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Industrial Development South

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Tbe Manufacturera' Record, ot' Baltiinore, Md., in its aununl review of the south's indu6ti-iul developinent, shows tliat tliu capital represente by new mining and manufncluring enterprises, orgauized ia ï-SSS, vas íl(iS,800,000, ilivided as follows: A aba ma, $2y,4.3,0u0; Kintueky, $;.'S,S0ü,000; Ttxas. $17,'951,000; Georgia, t4,305,(0; Virginia, $11,774,000; Tennessee. $)I,liii,0üU; MaryJand, $10,rt?0,i'00; Wast Virginia, )0.1U,ú0); Arkansas, .íH,4s:;,ouü; Koi'tb Carolina, $r,üö!),000; Lou.siíin.i, j:G,öO(;,OiiO; Soutli Carolina, $4,8)3,000; PiOriJa, $4,731,000; Missiasippi $1.9P8.000. Duiiuj; 18S8 tbere ware organizad 618 new euterprises against 3,4öj in lt7, aud 1,S5 in loSO, a total in three years of 8,623, in addiliou to which tbere were huudreds of small enterprisos, surh as grist milis, etc. , not couuted in tbis euuineiation. Heviowing the progi-ess of the south since 1880 Tbe Recorrí shows ttaat in tbafc tima 20,001) miles of railroari lias beeu built, and that over ÍTOl'.OOU.OOO have been spent in building new roads and mnroving oíd ones. In ]S0 tlie ?outh made S'.T,SJ1 tons of pigron, and in 1889 it will produce abont 1,800,000 tons. In lí-SO there were ü,04S,.V;i tons of coal minedjn the south, against 10,476,7K5 tons in 1-8S. Cottou-mills inci-ease'd 'rom 180, itb 15,22'; looms andTlo.'-ü-H spindles n 1S80, (o over S00 milis, witb SS uüO looms and 1,800,000 spindles. The valne oL cotton goods niíul ti tbe south in 1888 wh nearly i5O,Cu0.000, umiin-t Svl,0O0,OUÜ in ISoO. The valué of the soutü's agricnltttrai proJuct.s for I8S8 was Í800, 00(1,0 JO, agaiost !571,O00.O0J in 187!-, and the lire stook is now estiniatert at {975,000,000, ■:);) 1,4O'J,000 in 188V. The produotiou of grain last yoar Wiisü:(i,30"),00ü bushei?, against 4ol,07i,680 bushels in 18S0.


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