We are sympathetic to the laid-off workers, but no one would suggest the cotton gin not be installed.
At an early date Hastings was placed in charge of an aurang or factory in the interior, where his duties would be to superintend the weaving of silk and cotton goods under a system of money advances.
Carigara is open to coast trade, exports large quantities of hemp, raises much rice, and manufactures cotton and abaca fabrics.
Who do you think makes more money: the one person who operates the cotton gin we discussed in the last chapter or one of the fifty people he replaced?
Up comes the cotton, down goes the woven cloth; up comes the silk, down goes the woollen; up come the books, but down goes the wit that writes them.
The name "flock" is given to a material formed of wool or cotton refuse, or of shreds of old woollen or cotton rags, torn by a machine known as a "devil."
Tobacco, vegetables and other garden produce are much cultivated; cotton could probably be grown with profit.
Aisne imports coal, iron, cotton and other raw material and machinery; it exports cereals, live-stock and agricultural products generally, and manufactured goods.
There are a number of small manufacturing industries in Cuzco, including the manufacture of cotton and woollen fabrics, leather, beer, embroidery and articles of gold and silver.
There are extensive woollen and cotton factories, and, in the neighbourhood, a large limestone quarry.
The cotton gin cut the cost of removing seeds from cotton.
Iron and copper founding, brewing, tanning, and the manufacture of gunpowder, confectionery, heavy iron goods, gloves, boots and shoes and cotton goods are also carried on.
Pepper is grown in considerable quantities in the districts of Ha-Tien and Bien-Hoa, and sugarcanes, coffee, cotton, tobacco and jute are also produced.
It is made by dusting on a specially prepared adhesive surface finely powdered fibres of cotton or silk.
One person with a horse and a cotton gin could process as much as fifty people without the gin.
Even though this allowed cotton prices to plummet and demand for cotton to increase, some of those fifty people got laid off, no doubt shaking their fists at the infernal gin as they stormed off the property.
The cotton gin, steel ploughs, tractors, combines, and a thousand other inventions would forever change the farm.
When I next saw her she was a formless heap of cotton, which I should not have recognized at all except for the two bead eyes which looked out at me reproachfully.
A large number of cotton mills furnish the chief source of industry; printing, dyeing and bleaching of cotton and calico, spinning and weaving machine making, iron and steel works, and collieries in the neighbourhood, are also important.
Then, make them all soak their fingers in ice water so they are numb and work even slower, creating another thirty jobs for cold-fingered, blindfolded cotton seed removers.
She laughed nervously, acutely aware of the warmth of his hands through her cotton dress.
She was dressed in indigo jeans and a white cotton shirt with turquoise piping.
Among the exports may be noticed minerals, wines and spirits, tobacco, hides, live animals; and among the imports, groceries, cotton and cereals.
Floccus, but many Teutonic languages have the same word in various forms), a tuft of wool, cotton or similar substance.
He was raised on a South Carolina farm by a red neck father who didn't have two cotton balls to rub together.
In the morning she dressed in boots, jeans and a cool cotton blouse.
Leon has a large general trade, and manufactures cotton and woollen fabrics, ice, cigars, boots, shoes and saddlery; its tanneries supply large quantities of cheap leather for export.
Other manufactures of Kendal are machine-made boots and shoes, cards for wool and cotton, agricultural and other machinery, paper, and, in the neighbourhood, gunpowder.
A large public park, opened in 1866, was laid out as a relief work for unemployed operatives during the cotton famine of the earlier part of the decade.
Real cotton goods were not made in Lancashire till 1641, when Bolton is named as the chief seat of the manufacture of fustians, vermilions and dimities.
It was here that velvets were first made about 1756, by Jeremiah Clarke, and muslins and cotton quiltings in 1763.
With the development of cotton and silk industries the town has increased enormously, and is now second in importance only to Derby among the towns of the county.
The manufacture of sugar is very important; brewing, distilling, flour-milling, iron-founding, the weaving and spinning of cotton,, wool and silk, and the manufacture of iron goods, especially agricultural implements, are actively carried on.
Cotton spinning and printing works, cotton-mill machinery works, dye-works and chemical manufactures, and neighbouring collieries maintain the industrial population.
It produces much grain and cotton, and is considered one of the most fertile districts of Persia.
It has post and telegraph offices and a lively trade in wool, cotton and dry fruits (almonds, pistachios).
The principal crops are wheat, pulse, maize, millet, with some cotton and sugar-cane.
It is the principal port of the island, exporting barley, wheat, cotton, raisins, oranges, lemons and gypsum.
Asheville is a market for live-stock, dairy products, lumber and fruits, and has various manufactories (in which a good water-power is utilized), including tanneries, cotton mills, brick and tile factories, and a wood-working and veneer plant.
In England the story first appears in a short poem preserved among the Cotton MSS.
A sketch of his life appears in Cotton Mather's Magnalia (London, 1702); see also J.
Rice is the chief article of export, dried or salted fish, pepper and cotton ranking next in order of value.