She noticed the nearly empty gin bottle for the first time.
"It was the gin," I said once we were in bed.
Otherwise, he'd be crying in my gin instead of her beer.
Something about spending his gin rummy winnings.
She reached down behind the desk and brought out a bottle of gin and poured two healthy slugs into water glasses.
Dean despised gin even when properly mixed but forced a smile as he drank it straight and warm.
The old Ethel Rosewater was coming back and the second gin helped.
Three slugs of gin later he managed to get away, just as the desk was beginning to look appealing.
Dean dusted off a Christmas present bottle of VO with thoughts of re-igniting the glow from Ethel's gin and chasing away the gloom of the empty house but one sip and he re-capped the jug, deciding it wasn't a good idea.
The simplest cotton gin in extensive use is the " churka," used from early times, and still largely employed in India and China.
In the Macarthy roller gin, the lint, drawn by a roller covered with leather (preferably walrus hide), is drawn between a metal plate called the " doctor " (fixed tangentially to the roller and very close to it) and a blade called the " beater " or knife, which rapidly moves up and down immediately behind, and parallel to, the fixed plate.
A hand Macarthy roller gin worked by two men will clean about 4 to 6 lb of lint per hour.
By simple modifications the Macarthy gin can be used for all kinds of cotton.
Various attempts have been made to substitute a comb for the knife or beater, and one of the latest productions is the " Universal fibre gin," in which a series of blunt combs working horizontally replace the solid beater and so-called knife of the Macarthy gin.
Opposed to the various types of roller gins is the " saw gin," invented by Eli Whitney, an American, in 1792.
The machine which will gin the largest quantity in the shortest time is naturally preferred, unless such injury is, occasioned as materially to diminish the market value of the cotton.
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Schiedam is famous as the seat of a great gin manufacture, which, carried on in more than three hundred distilleries, gives employment besides to malt-factories, cooperages and cork-cutting establishments, and supplies grain refuse enough to feed about 30,000 pigs, as well as sufficient yeast to form an important article of export.
The cotton gin cut the cost of removing seeds from cotton.
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.
We are sympathetic to the laid-off workers, but no one would suggest the cotton gin not be installed.
The cotton gin example is the same as if Chad were replaced by a gin.
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?
The cotton gin, steel ploughs, tractors, combines, and a thousand other inventions would forever change the farm.