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Greater Wisconsin (Newspaper) - June 1, 1929, Racine, WisconsinV greater Wisconsin Fondi a Aad shop products rank Tod to the Aew Industry to one sated it the manufacture of vehicle bodies and parts t Tae butter cheese Ana milk to duster in value of noteworthy in the Leo Ostaf tabulation Taf ibid Orvace of the manufacture of rubber urea Ahn Lauu products. Aad stamped Aad u. A i. X. 4. 7. It. 10. 11. 12. U. 14. 15. 17. U. 30, 81. 33. A. 84. To Wesr Industry 4 i 14 to ii except Aad Piper fill Wood pulp Aad meet Misiur Vea Fele bodies Aad Aad text leh la Amer Aad Timber Ead other Baa 4 runt vre except 2 Skart Aea Aad water to but real Macat Aery. Apparatus and Axi Ginta t palaver 7vwaa4 later 4 leather a voted. Aad 7 pm Wasaff awl nasal Mac. Prefer Vlad Cru Lumaad 14 pm general Coatar Wlton Aad 6 Biaza. Aad other Ead Aad Ita Karr Maui i----126.0e3.220 70.793.04tt c6.374.7s9 o3.9m.002 46.4s1.951 44.091.782 32.931.415 11 15 18 3 1 11 3 4 put aug Aad p tog newspapers 22.98s.s03 new Afan Aad or Tat Mill Lexcey. Dnan reeled Ware Alaa Juwain 19 Aad air cultural Rapto ambat Ste aimed Aad Tae Fea Dustree Fouad la Waroe Eta. With of product Aad Raak of not fall a Latta of it the numerous Small Ladu states an Etu led As a group Hbeo Belr Coe Ablated value of pro ducts summed up and when the total number of wage earners pm m Ruben rent Tox Eta s erne 1 Chawna o Ere a ally comes Utah Durer Elaer though ten industries o eap Ted to u to fan tag to the be apph1 _ Bator Sutu add Tola to our a Teedom Mee. Clemn 114 v her in that Rua Tae of Large Auto be disclosed that the True watch Worth of he ably diversified Tex pasta a children of Wisconsin s in to of the state account for of the 91. Am.xts.93o la value of manufactured or slightly More than one half of the state s output remaining industries outranks leaders not Only in number of but in number of and in total pay Roll. Of 247.341 industrially i in Suwon sin Are wow by Small industries i indu croup pay out per cent of in Impie to worsted this Likely to be True lit the in of Racine be Majta Aad other Lake Shore clues Vicere re cent growth been marked and the e 1925 figures do zot reveal the actuation As it exists today. Extending the Law Itiat it Tea fact that a total my of 915, was spent for National adv rats Long by Only 288 of wisc on manufacturing establish in 1937 is found a Ive proof of the changing trend of the state industrially. Prom the sit Kiuon i an earlier Industrial Peri d when Wisconsin factories sup lied and were restricted to the dem indu of local Market present Encl Ioas compel expanding and or Wing and thriving industries to com Iete in National or world mar for the business Ament a to Onson s present and future Industrial Success. O in thusly 288 factories Are but a St dul portion of the entire num Ber i f Wisconsin factories that find it m a Pessary to engage Lii National adv Rel song in an Effort to sell their prot Ueta from 75 to 90 per cent or More of which Are marketed Ide our state boundaries. An Alys s of the it ports from 288 f accent of the reporting concerns spent from to for National advertising during the year 8 per cent Swient from 9hx ,000 to and 3 per cent Spet t upward of and this is b it a part of the Money expended y our industries in an Effort to r Ach out to find a broader mar Ket for the made in Wisconsin prot acts of our Industrial is Tabt is ments. E resident of the state whether a factory stockholder or not. Participates in some manner and to some degree in the Success Era Industrial specialisation. This present Era is dedicated to the table Sineat sad successful development of new manufacturing enterprises capable of offsetting the natural Industrial decline of Indus tries once gnat but decadent. Wisconsin s water Power resources Wisconsin s advantageous location close to growing population centers Wisconsin s Fine stopping facilities which should eventually be extended by the completion of the great lakes-3t Lawrence waterway to make our Lake ports in realty Ocean ports Wisconsin s healthful climatic conditions these Are but few of Wisconsin s Many natural assets that must be fully capitalised. Future Industrial Progress Aad pages i facts about Wisconsin Prosperity so tial to the fut ure welfare of Wisconsin can be attained Only through the establishment of industries capable of Selling their Badger made la the of the world in free Aad Runham any nation. Only through the attain ment of this continue to unhampered Competition with other Industrial state to the aim can Wisconsin Forward to the fulfilment of its True destiny. Plam Book the aeroplane Industry in Mil Waukee will have Over a five Mil lion Dollar production according to the unsent schedule contemplated by the various industries connected with its expansion. The Hamilton companies alone anticipated a business of Aad Are in process of sex plants and equipment. The ton Aero manufacturing company world s oldest and largest makers of Aero propellers is going into a production of fifty propellers a Day. The year s schedule contemplates More than Worth of business. Pending Hamil of was Monsiv 4 industries and Ben Milwaukee has been made an air throughout Tae wild a a of farm sea eatery. The of paper Aad Efrate afro guttural with is Jav la of with 17 that five Eav to Tosaji who do far Rao of 92.174 afto. La add Toa. There Are so fee women Box pair of Csc Oai 92.m4 940 to Aad Padua cry 2j04 la 48 which pay 91.7sa.12ft to wort i of a variety of a aur prom be pc and b fact Taat it wean la Faete Tea 1mjm Worth of Lavor Taff ae-1 the fur foods try Worl Wrt to s4 f the which had Aad pay out 9561.179 work Afua Teal Ottiar Nimett of 21 Are Lote 9 punts 539 in 27 count in comprising Plano pay out he ably industrialised Eastern 9049 to Ltd 93 my Worts twelve Worth of Pat ats Aad in toy pay s7u.m1 to and ears for else Oast a aatto Aal Raak of Tab la Todd err Light refrigerator Tay out 9706 231 la Aad i Eta Buek 6 of i wort i of Are 15 ship bundt of aed to Ataie. 1 31o wort Wra and a actual pay Rod of la of i4.9m.6m Worth of Aad steel Aad Ead aae a Wea toed Prat valued to 911.793, or u leap Lelec Wao 92 to Vagim. As of and bettor known la other than by at m Toj for 91.00b. 919 to la of jraluedjl.tji9j3jl.7m. To 1925 jul Holaj of strict of flacon san and 9 of cities Are located to the 44 comprising the Western judicial District. Milwaukee in Ciu cd 12 Cattern cities pro duct Worth or 52 per of the total Industrial product of Badger state the 9 Ellie to judicial District produced Worth or 10 per cent. Excluding Uil Wau remaining 11 m the it strict produced 487 Worth or 23 per cent of the Ethie a total compared to 10 per for the Western District s 12 of the Indus trial or about 55 per cent they paid out 9185.261.783. Or about m cent of our total pay Rou 9 Western a tilts employed m.613 workers or about 16 per Cunt Aad paid out or about 9 per of total pay we stand squarely on this platform there s a lot to newspaper making you never hear a of. Behind the scenes new problems Are continually arising. Some of these make us hesitate and trader for the Bettt Way of handling them. Some Deal Vith ethics and it is not always easy to say which is and which in wrong. For our guide in such matters we try just As hard 3a possible to abide by the tenets Laid Down by a Mem Ber of the staff of the school of journalism at the University of Wisconsin. That you May see our goals fee Are reproducing some of the planks of this platform we believe that journalism is an honorable profession essential to the welfare of society. We believe that the Success of democratic govern ment depends upon sound Public opinion and that the newspaper should Aid i creating and maintaining sound opinion. We believe that a newspaper that goes into the Home should publish nothing that cannot be read aloud in the family Circle. We believe Taat All persons and All organizations Are entitled to fair play in the columns of the news paper. We believe that neither the business interest of a newspaper nor any outside influence should interfere with the publication of the truth in news or editorials. We believe that advertisements should be As clean and wholesome an news and your country weekly is of by and your Home Community. Con oed by Wisconsin manufacturers association. 1 he value of Industrial products a a factored in Wisconsin in Crew we or about 6 pet cent Between 1925 and 1927, according to an analysis of the 19 j census of manufactures made by the Wisconsin manufacturers Asi of Dalton Madison compared to for 1925, the 1927 Val the of products total of 653 261 was Only about Twenty six Mil pm dollars Short of the two Bill on Dollar class. Wisconsin s Nat onal rank of 10th industrially Ren atoned unchanged. The increase of ill found in the number of in plants is especially note to thy in View of the fact that fac declined steadily in num Ber from 1920 to 1927. Although the increase of 381 in number of wage earners is slight t Marks the termination of the downward trend in Industrial employment which started to 1920, ind pre sents a Strong argument against decreasing employment wild to be due to the installation of labor saving machinery in factories. Factory wages increased 094, or about 5 per cent Between 1925 and 1927. In lev of the comparatively Small increase in number of workers the increase in wages plainly indicates that the rate of pay per worker was improved. Cost of material t used by manufacturing establishments in creased or 6 per cent Between 1925 and 1927. Comparative figures for the last two census periods follow no. Of no of Cost of value of plants workers wages paid materials products 1917 7473 18 5 7262 of i to from the results of their pres ene. A recent now Par Ali ily completed shows that 423 a tories Are owned by stockholders. Of this number 64, 14 or an average of 151 per re per Tang factory Are residents of to state. It is Safe to assume 1 r m this disclosure that the num be of resident stockholders in wis Coison s Industrial establish m its runs Well up in o the Bun of thousands for in this member would be included those w 10 have invested the savings in 169 Canning factories in the 2, 79 cheese factories or in the 699 creameries now in operation. A Good impression of the of Wisconsin s factory Roll May of reached by assuming that wis it Caln manufacturers used Silver Duars in paying in tical wages annually. 1 in Silver dollars which v. Ould weigh pounds or 860 a ate s Industrial growth and sex a Cpl of a part of the new Money Tuit actually does come into the s ate yearly due to the Sale of was c Oisin s Industrial products outside t m Borders of the e. Faunn Industrial on Teok to summarize Brief a Industrial Baa passed in less than a Century through iwo distinct 41 Lods and is at provent to the nil St of a third period the first Pioneer or Flou r Mill period e treading from Terri Ariel times t own go civil War Yiirs. The 0 was the Sawmill period which St its beginning of flapped the f our Mill period to til Lee a Nat Gnu resource Timber Aad ended to carrying the Buillen of the Ante s Industrial Grotth and sex a Aton safely into tie twentieth c eatery. The third or present period of lift Scorita s Industrial history la a Jerrod of marked transition from last remaining traces of the 1 looser period and for the age transportation cent i and Transfer Point by the efforts of the Milwaukee association of Commerce air service committee. Tuts service of the recent establish ment of the Fox River Valley air mail route from Milwaukee to fond do Lac Appleton Oshkosh and Green Bay connecting with the route to Madison la crease and the twin cities and with Chi Cago and the trans Continental and Southern lines. Of of Natu Vej 13 a of highly developed mod bust flacon run s Best that is second to none la typified by this View from my office stated f. Hull Secretary of the Wisconsin manufacturers association to the midst of a Conversa Tion bearing upon the factors that contribute toward making the bad Ger state an Ideal state to Call Home. Just took at that View. Of course it is continued or. Kull but that la Only part of it. That single window frames a picture of everything that this state of ours Baa to offer. Study it Ponder it. In the far distance farms Dairy barns allot those towers of Rural wealth Hills Woods cultivated Fields Wisconsin land Fertile and fair. Then Lake Mendota with wooded shores boat ing bathing fishing summer Homes recreation a proof of natures Bounty lavished in Ripple riven Emerald and Silver filigree of sparkling sunlight. A picture Ever changing Ever entrancing. Enthroned on its Majestic Hill at the right the University of wis Consin stand Long for higher Educa Tion at beet is one of the finest state Watve Siuea to the land. At the left factory chimneys with smoke Pennon proclaiming Indus try provid Taf employment and livelihood for those engaged in net Ful in mid die Homes Aad Schoola and and tree arched avenues. Clover and modern of fice Untal Busy arteries of my Prosperity. And the 124 industries enumerated by the census in Wisconsin s in dui trial family 89 exceed one ill Loloi dollars in value of products an 35 Range Leas than one million do ars. In addition to the last i toned 35 industries it is to be Exi acted that most of those in do led in the All other industries arc up also fall below one million do Lars in value of products. Wis coi sin has three industries that sex d the Hundred million Mark compared to 86 industries that Raj be Between one million and one Hundred million dollars in value of or ducts. Eight of these 86 in do tries exceed fifty million Dol Lar i so it readily May be seen the t Wisconsin s greatest numeric 1 strength industrially lies in to 78 industries that Are neither la be nor Small but medium sized. Nae of the 124 Wisconsin India Tri Job separately enumerated in the i aus May be regarded As service in Lustres that sell largely or in Tii Aly to a local Market. In this Cli Are bread and bakery pro dits printing and publishing Gas of cooking Railroad repair shops in Cream tents and awnings m Tim fractured ice stereotyping ctr typing and engraving. Of to 3 115 remaining industries All re Ard the local or Home Market As Otty a part although an important try of the nation wide Market. Re similar products from other St ites Are met in keen Competition by the products of 92 per cent of to i industries of the Badger state. detracting from the 1m it trance of the 8 per cent of wis Cacasin s industries that serve the h me Market it is the 92 per cent be line their products on the Nati Nal or world Market and bring in r new Money into the state tit create Prosperity by keeping a balance of Exchange in the St Ite a favor. Pour of the Twenty leading in it Stree in Wisconsin fall into the Wood working group which Empi is workers and totals in production. Of u Ese four industries two Are still f owing the other two have Pasa Taw Peak and Are declining i e to the diminished Supply of n w materials locally. Lumber and to Nebr products advanced from a n no of 2nd in 1880 to 1st in 1890, a. D held that position through 11 00 and 1910, then dropped rapid 1 to a state rank of 8th and a n. Tonal rank of 7th in 1923. P Anong Mill products reached their i est with a state rank of 9th in 1 90, but rank 15th today. Fur n Ture and refrigerator Man fac to ring was in 13th place in 1880 a to has since experienced a fairly steady growth to 9th position. Piper and Wood pulp has shown a much More rapid growth How e is from. 18th in 1880 to 4th to d to ranking at the top of wis c sin s woodworking family with a production of and with workers employed t Imber and Timber products Fol with production. Furniture and refrigerator Manu f curing is third in the group with a production of Ore than 25 per cent of the re f a aerators sold in the United s ates Are made in Wisconsin our a flu Al production exceeding 010 units. Refrigerator Manu f a tuners annually use about 0 Board feet of Hardwood a i re portion of which is wisc on s n Black Ash. Planing Mill pro d its turned out by 127 plants c attribute to the s ate s total. Still another import t it Wood working Industry is the t manufacture of packing boxes in t Holch our state ranks 3rd in the r it Lon. The 65 plants engaged in t us Enterprise with an output of 9 serve As an annual out 1 t for the utilization of some c Board feet of Jack Pine Taplar and Short piece lumber s Ock that otherwise would be i asted. Our Wood working Indus to the magnificent foreground ent state c the Dasilve Tate Capitol the stat of state government exemplifying under its dome Tae executive legislative and jul decal foundation of our Commonwealth. Above a. The statue Forward that to Wisconsin. Aad factories University Capitol substantial puce by Odlag to harmonious window picture possible Only to liable lovable was coast. If any other state can Natch that View. Bum tries serve As a Homo Market for Merchantable Timber from farm woodlots and from Cuto for land farms which finds ready Sale for pulp Wood Cedar posts end poles Railroad ties mine and lag Ging Excelsior bolts and various other uses. Where Are the 21 Clit Les that pro Duce 62 per cent of Wisconsin s Industrial products located twelve of the 21 cities a e located in the 27 counties comprising the highly industrialized was Era Judi Cial District and 9 Are located in the 44 counties comp song the Western judicial District. Milwaukee included the 12 Eastern cities produce woth or 52 per cent of the total indu trial production of the Badger slate. The 9 cities in the Western District pro Duce Worth or 10 per cent excluding Milwaukee the remaining 11 cities in tie Eastern District produce Worth or 23 per cent of the stat j s compared to 10 per cent for the 9 Western District Cutie a. The 12 Eastern cities employ of the state s in dismal work ers or about 55 per cent and they pay out or about 58 per cent of our total pay Roll. The 9 Western cities employ workers or about 10 per cent and pay out or Almut 9 cent of the total pay Roll of the state. Who own the manufacturing establishments in sin who share the profit if there la a profit Tae obvious answer is the stockholders. How tiny wis Consin residents an Industrial stockholders for the put generation professional poll clans by inference and innuendo have striven to establish Belr Stock answer of the few in minds of the people the professional politicians sing out Success Ful industries term Tiem big business and slander men who have been instrumental n making their respective industries Success Ful and prosperous. The sane thinker admits that growth is essential to continued Success in any business but the professional politician chronically flows with alarm the growth and Success of manufacturing pro vide increasing employment and a growing Market at Home. There is no More foundation for the demagogue s alarmist View of wis Consin s Industrial growth than there is truth to Bis Asai ration that our successful industries Are big business owned by the fortunate few. Here Are the facts a recent Survey now partially completed shows that 423 Wisconsin factories Are owned by stockholders. Of this number or an aver age of 151 per reporting factory Are residents of the Backer state. It la Safe to assume thai the num Ber of resident stockholders la Wisconsin s Industrial establishments runs Well up into the hundreds of thousands for to this number would be inched those who have invested in our 169 can Nung factories. In our be Eye factories and in our 699 Cream eries. In the face of these facts is it reasonable to believe that our factories Are big business owned by the fortunate la it reasonable to believe that this fictitious condition creates a men Ace to be viewed Wolti every resident of Wisconsin whether a stockholder or not participates in manner and to some degree in the benefits result ing from Waco non s industries. Every resident of Wisconsin should with Bis own Bent interests at heart insist that our factories be encouraged to grow find expand and flourish. Many via Contd industries do not loom Large in the state s Industrial family and As a natural consequence these industries May fail to receive the measure of credit they deserve. Vic wed in the Shadow cant by such Cut standing buy the right fertilizer United Plant goods arc particularly for wis Consin needs. They Are quicker acting higher Grade dry and Drill Able. Guaranteed Analyzia on every bag shows Correct ratio for increasing yields and decreasing growing costs. Properly used they increase feeding and sales value of crops. A United fertilizer service Man will ten you How to get the most out of your acreage with United Plant foods. A kit us. United fertilizer co. P. O. Box 812 Milwaukee wis. Leaders As the manufacture of Dairy products motor vehicle manufacturing foundry and machine shop products and the paper and Wood pulp Industry the smaller suffer by con Trast Aad Are dwarfed to relative importance. It is Only when the numerous Small industries Are studied As a group when their combined value of products Are summed up Aad when the total number of earners employed in disclosed that the True Worth of these highly diversified Small children of Wisconsin s Industrial family comes to Light. Though ten Industry Ltd to the state account for of the in value of manufactured products or slightly More than one half of the state s output the remaining industries outrank the ten leaders not Only in number of establish ments but to number of employees and in total payroll. Of the 247. 341 industrially employed in Wisconsin Are employed by the Small industries and the plants to the Small industries group pay rat in wages or 54 per cent of the annual payroll. Several of these Small industries which play no Small part to the welfare of wis Consin will be discussed to subsequent articles. A Early discus Sion Deal with the manufacture t Toyi Aad children s vehicles an Industry which out Worth of annually and pays to wages. How Many readers know Wisconsin s rank in this Branch of manufacture the Large number and great variety which becomes evident when Wisconsin s smaller industries Are enumerated indicates that Diversi fied May be applied to manufacturing just As it May be applied to farming in the Badger state. In addition to our the largest manufacturing industries the census of manufactures lists 115 other industries that run the Range of the alphabet. From agricultural implements to worsted goods. Agricultural implements Are manufactured to 21 which employ workers and pay out 157 to wages. With in value of products Wisconsin ranks third in the nation and known throughout the world As a source of farm machinery. Slaughtering and meat packing is one of Wisconsin s most important farm linked industries which might realty be termed As a marketing Agency since it converts e farm raised raw material Here at Home into a finished product read for distribution and consumption Over a wide territory. This Industry is so closely Allied with agriculture that it difficult to say whether it properly under the general heading of Agri culture or Industry among the state s producers. Meat packing ranks fifth among the of the state and gives wis consult a National rank of twelfth. The 18 packing plants employ workers and pay out it wages annually. Much More 1m portent however the fact that of which represents the value of products for one year paid Back directly to the farm for livestock old on the Hoof for Slaughter. This leave i representing the value added by manufacture of which nearly one half is paid out a wages. When wages Are deducted Only remains to a taxes insurance interest and depreciation Selling costs and finally a profit with the single exception of butter cheese Anil condensed milk Industry no other Industry returns More Money directly to Badger state Farmers of its raw materials than the Slaught ering and meat packing Industry. The nearest approach is made by the paper and pulp Industry Wulc i serves As a Home Market for Pul Wood sold As a by product off Cut Over land farms. Wisconsin farm ers Are especially favored in ing a Short Railroad haul froth feedlot or pasture to the packing centers of the state. How Many know that Wisconsin now ranks second to fiction in rubber tire inf enough automobile tires Aad inner tubes Are manufactured to Wisconsin factories each year to equip every one of the and trucks now registered to Tow state with five new after every Wisconsin Driver had a Ted his car with a new tire an each wheel and a new tint there would still be urea left for replacements. Five tin factories in the state employed workers paid out in wages and produced Worth of tires and tubes in present production is no doubt considerably in excess of these last available Federal census of manufacturers figures which that Wisconsin tire factories an average Dally production of tween and ores and inner tubes. The fact that m would take about Box ears coot Laid on pan 4 Phoenix silk hosiery Pitt Cinexi after America s most Ful legs in proved shades of tit Procai Phoenix hosiery my ing Ever Toft to pointed Feridi or Heel. Chaff of set Vervlee service weights. The Gisholt machine company Madison Wisconsin manufacturers of heavy and Small Turret lathes Sim climatic lathes precision balancing machine vertical Boring Mills tool Grinders

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