The supply of salt.
This is a matter which at the present time is of great importance to the people of the South
, and it may be interesting to know something with reference to the preparations in progress for obtaining the fall supply.
The principal salt works in the South
, those of Southwestern Virginia
, are now turning out about 3,000 bushels per day, and the company owning the works are improving their facilities for increasing the amount.
The States of Georgia
and North Carolina
are putting up works at the Virginia
wells, in order to supply their people.
Those of Georgia
are nearly completed, and will soon commence operations.
The saltness are enrich, and are believed to be inexhaustible.