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m$1,326 Transporting and grinding2,000 cost of making9,860 cost of vats, at $35 each136,500 Total expense$149, 186 fifteen hundred bushels per day is 468,000 bushels per year, sold at 75 cents$351,000 Deduct cost as above149, 186 profit$201,814 if sold at 40 cents per bushel, gross receipts would be$187,200 Deduct whole cost12,686 profit$174,514 the majority report recommends the purchase of 400,000 bushels of salt at 75 cents per bushel β€” costing the State $300,000. We have at least 1,333,000 persons to supply with salt. 400,000 bushels gives, per capita, 15 pounds to each person. If We are to depend upon the amount made by boiling β€” say, 700,000 bushels β€” each person would receive 26 ΒΌ pounds; just one-half enough. Piedmont District has a population of 496,671 Valley District219,120 Southwest189,392 Tidewater427,877 1,333,129 At 50 pounds per capita, 400,000 bushels would not supply Piedmont alone, if they got the whole amo