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Number who deliver their own milk 1,467

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 573

Number of head butter-makers employed 14

Average monthly wages of each |47 50

Number of assistant butter-makers employed 8

Average monthly wages of each 128 00

Number of other persons employed 21

Average monthly wages of each |23 79

Whole number of persons employed 43

Average monthly wages of each |32 26

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers 72.5

Average per cent of butter sold to Jobbers 10.5

Average per cent of butter 8ol«l to retailers 17

Average per cent of butter sold in Michigan 25

Number who report outlook for business good 13

STATISTICS OF SAGINAW COUNTY.

Number of creameries in operation in 1903 3

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 3

Number of creameries established since January 1, 1900 1

Average number of years in operation 6

Average number of months operated each year 12

Number of creameries owned by individuals 3

Aggregate amount of capital invested |8,500 00

Average amount for each creamery 2,833 33

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 6,259,053

Number pounds of butter manufactured 294,661

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 21.2

Approximate value of butter manufactured $64,040 37

Average value of butter per pound 21%

Number of patrons supplying creameries with milk 317

Number who deliver their own milk 132

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 185

Number of head butter-makers employed 4

Average monthly wages of each $50 00

Number of assistant butter-makers employed 2

Average monthly wages of each $25 00

Number of other persons employed 1

Average monthly wages of each $36 00

Whole number of persons employed 7

Average monthly wages of each $40 86

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers 82.3

Average per cent of butter sold to jobbers 1.7

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers 16

Average per cent of butter sold in Michigan 16

Number who report outlook for business good 3

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STATISTICS OP SANILAC COUNTY.

Number of creameries in operation in 1903 3

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 3

Number of creameries established since January 1, 1900 1

Average number of years in operation 5.3

Average number jof months operated each year 6

Number of creameries owned by firms 3

Aggregate amount of capital invested $18,000 00

Average amount for each creamery. 6,000 00

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 8,357,000

Number pounds of butter manufactured 342,480

Average .number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 24.5

Approximate value of butter manufactured $70,096 00

Average value of butter per pound 20^4

Number of patrons supplying creameries with milk 440

Number who deliver ' their own milk 26

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 414

Number of head butter-makers employed 3

Average monthly wages of each $60 00

Number of assistant butter-makers employed 3

Average monthly wages of each $34 34

Number of other persons employed ; 1

Average monthly wages of each $20 00

Whole number of persons employed 7

Average monthly wages of each 1 $43 28

Entire output sold to wholesalers outside of Michigan.

Number who report outlook for business good ' 3

STATISTICS OF SH LA. WAS SEE COUNTY.

Number of creameries in operation In 1903 2

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 2

Average number of years in operation 11.5

Average number of months operated each year 8

Number of creameries owned by individuals. 2

Aggregate amount of capital invested $4,000 00

Average 'amount for each creamery 2,000 00

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 3,740,000

Number pounds of butter manufactured 170,000

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter. 22

Approximate value of butter manufactured $34,400 00

Average value of butter per pound 20^4

Number of patrons supplying creameries with milk 340

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 340

Number of head butter-makers employed 2

Average monthly wages of each $52 00

Number of assistant butter-makers employed , 2

Average monthly wages of each $46 00

Number of other persons employed 1

Average monthly wages of each $52 00

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Whole number of persons employed 5

Average monthly wages of each $19 00

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers 50

Average per cent of butter sold to jobbers 50

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers

Average per cent of butter sold In Michigan 16.5

Number who report outlook for business fair 2

STATISTICS OF ST. CLAIR COUNTY.

Number of creameries in operation in 1903 6

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 4

Number of creameries established since January 1, 1900 4

Average number of years In operation 6

Average number of months operated each year 11

Number of creameries owned by corporatit)ns • 1

Number of creameries owned by firms , 3

Number of creameries owned by individuals. '. 2

Aggregate amount of capital invested 126,000 00

Average amount for each creamery 4,333 33

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 6.703,328

Number pounds of butter manufactured 261,297

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 25.7

Approximate vUlue of butter manufactured $60,026 50

Average value of butter per pound 23

Number of patrons supplsing creameries with milk 1,073

Number who deliver their own milk 148

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 925

Number of head butter-makers employed 7

Average monthly wages of each $57 50

Number of assistant butter-makers employed 3

Average monthly wages of each $32 00

Number of other persons employed 10

Average monthly wages of each i $35 40

Whole number of persons employed 20

Average monthly wages of each $40 00

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers • 81.7

Average per cent of butter sold to jobbers 16.6

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers 1.7

Average per cent of butter sold in Michigan 17.5

Number who report outlook for business good 4

Number who report outlook for business fair 2

STATISTICS or ST. JOSEPH C50UNTY.

Number of creameries in operation in 1903 6

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 8

Number of creameries established since January 1, 1900 5

Average number of years in operation 2.5

Average number of months operated each year 9.7

Number of creameries owned by corporations 6

Aggregate amount of capital invested $24,200 00

Average amount for each creamery 4,033 00



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Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 1,770,000

Number pounds of butter manufactured 88,500

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 20

Approximate value of butter manufactured $17,772 00

Average value of butter per pound 20

I^umber of patrons supplying creameries with milk 718

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk 23

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 696

Number of head butter makers employed 6

Average monthly wages of each « |58 00

Number of assistant butter makers employed 2

Average monthly wages of each $36 00

Number of other persons employed 1

Average monthly wages of each $10 00

Whole number of persons employed ^. 9

Average monthly wages of each $46 60

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers 47.6

Average per cent of butter sold to jobbers 46.7

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers 6.8

Average per cent of butter sold in Michigan , 20.8

Number who report outlook for business good 6

Number who report outlook for business fair 1

STATISTICS OF TUSCOLA CX>UNTY.

Nui^ber of creameries in operation in 1903 6

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 6

Number of creameries established since January 1st, 1900 1

Average number of years in operation 5.3

Average number of months operated each year 9.7

Number of creameries owned by corporations , 4

Number of creameries owned by individuals 2

Aggregate amount of capital invested $19,100 00

Average amount for each creamery 3,186 00

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 6,501,635

Number pounds of butter manufactured 270,681

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 24

Approximate value of butter manufactured $59,950 00

Average value of butter per pound 22

Number of patrons supplying creameries with milk 480

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk 96

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 386

Number of head butter makers employed 6

Average monthly wages of each $59 17

Number of assistant butter makers employed 2

Average monthly wages of each $33 00

Number of other persons employed 3

Average monthly wages of each $28 67

Whole number of persons employed 11

Average monthly wages of each $46 09



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Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers ^ 68.3

Average per cent of butter sold to jobbers 31.7

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers None.

Average per cent of butter sold In Michigan 8.3

Number who report outlook for business good 6

STATISTICS OF VAN BUREN COUNTY. '

Number of creameries in operation in 1903 6

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 5

Number of creameries established since January 1, 1900 1

Average number of years in operation 7.2

Average number of months operated each year^ 12

Number of creameries owned by corporations 4

Number of creameries owned by individuals 2

Aggregate amount of capital invested * $20,145 00

Average amount for each creamery '. . 3,358 00

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 10,550.127

Number pounds of butter manufactured 509,270

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 20.7

Approximate value of butter manufactured $108,927 62

Average value of butter per pound 21^^

Number of parous supplying creameries with milk 786

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk 53

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 733

Number of head butter makers employed 6

Average monthly wages of each $55 00

Number of assistant butter makers employed 3

Average monthly wages of each $32 00

Number of other persons employed 3

Average monthly wages of each $26 67

Whole number of persons employed 12

Average monthly wages of each $41 00

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers 63.3

Average per cent of butter sold to jobbers v 31.2

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers 5.5

Average per cent of butter sold in Michigan 5.5

Number who report outlook for business good 4

Number who report outlook for business fair 2

STATISTICS OF WASHTENAW COUNTY.

Number of creameries in operation in 1903 5

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 5

Number of creameries established since January 1, 1900 1

Average number of years in operation 7.8

Average number of months operated each year 11.5

Number of creameries owned by corporations 4

Number of creameries owned by firms 1

Aggregate amount of capital invested $27,000 00

Average amount for each creamery 5,400 00

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 22,941,635

Number pounds of butter manufactured 1,044,821

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 22

Approximate value of butter manufactured $237,135 39

Average value of butter per pound 22%



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Number of patrons supplying creameries with milk 1,210

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk 339

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 871

Number of head butter makers employed 5

Average monthly wages of each $62 00

Number of assistant butter makers employed 5

Average monthly wages of each $42 00

Number of other persons employed 12

Average monthly wages of each $42 50

Whole number of persons employed 22

Average monthly wages of each $46 82

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers 93

Average per cent of butter sold tp Jobbers 2

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers 5

Average per cent of butter sold In Michigan 4.4

Number who report outlook for business good 5

STATISTICS OF WAYNE COUNTY.

Number of creameries in operation in 1903 2

Number of creameries in operation in 1902 .' 2

Number of creameries established since January 1, 1900 1

Average number of years in operation 4

Average number of months operated each year 9.5

Number of creameries owned by corporations 2

Aggregate amount of capital invested $7,300 00

Average amount for each creamery 3,650 00

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 5,643,973

Number pounds of butter manufactured 277,000

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 20.4

Approximate value of butter manufactured # . . . $66,280 00

Average value of butter i)er pound 24

Number of patrons supplying creameries with milk 288

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk .* 112

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 176

Number of head butter makers employed 2

Average monthly wages of each $55 00

Number of assistant butter makers employed 2

Average monthly wages of each $37 50

Number of other persons employed 2

Average monthly wages of each $42 50

Whole number of persons employed 6

Average monthly wages of each $45 00

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers 97.5

Average per cent of butter sold to jobbers None.

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers 2.5

Average per cent of butter sold in Michigan 2.5

Number who report outlook for business good 2



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SUMMARY OF THE CANVASS OF CREAMERIES FOR ENTIRE STATE.

Whole number of counties having creameries 39

Total number of creameries in operation In 1903 166

Total number of creameries in operation in 1902 150

Total number of creameries established since January 1, 1900 73

Average number of years in operation for each 6.1

Average number of months operated each year 10.6

Total number of creameries owned by corporations 104

Total number of creameries owned by firms 24

Total number of creameries owned by individuals 37

Aggregate amount of capital invested $689,790 00

Average amount for each creamery ? 4,155 36

Total number pounds of milk delivered to factories in 1902 334.180,960

Total number pounds of butter manufactured 15,557.999

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of butter 21.5

Approximate value of butter manufactured $3,344,052 59

Average value of butter per pound '. 2IV2

Total number of patrons supplying creameries with milk 23,620

Total number who deliver their own milk 5,654

Total number who hire their* milk delivered 17,966

Total number of head butter makers employed 163

Average monthly wages of each $54 79

Total number of assistant butter makers employed 108

Average monthly wages of each $30 36

Total number of other persons employed. 133

Average monthly wages of each $32 41

Total number of persons employed 404

Average monthly wages of each' $40 90

Average per cent of butter sold to wholesalers 58.3

Average per cent of butter sold to jobbers 25.2

Average per cent of butter sold to retailers 16.5

Average per cent of butter sold in Michigan 23.1

Total number who report outlook for business good 136

Total number who report outlook for business fair 22

Total number who report outlook for business poor 1

Total number not answering 7



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THE CANVASS OP CHEESE FACTORIES.

STATISTIOS OF ALCONA COUNTY.

Number of cheese factories in operation In 1903 8

Number of cheese factories in operation in 1902 3

Number of cheese factories established since January 1, 1900 2

Average number of years in operation 8

Average number of months operated each year 6.2

Number of cheese factories owned by corporations 1

Number of cheese factories owned by firms 1

Number of cheese factories owned by individuals 1

Aggregate amount of capital invested $4,750 00

Average amount for each cheese factory 1,583 33

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories duing the year 3.584,902

Number pounds of cheese manufactured 853,639

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of cheese 10.1

Approximate value of cheese manufactured $34,567 82

Average value of cheese per pound 9%

Number of patrons supplying cheese factories with milk 167

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk 48

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered . . . , 119

Number of head cheese makers employed 3

Average monthly wages of each $48 33

Number of assistant cheese makers employed 3

Average monthly wages of each $30 00

Whole number of persons employed 6

Average monthly wages of each $39 17

Average per cent of cheese sold to wholesalers 48.8

Average per cent of cheese sold to jobbers 32.7

Average per cent of cheese sold to retailers 24

Average per cent of cheese sold in Michigan 67.8

Number who report outlook for business good 3

STATISTICS OP ALLSGAN COUNTY.

Number of cheese factories in operation in 1903 4

Number of cheese factories in operation in 1902 4

Number of cheese factories established since January 1, 1900

Average number of years in operation 13.7

Average number of months operated each year 11

Number of cheese factories owned by individuals 4

Aggregate amount of capital invested $6,800 00

Average amount for each cheese factory 1,925 00

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 3,604,790

Number pounds of cheese manufactured 381,563

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of cheese 9.5

Approximate value of cheese manufactured $39,537 51

Average value of cheese per pound 10%

Number of patrons supplying cheese factories with milk 207

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk 81

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 126



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l^umber of head cheese makers employed 4

Average monthly wages of each $50 00

Number of assistant cheese makers employed ^ 4

Average monthly wages of each $23 33

Number of other persons employed 1

Average monthly wages of each $10 00

Whole number of persons employed 9

Average monthly wages of each $32 86

Average per cent of cheese sold to wholesalers 67.5

Average per cent of cheese sold to Jobbers 27.5

Average per cent of cheese sold to retailers , 5

Average per cent of cheese sold In Michigan 95

Number who report outlook for business good 3

Number who report outlook for business fair 1

STATISTICS OF ARENAC COUNTY.

Number of cheese factories In operation in 1903 4

Number of cheese factories in operation in 1902 2

Number of cheese factories established since January 1, 1900 2

Average number of years in operation 5.2

Average number of months operated each year 6.3

Number of cheese factories owned by firms 3

Number of cheese factories owned by individuals 1

Aggregate amount of capital invested $20,000 00

Average amount for each cheese factory 5,000 00

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 2,748,954

Number pounds of cheese manufactured 271,429

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of cheese 10.1

Approximate value of cheese manufactured $26,982 87

Average value of cheese per pound 10

Number of patrons supplying cheese factories with milk 200

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk 106

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 94

Number of head cheese makers employed 4

Average monthly wages of each $44 33

Number of assistant cheese makers employed 4

Average monthly wages of each $25 00

Number of other persons employed 1

Average monthly wages of each $23 00

Whole number of persons employed 9-

Average monthly wages of each $32 00

Average per cent of cheese sold to wholesalers 37.5

Average per cent of cheese sold to jobbers 37.5

Average per cent of cheese sold to retailers 25

Average per cent of cheese sold in Michigan 86.6

Number who report outlook for business good 4



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STATISTICS OF ALFENA. COUNTY.

Alpena county has only one cheese factory. The Michigan Cheese Factory of
Long Rapids Township, conducted by a corporation under the management of L. J.
Sylvester of Alpena. The factory was established in 1898, but was idle during the
year in which these statistics were gathered. It has since resumed operations.

STATISTICS OF BAY COUNTY. .

Number of cheese factories in operation in 1903 11

Number of cheese factories in operation in 1902 10

Number of cheese factories established since January 1, 1900 6

Average number of years In operation 5.8

Average number of months operated each year 9.8

Number of cheese factories owned by corporations 2

Number of cheese factories owned by firms. . .* 5

Number of cheese factories owned by individuals 4

Aggregate amount of capital invested $19,750 00

Average amount for each cheese factory 1,795 50

Number pounds of milk delivered to factories during the year 10,819,911

Number pounds of cheese manufactured 1,084,398

Average number pounds of milk to each pound of cheese 9.9

Approximate value of cheese manufactured $105,520 87

Average value of cheese per pound 09%

Number of patrons supplying cheese factories with milk 552

Number of patrons who deliver their own milk 450

Number of patrons who hire their milk delivered 102

Number of head cheese makers employed 11

Average monthly wages of each $48 90

Number of assistant cheese makers employed 11

Average monthly wages of each $29 45

Number of other persons employed 5

Average monthly wages of each $27 60

Whole number of persons employed 27

Average monthly wages of each $30 70

Average per cent of cheese sold to wholesalers 63.6

Average per cent of cheese sold to jobbers 28.2

Average per cent of cheese sold to retallei's 8.2

Average per cent of cheese sold in Michigan 87.4

Number who report outlook for business good 11

STATISTICS OF BEBBIEN COUNTY.

Berrien county has one cheese factory, located in Niles township, conducted by
an individual and under the management of F. Tranger of Niles. The factory
was not started until September, 1902, hence no statistics were given for that
year. One cheese maker is employed at an average monthly salary of $40. Of
their product 66% per cent is sold to wholesalers and 33% per cent to retailers.
About 33% per cent is sold in Michigan. Outlook for business is reported as fair.

STATISTICS OF CALHOUN COUNTY.

The Tekonsha Co-operative Company of Tekonsha own and operate the only
cheese factory in this county. The factory was not started until 1903, hence no
data of the business done is possible. C. R. Webb of Tekonsha is the acting
manager. The factory has 91 patrons. Of these, three deliver their own milk and

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eighty-eight hire their milk delivered. Two men are employed, a head cheese
maker at $80 per month and an assistant at $15. Twenty per cent of their product
is sold to wholesalers and eighty per cent to retailers. Michigan consumes eighty
per cent of their output. Business outlook reported good.

STATISTICS OF CASS COUNTY.

Cass county has one institution engaged in the manufacture of cheese, The
Silver Creek Cheese Factory of Silver Creek township, managed by H. J. Greer
of Dowaglac. This factory, established in 1900, manufactured 53,120 pounds of
cheese from 537,000 pounds of milk delivered during 1902, the approximate value
of the output being $5,460. The number of patrons supplying the factory with
milk was 45 of whom 15 delivered their own milk and 30 hired it delivered. Two
men are employed, the head cheese maker at a monthly salary of $50, and an
assistant at $10. Half of their product is sold to wholesalers and the remaining
fifty per cent to retailers. Half of it is sold in this State. The business outlook
is reported as good.

STATISTICS OF CLABE COUNTY.

The Farwell Cheese Factory of Surry township is the only cheese factory in this
county. It was established in 1903 and is under the management of E. F. Walker
of Farwell. It is supplied with milk by 25 patrons all of whom deliver their own
milk. Its employes are a head cheese maker at a monthly salary of $60 and an
assistant at $20. One-third of their product is sold to wholesalers and two-thirds
to retailers In Michigan. The business outlook is reported as good.



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