The reason I'm asking is that labor in the meat-packing and agricultural industries is largely supplied or—to make a funny joke!
In meat-packing, iron and steel, cotton manufacture, and other foreignized industries the inertia of wages has been very marked.
Industrially the city is important for its stockyards and its meat-packing interests.
The Slav is depended upon for the hard labor of mine and foundry, of sugar and oil refineries, and of meat-packing establishments.
Denver has also large foundries and machine shops, flour and grist mills, and slaughtering and meat-packing establishments.
The grain-milling and meat-packing industries afford ample illustration, and the attending concentration is readily apparent.
Next in importance are the tobacco, meat-packing, and malt-liquor industries.
Four was assigned the loading dock of a meat-packing plant, but the night watchman wouldn't allow them to stay.
meat-packing is the greatest local industry and is that for which Chicago is best known.