Clipped From Evening Sentinel
MADE SMOKELESS POWDER. i j sneak-! absolute-. an explosion at Pinole Tuesday, ! brought the secret of making smokeless ; nowder to Santa Cruz about twelve , years ago. He learned it in Germany, j but not being able to apply it. he ob-more in-, tained work as a laborer in Colorado, i It was learned here that he knew how ' . . . , : to maite smoneiess powuer, su wi. ; Peyton sent for him. hen he ar- j rived he stayed at the uermania note, , then conducted by J. P. Krieg, on the Indus-: corner of Locust and Vine Sts. Has-triously ' selmeier entered into an agreement j with the Powder Co. to make smokeless powder at a salary of $200 a month. TTnrW Vila sunprvisinn the first SHloke- good-, less Dowuer plant in uaiuoima wd i erected I j John Hasselmeier, who was killed in j t . He remained at the Powder i Works for two years, and then quit, be-1 owing to some disagreement. W. C. : Peyton greatly improved upon the ( process of making smokeless powder ; from time to time, !