Clipped From Evening Sentinel
cer- Eu-ment -1 e Dupont was called in to establish ! WILL KEEP OUT OF j , THE POWDER FIELD. 1 j Peyton Chemical Works People Make . an Agreement With Their In-signed . i tpnrlprl Rivals a SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21. A.dis-commission i turbjng element in the high explosive ! situation has been eliminated by the i execution of an areeement beteen the Provisions the first named corpora-be itl0n blnds ltself not to enSa&e in tne 'manufacture of dynamite, smokeless or blasting powders for a term of years, for!while e secnd p,arties t0 tne con- I gact oblige tbcel; to ! nitrlc and sulphuric acids required by making of acid8 and thelr naturaj 1 wi" carry on its Diisiness unaer a new hi8:European procegs for the, manufacture of j, It 18 estimated that of the product the Giant and California powering der companies will take at least 12.- re- i work-! I pro- emnlov- i Peyton Chemical Works on the one side and the California and Giant pow ! der companies on the other. Under with this understanding the Peyton Cmerical Works has removed from its plant near Martinez all of the machinery for the fabrication of powders, and when it starts up about the 1st of June will devote its energies exclusively to 1 hv.nrni,,,rta u , aa,A ihat thoaa i works will be one of the largest of thelr kind ln the UnIted States, and ... .... . 000,000 of nitric and 18.000,000 pounds inf np,d nnr,naiiv VWchw in ;guring a large buslness fr'om the out. p. . necnemicai company was organweq i vy vviniaiji rcj'iuu, a son-m-iaw 01 Eugeno Dupont, the great powder man- ufacturer of the Atlantic seaboard and at the tft the Eastern dynamite i companies. It was long thought that the chemical works would not enter the powder field, but when the Peyton Chemical Works proceeded to erect powder machinery at its plant the sit basls of agreement. He according ly came out here from the East a few weeks since, and as the result of his visit an agreement was reached.