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•••••••t*»*«»f•••§••••€••• : BY THE WAY The great Niles Tool workj at Hamilton has extended if? operation's by purchasing the Pond Machino Tool company works at PlaiulieU, N. J. Th« Niks is the hi;Kost plant of its Jiiud in at the world. The Pond, engaged iu niaii- ufHctiiring th'i emno rort of articles ia is the NileM, him brcn considered next in size and capacity to lh« Hninilton •oncern. Thus it will 1m pi-™ that the Niles ('Oinpniiy will h IVD uriUnr.i about iln own way so far HI ability to turn on I work is concerned. To (j ft t possession of tho works Plainlield has long bsmi nn aiiihitioii with Colonel Al'-x. (iordon and thn| .leiiK'ii who with him nonlrol thn « works. Several f'll'orts in that ili- ion Wf-rc madr. but it was not until a few days ago that there appeared my possibility of success crowning heir efforts. Now jt final ha. 1 ! beon effected whereby Colonel (iorilou and his friends have secured the controlling , interest iu tha plant of {,| le Pond company. It is understood that a very large sum of money changed hands. Th? particular branch to which the Nile-i Work people are now turning their attention J B j largely is the manufacture of disnp peariug gun carriages. Colonel Gordon ha= beer, much abroad within the past year and a half, and has secured contracts for many thousands of dollars of work with each and all of the import ant nation, to say nothing of wh at his company ia doing in its" Une for the American government. The Niles Tool Works is au old Cincinnati-Hamilton concern and easily the most successful, at least ia America if not in the world.—Enquirer.

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  1. The Journal News,
  2. 29 Jun 1898, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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