Keller's Soap Factory Article

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Keller's Soap Factory Article - .iiTy... D. DENNETT, .r factory ilJ this City,...
.iiTy... D. DENNETT, .r factory ilJ this City, aod in two .war ftr be WW in possesbion Of a saiall Tbeestof Mr. KelleFs entorarise and perseverance are remarkable. The 4iflrence between his present exteiisiw rations on 8t. Andrew street and his humble condition in the days of hi, early straggles, is worthy a special Bice. At the Kell FactooT'corner of St. 'Andrew and Howard streets. tt,000 ponndd of soap are man nfectured year - THilpOnU. JSoTLaSfpu thonaand pounds The soap when done is poured into TlkPin1oOTraC by means of steel wirea and wooden gauges, in proper Shape for lKxing and """ FAUTl OF THE SOAP. - Sapnal to the beat Castile ' and'maguolia have a high reputation in WeSlWlthU1 "C0Pe f N,W The cotton seed soap is a great favor in Mexico. His market is Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Mr KelleAlaimthat Re makes soaDs in point Of merit, that the materials f which his soaps are made cost less in New Orleans than in New York or any Korthern or Western city, that he can aellonaseasy terms as any factory in any ather part of the United States, and yet immense quantities Of this article are brought. from Northern cities for the Haw Orh3am le and "SJ worked years m the Keller soap factory aow own farms in the country, or houses nd lot in the City. Were it not for these New Orleans fac - toriea, different kinds Of soap in this City would be much higher than they now are. Northern companies would then Monopolize the trade and command their own priced. Northern companies BBYe tried to break down the New Or - leans factories, but have failed. JStoTdi adjoining States against damaging mo - Bopolies, which would otherwise control The earlTsugXsorMr. Keller against wealthy and powerful competi - 4oi, who sought to crash him before he the business, were painful and diaOOUr - aging. Bat by mdomitaWe energy he aqnares m a prosperous part of the city, baa built a tine market which is neat, Sfront fh businesshouses to rent, and has aaefnl menPin the city. ? Men like M "Ten'i,D thEd" wards, the Leeds, the Stern Fertilizer and - Chemical Company, and many others whoconld be named, are an advantage to this City Which it WOUld be diflicult to rerestimate. Many of them, like the Stern Fertilizer and Chemical Company - which would otherwise, in part, be wasted, or sold at a sacrifice, or become mnisancestothecity. Take away theao nnmerona useful industries from New Orleans, and the back bone of the City wonld be broken.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 04 Nov 1872, Mon,
  3. [First Edition],
  4. Page 6

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