Carlisle Industries 1937

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Carlisle Industries 1937 - - A. - and CARLISLE'S VARIED INDUSTRIES PROVIDE...
- A. - and CARLISLE'S VARIED INDUSTRIES PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT FOR 2400 By THE TOWN VISITOR i!arliel Sunt 95 WiVi three dozen industries, large and the in small, giving employment to ap proximately , twenty - four hundred i i r wuriieis, nils uouniy seat 01 Cumberland Cumberland county has become an im portant industrial center, as well, Essentially, Carlisle is a textile and shoe manufacturing town, with the iron and rubber indus - tries looming next in importance. a The borough's" largest industry is its oldest, as well the Carlisle - Shoe Company, on North Bedford - street, employing approximately a six hundred workers. Founded in - 1862 it has been in steady opera tion even through depression days It is a subsidiary of the I. Miller Company. The town's second shoe plant, the Bedford Shoe Company. Fac tory and "D" streets. femDlovs - about three hundred. It is subsidiary of the J. R. Kin n ey Company. l The second largest emDlover among the industries is C. H. Mas land and Sons, on the Carlisle - Springs. Road. emDlovine more - than 500 in the manufacture of carpets and rugs - Zollinger Mills, another rug manufacturing firm at College and - "B" streets, employs more than seventy, and there are several - other, smaller. ruB - manufacturins firms. Two r i b b o n - manufacturing houses provide employment for about 285.' Century Ribbon Mills.v East Louther street, employ about 170; .Narrow Ribbon Specialty. South Pitt street, about 115. James Lees and Sons, East - Louther street, employ about fifty in their finishing plant in the manufacture of Minerva Yarns. Carlisle Garment Company, manu - mg cnn .?res,ses; emPloys auuul seventy in lis piam on worm Bedford street. The iron industry is centered upon the Froe. Switch and Mann. facturing Company, on East Louther street, which employs - aDOut 250. The Carlisle FmmHrv - Company, manufacturine cast iron . - - DartS. emtllovs ahnnt twenfv.five in its plant on East North street Another large plant is the Car - ;sie Tire anrf WuVihor North College street, with more than 200 employes. The plant's OP' eration is confined Ptitirplv tn the 7 - Qther industrics " tu manv rm5min ..;,. is in CarIisle are o yaried &s During the year 348,000,000 gallons gallons of sewage were treated; 4, - 206,000 cubic feet of gas was produced, produced, of which 1,419,800 cubic feet were used for fuel purposes; 370 cubic yards of dried sludge residue was removed f r o m t h. e drying beds, most of it being taken away by fertilizer. farmers for, use few examples will illustrate: The Federal Equipment Company, North West street, manufacturers of office equipment, employs about one hundred; Carlisle Pa per Box Company, Factory street, I ' " - J I "tciciu I MAMIr 1Tni. TkT 11. j . . . ' 'MS ' rM Slrfel cjiiuiujrcs Wnlle there are crtma rocilfiKtc i , T , - - "" mmulre 10 aai STf , c,lk "l rourg or in " c J,.alus V1 l"c x - ennsyiva nia Railroad, the real movement of workers is in the opposite direction. direction. For Carlisle's industries attract attract hundreds of workers from many sections of the Cumberland Valley. Carlisle boasts a sewage dis posal plant that can be matched by few towns of its size. It was completed August 6, 1935 as a PWA Droiert. fn from a $165,000 sue and a PWA grant, replacing an inadequate sewage disposal plant which had been built in 1912 The new plant was built as a Force Account project with local labor. The work Was under the di - The entire cost of operating the plant last year was $5,136.67, including including landscaping and repairs. The Carlisle plant serves the Carlisle Army Barracks,, nearby. Furthermore, it is visited each year by several hundred students from the barracks, who formerly were taken to Lebanon for a study of sewage treatment. Own Water Plant Carlisle nas operated its own water plant since 1931. The plant first was operated by the Carlisle Gas and Water Com pany, which was incorporated m 1853, and, in which the borough held an interest. In 1926 the plant was taken over by the Pennsylva nia Power and Light Company, and in 1931 by the borough. The borough purchased the plant for $375,000 and provided an initial $50,000 for improve ments, in a bond issue in 1931. The present value of the plant has in creased to $482,000. In addition, water pressure has been increased from an average of 18 to 21 pounds, to 50 to 60 pound average through the erec tion of an elevated tank. Despite the spending of this $110,000 in improvements and the reducing of the original bond is sue by $30,000, there has been no increase in water rates in the borough. borough. Carlisle's water supply comes from the Conodoguinet Creek at a dam about one and a half miles north of the borough. It first is turned into a concrete sedimentation sedimentation basin, where it is treated with an alum solution. After spending about six hours in this basin, the water is pumped an elevation of 145 feet to the crest of the hill where the filter plant is located. In the filter plant the water is sent through six rapid sand filters wun a total capacity of z, 100,000 precinct, Tenth ward, at 2351 gallons a day, then is chlorinated Fenn street at 7.30 o'clock tonight and piped to two brick reservoirs which have a total capacity" of 3,000,000 gallons. New Pumpinr Stations Just below the reservoirs there is a new pumping station housing three new centrifugal pumps, a level control and a master meter, One 1,500,000 - gallon - daily pump is operated automatically approxi mately sixteen hours a day, main taining the proper level in the elevated tank.. The two 2,000,000 gallon - daily pumps are used only in case of emergency or abnormal consumption, such a? during fires. .The elevated tank has a capacity capacity pf 250,000 gallons. Another new feature of the water water system is the Belt Loop that skirts the business section, feeding feeding the smaller mains in the distribution distribution system. The pump house at the Conodoguinet Conodoguinet is under the same roof with a generating booster plant of the Pennsylvania Power and Light Company. Last year the total revenue from the water plant was $55, - 187.03; the total expenses,' $25, - 394.91, the net profit for the year being $29,792.12. Each year the borough's water plant pumps about 450,000,000 gallons, gallons, for a daily average of about 1,230,000 gallons. This daily consumption consumption ranges from 90,000 gallons gallons on Sunday to 1,700,000 on peak days. Seventy - five per cent, of the system's 3500 customers are metered, the meters accounting for 49 per cent, of the total water used. The distribution system includes more than 32 miles of 4 - inch to 16 - inch pipe an increase of three and one - quarter miles since the borough took over the plant. 1 ADDRESSES CLUB At a meeting of the Youne Democratic Club of Greater Harrisburg Harrisburg last night in the Chestnut Chestnut Street Auditorium, Paul V. Dunkelberger, Democratic candi date for city council, charged that "young people realize there is no place in the Republican party for them." Another speaker was John F. Morgenthaler, candidate for city controller. THREE TO SPEAK John Morgenthaler, nominee for city controller; Paul Dunkelberger, and Clarence Moretz. candidates for city council, will speak at a meeting of Democrats of the Fifth , SCHLEISNER TOILET GOODS SECTION rect supervision of Borough Man ager George P. Searight, the only contract work being for the erection erection of the glass frame over the drying beds. The entire cost of the project was $231,477.74 as compared with an estimate of $220,000, made when the plans were prepared in 1933. The plant design, by E. D. Walker, Walker, consulting engineer, is based on a probable population of 17,100 in Carlisle by 1960, and an estimated estimated daily average flow of 1, - 4ou,uuu gallons of sewage. Treatment of sewage in the Carlisle Carlisle plant is along the most modern modern lines, and a feature of its operation operation is the three circular filter beds, each 120 feet in diameter, where immense, slowly - rotating sprinklers spray the sewage water water onto stone filter beds .six feet deep. J - .ast year the plant grounds were landscaped as a WPA nrni ect. 1 M." V 9 1.00 2.00 3.00 THE BOX CHARLES of the RITZ FACE POWDER BLENDED FOR YOU. 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Clipped from Harrisburg Telegraph23 Sep 1937, ThuPage 2

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)23 Sep 1937, ThuPage 2
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