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Monday, December 2, 1935
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THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 2, 1935 ac 13 pKUraowttO ruuiMDMJ mij WAT&K 1JNJJUSTKY, (JUMMEKCE hblic Utility Incorporated 1886 as Springfield Water Co.; Later Merged With Other Companies; Name Changed in 1925 oday Serves 73,000 Families Over 300 Square-mile Territory in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties I. nnrViant the Ofllv lafFP , mblic utility corporation in I! the world founded by a n of college proiessors mnves D., in Chester, Delaware ana ffis tto Philadelphia Suburban L rinmoany. of Bryn Mawr, fhirh serves some 73,000 families P . territory of 300 square miles Considerably more than twice the . of rniiauj"- Welded into a strong, serviceable hv the consuiiuiiiam ui num-of small, weak, local companies, tfM its inception back to Lrthmore Village in the early A Small gTuK ul DimiwiiiivLc vw- professors, dissatisfied with the L their individual wells, decided M4 together to obtain a system if running water. They found a Ml spring, erected a toy pumping Linn and laid several hundred Lt of pipe to their dwellings. Incorporated In 1886 Mthbors became interested and LikM! to be admitted to the circle Esmng in this improvement. This treated s necessity lor more money ind f larger supply. On Janu-jry 4, 1886, the Springfield Water Co. tu incorporated, taking its nime from the fact that Swarth-more was then in Springfield township. Taking advantage of the State's corporation laws, the officers of the newly-born water company were utile to raise money enough to lay additional pipes. A short time later, tiWiq Run, a tributary of Crum Zml arm Swarthmore, was seated to furnish a more adequate Inatrr supply and the pumping station was moved to that location. It was tiien that other communi ties ssied to be permitted to par-scipate in the water supply. And right there, the professors decided ;ut managing a water system was too much for men who had selected ! classroom as their field of iirttievement. , together with the Ridley Park pi Spring Water Company, start- in 1889, the Swarthmore corn- Inefficient sources and NEW DOG 1 FOOD FOR A GOOD SHARE OF DOGDOM WARTED PHILA. SUBURBAN CORP. T SWARTHMORE pany asked for bids from organizations experienced in the management of such utilities. Finally, the American Pipe Manufacturing Co was decided upon. Its engineers selected Crum Creek to furnish a supply sufficient for future growth, and a filtering and pumping works was established. Company on the War The Springfield Water Co. was on its way. Its growth was entirely natural and logical one. Scattered over the territory were growing up small, local companies, uneconomical to operate too small to afford the best men, materials and, equipment, and frequently without an entirely trustworthy sanitary water supply. There were the Jenkintown Wa ter Co., set up in 1889; the More-land Spring Water Co., which followed it by some years; the Glen-side Water Co., established by the Elkins and Wldener estates to meet local needs; the North Springfield Water Co., which grew up in the 90s; the Wayne Water Works, started in 1891; the Oak Lane Water Co., brought into existence In 1893 to serve the York Road section and portions of Philadelphia's 22d ward; the Bryn Mawr Water Co., of 1892. Conshohocken Co. Started 1871 Oldest of all the original "underlying companies" w the Conshohocken company, established in 1872 to draw water from the Schuylkill River. One by one, over the years, these units were absorbed, the final corporate consolidation occurring about 1923. In 1925 the name was changed to the Philadelphia Suburban Water Co, and the corporation was purchased by Clarence H. Oelst who had an extensive background of public utility management, Including operation of the large water company serving the eity of Indianapolis. The unification of the little companies meant an inter-locking supply of good water from a few dependable sources of recognized mer it, rather than & multitude of small, relatively systems. What actually happened was the effect of the law of supply and de mand. Water was needed, so small, local companies were formed. Then more water and better management was wanted. The small companies pooled their resources into a single strong organization, the natural solution of the increasing pressure. Growth of Company The growth of the company can be seen in the following statistics: In 1890 there were 12 miles of transmission and distribution mains; in 1920, this had grown to 593 miles. Today there are 1041 miles. The company has a pumping capacity, including reserve equipment of 60,000,000 gallons in 24 hours, compared with only 10,500,000 gal lons in 1900. The filter capacity is now 41,000,000 gallons per day. Through its two big reservoirs the Springton Reservoir on Crum Creek; and the Pickering Creek Reservoir on Pickering Creek the company has an impounding capa city oi 4,uuu,uuu,ouo gallons of water. The area of the territory served was 12 square miles in 1890 and 290 square miles in 1920. Today it is 300 square miles. This includes 49 townships and boroughs in Delaware, Montgomery and Chester counties. In addition, the company reaches into Bucks county to draw water from the Neshaminy Creek. In this area live more than 333,000 persons. There are 73,000 customers today as compared with 45,325 in 1925. The company 00613108 four pumping stations and filters equipped with modern machinery and sanitary apparatus. These are the Pickering Pumping Station and filters two miles east of Phoenixville; the Crum Pumping Station and filters, one mile east of Media; Neshaminv jumping station and filters, two miles west of Langhorne; and the Pennypack Pumping Station and filters, near Bethayres. F PROVEN mm TKrivo, Virtually Starch Free, Sells From Maine to Florida , jr - : BEUIJIY 1 1 Mil V JJD OUUj-l SCOTT-POWELL ARISTOCRAT MILK BRINGS YOU THE NATURAL. WAY TO THE BEAUTY YOU ADMIRE, THE VITALITY YOU ENVY TELEPHONE EVE. 1234 Canada Mine Leads In Nickel Output A SUDBURY, Ont., Dec. 1. SINGLE mine the Frood, near here, in Northern Ontario is said to produce more nickel than all the rest of the world put together. In addition, it is credited with a greater platinum production than all of Russia and sufficient copper to rank the International Nickel Co., its parent company, as one of the foremost copper producers in the world. In the short period of two years, a Philadelphia-made food for dogs and cats has achieved an outstanding position among the better prepared diets for animal pets. This is Thrlvo, product of the Modern Foods Process Co., a sub sidiary of the firm of F. O. Vogt and Sons, Inc., of 36th st. and Greys Ferry ave., widely known meat packers. Thrivo, first introduced on the market here In 1933, has already made for Itself a distribution area along the entire Atlantic Coast from Maine to Florida and its use is still growing rapidly, according to com pany officials. This, It is explained, is because Thrlvo Is a complete, balanced ra tion, based on the knowledge that starchy foods are definitely bad for dogs and, to a lesser extent, for cats. Starch Bad for Iogs "There Is a difference between a dog's saliva and man's," explained Frederick A. Vogt, president of both T. O. Vogt and Sons and 1U subsidiary. "A dog's does not contain the ferment to act properly upon starches and digest them easily. As a result, starch puts a heavy strain upon other organs of the dog, frequently resulting in diabetes or skin ailments. "Thrivo was designed through research. Dr. Edwin F. Pike, a food specialist formerly connected with the University of Pennsylvania, acts as our consultant. "Dr. Pike made a number of experiments, checking and crosschecking the results of foods upon dogs and cats, Thrivo was the result. "Our product contains meat hearts and livers, wheat bran, carrots, soy bean flour, crushed bone, cod liver oil and turnips. It is almost entirely free of starches. The only traces of starch are those contained in the carrots and the very small amount that may adhere to the bran. V. 8. Government Inspected "I want to emphasize that there is no horse meat used in Thrivo HIRSCH compound BOOTS I lJ! liiklx "DON'T WAIT FOR RAIN OR SNOW" to penetrate our roof. Protect it before tht next tttrm enrf eave men.y FREE ESTIMATE EASY PAYMENT PLAN HIRSCH Compound Roof Buirintttd 18 Years S0MI OF OUR USERS X. T. ghipbulldina Co. Lit Brothari Fhilt ElMtric Co. Villanma Colla PtiMia Sarrire Corp. of N. J, Baldwin Locomotir Wnrkl I. B. I. Compmr Tempi Unlrafaltj Wanamakar'a 4 Thmiiandi of frlull Htmii, Schiwli I ChifihM HIRSCH Jpiclficition Built Up Roof Guarantied 20 Yuri rtmh?fTtTra.ftt nmfE fat, win A GILBERT PAPER For Better Business ii. 1 . . . 'iionery at Moderate n Resource Bond Whiting Patterson 32NH:lAh 1P3ihs'- vwhipany INCORPORATED LOC. 0S4S RACE T371 MORGEXTITALEIX BROS., INC. nd and Jaraion Stl. AUTOMATIC HEATING DIVISION Di.tributor. of NATIONAL AIROIL BURNER WAYNE OIL BURNER FUEL OIL SERVICE ON ILL MAKES OE BURNERS Purveyor of Heating Equipment tor 34 Yemrt DEWty 1551 Day A Night 8ervlce MAIN 1927 1 I INTERNATIONAL ENVELOPE GO. MANUFACTURERS OF ENVELOPES AND PAPER GOODS "ebraska isis PALMER and HOPE STS. "rk Spi'ii-gncifi WATER B Dl NATIONAL AIROIL BURNER COMPANY, Inc. ESTABLISHED 1911 Manufaeturtd in Philadtlphtm INDUSTRIAL OIL BURNERS Manufacture . . Enfintoro . . Sain . , Inatallation , , Sorvlro NAIROIL Automatlo Oil Burners For Hornet, Apartment Houteo, Churehea, Storeo, Factory Buildings, Office Building! FFICES ana SALESROOMS: 1325-27 Girard Avenua STEvenson 6100 FACT1RV ana SESVICC DErARTMtNT; "L" Strett and Sedflty Avenue DELaware 1200 jomes from unpolluted 'reams, with no factory " manufacturing wastes. i . . Hadelnhia r wuuuiuau Water Company - S -iill. i i n lam muTm rmrf I .TfcLa, (Paper Chiefly) )J mmmmmmimmmmmm I Motor Truck and f Team Hauling L III Eatannanod m lu HI JOHN CURRY I I F.DENNY CURRY 28 S. Marshall St. I) HI Ho I "CATERPILLAR' DIESEL FORTY TRACTOR GILES & H soi i; 17lh & SEDGLEY AVE. SAGAMORE 3020 PHILA, PA. . ,':..:::!?;..' trig? ffe&jw v-wX VI ". . , ..-.mitmSmj,'' ' ." fiiaw i awwiii (HiniiHtiiBiiartt Ubiih- io iiir mTTiirfrlr-fiii f- T In this specially set aside corner of the big Vogt packing plant, at 36th st. and Grays Ferry ave., Thrivo, a balanced ration for dogs, is being canned. The empty cans are shown being fed down a chute to a machine which fills and caps them. Then the girls place them in the large basket on wheels and move them on to another room, where they art cooked. Then on to the last stages, labeling and packing in corrugated boxes for shipment. and that this food would be perfectly safe for human consumption. Every ingredient la U. 8. Govern ment Inspected Just as If It were food for human beings, "The of this food la liver which Is the famous blond builder, the source of vitamin O which not only builds blood, but gives vitality and enerfty a.s well. "We have made a number of feed ing tests over many months and, without exception, the animal Im proved In appearance, alertness, as well as showing decided Improve ment In the appearance of the fur or coat. This is primarily due to the fact that Thrlvo contains all the necessary nutrition for the full growth of the animal. "Dally we receive testimonial let ters from dog owners and owners of kennels who report that they have had excellent results with Thrlvo and that their animals have improved when fed with It. Dogs en- Joy eating it and cats like it because of the liver In It." Mm of Meals Mr. Vngt suggests the following amount of Thrlvo for animals, depending upon their slae: For a dog of about 30 pounds, one pound of Thrlvo per day. For the largest dogs, such as 8t. Bernards and Great Danes, two pounds per day. Small dogs such as the Prklngcso should receive from one-third to one-half pound of the food dally. For cats, the amount suKgcsted Is one-fourth to one-half pound daily, depending upon the size of the animal. One feeding period Is advised, preferably in the late afleinoon, "Puppies," added Mr. Vogt, "should be fed five or six times a day as soon as they are taken away from the mother. This can be done very easily by taking a can of Thrivo and mixing it with milk or water whichever Is convenient, We admit we are "Mftk about c&aitSiiieSi On each Abbotts "A" farm in our country receiving itations in our city planti the Abbott "A" System of sanitation must be faithfully followed EVERY DAY.'' Our exacting' laboratory testa make unfailingly lure it is. This fine milk comes fresh every day from carefully tiplecifA nearriv irmt. . , ,..... aaMaaaaaaaaaalaaaoiaaoaai M For Service, ordrr from the Abbotta Milfcmaa or lelephoae (l'hila.) EVErgreen 4461-62 or Cerndea 1451 ABBOTTS DAIRIES, Inc., Philadelphia, Camden, South laraer. Seaahore Ditlributera oi Waller-Gordon Certified Milk The J. L. N. Smythe Company PAPER SPEGIALIZERS 30-32-34 SOUTH SIXTH STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA. Eitabliihtd 1900 Bell rhones Lombard 6816 Keyatone Phnnti Main 17(8 I f jlXAWy CLj DELawar. 3000 j U- REG. US. PAT OFH " DEUw.r. 3100 I Welsbach Street Lighting Co. of America 261 N. Broad Street PHILADELPHIA Sweet and Tender! Part FORK SAUSAGE QUAKER SUGAR ReRntd in Philadelphia MANUFACTURED IN PHILADELPHIA AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC RANGES. G . spending more than $35,000,000 annually in American markets for materials. The United Gas Improvement Company System and fflocling them first flva tlmas and then less as they grow older. "The amount would have to be Increawd until th dog la six month old, At thnt time he will be fed only twice a day and, after one year onre a dny. An OrraMinnal Bone llrlpoj "In order to kerp his teeth In good condition, the don should receive a fresh or cooked bone oc casionally, such as a large aoup bone lamb bone or a hRtn bone. In no case should chicken bones be fed to a dog, as they apllntcr and cause intestinal trouble." Thrlvo lu packaged In cans ot two alien one pound and seven pounds. The latter Li used by kennels where there are several dogs to be fed at one time. It is recom mended that the food be removed from the can when it Is opened. ine iooa is prepared in a special section of the big Vogt plant in south Philadelphia. Besides Mr. Vop:t the other ol- flcers of both the Modern Foods Process Co. and the packing company are his brothers, Charles Vogt, treasurer, and Oustav Vogt, secretary. U. S. USES NEARLY HALF OF ALL WORLD'S NICKEL Automotive Industry I Largest Con aumer; Railroadn. T'-'rnlrum Follow In Order The United States uses practically half of the world's annual nickel production, the automotive industry being the largest industrial user ot the metal in this country, according to Thomas H. Wlckcndcn, assistant manager of development and re search for the International Nickel Company. Other industries using important amounts of the metal are the railroads, the petroleum Industry for the production of crude oil and In refineries, mining, and the machine tool, radio, telephone and electrical Industries. ARTISTS USE PALLADIUM For the first time artists are Invading the field of the platinum metala to find a new material for decorative design. For centuries they have worked In gold and allver, and now a number of them have added palladium, a sister metal of platinum, to tha list of precious metals used In their creations. Palladium, like gold and silver, can be beaten by master craftsmen into a leaf of almost miscroscopie delicacy. In this form it has already been adopted by a number of New Yorlt artists. 3 AQUAZONE HUMIDIFIERS A UNIT BY Air Conditioning Corporation For Use From OCTOBER to MAY In Homes, Banks, Churches, Offices, Theatres, Hospitals, Hotels, Waiting Rooms, Stores, , Buildings, Restaurants, Etc. raorE HtrMimricA. 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