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January 2, 1930

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 9

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1030. THE DAILY COURIER, CONJ ELLSVILLE, PA, Pneumatic Coal-Cleaning iroves Physical and Chemical Qualities Coke ®- The pract lual results of ithe installation of a .pneumatic coal-cleaning eq-u4iment nl the plaint of the Humphreys Cotil Coke Company, iie^r Greensburg,. now tr-e-atlTvg 4X tons n day, has olevn.ted beehive coke to a competitor wl-th, by-product coke, t/otlj ir physical characteristic* atwl -chemical nniyeif-, nud has enhanced Its value 12 pr -oul. Tho Installation, the first in tho Coanellspvllle Region, was .described -in a recent ic»u-e of tho Coal Aigo. About three years ago, A. Ti. Kelley general manager, established a labra- lory and employed · chemist and metallurfrfi.t. -the- resttUs of which Im-ve been tfoe- solution of tho following problem®: Kind and type of median leai-clC'ftnIng equipment to iti- .stall; correct size of, coal lor- moat 0 Indent removal of Impurltiew and for making the toughest -coke In beehiive ovens; f wilier ilesulpiburlzaUon ot coko by chemical treaitmoivt ot tho coal; TnotUod« of-oven control for hit- provhig Uio iKroslty, weight and shatter index of tho coke. The processes followed Jn the preparation oi coal for tlio o-vena ni'e: Kirst MK» codl is crushed; then it is passed ovor two batteries- of -cleaning tables, the first for primary soimra- lion of impurities and the second tor rN-trenlinint: flnnlly It Is subjected to a chemical treatment by which the already greatly reduced stilplvur content Is further lowered. Betterment fti-oni this lasit procwis, however. Is f u l l y realized' only in the wsuHiuit hYom t h e mine cars the- coal is dumped I n t o a 200-ton bin, whence It is drawn by reciprocating feeclere aiul tj,kMv lo ,i C'rusher. Tlve-dhuto loading 1'iWi the conveyor to the wushw is provided with a bar screen which, v. lien \mvoileil, removes tho lump coal for separate ts.hip.mont. All tho coal passing f,o the tables is crashed, tho reduction being to the point wfhere 65 iw ceiiI of crus-h-od coal faafics through a one-eighth inch rectangular opening screen, ('rushing add» lo the clilclency of the cleaning process and, nc;other with the latter, gives a coke of better physical clfuracterlstics. It {,'oefi without s«yitiK that tho cleaning process improves tho chemical properties* of th« cok-o. From »he crusher the mulled coal is taken by a bu-c-ket elevator *o a. 50-ton bin; it lit con,veyel irom this main bin by anotlio-r bucket elevator to - a «*eo- ondary -bin of equal capacity located over hvc»'primary-cleaning tables, ' D i - rectly under tho two primary tablf-s are two secondary tables utilized for re-treatinent purposes. Ail tour tabtea or separators are Identically alike, be-- ing of tho pn-eunwttlc Y-typc, each with a capacity of 20 tons-per hour. Tm;t arising from tlio operatkm of Ihwc tnblea f i n d suivplMnenta.ry equipment if.'handl»d liy adus-t-cotlwtlnjr system. Coal of ft gravity below 1.50 IK so cfjinpletely separated and classified on tho primary tables as to require no fuirth-or tr-eatftiotit, awd so It ts cut and bypahscd direct to'th^ clean-coa! bin'. A{Knt 20 per cent of Die total I n p u t in t h u a a n t l l - e l . Refuse fi-mri tlie Pi'iniurj t-ih1ev amounts to about five p-er cent, und* the - remaining coal, amount (UK to *75 per cent of the Input, is given further treatment. Mid- dlings from the primary tables la re- iTUfthDC' and re-circulated, \vhile the vo~ m a i n l u ; coal ia f-onthicted by closed chutes lo Wio two .sec-ondary or re- trea-tmi-nt tables. These secondary tables -/laid clean coal, middlings (re- circulated wllho-ut further crushing) a n d , hwUy, refuse to the extent of, 1 o-txhly, two per cent of the total ton- n,i.Ke ininit. '1'lius the refuse from all of tho tables amounts to sovett ier cent. The clean coal from tho tables is tak'.Mi to a clean-coal bin by a bucket elevator and a closed chute, at tho discharge end of which is applied t U o chemical treatment for prir- ' iMjsos o-f desulpiiiiri-zatton. At t h i s plant coal is being cleaned to a specific-gravity basis of 1.50. iMiucijltKib lu tho -cleaning are accon- tuateij by the fact' that the middlings -i p n r o s e n t t n g about 15 por cent of tho feed to 'tlH plant--contains Jow-' K r a v l t v , high-ash coal. Ash in the u n t i e ; tc-d coal riuus at an average of !».23 per cent, but by cleaning this is r-eduui'd to un n/vorago ot 7.'a5 per cent in the final product. In the raw ronl ( l i e s u l p h u r content is 1.10 per coat uiul in tho clean cloal it is 0.75 pet- cent in t f i i s restilpluifixation proems a Final! q u a n t i t y of Hiernl-cnl is intro- d t K o d droy by drop into a spray of -,t(Kini. and together these are imp i i i K c l on the coal. This ad'Hiixiivg f,a-,lflv tho, clicunlcal. By capillary attraction the steam is ilorawn Into the coal -cells or voids, carrying with it a oerta n quantity of air. Tho frca aul- llnvr en-connterflci i-y oxidized In tho ire.-.ouce of air and pauses off as f t t l p h u r dioxide. Slnwiltane-ously, surf a c e n»iou of the alusorbe-d moisture- from t]ie condensed f-teami tonds to b r l n p frt k o sulphur and perhaps some inorsnrtlc .sulphur connwuiuls to (hi 1 sin fin o'of t h e coal, whore- tli-cy can bo Kiu!il oxld;/.ed by tlio oxygen of t h e A ( v p i c a ! n n c i t y s i * of I h i m p h r o j '· f d i i i K l r y rokf is HK ftillowss: Shatter ii'ilo- , 7t; por cent m a t b r v p - l n r h . M r i M i i and SS per « en t o n a t \vo-iut-u' - . i n M - i i , moisture. 0 6 0 ; volatile m a t - ' lor. ·' 70; fixed vavlxii. SO C);; a«h, 0.7,"i, I and - - u l o h u i . o «K- w i t h a poro-«St' o-C r^ a'id a weight per cubic .foot of 32 pour cU». Tl ?bii chemical auci physical c-har- acte'tsMcs u t t - well w i t h i n the u- 1 ( i u i i ^ i f i n i l s set Jorth i n t h e "new" '.pocillcatloiiN H l o u n d r j - c o K i ' ut-crs }'ii.-:t.v and w e i g h t -tn the cok-e arc \ n r i nl to im'i-t tin* requIremontB ot u ! customer'bv a c c u r a t e - reg\ilation of a i r lu the- o\on- 11^ doteimitHi-d b.\ loriuiiht. in Uu hil)oraUiiy T h r o n g l i t iv i n s d r u m o u t H l K y ot t h e I,iloKitory i io j ' «mtrol a K i is uuuuUujR-ii tnvr i h r p o t l o t f i i c t ? n v '. iiif t i ii.sht i a n d - ·-· M i n t ' w o i k m g i)lai.v in UK mine is analyzed at. stated interral and the working of no idle place resumed 1 until after a oonipletJe analysis o-f Ute oa! therein is made. A pneumatic cleaning system, of the cloth~J3-creon tyse and operates under a pressure of ivt m'pro ·than three and 0no j io-urth 1n-ch o£ water gage, in con- seci'uen-c,« o* whioh relatively low'pres- sur-o, ordinia.ry wear On seals cause* practically no-leakage of lust. Whatever dust ml-glit thor«by escape from tho system Is conflried w i t h i n ' tih'e plant, where nost of ft Js canight by one or airofher of the hoods -connected to the exhaust f a n . Fluctuations in the efficiency of the collectors because of leaky dust-discharge v-alves or seals is So smalt aa to be practically negligible. ' . Du»t IB gathered by hoods ana ducts from the c-tea-Tiln.'g' tables, the- crusher and elevators by an exhaust fan driven by a -horepower motor, which lias a capa-c,U,\ of 30,000 cubic feet. K'wMn the fan -the dust'laden air }» discharged into two continuons-p'res- 9 uro, double-'duty twin dust-collect ing uni'tK wliich coniiprlse a Mruc4nw« separate from the cleaning plant proper. , From a. Tan..'-coai inip-ut Into the plant of 600 tons, the 'diiet ooUectors will yl-eJd ftbraut 13 tons of diist, of which, ixnghl', 40 per cent comes Jroan the s-oreoa s-octioti as the finer grade an-d 60 je-r cent from the-ctpeai- flers as the oa-rsor. Tho sizes and analyses of titese two graxles, wlrlch are marketed M sea coal or reuivited with .the eoal I'rora the. tables. On the bnsl: of a-llfhe coal produced at this mine {coing throtigrh f h e criwh- er ami over tho pneumatic separators, the per-ton cms I of cleaning the coal is 23 per ·con', of tho total ·production cost (for labor, materials, power, taxes awd ins r.-ance), less royalty and depreciation. The .installation cost ot the dus-t-coll-icting system was approximately TO per cent of the total cot of the cleaning plant. Tihls plant is limited to a comparatively smaii tonnage and In consequence cannot enjoy tho relatively lower oporat'ng coatia desirable from large prodiu'ion. r Dhat th-o ambition of tha Iliunplireys concptuny In Its betterment program has been «ati»fied is best GJiomplliled by the 12 ixr cent enhancement -in the vahw of the flniahetl product, at an nd'dltional operatingr cost comfortably less than the premium differential realized. Railroads to Take Up Most Extensive Research Program Electrjicj, Steam and Air Driven I Mine Pumps. ! ·* I Boiler Feed' Hydraulic and Special Pun: p». QudliiyMine Pumping Equipment , CAST IRON P3LAJfGEB) Wood Uned Pipe Wood liined Boro Hole Stubs Wood Lined EI1« (Foot and i Itadlal) Wood Lined Tees and Ys Wood Lined Bcdnclng Connectors Wood and Lead Lined Chock Valres Wood anct Lead Lined Bristol Strainer ' . Close Cfrained Plungers BXIOHXB Cfate Valres Flanged Jlore Hoia Stu M Flanged Xl«dncers. Flanged Oast Pipe AJr Seltef TalTeo Antomntfd Air 'Relief ^ alre* Plnngors, Lbwis, etc. Antomotlo Snctfon Tn) KOI Chrome Steel Piston Bodi Spectnl Casting* and Machlno Work to SpeeMcafJons. Boyts-Porter Cc. The Sum of Twenty-Five Cents (25c) Will Be Paid for Each Copy of The WEEKLY Courier That Is Listed Below t January 5, 1028 2 jopletf January J2, 1928 ,, .', 2 :opies May 31, 11)28 '. S topics Juno 7, 1928 ,, , 1 :opy July fi, 1828 ..... 1 copy The Daily Comer Cormellsville, Pa. Continued from preceding puRe. construction 7. SanitaMon in T?latlon to «anip- m«nt and ooirh jtiriJs. 8. G'Tealt rr ruttii^atioii of Iflcomo- (ives aTitl coitaervn'lon of fuel. S. Means of devoloplrijj befit pre- SfrvatiYOM for eivs» ties, dorlcpt to prevent splitting ot tics, and ascor-' tainlng ffub"-tltuliM for wooden lies, i 10. TOlltnlnation of wn^to by reduc-' tion In varieties ot sizes and typos of , railroad Tnat-ertalR and supplier. j Of tho tei ts listed above, thoso Involving air n-akes arc not only tho most important, hut wl!l involve ti!)e greatp-st cent. Those tesU are the most exhauntivc over condoictod in th-e world, so sar as airbrakes are concerned, ami will roqutro ipractlcally all of 1930 to complete. Out of thoao tests, ivhich aro now, l»ing oonductfd under actu d operating conditions on n portion of Hie Shasta Division of tho Sonthein Pacific in California ami Oregon, l«ji»d by aM the railroads ps'peolally for that purpose. Is ex- jicct-ecj to -fH'olvo a power Ixrako thai will moot the needs of. the rail transportation B."Bte-m«, from the standpoint of safety ind -efllclenoy, for many years." One Railroad Endeavors to Oust Caboose There Will Be Much Discussion Before Roads Consolidate C o n t i n u e d from preceding Irav-e been many strikes of -employee against thrir employe-ns, but thiswaea strik-e- of bUuvt furnaces against rai'l- roade, 39 voa'ra ago. On January 1, 1801, e\-r\ Mast f u r n a c e in the Rib- boning a n d Shanango valleys banlwa or Tlw out; as a protest against what they considered gross discrimination HKiiinsl tin nn and In favor of th-o PitU.- bnrg dtalnot. Orp, coming I'rwu I/a*e I?rle port. 1 li(l not cost ouotig*!i moio paMln/?- ilie valley 8 to Pitta burg a n d coke f r o m the Counellsville legion cc»t too mu-cli more passiug Plltsbnrg to RO to tho ralioys. Almost evevyono wants railroad consolld'alion to occui' Viut 'the amount of fiolf iii!er«st Uiat w i l l havo to io ironeil on' IH MiormouB if nol appalling. /\ c^m.nKJii remark in tho pre-to no doiHit w i l l tc fcha-t tho o n t o H l in going lo p wulchc-fi wiith ki-en i n t e r - iv^t, I n i t i orhaps it is not bud advlco, f c o i n p th it t i m e Is money, not to trv to follow (his ih-.nt; loo closely kir Uipre is goins- lo be a tremendous uimonnt 01 t a l k Cliilc Sparsely Settled Tlio pi'ijuliuion of Chile Is close to n,000,(XH) Mo-at of the people are of Spanish descent and Spanish is the Innguugt of the country. Snntlruco, the capital und Uirgpst city, has a population of 000,000. KANSAS CITY, Wo., Doc. 31--The rod caboofle, t raiting the end of a hiring of freight cars soon aiay bo- come a t h i n g of the pant. A new poeif -of command for the conductor te being tried out by KanatiB City Southern railroad. Ho hae been i..oved from tho cnbooso to iw.e reetful headquarters noar the engine. Since freight trains havo been drawn across western prairl?* tho caboose ha« be*ti towed at tho end oi tht cans. In tho old d-aya it was the headquarters of guards and soldiers "who rod« with trains to protect th«m frtfrn marauding Tndlan tribes, H atao was tho office of the conductor, (ho rendezvous for train crews whil« in eiding« and the rest room and Juncheon quarters for vorlcera. But officiate of the Southern found it WOB ft poor place to handle tho train and to modernize Uws'mako-up of the train they attempted to move the rabooee. No place oould ts Sound for it and after several experiments it was delegated back to the ead of tho train. Now they have constructed a glass encaged cab on the coal tender, big enough for two men-- the conductor and head brakonmn--and from thifc point the train IB liolng controlled. Thie post, officials of Southern reported, is Ideal for control of tho train. The oiiginoor und tho conductor can communicate, etieily and actions of the train can bo closely observed T»y the conductor. On new engines C. E. Johnson, president of the road said, fhe cab will Lifc an elevated cupola at tho back end of tho lender, with seata facing each other for the conductor and head brake-man. The equipment, he pn 1 - dlcteil, would be-como fitandard on till lines soon. Fatality Rate in Coa! Mines Gained In Month N member More Aliens Going Back to Homeland Poisonous Fisllt .AniHHi Tvltl) spikes whleh eontnln a ilf.'idly oison, a iish found in the Great 1'arrler of Australia has t h e power o Ullliug human beings. It is known ; · the stone iisb and la repul- sue In ippfnmnce. I sf I hi^siiiod Ails. llosiniTi (iux UU follow. Tho number of re-eutry pormite granted aliens who wish to go back to t h e i r native lands and then return to UIP United Slates is b e g i n n i n g a perceptible but not heavy Increase according to tlio Hurf;ui of i m m i g r a t i o n . This is Ihe t)6UHl seasonable increahp noticeable from No\ cumber 1 to about J a n u a r y i, wliou m a n y p-evtons go to t h e i r former homes for the holidays. There is also a heavy exodus in the spring, s t a r t i n g in Mnri-h and u n t i l a r o u n d .)uh 1, in t i v e r n g e years, records of (the Bureau show. Tiier-e are considerable n u m b e r s of aliens who return permanently to their native lands, according to the bureau. Some of tiio-iu are of t h e poorer classes who liav« leeome discouraged bTe, but many arc of. the t y p e w h o have acquired nniall for- tune.s, %vhich would make thorn millionaires In their native lands, and who r-eturn 'to retire and liv-e n life of In some easwj these persons wiali to -com-e biwk to* tho United States and arc- surprised to i e a i n thii.t, n i t i i o n g h they w e r e once VIPTP, 1hey will a g a i n h a v e t n a p p l j l o r a d m i s s i o n and wait t h e i r t u r n , according to t h e bureau, " The death rato from ; ceid«nt« In the xa! miit'ta of tho Uni .od States for thfl montJi of ^v-mbe · was 3.44 per million tomt of coal n Incd, as compared w i t h 3,27 for Uc obe-r 1!29 and | S.18 for November, 192 ., according to 1 the Unitod Stati« Bu eau of Miners. Th« highest death rat i during the first eleven months of th* present year wan 4.OS for M o r c h , while tho lowest rate wa/i 3.13 fr r January. For bituminous minee alo -a the November rata wtu» £.97, a-s compared with 2.00 for t h e preceding aonth, and £.93 for NQvomlwr a yoar ago and with 3.84 fir March and 2.' 0 for January, tho blgh and low point; of tho pre«ent year. TJie d o a t l i rate for anthracite inirww alohe \\aS 7,78 an Increase over Nove-mber a year ago, owing to a smaller production anc a greater num- lier of fatalities. T e lowest death rate tor the flrrst elven montho of 1929 for anthracite mln-ea was 5M for October, the rate foi the preeent month helng t)ie high at. Thoso Ilgurai are Ix eed on accident reports recolved by ( a a Bureau ot Mln8 from state min inspectors and on current reports to tho bureau covering the production f coal. Reporte for Novomber showed that 178 deathe occurred in tho coal min-ee of the country, included it thie nuln'ber were 131 deatiie lif b tuminona 'mines and 47 In anthracite mines. Durlns November 4!5,(i77,000 tons of bltumi- n«u« xm) and 0,042,' 00 tons of an- thracite'wore mined. For November a year HKO tnero w- re rported 137 deatlis and 46,788,001 tons in tho bituminous mines, ai d 35 deaths and 7,322,000 loiift in the anthracite region. lleports for ,the flr .t elven montlie of 1!)2D sliowod that 1,917 deaths had occurred In connect! n with, tho mining of 548,Mo,000 toi a of coal, which 1« an improvement over the came montlii, of 3928 wbic i showed 2,00!! dealhtd und C:i5,,S96,0(') ton«. The Tata!- ity rEt^s Cor the two periods were 3,50 and 3,81, respective y. The fatality rate for bituminous mine-s' alone for- the eleven-month lerjod was 3.09, bafiPd on 1,4'U deal! s and -179,158,000 t o n s ; lli-o r a i o for uithracilc mines wan 6 !!a bhr,cd on 136 ' d e a l lid and GS,9S2,00() tons. The ratw lor thtv 1!)2R period were 3.If) fo · b i t u m i n o u s an'l 5.92 for .inthraclte The m o n t h ot N vembcr n a s free Irom ra.'ijor d i b a s t rs---tbflt if-, dis- astci* causing tho li «s of live or more l i v * e -- b u t C i e i e v\ i re five such dis- netor-, lu the prec d i n g moiith.s o! 1823 w i t h a ro.niltii Ines of S3 lives. In 3928, foi fhe s .me period, tliore were 13 major U3« tere wliieh oaiibod the death of 320 men. Bused exclusively an thetie isasters the- deatli rates per niiiiion 1 IDS were 0.15 for the p.'cneut year ;i d 0.61 during the coiTctip-oudniK eltM'^ 11 moiithe a yoar ago. Comparing t b e a 'cident record for j t h e fcriod J a n u a r y o November, 1929, w i l h *ac sanui mm tlw of 1928, n red u c l i i i n io noted f r KI« or dust ev- plo^loiii und elect u Hy, w h i l e .sliglil iucip.isc; n u - him- u i o i lln % n t h j - r p n n c ' p a l ciui^ec-, of M, M. COCHltAN. PreHldent. M. 'ia, STttAWJf, Vl:t I'rentdent. JOS. - PAGK W I N Iff. II. STJIA1V2V, S General Officcj BAWSOW, FAYETTE COUNTY, 1'A. ' Individual Cars, Youghiogheny Coal t Steam Gas i Coking Connellcville Coke Furnace and Foundry Low Sulphur Hard Structure Shipments vhi B. O, R. II. and P. L. E. R. J{. and Connections. 3V. P. Hyndman, Sales Agent, |5J1 Wood Street, PIttsbtirg, Pa. r C. 3L WOLFF, Oeni-ral Sales Agent. HIGHEST GRADE Furnace and F©undry Orders Solicited Branch Office, Union Trust Building, Pittsburgh, Pcnna. ATtANTID HENEY OLIVER, Prwld i nt. JOHN JENKINS, Secretary Treasurer. Oliver Sriyder Steel Compariy Highest 'Jnallty Standard 0fd Basin QonneiisviSle . FUllNACE COKE General Offices -- South Tenth and Blarlel Streets, -Product Coking Coal FOUNDJBY COKE Pittsburgh, 24,000 BETTERMENT SUGGESTIONS MADE BY B.JHUMPLOYES At a recent demonstration meeting in tha loromotive shop of lhj HalUniore Ohio Kailroad at Cumberland, tho members ot the board ot directors, InclinlinR such men afi Newton JX Baker and Bernard Bnrucli, ispent more I H n n an hour inspecting ibo varioiiB machinro and devices, and walching them oporato under lha skilled haiule of t!i« niechanlaj In charge, Tho meeting was a development of Uia cooperative plan agreed upon by th management of. tho Baltimore Ohio ami the ehop crafts, in 1924, and which hne been functioning w i t h groat snccc«« ever elnce. In addre«6 following the inapec- Uon, Dnnlol Willard, prosidoni of th« railroad, said that cooperation has been roopoiwilblo for many savinge made through tho snggeetlone ot tho raen In reepoct to better methods, plans, devices, etc., and that this sug- gostion fiystairj wae one of th-e fitrong ovidonc's of the bettor relationship oxletlng batwoen managamant and men now, ae compare! with tho olden days. To Illustrate tho attitude that the supervision on tho railroads had yeare ago toward employes who offered SUR- gcstiou« for tlio betterment of tho work, Mr. Willard told of his own experience as a helper In a machine ehop. On on occasion, thinking that he had a suggestion of value, he told hifi 'boss. Jack Shirley, with, whom he was working, about It, and In the spirit that characterised tho day, Jack ropli-ed: "Sonny, when your advice ie wanted, it will bo asked for. In tho meantime, keep it to yourself.." Mi-. Willard pointed out that tor 40 years he has had hi hie office a small framed eign, placed so that every person who entore his office can see, and on it, lettered clearly, "Suggestions are always In order." Mr. Willard declared that etrorig proof of the value of the cooperative. plan ie shown in ihe fact that since- it has been adopted, th employee of the fliolivo power department alone have- submitted more than 24,000 sug- g-etitloni-; and that of these* move than 80 per eeul have- been adopted. Marshall Company Sales Agents Pig Iron Coke Coal Danbar, Pn. Phone 113. 1645 Oliver Pittsburgh, Pa. Phone: All. 2280. 58 YEARS OF SERVICE J J y Eureka Fire Brick Works, Coke Chc-n,"Glass House, nnd Mil] Operators Know \ tho Moaning of "EUREKA " 1607 Flr^t Katlonal Bank Building, Pittsburgh, Pa. Mt. IJraddock, P»., Phone -19 D unbar. SWEDEN ADOPTS R. R. DEVICES USED IN U. S. Profiting hy tho experience of Amer- tcan railway engineorinB, tho Swedish fjlato-ownod railroads will eoon a d o p t u n u m b e r of i m p r o v e m e n t s and i n n o Nations. Thus the Royal railroad hoard has derided to ropl.iee s r a d u u l l y I h o old-iityi? wooden eoachcif w i t h a l l - .stoe-l or stool fr.ime cars. The board m n y f u r t h e r lecommend the e q u i p m e n t of Hie euplnes w i ( h H i r o n g e e a r c h l l B h t f e , l i k e fhos-c f o u n d un tho t r a l n t s in tho U n i t e d States "Chime n f i i ' - t i e n " or "t=oft whintle.s," as used In Ani-erica, may ai.=o be installed on the train as a warning i« at unguarded grade urofis- i.. C, ccbllnf . B. Xcnrty, M, AM. f««. O. T^ FAYETTE ENGINEERING COMPANY Ci7il, Mining- end Consulting Engineers Mine und land nurre/* I'lnnu, cuflmttlcr, nnd Saterlnt«ndenc« at conatrucilan tt complete eoal coMotc iilanta, mllrond*. tr»tta Morku, city Jinvthc *»a BCvrernBe, Ic. Ixnniiaallon and rcpvrln «n oottl luud» nnd ml ilng propcrtle*. Vnluadoua, SPECJALTIES: C04L AK1) COKE PLAJfTS. BbfiiCTHIO DLUK 1'IUNT JJICPA'IITMKA'T. S01-2 Fli«( Nitloocl Unnk IIUIjc. Beil and Tri-St«Ko I'nonea S49. UKIONTOWN, PA. CIVIL and FINING ENGINEER 025 and 627 Fnyctto Title Trust Hldgr., Dniontowtt, Pn. SjjecInltlcH-- ConKrnrllun ot Conl nml Coke l'tnnn. Kxnmlnr- Ion iui«I ri'ji.ird. oil oonl uroi'Crflc*. \ aluu(l(yn.i, HirjM-i ln(ciuleut'«, piirtnicni. · for 40 Indrpdiilent coi)ii»nilci In I'ciiH«yHnn$n nml Went »u(luuo«» blue print muoliliuc usctl In uicctrlu priatlns d-. Bcli ;tl).- a r e now nfnof 'o omploy s i m i l a r Inbor B a v i n s ; meihoil in HIP fihoi's nl 'I'oin- U'toorla and M;i mo-o. At tho eaine time, the repair shops, ot' the Swedish '-ta.t-e owned rail roads arcs adopting American metlnKle w h i c h have resulted in a saving of time und money. TliP plant in Gothenburg, for instance, in now r u n aa an American automobile -factory, e m p l o y i n g (ho BO- callcd "belt nysfem.'' According lo C. SabeMrem, head of tlio railroad -worfc- n l i o p b , flu; n i t i n b e r of fi'P-ifflil r;ir^ !i p a i r e d .nnuially HI t h i s p h i n l )i,ifl risen from 10 jw laborer to 19 1'la.jus Pensions for Workers Predicted 1'iot. H I* RieU ot. t)ic LJnuor- 'v d i )., i, yredK'ted to the A i n e i H i n As.iooiatifn for the A d s a n c - c n i o n t i» K'ieiico in session at DCS Moine;;, [j , tiiat cm pi .vc' and employer.! in various industries would work out lively own retirement sclipm-ea Cor btiperuuuuatC'f cmj)l}p-h before many moro y-earw. "A general p - c d i c t i o n iri V e n t u r e d and I ' c t c i i d r t ] t h u tliort' w i l l g r a d u a ' l v b e ;' moiv ;ind -IHHV p r o n o u n c o i l d r i f t t o v x ' n d I'Pti) r m e n ! p!;tns of t l j p j o ^^ilic·, coutrti' tual t y p e oper.ited by .,,, f t i.,,,,.,»-,,,,,- i i i l j ^ t a t i t i a l l y as pirm.i- n i ' n t and t r u M w o r l h v ns lego! r«oi\ , i i f o - m s u r n i i ' ' % «iaip,iiucs," T: KleU .s.iid. i "The orgiini/.iitions w i l l be lo h t a t ^ ,sup r vision similar t t h n t I cvrcisctl ovr-i iifo inburanc-e com- nieiz said the s-ch mo of old ai' ponsloiia presented too miuiy ooiitroM-r-iie.s for un verbal adopt ion in the United States and ui'Koii (ii : l | oinploy-c'i- and en)ploj*"h c o u k r .md H u h e tlu-ir ret! einent probkwns in u i n-inos-.s-dlke munu-e-r. Ore O u t p u t Heconl. I f i n minp.-i in .Minnesota -osta ·lif^liij'(i a iH-w rocord lor (.he ; : oaso'i jiii-t, clo.'-ci) w i t h tolj.1 o i i l j t u t of 46 7SS,5i'i t o n s , o i i ! p a i P i l t o t i n p i f v l o i f i !iis!i iiurli of l i 1 ! » ' M M O ( o n - rnni-hed durin.'

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