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eOOKNDE AND TE
MA OE F AUL EIS
THE J. L. MORRISON CO.
28 Front St. West, TORONTO
whiich beas a date indicating that it was published some years
before theart ofprinting was discovered.
About IoO of the paper and associated trades in New York
hae formeld a non-partisan McKinley and Hobart Club. The
objects are to give such assistance as may be in their power to
promote the best interests of the country.
A new thing in building material is a cheap and convenient
kind of plak of espcial use for partitions. It is formed by.
placing rooden slats, about js inch thick, side by side to the
widthtof about 4 feet; straw board is then run on each side.
This gives a light, serviceable board about 4 feet wide and
generally about I6 feet long.
The Paper Maker publishes an interview with Mr. Eiler
Fleischer, of Christiania, who wasorerly t n nd forerly agent n land
seral wood pulp amlls. He has established a buying agency
at Christiania for paper manufarturers. He says that his experi-
ence of the pulp trade showed him that a purehasing agent lo-
cated near the mills would be a boon to buyer of wood pulp,
espcally to foreign buyers. By taking advantage of all the
circumstances afecting pulp prices an agent at the mills woutld
be able to buy cheaper and more satisfactorily.
The world's supply of lithographing stone has heretofore
been obtained from Bavaria, but all this will soon be changed.
A quarry of vast extent has been discovered in Blaek Hills,
Custer County, South Dakota, in which the supply of stone ap-
peas to be practically unlimited. The quality of the stone, as
well as its practical utility, has been made the subject of a care-
ful and complte examination by practical men. Experiments
in printing, with satples of the stone, have been made in
Omaha and Chicago wth most satisfactory reults. A company
for working the quarry ill be incorporated at Omaha.
A new substance has ben patented in Germany which is
not onty much chaper thae celluloid, but promises to further
replace glass as well as to take the place now ocupied by cel-
luloid. Th new substance is gelatin, whic, trated with for-
maldehye, becomes absolutely insoluble in water the acid
and alkalies, while retaiing perfect transparency. The maeria
can be olded into any shap and in its dry state can be turned
and cut, polished, etc, ikie glass and wth far t ase.
The aniline or other colors can be combined with it, thus girng
a wide range and py of color. Anothergreat advanri e that
it ha over celluloid is that it s uninflammable, being ata d
vr slowlp by fie ' '
growing rapidy. 1
The mills of tt
of a per cent. T
I38, oo pounds.
The new comp
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