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BUFFALO,
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Index

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Introduction

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PART

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106

82-84

108

85-88

111

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Business

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Printers'

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125

Law

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134

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135

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bridegroom

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necessaries

village wedding,

138

sympathy

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old

find

your

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stone

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is

genius

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NEW

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high -shouldered, broad-faced

friends

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look

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war

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of

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telegraph

nor

must

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do

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the

of

name

Garcia
no

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the

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where

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co-operation,

President

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him.

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GARCIA.

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business

of

horizon

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all this

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of

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MESSAGE

(Permission

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of tinmistakable

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with

on,

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bride,

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Garcia

find

for

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fellow

if

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anybody

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Garcia.

to

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and

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three

an

weeks

and

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fellow

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letter, sealed

his

over

sent

was

in

days

by

letter

the

landed

came

out

139

on

the

' '

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pouch, strapped

by night

boat, disappeared

open

delivered

of

name

oil-skin

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to be

into
other

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traversed

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desire

land.

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make

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man

average

sends

reader,

Garcias.

enterprise

an

inattention,
seem

and

140

of

the

out

the

of

; or

the

college

other

are

has

him

encyclopedia

concerning

in

need,

to

loyal

carry

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or

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assistant.

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men

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to assist
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in every

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by

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the

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who

many

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cause

to

Garcia

man,

and

gave

took

should

placed

learning

concentrate

message

General

or

will

promptly,

No

special

no

; Rowan

he

form

statue

book

this

which

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is

whose

man

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foot, and

on

McKinley

to Garcia

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ask,

and

bronze

instruction

do

is

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is

delivered

not

! there

deathless

"

country

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are

make

to

be

to

did

and

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act

wish

letter

letter

the

point

Rowan

hostile

Garcia,

to

READER.

to tell in detail.

now

The

letter

his

delivered

SHORTHAND

STANDARD.

NEW

NEW

Will

the

SHORTHAND

STANDARD

clerk

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Yes, sir," and

"

say,

READER.

go

to do

you

out

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task?
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life,he

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and

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ask

encyclopedia?

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I hired

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the

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self?
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after

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clerk

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formation
in-

off and

go

try to find Garcia

him

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wise

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"

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according

you

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bother

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sweetly

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this

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it up

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to

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may

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with

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at

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course

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dead?

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and

will

encyclopedia?

mean

you

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one

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or

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was

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get

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and

to

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say,

to

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yourself.

for

independent

infirmity of the
141

will, this

action, this

moral

unwillingness

to

Socialism

far into

so

themselves,

will

all?

; and

necessary

it necessary
Can

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seems

"

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a

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cheerfully

READER.

SHORTHAND

STANDARD

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write

one

to Garcia?

letter
"

book-keeper,

that

see

said

the

foreman

to

in

me

large factory.
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he's

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on

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he

sent

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on

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up
all

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"

entrusted

to

carry

message

to

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We

have

expressed
' '

recently
for

and

the

employment,"
for

the

his

wells

in

hearing

with

maudlin

much

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homeless

denizen

wanderer

it all often

sympathy

of

searching
go

many

the

shop
sweat-

for

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hard

wrords

power.

is said

time

to do

' '

' '

and

men

Nothing

the

been

in

about
a

vain

intelligent work

the

employer

attempt
;

and

142

to
his

who

grows

get frowsy

old before
ne'er-do-

long patient striving

NEW

with

"

"help
In

turned.

sorting

best

if times

finer

I know

who

can

one

ability to manage

the

with
is

him

constantly

oppressing,

give orders
be

given

probably

he

; and

be,

"

Take

it

wind

the
who

him

of

discontent.

No.

Of
less

dare

knows

course

to

be

let

us

that

walks

the

is

of the

survival
to

keep

the

has

not

Garcia.

to

parts who
and

that

yet who
he

his

him.

his

is

carries

employer

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cannot

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them.

streets

sage
mes-

would

answer

for

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him

for

looking

threadbare

him,

impress

competent
in-

out, the

' '

his

employ

is scarce,

employer

Garcia,

yourself.

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can

is the

are

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work

oppress

to

whistling through

only thing
soled

man

others

forever

suspicion

receive

take

incapacity

else, because

to

not

constantly

are,

of his own,

one

insane

will
to

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every

any

the

him

and

message

intending

or

times

and

out

business

to

is

is

constant

their

really brilliant

absolutely worthless

is

employer

hard

go.

carry

there

good

back

his

business, and

are

prompts

of

man

the

but

"

when

shown

how

unworthy

Self-interest

those

"

have

of

only

is done

The

that

matter

loaf

factory

on.

No

and
fittest.

going

interests

on.

continues,
the

and

store

READER.

but

nothing

"help"
the

being taken

SHORTHAND

does

process

away

further

to

that
every

weeding-out
sending

STANDARD

No

coat.

he

is

toe

one

brand
regular fireand

to reason,

is the

work,

of

the

thick-

9 boot.

I know

pitied
drop

than

that
a

one

so

morally

physical cripple

tear, too,

for

143

the

men

deformed

; but

who

in
are

is

our

no

ing,
pity-

striving

to

limited

not

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on

carry

through

white

enterprise,

the

whistle, and

the

struggle

by

but

for

put

their

whose

working

whose

hair

and

line

in

hold

to

slip-shod imbecility,
which,

READER.

SHORTHAND

STANDARD

NEW

would

enterprise,

is fast

be

are

turning
ence,
indiffer-

dowdy

heartless

the

hours

ingratitude,

both

and

hungry

homeless.
Have

speak

matter

all the

when

but

the

word

of

world

has

others, and
but

nothing
I

carried

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and

wages,
know

there

have

also

is

something

high-handed,
heart

My

"

all

and

more

goes

out

the

"boss

the

man

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who,

no

lurking

or

of

nor

has

one

long

to

such
that

no

go

on

anxious
a

man

employer

asking
of

strike
search
asks
can

efforts

of

in

it

letter

for
shall

afford

to
144

the

it,never

just

work

and

when
And

home.

granted
him

and

nearest

gets

"

with
sewer,

laid off,"

Civilization

wages.

such

let

mendation
recom-

questions,

it into

higher

is

virtuous.

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is at

Garcia, quietly takes

idiotic

any

be

does

for

no

are

he

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rapacious

men

when

as

sides.

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day's

labor, and

are

rags

who

man

for

of

both

all poor

deliver
for

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are

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poverty

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given

intention

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on

to the
as

when

be said

to

than

is away,

the

"

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an

employers

any

there's

and

pail

been

in

se,

the

to

clothes.

dinner

excellence, per

no

and

board

bare

directed

finds

succeeded,

having

succeeds

who

man

odds, has

who, against great

man

the

I wish

a-slumming

gone

for

sympathy

Possibly I have

strongly?

too

individuals.
; his

go.

kind
He

is

thing
Anyis

so

rare

is wanted

NEW

long have

Q.

How

A.

About

Q.

Are
of

Patent

17

A.

Q.

State

in

in

or

and

petroleum,

marked

"

Letters

various

connected
other

among

27, 1870, No.

December

whether
have

Q.

And

A.

Some

Q.

Describe

the

manufacture

been

the

at how

ters
Letin

110,516, put
"

M?

Exhibit

the

after

in which

you

oils,and

within

out, and

put

of

use

probably

manner

steam

the

of

fined
re-

admitted

steam

date?

of

manufacture

your

still?

early

six months

admitted

not, in

practiced

pipes within
I have.

had

ville?

Titus

am.

A.

have

of

and

oils, you
through

of

States, for improvements

case

in this

named

patentee

United

distillation

evidence

resident

continuously.

the

Patent, dated

READER.

been

you

years,

you

the

the

with

SHORTHAND

STANDARD

if you

have

oil after

did, at

the

what

1869.

used

whether

state

the

January,

or

steam
not

you

outside

date

fires
first

you

did it?

Objected

thousand

the

into

of the

oil in the

total

body

of

the

oil

get it, through

of the

was

; out

near

into
the

to

the
bottom

in

of one,

oil in the

reduced

going
as

pipes

I continued

same.

steam

steam

capacity

vapor

product

stopped the

two

barrels

steam

the

leading.

as

I introduced

A.
of

to

still I had

large

I introduced

still,above
that

steam

the
there

about

70 barrels

vapor,

and

of the

level
until

still

as

; then

let it into

perforated pipes until the still run


146

the

the

I could

down

to

NEW

small

quantity,

could

lay

very

which
and

barrels

fill up

these

the

steam

in

could
of

man-heads

so

the

out,

or

went

was

done

What

Objected
A.

brick

the

for

oil

the

course

oil

to

the

top, could

be

to

and
oil

tinued
con-

oil until

the

and

process,
be

taken

steam

done

the

off, so
taken

was

fires burned

The

was

running.

This

fires went

out?

1870.
after

running

the

to

the

oil

large, required

very

it, and

time,

was

those

walls
the

by introducing

run

would

small

slow

down.

still

support

long

as

be

think,

large

would

hours

steam

red
into

steam

three
the

when

first,and

at

as

being

was

gradually

of
troduced
in-

run

stream.

At

what

A.

At

Titusville.

Q.

When

place

the

remaining

the

this

that, the

cooled

referred

Q.

drawn

off ; after

the

stream

still,on

still to

into
down

by

twenty-five

to

bottom.

in

off

pipes

large

was

leading.

as

work
the

the

in

drawn

still I

This

caused

hot

to

places

ten

lower

1869

kept

still,which

from

require

out, before

between

twenty-five barrels,

to

of the

low

still could

out,

ten

bottom

cooled

be

READER.

the

be

the

still could

Q.

the

to

remainder

large

in

from

say

; it would

corrugated

the

SHORTHAND

STANDARD

this

was

still had

ceased

desired

was

still

to

be

so

operated?

running,
drawn

and

the

out, how

heavy
was

it

out?

Objected

to

A.

Through

Q.

State

incompetent.

as
a

whether

pipe

to
or

tank.

not, the
147

steam

was

continued

in

STANDARD

NEW

until

oil

the

this

SHORTHAND

oil

READER.

drawn

was

through

out

this

pipe

to

tank?

the

Objected

When

of

danger

A.

The

first

the

still above

the

draw

in it to avoid

steam

what

two

factory?

this

at

we

years

of

amount

through

run

about

by George
testified

counsel, further
No.

patent,

your

describe

surface

upper

of the

110,516, December

introduction

the

Selden,

B.

of steam

27,

into

the

oil therein?

It does.

A.

Does

X-Q.

it in

of steam
A.

It does

not.

What

is

X-Q.
which

the

not.

was

would

still,we

cross-examined

being

Does
and

it

barrels.

Esq., complainant's

1870, show

times

manufacture,

through

run

thousand

witness

X-Q.

of

process

think,

hundred

fill the

to

hurry

other

at

explosion.

this

By

and

by continuing

oil did .you

crude

two

in

remainder

this

Q.

it was,

were

we

any

leading.

as

Sometimes

A.

out

to

you

A.

have

What

Oil

the

are

describe

way

the

into

of

name

the

as

the

this

at

troductio
in-

still?

the

refinery

the

Titusville

with?

Titusville

dimensions

mentioned

Refinery,

indicate

or

oil itself within

connected

been

It is known

X-Q.

any

Oil Refinery.
of this

by

you

still at the
in

your

ville
Titusdirect

examination?
A.

Thirty
convex

feet

diameter,

bottom

and

an

148

eight feet high, with


oval

top.

rugated
cor-

NEW

Were

X-Q,
A.

lower

One

edge

between

tom
bot-

at the

concavity

level

on

was

them

the

were

main

there
the

radial?

or

was

sag

with

center

six inches.

of

pipes arranged

steam

the

in the

tom
bot-

still?

of the

near

of the

depth

outer

but

How

X-Q.

A.

the

was

bottom,

of the

circular

corrugations

still ?

The

A.

READER.

radial.

were

What

of the

and

the

They

X-Q.

SHORTHAND

STANDARD

pipe
half

some

dozen

surface

outer

from

went

"

the

ends

bottom,

pipes branched

shorter

the

top to the

plugged

and

up

off to

the

pipes

perforated.

oil at the

It

A.

ville

Such

46

X-Q.

be

to

I made.
oil you

merchantable

oil did

of crude
known

was

give

you

Church

A.

Titus

kind

as

Can

X-Q.

burning

examination?

your

oil that

burning

principally Church

"

from

in

making

were

made?

was.

What

X-Q.
A.

all

was

Is this all the

X-Q.

it, you

mentioned

time

It

A.

I understand

As

X-Q.

Run

in

use?

you

surroundings

the

of

Titus-

Run.
its

gravity?

is about

44

gravity

; other

oils

run

50.
In

ville Oil

A.

Under

half

owner,

what

capacity

are

you

connected

with

the

Refinery?
the
and

contracts
my

wife

on

which

quarter
149

it
owner.

was

built, I

was

to

NEW

Has

X-Q.
are

A.

that

SHORTHAND

READER.

continued

arrangement

since,

ever

or

superintendent?

the

you

STANDARD

only superintendent

was

about

to
with

latter

the

the

works

from,

part of

now,

the

time

1872.

and

have

7.30,

P.

it

menced
com-

not

am

not

been

did

you

nected
con-

since

1872.
RECESS

X-Q.

A.

refined
six to

oil.

and

all into
half

Did
This

A.

still and

but

It

put

and

that

residuum

of

90-100

about

was

still and

another

into

about

was

worked

was

79

was

that, it

After

have

you

and

two

the

over

had

Can

Titus

Hahn

Island
Hunter's

The

of coke
and

two

same

off of the

This

cent.

per

that,

in

got coke

steam

pipe

of any

of the

liquid

in

was

the

oil,

vapor.

you

give

the

names

while

two

stillmen

Adam

Point.

half

scrapings

remaining.
a

coke?

or

all

was

little

have

not

Refinery,

Cuba

cent,

some

ville

went
of

per

be

I did

it in the

A.

half

of the

up

final residuum-tar

any

would

still in which

of the

all

was

oil.

accumulations

X-Q.

"

the

there

working
a

yield

first six months

cent.

two

out, and

in

the

refined

per

X-Q.

the

months,

in

get

former.

the

ran

oil?

cent.

per

M.

residuum

burning

six

The

seven

worked

of

first

The

of

percentage

manufacture

your

as

What

UNTIL

Titusville,

from
"

"

the

last

Charles

Heller
a

knew

Moore,
150

superintendent?

were

you

week
of
who

employees

and
or

Halm

Philip
so

ago,

Heller,

helped

me

he

to

the

was

construct

at

NEW

is-dead.

works,

the

; I can't

Mier

visitors
It

X-Q.

all open

Are

the

A.

make

They

heavy

The

oil

frozen

City,

and

free

Titusville

regard

ting
to admit-

all.

to

still in

operation?

where

from

the

at

it

paraffine oil, which

it is made
oil at the

down

the

and

of

amount

is sent

pressed,
call

oils there

lubricating

large

lubricating

they send

they

"

portion

and

of the

now?

make

no

the

with

custom

manufacture

Works

Oil

to

more.

superintendent

works

they

They

is sent

of

name

are.

Oil

Titusville

by the

one

of any

your

was

Do

X-Q.

was

works?

the

to

They

A.

was

READER.

there

names

were

you

"Works, what

A.

I think

give the

While

X-Q.
Oil

SHORTHAND

STANDARD

Titusville

below

Titusville

is about

24

works

be

to

worked

It is

gravity.
they

now

to Oil

Works

oil and

lubricating

oil.

lubricating

into

up.
is

City

late
distil-

paraffine

call it

oil.

patent, No.
of

A.
such

X-Q.
the

took

before

you

informed

X-Q.

was

Have
I

happen,
failed

oil in the

the

patent,

A.

it

110,516, you

in

steam

process

does

How

X-Q.

never

To

oil in the

or

you

said

out
that

one

read

"

out

therein

were

using

your

the

use

such

patent?
named

man

taking

mention

to

still if you

similar
ever

in

that

the

never

Edwards

saw

Everest

had

it.

patent?

did.
what

temperature

still at the end

did

of your
151

you

carry

process

the

heat

of

of distillation?

NEW

A.
700

or

it ; I

READER.

know.

hardly

should

The

"Who
at

has

the

management

of

the

Titusville

present time?
Oil

Acme

the

Co.

It

is

wing

of the

Standard,

understand.
SAMUEL
Sworn

say

800.

Refinery
A.

tested

never

R-D.-Q.
Oil

SHORTHAND

STANDARD

to

before

me,

day of November,

this

VAN

29th

1882.
CHAS.

B.

HILL,

Special

152

Examiner.

SYCKEL.