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   Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1883, Trenton, New Jersey                               il 4- I Tl II VOL. I. XO. W5. THEXTON, SAIHUDAY -AFTEKXOOX, SEPTEMBER Ib, 1883. TWO OKNTfi. First Rdition. POTTERY PRODUCTION. (fHmes lost SOME OF THE LATE HANDSOME DESIGNS The I'orculuin Decorated Dinner that the I'nion J'ottf-ry Coiupuny Have of the Company's Work and ItH IIlHtory. In of the. show windows of (t Jaqucs' jewelry .store the Union Pottery of this city, have placed, on exhibition for a.. few days, previous to shipping it to a decorated dinner set, known as the design, the latest production ol' their pottery, which, in the opinion of compe- tent judges, is not only entitled to rank as the most artistic production in design %nd finish ever placed iu the market by an American pottery, but is the eijual iu every respect to the best English and French scenic-porcelain jproductions. This superior made and artistic- ally designed aud decorated dinner set, which embodies in the highest degree the perfection and rapid progress attained by the potters, of Trenton in the past few years, has attracted so innch attention and elicited such unstinted words of praise and universal admiration from the people who have stopped to e.xamine it, that a representative of this paper paid a visit to the works of the company, ttp obtain whatever information it was possible toacquire concerning thu mndc by the-Frenton potters iuvthe production of line grades of ware, and learn best American productions compare with the best productions of the pottery. English and French potteries. In many re- spects the Union .Co 's establishment. which was put in tour years ago by the New 'Jersey Pottery __ chased in February last by the present coin-_ pany, composed of Henry T. Cook, President. John Taylor, Treas., and O. O. Uowman, Secy.. is entitled to rauk as one of the model estab- mVmipnt.4 kind in and J prnf-t 1 1 nf industry (in the United States, this statement covers the entire country as well. The works .pt the company are admirably located along the Belvidere division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, on Uailroad avenue, within a stone's throw of several other leading potteries, and the premises occupied comprise an area of ground feet in dimensions, nearly every foot of which is covered by a 'series of substantial brick buildings, all of which are supplied with the most modern approved im- provements that will tend to facilitate speed in the preparation of clay, gloss and coloring materials and the perfection uf the product. and in this respect the works are among tin most complete of any in the country, aud whatever the modern worker in ciay can produce, or the artist beautify, whether of old or new design, has attained the highest stage of perfection in this pottery, mainly on ac- count of the care exercised in every stage of the process, even to the minor details, which tVciiiienHy in AlT'efic-.m potteries, SOMK OK riiK COMPANY'S FEATTRKS. The greatest care is not only exercised in the preparation of the clay, which is one of the most essential features necessary to successful -pottery productions, but every improvement of a labor saving character in the preparation of the clay and introduced throughout every portion of the works, and the buildings comprising the plant are arranged to avoid all unnecessary handling, which is another feature too frequently lost sight of in most American potteries. Ill this establishment the buildings are so arranged that from the time the raw clay and other prntwr every step in the process of manufacture and handling of the product ig a forward one, which well arranged system not only i'acili- tates speed in all departments, but it prevents unnecessary confusion, and ha-s great tendency to enforce the best of order and discipline, all of which is highly essential to successful man- ufacture, but heretofore has received too little attention from the proprietors of potteries in this country. A leading English pottery man- ufacturer, who takes a broad and sensible view of the numerous alleged advantages the pot- ters of that country claim to possess over American potteries in the production of fine ware, says: "Any vantage point the English manufacturers- may possess has been attained through long experience and the systematic training and habits of their which points are all the more readily acquired where thorough order and discipline prevails, aiuT good order and discipline arc marked charac- teristics of the employees of the Union Pottery Co. Among the more prominent improvements introduced into the Union Pottery Company's works is a blowing fan for cooling kilns, by the aid of which they are able to lire and draw- four (16 ft. 0 in.) kilns a week out of a total of four kilns, both in Summer and Winter, which it is claimed has never been accom- plished iu any other pottery, either at home or abroad. In addition to a forty-horsepower engine, wliich supplies the motive to the pot- tery aud drives the blowing fan to cool two biscuit and two gloss kilns, the pug mills in the department where the saggers are itianu-' factored, which branch of t4ie industry is loca- ted some distance away froTn the pottery, are driven by a twenty-five-horse power engine. Both engines are fed by two boilers, which have a combined capacity equivalent to 150- horse power, and with the exception of the fircfl under the kilns, six iu all, including two decorating kiius, the tires under the boilers are the only fires allowed about the premince. The buildings aud drying rooms are all heated by steam, which requires over feet of nothing undone to attain the highest standard of perfection iu the production of The products of their works, in addition to a full line of white granite ware, consists of the celebrated Union Pottery Company's thin semi-porcelain ware, the claw- of ware now on exhibition in the show window of Cook Jaqiies' jewelry store, which every unpreju THE NEW YORK LETTER. Coney Inland Clo-tinic (ioHHip lii General About the (ireat Metropolis m 1 if '1'n K TIMKS. NKW YORK, September 14. How tlic Coney Island liiiullnrds are growl- ing ami grumbling, and with good and sufli- diced mind must admit prodnc'fitms cicnt reason therefor. September is ol'teu one of any English potteries. This ware is now in stock, in plain and decorated, dinner, tea and toilel sets, in the following popuhir 'designs: Newport, i patented i, Koyal Dresden, K'ustic and East lake. A critfeaj examination of the Newport" design, must convince every un- biassed person that the only .superiority the English ware possesses over American produe- tiyns exists entirely in the minds of tliose who prefer the English simply because it possesses that potent eharm, but sooner or later, like everything else undertaken in this country, the production of our potteries will out-sell the best English ware, entirely on its merits. The I'nion Potlrry Company's "New- port design possesses every requisite that is desirable in fine ware, and itSVnupe is simply perfect, wh.ile there is just suflicieut decora- tion to make it attractive to both the artist und the most casual observer. At present this company employ 175 people, including dec- orators, whose combined weekly wages amount to from to and tlieir trade is ex- tending to all parts (if the United States. The company t-s num.- but rosuprtL-nt people, who .are encouraged ill every way to take a pride in the quantity of good ware they produce. A feature worthy of special mc.ii- fioiT is the" air" of pcTvades' every department, which is one of the results of the thorough system governing this model THK 1'ENXAM' (iOING TO C.YMDKN. Third F.dition.. LATEST NEWS BY W1RK. AN OCEAN CITY HOTEL DESTROYED. The WiUiJhe llt-sult. of Kj.viiiK Trentou rerina- nently in the Fifth Place. Trenton's place1 in the Inter-Statt- race is now about li. She will come in tilth, un- less some unusual disaster should intervene. Secretary decided tliat the Mei- ritt is first, Either Brooklyn or Harrisburg will be secondhand the Active will hold fourth place. Tlie" contest between Harrisburg and Brooklyn continues very close and is about the only feature of interest among the Inter- State Harrisburg at present has tin- best of the tight. The Anthracite is sixth in rank and the (Quickstep still keep the rear end up. This is the schedule to CLUBS. A ('f Ileiidmi: hi.ink.lyu. i.! Harr of ll.irn-iiii M -trip.. of i Tn-nl-in. Trent m of Wi'.iiiuifji'i 1 I'.i I.: Jl Out of town games yesterday were: Cleve- land Philadelphia 3. and Cleveland Phila- delphia 1 twogani'-s; New York Builalo1 1; Piovidence Detroit 1; Brooklyn 11, (Quickstep Hanisbu'rg'7. Anthracite li. The Tri nUin play in Easton to-day. Oji Monday and Tuesday Die (Quickstep of Wil- mington will come here in quest of cham- pionship honors. Oitjy two w-eeks more of I-nter-state season remain. Umpire MeCafferty was. mobbed in Wil- mington yesterday for alleged unfair decisions against the Quickstep iu its game with tht- JIarrisburg. Coming AinusemcntH. On Monday and Tuesday evenings next the KoTlraTiy he: produced at the Opera House, The play was written by (1. R. Sims, author of the Lights o' and that alone assures its success. In addition, it is presented with much ot the handsome scenery that was used during tht long run of the play at Booth's Theater last Winter. There are iilty-five performers in the play, which is one of unusual interest and merit. The spectacular portion of the play b decidedly superior. Frank Mayo will appear on the 24th, the American Eour on the 'Jtith, and Mat lack iu the Two Orphans on theliTth. of their best paying months, for so many have tiu-n returned to town iunl are glad to enjoy the delights of the loaches. True, the cold weather "Drought plenty of folks back to the city, but the temperature luis been such that Coney is not at all to be desired. It luis been cool enough in New York, without going to the Island to lie completely froac.ii. The Oriental closed Tuesday, aud its remain- TJig guests were transferred to the Manhat- tan, which will remain open a week or ten days longer. Brighton Beach Hotel has al- ready dosed its doors for this season. John H. Stariii's popular resort in the Sound, was open Sunday of this week for the h-st time til' nextiSpring. There is plenty to amuse the spare time of for the past New Yorkers in town now. The theatres are pretty generally re-wpened. and the size of the audiences shows thr.t the majority of people are in town again. The ''Beais" have tried to make a good deal of capital out of tlie reports ot the great dam- age and injury to the crops by the recent 'i'kev have not been altogether KIIC- ee.vlYil in tlieir attempt. It turns oul now that reports were, a.s is usually the case, very mud; exaggerated. The corn aud tomato ciopsin this Staie were damaged to siderable extent, although ntft nearly so much as 'Aas on Tuesday. To tiu list of banks in this city, still another I.as been added this week. The New Produce Exchange Bank commenced opera- tion.s on Wednesday. Mr. Forrest H. Parker it- are in the.new Pro- duee Exchange- building on Whitehall street: It was staiU-u for the convenience of mem- bers of the Produce Exchange, as there is no bank within convenient d-ijtance of their Others than mt4ur1iers of tho--K-K chang-1 ill y'Vwf'' to open accounts. It w ill b- great convenience and Advantage to the business community in it.v vicinity. While politic.il affairs in your State are in such a commotion and excitement over the conventions and nominations, such matters here arc. being stirred up by the party leaders. import uit question is, whether the tlil- eretices between the oity Democrads can be iinicably arranged. Tammany Hall has mule the, lir.st towards harmony, by ap- loiiilmga committee of conference tor a united H-mocratic delegation from tlie Metropolis. L'he County L'en.ocrats do not seem ovvr -any proposed plan. It is ru- uored that the latter organization want to iave the control of the city delegation, so that hey forward next year in tlie Na- ional Convention the Haoie of A brain S. Hewitt. They are to be solid for him. uid for that reason aie anxious to be recog- as the true leaders of Democracy in this ily. At Brtiadway, the other day, the Nt-w- York Real Estate and Traders' Exchange was formally opened with appropriate exercises. Algernon S. Sullivan, the Public Administra- tor, delivered the address upon the oeeitsion. His eloquent speech was very interesting aud thoroughly appreciated by his heartrs. Every lay at certain hours there will be regular calls at the Exchange .of.builders'.materials, and once a month there will be sales of real estate. It is also proposed to deal in unlisted securi- ties. There are about -10U members on the roil. Hardly half that number; were present Haven Kiirned Along With the of H Plillndf -A Youth- ful Millionaire Hunn Dli- 111 By Associated I'ttaa to TIMES. N'. J., September The Hiivi-n House, Ocean <1ity, and H cot taco owned (i. Lcmieg, nf I'hiladel jihia, were to the ground shortly after midnight. The on the Haven House is on the furniture The loss on thv Lennec cottau'- and furniture is .J-I.OiKi. 'I'he Lenneg family hud mi exceedingly narrow es- cape from the tliinu's. The tire was of incendiary origin. The Haven House was owned by Vcrtx, of I'hilwdelphiii, but has been unoccupied An attempt was nwtlc TIIK MORNING NKW3. nrtef Glances the Leading KvenU of the World for President Arthur is in New York. The Baltimoje Oiiole festival closed last ntght. Freddie (lebhardt is following Mrs. Eangtry around Knropc. There is tierce fighting in Hayti between insurgents and Government troops. Two proselyting .Mormon elders have been tjirrid and featlieretl in Indiana. MHton C. Keenan, Treasurer of Jackson couiKy. Ohio, hiis disappeared. The Bankers' aiid Merchants' and American Rapid Telegraph Company have consolidated. The latest theories of the detectives point to Lewis, Kose Ainlilei's pivcr, us her murderer. Cortachy Castle, in Scotland, owned the Karl of Aislie, has been burned. Loss, Parnell has paid oil' a mortgage on to burn tin.1 Hitvcu House last July, and much excitement, prevails here and at Ocean City. A Fatal Kallroad Collision. Hy Associnteil 1'rcss to THK Tints. CITY, Mo., East and West bound passenger train col- lided last jiight at Arnold Station, seven miles -eacr-of lien1. A and express IIIVH- were killed. It is also reported that some of the passengers were killed and many ,ii.ij.u_rcd_... how.evcr, deny this. The particulars received so far arti meagre. Lieutenant (Jurlington is blamed for the fiiilure of the Proteus Arctic expedition, which commanded. his estate from the proceeds of the Te.itimonial Fund. The French have had a three days' light with the Hhick have. been. victorious. Lieutenant Danenhower. of the Jeannette, and Mr. Tyson, of the Polaris polar expeditions, have expressed a join an expedi- tion for of the tirccley MAKINU OlKHTAXT HTKIKKH FORWARD. The foregoing are a few of the more promi- nent that the enterpm- ing and prograunive spirit displayed by the THK TOWJS KKOM II' A THKK. C. S. Clarke, 'Ki, has been elected President of Princeton's base ball team for next year. The Turner Riile Club will hold its annua target practice at Park on tin- o next month. The Catholic Young Men's Association, o South Trenton, aru rein n piny to be pro duced about the first of November. Pythias Lodge. No. (il, will go with the! friends on an excursion to Switchback aud liien on September  I'ooper (ttrce.t, and lias bunches of ItrixbtoiM from nine indies to a foot long, weighing :k pound. Johnnie firiswold is a bad boy with no liv- ing parents, who has Ix-cn making life iniscrnlilc for IIIH Krandl'ather, Mr. Vaiilinrn. 'Njuirc Mills to have him nt to tin. He form School. A Edwaid Sullivan, who had been arrested last for dninkeiniess :tnd ilisorderlv lie- havjor al the Imfon Street Sliilimi. pit aded hard for forgivencmi In Police Justice liodme thin to depart tin to city AUMit deUy. __ the country." Just at that moment the postman brought in a package of t wo of which contained stamps, ordered by Mr. Sterling. One was from the South and the other from the West. "My correspondence." he continued, "is growing too heavy, although 1 guve up my coin collection' to my son. My favorite collec- tion" Is "ii-Aciiue stamps. JTiavc sold two dif- ferent collections, and as soon as I dispose of this one, which I value at I will begin on another. My private collections of all kinds of stamps, [oils, etc., number over Every one of these is a dilferent variety. In addition, of course, I keep a stock of each variety for. sale." A MATt'l! sTAMT I'-JO. It wonhf ajfj-niTlesM Task" to describe the varieties of stamps' or foils Mr. Sterling poa- sesses. The collection is well worth seeing. One old match stamp he recently sold for The color of a stamp often gives it value. Pink colored medicine stamps bring big pricea, simply because it is a rare color. Henry'a pink stamps, with a face value of a few pen- nies, arc worth; each, while the same in water color are not worth above 15 cents. Husband's two-cent (medical l of purple one of the gems.1 It is valued at by Mr. Ster- ling. He has all the stamps of the States and the Southern Confederacy. At a sale in New York last year, he cheerfully paid for a black one-cent liver pill. One of blue color would be worth only ten cents, A very r.uv document 'tamp the tirst issue is th" piobate of will un pet fora led, hich is val- ii, .1 al I'lic ted ai.d bluts and an-al-o i.nc, and Mr. Sterling docs not 'll: He IMS complete sits of all proofs mounted ui white i nil-, and woilh casidiiaiU' tliei-- is an sale of sud Mr. Sterling, by u collector who wants to n tire Irom the business. The liiddnu: is geneially very brisk. At the P. Mrow n sale in New York bust year over A rich shade often makes a stamp valuable. does the fact that there are not perloraMors each sub- of it; so does a misprint, and any oilier oddity to render it rare. Euvelojic collecting is also followed by many. I tht- rarv stamps. I search the bank waste paper baskets for them every alternoon. I once got several valuable om-s m a barrel of rubbish thrown out from a (ireem- street store." Mr. Sterling has a separate room in his residence on Belle vue avenue lor his collections, h is a perfect storehouse of carefully arranged and valuable oddities. He estimates tV value of bis entire col- lections at and believes they would bring that sum at auction. He baa them Insured i'or TlMsK who llfxp'f to iMitna f'lli iffKiii riH'ffilltiyn ttf TknnuliUfii Ciim't'tittMH, >M HK I'KK.NTtlN WtltKLY TlMUt, fvl unt INEWSPA'PERf lEWSFAPESr   

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