Press: Slashpine Newsprint

Chemist Charles Holmes Herty has been talking for several years about making fine white newsprint paper from young slashpine, of which Southern States have 10,000,000 acres. The Chemical Foundation, which he helped establish, gave him $50,000 to carry out his idea. Georgia, where he was born, has given him $40,000, promised $60,000 more. Last week Chemist Herty produced the first significant run of pine paper at his experimental plant in Savannah. The quantity was sufficient for one edition of an average country weekly newspaper.

Dr. Herty had a speaking appointment at Niagara...

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