MANUFACTURING: 100,000,000 Saws

The ancient & honorable firm of Henry Disston & Sons, Inc., No. 1 U. S. saw-makers, jubilantly prepared to celebrate its 100th birthday this week. In its big 65-acre, 66-building plant on the banks of the Delaware River in the Philadelphia suburb of Tacony, 2,000 penknives had been grinding-mementos-to-be for the company's employes. Ready for presentation to employees who had served the firm from 20 to 70 years apiece were 539 special service pins. It was to be a wonderful three-day holiday with games, entertainment, concerts,...

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