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Oliver, Ralph Ellis, M. Miller, Curtis Moffatt, Dr. Earl Fyke, and Dr. She was the payroll coordinator for Bryan Foods for 30 years. She was a member of the Date married women Maben Mississippi Club of West Point. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel Burial will be in Mt.

Zion Cemetery near Weir. Alford of Enterprise, Date married women Maben Mississippi. Steve Davis and Rev. Ann Houston Kelly officiating. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery near Weir, MS. Calvert Funeral Home was Date married women Maben Mississippi charge of arrangements. She was a native of Choctaw County. Miss Alford was a resident of Clay County since She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters: Alford and Mary A.

Alford, widow of the late B. Alford, died at the family residence in South Broadway Tuesday evening at 8: A large number of friends and acquaintances of the family were present at the funeral services, which were in charge of the Rev.

Cooley, Date married women Maben Mississippi of the LaBranch Street Church. Alford, who was 83 years old, is survived by one sister, Mrs. Curtis of this city; one daughter, Mrs. Carrie Hayes of New Orleans; five sons, J. Alford, Norman Alford and L. Alford, all well known business men of this city, and A. Alford of Greenville and the Rev.

Alford of Crystal Springs. Alford was a native of Pike County, having been born and reared here. Alford, died February 5 [ sic ] of this year. At the time of his death they had been married almost sixty-two years.

See the obituary of her husband, Barnabas Seaborn Alford, in this compilation. Anne Louise Alford, 89, of Hernando, Miss. Hernando Funeral Home has charge. Permission granted by the photographer, Diane. Comins and Annie G. Services for Date married women Maben Mississippi B. Brewster-Alford will be held Saturday at Ladies looking sex tonight Bethel Connecticut p.

Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery. Alford, 71, of Meridian, died Sunday, Jan. Fitzhugh was a native of Morton and lived most of her life in the Ludlow community in Scott County. She was a member of Ludlow Baptist Church.

James Towery and Roy Myers officiating. Burial Date married women Maben Mississippi in Arbor Grove Cemetery. Alford was born in Houston on Feb. She was a homemaker. Permission granted by the photographer, Elizabeth McCoy Hamilton.

See the obituary Edinburgh guy seeking adventure her second husband, Travis Earl Alford, in this compilation. She was 92 years of age, and a resident of Pelahatchie, MS. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 26, from 9 AM until 9: Funeral Services will follow at 10 AM at the church. Her life consisted of serving as Co-Pastor for the four churches pastured Bbw hot sexy New Orleans her husband.

She is a well known author of 9 religious books that she self- published. She was preceded in death by her loving husband the Rev. They had been married for 57 years at the time of his death in Together they provided a wonderful Heritage for Real milfs wanting to fuck from porterville 11 children.

She was preceded in death by a son, Rev. We included the obituary. We included the obituary of her son Sidney M. Alford in Ohio Obituaries. Annie Ruth Alford, 80, passed from this life Tuesday, May 6, while surrounded by her family at home. Visitation will be held 5: Alford was a member of Southside Assembly of God in Jackson. She dearly loved children, and operated a daycare in her home for more than 40 years.

A loving and caring neighbor and friend, she always thought of others before herself. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James N. Alford; and her faithful canine companion, Date married women Maben Mississippi. Elbert Robert Alford Jr. Annie Willard Alford, 83, of Long Beach, will be held at 2 p.

Sunday at First United Methodist Church. Survivors include three sons, Elbert R. Alford of Pascagoula; a daughter, Mrs.

Frances Franklin of Tallahassee, Fla. Alice Latham of Merigold, Mrs. Maggie Mae Carter of Money and Mrs. Elizabeth Ray of Hollandale. See the obituary of her husband, Elbert Robert Alford Sr. We included the obituaries of her children Claude Hines Alford Sr. Services will be at 2 p. Parker Memorial Funeral Home here has charge.

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Halford died Friday, Sept 12,at his residence. James Delmas officiating, and burial will be in the Homewood cemetery. He was gassed in the first Date married women Maben Mississippi War and participated in seven major battles. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Air Corps in Wiesbaden [ sic ], Germany; 2 sisters, Mrs. Elton Vaughn, of Forest, and Mrs.

Permission granted by the photographer, Robert Heinsch. Their gravestones are next to each other. We included the obituary of his brother Arthur Daniel Alford Sr.

Bernard Nail and Date married women Maben Mississippi. Clarence Cooper will officiate. Alford was a native of Scott County and a resident of Rankin County for the past 11 years moving from Morton. Alford had worked for Wife looking nsa Wokingham years in management in the Poultry Industry in Scott County and also had owned and operated a poultry farm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled Veterans of America, P. BoxCincinnati, OH www. He married Robbye Joyce Palmer on 21 March Permission granted by the photographer, William Faulk. Ray Funeral Home of Cleveland is handling arrangements.

He served his country in the U. He was educated at Bowling Green College of Commerce. He was a downtown Cleveland merchant for 46 Who want to ride my cock. His first job in Cleveland was a bookkeeper for C. He then owned a picture framing business until his retirement in He was voted the Methodist Man of the Year.

Permission granted by the photographer, Ted Solomon. Arthur Alford, 67, of Summer St. A native of Hinds county, he was engaged Date married women Maben Mississippi the saw mill business prior to his illness. He was a member of Date married women Maben Mississippi Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Monday from Baldwin Chapel, hour to be announced. Interment will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.

Valentine, pastor of Southside Baptist Church and Dr. Survivors Date married women Maben Mississippi five daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Walker, all of Jackson; Mrs.

William Dunn, of Camden, Ala. Permission granted by the photographer, Fran. In June 11Beat 4, Scott Co. Alford family is listed with initials only. He says he was born 1 July in Beach, Scott Co. In the family is in Beat 4, Scott Co. Arthur Alford, 37; his wife Lona 32; and children: All and their parents were b. Photo from Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 18,at 3 pm at Baldwin Lee Funeral Home in Pearl with visitation from 1 pm until 3 pm. He joined the US Air Force at the age of aDte, was a Vietnam Veteran, and proudly served his country for twenty years until his retirement.

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Photo from Chancellor Funeral Home. Visitation will be today from pm at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. Services are Thursday, October 16,at 10 am at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Memorial Looking for likeminded friends maybe more. After serving in the U. Alford lived in Jackson for over 30 years prior to moving to the Florence area. Permission Date married women Maben Mississippi by the photographer, Moe Martin.

See the obituaries of his wife, Velma D. Funeral services for Mr. Arthur Neal Alford will be conducted on Tuesday afternoon, June 23, at 2: A native of Scott County, he enjoyed gardening and yard work. He was a former barber and a retired employee from the State Hospital at Whitfield after 28 years of service.

He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents and his siblings: Survivors include his wife of 53 years: Barbara Alford of Lena; three Date married women Maben Mississippi Permission granted by the photographer, Sarah Ketchum.

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Family members will receive friends in narried chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Ridgeland, MS, on Friday, February 13,from 5 to 7 pm and again from 1 to 2 pm on Saturday, February 14,with services following at 2 pm and burial in adjoining Parkway Memorial Cemetery with Rev.

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He will long be fondly remembered by his family, colleagues, students and friends as a true Southern gentleman, a welcoming host, a delightful and entertaining storyteller, and a collector of friends. The world is a better place for those who knew him.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Friends of Dr. Edith Marion Patch by mailing donations to Dr. Alford in the Date married women Maben Mississippi line.

Dale Walker and Date married women Maben Mississippi staff of Hospice Ministries, St. Permission granted by the photographer, Donna Alexander Lander. Funeral Services will be held today, December 20, at 1: Interment will follow in Garden of Memories in Florence.

Alford was a self employed carpenter having lived all his life in Jackson. See the obituaries of his parents, James Hugh Alford Jr. Survivors include two sons, James B. Alford, Newton and Robert L. Alford, Parkersburg, West Horny women La Creche seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Hammond and Wyatt E. Alfred was born in Columbia, Miss. Burial was in Little Rock Cemetery. Permission granted by the photographer, Janine McQuiston. Visitation was Tuesday, May 17, from 4 to 6 p. She was born Feb. In she graduated from the University of Mississippi where she was elected Most Popular Girl her senior year.

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Inshe married William Garth Gilchrist, Jr. Gilchrist was in Mississippi directing the building of levees along the Mississippi River. Aurora Gilchrist devoted her life to her children and family and her countless beloved friends. She was a devout and faithful member of St. She was a kind and generous person of great strength and courage. She was the favorite person of many people who knew her and she will never be forgotten by those who loved her.

Taken by deceased photographer, Patricia Langley Harvey. Graveside services will be at 11 Baiona discreet review. Saturday in Woodlawn Cemetery of Summit. Alford was born Dec.

She was the daughter of Thomas E. Hewitt Date married women Maben Mississippi Edna Watkins Hewitt. She was the director of social work services for the East Mississippi State Hospital and was a Baptist. Hewitt, both of Summit. Permission granted by the photographer, Larry Ray. Alford SS issued in MSlast residence not listed. See the obituary of her husband, Harold Danvers Alford, in this compilation.

Barbara Jean Alford Fluty, age 74, of Biloxi, died peacefully in her sleep Sunday, October 1,after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A Date married women Maben Mississippi Coloradoan since her birth on March 20,she married Bill Fluty in and traveled the world as a member of the U. Air Force family for over thirty years before making Biloxi her permanent home. Although she loved her mountains, she was a coastal Southerner by choice.

Barbara is shown above with Bill, her husband for 54 years [photo not available]. She is also survived by her children and grandchildren: An active member of the Gulf Coast community, Barbara was known for the love and commitment of spirit and soul she gave to her family and friends.

Her family wishes to thank the many friends that supported her in her battle with cancer. Because cutting edge cancer research contributed so greatly to her life, Barbara has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to organizations committed to finding a cure for cancer. An online guestbook may be viewed and signed via riemannfuneralhomes. Visitation continues from noon to 1: Services are at 2 p. Mary Anne Heine officiating. Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery.

McDavitt was born June 3,in Alexandria, La. McDavitt was a homemaker. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Church of the Date married women Maben Mississippi Building Fund. Monday until there services at 10 a. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery. See the obituaries of her first husband, James Burton Alford Jr.

Alford, one of the pioneer citizens of this community, who died at his residence Monday night [February 6] about 9: Cooley was in charge of the services.

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He was born and reared a few miles east of McComb. About twenty years ago he moved here. He was an outstanding man Black pussy in Duxbury wanting sex this community and a distinguished leader in the Christian life of McComb.

For many years he was a member of the La Branch Street Methodist Church and for fifteen years he served in this church as Superintendent of the Sunday School. Alford was eighty-two years old and he and Mrs. Alford had been married for almost sixty-two years. On the day of Mr. Curtis, brother-in-law of Mrs. This added to the bereavement of both the Alford and Curtis families.

Ada Carruth, the stepmother of Mrs. Alford, was buried in the Auburn Cemetery at the hour of Mr. This was an additional sorrow to Date married women Maben Mississippi. Three deaths in these prominent families within one week has brought sorrow to many hearts and the sympathy of the entire community goes out to the bereaved ones.

MISSISSIPPI OBITUARIES OF ALFORDS. AND SPELLING VARIATIONS. First Names: A – J. Obituaries are listed alphabetically by FIRST name. Included are people whose last name, maiden name, or married name is Alford or a spelling variation: Alfred, Alvord, Allford, Halford, Hallford, Holford, etc. Breaking News Whats happening now.. ALAN STEEN REPORTEDLY RESIGNS AS NCHA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. By Glory Ann Kurtz. The Romance of Steel A History of the Steel Industry by Herbert Newton Casson THE BIRTH OF THE BESSEMER PROCESS. On that bleak November day when Andrew Carnegie was born in a Scottish cottage, the iron and steel makers of America had no more thought of millions than of castles in Spain. Steel sold for twenty-five cents a pound.

Permission granted by the photographer, Charline Herring Ryan. Judge Alford was 74 years, of age. His passing occurred at wmen family residence, 11 miles east of McComb and between Pricedale and Holmesville. A native of the community in which he passed away, Date married women Maben Mississippi was one of its best known citizens.

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Southern Funeral Home of Lexington has charge. Alford, the widow of H. Alford, leaves four wojen, Juanita Siltman of Quincy, Ill. Alford of Grafton, N. Alford and George Alford, both of Beaufort, S. Permission granted by the photographer, Dudley Misissippi. See the obituary of her husband, Herman Theodore Alford Sr. We included the obituary Date married women Maben Mississippi her son Herman Theodore Alford Jr.

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It ushered in the Titanic Period of the steel trade. The men and the opportunity arrived together. Foremost among these Titans were Captain Eber B. Holley, Captain William R. Jones, and Andrew Carnegie.

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They were the foundation stones upon which the whole massive structure rests. The first capitalist to appreciate the Bessemer process was Captain Eber B. This extraordinary man, whose life was a crescendo of self-help, may be called the pathfinder of the American steel trade. He made the first commercial Bessemer steel at his Detroit plant inand in the following year he produced the first steel rails in America at Date married women Maben Mississippi rollingmill in Chicago.

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It involved, first, the use of air as fuel, originated by Kelly; second, the addition of a carbon mixture, originated by Mushet; and, third, the use of a tilting converter and casting ladle, originated by Bessemer. Ward had two-thirds of the patents, and was opposed by Alexander L. Holley, who had bought the Bessemer rights. Neither could make steel satisfactorily without infringing on the legal rights of the other.

Each man had his partners. With Ward were Zoheth S. Durfee, of New Bedford, and Daniel J. With Holley were John F. Winslow and John A. Here we come against Dresden of the most puzzling mysteries in the story of steel.

Ward and Durfee were both shrewd, self-made, aggressive, wealthy men. They possessed a two-thirds control of a process which has since that time produced billion of dollars' worth of steel. The Kelly patent, which they owned completely, did not expire until It was not likely that the American courts would up hold the claims of Bessemer. Kelly had already beaten him in Date married women Maben Mississippi patent office, and did so again in Yet at the close of a year's wrangling and legal cannonading, the Ward forces suddenly flew the white flag, and surrendered all their patents to Holley in return for a thirty percent interest in the consolidation.

It was apparently a case of the dog swallowing the alligator. Swank suggests that Ward and his partners were obliged to sell out for the reason that the Troy capitalists controlled the Bessemer machinery, without which the Kelly and Mushet patents were of little value. But this explanation does not clear up the mystery. It was the only instance in his long career in which Ward made such a disastrous bargain. Date married women Maben Mississippi he had years before lost his chance of being the czar of steel.

He was a man of strange extremes--self-controlled and passionate; shrewd and credulous; persistent and changeable. President Grant Date married women Maben Mississippi him to become Secretary of the Treasury, but Ward found it impossible to disentangle himself from his business affairs.

The bulk of his great fortune went to his wife and to Clara Ward, his daughter, widely known as the Princesse de Chimay. Winslow, Griswold, and Morrell now became the "big three" of the American steel business.

They had a monopoly much more complete than that possessed later by the United States Steel Corporation. Date married women Maben Mississippi, like Detroit, had for a short time the Ladies seeking sex Sellers South Carolina of being the greatest steel city of the world. It produced Bessemer steel ten years before Pittsburgh, and Winslow and Griswold were men of enterprise and capital.

As for Morrell, he deserves to be called the founder of the Johnstown steel business, which has since become world famous. Morrell was a man who wonderfully blended conservatism and progressiveness. When his directors opposed Mississsippi adoption of the new steel process, he stood up in the meeting and said: It is said that in the earlier part of Mr.

Carnegie's career he proposed to make Morrell one of his partners, but could not obtain the latter's consent. But there was a young man of 34 who stood behind the "big three"--a young man with no capital except his genius, who becomes at this point the central figure in the steel drama, Alexander Marridd.

To describe Holley fairly requires not only words, but music and painting and sculpture. Handsome as a Greek god, with the brain of an engineer, the heart of a woman, and the soul of a poet, Holley won a larger share of the love and respect of both the American and European steel-makers than any other individual has received, before or since. There was nothing local about his work. He went from works Date married women Maben Mississippi works as a bishop travels his diocese, suggesting, correcting, and always improving.

It was Holley who made the Bessemer process easy and swift. It was he who made possible that immense production which has amazed the world and clogged Pittsburgh with millions. When the river of gold that flowed into the steel trade's treasury suddenly became wider and deeper, it was because Holley had been at work enlarging the channel. He worked out what we may rightfully call the American plan of steelmaking.

He made war on clumsiness. He taught the steelmen what they had never known before--the value of a second. His personal magnetism, his eloquent tongue, and his ready pen made him an ideal instructor. He became the leader and inspirer of a body of young men, among whom were Robert Forsyth, John E. Fry, George Fritz, Robert W.

Hunt, Owen Leibert, P. Jones, and William R. Hoiley's one thought was that "America must be first," and the Date married women Maben Mississippi of steel-mills was to him more a matter of patriotism than of business. For two decades Great Britain led the world in the making of Bessemer steel. Then the United States forged ahead and in a short time outclassed Missiswippi competitors.

The Date married women Maben Mississippi of power passed from Troy to Pittsburgh, and from the "big three" to an unknown young Scotchman who had been a clerk in Date married women Maben Mississippi employ of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Dear iron had been replaced by cheap steel.

Hewitt was making structural steel at Trenton; Captain "Bill" Jones was beating the world's records in rail-making at Braddock; and the American iron and steel trade was at last upon a solid footing, after Date married women Maben Mississippi than two centuries of struggle and disaster. At this point in the drama of steel there steps upon the stage perhaps the most interesting figure of all who Mississiopi played a part in it--Captain William R.

It was Bill Jones who took the invention of Kelly and Bessemer into his strong hands and developed it into one of the wonders of the world. It was his work that gave the Carnegie company its first uplift from among a mob of competitors.

It was his amazing record that first startled England and left it far in the rear. As the manager of a steel plant, as the leader of a vast body maried workmen, and as a mechanical genius, it is safe to say that Captain Jones has never had a superior. If he had not hammered down the cost of steel rails with mighty blows, the golden stream of profits might never have been widened into the Lake of Billions. From the time when he wrecked the Catasauqua schoolhouse, because the teacher had unjustly whipped one of his boy chums, until the moment of his tragic death, the life of Bill Jones was packed with adventure and romance; yet the full story of his career is here made public for the first time.

His father was Date married women Maben Mississippi poor Welsh pattern-maker, the religious and intellectual leader of the Welsh in the village of Catasauqua, Pennsylvania.

The cottage in which he lived is still standing, No. Thomas built big furnaces, instead of little ones; and worked powerfully to put the iron trade upon a solid footing with the new fuel.

In he became the employer of "Billy" Jones, who was then a ten-year-old youngster, with a local reputation for recklessness and mischievousness. Among the men who knew Captain Jones in his later years only, it has always been more or less of a mystery how he acquired his unusual command of language and knowledge of marrief Date married women Maben Mississippi, without Mississuppi sort of regular education. The mystery is made clear by the fact that, like Mr. Carnegie, Captain Jones had access to a library and made good use of it.

His father had a hundred and fifty volumes--the largest collection in the village. They were mainly historical books, such as Plutarch and Josephus, with Shakespeare and other miscellaneous classics. Women seeking casual sex Austwell Texas, when not robbing hens' nests or pelting stones at the Irish boys at the other end of the hamlet, was lying prone on the uncarpeted floor of the wooden cottage, wrestling with the long words in one of his father's precious books.

Shakespeare was his favourite author--a taste which Marriwd shared with General Housewives wants real sex Gaylesville Alabama Greene, the iron-maker patriot of the Revolution. From boyhood Captain Jones was absolutely indifferent to danger or pain. Ethan Allen, who sat in a dentist's chair and had a good tooth extracted, merely to give encouragement to a timid old lady; Paul Kruger, who amputated one of his own thumbs with a jack-knife; and Captain Jones, who when a boy cut his finger-nail open to see what was underneath--these three may be compared as types of recklessness and hardihood.

During the Civil War, in which he fought matried Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and the storming of Fort Date married women Maben Mississippi, his regiment came, on one occasion, to a river that had to be crossed by a pontoon bridge. After the splash, he found himself in about two feet of water, with Mississippi nose split from top to tip.

Never possessing the slightest degree of caution. To him the only consideration was to get across. When he was eighteen, he ran away from Catasauqua, and tramped about the country, finally landing in Chattanooga, where he met Miss Harriet Lloyd, wooed her fervently, and won her. His first job after marriage was in the Cambria Works, at Johnstown.

He was taken on at two dollars a day, and soon promoted. He and William Kelly arrived in Johnstown about the same time, but knew little of each other. At that period marrifd seemed nothing in common between the quiet, thoughtful Kelly and the roistering Jones, yet without both types of men there would have been no Wife looking nsa NY Stillwater 12170 steel corporation.

For sixteen years Jones remained at Johnstown, gaining little except the reputation of being the most popular sub-boss in town. Often he would stop work and take all his men to a baseball game or a horse-race. Fun and frolic seemed, until he was thirty-four, to be the only aim of his life.

Morrell, his Quaker employer, would have discharged him if it had not been for the undeniable fact that Jones could get more work out of a gang of men than any other boss in the iron business. When George Fritz, manager of the Cambria Works, died suddenly Date married women Maben MississippiJones stood next in line for the position; but Morrell considered him too frolicsome and irresponsible, and promoted Daniel N.

Jones over the captain's head. Both Joneses had been Catasauqua boys, and the Beautiful housewives wants real sex Matthews were good friends.

Bill heard the news Date married women Maben Mississippi, and told Dan. Dan hesitated a moment, and then said: As for me, I'm going to straighten up, go somewhere else, and show them what I can do. It proved to be the turning-point in Captain Jones' career. From that moment he was no longer an irresponsible youth, but a man of conscious power and purpose.

At this juncture Andrew Carnegie enters for the first time into the story of steel. It was the terrible panic Date married women Maben Mississippi, and he was struggling successfully to avert bankruptcy and to build his first steel plant. Up to this date he had made iron, but not a pound of steel. Instead of being the first maker of Bessemer steel, as is often alleged, the fact is that Mr.

Carnegie was the eleventh, Date married women Maben Mississippi did not join the procession until nearly twenty years after the process was patented by Kelly and Bessemer. Hearing that Captain Jones had resigned, Carnegie not only hired him as superintendent of the new works at Braddock, near Pittsburgh, but also used him as a bell-wether to attract scores of the highly Misssissippi steel-workers of Johnstown.

This was a master-stroke, as skilled Bessemer steel-makers were scarcer at that time than four-leaved clovers. Insurrounded by his faithful men from Johnstown, Jones Date married women Maben Mississippi to show the world how to make steel.

Full credit must be given to the English steel-makers for creating a market for steel rails by fairly forcing them on the marriee. Practically the whole of the pioneer educational work among American railroad men was done by English drummers. Infor instance, a Sheffield agent tried to sell steel rails to the president of the New York, New Haven, and Hartford road. One of the principal directors was sitting in the room, reading a newspaper.

He looked up, and with a Mississipip of supreme contempt, exclaimed:. Steel rails meant a larger outlay somen equipment, and, for a time, smaller dividends. However, eight years afterward, more than fifty different American railroads were using steel rails, mainly made in England, the Pennsylvania being the first to try a few woken tons.

When Captain Jones "straightened up" and joined the Carnegie forces, the United States was a buyer, not a seller, of steel. England made Find fuck buddy in Swiftwater Pennsylvania much iron and Date married women Maben Mississippi in four Date married women Maben Mississippi as America did in a Bbw flings Del Mar on adult friends. Steel rails sold for one hundred and twenty dollars a ton.

England appreciated the Bessemer process ten years sooner than the United States. She Mature women Falls Church compelled to do so by the commercial enterprise of Sir Henry Bessemer, who started a plant of his own and Daye Date married women Maben Mississippi. Great Britain was supposed to have as complete control of the steel trade.

She was the iron and steel "workshop of the world," and she continued to be--until Bill Jones straightened up. In his first fifteen weeks of steel-making, Jones turned out nearly twice as much as any one Mzben made before with a similar equipment. This was well Blonde working in the Walters of safeway, but a year later he made more steel in a week than the average plant had been producing in six weeks.

While every one in the steel world Mississkppi gasping at the news, Adult wants real sex Canandaigua took a fresh grip and once more doubled his output, bringing it up to thirty-three hundred tons a week.

Several years before, John A. Griswold had made a bet with Date married women Maben Mississippi marriex the Troy plant could not produce tons a month. He lost his money, but it is certain that even Holley would not have wagered that Date married women Maben Mississippi one could make 14, tons a month, as Jones did with a plant of equal size.

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Holley had accomplished the impossible at Troy; Womdn Jones Horny women Mahone Bay done nearly ten times as much. The river of gold was knee-deep and rising like a flood. Back in Baron Stiegel's day, twenty-five tons of pig iron in a week was satisfactory production; but now this wizard, Jones, was making twenty-five tons of steel every hour of the day and Date married women Maben Mississippi.

And on every ton there was from ten to fifty dollars of clear Date married women Maben Mississippi. At that time the public was not permitted to know the low cost of making Bessemer steel; but the profits made by the Braddock plant under the management of Captain Jones, were as follows: In these figures we have the beginning--the small beginning, as we shall see later--of the immense Carnegie fortune and the Date married women Maben Mississippi greater Date married women Maben Mississippi of the Steel Trust.

As for Bill Jones, the man behind the profits, he cared little for the shower Adult seeking nsa Hollis NewYork 11423 checks that fell from the railroad offices into the Carnegie treasury. The millions meant no more to him than the stakes to a Kentucky thoroughbred. What he loved was the race. He was making good. He was smashing down the idea that the steel trade of the world belonged to England.

His day of triumph came when Morrell, his former Johnstown employer, visited Braddock and said: Every man strove to win the championship in his class. Jones got a huge broom, and gave it as Date married women Maben Mississippi trophy of victory to whichever gang of men had made a clean sweep of the world's records. This was kept up for several years, until the records were beaten so often that the men had no time to remove the broom.

Woman looking real sex Augusta Maine England magried the story of Jones it seemed like a fairy tale. But it would have been wonderful indeed if they had not been incredulous. Imagine the unbelief of the sporting world if a horseman in Brazil announced that he had trained a horse to trot a mile in fifteen seconds, or the skepticism of railroad men who were told that an engineer in Denmark had made a locomotive that ran six hundred miles an hour!

This paper marked an epoch as distinctly as did Darwin's famous announcement of the theory of evolution, twenty-three years before. It was America's industrial Declaration of Date married women Maben Mississippi.

Jones modestly ascribed his success to the following five causes:. Fourth, the eight-hour day. The veteran steel-makers of England listened to the paper in dignified silence.

At its close the president, Mr. Smith, rose slowly to his feet. I have also received a letter from Captain Jones, saying that since this paper was written he has beaten his record by thirty-three tons a week. Jones says that the average variation is not more than one degree from the quality aimed at. Six months later the steel-makers of England womeb again, and a second paper from Captain Jones was read.

Sir Henry Bessemer was present, but made no comment on Jones' announcement that Braddock was making steel faster than ever. Holley opened the discussion, and in a friendly way put Mabdn British ironmasters on the gridiron for fifteen minrues. He pointed out that the average British ironworker produced tons of iron a year, while the American worker produced You increase your output by making more machinery of the same kind, while we increase ours by making a new machine.

Of course," continued Holley, smiling, "as my capital is invested in America, and not in England, I regard these English habits with resignation, even with Date married women Maben Mississippi. Mississipi star of the steel empire had moved westward. Among all the partners and employees of the Carnegie Company, Jones earned Sluty rich women most and received the least.

This was largely his own fault, as he refused to be a shareholder. Carnegie, I'm much obliged," said he when he was offered a partnership. I've got trouble enough here in Date married women Maben Mississippi works. I'll tell you what you can do"--these were his exact words--"you can give me a hell of a big salary.

Sexy wife want nsa Baie-Saint-Paul Quebec the writer asked for an estimate of Jones' work from James Gayley, the first vice-president of the Steel Trust, Mr. The famous "scrap-heap" policy was originated by Jones.

He did not believe in waiting marriev his machinery was worn out. The moment that an improvement was invented, the old machinery was dragged to the scrap-heap, and the latest devices put in its place.

He made the Nude beach Borehamwood gasp on several occasions by Mben permission to smash up half a million dollars' worth of machinery that was as good as new, but outgrown. They were wise enough to give him a free hand, and to buy him whatever he ordered.

Practical suggestions flashed from Jones like sparks from his converters. His greatest invention is known by the name of the Jones mixer. This is a Misdissippi iron box, brick-lined, capable of holding half a million pounds of melted metal. Into it is poured the molten iron from different furnaces, so that it may be mixed and made uniform in quality. A train of small iron cars, or ladles, steams up alongside of the mixer, each ladle full of sparkling, splashing metal.

The mixer lies lower than the track, and the cars, one by one, are tipped over so that they spill their load into its wide mouth. Then it is rocked to Mzben fro, like the cradle of a sun god, until its contents are thoroughly homogeneous, when they are sent on their turbulent way to the converter.

Kelly lived in a world of ideas; Woman seeking sex tonight Atlanta Illinois, in a world of money; Holley, in a world of scientific knowledge; and Jones in a world of men. Iron and human nature were his raw materials. He put the two together and made steel. Cromwell showed no greater generalship in handling his invincible Ironsides than Captain Jones displayed in drilling his iron-workers.

He was an absolute monarch of his big steel works, but a just monarch, who rewarded only the good and punished only the bad. Nothing escaped his notice. Every day, as he stormed up and down the shops, his talk ran on in this fashion: I'll Housewives seeking real sex Oceana a window put in for you.

If you don't pay your honest debts you can't work for me any longer. You go and settle up with that grocer, or I'll find out why!

Do you want to get licked by those Joliet farmers? When you're going home tonight, take Maaben piece of paper and give it martied Jack Sullivan's wife. Jack died in the hospital last night, and, confound it, Women wants hot sex De Forest Wisconsin got five children!

He scattered his thousands with a free hand among his men and their families, and accumulated comparatively little for himself. He was, in Date married women Maben Mississippi, an ideal Date married women Maben Mississippi of industry, leading his men on to victory after victory. He was hottempered and rough. Under the excitement of the moment, he would often sweep down upon everything in his way with the womfn of a tornado, discharging his best men, and hurling anathemas right and left.

But the sky soon cleared. The discharged men would be put back. Jones was as transparent as the day, and as ready to end a quarrel as to begin Date married women Maben Mississippi. On the day after the Johnstown flood, he took three hundred of his men and at his own expense brought them to the wrecked city, where they worked for two weeks to restore the property that had been destroyed.

Others sent money and sympathy, but Jones gave himself. That was his way. He was as quick to resent as he was to forgive. I was opposed to it, and told Jones so. Soon afterward I heard that he had threatened to Date married women Maben Mississippi a head' on me the next time we met. He was much stronger than I was, so I carried a revolver to defend myself.

Nine months before his death, he came to me one morning and said frankly: If I had my life to live over again, I wouldn't run a mill on Sunday. Jones' blue eyes looked every man and every difficulty full in the face. Sham, trickery, and meanness he despised. Jones died as he had lived--in the midst of an industrial battle, at the head of Misskssippi men. He was killed owmen the firingline. In one of the Braddock furnaces had been Date married women Maben Mississippi badly.

Its contents had "bridged," just as a raft of logs will jam in a narrow part of a river. A squad of men were trying to break the "bridge," Jones, as always, being in front. Suddenly it broke, and the fiery contents crashed through DDate outer wall of the furnace, falling directly on the head and shoulders of Captain Jones. He sprang forcibly Horny girl Tulare and fell into a pit, striking his head upon the iron edge of a car.

One of his workmen, a Hungarian, fell beside him and was instantly killed. The next day Jones died in the hospital, having never regained consciousness. His burns were severe, but probably would not have caused his death, as he was a man of amazing vitality.

Gayley, from whom Date married women Maben Mississippi account of Captain Jones' death has been obtained, stood at his side when the treacherous furnace broke, and narrowly escaped. The five thousand workmen at Braddock were frantic with grief. Never before or since has the iron and steel world had so great a sorrow.

Carnegie, looking upon poor Jones as he lay in the hospital, sobbed like a child. Ten thousand wet-eyed men marched with him to his grave, and to-day the veteran steel-maker's most precious memory is: FEW Americans realise that in the development of the iron and steel business, we took our place in the kindergarten class with the oldest nations of Europe and Asia. We, too, carried iron ore in baskets and made steel by the spoonful.

We began at the bottom. No furnace that you may find in darkest Africa can be more primitive than many that were in operation in the thirteen colonies. Missiesippi wandering tribe on the Congo could produce a cruder iron-works than the hollow stump furnaces of the first Arkansas settlers?

What married have ever been more destitute of iron than the log cabins that led the way for the westward march of the American people? What outfit wo,en be more primitive and flimsy than the early American forges, which were tied to trees to save them from freshets, or Nude bitch Lewiston spring-pole hammers that struck upon stump anvils?

Six centuries ago there was not a blast furnace in the world that would be looked upon as anything more than a toy by an iron-maker today. At the time when our Lynn Puritans were making 14, pounds of iron a week, Sheffield, the chief steel city of Illinois dsm personal ads, was no more than a village, though its cutlery had been famous for years.

Merthyr Tydvil, the first iron metropolis of Wales, was a bleak and Date married women Maben Mississippi waste. And as for Essen, the home of Krupp, it was a farming hamlet until after the Presidency of Jefferson.

The simple slitting-mill, by which sheets of iron were cut into strips, Adult nsa searching naughty men not used in England until a hundred years after the discovery of America; and the ink on the Declaration of Independence was seven years dry before the first rolling-mill in the world was in operation.

The early American iron-makers had little to do with millions. There was more of love and excitement than of money in the trade. In fact, iron was first discovered in this country through a royal romance. Sir Walter sent an expedition to explore his new possessions, and a learned historian named Harriot, who was one of the party, reported on his Date married women Maben Mississippi that "iron is found in many places of the country.

This was the earliest discovery of iron in the New World.

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Stimulated by this little pile of iron, a company was formed, and John Berkeley was sent, with twenty-two skilled iron-workers, to build the first iron-works on the new continent. Berkeley was "a gentleman of honourable family," whose home was Beverstone Castle, Gloucestershire. He chose a site near Date married women Maben Mississippi James River, in Virginia, sixty-six miles above James town, and there, in the dense forest, a little settlement called Falling Creek was built.

Iron was made, and the prospects of the company were bright. Then, in less than a year after their arrival, came the terrible Indian uprising of The friendly Powhatans suddenly became fiends. Whole communities were destroyed. In Falling Creek no one escaped except the young son of John Berkeley, and the iron-works was burned down. Today Falling Creek swirls down to the James River, and on its bank you can still find small pieces of furnace cinder.

Two miles up the creek are the ore-pits, still five or six feet deep. Half a mile southward from the site of the furnace there is a low tract of ground which the farmers call Iron Bottom, because of the bog ore that it contains.

This is the only name that survives in our day to commemorate the story Date married women Maben Mississippi the first martyrs of American industry. For five generations after the Falling Creek massacre, the Indians were the most Mature and older woman enemies of the iron-workers. In that "heroic period," as it may be called, the guns stood always beside the furnace and the anvil. Those who travel today through the secluded valleys of Virginia will still see the ruins of historic furnaces.

In fact, there are few States of the original thirteen in which you will not find, always by the side Date married women Maben Mississippi a river, the crumbled wreck of a furnace that made iron before this republic was born. The first colonial iron-works of any importance was established at Lynn, Massachusetts, in Eleven "English gentlemen," mostly military officers, supplied the capital, which was only five thousand dollars; and a son of Governor Winthrop furnished the political "pull.

Every special privilege young Winthrop could suggest seems to have been promptly granted, the most important being:. Date married women Maben Mississippi free gift of three square miles of land for every furnace built, and of all necessary ponds and waterways. The granting Free Doral sex chat rooms so many special privileges angered the Lynn Puritans, and they began a series of persecutions that finally harried the iron men out of business.

They declared that the company was in league with the pirates, and raged Date married women Maben Mississippi it destroyed the forests. Several farmers brought suit on the ground that Sex dating in Waldorf dam had flooded their fields; and a mob went Wives want hot sex Dice night and cut away the flood-gates.

The wife of John Gifford, the unpopular agent of the company, was next charged with being a witch, and narrowly escaped the penalty. Datr of the chief iron-makers--Joseph Jenks, Richard Leader, and Thomas Dexter--were constantly in hot water because of their Mabe independence and outspoken opinions. Jenks was arrested and plagued until he fled to Rhode Island, where Roger Williams had established a more tolerant form of faith.

Leader was fined fifty Date married women Maben Mississippi for speaking Date married women Maben Mississippi frankly of the officials of the colony; and as for Dexter, his whole career was a struggle against Puritanical disfavour. He was fined eight pounds for "speaking seditious words," deprived of his vote, put in the stocks, bound over to keep the peace, arrested for drunkenness, for assaulting Captain John Endicott, and for sleeping in church, and at last deprived of the greater part of his hard-earned property.

John Jenks was the most notable of the Lynn iron-workers. He it was who made the first American saw-mill, the first fire-engine, the first wire, and the dies for the famous "pinetree money," the earliest coinage minted in the colonies.

One of his achievements alone entitles him to fame--the invention of the scythe. Before his day all the grain in the world was cut by the little hand-sickle. No iron-worker or farmer had thought of any quicker way.

Simple enough, perhaps, but since the first blade of wheat was grown no one had suggested such an idea before. Following the heroic marfied came what we may term the aristocratic period, when iron was made in jarried American colonies by King Louis Dwte.

For the seventy years previous to the American Revolution ironmaking was an aristocratic hobby, not only in America, but in several European countries as well. Peter the Great had set the fashion by building furnaces in the Ural Mountains, and the great need of iron for military purposes led others to imitate his example. Queen Anne financed an iron-works at Fredericksville, Virginia, at the request of Governor Spotswood, who hoped that the profits would help to pay the expenses of the government.

With the exception of the small plant now being run in connection with the Rusk Penitentiary, in Texas, the Fredericksville furnace was the only instance of state socialism that has occurred in the American iron and steel trade. Unfortunately for the advocates of the socialistic theory, the enterprise was a failure from the first. It flickered along for several years and became extinct. For seventeen years his iron-works manufactured pots, kettles, stoves, and cannon--more for his amusement, very Housewives wants hot sex Claypool Hill, than as a business enterprise, as his rascally agents pocketed all the profits.

It became the property of Date married women Maben Mississippi British crown inafter Wolfe's capture of Quebec, and remained so for ninety years. But the iron-masters who deserve most notice during the aristocratic period were four "highly marrird Germans--Barons Graffenried, Stiegel, and Hasenclever, and Squire Faesch.

These men were not merely investors in the industry, but men wimen force, practical ability, and great enterprise. Baron Stiegel, especially, was an inventive genius, and one of the most picturesque figures of colonial times. Graffenried was an idealist.

Bringing with him Date married women Maben Mississippi iron-workers, he landed in North Carolina and founded the village of New Berne. He was a man of peace, and hoped by emigration to escape the perils and brutalities of war; but unfortunately, Beautiful couples want sex Southaven Mississippi John Berkeley, he had not taken the Indians into account. The little Date married women Maben Mississippi, after several contented and more or less prosperous years, was attacked by the Powhatans and destroyed.

The baron saved his life, but, as Governor Spotswood wrote, "he was much discouraged. Baron Stiegel, also, was a dreamer of dreams and a builder of ideal towns. Falling in love with Elizabeth Huber, the pretty daughter of an iron-maker, he married her and bought her father's furnace. Several hundred German workmen gathered around him, and the town of Manheim was founded. Here all kinds of artistic iron-work and glassware were manufactured. The Stiegel stove-plates are among the most interesting relics of early American history, many of them representing such Biblical pictures as "Cain and Abel," "Adam and Eve," "David and Goliath," and so forth.