The Democrat scribe dropped into Millville last Friday to see how things were getting along in that part of Liberty township. Our principal business was with the Millville Manufacturing Company. This company first started to make churns and washing machines on a small scale. A couple of years ago it began to make lawn swings and is now doing a rushing business. Its swings are sold not only in Indiana, but also in several adjoining states and their popularity is constantly increasing. Much of its success is due to the energy and push of the Manager, Bent Wilson, who besides being business to the core, is one of the best fellows on earth. One of the most interesting places about the factory is the paint and varnish department. The painting is not done with a brush, but instead the different parts of the swing are dipped in long vats. Two of these are filled with paint and a third with varnish. The results is a better, smoother job in about one tenth of the time. In the bottom of the vats are agitators or mixers, which are run by a small steam engine.
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