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First Native Pearl Buttons

First Native Pearl Buttons image
Parent Issue
Day
21
Month
October
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Janesville, Wis., Oct. 18.- The flrst pearl buttons ever manufactured from Rock river elamshells in this section of the country were turned out Saturday by the Janesville Pearl Button company, whope factory is now in full blast in this city. The quality of the buttons are considered to be as fine as any made in Europe, and the local flrm is highly elated over the outlook. A wèll-known Chicago jobber has contracted to take the entire output regardless of limit.