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.is made into paper, so that sai TED, STATES PATENT QFFIQ- OF INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, ASSIGNOR TO THE PROTECTION PAPER COMPANY, OF EVANSVILLE, INDIANA, A
CORPORATION OF INDIANA.
Specification of Letters Patent.
Patented Aug. 7, 1906.
Application filed November 13. 1905. Serial No. 287,170.
To all whom it may concern.-
Be it known that I, JAsoN H. GREEN- STREET, a citizen of the United States, residing at Indianapolis, in the county of Marion and State of Indiana, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Paper, of which the following is a specification.
The object of my re'serit invention is to produce a paper whic will absorb the moisture which forms on the surface of meats and such like articles when exposed to the atmosphere and which will also act as a preservative to such articles. Said invention consists in adding to ordinary wra ping or similar (papers.- com osition of i sor1al earth an pulverized 0 arcoal as the paper will carry. In making this paper I prefer to introduce this. composition In ry powdered form into the (pulp efore it composition will be convemently mixed with and distributed through the paper. I v
In preparin this composition I take of infusonal earth Irom sixty to seventy er cent. and of pulverized charcoal from t y to forty per cent. and mix them thoroughly and then introduce the composition into the pa er, as above stated.
his paper is especially valuable in wrapping fresh meats or other articles of food which are liable to be spoiled by exposure to the atmos here. It may be also used in place of s 'eeting or cheese-cloth to kee smoked meats dry and in good clean cond ti on and appearance.
I claim as my invention? a 1. Paper composed of pulp and a compositipn of infusorial earth and pulverized charcoa 2. The combination of pulp, infusorial earth, and pulverized charcoal In the manufacture of paper.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, at Indianapplis, Indiana, this 11th day of November, A. 1905.
JASON H. GREENSTREET. [13.8.1
CHESTER BRADFORD. JAMns A. WALSH.