Manufacturer Notes: Modes Glass Company

Patents

Modes, Edward C. assignor to Modes Glass Company, Cicero, Ind. Bottle Design 28,483 April 19,  1898
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New Glass Factory.

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. Feb. 1.-- The Modes glass factory will start at Cicero February 15 and will employ about 300 hands. This is a new factory and will do much toward aiding the unemployed in this section.

The Iowa Citizen (Iowa city, Iowa) February 2, 1894
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--The Modes glass works at Cisco (sic), Ind., employing 400 men, were started Friday with a flourish of trumpets and brass bands. Everybody was given a souvenir cane.

Decatur Daily Republican (Decatur, Illinois) February 19, 1894
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The Modes Glass company at Cicero, Ind., is erecting a hotel to accommodate 100 boys it will be compelled to bring in because of the new factory and educational laws.

Fort Wayne News (Fort Wayne, Indiana) August 23, 1897
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CICERO-HAMILTON COUNTY.

No. 286-December 7. Modes Glass Co. Employees: Males, 300; females, 5; males under 16, 32

McAbee, D. H.; First Annual Report of the Department of Factory Inspection of the State of 
Indiana 1897
(Indianapolis, Wm. B. Burford, 1898)

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The Modes-Turner Glass Co. expect to put in another new tank this year at Cicero, Ind., thus making four tanks in all. Their business has increased from year to year and a jump of from two tanks to four has been made necessary. Mr. Turner is a resident of Muncie, and his friends will be pleased to note his prosperity.

Muncie Morning News (Muncie, Indiana) October 22, 1898
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Representatives of the Modes Glass Co., of Cicero, Ind., are in town looking at the buildings 
of the Oatman manufacturing Co., with the idea of establishing a plant there.

North Adams Transcript (North Adams, Massachusetts) December 8, 1898
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