Manufacturer Notes: Modes Glass Company


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

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

--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

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


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)


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

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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