Fibres for Paper-Making

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    THE Agricultural Department of the United States is investigating various fibrous waste materials with a view to their conversion into paper-makers' pulps or “half-stuffs.” The Times of October 17 publishes a note giving some results of the experimental treatment of maize stalks, which are pronounced satisfactory.

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    Fibres for Paper-Making . Nature 78, 639–640 (1908) doi:10.1038/078639a0

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