124 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN FRITZ
for a long time in Western Pennsylvania and Ohio. We also put in a new pump to get more water for the tuyeres. As water was very hard to get, we had to coUect the tuyere water and pump it up to the coke ovens, to be used in putting the fire out of th.e coke as it was drawn out of the ovens. After these improvements were put in things went along much more comfortably about the furnaces and coke ovens than they had been doing for some time previous.