An Article about C.E. Company is featured in the Sunday February 16, 1936 Cleveland Plain Dealer the artilce mentions several of the following items,
C.E. Ward is the head of a million dollar uniform business in New London Ohio, with the investment in the lodge regalia for 138 has developed the business to to the point were grosses many thousands annually.
today sells over 3000 different items including, band uniforms, caps and gowns church vestments, choir gowns, nurse uniforms and frarernal regalla
Orders come from all the states in the union, canada, china, mexico, japan, Hawaii, Austrialla, porta rico, Phillipans, Cuba, Scotland, England and other far away countries
Universitys that wear C.E. Ward Cap and gowns include bucknell, oberlin, ohio state, ohio weasleyan,
Alice Ward is the private secertary and director
The article includes a whole list of who the board of directors is
The artilce then continues to talk about how he started the business reference to when talking about how he started and what sort of change he made. Includeing all the times that he noticed a need and fulfilled it while expanding