Breadcrumb Home News October 31, 2000 01:00 AM French Oil Mill adapts to changes in century Edward Noga Tweet Share Share Email More Print PIQUA, Ohio—A fire at an oil seed mill drew Alfred W. French Sr. to tiny Piqua in 1897. An opportunity kept him there. Letter to the Editor Rubber & Plastics News wants to hear from its readers. If you want to express your opinion on a story or issue, email your letter to Editor Bruce Meyer at [email protected]. View the discussion thread.