American Druggist and Pharmaceutical Record Volume 42

American Druggist and Pharmaceutical Record Volume 42

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...the close of the meeting it was announced that the Governing Board of the Druggists' Association had decided to terminate all business relations with the Telephone Company as far as possible. For certain reasons the details of the policy to be followed by the board have not been made public, and will not be until the full expression is obtained from all the members of the association. One member of the committee is authority for the statement that no proposition has been received from the Fitzsimmons Telephone Company, a rival corporation which is now engaged in efforts to secure a franchise to permit the stringing of wires and the operation of a new system within the corporate limits of Cincinnati. Nearly all of the drug store pay station contracts expired March 31, and of those remaining in force none continue longer than June. A crisis in the situation is rapidly approaching, and there is every indication of serious trouble, which will probably have a sequel in litigation in the courts. A time limit of 30 days governs the pay station contracts, but it is up to the Telephone Company to decide about this matter. THE FITZSIMMONS TELEPHONE COMPANY last week filed with the Secretary of State at Columbus an amendment to its present charter permitting it to string lines and operate a telephone service in most of the villages and smaller towns in the neighborhood of Cincinnati, and this move Is taken to mean that the present Telephone Company will have active competition in a very short time, which will have the moral and material support of the several hundred druggists in this vicinity. SUPPORTING THE MILES PLAN. Cincinnati druggists have been giving the most substantial assistance possible to the new contract sent out by the Dr. Miles...show more

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  • Paperback | 548 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 966g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236852273
  • 9781236852274