The Boys' Outfitter Volume 1-2

The Boys' Outfitter Volume 1-2

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... partner in the business, and encourages me to go ahead. I guess that's enough to show that my efforts are appreciated. Thompson's one of those fellows that "don't believe in doing more than he's paid for." Remember how he used to shirk when you were here. 'ell, he's still at it. Does just enough to get him by. I don't see how Hillman can stand for it, because he must see it, although I sometimes think he doesn't or he'd sure kick. I get so much fun out of the work that I wouldn't lay down on the job, even if Hillman didn't appreciate the good I'm trying to do. For'a goodly number of years I was always glad to get away from the store at night, just because I wasn't really interested in my work. Now, I don't want to leave the store because I am interested in what I'm doing. There's a lot of satisfaction in that, jack. If I find later that Hillman doesn't come across as he should I'll have an experience that will command a good salary elsewhere. just you watch your old friend, BILL OUTFITTER 47 VVaterford, March 17, 1920. Dear jack: If it isn't after bein' St. Patrick's Day, and you've been and gone housekeepin'. That's fine. Gee! I'd like a home of my own too. Sometimes I wonder whether there isn't a prospect of having one sooner than I think. I'm going to accept your invitation to visit you next Summer, if I can make it convenient to take a vacation at all. Thanks for the invitation, old scout. I've found out one thing to be a fact, jack, and that is that if you show the goods they will sell. Yes, I'in talking business again. All I've got to do to sell a certain article is to bring it out on...
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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 476g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236739167
  • 9781236739162