Chicago Commerce Volume 9

Chicago Commerce Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ..."ttkrare doing their best, but it all takes time and Meanwhile, the public demands that trains be" on time. To do so involves speed over crrwsing. 7 railroad appeals to the driver of every vehicle r every pedestrian before crossing a railroad tract' "stop, look, listen." A little care and a nvn-er-' slop may mean the saving of a human life. Human lives arc the most precious thini;-ir. world.-Fire Prevention Congress Program for Meeting in Philadelphia Next MontkPreventive League Planned (Xew York Journal of Commerce To consider the control of American fire-which at the present time amounts to some: $1,000,000 a day, a fire waste congress, the hM kind ever held, will open in Philadelphia next. under the auspices of the Philadelphia Fire: 'r. tion commission. Final preparations for the r. are almost completed, and according to thoc i"" more than 1,000 of the leading excrts on tire: . tion in this country will be assembled together Mayor Blankenburg delivers the address of -c Proper officials of the national government c r.v in national economic problems, state and ir.ur.: ufficials interested in the subject of fire inuran.-c resentatives of all the great trade, civic, labor 1 ness associations and representatives of the insurance organizations of the country have.i.'-X invitations to attend the congress. A feature of the meeting, which will c cf i riod of five days, will be an exhaustive di-." the subject of arson. The whole subject uf arr is so broad and complex, according to the of the congress, that sneakers who will a-: "' delegates will be given a limited time t"' subjects assigned to them. Another feature of the congress will he tht of the reports of the National Fire Protect: !'tion. more

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  • Paperback | 830 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 42mm | 1,451g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236540379
  • 9781236540379