Chicago Lumberman Volume 32

Chicago Lumberman Volume 32

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...gentleman only lacks information that any one of 3 score of truck salesmen would be glad to give him. He says: "We have never used trucks these people have to say because it is 8 typical condition of mind, as related. Here it is: "We are not using any motor trucks as yet, but are interested in them. We are at present writing around to get prices on these trucks, and also to get information from other parties that are using them. If We find that other people are using them to advantage, and get better results than they did from using mules and horses, it is probable that we will install some of these trucks. Au? information that. you can give us relative to them will be gladly received." WEST COAST MANUFACTURERS. Portland, Ore., April 2.---Lumbermen of "Washington and Oregon are going to oppose with vigor and determination any attempt of the railroads to secure an increase in freight rates. This was the unanimous decision of the West Coast Lumbermen's Association in session at the regular monthly meeting held at the Hotel Benson, Portland, Ore., Friday, March 30. The committee on resolutions submitted a resolution mildly protesting against the proposed increase, but the language was not strong enough to suit the convention, so it was rejected. In lieu of adopting a resolution, the meeting authorized the trafllc committee and the directors of the association to make an appearance before the Interstate Commerce Commission and spend whatever money is necessary opposing any attempt the carriers may make to increase the rates. The railroads have applied for a flat advance of 15 per cent on both classes and commodity rates on the ground that the increased wages that they are paying their trainmcn under provisions of more

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  • Paperback | 522 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 921g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236951131
  • 9781236951137