Chicago Lumberman Volume 36

Chicago Lumberman Volume 36

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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: ...to the success of their respective departments in the National association. THE ATKINS PIONEERS. For thirteen years the older employees of the extensive saw manufacturing firm of E. C. Atkins & Co.. Inc., Indianapolis. have looked forward to their annual reunion and banquet which is easily the social event of the year in their lives. The Atkins Pioneer Club, organized in 1906, is composed of 152 employees who have been connected with the concern for twenty years and more. Vvhen it was formed there were 62 members eligible and since that date 37 have passed away. Since the last annual meeting the membership was increased by 25 of the employees who had been with the concern the required period. The oldest employee in active service is Charles F. Aumann. who started with E. C. Atkins & Co. in 1870 and is still on active duty. Harvey Saws Avery, of Traverse City, Mich., who is well known among lumber manufacturers all over the country. was another of the honored members at the banquet, having made the journey from Traverse City especially for that event. Mr. Avery celeblrated his eightieth birthday at Traverse City on January 24 and was tendered a banquet by his friends on that occasion. The banquet and smoker of the Atkins Pioneer Club was held, as usual, at the Spencer House. Indianapolis, and was one of the most enjoyable meetings the club has ever held. CHlCAGO'S "OWN YOUR OWN HOME" CAMPAIGN. The greatest "Own Your Home" America is now being pushed in Chicago, campaign having been deferred by the war. It is planned to erect a modern bungalow on the lake front. somewhat similar to the famous "Own Your Home" bungalow which is the nucleus of the big Portland, Ore.. campaign. The bungalow will be...show more

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  • Paperback | 696 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,220g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764048
  • 9781236764041