The Clothier and Furnisher Volume 74

The Clothier and Furnisher Volume 74

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...and the three f_ltlCS named, alone bore aloft the standards of local associa ions. In conformity with the spirit of the times, union and cooperation for mutual benefit and advancement appealed to a number of the clothiers, and the idea of a national association presented itself to many of the trade. It was obvious that a_ crusade was necessary. The Baltimore Assocation felt the time to be ripe to bring together all the markets in one coinpact body, in_vhich problems might be discussed and solutions supplied. With proverbial modesty, it appealed to the New York Association to lead the forces, and start the campaign. New York, whilst expressing a desire for a national associatio_n, was reluctant to blaze the way and urged Baltimore to bring together representatives from the other markets. After many efforts and frequent delays, the Baltimore Association succeeded in inducing New York, Philadelphia, Rochester, Cincinnati, Boston and Chicago to meet at New York. They met! The delegates were a representative set of men, able, well equipped and inspired with enthusiasm. Happily most of these men are still alive! Some have gone to where, beyond these voices, there is peace! I cannot refrain from mentioning two delegates, conspicuous by their prominence and eagerness to further the interests of the trade, of which they were worthy members. It is but proper here to place a laurel leaf upon their memories, and to extol them as worthy exemplars for those now commencing their careers. I refer, of course, to Albert F. Hochstadter of New York, and Jacob Scheiier of Cincinnati. VVe planted them the seeds of our Association, and left New _Y_ork with high spirits, and a better feeling for each other, promising upon our return home, to endeavor to bring...show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776682
  • 9781236776686