The Cosmopolitan Volume 9

The Cosmopolitan 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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...have given every opportunity to the members of the club to carry out their design. The property held by what is known as the Steel Works Club is in the hands of a board of five trustees elected by the steel company. They maintain the building and its equipment in proper repair (unless from wilful or purely careless damage) and pay for the salary of a superintendent and librarian, also taxes and light and heat while the city council agrees to supply water free of charge. One hundred of the employes of the steel compan5' are members of the club, and they elect their own board of directors, which makes the bylaws that govern the club, collect fees, and to them all matters relating to the club must be referred. The trustees made but few rules. These forbid the use or sale of liquor on the premises, betting or gambling, religious or political meetings within the property limits, and conduct opposed to the object of the club. It also exacts careful treatment of club property. Already there is a library of 2cxx) books, which will be increased, a gymnasium, bowling alley, bathrooms, reception and assembly halls, reading and art rooms. In December last the building all ready for use was turned over to the directors. The attitude of the trustees to the directors has been a manly one. There is no assumption of superiority that is offensive. On the contrary a spirit of brotherhood pervades it all. "Be manly" is the word given and they will not betray the trust reposed in them. The whole plan shows a true friendship and confidence between emplo3-ers and employes which is worthy of note and to be copied. Edward Dwight Walker. Poem By Miller Hagerman, Read At The Funeral Service. Lone youth: to lay thy weary thought upon the river's tide, Thou earnest...show more

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  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607325
  • 9781236607324