The Harvester World Volume 8

The Harvester World Volume 8

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...Baltimore branch house: Spike Webb, coach; Smith of Yale; and Tol Speer. University of Virginia. any other. On account of the large territory that we cover each traveler must have not only a knowledge of the machines that we sell and be able to remedy any trouble that a purchaser may have, but also to know where the nearest transfer house is situated and to see that the necessary parts are ordered. There is also another factor that enters into our difficulties. We are not blessed with rapid transportation. Some of our towns are so situated that they can be reached only by boat, running weekly or twice a month, while others are on railroads where they do not attempt to run the trains during the winter. Our summer season is short and the harvest late, the hay cutting closing only when the snow gets so deep that the machines cannot be used. While our sales are not as large as some agencies, we have the satisfaction of seeing the sales increase each year, and we are trying to educate our local dealers and customers to do more of their business on a cash basis, as it is far better for all concerned. The employes of the Deering Rolling Mills, to show their loyalty and patriotism to Uncle Sam, recently made a voluntary subscription and purchased an American flag. The flag was raised on our flag pole, Saturday, May 19th. E. C. Gratteau made a few appropriate remarks, and the big gathering joined in singing several patriotic hymns. The singing was followed by three rousing cheers. It was a grand sight to see the enthusiasm of these men especially those of German and Austrian birth who comprise the majority of our forces. America's Part Excerpt from letter to National City Bank of New York By Siii GEORGE Pliisii, London I have been eiideavoring to form...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236523989
  • 9781236523983