History of the Hereford Literary Society; From the Organization of the Hereford Debating Club, 1875, to the Reunion of Sept. 5, 1903

History of the Hereford Literary Society; From the Organization of the Hereford Debating Club, 1875, to the Reunion of Sept. 5, 1903

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...wheat is of more importance than iron." Messrs. Schuler, Geo. J. Fegely and Clemmer officiated as judges. I. M. Landis, A. 8. Berky and A. C. Fegely spoke for the affirmative, S. S. Schultz, W. H. Sallade and B. S. Schultz for the negative. The debate was carried on with vigor on both sides. The affirmative pointed out the great importance of wheat as an article of food for man, the multitude of men employed in its cultivation and preparation, its significance as an article of trade and its necessity for the support of life. The other side1 presented the great usefulness of iron and its influence upon the commercial world, maintaining that wheat could not be transported as it is, without railroads and ships made of iron. The negative was declared victor by the judges. The question was still further debated by Messrs. Schuler, 8. S. and B. 8. Schultz, Berky, Sallade and A. C. Fegely, after which the house declared itself for the affirmative. The Writer's Last Visit--Season Closing Still, Earlier. This meeting of the Hereford Literary Society on February 6, 1885, was the last during the period covered by this history, which the writer attended. The report here given was his own and the last printed in the Allentown Friedensbote for several years. Two weeks later, February 20, the Society met again and was called to order by the new President, A. C. Fegely. On account of the few members present it was resolved to dispense with all the regular program except the debate. The subject was: "Resolved, that our school-term should be lengthened." It was discussed affirmatively by Messrs. Berky, Landis and A. C. Fegely, negatively by B. S. and S. S. Schultz. The judges decided for the negative. General debate was opened by Mr. Berky, followed...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236643607
  • 9781236643605