Ice and Refrigeration Volume 63

Ice and Refrigeration Volume 63

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...opinion. Messrs. Robbins, Glore, Pope and Stuck spoke on the subject, in which all expressed the opinion that the campaign should be carried on. Questions as to the amount that could be raised from the tonnage of the Association if all the members participated in the campaign, and as to whether it would be advisable to have a sliding scale in connection with the levy for the big companies, and other points similar in character were discussed. Mr. Bailey, of New York, expressed his opinion at some length, in which he said that it was a waste of time to discuss whether they were going to be taxed a half cent, a cent, or whatever amount was necessary to carry on the greatest work in his opinion that the Association had ever attempted. They wanted a campaign that would increase the confidence of the public of America in the industry that they had their money invested in. And back of that, they wanted the confidence of the men they employed, because they were telling people whom they served that it was an honest business, and they were selling something that was protecting the life of the company. He said the reason the proposition was not backed more strongly was because they were not seizing the opportunity at hand, and that after twenty years in building a distributing company doing close to $1,000,000 worth of business annually, he wanted all to know that he was back of it, and would back it to the last dollar he could afford to spend, because he considered it the very life of his business. (Applause.) Mr. Smith, Columbus, O., said they had all been trying to find something they could stand on where it would do some good and he believed they had found it. He said he had attended a dinner party at which there were six ladies, four or five...show more

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  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236931890
  • 9781236931894