The Indicator Volume 19

The Indicator Volume 19

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...one of its great results. Another result Is that the work and history of this association has demonstrated that we can do for ourselves. This is mostly our work. The work of men whose literary efforts were previously limited to business or domestic correspondence--who were not at home in preparing material for the press; but an earnest spirit and love for the association overcame timidity, and lo! the result. Another result is that the association has also demonstrated what we can do for one another. We have measured out our best, and it has created a willingness to repay. Imagine the past twenty-five years without a northwestern association and see if you can enjoy the picture; no comradeship, no trust or enjoyment--a drudgery, selfish, lonely--In place of brotherhood, suspicion. We should then be but little, if any, in advance of what we were twenty-five years ago. But see what we have doue for one another. Behold this meeting. Contract ourselves, the best of us, with what we were when this association was born; what we are as well as what we have. There ought1 not to be, I doubt if there are now, many secrets between honorable members of our calling. Experiences are freely shared between us. This association has taught us how much and how well we can do for others. It is by sharing that we have accumulated and by dividing that we have multiplied. Another result is that the association has been a great factor in the personal advancement of its members to greater trusts and places. Opportunity has here been given to test the best qualities of its members, their large professional knowledge, their business ambitions, their readiness; their equality with to pass that men who were thus seen to excel have, In a numassociatlon's work. I do...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236968549
  • 9781236968548