The Inland Printer Volume 40

The Inland Printer Volume 40

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...what it can do when manned by ordinary workmen, not highly paid-experts, and in the usual shop surroundings. In the face of this reasonable attitude manufacturers must necessarily find the maintenance of an exhibit an expensive method of advertising. The chief of the mines and lands department of Ontario is reported to have said there is enough spruce on the unsettled land of that province to employ two hundred pulp mills grinding at the rate of one hundred tons a day for fifty years. It The London Society of Compositors is not untouched by the expansive spirit of the age, for next month its members will vote on a proposition to extend its jurisdiction to a radius of forty miles from the general postoffice. Incidental to this is a proposal to change the old organization's name to "The London and Provincial Society of Compositors." By common consent, and apparently without serious friction, there have been two unions of compositors in England--the London Society and the Typographical Association--one exercising authority over the world's metropolis and the other having its realm outside that wonderful municipality and its environs. When a city grows at such a rate as to add, roughly speaking, a Boston, a St. Louis, a Baltimore or a Greater Pittsburg to its population each year, all must realize that change is necessary. But the suggested alteration in name, when read in the light of recent controversies, is indicative of a war between the organizations. If such is contemplated, The Inland Printer, from its standpoint of an observer in this land of silly and fruitless internecine trade-union struggles, would hurl at the interested ones Punch's celebrated admonition--" Don't!" Such disputes annoy and occasionally injure...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 966g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957709
  • 9781236957702