International Bookbinder Volume 1

International Bookbinder Volume 1

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...convention will appropriate some money for this purpose. A suggestion to local unions who have a lack of interest and non-attendance at their meetings. Some local unions are lacking of enthusiastic spirit, which I believe is caused by the small attendance at their meetings, and which can be remedied by a simple method or system called " The rebate system." You may adopt a by-law in your local union to fine a member who absents himself from meetings, but this will cause a lot of discontent and ill feeling. and if the local is not strong and recognized by the firms it will be a burden on the financial secretary to collect the fine imposed on such member, and will never create spirit of good-will. Never force a man to do anything against his will, but adopt this rebate system, which will bring the man to your meeting and create the required enthusiastic union spirit. Now, if the dues of the local union be 50 cents per month, insert the following in your by-laws: The monthly dues of the union shall be $1, payable in advance to the financial secretary or the shop steward, and, upon such member attending the meeting of this union, he is to receive a rebate of 50 cents from the financial secretary. If the members do not attend they have paid their fines and will have no ill-feeiing or excuse of any kind. If he attends, which is more San Francisco. SAN Faarzcrsco, Cal., May 5. 1900. I derived much pleasure from reading the article in the April number of the INTERN.'l'IONAL BOOKBINDER under the caption " Reviewing an Art Industry," by our old friend, William O'Shea, of Denver, Colo. From it I learn that there is a possibility of Denver becoming a center of artistic bookbinding in the West as New York has...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236840283
  • 9781236840288