Lumberman's Review Volume 28

Lumberman's Review Volume 28

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...As a further expression the entire gathering in the banquet hall later in the evening stood in their places with bowed heads. THE NATIONAL MOVEMENT. The speakers of the evening had traveled long distances through the storm-swept middle west in order to appear. Gen. L C. Boyle, of Washington and Kansas City, chief counsel of the National Association, left Columbus, Ohio, early Monday morning and arrived in Boston 36 hours later. John E Lloyd, of Philadelphia, first vice-president, left Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday night and slipped or rolled into Boston just in season for the meeting. H. B. Foote, a former Bostonian, now of the Foote Lumber Co. of Indianapolis, came all the way fron. the latter city. Mr. Duffy, of Toledo, associate counsel of the National, was on hand, 'as was Secrctary Charles A. Bowen from Detroit and O. D. Haskett from Indianapolis, the original president of the National. That they had made this trip under travel conditions that have prevailed during the past ten days was a trip not only to their courage and their devotion to this national program. but it expressed the measure of their confidence that the Boston trade would enlist very generally and the broad purpose of the National organization was clearly understood. When John Lloyd told the company that Philadelphia boasted eighteen members he was told that Boston would promptly double that figure. By reason of illness Frank W. Page, of Parker & Page Co., president of the Lumber Trade Club. was unable to be present and James L. Bamey, first vice-president, presided. He announced it to be the purpose of the meeting to unfold the story of the "National," past and future, with a view to awakening the interest of New England dealers to its...show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236917952
  • 9781236917959