Lumberman's Review Volume 29

Lumberman's Review Volume 29

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...directly affects the lumber industry at the producing end is reflected in the statement of one prominent man-ufacturer, and though there is a great surplus of labor in the Northeastern forest country, the generally followed wage level for common labor is $3.00 per day against the high levels of one year ago of $4.50 to $5.00. There is no disposition on the part of the ma-jority of these manufacturers to drive the wage scale down to the lowest level, an attitude that might easily be developed. for at the present time there is scarcely a large mill opera-tion in the East that is not visited daily by men in almost desperate cir-cumstances seeking employment This attitude of the employer is reflected in a statement made by President. MIXED CARS i In the same car we can furnish you a mixture of any of the prod-ucts we handle--rough or dressed it only what you need when you need it. A. C. Dutton Lumber Corporation SPRINGFIELD, MASS. POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. N. Y. Office: 5724 Grand Central Terminal Bldg. Langdell at a meeting of the New _Hampshire Lumbermen's Association in Manchester, N. H., on-April 27, and though his company controls i4 mills, they were operating only five. and unless there was a material in-crease in demand those five mills would soon be shut down, and yet he declared. "Personally I do not want to go back to a mill cost of $6 or $7 per thousand feet." As we meet op-erating lumbermen from day to day the spirit of good-will toward their employees is very striking. and their hope seems to be to work out some nan under which labor even in open competition and with the supply great-ly in excess of the demand will secure an adequate wage, keeping in mind, however, the sound economics of a competitive business that more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123696831X
  • 9781236968319