Maintenance of Way Bulletin Volume 2

Maintenance of Way Bulletin Volume 2

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...gentlemen. My married life has been spent amongthe railroad people, and still I do feel it is one of MRS. KERWIN: Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Roadmasters' Association, last but not least, my Sisters of the Auxiliary: I am glad to be with you. As you all know, the other side of my house is the talker. I will have to bring him to account after the meeting adjourns, for I am still in full control over him. (Applause and laughter). I thank you all, and you know from my attendance that my heart is in this movement. (Applause). PRESIDENT SHEA: Mrs. James Sweeney, First Vice President. MRS. SWEENEY: I am very much surprised at this call, and thank you for the honor, but I have nothing prepared to speak. I am glad to be at this convention. I have attended many for twenty-two years and always met kind friends. I am glad to be with you and to be able to say a few words. I thank you. (Applause). PRESIDENT SHEA: Mrs. W. R. Thompson. MRS. THOMPSON: I think this time everything is reversed. Now it is the gentlemen instead of the ladies who are doing all the talking. I think we have proven here this morning that the gentlemen can beat the ladies when it comes to talking, especially on such an occasion as this. I have not very much to say. I have enjoyed all the meetings I have attended and hope to enjoy this. I want to get to see all the exhibits, especially those big frogs and switches and everything else. (Applause). PRESIDENT SHEA: MR. T. F. Donahue. ' MR. DONAHUE: It is a gratifying surprise for the President to call on me to speak in this meeting. I feel a good deal like the stuttering man in Ohio. A party was in a hurry to catch a train and he asked the stuttering man which was the shortest way to get to the depot, and he said (stuttering, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 236g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236747615
  • 9781236747617