Merchants' Association Review Volume 3, Nos. 24-36

Merchants' Association Review Volume 3, Nos. 24-36

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...in that direction, and in a recent interview he said that intelligent, forceful brains are the most difficult commodity to command. We have in our organization the best brains, spirit and ability of the merchants of San Francisco. What their forces have done in their individual businesses, they will do for the city's welfare as a whole; but in the same ratio as the city is greater than its individual businesses, the forces of the merchants when combined with all others in the organization are greater than their individual selves. This force is at your service; it requires but the formulating of lines along which it may be expended. The prestige, standing and influence, political and otherwise, of these merchants are sufiicient to carry through anything that this Association undertakes. The Association will accomplish but little along these lines if its forces are scattered. If massed and lined by a careful leader, who will train every force in the direction it is needed, the sea-wall can be finished in a very short time, and other broad-gauge measures assured that will give San Francisco a great future possible with this leadership, impossible without it. HERBERT E. LAYV. DEC. 10111, 1893. Commercial Credit. Written Exprassly for the Review By HENRY IBRUNNEB. There is no doubt that a modern sewer system, well paved streets, fine parks, good schools and a high minded government to manage it all, are conducive to the greatness of San Francisco; but. however attractive we may make our city and our parks, it will not bring us the commerce of the world, unless we meet its requirements. One of the essentials of trade in our age is a proper credit system, and in this niatter San Francisco is way behind any other city of importance in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236969820
  • 9781236969828