National Lumberman Volume 56

National Lumberman Volume 56

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...buildings have been erected by southern corporations, at a cost of $615,000, for Y. M. C. A. welfare efforts alone. These corporations are giving nearly $50,000 annually towards the support of the work. Other welfare work than that directed by the Y. M. C. A. was described and discussed. Miss Hattie E. Hilton, welfare director, Riverside and Dan River Cotton Mills, Danville, Va., gave an interesting and comprehensive review of the work being done there, showing the value to and appreciation of, uplift work by the employes. Other prominent speakers on the program were Mr. C. C. Robinson. Employed Boys' Secretary. international Y. M. C. A., New York; and Dr, E. H. '1', Foster. International Industrial Secretary of Y. M. C. A's., Charlotte, N. C'. There was a unanimous demand that the conference be made an annual event. Edward Franzmeier, a farmer near St. Paul, Minn., milks twenty head of grade cow's every day and hauls the milk to some retail grocers in St. Paul. He also raises squash, lima beans, melons. sweet corn, potatoes and small grain. Last July Mr. Franzmeier bought a one-ton KisselKa.r truck to save time and wear and tear on his teams. Before he bought his motor truck Franzmeier got up at midnight and left at l a. m., arriving at the St. Paul market at 4 or 4:30 a. m. Now he rises at 4 a. m. starts at 4:15, arriving at the market at 5. He says that when the market is good he is often home again at 7 a. m. ready for a day's work. By the old method he was away from home from midnight until noon and came back with a tired team and himself in no condition to do very much work that day. Mr. Franzmeier says he would not be without a truck, and all of his farm hauling is done with the car--such as hauling machinery or...
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  • Paperback | 486 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236749782
  • 9781236749789