Proceedings Volume 8-36

Proceedings Volume 8-36

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...because the old line rock'ribbed institutions, with their herita e of conservatism in the old days, naturally refused to go into the little villages and hamlets, and insure against loss by fire, unless there was adequate fire protection. So, the merchants and residen-ts of those little villages and-hamlets, pooled their interests and united to safeguard theme selves by insuring themselves against the bosses that they naturally would suffer from their fire hazard. As I see it, that's the ground work of mutual fire insurance. So, as I look at you this morning and see the notable exec' utives assembled here, I am impressed with-the permanency of mutual fire insurance as an institution. And, on behalf of the citizens of Covington, and of my official family, I want to say to you that the latch string of the City of Covington is out and the hospitality of the City is yours to enjoy to the fullest extent. I also wish to extend to you our very best wishes for a successful convention and a prosperous business cycle to follow. MR. HARRY T. LETTON: Mr. Mayor, Mr. President and gentlemen: On behalf of the Association, I want to-thank Mr. Kollmann and through him our hosts in the City of Covington for their very cordial words of welcome and greeting. And, I want to assure you all that we are certainly going to 'have a big time while we are in your City. We started last night at the Lookout House, and I think we will continue as long as we are h-ere. Mr. Mitchell, who was to make this response, told me a few days ago, when 'he left the office, that he was going to Texas for a little trip, and-that he only expected to be gone for a few days, and expected to be back for this meeting. But it was his wife"s trip, as well as his own, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903781
  • 9781236903785