Proceedings of the Annual Conference of United States Local Appraisers

Proceedings of the Annual Conference of United States Local Appraisers

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...things. I don't mean gold braid or brass buttons, but I mean a uniform, a Dungaree outfit. Most of the openers and packers have something of the kind. Some of them wear overalls; some wear their old clothes. Perhaps it would be a good idea to raise the compensation of openers and packers $5 per annum in consideration of their paying $5 per annum for their clothes. Mr. MCGINNIs. I would like to speakon this question. I am so much opposed to it that I feel it should be considered very carefully. If you apply' it to one class, it is just as necessary to apply it to another class. It is very repugnant to 1ne. Mr. DAVIs. My experience in the Government service, covering a great many years, is to this effect: That the reputation of the force has suflered imman, many places on account of the appearance of the men. It has su ered in this building and it has suffered in our building. The openers and packers get on elevators used by the public. I heard one expression of opinion right here in this oflice that they looked like a lot of burglars. As far as the uniform proposition is concerned, the color or qualit isn't so important as to get the men to appear neat and clean. Tliat is the important proposition. I think it could be accomplished in the easiest way. It could be bought for even lower than a dollar. A jumper can be furnished them for'30 cents and it can be kept clean. I think the idea is a very good one. Mr. BUTTERWVonTH. It is up to the individual as to his personal habits. Some men are cleanly and some naturally dirty. I want to say that the opener and packer in Cincinnati dresses just as neatly and cleanly as I do and I think we can handle that by issuing an order to be cleanly about the building and that they must dress...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236909089
  • 9781236909084