Proceedings of the Annual Meeting - Association of Railway Telegraph Superintendents Volume 26-29

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting - Association of Railway Telegraph Superintendents Volume 26-29

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... this morning to meet these men who have that work in charge. I had no idea that I could telegraph and telephone over one wire, and tell a man over here in Kalamazoo that I was starting away from here now on the train, and the accommodations on that train, and I appreciated very much to know just how this work was done. I feel somewhat sad this morning too, to know that Mr. Millington. a man who has done so much for our city in installing this work. has passed away. Perhaps it is not a. nice thing to bring it up here. but I feel that it is my duty to speak of him. as I knew of the work which he has done and which has so benefited us all who travel. I am certainly pleased this morning, gentlemen, to meet you and greet you to the City of Detroit, to welcome you all, and I know that what the convention has not prepared for you, in the way of entertainment, the City and citizens stand ready to do. I want you all to feel a hearty welcome for you. If anything is left undone that I can do to make your stay a pleasant one, aside from your business, I stand willing and ready to help you out. I want the committee to understand that, and I want you all to feel that if you don 't have a good time, Detroit is ready for you at any time and will give you all that anybody would do. I thank you very much. President: Ladies and Gentlemen: You will please give your attention for a few minutes to Mr. Stevens, Vice-President of the Board of Commerce, who has a few words to say to you. Mr. Stevens: Mr. President, Ladies and Gentleme_I_i: On a morning like this and in a room like this, I think the soul of hospitality should be tempered with the spirit of brevity. I have been introduced as Vice-President of the Board of Commerce. The President and...
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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236851943
  • 9781236851949