The Saturday Evening Post Volume 188, No. 4

The Saturday Evening Post Volume 188, No. 4

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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: ...ofi for cash in thirty days, our mill tally and inspection to govern. While we realize that the price herein quoted is slightly higher than the market at present, still we feel that the well-known superior quality of our brand and the esteem in which it is held by the trade more than offsets the extra price we ask. This quotation is made subject to acceptance within forty-eight hours. Very truly yours, RICKS LUMBER & Looomo COMPANY, JHS-R By J. H. Skinner, General Manager. Cappy Ricks chuckled as he read this diplomatic reply. "Skinner," he said, "you're immense. As for Redell, I've often wondered whether that young fellow is a wise man or a fool. I think he must be the latter. Here he's buying ten million kiln-dried Stars, which means, of course, that they're for car shipment East direct from the mill, for we all know that the local trade takes a green shingle. I'm surprised at Redell. You've made him a price f. o. b. mill dock, and he ought to know that at this season of the year he can't get cars enough to move half that number of shingles in ninety days. However, that's his funeral." "Well, we have a few obsequies of our own at that," Skinner replied, and handed Cappy another letter, as follows: SAN Fmmcrsco, California, August 29, 1908. RICKS LUMBER & Looomo COMPANY, 258 California Street, San-Francisco, California. ATTENTION MR. SKINNER Gentlemen: We hereby accept your quotation, made us in yours of the 28th inst., of $2 per M (two dollars per thousand) on Ten Million (10,000 M) clear Extra Star A Star red-cedar shingles, 16"--6 to 2, K. D., f. o. b. your mill dock, Aberdeen, Wash. Inclosed find our formal order No. 231, which please acknowledge by indicating your acceptance on...show more

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  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 803g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236759524
  • 9781236759528