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The Club, 1922 - Business - 296 pages

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Page 31 - Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans, aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency. Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us. Let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty.
Page 239 - But where no difference exists at all, or where no difference is known to exist, there can be no ground for preference whatever. If, in selling a quantity of perfectly equal and uniform barrels of flour, a merchant arbitrarily fixed different prices on them, a purchaser would of course select the cheaper ones; and where there was absolutely no difference in the...
Page 239 - Hence follows what is undoubtedly true, with proper explanations, that in the same open market, at any one moment, there cannot be two prices for the same kind of article.
Page 40 - He began his career in the financial world in the Merchants National Bank of Chicago, of which his father was founder.
Page 77 - New York, NY Chicago, 111. Philadelphia, Pa. Detroit, Mich. Cleveland, Ohio St. Louis, Mo. Boston, Mass.
Page 83 - cross-ties nine feet long and six inches thick, which are to be laid thirty inches from center to center; on these are to be placed longitudinal rails of Norway, or yellow, pine, a portion six inches square and a portion seven inches square, secured in place by triangular blocks or knees of scantling, firmly spiked to the ties on each side. Upon the longitudinal rails is...
Page 22 - ... quadrangles and one of the most impressive buildings of its kind. An academic avenue of unusual distinction is to become the university's possession of the frontage on the Midway extending for three-quarters of a mile on both sides of this spacious boulevard. Institutes for Graduate Work in Science Distinguishing a five-year program outlined by the university's veteran president, Harry Pratt Judson, in 1920, are increases of salary to faculty members, a step first taken in 1919, and development...
Page 27 - The Catholic religion has proclaimed the sanctity of human life as soon as the body is animated by the vital spark. Infanticide was a dark stain on pagan civilization. It was universal in Greece, with the possible exception of Thebes.
Page 221 - ... judge in the department of mines and mining at the Paris exposition of 1889; was president d'honneur of the congress on mining, metallurgy, and on the methods of testing at the Paris exposition of 1900 ; president of the jury of mines and mining at the Columbian exposition, Chicago, 111., 1893, and president of the American Institute of Mining Engineers in 1893. He was made professor of metallurgy in Columbia university in 1897. In 1895 the Bessemer gold medal was unanimously awarded him by the...

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