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Image from page 337 of “Little journeys to the homes of the great” (1916)

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Identifier: littlejourneystov11hubb
Title: Little journeys to the homes of the great
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Authors: Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915 Hoyle, John T. (John Thomas), b. 1873, ed
Subjects: Biography
Publisher: New York, Chicago, W. H. Wise & co
Contributing Library: Brigham Young University Hawaii, Joseph F. Smith Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Consortium of Church Libraries and Archives

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transaction. Book-keepers, correspondents, system men, janitors, scrub-women, stenographers, electricians, elevator-boys, cash-girls, are all good people and necessary and worthy ofsincere respect, but they are not Businessmen, becausethey are on the side of expense and not income. WhenH. H. Rogers coupled the coalmines of West Virginiawith tidewater, he proved himself a Businessman.When James J. Hill created an Empire in the North-west, he proved his right to the title. The Businessmanis a salesman. And no matter how great your invention,how sweet your song, how sublime your picture, howperfect your card-system, until you are able to convincethe world that it needs the thing, and you get the moneyfor it, you are not a Businessman. The Businessman is one who supplies something greatand good to the world, and collects from the world forthe goods. Taffy, guff and oxaline are all well and goodin their way, but they have the great disadvantage ofnot being legal tender. 315 GEORGE PEABODY

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N migrating from New England to the Districtof Columbia, George Peabody had movedinto a comparatively foreign country, andin the process had sloughed most of his pro-vincialism. It is beautiful to be a New Englander,but to be nothing else is terrible.George had proved for himself the most valuable lessonin Self-Reliance—that he could make his way alone.He had kept his credit and strengthened it.He had served as a volunteer soldier in the War ofEighteen Hundred Twelve, and done patrol duty onthe banks of the Potomac. And when the war wasover, no one was quite so glad as he. Serving in thevolunteer ranks with him was one Elisha Riggs, severalyears his senior, and also a draper. They had met before,but as competitors and on a cold business basis. Nowthey were comrades in arms, and friends. Riggs is todaychiefly remembered to fame because he built what inits day was the most palatial hotel in Washington,just as John Jacob Astor was scarcely known outsideof his bailiwick until he built t

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Image from page 549 of “Elementary treatise on the finishing of white, dyed, and printed cotton goods” (1889)

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Identifier: elementarytreati00depi
Title: Elementary treatise on the finishing of white, dyed, and printed cotton goods
Year: 1889 (1880s)
Authors: Depierre, Joseph
Subjects: Cotton finishing
Publisher: Manchester [Greater Manchester] : George Thomas & Co.
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
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of the Strap Fork, and rendersthis Belt unrivalled for DURABILITY, ECONOMY, EFFICIENCY AND STRENGTH.FOR DYNAMO DRIVING IT HAS NO EQUAL Manufacturers of Superior Flax hose, warranted tostand 300 lbs. Pressure. Head Office 20 Rook St. Manchester. XXI CEBAMYL SIZE FOR FINISHING ALL CLASSES OF WHITE, DYED ANDPRINTED GOODS &c. Also used for Sizing Grey, Bleached or ColouredCotton and Linen Warps and Hanks, by the largest home and continental Manufacturers and SizersIt makes the Yarn separate freely, stand the friction of theReed, work smoothly, and prevents the Size dusting off in theLoom, giving a good production. Ceramyl works perfectly well with China Clay and has no equalfor carrying weight. CERAMYL MANUFACTURING Co., 10 Marsden St., MANCHESTER. Dealers in all kinds of Starches and Thickening Materials. FARINA, SAGO, FLOUR, DEXTRINE, GLYCERINE SOLUBLEOIL, ZINC ANTISEPTIC, &c. (fee. PATENT IMERSAL YARN ASSORTING BALANCE. ENGLISH PATENT No. 6703-1886. – U. S. Patent No. 380,826.

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GEO. THOMA^FEjIANCHESTER. XXI1 EDW. MOSER, LEEDS. (England.) Patent Raising(NaiiDine) Machine for all kinds of Cotton Fabrics, such as Shirtings, Calicoes, Twills, Imperials, Lambskins, Velvets, Cords,Moleskins, Bombazines, Fustians, Flannelettes, Trouserings,Blankets, Quiltings, Demetts etc. This machine raises with one and the same card and with equalfacility the heaviest and hardest as well as the lightest and softest fabrics.All goods raised on it feel much thicker and softer, through the nap beingby far more even and fuller at the bottom, than can be obtained by anyother Raising Machine. One of these Machines will do the work of six RaisingMachines of any other Patentee. This result being obtained with less waste ofmaterial (flocks) and an enormous saving in time, labour, and power. The Machine is patented all over Europe and in the United States ofAmerica. HOLDEN AND BROOKE Ltd. SALFORD. Manufacturers of: Exhaust Steam Injectors for feeding boilers also of patentapparatus for he

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