PRINTER AND PUBLISHER
? man's duty requires that he take a substantial If Iot, T coiniieend youi to an analytical study of
aimoinIlt otit of his busilness each year, anid Ilace it votir ideas as to wihat constitites "fair" Irices, a(nd a
where it will replace the depreeiation of hitself as eomparison of tihose ideas withl your costs.
a moniev-making mnachine for his family. Not youtr gutess at costs, I,it the actnail figures,
. But somieone says, I carry inrv isurance for that tit hiard. ol fco acts, as I le\elolped y the use of a
purpose and the busilness 1p)ays thie prelmi?iiunls." g ood cost sstels.
Verv good and very wise, luit suppose vour coi-
ti?iiied l:siness activiit ci eases lonI,g before youi are
Youtr hiutni11 b iahine will be b)eyotd repair, butt Changes at the Government Printing
?may drag on s ad years a s, a soulrce of great Bureau
expesiie antid burlel, witthotl.t ant hellp frotili insiir-
anlte till oun finally go to tile juink heap. NUtil-oUSi 1.tliir,esi aire ?eing mila'e ii tie itlter
:: - mfi^y:u. ^ ^u^'J ^ 'the hum -1 arrangements *at the (hlver ment Printing
After a certiain itminier of vears, the ha nall in tntl trrtii I t tie ioverimient l'rinting
?n'clbille deprc?iaitest iiirlctdlvt eatih ueai . '\uinluition 13iireti witl a 'Niew to ecotioilly anli efficientcy ii
fadles. energy leaXks olt, Ieffiienlc lessenis.
ol tlif uis tho reach n c'rtirn tgv k,now? this ind iA loo'se-leaf departnenttt ibas been establishled til-
feel tiis (lotrn in oilr inmost souls. (ler the mannagelment of M. MciCarthy, forinerly with
It onlv means to us tliat wiie mtist giv ie m l oretl tiner Co., TLi?ited.
attention to outr duty of providling for the fiiaily Str'tuiri ll altlratiols lbaiet Iei ie tijle to perltit
iand the depenendent ,ones-to tlie (duty of providing f ia ulnostrilted view of tlie dle'partnett froni tlie
against contingeneies that mav arise ais our own rivate oflic of each dtpart-nelt head. For tlis
macinte becomes increasinln liiable t o break down. lii>rpose glass partitionis tave been siubstituted for the
Shall it be said that a butsiness man should( con- ooei: ones previotisli iised.
tinne in business to his dving dav? I'rospects are brigl?t for tlie early comnmence-
Is there to be no time in a man's lifC when h ie nt of tli l Ime llil"ding ll sggeste' d i thi experts
rnmay s it a little while at his ease and enljoy in petace o tissisted Mr. Nitirlltl iii iis ilives igafion. At
tbhe fruit f f'itifu?l labor? the bleginning of thie month, Sitperintei ldent Freil.
Shoulld a. nan be harassed by bilsiness worries ar n 1if t C. P. Tlrllitliii, rti-
tect and m iemlber of tie l )tiii ltia Iitproveent Conm-
and responsiblilities elear to tli grave, wit holt eveni te l e er fea of tc oi
a little time of freelom froit tlite corttpellinc piisl 'l??ission, P. M. 1)raper, forlemi of the eomposilngr
roomt, \I. MceCarthv, foremanl of the loose-leaf depart-
of business? ?Ilmelut took 't week's touri of inspecieton of tlie print-
Isn't a man entitled to a few years before tbe endil i plants of tlie fotllowin fiti ei:--Cturtis Piiish-
T ldring w'hieh lie shall have siilficient inlome and ing Co. Philadelphia: Dobiledav, Page & Co., Car-
leisnre to do some of the things he alwaNs wished den cit, L. .; Chas. Serilmeers '& Sons, New York;
he had time for? aind tihe Government Printinlg Burealu, WTashington.
I-How many mein in the printting slisiness give Interviewed on tlie retiiurti of the party, Mr.
tlheir famiilies as imuch of theliselves as tley sliuld? Boardtan stated that he was iarti('ulatrly impressed
lost of tliem plod onc in tlhe same tdull rtound, ever it l vi th e TDoutlelday, Page & Co. plant.
hoping for a tulie' that never comes. This firm is probally t ie largest iiilisini
j31 ~ ~ ~ Next, vear, mone and time ll e ple r- hose on th ontin i e plnte, tand has a heatiftiful Ibild-
tlien nex t year and next vear! ing, of tlie tmiost m oderi tpe I t io tv wo storeT iis
Meanwlhile. the juices of life dry up, the capacityv eieglit, built ini the formi of a grelat hollow square
for enjovment atrophies--one's wife and children and eovers eighteen acres of groutnd. Tle front ei-
often learn t t(lo without the fatlihcl most of the tilme tranci is ftllv two intilreil fet iii off the street, and
ind he largelv cases to be muich of a, factor in their t this spaee in the ihollow squiare are lovely beds of
plan s. nd pravin fowev i tains. the whole mialking a
Every printer's blsines: b shotlul brin?n bihm splen?clib '-ista, 'ttith 'lr. IBireliuiiiirt eorsilers wo??l(l
enotllh eabh vear. not onlv to keep his plant in pro- fit tell ini ivit tierrie of te.itltifiatit?it of tlie Ottr-
fit-ulatking, cendi?tion hbut tua ITr?pro\-eu?ten?t Cofimi?ssiori, if silsome of tle idleas
woiere aereerried out in thc proposed new plant.
To replace his own value as he wears out; r tler re en ried otitu iin lite pnopose,l 1i tlao th
To tlie rear a iore Iailwav siditig rtins riglit ?up to tlihe
To provide against unforeseen emergencies: plant, antl the ii- ?nilese qutaitities of papler aind
To give hilm riionev and reasornable leisure for other lteeissities arc ( e arrie(l to tie very tdoors of thie
thle enjoviment of himself andr his faunily as he goesr plant atnd iilot(lade iilto th e to t tre roomts. TI Mr.
throeugh the active period of life; Bo<irdnitni 's oninio this plant is probably tlie most
tI ~ ~ ~ To give hii at least a few years of freedom from unique as well as the ilost wonderful on tle eonti-
bu siness cares before the end conmes. ' nent. A half-tone reproduction of the Doubledav.
It is the printer's paramount diuty to so order his Paae & Co. lutilda t atlnd groiund's alneared in the
business and so arrange his sellin,g metho(ds that April, 1910, issle of Pritfr rntl Pf hleuer.
these important matters may be provided for in his Mr. Boar(tin?til I)roiiglt back mtanyte i?deas for
scheme of life. cl'odernizingr tlue eflliutitelit of thie Bureaul and is
Everv reader wtill agree witli these statemenltS. prepiaring a report for presentation to the secretarv
F,Everv one will say he is trving to accomplish these of state.
verv things. Rlrunor hadn it tlit P. Mt. Traner of the Bulreau
T hiope. etverv one of 'tutl is supceeding to his en- tas to le ruv ttle assistant sliierinlltedent, but he
tire satitfaction' staItes that there is niothing in the report.
. 6tire satisfaction.
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