The Shoe Industry

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Vocation Bureau of Boston, 1916 - Boots and shoes - 327 pages
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Page 31 - And for the true performance of all and singular the Covenants and Agreements aforesaid, the said parties bind themselves each unto the other firmly by these presents.
Page 31 - He shall not waste his said master's goods nor lend them unlawfully to any. He shall not commit fornication, nor contract matrimony, within the said term. At cards, dice, or any other unlawful...
Page 28 - York, ship-carpenter, to learn the art, trade, and mystery of a ship-carpenter, and after the manner of an apprentice to serve from the day of the date hereof, for and during and until the full end and term of...
Page 31 - Nor haunt alehouses, taverns, or play-houses: But in all things behave himself as a faithful apprentice ought to do, during the said term. And the said master shall use the utmost of his endeavor to teach, or cause to be taught or instructed, the said apprentice in the trade or mystery of (a...
Page 28 - THIS Indenture Witnesseth, That ; Now aged by and with the consent of hath put himself, and by these presents doth voluntarily, and of his own free Will and Accord, put himself Apprentice to . ^ to learn the Art, Trade and Mystery of and after the manner of an Apprentice...
Page 31 - ... master's goods, nor lend them unlawfully to any: he shall not contract matrimony within the said term: at cards, dice, or any unlawful game he shall not play, whereby his said master may have damage: with his own...
Page 125 - The tacks used in lasting are all u-ithdrawn, and a machine with a curved needle sews the welt and shoe upper to the insole without going inside the shoe. The heavy outsole is then stitched to the welt. The thread used is of the strongest linen and thoroughly waxed. It makes the most durable and comfortable type of shoe, and one on which the outsole can readily be renewed.
Page 34 - POOR lone Hannah, Sitting at the window, binding shoes! Faded, wrinkled, Sitting, stitching, in a mournful muse! Bright-eyed beauty once was she, When the bloom was on the tree: Spring and winter Hannah's at the window, binding shoes. Not a neighbor Passing nod or answer will refuse To her whisper, "Is there from the fishers any news...
Page 27 - Marry, because you have drunk with the king, and the king hath so graciously pledged you, you shall be no more called shoemakers; but you and yours to the world's end, shall be called the trade of the Gentle Craft.
Page 279 - The company, with the aid of employees' dues, maintains the Thomas G. Plant Co. Relief Fund Department. Out of this fund sick, accident, and death benefits are paid. There is at present over $5,000 in the treasury. The dues are 10 cents each week for adults and 5 cents for employees under 20 years of age, and they are deducted from wages by the paymaster's department. In case of sickness or accident the members receive $7 and $3.50 a week. No member can draw benefits longer than seven weeks in one...

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