Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tuesday, March 12, 1935

“Old Bill” Suggests— Most jobs require that the jobholder keep himself on hand and perform, when needed, some service to the human race. Granted these two requirements, over a reasonable period, both rewards and responsibilities tend to increase. More so … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 21, 1935

“Old Bill” Suggests— Here is a true story of success: “John Doe” and his wife were both born in a small town in Ohio. His parents died when he was young and he lived with a veteran florist. All his … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 5, 1935

“Old Bill” Suggests— Anthropologists are handicapped in their study of early man and preman by the lack of skeletal remains. The only prehistoric animals that left their calling cards in the clays, shales or sedimentary rocks were those that were … Continue reading

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Obituary for Royal’s Mother in Hyde Park Herald

Hyde Park Herald, February 27, 1931, page 14, near top of column 4, Obituaries (continued from page 7): Mrs. Munger was born in Chicago and for many years was active in religious and civic matters. She was a member of … Continue reading

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From Ethics and Social Policy, by Wayne A. R. Leys

Courtesy of Google Books: From footnote on page 100: When a nonmanagerial stockholder does attend the stockholders’ meeting and dares to speak up, he may be written up in the next day’s newspaper as a crackpot. Royal Munger, financial editor … Continue reading

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Royal Munger Role in Development of “Walkie Talkie”

The folowing excerpt was taken from the book A Founders Touch, The Life of Paul Gavin of Motorola, 1965, a biography of Motorola’s founder, and reprinted at http://mfwright.com/mikeht220/hthistory.html: But the real impetus for the beginning of Motorola’s great war contributions came in early … Continue reading

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Friday, May 19, 1939, Penn Yan Democrat, Penn Yan, N.Y.

Page Three, top of Column Two: Royal F. Munger, of Chicago Daily News, says in the Union Signal, “Drinking tears down instead of building up, makes bums and crooks out of youngsters who, otherwise, would be clean, honest and hard-working.”

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Royal Munger Served as Vice Commander of the University of Chicago Post of the American Legion

Courtesy of Google Books.

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Royal Mentioned in Time Magazine, October 21, 1935

From http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,755233,00.html: Marshall Field news is never neglected by Chicago’s daily papers but last week they outdid themselves with stories about the “farmer boy who took literally the world’s greatest epic entitled ‘America, the Land of Opportunity.’” Jeered Financial Columnist … Continue reading

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Friday, February 1, 1935

“Old Bill” Suggests— It is not enough for a ruler to be able and just; he also must be wise in the psychology of his people. An error in that respect once caused the slaughter of the Roman populations of … Continue reading

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