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Wednesday, November 25, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Nathan B. Swift, representative of the fourth generation of the Swift family in Chicago, is working in the meat-packing business and has been, quietly and without fanfare, for several years. We mention this somewhat reluctantly, as publicity … Continue reading

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Undated

“Old Bill” Suggests— A Chicagoan who has been giving his spare time to altruistic employment work during the last few years says that the hardest man to place is the one who comes in with the pathetic and often repeated … Continue reading

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Monday, November 16, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— It is hard on any man to deny him opportunity, but harder to give him responsibilities that may be beyond his capacity. Not long ago, a minister of the gospel, a high-minded and unselfish man, was placed … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 22, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Whether one be for or against the use of alcoholic beverages is aside from the question as to whether matters of drink, diet or divorce should be a national or a state concern. We believe firmly, and … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 15, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Most folks have more experience with hard times than easy times. In consequence we know more about having too little than about having too much. To say that too much money can be harmful rather than helpful … Continue reading

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Monday, October 12, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Most men of exceptional energy get a financial start by holding two jobs at once, although the copybooks disapprove of this. Modern industry is set up for the average man; it is easier to hold two jobs, … Continue reading

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Undated

“Old Bill” Suggests— Opportunity comes to most people sooner than they are ready to take advantage of it. If there was a chance to buy the business, that would do you no good unless you had accounting, salesmanship, and first-hand … Continue reading

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