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GLOVE TRUST-USES: SCHOOLS A& APPRENTICE SHOPS"
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By Harry Burton. '
v Gloversville, N. Y., Aug. -9.
Did you ever hear of Glovers
ville? Never.' '
Well, you ought to .know about
Gloversville. It is interesting in
a number of ways. For instance,
it is the metropolis of.the cheaply
paid glove- .industry. It is the
capital of theglovetrust Also,
and most remarkable, of all -the
public schools of -Gloversville
manufacture human1 machinery
for the glov.e:trust.j -
.It is a great experience (and
you should have-a kodak-) to pass
through the quiet streets of
Gloversville and see gray-haired
graadpas and .grandmas at -the
' Boys-and girls
' installed by
, in public 1
j windows making'gloves.' If it'sf
between i meals, "there "will bej
mothers -and" "other "hotne bodies
on the porches, making'gloves.
You see, when" a town has only;
one industry and all the manu
facturers in thafindustry unite
to keep -wages down,, every body
in th'e. 'family has-to'-p"itch in to
J help on the high cqsfof 'living.
JButrin Lrioversvuie tney go a
little'.farther than that even the
little children in the public schools
'And why, you" ask; must the lit
tle children be' dragged 'into this,
pursuit in those first, fresh years
When'thev ourfit to be learning-
Ijust-butifulj-useful things Jhafc!