President Caldwell of Ludlow Valve Company Gives a Dinner
In commemoration of his twenty-fifth anniversary of active service with the Ludlow Valve Manufacturing Company, of Troy, N. Y., its president, James H. Caldwell, gave a dinner last Wednesday night at the Hotel Rensselaer to his personal assistants. The guests, of whom there were 40 in number, included the traveling men from all over the United States, the office force, the foremen and assistant foremen of the works. H. E. Keeler, manager of the Chicago office of the company, in behalf of the guests, presented Mr. Caldwell with a beautiful loving cup. suitably engraved as follows: “Presented to James Henry Caldwell, president of the Ludlow Valve Manufacturing Company, November 5, 1913, by his fellow workers on the completion of 25 years of active service with the company and as a token of their respect and esteem.’ .Mr. Caldwell thanked the donors for their kindness and generosity.
Lenox, Mass., awoke one morning last week, and found the town without water. The day before there had been indications that the water was very low, but few realized the gravity of the situation until housewives were unable in some parts of the town to draw water for the morning meal. Investigation revealed that the large reservoir was dry. with the exception of the flow of three feeding streams, which was due to excessive leakages along the mains.