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Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Thirty-second annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Platteville, Wis., February 10, 11 and 12, 1904. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests

Moore, James G.
Wisconsin creameries: their needs and duties,   pp. 119-123 PDF (1011.0 KB)

Page 119

Wiconsin Dairywmens Associatio1 
The convention met at 9 o'clock, Friday morning. 
The President in the chair. 
James G. Moore, Albion. 
Mr. President, lAdies and Gentlemen: Another import- 
ant thing needed in the creamery business in Wisconsin, is bet- 
ter building. The creamery business ought to be sufficiently 
stable by this time, to allow those in the business to house it 
in l etter buildings than it has been done heretofore. Too 
many (if the creameries and cheese factories also, are old and 
dilapid.ated, lacking paint inside and out, and betraying a de- 
ploralile LOck of business foresight in selecting a. site that 
will allow of good drainage, in the construction of the build- 
ing, so that it will be lasting, and in the placing of machinery, 
so that the greatest amount of work can be done with the least 
amount.t of labor. 
Should a merchant or firm in the city, find that his present 
quarters are inadequate, for the most economical handling of 
his business, he is not at all backward in expending large 
sums to bring it to the highest standard of efficiency. Expe- 
rience. has proven hint wilse in doing so; but the average cream- 
ery owner is afraid to do so, even if he could see the necessity 
for it. because of the tact that too many patrons of cream- 
eries, when they see a factory owner laying out money for an 
up-to-date equipment, that will enable him to do business 
more economically or even building a better house in which 
to live, at once become suspicious that they are being robbed, 

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