Business: John Thorp

At Pawtucket, R. I., last week a group of cotton manufacturers solemnly watched an oblong bronze plaque uncovered and heard Vice President Robert Amory of the Cotton Textile Institute say:

"Today the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers meets here one century after the invention of John Thorp, to honor his memory by dedicating this tablet. We should all solemnly resolve that the industry which John Thorp, more than any other man, made possible, shall not languish, but shall gather renewed energy to the end that the textile industry of New England shall regain the...

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