Letters, Aug. 23, 1954

The Shoulder Trade

Sir:

Thoroughly enjoyed the "Do-It-Yourself" cover [Aug. 2] story. I had my wife read it to me.

PHILIP MINOFF Oceanside, N.Y.

Sir:

Wonderful. Artzybasheff's cover . . . a spitting image of me as a handyman, including pipe . . .

RUDOLF A. STEINDLER Hackensack, N.J.

Sir:

. . . I noticed one gap in your reporting. How do members of the professional trades—plumbers, carpenters, painters, etc.—feel toward the loss in business when prospective customers compete with them? . . . Could it be that our society is moving toward a...

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