Wholesale Co-operation in Scotland: The Fruits of Fifty Years' Efforts, 1868-1918 : an Account of the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society, Compiled to Commemorate the Society's Golden Jubilee
Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society, 1920 - 478 oldal
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Allan amounted appointed Association Barrhead bonus boot Borrowman branch brought building buyers Calderwood capital cent centre Co-operative Congress Co-operative movement Co-operative societies Co-operative Union Co-operative Wholesale Society Co-operators of Scotland committee conference considerable delegates depot directors dividend drapery department drapery warehouse Dundas Street Edinburgh elected employees English Wholesale Enniskillen established extensive factory flour fund furniture Gabriel Thomson Glasgow Grangemouth grocery departments held inaugurated increase industry interest International Co-operative Alliance Ironworks James John John Barrowman Jubilee Kilmarnock Kinning Park labour Lanark Leith M'Innes manager manufacture Maxwell mill million Morrison Street organisation paid Paisley Paisley Road Paterson Street Penicuik premises president profits purchases quarterly meeting represented retail societies Rochdale scheme Scotland Scottish Co-operative Scottish Wholesale secretary secure sell shareholders shares Shieldhall shirt soap societies in Scotland Society's sold St Cuthbert's Stewart supplies Tillicoultry voted wages whole Wholesale Society Wholesale's workers
13. oldal - TAXES upon every article which enters into the mouth, or covers the back, or is placed under the foot — taxes upon everything which it is pleasant to see, hear, feel, smell, or taste — taxes upon warmth, light, and locomotion — taxes on everything on earth, and the waters under the earth...
13. oldal - His whole property is then immediately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers — to be taxed no more.
13. oldal - The school-boy whips his taxed top — the beardless youth manages his taxed horse, with a taxed bridle, on a taxed road: — and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid 7 per cent, into a spoon that has paid 15 per cent — flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent. — and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death.
13. oldal - The schoolboy whips his taxed top ; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse with a taxed bridle on a taxed road ; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid seven per cent., into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent., flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on an...
13. oldal - ... restores him to health, — on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal, — on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice, — on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribbons of the bride, — at bed or board, couchant or levant, — we must pay.
120. oldal - SONG OF THE SHIRT. WITH fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags. Plying her needle and thread — Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch She sang the "Song of the Shirt!
78. oldal - Mecca. And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.
28. oldal - The untimely labour of the night, and the protracted labour of the day, with respect to children, not only tends to diminish future expectations as to the general sum of life and industry, by impairing the strength and destroying the vital stamina of the rising generation, but it too often gives encouragement to idleness, extravagance and profligacy in the parents, who, contrary to the order of nature, subsist by the oppression of their offspring.
39. oldal - Thus devoted to disease by baker, brewer, grocer, &c. the physician is called to our assistance; but here again the pernicious system of fraud, as it has given the blow, steps in to defeat the remedy.
34. oldal - That as soon as practicable, this society shall proceed to arrange the powers of production, distribution, education, and government, or in other words to establish a self-supporting home-colony of united interests, or assist other societies in establishing such colonies.