Confidence, Or, National Suicide? (Google eBook)

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Bankers Publishing Company, 1911 - Corporations - 160 pages
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Page 21 - Others may use the ocean as their road, Only the English make it their abode, Whose ready sails with every wind can fly, And make a covenant with the inconstant sky : Our oaks secure, as if they there took root, We tread on billows with a steady foot.
Page 50 - Therefore we must acknowledge that through Mr. Hill's construction of the Great Northern Railway, the Northwest has received, first, an increase in land values amounting to six billion four hundred thousand dollars; second, larger annual payrolls for all labor along Great Northern territory, three hundred million dollars; third, investment opportunities in that region for six billion dollars.
Page 74 - I will get it some way any way; people know that is my game, but I am the smarter and will win." I have watched that man and it is true that he has won money, but he has no friendly associates. It is true that he has a brilliant mind, yet he has not won a respected position in the business world. He can secure all that money can buy ; he can weigh out his gold for lands, pictures, houses and automobiles, but he cannot purchase desiraOR NATIONAL SUICIDE?
Page 33 - I think it would be found that such a business mind would be a valuable asset to the nation. Why do we not elect a business man to the Presidency?
Page 9 - SUICIDE? 9 very securities which they sold the year before, gilded with glowing promises? Were they deceiving investors then or now? We need only look to the wonderful development now taking place in Canada; two railroads building to the Pacific; railroad extension of all kinds; wonderful growth in population, alluring thousands of our people; new cities springing into existence; millions for investment pouring in, and why?
Page 9 - It is easy to secure money for railroads when the Government is fair, and hence this great growth and the greatest era of prosperity Canada has ever known, side by side with fear and stagnation in this adjoining land.
Page 72 - ... three or four thousand shares more are dumped on the market and the man they are after is the principal supporter of these stocks; he is now on the run! Therefore, the market is not protected in these stocks. Gossip is started that Mr. Victim is in a tight place. This stops all buying of his favorite stocks, since a greater slump is feared because he is reported weak.
Page vii - The general discrediting of railroad investments by state and federal officials must stop, for on the success of railroads the life of the business world depends. There can be no national welfare until railroads prosper.
Page 71 - In each bear attack, we see some leading man mangled on the financial rack. While the victim's fingers are not pulled out, as was the method of the Spanish inquisition; and while the torture chamber is not now in...
Page 50 - Therefore we must acknowledge that through Mr. Hill's construction of the Great Northern Railway, the Northwest has received first ; an increase in land values amounting to six billion four hundred million dollars; second, larger annual payrolls for all labor along Great Northern territory, three hundred million dollars; third, investment opportunities in that region for six billion dollars.

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