The jubilee history of the Leeds Industrial Co-operative Society, from 1847 to 1897: traced year by year

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Central Co-operative Offices, 1897 - Cooperation - 260 pages
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Page 189 - I should think so; and got kinked up, turnin' so many corners. — The little man did not hear what was said, but went on, — full of crooked little streets ; but I tell you Boston has opened, and kept open, more turnpikes that lead straight to free thought and free speech and free deeds than any other city of live men or dead men, — I don't care how broad their streets are, nor how high their steeples...
Page 259 - OR BEFORE THE LAST DATE STAMPEI BELOW. NON-RECEIPT OF OVERDUI NOTICES DOES NOT EXEMPT THI BORROWER FROM OVERDUE FEES.
Page iv - I knew Co-operation when it was born. I stood by its cradle. In every journal, newspaper, and review with which I was connected I defended it in its infancy, when no one thought it would live.
Page 173 - Keep ye the Law — be swift in all obedience — Clear the land of evil, drive the road and bridge the ford. Make ye sure to each his own That he reap where he hath sown ; By the peace among Our peoples let men know we serve the Lord!
Page 84 - REST. WE are so tired, my heart and I. Of all things here beneath the sky One only thing would please us best — Endless, unfathomable rest. We are so tired ; we ask no more Than just to slip out by Life's door ; And leave behind the noisy rout And everlasting turn about. Once it seemed well to run on too With her importunate, fevered crew, And snatch amid the frantic strife Some morsel from the board of life.
Page 39 - Jubilee History" of the Leeds store: "The common practice of commercial business is to buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest.
Page 7 - ... though the price is much reduced at present, yet we judge it needful to take every precaution to preserve ourselves from the invasions of covetous and merciless men in future.
Page 41 - ... subsequently by its dividend impresses on its customers in a striking and definite manner the financial benefit which it confers. In addition, sale at market price avoids friction with the shopkeepers. As Mr. GJ Holyoake observes of the cost price policy of the Leeds Flour Society in its early days : " Under the policy of cheapness the store enters into competition with the tradesman and is a continual irritation to him : whereas stores which keep to the average price benefit the shopkeeper,...
Page 92 - right and duty are like two palm trees which bear no fruit, unless they grow by the side of each other.

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