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688 millions agriculture Augustus Mongredien average Belgium benefit Britain capital capitalist Cassell & Company causes cent CHAPTER cheapness and plenty Cl Cl Cl Cl ro cloth COBDEN CLUB Commerce condition consumer cost cotton cultivation decrease distress duties earnings economic Edward North Buxton England evils expenses fact factory Fair Trade fall in prices Farmers figures foreign trade France Franco-Prussian war Free Trade George George W Germany Imports and Exports improvidence industries inquiry intemperance interest Italy J. S. Jeans John Bright labour manufacturers marriage Medley millions in 1883 millions sterling nations Number of Earners Pall Mall Gazette pauperism population present Price 3d prices of 1873 prosperity Protection reduction regards REMEDIES rent ro Cl ro CO Cl ro ro Russia scarcity of gold Smith at Bradford suffered Swire Smith TRADE DEPRESSION United wages in connexion Waldeck Rousseau wealth wheat workman
Page 41 - wages at the public-house. Had he enough self-restraint, the artisan would not live up to his income during prosperous times and leave the future unprovided for.
Page 22 - The time has now come when the manufacturing industry of the United States is in dire distress from plethora of manufactured goods. Some manufacturing companies have been forced into bankruptcy; others have closed their mills to escape it; few mills are running
Page 22 - The all-important question, therefore, that presses itself upon the public attention is, how shall the country be relieved from the plethora of manufactured goods, and how shall plethora hereafter be prevented . . . unless markets now practically closed against us are opened, unless we can share in the trade which is monopolised by European nations, the depression now so severely felt will continue, and may become more disastrous.
Page 41 - the ability to sacrifice a small present gratification for a prospective great one. A labourer endowed with due self-restraint would never spend his