The B. C. Mining Exchange and Investor's Guide and Mining Tit-Bits Volume 5

The B. C. Mining Exchange and Investor's Guide and Mining Tit-Bits Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...during the past year. The political turmoil into which the country had been thrown had prevented their recommendations being passed upon by the legislature. Some of the officers had been unable to perform their duties and their retirement had followed. The membership was not as flourishing as it should be. The president had practically shouldered all the work singlehanded and he appreciated having such a man at the head. He moved "That the executive express their very great sense of gratitude for the gratuitous services rendered by the president and his efforts to reform the mining laws of the province." A.-E. Howse seconded the motion, expressing his conviction that if the local organizations knew the amount of work done they would be more than satisfied. The motion carried and was suitably acknowledged by the president. Mortimer Lamb referred to the scheme for raising funds by a lecture tour. As the original suggestion had not proved feasible he suggested that local branches hold smoking concerts, etc. Mr. Hobson had carefully considered the scheme and was of opinion it was too speculative; the best way to raise funds was through increased membership. A few meetings would dispel apathy existing in some places. If an effort was made the membership could be raised to 10,000. He would like to see a meeting held at Vancouver. The question-was laid on the table. The question of publishing the proceedings of the next convention was discussed. The number of copies was fixed at 10,000, and besides the proceedings wiii contain a. fund of entertaining and instructive matter relative to mining. Messrs. Gait, Howse and Lamb were appointed a committee to deal with it. Several amendments to by-laws were proposed for consideration at the...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780787
  • 9781236780782