Co-Operation Volume 5

Co-Operation Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... effort so far succeeded that he was hunted out of the limelight into the shade, being made "inspector" of the co-operative societies. The foreign and native business interests are now spending large sums of money in organization and propaganda, with the object of destroying not only the Co-operative Movement in Yucatan, but the Socialist Government as well. Foremost in this capitalist campaign are the American and British investors and the sisal planters, so famed for their "co-operative" marketing scheme. The ultimate purpose, says Mr. Carillo, is to bring about intervention on the part of the United States, on the pretext that Bolshevism threatens to take possession of Mexico. A NATION-WIDE CO-OPERA-TIVE WHOLESALE The National Co-operative Association, whose Board of Directors is composed of the presidents of the regional wholesale societies in Pittsburgh, Springfield, 111., St. Paul, Minn., Superior, Wis., Seattle, Wash., and San Francisco, Cal., is opening an office in Chicago, 111., under the direct supervision of Dalton T. Clark, of Pittsburgh, president of the Association. "We have incorporated our wholesale society under the laws of Wisconsin," writes Duncan McDonald, one of the Board, and president of the Illinois State Federation of Labor. "We have incorporated for $1,000,000. Our plan is to open first an office in Chicago to carry on an educational campaign, assisting wherever necessary in the organization of co-operative stores, and also to sell stock in the National Wholesale. As soon as a sufficient amount of stock has been sold we will open a wholesale in Chicago to take care of the territory that can be served from that center. We will also organize a wholesale in New York and Boston, and later...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236485521
  • 9781236485526