The Coming Nation; A Journal of Things Doing and to Be Done

The Coming Nation; A Journal of Things Doing and to Be Done

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...to travel on a cattle train! Goodbye!" Then with a smile, the Civilian bowed to the company again. Withdrawing through the silent circle that opened to let him pass, he left them there In that tense, smoke-blue room. As the swinging door closed after him, the Junebug in the corner--reviving from its shock againel the wall--began to kick with impotent little legsand, on its shiny back, buzzed round and round and round in futile circles on the floor. E command that no one W one may presume to exercise a 'monopoly of any kind of cloth, or of fish, or of any other thing serving for food, or for any other use, whatever, its nature be, either _ of his own authority, or under a rescript of an e_mperor already procured, nor may any person combine 'or agree, in unlawful meetings, that different kinds of merchandise may not be sold at a less Pflce than they may have agreed among themselves." Great Essen Bnkeiy This does not seem to have stopped attempts at centralization of effort, for bakeries have continued to grow in size and output ever since this edict was issued and in spite of all succeeding edicts. The London Post recently charged that it had discovered "the largest bakery in the W0l'ld-" It was located at Essen. Prussia, the home of the great Krupp gun factory. "It is a vast building into which seventy workmen, divided into two shifts, work night and day." says this British newspaper. "Everything is done by 'machinery," it declares. "A screw tums unceasingly a kneading trough, into which are poured some water and ten sacks of flour of 200 pounds each. "This machine makes about 40,000 pounds of bread each day, in the shape of 25,000 small loaves and 25,000 large...show more

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  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 45mm | 1,565g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957687
  • 9781236957689