To-Day Volume 3

To-Day Volume 3

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: of the schools have always Instinctively regarded free exchange as the correlative of personal freedom. Turning to the advantages of the free commercial policy of England, Mr. Wells states that there Is no evidence that pauperism is increasing in England, while there is evidence that both pauperism and crime are diminishing." In no country of Europe has the increase of population been -o largely accompanied by an increase in comfort as in England. Since 1842 wages have advanced more than one hundred per cent, while the purchasing power of wages has been very great. In this country crime and pauperism are increasing, and the advance in wages has not been as rapid as in England. Mr. Lodge's presentation of a lengthy list of new Industrial establishments that have come Into existence since the enactment of the McKiuley tariff as an evidence of its beneficial Influence seems almost puerile to Mr. Wells. "The population of the United States Is increasing at the rate of a million and a half every year. To provide this additional number with the mere necessities of life requires that many new establishments should come into existence each and every year in all parts of the country; and if Mr. Lodge's list did not admit of being multiplied by fifty, the fair deduction would be that the country was retrograding rather than advancing industrially." Mr. Wells challenges protectionists to Dame at least one industrial establishment that has come into existence in consequence of the McKlnley tariff. AMERICANA. The depths of the wisdom of the English common law appear sometimes to the mind of the laity to be unfathomable. Such is probably, at least, the opinion of a lady of Enfield, who supposed herself to be the owner of a...
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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236519027
  • 9781236519023