Northwestern Christian Advocate Volume 53

Northwestern Christian Advocate Volume 53

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...of the whole nation will be anxious from the day he enters the fever-stricken district until a sufficient time has elapsed after he leaves to show that he has escaped contagion. It is to be hoped that he will postpone his visit to a later and safer date. Marrted Men and Strikes.. Goldwin Smith, in addressing the convention of the Canadian Trades and Labor Union here, said that as the world is constituted we cannot dispense with capital and its guidance. He thought, however, that arbitration by law had been found to have failed. It began hopefully in New Zealand, but the awards could not be enforced. Capital could not be compelled to pay wages it could not afiord. Men could not be expected to take lower wages than they could obtain elsewhere. They might aim to assuage angry passions and fall back on the sense of justice and the feelings that avail in the ordinary afiairs of life. Two recommendations he would make, that all votes for strikes should be taken by ballot, and that every married man should have two votes. If the latter recommendation were adopted there would be few strikes, for it is the married men and their wives and children who suffer most from strikes. They also find it most dificult to secure protitable employment, for they are unable to travel from city to city in search of work as unmarried men can do. Strikes are The police stations are feeding and sheltering 5.000 homeless persons, and the churches 3,000 more. Two hundred Filipinos were injured.-'L as The famine in the province of Andalusia, Spain, is said to be having the natural result of starting a heavy emigration movement to South America. This famine, apparently, is primarily due to the disappearance of the forests of the country, for its immediate cause is...
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  • Paperback | 1046 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 52mm | 1,823g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809130
  • 9781236809131