The Railway News Volume 3

The Railway News Volume 3

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...quinquennial account has been adopted, and a dividend at the increased rate of 6 per cent, per annum declared. Humber Ironworks And Shipbuilding Company.--Each shareholder has received the following circular: --" Mr. Hawkshaw's award is now made and published. It will be enough to say that it is 145,000 less than the claim made against the company. It shows that so far from the company having more money to pay, the vendors are in debt to the company, for which they will have to account. The directors hope, therefore, to be able shortly to announce that the calls in arrear being paid, no further demand upon the shareholders will be required. They have disposed of the ships thrown upon their 1 thinking it better to clear the works of a source of absorption of ( and thereby to give room for profitable work now offering. The tors will now be able to devote themselves to the reconstruction and profitable working of the concern." British Empire Mutual.--At the annual meeting of this society the report stated that during the past year 956 proposals, had been received amounting to 238,085, out of which Sco poUcies had been issued assuring 195,905, and yielding 6,032 16s. lid. in new annual premiums. The total income of the society amounts to ji 79,046, and the accumulated premium fund now amounts to 312,318. Union Steam Ship Company.--A dividend of 1 been declared. Smith, Knight, And Company (limited).--At the meeting yesterday a dividend at the rate of S per cent per annum was declared for the nine months which the company has been in operation, which it was stated was paid out of profits of work already executed. The company have the contracts for the Mexican and Sardinian Railways, and the more

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  • Paperback | 1108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 55mm | 1,932g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236652126
  • 9781236652126