The Railway News Volume 6

The Railway News Volume 6

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...admitted that sheds and other accommodations were required, but at present they must economise their resources. Mr. Green denied that the land speculations could operate adversely to the interests of the company, but must tend ultimately to serve them. Mr. S. Herapath, a member of the committee, advocated the report in its integrity, urging that if the object of the proposed increase in the number of directors was to secure a working quorum, it would be better to elect some gentleman in London as the seventh member of the board. The Chairman intimated that he should not feel justified in voting in favour of any proposition opposed to the recommendations of the committee, but added that at any time when the shareholders desired it he, who represented the Lancashire proprietors very largely, would be happy to resign in favour of Mr. Bowring. He admitted Mr. Grubble's qualifications, but the time had not arrived when it would be desirable to place him on the Buenos Ayre3 board. Steps had been taken to send out the necessary engines. Mr. Rumball remained with the company to clear up the matters connected with his department, but was not receiving a salary. After some further discussion the amendment was put and negatived, and the original motion adopting the committee's report was carried, with Mr. Bowman alone dissenting. The directors' report and accounts, subject to the modifications introduced therein by the committee's report, were then put, and carried with the same dissentient. Some formal resolutions altering the statistics in some unimportant particulars, in accordance with the recommendations of the committee's report, were next passed. GREAT LUXEMBOURG. A general meeting was held on Thursday at the London Tavern, preparatory to the general...show more

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  • Paperback | 994 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 50mm | 1,737g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236494512
  • 9781236494511