The Saturday Evening Post Volume 182, No. 1

The Saturday Evening Post Volume 182, No. 1

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...become the patriotic duty of the American populace to retaliate bf abjuring champagne and staying away from Paris 11cents'-it summer. The international outrage of which he complains consists mostly, it seems, in the refusal of till' French bourse to "list" that prime security, Steel Q01?' mon. Before proceeding to extremities, however.1I_1$ only fair to inquire whether France may not be actm: within her right to protect home industry. In the second quarter of 1903 the Steel Trust's l1_i earnings were above thirty-six million dollars and it paid dividends on its common stock at the rate of four per cent a year. Next summer the stock sold at eight dollars 1 share. In the second quarter of 1909 net earnings "'93 twenty-nine million dollars, and the common stock PM dividends at the rate of two per cent a year, and sold fli seventy dollars a share. The last two and a half years Lb? "trade" in this stock at New York has amounted ID nearly fifty million shares, and each year the price ll?-5 fluctuated about thirty dollars a share. Of course, that's all over with now; there will be 11 more slumps. But the French, with nothing but the P85! to guide them, don't know it. And when it comes w providing markers for speculators to play with, they 1111"" a national industry of their own----less extensive than Om'yet quite efficient in its little French way, as readers Oi Zola's novel of the bourse, for example, will recallPossibly France has a right to protect her own industfl' in the seven-come-'leven line. WHO'S WliilQ--AND A Virginia Cavaher HE Yankees must have thought John Warwick Daniel, of Virginia, a considerable menace to the success of their cause, foshow more

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  • Paperback | 736 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,293g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892968
  • 9781236892966