Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 19, No. 1

Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 19, 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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...and draw out more information when we do not over-awe them by having a number of prominent men on the platform. At the meeting at Brownsville we had Prof. Robertson, Mr. Casswell, and others, and as we know them all pretty well we did not feel afraid to question them. Ve had confidence in their ability to answer our questions to our satisfaction, and even if we opposed them we felt at liberty to do so vithout danger of having the wind knocked out of us. (Laughter). I believe that a great amount of good would be accomplished if more of those meetings were held. I believe that the trouble among the patrons is not so much from actual or deliberate carelessness as from a want of knowledge, and if we could get them to come out to the meetings and take part in the discussions and question the speakers on practical points connected with their work, I believe the result would be very satisfactory. I do not think that the organization of new associations, each with its own set of standing ofiicers, would be productive of nearly so much good as meetings held under the auspices of this Association. For my ovn part, I know that I received instruction at the Brownsville meeting last winter which amply repaid me for attending; and in saying so I believe I speak the mind of at least fifty patrons of our factory who attended that meeting. Mr. IV. H. LYNCH (Danville, Que).--Though what I am about to say may have the appearance of fault finding, I do not say it in any fault finding spirit. I attended the Eastern Association meeting at Brockville this year and that meeting was characterized by something which I thought was productive of the very best results, and that was the spontaneous, ready, active discussions on the various papers which were read, by...show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123677776X
  • 9781236777768