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RAWTENSTALL.

RAWTENSTALL.

STRIKE THE " BATEIG" SYSTEIL—On Thursday the weavers at Mr. Warbrick's, Hall Carr Mill, Rawtenstall, struck work in consequence of the system of fines for " short cuts." On Friday many of the weavers returned to their looms, and on Saturday the strike came to an end. Mr. Warbric
December 18, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
CASTLETON,

CASTLETON,

CASTLETON COTTON SPINNINO AND MANEPACTERING Coamixv.—The half-yearly statement of this company, which carries on its business at Globe Mills, shows a balance profit on the trade account of £ll4, but the net adverse balance on the profit and loss account is £45 14s. 3d. The wages
December 18, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Irish Notes.

Irish Notes.

FINING FOR DEFECTIVE WORE. At the Summons Court, Belfast, on Friday, a cr.se was heard in which Eliza Reid, reeler, sued Northern Spinning and Weaving Company for t'ae balance of a week's wages, which she alleged seas due to her by the defendants. Mr. Carr ap. 'peared for the co
November 13, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
STOCKPORT.

STOCKPORT.

VERNON COTTON SPINNING COMPANY—TOE NEW Mil-L.—There was an excellent attendance at the eighteenth ordinary quarterly meeting of the shareholders of the Vernon Cotton Spinning Company (Limited) on Saturday afternoon. Mr. Joseph Twyford (chairman of directors) presided. The direct
November 13, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
OF DISTRICTS.

OF DISTRICTS.

The supporters of the Labour Candidate for Blackburn, Mr. J. N. Bootbman, prefer to work rather than talk to secure their object, and few meetings for speechifying are being held by them. An exception was made on Tuesday evening, when a meeting of the chairman and vice-chairman
November 13, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
TEM CQTZUZTiccu

TEM CQTZUZTiccu

CQTZUZT iccu that there was no need, and he did not intend to touch the Established Church.—(Applause.) He wee sure that he would obtain a good many Tory votes. He could assure them that in regard to clauses 8, 14, and 15 of the manifesto he was sincerely at one with Mr. Boothman
November 13, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
MR. CRUMBLEHOLME.

MR. CRUMBLEHOLME.

To the Editor of the Cotton Factory Times. _ _ Sir,-1 have seen in your issue of the 6th inst. a letter signed "W. Crumbleholme," defending his position as an employer of labour, and also his retirement as a candidate for the Town Council for West Ward. I VMS one of the deputati
November 13, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
FOREIGN' 7.'I,ADM NOTES. YOKOHAMA.

FOREIGN' 7.'I,ADM NOTES. YOKOHAMA.

The mail advices from Yokohama, dated Octobei 3rd, repnrt a large business in shirtings, for which prices had slightly improved. About 20,000 piece 91b. and 3,500 pieces Bflb. had been sold, in addition to 1,000 pieces T cloths, 2,000 pieces silesians, 2,001 pieces taffachelas,
November 13, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Chap* from the istory of the Cotton Trado.-1660.

Chap* from the istory of the Cotton Trado.-1660.

There were in Great Britain in 1860 some 2,650 cotton factories, worked by a population of about 440,000 persons, whose wages amounted to £11,500,000 a year. Of these workers 90 per cent were adults, and 56 per cent were females. A. power, equal to that of 300,000 horses, of whi
November 13, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Law Cases.

Law Cases.

A MILL MANAGER ASSAULTING A WOMAN. At a special sitting of the Blackburn County Court, on Thursday week, an action was brought by a weaver, named Alice Dugdale, and her husband, against Robert Illingworth, manager of Bradley's Mill, Oswaldtwistle, to recover £l2 7s. for damages
August 7, 1885 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England