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A Debt of Honour

A Debt of Honour

There has been a fair in the North- Western District of the Appointments Department to Dr. Macnamara's suggestion that training should be provided in the business world for enservice men whose opportunities were destroyed by the war. but more than five timer the number of men al
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Whitworth Weavers

Whitworth Weavers

The quarterly meeting of the Association was held on Tuesday evening. The Chairman introduced the new scale of benefits and the present contributions paid, and mentioned that a large number were coming on to the scale every week. All those who have not made the eary contributio
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
LABOUR AND IRELAND THE HONOUR OF OUR PEOPLE COMPROMISED. Government Bitterly Denounced

LABOUR AND IRELAND THE HONOUR OF OUR PEOPLE COMPROMISED. Government Bitterly Denounced

The report of the Labour Commission to Ireland is a mast damaging impeachment of British rule in that country. Apart front a mass of details, the report states:— "We do not believe that the Government directly and definitely inspired 'reprisals' and violence. But it brought into
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
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December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
WHY BUY FOREIGN GOODS? BRITISH LACE THE BEST AND CHEAPEST. By W. Armitage [ACTING EDITOR Or TILE EIFORT

WHY BUY FOREIGN GOODS? BRITISH LACE THE BEST AND CHEAPEST. By W. Armitage [ACTING EDITOR Or TILE EIFORT

'the old idea that lace is a lusty article ha" few adherents nowadays. Before the appli.tion of machinery to its moduction it was beycnd the means of all but wealthy people. Ti,e processes involved in the making of lace by hand were to intricate, plow. and tersious that turn out
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
MACCLESFIELD.

MACCLESFIELD.

TO Di.—The District Coroner returned a verdict of "Death from natural causes," ors Tuesday. at the inquest held on Josiah Harrop. a 63 year old weaver who suddenly expired in the house of isis siAer in Parsonage-street, Macclesfield. It wae stated that he had been away from home
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
13a.,kets have been tremendously popular this Chritmas for presents, from the large one suitable for soiled linen to the tiny

13a.,kets have been tremendously popular this Chritmas for presents, from the large one suitable for soiled linen to the tiny

one to serve as is receptaclef or handkerchiefs. If you have a somewhat shabby basket which is yet quite sound you can make it quite a thing of beauty. You can either stain it, enamel it, or gild it, and then either tie it up with broad ribbon—or add a spray of silk fruit or flo
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Inspector Retires

Inspector Retires

SIR. J. T. BIRTWISTLE, OF BLACKBURN Mr J. T. Birtwistle, of Blackburn, Particulars Clause Inspector for'H.M. Government, under the Factory Acts, is retiring on pension early in January. Mr. Birtwistle has completed 36 years' service as a factory inspector, and is one of the best
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
Income and Expenditure of Insurance.

Income and Expenditure of Insurance.

Doctor Addison has vs en in round figures the contributions to health insurance in the year 1919. Contributions: Employers, £7,091,000; employed persona, £9,025,000; Exchequer grants, £7,230,000. For the same year there was paid away: Doctors, £5,743,000; sanatorium benefit, £91
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England
 
BURNLEY WEAVERS. Statement Regarding Benefits.

BURNLEY WEAVERS. Statement Regarding Benefits.

So many stoppages of are being attributed to repairs to machinery, and these are costing the Burnley Weavers' Association such large amounts that steps are to be taken to question doubtful claims. The average weekly pay for breakdowns in the four years 1916, 1917, 1918, and 1919
December 31, 1920 - Cotton Factory Times - Manchester, Lancashire, England