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Fair-Trade (Newspaper) - July 11, 1890, London, Middlesex Registered A Home Trade Vol. 248. July 11, 1890. Price One made with boiling C OC OA made with boiling CRAMER'S PIANOFORTES AND Fisher's English-made Lever Watches Regent Street and Moorgate Street Inventions awarded for good quality and moderate cramer's hire Grand and Cottage new and by and for cash or hereby appoint yon our so OF FINEST Moderate Stock In the J. B. Cramer & Moorgate iB ole agents for the City of S. & P. Erard & J. B. CRAMER 8c 40 to 46, Moorgate J. Waten 228, HIGH THE DIFFICULTY It must be something very exceptional on the part of either policeman or postman to induce the general public to withdraw the kindly feeling each The average Londoner especially is daily so indebted to both for but he regards them as personal Whilst holiday festivities are a if the Christmas Box be given more cheerfully some than to the postmen and policemen have Therefore it would indeed to forfeit this goodwill as a do we believe that either The disturbances of the arise probably from friction of an avoidable character and not from any real The ill-advised conduct of some in directing the National Anthem to be sung at a given was in itself sufficient to arouse A Briton does not choose to have his loyalty at the command his official and if the authorities at the Post Office had desired the men not Save the V Queen during office not have chosen means of securing their The was a blunder in the first aggravated afterwards by the foolish attempt of permanent officials to force a public recantation from the general body of the postmen have every reason to enjoy the sympathies of the if their action be wise and and is not dictated by professional agitators from This indeed is the block over which those inclined to both in the Post service and the Police are likely to and especially the have grounds for seeking Comparative small pay and admittedly long are standing and few would argue as far as the postmen are they have not some reason to complain that so large a profit should be made for the department whilst their pay is so slight and their work so The police even have a strong when a man with a family can only earn 23s. a week he lives on his wage from so responsible an The fact that either is unskilled and that clothing is also scarcely seems sufficient when the services ALL VERY WELL are plenty ready to ' take 1'i.aces. and often danger are taken into But it is quite possible to and to destroy if the means taken to bring remedy are too drastic and And but for the firmness of Sir Edward Bradford in checking the first signs of this might have proved the case among the police if the postmen are unwise enough to irritate the public by acting too they also will forfeit the hold they have on the affections of the average It is this fear belief that the men are but the tools of outside which lies at the root of much of the official opposition to their Mr. Goschen struck the of the bureaucratic mind the other evening when he reverted to this in his address to his Leaders and those in office no more like dictation than men care to be told to sing the Anthem when Royalty presses the nature is every whit as strong in high places - as low with tlie of being able to make itself felt even more For the men do not play with The dependence of the metropolis on the police for and on the for daily correspondence is undoubtedly but it is not difficult to be The labour in its we have is unskilled of which there is a plethora going The Postmaster - General and the Chief Commissioner of Police have but to hold up their fingers the of every postman or man in London could be filled within a at first with men as well able to do the but certainly with men intelligent enough to quickly learn the It is this element that makes any attempted strike so innately The following miserable but true picture of some of the present conditions of British native industry is given on p. 3S9 of this month's Temple than loss of work from illness or old age is its loss to the still bodied man from economic changes which may have brought gain to the but of a have pressed hard on the In the country there were once so many little industries which could be pursued at employing thus - the hands of those who were unfit for field Now there are
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