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m I I if ^ ^ J foregoing * Longman fairl . . We represents were not the present object . , but and we scop learn e of with the regret N " ew Rule that a the as proposed scheme was by I ved ' by the meeting VVViJ and >^ . has j > . ^ -w therefore * fallen to the VAJLV ground V « AA . With all respect to those
^ I I hastily ^ iati — tlem rtfilTftfl at . ^ least Surely . UY who VAM hav ^ - > a broug X e scheme been ht ) , about carried , which •«• . to « this over seems <»»> result for . w to « . v ^ the » , have X * we A . ^ consideration W ^* been venture N ^ A « . W ^_ drawn r to think up of a with V % Select . . they so »» A much WAX Committee have CVJLJ . care acted XVOI'uVV . and somewhat To W ability WKLKVria us it ,
I I to mewhat ^ s like stagnant a scheme in calculated its operations g . ive Old life members and vigour are rapidl to an y institution dying off , and rolling new in members wealth but do I longer tot come the forward result to wiD supp be ly that their the places expenditure . If this s will tate of necessaril things continues y fall very for far only Bhort a few of years the
I derived fro m the enormous ital invested . Can it be that the sent members are I I tha looking in ^ t iue then forward the income to th will at h be appy allowed time cap when to accumulate there shall for no their longer personal be sufficient benefit pre , claiman whether ts , they and aid not 1 If notwhat other motivthere be for accumulatinincome ?
I reqoire or , possible e can g I difficulty At presen in t of making institution course we both are ends Oriorin aware meet that ; but income these does may not be accumulate regarded — as indeed about the the worst directors possible have
I I tim * , w es a the for fnr the the funds Institution which belong . , origin to al al them meniDers members ; but nav hav as these e e become become die old oia off , and ana things infirm lnnrm must , , and ana change naturally nat , ural if no lv come come new I I Wood upon is brought inand none seems now to be forthcoming . Mr . Longman ' s schemeit will be I
I seen does not touch , vested interests at all , beyond at some future time employing unemp , loyed income , in a way directly to stimulate and encourage thrift . It seems to us a great pity that
¦ I a scheme which has so much of vitality and wholesome * go' in it should have been suffered to I collapse without the thorough sifting which a be capable Committee might have given to self it .
¦ I Mr . Longman ' s scheme seems to us to "a direct encouragement to thrift and -help , i ¦ I The Provident Institutionon the other handin the present aspect of itseems as directly to :
¦ I eaeourage sloth and improvidence , . An amalgam , ation of the two schemes , would have given ¦ I li / e to bothat least so it seems to us . It has been suggested that under this Scheme ! B any i
¦ II I be one stated may subscribe that , the subscri any large ptions amount are expressl he pleases limited , and so to monopolise 12 s . a month the —thus incom in e ; fact but a it savings should i I
I bonk would be formed for every individual y member under exceptionally satisfactory , , circum- I
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¦I Mr. Leslie Stephen Announces That He ...
¦ I Mr . Leslie Stephen announces that he has undertaken to prepare a memoir of Mr . Henry
¦ ¦ I I of Favcett materials , by d for esire the of biography Mrs . Fawcett will communicate and the famil with y , and him will at be 22 obli Hyd ged e Park if any Gate one in S . W osses . sion II Mr . Justin Huntley M'CarthyM . P . it is authoritatively statedis the author of the s
, , , political The Derb play ll c Mercury aed * Th h aving Candidat chang e , e ' d prod hands uced , Mr by . W Mr . Daven Charl es W t Ad yndh ams will sh the ortl Criterion y relinqui sh '
the editorship of that paper , which he has conducted since 1882 . The Oxford correspondent of the Banner writes : ' The expected Sdltion de Iwxeof Boswell's HI Jobwon will not this month from the Oxford Press as was hoped . The 14 th is the I
I centenary of the death appear of the humble-minded Christianthe tender-hearted despotthe love-II able tyrannical sage , whose-name will always be a household , word with Englishmen , , while
I Boswell finds readers . There is a little book re-published at Lichneld , and by Masters of I Londonwhich contains much that is not in the Lifebut which shows the inner heart of the
H . »__ n better l _ Ji , perhap » s than «* anything ¦ m in Boswell T * 11 . No " ^ . T" one , probably 1 ^* has 1 read these it "Prayers " ^ " * and ^' _ I and Meditations <~> n « vtviia of VI . KJC Samuel tlllU & l Johnson * J ^ 7 i , M . lXO \ JAM . " unmoved U 1 IUIUT V ^ V . .. They JL > 1 V T contain VV / 11 VW > 1 I much Jt »* -V * V ^»» th VUUV at is A » J exceeding UAVVVViillgl ly I affecting «*** ^/ ^^ 1 / 1 1 A fe , f
I I for the some Dead things ; though of great Johnson interest always . Perh interceded aps they are for best his wife known and as other a locus departed clasxicus friends for Prayer with the
I much library reservation to of be Pembrok desired "if e that it College were the , Oxford lawful Oxford . " Press , J The ohnson would originals ' s print old college of the these Dean . ' very The of pathetic Chichester same writer pages 's Index says are : in of 'It 4 the he is I
almost F I at h ers unparalleled , one of the utility most . important It is no work secret __ s ever that produced Mr . Burgon _ by an has Eng - not lish — - yet _ divine produced _ , and his opus BL of magnu m WV though lA it JLU mi JAIiCLAlU ght hav 1 LCV e been Xi supposed V / i 7 that UAlt his AlAU deep l AUUfA earn AAAAAfiL ihad AAMf Vl borne 1 its M . VK * full <»« a « fruit # /
• r , VAILVU ^ V V PU ^ V ^ V > ^ FF VU > « U VtVVp ng MVA * V a ^^ ^ w *«* entitled Mr . G « . The R . Doll Sims ' s will Secret contribute . to the Weekly Dispatch of December 21 a Christmas story ^ B _ _ _ _ _ . _ ^_ dte ^ a rik ^ MA A * A G ^ M *
and An Kvoen account Races of journeys ith full in popular Lapland exposition in 1882 83 of , an the d a Aurora descript Borealis ion of the or Northern interesting Li Lapp hts
and wluch about will 150 be of illustrations special , wa interest diagrams and value & to students hich of electricity number , of accompanied the Aurora b Borealis y a g map ,
Den J * l b mark y the . author . The work , will appear , c , among simultaneousl ware y in a France , Germany , Sweden , and ,
^ v Messrs Dr . Taylor . J . S . Virtue author & of Co the . have 4 History in tho of Scotland press the . ' ' Historic Fainilies of Scotland , ' by the >
w > be At Mrs WlVa issued the . Pratt T > by AA , wife Mr , f . David of the •! Doug United WT " 1 las "I State rN , Edinburg I s Consul /^« h , entitled at Cork / ~ 1 1 _ , , ' has 1 . An in Irish * -- the 1 . 1— „ Garland presa _ ,.,-.- a . volume _ ' , ^ 1 ...- ^> „ of ^ . ^ poems - »^ . ^ . ^^^ v ^« . o »
w ., Robert las Farran t Meeting of the in the Directors chairthe of the amount Booksellers of £ 120 ' Provident 8 swas granted Institution in on relief the to 20 65 th I I
numbers and widows , Esq of members ., . , . . II
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Publishers’ Circular (1880-1890), Dec. 6, 1884, page 1285, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/pc/issues/tec_06121884/page/45/