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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... gatherings. Co-operative visits have also been paid by English officials to Scotland. The Scottish women have joined hands with the English woven in vigorous protests against the sugar and bread taxes, and sent a warmly sympathetic letter to the English Free Trade Demonstration in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester. Madame Teecb (President of the Amsterdam Branch of the Dutch Guild). Attached to the Scottish Guild are nine Irish branches, which will, we hope, send some representatives this year to our Guild Congress. None who were present at the Co-operative Congress at Liverpool, in 1899, will forget the ovation given by the delegates to Madame Treub, who 116 Kindbed Guilds And Fobeign Intebcoubse. accompanied her husband, Professor Treub, one of the Dutch representatives from Amsterdam. Madame Treub spoke English, among many other languages, fluently. She threw herself with enthusiasm into learning every detail about the work and organisation of the English Guild, so as to be prepared to start a sister Guild in Holland. This she has done with marked success. Miss Mayo, who was paying a visit to Amsterdam, gave an account in the "Woman's Corner" of the second meeting, which was held in November, 1900. She wrote: -- "The little room first used at 'Ons Huis' was already too small for the number who wished to come, and as no other suitable place could be found, the Guild met in two detachments on two consecutive nights at Madame Treub's house, some thirty people coming in all. Two of the first 'jevrows' (women) to appear wore the national head-dress--a gold helmet, covered with lace, looped up over the forehead with gold buttons and long pendants. The others were dressed just as Guild members would be in England, and until they spoke might all...
The Women's Co-Operative Guild. 1883-1904
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