Sociological Work of the New Jersey Zinc Company

Florence Hughes
1914 Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry  
333 raw material (because of private monopolization) or both. years ago, there was only a small group of farms. The next The proposed system of equalizing the tax on used or unused seven or eight years saw the growth of the town to two thousand resources will make access t o larger tracts much easier and the inhabitants, and in 1907 i t had many attractive homes, a park, elimination of taxes on equipment and destruction of monopoly electric lights, a modern sewage system, bank, hospital, and
more » ... k, hospital, and will augment available capital. The first step then toward several churches. These improvements were provided by the conservation is that of industrial freedom. Zinc Company in view of the future, and anticipating the time Since this paper is little more than an outline, a summary when the town would become a borough. With so much that is hardly needed. We desire in closing merely to emphasize was outwardly attractive a t this time ( 1 9 0 7 ) there was practically the tremendous importance of developing our timber and water nothing being done to meet the needs of the physical, mental power possibilities in order to save our fuel, to ask acceptance and moral welfare of the people. The population of the town of the proposed plan only in so far as i t is in harmony with eco-was made up of Pennsylvania Germans, Hungarians and Slavs, nomic law, and to suggest that legislative action relative to the nation's resources should not be artificial, for says the great philosopher and slave, Epictetus, "except in conformity with nature there is no progress." There has been no stage in the growth of the world that has not brought to mankind its problems. To those of us who are here tonight there is probably no more vital problem than the
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