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COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATIONS.
THE MONETARY REFORM ASSOCIATION
OF GLASGOW.
Object. — To secure a stable standard of value over
the largest possible area, especially between Great
Britain and all her Colonies and Dependencies.
President, Sir Wm. H. Houldsworth, Bart., M.P.,
of Coodham, Kilmarnock ; vice-presidents, Gilbert
Beith, Glasgow, James Cormack, Edinburgh and
Leith, Sir John Cowan, Bart., of Beeslack, Midlothian,
Alex. Cross, M.P., Glasgow, Rev. John Cullen, D. D.,
Leslie, Col. J. Dowden, London, Jas. A. Duncan, Glas-
gow, William Jacks, Glasgow, Sir Donald Mathe-
son, K.C.B., Glasgow, Prof. James Mavor, Toronto
University, Toronto, James E. M'Killop, Dunferm-
line, Michael B. Nairn, Kirkcaldy, Prof. J. Shields
Nicholson, M.A., D.Sc, Edinburgh University, A.
D. Provand, M.P., Glasgow, Thomas Reid, of Kil-
mardinny, Glasgow, Major C. H. Sanford, Beeslack,
Midlothian, Wm. Smart; M.A., LL.D., Professor of
Political Economy, Glasgow University, Professor
Robt. Wallace, Edinburgh University, Andrew R.
Young, Kirkcaldy Executive committee — chairman,
G. Handasyde Dick, Glasgow, and 18 members.
Corresponding members, A. T. Hunter, C.A., bon.
secy., East of Scotland Monetary Reform Association,
Edinburgh; Robert Livingston, Kirkcaldy, the Kirk-
caldy Monetary Reform Association; W. C. Good,
Aberdeen, Richard Lees, S.S.C., secy., South of
Scotland Chamber of Commerce, Galashiels ; D. W.
Beattie, secy., Chamber of Commerce, Leith. Hon.
secretary and treas., David Bruce, M.A., LL.B., 49
West George Street.
Annual subscription — ordinary members, £1 Is.;
associate members, 2s. 6d. Further information,
literature, and papers dealing with the question can
be obtained on application to the secretary at the
above address.
GLASGOW MASTER SLATERS' ASSOCIATION.
Secretary, E. Lawrie, 21 North St. Mungo Street.
The objects of this association are : to protect its
members in all matters of trade ; to promote unity
of purpose and good feeling between master and
men ; to arrange all questions whereby strikes might
arise ; and to arrange the price of material and
labour.
GLASGOW SHIPOWNERS' ASSOCIATION.
Established 1859.
A. C. Henderson, chairman; Provost Browne,
deputy - chairman ; Nath. Dunlop, Geo. Turnbull,
J. B. Murray, John Innes, James Lilburn, G. M.
Kerr,C. W. Cayzer,M.P., Robt Clark, Jas. D. Bonnar,
Sir James Bell, Bart., Leo. Gow, Geo. Smith,
directors; J. Muirhead, 30 Gordon Street, secretary.
CLYDE SAILING SHIP-OWNERS'
ASSOCIATION, LIMITED.
24 George Square.
Chan-man, James Lilburn, Esq. ; directors, H. J.
Watson, Esq., Patrick S. Dunn, Esq., R. J. Dunlop,
Esq., Charles Barrie, Esq., John Hardie, Esq., J. D.
Clink, Esq., A. P. Lyle, Esq., George Milne, Esq.,
Andrew Weir, Esq. ; secretary, Neilson Bird, Esq.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
7 West George Street.
Board of Directors for 1898. — Pres., John Gallo-
way ; vice-pres. and hon. treas., G. Handasyde Dick
secy, and depute treas., W. H. Hill, LL.D.; directors
holding office for one year, J. G. A. Baird, M.P.
Robert Crawford, W. A. Donaldson, Matthew Dunlop
James Finlayson, Robert Kedie, Robt. King, A. S!
Michie, David Murray, LL.D.; holding office for tw*: 1 ,
years, Alex. Cross, M.P., J. A. Duncan, W. D. Gillies )^
John Gumprecht, J. D. Hedderwick, John Inglis, Rij|» ;
Cowan M'Kinnon, Andrew Stewart, Alex. Wylie, M.P. I*
holding office for three years, Hugh Brown, T. Fit
Crawford, G. Handasyde Dick, J. H. Dickson;
Nathaniel Dunlop, Robert Laidlaw, J. 0. Mitchell i| i(
LL.D., J. T. Tullis, Thomas Watson; holding officii
for four years, Henry Brock, A. A. Cuthbert, Walte:
Duncan, Alexander A. Fergusson, John Galloways
John R. Kay, Ttomas M'Arly, Paul Rottenburg
John Ure, LL.D.
The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, incorporate*,
by royal charter in 1793, includes at present abou
1000 members, representing the principal merchants
manufacturers, and shippers in the city and neigh
bourhood, and is recognized as the principal mediun | f
of communication with the Government and Legisla i"
ture on all commercial matters. The executive powe j J
is lodged in a board of thirty-six directors, chosen a J f
the annual general meetings. The board meets fo | *
the discussion of mercantile questions once a month 1 l!
or more frequently if found necessary.
GLASGOW AND WEST OF SCOTLAND
GUARDIAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION
OF TRADE.
145 Queen Street, Glasgow.
Secretary, Alex. C. Rutherford.
GLASGOW CORN TRADE ASSOCIATION.
C. F. Crichton, chairman ; W. Arend, vice-chaii
man ; Andrew Brock, J. A. Dunlop, J. J. Mackaj
Wm. Dishington, James Aitken, J. S. Craig, Wii
Mac.'ay, John White, James Begg, Thomas Dowit
committee ; John M'Dougall, secretary and treasure!
60 Hope Street.
SCOTTISH SHIPPING INVESTORS PROTEC
TION ASSOCIATION.
Office, 26 Renfield street.
President, ex-Provost Wilson, 38 W. George st.
vice-presidents, Alexander Cross, M.P, 19 Hop
St ; William Campbell, 3 Alfred Terrace, Hillhead
law agents, Wilson, Caldwell & Tait, 79 West Reger
street ; secretary and auditor, James Wilson, C.A
26 Renfield street.
The objects of the Association are : —
(a) To reform existing abuses in the managemen
and to promote greater economy in the working <
shipping. (6) To give general and legal advice an
assistance to its Members, (c) To take cognizanc
of legislation affecting shipping.

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