|Title||The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|
Harlow said that he would move that it be held on the last Saturday in August; that it be for half a day, starting at one o'clock so that they could work up till twelve, which would mean that they would only have to lose one hour's pay: that they go to the same place as last year - the Queen Elizabeth. (Hear, hear.) That the same committee that acted last year - Crass and Bundy - be appointed to make all the arrangements and collect the subscriptions. (Applause.)
The tall man observed that this was what was called a compound resolution, and was proceeding to explain further when the chairman exclaimed that it did not matter a dam' what it was called - would anyone second it? The Semi-drunk said that he would - in order to get on with the business.
Bundy moved, and Sawkins seconded, as an amendment, that it should be a whole day.
The new hand moved to