|Title||The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|
as will be seen later on.
When the eventful day arrived, the hands, instead of working till one, were paid at twelve o'clock and rushed off home to have a wash and change.
The brakes were to start from the `Cricketers' at one, but it was arranged, for the convenience of those who lived at Windley, that they were to be picked up at the Cross Roads at one-thirty.
There were four brakes altogether - three large ones for the men and one small one for the accommodation of Mr Rushton and a few of his personal friends, Didlum, Grinder, Mr Toonarf, an architect and Mr Lettum, a house and estate Agent. One of the drivers was accompanied
by a friend who carried a long coachman's horn. This gentleman was not paid to come, but, being out of work, be thought that the men would be sure to stand him a few drinks and