This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...until 4 or 5 in the afternoon, but some of them like it; they look to having the day off, and they have the evening off after S o'clock at night. I believe some of our men would prefer to kee...
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routes than to go on a regular route. We have tried to arrange the duties in a simple way, it suits the men, it suits us, and I believe it is as good a system of arranging the men's duties as there is in the country. (Hear, hear.i The President said he was sure they had had a very interesting discussion and it was quite unnecessary for him to add anything to it. Mr. Hamilton-, in replying on the debate, said he was delighted to find such an interest taken in the paper He did not realise until lie began to write it what a difficult and complex question the subject was. It seemed to him as if he had been writing round about the subject and never got near to the heart of it. Hut the position was this, that when he was dealing with this matter a few months ago their men had been in the habit of practically working all their days continuously from the first car in the morning. That, of course, was a violation of the first principle of tramway undertakings, which was that they must have their car in the shed when it was not wanted and out when it was wanted. Well, they had to make a change. Speaker after speaker had said it was impossible to have part day cars and continuous duties. Thev were face to face with the necessity for a change. He had said over and over again in the paper that different conditions or different cities seemed to want different systems. He quite recognised there were many advantages to be got from allowing a man to go home to his meals; perhaps he got better prepared food and increased domestic felicity. (Laughter.) Hut the difficulty was to...