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  • Contents Page 02

    Page 1
    J.S. at the " Royal "
    Page 8
    J.S. Jobs
    Page 9
    The Islingtons
    Page 18
    Contact Clerks
    Page 20
    East Harling Cricketers
    Page 22
    Making Vinegar
    Page 28
    Darts Finals
    Page 32
    Cesar Ritz
    Page 38
    Veterans' Outing

  • J.S. at the "Royal" 03

    THIS year it was the turn of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Society to be host to the Royal Agricultural Society of England and because of the firm's long association with Norfolk we took a stand at Costessey. This is the...

  • Mr. James Sainsbury 03

    Mr. James Sainsbury Elected New Chairman of the London Provision Exchange Mr. James Sainsbury. On July 17th Mr. James Sainsbury was elected Chairman of the London Provision Exchange. He has, for the past year, served...

  • J.S. Jobs 10

    Number 6. New Series MR. BRUTY is probably one of the best-known of all regular visitors to J.S. branches. He joined the firm in 1923 and ever since then he has been looking after the slicing machines we use for cutting...

  • The Islingtons 11

    ROUND THE BRANCHES 43 48 76 IN LONDON'S ONE-TIME DAIRY CHAPEL STREET, as Chapel Market used to be called, was almost certainly named after St. James's Pentonville, a church in Pentonville Road which started life as a...

  • Meet Your Contact Clerks 20

    A J. S. Journal Feature to help you know to whom you are talking when you make a call to the Sales Office The A group of J.S. self-service branches have for contact clerk, Charles Putt (on the left in our picture). Mr. Putt...

  • East Harling Cricketers at Dulwich 22

    On July 7th, a day of perfect weather, East Harling cricketers paid a visit to Dulwich and met a Club XI there. The visitors made 136 to which the Club XI replied with 139 for 7 wickets. Our pictures show spectators,...

  • Making Vinegar 24

    Every week thousands of bottles of vinegar are sold at J.S. branches. Our pictorial feature describes in simple outline the many steps in producing malt vinegar. Making vinegar is one of those very old processes whose...

  • Darts Finals 30

    At the Robin Hood in Potters Bar, on Thursday, July 4th, some hundred and forty players and spectators turned up to see the finals of the Hedges Individual Trophy, the Snow Area Cup and the presentation of the Snow Cup. They ...

  • Cesar Ritz 34

    f r om peasant boy to f r i e n d of princes Demolition of the Carlton Hotel on the corner of Haymarket and Pall Mall removes from London a landmark associated with Cesar Ritz, the astonishing genius, who was responsible for...

  • J.S. Veterans spend a day of sunshine at Bognor 40

    On June 25th, six coaches packed with J.S. veterans left Blackfriars for Bognor. Seeing them off in the morning were Mr. F. W. Salisbury (left hand picture) and Mr. J. D. Sainsbury (right hand picture). The day was...

  • The City's New Theatre 44

    Five minutes from Stamford Street AT Puddledock, just across Black- friars Bridge and a couple of hundred yards east, work has begun on the building of the first theatre to be built as such in the City of London. The...

  • Movements and Promotions 45

    Movements and Promotions
    We are very pleased to record the following promotions :
    H. G. Crook from Somers Town to 98 Queen's
    W. B. Mansfield to Spare List
    J. H. Copeland from North...

  • Brides and Grooms 46

    Brides and Grooms
    Above : Mr. K. Mann and Miss P. J.
    Wilson of 6 Norwich, married on
    June 8th, 1957.
    Top right : Mr. J. L. Mepham and Miss
    J. W. Lander, both of Amersham,
    married on June 8th, 1957.
    Lower right : Mr. L....

  • Congratulations and best wishes to 47

    Congratulations and best wishes to
    Mrs. E. Binns, of the Biscuit Department, who has just
    completed 25 years' service with J.S. She first joined the
    Firm in 1929 as a Grocery Packer and apart from two
    periods during the war,...

  • Marriages 47

    Very best wishes for their future happiness to :—
    Mr. I. Hanson of Greenford and Miss A. J. Tyler of Hayes, who were
    married on June 29th, 1957.
    Mr. J. W. Fulcher of East Finchley...

  • Unbeaten! 47

    Unbeaten !
    Norwich sends us this
    photograph of their ladies'
    netball team which at the
    moment has an unbroken
    record of victories. They
    are : Back—Miss E. Lark.
    Middle row—Miss G.
    Howes, Miss M. Elford and
    Mrs. S....

  • Congratulations 48

    Congratulations to the following successful candidates in the examinations
    held by the Institute of Certificated Grocers.
    P. N. Sargent, Sales Office, winner of the "Chivers Cambridge" Prize...

  • Rescue 48

    rf"^k ^ At one o'clock during
    the lunch break on
    Thursday,July'4th, 1957,
    two Senior Trainee
    B u t c h e r s , Thomas
    Walker of Southampton
    branch (centre) and
    Brian Plunkett of Colchester
    branch (left)

  • News of J.S. Staff on National Service 49

    News of J.S. Staff on National Service
    The Ju/fojr/H" notes are based on a few of the Idlers we have received from our
    \aiioual Servicemen :
    R. K I'INDLAY, Vo/kestone. Bury St. i-dmunds (R.A.F.). Has just returned
    from what he...

  • Nottingham at Blackpool for Whitsun 50

    at Blackpool
    for Whitsun
    Nottingham's outing on
    Whitsun week-end took
    them to Blackpool for a
    day or two by the sea.
    Photographed on the front are (above) Miss B.
    Warren, Mrs. B. Gough and a friend, Miss...

  • What is it ? Dept 50

    What is it ? Dept.
    The constructions on the left are
    the work of the ladies of High
    Barnet who worked so hard to
    provide for the darts players and
    dancers at the Snow and Hedges
    darts finals. They christened
    these delicious...

  • Down Memory Lane 51

    Our picture, which was sent in by Mr. L. Bull of the Garage, shows one of the Milnes-Daimler 5-ton vans circa 1912, of which a number were used by the firm between 1909 and 1913. The van had a 35 h.p., four cylinder o.h.v....

  • Remember the J.S. Journal Competition 51

    You can win £25 for an account of your holiday. The competition is open to all J.S. staff and entries, which should be between 1,200 and 1,800 words, must be in the editor's hands at Stamford House by October 31 st, 1957....

  • The J.B. Sainsbury Cup 52

    This magnificent solid silver cup, which was one of the trophies owned by Mr. John, has been presented to the Sainsbury Staff Association. In view of Mr. John's great love for his garden it has been decided to make it the...