Table of content
Here and there
Mr. R. J's. Message on the Good Fellowship Trust
Staff Association News
Let us be Gay
The Outing to Margate
Mr. Alan discusses
Dr. Pace on Vitamins
Here and There
WE are pleased to introduce the third number of the J.S. Journal. We have not been able to cut down the interval as yet for a- number of reasons not the least being the control of paper order which prohibits the use of more...
The Goodfellowship Trust - A Message From Mr. R. J.
THE Goodfellowship Trust was instituted in 1922 by Mr. J. J. and Mr. John. The origin of the Trust was the desire on the part of the then partners to ensure the continuation, in a practical form, of the personal solicitude...
Staff Association - Recent Outstanding Events
IN May, 1946, a nominated committee was appointed to prepare the Rules of the proposed Sainsbury Staff Association, to open up the Griffin Athletic Club again, and commence any new activities which might be' demanded by the...
THE Discussion Group held its first official meeting on May 22nd at Stamford House, when a good attendance of members heard a debate on "The Age of Chivalry is Dead". The Group members were very pleased to find that Mr. Alan...
Secoy Rifle Club
SINCE our last report in the Journal we have had great encouragement by the increase in visitors to the H.O. range. We have seen many new faces, and made, and we hope converted, many new friends. Some branches have been a...
THE Dramatic Group has now become a subscribing member of the British Drama League, and this, as will be seen, will be of considerable help and advantage to us. For instance, instead of buying sets of plays for readings, ...
AS most of you know, we of the Musical Society in Blackfriars have experienced our due share of the veritable pot-boiling of meetings recently called to regularise all activities under the rules of the S.S.A. and with the ...
The Cocoa Competition
OWING to the almost unbelievable number of suggestions which came in as a result of the announcement in Journal No. 2 the judges have not as yet come to a decision regarding the winning entry, but the result will be published...
THE booking of holidays in this country and on the Continent has been almost impossible for some weeks past unless one was prepared to go late in September. Nevertheless, there are still vacancies in the Continental tours ...
Let us be Gay
Coupons, Controls, Prices and Dockets Make a man's eyes jump out of their sockets Make a man long to be able to say, Like Alan P. Herbert, oh let us "BE GAY" And we can, with a little wit and ingenuity plus imagination, and...
A Recipe for Salad Cream
1 rounded tablespoonful sugar, 2 oz. cooking fat or margarine (or 2 tablespoonfuls any salad oil), 1 level dessertspoonful mustard, 1 heaped tablespoonful plain flour (or 1 rounded tablespoonful cornflour) 1 level...
Our Trip to Margate
Four happy " Sailors " from the Romford Branch M e s ^ 'jttdg J •' L tlae Lifeboat drill on ^ leaving Margate pier
Mr. Alan discusses - some of the changes since 1939
THE years since 1939 have shown progress in certain fields, but very regrettable (although unavoidable) departures from the established principles upon which the business was successfully built up. In a world of scarcity and...
A Christian Commando Meeting
At the invitation of employees of the firm, a Christian Commando meeting, taking the form of a " Brains Trust" was held in Wakefield House on Wednesday, April 23rd. Mr. G. W. Smith was Question Master and the team was made...
Dr. Pace on Vitamins
THE previous article dealt with one of the functions of the food we eat that of providing us with energy and warmth. But it was pointed out that the calorie value of a diet is not necessarily a reliable guide as to whether...
It is intended to use this column to bring to the notice of our readers popularlypriced books which we consider would have a general appeal but which, at the same time, have some literary value. If you have any problems about...
Practical Tests - Branch Staff Since April 1st, 1947, it has become possible to introduce practical tests of proficiency for male staff at the branches in accordance with the conditions printed in the Wages Booklet. In the ...
SINCE our last issue the following have been added to the list of those who have commenced their retirement and we should like to take this opportunity of conveying to them our best wishes for their continued Good Health and...
1. Now that the cricket season is with us again, this puzzling affair of bowling averages may be of interest. In a certain cricket club, the President offered a prize to the bowler who showed the best average (i.e. the lowest...
Answers to Quizzle Corner
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Solution to Prize Crossword No. 2
The solution to our Prize Crossword No. 2 is as above. The first all-correct entry to be opened was that submitted by L. E. Hope, of the Engineers' Dept., to whom the prize of one guinea has been sent.
Prize Crossword No. 5
A prize of ONE GUINEA will be awarded to the sender of the first correct solution opened after 21st Aug., 1947. To avoid spoiling the book this is printed on a separate sheet of paper. Just detach it and send it in to the...