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We 're off again
The Section Sales Competition
Are You Creative?
Were You There?
Mr. John's Diary
We're off again
WE are very pleased indeed to be able to announce after a long and regrettable lapse the first of a new series of J.S. Journals, and we hope readers will welcome Number 1 of Volume 2. In order to spread the Editorial load ...
The Section Sales Competition
SHORTLY before Christmas the Directors entertained the Staff and friends of Mr. Lamb's old section at Kennard's of Croydon. The occasion was to celebrate the Section's success in the first Sales Competition, and celebrate was no...
Staff Association - Nostalgia
SINCE our last feature appeared in this journal a whole year has slipped by, a year brimful of activity on the part of the groups and sections which constitute the association. In this period a new group was born following...
Are you creative?
THAT a man should be able to admire skilled craftsmanship is a fine thing. It shows that he has a sense of appreciation. It is a capacity which probably most people enjoy to a greater or lesser extent and it is to this that...
Were You There ?
Sports Meeting, Duiwich, Whit Monday, 1948. Three miles. Some of the exhibits 1st Handicraft Show " Saloon Bar' produced by the Dramatic Group.
Mr. John re-visits old Friends
Mr. John, who has just celebrated his 78th birthday, has recently arrived in Australia having made the outward journey on the maiden voyage of the Orcades, which as you may know, broke the record for the voyage. Since landing...
Mr. John's Diary
For many years, many people have pressed Mr. John to record some of his memories of the early days of the business. He has at last found time to write us an article. We are pleased and proud to present the first instalment. I...
Christmas is probably not much more than a memory now, but one incident which very much impressed us is, in our opinion, well worth recording. A large envelope was left at the Office at 50 Goodmayes branch, and it was found to...
SO this is where I will really learn how to do it ! For two weeks I have been champing at the bit to get down to this job I have always wanted to do since the day Father let me sell the surplus produce from his allotment. ...
Branch Senior Trainees BY this time branch staff will have seen some of the advertising which is part of the recruitment campaign for this new type of Trainee and I have been asked to tell them something about the scheme....
Kitchen Counsel - The Woman's Page
with pleasure you no doubt will guess, I take up my pen to express Appreciation that we own, A corner which is ours alone. For no mere male I know, would deign To scan the thoughts of female brain, T'would be beneath his...
Ideas from other Shores
TO many of us, the American housewife is a source of envy ; we picture her well-stocked larder and can imagine her sumptuous market stalls, while perhaps, a little unfairly, overlooking her difficulties. Prices are high, and ...
You may be searching for new fillings for sandwiches. Have you tried cheese and orange marmalade? However small the cheese ration, we can usually find a little to grate on the finest part of the grater. On an already spread...
The birth of a baby son to Princess Elizabeth a few months ago, and the joy that event brought to the whole nation, is in a smaller way reflected in every home that has experienced the advent of a child. Your child may not...
ACTORS and actresses may be divided into two classes those who eat in restaurants, and those who eat at home. The actor who eats at home is John Gielgud. Those who eat in restaurants may be divided into two classes those who...
The Dramatic Group present REBECCA by DAPHNE DU MAURIER Produced by Marjory Pearson at TOYNBEE HALL Commercial St., E.l. TUESDAY 12 APRIL at 7.30
Nine Men in a Boat
J. G. Dearlove, our Assistant Secretary, has written us this short article on the topic of the month, rowing. Mr. Dearlove, it may not be known, was selected to cox the Great Britain eight in the Olympic Games. Our photograph...
The Hastings Exhibition
I AM quite sure that when our Editor and I, with Mr. Alan's blessing, journeyed to Hastings last autumn neither of us had the slightest conception of what was to emerge finally from that visit. The Hastings and St. Leonards ...
About People you know
SINCE the J.S. Journal was last published there have been quite a number of retirements from the Firm's service and as we know many present employees would like to hear about older colleagues who are not actively engaged ...
WE also record with regret the deaths of a number of former employees both on the active and retired lists, and we know that all our readers will wish to be associated with us in extending our condolences. ACTIVE STAFF ...
The wise old Owl - Information Service
THERE are many things that arise in the course of our lives, matters which weigh heavily upon us, subjects which are often clarified by discussion, worries which seem to bear no solution, snags which cannot be overcome, and...
Do you take Care ?
IT is a well-known fact that people manage to get themselves into more trouble through negligence than for any other cause. Do you put your signature to documents without reading the contents ? If so, you may find yourself...