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  • Contents Page 02

    Page 1
    Butter from Denmark
    Page 8
    The Lur Brand
    Page 10
    Darts Finals at Blackfriars
    Page 16
    Summer Holiday
    Page 17
    Food in Cans
    Page 20
    Canning History
    Page 23
    Fermented Figures
    Page 24
    On Top of the Town
    Page 27
    West Wickham...

  • Butter from Denmark 03

    R. G. P. Cox writes about the way butter is produced in Denmark and the methods used to maintain its quality THE import of butter into this country accounts for a yearly turnover of at least £120,000,000, and to quote...

  • The Lur Brand 10

    A short account of its origin and what it stands for Anyone who has handled Danish butter must have noticed the Lur brand stamped on the side of the package. This brand is the sign of official approval of quality given by...

  • Darts Finals at Blackfriars 12

    The Donors of the Gurr Cup and the Arcady Trophy. On the left is Mr. W. C. Gurr who presented the Gurr Cup in 1938-39 season when it was won for the first time by 87 Balham. It is the individual trophy. To the right, Mr. G....

  • Summer Holiday 18

    JUNE 18TH 1782 . . . I breakfasted, supped and slept again at Cole. Very violent Storm of Thunder and Lightning with heavy Rains about 10 o'clock this morning but 1 thank God no Damage was done by it at Cole, and 1 hope no...

  • Food in Cans 19

    B. T. Ramm summarises the findings of the Commonwealth Economic Committee. Who eat most canned foods ? What keeps tinned salmon short ? Why is canned milk consumption down ? Where do our canned meat supplies come from...

  • Canning History 22

    The canning industry was born out of the catering difficulties of Napoleon I's vast armies. He offered a prize for a practical method of preserving meat for the army. Nicholas Appert* won the prize with his heating and...

  • Fermented Figures 25

    13§ million men and 7^ million women drink beer and 5 million of the men are regulars. Between them they spent £555 million last year, £15 million less than the year before (but £20 million more was spent on wines and...

  • On Top of the Town 26

    on the roof at our new Kentish Town branch, building workers lay the slats which take the copper roof. Growing Apace At Kentish Town Road our new branch, which will be opened later this year, is growing steadily. The...

  • West Wickham branch after re-fitting 29

    Above Looking the length of the shop. In the photograph are, from L. to R., Mr. Juffs, Mrs. Reynolds, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Herbert, Mr. Ingram, Mr. Gray, Mr. Martin, Mr. Forsythe, Mr. Higgs (in office, Manager Mr. G. Ansell and...

  • Ballards Lane to be converted to Self-Service 32

    At Ballards Lane branch the usual "musical chairs" difficulties and temporary arrangements which accompany rebuilding and reorganisation, have been the order of the day since work started on the switch over to self-service. The...

  • Table Tennis Finals at Blackfriars 35

    Winners and Runners-up at the Table Tennis Finals. Standing, L. toR.: R. Gibson, runner-up Men's Singles, winner Men's Doubles; Mrs. Mann, runner-up Mixed Doubles; F. W. Platts, winner Mixed Doubles, runner-up Men's Doubles;...

  • The Wishing Well 41

    Stamford Players at Toynbee Hall Present.... Amos who besides being the local postman is a poet is seen, right, reading one of his poems to Ann Murray, a part played by Jeanette Johnson. Ann is an u n h a p p y war ...

  • The Tools for the Job 43

    A tool kit for the amateur decorator is something to be chosen carefully and to be looked after with even more care. Tools aren't cheap and good tools and enough of them can make a great deal of difference to both the speed at...

  • Retirement 46

    Mr. A. C. Davies of High Barnet branch retired on May 7th after
    35 years' service with the firm. He is seen here with Mrs. Davies
    and with Mr. R. A. Gillbert, who succeeds him as manager, after
    a presentation made...

  • Staff Movements and Promotions 46

    We are pleased to record the following promotions to Management:—
    W. J. Jeffries of Guildford to Walton
    The following transfers will be of interest to many members of the staff:—
    C. E. Kitchen from...

  • Congratulations 47

    CONGRATULATIONS and Best Wishes to :—
    Miss F. P. Fry, First Clerk of 67 Sutton, on completion of twenty-five years'

  • Marriages 47

    Very best wishes for their future happiness to :—
    Miss M. Messenger (21 Watford) and Mr. H. Brockhurst (222 Watford)
    Miss B. Harrington (Pinner) and Mr. I. Jamieson (Northwood).

  • Retirement 47

    MR. A. C. DA VIES who has managed High Barnet since 1941 retired on
    May 7th, 1955. He was engaged as an assistant at North Finchley in July,
    1920. He has served at Ballards Lane and at High Barnet from where he

  • Winners of the Mid-Week Football League 1954-55 47

    Winners of the Mid-Week Football League 1954-55.
    Back row, L. to R.: L. Self, S. Tokeley, F. Skirth (Secretary), A.
    Loveridge, D. Clarke, L. Carr. Front row: E. Tyrell, N. Martin,
    L. Gibbons, J. Midgley, J. Harvey. Missing from...

  • Midlands Get Together 48

    Midlands Get Together.
    Some hundred and eighty members of Midland branches got together
    for the first of the annual darts competitions for the Cup presented
    by Mr. Etherington and the Midland managers. Northampton were

  • News of J.S. Staff on National Service 48

    The following are extracts from some of the letters we have received from our men on
    National Service since our last publication :—
    R. SMITH, 357 Harrow. Hednesford (R.A.F.). Has...

  • Two Acts of Bravery 50

    Two Acts of Bravery
    Readers will, we are sure, join in praise for the bravery of Mr. K. Willis
    who works as an electrician's mate in the Maintenance Section of the Factory.
    He was attending a session at the Wakefield Rifle...

  • S.S.A. Summer Fete 51

    at DULWICH on AUGUST 1st Bank Holiday Monday 11.30 am to 11.30 pm Athletic Events Sideshows Rifle Range Tennis Finals