THE BEGINNING OF TRADE UNIONS IN NOVA SCOTIA

Away back in the eighties of the last century, when Sir Charles, then Doctor, Tupper, was not only a prominent but a dominant figure in the political life of Nova Scotia, his opponents brought the railing accusation against him that he was the foremost of egotists because of his frequent use of the personal pronoun. I heard Tupper speak and had no sympathy with the railers, because I could not well see how the pronoun could be dispensed with without laying himself open to a charge of affectation.
Keywords: Coal, Mine, Mine Manager's Association, N.S., Nova Scotian, Springhill, unions, Mines, mining, Nova Scotia, Presidents, Trade, Underground
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