Astor, or the stockholders
, with orders to continue.
When I say 'you,' I mean the superintendent and the officials that you and the other stockholders
pay to manage the mills for you.
Adam Ladd 's one of the stockholders
, and everything is a success he takes holt of.
He had played an exciting hand and won, beating the steamship companies down into the dust and mercilessly robbing the stockholders
by perfectly legal methods before he let go.
Being, moreover, a director of the railroad corporation and one of its largest stockholders
, he had it in his power to give me all desirable information respecting that praiseworthy enterprise.
Inquiries are now being made at the offices, but I fear that the complete register of the stockholders
of these South American concerns is in South America, and that some weeks must elapse before we can trace the shares.
So to speak, I was become a stockholder
in a corporation where nine hun- dred and ninety-four of the members furnished all the money and did all the work, and the other six elected themselves a permanent board of direction and took all the dividends.
Higginbotham was as well known at Parker's Falls as any citizen of the place, being part owner of the slitting mill, and a considerable stockholder
in the cotton factories.
Unhappily no man exists who has not in his own person become to some amount a stockholder
in the sin, and so made himself liable to a share in the expiation.
Indeed, Martin himself was somewhat of a banker, for he was a stockholder
and director of the First State Bank, where he was looked up to as a shrewd man who was too big even for the operation of his magnificent farm.
It was Scully who was to blame for the unpaved street in which Jurgis's child had been drowned; it was Scully who had put into office the magistrate who had first sent Jurgis to jail; it was Scully who was principal stockholder
in the company which had sold him the ramshackle tenement, and then robbed him of it.
In that fund the State, according to Rabourdin, became a stockholder
, just as it persisted in being a land-holder and a manufacturer.