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ownership,

n the legal right of possession.
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In tiny Switzerland there has been government ownership from the first, but with less detriment to the business than elsewhere.
It is one of the oddest vagaries of public ownership that there is now in Tokio a WAITING LIST of eight thousand citizens, who are offering to pay for telephones and cannot get them.
Exposed to a mutable ownership through vicissitudes of
They advocated government ownership of such trusts as the railroads and telegraphs, and excessive income taxes, graduated with ferocity, to destroy large accumulations.
Elizabeth Willard had a dread of being seen by guests in the hotel that had once belonged to her father and the ownership of which still stood re- corded in her name in the county courthouse.
DOUGLASS has frankly disclosed the place of his birth, the names of those who claimed ownership in his body and soul, and the names also of those who committed the crimes which he has alleged against them.
With the latter in his possession, the ransom which might be obtained for the captive would form no great inducement to her relinquishment in the face of the pleasures of sole ownership of her.
I didn't see how sweeping and scrubbing a building was any preparation for the trade of electrician; but I did know that in the books all the boys started with the most menial tasks and by making good ultimately won to the ownership of the whole concern.
If an earth were overlooked, it meant some dispute as to the ownership of the land, and then and there the Hunt checked and settled it in this wise: The Governor and the Inspector side by side, but the latter half a horse's length to the rear; both bare-shouldered claimants well in front; the villagers half-mooned behind them, and Farag with the pack, who quite understood the performance, sitting down on the left.
To cast doubt on the ownership of land means, in Ethiopia, the letting in of waters, and the getting out of troops.
The results are as predicted and highly significant: the bigger a company, the greater the probability of government and dispersed ownership and the smaller the probability of personal and cooperative ownership.
The payoff: Studies show that companies with significant employee ownership - including General Mills, SAIC, and Southwest Airlines - outperform both their industry peers and the broad-based stock indices.