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The Unemployed at Dunedin. —Mr. Stewart, Dunedin, on Thursday, received the following telegram from the. Colonial Secretary :—“ The , acting Minister for Works, I am informed, has instructed Mr. Blair to intimate that work on the Jlindon section (Otago central railway) is open to men wanting employment; at rates by which ordinary men can earn 28s._per week if married, and 21a. if single, ders will be called for rationing that the Government shall be satisfied 1 hat’ there is a fair surplus for family and other uses. The tools are to be paid for by the men, 'but the cost will bo repaid on their leaving the work, if in good order, deducting a fair amount for the wear and tear. —(Signed) Thos, Dick.”

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 73, 13 March 1880

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