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»■ : . ■ [PBB PBBBB .ASSOCIATION ] Wbimnoton, JVnniry 9. The question of the employment of boy labor is again raining trouble m the boot trade. About seventeen finishers with' drew to-day from Messrs R. Hannah and Co.'s factory m consequence of a difference of opinion with the principal of the firm, as to the construction of the statement of agreement arrived at m settlement of the strike which occurred Bomo twenty moDths ago. The benohmen are still at work, bat are this afternoon preparing to leave as soon as they finlih jobs m hand. The men assert that on the agreement of 1887 Mr Hannah promtied to reduce the number of apprentice* to the proportion of one to four benchmen, whereas since the new year lie has taken on several boy», and there are now m the establishment thirteen boys to twenty' teven journeymen. • : :

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ANOTHER DIFFICULTY IN THE BOOT TRADE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2033, 10 January 1889

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ANOTHER DIFFICULTY IN THE BOOT TRADE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2033, 10 January 1889

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