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Petone Woollen Mills.

FAILURE OF THE ARBITRATION.

(PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.) .■ :> v (■•-•' ■, a (? v / !/ .. ! :-'i- ~, ■: - - WeiAlNgton, May 19. When the members of the .Committee \ who were appointed "to arbitrate' 1 in the -•'- ---dispute; between the -Petone' Woollen Mill Company and their employees met to commence their labors to-day, it was discovered that, through some oversight, - the Trades and.Labor Council had bound itself, in the deed of submission, to prove - what it did not pretend to establish— . namely, that a Trades' union at the mill was formed in December laat/oiriiVthat ;.". it waws in consequence of their, connection ; with that particular Union that the | operatives weredischarged. "'*: ' -? d !' Mr D. P. Fisher, representing the Trades and Labor Council, admitted that he could not prove the complete formation '■'.-. of the Union in December, and the mem- ' bers of the" Committee "were unanimous that the, whole'arbitration hinged upon' that question, , Mr F,iaherL therefore withdrew from the arbitration, and/atfthe representative of the Company Had not ; authority to agree to unconditional" arbitration thbmeetingbroke'up'

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Petone Woollen Mills., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2434, 20 May 1890

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Petone Woollen Mills. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2434, 20 May 1890

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