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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY.

Greymouth,; August 15, A public meeting called to-night by a private citizen, Mr W. C. Smyth, to consider the Branner difficulty, resulted m the largest meeting ever seen m the Town Hall. Messrs Andrew, McLeary, and Robertson, Branner miners, addressed the meeting at great length on the origin and history of the difficulty and were *snitfjusiastically received by the meeting, who gave every mark of sympathy with the Btend they had taken. The following resolutions were passed unanimously ;— ■"fhat (this meeting wishes to draw the attention ,of Government to the present lock-out at Brunner, which is paralysing the whole district and if allowed to continue may close the mines permanently, resulting m immense loss to $hp district and the colony at large by the Joss of •population, rapidly leaving, tfre loss* of traffic on one of the best paying .Urn* *n the colony, and losses on the royalty j»xd liarbor dues f " That the men locked oat have signified their intention of making a reduction m their wages if the Government meet Lhem by reducing the haulage and royalty;" "That m the opinion of this meeting it.would be injurious to the district to close the WnUwnd mine, as it commands a large fie)d of uotrl which could be profitably worked." Tiiio resolutions are to be telegraphed to the Pmraier m the morning.

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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2493, 16 August 1890

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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2493, 16 August 1890

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