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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY.

Grbymouth, August 21. 'The loss in wages since the Brunnerton lock-out is £700. The loss to the Railways is also considerable. Thero is no sign of a settlement, though it is reported tlfe Company have written to the Miners' Association, asking them to go to work at 20 per cent reduction pending the appointment of a Royal Commission. A .number of grocers have shut up, and ot.hers are following suit. The fires at the .Brunner mine will soon stop for want of coal. All coal rubbish lying about the Coalpitheath and Wallsend mines is being carted to the Brunner mine to keep the boilers going. It is expected the Railway Department will run only three trains per day shortly. It is reported that there is only about fourteen days' coal for the engines. The miners seem to think the Company will raise the price of coal, so as to be able to work the 1 mines without loss.

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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2498, 22 August 1890

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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2498, 22 August 1890

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