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Latest Telegrams.

i (Received September 23, 11.35 a.m.) Sydney, September 23. The conditions on which the steam owners are prepared to engage labor are published, and are as follows :—- Officers m first-class steamers to be paid, chief officers £15 per month, second £12, and third £10 ; m smaller steamers, chief officers £14 per month, second £11. Seamen and trimmers £7 per month, firemen £9, donkeymen £7 10s. Chief stewards m firstclass steamers £12 month per month ; m second-class £10. Second stewards from £0 to £7, others from £5 to £5 10s. In first-class steamers chief cook £12 per month, second cook £10 ; m other boats as before. Wharf laborers and all men to work where directed, also with such other men as ordered. Summer hours to be from 6 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. with an hour each for breakfast and dinner ; on Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Winter hours from 7.45 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., with an hour for dinner. On Saturdays from 7.45 p.m. te 1.15 p.m., or such others hours as may be arranged m summer and winter. Wages of casual hands, one shilling per hour between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., with addieional eightpence per hour overtime for any time worked over eight and a half hours—On Saturday night and holidays to be paid at the,rate of 2s per hour.

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Latest Telegrams., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2525, 23 September 1890

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Latest Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2525, 23 September 1890

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