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DOCTOR'S STRIKE.

A NEWCASTLE DIFFICULTY.

SUGGESTED IMPORTATION

(Per Press Association—Copyright).

SYDNEY, February 6

A deputation from, thq mining community in the Newcastle district demanded that the Hon. J. H. Cann should import at least 25 doctor's from abroad in order to break down the strike of members of the^ British Medical Association.

The deputationists said that they considered it was the duty of the Government to unravel the.difficulty, and that the British Medical Association should be asked to show cause for its increased demands. The people the deputation represented did not want a further conference.

Mr Cann said he was afraid that i was too big an undertaking for the Government to supply every township with a. doctor. English doctors also were members of the' Association. He urged that a further conference shoiild be held The Government would do whatever was possible to bring about a meeting honourable to both parties.

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DOCTOR'S STRIKE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914

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DOCTOR'S STRIKE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914

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