FIREMEN ON STRIKE.
EXTRA HAND WANTED
The Taviuni, which was to have sailed last night for Westport, was held up owing to hot having a full complement jof firemen. ■ . i When the vessel arrived from Bluff on Sunday the firemen gave the rei quisite 24 hours' notice, maintaining, 1 as they did at Wellington about a fortnight ago, that an extra stokehold hand was needed. The men wanted to work the ship with six firemen and.no trimmers, instead of three firemen and two. trimmers. ' The ,Union Company remained adamant, and after considerable difficulty got a crew together, and the vessel sailed this afternoon. -Owing to the delay of her departure the ■ vessel will proceed to Westport direct, cutting out Oamaru and Timaru.
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FIREMEN ON STRIKE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914
FIREMEN ON STRIKE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914
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