Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

FIREMEN ON STRIKE.

EXTRA HAND WANTED

DUNEDIN, February-10

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.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG19140211.2.8.2

Bibliographic details

FIREMEN ON STRIKE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

Word Count
124

FIREMEN ON STRIKE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

Working