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MEAT SUPPLY FAILS.

AN ALLEGED COMBINE.

(Per Press .Association—Copyright.)

SYDNEY,. February 16,

The promised meat supply was not forthcoming to-day. No men arrived at Glebe Island abattoirs, claiming that they had not beeu regularly notified that there was work for them. The shops, consequently, were. closed. The supposed cold storage reserves are said to be; imaginary, having 1 been mostly sold to oversea purchasers .and -not being "'available for local consumption.

The union proposes to purchase cattle for slaughter,, open shops,. and retail meat to relieve the public-need.

Mr Furse alleges that the masters brought pressure to bear upon the men vwith' whom; the union made arrangements to slaughter at Glebe Island, one man being shopped after killing •: two leasts. It is thus' seen that the combine of masters is preventing the public from : getting meat. The'liien in ; their ,iffwti ranks are willing.,tp l slaugMel*> but i»e employers will.not let them, v

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MEAT SUPPLY FAILS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8796, 17 February 1914

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MEAT SUPPLY FAILS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8796, 17 February 1914

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