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MASTER BUTCHERS AS KILLERS.

. VOLUNTEER HELPERS. (Received February 19, 10.15 a.m.) SYDNEY, February 19. To-day fresh meat will take the place j of frozen meat. The master butchers arranged to do j the killing themselves this morning, and the carting, distribution, and cutting-j up will be performed by volunteers, of whom an abundance offered their services. The Minister has promised the necesssiry protection, though no trouble is ■anticipated. • "There are 2500 sheep, and some 500

cattle available tb start on, and these will go a long way towards relieving the demands of the public. Future supplies of stock are assured. The Grand Council of the meat in- 1 dustry -also decided ' to continue handling all fro/en meat, in view of an early settlement. , . Meetings, of both sides to-day discuss the compromise optimistically, and it is predicted that normal conditions will-be'"restored by' Saturday.'

In the meantime, a roaring trade is being done in bacon, canned stuffs, and dairy produce.

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MASTER BUTCHERS AS KILLERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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MASTER BUTCHERS AS KILLERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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