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SKINS DECLARED "BLACK."

1 tannery employees idle, •sympathetic/ strikes PROMISED. (Received February 21, 9.55 a.m.) "* SYDNEY, February 21:. The Grand Council of the meat industry has declared, that the skins of cattle and sheep killed by roaster butchers'arc. "black,"-with the result that 300 tannery employees have been thrown idle. TM engine-drivers and firemen em)loyetl at freezing chambers, at a ;top-wbrk. meeting, decided to cease york if such, action is considered necessary in the interests of unionism. The cold storage employees have •esolved that if an attempt is made, to; landle frozen meat for distribution ihey, too, "will cease. Mr Estell claims that the men's Lcceptance of his proposals is tantaaount to making an offer to the master lutchers.

The employers absolutely deny that hey offered to compromise with the ion on Thursday, and firmly adhere i) their determination that if the men asume it must be at the old award ates. ■' V ■ . .■. ■ ■-.

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SKINS DECLARED "BLACK.", Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8800, 21 February 1914

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SKINS DECLARED "BLACK." Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8800, 21 February 1914

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