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THE WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS

WELLINGTON, February 25!

Last evening's conference of representatives, of shipowners and labour foremen and,stevedores was held to discuss certain private resolutions passed by the shipowners,, dealing with the control of wharf work and the question of preference There was an attendance of about 60 persons, and Mr R Fletcher, chairman of the Hospital Board, presided. After a lengthy discussion it was decided to recommend the secretary oi: the Wharf •Labourers'' Union to prepare a revised list of the men at present working on the wharves who •joined the Union prior to December 8. A motion dealing with a proposal to establish a permanent staff of wharf hands will come before the Harbour Board to-night.

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THE WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 26 February 1914

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THE WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 26 February 1914

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