MAXIMUM PRICE TO BE FIXED.
LONDON, March 9
At a, meeting of housewives at Toynbee Hall, Mrs Will Thome said that the purchasing power of the soyereign since 1895 had been reduced to 16s 3d.
A resolution was carried that the Union should obtain a, fixed maximum price for the necessaries of life,; and a minimum wage for,', 1 ' workers; It is intended to appoint buying agents for the Housewives-Union. ' 11; is believed that the bravest, shopwill'riot dare to raise, the price when"all customers are organised, and it is considered that the working women's interests will thus, cont'^l'-the,
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HOUSEWIVES' UNION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914
HOUSEWIVES' UNION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914
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