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COAL COMMANDEERED.

(Received May 1, 11.45 a.m.)

MELBOURNE, May 1

Mr Watt announced that the Federal Government has decided to commandeer all coal in_ the Commonwealth. The decision was' arrived at owing to tlie action of the New South Wales Government enquiring into the industry and that a coal strike at tlie present time would paralyse the industries of all States but New South Wales. The Government's action .will ensure miners obtaining increased rates of pay. A regulation will be issued to-day.

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COAL COMMANDEERED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 1 May 1919

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COAL COMMANDEERED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 1 May 1919

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