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AUSTRALIAN PRICES.

(Per Prees Association. —Copyright.) SYDNEY, May 5. From to-day the price of Northern Districts coal is increased by 2s 6d a ton, Southern Districts by 2s 6d per ton, and Western Districts by 2s 3d per ton, while the wages of miners, other than contract workers, are increased by 15 per cent., and adult wage for off-hand employees raised by per a^ EIJ3OURN^ May 5 ■

It is officially explained that existing coal contracts arc not concealed under the new regulations. They are merely suspended in order not to hamper the Government's administrative work.

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AUSTRALIAN PRICES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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AUSTRALIAN PRICES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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