BARRIER LABOUR AWARD.
i VALIDITY TO BE TESTED. SYDNEY, March 19. ■ At a meeting of the directors .of the Proprietary Company to-day is was decided to test the validity of Mr Justice Higgins' Broken Hill arbitration award | before the High Court at the earliest I possible date. (Received 9.35 a.m.) I SYDNEY, this day. | The grounds of the proprietary appeal are that Mr. Justice Higgins introduced, I during the hearing of the dispute, matI ters vitally affecting the business of the company which the Court had no jurisdiction to deal with. ' The development has caused much disappointment, since it is realised that the hearing of the appeal may delay the i reopening of the mine for a lengthy period. The men are agajn becoming restless. It is rumoured that the companies intend to import men from Melbourne.
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