THE PRICE OF BREAD.
DUNEDIN, this day. The cash price of bread will fie raised I to 7H. the 41b. loaf from Monday next. - LABOUB DEADER FDfEIX WELLINGTON, this day. A prominent local Labour leader, M. J. Beardon, was charged la the Polk» Court to-day with having assaulted .Jaiies Purchas. :; -The ' assault ;;wae;-'tb*Y i remit of a difference of opinion at the: >|receat meeting-** .-.th* Ceamett.. [ Beardon pleaded guilty, his counsel > pleading extenuation on account of pro- ■ vocation received. He was fined 10*. , ' . ■ SUDDEN DJUTJL [ DUNEDIN. this day. I > A man went to the watchmen on the ferry steamer Maheno met night, and ' asked to be allowed to sleep on board. | His request was granted. This morning -' 'the'vfm'tchh^aja';'';-fousd &|nt "'dead. The maini has been idehtirfed as /TafT? Mills, r weH known at Lytteiton. OAMABU, this day. Daniel Docherty, employed as. a cook I on Oamarama Station, wae found dead .in the hohel at Kurow. The inquest disclosed that death was due to i heart disease, aocelerated- by drinking. j - .'HASTINGS, thja-day. The inspector of orchards to-day for- | warded t© Auckland 28 casee of locally ; grown apple* and pears for cool etorage, : and the of Agriculture mads similar consignments from each of tha . fruit-growing centres with a ■:'. "view, /to . proving the: advantage* of the coot I storage. It is felt that development in i this direction will prove of nnancial . benefit to fruitgrowers generally. CLOTHING TRADE CONFERENCE. TYEIXESOTON, Thttrtday. ; r A conference between employers and r employees in the WeUinfton cloHpag | trade was belfl to-day; Mr. f. Hally(Oonl I dilation Commissioner) ' presided, and i ' th*re. ; iwere' .'present: Messrs. Hetcus and I Spaul (representatives of the employers), i sod -the Hon. J. T. Paul and Mr, H- Slater l (representatives of the employees), i Agreements satkfactory to both parties I were arrived at on practically all tha . points submitted. Having reference to the talloresses' branch, the principal demands for women are a 44 hours weak and 2/6 a weak extra wages. , NAPIER TRAWLING DISPUTE. I NAPIER, Thursday. I The hopes that the trawling dispute I Would be settled iaVe not been fulflled, s the Hawke's Bay-Fishermen's Union to? I night deciding to adhen to their demand . for,regular wages as against the share i system. There U a difference of opinion i wneCher employees working on shares v would enjoy the benefits of tha Workers' • Compensation Act. Tha men state ..that j they have a legal opinion that if working i under the share system they Would not > be so protected, while tats employers ; hold a contrary view- > '-—-' ' 1 '■-:"."!',": ; '-'""'r i .'' l '-.'.'.■'.'' " 'i^- :t '.U' y -' '-*- j : -o<yN#T4rOT'-AO^iW -,'%,,' - } -$$&X&, Thursday^ The steam trawler Nora Sjw&i'-h^B wS«aM»g»A men, hoTrarar, apnijpkin .that ttaJt,pM* nets it below injured through dasmaj> te mognbelfisnlat beds, and represent*. • tloas ax* to be mad* to the Government , industry may operate, P: %}■. =:^'.l- f ". i>.vW." JjitV"ul^lJl.'" | A haras attaahed ta a baker's earl, bolted from the Maaukau Hetei, Onehuaga. yesterday afternoon, The animal » tank high, through Its wtohwn falling • ot while tatlng «v« of a natshag, Bath | shafts »t tha VehJeU were heefsn, m 4 I tha ha«MM WM *Ja» eejajlderaMy dlitiliaii '.-'-> -- -r. ->"-- t :
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