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THE UNEMPLOYED.

Thero are still openings for a number of men at too railway works at Broken Kiver. About a dozen additional men will bo sent to the works by the Labour Department to-morrow morning, if in the meantime advice is received from the engineer in charge that the necessary tents for sleeping accommodation have been erected. Arrangements have also been made to sen* , , to the works any men from A6hburton who want employment. Mr A. D. Dobson, City Surveyor, stated on Saturday that he was getting towards the end of the £200 voted by tho Council for relief works. Soino or" the men taken on, however, were getting work elsewhere, and others were being put on to some of tho loan works, these being the most competent. Six or seven would bo paid off that day, and the remainder, about twenty, would bo kept on for about another ten days, by which time tho money would have oeen exhausted. Tho relief works comprised the improving of tho river bank along lark Terrace, and from the Montreal street bridge to the Hereford street bridge, peat digging in Madras street, and road forming in Sandridgo road, Sydenham, and Canal Reserve, Lin wood*. The great bulk of the work carried out was useful work.

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THE UNEMPLOYED., Press, Volume LXIV, Issue 13184, 3 August 1908

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THE UNEMPLOYED. Press, Volume LXIV, Issue 13184, 3 August 1908

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