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THE PAINTERS AND MR H. S. FISH.

At a meeting of the Painters' Union, held at tho Coffee Palace last evening, and attended by sonic twenty members, tho president (Mr ,]. Knowlcs), who presided, stated that the following telegram had been forwarded to Mr Fish regarding the matter in connection with which they had previously communicated with that gentleman :

H. S. Fish, Tii-q.. Wellington.— Not satisfied with your reply, la it by your instructions) that your manager ia t;o employ boys to do distempering at the Exhibition while journeymen are walking about ? To this telegram ho (the chairman) had received the following reply : J. K'.owle?, Eg. - !., Dunedin.—-The action that bos been taken by you and your association precludes .»ny further discussion with you. It now rested with those present to decide y/bat should be done regarding tho matter.

It was agjee/l that the reply be received. Mr Dawson then, at the request of the chairman, handed ju his indentures, etc., which showed that he had served a six years' apprenticeship to the trade. The Chairman said the next question was to consider hov; the society could best show Air Wren that»they were indignant at him for the manner in which he had treated a member of the society. Mr Noel moved—"That James Wrens name be' scratched off the books of the society." . ~ , Mr G:J-T.an seconded tne motion, which was carried unanimously. The other business transacted was ol an unimportant nature.

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THE PAINTERS AND MR H. S. FISH., Evening Star, Issue 7974, 1 August 1889

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THE PAINTERS AND MR H. S. FISH. Evening Star, Issue 7974, 1 August 1889

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