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WORK AND WAGES.

A BIG COLLIERY STRIKE ENDED. [PkE.PRBSS ASSOCIATION. —COPYRIGHT.] 'NEW YORK, September 13. The colliers on strike in Pittsburg, Ohio, Indiana, and Virginia "have decided to resume work, a compromise regarding the hewing rate having been arrived at on the basis of 65c per ton.

The Trades Union Congress, sitting at Birmingham, resolved to socialise the whole means of production, distribution, and exchange,' and to .secure to municipalities; the power to purchase land for artisans'dwellings and the growth of food for the people. Mr Pickard, M.P., wamed the Congress that the scheme was impracticable.

Owing to the General Exploration Company discharging a number of hands, there are a large number of unemployed in Westport. A deputation of twenty men waited on Air O'Regan. member for the district, asking him to pres3 on the Government the necessity for finding them employment. Mr O'Regan has communicated with the Government on the subject, and it is expected that several of the men will find employment on the Midland railway works at Otira Gorge.

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WORK AND WAGES., Evening Star, Issue 10419, 14 September 1897

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WORK AND WAGES. Evening Star, Issue 10419, 14 September 1897

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