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CHRISTCHURCH UNEMPLOYED

WILL BESIEGE PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE,

AS ADVISED BY THEIE LEADEB

[Pee Umted Press Association.]

CHRISTOHURCH, October 20. A parade of ICO unemployed assembled mtside the Labor Office this morning and were addressed by Mr E. Howard, secretary of the Laborers' Union, who advised them to camp on the doorstep of the Public Works Office, as that office was blocking their engagement. He said that ihe chief officer of the department would visit Christchureh the following day, and they must make his life a misery till he gave them work. The crowd were photographed in order to .convince the Minister of Public Works of the existence of the unemployed in this city, and dispersed after agreeing to ' besiege the Public Works Office at an earlv hour next day.

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CHRISTCHURCH UNEMPLOYED, Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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CHRISTCHURCH UNEMPLOYED Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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