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UNEMPLOYMENT.

TO THK EDrrOB. Sir, —If sonic of the members of ccni-nitte-es who deal with the above subject were as hungry as a number of the unemployed, I feel sure they v,-ould find some neans of hurrying things up and do something practical". The Patriotic Society have plenty of funds tor the purpose, but because" the City Engineer, Harbor Board, of other public governing body cannot recommend, some labor-employing work to be gone an with, the thing is hung up. and meanwhile people are next door to starvation. Most of the unemployed do not want charity They want to do a fair day's work for the means of maintenance, and I think it very hard thati such is denied them, and-that they arc put off from day to day with the reply: "No work to'dav, mor before 'the end of the week." It is "not- so much the fault of the Patriotic Committee as it is of the other local bodies.—l am. etc., Hakd Ui\

October 20.

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UNEMPLOYMENT., Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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UNEMPLOYMENT. Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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