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UNEMPLOYED.

TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—lii reading the report of xhe meeting of the Otago I'atiiotic and General • Welfare Association meeting in your last •light's issue, it was noticeable" that all the woik found was for the general laborer. I would like to knmv it that is all thai is beinj: done. 'What about ihu mail who js altogether unable to do laboring work 0 7.-; he. bceatue of physical disability, to ho left out in the cold? The'ense- of' a clerk, lately dii'mi.-'sed from one of our L'i'y warehouses, is a ease in point. Xof- being strong cnouidi for a laD r 'i'L".', lie looked around for lighter cm-piovmc-nt A suitable opening was re-;:r-rted, and hj« went at qnee to secure it. hut judtfc <'i his chagrin when he found ihat the work was -being done for noihii.tf bv one who was in a good position—,'.i<sib!v a superannuated Civil servant. TbU is but one case. There a.r* many iii:.'h. Thov. wh*n in employment. c<uiril.iitcd to' the. funds of the iiw=wiati<ni. ami ,-houhi receive i on; ideration.—l am. c tf.. JVTKHESTKI). (")'■'.->bev 20.

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UNEMPLOYED., Evening Star, Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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UNEMPLOYED. Evening Star, Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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