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SLAI T( lITERIXG TRADE SLACK. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. RVDNKV, January 15. Twenty slaughtermen arc passengers by the Manuka. They are going in response to a request from the Dominion Slaughtermen's Union, who hate secured positions lor them in New Zealand. FIL.M CO PVR IT! UTS. SYDNEY. January 15. The Sii pre me Court refused an application by the Australian Feature, Film Company to dissolve the injunction granted to J. C. Williamson (Ltd.) restraining the applicants from screening a kinematograph production of Wilson Barrett's drama ■ Sign of the Cross,' of which the Williamson Company hold the right of production in Australia and New Zealand. THE AFTERNOON SHIFT. TROCHEE SPREADING. MEN STAND FAST. SYDNEY, January 16. (Received January 16. at 8.50 a. m.) Present indications point to the prospects of the recent conference between the. Northern Colliery proprietors ami the Miners’ Federation settling the afternoon shift trouble, not being bright. The Kiinikurri miners have turned down the employers’ offer of increased pay an the afternoon shift. SYDNEY.’, January 15. (Received January 16, at 10.20 a.m.j The miners’ executive' aro approach dig the colliery proprietors with a view to a further conference. It -appears that another deadlock is approaching, T he, men are determined to abolish the afternoon shift, while the proprietors are unanimous •regarding its continuance.

The western coal rubies are, .suffering from lack of work, and many rncu are being dismissed. The .South Coast miners' delegate on the board now considering the position with regard to the South Coast mines stated that no dWinito terms of settlement had boon offered up to date. The conference in regard to surface hands was fixed for January 22, but they would not meet if any mines wero idle owing to industrial troubles. It was decided that in future

all grievances must be placed in the hands of the. executive before drastic action is taken.

SYDNEY’, January 16. (Received January 16, at 12.35 p.m.) All five millers' lodges concerned in the afternoon shift dispute have definitely refused the colliery proprietors’ proposals.

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS Issue 15702, 16 January 1915

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