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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS

M EL.BOUBXE BOCKYAIiT). COVER\ ! MEXT~7Ta.X DS STRIKE, Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. MELBOUEXE, January 10. (Received January 19, afc 0.10 a.m.) Sis hundred carpenters at the .Sluts dockyard have etruck. Their grievance is that' two oigbt-hour eliifts aro being worked daily instead of t"he usual day shift of 8 ;>,m. to 5 p.m. They claim overtime raka for work done before 8 a.m. and after 5 p.m. Mr Grecnkos, thcnaval architect, refused theee rates, and stated, that tho strikers would not be taken on again. A mass mooting of unionists war- held, and all unionists, numbenufr 1-000 hands, employed at the State dockyard hare boon called out, Ths State- Govornmant aro now taking on unemployed in their places. THE IUGHT TdIiTHIKK. NEW SOUTH WALES PROPOSAL. SYDNEY, January 10. (Received January 19, at 9.10 a.m.) A now inclmttri.il Bill will be iiurodutiecl early next session, .!!>_ will not proJiibit strikga. provided no stviko occurs \vithont full opportunity being given for reflection and deliberation, *\' 1 rTORIAN~IiADK MELBOURNE, January Ifl Vi-.'-lorian imports for 1914 decreased by £1.277.095, and the oxrx>rts decreased bv £3,044.274. as compared with 1915.

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS, Evening Star, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915

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AUSTRALIAN AFFAIRS Evening Star, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915

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