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SYDNEY.

' April 28. ' Four hundred carpenters have struck work at the Sydney Exhibition Building for twelve shillings a day of eight hours. | The Government firmly refuses to accede to the terms demanded by the carpenters, and will abolish the ornamental parts of the building, and, if j necessary, use canvas. Six hundred carpenters are now wanted, and wages are offered at the rate of 10s 6d a day for eight hours work. i • This Day. I H.M.S. Cormorant has shelled the native villages of Booker Island as punishment for murdering Ingham. It is said that traders have sold dynamite to ; the uatives of the island. j Great sicki>ess prevails among three thousand Chinese residents in the Northern territory. llaynor has been committed for trial at Melbourne for forging by photography bank notes on the Union Bank. The accumulated fund of the Australian Mutual Provident Society is \ipwards of £2,600,000.

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SYDNEY., Poverty Bay Herald, Volume VI, Issue 687, 30 April 1879

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SYDNEY. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume VI, Issue 687, 30 April 1879

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