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SHEPPARTON CENTENARY "BACK TO" CELEBRATIONS ARRANGED. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 July 1938

SHEPPARTON CENTEN-. . ARY "BACK TO" CELEBRATIONS IARRANGED. Sfittingly celebrate the Centenary of the arrival of the first white men In .Shepparton, aBack-to week of celebrations has been arranged for October.. Shepparton has Justified Its claim to be the capital of the Goulburn Valley, Its remarkable development in' recent years being outstanding. As some'ln dlcatlon of Its growth, a little over ten years ago, the town portion ri the Shire of S.'hepparton was constructefr a horough, and since that' timenow buildings to the value . of. £750,000 have been erected. The sutccess of the outlying areas has necessltated the growth.of the town.' The features of th Back-to Week Svllbhc a historical pageant, ;.social 4e-unions, In which all the' organlsa tlons are taking part, sporting fix tures' ight-seeing trips for visitors 'and a host of other attractions. During the period of the celebra tions the town will be converted Into a ."Blossom To)vn" ' typical of the fruit growing Industry, . ...

Publication Title: Benalla Ensign
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SOMETHING ALWAYS HAPPENS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 July 1938

SOMETHING. ALWAYS `.,HAPPENS - .-. Never In the history of, Australia have, so many men and youths been forced on "the wallaby", as in the years since the war and, more :par ticularly, during the depression. In the cases of the youths the circusm stances are even more pittable.;.These ragged, forlorn lads.. of the: great "Leaderless Legion" were denied., the opportunity of learning ,trades during the depression; .they were. jettisoned by the government bogey of, retrench ment and they never had a chance. Now when tho State Governments are grappling with problem.of providing technical education, the responsibility of which was refused by the Federal 'authorltles,.one of Canberra's inspired announcements ,states 'that, "arrange ments are being made for tradeimen and artisans to be brought to Austra lia-Another example of the ,ruinous effect of a social system being. gover nod by or. at the mercy 'of financial manipulation. SFor the lonst time, "the old lady of Port Phillip" steamed ov...

Publication Title: Benalla Ensign
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Big Coursing Meeting at Devenish. ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS ECLIPSED GAY PEGGY WINS SUCCESSIVE CLASSIC GOOD PERFORMANCE BY SHADE'S HOPE [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 July 1938

Big Coursing Meeting at Devenish. '. -,P JJALL PREVIOUS RECORDS ECLIPSED GAY PEGGY WINS SUCCESSIVE CLASSIC " GOOD PERFORMANCE BY SHADE'S HOPE The Devenish Coursing Club eclipsed all previous records when they staged £60 cup meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday last. The club in staging a 32 all aged stake for the first time, met with wonderful' support, and the stake filled. Some very good coursing was witnessed on, both days and the cup was even tually won by *M. P. Cleary's Gay. For some time prior to the meoot ing .a vigil eye ywan kept by officilals of the club on the prospects of plenty of hares 'and although tha' prospects were not too bright, the club took the bold.stand in calling for"32 dogs nind made the stake "a very attractiveo one. Suppor1 was also received from sur rorunding districts, blt dog ownrer were also present from other parts. It was very gratifyilrg to. th' olffieals t: ofj the cihb.to find that their efforts; in endneaoring .to=" '- iopula?iso oloren coursinig, ...

Publication Title: Benalla Ensign
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FOOTBALL BENALLA-TUNGAMAH LEAGUE THE FOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 July 1938

BEN A UNGAMAH THE; FOUR. With nine more. matches to be played it is Imposslble yet to forecast the finalists for 1038. Tungamah ap pear to have' a mortgage on the minor premiership and the battle be ~tween the other three teams, at pres ent in the four, for the right to share the double chance'.with, the leaders should be' interesting. It is possialble that the lower'teonms, Katamatite and Devenlsh, may cause upsets to any one of the next three above them: but eight match points is h big handicap. AN EARLY -FAILURE. A acoreless :?first 'n'euarter .by the visiting Benalla side and a strong third quarter by', Yabba-Dooklo en abled that. : team to claim victory over their opponents for the second time this, season.;, Playing conditions were very unpleasant with wind and rainstorms crossing the ground al ternately. ' . :. Using the l'' Ald forL' a start the homesters maintained a steady attack and although the score was only 2-3 t .was valuable "under the circum stances. Gusts of wind p...

Publication Title: Benalla Ensign
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PIE[?]S VANISH. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 July 1938

PIE VANISH.-AI1 Fede Treasurer ltends re C pleees, it Is un ho al-public will see them their day to day Iradl 20,000 crowns ce.t 'tllcreoIn t loel a a , hatthey handled hey not sought after dor m, either for a or tillmoney. It is t of; the crownt od" Ylcly~4? in banl5 ePtby: IPeoplo.o as rho o0ir0e ofA crowns, toe 00,, It however, oall the "Ausi-allai S0,000 In notes o Canother !18,000,' r1o0 OF. STALLINS. o I Agriculturo. I-' der ntlyto owners of S0 tallion pmut b' Oh Chief' Voterinary on ho statutory feb Ice the 0oeaon will !xl " and will be A Br9nhlch is ao i '? ~I loeus seoa r 0 of parades, C ably from pro woe Published In to of 0 "Agrliulturt l .1 ETI E' FUNDS Si lnce 1930, tp'e i Ily s5cCles in t by 21,9048, nd lit an increment of The oal reports tab neat the Government y It ltrar, showed the Iase n the last than the previ c . b !eeipta of all t last year, I ?2'adl reserve ' w branches of ti d numbered 16.

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MR. ROBERT WILLIAM HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 July 1938

MR. ROBERT WILLIAM HALL. Mr. Robert William Hall, one of the best known and highly respected residonts of the district passed away suddenly at his residence at Gooram- bat on Saturday last. Born at Goor- ambat 56 years ago, the late Mr Hall was a son of the late Mr and Mrs James IHall, old residents of the dis- trict. With the exception of' two years spent, in Queensland, deceased lived all his life in Goorambat, where he carried on farming pursuits. He made a host of friends who will re- gret to hear of his death. Deceased was unmarried, and is survived by two brothers - John (Goorambat) and Frank (Western Australia), and three sisters - Margaret , Ann , and Mary (Goorambat), and. Bessie (Mrs F. H. Saunders, Benalla). Two sisters - Marion (Mrs W. Hair) and Susan (Mrs . W. Parks) pre-deceased him some years ago. The funeral which was largely attended was to the Dev- enish cemetery on Sunday last . The burial service was conducted by Rev. G. E. Julien, assisted by Mr R. A. B. Nicholl...

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PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 8 July 1938

`PERSONAI` A very pleasant afternoon was spent aththe. Convent on Sunday af ternoon ;:IastH.when:a large number of the F.CJ. Past Pupils gathered to 'ex tend greetings and good wishes to two of their members who had "recently entered the bonds of matrimony. Musical numbers and afternoon ten were enjoyed after which• Mother Vicar, on behalf of the Association, presented Mrs W. Bourke (nee Peg. Lord) with a handsome pyrex dish.on a silver stand, 'and Mrs Moran '(nee Lorraine Atkltrson) with a beputiful crystal salad bowl. ' Mr ,S. Davis, popular Boniface of the Benallan Hotel. took his departurp airly 'in the week. . Ho. In succeeded by Mr J. J. Malone, formerly of )Varr" nambool .... The "Council of'Agricultural Educa tlori had decided to ,recommend, to the Milfiter ,for Agriculture that MAr H. A. J. Plttian'n boe :apointed prlqclpal ;of 'Do0kle - Agricultural ' College, to suicceed Mr: A. C. Drevermann, who will retire- in .about. a'month.- Mr Pittirin at present is plant patholo in...

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CARNIVAL OF FUN O.B.E. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

CARNIVAL OF FUN O.B.E. ITHE- Carnival of rFuni with vlt. gllt T;..te'r of rlight lights anld ound of ,rovelry will he missing. from the "'VilllaigeGreon'" to-night, but to meet :the populnr public demand for some thing.biggeor and better, the Apex Club has pleasure. In offering you ,Its O.B.E, to be hold In'the M2morlal I-tall. , The initials spell "Our Big Effort" and thins means lights and"; ".alety brighter and gnyer than ever beforeo. Thiesa: combitied with mirth and myn tery ,willR ,make, this moinster carnlvyal an -outstanding succeon. ,"Bottle Bash" and the o usual slde hlwse wllf he in futll swing and added -to thesae, the sporting public will find many attractions, new. and" 'novel to ttlein,' for all of which p rices must be won.: Norman the. Great ,ivll startle you. with his inimitable presentation of magical mysterlen.:whilst the 'novel museum must b -won. ,Tho nervices of T'Nala;, the noted oeqacpalogist, :have boon ohtaiined, and during the ovening he will, free .hin n...

Publication Title: Benalla Ensign
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PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

PERSONAL Mr'Les Boyce whol has been on the staff of the' State 'Electricity Commis alon' at Benalla, 'and who leaves for. M'elbourne'eto-ddy,' was farewelled by a numb'er'of lise friends at' a party. at' the .Victorila Hotel ' on. Saturday' evening" last,'. Regret' at: his departure ". was': expressed, after which Mr Clem Perrin 'presented, him with a drossing set as a token of appreclatlop?.The recipient suiltably ' responded.,~ The Victoria: Hotel was the' setting, for. a delightful dinner, tendered to Mr Leos Boyce, by thecommittee of ,the Ben alla Lawn Tennis Club, 'tHe board nof the Apex Club' and a few of hie., lnro lntimata'friends, on Tuesday : night, when the. opportunity • was availed ,of to convey to the guest of honor the good wishes . and congratulations of the' company, consequent on the ad vice of his promotion and trnnsfer to the' Meobourne office of the S.l?.C. Al though ,the dinner ,.did ,'not' ..Ilack brightiless or humor,,. particularly. when-'Mr Lou Sayeis' pres...

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Future of Benalla Water Supply MATTER DISCUSSED BY WATER TRUST CONFERENCE BETWEEN WATER TRUSTS ALONG BROKEN RIVER BORING FOR WATER TO BE CONSIDERED [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

Future of Benalla Water Supply MATTER mDISCUSSED BY WATER TRUST. CONFERENCE BETWEEN WATER TRUSTS ALONG BROKEN RIVER :BORING ;-FOR WATER TO BE CONSIDERED The po.ibliiiles of providing Benalla with an assured water, supply" .has. been a problem which has been .receiving the attention of. the Benalla Water Trust, and the matter was further ventilated at a meeting of that body yesterday. During the peak perioddl 'of last summer most of the towns along the 'Broken River endured' many hardships through lack of water-the life blood of the nation. Boring for water to alleviate immediate danger was discussed. It was de cided to call a conference of all Water Trusts along the Broken River with a view to providing a permanent supply. T.:'he chair was occupied by Com, . Hanlon, and others present wore Comrn., W. Say, IR.. Criveill, C. Stolz, jsi d E. W. Blekeo. . ,.:,. The. ct..tlrman said that a confer ',t ence 'would strengtheo~ the,. Trusts -o--concerned in establishing a clalm .for .h grant...

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HEALTH REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

HEALTH REPORT rjI1 I1031eth Ienh ecIter (Mr ,'. Wtt Hon) I3reported31 -IL ol dII3Iay'H In-mot Ing of thle Counclll n followse, the re0 porLt being recolved exeelpt wllore otherwHlao sp3cllledt:- Imu3llnlit11llol.,-'I'he o l irlnnl0g1 of Ihmmnllllll,3thlll3on againtII . lllphthlerlL WILe conlllnllenced on June 20th .nltd the 1IOp?CIsO CeXC3eded till eX3peeltatiol, aI total of 257 chlltreon 3attended for the chinl test and Ihrst nlJectIon. Dr. Iranllin D.M.O.1F., and Mr Mooney D.I IA., ucam3 3 p fr3nin r lelbourn1O to 1ell0, and wlthout their valuable 331 Ilnltllnc we could notL hIve htlndl3ed thelo very largeo numberlll of childrenoll tile tille 3t3 our3 d3I)posl. An Interet ing feature noteld wa that urtl333tl 80 children wh1o h1ad been Immunized before had attended on the first day for the skin test and In all cases showed a definite ;re-action and there was no need to give them any further , Injections, and ,proving conclusively. that this method of immunization' is doing the Job ...

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TATONG NEWS PUBLIC HALL [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

"TATONG NEWS ' ,.S+iPUBL?C HALL' . : . r;-? A" puhblcimeeting was' held recently to elect'twolmembertf on. the Tatoifg Publlo;Hall committee in the place of MessrsE ales on and ',T.:RIt'chle, ,who hhave left the 'dIstrict. - Messrs 'S., J. ,Evans and C, -Hughan were elected to' the' vacant positions. The' secretary, fMre W.m.XMcCauley, presented 'a bal ance sheet to' :date,* which s'howed the overdraft on' the hall - had been considerably reduced, and at thoesame rate of progress the, committee'- hope within twelve months to have'the debt wiped off, +and then' soet about making further Improvements, Rothesay Catholic' Bill. A meeting was hold last Sunday to make arrangements for the Catholic ' nhual 'ball. 'It !wan ' decided in 'hold the hall In the Moorngag - hall on Alugust 31st. ,The :..retlrlng lfflceo bearers' were re-electedi 'Mr I. Bhranl gan, presldent, and '' Mr. KeIth Mnc Cauley, ,secretary' and treaeurery ?l 'lndfoeotsi riij-dlr 6f i i lwl' I .their' iusual' efclent style...

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COURSING 39 YEARS AGO [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

COURSING 39 YEARS AGO O1NE of the oldest coursing enthusl n(ts in Victoria: to-day Is. Mr Roliert Broboer;3of.: Tocumwnl, .who was Presept at 'the Devenish Coursing Cup1 neotting'last week. with Prairie Girl, who was successful'i.n,, reaching the firtties, ? : ,. 'Speaking teoa frormer 'resident of' Cataniatite in thie .personi of Mr. Wm. Crimmins ':(Benalla), Mr Brebner in formed hils listener that he had onlrsed at Whitty's Plains 39 years ago. Although he has reached the. rip?' a'oof 75 years. he is still a keen follower`of 'the sport

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INTER-SCHOOLS' SPORT BENALLA AND WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOLS MEET. BENALLA DISPLAYS SUPERIORITY. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

INTER-SCHOOLS' SPORT BENALLA~AND WANGARATTA * HIGH SCHOOLS M'ET. BENALLA qISPLAYS SUPERI ORITY, TiE annual fixture. 'In debating, , hockey,; f6otbaltl an' bissket ball were' conducted at Benalla, on Wed. 'nleday -last, under excellent Conditions. Wangaratta High School chartered a special train and brought nearly 200 students, and moat of the staff. INTERESTING DEBATE. The first event was the debate, the subject selected being "That the in flirence of the modern newspaper is pernicious." Benalla affirmed the sub Ject, and won by, a small margin of four points.' The Memorial Hall was tixed to. Its utmost capacity, and the teams had a very appreciative audi ence who warmly applauded the various speakers. For students to speak to an audience of 300 people is an ordeal,' but each speaker exhibited ability to clearly explain and refute the- various arguments. 3?the Benalla team consisted, of .Keith'. Harcourt (leader), Kingsley 3Jewell'and "-Wilma Hayes. I r S. C.'Layton was the adjudica...

Publication Title: Benalla Ensign
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IMMUNIZATION CAMPAIGN EXCEEDED ALL EXPECTATIONS. STATES HEALTH INSPECTOR. SUPPLEMENTARY CAMPAIGN TO BE HELD IN COUNTRY DISTRICTS [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

IMMUNIZATION CAM .. P G N ".. EXCEEDED ALL EXPECTATIONS. STATES HEALTH INSPECTOR. :SUPPLEMENTARY CAMPAIGN TO BE HELD IN COUNTRY 'DISTRICTS At.,'Monday'dc! mestl ng- of the Benalla Shlre±Councl;, the Health Inspector -(Mr. F.: Watson) 're ported .that _the- Immunization campaign; agalhlt. -diphtheria re cently conducted exceeded all ex pectations, and' 257' children at t."tided -for the-skin tesat and. first ' tendbd for 'kin:. .test. and first ;electlcn. 'The ?CounclI has de iolded to arrange for: asupplemen-'. tiry.campaign' In . the country distrlcts. ' " '" +'i PPIP'E MENT RYV CAM PAIGN. Cr. ]3owdern asked whtlier a' trip could not bhearranged for Tihoona and'ýwhat would )be the coot. The secretary .(Mr R. J. Murray) stated, that four tripe would have to he made-In 'ordoer, to complete the treatment. Cr. Wallao(A, .,Id, that tho, Oooram but and Broken , Creek - schools re cclved/intlces ;nly the iday before and wore uhtible' to disecueas the matter. Many.ischools wele doeslrous o...

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MATRONS ENTERTAIN [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

MATRONS ENTERTAIN AMOST successful function was . -the At Home conducted by the liehaila' Matrons in the Shire Hall op, Tuesday evening last. To the strains of Hoffman's Band, about four hun dred guests spent a. very enjoyable evening. The president, Mrs" Mal. Ryan. the secretaries, Mesdames q. Oliver and A. Marks, and a strong committee made efficilent preparation for the function. An effective decorative. scheme .as the. Old World Garden setting for the orchestra. Amidst an old world at mosphere of blossom trees, holly-' hocks, daisies and tulips, were models of My Lady attired in crinoline and poke bonnet, whilst from the distance, Miss Modern smiled her approval of the, :scene. Mrs Mal. Ryan is to be congratulated as the originator.of the scheme. - ,'A tasty knife :and foitk supepr was served in the Memorial Hall by Mr Weatherill" and his' assistapts.', .Jap-. anese Iris, poppies, berries and autumn I tinted leavesiln flt ';owls fornied thie . floral decorative note of the" supp...

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TALLANGATTA DOOMED WEIR MAY BE RAISED. INSPECTION BY ENGINEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

TALLANGACTA i. DOOMED WEIR MAY BE .RAISED. 'INSPECTION-,BY ENGINEERS.; I Conservation and Irrigation Com mission' to IHume'reservoir on Tihurn (lay io considered to "mean that the commission' ii seriously considering Increasing the height of the Impound Ing wall at the dam so that more water inay be stored. Although 'the engineers refused to dlechn this aspect, they visited Tal .ingatia` and 'pent Bonin tlmne oirnln Irig information' relating to *ho fliod Ing of the town if .'the vall wan raised. Tallangatta has been . Raved tom riorarlly by' the Cnmmlssolbn's decisiton a few year 'ago to adhere to original epeciflcations regarding the height 'of the impounding wall, h?t it wat reallsed then that the time would come )rhen a new. site would have to be sought for' the township, The Murray River scheme Is nbw nearing completion, and hbefore long Irrigation '.channele:. ' further :down stream wvill- carry water through thoutnanda of:acresb of country. After:leaving Tallhigatta the `on g...

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BENALLA WATERWORKS TRUST [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

BENALLA WATERWORKS TRUST TIi1E monthly' motlngL of the eon ella Waterworks Trust was held yesterday; when Com.' Hanlon; was In the chair. 'Others.r present -were Come. C: , s toi.'iE.1 Bloeke, R. Crlvelil and W. Say. 'Sqy COLLECTE 967 JIN RATES. -The .collector, 1Mr B. BSaonderson, stated, that ince lclast neeting he had collected £957/8/88 In :rates.: The rate book is hbelng' bound' dnd) a statement of outstanding rates. "4wi;ll obe submit ted to the next meetIng?: GOOD CREDIT BALANCE The 'treasurer :'reported, that the Trust was; In credit £1411/17/10. 'ACCOUNTS PASSED. .The following accounts were passed for payment:-Ciarer' and 'Co., £21 19/10; A. H. Anderson, 12/i ;t Gray, £12/6/; -""Benalla '? Ensign,". £2%6/; Davis, Sheppard; :'"£64/,16/8 . 'P.M.O's. Department, 3£2/10/7?: J.. .3 . Doherty, £1/12/6; Victorini 'allways Commie aloners, £26/1/1; ?John Danke and S6ns, £37/12/; A . J. Brown;' £1/12/: R: J.' Murray £B0 B. ,Sanderson, £5/16/4: Wagner and' others, £650/16/4.-Total, £...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

TENDERS. Forming and. sanding 20 chains be, twoeen A. J. Sadler's and '. Bo}y?en's. --Ct Whbteohurch, £48/4/8i, " r .. ~ L REMIN DER WHY HAVE .BROKEN BRICKS IN YOUR FIREPLACE USE ONE OF, OUR FIRE GRATES to Save Work ALSO MANY OTHER WINTER LINES TORCHES BATTERIES LANTERNS ELECTRIC LIGHT GLOBES RABBIT TRAPS AND NETS CARTER :& "CO Printed and pIublilllhedI by John CG are OSllea for the PrI'oprietor, nt the "l Enan"gn Onlico, Malnr Street.. Iltenalln. AND THE BUILDING INDUSTRY I. NT --- - _.,_ "" ... -y' _ _1 IN THE MAINTENANCE and reconstruction of the huge buildingsand plant of the Carlton & United Breweries, and in the reconstruction and extension of many first-class residential hotels throughout Victoria, many skilled tradesmen are constantly employed and great quantities of building materials are used every year. Brick Kilns, Steel Works,. Cement Manufacturers, Timber Mills, Engineering Works, and many other associated industries, together with Architects, Engineers...

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YALLOURN STRIKE SETTLEMENT EFFORTS FAIL. ENGINEERS REJECT TERMS. [Newspaper Article] — Benalla Ensign — 15 July 1938

YALLOURN STRIKE SETTLEMENT" EFFORTS FAIL. SENGINEERSBREJECT-TERMS. % TE B trike of engineers, which has now lasted more than' a fortnight, tonokla-serious turn on Friday, when the engineers by 77 votes- to 32 re jected the terms proposed by- the Electricity Commisslon for a settle mniit. All except 30 "of, the engineers were present at. the meeting, which' lasted three hours.. It-fwna decided to refer the dispute back to'the Trades Hall Disputes Committee. "Although the power station has been'able to carry on for' more than two weeks without the aid of the en gineers, a big breakdown would paralyse industry in the city and in niany laige country centres. staff engineers have attended to routine work, but maintenance fell into arrears before the strike, when for some months the engineers re fused to work overtime, :The main point in the men's claims was an Increase of '/ a week In their wages. Unrider the" Commission's pro posal for loing service :graits, '80 per cent. of 'all the me...

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