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WORK AND WORKERS Mr Swan Wallia, of Dux ford, will close his coprohte pits ilil. Cambridgeshire and adjoining counties, and thus have about-690 men ready to help farmers with the harvest, If other eoprolite contractors doilikewise, the lock-out men in the eastern countim; can, it is said, be wholly dispensed with. The South Yorkshire and Derbyshire coalowners on Sa4 turday, July 18th, xeeolved to allow the men to return to work at an absolute reduction of:10 per cent., and to refer the remainidg 2 per cent, of the amount at first named to arbitration. This offer would probably be accepted, and the strike terminated. A meeting of the Associated Coalsaasters of South Wales and Monmouthshire was held at Cardiff, on Friday, July 17th, underthe presidency of Mr Fothergill, M,P., when it was unanimously resolved that the wshole of the members of the association shall, on the 1st of August, give one calendar month s notice to their colliers and workmen for the termination of all contracts, whether such men be em- ployed from day to day or otherwise. There was a discussion as to the amoaat of reduction, but the final decision was deferred.

COLLAPSE OF THE LLANBERIS…

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July 22,1874.

J ! T1PYN 0 BOB PETH.

! IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT

WELSH JURIES AGAIN.

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A MODERN WELSH GHOST.

FATAL BOAT ACCIDENT.—FIVE…

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MONTGOMERYSHIRE ASSIZES.

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