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.--Miners' Meeting at Abercynon.


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-+- Miners' Meeting at Treharris. THE OUT OF WORK FUND. A meeting of Treharris workmen in support of the miners' out of work fund was held at the Public Hall on Wednesday evening. Mr. William Evans was in the chair, and Mr. E. Morrell (Merthyr Vale) said he regretted the absence of Mr. Watts Morgan, which was no douht. caused by a dispute which existed in his district. Important matters were now engag- ing the attention of all concerned in the South Wales Coal trade, and it behoved all to take aji interest in matters concerning its welfare. That meeting had been specially called to con- sider the proposed out of work fund, which was considered at a, conference at Cardiff some time ago when delegates from all the Federation Lodges attended. As a result,. they were in possession of a scheme which they would all be called upon to vote during the coming week. As all were aware, there were frequent stoppages owing to failure of machinery, etc., or from causes which the masters and workmen had no control, and it was for these emergencies that the out of work fund was suggested. It had been the experience of every Trades Union that there should be an out of work fund attached to it. He appealed to the workmen to give it their undivided support. What was to be the outcome of the Eight Hours Act was a. question they heard at every street corner, and that ques- tion he was not prepared to answer. The mani- festo issued by the masters was the first he (Mr. Morrell) could remember ever being pub- lished from the coal owners' side, and no thought it was rather suggestive. Clearly, Par- liament thought eight hours at one time was sufficient to b3 down a mine, and he thought all reasonable men would aomi' that (applause). Mr, j

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