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SENGHENYDD PITi DISASTER.

Swansea Valley Trade

German Coal for LondonI

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FROM LABOUR'S STANDPOINT.

!Short Factory Hours. II

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I -LAND REFORMER'S DEATH.…

MINERS' WAGE DEMANDI

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MINERS' WAGE DEMAND Important proposals were submitted to the English Coal Conciliation Board on Friday for the adoption of a new wage standard) in plaoe of the present stand- ard of 1888, which the men urge is in. adequate and inapplicable to the con- ditions of to-day. The standard on which wages are now calculated represents a wage varving from 4s. to 5s. per day, according to the different districts. Ciid-er the proposed new standard wages would range from 6s. to 7s.6d. per day. The -ooalowners, intimated that they looked upon the proposal as one to be considered as part of any new agreement for the continuation of the Conciliation Boord with a fixed minimum and maxi- mum wage. L urthcr consi delation of the matter was adjourned.

IDEA TH OF LORD WIMBORNE I

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