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."FARM LABOURERS' WAGES."

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"FARM LABOURERS' WAGES." Sir,—As an ardent trade unionist, I was delighted to see a letter in- your issue of last week on the above subject, and the thought that crossed my mind was, "Are the Agricultural Workers at last a wakening from their long sleep. "Son of the .Soil's" letter i.s timely, for we that are fairly well versed in Trade Union Move- ments, are aware that there is being started through- out rural England and Wales, a rousing campaign which undoubtedly will be the means of bringing the land worker within the pale of "Organised Labour." I am of opinion, that never was the time more opportune. To-day from all parts, we hear the cry, "Produce more food for thereby will victory only be assured." What a deplorable state of affairs it is-that the real food- produced is (as 'Son of the Soil' states) the hardest, worked and poorest paid, of all the workers of this country. What is the reason for it? Why, simply this, that the agricultural labourers have been in the past indifferent to their own interests. They have relied enl." on their personal efforts. It is up to them to now follow the lead given them by all other workers, and organi-e themselves. "The Agricultural Labourer and Rural Workers' Union," have, I believe, appointed six additional organisers, and one of these will, in the near future, be making a tour of Brecon and Radnor. Here he will find plenty of scope for his abilities, for Brecon boasts of about 4,036 agricultural workers, and Radnor something like. 3,001, while the two counties cannot boast (unless recently established) of a single branch of the above Union. The farmers of Brecon anJ Radnor have realised the necessity of organising themselves. It is up to the agricultural workers to do likewise, for only then, and not until then, .shall tlien as workers come into their own. I should strongly ad- vise "Son of the Soil" to get into communication with any trade unionist in his district, and lie would render liim any assistance which he may require for the es- tablishment of a branch.—Yours, etc., 1 RADE I NIOXIST.

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