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THE TINPLATE INDUSTRY IN CARMARTHEN.

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THE TINPLATE INDUSTRY IN CARMARTHEN. A SERIOUS OUTLOOK. I Matters at the Carmarthen Tin Works, owned by Messrs. Thomas Lester and Co., have for some time past been in a very unsettled state. The employees have been in a chronic condition of strike, and we now learn that there are grave reasons for fearing that the works will be permanently closed. During the past few weeks the proprietors have stopped work in order to carry out some necessary repairs. This, of course, prevented them undertaking any large orders, but in order to keep the employees going they offered to let them work in the meantime at a reduced wage. This the men refused to do, and further, it is understood, declined to work even at the full 1874 scale unless they were guaranteed constant employment. This is a stipulation which the pro- prietors were unable to agree to, as it is obvious that they cannot command a regular continuance of orders. The men declared on Monday of last week their intention of strictly adhering to their decision, and now Messrs. Lester & Co. are seriously thinking of closing the works permanently, and of transferring their business to other works situated in a. more advantageous centre, which have been actually .offered them. Should they carry out their plan, it willlllcan a loss of employment for 2UO hands, who have, up to now, been drawing some XS,000 a year in wages. Five years ago, the wage-roll totalled £ 15,000. The comparative isolation of the Carmarthen Works from the coal and export centres militates greatly against their prosperity, and, in fact, it is only the personal influence of the firm which have kept them going so long so that, should j they be deserted by the present proprietors, which is s now quite possible, the prospect cf a restart will be remote.

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