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rSETTLEMENT OF KAIL-WAY STRIKE.

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r SETTLEMENT OF KAIL- WAY STRIKE. I GOVERNMENT'S TWO CONCESSIONS. I PRESENT WAGES TILL NEXT I SEPTEMBER. 51s MI NIM CM. I The news on Sunday evening that the railway strike had been settled, and that the men would resume work on Monday, was received With a feeling 9£ relief throughout the country. After a struggle which lasted just ever a week, agreement was reached at 4 15 p m. on Sunday. TERMS OF SETTLEMENT. I The following official statement was issued from 10, Downing-street at 7 o'clock on Sunday evening:— The representatives of the Railwaymen's L iiions, accompanied by the representa- tives of the Transport Workers and asso- ciated unions, called at 10, Downing-street, at 11.30 a.m. to-day and had interviews with the Prime Minister and Mr Bonar Law. As a result, the following agree- ment was reached:- 1. Work to bo resumed forthwith. 2. On the full resumption of work, negotiations shall be continued, with the understnding tlit they will be completed before December 316t, 1919. 3. Wages will be stabilised in the United Kingdom at their pre.sent level up to September 30th( 1920. Any time Jitt-cr August 1st, 1920, they may be reviewed in the light of the circum- stances then existing. 4. No aduit railwayman in Great Britain shall receive less than 51" so long as the cost of living is not less than 110 l>cr cent, above pie-war level. 6. The N.U.R. and the A S.L.E. and F. agree that the men shall work har- moniously with the railway servants who have remained at or returned to work, and the Government and the N. U .R. and the A.S.L.E. and F. agree that no man shall be prejudiced in any way as a result of the strike. 6. The arrears of wages which have been withheld in consequence of breach I cf contract will lie paid after the re- sumption of work. The Government's previous oiler, re- jected on Friday, provided for a seven days' truce for wages discussion, with arbi- tration to follow oil failure to agree. The men demanded the merging ot tile war bonus ot 33:3 into their wages, with a Hat minimum of 60s a week. It will be noticed ..hat the settlement in. eludes no mention of arbitration. VVhat I the men have gained is a six months' extension of the nine during which their war bonus is to remain untouched, and a promise that negotiations on the standard- ised wage shall be completed by the end of the year. "A CREDIT JO BOTH SIDES." I Mr Thomas, speaking at a joy demonstra- tioi in London later, said it was an hon. ourabif scctlemont and a credit to both sides. The Labour leaders, he declared, were unanimously of the opinion that the settlement was due to the Premier's efforts. THE KING GRATIFIED AT THE I RESULT. The Premier received a pi cat ovation I from the crowd in Downing-street on sot- tnig out, to inform the King of the result. His Majesty was greatly pleased at tho result of the conference, Dating taken the keenest interest iu the disnute from the | beginning

THE "LEINSTER" ANNI-I VERSARY.-

THE STRIKE SETTLEMENT.

HOW THE "CHRONICLE" WAS DISTRIBUTED.

—•| MISS DOUGLAS PENNANT.…

rTHE DUKE S OFFER.j

-< MILITARY SERVICE TRIBUNALS.

ICARNARVON AND MERIONETH SLATE…

i — .I i THE QrESTIOF VICTORY.I

ITHE STRIKE AND THE SLATE…

IMESSRS MORRIS AND JONES I…

IPREMIER'S BROTHERI ORGANISES…

ENTHUSIASTIC SCENES ATI HOL…

ICROSS CHANNEL SERVICEI RESUMED.…

ISETTLEMENT JUST IN TIME.…

IA NEEDLESS INFLICTION._I

PREMIER AND THE STRIKE.I

ICONTRACT HOLDERS I .ANXIOUS.

THE RECTOR OF PYFFRYN.

IBANGOR MEN PLEASED WITH SETTLEMENT.;

FUTURE OF ROAD I TRANSPORT.

AMERICA SHOWS THE WAY. I

THE WEATHER.

SOCIAL-

Family Notices

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