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COUNTRY NEWS.

TJNE5IPI.OYED AT GUNDAGAI.

_ (iUNDABAI, HimuV.

Lat night BOO mon whn aro waiting for worl. on the Gundagui-lumut railway marched from ¡boulh to North Gundagai, escorted by the Town Band to the Asssembly Hall and held n meeting Fntlv SOO por- tón« were present Tho Mayor (Mr J M Dodd) presided He atatod that the objoct of the mooting was to urne tho Minuter for Works to forward worl. on the line at onco A resolution was can ¡ed protesting against tho delay m proceeding with the work, of constructing the Gundagai to Tumut rail- way, and urging unon the Minister for Work» the necessity of at once commencing operations on a lame scale A resolution that Mr O'sullivan bo ut once cornmuuicated with was also carried The Mayor said lie was in thorough sympathy with the meeting, und kRew tho situation win Benoiis Ho bel oved that plans were not vet ready for IliB lino, hence the delay. Ile considered it a sharue that so ie\» local men were engaged for norie on the line Many of (he mea who are unemployed are living upon grpen corn ïosrer dny 11 families arriyod from Captain's Flat expecting work, and the number is daily boing augmented from all parts of the colony 'I hero »re now over 100 mon under canvas At the meeting one speaker suggested that a relief fund be started, but the townspeople contend that tne Government should give the necessary

relief

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