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Ipswich holds Eight-Hour Day on May for the first time
THE QUEENSLAND TIMES - May 1, 1891


We would congratulate the directors of the demonstration on the wisdom that they have displayed in selecting the present time of the year as the most opportune in which to hold their celebration. Hitherto it has been held in the metropolis on the 1 st of March- a most unsuitable time, for the weather at that period of the year, though not intensely hot, is sufficiently so to militate- if not seriously, at least uncomfortably- against marching in the sun and the holding of out-door amusements.

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