24 APRIL 1920, Page 3

This means that the'dockers are in honour bound tolulfil their

part of the contract in return for the payment of the minimum wage ; in short, to recognize that -there must -be a proper ratio between work •and pay. We hope that the understanding will work out well, though of course there is no positive assurance. At all events it is-a good sign that the feeling between employers -and men is markedly one -of goodwill. But whatever happens this large minimum wage :for unskilled labourers bound to have even more repercussions in other industries than it has already had.