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Great Destitution among the English operatives.

--Since the 1st of January, the applications for public relief among the Manchester operatives have exceeded 200 daily. The Guardian, of a recent date, says:

‘ Of the 84 cotton miles, 53 are working full time, and employing 15,131 hands; 23 short time, employing 7,162 hands; 8 are stopped entirely, and 1,738 hands are thrown out of employment. Of the 13 miles, three are working full time, and giving employment to 944 hands; 7 short time, employing 1,864 hands; and 8 are entirely stopped, and 1,930 hands thrown out of employment. Of 19 small ware mills, 14 are working full time, and employing 2,340 hands; 5 short time, and employing 1,463 persons, while 90 are entirely cut of employment.

Of the 2 prize works, it is working full time, and employing 4 hands, and the other shortime, employing 50 hands; while 220 are entirely out of work. Of 35 dye works, are working full time, and employing 1,063 hands, 16 short time, employing 4,054 hands while one is entirely stopped, and 416 hands thrown out employment. Of 47 machinists, 40 workers are on full time, employing 6,114 hands; 7 are on short time, employing 986 hands, and 1,098 are out of work. Of 25 foundries, 22 are working full time, employing 8,318 hards; 1 short time, 2 hands, while 725 are out of employment. Last week 28, 653 persons were working full time, and this week 28,375; last week, 11,860 short time, and this week, last week, 6,156 were out of employment, while this week, there are 6,221.


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