§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. J. M. Robertson)
According to the latest report of the Interstate Commercial Department of the United States, the average daily earnings of engine drivers was 18s. 6d., of firemen 11s. 1½d., and of permanent way labourers 5s. 9d. in 1909. The earnings of goods porters and platelayers are not separately shown.