THE GERMAN STRIKES
FURTHER SPREAD OF THE MOVEMENT. ADVICE OF THE EMPEROR. [PFB PbKSS A«WOOIATIOW.] Bielin, M«y Is. The strike m Westphalia is spreading to Wassenberg and Aix-la-Chapelle m the Rhine provinces. Prince Bismarck is said to be much concerned at the spread of strikes m Westphalia, which evidently are caused by a wide and effective organisation. As the outcome of the strikes, Urge quantities of coal, coke, and iron were purchased m England for use m Germany. BißLtar, M»y 17, The Emperor William has advised 8 deputation from the colliery proprietor! who waited upon him to keep clou touch of the workmen and use every effort to provide for their welfare. It is probable that a compromise will be arranged on the basis of eight houn labor, with increased wages.
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THE GERMAN STRIKES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 18 May 1889
THE GERMAN STRIKES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 18 May 1889
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