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NEW ZEALAND MUTTON ROTTING.

(Reoelved August 27, 12,30 pm,) London, Argust 27. The ooal porters at the London depots have made a demand for higher wages. j The sea borne coal trade is at a standstill | The strikers are a hundred thousand m number, and with the exception of the dock laborers and stevedores none are directed by the Union Oonncils. _he monetary assistance given the strikers is spasmodio and not likely tQ last. Parleyings are now proceeding, but the Companies hesitate to yield certain points. The Socialist, Burns, is acting on behalf of the strikers. Thousands of tons of New Zealand meat are rotting m the holds of the vessels, and prices are consequently doubling.

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NEW ZEALAND MUTTON ROTTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2211, 28 August 1889

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NEW ZEALAND MUTTON ROTTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2211, 28 August 1889

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