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THE DOCK LABORERS STRIKE.

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London, August 29 The Austral has arrived at Plymouth, and has been ordered to Gravesend. The Liguria is loading at Plymouth. The wharfingers threaten that unless the dock Companies virtually concede the men's demands they will proceed to work the wharves and unload ships m the river instead of at the dock. The strikers have agreed to this course, but the Companies adhere to the determination arrived at yesterday not to grant an increase of wages. The strikers have permitted the Fifeshire and Kaikoura to unload their mutton and the market is consequently abundantly stocked for the time being and business is flat. The New Zealand Shipping Company's clerks are loading the Hurunui. London, August 30. The Strike Committee describes the Companies' concessions as a farce, and announces lhat it will call labor of all grades and description out on strike on Monday unless the demands of the men, are conceded m full by noon on Saturday. (Keoelvod Angaat 31, 12 30 p.m.) London, August 30. The Sailors' Firemen Union, numbering 60,000 members, has offered to go out on strike. (Received Aagnat 31, 1 p m.) fiYDNKY, AngOfit 3s The wharf laborers here have cabled Home for the assistance of the dock men out on strike. Melbourne, August 31. Public subscriptions are being raised m Melbourne and Adelaide for the assistance of the strikers m koodoo,

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THE DOCK LABORERS STRIKE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2214, 31 August 1889

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THE DOCK LABORERS STRIKE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2214, 31 August 1889

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