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THE LONDON LABORERS.

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London, September 4. The steamer Fifeshire is half unloaded, but only a email portion of the Kaikoura'B cargo has been taken out. The Tainui's departure is indefinite. Mrs Gladstone has been visiting the homes of the strikers and has subscribed to the funds, The latter are incretsing m amount. Burns says the strike at Liverpool will counteract movements of the shipping thither, also at Glasgow. Similar steps will be taken at Southampton if necessary. Canon Holland and the Revs Mason and Lester, who are among the leading clergy of the Eaßt End of London, have sent letters ot sympathy to the strikers. Fifteen thousand pickets are distributed about the Docks. The Lord Mayor Whitehead will mediate m October between the men and the Dock Companies. The situation between the 1 Dock Companies and the Btrikers remains unelianged, and both sides show a dogged resolution not to give way. The steamer Liguria, which has been ! detained some days, sailed for Australia j to-day. The New Zoaland Shipping Company's Kaikoura has succeeded m landing 6000 carcases of mutton. Out of 900,000 members of various Trade Unions, 40,000 have given a vote m favor of the eight hours system, while 63 000 oppose. The remaining members were silent on the question. London, September 5 The vast majority of the laborers on the wharves m Middlesex have resumed work, and some of those on the burrey side. The btrikers' Committee are yielding to the demands of the wharfingers and grain merchants, and have allowed the strikers to resume work where the demands have been conceded, >■■' The Dock Companies propose a Conference with shipowners relative to unloading vessels at the earliest possible moment. The strike is extending to iron, building and timber trades, although not to general trades. (Received September 6, 12.35 p.m.) : London, September 5 The position as regards the lightermen and watermen is unchanged. Many wharf laborers and granary men are accepting yesterday's concession of sixpence an hour for ordinary work, and oightpence an hour for overtime, the minimum amount paid for any term of employment to be 2s, the abolition of oontractß, the men sharing the profits equally with tbe foreman. Burns desires a rapid settlement of the difficulty as regards the w^a,rfa, fa order that the docks m,ay fee iaqlatod, lb,e manifestations of Australian gen> rosity have aroused much enthusiasm among the strikers, JKxpressiang of sympathj have been yeoeived from Canada and the United States, bnt no aioney contributions have been forwarded.

Atjok&ANd, September 5 The Knights of labor have opened lists for subscriptions In aid of the London dock Btrlkere. Wellington, September 5 Several Trade Unions have resolved to contribute towards tbe London strike lauds. Dtjnbdin, September 5 The Federated Seamen's Onion hivo decided to send £300 to the dock laboretß oa strike In London.

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THE LONDON LABORERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2219, 6 September 1889

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