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THE LONDON LABORERS.

(per press association.* London, September 8. Mr Samuel Plirasoll, formerly member for Derby, will oppose Burns if he seeks to enter Parliament. The Lord Mayor accuses the strikers of a breach of faith m refusing to accept the compromise. At a meeting m Hyde Park Burns stated he merely undertook to submit the proposal to the Executive. The rejection was unanimous, and so was the opinion that mediation is a mistake. London, September 9, The Lord Mayor, Cardinal Manning, and Bishop Temple jointly publish a letter stating they are unable to understand the rejection of their proposals by the men, and if they persist m it the strikers will justly forfeit public sym-. pathy. It is stated the men wil] resume work at 6d ?n hour, to begin m October, and the Lord Mayor is trying to induce the Companies to grant the increase at an earlier date than January as at first arranged. (Received September lp. 2 30 p.m.) Lonjk.v September 9. Public opinion is Licensed at the strike leaders. Bur.is denies that h,e is accepting a com promise as a, solution, | of th,e Kpqblej and k9r4M»yQr wtyt*»

head, Cardinal Manning and Bishop Temple declare the contrary. Some of the pickets totally blended with, quicklime, a man who was wishing to obtain work. Ueeymotjth, Bopt,ombor 9. A public meeting waa held to-night to ralsio money to aeßUt tbe dock strikers. Oollootorß ware appointed to cnvana the tovra, and the wharf, quarry, and railway hunds. AH subscrip'lons to bo la by Wedno*dny night Tho Brunnsr ralnera and public are sending Home one hundred uoundu. Ohristohuboh. Septomber 9. At » meeting of tbe man employed At the Addlngton Workahops, held yesterday It was unanimously decided to givo expression to the deep sympathy felt for the men onjjagej m the keen utroggla botweea labor and capital now going on tn London by at once tponlug rutgorJptlon Hats m aid of tho strike fond. A etong Onmmlttee, reprosontlng aaeh department, waa appointed, and it was suggested that aa tho cabling Home of small BminnU would be too expansive, one central fund ehoold bo eatabllihed In Obrio ohorch, under tho charge of hli Worship tbe Mayor, or some other pro* minent citizen, into which ail tho smaller amounts sabßoribed and collected by different bodies of men could be paid, and the whole amount ao realised oabled Home m one sum.

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THE LONDON LABORERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2222, 10 September 1889

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THE LONDON LABORERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2222, 10 September 1889

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