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THE LONDON LABORERS.

(PER JPHBSJS ASSOCIATION, *

London, September 9 Fifty wharfingers have granted the men's demands. The merchants of Mark Lane have petitioned the Government to suppress the practice of picketing. 'Ihe JDock Companies declare the workmen of the East End of London are under a reign ot terror. | Lobdon, September 10 Thirty wharf-owners have conceded the men's terms. The press comment on the spbndid donations from Australia in aid of the strikers, contrasted with the empty motions of sympathy from America. The Dock Companies assert that they, have reached the limit of their concessions, which they calculate will cost them £70,000 per annum, City men assert that the extra expense will not be more than £20,000. Negotiations with the shipowners are suspended until the Lord Mayor has completed his work of mediation Burns says that the support of the, Australian colonies has proved the. backbone of the strike. t v : ; Mblboubnb, September l6j'\) The strike fund has reached £9300,

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THE LONDON LABORERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2223, 11 September 1889

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THE LONDON LABORERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2223, 11 September 1889

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