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THE WORKER'S CONGRESS.

■ ♦ ■■ .. . ... The following, aoaordlng to the Perls correspondent of " The Times)" are th« resolutions adopted by the International Workers' Congress held m Paris :— 1. Bight hours a day to ba the maximum of the day's work fixed by Intern** tlonal law. 2. At least one day's holiday to be given each week, and no work to bedone on fete days. 3. Abolition of nlgbfc work as far as practicable for men, and entirely for women and children. 4. The total suppression of labor by children below the nge of 14, and the protection of ohtldren up to the age of 18.' X Complete technical and profeastonal ednoatloo. 6. Overtime to be paid for at double rates, and limited to four hours In 24. 7, Civil and orlmlnal responsibility of the employers for accidents. 8. An adeqnsta number of qualifiad inspectors to be nominated by tbe workers themselves, and paid by the State or the commune, with foil power to ente* workshops, factories, ot religious establishments at any time/ and to examine the apprentices at their own homes, & Workshops to be organised by the workers with subsidies from the muntolpaltioa of the State. 10. Prison and workhouse labor to, be oondnoted, under the same conditions as free labor and to be employed as far «« possible on great publlo works. 11; No foreign laborers to ba allowed to to acaept em* ploymsnt, and no employers to be allows* to employ euoh laborers at rates of wages below the trade union ratea fixed fov their trade. 12. A minimum wage to be) fixed m evry country In acewd&nca with a reasonable siandw bt living, 13. The abrogation of al\ Uwa «gatnat the International organtoailori of labor. 14. Equal pay and opportunities for women and men foe tqaai work; Ik Was mentioned by MrFanwlok M.P. that he had found tbe English mlnert| who worked seven and a-balf hoars a day, earned 2d a day more than the Get-» man or Belgian miners, who worked twelve hours a day. It followed, therefore, ha ; said, from this stale of things that It would be Impossible to improve the condition of the mining classes In England nnlesi continental miners were able to betteff their position.

Rough on CoßNSi— Ash. for Welli Rough on Corns. Quick relief, complete, permanent cure. Corns, warts, bunions. At chemists and d uggists. The " Grey Rivet Argua " of Monday saya : —James Maher, one of the men m the Boar* ing Meg Water-raoe Company, met with an aooident on Friday evening wbile felling • tree. The tree feU on hia oheßt and ankle. The injured man was brought to town bj tha Brunn.ej twin on Saturday evening and taken to the Grey River Hospital, where he was attended to by Dr Morioe. It took forty -Bix men from eight o'olook m the. morning till four o'olook m the afternoon to take him from the soene of the aooident to the Grey river (a distance of eeven miles). The road is Bimply abominable, and the propoied. feot-traflk will

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THE WORKER'S CONGRESS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2224, 12 September 1889

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