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The Labor Troubles.

[per press association.]

London, March 29 and 31. The strike among the Medway lightermen is extending. The children of strikers in Liverpool are starving, Men stoned the blacklegs. The Dockers' Union have decided to ignore the Chamber of Commerce Conciliation Board.

Madrid, March 31. Twenty thousand Trade Unionists in Catalonia, a province in the N.E. of Spain, have gone out on strike.

Berlin, March 29. Sir J. Gorsfc speaking at the Labor Conference, said women and children would have reason to bless the Kaiser.

The Kaiser is hopeful of eventually bringing round the French and Swiss to the views of the Labor Conference. The latter further recommends that differences between mine owners and colliers should be settled by arbitration, and inspection of mines should be improved; children under twelve should not be employed iii factories, and women under twenty-one should not be allowed to work at night or on Sundays. All the delegates except those from France voted in favor of Sunday as a day of rest.

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The Labor Troubles., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2390, 1 April 1890

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The Labor Troubles. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2390, 1 April 1890

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