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Employment of Kanaka Labor.


Auckland, April 23.

The two officers, who Resigned their positions on board the steamer Janet Nicol because of the employment of Kanaka labor, William Paton, first mate, and Alex. Gillan, second mate, have made long statements as to the Kanaka crew of the steamer, alleging that they are quite unsuitable and know nothing of sea life. The Mercantile Marine Officers' Association intend to take the matter in hand, and make some move regarding it. 1 The Seamen's tJnion are determined to do something in the matter, but their course of action, they say, is not quite clear. There is not a white man or stoker on board the Janet Nicol, so that they cannot call on any men to, come out of the^Shlp. Captain Highman states 'that the two mariners will be aided by the Marine Officers' Association. ' i ■

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Employment of Kanaka Labor., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2409, 24 April 1890

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Employment of Kanaka Labor. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2409, 24 April 1890

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