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The Labor Troubles.

—* _ [per press association.} LoKbosr, May 2. . The parade in .Hyde Park n was a fiasco, and it was computed hot more : than. 1500 r :p^pJe^;;jnafnlj v -So<sialists, ajtten'ded^ Bpee^hefe Were de- , livered there, and also at Clerkenwellj, -: j Middles^ i'SWP* ' ' ■ ■'•" <> -'s.'.l llMyrMp&R, May, &: ■„.. The eight-hours agitation is spreading through the States. The* holiday here was. observed by 130,000-workmenr'- ~—fi." -•^ ■:■' ;V" -I4fHAMEWRo^IUy2. -\- -1% viW 'probably f (lire^eA that ; nine* tjiousand Grovernmeht employees " t ; were. abselit \Yithbut leaye on the Ist, be dismissed. VJ " '"'.'_ -•, .( ■ - ,?! ;Btoa ' Yesterday's holiday was observed by , the workmen in the city,i and there was some rioting during the demonstra- ' tion. The military,' who were in readiness in case of need, charged the ~'-:- crowd and dispersed them.;? '^ ; ," ;'/,.,/;, MADRIBy M»y 2. The eight hours system ufbemg con- . ceded by numbers of masters through • Out Spain. „.• .f. •-,;;-, ;•' ,-I,'J ■;;,; :o < ' .>';_'_■ During the labor demonstration at Valencia military^aid was Invoked to maintain order* -Strikes afe~ spreading throughout Spain, Owing to* the riots at Bare©- < lona martial"law has been proclaimed, there. ■ „ .-. ,••-,,. •;.;•> •->; -, After the. procession •;yesterday the delegates from: the workmen presented apetition to the! Cortes spraying that , ■ the length of a day's York l>K6^ld, be. fixed at eighti'haurs;'; "^%£^, " / .' « • „ ; ijIARSBiiLEs, Hay, 2v ( - , %>, • Duriw? ' tKe r laßor demonstration yesterday a mob pillaged a factory, and broke into many of the shops. The police were powerless to interfere v.

■;;</> .<am ;.,a!,.:.; Paris, May 2. The only approach to disorder here ■'was a little scuffling, which took place - between the military and processionists. ' Several delegates presented petitions to the Chamber of Deputies with reference to the. eight hours' ./ , movement, and M. Ploquet, President, ' promised that the request should . receive every consideration at the hands ; of. the Chamber. m j Labor riots broke out in Roubaix, a ! chief seat of the French woollen manu- :_ » .factures, and troops had to be called j : ; out to disperse the mob. Forty! thousand employees of the woollen factories in Roubaix are out on strike. ", ," > ,', .■ - Vienna, May 2. ', ,■ Seventy meetings were held in this •\ city, yesterday; at all of which resolu- ' tibnS were unanimously adopted favor- ; pig eight hours :a8: the. length of a day's work. Inconsequence of a disturbance it took the' Turcoman Dragoons ;to disperse the mob. , -

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The Labor Troubles., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2421, 5 May 1890

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The Labor Troubles. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2421, 5 May 1890

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