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The Labor Troubles.

[per press association.]

London, June 5

The Salvation Army is starting labo» bureaux for the purpose of registering unemployed. It is intended, if possible, to establish co-operative farms and workshops.

Auckland, June 5. The fiallot amongst the railway servants in this district on the question of resorting to extreme measures in the dispute with-the Railway Commissioners, resulted sis follows :—For, 349 ; against, 10. A ballot was also taken on the question of the federation of the Society of Railway Servants with the Maritime Council, and. showed the following results —For, 351; against, 8

Wellington, June 5.

The Conference between the Marine Officers 1 Association and the steamship owners will probably be held on the 19bh hist., having been held over until the arrival of the Hon George McLean, Chairman of the Union Company. A Carpenters' Union has been formed, and close on 200 names have already been subscribed. All the tailoring firms have given adhesion to the movement to close their establishments at 6 p.m. on five days in the week and at 9 p.m. on Saturdays. The Committee of the Canterbury branch of the Hail way Servants Society met last night. A vote of the branch was taken on the question of federation with the Maritime Council, the result being—For 856, agaiust 4, informal 1.

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The Labor Troubles., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2434, 6 June 1890

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The Labor Troubles. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2434, 6 June 1890

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