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LABOR QUESTIONS.

■ „;' [per press association.] ; ' ■ ... „ London, June 23. By orders of Sir Edward Bradford, who has succeeded Mr Miraro as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, the delegates appointed by the police to advocate their interests were prevented from meeting at Bow street and sentries were placed at every door.' One bf^ the Inspectors ordered the Station reserves to compel the delegates to quit the footway, but'they refused and were loudly cheered by their comrades. Subsequently the police assembled at Adelphi teria'ce, ,W. C., when a petition , to, be presented to Mr H.: Matthews, Home Secretary, was drawn up, requesting him i 6 meet the delegates at Bow street on Monduy. The men are enraged at the action of the Commissioner, and have resolved on .a general strike if any of the delegftes are punished. A sergeant and a constable have been arrested for,addressing an6ther meeting of police, and .the men belonging to the station have refused duty until they are released.- "'"','' ■' . ■London, June 24. ' Seventy thousand coal miners at South-' port held a,demonstration,to-dayiii favor of the eight hour system , and protesting against, the levying of royalties. ■' ' ; Sydney; June' 24l The' Employers' Committee has completed arrangemei|t^,for following the course determuie.d on at the meeting last week, i , „■ ;

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LABOR QUESTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2451, 26 June 1890

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LABOR QUESTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2451, 26 June 1890

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