THE POLICE STRIKE.
Hitherto a police strike lias only bean averted by the advice of the elder men of the force. Government is pressing on the Police Pensions Bill in the House of Commons. The public are indignant at the intimidation employed by the men. Plenty of special constables are ready to volunteer. Over thirty constables who were suspended have been dismissed for refusing or hesitating to proceed on duty when ordered to do so. There is considerable excitement, and many messages of sympathy has been received from other divisions. The " .Star " states that 3000 men are pledged to strike to-niggt.
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THE POLICE STRIKE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2461, 8 July 1890
THE POLICE STRIKE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2461, 8 July 1890
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