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LABOR QUESTIONS

[pee press association.] r London, August, 13. The strikes m South Wales affect 70,000 people. The prospects of an agreement being arrived at are improving. , '■ Rioting, followed by a strike, has occurred among workmen m the quarries on Mr Parnell's estates. Signal boxes have been burned by the strikers to prevent the lines being worked. The Royal Engineers have blen asked to work the railways. London, August 14. The Postmaster-General has r»in--1 stated fifty postmen. t . The Dublin and Wexford railway strike lias collapsed. Losses by the Cardiff strikes are estimated already at a quarter of a million.' Military have been despatched to Birmingham. Melbourne, August 14. The marine officers and shipowners have a conference to-morrow.

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LABOR QUESTIONS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2492, 15 August 1890

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LABOR QUESTIONS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2492, 15 August 1890

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