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LABOR QUESTIONS.

[per press association.]

London, August 18. At the celebration of the anniversary of the dockers' strike sympathy was expressed with the strikers m Melbourne. London, August 19. Prince Bismarck is supporting a gigantic Coal Syndicate, which has been established m Germany to check a rise m the wages of colliers. New York, August 18. The labor agitation m the city has been renewed. During the disturbance arising out of the strike on the New York Central, the police stationed at Albany fired on the mob, wounding three persons. This action enraged the crowd, and some police narrowly escaped being lynched. Sydney, August 19. The wharves present a deserted appearance. The wharf laborers came out m a body at 2 o'clock this afternoon, and the seamen are coming out as the notices expire. The master stevedores are advertising for labor to load and discharge vessels. All vessels m port, except the boats trading to New Zealand, have been laid up. The Jubilee and Tekapo sailed for New Zealand this evening. The coal lumpers have decided to strike tonight. Melbourne, August 19, The maritime bodies have resolved to come out to-morrow. Brisbane, August 19. Managers, clerks, and other officials are engaged discharging cargo on wharves.

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LABOR QUESTIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2496, 20 August 1890

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LABOR QUESTIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2496, 20 August 1890

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