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SYDNEY, August 20. There is littte excitement over the strike of the maritime bodies., ancl the wharves continue to be deserted. Contrary to, expectations, the difficulty- has, extended to the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, and the wharf laborers engaged m unloading the s.s. Waihora to-day were stopped by the Defence Cornmitto© of the Seamen's Union, who ordered work to cease. The crew then proceeded to discharge the ship* but they also were! ordered to discontinue. Work was, however, allowed to proceed an the captain representing that, i% was illegal to interfere with the work oi a crew shipped under Nw Zealand articles. Th© wharf laborers are appointing pickets. Ocean-going steamers are not affected by the present difficulty. A large number of non-Ui\ion men are offering .their serw«S; In working wharves and &hipa. It stated that members of the Butchers', Bakers' and Grocers' Unions have been forbidden to s\ippjy stores to vessels manned by non-Uni,on officers ancl o,'ews,. carters and draymen are ceasing work.

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THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR CRISIS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR CRISIS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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