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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY.

€»,b-eymouth, August 20. I Alt the hands on the tug Westland from ' ifhe captain clown have received separate written notices that their services will be dispensed wi,th at the end of September owing to the insufficiency of work to keep the tug going. T?he Graf ton- took away about thi-rty outward passengers this morning, a number of them beinjr coal miners. Other miners keep going overland, for the Bast Coast. ". " ' i

Auckland, August 20. Afc a public meeting to-night, held under the auspices of the Trades and Labor Council, resolutions were passed supporting the Maritime Council m its sh-mjirle with Whitcombe and Tombs, approving of the Labor Bills now before Parliament, and concurring m the principle of the Shop Hours Bill, and pledging the meeting to consistently boycott Whitcombe and Tombs and their local agents. Invbecakgill, August 20. The grain merchants this afternoon agreed to the demand of the ifcermittent laborers for fifteen pence an hour. Several men went out on strike, on Monday because the demand was not conceded.

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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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THE BRUNNERTON DIFFICULTY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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