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I "Neav Yokk, August 27. : At Illinois the Central Railway strike is spreading to all railways. Companies in Chicago have determined to resist the demands of the men. [Received Aug. 28,12.30 p.m.] Sydney. August 28. At the Intercolonial Conference! of railway employees, a resolution was passed' to the effect that efforts would 1 be- made to induce the Amalgamated Railway Servants Society of New

Zealand to join the Australian Confederation. Mr J. P. Garvan, member for Eden, has given notice of his intention to move a series of resolutions to bring about a settlement of strikes and labor disputes by arbitration. A Board of Arbitrators to consist of thirteen members, capital to be represented by six members of Legislative Assembly, and labor by six members of same House, with a chairman who is not a member of the Assembly is one of the proposals. (Received August 28, 11.40 a.m.) " London, August 27. The "Times," in referring to the recent addresses of Mr John Burns, asserts that they are becoming more inflammatory. The article atUl.i that he is a duke to his own preposterous schemes, and characterises him as a charlatan, and accues him of trading on the folly and ignorance of those who listen to his utterances. Brussels, August 27. One thousand of the colliers who went out on strike, disclining to accept a reduction in wages, have returned to work. (Received August 28, 1 p.m.) Sydney, August 28. The Secretary of the Seamen's Union, replying to a letter received from the recent Conference of shipowners at Albury, states that the men are prepared to meet the owners in Conference to adopt the basis of an agreement for a period of three years. Two thousand special constables are to be sworn in immediately to maintain order. Newcastle, August 28. A man named Lane, who was struck by a stone during yesterday's disturbance, is in a precarious condition. The scenes in the streets yesterday were of a disgraceful character. Melbourne, August 28. The Gas Companies are rapidly replacing the gas stokers on strike with non-Union laborers. Numerous cases of violence, committed by Unionists, are recorded.

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Latest., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2503, 28 August 1890

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Latest. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2503, 28 August 1890

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