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Second Edition riBOR QUESTIONS,

[per press association] "■'■■ TiMAitu, Sept. i. The formal cause of the wharf hands going out on strike is that trucks are loaded by non-Unionists. At 1 p.m. the chief clerk, wharf clerk, and cranedriver got m the trucks, and the crew ashore began stowing oats. Two shunters were then sent down. It is expected they will be called cut. A crowd on the wharf chaffed the clerks. Mill hands meet to-night, and are expected to go ont .-.yamst non-Union labor. (Received September 1, 11 a.m.) Melbourne, September 1. The Secretary of the Victorian Steamship Owners' Association received a cablegram from a kindred body m London stating that the farmer may fully rely on the cordial co-opera-tion of the latter body, which is also prepared to render substantial monetary assistance to enable a firm stand to be made against the strikers. A meeting of 50,000 workmen was held m Flinders Park yesterday. Some Socialists took part m the meeting] and delivered an harangue to a section of the crowd advocating rifles and dynamite to secure the abolition of the capitalist class. Public feeling against the leaders of the strike is strengthening since it has been generally recognised there was no necessity for calling out the gas stokers except with the view of terrorising and coercing public opin?o i.

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Second Edition riBOR QUESTIONS,, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2506, 1 September 1890

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Second Edition riBOR QUESTIONS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2506, 1 September 1890

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