,i (Received September 4, 10.35 a.m.) ' London, September 3., The Trades' Congress kwe approve the principle of payment of members. \ The first trial of strength between ;New and Old Unionism resulted, after ;a heated discussion, m the defeat of jtlie; Socialist programme by 2f>'3 to 93. 'The division was taken on an amerid^ ment compelling working class candidates for- Parliament to support; nationalisation of the lancL /Burns severely attacked the present labor members m the House of Commons. The gasworkers forward £1000 to Australia. : The sailors land firennan liave voted £1000. Stick makers propose a weekly levy of 6d, and engineers offer Is, which is calculated ,to produce £3000 per week. ■ (Received Sepfc, 4, 11.15 a .m.) ; The " Standard," m the course of an article on the, strikes, says working imen na longer rely on breaking dowta m de>t»H the employers of Great IHtain, but by a collective resource of Trades Unionism m the two hemisphere's. :'... Sydney, September 4. H.M.S. Royalist, the; only man-of-war m port, is mustering her men, and refuses to grant leave of absence during the present labor disturbances. ; '- The Woollongong coal proprietors have declined to load vessels with Union crews. Sailed—Mariposa for Auckland* Melbourne, September # Subscriptions are coming m freely i for the Employers' fund. It was augumented by £4000 yesterday. The statement that the Monowai's crew returned on board is incorrect. The men accepted unconditional discharge and were paid off. Brisbane, September 4k. The officers and crew of the Rosamond are discharging her. Adelaide, Septeus&er 4. : The Gas Company anricwmce they will be compelled to reduce the supply after September 10.
■Wellington, September 4. TW>. Times" states that telegrams 3?ecerved from the South point to a belief that arrangements will soon be arrived at which will lead to a settlement of the dispute. . ■■•■>'.■] Chief officers of the following steamers have joined the Masters' Association:^, Waihora, Takapuna, Waratea, Wanaka. Mawhera, Omapere, Southern Cross, Waihi, \Kanieri, Moa, Manawatu, Mahinapua. The following second mates have joined :—Wanaka, Waihora, Moa, Waratea, Mahinapua ; also third and fourth mates of the Waihora. So far 70 masters and mates have joined. The weather is still cold and rough, and little is doing on the wharf, except work on the Southern Cross. Carters and expressmen, have practically struck, blocking nil trade. Interest i> now chiefly centred m what the railway m«n will do, Dtjnedix, September 4. The Typographical Association have unanimously voted a weekly levy of 2s 6d during the continuance of the strike. the railway servants meeting lastr. n^ght it is understood the voting paper* ! showed a large majority m favor of sup* Sporting ohe Executive should a strike be resolved upon. It is stated the Execukit© will issue instructions to-morrow. The Rev. Mr Waddel writes to the Pres 1 saying he Is unable to agree with th action which led up to the present complications, but hopes to see a settlement affected upon fche.se lines :—Existing contracts between Union Company and nonUnion labour to be adhered to for six I months, or such shorter term as may b«
agreed upon ; that at the expiration of that time the relations existing between the Union Company and the Seamen's Union previous to the present strike be resumed, and that meanwhile Unionists agree to work with non-unionists till the termination of the latter's contract with the Company : that the Union Company refrain from employing non-union labor on Australian shores, and the Seamen's Union undertake to provide the necessary Union labor, pending a settlement of the present dispute ; that the question of the Officers relation to the Maritime Council be postponed for six months.
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