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Latest Telegrams.

(Received September 6, 11 a.m.) SyjjNßY, Sept. 6. Strike pay has been issued to the maritime officers. The majority of members state they can stand till the termination of the strike without assistance. One thousand special constables are now enrolled. Troopers are doing duty m the most dangerous localities. The Mayor has had an interview with both sides, but the result is not allowed to transpire. Government consider Conciliation Bills more mischievous than beneficial. In the meantime they do not intend to support any means suggested^ for conciliation, as they consider legislation is not required so much as the maintenance of law and order. They have sent a reply to Mr Playford, Premier of South Australia, to this effect. Th» Bayley and Balmoral caastle are awaiting coal at Newcastle. The former expects to load tinder police protection to-day. Arrived—Defiance, from Whangaroa; Wentworth, from Hokianga; Peerless and Eillan Donan, from Kaiapara. Newcastle, September 6. Sailed, Lady Mabel, for Lyttellon. Melboukne, September 6. Arrived, Clyde, from New Zealand. Freemantle, September 6. Arrived, Annie Hill, from New Zealand. Brisbane, September 6 Arrived : Bio, from Napier. (Received Sept. 6, 11.50 a.m.) Melbouene, September 6 The action by seamen to recover wages when they had left vessels before 24 hours' notice expired was dismissed. The case will probably be taken to the Appeal Court, and made a test one. The Strike Committee state the case , of the laborers is very desperate. This J is the greatest battle they have ever had, but employers are better prepared than the Unions, and the latter urgently need funds. If money is iorthcoming the Unions may be confident of winning. It has been decided to convene an Intercolonial Conference of Trades Councils immediately, and make one more overture to employers to hold a Conference. If this is not accepted the onus of continuing the struggle will be thrown on the masters. Brisbane, September 6. The shipowners announce that arrangements have been completed to resume running at an. early date, and advise their employees to seek work elsewhere. The strike is virtually regarded as over here. The Rosamond anticipates that .Queensland will be able to supply a sufficient quantity of coal to enable lOwaaers m this and other colonies to ■Aide met the present difficulties. Washington, September 5. The carpenters' strike at Chicago has succeeded. (Received Sep. (5, 11. a.m.) London, September 5. The total amount of reserve m the Bank of England is £14,220,000, proportion of reserve to liabilities 449 per cent. Consols, 96£, ex div. ; New Zealand 4 mer«3ent inscribed stock, 107£ ; ditto, 3* Adelaide wheat, 395, quiet; Victorian, •38s; New Zealand long-berried ditto, 37s 6d ; market quiet. Sugar—German beet, 13s 9d ; Java do., 16s 9d, active demand.

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Latest Telegrams., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2511, 6 September 1890

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Latest Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2511, 6 September 1890

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