(Received September 10, 11.30 a.m.) London, September 9. The United Labor Council of London has remitted £280 to Melbourne and £500 to Sydney. Twelve thousand North Wales miners held a demonstration in favor of eight hours' labor. Delegates from old,and powerful Unions to the Trades. Congress at Liverpool complain that they were swamped by delegates from younger and unimportant Societies. Great uneasiness is felt inconsequence, and Lancashire operatives will probably withdraw from the Union. . (Received September 10, 10.20 a.m.) Melbourne, ' September 10. Replying to a question in the House of Assembly yesterday, the Premier stated that Government considered ifc unwise and injudicious to legislate in the present labor difficulty. The Employers Union has cabled details of the strike to London. , Adelaide, September 10. A vessel has gone on the reef near Cape Jervis. Assistance has been sent her from here, but the name of the ship'is unknown. ? Hobakt, September 10. The Monbwa'i is .'discharging with non-Unionists.
! Wellington, Septf 10 The Tongariro is bei»g discharged by her crew An attempt was made to,load the Duke of Westminster with meat this morning,, but the carters conveying the meat from the slaughter yards at Ngarangha were stopped on arrival. in town. A further attempt is to.be made this afternoon. Matters on the wharves are very'quiefc and peaceable. ', , .„.. , ; ; Dunedin, September^ 10. To-clay the JPiakois being diicftarijed by her own crew and non-union-labor. Tho boycott is withdrawn from shore so far as the carters are concerned. AH Duthie's men turned up this morning, and express their willingness to do any work sent to them without question. Mr Bines, Secretary of the Carter^ Union, states it was seen advisable to kreep the boycott entirely off shore, and confine it to the wharves. It is further stated that Mr Bines admits a mistake has been made, and his union is *wMing to recede from the position as "untenatJle and ineffective, and caused irritation;; never dreamt of. ' . Lambton's men also returned to "work. Theunion agraeto make good any loss nonunion men have sustained by paying fares: back if they will vacate the places. This was carried by a small majority. Nine of Duthie's men have returned to duty. The rest will go back if all non-union labor is dismissed, which Mr Duthie declines emphatically to do. , ■
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Latest Telegrams., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2514, 10 September 1890
Latest Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2514, 10 September 1890
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