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: Matters m Lytteltqn we]re; particularly quiet yesterday. There was no' cfisturbi ance m the portat all* Some ninety " non-unionists arrived to work on the. various ships and m the sheds.. .. ;..'''.. '"; .' "; ''■ ■'<f % Thep.s■ Terranora arrived f ronfYVaitara m the morning with a number 6f sheep ■and some bullocks. She jwa's''* I'berthed at i the brfiast|irork opposite tfre'.'New'Zealand Loan "and, Mfercaritile CJoni^ati^'s Stores, and her freight, was put'ashore. There are several trucks of cargo now m the yard for her to. take away from th» Port. She sails to-day for Waitara.;.;,'','',, The R.Bt. s.s. Doric arrived-irf Port yesterday morning early. She was berthed aj: the lso. 7 wharf| and was worked with non-union labor, most of which Ws on board from Port Chalmers, her last port,, some thirty-five m number. The s.s.; Omapete arrived from Welling*ton with the Tongariro's mails on board at 12.30 p.m. She pit 12 tons out and took m 20 tons cargo, and sailed for Oamaru and Timaru at 6 p.m. Several members of the Railway Servants' Association have, it is rumored, sent m their resignations as members of the Union. A nasty accident happened m the morning to one of the non-unionists employed m the railway trucks at the ship Northern Monarch, aotydischarging salt. ■„. He was, with four.others, m the truck receiving; the slings, and somehow one of the slings, which' ' swung oat, struck him, and . knocked* him f)Ut of ithe; truck on to the wharf. He was picked up, and carried on board the ship, and .Dr \^. ; Gr. FitzHenry was called m to attend him. He examined the sufferer, and found that he had received a: severe shaking* {,{The unfortunate man's name. is William'"Packe. He lives m Armagh street, Linwood, and is married, and Has two .children. He was sent to the Christchurch Hospital by the 3; 15 train from Lyttelton., The man is not severely hurt, and is doing very well. There was considerable excitement here upon the news of the dismissal of the railway men becoming known, and a large number of men expressed a desire to come out on strike. The Executive, j however, having regard to the inconvenience that would result to the public, if they took such a step, declined to call the men out. The. Executive officers who have been dismissed have no desire for at strike on their account. .; ,i ; , DuNßpm,, SSepjfcember 10. Yesterday evening stones were thrown at the laborers who had been discharging the Herald's cargo of coal into the hulks. One man was struck m the mouth. Discharging proceeds to-day, bufc as a precaution four extra policemen are.on.duty. A. meeting of officers on strike was held to-day and attended by about 70. Practically no business was transacted, nor can anything be done until the result of the labor conference m Sydney is known. All present announced their determination not to return to the Union Company till the difficulty is settled.

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THE SITUATION IN LYTTELTON., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2515, 11 September 1890

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THE SITUATION IN LYTTELTON. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2515, 11 September 1890