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THE SITUATION IN LYTTELTON.

Work on the ships: m -Port was being carried on as usual yesterday. , Tliere is no sign; pi' any further disturbance! The sheds were,.being worked m delivering grain for shipment. ; .'.'", .-. Yesterday morning twelve of the strikers were arrested as being implicated.in. fche disturbances at the Gladstone Pier and Wilson's rpad, and were taken m charge at the Police' Station. They were marched down under a strong guard to rhe 9.35 train to proceed to Christchurch to be dealt with before the R, M. All the wharf labjrers ori strike were'cleared from jbho street by their own "men, and everything passed off quietly. • '■ ' Thei s.s.'Wak'atu arrived m port from Wellington, via Kaikotira, f'with a nonunion crew, her old crew having gone out m Wellington. She 'disfih&*gesi = her inward cargo, and proceeded last night to the Empire/City^ via 5 coastal' stations, at 7.45 o'clock.: '■,-■■': ■ ■• -;••<■ \ <,'■. .-,..., - t , : The wharves were very clear, and no interference was;made wifcknoia-unionwts; working about the sheds at alll " ['\ r . Work f*t the-Doric progress^! very satisfactorily, and Ijl^e Iree^ing ". hulk, Edwin Fojc, is noV alongside th« steamer to put mutton oh board; ' ' A number of Permanent Artillery men went to Christchurch by the 12.40 train^ ;to do police duty here. ■ » }■?■■ , ifhe sailors and firemeh on boafd'felte s.s. Jane Dougjas Jeft the vessel to-day by order of the uftiont. Arrangements have been made to supply the places of th& strikers. '■'■■ ■■■-'• ■';{'':■] ■•'."/' The Camtoian! Monarch • now haß>: 8600 sacks of grain on bdard.";The bulk of her cargo and'fiafc of the Northern Monarch's is liow oh^tlie railway line. The * latter vessel,hasf now -3900 sacks on Ibard for Home, and some 150 lons cif 4alti ?to be discharged here. Her agents expect to ha, ye her ready for sea by Monday next. The Northern Monarch is being loaded by non-union labor,. as , all ?her' ctew ftkve cleared out from her.

We ("Press") hear on. very good authority that two non-Unionisfe wha came from Ashburton last Monday t» work at the ship did not turn up on the; Tuesday. ; They had been paid £1 a piece* by the strikers to keep away.

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THE SITUATION IN LYTTELTON., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2516, 12 September 1890

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THE SITUATION IN LYTTELTON. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2516, 12 September 1890

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