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Auckland, Sept. 13. The steamer Richmond arrived from the South Sea Islands early this morning, and started to discharge her cargo of tropical produce at the railway wharf. The crew, however, gave notice of thenintention to strike, being called on to do so by the Seamen's Union m consequence of the Sarah Pile incident referred to yesterday. Union lumpers refused to touch the cargo, and Means Donald and Edinborough had accordingly to engage non-union hands to get out the cargo. No difficulty is anticipated m obtaining a non-union crew.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2517, 13 September 1890

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