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Labor Questions.

[jPER PRESS ASSOCIATION.]

London, Sept. 15. An immense parade and meeting of Unionists was held yesterday, when liberal collections were made at the East End. The Parliamentary Committee of the Unions have issued an appeal for funds to assist the Australian strikers. The boys m Southampton have demanded an advance m wages. The dockers dispute is still carried; on, and the members are lo^d] 1 oitfs pending a settlement, \ The proposed docking project will np% afiect- *he ste-vedores, as a^wnAraqijpra. will not ba sillowed. T^e 'VMorning F»>st ?> considers that ' s?^, VMKHrism has been beaten both m England and Australia. The dockers cable £500 to Australia to-morrow. „-.-■ The London ; leader have given peremptory ord&^f^.^e Southampton dock .^.riW; fa cease. > Sprow, the organiser of the Southampton strike, who was arrested on a charge of ' intimidation, has been co»wnitt?l for trial. ; . ■■''■ The Albert J^ock Compahy have locked 9u ( t t,he peninsular, Qompaay's laborers, ' j v

Lo§rr>ON, September 10. A Federated Association of Shipmasters and Officers has been formed for the protection of its members against coercion m connection with the demands of seamen and firemen. The Southampton dockers having given way the lock-out is ended. The "Standard" asserts that the extreme courses adopted by the Australian strikers indicates that they are losing ground. Sydney, September 16. The "Western miners are idle now. The ballot of r.illway employees was largely ag;ii>isl ,!;oing out on strike. The Mayor lias requested the leaders of the l.i'oor party not to call out all bodies affiliated to Trades, and Labor Councils as proposed. The" latter jhave promised to give the matter serious consideration.

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Labor Questions., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2520, 17 September 1890

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Labor Questions. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2520, 17 September 1890

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