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Latest Telegrams.

(Received Sept. 22,10.30 a.m.) Sydney, September 22. The Typographical Society has dacided that members shall devote one* sixth of their earnings to the strike fund. It is expected £350 per week -will be realised by this vote. Newcastle, September 22. Wool is coining m freely. Coal is rising m price and now commands 28s per ton. Melbourne. September 22. The conference of owners and miners connected with the silver industry /it Broken Hill has begun. The owners propose that m the event of a dispute a ballot of members shall be token. If favorable to a strike, then the matter shall be referred to a Board of Conciliation, and if; either side fail to agree ■with the award three days' notice shall be given m the event of a strike, sufficient men to be left m the mines to keep them m working order. The miners propose that unionism shall bo fully recognised, and that 54 hours shall constitute a week's work for underground hands. The proposals are now being debated by the Confer-, ence. Grbymouth, September 22. The one topic of conversation last evening was the enormous police force of special constables, but the atreets were deserted at an early hour, and all is quiet. The following notice was posted m conspicuous places on the wharf last night:—Trades and Labor Cnion Notice. —All members of the above are requested to abstain from going on the wharf today. Let "blacklegs" do their work unmolested. Let ua prove to the public, even under most trying circumstances, we are law-abiding citizens. By order of the Committee. Wellington, September 22. Non-union crews have been engaged for the Stormbird, and the Kahu, Star, and Victoria finish coaling and leave for England to day.

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Latest Telegrams., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2524, 22 September 1890

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Latest Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2524, 22 September 1890

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