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Latent Telegrams.

(Received Sepfc. 25, 10.35 p.m.) Sydney, September 25. On the motion for the adjournment of the House, the labor dispute wai, again considered. Several discredit-. I able scenes occurred, and the debatef resolved itself into a series of per-, sonalities. Sir Henry Pafkes denied^ the statement of the " London Star" that he v/as a Chartist Trades Unionist. The trolly and draymen h*ve eelaxed boycotting to the extent of permitting parcel delivery men to return 'to their work. The Labor Conference has written to the Employers' Association, making one more effort to obtain a conference, and intimate if the request is not granted within a day or so, th» Conference will disperse. The stage hands of the Sydney and Melbourne theatres have formed a union and ttfiyjafced with the Trades Hall Adelaide, September 25. All stevedores at Port Adelaide

have ceased to work, and this has had the effect of blocking all vessels Melbourne, September 25. The Legislative Council has passed a resolution expressing the opinion that there is urgent necessity for a speedy settlement of the labor dispute. Auckland. September 25. The Typographical Association having ordered the proprietors to dismiss female compositors or pay them £2 10s weekly, Messrs Kelly and Bwulf, proprietors, have refused, and this week print a deiiat.ee of the Printers Union and a defence of female labor. They say the girls m dispute have only been three year? at the trade, but are not indentured. Unionists say that, as they are able to compete with men, they w-t »*> P<™ 1 full wages, and failing compbmcis a strike is threatened on l«r. October 'I ho proprietor, of the "Observer' any the. Union demand would involve a loss of £400 yearly, and the only alternatives are to cloJe the business or fight the Union. They have chosen the latter Wellington, September 20. Work at the wharves is proceeding, and very few strikers are about. It is expected that the Bayley wi 1 get away for Napier this afternoon. The Wamtea which was one of the first steamers affected by the strike at this port, was broughr alongside the wharf to-day, and is discharging her cargo of Waikato coal for the use of the city coal dealers. The Petone Woollen Mills resumes operations to-morrow.

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Latent Telegrams., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2527, 25 September 1890

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Latent Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2527, 25 September 1890

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