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Latest Telegrams

(Received October 1, 10.20 a.m.) ' " " / Sydney, October 1. The Steamship Owners' Association are now running almost sufficient vessels to meet the requirements of the trade. Nearly fifty thousand ttins of coal are afloat from England, India, and Japan. The Broken Hill miners, after a stormy meeting, have decided to uphold the action of their delegates. The Labor Defence Committee has determined to allow bullion to be put on board ship^ at Port Pirie, and the strike is consequently at an end, and all miners will resume work immediately. Some misapprehension seems to exist with regard to the statement from Brisbane that the Employers Unions of the different Colonies have agreed to hold aid Australian Conference with the labour* unions. The Employers Union here have no definite information on the subject. Melbourne, October 1. Chief Justice Higinbotham has given £50 to the strike fund, and has promised £10 per week. The half-yearly report of the Employers' Union states that throughout the present difficnlty mastershave never discussed or entertained the idea of increasing hours or altering wages. Adelaide, October 1. Manifestations of jll-will towards non-unionists are daily becoming more common. London, September 30. At the congress of the Dockers' Union to-day a resolution that no steps should be taken to block Australian ships was carried.

Dunedin, October 1. The Employees of the Mornington Tramway Company have declined to sever their connection with the Tramways Union for an independent one.

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Latest Telegrams, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2532, 1 October 1890

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Latest Telegrams Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2532, 1 October 1890

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