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Labor Questins.

[PKR PllJfciS ASSOCIATIOK.T" * ■ Loxdox, October 7 Two thousand lightermen ha\e struck at Hull, and atNawpo*-*r2oo'^ miners and boilermakers have been locked out. A federation of unskilled labor unions is projected,, embracing one and . a quarter million workers, as a counterblast to the Shipowners' Society. ! The dockers asselrt. that the resolution not to block vessels m the Australian trades refers to the present period only, and blocking may still possibly be resorted to if the strike is prolonged. ? The Dickers' Congress has closed its sitting. ' A resolution was passed today that it would be. [impossible to enforce an eight hours limit., , ; . The Allan line of steamers complain that their trade is paralysed by the extortions, laziness, and dishonesty of the dockers. „ . , Sydney, October 7. The Marine Service Association, which was formed m opposition to the Marine Officers' Society, has been disbanded. " :'' Some o£ the Western miners have resumed work without: the consent of the Labour Defence Committee. ' A mass meeting is to be held tomorrow.

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Labor Questins., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2538, 8 October 1890

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Labor Questins. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2538, 8 October 1890

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