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Labor Questions.


CrtKisTCHUKCH, October 13. This morni/is? the steamer Lawrence arrived with 300 tons of coal from the Jtfokihinui mine for the railway. The Lawrence is manned by a Union crew, »nd gets her coal from a Union mine, and her owners have mana^fd to keep the vessel manned by her old crew and J their mine open. When the vessel j arrived the captain applied to have the Union wharf laborers to discharge her cargo, and Union hands m the railway trucks to receive it; and the men were willing to do, tho work ; but when the railway officers were applied to put the jnen on, the stationmasfcer declined, Haying he had his own men ready to go into the trucks. The captain offered to pay the men working m the railway fcrucks Himself, which offer was refused. The captain's endeavor was to keep the non-Uhionists away from the work of landing his cargo, ho that his crew and the infners engaged m Mokihhrai mine would not be affected. He states that at Timaru, Napier, and other ports he has visited during the strike, the railway people hays allowed him to engage what men he wished to work m the trucks. Telegrams were sent to Wellington, and at 3 p.m. instructions were received not to unload pending further orders. Inveroargill, October 13. At a meeting -»f the Southland Trades utid Labor Union on Saturday* lor the purpose of nomination of candidates to contest Invercargill iff the Unionist interest. James Kelly, Secretary to tho Union, was selected,, and announces that 3ie will address the electors at an early date. Kelly is a journeyman tailor, has l»een Mayor of South liivercarctill, and taken a strong interest m political affairs. Ifc w not likely that he will recoive the block vote of the labor party here. Three delegates Ci-om the Bluff Wharf Laborers' Union proceeded to Dunedin to-day. It ig understood tho mission is to represent t0 {-he Maritime Council, the futility of involving tne Bluft * rhfti'f laborers any longer m the present dispute, free labor being abnndant,

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Labor Questions., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2543, 14 October 1890

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Labor Questions. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2543, 14 October 1890

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