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Labor Questions

[FKK PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Londok, October 17 and 18. Tb is proposed to issue bonds to raise the. £20,000 asked for by the Australian, strikers. Ba<fns was sanguine of success prior, to the receipt of f Champiori'3 telegram stating the 1 loati would be useless to avert the collapse of the strike. - • •. The " Standard," m referring to the labor difficulty m Australia, rejoices thai labor tyranny has been defeated. It considers that.the failure was deserved, and hopes r that it wfll, be a warning to' the new Unionists., Thft " Economist," m referring to the u»me> matter, hqpes that the lesson will be a. lasting one to the Trade Councils generally. The Committee of the Dockers' Union regard the cablegram sent to England by Mr H. Champion as a hoax, and sent m the interest of the shipowners' "with 1 a view of checking donation,l?. ' ■ The Shipping Federation intend making a levy of Id per ton, for ■ the purpose of raising £25,000 as a general fund. ■ i i \ r . Burns announces that he thas re mitted a total of £14;000 to^ Australia; of which' amount the. engineers have subscribed £2000. , "■'■ The London Unions are receiving messages confirming the. collapse of the strike.

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Labor Questions, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2548, 20 October 1890

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Labor Questions Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2548, 20 October 1890

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