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Labor Questions.

[FEE. I'JiEStf ASSOCIATION]. ,' /- Lokdoit, October 27. ', , Mr Wilson, Secretary of the Sailors' Union, denies that he advised them to precipitate a struggle, '' ' ; The " Times " hints that the Dockers' Union are on the verge of baiikrapticy. The same paper states that the ■ Aultralian strike is virtually.,, at an end, and declares that .had Unionism triumphed the contest would have ex-tended-to England. i „ . . $i'DKE V,' October 27. . At a meeting of the Maritime bodies it was decided, m >pite of th« breaking up of the strike by the Wh turn to work of thex»lUerßjpd.oifcftttL ,to stand out themselves. „ '• „', ' ™ j The Western miners have riKumwl, but indecision prevails' among :thfe Southern miners, and it is anticipated the result of the Newcastle ballot will guide them. From the return to hand the ballot is favorable to the resumption of work, m the Northern mines.

Auckland,. October 27.f ! rho Auckland. Tfrpogmphwal Society [ have decided to)iliflcon<}iniie.th«}ir levy of I 2s Grl per week towards the strike funds. ; , ' Napier, Octpber 27. , The Free AHSociation now numbers 1568 workmen and 180 employers, the guarantee fund standing at £14,000. 1 iJsEYMouTH, .October 2A The majority of thp coal miners ho&Y* the Company will soon get ,tired of npnunionißts m the coal mines and irfll try, to hold out till then, when the Company will be glad to get them back again., . , DuN»i>iN, October 27.i , Mr H. S. Fish telegraphed to th« Railway Commissioners to-day pointing; i out that as to-morrow was a goneral the hands at the :workshops r should be given the same privilege. He received a reply to his telegram thac it had missed the Chief Commissioner, but there was* no intention to observe the day a? a holiday.

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Labor Questions., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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Labor Questions. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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