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(Ruccivcd October 28, 10.25 a.m.) Nkavcastxe, October 28. A b.illoib of miners resulted m a majority m favor of returning to work. MfLBOCBXE, October 28. Government has reduced the military m barricks m view of- the strike bsing almost at an end. , f The Maritime Association have' resolved, to urge that Government secure management o£ the, shipping traffic as well as of railways. They repudiate the idea that the strike is over. > . ■

WbiiMxotox, October, 28, The labour demonstration to-day, tqojt the form of a proce<-aiotu - headed by.Mr S. D. Parnell, originator. of the Eight Hours movement iii New Zealand. The procession was accompanied by four bands and w.is very large, the streets bein? crowded with spectators. The day 0 ia being olwserved as a holiday, and sports* are being held. > - ' '^ \ '■"'*. Atjcbxanu, October^ The eight hours procession rtiii^aftir. noon went through the principal:stoats, headed by a,'baiid. About tliree hundred took part,' including: seamen, wharf laborers, boiler-makers, an d- cwfcere. Many trades were not represented sowing to the day not being observed, as a general holiday, though the Government offices were closed. lTho demonstration concludes this evening with a concert and ball.

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Latest Telegrams, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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Latest Telegrams Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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