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Labor Questions

[PER FKK3S ASSOCIATION.] London, October 27. One hundred and eighty trade delegates have signed an appeal for monetary assistance on behalf of the Australian striken:. "■■ The seamen repudiate the statement that they intend striking. The Sailors' Union has decided not to send an additional £1000 to Australia, 1 as they fear aslruggle here, which is said to be imminent. The Dockers' Union deny "The Times" hint that they are on the verge of insolvency, but on the other hand they assert they are stronger than ever, 1 both as regards money and men. They have voted ,£IOOO to the Australian "strikers, and state they will not Believe that the strike in the colonies is collapsing, unless oflicially warned. The Yorkshire Miners' Council have adopted resolutions in favor of the legal eight hours system. If the laborers at the Albert and Victoria Docks go out on strike the military will be ordered out to protect free laborers. Adelaide, October 29. About a thousand men on strike; rushed the wharves at port to-day, where free laborers were employed, and severely handled the latter. A large body of police was called out, and eventually the wharves were cleared. \ :

Auckland, October 28. The three men Weir, Leece, and Bailey, arrested for damaging machinery at Huntly, belonging to the Taupiri Extended Coal Company, have been committed for trial by the Justices at Ngaruawahia. The Bench also fined John Gulliford £5 and costs for hooting the police on Htmtly platform.

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Labor Questions, Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2556, 29 October 1890

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Labor Questions Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2556, 29 October 1890

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