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Latest Telegrams.

1 (Received Nor. 3,l<U& *„,,) fo^^vJf'jTeiiiVter 2, A. circular issued r^ the Trades Council states that tfa yariousntrades i m England have, sufficient fonds in SSiS^'™* 1* thoih * **'-gni* the £20,000 roq^red, by the Australian striker^ rf the, respective Unions are agreeable to the funds beir.g"<levoted to that object. The circular; also appeals to the Unions in Canada and the United States of America" torender necesaary assistance to $\&, strikers in Australia. Mklwwbhb, November 3. The officers have written to the , Steamship Owners submitting to them ! their riews. Their claims we a right Ito combine for the increase of salary, land establishment of three watches. The owners have replied recognising the first; claim, and informing the* officers that claims with respect to* watches, are still under consideration of * owners.' The assurance gix*t» byi owners hm been accepted by the,*

officers. The leaders of thje strike doubly blame the officers for their ingratitude in withdrawing from the: Labor Defence Committee. ! Bbisbane, November 3. The Australian Labor Federation has issued a manifesto to the Queensland Unions recommending members to return to work. An opinion is expressed that it is hopeless to prolong the fight. The circular states that the Committee endeavored to secure simultaneous return to work throughout Australia, but their efforts in this direction were unsuccessful. It concluded :—" We came out pledged to stand together; let us go back together beaten, but neither disbanded nor disgraced." BiUFiy November 3. The wharf labourer* to-day waited on the local agent of the U.S.S. Co. offering to return to work if given preference to other labourers. The agent expressed willingness to take the men back as occasion required, but refused the conditions. , l . WJiIxiNGTOK, November 3; A »urplus of £100 remains from; the Labour Day •Demonstration, A thirjd is to be devoted to charity, a third toward* a Trades Hall, and the balance is to be carried forward to the next demonstration. , ' j, .' The Takapuna arid* Mahinapua, which have been laid up here since the strike, nre to be again placed in commission tins ■week. „...., ( - „ ■, . An association of Tree Labourers has -t>een formed here. ' , ..■ ■ " Oamaliu, November 3. The Union Wharf Labourers to-day Mpliedto the,agent of the Union Com. pany to be taken again into the Company s employ. The agent agreed to take the men back if they applied individually, but this the men refused, and declined to accept employment unless taken back m a body. • _ •■ ;

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Latest Telegrams., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2560, 3 November 1890

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Latest Telegrams. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2560, 3 November 1890

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