MEN REFUSE TO LEAVE HER.
DEMAND TO BE TAKEN BACK
(Per Press Association —Copyright)
LONDON, February 24. The Umgeni arrived at Gravesend this morning. ■■'•;.
A Labour deputation welcomed the men. . ■ •' ■
The strictest secrecy was preserved "to the last. ■ v-
The owners placed their directions in the hands of the Shipowners' Mutual Protection Association.
The Labour leaders are insisting on similar reticence.
The newspapers chartered special tugs, and reporters made desperate efforts to interview the deported men in the Channel, but failed.
A deputation of Labour leaders spent the night in a Tilbury hotel. The deported men refuse to leave the Umgeni, and demand to be taken back to South Africa.
They will forcibly resist their removal from the ship.
CAPETOWN, February 24. The Assembly read the .Indemnity Bill a second time by 95 votes to 11.
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MEN REFUSE TO LEAVE HER., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914
MEN REFUSE TO LEAVE HER. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914
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