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WHARF TROUBLE.

EX-STRIKERS LEAVE THE

WHARF

CASUAL WOEKERS FILL THEIR

PLACES

CHBISTCHTJRCH, March 7. There was' slight trouble on the wharves at Lytteltpn to-day, arising from preference to the original Arbitratipnists. Many steamers were working,;/aiid when the Canopus arrived with' coal, 48 men were required to begin discharging immediately. The Victoria appeared a little later, and required 36 men, while 12 were required for the Kamo. . • „ - Only five Arbitrationists were .available,' and, these were talkc-n; then about 80 ex-strikers left the wharves arid walked quietly into Oxfoijd Street. Sixteen i ex-strikers .remained and accepted employment-arid the other hands required were picked up quickly. No delay to the working of the boats occured./ V ... "' ••■ _ This demonstration wasl reported t a the Employers' Association, which_ communicated ' with the Union executive.

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WHARF TROUBLE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8812, 7 March 1914

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WHARF TROUBLE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8812, 7 March 1914

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