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SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKE.

IMPROVED POSITION

Johannesburg, January 11, Mr ilay, General Manager of Railways, anticipates that the normal train service will be restored to-mor-row.

A few railwaymen have already resumed, and a number of others wish to resume.

The Natal mail departed to-dayi Three trains avriyed from the Oapa,

■md oiuers are resuming. Special police have been enrolled, and members of the Vigilaccs Comnittes patrol the streets wearing red armlets.

lo is expected that armed Burghers will take charge of tbe men, natives relieving the ordinary police of this responsibility.

Capetown, Jan. 12 The Defenca Force is guarding the docks

Two hundred of the Scottish Horse have been sent to Jagersfontein' Armed burghers escorted 250 Basutos from Jagersfontein, as they return to work.

Owing to a severe drought in Orangia, a stoppage of traffic would severely imperil food supplieg.

A meeting of 2000 Cape railwaymen decided against the strike.

Pretoria, Jan. 12

Ten affiliated building and other trades unions have practically unani raously demanded a general strike.

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SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4363, 13 January 1914

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SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4363, 13 January 1914

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