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THE DOCK LABORERS' STRIKE.

Yesterday's cablegrams from London with reference to the strike are as follows : The Austral has arrived at Plymouth, and has been ordered to Gravesend, The Liguria is loading at Plymouth wharf. The wharfingers th reateu that unless the dock companies virtually concede the men's demands they will proceed to work the wharves and unload ships in the river instead of at the docks. Tho strikers have agreed to this course, but the companies adhere to the determination arrived at yesterday not to grant an increase of wage?. The New Zealund Shipping Company's clerks me loading the Ilurunui. The Strike Committee describes the companies' concessions as a farce, and announces that it will call labor of nil grades and descriptions out on strike on Monday unless the demands of men arc conceded in full by noon on Saturday. The strikers have permitted the Fifeehire and Kaikoura to unload their mutton, and the market i 3 consequently abundant'y stocked for the time being, and business is flat. Prices are the same as last week.

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THE DOCK LABORERS' STRIKE., Evening Star, Issue 8000, 31 August 1889

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THE DOCK LABORERS' STRIKE. Evening Star, Issue 8000, 31 August 1889

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