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[By Eleotbio Telegraph.—Copybiqhit. ) [Pub Press Association.] ; LONDON, September 2. (Received September 8,1889, at noon.) The strike has cost the P. and 0. Company L 15.000 during the past fortnight. The Salvation Army, together with Mr Buxton, M.P., and others, are providing daily food for thousands of the strikers’ families. Funds are urgently needed to avert absolute starvation. Further large contributions are anticipated from America and Australia. The stonemasons in America have promised to remit LIOO weekly. The cause is being warmly advocated by a number of members of Parliament, including Messrs Cremer, Graham, Stuart, and James Rowlands. [Special to Pbess Association.] LONDON, September 2, (Received September 3,1889, at 11.60 a.m.) The strikers’ meeting In Hyde Park was of an orderly character. Mr Burns said that the marks of sympathy they had received from the colonies were indicative of true federation. Parleying had ended, and the men now await the surrender of the dockowners. The meeting was smaller than the last one. The dockowners say that they will only negotiate with the employes. The pickets are being doubled. The agreement between the 'wharfingers and the shipowners has collapsed. The strikers are quiescent. Eight hundred “blacklegs” are housed and employed in the docks. The directors of the companies allege that Mr Burns has just invited 7,000 strikers to invadethe docks and remove these men. They have appealed to Home Secretary Matthews for help. Police have been despatched to their assistance, "

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THE LONDON STRIKES., Issue 8002, 3 September 1889

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THE LONDON STRIKES. Issue 8002, 3 September 1889

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