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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME.

THE MEN WIN AT LIVERPOOL. By Elkotrio Telegraph.—Copyright.] [Per Press Association.] LONDON, September 4. (Received September 5, 1889, at 12.30 p.m.) More laborers are now working at the docks, but the Liguria is still unable to leave. The employers at Liverpool have conceded an advance of Is a day to the corn carriers. HELPING THE LONDON STRIKERS. SYDNEY, September 5. Meetings are being held generally over Australia to express sympathy with the dock laborers at Home. Up to yesterday LI,OOO had been oollected in Sydney, L3OO in Hobart, L 3.500 in Victoria, Lsooin South Australia, and L7OO in Queensland. [Special to Press Association. | LONDON, September 4, The steamer Fifeshire is half unloaded, but only a small portion of the Kaikoura's cargo has been taken out. The Tainui's departure is indefinite. Mrs Gladstone has been visiting the homes of the strikers, and has subscribed to the funds. The latter are increasing in amount. Mr Burns says that the strike at Liverpool will counteract the move of the shipping thither, also at Glasgow. Similar steps will bs taken at Southampton, if necessary. Canon Holland and Re«rs. Messrs Mason and Lester, who are among the leading clergy of the East End of London, have sent letters of sympathy to the strikers. Fifteen thousand pickets are distributed about the docks. Lord Mayor Whitehead will mediate in October between the men and the dock companies. The Gaelic Society at their meeting last night carried the following resolution with a good show of enthusiasm—"That in accord with the appeal made by the London dock laborers to all parts of the world for assistance in striking for more wages, the secretary pf the socjety be requested to pall a meeting of the Committee ' eoon to con : aider if the society will take any steps by j way of assisting the strikers in the stand they take in trying to obtain their very reasonable demands." j

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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME., Evening Star, Issue 8004, 5 September 1889

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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME. Evening Star, Issue 8004, 5 September 1889

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