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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME.

[By Electric Telegraph—Copyright. | [Per Press Association. |

LONDON, Seitbmbbb 12. (Received September 13, 1889, at 8-30 P m.) The Tainui, whoso departure was delayed by tho strike, has started. She coals at Plymouth. The Dock Committee still refuse to give the advance before January. City men are cabling to the Australian Unions to the effect that the support given by Australia to the strikers is imperilling the position of London as a port. The leaders of the strike admit that it must have collapsed without the supplies of money received from Australia. A citizen of London offers L 2,000 on condition that LB,OOO more is subscribed, to recoup the dock companies the cost of eonceding the advance in November instead of January. Burns has declined to stand for the Dundee seat rendered vacant by the death of Mr Firth. Burns states that the end of the strike is near at hand. To tho surpiise of everyone, Cardinal Manning announces that the strike has virtually been amicably arranged, subject to the settlement of a few points affecting outsiders, (Received September 14,1589, at 1 a.m.) The terms on which Cardinal Manning has brought the strike to a termination are that the dock companies shall pay the men 5d an hour up to November 4, and fid an hour after that date. LONDON, September 13. The Dock Committee have agreed to the proposal that the increase demanded by the men shall take effect from the 4th November, and the strikers will in all probability resume work on Monday next. MELBOURNE, September 14. Tho president of the Stevedores' Union states that although they hare not yet received any communication from London as to vessels leaving which have been loaded by 11 blacklegs,” the Union will refuse to discharge those vessels if requested. [Per United Press Association,] WELLINGTON, September 13. With reference to tho cablegram from London published that the strikers had cabled to Australian Unions asking them not to discharge vessels which had been loaded by “ blacklegs,” it may bo mentioned that the Seamen’s Union here have received no notification to that effect. There is no Lumpers’ Union in Wellington. The Tainui was to have sailed from London on the 7th inst., and is therefore due in the colony on the 20th October. The trades affiliated to the Trades and Labor Council have subscribed L7O in aid of the strikers’ fund. Numerous lists have yet to be collected.

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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME., Issue 8012, 14 September 1889

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THE LABOR STRIKES AT HOME. Issue 8012, 14 September 1889

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