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END OF THE STRIKE.

l l flfl MEN'S CONDUCT EULOGISED. Mr buries visits tile colonies. (By Eleotbio TeLEGBAPH.—COPVBIOHU.] \ Special to Pbbss Association.] LONDON, September 15. (Received September 16,1869, at noon.; Mr Gillies, Premier of Victoria, has cabled to Sir G. Berry conveying the general sympathy of the Victorian'colonists with the strikers. Cardinal Manning and the Lord Mayor, speaking at Guildhall, eulogised the orderly conduct of the men during the strike. Mr Burns has promised that a balancesheet should be prepared, showing the use to which the funds had been put. The surplus is being applied to the relief of distress among the families of the strikers. The Australian flag precedes the procession which will march to Hyde Park to Signalise the termination of the strike. ..Mr Tillet (chairman of the Laborers' Union) exhorts the dock laborers to work with unionists only. Mr Burns intends to visit Australia in a month for the sake of his health, which has been greatly strained by the anxieties of the past three weeks. He will take the opportunity of personally thanking the colonists for the liberality of their contributions in aid of the men on strike. What the strike has cost. [Peb Pbess Association.] LONDON, September 15. (Received September 16,1539, at noon.) The strike has cost the companies and workmen in all L 2,000,000, besides lowering the value of dock stock by an additional L 1.000,000. The newly • formed Laborers' Union number 18,000 members, which, it is considered, will be sufficient for the needs of the port without the aid of casual hands.

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END OF THE STRIKE., Evening Star, Issue 8013, 16 September 1889

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END OF THE STRIKE. Evening Star, Issue 8013, 16 September 1889

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