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Gaudaur offers to row Searle on any lake in England for LI.OOO a-side. Searle, while willing to accept the challenge, considers a lake unsuitable, and agrees to meet Gaudaur on the champion course from Putney to Mortlake, or on the Tyne or Henley rivers. Searle makes the condition that the race shall take place before October 21. The Czarewitch has arrived at Berlin en route to Paris, where he intends making an official visit. Although the nomination of General Boulanger has been refused, his committee are running him for Montmartre with every prospect of success. The police have removed placards favoring Boulanger, and have taken into custody those who stuck up the bills. Out of 1,600 candidates nominated for the general election of the Chamber of Deputies, 250 are supporters of Boulanger. The Orleans, Boulangist, and Bonaparte candidates unite in demanding a revision of the Constitution. The Strikers' Committee have ordered the men to resume work. On Monday they passed a resolution specially thanking the colonieß for the valuable financial assistance rendered them in the struggle, which they declared to be the first step in the direction of a labor universal federation. They admit that without the liberal contributions from Australia they could not have won. The agreement was signed on Saturday night. The lightermen delayed its final completion, as while professing sympathy with the strike they refused to resume under 6s a day. The masters yielded, but they have referred other demands to arbitration.
The Surrey Commercial Dock men held out for an increase of wages, which was granted them.
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YESTERDAY'S CABLES, Evening Star, Issue 8013, 16 September 1889
YESTERDAY'S CABLES Evening Star, Issue 8013, 16 September 1889
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