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POLICE COURT.-THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
POLICE COURT.-THIS DAY. (Before, Messrs S. Y. Collins and F. G*7* Clayton, Justices.) -,'- Dbunkenness.—Two firsb offenders wars, each fined ss. or 24 hours' hard labour. Alleged Theft oi? iron.—Peter Wilson; ■ was charged with the larceny of one anchor and several pieces of iron, valued at .Oe, the ? property of David Gouk, on th.lothof July.— Mr C.E. Matthews appeared for the cased, who pleaded nob guilty.-—lnspector 1 Broham conducted the case for theprosecution.—David Gouk,'junior, deposed to sec ing the man loading Ms carb with the iron. -Constable Macdonald, of the m water, police, deposed to arresting tbo prisoner, who said that a man named, Jack told him to fetqh the iron.—Mr Matthews asked tbat) tho case might be dismissed in the absenceof evidence of felonious intent.— Inspector Broham asked that the hext case should also be heard.—Peter Wtlson was further charged with having on the 10bh '°i-' July stolen certain iron gratings, valued ab 15s, and belonging to Messrs V.m-st...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
yjuNit yiDi I/ion LAST WEEK OF SALS. Our Trade having completely outgrown present Premis. s, compelled to move. OPENING IN QUEEN-STREET EARLY IN JULY; Stock, £6,000, ' Must be cleared regardless of cost. Any balance left over will be given away. Long Countor set apart for display of TWEEDS AND REMNANTS, To bo cleared at any price. SAO SUIT TO MEASURE During sale from &amp;/ REMNANTS &amp; TROUSER LENGTHS, No offer refused. G. IVjFb KID * Merchant Tailor, CUSTOMS-STREET EAST. TTIRKPATRIOK'S SPECIAL QUALITY ' X 'X' BRAND NEW SEASON'S FRESH FRUIT &quot;F A M S. *'All the many persons who have lasted the ' X' Jams are loud in their praise, and we must unreservedly congratulate Messrs Kirkpatrick and Co. upon turning out a genuine Fruit Jam, fib to grace tho tables and please the palates of the most luxurious and fastidious.&quot;—&quot;Hawke's Bay Herald,&quot; July 18. S, KIRKPATRICK &amp; CO., Manufacturers, Nelson. TmSTATE OF Ma...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
Do nob bo &quot;a penny wise and » P°'f d | foolish,&quot; bub ask for and buy Browm, .- Barretb and Co.'s genuine pepper. g__l cleaner and cheaper than the adulterates . stuff sold as pepper. To makesure ting our .manufacture, ask for tins.. !.!&amp;«■--bin bears our guarantee.—Brown, Barret. and Co., Coffee and Spice Manufacturers.- ~y (Advt.) H
THE POSTMEN'S GRIEVANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
THE POSTMEN'S GRIEVANCE. BOYCOTTING THE BLACKLEGS. THE AUTHORITIES OBDURATE. London, July 9. THE postmen are willing nob to go out on strike before the 21stin_tant, providing the blacklegs at present employed are dismissed. They intimate that deliveries will be refused to-day if the blacklegs arc still employed. A meeting of 4,000 postmen was held at Cambewell, D Surrey, at midnight, when comnlaints were made of numerous blacklegs being concealed in the vaults of the central The men agreed to retrain from attendance at every office until notified thab t be whole of the blacklegs had been dis- The 'secretary of tho Union advised the Ken nob to injure blacklegs in any way, bub endeavour to gain redress in a peaceful manner. , . The sorters have joined the Union. Mr Pearse, the correspondent oE the &quot;'Daily News,&quot; was mobbed as a spy. One hundred men, who joinorl in attacking* the blacklegs engaged in tho parcel department of the Post Office, have been dismisse...
LATER. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
LATER. FURTHER DISCHARGES. . URGE MEETING OF SORTERS. London, July 10. ■ A hundred men employed in the parcels po_t department of the Mount Pleasant Office have been discharged for attacking the blacklegs. A meeting of 1,000 sorters condemned the action taken by the Post Office Union after the contingent demands oi the men have been conceded. A meetof two thousand postmen was hold on Clerkenwell Groen. It was resolved to strike first delivery this morning unless all the blackltoare withdrawn. The department declare themselves willing to do this if the taen promise not to strike. The men decline the terms.
POLICE STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
POLICE STRIKE. THE PRINCE OF- WALES AN INTERCESSOR. , . :'■&quot;' ~.&quot;,..... London, July 10. The County Connjcil of London advocate the cause of the di__a_ssed constables from Bow-street. All is now quiet. Ib is announced that the Prince of Wales is interceding with Mr Matthews for the disgraced officials..
STRIKES LEGISLATION. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
STRIKES LEGISLATION. Mr downie stewart's new '•,-::&quot; bill. Oar Parliamentary reporter wires : I am now in a position to give some additional particulars as to tho provisions of the Strikes and Board of Conciliation Bill, to ..introduced by Mr Downie Stewart.. . This measure deals with strikes amongst workmen, and gives power to settle the !, gams by a Board of Conciliation. _ The tireambie recites that whereas disputes /have arisen and are likely to arise between wbrktnen and their employers, resulting in strikes which may occasion great hardship on the workmen and their families, loss to employers, and may operate , otherwise prejudicially against the producing power of the colony, ib is desirable that provision should be made for adjusting such disputes bo as to prevent such hardshih and loss. It is therefore provided that all disputes or differences arising between a trade union or any member thereof and employers of members of such union -hall be referred to a Board...
THE SYDNEY WHARF LABOURERS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
THE SYDNEY WHARF LABOURERS. M A satisfactory settlement of the dispute between the Sydney wharf labourers and their employers has been effected, and what would undoubtedly have been one of the largest strikes yet known in the Australian shipping trade has been averted, Last week Mr John See, M. L.A., seeing that the dispute was becoming complicated, ibjdthat a serious strike might occur, in- Mr McKillop, the President of the Wfiarf Labourers' Union, to hold a consul«tion upon the matter, and to see if some Wjttngement oould nob be made whereby a eotisfaotory settlement could be arrived at. A three hours' conference between- the owners and the wharf labourers was held. A considerable amount of discussion ■ en..: .ined'apon the various matters in dispute, and the conference was conducted on friendly terms. Both the employers and the men made concessions, and it appeared ' Mat both bodies had evidently slightly niiaynderst-od each other in reference 'to several matters in connection wi...
THE BUILDERS AND THE LIEN BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
THE BUILDERS AND THE LIEN BILL. The abbention of builders is directed to an ad v ertisme'nt calling them together next Monday evening to consider the clauses of the Lien Bill now before Parliament. It is intended after discussion to forward certain recommendations to Wellington embodying tho views of the builders on tho provisions of the measure,
VICTORIAN UNEMPLOYED. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
VICTORIAN UNEMPLOYED. TEN THOUSAND MEN OUT OF WORK. DREARY PROSPECT FOR WINTER. Melbourne, this day. The trouble wibh the unemployed is getting serious. The Ministers refused an audience to the interviewers. Bishop Goe and Archbishop Carr held an open-air meeting in Collens-street. Mounbod police and troopers are patrolling the 'streets, which are, however, perfectly orderly. It is stated that there are 10,000 men oub of work
EARLY CLOSING. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
EARLY CLOSING. A public meebing ab Christchurch, abtended by*about a thousand people, and presided over by Bishop Julius, passed resolutions affirming the necessity for earlier closing of retail 'shops; thab a change of market day to Friday would be beneficial, and recommending New Zealand assistants, early closing protection by legislative enactment. The meebing was orderly and enthusiastic. Mr C. P. Hulbert, on behalf of the Master Drapers' and Outfitters' Association, stated thab ib would be almosb impossible bo close ab six on Saburday ; bub the masters would be willing to give a weekly half-holiday.
BOYCOTTING THE ABATTOIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Auckland Star — 11 July 1890
BOYCOTTING THE ABATTOIRS. A fresh development in connection with the spread of Trade Unionism was brought before the Ciby Council last night, by a reDorb from Mr J. Roberbson, Inspector of &quot;Ababboirs. Ib was as follows :— &quot;Hill, butcher (New Zealand Butchering Company), Karangahape Road, has come under bhe ban of the Masher Butchers' Association, and an employee of his, named Wilson, has got into the same position wibh • theOperabive Bubchers' and Slaughtermen's Union, in consequence of which all slaughtermen are prohibited by the latter Soeieby from doing any work for Hill. A deputation from the master butchers waited on me, and showed the position of affairs and stated that they had resolved, in the event of me granting a slaughterman's license to anyone employed by the said Hill, that they would prohibit all work now being done in the Abattoirs, from being done there. I have received an application from the man Wilson for a slaughterman's license, and I ...