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FACTORY BILL.

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THE AMERICAN STEAMER LIONESS.

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COTTON SPINNERS' STRIKE:—Following in the wake of various other trades, the cotton spinners of more than one mill in the city and suburbs have this week struck work for an advance of wages. One of these is a mill at Barrowfield, in the neighbourhood of the New London Roid and on Monday night a great crowd of the turn-outs and other idlers assembled in front of the factory, after the mills had ceased working, and, bv volleys of stones, destroyed the majority of the witidows. The Calton police haweyer at length made their appear- ance, and were successful in making captives of two of the most furious of the rioters, who, we understand, were yesterday handed ovsr to the Sheriff for prosecution. They were piecers in another mill, and many of the others are known. On the above day, too, the workers on the miil belonging 10 the Me-srs. Sommervil]e, in the south side of the river, and those of Mr. King, Old Vennal, also struck work, which we have not the least objection to, did they not interfere with those individuals who choose to fill their places; but this the deluded spinners will not only not do,-but, on the present occasion, more than one person who had the temerity to go against their rules, by engaging with the Messrs. S., nearly lost their lives. One elderly man was most inhumanly used by a crowd which assembled about the factory on Tuesday evening; and such a threatening attitude did the brawl- ers assume in the Green, opposite the mill, during the dAy, waiting for the workers who cross the river by the boat, that it was considered proper to station a pO>SII of police in the neighbourhood. The turn-outs in the Old Vennal have also foolishly adopted a similar course, but, by the early interference of the police on Tuesday, all violence was prevented. It is to be hoped that the ring- leaders in these riots will be apprehended, and made examples of; for although no person can find fault with tradesmen looking after their own interest, it cannot be tolerated that the liberty of the subject should with im- punity be interfered with in such an unwarrantable and outrageous mAnnr,_a{(lj.9()W Courier,

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FRENCH COLONIES.

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