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A WIFE'S PRIVILEGES.

THE TAILORS' STRIKE: CHARGES…

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REPORTED EXECUTION OF THE…

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THE EASTERN QUESTION.

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FEVER IN THE MAURITIUS.

FEMALE MEDICAL SOOIETY.

--'111 THE TAILORS' STRIKE.

MEETING OF THE OPERATIVE TAILORS.

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MEETING OF THE OPERATIVE TAILORS. A .large meeting of the operative tailors was held on Wednesday at the Alhambra Palace, Leicester-square. The meeting was convened by the committee of the London Tailors' Protective Association, with the object of affording the men an opportunity of refuting the state- ments made at,the meeting of the master tailors, held on Saturday last. The meeting,, which was densely crowded, was composed of in and out-door workers, unionists and non-unionists. A large number of females- were present. Mr. Druitt, President of the Tailors' Association, oc- cupied the chair. He opened the proceedings by read- ing a circular issued by the London Working Men's Association calling a delegate meeting of the London trades in support of the strike. He after- wards read a letter from the Manchester Typo- graphical Society, which stated that they had subscribed £50 in support of the tailors' strike. After alluding to the number'present, he observed that there were two causes for the meeting not being so. large as that held on Easter Monday, namely, a large number of men on strike had gone into the country to work, and those men employed in shops not on strike had been recommended to continue their work, and pay the money as an extra levy on Saturday next. Mr. Neal moved the following resolution: That this meeting, having read with surprise the statements of the master tailors at their meeting on Saturday last at the Hanover-square Rooms, that the men were forced out against their will by the terrorism of the executive, here- by express their indignation at the same, and utterly repudiate the charges made against the executive of the Operative Tailors' Association." The resolution, having been seconded by Mr. Nichel- son, was carried with acclamation. The following resolutions were also severally put and carried unanimously "That the question of a time log' having been first, raised by the masters themselves, and the operative tailors of the United Kingdom feeling the necessity of the same, this meeting pledges itself to use all legitimate means to bring about the equitable adjustment of a question involving the interests of the trade at large." That the master tailors have broken faith with the representatives of the men, and violated their engage- ments, on the question of the time log, have now declared their intention to be the destruction of the union,' by one formed among themselves. This meeting therefore pledges itself to give their executive all the moral and the pecuniary assistance in its power, that every possible effort may be made to defeat an object so unworthy and malignant; and it also expresses its entire confidence in the executive appointed by the members of the association for the purpose of carrying out the resolutions passed in this hall on the 22nd of April last." A; cordial vote of thanks to the chairman elided the business. r ■"

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