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THE NEW BREECH-LOADING COMPETITION.

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THE FARMER'S ANXIETIES.

nE PROPOSED TUNNEL ACROSS…

EXTRAORDINARY DEMONSTRATION…

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HOW NEWSPAPER REPORTS DIFFER!

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A CAUTION TO TRADES' UNION…

AN INTERNATIONAL PEACE CONGRESS.

A REMARKABLE DISCOVERY.

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A RESULT OF TRADES' UNIONS.

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A RESULT OF TRADES' UNIONS. The recent labour strikes in America have produced one result which was not unforeseen by shrewd ob- servers. The labourers of the iron works at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have been on strike for a long time, and their employers could make no agreement with them. In this emergency agents were sent to Europe, who have employed experienced puddlers and other iron- workers, and are sending theni over to America. The old workmen of Pittsburg will soon have all their places filled by strangers willing to work at the wages the former have refused. There are going to be diffi- cult times for working people in all parts of the country, owing to the great decrease in manufacturing and building. The New York SlIn, a working man's paper, says that at no period within the last ten years have there been so many unemployed workmen in New York as now. These troubles ahead have caused the New York Trades Unions to be very cautious about "striking "for the eight-hour system. Though their eight-hour law has been on the statute-book for a month, no efforts have yet been made by them to enforce it. In Chicago, where the men procured a reduction of hours only by submitting to a propor- tionate reduction of pay, a general wish is reported to return to the old system. The men want ten hours' pay, and adversity has made them willing to give ten hours' work for it.