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Labour Disturbances in Belfast: The Great Strike for a 44-Hour Week

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TURULENT CROWDS IN BELFAST DURING THE STRIKE: DR. WHIT’S CAR ATTACKD AS HE PASSED THROUGH.


The rea’t sralb in Delfast arest thrugh an agitatie for a 44-hema working weak in the shipbuilding and engaineering trades. In the shipard alone some 4,ooo men were aflected. Later the municipal employees in the gas and electricity works came out, and


the strlk spread in other directies. Danbe stnikrih paraded the street, and sme looting and window-smashing ccurred. The Lord Mayr Belfast, Caciller J. C. White, was very active in his efrts to bring about a settlemnt.-(PurToeaarn at C.N ]



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