BY TELEGRAPH. Montreal, May 21st. The stevedores employed by the Allan Line refused to go to work this morning unless the minimum pay was raised from 15 to 20 cents per hour. The men have been paid the following scale, 15, 17 ½, 20 and 25, cents, according to their ability in stowing cargo. At a meeting held last night it was resolved to hold out for the 20 cents as the lowest rate. The Company has three steamers and any delay in discharging them will be a serious loss. The men’s proposition is now under consideration and an answer is expected very soon. There is no appearance at present of trouble, but the authorities are on the qui vive. The stevedores, to the number of several hundreds, are collected at Allan’s Wharf. A mass meeting was held last night in favor of commercial union with the United States. It was called by members of the Political Economy Club, and was attended by 2,000 people, chiefly French Canadians. Ottawa, May 21. The points raised in the New Brunswick fisheries case were so important that Mr. Justice Wyne has directed a re-argument, which is taking place to-day at the Supreme Court room. The question raised is as to the right of the Dominion Government to lease fisheries in fresh water rivers, but indirectly the case will decide the rights of all land owners whose lots bound on such rivers. A special case has been agreed upon by Mr. Lash, for the Government, and, Mr. Haliburton, for the supplicant, so as to bring up all the questions at issue.