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LABOR LEAGUE NOTES. (Continued from Page 4.) [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
LAB(P L'W* N'TEB. (Continued from Page 4,) BARRAGANYATTI.— At a meeting of leeper-cutters, held here on August », a ranch of the P.L..L.. was formed. Officers pro tem.): President, Mr. C. McGirr; vice ?.?osidcnts. Messrs. H. McDonald and Samuel '.owe: secretary, James Hunter. Every man resent joined the league. Another meeting ?ill lie held on Aug. 20. when the branch is spooled to be about fifty strong. Oeneml lti.sfaclion was expressed at the Executive s election of a candidate, and the opinion wat xpressed that. Wade's supporter would gei le run of his life. E3ENAMBRA.— A State District Council ol iMMmlim -wr-iu fnrii-iorl n t Tnllfins-ntla on .'cdnesday, August 3. Nino branches wen ^presented. It was decided to invite nomi ations from persons eligible and willing: to on test the Benambra seat at the next State ?Oftiim::. Nominations will close on Satu: . ay. Sept.- 3. The following officers wen: ler-ted for the ensuing six months. Presi lenr. M. McGrath: vice-president. 1-1. P. ...
OUR DEBT TO LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
OUR DEBT TO LABOR. 'For the core of the thing is this, though few perceive it as yet — We owe the laboring people a great un bearable debt. The debt of all that we are, , and all we are not, we owe /?. -?- ? To the people who toil unknowing, that -we untoiling may know; Our knowledge, our strength, our soul, our very body and blood, We owe to these who have made us, shaped us for ill or good, And to them shall the debt '.be paid; and all that theyr gave I will spend For them. They- have nourished me. They shall find they have nourished a friend ! A friend? I will BE the people, one heart and one soul with these, Who have lived hard lives and bitter, to give me a life of ease.' ' —Ellen -Nesbit.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. THE FRANCHISE PHOENIX. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
[?] THE FRANCHISE PHOENIX. Last week the Franchise Bill was dead. Suddenly it had by a misadventure dropped from the notice paper, and ceased to be. When the fatal division was taken Avhich gave the 'bill a majority, but not a 'statutory majority'of the whole House,' Tory opponents rushed from the Chamber loudly announcing the, to them, glad tid ings that the people had been defeated. ' Ofi.ll tlipv nnt hvinp- it- on sicrnivi '?' ntjkpfl one avIio Avas Availing in the corridors. ' No hope,' was the joj'ous reply. 'No- thing more can be done until next ses sion at the earliest.' A Aveek later the bill had been reintroduced, the standing orders suspended, the second and third readings carried, and the bill passed the Assembly, and Avas ready to be sent on to the Council, there to be slaughtered. The whole business occupied only ten hiinutes. Had last Aveek's fiasco not taken place the. debate might have gone on for an other fortnight, so that an actual saving of. time was effected by ...
THEATRICAL ARTISTS AND THEIR PAY. NEED OF A UNION. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
THEATRICAL ARTISTS AND THEIR PAY. A ? ? NEED OF A UNION. It is hard lines, under-present condi tions, 'for a theatrical artist to be born in Australia. No local products have less preference in the Commonwealth than the talents of the actor or singer. The remedy is in the hands of the artist, but he rJrttio-n'f lrr»r*Tir i4* 7-f Via fli/^ \\cx WAI 1 111 TVT*fiV\-. ably scorn it. He should form a Union. Recently a comedian was imported from London at a salary of £30 per week. He was such a failure that lie had to be ship ped back again. There being no time to import1 anyone in his place, the part was given to an Australian. The latter is still playing it and making a success of it. He receives £8 per week. It may- be argued that £8 per week is sufficient pay for 'an actor. Is an actor as much use to the community as a skilled mechanic? Personally, I. don't think he is, but that isn't the point. What challenges comment is the undeniable fact that the Australian theatrical artist, howe...
AUSTRALIAN SUGAR WORKERS' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
AUSTRALIAN EUfiAR WORKERS' UNION. | : _ Mr. WvQsbprn,. secretarry,.of .the ;B»oad ;water, ?RiVJlunond'.Si^ei.-.l.b'randh oi- tlie Australian Sugar Workers' Union, '.AV.rites a-s ioIIoavs uhdei;v'da'te* 'August' '10^— In September last a branch. of the Austra lian Sugar vW6;rker$3' ^tlnipn was formed in Brojidwajfcer ;' wii^Ti a .Janembershrg of about '60k i An organizei^-was .. sent from Bundaberg and stayed two months,^ but since then this-Jaranchha^-beeir in a ^lan guid state, and' the workers in the sugar industry in tin's .State, Avith a few: ex ceptions, seem to have lost all their man hood and courage. ?; This branch held its annual meeting at Broadwater on Saturday, August C, when new officers Avere electedi.^Mr. I-I. Kelly ?was, , re-elected presidenl^^nd Mr^; W.' .Osborn re-elected secretanvm^id Avas(also appointed organizer for the Qia^i^nce, Rich mond, and Tweed RiverSi''^lfe intends to work the Lower Riohmond'*he^ctrAveeki the' following week the T\ve-;x3y-;'.aiici;!.the...
SWEATING OF NEEDLEWOMEN Mr. Meagher Blocked from Exposing Their Conditions [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
SWEATING OF NEEDLEWOMEN Mr. Meagher Blocked from Exposing Their Conditior* On Monday evening, in the New South Wales Assembly, Mr. Meagher, member for Phillip, was curiously chokad off in an attempt to 1 address the House on the sweating of women engaged in needle work for' employers at their own homes. The hon. gentleman had moved the ad journment- to discuss 'a definite matter of urgent public importance,' and had just opened his address when without any ! point of order he was abruptly pulled, up by the Speaker. The latter said he could not regard such a subject as definite. Mr. Meagher might rove over the whole State and the subject of its treatment of women doing needlework for employers. Mr. Meagher said he purposed limiting himself to Sydney and suburbs, but the Speaker said that even so the proposal was not definite within the meaning of the Stand ing Orders of the House. The motion might be amended and moved at a future time. Mr. Meagher subsided, saying at the same time th...
PLAYED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
Mr JS-/ j£%- X £1/ JL# fLJ? U J. a »2AR DR. WADE IS MUPH DISMAYED AND DR, WOOD AIN'T FEEUKa GOOD i BSAE OLD LIEEEAL PARTY, WHO GIVES THEM EASE, AND FINDS THEM FEES, AND TANNER BARS, AND MOTOR CARS, IS ANYTHING BUT HEARTY, POOR LIB., IN FACT, HAS BEEN ATTACKED— :' ... BEATEN AND WHACKED, ; AND BADLY HACKED— BY. WILD ELECTORS LAID OUT. NO SECOND PILLS FOR BALLOT ILLS !| CAN MEND THE HOLfl '} IN HIS CLEFT POLE— _ | POOR CHAP, HIS GAME IS PLAYED QVt* ;.i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
ADVANCING YEAKS. One by one, the years pass by! Each bearing its burden of sorrow and joy, pain and pleasure. Each leaving its im press upon our characters and our bodies. Each, alas! passing quicker than its pre decessor. A deadly procession, over whelming all but memory as it advances; ruthless as the waves of the sea. We know it will submerge us finally, but until it does we may just as well stand bravely in its front, breasting its power, without cowering. Whilst we have health we can bo stand with good heart, but advancing years are apt to sap at and undermine our strength. Few of us who have passed life's climax, and are descending the vale, but suffer from common ills, such as rheumatism, gout, indigestion, biliousness, neuralgia, lumbago, sick headache, gene ral debility, backache, sciatica, anaemia, Wood disorders, gravel, stone, and blad der troubles, and it is with the object of enabling such sufferers to shake off the burden and become well and strong that we once again ...
CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
CALENDAR SUN. MOON. AUGUST— Rises. Sets. Rises. Sets. H.M. H.M. p.m. a.m. 18 Thursday ..74 5 44 2 52 5 20 19 Friday ..7 3 5 45 3 57 6 9 20 Saturday ..7 2 5 46 5 6 6 50 21 Sunday ..7 0 5 47 6 17 7 26 22 Monday ..6 5!) 5 48 7 27 7 57 23 Tuesday .. 6 5S 5 49 8 37 8 27 24 Wednesday 6 56 5 49 9 47 8 55 PHASES OF THE MOON. New Moon, 5th at 11.37 a.m.; First Quarter, 13th at 12.1 p.m.; Full Moon, 21st at 5.14 a.m.; Last Quarter, 28th at 12.33 a.m. These times are for Melbourne. Sydney is 25 minutes earlier, Adelaide is 26 minutes later.
SEVEN YEARS OF STRENUOUS FIGHTING. HOW THE SATURDAY HALF-HOLIDAY WAS WON IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
SEVEN YEARS OF STRENUOUS FIGHTING. ? A ? HOW THE SATURDAY HALF-HOLIDAY WAS WON IN NEW SOUTH WALES. ? jjow that the justice of a week-end 'half-holiday has received Parliamentary recognition and the boon is within rea sonable distance of effective, if re stricted, operation it would be well to re member the giant efforts which were put fonvard to overcome the prejudices and difficulties placed in the way of the ad vocates of this much-needed reform -Jur- ? in- an active campaign unsung over seven i ftn°d a half years of strenuous fighting, in which the assistance of the commer cial community, the churches, the organ ized industrial and political .Labor move ments, as well as the general public, has teen sought for and readily given. Few movements have ever had the immense and almost universal support that the week-end Saturday half-holiday has had for many years past without the Govern ment of the day granting the clearly expressed will of the people,- who, had they the power 01. the...
MERELY PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
MERELY PERSONAL Captain Thomas Eishop, for many years pilot at Crookhaven Heads, died on Mon day at Nowra. He was 76 years of age, and was captain of a barque when only 19. * ? # ? # The death tias occurred at Adelaide of Mr. W. C. Hayball, ex-president of the Trades Hall Trust, and a prominent Eight Hour ?committeeman. . Deceased was 45 years of age. ??.-?? * * ? i Melboui-ne friends are interesting them selves in tendering a benefit entertain ment to that' spir-i ted woman and vigorous writer of. democratic prose and verse, Mrs. Marie E. J. Pitt. The entertainment will take place shortly, and Mr. R, S. Ross, of the Socialist party, Elizabeth street, Melbourne, is in charge, and ready to enlist the' assistance of those desiring to contribute to the success «f a very worthy project. _ * # # . That British peerages are sold for party purposes . is proved by recent appoint . ments. Three out of five of the barons ?created in connection with the last birth day honors were Sir Christoph...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
HR WORTH OF FURniTURE, 5/ rtspesit Til) 2/6 weekly. Linoleum*. 2ydr.. wide. 2/6 ya. ?w Oilcloth. 1/6 : Wardrobes. Mirror Door. fro»v £3: Wmh-tntirfn. «'R: Ohe*t- Dr»w»«. '-0 ? C. FORSSBERG, 78 William St. njA FURNITURE, 10/ deposit. 3/G weeki/ +.111 Houses Furnished Completely. Bed Lir.en. ?UAV Blankets. Curt.iKis.Carpets. Agrcnt N'.S Wales for Wertheim Sewing Machino«! ? C. FORSSBERG, 78 William Si: nj/J FURNITURE, 20/ depojit. 5/ weekly. ill/ Er*winB and Dinins Room Ru.tes, '200 io '** select from. Newest Designs and Ccrer iat*. Canterbury's, 12G Ageni :o Wonderful Wert'jpini Sewirs ilarh:n«-« ? C. KORSSBERG. 7S William S* OOfi FURNITURE, no', aeposit, Gi- weekly Jjaif Occasionul Chairs, 8/6; Walnut Otct mantels, 'iot-; Pretty Tables, 1/6 lo 10 Go-C»rts, 17/6: Bedstr»ds, 10/ to £15. ? C. FORSSBERG. 73 William S» PQA FURNITURE and upwards, terms tn pro JjOi) Portion. Sideboards. lars» mirrors, £'2 it. v Inspectipn invite J bareest and best ?tock in Sydnti. V\'«j .;...;.i. : Machine...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
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THE FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
THE FIELD. To. a certain land- there came once a truvpller. He h-ul livod cheerfully,' am his instincts were not perverted by bat. ?theories'' or dwarfed' by. good ones;' In this land he felt lonely. He saw n labourer in a field, and leaned over. 'a - ?fence to. watch him. The lord of tha; hind passed by, and he also watched. 'I grieve over that labourer,' said the lord 01: tne ianu. 1 iina worK tor nim in my field, and he-lives in abject poverty. £ cannot underslaud it.' ? . ? ' 'Perhaps,'1, said* the traveller, 'it is because this is your field.' -— ' ? '.No,' said the lord o£ the land, 'for you «ee I find work for him. He lives ??'on work.' .???-. 'It is a curious land,' 'said the travel- j ler. ' 'Personally, I live on food, clothing, j hope, and liberty.' ' ' j 'This is a mere labourer,' said tho j lady of the land, who had joined them; j 'and besides, I give him a blanket am. -j mially. But I suspect he- drinks.' , I 'It is a strange land,' said the traveller. j 'I drink inyse...
THE PRISON. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
THE PRISON. I know not whether Laws be. right, ^Or whether Laws be wrong; All that we know \v ho lie iii gaol Is that the wall is strong; Arid'that elach day is like a jrear, ' A year whose days are long. But this 1; know, tnat every j^aw That men have made for Man, Since first Man took his brother's life, ?And the sad world began, But straws 'the wheat and saves the , : chaff ? , . 1 With a most evil fan. This too I know— and wise it were .-- ? - ' 'If each could know the same— 'That every' prison that men build' 1 Is 'built with' bricks of shame,' ^ And bound with bars lest Christ should .. ''? see ' ''_ ; .. - . - How - m'e'iV their brothers maiml ? ': With bars they blur, the gracious moon, And blind the goodly; sun: And they doiwell to hide their Hell, ... . For in it' tilings are done That Son of, God nor son of Man . Ever should look uppn! . ?? . „ . The vilest deeds, like .poison weeds, , Bloom- well in prison-air; It is only Avhat.is- sood in Man That wastes and withers the...
SWAGMEN IN AEROPLANES. THE FLYING VOTERS OF THE RIVERINA. Liberal and Reform Organizer "Explains" the Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
SWAGMEN IN AEROPLANES. THE FLYING VOTERS OF THE - RIVERINA. Liberal and Reform Organizer 'Explains' . the Case.' . It will be, remembered'; that statements appeared' in the N.S.W. ''country press as coming from Mrs. Harrington, organizer of the 'Liberal and Reform Association,' in which the.,marvellous feats of men out back Avere recorded. One sAvagman had voted 14 or 15 times on 'April 13, but his puny performance Avas capped by a sAvag man in the Riverina, who. voted 20 times on election day. * Mr. Wy'-J. Johnson, re presenting Robertson in the Australian Parliament, brought these flying feats i-io4'nvi- iVVc* ATi ii Tit-ov -friv T-T'r»»-i'in A-ffniva TVTi* King O'Malley, . avIio promised to have them inquired into. Mr, J, M. Chante'r, .member for Riverina, also interested himself in the remarkable achievement of a constituent, and in ansAver to his in quiry .-. for further information Mr, King .b'Malley intimated that he.' had received 'the foHowing' reply from Mrs. Barrington A\...
IN THE AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT. AUSTRALIAN NOTES AND LAND TAX. ARBITRATION BILL IN THE SENATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
J.H THE AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT. AUSTRALIAN NOTES AND LAND TAX. ?f: ARBITRATION BILL IN THE SENATE. prime-; Minister Fisher opened up last week's : proceedings -with 'a-, speech., ex plaining the Australian Notes Bill. The Opposition must have mistaken hiiri for. a bank, judging by the ' run ' oil iriterjec tioris they made on him. This robbed the address'of the continuity it Ayould other wise have had. However, Mr. Fisher took on liis questioners with considerable in terest and answered them fully and fairly. The powers of the Parliament to legislate in the direction intended are unassail ? able, so 'ithe good old gag about uriconsti l tutionafity, which is frequently . trotted '; out by the Opposition, would not work on i this occasion. . ? ? ''. . I Mr. Fisher put the leading- principle of ! the bill- in a nutshell when lie, said — 'This I is a measure to authorise the Com'mon ; wealth. Government to take all necessary \ steps to' provide as part of -the currency ; of the ^Commonwe...
WOMEN'S ORGANIZING COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
WOMEN'S ORGANIZING COMMITTEE. At a meeting presided .over by Mrs. T)\vycr, very encouraging reports were received frorr the city and suburban electorates. Tho dele gates are putting forth a great deal of effort to organize the women's vote. Mesdamei TV/fa-* ^Vrtl-j-i *TD«ii»t.» s\ c\ v* /I TVTI i7-r» T-To 11 fiii'tiiolin/i lengthy reports from the country electorates, and much successful work is being done. T was decided to send Mrs. Kermond ti Namoi, Mrs. Flanagan to Gloucester. Mrs Rochester will go to Goulburn, whilst' Mrs. Seery will visit Bega and Queanbcyan during this month. Arrangements were made U 'iold the annual social on Auj?. . 10 at Trader Hall. Arrangements are also being made foi .1 tea room on Eight-Hour Day. (Continued on Page C.)
NEW SOUTH WALES. EXECUTIVE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
NEW SOUTH WALES. EXECUTIVE MEETING. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Ex ecutive was held on the 12th iiist; the pre sident, Mr. P. J. Minahan, being- in the chair. - ??V*' :??':/?''-;?-.? ??;??:?.?:' New Branches. -. ????.??:' ?'/?''?*-: The: following named branches were en dorsed :— Fhiley.v Aug. 3; Robertson, Aug. S; Warren . and . Wansted, . Aug. l'Q'. . The Blackr 'sniiths1 Society 'of I-N.'S:W.' forwarded ??: the. vusuai declaration, accepting tne piauornv.ana constitution of the P.L.L., and they were ac cepted. . ~:\ ? ???'.\':-:- ?-''??'-' - -.- ;. '? ?[ .'?? : ???? ...I: ? State Selections. ..''.: Rqus.-r-The general secretai'y reported the., ?receipt '.of the following applications for the position of Jjabor candidate for Rous.' viz.— W. G. Danne, S. T. Green,' L-. ; Guihcn, Ti J. Kohah, M. C. O'Halloran, ,R. White. W. K. Oram, W.Sidaway, A. A. Taylor, P. E. Tighe, J. P. Walker. Recommendations in .support of 'Mr. A. A. Taylor- from' the Lisriiorej Bur rjngbar,- and Mu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 18 August 1910
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