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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
ORGANISATION NOTIFICATIONS. Organisation notices -will be charged 3d. per line per insertion after May 1. FYfiHANfiFof MambersWp has been ar L/vUrinMuL ranged between the following unionB, all of which issue annual tir&ets at the uniform rate of 10s, (excepting the G.P.W.A., which is £1), and which together cover all Queensland : — ftSBTamratt^gftTgfcftST^oir, Charfers towers. ? '*' Amalgamated Workers' U-;.on, Hughenden Uongreach and Charlevilie. Federated Labotje Union, Brisbane. Guip Fedebated Wobkebb' Association, Croydon. Exchange is being arranged with sonthern general labour unions, making one annual ticket carry members for a year all over the continent, union men everywhere, no matter what they may be working at. ^vantages to unsettled workers : annual payment very email ? financial in established unions everywhere you go flnriag tho whplo town of ortgtual tiAtt, ? reoeive weekly Worker everywhere free of further charge, become organised in political movement for se...
LUCINDA SHARPE ON HATING SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
LUCIHOA SHABPE ON HATIKG SCHOOL Why do children h&te school? Well, just tell me first why shouldn't they ? I can'ti for the life of me see why they shouldn't. I did myself. And so will mine, if they have the chance which they won't if I. can help it. School as it is run iB simply ajlave barrack into which the little toddlers are marched ,for the best part of the day, there to be driven to the examination market by a dreaded person age armed with a cane and crowned with a mark book. My word ! People seem to me to be just a little daft who are as tonished at all children disliking school and preferring to stay out. At any rate, they've got pretty short memories, for we all did it. Ah, yes, that's all right, people will say, but what would become of the children aL they had no schooling, see what a dif lere~ace-between us and those who hadn'b any— and so on for yards. Perhaps I'm -blind— bat I can't see it exactly in that light, anywayirGan't see that nine-tenths of the schooli...
SMOKE-HO [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
- siWL THEcasting vote against) toe Tamrmnian Eight Hours Bill came from the Tory mem ber returned by the Zeehan miners. Which serves 'em tight. *Fbe last State-aided immigrants ar rived in the Jelunga to find 1500 men at a single, unemployed: meeting in Brisbane and about 15,000 in the colony. Ths Bourke General Labourers Union has protested against the proposed influx of coloured labour into gieso colonies, as such cannot -fail to prove detrimental to the best interests of the Australian people. The railway commissioners ha\e started a reading room in Brisbane 'ex- clusively ' for the engine drivers and fire men for their ' loyalty ' daring the bush strike. No raise yet. Miss Morrison, secretary of the Done din (N.Z.) Tailoresuee' Union, is alive. When lecturing in Auckland she actually got a lawyer to become honorary solicitor to the union. Next. ? ? Black Labour Oowley says, as a lesson learnt on ,his northern trip, that men are only unemployed who don fc think 30a. to £2 good e...
THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
THE tOIIORIALlWll. Those who were foolish enough to imagine that the squattooracy and ahipocracy took ?the trouble j and bore the expense and naked the outoome of the maritime and bosh strikes, which oommenoed nearly two yean ago, all for .the sake of 'principle' are finding out how grievously they were mistaken, Capitalism has no ' prin ciple' exoept' profit.' To use a famous illustration : Give it enough percentage and Capital wffl n^ a elaver or waug^ie opium. Anddfche aim of Capitalism during t£a big strikes, its whole aim, its sole aim, was to smash the unions in order to reduce wages. This was its deliberate, ooobojous «na and sum. For years a general reduc tion has been haunting the dreams of Capi talism like ? nightmare and the time of the reduction has ooma * * * It is not necessary to repeat all the in 4iwttWP6 which have bflan leading tip to tha following oiroular-letter, addressed by Griffith fc- 'employe* of labour,' other wisfto the Federated Employers' Associa 4£on wh...
MAORILAND COMMENT. What the Sister Islands Think of the "Worker" as a Weekly. WHAT DOES "HARDLY NECESSARY" MEAN? [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
MA0R1LAHD COMMENT. What the Sister I«laadir7EIn&:of ^ttae~ 'Worker' as m Weekly. WHAT DOES 'HABDLT NECESSARY ' MEAN? The Woeker is well printed and contains a fund of interesting information, bat as to the in fluence it will wield— well. It is hardly necessary to express an opinion.— Wairarapa DaUy Times. FORCIBLY AND WELL WEITTEN ABTICLE8. ? The Worker comprises some forcibly and well-written articles which should be stadied by those who-have the welfare of the labouring classes at heart.— Butt and Petcne Chronicle, FEARLESS AND OUTSPOKEN. The Wobksh is fearless and outspoken in its tone, and is cleverly and powerfully written. It has a large circulation amongst working men, and has deservedly attained to a veryhigh posi tion among ito contemporaries. We wish it every success.— Otafio Workman. ? THE INTEBBST8 OF LABOUR. The Worksb is a smartly written labour journal in which (he interests of (he working classes are well catered for. The paper is brought out on the co-operat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
. NOW SELLING OFF!!! an LESLIE & CO.'S W AT J. A. WHITE & CO.'S OPPOSITE BOGGO-ROAD 8TANLEY-BT. I*' 8EE THE PRICES ! 8EE THE G00D8 ! J9 WMW0RTH«ELLI0TT,Wh2r Family Butchers, Biohmond Downs. ? I A MO ! JAMS I JAMS! Dtason Beds' Jams JAMOI bm the fiist. Ask your store keeper for them. Bold everywhere. always fresh and frothy. ? _ ? 4V0RHNCWAW8JS9ie^S ler. Now ready. Profits go to Union Prisoners. Price, to. 6d.; post iree 2s. lOd. from Wobebb agents. Trade supplied by Edwards, Dunlop Co., Brisbane. ? ^ ? M ICO I KIP FUIEND8, of whom information mluOlnU is earnestly desired, advertised for one* free of charge; more insertions, Is. each. -Anyfeody-taiowing-anf 4Wag-of-those-aaTCrtised for -should write. Abbreviations: Lh.o., 'last heard of ;' ad., ' address information to.' Edmund Kelly, chairman Narine shed in 1891, is requested to communicate with W. Kewley, secretary Q.B.- Union. Thomas M'Kimbtby, iiaKvefllcoun6yT-own, Ifslaod; asnved1-y ~bs. Qoetta first trip ; worke...
LABOUR IN POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
LABOUR IN PUUTiCS. A MaETBOBODGH pUblin tnAmiaw nn June 3 c*Ued on thff Government to relieve prevailing dikteeas by forming viUage settle ments. ? ?. .._ V Ceoydok Labour men are p^ing at tention* to vacancies on the Municipal Council; They oould do worse than take a few seats. Max Hirsch has been re-elected presi Hireoh has been badly victimised for bis advanced views. ? The Sydney libel actions of -x. Black, M.L. A., v. Truth, and F. Cotton, M.L. A., v. Truth, are set down for hearing before juries of 12 for June 13 and 30. New Zealand progressive legislation is 'driving Capital away' so fast that its Harbour Board bonds have gone up £2. Trying to fly away, perhaps. reported to hitvft -tint;infmiRliftri frimtmif already— by attending the Governor's levee on Her Gracious' birthday. GlaSset, Hoolan and Casey roused the white men of Bundaberg on Wednesday night as only a great occasion gives a chance for. Election started next morning. C. B. Fitzgerald, who ran Dickson for Bulimba, ...
BYSTANDER'S NOTEBOOK [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
BYSTANDER'S NOTEBOOK ? Tbe-aileged Brisbane rull-atuffipg case, which resulted in the prompt acquittal of the accused, exposes the alleged weakness of the evisring — Bott-STomrG. voting' system^ TheEIec toral Act is so cumbersome and intricate that nobody seems to know j ? JUEfr CJUW^y — V~i«M# — H. — iUOitUBj ? tW — ~Tt»— OVI- c denced a year ago when the Solicitor f General ~h_a~sctually to explain its mys | teries on the 'residence' question to the I very registration officers. Moreover, the I c method of getting on the roll is so clumsy I- and the method of removal from the roll so fc ? loose that there is an inevitable scrambling I: which as inevitably results in confusion. I- ? And yet, for such ie tho porvorsity of-tfae~ I; law, a man is liable to not less than three I:- years imprisonment if by any chance he I' miibundcistands this incomprehensible Act. K Land holders * re perfectly safe. For them V the sailing is simple and easy. They can ? get on the rolls immediately in a...
New Zealand Shearers. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
New Zealand Shearers. FBOM the Huwke's Say (N.Z.) Pott: ? It appears to us that the Pastoralists* Union of Australia, haa sworn a deadly feud against the shearers of that continent, ebe why their endeavours to induce New Zealand shearers to go over for the coming season I The shearers in New Zealand would indeed be a heartless lot if they were to consent to go over and take the bit of bread out of the men's mouths who have been looking hungrily forward to earning a few pounds at the shearing this year.- The unemployed are wandering over 'Australia in hundreds, and amongst them shearers are plentiful enough. Why, if the pas torahsts are cot absolutely bent upon de priving the Australian shearers altogether of the means of earning a crust, do they ask that, with hundreds of men starving at their gate*, the well-to do working man of New Zealand should be asked to do his -fellow-man-a-crael-wrong? We-do~hgpe~ that no New Zealander will degrade his manhood 1w playing the despicable part ...
GENERAL NEWS SUMMARY. (FOR THE WEEK ENDING JUNE 9TH, 1892.) [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
GENERAL HEWS SUMMARY. (»OB THE WBE «WDIHO JPWB JJtH, 1892.) Victorian Railway Commissioners resigned. Government compromised with them and Parliament adjourned to July 12. 13hip Waveriiree^ with £5^000 cargo, voy. aged Into rshe TSTeverNever Tbyfire Tin Sydney Harbour, June 7. Oil City and TitusvillS, Pennsylvania, wrecked by bursting of a, waterspout and the burning of petroleum refineries ; 150 deaths by drowning and burning. Wew prison regulations adopted by the Government ; warranted to arive prison ers into lunatic asylums. Full Court upheld arbitrators' award to railway contractor Willcocks against the commissioners. .New N.Z. Governor and wife arrived at Wellington on Wednesday ; receptioned in orthodox fashion. ^ ? ^ -The-Blatne-tind Harrison factionsmauling each other over the Republican nomina ? iionior the U.S. Presidencg,.^^ ? ? ? ..r Gladstone bristles up against the establish ment of a Department of Labour. N.S.W. Labour M.L.A. Hoyle claims £10,000 from Railway Commiss...
LABOUR OVER SEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
LABOUR OVER SEAS. Two thousand Barcelona jaUwaymen ate out against increase of hours. Blacksmith's helper* are pnt down as the most sweated male wage-eamere in the United States. _ . .. ? ? When the English miners got a rise from Is. l£d. to Is. 3id. a ton the prise of coal ran up from 32s. to 20s. per . ton. That's the proportion wages bear to profit. .- The London May Day turnout, or ganised by the Trades Council, was taken part in by the Eight Hours Committee, the Fabian Society and the Social Demo cratic Federation. Old and New Unionism joined hands to celebrate Labour Day. English M.P.'b are subscribing to compensate the railwayman, Hood, vic timised for giving evidence before the Royal Commission. And this after the railway directors had been scolded at the bar of the House, which didn't get Hood his billet back. What humbug ! THE Durham -coat-miners-have Trassed a resolution pledging themselves not to vote for any coal baron at the next election. If Capitalism will only keep ...
BLACK LABOUR DOINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 June 1892
BUCK LABOUR DOINGS. The New Zealand government 1mb set a hrjltht and shining ei«mpla It refuseB to take part in PJayford's oonferenoe aa it objeotato alien labour in any shape, dolour, or form. This shows that the New Zealand 'mi-ionary.' who has been naively telling the English magazines how the squatter there prefers the Maori to the white Blearer as cheaper and less ot a grumpier over food and hut acoommodation, might have added that the N.Zrsquatter doesn't ran the government there any longer. Playford objects to the Chinese on the rid that they 'not only compete with Australian labourer, but wioh our mechanics, merchants and bankers.' That 'only the labourer' is instructive. The coolie only competes with labourers and hawkers, who can go to the blue vault abovo oo long »-* ''''d '''??» anfl ESnkpra aren't touched. * * * Griff tb told a Sydney Telegraph .reporter that the majority of the^genuine' working men of Queensland agreed with him on Black Labour and then whinad again tha...
ORIGINAL LABOUR SONGS AN OLD SONG RESUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 June 1892
ORIGINAL LABOUR SONGS 4K OLD £0116 ft&tfHG. _____¥an, jQfty JiariieB^u? down with your tyrant But be aure.they will * tand the strain ; You may teat our heart* in your vampire ? ~daw«,— - ?-— — ? -?— -g — -. ? You may laugh at our cries of pain. You have herded us weUin the times agone, You have Btifled our groans with lies, v-m t-o.m- fflula vnnr haw as the sunliffht shooa, And have been— as the serpent— wise : Till 'Our limbs are galled with your iron bands ; You have tortured our manhood's pride ; Bat your house has been builded on shifting sands, ' And it falls with the tram of the tide. Brisbane. ? K.
WIVES OF THE UNEMPLOYED. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 June 1892
[?] w?d«dSto» topof the .teprUiJdtfto m mm'Mmm. oatohW^St.of keL^X^^^U^*tSSoo , and Jgiven one tin of f*W*'*ffiMB ' for some ppl** aad an o«|dtooal candle. H*r hnsband was kojng tq^ oounfcry on a pa*, to look for worVaaH ww going to Wc/ie only blankefcfiie/ had! Thfl MOfHHl wail m*viirnmn^ H nnli -Munna. sessing.Irirfi womanT who» hoibandwas a seaman who oooldn't get a prombed bilk* on the blaokbirders %e*ose; helms German born.- The police said she was a professional beggar, but Hub site fiertely denied,- 'fpfming that she war JiiurdwoifcLng ' and took oare ot her obildrenand^iedto pay off * mortgage on her hooie^-whioh is stnotly true. The other member of Hie selected depotatdonTiad strugfirled along as a washerwoman untal her health failed : last week her relief had been stopped. It was admitted by the deputation that impoBtures took plaoe, but they earnestly appealed for work for their husbands which would make relief unnecessary. . Parry Qkeden promised that nobody should starv...
A CRY FROM THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 June 1892
A CUT FHOM THE BUSH. Across Australia's inland plains I've wandered many a mile, But though I've tried and tried again, Dame Fortune will not smile. With neither chick, nor child, nor wife, I'm doomed to wander still. For every day in my hard life I'm dnven^iown the-faiH; ? Oh, comrades, who my lone life share, Shall we not make a stand ? For why should we this misery bear That's spreading o'er our land ? Oh, why should we not raise our beads, And staunch like brothers be? ? : ? ?And take the blessings Heaven sheds i On^hOBeiwhodare be feoe %*vi v.v- .' a,fv.-, w ,-T, .v'v.. ?,.-??:?,.? , \M^Mam)e(MvMiMi
BY THE CAMP FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 June 1892
BY THE CAMP FIRE. BY A 8TRAYAWAY. The camp fir« will be our introdnotion. fe^^f^Jr^iiie^ffiwTof the eorab or the void blaokiMU of Hie MJ^g^on the Oamp Sin I f^Tnoft - ^ends keep staying to tfe nevemore. xo wnao Hundreds of thousand* of men mf!KJ .5P,w mUk Iwdy resting ft'**™'** «npporting hwd, wi* Waok, and*ed, and^wniii^and blaok. I w ««aply and readily our ininTiiwfSrtS prODlnnBn— jp^T*ffBal Of flfKiiiil— TrTiiiili „ ^Mied «a trouble m SS^gh'^'dar TJe genntt of the camp fire faSp baioim^ iHSLSfsssr. *i *- ***** ««w. how e ectrifia. that hoi^Sh^roSS^ ^rnal from^h^man breaat:' thereUTa %e* ****7 Po«Jfr in the red Lot glow of the half burned timber which all insensibly raOSBlHODOHTO WHIOH ABE NKVEl OTTEaElT w «no«e dreams too chimerical, Ad maybe too prized, to over seek other confidant — than the camp fire. And what life friends are made within t id circle of its SbX Even now, though flaST voices belong to their faces in the fitful ohanra of tiha ^J^^jmssm* or give S— sgam. Somehow ...
The Chinese on Croydon. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 June 1892
The Chinese on Croydon. --»*«J adnutted^M^e Government ^S'9 *~ swarming across «» TE??*** *'««»»* Paying poU tax. T»^ ; but they come on again in hiind»*l« witn many thousands behind them. The following statement from Secretary Mnn- | do^^he^unp^ tso-VS.S Jw* share; also the Port tfarwm^untrj [?] [?] The Oha^!f ^Oe?Wa two Oilme8e gardens. *?? J Unairman is a squatter of the old gl^eposit trick is weiruTTtreTfcn e«riissis=-&??&»t stupid. . uo t*uice so g^artrJ? SPAA On Stations— ' WoolroUea, yarders, pickers-uo and general sheds, 25s. per week. Boyjttjder 15 empIoyeTa'sXve, 20s. Cooks, 25s. ditto. ^2S!'Mrt0!*m?1' and boundary lD '&?» ml°m-g over 30 shearer.. S00^J001 :»? Per bale to average 8^sefwEn^ts ^ be mad« « 1 w ? i^'iraa.ss;
THE Christian Colonist says: [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 June 1892
The Christian Colonist says : Bharebroking has not tor some time been- re munerative, and many, sharebroken are not at present making anything. It's just possible that gambling on 'Change in Adelaide just now is the reverse of pay ing. That oan readily be understood. Jttut what comes thundering along with the ^fofoe trf -a^Baldwin-englne ie Hihe^tacT)=that ' many sharebrokers are not at present making anything.' That is indeed true. When they do start 'making any thing' —anything useful— they will be living m an improved state of society, in which gambling wont be euphemistically nailed shardbioking, or loattng put down as .the proper oooopatdon of 'gentlemen.1' /
Where Would the Gatling Be? ROBT. BEATTIE WHITES: [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 June 1892
Where Would the Oatlfns Be T BOBT. 8BATTIB WHITES : The struggles between Capital and i Labour I haTO witnessed during alif?rf hIrf?A T fe? '^^iately ooncerneS; 1 out on the whole oommumjnr. exoeptiiur a SSTft-T''™11 8C™raB '» seeking emanoipa tion from wages slavery. fosteadoT wut. »g our energies intiymg to g^TSe «8i let us proceef to help ourstlres hv JS^Z «serting_ the Prjgb?_d TjK- sources of the oolony. There are at present m all ttie Aus^lian XueTmSJ Tfaei^^^^^droaOTed^nd8 nf ^J^nplo?ed ***»?» under guidance sdvefiSK^18*0^ re °2uld «o^thS? ?ZS2P*0 flWP' for the DurDose of r^«™g«WTJultivsting OeseTindT 'hi S2KL S^movem»t .«dv»ntag6 T could SSL-t8 ab8enoe of W«Weg7^Lndt£ oolomste onoe tasting the aweeto ofTbeSJ briagtte toAm Dem, hi, food milplr
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 June 1892
' WbBKBBn'StrBS0BTPTION : ' 5s. Yearly, - .'\: ' PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. ' Only Aimual Subscriptions taken. , at Wobkee Office. For shortex. - ? periods apply tonBsr6sF~news agent. SPECIAL BAJEBS ARBAKGSD MEHBEB8 OF UNIONS APPLYING THBOCGH THEIB SEOBETABT. ? W1THTH1 ?'?'? ?;i*'-»!\ D1UVBEK OTJTHB ' W1BWBB' ?? . : ... ,./.. laBuspBoxxp .«;,;;' -,?/? 'BS&ofprap SO THAT PAPKBS CAS BS SENT ''.,. '.'.'?. m _. in_. - '? ' BBOWTEBED PACKAGE. ' WIBE OB WBItE. .'?