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Smithsonian Funniosities. [Newspaper Article] — People — 27 July 1901
Smithsonian Fun- niosities. , Sam Smith, ML. A., is a man who takes himself too seriously, which is probably the reason he made himself ridiculous at tbe Syd ney Labor Counoil meeting re the election of factory inspectors. Mr. Smith has been chairman of the of a newspaper company which provided that the share- - holders should elect their editor! Seamen, wharf-laborers, and all classes of trades and callings were considered a competent body to find the editor of a diily newspaper, but Samuel holds that a tailor is not competent to vote upon the election of a factory inspector, who must have a knowledge of machinery. On top of this Mr. Smith again takes the floor to point out that when (say) the iron trade workers wish to strike they shall submit their case to an agglomeration of unionists and seamen, laborers, printers, tailors, etc. Mr. Smith should cultivate some thing approaching consistency. It is right that a b )dy of men shonld consult other bodies of men with refe ence to ind...
Prof. Enrico Ferri's Lectures. [Newspaper Article] — People — 27 July 1901
Prof. Enrico Ferri's Lectures. Prof. Enrico Ferri, with his many duties as a Socialist member of the Italian Parliament, professor of criminal law in the University of Rome, propagandist and author, found time to leave Rome for several days this spring to give a special course of lectures in the University of Naples on the follow ing subjects : ' The Positive School of Criminology,'. 'The Causes of Crime,' and- '.The Remedies for Crime.' Under the auspices of The League Against Tuberculosis Prof. Ferri lectured in Reggio Emilia a few days ago -on the snbject, ' The New Century.' Although an admission fee was oharged, there was an . audience of more than two thou sand persons. He was heard with much enthusiasm, and his lecture had a great effect. Prof. Ferri, in a recent lecture for the benefit of the hospital at Fiorenzuola, spoke on the subject, 'The Progress of Civilization.' He said that moral progress has . been inferior to other progress on account of poverty.' He analyzed the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
' . SOCIAL, * DEMANDS. 1. fiWTT.T- LABOR. — AllChildrento attain the age of 15 before being permitted to engage in aaywage-earning occupation. 2. WOMEN'S L ABOR.— Equalisation of women's wages with those: of men where equal service is performed. No woman to tim employed- Tinder conditions. detrimental to her health or morality. 3. jbIGHT-HOUR DAY.rrrReductipn.of the hours of labor injaccordance with.tiheiJKHS&8e of, production, immediate legislation -»£ a working day of 8 hours (or lesa) ; overtime to be a pentd offence. 4. FACTORIES LEGISLATION.-— An efficient and comprehensive Factories Act to: provide forhealthiy.andhumane condi tions of employment ; any breach of the Aot to be a penal offence. All Factory Inspector to be elected by the wcrkers in their respective trades. All State workshops to be under the jurisdiction, of, the Act. 5. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY AOT.— An Employers' Liability Act to provide for compensation to workers who may be in jnred, and to their families ...
THE WOMEN WHO WORK. A SUCCESSFUL ORGANISING MEETING. THE TAILORESSES' UNION FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
THB JWOMBN WHO W^RK. ?' I A SUCCESSFUL nRQANISING MEETING. THE TAILO R ESSES* UNION FORMED. ' Twifl a geat gathering of women and girls that faced the speakers at the Trades Ball on Wednesday evening of last week. The large hall was comfortably filled, and it is -Safe to say tbat it had nev?r pre viously held such an audience as -now ^ good-humoredly taxed its ; ' seating capacity. The Managing Editor of The -'People presided, and on the plat - form were Miss Rose ^oott, secre tary Womanhood Suffrage League ; lira. Tomes and Mrs. Robin eon, representing the Tailoresses ; -Messrs. Palmer and Shaw, presi dent and secretary respectively of 'the Cotters and Trimmers' Union ; J. O. Moroney, Beowtary Tobacco Workers' Union ; and F. H. Drake, secretary of the Inworkers' Assis- tanta' Union. -Mr. Morrish, president of the 'Hotel Employees' Union, was una voidably absent and sent an apology. The chairman explained the cir cumstances that had led np to the calling of the meeting and paid the ...
Organising Committee. SUNDAY, AUGUST 4. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
Organising Committee. SUNDAY, AUGDST 4. ' Domain. — A fctend at nail, 2.0U (Stomp, Papers, eta.,): Smith, Oar con and ChristenBon. Chair : S. C; Clarke. Speakers: Moroney and Morrith. Bathnrs'-St. — Isaacs, Batho. Martin Place. — Drake, Holland. Sunday, August 11. Domain — Attend at Hall, 2.3'. (Stump, Papers, etc.,) ? Hohnsben, Ludewig, Neleot . Chair: Batho. Speakers : Neill and Thomson. Bathurst--t — Diske and.Mor riah. Martin Place. — Isaacs and Hol land. SlTNDAT, AUGUST 18. Domain.— Attend at Hall, 2.3 '. (Stamp Papers, etc.) : Isaacs, Drake and Stevens. Chair : Sloane. ' Speakers : Holland and Morrish. Bathurst-St. — Pennington and Drake. Martin Place. — Aldons and Ru misEon. Wednesday, AugubtIS. Newtown Bridge. — 8 p.m. Speak ers: Batho and Morrish. Tbebday, August 6. Alexandria Town Hall. Tuebday, August 20. Redfern. — Botany and Redfern streete, at 8 p.m. Speakers.: Neill and Moroney. Thursday, August 15. West Sydney. — Kent and Brs Idne-Btreets, 8 p.m. Speakers : Isaacs an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
Menmair 151 — Hunter Street West — 151 NEWCASTLE. FOR CROCKS KY And GLASSWARB Bargains. PATttONISE Local Industry BT DRINKING WOOD'S CBLU UA B ? (JASTUEMAINE ALE. — o— a sb. ALE A JN D STOUT — O— EQUAL TO IlIPoBTBD AT LK8S THAN HALF THB OUST
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
To Correspondents. I W.R., Hunters Hill. — Your sub. does not expire until Aug. 3L The blue-marling of your paper waa one ef those accidents that will oocur oc casionally eve» in well-regulated es tablishments like 'The People' officer n or ? - ? on.. ? vra iuonnauior«-~-i uo iuibmim was ours. Sorry. But your paper has been posted regularly all the same. If you have not received it, 'tis the fault of the post office.
Tailoresses' Union. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
Tailoresses' Omon. On Tuesday - evening at the Trades Hall, a full oommittse meeting of the above was held, deb* gates being present from the kindred unions, and also from the Sydney Labor Council. Correspondence was received from Miss Rose Soott, wishing the union every sucoess, and enclosing cheque for £1 towards the fund. . The Secretary of the Pressors' Union said that the statements made by Air. Heady at the previous meeting did not represent the views of the Pressors' Union, the members of whioh were prepared to ua the Tailoresses to the utmost. He con gratulated the chairman of the Tai loresses' Union on the manner in which he had taken up the work Of organisation. A sub-committee was appointed to draft rules, &o , and it was re solved to hold a mass meeting in the Protestant Hall, on Tnesday evening, Atw. 13. Resolved to endeavour to get one delegate from each factory to aid in drafting rules. A sub-oommittee was appointed to make arrangements for the Pro testant Hal...
THE PEOPLE. SUBS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
THE PEOPLE. Subs BstikiviD. J.S., 1b ; J.B., Marrickville, 3d, J.C.J., Annandale, Is ; G.C., . Ballina, 2s ; S.B.J., Is ; W,Y., - Waverley, la ; J,S., Leichhardt, '2a ; J.S, la; E.J.S., Morpeth, la ; J.H., Morpeth, la ; C.H.S., Morpeth, la ; J.H , Morpeth, la ; T.B., Merewether, 2a ; J H., Syd ney, la ; J.S., Sydney, la.
KERNELS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
KERNELS. j The- Sydney C^talif* press n fnses to insert advertisements warn ing workers to keep away from plaoes where strikes are on. ' No class interests,' says the press. Of course not, only the Socialists are narrow and intolerant.. We want broadness, so we can beBmsshed and pulverised all the time, and so the freaks and frauds will remain on top. Hordern is said to be (rnxious about the workers in his facories, and his anxiety is said to be due to the fao that he can't find room for the goods they are turning out. If room cannot be^found, and if the goods do not sell, Hordern threat ens to close ; the works until the snrplns goods are disp9sed of. Here's Capitalism in a nutshell. Organised, concentrated industry, owned by one man, who has in his hands the living of . an. army of workers — workers who produce all the wares he sells, yet own none of them. Could not the people, throngh its elected Gov., run such a business better than Hordern ? Australian workers, watch the Federa...
No title [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
If it were not for the fact that some of the socia1 purists in the Ministry are interested in the busi ness, it is more than probable that steps wonld have been taken ere this to tender prize fighting illegal. When a few more ..deaths have re sulted probably soma move will be made by the Government. Rumoured tbat Imperial Parlia ment will be. asked to donate I 100.000 of public money to Roberts for his share in the South African marder business. The Careygraph is - concerned about which side Mr J. H. Car ruthera » ill take in the new Parlia ment. The 'D. T.' isn't satisfied with Lee, and fears Carruthers qjay not be available when the time arrives to depose the present Op position leader. The ' Casino News,' a fort nightly jonrnalette, has just made it's appearance. It is published and cond noted by D. G. Gny, not unknown to readers of The PkOFIiX. Lord Rose berry elegantly des cribes as lunatics the peqple who objeot to. organised murder. Bnt then Roseberry belongs to the class tha...
FAMINE IN ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
FAMINE IN ITALY. | So many people of Pnglia (Italy X are in want, that there is talk of be ginning a public distribution of food. In spite of the constant, prayers of the priests for rain, the long drought continues with terrible c -nsequences for the ' farmers . and laborers. Soldiers have been sent there, to prevent uprisings among the starv ing people. In Ishitella the mayor was threat ened by the people and fled the I troops are now enforcing order In the town of Rodi' the ontloo^ is very dark, on account of the lack of work. A fe». days ago when a woman who had died of starva tion was taken to the cemetery, a large number of women working for five cents a day, seeing the rnde coffin carried along, began to cry and said : ' Poor woman, you are fortunate to be at rest ! To-daV you are taken, and to-morrow or the next day will come our turn. It is better to die than to suffer so !' Both in Rodi and Ishitella there have been disturbances ; many peasants and workmen surrounded the t...
THE SYDNEY LABOR COUNCIL. SUPPORTS THE TAILOR ESSES. A WARM TIME FOR JONES. FAKIR BAVISTER LASHED. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
-*HE SYDNEY LABOR eoDNeiL. ' '? 'm - -SUPPORTS ?? THB- TAILOIt ' ESSES. A WARM TIME FOR JONES. FAKIR BAVISTER LASHED. Oh Thursday week, the night after the aaooeBwful launching of the TailoreBses' Union, J. O. Moroney brought the matter before the Labor Council. He said he had ? been prevented from attending the 1 last meeting, bnfc had heard that several delegates had taken excep tion to the Socialists organising Tailoresses ; he had been told that eren Mr. Banting had advised the adoption of revolutionary methods. i That gentleman, usually mild and ; inoffensive, rose and pleaded not guilty. He said he' had congratu lated the Socialists on the steps i Other delegates pereist in saying that Mc. Bunting did make the statements attributed to him. Proceeding Mr. Moroney said ^ it was a matter of indifferenee to him and to the Socialist movement what Councillors said. What the 'Coun cil had failed to do, the Socialists so far had succeeded in doing, . ' Through an article that had appe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
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What Shall Be Done With Mr. Ready? [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
What Shall Be Done With Mr. Ready? Mb. Ready is said to be the dele gate of the Press *rs Union- When the meeting to form the Tailoresses' meeting was in full swing, v'r. Rea dy mounted th * platform, and, after having unsuccessfully endeavonred t'» delay — and therefore to tnwan — the object of meeting, -SBumed the role of speaoial pleader for the fir ' j of Wright and Co. The event in whioh Mr. Ready figured bo con spicuously is recorded elsewhere, as is also the grandly prompt and unanimous mauner in whioh the women and girls expressed their disgust for such an attitude assum ed by an alleged rep- esentative of a trade-nni. n. If Mr Ready is really the Prasser-.' delegate, the only decent thing that uni m can now do is to lift, him from his offi cial position and at the some time compel him to tender to the Tailor esses' Union an ample apology fo his ill-directed ? efforts. If -1 r. Ready had b en a s raignt-goer, it's hardl r likely that Mr. Wright , would have commissioned him ...
The Socialist Press Assistance Fund. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
The Socialist Press As* sistance Pnnd. J.McD,, Is ; H.M., D.C., Is ; S.C C., 2s 6d ; J.S.. Is 6d ; J.O.M., 2s. ; J.H.. 4s ; W.T., 2s ; H.K., 4s ; Miss V., 9d ; Domain, 6d.
Gov. Wants a Fortnight's Credit. [Newspaper Article] — People — 3 August 1901
Gov. U ants a Fortnight's Credit. Tab following letters are in teresting showing, as they no the See Government attitude on the question of paying the State em ployees' wages weekly : Wallis.street, Woolhara. To the Hon. E. W. O'Sullivan, Minister Publio Works,' Sir. — Since the initiation of the day labor system it haa been the custom of the Publio Works Department to pay stonemasons once a fortnight, instead of weekly, the custom of the trado for the pasfr twenty-five years, and in di rect opposition to the rule of the Union, which reads thus : ' Wages must be paid in full once every week.' The violation of this old custom of the trade, and rule of the Union, by the Public Works Department may be used by the contractors to force the system on their employees. I bring this under your notice, believing you will give it due consideration, and, if possible, prevent the Publio Works Department breaking down an old custom of the trade — weekly payment of wages. Those of ub whA are not I...