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Brutal Braggadocio. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Bratal Braggadocio. This is how Trooper N. V. Cameron writes from Standerton, South Africa, concerning events in -: connection with the Plnnder War: — ' Every house we come to, «kiak« .all the ooonnants on the waggons, and burn the place down. We have had a very rough time of it,bot we don't go short of tucker. Se^ns coming into camp with a gooaetiedon in front, and a fid racking pig behind t We get five biscuit* per day for bread, and sometimes a pint of floor. It is great fan cooking at night. Wood is scarce, there not being a single tree growing in /his part on the oountry So we waltz into a house and pnll oat chairs, pianos, wheel barrows, or anything we can get for, firewood. You see, dampers don't taste too. nice cooked in ques tionable ashes. It is a terrible thing to Bee the .things we have to barn in the houses — lovely pianos, harps, and other furniture; while pgpr old mother Boer blubbers a«r$y in Dutch, and the kids howl their heads off.' This is the sort of -.'hero we a...
That Heathen Chinee. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
T4i«t- ehlDM, Oh 1 for ways that are dark, , Andfor tricks that are rain, The heathen Chinee — see Bret Harte, Maybe op to the mark ; Though I'm free to maintain Tbft the -Christian can give him start. ?WW fSUVIUVWWJi When he'a put to the proof, Thatfor dodgery, darknfjifcjand bluff, Thopgh the Chriatian can pray IakVa aaint— he oan spoof TbcChipanaanea^r enough. For Ah Sin'a -in a hole, Audi* aorely afraid Tkw,- Chriatian* will bring him to amah* And, .to raaeoe hia aoul, mlleollarhia trade, W, m their motto' a 'Religion for eaah.' The Russians are kind, And the Oermaaa are good, And the Briton ia baddishto beat ; And each ia inclined, Aa ia well understood, lo do the Celeatial a treat' — ' Clarion.'
Remember Sept. 20. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Remember Sept. 20. Oh the above date the great show takes place at the Manchester Unity Hall. Comedy, farce, music, and variety — all for the insignifi cant amount of Is. Make a run for the tickets ; we want the Hall packed' — thats how it will be. Some of that debt must be wiped off. Tickets now ready. Ladi«B, yon may take a hand in this, so get stacks of the tickets at once, and see that yon sell them.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Removal. The Offices of The People have been removed from Kid man's Buildings, 74 York street, to 16 GEORGE-STREET WEST, SYDNEY. ALEXANDKIA TOWN HALL, Garden Street. CONCERT Amd LECTURETTE ' Will be g;ven in the above ball, on FRIDAY, SEPT. 6, at 8. Admission Free by Tioket. Tickets may be obtained from ' The People ' Printery, George Btreet West, City ; W. Prowse, George-street, Waterloo; A. Mor ley, 60 Raglan-street, Waterloo ; P. Christensen, Botany-road ; A. B. Prond, 19 Wyndham-Btreet ; H. Neill, Branoh Secretary, 126 George-street, Alexandria.
They Were There. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
They Were There. At - the mass meeting of the | Tailoresses' Union, held re cently at the t Protestant Hall,' Griffiths and Hollis, Ms.L. -*-., were among the speakers. - To allay the icaio ui DutuD \Ji uui 1 I iouuD| ttuu think we strayed off tin track, an explanation is necessary. Two Fpeakera were selected to represent the Labor Council, viz., Mr. Thrower and Mr fmith, M.P The latter could not attend, so without con sulting the Committee the Council's representatives asked the McOowen ites to send a speaker and they sent the two mentioned. That's how they came to be there ; and the crowd BaW how they left. No fusion!
No title [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
All the McGowenites, with the exception of Hollis, voted to debr women from sitting in the N.S.W. Parliament. Newcastle people are going to make a fight over the t oppression of fret) speech in Islington Park. Already they have L20 in the de fence fund.
KERNELS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
KERNELS. Female State sohnol teachers should insist on receiving the same1 payment for their servces'as the' ' male teaohers. 'Equal pay for equal work.' OriF 'annli'nofmn M a: _ i_ i _ ' — tur a tiouer CO th© N,S W. Press Ghillorf has boon refused. ^ Mr. Speaker says we're not entitled to a seat in the Gallery. We have asked Mr. Speaker to s'ate the particular ob jections that apply to us, and don't apply to other weekly papers. The Tighe's Hill Salvation Army has admitted the right of the Coun cil to veto its meetings on the Islington Park, and has applied for a permit, which has been granted for one month. This is cowardly, and does not reflect any of the old vigor with which the S.A. fought for and maintained the right speech in various towns in ' Capitalism and 'fan-tan' are much the same. The sole principle of ' fan-tan ' is comprised in its-J etymology : fan, number of times, and tan, to divide. The betting is upon the number of ooins that remain in a pile after it has-been d...
"The People" Subs. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
' The People ' Snbs. All subscriptions to The People are payable in advance. A blue mark through this paragraph denotes that your subscription has almost expired, and, if not renewed within three weeks from first marking, the paper will be discontinued. Subscribers wishing to have the paper continued will please note this rule. Subscrip tions should be forwarded to the Managing-Editor, The People,' 16, George-street West, Sydney. E.N., Ballina, 2b ; — P., New town, 2s ; W.C , Wahroonga, Is ; Mrs. T., Newtown, la ; W.C., Alexandria, Is ; M.R.M., Crook well, 4s ; J.P., Broken Hill, 6d ; C.J.Y., North Sydney, Is; W.G., Waterloo, Is ; W.W., Redfern, la ; W.C., Dudley, 5s.
WHY SHOULD WE PARLEY WITH THE FOB. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
WHY SHOULD WE PAR LEY WITH THE FOB. On Friday evening of last week , at theS £duey Masonic Hall, whither he had been called by some of the freaks of the ' Labor ' movement, Mr. E. W. O'Sullivan indulged in heroics to an extent ihat was ex travagant — even for Mr. O'Sullivan I he Works Minister wsb renlvinB to the toast of ' The State Parlia ment,' and seized the opportunity to sing the praises of that nnhappy combination called the Se eGovern ment. He claimed that all his own efforts were prompted by 'a sincere desire to help humanity in its time of need and distress.' The trades* unionists present cheered Mr. O'Sullivan's utterance, but didnl pan se to consider that their ' need and distress ' always finds its ger minaing spot in the private owner ship of the means of life — a system developed and upheld by the class the See Government stands for ; and that only with the downfall of the Capitalist Class — i.e\. the Sen Government Class — will the need and distress of humanity disap...
To Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
To Correspondents. Hatter intended for insertion in current week's issue of 'The People ' must reach tbis office not later thaa 6 p.m. on Tuesday. T.W.A., Uralla.— Paper posted to you at address given same week ss your letter reached A.S.L. General Sec retary. J.F., Tatham. — See special article in last issue re Swiss Initiative and Referendum. The Initiative gives, the people the right to propose laws ; the Referendum is the ma chinery used to obtain the verdiet of the people on any proposed law. The Initiative and the Beferendnm are only effective when used by an economically-educated people. The Swiss are not economically educa ted, hence the referendum vote has generally been recorded in the Con servative interest. W.S., Glebe.— Sub. paid clears yon to June, 30, 1902. W.O., Dudley. — Received, with thanks. Clears you to September 30, 1902. D. McN., West Wallsend. — List re vised as directed. Ths Pxopis should reach West Wallsend P.O. ' on Saturday. If, as you say, sub scribers d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Serious complications threa tened over the question of whether the New Gninea steamer, Merrie England, was Federal or State property. So far war has not been declared. Strained relations exist, though, between Federal and Leperland 'statesmen.' Qoinn, M.L.A., wants an Aot that will compel newspaper writers to sign all articles. Thb People is prepared to have all its articles signed, because it has nothing to hide. John Norton has backed down to Eden George. Last Sunday's ' Truth ' contains an apology, in which John regrets that his paper charged George with being fined by the A.J.C for having nominated himself as a horse in a certain raoing event Dignity of Labonr ! A coal trimmer, William J. Lundsley, fell j down the forehold of the German | steamer, Keil, at Carrington Dyke, and was injured. ' THE PEOPLE ' PRINTERY Kxeontes Every Description of JOB PRINTING.
Killing the Day Labor System. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Killing the Day Labor System. ' The present Government are responsible for the appointment of more political deadbeatB to (at billets than all previous Govern ments. The/ are killing the day labor system by political jnter ference. (Instead of the managers or foremen en&rasrin&r or discharging men, they are compelled to accept the men who have had the ear of a member of the Ministey, or a mem ber who supports them. The so called labor members are up to their necks in this kind of political patronage. Mr. McGowen talks non-interference with one side of his mouth, and . urges the employ ment of his own constituents with the other. Australian hoodlums have been getting in some mote work in Capetown. Certainly the big Aus tralian cities benefitted when their scum element was drawn off for S' Africa plunder purposes. But the reputation gained for Australia will be an unenviable one that will be more indelible than the convict birth-stains, abmt which Earl Beeoham bo oblig...
The Misfortune of being born a Woman. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
The Misfortune of being born a Woman. On Sunday evening last, despite the very inclement state of the weather, there was a large attend ance at Marx Hall to hear N. Bumeisen deiiver his lecture on the above subject The lecturer, in opening, made a knof MfaMtnAA fA 1 l- PmhaU W «»*«» AVIVAVUW W WVUUUU ? UUUU| and said that we, in N.S.W., also had a comic paper — published daily in King-street. True, onr penny comic had no ideas of its own, and even its humor was published at second and third hand. Mr. Thom son bad once said of the ' D T,' that itB main object was to make profits, and he admitted that, fiat the ' D.T.' also existed to uphold Capitalism — and it lived on the pennies of the workers, the male portion of whom had votes. As an upholder of Capitalism, there fore, the ' D.T ' bad to be foaght by the workers. He quoted from a 'D.T.' article of ^August 12, in which the different rates paid to male and female School teachers was dealt with, and it was argued that a female teaoh...
Unionists and Arbitration [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Unionists and Arbitration I I Mart trades unionist* favor Mr. Wise's capitalistic Arbitration Bill, which is intended to take from the workers the power to strike. Unionists who understand the economic basis of the Labor move ment repudiate the bill, and this irritates the economically ignorant fraternity. Mr. Peter Strong, of the Tailors ? Union, and who claims to be ' a unionist of 40 years' standing,' is very much upset because all union ists ate not prepared to surrender the industrial movement into . the keeping of the capitalists. Speaking in the Sydney Labor Council on Thursday night last week, . Mr. StroDg said that there were men in Sydney who pretended to be unionists, bat they were opposed to the compulsory clause in the Arbitration Bill. * A Voice : Name. Mr. Strong: The president of the Taileresses' Union, if yon can jndge from his writings. A Voice : And Mr. Moroney. Mr. Moroney: Tea, and Mr. Moroney, Mr, Strpnar : There yoa are, Mr. President. Ton have not. to go outs...
He Mast Go. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
He Most Go. How is it possible for the British farmer, untutored in modem busi ness methods and living perhaps in a remote country district, to com pete against lmrsreand capable or ganisations P He is a mere unit against a big army. His produce may be of the best possible qiality, but he can only sni'ply it in uncer tain driblets, whilst- they deliver it by the hundred tons. We speak of augmenting our home grown pro duce, so as to oust the foreigner, but until we first bring into play the potent factors of organisa ion and combination our efforts will be vain. — ' Chamber's Journal.' The small farmer, like the small manufacturer and shopkeeper, must disappear owing to lack of capital, in other words they are being super seded by a fitter system, which Sooialism — a fitter Bystem still — will in the near futnre supersede.
Net Socialism. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Net Socialism. Tiros the President of the Vic torian Chamber of Manufacturers: ' The movement had arisen ont of a humane feeling, but the legislation went far beyond the intentions of the people.' (The people, of course, being the Manufacturers.) ' They merely desired that sweating should be abolished, but an Act was brought in which was nothing but pure Sooialism,' No, sirrah, it is not pure Sooialism, but ,-tupid labor legislaion — an effect; cause, the lack of eoonomio knowledge. Pure Socialism will not restrict the actions of your class by legis lation, but will abolish the system whioh enables your class to live on the products of the wage-earner. There will be no need for your class when pure Socialism operates. -The land, the factories, and workshops, and all the means of transportation will be owned by the whole people, and operated by them, and the pro duct consumed by them. What a calamity that will be 1 Abundance for all, leisure for all.
Tailoresses Union. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Tailoreases Union. This Union is making very satis factory progress. Every week new members are being ddded, and op to date more than 400 have pa-d the first monthly snbecription. All the meetings are bein£ very largely attended, - and there is a general determination to perfect the organ- . isation, and insist on better condi- I nons ana Dewer wages. Oa Tuesday evening, there was a very large attendance at i he Trades Hall, and the chairman referred to the letters he had read oat at the previous meeting. He Baid it had been reported to him that a Mr. Wynbure, an employee of Wein gott's, had been present at that meeting, and had next day pointed a certain girl oat to Mr. Weingott as the party who had ha«ded the letter concerning Weingott's to the chairman. He said if this was true it wonld furnish something new in the annals of labor history. It was altogether reprehensible that a man should be wi ling to act in the capacity of pimp and spy for a sweating firm against a number of wo...
Waterloo Branch. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Waterloo Branch. This branch held its usual meet ing at the residence of Comrade Neill, senr., on the 20th instant, Comrade Neill, sen., in the chair. Matters in connection with oar coming concert and lecturette were discussed, and arrangements made for carrying it oat, Membera and .it ? ? ? Al ? i- ? ? J ? oiuurs are notiiiea idm in oruer w avoid clashing with a social fixed for Friday, the 6th, by the ladies of the league, the above concert (whioh was to have taken place on the same night) has been postponed till the following Friday night, September 13th. Comrade H. E. Holland was elected chairman. The following resolutions were car ried : 1. That a recommendation be forwarded to the General Executive, asking them to consider the advisa bility of having the portraits of the six S.L.P. senatorial candidates taken in group form ; 2. That the Executive set aside a day every year for a picnic 3, That Messrs. O'Connor, Olds, and Majnard be expelled from this branch as traitors to the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
TO SOCIALISTS ONLY. ' The People ' Printery will supply : 100 Gents' Visiting Cards ... 3s Od 100 Ladies' „ . „ ... 3s 6d (Name and Address.) Send lis your order without delay. MANCHESTER UNIT? HALL, Castlereagh st., Sydney. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1901 Dramatic and Musical ENTERTAINMENT - To Liquidate a League Liability. Every member urged to push the sale of Tickets which will be issned shortly. ? ? '1HE PEOPLE Weekly Organ of Australian Socialism Pabltitaod every St tarda; Horning it 16 GEORGiu ST. WEST SYDNEY, . snpsORIPTION. Hew Booth Wale*. One Tear (In adranoe) .. la. One Quarter .. .. 1*. Single Copy .. ?? ld- Other Oolentee— 1» li per quarter, U per year, lngtand, Amerloa, and other oonntrlee, tl pel par. ADVBBTISBMBNIS. Single Insertion— First inoh, Si 6d ; eaob re1* qnest Inch. l»6d. Sfeetal arrangement! (or standing oontrmoVi All communications, literary and buii* sees, to beaddressed, and cheques, P O, Orders. Postal Notes, etc., to be made payable to b. E. HOLLAND, Manag...
Oranising Committee. FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — People — 31 August 1901
Oranlsing Committee. FIXTURES. Septemb r 1st — Domain— Stnmp, Ac., to Domain: A. Smith, Carson and Riisfeld ; chair : S. C. Clarke ; 1 speakers : Morrish and Thomson. Bathurst-street. — Carson and Morrish. Martin Place. — McDermott and* Isaacs. September 8.— Domain — Stump, Ac.: McDermot, Chriatensen, Lud wig j chair, Neil ; speakers, Moroney and Morrish. Bathurst-street — Aldous and Drake. Martin Place — Isaacs and Neill- j Economic C lass will be opened on Wednesday, September 4th President, Mr. A Thompson. Members are requested to note above fixtures. In the event of any member not being able to attend to the duties asbigned to him, he should notify the Secretary in order that a substitute may be provided. G. Isaacs, Seo.