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Epping Trots. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
Epping Trots. Trial Handicap. First Division. Grit or Duntroon. Second Division. My Cherub or Van Rock. Glebe Handicap. First Division. Medium Boy or Winn Mill. Second Division. Affidavit or Rebel Winn. Flying Handicap. Royal Arcade or Waterfall. Tramway Handicap. Claredo Boy or Master Britannic. T.C. Handicap. Burnewang or Rock Cleve. Epping Handicap. . Miss Huon Boy or Attwood.
Own a Motor Car. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
Own a Motor Car. The committee of the Police and Fire men's Hospital Carnival and Art Union have made it possible to own a motor car for the modest outlay of 1/-. This year, to help the hospitals of New South Wales, they have launched a big campaign, with their objective of raising the sum of £30,000 for distribution amongst them. Every ticket sold means a shilling to help the hospital and every £1 donated means £2 to the hospitals, the Government having agreed to subsidise all cash dona tions. With the chance of owning either a Hudson Super Six, valued at £750, or a Ford touring car, valued at £250, and numerous other prizes ranging in value from £6 to £60, all for 1/-, the committee are sure that the inducement is sufficient for everyone in New South Wales to pur chase a ticket, which can be had from all police stations, fire brigades, and hos pitals, or on application to the hon. sec retary, B. Fortescue, Police Headquarters, Phillip and Hunt'-'- str.eets,.,Sy-uiey,. . ._, .
TROTTING. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
TROTTING. The N.S.W. Trotting Club will hold the first of several week-end meetings listed for the current year at Epping this Satur day afternoon. Neatly all the best local performers are engaged, as well as several Interstate representatives. Epping is a pleasant little course for an outing, and apart from the usual patrons there Is sure to be a good attendance of those who like their sport to be within a comfortable distance. Negro King (late King Almont), who won at the Richmond trotting meeting, is by Almont Chief— Draught mare. This is probably the first time 'draught mare' has appeared in the. pedigree of a horse In a race book, either galloping or trotting, for owners are generally not anxious to pub lish the fact There have been some smart sprinters among the gallopers up to half a mile out of draught mares, a notable In stance being Dandelion, who was racing with the Sydney ponies some years back. Silverware has been sold by EL B. Beverldge, Junee, to W. 3. Beatson, Cam pe...
The Petersham By-Election. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
''vTfce Petersham By-Election. ~; . The result of the polling at the Peter TrTieiti election jen Saturday was as fol lows:— SWIT.LINGTON (.Nationalist) ? 2,633 OLOE (Labor) ? , ? 2,377 CROAL (Independent) ? 150 ; Informal ? 35 Majority for Shillingtou ? 256 The by-election was rendered necessary by the resignation of Judge Cohen. The voting was distributed as follows: — ShiUing Croal. Olde. ton. Infl. Eeterahniu . . 78 Sll 1343 17 Lewishom .. 45 SOS 925-5 Sydenham . . 27 760 JG5 13 Total ... 150 2377 2033 — 35 Under 50 per cent, of the electors ex ercised the franchise. At the 1917 elections the result at Peter sham was as follows: J. J. Cohen (N.), 4112; J. B. Bourke (P.L.L.), 2161; J. A. Lucas (Tnd.), 487. Absolute majority for Cohen, 1464. At the election prior to that Judge Cohen was returned unopposed. The Nationalist majority over the Labor candidate in 1917 was nearly 2000, as will be seen from the above figures. Major Shillington's majority over the Labor candidate on Saturd...
BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
BOXING. ' Sickness has played havoc In the box ing programme at the Stadium during the past week. Both Jimmy Clabby and Fred. Kay are between the sheets, and Jack Cole, who was to have met Tommy Uren at tbe Stadium on April 5, is down with the 'flu. Fred Holland and Jim Flett will replace Clabby and Kay to-morrow night at Rushcutters Bay. Flett is not unknown to boxing supporters by any means, and io C41/CWCU IV j^ui U£# it, guUU BUUWillg against his much older and more experi enced opponent The supporting bout of 10 rounds will be provided by the Mel bourne Englishman, Red Bourke, and the Sydney Englishman, Ern Goodwin. Uren and Cole will meet at a later date, Jack Munro having substituted George Mendies and Jack Green in place of them. This contest should attract a far bigger crowd than any contest seen at the Sta dium since its re-opening, with the ex ception of the Darcy contest of last Satur day. Both Green and Mendies are far too well known to the boxing; worll to need descrip...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
! NOTL *- Ail feporte and literary matter should ,be addressed to the Editor, ' Tlie :L.al-o»- -News, Macdonell House, 321 Pitt-street, Sydney, and business communications and vennt tances to The Manager at the same address. AH matter intended for publication should reach the Editor not later than Wednesday in each week. It must he distinctly understood tha literary contributions are ?COT PAID FOR unless definite arrangements for payment have been made with the Editor. Our financial resources beins: very limited, only the best articles on the most important topics can be paid for at present. Persons disregarding this notice do so at their own risk. At tlie same ti'ne the 'l-abor News ? otters opportunities denied by the ordinarj press to express the most advanced opinions in straight dinkum hinguuse. Rates of subscription: — Veavly, 6?-; half yearly, 3/G; quarterly, 2/-. In all cases subscriptions must be paid in advance. Owing to the large circulation assured to 'The Labor News' a ...
DONCASTER AND CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
OONCASTER AND CUP. After the first acceptance, which fell due on Monday last, sixty-two horses re main in the Doncaster Handicap and ten less in the Sydney Cup. When the final acceptances are taken in the third week of j April perhaps more than half the horses now remaining in either race will dis appear. The most notable withdrawals from both events on Monday were Rebus and Biplane. As the former's name does not appear in the list of A.J.C. general entries evidently all is not well with this fine son of Radium. But the name of Biplane frequently appears amongst the entries for the handicap events. Magpie is another important name missing from the Doncaster and Cup, but it appears in the weigrht-for-age events. Up to date there has been very little speculation on the big double. After to - day's races matters in tms connection are liKeiy to liven up considerably. At present Pub lican is a rather short -priced favorite for the Doncaster, while Kennaquhair, after his good showing at W...
The Science of Excuse. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
|||^hf-:.-$cience «f Excuse. lillM&oe science, as it is called, of Political ?BPIiW' : ?-??? ?llpconomy, iB a curious snare set for the ?Sinwary.-.. . As taught, It Is simply an P^K^ology' for Fat— an attempt to make ex iffiipSpBB for tlie faults of V crooked system Mul^) gxnlain that because it is crooked !i||»4pRh't %e made straight. Of course, the ffi^pwnag* -to bright and active minds cannot ||||jfe:*£M&t; for such minds will readily ^^d»llenge statements that they fep- to be ?|o\- .'.. .--?? . ?'? false and punch holes in arguments that fail in logic. But the scheme is too clever. The alleged science is crammed in among a lot of other work, and must be read up to get through the examination quickly. Fat -winks contentedly over it The shallow reasoning is forgotten; the gags remain with the student. In his busy life afterwards lie trots them out with grow ing satisfaction. They acquire in the end the force of the Ten Commandments, and J-':ii winks some' more.
NOTES AND NOTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
NOTES AND NOTIONS. There were eleven lucky men and one unlucky woman at the Menangle Park races on Tuesday (says the 'Sydney «un'). And the good fortune of the men was due to the bad luck of the woman. It all happened In connection with the Flying Welter Handicap, which was won by Desert Malt, who was almost uncalled in tlie betting. True, after the event there was an odd bookmaker who said he had laid the Malt King horse at 10 to 1. but 20 to 1 could have been secured without the slightest difficulty, and the majority of the layers of the odds had a 'skinner.' The winner was also neglected on the tote. This was not surprising, for Desert Malt could not have been regarded with confidence; but all the same there were eleven men who took out 5/- tickets, and had the pleasure of collecting £10/8/6 each. They were not only lucky in being on the winner, but they had the greatest of good fortune Jn collecting such a fine dividend. It was only the merest chance that; one very much smaller ...
THEIR WEEKLY WAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
THEIR WEEKLY WAGE. - £ s. d. Governor-General ? 192 6 -2 N.S.W. Governor ? j)c S 1 Victorian Governor ? yfl 3 1 South Australian Governor .... 76 18 8 Queensland ? 06 3 1 Tasmanian Governor ? S2 17 S West Australian Governor .... 76 18 8 Prime Minister ? 40 7 3 N.S.W. Premier ? 35 19 3 Commonwealth High Commis sioner ? 57 13 10 Chief Justice of Australia. .... C7 « 1 Six other Judges (each) ...... 57 13 JO N.S.W. Chief Justice ? 67 6 1 Six other Puisne Judges (each) 50 0 0 N.S.W. Agent-General ? 24 0 9 Chief Interstate Commissioner 48 1 6 Two other Interstate Commis sioners (each) ? 3S 9 4 Chief Railway Commissioner. . 57 13 li- Chairman, Public Service Com mission ? 48 1 6 Land Appeal Court President.. 38 9 4 President, Board of Trade ? 48 . 1 6 Additional Industrial Judge .... 48 1 6 Two other Industrial Judges (each) ? 28 16 10 Four Members Board of Trade (each) ? 14 8 5 Members of Federal Parliament (each) ? 1110 9 Members of N.S.W. Parliament (each) ? 912 4 Bakers ? .- ? 3 . s....
"AUSTRALIA'S NOBLEST SON." [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
'AUSTRALIA'S NOBLEST SON.' Sir E&mund, better known as 'Toby' Barton, a judge of the High Court of Aus tralia, in which highly-paid position he is vainly expected to be impartial, held forth on Tuesday, the 25th inst., to the 'League of Good Citizenship,' of which he is President. The scandalously untruthful statements which he camouflaged, as usual, under a cloud of verbiage, show how utterly un fitted he is for the -judicial position he holds. . . .. If he believed what he. was saying that ig only, f urther proof of his incurable class bias . and utter inability to comprehend any. standpoint but his own. Mr. Baj-toi] excuses himself for taking an active part in a disguised Tory organi sation by making bitter but unspecified charges against his political opponents. He asks himself this poser, 'How can you say that you disclaim Party if you acknowledge your hostility to revolution ary activity?' and proceeds to answer it to his own satisfaction by asserting that certain pers...
THE WAR AND AFTER YEAR IS THE STATESMAN'S GAME, THE PRIEST'S DELIGHT, THE LAWYER'S JEST, THE HIRED ASSASSIN'S TRADE." —Shelley. SELF-DETERMINATION. LONDON, 24/3/M9. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
THE MR i*, AP AFTER '^AB IS THE STATESMAN'S G AME, THE PRIEST'S DELIGHT, THE LAWYER'S JEST, THE HIRED ASSASSIN'S TRADE.' — Shelley. SELF-DETERMINATION. LONDON, 24/3/'19. 'Advices from Egypt state that the Nationalist movement in Egypt is almost general. It is officially announced that in view of the grave situation in Egypt, General Allenby has been appointed High Commissioner, with directions to exercise (S'eupfeme authority, military and civil, and i; to take all measures he considers neces '-'. nary and expedient to restore law and order in Egypt and the Soudan. The mili tary have suppressed outbreaks at Alex andria and elsewhere.' — Cable. -'?- _ /The foregoing cable looks harmless enough to the careless reader, but -what enormous possibilities lie in the appoint ment, at a time like the present, of a military administrator, with instructions to 'take all measures he considers neces sary.' What right have the Egyptians to -want k self-government? Why are they not -happy and cont...
EDITORIAL. THE COMING STATE CONFERENCE. WILL MAKE OR BREAK THE MOVEMENT. THE "GO-SLOW" DOCTRINE IN POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
_ ? — ? . ?a ? ' ? ? ? EDITORIAL THE COMING STATE CONFER ENCE. WILL MAKE OR BREAK THE MOVE MENT. THE 'GO-SLOW' DOCTRINE IN POLITICS. The next N.S.W. Labor Conference will nake or break the Australian Labor Move ment in this State, and largely affect its future in the whole Commonwealth. .Whatever dangers there may be in going too far, that has never been a malady from which the A.L.P. has suf fered. The gravest danger which now faces it is from the reactionary, vote catching element which is known to be or ganising in defence of the pernicious doc trine of political 'go -slow -ism.' . Of course all political action involves and includes the winning of votes, but they should be won by convincing the people of the soundness and moral justice of Labor priniciples, not by using them as traps and snares to be baited to suit the different tastes of possible customers. At the present time the whole world is prepared to advance further and faster at one stride than it has done in the last f...
A Wife's Devotion MRS. HOLMAN'S PLEA. HIGH IDEALS FOR £35 A WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
♦ ? A Wife's Devotion MRS. HOLMAN'S PLEA. HIGH IDEALS FOR £35 A WEEK. 'We have no graft in this country. The politicians of Australia are actuated by the finest ideals and noblest motives,' said Mrs. Holman, when replying to Alma Whittaker's talk at the Women's Service Club on 'How the Women of America Keep the Politicians on the Job.' 'Perhaps I am being rather personal,' she went on, 'but my husband gets only £35 a week for his self-sacrifice in taking up the responsible position as Premier of this State. Other men make lucrative incomes at their professions or business life. But my husband, actuated by high souled ideals, gets only £35. Whereas if he thought less of his country he could make much more at his profession. 'The American judges are elected, our judges are appointed, and in this way 'graft' has no chance.' POOR SWEATED BILL. j Poor, sweated Bill, I wonder how he lives? ' His screw is such a paltry little dole, J His time and talent he most freely gives, ? This poor de...
The Resources of Queensland Millions of Acres Available for New Settlers MOST LIBERAL LAND LAWS IN THE COMMONWEALTH. THE PASTORAL INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
The Resources of Queensland s. Millions of Acres Available for New Settlers MOST LIBERAL LAND LAWS IN THE COMMONWEALTH. 1 ' ' * be? THE PASTORAL INDUSTRY. h Queensland offers many attractions to [. the intending settler from oversea. The J: climate is a delightful one, and admirably v- 1: suited to Europeans and Americans. The ? * ,. Jieat of summer is tempered by cool nights, » Especially on the higher tablelands. There Avilis no severe winter to contend with. Snow ^jls. almost unknown; and, although frosts K ^tVtfcnr at night during the winter months. to-)e days are bright and genial., It may be said that for nine months of the year 'Queensland has a perfect climate. Do , cembcr, January, and February, known as ??'' ftoe wet season, are generally hot months, lnit those who liave lived in Queensland ' for many years would not be readily in V Iluced to leave the Stale. It is an ideal :-.' 'sounlry for anyone who has to tead an r.'-.»ut£oor life. j There Is a free-and-easlncss about ...
Profits at all Costs. CAPITALISM'S ATROCITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
Profits at all Costs. CAPITALISM'S ATROCITIES. Capitalism in every country is the same evil thing. So long as it reaps profits it shows no concern as to the people who produce the wealth which it appropriates. Japan has built up a large trade with Australia during the war, and it is par ticularly interesting to us to note the way the Japanese capitalists treat the wage slaves. 'Japan at First Hand,' a recent book by Mr. J. I. Clarke, a New York jour nalist, provides some useful information. He says that the system of keeping the factories going continually with day and night shiftjs of workers. WHO TAKE i TURNS AT SLEEPING IN THE SAME ! DOMITORIES, WHICH ARE CONSE QUENTLY NEATER PROPERLY AIRED, 'leaves much to be desired.' The vitality of the workers is lowered, and tubercular disease is apparent. Also the wages. are very far below the American or European rates. A porcelain factory at Nagoya, em ploying 2500 hands, who work from 6 a.m. to 6.30 p.m., with time off for meals, ia desc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
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A Crowned Republic. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
? ' '' ' '? ' ' ' 'l'f'--1'' '^^lllgB A Crowned Repii|-Hc Bis Some Englishman (I know not if it^Hpjfl Wells) spoke of Great Britain foffflfa 'Crowned Republic.' The Inventor ot jibuM absiir4i phra»e--Jb.elonged:''jto:f5^at clkss^J which has earned for England tlie chat^|Jl qf being a land of hypocrisy and hunrtnig^ju The use of such a term implies, . andJH was obviously meant to imply,- that BritpjB ain could enjoy the most advanced ^°f%.fl of democratic government and yet *Qn1$M tir;ue to preserve the monarchy intact; ,-JH This is a corrupt and dangerousiyJS plausible lie. We may have a democracy^fjj or we may have a monarchy, but we ca-n-^fl not have both at once. Let us not 3e|l|fl ceive and confuse ourselves by compari|^| sons between Britain and other couutrlef|||H America. France or any other nomrnluHl Republic may haw? as bad or worse laWSjM than Great Britain. Their Governmen^^B may conceivably be worse; their national j« aims may be as Imperialistic and as pluto--jB cratic....
On the Verandah WASTED LIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 29 March 1919
% Mmmfak WASTED LIVES. '? The capitalist always has the shivers. . Some years before the war, when there ?wasn't a_ cloud in the . financial sky, a Sydney journalist had occasion to visit a friend at a fashionable seaside boarding house. The chief boarder was a stout old gentleman who used to sit on the verandah all day and groan about the Labor Party. His wife used to groan with him and bring him beef tea to keep his strength up so that he could keep on groaning. Dancing attendance on both chronic invalids was a pathetic youth — their only child and the heir to their thousands. The old people were not really ill — just sick with anxiety about their money. While the pathetic son -waited for them to die and leave him the money he washed the dog. Even the dog seemed to be dying of cowardice and fatty degene ration of the mind. Long association with his owners had made him that sort of dog. In the evening, when the old people had gone groaning to bed, the youth used to haunt the verand...