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POSITION IN SYDNEY. OVERTIME RESUMED. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
POSITION [N SYDNEY. OVERTIME RESUMED. SYDNEY, Th'ursday. A good deal of lpeculation was rife inj shipping circles to-day as to whlether tile decision of the meeting of wlh3rf labriers held last night to give way on tihe question of working overtime would be carried into elfbet by the mien. The work on the whatfs proceeded as usual all day, and the loading of thd vessels was condllcteCt without the occurr'ence of any untowaud diversions. The crucial moment, however, occun'red at 5 p.m., the houtr at whichl the wharf laboreris in ordinary circumstances cease work for the day. Thi. evening, in obe dichce to thedlccision of the meeting,,the men remained at their tasks, wherever. re quired, until: in some cases 10 p.m. The exigencies of their work also required that a certain number of wharf laborers should commence at midnight. and continue untfil 0 aan,. and tlhis, too, is: eheerfully being carried out. Another conference will:'be held between the companies aid' the union, ,when the ne...
LABOR TROUBLES WATERSIDE WORKERS' WAGES. WATERSIDE WORKERS' DEMANDS. EFFECT OF SYDNEY MEETING. EMPLOYERS FAVOR ARBITRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
LABOR TROUBLES A WATERSIDE WORKERS' WADES. WATERSIDE WORKERS' DEMIANDS. IEFFECT OF SYDNEY MIEETING. EMPLOYERS FAVO~R. ARBITRA'TION. The defeat of the extremist section, of the Sydney Wharf Laborers' Union at the special meeting held on Wednesday night, and the almost unanimous decision to ad here to the old agreement until all efforts to secure an amicable settlement at a volun tary c0nference, with the owners have been exhausted-, have placed an entirely differ ent complexion on the situation. Al though the employers have given no indi cation at to their willingness or otherwise to reopen negotiations, it is regarded as practically certain in shipping cireles that the owners will place no obstacle in the way, of ~arriving at a workable agreement. Among the moderate and' reasonable see tion of wharfmen in Melbourne the view is helt that the statement made at last wveek's conference, that it would be useless discussing the log as a whole unless the demand of 2/ an hour for ordinary l...
EMPLOYERS' ATTITUDE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
EMPLOYERS' ATTITUDE. Althoughl the employei are desirous of sceuring a new working agreement through a voluntary conference--the, less costly and most satisfactory method-they fear that no finality will be reached until an award is obtained from the Arbitration Court. Tlie secretary of the Owners' Federa tion, Mr. H. M. Adams, was disinclinied to make an oflicial statement as to the atti tude of the employers associated with the federation; but from unofficial sources it is learned that for the most part, owners are bent on taking the dispute before Mr. Justice Higgins. There is reason to be lieve, lhowever, that no opposition will be offered to the request of the men for another' conference, but unless the workers' delegates are prepared to accept a con siderable-reduction on the rates claimed in the new log, the meeting will again be abortive. In such case it is probable that 'the emp!oyers will appeal to Mr. Justice H-iggins to call a compulsory conference. e' will hear the views...
MEAT EXPORT TRADE. THE THREATENED TROUBLE. SETTLEMENT ARRIVED AT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
M?EAT. EXPORT TRADE. TIHIE T-HREATEND TROUBLE. SETTFIDI'ENT ARR.IVED AiT The threatened trouble in the meat ex pV?rt trade as a result of the demand of the Meat Indhustry Enmploycs' Union for the payment of 2/6 per 'head for slaughter ing cattle for export on alid aft'c :yester day has. been averted, and new raites, agreed upon at an adjourned conference between four representatives of the master slaughtercien andl an cquail numlber of re prcsentatives o'f the union, w-ill be paidi Jhenceforth friom'n Friday. A s?atijctor' feature of the agrecm,:nt is.that it coversL the rates i.nd condition(i for both the home. and the foreign trades. At the conference on Tuesdiy the mastcr slaughltermlns ropresntatives Iproposcd as a basis of settlemcnt that the wagezs should :e £4 per week of 48 hours-an adngiice of 10/ per week on the wages. board, rate. The slaughtermen's representatives asked. that ~the rates. preniing at Glebe- Island, Newv' South Wales, namely, £4 --5/ per week of 48 hours, ...
THE RAND STRIKE. OFFICIALLY DECLARED OFF. RESULT OF BALLOTS. JOHANNESBURG, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
THE RAND STRI4E. OFFICIALLY DECLARED OFF. RESULJT OF BALLOTS. JOHANNESBURG, 22nd January. The general strjike in . South Afll'ica,. which was declared by the. 'Tiades Federa tion · on.13th inst.,. is now at a.end. The new.executive of the Trades Federa tion, at a secret meeting held yesterday gfternoon, decided to declare the general strike off as from 22nd inat. "until fut tter notice." Prior to the meeting of the executive several ballots" were held owinig.. to the feeling that the opinion of thie rank and file was changing on -the subject of the strike, and that stanch members of the unions were being victimised owiig to tlheir loyalty to the strike order. The priileipal ballot wvas'. taken at a meeting of miners held by permission of. the authorities, Eighty.v-seven delegates, representing thirty-three mines, and ten members of the executive of the Mine W'V rkers' Un·ion, including Mr.. Mlathe?s, the general secretary, and MIr. Toomoy, the president, took part. in Lhe voting. Th...
RAILWAY MEN'S WAGES. THE NEW CLASSIFICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
RAILWAY MEN'S WABES. THE NEW CLASSI~ICATION" In connection with. the new classification of railway nmen's wages, which the Com missioners are now engaged in completing, it is stated that the total increase to t1e granted will be £80,000. It is interesting, in view of this announcement; to peruse the following comparative returns of the number of employes and salaries all w:ages paid over the last four years: S NU3MIIER OF EiMPLOYES. Year Average Actual Nuimbe EId-d Numb,-r of At End mt "t0th EmI:nployes. Year. June. I'cril. Sp. Prom. ,Sup, . Total. 1910 . . 1,520... 0,028. . 1).14. . 5.425. .4.(* 0i 11,11 .. 10,185.. 8,172.. 10,1i1.. 0,779.. l0,9139 1013 ..12,105.. 10,757.. 13,173.. 10,010... 23.123 WAGES AND SALARIES. Slarics. Wages. Total. 1910 .. .. 315,188 .. 104o,(4, .. 1*.f,) 91 .. .. 338,2-1'3 .. 1,978.027 .. 2,310,370 1912 .. .. du,798 .. 2.3(00,2!0 .. 2,770,083 1913 .. .. 128,080 .. 2,5!1,02S .. 3.029U,oiU .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
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A REMARKABLE CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
A REMARKABLE CAREER. The death of Lord Stratheona removes not only one of the most venerable he was 93 years of age on 6th August last -but also one of the most notable figures in Imperial politics. He had in one sense outlived his generation, but in another sense he was always abreast of and in touch with it. lie kept his intelligent in terest in public affairs, and his intelligent grasp of them, almost to the INst. A Lon don writer records that on his 9:hd birth day he was itble to do a big day's worlk as Ihigh Commissioner for the DIominion of Canada-to interview the crowd of in quirers who camer to call on him, and then, when office hours were over, to spend the evening helping on to fruition so:ce of the countless projects of iractica l in p'crialismin that hie had at heart. A truly re markable instance of virility, such as the present generation does not often a11(ord. Lord Stratheona, who prior to his en noblement was i)onald Alexander Smith, was born in Elginshlire, Scotland...
[?]T DIDN'T SAVE HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
IT DID\T'T 1VHIM, Among the less knowbi:?"if era"of Uthe nin. teenth century mias Samuel ..riogecrs.I: He :kep: " pcn houee, and frequently e.tertained. Dicke?,. M~ieaulay, (4rlylc and olther celebrities of the . time. Riogers ias a notabl'e wit, b'ut unfortun utely his thrunsts .were not alw'sae tempered with kildness. Irving, in a letter, .says:- "I dined tete a tete wthh hlnt some time aince, anid hie served up his fri~lids Fe' ag e'i rd iup his fish,-wirl a squeeze of lemon over each. It weas" very piquant, but it set my teeth on edg." Thi a ?nme caus'i~e-rit or of his wi~t is shown in a.- tory !:e was fond:of te--ing to the dicredi.; of French, valor. Anf Eng'-lishman and . i Ereehnlvan htad got anto a .Wordy squabble u:licHdi lcL .o-?-.mitua i.insults -ind challenlge. Ni'otl'higg could save tohe :.hoor of eitAer of tllem but a:?tittrel. 'But duels werie u(t:. .fugIt to kill. Eve seriou r->wounds i:vrce .utp.jiLa?smt,- and a mere scratch would anuwe t he: purpose much better...
ABSOLUTELY SWANK ! [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
ABSOLUTELY SWANIK i The eNew Rcporter (going to tlhe telephlone and ostentatiously starting the maclhinery): Halloa! i j: Central! Let nme haVe 27450, please, (A pause.)_ You giddy littlh thing! No. I said twenty-seven. .:i Twenty-sev- .Ilaloal Is that 274?50? Is Mr. . :':: Saugertees Devoy in the office? Will you tell himi .: that MIr. Jeffersoln M'Addister would. liked to speak. - with hhim? Yes, tlhat's the name; M'Addister, iournalist." (Th'e other reporters listen in nwe struck silence.) .The New Reporter: Is this really Mr. Devoy? My name is---- Ah, you .recognise ny voicei? lou. perhaps rememnber --that I interviewed youtt , yesterday. WVhat's that? Best report? Oh, thank you! You're very kind. I tried to make it so. Hal~s anything turned up: in :regard to- that case since noon' Well, sorry to: trouble you. Eh? Dinhmner? You're ex-tremely kind. At Roman??io's? lWhit? And a bottle? (Surging interest in.the entire staff) It's awfully kind of you. Well,.. ay Tuesday, at eight. B...
SUB-DISTRICT MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SUB-I)ISTIIIT~Lr MAhTCHES. flrighton v. Coburgr, at Brighlton. Williarnst-own v. JhIinsnwiek, at Wifliarnstown. Cninhercllt v. Port; Mclbournc, sit 'CaIubei'WlI. Cano~ield v. Foot.~rauy, at Caulfieldl. Malv~rn '·. Elsternwsick, at Malvcrm. Hauthlorn v. Cee~lng, at I-lawtlornl.
DISTRICT MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
DISTRICT MATCIIhES. North Melbourne v. Carlton, at North lMel bourne. St. Kilda v. Collingwood, at St. Killa. Prahran v. East Melbourne, at Prahran. South Melbourne v. Essendon, at South Mel bourne. Fitzroy v. Richmond, at Fitzroy. Melbourne v. Northcote, at Melbourne. University, a bye.
POLO. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
POLO. A polo match ,between Colace and Ade laide was played on Saturday before a larga atteri ance. The teams were:-Colac: Colin 1to. ,bertson, Neii Calvert, Keith Calvert, Allan Cal ycrt. Adelaite: Harold Law Smith, Gordon Law Smith, N. Colley and Downer. The game was one of the best ev'er seen in Colae, and the roundl wvas in first class order. In tile first chukka Col:e rattledl uLp 3 goals, whilst Adelaide re sponlded with 2 behinds. The third and fourth chlukkas swere: x'ry even, bringing put spiritedl play. In the fifth chukka Adelaite outplayed Colae, scoring 2 goals 3 behiids to Colac s mnl. On entering the l:lst stage Adelaide's deficit was 1 goal. There was great excitement when Oe:in Iobertson, as the result of brilliant play, scored a goal. Shortly afterwards hle hit another goal. On changing ends the same player hit a thir.l goal. The final scores were:-Colac, 9 goals 4 behinds. Adelaide, 6 goals 13 behinds.
ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL. In Association?ooll¶ sLon defeated Sheffield ,fredx es?, h .v5 ' to nil; Everton/dhdfca ted Liverpool goals to 1; Asto·iA laidefeated "8 t ia by 5 to nil; caester -:'City de e D erby Count to 2; 2 iddles'i defeated BlaclnburerniS3 ·?, e r;nd Bolton Wanderers pa,-eda.-Ia. "eweale Uni ted and Mre Britrridi- Albion played a draw; Tottenham HIotspurs defeated Old, ham Athletic by 3 to 1; Shleffield United and Bradfofd City played a draw,- and Chelsea beat M-ianchester United by 1 to nil.
FOOTBALL. ENGLAND DEFEATS WALES. LONDON, 18th January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SFOOTBALL ENGLAND DEFEATS WALES. LONDON, 18th January. In rugby footiball on Saturday England (2 goals) defeated Wales (a goal and a dropped goal), after a magnificent strug gle. International feeling, ran high, and there was a large attendance. Tha Welsh pack. played a wonderful game. They repeated ly smothered the English baoks. 33rown, diving over two opponents, obtained Eng land's first try, and-. his wondelful rus·h from the line out enafoled Pilman to score the second tey, England snatchiig victory in the last five minutes.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
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ROWING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
RO WINC NOTES. I"y OUrL?IGGRI . - This (Materiday) afternioon the Upper. Yarra Re gatta vill. ife held' oi0er thc IIHnley course. The entries this vear..nre up to :the average for this regatta, theer. being, 6.1 c?bes; andll scullem entered ,for thi, eight ra.cesc or the prograrmie, th'lis being tie saiise number as last year, thcugh in 1912 the : ommittee. received 6(10 enitries for seven events. The Maiden Eight has .only :drawn six oeitries, being the Snmallest entry for this class of race at a metropolitan regatta for 3:car past, whilst the entry for the Seniior Pair eqij ls the previous re :cord of, ten crews for the Championi Pairs of 1911 12. This is :prolb bly theo.first occatsloi on wnich senior. crews have beenh required to row two heats and a final, as. there are. seldom more than seven or eight entries for a senior race, though maiden oarsmeni fresquently. have to row three races on the same'ifternool'ri. 'Great interest will be taken in the performances of Nagambie, Alb...