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RIVERINA PASTORALISTS MEET IN MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
RIVERMA PASTORALISTS MEET IN MELBOURNE. ! The fourth annual general meeting of 1 members of the Pastoralists' Union of Southern Riverina was held at the offices of the Union, the Rialto, Collins-street, August. 26. Mr. J. A. Campbell (presi dent) occupied the chair. The President stated that in re.?;..eet to wool 'he was not expressing too optimistic an opinion when he said he thought that profitable' prices .could be expected from sales for some time to come. Purchasers on behalf of India, China, and Japan were ' increasing steadily each year, ami those countries would in time become consider able factors in absorbing a considerable portion of the Australian production. Af- ji ter some, years of depression owing to the reduced number of the flocks ami herds, I the meat export trade had at last made considerable advance. A further increase was looked for this year. In 'the course of the presidential ad dress, Mr. J,.' A. Campbell had a further tilt atlhe A.W.U.:—'! would urge all pa...
STARTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
STARTED. Kootnay, Cryon. — Prank Bineham. Willaroo, Moree, started Aug. 18.— The Rep. '' . *.' * '- * . -?'' *? Glen Mean, Willow Tree, 'started Aug.' 23.— II. Bailey, Rep. . \ ' ' ' * * '*'-.--?'? Lower Quambone, Carinda, started Aug. 22.— W. Lowe, Rep. « * * ' St. Aubins,' Scone, started Aug. S; full board.— Frank Clialkley,; Rep- - . * * * Wee Elwah, Hillston, started Aug_S; six s£ands.-^W. G. O'Connor, Rep.- - . '' - ' * * ; * - ?.? :../ Morven, Gurley Siding; all , going well, about 9Q00 for 5_men.—W.J. Hunt. ? o # *_..?? Box Swamp, Jerilderie, started- Aug. 22, ; 'two shearers (blades). — J. W. Flynn.' .,* ? .'* * «' Erlside, Bullagreen, started Aug. 20; all hands financial. — W. A. Parker, Rep. » * # ? Perricoota, Moama, started Aug. 20; full board of 40 shearers. — R. Osborne, Rep. # * * Glendon, Gravesend, started Aug. 2'9:'.. 7g shearers and 8 shed hands. — Jas. Pike, Rep- ? . ' .'.-:' -,* . * .# Fernbarik, Jerilderie, started Aug. 3 8, four shearers arid three shed hands....
VICTORIA-RIVERINA BRANCH. Levy Going Well—"Greater Ballarat" Turned Down. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
VICTORIA - eiVERSNA BRANCH. Levy Going Well.— 'Greater Ball'arat' | Turned Down. During the week the following sheds have reported:— Wandook, R.B.- Cooper; South Yathong, W. Anderson; The Grange, W. Goddard; Mahonga,' T. Watkins; Bar ham, W. Lang; Goolgumbla7 H. Clarke; Goree, R. C. Stiiman and H.^ J. Paynter; Oxley, R. Byres; Perricoota, ? G.' Birming ham; North Wongamong, W. G. Monigle; Kerarbury, C. Pike; Ringwood, J. \v. Robinson; Butherwah, T. J. Sanderson and J. E. Ryan; Cornalla, D. McRae;. Perricoota, R. Osborne; Yamma, J. E. Morton; Werai, J. Oldham; W-argam, 'Vs7'. Kelly; Yarrabee, T. Bratton and W. Hop kins; Cocketgeclong, T. Cantwell'; Long Park, -A. Cornell; Burrengong, W. Thwaites; Urange.line, R. Wilson/ Athble, E. Howell.. -' . ? Cash received: — G. James Mundiwa, £70 5s. 6d.: R.G.' Davidson, Boonooke, £16 13s. 6cl.; J. Blake, £19 for tickets, £9 levy; S. Swayn, Cuthero, '' £8~% 5s/ for tickets, £11 levy; F. Taffc,, Moonbria, £26 0s. 6d.;tickets. £13 levy; A. D. Alla...
CUT OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
CUTOUT. Burrinton cut out.— W. J. Hunt. * .. '#? ???'??.# ' '' Lemon .Grove, Warren, cut out Aug. 25. — Amos Blyton. * » * * * Combadello, Moree, will cut out Aug. 25.— M. J. Hamilton, Rep. ? * # * Weeta Waa cut out Aug. 24. The whole team went on to Nowley. — J. Smith, Rep. * .#'?.!- Glenburnie,' Wee Waa, will cut out Aug. 30; all took tickets and paid levy.— Joseph Worrell, Rep. '« # . # Caloo-ma, Hebel, cut out Aug. 16 after a good run. We go on to Moomin Plains, Bulyeroi. — A. F.. Dunn. * * *'? Alma will cut out Aug. 26. All hands have other sheds ; to go to. All took, tickets. — J. McPherson. -vj_* * , * Curranyalpai Louth, cut out Aug. 19, after 22 days' shearing; everything satis factory.— N. Casey, Rep. * ??-*.? «? Aratula cut out Aug. 24 after 3 weeks' run., We only lost half a day through rain. — J. F. O'Callaghan, Rep. -* # # Brewoh, ..Brewarrina, will cut out Aug. 30. There are about, 20 scour hands here; all have tickets. — T. White, Rep. ? * # # ? Mourabie cut out Aug....
CENTRAL BRANCH. McInerney Payments—Tickets in Lieu of Cash Deposits—Bad Hut Accommodation—Levy is Compulsory; the "Second Shed" Excuse. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
CENTRAL BRAMGH. Mclnerney T'ayments. — Tickets in Lieu of Cash Deposits. — Bad Hut Accommo dation. — Levy is Compulsory; the 'Second Shed' Excuse. Started:-*rFolly, Ningira, New Merrigal, Collie, Pine Clump, Lake Midgeon, Ravensworth, Lake ? Cowal, Moonagee, Tubaville, Caragabal, Kelvin, Urawilkie, Weetalibah, Wollongough, St. , A-ubins, Booberoi, Nariah, Brindley Park, Tyrie, Glenlee, Forest Vale, Boreamble (Tal gogrin), Gogeldrie, Myall View, Kiaca.too, Brotheroney, Toganmain, Ingar,- ICillarney ' (Coonamble), Grassmero, Belltrdfes, and Milliwa Park. Cut out:— Meemabung, Ulundi (Bug aldi), Glenniere, Bimble, Eremeran, Nombi, and Myall Park. Cash for tickets and' levies: — J. ' Cupitt, Tooloon, £16/3/3; Jim Casey, Gidgeon bah, £23/19/-; H. Fitzgerald, Glenmere, £12/10/-; J. J. Sweeney, Colane, £45 11/9; J. 'Wilson, Goorianawa, £6; P. Grant, Myall Park, £18/10/6; C. Cupitt, Bando, £43/12/3; P. J. Fitzgerald/ Had don Rig, £55/14/6; S. Brown, Wingadee, £ 119 ; E. H. Furlong, Tabratong...
HO, THE MERRY PLOUGHMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
HO, THE MEBBY PLOUGHMAN. Mick Hynes has to offer some proof of the need for a Rural Workers' Union. He got a job from a contract farmer in the Plenty district, N.S.W. The latter drew up a schedule, showing- hours and duties. - It is an interesting document, and Hynes remarks:— 'You will observe that I was instructed to water the horses at 3 a.m., and continue until my last official act was to feed up the horses for the night at S.30' p.m. The employer did not prescribe my hours for retirement, but he was considerate in allowing me 'IS hours in which to do my day's work; I was not rushed to do it in eight hours.' The ''routine' was as follows: — ' Routine.— 3 a.m., water horses and then feed at 3.30 a.m.; work as near as pos sible 6.30 to 10.30— four hours! Feed for dinner, .and after 30 minutes tak'e horses to water and then let them feed for one hour. .Work 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. — four hours. Let horses feed 30 minutes, and then water and feed until finished. Then water again and feed u...
SHEARING FIXTURES, 1910. VICTORIA-RIVERINA BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
SHEARING FIXTURES, 1910. ^ ? . VICTORIA-RIVERINA BRANCH. The list hereunder is compiled from data supplied by Reps, for last shearing. There is no certainty that they will apply accurately for this shearing, but will in the great majority be only liable to slight variation. It is almost impossible tovget dates and particulars for this year's shearing to publish in time to be of any 'value to members, 'hence last-year's dates are given merely* as an approximate guide to probabilities. Ill this list the lines indicate shed, post town, number' of shearers, hand or ma chine (IT. or M.), and number of sheep. NEW SOUTH WALES. FROM SEPTEMBER 1 TO 15. Bull Plain, Savernake, 8, IT., 14,000. Woodlawn, Deiiiliquin, 5, M., 15,000. Barooga, Tocumwal, 26, M., 40,000. Ulupna, Tocumwal, 8, H., 13,000. Woperana, Tocumwal, 16, M., 19,000. Boree Creek, Lockhart, IS, M., 25,000. Nangunia, Berrigan, 12, M., 35,000. Terramia, Mulwala, 21, M., 30,000. Gum Springs, Berrigan, 20, M., 20,000. Gobnambil, Days...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
INSUFFICIENT FOSTAGS. Members sending in 'Worked' Slips should be careful to fully stamp their letters. Victorians frequently place only 1d. on their letters, which involves a fine of 2d. at this. end. Other members post their. letters unstamped, involving a fina ?-f 4d.' We do not tHink we should be called jpbn to pay these finac, and such letters will in future be refused. Copies of the Official Report or tho Reid-PIolman Debate are now being offered at the low rate of ten shillings per hundred; postage extra. At this price, they are the best propaganda literature available. Orders may be sent direct to this office. SEND IN YOUR SLIPT The term covered by The Worker Slipa attached to last year's A.W.U.. tickets has now expired in many cases, and members ar» reminded that the new slips must be sent in promptly- If there is a black mark in th» margin it indicates that your term is up and that the new slip should be sent along if you require us to continue sending the paper. The mark ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
'A Corner in Waiter ' hides an economic moral in fictional guise. An ice-breaker. Post ireeK 1/3. # . # ? # Is your local Library or- School of 'Arts provided with copies of ^The Worker publications? .''Australia's Awakening' is now in any up-to-date library, and 'The Rising Tide' and 'The Case for Labor' aie worthy to accompany it. Order the cloth edition for this purpose.
SHEARING FIXTURES. BOURKE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
SHEARING FIXTURES. ? ^ ? ? . . BOUMKE BRANCH. ' ' .- The list hereundy is - compiled from data supplied by Reps.'for last, shearing, . There is no certainty that they 'wiirapply accurately for this shearing, but will in | the great majority be only liable to slight j variation. It is almost impossible to. get ? dates and particulars for this year's shearng to publish iri time to be of any value to members, hence last yeai-'s dates ; are given merely^ as an approximate guide'.' to probabilities^ - - ' ? -'??- I In this list the lines indicate shed, post town, number of shearers, hand or ma chine (H. or M.). and riUrriber of sheen. FROM 1st TO 7*h SEPTEMBER. , Burburgate, Giinnedah, .8, M, 17,000 ' Belalie, Barringun, 18, M, 40,000 - .-'' ', Kenilworth, Byrock, 8,- M., 12,000 Inkerman, Bourke, 9, M., 6500 Dunmore, Manilla, 12, M., 29,000 Innesowen, Cobar, 9, M., 20,000 ;., ; Kerribree, Ford's Bridge, 10, M.. 24,000 Bundabulla East, Brewarrina, 5, M..V6000 Wallangambone, Quambone, 12, ...
LEVY FOR LABOR DAILY IMPORTANT NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
LEVY FOR LABOR DASLV IMPORTANT NOTICE. While, so far as the season has gone, nearly the whole of our. members have been loyally paying up their levies, for 'the 'Labor Daily' in their first sheds, there yet have been instances where some have refused to do so. The levy was imposed by a huge major ity vote of the members themselves, and . it is to be regretted that there is even one member in our midst' prepared to violate Union principles by trying to evade pay ment. ? For the information of such, therefore, we would ciuote section 6S of flie Com monwealth Conciliation and Arbitra tion Act of 1904. This is the section: 'All fines, levies, or dues payable to an organization by --any mem ber thereof under its rules may, in so far as they are owing for any period of mem bership subsequent to the registration op proclamation of the organization, be sued for and recovered in the name of the or ganization in any Court of summary jur isdiction constituted by a Police, 'Stipen- diary;, or S...
VICTORIA. FROM OCTOBER 1 TO 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
1 ' 'V - . ' . - ? - . VICTORIA. FROM OCTOBER 1 TO 15. Hopkin's Hill, Chatsworth, 6, M., 10.000. Mount Emu, Chepstowe, 10, M., 17,000. Wongan, Streatham, 7, M., 14,000. Gorrin.'Dobies, 8, M,, 14,000. Gala, L'smore, 12, M., 21,000. Narrapumelap, Wickcliffe, 17, M., 34,000. Leslie Manor, Foxhowe, 10, M., 20,000. Muntham, Casterton,, IS. M., 30,000. Cregg Park, Ivatunga, t, M., 8000. South Caramut, Cara.mut, 10, M., 27,000. Burrumbeep, Maroona, 10, M., 20,000. Warranooke, Lubeck, 20, M., 32,000. Edgarley, Willurah, 12, M., 14,000. De Cameron, Elmshurst, 6, M., 14,000. Yalla-Y-Poora, Buan&;or, 17, M., 14,000. Barf old, V., 7, M., 21,000. Green Hills, Minhamite, 14, M., 28,000. Bolinda Vale, Lancefield Junction, 44, M.. 65,000. Banongil, Skipton, 12, M., 14,000. Vite Vite, Derrinallum, 13, M., 26,000. Dunrobin, Casterton,. 15, M., 22,000. Glenfine, Pitfield, 16, M., 22,000. Titanga, Lismore,,10, M., 13,000. Salt Creek, Woorndoo, 5, M., 8000. Woodhouse, Dunkeld, 13, M., 21,000. 'D...
ADELAIDE BRANCH. Collection of Levy—Land Blocks Allotment—Contractors Holding Deposits. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
ADELAIDE BRANCH. Collection of Lsvy.— Land Blocks Allot ment. — Contractors Holding Deposits. Started: Wallerbincla, Nilpenna, Avoca, fudnapinnia, Carriewloo. Cut Out: Anna Creek, Lake Torrens, ©ak-clen. Hills. Cash Received: T. Lyons, a/c Dunstan, '£33 8s.:' A. Holmes, a/c Dunstan, 15s.; J. Murphy, £200: Organizer Duns-tan,; £67 - 17s.' 5d.; F: Martin, £9 15s. 3d.; G. . Noo'lan, !£:l!) Ss. 6d.; G. Mclntosh, : £:1 19s 6d.; T. Fog-arty, £12 16s.; B: Ryan, £11 16s. 3d.; A. Holmes, dis ius. to.; x. ui-uiui, ^o., A. Fix, 16s.; -Kbbs, 1G»j.; lvprd, 15s.; Ebbs, ISs.j'.Ix. Hussey. 25s.; '\V. Barrett, Ss.; T. Buckler, 16s:; F. Groves, j£. 4 14s- .. ? Sorry to say that Oakclen Hills team re lumed with butts of all levy books, and mot -one .levy- -paid up in that shed. Will the men at that shed kindly note that they are of the first, shed team in this Branch ?who have noL paid levy, and that I will be ?pleased to hear that they arc -sending came along- from next shed. Members will kindly note...
TO MEMBERS OF THE A.W.U. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 31 August 1910
TO !V!Ei¥!B£R8 OF THE A.W.U; Members are notified that they are to continue working under the terms of Lho j present Arbitration award until such time as the claim which is 'now being made 'for an alteration is dealt with by - the , It is hoped the Court will determine , the matter before the shearing is far ad- ? vanced. In' any engagements members may en ter into extending over a lengthy period, they should make a condition that any work done after the award of the Court has been given shall be paid for at the ! rates specified in such award. W. G. SPENCE, President. DONALD M.ACDONELL. Gen. Sec/ ? ???**? =============== ^ ;. 'A Corner in Water' hides an ,'| economic moral in fictiona! guise. An '; ice-breakar Post free. 1/3. - - ;, ???'?'?-???'.. ???- ' 'f
THREE BROTHERS DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 1 September 1910
- , ^ THREE BROTHERS DROWNED. ' Reginald (27), Leo (1-1), and *Ray Ritter (10), three brothers, were drowned on .Sunday in Hobson's Bay, owing to a dingy capsizing. Leslie Motteram (26) was rescued in an exhausted condition. The three brothers dung to the upturned boat until they ? jyere washed off. The first to go was the eldest, Reginald, and his last words - to Motteram were ' It's hard luck.'
YOUNG WOMAN'S SAD END. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 1 September 1910
YOUNG WOMAN'S SAD END. Last week the body of a woman named Ivy Alice O'Brien, 21, who lived at Waver ley with her mother and stepfather, was discovered ,by a tram - conductor in the sand at the back of Kensington race course, Sydney. An examination of the body made it apparent that an . illegal operation had been performed, and cir cumstances indicated that the body had been conveyed to the secluded spot in a vehicle. A nurse named Eleanor Brown, 52, has been arrested. David Brown, son oi. the accused woman, wasi also' arrested and charged with as sisting, her.
EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 1 September 1910
EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT. At the mouth of the Greenough River, W.A., an extraordinary misadventure bef el a crayf isher named J. McDermott. Seeing /a shark swimming in shallow water, he threw a plug of dynamite at it, after lighting the fuse. The plug ex ploded prematurely and blew off McDer mott's hand.
AN INFURIATED COW. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 1 September 1910
? : ? a ? AN INFURIATED COW. ? a milking cow ran amok at Moxge and caused considerable excitement. After being worried by a dog, the animal charged along the principal street. Henry Hinds, a contractor, was, tossed ten feet into the air, and one of the animal's horns penetrated his side. His right arm was also broken. Another man .was severely bruised through being' knocked down by tho animal.
HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 1 September 1910
' HOUSEHOLD. . . ' To 'remove a jelly from a mould, dip ? - the mould, in boiling AA-ater. This melts' a tiny surface depth; and the jelly will .slide,'' out Avithout difficulty. — A. A stain on-Avoollens from kerosene can usually be removed by a plentiful coA'er ing AA'ith Fuller's. earth. Leave on all day and then shake off. If the kerosene is not all gone sprinkle and leaA-e another day. We are told, that .a little baking soda added to knife polish will giA-e better re sults than the knife pOAvder . alone. I would advise doing the knives AA-ct, with a cork. In. this way the soda might act on the stains by dissolving. ; . * - ' * ' A good polish for dark furniture is made of a gill each of methylated spirits. and vinegar, and half a pint each of turpen tine and linseed oil. Put in a .bottle and shake well before using. , .Linseed oil is a great darkener, and should never be used on light -woods. * *.--'._* Cement for crockery and glass. For ? the glass— put some white vinegar in a...