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The Dangerous Folly of Masks. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
The Dangerous Folly of Masks* The 'Labor News' was the first paper] in Sydney to denounce both the wearing of masks and the inhalation of poisonous], zinc fumes as preventives of influenza* The latter has been discontinued, bujj the dangei-ous practice of shutting out( oxygen from the lungs and breathing] carbonic acid is still compulsory, angl free breathing is a crime. i There is ample proof that the mask$ are useless, as from the time -they werK made compulsory the disease has cons tinued to spread with alarming rapidity and increased virulence. £ Apart from the diminished resistance resulting from lowered vitality, the maslw'' ' wearing habit concentrates the mind on} the disease and creates that dread whieiif is one of the most fertile sources of ill^' ness. Also the belief in the efficacy oil the mask tends to cause neglect of othejjl and much more useful precautions, ♦ J. D. Fitzgerald's desire to pose as th2f great genius who saved the State fromf the influenza plague has le...
JUDD TO BE JAILED. WHERE THE WORKERS WENT WRONG! [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
JUDD TO BE JAILED. WHERE THE WORKERS WENT WRONG! The High Court of Australia (five? Judges present) has unanimously upset the decision of the State Full Court in the' Judd case, and ruled that Judd must come up for sentence on the opening day; of the next term (1st June) for making statements 'prejudicial to recruiting.' Thus ends the disgraceful and relents less persecution of Ernest E. Judd by the' present Federal 'National' Government of Tory renegades, backed up by a bench; of class-biased Judges. . - It will be remembered that the Go-^ vernor*s Conference, called to secure con-* ciliation and concord between the mill-* taristic wolves and the industrial lambsv passed a jingo resolution in favor of re-4 cruiting. , This the Sydney Labor Council was asked to endorse, and Judd moved an! anti-war amendment, which was carried'.- Clearly, if his speech to less than 20$ persons 'prejudiced recruiting' then its publication by the newspapers amongl two hundred thousand must have done a'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
' BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS If you are wanting a book, mTmatter what it is, write to us. We will be : able to send it by return. Books on all Subjects, New and Second Hand, . ;. -Pamphlets, Prints, etc., etc., Political Economy, Banking, Trade Unionism, Labor, Capital, Co-operation, Health, Diet, Home Rule, Accountancy, Tariff, Australiania, ParliaiVientary History, Encyclopaedias, Socialism, Industrial ism, Monopolies, Democracy,. Engineering, Educational Trade History, Books * for the Farm, Home, etc., etc - TYRRELL'S LIMITED 99 CASTLEREAGH STREET .' ?=? : ??? - SYDNEY ? ? fcj . ? ? „ *-???? It Never Tells Lies 3lggest bargain yet offered by IC & B. Fhereforo, a bargain indeed. Our K. & B. Jailway Lever is guaranteed absolute for !5 years. It is therefore time at the nlnimum cost — 1/- per year. Firmly set in a dust and damp proof case, this jxtra jewelled- watch is the symbol of ;ood timekeeping. KITCHEN & BINCHAM Merchant Jewellers, Queen Victoria Buildings, 467 ...
THE PEACE CONFERENCE DISRUPTED. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
THE PEACE CONFERENCE DISRUPTED. Italy wants most or the land on the Eastern side of the Adriatic Sea, until recently owned by Austria-Hungary. Particularly does she covet Fiume, a little city of mixed races in the Gulf of Istria. President Wilson says the new Re public of Jugo-Slavia must have one open door to the sea, and this being the only one left Italy cannot have it To prove the justice of his argument, Wilson published his views and the reasons for stoutly maintaining them. This is a most statesmanlike document, and fully maintains bis case for giving this port to the new Slav State. The Italian delegates thereupon with drew from the Conference, and are every where starring — through the land, arousing anew the jingo feelings of their excitable countrymen. All this would be very amusing only for its tragic and colossal stupidity,, As nations are organised to-day, trade wars end in trade peaces, and each nation which fails to get what it requires hates its more successful neig...
EDITORIAL. THE BOY-FLOGGING ATROCITY. NAVAL BRUTALITY IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
EDITORIAL THE BOY-FLOGGING ATROCITY. NAVAL BRUTALITY IN AUSTRALIA. The flogging of the Tingira boys is one of those disgraceful and brutal exhibi tions of Australian militarism which de mands not merely an inquiry but the un qualified sack for those responsible. The facts, briefly stated, are that the boys on the Training-ship Tingira, wearied of being confined to their ship for weeks, to avoid infection, broke quarantine and went ashore at Lyne Park, where they enjoyed their liberty for a brief spell. The boys were induced to . take this course partly because they WERE BOYS, but mainly because their officers were not prepared to submit to the same re strictions which they imposed upon those under their charge, and as the 'flu is no respecter of persons the boys naturally felt contempt and resentment for such lopsided discipline, It has been publicly stated in the press ?and not contradicted that the officers went ashore whenever they pleased, and returned to the training - ship, wi...
FOR PROFIT OR USE-WHICH? IN ORDER TO ACCOMPLISH ITS TASK THE PROLETARIAT MUST FIRST OF ALL WREST POLITICAL POWER FROM THE HANDS OF ALL OTHER CLASSES. A CARDINAL ON CAPITALISM. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
OR* USE- / , which? ' In order to accomplish its task the proletariat ?WUST FIRST OF ALL WREST POLITICAL POWER FROM THE I HANDS OF ALL OTHER CLASSES. f A CARDINAL ON CAPITALISM, SB The following extracts are from an in firview lately 'granted, to a representative A the 'Observer,' London, 'by the Car ?Knal Archbishop of. Westminster: — Sf 'Capitalism began really with the rob ?Eery of Church property in the 16th cen Bury, which threw the economic and so Kial advantages into the hands of the Hand-owning and industrial magnates. * %?_ 'Capitalism began with robbery; and it Snaa never ceased to be worthy of its birth. It 'The effect of competition uncon trolled By morals nas been to segregate more and sBore the capitalist from the wageearn i JHs classes, and so form the latter into a ?afroletariat, a people owning nothing but IjBieir labor power. if 'While the constitution had increas ttigly taken on DEMOCRATIC forms, SHE REALITY underlying those forms jKad been increasingly PLUTOCRATI...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
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LEGALISED BURGLARY. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
/ \ 1 LEGALISED BURGLARY. I I iThe truth is a dangerous thing — for I |c^)italism. ' . - . 'f ? ? ? ? 3 the only difference be I'Itween the capitalist and the I j |BURGLARS is that the former work in tllBside the law while the latter work out r .flpide of the law. V J? ?'? M, K m W, As long as the capitalists own and ] control the jobs and will only let them I go at a profit, so long will there be an I army of unemployed workers in good Ifthnesor bad. tk - ' » # ? lf__;The capitalists will never abolish pov raerty. in the workshops. It must be done ijBy the victims themselves. B * * * In The capitalists want to make more ^Svork for the workers and more profits for *? f; themselves. The Socialists want to make Rjless work for the workers and more hap K piness for all. '. - 1 ;''.; . ' ' ? ? ? \- jPhe capitalists always hold the whip piand. They control the prices at which i fyitnir product is sold. What they fall to get, bF low wages they get by high prices. £??'£ * * *' By, Under Ca...
DISTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
: DISTRIBUTION. Suthe greatest problem to-. i dat to be solved is to find a 1 wat of distributing the sur I pi.US WEALTH IN ACCORDANCE .fS^ITH JUSTICE. These words, if uttered .^anonymously, might eeem to suggest a Revolution. Tet they are a. call, NOT TO REVOLUTION, BUT TO 'REFOR MATION. THE REVOLUTION WILL GbME NOT BT HEEDING THEM, BUT BY IGNORING THEM.
On the Verandah THE MASS. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 3 May 1919
.-.../:.-, ?- ? -t.--, :.n~\-.^-z-.. r --.,.?.-?,.-.?„.. -. '., ?.-.?:-iS,~4 w.:.'--?.-.-.------ ?---. ~»*»e» ; THE MA6S. How little is the world that seems so vast! Its multitudes, slow-moving In a cloud, Like many wings, come fluttering from the Past, And down the vistas of the Future crowd. One of the many, pausing in the throng, . I hear the traffic trembling to a sigh; And, lo! I start to think, o'er pulse and song, How all this mass is but a mother's cry. ZORA CROSS. BLIND. There was no need for the blind man to be playing there on the corner at all; for good work and good pay awaited him in the Institution, and he knew it. But he preferred his music, and whether the passing crowd dropped a penny or a shil ling in his little tin box mattered not to him. He was alone in the world save for his music, and poverty with it was better than riches without. There was no need for the woman to be there either; for her hands were young and capable,- and she knew she had chosen the street...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 10 May 1919
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. :.-' Owing to our limited space, and in order to give everyone a fair deal, letters to the Editor must not, except by special ar rangement, exceed, half a column (about 100 words). Those in excess of that length IikUI eitfter be rejected or condensed. — ri£j£c*?iifct-' ~- 's -??;?-?* -'?s: ?*-?'? ? ??'
Proportional Representation. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 10 May 1919
Proportional Representation. ';-;.i The Chief Electoral- Officer, Mr. Hark '. ness,, h'as supplied the following particu lars 'showing the -total numbers, male and ??'.- female, collected by the police in each of - the 90 electorates throughout the State, : 1919, for the new rolls: Electoral District. Number. Albury ? 10,736 Alexandria ? 9,118 Allowrie ? 10,873 Annandale ? 10,519 ' . Armidale * ? 9.258 Ashburnham. ? 10,103 Ashfield ? -.. 16,043 Balmain .:....* ? 10,211 Bathurst . . /. ? ?.. 9.500' Bega .......;... ? 8,960 Belmore ? 9,082 Bingara ? , ? 9,040 Bondi ? . ... ? ? ? 17,600 Botany . . .'. ? ? 14,059 Burrangong ? » ? V .... 10,479 Burwood ? 16,397 Byron ? ; ? ? 12,727 Camden ? 13,632 Camperdown ; ...;....,' ? 10,242 '. Canterbury ?'* .-.'. . . .' ? 25,582 Castlefeagh '?.-?'? ? 9,865 Cessnock ? J 4,058 Clarence ? 9,093 Cobar ? 7,872 . Cootamundra ? 'l 1.1 51 Corowa ? r. ? 10,5)3 6 Darling Harbor ...? ? 8.415 Parlinahurst ? 11,959 Dmnunoyne ? 1 6,G1 2 Dulwicli Hill ..'. ? , ....
An American Socialist on Taxation. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 10 May 1919
An American Socialist on. Taxation. -. Never again, gentlemen of the pluto cracy, never again! Never will I be found advocating a programme which my enemies can charge would put the burden, of taxation on the poor man and let the rich man escape. I wish to tax him, not with a Single-tax, but with an Infinity tax! I wish to tax not merely his land, but also his house, his stocks and his bonds and his. money, his automobiles and his polo-ponies, and his wife's jewellery, his prostitute newspapers, and his anti-social propaganda organisations with their limitless slush-funds. I bear the rich man no personal ill-will, but I wish to break his power over human affairs, and to that end I am out to get, . not merely land taxes, but -income taxes and excess profit-taxes a.nd inheritance taxes. . The next time I spend money to pub lish political advertisements in capitalist newspapers I will have such -a programme tbat no poor man will have any doubts that I am his friend,' and no . rich mat?...
EDITORIAL THE TAINTED WHEAT SCANDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 10 May 1919
EDITORIAL. THE TAINTED WHEAT SCANDAL. The villainous attempt of the Holman Government to poison the people of N.S.W. with flour made from bad wheat is surely the limit of criminal audacity. Of ail articles of diet among the white races whoaten bread is the most widely used and the most indispensable. Of ;ill wheat-growing countries Aus tralia, by nature and by circumstances, ran best afford to provide abundance of bread of the best quality for all. One thing is clear, if the wheat had been good, as Holman claimed, then the millers' would buy it without forcing. Also, if reasonably good the British Go vernment would not have rejected it while the war was still going on and mil lions were short of bread and glad to get even second-class quality. During the war the operations of the Wheat Pool have necessarily divided the old wheat from the new. - The shortage of shipping prevented the despatch of much wheat which had been sold to the British Government, and before one crop could be ex...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 10 May 1919
NOTE. All reporta and literarv matter should be addressed to the Editor, ''The Labor News,', Macdonell House, 321 Pitt-street, Sydney,' and business ? communications and remit tances to The Martager at the same address.. All matter intended fot publication should reach the Editor not later than 'Wednesday in each week. It must be distinctly understood that literary contributions are NOT PAID FOR Unless definite arrangements for payment have been made with the Editor. Our financial resources being 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 tiie same time the 'Labor News' offers opportunities denied by the ordinary press to express the most advanced opinions in straight dinkum language. Bates of subscription: — Year'y, 6/-; half yearly. 3/fi; quarterly, 2/-. In all cases subscriptions must be paid in advance. Owing' to the large circulation assured to 'The Labor News' a li...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 10 May 1919
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Labor's Policy. [Newspaper Article] — Labor News — 10 May 1919
Labor's Policy. The Labor Party, under the leadership of Mr. John Storey, have put forward some definite legislative proposals for the next campaign. Among other things, they propose to nationalise the mining industry, paying for mines by means of interest-bearing bonds, the price to be j determined by the actual present value of the properties resumed. The 'Daily Telegraph' calls this 'confiscation,' and the 'Evening News' calls it hoisting the 'black flag of piracy.' j Now, if the Party proposed to buy in I non-interest bearing bonds, or if it did not propose to pay for them at all, these shrieking mouth-pieces of Reactionary Toryism could not have said anything worse about them. It, therefore, means that these organs of 'Nationalism' are ready to plunge the country in anarchy and revolution by de nouncing and opposing even the most moderate and generous proposals which, if they^tferr, do so by giving the alleged owners more than their due. RADIUM.