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PRACTICAL POLITICAL PROPOSALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
PRACTICAL POLITICAL PROPOSALS. THE outstanding feature of the Labor Party's election fight is the prac ticability of its programme proposals. These are the natural result of the demo cratic method of determining them. The construction of Labor's plarL of campaign is not the work of any individual or coterie of individuals, but it is the outcome of the deliberations of a representative confer ence of Labor organizations. Its prac ticability stands supreme because in it is focussed the actual demands of the democracy, it stands in marked contrast to the Liberal manifesto, which is thrust on the people, who are asked to follow where the politicians would lead them. This dictatorial method of campaigning and legislating belongs to a past era; the people themselves now make the pro gramme and elect Parliamentary repre sentath'es to carry out their requirements. This latter practice marks the Labor Party as the modern democratic party, and is one reason why certain success is expected to ...
A PLEA IS NOT EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
A PLEA IS NOT EVIDENCE. *T'*HE 'S.M. Herald' says the charge *? that the Wade Government packed the jury which tried Peter Bowling for conspiracy is easy of refutation. The public would like to have that refutation as promptly 'as possible, for it has so far had to remain with only Mr. Wade's negative say-so as' evidence for the de fence. Mr. Wade is a lawyer, and -was once nearly a judge, and, surely he will not maintain that when an accused says, ' It is an infamous falsehood,' a serious charge is finally and satisfactorily dis posed of. Bearing in mind Mr. Wade's characteristic readiness to rush into print, with all the evidences on his own side,' in every other matter of political controversy, the 'public is' constrained to infer that his omission to reply categori cally to the jury-packing charge is one enforced by want of any 'evidence for the defence. When an accused person -will not go into the witness-box on his 'own behalf, a sound reason for his refraining to do so is alw...
HONORING OUR FLAG [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
HONORING OUR FLAG ON the 15th of the month the first warship' built for the 'Common- wealth is to leave European for Australian waters;' yet, as far as our people at prr-sent know, no decision has been made as to ' what ensign the ship will sail' under, it ? appears some difficulty has been made in ? Imperial quarters as fo the flying of the Australian flag, on the ground that foreign powers have not recognized the symbol ' of the Commonwealth, and a suggestion has been made that till an understanding has been arrived at with them the Australian ensign should not be hoisted; but, in peace time, it matters not one iota whether the :', world recognises our flag or not, and as , we are not likely to be at war for some * years yet, the question of the recognition of our ensign may very well stand over till the next Imperial Conference, when Canada and Australia could both demand , such recognition. In the meantim-\ Jet it a be remembered that Canadian-Governim-nt ships have fired seriou...
FOUR MILLIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
t t t t y r-r-y ? FOUR MILLIONS. I AS to immigration, if Providence ? ? dumped down 4,000,000 of decent I people here, he believed, notwithstanding :? the efforts of the Labor Party to keep ? them out, it would be the most blessed -? thing that ever occurred. (Loud ap- ? plause.) The country would quickly ab-» sorb and assimilate them, and in a few I j-ears more would ask kind Providence to I repeat trie dose.' (Applause.) So John.l Murray, Premier, is reported to have bab- I bled at a cattle show feed in Melbourne-;! last week; and so his bucolic audience is ? reported to have endorsed his blithering. ? If Murray were not known to be a rabid ? cold-water man, it might charitably be ? assumed that he had partaken of more ? than was good for him of the liquids usu-.B ally provided at such functions. He &-.? however, as a blue ribbon man. denied/B that ready excuse. Murray really said, ? and presumably 'meant, that AustraliarBj with all the best of its arable lands longB ago a...
PROPOSALS FOR LAW REFORM. ONE OF DEMOCRACY'S GREATEST NEEDS. III.—THE EQUITABLE JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
PROPOSALS FOR LAW REFORM. ONE OF DEMOCRACY'S GREATEST NEEDS. III.— THE EQUITABIE JURISDICTION. By J. D. FITZGERALD (Barrister-at-Law). . 'As |i modvil of pleading the present . equity system is, in my opinion, dis tinctly faulty.'— Chief Justice Cullen, when a leading Equity K.C. ' With regard to our judicial sys tem, I can see no reason, based on* common sense, for continuing the pre sent division into two jurisdictions (common law and equity). If a per son has a Just cause of comnlaint, to which there may. be certain equitable ? incidents, it is absurd on the face of it that he should not be able to pur sue his l'emedy in one court, or -tliat he ' should not be able to invoke the ? benefit of both legal systems in one proceeding. The division is not na tural, it is entirely artificial.— Mr. D. G, Ferguson, barrister-at-law. 'Where it appears in the hearing of a case that a matter is peculiarly one for an Equity judge, then, without stopping the process in the other jurisdiction, i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
* — fffn mmJEL l i I M H ^H ___S_\ A VALUABLE LESSON TO BE I LEARNED IN EVERY HOME. I Question — What is the first duty of ' a mother towards her children ? Ausirer— To bring them up robustly by adopting the best means of safeguarding them against disease, especially disfigurements to the skin. Question— How do these disfigure ments arise? Answer — Through bodily disorders. or by the poisoning of a simple scratch or cut. or l by coming in contact with an i j clean or infected people, as, | for instance, eczema in adults I and ringworm spread among j children playing together. I Question — Do not eczema, ulcers, j pimples, bad legs, and scalp troubles j often prove difficult to get rid of.' Answer— They are amongst : the most obstinate skin af fections known to doctors, and often lead, if neglected. ! to permanent disablement or disfigurement. ! Question— How may one already j afflicted escape this dire calamity t |j Answer— By avoiding com ji mon, ordinary ointments I 1 made up of r...
A CONSCIENTIOUS JURYMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
A CONSCIENTIOUS JURYMAN. A Sydney juryman , begged to be ex cused on the ground that he objected: to finding any man guilty, on the Socialistic contention that he believed that all men should have equal opportunities. Acting Justice Fitzhardinge declined to excuse him, observing that he would have to take an oath to give a verdict accord ing to' the evidence.
RAILWAY PORTER INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
RAILWAY PORTER INJURED. Frank Allen, 50, a railway porter, was dreadfully injured at Sydney station whilst endeavoring to stop a youth from boarding a moving train. Allen and the youth fell between the train and;: the platform, but the porter, ajt the I'isk.of his life, held the ladjn a safe position. „ Allen, whose bravery deserves special notice, had one leg almost severed, and his collar bone and seyeral ribs broken. His. coridi- ? ti'dn is critical. The. ?youth, thanks to Allen, escaped injury. .-? '?'-?' ':. :
A BUNDABERG TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
A BUNDABEfiG TRAGEDY. : At South Bundaberg (Q.) on Saturday, .Constable Irwin; without warning,, it is asserted, attacked his wife and fired four revolver shots at her, the bullets entering her head and neck. Irwin also shot him self in the head' and gashed- his throat with a razor. He had been in poor health owing to an attack of malaria.
ANOTHER FIGHTING PARSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
ANOTHER FldHTING, PARSON. At the annual meeting of the Perth W.C.T.U., Captain F. A. Hare, Commis-' sioner of Police, was attacked by Rev. Tregear, formerly of Victoria. Mr. Tre gear declared that adultferatiori was. ram pant, that children were supplied' with drink in defiance of the law, 'and that the lax police administration meant a part nership in crime. One hotel in Perth was watched on four. Saturday nights, and 1845 persons entered. On one night the en trants were 310 men, three police, 121 women, and 21 children. If the Police Commissioner, did not do his duty, he must get out. If. the Premier (Sir New ton Moore) did/not give the public their rights he must' also get out. - '??????.? ??'?'' _' ' d ' '''''-. ' ... '' ; ''?
CHRISTIAN SCIENTIST IMPRISONED. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
C H R 1 3TI AN SC f E NT I ST I M P R I SO N E D. At Sydney Criminal Court Arthur Lloyd, a Christian scientist,, was charged with having, on July 26, at Waverley, felo niously slain his son, Cecil Wm. Lloyd. He- was found guilty, and sentenced to three months imprisonment. On the ex piration of the sentence he would be re quired to enter into recognisance . to be of good behayiovir for three years. Fail ing that, he would be imprisoned for an other; six iribriths. The evidence showed that when .the child fell Hi/ accused re sorted to faith healing and refused to follow medical advice. ' . '.'??..?.?,?-?'??.? '?'? ?-??..? A.- ?_ - ' ' ? .??? ' '
BLASTING FATALITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
? BLASTING FATALITY. A mistaken signal led to a ; shocking: blasting fatality, at' a quarry at'Footscray,.' ?Melbourne. Charles E. Nicholls, Robert. -Roland, and -Gebrge Whitten,; were ^felling stone, and were -returning to the face after firing several shots. Several ad ditional small holes had been charged, and one big hole, lift, deep* M'Donald, the 'powder monkey,' signalledl to James McKay — whose duty it was to fire the ?holes — -to get back, as it was intended to fire the remaining small shots. McKay,1 mistaking, the. signal, put a light to the fuse on the big charge. - A terrific ex plosion followed, Nicholls being killed and , Roland and Whitten, badly injured.
SUNDRY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
SUNDRY SPORTS. Kaufmann outpointed Bill'Lans-. . . ? Arnst will go to Canada- to row Eddie Durnah.' '.-. Messenger 'declined £0 a week to play with an English club team. ;'' Alleri 7 Hill, the famous .'Yorkshire bowler,-..^ -dead; aged 65 years. ' '. ? Rooseyelti himself an amateur boxer, cohdemrisjihe professional game/ Charlie,; Griffin, the Australian light weight,;tis- boxing well in America' r George;..Gibson, who pla-yed cricket for Victoria rthir.ty years ago, is dead. ' Harry /Pearce and Webb will row a. match' EtWanganui in the near -future. George Gray will eventually- go under the wing- af-John Roberts. '-':' Burn's and Langford have been -matched : to figlitV-irt' London. *''?'? . ? ; Oldfield, '-'the- Well-known mbtoris,t, has covered a mile in 49 2-5 sees. ?'- ' j Billy . Delariey expected Kaufmann to ! knock Lang out. * . Inman refused to play George Gray un less. tha. boy, acecpted-points. ? , Billy Papke, the champion . middle- ' ') weight, is coming to Australia. ,...
CABLE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
CABLE MEWS. Cholera has spread to Berlin. X-rays have been proved in London to exactly locate consumption. Miners are on strike at Bilboa, Spain, and martial law has been proclaimed. ? Twenty church army , lads of 'tested good character ' are to_leave England* on September 16 for Western Australia. Steps are being taken to inaugurate an aeroplane service across the Sahara desert. The first shipment of 5Q00 tons of Chin ese coal has reached San Francisco to test the 'market. '? ? ?? The Manchester Municipality is to erect an art gallery and library at a total cost of £550,000. - . , .. ;?;.' The hull of the battleship Bedford,, which went ashore on Quelpart , Island, has been abandoned. ??'??'?. Edison has had successful dememstra tions of the kinetophbne, 'a combination of the phonograph and the cinematograph. The population of New -York is 4,766,000, and at the present rate of growth will overtake that of London :in '25 'years. French and Spanish Governments are, investigating in P...
THE KENSINGTON TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
? ▼- THE KENSINGTON TRAGEDY. - At the inquest concerning the death of Ivy O'Brien, whose body was found on the sand near Kensington racecourse, some startling evidence was given. The girl's mother said that there was no. truth in the statement that she and her husband wanted to throw the body over the cliffs.. Sne did not know the accused woman (Nurse Brown, who, with her son, was present in custody). The evidence of the analyst disclosed the presence of .poison, inthe stomach. A laundress employed by Nurse' Brown stated that both the de ceased girl and her mother called at Brown's house. Brown called the witness and 'told her that the girl had fainted, and she- helped to' carry her downstairs. The mother was not. then present. Nurse1 Brown afterwai'ds .tbld; her .that the girl had died, and the body had been removed to the sands. TheJnquest was adjourned till September. 8, ?-'
REMARKABLE RESTORATION OF SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
REMARKABLE RESTORATION OF , . SPEECH. A remarkable case .of restoration of speech occurred dxiring the Anglican Church service at Brunswick, Melbourne. About 18 months ago' Mrs. S,r C. Everard, wife of a well-known merchant, lost her voice through nervous breakdown follow ing: on the: disappearance of a relative. The Rev. J. B. Sharp, with the afflicted woman and her sister, devoted much time to prayer for the restoration of the lost faculty of speech, and prayers were also offered up by the congregation. On the following Sunday, whilst the Psalms were being sung, the woman's voice . was re stored, and she joined, in the singing. The extraorjMnary circumstances of the case have created a sensation in Melbourne.
RANDWICK GOSSIP. DOINGS ON THE TRACK. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
- RANDWIGK GOSSIP/ :- DOINGS ON THE TRACK. Training operations are in full swing at Randwick now, and the grass tracks are greatly sought,- but they have been very hard on account of the dry weather. Prince Foote has not been galloped on the grass yet. He goes on the tan, and on Thursday last ran a fast half mile, going in good style, but on Saturday he only did nice striding work. He looks much the same as he did last autumn, not having thickened much, but notwith standing this the opposition in the various weight-for-age events at Randwick will find him pretty hard to beat. W. H. Smith generally rides him In his work. His stable mate, Duke Foote, was away for a few days, but is back again, having been blistered on the round bone. He seems all right now, though he has only been doing half-pace work. It is pro bable that he is meant more for Mel bourne than Sydney. : Maltine is doing see well as her friends could wish. On Thursday she galloped a mile on the tan in lmin. 48sec, going...
THE ASSOCIATED CLUBS. KENSINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 8 September 1910
THE ASSOCIATED CLUBS, KENSINGTON. Patrons of the Sydney, Associated Clubs were provided with a couple of meetings lasCweek. The weather was good for the Kensington on the Wednesday, and there was a large attendance. There was a large field for the Flying Handicap, 5% furlongs. The Maze was favorite, but was badly served at the 'post and did well to run third to Bessie Brown and Meri- ' br.ook. The Novice Handicap was run in divisions, Kerlie being the elect for the first, and he won easily from Bellidone and Spyglass. Linaria, also tavome, won the other division from K.T. and Gyda. In the run off, Kerlie was hot favorite, and after Linaria had led most of the way he gat up in time to win by a very narrow margin. Lady Cynthia, at a short price, won the 14.1 event from Playmate and Native Rose. Terrinallum, a 10 to 1 chance, beat a big field in the Approved Stakes, 6 furlongs, Royal Glen and Match Girl following him home. A great per formance was put up by the 13.3 pony Laurel in winn...