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THE "WORKER" CALENDAR. From June 27th to July 28th, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

THE 'WORKER' CALENDAR. i _ ? ? . ? ? . From June 27th to July 28th, 1890. -June/27, — Amalgamated Shearers decided to block non-union wool, Melbourne and %dney Trades Councils supporting them. June 28.— N.S.W. Trades Council .resolved- in fovnnr-of weekly labmirJaauer. t ._: July 1.— -Rockhampton wopd workers organised and decided to federate^T''- r ^ Rockh®mpton Draymen's JInibn entered Federation. -..._v__ - Adelaide clothing trades 'asked rior higher wages. ' ? - ,-.,.— London telegraph clerks refused to 'work ___^ — —t~— ? *— f — ; Judy 2. — Rockhampton stonemasons joined A.L.F. , , _ ? ? Women's Labour Union established at Mary - borough. . . - ? ~j- *'' July 3.— Sydney brewers' employes organised. ' Two thousand Dublin coal porters struck ; ? ^^afainst-viGtiimsmgi ? — ? -f — — — Clyde shipbuilders' employes threatened to - strike if tiie reduction of wages 'notified took — - - — place;- ?'? '? ? : — 1_ ? __ ~ Xeeds{Eng.) in darkness owing to strike of gasworkers, ? Buckland Wh...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE "WORKER" READING ROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

THE 'WURKEK' READING ROOM, Afteb August 7, a room in the new Wqekeb Office, Raff-street, off Ann-street, Brisbane, will be open as a reading room when not required at the ends of months for X( folding?' in. Most of °the 'daily 'and weekly papers of Queensland will 'be on filepinifo-sucn^tter^ and European papers as are received m exchange. Bushmen, miners, maritime men and up-country and coastwise unionists generally are cordially invited to make use of their own property when in Brisbane,' while local unionists hardly need reminding that they pay for both room and papers and may just as weH get some good put of it; as not. Anybody can put any books 4;hey . are willing to let other people have a, chance of seeingriSn the reading room bookshelf. Infact, contributions of books are invited .from Brisbane readers ; outsiders had betfcfet sfcarfc other reading-rooms in their ow4i-lQiBditiBs ! with any books jbhey_haye to spare. Any reading-room started under unionist auspices in other pl...

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THE WORKER'S MONTHLY LEADER. August, 1890. FEDERATING AUSTRALASIAN LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

THE WORKER'S MONTHLY LEADER. ; - Aiignd, 1890. FEDERATING AUSTRALASIAN LABOUR. The Australian Labour Federation will be a -failure if it does not t»lant itsjiriiici^dfisjsrhereyer Australian workers are gathered together. It is not a Queensland organisation, although it was bom here ^and has won here its infantile trlumphsyTlierelis nothis^n^itsconstttution^ 7»ot a single word^ which can be interpreted as expressing a narrow localism on the part ofr _thejinionsjvhiclLiQ.unded it or of those which haveoiieby one come to swell its numbers and increase its strength. It expresses simply the organisation instinct which to-day moves the workers of the whole world and which is no where felt more_ar^ntly^^n_on_the new-found —continent of— Australia and its.— sister islands. Union after union has seen that there is in the federation movement the happy mean between the IJnity^hichjmakes for strength and the Liberty which makes for progress. Men of jiiverse callings and distant dwellings, but ...

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THE SEAMEN AND THE SHEARERS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

TSSenandThe shcareI; Matters down south are getting lively. The' persistent refusal of the shipowners to recognise the Eiglit-hour l)ay and to pay the unorganised offi ''ceTsfaii^TiiTd^e^efcm : crush the A. S.U. before it draws labourers and ?carriers, into unionism, are bearing their natural a stand on the A.L.E. lines, and taking steps to. draw just such a cordon round Australia as that wmcn nas already qeen nrawTrrountt^«eenfi^ . land a;s a sesult-of Joiidaryan^-the mai4ne-t)ffi^ eers are ready to . ^figlit^fon -.recognition as ?&, - Xiaboiir union . affiliated witli other Labour unions ; and the federated seamen liaverde^lared for the Eight Hour principle which has so long been denied them by- the- wealthy Syndicates which rule the coastal trade of the continent. Federation of ia.ll unions, joint action, of ail . workers, cofWctive resistance to tyrannical Capitalism, are ideas which grow stronger and stronger e\neirf]aay and can now hardly be acce lerated by-^e£jbry or ...

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THE WORKER" MAIL BAG. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

:THL'WpEfi£JA|LJAC.^ Correspondents wil} please write, on one side of- the paper only* Comments, suggestions, theories or any 'other -matter intended for the ' Hear jBoth Bides' _eolumn should oe as sfiort and devoid of superfluities as possible. Cbrre«pondiinjbsjvtho do4iot-destre to run' — ^tteTjsir^rbliick^lTstiiiff by leaving their signatures at tiiched to anti-capitalistic ideas sHolfl-l~iis*:r n nnmifo ilphune, .enclosing their own names for the editor's — satisfaction solely. Where no nom-de-plume is used, 'the Initials only bWhewime attached will be inserted — unless exn-ress permission -to _ use the full name is given. Every^vorker should feel that he can use the — columns onii-rowu_paper, subject to unavoidable edi torial supervi«ion,4^ieirt^aTTtnd.-witliout fjiv^HH— ^n -Jj A Challkkge_^qb.-Pbksi»knt Sh-3¥KR :— The ~~statemeiits Tregarding the usage of_ servant- -girls iu ?' Lucihda-fcjharpe's ' letter are not in accord-^ ^-ance with facts.' ^eme-s^cial 'cases^mayrtiaW1 co...

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THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

_ IHE JWfflALMILl. The labour movement is most emphatically becommgjhe movement -»f the age. Already it dwarfs every other topic in public interest. -Not a day passes without some new indication of its world- wide ramification. Now it is the Queens land shearers and again the southern shearers ! Txniay Brisbane ^ootanakersaQd ? to-morrow -Sydney — seamen4 — Qne^nrinute the London dockers renew an__Australi#n— fight-~fch'at .'..was ^tUed-i«t}ijthsra^9iand the next the very soldiers and police go on ' strike ' and a vast multitude enthusiastically cheers departing ' mutineers.'^ If all this does nottneau that the condjtioiis^jE= living are unendurable,-what^does it mean? If' -&e- persistent striking, striking, striding, the desperate revolting of the wage-earners through Western civilisation, which now continues and re}-eatH itself, ceaselessly and unchangingly, re gardless xti defeat and indifferent to victory, does ^iot mean that the wagersystem has got^ to go, what does it ...

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THE SLATE" PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

^fW^g _JtN order that .ill readers of th^ .- WonkKH may take careful notice of the 'slate** proposal it is considei'ecrit have unanimously pronounced i_n_J its-fa vom\— Tli«:;SydnTiy ''^Trades rCouneilT^vhfre appro'vi n£ iho -ar '.lifting «.nd i'^itaffuijiu^^^VTOi^^i^ ^tliinktrthat such an important-^iVojK^al shoulH be considered by the intePpoloniHtl Trades Uun gresar Queensland's experience of (iQngnvs^1*, Iiowovor, do(^H not lejid her to agivtvwitli -Si^1n-iy on this. Federation was twi.fei^ ' brought Mip at -bJAccfisMve coniidrimjt^ wit) mui)rHit^ilt^^«irWt^r' congress ev«m i'«if using- U- print the A.L.F. sclicme which wont through so suceossfully the moment the (^hieensland unions decided, to try it . ali-ne., . . ' ? ? Whereas it is desirable, forJthe.sake of indus- -— - trial ^jeace and for the best interests of botli em ployed anet employer, that the condiiions^of labouring should be considered in a cmicmafcory amnner-^jy^feUy^-t'fepresentative bodies and per- ~ ~ manently ...

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PLAIN THOUGHTS FOR PLAIN THINKERS. The Present Condition of Women Workers. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

:j|]$qTOGlff$^^ The Present ^Jonditton of Women Workers. . _^)}r}-^t4s-eri3^-arwun^ the ffefieral cvy.~ Alone, jsolated, defenceless, woman iriiist usually accept the terms of her em i0V-ai4jr ^Ue atarvc or-wur.se. We bhouToT lay Jjieidpie upon ourselves, for the conditions, which press them thus are jbhe creation of our .j^^en-seei&l-systemi — Society dettfeg-~tu_ wome&T7 the right to live -freely and honestly. Often she '! taxes her to the. limits of her physical strength i or'the slave oFthe-puMk who destroy-^tUfissly her moral worth and the dignity of her woman- i -took— around you^-4i^^n^AHB3tra4ta7Hii our T laud of freedom, in the workers' country as it. is, generally galled, and see how many shops employ -^jls^ill-t^Brat night and on Saturday even till ', i%xw. Book at those 'sales,' crowded byalot Ofidiote,ifien and women who because they see every whe^b placards with letters .-a foot long rush there1 4-s they would to a new Bldprado_L_ Gfotoonejpf those fair...

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CHAPTER XII. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

Chapter XII. __Th£-qJuestia»s-w4^^ could acquire even anoutline acquaintance with '.the iHstitutk-n.s of the twentieth -«intury. being endless^ and DivLeeteV good nature aimearing equally so, we sajb up talking for several hours after fheiadies left us. Reminding my- host of the point at which our talk had broken oflTthat ' morning, I expressed iny curiosity to learn how the organisation of the industrial ariny was made to afford asuflfictent stimulus to diligence in the lack of afry^-hxiety on the worker's part as to his livelihood. ? . ' You--ttiust-uudei*t^d-in-tiie'tir^/piace,^'re-' plied the doctor,. ' that the supply of incentives to effort is butone ofjbhe ^bjiecAs^MHight-an-the^ Di^anis^5nJw^Tiaipe adopted for the anny. Tne other, and equajlyimpqrfcantj ,is to secure for the file leaders And captains of fifie 'force and tfargrieat officers of the nation^ merijpf proven abilitre«, who are pledged by-.thei^Gwn^careers to hold tlieir followers up to .the highest standard of per...

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CHAPTER XI. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

Chapteb XL When we arrived home Dr, 'Fjeete tlkcL not yeTir returned and Mrs. Leefce was not visible. ' Are you jbnd of niusidj Jkfr. WestT'^ Edith; askedr I assured ht»r-it was lialf _of )i|^^tmim_g_to my^notion. . i 'I ought to apologise for inquiring, ' she .said. ^It4«4iot *^uestion-that we^k^n&-anptlier -nowadays ; but I have read that in your day, even among thet5ultured%clii«8, there were sonie who did not care for music, ' ? 'You must r^einber,, in excitse,' I said, 'that* we had soine rather absurd kinds of music.' v. . - — ' Yes,^ she said, ^ I kuowthat-i~I aiiiafraid I .should not have fancied it all myself. ~ Would you-iike i& hearijbim^Qf ours now, Mr. : West?' ** Nothing would deliglvt= me so much as to listen to you,' I said. — '^To ,me .!' she exclaimed, Imighing. 'Did you think I was going to play or sing to you ?' ' I hoped so, certainly, I replied. Seeing that I was a little abashed, she «ubdued her merriment and explained. ' Of course, we aUjringw...

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LEGISLATING FOR LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

^€GmMiGim4AaiJIl= MM-. Li A. Hyne and Annear wrote up to Maryborough sslnng^vhat attitude the Labour __unions would like them to assume on: JiieJ^ork-' ^sfe^ps^iiCJ^^riBs^Pillr^*^ras hardly uadeV ^-mstoiet«3nslimm the Maryborough men . ? th&t ^A^anmf^rivelledabout tKe^tyranny 'of maki^~ lacforicsiceep tiinerJists ; a tyranny ne voted for, [iby_ the way. ^ ~ - : — '- — — The Wiirkmgraen's Pat'HamentatjrJBpre. ^i^nfetion^^sociatioiL^Jrti^^entralT^ has geiicitmaly-^oted £25 towariiaJhe_^xp^^jf ~a^ '~ Labour candidate in the eoming^ourlce^electteHr^ Secretary W. K«wley, of the ^.S.U., is the pre jsentjion. sec^ofjthe^ssociation. ' ' The Eidsvold miners have -started a par liamentary committee to run a Labour candidate at the next election; At a well^attended meet ing held last month subscriptions of £1 5s. to £5 we're promised all. round, and altogether there will foe little show on the Jjaboui' vote for a Gayndah squatter named CadelL who is being Haxatte^-^e«nd^as-4he-^JLibera...

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BOOKS WELL WORTH READING. Max Nordau and Henrik Ibsen on "Conventionalism." [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

TOiOflUfflfiHdlEfflK Max Nordau and Hcnrlk Ibsen on 'Con- ventionalism.' Some peoj -le say and think tKa't in ii state ^of ' society-, wlierein unionism.!... had evolved into ? Bellainyism there would be an end to 'individual.,.., liberty ariaVa., -slavish subver.sion-of all to the will of a tyrannic ? majority. . These peot)le._do not pause to think how enslaved we are \?y the 'con- ?VftntioiiK ' undf^r— ow 1-oasted Individualism or that 'we are so'-Bii'slayi-d.6uly because tlie vast mass are 'so absorbed in tlie mere struggle -to live that they have not the energy to break through -the shell which; -enor-usts^our socia fcitf e . -as barnacles do a ship. And if we are to a certain extent breaking through this conventional cmst and making our individufality a little freer than' before, it is only done as the world recognises and yields to the very influences which arq breaking down Industrial individualism. | '???''.'? What are conventionalities ?' Tlie habits, and beliefs, modes of...

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POPULAR ECONOMIC ARTICLES. "Why I am a Socialist." [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

'W&0&fiti[M*B$. 'Why I am a Socialist.' Iliave tlum reasons togive, but _ the allsuffi cient one, indeed, is my^nrst: that X could not help Tnyselfc ^i do not 'know wliettieje books convert many, but my experience isTtHat they iierform another very imi-ortant function rather^ than that' — 9?aHring some yeTtiu^-agolvith the W811-KUOWU A.' tSi&iil i*4.«il A-lO^i, UU1C« \XW5SSU.t;, lie told me that his own reflections hacl made him a Socialist long' before he lia& -seen a Socialist - book ; precisely thus it was with me, though I admit tiiat iny Socialism was at first of.a-pretty vague sort. . I should say that one. becomes a Socialist without any merit on his part. The funetioniihat Jjooks .and addresses jferfeim, is_ that of serving as mirrors, in which the reader* and hearers see their own thoughts reflected and thereby they first become really conscious of them, I knew it is a common experience of lecturers that members of the audience at the close c...

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EDITORS ANNOUNCEMEHT. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

'Z; TOR'S MMUNCEMENT. ~ Friends will greatly oblige by semling to the Editor, . Worker - Office, Raff -street, Brisbane, any crisp, brief, bright, or otherwise interesting notes on Queens^ latid or other AiiRtcalian labour matters Contributors ? of these note^^^^^atmrjmi'agiaph^poetiyorHathei: matter, must not mind if it is necessary to amend, condense or reject ; they may rely on the best being done that can be done. .

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SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

SM0KE-H07 The Q.T,A. having adopted the 'slate'1, -^roj^salJaas_aiitliQrijed its- Board of Manage ment to proceed at once with the revision of -the society's rulesi— ^ — — ? ? — ? .'' ? ? _^_ The Brisbane, shop assistants fdesire~to exr press their, hearty thanks to the members _of the various unkm&Jthroughout (Queensland who~so heartily took1 tip. the Factories and Shops peti -tion^=J[CfaeyJiav^ali^^ Messrs. Edwards and Lamb for the unassuming assistance rendered by that firm in permitting the secretary of the association to frequently absent himself himself from his duties on early ^ closing business. This firm m compelled by pom petitioii to close late^. %itrT&jfulfy^iiipatHet||c , with the effort to breakthat competition by com pulsory early closing, i -* ?.'„ . Bieaconsfield sljed, a shearer writes, haa^ 40 not 00 stand^ shearing four or. five thousand ~eacfc~'Wetlsfaot- ia~.ij*« f?'16 disfcricfc^^tas-T&l- stancls~and she!M*~350^09~T5iie^T^^tM»^ Downs 40...

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IN THE WORKER WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

if TliflMEB WOR0K 'The Eidsvold branchy A^iTA7,^raselectelF the following., officers -for the six months com** inencing July :-— Pres.— Win. Dent ; Vicejjres. — ^\VVH. Martin, Wm.Malloel^Frcaei. WmT Spencer ; Trustees— W. H. Martin? .Dr. Broom, J.P.,' W«a. Hajnilton, J.P.; Committee— Gv — Adams, T. B vines J. Simpjiuu, J, LiddeUy-T^ Murphy, T. Edwards, j. W^^aims, M, A. Farley^ T^M'Gowan, J. Da vies, F. jSherwopd^ ?J. CorneyjV Auditors— A. It. Taylor, J. David son; Secj— T. Worgent; ? Assistant:Sec.— T. Byrnes. ' ~\ ~ ' , Tm^Eidsvoldrminer^ Jiave joined the Wide Bay and 3&urnett District- Council, but there is some talk in favour of- Splitting this dis trict as organisation increases and memt}e*sluj- extends and forming a Wide Bay Council at Bf aryborough and a Burnett Council at Bunda berg. If the railway men federate,^ seems alto - getner likely, this will doubtless he done, as the Q.R.E.A. affiliation \voiild enable districts to be 'formed in very. 'many localities where ...

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SYDNEY LABOUR LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 August 1890

SYDNEY LABOUR IEITEIL The principal iternsoTjnterestJji-^oan^etixnr' __j«4th-iafeear mattefs^lmng\ihe last two months have been the wharf labourers' dispute— in which — the employers Capitulated without firing a shot — and a series of articles attacking the Trades and Labour Council arid certain individual mem berg which have appearecl in the Sunday g&mi&- The series is as yet unfinished, but the writer ~has made personal uttacks^on many jjrjqminent ' ^tradeB^mionistsr~qne of whotn, — weil~kuown in— ? thaJSrls^neTradesj Congress of '88, has taken Btepsto^in^iclite^u1n3faaTaetcr in a coafft-of^aw^ . Th this instance the libel is most malicious and „ contains not-argrain of truth, as thereis nooetter 7 trusted nor harder working labour advocate in Australia thanJ^r. John R, Talbot. - In connection with this a letter has-been re , cei ved by the Council from the Australian Society of Engineers -which is a reflex of tire articles .jjublisned in the Sunday Times. . It is ...

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CHAPTER XIV. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 September 1890

Chapter XIV. _ Ajieavy ramsjorm came_uj) during the nay^ TaiMTTliarl ooncludea fhat^lie condition of the streete w_ould be such that my hosts woi^ld have to -give 4ip the^ idea -»f ^ ^omg out-to ^diniier, although the ' diriing-hall I hacTunderstiood to b« quite near. T was inuchimrprised when at the dinner hour -the ladies appftgjyd nrft^ywi to'jgg' The mystery Vas expliinedh when we found ourselves on the street, for a continuous water pixwf covering had been let down so 'as to— en— ^= close the side-walk and turn it into a well- / lighted and perfectly dry corridor, which was tilled with & stream of ladies and gentlemen dressed for dinner. At the corners, light bridges, similarly covered in, led.pyer the«treets. . IMithiDeete, with sHiom I walked, seeinedmuch interested in learning, what appeared to be en tirely new to her, that in the ^fomiy-iJB'eather the streets of the BoBton^oPtnjr ^ 4ay haiiheen impassable except to persons protected by HHmbr^lasi^ boots and^ipavy jd...

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CHAPTER XIII. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 September 1890

Clf A PTEIt'XflTT^ [This chapter is taken up mainly in describing the international relationship of- the kindred - Bprialistic jeijuhlica x»f Jfiu rope» ^AmeriGa and ' Australia, and the system of 'exchange and migration.] .-?????_

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EDITOR'S ANNOUNCEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 September 1890

[?] : ? Friends av4H i?i'6aUy-oijligc -by..semlmgioLlhe- 33ditor, ___ -'WxmitEtt Office, Raff -street, Brisbane, any crisp, ' land ojl- otlicr Ai^traiianlabour matters Contributors ol those notes, or of yams, paragva^b.?, poetry^r other n^ttm7-nrr^^w^~^^jW4^1lLJa .jirtnRSsmy to amend. oond.ensti or reject ; they may rely on. the liesl bams done that can.be dbncf

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