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"The People." [Newspaper Article] — People — 11 January 1902
? ' The People.' Strange as it may appear, the Xmas season ia generally one of financial strain to Thb Peopu owing to the holidays— and the present period is no exception, No movement in the world makes snoh calls upon its adherents as does that of the Socialist*, and kn unfailingly continuous response is the result. The Gen. Kxecutive have to thank all who have helped so far, and take this opportunity of urging fresh effort upon all concerned during the present year. Among other donations the Exe cutive have to. acknowledge the snn of £5 from one of our most sincere friends and workers, as a Xmu gift. The holidays prevented thii acknowledgment earlier, though our friend knows how fully we ap preciate his kindness.
COMING TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — People — 11 January 1902
COMING TROUBLE. Presuming on the assistance ren-» dered to Hordern's firm by the Executive of Sydney Labor Council, several manufacturers are endea voring to evade ' log ' prices, and in one factory — that of A. H. Wright and Co — a reduction of 6d per dozen is already announced. On Tuesday evening the Com mittee of the Tailoresses' Union met tbe Associated Manufacturers, at the Trades Hall, and the situa tion was discussed at some length, the whole of the manufacturers present agreeing that the union was correct in insisting upon the log, as agreed to by the manufacturers and the union, being adhered to. A mass meeting is to be held on Wednesday of this week— too late to be reported in this isBue of The People — when definite aotion will probably be taken in connection with Wright's firm. Received, from Samuel Johnson, 1 °t. Paul's, Minn., U.S.A., parcel of S.L.P. pamphlets. . Thanks.
"The People." [Newspaper Article] — People — 11 January 1902
'The People ' I All subscriptions to The Psora I are payable in advance. A blue muk fl through this paragraph denotes thill your subscription has almost expire^! and, if not renewed within thnil weeks from first marking, tbe papal will be discontinued. Subscritaal wishing to have the paper continue)! will please note this rule. SubictjpH tions should bo forwarded co t|fl Managing-Editor,. ' The aopl^g 16 George-street West, Sydr. y. 9 Subs. Received. ',M , Adelong.-~WE, 4s. Bedtern.— ^ -*? 8, 9d. ' Staunor&~-4}Jl U* ':-9 Woodbarn.---FE,4s. Newtown.— JP. Is. St.; Peters. — JB, 4s. Sydney. — GG, 4s. Balmain.— -SCO, Is ; »uxt, ltfl Leichhardt. — JH, 3s. H Newcastle— W.W., is 6d.
West Wallsend. [Newspaper Article] — People — 11 January 1902
West Wallsend. I Jaa. 0. Moroney will visit tba centre on Saturday evening nex^ and hold a meeting nnder the at» pices of the WeBt WallsendBranoL Subject, ' Trades Unionism and Socialism.' All readers of Th Pkoplr should be present, and bring their unconverted fellow coal-slavei On Sunday an effort will be madil to have a meeting with the unat-l taohed Socialists in Newcastle, fori the purpose of re-organising il branch of the League. I
Kev Note. [Newspaper Article] — People — 11 January 1902
Key Note. Be something in this living age And prove yonr right to be A light upon some darkened page, A pilot on some bea. .Find 'out the place where yon may stand, Beneath some burden low ; Take up the task with willing hand — Be something, somewhere, now. Be something in this throbbing day Of busy hands and feet, A spring beside some dusty way, A shadow from the heat Be found upon the workman's roll ; Go now, go reap, or plough ; Bend to some task with heart and soul, Be something, somewhere, now I THE PEOPLE The World for the World's Workers
MARX HALL. [Newspaper Article] — People — 11 January 1902
MARX BALL. , UBnal monthly concert r wMnhated on Sunday night last. . Notwithstanding the wet weather, ✓'?'the seating accommodation was '' taxed to its limit.' The programme was a good one, and well appre ciated by those present. Messrs. Barlow, Hunter, Batho, Mrs. Drake, Mrs. Nelson and MiBs Katie Orlovich contributed songs. Mr. . . Taylor rendered a couple of violin solos for which he was heartily , encored. Little MisB Hoff recited I - 41 The Newsboy 'in a most credit able manner, and for which she was heartily applauded. Mr, M. ' Nelson also contributed a recitation : entitled ' The Waiter.' Mr. ? 8. 0. Clark had charge of the lecturette and in his opening re ' : , :marka referred to the hypocrisy that was so apparent at this time of : the year ; the empty lip-phrasing ^t; Bo' lavishly indnlged in. There oould be no happiness in the lives '? ? of the great working-class while the sword of dread and fear hung over their heads ; the uncertainty ' of employment gave rise to the fe...
TAILORESSES' UNION A GREAT PUBLIC MEETING. CONDEMN LABOR COUNCIL TACTICS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 11 January 1902
TfllLORBSSBS' PRION i A GREAT PUBLIC MEETING. CONDEMN - LABOR COUNCIL TACTICS. Thb body of the Protestant Hall was packed on Monday night last, with an audience that had come from all points of the compass to hear the statement of the Tailoresses' Union concerning the manner in which the Executive of the Sydney Labor Council com promised the canse of the TailoresseB on Btrike against Anthony tlordern and irons, ana eventually enabled that firm to maintain freedom of contract. The chair was occupied by Mr. F. H. Drake, who explained the object of the meeting, and referred to the attitude assumed by the press in opposition to the tailoresses. Mrs Geddes was the first speaker. Before speaking to the resolution she read a tetter from a waman in Sydney, whioh re ferred in strong language to the aotions of both Hordern 's, firm and tbe exeoutive of the Labor Council. Mr. Geddes then moved : That this meeting of the citizens of Sydney condemns the action of the executive of the Sydney Labo...
LOOKING FORWARD. [Newspaper Article] — People — 11 January 1902
LOOKING FORWARD. Boldly predicting Freedom's sway, Th e Future's page 1 scan with glee. — Beeanobr. No party in Australia can face the future with such confidence as the party of Socialism, for to us the Future belongs. No other party has, during the past 12 months, made such advances as we haue made ; no other party has spread its principles to the ex tent that we have done ; and no other party has inspired the same amount of confidence. That this is so is duo to the fact that we are a fighting party — a party that does not engage in poli tical or industrial warfare for tbe purpose of securing positions of ease and remunerative jobs for indi viduals. but a nart.v with a hioli ideal which is never lost sight of by its membership. . * ? ? As we have fongbt in the past, so we shall fight in the future, fortified and strengthened by the experience gained with each succeeding ad vance. And if our . enemies-^th^ o^lfenst+olass and tBeir^fifiUifnl' ? henchmen, the Fakir element in both po...
The Dignity of Labor ! [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
The Dignity of Labor ! An accident of a very serious nature occurred on Tnesday at Hetton Colliery. A miner, Thomas Buchanan, aged 65, was injured to such an extent that it ia almost impossible for him to recover. Buchanan was working with a mate in a bord in which a fall of coal took place He was almost buried under the mass of material which came away, while his mate also received some injuries, but was able to walk home. Buchanan was attended at the colliery by Dr. Dnn'op, and then removed to the Newcastle Hospital, where it was round Inat he was suffering from a fractured skull and nose, and other severe injuries. What a great country it is that compel s its men of 65 to slave in themines.
The Nineteenth Century Bequests. [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
The Nineteenth Century Bequests. The nineteenth century received from its predecessors the horse. We bequeath the bicycle, the locomotive and the automobile. Wo received the gooseqnill, we bequeath the fountain pen and type writer. We received the scythe, we be queath the mowing machine. We received the sickle, we be queath the harvester. We received the hand printing press, we bequeath the Hoe cylinder press. We received the painter's brush, we bequeath lithography, the came ra, and color photography. We received the hand-loom, we bequeath the cotton and woollen faotory. We received gun-powder, we be qneath nitro- glycerine. We received twenty-three chemi oal elements, we bequeath eighty. We received tho tallow-dip, we uequtKMii iiud uru iiyni. ? . We receivod the galvanic battery, we bequeath the dynamo. We received the flint-lock, we bequeath tee automatic maxim. We received the sailing ship, we bequeath the steamship. We received the beacon signal fire, we bequeath the telephone...
Ready for an Upheaval. [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
Ready for an Upheaval. Should the workers of the world make up their mind to throw off the inoubus of those drones called 'kings' and ' emperors,' those per sons have taken precautions to avoid pauperdom or the horrible ne cessity of having to ' work ' for a livine, as the following clipping fivwin an AmamnftTi aTA^flnfrp aVlrrara * &» WUA ~T ~ ? 1 ?- ? 1 W^W..t-.UC^ W UUV If 0 . A hundred odd years ago our gieat and good friend King George levied a war against this country that he might subdue the colonists and levy upon them a tax for his own benefit and that of his court. He was unsuccessful, as history tells us. But the gentleman and bis successors were not content, and so they set about to accomplish by another process what they had failed to accomplish by force. They col lected much revenue from their al ready conquered subjects — many of whom had made much money hy ' trading ' with the colonists — and with this fund the kings of England invested in American enterprise...
The Socialist Press Assistance Fund. [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
The Socialist Press As* slstance Pond. . ? * J.M.D., 2s ; H.K 2s 6d ; W.W. P., Is; R.K.. 2s; R.D., Is; H.O., Is ; S.O.O., 1b 6d ; Mrs. S.C C, 61 ; H.K., 2s; W.B., 2s; J S., Is; J. O.M.ls; F.H.D., Is; Mrs. P.H. D., Is; T.M.. Is; W.A.S., 18 ; H M., 8d ; G.K , 6d ; R H , Is ; G A. K.. 2s. ?
"The People." [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
'The People.' Ai* subscriptions to The People are payable in advance. A blue mark through this paragraph denotes that your subscription has almost expired, and, if not; renewed within three weeks from first marking, the paper will be discontinued. Subscribers wishing to have the paper continued will please note this rule. Subacrin tions should be forwarded to the Managing-Editor, ' The People,' 16 George-street West, Sydney. Subs. Received. Pyrmont: R.K, In ; P.L., 2s ? J.V., 6d ; C.P., Is ; P.S., 6d ; W. H.F.. Is ; — M.oD., Is. Balmain: G.M., 6d ; H.M.P., Is; T.M , Is; SW, Is; S.B.,1r; E.B. 2s; A.G.M, Is; E.H.. 6d ; W.Y., la; M.H., 2s; — McT., Is; J.S., Is; F.W.R., is; W.P, la; R.S., Is; R.R.. Is; HD,6d. Islington: J.B.P., 2s. St. Peters : W H., Is; H,R., Is ; GE., 6d; W.J., 6d; W.J., Is; J K., Is ; T.H., Is, Ultimo: J.D., Is. Leiohhardt : H.B., 4s.
BOUND WITH CHAINS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
SOUND WITH CHAINS. w ? Caritle was right. The class to be trembled at is the stupid section of the working class that will not see. 'Tis (hat section that Labor has now to thank for the galling chains (in the form of theArbitration Act) toac Dina its industrial body. And Labor, now that the chains have been rivettod, is just beginning to awaken to the truth of the situation. The So cialists' -protests against the first principle embodied in the measure — that of legal recognition of the capitalists' right to their Social Stealings - were disregarded by the great bulk of the Trades Unionists and scouted by the leaders of Fakirdom, who were also prepared to — and did — accept without ques tion the Constitution of the Court, which provided for two capitalist and one Labor representatives. Ac cording to them no judge of the Supreme Court conld ever be biased. The Bill became law solely because Mr. Wise used the bogey of So cialism to scare the Landlords in the £ ossu Chamber ; he assure...
SOCIALISTS RESIGN FROM SYDNEY LABOR COUNCIL. REFUSE TO SIT WITH SMOODGERS FOR THE CAPITALIST BOSSES. [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
SOCIALISTS RESIGN 1 PROM SYDNEY LABOR COUNCIL. REFUSE TO SIT WITH SMOODGERS FOR THE CAPITALIST BOSSES. Ami the Tailoresaes had re signed from the Council, Mr. J. 0. | Moroney arose and formally an- i nonnoed his resignation. Be also had to obtain permission to speak. In. justice to himself and the Union ne represented, ne saia, a statement was necessary from him as to why he resigned from the ' Council. Kver since he could be a unionist he had been connected with the Conncils at the Trade Ball, and had loyally supported trades unionism on every occasion. He had been accused of being an emissary of the Socialist movement on that Council, and it had been said that he had acted in that capacity there. Now, that was not true, as all Socialists were not at all enthusiastic about his connection with the Council. It was said he had had more resolutions carried there than any other delegate. If that was so, they invariably arose ont of the business, and they were carried because delegates b...
Tailoresses' Union. [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
Tailoresses' Union. ? m - ? On Tuesday evening last, the above nnion held a mass meeting at Marx Hall, &t whinh reports were submitted concerning reductions in log prices. It was unanimously re solved to insist on log prices being upheld, and that members should refuse to accept reductions. Depu tations to several employers were arranged. On Tuesday mprning, Mesdames Eenna, Upton, and Robinson and the president of the Union waited on Messrs. A. H. Wright and Co., and placed the union's deoision be fore the principles, The reply given by the firm was most unsatisfactory, and during the half-hour allowed for luno'i Mr. Holland addressed the girls out side the faotory, and advised them to refuse to- accept les* than log prices. Every girl was prepared to cea-e work if necessary. On Wednesdaj morning the girls were locked out at this fac tory, and one woman was told not to come there again for work as she was suspected of having made complaints concerning the attempted reduction...
How the B.L.P. Lies. [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
How the B.L.P. Lies. Thi following (from Barrier 'Truth')iBa fair sample of the meanness of the B.L.P., and its un scrupulous press : Sydney tailoresees are now trying to disintegrate the Labor Council, nuiwu 19 as aw»m-u aa lu la liUgtaWM. Ul. Tfce tailoressea were badly advised in the recent difficulty by Holland and others. The Council saw things in their real light and gave tdvice, which though it was not palatable, was cer tainiy wiser and more practicable. It was entirely owing to the action of timately settled on terms which were fairly satisfactory. The Socialist Laague, too, is anxious to oust the Executive of the Council. This is merely an array of some Socialist* (not of Socialism, by any means) against common sense. The Holland clique Beam to be indiscreet, tactless, rash, and irreconcilable. Sydney tailoresses have never en deavored to disintegrate the Labor Conncil. ?» The bad advice tendered to the tailoresses was to the effect that they should not c mcede freedom of ...
Organising Committee. [Newspaper Article] — People — 18 January 1902
Organising Committee. ? Every member of the League is entitled to sit on the Organising (Jorps. Members are requested to note that ' the Organising Corps meetings are a fortnightly fixture. The next meeting takes place on Monday next, Jan. 20, when all who possibly can sbonld attend and as sist in the work necessary to be done. ' t . . .