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The Labour Conference. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
The Labour Conference. The Political Labor League Confer ence resumed its sittings on Wednesday at the Trades Hall, Sydney, Mr. Frank Bryant piesiding. ^bout aoo delegates «cic pit'btllJt. - ? . I The annual balance-sheet and audi tor's report were adopted. INDUSTRIAL T.lilftTST.ATTriv ' Consideration was given, to the report of the committee on industrial legislation, The following clauses were adopted : — .1. .The general, reduction of the hoiirs of labor to 44 per week or; account of the increased productivity of labor. I j a. ? 1 ue aooiition of all oven ;me fori those who have worked eight hours, with ; | exemptions where necessary, and' that ! any necessary overtime be paid for ;,[ j uuuujc laica* , 2' J'hat. six hours be the recognised day for all underground workers, 3. A minimum living wage in all oc-l cupations, sufficient to reasonably pro- 1 Vide for the continppnripc nf „ j I.- ^ . o — — » v v. uivui5L*U life. _ A minimum -wage for adult labor shall be not less than 8s ...
Steamer's Strange Experience. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
Steamer's Strange Experience. The steamer Uganda, which arrived at Fremantle on Sunday from Calcutta, en route to Sydney, had % strange ex perience on the voyage. When steam- 1 ing aiong the coast Hue, off the North West CaDe. clouds nf Inmcto „„ countered. In their flight these insects resembled a violently agitated cloud, and the wake of the steamer was strewn m.c-Kiy wit 11 myriads that had fallen. I he steamer ploughed her way through inem, and a large number of the locusts fostdftn to the deck. -.
GENERAL CABLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
1 ' GENERAL- CABLES. ? Several severe shoclts of earthquake Occurred yesterday at Messina, Sicily. The late Assistant Commissioner of Metropolitan Polico and Head of the Criminal Investigation Department, Sir Robert Anderson, condemns the Gov ernment for its apathy towards anar chists. . ? . Last evening's wool sales .were post poned .owing to fog. The . failure of 'tlie olive cropy in ?exauce has been the means of causing olives and olive oil to rise 40 per cent, in price.. ? - . '1 -».- j Reports received in Paris state that the Emperor Menelik of Abyssinia is 1 seriously ill, and it is feared that his I death might cailse serious frmihlp. Lffieria lias apologised to Germany for the Woermann liner incident and ^as Promised to punish the offenders. mo Madrid announcement that King Eflward and Queen Alexandra would Jisit Spain is officially contradicted in London. Great surprise is expressed at the , of t!le Bishop of Bath and Wells o merely disrating and not unfrock »g Smytth-pfggi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
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Canada and Germany. RESULT OF A TARIFF WAR. London, January 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
Canada and Germany. . RESULT OF A TARIFF WAR. , London, January 28. Senator Cartwright, speaking in the House at Ottawa, Canada, staled .that tliero 'had been pour pari ers witlr Ger man officials regarding the surtax upon German goods. Canada'te legislation iad,not been directed against Germany Bad it was open to Germany to obtain more favorable tariff relations with Canada by placing Canada in the same position witli regard to -the Ger-i man tariff as she was in prior to the Introduction of British preferencO | by Canada. This had. caused Germany to shake the mailed fist and to put( Canada iu an unfavorable position. to send goods tc Germany. Canada's surtax bad fol lowed, and as Germany.- had been sell ing sevenfold in Canada compared ( with Canada's sales in Germany, -the latter Ms now beginning to squirm.
CABLE NEWS. English Labor Conference. HOW TO DEAL WITH POVERTY. London, January 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
IMenews: English Labor Conference, ^ B0W TO DEAL WITH POVERTY.'' London. January 28. At the Conference .of Women's Labor jcagues at Portsmouth yesterday, j fonu! speakers advocated the making envision fdr a miotlwn for four) jnonths before childbirth and for a ,car afterwards. Others advocated the total prohibition of married women ,Vorki»g for a living.. - . I At the General Labour Conference, j[r, Phillip Snowden, M.P., /demanded I timt tne cost ui '»'»b «'?' fu'-»v chould be dlKirged to ; imearned in comt'S . jlr. Ramsay Macdonald, M.P., pro . „ ..nenlnf inn whipT, Ttrtia o-nrriorl I opposing the increase of taxation af fwtinK the masses, and urging a super-] tax upon large ineomcs and special taxes on State conferred monopolies, increases in estate legacy duties, arid a, substantial beginning -with the taxation of laud values., : ? 1 . .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
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AUSTRALIA'S GREATNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
AUSTRALIA'S GREATNESS. ?Cldo011.' resPonding for the Caled0n;aD Society at a dinner in con nection with the A.N. A., Queensland, | to fn rnT a 800d rhing' for Australians to form a society for fostering the na | i.v.1-1 sentiment, ;i and added that if jjoung Australians were not very modest it was because they .were Britishers ,tohfweneflSS War a g°od thing, aDd robably Australians would need all their assertivenessby-and-bye. Without, £ yT.rVer' assertiveness was use less. The reason Austral;, 1,' 7 . [strong national sentiment was because she had not suffered. Tn hie ? Wrthtime had not yet come' J™ '''l' »»»« for many hr™' h°A 1?t -,she w°u'd not pass through America's experience. A time was coming when they would have to sacrifice themselves in order to maint-iin their nationhood. That would be t ' beg.DD.ng of Australia's greatness.
The Harbour Disaster. CAPTAIN HANSEN SUSPENDED. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
The Harbour Disaster. - CAPTAIN HANSEN SUSPENDED* I Sydney, Thursday, j At- the Marine Court inquiry into thej conduct of Captain Hansen, of the Duns-' more, which ran down the naval long boat, causing the deaths of 15 men, was concluded to-day. The Court found, that Hansen had failed to keep a proper look out, and suspended his certificate for 12 months. ? Lady Dudley 1 has presented colours for the cadet battalion : in cach ' State which Ishows (the greatest effiteiency. Reglations issued make drill, discip line, field exercises, general turnout, and musketry subjects governing the award of colours. The .Minister ot Defence is considering the question of altering the regulations respecting granta to rifle clubs. ,
Heroes Honored. London, January 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 29 January 1909
. Heroes Honored, ? London. Tnnnnru. . , On landing at New York, Captain ;Seaiby, of. the ill-fated- Republic, and John Burns, the maiconi operator on board the same vessel, were carried shoulder high along the pier, while' women, mobbed them and smothered them with kisses.