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TEAMS AND PROCESSIONS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
TEAMS AND PROCESSIONS. To the Editor. Sir—By publishing this letter of pro test, you will be voicing the opinion, not of a few, but thousands, I was stand ing viewing the procession at the inter section of King William street and Run die street yesterday (St. Patrick'^ Day), and was utterly disgusted to see the trains dashing through the ranks of the procession, to the danger of men, women, and children, more especially the latter. Why these trams could not have remain ed stationary for half an hour I fail to see. The procession only took half an hour to pass a given point, and the thou sands of citizens have a perfect right to have sucli a concession, and .not have their procession spoiled by trams run ning through their lines. I understand the Eight Hours' procession was spoiled the same way. and if such is the case I hope the Eight Hours' committee will enter their emphatic protest, and have the trams stopped during the procession. And I sincerely hope that if lam in this city ne...
POLITICAL PERSECUTION. DISHONORABLE TACTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
POLITICAL PERSECUTION. DISHONORABLE TACTICS. The unscrupulous employer—and, un fortunately, lie is to be frund in every State'—resorts to numerous devices, with tbe 'bject of preventing jiis employes from taking .in active part in matters' of personal of public interest, when not exacUy in his master's service. We have hear! of the employer -ho declined to allow his workmen to sm> "&lt;■ during the" world Jg hours, stating that Thile the men were working for him he was entitled to •'■every breath in their body," and there fore itere was none'"left > ith which to puff ne fumes of nicotine, foueh an em ploy -r may be regarded . contemptible, but the employer that is I-serving of the utmost condemnation is surely the man who, by various means, intimidates his workmen—especially at election times. Sometimes, too, when an employe, who wishes, outside of liis work ing hours, to take part in or to hold positions of a social 01 public char acter the objects of which are to ben...
FINANCIAL AGREEMENT. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
FINANCIAL AGKEEMEKT. To the Editor. Sir—I wrote a letter to the "Register" a few dayo ago on the financial agree ment. They did not publish it, but it made them bite back in a leader of the 16th iost. I would lite yon to put before your readers the point I gave them They stated that "the power that puts it into the Constitution, can take it out," but I say how? . A referendum must be granted by a constitutional majority of the Federal Parliament, and I pointed out that the Young Australia National Partj' presented a petition signed by no less than 53,000 doctors praying for a referendum on the question of onifica- j lion, but it was not even allowed to go be-'I fore . the House. What possible hope have the people of taking the financial agreement out of the Constitution if the Government of the day or houses should be hostile. If are had the initiative to gether with the referendum, it would be differeut, but as we have not I ask your readers to think twice and think long before the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
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OVERWORKED RAILWAY EMPLOYES. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
OVERWORKED RAILWAY EMPLOYES. To the Editor. Sir—In your issue of the ttth insfc, ' under the heading o£ "Eightpence half penny an hour," you make a very oppor- 4 tune comment on the low pay offered by - the Railways JJepartment to » night watchman. This is not, the only? posi- - tion In the railways at wliich a low wage is paid. Take, for instance, porterswork- , ing oin the Gladstone, v-iysial Brook, and rtiinesTxOwn stations. They have to woii 9j hours for' ?/, and the w«rk is most % continuous and responsible, because these • stations are not worked with interlocking , gear in an up-to-date fashion. Shunting, signalling in trains, office work, and heavy goods shed work is their lot. Then also about every second or third week they Tiave lo take their turn at night duty, sometimes for 10 or jJ£ hours all night, i On this shift there is "illy one porter to } look alter the whole station work, issue#j tickets, attend to the block bells, &lt;5o the j necessary shunting /which ...
RONALD-HARPER CONSPIRACY CASE. CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN HARPER AND HILL. MELBOURNE, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
RONALD-HARPER CONSPIRACY CASE. CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN HAKPEE AND HILL. MELBOim\TI. Mw/ih 17 In the Ronald-Harper conspiracy casei to-day a number of letters from Harper i to Hill were read, in which Harper repu-j diated Hill's statement that an under-! sianding existed between then). He refer-! red Hill to Davis and Campbell. Harpers report to Davis and Campbell re Hillj stat ed that Hill told him he could prove that Ronald told outrageous' stories and vised bad language. He also stated that he knew a man who had squared bogus > cheques issued by Ronald, and declared! that £onald owed him £105. j
MONOPLANING. FLIGHT AT BOLIVAR. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
IONOHANING. FLIGHT AT BOLIVAR. Mr. P. IT- Jones put his Bleriot mono plane "to a test at Bolivar early on Thurs day morning, and he claims to have! broken the Australian records for height' >T ^IgTi" and for period of keeping *'on tfie wing." With Mr. F. C. Custance jjjr. Tones drove to Bolivar at about 3 o^clortr, where the monoplane has been housed. Mr. Custance took biw seat in the boay of the machine about S o'clock, anu goX a good start. ATler the machine had Tisen capitally to a height of be-' tween 12 and 15 iL it flew three times around the paddock, a distance of about three utiles. The machine was in the air for about 5m. 25s., which constitutes a record Tor Australasia. It was also the first flight of a monoplane in the Com | monwealth. * Later a successful attempt , to establish a height record was made. With Mr. Custance as pilot the machine rose quickly to a height of about 50 ft., which is the record height attained by a mono plane in Australasia. The monoplane trav...
PUBLIC MONEY FOR PRIVATE POCKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
1 PUBLIC MONEY FOR PRIVATE POCKETS. Several of the Labor candidates in the State elections have drawn atten tion to the fact that when the Munici pal Tramways Bill was before the Legislative Council, that body struck out a provision that had been made by the Lower House for the Trust to supply from their power house to the corporations concerned electricity fori street lighting. It is interesting to know the amount subscribed by rate-j payers in the metropolitan area forj lighting' the streets of their towns, i Nearly all of it goes to two private companies, who pay dividends to many; The amount of lighting rates collect ed by each city or town is :—Ade laide, £5600; Unley, .£1261; Hindmarsh, .£743; Norwood and Kensington, .£648; Thebarton, £531; St. Peters, £-3531 total, £9136.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY. AN ENTHUSIASTIC DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Herald — 18 March 1910
ST. PATRICK'S DAI. AN ENTHUSIASTIC DEMON STRATION. The annual social of the United Irish League on Wednesday night only served as an introduction to the great St. Fat rick's Day demonstration, which was held yesterday. The general public, as j -well as the active sympathisers in the I celebration, took an active part in yester ! day's festival! On Thursday morning the more active participants in the day's (proceedings were busily engaged at an | ; early hour completing the arrangements for the procession and sports, and it, must have gladdened their hearts, as it did those of thousands of spectators, to see ! that a clear, bright sunrise forecasted a delightful day. This it proved to be in every respect. The early trains and trains to the city brought in crowds-of young and old to participate in the pro cession or act the part of sigatseiri. Shortly after 10 o'clock the crowc gathered in Victoria square and Wako field street, where the procession was, marshalled. At about 10.30 the ...