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"THE WORKER'S" LATEST CRITIC [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 28 September 1910
'THE WORKER'S' LATEST CRITIC Some few weeks ago news reached us that a letter, making serious charges against The Worker management, had been received at some of the sheds. In response to a request made through The Worker we have now re ceived copies of this extraordinary docu ment. We were at first inclined to the belief that the letters were being circu lated as part of an attack upon the Labor Daily proposal, and that some clever schemer was behind them. But an ex amination of the handwriting has dis pelled that theory. We know the man. They are all the work of a poor crank at Forbes, who has forged various names, but whose own name is not attached to any of the copies that have reached us. The 'charges' are of the most i-idiculous character. for instance, the Managing Editor's salary is arrived at by adding to gether the total amounts appearing in the balance sheets for salaries to 'the whole clerical, editorial, and managerial staff! Among other absurd allegations is one that t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 28 September 1910
COUNTRY DiREGTORY. A' W.U. AGENTS and ORGANIZERS can ; Oi'irn niorifey 'by : eanvass'iiif? ' for advertise- , 1'hfnts for - this column- , For ?- particulars, wrilo WORKER MANAGER. 129 BATIJURST STREET. SYDNEY. new S0UTH Wales. ADAMINABY. ? . ' . . . '^U'STR ALTAN ~ HOTEL. Best Accom. ?A Only Union Tlouse in Town. George West. ALBURY. ' ' -sTj5EY:iT~ SALUTATION hotel J\. Visitors .will find Every Comfort. _ /^Ll'ir ? IfOTKL. DANIEL CARlODY, VV__ Prop rio.tor. Bes t Accoinmodatio n . J' E.'PETiCY. Men's- Mercer, ?Oiotl-ier- Hatter, . _Tn iloring on Premises. ? Fit 'Guaranteed. S~' TON irs'CdUiriM:-iO'USf) HOTEL. ICiewa Sl. AVorkers' House. Unionists welcome. T'~' Jl I ONSTON, Federal Hotel. Best Ac'coni. . Members & '/ravelling Public. Free Stblg. . nn i.|(.)S. ' 1 1 V AN. MAIi K 10T '1 lOTEL.^Al bury. JL Best Wines. Spirits, and Ales. ARIAH PARK. OTEWART & HUTI1WAITE for Drapery. O Boois, Groceries, ana Ironmongery. ARMIDALE. ' A .FACT WORTH KNOWING.' RAMSAY'S ROYAL ...
SHEARING IN NEW ZEALAND. THE ARBITRATION COURT DELIVERS AN AWARD. BUT SHEARERS SOLID FOR £1 PER 100. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 28 September 1910
SHEARING IN NEW ZEALAND^ THE ARBITRATION COURT DELIVERS AM AWARD. r BUT SHEARERS SOLID FOR £1 PER 100. The Ncav Zealand 'Shearers and Wool ehed Employees' Unioft lias already de livered its policy, agreed to and supported - by the whole of its. membership through out the .Dominion, on the .question of the shearing -rate; that policy is .that' nb; rate is a fair rate unless its minimum is 20s. per 100. When that policy was .announced in May last, after the conference of the (Shearers, and Woolshed , Employees' Fede ration, a conference was. sought with the paBtoralists,., so . that -an agreement could foe arrived at and submitted as an Arbitra tion Award for the whole Dominion. The jjastoralists, jealous of the workers' grow-: ing power, ignored the request for a con * ference, and subsequently filed claims in the Arbitration Courts at Christchurch and Wellington, which represented a re duction on the current shearing rate, .which was 2'0s. per -100 at Wellington and 18s. per 100 -in...
THE HONEYMOON ROSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
THE HONEYMOON ROSE. To pluck the wild rose In the morning dew, ' And dream of another Rose to wear it soon ... \ . . . .. Oh! will she never, come?— the 'morn's half through, And dews don't keep until the after noon! Sweetheart, do you wisli that roses only grew . , In secret places in the dusks of June? Ah! here's my dew- wet Rose, Since here are you, Rose of my Honeymoon! , — William Sharp: 'Songs and Poems Old and New,' a selection from the verse written under Sharp's own , name, instead of that of Fiona Macleod. London , 1909. ?« j
IN REPLY. Books. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
.. IN REPLY. ' 'Books. . . . ; - E.M.W—1. Henry Law.son's, ' Rising of the Cpurt ' arid Mrs/ Gilmore's ,',' Mar ri'd' liave been sent. 2. So' far no .book has. been published ? for _R. J. Cassidy (' Gilroonej' ') or for Grant 1-Iervey. - 3. Edward Sorenson is the author of ' Quin tan's ? Rouseabout,' a ; book - of : short ! stories, 3s.* lid^ posted. E. ' S. Emerson's books are ' A Shanty -Entertainment V | (Is., - 3d. posted) arid ' Santa Gla\is and a Sun-Dial' -(a. Christmas fantasy for children, or 'for older persons . who like reading such books as Anderseii's fairy tales; well illustrated by Percy ? Lindsay; 2s. lid. posted). -*.-?? Books have also been sent to E.L., Tumut; ;YiG.Y;)' Cbolamon; A.G., Scone; E-McC.,.'Ti}ig.ha,; . . E. A.H., G'uyra ; : ' J.McV., . South Cessnbek; R.R., ..Inverell; ,..arid, P.H.E., ... Upper .Manilla. .. ,? ' Not content with *???,. being a , great actress, Mme. Sarah Bernhardt , has now become a great grandmother.'— London 'Punch.' ' , -,.
A VALUED ARRIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
A VALUED ARRIVAL. [From. 'We of the Never-Neyer,'.a plea sant record of station life in the Northern Territbry; by Mrs. Aeneas. Gunn.- London 1908.- ' Mrs. Gunn wrote . of happy Northern aborigines ; in an earlier book, 'The Little Black Princess.'] * \ Dan went into the homestead for stores, and set the ball rolling by returning at sundown' in triumph .with a great find: a lady -traveller, the. wife , of one of ' the Inland. Telegraph masters. - Her husband and little; sori ? were with her, but- — well, they were only men. It .was five months since I had seen a white woman, and all I saw at the time was a . woman riding towards ' our camp. I wonder what she saw as I came to ' meet her through the leafy bough gundies. It was nearly two /years since she had seen a woman. lit was a merry cariip that. night— merry and beautiful and picturesque.' The night . was very cold and brilliantly starry, as nights usually are in the Never-Never dur i irig the dry; the camp-fires were all around ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
J. X. WALIER, 23 STURT ©X., EALLARAT, Pi&nos (Best Makers). F (European Made) CASH OR TERMS. FEDERAL MEDICAL INSTITUTE. g All Diseases Treated. Arlvice and Medicine 5/-. Fee by letter, including g medicine for one week. 10/-. If your case is not suitable for treatment Dy » correspondence your lee will be returned. g Or. MALONEY, Stsrg@os^, MEDICAL DIRECTOR. ? l-lOURS: 10 to 12. g The Worker Building, Russell Street (op posite King's Theatre) , Melbourne. ? a th¥cwtral hotel, 139 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE. JAMES FLYNN Having entirely remodelled the Old EAST MELBOURNE HOTEL, the Proprietor decided also to CHANGE THE NAME to one moiv appropriate. ^ Visitors and Old Friends Will find the same cordial welcome at the CENTRAL as v,*as lormer'y accorded them at the East Melbourne. ? __________ ~L0CALver8U8 FOREIGTFOR AUSTRALIANS. Ds.au Fri.low Austjulunb,— HaTe juu smoked Australian Tobaneo? If not, you should do io hvodcs. Remember that it is by other Australians supporting you, Uia...
LOCK-OUT OF SYDNEY SLAUGHTERMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
LOCK-OUT OF SYDNEY SLAUGHTERMEN. The N.S.W. Labor Council has circti larised all affiliated Unions asking financial assistance for the slaughtermen who are practicaly locked-out by tlie Glebe Island carcase butch/ers. The Council adds that its Executive, having: made careful investigation, is satisfied that the men are fully justified in refus ing to engage on piecework a.t Glebe Is- i land, and could not, on account of the antiquated arrangement of that abat toirs,- enter into such agreement without losing at least 20 per cent, of the wages heretofore received. T. A.- Field, of the Carcase Butchers' Association, . contests the latter assertion, saying that he can prove 'by undeniable faxts and figures' that piecework would not involve a loss of 20 per cent, to the men. It is a pity, if T. A. Field is so sure, that he did not publish his facts and figures, and not leave the public to accept his mere say-so that they can be produced. One thing is clear, else why any desire for change...
ELECTORS OF THE LACHLAN UP IN ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
ELECTORS OF THE LACHLAN UP IN ARMS. Another scurry trick of the Immaculate AVade has been played, palpably with a purpose. Wade was never known to politically move without an ulterior motive primarily conceived to crush de mocracy, that hideous nightmare of every Tory. This time it was performed in the 'Laehlan electorate. Our information comes from Condobolin, and is from a re liable man of long standing in that com munity. It is to the effect that the j trusted returning-officer for the Laclilan electorate, Mr. Tasker, who has honorably performed his duties for the past eighteen j years without a bleinish, and in whom tlie electors of all shaxles of opinion could at all times place their most complete con fidence, lias suddenly been relieved of his office. It is suggested locally that Mr. Tasker was suspected of sympathy with the cause of democracy. That would, of course, be an unpardonable crime with, the leg-iron administration. But the outrage is further accentuated by tlie ann...
COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
COOKERY. Vegetarian' recipes from Sidney Part rige:— ; Brawn. — Boil one cup German lentils until soft (about one hour), stir in half cup of dry sago, then leave over slow fire for 10 minutes; stir in % lb. fresh better, l' two teaspoonfuls of spic.e, pepper and salt to taste. Turn into a buttered mould, and f bake in slow oven about one hour. Turn out of mould when cold. Easy Brawn. — Boil one cup Egyptian lentils about quarter hour, letting water simmer away; add pepper and salt to taste; add one teaspoonful of butter, herbs if desired, thicken with cornflour mixed 'V with cold - water. Let cook for two ' ; minutes longer, then turn into mould to cool. ' \ # # # , , ' 'i Cream Puffs. — Take half a pint of water, ' four eggs, 6oz. flour and 4oz. butter. Put butter -and water on to boil. As it boilfi t stir in the flour. See that there are no lumps, and stir as it cooks till the mix ture leaves the side of the saucepan. Now put it into a bowl, and when it is cooled somewhat beat in ...
THE FIGHT IN N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
[?] ^jow's the chance^ for deputations, h'ade will promise anything. -'ttU # # # tv m Hughes, Australian -Attorney - General, predicts a certain win for La bor- # . #. v. # .. r D Meagher has been confined to his room for some time, but is now recov ered- * #? # - .v- - = 4' An exchange hastens to announce that : (.j wju give you ' the keys of Heaven 'ms not composed by Wade. - - .. . # # * » Tyranny is always -weakness, said James Russell Lowell. This explains, the debility of the Wade Government. i # # # - Vote on October l'x, even if you have 'to lose a day's pay. By putting Labor ii you will be repaid a hundred-fold. : * * * j The weakness of the Wade Govern i ment's defence is shown by the hysteric efforts of the morning dailies to justify it. # * ' ' * 'The Wade Ministry is the most inept, most cowardly, and most persecuting that has ever held the reins of office in New South Wales.'— B. R. Wise. # # * . 'The history of the Wade- Govern ment,' (says the Adelaide. 'Herald') 'ha...
HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
HOUSEHOLD. If you have, good linen (table or bed) - take good care of it. Table cloths and napkins are specially liable to cut where they are folded, where the cloth hangs over the table edge, and 'at edges. Much of this wear may be obviated by the simple expedient of folding 'in four' one time and ' in three ' next time, repeating this chanee both sidewavs and endwavs. To move the line of pressure wear When you find places growing thin, cut an inch or two off a side and end and re hem. This makes a change of places, also of folds, and is as good for table napkins as for table cloths. Pillow slips should be opened at the end and refelled folded the opposite way. It -will give a seam in the middle of one side. But by this time the seam should be . soft enough not to matter.
SPEECH BY MR. W. A. HOLMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
SPEECH BY MR. W. A. HOLMAN, Mr. W. A. Holman, M.L.A',, spoke at Cootamundi'a on the 20th inst. to an open air meeting fx'om the balcony of the Star Hotel. There was a very enthusi astic gathex'ing to hear him. The; Mayor, Mr. F. Pinkstone, acted as chaii'man. Mr. Holman, on rising, was'.vgreeted with applause. He' referred to news that had been received of his opponent, .Colonel Ryrie, and he now felt sorry he had re ferred harshly, to him -at his (Mr. Hoi- -?- man's) fest meeting.. He answ;ered the diabolical -attack .made- .,hby . th;e ^Premier, L- and he openly challenged Mr: ' Wade to pi'ove ;,;.any statemen/t such 'as he -had made agiirist him (Mr. Holman). He charged , Mr. Wade with having debauched the public mind, and Mi-. Wade had not answered .a single charge made by him. He claimed that he had said, nothing against Mr. 'Wade' that he could not prove. (Applause.) Referring to the good that the Federal -Parliament had; done in bringing forward the graduated -land tax, » Mr....
FOR THE BAIRNS. THE NINEPENNY FIDIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
FOR THE BAIRNS. THE N1NEPENNY FIDIL. My father and mother were Irish, And I am Irish too; I bought a wee fidil for ninepence^ And that was Irish, too; I'm -up in . the morning early, To meet the break of day, . And to the lintwhite's piping The many's the tune I play! One pleasant eve in June time I met a lochrie man, His face and hands were weazen, His height was not a span. He boor'd me for my fidil — ' You know,' says he ' like you, My father and mother were Irish, And I am Irish, too!' ' He took my wee red fidil, ? And such a tune lie turned The Glaise in it whispered, ' The Lionan in it m'urned, Says he, ' My lad, you're lucky; I wisht I was like you; You're lucky in your birth-star, And in your fidil, too!' * He gave me back my fidil, My fidil stick also, And, stepping like a May-boy, He jumped the Lear-gaidh-lCno'^a I never saw him after, Nor met his gentle kind; But whiles I think I hear him A- wheezing in the wind! — From ' The Irish Fairy Books.' # # # Our competition is a...
WADE'S "LOGIC." [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
WADE'S 'LOGIC.' At Dubbo, Mr. Wade deprecatefl the apathy of Liberal ladies. They did not attend his meetings, and he attributed ? their disinclination to. take any interest' in politics to their 'disgust at' the tactics.?oi the Opposition. Wade, is a bit mixed, bul what he seems to mean xs this: v .r - Oh, ' Granny,' I'm in dire distress,^ There's awful trouble brewing; The ladies' vote, I now. confess, ~ Will be my job's undoing. . ' * ' For though I've' been the country round No ladies gave, me greeting: They're so disgusted, with McGowei That I can't raise a meeting!
BIOSCOPE PICTURES FOR CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
— — -♦ ? BIOSCOPE PICTURES FOR CHILDREN. j Following up what already has ap peared on the 'Women's Page' on this subject, it may be noted that the Italian Government has framed a bill intended to suppress the exhibition of pictures likely to. have a bad effect on youth; the Government being of opinion that .unde sirable pictures have an influence in the direction of crime. All pictures- are to be subject to authority, and those not be ing either of an educational character, natural scenery, cities, dealing with art subjects, agricultural and industrial pro cesses, and events of national life, are to pay a special tax. No chifdren under 13 years of age are to be allowed at picture entertainments unless with their parents, and they are' under no circumstances ever to be employed in theatres dealing with them. The pains and penalties to be at tached to breaches of the Act when it be comes law are reasonably severe. For a first offence a- fine of £12 and the de struction of all objectio...
AN ELECTION TRACI-COMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 29 September 1910
AN ELECTIGH TRACI-COMEDY. Mi's. Brune Smighth rose from a perusal of her morning paper to attend to the call of the fishmonger. The lady never trusted the purchasing of the family fish supply to the servants, and she was just as par ticular about the rest of the family physi cal pabulum. That she had thoroughly di gested her morning paper proved the good soul was not so particular about her men tal bill of fare. She had swallowed and absorbed several columns of paragraphs and articles denouncing the Labor Caucus and lauding the Liberal ditto, only the papers did not call it a ditto. 1 But the particular thing that impressed Mrs. Brune Smighth was that she, as a Liberal woman, had to be up and doing. She commenced, after getting a supply of excellent fresh fish from the hawker, to deal out to him a supply of political 'stinking fish.' The fish man was busy, in a hurry, and abrupt. ' I always vote for the Labor man, mum!' Before Mrs. B, could ejaculate a sur prised 'Oh!' the fish man ...