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THE "WORKER" CALENDAR. From August 28th to September 29th, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 October 1890

— irttarn^^ From August ^8tn to September 29th, 1890. ^August 28.— Brussels miners on strike demanded \ univtersal suffrage as well as settlement of _ ,- other claims before rfttnrning tn wnrk . ? September 1. — Cairns navvies' union decided to^ join the Federation. Mass meeting employers and 'free' la bpj^e|^ GenJt^niaJ/Hall, . Brisbane. : Monster labour demonstration m Sydney^ (10,000 in tlie streets. '? ? ----- Mass meeting of unionists in Melbourne; — SSjiWOiuresetrt ? — — : — ? — . ' ':. — tionabn stevedores voted money for Aus tralia. ' I . .'.'..'_ ''Engineers' Union, 'England, Fevied 5s. a member towards Australian strike. September 2.— Trades Congress opened at Liver pool; 4ti0 delegates present, representing 1,500,000 unionists. London meeting decided that all shipowners' unions should amalgamate, and agreed to in demnify Australian companies for all losses zr^JBaused4jy-the «trike— ^— -- ? — September 4. — English Seamen's tfnion cabled . '-£1000 to assist Australian unio...

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THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 October 1890

THE EDITORIAL MILL. Thk federation of etnjrioj^A^rjthc^uir^josa ot crushing the unionism of the wage-earners Is -a rather. instruetive spectacle j-thi*-is what_the_ . maritime strike has come to. As a trrtmte .probably to the swift movements of the present day the employers have thus early in the game shown us what they reallv -a#8-af-ter-«¥e« while they blame organised labour for making no secret of the industrial ? reforms' which all in Jdligwnt workers seek to bring about. The federated employers want to have the workers absolutely at their mercy ; they dbsirc to be in a position to pay their own price fqr\ labour and to j«ak-?. as they sweetly like the conditions of labouring; they object altogether to any form of unionism which possesses the pow,er of hindering their profit-mongering — in other words, to any L4ltpQnif-m wliich can put pressure upon them ft tin; wage-earners' interest ; and they object jnost ()f nil to the new -political ideas whieh'ttie I labour unions are adop...

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MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 October 1890

Brisbane District Council, A.L.F. -Mari- time Hall, Every Tuesday. Sec, Thos W. Craw ford, 4&T.A. Rooms ??-????'? ___- — Brisbane Women's Union. See, Miss May Jordan, Kent's Bh'Udings, Adelaide-street. aueonsiand Typographical Association. - Q.TiA. Room, fi^l~^m*l^nijBr^*teloWfistwiGl1 Brisbane. ; Board meeting, second Saturday in month. Sec, Albert Hincliclifte. Toowoomba Branch: I Sec, J. R. Nolau. Maryborough Branch: ^ Sec, Robt. Gmdner. Rockhampton Branch.- Sec, P. A. M'Lachlan. Charters powers Branch: iSec.jW. G. Bowden. Q*U,B.X*.P* Society,— Q.T.A. Rooms, Brisbane. Every Monday, . __ , General to^«rei^^0^oa.-=Brishanet M*»ji^ time Hall. Alternate Mondays; net, 13, 27. Act ing Gen. Sec, P. J. Bevan. Lutwyche Branch: Temperance IJnU, Branch Sec, Samuel Hurst. Trades Hall Board or Management.— Bris- bane. Q.T.A. Room. Alternate 'ihursdays; Bcpt. ? 4,1a __L'_ Painters1 Society,- Brisbatie. ^T^A,=Kbom:^AK ternate Tuesdays ; Oct. -14, 28. . -- Plumberts' and Oasatters' Socie...

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES' ANNOUNCEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

BOARD OF TRUSTEES' ANNOUNCEMENTS. On and after October 1 the Woekkb will be issued fortnightly at the following Subscription Rates. Co-operative 'Societies, Per Member per year 1/ Single SujBscKiBEiis, per copy .. ~. . . lcL^ Newsagents* Bates. __- — — Per Dozen (payments monthly) ? 9d._ tSt Members of the A.L.F. and of non-affiliated societies and others, can help the Labour movement %y urging their newsagents to sell the Wor&£& j

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Answers in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

Answers In Brief. G. K., Wintpn: — Gan-4iardly expect two columns for a mistaken criticism based upon a mi^n^TstandJbg^^f_tte_j2osition, in a paper which tries-to give 4Jheworker side tool You hadn't seen at the time of writing the employers' Will use later on. A Woake, Walloon:— In other words, you go with the winning side. However, as you inter, Jihe_ squeeze will soon do it just the same. AMBATjEtAtA, Charlevillei Members of unions ordering through ttieir; secretaries get Workers free* All others must pay in^advance'. Unionist, Brisbane :— Wp_uld_ like to - publish TepoTts of alFthe weddings of pretty girls to steady unionists, T*ut can't do one without all and can't bring out a ' society' paper in that sense of the word. J. F. Oummings, JVIoree ; Rev. J. Ci Hillier, Barcoo j'andotherjj — Unavoidably held oj^rj^^«H;nTOTiglTrpres sure_juf--6tri^Tnatter. IIopkin, bookseller, T5ockhampton : — Order received, but no stamps enclosed in letter. W. J3.j _Jifary_bprough j=In type, I5ut~ ...

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Notice to Members of the Q.L. Union. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

Notice to Members of the O.L. Union. All members sending in money iia noW **«? icoin please to register letters, 'it only^sts a trifle and it guai^ntees^aTe~deiwBryr^ T.^I^GttEaofi, --^-

Publication Title: Worker
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THE "WORKER" CALENDAR. From September 29th to October 14th, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

THE 'WOra'^ALBIDAB. ' From September 29ta to October 14th, 1890. Sep. 2i).— London carpenters resolved in favour of limiting week's wqrk-to 47 hours. Cairns railway strike ended, men getting increased pay. Employers refused to meet unions in un hampered conference. Sep. 30. ^-Staffordshire ironworkers resolved to 'help the Australian strikers. ? TortenlGajniners .struck fbjthigher pay. ? — Ocf.T-v— General [Executive A.L.F., iiivited al! Labour Councils to take part in an Australa ~^ian ^bouHF^eraiapifi^nte^ence. Chief Justice Higinbotham gave £50- to Melbourne Strike- Fund and' promised a weekly donation of £10. Oct. % — Melbourne lawyers condemned Chief Justice Higiubotham for espousing Uie labour ^ — «autse; ? J ^_ ? I~l — ? ^^ OCT^^=Ajna1g^matBdjs^^^SI^uined wxirk. ^OTF^^^NttW^jealand labour patty published political platform. , ' \ ' Intercolonial_Labour Defence Committee rejL .— fuseito-AlkiWjnliiesmJtoJisw --coal for the rail way^ ? ? ? . ' . . liae, A.S.U. agent at Hay, fine...

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LOOKING BACKWARD. 2000-1887. THE GREAT REORGANISATION NOVEL. SUMMARY PREVIOUS CHAPTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

LOOKING BACKWARD. 3000-1887. THE GREAT REORGANISATION NOVEL. ? BT_. _..'__ EDWARD BELLAMY, jAuthox of 'MObb Ludington's Sister,' 'Dr. Heidenhoff's Process, ' ' Alfantucket Idyl, ' &c. SUMMABSLQF^BIByiOUB CHAPTERS. ' A Boston college professor in thejrear 2000 seta out to write, lox^ejulormatiofiroi the enlightened people of that^ige, a novel comparing their perfect industrial organisation with the miserable struggle fcetweeir Labour and Cajntol goteg^ftn^he^yea* 1887 from which epoch he had, by extraordinary circumstances, survived. After a mesmeric sleep of 113 years, he wakes. Gradually it is proved to him that he is in the jaew -Boston and 'Tils new triendr explain the social coaditions-which-rule^fl thenew civilisation.

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CHAPTER XVII.—(Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

Chapteb XVII. —(Continued). . ? ' You speak of -raising the price of costly articles,' I said; 'Jgow can prices be regulated Tntc country where-tliere is no^taampetitioirbe^ tween buyers or sellers?' ? ° 'Just as they were with you,' replied Dr. Leete. 'You think that needs explaining,' he added, as I looked incredulous, 'but the expla nation need not be long ; the cost of the labour which produced it was recognised as the legiti mate basis of the price of an 'article in your ifa^, _- and so it is in ours. In your day it was the-driy ference in wages that made the ditterence in the' tsost of labour ; now it is the relative number of hours constituting a day's work in different trades, the maintenance t-fl the worker being equal in all cases. The cost ot a man's work in a trade so difficult that in order to attract voluh^ fawn t.hp- hours have toi-e fixed at four a day, is twice as great as that in a trade where the men work eight hours. The result ag^toL^he castof labour, you see, i...

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THE WORKER'S LEADER. November 18, 1890. THE POINT AT ISSUE. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

THE WORKER'S JJE ADER. November 18, 1890. THE POINT AT ISSUE. We want to clearly understand, all of us, the p6int-ia0«!-At_iggue_in_tho industrial struggle which convulses the~entire eastern arjcT ' southern seaboards of Australia, the whole coast of New Zealand, and the great coal-producing , centres of Newcastle, IUaWarra. and Lithgow. Everybody should understand tljat it is no' longer a question of the affiliation or nonaffilia — — turn at aMajinextffiutJi'H^wiidnj^Briatoo^ but a question of the very existence of those union principles upon which every union in the .- world-js_based and builds. In retaliation for the Jondaryah affair, wherein the maritime men successfully maintained for their bush brothers the right to organise and to have their organisa tion j*ecognised by the pastoralists, ^the shipping companies are endeavouring iKf^-shatter ' the very structure of the maritime unions. When we realise not only that behind the shipping : companies Btand the federated employerg ...

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EDITOR'S ANNOUNCEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

— BITOR'S AHNOUNCEMENT. — Faen4s-^»11 groatly oblige-by-s6nding to the Editor^ Wiibker Office, Raflf-stfeet, Brisbane, any crisp, briefs bright, or otherwise interesting:notes on Queens land or other Australian labour matters Contributors of these notes, or of yarns, paragraphs, poetry or other ''ffiatterpamst not -mind-jf-iiria neoessaiy Lo amend^ cbnflense or fejectTTihey may, rely on the best being done that can be. done.

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THE FIGHT FOR UNIONISM. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

^«J«UFflR4WWNJSIifi; Sijtce the last issue- of the Worker the^re ?have~ been no important -changes in tire ?jgsto^f^aflEaks^lThe^ ^gnope-iT -sonference — or — any conference at ~ all which/ does not commence on a basis which _no_union_could possifc^ag^.JOjrrthe_JQrmeiL_ surrender of theTignt to refuse to work with non-unionists or on non-union goods. b Confronted: with this determination the Inter-; colonialXatour Conference which has been sit ting at Sydney, adjourned on Friday, October lOta, after Preparing a report which appears in fall f-n another page of this isanfi. ? Thft Oonfftr ence-recoimTien^FunammoUsly the: continuation ^Hhe^iig^* ^or-^inioai^nT^^efated -action tm~ the part of all unions in volved and other matters. The Joint 0ommittee~8'ittihg in Brisbane, com posed of the, General Executive A. L.F., and delegates from the societies involved and from— the local district, has unanimously adopted the recommendations referring to the future conducts 'oftiie disputeTTih^we1...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

T«t^myBffleHt--F8RTIHeHTLy ! tijr'woiEir roRipHTLYiT Owing to repeated requests from various unions_fo_r the more frequent issue -of 4he^—^ W^EfiE^e General Executive^XL-Xj have made__^rc&ng^men4s^^r-^tg^^M^ nightly in the future— instead^rf-montlilv as heretofore. . ' ? _—- ? = ? ^^\^ ' The fortnightly issues will consist of eight ^^ pages, and the cost to the affiliated unions will be still Is. per_annum. - The general retail price .will be one penny and the assistance of-inembers is requested in order to push the WosKB^circu lation. , - — ^-^_ j^J^he General JExecu^ive, A.L.F., point out to the affiliated unions that by the co-operativ» ? method_trwenty-s|x numbers of a perfectly Inde pender.iT and^ union-sustained labour journal^s theirs for the exceedingly; ^ small gum of ^ Is. -per j-.nnum--aiid-'hx?pe'tliiat~this system will ultimately eventuate in the establishment of an indepen dent dally_ paper on similarly sound co-operative - lines which the Executive is confiden...

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FEDERATING AUSTRALASIAN LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

FEDERATING AUSTRALASIAN LABOUR. The following summons for an intercolonial conference to consider the federation of all Aus tralasian labour has been issued by the A.L.F.: — The existing Btni^l©_^betweenJLiabour jind Capitalism ^imst^ave^Sp^sed upoip©veryr unionist in Australasia the imperative necessity — for readjusting the relationship now existing be tween union and~union. It has been forced' upon us that while organised wage-earners them selves realise the unity of Labour and are pre pared, minion by union, to fender all possible as sistance,' either practically or financially, to any other union engaged in maintaining what is recognised a& the common Labour Cause? there is a laclrotTSlat comjplete system of organisation essential for the controlling of this later develop ment of the Labour movement. Our thoughts and habits and ? unity ''have outgrQwh our laws and our system of union governance. As a re # suit we are confronted with the fact that a single —Pinion or sec...

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INTERCOLONIAL LABOUR CONFERENCE. Report and Recommendations of the Delegates to Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

INTERCOLONIAL LABOUR CONFERENCE. Report and Recommendations of the Delegates to Sydney. TO UNIONISTS AND GENERAL PUBLIC : #.We have the honour to submit the following brief report ;— ? ?___ ___ ? This conf eTeraje^i^^elegai^s^rom^^com^ mittees having the management of the strike in each colony was convened by the Labour De fence Committee-of-Ncw South Walefrafrquickhr as possible after the Intercolonial Conference of ? Employers had met in Sydney, It was felt that ? in view of the disastrous effect produced upon ? the community by loner continuance of a strike, I it was the duty of both sides to endeavour to ar- I rive at an honourable and amicable settlement ? as early as possible. ' Delegates met in the' Pit). I testant Hall, Castlereagh-street, Sydney on 12th ? September. The first act of the Conference was ? to pass4he following resolutions : — . _-« 1. 'That this Conference request the Con- ? — foronoe of Employers, now sitting* to ~9 appoint six of their number to meet ? _ _ _...

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Womon's Protective and Provident Unions. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

Womon's Protective and Provident Unions. _ It is satisfactory to finc^ that in spite of dis he^rtening^ prognosticaiiionsT^^the Brisbane progress. The list of members on the roll is lengthening and with the increase of numbers ^low^-iiece^rily^jiorejvidelyi diffused, know ledge of its aims'andnobjecte^dmt^willtend^even 4uaMy-4H-4Jsarm^those-shafts-of-spitejind ill-will flimpri .at it, hv-imrrnw-mindfid nreiudica. ' The ignorance displayed % most Queensland women on the subject of unionism is amazing ; without taking the trouble to read,_study or impartially consider the ^ue^onTh^oplil^eifTiloTitliB^to condemn unionism and all connected with it. The very word ' union ' is hateful to them, for jfcheyillQgically imagine it to be synonymous with **«t.plrflBj*rn.narp.hy and general disorganisation of the domestic economy, But a strike is not the n,ecessary corollary to a union, it, is rather th© last resource when all other methods have ~taye^^to:Becure~for thtrwerkers^^^ay^Avage-. ior a...

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THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

— -ffltrBWWft-Wr— Chief Justice Higginbotham, of Victoria, Chief Justice Darley, of New South Wales,^Shiet Jus tice Lilley, of Queensland ; Premier^Deakin^ xrf _ A^ctoriaj^^nner^adEes-of^few -South AVales, _ Pmnier^riffith, of Queensland ; all these assert themselves as regarding an open conference as 'fair' andret the capitalistic press tries toper* suade the. public that jth_e_shipowners-are moffen^ sive martyrs and that Capitalism is onlyprotect ing itself from an unwarrantable assault. — It__is__strange ? that, ^sueh — lirepresentative^ - laliirens^'nshouTRri^^^ which Labour is now fighting is ' fair' and that jomeof them should be outspoken in expressing^ an adverse opinion upon the course pursued hy the capitalists. For during the past eight or nine weeks the strikers and the unions backing them have been rave4 at as the most deluded of deluded fools and the most villainous of possible villains ^j^tfae^Law^has been suspjended^ where it pressed on the capitalist and resurrected...

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SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

SMOKE-HO. Lamb7 the big shipowner who drove the_ first drayload of non-union wool to the Sydney i wharves, has been killed by the wear and tear of [strike-matters. Secretary Seymour, of the tfea jmeji^jid)o_Jiad--aiioihe£-^^ whije attending the Sydney J^baur Conference, _ Hrs^ast^recoveriiig. If Isn't jam arid marmalade for either side. 1 At the beginning of October there w^as serious^tanger of a coal^strike in the Burrum, as the Totbanlea pit owners refused to give the 15 per cent, advance long agitated for, although the Howard pit owners gave it cheerfully. Eventu ally, after the men had come°out and the engine^ -drivers imocked ^-ff wlth^Tihem^ the company gave in, paying 7£ P,©** cent, advance at once, and agreeing to consider another 7| per cent. adva.nce at New Year, An attempt to victimise some of the jn|ngrL_leaderfi iindftr-Ahg-jtl^i^jjhfljw ^fljHbbeTinennjrho^d struck werea^wanted back led to a threatened renewal of che trouble, but the company again gave in and the men we...

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THE "WORKER" MAIL BAG. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 October 1890

^m^mm^Mm , m Correspondents will please write on mie side of the nflper only. Comments, suggestions, theories or any other matter intended for the 'Hew Both Sides' oolaixnrshottld be as short and devoid bt superfluities ihe risk of blaok-lMing J)^ Jiaying iheit jsignatures at tached to anti-capitalistic ideas should use a nomde -plume, enclosing their own names for the editor's '~t5clfiitials only of the name attached will be inserted unless express permission to use the''tuTJ name is givp.n. Every worker should feel that he can use the columns of his own paper, subjectTiOnaimvoidable edfc torial supervision, without fear and without favour. -—TiirtsooD^Liy^QtrsraiNcrTiMEl^-We arehar^ r^ssed now principally by just a few old money Rubbers acting, as1, it were, in a panic, forget ting that things are not as they used to be, yn& of them I knew^omel) or 10 years ago sacked a man 2 ! hours before the finish and paid him off at a. reduction of 2s. Gd. per 100 x-n something _Jike ...

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THE "WORKER" DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 November 1890

ji^fcJHra^ In ^rdertajeconomise space the full Directory wil only be published quarterly; in the first issues of January, April, July and October, Ail changes in r i»m^^ecre.te^'P^ce^r'^*^;^-mB'e'*i'iigi &c-* will be '?jwiftmnced immediately , howeyerx new spoifiiiesHdlL ^OBHEiTreader can easily Jceep^hisjiirectoty posted up. Secretaries are particularly requested to assist in making the list as complete as pessible for the guid aboeof their members. ? ~,. ? — ? . MEETINGS. Brisbane District Council, A.L.F.— Mari- time Hall, Every Tuesday._J3eca Tb.os_W._Craw iord^.T.^Ld&ooiss, =?='.; Brisbane Women's Union.-Sec., Miss May Jordan, Kent's Buildings, Adelaide-street. -, Queensland Troographieal Association.— Q.TX Boom, Kent's— Buildings, Xd^laide-^treet, Brisbane. Board meeting, second Saturday in month, Seal Albert Hinchcliffe. Toowqomba Branch: B&pl, «T. Ri / Nolan. Maryborough Branch: Seek Robt. Gardner. Bockhampton Branch: Sec, P. A. M'Lacblan. Charters Tow...

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