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Italy. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
! Italy. | Says Justice of May 7: The second ballot ? at Altona was to have been fought last week between our comrade Salvemini and a Min isterial opponent. But the ollicial bodies exercised such shameless corruption in their support of the Ministerialist candidate that at last Salvemini, in utter disgust, withdrew from the candidature when he found that it would be impossible for anyone to vote for him without interference. He issued a cir cular informing the electors of this step. The Ministerial candidate Yalenzani has thus been allowed a walk over. The con stituency is notorious for its bribery and its arbitrary methods.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
Sweating the Servant Girls ! The Archbishop's Domestics. A complaint reaches this office as to the treatment of servant girls in the employ of the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Dr. Wright. There are three girls employed at at the . Deanery where the Archbishop tem porarily resides — a cook receiving £26 a year (10s a week), a parlor-maid reciving £24 a year (about 0s 3d a week), and a housemaid receiving £22 a year (about 8s (id a week). There are seven persons in the Archbishop's family, makinga household of ten to be attended to by these three domes tics. It is safe to say that l()s a week is the most sweated rate paid in Australia for a first-class cook in any household; and the same remark applies to the other domestics. These girls work SEVEN DAYS A WEEK notwithstanding the Scriptural injunction which lays on the Archbishop the responsi bility of keeping holy the sabbath day and working neither bis ox nor his ass, lii.s man servant nor his maid-servant, in its sacred hours. Mo...
Germany. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
,s ? I Germany. £ May Day was celebrated ?throughout . CJor | many more extensively than ever before. 1 No processions were permitted. Some local 1 authorities at first gave permission for pro pi cessions, but in the interests of uniformity (x the veto was made to apply at the instance '??'., of Berlin to the whole of Prussia. Huge mass meetings were, held in Berlin and other towns. At an tne meetings a resolution was carried demanding 'the introduction for all elections of the universal, equal and direct franchise, with secret voting, for all persons f over twenty years of age, without distinction |f of sex.' fa A new book by Kautsky has just been pub i lisl.ed by Diet/., Stuttgart, 'Vermchrung I' und Entwickeluug in Natur und Gesells i chaff ' (Increase and Development in Nature t and Society) . As may be seen from the title, 1 it deals with over-population, Malthusian $[' ism, and the food-supply. Price, 1 50 in.; ?U bound, 2 m.
France. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
f, France. )h« Thu French proletariat has suffered a cruel / liv-1- in the death of Eugienc Fievet a few j] d.ijs after his defeat in the recent election. 4 Fitvet came of a family of tulle-workers, ''\ .mil was secretary of the Tulle Workers' ' Trade Union. In 1S!)2 lie became municipal / counsellor of Caudry, and in l!)00 mayor. His great work was the strengthening of the ' union, which set a splendid example to the '1 other poor textile workers in the neighbor hood. In l'.iUi) his comrades ot the 2nd ar / londissement of Cambmi asked him to con ? te^t the Parliamentary election. He was successful, and remained deputy till now. t Owing to severe illness he was unable to t.ury on the recent campaign in person, and w .is beaten by the multi-millionaire Seydoux. Fievet had a passionate love for his party , and his clas.s. Thanks to him the tulle \ workers of Caudry were able to force from * their employers a considerable rise in wages, ; .ind their union is one of the most Hourish ' ...
The Passing Show. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
The Passing Show. | coxnivrKi) itv o'firs. Tiikkk are two issues, after all u? Above the ones that speech may call ... % Or wisdom utter; '??£ Two issues that with men and you 'I Are most important — and the two '! Are bread and butter. if -J. W. Fm.uv. I . ? *? ITN dek Socialism the food supply will be pure . V There won't he any incentive to sell maggots us maize meal, or pound grubs. into, jams and jellies for the working class to cat. Right here a word to you, whoever you \ are, who claim to be a Socialist, but stand l outside the Socialist movement. Your place I is in the mnk.s. This is not the 'day of the \, freelance : this is the time for organised - fighting ; and the fiercest, most strenuous ' period of Socialist history in Australia is now -? before us. Greater issues are at slake, and we sire faced with far more bitter opposition than ever before. Face to face, and often 1 foot to foot, we have to meet the foes of our clans. Look here, don't YOU slink away *\ there in th...
EQUALITY OF PAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
EQUALITY OF PAIN. V ? + ? ,? [Fou Tiik Intkknationai. Socialist ] 1JY liUS ANDERSON. To-si(;tiT L had my child upon my knee, To-night I clasped my wife in fond embrace, And IhjumI ln-r whisper loving woidx to me. And saw the love-light that ilhnnud her face. ?. To nignt heaven (-ecmed right here upon the earth, The winds were cool, and stars yhnne in the sky, It was a tini' of song and love and mirth, For we were free, and those we loved were nigh. ' But now I think of those who see no stars, Of those whom Power lias doomed to wear fit; chain, Of those who dwell behind the prison bars Hecause they dared to fight that we might gain. -- Here we are free who think the thoughts they £ thought, | Hat-clove and home, while theyeat hitter hread; f We hold the creed of brotherhood they taught, I But only they within a prison tread. E Are all things as they should Ik; V In the light 1 Of Truth and Just:ce will the judgment stand V K Should we enjoy our homes and friends to-niirht, M- And the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
Receipt of Sample Copy of this I Paper is en invitation to you to become a Subscriber. Official,Organ of Revolutionary Socialism in N.S.VV. Under tin- control of Joint Executives, International Socialists. H. E. HOLLAND, Editor. Offices : 61 Goulburn-street, Sydney. Headquarters : L'7-l I'itt Street, Sydney. All Business Communications to be addressed t'» tht! Manager. All Literary Communiealioiu. to lie addressed to tlie'Kdilor. SUBSCRIPTION: Australia — Is. per yenr ; Is. jier quarter. - New.Zealand— Ks. per year ; & pur quarter. Other Cuuntrie.-;— Ss per year ; i-s per quarter. Tin: Inlmmllminl Soeialinl will In: xent WIRE OF CIIARUE lo Hcliooh of Art*,- on condition thai ft it in/// filed. Obtainable from The International Socialist Group, Sydney. Tiie Socialist I'arty of Victoria, Jlclliouriie. The Socialist Party of South Australia. Adelaide. Barrier Socialist Group, .Broken Hill. The. Socialist Party of Xuw Zealand, AVellington, and Branches. Mrs. liuttery, newsagent,...
O GLORIOUS AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
O GLOHIOUS AILSTKAL1A. J southward sailed from lands afar, And dreamed of Freedom's gates ajar. I Hut here, ulas! f. The tale repeats: jt Want's woe-swept ocean heaves and .swells:, | On bleaker rocks f The t iler sits ?, And only finds the sea-toss'd shells. ?- R. AVr.nii.MANx. When we saw 'The Hide Question' printed in large letters over a daily paper article, we hastened to ascertain what fresh reference was being made to Mr. Wade. But tin; article only dealt with calfskins.
In Poverty Row. At the Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
In Poverty Row. At the Hospital. 'Paui-ki;' Avrites:— 'Could you kindly direct me to the outdoor pa tients' department?' I asked meekly of the haughty porter at the Sydney Hospital. ' Ugh! go in at tlie first door an turn t'yer left,' he replied in tones as haughty as his looks, as he turned his back on inn. I am only a little chap, but I felt even smaller at this. However, I went as he had directed me. Arriving at the door of the piggery .— er— waiting room, I was greeted by a loud-voiced attendant with ' Wot-' yerwaut?' On my humbly informing him, lie. deftly shifting 'his quid of tobacco from h is left cheek to h is right, and shooting with. unerring accuracy, a stream of tobacco juice from his mouth at .an unoffending Hy on the step, replied, 'Sitdownthere,' point ing to a not over-clean form, beauti fully carved with the monograms of former outpatients. I. sat down next to an old cripple, whose hair if he had had any would have been white, and who. looked as if one leg was alre...
THE CITY OF LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
I THE CITY OF LIGHT. 8 B Have you heard of the- golden city B Mentioned in the leg nds old? ? Everlasting light shines o'er it, H Wondrous tali's of it are told, w Only riithteoii-i men and women i Dwell within its gleaming wall; [8 Wrong is banished from its borders, Elf Justice reigns supreme o'er all. }i We are builders of that city; $ All our joys and all our groans [?': Help to rear its shinini rampa ts, p ? All our lives are building stones. f| But a few brief years we labor, a Boon our earthly day is o'er, 3 Other builders take our places, Ejj And our place knows us no more. If But the work which we have builded ffl Oft with bleeding hands and tears, |s And in error and in anguish, a Will not perish with t e years. ?« It will last and shine transfigure I , .-?, In the final reign of Right; M It will merge into the splendors :| Of the City of the Light. a — Fuux Adi.kk. I ?
Answers to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
Answers to Correspondents. T.W., Myra Vale. — Sub. and amounts for press and imprisonment funds received. Thanks. ? T.H., Leichhardt.— As is pointed out in a par. elsewhere, working-class experience ofv: \A ages Boards awards is that the workers as a whole are compelled to pay the wages in creases(and something over as well) awarded to sections of the workers. The only remedy is the nouin .list. RonnUi,. J Daxokuox ; L.E. ;' T.M. ; H.S.B — 1 hanks. ' Utimtv,'. Sydney.— Thanks for note But you're not quite right. Marx defined Capital as wealth used to produce Profit (surplus value) .. Henry George's definition is: \\ ealth used in the production of further WOilitll. Bioukucal kruDKNT, Sydney .—We can' ' best answer your query in Hieckel's own language In the 'Wonders of Life,' in his chapter dealing with the1 'Evolution of Life the eminent scientist says:— 'Every organ ism from the unicellular protista' to the cryptogams :»nd c.olcnteria, and.from ? these up to the flowering plants a...
Capitalism's Trail of Blood. Or, The Dignity of Labor. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
Capitalism's Trail of Blood. Or, The Dignity of Labor. For if blootl hr tin'- prici1. of nil i/onr weal t It t (jowl I! ml! in; hare jiakl it in full. Thomas Pakkeu, shunter, Avas run oArer by a train atEA'eleigh on 1'Yiday, , and killed. His spine was broken. . A sum of £(53 AA'as collected at Kurri on behalf of William Isles, avIio lost both eyes, his left arm, and tAVo fingers of the right hand, through ah explosion in the Stanford Morthyr Colliery. Johd GrifHths, carter, Avas thrown' 'from one of Tooth's lorries, and sustained concus sion of the brain. ' Thomas Evans, horse-driver in the cm ploy of the railway commissioners, fell un der a waggon at LithgoAv on Thursday. He sustained a compound fracture of both thighs and his breastbone and all the ribs on the right side Avere broken, avIuIj his skull Avas also fractured. The wheels of the waggon ' passed over his. legs. He died at Lithgow Hospital. John P. Kyan, employed by the Harbor Trust, fell from a scaffold at Miller's Poin...
Committee and General Meetings [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
Committee and General Wartime ^!i* i l0i )'''?' Vlwtill's tti' «w In-Ill at '7-4 Pin ?St.uel, hy«li,Uy,.diirii,K the fortlK-oiiiiiiVwcvk ?— ^[omluv, 7.::o p.in.-ciiil) Hxwutivu 5 Lcm. lay, S.:» p..,..— .Joint Kxe ? t vei , lli.iiru.liiy, 8 p.m.— Club G -iH-r, mS.' fc-
PRESS FUND. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
PRESS FUND. Already acknowledged - ;50 0 3 T. Woodtli, Myra Vale - () 3 0 Garlish - - . o 0 3 V. Welxel - - - 0 1 0 Pleshl - - - 0 .1 0. Liversidgo - - o 1 0 ?J?.. Miller - . - - ? 0 0 li I1 nend - ?' - 0 2 0 A. Wclzcl - . _ 0 ' 7- 0 Louis , - - 0. I 0 C.omiK,. - . .-010 Coot . ?_ -.,.010 Hoop - s . ; - 0 .1 0' Per .0. Jorgcnson (.Book 32)— rr.D. 1S) Hultlicn' 1/ Showed ?1s. Total _?'-.. . o 3 0 ?. -.; ' /? ?? - ?.'' JC31 ' (i 0 /Advanced as Loans. .!._ ?-.'. Already acknowledged ? .; ,'.- (; Q o Comrades who have' collection books' for ' the Press Fund in their possession, ? are kindly asked to send any 'money' that they may have collected to O. W. Johukxskx1 be fore the end of this month, so it may arrive in timtTJor the audit. K. V. Cogsin (Broken Mill) av rites : 'j want to congratulate the Party and the edi tor on the new paper. It is splendid.'
Mr. Joseph McCabe. At Sydney Socialist Headquarters. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
Mr. Joseph McCabe. At Sydney Socialist Headquarters. SPECIALLY HEI'OUTKI) HY V. K. 8. HEWISOX. Members of the International Social ist Party mustered in strong force at the rooms on Saturday afternoon to Avelcome the eminent scientific lec turer, Mr. Joseph McCabe. The room was appropriately draped in red. H. E. Holland presided, and, in an interesting and felicitous speech, introduced the guest of the afternoon; He stressed the importance to the Socialist movement of lectures such as Mr. McCabe had just concluded. Mr. McCabe, on rising, met with thunderous applause. He said that he had spoken in many cities in England and in Europe, but no where had he met so many long suffering listeners as in Australia. Looking back 0000 years they found contrasts of wealth and poverty, hap piness' and misery, sunshine and shame, and it was much the same to day—the millenium had not been reached, and he held that man's great 'duty, before he left this world, was to see, as far as in him lay, hap ...
SYDNEY JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
SYDNEY JOTTINGS. Jim Curran, who was one of our most energetic workers in the election campaign, and a grafter in every other activity, left for Melbourne last Friday. We shall miss him. On Saturday afternoon Mr. .Joseph Mc Cabe was entertained at the Club rooms. IicDort elsewhere. J. R. Wilson and J. E. Grcig were .at last Group meeting appointed delegates' to Con ference. ? , ? .. -?? - . , Sunday's propaganda meetings were held as usual. Owing to .unfavorable weather conditions, . the attendance was somewhat interfered' with. . . ? - A reminder about the Press Kund! Edu cation is the work that lies before us imme diately. A paper that throbs with vitality is the best method of education. .-Whether Tun J'xtkiixatioxai, Socialist is to live and do the work depends very largely on the ex tent to which YOU support the Press Fund.
Sweating Done Here. [Newspaper Article] — The International Socialist — 18 June 1910
Sweating Done Here. 15o.hk.ai r.\x writes: Sydney Star prides itself on being a patriotic Protectionist newspaper. Ft Avould also like to delude the Avorkers of ?N.S.W. into the belief that it is at heart a Labor rag outwardly compelled to adopt the apologetic disguise of a capitalistic medium. ,Thc'£7«/' lias a policy Avhich it prints in black letters over its leaders nightly. One of the -planks in its platform reads: 'A living wage and it marrying age'-'; another, ' The en couragement and protection of Australian industry' ' ; a third, ' 'Nationalism as distinct 'from parochialism.' These are fine senti ments from a Star viewpoint. They lit in consistently with a standing announcement in another column, 'under the heading, ''A Short Story:' .This patriotic sheet pro elainisin black letters 'also: ' The Star's ar rangement- with the Avorkl's great publishing houses cnablcsit to priritdaily a 'short story by 'one of the best authors.' Which means that every evening. the patriotic pr...