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FROM THE GALLERY. IMPRESSIONS OF A PARLIAMENTARY VISITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
I r ri u ivi ihe UALLtKT. IMPRESSIONS OF A PARLIAMENTARY VISITOR. Upon entering N.S.W. Parliament House, one of the first things to strike a person is the bitter tone and air of vindictiveness between some of tlie Government and Op position members. Even, unassuming members like the newly-elected Mr. Mina han, who is tlie very embodiment of modesty, glares wildly across the chamber and shouts a protest against some Minis trialists' callous remarks. And at the first opportunity the member for Belmore poured out an impassioned address anent several glaring injustices. Mr. Cochran, for Darling Harbor, also wears a vicious, not to say dangerous ex pression, and did not fail to 'speak his mind' when a chance occurred. One of the most polished speakers in the House is Sir J. Graham, who, early in this session, was made use of by his chief to endeavor to smooth over sundry Minis terial offences. - While I was there he in cautiously ventured to mention the fatal 13th of April, which caused ...
MAINLY POLITICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
I mainly poutioal. ? — ♦ ? ? \ More Socialism. .The S.A. Government Is bought a cold storage business for £35,000 It Port Adelaide, to be used in; connection with the produce export depot. # * - '?# | The graduated land tax, according to Mr. P. Oakden, chairman of the 'N.S.W. pa«toralists' Union Conference, will not Uk UP large estates. Then why in the name of common sense is he growling ibout it? Significant that the' first meeting in Melbourne to protest against the |' Thomas toll telephone rates takes Lace at the Employers' Federation rooms. U was from this and other ' commercial ' juarters that the. pressure was brought to bear on Fusion Postmaster- General juick to knock the system out before. ? * * ] The Victorian Ministry assures Parlia- j nent that there is every prospect of the Itate coal mine providing sufficient to Cake the State railways independent of Imported coal. . Evidently it hasn't the [courage to resist' its Conservative sup porters' opposition tto- the State sup...
FOR SERVICE RENDERED. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
FOR SERVICE RENDERED. Business people have taken very unkindly to the Thomas Telephone Toll system, and characterise it as barefaced robber y. IRATE SUBSCRIBER: 'Gimme Central 3629! I want a ha'p'orth of Thomas! I know cest what 1 should pay for this service! Socialism! Confiscation ! ? ! * l'- — ! ! !'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
IS YOUR NAME J ON THE ROLL ? | Every main and woman 21 years | of age and resident continuously in New | South Wales for the preceding 12 ft months if a British born subject, or 12 j| months since . naturalisation of a natur- ? || alised subject, is entitled to enrolment. Only inbeciles, criminals, undesirable § aliens, and (the irony of it!) the unfor- §, tunate inmates of our benevolent institu- || tions are debarred from voting. |i But to exercise, a vote the qualified $ adult must be enrolled on the electoral || roll for the division, subdivision, or polling jj. place in which he or she resides. |i' No electors' right is required. The fact #j that the voter's name is on the roll en- | titles him or her to vote. 1! . 0 SEE YOUR NAME IS ON THE ROLL. h' For a period of thirty days the pro- | visional lists for every electorate -will be . . ? a on exhibition at all police stations and ... l| post offices within each electorate. If 3rou | want to be sure you are enrolled — payva ?? i...
THE "PILLAGER" SCRUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
THE ' PILLAGEI? ' SCRUB. NCE upon a time, in this State, the polite way of consigning an enemy to Tophet was to tell him to go to Booli gal. Nowadays the phrase runs, 'Go to Pilliga Scrub.' Of course, our present Ministers of the Crown, being mere con ventional creatures of vested interests, and consequently incapable of expressing an original opinion on any subject, in any language, do not use this picturesque form of consignment note, except, perhaps, in private. _ On the contrary, they advertise Pilliga as a sort of settlers' paradise, and i are doing their level best to induce selec tors to take up land on the shores of the ' Shining River.' The only shining river in the vicinity of the Big Scrub is the Namoi, and it only shines with the shine of a chain of dry waterhoies, except in the brief flood season, when it becomes a huge mud-colored octopus stretching forth its shining arms and gathering cattle and sheep and dingoes and homesteads and fences into its mights* maw. To be s...
THE FARM WORKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
THE FARM WORKER. SYDNEY ' Evening News ' the other day made a frantic appeal, not on behalf of the farm worker, who wants it badly enough, but of his master: It must be remembered that the ma ! jority of Australian farmers are them ! selves only struggling for existence, and that a few bad seasons would wipe them out. Thus they cannot be expected to pay any excessive wage that might pos j sibly be imposed by an arbitration court | or wages board. That implies that wages boards are in the habit of imposing excessive wages. It would be interesting to know where th6 ' News ' finds its poor, oppressed farmer. No doubt he is fairly numerous among the rack-rented tenants in the old-settled dis tricts, but they do not try to pay wages as i a rule. Perhaps the type may be found j pretty well represented among the people j who have been so freely paying from £5 j to £10 an acre for Premier Wade's closer j settlement farms. We know that most of : them were quite unimproved except for 1 fencin...
THE SENTIMENTAL STANDPOINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
M ♦ ♦ M THE SENTIMENTAL STANDPOINT. AUSTRALIA, in her aspirations to be ; able to at least strike a blow in her : own defence in case of invasion, or attempted invasion, has had to listen to ; some weird lecturing. When it wras first : proposed to: institute a system of univer- ! sal military training' certain superior ! people tried to turn the project down by shrieking that it was ' un-British'; it was 'conscription'; it was, in short, every thing that was bad, and not to be thought of. When the idea of an Australian fleet was first propounded the same superior people poured an ocean of contumely upon it, and wanted to knonv what the British | fleet was for, if not to protect Australia. ! Australians, in fact, were urged to be a j nation of loafers and spongers on the ] good old Ma Country in the matter of j naval defence. Also Australians were j solemnly warned that they were treading j the path of disloyalty, and if they didn't j pull up in. time they would assuredly j tumble ov...
WHAT WE ARE FIGHTING FOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
WHAT WE ARE FIGHTING FOR. Abolition of the . Legislative ^ Council and the substitution J therefor of the Initiative and 1 Referendum. 3 Electoral reform to provide , proper machinery for the j ' true representation of the 1 people in Parliament. J Cessation of further sales of J Crown Lands. J A proper system of Closer j Settlement. ''? ] Water Conservation and Irriga- J ti tion. J Restriction of Public Borrow- - ing. s . - State Bank. ^ s Graduated Land Tax. - 1 Free Education. — Secondary, J ' l Technical, University. ^ Re-enactment of the Industrial - -- Arbitration Act. - The Zone System of Railway j Fares and Freights. ' . 'A X) - Regulation of Hours of Labor. ] ^Workers' Compensation. J Nationalisation of Coal Mines. \
OLD AGE PENSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
OLD ACE PENSIONS. Proof of age is one of the greatest dif ficulties that confronts applicants for old age pensions. The following information may be of assistance: — PROVING AGE. Age may be determined by — Certificates of birth or baptism or- mar- riage. Age as given on registration of children or on death of parents. Records of public departments, insur ance, hospital, friendly society, immi gration office, also police records, naturalisation certificates, records of licenses, etc. Entry in family Bible, indentures of ap prenticeship, legal documents, etc. Mariner's Register, certificate or dis charge. Letters, entries in gift books, etc. To procure evidence of age— A claimant born in England should ap ply to the Registrar General, Somer set House, London — Fee 3/7. A claimant born in Scotland should apply to tlie Registrar General, Edin burgh — Fee 3/1. A claimant born in Ireland dhould write to the Parish Priest at the place of his birth. Full particulars should be given of. name...
A to Z ELECTION MANUAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
''-'A to Z ELEGTSOM MANUAfr^ To meet the needs of hundreds pf fen-] quirers as to the provisions of the Eleci. toral -Law, we have arranged with Mr. Tebbutt, solicitor, and joint author of the popular 'Local Government Manual ' _to compile an 'A to Z Election ''?Manual,' giving in handy alpnabetieal to'rm a full ex planation of the provisions of the electoral law and regulations for the State of New South Wales. The work will be of special service to secretaries of Labor Leagues, :? election committees, candidates, and lay men generally. It will be published at sixpence per copy, and will be available within a few days. Orders are now bemg booked. r
TROUBLE THREATENING AT POWLETT. MINERS DISSATISFIED WITH THE RATES OFFERED. Determined Attitude of the Men. Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
TROUBLE THREATENING AT POWLETT. MINERS DISSATISFIED WITH THE RATES OFFERED. Determined Attitude of the Men. Melbourne, W,ednesda3r. . Unless an amicable arrangement is. ar-j rived at, industrial trouble is likely, to en-' , sue at the State coalmine. Mr. Murphy, ; secretary of the Union, came to Melbourne for the purpose of making important in quiries regarding the position . of ; the workers. He says tlie men complain that general manager Broome has not. treated ess them with' a reasonable amount of fair ness, making promises to announce ( the rates, then failing to do so. This has caused irritation which, when the rates were made known, became intensified ow ing to the low price. There is plenty of expert evidence forthcoming amongst the men, showing that the rates made by the manager are unfair, particularly in view of the fact that the coal is in most cases hard to get out. The men are determined to stand out against the rates, and demand one shilling more for hewing, a shilling...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
OFTEN UNRECOGNISED Gravel, Stone, Urinary Disorders, Backache, Dizziness, Neuralgia, tell of Kidney and Bladder Trouble. I There are many men and women who siiffer from mys terious aches and pains, yet have never suspected their kidneys. They have come to believe they can never be cured, and so they keep a-i their work as best they can, allowing their complaint to take its course. If your health is not what it was, don't rest until you have found out the cause. If have backache, urinary disorders, gravel — if the heart is irregu lar, the skin sallow, the limbs bloated, weak and shaky — should you have rheumatic pains, chilly sensations or dizzy spells, begin with Doan's Backache Kidney Pills. For your kidneys are to blame, and it is dangerous to neglect kid ney trouble. But whatever you do, don't lost heart — read !of the relief Doan's Pills have brought your neighbor who I speaks here. Perhaps your case is similar. Doan's Back ache Kidney Pills are sold by all chemists and stores, ...
A NORTH COAST INIQUITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
A NORTH COAST INIQUITY. Alstonville is midwajr between Ballina and Lismore. It is head of the shire of Tintenbar, the chambers being in the town. There are a petty court, bank, two big stores, and a few smaller tradesmen. Everyone is prosperous, and Hindus em ploy white men, which is a disgrace. But to come to mv muttons. The two big stores give their employees practically no holidays, not even the public holidays. The employees begin work at 8 a.m. and leave off every day 9 p.m., 10 p.m., or later. . This is the iniquity referred to above. The member for the district is a Minister of the Crown, and prides himself on being a member of the Government which got the humane Early Closing Act. I think if Tihe~ Worker was to take up our cause some justice might be done us. Our Alstonville Butter Factory is also the only factory on the North . Coast which works on Sunday. As these con ditions exist, amid such signal prosperity, I think I am justified -in classing them as iniquities.— Graft...
V.R.C. GRAND NATIONAL MEETING. GREAFNAX WINS THE BIG EVENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
I V.R.C. GRAND NATIONAL ! MEETING. L GhAFNAX WINS THE BIG EjVENT. 1 'The Grand National meeting, which the V.R.C. brought to a close last ;§aturday, will rank as about the most successful . tlie club lias held. The attendance right ?i through was good, and the club 'should realise a substantial addition to its funds. -On the second day the fun commenced with tho Keilor Hurdle Race, 2 miles, and nine runners faced the starter. Grenfell was made a hot favorite, he going out. at 1 E to 4. It was thought that Grenfell would , have been kept for the richer Doutta ? Galla Hurdles on Saturday, but' his party ' decided to run him in this, and they were rewarded by seeing him carry their colors to victory. The favorite and Coir made most of the running, but Grenfell came , away at the distance, and won nicely from Coir, with Acer in third place. The im ported horse Eyeglass was the elect for ^ the Goopral Welter- Handicap, 7 furlongs, 2 bu.t ho lan ljartl-', a:id ;Lord Dudley, a 10 i to 1 ch...
THE TURF. (BY "THE PUNTER.") ROSEHILL ACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
rfHEr'TURF. I (BY 'THE PUNTER.') ??- | ROSEHILL RACES. [j Sydney turfites will be catered for by B; the Rosehi'.l Racing Club next Saturday, i /The course and surroundings are reported R- to be in splendid order, and the secretary, I nn G. W. S. Rowe, has arranged for a | Jengthy service of trains which will leave I the Central Railway Station at frequent pi Intervals. Following are selections: — Hurdlo Race. f Golden Brown ? ...... ? 1 [? South Head ? ? ? 2 i Loadstar ? ? ? 3 Flying Handicap. \ , Gold Pan ? 1 » Curry ? ? 2 : Matchmaker ? 3 j Granvillo Stakes. Sea Blue or Sayndcn. j Nursery Handicap. ?; . Meringiu ? 1 j : Boy Scou; ? ? ? 2 i ' Strathroyale ? ? 3 Rosehill Handicap. Torula ? ?' ? ? ? ? ? .1 Vicomte ? 2 Vanadium ? ? 3 Carlingford Mile ? Empirical ? ? Moorilla ? ? ? ? ? . .: ? * ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
The T est of I Serves only to strengthen on the good , B friendship between B.&B. Models and . H their owner. ^ — § There is a satisfaction in these ? fey ( n machines there is no arguing against. | Ask us any question you like about ' j B & B MODEL 3 CYCLE AT £11 I It is built of best British parts ? fitted with I first-class tyres, and guaranteed for twelve | months. I SEND FOR OUR CATALOG. | BENNETT AND BARKELL, ' Specialists in Modern Cycle Building,' I 234 PITT STREET, AND CASTLEREAGH STREET. 1 I IP YOU . . | Waivt to Invest ! ?END ME YOUR INSTRUCTIONS. I GUARANTEE THE BEST £ MARKET PRICE. ALL COMMISSIONS EXECUTED ON LICENSED \ RACECOURSES. To ensure reply, all Telegrams muit be marked REPLY PAID. | I SUFFICIENT ADDRESS J I I Barney Allen, ! 8 IVI eIboura\©8 j I Reg. V.R.C., V.A.T.C., and A.J.C. \ IROSEfilLL RAGES, j NEXT SATURDAY, I©ttv JULY. I 139 ENTRIES. 139 J FIRST RACE 2 P.M. I Special accommodation for Motor Cars. ff | GEO. W. S. ROWE, Sec. 1 1 VICTORIA P...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
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THE DOLORES CONCERTS. A SUCCESSFUL SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 14 July 1910
THE DOLORES COKGERTS. A SUCCESSFUL SEASON, t ? Mdlle Antonla D-alores cannot corn plain | ! of the warmtii vvich. whieh she has been | welcomed on hc-r reappearance in Sydney. ? Each, concert of the present season has ; shown that she holds an abiding place in j the affections of the music -loving- portion i of the Sydney public. It is doubtful if ; any artist who has visited Australia pos- j sesses in such a marked degree on the ! eon-cert stage those qualities which we all j love to associate with woman — sweetness, [ simplicity, and grace. Added to these the j fact that Jldiie Dolores is the possessor of . . ! a most oeautitui voice ana a style wmcn, ; ! well, is perfection itself, ana one cart - i easily understand that those -who have ; j heard her once -wish to do so again. It : j matters little whether it is in classic ' | music or a heart-reaching ballad, in grand ; j opera or a simple lullaby, the beautiful [' I singer is eoually at home in all of them . j and never fails t...