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SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

The Central District Council, A.L.F., calls the attention of all unionist and all ^sp^tkers at union meetings, :to~thB important part which theJChinepe and colour 4abour ques tions 'ptaya i in J~tlir^refceii|t r struggler White Queensland, awake ! The Brisbane District has appointed a committee to wait on the various societies re financial assistance for the bushmen. ^ t Solicitor Lyons says that there isn't a particle of evidence against the Clermont rioters.' Just the same, they are refused bail as if they were murderers. The Central District unions want to pay ?W. a month more to the Wobkek so as to get it. weekly and also want it published atlRockhamp-1 ton as the most central town. Owing to various slanders floated about, th« Brisbane District has appointed a committee to report officially upon salaries paid by the A. Tj.F, and affiliated societies. ' j jlH^JPfiB^TPENT Daavson, of the Charter^ -^organiser. Mr. Dawson has^mMeli^od^rest^~ dent and should make a good organiser, up...

Publication Title: Worker
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
PARABLE OF THE WINE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

-— WHWteHF THE^WIHE 1»RESS.* _ . _ -_ _j __ \ . ? _ . _ . — ? Ood said. ' They are not sane : th'ere. is no sane man _ ? ? — - *- ? *? _ _ . * . ~» y And we came where Hell opened into 4 plain, and a gr^a^AQUse^to--d^her^,r^M^Me^paiai-s^upheld-the— roof, and white marble steps led up to it. -The wind of heaven blew through it. Only at the back hung a thick curtain. Fair men and women there feasted at long tables. They danced, -and I saw the robes of women flutter in the airund heard the laugh of strong' men. What they feasted- with was wine ; they drew it - from largg jars which stood-somewhat in the back ground, and I saw the~wine sparkle as they drew it. ? And I said to God, ' I should like to go up and JlrfakJ? And 3od said, J; Wait/1 ? And I saw men^ coming in to the Banquet House ; they came in Irom the back and lifted the corner of the curtain at the sides and crept in quickly ; and they let the curtain , fall behind them ; th^y bore great jars they could hardly carry. And th-...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
STICKING TO THE CHINESE! The Capitalists' Conference Decides to Put White Labour Down-If Possible. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

Th© Capitalists' Conference Decides to Put ? White Labour Do wn— If Possible. *^The Australian capitalists met in conference ~ in Biisbane on Monday last. After a hot debate, l^wWcl* opinions were _nbt unanimous, the big meiTput on the whip, and pulled everybody who wanted to teive an inch up very short. Naturally, ? they put their position in a very smooth and oily manifesto which reads as if written by a man who taught in Sunday-school on the Sab bath, and Sbylockednpvery .other day in the, week. They stick out on ' freedom of contract, ' repeat the old, old lie that wages are hot being -' — out, deplore the condition of tho country which they alone have caused,! and 'reluctantly ' announce that^hey shall have to import men to fill the places of deluded .unionists. TfieTiuge joke of fee whole conference, however, is that t ItB members pledge that there wiH~1ie~iro .l_gjg yictimifiing. ' ? Seeing tbat t|»y^on!t__trusfc one another to be loyal 'i& one another by a pledge, bu...

Publication Title: Worker
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
"PHLEBOTOMY OR ROSE-WATER." What Squatter-Agent Newton Says and What Squatters' Executive Oliver Does. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

'PHlEBOIOMyjlTROSE-WATER.'1 ^ What Squatter-Agent Newton Says and. What .Squatters' Executive Oliver Does. IJne^Tbsper, a T Charters T Towers pressman, writes incoherently of 'Bread and Blood' from the bushman standpoint and is to be criminally prosecuted. OneJNewton, & Brisbane squatter agency_man, writes coherentlyxjff* Phlebotomy (blood-letting) or Rose-water' from the capitalis- ' tic standpoint in the Brisbane Courier, and there isn't the slightest indication of criminally prosecuting either him or the Courier. This is now Newton talks : . Another reflection that I cannot avoid is that there is far too much nauseating sentiment about ' blood shed.' I honestly think that if a little blood were shed a great deal of good would resu!fc__*— . ? JJcvo -tutionv it has been said( are not made with rose water. Neither can they be quelled by the same gentle means. . . . One cannot help thinking how Otomwell would have dealt with the camps of rioters at Xlerraoht. Would lie have p...

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"FREEDOM OF CONTRACT!" [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

'FREEDOM OF CONTRACT !' ''^Freedom— of— eon tract 1' A co-operative isocfoty^vas recently formed at^ym^io~^by^:= workers. A number of the traders, objecting to profits being retained by-co-operatQrs, formed a ring and aerreed to boycott any merchant supply ing &oods to the N co-operative society. When this was quoted by UmchcTifTe at the Gympie meeting 'Mayor ^Fergusonlshouted that it was a lie, but the ^^ev, Mr, Foggan came forward and^iidorsed the statement, which Was subse quently admitted by a well-known business man. Freedom of contract ! - _ ' - __ 1*Freedom^Toon^act!'- During the maritime strike two piojis Queen-street shopkeeper^ waited _, upon a leading Brisbane parson and )prpix)sed that a wicked, wicked labour union official, who also happened to be a church pillar, should be excomnuinicated foi^hiw uncbrietiati ^m^al»y- — withXazariis. ^ffie parson rtiadii*t 'got^nite teo low down as that and ihe excommunication 1 ^idn't-eome-off — no thanks to the disciples iof ...

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The Bushmen's View of It. Barcaldine, 12th March, 1891. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

. The Bushmen's View of It - ? ^— : ' 'Bitrcaldine, 12th Marchj 1891. Mtt. tDiToRV^Csn-^nrlii your wisdoTnTlnfotm us-- ~~ jwof i^-M4ijU,^u^fflcn^whe3ee--the'Wj«tttt. $ wjth-hiB -— new weapon, *' Freedom cfMJontract,' is go n^ to drive us to? Will it be to .-slavery oi- tu revolutiuuf^Hia' — — present attitude means fdr us; one orthetwotleBtiha tionsj 'tis for iis bushmen to decide which way we will be driven. Is there any doubt in working men's mind which is the right road ? 80 far as I can gather ' there is none. Is it not pitiful in this 'civilised century,' in this ' civilised ; country ,\Mbat many many ?thousands of peaceful citizens should be daily ponder ' fog' upon. deeds of violenos, fjqeinfi: no other way of freyenting themselves 1 being debased to the level of TtlieiiuimkaK ? What is the Oove*nment4oiag-foi-Ufc4! ? Whdt can Government do forXus as at present con stituted? What can we bushmen do to change the laws if the machinery of unionism is broken up ? We can hoW no ma...

Publication Title: Worker
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AT THE SEAT OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

AT TH£ SEAT JF WAR. (THE LATEST HORRORS FRQ'M GUitjOWN HORR1FIE[) ,or-feRftfii»bNnKNT: - — ~~ — ^~^ On Mpnday,'' 120 mounted imfomsts parsed Wolfang; and gave the~HIackleg« a great iright. They flew to arms, and in the confusion they overturned an overgrown tar- boyy-and— would ^have committed great havoc among themselves generally if the bell had not rung lor smoke-ho. George Taylor arrived on 4?uegday, -armed with a pop-gun, tt is very evident he expended all his ammunition before he arrived here. It is a good thing he-had, or they might have arrested him for carrviner firearms. , ' The blacklegs at Logan Downs and Wol£ang have been swem-in as special constables, ana served,' put with a uniform, i.e., a red rag tied round their arms. Next week they will be «ervecl with regimenteleolGurs^ ? The volunteers that were quartered at Wolfang Bay that the cook, if left alone, will do more^ .dam^^ttian_alL^eJja^«g-gttnB2njtire^|gnS^ a^ hlRdampers wiH lrilt^[trfortyyards,^ind hw duffs in pa...

Publication Title: Worker
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BUY UNION BREAD! The Brisbane Bakers Strike for "Eight Hours, and No Victimising." [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

BUY UNION BREAD ! The Brisbane Bakers Strike for ' Eight Hours, and No Victimising.' «. The agreement made between the Master Bakers' Association and the Journeymen Bakers' Union that all shops should be worked under the nine-hour or quantity system after,. 1st March 7-Was-'-onty---kept Jay three shops. The others . absolutely refused to alter lihe«oiidiiionadf work in any way,' wbijle' a number discharged tlieir union hands and took on blacklegs at a lower wage. So. to prevent their union beinff- vic timised out of -existence, and to teach employers * . to respect agreements iii t|ie future, the journey men resolved [to revert to. the clo*e union/rule^ __jyidJiP!-.strike^M&ei^ hours. The 'Brisbafie District Council 'backed r1. -. them up, Renciing the following- letter -to. the ; Federated Employe^' XTnibn i— -*r\,\-u ... Dear rim, — The Brfisbane liistnuc douiiell, A.^tP., Instructs iiie to notify you ofthegeneraknon-faifiMmont of the agreement mide very recently between t...

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Answers in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

Answers In Brief. H. G. Smithbabrv. Isisford: Can hardly pub lish long article which has been in local journal so recently, .Why d$nJt you try the Wo&keb —-fifBt^-.- T. DrHRoB^t-^raes revived. ? Held_ over. S. T. P., I^atisborough i Same to you. 81ing along any news. Always glad to get it. D. B^ Torrent CreekT-N^MBBEJlsjE, BlackaU^ _ ThUtw/ BfSBba.nft; ONK OF THE UNEMPLOYED,' Brisbane t A Glorious DbbameR, Aramac; Held over. Peter Hughbs, Hwhenden ; John ~~K«lly, Mttttaburra Hospital \ Will publish in full next issue. Hr tooEN,nBarcaldine : ^Re ceived, Cultivation' Brisbane : Many thanks. — flave4-ww-awled-your jetterHto_parcaldine. But won't it be very hard to get landT GEORrnir Smith, Ballon : Attending to your letter. ? ^HOSftSTr^AdaS^Jl^^IGHT OF THE BLADES, — h&ffiptifflxr^ Unfortunately crowded 'crat^^fiis issue. H. Hossack, Mackay: Will write you. Oeo. Best, Coongoola ; What address, will find yoii now? K. T. Smith, Solworth: Your letter delayed] what, address ...

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Official Information to the "Worker." Barcaldine, March 13th, 1891. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

. Official InforMation to the 'Worker.' ''_ :* 1Wf.fl.1fting, MawA^^qggTrZH GomTr^tors on O^l^aaHa^fltHCtolS^H^tatipns :a»d *arioa« qthprs olaitn e^mption from the general call-but, being' willing to give union terms, 1, ' ?? '??-.-,?'.? .,-:\ ..- ?'- .--- --??-?:-- - — - - ^^Jjlgujklegsare re|K?rted to be moving t-ig- Birds- viller All pUi$.der$ stition¥Tiave;b^liiMareil_ non-union ^ by Carriers' ^ Oniohi ^Traihs^ are Running ^ ^dally- tdr4ihe central dis tricts with rations and ammunition for the squatters. : . ^ The Strike Committee** messengers have ^strrived -at ^beirriiestinattbri^and^Aie^^^fesii are ^waiting or^anisJrslj»jpor^sH3efol«^3fosln|g up ihe^ganisajiion. Public-nouses are dischsirging Chifiese cooks. Telethon station being declared non-union because of its employment of C/iiuese. It is reported that the manager spread as news ** bursted up,' and a&ked them to write to their countrymen, he guaranteeing to give them all oonstant employment. The Hugbeuden people...

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THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

If a man gees up to you with a j-istol and without your-congent puts his hand into your' pocket—- he is a robl?er.' If a man lives by you with a pistolaKd forces you to do continuously what he wishes and whalyou do not— he rea tyrant and you are his slave. If ten .men go up so to ten, or ten to a hundred, or a hundred to ten, it doesn't matter. Numbers do not affect the question. It is just the same however many do the tyrannising and however many are en slaved. ^ Practically, this is just what is going on in Queensland. A certain section has usurped the le^tsteth^^Tathotity^hieh-of-wght belongsL±CL_ the whole. This section debars from the fran chise the great mass of the people and then pro ceeds to legislate for its own ^vantage and to run Goyenunjent entirely in its own interest. It puts its police and military up at the head of the disfranchised, plunders them in robber fashion and treats them altogether as serfs and villeins. _ While doing this it exhorts the subdued multi 'tu^...

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THE CAPITALISTIC LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

THE CAPITALISTIC LAW. '? I call upon you to obe*y the law/'— £M'Ilwraith. ' To talk -sf erjTlariawas Bombast, There is no equal lawB.t frrafiflnt.' — [A.fj.F. Qrkerai, Copnoil. ? -Hftyrne, -squatters1 manager, .has been fined the ' maximum penalty,^ £5 and costs, for assault ing a unionist at Clermont. For a similar - offence a unionist would have got six months, without option of fine ; that is the invariable -penalty. ' IL_-_ Five men charged with noting at T31elHron1r-:~ have been contmitted for trial, bdiL.fefmed,^ Fancy a squatter being refused bail for an Offence ten times as serious. \i{ The N.S.W. Treasurer, McMillan, a mighty man among capitalists, politicians and such, gets a divorce from his wife in a Star Ohauwer Divorce Co'urt, to which only ,the oMciab necessary to grant a divorce were admitted, and concerning which there is no information what ever available. - Dream, if you oan, of a oomnion everyday, man getting any-tsuch' oonsidemtiofi ? from the_l!JLaw^i4wa44ffla^...

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THE "WORKER" MAIL BAG. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 21 March 1891

THE 'JUmffiEB ?' MAIL BAG. ~^~~ From Clebmont.— I see a good deal-said in the press about the capitalists' vaunted 'freedom of Contract/' The general pnhii^^AnnirimTTOrtfag nieamng of the words from the squatters' point of view. It means Jor them to employ who and what they like and do with the' employe what ? they wish should ^m^ooasion ^irisev that will cause the employe to speak for bis rights, then he gets 'freedom of contract' by being discharged and most likely his name sent to the ^neighbouring squatters saying he is not a desirable person to have on the-sta-' ~tion. So that man is victimised through this 'free- dom of contract.*' I know dTone case where a man .* and a squatter had a little friendly talk- to each other jm' union matters. The worker gave vent tor his opinions loo strongly and forcibljrfor the squatter. - Ihe worker was a shearer. He was going to shear on one of the neighbouring stations. His ticket was in,, but after the talk with the aforesaid squatter he re ...

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Whispering of the Wires. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

Whispering of the Wires, Among the scores of wires relating to^strike matters received from various .points are the following: ? — ? — — Blaekall, March 81. Mounted Infantry here on howling drunk last night. Our men quiet but firm. . —:—_:._ ? ^ ? . -. .-SSLi^wysv, Sec. Q.S.U. Strange — isn't ifct — that we always hear from tiie capitalistic press when an unfortunate bush man gets drunk, twit itnever tells ua when ?^©ur noble defenders ' get on the booze. ?'??'? Norioanton, March 31. ' Large aria enthusiastic meeting held here lastjught condemned aotion otOdVernment for putting country — to expense of military oooupatibn, and squatters for , notgranttngopen conference as-requested by A.L..F. But, ofwurBfe, 'public opinion^ only coudemriH the bushmen acM»rding.to the capitalistic press. - ??'? |-ia8B imeeting^ jof vdtefesij wagedearners don't , count as much as a roomful of rauch-voting. land grabbers and profit-mongers. ; ' ;^z~ '. ??:???'*_ , Sydney March 8& . Will visit Sy...

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THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

THE EDITORIAL MILL It is rather a hard-thing to feel sorry for the profit-monger^ — wfeeiher he be squatter, ship owner, manufacturer, . or merchant. Vet the individual profit-monger is a man to be pitied. r^He^lsQ J8rtbe^ri.etiaa-of-»iijust social conditions. H« is being driven to the wall by the banks and syndicates. He_is vainly struggling to keep his head up amid the fierce storms of competition and class dissension. And he i*£ going down, as we are all going down, to the degradation of working wholly and solely for_the advantage of organised Capitalism. ? The average profit-monger is. a man of straw already,Hhe rde|5endent uf some gr^ax 'wholesale house or mortgage company or bankingjnstitu . tion, tied hand And foot by-promissory-notes or ^ bank overdrafts. Not more than one planter in a hundred is his own master. Hardly a squatter in Queensland can call a station his own. The very farmers are generally struggling hopelessly along with-mortgages hanging round tlieir necks7 and...

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SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

SMOKE-HO. The Maryborough District i Council advises that all unionists and union sympathisers leave the Defence Iforce. : ? V jOaiunk is run by Chinamen uffllafjthe ^wlng of Burnsj JPhilp & Co. They are how -opening shops in the main street, control the M^|M-f i. ^irfl^^wJ^gftttocaJly ^,m making another The Maryborough District Council ap proves the Intercolonial Labour Federation pro posals; and also advises that a general cessation of strikes throughout Australia be recommended by the 3allarat Congress. ? — ;- — — --'l-~- ''-Siy-Tgc^r.:^*t^flAiaM/Mpw-r.Ayg3iigB. Downs J. one 'of the stations which preferred Chinese to white men. A Chinkie ridmg on a steel rail would be a jpod coat of arms tor the , champion .of Law an-ff Order. - —?-''''' TjJEilniDn Steamship JJompany of New Zealand, which is generaUy unde¥Htbod to be an arm of the B.I. octopus, now refuses to employ any union men at all. It thinks that 'our — employes should recognise that their first duty is loyalty to ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

Official announcements of unions and reoognfap-fl labour organisations inserted feee-of-cfaargo. GENERAL LABOURERS' UNION,, ~ A Special Meeting will be held at the Roonis, 152 Edward-street, on MONDAY, April 6th, 8 p.m. -Business: Reconstitution of the Union upon a ' scheme submitted by the Australian . — ?_ ' Labour Federation. Every Member on the roll (unftnancial Jncluded) is expected to attend this Meeting. F.^.BEVAN, /.'' i ? 'I ? General Secretary^ _:?

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THE CAPITALISTIC CONSPIRACY. The Capitalistic Government Trying Its Hardest to Break Down Unionism. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

THLCAPlTAUSflC CONSPIRACY. The Capitalistic Government Trying Its Hardest to Break Down Unionism. ? ~J_ The last fortnight has seen the climax $f the capitalistic conspiracyjigainst imionism^s^JKith^ -3500 4H1 -SO police arid military occupying a few places along the railway lines, the Govern ment has felt itself strong enough to invite law lessness by the wholesale arrest of union officials upon evidently trumped-up 'conspiracy' charges. Fortunately, private warn ing had been given of what might be expected and ample, ar rancrements made for the prevention of all excite ment among unionists, for peaceful submission to arrest and for the fiHing_of all joffices jis -officialsivere arrested, * The Barcaldine arrange ments in particular were so perfect that half a dozen or half aliundred committees would have been forthcoming in due order had they been re quired. . The preposterous * * conspiracy 'charges have thus utterly failed in their purpose and can have no eftecfc but to emphasis...

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LABOUR IN POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

nTHM)llRTHT-JlimCS;te^ M-3Nuav next, April 6th, is the last day for ..putting in claims for the April revision ©QUrft.-. . ... .:.;?.-'..?? ? _..; ? ,;_ ::._.. ? : ? ^ -- ? The Charters Towers T).fl him formaH a. Parliamentary Committee. It may interest it to know that several outsiders hiave their eagle eyes on the Towers, with the countenance of so called 'Liberal' residents, as if a couple of good local Labour representatives were a ridicu lous piece of imagination and ambition. How ever, time will tell for it certainly is about time that the Towers raised its own politicians. The Northern Miner (Charters Towers) frantically shrieks for the arrest and imprison laent of all who take a part in meetings sympa thising with the bushmen. This is the political — ? slavery to which men will be reduced if they per mit themselves to be enslaved socially. TfiB_Valley Workers' Political Organisa tion, establisheiLat the beginning of -March, Jbas already sent in 230 voters' claims for that co...

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THE "WORKER" MAIL BAG. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

TMriwRKEirnBMrmfr Driving away capital. — When the tax gatherer proposes to take a penny fromj_ i;he rieiujimn^ pound, or when poor Oliver JCMst Labour asks-fer ? -ra littlo-more,' the Great Dailies lift up their prophetic - voices and in an ecstaey of consternation cry out ' Woe is ours, for, capital will be driven from theland !' Whereupon the tax-gatherer's knees knock- to _ jjejner ana labour, too, is naii atraia, only per severing in its just demands because of the high improbability of this dire predictiorrbemg trans lated into fact by ite^lnodest claims. We have grown so accustomed to the system by which the hiiRmasB of the world is -Gamed on-Hsotised Jjq buying and selling, to hiring and being hired— that we have-come to regard capital somewhat ^s^etishrto^tfh^isat^ntsejiDi^^ the privilege of life. Nor is ^is much to be wonqered^at. (To buy ^and to^ell, to hire anchtax be hired, in a system old as the hills and quite as deeply rooted ijd the order of things. All other human ...

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