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SOME BUSH RHYMES. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

[?] ', Somebody . said, ** Let who will make a natioiTs lawri so long as I write its songs,' The following wpecittums'.of bqsh jrhyming~recea'tly sent to the WoaKKR- from' various sources indi cqite-pretty clearly the feeling and philosophy o£ the JDu^bmen on various matters :— THE UkimM-Of OLBBMOKT. ; ' „ ' It happened upjii Queensland, '. . In the great wild tiery North, ' _; Three4iundred union horsemen'' ? _^ In their frenzy sallied forth X * ^ '' And while drunk with rage, and maduesn -— — {'Tis a matter for reproach) __; ' ? - —. — r _Th«y scared three 'noble squattersT^ ^ Who Were riding in a coach. / Not witli Nordenfeldts or Gatlingt, — Like the Gov'ment ion the loose,} , .But that kind of moral suasion j Which the papers call abuse ; ; And upon this gi^at occasion , , ? - ? I ? Thgre^as really some excuse^ j_ ? HL_ For mixing red-hot language ' ' With their rich tobaqco- juice, ., But that hero, Sergeant Dillon, '-?.. K^pt .those wicked men at bay, And with splendid skill ...

Publication Title: Worker
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ORGANISING THE NAVVIES. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 April 1891

ORGANISING THE NAVVIES> ORGANISER CASEY"S ideas on organising the were thus expressed at a big meeting held at the Seven-mile Camp, Gladstone-Bunda- berg railway contract, two weeks ago : — " All your attempts at organising in the past have failed, simply because isolated action has been taken. What you want is an organisation that will first extend throughout Queensland. This will be seen at once if you consider the natures of your employment. For instance, we have an organisation on the North Coast line,   another at Mungarr, one at Cairns, another at Barcaldine, and so on. We will now suppose that a contract is let at Bowen, Immediately there As a rush of men to this place; these men come from all quarters, are most likely hard up, and there is no society to protect them ; the places they have left cannot do so, it being im-   possible for a local man to look after those who have left, and those who remain behind also ; the result will be that...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 April 1891

r OFFICIAL N0TIF1CAT10MS. Official announcements of unions and recognised labour organisations inserted free of charge. Will Harry Taylor, who sent a money order for £1 18s. to Sec. Thos. M'Gregor on November 12, 1890, communicate with the Secretary of' the Queensland Labourers' Union, a hitch having occurred in the ob-~ taining of the money. . . ? R, LYDEN CROWE, ? Act, Sect

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SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 April 1891

SMOKE-HO. ^ The Charters Towers Miners^ Union has ? decided to withdraw from t^duM. Ar— ~ ? MuiTABUKKA has been eatirely^reed from _ Chinese or any other coloured labour. 'Free- - dom of contract ' didn't do it, either. ? An ©Id and valued ooStrihutor to : the Wobker suggests ' Vigilance Committees ** in every electorate, not only to register electoral claims, but to advance the Labour movement in their districts in every possible way. , - The Charters Towers republicans -deny _ ' e-mphatir-n11y that thriy nxa anything but tfre ad vanced Labour party and claim to be striving to educate the unions, notmerely to capture various public offices. -.: A pbee circulating library has been «stab lished at the main camp, Barcaldine. - It already contains U00 vdlumes7]anH^ii^e^»mHe^1sf^^ readers on its books. It is intended to start a permanent library pn-the termination of the strike. I ? Mb. E. D. Clare, a member of the Q.L.U.. who sent £1 to the Worker forix-oJ«L - — last year, is j»poi4eii...

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THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 April 1891

— — — -Tbfijtvftrwbftlming rejection by the bush unions of the propnsaHo waive the 4abour objections to .xnent and the capitalistic organisation that there is something more to be considered than a few unionist officials. It has I5een~~said that rthe bushmen have been forced inferiiie^fight^iay^lir few leaders. Those in the movejffliait_knew_ — ; -thoroughly wettlh^theligimiig had been f- -rced by the furious indignation of the rank and file at the unjustifiable attack upon them of organised squatterism. The ballot has shown the solidity of this feeling even after tejiweejvsli%ht£»t£ — it' is the practically unaniiholi^Teefii^j)f_the jiush ;__ -workers. And wh^rts^hefloverniftent^oing tq_ do about it. ,:,-.'. ? ' ? _ .. ' *, ????♦?- * J^ ? v^ ? Nothing, I think, could exhibit the shameless effrontery of the professional politician 'more than the posing of Sir S. W- Griffith before the ,, K.B.W^JbabourCojganiission. This leader of a (jroyernment whichjagitly refuses to_aay a Hingle '...

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THE CAPITALISTIC CONSPIRACY. Strike Committee's Manifesto. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 April 1891

Strike Committee's Manifesto. „. The way the bushmen looked at the action of the Government is shown by the following pro clamation! issued^ April U : — 'The- Strike Committee having considered the position of the Capitalistic Organisation and the action of a Government which consists largely of imftmhftrfl ofthiH f!?i.prtn4tn4vH^ organisation jHitngrr dependents, is. pf opinion that Quppns|and~and~ Australia are confronted by a capitalistfic con spiracy, having for its object the utter stibjuga tion of the wage-earners. , -if The Strike Committee is forced to tlii^conclu 4»y the following facts,: — j 1. The drawing up _ without consultation with, the t- Jworkera^irectly interested of an agreement /infcroduc ' — ftig^aew-GoaaiiioiiBoMe^onHijte JbyJthfiLsaid workers, of^el^aelidiF^^ife|pter=wage^ Items, ignoring the eight-hour and the whitte Queens land movements, of providing extortionate and unjust penalties for breaches of contract otherwise dealt with pylgwrrawt of making the squ...

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BRISBANE'S LABOUR HALL. Chief Justice Lilley Lays the Foundation Stone [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 April 1891

BRISBANE'S LABOUR HALL, . ? ^ ? - ? Chief Justice Ltlley Lays the Foundation _. ^ ? H5ton©i^ ? ? For six long years a committee composed of aei.ega.tes from the various Brisbane labour unions has been continuously working, latterly as a Board of Minagement, to get a hall for Labour.- After astounding opposition from various cabinets, a grant of land was secured and from various sources sufficient funds have been secured to start operations. The Eight Hour — Union Committee? lias born particularly active hi the work, having raised 'no less than ?£S0Q by art unions and sports, while a goodly number of i societies took up shares as a form of investment ! for funds^-^Tticuterly before the drain of the big maritime - strike. By hard and devoted work, all preliminary difficulties were overcome and on Saturday, April 4th, the foundation stone of the future Teazle of Labour wks laid. This does not mean that the cnmtiriit.ten ran ^ow rest on their oars, however, for-theJaelp^f-every^ — unibn...

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CAPITALISTIC COMMISSIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 April 1891

CAPITALISTIC COMMISSIONERS. The railway cbmmissionerSjin an official letter -io-the-JEngine~ Drivers and Firemen's Assockv^ tion, stated :—?_.'- - - __They. My,eLheierJtofcd_the slighteattddoubt-of-t — loyalty^ofihte branch of the railway servic^^Lindee^r: -of the lnlellintiiiL mamburH nt t.hf- MMlwiyHiHirr hn - - they *egrefc to observe from the press reports that cer ^tain-of-theTemploTes are not t-niy publicly proclaimin _ 'their sympathy with the shearers and others in th .- present labour strueele but are actually setting at de- , ^rflance-allja^f ully cpnEtituted authority ; thereby pro longing thVcolnflict from which it behoveB all railwa employes to keep aloof. The commissioners wish, to be widely known that under no ciroumstances-W railway employes, being Government servants, be per mitted in any way to identify or ally themselves with either side in any labour dispute. .— -—'-- _--°^--_- — Whereupon, Hie Mailway y^M?«,omciajjoiirnal of the Q.R.E. A., inquired : ?-.... ? JB...

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THE "WORKER" MAIL BAC, [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 April 1891

TOt^WOBI^^-lttll JBAC, - -^orrespondeatsTi7ill please write on one side of the Pmbmji^, Oommentet-SuggeBtiionB, theories or any ^wfier matter Jht¥nde^l fdrTbne ^Heair^oth^Sides-' column «bould4-e as short and devoid, of superfluities as possible. Correspondents who do not desire to run -jjha fialr nj hlaftk-.iiaTfiwg fry Jupyjng |ftftfr HJKUttimtttl H.I* taohed to anti-capitalistic ideas should use a nomde plume, enclosing their own names for the editor's satisfaction solely, where-no nom-de-plume is used, the initials only of the name attached will be inserted unless express .permission to use the full name is given. Every worker should feel that he can use the columns of his own paper, subjeot to unavoidable edi torial supervision, without fear and without favour. i . ? — - ? -» By peaceful means, if possible.— In refer - ence to the great crusade at present being car ried on in the interests of labomy i think it is scarcely necessary to point out the necessity of sticking to cons...

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SOME BUSH RHYMES. WHAT'S FORTUNE? A SHADOW. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 18 April 1891

SOME BUSH RHYMES. what's fortune? a shadow. ^WfeatVtetune^ ^ -AifiacIqSr __i — — That flies as we seek it, ~7T Or comes when we give up -.??—-, The chase in despair; ? The word changing of t-time ? Thfi tnntnfttit. y£ npftftk it — ? ' ? Changing from slavery To union, I declare. . \ (Bather rough versifying, that Imt.) So never give way . _' though bad luck may be handy, There is something in ^^1^*6 ^ .-. Foreacn workman who tries; ' Don't drown all your grief .'_.'_ In those pubs and those shanties, But join our true union ? ? ' And then you'll be wise. ? . Qur union is strong ? ?- ' ^And true tp^te members, _ In case of oppression '1« will no man despise ; — -^ It helps jpor jbjish wand'rBrs ? In getting fair wages - ' At droving and woofeheds — — ? r ? And stations likewise. ♦ - -? ^So^roll-up afronee ? — ? '.—..—- =.-=- _^__, ^o_^aylor the Ka^ive *__— _ ^ , ' Ypuil own youll have to ? — / — 7— ^©nTfc pleasant surprise. ~ V ===== — ^^M&%4ss^stiG^gia kindly ? — \- — — ~ -—...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

THE SQUATTERS ANDI ?fTJH.E BREWERS BLOCK THE WAY,

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INTERCOLONIAL LABOUR CONGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

INTERCOLONIAL LABOUR CONGRESS. ~ The seventh InteroolDiri&1~Lttbour Congress opened at Ballarat on the 22nd April. Mx. W.^ Hurdsfield (of the Ballarat Trades and Labour Council) was elected president. The delegates were officially welcomed by the mayors of Balla rat and Ballarat East and the MM.L.A. for the city. The Queensland delegates were : — Messrs, C. McDonald, General Council, A.L.F, ; W. Lane, Central -District, A.L,F.;JX Bowman, Baisbana District, A.L.F. f T. Httey, Engineers ; H» Boon, Miners ;XJ. Meehan, Q.S.U. ; H. — ^uteiL^ffljli^Brads^avw^Seamen's Union. -On the moUen^of^IrTirz^^^itonf {Sydney Trades^ - GouncUHhe^ongi^ss resolved :-— That the delegates from New Zealand, Tasmania, South Australia, West Australia, New South Wales and Victoria, in congress assembled, refuse to credit ? tfae^tcteiaf^rfolenceand^iawlessneBB attributed to the— t^ueensiand bush workers by the capitalistic news paper press, and that the delegates here assembled heartily sympathise with...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

: jomeiAi notiRCAHoiis, Official ftnnounoements of unions and reT3ognised labour organisations inserted free of charge. Will Harry Taylor, -wlia-«ent-^ money orfler for. £1 imrto^Sev, Thm.jS*&?$mt Tin November 1% 1890* comtnunicate with the Secretary of the Queensland Dabourera' Union, a hitch having occurred in the ob taining otthe^aoney. - - ? -— — — — *— — ^ — ? B. LYDRW^jrowi^ Act. Sec. 'Worker' SubMtHptlon Rates. Co-opEEATrvE SooiBTiEfl, Pet ^ Meisber per^ar 7fjfT SmatiE 80BSOBn3BBS, per year. . ' .. .. ? .. 2/ ^jnole Sdbsoribees, per copy .. ... ..id. Newsagents' Rates, j Per Dozen^payments monthly) .. .. . . 9d. IS-MehiberB of the A.L.F. and_of nori-afflllated societies ^nd others ban help the- Labour movement by urging their newsagents to sell the Woekkr. Remittances Remittances to the Worker sliould.be made where possible in cheque, post office order, or postal note. Penny stamps oanr however, be sent. where-other form of remittance is in any way inconvenient. ' — D...

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THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

THE EDITORIAL MILL However the ' conspiracy 'cases may go, the Clermont ** rioters 'have been fixed up. The men who have been dragged half-dressed-through the streets, ironed like the. original :=' free labourers,' chained together like bullocks, ftBUSfiQ |3V DUO CBTHtftllfitlC T3ffi?BB £111(1 fllUPICCt tO ? every indignity within the power of the capita listic Law which now tyrannises over the workers of Queensland, have been proved inno cent. Denied bail until Chief Justice Lilley intervened, re^afded^ by the precious ' public opinion' which radiates as a halo round the horns of Capitalism, they are still innocent. A jury has declared them 'Not guilty.;1' - And what has Griffith got to Bay about it now ? __^_^ii^ftgdiy necessary to remark that lawyers can always make out a case, even if their play is only ' atwme the other side.*' That is their busi ness. They take pay indifferently for the plaintiff or the defendant, and are therefore exceptionally - pnwUBed'hrtbe~yerbal somersau...

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COMBINATION AND CONCILIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

— -i^MDfaat-tfaerc aye ether ways of-loolong-iat the ^ainmr-tnovenjentHifcatt-Tii^^ ' freedom of contract ' capifcaUjis will be seen t-y the following. It is the reprint of a speech delivered at, ^Cardiff tEi^.1,Tiot^)yTi unionist r' agitator1' or;by» ^aiia$ie&lJ0Gia1isMMU\^ Sir Edward Reed, X«G.B,,M.P., and several othertitles^^^^ It seemed to him to be an essential condition to the well-being of society that the labouring classes should be organised asthoroughiyand completely as (possible- And for his life he could not understand the, position __of_ 4jjojse__j?eogle— - whether employers or nol^wfio^viewed wWar alarm the progpress of trades and labourers1 unionism, and who felfe that the future of the' country was compromised by the extension of' such organisation. Why, in his opinion, the future of the country ^vas very seriously compro^ jnisefl^dpja^elolr^^ cause the grasping, inhuman sptftshiiesK^oi Jnen- had unrestrained scope in every sphereof human labour an-3 activit...

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IN THE WORKER WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

IN THE WORKER WORLD. '''TGtBkXt p're'paratiohs -'are being made throughput Europe to celebrate the May Labour Day; ~~r ~ ~ ? ._ THE~Melbourne iron trades have arranged an open conference, ove^which_an employer and Employe will preside at alternate meetings. Croydon has already contributed £200 to the Labour Defence Fund* / Good bi». when we remember ,how that Beld has suffered from -' exemptions. n ~~~ ^ T)ubing his Northern tour President McDonald organised a navvies' union at'Black well,x)n ^lie^orinanton-OroydoMriine. Themen in camp numb©t!©d420, and every one joined The Awtralian Crn^n^Hi^e~tt^We~of-a new paper! published in Melbourne^for the promotion of the '* Federation of Labour and the Political Organisation of the working classes.' - rr ? Branches of the Labour Electoral League iffl#ajb^m=eitiMisn^m4^yw^ *tBs.-'^~The; Trades Council intends ^to or^nise one^n^very oonstituency-in theoolony^ ? -J The members of the Hughenden Women's IJnion are the most enthusiastic lilackleg...

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THE CAPITALISTIC CONSPIRACY. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

?-t THE ^AWTAUSJJC CONSPIRACY. _ the pastoral difficulty. — The pabturaliwU aie still busy scouring the colonies for blacklegs with but scant success. The Rockhainpton ^tnafa-lkave resulted in the acquittal of all the men charged wiih-rioting at Ciermont, who, however, have been rear^U^-ioiLjLiiliinidation. _ Martin has been found guilty of using seditious language— calling therQueen namBs, &c. J'our— of the unionists charged with rioting at Capella nave been convicted and two found guUty .__ Of ^ ftSSPtnnling JOT — unl&WIUl — pUr^jtjaoSi ? Tiit? ? -^unionists are — reported to be firm ' every where and determined to starve or go to ^^Mslxa^her^han^^iiHbHe-^iiuatters' agreement. The Government continues its policy of I persecu^ tion. Reinforcements of troops have been sent to several places, and the law has been sprained or oyerriden in numerou8_cases to secure con —^4cttons_4igaitasiL.imiojJ|gr^r5oJ?l]lM deling is ~^b©e9Bwiig-^ore-^ronouiiGed 4n MmwtlMZ^^^z :^jri£ew...

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SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

SMOKE-HO. Fieteen thousand miners have' struck for shorter hours in 'Westphalia (Prussia). The Brisbane G.L.U. is being reorganised with Matt. Reid as-secretary pro tern. — — - i^TRE-Qeorge^^-Axitj ^der^hich -^Taylor - and others are charged with conspiracy^M^ecH repealed in England, bid is-in force in Queensland ! Norwood, chairman of the, Joint Dock Committee which ^so^itterly fought the Dockers| . Union a couple of years ago, died last week.} The Dockers' Union still lives and flourishes. ? — 3JT is understood that the Government propose to reduce the salaries of all civil servants by 10 per cent. This is rendered necessary by T;he heavy expenditure on jthe DeienceJEorce. _ — p- — Msr^iNDALii is going home by the Taroba for the purpose of procuring a number of free labourers to toe brought out at the expense of the workers of this colony in time to assist the squatters nejet season. . ? One branch of the Broken Hill miners has levied itself 2s. 6d. per week for the bush men and s...

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LILLEY AND THE SOCIALISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 2 May 1891

UlLEY AND THE SCIGIAUSTS. The Australian Socialist League forwarded the . following letter to the Ohiei Jusfeice :—** Dear Sir,— I am instructed by the Central Executive' ..- Uduncll of Australian 'Socialistic Xeague to' con-- jueyto-you-the-hearty thanks of tl«e members of ?thatXeague for the honest and earnesjLmftnner in which you have supported the bush workers af Queensland in their, attempt^to- rfisist^the -^ tyrannous oppression of the Queensland Gbverri mew;, ana orgamsea torces o\ unscrupulous capital* .and wa trust you will be enabled to con- ? — tinue to fight for the cause of workers, not only in the north, but Chreughout Australia. , W^ iia ye akQ react with yer^ great pleasure findT j_ approval the socialistic addresTdelivered 'by 'you ^-^zr at the laying: of the' foundation: storfiH *bt th« : Brisbane Trades; Hall Qtt Saturday jani. I rc maih yours very respectfully, Ei)\m-*f. Bkady/ Secretary,' : ? ^. Sir- Charles replied as follows :-— * 'SiBj—I have to acknowledge '...

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THE POSITION OF CAPITALISM. It Will Neither Confer Nor Arbitrate—So Long as it Owns the Government. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 16 May 1891

Jt Will Neither Confer Nor Arbitrate -So ? During the^past fortnight the basBrstfifegitr^ most of its ^details has been a monotonous repetil -tion-T5f=T-rejepas^^ arrested on .frivolous charges, including Secretary Kewley, ofjhe_Q.S.0,}- on an accusation ot per jury, consisting of_daring to give evidence in favour of 'conspiracy' prisoners! Some men have been discharged, ^reatly_JsLiihe-X!hagriB of Government and squatters, including chairman Dillon, of the Ada vale camp. Some more have been committed for trial. As for the looked for trial of the 'conspiracy' leaders -at'Rockhamp- ton, it is so far a howling farce. There have been iio sensational disclosures and very little evidence - of any fetndrexcefft thas^Bgigggfemen ' boohoo '' blacklegs. Ho evidence whatever, of any kin&y has been offered against some of tYie prisoners. J& is utterly useless to attempt-to summarise the case so far. When it is concluded, the Worker — will analyse the evidence on which workmen a...

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