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FEDERAL PREMIER SHIP. MR. BARTON'S RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 December 1900
FEDERAL PREMIER. SHIP. MR. BARTON'S RECORD | ? THE people of New South Wales had little reason to feel proud tof the fact that Sir William Lyne had been ' sent for ' to form the first Federal Govern ment. They have still less reason to congratulate themselves on. the fact that Sir William Lyntf has. been 'induced' to relinquish the job in favor of Mr. Edmund Barton. ? : ? ? ? Apart altogether fr^m the shameful scramble that has just taken place on the steps of the temple,' as the Daily Telegraph puts it, is this so. That scramble for the emoluments of office will long be remembered with shame by every man and' every woman possessing the least regard for po litical decency and straightfor wardness. But, after all, the in cident was only .characteristic of the people concerned. As wje remarked last week, in capitalis tic politics there is neither clean liness, honesty, nor consistency. ? ? ? ? ? ? What then is the record of our ' first ' Federal Premier ? He managed to edge his way in...
NEWCASTLE WHARF LABORERS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
NEWCASTLE WHARF LABORERS. 4 Ok December 23, the usual weekly meeting was heldjit Surrey ville Hall, Mr. J. Dcvine presiding. A. Griffith wrote, urging that the union cast in their lot with the Labor League. Resolved that the proposition re joining the Labor League be rejected. Resolved that the notice of motion to make the secretarial salary £1 per week ttand oier for thee months of the enauing yea? and then be conside ed. Resolved that the sum of £5 be paM to the secretary for his servicps during the past year The following offioerB were duly elected for the half year ending June 30, 901 : President, D. Watkins, M.P. ; V-ce- Presidents, J. C. Struck and 3. Devine ; Sec retary, W. H Stevens ; Assistant Secretary, — fale ; Treasu er, — Bjett ; Trustee* : Mess h. Christie, Bodges, end Dalton Guardians, Messrs. J, Boyd, North, tnglaud , W. C ulton ; Commit tee of Management : Messrs, Wilson, O ulton, Tyson, Shiele, MaBhford, North, White. ? Unsolved 'hat Tjson, Wiggins, and Monnal act ...
LEAGUE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
| LEAGUE ifOTES. ? ? «_ ? Last Sunday's Drmain meeting was oue of the best he'd for some time. The audience was an ex ceptionally large one, and tv-e meetiog lasted nearly three hours. The speake s we e Drake (chur), Holland, and Morish. Rutfeldt and McDermott had charge of ihe Socialist s ties, and a very 1 irge number of copies were disposed of. — ° — ? Tell your besl friend to read The People, anl whan you wish to heap coals of fi eon the' head of your capita' istic enemy, ' just p jst him a capy of the journal of Socialism. - o— Given fine weather to-momw'a meeting in the Domain shnu'd be a phenomenal success. Comrade Neil is to preside, and ihe apeakes selected are Modish, Holland, Thomson, Drake, Rumeieen, and taoronay. There U, how ver, a possibility of the RJchimnd Bivar Rteimer not reaching - ydney in time td permit of Moronsy's ap pearance at the demonstration. Sunlay night at Headquarters is to be a real good t;me for those attending. All the musical talent of the S jcial...
GENERAL EXECUTIVE. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
GENERAL EXECUTIVE. Met at Marx Hair on Monday, December 81. Present ; Comtades D. Aldotia (chair), A. Thomson, J. Neil, A. B. Proud, S. 0. Ola k and P; H Diake. . . . Managing-editor presented bia statement for the week, which wis received. Nominations were opened and read ? ... , Resolved that the , Acting-. General* Secretary communicate with the candidates re selection previous to ballot: Financial statement received. Besolved that the Executive meet on Monday next-. LET every Socialist/be present at the Domain meeting Wttan* day afternoon ; and don't fojget the reft rosette,' : 'Q^^f^^
The Old Century and the New. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
The Old eentnry and. the !-New. . ? Pus, pass, Ol£ Century i Thy wrinkled face £;' It wet with htman tears ; thy hands are red tii With blood ; thine eyes aflame with lust of war ; ;.' Whilst oti th/fadinp front looms large theMarfi; ^ 6' Of Cain ^ The long low wail of widowed; love,' ' Ti e orphan's desolate cry'— the out cast's plffiit, The Bweated toiler'i enrsa, ring in thine ears ?:- As in the final throe them backward fadest ; Into the murky caverns of the Fast. Hail to the Toiler j1 Century. All Hail !. For thee the great and good have fought and died, For thee the Slave of Toil hath languished long, Thine eye is bright, while on thy radiant front V The Day 8tfcr glutens heralding Dawn—! The Dawn off Justice, Freedom, Brother hood. Truth, Season, Love and Peace— when the. Might of Eight Shall rule o'er all the world and man be free — V Free to enjoy the wealth his toil creates, ' Th3 leisure he has won, the fresh pare air, '-? The ecatacy iif being and the love Of all that's ...
AT HEADQUARTERS [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
AT HEADQUARTERS Comrade Thomson filled (ho platform on Sunday last, having for his subject ' Features of the Century.'- Du ing a somewhat lengthy add ess cur comrade touched briefly on many of the changes that have taken place airing the past centnry but which, pa*t1 through want of interest, and partly through interested suppiea sicn, anl also because they are taking place under the very noses of the public, are not recognised in their full importance. One feature of the century hai been the growth and influence of the platform sg'tator, who by reason of the fact that he deals wi'h mattes that fo* obviont reasons are never touched upon by the pres?, has had a tr emend, us influence in moulding public ' opinion and enlightening the community! Every writer on progress, said the lecturer, deals with the sub ject from the Darwinian stand ?point, laying particular stress on ' The survival of the fittest,' and usually insisting on the necessity of competition as a factor in all progress....
Color it Red. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
Color it Red. (The map bl the coniuered Bepublia will i henoetorih ba colored ltd.— Vide papers) Ay 1 color it Bed ! for the kopje and plain ' Have been dyed with the blood of the woundod and alain, And the rivers have run with the crimson flow Of the ebbing life of a gallant foe ; The rooks are bespattered from base ment to head — Ay 1 color it Red^color it Bed. There's a blot that is foul on my coun try's fame, A galling '-reminder of -^England '» shame — The patriot fell by the lyddite shell And was choked by the Christian with fumes of hell; / While the merciless bayonet \&\ jammed to its head — '^ And covered wilh Red — ay, covered' with Bed 1 They are rotting in thousands on hill and in vale, Their widows and orphans in agony wail; While cruel reprisal and heathenish spite Have burned down their homes, till the lurid light Has over the face of the firmament And colored it Bed— ay, colored it Bed! The truth is foroaken and honor is dyed And justice and mercy are no more...
ANOTHER CHAMBERLIN COMPANY MAKES PROFITS OUT OF THE BOER WAR. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
HNOTHER CHaMBER. 'h\m eoMRaNY _ MAKES PROFITS OUT OF THE BOER WAR. ? In our Issue of the 12th, says. the Morning Leader, we pnblished a statement that the Right Hon. Joseph Chamberlain was a share holder in the Colombo Commer cial Company, Limited, to the ? extent oE 400 preference shares of £5 eachrand 500 ordinary shares of £10 each, or a tctal subscrip tion of £7000. Mr. Chamberlain is one of the largest shareholders in that concern. Wa added that we did not know the kind of business which it carried on. It was formed, or rather rerformed, to take' over the business of an other company in February, 1896, when Mr. Chamberlain was al ready Colonial Secretary. We hare now received infor mation as to a portion of the business carried on by the com pany, and we will place it at the disposal of our readers. It con - sista of the following extracts from the Ceylon Observer, the ex tracts being descriptions by its reporters of the progress of the construction of the camp for Boer prisone...
The Deserter from the Cause, [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
The Deserter from the Gaase* He is gone : better so. We should know who atood under Our banner ; let none but the trusty remain, For there's stern work at hand, and the iime comes shall sunder The shell from the pearl, and the chaff from the grain, And the heart that thro' danger and death will Ha dutiful ? Saul that with Cranmer in fire would shake handa ; With a lite like the palace home, built for the beautiful. Freedom of all her beloved demands He is gone from us. Yet shall we march victorious, Hearts burning like beacons— eyes fixed on the goal. And if we fall fighting, we fall, like the glori us, With face to the stan, and all HeaveD in the soul. And aye for the brave stir of battle we'll barter The sword of life sheatbt in the peace of the grave- .. And better the fiercest fate of the martyr, : Than live like the coward and die like the slave. Gbraij) IIassbt.
No title [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
Several atrikea have again broken out in the north of Spain. At Manresa 6,000 men are concerned, and many arrests have been made. At Barcelona a troop of men tried to seize the fortress of Montjuich, but were driven away by the military. The whole district is in a state of unrebt. — 0 — Now that the Duke of York is a Rear- Admiral, he stands on a better footing of equality with his first wife's father. — 0— On Wednesday evening of next week, a social gathering to com memorate the 15th anniversary of the wedding of Comrade and Mrs .Nelson will take place at Marx Hall, 251 Castlereagh-street, Sydney. All Socialist comrades are Invited to be there. Although the lead miners' strike at Leadhill (Scotland)— referred to elsewhere — has entered upon its third year, the men are aa determined as ever to continue the fight until their demands ara conceded by the company. A good number of the strikers are working in the coal pUs of Lanarkshire, where work is plentiful and wages good. A few are ...
THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
THEeOMMON WEALTH AND THE PEOPLE. ?' The conimonweaUh must justify itself to every Australian individual,' say* the Bulletin's red page. Quite right .' And it should justify itself by providing fuller, freer and more equal opportunities of living for every Australian individual Its jusfifi« cation should bo vested in the en during physical betterment of the Australian people, and not merely in the glare and blare, the brilliant pageantry, the gorgeous shows, the reckless extravagance, on the ostentation of tbe moment that passes away and leaves nothing behind but a memory and a long bill. . Yes, certainly. If the commonwealth is to be of the people and not a papor-mado, lawyer - inspired, press - boomed thing that will have to be shaken off in the future as an intolerable incubus, the commonwealth must justify itself to the people through lasting physical, benefits. 'has far the Bulletin writer is on safe ground. But ? how is the justifica tion to be accomplished ? It is so sasy* to ...
"The People." Subs received [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
' The People.' Sabs received J.H.O., Paddington, 2s ; R.M., Dudley, 2s ; -~.H., Newcastle, Is ; A.B.. Merewether, Is ; ' J.M., Merewether, 2s ; W.J., Mere wether, 2s ; J.I., Merewether, 3s ; J.S., Merewether, Is ; — ,G., Newcastle, Is ; J.P., Wickham, 2s ; W.T., Wickham, 2s ; — .H., Newcastle, 3a ; A.S.,Merewetber, Is ; G S., Hamilton, 2s -. H.E., Merewether, Is : P.L., Newcastle, 2s ; B.D., Merewether, 2s ; D.F., Morpeth, Is.; S.M., Wallsend, Is ; W.E.J., Dudley, Is ; M.K., Adamstown, 6s 6d ; H.J., Airley, Is ; E.C., Airley, Is ; W.C., Tor bane, Is ; J.B., Airley, Is ; E.C., Airley, lsYG.D., Torbane, Is ; E-J., Torbane, Is ; M.N., Sydney, Is ; A.F., Mortdale, Is ; F.McC, Wagga, Is ; — .McL, Kingston, Is ; H P., Is.
IN OTHER LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
wmmmJm ^DAH^mr\tiio Austrian' So-Ji»,li»Vc ^ „?- ztttfor; hni ngHtn baeri sentenced to a * ,-? fin* of 100 francs nnrainvKy for ihaulN ' ,i ing thejwliW, who bad lUe^nilyf jrceil ' '. ', theft way into his offioe. It is pretty ' ~- evident; th»t Ibe Government wish to - ~ goad the. people of Gofhoia into some ) act-1 of rebellion so as to be able to ' suppress it by force. — 0— .. .v, ThB Poles %T0 being persecuted in ^ Prussian Poland, The Polish press i* * '« being harassed, associations for artis- £'' tlo purpose* are being dissolved and 7;' the Polish theatre has been shut up. -.' *- Never has » people suffered more than the poor Poles, bat, in spite of these attacks, whether in Russia, Prussia, or Austria they still resist passively. At Goth* the Sociahsta h*vo rmnaged to secure 10 out of 19 aoita in the Ioosl Parliament, fhis has '' been a work of some difficulty as the members of that P^rlUraent are not elected direotly, but indirectly. — o — Mtay Italian laborers are employe...
AFTER THE BIG DRUNK. THE COMING STRUGGLE. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
AFTER THE BIG DRUNK. ? A ? THE COMING STRUGGLE. In such epaca as the daily press has spared from recording preparations for the great debauch are to be found the sign posts fur the coining struggle. Since the shackles of the Australian constitution was finally clinched in the British Parliament, professional politicians hive endeavored to conceal cne isaae to oe decided, but before 1 ho logic of material interests their efforts have counted for nought. The two wings of the capitalist army are ready for the fight, and while acknowledging divided interests, re cognise a mutual necessity to befool the people they despoil — the working class. As their material interests de mand, they are raising the cry of Freetrade and Protection ; and al ready the fatuous efforts of the small fry of professional politicians to nuke a cry of ' The Constitution in danger,' have ended in nothing. No fight can be. fought out solely on false issues. However important certain alterations of the constitution...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
THE PEOPLE Weekly Organ of Australian Socialism. Published every 8»t«rd»y Horning at KIDMAN'S BUILDINGS, Corner York and Market-sts,, SYDNEY. fetJBSORIPTION. ? Hew Bonlh Wales. One Teir (In advsnoe) .. - is. Oue Quarter .. .. Is. Single Oopy .. .. Id; Other Oolodet— Is 6d per quarter, 6s per *«?& ? bgland, America, and other oonntrle*, it yet rear. _____ ADVBaTISBMBNIB. Single Insertion— Pint ineb, Ja M ; eaoh snbsc qnent lnoh, lsM. Sysslal amngementa -for standing ooahaota ; All communications, literary and busi ness, to be addressed, and cheques, P O. Orders. Postal Notes, etc., to be made payab'e to H. B; HOLLAND, Managing Editor. .. :?.;???-. A BLUB MASK Through this par. denotes that your subscription has almost ex* pired. Should you still voah. to have the paper continued, please forward postal note to 'The Managing-Editor, The PEOPLE, Kidman's Buildings, corner York and Market-streets, Sydney.' SL BOLT, lAdmmia* and Bul-Pottlng ? CfiDtraauc BaadUlislMsMbnud. Blgn» tik...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
0011 Summer Trade i» now moving 1 Along briskly, and we are fully prepared for a further eipansion of our . trade bniineii. ? Everj thing that ig new, bright, ani up-todsle will be found at the ?' fieon omfe '--it is always the be»t house for' fariey. Hoods. . Face Nets are in fall prominence, also ? we fell them very cheaply. Pretty Cheneille Spotted Face Nets in black, white .with pink spot, white with black ?pot, black with white spat, magpie, ja' kdaw, and corop'eiion at every pnee, ♦ GL0VE8. Ladies' White Glace Kid Glov r, 4 pparl buttons, x/6 pair. Ladies' White Caitor Washing Gloves, with white and black points, i/ii. .Ladies' Pure Austrian Kid Gloves, tan b own. and black, st.'tch backs, good fitting ind good wearing, 1/liJ pair Ladies' French Kid Gloves at 2/1 1 and 3/lx pair, are unequalled for value. . LMies' 4.bulton Lisle Gloves 6T~pair. Ladies' 4-bntton Imitatian Suede, stitch back, i/. pair. .??-.. Ladies' 4-Lutton Taffetta Silk Glovei, braid backs 1/3 pair. V' HOSIER...
FATHER AND SON. [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
FATHER AND SON. (By Ernest Prbczang.) Bora of them strode on sturdily until they had left the last houses of the town behind them, and the noise of the streets had gradually died . away Then they turned to the right, into a narrow path, which led to the little village where they lived. Now their pace slackened.. The man seemed lost in thought, and with bent back and droop ing head, slowly dragged his weary steps. In his left hand he carried the tin can, which he had taken with him that morning, filled with cold coffee, to the factory. The boy had tied his to a cord and hung it round his neck, so that he could more easily gather the flowers which grew here and there along the hedge row. The man went on, without looking round, and the boy was lett behind. Then he ran on to overtake his father, arranging the scanty blossoms and long grass into a bunch. ' These are for mother. They are not so nice as those 1 used to pick going to school. I could spend the whole afternoon in the fields. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 5 January 1901
THE SOCIALIST / ©BBltORY. ON SUNDAY NEXT. The Australian Socialist League will Inaugurate the New Cento ry by a Demonstration in thu Do main, at }$ p.ia. Decorated plat* forma and an array of speakers. ' .?:---&%. AT NIGHT-. ? At Headquarters, Marx Hall, 251 Oastlereagh-streat, Interna tional Concert and speeches. HABBT^raSQGAandCO, . ?????? ;.--.^--.-'^:i;.:v£ar '.,-. ??? Vdm&i.ttmi^yfr:?.-;,. ???-.?? '? Wortoff SfcirU aad Plannelj -:W :???.. ?.-?)