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HE LAUGHS BEST WHO LAUGHS LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

SXE £AUGHS .BEST' WHO LAUGHS LAST.

Publication Title: Worker
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
The Labour Vote up till June 24. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

The Labour Vote up till June 21. Ihe loiiowing table ehows the consti tuencies, xiauieb auu votes polled by .the iaboue candidates elected xn Kew ooiith VValea up to- Wednesday last. Also the grand-total of votes cast up till, then for all labour candidotes. .This total does not of -course— include— -the— -enormoiis- ijuaiber- ? Bj-mpathetic electors scattered through the, uncontested electorates : — Bahnain .. . . : J. Johnnton . 8146 ? I W. A. Murphy ?' 2104 G.D.Clark ? 2525__ ? E. DaH*iey — ZZ~—^ -25*&~~~^- Canterburj' . . ' T. Baxuuer- ? 4449 _^__ — — ^rCTTTDais&hey ^'-- 4876 TJTebe .. .. T. J. Houston 1472 tjoulhiim.. .. Dr. Haiiie— -, a28 TTewtown . . . . F. Cotum _ '- - . 2578 J. Hendle 2411 Newcastle - . . D. Scott 2912 J. L. Fegan 2882 Redfern .. .. H.£Jloyie -2988 ? ? W.F. Schey 2768 J. S. T. MGowan 27-» _ ? W. H. Rh^rp ? 2686 West Sydney . . J. D. Fitzgerald ' 4174 G. Black 4078 - ? ^--A.jL.KeUx ? 8798 T. M. Davis 2710 Mudgee — „ ? ^ R. Jones ? — ? _l21Ji ...

Publication Title: Worker
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

smott-HQ. ? The RockhampJieB masoa— strike has been setted. ___JLn attempt is being made to force_ ' freedom of contract' in Port Adelaide. ~ Tbenwith, iihe Victorian — labour M.L.A., is lecturing in Sydney on 'The Conspiracy Laws' and gi-*ng the Queens land Government and certain Queensland judges fits. Henry Ebb, shearer, is asked. to com municate with Mick Hyiand, Heathoote, T?jQ^_ Victoria ; and anyone having Erb's address or anything ~ oT'liis whereabouts should let Hyiand know too. The Brisbane Engine and Winchdrivers' ^Kolon .^aying'_!amalgamated with the Masters and Engineers oF River Steamers, a jpy^pnatvl wan m»Af-, fny withdrawal from the A.L.F. When a ballot was taken only two voted for secession. The Brisbane District Council has con vened a conference of representatives of workers' political organisation for Tuesday next to consider the advisableness of forming a fipnt.ra,! nnnnm'l so that united ^action may be taken in all political matters. Tozer, Colonial Secretary,...

Publication Title: Worker
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LABOUR IN POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

UBOUB -JN-HHJIJCS^ ? ^Pabhambnt meets-on Tune 30th^whgn the employer Assembly and squatter Govern ment will mutually scratch backs. There are ten labour candidates yet to be heard from in New South Wales. It is expected that from 30 to 35 seats will be carried. Now Queensland 1 The Gladstone Liabour Union has lately got 300 names on the electoral roll and hopes to make the 'capitalistic sub-committee' one less when election time comes round. ' The Fortitude Valley Workers' Political Organisation has invitedHsfae ArL.ff. to act conjointly with it in all future political meet - ^ngs in that district. Kilkivan is Tozer's hunting ground. It ground ttiiat renders it impossible to get electoral claims forms there. 'Jimmy' Johnston worked at his boilermaking till Saturday dinner time and topped the Balraain poll on the following Wednesday. Not much professional poli ticianing about that ! ? The Sydney elections were held on W^dnesday-insteadi-ot-on the JisuaLSatur^ day in order to nip the ...

Publication Title: Worker
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
Answers in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

? . — sr - ? - Answers in Brief. Hi R., Fortitude Valley :— fhese thingB have always to be expected;— Besides you dpn't^underc stand. _ The man urqueBVionhal'foT'a 'consider- able time been working for a billet and aspires to Parliament, only he can't get others to appreciate him. He h a* tried unsuccessfully for a paid aecre taryship ana tor a seat on a royai ouuiuiibbiuu, Now, he is working on commission for a prominent member of the Employers' Association who is out spoken in his feverish desire to burst up the A.IJ.F. and who also agrees with the employers' ;. scheme to split the Labour vote at the coming elections by running dummy Labour candidates. ' Naturally, capitalistic newspapers appreciate such ' intelligent unionists ' but the approval of capitalistic newspapers is now the reverse of a satisfactory .reference in the minds of most wage earners. '? . Jonks, Gyrapie :— Mostly too stale. ThoBe things ought to be freBh. Have picked out some goo.l lines, though. Vagabond Char...

Publication Title: Worker
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SHOPS AND FACTORIES COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

SHOPS AND FACTORIES COMMISSION. .The repdrtSTif ^etwoTjectionsof^ihe Shop* I and Factories Commission have been' pub- \ lishdd, and are very much as forecasted in \ last issue of the Wobker. The majority re« ; port is signed Jjy_twelye commissioners, in cluding the chairman, the doctor, MjL.A. the women on the commission. The eight ; commissioners signing the minority, report : are :— J. Chapman, A. J. Hunter, J. J. ? Kingsburv, W. K. Salton, T. E. White, R. \_ W. Thurlow (all Queen- street 'shopkeepers or shop managers), T. Morrow (George-street ^shopkeepeTmd lolly TnakeT),^and ^M.IiiA.', D. H. Dalrymple, who is best known as run- - ning tandem with Hume Black in champion* ? ing coloured labour or cheap Italians in lieu thereof. --^e^^Mort8l»v*--been.frflehr_.-«iti- ? cised by the B'i'bane press with the fairness which always characterises their treatment ? of labour matters, the Courier and Observer manufacturing a clause of their own as a basis for denouncing the majority recomme...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
THE LAST OF THE BUSH STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

tflE (AST OF THE BUSH STRIKE. — Ok June~13r the buslrBtrike was mailed off after lasting fron January 10, when the shearers refused to sign the .pastoralisis' agreement at Lo^asuBowns. , The- reply to' Jhe-^trike Goniuiittee's question : 'otoall the strike be called .off without officially oon oeeding7* freedom-of contract, backed as it Was by the statement that funds had failed, Was lairly unanimous in spite of a bitter feeling pervading the buishmen that the fight ?hould be continued t-oiuetiow or other to^ general shearing. Supreme efforts were made in various parts of the South to raise aufficient funds to enable ^Queensland to hang OU)b tut without d'finite results, and nothing occurred to alter the opinion of tbr^e in the ?Wifrpoait-.inn *° ki...sv v-haf. fnrtW struggling was ill-advised. '; fie general effect has been that the men art* practically returning to -work wherever it-rjfetsp=tfa^a8t-rcsi3taSco~ to thfl pastoralits' agreement being at _GharlevilK t° vi'ch a cargo o....

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SOME LABOUR LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

SOME LABOUR LAWS. Tliierets more'**freedom of cohtractr'Hit Italy than anywhere else in the ' civilised ' world, asjwill be seen from the following list of ages at whioh children -are free to 'ijon- tract ' in various countries :— ' ? Italy .7 ? 77 .i. ... .. Niue .' Hungary . . . . . . . . Ten Denmark — .. .. ?.. .. Ten ? . England.. ? ^ ? Ten ; - Belginm . : _ . . :. .. .^ Twelve Germany ? Twelve Netherlands ? Twelve Luxemberg .. .. .. ., Twelve' Sweden . . .... . . . . Twelve ??- France .-.-- -;.y.-:.::r,.-—- _._,— .. Twelve Switzerland .. ? Fourteen Austria .. ? _u ? u ? ^ ? . . Fnmtgen. Ho^ev^TjJIii^isJi-speakinf^parts tag Italy pretty close and..th«-Q««ft'-sfop!t-t. s^ntion of the late Factories Commission is doing its best to keep there. The idea of children not working till they're fourteen — common people's children, you know ! '' It may do_Grim'th good to read the fol lowing stoteiueutby M.I'. Addison, the great English Q.C., made in a letter to tiie AsUton under-Lyne 'lra...

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To Members of the A.S.U. and G.L.U.A. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

To Members of the A.SL17. and G.L.U.A. As Hie period is now approaohing when the loyalty of members of the above unions may pro bably be tested, when the question that has agi tated the classes employed in pastoral pursuits for §0 lone will have for the common welfare to be ?ettled, it behoveB all to be firm and united and loyai and true to their organisations. I cannot - -too strohely impress upon you the absolute neces sity of being orderly and paying respect to laws Slihe land that^low exist and to observe a demeanour that will maintain your character as law-abiding citizens. You must be well aware that at this orifcical juncture your opponents are ' watchful and keen and efforts may be made to prejudice you in the eyes of the public. You should endeavour both by your demeanour and 'actions };o eommand public respect if .not sym pathy. You are urged not to Bfen any agreements of the pa^toraliats' associations iwt to enter onlv into th« verbal agreements— that is, the general labo...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
N.S.W. LABOUR VOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

JLllLLABOMzMIL ? ? [ ? : ? J^- ? - -? „ .The daily papers say as little as possible' the New South Wales political arena. Their ~Bdit»tia1xoltanmH4{»nore^he-aifttter-Gr— touch- on it as of inertly casual importance ; their very news columns conceal as -far -a* jwssible the victories of Labour candidatps_and ruen tion not a word of the intense excitement which has ag; fa ted the Labour ranks of the neighbouring colony. They attempt to — afnTftfrrr-fcfrfT p jthmvI nf ~t1je_^agtlPlC^ia^- the monstrous aggressions of Capitalism and *©f the capitalistic governments by keeping us as ignorant of the progress of ev«nt-r across the-border as they attempted -to keep his of ttie~result of the recent elections-in New Zea^ land. For the New South Wales election's have been for Labour a~gloriou.£ and em phatic victory. Electorate after electorate has been swept clean by Labour candidates Ministers of the Crown and leader of the op ppfiiMnn hn,v* hean^thrQwn4gnomi«iottsly4faio outer darkness by de...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
From Our Sydney Correspondent. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

—From Our Sydney Correspondent. vVednesday, June 17th, 1891, will tver be 'memorable m-fefa«-i«du8trial *uuals-t-f- New_ _fouuth- W ales, ^axd,-in4ir^ctly^the ^w4ioie^of Auutralia. Oa that day 18 goBaina labour reprtBen t ati ve»i ? w^ES-returaea-to 4^ariiaiiient iu the verv teeth of tradition, and that vairue turgid quantity couuuonly iound^beheath -the banner ot law, order and shoot- 'em-uown- ri5iirith8. Chie^and burning interest centered round the^Wesc Sydney electorate, where ifitzgeratdjthe delegate who went to England, George Black, subeditor bt the jbuilctin, Davis, of the rieainens' Union, and Kelly, of the WiiaifHtatoourersr^wsreTn^dTo plump agiiiust Dan O Connor, Postmaster-General ; Playlair, J. D. Vouug, Abigail, and Wool cott-Waley — men who all rjapresentecii ihe wealthy ^ovemiug glasses which have hither to held, the sway. The skirmish is over now, but it was short, sharp and sudden. The capitalistic crowd went down into the dust aud the uuuibeis showed that luxfcgur...

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Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
AS IRELAND WORE THE GREEN. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 27 June 1891

AS IRELAND WORE THE GREEN. By right of birth in southern land I send my warn- ing forth.     I see my country ruined by the wrongs that damned the north.             And shall I stand with tireless eyes and still and silent mouth   While Mammon builds his Londons on the fair fields of the South ? Chorus. Oh, must we hide our colour       In fear of Mammon's spleen?       Or shall we wear the bonnie blue   As Ireland wore the green?   As Ireland wore the green, my friends ! As Ireland wore the green ! Aye, we will wear our colour still, As Ireland wore the green!     I see the shade of poverty fall on each sunny scene, And slums and alley-ways extend where fields were evergreen.   There is a law that stamps the flower of freedom...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Queensland Labour Defence Fund. ROCKHAMPTON DISTRICT COUNCIL'S STATEMENT. RECEIPTS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 July 1891

^^uecnaland ILaboxir 3-efenT;^=Funa.^ BOCKHAMVTON DlSTBlCT CoUXCIL'fi Bi'ATKMEXT. ' ? V . RfiCKll'TK. Mount Morgan— ? „ _ JLs^Jk Concerts and Subscriptions . . '' . . U-i H 3 Jlockharaptoh— Oontributipnsj &c. ? 211 :i 0 By Balance ....... .. !) 0 9 . ? . ' :?»«() 17 0 . Exi'BNurnrJtE. Food to Shearers in Gaol .. ?? H' '?* 0 Bank Draft to Brisbane, April -J. .. 70 D 0 ,,^ „ Juno 1!- .. H) 0 0 Board, Lodging, Pares from ? ? t-ony^c^- ..-??. ? rr— r. — 21 '0^0 R. Lyons (Capelfa Rioting Account) .. li H (I -R. Lyons (Defence of Men at Police Court) .... .. ?? ?? ft 5 0 Expenses to Mount Morgan, collect- ' — - ing.ic. ?'___?? ? ??' '?? ?-? 7 lti 0 -^tmtrturMeetmcrs. (school of Arts ' . . ;'i 0 0 - „ ? „ Hibernian Hall .. 2 ?- 0 I'.xpenses in connection with above mofltinge ? :- -i 15 0 Advertising ? ...010 Telegrams ? 9 d 0 Stationery, Stamps, &.c ? . . 2 0 0 Printing .. ? ? ;' 'f ' Jucidentals ? ???? ? ?» 0 « ? Gath in Bank of Australasia ..... 20 0 0 MM 17 0 We, the und...

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THE SONG OF THE PAVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 July 1891

THE SONG Of M PAVEMENTS '^hTTB^worldxjf-weary longing, ? Oh, the wealta* of grief and caje That is seen upon the faces -?? That we meet wiiU everywhere ; Oh, the crleB of bitte* sorrow That are echoed with the beat * Of the feet that press the pavements Of the city's busy atreejt— By their never-ending clatter On the pavements of the street. ? Qh^the jnany Jiearta that struggle 'Neath an bverload of pain ; Oh, the many souls than languish In an agony of shame; Oh, themany noble martyrs — ^Wbo unnotioBd 1M and die In that stream whica like a river Is for ever drifting by— That is ever drifting by. And I sTanoTwithin the shadow, And I watch them come and go, Here the child with hair ot sunshine, There the sage with beard of snows And Lpause awhile and listen To the difference in the beat Of their footsteps as they rattle On the pavements in toe street— To the difference in their footsteps Onthe pavements in the street* -? Then I walk a little further In an atmoBphere impure, Till I st...

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AUSTRALIAN LABOUR FEDERATION. GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 July 1891

? A^STftA-UAiLL-OOUJl FEDERATION. GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING. ? TJbe Ji£ennd_An«uai Session of the General Cou n c i 1 wTTri)eTMMaTTowi)BTrileT»n^WednesdayT the 2-5th day of August ncfxt, U$l,.,_wben it is desirable that all Districts of the Federation _ should be represented. _ ,. District Councjls_havjng notices of motion or other business for consideration by the General Couneil_wilij_g_ire to notify the General Secre tary of samenotlaler than Thursday, 28rdJuly, in m-tfer that such business niay be 'placed on 'the Notice Paper and submitted to the various ins tricte previous to the time appointed for the open ing of the Annual Session, Albert Hinc&cliffe, General Secretary.

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WHAT SOME PEOPLE THINK. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 July 1891

WHAT SOME PiOPli 1HINK. Labour Candidate Byhkes, of Bur netti writes : — ' ''.' The Queensland Government is something like Buck Ftuishaw : ' He*'was all for peace, he would 3J^Bj*a5aygggTrffAp h^ m mil n dogeiLjiien Jo __ get it.' So the Government was so eager to pre serve the law that it did not care if it broke it a ^fty^fl-#rm^-^n the fl,t-fr»mpt. ltifi_fiJMLyjmhygf_ ? note that the menTwho \vSPertient~ont-to-keeii_Jhe ? law jntaot were tiiemseives tne nrst to break it. . . . Conspire as much as you like so long as you do not interfere with the sacred rights of property or tread on the corns of those who pull the strings that move the government. Morris, Ranking, Toxer, M'llwraith, Ran som, Brooks and Co. know thoroughly well that the-abo¥je^^Gjid4*utb, --— -? ? :_ ^ A ' Republican 'x' writes :— acted in a most trustful and generous manner to the capitalist, by constantly placing turn in the ~ px)fiMio__6f~law~maker «na law admmibtrator, ujitilj^e^oMQg^ar^ter-^eajLjnotfijvealth...

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QUEENSLAND TYPOGRAPHIC At ASSOCIATION. REDUCTION OF WAGES IN THE PRINTING TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 July 1891

QUEENSLAND TVPO6RAPHICAirAB8OeiA« TION, Jl+;otJ- tiok «f Waqks in thk Pbintik*. Tbaok. Tt- thk Prwuc,— In reference to the reduction' of wages in the Brisbane Printing Trade, as noti fied by the Queensland Master Printers' Associa tion in an advertisement recently appearing in the daily newspapers, the members of the Queensland Typographical Association desire to draw public attention to the following facts -~ ? 1. That it is absolutely untrue that ' the cause which has mainly produced stagnation in general business is the incessant agitation tept up in tbe alleged interests of labour by a class of profes ^ional4eadera^ as' asserted bjr the maate^ printers in the advertisement above~relerre«l'lo; 2. That the real causes of the present stagna tion in general business throughout the coiony are : fa) The large amount of land jobbing carried on in the -past; (b) the difficulties in the way of land settlement under existing conditions ; (cj the lavish expenditure by the Government of bor...

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LABOUR IN POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 July 1891

LABOUfi IN POLITICS. The Australian Workman remarks :-^ -^The-iSRrtcttTrconsiaerfi that the Labour party did wrong in sending two Labour candidittes for South Sydney, as the constituency was already ' democraticaUy represent*a.' Does the Jinltithi consider Mr. Toohey or Mir. Martin acted .aa Deniocratsin the last Parliament, or Mr, Kdmunds or #aprL Mr. Traill. Hunt up the division list, BttllcXin. ? ? ' K)dt of-the4i«wly-eleeted N.S. W. Labour members there are «t least a doiten^jf^not.. mrtjre, declared*Socialists^that is to say, men whose efforts will be directed to bringing aTblJuir^tate^Soeialism or National Co-opera - f!tm—^tha_ n^uonaTt:SrSrofeetiv^-JaaMership and cotitroroT^htrnteaHtt*M3£-4iriMi»ction, din trituytion, and f.xp.hn,ngft of w^aHhP^usTiVF^ fitfn IVorkinan, — ===^wosmoN-4eaxiBr^itibV~6T~l!rsr^^ who got crushed out for South Sydney and phjyj^sgeondjfiddleJo^Arthiir fUttywho last Kovember was in gaol for uiiionWu1ouee J»ld--an--unem^loyed-TTiBpntatioii^~^hich clamou...

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MANIFESTO OF THE STRIKE COMMITTEE. To the Members of the Q.B.U. and G.L.U. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 July 1891

TlttiltfE^OHiifSHWHIlMIITia. To the Members of the O.S.U. and O.L.U. ? Ferxow-wunKKHK. — 5*e-JtocitouX_feree«-jipoji you by thr pnntnraitoto of QireenslandToi, properly speaking, International Capitalism, has terminated somewhat abruptly, simply owing to lack of suffi cient fdnds to carry on the struggle for our just rights, Since the inception of our unions we have endeavoured to resist the determined opposition offered by Capitalism to stifle the aspirations of all thinking workers combined for the sole purpose nt ninvat.intr t*i» nnttriit.ian nt thfi ma.RKRR. This applies not only to the conditions, if agreed to by us, under which we should work, but also to the indisputable rights we should possess as to how we should he governed. _The classes, unfortunately, know better than ourselveir^h&i we have thV gwer, were we intellectually prepared to wield lit power. However, it is becoming -daily ajp parent that we are fast awaiting from a not ignorant apathetic state to a keen...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 11 July 1891

OFFICIAL NOTIFICATIONS. Official announcements of unions apd recog nised labour organisation inserted free of charge. Co-opekative Societies, Per Member per year, II pyw-iT^-ajTw»r.BT«ii:Ra. per year. Is.; per .copy, la. Newsagents, per, dogon (paymenta uioutbiy ), 6d. — -^£_£ASIC-RALIgT8VAGREEMENTr I ^. v0 ^n,nniBTr^^T^iLmABada.^nr^tc;ning^au: toralists' ngreementiafter call off of strike. By order of Comnii ttee : W. iCEWLEfr fiec. Queensland Shearers' Union. Blai'lvall, Jiilyfi, 1«»1.

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