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TROUBLES FOR THE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
TROUBLES FOR THB LADIES. Probably few among my reaaere will have much occasion for repin ing, bat the fashionable ten thou sand of Belgravia must be sadly put out at tbe Berious news which comes from Paris, where the ladies' tailors (male and female) have come out on stnKe, and wnere me mil liners are threatening to take sym pathetic action, One can imagine the distress of Lady Gwendoline and the dowager at the thought that the new gown may not be hoine in time, and how kindly they will think of he ill-bred working men and women who dare to strike for better wages. But seriously, the men and women employed in the trade in Paris mean to better themselves. They are demanding an eight-hour day, with ten franca fixed wage for men and six francs for women. Beallv, if t-uoh demands were for mulated by EngliBh dressmakers, they would have tons of politioal economy showered on the to to prove they wore driving the trade out of the country.
WATERLOO BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
WATERLOO BRANCH. -»-o — The members Of this Branch are requested to attecd the usual Fortnightly. meeting on. April 3, at the Primitive. MethodiBt Soho'ol room, Raglan-street* Waterloo at 7. 80 p,»ry _. Prinoipal Business, diBoussion ofplanklin Conbtitution. — A. B. Prood, Branch Soc. , . .
TRADES-UNIONISM IN SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
TRADES - UNIONISM IN SOUTH WALES. In no place in the country haa Trades-Unionism made saoh rapid progre ss in this, district, and South Wales is generally pointed to now as an example of 'what can he done when the men are deter mined. iniB is » grew. from the situation prior to the great coal strike of three years ago, at which time Sonth Wales was one of the worst organised places in Great Britain. The strike touched the men, and ihey made up their nnndB to be prepared for all emergencies in future. The South Wales Miners Federation now has 114, lo J members, and the funda exceed £100,000.
A ROLL OF PAPYRUS [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
[?] TBltJniv-?r»l Historic Socustyjf©' eentlyititceiytd m a v^ mysterious 2e*ti3j0sr_ a ifoll of panrrns ww» Itffingev characters, Profewor, 'ffliao aci, to whom the - docu ment was submitted, traoalat«dita» follows : - T In the beginning the world was withnnfc form and void. And th©^ Ldrd said, I will make order out of cli|U)t ' and create a world of life «nd (rmtfylneM And it came to pais .that tbe darkneaa and tlie waters ^that encompassed the earth rolled buck and revealed a frnitful land; :;' And the sua -hone upon.the earth, and there came forth 'all manner of living things. And the Lord said All these a*e good, but I wi|l : develop* .man; and womau wif^ the power to reason, and I will give them the world I have msde, I will multiply them- and make them, numerous as (he sands of tbeseaj and yet withal will I gife unto them sustenance. AtiA fliA 1m-1 mva fnrfh fVnibl abnndantlf, and man gathered, tbe frnit a :d was satisfied. . Now iu a certain land there dwelt two men, and the...
POLITICAL DEMANDS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
: POLITICAL DEMANDS. 1. Abolition ot the Legislative Council. ; ? s 2. Introduction of the initiative smd Referendum ; the people to . have tbe right to propose laws, aud to yote upon all maters of im . portance. . ; 3. One Adult One Vote. 4. Polling Day to le a Public Holiday. ; 5. All Publte Delegates to be subject to recall by the reapeotive .^oonifitttencies. ; ;- 6. J&dminiiiti ation of Justicc to be free .charge. Abo.ition of Flogging, Capital Punishment, and So'ita-y Confinement. ^7 Every emp oyee in the Public Scivice to h*ve the full tights of Wtiaenehip. Nouiembe- to bo discharged for the expression of hii» |.o*iUcal opinion, or for taking part in any fo itical agitation.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
DURH A.Mi»HOTE L, MA.ITLA.ND BO AD, ISLINGTON. None but the Beat Brands of Liquors ?erred. Accommodation for Boarders HUGH GOBB, Proprietor. THOB Nice XI H B, COLLARS, 8HIBIS 1* Also, ail up-to-date HAT, TRY GILBERT HORLER, The eity Hatter and Merccr, 187 HTTNTEB STREET. WANTE D.— Addressed to th e~ Miners and other users of DODDS' PICK, and other TOOL HAN- i DJLES, that all handles from dale of Dodds' make will be branded thus — (f TOOL HANDLE I MANUFACTURER, ' U II MAKER, II \\A HUDSON ST., I abo beg to take this opportunity to THANE the Miners and other users of my han.dles for their assistance during the past 18 years in building up a little Australian Industry against all. obstacles. FB1DERI0 DODDS, 1 ?10-90 Adjoining New Flour Mills CAIN'S POST OFFICE HOTEL, Hunter-street West, Nkwcastls OHABLES CAIN, Late of Fern Tree Hotel, (Jos ford, PROPRIETOR. Beat and Purest of Spirituous Drinks . ? Retailed. ? ? Henmuir 151— Hunter Street West— 151 FOB CROCKERY And GLASSWARE Bargains. t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
THE PEOPLE Weekly Organ of Australian Socialism Published erery Batardajr Horn tag at SID MAN'S BUILDINGS, Corner York and Markct-sts., SYDNEY, BUBSOBIMIOH. Hew Boa lb Wsle*. One Ts«r (la atvaoos) ' la On* Quarter .. Is. Blagl* Copy ?? ?? ldi Othsr Ool— iss -ls M per quarter, is per jmr, Inf land, Amsrioa, and otbsr oonatriss. is pw r»' ADVSBTIBSmNlS, Single iBMrtioD— Vint tsob,h Sd ; tack sabsa qaent lack, bid. BpMlal wii^niti tor steading Mabasls All communications, Uterary and basi' ness, to beaddreued, and cheques, P O, Orders, Postal Notes,, etc., to be njade payable to H. E. HOLLAND, Managing Editor. ? ?? BBOTT aad WOOD, Solicitors, & J. ARTHUR WOOD, Notary Public. Wood's Chambers. Scott-street, Newcastle. Money to lend in large or una sums A. REID, SpLIClTOB Su. tut Oimmusiooer for Affidarita BOLTON STREET. Newcastle. FOR THE SENATE. Holland* Henry Edmund Melting, Thomas Moroney, James Owen Morrish, James John Neill, John Thomson. Andrew HAB&Y 8TECH3A and CO. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
THE PREMIER HAIBDRESSING AND SHAVING SALOON, 7* Huater-street, Newcastle, next Borough Markets. — Acleantowtl to eaoheutomer Ladies' Ornamental Hairwork executed on the premises. W« do not profess to ouw Corns, Warts, or Bunions, bat * disease of the Bcalp carefully and suo. fullt treated by us. We do not en* trust our Customers to the tender mercies of underpaid assistants, Brew cirilitj and attention. Four ohairs' No wutrng Qite us a Trial. WILL STEVENS Manager. ? ? ? ? TA . B R A Y E , Solicitor, Ac. Court Chambers, Bolton Street, Newcastle7 ? TRUST MONEYS to lend— on Beal or Personal Security, JAMES DART,' Solicitor, Commissioner for Affidavits, Bolton-street Wpwoastle. TRUST MONltYS (o Lend at ourren Bates. Mr. W. H. BAKER, Soli citor, etc., Commissioner for the Austra. lian Colonies. Bolton-street, Newcastle
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
CoMBTimiioHAi. Avbndxbbtb. The League having fought for a Commonwealth Parliament of one Chamber in the election of which every Australian Citizen should have equal voting power ; and when the bi-oameral system was accepted having fought for proportional representation in tbe Senate and for the limiting of the powers of that Chamber, now reaffirms its opposition to 4-1ib naaaatif riAnafitnftAn on-1 vliiltt wlllinff f/i aid in anw KftnAat aftamnf* to place the power of Government in the hands of the people them selves, is prepared to persistently demand the following amendments ot the Constitution : — 1. ABOLITION OF THB SENATE.— Until that is gained to agitate for One Adult One Vote ; proportion# Representation in both Houses ; single electorates for Senatorial Elections ; the National Referendum for the solution of deadlocks between the two Houses ; abolition of the Senate's power of veto, 2. THE INITIATIVE A\D REFERENDUM.— The people to have the right to propose law*, and to vote ...
"The People." SUBS RECEIVED [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
'The People.' BubbHkobivcs . G.N.,!Tighes Hill, 2s; West Wallsend subs, per D. McNeill, jun., 8a ; P.O'G., Kadna£3a ; J.C., Adelong, 4b ; M.M., Wardell, 2s ; J.S., Moore Park, la ; J.H., New castle, 28.; Q.O.,TigheB Hill, 2s ; J.McG., Newcastle, Is G.W., Miumi, 4s ; JTN,, Sydney, 4s.
Federal Platform. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
Federal Platform. 1. UNDESIRABLE RACE8.— The exclusion of races whose presence under present competitive conditions might lower the stand ard of living of Australian workers. 2. OLD AGE PENSIONS. — Pensions for the aged and infirm which will guarantee a decent standard of living ; the necessary f and to come out ot tne Consolidated JbCevenue. 8. ABOLITION OF MILITARISM.—1 The abolition of the per manent force, and the substitution of a.Citizen's Defence Force. The cessation of voting money for the maintenance of a fleet not owned by the Australian people. - 4. INVENTIONS, — Inventions to be free to all. The inventors to be rewarded by the nation; 5. ADMINISTRA ' IVE — (a) The Eight-houra day (or less) and the Union rate of wages (or higher) to be observed in all departments of the Commonwecdth. (b) Direct Publie Employment. All public works to be carried out without the intervention of the contractor. . (c) Every Employee in the Public Serviee to htve full rights of Citizenship. No ...
VOTE SOLID. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
VOTE SOLID. TxtB week TH« P«oj»* prints earlier thanuBual in order to reach ? majority of oar readers before the Votes are oast, and to gay » ?last word as the workers ' go to tbo polL Great Issues depend on the xe* ?nits of tbe voting on Friday of ' this week — great to nee so far as the people who work are con* owned. , Should a majority of tbe workers of H 8. W. be foond to have -«Mt their vote* in favor of , 0*piU!i«ai, they will have volun - Wily rl vetted tbe chains of capi Mitfsio domination upon their ' limbs. Bhonld either the Barton party or the JBeid^party have re :'f.v-y: oeived» majQrity of votes of the . .Hnr touft Wales working men, the faot will make tor a prolonga : tioo of class rnle and a continua : Con of the. system that degrades ^?likc ibe men and women and , : . oliUdven of the working-class, and v It Witt be written that the working (i Wtt of Mew Pouth Wales have . r viJMofand.the unscrupulous lies of v; 'll^VjurofeMional monthpieoes of CMtitaliam -to, the ea...
WHAT SOCIALISM IS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
WHAT SOCIALISM IS. The ethics of Socialism are identical with the ethics of Christianity. — Ency clop&edia Brittanioa. The abolition of that individual action, on whioh modern societies depend, and the substitution of a regulated system of co-operative action.— Imperial Diction ary. A theory of sooiety that advooatei a more precise, orderly, and harmonious arrangement - of the social relations of mankind than that which has hitherto' prevailed — Webster. . A science of reconstructing society on an entirely new basis by substituting the priroiple of association for that of com petition in every branch of human in dustry- — Worcester'* Dictionary. Any theory or lysten of local organi sation whioh would abolish entirely or in great part the individual effort and competition on which modern society rests and substitute co-operation ; would introduce a more perfect and equal dis tribution of .'he products of labor, and would make land and capital, a* the in strument* of productio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
,4 Ike People' 4IMee pcr labor, printing; :? MjmjB SOeiRLIST S ?if L11BOR PARTY. ] TAB CANDIDATES FOE THB ] ' FEDERAL SENATE, ,Th« following members bave 1 been se'ccted by tbe Australian Socialist League, as the C&ndi- dates for tbe Federal Senate. V, ANDREW THOMSON JAS. 0. MORONEY H. E. HOLLAND * J. J. MORRISH JOHN NEIL , THOMAS MELLING. - These, are the Focialist Six. Every worker should vote solid. The -first blow struck for Social isni in Australia, TJiSE PEER ESS ^oir The Best that Money can Bo; All Grocers. GILBERT BROS. COACH FACTOBY, 355 * 357 Hunter St. west. EVERY Description of VEHICLE built to Order. Of the Newest Design, with tbe BEST MATERIALS. . : Carriage*. Sulkies, Baggie*, Spring Cut*, etc. ES1IMATES GIVEN Repair* Promptly Executed. Sulkies ft Speciality, F. G- CROFTS, BOOKSELLER, A. A Co.'s Bridgs, Newcastle. Bee onr new and choice variety of Birth day CarJi. Our 1 1 ? Box of Stationery is the Beit, . New Books for School Prises, landing OROirnns A. A. Co...
Consiste[?] in [?] Politics. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
[?] 'i \ ii « k -SrV k Ktuir v.C3iiiiici\ '* ,r i cast e, says h wiltjign I I dva! Jivnv duties Ua. against specific duties* be cause adtvaiorm duties will r compel the ^realthy man 'to ^ ^ contribute proportionately A , 5 r with the poor matt tttwwds ~ the expwws ment. Sit WiUuuiV' jNfe.* . Milian who spoke -m - half of Mr. Gilbert, a^nd who is also a nominee of Mr. Gilbert's party, said tbe Freetrade Party trould - impose specific in prefer'- - ence to advalorm autie* ; and he further explained that if advalorm dutie^ ; iwre; ' \imip-^^ porters (the class to whieh McMillan^ ^elpngp) o use dnplicate invoices and Cheat the revenue. Now where d«» the electors come in? ^ And/' which of the two candidates j are they to believe ? - j ^ Is it not a repetition of the old idea that the work- ; - ing-cla88 is just good ; enough material to be - fooled? Workers #vote for the. Socialist Six for the Seriate, and thiis strike one effective, v blow agpisst the polities of the capitalists.
The Only Alternative. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
The Only Alternative. Reid the ridiculous said at Bed fern last week: 'To the workers who are protectionists from convic tion I would say ^his : If you want to see new industries established in this country, » by should not the Government ofAus'raliastartthem? Why should the Government not employ men in factories, then they wouia not nave to pay tne middle men manufacturer? Ton would be able to get a fair deal from the State. If it is a good thing for in dastrie3 to be established at the public expense, then I say that it is a good thing for the Governm nt to start them itself.' But he did .'t mean it. He was speaking in a working-class ceitra —a place the Socialists bave been stirring np, and he will resoit to an? dodge to get votes. - The only party standing for tho 'alternative' is the Socialist Labor Party — a party which has sprung from the wot king class, a party which is of the workers and for the workers, a.l the time. Vote solidly for the Sooialist Six,
Kev Note. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
[?] Be tbe worlds l^|Ml #g^:(jutnplua wbo «re Hut f. ^Viw^E. ? ? ? , j ? X^O ' WHtm^iUQ WUfiU UI»J l W » -? If fron- this hour P ^ rr You'd ofie your power. The world mutt follow you. Workers, use vour power atihe Ballot Bot, *nd vote solid for the BorialijttBix. THE PEOPLE . Tfc« W©ri4 for the Wbrid'» WoA«r»
The Irony of It! [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
The Irony of Itl On Saturday evening last at Newcastle, while Sam. Smith and Donald Mac-' '7 donnell's meeting . r was being held at one corner, at* another corner the Barto ni^n Party was running 'at ' meeting in aid of Mr.'. Watkins' candidature, and Mr. Joseph Wood, the brewer, and Mr. Earp, M. L.C. (a freetradeprotec tionist importer, who once ran a blackleg colliery) were urging the ' free and inde pendent ' to vote for Mr. Watkins for the House ot Representatives, gainst Messrs Smith ^fcnd5 McDonnell for the Senate. This is what Fakfrdom has done for the ?' Labor '* movement in this province. Surely the workers can have no sense -of humor — tragic humor ! W, Fletcher, the Walls end protectionist who fought Watkins so bitterly in the last State contest-, is now supporting Watkins for the Federal Parliament on the strength of Watkina being a Bartonian Candi date. Said that Fletcher rockons to get the Wallsend 8ta: e seat if Watkins succeeds federally. «_Li« ? n.'i ? ? ? rvoucaus...
INTERNATIONAL SOCIALIST CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — People — 30 March 1901
INTERNATIONAL SOOIALIST CLUB. The International Socialist Club's picniojto 'the Avenue,' Lane Cove Biver, took place on Maroh 17. The weather was specially made or the occasion, in fact it was socialist weather. E?ery member of the club was present, and a few. com- « n ii i T i ? J ? raaea icom me a o.jj. mroeu up nring the day. A good number of the outside public had bought tickets for the occasion and were there in strength, altogether about 300 people being present. The picnio wa? held to celebrate cne rvevoiucion 91 ' oto ana 1 1, cue year when the proletaire made kings tremble and thrones ^shake, the year when the ^workers of Berlin made the King of Prussia take off his hat and bow his 'haughty head to their murdered comrades. A special feature of the day's programme was. the international concert in the pavilion. Our German comrades sang in their usual masterly Btyle several German Socialist songs. The Italians ex celled themselves, with sweet-voiced Mrs. Lolato and? Prampolin...