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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
IAN APOLOGY, j Owing to the Enormous Demand being experienced for the new fj » (Hand Finished, ready for the Wool) 1 9 ? we regret many orders have besn delayed. Should you be unable to I h obtain same from your Local Storekeeper, please communicate direct with E I Burgon Sheep Shearing Machine Co. I I 73 MACQUARIE STREET, SYDNEY. 1 A THE I Ask the Local Store- jl (I /? /I /I /I II /I /I (| Sole Agents: 3 keeper for them, or ||J§4§irag!l??y|fiy I DalSe*y & Co., Ltd., j Apply Direct to the M % $jjfj| Wjj$ Jf|J MilIer's Pt' ^'^ | | Woiseley- Combs and Cutters ars the Ibest. i 1 ^jggjffgspareff^aflg^ K ? \£ $ \tl Combs and Cutters. 1 ^ ? ?'?''' tJl '' ' .„ Good Shape — Good Material — Good Finish — | 5 PRICE, 2/- EAGH. Requires no doing up, and gives abundant | I wear, e ' Ik Jik A ^U3* w^a* a Shearer wants. \ I i^^^SSSK^^^-^^^^^^1 A Queensland Shearing Contractor writes: m * ^^^^^^P^^^^Ol^ ' Please send us along about 12 dozen Lister K S ^^^m^^«^S-3s?^^^^^w*^ Combs. These are ...
POINTS FOR A.W.U. MEMBERS FROM BOURKE BRANCH ANNUAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
POINTS ; FOR A. W.U. MEMBERS FROM BOURKE BRANCH ANNUAL REPORT. Bourke Branch membership exceeds 11,000, an increase of 900 on last year's figures, and nearly 8000 on the figures for 1904, when Mr. White first took up the secretaryship. # * * The A.W.U. is on the rising tide; make tlae most of it, so that when the ebb comes 3'ou will be the better prepared. . . . The greater your gains the greater the need for the protection of them. # * * Whatever the result of the appeal to the Arbitration Court, it will be necessary to continue collecting evidence on the earn ings sheets. ... so that in the event of an application by the Pastoralists for an alteration of conditions the A. W.U. will be prepared for defence. # * ? # A militant union cannot accumulate funds when they are necessary to fight for the rights of its members. The essence of Unionism is to spend such money judi ciously in maintaining , and improving members' positions; the outlay is returned in bettered conditions and^ incr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
IOome to -us for yotjr Our coinbs and cutters are of the best steel — are well made, and very durable. ^^ms^****0^ 16 YOUNG ST., SYDNEY ITH© M^n foe-Kind. th.& SSucar always ^ases I 1 1 Jl AA Jl Al n A c^C3w®ess A^ft-A 1^^^^^^^^^^^^ 4T*^ W T^rB'*r~K'^'B3^ ¥3£ ^^ Straight Back BM^^Sll^f ^-^^ ^ ?»? j£lj3%.\& Cutter. (Postage Extra). 1 Beilf Sf., Sydney, N S.W. Ordinary Cutter. \ Orders desmtrhr-d federal Sheep Shearing Co., Ltd., ct^^i^V i, nronintlv on recent Queensland, Victoria, South Australia St£ia/'Sh* B?,ckl B i prompiiy on leceipt Murdnrh Brnc M)/-nmi.io c+ o'/zvi, each. h I of Price .Order now. Muraoch Bros., Macquane St., ordinary, 5d. each. § Hobart, las. Postage Extra. | PROVED AFTER TWELVE YEARS' USE IN ALL THE AUSTRALASIAN I COLONIES TO BE THE I BEST SHEEP 8HEABS_THE_W0RLD CAN PRODU05. 1 OVER A THOUSAND TESTIMONIALS FROM SHEARERS, I HO. 1 PATTERN, WITH RAZOR EDGE. DOUBLE HOLLOW GROUND.! M (MO. 1 ORDINARY AUSTRALIAN PATTERN. M m Made by the Trade Unionist'...
OTHER PEOPLE'S VIEWS: AN OPEN COLUMN. THE STATE WASPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
OTHER PEOPLE'S VIEWS: AM OPEN COLUMN. THE STATE WASPS. Dear Worker, — * The States Spites Premiers are still grumbling and growlins over the Labor Government's financial intentions in re gard to the States. But- what would they have? Fisher proposes to give the States the 25/.- agreed upon at the Premier's Con ference, also to comply with the spirit and letter of the other provisions of that Conference agreement, wherem the Pre miers pledged the States to pay £600,000 towards the estimated Federal shortage. It would now appear that Wade and his fellow Mites want the Commonwealth to let the States off that £600,000, paying the 25/ per head without any deductions whatever. For cool cheek this just about attains the limit. All things considered, the Stages Muddlers may consider them selves very lucky to get the 25/ per head. Personally, the writer thinks the Austra lian Government should not give them half-a-crown per head until they abolish their Legislative Councils. That a Labor Gov...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
TO CORRESPONDENTS. -A.T.C, Buttabone: A wins. The money value of the Commonwealth coal produc tion in 1907, the ,Jast year for which de-_ finite figures are available, was £3P302,974. The value of the wool production was estimated at £29,000,000. Child: 'Mamma, mamma, my piece of bread and butter has dropped on the' but- tered side!' - Mamma (to nurse) : ' Mary, I must beg that you will be more careful to butter Tjllsie's bread on the right-side. s
SHEARING FIXTURES, 1910. CENTRAL BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
SHEARING FIXTURES, 1910. ?: ? ? ? ? ♦ ? I CENTRAL BRANCH. I in this list the lines indicate shed, post 'town number of shearers, hand or machine fa or M.), and number of sheep. The %tes are approximate only. i FROM 7th TO 14th AUGUST. Wida, Gilgandra, 20, M.,, 30,000 SSrra, Mullaley, 6, M., 9000 Trlnton View, Baan Baa, 5, M., 10,000 Sghton Park, Scone, 5, M., 12,000 Half Moon, Cannonbar, 6, H., 6000 S Camp, Nyngan, 8, H., 14,000 viowera, Nyngan, 42, M., 60,000 Bundemar, Trangie, 24, M., 30,000 . Srfield, Nevertire, 11, M., 25,000 Boreamble, Talgogrin, 6, H., 5000 Mount Tenandra, Gular, 16, M., 17,000 I Sdy Camp, Quambone, 16, M., 50,000 iGulargambone, Gular, 12, M., 45,000 fGummin, Gular. 12, M.,' 26,000 I FROM 14th TO 21st AUGUST. I Glen Moan, Willow Tree, 10, M., 22,000 inuambone, Quambone, 30, M., 65,000 . ? Merrigal, Armatree, 18, M., 40,000 ? Bullagreen, Armatree, 18,- M., 27,000 ? Tonderburlne, Gular. 21, M.f 20,000 iKariab, Ardlethen, 30, M, 36,000 West Milby, Condoobolin, 3,...
ADELAIDE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
ADELAIDE BRANCH. The ? following sheds have reported starting: — Coondambo, G. Mclntosh- rep.;' Arcoona, W. Morris rep.; Wooltana,' T. Lyons rep. A large number of men are passing through the Holy City for Broken Hill and north, and all hands are making anxious inquiries as to when the Arbi tration Court. will sit to try the A.W.U. case. The' first shed to start in South Australia was Arrabury, and Rep.- T. Wheat'elyv reports all hands in shed have paid up in full, including levy for daily paper, so the Cnny State has made' a good start; and I -trust, that all sheds will follow the example of Arrabury. Organizer Du'nstan starts his work in the north July'25,_ and will touiv all sheds in the north, north-east, and Burra dis tricts. ' ; . ?? ? .'?.-. Reps, will kindly report starts of sheds to this office, 15 Flinders-street, Ade laide. We have taken up our quarters in the prdperty. purchased some few months ago. ' : I am so rrj' to say our State Pai'liament have no|. brought into for...
THE FEDERAL TERRITORY AND ITS PROSPECTIVE VALUE [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
THE FEDERAL TERRITORY AND ITS PROSPECTIVE VALUE Dear Worker, — ? Now that the Federal Territory has been finally decided upon, it will not be out of place to discuss its possibilities and future value to the Commonwealth. First of all, the Federal Capital should . be laid out on a magnificent5 scale, with wide streets and broad boulevards en circling the proposed city, with squares, parks, etc., and certain parts should be restricted to public buildings, churches, , and costly residences. The whole area should be sub-divided into town ''allotments of a quarter acre each, in suburban lots of from ' one half to two acres, and outlying lots of five acres and upwards. After reserving all the area necessary for the Federal build ings and institutions of public benefit, parks, etc., the remaining ? allotments should be offered to the public, say on a . 50 years' lease, at a fixed yearly rental, the said rents to fie adjusted every 10 years in proportion to the increased value of the area,...
RISKS WE RUN. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
RISKS WE RUN. Dear Worker,— Owing to the very iarge number of filthy food cases before the courts of late, and which in every instance have been met simply by the infliction of a paltry fine, one is prompted to ask whether, some stronger condemnation of the law is not called for than the usual imputation of asinind qualities. Is it not nearly time that people realised the cruel inconsistency of the laws under which they live in N.S.W. at present. Take the Coercion Act, which is de liberately aimed at the poorer section of the community. Under about 30 headings, 12 months' jail, without trial by jury, is the punishment for .either attempting to better one's own lot or helping others not able to help themselves to do so; while under another law, dealing with the relativeiy rich manufacture of impure food, we find paltry fines are considered quite sufficient in every case for expos ing the community to the risk of whole sale poisoning, which strikes me as about the most callous and cow...
CUT OUT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
' GUT OUT. Wiirurie cut out July 20. We had ?? six weeks' of wet weather for 1400 per man. There was a unanimous Labor daily levy subscription here. — Chas. Gorman, Rep. .# ?.#-.:'?#? Burren has cut out. All hands finan cial; also paying levies, which goes to show^ that the ^workers are beginning to see the need of a daily paper. — Con.' Smith, Rep. - ; # # ? - # - Urie Point cut out July 15. All hands financial, and paid up1 for levy iq assist the Labor .daily movement. All hands go to Wbmboin and expect start sheai^ing there on July IS or 19.— S. Silvey, Rep.
STARTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
STARTED. Gol Gol, Balranald, started July 20. — JWm. Adams, Rep. # ? - * # Cadow, Forbes, started July 13. Every thing going satisfactorily. — C. Sweeney, Rep. v '* * .* Muckerawa, Brewarrina, started July 11, with a fair crowd of men.— J. Saun ders, Rep. . * ,- .'??.?# .*. ' Tara, Brewarrina; roll was called July 14/ 'Full, board; eight shearers, eight laborers. — J. Cullinan, Rep. ) * * ? ' Goonal, Moree, called the roll July 20, - and started on the 21st. There were four shearers and four shed hands short, but filled up next day. About 40 men all told here.— M. Bird, Rep. # # * ' Yarrawin, Girilambone, started stud shearing July 11 with ten men. General shearing starts July 20, with 50 shearers arid shed hands all told. Agreement, ar bitration award. — S. Maybury, Rep. ;. * * * Rosedale, Moree, called roll on July 18. Start delayed for a few days on account of rain. Eight shearers and. about the . same number of shed hands will toe em ? ployed. We will be here about three or four...
YNOTTONITE. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
Y^OTTONBTE. The preacher in. the synagogue Held forth with solemn air, And with his chastening tongue did flog The folks assembled there. ' Ohj brethren, fear the reckoning day. Seek ye the realms of light, ? And if ye mean to mend your way ?_ Why not to-night?' Then, as he went upon his way, Amidst the' rain and sleet, . .. A wretched creature knelt to pray For succour at his feet. '- ,: ?/:. : 'You maj: be cold,'- the preacher said, , 'And sharp your appetite, . But as you're far from being, dead, Whine not to-night.' : - ' Again, a poor drink-sodden' wreck, ;*J V- With (lull, familiar leer,... .;.. :;y-;r Descended on the preachers' neck— ?. ?:'- 'Begged threepence for a beer.: ;. . ~ ; The preacher's jaw hung, and; his eyes ; Rolled up and showed the white, ; : / While to the drunk he thus replies: ' Wine not to-night.' The preacher, cuept inside the door, . And to the parlor slipped/ r .?-.-'? . His form was cloaked and muffled o'er, His nose was crimson-tipped.; .; Then as he ...
CARINDA P.L.L AND A.W.U. AGENCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
GARINBA P.LL AND A.W.U. AGEHGY. Dear 'Worker, — As a member of the Australian Work ers'-' Union from its infancy up to the Rresenf I respectfully ask a little space in. your widely-read journal to 'fully ex plain .my own and. the position of others connected with the Carinda P.L.L. and A.W.U. agency.- ..Our x-easons for not join ing-the recently-formed P.L.L. in Carinda are purely our objections to Donnohy, the organizer. In 1907 Billy Smith 'was A.'W.U. agent here, when Donnoll3r called a meeting to ask Smith why he should not resign his position as A.W.U. agent, seeing that he (Smith) had worked in the early nineties 'where a Chinese cook was employed. The very time this meeting was called Donnolly was 'boarding at an hotel where a Chinese cook was then em ployed, there being another 'hotel where a Chinese cook had ne^er worked. Smith resigned, and another meeting was- called by Donnolly to fill the vacancy. This man even objected to the meeting being held in Smith's hall, which h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
SEND INJOUR SUP. . The term covered by The Worker Slipa : attached to last year's A.W.U. tickets has now expired in many cases, and members, are reminded that the new slips must be sent in ? promptly. ' If there is a black mark in the : margin it indicates that your term is up and that the new slip should be sent along if you require us to continue sending the paper. The mark will be placed, upon frwo consecu tive copies, after* which the paper will not be sent unless the current year '3 Slip has been received at tbe office; please attend ko it at once. It may happen that an odd paper may be marked in error; in such case* members are requested to write ^-§j- immediately to The Wohker ^^^^^_v Manager, 129 Bathurst- ^^jlllllsK street, Sydney. A mem- y^ -SliIIii_v;r ber forwarding a new^r '*%!£&&&&' slip should state whe-y^^g^r Mrv£»§&^ : ther his name iV/L__§™9 _H' ^^^ :i already on tha /^^M___g .JgW
THE WORKER IN THE HOSPITALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
THE WORKER IN THE ? HOSPITALS. ; t A copy oT. The WoRKBit is posted every '? week to ever/ hospital in Australia for the use of patients. We regret to hear that in ) some cases 'these papers are not made available for those to whom they are in- ?;? tended. Will members please report any instances in which they are unable to -ob- tain The Worker when in hospitals? ? ? ? -
SWINDLERS' GAP. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
-SWINDLERS* GAP, .-'?.? ? » ? __ '. There's a valley in the ranges, where the - , hills are always green, With Cobungra river winding like a liv ing thing between; 'Tis the wildest spot in Gippsland, and 'tis missing from the map Yet 'tis known throughout Australia, far and wide, as Swindlers' Gap. ' It was early in the sixties, long before . the diggers came, Long before Detective Dungey blazed the track that bears his name; -_ That this hollow formed a centre in a tale of love and crime, ? With a cattle-stealer's daughter _as the princess of myrhyme. She was 'Andy' Brady's daughter, who was known among the hands As the prince- of cattle-stealers and a king at faking brands; And 'twas said of ' Andy ' Brady, from the centre to the sea, There was not another living knew the bush' as well as- he. ?jfcut with allmen's hands against him he could never rest in peace, And was hunted liks a dingo by civilians and police; Save a band of lawless comrades silent ? .members in the game, Who p...
SHEARERS' EARNINGS. TALLIES THAT TALK. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
' SHEARERS' EARNINGS. W . - ? ... . ; ? . ? ♦ — ^- ; ?'? ? TALLIES THAT TALK. Dear Wokker, — We atYurcurrie noticed a report in one of the Sydney dailies that a, witness in a court case stated that he made from £7 to £8 per week at shearing y at £1 per 100, and £12 a wek as a cook. .-//We therefore 'wish to supplement his statement by ,a record of what we have earned at 24s. per 100, so that the public may take notice of the enormous cheques '.-? made at shearing. In the following tally \ jsheet J;he numbers only of the' shearers' pens are given; the names to correspond appear on the .tally sheet which has been sent to the Bourke A.W.U. office. It should be particularly noted that the team of shearers at Yurcurrie was-as good a team of blade shearers as one would meet nowadays. Some - of them - have shorn over 200 per day, and all have records of over 120 as their top tally; — Yours, etc., Blade Man, Yurcurrie Shed, Brewar-rina, N.S.W.:— SHEARERS' EARNINGS, YURCURRIE, 1910. , - . Da...
SHEARING IN THE TRANSVAAL "SQUATTERS" AND SHEARERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
SHEARING IN THE TRANSVAAL 'SQUATTERS' AND SHEARERS. Senator Buhrmann,- a- . Boer excom mandant, who is now assisting to rule, the country tho British dispossessed him' of, , is at present^ visitor from the Transvaal to 'Australia to buy stud sheep, so that' South Africa may. in the near future be- v come the serious rival of .Australia in the world's^ wool trade. Interviewed ori the question of labor supply for the pas toralists in the Transvaal, Senator Buhr mann said that they have difficulty in getting labor unless they have 'squat- ters.' -The term there has: a different significance to what is attached to it in Australia. ' Squatters,' 'or- ' pluckcrs,' in the Transvaal are mostly natives who go and settle on the land with the 'con- sent of the owner. In return for this great privilege to live on their oyvn*'s©il the natives give services to the white, owner. The law limits 'the number of^ such squatters. They get some land to ; plough— no fixed quantity — and' keep their own s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 27 July 1910
THE WGFJKER. -.. ? ? ♦ ? . ? . ? ? Business Address: 129 Bathurst Street, Sydney. v Printed and published by Hector Lamond, of Naralu,' Springdale Road, Killara, for and on behalf of the Australian- WorkeYs' Union, in New South Wales, Victoria, and ? South Australia, at ?-' The Worker ' Office, 129 Bathurst-street, Sydney, N.S.W. TERMS TO SUBSCRIBERS. (In Advance Only.) Ordinary Edition. t Within the Commonwealth. ? Yearly . . ? ? ...... 5/-' Half- Yearly . . . . . ? ? . _.2/6 ?:.'--. Outside the Commonwealth. ,, . ' Year Only in Advance. ?' N.Z., Papua, and Fiji ........... 7/2 U.K., U.S.A., and elsewnere ....'..? 9/6 A.W.U. Edition. ~ ..--..- Same rates as for Ordinary Edltidh. The Two Editions will be posted to the same address at the . f ollor/ing rates: — Year Only in Advance. ' - Within the Commonwealth ? 7/6 N.Z., Papua. Fiji ? ~. ........ 9/6 U.K., U.S.A., and elsewhere ...... 12/ . -Cheques, Drafts, etc., and all Business Communications to be addressed, to The .:. Manager. ...