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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 22 August 1891
Q.S.U. VOTING RIGHTS. Agents and delegates of the Queensland -4iearers' Union-are^notifiediihat votang-rightstfof Q.S.U. ballots can be obtained from the under signed W. KEWLEY, Sec. Queensland Shearers' Union, Blackall. — — . — - ? _i ? ? ? ? NOTICE - ? - Aw. Witnesses fob Ijo-i- in gooncharged with cutting Ebor Greek, Hridge, ajre earnestly requested to communicate immediately with . ?-.. JOSEPH DRYSD ALE, ? Sec. Prisoners' Defence Fund, Blaekall. AUSTRALIAN LABOUR FEDERATION. GENERAL COUNCIL. ? POST*OKEMENT-G1^SeOOKD ANKUAi,--SEfiSIOKi ? -. ? Notice is hereby given that with the unanimous ^ppiywaLof the various District Councils the Second TA^mTaT^Se^sloiriJf-iibeHaewE^al-iSoJincJl,^ convened f or Aujeust 86th, hao boon POggPOl^ES^^^ TitttH1TawraY^l®92r~1i^urder to -connectrrwi^-Sie - '' anticiffiltpd meeting in the following March of the . Australasian Federation of Labour General Council which the Traces and Labour Council of New Soutlii Wales Was empowered by the Seventh Inter...
SHEARING AGREEMENT FOR NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 22 August 1891
SHEARING AGREEMENT FOB NEW SOUTH WALES. Adopted by a Conference ' held in Sydney on the 7tbHndBth August, lfcfiJJ , between Representa tives of the Pastoraliste' Federal Council of Australia and Representatives of the Amalga - ' mated Shearers' Union of Australasia, at which - ??-'' the following waei agreed to:— ' ' That employere shall be free to employ and shearers shall be free to, accept employ ment wneiner oeiongtng to swearers' or other unions or not, without favour, moles . * ' -:_ lation, or intimidation on either ^ide.' , *!-iv * This is the definition of 'Freedom of Con tract ' by the Pastoralists1 Federal Council of Aus | — ^FaHa. ? . ? ;-? - '~ - ' Agreement made this day of 189 between '*. '-,-,., hewinatter galled the em, ployer of th^qnfe part, and tl\p undersigned shearer . . of th^ other part- Th» terms of this agreement are that the undersigned shearer hereby agrees to ? ? -j_ shear With all reasonable despatch *,ll tber sheep required of htm by the employer, or h...
LABOUR IN POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 22 August 1891
LABOUR IN POLITICS. ? Labour— representation counts. — The- benefit society trick of the Union Shipping -Company in being effectuall y-eheekm«ted 4n 'the N.Z. Parliament by the passaga-Sf* measure forbidding omploycra to compolmen to join any benefit society and what is more ?to the jwnnt— securing workinen againvt any forfeiture ofijencfit society rights by quitting any employment. Sir George Grey intro duce ( the bill which, in spite of the bitter oppo-ition of Managing-director Mills, of the Union Company, who is one of the capitalistic MM.L.A., passed second reading on the VOtCpg, v-4*ry f^w Hftrinff-fca-npflinly n^pnafl it. So one great weapon for bursting unionism is hrokftn. Vn wnirHfAr thw P-wt.rmtin T^ngiifl eets so furious at the mere thought ofiabour in politics and shrieks so at the Workbk for persistently urging it. The New Z^wlan^ PepT'v^mft'^^ TnHnn. try, which collects Labour statibtics, puts employers ar-d employed into communication and does other uftelul workr alt...
THE EDITORIAL MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 22 August 1891
„_ JHUPinWA MILL The ancients, reasoning1 from observationr ~were attvmgly-of opiftitmHltitfr-^bjosp-whotir ~the gods would' dewlroynthey fir«jt~~maice mad.' Surely th« m -id ness which precedes destruction has fallen upon Sir Samuel Walker Griffith, Q.C., K.C M.G, Chief Secretary, lJrim^ Minister, &c, &c., &c. For lo ! A meeting was held m.-BrisbSnC under the auspices of the A. L. F. to resolve vigorously re that miserable pretence of electoral reform, the Elections Act Amend nment-BUl,^^d,Jo-«^uaJ3GkiflSifciiBa-diftHh up his yuice and rawd wildly and ^neoh« rently in-answHrifl*M;hfi Jetttr conveying the tywnlntionss.inthimbyDtatrictS'crotaryRgid^ Chief Secretary's Office, Brisbane, 11th August, 1«9I. 6,r,— The Prime Minister* has dulv received your communication o^ August fith, forwarding ^^0pj^s^-4^^-ej^fa44-}jp s parsed jaAjiubUg_iHegt; evening, which strongly .condemn the nbsence from the Elections Act Amendment Bill now beforeJ?arliament^f any proyisiou...
SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 22 August 1891
., ? ^L __ , ? ~ SMOKHIO. Odu Sydney correspondent writes undo. — -|ate-Attguat IK-s — Consideration oNihe Bleo toral RtifurmJAill hasn't yet got beyond the must preliminary stage, and indications are that numbers wHTget bald -headed- ovt*r it tinier somebody comes along with enough hustle to hurry up things a bit. The cum* brims oil legislative machine creaks and groans on-ifo rusty old axle, and thpj^hour mptnb^re w ill OM'bijnJyJuui^MfHiryTTie^rease _r^=yi-4y-^«afaizJdn£KYutf' ' jux- thick if the speed -»f that ancient one-hor»e dray i* to be aeoelenitmb 'The recent ly formed -F**maier' Employes' Union which includes laun dresses, tailirfKsi'j., iwHrt^it^^^v-AvaJtreiwes silo* » a»m.iiVlfi} has j-ffiliat^d wiih the Trades and Labour Council with Mi^» Stanley as delbgttte tht^Kfesrr^Phejftld iHW^iinioBJines are rapidly broadening out under the sunny jnmJe of— tb+* -Kew Unionism* -Cardinal Moran lectured the other evening on the ' Eights and Duties o£ Labour.' He laid it down that 4...
MISSING FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 22 August 1891
? MISSING FRIENDS. BARTLEY FLAHERTY who joined the Queensland Shearers, Union in December, 1889, is requested to write to his sister, Mrs, J. Hogan, Terrace street, New Farm, Brisbane, who is anxious to hear from him John Edward Patterson, member A.S.U., who was last heard of at Nymagee, was going to Thargomindab in May last, is requested to write to his father at Uraua, Sehrv Meeeyn Innes, . of Stillorgan, Ireland ; last heard of in N.S.W., about two years ago ; generally fol lowed station work; is requested to communicate with his mother in Brisbane who will be glad to hear- from him.' ? ^_ ? P. M'Mahqn. Last heard of at Union Camp, Jar ~oaTdine or Clermont. His address is wanted by his brother, Henry M'Mahon, baker ,'Boyue Bridge, railway line, near Gladstone.
FROM ACROSS THE SEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 22 August 1891
FROM ACROSS THE SEAS. &nbsp; There are 2,000,000 domestic ser vants, male and female, in the United Kingdom. Of this immense army, the vast majority are employed in ministering to use less and demoralising luxury, from standing like wooden images in the entrance halls of Park r^fttiM mntiKmnA in tvwnYnntr thu hair tit idle women who won't even pull on their own stockings and cooking twenty dishes a day people even mm dry bread. JWhile, Worli™enTtTe l^ecf»ming Jess.Vind less able to gupport-a-wiiCey Jtho-jicl) -nwQHIUng their houses with woman-servants debarred from the natural social life and compelled to live as parasites about the exploiters of thei 'laljeanng-^^^iaa^^^LAiid, thiR is only one symptom of the Social Injustices which are causing such discontent all over the world. The withdrawal of Mrs. Annie Besant from active participation in the English Labour agitation- is as serious a loss as can be inflicted by any individual. Mrs. Besant's doquent^tdngoe and pen. ~irer...
SPREAD THE TRUTH! [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 22 August 1891
SPREAD THE TRUTH ! Brave the anger of the wealthy ! Scorn their bitter ly ing spite! &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Pen the Truth in simple language, when you know that you are right ! And they'll read it by the slush-lamps in the sta- &nbsp; tion huts at night. &nbsp; &nbsp; I have seen the People's triumph in the visions of my dreams. It ia pictured by the camp-fires down the lonely western streams ; And the teamsters talk about it as they tramp be- side their teams. &nbsp; &nbsp; Write the Truth in simple language and you shall not write in vain ! Sing a ringing song of freedom and you'll hear the same refrain Where the drovers ride together far across the western plain. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Write of wrongs that you a hating with the grand old burning hate ! For the lonely digger reads it when the western day is late, And he marks it in the paper he is sendin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
For above books, send price and postage in P.O.©., postal note, cheque, or penny stamps, to T. W. Crawfobd, * WoEKEU.OfflcC, Raff -street, ~ . ' * Brisbane* -^uTv6Tfi«rB7lGHTS~ ~~~ Agents and delegates of the Queensland ~~ Shearers' Union are notified that voting rights for Q.8.U. ballots can be obtained from the under W. KEWLEV, Sec. Queensland Shearers' Union, Blackall. NOTICE ~ Ati WlTNESSEG FOB H. RILE Y and W. McffJSNZIE, HOW in gaol charged with catting Ebor Greek Bridge, are earnestly requested to communicate immediately with ' — ==r— ? — Wi-833WL£¥, ? =- ? _ - Sec. Prisoners' Defence Fund, Blackall, UNION PRISONERS' DEFENCE FUND. far All unionists and others having sympathy t unionism- are urgently requested to raise riptions immediately on behalf ot the above and forward game at onoe to the secretary of aeensland Shearers' Union, Blaokall. 'All communications in connection with ihis fond should be addressed toJh^jeGretarjroTHie^ Queensland Sheareja^MioTirBTackall. ?__-—*-- ...
RECEIPTS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
Receipts. Votes by General Executive . . . . £66 0 0 Balance ..- .. .. ?? ?? 2 1C 5 £S7 16 5 EXPENDITUBE. Stamps, Stationery and Telegrams .. £51 6 11 -Olftotai^ttainp- ? rr— ~. — ^- — -.*- O 17 « CheqJieBoofo .. .. ., .» 0 15 10 General Secretary's fare and expenses to Toowoomba and Bundanba . . 1 8 11 D. Bowman, loss of time attending meeting .. ? ?? 0 10 0 Office Furniture ? ;. 130 Money Orders « . . . — \ ? ? 0 11 3 Freight, Congress Reports . .? ~ . . 0 13 0 Electoral Rolls . . . . .... 060 Miscellaneous ? 090 ? _^_i_ ? £57 16 5 AiiBEBT Hinchcliffe, General Secretary. H. Habuacee, i AUaitors *
ORGANISER ICASEY'S [?]ANNUAL.[?] REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
Oro^fS€ir^A^£Y^ It is now exactly twelve months since the first General Council meeting was held in Brisbane, at which meeting I was appointed general organiser. , Being the end or the y**fty it. i^T^ny jny Hntyjft J)reseut a UJport^ T»f~the_wp£k_ done, Joy. me in the various dis ?tficW' '' /~~~^ ^-r=C ? ''?'-'- -'-'~ ? such immense results from the previaus^six months' organisation that the capitalistic class became alarmed, fearing that at last the workers were abeBt=ta,ca&t aside. all -self ^ seeking and unite upon the grand principle of the Fe^mtlojLJi^leir^e^feTesThTit our =enEtgt?s~sTiouldbe devoted tathe extension of labouForganisatipn-and educatron, thi^reby securing permanentrTsenefits for all Laboiir. The doriTJIl«_Qfjrtif- A.Ti.F. OTat~a,-frij^Hnna.l . part of the money and'energy spent in strTkEs^ would, if spent in organisation, secure far greater concessions to Labour, and that without any of -the suffering incurred by~less effective methods, has been met by th...
UNIONISM ON CHARTERS TOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
UNIONISM ON CHARTERS TOWERS. 'Unionism on Charters Towers, after all'' has been said that can be said for local jealousies, -means really unionism in Northern Queensland. There are oth«r important' centres, other vigorous centres too, as witness the magnificent Labour v.,te nf Tf.wm.gi1h. jyjd_fclie ^aJlaat_Jight_jttia4e^_recently__Qji_ i^hrorgei^Twn^TjdTh^^tron^-IrabouH'Relmgxrf' — itamiwnuuu, — vixujuvu ? o,iiai hup muii gf«i«» _ rally, but Charters Towers, as the most settled and most concentrated place ueces sarily^ives3ecideTi^RmBixr-the-«4iole-^ortix— country. It is everywhere recognised. J;hat — the ' Tuw era ' is i a progressive plac^and cer tainly there can be no better proof of this than the earnest attempt now being made there to remodel, within the A.L.F. lines, the formation of the local contingents of the army of Organised Labour. The wide area covered by the Charters Towergr^istrictrATL.^., the, difficulties of communication and the importance of a num ber of its loca...
SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
SMOKE-HO. 'Thk Wnmrrvrr— -fAV3p JPaEADISE.!' 4vritten by the editor of the Worker in aid of the Prisoners' Defence Fund, will be pub lished in a few weeks ; price 2s. 6d. Books containing a dozen order tickets. \tf ill be issued shortly to all union secretaries and ? others wiiling to help in the sale: ; -On ipceipt ^=5s^ATzl±ffiz^QB£fiitr^li=fpj3ysrd^^ wwii vj any auuress in mm colonies. Peksboution keeps men together. The -6rermac^eeial'Dflmnr-rii tip pn rrj^J^ag^jiit^g^ aresultofJ;heAnti-Sooialist laws. Ihe^plit is that the more radical want to go ahead ^faster and_have gone on alone. ? - Orc aniser Casky has^ev'idently '' read the evening papers enough to know their vocabulary. He writes : For blind perversity ot malignant ingenuity in misconstruing and misrepresenting the labour people commend me to the parsons. Both the iteverendB Brentnall and Buchanan-have been quoting and commenting on an extract from the report oi a Gladstone meeting whereat I made use of the words : ' Not...
Answers in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
'^r' - - - ? . ? Answers in Brief. ? E. H. Buugess, Wagga, N.S.W.: — Quoted suh stance of your letter last issue from Sydney Evening Xews. AiAci-r,~Bai'caldine .:— Your message received. Will attend. Nothing can be done for a month or two. Then everybody will wire in. Cannot send books you want. You can get them, it is said, in the local library. E. C. Tobikins, North Rockhampton :— Glad you like the August H issue. But don't you think the previouB_ones__ just as^od-onlyiilreyaidn't happen to touch your / 'jmlate. The right mental mixture is always a toss up unless the patient can say ' when ' for himself. Cras'. Follis, Coongoola':— Thanks. A proposi -tJon-fei'-brhiiiiiiB out a weekly vVtmivE^Mqll-snoxlly^^ Jie-submitted-to the^arious.unicns.._-iGii£ejkafora ye gaiiR, laddie,' is a good motto even for Labour papers, and when the Wohkek does become a weekly, it will become a weekly to stay. E. M'Guibe and-many other others : -Held over.
"LOOKING BACKWARD" REVERSED. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
'U)0IUNG^ACKWA8D'^Bf£RSE0. It waB~Mr.^rr^rWhit©i of the Tramway' Company, the Employers' Association, the Chamber of Commerce, and the .Patriotic ?League, who tirst heraldeehiu Queensland thejwpularity of 'Looking Backward,' he ''betfiy; at the tune 'almost persuaded,1' but turmn|r_a\yav sorrowf_ul_ because. .-=r.v__ By^ the way, 3hv White Icnows ^enough' 6T Socialism to correct most ^oTithTTmsgtate-' ments made by his side. Will he '' To con tinue, I think it was Mr. White -who some months ago was talking of ' Cesar's Column' as another way of looking at the social j)ut- -4oekr — '^-.csarV nGglwian--- ia now—ggtfinjp po^^aFaiidTJromise^to -have a bit of a run. It is supposed to be written in 1M8S and nar rates in a .series of letters the destruction of civilisation by the ^upheaval of the crushed and degraded millions. ? lieonomically the book is ? mere -trash ? unless one believes that the whole social ~problem-depen3s^on the— ' cum*uyyJLjiues: tion, i.e., that there is insufficie...
MUZZLING THE LABOUR VOTE. What "Wealth and Want" Griffith Has Been Trying to Ring In On Us. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
^MUHUHO T«IlA8»i«nir^ What 'Wealth and Want' Griffith Has Been Trying to Ring In On Us. The parliamentary discussion in committee on Griffith's Second Ballot Bill amended by its author to a mystffying^v?eond Count Bill T3onstruct.ee] mi_jtojbalisatqr j_»rincjjtles_jwhich ? iioTxiRy foifliclaand^rstttiid, -? hawed the, animus ? !$fTthe*ball cartridge Goveiiiment in aimnex= — pected and extraoidinary li^ht. The follow ing extracWare from Hansard: — Mil. Gl.AKKKV — ^_ . isyiwiiiiHuimiinii uiu ichi wihuh_ ^SirfCAVriiriiiitb assumed to possess. audTiosliiBIy' did-jiosbesB, that some very serious calamity 'wou locv?erl*ke the colony if ^hot-bill was not passed to prevent itj he (Mr. Qlatssey) regarded it as a- mere sham put forward to cover other intentions. T4)e hon. gentleman bad stated again and again that he did not mistrust the people. W4ifMJi^i^i-^Ji«1^iot^nrhody^TO^t,}ie-bHl-a-pr--— vision \v4nch-\vould Tonfev the political franchise 5lL_tlie uiioijle - women included— if that was ...
LABOUR BOOKS. PRICE. POSTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 5 September 1891
LABOUR BOOKS. | ] — ? --. & OLpTH BOUND- s.d, fl. Co-operative Commonwealth .. ,.304 ? (By Laurence Gronlmid.) ? Ode Destiny ? 304 , (By Laurence Gronlund.) Ethics of Socuusu .... ..304 ^nCB^Jpfelfort Bax.) Socialism in ENatiND .-. .. ..804 - -^??- (By Sydney Webb.) PAPER COVERS- S - CJOHVENWONAI. LtES OF OCB CIVILISATION 3 0 4 (By Max Nordau.; Emoland'b Ideal .... . . ..10 8 -By Edward Carpentar.) ? Tm* Ou) OnMtB-Aim-Miii Smiu^-^.ifcfczfc (By Morrison Davidson.) Looking Backward ? ,062 ? (By Edward Bellamy.) ? Social JPboblemb ^, ? 10 3 (By Henry George.) ~j : — PeoOEESS AN» POVEKTY .. .. Jl 0 J_ . (By Henry George.) f Yeast .. .. ? 0 6-] 2 ? (Ry f.h«.yl»B gingRloy ^ 1 Alton Looke - .-. -?-?'77' ? 06 2 (By Charles Kingsley.)