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SYDNEY LABOUR LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 May 1890

~^Yfl«EyHAfli!HETOB^ I BT artkii my.iirstietter-byi. giving some in sight intoHie organisation of the various labour 'bodies through the Trades and Labour Council, the Maritime Council and the_Building Trades Council. The Maritime Council consists of seven -societies, viz : — Wharf labourers, stewards and cooks, coal lumpers, iilawarra minors, Newcastle^ miners, Newcastle coal trimmers and Newcastle wharf labourers. The Seamen's Union did be long also ; in fact, to the seamen belongs the credit of the idea of a Maritime Council to deal almost exclusively with matters connected with seafaring or wharf side occupations, butxm April ;1$ the Seamen's Union seceded irom the Mari time Council owing teHshe action of that Council in organising the coasting seamen into a separate,, society. — ? . '- j ' The stop taken T^-the seamen is a serious^ one. —Tlie^ coasting seamen are employed hi small coasting sailing vessels but the Seamen's Union claimed, ' wjheh the question of organi$ ing them ...

Publication Title: Worker
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Maryborough when Required. MARYBOROUGH, May 8. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 May 1890

Maryborough when Required. \ MjlttYBQHOiJSH.'May 8: 1 Meeting of-unioris- held. K»esolved that this meeting* .is in entire .accord, with and endorses the.^wstion ; of ;tlus'' Austriilian Labour Federation, and pledges itself to* , do all in ijbs power to-jaid~ the fedcrationr^i^eney^r_jMu.wht5revcr required; . MasjOnt^ting^Baturday-night.- i. . } '?-._?; R. MORJIISON, -?^-^ --;—;? 'iSec'. General Laljour Union.

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MANIFESTOES OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 May 1890

kifKT»r^HE fi!H£flAt^flatt The- large number of unions involved and interested -in the dispute necessitated some ad - 'yaiice upon the, olid -method of notification by. jetter,to the Various societies. A system of jiircular-letter,s or manifestogsjwag resorted tp, in order ta-i-each and interest e.veryHmonislriir _tlite_country. The success of this system is proved -lay-the -spiteful-crllidiJan loClhjijjaiji.taiistie pressr .The first manifesto was issued on Monday, May 5th, and was * ;. ?' ' '^ . To the Labour Unions of Australasia : v 'FKLLOflfUNlONiwi'fl— ; ': ' .LABOUit-iyo^e. . - Whenjlhejociiers of London were( in need the ^Australasian unions stood by them ( and poured ?? like ' -water the feard;earned' gold fhat won the battle ; and to the aid of the Londoii dockers the London rsteyejiores rallied and the 'London, seamen— nten who .for them-, seltes.ftlone had no c^use for quatr^itUrew down -Ahfti'r toftis [and fiwaiirid Ah?e. stiiite: till by tsheer force of )iUnibei!%r.it ...

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THE WHISPERING OF THE WIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 May 1890

m riw»!SPEimiCT»FTiiE^wi«Esr The following telegrams, alphabetically ar ranged, .show better- than any thing. _else the nature oj? the support upon which the federated unions relied ; these are^ necessa^lyjmljrajuw^ T5fHlreirandrBxtoT~so recetvedT^ . ._^_ ' XJhartevtlle to be Relied On^ \iLziz zz ::: ^^z^iz^ :~ ^HAtttEVtWikr^^ay 5 : ?— — 7We quite agi'ee with your action pc «Tondaryan. dan rely on us being with you every time. DONALD MATHESON, £-eo. Central -Warrego Carriers' Union. ~r - : GHARtKvru^, May 10; '~ — Iiifoan-jgounGilr-Qliarleville— egHPriers— hearlaly ^'^~~ apj}rovie-action re Jondaryan, ^nd pledge them seLves to, stand by Federatioii to the bitter end, 'if necessary. '~' J3ONA.LD MATHESOH, ^Hec. Central WarregoXJarriers* 'Union, ._ ?

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Ravens wood Sympathises. RAVENSWOOD, May 13: [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 May 1890

Ravenswood Sympathises. ',„ ? Ravbnbxtooi), May 13: Kavenswood Miners Asspciatipn expresses Hy'mpathy-witli-aGtioa-Jtaken by shearers' union, lidpe matters will be settled amicably. ?— - WM. CROSSLE. , Sec. Amalgamated Miners' Association.

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The Amalgamated Shearers Talk. SYDNEY, May 6: [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 May 1890

The Amalgamated Shearers Talk. Sydnev, May (- : (Jorigratulate-^uu-_Qn bold step taken re non umonBqfiatters. Wish you success./. JVIost im jjortant move yet made in Australia. . -W .^.SPENCE, ?- 'President Amalgamated Bhearers' Union. .??-?.'-???-.- ? r~'-SYlW]5Yvj&£ayi7 : . AVe congratulate you on the firm stand nnade. Our entire syinjuitny is with the. '.Queensland shearers in the» struggle. B. H. STANLEY, ? Sec, Amalgamated Shearers' Union, Bourke. -^oiigratulate^A^en^an^*^^ foy^lreir bold *nd noble stand in deferiep tjause of trades unionism. This branch Amalgainated Shearers Union prepared and willing: assist in fighting for your- flag '(on) New Sq\ith Wales borders ? J, M:-iOjOME¥^_- ? L'_ Sec., Amalgamated Sheai-ers* Union, Young. To wnsville Steps into Line. _... Jv_ .- ? ~i ~ToWN8ViLLB,_:5IayQ:'- .' At special .meeting your action strongly 'approved.-' Council accjrds unanimous -vote of sympathy-and-assistance during dispute. tUSO. K1NGSBERKY, - — -=^t?cr^rad««^bnd...

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Gympie Weak but Willing. GYMPIE, May 6: [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 May 1890

Gympie Weak but Willing. Gympie, May 6: Union here in sympathy. Too weak to take   action. Majority not unionists. D. MAHER     Sec. Amalgamated Miners' Association.

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THE "WORKER "CALENDAR. From March 28 to April 28, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 1 May 1890

IHE-iiWOBKEB^*CAtail!AR. From March 28 to AprH-2$rSS9&i= ? ferenee-mat4n-S3?daeyi — Mrr-^A; J. Kelly; — Sydney, Pres.; J. Hall, Tasmania, Vice Pres. Mayor did reception act. Unionism, crpttintr 'respectable.' ? ? -— Adelaide (o.A.) tanners and curriers 'won JSight-Hours from several employers!' Glassey M. L. A. enthusiastically received by Maryborough unionists ; denied chaige of hay- _ ? ing^poken^i^inBt^fcrmans. ^^7 - Mae. 29. — 'Intercolonial Labour Conference' closed in Berlin with worthless recommenda tions for formation of-caurts of arbitration, the periodical holding of so-called 'Intercolonial Labour Conferences ' and grantingjrf weekly resfrday in all oooupations. Williamfc bubble ._ thul.dissol^MiZIZlj^ * ? ? — r— ? _1|sitLJ^doir (Eng.) bootmakers struck against sweating system, demanding that em ~ ployers find'~wo^shopfi. Sweaters actually object to this, like the Egyptians who wanted bricks made without straw. — — — ^¥e-poeHI5ng7)ndbciH[aboufers wenTT^aek^ ?' . ....

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THE "WORKER" DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

TFWOBKER' PfflECTOBY. Societies in all patts of Queensland are requested to make use of-this column for the, announcement of their ^enemLjand special meetings, becreUiW'wa dresses, social gatherings, election of officers and similar information. Membersjshould see that the request is responded to. Up-country and coastwise societies particularly xequested. No charge.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

To members of Co-operating Unions. ^^UrTJaiyers^Te^oriyard^i ^romptiyrto your— secre^y^ral^s other inHtrufettoiij^artrT^^lved -througlThiffi:; — Air3naeu^Binof-aiiycx*-operafcHag^ union desiring his Woeker sent direct will please forward his private address through his secre Hatryr~^— ^=— — ~= ='-^======'= To Delegates and Chairmen of Shed Committees. YoiTare reauested to assist the lk-ard of Trus tees 6f the WoitKKB by notifying, through the secretaries of your respective, societies — 4a) To what address WoiiKEfisinay be sent ? to reach members of your union : * promptly and surely. ; ? — . (b) WhaTnumber of WoBKE^are required ? at each of the addrefiisa^you send. ? _^L_ The above information mm% be sent period ically, so fchafcjeach of your, members may obtain with certainty-the paper for which he has paid and to whieh he is erititledr ' ' ' J . .. ? Should any member of either union desire his . paper forwarded to any particular union agent.or to any other address he should at Oi...

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EDITOR'S ANNOUNCEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

EDITORS ANNOUNCEMENT. ? friends will ^reatly^)blige4?yBending^o the Editor, Worker Office, Wharf-street, Brisbane, any crisp, brief, bright, or otherwise interesting notes on Queens land or othe[r Australian labour matters. Contributors of these notes, or ofyarns, paragraphs, -poetry or other matter, must not mind if ft is Ti^sessary te^amend, con4ense or reject ; they may rely on the best being done that can be dohe.

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Replies in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

Replies in Brief. —JV^Br^Mbertr^^utte&i*^^ song. v~SimUJje glad to receive and reyiew music: mentioned,. VKliat LtheJL«alK»u*inoveiKent i wants is ^aitHgooel 4harelung-ai»s. X^^^lackaU^=^ Using by patches as you «ee. T.iB.T-Tatnbo^*- — JReeeived too lato for this-month. Will go in next. Not bad verses at all ; only always boil down as much as possible. M. Fanning :— Jketfceiiffli^pm_aO^ B._and_ other :— -ComjieHedJa hold over. T. J» Ryan, Cambridge Downs : — Received O. K% You may rely an ^-Looking Backward' being a-stpck article. Thanks for confidence expressed, T. F., Clermont :-^Have 'handed ^appended note to -the general secretary, A.L,F.^J. T. P.: — You didn't send your address ; better send it along. Used part and will use more. ? ;. ? ? ^ ? - . ? ? ^ — ^ ?- Cow- wages to women m any department of labour tend, to depress wages throughout the entireji^d. ; -^j . - There are many trades re ^tjirtrtng manual dexferity lather than strength of 4Jody in -which men anrt 'wome...

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Tho Souls of the Children. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

Tho Souls of the Children. ^ *' Who bids for the little children— body and soul j jind braitit ' I WEoiiHuKf for the little chUdreh— fair and with- j out a stain t ~ —~ ^^—-=-21-- t- —- r-zr— -—% Will no one bid ? What, no one— fof their souls j so pure and white . ' 1 And fit for all good or evil which the^World m I ^lleh^ige~TngiydBmte3?=- ? ~~r~~~~ '? ? r\ ^T^idyyradea JBeggary, howling, ?'? 1 bid tori nEhem, one and all ^ fl Tllteach 'thignr a tliolisand lessons^to H*?£i^l skulk, to .cmwl.! ' [ J ' _ ? ^^J They ^hali4eej)Jai4ny3ai^ 4iku maggots ; they J shall rot intlie fair sunshine,; ,^^—^M And if they serve my purpose, I hope theyila — answer thine. '~^ ? ? ? : ? ''? ??? ? ? m ' And T'}1 -id higher and higher' j'iy« fiHnwM with -wH)lfl»jh grin, — — ? — — :— — ==^J 'For I love to lead the children through thw _ ^)lea«antr|jattis-ot sin. * .' ^M They shall swarm in Jjie streets to pilfer, they« shall plague the broad highway, ? ; ''m Till they grqw too old for pity and ripe for...

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LUCINDA SHARPE ON WOMEN'S WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

wmwMWifia^m^ They used to try to persuaders at school that nobody under the nun oiuld draw a 'line,' 'cause it-was length without breadth, but I guess when this persuasion-was^tarted the public bene factors who Jure women for nothing and fine them- when tlie\ 're late rHadh't started -into existence. Drawing a ' Ihie-' is surely not more -..^pajamtlyJmposfiihle than to get work donejfor^ niKby_Uiqse_who^thitik they are wage-earners, yet Ibms state ^tV^Goivmac peTfection hasbeen reached by .some of the champion smart men of _ojir_heautifulcountry and is peacefully submitted ^6*ljy^^h¥^omlK^1tetn^;^r=^^r'Ht^«^^ women who let theinselv^beuini^sMjQain^to3^ fashion. No man would. He'd go to gaol Tirst ?and he'd be about right, take my -word for it. Women's wages ! What a pitiful thing fiiey are, starting from nothing a week and soaring upwards in dazzling rise to 10s. or even some times a whole pound. Beyond this, of course, is the inner circle wherein sit solemnly the work shop forewome...

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SYDNEY LABOUR LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

SYDNEY LABOUR LETTER. Receive congratulations upon achieving a 42£iacfiful — yictory. — =JC5»i-«ui-e this ni^suttrwill' strengthen the hands of the Labour Federation. T^is crisis has been a sure test anid a proof of thje efficiency of the I 'ederati^jn ; and I am in clined to think* under our cumbrous ajidjiri wieldly system here.-fuch a living up of forces and display of effective fighting ^HiwiiiLwould be impossible. Altnongh 1 ,^.y.t,his,-J:---rio-witjnrjTQe yiiniiipint, underrate tlie' potentialities of the T?ades~asd Labour^ Council ^f_J?JL3SLi_-3Chi8-- body, has_ ^^^-^ondgr|urstrides recently irutUe-»mtti-ey-- ^T^Bcieties affiliated, and ._withinjbh«_.»ast- few weeks the different branches oT_ fcne Shearers' Association at GobaL^-JBour-kor-&c., and_.the_ Railway ,and Tramway Association have .affiliated. . But in my. ^ opinion, and iii that also of many others, the true ideas of the powers of lafjour in cpmbination-kave yet been grasped by ^our trades union members to ...

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NEW ZEALAND NEWS. DUNEDIN, May 14, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

NEW ZEALAND DEWS. DiJNttniN. Mav 14. 189& Can the loug:sight sccra of the present day see Where the 'boom inaugurated l-y the London (Dockers' Strike is going to end? Shall it \-e in a, time such as that set forth in Edward Bellamy's book, or shall we go hack aj^ain, because we may he over-anxious for the millenium, and not be abk* to iw»_gfl^gfiv«jy fchft |-mver whfch «»»-**? «-f ~:: : I,...*., n1m-ii.r4v ofa:int»H whilst. ftt.h-irsji.r-«-£Arl4ifliV— miming it? _ ? THnanetrtion-of liellamy's name rauimuB me of the great rush there has l-e«ii^nd-.:i«_-4W3.vHt*!*-— trLuV)kihg Backward.1' Duucdin bookscHer.s \\\-ve sold out~of large parcels within a. few days ?-»T delivery, and as there was no more in the -niarkct^vhile^e-dciiland was on the increase, one dealer had the Uook reprinted locally. For this a second edition was demanded, while it wiiK said that a large parcel was sent, from i'hinedm ''to Melbourne. r Workers are the prin cipal purchasers, and go ! where one wilL th...

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SMOKE-HO. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

SMOKE-HO, - Mm. Thomas, Worgent, energetic secre tary of the Eidsvold-miners, has had a ring put oh nis finger as a mark of the diggers' esteem. - Organiser Casey considers the Towers the most important Queensland labour centre outside of Brisbane. It is ripe for federation* among the stanch advooates of the new move ~ment being A. MA.. Secretary Richards, C.~ -M 'Donald, and other-tried leaders. President Spence, of the_A.S.U., writes from Armidale that the action ofrthe Queensland unions has been felt in that district, where „ strongest opponents of unionism have already agreed to meet shearers in conference 'this year, _ '' $UJJSCRII»T3K)N lists are being circulated among-the Brisbane unions on behatf of a boy named Oerder. who got hurt in a cabinetmaking ' shop and lost a consequent Employers Lability Act case. The shop was non-union and yet unionism is atmsed. ' . !.' ~~--j£m General Counetl^of — the AvI^Jv, authorised by the Brisbane, and Barcalqine 1 councii%-has-decided to p...

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MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

MEETINGS. ? ''- Australian Labour Federation. - Bnsbaiie. Maritime Hall, Alt«rnate-Tuesdays^Iay 18 -and 27. Sec, Albert Hinchcliffe, Q.T.A. Rooms. BuiWing^Prades^3ouneiL-QT.A.lloQms4J3ris^ _bane. Altetnttte Fridays ; May 16. ? __'_ quccnaland Typographical Afgocjatlon. Q.T.A. Raom, Rentes fiuildings, Adelaide-street, Brisbane. Board meeting, second Saturday m . month; May 10. Sec., Albert Hincbcliffe. loo woomba Branch : Sec., J. R. Nolan. Maryborough— Branch: Sec, Robt. Gardner. Bockhampton Branch: Sec, P/A. M'Lachlan. Charters Towers Branch t Sec, W. G. Bowdeu. qff,B.Ti-- &Qftiatv.-Q,T.A. Room^ JMsbarie. Kvery Monday. General I*bowers'trnton.-Brisbane. Mari time Hail. Alternate Mondays; Mayl2, 26. Acting Gen. Sec, P. 5. Bevan. Trades Ball Board ftt^^fl^^^-Sil' ^SEI^^fc^-HHn7~^1Mtfe^?ttesdaysf^a^ .„$ 80. _ . Painters' S00felyf^BiHsbane^-^iTTA.^Oflni^Al^: ternate Tuesdays; May 18, 27. Plumbers' and Gasfittcrs1 Society-Brisbane. Queensland Shearers' ^teien,— Sec, William — IB...

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CHAPTER IX. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

— : ? — — — -— -3haptkm IX. Dr. and Mrs.Xeete were evidently not a little startled to learn, when they appeared next day, that I had been all over the city alone that morning, and it was apparent' that. they were ? agreeably surprised to see that IjseemgdjsollLttle agitated after the experience. ??? - ' Your stroll could scarcely have failed to be a very interesting one, ' said Mrs. -Leejte, as we sat dowii to table soon after. ' You must have seen a good many new things.'^ ?'.:?/ -.' _/~ — r~ ? — — — l^w^reryiittleTlmirwa^Tioirn^ 'But I think what surprised ing as muji as — anything, was? uut tojiiid auy stores on Wash ington street, or any banks on State. What have you done with tlie merchants and bankers ? — tlung-^heavaUy-peghapSj, as the^anarehists wanted— to do in my day ??' ._. ? -'Not so bad as that,' replied Dr. Leete. ' We have simply dispensed withuthein, _Their ?functions are obsolete in the modern world. ' 'Who sells you things when you want to buy --them?' I enquired. ...

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CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 4 June 1890

Chapter VII.' 'It is after you have mustered your industrial army into service,' I said, 'that I should ex i»ect the /chief difficulty to arise, for there its analogy with' a military army must cease. _ Soldiers have all the~same thing, aiuTa very simple thing, ^e-dor^amely,— to-|wactice the manual of arms, to march and stand guard. But the industrial army 4mist:4eam and follow two or three hundred diverse trades and avoca ti(rtis_ What adininiHtrativii Ulent cjin be ecjual to ^eteiTOintlig^wisely what trade or business avwy individual tit a great nation shall pursue f ' 'rhft ftdmini&tmticmniag_|H-thing to i dO-_wiih ^ie^^uttimj4hat'l-oint,— — ? _^. '* W'hojjoftH dpt^rmTtw ifctheh?' Faaked, - Y _ i-~ ' juryman for .frjmseif, in accordance. with his natural aptitude, the utmost pains being taken to enable him to find out what his natural aptitude really is^_The^-mciple_on which our~ industrial artny is organusedr-ts that a man's natural endowments, mental and physical, deter...

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