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No title [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
' ubliciu Power agreed to accede to the Hotel and Restaurant Em ployees Union's request for a 40 per ceut. increase during the Com monwealth festivities, and led the union t - believe that be was paying the increased amount. He wasn't, though He was just pulling the anion's lee — that was all. Larrie Petrie's friends in Australia and elsewhere will be grieved to hear of his death which took place in Villa liica on March 1, from the effects of an accident at the railway station where he was working.'— ' Cosme Monthly.' .
The Socialist Press Assistance Fund. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
The Socialist Press As* sistance Pond. Friend, Is ; S.S.. 2s ; R.H., Is ; per J.J.M., 7s ; Socialist, Is ; — H., 6d ; J.M., 6d ; D.C., 6d ; M. 3d ; J.K., 3d., D.C , Is ; Friend, 6d; A.S., 6d : W.S., 6d ; WH,, Is ; T.M., 6d ; A.F , 3d ; 3d ; H.G., 6d ; J.D , 3d ; R.D., Is ; JH, 3d; C.R , Is; W.K., 3d; A.S., J.M., 3d; Friend, 3d; J.K., 6d ; — F., 3d ; A.T., Is ; E.V.D., S. 6d ; H.K., 6d ; D.M., 6d ; C.H.G., Is ; L.R , Is ; O.N., 6d ; J.C., 6d ; H S., 6d ; H.G , 6d ; H G., 6d ; W.L., 6d ; S.C.C., Is ; Mrs. McD. 2s ; J.McD., Is. Do main Collecton, 8s 3d.
"PROSPERITY" ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
'PROSPERITY' ITEMS ' A sad case came under the notice of the Marrickville police this morning They were intormed that a woman had died suddenlv near Cook's River The constable who was sent to mahe inquiries found that tho deceased was a woman apparently abont 83 years of age, who had left a baby three months old. The identity of the woman is not known, for though she had been living for several weeks with a man and wo man in a tent near a river, they did not even know her name or any thing about her friends, hhe was walking along near tho river with them this morning, having the babj in her arms, when she sud denly fell down, and died almost immediately. 'I he police removed the body to the South Sydney Morgue, and will report the matter to the coroner. 'I he deceased was identified' later in ihe afternoon as a woman who called at the Wo men's Refuge in Sussex-street, a few days ago. She then gave the the name of Amy Winters, and said that she was a widow, 34 years of age, and that ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
The lady comrades and friends of the AS.L. have nndertaken the work in connection with a social evening, and promise patrons one of the most enjoyable evenings yet held under the auspices of the League. Lady friends desir ous 01 assisting are invited to at tend at Marx Hall, . to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon, at 4 o'clock. Now, ladies, here is an opportun ity to aid, -n pushing onward the Socialist cause.
Dignity of Labor. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
Qignity of Labor. Broken Hill, -aturday. — A* young married man, named Cur now, was standing on some laths at the 400ft level, at Block 11 Proprietory mine this morning, when the laths broke away, and hefel- 21ft down a cbnte. He sustained a fracture of the base of the skull, which subsequently proved fatal.
Organising Committee. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
Organising Gommiltee. The following are the arrangements for Domain meeting to-morrow (Sunday, June 16) : Domain, at 3. — Chair, S. C. Clarke, Speakers, A. Thomson and Muryhy. Attend hall at 2.30 and take stump, papera, etc., MoDermott, Riis feldt, and Isaacs. Bathurst-street at 7 — Aldous and Morrish. Martin Place at 7. — Rumisen and Isaacs
A Loyalty Item. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
ft Loyalty Item. N^wcastlk, Sunday. — Two men who are supposed to have deserted from the Royal yacht Ophir, in Sydney, . were arrested by Con stable Clarke at Wallsend last week, and have been handed over to the naval authorities to be dealt with, Rewards of £8 for each of them were offered. When apprehended - he men, who belong to the Royal Marine Artillery, h ad their uniforms covered up. I hey were in a penniless condition Strikes are reported amongst the agricultural labourers in the pro vince of Bologna, and in several communes Forious tumults have taken p'ace. The municipal build ings have been surround* d by crowds, crying out, ' We are hun gry; we need h ip.' Troops have in consequence been sent to the dis tressed districts to tepress the de monstra ing laborers, their wives, and child -en. Edden, M.P., says the Labor Party will support anybody who will give them what they want Question i , what do they want ? Socialists want for tho workers the full value of the workers' pr...
MORRISH AT WATERLOO. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
MORBISH AT WATERLOO. Candidate tforrish opened up at W aterloo under the presidency of Com rade Aldous on Thursday night last. Morrish had the large and entbusiastio au ience with him from start to S ish, and „ the bursts of applau e which greeted hia utterances was proof that a favorable impression was being created. At the conclusion of his ad dress t he usual vote of confi lenoe was accorded the party's candidate. Com rade Isaac spoke in support. Owing to our going to press time will not permit of a full report.
Women Chainmakers of England. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
Women Ghainmakers of England. It is now some ten years since pub ic attention was directed to the slavish conditions of the wo men chainmakers at Ci-adley Heath, yet all the outcry has brought them no betterment, '? he women are all practically home workers, carrying orf' their operations in a shop situated at the rear of the cottages, fitted with smith s hearth, bellows, and an anvil chain The links are hammered out and moulded by means of an 'Oliver,' a very heavy hammer worked with the foot. *ome of the women are skilfu and rapid, but the more delicate workers can only labor a few hours a day, and have the greatest difficulty in eking out a bare existence. As there is no agreement as to working hou s, the hammers can be heard at any hour of the day or night Women seventy years of age often com bine their energies with those of their married daughters in blowing the bellows, heating the iron, or driving the 'Oliver.' And now further reductions have forced them to strike to the num...
NEILL AT DARLINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
NEILL AT DARLINGTON. Candidate John Neill opened at Darlington on Wednesday night last, and despite the bitter cold the audience was good. The chairman (Batho) opened proceedings precisely at eight o'clock, and soon got the meeting in full swing. Oandidate Neill directed the atten tion of the workers to the dependent position they occupied under present conditions, and outlined! the develop ment from Slavedom to Serfdom, showing how the producer had. ever been the victim of the non-producer. There existed in society to-day two classes, those who worked fur wages, and those who loafed on profits, and the latter class by virtue of owninf the machinery used in production, and manipulating the machinerv of Go vernment, dictate the terms and conditions under which the great maw of humankind shall produce the ne cessaries of life. The misery, degrada tion, fond poverty prevalent in every civilised country of the world was directly traceabie to the private ownership of land and tools of pr...
British Financial Situation. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
British Financial Situa* tion. The facts and consequences of the financial situation ceafced by the Budget are thus set forth by the ' Daily News' : 1. The national debt has again leapt up to over peven hundred millions. 2. The limit of profitable taxation has been reached on most articles subject to Custom and Excise duties. 3. A reversion has been made to the obsolete syste n — which Freetrade and the French Treaty killed — of export duties. 4. A. great article of universal popular consumption, which has been free of duty for more than a generation, has been subjected to a heavy duty. 5. The Transvaal War is ad mitted to cost more than donble the Crimean War, and an attempt to subdue two little farming Republics has impo-ed a heavier strain than the final effort to smash Napoleon in Spain. 6- No limit can J be placed either to the cost or the duration of that war. 7. No proximate or likely con tribution to that war can be ob tained from the goldfields of the Trausvaal.
KERNELS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
KE KNBIiS. McGowen, M L A.. : ' He defied i the opponents of the ( Bogus Labor) 1 party to point to any legislative ? lot which they had broug t into ) existence which was. class legisla ' ^0Q ' What an admission of ntter - failure ! Mr. McGowen says that, ' If the Labor Party, dnring its ten years' life, had done nothing beyond en forcing the day-labor system, they wonld hare j aerified their exist ence. ' Ten years is a long time, James. Still we're aware that some people are easily satisfied. The People was gratified to learn that ' Mr. MoGtiwen disclaimed my responsibility for the presence of the Duke.' A dispute occurred between the Lion and the Lamb. They decided to arbitrae 'When they had fin ished arbitrating the ' lamb was inside. That's how it'll be when the workers and the capitalists — the robbed and the robbers — arbitrate. And Mr. McGowen 'put it to every honest man 1o say if there was a more honorable and equitable way of ending disputes.' The Socialist Labor Party is...
Manufactured Victories. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
Manufactured Victories. London, Monday. — It was re ported on Thursday, June 6, that a serious reverse had been sustained by 400 Boers under Commandant Beyers, at a place 34 miles west of Warmbad, a station in the Pretoria Pietersberg Railway. The c rcum stantial statement was made that Beyers' commando, which was OD/inKh'nrr a nnmhav nf tuarrrrnna laden with suppliies and a quantity of atook, was defeated by 240 of Kitchener's Fi hting Scouts, com manded ny uoionei /\. a. wuson, 3 7 oi the Boers being slain and 100 captured, while all their supplies and stock, comprising 8000 cattle, 18 waggons, and an ambulance, fell into the hands of the British. The Briiish loss was put down at three men killed and fifteen wounded. General Lord Kitchener now de clares that the entire story referring to the capture of Commandant Beyers' commando is without foun dation. [Will some one please whisper to The People what goes to build a '? circumstantial ' statement?']
THE CAMPAIGN. HOLLAND AT LANG. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
I the CAMPAIGN, j ? HOLLAND AT LANG, I0» Tuesday evening last, at the comer of Sent and firslrine-atreets. H. E. Holland, tbe Socialist Labor party's candidate for Lang, opened the metro politan campaign, with G. Isaacs as chairman The audience was large, and the had no cause to feel disap pointed about the manner in which the candidate was received. Tbe night was oold, the atmosphere toj damp and heavy, and Holland was suffering with a severe cold that had mli-nieh squelched his voioe. For an boD'-and a-half, however, he was able : ts hold the large audience, which grew in numbers as well as in enthusiasm as (be meeting proceeded. The address consisted of t»n expo«i ? tfon of the basic principles of the So cialist Labor party, and an explanation ? of tbe causes which produce the class ' struggle and draw the line of cleavage between the great working cfass and the propor.ionaiely small number of non s woriers, wh - levy toll on the workers' ' product. If retnrned to the State Par l...
BOGUS AND GENUINE. LET THE WORKING CLASS ELECTOR CONSIDER. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
BOGUS AND GENUINE. LET THE WORKING CLASS ELECTOR CONSIDER. Three are a number of electors who, at a first glance, are likely to condemn the Australian Socialist League for putting forward candi dates at the coming election in elec torates that are being contested by '? The P.l.L.' So far as members of that organisation is concerned, the organised Socialist movement has been at no pains to conceal its views that that body has forfeited all claim to be regarded as the defenders of working olass interests. FaotB in proof of that view have been advanced olten, and if further proof is required, it is furnished in the stupid, mendacious, and cowardly speech of Misleader Mc Gowen, delivered last week. The Socialist movement is justi fied, and has no compunction, ther^ fore, in opposing their candidates, and, by placing before the working class electors genuine I abor cancli. dates, give tbem the opportunity of consigning traitors to the obscurity they have earned. At the same i time, the S...
AT CAPITAL'S CAPITOL. [Newspaper Article] — People — 15 June 1901
AT CAPITAL'S CAPITOL, Paragraphs printed below will ] fnrnish some idea cf the link of solidarity that binds the Federal j Labor members. j . j - Vr. Hughes said the people of £ Australia were very much to be 1 congratulated on the fact that the ' verdict npnn a fair and square ap- | peal, in at leaBt three of the tates, f if not in four, on the fiscal ques- I tion, resulted in so unmistakable a f demand for free, or at any rate the I freest possible trade under the I circumstances. Senator Barrett (Labor): 'I j have always been, as those who know me best will admit, a strong - protectionist, ... In Vic toria, we have had evidence of the value of a protective policy, and in this Senate, and e'sewhere, we will do our level best to fight for that which we believe is in the in terests of the people of Australia. Senator Dawson (Labor) : 'I j can assnre you, sir, that it is a \ very pleasing thing to mo — and | Senator [Proudfoot] O'Connor J ought to be one of tbe most happy f men in th...