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KANAKAS IN THE SIXTIES. Originally Blackbirded for Squatters. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

KANAKAS JN THE SIXTIES. Original MaoMrirdttd lor a^wttewu ~ AJ3.TJ. GILBERT, BOONB, writes : Now that the Queensland Government has reintroduced kanaka labour, it may not be out of place for me, an old eheare? anB miner, who worked In the oolony during. 1666-70, togiveBomeideahow kanakaeblack' birded from ihe islands were engaged to die detriment of the white worker. When they were first introduced sugar was hardly -spoken of. The agitation -was got up' W the pastoraliBtB for the purpose of getting . cheap labour ; to cloak their design, like the planters, they asserted that ? the/heatin Queensland was too oppressive for white men to work. As the kanakas arrived they were engaged by the squattera and sent ap to their stations. - Mr. Gordon Sandeman, ,of Burrandowan station, in the Burnett district, was among fee -firrt t-? engage w&* prospecting for gold on thwr^n, 83s was before fencing was in trbduoed^ whienibe sheep were shepherded, abd |-6 my know ledge white men were di...

Publication Title: Worker
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Qld, Australia
MAY LABOUR DAY. Order and Determination Everywhere [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

MAY LABDJIK MY. Order and Determination ttaerywbore As was to be expected the 1892 May Day international hw^'frHH^ rw^Afoffffrfol* grip yet exchanged by the worker* of JEJurope, Great Britain, and Amerioa. Stem order was observable everywhere; no opportunity was given the governments to machine-gun the people, and ftva the ^ice«piesmv«bwnVthromQff^»eBt. Tn P»ig £ka nMurllanf TCkvnintintiR. «frliAM» 100,000 Boldiers were under wrtDB, every thing passed off as orderly and sweetly as the dulcet tone of marriage balls. $Tp labour parades took place through the streets, but at night every meeting house and lecture hall was packed with all grades and conditions of wage-workers. Speeches were made and resolutione passed claiming fair and enjoyable conditions for all people who live, by labour. As in &ria, so in all the principal towns in France, 4. London turned out to the number of half a million, and held a meeting in Hyde Park such ta the labour party »)one «an enthuse. PoIitioa...

Publication Title: Worker
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IN MEMORIAM. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

IN MEMORIAM. We mourn the Iobb of a statesman's fame, Of a star from tbe firmament departed, We thought he would leave a deathless name As a friend of the peoplejaoble hearted. The Ship o^Btate^on a troubled »ea '. Seemed to have a great and a gallant master. Ab she rteered for the haven of Liberty ™ Wsjie'er dreamt of treason or toaster. But he shaped bis course for another port, ? Thn trnst rennsnil In his hands hetrftvine. And our vessel lies 'neath the foemap's fort, The vile block flag , on her mast displaying. 'GHftffittfl^We lioped for belter things? ? — We thought of you, in the future greater, In the peppie's-aearts than the proudest kings, But we and at last you are but a traitor. We're moved at the thought that our ways must sever. Had you still held true to the country's good You'd have made a name to endure forever. The Ship we'll reoonqaer another time, And her voyage will be a brilliant Htnry, . ., And then well think of your name and crime And drop a tear tor your va...

Publication Title: Worker
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WORTH REPRINTING. WHY IS THIS? [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

WORTH REPRINTING. WHY IS THISf When the land is full of workers, Busy hands and active brains. When th«oraftemen and the tbJnkera --^-. Feel about ^hem binding chains; ? '??'? men Jfre labourer itcheifed ? Of the work his hands have wrought, - And the thinker, vain of logic, Bees that reason comes to naught; Whfcn the forces ineiHwve harnessed ? auu iu»«e vroiueu vi ao tneir wiu, Ought to leave no homeless people - Asd-mrhangiy mouths to fill, Have bat proven themselves the servants Of the shrewd and selfish few, And the many have but little For the work they find to do; When the labour of a million Goes to swell the gains of one, As the slaves of ancient Egypt Starved beneath the burning sun ; When the schemer and the sharper Hold the wealth and rule the land. Using up the thinker's brain force, ' Mortgaging the craftsman's hand ; When the many shear the sheep And the few secure the wool, And the gallows claims its victims, And your costly gaols are full— ? Then the men who lirpamp...

Publication Title: Worker
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WHAT QUEENSLAND PAPERS SAY. Neighbourly Comments on the Weekly Issue of the "Worker." SOME EXCEEDINGLY CLEVER WRITING. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

WHAT QUEENSLAND PAPERS SAY. Neighbourly Comments on the W««kiy Zaaue of the 'Worker.' MUCH XXatXDTSOhY OLKVBB WBIXOTO. - ppinioiw may differ as toihe views expressed ^Brthe columns of «he Wobxsb, bat no person oompetenl to judge oan deny that it is, aooprd. to its lighto, ably conducted, and oontains SOUM eroeeoingly clever writing. It Is being, oon* ducted on the co-operative principle, and It ib ? likely to~beoome a permanentToarnaiistic ▼en due. Its circulation in this distriot to becoming ? very large.— CharleoiUt Time*. ? ? ALWAYS WITH A BET PURPOSE. The jftpid -progress made by this Journal is proof positive of the support it receives. No spaoe u waited in its columns, whioh are cram fall of items written on A.L.F. views, often In strong and somewhat strange language, bat always with a set purpose. Like the War Cry it hits out straight to maintain the party it i« pub lished in the interest of. It is somewhat ot« pity that it does not deal more moderately with matters in genera...

Publication Title: Worker
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

DR RENHI F Sdr«ew' apothegm, Opposite the Post Offloe, R D | Q D A M C 7»\''^?«*M™iifodfaii^1 6s. caihT^ ^ Advioe by Letter and Medicine sent to any nart ? , of the Colony, £1. ' *^ JWl'KjiOmil^FOB HtjglUENT PaTTEsYs ? WATFRPROnF TRUSSES1, ArdnoialLiiffir 'nl Lllr flUUi Cutlery Optical Goods i and SurgicaVAppliances ,lo6aflv manSfactwed). ? Surgical Instrument and Cutlery Works (H ' May, late May A Dahl, manager' 150 Edward ROOKS * W-AilOHt«1f ak lowest camSE UUUI\U prices. Orders by post carefuUv and prompUy Attended to,] 'WorkingS Paradise,' post free, 2s. lOd. Alfred Fletcheb Bookseller, 65 Wichhardt-etrtet, Brlsbanl ' SMITH fiR^ (Fb» S^th), RaBleET; UIIMMI UnUD, Brisbane. Customs sales sent immediately after sale --*-«uui BOARDING H?USE. feisford-Blaokall Rto. UUrtHUHVU Late1 Chas. E. Raymenfs Good accommodation and paddocking; horseB 28J6J. wk., Is. night. AsnhEw SmTsTProp. ' TAIIORINfi F. KARHA8CH A CO., Ann-sT, 1 n I l_U 1 1 1 n U . Fortitude Valley, guaran tee a perfect fit....

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MATES. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

__MALES^ Many men who want to do what is right object to Socialism because they think it wiU tend to turn the State into a tyranny and the citaeens of a Socialistic State into mere machines. Seeing that the State of to-day is a tyranny of the grossest kind, sod one average workman 01 to-oay a machine which directly it gets out of order is flung out to ruet— to Btarve, I cannot see that this should be a very serious objection to a change. But I do not think that ? SocJuiiBm-wja-be a tyranny,- or that the_ socialistic citizen will be a machine. On the other hand I am sure the growth of Socialism, true Socialism, will destroy - tyranny and make mien what men should bo— mates. '~ ? ? ? Very commonly regulations to the effect that no room shall be built less than ten feet cubic, or that no man shall go more than a week without a bath, are quoted as illustrative of what Socialism is. As a — matters-feet the-best and wisest _raguIft-_ tion can only be a symptom 01 a socialistic tendency_jn...

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Proposed Charters Towers "Daily." [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

Proposed Charters Towers ''Dally.' FBOM W. HILL, SEC. A.W.U. For some time past the question of start ing a daily workers' paper on this field h?s been freely discussed by most of our pro minent union -men, and as a result a public meeting was held on 24th April, when the !nllr*«nnflr «man1ii£inn urn.c nBrnoil ? — That it io flagiffnbin in thf intiPrpfiti nf thp workers of this field to start a democratic news paper, such paper to be vested, in the Associated Workers' Union, Charters Towers. The cost to start an evening daily and to run it for two months without touching the revenue is estimated at jp{200. There waB considerable diversity of opinion as to ifae best way to raise the capital. Some advocated- a co-operative company. Others that the money be raised by donations of a £1, payable either at once or in instalments of 63. fortnightly. The arguments in favour of a co-operative principle were that men would subscribe more liberally when having an interest in the paper and also...

Publication Title: Worker
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GENERAL NEWS SUMMARY. (FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 6TH, 1892.) [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

GENERAL HEWS SUMMARY. (FOB THE WEEK BNDINO KAY 6TH, 1892.) The verdict of inquest on catastrophe to Sydney-Bourke mail train exonerated railway officials. ? State School Arbor Day oelebrafeiona took place April 29. Through a fire at Central Theatre. Phila delphia, U.S.A., 10 persons killed,- 180 injured. — . Horrocks, on charge of Hemmant murder, committe for trial, Supreme Court, May 30.     Mr. Blood-Smythe, Townsville Supreme Court registrar, censured by Minister of Justice for ' lack of tact,' &a Gwynneth, district engineer CaimsHer berton railway resigned. A baton of nine class-protectionist nominees shot into N.S.W. Legislative CounciL Ck-VftrT'y Brnwatnuw^i wiffl'w hfthy chris ~ toned May 1 with filtered water specially brought from River Jordan. Brisbane hawkers talked defiance of license fee law, afterwards deputationed the mayor and sought abatement of the im post. Mrsr Captain Osborne, imprisoned first ^-clawfor perjury in connection-wtth...

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Carriers on Strike for Fair Rates. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

Carriers on Strike for Fair Rates. The Dalby -and Yeulba-camers, -some 120 in all, are out on strike in an endeavour to secure fair frates of loading, mainly on the St. George road. The great cause of the trouble is the way in which rates from Dalby have been cut, this leading to com petition which has pulled earnings down to the merest pittance and seriously affect ing carrying all along the South-western border. As a. result ot this loading has been going from Dalby to St. George, over -200 miles, at almoat the-same-rate-as-from Yeulba to-St.-George, only 120 miles, the roads being about the same. -The Narra bri, Glen Innes and Tamworth carriers felt this on the New South Wales side and recently sent delegates across to arrange for a mutual understanding. The Dalby' carriers^ were organised and, with the Yeulba men, instructed the delegates, Messrs. Healy and Cuniming, to meet the^ Maranoa paBtoralists in conference ttl St. Gttorge. — After fcvaditig a conference^ JPX.3oniSLdays t...

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"LABOUR LEADERS." Hyndman Points Out A Labour-in-Politics. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

'LABOUR LEADERS.' Hyndman Points Out A Banker to La1»oiir-ln-Polme«. H. M. Hyndman, the English Socialist writer, recently oontributed -to^London Jtitjtice the ioUowin^ valuable letter : ? JBayment of members jif parliament, and of members cf all municipal boards or councils, has atway8-i»en-a4rocBAed_b.JL SocMl-Democrats, and we are even morein favour of this to-day than we have ever 'beenr~Bu1rpayumut at meuibersrwhenwe ties which arise from taking working men from thf-ir trade and placing them in poBi tions where they become untooustomea to work and lose their skill. Anyone who is elected to a paid office will always7 feel alarmed at what may befall him when his term comes to an end; or when ill health attacks him. There is, therefore, in pre sent conditions, a natural inclination for the worker who, in the cant phrase, ' has risen above his fellows,' to take care that he shall never go back to their level again. Initiative and '' go^ ~a,re Tare in all classes even in Great Brita...

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LABOUR OVER SEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

LABOUR OVER SEAS. An English Shop Hours Bill, affecting adult women, passed second reading in the Commons recently ; 175 to 152. ? Dpbham miners %av« decided to work in the non-associated collieries at wages paid previous .to the lock-out. downed tools for unproved conditions at Cardiff May 2. The British Miners' Federation is ex tending itself by taking in xhe London coal-porters. The French government talks of put ting anarchist Ravachol on a new trial, as the extreme penalty of the law was ob jected to by the jury. The stove grate workers at Warring -ton (Eng.) have been on strike for nine months. ? The masters dedare the men must abandon the National Union of Stove Grate Workers as a condition of employ ment. As they «re in -possession and blacklegs are around the men are practically denied the means of subsistence. ? The 'Frisco Coast Seamen's Journal says : ? , Employers do not look with favour on such a peaceable weapon as the boycott. The boyoott (i cprfainlv r)An.ftf?fiHiA....

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THE WORLD OF LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

THE WORLD OF LABOUR. The Oroydon Branoh A.M.A. and the Gulf Federated Workers are conferring with a view to one solid amalgamation. Sooth Australian operators and others in the^BosTfnd Telegraph Department have struck for a rise. 'I' A Ifnn nawwiiiMii nan #«.«_&_ 2 ..2 _ -a _ _*- riers' asaociatioa -forthe distriot : inaugural meeting last week. At the revision court thfl P M -nH th, i,v~i .T»n p trmir pnr tioiUar ^re to keep the Tolls^eani ? MAl_l«bour Day was oelebrated in Sydney by the Socialist League ; open-air u» the afternoon, indoor meeting at night. Jtotions-were passed arfirmffig-thBTiecesBity for socialisation of industry. A*r Caasilis station men were recently dam making at 30s. per week and doing their own— cooking. Work during wet weather or forfeit pay. How's that for freedom of contract. _ The commission to deal with the charges made~byrM.L;A.~ Schey, secretary IS.S. W. Railway and Tramway Employes' Association, against Eddy, Railway Com -nussKaifiE^jfl J» re...

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LABOUR IN POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

LABOUR IN POLITICS. The Towns vilie vacant allotment party is again shaking the dry bonea of federa tion. Mb. J. Hannah is the newly elected president of the Croydon branch of the ^£M.A. Hodgkinson'& constituents want to know-why he didn't tour Burke with Nor man and Cowley. The reason is not vastly different to that which prevents Griffith appearing on a political platform in North Brisbane. ? ? AsTHr/B Rae, M.L.A., was in Victoria during the elections giving the labour mem ^beTgn~lift. HeTBTiowTirBrlBbane with~a 'monster petition from N.S.W. in favour of the release of our comrades in St. i Helena. The Broken Hill Water Supply swindle rushed through the N.S.W. Parliament eighteen months ago has broken down. The Act has -gone to pieces through failure to plank down the £10,DOO /deposit Every syndicate is not a dead 25 per cent' cer tainty. ? -News com^s f«y»r» Ttft11n.ty.fr. . that^_thfl . A.N.A. branches throughout Victoria are moving against the CowleyGriffith M'llwraith ...

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BYSTANDER'S NOTEBOOK [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

HJYSTftNflER^S-JJOTEBOOK — ? ♦ ? It is year by year becoming more certain that some May Day will bring about a ? ??- terrible— clashing -between — the THE European governments and the MAT day May Day processionists. Apart -OF the altogether from the labour ques pctcbe. tion, it is the sheerest folly and madness to allow to continue the tension which threatens such a catastrophe. In one single ^iuy *)f revolution more loss and ruin may befall the smaller mercantile and trading classes than the greatest con cessions. JKQuld cost them. Yet no jpon ceasions are made and the danger of Almost world-wide social upheaval comes annually nearer. The governments of the day are showing themselves absolutely incapable of governance. They neither strike pitilessly, sternly, and-nmsterfully at the agitation — which would dp them no good if they did— ' nor endeavour to direct the social current by wise and conciliatory legislation. In Europe, as in Australia, the rulers of the. people seem stricken...

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THE MILK IN THE COCOANUT. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

THE IhU IN THE COGOANUT. Whilstour Select PariiauuHtfiary Conunii;- : tee are jvm^j^ng the' beat mews for settling people on*&e brad, would it not be as well to remind them what Society at raywtf. nffnra Jn jh&d^tu^qneinpjoyia^ Without gaeans or employment TJhe wowc TO*n, 3«t, him be aver 80 aober or honest, tiaaonly the' optjbn~ofiseoomiag-either « pauper or a criminal — he can take his choice— »nd jltfaough the committee may — net-think ft **'»y «w *.hntm to try and de viee means which, if given proper effect to. will make not paupers and criminals, but Melbourne Age correspondent oomplains of being supplied with bad gas, and treated indignantly by the gas company's manager when told that good gas was paid tor, not bad. Evidently the only means of redxgfs the correspondent had was in eigning his letter 'Bobbed;11 — Bow suggestive; hut what poor satisfaction. ' _ The ^coloured labour ' question must be getting sultry in the United 'States.- Re cently 200 negroes arr...

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THE ROARING OF THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

THK BOABIKQ OF THE SEA. ' I asked a eage of Rnnwwhite-h-a^, ? ' I cannot see my way,' he said. ' All things are out of gear and line, Men worship money, their only god ; Each thinks himself alone divine, And-tramples his neighbour to the sod. Civer me weanest goes to tbe wall ; None of us know what the end shall be, Except that misery must befall — We hear the roaring of the sea.' ' I asked of one that seemed a king, ? — ? Wiry to the shadows he seemed to cling, Shadows behind and shadows' before: He answered sadly, - Ask me not - I strive to follow my father's trade, X walk as I may— or can— God wot—. Stumbling and halting and afraid I The time is passed for Bight Divine, i The people have ceased to bend the knee, The end is coming for me and mine — ; I hear the roaring of the sea.' ' Down there came like a river in flood A crowd of people, haggard and worn ; ? Frantic and furious antUoriorn, ? ? ' What do yon want V T **k*A nt nno ; ? Be answered, rTbe earth for its children dear ...

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THE BALLAD OF THE BOLIVAR. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

THE BALLAD OF THE BOLtVAB. [' Is it not to tbe advantage of the ship-owner , to moke his ship safe?' ' Yes, if he carries passengers, for his business would he lost; but in the case of fraudulent insurance, or when the Bhipping trade is bad, it would be to his ad vantage to lose his ship. Therefore, I say, the State should interfere.'— Mb. Pmmboll at the Labour Commission, Jan. 85, 1898.] Seven men from alt the world baefr to docks- again Boiling doumUie RatcUffe-road drunk and raising Cain; Oivt the girU. another drink 'fore ice sign away — We that took the Bolivar outacrou the JBay I We put out from Snnderland loiulftftjliiwn vrta- We put back to Sunderland 'cause our cargo Bbifted; We put out from Sunderland— met the winter gale«— Seven days and seven nights to the Start we drifted. Raoketing her rivets loose, smoke-stack white as snow, All the coals adrift a-deck, half the rails below; Out we took the Bolivar, out across the Bay 1 One by one the lights came op, winked and let us...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

ORGANISATION NOTIFICATIONS. Organisation notices will be charged 3d. per line per insertion after May 1. ? CVPUAKIPC of Membership has been ar JJUliiiyiili: ranged between the folloouig unions, all of which issue annual tickets at the uniform rate of 10s. (excepting the G.F.W.Am which is £1), and which together cover all Queensland-^- ? Associated Woekeiis Uktsk, Charters Towers. Amalgamated Workers' U-:.on, Hogbenden, Longreach and CharlcviUe. Feoehated Liabodu Union, Brisbane. Gulf Federated Workers' Association, Croydon. Exchange is being arranged with southern general labour unions, making one annual ticket carry members for a year all over the continent, union men everywhere, ao matter rolmt. t.hgy m»y V-a rrrnvl-tr,™ (]t- AnTdntftCOD tO unsettled workers: annual payment very small financial in established unions everywhere yon go during the whole term of original ticket, receive weekly Wohker everywhere free of further charge, become organised in political movement fo - securi...

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LUCINDA SHARPE ON ANARCHY. [Newspaper Article] — Worker — 7 May 1892

LttCINDA SHARPE ON ANARCHY. Anarohy J That is what everybody is talking about and raving ov&c._ 'The wretches,' say those who've got something to anarchise. 'The fools,' say oold, sedate, logical men who call themselves RnmaluitB and cant see the causes of any opinions but their own. 'I don't see why the 'European' governtnentj oaP'*i hang thepi B.|ljrirnmarirad one sweet Christian auaintanoe if mine, who lookei terribly ignfrPt- «fhi-n T nhasrvftH that to Jo_that_ was too big an order because we were all Anarchists. And yet it's bo. I can under stand an Anarchist and bo can anybody else who takes the trouble to puzzle it out. If there's one thing in human nature that irritates me it is its wonderful power of self-deceit. It really isn't hypocrisy that we think we see half the time. It's Jure, unadulterated self-delusion. Why, 've known the meanest people who posi tively believed they were -quite noble hearted, and the most noble-hearted people who've positively believed tha...

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