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Working Class Electors. HERE IS A GUIDE FOR YOU. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 June 1901
Working Glass Electors. HERE IS A GUIDE FOR YOU. The worker has rightly learnt to regard tha capitalistic press as his bitter foe, and when a thing is ad vertised and supported by that press, it's time he grew suspcious. Now, Thb People asks the working class to note the difference in treat ment meted out by that press to the Bogus Labor Party candidates I and the Socialist Labor Party can niaares. in ore, snai wniie in many instances the bogus labor Candida a is reported even mora fally than the Lee-See candidates, that the S.L.P. are suppressed in every way, and in spite of the fact that that press was inf -rmed of the electo rates the S.LP. were contesting, they for weeks bave kept the names of the S.L.P. candidates ont of their list. The capitalist press has herein (vitron o. nrnntar ftn t.hfi wnrltin -y r»l*qa They have discovered that in the BoguB Labor Patty there is no harm to capitalism, but that the Socialist Labor Party, being a true working class party, is dangerons, and...
The Workers' Share Diminishes. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 June 1901
The Workers* Share Diminishes. The fact is that the wage* of labor have not risen to meet the increase in the ooat of liying. -We sea great commercial prosperity in the land, high prices for our products, a largely extended trad* abroad. The int ernational balance-sheet is greatly in our favor. But the very fact tnat prices are high makes it more difficult for working men to live ; ifc operates in the same way aa a re daction of wages. Now comes the protest of labor, the demand of liv ing wages to correspond with the cost of living. Labor's proportion ate share diminishes ; capital finds its share increasing. It is not needed for consumption, and so new factories are built and more goods purchased for workmen who cannot buy them; goods are heaped np. Then comes a ciash. During the season of depression society sup ports the poor, capitalists become relatively reduced, and surplus | goods are consumed, and things get so far righted that business starts up again, but always in such a w...
Collapse of Capitalism. FORESEEN AND FEARED BY THE NON-SOCIALIST. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 June 1901
eollapse of Capitalism. FORESEEN AND FEABED BY THE NON-SOCIALIST. t Competition is now everywhere of the keenest, and oheapiess of production the primaiy object. The result is a race in which no com petitor can absolutely win, but one I in whioh all must in process of time utjcome exnaoBieo. ror mere is no fixed goal to be reached ; the goal flies before the runners, and the first in the raoe cannot avoid j ultimate collapse. In each coun try manufacturers compete among themselves, while tkey compete also I with their foreign rivals. Constantly improved machinery enables a larger output of less cost to be thrown upon the market, with the obvious effect now distressing everybody, of a wtll-nigh universal glnt, and a growing cheapness never before witnessed. In ihe'meautime, profit® ou capital and wages of labor are tending to the vanishing point ; aud the only question is, bow long will it be before that point is reached, ... . Auy Industry may be killed, as it were, by en chantment,...
A Collection of Crooks. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 June 1901
21 Collection 01 Crooks. Thb People clipB thef following advertisements from the 'S.M.H.': — ' Denison Division: Meeting will be held to-night, a' the Went worth Park Hotel, Quarry-street, when Alderman Andy Kelly, the IaUam AAmJi/lafa an/1 M DDluulVU lauvi vauuiuuiU| uuu »» ? Hughes, M.H.R., and S. A. Byrne wiU address the electors.' ' I ang Division : W. M- Hughes, M.H.R., Chaa. Powell, and others, will address the electors on behalf of the selected labor candidate, J J. Power, at 8 0 clock, Friday night, June 14, at the ighthouse Hotel, Bathurst and Susan streets. J. Clancy, chairman D. Johnson, D. Jones, hon. sees.' That suoh things t-hould call themselves a ' Labor Party ' is one of the greatest insults the working class have had to bear. The records of each and all mentioned, if given half an hour'* thought by a sober worker, should be enough to mean the extinction of any one who would associate with them Capitalism is international. American capitalism i* taking hold of Briti...
The Bogus Labor Party. CONDEMN[?]D BY KEIR HARDIE M.P. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 June 1901
The Bogus Labor Party. | CONDEMN D BY KtlR 1 HARDIE M.P J Writing of the Independent Labor Party in Britain, Keir ELrdie thus j expresses himself : — ' Tt matters not how high may be ths ideal underlyicg . a cause. It will assa. ; redly fail if there be even a suspicion of self-seeking or insincerity or lack ot stay. ; ing power om the part of its champions, Character is more to a movemeui than doctrine — a fact apt to be overlooked. Having found its- strength, a movement must have wisdom enough to know how j to apply it. Decision of aim, decision ot character; decision of application- i Therein lies strength'and success, No faltering, no temporising, no woolgather ing. Suffice it for the moment to say ; that tbe I.L.P is known to be a Socialist organisation charged with the _ task oi j creating a Socialist party in politics and j welding together the scattered forces of Democracy, and admitted to have already overcome the mosi difficult part of its task, and to have achieved a quit...
Another Pointer. FOR WORKING CLASS ELECTORS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 June 1901
?i $ Another Pointer. FOR WORKING CLASS ELECTORS. Sydney 'Worker' of June IS has two columns of covplhentaxt criticism of the Bogus Labor Party lifted from the ' Daily Telegraph,' ' S.M Herald,' ' Australian Star,' 'Evening News,' and othsr capi tanstio sneets. Thb People proudly challenges anyone to produce an; commen datory criticism of the Socialist Labor Party in any capitalistic sheet, Workers of N.S.W.. vote for the true Labor Party, .recognised by the capitalist press as the true Labor Party, and therefore condemned by them. Vote for the Australian Socialist Labor Party. i
A Great Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 June 1901
A Great Meeting. On Sunday afternoon (weather permitting) there will be a great no ted demoustration in Sydney Domain, when 8. C. Clarke will act M chairman ; and addresses will be delivered by the S.L.P., candidates for Darlington, NewtownCaraper down, and Lang. Let every So 0 aliut be tbere, and let us make a fiual effective onslaughton the forces of capi alinm Don't forget that the Socialist Labor Party's colors are bed Wear yonr bed rosette on' Jnly 3. To-day Morrish goes to Wall tend to give Moroney a hand in bis stiff battle against capitalism and tool fakirdom in the coal dis rict.
FREAKS AND FRAUDS. [Newspaper Article] — People — 29 June 1901
pRBflKSaWP FRflPDS. , Thiek is one thing tbe F.LL. tnd the Bogus Labor Pariy can fl«im to hare brou«ht into publicity more political orooks than any other flarty in . Australian politioe. H are's * li«t of 'labor' and ax-'J labor ' ?candidates now standing on any -tioket they think will land them in Macquarie-street Bavister, Long dale, Dacy, Lamdnd,* Sullivan, O. B. Hall, Webster, Sheldon, Hollia, Beaton, 6. D. Clark, McNaught /now rnnning against the bogus leader), El. M. Clark, Ferguson, gleath, Kelly, Power, W. B. John eon, Cbnck, Barnett, Estell, Jae Kr, Fegan, Grogan, Rosa, and tton. Tee People reoeived a letter re cently whioh ran : — ' After reading McGowen's Protestant Hall speech, I concluded his htad must be fall of blae blood.' Wonder what that ftllow will think when he reads tbe following chunk of idiooy that 'Jim' got off atBalmain: — 'In „ Australia the labor party said that the people had equal voting power and political responsibility, and their methods were better ...
Organising Committee. [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
Organising Committee, All members of the A.S.L. are requested to attend a meeting of the Organising Committee at Headquarters, 251Castlereagh-st , on Monday evening nsxt at 8 i' p.m. Business important. \ G. Isaacs, Sec. £ _____________ \ Now the elections are over, it m ib more than ever necessary that | . every Socialist shall put a Bhoulder | to the wheel to get ready for the - xt clash at the ballot- box, I * ? *
A Rough Passage. [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
A Rough Passage. On Saturday last, a number of comrades and friends gathered at tbe North Coast wharf to say fare well to Miss A. Gillies, who was returning to her home at Tinten bar. The writer and Comrades Car son and Lndewig arrived just in time to see tbe boat steam away. Miss Gillies sailed in the Tomki, and that boat eiperienced the full force of the recent heavy storm, narrowly escaping shipwreck when orossing the bar at Ballina. The People is sore that every Sooialist will rejoice tbat our comrade ex perienced nothing worse than a very rough voyage? we can't afford to lose any more of oar Richmond River fighters yejb awhile.
A SOCIAL SUCCESS. THE WOMEN TRIUMPHANT. [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
a soeiALr success. THis WOMEN TRIUMPHANT. Wheh Dave Carson, Socialist and grafter, undertook to organise the women with a view to making a big effort to raise funds to aid the So cialist fight, there were not a few who predicted failure for the venture. Twaa said the women couldn't— or wouldn't— be organ ised. But Carson's energies are not limited to bill-sticking, nor are the? solely utilised in the direction of plastering Mr. Power's aggres sive supporters with good paste. Besides David bad the assistance of Bcaasi. And so, after sundry meetings and discussions, the event was agreed upon, plans were adopted, and a strong committee of lady comrades and friends set to work with plenty of enthusiastic deter mination Tickets were printed. Tickets were sold. And when 6.30 p.m. arrived last Friday, a joyous crowd of old men end young men, matrons and maidens, and numerous nippers who are to make the Socialist move ment of the next generation, sat down to loaded tables. In due time1 the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
GOOD THINGS, I FOB ? THE PEOPLE! I KENSINGTON BAKING POWDER. I Rosebud Butter. ! AND ? People's Tea. I Ask for Them of all Grocers. H TheCITY MUTUalI LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY, Limited. ? HBAD OFFICE — HUNTER,! BUGS, ud 'OABTLBRBAGH( 8TBEBT STDNE5M H Mr. GKO. O.ROWLEY, Manager. THK Host Liberal ana PiogieuiTe Life Cffiloe In tbe Colony. A Msn or Women aged 30 yon can usure (or £50 (with proflta) for lew than Slxpenoe per week, and be In immediate Bern# ieo ptanoe. Endowment Assnianoes also, from £36 to £1000. for further particular^ plMM vrlte nroaM npon WM. flWINE ELLS, Newou. ? £4 1* A « JM 9 c* FREB insurance policiss H ?) || ? ? ? W will oover your life for -100 again* KF JUfWA. la. -3 death, or pay £1 per forduabla | M ment The Colonial Mutunl Fire h- BUranco Co , Ltd., Sydney, have agreed to pay all claims resulting from BUBONIC PL&GUE. By purchasing your clothing from us, you will get this boon freed charge, together with the best mass and fitting garment in and out of t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
? ; ? . ? : ~ ; — — 1 _ _ . S.L.P. STATE PLHTPQRM ? SOCIAL « DEMANDS. L. CHILD LABOR.— All Children to attain the age of 15 before being permitted to engage in any ?wage-earning occupation, 2. WOMEN'S LABOR.— Equalisation of women's wages with those of men where equsrt service is performed. No woman to be employed ander conditions detrimental to her health or morality. 3. wIGHT-HOUR DAT.— Redaction of the hoars of labor in accordance with the increase of production, immediate legisl ation of a working day of 8 hours (or less) ; overtime to be a penal offence. 4. FACTORIES LEGISLATION.-- An efficient and comprehensive Factories Act to provide for healthy and humane condi tions of employment ; any breach of the Act to be a penal offence. All Factory Inspectors to be elected by the workers in their respective trades. All State workshops to be under the jurisdiction of the Act. 5. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT.— An Employers' Liability Act to provide for compensation to workers who may be in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
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Socialist Labor Party and the "D.T." [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
Socialist Labor Party and the 'D.T.' On Sunday evening last, a mem ber of the A. S. L. General Execu tive interviewed the sub-editor of the ' Careygraph,' and the follow ing conversation took place : Socialist: You have H. E. Holland, candidate for Lang Divi sion, marked 'I' (Independent), and it should be ' S ' (Socialist). SuB-Editor : W hioh side do you taxe t i S. : The Sooialist side. . S.E. : 1 hen you are Independent S. : No, we are not Independent ; we are the Sooialist Labor Party. | S-E. : Then, if you don't belong to either the Ministerial or to the Opposition side, you must be Inde pendent. S. : You assume, then, that any party that does not ally itself to the Ministerial or Opposition side must be Independent? ? ; ? ' , ' i i I S-K. : Thep yon are Soafelat- j Independent 1 c . S. : Qeriainly we are Independent i ' of any other party. i S-E : But whioh side are you on P There are two parties, if you da jtafe side with one or the other, yon must j be Independent, \ S. : A...
Key Note. [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
Kev Note. Defeat 1 Do ynu talk of defeat 1 Why, yon know not the battle we wsge, \ The paise of ita vigor has beat From age unto answering age. As Humanity's hope it is old It is young as the morning that thrills With life and with joy manifold ' The radiant* valleys and hills.
Capitalism is International. [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
Capitalism is Interna' i tional. ? Rainmaker O'Sullivan has been threatening to follow in the steps of Jling Seddon ; so the next time the daily press and the capitalistic poli tician aresinging out about the ' wild experimentalist who is driving cap ital out the conn try, The People will refer to. the following letter received by the Failed-to-get-a-Bauble Premier See from a New York firm of money sharks : — ' We take the liberty of directing yonr attention to the advantages which New Yo;k now offers as a money centre, where loans can be negotiated on very favorable terms. This .action suggests itself to us by the report of the placing on the London market of one million pounds worth of 4 per cent. Treasuiy bills having four years to run, at 99, by New South VValep. We venture to say that this loan conld have been more advantageously placed here bad an opportunity to bid for it been offered to investors. We may mention that a few days ago 2,500,000 dollars of New York State bonds b...
THE RESULT. [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
THE RESULT. Socialists have no need to despair because of the small vote recorded in favor of the S. L. P. candidates on Wednesday last.' Trne, the vote was not bo large a% we bad anticipated; yet we Socialists are never defeated. We advance; we attack. Each succeeding attack brings ns nearer to oar ultimate goal, previously, we had in State politics no recorded vote. Now, the polling shows that- in Darling ton we bare a principle vote of 80 ; in Newtown- Cam'perdown, 24; in Lang, 34; in Wallsend, 185 ; in Waterloo, 60. That vote has been recorded under circumstances that were anything but favorable to the S. L. P. We entered the field at the eleventh hour, when every Bogus Labor candidate 1 had been selected, and when our enemies were in the thick of their campaign The Bogus party were nob slow to charge as with coming to 'split' the ' Labor ' vote, and many well meaning people, in their economic ignorance, while looking approv ingly in the direction of the 8. L P., preferred to gi...
ON the EVE of BATTLE. A TRIUMPHANT RALLY. [Newspaper Article] — People — 6 July 1901
ON the EVE of BATTLE. A TRIUMPHANT RALLY. On Sunday last, in Sydney Domain, the Socialist Labor Party held a most successful united demonstration, at which the speakers were the select ed' Candidates for Darlington, New tow n-Camperdown, and Lang, viz., John Neill,-- Andrew Thomson, and H E. ^Holland. Preci-ely at 3 p m. the Chairman, S. C. Clarke, mounted the lorry, and in an admirable speeoh, the only flaw in which was its brevity, open ed the meeting and called on com rade N eill, who stated the position taken up by the Sooialist Labor Party, and emphasised the party s recognition of the class struggle as the foundation of its organised ex istence. As Neill spoke, the crowd con tinued to grow in numbers, until the Sooialist audience was the largest and most solid in the Do main. And again and again they applauded the clear and uncompro mising utterances of the veteran Socialist fighter, who concluded a fine speech with * peroration that called forth tbe u stinted applause of the ...