-7in 1927 had more succes s , end the "Workers' Weekly" was made bankrupt - upon
wh i ch "Workers' Life" promptly took its place , and app eared until the advent
i n 1930 of the "Daily Worker".
Of all these papers t he re are fil e s i n our Library though mostly not with
a complete run.
For "Justice" we have 1896, 1915, 1918-22 (and would welcome
ffi0re ) :
for "Clarion", 1893 - 1904, 1910, 1913 - 1916: for others, only
individual years .
I n addi t ion there are papers of which we have no space
hero to speak in detail, such as the "Social Democrat", monthly theoretical
j ournal of the SÂ·.D.F. (1897-9, 1903-9, 1911): a complete file of "The Young
Socialist" (organ of the Social i s t Sunday Schools), from its inception to the
death , of Alex Gossip', one of its l eading spirits - this latter on loan from the
i.lex. Gossip Memorial Coromi ttee; "The Worker", organ of the Clydeside Workers'
Cornmi:ttees during the first World War; "The Sunday Worker", and more .
available to readers a t Marx House, and richly repay reading .
Frank Jaokson .
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A stout green volume at our Library, entitled simply "Pamphlets" , contains
more 'pamphlets from Alb ert Inkpin's collection worthy of being mentioned with
those described in the l ast two issues of this Bulletin .
For those studying soci a l conditions in Great Britain at the beginning of
the present century there is invaluabl e material, usually ignored by the bourgeois
Such are C.A. Gl yde ' s A Peep Behind The Scenes at a Board of
911Ardi an s (1905) : the same au thorls Britain's Dis ace a Plea for Old A e
Ffms ion3 (1903): Ken Har die 's J ohn Bull and his Unemployed 1905: an anonyr.ous exposure of the Sal va t ion Army, "Salvation and Sweating" (somewhere about
19(0 ): Temett's"Munic i 0.1 Socialism" in West Ham (1902) : the 1906 edition of
the Fabinn Society's Facts f or Socialists from the political economists and
s tat i s t i ci an s.).: and El ser i es of other Fabian pamph Le ba ;
Then there are more pamphle ts containing pro ~ganda for Socialism - Hyndman's
r eply to Herbert Spencer, Social i sm and Slavery (1884, reprinted in 1899) and
hi s 1904 lecture , Social-Democracy ( the words did not mean .Â·t hen what they mean
now): F.A.50rge ' s Â·Soci a l i sm and the Worker: J .L.Joynes ( one of the founders
of the S.D.F:) The .Soc ialist Catechism: and William Morris' Â£amous l ecture of
1093, Communism (the Fabian reprint of 1893) .
Few nowadays have ever r ead any of the sp eeches of Jean Jaures, the outstanding French sociali st or a tor and j ournalist assassinated on the eve of the
first World War.
Her o are t wo pamphlet s published by the Twentieth Cent ury
}'ross - Socialism and t he Politi cal Parties (a sp eech at Limoges in 1905) and
rr~c tical Socialism ( a speech i n the French Chamber of Deputies ).