Squatter's Defeat, The

DESCRIPTION: "If you give me but a haring, I'll tell you of the shearing, The one we just got over, Eighteen hundred eighty-six." The squatters say they will cut the pay for shearers. The squatters say they are broke, but the shearers fight back and avoid the pay cut.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: sheep worker labor-movement strike hardtimes
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 197-198, "The Squatter's Defeat" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: AnSt197

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