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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
OVERSEAS CLUB. DARWIN BRANCH. The ANNUAL MEETING of members of the Overseas Club (Dar- win Branch) will be held in the Reading Room, Town Hall, on Mon- day next, May 2nd, at 8 p.m. when a full attendance of members is re- quested. BUSINESS : Election of Officers. General. C. .P. CONIGRAVÈ, Hon. Secretary. DARWIN RIFLE CLUB. GENERAL MEETING: A General Meeting of the Darwin Rifle Club will be held at Widdup and Murray's residence at 8 p.m. on Thursday evening next. Members and- intending members are requested to attend. ' W. WIDDUP, HOP, Sec. FOR SALE. On a Walk-in Walk-out Basis. A choice freehold Residence in McLachlan-st. Moderate Prie», cash or terms. Apply M. This Office. A.W.U. Boarding UP-TO-DATE BOARDING HOUSE. Old Address : Corner PÉEL and MITCHELL STREETS Good Meris-Good Beds-Good Attention-Moderate Charges TRIAL SOLICITED. Unica Labor only Employed. Mrs. E. E. PEARSE, Proprietress. Mrs. G. ROSS, CAVENAGH STREET. FASHIONABLE DRESSMAKING. Smart4 Millinery, Crepe-de-Chene, Fan...
Latest News by Cable and Telegraph Latest Cables THE GREAT STRIKE. DETAILS OF SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
Latest News by Cable and Telegraph Latest Cables THE GREAT STRIKE. DETAILS OF SETTLEMENT. . The coal conference considered the owners' statement containing propos- als for a durable scheme. The plan ^ stipulates that wages depend upon the" industry's ability to pay ; that coal fields be divided into agreed areas and that the standard of wages should stand, the profits to be the first charge on the industry, the sur- plus to be divided between the own- ers and the men. Proposals for tem- porary arrangements during the tran- sition period suggest three months' wage reductions to be uniform, each area owner not taking profits if the result would mean a reduction in wages below the maximum fixed monthly. It is suggested the Gov- ernment fix the maximum after con- sultation with both parties. The meeting was adjourned.
THE PEASANT'S COT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
THE PEASANT'S COT. The Palace glows with gorgeous 1 sheen The lordly mansions hold The treasures brought from many climes, And souvenirs of old ; Proud dames and nobles grace their halls And hunger enters not,. Yet give to me the rustic home, The humble peasant's cot Mine eyes have weary grown of all The pageants of the great, _ My sense revolts at hollow rank And privileged estate ; The glamor of the lordly court ^.,t * Shades many a "noble** sot; Give me - the guileless hearts as ? friends « - Who share the peasant's cot. ~ - Be sure that many a gilded hall And many a haughty dame Resplendent shine through poor man's toil, And sacrifice of shame ; Not honor, worth or honest sweat Nor aught else such I wot Have decked their brow-these vir- tues cheer Alone the peasant's cot There purest love and bravest men - And fairest maidens dwell ; There artless bloom an incense - sheds ( v As flowerets of the dell ; . There I was born, there let me die Whate'er in life's my lot; I'd have the ...
THE "STANDARD" LEXICON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
THE ."STANDARD" LEXICON. (By Johnson Junr). P. F. B.-The initials for "Pretty funny blokes." Now applied to a body of gentlemenwhose duty appears to be to protect the pro- fiteer in his systematic prouts a- ^ gainst competitive prices, but overlooking protection for the I consumer. , % B. A. T.-Blokes all toffs. Also ap plied to the fashion recommend* I ed by "Chinese tailors wheti you., .', order a pair of pants-the B.A.T., ^V weal-um, they tell you-ha' pli', ha' way. W. M. H.-Wolf masquerading as a hero. The initials signifying a wily, miserable hound in human form, without principle and without scruple, and constantly v \ fouling its own kennel. Militarism-The popular designation ~_ - of a universal cancer which, onre, the infection is spread, has the effect of doping its victims into - a sort of delight that they are , infected. A systematic method of maintaining poyerty and slav- ery among the masses. A kal-_ " eidoscope by a shake of which peoples" are terrorised and made sacr...
METAL QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
METAL "QUOTATIONS. " The^ following metal quotations were received in the Mines Office/On Wednesday \norning: Copper, standard spot, £69 18s od, i three months, £70 3s od, electrolytic, £71; Lead, spot,v£2i 2s 6d, forward, £21 12s 6d; Tin, spot, £186 17s 6d, three months, £171 12s 6d; Silver, standard cash per oz., 2S iod"y¿, stan- dard forward, 2s io^á, fine ,cash, 3s i$&d, fine forward, 3s 0 i3/i6d^Moly- bdenite per unit,' £2 15s; Wolfram, per' unit 12s od; Gold, per oz., £5 4s iod, v
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
NOTES AND NEWS. i? The Bambra/ from Freemantle, is due to arrive at Darwin on Sunday next, May ist. A Special/meeting of the A. W. U. branch executive is announced for Friday night at 8. Mr. Albert Watson has resigned from the Band His services and his ever active sympathy on the Band's behalf are a serious loss. It is rumoured that the customary May Da* celebrations in Darwin will be either postponed or abandoned this year. So far there has been no intimation of what is intended. Mr. W. H. Blyth, who has been in the accounts department of A. E. Jol- ly and Co. for some time, is leaving for the South by next boat, and is being farewelled by his numerous friends on Thursday evening next. Members of the A.M.I.E.U. arc asked to attend the adjourned meet- ing in the Parap Hall to-night at 8 o'clock. Business is important. Attention is directed to the auction sale at Gribbon's Mart on Saturday next, at 2.30 p.m. A serious fire occurred in the North Rigg-Colliery, Linlithgowshire. The cau...
MORE DEAD-SEA FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
MORE ,DEAD-SEA FRUIT. Quoting from "Hansard? of April 21 st (extract forwarded by wire) it appears that the Prime Minister, in reply to a,question, said that it was not the intentiion of the Govern- ment to introduce any measure4 this session in connection with conceding representation to^ the Northern Ter-' ritory. ' _ / » .
Bullseyes [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
Bullseyes -^ (BY MARKSMAN). The sparrow has got off the tele- graph line. . . . . Mrs. Storey and her hubby are sure to come back great admirers of -themselves, and all things 'So English, yoo know." . * . . Take any ordinary person who has been trusted by the Australian public and given a taste of political sweets, and let him go to England and be petted for a purpose, and his cloven foot will appear in no time. Jack Storey will'be the next Labor cham- pion to Holmanise. . . . . It is whispered that the bandsmen who played free of charge on Sun- day, all day on Monday, and on Monday night, were not considered "Artists" on the latter occasion. Nuff sed. 7&lt; . . . A soldier cynic told me a good story in re the Sunday ceremonies. It appears that after the proceedings the Administrator's private secretary asked the soldiers to "stand fast" as the Administrator wished to see them, on which their teeth watered, so to speak, as the afternoon had been very hot. Presently the Ad- ...
REMEMBER THE RED SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
REMEMBER THE RED SEA. ' The myriad devotees of justice throughout the world, who, in their guilelessness do not know oihcial England as well as her "Irish Israel- ites" and sundry other victims have bitter occasion to know her, will ac . cept the information about Lord Der- by's authorised negotiation with the - Irish Republican leaders, as a pleas ing and hopeful evolution from the priggish and despotic attitude of the British Government heretofore. But while we do not wish to discourage them, we, who know what the Brit- ish Pharaoh stands for, and how of- ten and how unscrupulously he has dishonored his pledges, cannot ac- cept this move as much more than a grounds for further propaganda. The very fact that negotiation should be resorted to at all is proof that the British Government refuses to ack- nowledge Ireland's inalienable right of independenre as well as its being, of course, an admission of the failure of the policy of terrorism, murder and destruction. It is hoped that t...
DIVIDING THE SPOIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
DIVIDING THE SPOIlí. New York states/ it »s_ understood that Japan and-France have accepted America's T contention concerning the distribution ^l£)fv ex^Germair cables. communication's' * forwa rdcd"sto' the conference "but pending settlement" (of the Yap-matter the actual distribu- tion of Pacific cable's will remain in abeyance, fit'is believed the United States will receive Guam to Cape, New York to Brest, Halifax to Pen- zance cables, France to-nave èv^Ger man cables on the African coast ard Great "Britain to get the Canadian British' cable now owned by the Uni- ted States. _!
REDUCTION IN FREIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
. REDUCTION IN FREIGHT. . . Owing to the satisfactory unload- ing of the Mdntoró, and representa- tions made-to the. Company, Burns Philp-and Co. have decided to. reduce the freight on flour to Darwin by £i per ton,"and hides from Darwin, by is per hide. This will take,&lt;effect .forthwith. s We trust it willmot'be necessary to press for the réduction of the exorbitant fares, and freights on other classes of goods, but *na^ the Company will see1 the wisdom of avoiding that protest which must come if something is not done soon.
Latest Telegrams WHAT HUGHESISM HAS DONE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
Latest Telegrams/ r .WHAT HUGHÈSISM HAS'DONE. I Referring to the wool position Mr. Hughes states the outlook is' extrem I ely grave. -The market is on the verge of breaking. Values have fal- len about half what they were last . year. Huge accumulated stocks of 4 the _ new clip ate coming in and Great Britan has two nullum bales to carry / over. Unless^we can hold a reserve," price trouble is coming in Australia, beef with freight is now bring sold at less'than cost^ Produce, lead, cop- per and tin ,are fetching only half *>nce of what the}' were ? yrar ago. The; Government was d*vn&lt;r its bVst^. to prevent a collapse of the woo!/ market. * ¿