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THE ALLY-GERMAN POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
THE ALLY-GERMAN POSITION. Washington reports that the new German reparations offer is two hun- dred billion gold marks to be paidin yearly sums. A Paris message-states that the French Pre- mier is pressing lor military and eco> nomic penalties. He has confidence In ,tbe 16yalty*Tof"the United State* to complete all arrangements for May j. Everything indicated that Germany failed to recognise she had been de* f^tfd and continued to arm ícrees. .France insists that a milliard inarki must be paid by April 30th. I
CRUCIFIED IRELAND. BATTLE IN THE MOUNTAINS. FIENDISH ENGLISH TYRANNY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
CRUCIFIED IRELAND. BATTLE IN THE MOUNTAINS. FIENDISH ENGLISH TYRANNY. , , , The latest device attributed to Sinñ ;Fein is injection of a corrosive fluid ' in street pillar boxes in London. Inspector Taylor and two police- men were returning from Gormin ston aerodrome to Dublin on Mon-T "îSy night and failed to answer* the challenge of the military patrol. Tay- lor was killed and the others ser- iously injured. A battle with, intense firing lasting 12 hours occurred in the mountains at Kilmilkin County, Galway,' when a patrol of 14 constables was am- bushed by a body of Republicans. Reinforcements arrived and drove off the attackers. One constable was killed and two wounded. The latest English crime is that the" whole male population of Bally farnon, County Roscommon, has been forcibly ^.enrolled as civil guards and told they would be held responsible for the preservation of peace. At ah inquest in Surrey into an alleged Sinn Fein crime seven jury- men received letters threatening be...
LABOR MANIFESTO. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
LABOR MANIFESTO. The Parliamentary Committee of the Trade Union Congress in Lon- don also the executive committee of the Labor Party have issued a mani- festo stating that the French propos- al of further invasion of Germany and occupation of the Ruin ihculd be opposed by every diplomatic means. Coercion ii. calculated to add mi»ery to workers of central -Europe and delay its economic recovery and ag- gravate Britain's industrial crisis. Neutral arbitration is advocated.
INTERNATIONALISM [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
INTERNATIONALISM Walsh, President of the Seamen's Union, recently told the A.W.U. that his union could not join the latter as t* e constitution did'' not perinit Jap- anese and Chinese becoming memb- ers. The Queensland Branch of the Seamen sent a telegram to Walsh strongly objecting to Asiatics join- ing and urged him to stand for a White Australia policy. No reply was received. The Queensland body is supported by a large body of mem- bers in other States. ,
As You Meet It. CHARACTER SKETCH, BY "TIM TOUCHUP." THE ALDERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
As You Meet It. CHARACTER SKETCH, s BY "TIM TOUCHUP." >" THE ALDERMAN. ^ Perhaps the war, the price of but- ter, and the horehound pest have no connection with and are not respon- sible for the aldermanic genus. Per- haps the perverseness with which nature refuses to become suddenly transformed, and the" giddy flirt, for- tune to look both front and rear, are not even distantly associated with aldermanic evolution. .'Tis only my crass way of looking at things, that makes me refer to these points, and yet I may be permitted to enquire in the style of the learned Brudder Bones and other oracles : Whar did the> genus Alderman come from ? That he is abroad and , in the flesh not to^say in^ihe spirit is self-evi- dent. If you doubt it keep your weather eye on ministerial deputa- tions-I shcuild have said aldermanic deputations. A close observation will reveal to you, vdear readers,- the sol- emn fact that firstly, there is a genus alderman ; secondly that, the - aidera jnajLihasvge...
Profit's First Claim. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
Profit's First Claim. ' We publish in this issue the'basis oi the agreement upon which the miners' strike in Great Britain is pro pose4 to be settled. The vital prin- ciple of the terms is wrong and vic- ious and because of its inherent par - 'tiality and injustice a permanent settlement cannot accrue. We refer to ttíe stipulation that PROFITS are to be the first charge upon the in- dustry. -No, body of men imbued * with~a(sense of right and.wrong, ano" on whose sweat and toil and self-sac- rifice the great industry of a nation depends, could yield to such a pro- ! posai unless under dire necessity or | coercion. It is probable that the vis- ion of "Excess of ..profits to be shar- ed" has cajoled, or may, cajole the unfortunate British miners into aac ceptanccof this pernicious principle, " but 'it ,will assuredly prove the grounds for another and, perhaps, final industrial upheaval What would a body of Australian workers think of a Company that offered employ« ncnt, and vmade the s...
CANDID CRITICISMS. The Slump. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
CANDID CRITICISMS. The Slump. According to our telegraphic news in this issue there is going to- be a , serious slump, if jnot collapse in mar- ket' prices of Australia's principal , products. Mr. Hughes has just made .the announcement;' but failed to ex-, plain the "relationship between this prophecy and Hughesism, militarism and exploitation. His predominant, feeling "seems rto be one of sympathy with the wool- kings,- the cattle kings, and others of that ilk, who have Keen , ''' receiving abnormal prices not only during the war and siri'c, but for the past twenty years. And the alleged prosperity of Australians, as far as. Hughes' ! philosophy and political economy go, consists in the pickings which tney got out of the excess pro- fits of' these wool and cattle kings, and which was more than counter- balanced by the excess profits which the manufacturers, importers and re- tailers demanded for all classes .of, ^goods. It doesn't appear to have oc . curred to Hughes and his gang t...
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. 1 The " Northern Standard " aims at j being thoroughly representative of ' lite Northern Territory and with this ¡ end in view welcomes correspon- j «I nee from all outlying centres. No matter how opposed to our i views free discussion is permitted in our columns, so long as it is not ab- usive and refers to matters of ¿.".ncral interest. j ! Any complaints in regard to-non receipt of paper should be reported to ..J at once. We will co our best to remedy them. We would be grateful to our friends for their good offices with neigh nours. in obtaining fresh subscribers, etc., and in heiping to add to the v.ower for good of the people's own -. newspaper. % \ Secretaries of the various Clubs and institutions are invited to for i condensed reports of proceed- ings at meetings, etc and we will be - pleased to send a representative . to any important function when duly -notified. , '>'.r telephone number is 119, and a ring up will secure any desired in- formation ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
E V. V. BROWN. AGENT E. ít A. S.S. Co. Ltd. and British In- dia S.N. Co., Ltd. SHIPPING, MINING AND GEN- ERAL COMMISSION AGENT , AUCTIONEER, ftc. \ E.V. V. Brown is prepared to un- dertake Stock and Station'business, Agency in all dranches, Report on Mines. Indent and Forwarding executed.. Rents collected prompt Commodious ' Auction and Store __ Rooms Opposite Town Hall, Darwin CODES ~ Bedford McNeill Moreing and Neaf Bentley» A.B.C., mt and 5th Editions. Cable Address ; Youles. 7 Budgen's Motor Garage M CARS NO.'S so, 65, ft 79. _ THREE CRACK DRIVERS ALL HOURS. ALL DISTANCES. RING TELEPHONE 91. 1% & D. McMillan, GARAGE ON CALL , CARS DAY OR NIGHT. Competent Drivers. :? -r H... Up-to-Date Cars. BILLIARDS Two First-Class Tables Same Address CAVENAGH STREET, Telephone 30. Robert Farrar & Sons Smith Street, Darwin GENERAL COMMERCIAL AGENTS AND CARRIERS. MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE DAY AND NIGHT; THREE CARS. Competent and Careful Drivers. - Two Lorries and Piano Cart GOODS DELIV...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 28 April 1921
LOOK OUT for the STANDARD PUBLICATIONS, No. I. now in the press. " THE LABOR CAUSE AND ITS NECESSITY," By M. C O'HALLORAN. Being a repriint in book form of the series of leading articles on the above subject recently published ;n the "Standard" and now being brought out in handy book form by request. Orders may be booked at once. Only a limited number being printed, A most useful booklet for advocates of the Labor Cause and general readers. A reduction on orders of a uozen and "over by Union representatives. Price is. ios per doz. Postage fice. Order direct from this Office AUCTION SALE. SATURDAY, 2.30 p.m. at GRIBBON'S MART. Cane chairs, kitchen tables, cane and ordinary tables, dressing tables, wash stand and toilet sets, single freds, kitchen utensils and sundtiet. NOTICE. A special meeting of the i'&lt;ranch Executive of the A.W.U. w;ll be held in the Union Office or. Friday night, 29th April. J. BURTON, President. A. If. I. E. U. THE .ADJOURNED MEETING of the above will...
COSTLY AND USELESS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
COSTLY AND USELESS. I The Federal Parliament costs a , lot of money, and gives such value ' for it that were the cash tossed an- nually into the sea, like the Doge's ring, it would be cheaper for Austra- lia. : To bo perfectly blunt, the Federal Parliament under the domination of a one-time Domain dosser, is an, ab- solute disgrace to representative in- stitutions. I During the war it abdicated its . democratic functions, surrendered in- I to the. hands of Hughes and his satellites every power it was suppos- ed to wield for the safeguarding of thc. people's interests, and for all the I intents and purposes of constitutional government practically put up the shutters. It went on assiduously drawing its salary but apart from the_ large-sized hole that it made in the treasury j there was nothing to remind us of tts existence. j I When it carried the War Precaut- ions Act it rendered itself useless committed political suicide, in fact, and for years was simply an expen- sive corpse avoi...
LAMBERT AND DOOLEY HIT OUT. THE CURSE OF SECTARIANISM [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
LAMBERT AND DOOLEY HIT OUT. .THE CURSE OF SECTARIANISM Speaking at the dinner of the Hi- bernian Society in Sydney, Lambert, Lord Mayor, said that immediately a person of the Catholic faith or of Ir- ish extraction assumed an important public office in the State he found a lot of howling dingoes barking at his heels.. Thé sectarian issue and yel- low flag were hoisted where possible. Dooley, Acting Premier said that certain men stirring strife in the country soon returned as majors, col- onels and captains. He hoped that i Australia would be saved from ' thc curse of old world prejudice.
Latest Telegrams UNEMPLOYED CLASH WITH POLICE. TREASURER'S WINDOW SMASHED. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
latest Telegra ms UNEMPLOYED CLASH WITH POLICE. - TREASURER'S WINDOW SMASHED. Sydney unemployed clashed with ~,jibe police on Thursday afternoon. Over a hundred congregated in Bridge Street and made1 a noisy de- monstration and demanded an inter- view with Treasurer Lang. Thc por tentousiclosiñg of the big door seem- ed to. excite the men who in a body rushed it. The police ordered the crowd to stand back and a couple of constables were hard pressed and drew their batons, using them lightly and with discrimination. The unem- ployed fell back to the roadway ' when a large piece of blue metal crashed throwrh the window of the Treasury. More -stones hit the wal!. .Subsequently thc crowd dis- persed.
TENNIS NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
TENNIS NOTES. This afternoon three more matches j will be played. B.A.T. are at home I to Church,while Town 2 will enter- j tain B A T. 2 and Town I will : try ! conclusions with Parap at the. latter club's court i B.A.T. i wjll have to play up to the top of their form to beat, the Church, team, which should be much strengthened by the inclusion of W. A. Lawrie. Town 2 will have to do better than they did last week if they wish to win over B.A.T. 2. Parap> nave; a stronger team than last week, * and their match with Town i should be closely contested. e >&lt;> ' 1 :
THE STRIFE FOR FREEDOM. BATTLE IN THE MOUNTAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
THE STRIFE FOR FREEDOM. BATTLE IN THE MOUNTAINS. . Five, members of the Ulster Con . stabulary were dangerously wounded in an ambush, at Newry. Bombs and revolvers were freely used. Three armed assailants were prisonered and arrested. ' Fi t ty - Sinn Ferners ambushed a cycle patrol* of fourteen1 Irish Con- stabulary in the heart of Galway Highlands. The fight; lasted eight hours when a constable was killed . and two wounded before thc Crown, forces ; arrived, forcing the Republic . ans to scatter.
ROBBING THE PUBLIC. TO SAVE THE PROFITEERS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
ROBBING THE PUBLIC. TO SAVE THE PROFITEERS. , ... .. ... .-, . . / . At the miners and coalowners* conference Sir Robert Horn on be- half of the Government offered v a contribution . of . £500,000 month- ly -during the transit period so that wages, reduction would not ex- ceed 3s; As the miners' demand thc reduction/shall not exceed 2s only à , question of is is in dispute. On the basis of Horn's offer the moderate element amongst the miners' execut- ive considers 'the tendency favorable to a settlement. ' The expected settle- ment will bç on an area basjs as thc owners propose/ witK quaifications that the standadf of wages shall be nationally settled by a national board." ' ? The.:v shipbuilding employees at Belfast agreed to accept wage re- ductions in two instalments of 3s weekly each or seven and a half per cent, pieceworkers. This is addition- al to expected reductions in the na- tional bonus. .
Latest News by Cable and Telegraph Latest Cables GERMANY'S NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
Latest News by Cable and Telegraph Latest Cables . GERMANY'S NOTE. Germ note includes certain j important stipulations . favorable to ) herself. She makes acceptance of the new. differ conditional on all other obligations for reparations being . . .cancelled; that German- private pro . perty abroad shall! be freed from at "." tachment and also says all. sanctions shall immediately cease with the re . nioval ' of, restrictions in - the world trade. The Ambassadors to. the Con- ference in, Paris refused : Germany's request to refer to abitration the dif ferehfe between- Germany . and the - Allied control " to ia Commission in Berlin; also over interpretation re- garding, the application of certain ^, military- .&lt; clauses of the Versailles Treaty.. The Ambassadors confirmed the Commission's decision. Washington reports that the U.S. is not forwarding the German repar- ation proposals to the Allies as Great - Britain and France advised, that they are;not acceptable. -= .
OUR ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
(OUR ACCOUNTS. Our accounts for the first quarter are now being sent out, and we trust, that in view of tne "extremely heavy outlay so far incurred, and the fact ¿hat wc have billed nb one up to ¿he present, the response will be > prompt and whole-hearted. The ad- . vent of the "Standard" has meant new life, new and higher ideals and more commendable Journalism than aas been Darwin's lot to experience,, ind as. their continuance depends on reciprocal and due .support the pub- , :ic generally, and friends of Demo- cracy ih particular, should not be . . ~ ' dow to do their duty. x -