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THE RIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
THE RIFLE. . A general meeting oí the Darwin' R*ifle Club was held at Widdup and Murray's residence on Thursday ev- ening. Present Messrs. Ardill, Milli ' can, H. Widdup, W. Nuttall and W. Widdup. Mr. Millican was elected chairman on the motion of Hr.Wid dup, seconded by R. Ardill. Minutes of the last annual .meeting " were adopted on the motion of Mr. Nuttal, seconded by H. Widdup. The Treasurer's financial report' was read but not adopted ow- ing to one of the âuditors being ab- sent from the district. Moved by R. Ardill that H. F. L. Finniss and Mr. Christie be elected auditors for this year and that they audit last year's books.-Carried._ ' On the motion of Mr. Widdup, se- conded by Mr. Nuttall Mr. Millican was elected captain for this year. On the motion of Mr. Nuttall W. Wid- dup was appointed secretary pro tem till the next meeting. Moved by H. Widdup'that J. Young be elected' as treasurer, seconded by W. Nuttall, carried. Moved by Mr. Nuttall that the election of other offic...
TREASURED SOUVENIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
TREASURED SOUVENIRS. We have to acknowledge with thanks and appreciation, receipt of a large photo and pen sketch of the late Tom Crush, first Labor Mem- ber of the Northern Territory, thc kindly thoughtfulness of Mrs. Haynes of Brock's Creek (the wife of the late member) making us in- debted for thc souvenirs which she wishes' to have hung on the walls of the "Standard" office. -There is also j a fine group photo of the Labor j party at the time, in which the late I Mr. Crush stands conspicuously. It I also includes the present Minister I Poynton. - who had lived just too long to die as respected as thc late Tom Crush. . _ v4 ^ |
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
Mr. Towns, who has been on spec- ial work up the line for the Railway" Department, returned to Darwin last evening. He was called back for urgent work in connection with the Bond. He speaks highly of the hos«' pitality and kindiliness of those who' formed his country environment.
WHAT IS LIFE TO HIM WHO WEEPETH? [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
WHAT IS LIFE TO HIM WHO : WEEPETH? What is life to him who weepeth-. Weeping o'er his wrongs in vain? . » What is life to him who sleepeth Sleeping neath a servile chain ?v , ~ What is peace to those who cower Cow'ring while' they yield their' right? What is fear when dangers lower ^ Low'ring through the tyrant's might? \ .. -.. What is love to him who hateth-, Hating while he calls on God? What is time to him who waiteth-. Waiting where, the doers have ,. trod? .-- - What is wealth to those who store it Storing while'the millions want? > What is fame to those Who bore it-» * Bore it from the lips of cant? What is truth to him who doubts it Doubting God's' eternal plan? What is right to him , who flouts it- , Flouting heaven's behest td man?* What is death that we should fear it Fearing that which maketh free? What is death when heroes cheer it Cheering man to liberty? . .. .*. Life is sweet to him.who loveth Loving freedom, right and mah; Sweeter death to him who stroveth Strove...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
FÁJN'ME BAY WOOD DEPOT. Shirley Miles, Jnr. LICENSED CARRIER, FURNITURE REMOVER, TIMBER GETTER & GENE KAL CONTRACTOR PROMPT DELIVERY. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Telephone No. HULLO ! Still in the Running and going strong after Six Years A N D Y C A IMT GENERAL CARRIER WOOD STREET, DARWIN A Call at any time is always Welcom e and received with all civility and -j Prompt Attention. Phone No. 78. , ' ' WINO CHEONU SING & CU., Tailors and Outfitters BENNETT STREET, DARWIN. Clothing made to Order at Reasonable Charges. Quality and Style Guaranteed. All Kinds of European Goods on Hand. A Large Supply of Chinese Silk in Stocks. Telephone No. 15. Established 1883. Man Fong Lau & Co. CAVENAGH STREET SELL IT FOE LESS Importers and Greengrocers Manufacturers of Aerated Waters A Splendid Vssoiteeiit of Chinese and Europea» Go^ds Always 011 Hand Shipping Supplied on Shortest Notice Telephone No. 17. Toey Sing Loong & Co., (Opposite Terminus Hotel) TAILORS DRAPERS AND...
A NEW FLAG-FLAPPING ALLIANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
A NEW FLAG-FLAPPING ALLIANCE. Thc three historic, tailors of Tool- ey Street, who said, " We, the people of England," have their counterparts in Australia, and particularly in Syd- ney, where .it is a barren week in-" deed if some organisation does- not mush room into: existence, and: in. a thin falsetto voice, profess to speak on behalf of a multitude. , Thc multitude is usually the speak- er, who tries to look like a crowd. Or sometimes it consists of as many as half a dozen speakers who endeavor to look like six crowds. One of the latest-and most laugh- able-toadstool organisations to so materialise is the "King and Empire Alliance " consisting-as far as can be detected without the aid. of a powerful microscope-of a few has beens and never-wassers, plus a few more who don't know exactly what they want, but who are determined ; to get it-provided, of course, they' know if they happen to see it. j One of the first duties of new nfem bers-if there are any new members -is to declare ...
Amongst the Ladies. (By "Little Polly.") [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
Amongst the Ladies. (By "little'Polly.") In speaking to you, dear "sisters, through, my previous contribution*, 1 "did not in tend to make it appear that love is an unknown element of Jife, ! nor the particular gift or grace (o'r vir-' tue '. of young folks-folksy generally designated lovers! ' \\% love ' has shone truly and deeply iii" the haly- con ^day s of courtship;--and - is mut- ually reflected, then the impression lasts and even' deepens 'with time's ravages, cares' /and crosses. It is when there is an intervening shadow -of deception"-that the "love" of courtship days leaves only an ignus fatuus which the realities^ of life soon discover to' be a "negative", which has its vanishing-point^ Life . altogether is, so niucfafof a "false light" that it is a pity the more permanent and,'-useful effects of the latter are not more fully understood In youth wi overlook a study of the future, and in age we sneer at the .pàst..A: 'Why not so direct youth as to make age- tis-'continuanc...
EARL HAIG AND A SECRET MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
EARL HAIG AND Á SECRET ' MEETING. Last week an Empire Conference . pf- former service men was: held at Capetown. According to Field 'Mar- shall Earl Haig, one of the - chief spokesmen; at the conférence, ir is intended to form an "Empire Legion to link all former^ service men td getheF, and preserve among them the ; spirit of ' comradeship ' which they ' had formed in the great war, in or- der to maintain the wide ideals-for which they had fought." ^vv ? In view, of some revelations Tee- * entîy, made public in England, it is as well that the public of Australia, and particularly the, returned men, i should know WHAT IS BEHIND EARL HAIG'S SCHEME to "link all,, former" Service, men together" During last January the "London Daily Herald " became possessed ol a series of CONFIDENTIAL DOC- UMENTS belonging to the British' Ex-Officers' Association, outlining > scheme to combine the Various ex^ Service Organisations in such-a way as to group the men " under their old pleaders, the offi...
DARWIN TENNIS ASSOCIATION SEASON-1921. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
DARWIN TENNIS ASSOCIATION . - SEASOÑ-I92I. v A?mi. -»-uuicü 'V Town; 2, . Chiucu vuun, JS.A."I.-2 virarau, T. Loun; i own iv Ü.A.I. 1,/lown A;.. Court. >' "-^*v .APRIL 30^-B.Â.T. I v Church; B¡\V ./ A. T., Court; Town ,2 v B.A.T. i ^ Town Court; Parap v Town i, Parap ! ; Court * ' f MAY 7-Parap^v.1 Town 2, Parap " j> Court ; Town 1 * vr - 'Church, Town. ". Court ; B.A.T. 1 v^ B.A.T. 2, B.A.T. ¡ Court * " - » , , MAY. 14-B.A.T. 2 v. Town 1, |B.A.T. Court; Church v., Parap Church Court ; Town 2. v. B.A.T. i¿ Í ^ Town Court. MAY 21-B.A.T.* 2 v. Church, B. A.T.^Court ; Town 1 "v. Town 2, Town Court; Parap1 y. - B.A.T. ir / Parap Court . MAY 28.-Town- 2 " v. -Church,;', . , Town ; Parap v.- B.A.T. 2, Varap. Court; B.A.T. 1 v. Town i;NB.A.T;\ Court. -v;v''ivvV':^C:;ï;j''i^?', JUNE 4-Church v. B.A.T. 1 T ? Church Court; B.A.T. 2 ,v/Town ^ 'f B.A.T. Çourt; Town 1 v:~ Parapi ' [Town Court/ JUJO i'i...Towir 2 v.. Parap,, I Town Court ; Church v. Town. ï, ^ - Church Court; B.A.T. 2 v. B....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
.E V. V. BROWN, AGENT E. & 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 drauches, Report on Mines. Indent and Forwarding executed.. Rents collected prompt- ly. \Commodious Auction and Store Rooms Opposite Town Hall, Darwin CODES Bedford McNeill Moreing and Neal " Bentley» A.B.C., ist and 5th Editions. Cable Address : Vonles. Budgen's Motor Garage CARS NO.'S 50; 65, ft 7ih THREE CRACK DRIVERS ALL HOURS; ALL DISTANCES'. RING TELEPHONE 91. M. & D. McMillan, "? GARAGE ON CALL ~ ~ CARS DAY OR NIGHT. Competent Drivers.. Up-to-Dàte Cars. BILLIARDS .; Two FirstCHsi-f Tables' '\_ - ... .-' « j; ~i .?.&lt;.:.*'/ v.' Same Address CAVENAGH STREET, ? Telephone 30. Rpberc Farrar & Sons Smith Street, Dargin GÉNÉRAL COMMERCIAL AGENTS ~°. AND CARRIERS. MOTOR CARS FOR fHIRE DAY AND NIGHT. ' THREE CARS. Competent...
Future Prospects. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
Future Prospects. - It would be somewhat like the os trich's hiding its heád: in the sands of » the desert to avoid the- sirocco,- for anyone in Darwin to ' fail' to see the grounds-the ; sole" grounds-on ' which the prospects of thc immedi- ate future of this place, depends. And it would be worse still-^it .AVOuld' be criminal-for any man or men. to so act that such action would confuse or destroy .that grounds, and .sb frus- &lt; trate what is à living, and tangible hope. ' We refer to the negotiations now" proceeding :in connection with the re-starting bf operations at'Ves tey's works next year and though ne*t year is a long ¿time ahead\pi us * it is with regret %V have to admit ' that that ;''next year'' is the ; nearest ' - 7N" V " - ; ' ) and only "real goal which spells re- vival and prosperity. ' We have put-^ ¿osely retrained from criticising any actions^ and -efforts of the Unions* or, che Comany's representatives, on the /good grounds that we sfelt sure rea- son a...
Fares and Freights. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
izares and Freight». It would be idle to think that fthe i freight and >. fare charges ' operating I between -Darwin and Southern ports i are not a serious bar to the progress of the Territory,, no matter how we may pin our faith to the wonders ex- pected to accrue from the. completion of the North-South' railway. The charge of £25 for a passage from 1 Brisbane to Darwin would make the, English, shipping cormorants who I made so many excess millions > dur 1 inp *he national necessities, of the waf would rubthéit.hands in greedy antic- ipation of fabulous profits if " they could only-supplant-the Burns Philp monopolyand;, the excessive freights are on a par. As an. example: Per last boat we got a parcel ten cubic, ?nchcs froin; Sydney. The cost price was only a --fewf pounds, bul -the freight - charged was 10s 6d, or about 17. pér cent, -and other'^charges, mountings to 4svtnade the actual cost' oretty high. We do not object to à minimum charge; but - we think if one of our Dar...
CANDID CRITICISMS. Servility and Autocracy. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
CANDID CRITICISMS. , ' 1 Servility and Autocracy., : The astounding action of the House ot Representatives, in rejecting % Mr. Ryan's motion prohibiting the' i/nnie Minister from bartehngnaway any, oi Australia's rights and lioerties at thc Imperial Conference, seems dinicuh to understand. We "have , long under- stood a Parliament elected by. the people to be the( embodiment and champion .of popular,, and 'national rights» and it is- an\ acknowledged fact - that the Australian ^people - do not want their national^ status com- promised, or their political and coriiT inercia! rights in : any way circum- scribed. .Rather does ¿ their feeling tend in the direction of further^, in?, dependence of outsiders and sf free* dom from victimisers. ' When, therev fore, on a purely party vote; .as wc K liave been informed - by . ' wire, ttie House of Representatives decides to allow the Prime Minister to hypothe- cate Australia's vital interests as ma, be desired by the Imperial Authori- ties-and...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
NOTES AND NEWS. -Cheap beef at last. By the train on Friday evening a carcase of beef from Mr. Stevens of Pine Creek was received on behalf of Mr. Pearse. The "Standard " is pleased to note thc prompt results of its action in .this regard. The beef passed the of- ficial test. Attention is directed to thc advert- isement of Stevens and Luz, butchers» of Pine Creek, who announce that they are prepared to supply best" quality of beef at yd per lb. in lots 2olb and over, and at 8d in lets un- der 2o!b.s. Mr. Butler (late of Jolly's) who went south some six weeks ago, has arrived at his home in Exeter, Ade- laide, after a brief holiday en route. A general meeting of the Darwin ' Cricket Association will be held at the E. S. & A. Bank rooms on . Wednesday evening next, at 8 o'clock .when all devotees of the grand game [should put in an appearance. The Wanderers' Club members are j to be photographed on the. Oval at j 3.30 to-morrow (Sunday) should the i Bambra not arrive before th...
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. Thc "Northern Stendárd" aims at being thoroughly representative of the Northern Territory and with this end in view welcomes correspon- dence from all outlying centres. j No matter how opposed to our views free discussion is permitted in our columns, so long as it is not ab- usive and refers to matters of ii encrai interest. Any complaints in regard to non receipt of paper should be reported to i. ; at once. Wc will do our best to remedy them. We would bc grateful to our friends fer their good ofnees with neigh- bours, in obtaining fresh subscribers, etc., and in helping to add to the power for good of the people's own newspaper. Secretaries pf the various Clubs and institutions are invited to for . condensed reports cf proceed- ings at meetings, cte and we will be pleased to send a representative to any important function when duly notified. u-r telephone number is no, raid a ring up will secure any desired in- formation ?.s to charges for printing, "ertisin...
The Territory and its Administrator [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 30 April 1921
The Territory and its Adminis- trator Thc following, from the "Western Argus',' ' a conservative Kalgporlie newspaper is worthy of reproduc- tion : Though, proverbially, a prophet is not without ^honour-save in his own j country-Mr; Staniforth Smith, who has rçcently relinquished the onerous post of Administrator' of the North . ern Territory, should certainly have his merits recognised both in the State of his nativity, and in that of I his adoption, West Australia, which gave him h:s entree into pub^li life. The Commonwealth Government has made ynany territor'al appointments that have resulted in considerable \stiif-of. ah yúitlpteasántjtháracter-in Australia, but in selecting ex-Senator Smith as'Administrator forjthe Fed- eration in Papua and the Territory it I either displayed, most unusual judg- ment or was most remarkably lucky s Kalgoorlie, which tested his ability in mayoral capacity, and. Western Aus- tralia which elected him her-premier Senator in the first Federal Parlia ...