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FAREWELL TO MR. FEWER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 May 1921
I FAREWELL TO MR. FEWER. " lucre was a large gathering at the ' ' Catholic Club last, night to bid fare- well to Hr. i\. l&lt;cwer,' who is goiug souln by the Montoro. ^Mr. Fewer - >; was one ot inc original members and . ' I founders of the club; and has been T ~. :;> a staunch, worker for- -its' "interests V£f- - ever since. " He is one of the. most popular residents of - Darwin; - and - though as a police officer his duties - -' were often difficult there is not .one '? '' in the town who has other than the ' ; i highest praise for, him as well as an1 . X .'admiration for his straightforward- ^ : ness/integrity and impartiality. ,:" " " v. , The evening was spent in games, music - and song, refreshments " and ~ "'. " '? eulogies., followed by dancing. Father-* - 'f'?¡ McCarthy presided and spoke in the .&lt;* ''.>' highes^ terms of Mr. Fewer; 'Mr.' -"- '"\^ , Hogan/ S.M., Mr. Gribbon, Mr. Deg- '-I' nian warmly endorsing. .. ' Mr.- -Fewer-v-?.y \>: repl...
ROBBING THE POOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 May 1921
ROBBING THE POOR. ^ i: TlW Federal GovernmentJias shown its ineptitude ih many -and tantalising ways, and always in some measure at variance with the rights and well- being of t^e -mass.\In some cases this ineptitude develops into .'.dbwn Vight injustice and persecution^ and to open and unblushing victimisation. For some years the' question of r a protective or scie'itihialjy trcTcciive tariff hps been considered a desider- atum by the majority of, Australians^ and one Government after another has fiddled with the, matter, only, to' make confusion. more,. - confounded. Owing to the foreign trade . proclivi- ties of the head of the present Gov- ernment the pledge extorted for the framing ' of a . scicntifi z\Hv./.protective tariff has been left somewhere ?>be tween heaven and earth, like Mahom-l et's coffin, though duties > were ' in- creased in every possible direction; nominally, to give protection but in reality to bring in revenue for the> Government's finan'ci il-orgy.;...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 May 1921
A. E. JOLLY ?r Coy. (ESTABLISHED 1883) . ^General Merchants & Importers SHIPPING, STATION, INSURANCE and GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS CORNER OF SMITH AND BENNETT STREETS A Large and Varied Assortment of "GROCERIES, DRAPERY' V BOOTS and SHOES, - Harness and other Leather Goods MINING TOOLS, CANVAS, KOPES, etc., etc. Always on Hand Fresh Supplies of Groceries, Drapery, etc., Arriving by Every Boat A. E. JOLLY y Coy., , 'The Corner Store The , Groxe Hill Sawmills LUCY & O'SHEA, Prop. Are now prepared to Supply the Public with CYPRESS PINE or HARDWOODS sawn to any siiea. Waggon and Buggy Timbers cut ind dresied to all tires / , LUCY AND O'SHEA, GROVE HILL A.W.U. Boarding UP-TO-DATE BOARDINO HOUSE. "Md Address : Corner PEEL : Md MITCHELL STREETS \ Good Me*Is-Good Beds-Good Attention-Moderate Chargea TRIAL SOLICITED. Unie a; Labor only Employed. Mrs. E. E. PEARSE. Proprietress. Billiards I Billiards ! Step fa&ny time and enjoy a game of Bjiljiarids on a FIRST-CLA88 TA...
WHEAT EXPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 May 1921
WHEAT EXPORT. Wheat shipments from Australia during/April constituted a\ record. More than 400,000 tons were export- ed. It is expected that the May fig- ures will exceed those of April. GOVERNMENT CONTROLLING ' WOOL. In view of the serious outlook in the wool trade the Federal Govern- ment is passing legislation restricting exports for six months when the pos- ition can he reviewed. British wool brokers are condemning the revival of Government control.
TERRITORIAN LEGAL AFFAIRS [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 May 1921
TERRITORIAN LEGAL AFFAIRS The Federal Government has ap- proved of urjisures appointing a" judge for ihe Territory. An ordinance is framed which is in- tended to give* effect lo judgments and other judical acts of the late judge which otherwise would not have a legal effect owing to the High Court's decision. i
ALLY ULTIMATUM. WILL THERE BE WAR? [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 May 1921
.. ALLY ULTIMATUM. WILL THERE BE WAR ? Lloyd George, Britain, Briand, France, Count Storza, Italy, Jasper, Belgium, and Baron Hayassi, Japan, ' have signed an ultimatum to Ger- many which was handed to the Ger- ' man ambassador. The Supreme ' Council then broke up. Briand expressed himself as quite satisfied with the results of the con- ference. The ultimatum, in addition to re- questing Germany to execute the .reparation demands orders immed- iate military, naval and aerial' dis- armament, also/ the trial of war. criminals. Occupation of the Ruhr would continue during the period of Germany's non-fulfilment of the re-: quirements. The resignation of the German Government is due to America's re- ply to the note.
EFFORTS TO TEMPORARILY SETTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 May 1921
EFFORTS TO TEMPORARILY SETTLE. An effort is being made to resusci- tate the conference of miners and owners on condition that the ques- tion of a national pool be temporar« ily dropped and a temporary basis of wages settled, leaving the larger issues until the industry is again profit-making. It is rumored that the cost of re- pair of damage already done by flooding of the mines will be £2,500, 000. 1
THE WAR IN IRELAND. DARING FEATS. [?]E STRUGGLE SPREADING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 May 1921
THE WAR IN IRELAND. DARING FEATS. 7 HE STRUGGLE SPREADING. * A Dublin message states that pee* pic in close touch with Sinn Fein authorities discount Farrell's peace move. ^ A daring attempt was made at Queenstown by armed men, rowing Ihp^scuttle six naval ships. The sea Lcfc were opened and water flowed in rapidly. Naval men pumped it out before considerable damage was done. Sinn Feints attacked a folice waggon in Glasgow conveying two Sinn Fein escaped prisoners. Con- federates signalled the waggon's ap- proach when the attackers opened fire, killing Inspector Johnson. De- tective Stcrton was shot in the wrist. The driver rushed the waggon through the attackers and reached the prison gates. A force of Sinn Fciners ambushed a military party at Ratmore, Kerry, killing seven. The military subsc* qucntly attacked the Republicans in the mountains. In the fight which ensued twelve Republicans were kil- led and wounded and one soldier was seriously wounded.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 May 1921
All communications for publication in the "Standaard" should be ad- dressed to the Editor. All business letters should be addressed to the Manager. Otherwise they are liable to be overlooked. No correspon- dence can receive consideration which is sent without the writer's | name (not necessarily for publica"-? 'lion). î
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 May 1921
Darrel Figgis in his study of the life and work of George Russel-AE -publishes a letter written by the Ir- ish poet to Rudyard Kipling some years ago which contains passages that might well be reread by English- men today: "I have lived all my life in Ireland," AE wrote, "holding a different faith from that held by the majoriity. I know Ireland as few Ir- ishmen know it, county by county, for I have travelled all over Ireland for years, and, Ulsterman as I am, and proud of Ulster people, I resent the crowning of Ulster with all the virtues and the dismissal of other Ir- ishmen as thieves and robbers. I re- sent the cruelty with which you, a stranger, speak of the' most lovable and kindly people I know. I am a person whose whole being goes into a blaze at the thought of oppression of faith, and yet I think my catholic countrymen infinitely more tolerant than those who hold the faith I was born rfc&
THE REPARA[?]NS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 May 1921
( THE i?ÉPAR&tl iNS. An official report from Berlin ¡stat- e's that the German Government' has Í/¡signed. The uriyi-íldin^ ».ttitude of , the Allies created a deep impression in political and fin- ancial circles. The conviction "is growing that acceptance of the_ Paris terms will be. less disastrous than the penalties, especially the oc- cupation of Ruhr district - Pressure is being brought to bear on the Cab- inet to increase the. reparation offer. The Supreme Councifcin London de- cided 'that Germany must pax , one hundred .million pounds - annually plus 25 per cent export tax; also .6,750 million sterHu? M bond* bear- ing five per cent, interest redeemable An 37 years.