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FAREWELL TO MR., MRS. AND MISSES COOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
FAREWELL TO MR., MRS. AND HISSES - COOKE. A farewell was tendered Mr., Mrs: and the Misses Cooke at the Metho dist Church. on Thursday evening, when there was a large number of friends" present. ^;Miss Flo. Cooke, who was organist and Sunday School teacher, was presented with a cheque by the congregation and several pre .sents^ by the pupils on the eve of j her- approaching marriage.1 The chairman of the evening, 'Mr. Percy I Kelsey, also Mr.^Grant and/Rev. Mr: i Hof, spoke in ^eulogistic terms,' of I the family, Mr. Cooke having proved i a most courteous and , assiduous " Postmaster and townsman. Miss Flo. j Cooke leaves by thc M atar am ' on Monday, and thc rest of thc -family. I will leave next month. Musical items_ were rendered by Messrs. Cummings i Conigrave and Miss Brose (GouV burn olsland .Mission) and others.^ A very pleasant evening was spent.
Ireland's Load of Taxation. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
Ireland's Load of Taxation. Irish People Taxed £50,000,000 a v Year and large Part of This Im ^ post Goes to the upkeep 0f the "Black and Tans " and the Army of OccuPation-- England Takes £31400,000 Money for . Her own -. Use " '"^ . : ; Th ^following summary of the rev- enue and expenditure of Ireland for :~ the year ended March 31st, 1920, ts --from "Young Ireland " Dublin : ^ - After a long j delay, the report ot -the Revenue and Expenditure (En- gland, ' Scotland and Ireland) has been issued; It is dated December . 17,; 1920, and contains an account of . the revenue contributed by Ireland to the English Exchequer during the finance year ended March 31st; 1921. The White Paper is published nine ¿months after the . close of the finan cial year. It takes the English Treasury niue months to "adjust" the year's revenue, the ajustaient consisting in attributing, or attempt- ing to attribute, the revenue as, .col- lected to its proper source, accord- ing to actual consumption, much oí ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
LIBERATE THOSE MEN. ; ' - ??. \ ¿MONSTER INDIGNATION MEETING. M TOWN HALL, TO-NIGHT. SENSATIONAL^ : DISCLOSURES^ Hear what Leaders and Representa- tive bodies have to say. 'A A DANCE Will be Held in thc " ' " N TOWÑfHALL " . \ On MONDAY," JUNE 6th, 1921. 1~ In Aid of; thc Funds of the , DARWIN TENNIS ASSOCIA, t -? ,\ TION; / Getting"', constant supplies of ' ' PRIME PINE CREEK BEEF and selling it at 8d. .'NU FF SED. RETURNED SAILORS AND SOLDIERS IMPERIAL LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA. DARWIN BRANCH. [ A j GENERAL. MEETING of the abové Branch Àx'ûl be held in the Palmerston Institute at 8 p.m. on THURSDAY, 2nd JUNE,-1921. Business-General ., \ S. E. COHEN, **__ Secretary,
A.W.U. AND PREFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
^WTU. AND PREFERENCE. Thc A: W.U. of Queensland is :laiming a new award in the sugar idustry, * requesting exclusive prc renee of employment 'for members f the claim is granted it would de- ar colored labor from the industry s the rules preclude Japanese, hiñese-' and other colored labor* Che Judge intimated he would ex 'tide small farms from the prefer nce proposal and reserved his de :sion on the question of prefejence .incrally pending a written guáran- le from the A:W.U. respecting in -.-.tltv^ors of the charge made by ^p. other side against members of Ve union causing needless trouble.
NEW ZEALAND AND BOY SLAVERY. HOW THAT JUNKER COUNTRY TREATS ITS NEW ARRIVALS. ANTI-LABOR GOVERNMENT PASSES INFAMOUS LEGISLATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
NEW ZEALAND AND BOY SLAVERY. HOW THAT JUNKER COUNTRY ' TREATS ITS NEW ARRIVALS. ANTI-LABOR GOVERNMENT > PASSES INFAMOUS LEGISLATION. On of the most infamous measures ever placed on the Statue Book 01 any-British- oversea Dominión ; luL lately been written on to the Stat- ute Book of New Zealand, by tiuí anti-Labor government of that coun- try. This measure is known as the j Master and Apprentice'. Amendmcn Act, and has for its express purpose the supplying of cheap boy labor to the wealthy farmers of that country, aaving depleted its country o:. its man power during, the war, thc New Zealand Government has 'baa to get busy to find other, and cheap, labor for working the farms in thai country. So it has hit upon this specious scheme of getting boy im- migrants at little or no cost to the squatters-the professed patriots ot} the land. "Bot some time past the: 'oversea Dominions (Canad» probably is up 0 its neck in the scheme also) have been hand in glove with the British Imperialis...
NOT MALICIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
NOT MALICIOUS. At thc inquest in Melbourne con-, i^iix...^, k.,c ueam ot Ucorge' Day, .no Uicci oh May 12 from thc eifects I i injection ot compressed air ir om pneumatic drill at i\ew,Port raii . .ay' woikshops, Lohsev, who was -ic youta arrested, was exonerates y me coroner from malicious in -nt. Tue last " words uttered by -/ay to his mother regarding Lohsc .ere "He was my chum and did not .can it." Iiohse said the nozzle or I . * - ' .ir throttle was hot held nearer than ix inches of Day's body. He ~ne_ver eceived warning of the danger of ompressed air and had often'seen len and boys playing a joke, with ït..
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
TD çCORXESF QNDÉÑTS, ËtcT i he " No: tl.ei si Su.ndard " aims at being thoroughly representative of tae Northern Territory and with this tad iri view welcomes correspon- dence from all outlying centres. - No matter ' how opposed to dur views free discussion-is permitted "jn' cur columns, so long as itris not "ab- usive and ?refers to matters . of j. kicrrA interest. - v; ^ s Any complaints in regard to non receipt oilpaper should be reported to i., Sat- once. Wc will co 'our best to vunveciy. them. _ ^ Wc would bc grateful to our friends fer f tl:cir ,good- offices with neigh .r-ours. in obtaining- fresh subscribers, c-'c, ' and in kelping., to add; to the nowcr for good of the people's own newspaper. Secretaries of the various Clubs, and institutions arc invited.to for -.1 tondf.nsod reports of proceed- ings at m e e ti n g s,y c tc an d ,w c ^^^^ wilt be îi]eased; to send a representative to any important function when duly ll ûtified. ^ :., ? . 'v.^ir^'tdephbne number" is 119, an...
As You Meet It. CHARACTER SKETCH BY "TIM TOUCHUP" THE NEWSBOY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
^tsSYoïj Meet fe* CHARACTER SKETCH, BY ""TIM TOUCHUP" YÇE NEWSBOY. P¿pp\t bf the present day;.- need hardly be told that the newsboy is í .^potewtfairi- ineradicable institutiojs in the land and that he is an ^istenf sely sharp, far seeing and methodical . genius, tte is to all intents atjd pu.4 poses. ubiquitous, and has. jhq\r ' pref cisión and self-confidence , necessary to make the public perfectly awarfc of hil presence, whether in th£ i broad Hght of day qr tlje ghastly nicker of the gas light. As -an inf Stance of his discretion and If ON] r sight it may be mentioned thf t hfc knows the most rapid way- to; turà .'.^ over pendes,jand he is so detfnnin; . ed to look out for the main charier Jhjlt': he- invariably bosses his bos^ i ^ ^hie matter of what papers ht v;iwH condescend to offer for sali f ,He knows jajl right what papers aré pOpular-~he knows in fact that thc public are always, ready to purcúasf: . j* penny-worth of sensation* and if hè .jhas in a moment, of weakness*...
COUNCIL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
COUNCIL MEETING. The ordinary meeting of the fiar win - Town Council was held on I Thursday afternoon last. Present : Crs. Burton (Mayor), Christie,Xant, Witherden and Pearse:. . ; - ; C. Witherden said before the min- utes of the previous meeting- were confirmed ' he would like to point out : some portions which-were not 'cor- rect. In the minutes it stated that i the Mayon was deputed by the. Council toK welcome ' the Minister: ¡ This was not correct. He held that thej, Mayor had not been deputed'by the Council:- . The Mayor stated it was his'duty as Xhief Magistrate of a town .tb?fgo down to the boat and welcomed the Minister on behalf of the public of Darwin. He was only doing what his predecessors had done. .-. . Cr. Witherden said the1 Mayor had taken part in several public affairs, but did not represent him. v,V..«'- ' The Mayor said had he not gone down ' to sJhe -boat Cr. Witherden would \have / found some' ground for complaining. , ? /! f Cr. Witherden : Ño T woúfcLnot Con...
JACTA EST ALEA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
JACTA EST ALEA. Thc die is cast! We were amongst vínose wiio had ioncuy hopcü tnat uie ,cry for bread womel not ttave "uetn- ínterrninally ana vindictively inet by the; giving of * a ; stcnc¿|~wc nail belieyed "that, no Government ^j^reciative of c^vi.Hsed,, traditions and no Minister thereof, .would]! so wantonly and , contemptuously flout the requests and the .pronounce- ments of a :pçople as ¿ has been - dphe iii thc case of the refusal of. thje jao vrnment to enfranchise and give due representation to the peopler of vthè. Territory. . And, by aggravating .jthé" injustice, by the imprisonment Vof men who; had pledged 'themselves- to' honor the universally accepted . prin? ciple ^of "No. .'taxation / without r'epv resentation." /Thursday last wilMong bc remembered hy&lt;the- people ;of the Northern Territory-it . will pass" ?downyirr its history as-.'-Black Thurso, day /'-and ^ whatever may be the issue of the tragic - events which have tak- en place and are .yet^to ensue ...
THE GA[?]LING BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
i tiÈ .GAOLii^Gr BÜSIÑÉS'S;^ Thc following wires have so far &lt; " . JC^U r¿¿vi'w¿d uy Mr. Nelson Itt'" -HO' *. ' ' - >. . LAUNCESTON. : Tasmanian leanor .party. supports j ou in protest against taxation with- ? ^uï representation. Will clo all in our/ jower to assist you., - j. . " . ',. ' LYONS,/- : ., Leader Tasmaniani Party. -' . Federal Parliament House,.-, Àddbourne, . Your telegrams to Tudor and my elf received.' Will take, first Koppor unity of bringing the matter up in he House. Mr. Tudor is away ill. T.-J.-RYAN. ^ victoria .Market,. Melbourne. - ./ Will bring matter- bëfpre party.' fy opinion that* taxation ' without re- . .resentation is'íari.1- infamous fraud. . f the. Governm.enJ- -under . present onditions imprison .voteless citîz ns I consider gaoVr. honorable and. he^'Government unworthy. Rcmeln er always, that-only the referendum, r nitiative and recall will remove cor-, .íption and fraxid from Parliament.1" , DR. MALONEY. , , *. . ' ! ' V .. . .? ': ' v...
AS THINGS ARE. ENGLISH PAROCHIALISM. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
AS THINGS ARE. ENGLISH PAROCHIALISM. Have you ever been to« Loudon? No? Well, go there rf you want to study "parochialism" at its best-or worst. Whenever thc flag of Scot- tish nationalism is raised, the Lon- doners talk about "parochialism," and advise, u; to take "wider" views, etc., etc. Which shows a ohe-sid^d nes.s ci vision characteristic of the English, and plainly discernable dur-, ing the late war. For instance, thc English bombed a German town; great glee, Glorious feat. The Ger j mans retaliated on London, a much greater distance «from their base and m every way a more hazardous un- dertaking. - "''Result: Huns, Fiends, Baby-killers, etc.! English Cabinet Ministers (at a safe distance) killed the Germans with their mouths. They prated loudly of the righteous- ness of their cause, and. of their fixed, determination to fight to the bitter end (by proNy!). "They would not sheath the swerd until Prrussia was wholly and finally destroyed," etc., etc. The English press hailed s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
A. E. JOLLY & Coy. (ESTABLISHED 18S3.) General Merchants & Importers SHIPPING. STATION/ INSURANCE and GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS CORNER OF SMITH AND BENNETT STREETS A Large and Varied Assortment of GROCERIES, DRAPERY' BOOTS and SHOES, Harness and other Leather Goods MINING TOOLS, CANVAS, ROPES, etc., etc. Always on Hand " Fre.h Supplies of Groceries, Drapery,, etc., ^ Arriving by Every Boat A. E. JOLLY ?r Coy., - . ' '.. V ' .' . ?. \ The Corner Store The Grove Hill; Sawmills ? LUCY & O'SHEA, Prop, ire now prepared to Supply the ?ubiic with CYPRESS PINE or HARDWOODS sawn to any sites.''' . Waggon and Buggy Timbers cm) nd dressed to all shes * ? ""TT^ LUCY AND O'SHEA. GROVE HILL, _ ' . J A.W.U. Boarding ' ! UP-TO-DATE BOARDING ! ¡ HOUSE. ! i d Address: Corner PEEL and MITCHELL STREETS '"rood Meris-Good Bcd*-Good . ; Attention-Moderate Charges 1 TRIAL SOLICITED. .Jnici Labor only Employed. Mrs. E. E. PEARSE, Proprietress. Notice. To whom it may Concern. 0 * 1 " ...
THE "AT HOME." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 4 June 1921
THE "AT HOME." No doubt the Administrator and Minister Poynton had expected that the "At Home" on Friday evening would prove the means of attracting j practically all Dárwin to the rendez* I vous at Government House, with the ' exception, perhaps, of the " Half ' dozen or so Wild and Woolly Bol- sheviks " who don't know how to ' use an afternoon tea cup. Success ; in this well-planned affair would j have wiped the floor with the " Few I malcontents" and to assure it, the i band was engaged. But in the words of the renowrïed "Bobby? "The best laid plans of men, and mice, ga.it aft aglce." The Band didn't mater- ialise, nor did the residents rush to tip the good Minister their flipper cither-only that "Over sixty" al- ready so familiar with the line ol least resistance-and a sense of things to come. Anyway, the func- tion was a slump, though the host and hostesses did all they could to make merry and to beguile. Indeed the afternoon was enjoyable for all those present, i It appears th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 June 1921
£250 Reward. ?. - ?: -:' / -^ :~.'.y-r;:^'* THE.sum.of £250 will be'paid.to ny person"giving information, to the iridersigned ; which leads to*, the con . icticn , of any person/'cr ""persons' ;uiity of killing, stealing, or illegally' : »randing. ¿n/of the stock oh-or bej'« "onging* to the Stations in the" Nor-1 thern-Territory or Western Austra-, Ha managed by the Northern. Agency» Limited., .¿V-" x' THE NORTHERN AGENCY^ LTD. Billiards Billies !r Step iii any time and enjoy .a Jiamei- i" of Billiards on a- ? ~ ¿^fi \}ÍÍV* ' FIRST-CLASS TABLE ~'^v: Competent.and^Atlcntative* Marker;; ~ . ' - lèîbt * r TVyÖ TABLES. **,>-$. ^TÉRBJilNÛS HOTEL,ROOMS. ^A&lt;, ' ' "y,. - 'EJJLE^Prôprie^r;\4fS » . . -. -*---*,'' "L-x.* _.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 June 1921
v The Civil Service of.the Common- wealth ? '*s resentful' 01 * Arbitrator Atlee HumV-refusal ' tov çrant the proposed minimum "wage; uu'id have in mind -his big additional grant to another profession-a rise, certainly most justifiable. I Much comment has taken place on a 'Sermon preached on Sunday night by Rev. Mr. Light, in the course of which he is said to have urged the payment of the Income Tax. He quoted the hackeyed text, /'Rendel unto Caesar, etc." Christ didn't say the coin *is' Caesar*«, ^ " , y- s *
Honor Roll Grows INCOME TAX CASES. FIVE DEFENDANTS WITHDRAW THEIR DEFENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 June 1921
.Hone* íHólli Grows INCOME TAX CASES. FIVE DEFENDANTS WITH DRAW THEIR DEFENCE. j At the Local Court on- Monday »morning, before the.S.M., the Com- missioners of Taxation proceeded against Ernest Charles Rogers to recover the'sum of £2 15s alleged to be due fon Income Tax I Mr. DA. Roberts appeared for the Commissioner and brief! \ outlined the claim of the-Department. I Defendant .^told' the S.M. he desir- ed to withdraw his defence. . The S.M. said' the ,. defendant would either have to go on with the case or admit his liability. - - .^Defendant then "admitted his liab bílity. , The S.M. asked Mr. Roberts to read out the Income Tax ' Act-on which .the -¿Department based' their claim. Mr. Roberts thought it would' be' desirable for the Department to prove ".their case and not treat the matter .by. default.-- / .' . ^ 'Mr. Roberts then .read, the Income Tax Act, 1904, which he said th' Department were relyinç on., in/tlm case. He also- tendered the sum- mons by the Department on defn...