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The War for Enfranchisement. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 June 1921
The War for Enfranchisement &nbsp; The following' document was pre- pared and completed on Saturday, and forwarded to, the Authorities.on Monday morning : PETITION TO TAXATION &nbsp; AUTHORITIES. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Darwin, June 4th, 1921 &nbsp; Seeing that we the undersigned have no intention of paying taxes till such times as our birthrights are restored, we demand- - &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; (1) The immediate release of the Martyrs now interned. &nbsp; &nbsp; (2) - Failing .No. 1 then - we de- &nbsp; mand that the .Government do its duty (in accordance &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; with its tyrannical laws) and &nbsp; issue summonses ,to the- un- dersigned without dela: &nbsp; - Alf. Hart ^ ', S. Gorman ' ''} - ^Fred. ' Thompson \ W. Gordon , ¡ W. McMillan ' : Mrs. R. G. Artjill F, Cook ' *' JA Gornon'' èr, -«' «-***?» J. Gordon " '*' Mrs. H. ...
FRIGHTFULNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 June 1921
. FRIGHTFULNESS. During the progress of the recent European upheaval, the papers were crammed- full of han owing pen pic- tures of Hun atrocities and hands weie held heavenward in holy hor- ror. Weird curses " and fearsome imprecations were hurled at Ger- man frightfulness. But history seems to have been forgotten, and it may be well to Remind those foremost in condemnation of brutality'that more fiendish cruelty has been practised by those canting hypocrites whose" denunciations- have been inflicted on the public for" the past six years. Let us see how England^ used her power .as conqueror. " ^ -if-V. "After the battle the yictorió^p troops behaved with the barbarity of Sepoy mutiners. Under the direct superintendance of their superior officers the soldiers wandered over the whole field and in savage merri- ment extinguished in .various ways some of them too revolting and dis- gusting for description-the remains of life th«t lingered in~the -mangled, bodies ti atK lay so thickly. T...
CAPITALISM IS IMMORAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 June 1921
CAPITALISM IS IMMORAL ? (By Arthur Thomson.) ' I The economic order known ab capitalism, on , which civilization's institutions, states ' and wealth are »mil, ib immoral. It is fundamental- ly immoral. Capitalism is the rule\of the jungles-every one for himself. Its business world is^ ruled by the ethics -of the wolf pack-eat or be eaten, itb neues are gotten by' using men i-o serve one's own interests ^ or ends -a fundaùcnUl immorality. And lie social structure raised upon it is .uli of rottenness' and corruption. ~lt is customary* for_ capitalism's -preachers and moralists to expose and denounce the sexual immorali- ties of today, and the term " immor- al" has-almost come to be narrowed down to -sex matters. Of course, under a social order, founded on a fundamental immorality,' it would be dangerous to allow,morals to be- come associated with economics. BUT he new order is going to apply mor- ís to economics and as the Carpen cr of N.uarcth preached, is going -\ preach lint it is ...
SAD ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
SAD ACCIDENT. Widespread sympathy is express- ed for Mri and Mrs. Knowles, ,of Katherine, and until recently resid- ing in D^rv/'n, in the untimely and p-tactic death, at the Darwiu Hos- pital at 4 a.m. on Sunday of their : year old son, Walter Leonard, fol- lowing an accident to the little chap on Thursday afternoon last at 4 o'clock... It arrears that whilst play- ing in the railway yards at .Emun galen he received painful injuries to Iiis foot and les through being crushed in thc bumper of a railway truck, two of. which were lying sta- tionary in the yard at thc time. As the train had left a few hours pre- viously a meter quad was procured .and. thc little patient brought to Darwin with all possible speed, but complications intervened and death resulted as. above stated. The fun «*rnl took place on Sunday afternoon, the Rev. C.. W. Light officiating, a! the graveside.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
Owing t* v temporary breakdown on our linotype we are compelled to hold over our late press wires, and also important items. Mr. D. N. Hawke, conducted a successful auction sale at Brown's Mart on Saturday afternoon last The slump in cotton has brought min on many American growers, especially in Oklahoma, where there was a humper crop. In that State it has been resolved to reduce thc production next season by one- j quarter to one-half. 1
SUPREME COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
SUPREME COURT. On Saturday last Mr. Mallam (with whom was Mr. Barratt) mov- ed in the Supreme Court of Darwin j (Mr. Acting Judge Herbert) for a j rule to show cause why a rule in the ii nature of a prohibition should not be jj issued directed to the Local Court of IDarwin prohibiting that Court from further proceedings as regards thc Australian Workers' Union (Dar 1 win Branch) with the action in which Michael Conlan O'Halloran sues the Australian Workers Unión (Darwin Branch) and others. The , grounds of the application were that ; the summons had been issued a ; gainst the Branch in excess of the 'jurisdiction of the Local Court be- cause the Branch was not a legal en- tity liable to be sued in a Local I Court. A rule was granted rcturn j able on Wednesday 22nd instant at j ten a.m. ! When the Delhi motor show was destroyed by fire, many fine cars were burned. Their value was es- timated at about £130,000.
RUSSIA'S GOLD NOT FOR DOMESTIC USE NO USE FOR IT EXCEPT FOR TRADING PURPOSES [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
RUSSIA'S GOLD NOT FOR DOMESTIC USE NO USE FOR IT EXCEPT FOR TRADING PURPOSES The present Russian government holds as public property, available ! for outside buying, not enly gold taken from the semi-public banks, but considerable virgin gold mined since thc Soviet regime started over three years ago. The Ural moun- tains rank next to South Africa and Alaska in gold production. Unlike other countries Russia has practical- ly no use for gold except in trading; with nations thal prize thc metal. Thc French Government some time ago called for designs for new issue of postage stamps. No fewer than 1135 designs were sub- mitted. A North Dakota (U. S. A.) bani' recently seized a herd of cattle t meet the owner's debt. Neighbouring farmers decided to support their brother in misfortune, and not one of the 1000 present at thc sale yards would make a bid. Thc herd went back home.
LABOR TROUBLES IN BRITAIN BRIGHTER PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
LABOR TROUBLES IN BRITAIN BRIGHTER PROSPECTS. A London message reports a con- siderable brightening of the pros- pects in regard to the industrial sit- uation in England. Three confer- ences are progressing in ' connection with the coal, cotton, and engineer- ing dispute, caused through attacks on wages. Prospects - of the engin- eering trouble beidg settled before the. wage reduction notices , operate aopear sound and- the clouds are lifting in connection with thc coal , and cotton troubles. I '_
NEW [?]DING HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
1 In this issue Mr. Ernest Gray an-* '? nounces that he is opening a I boarding house to-morrow at the2$4 mile in premises lately occupied by Mr. Mortimer. With careful man- agement and an excellent table Mr. Grey will be supplying a long felt want in Darwin and we wish him al' succses in his new venture. The terms will be moderate and within reach of the workers.
POLICE COURT. (Monday, before the S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
POLICE COURT. (Monday, before thc S.M.) At the Police Court on Monday, before Mr. Hogan, S.M., Robert Mc- Donald, Protector of Aboriginals, proceeded against two aboriginals, Paddy and Ivy for being unlawfully found on a prohibited area without a permit. Defendants pleaded not guilty. . Robert McDonald, Protector, dc I posed that on Saturday, June I2th, j in consequence of soniefl.ing some i blacks had told him he proceeded to ( Francis Bay, where he found thc two . defendants. They had not permits to be there. His chief reason for j arresting defendants was because on j Saturday night Paddy had stolen the j lubra from another tribe and he j feared he would be killed. Paddy j was a Melville Island boy and had , not consulted Ivy's tribe as is ! usual in inter-tribal marriage, but had carried, her right off. ! Paddy in reply to the S.M. as to why he stole Ivy said he intended to return her bve and h ve. Ivy was .discharged, hn* PM*" re- ceived JA days .h>""d '"bo*- ^"^''v "Bay Gá'...
COUNCIL ELECTIONS. VICTORY FOR LIBERTY DEFENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
COUNCIL ELECTIONS. ¡ i VICTORY FÔR LIBERTY DEFENDERS. Saturday, the nth of June was to reveal the names of the aldermanic contestants and it was fully expect- ed that the anti-franchisers would contest thc two vacant seats, but to our surprise and ¿isappoinment, .the Town Clerk, shortly af ter noon j on the date mentioned declared elected unopposed Edward Pearse- and ; George Henry Hickey. - It is evident that the antis did 'net possess sufficient courage to . face the,, judgment of the people. Probab- ly the anti's will face thc barrier. i> full force when retrogression forbes the electors of Darwin into the bog!: of the despond. Ev en on that score we have no fears for quite a lot; ot "Workers'* are building their ojwn, homes. As the peoples news is be- , lng officially strangled we will rnoï be surprised to learn that the Southern Press/ have starred the .fabrications of the "cold footers," j as. follows:, "I.W.W., . Sinn Fein,, ;BoI-> shevik ; revolutionists, have agjtin c...
LUNGS AND GILLS, TOO. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
LUNGS AND GILLS, TOO. A rare creature which is a sort of link between fish and retile is now on view at New York Zoo. It .is called the lung fish and its ancest ory has been definitely traced back twenty million years. The fish was caught in the Mary River Australia. At present it is housed in a l?rg&lt;* glass aquarium. However, thc freak thrives on land as well as in water. Zoo authorities finally hit wotti ? menu of ground meat and fish. When the lung fish comes out of the water it makes its home in the mud, drill- ing a circular home. It will not par- take of food except at night and j eats nothing when living on Tan'*. It j hns a T>?ur of lunp^ th*t sustain ?f when it is living the hich and drv '«'f« ?nd pills tn make it at home in th« When in the wftfr the '".ng fish never comes to thc sur- ¡ face. , \ l I
THE COMING COMET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
THE COMING COMET. The chances arc stated to be a thousand to one against the comet bumping thc earth. The odds are not long enough to be comfortabjc; ? but astronomers have told us that they are by no. means sure that j a comet's bump would amount to any- thing. ' The material of which the thing with a tail is made may be as thin as Joe Cook's republicanism or Billy Hughcs's patriotism; b,ut then, again, it may be as thick as soup, and hot soup at that. WhethV the comet hits or not, a Day !of Judgment is coming-good, sojid judgment in which every worker can stand up boldly and ask, "What for?". Then some Tats may wish for a comet to fall on them and hi;' them from the public boot.
HIS THIRD CAMPAIGN. (By "Convict No. 7.") [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
HIS THIRD CAMPAIGN. (By "Convict No. 7.") The boat tied up along side ' jetty, passengers and . crewalike hung over the rails. Some gazed on scenes thafe were new and pleasing, others just garped about, out of idle curiosity. A little knot of men on thc jetty scanned the boat from stem to stem in search of a face which it was quite evident that they had not found up to this time. Then one bf the number jumped out - shouted "There he is boys!" and all eyes turned and looked in the di tion in which his finger was point- ing. My gaze had followed the resi and it rested on our old friend Jact Burton, who was quite unconcerned and was busily engaged tugging ; great box up the stairway from th&lt; cabin. There was a rush for th&lt; boat, shouting out "Hello Jack pleased to see you back," and thei followed a bombardment of qucs tions, which would have done *' tice to Gunner Jack Burton in tb big puch had., they been shells "Thank you for the welcome, lads, said Jack, "I am ...
LAMEROO BEACH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
LAMEROO BEACH. i That the Town Council were wise in their decision to build the baths on Lameroo Beach is becoming more evident every day particularly on Sundays when the popula- tion of Darwin are to be found on the beach. Last Sunday morning a large crowd put in an appearance and the beach resembled a minaturc Manly. When thc baths are erected we hope to see some enterprising person enter into the afternoon tea and cake line.