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SILESIAN QUESTION. BRITISH DEMANDS AGREED TO. POLES EVACUATE UPPER SILESIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 14 June 1921
SILESIAN QUESTION. BRITISH DEMANDS AGREED TO. POLES EVACUATE UPPER SILESIA. I The Poles evacuated Upper Siles- ia in accordance with the British demands. Thc Germans cheered the I British .soldiers as they marched in. .Thc insurgents had very heavy I losses in the five counter attacks j they launched on Kanazrin, the Germans taking 1700 prisoners. Terrible scenes were enacted, ten Polish prisoners bing massacred by infuriated Bavarians. Following the discovery three Bavarian students were crucified in a neighboring forest ' "; ^ffpSfHP The Anglo-French - exchange pf notes resulted in the indefinite post- ponement bf the Boulogne confer- ence on thc Upper Silcsian problems Britain now endorses thé French theory that the first necessity is to restore order and will then await the reports of experts before decid- ing what the next steps will be. - A curious development iii Paris is the-German Ambassador protesting against the withdrawal of Allied troops- from German "villages in .Upper...
EGGS AND ORANGES (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
BOGS AND ORANGES (To the Editor.) . Sir,-If, a« alleged.in a correspon- dent's letter to your contemporary» the Union Secretary blocked y. ú working man fron adding to hie tit nings by selling a fe,w orangies, it seems to me a great pity that he did not first endeavor to prevent promi- nent Government offiicals > com- peting »against .whites, .Chinese and Malays by selling eggs to Chin- ese restaurants, etc. During the rec- ent and still existing depression the only money more than one white man earned was what the sale of eggs brought in to him. And the I queer part of it-all is that the offi- cials commanded the market, the Chinese buying'eggs from them even when they had all ?, they required which meant, refusing to buy from people who really needed money. One -official, .to be^ explicit, the Dir- ector of Lands could afford to send *iis wife on/a lengthy holiday but he could not, afford to give a few eggs to the'hospital. Some were pretty near chickens when he sold them, ...
METAL QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
MÄTAL 'QUOTATIONS. I s . The following metal 'quotations tverc" received .tt tiie AluuV Ouijc/ on Tuesday mormng :, l %' Copper standard spot £73* is 3d per ton, copper three months £73 6s 3d, electrolytic £77 to £79; Lead spot £23 2s ¿d-per ion; lead forward £22 I2s 6d; Tin standard spot £165 17s 6d per ton, tin ttiree months £167 7s 6d; Silver standard Ï cash . 2S ii}4d per oz, s'lver standard for- ward 2s nJ4d, silver 'fine cash 3s 11 5-i6d, silver fine forward* 3s 2i-i6d; Molybdenite £2 7s 6d per unit; Wolfram" 12s "3d per unit.
LIBERTY CAMPAIGN NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
LIBERTY CAMPAIGN NOTES. . The. movement ".grows by leaps»" ano bounds. |- r fearl Page, thej Leader of the Country &lt; Party in \,the Federal Par liamènt acknowledges the' justice of the cause. '" ' VA'. .J Letters of congratulation and sympathy are reaching us from up country- districts saying the British people are' behind, us, fight bnyand tKey glory in, the cause.' &lt;^l ; yThe Sustenance and Franchise Fund is now past the J £200 mark and" going ^ßtpong.y Itemember "that chains of slavery tarid .gan, freedom". - Get your name on the'Petition list' and proclaim.to the world that you are men and .women, and not asham- ed of demanding your political free- , dom. Add'tional petition lists will be circulated and- a fully compiled roll will be published in the Standard every weefc
IRELAND. FURTHER DISTURBANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
IRELAND. FURTHER DISTURBANCES. Rioting was resumed, in. Belfast on Sunday night.when opposing crowds of Loyalists and Sinn. Feiners stoned each other in York Street and neigh- borhood and fired rifles and revolv- erá * from windows and roofs of houses. Several bombs were also thrown.. Soldiers arrived in armour- ed cars and'restored order. À conr stable and three civilians were fat- ally shot and over 50 were trated for Wounds. The disturbance may re- sult in the cancellation of the King'r visit to open the Northern Parua aient on June 22. Two Sinn tFein| its. Timothy Murphy and . Edward Punch, sentenced to death at Lim- erick for levying war and. being In possession of arms have been re? prieved and sentenced'tb life .impris? onment Mystery surrounds'the exf ecution of thiee civilians by armed parties in motor cars. They dragg- ed the men from their beds . and shot them near their home and car; ried the -bodies to lonely fields out-. «Ide the City. The victims were. Roman Catholics...
TURKO-GREEK WAR. ALLIES REMAIN NEUTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
TURKO-GREEK WAR. ALLIES REMAIN NEUTRAL Great Britain will maintain a pot icy of strict neutrality in connection with the Turko-Greek war'owing to the Greeks launching their offensive without the Allies consent. France and Italy will also remain neutral. Britain has even gone to the length of placing an embargo on the ex- port of munitions, for which'Greece let large contracts in England re- cently. Cabinet several times dis 'cussed tlie advisability of'-departing 'from neutrality owing to tile re cent Turkish outrages against Brit- ishers and the failure of the'Turks vto liberate prisoners in accordance with the agreement. 'Cabinet hither- to had not reached a decision on the point because it was - necessary to hesitate taking unpopular military action owing» to the country's de- ' pleted exchequer. I
UNION NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
UNION NOTES. A meeting of the Provisional. Council of above Union was held on Monday night when the following business was transacted: Nominations called for positions of President vice-President, Treas- urer and Secretary, and nominations close at noon on Saturday, 2nd July, 1921. That the remaining craft organis- ations not yet linked up with this central Union be written to and re- quested to join in time to reap the full benefits of closer organisation. Members annual tickets are being printed and will be ready for dis- tribution by the section secretaries by July ist.
MINISTER'S VISIT. INTERVIEWED AT THURSDAY ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
MINISTER'S VISIT. INTERVIEWED AT THURSDAY ISLAND. Minister Poynton interviewed tt Thursday ¿stand »aid »te purpose of his n.issfon to Ihr Jcirltory M* been achieved. A preliminary re- port with recommendations was sent to Cabinet and if approved im- portant reforms would be affected. The Minister, referring to the Dar- win send-off, said a small section who went to the wharf and attempt- ed to sing the "Red Flag* and other revolutionary songs had during his stay carried on a vicious campaign of deliberate hostility and had tried to intimidate bim, were, in his opin- ion, not true labor men. They re- cognised no Government. . As a re- sult of his visit he hoped changes would be brought about that would prove a blessing, not only to the Territory, but to all Australia.
A JOINT LOAN. S.A. AND TASMANIA RAISE £5,000,000. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
A JOINT LOAN. S.A. AND 1ASMANIA RAISE £5,000,000. A joint South Australian and Tas- manian loan of £5,000,000 at six ! and a half per cent, par has been raised in London, redeemable in 1930-40. The South Australian! quota is £3,000,000 and Tasmania the ^balance. ' A; , .. - _-. «iii.
AUSTRALIAN WOOL IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
ttrSTRALlAN WOOL IN LON- DON. Australian wool .is finding a ready ".le in London .auctions. ro.eor »al«»« br«f cfac&lt;-rs\ «old readily. In '*>r'(tr ero«$brM« wer«* irr/rul"»* '»x'dney scoured t*ii»rino et»n« r/ach *d prMâ; On&lt;»en«l^nd ?4#d; Victor 'h .it'-M* Ta «m? nía«. «rr*-ísy comb- ings; 23& Crocsbreds 16.
AEROPLANE CRASH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
AEROPLANE CRASH. .Captain Hawkins the well known I Sydney aviator was killed on Satur* Mây. a s the result of an aeroplane .>ccid*înf. ' Thos. Lawrie, passenger. "»f Gloucester, was also killed. The macnine ascended 150 feet when the. ?^nffine failed and the aeroplane div ~d into the ground.
DANCE SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 June 1921
DANCE SOCIAL. The members of the Church of England Choir announces in this is- sue that they arc. holding a Dance Social in the Town Hall on Monday June 2oth next. With the excellent weather we are now enjoying there should be a good roll up. Fuller particulars will be advertised later.