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THE INS AND OUTS. CIVIL SERVANTS v. MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 18 June 1921
THE INS AND OUTS. ava SERVANTS v. MINISTER. The latter'have certainly topped^ the score in the match. Civil Ser-: vants v. Minister, but we think the, OUTS could have put up a better score. Why wasn't the Government , ment station joints played? What about "Owin-Pienty" "Matarank sbme," and the "Day-lie." We think their inclusion would have "been a great improvement. Then what about the Compound-interest- at Myilly Point Couldn't that be put: , in the team with advantage ? Then why cannot the' Superintendent of Railways, whOj by the way, is also chief derk,office boy, station mast* j er, road master, and goodness know! I what get a place in the team. . 'The ; Government » should recognise Wt valuable'and duplicate service and knight him by appending another , degree of .. honor such as chief packer and truck examiner. But on the other hand the INS should improve their team also, by allowing the Quarantine doctor the right of private practice.. Then , again, there would be no cause f...
THE TWO WORST ACTS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 18 June 1921
THE TWO WORST ACTS. (Td the Editor.) S»ir,--As- head of the Fisher Gov- ernment in* ' 1910 and 1915 Andrew Fisher must accept the responsibility for what I.. consider the two worst ' legi^ imposed on a British Dominion. These are the disfranchisement of the people in; the 'Northern Territory, after its transfer from South Australia in 1916, and the ' purchase of the hotets and the assumption of direct govern- mental ownership of the liquor trade in 1915/ thereby abolishing effective . control, and accentuating - the, glaring evil of the sly grog trade. sNTlw presents has' pro- posed going; half, way towards corr H reefing, tWc'>yHsj.by : selling the ' hotels . if possiblè-^and after a' brief period, abolishing. Government ownership of the liquor trade; It can absolute- ly correct the evil wrought by quick ' ly recognising that the best and sur- est way to fight ' social Unrest and the spread of all revolutionary sen- timents is by restoring the franchise and allowing the people t...
DISTURBING AURORA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 18 June 1921
DISTURBING AURORA. As a result of the aurora borealis in Canada on May 13th last all the telegraph - lines on the American &nbsp; continent were out of order . The effect was also felt on the cable &nbsp; &nbsp; lines across the Pacific Ocean. While in Australia and New Zealand the effects of the aurora caused mag- netic storms, which rendered tele- graphic communication difficult.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 18 June 1921
A DENIAL. To all my customers and thc General Public, I hereby publicly announce that the advertisement appearing in the^'N. T. Times" ad vertising my business of Hairdre¿s er and Tobacconist etc. is not au thorised by,rae and I will not bc re . sponsiblc for any debts incurred in such unauthorised advertisements. BERT PIKE, Hairdresser and Tobacconist, , Cavanagh Street, Darwin. METHODIST CHURCH. TO-MORROW, SUNDAY. JUNE 19th. 10.30 a.m. Rev. Frederick Hof. 8 p.m. Rev. J. C. Jenison. Piano by Brinsmead. "Rexonola" Gramophone, with splendid selection records. Sulky, bay mare "Crescent," and harness. " All in splendid condition Election of Officers for the en-^ suing year of the Darwin Branch, tor President, vice-President, Sec- retary, Treasurer, also election for j vice-President for Queensland to be held in the Meeting Hall, Parap, on j Tuesday^ 21st June, 1921. Hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Unfinancial members also entitled to Vote. FOR SALE. Apply to A. J. METTAM. A. M. L E. UNION. H. B...
THE CENSUS. PRELIMINARY COUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 18 June 1921
THE CENSUS. PRÊLIMINARy; 0ÜNT. A preliminary count of the oeusus returns has been, completed, and- dis« close a population of 5419,702, being; an increase of; 969,721 since 1911. State figures are New South Wales 2,096,393; Victoria 1,530,114; Queens- land 755t573; South - Australia 494, 867;. West Australia ? 329,228; Tas- mania 213,527. The N. S- W. in- crease was 449,659; Victoria 214,563; Queensland 149,760; South Australia 86*309; West Australia 47,114; Tas- mania 22,316. The totals show 2,751,781 males, 2,667,921 females. The figures are exclusive of full blooded aboriginals. A general re- duction ? of seats in the , House of Representatives will follow the con- clusion of v the census. On figures Victoria will be required to surrend- er ?* ? seat to New South Wales. There is no alteration in the- num- ber of constituencies in the other :states.
A PLEA FOR LENIENCY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
A PLEA FOR LENIENCY. A pizz. for leniency towards' re ' dents of the Northern Territory .?Vo refused to pay taxes was mad; n the House of Representatives by vfaloncy, who pointed out that thc Territory people held the record -for voluntary . enlistment and sub rcriptions to thc Red Cross Fund: He asked thc Acting Prime Minist- - whether in view of these facts, also .s the Territory had no parliament- ary representátiye, would he consid of holding in obeyance the sentences cassed/. Mr .'.Cook; replied that he was afraid he could not interfere. 'These men," he stated, "must karn to stand up . to civil obligations." "If :I had. been theie I would have . ,'>cen with them," remarked Malon- ey. Cook smiled affably, replying "No I'm sure you would .not." Replying to V question as* to when the Govern- ment proposes to bring in legisla- tion to secure representation for thc Territory in the Federal Parliament. Mr. Cook said, Government had al eady submitted legislation with that .bj cet i...
IMPERIAL CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
IMPERIAL CONFERENCE. Washington authorities' warn the imperial Conférense against giving the coid shoulder to American ad-, vanees. Americans feel that Brit- tni is primarily moving away from lie principle of equal opportunity or zW with a tendency towards the reservation of natural resources for exclusivo exploitation of British "-subjects. The Canadian Premier viii oppose a renewal pf he Anglo-Japanese Treaty, firstly, is unnecessary, secondly it will ,i challenge to , the United States, and "ñrdly, as antagonistic to disarma- ment, whic is a spirit of the times.
TURKO-GREEK WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
TURKO-GREEK WAS. Thc Turku Greek conflagrad ern is. auw very near bursting p&nt. Bot:, sides have profited by the lull to re rganise extensively. The Turks ai expected to open the attack and :laim to have doubled forces since the last operations, while King Con- stantine's visit to Asia Minor sug gests Greek confidence. Soviet croops reached Anatolia and purpose .ding, the Nationalists. Russo Turkish: forces who are said to haye >egun an advance with objectives of Smyrna and Constantinople. « .
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
CRICKET. The Australians opened a match against Surrey on Saturday. Carter, Collins, Bardsley and Macartney . were dropped..' . Australia, first innings: Andrews b Hitch 4; Mayne b Hitch 9-.'Pellew, b Hitch 14; Taylor, ç ¡ Jeacocks b Crawford 7; Armstrong lbw Fender 3; Gregory c Abel b Hitch ; io-; Ryd ' er run out 8; Rondry. c Fender b Peach ¡6; Oldfield b Hitch 3; Mc , Donald lbw Fender 21; Mailey not out; 6; sundries 16. ( Totat 213. Bowling: Hitch , 5 for 74, Fender 2 for 28, Peach 1 for 45; Crawford 1 for 50. . ... / Surrey, first Jirnings: : Sandham c Mayñé b McDonald -c. Ryder b Hendra 25; Ducat not out 23; Shepherd lbw Armstrong' 8; Peach c Mailcy b Ryder \ 6; Crawford . Armstrong b Mailey- I; Fender not out 2; sundries 2. ; Total S for 85. . '-'J. ;.. \ Surrey : Ducat ' c OídiicíM b (?reg jory 47; Fender c Andrews b Mailey - r: Jfíarrison c Gregory ÏÏ> McDón Hitch lbw (McI>onald .20; Abel c'Andrews b Mailey; 5; Sulli- van not out o; sundries ; 9. Total -75' '! '." - ....
SLEPT FOR THREE YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
SLEPT FOR THREE YEARS. James S. Eslinger entered the Fort Smith (Canada) hospital in 1914, suffering from pelagra. In July, 1918, he fell asleep, and did not wake till March 29, 1921, when he yawned, looked round, and went to sleep again. He did not speak to the nurse attending him, who con- stantly feeds him in his sleep through a tube. j
FANNY BAY. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
FANNY BAY, (To thc Editor.) Sir,-The Fanny Bay Gaol wat í built in 1882. with Chinese labour, at ; about" 3s per day, and cost £5,639, plus £199 for guards.; cottage and,, fencing, on which prison labour was 1 used in part On reading through sheriffs' report, dated 24 January, 1913, I find that no provision: had &lt;. ever been made for- separate confine? * .tNof female prisoners, who»weired arriving in considerable &lt; numbers "in a filthy state and dazed , with. opium/' The unfertuate, creature« ' - had to bc looked* after by thej matr ' in the .'washhouse, and in the.--., back yard, and-at night locked up in the male ward and -along with v the &lt; male prisoners. The horror of it: , . Perhaps when, the three white : "nterneess -;are ; liberated '; we '"Jfuf if conditions are still 1 the same. ^ ? i ; Some members of the House 1 Representatives visited "the. gaol \nl '012 but could,not see*'that soft^frfy :hinç.- ' Jt Avor.îd .hurt.-jthcir^feclingt", ,*
BELFAST. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
BELFAST. 1 Belfast resembled a battle field on V Wednesday. . Large numbers of / Sinn Feiners entrenched themselves ' [ i behind sandbag barricades in the^ . streets and fired on the police. Oth- ers' took up positions on roofs and kept up a continuous fire on police ' and.. military." Crown. forces storm- ed tlie Sinn Feiners positions but the defenders, evacuated directly there .was danger of being captured. They returned later , and reoccupied the entrenchments. Thé police and sol- diers are insufficient to deal with the Sinn Feiners. Many persons were wounded. ?> Elaborate precautionary measures arc being taken in connection with the King's visit to Belfast to open, thc Ulster Parliament.
THE APPROACHING COMET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
THE APPROACHING COMET. -m The Pons-Winnecke comet, which is ::at present an object of consider- able interest not only to scientists Imf also to the average man, is by no means one of the large or im ' portant members of the sun's fam- ily'of comets. It was first seen as a faint telescopic object by Pons, of Marseilles, a famous French as- j tronomer who devoted himself to ! this branch of astronomy, on June Î2, 1818. The great German astron- omer Encke, whose name is borne by another comet, assigned to this , faint object a revolutionary period of about five angj a half years. At the end of that period, however, the object was not seen, ,and it was given up as lost until cn March 8, 1858, it was rediscovered by a Ger- 1 man observed, Winnecke, at Bonn. For some time Winnecke regarded thc comet as,a new one, but on cal- culating its orbit he was soon led to thc conclusion that it was identical with Pons's lost comet of 1819. Since 1858 thc comet has been re- cognised äas r a regular...
DID THEY HEAR OF THE TERRITORY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
TERRITORY. ,/ *' ' News item: ;y"The Peruvian ,Gov-:' crament failed 'Xor deport to Auus iralia x45. politicians iincluding Geft4 ' eral Oscar Benadido's, , the formers President of Peru. - The deportees , nfntineed aboard ' the ship in mid-Pacific when bound for Australia and took the steamer back to Punta Arenas, in Costa Rica where they appealed for an asylum ' from the Costa Rican Government" It . is unfortunate " that the cable gram did not state which part of' Australia the politio-deportees were being consigned to, but we think it must have been the Territ- ory, and politicians much preferred being in an asylum under a "dago? Government than being political' Mavcs in White Australia.
THE COAL STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
-T?Ë CC»AL STRIKE. ? I Preliminary., results of. the ballot of:cpal\mjn^rs%f^ac«ep:tance.-or'-re-. jettion \cif ¿ttej^fthers Uerms show a 70 . per cent? Vote in favour of sfri^ioVÔàuénèe.?' -325,000 vot^d/a gainst acceptance, and 128,000 for it Ybrks)iir% urid Nottingham re- turns have jret? to come.
A TRIBUTE TO BROOKFIELD'S MEMORY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
À TRIBUTE TO BROOKFIELD'S MEMORY. When the- Adelaide express ~ ar* rived at Riverton recently, .a large ? number of cadets who were travel- ling from Broken Hill to take up.' military duties, left the train im- mediately on arrival, and proceeded to the spot where Mr. Brookfield'felt fatally wounded. The boys gather- ed around the spot, took off their . hats and sang the Red Flag. The* scene was one of the most touching > ever seeii in that locality. Many ' passengers and local residents who witnessed the tribute were moved" to» ;.. tears. :* 'V- 1 .'s.:'';' f .-,-'
THE COAL STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
; THE COAL STRIKE. A The British coal .: miners have taken a ballot on the owners ,offer, but the final result is not yet known. South Wales rejected the proposals . by 78,169 votes to 32,036. The in } complete returns of Other distric* 'hew a doubtful position. Scottish and Lancashire figures are uncom«&lt; - "omising. ' '.'^IF/'^R -.-;