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A RED FLAG INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
' A RED FLAG INCIDENT. ;The people of - Bathurst were sur- prised one Sunday morning recently to^ discover that during. ..Saturday night the Union Jack had been re- mo*^ from the. city flagíiole\^d¿íjú9 Red Flag substituted.' It was event ualiy hauled down and the Union Jack again run up. During the afternoon a crowd as- sembled on the street near the flag- staff, to wipe out the "insult " by speeches b denouncing the "red rag gers.w The Kev. W. Stewart, Chair- man of the Bathurst Presbyterian district caused some pain of mind to loyalists *' by : denouncing them ' as " blatant jingoes '. for running up thc Union Jack above , the Australian flag. He said he did not wish to apologise i for the red flaggers ex- cept to say that they were sincere and had the courage to say that they stood for bigger loyalty than thf* British &ripire> and that ' was . the loyalty of brotherhood, but he wa* opposed to those men and worner with frozan souls« who lived" in ? condition pf self-sa...
THE BAND AT THE "AT HOME." (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
THE -BAND AT THE "AT HOME." . r (To the Editor). : ¿Sir*-Please allow me space to correct a statement that appeared tlie Northern Territory "Times," on the ióth instant under the heading of "A Correspondent writes thus.'' The statement referred to the Dar- win Town Band being engaged to play at thc Administrator's "At Home." It alsso refers to some money we were xA cling, and asks if money we were expecting, and asks if thc A.W.Tj, haye made up the a« mount, to the band, seeing that they the AVVy.U.) prevented us from playing, by / threats. Then it asks *^.hat are the band players but, ifives to the,A.W.U and its Joss.' Now» Mr. Editor,, the facts are that we. were, asked to play at the "At Home" and in thc first place we de- cided to do sp, but aV the "Taxation Gases" .came on on the.2nd; we .changed -our. minds on the 3rd. Surely Mr. Editor, nobody ¡will tn' to . deny /us the right to refuse if we so de- sire. Now the only money that was #o' come to thc band players, was in .ease ...
JURORS EXCUSED. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
JURORS EXCUSED. When the name of Ermesst Mc- Gregor Chr'ctic was called for the jury on Monday in thc case of Nel- son versus Urquhart it was fou: j that Mr. Christie could not sit as a juryman owing to his holding the position of Sheriff for the Northern fcrrllc-y. R. H. Bowman was sworn in in place of Mr. Christie. William Tatlock failed to answer to his name when called upon to sit ;pon thc jury and Mr. George Mc ."ecdie was sworn in. Later on Mr. Tatlock put in an appearance. Ask ?d his reason for being late by thc ^ench, Mr. Tatlock stated that he left h's home on Sunday afternoon "t 3 o'clock for Darwin as he lived ph thc other side of thc harbour. >ac> vvîndss were blowing and hfc was sailing all night. He arrived at Fyfe's Beach early this morning but owing to tlx? winds he was unable to effect a landing. Eventually he plunged into thc water up to, his neck and waded ashore. He changed his clothes and immediately hurried to thc court. Mr. Tatlock's explan- ation was ac...
ADDITIONAL DONATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
ADDITIONAL DONATIONS. F. Sutton 2nd. instaL £l, Ä Friend per F.V. los, Ä Friend No. 2. per F.V. ss, No. 3., 5s, Two Friends ios, One of the Boys los, A. Monge, 2nd insta!, ss, Representa- tion for F;V. £1 is, Sympathiser, per F.V. ios, Club Hotel 19s Con. Sullivan its., D. Gordon £1, J O'Connell ios, R. Anthony, and in- stalment, ios., R. Atkinson, 2nd in- stalment los., W. Widdup i os., Geo. McIntyre, 2nd instal., 7s 6d., W. Pearse, 2nd instal., 5s, W. Spinks 5s, Sympathiser per R.A., £1, Cr. Pearse, 2nd instal.,'£ i 'W. Sullivan £1, L. Hockey £1, Archie Ditton £1, J. Bonson, los., David Mattvor ios., E. Graham los, P. Cahill 10s, H. A. Stevens ios, E. Finn ios, F. Fox 5 s, Mick Daly ss, L. Wilson ss, G. F. Charmaboy 5s, Jim Bell- 5s, Hard Luck 3s., C. Alipio 5s, Jack Burton, 2nd instàl. 5s, J. Riddle 5s, P. Dodd ios, G. Marsh 5s, P. Coul- ston ss, E.7 Gough ios, S. Little Ss, A. P. Gilge £1, Admirer per R. M. Balding, 5s, A Friend, per R. M.-' Balding £1, H. Widdup, 5s.
PICTURE BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
PICTURE BENEFIT. Attention is directed to the adver- tisement in this issue announcing a picture benefit to take place in thc Don Stadium on Wednesday night, july 6th next, proceeds to be' de- voted to the purchase of a piano for ihc Darwin Hospital. A record at- tendance is assured as the public of Darwin have never yet refused to cheerfully support any charitable cause. The good: work performed bv the matron of : the institution and the cheery attitude of the sisters under all sorts of conditions is well known to everyone in Darwin. A r»i »no at thc hospital will not only brighten up the patients and make thc institution ¿till more cheerfuT Vit will also be prreaty appreciated W the nursing staff. The price of ndmission will be 2s and seats mr-" he reserved at Adams and Foster's. TW"*? mpv hf* h"d ci ant>ltcnt»on &lt;-i the Secretary..,Mr. Kevin Dcmp r.lVr . "--morrow.
VICTORIA RIVER DEPORT NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
VICTORIA RIVER DÉPÔT NOTES. On Friday evening last the lugger Florence arrived at Darwin from the Victoria River Depot with a num- ber bf passengers, including Mrs. W H. Butler, Master Butler, Mounted Constable Turner and Messrs. Sac! and Davies. Mrs. Butler and Mr. Sack were I immed-'ately taken to the Darwin j hospital suffering with what is ap- parently a kind of fever, Mrs. Butler ! having been ill for the last eight weeks. ?'&lt;'&lt;? In connection with thc death of Mr. W. H. Butler, it appears deceas- ed died after a short illness lasting four days. The Depot has been visited by an íípidemie this year and at th time of thc departure of thc lusrrrer for j Darwin, Bert Drew, a well-known teamster and Mr. Mat. Wilson werf both striken down with fever. I
DEATH OF MR. G. GOURLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
DEATH OF MR. G. GOURLEY. Mr. Gilbert Gourley, who has been in Darwin for the past* 3 cu years following various occupations was found dead in bed at thc bar- racks, Parap, this morning. At thc , time cf his death deceased was enr ¡ ployed as a painter at the works, I and on Monday he complained to his j mates of feeling unwell and knocked off work but nothing of a serious nature was anticipated. This morn- ing Mr. P. Staunton went to ca1 ceased and found him as " above stated, having died peacefully in hir sleep. Deceased came to Darwin .rom West Australia where bc was well known on the goldfields. Thc funeral will leave the works at 5.30 this afternoon.
COMMONWEALTH RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
COMMON V/ÍLALTÍÍ RAILWAY S. A special train for thc ¡convcy ! :mce of mails will run as under : Wednesday, 29th Jurie , Darwin depart 8 a.m. Thursday, 30th June, Pine Creek, depart 8 a.m. Eniungüar, depart 3 4>.m. " Friday, July ist, Pine Creek, de- part 8." a.m. Darwin, arrive 5.22 p.m. ! J. H. MILLICAN, Officer in Charge N.T. Raihvnys.
COST OF LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
COST OF LIVING. - Knibbs, Federal Statistician, re- ports a general decrease of three per cent, in the cost of'food and groc- eries in May as compared to th prev'cus month Queensland's de- crease, was 10.7 per cent., followed by New South .Walej with 6.8, S.A. 5.7; Tasmania 1.9; Victoria 1.7; W. Australia 0.6. The decrease wa? "rfsntcst where T,abor Governments rule. , i i
CHOIR DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
CHOIR DANCE. Thc Church of England Choir Dance held in the Town Hali last evening was "the dance of thc seas- on." It is the first cntertainmcn [riven by thc members of the choir, and they have good reason to bc pleased with thc great success which crowned their efforts. The Hall was tastefully ^arranged with bunting, and palms, and thc evening was an ideal one for devotees of the terpis chorean art. The supper was in thc capable hands of Mrs. Claude Ar- nold, who was assisted by Mrs. Light, Mrs. Spain, Misses Lila Bell. Millican, L. Styles, G. Styles, E. Styles, M. Styles, Nita Mansfield, E. ¡ Brown and Messrs. S. E. Cohen and Christie. Thc splendid music was supplied by Misses Wilson, Brown, Mansfield Mr. Connolly, whilst Mr. Barnes carried out thc duties of secretary and M.C.. Dancing wa* continued till midnight and every- one agreed the function had been ?. very happy one.
METAL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
METAL MARKET. A report has been received from the London Metal Exchange cover-' mg the month of March: last Reereuce is made in the repot t t o the miners' strike which took effect from the ist April and a Royal Proclamation was issued declaring a "staîe of emergency" and coal ex- ports were prohibited : except by permit Copper.-This showed a decided weakness during the first two weeks of thé month and the . price declined from; £68 5s for cash on. ist March to. £65 15s on the nth. There was little business in copper as far as consumers were concerned and another restraining influence was the uncertainty in regard to the in- ternational situation prior to the breakdown cf "the conference Ger- many being an important consuming factor in this metal. Tin.--Little confidence was ap- parent in this market and in the ab- sence of consumptive demand. Price fluctuations were the result of mark- et operations, influenced, principally, by advices from the East. In the 'Straits Settlements the...
ALLEGED ASSAULT. NELSON v URQUHART. CASE ADJOURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
ALLEGED ASSAULT. NELSON v URQUHART. CASE ADJOURNED.. In the Local Court, ,full jurisdic lion on Monday morning before Ma- jor Hogan, S.M. and a jury of six cbc case of Harold George Nelson versus F. G. Urquhart for alleged assault was called for hearing. Mr. Barratt appeared for piaintih. and Mr. Roberts for defendant. Mr. Barratt on rising asked th., ihe case be adjourned for one week. L'.'he reason stated for thc adjourn .íicní was that Mr. F. Cook, one c the chief witnesses for plaintiff wai 111 with malaria fever. He produc ;d a. medical certificate^ from Dr. ones certifying that Mr. Cook vould bc unable to attend the Cour* oeforc the 25th inst. He had con mlted counsel for thc defence wht j was agreeable to an adjournment for a week . His Worship suggested the swear; inj? in of - the jury and a-% journ. This was ' agreed to by both parties. ' / Thc following jury ' was ther .worn in:-Gilbert Joseph Bonson, Henry - Charles Eward*- Thomas Shields, .William Wright, R. H Bol man an...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 June 1921
IRELAND! ' ït is. believed the British Govern- ment is inclined grant fiscal aut * onomy, to Ireland if North and South reauest. jointly.- /Many members of the^Çaplnet have "favoured such a course .but the offer hitherto was , made conditionally. The Govern- ment are ready now to concede sub- ( «tantial amendments to the Home i "Pnle Act in order'to secure- youth-j /*rn . acceptance cf it. Lord Don '..v.V~ore. s*)ènk inp-' the. T-r»**d.p o*1 h?*-síF' r.f th p. .Southern T.Tsicmtsts ..-".reed TTr»'!^e bv ?.skï.ntr for . f &lt;.>-:._ ^t.-mctriv; fo>- »hr. . srntth. This ( ii oî .Pc \Taier?.*s. clncf* d'imand?. J