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NATIVE LABOUR IN PAPUA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
NATIVE LABOUR IN PAPUA. "Hansard" of April ai contains the following: , . ' \ Mr. .Mcwilliams asked the Minis- ter for , Home and Territories-(i) If .the wages ,paid to native labour- ers, including miners, in Papua are dctennined- .by "the Administrator; and what are the wages paid oil, the plantat'ons and .on the mines by na- tive labour? ! Mrf> poynton answered-(i) No. The Native Labour Ordinance, how- ever, provides that the engagerne bl a native shall only be sanctioned by a,magistrate, when he is satisfied that fa:r remuneration is offered; (2) the wages paid to native labourers engaged on plantation work are lbs ia month and keep, whilst those paid to natives, engaged as miners are 15e a month and keep.
SUPPORT YOUR PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
SUPPORT YOUR PAPER. . Workers support your own paper nnanciaUya^ the best weapon of defence you have, The day you capture the press of Australia .that day you ¡will be .emancipated. The press, to-day is an instil it:on for suppresing thc truth. Because, of the TRUTH your own paper will have to fight for its existence; it is up to the workers. . ? i ... ? . ,
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
A final reminder is given that thc auction sale by Mr. H. Gribbon, qf thc whole of the" furniture of Mr. Cooke, postmaster, will take place at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday next 25th instant A Tumour gained currency this morning that four men had died at Wave Hill. On inquiry, at the North- ern Agency as to the truth of the report, we were informed that that company had received no word. .
STATE HOTELS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
STATE ; HOTELS. The following letter has been re- ceived uy tuc Secretary of the A.W. U. and handed to us for publication: "Office of thc Administrator, "Darwin, June 21st, 1921. "The Secretary, . ' "Australian Workers' Union, ' "Darwin. ''Dear Sir, * i have by:" direction to advise'you that thc date of the ter- mination of thc Agreement between j the Northern Territory Government and your Union in regard to em- ployees at State Hotels is 30th June inst. As it is the intention of the Government to disestablish State Hotels in the near future, it is not considered necessary to renew the rigrcement, but while the Hotels continue under State management the provisions of the Agreement Iwill be respected. "It must be understood that no- thing in the Agreement nor in this letter can be held to bind or affect the rights or interests of private hotel keepers who may take over any State Hotels. Yours Faithfully. "E. M. CHRISTIE, "Supervisor of State Hotels."
LOCAL CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
LOCAL CRICKET. A match will bc played on the Darwin Oval on Saturday afternoon next between teams representing married men and thc singles. The following are the teams: Married: Urquhart, Conlin, Hawke Kelsey, Lampe, Fleming, Monsher, Arnold, Maxwell, Young, Quigley, Southwell, Cummings, McDonald. Singlet Godfrey, Marsh, Tootill, Uren, Cracknell, W. McMillan, D. McMillan, W. Brennan, A Lawrie, Swinbourne, Grenier. JJ LIBERTY FUND. Strong Admirer per A.H.G. los.
ARCHBISHOP MANNIX. AGITATION TO MAKE HIM TAKE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
ARCHBISHOP MANNIX. AGITATION TO MAKE HIM FAKE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE. Archbishop 'Mannix is expected Sack in Australia in August. An ag- nation is proceeding in Melbourn?-, articularly among thc Nations1 >arty. requesting the Government tr ask him to take thc oath of allegi ince before being allowed to land \rchbtshon Mannix in speeches in England in which he said his tongue"' vould be unloosed when he reach??1 \ustralia have been freely discussed Td this is given as a sufficient rea- son for thc oath being required.
UNION NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
UNION NOTES. AttentionAis directed to the meet ing of thc A.W.U. Executive at 8 p. m and the Liberty » Campaign Com- mittee at 7.45 p.m. on Friday night Both meetings to be held at the A. ^ W.U. Office. Attention is also' directed,, to the' advertisement of the N.A.I.U. which , . appears in this issue. : The following are ; the results of - the battctf cooto^^ * uñío» otij Tues&lt;Hyv last. for! osSceftí'v, V, ' for' the ensuing year:«- y> , ?. . President: J. Kennedy 48; Wv McMillan 26,, Vice President : J. Kelson 40; I. ' ^ Clark 34-, * . Secretary: P. Brennan^ 50; HÏ'-/ Dalton. 24. Treasurer: .A. Crampton; unop¿ posed. r>' ' K ^ ? ' SUte Vice President (one reqttfir* ed): Bolton 43; Bowlingvis; McNeil II; informal 5. ;
SUPPORT FOR IMPRISONED MARTYRS. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY MOVE. MATTER TO BE BROUGHT BEFORE ALL AUSTRALIAN CONGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
SUPPORT FOR IMPRISONED MARTYRS. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY MOVE. MATTER TO BE BROUGHT BE- FORE ALL AUSTRALIAN CONGRESS. The South Australian Executive j of the Labor Party and Trades and I Labor Council held a special meet- ing to consider the position of Dar- win residents who arc now in pris- on' for refusing to pay taxes without representation. A member of the A. W;U. who had recently been to the Territory explained the position. The meeting agreed that the attitude of] the Government was not gratifying. It was adopted as a matter of urgent importance that a telegram be sent Ito Yates, secretary of the Labor Party, asking him to bring the mat- ter .before the All Australian Con- gress. ?
METAL QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
METAL QUOTATIONS. The following metal quotation* were received .it the Minc» Omet on Wednesday morning: Copper standard spot £71 19s od per ton; three ^months. £72 3s çd; electrolytic £77 to £78; Lead spot I £21 2s 6d per .ton;, forward £.22;. I Tin standard spot £167 12s 6d per ton; three- months £170 2s 6d; . Sil- ver standard cash 2s io^d per oz.; forward 2s ip%d; fine cash 3s i^d; ~ fine forward 3s i^d; Molybdenite £2 7s 6d per unit; Wolfram 12s ,gd per unit " Taken? from Caretaker's Quarters' ., ; Town Hall, Morton's "Elements of ... Geology.- 'Any person having it in1 their possession please return to Charles À. Jameson. J
WHAT WILL THE ANSWER BE? (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
WHAT WILL THE ANSWER BE? (To the Editor.) Sir,-"Wha¿ did you do in the Great War?" was the subject of cartoons and numerous speeches by flag-flappers to induce Young Aus- tralia to sacrifice its manhood for the j sacred cause of liberty. What are these flag-flappers doing for the rights and liberty of the Northern l erriiory, and what will their ans- wer be to their children when asked "What did you do in 1921, whea cit- izens were being gaoled sooner than* .acrifice their principles?" Now is the time for those who have a spark of manhood in their composition, to come forward and Help (through the Fund if not otherwise) those who are giving their liberty and comforts of their homes to fight for the cause of the Vorthern Territory. Surely if thc i.lace is worth living in, it is worth fighting for, and those who arc gctt-? ncr a living herc should not require 'o bc continually asked for assist- ance. Women and girls during the Great War, presented white feathers to &lt;hose wh...
NO WHITE MAN NEED APPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
NO WHITE MAN NEED APPLY. Prior to the European war when' thc laborer became an essential for thc warring capitalistic nations, the various countries adopted a haughty tobe towards the working class. We had both Canada and the United States's famous notice displayed out- side huge industrial establishments stating, "No Englishman need ap- ply." Australia's political cry is I "The Asiatic, is prohibited." Now, that thc, war is over we have been ! expecting those cries to be resurrec- ted and we are every day getting ' stronger evidence that the Govern- ment will be hanging out a notice in the Territory "No white men wanted/',. _-.-.-w ^Afready "Rainbow Cottage- il chock full of all the colors from the "Rajah " at the top to the pure blooded niggers at the bot- tom and the system as in operation at present looks good for extension. White Australians must remember that the Northern Territory is part of Australia and thc white man I should get preferential treatment and not be absolute o...
THE FIGHT FOR ENFRANCHISEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
THE FIGHT FOR ENFRAN . CHI3EMENT. : Although the' Acting Prime Min- ? ister in the Federal House is at- tempting, to belittle the voice o£ the people of the Territory, outside help is rallying to our aid, and every . day brings- fresh wires rf rom demo- cratic bodies in the South,, intimât- ' ing that everything*; possible will "oe, \ done to restore to the disenfran frsnchised people of the Territory their/ birthright.' The, following are ? the'latest wires to the secretary of the Liberty Committee: Adelaide,. Received' your wire, and dealing with matter. J. P. HOWARD, ' I Secretary Trades and Labour Coun- cil ^V / Hobart. Received your wire. Will make every effort. ' CULLEY,. ' .^ ! Trades and Labor Council. Townsv*" .&lt; Will get union to move. No ef- fort will be spared. Wiring Sydney [ '.Worker." Will wire later. KELJLY. _L__:_!_!_i î ' . .. -?. ' .
TAXATION CASES. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
TAXATION CASES. (To the Editor ) . Sir,-Executioni -by hanging .does not appear to have ever been pop- ular in the Northern Territory-only six deaths, all colored men, resulted I from this cause-but the punish-] ment of white men- by ^ persecution seems as if if were to have a better1 vágre, as witness the ' gaoling : bf the nine men without the option of a '' fine, - for refusing tb pay tax whilst denied the advantage bf the ; fran* chise, which is acknowledged to be tie inherent right of all civilised -peoples.'" ' ;:!vr?!"ii||fS'f PANJIDY.
LOST CASTE. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
LOST CASTE: (To toe Editor). í Sir,-"White, Australia" is evident- ly a sincere disciple roi the ancient rule "kill all the males but keep the females to play with." He speaks ; of the comfort Eurasians must de- rive from beins, treated as whites. 1 take it to be the comiort bi poverty picking 1 up thc crumbs that falls fgom the interloper's-table. Over East you know -the /interloper goes to exploit the nigger because he never had the brains to exploit his own colour. Naturally enough these swashbucklers put on dog with thc view, of impressing the simple native that they;'are tile sut ¿of the earth. The, church has a strong; caste, the blue blooded gentry of hungry Eng- land reeks all over with it right down to the common everyday 'rooster who_ imagines himself "I am net as ,other people are.":; '*The caste has; followed r^e, for ^^if last forty years, kept my nose tb; the grinding stone nnd is likely to k^éplit in my declin ing years to ¿he. »st ditch. If your correspondent .wants,...
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
NOTICE. ' All communications for publication in the "Standard" should, be ad- dressed to the Editor. All business letters should be addressed to the Manager. Otherwise they are liable to be overlooked. No correspon- dence can receive consideration which is. sent without the writer's name (not necessarily for publica |tioñ). .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
A. E. JOLLY tr Coy. (ESTABLISHED itt*) General Merchants & Importers \ ÔHlPPÎNQ. STATION, INSURANCE «nd GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS CORNER OF SMITH AND BENNETT STREETS - -J-A. J Í A Large and Varied Assortment of GROCERIES, 1 . DRAPERY' BOOTS and SHOES, Harness and other Leather Goods MINING TOOLS, CANVAS, ROPES, etc., etc. Always on Hand wo.r . - ? . I ' i Fresh Supplies of Groceries, Drapery, etc., Arriving by Every Boat ni * A. F JOLLY y Coy., The Corner Store Australian Cafe Chin Kit tad Ct, Propritttrt. Gtvtntgh Strcat, Darwin. MI ALS AT ALL liOUftt. Customtri and Patrem art . Auurtd of CiriUty and Citan Strritt. - Dauttrt and Svfftri ProTiétd. - Soft Drialu Alway« om th« let. For Lat« Suppen Ring up Phont te. F. .CLASK!. j i (TAR ty. Telephone Noa. iti tad §o. Fang Chong, Loong Co CAVENAGH STREET. DARWIN TAILORS, DRAPERS am SILK MERCERS The largest Stocks of Faltern Miks ana European hait and Dreis Materials In North Australia Bought for Cash and Retailed at Prices wi ic...
THE COAL STRIKE. IMPORTANT DECISION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 June 1921
THE COAL STRIKE. IMPORTANT DECISION. The British Miners Executive met I in' London on Saturday. A letter from Lloyd George, was read intim- ating the offer of ten million pounds subsidy would be withdrawn unless a settlement was . reached. The exe çutive merely received the letter and j the'n took a grave decision to ap- peal to other unions affected by the wage: i reductions with a view to or- ganising a general strike.