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NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
NOTES ANO NEWS. We have been unofficially informed that the complaints of a correspon- dent re inattention in connection with land office inquiries were unjus- tified. The Town Band's rendition at Parap on Tuesday night was much Appreciated. It will be well if that now live "Institution" can arrange to give similar displays weekly or oftener, in other convenient loca- tions. The administrative ignorance and incapacity displayed by the Govern- ment1 in connection with the adminis- tration of Justice in Darwin, should easily lead to a successful vote of censure ; that is, if politicians have not become wholly corrupt. Next Monday, Easter Monday, will I bc the fifth anniversary of the heroic effort of a smaU~but determined band ji Irish patriots to overthrow foreign lomination. Even German prisoners of war were treated as captives ; the Irish patriots were foully shot like I dogs. . .j . Hi i It is not improbable that one re- sult of the eye-opener given by the High Court will be thc p...
THE WAR IN IRELAND. EVERY BLOW TELLS FOR FREEDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
THE WAR IN IRELAND. EVERY BLOW TELLS FOR FREEDOM. Sinn Feiners ambushed a police patrol in Dundrum and Jthrew bombs. Two constables were wounded and the District Inspector hit with ' a bomb as he was leaving the barracks but he was not injured. During an attack on loyalists in Rosslea district two persons were shot dead? r Three farmhouses were -burned 'down and arms were seized at var- ious houses. ? Two soldiers who were wounded in Headford in an attack have since died, bringing the total fatalities to ten. : A police party was ambushed yes- terday at Keadew, County Roscom- mon ; two constables were killed.
YIELDING SLOWLY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
YIELDING SLOWLY. Proposais are being made by the Minister for Home and Territories, Mr. Poynton, with reference to rep- resentation of the Northern Territ- ory in the Federal Parliament. /Sup- porters quote the U.S.A. where á system is in vogue of "representation of small territories in Congress but without a vote until the Territory reaches a stage of development which warrants inclusion in the Un- ion. The new proposals provide re- presentation. The Minister has prepared a memo on the matter and .copies will .be sent to the Ministry and the proposals considered by Cab- inet at a later date.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
Anzac Day Commemora- tion Celebrations Sports Meeting To be held on the DARWIN OVAL Monday, 25th April - -Also - I GRAND f CONCERT AND PICTURES at Night in the STADIUM at 8 p.m. r PROGRAMME FOR/SPORTS : ANZAC SHEFFIELD HANDICAP, 120 yards, First £5, Second £1. Nomination 2s 6dr Acceptance 2s 6d. SCHOOL GIRLS' RACES. SCHOOL BOYS' RACES. HIGH JUMP, Prize £1. Post En- try is.' GALLIPOLI HANDICAP, 330 yds, First £4, Second £1. Nomination 2S 6d, Acceptance 2s 6d. PILLOW FIGHTING, First 15s., Second ss. Post Entry is. STEPPING THE DISTANCE (75 yards). Prize £1. Post Entry is. LADIES' NAIL 'DRIVING COM- PETITION. Trophy. Entry Free THROWING ' THE CRICKET BALL. Prize £1. Post Entry is. ABORIGINAL HIGH JUMP. Prize los. ABORIGINALS' BUN EATING COMPETITION. First Prize, 5s, second 2s 6d. OLD BUFFERS WALKING RACE (220 yards). Prize £1. Post Entry is. THREAD THE NEEDLE RACE, Lady's Prize Trophy. Post En- try, Gents, is. ABORIGINALS* FOOT RÀCE, First 7s 6d, Second 2s 6d. Nominations close for the...
WHERE IS THE FLAG OF ENGLAND? [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
j WHERE IS THE FLAG OF / ~ .ENGLAND?, And the winds of the world ,'niadè ~ ; answer, » . ú \ North, south, east and fwest- J ?" Wherever there's wealth to- covet, ~ Or land that can be possessed Y v' * ' Wherever are savage &lt; races , ; &lt; ^ ' To cozen,-coerce, and scare. / - Ye shall, find the vaunted ensign-^" -v I For thc English flag'V there !, t 1 "( - . ¿ ' : "Ay, it waves o'er the blazing hovels . ' Whence African victims fly-^ , * Tor te shot by explosive bullets v'r,. ' Or to*wretchedly starve and;die.! And where the ^beachcomber harries v "isles oîUhe iSouthefhîrsea,^ 'J ¿fjl 'Tis the'English ß^te&V&:&lt;?'gt^ "The.Maori,full oft hath cursed,it \ 1 With the bitterest dying breath ;V'' \ ' And the Arab hath hissed his hatred0 j , As" he s; at at its folds in death.," ? , ;J ? The hapless fellah hath -feared-it- - I On Tel-el-Kebir's, parched- plain, ~And the. Zulu's blood has stained it &lt; With a deep, indellible stain. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
UP-TO-DATE GARAGE CAVENAGH STEERT, DARWIN. (Toupein's Corner). R. R. BUDGEN, Proprietor. Ring Telephone 61 and you can pound on Prompt and Reliable Ser- vice. This "is not Brag-it is say- ing just what a man knows ; and your way to prove it is - , À TRIAL. At your Service Day or night Y J. W. OLSEN, DRIVER. XAnd you can enjoy a leisure hour - in our - BILLIARD ROOM Keeping yourself at the same time' well Refreshed by our COOL DRINKS R. R. BUDGEN, Proprietor. ROBERT FARRAR & SONS. . Smith sStreet, Darwin : Genet al Commercial Agents and Carriers Motor Cars for Hire Day or Ñight THREE CARS - -:- ' , Competent and Careful Drivers Two: Lorries and Piano Cart Goods Delivered Any where ¡ Phone 59 b > * S. Drysdale, GENERAL CARRIER, 2% Mile. Telephone, 106 Orders Promptly Attended to Dr. C. E. HILL DENTAL SURGEON Specialist in Crown and Bridge work. May be consulted at F«s rooms at the cottage Between Commercial Bank and Victoria HoteL v Charges Moderate. HOURS-Dai y 9 a.n1. to ...
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
MINING NOTES. Some efficient work is being done on the Bridge Creek mining field, - some .95 miles out, and about four or five miles off .the railway line. The " Hazard" claim of 20 acres presents very encouraging prospects and is the property of Messrs. Reade, Smithran and Francis, who have been .working and developing there- on for the past two years. Of course this is an old field but it is not Half prospected. One crushing of 7 tons froni the "Hazard" claim was put through about 15 months ago, and yielded 29 dwts. to the ton. Some months later a parcel of 60 tons was treated and yielded 2 ozs of first class gold per ton. .Only 5 head of stamps arc being used out pi a batUry of io head solely in thc hands of thc Chinese Syndicate who owns the chief claim known as thc Bridge Creek Mine. The Chinese have exemption at present and ~. things are at a comparative stand- still, but the exemption will expire in a week or two.. Reade and party have now 40 or 50 tons ready foi - crushing, ...
10 YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
io YEARS. On February 14th, at Liverpool t" Assizes two men, Kerr and-McCaug- . hay, were found guilty of conspiracy to murder police and set fire to the . Liverpool Bottle \nd Timber Yards-^ and Warehouses on November 28 : last. They were each sentenced tor- ten years hardlabor . The court of , appeal in the case of Kerr has qùas-^ hed the conviction for conspiracy to ; murder and has upheld the convie- ' tion for arson.
THE RISK OF A RAMSHACKLE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
THE RISK OP A RAMSHACKLE. In view of the serious allegations made by sundry critics, as to the state of disrepatr, decay and actual danger, of the jetty, a representative of the "Northern Standard" made a special visit of inspection on Thursday afternoon, in company with some experienced townsmen who can therefore bear witness to what we have to say on the matter. Our comment could be fairly condensed into one brief and emphatic statc ! ment -- that the use of thc jetty I as it now exists and in the way that j it has to be utilised, is not only a i cruel and iniquitous handicap upon ! the citizens of Darwin, but a positive I menace to the safety of all who have tb work on or about it. We have no I hesitation, in saying that in case of a ! serious accident and loss of life, the I Authorities would be criminally re- sponsible, more especially in view of i some facts which we must necessar I ily bring to their minds as full ad I mission of their cognisance of the I dangerous state of d...
INDIA SEETHING. ENGLAND'S BENIGN RULE. EVEN THE WORM WILL TURN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
INDIA SEETHING. ENGLAND'S BENIGN RULE. EVEN THE WORM WILL TURN There has been renewed rioting at? Rae Bareli, 50 miles south of Luck how. A mob attacked the * police - who arrested four agitators who1 were making inflammatory speeches. ^ , Police officers were violently be- sieged in a house and fired, killing, two persons and wounding five. The* : 7 Deputy-Commissioner and Superin- tendent of. Police with- reinforce- - ments effected a timely rescue^ Ar-, guments were unavailing to dispersé , the mob which maintained a menac- ing attitude, throughout the night, inflamed by agitators and frequently > cheered the extremist leader, Ghand hi. Many rioters armed with, spears, ' picketed the house* and - neighbour- ; ing roads; using . carts as a blockade, ^o thoroughfares. Further * attempts - T -T were made; to;arrest the; ringleaders v an&lt;i the mob isolated two officials.- , The police again Bred killing two - persons ; and wounding 7. Order was eventually restored. The ...
What the English Commission Saw in Ireland. LONDON " TIMES " SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 March 1921
What the English Commission Saw in Ireland. LONDON " TIMES " . SUMMARY. The EnglishLabor Party arc star- ting a national campaign on^ the Ir- ish question. Their purpose is to secure a permanent settlement. Thc policy includes a irucc, and thc ira me¿iáte °Ppnjn& of : negotiations. This fpllows-on a; visit to Ireland .. during thc first fortnight of Decem- ber, of ; a&lt;: Labor. Commission. I The 'report of the (Commission is - a document of over 40 pages,: sup- plemented by a few photographs and a long series of appendices settings forth thei? evidence-obtained by the Comnjissionv- on r^the burning pf creameries' and' other acts of violence attributedjtOjthe forces df the Crown. The chief members of the Commis sion'f were -Mr/ Arthur "Henderson; * M.P.^ Mr. W. Adamson; M.P., MP. J. Lawson," M.P" Mr. W. Lunn, M.P., Mr. j/Broniley, Mr. A. G. Cameron, and'Mr.' F. W.- Jowett.' After mak- ing Dublin Cth'êir J- ..headquarters for, severalÍ3l^rsr&lt; they« trilled...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 31 March 1921
Call and See HARRY ORIBBON, General Cash Storekeeper, Auctioneer, Valuator, Hovse & Commission Agent, &c. ? CAVENAGH... STREET, DARWIN Best Stocks. Best Quality. v Lowest Prices, -? Special Attention Given to Country Orders Phone No. IJ2~ ^ V WING WAH LOONG and Co. IMPORTERS & GENERAL STOREKEEPERS, v Fresh Shipments of Groceries 4 Provisions Every Boat A Large assortment of Drapery/Footwear, Tobaccos, Pipes, Cigars and Cigarettes always on Hand. Fancy ' Wórk Goods, Chinese Silver, Ivory and Pearlshell Novelties in variety Chinese Silb--A Fine new Atsortment Just to Hani ? .t.... ...J. . J. "? i BRANCHES AT-Pine Creek, Northern Territory, Broome, W.A., Sydney, N.S.W. WING WAH LÖ0NG & CO., kCAVENAGH STREET, DARWIN Telephone No. 14. Telephone No. 14. Ç. YAM YAN & CO. - '?. GENEBAL STOBEKEEPER. Cavenagh Street, Darwin. CHINESE AND EUROPEAN GOODS OF ALL H DESCRIPTORS General Grocer, Tobacconist etc. DRAPERY. FANCY GOODS. BOOTS. . : Fresh Stocks Eve...