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Rhymes of the "Times" [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
Rhymes of thc 'Times/; &lt; (By " Damocles.") . Yes, from the South a scribe-arum j. v Came hence to prick the tribe^arunî* .* That stoops to vicious jibe-arum,: V And snaps ignôblcTmbe-arum.; - ,A. Maybe in gloom he rests-arum- > -/ ¿ It keeps him from the pests-arum ', Who feast with.!' fia and jests-arum;" .> On " fivers * cadged from ' guests-r, arum. But why extol his traits-arum ^ * f Why lavish so much praise-arum ? ¿5 > Just list the latest lays-arum- : . -f.rwsi How Satan mends his ways-arum-k r3 In just one verse I find-arum This diction-so refined-arum- J, " Venemous," ""Scurrilous " >mind-&lt;n¡ arum - Which " Gibbered," dh, so blind-' arum. A " Scribbling," J* Putrid style "-arum "'Vile garbage" all the while-arum,. " - Foul perfume " - note the bile- ^ \ arum- Z >...-. ..-../. And " Worthless" - not a smile- ??---?f arum ! And then some stolen lines-arum Tack'd to the " classic " whinès-arum; - 'Tis thus that "talent" shines-arum- - On br...
THE METAL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
THE METAL MARKET. The Mines Department has receiv- ed the following report regarding the state of the Metal Markets from thc London Metal Exchange, covering the period up to the end of last De- cember : COPPER.-The early part of De- cember witnessed an advance up 'to £81 ios for cash and £81 ss, for three months and then the market persistently declined to £70 ros and £70 ss on the 29th of: the month. It is pointed out that hr the' present dis- interested mood of consumers both in the- United Kingdom and America, there? is certainly nothing to encour- age dealers in the .way of making provision for future needs. If trade and financial prospects begin to menc the market is not unlikely to become very sensitive. TIN-This market was most- e - ratic throughout December the ex- treme prices touched for cash being £238 on the 9th and £198 on the 1 23rd. The statement that the Feder- ated Malay States Government have fixed thc selling, price at 15 dollars I per picul, which is equivalent t...
WHY IRELAND IS POOR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
WHY IRELAND IS POOR; A correspondent sends us the fol- lowing : , Why is Ireland poor ? Many tell us it is because the Irish are lazy, others say it is because Vthey are savages, and . others * again because they have no pluck and' grit. B¿t Morley and -Bright have told us that most pf -the hard work done in the world is done by Irishmen; and Fr. Hall, SJ., I ah Englishman, who had travelled in many lands, says that the most refined people he eyer nïct and the men who; best deserved the name of gentlemen were the Irish peasants, and if the Irish are cowards it is strange that thc Duke of \yel- lingtondeclared that he could, not hkve/won his wars but for his Iriàh soldiers^ and if they are without^pluck arid grit why was England so anxious to get them to fight-her battles durr ing the late war. Why,, then, is Ire- land so poor. I will not go; back over thè horrors pf the penal times, but will Vecall/a few facts of the last century, and when you consider them you wiH/not ask-, why an ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
The Möritoro left Brisbane on Monday night, arid should reach-Dar-: wiri about Wednesday morning bf riext week. Readers are advised to study care- fully the leader in .to-day's issue, and subsequent leaders on. the same subr jeet, making a series of articles full of information and interest.. "; Mr. Christie, Manager of-the local > branch of the Commercial Bank, af-;' ter some four years in Darwin, has'r been: promoted to a southern post; and 'will leáVeby thc Mataram to- morrow. He was farewelled at the Bank premises on Monday night, the proceedings being marked by great enthusiasm. Mr. Christie was deserv- edly, .popular and he was eulogised : on Monday night by several speak I ers/-including bank officials and pro I minent citizens. *
THE LABOR CAUSE, AND ITS NECESSITY, NO. I. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
'THE LABOR CAUSE, AND ITS M . ? NECESSITY, rfy NO. I. j. As we write .over, a .million souls in England are deprived of the sus- tenance of life through the strike which has just been ordered ; and it is the greatest upheaval^ we are told, yet experienced there. On first ap- pearances it may.be considered mad- ness to risk starvation on the part of this million of men,1 women and chil- dren, but the point must be investi- gated fully and fairly before a just judgment can -be formed. The posi- tion is this : Thät strikes have fol lowed in rapid succession in Eng- land fdr some years, more especially since the termination of the war; they have arisen because of the greed of those who control the country's resources and «he inability of. the workers to live with moderate com- fort on the wages given ; that in the endeavour to dominate foreign mar- kets with a certainty of big' profits the monopolists of England adopt the policy of taking thc difference between high-price profits and cu...
Latest News by Cable and Telegraph Latest Cables HAPSBURGS HAZARD. MORE WAR THREATENED. BULLIES DICTATING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
Latest News by Cable arid Teíegráph HAPSBURGS HAZARD. MORE VVÀR THREATENED. BULLIES DICTATING. / I A report from Vienna states that a ! military dictatorship'has been pro I claimed ¡ft Western Hungary. The ! military, it is believed, favor Karl, ex Emperor. It is alleged there is'a pro- posal to establish a recency for .Prince Otto,,composed of Admiral -Hortly, a prince and . a bishop. M. Briand indignantly .denies .Karl's al- legation that France .consented to his, crazy venture, adding that if we tol- erate the Hapsburgs' return we could hardly object to the Hohenzol lerns' return ; it would be a flagrant violation of the Versailles Treaty. : England and Italy are supporting,. France in preventing Karl's accession. Jugo Slavin, Roumanian and Zec ho-Slovfan ambafsadocs in Vienna visited Admiral tfortly..' ^ën^ènîg* Karl's instant removal and complété liquidation of the kingship question.: They declared that non-compliance, would be regarded as a casus belli. The Swiss President aut...
Imperialism Opposed. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
Imperialism^ Opposed. ; Perhaps it is. welf that the Labor movement acts exasperating slow be . times, ¿and drives occasional devotees into the . arms of revolutionary tac- tics. .We are sure, -however, that when it does act it does not recede from its position ; moreover^ by thc length of time it takes to arrive at a decision and the " Constitutional " finessowhich it brings to bear, it naturally wins confidence in its sin- cerity and respect for its announced purpose. ^ When, therefore, thc Labor party'i decides that it will op- pose all forms of- Imperial Federa- tion-we know that that decision is the result of well-weighed judgment) . and..that it is. thc last word, so to Fpeak. .Many pronouncements. have; been expected 'rom the Australian Labor Party, which it has so far shirked, or given only in halting, rail-sitting accents.; To some extent the party practices the habit of run- ning with the hare and hunting with the hounds, as in the case of its tardy and ins fficient espous...
CANDID CRITICISMS. Floundering and Falsifying. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
CANDID CRITICISMS. Ploimdering and Falsifying. S . The Prime Minister is compelled I to essay some kind of explanation in conseq ence of the providential cxT posure pf his hypocrisy and'treach- ery 'in connection with the wheat barter : to Germany. - But what an explanation! "The criticism prises - ,*rom. a complete misunderstanding of | "*ei/actSi and- in view of the; alarm- I ing fall in the . price of wheat meal I and other products on which-Aus tra- ¡ Ha depended; it was essential 'to fin- ' ancial and industrial stability to : ëf- j fectively .market wheát.' This is I Hughes' explanation of the treachery I . which ?vis-* 'embodied, in his sale to : , Germany-of wheat-' far below the price; Australian consumers have to pay for it] and in his doing himself what- he would prohibit all other cit ize«*i*ofv*Australia: to do. It should be - enough- to cause him- 'to be - im ' peached arid drummed \out of public , life. Now, if' he had the financial and industrial interests of Austral...
" Fun on the Mataram," OR The Fancy Dress Dinner. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
" Fun on the IV ataram," OR - - Thc Fancy Dress Dinner. } The following was composed by the ship's poet on the function de- scribed, bringing in all the characters in one of the Mataram's recent trips northwards, and created much inter-, est amongst the many passengers : Restored by rest And filled with zest, My muse assumes a kink, And would pourtray As best it may ,.: Last night's fantastic jink. "Britannia" led With stately tread ?; As round and round' they strode While " Mum " and " Dad " Both "got um bad" &lt; But shaped quite a la mode. "Hawaian Girl" Would make ah earl : Contented all his life And justly won .The umpire's bun ,. And., soon should be a wife With eagle eye And dusky dye ; The ?' Sihk Policeman " hied, liest "Heavenly Twins" Should bump their shins . ! l Or ^Bad W" lose his stride. Addressed and stamped But soiled and cramped ¡j Came "Paper Parcel " loosed F^or Darwin bound, That " Ño man's ground " j Where Nelson rules thc roost. And " Darby " squeezed ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
UP-TO-DATE GARAGE CAVENAGH STEERT, DARWIN. (Toupein'g Comer). R. R. BUDGEN, Proprietor. RHU* Telephone. 61 and you can pound ott Prompt and Reliable Ser- vice. - ? r This is not Brag-it is say : ing just What a man knows ; . and' your way to provest is >.J . A TRIAL. At your Service Day or night J. W^OLSEN, DRIVER. And you ean 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 I SONS. Smith Street, Darwin General Commercial Agents - r and Carriers . ', Motor Cars for Hire Day or Night THREE CARS Compétent and Careful Drivers Two tdfrics and Piano. Cart Goods Delivered Anywhere Phone 59 , ;S. Drysdale, k Ql^ERAL ÇARglER, ají Mile. telephone, 106 Orders Promptly Attended to Dr. C.J.HILL. DENTAL SURGEON Specialist in Crown and Bridge work. May be consulted at Hs rooms at the cottage Between Commercial Bank and Victoria Hotel. Charges Moderate, HOURS-Dai y 9 a.m. to 6 p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
I -M. ÍBL; WiOÖ General Storekeeper ami Agent VICTORIA RIVER DEPOT: Imperial Café >4 (Under new Management) s GEE FOISG MING & Go, PROPRIETORS Wish to notify the general" public ^ that they -have taken over -the-vbtai*'-^ ness from and .including Saturday/ October 25th ' J . ^ The B est Cook in Da« win -, late ot . Government House; Victora ardClub Hôtels. -.4 Picnic Parties and' Suppers* v !V^%v&lt; catered for. -'-^ia^ Meals!.at all; hours.^ . tx Meal Tickets 35** > Poultry and Mutton. > . . Every attention and civility. x ? ^ -, Presley's. Store, (Two and a half : Mile Road.) *^mmm^ ... .. -.i Stocks Grocery .Stationery, Fancy Goods, Books and Patent Medicines and Confectionery. " . ' . Has on hand also Harns.. Rs cc** Buter, Chees« Potatoes ard ^>r¿j&lt;jF:t; v., FRESH GOODS AND PRU'J'uXP ARRIVING EVEÈY STEAMER..'-:: Manufacturer of ^Aerated Waiqj£. - Lemonade, Kola_Champagne, Girier Beer Ginger Aler Soda Water, Crear£. Soda, Etc., Etc 'J>^...
DR. MANNIX IN ROME. OFFICIAL RECEPTION. THE POPE SYMPATHISES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
DR. MANNIX IN ROME.Í OFFICIAL RECEPTION*, THE POPE SYMPATHISES. %""' The Rector of the. Irish College in Rome gave a reception in.honor ¿of. " Dr. Mannix who expressed a v hope for the establishment of Anglo-Irish ^ friendship, which would Jiemimpós- , sible until Ireland, ¡was given àbso-, ( lute independence.. Dr» Manrîx had an audience with' the. Pope who. ex-.;, pressed the deepest concern t regard- . ing the; deplorable conditions; forced, . v&lt;? on Ireland and showed, a most_ /prt»- _ .: foùnd:-sy^pathy.'ior-^th^^lTîst(rpeôpîe,^..,,.. praying for'a speedy/ end ,to . thur.s sv sufferings. ' ^\" ' "-r *'*r t\
THE KARL COUP. Later. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
¿ ^TtíEvKARL- COUP. Later. Conflicting stories arec oming to hand regarding the attempt of ex Emperor Karl to seize the Hungarian throne. ;-The Regent and Admiral Hortly resigned. The little frontier - town of Stainamanger which Karl has made his headquarters has the . appearance of a royalist capital. Other accounts assert that the ex : monarch escaped with a Spanish pass -port and reentered Austria disguised .as a.red cross official.
THE PEACE OF FREEDOM ONLY. Later. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
THE PEACE OF FREEDOM --i ONLY. "Later. . A new and determined effort to-: wards peace has bee« instituted by numbers: of leading ' Irish" business mien. ~ Ari executive. and sub-com- mittees^ have been appointed to con ducV negotiations for various inter- ests ihr Ireland particularly in the direction; of-opening pourparlers with the Government - and Dail Eireann. A committee has already lengthily in- terviewed Cardinal Logué. '
THE VENN MURDER [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 5 April 1921
THE VENN MURDER At the inquest at Ulverstone, Tas mania, the jury returned a verdict - that Chrissie Venn was murdered.by some person Unknown. Geo. William King, who is in custody, was later charged at the police court with the murder and was remanded until &nbsp; Friday. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
BROOKFIELD COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 April 1921
BROOKFIELD COLLEGE. ' The unionists ot' Broken Hill have .. ecided to "establish a labor college'to &lt;c known-as the, .Brookfield Memorial "ollege. A committee of twelve, has'J tri r -.. >. " ,>een appointed to control the move-" .íents of the college^which will teach ie young mind the, principles " of Democracy.
Latest Telegrams THE LATE AIRMAN, MINTOSH. CHURLISH MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 7 April 1921
>¿at*st -jtlgraips THE LATE AIRMAN, M'-INTOSH. CHURLISH MINISTER. . J The Secretary of the Children's lospital at Perth' has secured pos- j jssion of tKe uniform which the ' -rman, Lieut. M'lntosh wore during as flight to Australia and which he roposes raffling for, the'; benefit of , ne hospital. The Returned Soldiers' mperial League indignantly inter ..ned ^describing the raffler as >*3r * houlish treatment of the memory of 'i'lntosh. Senator Pearce, ^ Minister ;!»r Defentc, refused a military funer l.,to^M'lntosh. »This is regarded by 4 'te' people -as a great insult ** to ^the State." *' . . v >.