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AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 April 1921
I AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN NOTES. I * I Mr. E. P.,Geraghty, local Sub-col- lector of Customs, is in receipt of the following information :-British Nationals resident in the Common- wealth who are holders of Austro Hungarian bank nots are advised that such notes must be lodged with the Public Trustee, 31 Spring Street, Melbourne, not later than the ist of May for traansmission to Reparation Commission, London, in accordance with Article 203 of the- Treaty of Peace with Austria. Holders should state when forwarding notes to Pub- lic Trustee whether such notes were ¡ held by them in- the Commonwealth before the 15th June, 1919.
DARWIN TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 April 1921
DARWIN TOWN COUNCIL. The adjourned ordinary meeting of the Darwin Town Council was held on Thursday afternoon. Present : Councillors Burton (Mayor), Cant, Pearse and Christie. The inward correspondence con- sisted of a letter from Jolly & Co., on behalf of Mr. E. E. Jolly, as fol- lows .-Dear Sirs,-With regard to¡ the promised donation of Mr. E. E. Jolly towards the baths, we have to ad- vise you that we have received a tele- gram stating he is agreeable to alter his conditions to enable the baths to be built on Lameroo beach, pro- vided the Council is of the opinion that that position is the best obtain- able.-Received. It was decided to again thank Mr. Jolly for his generous donation and, that the Council had decided that Lameroo beach was the best site for baths. The estimate of the Town Clerk for the erection of the baths were ad- opted and instructions were given to commence work immediately. The estimates'were as follows :-" 6812 square feet of io guage 2 inch mesh of ...
TENNIS NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 April 1921
TENNIS NOTES. The opening of the 1921 season is being eagerly awaited by all local tennis enthusiasts. All the club courts are now open and members may be seen taking strenuous prac- tice in preparation for the Pennant matches. The Pennant Competition commen ces on Saturday, April 23, when three matches will be decided. The contest should prove most interest- ing this year, no fewer than six teams having entered. The B. A. T.-last year's premier» -have entered two teams both ap- parently as strong as their team of last year. E. M. Dennis, the holder of the championship, will of course be playing'for the B.A.T. and a new- comer is shortly arriving who, we understand, is equally as good a player as the present Champion. The Town Club-now the Council have arrived at a decision in refer- ence to the Oval Court-has also en- tered two teams. Last year's ^veter- ans-Walker and Frost-will be playing and we hear the genial man- ager of the E. S. and A. Bank, Mr. Godfrey, will take his place ...
A Word to Labor. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 April 1921
A*Word to Labor. j I.. The memorable words of the fam- ous speech of General Thomas Fran- cis Meagher, "The man who will listen to reason, let him be reasoned with ; but it is the weaponed arm of the patriot that can alone prevail against battalioned despotism" are worthy of forming tljè text of some ^ndid remarks at this juncture. infiere is not one amongst us who ^would not staunchly maintain that he is imbued with the highest citizen- ship motives, and is true to his cit- izenship duly in every respect. Each of us professes to be amendable to reason, while not discarding the weapon of defence in case of neces- sity ; but yjQ fear that at times our selfishness, and indeed, our disregard - for the rights of others, shows that we are not willing to reason. Inso- far as this/i* true we are thwarting r progress and cheating ji^ticr, bebidos believing our own professions of holding reason sacred. No individual t 'member of any section of this com j muni ty will deny that, as far as the...
Unemployment and Recreancy. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 April 1921
Unemployment and Recreancy. The greatest reproach which could be attached to Constitutional Gov . ernment is the fact that such Gov- ernment in recreant; and that our Australian Government is recreant is proved by the fact that the cry of "unemployment" is chronic. The recreancy of this state of affairs is all more intense and criminal in the light of certain well-known facts I such as the youth of this country; its almost total absence of manufactur- ing industries and the reckless-way in which the Government has squan- dered and is still squandering public monies. So far as the history of Aus- tralian employment has gone, it i«; mostly centred round Government billets. Not only is this objective the thing most catered for by Govern- ments but it is also the one most i aimed at by parents and their sons and daughters, the main sustaining industries of a nation being left to ' mere chance. For many years oc- asional patriots have being pointing out the necessity of Australia being s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 16 April 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 A TRIAL.» At your Service Day or night CAR 57 And you can enjoy a leisure hour - in our - BILLIARD ROOM Keeping yourself at the same time well Refreshed by our v. COOL DRINKS R. R. BUDGEN, Proprietor. Robert Farrar & Sons Smith Street, Darwin ' GENERAL- COMMERCIAL AGENTS "" AND CARRIERS. MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE DAY AND NIGHT. ' . THREE CARS. - Competent and Careful Drivers. Two Lorries and Piano Cart GOODS DELIVERED ANYWHERE Telephone 59 S. Drysdale, i GENERAL .CARRIER, V &lt;-^ tja MILE. - TELEPHONE, 106. * Orders Promptly Attended To. Dr. C. _E HILL DENTAL SURGEON Specialist in Crown and Bridge work. , May be consulted at H* rooms at the cottage Between Commercial Bank and Victoria Hotel. Charges Moderate. HOURS-Dar y 9 a.m. to 6 ...
SERVILITY RENOUNCED [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
SERVILITY RENOUNCED Immigrant workers from Great .Britain are arriving in Sydney almost I every boat in the hope of securing ¡ employment. Many, have not met with success. A number declared they left England because they refused to sign a declaration of loyalty to the King when it was made a condition of employment
Latest Telegrams POLITICAL EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
POLITICAL EVENTS. R Contrary to the expectations of rprime Minister Hughes the Country Party which holds the balance of power in . the^Fcderal Parliament, de- clined on Fridayto give the Govern- ment its whole-hearted support dur nig Hughes' absence at the Imperial Conference. Dr. Earl PageReader bf the Country Party said the Party would not . wet-nurse the Govern-^ ment and would not give absolute : immunity. The Prime Minister said j he would not go to London if there "~%as likely to - be á repetition of j Í; - '- - . ! Thursday's incident when the Gov- ernment was defeated. Later. There arc no fresh developments In tile Federa, political crisis. The Government is seeking a way out of thc- position, it is anticipated that thc Government proposes to sub- mit a resolution to Fatliament on Wednesday with thc object of obtain- ing an expression of opinion affocd 'the Ministry justification tor retain- ing office.
DEVASTATION BY TORNADO. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
" DEVASTATION ^BY TORNADO. A disastrous tornado swept-Missis- sippi Valley, in Texas, Arkansas, Iowa, and Cojarado, paralysing trans- portation and communication, awl isolating Denver crops. " 75 persons were killed and hundreds injured. Ar-, kansas suffered most. Relief trains, are being sent to the devastated parts Heavy- snows and rains are hamper- ing rescue work. ^
" CANT, HUMBUG AND HYPOCRISY." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
" CANT, HUMBUG AND HYPOCRISYl** The piece of impudent and super stitious tripe below is being sent to women in and ground Dárwin, and without any signature attached-no wonder. It goes to show how the Imperialistic idolaters can practice what they denounce, and do anything no mattter how blasphemous, to help prop up the jingo blather. Here is the precious bit of dope : THE ENDLESS CHARM OP ÊRAYER. God bless our'Soldiers and Sailors ;. Keep them in the palm of your hand. The above was/ received by mc on the 14th day of March. , .It is said all who write this1 will be taken care of and all who pass it by will meet with sonic misfortune. Simd this to srven different 'mar- ried women and on lue seventh da} you will receive some greatJ03-." Start writing the day you receive this and write the copy* each daj\ Please do not break this charm as it was started on the field of Fland- ers. ? _ "
CRUCIFIED IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
CRUCIFIED IRELAND. Sinn-Feiners in Dublin have begun to destroy, army horses. A party of armed Republicans held up military waggons and shot the horses. A hot battle, lasting half an hour, in a. crowded street in Cork, resulted in the death' of three citizens and four wounded. The fighting was a sequel to flinging bombs at police lorries.
SHIPPING ROW. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
SHIPPING ROW. The ship Penang at Port Adelaide with a German crew objected to haut; &lt;^ ing clown .the Danzig flag.- As trouble jv threatened the Consul-General fof^ ? ' Finland"was called from Sydney and -, ? > settled the trouble by officially haul- , : ing down the Danzig flag aand; hoist-, ing the Finnish flag. The Wsefwas , . formerly owned by the Germans ^and ts now Finnish. The tróube was t^ jue to'the Port Registry not being al tered^ before the vessel came to Ad elaide. , - t ' "
MAD CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
MAD CRIME, -: ? A case of homicidal mania occur^recl!^ at Kalimunda, W.i A. on Friday; Ed-"1 -: win Brocklehurst an ; orchardist- locjc-r . ed the door of his ^cottage and cut the -j-, throats of both;' h's - children^ aged 8 fr and 6 years. He then cut his^ own -( throat from- ear Jo car. 'Brocklehurst f * s dead and the two boys "are in^a serious'condition. j , \ ' t-'
Open Column. (We do not necessarily endorse the views expressed by correspondents.) (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
Open Column. (We do not necessarily endorse the views expressed by ^correspondents.) (To the Editor.) ?/Sir,--Might, it bc a pertinent ques- tion to ask the Acting Health Officer, or whoever the official may-be who supervises* such matters, why the Darwin Butchery is, permitted to send Out beef from its shop wrapped up in any old sort of newspaper ? Had lie my experiences of having his steak and sausages enclosed in ai sheet of newspaper dated 1914, a pap- er with evidently a doubtful past; though; the aftermath may. prove a brilliant future from a doctor's point of view, he might sit up: and think something required altering. If this should catch the eye of the Adminis- trator (of course he reads, the "Stan- dard ") and as he hails from Queens- land, where, under; Labor administra- tion, such a breach of health regula- tions is met ; by a stiff fine in thc police court, he may become a " dir- ect actiónist '.' and make the lax offi- cial do his duty« One would naturally think that ...