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THE "TIMES" TILT. Meat Inspection. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
THE "TIMES" TILT. Meat Inspection. Thursday's issue of our contem- porary contains a cowardly attack, upon Dr Jones, head of the Health Department, in connection with the inspetion of meat proposed to be killed at Fine Creek and sent to Darwin for sale. The arrogant vin- dictiveness of the article is appar- ent and it also displays woeful ig- norance of local requirements. As in several other matters lately the ' juvenile credulity (a strange consti- tuent in an ancient* inkslinger) has led our contemporary into a most unenviable situation. \ Meat inspection is carried out &lt; under the Health Authorities for the safety of the' public. The Chief * Health Officer would be failing in: his duty. both , to the- Govern and |hej public^ ifi:he^allowed -meat, --}' which has! not been inspected to^be" ' sold ¿n Darwin. . The. danger from eating tuberculous* meat, is well known. The presence of tubercul- osis in the N.T. cattle was amply demonstrated by the Common wealth Government ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
De Valera, President of the Irish Republic, is opposing Sir James Craig,-AJnionist >M.P. for the Mid TJown j seat in the Ulster 'Parliament.* - Our lengthy cables and telegrams arrived too late for publication in this issue. Tennis and other notes are ' also unavoidably crowded out
OUR LEADER. A Monstrous Hold-up. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
OUR LEAÖER. A Monstrous Hold-up. One of the crying grievances of householders" of Darwin is the high cost of necessaries. When, therefore, aany :movment which aims at, and would have the effect Of, reducing this cost, particularly in connection with an item the sup- ply of which is at present a per- nicious monopoly, is frustrated, ei - ther by official red-tape or engineered self-interest, a hen ious crime is committed ag- ainst the public. Householders in Darwin have a vivid appreciat- ion of the fact that though " the Northern Territory is the home of beef, so to speak, the retail price thereof in Darwin is exorbitantly high-in most cases, prohibitive. The Price Fixing Board are no above. suspicion,' /but"lin al- loting od-per ib.« for beef it dis- played: a complete lack of acumen and an evident failure to make full investigation. There is,^or rathei was, just a possibility of some -re- lief coming to the unfortunate con- sumers pf Darwin in the shape ol cheaper beef, but thanks...
THE LABOR CAUSE, AND ITS NECESSITY. No. VII. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
THE LABOR CAUSE, AND ITS NECESSITY. No. VII. 7 We arc quite aware of the fact that a mass of statistics is bewildering,, éven to the intellectual reader, and4 hence, in our treatment of the ques- tion under review we have avoided this bewildering element as much as possible. By way of focusing the facts which the figures we gave ex^ pdse in their awful gravity, we pur- pose in this concluding article to. connect their existence with the de- pendent and unenviable condition of the masses of the people, particularly [ with reference to Australia and Great j Britain. No one will dispute the unwisdom and economic falseness of I a system which brings the many to j the heel of the few--which makes the millions dependent on and subject to the individual's greed, ambitions and domination ; and if this be true, as it is, can there be one honest man found having the temerity to defend the present system of wage-slavery and monopoly-creating? True, there are defenders of the latter under the g...
A Case of "Fools Rushing In." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
A Case of "Fools Rushing In." Wc reproduce below a leading article of ours in last Thursday's issue, , and what purports to be a reply in our contemporary of last Saturday. Though they speak for themselves on perusal, wc would point out that thc "Standard" stated that certain meat could not be sent to Darwin "beause the chief Health'Officer said it must not be sent as there was no one to examine it." We also stated that Dr. Jones had only to instruct Mr. Bishop or Mr. Campbell to examine the carcase, as they were the com- petent and official Inspectors, and were ready and willing. The "Times," after much irrelevance and. side-tracking winds up with the admission,that "There is nothing to prevent cattle being slaughtered at Pine Creek and the meat being inspected at Darwin by a compet- ent person." And this, too, after all its fury! This adimission is exactly what we.as- - serted in our leader, and we are astonished that even the literary cult of ? the "Times'* could fall into such a...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
NOTES AND NEWS. Mr. Mallara is returning by thc ¡ Mataram in May and will resume practice upon arrival.-o The Town Band will render a programme of- music opposite the Stadium to-night, at 8 p.m. It is said that in consequence of j the way in which the men worked in I unloading the Montoro this time, thc (charges to consignees have been 5s per ton less than heretofore. Consignees claim further that a reduction in thc railway charges from the present 4s per ton is nec- essary, and should be made. Mr. Watt is degenerating into a sort of political. Diogenes, and can't ñnd any more congenial way of do* ing harm than heading a conspiracy against the national" necessity of the Darwin-Adelaide railway line, thc agreement upon which . he wants to treat as a "Scrap of paper." rgj
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. The "Northern Standard" aims at being thoroughly representative of the Northern Territory and with this end in view welcomes correspon- dence from all outlying centres. No matter how opposed to our views free discussion is permitted in our columns, so long as it is not ab- usive and refers to matters of general interest. Any complaints in regard to non receipt of paper should be reported to ir. at once. We will do our best to remedy them. We would bc grateful tb our friends for "their good offices with neigh- bours, in obtaining fresh subscribers, eic, and in helping to add to the power for good of the people's own newspaper. Secretaries of the various Clubs and institutions are invited to for? «rd condensed reports of proceed- ings at meetings, etc and vre will be pleased to send a representative to any important function when duly notified. ' Our telephone number is 119, und a ring up will secure any desired in- formation as to charges for printing, -Iverti...
N.S.W. LIME-LIGHTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
N.S.W. LIME-LIGHTERS. People of the northern portions . o£, New South Wales are advocating, .the 1 e^stáblishmcnt-f^ stated "*?A? three days convention has been arr ranged and it is expected that more than 200 delegates will attend. The motions deal not only with the new northern state but . the subdivision of the.whole of Australia, r " . . :
FUNNY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
FUNNY. Às an instance of the way in which official cussedness is penalising the Northern Territory and its people, it will not he unworthy of mention that a consignment of potatoes for up country, which came by- the Montoro, just missed the train, and, in consequence, had to be handed to the local auctioneer, Mr. E. V. V. Brown, for sale. In view of the fact that there would be no train for a fortnight, and as the consignment of potatoes would not keep, the*" above inconvenience, dis- appointment and loss had to be suf- fered by the consignee. It is a cry> ing shame that there is only a fort- nightly railway service inland.
(To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
(Toihc Editor). Süv-¿Witt you kindly allow me space- in your valuable journal to ? bring under the notice of the Mag- got-er-er Bagot Road Board the shocking condition of" the. old Fanny Bay: raod. . For the distance' of at least 250 yards commencing at a point about 100 yards below the pal- atial residence - pf our esteemed townsman, Mr. Neil Mâdson, the road is a delusion and a snare and resemb- les more a bear pit than, a surveyed made road. . / In view of the anticipated congest- ion oil traffic ;on this road in v. thc near future, i.e., the conveyance of contumacious objectors to the,in-j come 'Tax, gaolwards,. I honestly think the Maggot-er . Bagot Road Board should get busy and not hav- ing "Black Maria"' breaking down en route tp durance vile and. thereby further discrediting our already mal- igned public institutions.-Yours; etc;, Y "EXILE."
WANTING TO TIGHTEN THE CLUTCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
WANTING TO TIGHTEN THE CLUTCH. Sir Arthur : Goldfinch, director of raw materials, -London, states that unless Australian^ wodi r values arc - regulated they t may ¡ disappear, so greatly : does, &lt;the supply - exceed' the dcmand.: ¡ sin the---present r disturbed' state of Europe-values-are nöW1' fall- ing. Prospective buyers are ' holding back orders , because' the lowering .prices frighten 4hem from" investing in woollen goods ; if these conditions continue thousands of sheep farmers must be driven out of business. : .
Latest News by Cable and Telegraph Latest Cables THE GREAT STRIKE. "DRAMATIC DEVELOPMENTS." SOLD ONCE MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
Latest News by Cable and Telegraph Latest Cables THE GREAT STRIKE. "DRAMATIC DEVELOPMENTS.'' SOLD ONCE MORE. , Dramatic incidents followed thc exposition of thc case for the mine owners before the private meeting of Commoners who criticised 'the pro- posed'wages reductions. Hodges, minerss' leader, was sent for and sug-" ygested a temporary settlement res- pecting-wages. The Government in- vited both> sides to confer with tho Premier." The owners; turned up and the miners'^executive denied the right of Hodges, to' confer. The other two branches .of the Triple Alliance, transport workers and railwaymen, ordered a withdrawal of thé general strike notices! which took effect on -I Friday night; . The action* is re- garded as a notable triumph for thc moderates: ovçr the extremists. Mean ' while the Miners' Federation pro- poses to continue what , is now con- sidered a hopeless sectional strike, declaring they .will only be beaten by starvation.- ; .
Australian Labor Party. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
Australian Labor Party. The follpwng manifesto was issued some time- ago in connection with the propose*! all-Australian Congress of Trades TJmciiiilsts^.:in^-'Mclböurae ? in J ne next : , / To the Trades. Unionists of Australia. . Comrades, . tfew - and novel problems confront ns as the aftermath ! - of the~ great ? world war, -andv seriously threaten to imperil the peace and i good order of i . the Commonwealth.; 'From onevend ^of Australia to the" other there is ominous rumblings^ .of discontent-a y mongst 'lie rank of thc Trade .: Unions. The industrial Workers of Australia -are very restive and alto gcther di?.4tisfici with: the '"nd'istn.il 4. and econpmic/V position.fThis - has been demonstràtcd by the widespread industrial unrest existing^hroUghout v the Stages. ^ \ * ; y T-? - 2. The Trade and Industrial Unions. haye accomplished much j; tfbr their membership in the past, but itis now for**d upon the- worker, lha -, the in... crease of wages byafew.. shillings here, and. th...
POLICE COURT. (Monday, before the S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 19 April 1921
POLICECOURT. (Monday, before the SM.) Annie Earlandson, made an ap- plication praying that her husband, Eric Earlandson, be 'bound over to keep the peace. ; ~ Mr. Barratt appeared for ¿om-' plainant. Earlandson was undefended' : Annie Earlandson, wife of the de- fendant deposed that she lived in No. Ï Stone- House and defendant lived in No. 3 -Stone ; House. She had been Hvin apart - from her husband' for about 12 . months. On Friday morning last defendant camé to her placer and 'took the key out of the front door and went away.. She then : sent:'for the police^ About 4 p.m.' the same day defendant returned to her place and started^ slinging off at her and asked her if she wanted thc ikey.- He said : "Run for the police -and get them to . get the key/' There were three of her friends present at this, time ; Mrs. Bonson, Mrs. Cooper ; and ' Kitty, all half-castes, also her children, líe said : "If you don't look out I will come in and hunt all the- gins out pf the house^y I in- vited...