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No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
The ' Standard ' has gone so rapid- ly^ to the front that its success -has created a record in journalistic ven- tures. We, ourselves, believed that it was a fairly worthy representative of Darwin, and the Territory, but the appreciation which is in evidence signifies something which we have just too mitch modesty to lay claim 9wr ¡ ..tx wi -. ...i ._ iius:. ; :.t .-i. i '. -¿J*...
TO IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
TO IRELAND. ./ï- : . (.: ? ' ' Amen. One greater trod the dolor-1 J. . . ÔUS way ; '? / . J Stamp of His crown is on thy queen- ly head, 1 And with thy wóunded heart see His . ¿ run red. Be His thy trial ;~ brave though coun cils 'prey * '' j On thirty coins. Thy truth fears not . ; dismay,'. . . "" I For truth though in white folly gar ' - Y^mentedV j! - j Wears Him for seamless coat, Who is^not dead : s ! Pilate and Herod had their little, day. v--'V ? -. .?? ? ?? Ansel The morn is .lit onvlnnisfail Brighter than dawns of olden poets' .song i Through centuries of pain. Yea, comes again , On Easter , morn to every loyal Gael ; . Entombed justice .finds His truth is strong, - / And He shall roll away the stone. v^ Amen, ' v MICHAEL EARLS; SJ. (With the Protestant Archbishop of Canterbury raising his voice- ip thc Houser of Lords against the doing of thc. Government in Ireland, it seems weil to quote this agréât ' sonnet, in which, every line counts, ^weighted as much with noble allu...
ORGY OF NEW LOANS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
ORGY OF NEW LOANS. The success of the proposed Vic- torian loan seems asured. Macpher- son, State Treasurer, received a de I finite undertaking that the ? loan would be underwritten by London financiers and also agreed to provide N. S. Wk money on condition with the Government's land act is amend- ed. Mr. Storev favors the request contemplated of a joint loan with W. A. of five millions to be issued in a few months. Meanwhile N.S.W. is se j curing temporary accommodation from the banks. This either means treasury bonds or overdraft. . S. A. is j endeavouring to arrange an early loan on the London market.
MUST HAVE FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
MUST HAVE FOOD. Rev. Father O'Reilly, rector of St. John's College, Sydney, speaking at the annual demonstration of. the workers Educational Association, said if it came to a question of starv- ing for want of a loaf we take; whether Brookfield said it or not, I say it. Continuing he. said he regrett- ed what the workers said about the clergy was^not flattering; they said the clergy were on the side of the capitalists against the workers. That did not apply to him. Man had an absolute right to get food? if he had to take it without sanction the Gov- ernment should pay for it.
FEDERAL POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
FEDERAL POLITICS. The Prime Minister has not yet made any sign as to the action the Government proposes "" to take. Hughes is to meet the Council.of the. ? National Federation on Thursday. No special political significance is at- tached to this event. Doubtless the i Prime Minister's intentions will be- come clearer after consultáation with his colleagues in cabinet. Up to' the present even Ministers profess to be in the dark regarding what Hughes proposes to do. Tudor stated he had no comments to make on the situation beyond pointing out that there seemed to be a misunderstanding in some quarters concerning the actual state of parties in the House. It had been claimed that the Government had a clear ma- jority over the combined strength of the Labor and. Country parties. Act- ually the Government could count at most on 37 supporters on the floor of the House; that number also was the combined strength bf the two parties opposing the Ministry, thus on a strictly party vote with the1...
Spice of Sport. BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
e of Sport. BOXINtt In Wall Street, New York, betting is three to two that Dempsey will knock out Carp entier in \2 rounds. J The largest bet so far is 3000 dollars to 2000 dollars. The offer of the Sydney Stadium to Carpentier to take part in three con- \ tests for twenty thousand pounds in' . Australia has been responsible for receipt of a cable-; from McCormick, England, who is willing- to come to , Australiai to fight the Frenchman^
TERRORISM IN IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
TERRORISM IN IRELAND. Thus the Sydney * 'Worker/' : ' Nothing more horrible than the execution of Sinn Ferners in Cork , has ever been recorded against a civ- ilised nation. j The men were found guilty by a I tribunal composed entirely of their enemies, and condemned to be shot as rebels. M The sentence was carried out with a superfluous barbarity that suggests I a devilish brain at work behind the j guns. Archbishop Walsh, of Dublin, in the course o£ an indignant protest, described the terrible affair in these words : " The victims, were shot two by two; four having to stand aside within hearing of the shots whilst ¡ the first pair were done to death. 1 Similarly the next pair were kept I in agonising suspense while two more were disposed of. With re- finement Of cruelty a quarter of an hour was allowed to elapse in the I intervals ! Could a more scandal ous form bf reprisal be devised ?" The Archbishop's disclosure will deepen the hatred of the British Gov- ernment in Irish hearts...
THE MEAT HOLD-UP. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
THE MEAT HOLD-UP: I Confounded by the force of logic and fact, our contemporary shifts its ground to a point from which to at-. "v tack Mr. Pearse, and, circumstantial I ly» to boom Dr. Jones and meat king [ Holmes. Our contemporary doesn't think itself "Cowardly" in doing this; we know what the public think. We are still waiting for an explanation as to why Dr. Jones ordered that "The - beef roust not be sent to Darwin as there was nb pre-mortem examinat- ion" and why our contemporary, speaking for Dr. Jones-and possibly for Mr. Holmes-announced that. .. "The beef could be sent to Darwin and examined" here." That's all that . is in the whole thing. The public, as well as ourselves would like to know/ how a chap can successfully come off the "horns bf á dilema," or prove that-. ; two and two make five. ?'-j.--.
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
~ NOTES AND NEWS. ** Attention is¡ directed'to thc auction sale of sundry utilities by Mr. E. V. Vi1 Brown, at bis auction mart on Saturday next, at 2.30 p.m. - The unveiling of the soldiers' monument will take place on Sunday next at 4.30 p.m. See advt The Band of hope holds its open- ing meeting, which will take the form of a social evening in the Met- hodist Church to-morrow night at 8 o'clock. Mr. a'Beckett and party arrived in Darwin from his Gulf plantation on Thursday evening, last, all looking well after their "hurricane" exper- ience. 2 ..l..t--.>yjfe.. j.j..-. Mr. Quigley received a wire during the week from a friend in Wyndham stating that there would bc no "kill" there this season. This is bad news. Conferences are being held almost daily in this connection and we trust personal jealousies or animosities will not be allowed to damn the gen- eral well-being. 'The prospects for a "kill " at Ves tey's next season, are still in doubt. We understand that if certain reason-...
"BLACK FRIDAY! " [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
. "BLACK FRIDAY! " ! . ' . -" I Sympathisers with the cause oí hu- manity anti justice everywhere, will hear with extreme regret ot the turn of events in connection with the e£ tort of the British coalminers to se I cure a rectification of the wrongs which they have been long enduring. j .Their wrongs have been admitted, in- j asmuch as they have* not been denied | j and they took every peaceful and j constitutional step to have them righted before declaring a strike. -They appealed in vain; they showed that the wages they received was not sufficient to maintain them and their families in anything like decency; that the cost of necessaries had . risen 141 per cent, above the pre-war rates, and that their lives under the circuni- ' stances were-slavish and unbearable. No stronger case could be jnade out, and yet the mineowners and the Gov- ernment that backed them remained stolid and immovable. It looked for a time as if the miners must triumph. All the big organisa- tions expressed ...
MILLEN'S IDEA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
MILLEN'S IDEA. Senator Millen, Minister for Re- patriation, said in Sydney that the White Australia policy was neither understood or appreciated by the League of Nations. He described the Geneva Conference as the rum« "miest he ever saw. One could say anything. There was no form of pro- cedure.
JUMBLE STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
JUMBLE STALL. Mrs. Hogan and Mrs. Edwards will; be in charge of the Jumble Stall on.j Anzac Day and according to the fol- lowing list, the variety of goods which will be available is very .wide ¡ and seductive. There will be pow- ders, perfumes, soaps, dainty hand- made lingerie, dresses, silk hose, coat hangers, children's clothing, lubra's clothing, pictures, pot plants, tobac- co, cigarettes, special home-made preserves and a large variety of other articles.
METAL QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 21 April 1921
METAL QUOTATIONS. The following metal quotations, were received by the local Mines Office on tuesday morning: Copper standard spot, £69 is 3d, Copper three months, £69 6s 3d, Copper electrolytic, £71 to £74; lead spot, £20 los, lead forwaard, £21 2s 6d; tin standard spot £160 17s 6d, tin three months, £164 7s 6d;. ^Silver standard cash, 2s g}£d per oz., silver standard forward, 2s, 9^d per oz.,' silver fine cash, 3s o 7/16 per oz., sil^ ver standard forward, 3s o 3/16 per oz; gold, £5 4s nd; molybdenite, £2 is; Wolfram ns 6d per unit.