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The War in Ireland. SOME ENGLISH AND FOREIGN CRITICISMS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 April 1921
Thc War in Ireland. I SOME ENGLISH AND FOREIGN CRITICISMS. On, January 2, 1921 ari official state- ment was issued by1 the English Brig- ade Major for Cork, announcing that I "As a result of the ambush and at- tack on thc police at Midleton anti Gltbchouse, ii was decided by thc Military Governor that certain houses in thc vicinity of the outrage were to be destroyed, as the inhabitants were bound to have known of the ambush and attack ai|d that they neglected to give any information either to thc military or pdlice auth- orities." The houses were according- ly burned. , Another English procla- mation from Cork further warned that "not alone will the perpetrators of such acts (attacks on English Government property) be severely punished, both/ in their persons and in their property., but also the pro- perty of persons who, whether in au- thority or not, permitted, or did not do their utmost to prevent, such acts, will be liable to be confiscated or de- stroyed." Lejt us turn to anot...
As You Meet It. CHARACTER SKETCH, BY "TIM TOUCHUP." THE CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 April 1921
As You Meet lt. CHARACTER SKETCH, BY "TIM TOUCHÜP." THE CORRESPONDENT. j Thc correspondent to the press may not be as mighty, as indispens- able, as omniscient as the quack or military jingo, in the latter's own particular capacities, but jtaken ali round he is the "manaor Galway." Is there a grievance in connection [ with the all important question of I kerbs and gutters or bicycling on the ! footpaths, your indignant correspon [ dent is to the rescue like a "Carmich- ael' contingent; is your'Empire in danger your correspondent nobly comes to the front-with his pen, and I generally blows louder than ' the shrillest regimental? trumpet, -that is, if he can get a hearing in the press,/ as he generally does. If someone ob- jects to an excess of jingoism your propandering correspondent rises in righteous wrath and wipes the floor so to speak, with all and sundry rebels,'; who dare to judge for themselves be- tween right and wrong ; and if ho one Tea^^r^repfies7 tc^is^ap^ngs^îe^ invaria...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 April 1921
E V. V. BROWN, AGENT E. & A. S.S. Co. Ltd. and British In- dia S.N. Co.,; Ltd. 8HIPPING, MINING AND GEN- ERAL COMMISSION AGENT , AUCTIONEER, Ac. E. V. V. Brqwn is prepared to un- dertake Stock'and Station business, Agency in all drenches, Report on Mines. Indent and Forwarding executed.. Rents collected prompt- ly/ Commodious Auction and Store Rooms Oppesite Town Hall, Darwin CODES Bedford McNeill Moreing and Neal Bentley» -. A.B.C., ist and 5th Editions. Cable Address : Youles. Budgen s Motor CARS NO.'S 50, 65, & 79. i - x \ - ' THJREE CRACK DRIVERS ALL HOURS. ALL DISTANCES. RING TELEPHONE 91. M. & D. McMillan, GARÀGE ON CALL CARS DAY OR NIGHT. .:.I5A. . Competent Drivers^ \*. f V Up-to-Datc Cairs. BILLIARDS N Two FirstCîass Tables v Same Address:-, ; ^ CAVENAGH STREET, ". ~ Telephone 30. Robert Farrar . & ¿ons Smith Street, Darwin GENERAL COMMERCIAL -, AGENTS " AND CARRIERS. MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE DAY AND NIGHT. THREE CARS. ? ? ,; .# Competent and Care...
Facts, Freaks and Frauds Focus'd [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 April 1921
Facts, Freaks and Frauds Focus'd (BY " X-RAY) The meat scandal has. been thc chief topic .of conversation for the j past week, and the malodor of the ' thing has in no way subsided. It may not be of much importance to consumers that theyrhave to pay a penny per pound extra for beef be cause of a whim or a bit of dodging, but vthis does not remove the stain of wrong-doing from official hands. . ? v . . . An easy problem:-If the local meat monopoly extorts ox! per pound for beef, and one who would supply » it at" JkT is sidé-trackèd, who suffers and who "benefits?/One can answer ¿f&lt;his!cven if camouflaged 'tip a sidë t track or- a "hollow log." Folks : 'are wondering why, Mr. Pear^^as attacked in ,the. ''Times" for ,:endeavQudng-^^^^ : - 4^ mader, appear that he was about tb do this .' for his ' own sordid : interest.' " Well, bevis now.''buying at ód^er.-lb. áhd selling at if he buys at . 5dr;anC; sells át. 8d who, I .ask, is the 1 - gaiñer¿?Jí^id5is Pearse-censurable? ';?...
THE IRISH HORROR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 April 1921
THE IRISH HORROR. This powerful article by the Editor of the 'Australian Worker ' displays ' the nobility and sense of justice, as well as courage, of a trueman, and is worthy of being printed in letters of I gold. It is the sort of thing that makes even victims of barbarity for- give the whole out of reverence for the few. We commend it to the up- holders of the murderers and des- troyers : " Even yet the people of Australia do not realise what is going on in Ireland. If they did, there would be indig- nation meetings right throughout the country to prptest against'the fiend- ish campaign of atrocity which the British Government has organised .with the object of stifling the de- mand for Irish self-determination. ' If, they did, they would force their Parliaments to take definite action, and -carry resolutions backing up the Irish nation iii its* just, cause, and voicing a passionate detestation pf the tyranny that is laying the Green Isle waste. . History has many dark pages, but ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 April 1921
FOR SALE. On a Walk-in Walk-out Bads. A choice freehold Residence in McLachlan-st. Moderate Price, cash or terms. Apply M. This Office.' HOLY MASS.. Will bc offered at St. Mary's Ro- man Catholic Church, Darwin, on Sunday ncxt,v April 24, For the Deceased Australaian Soldiers. An. address appropriate to the oc- casion will also be delivered. W. H. McCarthy, METHODIST CHURCH. SUNDAY, APRIL 24th, 1921. ANZAC REMEMBRANCE SERVICES. . " .. ?f . " - 10.30 a.m. and 8 p.m. r. Unveiling Ceremony N. T. SOLDIERS' MONUMENT Will Take Place On SUNDAY AFTERNOON (NEXT) APRIL 24, 1921 . At 4 30 o'clock. The Unveiling Ceremony wilfibe performed by the Administrator. PERCY KELSEY, Hon.' Sec. ANZAC DAY. THE BIRTH OF AUSTRALIA'S NATIONHOOD. Come and Commemorate With the Men (Your Men) Who Made Australia's Name. Sports for all, old and young. Amus- ing side shows, refreshments, jumble, stall, sweet stall, fruit stall, (pears, peaches, grapes, etc!,) AU on the Dar^n^Pval, on Monday, . 25th April. 'v Anzac...
STRANGE, BUT TRUE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 April 1921
1 . ? "> STRANGE, BUT TRUE. \ _ It is not in imagination, or in Fairyland, that the following little incident occurred. Some folks may think, it funny, others tragic, and quite a number may attribute it to thc Geneva Conference sort of man- agement- which prevails, and. which Minister Millen' described as "thc rummiest he ever saw." Anyway,; here it is : "It'was'in a tropical'hotel that caters for light pockets and. bulged heads. Occasionally there are.some fancy dishes' served--on the menu,-but not always on thc plate. That is just what happened on the occasion. The "item " was placed oh thc menu« and was really recherche-so the lionel staff thought and having proved that' it was sb, they served their own dinners forth- with, so that when the dinner bell went there was nothing'of the "tit- bit" for the boarders and diners but ! an empty dish-and', the meriu^-thc; tit-bit was off. The landlady went to thc kitchen to protest but . was threatened with coll'sion with the empty dish ...
MR. POYNTON'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 23 April 1921
MR. POYNTON'S VISIT. .'We,have' now definite information that /Mr. Foynton will leave Mel- bourne, next Thursday for Darwin presumably he will comc^by boat ¡and a certain number of public.mat- ters., aré. mentioned .a's those which he proposes torrmake investigations upon with a view to future adjustmclit. Thc number of points mentioned is cer- tainly very limited, but we take it that this limitation Js not n\eant to exclude others which may be present- ed by authorised spokesmen- or in- dividuals. In any case the questions announced for investigation, exclus- ive of those which may be submitted by deputatiion, are sufficiently num- erous and important to demand pre- paredness, cohesion and unanimity on the part of the residents of Darwin, and because oMhis admitted fact, we would suggest that time be taken by the forelock. Now it is hardly likely that the lo- cal municipal council will go outside .matters which more or less concern themselves as a self-governing body; and thc Union...
Open Column. (We do not necessarily endorse the views expressed by correspondents.) A REFUTATION. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
Open Column. (We do not necessarily endorse the views expressed by correspondents.) A REFUTATION. (To the Editor ) Sir,-having read, thc articles m the local papers rc the missing hams, I vrtmia like io inform thc public through your-paper that thc accusa t'on against the waterfront workers is quite unfounded. Apparently the, Darwin wharfiés were convicted without proper information being ob- tained about the matten Thc bag that contained the hams was tal- lied out of the ship and marked emp- ty by the tally clerk, who at the time of tallying was not aware that^thc hams had been consigned in same, but noting it was an empty 70 lb. sugar bag, tallied it accordingly, The tally clerk and myself inspected the bags delivered in this consignment and immediately cleared up the mat- ter. The hams were taken ever be- fore they reached Darwin and as in all cases, poor old Darwin, is asked to take the blame for all ullages. " I think in future it woud bejbetter to have facts before accusing in...
THE LIE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
THE LIE. x The following is the lie published in our contemporary, which the fig- ures , given in the Senate - by Mr. Pearce prove it to be : '.-FACTS STRANGER THAN FICTI0NÍ-When the Government decided to use Fanny Bay Gaol Pad- dock as a landing ground for aero- planes, two big trees 7 were, in the-, road and had. to be removed. The I Work was done to the satisfaction of i the Public Works Department,- but ' the poor old taxpaying public, was [ never given any idea' as to the cost. ; Here are the figures ; belated, per- haps, but interesting nevertheless. Twenty men were mployed at 5s per hour and they worked 8 hours per day. Two motor cars were hired to fake the men to and fro from Dar- win to Fanny Bay each day!; The work commenced on October 28 and finished on Nov. 13' The following figures do not include office expenses or other overhead work : ^ Cost of Removing Two Trees. Wages (20 men at £2 per day for 17 days) .. .. £680 0 0 Hire of "Motor Car for tak j £767 o o £760 o o I ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
AU communications for publication in thc "Standaard" should be ad- dressed tu thc Editor. AU business letters should be addressed to the Manager Otherwise they are liable to be overlooked. No correspon- dence can receive consideration , which is sent without the writer's name (not necessarily for pública* lion). : ' J jj
WEDDING. VAUGHAN-PEARSE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
WEDDING. VAUGHAN-PEARSE. The Methodist Church on Saturday night, the 23rd instant, was thc scene of a pretty wedding, when Alfred Frederick Vaughan was united in holy matrimony to Miss Edith Saint- ly Pearse, daughter of Mr. E. W. Pearse of this town. The bridesmaid was Miss A, Pearse, sister of the bride and Mr. H. Nelson acted as - best man for the bridegroom. The bride was prettily attired in georgette with crepe de chine and a handsome wreath and veil of orange blossoms. After the wedding ceremony the par- ty sat down to a sumptuous- supper at the residence of the bride's par- ents. After various speeches and toasts had been honored dancing and - singing were indulged in to a late' hour when the newly married couple left for their .new home.x The follow- ing were the presents to thc bride : O. Lowe, silver tea and coffee ' ser-». : vice with tray. , Mrs; Randi silver toast rack. Mr. Murray, silver eRfKMcet^^^ !McvàncLVMr^ wedding tea. ^ * " '/ . 1 Mr.' McGuire, siilver coffee po...
LLOYD GEORGE BECOMING A JESTER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
LLOYD GEORGE BECOMING '???^y:\ :^ A JESTER. > ' " ; Replying to the appeal of the An- glican -bishops ; whether N there was need for a truce in Ireland' Lloyd v George said he heartily; sympathised with the desire : to bring about a . peaceful and ' contented Ireland but denounce the Sinn Fein claim of the "Rights of Small Nations *' and de claredlthe policy of ' the Government . was just and wise. The Home Rule Act was a sensible and workmanlike method of, carrying it out.
AMERICA AND JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
VAMERICA AND JAPAN. The Secreatry pf th*e Navy in New York, said America could nöf surren- der Yap cables, even if it ; should mein wa.r with Japan.' It was: rharaiy pos- sible America would sacrifice . every principle for which it .fought in the - war by allowing1 one nation to ; con ^ trot that single spot. ^ '
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
TO CORRESPONDENTS, Etc. The " Northern Standard''j aims at 1 / being /thoroughly representative of 5 thc Northern- Territoiy and with this ' md in view welcomes correspon- 1 l' uïçe? from all outlying centres. j No matter how, opposed to our/ views free discussion is. permitted in cur columns, so long as it is not ab- usive and refers to nîattcrs of 4:encrai interest. ? ^ Any complaints in regard to, ñon - receipt of paper should be reported to . ..j af ;piicc. We will doiour best io. remedy them. We would bc grateful to our friends for iheiirl good .. ofílces with tieigii Dours. in obtaining fresh subscribers, ¿:c., and in helping to add to the power for good of the people's own newspaper. ; / ' Secretaries of thc various. Clubs and. institutions are invited to for '??d cond'eivsed' reports of proceed- ings at meetings, etc and we will be ¡»leased to, send- a representative to any important function when duly notified. .'.«. / Our telephone; number ÍSJ19, r.nd a ring up will secure...
THE REPARATIONS QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Standard — 26 April 1921
THE REPARATIONS QUES- TION. . ---... I Germany has requested President Harding to. mediate regarding the reparations to fix a stun to secure Al- lied approval. Germany agrees to abide b^y the decision of the: United States. He refused to mediate but promised to consider Geimany's pro posais and to bring them before the Allies in order \hat negotiations may speedily be resumed. ' %