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METAL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
METAL MARKET. MELBOURNE, JLFriday.-Quotations on tho metal market to-day inclu ded: Copper, standard, spot, £92; do., three months, £87; electrolytic. £104. Lead.-Soft, foreign, spot, £40; do., forward, £35. . Spelter.-Spot, £56; .do., forward, £48 Tin.-Standard, spot, £265/5/; do., tlireo months, £237/15/. ? ? r. Silver.-Standard, 4/0 7-16.
POTATOES AND FRUIT. A QUEENSLAND WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
POTATOES ANO FRUIT. ' A QUEENSLAND WARNING. Potato and vegetable growers and shippers havo been taking advantage of tho lúgh prices ruling in tho Uris- I bane market in consequence of tho ) drought. The Queensland Department o Agrienltnre reports that there has been a tendency to forward interior and diseased potatoes, and that all such consignments have been stopped, grow ers are warned to Le very careful in this matter, as the department is de termined to take drastic action if ne cessary.
NEW ENCLAND PROSPECTS. DRY YEAR AND RABBITS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
NEW ENCLAND PROSPECTS. DRY YEAR AND RABBITS. GLKN INNES (N.S.W.).-The past yoar was ono of the driest on record, the total fall for the year being 2063 points, or 1150 points below thc aver age. In the past ll months 1355 points were registered, 707 points hav ing fallen in January. Notwithstand ing this fact, the position is not as bad as might be expected, although the out look is not at all reassuring. After a very severe winter some good showers relieved the situation in tho spring, promoting a good shoot in grass, and .assisting the crops. The subsequent (excessive heat has had a disastrous ef 'fect, for many of the crops will bo al most complete failures, and in places that have not been visited by storms pasture has practically disappeared. There have been heavy losses .of stock, this being particularly hard on tho small man. One owner lost over 1000 sheep out of SOOO. Tho mortality among cattle has also been heavy. Pastoralists are now hein^ confront ed with the gravo proble...
MINING C. J. WEEDON AND CO., LTD., SHAREBROKERS, St. Andrew's Chambers, 32 St. John Street, LAUNCESTON. (Finn Represented on Stock Eichaiipe.) [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
C. J. WEEDON AND CO., LTD., SHAJIEBROKERS, ? St. Andrew's Chambers, 32 St. John Street, LAUNCESTON. (Finn Represented on Stock Eichaiipe.) Agents throughout the Commonwealth. . Inquiries I'romptly Attended To. Telegram: "Weedon Co., Launceston. .
SHIPMENT OF ORE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
. SHIPMENT OF ORE, The ss Taviuni left Burnie yesterday with 215 tons of ore for Newcastle. Details :- &lt;: ? ~~Mine._ _Bags. Tons Magnet c'tes.,i. 351 . 22 Magnet. . : 915 52 North Mt. Farrell ... ... 340 17 Various .;. . ... ... 2250 120 Mt. Jasper. ... -! ... .75 4 ToTals. 3971 215
NORTH-WESTERN NEWS RAILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
NORTH-WESTERN NEWS RAILTON. Fire.-A narrow escape from a dis astrous fire occurred at fllenkhorn's large lime and manure works and saw mills at Kindalin, near Railton, on Thursday afternoon! From what can bo gathered, some sparks , from a fire near by set fire to a building near to the limo kilns, this extending the fire to the large five-storied manure fac tory Oh the one side and tho sawmill Oh tho other, and it was only by al most superhuman efforts on thc part of ¡tho proprietor and others engaged at j tho works that the whole of the build ings and plant, including several en gines, also heavy stocks of sawn tim ber, were not totally destroyed. Tho situation was such that in order to save the main buildings and plaritvit was necessary'to leave thc lesser build ing to ita fate. Tho loss of tho build ing will be a serious inconvenience but when compared with what would have been the result had not tho fire .been overcome tho loss is infinitesimal.
[?] FOR TOUTTOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
clor) FOR Torrrors. Illili! a poor lot to hoot in 1 Handicap, hut ho did it ng a (mod load all tho way. n ireful sort of gelding, [sonna is getting him into looks well and «com« hound a groat deal. There i« -hy about him. He is by ll Pretty Private, hv Ches e Xell O;vnno. by Mozart 'l'en, liv Pt. .Albans from hy Peter Wilkins, and e after hW dam's tribe. He Mr. IT. Lane, of Devon Mr. C. Lowe, of Hobart. :"MIO bumping before the i. iv; alleged that J. Watts, . a stable mate of the win ni]; Po action. It would -tlipid on the part, of Watts fepipled to stop the others rr'-t nf Tnnttons. as the lar vl! out in front, with the
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
[ANISE" INFLUENZA. Bon, in July, tho death-rate lienza roso from 4 per weeli to 267, owing to tho visi I "Spanish'1 influenza. This rgely avoided hy carrying a fíyal's Lasacolds about with n tablet taken in timo will cheek an attack of influ fbey aro no trouble to have th you. A box comfortably our vest pocket. a medicine chest in vest |pacity. Concentrated, Efficient. |AI;S LAXACOLDS. IYICC, 1/0. blXON. Wvnvard. I'lCEn. Burnie. I0LL1NS, Ulverstone.
LATROBE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
LATROBE. Court of General Sessions.-The an nual meeting of J.'sP. was held yes terday morning, when there were pre scht jfessrs. A. Boatwright (chairman), H. Murray, H. Beresford, H. Biggins, J. B. Hainsworth, J. G. Matthews, F. Richards, T. H. Cutts, and Colonel Smith. The chairman slated that tho Only business before him was the election of a chairman and deputy chairman for the ensuing year. On the motion of Messrs. Murray and Beresford, Mr. lloatw-right was re elected to the . position of chairman, and Mr. Murray, on the motion of Messrs.. Richards and Beresford, was re-elected deputy-chairman. Both gentlemen briefly thanked members for the honor. ? It was decided that a ros ter of appointments for 1919 be drawn 'up and printed, as has been the cus |tom for a number of years past. Billiard Licenses.-Messrs. A. Boat wright and IT. Murray, J.'sP., occu pied the Bench yesterday morning,' when applications were received from Messrs. J. T. Lucas (Latrobe Hotel), K. Tuthill (Retreat H...
EMINENT AT LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
ifs EMINENT AT LAST. In'mc contested tlie Maiden uc l I'nieli.ink, wini cleared ja- always in iriint, and liad ' iii i i-ivolv at t!ie end. G.H. Ll way limU third, lint lie is 'improve. After this Krne '.'II liai-k to M'lhmirne at any Wi. Law should lio convinced ii' lie is net iiKiili Rood even dd Master made a first np aii.i carried a Rood deal pf crrcen one. Looks will lie ii Tl. M'Kenna does not H I! jumper out. of this Auriim ,;'it lie will take some "mak Old Oeorpe Gunn went well lil", lint soon tired. Miss j has run two or throe fair r liiirillest, and she is well just fe trains on the. course, so no rw tho obstacles, and she jumped in dashing Btyle. Everyone was pleased to see Mr. J. H. Stanton get a winning turn at last.
SOJOURN SCORES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
SOJOURN SCORES. Take Wattuwarri, Sojourn, who has also boen in Tasmania n considerable time, won bis first rare here whéii he captured the sprint.. Mr. Sim was not fancied un tho hard going after his trainer saw .the track, and this made the race look all tho better for So journ, as Jati has not been doing much work lately, but spurted well at Mowbray a few days before. Sojourn, now ho is pretty well, is smart over five furlongs, but he just got home from Mr. Sim. Sojourn was stopping at the end. Mr. Sim ran a peculiar race. Ho tailed off so far at first that his chance looked hopeless, buî in the straight bo came fast and almost caught Sojourn.
WATTUWARRI'S FIRST SUCCESS IN TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
WATTÜWARRI'S FIRST SUCCESS | i Ri TASMANIA-. - . ATattuwsrri, Tnntorncy and Chester Queen stood cut in thc betting on the open steeple, and they filled the places and besides rca clean away from the ruck, YVattuwarri ran so well at ; Lnur.rcston that ho looked liko beating tho Devonport field. Ho is always on tho light side, but C. M'Kenna ? ha3 him well, and moro muscular than ho has ever bsen since reaching Tasmania. Ho was in front practically all tha way, and had Tantorney scratching ail tho time, but the latter could never (ret to him. Watuwarri never looked liko bein}; beaten, whilo Chester Onccn, even though he was a good third most of the way, never looked like winning. Wnttuwarri has not been much good up to the present, hut ho is a. Carbinier,.anti how 1». M'Kenna has tgoi him wcli he may go on im nrot'iiig. tintan disappointed after his Longford run, hut the fall and the hard going there had affected him. He i got a Ind start at Devonport, but I never showed any pace, and...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
O ESTERAL. TW rilway arrangements for tlio De vonport meeting never improve. On Ç-it onlay night tile loading of horses nt Spreyton too!; n considerable time, nnd the east-hmmd train did not leave fntil a ouarter to eight. The result was that Launceston passengers did not reach home until about one o'clock on Sur.day morning. Karlsiine has been nominated for the Newmarket; the owner has not yet any serious idea of running her, but she has been put in on the off-chance that she may do something exceptional at the Clip carnival. In any case she is likely to go to Melbourne to be raced later on. Tlie Sydney performer Ardrossan is expected ot Hobart this week, having been purchased by Mr. P. J. Power. Ile will be a champion in Tasmanian company. He has been let down light ly in the weights for thc Elwick meet ing to-dav. Torpaz was feeling thc effects of his holiday racing and fall at Longford, so was not started at Devonport. He will be given a chance to freshen up for the Cup steeples...
DEVONPORT TROTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
DEVONPORT TROTS. , , Tbc two trots on Saturday attractor Rood fields and speculation. In tin second division there wero somo prom ising sorts that should bo heard o later on. Two smart-looking pacers it Calder Dells and Westwood, off th( front,, were well backed, but thej showed no pace to speak of in the race Neither did Lord Delmont, who was in the market. Direct, from near thc I front, besan very smartly in the hands of the crack trotting horseman, J. I Moriarty, and the lead ho gained en abled him to win. though old Dandy caught him at thc turn, but broke. Direct, who comes from Cressy, has shown signs of pace previously, but he breaks badlv. and it is pretty safe to say he would not have won but for J. Moriarty. It is hard to say just how much he is worth to a horse amongst our riders. Trotters rarely break with him, and when they do he does not lose much ground, as was the case with Direct. Tho winner went about 2.48 from practically a 2.59 mark. There was good class in the fi...
TIRED OF SOLDIERING SOLDIERS INVADE DOWNING STREET GENERAL ROBERTSON SUMMONED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
TIRED OF SOLDIERING SOLDIERS INVADE DOWNING STREET GENERAL ROBERTSON SUM MONED. . LOXDOX, Thursday. - Abouí 40Ù0 men ofthe A.S.C. at Park Hoya! waited in deputation on the General in Command, demanding immediate demobilisation, and an assurance tba. they would not bc sent to Russia. Tho General said that ,they would b demobilised at thc earliest possible mc meut and those having work would b demobilised in n day or two, but re garding Russia they must obey ord ers. The men were dissatisfied wit! the reply, and refused to go on duty Instead they marched in a body tc Downing Street. Staff. Officers ming led with the men, urging them to re turn to the depot. Eventually an of licial at the Premier's residence askec the men to proceed to thc Horse Guards, where they formed in a hoi low square, and promptly obeyed tin order to stand nt attention. General Fielding and several gen erals met tho men. Meanwhile, thc gates of the Horse Guards were closer1 mid a strong force of m nun ted police...
MINE SWEEPERS DISCONTENTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
.MINE SWEEPERS DISCON TENTED. ! I.OXDOX, Thursday. - Discontent [among the crews of the mine Steep lers reached n climax on Friday, when some refused to put to sea, declaring that their remuneration was utterly inadequate in view of the risks invol ved and the bip; nrofits made by the trawlers, from which the crews are largely drawn. The authorities temporarily settled the dispute, offering a bonus of £2 weeklv. but some of the crews are still dissatisfied. |
LIKE DUMB ANIMALS EXHAUSTED BRITISH PRISONERS WHAT MANGIN FOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
LIKE DUMB ANIMALS j EXHAUSTED BRITISH PRISONERS WHAT JIAXGÏX FOÜXD. I PATHS, Thursdnv.-General Man- j (gin, commanding the French at May-! ence, heard that 300 released British prisoners, some miles within Germany, | who were travelling towards the Rh'ne. had broken down through ex haustion. General Mangin sent an ambulance with a white flag, and found the men in a deplorable condition, lying on thc roads, demoralised, like dumb ani mals. The German authorities and civilians were giving no help.
REMEMBER THIS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
REMEMBER THIS. If new boots will not polish, rub them over with half a lomon and leave until thoroughly dry. Repeat once or twice if necessary. Dissolve a lump of soda in a little hot water, and add it to the blue wat er. This prevents tho blue from settling in the clothes, and makc3 them beautifully white. A baby's bottle ought never to bo washed with soap, but thc moment it is empty it should be washed in cold w.ater, then filled with a weak solution of boric acid. To extinguish a chimney which has caught fire, take a large handful of sulphur and throw it into tho fire. Wien tho' sulphurous fumes ascend they will at once put out tho confla gration. After washing bair bmshes in soda and water they should be Jield under a cold water tap. This hardens tho bristles, and makes them last much longer than if they were just rinsed in warm water. To remove paint from a dress taite a camel-hair brushy dip thc point of it in turpentine, and just damp the stained parts. Let tho garment dry, a...