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LET US END WAR! To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
LET US END WAR! &nbsp; To the Editor. Sir,-"If we do not end war, war will end us," wrote Lord Kryce the other day, and the pithy saying may be an awful truth, because war as it is waged in these days is an immeasur- ably more murderous and devastating and disturbing thing than it was in the days of our fathers. The killed and disabled in this war amount to the ex- termination of the English people in, say, the times of the Tudors or are the equivalent in number of any one of sev- eral of the smaller European nations. The unborn, an English statistical au- thority has stated, probably are double the killed and disabled. So has life &nbsp; been sacrificed. And the suffering could not be expressed in figures or words. Yet we have no guarantee that we have seen the worst of war. Let war abide among the tolerated evils, and we may have conflicts in the fu- ture which will so far exceed the strug- gle of 1914-18 as to place it out of comparison, as all the old wars have &...
SMILES [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
SMILES &nbsp; A Detroit judge ruled the other day that a married man has a right to go down town two nights each week. lt is understood that shortly after the judge arrived home that evening tho ruling was reversed. Mr. Roosevelt is evidently no believer in the idea that this is a war to end war. "When peace comes," he said the other day, "we must remain so prepared that no country will dare to took cross-eyed at us." Prince Frederick of Hesse will only accept the Finnish crown if the people really want him. In fact, he prefers to be a king in Hesse rather than in posse. lt is estimated that since April 6, 1917, 483,000 poems have been written bearing the line "sadder and wiser" to rhyme with "Kaiser." Two negroes were discussing the pos- sibilities of being drafted. "Tain't gwine do 'em any good to pick on me," said Lemuel, sulkily. "Ah certainly ain't gwine do any fightin'. Ah ain't lost nothin' oveh in France. Ah ain't got any quarrel with a-n-y-body, and &nbsp; U...
The Advocate. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL SATURDAY, JANUARY ll, 1919. HOMAGE TO THE NURSES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
The Advocate. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1919. HOMAGE TO THE NURSES. When the history of this greatest of all wars comes to be written in calm perspective by the historian, nothing will stand out with more deserved pro- minence than the silent heroism of the women who shared its worst dangers and eased its awful sufferings. When the call came, this very noble band of women as nurses of the Red Cross answered it. In the motherland, and in each of the Dominions, with tender, womanly feeling, casting off all con- ventional restraint and moved by self- sacrificing love, they cheerfully enrolled and they went forth. They sought no reward; they asked only for the means to aid them in ministering to the wounded and the stricken. What man- ner of women they were, one and all of them, we know - Edith Cavell was the mark and symbol of them all. In the opening weeks of the struggle they appealed for the means wherewith to begin and continue their heroic work. "No heart in the Bri...
NORTH-WESTERN NEWS ULVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
NORTH-WESTERN NEWS ULVERSTONE. Visiting Contest Band. - The Bur- nie Champion Contest Band will visit Ulverstone to-morrow (Sunday). It will parade at 2.30. and a concert will be given at the beach. A concert will also be given at 8 p.m. at the Recreation Ground. Come and hear a musical treat.* Catholic Church, to-morrow.- Ulver- stone, 9 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.; Forth, ll a.m.*
WEST PINE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
WEST PINE. &nbsp; &nbsp; Presbyterian Church.-Anniversary Services were held here last Sunday, Rev. H. L. Balcke preaching after- noon and evening to good congrega- tions. Prizes were distributed in the afternoon to scholars in the Sun- day School, and special singing con- ducted by Mr. F. H. Fielding was rendered during the day. Misses Plapp and Owens were organists. On Wednesday the tea and concert up- held their far-famed reputation, the tables presenting a feast of beauty, both as regards floral decorations and more substantial viands, the concert also being of high-class order. Selec- tions on piano and 'cello rendered by Mr. and Mrs. Robinson, of King Is- land, were amongst the gems of the evening. Solos and duets were also given by Misses Mainwaring, Lade, and Owen, Messrs. Byard (encored), Stuart, and C. Von Bibra. Misses Lade and Owens and Mr. Robinson ac- ted ns accompanists for the evening. Combined proceeds were about £18.
PENCUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
PENGUIN. Musical.-Miss E. Lade, A.L.C.M., teacher of the pianoforte, will com- mence tuition at Mrs. Fooks' studio on February 3. Intending pupils can for the present communicate with Miss Lade at Thirlstane. Tenders for Fencing. - The council to-day invites tenders for 70 chains of post and rail fencing through Von Bibra's.
A SENSATIONAL ENCOUNTER SHOTS FIRED IN. THE STREET. ARREST OF A LABORER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
A SENSATIONAL ENCOUNTER SHOTS FIRED IN THE STREET. ARREST OF A LABORER. BUNDABERG (Q.).- A sensational occurrence took place at the office of &nbsp; F. R. Brand, labor agent, as the re- &nbsp; sult of which Patrick M'Kenna, 54, &nbsp; ploughman, was arrested and now awaits his trial on a charge of shoot- ing with intent. It appears that &nbsp; M'Kenna, who has been working in &nbsp; &nbsp; the district for the past three or four &nbsp; years, and has been given jobs on &nbsp; &nbsp; different plantations, including Fairy- &nbsp; &nbsp; mead, by Brand, was in the latter's &nbsp; office looking for work. He was told there was none, and went off. He &nbsp; came back again when Brand's part- &nbsp; ner, Mr. Neilson, had gone to lunch. Opening the office door, he presented &nbsp; himself to Brand and again inquired if there were any work for him. Brand replied there was...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
ROLL OF HONOR. McPHERSON. — Officially reported died at sea on December 24, 1918, Her- bert A., Major, 12th Battalion, in the 29th year of his age, after over four years' service, eldest son of A. M'Pherson, of Sprent. He answered the call of sacrifice. DEATH. HARRIS. — At the Devon Hospital, Latrobe, on January 8, 1918, Albert James Harris, beloved husband of Ada Harris, Smithton, aged 37 years. FUNERAL NOTICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; HORSHAM. — The funeral of the late Arthur Horsham will leave the resi- &nbsp; dence of his brother, Mr. Thos. Hor- sham, Queen street, Ulverstone, at 3 p.m. this day for Holy Trinity Church. Friends will please accept &nbsp; this intimation. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THANKS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; I desire to express my sincere thanks to the Secretary and Members of Mistletoe Lodge, No. 3, U.A.O.D., &nbsp; for the prompt payment of funer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
THE TASMANIAN RED BOOK, ALMANAC Price, Four Shillings and 6d. Postage, 4d. WILL BE READY ON JANUARY 10. THE SIXPENNY BOOK ALMANAC. THE SHEET ALMANAC. Fourpence. NOW READY. THE CHURCHMAN'S ALMANAC. 3d, 4d, and 1/ each DIARIES FOR THE OFFICE. DIARIES FOR THE POCKET. A. W. BICHALL & SONS. 118 BRISBANE STREET LAUNCESTON. A REPUTATION FOUNDED ON QUALITY OUR SUITS ARE ALWAYS PROPERLY MADE IN EVERY DETAIL, and the MATERIAL IS ONLY OF THE BEST PROCURABLE. You will get true value with us. This applies to all our HABERDASHERY as well as our TAILORING DEPARTMENT. MAY WE HAVE THE PLEASURE OF A VISIT FROM YOU. COX AND WEBB, LTD., NEXT "ADVOCATE" OFFICE, ROOKE STREET, DEVONPORT. &nbsp; &nbsp;
STATE'S DEBTS SIR ELLIOTT LEWIS' PLANS. REDUCTION" OF £327,473. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
STATE'S DEBTS SIR ELLIOTT LEWIS PLANS. REDUCTION" OF £327,473. HOBART, Friday. - Sir Elliott Lewis to-day informed "The Advo- cate's" Hobart representative that he had made considerable progress since the beginning of the year in the comb- ing out of proposals he had outlined in his financial statement last session for the reduction of the public debt of the State. He added: "The sum of £32,483 held by the &nbsp; Commonwealth Bank, and represent- ing a portion of the assets held over by that bank when the business of the State Savings Bank was transferred to it in 1912, has been absolutely re- deemed by monies received from the Commissioner of the Public Debts Sinking Fund, and a further sum of £5175, representing a special sinking &nbsp; fund has been invested at fixed deposit &nbsp; &nbsp; with the Commonwealth Bank for equivalent sums. Local inscribed stock to the amount of £343,330 held by the Commissioners of thc Public Debt Sinking Fund, and rep...
RAIN MAKING THHE BALSILLIE EXPERIMENTS. CAN THEY BE JUSTIFIED? [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
THE BALSILLIE EXPERIMENTS. CAN THEY BE JUSTIFIED? The meteorological experts of the older world are not disposed to give much credence to the fanciful claims that have been made from time to time on behalf of the Balsillie rain-making invention, on which the Commonwealth Government has been squandering the taxpayers' money for several years past. A cable message published in "The Advocate" this week indicated that British meteorologists regard such inventions as "humbug" and unless some tangible result is shown in the inmmediate future the people of Austra- lia, if they have not already done so, will endorse that view. The Balsillie invention was first tried under the aegis of the Commonwealth Government at Bookaloo, 52 miles from Port Augusta. In July, 1917, the Gov- ernment decided to purchase two more stations at a cost of £400 each, with an annual maintenance charge of £400. In the estimates for 1918-19 a sum of £400 is set down, and the actual ex- penditure on account of the ex...
"PROHIBITION WITH COMPENSATION" To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
PROHIBITION WITH COMPENSA- TION" &nbsp; To the Editor. Sir,-The letter of "A Square &nbsp; Deal" in "The Advocate" of Janu- ary 8, deserves the careful attention of the Australian, and particularly of &nbsp; the Tasmanian public. Coming on &nbsp; the top of your report of the Ulver- stone drowning fatality, it greatly &nbsp; strengthens the case for prohibition &nbsp; with compensation. The Ulverstone &nbsp; case is that of a returned soldier. He exiled himself from wife and home, and fought for the Empire. He help- ed to win fame for Australia, and was spared to return.' One afternoon he &nbsp; is supplied with at least five drinks and a bottle of beer. The last person to see him alive says he was "very much under,the influence of liquor" &nbsp; at 8 p.m. He is determined to get home. After abnormally stimula- ting the heart's action with alcohol, he undertakes prolonged immersion in cold with violent exertion....
CIRCULAR HEAD COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
CIRCULAR HEAD COUNCIL The monthly meeting of the Circu- lar Head Municipal Council was held at Stanley yesterday. Present:-Crs. ' W. J. Waters (Warden), H. G. Spi- cer, J. Grubb, H. F. Ford, A. J. Boys, G. Davis, A. Beattie, L. Brooks, &nbsp; S. Moore, C. F. King, and C. C. Smith, An apology was received from Cr. Wil- kins. Warden's report. &nbsp; The Warden reported that his trip to Hobart with Mr. Laughton in con- nection with the Myalla railway ex- tension had been successful. The &nbsp; cemetery and sanitary committees had met during the mouth, but he regret- ted that the committee regarding the supervision of roads had not met. Some action in this latter matter should be, taken at that meeting. Trowutta Hall. - | &nbsp; Cr. -Beattie asked what was the ex- &nbsp; act position in regard to the Trowutta Hall, as-residents thought that there, was undue delay in the matter. &nbsp; The Warden said that there were' &nbsp; certain...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
NOTICES. NOTICE. - Having disposed of my bakery business to Mr. C. R. Williams, all accounts owing to me must be paid on or before Wednesday, January 22, otherwise they will be handed to my solicitor to collect. HERBERT SYMES, Excelsior Bakery, Sheffield. N O T I C E. Owing to increased postage and other expenses, no accounts will be &nbsp; rendered in future except the invoice sent with goods I would remind clients that my terms are cash, and when fruit, etc., is forwarded in response to orders I ex- pect prompt payment. All outstanding accounts for the past year will be handed in for collec- tion on February 1 without further notice, unless otherwise arranged for. BURNIE MART. R. W. WINSPEAR, Proprietor. COMMONWEALTH OF AUS- TRALIA. &nbsp; &nbsp; UNIVERSAL OBLIGATION In respect to NAVAL OR MILITARY TRAINING. NOTICE OF REGISTRATION. Under Section 142 of the Defence Act all Male Inhabitants of Australia, who are British subjects, and have resided therein for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
DRAKE'S CARRAGHEEN for Coughs and Colds. A dose relieves; a bottle cures.-(Advt.). POPULAR CASH COLUMN. Only PREPAID Advertisements are inserted in this column, and at the following rates: 14 words (not exceeding 3 lines) 0 6 (Six advt, for 2/0.) 20 words (not exceeding 4 lines) 1 0 25 words (not exceeding 5 lines) 1 6 SPECIAL NOTICE. Advertisements relating to recognis- ed sporting fixtures and theatrical and concert - announcements will not, un- der any circumstances, be inserted in this column. A-BE fashionable and have your &nbsp; vehicle renovated at Lawson and &nbsp; Luck's, coachbuilders, Devonport. A-JINKERS painted from £2, bug- gies from £3, and motor cars &nbsp; from £6 at Lawson and Luck's, Dpt, A SERIAL in which every player faces death 100 times-'The &nbsp; Fighting Trail." A GIRL'S leap from the saddle as her horse plunges over a preci- pice.-"The Fighting Trail." A CHALLENGE, a flash, a leap See- Vitagraph's thunderbolt screen serial, ...
AUSTRALIAN PRISONERS IN GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
AUSTRALIAN PRISONERS IN GERMANY. LONDON. Thursday. — The total number of Australian prisoners in Germany was 3401, of whom 300, most- ly wounded and invalids, were repatri- ated before the armistice was signed. Since then, 83 officers and 1733 other ranks have passed through Ripon &nbsp; camp, and a considerable number have gono through Dover. &nbsp; &nbsp;
DEMONSTRATIONH AT FOLKESTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
DEMONSTRATION AT FOLKE- STONE. &nbsp; LONDON, Thursday - "Lloyd's" &nbsp; and the "Sunday News" say that men whose leave had expired demonstrat- ed outside the Folkestone Town Hall against slow demobilisation and com- &nbsp; plained that some of them had been &nbsp; detained there for five davs, despite &nbsp; their application for demobilisat'on. The soldiers were quite peaceful in their protest, and after the Mayor's and town Commandant's appeals re- turned to the rest camps.
FATE OF NATIONS. DR. WILSON BROADENING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 13 January 1919
FATE OF NATIONS. . DR. WILSON BROADENING. ' NEW YORK, Saturday.-Tho corre spondent in Paris of tho New York "Evening Post" says:-"It would not be surprising io find Dr. Wilson sym pathising with Italian aspirations in tho tho Adriatic Sea, hecauso there is evidence that Liberalism is growing in Italy, and that there is less danger of a misuse of power there than Am ericans Inno usually been lcd to be lieve."