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NORTH-WESTERN CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
- NORTH-WESTERN CROPS. LIENA;-Thé -weather continues dry with high S.W. winds. Rain js badly needed. All vegetation is getting dry and parched. Very few turnips aro sown yet, the ground being too dry for germination. Bay cutting has started.' Fruit is very scarce this, season. Even small fruits aro not so plentiful as usual, and thoso who possess any find ready sale for any surplus they have. KIMBERLEY. - Grain cutting has been the. principal work of the farm- ? . ers for . the last fortnight j some very , good, crops' weroto be seen. Rain would do tho potatoes a lot of,good. Pea ..cutting has ' commenced, .' and' " thpre aro somo nico crops this year. FORTH.-A very busy time is beins experienced at-tho present time by the farmers of tho district, harvesting be ing in full swing. Most of the farmers havo already cut their grain and pea crops, and aro getting ready for the cha ff cut tors and threshing machines. The gram crops, generally speaking, aro very_, good; but tho dry weather...
THE STATE AND THE RABBIT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
THE STATE AND THE RABBIT. MANILLA (X.S.W.).-A .meeting of . the local branch of thc Farmers and Settlers' Association " resolved that tho time had arrived when the; Gov,-, ernment should make the rabbit pest a national question, also f hat tho whole influence of'tho Fanners and Settlers' Association bo brought to hear to bring this about, and that tho Gra ziers' Association and tho Primary Producers' Union be asked to co-oper ate, . _
UNIVERSITY EXHIBITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
UNIVERSITY EXHIBITIONS. Tlie . following names, in order of merit, of candidates qualified for ex hibitions:- " . \. Harold Thorne, Stiito Hiigh School, Launceston. 2. IRobort Henry Hadley,Hutchins School Hobart! Hugh Colin "Webster, Hutchins I Scho'l, Hobart 4. John Douglas Llovd Hood, Stato OSgh School, Hobart." , 5. Melbourne « Lloyd ¡Lawson, State ' High.School, Launceston.- - ? G. Uack Eric Daymond, State High, j School, Lannceston. . IWilliam Elwin Rose, State High, I Sehen!, Launceston. I Any Amt:- Pollock Williams, Col ¡ logiafn School. Hobart. 9. Vert Alice .Täcksen. Int. State H. School, Devonport.
EMPLOYMENT FOR RETURNED SOLDIERS NEW PROPOSAL SUPPLYING MONEY FOR LOCAL WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
EMPLOYMENT FOR RETURNED SOLDIERS NEW PROPOSAL SUPPLYING MONEY FOR LOCAL WORKS. The State Premier (Hon. W. H. Lee) forwarded to yesterday's meet ing- of the Devonport Council a letter from tho Acting Primo Minister (Hon. W. A. Watt) regarding cmpolyment for returned soldiers. The Primo Min ister said that with the conclusion of peace and thc return of tho hiiain .army, probably within^ the next 15 months, it was essential that further 'steps be taken to provide suitable ?avenues of employment for tho men as thoy arrived. The Minister for Repa triation suggested "reservo employ ment," in which the men might bo engaged pending their absorption into normal industry, and as part of this écheme,' it was suggested that the Commonwealth should advanco money through the State Governments to the local governing bodies to finance such works aa the local authorities cared to undertake with the labor of returned soldiers, lt was also suggested that tho State guarantee rcpayment of the money so a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
PILLS FOR THE TROOPS. 10,000 BOTTLES DR, MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS ACCEPTED BY MILITARY AUTHORITIES. In the &lt;;arly months of the war 10,000 bottles of Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills were offered and accepted Hy the military authorities for uso by ihe Expeditionary Forces. From let ters received from Egypt and other idriess, tho gift of these pills was highly appreciated by the men. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills aro just the thing required by tho men to keep their system in order. No other sin gle thing is so important to tho sol dier as tho condition of bia digestion, which, if not working properly, makes him a weakness instead of a sourco of strength to the army. BUSINESS NOTICES. A Smart Washing Si luit IS ta Absolute Necessity darin» the hot weather if you would enjoy coolness and t comfort. The discomforts of wearing weighty clothing are entirely unnecesiary. when for Freight 30/- Paid you can obtain a well tailored, correctly fit. ting suit, entirely in keeping with y...
WARATAH METHODIST CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
WARATAH METHODIST CHURCH Tlie quarterly mectiug of the Wara tah Methodist Church iras held on Tuesday, tlie minister (Rev. N. C. Graham) being in the chair. Mr. F. Harros and Mrs. R. Smith wero pre sent for the first time, nnd were heartily welcomed by tho chairman. After the reading of tho -financial statement, which was considered very good, an interesting discussion took place on the work of God in the church. It was unanimously deci ded to invite tho Rev. W. E. Jen-! nings, of Zeehan, to conduct the' church anniversary service on Febru ary 2. It was with regret that the' meeting received tho resignation of j Mr. C. Trcwnrthen, who filled several positions in tho church. The election of officers for the ensuing year result ed:-Circuit stewards, senior, Mr. S. Hooker ; junior, Mr. R. Smith j society stewards, senior, Mr. J. Martin; jun ior, Mr. F. Hnrrex; poor&lt; steward, Mr. T. Williams; congregational re presentative, Mr. H. Mitchell and Mr. J. Stevens. Tlie chairman re...
HUN HOPES OF LAST SPRING FOUNDED ON SUBMARINE EXPLOITS. INTERESTING HERTLLNG INTERVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
nil HOPES OF LAST SPRÍNtí FOUNDED Oft SUBMARINE EXPLOITS. INTERESTING HERTLLNG INTER-' VIEW. I PARIS, Saturday. -The "Matin" publishes a very interesting internen' which Count Hcrtlin», ono time Ger man Chancellor, gave just before he died. He said tliat Germany retained friendly sentiments towards the cx , Kaiser, but that would not influence political evolution. Every German be 'licved that victory would be secured by the end of 1917. This belief was .based on the prospects of submarine 'successes. He felt convinced last July that the Entente would sue for peace boforo September. The German In telligence Department predicted grave events in the Entente countries, par ticularly in France. These reasons in duced the High Command to continue the bombardment of Paris, despite thc Government's advice to the contrary. The confidence was continued till July I5.~r-By.'Jtily-lS "cveh*~thc optimists knew that all was lost.
MARINE ACTIVITY BIG DROP IN FREIGHTS LIKELY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
I MARINE ACTIVITY m DROI' IX liîKIGflTS LIKELY. !,UMHIN, Saturday .- li is proposed ?i -MIIII- pearl shell sales in May, ami ¡1er il .-applies are available . t i» expected thai the shipping coti will .?.hurlly lie considerably re >.l. ivlea-ing much tonnage for or jry trade. An carly and large re tion .ii freights is probable. lt is er-Med that shipowners will now penen.'.-d ai sell steamers fifteen fs old OH the basis nf U" per toll, i Cnvoiniari.t has seid Belgium ten Illari! steamers and two wooden els for ever lLV¥f),0OO.
FEDERAL CONFERENCE FINANCE AND REPATRIATION THE PER CAPITA GRANT TO STATES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
FEDERAL CONFERENCE FINANCE AND REPATRIATION THE PEn CAPITA GRANT TO STATES. MEUOl'ftXE, Monday. - In,addi iun lo llie important question whether Ju» per rápita grant of 2.3/ per head rom tile Oiiimuiiwealth to the States ¡ io te continued on the present basis, l:e loii'erence of Ministcis from vari i:.. .States «hieb «ill meet in Mei um;- on Wednesday, January 22, and i llie Mil:M'i[iient two or three days, il!, it is thought, discuss other finaii III nue-tiens. These will include that Î burrowing mulley, and a further cf irt will bc made to persuade N'.S. "ales lu l'unie into line with the other taus, MI that all may do their bpr ming through the Commonwealth. li lias hern suggested that it would ! fitting fur Mr. Watt, Acting Primo ünister, to enter into os full a dis i-sion as nuisible with the States rc irditig tho iptestion uf repatriation, it tin' Acting Primp Minister lias ng ngo seen thc need for this, ns e main object of railing tho various mister of Lands together is to di...
GOOD EFFECTS OF TRAINING WORK OF DEFERRED BATTALIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
HOD EFFECTS OF TRAINING j fflüüK OF IMU-KUTlEl) BAT UT TALIONS. t.llOrii.Vi:. Monday. _ In the tint tl»1 time has arrived for a to normal conditions, details nf arlie 1 mit hy deferrod hnttal r the trialling of recruits, whose ie was nut quito up to rerjuire wi-re mad.' available to-dav by r I'earee. Minist, r of Defence, i :hout Australia .".19 men were ne in!' lhe-e units, and iii.") of ii re made fit liv training. There tilt men still in training when the
DEVONPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
DEVONPORT. The 'Weather^ - Yesterday roornin¡ fräs dull, with every prospect of ai immediate downpour, but it- clcarae Up, resulting merely in unpleasant gusty .weather. The. conditions Wen unsettled, Jiowcver, niid thêro v/trc prosp'eÊt's bf much-needed rain. Sn fai thero have been only six points tbi; month. Inter-State Steamer.-The ss Boto malians, which is still doiilg illrci trips per week between Melbourne am tho Coast, left tho Victorian capital a noon yesterday with 219 passangers.fo Burnie and Devonport. Sho is dui herc between 8 ami 9 o'clock thi morning, and discharges 17 'tons o: cargo.. The return trip will ta!« placo for Melbourne direct, ' and, ai usual, there is heavy booking. Public Conveniences.-At yesterday's meeting of thc council, a letter was read from the secretary oT the Tonr ' ¡St and Itnprovvmont Association (Mr. 'A. J. Stokes) requesting, on behalf of the association, that public conveni ences bo provided at Victoria Park, land calling attention to the "ii...
ULVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
ULVERSTONE. Blackberries-Cr. A. D. W. Tong enjoys the reputation of being one o the most candid of councillors. Strim, to defend himself when ho consider his causo is just, nt thc samo timo h may be relied upon to ncknoniedg himself wrong when the evidenco i sírong in the opp^'cito direction: O Saturday last fit tho council table, dur ing tho progress of a discussion upo; tho recuring subject of blackberry di siruction,' while other councillors wer expounding theories as to the bes means for ridding the country of thf enemy of tho Tasmanian farmer, Ci Tongs acknowledged that tho Motto councillors «oro undoubtedly grca offenders in this direction, as so fa they had dono nothing toward th great enterprise. However, there i bone, in the future, as it is nut pos sible for anyouo to see the ndvnuciu; -monaco witflout offering strenuous op position, «nd it'is probablo that wboi Motton councillors do fight tho pest i will bo to some purpose. Strait Trader. - Sinco thc stearne Uillmeads was...
BURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
BURNIE. IAthletic Chih.-Mr. S. Bird presided over a well-attended nicotine; of_ tho . Burnie Athletic Chili in tho Committee j Room, Town Hall Buildings, last night. The secretary (Mr. G. C. Huxley) pre sented a rough financial statement in connection with the New Year's Hay carnival, which showed a credit balance of between £40 and £50. Mcm , hers expressed pleasure at this satis I factory state of affairs. "Jumbo" i Wells appealed against his disqualifica tion for three months for foul rilling, but as tho appeal was not accompan ied by the necessary fee it was not con sidered. The usual accounts were pass ed for payment. Racing Club. - A meeting of tho Emu Raring Club was held in tho Town Hall Buildings last night. A financial statement showed a profit of between £70 and £80 upon tho Boxing Day meeting. It was decided lo hold an other meeting in March, in all proba -bility on March 8. Killed in Action.-Mrs. Jones, of Mount street,, has received tho follow ing letter from Mnjor F. ...
TBS SENATE VACANCY METHOD OF PROCEDURE IS A STATE MEMBER ELIGIBLE? [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
TBS SENATE VACANCY METHOD OF PROCEDURE IS A STATE MEMBER ELIGIBLE? HOBART, Monday.-Tho Attorney General, (Hon. \V. fi. Propsting), re ferring to-day to theV.raecting pf; Pair liameni to elect a ''Senator to "fill .tho vacancy caused hy Mr. J. J. Long's resignation, first dealt with'the'Fett oral Constitution Act, and as to how it applied to filling the vacancy. He went on to quote tho section in the I Constitution which .determined.', that casual vacancies in the Senntc shall bo ! temporarily filled, not by election, at all, but by the two State Houses net ing and sitting together; or, if tho State Houses are not in session, by the Govcrnor-in-Council. This sec tion in the Constitution mentions no "candidate," and makes no reference to qualifications, but enacts that the J Houses of Parliament of the State, | votincr together, shall choose a person 1 to hold tho place until tho expiration of tho time or until the election of a ! successor. Members of the State ] Houses, subject to c...
METAL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
METAL MARKET. MELBOURNE, Monday. - Metal quotations on 'Change to-day includ ed:-' Copper: Standard, spot, £93fl5/; do., 3 months. "ÏS4/5/; electrolytic, £102. Lead: Soft, foreign, spot, £40; do., forward, £32/10/. Spelter: Spot, £56/; do., forward, £45. Tin: Standard, spot, £252/5/; do., 3 months, £243/15/. Silver: Standard, 4/0 7-16.
LOONGANA STILL IDLE DEREGISTERING THE UNION ACTION EXFECTED TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
LOONGANA STILL IDLE I CEREGISTERING THE UNION j I ACTION EXPECTED TO-DAY. I MJSLEOüíl-VK, Monday.-Mr. h. t. Groom, Acting Attorney-General, in nnnouncins that it would not le pos sible to cet the application of MO jjmmomvtalth Government ta de-regis Lcr tho Seamen's Union before the Arbitration Cor.« iu-dny, said that it nrVht be done to-morrow. In - thc meantime the Federal Cruwn Law authorities are doing all that they can to sicure tho speedy hearing of the ap plication. . ' .,, 1 «.!._ ..t..""«.. T.imurann remains idle. Mr. A. II. Gibson, secretary of the Virtarian branch of tho union, stated that he has received no official notifi cation from tho Government, nor did he otpect nnv, ns such a matter was dealt with "by the executive conned of the union. ' ' ' Tho Commonwealth Shipowners Federation is now waiting for the Gov ernment to act.
JUNIOR PUBLIC EXAM. NORTH-WESTERN RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
JUNIOR PUBLIC EXAM. NORTH-WESTERN RESULTS j HOBART, Monday. - The results of the Junior Public Examination conducted in December were published to-day. The pass list for Tasmania is a lengthy one. The following are the names of the successful North-Western candidates. The figures following the names indicate the subjects in which the candidates succeeded, according to the, following code:-1-English; 2 History; 3-Geography; 4-Latin; 5 Greek; 6-French; 7-German; 9 Arithmetic; 10-Algebra; 11-Geome try; 12-Physics; 13- Chemistry; 14 &nbsp; Physiography ; 15-Botany ; 16 Physiology ; 17-Drawing ; 18-Book keeping; 19-Business Practice; 20 Shorthand. The letter "C" signifies that tho subject indicated has been passed with credit. Agar Geoffrey (St. H. Sehl., Dev.), Ol, C2, C3, CC, C9. ll, C18, C19, C20. Anderson, Hilda May (St. H. Sch., Dev.), 1, 2, C3, 4, CO, CIO, CU. Atkinson, Elsie Ruth (St. H. Sch., Bur.), CL 2, 3, 4, 6, C 9, 10, ll, 12. Bugg. Edith Jtacbel (St. H. Sch., Bur.), ...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
PERSONAL Before proceeding to the business at yesterday's meeting of tho " Devonport Council, the Warden referred to tho fact that since tho last meeting, Cr. 1?. Driscoll had lost his son, the late Dr. It. Driscoll. Cr. Bl. A. Lillico had also lost his sister, ""Miss.H. Lillico. He moved that tho sympathy; of thc coun cil ba i extended to Crs. ' Driscoll and Lillico. This was carried in the usual form, councillors standing- - ;*J' Tho death is announced from Sydney of Frank A. K. Kenner, tho youngest son of Afr. and Mrs. T. Renner, off Launceston, formerly of Burnie. - The deceased had served at the front for 3J years, and had only recently been, dis charged from the A.I.F.*. i-Se was 26. years of agc. . - i : > « s -> A London cable announces thc death of Sir Charles Wyndham, tho famous actor-manager.'»He'acquired thcTown crship nf the New' Theatre, (ind also owned Wyndham's Theatre. He was 77 years at tho timo of his demise. The death occurred at ' thc Alfred Hospital, Melb...
PEHG[?]IN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
PENGUIN. Soldiers' Welcome.-A public wcl romo and presentation of medals tn returned soldiers «ill tnke placo at the Rechabite Hall on Friday night. All returned soldiers with their wives and parents aro cordially invited to be pro sent. Details are advertised. State Schools.-Tho following are tho transfers recorded for tl)!s district: Mi»s D. Vaughan, to West Pine, vice Mi's E. Cornelius.: Miss E. Cooper, to Sulphur Crrek,..vit'q Miss White. Trinity College Exam.- Miss Chrissie Sullock, the honorary secretary of the Iocal board in connection with above, is in receipt of certificates for the follow ing awards at an examination held in Penguin on June 8, 1918:-Junior Division: Mary Conroy, 80 marks (honors'). Preparatory Division: Hazel Smith, 83 (pass); AÜco Denni's, 81 (pass); Maggie Eastall, 60 (pass). Departure.-Last week-end Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Nichols took their de parture from Penguin, Mr. Nichols being the .successful applicant for the position nf council clerk nt Westbury, af...