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DIAMONDS IN TASMANIA DEPOSITS AT CORINNA GOLDMELD. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
DIAMONDS IN TASMANIA DEPOSITS AT CORINNA GOLD- FIELD. In an article dealing with diamond &nbsp; discoveries in Tasmania, the Secretary for Mines remarks:---- "When great activity prevailed on the Corinna gold- field in the nineties, several small dia- monds were found in creeks in the Donaldson Range district, and another specimen came to light in the same district in 1906. The surprise created by the discoveries gradually died away, and even the fact that diamonds have been met with at all in Tasmania is now unfamiliar to many." In a report on the subject, the Gov- ernment Geologist, Mr. W. H. Twelve- trees, says: "The few diamonds which have been found hitherto are sure and certain indications that more remain to be discovered. They were found at a time when unusual activity prevail- ed on the alluvial fields near Corinna. These fields are now idle, but it is a warrantable supposition that dia- monds are still in the gravels waiting to be removed. They are in all probabili...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
ROLL OF HONOR. KENNER. — On January 11th, at Syd- ney, Frank A. R., youngest son of T. and A. Kenner, 43 Ann street, Launceston, formerly of Burnie, af- ter three and a half years' active service, aged 26 years. Deeply mourned. DEATH. MAXWELL. — On the 9th January, at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Pat- &nbsp; rick Churcher Maxwell, late Police &nbsp; Magistrate, North-Western District, &nbsp; Tasmania. MARRIAGE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; KING — MORRISH. — On 16th No- vember, at Kooyong road Methodist Church, Armadale, Vic., by Rev. &nbsp; R. W. Heath, Hartle Ernest, young- est son of Mrs. J. C. King, Wynyard, &nbsp; to Harriet Louisa, only daughter of W. A. Morrish, Melbourne. THANKS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MRS. W. REID AND FAMILY desire to express their THANKS to all kind friends for letters and cards of sympathy, and floral tributes, in their recent sad bereavement. Devonport, January...
MAKING NEW STREETS "TAX UNIMPROVED VALUES." PROBLEM OF THE SPECULATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
MAKING NEW STREETS &nbsp; "TAX UNIMPROVED VALUES." PROBLEM OF THE SPECULATOR. In connection with his proposal for &nbsp; making new streets, as already outlined in "The Advocate,'' Cr. H. A. Dumble- &nbsp; ton moved at yesterday's meeting of the Devonport Council :--"Seeing that the road rates received by the council are practically absorbed in mainten- ance, leaving nothing for new work on existing or unmade streets, the coun- cil resolves that if the owner of a pro- perty on an existing street will under- take to form and metal such street, a contract be made between such pro- perty-owner and the council, by which the council will undertake to find the expenditure in instalments covering so many years." He understood there were some enterprising owners who were prepared to metal the streets if their rating were refunded until the expenditure was met. Cr. J. Leary seconded for the sake of discussion, on the understanding that the repayments did not exceed 75...
The Advocate. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1919. NORTH-WESTERN NEWS LIENA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
FAIR AND IMPARTIAL &nbsp; TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1919. NORTH-WESTERN NEWS &nbsp; LIENA. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Personal-The many friends of Mrs. Alf. Viney, of Stowport, are pleased to hear that she is making progress to wards recovery after her recent illness. Mrs. Viney is a daughter of Mrs. M. J. Warren, of this district, and spent her girlhood here. Mail Service.-The Liena-Mole Creek mail service has again changed hands, Mr. Fred Archer being the contractor. Mr. W. D. Wilson completed his term to the satisfaction of all concerned. "Wayback" Liena district is evidently trying to keep up with the times, so far as mail service goes. For a number of years the mail was carried on horse back once a week, until six years ago, when a bi-weekly service taken by one horse and a two-wheeled vehicle was installed. The next term saw a two horse four-wheeled buggy. And now has come the much talked of motor service. But the contractor has take...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 14 January 1919
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 advts. for 2/0.) 20 words (not exceeding 4 lines) 1 0 25 words (not exceeding 6 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 J. Barwick (late Brander), Forwarding and Customs &nbsp; Agent, Burnie. Prompt and careful. ADDRESS by Mr. J. H. Todd, Gos- &nbsp; pel Hall, Burnie, to-night, 8 &nbsp; o'clock. "Judgment Coming on Earth; Certain and Awful." BRING your boot repairs. We can do them at once at the Recruit- ing Office, Marine Terrace, Burnie. BINDER twine, 500ft. to lb., 10 1/2d lb.; seaming twine, 1/ hank. Don &nbsp; Co., Ulverstone. CORNSACKS. - Heavy weights at light weight prices; price them &nbsp; first at Don Co., Ulverstone. DEVONPORT. - Wed...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 15 January 1919
WEEK-END SEASIDE EXCURSIONS In this issue the. Railway Depart ment again announces week-end seaside excursions from Launceston to'tho N.W. Coast. Stop-over tickets on Sat urday by the 1.30 p.m. train from Launceston, Western Junction, Long ford, Westbury, and Deloraine, and on Sunday specially low fares by a sea side oxpress. Full particulars will be found in another column.*
YESTERDAY'S QUOTATIONS AND SALES. LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 15 January 1919
YESTERDAY'S QUOTATIONS AND SAI.ES, , - LAUNCESTON. Salo: Mt. Bischoff, £11. Quotations: Tasmania Gola, b 5&lt;1; Bendigo Amalgamated, s 1/2; Broken Hill, b 57/; MoRnct, b 9/, s 9/10; Mt. Farrell, s 8d; North do., b 7/7, s 8/6; Round Hill, b 9/, s 9/6; R«wl hnd Rosebery, s 19/; Mt. Lyell Blocks, b 4d, s 6'd; Tas., and Crown Lyell Ex tended, s 3d; Tas. Copper, s 5/9; Bri seis, b 3/6, s 4'3; Mt. Bischoff, s £11 5/; do. paid, b £11/, s £12/5/; Arba, s 4/6; Royal George, s 3/; Pioneerf*s ll/; New Mutual, s 3d; Dreadnought Boulder, s 6d; Mt. Lindsay (paid), s £13.
SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 15 January 1919
SOLDIERS* MESIORÍAL To tho Editor. fair,-With disappointment I read of tlie decision come to by tho committee for the erection cf a Soldiers' Memor ial iii Devonport. I fail to see how n couplo of shops, with an entertainment hall above, cnn be of lasting or even any memory to oar loved dead. When .".riced kv friends and visitors to tho town, Where is your Soldiers' Memor ial? Ouc would bo ashamed to answer,' "Oh, it is a couplo of shops with a room above." The sordidness of ¡tl I (bink the suggestion of Mrs. J. H. Ift-nry to havo a monument at the junction nf llooko and Stewart streets a capital one. If nceessnrj' to havo a hall far our returned men and their dependants, as suggested by Mr. J, H. Henry, then, if I may be allowed to mako a suggestion, I should say secure a picco of land in a suitable place, and erect tho rooms on the ground floor, with a large portico in front, to which in tho cntranco n gran ite monolith could be built, with thc names of our honored dead cut in wit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 15 January 1919
BUSINESS MAN ANO STUDENT. I For tho former "Dr. Mnmid's Old Timo Wine" ia a most excellent stimu lating tonic. It reproduces tho refresh ing energy of youthful days, and in cases of sleeplessness from exhaustion and fatigue it has proved itself invalu able by producing sound refreshing sleep, so much needed by tho work-worn business man. For the student it is most useful in counteracting the effect of brain work and overwrought noires, imparting increased rigor to the intel lect as well as the muscles. Weak ness, nerves, broken sleep all prove that you are run down, all prove that you need Dr. Maund's Old Time Wine, the great restorative. You feel its power even from the first dose, and a short course restores to joyous-health. Large sizo bottles of "Old Time Wine" cost 5/, or if your chemist or store keeper has not Tgot it, A. P. Miller and Son, Hobart, will send you A donen caso for ö-W (2)
ENERGETIC ACTION BY THE GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 15 January 1919
ENERGETIC ACTION" RY THE GOVERNMENT. AMRTETWAM, Monday. -Korr Ebert, a''!r«'>:ng tho newly-arrived Ciovernnient troops in R.-rlin, said that their !;'.&lt;!; weald he tn pre?erre order fur the U-entUy clot Hons. Xosko re plied tha: rnor«i-tif r.eiini ivonld be taken ii di't'irb.inee? were attempted. German wireles? r-norts confirms the arrest of licrr Lrdrhour.
A GERMAN SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 15 January 1919
A GERMAN* SUGGESTION*. AMSTERDAM, -Monday. _ "With a view to facilitating the Peace Confer ence decisions, tho reunion of Luxem burg with Relgium is openly canvassed in Germany, and tho suggestion that a plebiscito should bo taken on the subject has been made. It is reported that a republic will'bo proclaimed in tho interval..
STRONG FRENCH DENUNCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 15 January 1919
STRONG FRENCH- DENUNCIA. TION. TARIS, Monday-M. Noulens, thc I late French Ambassador for Russia, denounces tho proposal that the Allies should liave any dealings with the Blo sii.vilcs in Russia or Germany. .The Allies must bring about tho downfall of Bolshevism, otherwise Europo will bo exposed to the gravest dangers. Gustave Herve says that it is stag gering that Mr. Lloyd George and the British Government could for an instant have had any idea of treating with the Lenin and Trotsky gang. Bri tain is making the gravest misiake in thinking of it.
BERLIN'S BLOOD WELTER EXTREMISTS PLUNGE CITY IN DARKNESS DR. LIEBKNECHT COMES TO LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 15 January 1919
BERLIN'S BLOOD WiíLTER EXTREMISTS PLUNGE CITY IN DARKNESS DR. UIEBKHECHTCOMES TO LIFE. LOXUOX, Monda} According to tho reports from Ber.i.¿ on Friday, the Government troops «ero holding the polico headquarters, also from the liiadeiibnrg Gato to Fiiedrich-Strasse. Thora was spasmodic fighting in other parts of tho city. The Spartacuscrs' latest actions have been to cut oif water, gas ¡ind electric- ¡ ity. This created a panie throughout ¡ Berlin, especially ns t'iere was no bread. Herr Hadel; is t! e real leader and Dr. Liebknecht his principal ad viser. Tiley are endeavoring to create a famine) whcreumler Bolshevism will flourish. Snme 1,70 Rus-inns have ar rived, forming a guard for Dr. Lieb knecht.