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MAIN ROADS BOARD WARDEN VALENTINE SUCCEEDS CAPTALN RIGGALL. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
MAIN ROADS BOARD WARDEN VALENTINE SUCCEEDS I CAPTALN RIGGALL. HOBART, Wednesday.-A meeting of the executive of the Municipal As sociation was held at the Town Hall last evening for the purpose of nomin ating' three fresh members as repre sentatives on the Main Roads Board. It will be remembered that* the execu tive last month nominated Warden Johnston, of Wynyard, to represent the North-Wcst, Cr. Rose, of Scotts dale, to represent tho North-East, and Captain Riggall, of Ross, to repre- . sent the South, and that the Main Roads Bill was subsequently ' amended by the Legislative Council to provide ? that ono bf the municipal members ' should be a resident south of Oatlands, i At last evening's meeting the previous ' resolution of tho executive was re scindée*,"' on " the" motion" of Warden Bourke, of Westbury, seconde^ by Warden Johnston, of Wynyard, and thp president (Gr. W. E. Rose)- then called' for fresh nominations. Warden Burke nominated Warden Johnston to represent the North-We...
BOARD TOURS THE STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
BOARD TOURS TUT! STATE. I HOBART, Wednesday Night, - The (Main Hoads Board held Its first mect . int* to-day. Mr. Ross Reynolds was Voted to tho chair. It was decided that the first duty of the board should be to define what arc main roads, and with that object in view memfiers will lenve by motor car on Monday for a i tour of the North; thence on to Stan ley and back to Launceston ; thence round the North-East and East Coast, and back to Hobart. After that, the Southern portion of the State will be loured.
TRAIN SENSATION LOCO FALLS DOWN BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
TRAIN SENSATION LOCO FALLS DOWN BANK. StDNJsi, Wednesday.- A sensa tional accident occurred to-day at Wallsend, when a steam train consist ing of an engine and two carriages, bound for West Wallsend,.while cross ing the bridge nt Brush Creek, left the rails and plunged down the embank ment. Tho engine was overturned, and Driver T. Mordue was seriously injur ed. The guard and all tho passengers were thrown out of their carriages, but escaped injury.
GORED TO DEATH BY A BULL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
I SORED TO DEATH BY A BULL HOBART. Wednesday. - Samuel Ranger, a laborer, residing at King ston, met bis deatb yesterday under tragic circumstances. The deceased was employed by Mr. Benjamin J. Pear sall, of Kingston, and early yesterday morning he was going about h's usual farm duties when ho was attacked by a bull, and terribly gored. He was found by Mr. Pearsall at about a quarter nast 7 o'clock lying on the farm, and died shortly afterwards. Tho deceased was single, and was 3G years of age.
INFLUENZA PLAGUE FIVE VESSELS DETAINED AT SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
INFLUENZA PLAGUE FIVE VESSELS DETAINED AT SYDNEY. . " SYDNEY, Wednesday.-Thc R.M.S. Sonoma (from San Francisco) will probably bo released from quarantine on Friday or Saturday, but the autho rities would not make a definite state : ment this morning, as everything, they said, depended on tho developments of thc pneumonia patientj who was con valescent when tho feonoma arrived yesterday. Thero are on board 108 passengers, including four officers and ll soldiers of G list, all 1914 mon. Five vessels arc now held in quar antine. They are tho steamers Sonomn, AVaitnmo. and Melbourne, and the barque Star of Lapland. . ?
INFECTIOUS DISEASES REPORT OF HEALTH DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
REPORT. OF HEALTH DEPART MENT. The late Chief Health Officer (Dr. ¡Park), in his report for 1917-18, refer ring to infectious diseases,,remarks: Of the regulations made Under the amended Health Act tno may be spe cially noted:- ,, ??: . ? (1) ! The.provisiou, .for^ examination of secrotipns -from 'typhoid pa tients before'discharge from treat ment.;.;;; i,:C.\¡x'' (2) The isolation; of patients suffer ing from .diphtheria until two ; consecutive Swnbbings have proved !' negative:'^',T '"'T1-* These are simply an application of scientific methods to prevention of dis eases which wo know may be "car ried" by patients for periods subse quent, to their convalescence. ; The first lias been suggested by various authorities for some timo, but does not, appear to have been widely adapted. Hope says,'in his "Text book of Public Health," 1915: "No patient should, be .discharged from a typhoid fever ward until the faeces no longer contain bacilli." Again, "Some day hoards of health wiri de man...
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF GOODS NAVAL GUARD CONVICTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF GOODS' NAVAL GUA~RD CONVICTED. 1 MELBOURNE, Wednesday .-Stack- I ed with rolls if tweeds aud dress ma terials, sewing machines, gramophones, electric light globes, hanks of wool, cottons and other goods, tho City Court this morning bore a striking re semblance to a .drapery establishment. ; 'i'heso goods wcro the result of a ' ' search ot the house of Carson Tbics sen, naval çtjard, Richmond, on Jan uary, 1:, Thics^tn, who pleaded guilty, ¿nd is of Danish origin, was charged with bavins been found in possession of these and other goods suspected to havp been stolen. 'Jue goods were val ued at close on £800. Mr. Moore, chairman of the Bench, said that notwithstanding the large amount entailed, -the Bench felt dis posed to treat Thiesscn as a first of I fender, and he wns. sentenced ; to six I months' imprisonment, ? . I
AMERICA'S OPPORTUNITY FUTURE FINANCIER OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
AMERICA'S OPPORTUNITY FUTURE FINANCIER OF AUSTRALIA. NEW YORK, Tuesday.-Thc .Special Commissioner from New South Wales in America (Mr. G. S. Beeby) is about to leave New York on a tour to Bos ton and other northern cities, where he will continue his investigation of industrial conditions. Interviewed by the Australian Press Association, Mr. Beeby said that Ame rica has a commanding financial posi tion, which will remain for many years. If Australia continues borrowing for development, she will be forced to seek new fields for capital, and will natur ally turn to America, where there is a world-surplus of capital available. American financial men will be attrac ted to Australia if thc Commonwealth's possibilities are given the necessary publicity. Thc industrial unrest in American centres K he considers, due to lack of compulsory arbitration legislation.
THE ROYAL ROMANCE PRINCESS PAT. TO WED A COMMONER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
THE ROYAL ROMANCE PRINCESS PAT. TO WED A COMMONER. LOXDOX, Tuesday. - The wedding of Princess' Patricia with Comhiander ! Ramsay will he celebrated at liVestmin | ister Abbey on February 27. Princess Victoria Patricia of Con naught is the youngest of the three children of the Duke of Connaught, and she was born on Starch 17, 1886. Her elder sister is married to the Crown Prince of Sweden, and her only brother, Prince Arthur, married the Duchess of Fife. Commander Ramsay, D.S.O., is a son of the 13th Earl of Dalhousie, whoso wife was a daughter of the Earl of Tankerville. Ho was born on May 29, 1881, and he was educated at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. He served in the Dardanelles ia 1914 and 1915. Princess Patricia met Commander Ramsay nt Malta in. 1908. The Duke of Connaught refused to sanction the en gagement, which was then broken off. Tho Duchess of Connaught, before her death, urged her husband to sanetlon thc marriage. Tho pair are' keenly in terested in outdoor sports, ...
MELBA'S GOOD-BY £2000 BENEFIT FOR JOHN. LEMMONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
MELBA'S GOOD-BY " £2000 BENEFIT FOR JOHN. LE1IMONE. "V SYDNEY, Wednesday?-Danie Nellie Melba iiiado her farewell-appearance at tho'-Town Hall ]a"st night; ijie Occasion being a complimentary concert to'John jfioromone',' who is repuvermg froni his recent illness. " The ball was crpwded, and the proceeds amoúijt to £2000. At the close of the programme Darno Mel ba sang Tpsti's "Good By."
TRADING WITH ENEMY FIRMS EMBARGO STILL IN FORCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
TRADING WITH ENEMY FIRMS EMBARGO STILL IN FORCE. MELBOURNE, Wednesday, - Mr, L. E. Groom, Acting AttorneysGene^ ral, announced to-day that since the signing of tho armistice letters had come under his notice addressed by firms in the Commonwealth to per sons and firms in neutral countries whose names appear upon tho enemy trading list. Mr. Groom stated that an impression appeared to exist in thc minds of some people that the Trad-' ing with the Enemv Act was no long er in operation. He added that the, Act still remained in full force and effect, and that nny attempt to trade, with such persons and firms was still an offence. j
SEIN FEIN "INDEPENDENT IRELAND" WHAT THE POLICE DISCOVERED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
I "INDEPENDENT IRELAND''' I WHAT THE POLICE DISCOVERED.j DUBLIN, Tuesday.-The polite, on raiding tho Sinn Fein headquarters in Dublin, seized many documents, inclu ding n draft constitution and standing orders of the proposed Irish Parlia ment. I [A mass meeting of Irishmen in New .York a week ago passed a resolution asking President Wilson to support the principle of self-determination for Ireland at the Pence Conference. Some of tim speakers declared that an Irish republic was already established, and that thc Sinn Feiners'-diJ not want Ireland to remain within the British Empire. Dr. Patrick M'Carten, in 'congratulating-the Irish Sinn Ferners, ton haring captured -so' many seats in Í the British Parliament, said :-"Ire land is noir a republic, and is about to appeal to the Powers for recognition. If Great Britain interferes.with thc establishment of a republic the result ant bloodshed will lie entirely at Eng land's door. Tile people of Ireland at the recent elections clearly sho...
POTATO INSPECTION MINISTER WILL NOT ABOLISH. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
.! POTATO INSPECTION MINISTER WILL NOT ABOLISH, j I HOBART, Wednesday. - Mr.. E. F. Blyth, M.H.A., asked the Minister of l'Agriculture to-day if if was his inten tion to dispenso with tho inspection of jpotatoes at country stations for the ( coming season. The Minister said jt was not Iiis in tention to do so. Had he been notified of the question the whole matter would tiaro been gone into. It was all a matter of money. The potato disease fond was at a very low ebb. He as Minister had initiated inspection, and he had no intention of abolishing it.
NO STRIKES WESTRALIAN UNIONISTS FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
NO STRIKES WESTRALIAN UNIONISTS FINED. PERTH (WU.), Wednesday. - At] the City Court to-day the president iind six members of the Tramway Union 1 were charged with haring taken part in a strike in defiance of the State Ar bitration law. The union was charged with having instigated a strike. Each j of the defendants was fined £5 and costs, in default 21 days' imprisonment. The union was fined £25 and costs.1 Fourteen days were allowed in which . to pay the fines. ' = I
THE DART SOLD FORMERLY EARL'S PLEASURE YACHT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
THE MUT SOLD FORMERLY EARL'S PLEASURE YACITT. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. - The auxiliary sailing vessel Dart has been sold by the State Government to the Shipping and Trading Agency for £'1000. The Dart is a composite, full- ¡ rigged schooner of 3Ö5 tons burden. I Built originally for use as a pleasure yacht for the Earl of Eglinton, the vessel jvas afterwards cut in two and i enlarged, to enable engines to bc fit ted. '
THE PROBLEM OF APPRENTICESHIP [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
TBE PROBLEM OF APPRENTICESHIP ¡ MELBOURNE, Wednesday.-As tho | result of conferences recently held he- ] tween representatives of the Building Trades Unions and tho Victorian In stitute of Architects and master builders, a deputation will shortly urge upon tho Government tho neces sity for making alterations in the State's apprenticeship legislation. The conferences were held as the result of a letter suggesting action in this mat ter which was sent by Mr. J. Brad shaw, secretary of the Plasterers' So ciety, to the Institute of Arcihtccts, following upon Mr. Peck's presidential address to tho institute.
DEVONPORT WATER SUPPLY COUNCIL METHODS CRITICISED NEED FOR FURTHER WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
DEVONPORT WATER SUPPLY I COUNCIL METHODS CRITICISED NEED FOB FURTHER WORKS. ; As a result of his recent visit to ! Devonport in connection with the schemo for improving the water sup ply the late Engiiicer-in-Chief (Mr. T. W.'Fowler) submits a detailed report which has a direct hearing on the de cision of the council and the ratepay ers, who agreed to put a 12¡n. main 'between tho two reservoirs, lay the old Inain from Kelcey's to the toan boun dary, and alter the reticulation. How ever, Mr. F'owler bas consented to tho laying of the main only, and requires full details before tho department can agree to the expenditure for the rest of the work. Ills report is as follows: The discharge «f the present ..com pound main between Diprose'» and Kelcey's was found to be 100 gallons in 3"i seconds, being MOO gallons per hour, or 230,030 per day, as against the 8000 gallons per hour mentioned in Mr. Laycock's report. The back pressure caused by the meter &lt;iad ball valve referred t...