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PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
PERSONAL I h Mrs. Bell, of Appin!., iv fctriJ:' Devonport, lias received \.&lt;&lt;? &lt;1 |,v w¡'"¿« from London -that her uta, n¡,¡',> Lieut. J. Ii. Bell, omb.nl;. ,| fur £f mania some time in DIHM.1, .. |,;(' Bell enlisted in Lanncoloa ;>n;| J¿\ with the lïth Biitt.iii. u in v;«.' ¿ served in Keypt and 0.:il:'|.i.ii. ]8 ¿ :? hitter placo hu &lt;un.i:v.,il ,,",,; fever, and was sent bael: lu 'üu\¿; ' Upon recuverieií bo was e-.i,),!,,,^'; the ItoadniiaiUrs staff, and wmu':: joined tba Aiiitral.au 1 ivii « c¿.'-'.-. seeing much, active sen ic? in b%.;; His brother, Charles (!. Heil, v.l», r'J lUtcd two years brier, remain. ¡" r¡ * land awaiting his tura ¡o &lt; v.L.uU"i home. Both were well n ,!.,- tiir.:|i wirinß. Mr. dames i-'-);!rr, ol i-'a-afrs, r been confined lo his. IM'J:,I IT lb..',-,:' fivo çeciu. His « .»-.«ti» i.in i> i arl.; : niembers of the I'.iniily &lt; ..n-idrr.'- ' anxiety. The Slate Government li; \'Mu,n pu...
BURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
.'?'>? BURNIE, , I Soldier Kçturinf. - Included in tho passengers" froiii Mejbpuruo by tile Bs Wainui yesterdny was Captain A. A» Chapman, of tho Now Zealand Expedi tionary Forces. Captain Chapman is a 'native of Hobart."and* leaves for the capital to-day. He has been on active . service practically since the beginning of tho. war. I Health Trip.-Sergt.-JIa|or W. T. Hines, late of the recruiting staff, leaves Burnie by the Botomahana ' to day for a six weeks' holiday in-Vic toria. For some months the sergeant major's health has been very unsatis factory (nounds received at the front continue'to give him trouble), and ho | hopes to recuperate on the mainland. .?? I Inter-State Traffic. - On her way, from Melbourne to Strahan, tho ss Wai nui tailed in at Burnie shortly after 7 o'clock yesterday evening to land 54 passengers from the Victurlan capital. After a short stay she proceeded on her voyage. The ss Botomahana is due this morning with passengers from Melbourne. After landing ...
IS VIRGINIA CREEPER POISONOUS? [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
IS VIRGINIA CREEPER POISONOUS? A "Mercury" sub-.criber has writ ten:-"I have been informed that Vir ginia creeper, if touched by tho hand, causes eczema, and even blood poison ing. Is this a fact?" Mr. h. Bodivny, C.M.G., the Government Botanist, says the inqu:rer mistakes, as many do, a creeping plant on buildings, etc., which very much resembles Virginia creeper^ for tho latter, and is called tho poison vino of California. It is distinguishable from Virginia creeper upon examination by reason of having a bigger leaf, which is a little differ ently segmented. There was one of these mçst undesirable plants growing al Parattah hotel, until it was remov ed, antj it was capable' of giving a per son eczema who sat or stood near it, even without touching it. There was one destroyed in Fitzroy-place, Ho bart, which caused Mood poisoning. The Virginia creeper itself is quite a harmless plant.
PREMIERS' CONFERENCE AGENDA OF SUBJECTS REPATRIATION AND FINANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
PREMIERS' CONFERENCE "AGENDA OF SUBJECTS ' REPATRIATION AND FINANCE. i HOBART, Wednesday. - The Pre mier (Hon. W. li. Lee) has received a communication from the Prime Minu ter supplying a detailed'agenda paper ' for the Premier's Conference, to bo held at Melbourne on January 22. Tho subjects aro:- .. . ..; 1- Repatriation :. (a) Works programmes Í. of-tho Commonwealth and State Government; (b) Soldier land set tlement. 2- Settlement of British soldiers. ? 3-Wheat finance, including the ques Ition of the Commonwealth and the State Legislatures covering ad ; vanees and overdrafts.' ; , , 4- Co-ordination '?' of ' Commonwealth, j State, and other public borrow ! ing. - : 5- Commonwealth Surplus ? Revenue Act, 1910, 6- Elimination of Savings Banks com petition. 7-Uniform Commonwealth and State j taxation laws, and collection by one i ? authority. - 8-Railway concessions to members of :? the A.I.F. oft furlough in Austria* I. lia. ? -, 9- Overlapping of services. : : 10-Co-ordination of...
ELECTRIC RAIL MOTORS MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION'S INQUIRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
ELECTRIC RAIL MOTORS MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION'S INQUIRIES. HOBART, Wednesday. - At a meet ing of the executive of the Municipal Association held last evening, the secre tary (Mr. A. Button) reported hairing written to tho Commissioner of Rail ways (Mr. G. W. Smith) as tho re sult of a motion passed at a previous meeting of the executive, ashing him , to uso every endeavor to obtain infor .mation regarding electric-driven mot ors with a view to installing same for passenger traffic in outlying parts of tho the State, -and read the" following reply received from tho Commissioner: j "I am in receipt of your letter of itho 9th inst., on the subiect of cloe- I ¡trie motors, and have to tlïank you for bringing the matter under notice. Ex tensive inquiries" have been mado, and \ my information is complete and up-to date, but I haye not learnt .of any elec trically-driven !motors being "on thc market at tho present time suitable for uso on these railways. I have receiv ed communications from t...
THE FRENCH MISSIOM OPPOSED TO BOLSHEVISM. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
THE FRENCH MISSIOM OPPOSE© TO BOLSHEVISM. Tho Labor members of the French mission, 31, Pap,' Thomson and M. Adolfo IJodee, together with Mr. Mea dows Smith (formerly British Vice Consnl at Paris), were questioned at Melbourne regarding criticism levelled at them because they had definitely stated their antagonism to Bloshevism. Speaking on behalf of thc mission^ Mr. Meadows Smith said:-"We have come for a specific purpose, that is, to col lect-and specially in Queensland-in formation about great social and labor experimenta which you have carried out on on exceedingly large and sometimes 'quito adventurous scale. With that legislation these delegates are entirely ia sympathy; they are most favorably impressed by its results. For the very reason that the work is documentary n»d will bo very carefully cxamfned on their return to France, not only by Labor men, but by public men of every 'class, we desire to stick to* our re searches and not enter into any'contro versial questions. But,...
AFTER PLUNDER AND LOOT. MORS MAKING FOR BERLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
I AFTER PLUNDER AND LOOT. MOBS MAKING FOR BERLIN. &nbsp; COPENHAGEN, Tuesday. - A re port received here on Saturday night states that the Government troops at- tacked all the Spartacus strongholds this afternoon, surrounded the news paper distirct, and, after a hard strug gle, captured the "Vorwaerts" build ing. Herr Ledebour and other leaders who were inside were taken away un der escort, and 124 dead bodies were found in the building. The- Government troops are still at tacking the "Berliner Tageblatt" build ing. The Spartacusers destroyed the police headquarters, and brought great quantities of weapons and food to the large Boltzow brewery, which is strong ly fortified. Herrs Eichorn and Radek directed the battle. Herr Radek kept up the Spartacusers' spirits by contin ually declaring that the Russian army was on the way to Berlin. Two thousand Spartacusers in Han over commandeered a train coming from Berlin. Men from all parts of Germany are making their way to the capita...
DEVONPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
OEVONPORT. Soldiers' Memoria!.-It is pleasing to ' see that a live public interest is being ; taken in the proposal to erect a sol- ' diers' memorial for Devonport, and tho ; more publicity that is given to the pro- , ject thé better. While thc Anzac Wel come'Committee has taken the matter in hand on the invitation of the municipal coiinci) it does not follow ? that this body will havo a final deter mination on the subject. The commit tee'will be called'together again when the sub-committee appointed have furn ished a report and estimates on tho combined club and shop proposal. But, as the Warden indicated at the meet ing of the committee, the subject will then bo referred to a public meeting.': Bcd Cross Society.-As there have been no calls on the public recently, it is fully expected the response to the Bcd Cross Society's efforts to-day will bi gratifying. They arc conducting a produce stall in Jlooko street, where, judging by the many promises of sup port) sonio useful goods-wil...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
THANKS. MRS. BURNIE AND FAMILY, Wyn- yard, wish to thank the members, also &nbsp; secretary, of Ophir Lodge of Druids, West Devonport, for their kindness and prompt payment of the funeral benefits of their dear son and bro- ther, Pte. B. Burnie, who was kill- &nbsp; ed in action on April 22, 1918. &nbsp; Kempling, Jeweller, Devonport. *
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
WEDDING BELLS WAINWRIGHT — FINLAY. The marriage was celebrated yester- day at St. Paul's Church, East Devon- port, by the Rev. G. Rowe, of Mr. G. W. Wainwright, eldest son of the late Mr. G. Wainwright and Mrs. Lovell, of Woolnorth, and Miss Beatrice Fin- lay, fifth daughter of Mr. W. Finlay &nbsp; and the late Mrs. Finlay, of Wesley Vale. The bride entered the church on her father's arm, and was attended by Miss C. Finlay as bridesmaid. Mr. H. S. Parsons was best man. After the ceremony the wedding breakfast was partaken of at Young's Hotel, where the usual toasts were honored. Mr. and Mrs. Wainwright left by the afternoon train for Laun- ceston, where the honeymoon is to be spent. The future home will be at Woolnorth.
MANY HAPPY RETURNS! STANLEY CONGRATULATIONS MR. H. G. SPICER'S 78TH BRITHDAY, AND 52ND YEAR OF RESIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
MANY HAPPY RETURNS ! STANLEY CONGRATULATIONS &nbsp; MR. H. G. SPICER'S 78TH BIRTH- DAY, AND 52ND YEAR OF RESIDENCE. One day last week Cr. H. G. Spicer, of Stanley, celebrated bis 78th birth- &nbsp; day, and amongst other congratula- tions was that of the Stanley Brass Band (of which Mr. Spicer has been president for many years), given with musicul honors. Last Thursday even- ing, whilst on his tennis court, Cr. Spicer beard a burst of band music not far distant, and to his surprise found a full muster of the bandsmen (17 strong) cosily enconsed in his &nbsp; back yard, and vigorously producing music under the baton of Bandmaster Summers. A delightful programme of music was rendered. After which the worthy councillor and magistrate "ran them in," and refreshments were handed round. The health of their host was proposed in a neat speech by Mr. A. C. Smith, and drunk with musical honors. In replying, Mr. Spicer stated that he was most grati- &nbsp; fied ...
SOUTH NIETTA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
SOUTH NIETTA. Bush Fires.Bush fires are raging &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; all through the district, and several settlers have narrowly escaped losing their homes. A lot of grass has also &nbsp; been burnt. &nbsp; &nbsp; Sports -At a wellattended meeting &nbsp; of the Nietta South Sports Committee, Mr.R Munro in the chair, it was de- cided to hold the second annual sports and tea on January 22. Details will &nbsp; be advertised in "The Advocate."
THE CROP PROSPECTS OPTIMISTIC ESTIMATES FARMERS SCEPTICAL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
THE CROP PROSPECTS OPTIMISTIC ESTIMATES FARMERS SCEPTICAL &nbsp; Agriculturists who were spoken to yesterday regarding the optimistic estimates of the Government Statis- tician regarding the season's harvest were decidedly sceptical, considering that the official estimates were over the mark, both in respect to area sown and the probable yields. "The figures show an increase in oats," remarked one farmer, "but I feel sure there has been a decline in the area sown. Then, as to potatoes, the Statistician says there has been a decline of only some 8000 acres. Personally, I do not think there is half the area of potatoes in this year compared with last sea- &nbsp; son. The same authority also questioned the probability of increased yields. For instance, the estimate of the season's oats is 977,000 bushels, as against 570,000 bushels and hay 150,000 tons as against 80,405 tons. The farmer spoken to said he considered the crops of oats and hay would be poorer than those of...
The Advocate. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 1919. THE HOPE OF THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
The Advocate &nbsp; FAIR AND IMPARTIAL &nbsp; THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 1919. THE HOPE OF THE WORLD. According to the cabled opinions of press correspondents at Paris, Britain is beginning, to show a decided lean- ing towards American opinion in re- gard to the peace settlement, and is prepared to sacrifice much in older to bring about an Anglo-American alli- ance, which is regarded as "the hope 'of the world." The inference to be drawn from the meagre news which is coming to hand on this all-engrossing subject is that Britain and America may combine at the Conference upon a basis of mutual disarmament and in- ternational control, while France will remain loyal to the balance of power. Italy's attitude, has not been hinted at. The opinions quoted are, of course merely the expressions of newspaper correspondents, who aro not likely to be particularly well informed regard- ing the inner working of the minds of the Great Powers' statesmen who are &nbsp; tackling so ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 16 January 1919
POPULAR CASH COLUMN. Only PREPAID Advertisements are inserted in this column, and at the following rates:- &nbsp; 14 words (not exceeding 8 lines) 0 6 (Six advts. for 2/6.) 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 &nbsp; &nbsp; this column. A. J. Harwick (late Brander). Forwarding and Customs &nbsp; &nbsp; Agent, Burnie. Prompt and careful. ADDRESS by Mr. J. H. Todd. Gos- pel Hall, Burnie, to-night, 8. Anti-Christ and His coming manifesta- tion. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BOARD Wanted, Burnie, for a young lady arriving 18th or 25th. Apply Craw, Burnie. 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 Co.; Ulver...
"LOUD-MOUTHED DISTURBERS" MR. THEODORE AND THE I.W.W. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
"LOUD-MOUTHED DISTURBERS" MR. THEODORE AND THE I.W.W. BUISBAXH-ffhe &lt; Acting Premier,1 Mr, Theodore, speaking in regard to thc unemployed demonstrations nt Townsville and Bundaberg, said tho Government fully recognised its obli gations towards "the unemployed, and was striving to discharge these. Ec knew a few I.W.W. men who Vcio always bitterly antagonistic to tbe Government were abusing it in consé quence of the unemployed situation, fte thought it was time thc workerj in Queensland awoke and "booted nit" these loud-mouthed disturbers from thc Labor movement. It would bo far-better for tho toilers if they per-1 milted various unions and Labor of ficials to voice their grievances when necessity arose. At any rate, the Government was not going to be bluf fed by the I.W.W. clement, which was endeavoring to fasten on to the Labor movement like barnacles on a ship. _
TECHNICAL SCHOOL DIRECTOR FROM ZEEHAN TO LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
TECHNICAL SCHOOL DIRECTOR : 'FROM ZEEHAN TO LAUNCESTON.j . 1 ZEEHAN, Thursday.-Mr. D. V. Allen, director and registrar of the Zeehan School of Mines for the past ll years, left for Launceston to-day to take up tlie position of principal of thc Technical School at that centre. The students of the school presented ¡him with a handsome wallet and foun jtnin pen. To-day the committee han ded him an illuminated address in recognition of his sterling worth and ability. ' __________ .
PEACE CELEBRATIONS BAN ON FIREWORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
PEACE CELEBRATIONS BAN ON FIREWORKS. jrELBOURNE, Thursday.-District Commandants hare been instructed to issue an order prohibiting the manu facture, sale, or possession, otherwise than by a trader in thc ordinary course of his business, of fireworks, crackers, and similar articles containing cxnhv sivc substances within an area of 10 miles from tho General Post Office in tho capital city of each State. Thc period during which this order is to bo enforced has not yet been fixed, but will cover the days on which the peace celebrations arc to take place. j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
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