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PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs. Perkins, of Bourke street, Launceston, have been advised that their son, Lieut. T. J. Perkins, M.C., is on board the troopship Argle shire, which is due to arrive in Mel bourne on January 27. Mr. G. A. Lewis, a well-known resi dent of Ulverstone, who had the mis fortune to break one of his thighs some eight weeks ago, is still confined to his bed, although his medical attendant considers he is doing well. It will bo a few weeks before he will be able to leave his room. Mr. Lewis has the sympathy of a largo circle of friends, who all wish him a speedy recovery, and hope"to see him about again soon. Mr. Charles Foster, a well-known farmer of Kindred, but who is now a resident of Ulverstone, and who under went a very serious operation sometime back, is now about again. His many friends hope ho will soon bo restored to his usual health again. ! Mr. Richard Hilder, of West Burnie, has been advised from the Base Re cords Office that his youngest son, Driver A. R. Hil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
STACK COVERS. - We have just landed n now shipment of first quality. GRASS AND CLOVER SEEDS. New Season's Seeds Arriving Write for Samples. . CORNSACKS. CHAFF BAGS, ETC., Em THE RIVER DON TRADINC CO., LTD., Agents for MUTUAL FLUE INSURANCE CO. OF TASMANIA, LTD., The Purely Tasmanian Company. Head Office. ... LAUNCESTON ALFRED GEO. SCOTT, Secretary. 'Al' Departments of Insurance.
YESTERDAY'S QUOTATIONS AND SALES. LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
YESTERDAY'S QUOTATIONS AND SALES. LAUNCESTON. Quotations:-Tasmania, b 5d; Bendi go Amalgamated, s 1/2; Broken Hill, b 57/; Magnet, s 9/6; Farrell, a il; North Farrell, b 8J, s 8/6; Round Hill, b 8/6, s 9/; Read-Rosebery, s 18/; Lyell Blocks, 8-6d; Tasman and Crown Lyell, s 3d ; Tasmanian Copper, s 5/8 ; Briseis, b 3/7, s 4,1; ' Bischoff, s £11;. do. (paid), s £11/10/;:Arba, s 4/3; Pio neer, s 11/ ; New Mutual, s 3d ; Dread nought, s 6d; Mt. Lindsay; s £13; Tongkali Compound, s 13/3.
MINING C. J. WEEDON AND CO., LTD., SHAREBROKEBS, St. Andrew's Chambers, 32 St. John Street, LAUNCESTON. (Firm Represented on Stock Exchange) [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
C. J. WEEDON AND CO., LTD.. SHAREBROKEBS, St. Andrew's Chambers, 32 St. John Street, LAUNCESTON. (Firm Represented on Stock Exchange) Agents throughout tho Commonwealth. [ Inquiries Promptly Attended To, Telegram: "Wcedon Co., Launceston."
INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC NO DEVELOPMENTS AT SYDNEY. POSITION SATISFACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
NO jsÉVELOPMENTS AT SYDNEY. POSITION SATISFACTORY. SYDNEY, Thursday. - No develop ments haye taken placo nt tho quar antine station at North Head in the past 24 hours. The condition of the four patients still in hospital, suffer ing from tho after effects of pneu monic influenza, .is unchanged. Tho time' for releasing the 'Frisco trader Sonoma has not yet been fixed, but it is generally thought that she I will ho ^ranted pratiqno to-morrow morning. A first-clars passenger who had pneumonia on the .voyago out is I still isolated ' on the ship, but has I shown no signs bf influenza. | Three other' steamers," the Mel-; ¡ bonrno, Wnitomo and Waipori, will be released "to-morrow. j
SHIPPING SITUATION SYDNEY DISPUTE SETTLED UNION CO.'S TERMS ACCEPTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
SHIPPING SITUATION I I SYDNEY DISPUTE SETTLED I I UNION CO.'S TERMS ACCEPTED. I SYDNEY, Thursday.-Tho dispute) between tho Union Shipping Co. and | the seamen has ended. .. At a mass meeting of ssamea this morning the amended terms oh'ercd by the Union j Cb. '.vero accepted. Tho .shipping com-¡ pony has agreed to'pay members of the Seamen's tj'r.iori engaged in trading with KW Zealand, tho Pacific Islands, | San. Francisco, .and Vancouver an in-j crenseonIbo ruling award rate of 35/ |Per month, commencing:.fromMhb time of signing on until tho ports mentioned ; aro officially declared by tho Common- j wealth authorities to bo freo from in-, ßuenza. - ' i
RETURNED SOLDIERS AND DRINK A STATEMENT OFFICIALLY CORRECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
RETURNED SOLDIERS AND DRINK A STATEMENT OFFICIALLY I CORRECTED. When tho State Board of Repatria tion resumed its duties after the Christmas vacation Col. . Snowden drew nttention to a statement alleged to havo been made by Sapper M'ltaej at a prohibition meeting held in the Hobart Town Hall on December 18, 1018. Sapper 31'ltao, in speaking of repatriation, is reported to have said: -"The greatest difficulty the au thorities had was to deal with soldiers who had succumbed to tho drink evil." Col. Snowden asked that a report might be furnished by tho departmen tal officers ' as to the extent to which indulgence in drink was found to affect the employment of soldiers. In the courso of this report tho Qfficef 'in chargo of .tho employment section made the following remarks:-"After be ing brought into close contact with Teturned soldiers for a period extend ing over moro than two years, nine months as an officer of this depart ment, I think I am able to speak with some authority on this...
"NOT OBSERVED" SHIPBUILDING AGREEMENT. BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY CO. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
"NOT OBSERVED" I SHIPBUILDING AGREEMENT. BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY CO. The Fcdoral Shipbuilding Tribunal has issued its decision in the matter of the application by various organisa tions to cnforco the terms of tho ship building agrément against the Broken Hill Proprietary Co. Steelworks. ? "We find," says tho tribunal, "that the terms of the agreement have not been observed by tho company, inas much as "(1) It paid to certain employes for work done in connection with shipbuilding srhemo less than tho basic wage, 63/, fixed by tho presi dent of tho Commonwealth Arbitra tration Court ; "(2) It failed to observe thc terms of the award of thc Commonwealth Court in respect to cnginedrivers em ployed in connection with shipbuild ing work ; and. , "(3) It failed to gi'vo preference; to members of organisations that liad signed tho Commonwealth Shipbuild ing Agreement."
REINFORCEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
REINFORCEMENTS O Anzacs, who havo fought from the beginning And dowered your country with eter nal praise, A ttord. to those who came to share your winning Tho reinforcements of these [later days. They came because they saw that thc} were neded; ? It was not fame, nor foi lune, thu they sought. Deep thinkers? Yes; but as.the wai proceeded, So has there been the food for deeper thought. When, in '14, you hungered to be in it, And high of hope, prepared yourself ' to go, Did you conjecture for a single min ute Ono half tho evils you wore soon to know? ? ? You had the keen allure of things un certain, Travel, adventure, and the chance of ... . fame; - . Perhaps (you could not see beyond the curtain!) . The easy winning of a splendid game. But they who join you now have no illusion, Ko dreams, no Hopes. For two long years and more They watched. tho horror and the stark confusion, The gaunt and grey monotony of war. " Older than you by half a generiilion, More tied, perhaps, by health or...
COAST'S POTATO EXPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
COAST'S POTATO EXPORT. . The BS Koonya was expected to leave - 'Devonport carly this morning for Syd ney. She had on board: 5130 Bes pota - - toesV 151 bgs turnips, 921 bgs peas »nd 193 bgs oats. With tho Burnie quan tities this made the total potato ship ment' 8864 bgs. There wcro 241a. bgs ? for Queensland and-1263 bgs for Ncw castll, leaving 4186 bgs. for Sydney.
CROPS AND MARKETS TASMANIAN MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
CROPS AND MARKETS I TASMANIAN MARKETS. DEVONPORT.-Mattera were very jnuch as anticipated in the Devonport j produco market yesterday. Deliveries by rall were 3020 bags potatoes and 17 j bags turnios, while those by road were j 280 bags peas, 2131 bags potatoes, 109 ¡ caga turnips. Cíood Brownclls brought from £15 to £16; Bismarcks, £15; and | Commonwealths £15/10/. Off-colors : were down to £0/10/ and £15. Some . of the farmers sent in mixed lots, ap parently honing to get top price for the lot, but there were too many on thc market for this to show a profit. Tur nips were worth about £8, while 10,6 was paid for blue peas, but little or nothing was doing in other lines. Uialt was reported weaker at £7. ULVERSTONE.-Tho short supply, of potatoes at Ulverstone continues/ . despite^ big prices. Up to last even-: "ine only 40 bags bad b«en delivered. Ín\;"wy of tho limited forwarding/ Takes were fully ma.ntamed Tho price paid for a line of over 100 sacks being £15/15/ per ton. BURNIE.-Th...
FRANKFORD DISTRICT PROVIDING TRANSPORT FACILITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
j FRANKFORD DISTRICT :;. PROVIDING TRANSPORT FACILITIES. ! HOBART, Thursday .-Mr. O'Keefe waited upon the Minister of Lands to day and urged that votes for public roads in thc Beaconsfield (Ustiict should bc put in hand as soon as pos sible, as thero were a large number of men out of work there. "The Mininer agreed to have the works IMUO un . with at an early date. j Mr. O'Keefè ' then pointed out that there was a largo, area of laud in the i Frankford district. consisting of thousands of acres." that were íiiitahle j for small fruit growing and the culti 'vntion of other produce, which could hî tnken up hy returned soldi irs and others if transport facilities vere ¡made available. Mr. O'Kcrfe Mig Igeslcd the installation of a motor loiry service pending tho construction of a railway from Beauty Point. Tlie Minister said that it was a big question, but ho would go into mat ters and seo if anything con'd be done.
SHIPPING ULVERSTONE. ARRIVALS.—January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
SHIPPING ULVERSTONE. ARRIVALS.-January 10. Koonya, ss, 1092 tons, t. L. iloly neaux, from Burnie. j llotomaharta, ss, 1777 tons, E. Evans, from Melbourne. Passengers: | -Saloon: Misses Knott, Scott, l'ack-: man, Rafferty; Mesdames Boweheir and infant, Weatherley, YeBand and child. j
DEPARTURE.—January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
DEPARTURE.-January 16. Rotomahami, ss, 1777 tons, E. Evans, for Melbourne. Passengers:-Saloon: Mesdames Greig, Luxton, Hanks, El lis, Nicholls, Rowe, Holmes, Lee, Hynd, Douglas, Kerr, Podgers, Sheehan, Thompson, Officer, Curtain, Giles, Veitch, Robinson, Buckett, Hone, Hardwick, Boutcher, Sedgebeer Fisher, Murphy, Hodge, Sergeant, Duffy, Men zies, Merridd, O'Connor, Walkley, Buckett, Radford, Young, Lovett; .Misses M'Kay, Riddell Wright, Jones, ¿His. Hallowes, Crowther (2), Turner, Londrigen, M'Nally, King, Stephens, Oliver (2), Jowett, Dyke, M'ßride, O'Brien, Edwards, Bell. Butler, Cur-J ran, Southerland, Dalley, Andrew, j Bourne, Biickett Sister Pratt. Pierce, Parker (2), Birth (2), Brown (2),In ward, Armytage, M'Niven, Irvine, | Ray, Creswell, Roberts, Surasion, Har- 1 risson, Millard, Bourne, Thomas, ? Red mond, Williams, Imlach, Dumaresq, W:dschart, Dick, M'Gann; Ke3srs Perker, Greig, Cuff, Gaunt, Brown, At- i kinson, Buxton, Hynds, - Dusting, Banks, Nicholls, Lording,' M'Cltir...
LIST "U." On Duty. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
LIST "V." On Diitr. S./Sgt. Redman, V. A: (dispenser), 1st A.A.H.. Burnie. Special Leave in Australia-1914 Men. Capt. Williams, E. 0. (M.CA. 45tli Batt.. Natone. Tasmania. 2nd/Cpl. Allison, V. H., 3rd F.O.B., Beaconsfield. Pte. Bantick, E. A., 1st M.G.B., Strahan. Spf,. Bellinger. A. F. (M.M. and Bar), 1st M.G.B.. Hadspen. T./Cpl. Bennett. L., 3rd F.A.B.. In vermay. A./Sït. Blyth, W. O., A.A.O.C., West Devonnort. L./CP1. Bracken. H. J., 12th Batt.. Zeehan. L./Col. Clavtnn. C. E., 12th Batt.. South Springfield. Cpl. Colbourn, R, F., Fly. Cps., Ho bart, Sgt. Crawford, R. W., 12th Batt., Ho bart. Cpl. Crook. C. A., 12th Batt., Laun ceston. . Gnr. Duke, N. A., 3rd F.A.B., Ho bart. C.S.M. 'Fisher. W. N., 12th Batt., Queenstown. L./C»l. Fox, F. B.- (M.M.). 12th Batt., Karoola. , Dvr. Geary. A. E., 51st Batt., Ingle wood, Vie. Gnr. Hart, 0. H.. 3rd L.T.M.B., Tre vallyn. Pto. Tfoncvsett, L. R., 15th F. Amb., Oxfordshire, England. S.C.O.M.S. Hudson, G. H., 4th F. Bkv., Launceston. ? Cpl. Jub...
ON THE WAY HOME TWO TASMANIAN PARTIES [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
ON THE WAY HOME TWO TASMANIAN PARTIES fho Dsfenee Department reports that the following Tasmanian soldiers aro returning to Australia: PER TROOPSHIP LEICESTER SHIRE. Invalids. ?'] Lieut. .'Montgomery, A., l'i'J i:att." 1 Branxholm. - J A/Cpl. Allison, P. T., 40H. Batt., Beauty Pointe Gnr. Aram, C., 11th F.A.B., Inveresk. CpV Bailey. R. B., 4th F.A.B.. Ho bart, v .'-.:'. .. Pte. Brown, L. N., 40th Batt,, Vic toria Valley. Pte. Colling, G. AV., 40th Batt., Eng land. Pto. Cressington.; B., A.S.C. Dtls., England. '..-:.. ^ V ; ' : Pte. Ellis, A. C. M., 40th Batt., S. Burnie.. A./Sgt. Fortham, T. W. (M.M)., 12th Batt., Launceston.. . I Gnr. Gillett, W. L. J., 6th F.A.B., Branxholm. Pte. Haig, H., 40th Batt., Hobart. Pte. Hammond, R. E., 15th Batt.", Sheffield. Pte. Hudson] A. E., 40th Batt., West Devonport. Sgt. Jenkins. A. E., 26ih Batt., Mac quarie Plains. Pte. Jones, II. A., 12th Batt., Oat lands. Pte. M'Guiro, P. P. V., 52nd Batt., Moorina. Pte. O'Brien. E.. 40th Batt.. Hobart. Brr. ...
SOLDIERS' CARS RESTRICTION ON PUBLIC EXUBERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
SOLDIERS' CARS RESTRICTION ON PUBLIC EXUBERANCE. A now War Precautions Peculation mnkes it an offence to obstruct motor cara carrying returned soldiers. This is the wording of tho regulation: Any person who without lawful authority obstructs, damages, or without the consent of the driver enters, or attempts to enter, any motor vc'iic'.> in which a sailor or soldier who i-- Icing ^Sir-içd from service abroad ii V--'ng conveyed * from nv wharf or railv"v stMinn. to any destination a-n"ir.tcd Iv t''r proper naval or militan- authority shall ho guiltv of an offence against tho Act, Apparently the regulation is in tended to place some restriction on the exuberance of city crowds.