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PROBLEMS OF TRANSPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
. PROBLEMS OF TRANSPORT. The Director-General of Demobilisa tion (Sir John Monash) states that the question of repatriating tho men direct from Franco will shortly bft de rided, but is beset with difficulties. Vi".etv-iwo thousand Australians aro still in France. The majority are anxious for furlough in Britain before embarkation. If rennired to return to Franco part catch tho ship-train and Channel ferry boals. The majority nf Australian ships - bring cargo to "...itain from Australia, and therefore Mier" would be no saying of shipping V transporiîniî tho men direct from ^rinw. It ¡5 expected to transfer .-/VI daily from Franco as soon ni '.'ia depots in England aro cleared T-fc of tho present occupants. There after will bo maintained a similar stream to Australia. Tho January transports mainly are lilied with unfit, but by thc middle of February tho despatch of the 1915 class will bo in full swing. This will merge into n, stendv demobilisation, though priority will bp given accord...
THE DIGGERS TASMANIANS' STATION. EARLY TROUBLES AT ABBEVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
THE DIGGERS TASMANIANS* STATION. EARLY TROUBLES AT ABBE VILLE. SVhen all the Australians were rest . ng in the Abboville and Etnples dis tricts conditions were congested. The ''.on were crowded into farms and. /illflges in the cold, cheerless months, ind. little was doing. The padres .generally thought that these condi .ions wore bad for the men, who, dur ing the first idleness following tho strain of fighting were given no occu pation, few drills, and indulged in a good deal of loafing. Some sections found the estaminets tho most pleasant places of amuse ment. A few bad characters formed a gang of. sandbagged, and, - caused unrest until they were smashed. One bf their "most daring exploits .was. as follows:-They learned that 'JK'prrty was requisitioned to protect tile railway station. They went to the officer in charge and said that they had been detailed for the work. Thc officer accepted this, and tho station and registered mail were looted. The departure of four divisions re lie...
BXPORTS.—Janunry 16. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
BXPORTS.-Janunry 16. - l'er ss Itotomahana, for Melbourne: -2 ess ploughs, 1 bdl handles, T. Rosevear ; 2 ess confectionery, and sun dries. River Don Trading Co. . 1 motor, E'. T. Clements and Co.: and sundries. Rotomahana. ss, from Melbourne j via Burnie, reached Devonport yester day morning with passengers and cargo. Departure for Melbourne di rect was taken during the afternoon. The vessel is duo herc again in the morning, and the return trip will he via Burnie. Marrawah, ss. is to leave Mel bourne at 2 p.m. to-morrow for De vonport via tho usual ports, and should put in an appearance here on Monday afternoon. She is to sail on return as soon as thc customary cargo engagements are complete. Wallsend, ss, from Adelaide, is ex pected to reach Devonport on Monday. After taking in stores and hunker coal, she is to proceed to New caland. Koonya, ss, loaded produce at Devon port, and was to sail during the night for Sydney direct.
IMPORTS.—January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
ÏMPORTS.-Jnnunry 16. I Per ss Rotomahana, from Melbourne: I -14 bgs flour, 17 bgs pollard, W B. . Cocker and Co.; 20 bgs salt, 1 cs oil, Edwards and Strettle; 4 ess oil, 7 csks . vinegar, 6 ess starch and sundries, .Hirer Doh Trading Co.; also, 74 ess iruit, 68 bgs flour,' 22 bgs pollard, 41 bis sacks, 2(5 bgs salt, TO bgs bran and sundries.
BURNIE. ARRIVAL.—January 16. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
BURNIE. ARRIVAL.-January 16. Rotomahana. ss, 1777 tons. E.. Evans, from Melbourne. Passengers: Mesdames M'Kinnon, Perry and child, Patten,' Magill, Hawkins. Nicholls, Tait and 2 children, Graham, Coleman, Röwo (21. Dunn, Tomlinson, Benson, Dixon, Stitchell, Winn, Thompson, Ingmèlls, Tinsley, Holland, Craddock, M'Gowan, Peters, Vernon ard child, Mann, Green and child, Rothe, Ed wards, Burke and child, Potter, :. Battye, Hiples, Gnllidge and child, Clark and child, McDougall and boy, Davey, Stewart, Opitz, Pike, Coverlid, Gale and child, Edgar and O'Neill; Misses M'Kinnon, Magill, Hawkins, Solomon, Hart, Coleman, Pike, Glass ford. Dunn, O'Neill. Boyes (2), Kemp, Batchelor, Dixon, Mitchell. Sharman, Gunderson, Smith, Stanford, Williams, Norman, M'Nair, Hodpins, Stanley, Hadley, Berwick, Sinclair. Hawse, Styles, Husing, Doust, O'Neill, Mont gomery, Newton, Barker, Lincoln and Gordon; Messrs. M'Kinnon and son. Perry, Ratten, Magill, Hawkins and son, Tait, Pike (2), Stearns, Good ridgo, T...
TROUBLED IRELAND DRASTIC POLICY LIKELY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
I TROUBLED IRELAND I DRASTIC POLICY LIKELY. ITH'liUX. Tuesday"-Tho" "Loni Lieu inant nf Ireland. Vi-'nunt French, mvciicd a (KiifiTt'iKo at Dublin C'as e \A>\ neda. It K interpreted in imo quarters tn indicate a drastic tili-Sinn Win policy. Apprehension is (lt that thc future may bring serious The "Daily Xeivs" say- that Lord 'renell remain* theoretically a lome Hiller, and an ami-partitionist f Lister, hut at present his policy is 0 rule with a strong hand until he i* atisfied that the country i&lt; willing tn dopt a more moderate ruiir-e.
FEEDING EUROPE BIG SCHEME CONTEMPLATED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
I mr. SCHEME CONTEMPLATED. ILÍ>X r)1 )N," Ti'u'sd Ty.-Tilt» Paris cur- j espiuud iu ot tlu- Press Httreau j tates that tlie third meeting of the j lupreiiie Council to supply relief for! Surope, un Munday considered the! ire>ent jmsitinn ot relief work in Hel ium. Northern i'rani e, and South- j Sastern Europe, ns well us Northern Europe. Cen. -rally speaking there ras considered to lu.- a sufficbiit rorld's supply of lund I » meet the leeds ot the Allies ami the liberated erritnrii-s. All possible steps are to e taken to meet them, and to solve ho connectant financial and transport ii estiuns. ,lt v.f.is agreed that all ' »ur Allied ruimtries should partici ple in the fina m ia] arrangements. ; |Ci>n*iilerat¡on ivas al-o piven to the Stn! supplies nf neutrals and Hui
LUXEMBURG A CONDITION OF SEE-SAW. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
A CONDITION OF SEE-SAW. »KUSSELS, Tuesday.-A recent »able stated that the Grand Duchess of Luxemburg was on tho point of abdi cating. A report now to hand states that a Republic was proclaimed by a Committee of Public Safety, but it j lasted only six hours, as the French j military restored order. j (A prior message react:-Tho reunion I of Luxemburg with Belgium is openly canvassed, and it is suggested that a plebiscite should be taken nu the stil> jeet. Reports ure in circulation to tho effect that a Republic will be pro ' rlaimed in the interval.]
WURTEMBURG'S APPEAL ECONOMIC ALLIANCE WITH ALLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
TOTEMBURG'S APPEAL ECONOMIC ALLIANCE WITH i ALLI KS. PARÍS, Tuesday. - Thc Wurtem burg Government lias issued ¡in appeal to reason, urging the citizens to put down revolutionary conspiracies. "Na tional unity," proclaims the appeal, "»?¡is never more essential, in view of the Government decision to seek an economic alliance willi the Entente Powers, partieularlv with France and ¡ Belgium. '_ J
BELGIAN PRESSMEN ENTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
RELGIAX PRESSMEN' ENTER TAINED. LOXDOX. Tuesday-One hundred lït lgîan journalists who have taken refuge in England during tho ivar were entertained last evening bv Lord Burnham, proprietor of the London "Daily Telegraph." prior to their rt* turn to Belgium. Many British jour nalist!' were present hy 'invitation.
AUSTRALIAN NAVY EARLY RETURN EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
AUSTRALIAN NAVY | EARLY RETURN EXPECTED. It is expected that very shortly the Australian destroyers will be free of Admiralty control, and the authorities now hope that the whole of the Aus tralian squadron, under an admiral who is now büíng selected, will be in Australia in time to receive Lord Jel licoe, who. will go to Canada, rr South Africa before Australia, probably yisit i ing. the Pacific Islands, and studying j their strategic values, before going' to Sydney, where he is to arrive in May, Australian sailors are receiving ex j tended furloughs, and Admiral Ha worth Booth is arranging for a pleas ant and leisurely voyage. Sir Joseph Cook (Australian Minis ter for Navy) states that Lord Jelli coe will travel in tho battle-cruiser New Zealand.
BOAT HARBOR. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
BOAT HARBOR. Picnic. Tho conimitteo in charge oí the arrangements for tho monster pic nic met on Wednesday night. Cr. Chapple, secretary, reported that ar rangements wero proceeding satisfac torily. Tn view of tho abandonment of the anniversary meeting in Wyn yard, it was decided to hold tho picnic on 27th inst. It was decided to ask Messrs. M'Bain and Colo to run ex cursions to tho beach on this dav and to ask Mr. Titlcy if ho would run ex cursions with his motor launch. Every thing points to a successful function.