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SASSAFRAS PIONEER'S [?] A RESIDENT FOR [?] [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

SASSAFRAS PIONEER'S i A RESIDENT KOK t i VEA!, Another of tin; roi Iv |..u!,i',r>. Sassafras distiitt in ihr James Sutler, y,.;ierd.iy |ia-.vl ; in his S3th year. Tho deceased grmlr!ii":i tra;!'. I Yorkshire, England, nu ..íi-pivaí' 1831, and emigrate! tu 'fa-mau n young man, settling in tlii-.v district over tn yoi- .v. >; ' farm now occupied hy Iii* --un. il J. Spurr. Ho retired i'r-'iii «n «' ¡HR pursuits some y, ar- r» '. little time hack li,-' m fad »« shock when an rustie,' ran it vehicle which he wa* ilrirn: Gilbert street, I.iitinJ.e, ami lo ? appeared to recover ii ? un it. jj been in a very low -.ut- <>f ÏJ somo weeks, and the 'tel w.i¡:' expected. His wile ] n*!rr.i somo four years nun.. Km four daughters are lr it to iiii>.:: loss. Tho funeral takes \ hiv at tb.' fras Cemetery at :l o Vlei k '-:

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
LATROSE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

LATROBE. Welcome nome.-Corporal A. G. Bar I ton, a returned Anzac on leave arriv ed home yesterday morning.' Although lie was expected home at an carly date, the exact day was not known, therefore it was impossible to arrange a formal welcome. The Rev. V. G. Britton, on behalf of residents of the town, op pressed pleasure at welcoming Corporal Harton back from France, and called for three cheers, which were heartily given hy alt present. Cycling anil Rimiiiug.-A cycle nea was run on the Latrobe track on Wed nesday night. There was a good at tendanrp of Hie public. The event, wiiich was a half-mile handicap, was run in two heats :»:<] ¡1 final. * There were 13 starters. Result :L. Schill, 80 yds., 1; J. Kirkwood. KKlyck, 2; N. Bramich, 110yds., 3. Won by a couple of lengths. - A 75yds. foot raco was also run off, for -which there were 15 start I ers, and this was also run in two heats ami a final, some good finishes being ¡witnessed. Resuit: E. M'Guire, 2yds., 'and J. Pric...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
ULVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

ULVERSTONE. ' Nietta Moils;- Tho Warden and councillors of Loren, "together with the Pnr!m!nentni'y'~rHre>cntn'ii,"i cf 1hi¿ electorate, are arranging a list of mat ters for which it has legitimate c'aims. It is considered that when the Pos' laaster-GcT'eral is. likely to form one oT th" Federal ParliamcptaT. fnrf v who will visit this portion of Títsmnnm during tho present month, one of the n «estions which should be brought un der notice is the position occupied hy tho people of Nietta in tho matter of postal facilities. It is very possible that ono of the places tho party will vkit will he this growing community, and it is thought when Mr. Webster is mado fully aware of the volumo of business dono in that locality with other parts of this State and Victoria, there will ba every chance of his be ing convinced that a mail every second day is totally inadequate. There is. ir was, a Progress Association formed in Xi'i'ti i tc advance its interests. If it h stiil i:i existence, thi...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SUPER-AIRSHIPS AMBITIOUS BRITISH SCHEME AIR SERVICE WITH AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

AMBITIOUS BRITISH SCHEME | AIR SERVICE WITH AMERICA. I LONDON, Tuesday.-It is currently! reported Ihat the Admiralty has Lc-, gun a big programme of airship .con struction, including monster vessels similar tu the largest Zeppelins, and of the right type. They will mainly he employed on sea palrol and obscr-| ration work and have a capacity nf Í,{K«,(KX» feet. Thev will bc capable of long-distance flights, un to SOCO j miles, and will have a lifting capacity j of Cl' tons, with a speed of 0-3 miles, an hour. The crow will number 2,>. The first of these super-Zeppelins will j to launched toward? tho end of the| year. ! The builders consider that an air ship mail service to America in the ' summer of 1020 is iv certainty.

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
A.I.F. DECORATIONS OBTAINING PHOTOS OF SOLDIERS [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

A.I.F. DECORATIONS OBTAINING PHOTOS OF SOLDIERS MELBOURNE. Thursday.-An en deavor is beincr made hy thc Austra lian war records section in Frnnco and Egypt to obtain individual photo graphs of all members of the Austra-' lian Imperial Force who have won de corations on active service. Many such men have returned to Australia on 1914 leave, or ns invalids before this action was taken. It is request ed tjiat they send two copies of their photos, with full particulars of reg!-. mont and decorations, to thc secre tary, Department of Defence War Museum (Melbourne). | -= ul- I

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
WAR DECORATION 1914-15 STAR RIBBON NOT YET CHOSEN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

WAR DECORATION 1914-15 STAR-'ïUBBON NOT YET CHOSEN. MELBOURNE, Thursday. - Sena tor Pearce, Minister for Defence, noti fies that a cable has been received from London to the effect that the cnoicc of a ribbon to be worn with the star to bo issued to troops who wero in action an 1914-1915 is under review. As it is not yet definitely determined what color this ribbon is to he, District Com mandants, have been instructed to the effect that the permission recently gran ted for those entitled to the 1914 and 1915 decoration to wear the ribbon of I tho Mons with the 1914 star, is now j withdrawn, and until such time as tho matter is definitely determined hy the War Office a ribbon is not to be worn.

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SETTLING SOLDIERS TASMANIA SPENDS £190,000. 459 APPLICATION'S FOR LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

SETTLING SOLDIERS TASMANIA SPENDS £190,000. j -159 APPLICATION'S FOR LAND. HOBART Thursday. - Thc -Minis ter of Lands (Hon. J. B. Hayes), re ferring to-day to what had been done m the way of the repatriation of sol diers, said that up to the end of the year. £190,000 had been spent on the purchase of farms and estafes, while advances for stock, seed, implements, and improvements reached £31,164. Some'459 applications for land by re turned soldiers had been received, of which 265 had been approved as suitable for farm life. Farms had been allot ed to 156; free selections of Crown lands to 43; remission of rent to Crown selectors totalled 41 ; remissions of rent to closer settlement lots, 3 ; advances on freeholds and private leaseholders, 13; total. 256. There had been eight cancellations._

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
LAUNCESTON HOSPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

LAUNCESTON HOSPITAL - » LAUNCESTON, Thursday.-At a meeting of tho Launceston Hospital to night it was reported that the receipts for the month of December totalled £902/17/3, includine tho Government grant, and monthly advance of £750. The expenditure was £1449/13/4 Pa tients admitted during tho month to talled 129, and 164 were discharged. Seven deaths had occurred.

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
TRADE WITH BRITAIN RESTRICTIONS RELEASED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

TRADE WITH BRITAIN RESTRICTIONS RELEASED. MELTOUiTNE. Thursday: - A cablegram from 'the Board of Trade, London, addressed to H.M. Trade Com missioner, at Melbourne, will be real with interest by merchants and manu facturers. The message reads:-... Since tho armistice has been signed many restrictions on manufacture have been withdrawn, while in the case of those which remain, licenses 'are be ing granted much more freely than before. Other relaxations nie con tinually being made. While the pre-war scale of export cannot be le gained nt once, it is possible for a considerable amount of _ trade to he j done by the principal industries in tho United Kingdom. Orders placed during the wnr now have a good pros pect of execution, and arrangements j for new business should be madel quickly. Control of prices is being maintained as far as nceeswry for establishing the market, and no frre cast of entire relaxation is at present possible. Permits to manufacture and prior ity certificates are n...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SHIPPING RELEASE COMMANDEERING TO CEASE OWNERS FREE FROM INTERFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

SHIPPING RELEASE COMMANDEERING TO CEASE OWNERS FREE FROM INTER FERENCE. LOXDON, Tuesday. - The Press Bureau announces that -the Shipping Controller has decided , that Br:Ji3ii ships completing voyages after March 1 pfc . United Kingdom ports, or, in exceptional cases nt ports abroad, " Trill be reolused from requisition except Ti hen requirod for. Government, pur poses. Shipowners will now be . free to make arrangements for tho employ ment of ships' from time to time as indicated, subject to tho Controllers' approval. With a view to safeguarding essential imports and exports for the: United Kingdom and tho Allies, it will bo necessary for some time tqmaintairi ?. system of direction a3 to the employ ment and tho limitation of freight rates for essential commodities. The power of requisition is reserved for use_ shmdd necessity arise. The" release does not apply to ships wholly engaged in naval or military services. ^^^^^^^

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

ÏCycle Capes. Driving Aprons, Leg ings, Horse and Cow Rugs, cheapest ï Sß*dIo»3 Depot, Devonport,*

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
AMERICA BONE DRY PROHIBITION CERTAIN 34 STATES RATIFY NEW LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

AMERICA BONE DRY I PROHIBITION CERTAIN I I 24 STATES RATIFY NEW LAW. I WASHINGTON, Tuesday. - Thirty four States have ratified the amend ment of tile constitution prohibiting tho drink traffic in the United States, ihe final passage of the amendment h certain. [Cefuro tho American Constitution cnn include prohibition, 30 out of 48 States must ratify the amendment, which was passed by over two-third ma jorities hy both Federal Houses. Dur ing 1918 fourteen Statcî ratified. These included six States which were "wet." Ho far this year 19 prohibition States and one "wet" State have voted in favor. It is regarded as certain that the ratifications will operate in suffi cient time to bridge the Spacé of tem porary prohibition, which will be in full force during demobilisation from July 1. In the meantime all distilleries and breweries are closed, and the manufac ture of wine ceases on May 1.]

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
MILITARY TRAGEDY MAJOR SEATON SHOT DEAD AN AUSTRALIAN ARMY DOCTOR. LIEUTENAT-COLONEL ARRESTED [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

MILITARY TRAGEDY MAJOR SEATON SHOT DEAD AN AUSTRALIAN ARMY DOCTOR. LIEUTEX^XT-COLONEL ARRESTED LOXDOX, Tuesday. - A sensational tragedy has just been recorded. Major Miles Charles Seton, of thc Australian Medical Corps, ivas shot dead at the house of his cousin, Sir Malcolm Seton, Holland Park, by Lieut.-Colonel N. C. Rutherford, a Territorial medical officer, who has been arrested and charged at tho West London Police Court with murder, and remanded until January 22. lt to ,,mt,.r=tn",! tW WI ii is nmiersioou mat accused nan just arrived from the front. He sought an interview with the deceased. Tile interview terminated with revolver shots after the lapse of ten minutes. The "Daily Chronicle" states that Rutherford and Seton became acquain ted while on active service, and that their difference arose over a lady. Sir Malcolm Seton heard reports, and he ascended and found Major Seton's body on the threshold of the dining room. Colonel Rutherford was stand ing with his back to the fir...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

At'fiTRALTA DAY CELEBRATIONS. LOXDOX. Tuesday.-Tho Australia day celebrations will include the usual ; ; n ice at St. Dunstan's Church. The IVshop of London preaches. General birdwood will attend, and it is possible also that the Prince of Wales will bo '¡resent, in addition to Admiral Sir l ionel ITiilsry. commander of the Aus tralian fleet.

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
CROWDED LIFE AUSTRALIAN'S EXPERIENCES. AMAZING ROLE OF ADVENTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

CROWDED LIFE AUSTRALIAN'S EXPERIENCES. - AMAZLVC ROLE OF ADVENTURE. Captain L. W. White, a Melbourne jinan, who is connected with the Atts Í indian Flying Corps, has reached Lon don ofter extraordinary adventures. Hn was captured in Jlesopotamia early in 1916, and was taken to a camp at Anatalia, where doctors bound his leg sn tightly that blood ceased to flow to it. By pretending that he was suffer ing from consumption White was sent to a hospital in Constantinople, where lie secured a fez ¡ind clothing, ¿ind cov ered his skin with boot polish. Then he bribed some engineers and was al lowed to hide in a steamer's ballast tanks for 36 days. After an awful journey he reached Odessa, which was occupied by Austrian and German troops ; sn ho hid in the Bolshevik quarters, armed with a revolver. Buying a Jtussinn passport, he join ed another airman. White escaped, and drew rations from the Austrians, and arranged to join the Cossacks on the Don, but hearing of tho armistice, he stowed aw...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
LABOR'S BID IN BRITAIN WOULD OUST ASQUITHIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

LABOR'S BID IN BRITAIN WOULD OUST ASQUITHIAKS. _ A London messago says that the claim of tile Labor Party to he regard ed as tho Official Opposition in the House of Commons, carries -with it the important implication that Labor con siders itself able to form an alterna tive Corcrnment if called upon. Much will depend upon the decision of the Sneaker whether Lahor can ac tually sidetrack the Asquith Party ob taining all the privileges of the Oppo sition, including the occupation of the Opposition Whip's rooms and preced ence in debate.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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WOOING THE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

WOOING THE LADIES. Tlio oxcrntivo' of tho Labor l'nrty lias decided to fight all Parliamentary vacancies. , As it is realised that women largely voted against Labor, the executive bas decided immediately to introduce into Parliament a Bill already drafted pro viding for the complete equality of women and men, both in tho House of Commons and in the House of Lords, and also in voting power, and entry into professions. Tho National Democratic Party, which returned ll candidates, has is-' sued a manifesto repudiating the idea of a class war, and intimating that it will co-operate with any party passing legislation for tba uplifting of the people.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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FROM FIELDS OF FAME 1,300 MEN AT FREMANTLE LEICESTERSHIRE'S MEN ARRIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

FROM FIELDS OF FAME 1,300 MEN AT FREMANTLE I LEICESTERSHIRE'S MEN ARRIVE. I ". FREMANTLE, Thursday. - With lcCO troops cn board, ' the transport Leicestershire arrived from London last night. The vessel left ?lor.ticn or. December 9 and came via Suez, when: a number of Light Horse embarked. She had a fino passage. Thc health of ibo troop3 ivas go*!. The voyage was Twinned this morning.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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EMBARGO ON EGGS OBJECTION TO REMOVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

EMBARGO ON EGGS OBJECTION" TO REMOVAL. MELBOUHXE, Thursday. - Mr. Mas-ey Greene, Minister for Customs, to-day received a deputation from co operativo egg producers, and promised sympathetic consideration to their re quest that the present embargo against the importation bf eggs from the East 6hou,ld be retained. ?

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL THE FEDERAL LIMITATION'S. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919

SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL THE FEDERAL LIMITATION'S. To the Editor. Sir,-In connection with the corres pondence now appearing on tho subject of war memorials, I should like to place before your readers the substance of a circular recently issued by tho De partment of Repatriation. Tile circular says: "That, subject to the ruling prin ciple that funds raised for tho erec tion of soldier memorials must hare for their sole objective definite benefits to returned soldiers or to soldiers' depen dants, applications for permission to appeal for such funds may bo approved by a State Board on the following con ditions:-(1) That funds raised shall be vested in a trust approved by the com mission ; (2) all profits, rents, etc., ac cruing from such memorials shall be the property of such trusts, and shall bo de voted to any purpose that is for the benefit of returned soldiers or their de pendents in the district in which such fund has been raised; (3) war memor ials^ not having for their definite ob je...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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