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SO SOLDIERS RETURN HOME. WELCOME AT DURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
30 SOLDIERS RETURN HOME. WELCOME AT BURNIE. &nbsp; &nbsp; A party of 30 returned soldiers ar- rived at Burnie by the Rotomahana yesterday morning from Melbourne. They were welcomed by the reception committee, motored to the railway station, and entertained at breakfast before leaving for their homes in the early trains. Details: SOUTERN MEN. . Pte. P. P. Bender, 12th Batt. Pte. C. A. Carter, 12th Batt. Pte. Vf. J. Dickenson, 12th Batt. Pte. A. Snrgostrom, 12th Batt Pte. M. J. Hawkesford, 2nd A.A.O. I Pte. H. K. Powell ¿rol, Pte. F. A. Smart, 40th Batt. Pte. II. Williams, 12th Batt. Pto. II. R, Worrey. 40th Batt. Pte. A. Bond. 41st Batt. Pte. Vicary. A.M.C. Capt. R. Remington, Dental Corps. Pte. B. Gill, 2nd Field Ambulance. Annie Corpl. A. B. Turner, D.C.M., Oth Batt. NORTHERN MEN. Pte. C. Christopher, 12th Batt. Pte. E. R. Davis, 40th Batt. Pte. H. Dennis, 40th Batt. Pte. A. E-. D. Egarton. 40th Batt. Pte. W. W. Hinds, 39tfi Batt. Pte. .T. A. Raynor, 40th Batt. Pte....
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
DEATH. SPURR. — On January 16, at his late residence, Sassafras, James Spurr, &nbsp; aged 88 years. &nbsp; FUNERALS. &nbsp; SPURR. — The Funeral of the late James Spurr will leave his late resi- dence, THIS DAY (Friday), at 3 o'clock, for the Sassafras Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend. MILLER. — The funeral of the late Thomas Stewart Miller will leave his late residence, Best street, West Devonport, THIS DAY, at 2 p.m., &nbsp; for the Bluff Cemetery. Friends please accept this intimation. — JEF- FREY, Undertaker. PROTESTANT ALLIANCE. — Members of the Loyal Mersey Lodge, No. 9, P.A.F.S.O.A., are requested to ATTEND THE FUNERAL of their late brother, T. S. MILLER, which leaves his late residence, &nbsp; Best street, Devonport, at 2 p.m., THIS DAY for the Bluff Cemetery. — F. W. PADFIELD, Sec. IN MEMORIAM. &nbsp; ALEXANDER. — In loving memory of our dear husband and father, Joseph, who departed this life, January 17, 1917, at Burni...
The Advocate. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1915. A QUESTION OF ECONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
THE ADVOCATE FAIR AND IMPARTIAL FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1919 A QUESTION OF ECONOMY. If the Premiers and other Ministers &nbsp; who attend the pending conference of Premiers wish to prove their sincerity as economists, they will surely com e to some workable decision in regard to &nbsp; &nbsp; the costly, unnecessary and utterly unwarranted duplication of the mach- inery of taxation in Australia, The time is coming when the overburdened citizens of Australia will demand the application of business methods in the domain of tax gathering. The legiti- mate prospective demands on the purses of the people will be heavy enough in all conscience, without superadding to the weight by defence- less and outrageous extravagances, such as persistence in duplicating the machinery of tax-collecting imposes. When the estimates were before the House of Representatives Mr. Watt, in answer to objections from the econ- omy corner, assured the House that he had tackled the budget fig...
STATE PENSIONERS EXEMPTION FROM PESIDENTIAL FEES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
I-: STATE PENSIONERS &nbsp; EXEMPTION FROM RESIDENTIAL &nbsp; FEES. &nbsp; HOBART, Thursday.-Mr. M. J. &nbsp; O'Keefe waited on the Minister of Lands (Hon. J. B. Hayes) to-day and advocated that those in receipt' of old age and invalid pensions, and living on residence or occupation licenses, should be exempt from paying fees to the Lands and Mines Department. The Minister of Lands said that any applications for exemption would be &nbsp; favorably entertained.
AUSTRALIAN BOLSHEVISM HOW TO DEAL WITH THE MENACE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
AUSTRALIAN BOLSHEVISM HOW TO DEAL WITH THE &nbsp; MENACE. SYDNEY.-Speaking at Albion Park, Mr. Mark Morton, M.L.A., said it was time the people rose against those who advocated Bolshevism, and had them &nbsp; shipped to Russia, where they would get practical experience of it. This country was on the verge of thc greatest indus- trial upheaval in its history. This was duo to organised Bolshevism. The people were very long suffering if they allowed these men, for their own bene- fit, to wreck the social order of things. It was the duty of the Federal Govern- ment to deal firmly with this menace, and instead of releasing the interned Germans it should send them back to their own country.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
THE "ONOTO" PEN. A NIB IN EVERY STYLE. &nbsp; &nbsp; The "ONOTO" fills itself with Ink easily and quickly from any Ink supply. It is the only Pen that you can rely upon to fill itself properly. IT CAN'T LEAK. If you buy the wrong kind of Pen &nbsp; to-day you will probably wish for an "ONOTO" to-morrow, SO BE SURE TO GET AN "ONOTO." The Pen to Possess . ... Price: Seventeen Shillings. A. W. BIRCH A LL AND SONS, &nbsp; &nbsp; Tho "ONOTO" Pen Warehouse -. LAUNCESTON. A REPUTATION FOUNDED ON QUALITY OUR SUITS ARE ALWAYS PROPERLY MADE IN EVERY DETAIL, and the MATERIAL IS ONLY OF THE &nbsp; BEST PROCURABLE. You will get true value with us. This applies to all our &nbsp; HABERDASHERY as well as our TAILORING DEPARTMENT MAY WE HAVE THE PLEASURE OF A VISIT FROM YOU COX AND WEBB, LTD., NEXT "ADVOCATE" OFFICE, ROOKE STREET, DEVONPORT &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
SOLDIERS IN POLITICS—2 To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
SOLDIERS IN POLITICS-2 To the Editor. Sir,- In a previous letter I appealed for a display of sentiment. In this I wish to urge the exercise of reason. Sentiment is evanescent, and without &nbsp; some form of ceremony will soon lan- guish. Recognising this, I fear that, &nbsp; under some such form as that I sug- gested be practised, our sentiment will keep green but for a very little while. Reason on the other band is enduring, and its exercise leads to lasting results. Therefore, I think it behoves us to make an effort to reason soundly. Here, however, is some of the reasoning employed in re- gard to important political ques- tions; Things are drifting to a very dan- gerous position. All hope in connec- tion with many of our politicians can be cut out. Compare: "It is time the amateur had a chance. If he fails to prove himself the man we need well thank heaven we shall still have the returned soldier, and we can get some comfort in the fact that the returned man cann...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
POPULAR CASH COLUMN. Only PREPAID Advertisements are inserted in this column, and at the following rates: 14 words (not exceeding 3 lines) 0 6 (Six advts. for 2/6.) 20 words (not exceeding 4 lines) 1 0 25 words (not exceeding 6 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 this column. A. J. Barwick (late Brander), Forwarding and Customs Agent, Burnie. Prompt and careful. A.T. Jacobs', Burnie, for prime corned beef. Large quantities at reduced prices. &nbsp; &nbsp; AFTERNOON tea, supper, ice creams, summer drinks, Nonpariel &nbsp; Tea Rooms, Burnie. &nbsp; &nbsp; All accounts owing to Stokell, Jeweller, Burnie, must be paid before &nbsp; the end of this month. &nbsp; BRING or send your watches, clocks, and jewellery for repairs to Stokell, Jeweller, Burnie. &nbsp; &nbsp; BINDER Twin...
OLD UUNCESTONIAN'S DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 17 January 1919
OLD LAUNCESTONIAN'S DEATH LAUNCESTON, Thursday. - Mr. Matthew Hill, a resident of Launces ton for over 45 years, died at an early hour this morning at the advanced age of 82. For many years deceased was connected with the firm of W. Hart and Sons, hut latterly had carried on an estate agency. "Should Married Men Fly?" de &nbsp; mands a headline. The answer is that many married men would, if only &nbsp; they knew where to fly to. &nbsp;
POLICY OF SECRECY ITS FOLLY EXPOSED BY THE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
POLÍCY OF SECRECY ITS I OLLY EXPOSED BY THE PRESS. PARÍS, Wednesday.-Mr. Fraser, the Australian Press Association's spe cial correspondent nt Paris, says the decision merely to issue an official communique daily, and to maintain ab soluto secrecy, also placing an em bargo on the delegates against discuss ing tho conference with tho press, has occasioned a vigorous protest to Mr. Lloyd George from tho Empire's press representatives. It was pointed ont that secrecy strikes a blow at Dr. Wil son's firsi point, to the effect that covenants should he openly arrived nt. With a conference of 62 delegates, rep resenting 23 separate nations, the pre venting of leakage would bo difficult, especially when some delegates were disgruntled by defeat, and would seek tn gain the public car. This would in evitably lead to inaccurate information escaping.
PRESSMEN CONSULTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
PRESSMEN COXSüLTED. NEW YORK, Wednesday-Tho cor respondent nf the Tress Bureau of Caris sa vs that Dr. Wilson and the Primo Ministers and Foreign Secretar ios of the Allies discussed tho relations between the conference and the press .-.nd referred the matter to a meeting of the press and the Allied and Asso ciated CiovTTtnonts this aftcrnon, for an interchange of views concerning futuro methods.
LAUNCESTON TRAM FARES PROPOSED NEW SCALE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
LAUNCESTON TRAM FARES I PROP').SED NEW SCALE. _..... ..l.t. T.ACNCKSTON", Friday.-Alderman . A. Whitaker has piren nntiee toi av.. at the next Meeting of thc City imuil iliat from a date to he fix I. the following fares shall apply to e Launceston municipal tramways: Sundays, fares for all sections, 3d: [???h days, between King's Bridge and r'íhane street, ld; all other routes, sh 3d; and tickets, 6 for ll.
SUPER-SUBMARINES SECRET BRITISH INVENTION TERRIBLE TOLL OF THE HUNS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
SUPER-SUBMARINES SECRET BRITISH INVENTION j TERRIBLE TOLL OF THE HUN3. j LOX DON, Wednesday. - Very inter esting. Octa da have been revealed of a type of JJritish submarine cruisers call ed K. boats, propelled with steam, hav ing two funnels. These boats were very useful in the war. Their tonnage ¡3 ITO, their length 40 feet, with a 2'JJft. beam, a surface speed of 24 knots, and submerged speed of 10 knots. Thc vessels had an effective range of 3C00 miles, carrying 18 torpedo tubes and guns big enough to match anything ex cept DreadnougSts or battle cruisers. Tlie part they played in defeating Ger many cannot even yet bo disclosed, but they proved ono of the most valuable arms of thc naiy
SENIOR COUNTRY BURSARIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
SENIOR COUNTRY BURSARIES. Value £2 or £12, together with a boarding allowance of £20, or a travelling allownnco not exceeding £5. Bursaries have been awarded to all who qualified. 1. Thorne, Harold, Launceston State High. 2. Agar. Geoffrev, Devonport, Inter mediate High, 3. Tilomas, Geoffrey 0., Hutchins. 4. Cross, Clarcnco W., Launceston State Hick 5. Kell, Albert T. Launceston State 'High. 6. Headman. Constance P., Devon port Intermediate High. 7. Pose William- E., Launceston ' State Hieb. 8. Williams. Henry A. J., Launces ton State High. 9. Linnell, Alan J., Hobart State High. 10. Ellings, Edwin E., Launceston State High. 11. Jackson, Vera, Devonport Inter mediate High. 12. Mellor, David P., Launceston State High. 13. l>tts, Lionel K., Launceston Stato High. 14. Anderdon. Hilda M., Devonport Intermediate High.. 15. - Clerk. Hugh. Launceston State Hi"h. 16. Morice. -Tuck L., Launceston State High. 17. T.vnrh. Jarres, St. Virgil's. 19. Fenton. Jean E., Ulverstone Church Grammar....
SENIOR CITY BURSABRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
SFA'TOPv CTTVT.lTTtSABTES. Vahío Í2 nr «12. Pnrsarics have been awrdcd to tho first six on tho list. 1. Rii«ell. MalH A., Launceston State Hitit School. 2. Furn1:, Dora AL Launceston State Fielt School. 3. ' H'-rV. Phyllis M., Hobart State Hiah. .1. Hadley, lioberfc H., Hutchins. 5. Webster, Hindi C., Hutchins. G. Lawson. Melbourne L., Launces ton State Hieb. 7. Silence, Doris, Hobart State Hieb. B. Fwd. John D. L., Hobart State Hielt. í). ÍTrnubart. Kenneth M.. Hutchins 10. Hyfield, Kathleen C., Collegiate. 11. Davmond. Jack E., Launceston State High. 12. - Cornisli Dorothy, OTobart Stalte High. _
JUNIOR COUNTRY BURSARIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
.TTTNïOTl. COUNTRY nUTfSATUES. ' Value f.1 or £12. together with a bawling allowance of £20, or -n travelling allowance not exceeding j £ö. Bursaries hare been awarded ; to thc first 3?. OM th" list. _ t 1. Fleming, Dnrotfiy. Deloraine. I 2. TTnrricon. Brain, Oncen°town. ' 3. Ellison. Thomar, West Zeehan. ?', Trlln. Edith, Oneenstown. 5. Westbrook, Marjorie, Queens town. 0. Di'rey, Sydney, Castle Forbes Rav.' 7. Wright. Reginald. Ulverstone, a. Phono. Tîita. New Norfolk. 0. M'Donabl, Cortie, Geeveston. 10. Campbell. Elisabeth. Pioneer.. 11. Sn!t«r, Alan, St. Marv's. 12. T^wis. J>rnar«l, Scottsdale. 13. Mather. Joseph, Devonport In termediate. U. Knifrhk. Trwin, F'lintt. _ IS.. Parrall, Florence. Burnie. IQ. T>"inhiin. Marguen ie, Devonport, Convent. 17. C-"-. Muriel, Ri.rn-V. TTnrmon, Mildred. T nnuford ; O'Neill. .Tarne«. St. Helen's. &lt;Y). Watt. laura. St. Helen's. 91. Nichol*. Cordon. Ulrerst-ono. W. Fielding. F«:e. l»ewnln. 23. Archer. Keith, Kimberley: Gol lan. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
Essentially voil adapted for the feeding of young and growing animals', used last Season with preat success by Ponltrymen. Produces rich Winter Fodder, cleaners the land, adds nitro gen to the soil. Highly recommended. WRITE TO-DAY FOR QUOTATION*. YOU CWT AFFORD TC) HE WITHOUT THIS VALUABLE CROP. Full particulars by Return. Judge for yourself. (F. H. Branning. Pty., Ltd.). Everything for the Farm. fri EL1ZXBETR STREET, MELBOURNE rjTl W I ¡J E, g A C K 8, AND p A C K S. We have now received supplies, and can quoto at Cheap Rates. JQINSEED QIL ]y£EAL For Fattening and Keeping your Stock in Health, and suits the Poultry ns well. jyjOUNT J^YELL JJIGH-GRADE jyjANURES Should be Used to Socuro Good Results; Also A T U R A L Q.UANO. Tho Only Manuro on the Market Containing POTASH. THE TASMANIAN W00LGR0WEB5' AG ENC? COMPANY LIMITED. arOHN SEE AND CCU (ESTABLISHED 1E64). GENERA7 PRODUCE SELLING AGENTS. 212 AND 214 SUSSEX STREET, SIDNEY, NEJV SOUTH WALES. Consignments of POTATOES, OATS, HAFF. ...
AWARD OF BURSARIES [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
AWARD OF BURSARIES The Bursaries Act of 1915 provides for tho award of bursaries under the following conditions:-(1) Junior bur saries are awarded to children under the age of 14 yrars on Junuary 1 on thc ro3u!t of the qualifying examina tion conducted by the Education De partment. (2) Senior bursaries are awarded io children under the age of IQ years on January 1 on the results of the Junior Public Examination, conducted by the University of. Tas mania. (S) All bursaries are tenable for two years at a State High School, an Intermediate High School, or a registered secondary school approved hy tho board. (4) If . the bursary is .-held at a State High School tho value is £2. ... If it is hold at an approved secondary school an additional allow ance of £10 per annum is paid towards tho cost of defrayirg the school-fees. In addition to thc above thc board mny, if ii sees fit, grant n boarding allowance of £20 per annum or a trar veiling aHowanco.net exceeding £5 per annum. The followir...