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ULVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
ULVERSTONE. ?R-eovering.-Tho friends of Mr. Thomas Wilson, builder and contractor, will I o glad to know that on inquiry yesterday it was learned that he was improving, and was aldo to sit up for I a short time. Ee has been confined to his room now for something Uko twelve weeks, which ¡Ü sufficient tu show that- : our. respectivo townsman Ins had a bad time. I The Late Mr. Johnston.-At a mcct j ii'.g of the hoard of management of tho ! Ulverstone Presbyterian Church held I on Monday night, a motion expressing ; (".yidolencc with Mr?. Johnston and i family in their sad 'bereavement wijfÇ ? passed. Mr. Júhñsioh had for thirty I years been a loyal supporter of thé j chinch, and had been a member of the ; board of management for a consider ? able period, Steps have also been taken j to phco a tablet in tho church in his memory. tile unveiling of which will take place ' in the course of a few weeks. Soldiers and Politics,-A niéeting of ; thc Leven branch of the Returned Sot ! diers' Lea...
LATROBE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
LATROBE. Death of Miss Annie Goodwin.-It.is' witli regret that wo have to record the death of Miss Annie Louisai Goodwin, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs.*"C" Goodwin, which occurred on Friday morning after a lengthy illness. The deceased lady was prior to her illness employed by the Education Department, and had charge of the State School nt Legana, and general regret is express ed on all sides at her early death, and sympathy is general for tho ' parents and family at their bereavement. Tho funeral will take olace to-morrow at 3 P-m- '. .;? - ???? ? ?.?]
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
|:-7-- S r MR. ' STANLEY GIBSON, Pupil of Signor Alberto Zclman,' .teacher:of the art of Violin and Piano forte playing, RESUMES TUITION on January 27. Prospectus for 1919 in cludes Special Courses of liand and arm training, founded on tho prin ciples of the Ostrovsky System, ' Address: No. 7, First Floor, .? A.MiP., BUILDINGS, DEVONPORT. .j^£RS:" -, . H - .L O N I E, TEACHER OF PIANOFORTE AND ? SINGING, Resumes Tuition on MONDAY, Jan. 20, at tho .Congregational Hall, Steele street, W. Devonport. ' MRS. MYER, L.A.B., Teacher of Music and Water Color Paint ing, South Burnie, offers to visit i Penguin and Wynyard, if Sufficient in jducement offers. / I See Burnie news cojuma. /
NORTH-WESTERN NEWS. SHEFFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
NORTH-WESTERN NEWS;; . HEFFISLD. . ,., .Qualifying Exam.-Tho result'of tho qualifying examination for entrance-to tho. State High Schools was .received with much gratification, "Ejglifcj Shofc field children faced the ordcaÇ and|¿hP' whole of them passed the test.-Cline* of the number, Keith Viney, who isitun dçr 14 years of age, nlsougained tho distinction of winning n. bursary, en titling him-to ¿the allowance of £20 per annum for two years for board. Mr. j Morgan, the school master, hasioyory reason to feel proud bf thc results. ; ??
ESCAPE FROM QUARANTINE. WARRANT ISSUED FOR ARREST. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
ESCAPE PROM QUARANTINE. WARRANT ISSUED FOR ARREST. MELBOURNE, Friday.-This morn inrr a warrant was issued for the arrest of Daniel Richardson, who was ordered to answer B charge of having escaped from quarantine at Portsea. Richard son, who lives in Adelaide, arrived here recently in the Port Sydney, which vessel was ordered into quarantine, j Whilst there, he escaped, was- found ! in tho vicinity, brought hack to the quarantine statiop, nnd subsequently discharged. Later, ho was charged with the offence, but ho did not nppear at Court.
DEVONPORT EXPORT TRADE THREE YEARS' STATISTICS A BIG INCREASE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
DEVONPORT'EXPORT TRADE THREE YEARS' STATISTICS A QIC INCREASE. As shown in tables recently pub lished, é. splendid recovery is bein; made a; Devonport from tho effects ol tho Irish blight and similar disaster; which have had a prejudicial effect on tho trndo of tho port. When all lines are included,'it is found that lim tol arno of business has incrensed hy a third in tho last 'throe years. Thc following tablo gives «imo details «i the' exports for the. past four years, tho chief Jinna- only being itemised:-; '?'.?. isis. 1917, 1911 I Potatoes,, tons S0,2fi2 23.108 20,Oló Oats, ions ... 10,223 7,003 3,102 Peas, oats ... . 1,122 2,-ISS 4,18!) Turaip?, tons 2S2 G?o 274 Straw, tons . 2,2-51 I,(m 1.&I2 Chaff, tons' ... ' 1,2-35 m G Butter, fons .. . 33 05 28 Sawn timber, tons . 218 G70 3,165 Log timber, ton's . - - 2.1SI Limestone, tons 11,833 20,(121 55,901 Tho .'ota! sbipme'it.s fur the past years ccmpire:-1010, G5,45¡) tons; ÏM.7. G0.-176 tons: 1018, !)9«2?'3 tons. The increa...
"HELL LET LOOSE" INFLUENZA IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
"HELL LET LOOSE" INFLUENZA IN AMÉRICA. I Mr. Bert Clark, a well-known come dian, who reached. Sydney from Ameri ca by the Niagara, tells a dreadful tale of what the States suffered through the influenza plague. . . "You people haye no conception of what the influenza epidemic did in America," he said, "and what oil-fired foolishness it; is to call such a horror by any such misleading name. Tho pcoplo died like flies. It hit all classes. Com ing after tho strain and bite of thc war, it smashed lots of tho smaller American theatrical managers beyond recovery. It was all hell let loose and insatiable. "I don't know anything about the microbt;-whether it is a carrier, whe ther it is of high or low vitality ; but I do know that it's the very devil, and that Australia at this timo should be ! thankful beyond expression." ? I
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL HOBART, :.. Friday.- A meeting cf t]ie Executive Council was held ' to day. I Appointments: Mr. Ii. Gi eves (Geeveston), Coroner . for Tasm min.. Surveyors' Board : Messrs C. S.- Wil son, G. T. Eddie, and A.; P. Rowell (nominated by tho Government), Messrs. H. I?. Hutchins, C. A. God dard nnd C. ' E. Radcliff (nominated by the Institute of Surveyors). : Mr. E. A. Counsel, Surveyor-General, .is to bo president. ¿, ,-. :. ,-.». Tho résignation of.Mn C. O..Jafans,i of Burnie,, as Justice of tho Peace, was accepted. '
MINING C. J. WEEDON AND CO., LTD., SHAREBROKERS, St. Andrew's Chambers, 32 St. John Street, LAUNCESTON. (Firm Represented on Stock Exchange) [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
C. J. WEEDON AND CO.. LTD., ' - SHAREBROKERS, St. Andrew's Chambers, 32 St. Juhn i Street, LAUNCESTON. . - - (Firm Represented on Stock Exchange) Agents throughout the Commonwealth. Inquiries Promptly Attended To. Telegram : "Wccdon Co., Launceston." i - !
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
A BOOR IO GBOWINO OIEI.3. Girls from their teena onwards are Very apt to become anaemic and nervy- These conditions. If not pro perly attended to, seriously afreet them In after years. It ls, therefore, essential that girls should have their blood kept rich and pure and their nervous systems well nourished. A reliable means to this end Is provided ln'»HEAN'S TOXIC NERVE NUTS, which arc aptly termed, "ii boon to growing trina." Nerve Nuts are sold by all leading chemists and stores, price 3s. per box, containing 12 days' supply, or six boxes for 17s. 3d. ?HIPPING. 1JNI0N LINE OF STEAMERS. SAILINGS (weather and other , circumstances permitting) ; FOR MELBOURNE S.S. ROTOMAHANA. >' From Burnie-Tuesday, 14th, 6 a.m.; Thursday, 16th, 6 a.m.; fi 1 Saturday, 18th, 8.30 p.m. i: From Devonport-Tuesday, 14th, R 2 p.m. direct ; Thursday, 16th, 4 . 3 p.m., direct; Saturday,; I 18th, 2 p.m., via Burnie, j? , On Tuesday and Thursday proceeds '[ Ü from Devonport direct Jo Melbourne, j ^:-from De...
WYNYARD STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
Í WYNYARD STOCK SALES. i W. T. Belí and Co.,*Ltd., and the Tasmanian. Woolgrowers' Agency Co., Ltd., held their usual monthly sale at Wynyard yesterday. Prices ns follows: Prime: Beef: :CO/ per 1001b. (small yarding). Store Cattle: Large yarding; fair quantity sold; prices dull. Empty heifers, to £077/6; 2-vear-old steers, to £8/10/ ; yearlings, £3 to £6 ; calves, 25/, 29/. to 35/; balts, £6 to £7/15/. -Sheep: Large yarding; fats, late rates; stores, dull. Fat lambs, 17/9 to 21/; ewes. 24/. Pigs: Small yarding; prices late rates. Itaconers, .£3/8/ to £3/10/; porkers, 39/6 to 46;6; sows and suck ers, 56/; slips, 17/; empty sows, 37/6. The Tasmanian Woolgrowers' Agency Co., Ltd., report having held their monthly salo at Wynyard yesterday, to-tho usual attendance of buyers. Prices showed very little alteration on recent sales, except in odd lines, which sold well. Sales principally:-Empty heifer, £9/7/6; 2-year-old steer,. £8 15/; empty heifer; £7/17/6; do., £7; 5 2-ycar-old steers. £8...
MAINLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
MAINLAND MARKETS. SYDNEY, Friday. - Oats, Tasman ian white, 5/6riced, 5/ to 5/2; pota toes, Tasmanian, 400/; maizo, 8/; on ions, 230/; Tasmanian straw, 95/ to 100/. MELBOURNE. - Oats, 4)5 to 4/6; milling, 4/7 ; maize, 6/9 to 71; chaff, -140/; hay, 150/; straw. Tasmanian wheaten, 75/ to 80/; potatoes, 220/ to 240/; onions, 200/to 210,'.
FROM THE NEW BOOKS TIME TO RECOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
FROM TBE NEW BOOKS I TIME TO RECOVER. 'She gave Tony her hand, which he I raised gallantly tu his lips. ' "iou are looking very beautiful this morning, Mollie," he said. "Yon rc , mind me of, one of those things that come out of ponds." "What do you mean?" asked Mollie. "Frogs?-" "No," said Tony, "not frogs. Those sort ot jolly wet girls with nothing on; 'what do you call them-naiads, isn't >?" Mollie burst into a ripple of l.uigh ! ty:. "I don't think that's much of a , compliment to my frock, Tony," she said. "It was specially designed for mo by Jay's, too. Don't you like it?" Tony stepped back and inspected her critically. "It's wonderful," ho said. "T should imagino Mr. Jay was now prostrate with nervous exhaustion." "Oh, well," replied Mollie comfort ably, "he'll have heaps of time to re cover before he's paid." - The Lady from Long Acre, by Victor Bridges. (Mills and Boon.) 6/.
THE HAPPY HAREM. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
THE HAPPY HAREM. "I think that tho Turks are wiser about women than we are; the. major ity of women aro only fit for the harem, and I'm not sure that the majority wouldn't be much happier under such conditions. The incurable vanity of man, however, has removed us from our. seclusion to admiro his antics, and it's . too lato to start shutting us up in a box now. Woman never thought of equality with man until he put tho no ition into her head." I "I don't believe in principles. Prin ciples are only excuses for what wc want tn think or what we want to do." -Tho Karly Lifo and Adventures of I Sylvia Scarlet, by Compton Mackenzie;:
CROPS AND MARKETS TASMANIAN MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
. CROPS AND MARKETS I " 'YASMANIAN MARKETS. BURNIE. - As is usual for a few i days following the departure of n boat | for Sydney, there was nothing doing in tho produco market yesterday. There were no deliveries, and in tho absenco of advice from Sydney, mer chants were reluctant to quoto prices. Prime potatoes nre about £15 per ton. Tho next produce boat is the Tnviuni, which is due hero on Wednesday. Af ter loading sho proceeds to Devonport to top up. HOBART.-Messrs. Murdoch Bros. report sales at. their Market Place on Wednesday morning. Thcro were heavy «innlU&lt;i nf lnmh'nnfl rn,ll t en nlm heef "»HI'»",'" .»?..« -... """ "" nnd veal, and ii is surprising house holders are not taking advantage ol tho present low prices for prime quality meat. _live poultry is in small supply and prices firm. Other lines are unnl teredr' Prime cockerells sold at 5/0 t( 6/3 per pair; small to medium. 3/ tc 4/6 .per pair; chicks, 1/3 to 2/5 pei pair j. fresh eggs, 1/. to 1/1-per doz. ; nu...
NORTH-WESTERN CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
NORTH-WESTERN CROPS. 'SHEFFIELD. - The weather con tinues very «"ry, ana what little feed« . there is'in the paddocks, is rapidly be^ coming parched up. Potatoes and peas ore also showing distinct signs of tho want of moisture, and a gooïî rainfall ls sorely needed to ensure anything like a decent crop of tho former.. So far as thc hine peas are concerned it is, in most'cases, too late for the rain to be of great benefit. Householders are now jealously conserving their tank water, and in several cisos drinking water has already to be carted. The annual cry is-again heard that Sheffield should have a water supply lâïïï'on. Unfortu nately it appears very doubtful where that supply could be obtnined, and the probable cost to ratepayers.
THE SEASON'S EXPORTS. 1918 AXD 1919 COMPARED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
j -.THE SEASON'S EXPORTS. :. 1918 AXD 1919 COMPARED. ,' Tho shipments of produce.. trom: the North-.W.esfc Const to Sydney for 1919 compare as follow with the exports for tho corresponding per iod of last year>=-Tn_ ' ~ ' / " 1»18. 1919 Potatoes, Ibags . 18,588 10,743 Turnips, bags (: ... 1,278 1C3 Peas, bags;:. ...i ... 1,064 466 Grass seed,- bags.¡.'... 3 - Wheat, ¡haga"...- \.\\ 140 - Oats, bags... "... 497 3,702 Straw, bales ... 191 2,640 . . . ",. - ' I
WORDS AND WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
WORDS AND WOMEN. "One can tell moro of a woman's thoughts from her looks than from her words." "One cannot generalise about women. That is their charm. Each is a law to herself." "Women have wonderful recuperative power, a tragedy at twenty-five is a palo manve' memory at thirty 1"-Old Desire, by Holloway Horn.
"UP AND DOWN." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 18 January 1919
[ "UP AND DOWN." "English faces always look as if they knew tliey were right, and they gener ally arc, which makes it worse. A qnantity of them together are so dread ful, large and stupid, and proper and rich and pompous, like rows of well cooked hains." "If you want to Ho a good day's [work on Thursday, by far the best pre paration you can make for it is to have a howling jolly time on Wednesday evening. Pleasure gives you energy, and pleasure i« every bit as real as pain, and cheerfulness ns depression. I know you will say that it is thc fogs that moke people depressed, but it is mord likely, as some one suggested, .that the depressed people make the -Up and Down, by E. F. Benson.