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DEFENDING THE PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
DEFENDING THE PRESIDENT. &nbsp; WASHINGTON, Thursday. - Sena- tor Lewis, in the Senate, charged the Republicans with conspiring to discre- dit President Wilson in Europe by giv- ing the impression that he did not re- present the American people. Senator Lewis contended that the President was within his rights. There was no law or custom whereby the &nbsp; President was under an obligation or answerable to Congress for what he was now doing. The President was com- mander-in-chief of the armies, and in such capacity was entitled to make cer- tain agreements, but not treaties. Senator Lewis urged support for the President now that he was on foreign soil contesting for the supremacy of the United States. Senator Johnston protested against the further shedding of American blood in Russia. The United Slates, he said, had no business to interfere there.
CLEMENCEAU'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
CLEMENCEAU'S SPEECH. PARIS, Thursday. - Colonel House has conferred with M. Clemenceau and President Wilson alternately in refer- ence to M. Clemenceau's speech, The "Petit Journal" announces that the American delegates are convinced that nothing in M. Clemenceau's atti- tude justified apprehension of any marked differences between the En- tente Powers and the Wilsonian posi- tion.
CHAMPIONS OF PEACE POLAND TO AMERICA. A NEW YEAR MESSAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
CHAMPIONS OF PEACE &nbsp; &nbsp; POLAND TO AMERICA. &nbsp; A NEW YEAR MESSAGE. . NEW YORK, Thursday. - The papers publish a New Year's message to the American people from Poland, saying: We are glad to send most cordial greetings to the American people, who are the champions of the prin- ciples which have been proclaimed by President Wilson and the Holy See for insuring to the world jus- tice, peace and Christian love. Out of the Peace Conference may there be born a League of Nations which, by abolishing conscription, will reduce armaments and establish international tribunals to eliminate or settle disputes.
WAR PENSIONS GRANTED ANNUAL LIABILITY, £4,436,196. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
WAR PENSIONS GRANTED &nbsp; ANNUAL LIABILITY, £4,436,196 &nbsp; &nbsp; MELBOURNE. Friday. - "War pensions numbering 147,146 have been granted up to December 27, 1918, by the Commonwealth Govern- ment, amounting to £4,436,196. The details are: State Pensions Granted-Annual ? ? . Liability. N.S. Wales ... Victoria ... Queensland South Australia West Australia Tasmania . Totals ... ... Number Amount. . 46,985 £1,547,023 . 48,640 1,362,210 . 16,369 506,787 . 14,577 401,524 . 14,310 432,357 . 6,265 186,295
MILITARY DEFAULTER £20 FINE; 30 DAYS' DETENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
MILITARY DEFAULTER £20 FINE; 30 DAYS' DETEN- TION. MELBOURNE, Friday.- At the City Court this morning Harold Rich- ard Delaney, of the 6405 Infantry &nbsp; Regiment, was charged with having failed to render personal service for the year 1918. Major J. Kerr, Brigadier-Major of the 6405 Infantry, who prosecuted for tho Defence Department, said that Delaney had not completed one whole year of training since the inception of compulsory training in 1911. Delaney was fined £20, in default &nbsp; distress. He was also committed to the custody of tho officer commanding the detention camp for 30 days,
A SAD CASE [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
A SAD CASE HOBART, Friday.- Some little time ago the Police Magistrate (Mr. E. W. Turner) expressed the opinion that it was a great pity something could not be done to keep away from drink those soldiers who returned from the war practically "physical wrecks." Mr. Turner said that it would be better if these men, who were susceptible to strong drink, were placed in a hospi- tal where they would be free from &nbsp; temptation. At yesterday's Police &nbsp; &nbsp; Court proceedings a very sad case came &nbsp; up for disposal. An Anzac, who had &nbsp; served for four and a half years at Gallipoli and on other battlefields, was &nbsp; charged with being drunk and disord- &nbsp; erly in Campbell Street on Dec. 31 ; he &nbsp; was also charged with violently resist- ing Constable Jeffrey. He wore blue &nbsp; arm-bands, which indicated that he was not in normal health, and bars on his &nbsp; uniform disclosed tha...
"WHY HIGH IRICES?" To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
"WHY HIGH PRICES?" To the Editor. &nbsp; &nbsp; Sir.- I must admit, in reply to "Production For Use," that my first letter was merely an attempt to give some information on this subject, of immediate concern to us, of the year 1919, and had nothing to do with the state of affairs which obtained, say, a hundred and twenty years ago, when the good people of this district (some- what darker in complexion than the present-day readers of "The Advoc- ate") were of necessity compelled to follow "production for use," and were not worried by any of the troubles of &nbsp; rent or monopolies. Seeing, however, that retrograde Russia is indulging in an experiment on a huge scale in by- gone conditions, it should be prudent for both "Production For Use" and "Face The Situation" to await defi- nite information of the result of this re- version to primitive type, before in- flicting their views as to the com- parative merits of the two systems on your long-suffering readers....
RUSSIAN CONUNDRUM ALLIES FRANKLY PUZZLED BOLSHEVIKS ROUTED IN URALS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
RUSSIAN CONUNDRUM ALLIES FRANKLY PUZZLED BOLSHEVIKS ROUTED IN URALS. LONDON, Thursday.- The "Daily Mail" says that affairs in Russia are causing deep anxiety to the Allies. So much so that the Russian question is likely to be first discussed at the Peace Conference. Britain is against a major expedition to Russia, prefer- ring to see the establishment of a Rus- sian Government. She is unable, how- ever, to discover where the elements necessary to give stability to such a &nbsp; Government exist. &nbsp;
PELHAM MURDER CASE FARMER SHOT INQUEST ADJOURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
PELHAM MURDER CASE FARMER SHOT INQUEST ADJOURNED. HOBART, Friday. - An inquest into the circumstances surrounding the death of John Duncombe, a farmer, whose body was found under suspicious circumstances in a hut at Pelham, near Hamilton, on December 10 last was opened to-day. Dr. Morgan deposed he had examin- ed the body of deceased, and found wounds on the right forearm and the right side of the forehead; also on the right cheek and neck. He extracted from wounds over the eye two wads. He found some pellets, which appeared to be shot similar to those used in or- dinary guns. Pellets were found in the neck and forearm. In his opinion deceased was either killed instantly from shock caused by being shot, or died immediately afterwards from loss of blood. The man had been dead 24 or 30 hours when witness examined the body. Thomas Edward Davis, farmer, stated he had visited deceased's farm on Dec. 9 last, and had some business with him connected with some sheep. Not see- ing Duncombe a...
FEDERAL PARLIAMENTARY TOUR SEEING NORTH-WESTERN TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
FEDERAL PARLIAMENTARY TOUR SEEING NORTH-WESTERN TAS- MANIA. Hon. W. G. Spence, M.H.R., is or- ganising a Parliamentary tour of North-Western Tasmania for the end of the month. The party is 23 strong, including seven ladies and two members of the Ministry- the Hon. W. Webster, Postmaster-General; and the Hon. R. B. Orchard, Honorary Minister. The party will arrived at Burnio 0n January 29, and after visiting Circular Head and Devonport, will proceed di- &nbsp; rect to Queenstown, where they will &nbsp; arrive on Friday, January 31. On Saturday the mines will be visited, and on Sunday the party will visit Lake Margaret. On Monday they will leave for Kelly Basin, from where they will proceed to the Gordon River, arriving back in Strahan on Tuesday, February &nbsp; 4. and returning to Burnie the next day. &nbsp; The itinerary for Queenstown is in &nbsp; &nbsp; the hands of Mr. Robt. Sticht, and &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. Bantick, of...
ULVERSTONE S MISSING LINK To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
ULVERSTONE S MISSING LINK To the Editor. &nbsp; Sir,- A letter, signed George Ellis, appears in your issue of the 23rd ulti- mo under the above heading, in which the writer questions the accuracy of certain information supplied by me in connection with the proposed railway extension to the Ulverstone wharf. I gave no evidence whatever before the Public Works Committee in regard to timber rates, but after I had complet- ed my evidence on the second day one of the members of the committee, Mr. Hean, I think, informed me that an Ulverstone timber merchant had stated that he had about one million feet of timber ready for shipment from the &nbsp; Nietta line, but Mr. Hean could not give me the gentleman's name, as he had not a copy of the evidence before him. I replied that there should be &nbsp; no delay in regard to the shipment so far as the railway rates were concern- ed, and on the same day, in order that the matter might be clearly under- stood, I wrote to t...
LINSEED CULTIVATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
Y t ,t¿ y i 'U --T-rr : t LINSEED CULTIVATION.. . R"'fir'!] be gratifying to those who took a keen "interest in a series of ar- ticles which appeared in "The Advo- cate" a few months hack to learn that as an outcome of the suggestions then made several farmers were induced to give tho crop'a trial, with the result that there are some very nice crops in evidence at the present time, one par- ticularly pretty one being a small pad- dock grown by Mr. "Wm. Barnes, of Penguin. This crop Ras just ripened off, and Mr. Barnes will be putting the reaper and binder into it early next week, but meanwhile will be pleased to show the crop to anyone interested. A crop grown by Mr. A. A. Hill, of j Railton, is 3ft. 9in. high. Others have paddocks over 3ft. in height.
BER[?]IN'S SQUABBLES SOCIAL [?]TS AT VARIANCE. NEW [?]ARTY FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
BERLIN'S SQUABBLES SOCIALISTS AT VARIANCE. NEW PARTY FORMED. COPENHAGEN, Thursday. - One hundred de'H,^,^ representing the whole of Germany', attended the Spar- tacus Congress at Berlin, and passed a resolution antagonism to the In- dependent Imperialists. Congress also formed a new party called the Communistic Labor Party. There was a dramatic appearance of Radek, whose secret arrival caused a sensation. &nbsp; The Darn'stadt Workmen's and Sol- diers' Countir'..!ij-ui,demanded the abdi- cation of the Grand Duke of Hesse, &nbsp; otherwise he will be interned.
STANLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
STANLEY. &nbsp; Bathing- With the advent of warm weather, sea bathing is becoming very &nbsp; &nbsp; popular, and the beaches are proving &nbsp; &nbsp; a healthy attraction for children and &nbsp; adults. It seems a pity that the Tour &nbsp; ist As*-"" w "-"Wnow moving, es * t boxes could be .present time. . ' ' &gt;Catow's I ''.AwfWtic.ïr**.î*w year nP turf, of t.hff««.'rt-ies oU>" i where tho ^ffiy'r.fi'- L C_watérfroi3i^iflBBBBBBBBBBBBBBfl tract for three rears has just commen- ced, and the business lias been taken over hy Mr. Tatluir's tiro sons, Bern- ard, of Burnie, and iidgar, of Smith tan. Mr. Tallow, sen., has been run- ning the mails'for the past 18 years, 'and commenced willi two hor-.e wag- onettes. ,H that time, the mail con I tract was to Burnie, that town being then the railway terminus. Durng ' the last tire years, Mr. Tatiow has run I thu mails with motor cars. (Continued on Pago 4.)
THE SAYINGS OF MRS. SOLOMON [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
THE SAYINGS OF MRS. SOLOMON My daughter, there are many styles of kisses, and they come in endless pat terns, even as Oriental. If a man kisseth thy hand gracefully, &nbsp; beware of him; for this is the habit of an accomplished flirt, which hath been acquired by much practice. &nbsp; Go to my Daughter. Knowest thou a man who hath lived long in a bachelor flat? Then beware of him, for his ways are full of guile and he hath not a thrill left. Yes, his love is but as warmed-over pudding or cold veal served upon the &nbsp; second day; even as second-hand furni- ture whereof the interior is not eaten. But he is better than nothing. Behold a woman delighteth to travel the path of love slowly and through devious ways of flirtation and senti- ment, but a man rusheth over it at the speed limit. Beware when she patteth thy coat lapel ; when she slippeth her hand con- fidently into thine overcoat pocket, be not persuaded. For the touch of a damsel's fingers is alluring...
KING ISLAND NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; KING ISLAND NEWS &nbsp; &nbsp; In consequence of the very high es- &nbsp; teem in which the occupants of the motor-car that recently collided with a train in Devonport are held by the re- sidents of King Island, the telegram received locally in reference to the ac- cident spread like wildfire throughout the island, and there was an eager de- mand for Tasmanian newspapers upon arrival of the ss Wauchope on Satur- day. Cr. and Mrs. W. E. Bowling's visit to Hobart was regarded as being one of considerable importance and in- terest to King Island. The trend of the island's public men is generally Australiaward Mr. Bowling (with his brother James, now residing in Ho- bart) was the first to select and set- &nbsp; tle in the island when the Tasmanian Government threw it open for selec- tion in th...
"HANGHMAN PETERS" [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
"HANGMAN PETERS" While the world was shuddering with horror over the British Blue-book revelations of Hun barbarities in South West Africa, news arrived (in Septem- ber last) that "Hangman" Carl Peters, the notorious former Governor of German East Africa, was dead. He was 62years old. Dr. Peters, as he was &nbsp; best known, was a resident of London when war broke out, having spent many years there following his exile, which arose out of the scandals con- nected with his brutal colonial career. He signalised his return to Germany in 1914 by abusive outbursts against England. In one article he expressed the fervent hope that Zeppelins would "hack London to pieces." Peters rank- ed as the "founder" of German East Africa, having led an expedition into the hinterland of Zanzibar in 18S84 and hoisted the German flag by right of conquest. Later he became the first Imperial High Commissioner of the territory, which the British army now occupies. As administrator of East Africa Pete...