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FODDER CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
FODDER CROPS. At the Harper-Adams Agricultural College in 1917, 6.3 acres of soiling crops and 1.5 acres of seeds hay, pro- duced green keep for ten cows from May 25 to November 30, with the ex- ception of seven days in August, when the cows were fed on clover aftermath. The manured plots averaged in yield from 8 to 9 tons per acre ; the unman- ured plots 6.2 tons. The yield of milk per acre was 499 gallons, and the field, in addition, produced 372lb. per acre of &nbsp; live weight increase in the sheep fold- ed on the three kale plots. &nbsp; &nbsp;
MILITARY CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
MILITARY CROSS. Australian Infantry - Capts. E. Col liver, G. Egg, C. C. Pearson, E. Plucknett, N. M. Cuthbert, A. Gall asch, C. Lav, L. Dadell, D. M'Leod, F. Selleck, E. Freeman, N. F. Well- ington, T. B. Hammond, Lieuts. P. L. Aitken, L. W. Barnett, P. A. Bull, J. Davidson, L. E. Harding, G. K. Henderson, C. B. Hislop, F. M'Whannell, N. Neavis, T. G. Paul, H. Penefather. G. F. Priestley, H. Robbins, E. C. Rogers, T. G. Wat kins. Artillery.- Lieuts. H. J. Bur ... R. Pattie, L. J. West. Machine Gunners.- Capts. F. C. Fitzgerald, K. D. Mackey, A. N. McLennan, D. &nbsp; &nbsp; Rae. Trench Mortar Section - J. D. Muir, W. W. Smith. En &nbsp; gineers.-Capts. M. Hubbe, A. C. ..., G. L. Smith, O. B. Williams, S. F. Robertson, A. B. Burns, J. .Mott, J. Ride, J. M. Smith, G. &nbsp; Thornton, R. W. Wild, A.S.C, ...pts. A. Robertson, Lieuts. R. ...per. E. R. Cox. A.A.M.C.- Capts. .J. Mackay, Chaplain R. Wilson, &nbsp; Provost Corps.- Capt. M. L. Jarvie. ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
BIRTH. &nbsp; GAUNT. — At the Waratah Hospital, on 26th December, to Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Gaunt, of Magnet, a son. DEATHS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MATHEWS. — On January 3, in the Launceston Hospital, Percy Mont- &nbsp; ford Mathews, aged 37 years. WHITCHURCH. — On November 23, at Hamilton, New Zealand, of influ- &nbsp; enza, Wickham, beloved brother of Mrs. W. Addison, of "Raeburn," &nbsp; &nbsp; Moriarty, and 6th son of the late &nbsp; Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Whitchurch, &nbsp; &nbsp; "Middle Park," Antill Ponds, aged &nbsp; 50 years ; leaving widow and three children to mourn their loss. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FUNERAL NOTICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MATHEWS. — The funeral of the late PERCY MONTFORD MATHEWS will leave the Burnie railway station upon the arrival of the midday train ...
LAKE LEAKE FISHING [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
LAKE LEAKE PISHING ; Mr. M. Coghlan, Lake Leake, reports &nbsp; fish caught from December 10 &nbsp; &nbsp; till December 30, as follows:-Messrs. Leo and Sayers, 4 fish-3, 3 1/2, 3, 4 1/2, fly, Dr, Brettingham Moore, 2 fish, 4 1/2, 4 3/4 fly; Dr. Giblin, 2 fish-3 1/4, 3 3/4, fly: O. H. Hedberg, 2 fish-3, 4 1/4, spinner C; J. Headlam, 7 fish- 3 1/4, 4 3/4, 2 1/2, 4 1/2, 3 1/4, 4 1/4, 5, J. Davidson, 7 fish -5, 4 1/4, 5, 5, 4 1/4, 3 1/2,, 3 1/ spinner;. E R. Bayes, 17 fish,- 4 1/2, 4, 3 1/2, 3 1/2, 4, 4 1/4, 2 3/4, 4, 5, 3 1/4, 4 1/2, 4 1/2, 4, 4, 3 1/2, 4 ; Baden Davidson, 5 fish- 3 1/2, 6, 2 1/4, 4 1/4, 6 1/2, J. Williamson, 14 fish- 4, 4 1/4, 3 1/2, 3 3/4, 4, 5, 3 1/2,, 3, 4, 5, 4, 3 1/2, 3, 4, Albert Latham, 2 fish-3 1/ 4, 3 1/2, fly and spinner; Tas. Bower, 1 fish, 6lbs, spinner, Douglas Jollie, 3 fish- 5, 3 1/2, 4 1/2, spinner ; , George Freeman, 3 fish 4 1/2,, 3 3/44, 4 1/2 spinner; Mr. Lord. 2 fish 3 3/4, 4 1/2.' The fish are again taking both fly and sp...
A NEW REMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
A NEW REMEDY. Dr. Sheldon's Gin Pills for Backache and Kidney Troubles are an excellent Remedy which has only to be tried to be appreciated. Price, 1/6 and 2/6. Obtainable from H. G. Spicer, Chemist, Burnie and Stanley ; Jas. Thorne, Sen., Grocer, Waratah : Yolla Supply Co., Yolla, _A. . F Dixon, Chemist ¡ Wynyard Grey Bros, Smithton &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
A NEW YEAR'S REVERIE [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
A NEW YEAR'S REVERIE (By A.E., W.) Not understood, we gather false im- pressions, And hug them closed as the years go by. These well-known words, pregnant with truth in every line, floated across the mind of a resident in one of the many picturesque farms on the North- West Coast as he was finishing his daily round of duties on the last day of the old year. As he pondered over the reasoning of these lines his mind went back to the many times he had proved for himself their truth. How many times had he taken the exterior for the real thing; the man of a re- served character for a self-centred, sel- fish individual until the unexpected had revealed the great sacrifice this man was daily making for those who relied on him for support in their decli ning years! Then he remembered how he had jumped at conclusions in respect to men occupying public posi- tions with whom ho had come into contact. 'How he had adopted the cynical attitude and assumed that they were all acting from ulterior m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
BABIES always look well when fed on "Lactogen," and they sleep well and keep well. "Lactogen" is thc Purest, Most Nourishing, Most Easily Digested Food made. It is identical with human milk in composition, nutrition and &nbsp; digestibility, and therefore is the safest and most satisfactory food for Baby. Write for fall information and a Free copy of our help- ful book on Infant Feeding. "Lactogen" is sold by all good chemists and ftofei ?. Made in Australia by The BACCHUS MARSH CONCENTRATED MILK CO. LIMITED &nbsp; 593 Little Collins Street, Melbourne; 1 Bond Street, Sydney; I &nbsp; 8 Eagle St, Brisbane, Grenfell St, Adelaide; 184 Hurray St.. Perth. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
"BRING THEM HOME" DEFENCE DEPARTMENT [?] DATED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
DEFENCE DEPARTMENT - undated &nbsp; &nbsp; . MELBOURNE, Friday.- Maj, B. Byan (Acting Deputy Commissioner &nbsp; &nbsp; of Repatriation in Victoria) Inptrollcr ^ selected as officer of the &nbsp; &nbsp; Department to accompany Patriator &nbsp; Pearce (Minister of Defence &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; London to arrange -for the reptatriation &nbsp; of soldiers of the A.I.F. ' &nbsp; Tho nnmo of Major J. E. Ba» (Deputy Comptroller in South j»T" tralia) ? has been mentioned in connection with the Victorian position. &nbsp; &nbsp; Many requests.are still being re &nbsp; &nbsp; ceived by Senator Pearce in regard to &nbsp; the return of individual members of &nbsp; the A.I.F., and accordingly arrange- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ments have been made to deal with &nbsp; &nbsp; such cases. The Minister stated to- &nbs...
ALLIES ADVANCING RAPIDLY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
ALLIES ADVANCING RAPIDLY. Messages from Archangel say that American troops have captured the village of Kadish on the Northern Rus- sian front, and have, advanced their lines two miles. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Allied troops have advanced 14 miles, and captured more than 12 villages, and are still advancing.
LENIN'S NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
LENIN'S NARROW ESCAPE. &nbsp; It is. reported from Vladivostock &nbsp; that General Gaida, head of the Czech Slovaks has captured Perm (in the Ural mts.), destroying the Bolshevik army, and taking 30,000 prisoners. General Gaida captured an armored train whence Lenin barely succeeded in escaping. Several of his party were made prisoners, and hundreds of machine guns and light artillery were captured.
WILSON [?]TS ENGLAND CROWDS SEED PARTING [?]EST. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
WILSONQUITS ENGLAND &nbsp; CROWDS SPEED PARTING &nbsp; GUEST. LONDON", Thursday. - President &nbsp; Wilson has returned to France. Their &nbsp; majesties the king and Queen, Prin- &nbsp; cess Mary, the Duke of Connaught, Mr. Lloyd George, Mr. Bonar Law, &nbsp; Lord Heading, Lord Robert Cecil, Mr. Walter Long, Vice-Admiral Sir &nbsp; &nbsp; Eric Geddesfarewelled the President &nbsp; at Victoria Station. Hugef crowds lined thc streets from Buckingham Palace to Victoria Sta- tion and cheered enthusiastically. &nbsp;
U.S. FIGHTING SHIPS "SUPERIOR TO ALL OTHERS." ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
&nbsp; U.S FIGHTING SHIPS &nbsp; "SUPERIOR TO ALL OTHERS." &nbsp; ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN. &nbsp; WASHINGTON, Thursday.-Mr. J. &nbsp; &nbsp; Daniels (Naval Secretary) states that &nbsp; the U.S. fighting ships now in course &nbsp; of construction are superior to those of other countries, because they are elec- trically driven. The machinery of the New Mexico, tho latest dreadnought, develops 31,000 "h.p. and a speed of 21 1/4 knots, with exceptional coal economy. &nbsp;
POPE TO AMERICA HOPES OF ETERNAL PEACE. AMERICA'S "NOBLE PAGES." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
POPE TO AMERICA &nbsp; HOPES OF ETERNAL PEACE. &nbsp; AMERICA'S ".'NOBLE PAGES." &nbsp; ROME, Thursday. - The Pope has sent a message to the United States &nbsp; through an American agency referring' &nbsp; to the noble pages it has written in &nbsp; tho history of human progress. &nbsp; The Pope hoped that the Peace Con- &nbsp; ference would abolish war, establish a' &nbsp; League of Nations, abolish conscrip-' &nbsp; tion, reduce armaments and create int- &nbsp; ternational tribunals for the purpose of eliminating and settling disputes, and so place peace upon a foundation of solid rock, by guaranteeing everyone , independence and equality of rights. &nbsp;
REPATRIATION "PROCEEDING STEADILY." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
REPATRIATION &nbsp; "PROCEEDING STEADILY." LONDON, Thursday.-The repatri- ation of New Zealanders is proceed- ing steadily, although, like the other forces, actual demobilisation will not begin until the peace treaty is rati- fied. Some 5300 of the lower cate- gories departed for New Zealand in December aboard the Mannganui, Marama, Tahiti, Briton and Oxford- shire. Passages for soldiers' wives have been reduced to 140; 200 will leave aboard the Ruapehu next week, to- gether with 800 soldiers. Six other steamers are expected to leave in &nbsp; January and February, carrying solely women and children.
ATHLETICS EIGHT HOURS' DAY AT LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
ATHLETICS EIGHT HOURS' DAY AT LAUN- CESTON. Eight Hours' Day will be celebrated in Launceston on Monday, January 27. In conjunction with the Northern Tas- &nbsp; manian Trotting Club, tho Eight Hour Committee will run a programme of &nbsp; trotting and athletic events on the El &nbsp; phin Show Ground.- In this issue ap &nbsp; -pears the athletic portion of the pro &nbsp; - gramme; tho trotting portion will be' &nbsp; published later. &nbsp;
WOODEN SHIPBUILDING BOOMED MEN PAID OFF. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 4 January 1919
WOODEN SHIPBUILDING DOOMED &nbsp; MED PAID OFF. SYDNEY, Friday.-The builders of six auxiliary schooners under the &nbsp; Commonwealth Government scheme &nbsp; have ceased operations. &nbsp; Tho Wallace Power Boat Company, whose extensive yards are built at &nbsp; Woolwich, yesterday paid off more &nbsp; than 100 men, and to-day the &nbsp; yard is almost bare of workers. &nbsp; Since the armistice was signed the &nbsp; wooden schooners on order in Aus- tralia have been doomed, and the builders recognised this. Nearly a month ago the Federal authorities called the representatives of one firm &nbsp; to Melbourne to discuss terms of can &nbsp; -cellation, and the whole scheme was &nbsp; then on tho point of abandonment. &nbsp; The builders' terms were considered &nbsp; favorable, but a delay in clinching &nbsp; matters caused the offers to be with &nbsp; drawn,...