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"NO MARKED OPPOSITION." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
"NO MARKED OPPOSITION." A Paris message states that Presi- dent Wilson, and Colonel House have had a lengthy conference. The lat- &nbsp; ter communicated to the President the result of his discussion with Mr. Bal- four after Mr. Balfour had conversed with M. Clemenceau. The "Paris ian" says:-"As a result of these in- terviews, nothing in M. Clemenceau's attitude displays any marked opposi- tion between the Entente and the United States. Any divergencies at present , existing can be easily over come.'' &nbsp;
BRITISH ATTITUDE TO LEAGUE OF NATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
BRITISH ATTITUDE TO LEAGUE OF NATIONS. Mr. David Lawrence, the "New York Evening Post's Rome corres- pondent, reports that President Wil- son is studying a plan for a League of Nations drawn up by General Smuts. The plan reflects the point of view of the British Government, and calls for close political co-operation without yielding national sovereignty. The &nbsp; plan does not make necessary an ac- ceptance of the decisions of the league when that decision endangers the se- curity of the affected nation.
THE BALKAN TANGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
THE BALKAN TANGLE. Speaking at the State dinner, Pre- sident Wilson said that the independ- ence of the Balkan people must be maintained, and it was the duty of the Allies to protect them. The President added:-"Throughout the countries I have visited, I have found the most cordial spirit prevail- ing towards' the League of Nations. &nbsp; The balance of power has been found wanting. &nbsp;
SOUTH AFRICAN INDEPENDENCE APPEAL TO THE KING. BRITISH GOVERNMENT'S REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
SOUTH AFRICAN INDEPENDENCE APPEAL TO THE KING. BRITISH GOVERNMENT'S REPLY &nbsp; CAPETOWN, Saturday.-The "ad- dress from the Central Committee of the Nationalist Party to the King, regarding its claim for independence, was recently transmitted to the Go- vernor-General (Viscount Huston) by General Hertzog. The governor-general has now re- plied to General Hertzog stating that the address was laid before His Majesty, who has referred it to his adviser, but His Majesty was not plea- sed to give any directions in respect thereof. Thc Secretary of State for the Col- onies adds: "The terms of His Ma- jesty's Government in April last to the manifesto issued by the Nation- alist Party of the Transvaal are ap- plicable to the resolutions now in question. That reply stated that un- &nbsp; der the constitution, which was framed by South Africans and accepted by South Africans, the Government of the Union alone can be regarded by His Majesty's Government as author- ised to spea...
SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE BRITISH SECRET SERVICE. COUNTERING HUN RUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE BRITISH SECRET SERVICE. COUNTERING HUN RUSES. LONDON, Saturday. - General Cockerill (Director of Special Intelli- gence) states that the original staff of seven engaged for the detection of en- emy spies grew to over 6000. His de- partment stopped enemy remittances valued at £70,000,000 and assisted the blockade of Germany by capturing cargoes valued at £30,000,000. It also performed invaluable services in pre- venting speculative transactions in raw materials, destroying the enemy's oversea communications, and concealing forthcoming operations from the ene- my. General Cockerill specially mentions the work of the skilled chemists in connection with secret inks, photograp- hic and code experts, and professors of uncommon languages.
EFFECTS OF N.S.W. DROUGHT HIGH PRICES FOR PRODUCE. FAMINE IN POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
EFFECTS OF N.S.W. DROUGHT HIGH PRICES FOR PRODUCE. &nbsp; FAMINE IN POTATOES. Last Wednesday's Sydney "Daily Telegraph" reports: Exceptionally high prices ruled for practically all lines of farm produce upon the Sydney markets yesterday. Supplies were mostly limited, and wholesalers and agents everywhere re- ported an insistent demand. Orders were said to be unprecedentedly large in number and volume. Dairy produce was in fair supply. "Sussex Street'' reported a positive famine in potatoes. About 1200 bags, made available from West Australia, realised £20 per ton. So also did New South Wales supplies of Manhattans ; while Victorian Pinkeyes cleared rap- idly at £19 per ton. In the city vegetable markets pota- toes of no better than fair average quality brought 25/ per cwt. That is equivalent to practically 3d per lb. wholesale. The suburban housewife was called upon to pay as much as 4d per lb., or at the rate of from £37/10/ to &nbsp; £40 per ton, when fortunate eno...
CROPS AND MARKETS TASMANIAN MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
CROPS AND MARKETS &nbsp; TASMANIAN MARKETS. &nbsp; DEVONPORT.-It is expected there &nbsp; will be considerable activity in the &nbsp; potato market this week, especially if Sydney opens well for the stuff sent by the Oonah and Westralia. As there is a shortage there at present, it is considered likely the market will hold. It is understood there, is a good deal of stuff already dug in dif- ferent parts, while the big money is sure to induce farmers to lift in fair- ly large quantities. About £16 is the provisional quota for the moment, but it may be more or less before the week's operations close. On Satur- day morning the ss Wareatea came in from Adelaide with 1200 bgs wheat and 469 bgs oats, and the ss Rotoma- hana brought 50 bgs oats from Mel- bourne. On the outward trip the lat -ter took 225 bgs peas aud 4 bxs but- ter.
NORTH-WESTERN CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
NORTH-WESTERN CROPS. PRESTON.-Feed in this district is fairly good, but would vastly improve &nbsp; with a good fall of rain. Oats are better than they have been for years, &nbsp; &nbsp; and potatoes are also promising well, the area planted being about the same as last year. A larger area &nbsp; has been laid down in peas; they are doing well, although in some instances have been checked by frost. Oats are being generally cut for hay. &nbsp;
COAST AUCTION MARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
COAST AUCTION MARTS. DEVONPORT.-Pratt and Fogarty report:-We held a special sale on New Year's Eve, and our usual sale on Saturday, January 4. We had a &nbsp; good attendance of buyers on both &nbsp; days, and satisfactory prices were realised. Live poultry, in light sup- ply, for which the demand was good. Dressed poultry, fair quantity to hand, for which competition was keen. &nbsp; Pork, moderate supply, with fair de- mand. Lamb and mutton, full sup- ply forward, and sales were brisk. Hams and bacon, light supply to hand, with good demand for prime quality. Butter, in good supply, which sold readily at late rates. Eggs in heavy supply, with good demand. Fruit, good supply, and brisk demand. Our sales were:-Live poultry, fowls 3/6, 3/9, 4/ to 4/3 per pair; young roosters, 3/6, 4/, to 4/6. per pair ; chicks,. 1/6, 2/ to 2/6. per pair; ducks, 3/6,.4/, 4/6 to 5/ per pair ; geese. 4/, 4/3 to 4/6 each. Trussed poultry, fowls 4/3, 4/6 to 5/ per pair; ducks, 4/6, ...
EVERYONE LIKES TO KNOW A GOOD THING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
EVERYONE LIKES TO KNOW A COOD THING. Dr. Maund's Old Time Kaledonian Oil is a good thing, in fact the best of good things. Rub it in and rub away your troubles in the shape of Rheumatism, Lumbago, Stiffness, Sci- atica, and all bodily aches and pains. Kaledonian Oil is not a poison, and it can be used internally, but it needs to be used carefully. In cases of Cholera, Cramp, or Internal stomach pains it answers splendidly, and when you know that it cures these troubles as well as being the best thing for all muscular pains, you should never be without it. The man on the land once he proves the value of kaledon- ian Oil will always have a bottle for immediate use in all minor ailments likely to occur in the home or amongst the horses and cattle on the farm. Kaledonian Oil is obtainable from your Chemist or Storekeeper for 2/6 a bot- tle; if not, write to A. P. Miller and Son. Hobart.
MIDNIGHT CABLES [Tasmanian Press Association.— All Cables Copyright.] CRUSHING BOLSHEVISM APPEAL FROM RUSSIA ALLIES PLAHNINC SWIFT CAMPAION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
MIDNIGHT CABLES Tasmanian Press Association. - All Cables Copyright.] CRUSHING BOLSHEVISM APPEAL FROM RUSSIA ALLIES PLANNING SWIFT CAMPAIGN. NEW YORK, Saturday.-The "New &nbsp; &nbsp; York Times' " Washington correspon- dent states that the Russian Embassy has received advice from its Paris Embassy saying that M. Snzauoff has communicated with the Allied Gov- ernments declaring that the political situation in Russia favors immediate and strong measures for the purpose of crushing the Bolsheviks. General Poole is now conferring with M. Snzanoif and General Deni- kin. The "New York World's" Paris correspondent states that America and the Allies are planning a definite, swift campaign to crush Bolshevism. They may attack the Russian Bolshe- vik forces by land, river, and sea, with Poland as the chief battle ground, for the purpose of preventing the German Red forces from joining their Russian comrades. Advices from Riga state that the Germans have evacuated the town. Br...
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP WON BY BURNIE BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT &nbsp; &nbsp; SCHOLARSHIP &nbsp; &nbsp; WON BY BURNIE BOY. HOBART, Sunday.-A scholarship &nbsp; known as the Tasmanian Education Department Scholarship is offered an- nually for competition amongst all pupils of Tasmanian State High Schools who, being under the age of 13 years, and whose parents are bona &nbsp; fide residents of Tasmania. The value of the scholarship is £20 per annum, and an additional sum of £40 is paid as a boarding allowance if the success- ful candidate is obliged to live away from home to attend lectures at the approved University. The Board of Public Examinations of the Tasmanian University determines the successful candidate on the results at the Senior Public Examination in English, Latin, a second foreign language, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and any other two subjects, and the winner of the schol- arship must enter upon either a course or dentistry, engineering, veterinary science, or ...
PENGUIN COUNCIL APPOINTMENT OF COUNCIL CLERK. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
PENGUIN COUÑCÍL APPOINTMENT OF COUNCIL CLERK. The monthly meeting of the Pen- guin Council was held on Saturday af- ternoon. Present: Crs. F. H.Fielding (Warden); T. Bennett, J. M'Hugh, N W Lade; L. J, Clarke, J. W. Yaxley, H. D. Lillico, and H J. Elphinstone. Financial. The bank book showed that there was a debit balance of £'534/7/3 on Tuesday last. Water Supply. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Inspector reported that residents &nbsp; on the high levels of the water service were frequently without water. The &nbsp; Warden stated that the cause was due to waste; and it was resolved to take proceedings against any person found using the fluid in prohibited hours. Days of Meeting. &nbsp; Pursuant to notice, Cr. Lade moved that the day of meeting be charged to the first Saturday in each month. Sec- onded by Cr. Clarke, and carried. West Fine Post Office. &nbsp; The Deputy Postmaster-General (Mr. &nbsp; H. L. d'Emden) advised that the ar- range...
THE SENATE VACANCY To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
THE SENATE VACANCY &nbsp; &nbsp; To the Editor. &nbsp; &nbsp; Sir,-In view of the vacancy in the &nbsp; Federal Senate, is it not right that a &nbsp; man who is thoroughly cognisant with, and who has worked persistently for the primary producer of the N.W. Coast, should be the man for the posi- tion? Mr. Nichols, M.L.C., is, I ven- ture to say, the obvious selection for the Senate. No man is more thorough- ly representative of the farmers, stockowners, timber interests and gen- eral interests of the Coast. Mr. Nichols has a long and excellent record of Parliamentary service in the State, and has ever been to the front in all progressive measures ; the Nietta rail- way and Burnie breakwater, to men- tion only two. There is no representa- tive in the Senate of the N.W. Coast, and in my opinion it is high time that this part of Tasmania, which is uni- versally accounted the most progressive in the island, should be represented directly by...
SOLDIERS AT BURNIE 32 MEN ARRIVE WELCOMED BY COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
SOLDIERS AT BURNIE 32 MEN ARRIVE &nbsp; WELCOMED BY COMMITTEE; It was dark when the ss Rotomahana &nbsp; swung into her berth at Burnie on Saturday morning, but the welcome ex- tended to the 32 returned soldiers whom she brought back to Tasmania was none the less hearty. The chair man (Mr. H. Hilder), the secretary (Mr. A E Winter), and members of the local reception committee were in attendance, and the men were ad- dressed in terms of thankfulness for their safe return. More than enough &nbsp; &nbsp; motor cars were available, and as soon &nbsp; as possible the men were conveyed to &nbsp; &nbsp; the Bay View and the Central Hotels, where they were entertained at break- fast. Most of the mon left by the early morning trains for their homes. They were provided with comforts for &nbsp; the journey by the committee. The names of those men for the Northern part of the State were: Trooper J. J. Wiggs, 5th G.S.A. Private Wee...
HELPING RUSSIA SWEDISH RELIEF EXPEDITION. FINNISH AID FOR ESTHONIA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
HELPING RUSSIA SWEDISH RELIEF EXPEDITION. &nbsp; FINNISH AID FOR ESTHONIA. STOCKHOLM, Saturday-The Swed- ish volunteer relief expedition for Riga and Libau is commanded by the famous Russian, General Yudenitch, whose re- cruiting campaign met with great suc- cess. A similar expedition for Es- thonia was also well supported, though the Bolshevists there have a numerical superiority under General Bonevitch, former professor at the Military Acade- my and Knropatkin's aide-de-camp. The Bolshevist fleet consists of the cruisers Alexis and Aurora, and four torpedo boats, two of which the Bri- tish recently captured. The Esthonians have two cruisers, and are receiving large reinforcements of Finnish volun- teers. 2000 of whom have landed at Reval.
LOOTING EX-KAISER'S PALACE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
LOOTING EX-KAISER'S PALACE. AMSTERDAM, Thursday.-The pri- &nbsp; vate apartments of the ex-Kaiser's are in great confusion as a result of the looting of the Palace during last week's disturbance, when 500 invaded the rooms, stealing hundreds of articles of value and emptying the wardrobes. They broke the ex-Kaiser's private desk, annexing the contents. One of the thieves dressed himself up in the ex-Kaiser's uniform, and left his own worn-out, dirty clothes on the floor.
BRITAIN'S UNEMPLOYED 270,000 IDLE. HOLIDAY AT GOTORNMENT'S EXPENSE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 6 January 1919
BRITAIN'S UNEMPLOYED 270,000 IDLE. HOLIDAY AT GOVERNMENT'S EXPENSE LOXDON, Saturday -Lord Aber- conway states that there are 270,000 people now unemployed, chiefly de- mobilised soldiers and munition work- ers. These arc costing the country £365,000 weekly in out-of-work bene- fits. They could get other employ- ment if they liked, but they prefer taking a holiday at the Government's expense. Others had not secured em- ployment owing to circumlocutory me- thods of the Government depart- ments. &nbsp;