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LIQUOR TRAFFIC PROHIBITION CAMPAIGR. VIEWS OF MR. TENNYSON SMITH [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
LIQUOR TRAFFIC PROHIBITION CAMPAIGN. VIEWS OF MR. TENNYSON SMITH &nbsp; "We will bury the drink traffic in Australia during 1920." This is the object that Mr. E. Tennyson Smith, the prohibition cru- sader, hopes to accomplish before he leaves Australia. Mr. Tennyson Smith has just con- cluded a successful campaign in Can- ada and the United States. He has come here as the result of negotia- tions with the temperance leaders in Australia. "I have been in the thick of the fight in Canada and the United States," Mr. Tennyson Smith said. "I engineered some very important- aye, historic-fights. In Quebec City (a great stronghold of the liquor traf fic) and Hull it was believed that it was utterly impossible to make any in- roads towards a dry end. But they both went 'dry' with big majorities. Quebec province was always the stumbling block to prohibition in Can- ada. Of late years the Roman Catho- lics have taken a splendid stand, and have always been willing to assist. The Domini...
PERCUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
PENGUIN. Bolt.-A Sensational bolt occurred yesterday. Mr. J. Morris, the new mail contractor, arrived at the Post Office to deliver the mails, with a lady and five children in the coach, and as he left the coach to enter the Post Office, a passing stockman cracked his whip, which caused the horses to bolt through the town. One boy jumped &nbsp; out, but received nothing worse than grazed knees. The frightened ani- mals continued their wild career for several miles along the Ulverstone road and, after passing a motor car travelling in the opposite direction, were eventually captured by Mr. C. Hales, who drove them back to Pen- guin. Neither the horses, vehicle, or passengers appeared any the worse for the adventure.
COO-EE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
COO-EE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Motor Bicycle Accident.- Inquiry at the Wynyard Hospital last night elicit- ed the information that Harold Burgess, &nbsp; the victim of the motor bicycle accident &nbsp; at the Coo-ee bridge on Sunday, &nbsp; had been successfully operated upon, &nbsp; and was doing as wel as could be ex- &nbsp; pected.
WYNYARD. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
WYNYARD. &nbsp; Thanksgiving Service. -St. Stephen's &nbsp; Church was crowded on Sunday &nbsp; &nbsp; evening on the occasion of the &nbsp; &nbsp; thanksgiving service for the Allied victory which was held in conjunction &nbsp; with other churches throughout the &nbsp; Empire. The rector, the Rev. E. A. Salisbury, conducted the service, and delivered an earnest and appropriate sermon.
STANLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
STANLEY. Golf.- The latest competition of the Stanley Golf Club was played on the Stanley links on 28th December, and was a stroke competition for a tro- phy presented by Mr. Thos. Wilkins, which was won by Dr. M'Causland, Mr. Wilkins 2 strokes behind. Re- sults: Gross.,Hep..Net. Dr. M'Causland ... 92 16 76 T. Wilkins ... 90 12 78 R. A. Willis.... 96 14 82 B. J. Willis . ... 96 8 88 J. S. Fulton .... 107 16 91 E. C. Weatherhead 123 27 96 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
DEVONPORT IMPROVEMENTS MEETING OF TOURIST ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
DEVONPORT IMPROVEMENTS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MEETING OF TOURIST ASSOCIATION. A meeting of the North-Western Tourist and Progress Association was held at the Devonport Council Cham- bers last night, the president (Mr. W. Jeffrey) occupying the chair. On the motion of Major Black, it was decided to senil a letter of condol- ence to Cr. Driscoll upon the death of his son, Dr. Driscoll. The president reported having erect- ed five notice boards on Victoria Par- ade, and also four seats. He remark- ed that he had been complimented by visitors upon the wording of the notice boards, which was simply, "This is your property; please protect it." In regard to the proposal to effect &nbsp; improvements to the Esplanade, East &nbsp; Devonport, a report was tabled by Mr. B. Laycock recommending that a path be cleared and levelled in places from Stewart's Jetty, northward to the causeway, and also that two rustic bridges be erected, at a total cost of £34. ...
REPATRIATION FUNDING WORK FOR SOLDIERS APPEAL TO EMPLOYERS. LOCAL COMMITTEES TO CONFER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
FUNDING WORK FOR SOLDIERS APPEAL TO EMPLOYERS. LOCAL COMMITTEES TO CONFER. MELBOURNE, Monday. - Employ- ers are appealed to by the Victorian branch of the Repatriation Department to assist in finding work for 743 men now on the waiting list at Jolimont. Last week there were 127 new appli- cations, and 94 men were placed in employment. In connection with the scheme to give greater means of decentralisation in the administration of the Repatria- tion Act. Senator Millen, Minister for Repatriation, has decided to call con- ferences of the local committees which have been formed in the several States for the purpose of discussing the functions of the committee, and the part which they play in the gene- ral administration of the Act. A con- ference of representatives of the local committees of Victoria and New South Wales is to be held in Melbourne this month on a date to be arranged. &nbsp;
SUICIDE AT CLAREMONT [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
SUICIDE AT CLAREMONT &nbsp; The local Coroner (Mr. H. S. R. Wright) held an inquiry at Glenorchy on Saturday morning concerning the death of Thomas Lonergan (40) at Claremont Camp on Friday. The evi- dence adduced went to show that a camp sergeant found the body on Fri- day afternoon with an apparently self inflicted wound in the throat. The medical evidence supported this theory, and other witnesses stated that the de- ceased had been depressed of late owing to severe attacks of rheumatism. A verdict of suicide while temporarily in- sane was returned.
SHEFFIELD THEFT RAILWAY STATION OFFICE ENTERED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
SHEFFIELD THEFT RAILWAY STATION OFFICE &nbsp; &nbsp; ENTERED. &nbsp; TV railway stationmaster at Shef- field had a surprise awaiting him yes- terday morning, when after opening the office he found that the cash drawer had been broken open and the contents taken. The thief (or thieves) had small reward for their trouble, as the till only contained two or three shillings in coppers. It is hard to say when the theft oc- curred, as the office was locked from Saturday till yesterday morning, when Mr. Baggot resumed duty. Entrance was made through the ticket window, which is just large enough for a man to squeeze through, only a small brass bolt holding it down. The drawer offered no difficulty to even the veriest amateur, being merely held by a small brass lock, and was easily prised open. The safe itself, in which of course, the cash is always kept, did not appeal to the robber, or if so, it was a case of "sour grapes", there being no mark on it. Beyond a quantit...
SOUTH AUSTRALIANS BOWLERS THE DEVONPORT VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
SOUTH AUSTRALIANS BOWLERS THE DEVONPORT VISIT. Yesterday evening the Devonport teams selected to meet the Adelaide &nbsp; bowlers were to have met in practice, but on account of the bad weather there was very little play. The visitors &nbsp; arrive at Devonport by the Hobart train this evening, and will be accom- nanied by six ladies. To-morrow morn- ing they will be taken for a drive to Northdown, and in the afternoon a four-rink match is to be played at Devonport. Afternoon tea will be provided by the local ladies, who are requested to bring baskets.
BURNIE'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
BURNIE'S- PROGRAMME. &nbsp; The South Australians will reach &nbsp; Burnie on Thursday night. On Friday &nbsp; morning the president of the Burnie &nbsp; Bowling Club, Mr. J. Stirling, will &nbsp; conduct the party over the breakwater works, and for the afternoon a motor &nbsp; trip to Boat Harbor has been arrang- &nbsp; ed with afternoon tea at Wynyard. &nbsp; The following teams will represent &nbsp; Burnie in the four-rink game against &nbsp; Adelaide on the Burnie bowling green &nbsp; on Saturday:-Fannon,(skip), Tre- &nbsp; &nbsp; thewey, Jones, Brown, Sutton (skip), Cumming, Rutter, Curnow, Munn &nbsp; &nbsp; (skip), Riggs, Schell, Stokes, Nicol (skip), English, Stirling, Tong. &nbsp; As the visitors are bringing enough members to form another rink, the &nbsp; following Burnie players have been se- &nbsp; lected to meet them:-Hodgman &a...
RAIN IN THE NORTH [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
RAIN IN THE NORTH &nbsp; &nbsp; LAUNCESTON, Monday.-After a &nbsp; week of hot weather, and very close' &nbsp; atmospheric conditions to-day, a light &nbsp; steady rain started to fall to-night. It &nbsp; is badly wanted in the North, and es- &nbsp; pecially on the North-Eastern tin &nbsp; fields. &nbsp; &nbsp;
LAUNCESTON POLICE COURT [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
LAUNCESTON POLICE COURT &nbsp; LAUNCESTON, Monday.-At the Police Court to-day James Spear (53), was sentenced to one month's imprison- ment for indecency on the Invermay &nbsp; road. Thos. Edward Alexander (33) was presented on a charge of bigamy, it being alleged that he contracted a marriage with a young woman on Sep- tember 14, 1918, his first wife having then been alive. He was remanded until January 13.
PARSIMONY GOVERNMENT MAINTAINS ITS RECORD DEVON HOSPITAL EMBARRASSED [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
PARSIMONY GOVERNMENT MAINTAINS ITS &nbsp; RECORD . &nbsp; DEVON HOSPITAL EMBARRASSED The attitude of successive Govern- &nbsp; ments towards the hospitals of the &nbsp; State has eluded the ordinary person's &nbsp; understanding for many years past. While full and plenty, and perhaps more than has been necessary, has been lavished on Hobart and Launceston, the Devon Hospital, which serves an &nbsp; equally large territory and population, and has half the number of beds, is treated in the most niggardly manner imaginable. If the care of the sick is the business of the State in one case, it should be in the other, but some- thing else appears to be the determin- ing factor. Neither of the city institu- &nbsp; tions can show such good management as the Devon, not merely in late years, but from the beginning, and, because it has managed with so little, that lit- &nbsp; tle appears to be grudged. The insti- &nbsp; tu...
QUARANTINE IN AMERICA. COMPARISON WITH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
QUARANTINE IN AMERICA. COMPARISON WITH AUSTRALIA. Judged by American standards, the Australian achievement in defeating the influenza epidemic by means of the quarantine barrier was more than could reasonably be expected. A let- ter received by the Commonwealth Di- rector of Quarantine (Dr. Cumpston) &nbsp; from the former head of the American quarantine service state that at the outset "the quarantine service admit- &nbsp; ted that it was impracticable to im- pose quarantine detention on influenza &nbsp; cases and suspects." The failure of &nbsp; other countries to rise to the occa- &nbsp; sion, by comparison with the complete success up to the present stage of Australian methods, is quite natural- ly causing a considerable measure of &nbsp; satisfaction to the Australian quaran- &nbsp; tine authorities. Dr. Cumpston, &nbsp; &nbsp; however, considers that the danger is &nbsp; not yet past, although in t...
TROPICAL STORM, AT SYDNEY BATHER KILLED BY LIGHTNING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
TROPICAL STORM AT SYDNEY &nbsp; BATHER KILLED BY LIGHTNING. &nbsp; SYDNEY, Monday.-A storm of ex- ceptional violence, lasting about 20 minutes, passed over Sydney last night. Hailstones the size of pigeon's eggs fell so heavily that the ground was soon covered with ice. Many windows were broken, causing consid- erable damage to interiors. At one city boot store it was estimated that the stock suffered to the extent of £1000, owing to the damaged roof ad- mitting rain. Numerous minor accidents were re- ported, but only one fatality. This oc- curred at Bondi beach, where Mrs. Isa- bella Mathers, of Double Bay, was struck dead by lightning as she was leaving the water with her husband and daughter for shelter.
WOODEN SHIPBUILDING CONTRACTS NOT CANCELLED THE PROGRESS AT SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 7 January 1919
WOODEN SHIPBUILDING &nbsp; CONTRACTS NOT CANCELLED THE PROGRESS AT SYDNEY. MELBOURNE, .tfunday-5ír. Porn ton, Minister- f.ir Sliipnii.;;, R:;:te;l to day that no stft'S "»d kaeix t-\l.ca by the Commonwealth Government to &lt;an»el any of tho three contract for i nihllng wnudcn shins in Sydney. Three contracts are prout'ding í't &nbsp; Sydey, csch fur t'ai' conitiv.ut'on of M':; nv.-den ÎC-..VN. -U .Mesura. Kid man ai!;'. Jh.voh's yards actual ship building h.-.&lt; h.Muu, hilt mit much pro- gres; ins yet iii cn made. At Messrs. Hughes, Martin, andWashington's &nbsp; yards two Lvl-i have bern laid, and a beginning made with the construction &nbsp; &nbsp; of the main timbers. The Wallace Boat Power Company has a number of frames erected, but has not yet reach- ed the construction stage. &nbsp;