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PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
PERSONAL Having reached the age limit, Mr. G. W. Hatton, chief engineer of the &nbsp; ss Wakatipu, the well-known Launces- ton-Sydney trader, retires from the Union S.S. Company on the arrival of the vessel at the New South Wales capital this week. Mr. Hatton, who intends remaining in Sydney, where his home is established, has been 35 years in the service of the company, &nbsp; and is a most popular officer. Among the other vessels in which he was en- gaged were the Pateena, Flora, Oonah, Mararoa, andRotikini. &nbsp; Mr. Winston Churchill has lately taken to flying again with all the keen- ness which he used to show when he was First Lord of the Admiralty. He has made several trips to France by air recently, and when he wants to go anywhere in Great Britain in a hurry he goes by aeroplane. Not only Mr. Churchill, but several other high offi- cials have also become enthusiastic avi- ators. The results of the Tasmanian Univer- sity's ordinary examinations for d...
BOAT HARBOR MEMORIES [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
BOAT HARBOR MEMORIES (By "Tasmanian.") &nbsp; On Boxing Day. I spent a few pleas- ant hours on the beach at Boat Har- bor. It was a pleasing picture to see some hundreds of boys, girls, and lit- tle children with their parents, guard- ians, and friends, all bent on enjoy- ment and making the most of the few hours' recreation—all that most could afford from a strenuous year. It is to be hoped this beautiful spot will be widely known, for to see it is to ap- preciate it. &nbsp; One thing I noticed on Boxing Day was the need to regulate the motor traffic. The road proper to the beach is fairly steep and narrow, with one especially sharp curve. I saw on this narrow road that some of the motor drivers expected the other vehicles to give way to them, and passed cars loaded with women and children, going down and coming back. On a road like this it is a most dangerous prac- tice, and it is sincerely to be hoped that some one will step in and help to regulate matters in this...
ONE THOUSAND SOLDIERS DUE AT MELBOURNE ON SUNDAY DISEMBARKATION DATE INDEFINITE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
ONE THOUSAND SOLDIERS DUE AT MELBOURNE ON SUNDAY DISEMBARKATION DATE INDEFINITE. MELBOURNE, Thursday. - The troops whose names have been publish- ed in List "Z" are expected to land from the Suevic on Sunday. The military authorities cannot yet fix any definite time for disembarkation. The number of soldiers for the various States, including Anzacs (who are shown in figures in brackets) are as &nbsp; follow: Victoria ... 324 (50) N.S. Wales ... 343 (45) Queensland ... 160 (1) South Australia ... 98 (13) West Australia ... 7 (1) Tasmania... 45 (12)
PENGUIN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
PENGUIN. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Soldiers' Return. -On Monday even- ing, Sapper Jos. Ashwood, of the Pioneer Tunnelling Corps, returned from active service after nearly three years' service. An official welcome on behalf of the municipality was ex- tended by the Warden (Cr. ?. H. Fielding), who eulogised Sapper Ash- wood for the splendid example shown, and wished him, on behalf of residents of the municipality, every happiness in the future. Mr. W.C.Stuart ex- &nbsp; &nbsp; tended a welcome on behalf of the Red Cross and Patriotic League, and con- gratulated Sapper Ashwood on his re- turn to his wife and family. Prior to enlistment, the sapper was ganger on the Government railways, having &nbsp; relinquished a good position to fight for the nation's honor. After cheers had been given, Sapper Ashwood with his family was motored home. Another soldier to recently, return was Pte. H. Roy Hall, who, owing to the non- receipt of ...
MORE WAGES—LESS WORK LAUNCESTON TRAMWAY DEMAND [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
MORE WAGES---LESS WORK &nbsp; LAUNCESTON TRAMWAY DEMAND LAUNCESTON, Thursday. - The Launceston branch of the Australian Tramways Association has served no- tice on the City Council of a demand for a new award as regards wages and &nbsp; conditions of employment for the Laun- ceston tramway employees. The previ- ous award of the Arbitration Court for three years expired in September last, and the new log covers a substantial increase in wages and 44 working &nbsp; hours a week. The notice of demand follows an intention to move in the direction of having a universal log or agreement throughout Australia. &nbsp;
ULVERSTONE AND TOURISTS To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
ULVERSTONE AND TOURISTS To the Editor. &nbsp; Sir, -Nature has been bounteous in her dealings with Ulverstone. River, hills, and ocean combine to make it &nbsp; one of the most attractive tourist re- sorts in Tasmania, and its hotels, es- pecially the leading ones, compare favorably with those on the mainland although the tariff is much lower. No wonder that visitors are charmed with the up-to-dateness of M 'Gowan's and Hiscutt's; still, they must not be expected, during their sojourn in the town, to sit down and be satisfied with beautifully-kept hotels. They will find &nbsp; their way to the beaches, parks, creeks, etc. and then commences the disillusionments. The seats on the &nbsp; beach are falling to pieces, and some of them are completely buried in the &nbsp; &nbsp; sand bathing boxes are filthy, as our progressive council has not appointed &nbsp; anyone to attend to them ; the fresh &nbsp; water showers are a jo...
LATROBE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
LATROBE. &nbsp; St. Luke's Choir.-The distribution of prizes for the year was made at the Rectory after evening service on the Sunday before Xmas by the Rev. J. C. Compton, who addressed the boys and girls present, and thanked Mr. Parsons for his work as choir- master, and for providing the prizes. Those for the boys consisted of books, Melville Mallinson taking first place; &nbsp; and those for the girls, brooches, with the exception of Miss Joy Ready, who was first girl, and who received prayer and hymn book in case. On Xmas Eve the children, with Mr. Compton, waited on Mr. Parsons, and presented him with a solid silver vase, with a card of good wishes for Xmas. &nbsp; Unwelcome Visitor.-On Tuesday af- &nbsp; ternoon a snake was discovered by some children who were playing in the gar- den at Mr. J. Chamberlain's residence. Mr J. Roche was passing at the time, and promptly killed the reptile, which &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; was of ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
BIRTH. HARRIS. — At "Kelshaw," Jones street, Burnie, on December 31, &nbsp; to the wife of Russell Harris — a daughter. &nbsp; IN MEMORIAM. GRUNDY. — In sad and loving memory of our dear sons and brothers Joseph and Hedley Grundy, killed in action in France, January 3, 1916 ; also Thomas Grundy, died in France, November 13, 1918. Somewhere in France they are lying ; Still, so still, till the last great call Over the graves the soft winds are sighing, Softly on them the snowflakes fall. &nbsp; No one knows how much we miss them. No one knows what bitter pain We have suffered ; since we lost them Home has never been the same. — Inserted by their loving mother and sister, E. Catchpole, Ulverstone. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Kempling, Jeweller, Devonport.*
NEW YEAR WEDDINGS HALFACREE—BURGESS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
NEW YEAR WEDDINGS HALFACREE — BURGESS. A very pretty wedding was celebrated in the Burnie Methodist Church on New Year's morning by the Rev. Bruce M'Conchie, of Wynyard, when &nbsp; William Thomas Halfacree of Burnie, was joined in the holy bonds of matri- &nbsp; mony to Bessie Amelia Burgess, young- est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Bur- gess, of South Burnie. The church had been nicely decorated by friends of the bride, and as the bride entered the church, leaning on the arm of her fath- er, the choir sang, ''The Voice That Breathed O'er Eden." The bride wore a beautiful dress of silk over lace and ninon, with court train, and the cus- tomary veil, carrying a sheaf of Christ- mas lilies and asparagus fern. Miss Rhoda Burgess, niece of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, and was attired in &nbsp; a dress of grey crepe-de-chene, with hat to match, carrying a bouquet of pink roses, sweet peas, and asparagus fern. Mr. A. H. Pease assisted the bridegroom as best man. ...
GREY HAIRS—AN OBJECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
GREY HAIRS-AN OBJECTION. There is no necessity for you to have grey hairs in your head; they are ob- jectionable, make you look too old. The application of Voltchok's Russian Hair Restorer will completely change the colour of grey hair, and give all the hair a nice, youthful look, free from grey. Price 2/6, at all chemists
DON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
DON. Funeral Bites.-The funeral of the &nbsp; lete Miss Helen Annie Lillico, who &nbsp; died at the Devon Hospital on Tues- da, took place in the Don General cemetery yesterday afternoon. It was largely attended by residents &nbsp; from all parts of the Coast, and there were many beautiful wreaths, including several from Launceston. The &nbsp; mourners were Cr. A. Lillico &nbsp; his wife and and near relatives. The others were Messrs. J. York, H. Nic 1,T'^"^. ». Gibson^scn., kois, À ' and tl field. ft. Gi¿l >ud J. Cole. ^ was conducted Dabb. jimers Messrs. H. 'Mans- ion, jun., A._ tlannery, " rvice at the gravesido tho Rev. J. H.
DEVONPORT TIDE TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
DEVONPORT TIDE TABLE. High water in the Mersey for the month of January: &nbsp; a.m. p.m. Friday, January 3 . 1.00 1.00 Saturday, January 4. 1.28 1.57 Sunday, January 5 .. 2.26 2.55 Monday, January 6 . 3.25 3.55 &nbsp; Tuesday, January 7 . 4.25 4.55 Wednesday, January 8 .. 5.26 5.58 Thursday. January 9. 6.28 6.59 Friday, January 10 . 7.29 7.58 Saturday, January 11 . .. 8.27 8.55 Sunday, January 12 .. , 9.22 9.48 Monday, January 13 .. .. 10.14 10.39 Tuesday, January 14 .. .. 11.3 11.27 Wednesday. January 15 .. 11.50 12.13 Thursday. January 16 .. .. 12.35 12.56 Friday, January 17 .. .. 1.00 1.17 Saturday,-January 18 .. .. 1.38 1.59 Sunday, January 19. .. 2.21 2.43 &nbsp; Monday, January 20 .. .. 3.5 3.27 Tuesday, January 21 .. .. 3.50 4.13 Wednesday, January 22 .. 4.37 5.1 Thursday,January 23 .. .. 5.25 5.49 Friday, January 24 .. .. 6.13 6.37 Saturday, January 25 .. .. 7.1 7.25 Sunday, January 26 . 7.48 8.12 Monday, January 27 ... 8.35 8.58 Tuesday, January 28 ...
NORTH-WESTERN NEWS SHEFFIE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
NOTH WESTERN NEWS SHEFFIELD Ideal Holidays. - The holidays at Sheffield passed off w¡thout incident. On Christmas Eve the streets were occupied with the usual high numbered crowd, and the business guests were kept busy till after ll p.m. The Brass Band made its appearance at10 p.m., and the music was very much appreci- ated by all; it is pleasing to note that the band funds were greatly augmen- ted by spontaneous subscriptions. The weather generally throughout has been good. New Year's Day especially being all that could be desired. On the latter day the town was deserted the main attraction being Mersey Bluff. The early morning train was packed by holiday-makers; the train itself was one of the longest that has filled out of Sheffield. Well over 500 passengers boarded the train from Staverton to Railton; of these, approximately 300 were from Sheffield. On arrival at at Railton it was found necessary to impress the local engine and rolling stock into the service for the main line to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
MINING G. J. WEEDON AND CO., LTD., SHAREBROKERS, St. Andrew's Chambers, 32 St. John Street, LAUNCESTON. (Firm Represented on Stock Exchange.) Agents throughout the Commonwealth. Inquiries Promptly Attended To. Telegram: "Weedon Co., Launceston."
CURES THE RIGHT WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
CURES THE RIGHT WAY. You can drug a congh into silence by taking strong opiates, but that is not curing. Hooper's Cough Elixir cures the right way-it goes right to the seat of the trouble, quickly healing and soothing the inflamed membranes, thereby removing the cause of the cough. Price, 1/6 and 2/6, from R. F. Johnston, Chemist, Devonport and Latrobe *
STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
STATE. HOBART, Thursday-The revenue collections during December, 1918, were : Land Tax . £8,916 3/8 Income Tax.£7,662, 16/11 Stamp Duty .. ... £7,464 16/1 Deceased Persons' Estate Duty. . £5,748 9/1 Amusement Duty...,.. £425 4/8 Motor Tax. £791,5/ Other Tax Receipts . £8, 970 2 /2 Railwavs.£38,697,2/9 Hydro-Electric Department...£3,854, 13/5 Government Printer. £1,298,/13/'5 Other Departmental Re- ceipts .- .. £1,757, 4/1 Interest on Public Accounts. etc. . £1,511/0/10 Sale and Rental of Crown Lands. £3,762/19/7 Fees and Rentals of Mineral. &nbsp; &nbsp; Lands. £1,611/13/1 Other Service Receipts ... £792/12/5 &nbsp; Other Sources . £112/16/3 ' Commonwealth Grant . £20,855 &nbsp; Commonwealth Special Grant...£7,500 &nbsp; Total Revenue, £120,832.10/6. &nbsp; &nbsp; The aggregate revenue for the six &nbsp; months was £736,014, 1/3
THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AND THE EMPIRE [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AND THE &nbsp; EMPIRE The "United Empire," the journal of the Royal Colonial Institute, recently arranged a competition for the best ''Empire' verse that might be recomm- ended for incorporation in the Na- &nbsp; tional Anthem. Nearly 400 competed, &nbsp; and many of these submitted from two to 12 verses each, so that the task of &nbsp; the adjudicators was not an easy one. &nbsp; The prize was awarded to Captain &nbsp; Walter Inge, of G.H.Q., France, for the following verse: &nbsp; Pide o'er the linking seas, Polar and tropic breeze Our song shall bring, Brothers of each Domain, Bound but by Freedom's chain, Shout, as your Sires, again- ' God Save the King!" A large number of verses could be regarded as of equal merit. The fol- &nbsp; lowing three (1, Lady Arbuthnot; 2, R. C. Hargreaves; 3, Mrs. A. M. &nbsp; Lamg, were all commended by the ad- &nbsp; judicators: &nbsp; 1. Far...
HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER DIG DEVELOPMENTS ASSURED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
HYDRO ELECTRIC POWER} &nbsp; BIG DEVELOPMENTS ASSURED. &nbsp; The Hydro-EIectric Department thus interestingly summarises the position of water-power development in Tasmania:- &nbsp; ELECTROLYTIC ZINC CO. Though it was impossible to supply the full 4000 h.p. for the Electrolytic Zinc Co. last January, as required owing to the non-arrival of the plant, a supply of 2500 h.p. was commenced, and gradually increased, until at the end of the financial year the supply was increased to the full 4000 h.p. of maximum demand. The company has made steady progress in developing its works, and several subsidiary indus- tries have been already undertaken, or are in course of development, including the manufacture of lithophone and zinc oxide, and a factory for rolling zinc. Regular employment has been provided, for over 300 hands, and it is estimated that fully 2000 people have been directly provided for as a result of this industry; The treatment of West Coast ores at Risd...
THIS INFLUENZA IS DEADLY TAKE NO RISKS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 3 January 1919
THIS INFLUENZA IS DEADLY TAKE NO RISKS, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; This influenza may be for a day,- of having come once may come again and again. Pneumonia does more than interfere with the breathing. It inter- feres with the circulation. WAWN'S WONDER-WOOL (the Magic Wrap) is the boon of the times. Applied over the chest it restores circulation. And even as pain was the messenger of danger so is its going the sign that this has been passed. Wawn's Wonder-Wool stops pain in influenza, bronchitis and chest attachs generally; in rheumatism, lumbago and sciatica; in headache, backache, and strains and pains. But keep it in the house. As prevention is better than cure in in- fluenza, carry an inhalant. WAWN'S WONDER-BALM (the Magic Salve) is tho best known preventive. Put a little up the nostrils now and again, and also on the tongue. It is equally good for &nbsp; catarrh. Wawn's Wonder-Wool, price 2/6 a packet, and Wawn's Wonder- Balm, price 2/...