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SOVEREIGNS IN BED TICKING OLD LADY'S SAVINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 8 January 1919
SOVEREIGNS IN BED TICKING. OLD LADY'S SAVINGS. SYDNEY, Tuesday.-Following on the death of Mrs. Mills, aged 86 years, and a resident of Stuart Town for the past 50 years, a search was made by her relatives and friends, and £1350 was discovered, the greater portion of the money being found bidden in the bed ticking. A canvas bag contained 650 sovereigns, while an old-fashioned flounced skirt yielded £100. It is believed that the sovereigns &nbsp; had been in their hiding place for 15 years.
LOCH LEVEN TROUT ALLEGED THEFT FROM SALMON PONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 8 January 1919
LOCH LEVEN TROUT &nbsp; ALLEGED THEFT FROM SALMON &nbsp; PONDS. &nbsp; At the New Norfolk Police Court, be- fore the Warden (Hon. Ellis Dean, M.L.C.), John Leitch, Thos. Mitchell, Herbert M'Kay, Edward M'Kay, Henry Read, and Chas. Wood appeared, on remand, on a charge of taking Loch Leven trout at the salmon ponds on December 22, 1918, value 2/, the pro- perty of the Fisheries Commissioners. After hearing a mass of evidence, the &nbsp; Bench decided to waive legal points raised by Mr. Pringle for the defence, and to dismiss the ease. Mr. Pringle asked for costs. The Bench decided that in a criminal case they had no authority to allow costs.
THE POLICE MAGISTRATES A COMING RE-ARRANGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 8 January 1919
THE POLICE MAGISTRATES A COMING RE-ARRANGEMENT. &nbsp; HOBART, Tuesday.-With reference to the hinted appointment of Mr. Aubrey Walker. P M., to Devonport, the Attorney-General was again seen to-day in connection with that mat- ter. He said that when Mr. E. H. Hall, P.M., of Launceston, had com pleted his present work, the whole question of magisterial duties would be gone into, but just what was in- tended could not be at present sta- &nbsp; ted. The forecast previously given, as to Mr. Stops, P.M.. being confined to the &nbsp; North-West, and Mr. Walker to the West Coast, will not be far out. &nbsp;
FROM THE A.I.F. THANKS FOR XMAS GIFTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 8 January 1919
FROM THE A.I.F. THANKS FOR XMAS GIFTS. HOBART, Tuesday.-The Governor received the following cablegram to day from the Australian Imperial Forces in France: The Fifteenth Battalion and Fourth Brigade thank the citizens for Xmas gifts, send heartiest greetings from all ranks, and joyfully antici- pate an early return home.' (Signed) Drake, Brockman.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
' PERSONAL I Mrs. J. Holman, of Burnie, has re ceived from tho Launceston General Hospital 'the news -that hcr_ husband, I who has been seriously ill, Ts slightly better. AYarden Johnston was yesterday un animously elected chairman of the |AVynyard Court of General Sessions for the ensuing year. He returned thanks for the compliment, and promised to carry out the duties to the best of his ability. ' Miss Lucy Ryan, Army Service Nur sing Sister, 10 Quarry street, Ho bart, hus returned, after a long and in teresting period of service nt the front.; She. holds decorations for similar service at Omdurman and dur ing the South African war, and has been recommended for the Royal Red Cross.. She was in England at the outbreak cf war, and at once offered her services. She was first engaged in attending to n number of wounded Bel gian soldiers, who were brought over io rjigianu, mid then went to Serbia, where slio devoted a year to the gal lant Serbians before being captured by the Austrians...
LEVEN PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
LEVEN PATRIOTIC FUND Collected by Miss H. Hall.-G. and A. Ellis, £1/1/; Mr, and Mrs. Skinner, £1; Brown Bros.' employes, 8/'; Mr. Cruickshank, Mr, M'Gowan and Mrs. E. Ellis, 5/ each; Mr. Lakin and Mr. Wilkins. 4/ each; Don Co.'s employes, 3/; C. J. Hall, F. Skipworth, T. and C. Frith, Sir. Barber, and Mr. Cobera, 2/6 each ; .Airs. Ewington and Mrs. Col lins, 2/ each; M.F., Miss AVestbrook, Mr. Shcplieard, Miss Williams, Mr. Due Leo and E.C., 1/ each; Mr. Hodg kinson, 2/; 0. AA'. Brown, 2/6. Collected by Miss P. Stubbs.-Mrs. Trcbilco, Mr. True and -Airs. O'Neill, 2/6 each; Mrs. Lakin, 2/; Miss Cox, Mrs. Henderson, Mr. Palliser, and Mrs. Biugham. 1/ each. Colleoted by Miss Ingrnm.-Mrs. M'Donough, 51 ; Mrs. Rowlnnd and Miss Ingram, 2/6 each; Mr. and Mrs. Eagle, 2/. Total to date, £362/12/6. LEVEN BED CROSS FUND. Collected bv Miss U. Hall.-Parsons and Gilmour, Mr. MiGrath, -and Mrs E. Ellis, 51 each : Mrs. Jourdain, 5Í. Donation from Ulverstone. Baptis' Church", 10'6; proceeds of Red Cr...
DEVONPORT BOWLING CLUB THE SEASON'S CONTESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
: DEVONPORT BOWLING CLUB ., THE SEASON'S CONTESTS. Although somewhat late in getting a start, the Devonport Dowling Club is promised a busy seafon's play. Three competitions have .been arranged, and all are well patronised. The entries, draws and handicaps are hs follow: &lt;The Championship. First Round.-J. Milroy Smith v. A. Parsons. Second Round.-AYtnncr of first match v. L. W. Gardiner; W. Jef frey v. F.-Kemp; A. J. Soutar r. H. W. Andrews; C. W. Lindley v. P. R. Pearce; C; L. Richmond v. C. Ramsay; G. X. Levy v. W. G. Curwen; V. H. D. Horton v. G. H. Webb; J. Hutchins T. F. W. Benjafield. This will leave eight men in the third round, the win ner of the first match in the second round meeting the winner of the sec ond match, tho third playing thc fourth, anti so on. It is specified thnt thc' two first' rounds shall be completed by loth inst. , Handicap Pairs-21 Up. >¡Tho draw for the Erst round of the p'dirs is:-Banjafield and T, Munro, 4 on, v. Curwen and P. Mourant,...
DIGGERS WHO "SWANKED" "BILL AS LONG AS THE WAR." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
DIGGERS WHO "SWANKED" - "BILL AS LONG AS THE WAR." Gunner Dave Worrall, a Bathurst re turned soldier, in an account of a visit ho and a friend paid to a town in France, gives this amusing account of their experiences in what ho describes as a "swank" cafe: _ "After wo had satisfied the aesthetic side of our souls, admired the pretty girls, and gazed at tho shop windows, the inner man cried aloud for satisfac tion. We decided wo wanted a flash placo, 'beaucoup swank,' and hang the cost. There is nothing more heavenly after ragging it in a dugout or trench than to sit down in a nico restaurant among well-dressed folk, and to eat comfortably a well-cooked dinner, "Well, wo had our 'nico' place. There wero plenty of good-looking girls, fashionable mesdames, and hand some, polite men. The waitress was i sweet and gracious, the head waiter spoke excellent English, and inter preted the mysteries of a most mys terious menu. And wo were tres con tont. "Towards tho close of -the meal my pal a...
AERIAL SERVICE LONDON-SOUTH AFRICAN ROUTE. SELECTING LANDING PLACES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
AERIAL SERVICE -LONDON-SOUTH AFRICAN ROUTE. SELECTING LANDING PLACES. CAPETOWN, Tuesday.-A Pretoria message states thai Captain Shortridge lias arrived to make arrangements for a trial flight with the latest typo of Ilandley-Pago ' long-distance aeroplanes. Ile will prepare landing places between lîrokcn Hill and Capetown. Tho second part of tho expedition has gone to German East Africa, and a third parly is working south to complete n lino of communication between London and Capetown. 'the stopping places in tho southern sector will bo Broken Hill, Victoria Falls, Palapye, Pretoria, and Beaufort West.
RUSSIAN'S CAPTURE RIGA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
RUSSIAN'S CAPTURE RIGA. LONDON", Tuesday.-Itussian wire less reports state that the Jiolsheviks have captured Higa. A later message from lîorlin states that British artillery interfered in the fighting between the Germans and llulsheviks, resulting in thc surrender of two Lithuanian detachments. The great disorder nt Posen threat ens the German communications.
NO MORE EMPIRES THE DAY OF SMALL NATIONS DR. WILSON AT MILAN. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
THE DAY OF SMALL NATIONS DR. WILSON AT MILAN. NEW YORK, Tuesday. - The Pre sident of'the United States, speaking at Milan on Sunday to a large delega tion, said: I cannot tell you how much compli mented I am by your coming in person to giro me this greeting. I have never known such a greeting as.the pcoplo of Milan have given mo on tho streets. It has brought tears to my eyes, be cause I know that it comes from their hearts. I can see in their faces tho same things that I feel towards them, and I know that it is an impulso of their friendship towards the nation I represent, as well as a .gracious wel come to myself. I want to re-echo the hopo that we may all work together for a great peace, as distinguished from n mean peace. And may I suggest this, that is a great deal in my thoughts. Tho world is not going to consist now of great Empires. It is going to consist for the most part of small nations, ap parently, and the only thing that can bind small nations together is the knowledge...
BOLSHEVIKS TORTURING CAPTIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
BOLSHEVIKS TORTURING CAPTIVES. An Amsterdam message cnn firms the report that the Bolsheviks have en tered Kiga. The Siberian army's booty, as fab led, includes 2li0 locomotives, 4CC0 wagons, liaise quantities nf equipment -guns, rifles, ammunition, etc. ; also ninny instruments of turturo which the Bolsheviks used. Many mutilated bodies were found nt Perm. The retreating Bolsheviks kidnapped many leading residents of Penn.
AUSTRALIAN ARMY RESERVE [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
AUSTRALIAN_ARMY RESERVE Members of the Australian Army Reserve are to he supplied with à I membership card on enrolment. Those members already enrolled may ob tain cards on^applicition in writing to the Organism;; Officer. Australien Army Reserve. Anglesea Barracks, Ho-¡ hart. Applications will ho dealt with in order of receipt. Cards will be available after tho end of January, 1919. _ i ~»