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"THF, FINAT, FIGHT." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
"THF, FIXAT, FIGHT." I A Copenhagen report states that the Independent Socialists have joined the Spnrtnrusors, and have issued a joint proclamation statins:-"The final fight for red revolution will bo fought to-day." Hadek and Joffe (Russian Bolshevist representatives) are remaining in Ber lin, despite the Government's efforts to expel them.
NEW WAR CLOUDS PADEREWSHI'S S.O.S. "BOLSHEVISM WILL SWAMP EUROPE" LEMBERG BESIEGED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
PADMWSKl'S S.O.S. "BOLSHEVISM WILL SWAMP EUROPE'' LEMBERG BESIEGED. WARSAW, Tuesday. - President Fadcrewski, after a long speech, was enthusiastically cheered by tho Polish crowds waiting outside his hotel. Padurewski emphasised the neces sity of stamping out the liolslievists, and defined their aims as "to kill all users of tho toothbrush." Padcrewski said that tho Allies must nssist Poland to destroy liolshevism, lest the whole of Europe was swamp ed by it. Poland, he declared, was ready to form a barrier against the tide if given the necessary arms and technical officers.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
THE TASMANIAN RED BOOK, ALMANAC Price, Four Shillings and Cd. Postngc, 4d. WILL BB READY ON JANUARY IO. THE SIXPENNY BOOK ALMANAC. , THE SHEET ALMANAC. Fourpence. NEW READY. ' THE CHURCHMAN'S ALMANAC. 3d, 4d, and 1/ cacfi. DIARIES FOR THE OFFICE. DIARIES FOR THE POCKET. A. W. BIRCHALL & SONS .118 BRISBANE STREET LAUNCESTON. -;-"A ' 'I KILL THAT CORNI RUSSIAN COM SOLVENT Makes Your Feet Feel Fina. Price 1/3, post freo, from the Proprietor- ' ' B, F. JOHNSTON, ; f v - CHEMIST. DEVONPORT AND LATROBE.*
ONE BIG UNION UNIONS CONFER ON SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
ONE BIG UNION* - UNIONS CONFER. ON SATURDAY. _ In nil Labor circles there is at prc í'ént keen interest in the proposal to establish ¿ne big union for the whole "of the Commonwealth, and the. interest : is now ot its height with tho approach of'tho Inter-State Conference to be : held at Melbourno on Saturday next. The object of the conference is to draft _the schenie for the proposed organisa tion. . At conferences held both in ' Sydney and Melbourne, a" lot of prelim inary work was done, all of which will bo of value to the delegates at tho pending conference in their task of prc '. ' paring a scheme acceptable to tho un . ionists of the great rank and file mem bership, who will have tho responsibility of passing final judgment on the scheme . per medium of an organisation ballot.. 'At Sydney the. conference prepared a sçbeme which was later considered fa . Torably by the Melbourne conference, and the principle ol tho one big union ;was adopted. The other States have , elected thei...
SHIPPING DEVONPORT. DEPARTURE.—January 8. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
SHIPPING . . - DEVONPORT. -. DEPÄRTURE.-January 8. - Lady Loch, ss, 400 tons, IX D. Tnce, on a tour of tho eastern lighthouses. Lady Loch, ss, which arrived on ? Tuesday from ¿Melhourno via Burnie, continued her tour of the lighthouses yesterday. .Tiotomahnna, s?, from Melbourne via Burnie, is duo at Devonport this morn ing, and 6ails on return, omitting Burnie, in tho afternoon. She is due again on Saturday, and returns to Mel bourne via Burnie. Taviuni, ss, from Hobart via Burnie, is an expected arrival at Devonport to day; She ¡8 billed to Bail in tho even ing for Sydney direct. .Marrawah, ss, is to leave Melbourne on Saturday afternoon for Devonport ' via Coastal ports, and is . expected to ' reach here on Monday.
INCREASED COST OF LIVING [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
INCREASED COST OF LIVING We hardly can realise in Australia how the increased price of living has nffected' thc Northern Hemisphere. Some tables have been prepared by the French General Statistical De partment following upon its inquiry into movements of prices in various countries' since July, 1914. Retail prices best show the increased cost, and, comprising ' these over tho four years of war, we find that in the belli gerent countries the increase has been least in Australia, and then-comes the United States.' It was highest in Italy. In .neutral countries it ; was highest in Sweden, higher, even "than in Italy. The following is the -;. com parison, -tho" prices In July, 1914~ being taken as tho standard-100._ " - - 1914. 1915. 1917. 1918. _July. July. Oct. Mar. Great Britain 100 132 206 207 France ... ... 100 122 200 . 233 Italy. 100 120 ' 224 273 United States TOO 101 152 151 Sweden ... ... . 100 129 234 276 Australia ... 100 *124 »127 »132 ftJunc._ ' _ The figures for Australia...
WHERE, INDEED? COUNT EERNSTORFF INTERVIEWED. RESTORATION OF MONARCHY UNTHINKABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
ÏÏIIERE, INDEED ? COUNT EERNSTORFF INTER VIEWED. RESTORATION OF MONARCHY UNTHINKABLE. LONDON, Tuesday.-Thc "Daily Ex press' " norlin correspondent interview ed Count Bernstorfl" (tho German Ambissador who was expelled from the t'nitcd States}. He agreed with the advantages of a Leaane of Nations and the consequent abolition of conscrip tion. Tie declared that the restoration of tho monarchy was unthinkable. When asked if it was not dangerous to send the ex-Kaiser to Holland, C'tinnt P.ornstorif renlied: ""Where, thc hell were we to send him?"
THE LAST SHOTS HAIGS TRIBUTE TO BRITISH ARMIES INFANTRY STILL BACKBONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
THE LAST SHOTS HAIG S TRIBUTE TO BRITISH ARMIES INFANTRY STILL BACKBONE. LOXDOX, Tuesday.-In a despatch covering tito last operations, Field Marshal Haie says: The British armies attacked the strongest and most vita] parts of the enemy's front. They cut Iiis lateral communications, and fought his best divisions tu a standstill. On the different battle fronts, 187, C00 prisoners were taken; also 2850 guns, 29,000 machino guns, and 3000 trench mortars. These results were achieved by 59 British divisions, which engaged and defeated 99 separate Ger man divisions in three months. Despite the military doctrino that in good defensivo positions any given force &lt;-an hold tip a considerably great er attacking force-and tins our de fence proved in March and April-yet when the tide of battle turned, and thc British attacked, they completely destroyed the German resistance, al though thc British were numerically inferior to the defeated German for ces. Field-Marshal Haig tributes the ...
SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLICANISM "STAMPED AS CONSTITUTIONAL." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
SOOTH AFRICAN REPUBLICANISM I "STAMPED AS CONSTITU Í TIONAIJ." CAPETOWN, Tuesday. - The Na tionalist organ, ''De Burger," says: - ''The King's reply to the Nationalist address stamps thc republican move ment as constitutional. Since it is sup ported by thc South African Govern ment and Parliament, the Imperial Government is hound by ita own ans wer to discuss the matter." lteferring to thc proposed royal visit, the paper says:-"The visit bas been arranged by English Ministers to awa ken loyalty hy the glory of the Royal presence, in order to smother tho feel ings of republicanism which aro born in all true Africanders." A Pretoria message states that it is helieved that the Government will in troduce a General Amnesty Bill during thc coming session, but it will not come into operation till peace is formally signed.
NORTH-WESTERN NEWS SHEFFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
SHEFFIELD. : Motors Collide.-A collision occur-, red yesterday morning . between, the, ráilway motor and a private motor ear which .was, driven by Mr. Harper, an insuraucc' age'nt,' with .whom was" Mr. T:'Cruickshank, an employe of York, S:hmidt and Co. " The . .rail motor, ¡which' had a fair number of passengers aboard from the Coast train, was cross ing1 the inaiii street when tho accident happened, the private carl being then proceeding out pf ¿he' town.. Those' iin board, Mv^ive^^ason^^q ' bo thankful that'"they' suffered hi) injury. As'it wits, the rail motor struck . tho back portion of the other car, comple tely smashing one of tho rear wheels. This was all the damage that was done, with' the exception, of. tho wooden steps of tho railway car, which was split.'