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SOCIAL GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
[?] (From Our Spcciri Correspondent,) The chief social event bf this week, nog quite, ia red-lc iter oue,Jloo, ..was the picturesque cerclnony in connec tion' with the investiture of honors in connection with the Order of the Brit ish Empire, which took place at Ad miralty House, on Monday afternoon. As it was ap eveht of historical inter est, and helped to complete a chaptcr 1 111 the story oi Australian devotion to tjic Empire, the Governor-General and Lady Helen Munro Ferguson invited aliiiost 200 guests, and the function after tlie ceremony look the form of a garden party, much on the lines ol those of pre-war days. The cercmonv was held 111 one 01 the reception rooms facing ICirribilli Point, 'and was per formed by -the Governor-General, wearing full dress uniform, with -the ribbon and star of the G.C.M;G. Sir George Steward.. O.S., read the.decrcc of investiture,' the State. Commandant, Major-General Lee,, in his licavilv gold-braided uniform, standing near aud holding ail uns...
SOLDIERS LEAGUE. MEETING OF WAGGA BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
: SOLDIERS' LEAGUE. MEETING; OF WAOG A BRANCH. A iiieetiiig' of the Wagga. and Dis trict Branch of the Beturiied jSailors aiij Soldiers' Imperial League of ' Aus- tralia was idd hi. tlie Town Hall last night. Thcic was a fair attendance, anil tlie president, Mr. ,T. A. Mulliol lnud. occupied the chair. Included iu the correspondence was a letter from Mr.; Herbert- Beresford, say iug he was rcluetfluily compelled to re sign his position as scerctary. Had he been able to secure work in Wagg-a he would, lie said, have devoted the be?t of his abi.lify ' in the interests, of the league. At some future time he hoped to materially help the movement. — The resignation was accepted with regret aud « letter ordered to be written tUaukiug Mr, Beresford for his services. Mr. A. G. Potter, secretary of the Jt. S. and iS. Imperial League of Aus tralia. wrote intimating that Ihe an nual conference of the league would be licld at Adelaide during the first week in .March, in accordance with clause 5...
TRAM AND TRAIN COLLIDE. SENSATION AT ROCKHAMPTON MANY PEOPLE INJURED. BRISBANE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
TRAM AND TRAIN COLLIDE. SENSATION AT ROCKHAMPTON ' -IAKY PEOPLE INJURED. , BRISBANE. Thursday. A sensational collision between a , trim and train 'occurred at KucV ? haniptbn late last night, as ihe result of'.)viiich 14 persons were more or k'ss seriously injured, while a number of others had miraculous escapes. The train smashed into the trailer of the tram', tearing the footboard ? away and *hfowinK about -.to liassengers 011 to the roadway; -The supports 011 the Iliad of Ihe trailer were .smashed and | tliis , was precipitated 011 to the injured men. aiiil screaming women, who were, lying' in a heap in the street, with . broken timber an'd splintered glass all ? tofini tliem. ' A .number 'of' passcn gcrc were taken to the hospital.
ATTACKED BY SHARK. BOY'S DREADFUL DEATH. SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
1 ... ? ? ? ATTACKED BY SHARK. ? -B6y'S DREADFUL DEATH. ' ii ? SYDNEY. Thursday. A.,'bby named;, Richard Simpson. 13, 'w^iik, bathing off Sirius Cove. Mospia'ti, 'tli is 'mor iiing, was attacked, by .a shark in ,tw.b feet of water, and injured »p. severely that lie died in a few ininu'tcs. ' Another bather, Mr. . SuinmerliofT, rfas wal'King oil tlie' .^aiid ?«%cti .he: ''lic'ard &g6nSsinjf'c('.jes from ttic boy. Tlie shark, which' measured flbout'-is feet, n-as 'then splashing' and turning :wli.erc i)ic,'boy,had been swmi liHhg,.b'uritlicljoy'liad 'disajilieareii. gained ; Holder «0%eS bver^to' th^ '.-spot, whereupon tlftj isliarJt darted away. The hoy rose ; to jlhe vsitrfiice almost liniiicdiatciy and ?'.Hoia^r 'hiiji ;into -the. liost aiid co'ltvejfcd1 Itilii aslidrc. ; The. shark bit ' paft'-of the right legi 'luSttttri^ i^v'otihd alniost a foot loHsf'.'aSa about siSc . -oi' . seven inches wjfli.-' ' -Thfe ?tjibiisicr's 'teeth . tore ihe flesh at^ay arid' .laid tafe the ...
COOLAMON LIQUOR CASE. HEAVY FINE IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
COOLAMON LIQUOR CASE. . HEAVY FINE IMPOSED. At the C'oolaiumi I'olicc Court yester day nioiniujf, -before Mr. il. J. M'Malioii. P.M., James Stephen Aylctt was charg ed' with having at Coolanion 011 De cember 33 ' oolil a quantity of wine without having a license. ' -Iiispcctor Dupicz conducted the prose cution aud ?Alr. -P. l?i:Higgius appeared for. the defendnut. Constable Seaisoii, of Tareutta, de posed that in. company with another man- he visited the refreshment si; op iu Ooolanieii owned by the defendaiit. lie called for a glass of wine and then a bottle of .vine, which were supplied. In payment, lie. tendered a marked^coiii. AVheii tlie -wiiie was handed' over-lie' in- formed defendant that he was a eon- ! stable aiid asked liiiri. if he luid a liceiifp. i atid told tiim that he had 110 authority j to sell the liquor. Subsequently lie in formed the poliei! at Tarcntt.i and tn-o members of the force took possession of the shop. They confiscated 80 bottles of wine, one ease of p...
MERE TRIFLES. By, "CHIFFONNIER" [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
4 MERE;Tfi»Fl^S^ ' By ''CHi&f I he .^uditor-Gencral's , report. lor J9i7-}8,dra\V6|a'tteiition 'to ' the fact that, 'thcrf.hfis 'jjjbeii -great laxity .111 comicction ,\vitji jua^crs , apptttaitiins to tliccarc, .custodjv ,ctc., of store; supplied to- military, camps, supply depb'ts 'etc:'' ?There- have been, ex cesses liere and ? ? deficiencies ' thfefc Total, cxctfSses far-Australia , amount ' to .'?£ oS.CaV' ftfid'' idch'cicncies to; £176,747. ' ' To 'tli£'ol'dinaiy: irtortnt; this i wo.ul4 ,'sceW to] represent a; hei. deficiency flf '4 1^*23..'.! But Senator Pearce,' Mini&tcr.-cUct , .for ContrpV of Demobilisation, wliostv department tfie : Auditor-General is. reporting, upon in the above terms/ is ? not disconcert'tfil. .' There is 11O' suspicion/he says, of' iiis; j honesty, as 'is proved by ;tlie fact-tiis! many1 units 'siilt 'ih ttttstns 'for ^iiore: equipment 'tli aii th'ey 'wfcre-ent iiled to. The . mining stores' are' pu.;;.ty paper, losses, for .the*. exc...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
PERSONAL. * ,- Btfofe;,th?-:ibeg:iunms,/-»f-.t&e... New Year . law term -it i s prittltally »c ei1! ain that;two'iievv„lufy5^=vvjlli);eappoint£d io jDi^frict fcioiiHvBerich!- ',-*M may Atill be fincd' ^y tlie 'appoiutiiieiit uf lpn'sa^y«'«&^i:^:63ii^cjscKm iftef ;the. war jjrob'c out, and' Mr. J .' J.: 'Coheiii, Agsfemlily # j :? 43
SEAMEN'S LOSSES. CLAIMS NOT SETTLED. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
SEAMEN'S LOSSES. . CLAIMS NOT SETTLED. . SYDNEY, Thursday. . JM.r„ Kuwaitis, acting general secretary of 'the tSeamcii :s V nkm, referiiug to the men '?i claim for compensation for loAsc? incurred through their ships being torpedoed, said spuie of Ihe rhiims wore Jong, overdue aud tlie mcu were becom ing tared of promises. The mari?r would have to be adjusted very .soon, as ifio tea uien 'and firemen have lived' da promises so long they are not pre pared to accept any move.
PRISONER'S ILL-TREATMENT QUEENSLAND PRIVATE'S STORY. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
PRISONER'S ILL-TREATMENT QUEENSLAND Ptf I V ATE'S; ^ STORY. , -. } ? (United -Service.),,. . ;,!f ; LONDON, Thursdayir - .Private J. Dunlca, of -the 25th uat talion, irom higicwood, QueCnsiaiid, is a victim to -German officers'. brutal- ity, at - F riedricli sf eld. -, lie applied an epithet to an officer -\\1'iO struck iii.11 011 the facc. Dunlea knocked the Officer 'back, but the latter rose atid attacked him with a sword. Dunlca gilardid 'his head 'with- his right ann, tvhicli received seven deep slashes, the Scars of which arc still ugly. He ns' ihrown into a cell for a fortnight, -aiid his wounds being unattended; to ? be bainc septic. He was sent to. hospital and operated upon, six incisions being made without an anaesthetic. Later he. was sent to the niines and . rc jnaincd nine months without doing'a tap of work; despite frequent beatings
SHIPPING ORGANISATION. ME. HUGHES PROTESTS. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
SHIPPING ORGANISATION.* MR, HUGHES PROTESTS. '~f LONDON, Thursdiy. Mr. W.,M. Hughes . has protested to Mr. M'Lcav, Shipping Controller, against the withdrawal- without notice of three ships, thus disorganisiiig re patriation and causing expenses. for the maintaining of munitio^ workers book ed to' Australia. He} urged iihe ptpvi6 ion of -ships for 20,000 ,soldiers„ 'per mouth. - He denied 'Australia was tds fied: with the completion of repatria tion by the end of the year. He claimed they, were entitled to priority, except over 'New' Zealand.
PROPORTIONAL SYSTEM. APPROVED BY A.L.P. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
PROPORTIONAL SYSTEM. - APPBOVBD BY A.L.P.' Mr. Evane, secretary to the Austra lian Labor Party, made a statement, on Wednesday conecruing the proposed new system of proportionai representa tion -for /the State elections. He said the party had no complaint : to make concerning the new; system. Continuing, he said: 'Those who un derstand the subject know that/this sys tem is mathematically correct, and that is all that cau be asktd for. Bow evir, whit the Labor party l'care is' that the extremity of' its .opponents may cause attempts to -be made . io baffle or defeat the dhtentious' of the Act and of its supporters in the -House. As I understand it, the Act .providcfc i'oi' thfl 'commission to ;have ^all its machinery iu readiness, including gazcttal by the Governor, not later than Juiie 30 next, Tlie interesting position ariscs that the list: now being collected .by . the police will not according to departmental routine, -'bocome rolls until souio time in October,' or later, and if ...
WHARF LABORERS' DISPUTE. FRICTION OVER MEMBERSHIP. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Advertiser — 10 January 1919
* WHARF LABORERS' DISPUTE. , FRICTION OVER MEMBERSHIP. - i -= ? SYDNEY, Thursday. ' : The feeling between the wharf la borer^ and .certain returned soldiers is likely to bo very bitter. At ? a ? meeting of the former this morning. Mr. T. M* Crystal. who is a returned soldier, urged members to stand bv the derision already if ,-i -? h -.] He added: 'We have many opponents, but we will beat them dow-if. The llol sheviks in Russia aud elsewhere' aie doing good work and -lavish they wff:' Ijete now. Our greatest enemies are t&osc wiio arc working- on the water- 1 front aud who are not in our union. The speaker declared tho Masonic i Lodge was against tlie one big union j but the latter, was, notwithstanding !lie Opposition, going to .onie aliout. lie JcClaied some of tiie leading officials in the big industrial -disturbance were un der the power of the Masonic Lodge.