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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
Convalescents after influenza, or those troubled with that . "run-down feeling." tho result of overwork or mental worries, etc., should take "Pomona" Tonic AVine. It is a splendid invigorator, and is inst the tonio needed. Price, 2/6 and 4/6, from R. F. Johnston, Chemiik, Devonport and Latrobe.*
SOLDIERS DUE TO-DAY PARTY OF 55—12 ANZACS AT BURNIE THIS MORNING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
SOLDIERS DUE TO-DAY PARTY OF 55-12 ANZACS AT BURNIE THIS MORNING. Tim ss Rotomahana. which is due-nt Burnie from Melbourne carly this morning, h bringing 55/eturned' sold iers, including 12 AnzacS*- on furluiighj and also 4 nmunitio.-v workers, Thc men will : disembark - afc ;Búrn¡e. 'V "-Vpt Good, Lieut. Will and -?' «taff arrived by last night's " train from1 Tihriucestori" to superintend 'the banding and cn-, training of the men. " Tho Burnie He-; ccption Committee |has arranged to entertain'the partv at breakfast prior to their departure by the first trains for their home3, and the Devonport and Deloraine committees will also pruvido refreshments at the railway stations on the way North."
KENTISH SIDING SHED [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
- KENTISH SIDING SHED A correspondent writes:-I would like to* know when the Government is going to build tho long-promised shed at Kentish siding. Another harvest has come, and there is no shed. Where are our Wilmot members? Why don't they Btir the Government up and get it built? Thc election is not far off, and the farmers will not forget some of them. There are hundreds of acres of grain and potatoes within a mile of the siding, and there is no protection for tho fanners' produce from the atmosphere. Who is going to use the place while there is no place to put anything out of the wet? We will still have to go on to Sheffield, j three miles past our own station, j Where is Mr. Hayes? As ho is a ' farmer, I trust he will pay a visit im-1 mediately, and have a look at the station. ' He will see if we are not asking for our just rights. We have been promised them for five years. Tile war is over, so there is no ex cuse now. The fanners offered to cart the timber from the mill free of...
HE'S ALIVE! LONG LOST BROTHER FOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
HE'S ALIVE! LONG LOST BROTHER FOUND. A soldier, who has been "missing" for a couple' of years, ' and has been mourned as dead, turned up in ^Syd ney thc other day, and was met by his brother, who was- on tho Central Ra'Iway Station in the hone that he might obtain some news of the miss ing man. The brother, who is an Anzac, was anxiously scanning the faces of tho returning men when an other returned soldier asked him if he were there to meet anyone. "No," re plied the Anzac. "My brother, was posted as missing a long time ago, and since my return I meet every batch of lads that como back, and if there aro any from his battalion I always ask if they knew my-brother, or had heard nriy details of what had occurred to him." "There's a chap now," he ad ded, pointing to a motor, "who is from his battalion. I must;-" Just then the soldier in the car turned hts face. "By -- he's alive,". shouted the Anzac, and. despite a wounded leg, made a rush for tho car, which was about tn move. off. Lea...
OUR SOLDIERS' TRIUMPHS A SPLENDID TRIBUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
OUR SOLDIERS' TRIUMPHS A SPLENDID TRIBUTE. Mr. S. C. Ellis, of Burnie, Las re ceived from a soldier son a splendid eulogy of the A.I.F. The reforence was published in a London newspaper earlv in November, and reads: The capture of Beaurehain bv the Australians with 500 prisoners adds to a corps' triumph.to which there is no' parallel. The Australians drove tho enemy from Villers-Bretonnoux and saved Amiens over six months ago. They have never ceased fighting since. First a succession of small assaults near Hamel. Then tho great battle and break 'through on August 8. Then con tinuous local attacks, and patrol pene tration that nuito broke the nerve of til» enemy, then the snatching of Mount Saint-Quentin and heavy street fighting. Then thc bitter and ob stinate battle, first nt the Hinden burg and then ' of the strongest and most wired part of the Beaurcvoir line. Again recently, in company with a tank corps, -whose dash and en durance they so admire, tho storming of Deaurchain and t...
KITCHENER'S FIAG FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
KITCHENER'S FIAG FUND. MELBOURNE, ; Wednesday.- Some time back Oie flncr bearing tho signa ture of tho late Lord Kitchener, and those of other public men, was raffled, the tickets being sold throughout thc Commonwealth. .? To-day, the chairman of tho committee that undertook this work handed to Senator Millen for re patriation work a cheque for £11,000; being the first payment on account of the amount raised. , A further sum will be.availablo when the accounts aro audited.
TIMBER OR CONCRETE PILES? DISCUSSION AT HOBART. A COMPLIMENT TO BURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
TIMBER OR CONCRETE PILES? DISCUSSION AT HOBART. A COMPLIMENT TO BURNIE. HOBART, Wednesday. - At the monthly meeting of the Hobart Marine Board the wharf committee recommen ded, on reports by the engineer, Octo uer 22 and December 19, with reference tn thc conditions of tho wharves, that Franklin and Argyle street piers be re paired in accordance with the report of December 19. Estimated cost: Franklin Pier, £2209; Argvle street Mer, £2741. The engineer, in his report of Decem ber 19 on the piers in question, stated : -"It must he remembered .that the woodwork generally of these piers is well past its prime, and cannot reason ably be expected to stand for more than another 10 or 15 years without an ex-' cessive expenditure in repairs, and I think the patching should be done as cheaply as possible to this end, recog nising that at tho end of this period it will he necessary to rebuild both piers, nt which time it will doubtless be cheaper to use some more perman ent construction. For ...
EDUCATION BY POST A STATE CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
EDUCATION BY POST A STATE CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL. HOBART, Wednesday.-To enable children in remote localities to obtain facilities for receiving somo education al advantages, the Minister for Educa tion has. established a Correspondence School, with headquarters at the Education Office. Children of famil ies residing in isolated districts out side a radius of three miles from an existing State or Subsidised . School aro eligible for enrolment, provided that such children do not attend any school. Thc Minister has appointed Miss Hetti's Wellard, formerly of the Wellington Square Practising School, as thc first teacher. She will com mence her duties at the Education Of fice on Tuesday next.
ACCOUNTANCY EXAMINATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
ACCOUNTANCY EXAMINATIONS HOBART, Wednesday.-Tko fol lowing students have passed the ex aminations set hy the Federal In stitute of Accountants in November !last:-T. D. Carroll, H.M. Customs, final law subjects; A. J. Simmons, H.M. Customs, final law subjects; T. Layton, care of T. Xcttlofold, passed I all final subjects completed, to be ad mitted as an Associate ; H. E. Culyer, Millers Chambers, intermediate book keeping and auditing ¡ S. ~\\". Carne, Union Rank, intermediate bookkeeping ¡md auditing: fí. R. Jeffreys, Huon Timber Co., intermediate law, comple ted intermediate course; 51. Cl. Stokes, Burnie, intermediate law, completed intermediate conrse', H. Waidlaw, Bur nie, intermediate law, completed in termediate course; N. H. Bushby, Launceston, intermediate law and bookkeeping.. AH the candidates who competed were successful.
SHEFFIELD [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
SHEFFIELD A correspondent writes: Tho abovo township is beautifully Bitunted at the foot of Mt. Roland. Tbe i surrounding scenery is equal to any in Tasmania ; but it is little known. Being 000ft. above sca-lcvel, it must be con sidered as an deal summer resort. The Catholics of this locality are in great need of a church. They '.bink that Sheffield should bavo its church as well as its smaller neighbors. Their first snorts were a success. The net re sult was £30; the collection, £100; total, £130. Winning No3. 67, 1328, 344, 5G0.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
YOUTHFUL OLD AGE. Recently a gentleman of only 78 summers was asked His age. He declin ed tn state it until his questioners had finessed, and the highest was 5G. The ¡explanation was well-colored hair. iVoltchok's Russian Hair Restorer makes the hair youthful in appearance, and makes it grow. Price,'2/6, at all Ichemists and stores.-idrt,«
WANTED—A CREW LOONGANA STILL HELD UP HOTOMAHANA DUE YO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
WANTED-A CREW LOONGANA STILL HELD UP HOTOMAHANA DUE YO-DAY. The ts Loongana is still lying at the : Melbourne wharf waiting for a crew, to talo lier to l.aaiiecjton. Meanwhile, tho only communication existing between thc mainland and Ta-mania is via thc Xorth-West Coast, lt h a significant fact that tho North-West has to. bear the brunt and relievo tho pressure. If ibo Civtst can carry _ tho whole of the traffic in a timó" or trouble, and with such manifest coVantagj, why should it not bo the main avcr.uo for passen ger traffic and mail distribution in nor mal ttees ? The sj J'otomahan.i left Melbourne ai noon yesterday with 210 passengers for P.irnie end lievonport. She lias on board c'so 73 tons of cargo and one motor.cur for Burnie; and G3 tons ot cargo for Devonport. Tho vessel is due at Cumié nt 5 o'clock this morning, and at Devonport at 8 o'clock. The re turn trip will be made direct from De vonport. Arrangements have been mndo where by the n Wainui will call at Burnie on Sun...
NO CHANGE AT LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
NO CHANGE AT LAUNCESTON. LAUNCESTON, Wednesday.-There were no fresh developments to-day in connection with the shipping dispute, and che present steamer service is likely to continue for some time yet. There docs not appear to have been any move on cither side to effect a set tlement. Tlje Wnkatipu from Sydney and the Awarua from Melbourne enter ed the river to-night, each with a num ber of passengers. The latter vessel leaves for Melbourne on Friday even ing a full ship, whilo the berths in the' Wakatipu, which sails an Tuesday next for Sydney, are filling rapidly. Fruiterers arc greatly inconvenienced by tho Loongana hold-up, most of the fruit from Slelbourno having to be im ported by the Xorth-West boats, at ad ditional expense.
SERIOUS BLOW TO TOURIST TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
SERIOUS BLOW TO TOURIST TRADE. HOBART, Wednesday.-Discussing the position of the Tourist Department tho Government Director (Mr. Em mett) said that tho Loongana hold np had proved a very serious blow to the tourist traffic, and but for tlr's ho was sure that the present season would have beaten all previous records. The Sydney business was, Mr. Emmett said, assuming much smaller propor tions than if the boats held up by the influenza epidemic were running as heretofore. Tho tourist season did not begin in earnest till tho middle of De cember, and slackened off after tho end of February, so that this _ stoppage in the height of summer and just prior to race weeK, could scarcely be moro seri ous. Last month was in ail the de nartment's offices tho heaviest Decem ber'that had been experienced. Tho Launceston Bureau showed the largest increase, tho figures having risen from £"65 in Derember, 1017. to £1510 in December, 191S. In tho Melbourne of fice the increase was £270. and in Syd ney...
NO ACTION ON THE MAINLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
NO ACTION' ON THE MAINLAND. I MELBOURNE, Wednesday. - No chance hn3 taken place in regard to the Loongana di-pute. Mr. H. W. .Adams, secretary of the Commonwealth Shipowners' ' Federa tion, stated that no action hy thc own ers had yet been decided upon, and that no communication was yet to hand from Mr. Justice. Higeins. Sydney advices state that as no cor respondence had teen furnished by the seamen, no further developments had taken place with regard to the i conference between the owners and the men which was proposed yesterday.
YESTERDAY'S QUOTATIONS AND SALES. LAUNCESTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
YESTERDAY'S QUOTATIONS AND SALES. LAUNCESTON. Quotations:-Tasmania, 1) od; Brok en Hill Ppty., b 5/7; Magnet, b 8/3, s 9/6; Mt. Farrell, s 3d; North Farrell, s8/C; Round Hill, b 7/9, s 8/4; Mt. Read and Rosebery Amalgamated, s 19/3; Mount Lyell, s 27/; Lyell Blocks, b 5d, s 7d; Tasman and Crown Lyell Extended, b 2d, s 21d; TasmaTiTim Copper, s 5/9; Brisics, s 5/; Mt. Bisch off, b £11, s £11A0/; do. (paid), s £12; Arba, s 4'8;,Royal George, s 3/; Pioneer, s ll/; Tongkàh Harbor, b 49/, s 51/ ; Dreadnought-Boulder, s' 6d ; Mt. Lindsay, s £12; Tongkah Compound, b 12/3, s 13/3 ; New Ruby Flat, s 4/.
MINING C. J. WEEDON AND CO., LTD., SHAREBROKERS. St. Andrew's Chambers, 32 St. John Street, LAUNCESTON. (Firm Repiesentcd on Stock Exchange.) [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
C. J. WEEDOH ANO CO., LTD., SHAREBItOKEitS, St. Andrew's Chambers, JW St. John Street, LAUNCESTON. (Firm Repiesentcd on Stock Exchange.) Agents throughout the Commonwealth. I Inquiries Tromptly Attended To. j Telegrnni: "Weeden Co., Launceston."
FIRST NAVAL POWER AMERICA'S AMBITION. THE PRESIDENT'S BACKING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
FIRST NAVAL POWER AMERICA'S AMBITION. THE PRESIDENT'S BACKING. I ? The following official wireless news has been received in Sydney by tho ?Airfcrican Consul-Gcneral "(Mr. Brit tain): "Washington.-Mr. Daniels (Secre tary for the Navy) was asked before the iCaval Committee of the House br Re presentativo Kelly (Michigan), ''Doe3 +hc President back the policy to make ?he United States the first naval Pow rr nf the world?" Mr. Daniels replied, "Yes, if com ?petitivo building is to continue. "We arc now easily the second naval Pow der, hut this programme will not make the United States the first." Mr. Daniels said that if tho League ?of Xations was established America must provide a large part of the world TO>licc force necessary to enforce order. "He added, however, that with such a league formed, it would not bo neces sary to carry ont the full constructive programme, and asked the committeo to include in the Bill legislation em powering tlie President to liait con struction at his...
BURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
. BURNIE. The ss Botomahann left Melbourne ? n? noon yesterday with 219 passengers, 73 tops of cargo, and 1 motor car for Burnie. She is due here nt 5 o'clock tbicrnornine. an'1 will leave for-Dcvon JJÓrl at 6 a.m. The return trip to Mel ? ..Donnie will be mado direct from De vonport. ; Thc s« Warentea leaves to-day with a j : car?o of timber for Melbourne. I - Thc ss Wainui will cnll in at Burnie .'for passengers on Sunday, and will nrrvecd on her way from Strahan tr> .Melbourne. The ss Tnviuni is duo carly this .?morning to load produco for Sydney. . Immediately upon the completion of - fonding she leaves for Devonport to top up.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
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