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MANSLAUGHTER VERDICT AGAINST HUN OFFICERS INQUEST ON 19-YEAR-OLD SOLDIER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
f VERDICT AGAINST HUH OFFICERS INQUEST ON' ln-YEAH-OLD SOLDIER. UI.NDO.V, Tuesday.-During nn m (piest concerning the death of Pte. Roberts, aged 19, of thc Cheshire Regiment, who died at Fulham Hospi tal after repatriation from Germany, Feveral doctors gave evidence to thc effect that he died from tuberculosis, I due to starvation and privation. I Pto. Roberts weighed C6 lbs. when! lie returned, and informed thc doc-j tors that he was employed carrying rails behind the. German lines. He' saw parties, exhausted, fall under the weight of the rails, which pinned them down, and thev were allowed to lia, helpless until they died, t A verdict nf manslaughter against J the German officials concerned was
A CRITICAL YEAR AHEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
; A CRITICAL YEAR AHEAD. Australia, Uko > all other belligerent countries, has her post-war problems, problems which will tax the reconstruc tivo genius of lier statesmen to tho utmost during tho cuming year if Aus tralia is to steer clear of th'! dangerous wntcrs of industrial panic which are affecting parts of tho Old World. Tho peoplo of tho United Kingdom have just returned a unanimous answer to Spartacus doctrines by rejecting its mild exponents in Uritain. Messrs. Ram say Macdonald, Philip Snowden and A. Henderson, thrco of tho leading ex tremists in tho Houso of Commons, have been ' defeated nt the poll, and, as if this were not answer enough, the largest Conservativo majority in his tory has been sent back to the House of Commons headed by the redoubtable Lloyd George, who is pledged to fight for the working populace. ,¡Itis inevitable that the. gospel ;of discontent will ho preached' in Austra lia, in louder tones during the critical transition period which is now upon u...
COO-EE STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
COO-EE STOCK SALE. Tho Tasmanian Woolgrowers' Agency Co., Ltd., report having held their usual fortnightly sale at Coo-ee.yester day, when a good averago yarding of nil classes was penned. Beef.-Some 30 head came to hand ; prices were firmer,. . Sheep abo wero finner.; - " - Pigs.-AU classes met a ready sale. Store cattle wero on a par with last market. Principal sales:-On account T T. King, 4 fat steers. £15/17/6 ; 4 do., £16/107; account T. Hilder, 1 fat steer, £15/12/0 ; 1 do., £15/12/0 ;'l fat heifer, £15/12/0; 2 do., £11; account L. J. Clarke, 1, fat steer, £15/15/; 1 fat cow, £13/151; 1 do., £12/7/6; 1 do., £10/5/; account R. Old, 1 fat cow, £14 5/ ; account Borradale Bros., 1 fat cow, £1G; 2 do,. £14/2/6; 1 do., £12/15/; account AV Jago, 1 fat caw. £13/5/ ; fat lambs, 24/, 23 0, 19/3, 18/; -fat hog gets, 27/9, 27/, 22/; fat sheep, 28/6, 29/, 27/3, 23/3; 43 2-tooth ewes, 20/; baconers, £4/15/ to £3/2,' ; porkers, £2 8/ to 30/; slips, 27/ to 17/'; Stört pigs (large), 39/6 ; spr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS. - SHOWROOM SPECIALS -AT BEATTIES MILLINERY.-Ready-to-Wear Hats, in Sase, Vieux Rose, Nigger, Navy, Black, Black and White, Green, Mastic, Pink and Black, 8/0,10/6, 12,'G, 13 0, 16/0. " Stitched Silk Hats, in Tussore, Brown, Navy,, Black, White, Cream, Pink, V. Rose, 2/11.. 3/6, 4/11, to lo/c. . - - - Panama Hats, Special Value, 9/0,11/6, 12/6; 14/11, 17/6. COSTUMES.-Tussore Palm Beach Ccat and Skirt, with Navy Stripo, -Pinta Tussore 'Collar and,Cuffs, Special at 49/6. , . Palm ; Beach Costume, : Sand C olor, with Brown Buttons and Stitchings, Cheap at 67/6. Smart Over Check, Grey Effect, with Sash, at G5Í. Poplin Costumes, in Saxe, Tussore, Navy, 39/3, 45/, 47/6. Ivory AVhito Silk, with Bino Stitchings, at 79/6. ROBES.-Checked Zephyr Robes, in Saxe and Pink, with Plain Collars and Cuffs, nt 27,'C, 29/0. White Lioon Robe, Saxe Collar and^Buttons, nt 37*0 Vieux RUM Roba, White Ciliar and Cuffs, at £4 6. Pink Chech Zephyr, Plain Collar and Cuffs, at ?4.*6 : Smar...
DUNORLAN TEA AND SPORTS. AN ENJOYABLE AFTERNOON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
DUNORLAN TEA AND SPORTS.. AN ENJOYABLE AFTERNOON. Thc annual tea and snorts at Dun orlan in aid of thc Catholic Church funds took place yesterday ''afternoon in delightful weather, and there .was a good attendance' from -tho- surround-, ing districts. Amongst ' those present were Mr. L. Atkinson. M.H.R., and Mr. E. E. Blyth, M.H.Ä3' Thc ex perienced secretary. Mr. M. W. Burke, was. well assisted bv Messrs/ ¿ Griffin (4), M'Mahon (4),'Stanley,? Dynan-^2), O'Neill, C. Langmaid, H. Britten, Walker, \\r. Russell/ and' J. ;; B. Sullivan. The refreshments consti tute an important part of tho pro gramme, lind thc Dunorlan ladies are noted for the character'-of the tea they brew, and the condiments they table.-and'--'they well upheld their re putation . fyesterday. . The ' following ladies Imdy chàrgè, of " the arrange ments-ifrsdamcs j. Gaffney, Deacon, Poole, and Dynan: Misses Griffin (2), Mulcahy 'Stanley, M'Mnhon, Gaffney (4). Poole, Lyons, and Harrison. The cordial booth was in the cha...
CROIS AND MARKETS TASMANIAN MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
1 .CROIS m MARKETS TASMANIAN MARKETS. DEVONPORT. - Deliveries by rail yesterday were .restricted tu £33 I'g) potatoes, while those by road were S33 bgs potatoes and 20 bgs chaff. The trains lasb night and tj-duy vero ex pected to bring in the remainder, of 5000 bgs, while another 4000 are tipped for Burnie. This is moro than nt first anticipated, find if the quantity mater ialises, prices can scarcely hold-, al though transhipments may ba heavy. This would improve the position to some estent. The best .quote locally wnp £15, hut there were1 not many sales. Everybody seemed to bo hanging off for to-day's developments. JThero wcro no turnips to hand, but they were con sidercd--to be worth £10. Some, of the new season's peas nre expected to come in next week. The ss Taviuni will" ba tho produce boat for this week; and ¡3 'due to-day Jfrom Hobart via Burnie. She is to sail during tho evening for Bydney direct; Dij» i'.':iMUNE.-There was a slight ly-increased délit cry of potatoes yes te...
THE UNRETURNING BRAYE [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
THE UNRETIJRNING BRAYE In connection with the sad subject of the "unreturning bravo,''-as Byron calls them, Melbourno newspaper readers have been deeply moved fay the follow ing lines: "Though I rejoice, and watch ;with proud, dimmed eyes Tlio Hag my sons have died for float. against tho skies. You will forgive and understand who have no dead to mourn, ? That, though I sharo your pride and joy, I feel forlorn When other mothers' brown-faced- sons march by With soldier tread. (Dear, gallant boya, I lové them all! yet then ' , I mourn my dead.) . One near Aegean seas sleeps well The wild thyme scents his grave-. Ono sleeps in Franco ;-in dreams I see red poppies o'er him wave. "Rejoicing, I watch with yon to-day The flag tiley died for float against tho skies. Victory is ours, and if my tears fall "fast. You will forgive-no brown-faced sons of mine march past." Tho writer is tho wife of a doctor nt Mornington (Vic). Two of her sons havo given their lives in battle; : her only survivin...
INFLUENZA. SEND FOR THE DOCTOR AND GO TO BED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
INFLUENZA. SEND FOR THE DOCTOR AND GO TO BED. The l'ublîc are warned to take no chances with tho Influenza epidemic should it make its appearance in Aus tralia, but to send for the family, "doc tor and go to bcd. This Influenza plaguo has already proved itself deadly, and has now Broken out in N'ew Zealand, nnd it may make its appearance in Australia any day in spite of tho rigid quarantine regula tions. If you have an attack of the real Influenza your digestion will be a wreck, your 'head, legs and back will ache, your heart action may be affected, nnd you will hnvo a temper ature. These conditions need the at tention of a skilled medical attendant It stands every member of tho com munity in hand to so look after their general health to prevent, if possible, becoming infected with this deadly germ nnd to accomplish this no bet ter- remedy could be taken than 'Dr. Morse's Indian Hoot Pills. They nra a searching, cleansing remedy. They are mua m tneir action, but highly ci fective in...
ULVERSTONE'S MISSING LINK. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
ULVERSTONE'S MISSING LINK. '?To the Editor. I Sir,-When I took exception to,the ¡statement attributed.^ tho Commis ! sinner of Railways (Mr. G. AV. Smitb) regarding timber freights oh thé Nietta railway line, as published in .the daily press, after the recent in quiry by tho Public Works Commit tee, I had no intention of entering I into a newspaper controrcrsy, but on , the contrary merely pointed out that :tho gentleman referred to .Ind made 1 a serious error in stating that there [was only a difference of 2d per ton in I thc freight on timber from Nietta to I Ulverstone and Nietta lo Devonport. The Commissioner, in his letter np j pearing in your issue of the 4th inst., makes a fceblo attempt to prove that I was wrong, and that the figures aro correct. I have no desire to encroach on your valuable space, but with your kind permission would like to state that the figures I quoted were taken from the Tasmanian Government railway rates book which took effect on tho 21st. of May last,...
REMOVING THE "BITE" WEAKeR BEER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
i REMOVING THE "BITE" H "WKAKKR TiEER. fUiOnf.VIO, Wednesday.-Tho re in nf il»' alcoholic strength of s-i!il under the State, licensing ivas lii-ni-seil tiwlav hv Mr. J. 1/gerald iX.S. Wales' Minister for [ègltln and .Mr. W. Iluw«er (Vietorian !-ter fm- Healthi. Mr. Fitzgerald Mr. Howler ininrmation regarding N.>.\Y. proposai» as contained in lirait Hill, and it was arranged rle &lt;li-cii--i.m should he resumed lie n nu n o¡ tin» X.S. Wales Min fneu Adelaide, r. rilera ld left for South Aus tins afternoon, ffiy. HOWMT --id tiwi it was proposed ith le er and wino separately ES'gi-'nling for a réduction in the al ?blir strength. Fi .IT the X.S. Wales ?posai the alcnliolic strength of beer ?lld l e under 1 per cent.
LABOR'S DRASTIC CLAIMS "OFFENSIVE" LAUNCHED IN BRITAIN. 6-HOUR DAY—50 PER CENT. ADVANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
I LABOR'S DRASTIC CLAIMS "OFFENSIVE" LAUNCHED IN j BRITAIN. j G-1IOPR ÜAY-50 PER CEXT. ADVANCE. II.) IN DON, Tuesday. - Thc "Daily Icgrnph" says that tho industrial utniviTsy ill Uritain is re-opening Thc railwaymen on Tuesday will dis ss moans to achieve a national pro amnii' demanding the permanent re iniim of the 33 war advance plus 10/ ira : iiKo ilrastic overtime and holi y concessions. Thc minois' programme is even more iliitiou.. It includes a six-hour day, d a ."J> per cont, advance oh existing Tho .Minors' 1'odcration is calling a tiona! conference to discuss methods. "Obviously." says the "Telegraph," [» miners and railwaymen hope, to fee a successful issue before trade re
TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHTS DAILY HIT £10,000 PRIZE AUSTRALIAN COMPETITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
I TRANS ATLANTIC FLIGHTS DAILY HIT £10,000 PH1ZE AUSTRALIAN COMPETITORS. f.liXKOX, Tuesday. - A "Dr.i'y , lirnuie!::'' représentai Wo si&lt;iu'eil an llicillCU v.i'.li Air. Holt ITruillilS, JJi , alor of tl-.o^ Aircraft Manufacturing 'Mil'.auy, whose directorate, Jlnjor M Krial Ij.ain ker, ha? just joined. Mr. Il"lt Thomas says that air i.ana v tu Aiv-ir.uia can nuw hf done t a .-'¡nv.l ot Ui) railes an hour, iit .uding stn]>!«!j,is. This tate would soon ,. increased to HO miks an hour. _ A mei,, airman tumid not fly tu Xeiv amii Wat s, hut. would to Paris mt lim! a machine aili! another air ¡,111 waitine;. In fue miaules, the mail crciitaclc uo.ilii be transferred to thc Spund niacliiiie. A trip of SO) miles Bunill te sufficient for »nv pilot. Air. Thomas pointed out that it was npurtaut to devolun ¡rn air-cooled en ine to replace the present water-cool il engine, which was faulty in the tro les and the Atlantic, where the water itlier hni!> or ir.ezes. A tra ns-A...
CALDER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
CALDER. Bridge Wanted.-At the request of tho residents of the district the Hon. J. Briton, M.H.A., lias linen CIHV:I>-iir ing to persuado tlie Pulilic AVur!;- IV nai tnient to con-true; a bridge uv- r i!ie Inglis Hiver, which will connect l"l>KR Calder with tho Preolenna line. T'10 I residents nre anxious that' the «»rk I should bo dono during the sitninn-r. 'a responso to n recent letter. Mr. l!&lt;L&lt;ni has been informed by tho Secrei:i:Í1 '' Public Works thnt tho drawing fer the bridge were in hand, nnd lb ? «¡'^ would bo done ns soon ns possilX-. I'11 -eply is hardly as satisfactory be wished, and further efforts will &lt;* made hy Mr. Belton to havo tba wuiK pushed on with'.
DEVONPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
DEVONPORT. Tile Steamer Service.-The ss Hoto Tnaliana left Melbourne at noon yester day, with a full complement of phsesn gers tind n light cargo for Burnie and Devonport. She is due this morn'iig, and is to sail for Melbourne direct at 3 p.m. Slio will bc a crowded shin on thc outward passago, and many will bc unablo to obtain borths. Over 200 ill told are listed already. Wharf Watchmen.-In this issue thc Devonport- Export Merchants' Asso ciation advertises for applications for the positions of night and day-watch men on thc wharves. Particulars aro available from tho secretary (Mr.- E. Clementson). Police Court.-The Warden (Cr. H. H. M'Fie) and Cr. H. A: Dumbleton occupied tho Bench in thc Police Court, yesterday morning, when Maud and William M'Gregor were charged by tho police .with "being found wan-i dering and not able to give a satis factory account of themselves." They pleaded not guilty, but a convic tion was recorded. James Bennie, thc younger, was proceeded against for th...
ULVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
ULVERSTONE, ' Hemlock. - In , several localities around Ulverstone the poisonous plant hemlock thrives luxuriantly ; It has an inviting appearance, and in many in stances receives considerable attention from residents upon whoso ground it grows, and who uro not'aware of-'its dangerous cliaracter. At times it may bc seen used for tn ble decorations, lt is also known as tho carrot fern. Jt is i very desirable? tliat every person should ibo mado aware that it.is a deadly poi son. Not long ago n case was'record ed where two children died after hav ing eaton some of it. Owing "to it not baying been destroyed on sight, it is becoming- more general, and tho in sjwetor for Leven .Municipality, Mr. E. B. Vertigan, is now making a tour of inspection in order.'that it may lc eradicated from tho' district-. ltct¡¡ dents who maj» bc aware of its cxist 01X0, should at once see that he is as sisted ' to completo its destruction. . Railway League.--A represen ta tito tuinmittee meeting of tho. U|ie...
THE INQUEST. "DEATH FROM NATURAL CAUSES." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
THE INQUEST. "DEATH FROM NATURAL CAUSES." SMITHTON'. Wi-diicsdny.-An f,r. quiry was held tu-i)ay into tin- cimim stances surrounding tin: death of J.miij Tasman Smith, who was fmiinl i1a-.nl in his tent at Kililh Creek ycttord.iy morning. The proceedings wi re con ducted hv the Cm oner, .Air. S. .Mooro. fl. Willoughby deposed that he w cupied a tent near Smith's. He li..;n.| Smith groaninir early in the iiiormiiL', but as he thuught he was recovering from a drinking bout he ilid nm mal;« inquiries. A. Britton, who al-u occu pied a camp near hy, stated that Im went to call' Smith at 7.30, and to ur: a him a cup of tea. He called him, hui, getting no reply, thought he u.n asleep and went away. .Vlout .K IM-IUI 1; he again called Smith,, ..received no reply, and again went away. Oavin Spinks stated that he called at Smith's hut tn deliver gnu w i. s about 10 o'clock. Ile could net no an swer, and on going into the lent found Smith dead. William Ayres give evidence to ihn effect that he...
ALLEN DOONE CO. COASTAL SEASON OPENED. BURNIE TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
ALLEN DOONE CO. COASTAL SEASON OPENED, ' r nUI"ME~TÖ-X!GHT. No grentor compliment cnuM !>i paid to a popular actor than the re ception ncoordod Allen Donne and hil company nt the Majestic Theatre, De vonport, last night. The house was crammed long before the rising of the curtain, and many were unable to se cure seats. Tho appearance oí Allen Doone was tho signal for ^u-t.iiiail applause, while, a most cordial wel come was also extended to Edna Kee ley. The companv staged the le.iu tifiil Irish play, "Molly Ilawn," with which everyone was delighted. Around tho desire to secure an old min's money, a charming love story, a'» "mil ing in lioatitiful sentiments, «¡&lt;- pre sented. Allen Doone, in the (lierai ti f nf Ted Luttrell, who was in love with his ideal, Molly Hawn, played hy Ivln.i Keeley to perfection, made anmluT addition to his long list of siice-es. As tho wealthy man on his lan leis Frank Cullenane was an entertain ment in himself. ? Such a fui" con ception as "...
METAL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
METAL MARKET. MELBOURNE, Wednesday.- Metal quotations fin 'Change to-day inclu ded:- ' . - ? , , ., Copper.-Standard, spot, £92. -do., 3 months, £87; electrolytic, £17. Lead.-Soft, foreign, spot, £37/10/; do., forward £37/10/. Spelter.-Spot. £52; do., forward. £52. Tin.-Standard, spot, £241/5/; do., 3 months, £23675/. Silver.-Standard. 4/0 7-16.
A VERY GALLANT SOLDIER HOW LIEUT, GABY WON THE V.C. FIFTY CERMANS CAPTURED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
A VERY GALLANT SOLDIER HOW LIEUr.^GABY WON THE V.C. FIFTY CERMAtïS CAPTURED. In the "London Gazette" of. October 30 is published the following officiai record of the deeds for which thc late Lieut. Alfred Edward Gaby (of Tas mania), 23th Battalion, was awarded tho Victoria Cross: . For most conspicuous bravery ahd dash in attack when, on reaching the wiro in front of 'an enemy trench, strong opposition was encountered. Tho advance wa« at once checked, tho enemy being in force about 40 yards beyond tho wire, and commanding the gap with machine guns and rifles. Lieut. Gaby found another gap in the wire, and, single-handed, appruachod the strong point, while machine guns and rifles were still being fired from it. Running along the parapet, still alone, and at point-blank range, he emptied his revolver into the garrison, drove tho crews from their guns', and compelled tho surrender of 50 of the enemy with four machine guns. He then quickly reorganised his men, and led them on to his fin...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
DEATHS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; HOPE. — On January 8, at his grand- mother's residence, Moorleah, Leslie Denis, third beloved son of Thirza &nbsp; and Denis Hope, aged 3 months. RAINBIRD. — On January 5, 1919, at Kimberley, Sidney, the dearly beloved &nbsp; husband of Mary, and youngest son &nbsp; of the late Edward and Elizabeth &nbsp; Rainbird, of Macquarie Plains, in the 46th year of his age. FUNERAL NOTICE. HOPE. — The funeral of Leslie Denis Hope will leave the residence of his &nbsp; &nbsp; grandmother, Mrs. T. W. Reeve, Moorleah, for the Flowerdale Ceme- tery on Friday, January 10, at 1.30. Kempling, Jeweller, Devonport. * &nbsp; &nbsp;