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GOVERNMENT MACHINERY BRITISH COMMITTEE'S DICISION WOMEN'S SERVICES URCED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
BRITISH COMMITTEE'S DICISION WOMEN'S SERVICES URGED.' &nbsp; LONDON, Tuesday,-A committee under Lord Haldane's presidency, ap- pointed to inquire into the machinery of government, has recommended that thc Cabinet should commission not more than 12 members. The Cabinet should be supplied with information in such a way as to enable it to reach ex- peditious decisions. It should also make a point of consulting all the Min- isters whose work is likely to affect its decisions. The committee, commenting upon the non-utilisation of women's services in the administrative departments and in- telligence branches, says:-"The public sorvice hitherto has been deprived of vast knowledge and fresh ideas, which, for particular purposes, would have been more valuable and more révélant than even those of the ablest men in the civil service." The committee recommends closer Parliamentary control over administra- tive departments, and the appoint- ment of Ministers, to preside over an Empire De...
BURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
BURNIE. Tho Rotemahana.-The ss Rotema -hana left Melbourne at noon yesterday with 219 passengers and 73 tons of car- go, including 1 motor car, for Burnie. She is due here at 5 o'clock this morn- ing, and leaves for Devonport an hour later. The return trip to Mel- bourne will be made direct from Devon- port. Soldiers' Reception Committee.-A meeting of the Returned Soldiers' and Anzacs' Reception Committee was held in the Town Hall buildings last night. Captain Good and Lieutenant Will, of the headquarters staff were present, and discussed the matter of providing returning men with meals. The mat- ter was satisfactorily arranged, and in future returned soldiers who arrive by the boat and are going on to their homes by the first trains will be pro- vided with refreshments at the railway station. Men who are remaining in Burnie will be breakfasted in the usual way at an hotel. Baptist Presentations.- Prior to her recent marriage, Miss Violet Ferguson, who for many years has been a teac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 9 January 1919
POPULAR CASH COLUMN. Only PREPAID Advertisements are inserted in this column, and at the following rates: 14 words (not exceeding 3 lines) 0 6 (Six advts. for 2/6.) 20 words (not exceeding 4 lines) 1 0 25 words (not exceeding 5 lines) 1 6 Advertisements relating to recognis- ed sporting fixtures and theatrical and concert announcements will not, un- der any circumstances, be inserted in this column. J. Barwick (late Brander), &nbsp; Forwarding and Customs Agent, Burnie. Prompt and careful. BOOK seats at Victoria Ferry for motor launch trip, 2.30 to-day and to-morrow. &nbsp; &nbsp; BOOT repairs done at once at the Recruiting Office, Marine Ter- race, Burnie. Bring them along. CAB to Allen Doone, Burnie Thea- tre, Thurs, and Friday next. &nbsp; Book seats. Clem Counsel, Pine rd. COLD meat and salad, hot pies. Nonpariel Tearooms, Catley st., &nbsp; Burnie. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; COLLINS, Ulverstone, for prime corned beef lar...
LINSEED OIL PRODUCTION SATISFACTORY EXPERIMENTS. MAKING AUSTRALIA SELFCONTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
LINSEED OIL PRODUCTION I SATISFACÏORY- EXPERIMENTS. : ! MAKING' AUSTRALIA SELF [ CONTAINED. Tho Acting'Director, cf; Agriculture has reecSvo'àV a co'mmunication'frora the Director of the Bureau of Commerce and' Industry, Melbourno (Mr; Walter heitchy, ' regarding the production of linseed oil in Tasmania and the growl ing of flax for tho . production of "oil; ' Mr. Leitch states- that' there is al ready a committee attached to tho Ad visory Council of Science and Industry making experiments'-with, the growing of flax in Victoria for fibre purposes, and ho understood that the results so far were very satisfactory, both as re gards tho production of fibre and the production of oil from the same plant. Mr. Leitch added that be was most anxious to encourage the growing of flax for all purposes, ia as to make Australia self-contained as far-as that material was concerned. Flax waa an essential in many industries. . . The two firms at prosent, pressing linseed-oil in Australia were" Messr...
BRITISH AND GERMAN PROCLAMATIONS A CONTRAST IN CULTURE UNDER THE BRITISH FLAC. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
BRITISH AND GERMAN PROCLAMATIONS A COMRASr IN CULTURE UNDER THE BRITISH F LAC. PROCLAMATION of Genoral Al lenby, read to tho inhabitants of Jerusalem from the steps of the CStadeL in Arabic, Hebrew, Eng lish/. "French, Italian, Greek", and Russian. ? "To'the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Blessed, end to tho people dwell ing in tho vicinity. "The defeat inflicted upon the Turks by the" troops under my command hns resulted in the occupation of your city by my forces. _ I, therefore, here anil now, proclaim it to be under martial law, under which form of administra tion it .will remain so long ns military considerations make it necessary. However, lest any of you should bo alarmed by reason of your experience nt tlio handä of -the enemy who has re tired, I hereby inform you that IT IS MY DESIRE THAT EVERY PER SON SHOULD PURSUE HIS LAW FUL BUSINESS WITHOUT. FEAR OF INTERRUPTION. "Furthermore, since your city is re garded with affection by three of tho great religions of mankind, and its...
WILSON EUROPE TAKING HIS MEASURE PRESIDENT'S NAVAL BLUFF DIFFERENCES BY NO MEANS BRIDGED [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
WILSON EUROPE TAKING IIÍS MEASURE PRESIDENT'S NAVAL BLUFF DIFFERENCES BY NO MEANS BRIDGED Europe has not yet decided how to ¡take President Wilson. He is having ¡regal receptions and is feted every-; whero. He travels in the most sump tuous trains and steamers, attended by Allied war- leaders, princes, and statesmen. Courtesy and kindness could go no further. But this, with the massive though undemonstrative public receptions, has been more tho Allies', greeting to a gallant associated' nation than an endorsement of Dr. Wilson's policy. He has lost no oppor tunity of emphasising his policy, stand ing out as the aposffe of a new code of international morality. He stands to-day in the public imagination ns n figuro urging, imploring, and beckon ing Europe into a new condition of things in which morality will be en throned by mutual acceptance of some international tribunal's decision. Wilson's claim to the "Freedom of tho Seas" is regarded as a red herring, but it seems to havo been e...
SHIRKERS' GRATITUDE COLONEL ABBOTT'S CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
SHIRKERS' GRATITUDE COLONEL ABBOTT'S CHARGES. I Commenting upon the statement made by Lieut.-Colonel Abbott, I M.H.H., in a speech at Armidalo in re gard to the treatment of returned soldiers in Queensland, Senator Pearce, Minister for Defence, said that he had seen similar reports before. The matter was ono for the State Gov ernment to afford riolice protection for returned men, which would be readily forthcoming, though it was scarcely conceivable that it should be neces sary. Officers of tho Victorian branch of the Returned Soldiers' Imperial League endorsed the statements of Lieut. Colonel 'Abbott. .They said that re turned men had been jeered at and called "scabs" and ' "fools" to fight. This had been particularly tho case in Queensland. A message Tcceired' from Armidale stated that _ lieut .-Colonel Abbott, M.H.R., replying to complaints by members of the Glen Innes Tl. S. and S. I. League, that "dirty slurs" were being cast on them by various sec tions of the community, said ...
JOY RIDES BY AIR. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
JOY RIDES RV AIR. Apart from commercial air-services at least a dozen schemes are matur ing in England to provide for plea sure trips, beginning with the sum mer. Tlic editor of "The Aeroplane1' esti mates that no fewer than 2,000,000 people arc hungering for joy rides at popular prices, and suggests that the authorities should pass rigid regula tions to nrohibit the uso of obsolete and unsafe machines.
ALIVE AGAIN! EX- GZAR RESURREGTED. A SENSATIONAL STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
I ALIVE AGAIN ! tEX-CZAR RESURRECTED. A srçX.SATÛWAL STOItY. !XI)0\, Wi'ilno-dny.-Tho "Morn-1 Vi's" An Handel correspondent inls a sensational story to thc cf c correspondent says that tho ul Unke Cyril narrates that he had ter in November from Princess Ta I. i he ex-Czar's daughter, stating ! tho Empress and her daughters lr Ili.l-lieviU officer «ho was order l carry not the .lentil sentence told TlWicrnr that it was a matter of sw-' nee to him who was shot, add nf I ve only to produce a corpse. A JJ iVrough the head would make ¡I ma's identification impossible." W i T-- nfff red to sacrifice him ? which the ex-Czar protested, ?Hie ('mmt overruled liim. and tin Jar escaped, bul his whereabout!
EXTENDING LONDON NEW GARDEN SUBURBS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
H EXTENDING LONDON RNKAY OARDKX S1HTHBS Ilin- result of Hie mormons dc-! fur houses in London, a wealthy aie is huildin^ new suburbs in .iiiliburhood ol Hendon, se. new suburb-; will consist of I bouses, accommodating 80,000 I lenses are of special artistic de I willi gardens, and the new Sllh Rlill excel all larmer (¡arden »nh I The vents will average £-50 Î
BERLIN ISOLATED TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION CUT SEVERE STREET FIGHTING REPORTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
BERLIN JSOLATED TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION CUP SEVERE STREET FIOHTINO REPORTED. GENEVA, Wedncsdtljir-Tnë tele Kraph lines with Rerliil end Munich have been interrupted since midnight mi Sunday, Swiss papers opine that civil war has broken ont, fithl that tho '?vomen are taking an activo part in the nuts. . _ Tho fact that tho Allied armies ore on thc Rhine, and would immediately interfere in ease of insurrection, ls keeping South Germany quiet. Eichoni (ex-head of fhe Police Force) has established himself with the head police officers in Berlin, who liare taken nu oath to defend Eichorn to the last. Later.-The latest news from Ber lin indicate that tl'.ero is li.-thtiug in many quarters, though there has been little bloodshed thus far. Liebknecht and Eichorn aro heading tho revolt, with tho Police Presidency hs head quarters.
FLOURISHING NINE MONTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
FLOURISHIXG XIXES MONTHS. The revenue for the past nine I months was £509,10-5,805, showing an increase of £108.515,502, compared with tlie corresponding period of 1917. Tho total expenditure chargeable against revenue for the same period was £2,019,993.606, compared with £2,02y,13.5,C62. . The interest and other charges on the war debt amounted tu £215,410, 370, compared with £144,578,657.
CUXHAVEN REACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
CUXHAVEN REACTION. Messages from Cuxhaven report that officers of the Marines mnde a deter mined attempt on Saturday to over throw tlie Soldiers' and Workman's Council. The latter's troops finally re captured the town, occupied the I ar racks, and arrestcH tho leading citizens as hostages.
LONDON MONEY MARKET CLEARING HOUSE FIGURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
LONDON MONEY MARKET CLEARING HOUSE FIGURES. The annual report of the London Bankers' Clearing House savs the to tal turnover for 1918 was £21,198,000, 000, an increase of £2,076,000,000, ns compared with 1917. The increase is duq to heavy Gov ernment borrowing and disbursc niénts, and also to the increased pri ces of commodities. Despite thc daily movement of large; sums owing to thc constant purchases of war securities and the rapid disbursements hy the Go vernment, thc money market has been under such control that there | has not been any indication of strin gency, and the nrfcá have jcarcely fluctuated. " _ Trade requirements were met with out disturbance, and the money mar ket rarely needed to resort to the Bank of England for borrowing pur poses.
NAVAL SECURITY THE DOMINANT QUESTION ANGLO-AMERICAN HARMONY KEEN NEWSPAPER DISSUSSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
NAVAL SECURITY WE DOMINANT QUESTION ! p - ANGLO-AMERICAN HARMONY KEEN NEWSPAPER DISSUSSIONS. l.O.VDOX, .Wednesday-The news nnpirs i» Franco am! Britain are ?agerly iliscussiny the many aspects of lie ruining Peace Conference. Tile iixretari.lts of tho various delegations nv already hard at work arranging lata for tho delegates, who will meet t the Quai d'Orsay. Tho problem nf naval security is the lominant question from the British tnmlpomt. Thc general belief is that here is now harmony of view between britain and America regarding British laval supremacy. Tin- Varis "Figaro" expresses líecn satisfaction, adding: "It will bo im lossible for France to maintain a largo lavy in addition to her army. We must nnfide in the British fleet the rcspon ihility of protecting us at sea." The "Figaro" adds: "Though the iro-Orman elements in America are ie noisiest in demanding a great cx Misiim oT the American fleet, they are ot a majority." Another matter of supreme import nee is the handling ...
WHAT ABOUT RUSSIA? [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
I WíTAT AROt'T RPSSIA ? IAnother pruhlem is Allied interven iin in Hnssia, Austria and Germany i prevent tho sproul of Holslipvism. It i&lt; understood 'lint Rr. Wilson is loratii-.illy uppo-inji further intor .ntion in Tin«in, yet representative insshins nmtinue to plond with the Hies to «end sufficient troops lo pro fit tho precut horrors. [Tho situation in Austria is oxeeed py dangerous. Tito people are on P verce of starvation, and tho P » ponl Government in quite unable : 1 [po with tlio situation. Already ' - . irions nationalities are catherine to sther, in order to liv ai eaeh other's ¡mats, and hands of desperadoes arp rofitins hy the netier.d insecurity to Irpetrntp atron'ties. UritiOi and Am pean troops are required to art a= lliep. to heep order. If their aid is Inied Armv Corps may ho finally re lired to do the work companies lild do now.