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STATE FINANCE PAYING OFF DEBENTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
. STATE FINANCE ' PAYING OFF DEBENTURES. HOBART, Thursday. - Under the financial system which has-' recently, been introduced, an effort is being made by the Government to "pay off loans raised on debentures by voting annual-' ly interest and so much off capital, in stead of as previously providing _so much for sinking fund towards liquida ting the debt. A start has been made, in this direction in respect to £700,000. odd worth of debentures held by thei State Savings Bank when it was trans-' ierred'to the Commonwealth Govern- : ment. . Somo £3o6,000 ia hoing dealt with in this way by the ro-issue of de bentures, each valued at £6930, so that in 1956 tho above amount will Have been wiped off. Other loans are to be similarly treated.
THE PELHAM TRAGEDY INTERESTING SIDELIGHTS A FAITHFUL DOC. THE TASK OF THE POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
THE PELHAM TRAGEDY INTERESTING SIDELIGHTS A FAITHFUL DOC. . THE TASK ¿FTHE POLICE. '; " (By a "Mercury" Special.) "_ 1 Now that tho whole of the evil-nee. known to tho police of the jireuin ' stances surrounding the murder - of I John Duncombe at his hut on Pelham,.! some time during tho ovcning of either Friday, December 6, or Saturday,' Le- \ comber 7, has been made public, it! will be seen that the task of the investiga tion was extremely difficult, and that tthe evidence they have unearthed rc . fleets great credit upon their enter prise and ability. When tho police j commenced their investigations on De [cembcr ll they had absolutely nothing to work upon in the way of clues. 'Ibo murderer had crept up in tho night, fired his shot, and vanished silently in the darkness, leaving not the slight est clue as to his identity. The first post-mortem on tho murdered man's body revealed nothing of value in tra cing the criminal, and had it not been that the police requested Dr. Morgan to...
CHURCHES USED AS PICTURE PALACES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
CHURCHES USED AS PICTURE PALACES. AMSTERDAM, Wednesday.-Among the amazing doings of the Russian Bolsheviks, the Petrograd Soviet has transformed 21 churches into picture palaces for propaganda purposes. Some loOjOOO prisoners from Germany have arrived, and those prisoners who are hostile to Bolshevism arc forced tb at tend lectures on the principles of So viet rule.
CABLES IN BRIEF [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
I CABLES IN BRIEF i A message (rom Paris received j through Vancouver, states that the Armistice Commission is sending ex perts to Australia to study tile poli tical, social, and economic position. Ic is reported from Amsterdam that the German Government has instruc ted the Armistice Committee at Spa to request the Allies to release all in terned prisoners. A message from Rome, received through Vancouver, states that tho Pope has presented President Wilson with n mosaic reproduction of St. Peter. An analysis of the voting in Ireland shows that tho Sinn Fein polled 485,105 votes, the Unionists 289.236, tho Na tionalists 237,393, and others 16,728. A Brussels message says .that the Minister for Justice announces that all foreigners of enemy origin who hnd relations with the Germans .during the war will be expelled from Bel» giant. '. Thc dancing boom in Britain TOT passes the tango trazo of 1914. Freak tangos seem impopular, but the new dances maintain the luting ragtime, especially t...
A POLISH DENIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
A POLISH DENIAL. WASHINGTON', Tuesday. - Polish Headquarters hero deny that the Pol- j ish army ha« any intention of march- . lng on Berlin. The statement^ is des cribed as "merely German propagan- ! da." The Polish army is organising to . defend Poland against the Bolsheviks.
GOVERNMENT TROOPS' TREACHERY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
GOVERNMENT TROOPS' TREACHERY. Advices from Berlin state that the initial successes of the Bolshevist and Communists wcro due to the treach ery nf the troops guarding the public buildings, who' despite their previous oaths of loyalty to the Republic, laid down their arms and sided with the Communist!. jilW The outbreak was largely due to the Russian Bolshevists ordering their ac complices, Eichorn nnd Liebknecht, to prevent at all costs the election of the Constituent Assembly.
PRISONERS IN GERMANY A SENSATIONAL STATEMENT. DEFENCE AUTHORITIES CABLE FOR INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
PRISONERS IN GERMANY A SENSATIONAL STATEMENT. DEFENCE AIITHORITIES CABLE FOR INFORMATION. Tlic Minister of Defence has cabled to A.I.F. Headquarters, London, for information concerning tho statement forwarded in a press message from London that it had been discovered that there were 15,000 more British prisoners in Germany than the Brit ish records showed. Senator Pearce said he had no official news on the sub ject, but having regard to the natural anxiety of relatives, ho had caused a message to be sent to A.I.F. Head quarters to ascertain whether any Aus tralians were included.
DOCUMENT LOST HIGH OFFICER ARRESTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
DOCUMENT LOST ! HIGH OFFICER ARRESTED. A Paris message says that Captain Georges Ladoux (former Assistant Chief of the Intelligence Bureau of the Ministry of War) has teen ar rested.. He heard his accusation read by Colonel Goubcrt, and was then sent to prison to await trial. He is charged with the los» of an important document relating to per sons likely to be implicated in the pending case concerning trading with the enemy, and connected with the Bolo Pasha and M. Duval treason cases.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
i . DU RH IE. , ..' " J I ' Launceston Train Delayed-Tho mid '? day train from Launceston yesterday I was an hour and a half late iii ."réách j ing Devonport. The delay was caused j hy pressuro of business. Tho up-train I crossed tho ' Launceston ¿rain at Feit ; guin. j Timber Shipment.-Tho BS Wareatea left yesterday morning with 133,GC0ft. (of timber'for Melbourne. The ship , ment included 53 sassafras logs ! (10,200ft.), 83,200ft. sawn myrtle, j 29,101 oft. palings, 1625 Gft. palings, 'and USOf:. sawn blackwood.. ' j Painful Accident.-Mr. W. Halley, of Messrs. Cumming and Co., Ltd., met with a painful accident yesterday. ' Ho was superintending tho transport. ? of nome logs on the wharf, and, when gain": to put the brake on'a truck his lift leg was cattghi between the truck «nd a big log. The foot was crushed, and it is thought that a small bono ;s . broken. j Missionaries from China.-The Rev. I and "Mrs. Lack, who have been for 20. ^yenrs and 27 years respectively Iabor i ing in ...
FATHER SHERIDAN DEAD MAN WHO STOPPED DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
FATHER SHERIDAN DEAD MAX WHO STOPPED DAXCE. The death took place suddenly of Father James S. Sheridan., at Hartley Presbytery (X.S.AV.), where he had lived since his retirement from par-¡ ochial duties at? Lithgow four years ago. Deceased was the oldest priest in the Sydney arch-diocese. _ ."In his younger days he did consider able pioneering work itt COhutict'on with the Catholic Church, and, besides leine an. eloquent preacher, was fear less and outspoken. About eight years ago he publicly stopped a dance being held under Catholic auspices in Lithgow, on the ground that modern dancing methods were an offence to Christian principles. This and subsequent denunciations created considerable interest through out the Commonwealth. Father Sheridan'was over 70 years of age, a native of Ireland, and bro therof Father Bernard Sheridan, late of Xowra, who died about six months ago, ;_
IN BALLAST SHIPS COMING TO AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
IN BALLAST SHIPS COMING TO AUSTRALIA. Advice to hnnd from Great Britain indicates Hint comparatively' few , of tho steamers listed are bringing full cargoes. It is understood that some of the vessels, apart from tho "special" fleets for Imperial Government purchases of wheat and flour, are coming in bal last trim, but that the vessels on the homeward trip will tc expected to load to capacity for the United Kingdom. It is also stated that no relaxation of the Commonwealth'* importation licensing scheme is evident iii regard to the Australian-bound vessels now nearing Australia._
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
SICK OR CROSS BABIES. Babies don't get sick or cros3 for fun; it is real pain to fhem. Wind often causes pain, and may quickly bo removed by a dose of Holmes' Carmina tive, a safe and reliable preparation for wind or sickness. Price, 1/6.' Hatton awl Laws, chemists, launceston.*
BURNIE BAND CONTESTS JUDGE'S REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
JUDGE'S ll EM AUKS. Following oro tlie comments of the judgo (Mr. F. d Jolinscon) Upon the playing of the hands in the contests held by the Burnie Athletio Club on New Year's Day: BUlLYliï BAND, Waltz, "The Choristers." Opening: Good tone, but not in tune, particularly the crescendo. Cor net plnj-s nicely. Andante a shade too fast, otherwise good. Nb. 1 Waltz: Splendid cornet, but accompaniments too choppy. Grandioso: Good full lone Soprano:. Good. .Repeat i, I still like cornet» but wbuld préfet' a different method with the accompaniments. No. 2 Waltz: Band going nicely, but a little untuneful. There is a bb blowing into the tent. Ho annoys mc in tho ff. I would like a little more diminuendo beforo pause. Otherwise, good. No: 3 Waltz: Basses aro inclined to drag in places abd aro tongueing very thickly. Second strain of No., 3: Yon aro not making onäügh distinc llbri bétween semi-quavers and quavers. Movement could bo improved n good deal. Obdn: Good entry by the band. I hear a pop...
LATROBE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
' j: LATROBE.' ' . , j Wheel lince .and Sprint.-X half mile handicap" cyclo race was Vim an tho Lrifrbbe^.Jr.iclt on AVednesday night. There were'JÓ starters. The event was .mn in two heats and a final. Result: A. Schill, lOOvds.-,. 1 ;.IL Ncil fon, 90yds., .2; .F. Kelly. 65yds.,' 3. Time, lmin. 5 4-5sec. A good race; won by.,»; whçcL ,, There were nine entries for,., the \75vd¿'.foot race, which wai divided frito two heats and a final Re sult: A. Schill. 8yds... 1: ,L.. JL'Guire, 2yds., 2; X: Sc!n'll,:5yds.y 3.,VvW easily by 2yds. " : ?