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BRITISH EMPIRE ORDER HUNDREDS OF RECIPIENTS. GEORGE ROBERY—C.B.E. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
I BRITISH EMPIRE ORDER ?HUNDREDS OF RECIPIENTS, r.now;rc lîouKY-c.n.K. ILONDON', ^bi..s&lt;hi¿-Ho'iiuV«ls r.f names of men and women on whom the Order ni the British Empire has laen bestowed for services rendered in connection '.villi the. war ure publish 'ed in a .'12-patie '-Gazette." The reci pients' ;i&lt; liviti«'- embracer most of the »?arioits forms of war occupation. [Only a few names well known overseas are included in the present' lists. iAiniing these is Viscountess Buxton i (wife of the (loveriinr-Ocneral of i&mih Africa1, who appears in the |hi^l:,st class -fi .R.E. T.K.B.E.'s in Iclude Sir Hider Haggard, as a member !n? tlie Ruminions' Royal Commission. IT.C It.E.'s include tlie Salvationists, [Mary Booth and \V. ,1. Haines; also, ptV- well-known comedian,-George R,,Vy. The (I. It.E.'s include "William lii/.l . rdine (traffic maniger of the Ea-tern Telegraph Company);
FEDERAL CABINET MEETS LONG AGENDA PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
FEDERAL CABINET MEETS ? T.OXfi UiF.XlU PAPER, I.Mj;i.]HH"K.Nr".. Thursday.-This af ternoon Mr. Watt (Acting Prime. Ministerl presided over the first Fed f-ral Cabinet meeting held this year. The Ministers, when they assembled. Wi re faced with a long agenda paper. It included the (piestion of the future of the Northern Territory in relation to the recent occurrence, thc future [»ork of inter-State Commission, the Westion of denmhilising Australian ÎW'inps in |En«land, and their repa pwi.nien in Australia; the question of 'ft -arc-essor to Mr. Jensen; and other F leis business sheet will occupy some I Later. - The Cabinet has appointed P'r. Wr7 G. M'Reath, chairman of the B>-r.-nce Business Commission, to gc. to ll.nndnn with Senator Pearce in connec Itmn with" demobilisation affairs.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
PERSONAL &nbsp; &nbsp; Mrs. Saunders, sen., East Devonport, is very seriously ill. Some days ago she met with a' slight accident, and complications have set in. Last night there was; very little hope of her re covery. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The condition of Harold Burgess, the &nbsp; victim of the motor bicycle accident &nbsp; ât C'ou-eo." on Sunday, is very much improved, although he has not yet completely regained consciousness. . Mrs.' íinickc, ' oí Burnie, who lins béen 'serionsly ill'sinco Friday night, took a- turn' 'for iho better, yesterday. Last niglit;:shé was nblo to sit up' and j take a Httln'Oiourirhineiit. A Sydney paper publishes the photo graph of the Marchioness of Conyng ham, formerly Miss Bessie Tobin, of &nbsp; &nbsp; Bendigo (Vic-.);' whose husband, an of ficer of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, has just inherited the marquisate. &nbsp; Hon. E. Mulcahy, M.II.A..,' paid a I visit to D...
TASMANIANS DEATH AT SEA LEVEN OFFICER EXPIRES ON WAY HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
TASMANIANS DEATH AT SEA LEVEN OFFICER EXPIRES ON WAY HOME, Mr. Angus M'Pherson, of Sprent, has received the sad 'news that his son, Major M'Pherson, died at sea on December 24 (Christmas Eve). Major M'Pherson enlisted from Sprent, and left Tasmania with the first reinforcements. He fought at &nbsp; &nbsp; Gallipoli, where he was wounded, and after being in France for some time was again laid aside for a short time &nbsp; through wounds received in action. He left with the rank of lieutenant, and during his military career gave evi &nbsp; dence of ability and courage that earned for him promotion to the posi tion, he held at the time of his death. He was well-known as a young man of exceptionally fine disposition, and his death on the eve of once more being with the members of his family, after four years of stern warfare, makes &nbsp; their sorrow all the more poignant. &nbsp;
ULVERSTONE MAN'S DEATH DISTRESSING CIRCUMSTANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
ULVERSTONE MAN'S DEATH DISTRESSING- CIRCUMSTANCES. From the following letter which has &nbsp; been received from the Rev. Wesley &nbsp; Johns, who, some years ago, was &nbsp; resident minister m connection with, the Ulverstone Methodist Church, the friends of the late Mr. James John ston will learn the sad circumstances relating to his death in Victoria. Mr. &nbsp; Johns writes: Mr. James Johnston, the well-known blacksmith, of Ulverstone, who for some time past has been suffering from nervous breakdown, has passed away under very distressing circumstances. Acting on medical advice, he had gone &nbsp; to the mainland in hope of recupera ting, and was staying with Mr. R. &nbsp; Clarke, his brother-in-law, a business man of Colac. The change appeared beneficial, and On Thursday morning Mr. Johnston rode his bicycle into the town to make a small purchase, but &nbsp; on thc return journey evidently failed &nbsp; to turn off...
COUNTRY KILLING. THE ENGLISH COUNTERFEIT. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
COUNTRY KILLING &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE ENGLISH COUNTERFEIT. It is a significant coincidence that while graziers in Australia are giving attention to the question of country killing on co-operative lines, the same movement has been gathering way in England, where, of course, the condi tions of production are vastly different, but unsatisfactory marketing and dis tributing conditions are apparently to the fore. Lord Selborne, president of the Agri cultural Organisation Society, which re presents co-operative societies with a turnover last year of £7,000,000, ex pressed the opinion that the farmers' co-operative slaughter-houses were go- ing to spread widely, and that they would provide a solution of the diffi- culty of sales on a dead-weight basis. ''The farmer," he said, "dislikes being unable to follow his beast. With these local co-operative slaughter-houses he should have no diffic...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
DEATH. &nbsp; TUCKER. — On January 8, at 4.30 a.m., Lila Grace, youngest daughter of Mr. &nbsp; and Mrs. C. Tucker, Somerset, aged 3½ months. IN MEMORIAM. POULTON. — In loving memory of our dear son, Kenneth Raymond Poul- &nbsp; &nbsp; ton, who died January 10, 1918. &nbsp; God called you home, it was His will ; But in our hearts you're living still ; For memory is as clear to-day &nbsp; &nbsp; As in the hour you passed away. — Inserted by his loving parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Poulton, Barrington. Kempling, Jeweller, Devonport. *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
THE TASMANIAN RED BOOK, ALMANAC Price, Four Shillings and 6d. . Postage, 4d. WILL BE READY ON JANUARY 10. THE SIXPENNY BOOK ALMANAC. THE SHEET ALMANAC. Fourpence. NEW READY. THE CHURCHMAN'S ALMANAC. 3d, 4d, and 1/ each. DIARIES FOR THE OFFICE. DIARIES FOR THE POCKET. A. W. BICHALL & SONS . 118 BRISBANE STREET LAUNCESTON. A REPUTATION FOUNDED ON QUALITY OUR SUITS ARE ALWAYS PROPERLY MADE IN EVERY DETAIL, and the MATERIAL IS ONLY OF THE BEST PROCURADLE. You will got true value with US. This applies to all our HABERDASHERY as well as our TAILORING DEPARTMENT. MAY WE HAVE THE PLEASURE OF A VISIT FROM YOU. COX AND. WEBB, LTD., NEXT "ADVOCATE" OFFICE. BROOKE STREET. DEVONPORT.
PADRE O'DONNELL NOTABLE SERVICE IN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
PADRE O'DONNELL &nbsp; &nbsp; NOTABLE SERVICE IN FRANCE. A recent article in "The Advocate" by Father O'Donnell related the pre- parations made for a great memorial service at the front in France. Recent letters, from other sources have told that the sermon on this notable occa- sion was preached by Father O'Don nell. Brigadier--General Rafferty, writing to his sister, Mrs. W. B. Cocker, of Devonport, remarks: Am still at brigade. The general may be back at any time now, when I shall return to my battalion ; but it is of to-day's event that I want to tell you. Padre O'Donnell arranged with divisions to have a memorial ser- vice in the church. The day was beau- tifully fine. By 10 past 10 all, with the exception of Div. Gen. Bishop of Amiens and brigadiers (of which I was one) were seated. My battalion formed a guard of honor outside the church, and also another guard inside standing round the draped coffin, which repre- sented those departed. We filed into an alloted...
The Advocate. FAIR AND IMPARTIAL. FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1919. NORTH-WESTERN NEWS RAILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
FAIR AND IMPARTIAL &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 'FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1919.' &nbsp; &nbsp; NORTH WERSTERN NEWS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; RAILTON. . &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Run Down By Train. On &nbsp; &nbsp; Tuesday, as the Railton-Sheffield train was running the evening trip a horse was noticed on the line near Railton. As the train approached, the horse left the rails but later jumped right in front of the engine, so close that there was no possibility of avoiding running the beast down. The force &nbsp; of the impact was so great that the horse was lifted high above the ground, being killed almost instantly. The loss of the horse will be felt keen- ly by the owner,Mr. Geo. Webb, as the animal was a useful one at all work. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
ORGANISING FRUIT INDUSTRY MR. WARD RETURNS FROM U.S. PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR GROWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
ORGANISING FRUIT INDUSTRY j MR. WARD RETURNS FROM U.S. &nbsp; PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR GROWERS. LAUNCESTON, Thursday. - The State Fruit Expert (Mr. J. M. Ward), who has been through the fruit dis- tricts of the Pacific States of America on behalf of the Department of Agri- culture for the purpose of becoming ac- quainted with the methods practised over there in fruit raising, marketing, etc., returned to Launceston to-day from Melbourne via Burnie. &nbsp; Interviewed by an "Advocate' repre- &nbsp; sentative, Mr. Ward stated that he had &nbsp; been well treated in America by offi- cials, fruitgrowers co-operative bodies, &nbsp; etc. Everything possible had been done to assist him in gathering infor- mation. Practically every fruit district of importance was visited in the States of California, Oregon and Wash- ington, also British Columbia. Agricul- &nbsp; tural colleges and universities where agriculture, and horticulture were taught ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 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 SPECIAL NOTICE. Advertisements relating to recognis- ed sporting fixtures and theatrical and concert announcements will not, un- der any circumstances, be inserted in this column. A.J. Barwick (late Brander), &nbsp; Forwarding and Customs &nbsp; Agent, Burnie. Prompt and careful. AT Jacobs, Burnie, for prime corned beef. Large quantities &nbsp; at reduced prices. BOOT repairs done at once at the Recruiting Office, Marine Ter- race, Burnie. Bring them along. COLLINS', Ulverstone, for prime corned beef; large quantities at reduced rates. COLD meat and salad, hot pies. Nonpariel Tearooms, Catley st., &nbsp; Burnie. CHINA cups and' saucers, from 9/ &nbsp; to 14/ doz. L. W. Davis, gro- &nbsp; cery and croc...
HOME AGAIN. 43 SOLDIERS ARRIVE GREETING AT BURNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 10 January 1919
HOME AGAIN . 43 SOLDIERS ARRIVE &nbsp; &nbsp; GREETING AT BURNIE. &nbsp; &nbsp; Eight Anzacs on special leave, 35 returned soldiers, 2 nursing sisters, &nbsp; and 3 munition workers arrived at Burnie by the Rotomahana yesterday morning. They were met and greet ed by members of the Reception Com mittee, who included Mr. R. .Hilder (chairman), Lieut. Renshaw, and Mr. E. A. Winter (secretary.). After a few brief words of welcome the men &nbsp; who were leaving for their homes &nbsp; &nbsp; by the first trains were marched to &nbsp; the railway station, where they were &nbsp; entertained at breakfast. The men who were remaining in Burnie were &nbsp; breakfasted at hotels. Following are &nbsp; the names of those who returned: HOBART. Pte. W. H. Fletcher. -10th Batt. Corpl. J. R. Goodey, 26th Batt. &nbsp; Pte. F. Cordon. 12th Batt. Pte. J. T. Ouest, -10th Batt. Driver B. E. Hannon, 4th ...
PEOPLE MAKE PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
PEOPLE MAKE PEACE. | And I had another thought: This is a great industrial city. Perhaps you gentlemen think of the members of your Government and the members of tho other Governments who arc go ing to confer in tho city of Paris as the real makers of war and peace, but wc aro not. You aro tho makera of war and of peace. The puke of the modern world beats on the farm, and ; in thc farm, in the minc, and in the factory. The plans of the modern ! world are made in the counting ¡ house. The mon that do the business j of the world now shape the destinies lof the world, and peace or war is now j in a large measure in the hands of j those who connect thc commerce and the world. That is one reason why, ! unless we establish friendships, un less we establish sympathies, we clod all the processes of modern life. As I have several times said, you cannot trade with a man who does not. trust you, and you will trade with a man with whom you do trust. This is the very vital life and breath of bus...
BOLSHEVISM IN FINLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
BOLSHEVISM IN FINLAND. ino j.«uiy unromcie s ? scocKnotm correspondent reports that the Social Democrats at tho National Congress at Hclsingfors condemned Bolshevism, and appealed to_ the workers of Fin land to organise social, democratic, political and economic movements through their trade unions, and fav ored a democratic republic, with a President elected by tho Dhjt every threo years.
BRITISH INDUSTRIAL UNREST LABOR LEADER'S WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
BRITISH INDUSTRIAL UNREST LABOR LEADER'S WARNING. LONDON. Thursdav-Mr. C. J. Wardie (Lib.), in a lecture in London uport»the industrial situation, said that the pre-war threatening difficulties had been postponed, not eliminated. Tho problem was now most, urgent and in sistent. Indeed, the nation was .in Dori!. Tlie key to the situation was industrial unitv, in order to prêtent industrial revolution and anarchy. They could not return to pre-war con ditions. The efficient reconstruc tion of industry depended upon the re lations of capital and labor, whom tho war had brought closer together. He 1hoped tho problem of reconstruction would bo tackled in a spirit enabling industry, to bo carried, QB peacefully Í
OUR GALLANT DEAD HONOR BADGE FOR BEREAVED WIVES AND MOTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
OUR GALLANT DEAD HONOR BADGE FOR BEREAVED ¡ WIVES AND MOTHERS. j A special badge of honor Ls to he is sued by the Defence Department to the wives and mothers of all Austra lian soldiers who have beeil killed on active service, or who have died as a result of war service. In tho United States a black arm band, suitably in scribed, is issued by the authorities to thc bereaved mothers and wives of the men who have fallen in battle. It is believed, however, that tho form of bndgo to be issued by the Australian authorities will be found much moro suitable and appropriate than an arm band. The badge consists of a hand of black silk, 3 inches long and 2J inches broad, which is suspended from a thin silver bar, so that it can bc easily pin ? ned to a dress or blouse. The rising sun badge of the Commonwealth Mili tary Forces, in colors of gold, purple and silver, is woren into tho silken band, and the design is completed by two sprays of golden wattle flowers, ar tistically arranged. Beneath...
"DIED LIKE FLIES" SOUTH AFRICA'S SUFFERINGS, A CAPTAIN'S STORY. "ANY MEASURES"JUSTIFIABLE." [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
"DIED LIKE FLIES" SOUTH AFRICA'S SUFFERINGS, A CAPTAIX^S STORY. "ANY MEASURES"JUSTIFIABLE." Although his boat came into port at Sydney a clean ship, and was detained in quarantine for a week, Captain Pearson, of tho American barquentino Puako, declares that Australia is jus tified in taking any measures which will keep tho country freo of Spanish influenza. Tho captain carno direct from Cape town, where, he said, tho peoplo died liko . flies. Tho disease swept through tho towns and took very heavy toll, and whelp families were wiped out. "While my ship was in harbor at Capetown, lie' said, "I had great dif ficulty in securing a crew. Men wore engaged to join tho ship, hut when the time came to sign them on I was told that ihev had. die/1. "One of thc most cruel cases brought under my notice was that of a family of four. The mother sent tho chil dren to tho butcher's for some saus ages, but on their return both thc parents were, as far as thc children knew, asleep. For several days t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
Corns causo more tronido than a lot of really serious ailments. Most people let their ; corns BO uncared for just be causo it is too much bother to attend to them. Russian Corn Solvent is no bother; it is simply applied, and gives relief. Prico 1/3, post free, from R. F. Johnston, Chemist. Devonoort and Latrobe.?;
DEMOBILISATION THREE BIG FACTORS. INDUSTRIAL BOOM FORECASTED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919
DEMOBILISATION THREE BIG FACTORS. INDUSTRIAL BOOM FORECASTED. In reference to demobilisation in Great Britain, affecting at least 10, OCO.OOO men and women engaged in the British war effort, of whom 775, 000 are already released, including 270,000 soldiers and saiiors, 115,000 re turned war prisoners, and 390,000 munitiun workers, it is authoritatively stated that the three factors govern ing the demobilisation are: (1) Tho size of tho British army, which must at present bc maintained. (Tin's already has been settled by Mar shal Foch m confcrenco with the Allies holding the western linc). (2) The machinery of discharge. (3) The economic situation at home. At present demobilisation is proceed ing at ¿elective basest as distinct from discharge by units, and men are being selected as far ns possible who are most essential to industry. Obvi ously demobilising an army and navy of 7,000,000 on a selective basis is a colossal undertaking.