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LIMING OF SOILS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

LIMING OF SOILS. Quantities of sulphate of ammonia, superphosphate of lime, and other acid manures are being applied to soils al ready arid. It is often n wnsto of time and money to persist in tho use of such acid fertilisers, or even of farm yard manure, unies? such dressings have been preceded by a supply of lime in ono form or another. Soil acidity may be corrected by tho application of the usual forms of burnt lime. It has been found that when tho limestone (carbonate of lime or chalk) is ground so that tho produce is capable of pass ing through a sieve having 10O meshes to the inch, and contains the whole of the fine material produced in grinding, tho increases in crops aro equal to tho"* obtained by the uso of chemically equivalent quantities of burnt or slaked lime, hut it is much slower in action ¿han burnt lime. It is well to remem ber that 13 tons of ground limestone (carbonate of limo or chalk) are equal to 1 ton of best burnt lime. The mosi important function nf burnt li...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

You «ej't rio belier than tako DRAKE'S CARRAGHEEN for Coughs and Colds.-(Advt:).

Publication Title: Advocate
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NOTES AND COMMENTS WAR LUMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

VAU LIMBER, Tho largo quantities ot steel-in tne form of exploded shells-lying on tho various battlefields, raises tho question as to the use to which the various ma terials of war will bo put when peace is declared. Guns would bo melted down and used commercially. It was estimated that somo 1,300,000 tons of 6teel aro lying around Verdun, about 13 tons to the acre, tho total value of which is about £5,000,000. Most of the munition-making plants will bc easily convertible to trado purposes.

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
SLUMP IN SONNETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

SLUMP IX SONNETS. According tn Alfred Noyes the war ha3 caused a dreadful slump in poetry. ?Everything else has cone np 300 or 400 per cent., lint a sonnet that, before the war would easily hiing £5 hardly com mands a guinea" to-day. Mr. Noyes laughed dolefully. '".Vp otiirbt," he said, "to revise the old proverb so a> ,to make it read, "Poets aro born, not paid."_

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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WYNYARD. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

WYNYARD. Picnics.-Tho annual picnic of the Methodist Sunday School will bo held at the East Wynyard beach this after noon. The Anglican Sunday School picnic will be held on the 29th inst, at "Terra Xova." Miss Quiggin hav ing placed these pretty grounds at the disposal of the committee for tho oc casion. Correspondence School.-In order that children of families residing in isolated districts outside a radius of three miles from an existing State or subsidised school may obtain facilities for receiving educational advantages, a correspondence school has been es tablished by tho Education Depart ment. Tho Hon. J. Belton, M.H.A., will bo pleased to give information in regard to this matter to any who de sire to take advantage of the facilities offered. (Continued on Page 4.)

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE MAN ON THE LAND THE PRICE OF POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

THE MAN ON THE LAND ' (Conducted by "J.D.") p "" THE PRICE OF POTATOES. The grüner is experiencing a very lucky time with putatoes this yea.-, and the pity is that mure {armers did not ¿'0 in fur cultivation. 'J he prices oh laiued hy the growers with potatoes will go to make up for past losses, and there have been losses, as anyone who is conversant with the business knows. Costs have so risen of late years that a big prico lias been needed to give a re turn. Chatting with a Dunorlan grow er, ho remarked that ¿G per ton was now needed to show a reasonable profit. Ho worked it out thus: Digging, fl per ton; bags, 15/; rail to Devonport, ll). ; and freight to Sydney, 15, per ton. Thus there is £3 per ton gone in actual out of pucket expenses, not to speak of seed, rent of land, manure, und labor. So it will be seen that tho farmers, especially in the up-country 'districts, do not make a fortune out of I potatoes ut less than the sum indica ted. The facts will explain why many farms h...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

Farmers! §91 TEFF GRASS ENSURES PLENTIFUL SI'PI'LV FINEST SUMMER FODDER. Loading Farmers déchire Brunnings Tcff produces finest Sum mer Fodder, either for Grazing ur Hay. Can be cut 8 to 10 weeks after seeding. WRITE TO-DAY. SAMP LE AN D JPKICE_ B^RJSTORN._ I YOUR COPY OF LEAFLET, "Giw Summer Fodder," T I FREE on Application. I 1 NINGS (F. H. Brunning. Pty., Ltd.). Everything for the Farm. ELIZABET'! STREET, MF.LBOBRNR rp W 1 N E, g A C K S, AND p A C K S. Wo have now received supplies, and can quote at Cheap Rates. ?J^INSEED Q 1 1 ]y£ EAL For Fattening and Keeping your Stock in Health, and suits tho Poultry as well. jj^OUNT JJYELL JJIGH-GRADE jy£ANURES Should be Used to Secure Good Results; Also A T U R A L Q. U A N 0. The Only Manure on tho Market Containing POTASH. THE TASMANIAN W00LGR0WEB3* AGENCY COMPANY LIMITED. JOHN SEE AND (ESTABLISHED 1864). CO.. GENERA* PRODUCE SELLING AGENTS. 212 AND 214 SUSSEX STREET, SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES. ^Consignments of POTATOES, OAT3, HAFF. STRAW,...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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GENFRAL CABLES WAACS FOR NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

GÉNÉRAL CABLES WAACS FOB NEW ZEALAND. LONDON, . Thursday. - Represen tatives "of the Women's Land Army have approached Sir T. Mackenzie (High Commissioner for N.Z.) in re gard to land conditions in New Zea land. Some 5000 women do not desire to return to pre-war occupations, and a large number are anxious to secure work on the land overseas if the con ditions are favorable.

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
STUNTED ADOLESCENTS AUSTRIA'S FUTURE PARENTS. HOW THE CHILDREN SUFFERED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

STUNTED ADOLESCENTS AUSTRIA'S FUTURE PARENTS. BOW THE CHILDREN SUFFERED. NEW YORK, Thursday.-Tiie "Nen York WorhTs" Vienna correspondent reports that the authorities have pub lished a sensational report regarding Vienna's suffering during tho war. Tho report points out that a large number of people have lost in weight upwards of SSlbs. during the war, and even amor.g thc wealthy classes the avoragc loss is 2c!bs. Of 16,000 children--'examined, only ¿637 'were; fonnd to be healthy. The majority of children have not grown i pt »R during the war, with the result that the future-mothers and fathers of Austria will'consistîôf stunted adoles cents and prematurely old children. The industrial district-scare now filled with undersized, ;oM»!ooking - -youngsters, i hn wcro never young; Their wizened looks aro due largely to. their all-night yiir.l-i outside tho meat markets, where they have waited in tho worst weather scaring insufficient clothing. - ; - ,

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

THE SPRING TONIO. . Our VIN PERU contains tho valu able tonic properties of Cinchona bork fthe mother of Quinine),' dissolved. in . the best Port TVine. . . ! ' Price-4/0. A. J. COLLINS AND CO., TIIE MEDICAL HALL. j ULVERSTONE.

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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PRESIDENT AND THE POPE. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

PRESIDENT AND THE POPE. «u.urt,,aunany.-President Wilson's interview with tho Pope lasted^ half an hour. Tho great social questions of tho day were discussed ; also the posi tion in Palestine and Armenia. The Pope showed the President telegrams, including, some received that morn ing regarding the plight of the Ar menians. Subsequently, Mrs. and Miss Wilson were introduced, and each received sonvenirs of their .visit. As far as practicable tho demobilisa tion of tho A.I.F. will be.cartied'out by units. It is the intention bf tho Commonwealth . Government. to bring back thc married men first,,

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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NOT FOREIGNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

NOT FOREIGNERS. Anti so it is very delightful to me to stand in this company and feel that live are not foreigners to each other. I Wo think tho same thoughts; we enter in the samo purposes, we have the same ideals, and. this war has dono an inestimable service : it has brought the nations into closer vital contact so that they feel tho pulses that are in each other. Wo know in America a great deal nhont Italy, because we have to manv Italian fellow-citkens. When Baron Sonnino was arguing the other day for the extension of the sovcreigriity of Italy over Italian pop ulations, I said: "I nm sorry we can not let you have New York, which, I understand, is tho greatest Italian city in the world.1' I am told that .there are more Italians in New York City than in any city in Italy, and I am proud to be tho President of a nation which contains so largo an element of tho Italian race, because, ns a student of literature I know tho genius that has originated in this great nation, the genius ...

Publication Title: Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Tas, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

BUSINESS NOTICES. M'CORMIÖK -AND DEERING BINDERS. MOWERS, PEA HARVESTERS, HAY RAKES, BOUFFLERS, ETC., ETC. FULL STOCK REPAIR PARTS CARRIED. DUNCAN LOANE, DEVONPORT, ULVERSTONE, BURNIE. ARME RS, Consign Your POTATOES. GRAIN. TURNIPS, Etc.. -To ROBERT ROBINSON AND CO., SUSSEX ST., SYDNEY. Prompt Returns. Correct Weights Advances Given. THOS. FANNON, Agent. DEVONPORT. ?j^TOTICE TO FARMERS. BINDER TWINE; Try Our Celebrated "NAPIER" BRAND. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Write, us for Quotations. W. iT. THORPE, L T. 0., MERCHANTS & AUCTIONEERS, Liverpool and Elizabeth Streets, HOBART. PORRIDGE WHOLE WHEAT MEAL Extract from a lady's letter: "Kindly send by rail tc¡ Myalla station SOlb. of Porridge Meal. Just as nico as we had before. It is nearly all gone, and we do not like to Lo without it." Ubtamable from tho best grocers, packed in bag3 bearing our name: 71b. 1A0. 141b. 2/9, 251b. 4/C. 501b. 7/8, 1501b. £1/0/6. FIELD & CO., JUNUFAOTURERS, DEVONPORT, E PA T lt I A T I O X, Employer...

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ESSENTIAL TRADES. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

ESSENTIAL TRADES. At an up-country armistico thank*» giving service ono of tho clergy chost» n novel form of expressing his grati Tliee for our great statesmen, .our brave admirals, our gallant generals, for . our splendid sailors . and ' said-* iers-" "Wo" wouldn't havo driven tho cows very far Without 'cm," ejaculated a returned veteran in aa audible sotto voce. Tho Sutherland Shiro Council has decided to erect a monument in front of the Council Chambers in memory af local soldiers who fell at the front.

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MAINLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

MAINLAND MARKETS.'" "- "'\ SYDNEY, Friday.-Oats, "Tasman ian white,.5/3 to 5/6;'feed, 4/6 tb"4/9; potatoes. Tasmanian Brownells, 400/ ; Bismarcks, 300/ to 380/; maize, 7/3; onions, 250/ to 260/; Tasmanian straw, 90/. MTLBOÜRNE, Friday.-Oats, 4/5; feed, 4/4; maize, 6/6 to 6/9 j chaff, 140/; hay, 150/; straw, Tasmanian wheaten, 75/ to 80/ ; potatoes, new, 280/ ; onions, 220/.

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THE SEASON'S EXPORTS. 1917 AND 1918 COMPARED. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

THE SEASON'S EXPORTS. ".1917 AND 1918 COMPARED. Tho shipmen is of produce tram the North-West Coast to Sydney for 1918 compare ns follow with tho exports for the corresponding, per iod of last year: 1918. 1919 Potatoes, bags... roiaiocs, nags. Turnips, bags . Peas, bags . 277 11,031 reas, Dags . Grass seed, bags .. Wheat, bags . Oats, bags. SGG 33 3 - '¡','.140. unis, nags . Straw, bales .

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NORTH-WEST COAST EXPORTS. THE WEEK'S SHIPMENTS FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

NORTH-WEST COAST EXPORTS. THE WEEK'S SHIPMENTS FOIt SYDNEY. Tho following tables show . tho quantity of produce exported from the N.W. Coast to Sydney this week. There was no boat last week, and none for tho corresponding week ? of last year:-'_? Potatoes . 6675 -1353 11,031 Turnips. 137 759 . 8&3. Peas. 21 12 33 .W-çat ... ... ... 140 - ' 140 Dpt. Bur. 1819. Grass seed... ... ... 3 3 Oats... Straw 304 - 191 - 301 191

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DEPARTURES.—January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

DEPARTURES.-Janiiary 10. Koonda, ss, 1631 tons, G. W. Shi ner, for Newcastle. In vinni, ss, 1542 tons, F. W. Jack son, for Sydney.

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IMPORTS.—January 10. [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

' DIPORTS.-Jnnuary 10. Fer ss Tnvnini, - from Sydney: - 4 ess jellies, 2 ess lino palish, Uiver Don Trading Co"" .Ltd.; 116 bis twine, Stenhouse arid Co. ¡ 20 ess paints: Wil son Bros.; 378 bgs cement, Hume Bros. ; and sundries.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advocate — 11 January 1919

MUNICIPAL. L ATROBE MUNICIPALITY. WATER RESTRICTIONS. . , Tho honra for Watering Gardona from I this dato are: 6 a.m. to 8 n.m. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. High levels 1 hour extra. By order of tho Water Committe. J. CHAMBERLAIN, Council Clerk. MU BAY .MUNICIPALITY. WATER FOR GARDENS. E M Licenses for using Water for Garden [Purposes are now due. Persons using same without having obtained licenses w ill bo proceeded against. GEO. ATKINSON, Council Clerk. ÜNICIPALITY OF PENGUIN? TENDERS are invited {of 70 chains (more or less) of post and 4-rail fenc ing on Nine-Milo Road through Von Bibra's, timber to be of the usual size, specified by Public Works Department, Separate tenders to ho sent in for cart« ing and supply of material and erection of same. Tenders to bo returnable on FRI IDAY, January 31'.. Any information required can he ob tained from Hcybridgo Ward Coun cillors. Lowest or any tender not necossnr |ily ncceptcd. . . W. C. CALLAWAY, Acting Council Clerk. : MISCELLANEOUS. DEVONPORT EXP...

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