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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
Cuticura Soap aind Ointmucnt F . or Dandruff Itching Scalp And falling hair. Touch spots of dandruff • and itching with Cuticurý Ointment. Next S.- morling shamupoo-'with'. Cuticura Sda?ý. * Sxample ,Each Freo by Pos.: With -:p: Skin Book." Addrets post car-: ." . Townas S& Co., Sydney, S'.,$. W." ?old'Throu~oou tt e world.
WORK FOR UNEMPLOYED [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
WORK FOR UNEMPLOYED iSome 10o mien who had been em ployed on.the trans-Australian rail way until the cessation of work, on the eve of Chris.mas, waited at the offices at the trans-Australian line depot, Wednessday,wilth the object of drawing the attention of ,?he Federal Minister for Public Works to the urgent necessity of providing them with employment. Mr. M. Costello, the organiser of 'the A.W.U., only had an ouportunity of saying a few words in support of three requests, the granting of which would bring a cert-ain measure of relief for the men. The first was that a second ballast n:i should be opened at the 205-Mile, to carry on simultaneous lv with the one operating at the 182-Mile. This proposal, according to the Supeirvising Engineer(Mr. J. Darby-. shire) was not practicable, inas much as che department had not sufficent waggons to do ballasting from two.. pits, and in t.he second nlace, every waggon withdrawn from the 128-Mile would throw a man out of employment. .Mr. Coste...
MINISTER FOR PUBLIC WORKS RECEPTION AT KALGOORLIE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
MtIISTER FOR PiBLIC WORKS IRECEPTION AT KALGOORLIE. The Federal Minister .for Public Works, Senator P. J. Lynch, was accorded a civio reception in the mayor's parlour at the Kalgoorlie Town Hall at 4 o'e~ock Wednesday afternoon. The Mayor of Kalgoor lie presided, and amongst those pre sent were Senators Buzacott and. de Largie, the Rev. C. Taylor, Cap tain Edwards, Dr. Bridgeford, the chairman (Mr. C. Morley) and sec reta.ry (Mr. Simpson) of the Kal goorlie Roads Board, the Mayor of Boulder (Mr. S. Beston), Messrs. J. Cornell, M.L.C., J. Darbyshire, Curie Smith, Sheehan, W. Burton, E. .-R.. Brown, and Ors. Borwick, Leslie Sales, and Edwards. Apologies were- received from the Bishop of Kalgoorlie, Mr. Richard Hamilton, Canon Edington, Mr. Sands and Mr. McGuiness The toast of the King was duly honoured Mr. Davidson, in proposing the toast of the visitor, said it afforded him the greatest pleasure to join with all present in exteinding a very hearty welcome to their old friend in his n...
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PASTORALIST Adelaide, Jan. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PASTORALIST Adelaide. Jan. 9. A few days ago Mr. Gerald Kempe, one of the best known and most interesting figures in the realm of pastoral pursuits was. missed from his home at Morgan, on the River Murray. Last night his body was found floating in the river. The funeral took place at River Town this morning, in the presence of a large gathering. The deceased had a fine person &nbsp; ality, and was respected among an exceedingly wide range of friends. He came of a very old English family, and was born at Bucks, Eng land, where his father was an Ang lican minister. He landed in Mel bourne in 1870, and began what proved to be a remarkable career, embracing many varied and fascin ating experiences. He figurd in many droving expeditions in New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia, and displayed marvellous energy and endurance. In the days when sheep were plentiful and cheap, he transacted many big sheep deals, and as a judge of Shropshires and of sheep and ...
A DOMESTIC TRAGEDY Lithgow (N.S.W.), Jan. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
A DOMESTIC. TRAGEDY lithgow. (N.S.W.), Jan. 0. This morning, George William Rowe. a quarryman, aged 29, at- tacked. his wife, with a piece of &nbsp; wood, and afterwards with a toma- hawk., The screams' of the woman brought assistance'. Rowe then &nbsp; &nbsp; made an unsucessfui attempt to end his life by cutting his throat, and afterwards with a shot gun fatally wounded himself in the back, of the head. The wifes condition is serious. &nbsp;
SENATOR LYNCH AND A.L.F. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
BENATOR LCI ANDi A.LFO, Wednesday, ! at . the Kalgoorlie TradeseialHl, there was a meetitng of the Eiitteýn?.r"ýGoidfields, District Council °bf:: tihoe:A.L F. 4hat .had a moost se~nstiona .te aination.' Sena tor' Lyoel , tbet- Minister~:feo Works, was presesi by byi'ivitation, to an swer amcihg±? of?havlhg.:used offen silve. words towards anti-conscrip-, tionists, ." t. gi?- eeting -.t Boulder, during k'tie'kirceit ..refhrendum cam paign.': 2Whe'mbnetidg .resulted in an exehangd i of, fistieuffs between the Minister an?d ,,onb of the delegates, and it ii:. statd ,that in each case blood r wa'.-di?f, No representa tive 6difhe?.P& ss was present, but we und~tithl that about ninety delegates were in attendance.: Sub joined, we give oficial accounts of what took place. The secretary of Senator Lynch has supplied us with "the following statement of what took place : The distuirbarce arose out of .the. conscription campaign, which was brought to .a close on October 27. On that ni...
REMOVAL OF TRAM LINES [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
REMOVAL OF TRAM LINES A well attended meeting of resi dents of South Kalgoorlie was held Tuesday in the Sozth Kagoiorlie Institute Mr. K. Williams occu pying the chair. The chairman, secretary and several members of the Kalgoorlie Roads Board were also present. In explaining the objects of the meeting, the chairman said that on Wednesday last they had been -in formed that trams would dicontinue runn?pg between thl South .Kal goorhe Hotel and Bo lder. It had been further stated that the lines would be pulled up from a poinit on Salisbury-toad to North Terrace. Mr. C. Morley, vhairman of the Kalgoorlie Roads Board, said that as far as that body was concerned, Nir. Stanley, the manaen r of the trarnwys, had no power to interfere with lines in the Roads Boau. die tric The -Boulder Council was the bod cone rn4d, and he, also. un ersood t bod conqidered the framway ompar wa - exceeding rvice wit out b gvnm the ro e?ardmon after referring t" previous events ,in 6onnection with the $a q fin...
THE Western Argus PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY. KALGOORLIE, JANUARY 16, 1917 PRESS CENSORSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
uesefer xrguz PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY. KALGOORLIE, JANUARY 18? 1917 PRESS CENSORSHIP. Few things are more strotgly re punant o British peoples than the ontiuntal, system of Government control of censorahip of the Press. But in war: time, especially such a war time as the present, all recog nise the necessity, for cur e desire for war news that will be o oervige to the enemy. Over a cen turyg o--when the Press was com p~araively speaking, in its infancy, when submarine c4bles were uh reamt of, when electric telegraph inep were unknown, atn a Marcon4 rapa would have been classl d as an Arabian Nights ble-the Duke of Wellingtoni bitterly complained . that his movements and intentions in the Penansula campaign were published in the London newspapers for the information of Napoleon and his marshals. But the case for war news censorship is infinitely stronger pow. when the happenings of to-day Sany gurter of the globe are pub. hed t8 roW irin every other jur The· isecial corres?iohdent "?...
INQUEST AT BARDOC Broad Arrow, Jan. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
Broad Arrow, Jan. 10. &nbsp; &nbsp; At Bardoc on the 8th inst., before Mr W. H. J. Wilson, acting coro- ner and a jury oomprising Messrs. &nbsp; A. York , J. Pettifer, and H. Thor by an inquest was held into the circumstances surrounding the death of William Smith, who was found dead in a stable adjoining the Bar doc Hotel on December 23, with a &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; gunshot wound in the head. Con &nbsp; stable Kevin conduncted the inquiry. Dr. A. E. Stenning stated that he made a post mortem examina tion, and found the deceased died from a gunshot wound to the head. It was quite possible for the wound to have been self-inflicted. The gun was lying under the feet of the de ceased. Mary Smith stated that on the morning of December 23 her husband came to her in the bar, about 10 a.m., and asked for the key of the chaff house, saying that he wanted to give the horses a feed. He then went away, and she did not again see him alive. A...
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION THE ROLL OF HONOUR WEST AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION THE ROLL OF HONOUR &nbsp; &nbsp; WEST AUSTRALIAN CASUAL- TIES. Subjoined is the 262nd list of casu- alties among the West Australian troops with the A.I.F.:- WEST AUSTRALIA. KILLED IN ACTION. Pte. P. Garth, Highgate Hill; Gnr. F. H. Hawtin, Mt. Lawley; T.-Sgt. J..J Matthews, New Zea- land; L.-Cpl. B. J. Blythe, Nannup, previously reported killed, no fur- ther particuilars; Ptes. C. C. Dob- bin, Subiaco, no further particu- lars; C. C. Foster, Perth; J. Shields, Fitzroy (V.); L.-Cpl. —. Todman, England. DIED OF WOUNDS. Dvr. F. Carson, Collingwood (V.). DIED OF ILLNESS. Ptes. W. H. C. Pemble, Katan- ning; J Hannigan, Ireland, at &nbsp; W.A., previously reported ill; H. Darcey, Wandering ; J. W. Mat- &nbsp; thews, Norseman; T. Terry, Biarra (QId.); C. Williamson, Belmont; W. Hammond, Fremantle, previous- ly reported dangerously ill; W. J. Bishop, Greenough. MISSING. &nbsp; Ptes. J. .Brown, Narrogin; A. E. Chapman, England; J...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
BIRTHS. LUGG;-Monday, January 8th, to Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Lugg, Hop kins-street, Boulder, a daughter. Both well. LOOBY.-On the 28th December, at Nurse Dunlop's Hospital, Laming ton Heights, Kalgoorlie, .to Mr. and Mrs. J. Looby, Cheetham-st., Kalgoorlie, a daughter HAWKE.--On the 19th December, at Nurse Dun!op's Hospital, Lamington Heights Kloorie to Mr. and Mrs. L. hawk , Butler street, Kalgoorlie, a son. MENGLER.-On the 18th Decem ber, at Nurse I)unlop's Hospital, Lamington Heights, Kalgoorlie, to Mr. an'd Mrs. Gus Mengler, Camp bell-street, Kalgoorlie, a son. RUNDLE (nee V. Stump).-On the 29th of November, at Farm;s South Terrace, to Mr. and Mrs. S. Bundle, of Robsaart-street, Park side, Adelaide, 8.A.. a daughter (Ruth Jean) MARRIAGES. DOWNES-McCAHON.-At St. Matthew's Church of England, Boulder, by Rev. Boxall, Oct. 26, 1916, Ethel Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. McCahon, Inglewood (late of Kal goorlie), to James, second son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Downes, of Brown ...
A RETURNED SOLDIER'S TREATTREATMENT To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
A RETURNED SOLDIER'S TREAT- TREATMENT To the Editor. Sir,—As one who witnessed the inception of the trouble that occur- red on the Trotting Ground on Wed- nesday evening, and which resulted in a returned soldier named Wilfrid Schofield being arrested and convey- ed to the Boulder police station, I ask for permission, in the interest of the public generally, for space in your columns to give my views of the case, for if ever a matter called aloud for a full and searching inves- tigation by the higher police author- ities, it is this time. I have lived in many parts of Australia and have witnessed many arrests, but I have never seen one affected in such a cowardly and brutal manner as that of Schofield, who, by the way, is a man of diminutive stature, and is handicapped by having to use an artificial leg. I hold no brief for disorderly soldiers, neither can I be accused of belonging to the hood- lum class which Sergeant Fee told the bench followed them, but am a lover of fair play, wh...
WOUNDED AUSTRALIANS Sydney, Jan. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 16 January 1917
WOURNDE AMtlSiS .tAS SSydney, Jan. -12. SIn' an interview to-day, Lieut.CoL - F. W. Fairbairn, who has been acti mng as one of the Australian Red iross Commissioners ini CLoon , stated that the commissioners were in touch with' over. 1000 bospitals 1i I England. Fortunately, many of the I wbunds received by the Australians last summer were liht in character and a:ready many men had rpturned to the front. It Would appear to be' undoubted that the Germans deliver Red Cross parcels safely to prison= ere. When he left England, there were nearly 1000 Australian prisdn ers in German'y, and about 90 ;in; Constantinople.: As-far ath e dcould " learn, Australian prisoners were being well treated 'by the Tiutks:. There was every reason to -believe that sick and wounded Australians whether in England or in France, were getting all the Red -Cross comr forts as promptly -as couldbe.exi peated. .. W.A. University .Bienate.-rthe an i nal election' of two members of the Seaate by Convqaetion will b...
GERMAN ESCAPEES RE-CAPTURED Sydney, Jan. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
BERMAN ESCAPEES RE-CAPTURED Sydney, Jan. 18. -Two Germans George Edward Knoff (22) and Iarl Kruse (33), c a caped on Tuesday. They were recaptured at Hornsby last night, just when the bold bid for free dom seemed about to succeed. . Half an hour before the Brisbane mail was due at Hornsby, a well dressed man, accompanied by what appeared to be a stylishly dressed woman, arrived at the railway sta-i tion, and asked for two berths on the Brisbane express. The strong German accent of the "husband" roused the suspicions of the ticket- , seller, who advised the police, ;, meanwhile engaging the attention " of the couple. Constable Ander- Y son, who arrived on the scene, was dubious as to the advisability of . taking action, particularly in view of the -indignation displayed by the ;ai man. As the "woman" said nothing at all, Anderson decided to pursue'' the matter fuhrther, and catching , hold of the gossamer surrounding a s Panama hat. which the "wife" was ,'} wearing, he gave it a sudd...
NEW SOUTH WALES WHEAT YIELD Sydney, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
HNEW 80UTH WALES WHEAt YIELD Sydney, Jan. 15. In his estimate of the wheat yield for 1916, the Government Sta tistician puts the total production rmn 4,500,480 acres, of whiol 755 9 re c tfor gram4 1&al G~e~~bB f i 4,817,O, ush Is, 4 d avera-t 11. tuhe Is n acre? ad ,01p @tns: of hay... On f in, anral,, the r rp wi dd ~eer teA h/ a ex-ed a5 . millio puad pAnailb. 17ae -
WOMAN'S STRANGE STORY Sydney, Jan. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
WOMAN'S STRANCE STORY Sydney, Jan. 18. A strange story of alleged drug Sging and robbery was told at the Central Police Court to-day by a young woman, Amelia Darson, dur ing the hearing of a charge prefer red against John Towers (33) a re turned soldier, of stealing 97 and about £12 worth of jewellery. Miss Darson stated that on Janu ary 1, when assisting at her mother's side show at the Crystal Palace, she met the accused and a man named Trotting. She com plained of feeling ill, and the latter -went away and returned with some dark liquid in a glass. She drank it. After that she remembered no more until she awoke and found her self lying in a dark room. Slio was afterwards put in a motor car and was driven to Oxford-street, whence she went to the White City, where her mother had another stall. She was still dazed, but found that her money and jewellery were miss The magistrate considered that it would be a waste of time to selnd the case on to a jury, and Towers was discharged.
GREAT UNKNOWN G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
IREAT UNK¶NOWN GM.. lie Emdna May. Junction Go., h has secured an option over the Oea.t LTJ knorwn m1ue Ea, Marda, hfas d sued the fotIorwing Progres rep & orr the week envied wIu ry ~:-Wor h ntop8: Work aVa4 her of $ being broken down, gold o?xntinues to show "in the face-d of the stope'?, sufficient to warrant satisfactory values. South stope: Work at thil point is now being carried on t'o a much grea?er advantage, and good stone is being broken, although much harder than the north stope. Gold in a coarse form is to be seen in the working faces.
DEVON G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
DEVON G.31. CO. An i.ertnal mee".ing was held in Melbourne on January 11 to me.t Mr. A. Norton, of Kanowna, who, as the vendor to the company, is a large shareholder and also the local director. Mr. Noiron expla'ned the caused which had led to the delay in develelopme.nt. and predicted that a highly payable lode would be short+ly struck in the south drive, and that thereafter the future of the mine would be assured. Every indication, he said showed, from ,the experience of o: er mines in the utighbourhood, and from what had l been proved in the Devon mine at higher levels, that the lode would I be permanent, and would improve as it went down.
EDNA MAY DEEP LEVELS. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. Melbourne, Jan. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
EDNA tiAY DEEP LEVELS. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. Melbourne, Jan. 18. lWhen the postponed half-yearly meeting of Ithe Edna M3a.y Deep Levels Co. was held on August 18 last, the next term was well ad vanced, so that the reportl for the six months ended November 30. just i.ssued, deals with a pev.?d of less than three and a half months. Dur ing that time a total of 900 tons of ore was crushed for a return of £3852. The stone broken from the shaft. which was deepened from 480 ft. to 490 ft., although no!t yet in '.he reef, carried sufficient gold, the imanager (Mr. N. S. Stuckey) states. Io be worth crushing, and yielded .about 7 dwt. per ton. Making a rough guess on the basis Jf the values obaitined in the drive ait the 480 ft.. level, Mr. S'?uckey estimates the ore reserves above 500 ft. at between 8000 and 12,000 tons, of a value of £3 per ton from the main reef only. To this valuation must be adde.d he says, the ore in ihe hanging well reef, . in the reef cut in the shaft at 176 ft.. from...
EDNA MAY G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
EllN'A MAY G.M. The Edna May G.M. Co. crushed 3017 tons of ore, and cyanided 2572 tons of sand and 1513 tons of slime last month, for a yield valued at £13,500. Expenditure, including £1684 on development, and £1583 on capital account, totalled £7083, leav ing a nett profit of £6417. Following is a summary cf the monthly returns since Jan., 1015:- (915. Tons. Rev. Exp. Prof. Jan. . &:35 12,933 4153 n780 Feb . 2738 11,689 4625 7051 Mar . 2887 19,563 4563 8' 000 Apl . 2875 13,070 6257 6213 May . 3109 13,674 4615 9059 June , 2766 12,341 4216 6093 July . 3073 13,066 5244 7822 Aug. 3086 12,868 4'09 6669 sep. . 8090 12,303 4563 1740 Oct. . 3084 12,359 3797 8562 Nov. . 3110 12,794 3870 8924 1 .c. . 2?SU 11.340 V F'I:u L4 1916. Jan. . 3165 12,839 4049 8790 Feb. . 2802 13,355 4'86 8469 Mar. . 3110 12,239 4495 7744 Apl. . 2867 11,136 4640 6496 :May . R966 11,591 52,44 t.ol June . 3025 13,201 5322 7879 July . 3187 13.445 5979 8166 Aug.. 3254 13,913 5491 8502 Sep. . 3002 12,777 6793 598...