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LAKE VIEW AND STAR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
LiAE VIEW AND STAlh. Lfast month the Lake View and Star treated 14,939 tons for a yield valued at. £15,443, or 20/8 per ton. Expenditure amounted to £15,891. The following r'eturn chows tieh revenue. expenditure, and Mrofit sinee January, 1915 :- Rtev. .Exp. P'rn. £ £ 1915 Jan. . .. , 2e,077 18,371 3,706 Feb.. . . 20' 52 16.960 3.B(92 r ar ... .. 21.689 18.302 3.497 Arril .. .. 21,457 17,7:? .2737 fray ,. .. 21,038 17,427 3,011 June ... ...... 21,332 17,703 3,540 July... ... 20,144 17,095 3.049 Aug......... 21,233 18,125 3,108 Sep.... ... .. 18.19 .7,842 35t Oct.... ....20.50k 17,819. 2,683 'Nov. . .. 17.?1.4 1T7.93+4 Dec......, 15.5_'7 1S.25? S1016- Jan. and F A 1'7,361 22,232 - - March ... ... 14,729 16,221 April ....... 15,162 164513 - May... ... ... 16,253 17.872. - June ...... 7,351 17,327 - July ...... 18.782- 18,180 - August ....... 16,008 15,953 -115 Sept.... ..,... 15,378 15,098 280 Oct ... ,;... 18,818 16,510 302 lN o~"... . ... ... 16;315. ·1.4,255 0? ODecm: ;- .. 15,443 ...
BLACK RANGE PINNACLES. STATEMENT BY DIRECTORS. Melbourne, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
BLACKi RAINGE PINENACLE8. STATlEMENT BY DIRECTORS. Melbourne, Jaa 16.. Owing to the shortage of com-, potent labour Mr. T. A. Couper, the superintendent of the Black Rang, .Pinrtaeles'mine, lhas not been able :to resmknb shaft sjiking, After ant .inspection of-the muhe,-Mlessis. Hans Irvine and' 8. J: IHaughton, direc tors of the company, express the opinion in a letter to the share holders that this work should be resumed, "even if the breaking and crushing of ore has to be discon. tinued for a 'few months. Though the mine -shows. a nett profit of £750 a month, the visitoir coLnsider that it ' is -being worked at an -:" travaegant cost to C4h'e: shareholoders' owing to the surface eR??-slses being too heavy. At least 'double 'thb tonnage now being put through. the battery and treatment process (1?2d tons) could be treawed monthly, they say, at the same surface.cost as at present. The trouble arises from' the growing shortage of skilled labour and a deficient, water supply. The visi...
BROAD ARROW GOLDFIELD. IMPROVING PROSPECTS. Broad Arrow, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
B ,ROA A1) ARROW GOLDFIELD. IMPROVING PROSPECTS. Broad Arrow, San. 16. Min?ing developmnents and gold. re turns for la,?3t year were very satis factory, althpuglh at Ora Banda tiJe Vic?orious mine is showing a dk-r olining yield and the Sourh GCim'et is temporarily iloseod down:. Dttring the. pst year there hma been a considerable increase in the gold woan from plrosipeebors' show., and several mines eabandoned in t:he early .days have been ressurrcebed witi gratifying rcOstlts and promise 1 to becoime consistent producers dur ing the curreiht year. The eoi'ly.day proapectborls devoted mostt cf iiheir attenktio- to . quartz ou!'crops, and overlooked valpuable . lode material in the himmediate vicinity. Several of these old mines are now .being worked' and are yielding good ro At SmitthfielMd, Mescrs. Barrett aind Easmussen .are working the Mount. Ebtie leases, and have equip ped dhe mine, wvitbh maohrlinery andl a, UHuntingtton ,mill.: From oae lease a quantity of. lowV grade materi...
THANKS FROM EGYPT [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
TOAndKS iiFM EGYPT The following lettc ? h::: betn :tý. ceived by' ?iss ina Jackson, of (Ka:t goorlie, from Pi'ivate J. i. Wils?on. A.A.M.C. Detailn Monscear, Egypt:-"] received tlo papers you so kipdly sent. They arrived hecre to-day, and we.were really delighted to get them. I' have been over here some .time now, and up to thio present I have not received one letter or. one paper, so you can guess that I was delighted when I saw aiinustrialian paper. It'is aiwfully good of you girls to think of us boys. I can see it is not a case of 'otit of sight out 'of mind.' ":How ever, I think you will be a little an inoyed 'v.hcri you. find that I am a Victorian and not from West Austra- lia.' I hope, however, that you will excuse me for Writing to you, but I thought I ought to thank you for sending those papers ('Kalgoorlio Miner."'). I. have been down at a place called Ismailia.:- It is ozi tbo biucs Caal,. about :inid-way bet.ween, :Port' Said -and SBupz, At present. I am in the hospital ...
BOWLS. EASTERN GOLDFIELDS LEAGUE. "A" PENNANT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
BOWLS. EASTERN GOLDFIELDS LEAGUE. "A" PENNANT. Kalgoorlie and Boulder "A's" met for the thiard.match of c he presentl seaawn on the Kalgoorlie green oni' Saturday afternoon, and at the con clusion of the--oustomary 25 cnd&, violory rested with the local sixteen by 25 points. The following were the personnel and soores: Rink No. 1 :-Kalgoorlie: M. Thornton, F. Partridge, G. T. Hughes, T. D. Reynolds (cap€..), .20 p ta. Boulder: Dr. Sawell, F. M eNeamey, T. Williams, A. H. Rice ( t.), S2 points. No. 2 :-Kalgoorlie: A, T. Be hien J. W. Nelson, J. P. Rogers,. Rev. C. Taylor (capt.), 33 . Boulder : P. Mitaohll. . A. . J. . Edwards, Dr. Irwin ( 1 points. No, 8:-Kagoorlie: T. D. . A, Bw, F. K. Muran, Dr. r BA W. Finlason, 1Mat. Jackson (cap.t.), 18 points. Total: Kalj)voorlic, 106 points; Boulder, 81 points. The season's record for the "A" Pennant now stands:-Kalgoorlie, won 3; Boulder, lost 3. The next game will also be played on the Kalgoorlie green on Febru ary 3. "B" PENNANT. T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
-BLA`CKNEAUS- A Di PIMPLUES ON: FACE Peatod by Cuticura, 'Trial reeiF.re Blaclche ags pi e erdall over my fact. a y eon at nigi t as iy mF asu it was all dh Iit'. "The p .g11 $.ý attered and' after aitwn tfew 'y 4sed."to -appear it paiches nilectI :+T 0 Skqf around the - d ads r byear read of Cutic~ira Soap 1 pliesr jnbxent and thought I W e p fewH week's I adgof d , mpes and disfi uremeht. Signed) isRuby SteveWhson, 13(re t Sahd$ Bay, j-Iobart, 'Tae: Sp tber7 19115, I'req amnple~ byyýwýt witha $2-p.' ii Bok. S Pt ehise ai' Oint. · . .:: decnt . tdheal.) ,Aiddress'' " po t-aril R. 'oivna:8O C., Sytlney;- No. iýBP ~ .; ' Q d i ili;4 Ou out.. s v.:rrt' "' '+~
ECONOMY OR INCREASED TAXATION [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
ECONOMY OR INCREASED TAXATION Under the heading "Fooling tAhe Taxpayers," she Perth "Daily News" writing with reference to the reports of the Public Service Com missioner, says : These official documents bear out the fooling, and expose the difficulty of effecting economy in any shape or form. In the first. place it becomes evident that Ministers are largely, if not wholly, controlled by their permanent staffs. Each head natu rally desires to magnify his own office, and, as he has the ear of his Minister, he fills it in a manner to suit his own purposes. The Min ister in turn, attends Cabinet, and stands by his department. Other Ministers do not care to interfere with their colleague's control of his department, and in this way all sorts of scandalous and wasteful adminis tration occur. The annual expendi ture creeps up, and it is no one's particular business to check it. The drafting departments are an ex ample. Five or six branches of the service have their staffs of drafts men. A...
RED CROSS SOCIETY, KOOKYNIE FUND [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
RED CROSS SOCIETY, KOOKYNIE FUND The Kookynie Red Cross commit itee has collected on behalf of tieo a-bove,.society the amounts de):aikcd below. Owing to the holiday se;, son, the committee deemed it inad visable to hold the usual ouchre partty and dance, which would lIhav conslderably added 'to the asnounti colEected, The committee desire to thank aIl those who kbdly asaisied; also Messrs. Claybon and 1intoul, auu'taoneerr of Kalgoorlie, and the Boulder Meat Supply, whose pradti cal help added considerably to the funds. The 4Q9nai .ons were as fol low :-Wm. Smith. Y~rilla, one bul lock. £16; J. T. Johnson. Pinjin, 9ne bul.ock £17 5/; Mrs., Viet.oria D y-'s Red Cros box, £b 7/0 ; scol h Jdren, Koo?Yie £1 12/10 serion four o so n I den . eny rei gene?a e
BROAD ARROW HOSPITAL Broad Arrow, Jan. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
SROUA ARROW HOSPITAL Broad Arrow, Jan; 17. The monthly meeting of the Broad Arrow Hospital committee was held at the office of the Roads Board last Snight, when Mr. Pippett presided over Messrs. Hughes, Donohoe, Bar rett, Probert. and Ross (secretary). Accounts for payment were passed to the amount of £239 2/9. Income amounted to £218 0/10, so that ex penditure exceeded revenue by £21 1/11. Mr. Donohoe resigned as treasurer and member of the committee, as he had disposed of his business and was leaving the district. Members of the committee expressed their regret at losing the services of such an old and valued member of the board. Mr. Geo. Hughes was ap pointed treasurer. The committee. recorded on the minutes of the mee. - ing an appreciation of the services rendered to the hospital by Al r. Donohoe. The visiting committee reported that matters were satisfactory at the hospital. The R.M.O. reported that there were two patients in hospital. fiv, had been admitted during the month, ...
GOLDFIELDS PATRIOTIC FUND [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
GOLDFIELDS PATRIOTIC FUND The a?ting hon. secretaary, Mr. R. Fleming, reports having recei' ed the following subscriptions: Contributions previously acknow - ledged, £14,955 10/; D. Sliced and employees, £2 15/6; combined staff Kalgoorlie post office, £12; collle.e tion soldiers' send-off, 31/12/'16, £20; employees electric tramways. £5 12/; Government Abattoirs staff, £3 1/6; "Kalgoorlie Miner," £5 5,; Mr. Con. Morley and party tribu ters, Oroya Links, £2; employees Golden Ridge G.M., £5 12/; em ployees Westralia Timber and Fire wood Co. £5 17/; children's bazaar, South Kalgoorlie Hall; £1 12/4; em ployees Perseverance G.M., 25 p?r cent., £5 3/7; Mrs. MacKenzie (W.), proceeds raffle of doll, £17 10/6; 11. W. Davidson and employees, £8; Mayor of Coolgardie, 50 per cent. (money received for flag), £15 4,'; employees mechanical department trans. line (per Mr. H. Bosustow). £20 6/ 3J. W. Bateman and staff, 16/6; f. G Jacoby and staff, £2 17/4; employees Brennan Bros., £6 11/; Sommer an...
SPEECH BY SENATOR GARDINER FEDERAL SITUATION EXPLAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
SPEECH BY SENATOR CARDIN ER IEIDERI .L SITUATION EXPLAINED. Sena, tor A. Oardaner, w'xo occu pied the position of Assistant Minis ter for Defence in the last Labour administration and is now a meuber of the official Labour party, atddres sed a well-attended meeting op posite the Post Office in Hannan street, Kalgoorlie, on Saturday auight. Mr. tu. McLeod occupied the chair and on the platform were Messrs. A. E. Green and P. Collier, M's.L.A. Senator Gardiner commenced by reading an article which appeared in the "West Australian" cainstoii discredit on the visit of Mr. Anstey and himself to this Scate. He de clared that lie had been 25 years in the public life of this country, and during that (time the Labour party had been battling to put down class hatred. He had been a close friend of Mr. Hughes for 25 years, but during :,he last 12 months t he chief aim and object of that gentle wan had been to split up and divide the Labour party. The Labour movement was being divided up now in ...
DEATH BY SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
DEATH BY SHOOTING AMt inquest into the circumnst.a.'ces surrounding the death of Ernest Melbourne Edols who was found dead early on Monday morning last at th3 rear of McLean Bros. and lligg's premises, on Boulder-road, wais held in the Ka:goorlie Court Shouse, yesterday afternoon, before'o tie acting-Coroner (Mr. E. R. Brown) and a jury, oonsisting of Mes=srs. W. Thornborough, J. Sann ders, and W. Minter. Dr. Mathews gave evidence re gairding a call lie received at b.4.) on Monday morning to the rear of McLean Bros. and Rigg.- On arrival he found a man lying on his back. with a gun .resting between ins knees. The barrel was pointing to nards the hei-d, and the hammer of the right barrel was down. The left, side of the face was shattered, and in his opinion death was instan laneous. He had no doubt that l the wound was self-inflicted. William Parsons, in evidence. sail the gun produced had belonged to the deceased. The last lie saw of the deceased was on Thursday, whenr the latter to...
HOTEL LODGER'S DEATH Melbourne, Jan. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
HOl EL LOUCER'S DEATfH I Melbourne, Jan. 19. f The inquest concerning the fire I that occurred at the Terminus Hotel, ! Sheppa.rton, early on the morning of , eoember 29, when a lodger named SPatrick Mackie was burned, to death, was concluded at Shepparton to The coroner said that all the evi dence was circumstantial, though it pointed to Mrs. Burnside,` the wife f_ t .licensee hi -I urr.t-ow ti hotel,and . cOainmitted h r fie trid
FEDERAL POLITICAL SITUATION Melbourne, Jan. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
E'iSERAL POLITICGAL SITUA TION Melbourne. Jan. 18. It was possible to-day to learn more of what took place at the meet ing of the Ministerial party whi ,h was held yesterday. Mr. Hughes was assured of the complete sup port of his followers in any action which he might be called upon to take along the jines he indicated to them, which led in the direction of the formation of a Miqistry com posed of half Ministerialists anid half Liberals. There are at present eleven Min isters in the Cabinet, namely Mr. Hughes, Senator Pearce, Mkessrs. Poynton, Webster, Jensen, Barn ford, and Archibald, Senator Lynch Senator Russell, Mr. Spence, and Mr. Laird Smith. In order to per mit of a joint Ministry being forr ed, half of these Ministers iwill have to give up their portfolios to the Liberals. They are all pre= pared to do so, and they and the party have intimated to Mr. Hughes that their fate is to be left entirely in his hands. He is to de4ide who shall fall out, and who shall remaii, and thos...
ANSWER TO THE HYMN OF HATE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
ANSWER TO THE HYM'N OF HATE. The following verses were written in hospital at Heliopolis by J. Bert ram Greene, 5th Light Horse. "Foes of the Human Race, we hate thy Name Scorned by the Nations all! Thy lasting slhame, a monument eternal Built with deeds of rapine, blood, and pillag.e Such as caused the world to shudder, And to doubt the truth- Until inquiry by the neutrals made established Facts too vile for mortal cars; And for thine Ally Thou dild'st seek the Turk I Whose hands. are like thine own Deep dyed with blood Of babes unborn and whitened age; That cnies for vengea:nce To a pitying God! "Then come, ye s0on of freedom, British born, From evert ,nd, where floats our noble ag; And the hated German bach Until he cries for quarter; givng nonle- Nor cease thdne onward march Till the vile Hun is tumbled to the dust ! His power gone for ever, and his & ame * byword Of the nations; whom he sought to Benle1l his iron heel, and matq . thein Slaves and vassals to his Will-'
MAID OF HONOUR'S TALES QUAINT GOSSIP. QUEEN VICTORIA'S COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
MAID OF HONSUR'S TALES QUAINT GOSSIP. QUEEN VICTORIA'S COURT. Mrs. Steuart - Srskine* has done well to rescue from the dustheap Miss Eleanor .Stanley's entertaining 'titers, describing her experiences as a Maid of Honour in the early -ears of Queen Victoria's Court.. Miss Stanley came ,into contact with those who had - personadly J?a.wn William Pitt the younger "'the awkwardest man I ever saw in bh. life and not particularly well bred," held up as a fearful example of what to avoid before the Maids of Honour. Queen -Victoria had lust. been married when Miss Stan - ley joined her Court. We gather thatu her Majesty's ideas of dress w?ere peculiar. At Brighton, going out for a drive before all the smart h'vorld, ''she had on a blue bonnet ani a long, warm black satin cloak iather old and shaliby." On a great occasion at Cambridge she wore "a garter-blue satin gown. pink crepe bonnet trimmed with lilies of the valley, and a small, square black nudian shawl, worked in yellow, iaving trav...
KALGOORLIE ROADS DISTRICT [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
KALSOORLIE ROAOS DISTRICT The report of the health inspec tor, Mr. R. H. Bennet, for the fort night ended the 19th inst. was dealt with by the Kalgoorlie Roads Dis trict Local Board of Health on Friday night. It stated, inter alia: "For the period mentioned two cases of diphtheria and one of phtthisis were reported. All places have been visited, and the necessary precautions taken. "Golden Ridge.-On Wednesday last I visited Golden Ridge. and made an inspection. Rubbish ias again been thrown on to the land between the town and the station; also, to a lesser extent between the town and the mine. 'those peo ple to whom I spoke complained about the rubbish service. It will now take a man, horse and dray four or five days to gather up and remove the present accumulation. "Keeping of Swine.-It appears to be the general wish of the board to allow persons in suitable areas to keep two or three pigs. The question of "for private use" should not. be taken into oensideration :at all; a pig is ...
COMMODORE G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
COMMODORE G.M. CO. The manager reports as follows to January 8: Macquarrie Option.-D)luring the past month we have driven 38 ft., total 177 ft. For the first 11 ft., values averaged. 47/ per ton; for the next 15 ft., 18/6; balance, 12/ per ton. No. 3 Rise put up 36 ft.. connect ing with winze; values 26/6 per ton.. Connection with compressor com pleted and machines in operation, Wilfley table installed.