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SUNNY CORNER FIND. RUSH OF SPECULATORS. Sydney, Jan. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
SUNMY CORNER FIND. RUSII OF SPECULATORS.: Sydney, Jan. 14. Mining speculators and others from Bathurst, Lithgow, Sydney, and Orange have visited the new gold discovery near Sunny Corner, where the obliging prospectors have displayed sacks of nuggets for their inspection, and allowed them to see the reef. All are amazed at the' ijnmense richness of the specimens. So far, nearly 40 applications for claims have been lodged. The line of reef has been traced for several miles. The prospec tors have received good offers for their shiow, but prefer to hold on. The find gives every indication of being the richest discovery . for many years.
THE REPATRIATION SCHEME Melbourne, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
THE REPATRIATION SCHEME Melbourne, Jan. 15. Details of the scheme of land set tlement drafted by the State Pre miers and the Minister for Lands in consulttaion with the Prime Minis ter Mr. Hughes, the Common wealth Treasurer Mr. Poynton, and representatives of the Repartrieaion Fund trustees, were made available Ito-day. The recommendations of the re patriation executive in respect of general repatriation, which were agreed to, were also issued. The sItatement on the subject made by the chairman of the Oonference, Sir Alexander Peacock, was as folows: -"In the Australian scljeme of land settlement, the necessity for sub s?,antia"l uniformity of action throughout the Stotes was realised. With this in view, the Conference tabulated the essential points of the land legislation and practice in the various States, noted the points of difference, and then agreed tq lar monise the main principles. These may be summarised as follow :-(a) What soldiers are to be regarded as eligib.e; (b) the...
NORSEMAN Norseman, Jan. 9. The Roll of Honour. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
NORSEMAN Norseman, Jan. 9. The Roll of Honour. * orseman's already fairly :eavy., list of soldier who have paid the great penalty was added to on De S.ember 23, when Private John Mat thews,.r or-mrny years employed inu R.- B. Johns' store, died. -o bran c hial pneumonia in England.. The ead intelligence was reeived by his wife a few days ago. Privat e t thews had not been at the front, but had been undergoing training in England for a few weeks before his death. Another ex-Norsemanite, Able Seaman William Watson, was re Sently accidentally drowned whilst serving 'on H.M.A.S. Melbourne. His mother is an old resident of the town, and the deceased 'was at one time employed at the local post office. A civic reception was tendered by the Mayor (Mr. J. R. Soholey) on Friday, 8th inst., to Private F. Gray, of the e28th Battalion, wao returned to Norseman on the pre vious day, having been invalided. home. There was 'a large and rep resentative gathering present, and the Council Chambers wer...
THE MINING COEFERENCE Perth, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
THE MINING COEFEHENCE t Perth, Jan. 15. The Minister for Mines stated to day that he had intended to. hold the proposed conference of men in terested in all phases ~f the mining! industry in March next,. but ow-1 ing to the re-assembling of Par liament next week he was unable to say when the conference would 1be held. still hoped, however, that Parlilient would conclude its labours in time to enable him to carry out his original intention of holdming the Qonference Ap ath.
DECEMBER OUTPUTS. YUANMI GOLD MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
DECE?ItBER OUTPUTS. YUANMI GOLD MINES. During December 2502 tons were treated for a yield of 1371 oz. fine gold, valued at £5827 9/3. • . Expenditure. Mining, £2140 8/3; cost per ton, 17/1. Treatment, £2146 1/11; cost per ton, 17/1. Realisation of bullitn, £49 6/9; cost per ton, 4.73d. Total working expenses, £4335 16/11; cost per ton, 34/7. Development account, £561 19/9. Total expenditure, £4897 16/8. In addition to the above. 48 tons of tributers' ore was purchased at a acvst of £139 8/10, and treated, re sulting in a further revenue of £28 0/9, making the profit over all ex penditure £818 4/6.
SUNNY CORNER FIND. EARLY REPORTS EXAGGERATED. Lithgow, Jan. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
SUNNY CORNER FINDa EARLY REPORTS EXAG. GERATED. Lithgow, Jan 17. The following report has been re ceived from sunny Corner concern ing the new gold discovery :-"The glowing, and, it must be added, exaggerated, report of the new gold find was responsible for a crowd visiting the field on Sunday. Ex perienced miners agree that the dis covery is a rich one as far as -can be judged, but until the shaft has been carried down to a depth and the reef tested along the full length it is impossible to say whether it is likely to develop into anything big.
PROGRESS REPORTS. EDNA MAY CENTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
PROGRESS REPORTS. EDNA MAY CENTRAL. Progress report for week ended 13th January: Development. . Main Shaft.--Sunk 6-ft., making a total of 413 ft.; lode material of no value. No. 3 Level.-New Reef: East drive advanced to 197 ft.; 6 in. wide; value,. 10/. West, drive, hang ing wall reef advanced to 164 ft.; reef 24 in.; value, 45/. No. 1 Level.-South crosscut from No. 3 reef advanced to 172 ft., coun try. No. 3 prospecting drive, in wash, advanced to 175 ft.; value.' 5/. No. 1 south crosscut advanced to 41 ft.; value. 10/. No. 2 north crosscut started from No. 3 prospect ing drive at 118 ft., section B4 ad vanced to 17 ft..; wash 72 in.; value. 25/. No. 3 noioih crosscut nhtatedl from No\ 3 prospecting drive,. at 168 ft.. section A3 advanced 20 ft.; values 10/, and connected with south drive off No. 3 shaft. West cross cult, from south stope, new reef, No. 6 shaft, advanced to 27 ft. in wash; values, 15/. Stopes. No. 3 Level.-New Reef: No. 1 cast stope rise No. 1 east advanced to 10 ...
EDNA MAY G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
EDNA MiAY G.M. ;0. Report for week ended .ianli.iry 13th, 1917:- 150 ft. Level.-Rise on No. v reef to 24 ft. ; value over 2 ft., 12 dwt...... per ton. Vertical rise over soutgh crosscut put up 5 ft,. in c'ountrv rock. Stope "J," value over 9 It.. 7 dwt. per ton. 225 ft. Level.-No. 8 stope, value over 27 ft., 14 dwt.. per ton. No. 9 s?'ope. Value over 9 ft., 40 dwt. per ton. Hanging wall stopes. Value over 6 ft., 13 dwt. per ton. 300 ft. Level.-Winze sunk to 7 ft. in ore averaging 6 dwt. per ton. Stope "B," value over 9 ft., 10 dwt. per ton. Stope "0," value over 15 ft., 22 dwt. ver ton. 385 ft. Level.-Crosscut to 159 ft. In end of level greenstone under lying granite dyke. Small inflow of water from face. Main shaft sunk to 418 ft.
EAST KALGOORLIE GOLDFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
?AST KIALGOORLIE GOLD. FIELD. The Mining Registrar for the East Coolgardie goldfield, Mr. F. W. Spence, reports that during Decem her 95,031 tons of ore were treated for a yield of 46,646.685 oz. fine gold, 23 oz. were dollied, and 11.23 oz. of alluvial were obtained. The out put of silver for the month was 22 358.14 oz ýlhe gold ?returns &?T last year are as follow: - East Coolgardie: 1,278,955 tons treated for 576,076 oz. fine gold, 1218.85 oz. dollied; 178.02 oz. alluvial. Bulong: 41321 tons treated for 1018 oz. fine gold, and 62.88 oz. dollied.
FIRE IN PERTH Perth, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
FIRE IN PERTH Perth, Jan. 15. A fire which broke out in the office of Herbert Hocking, situated in the Royal Insurance Company's ]uidings, St. George's Terrace, on Sunday, was smartly extinguished by the Metropolitan. Brigade. The ire appears to have orignated in a compartment contaiuing papers, ca which it had gained a thorough hold when the. brigade arrived. The blaze was extinguished ,by means of first-aid appliances, the damage be ing .manost. entirely confined '.oi he papers.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
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DISCHARGED DISABLED SOLDIERS Melbourne, Jan. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
DISCHAQ__ DISABLED 'O8L. .S Melbo.urnoe Jan. 17. As the result of a conference be' 4'w en "Senator Pearce, 'the Minisns?er fodr Defenoe, the Federal Treastrer, M r .lPoynton,- the Director-General .for Medical . Service;. Surgeon Gen;eral Fetheiston an?i the 8ecre tary af the Treas'ury, Mr. :Colliiis, improved mmeDhods of dealing widr ithree classes. of ?person.s dischariged from .thel Australian Imperial Forcea are to be intradurced. Thes~e three ol?,ses are entil cases,. consump-in tives, and persons who .have. hen rhyscally. diajbled and who, while r.-ot requiring 'hospil.l t. rea-tment, are in need of. attentio,. 'In making the annoounoen eut to d,?r, the Minisýter for l)cfenee sa:i ; ".We considerd t.he wues'i..; in rie gard to ?aohel &lt;,f t di three classes of -mein, and decided that hile .itv N s uride.sirable that they shi) 1T rcemai'n' in. the Australian Im:perial For.ee,. it wvou.'d be oviriously. i.unsufficient .to give t.hem .merely.. penrcon and to birn them a...
FAREWELL TO SOLDIERS ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
FAREWELL 10 SOLDIERS ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. The Kalgoorlie Town Hall was crowded to overflowing on Sunday afternoon on the occasion of the usual entertainment in honour of departing soldiers.. The Mayor of Kalgoorlie, Mr. H. W. Davidson. occupied the chair, and on the plat form with him were the Bishop of Kalgoorlie (Dr. Golding Bird) and the Mayor of Boulder (Mr. . Bes, ton). Mr. Davidson delivered an excel lent opening address,. placing stress on the fact that Germany. who for many years had sawed the seed of frightfulness, was now reaping its horrors. In conclusion, he hoped victory for the allies would be won before the end of the present year. (Applause.) The Bishop. in %hc course of a stirring speech, said that they did not come there simply to enjoy a concert or to collect funds. I'ri marily they came to say good-bye, and, secondly, to remember. why those lads were going; and he was going to suggest that they should farewell departing soldiers with a welcome to those that ha...
NORSEMAN NOTES Norseman, Jan. 12. Dundas Roads Board. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
NORSEMAN NOTES Norseman, Jan. 12. Dundae Roads Board. The monthly meeting of the Dun das Roads board was held on the 9th inst., when the chairman, Mr. A. J. Hill, presided, and there were also present;-Messis. E. W. Rum ble and R. T. Griflith. Apologies were received from Messrs. A. Tonkin, J. M. O'Neill, and J. Graves. In response to a circular letter from the Children's Hospital, Perth, it was decided to co-operate with the municipal council in the matter. of collections locally. It was decided that the Under Secretary for Public Works be in formed that the board did not favour the suggestion of the Roads Board Association that it should, in all cases, act as an intermediary be tween the various roads boards and the department. W'he secretary was Instructed to nidvertise that proceedings world be taken to recover all bii8du rates?; also that cart and dog licences were now due, and that the electoral rolls for 1917 could bl inspected at the f5cq of the bo rde . S of the beere dry o...
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION THE ROLL OF HONOUR WEST AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES. Perth, Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
AUSTRALIANS IN AC ION THE ROLL OF HONOUR WEST AUSTRALIAN CASUAL TIES. Petr t Jan. 15. Subjoined is the 264th list of casu alties among West Australian troops with the A.I.F.: WEST AUSTRALIA. 3DEATHS.. Privates E. McGregor, Minnievale died of illness, previously reported dangerously ill; J. P. Grant, Bruns wick, killed in action. ,WOUNDED. Corporal E. C. Goldring, Eng land, severely, previously reported wounded; Privates A. W. Patience, Geraldton, severely, previously re ported wounded; J. A. Glover, Boulder City ; Sapper C. Mansfield, Perth ; Private F.- E. Robinson, Subiaco, severely, previously report ed wounded and dangerously ill; Sergeant P. Mahon, Woolgar, se verely, previously reported wound ed, second occasion; Privates T. L. Henzell, North Perth, severely, pre viously. reported wounded; J. Thompson, Scotland, second occa sion, severely, previously reported returned to duty; J. Watson, Subi aco, and returned to duty ; A. U. Wing, Midli.d Junction. and return ed to duty; A. C...
WILSON GOVERNMENT'S EXTRAVAGANCE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
WILSON GOVERNMENT'S EXTRAVAGANGE The Wilson Governmaent's esti mates were mostly passed throughI Ithe Legislative Assembly during an all-night sitting. The immense and •unwarranted increases in expendi ture that they contained, were' passed with but few objections. The members were too tired anmd sleepy to work; the press gave practica ly no report of the pro oeedings, Fand consequently the many items of increased expelndi tlure got throuzgh al?mst without protest. In the case of the Legie lative Council the estimates were ,thrown on the table and passed through all their stages in less than a quarter of an hour, despite the protests of a few members, who pointed out that they did not get timne to even glance at them before they we-re required to agree to fthem. It is only now that the Centhralisation Government in five monthis, has spent the enormous sum. of £433,000 more than its in come, that the public have begun to realise thatb, despite the war the Sresent Ministry is the most...
WESTONIA ROADS BOARD Westonia, Jan. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 23 January 1917
WESTONIA POAOS BOARD Westonia, Jan. 17. Tgesday evening's meeting of the We toni? Roads Board was attend ýd by the chairman, Mr. John Els bury, and Messrs. T. Delbridge, B. Stone, C. H. Gledhill. and Mr. A. Riddle, secretary to the board and inspector under the Board of Health. Pr. J.Meadonald Allen and Mr. -rank Morgan were absent from the district, and forwarded written apologies for non-attendance. Several important items were discussed, the most important, as far as residents are concerned, be ing the arrangements recently en tered into by members of t Me Medi cal Fund Committee with the prin cipal mhedipal officer relative to the erection of urgently required hos pital wards, dispensary and morgue, and the standing of the board in its etforts to obtain fire brigade protec tion. Finality in regard to the negotiations for important provisions r?a growing towvn is now within sight, The fencing of the local cemetery is lo . to arranged next ponth r tbs ewil be a decided rte, a ulic...