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THE MARAROA G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
THE MARAOA G.M. CO, The following report was received from the manager of the above company yesterday: No. 7 Level North.-North inter mediate drive: North drive hasi been advanved 43 ft., total 910 ft.; 'average width of reef 32 in., aver age value 20/. No. 1 Aalen rise ad vanced 10 ft., .total 49 ft.., holed ithrough to No, 6 Level north; reef 48 ini., value 20/, No. 6 Level North.-North drive has been advanced 14 ft., total 826 ft.; a?ei'age width of reef 74 in., :o footwall ana no' hanging wall 'show ing; oLverage value 60% No. 5 rio. hbs b-see advaned 21 ft., t 4S ft.; averaLge width of roe! 53 in., average value -50/.
WESTONIA GOLDFIELD. IMPROVED MINING OUTLOOK. Westonia, Jan. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
WESTONIA GOLDFIELD. IMPROVED MINING OUTLOOK. Westonia, Jan. 26. A distinct improvement in the min ing outlook has occurred during the past week. The opening up of pay able stone at the 385 ft. level at the ~Ena May mine is naturally an im portant matter to the many hun dreds of people directly and indi rq stly concerned. . Another matter of interest is the fact that the samp lizjg of the Pertha. M. is reported e have proved satisfactory. Mr. Vijlliam H. Collins, the Westonia nanager for the Edna May Junction C~o., states that there is every pro Sability of his company starting ork on the lease at an early date. L cheering episode is the purchase outright of the Hill End property, five miles due west of Westonia townsite. Development work at the Edna May, the Central. Edna May Dee p Level, Consolidated, Grenfých 'Proprietary, Battler, and several of the syndicate-owned properties is of an encouraging nature, and as a consequence Wdstonia folk are optimistic respecting the future of t...
GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK Perth, Jan. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
COVERNMENIT SAYINGS PANK Perth. J?a. 24. The annual report covering tie operations of the Government Say ings Bank for the year ending Jun? 30, 1916, was presented to Parlia ment yesterday. From this it ap pears that the total amount at the credit of depositors on June 30 was £4,611,590 as against £4,051,822 at the beginning of the year. The withdrawals exceeded the deposits in each of the first eight months of the year, July to February, the excess of the withdrawals for the period, totalling £268,453 17/2, an average of £33,557 per month. But a distinct and gratifying recovery was recorded for the March-June period, during which the excess of deposits over withdrawals amounted to £86,808, an average of £21,702 per month. Interest credited to depositors for the year amounted to £1471014. as against £130,177 for the previous year. The interest allowed to depositora was at the rate of 31 per cent. on sums of from £1 to £500. and 3 per cent. on sums in excess of £500 up to £1000. For ...
AGRICULTURAL ROYAL COMMISSION Perth, Jan. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
ACRICULTURAL ROYAL COMMISSION ·--0-~---- Perth. Jan. 22. The Royal Commission on Agri cultural Indus.tr is sat to-day, when several officers of the Waiter Supply Department were examined. P. V. O'Brien, engineer for gold f:elds areas, gave evidence regard ing the water supply issuing from the principal 80 in. main under his control arlng pipe-line extensions through the agricultural areas lying adjacent to the route of the princi pal main. He pointed out that inas. much as the Mundaring scheme ha?k not come unde4. his conltrol uQJA? 1912, he had been concerned in tbh actual construdtion of the exhtepsions only since that date, amounting in all to some fifty miles. The water was o-iginally supplied to settlkrs under the guarantee system, under which the cost to the settteer was 2/ p'r 1000 gallons. and the settler paid 10 per cent. on the cost of the service. The department claimed that the State received nothing for this water, which was supplied free of cost at the 30 in. main. Spe...
NORSEMAN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Norseman, Jan. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
HORSEMAlN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Norseman, Jan. 23 The ordinary meeting of the Norseman Municipal Council was held yesterday, when the Mayor. Mr, J. R. Scholey, presided over Cra. Macmillan Mathers. Mersla,. and Johns. It was decided that the officer in charge of water supply, Mr. Trot ter, be again requested to have the drain ethoss Talbot-street, near th Masonit Hall, make passable Ifr traffic. A letter was received from Nr. J. T. Guy, the Country Fire Bri gade's representative on the Fire Brigades Board, stating that he was bringing the question of the local water .supply for fire-fighting pu r poses under the notice of the board. The Mavor was appointed the council's representative on the so! diers' welcome committee. Committees for the current, year were elected as follow:-XWorks: Crs. Macmillan, Johns, Baird. and Merson. Finance: The Mayor, and Crs. Crossing and Mathers. The financial s. tement showed that the bank balance on January 8 was £6 618, and that 2/6, bicycle licence fee...
RIVERINA SOUTH G.M. CHAIRMAN OF DIRECTORS' STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
RIVERINA SOUTH G.M. CHAIRMAN OF DIRECTORS' STATEMENT. The calls will be heavy, for we have to develop the mine and, at the same time, erect the plant, the ohairman of directors, Mr. R. MI. Turner, informed shareholders at the half-yearly meeting of the Riverina. South G.M. Co. to-day. Mr. Turner went on to say that those shareholders who would see this ex penditure through would in his opin ion, be amply rewarded. i He and Mr. Sutherland, a fellow director, visited West Australia in Novem ber for' tihe purpose of settling oni a policy of development and pur chasing a plant, and the machinery they had arranged. for w.ould save the company £3000 or £4000.
WESTONIA GOLDFIELD. MINING WITHIN TOWN AREA. Westonia, Jan. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
IWESTOMIA GOLDFIELI. MINING WITHIN TOWN AREA. Westonia, Jan. 24. A question of. interest has arisen in connection with the recent peg ging of a prospecting area embrac ing several of the business areas in the souithern portion of Westonia townsite. John. Ryan, well-known in the prospecting community, has made application for nine acres as a mining tenement on behalf of various townsmen and himself. The owner of --the - business- block, otn which Mr. Ryan proposed boring and ultimately sinking a shaft, oheerfully granted the prospector permission to occupy a portion of the business area formining pur p.oses, but it has been found that notwithstanding the owner's willing. nets to allow the prospector to pro ceed, a great ma?ny time-wasting formaliities had to be gone through. The Mines Department's local. re presenfiative is not vested with -the powers of a mining registrar, and preliminary business in connection with mining applications has to be transacted through the Registrar's of...
PROGRESS REPORTS. IVANHOE GOLD CORPORATION [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
PROGHESS REPORTS. IVANHOE GOLD CORPORATION Progress report 'of mining opera tions for period ending November 15, 1916: 1010 ft. Level.-East lode, east branch: North drive in section 5 was extended 33 ft., total 332 ft. from main east crosscdit, in broken lode material assaying 8/3 per ton. Width taken 5 ft. 6 in. 1203 ft. Level.-New lode: South drive in section 15 was advanced. 38 ft., total 650 ft. from main east crosscut, in ore having assay value of 16/1 per ton for width of drive 5 ft. 1371 ft. Level.-New lode: South drive in section 9 was extended 36 ft., total 112 ft. from main east crosscut, in ore averaging 27/2 per ton over width taken out by drive, 5 ft. 3620 ft. Level.-West crosscut from main shaft in section 8 was started and driven 17 ft. in country ass?aying traces. Progress report of mining opera tions for period ending Noveiber 30, 1916: 707 ft. Level.-Boulder lode: -North drive in section 8 was started Sfrom main east crosscut at 400 ft. from shaft and opposite the ...
EDNA MAY DEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
EDNA MAY DIEEP. Report to January 23.-Shaft sunk 6 ft.; total, .23 ft. below level. Just fired out in bottom of shaft. Dyke has reached hanging wall of reef; little quartz showing; value, about 30 dwt. Dyki material is of lower valu&, and- worth about 5 dwt. Hanging wall of .dyke has turned verinc? lly downwaords. Main shaft advanoed 4 ft. northwards; Value, ,boa 6 dwL?,
LEONORA GOLD BLOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
LEONORA GOLD BLOCKS. Report for week ending January 19-. 200 ft, Level.-East.' drive aid va.nced to 156 ft. Face asays 34/ over a width of 66 in. 300 ft. Level.-East drive ad vanced to 137 ft.. Face assays 48/, over a widrili of 42 in. 400 ft. Level.-At 95 ft. east of shaft, 10 tone of ore was broken from backs; average assay value 70/ over a width of $O in. Surface.-From the ore bin 400 cubic feet. rook excavated. Plant.-flalaace, of gas engine ar rived at, the mine this week.
ADELAIDE ENTERPRISE G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
ADELAIDE ENTERPRISE G.M. Report to January 4:-Extended drive - from .bottom -of main" shaft 9 ft. and holed through to drive' off winze towards shaft, making total 21 ft. driven from shaft to connect winze. Have "laid down flat sheet and rails, and ormpleted one shoot in 32 ft. from shaft. When other shoots are completed should be able' to draw a bigger percentage of ore than I am now winning from between -the 140 and bottom levels. During -the past moith I have only been ab'e to diaw a very little 'from the bott,:m level, just what has been. broken in development. A breakage in one of the parts of the engine caused two days' stouuage. Plant now working well."
LIQUOR AND TOBACCO LAWS Perth, Jan. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
LIlUO_ AND TOBACCO LAWS Perth, Jan. 24. The second reading debate on the Sale of Liquor and Tobacoo Bill was resumed in the Aesembly to day. Messrs. Thomson, Nairn, and W. D. Johnson supported the bill,which was read the second time on the voices, and taken into committee. On clause 3, "Dealings by gallon licences to be recorded, and books, etc., to be produced," Mr. Taylor asked if gallon licences could be lone 'away with without amending thle principal Act The Minister : No. Mr. Taylor said he would like to see the gallon licence, which was a pernicious one, abolished altogether. lie argued that even under the Act grocers would still sell beer as general goods and in quantities of less than a gallon. Mr. Foley argued in favour of the of gallon or grocers' licences. The Attorney-General said the clause was something in the nature of an experiment, and, if- it was not successful, say. in six months, he would advise the Government to bring down a bill for the abolition of gallon or g...
RAILWAY COLLISION Adelaide, Jan. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
I AILWAY COLLIeSIN - Adelaide, Jan. 22. The most serious railway collision that has happened in South Austia lia for some considerable time oc curred at Stockpdrt, a township about 50 miles north of Adelaide, on Friday evening. As the Broken Hill express, travelling from Ade laide to that town, neared Stock port, the train appeared to jump the points, and dashed into a stationary goods train. A number of carriages were severely smashed,- and three engines were also damaged. Seve ral passengers had remarkable es capes; and finally it was found that. thirty-three persons had been in ured; many of them seriously. Mr. M. J. HkgTn, chairman of the Stipendiary Stewards in South Aus tralia, who was on the express on his way to attend a northern race Imeeting, detailed to a reporter an interesting account of the collision. "We left Adelaide," said Mr. Hogan, "in the Broken Hill ex press on Friday afternocn. Every thing went right, and we were run ning up to time, but, just as we were going ...
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STATEMENT BY MR. SCADDAN. Perth, Jan. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
STATEMENT BY MRt. SCAD DAN. Perth, Jan. 22. Questioned regarding the position of the West Australian members in the Federal Parliament, as the re sult of the. decision of the State Executive of the Australian Labour Federation, the Leader of the State Labour partsy,. Mr. Scaddan, said: "It is a, matter between the A.L.F. I organised in this- State and the Federal members, resulting.from their past actions, and therefore does not come within my purview as Leader of-the State Labour party. The action of the members of that party in adoveoting conscription or .otherwise, according to their indi .vidual convictions, has been endors ed by the State executive as being within their rights, and within the scope of the decision arrived at by the State Labour Congress. There is,; therefore, no necessity for me to make any comment."
TROTTING. KALGOORLIE-BOULDER CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
TOTIIR T'IG. KALGOORLIE-BOULDER CLUB. "There was a good attendance at the postponed meeting of the Kal goorlie-Boulder Trotting Club last night. The track was in good order, fields werle fairly large, and the sport proved interesting. An in quiry was opened into the inconsis tent running of British Queen, and adjourned until to-night. The stewards also questioned the run ning .~a Dorrie Cleve, that inquiry aieo being adjourned. The run ning of IlliUawa was also the sub ject of an inquiry, and, after hear ing the explanations of the parties concerned, the stewards, advised them not to start the horse again until it was in better racing condi tion. In the Local Handicap a protest was lodged against the win ner, Joe, con the ground of wrong entry, the inquiry being adjourned. The following were the results: THIRD DIVISION One mile and a half. Alice, 220 yds. bhd. (Gleeson) ... 1 Osterley K., 255 yds. bhd. (Green) ... . ..... . 2 Lady Bird, 190 ycs, bhd. (Fuller ton) ... ..... ............
TUDOR PARTY TO MEET. Geelong, Jan. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
'TUDOR PARTY TO MEET. Geelong, fan. 2e. The Prime Minister, Mr. Eusglheo interviewed at Geelong this evenin& . said that he had received a re to his letter to Mr. Tudor vin? him to confer with himself and "'r,; Gook on the subject of forming 0 National Government. Mr. Tudor. in his letter said thai he would caU a, meeting'df his' prty sore6. time before Parliament -assem. bled, when Mr. Hlughes pproposald would be considered. There was n indication in the letter as to ?a~e the party meeting would be held. ' Beyond announoing the reo?elip 6, Mr. :Tudior's letter, the Prime Minis ter declined to make any .Pemmem