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THE YANBANOOKA ESTATE ITS ADMINISTRATION. Perth, Jan. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
THE YANAN OOKA ESTATE ITS ,ADMINISTRATION. Perth, Jan,. 28. No permanent .appo?tmnent of a .uccessor to Mr. H. E . . 'Lee .'Steere s. manage 'of the Yandanooka Es tate has yet -been. made. The eu tate ti to be teanporarily admni tored by- Mr. Jom Rohaion, of the 4nds .Depa?tment, in.con]unotio w!Eb his other dnties, and Mr. E. .L Qo g, mana aer of the Gov rnament A, ires at RobsA' Jetty. wipl, in additipo to. Jis other woi* look after the brmging down - attle.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
knows ow liable the skin is to suffer from disfiguring blotches and eruptions; and how liable it, is, also, to get cut and hurt in all conditions of life-at home,' at work and at. play. There Isn't a woman in thie home, or a man in the street, but s: ZAM-BUK. BALM to-day or ti4. morrow. It may be to check asand dea ouslaught of skin dlsea , heralded by on Itching rash or ' gameed swelling perhaps to Soot and heat a ansty cut Ir burtb manove an unsightly pim1.e or sor 'to strengthtn a sprained it, Srub out" a pain. Po o teIi? thlugs there's nothing I .ke 1.... ' i .,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
KALGOORLIE MAN SPEAKS, "".Every-Picture 11 Y Fells a Story." Do YOU get pains in the Loins and Back? Gravel ? Dropsical Swellings? Rheumatism? Kidney and Bladder Trouble is Serious! Backache Cured. Bacache s generally misundestood. Backache Cured. Many people neglect it because they believe it to be muscular weaikness Mr. E, Faulkner, carrier, 1105 Edgar Street, due to overwork, So they wait for it Kalgoorlie, says :--" At times I was so bad to pass off. with backache that I could scarcely move. I But when backache do not pas am a carrier, and have a lot of heavy lifting Buff we know that the pain omet as to do, and this ailment seriously hampered of, we know that tle pain come me at my work. I tried evecral remedies and from the kidneys, which lie beneath consulted doctors, but might as well have the back saved my money, as nothing gave me ease. It is a warning, and it is a serious However, I found there was a cure for back- warning, for when the kidneys are ache-Down's Backache Ki...
KONDINNIN-MERREDIN RAILWAY. Perth, Jan. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
KONDINNIN-MERREOIN RAILWAY. Perth, Jan. 26. A deputation waited upon the Premier, Mr. Wilson, to-day, with reference to the ex~tension of the Kondinnin railway northwards to Merredin. The Premier said they had al ready got authority to extend the line from Kondinnin northwards, and they could proceed with that work immediately. It had been the intention of the Government 'to call for public tenders for this work early this year in accordance with: the avowed policy of the Govern ment. There was, however, a. diffi culty hn connection with rails and fadtenings. If the Government de cided to abandon the principle ot calling public tenders in this in stance, on account of expediency, the work would be started forthwith? He would bring the matter before the Cabinet on Monday. The only difficulty that stood in the way was the lack of material and labour. He thought that they could .dt over the former, as when he visisted the eastern States he asked them to get. our contract' fixed as soon...
STATE-CONTROLLED MEDICAL SERVICE London, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
STATE-CONTfOLLEO MEBICAL SERVICE " London, Dec. 14. a Sate-controlled medical service for the nation is one of the possi-' bilitie f .a .prolongation of the iwar-, The profe~slon is etready canvaesing' the prospects .of asfe such iner-, mention. At preien a qualified man may purchase a practice or en ter a partneorsip anywhere. 1' may, if he chooses, set up his door plate in any locality, and cast about to make a new practice for himself. The result, in peace time was that some districts, chiefly the poorer ones, were under-doctored while the more pleasant localities had some times more than a full complement. tWhen the war brought demands for many medical officers for the na.vy and army, the strain on the men left in practice among the civilians be came severe. "The public will certainly have to take an interest in the matter of its doctors," said Dr. Cotc, medical secretary to the British Medical] Association, to a press representa tive. "The problem is one of grow ing intensity. ...
PROFITABLE SHIPPING INVESTMENTS London, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
PKiFII2AULE SHIPPICIG IVEST MENTS London, Dec. 14. What may probably be regarded as the individual shipping invest ment which has yielded the largest profit during the war has just come to the knowledge of the London market. A few years ago a British steamer which had stranded on the South American ocast was sold, as she lay, to neutrals for £1500. The purchasers had her refloated and repaired, and employed her in trade. She has now been resold for£320,000, being 200 times the price paid for her as a wreck. This yield takes no account of the cost of salving and repairing her, but presumably these expenses would have been amp'y covered -by her earnings sinee she was salved, including two years cif extremely high freights. The present price" merely represents the current value of tonnage. Although it would be difficult to find a case to compare with the handsome return on this speculative investment of a few years ago, large profits are known to have been rea lised by Scandinavian own...
KANOWNA Kanowna, Jan. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
KANOWNA Kanowna, Jan. 22. The continued dry weather is proving very serious to cattle own. era in this locality. It is reported on all sides that cattle are dying rapidly. Those in good condition appear to be more seriously affeot- ed by the dry feed than poor stock. One owner has lost over 30 head lately. and it is estimated that £1000 worth of stock has perished within the last few weeks in this ima mediate neighbourhood. The Gov- '. ernment dam has not previously been so low. It is urged that any further drain upon it should be dis allowed, as it ts the only supply for mines and residents in the event of a break in the supply from Kal goorlie. Some years ago fish were put in the dam, and are now numerousu but the emptying of the dam would mean their end. The water at Bullock Holes is re ported to have quite given out Ready's is also very low, so thbt travellers will be inconvenienced on Kurnalpi-road, and the questiol of an early rainfall is a matter bo great moment. Municipal Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
Contains all that is worth knowing about All Mining Enterprises. BEST LONDON MININ( PAPER. unbscription (post paid to Aus. tralia), 6/6 per annum. Specimen copy sent on receipt of post-card. Offices: 37 Walbrook, "London, E.-0. 'Telegraphic Address: Aurlmino.
WHEN YOUR NERVES ARE SHAKY [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
WHEN YOUR NERVE$ ARE SHA ! Whatever medication, whateveC. renewed strength and vigor can hb imparted to the nerves must reach them through the blood. Dr. Wili liams' Pink Pills are a uervinm tonic, but they act on the nerves through the blood, enabling the blood to carry to the nerves the ele ments needed to build them up. Neuralgia, eciat~ia, sick headachi and a number of more severe newr one troubles are properly, treate4 by building up the blood with Dcr, Williams' Pink Pills, and are ofte* entirely correoted in, this way, If you are: nervous you can help yourself by refusing to worry, bb, taking proper rest, sleep.and vaoa.k tions, by avoiding excesses .and by. taking out-of:doai. eieicise. Fot medicine take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, the non-alcoholic tonic. Sufierers from nervous disordert, who have been taking treatsmeo without benefit, should investigat? the tonic method. Write tp-day to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Sydney, for the booklet, "Diseases of the Nervous System....
AUSTRALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR REPORT FROM RED CROSS. Melbourne, Jan. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
AUSTRALIAN PRISONERS OF WAR I- - REPORT FROM RED CROSS. Melbourne, Jan. 23. The Minister for Defence. Senator Pearce, has received a report from the secretary of the Australian Red Cross Commissioners relative to Australian prisoners of war in Ger many and Turkey. 'there are 840 prisoners of war scattered over 25 different camps. Communication with Germany is very slow, and unfortunately much time elapses before food parcels commence to arrive. A parcel of food (price about 5/8),is sent weekly from England to each prisoner, whilst bread and cheese to the value of about 2/9 is sent weekly from Berne. In addition 100 cigarettes and half a pound of tobacco are sent fortnightly, whilst a large parcel of underclothing, tobacco, etc., is sent to each new name received. Blankets are forbidden for the pre sent. As far as can be learnt, there are 108 men in the different camps in Turkey and Asia Minor and their conditions are not as bad as in Germany, Parcels of food and tobacco are sent for...
IMPRESS G.M. CO. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
EMPRESS G.M. CO. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. Heavy wages costs are reported by the Empress Gold Mines, No Liability, Mount Magnet, West Aus tralia, for the half-year ended'Nov ember 30 last. The cyst of bat -tery feeding alone in wages was 2/9.13 per ton, and the total wages for surface hands averaged 12/1.13. In addition, miners' wages cost 13/2.32, the total wages cost being £1 5/3.45 per ton. The mine mana "ger, Mr. W. J. Rickard, points out that. while the wage for surface hands seems excessive, it is the low est possible amount in the circum stances. He adds that it wound cost very little more if the &lt;~z.mpany had double the milling power, and, at his suggestion, the directors have purchased an additional five-head mill. Areturn of 702 oz. 11 dwt. smelted gold, valued at £2828, an i average of 28/6 per ton, was obtain ed from 1981 tons crushed. Shaft sinking is to be resumed, and it is proposed to sink 85 ft. befkre open ing out on the ore body disclosed in the south winze. ...
EDNA MAY G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
EDXA M?AAY- G.M. An important development fhas occurred in the.Edna May mine. Quartz has been 'bored into .by a machine drill in the, crosscut, 185 ft. east-north-east. at the: 385 ft. level.. There is an increased flow of water from the drill hole. Pan pro speects of the quartz are favourable. The width .or value will not.be. an nounced until the ore body has been -ctually cut. -It is .most :probably the footwall of- the main Edna.lode. Melbourne. Ja. -23. Interest in the operationst in: the crosscut at the 385 ft. level in the Edna May mine was deepened by the receipt of the following tele gram from the general manager, Mr. M. -T. "Williams:--"Crosecut has Ibeen extended to 183 ft. from the shaft. The end of the croascut is now' through the granite dyke. The country rock is greenstone. This indicates that the en'd of the crosscut is on the footwall of the lode. The good prospects previous j.y reported were obtained from the end of the. advanced drill 'hole; which is above and in z...
WESTONIA GOLDFIELD Westonia, Jan. 20. Warden's Court. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
WLBSTONIA GOLDFIWEL4. Westlonia, Jan. 20, Warden's Court. lginifig and general-court business for the month of January at We6t onma fhas been listed for Tuesday, the 30th i inst. The oourt will be ptesided over by Mr. W. A. G. Walter, AIM. -Mr. Calai,?lini, who presided at t'dhe last sitting of the court, will be engaged conductting a special commission of inquiry at Wyndhanm. The Tremd.of the Recfts. For a lengthy period opinion hals • been very much divided regarding the strike of the various reefs en countered in the main ore channel exploited by the various comnpanies comprising the Edna VMay group. Undoubtbedly the bulk of the ore bodies have a north-west south- ca-st strike, but it; has for a lengthy period been ,conteonded by many ex Sisrien'ed mining i~. e tha aft seies of *ner'-eaist 'abTh-wawt on -bodies jtyantionred;.with-thei : taenhasvriae ore bodies. and that in sAl probability due to these iunctioe.s the large bodies of gold-bearing ore occurred on the Edna May and pa...
THE NEW BODDINGTON [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
THE NEW BODDINGTON The manager of the New Bodding, ton gold mine reports under date January 19: SMain Shaft.--Sunk a further dis tance of 2 ft., making a total below the 200) ft. level of 118 ft. Timber ing- a further distance of 20 ft, mak ing a total of 85 ft. Timbering be low the 300 ft. level 10 ft., total 10 ft. Both compartments have been skidded to the 300 ft. level; :300 ft, Level,-Crosscut east .driven a distance :of 17- I, makinj? a total of- 1ig ft,, -:fron.c centre 'of shaft. -Crsscut (rest .driven a distance of i7 ft., making a -ltotal. distance of 19 ft. from centre of shaft. 200 ft,. LeveL-Have one ma chine stoping on Kearnan's lode; stoping"24 ft. x a ft. x 4 ft.? Mill.--Started running -one :shift on. 8th Inst.; have had various ,top pages, but think adjustments.. now made, and anticipate running con tinuously to the end of the month.
Y.M.C.A. MILITARY WORK SKETCHES FROM THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
T,M.CI.A, MILITARY H ORK SKETCHES FROM THE FRONT. The following sketches give a sug Festion of Y.M.C.A., work in a hut in a village within a very few miles of the front line, where the condi tions are as different from those of the great base camps as those are. from home work. Picture a long, dimly-lighted hut, i with a queue of khaki-clad men stretching right back to the door, I and often beyond. The lights have 1 been a problem all night, and at last the primitive candle has come to, its own. In the dimness may be. made out flags and other efforts of decoration. For four hours the queue has continued, constantly re newed in spite of the strains of a concert from the adjoining marquee. where some 600 men roar ready ap plause. At the. end of the hut three figures-two of whom are in Y.M.C.A. uniform-toil at the top of their speed without paush, save for the all-too-brief space needed to refill the urn. The cups of tea r.".-. i" a- evnir' sehderm fa.l h.- ]-'w V tlcliWsnc L and rfeF....
ON A "FLEET MESSENGER" LETTER FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
SON A "FLEET MESSENGER" LETTER FROM THE MEDITER RANEAN. An initeresting glimpse of oondi tions in the Mediterranean is con tained in the folbowing letter from Mr. W. M. Flockhart, formerly of Boulder, to the Rev. E. G. Pe.iher kck: "I was fortunate enougth to be engaged as second-lieutenant on board a steamer which is called the "Fleet Messenger." Our head quarters are at Port Said but we are more often here (Alexandria) than there. We sail from here to various islands in the Mediterra nean, the names of which I had better not mention. Suffice to say, sometimes we have 30 hours' run, and at others from 30 to 80. I had no idea there were so many islands in the Mediterranean. and some of them are large. The last one we were at had a natural harbour of 150 acres or so. There were 30 vessels there at the time, arnd a few of them large-sized bait tlesliips, British, French, Russian and Italian. Living as you are, you can have no idea of how the allied countries are carrying on the scrap....
STATE BATTERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
STATE BATTERIES. The following is a list of crushings at the State batteries for the week. ended January 20 t Black Range.-Faughl-a-Balla, 42 tons for 18 oz. 17 dwt. ; Black Range Pinnacles, 31 tons for 8 oz. 17 dwt..; P.A., 68 tons for 31 oz. 14 dwt. 12 gr. ; Black Range Pinnacles, 32:tons for 22 oz. 16 dwt. P.A.. 14 tons for 6 oz. 14 dwt.; Black Range Pinna. ales, 18 tons for 18 oz. 3 dwt.; P.A, 22 tons for 13 oz. 15 dwt. Leonora.-Optimistic, 5 tons for I oz. 10 -dwt.; P.A., 161 tons for 2 jz. 5 dwt . Ping Pong, 42 tons for 12 oz. 4 dwt. Mt. Egerton.-P.A. 170, 14 tons for 6 oz. 5 dwt:; The Dorothy, 34 tons for 29 oz. 3 dwt. Total, 8281 tons for 172 oz. 3 dwt; 12 gr.
VICTORIAN MINING INDUSTRY. "STAGGERING INCREASE INCOSTS." [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
VICTORIAN ,INING INDUSTRY. "STAGGERING INCREASE IN COSTS." The president of the Victorian Chamber of Mines, Mr. E. C. I)ys son, in the course of a review of last year's operations, and- a~ forecast said -recently, as an explanation of the existing .depression, that for 60 years the cost' of labour and of material has been practically sta tionary, or with a downward ten dency, and the gradual improvement in mechanical effidiency- had kept pace with the increasing cost of min ing at greater 'depths. Since 1912, however, wages the principal item of expenditure, had increased nearly ho per cent., and the a4t of most materials had increased proportion ately. Were It not for,.a certain fasemination which the very uncer tainty of mining results had for many, the result of such a stagger ing increase in costs, without an opportunity.. of "passing it on," would naturally have been either to stop the industry or to lead to greater efficiency being sought. But as a low fiMciency paid when a mi...
GT. UNKNOWN G.M. A FAVOURABLE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
GT. UNKNOWX G.M.. ID. the course of a special report on the Great Unknown mine at Marda. inar ..Mt. Jackeon. over which the Edna May Junction O?. has taken a six months' option, Mr John MacDeanmotb writes: The property under review cor rises two .24-are leases adjoining, fr own as Great Unknown and Great nknown North, ,?umbered respec. tively 2053 anr 2971. Tiend of reef ' north-west t30 degrees magnetic .,beaing the dip no therly 80 de rees being only 10 off vertial. SDevepment of above leases has been centered on lease 2053, upon .thihi has been sunk on the reef two main shfts 77 it. apart, from Which three levels extend in both directions on peel, No. 1 being at 8B ft., the distance driven being 136 ft. north and. 60 .ft. south; reef .oped to surface with exception of blocks left in .to secure the shafts. No. 8- being at 117 ft, north 4rivS extended 27 ft., ree in face 20 in. ; good values. South drive 35 ft.,. reef 30 in. ; good values. No. " or bottom level depth 147 ft he pros...