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GALLIPOLI HERO AT POZIERES [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
GALLIPOLI HERO AT POZIERES Private James Williams, whose death from wounds has since been reported, wrote to his parents from somewhere in France, on August 3:— "Our brigade, with another, was selected to take Pozieres, a village near Albert, on the Somme. We were brought to Albert, and remain- ed there a day or two before going up to the line. Whilst there, we had the opportunity of going over the ground where the Tommies made their great advance on July 1. The whole place was a veritable sham- bles, and the ground, which look- ed as though a million volcanoes had been in action, was littered with British and German equip- ment, smashed machine guns, and here and there a corpse, that the burial parties had missed. The only semblance of trenches out of what once must have been a maze, was a German dug-out, 30 or 40 feet deep, timbered, and with sleeping quarters. "The Tommies must have suffered terribly, as the ground is sloping, and Fritz had converted every hillock into a fort, bu...
IMMUTABLE FACTS OF MASCULINE NATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
IMMUTABLE FACTS OF MASCULINE NATURE. Miss Rebecca- West writes in the "Star" a lively article on the pre posed work of women in the Na tional Mission. "The real danger of working for the enfranchisement of women was that after a short experience of con troversy one came to the conclusion that a much more urgent and neces sary step was the disenfranchise ment of men," she says." "Men obey their hearts rather than their heads. They are moved in argument rather by their preju dices than by any passion for just &nbsp; tice. But in the last two years one had forgotten, in gra.titude to ori defenders, these sad and iimmutable facts of -masculine natia:e. "Now, however, we have been' forcibly reminded of them during the last-few weeks by a controversy which has brought a little of -the heat of the prize ring into the A it glican Church. - "It is :pecularly unfortunate thatl. this dispersion of the calm.and sanw tifled atmosphere which we woul:i like to have maintained throughout th...
SOUTH BOULDER SCHOOL DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
SOUTH BOULDER SCHOOL DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES. The South Boulder State School was Friday the scene of great excitement, the occasion being the annual distribution of prizes and a children's plain and fancy dress ball. The main hall was decorated with flags, and everything possible was done to bring about a pleasant evening. During the evening the Mayor of Boulder, Mr. Beston, unveiled a roll of honour containing the names of 60 lads who at one time at tended the school and are now on active service. The distribution of prizes was then proceeded with, Mr. D. Dick (chairman of the School Board) making the presentations. The re cipients of Lady Barron's prizes were : First Infants: Stella Williams and Hubert Daws. Third Infants: Millie Ilari and George Kepps. First Standard: Marjorie Oates and Charles Embury. Second Standard: Queenie Lor- dinnick and Thomas Lord. Third Standard: Winnie Milner and Steve Paul. Fourth Standard: Winnie For- tune and Stan. Wearing. Fifth Standard: Robert Murr...
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION Perth, Dec. 3. TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY-FIFTH CASUALTY LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION Perth, Dec. 3. TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY- FIFTH CASUALTY LIST. The 456th list of casualties among West Australians in the A.I.F., in which the men whose rank is not mentioned are private soldiers, is as followa: WEST AUSTRALIA. KILLED IN ACTION. Dvr. J. Young, Scotland; J. D. Wells, Manly, N.S.W., previously reported missmg. DIED OF WOUNDS. M. L. Higgins, England previous ly reported wounded and missing; Bergt.. H. Dona dson, South Bun bury, previously reported wounded; W. Scott, Parkerville, previously re ported wounded; H. G. Lewis, Jar rahdale, whilst prisoner of war, pre viously reported wounded. MISSING. D. Stuart, Sootland, previously re ported wounded. PRISONER OF WAR. J. A. Henry, West Maitland, Corpl. - Murphy, Ireland, L.-Corpl. - Tubby, England, 0. Anderson, Barrabup, A. B. Cook, Victoria Park, previously reported missing; P. Cahill, West Guildford, and wounded, previously reported pn soner of war; H. J. McMahen, Coolup, Corpl. E. .1. Maxwell, Fre mantle...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
BIRTHS. STONE.-On the 26th November, at Anatole Private Hospital. to Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Stone, of Clancy-street, Boulder--a daugh ter. Both well. RICHARDS.-On the 27th Novem ber, at "Dowlais," 139 Burt-. street, Boulder, to Mr. and Mrs. Griff Richards-a daughter. Both well. PETERSEN.-On 28th November, at 59 Irwin-street, Trafalgar, to Mr. and Mrs. P. Petersen--a son. (Nurse Millward.) DEATHS. JONES (nee Vincent, late of Clunes).-On 1st December, at Malvern, Victoria, Caroline, be loved wife of late Richard Jones, sister of Mr. and Mrs. J. Hunt, 10 -George-street,. Kalgooflie. WOODHAMS.--On the 27th Novem ber, at Kalgoorlie, Lillian Muriel Kate Woodhams, beloved wife of Albert. Woodhams. Gone, but not forgotten. McMARTIN.---On the 26th Novem ber, at St. Peter's, South Aus tralia, Arthur Richard McMartin, beloved husband of Fanny McMar tin, and father of Florrie, Gordon, Clydie, and Ruby. Patient sufferer gone to rest. CRESSEE.-On 30th November, at Nurse Harris' Hospital, Clare mont, ...
ALLEGED CRIMINAL ASSAULT Melbourne, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
ALLEGED CRIMINAL ASSAULT Melboutne, Dec. 10. The police have arrested on Giun bower Island a young man named Joseph Clarke, 22 years of age, on a charge of indecent assault on a schoolgirl. The alleged assault oc curred a week ago, and three con stables have been scouring Gun bower Forest for some days in search of the suspected person. Clarke was discovered by Constable O'Brien at a farmhouse, where he appeared in a starving condition, It appears that the child, when attacked, was going' home from school. She screamed, and the man, becoming scared, ran into the scrub, and, divesting himself of all his clothing, swam a creek and dis appeared into the forest, where he wandered about for a week, his only food being marshmallows and tree roots. When arrested the body was severely sunburned, and he pre sented a haggard and worn-out ap pearance.
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. THE SONS OF GWALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. THE SON?S OF GWALIA. During the month of November the 5o0 stamp mill ran 613 hours and crushed 13,004 tons of ore for a yield of '4777 oz. fine gold valued £20,305.' Expenditure. - Costs.--Mining, per on, 11/1;? treatment, per ton, 5/9; general ex penses, per ton, 1/5; realisation of bullion, per ton, 2d. ; total costs per ton. 18/5. Total working expendi ture, £11,982; total development ex
MARVEL LOCH CRUSHING. Marvel Loch, Dec. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
MARVEL LOCH CRUSHING. Marvel Loch, Dec. 8,. The St. George G.M. Messrs. J. Black, M. Harper, J. Allen and C. H. Andre, holders of the above lease, recently crushed at gowlett's battery 142 loads for a yield over the plates of 108 oz., an average of nearly 14 dwt per load. The ore was obtained in sinking from the main shaft and a winze below the 100 ft. level. The previoue return from this lease aas 215 loads for 748 oz. The Syndicate is still sinking the shaft. Pro Patria G.M. Messrs. Kernick and Kim, of the above lease, cleaned up at How lebt's mill 55 tons for a returp over the plates of 57 oz. 13 dwt. 21 gr., the tailings assaying 4 dwt. 4 gr. per ton. The previous return was 136 tons for 182 oz. 2 dwt. 2 gr. Bohemian G.M. Messrs. Kernick, Kim-and Camp bell have just crushed 50 tons for a yield of 75 oz. 16 dwt. 14 gf., in eluded in the gross returns being 11 oz. 14 dwt.. from magnetings ftom previous crushings. This crushing was broken below the 170 kt. level.
NORSEMAN. Norseman, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
NORSEMAN. Norseman Dec. 6. The State battery is to commence crushing again in the course of a day or two i several fairly large parcels have been broken, and the manager (Mr. F; Lund) is hopeful of a good run until the holidays. It is reported that Dodero Filippo, owner of the Veni Veni Vivi is on good gold, several rich patch&s hav ung lately been unearthed by him, after a long interval of blank work Tle Crown tributers (Whitney and party) cleaned up 94 tons at Raw lings, Bullen, and Rumble's battery last week for a retiurn of 141 oz. 5 dwt. over the plates. The tailings are usually worth over the ounce, and it is expected that they will be up to the average on this oc casion. Rawlings, Bullen and 'Rumble's battery is at present running on a panre from the O.K. tributers (latthiessen Bros. and Williame.
A SERCEANT-MAJOR'S DEATH Albany, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
A SE8CEANT-MAJOR'S DEATH Albany. Dec. 10. Sergeant-Major C. D. McKenzie, of a New Zealand hospital ship, was accidentally drowned in the harbour last night. With five others from the ship, McKenzie spent the even ing visiting Mr. H. Wiley, a friend, ashore. About midnight, they left Wiley's house to go out to the ship by the latter's small motor launch. A heavy sea was running as they left the jetty. When out about twenty yards, three waves came aboard, washing all overboard. In answer to Wiley, all said they could swim; ant with difficulty, the party, with the exception of McKenzie, got to the jetty. McKenzie's body had not been recovered up to a late hour this evening. Deceased was per manently on the staff. Prior to vol unteering he was steward to the Governor of New Zealand.
MISHAP TO STATE STEAMER Perth, Dec. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
MISHAP o0 STATE STEAMER Perth, Dec. 7. The Colonial Secretary to-day re ceived advice that the State steam er Bambra had put in at Geraldton with her bunkers on fire. and that the damage was likely to be serious. An officer of the State Steamship Service has left for Geraldton to go into the matter. The Bambra was making her first return trip north since being docked at Singapore as the result of striking an munchart ed reef near Wyndham.
MURDER OF A GREEK Sydney, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
MURDER OF A CREEK Sydney, Dec. 10. Seven months ago a murder was perpetrated at the Allies' Cafe. the victim being George Parppageorgi, a Greek, who at the time was man ger of the cafe. Pappageorgi's body was found on the morning af ter the crime. His head had been smashed, and a piece of window cord. tied tightly around his neck. The motive of the crime was evi dently robbery, because the deceaas ei's pockets bad been turned inside. out, the cash re~ister smashed open, an, the premuses generally ran eacked and relieved of everything of any value. Detectives Lynch. ?ooper, and Leary on Saturday alrested Tames Wilson on suspicion. Wilson is a member 1 the .,W_.W
IDEAL OFFICERS. WHAT THE MEN LIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
IDE AL OFFICERS. WHAT THE MEN LIKE. (By A Subaltern, in London'"Daily Mail," October 1o.) A little while ago I happened to" sit at mess next to one of those men to whom both the new army and the old are eternally indebted. He was a second lieutenant of some 35 years of age, powerfully built, with a closely cropped head and a seam ed. weather-beaten face. By a coincidence, which made thatI evening for nme singularly pleasant, this man happened to have been the company sergeant-major of the company in which I was a platoon commander on the Aisne. He had been one of the first to receive a commissioln when it was decided to promote a certain number from the ranks This was the first time we had met since we had been out together in France, and naturally we had a great deal to talk about. Dinner over, we lingered on at the end of the long mess-table with the port and biscuits between us. The situation had its humorous side. for many a time in the past had I, as a young officer full of bou...
PROGRESS REPORTS. THE KALGURLI G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
PROGRESS .EPOURTS. TUE KAGURLI G.M. Progress report to September 30, 1918:--. 850 ft. Level.-,Rise from leading sto pe, west lode (Block 1D8), put. up . to a total of 27 ft., grade. S00 ft. LeveL,-Main west crosscut extended 1 ft. to a total of 128- ft. (Bock .D. 12), grade 0 ft. 'tto ft. jll, 3 ft. to 8 ft. 15 dwt., 6 ft. to: 7 i- ilk - North drive off same (Block d Ie),-put in 20 ft., grade 1:. dwb. to .2 dwt. South drive off same (Block D 12), put in 7 ft., grade 2 .iwt, Wine: (Block D 12) put down. 8 ft., no value. Rise over this put up 13 ft., no value. 100 ft. LeveL-i:lise from No. I aouth #tope (Block G and H14) put pe 12 At., an 4 dwt. grade.. From No. 1 south stope an intermediate south drive put in 5 ft. (Block H1i),. in 5 dwt. grade. .
COOLGARDIE DISTRICT. TWO GOOD CRUSHINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
COOL0 ARDIE DISTRIcT. TWO' GOOD CRUSHINGS, 1 Another good crushing has beeti obtained from the Vale of Coolgar. die, at Bonnie Vale., .The tributers, Messrs. Hewitt and Allen, iave just had a parcel of 74 tons treated at the Coolgardie State battery for a return of 184 bz. 6 dwt. over the plates, an average of close on 2) oz. per ton* and the tailings are expected to be good value. Ia days gone by' the "Vale" was a constant and good producer, and the latest return proves that there is still good ore to be obtained from it. This is another instance-of good ore being overlooked in leases work. ed years ago in the Coolgardie dis trict. A very fine crushing is reported from the Sydney Mine -lease, it Kuasndlling., The tributers-on this lease have completed a 'rushing of 42J tonS for ;a retiurn over the pla0 of 118 oz. 'dwt:. Added ' to this about. 18 oz. were dollied while breaking the ore crushed, bring ing the average yield to 8 oz. 5 dwt. per ton. he sands are alway~ of good rilue ?r...
LONDON METAL EXCHANGE. Melbourne, Dec. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
LONDON METAL EXCHANGE. 1elbourne, Dec. S. The Australan .Met il Exchange reports London . Metal Exchange middle quota-tions .of Decemrber 5 as follow :-Oopper, mtandard,ýp sot, per ton, £151 -10/; copper, standard, three months, £143 ;. copper, electr- lytic,. £168 10/. lead, soft,- foreign, spot,- £20 10/; ditto, forward, £20 10/; spelter, .spot £60 ; spelter, for ward,. £ 8 1jP ;t n,: standard, spot, £189.7/6; ditto, three pmogls 'A.lO 11/6; silver, standard, 9/11 1i-0 pet
BROAD ARROW CRUSHINGS. GOLD, COPPER AND ASBESTOS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
BROAD. ARROW CRU? HING S. GOLD, COPPER AND ASBESTOB The total amount returned fron this field during October wra 1287.61 fine oz. gold fom 832 tone treated, binn a deorease.when corn paed ith te previous month of 516.60 tons and 67,42 fin e.oz. The falhing off is partly accounted for by the faet that several parcels of stone were sent to Kalgoorlie just too late to be induuded .in th~ meoath'8 returns. ' The returns from the Ore Banda distri~t are somewhat disappoi4 ing, tt improved values 'are es ected. Prospeoting for asbestoa is ing on in various parts of the disi rt, nr d samples hive been for warded to head officoe. If. these prove of commercial value, it is prod. Sble- that an important branch of .the mining indue?ry will be este b. ashed, as the deposits are said tib be laarg.e. The -old Emerald copper mine sa Mt_ Pleasant has been again takes up and work p to be proceeded with immiediately. With copper al ito present value, the propoastion should prove payable. During the mo...
COOLGARDIE STATE BATTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
OOOLGARDIE STIATE BATTERY1. The following are the latea re turns front the. Coolgardi 8tat Battery :-P.A. 1399, H. Hobba, 3 tons for 29 oz. 14 .dwt.; average, 13 dwt. 10 gr. G.M.L., Aurifer.- TT Alford, 21 tons for 18 oz0. average, 17 dwt. 8 r.. G.M.L., The Pro perity, A. H. Cook, 871 tonw fo 4 oz. 14 dwt. . average, 10 dw 16. gr. P A; .1354, "A. son, 42 tons fox 6e o ., b dwt/ average, 3 dwt. 1 g&r. Val1 of Coolgardie tributers (Hewitt and Allen), 74 tons for 184 oz. -6 dwt.; average 2 oz. 9 dwt.- 19gr. It is probable. that -the mill will be kept running until Christman, but prospectgrs shoild not be -dila tory in booking ornushings.
RAILWAY CHARGES' ALTERATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
RAILWAY CHARGES' ALTER ATIONS. One of the first acts of the Cen tralisation Government after com ing into office, was to reduce cer tain railway charges that affected some of their supporters. The .re ductions were quite unwarranted, but they were the price of the Min istry's accession to power. lThe Railway Commissioner, Mr.. J. T. Short, has just issued his report on the working of the Government Railways and Tramways for che year ended June 30,. 19s6. In the course of his report Mr. Short esti mates the loss the Railway D)epart ment will sustain :through the reduc tions just mentioned. The report `states :--"In accordance with the re cent decision of the Government, the rate for carriage of manures has been reduced, and the special dis trict railway rate abolshied from September 1. In the fora:er case the rate will now be one farthing per tonl per mile (minimrun 1/3 I er .n) for the throughout journey, ilh place .f 'M' rate for the first 100 miles, and a farthing per ten per hile...