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UNEMPLOYMENT WITH PEACE GOVERNMENT PREPARATIONS. London, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
UNEMPLOYMENT WITH PEACE GOVERNMENT PREPARATIONS. (By Our Special Correspondent:) London, Dec. 14. The joint committee on labour problems after the war estimates that the number of persons now supported out of Government funds iho would be discharged after peace was assured as between 6,000,000 to 8,000,000-seventh eighths of them men. It is to be anticipated that othse on war orders will, to a very large pro portion of their 3,000,000 or 4,000,000, begin ti} be discharged within a few days of peace being assured. Within three months 2,000,000 or 3,000,000 will have been turned off. It' is suggested that the Govern mIent should be urged to make clear that unemployment benefit will start from the day that furlough expires, in case employment has not been obtained. It is asked that the Government should be requested to make the same sort of provision for the discharge of munition workers as for soldiers, namely :--(a) A month's leave on full pay (at weekly time wages, if payable in the...
THE KING'S WAR ECONOMY London, Dec. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
THE KING'S WAR ECONOMY . London, Dec. 7, An excellent example in war economy has been set by .the King and Queen. Unlike thousands of their well-to-do subjects, they re quire no food dictator to teach them how to be sparing in diet, for since the beginning of the war the rule of three course dinners has held good at Buckingham Palace. Waiting at table is likewise reduced to a minimum. Servants bring in the courses and then disappear un til & bell is rung for-the removal of empty iates.e . Mineral waters and barley waters 'rfe the only drinks (in addition to. pl3aki cold water) served, and- no dikerence is made -Ohen .guests sae .present. In contrast o the albstemiousness of our Sovereign is the. extrava gance of some sections of the oom. amninity. In this connlection the revue artists dhould not be over looked. In a party given in the West-End last week by a woman on the revue stage noted for her lavishi dresses and luxurious motor cars, the dinner worked out at about three ...
RACING IN NEW SOUTH WALES RANDWICK. Sydney, Jan. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
\RANDWICK. Sydney, Jan. 26. .The second day oi the A.J.C. An niversary meeting was opened in fine weather this afternoon, and there was a good attendance. The track was in good going order. The following are details of re suits: FLYING HANDICAP., Six furlongs. W. Bootfh's Dame Acre, by Lin acre (imp.)--Damera, 3 yrs., 7.11 (W. Lillyman) ... .... 1 Ji. S. Barnes' Inia, 6 yrs., 7.12 (C. Barnes) ... 2 I. P. Cox's Royal Laddie, 6 yrs., all. 5 lb car. 8.1 (J. Hornery) 3 Others: Spurn, 9.7 (M. Connell); Quinn's Post, all. 7 lb., 7.13 (A. ryman); Hopoast, 7.2 (F. Foley) Ickle Lass, all. 3 lb., car. 6.12 .(t L. Wilkinson); Luxor, all. 3 lb., car. 6.9 (W. Crockett). Betting: 2 to 1 agst Royal Lad die, 9 to 2 Dame Acre, 5 to 1 Quinn's Post, 7 to 1 Luxor, 10 to 1 Hopoast. Time. 1 min. 121 sec. PHILLIP STAKES. Five furlongs. J. McLean's Desert Malt, by Malt King-Oasis, 2 yrs., 8.2 (W. Lillyman)...... 1 3. F, Wynne's West Molong, 2 yrs., 7.4 (C. Barden) ......... 2 Hon. A. Wynne's and W. Leon ar...
SENATOR GARDINER AT BOULDER [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
SENATOR CAIDINER AT BO0LDER An audience of some hundreds of nen gave Senator Gardiner a good hearing at the Palace Garden% on Sunday afternoon, when he tra versed much of the ground covered ir. his address in Kalgoorlie on Saturday n'ight. Mr. Geo. McLeod, president of the Eastern Goldfields A.L.F., oc ou~ied the chair, Messrs. P. Collier and A. E. Green, M's.L.A.. and J. Lutey, C. Graham, M. J.T. Cahill, R. E. Clifford, and J. F. Mannion being also present. A vigorous speech by Mr. Collier occupied some minutes, whilst the Senator was occupied at the Town Hall patriotic meeting. Mr Col lier declare'd that the problems which would be increased tenfold at the conclu'sion of the war would re quire an established Labour party to see that the workers of the Com monwealth did not have to shoulder the burden of the war when the war was over. Senator Gardiner, in' the course of his speech, predicted that Austrar lia would be invaded by millions of coolies if the enemies of Labour se cured ...
EASTERN GOLDFIELDS A.L.I. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
EASTERN; COLBFIEL3DS AL.F ,?-~-- ?---~ -Th annual mee~ing? Q the..,ast erm Goldfields District Council of the A.L.F. was held at the Trades Halli Porter-street, Monday, the president, Mr. George McLeod, ini the chair. The: appended-report was present ed by- the secretary, Mr. R. E. Clif ford. and in ecclrdance with custom will lie on -the table for the next fortnight before discussion: "In presenting to' you my half yearly report and balance sheet for the term ending December 31, 1916, I desire to briefly review the work of the council during the period mentioned. "Membership. - The numerical strength of the council is 62 organi eations representing a total memier-: ship of 6965. Two unions-the. Hos pital Employees' Union and the Dairy Eunployees' Union-harve dropped put of the federation,whilst two other organisations-the Fe .derated Enginedrivers and the Hotel, Restaurant 'and Tea Room Employeee-tecame affiliated with the council during the term. At the close of the half year ther...
EASTERN GOLDFIELDS A.L.F. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
SEASTERN QOLDFIELDS A.L.F. Mr R. E. Clifford, secretary of the'. Eastern Goldfields District Council of the A.L.F., during the course of an- interview yesterday, said: "A g:Iod deal of misconception evidently exists as to the attitude of the Federal Labour Conference towards the West Australian dele gates. A general impression seems to have got about that the dele gates from here were refused admis sion. That is not so, because the credentials committee of the con ference, which examined all creden tials, .rep.rted that everything was in order so far as the West Aus tralian delegates' credentials were concerned. They were admitted, and took part in the discussion. The following resolution was discussed by Conference :--'That, as compul sory overseas military service is op posed ito the principles embodied in the Australian Labour party's plat form, all Federal members who have supported compulsory overseas mili tary service, or who have left the Parliamentary Labour party and formed...
RECRUITING MOVEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
RECRUITING MOVEMENT A preliminary meeting of repre sentatives pro tem. of various pub lic" bodies was held in the council chamber of the Kalgoorlie Town Hall last night for the purpose icf inaugurating the new recruiting mnovement on the goldfields. Mr. Jas. Cornell, M.L.C., was voted to the chair. Among those present were Lieut, Burkitt (organising sec retary of the State Recruiting Com mittee), the Mayor of Boulder (Mr. S. Beton), the Mayor of Coolgardie Mr. Tindal), Ors. J. Boileau and B Leselie ( algoorlie), the chairman -othe Kalgoorlie Roads Board (Mr. J, 2Morley), Cr. Reed (Boulder), Mr. Moore (secretry of the Coo rdl Roads Board), r. . gmin (actini town Jlerko al oorlie) Mr. I, C, 1mpsou a (a9l ngý ecrea tary of the Kalgoorlie Rl:ads Board), and Mr. R. E. Clifford (Eastern Goldfields District Council of the A.L.F.L. The chairman stated that the old recruiting movement had been run purely by the military authorities of Australia. but the Prime Minis ter had now appointed Mr. ...
RAIDS ON GREEK SHOPS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
RAIDS OH CREEK SHOPS As the outcome ,of the raid on Greek. shops, some youthful delin quents made their appearance before the Boulder Children's Ck'urt, and in consequence of the fines the court inflicted on the boys, the Eastern Goldfields District Council of the A.L.F. took the matter up and in structed its' secretary, Mr.' R. E. Clifford, to write to the Crown Law Department with the object of ob taiinng a reducticn in each 'case. Mr.. Clifford has, just received the following communication in repiy : "Attorney-General's Office, Perth, January '23..' Sir,-With farther re fe~cnce to your letter of the 15th alt. 're the ines imposed on juveniles at the Boulder Court, Eam instiuct od to inform you thiat the lion. the Attorney-General has- niade full ii; quiry into thq subject matter of the cases referred to. S""Th'e sentences ed?itpl.iiied 6:f "ap peari"to .biave becfr those imposed it cdnnection withh' cares of' Wlftll and malicious 'dqnmage to pruperty miid unlawful possession. Wi...
SPEECHES IN KALGOORLIE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
,SPEECHES IN KALCOORLIE There was a good attendance at the recruiting rally : ldd opposite the Kalgoorlie Post Office on Satur day night. Volunteers' were not called for during the evening, but the .various speakers placed before the 'men what this State -has been requested 'to 'do, and' seriously urg ed them to realise the duity they owed to Australia and the Empire; The chairman ' of the Kalgoorlie Roads Board, Mr. C;" Morley, or jcupied t'e chair, . and the other speakers were Lieut. G. A. Burkett .organising secretary of the W.A. Recruiting Committee), and Messrs. J. E. Dodd and R. G.' Airdagh, M's.L.C. A. E' Green, 'M.L.A., and R. E. Clifford. Lietit. Burkett delivered a splen did patriotid speech, arid his re marks' were heartily appreciated by all present. He began by refer ! ring to the oabligationt which had fallen upon this State, adding also that in future no' more men would be sent from here to reinforce eastern States battalions. It had been published that slightly woun...
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION ROLL OF HONOUR TWO CASUALTY LISTS. Perth, Jan. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 30 January 1917
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION ROLL OF HONOUR TWO CASUALTY LISTS. Perth, Jan. 22. The 266th and 267th lists of casu alties among the West Australians in the A.I.F. in which men whose rank is not imentioned, are private soldiers, have been compiled. The 266th list is as follows - WEST AUSTRALIA. DEATHS. A. J. Williams, Ascot Vale (V.), died of wounds; T. L. Young, Eng land, died of wounds, previously reported wounded; J. Oswald, Scot land, died of wounds; W. Hay thornwaite, Quairading, died of ill ness; J. S. Bennett, E. Wagin, died of illness. WOUNDED.' Gnr. J. O'Brien, Ireland; G. A. Snuteden, Harvey; Spr: J. J. Kir wan, Ireland; Spr. J. Felipov, Rus sia; E. J. A. Beresford, Trafalgar, severely, previously reported ill; L.-Cp]. M. Cross, Geraldton; 2nd Lt. R. W. G. Hardwick, S. Perth; Lt. A. A. Guy- N. Fremantle. INJURED. Cpl. J. W. R. Jones, Coolgardie; R. McInnes, Perth; Sgt. L. W. Paisley, Bunbut,. iLL. W. T. R. Young, Perth, 2nd oc casion, previously reported returned to duty; L. G. Hea...
N.S.W. GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Sydney, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
N.S.W. COVERNMENT CONTRACTI Sydney, Jan. 31. The State Government has not fulfilled ite parL of the contract with Meessrs. Norton and Griffiths accord ing to a statement made to-day by Mr. Joseph M1ayho. the general manager in Sydney for that firm. He said that up to Christmas works had been carried out to the value of £1,080,000, whereas under the con tract double that amount should have been entrusted to the firm. "Up to November of this year," added Mr. Mayho, "£4,000,000 should be spent through us, but we will be satisfied with half that amount. This will be paid at the rate of £1,000,000 per annum, in stead of £2,000,000 as at first pro vided, and, as a matter of fact, this rate of expenditure would be ac oepted by us until the end of the war."
SLACKING IN MUNITION FACTORIES London, Dec. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
SLACKING IN MUNITION FACTORIES (By Our Special Correspondent.) London, Dec. 7. ;o ince.ant' keeps the demand for munitions that tribunals com posed of working men have been set up in Coventry and other parts of the country for aeal'ng with those of their fellows who are guilty of "slacking" in the munition factor ies. The scheme originated at Coven try, and the seven working men who sit in judgment upon their thought less and erring brethren con?stitut the Labour Advisory Board there. When a man is reported by the em ployers for losing severallhours dur ing a week he is brought before this tri'bunal, and before asking him why 'he has lost this time, the chairman explains that the "board" is com posed of working men like the of tender. They are not there in tho interests of the employers, and their only business is to see that "the chaps at the front get enough stuff to beat the Germans." The excuse for the lost hours sometimes is that the man's wife is in a delicate state of health,...
A SURE SIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
A SURE SIGN. A minister, while visiting his peo ple one day in the bush. was asked to stay for dinner. While sitting down on the verandah, a little boy about five came round to him, and alter talking a little while, said: "You can't guess what we'are going to have for dinner ?" The minister said he would give it up after sev eral guesses. The little boy then said:-"It's roly-poly puddin' I kifow, 'coss mother's only got one stocking on."
EDNA QUEEN SYNDICATE. SHAREHOLDERS' POSITION. Westonia, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
EDNA QUEEN SYNDICATE. SiAREHOLDERS' POSITION. SWestonia, 'Jan. 30. At" the Westrnia Wi.rden's Courb to-day. Mr. W. R. Grant, manager of the Edna. Queen Gold Mining Syndicate, made application for three months' exemption .from la bour conditions on lease 2864, regis_ tored as the. Edna Queen No. .1 Lease. ,Qbjection to the granting of any~ period of exemption was raised.?y Mrt. John Boyd, acting on behalf of his partner, Mr. T. Bod ger, .;ani,,,b ispif. The .Warden stated that hea. must advise the Minister to refuse the application for -exemption.. SThis particular lease. was obtain ed from Messrs. Boyd and Bodger on a nine months' working option by Mr. W. Rose Grant. and, as. a result of his representations, a syn dicate. , capitalised at £2500, -was formed in Adelaide, a number of s'?ares being taken up in Kalgolorlie. The holders of the lease did not re CeivLe any cash consideration, but an agreement was entered into for the payment of' a certain cash con sideration and ailotmnent...
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' ASSDCIATION The fortnightly meeting of the Boulder United riendly. Societies' Association was held at the Friendy Societies' Hall. Boulder, on Friday night, when the vice-president, Mr. H. Trnscott, occup:ed the chair. A J. \Wa,'hl and if. Hammer, new de legates from the I.N.F. and G.U. O.O.F., respectively. The secre tary reported two members in hos pital. The quarterly and annual financial statements, supplemented by. reports from the auditors, were presented, and ordered to be made available to members during the ensuing month. Accounts to tbhe ambunt of £310 were presented and. passed for payment. The election of officers,, carried out by Mr.. J. G. Williams on~ the proportional voting system, with Messrs. J.. Fenton and J. M. O'Mal ley as scrutineers, resulted as; fol lows :-President. H. Truscott ; vice- president, E. C. Dick; treasurer,. .. Judge; auditors, S. A. Anderson _ani J. Cawley; dispensary commlt. tee,.E.. C. Dick, J. Fenton, and H. Truscott; assi...
CAMPERDOWN RACES. Melbourne, Jan. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
CAlPERDOWN RACES. - Melbourne, Tan. 29. The Camperdown races= were held to-day., The chief event resulted as follows:- CAMPERDOWN CUP, One mile and a half. Alice McCulloch's Tulkara, 6.7 (G. Howie) ..... ... ... ...... ... E. Manifold's Becassine, 7.0 (P. Tehan) ... .............. ... ... 2 Others: Aristaeus, Sir Diff, Kil choman, Glenbolt, Beau Gallant, Felim, Lord Antony, Gurlano. Alilat, and Rolas, Betting: 2 to..I agst Sir Diff, 5 to 1 Glenbolt. 6 to 1 Lord Antony, 7 to I Aristaeus, 10 to 1 Beau Gal lant, Alilat; Felim Becassine, and Kilchoman, 15 to 1 Tulkara and Cur lano. The race was won by Alilat, but the jockey could not draw the .weight. ' Alilat was therefore dis qualified, and the race awarded to Tulkara, who beat Beccasine by half a length. Time, 2 min. 37 seb.
THE DANGER OF BACKACHE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
THE DANGER OF BACKACHE. Do not neglect the warning mes saage of. the back that aches. • Back ache is a sign that your. kidneysa are weak aid. not able to properly carry out their work of filtering the blood; then look after your kidneys at tie first sign of backache,. for. if.. eg lected serious trouble will follow- rheumatic pains, urinary disorder, neuralgia, gravel, stone," ' diabetes, drepsy. Bright's disease. .Take Doan's Backache Kidney Pills in time and the cure -e s simple? Mrs. T. A. Saunders. Vivian street. Boulder, says :--"?or sonie conisiderable. time my husband:. suf fered from a weak back and.aching pains across the kidneys, which .were particiularly severe when he did any stooping, or alter a hard day's work. He was always trying "different re medies, but none of: them seemed to 'suit' him, and .his back ached :on in spite of treatment. ' He saw pn advertisement for; Doan's Backache K}Idney Pills, and as' he had not triled this medicine' he got some,,and four •bottle...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
CLARKE & CO., SHIAREBROKERS. ADELAIDE: Universal Buildings. Grenfell-street. MELBOURNE: A. Rutter Clarke. 311 Collins-street. PERTH: W.A. Club Buildings. St. George's Terrace. Agents in London and Glasgow. also throughout the States. PERTH MANAGER. A. N. B. PRICE.