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BOULDER COUNCIL BUSINESS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
UOOULIER OUNCIL BUSINESS The Myo, Mr. S. Beston, pre sided over hatsay isht's meeting of the BoSuld? .n copal Oouicil, ~ten?deed by Cir, aGr nm, Dunston, Northey, Morcom, 'amblyn, Rogers, Iqed, Reid, Bradley, tamnsford and Leinnell. 'The eport of the heath officer to ýý,at b2 stated that four cases of inre?*tous disease had been report 4d, zr, o., case of typhoid from Olany-a~reet Oen caqe of enteric fever Powell-r*t, one case 6od1 from Kig-street, and anhe o disk erias from the cor ~r vtia an and Brookman ¶'e toboections for the fortnight prior j, irnuary 29 were:-"General 46 7/1 1 health ai sanitary, £13 The electrical cng ý*se pdvioe to make Mesrs. Ba~ker and Jamie son awd 3, Zowe, wbq with two Oither rps 'Were9 t-o ols fAs iLa Boulder to use more than 500 units per month, a concession of id. per unit was adopted on the recommen dation of the financial committee. The alteration would, it was pointed out, make a locs of £2 18/4 on every 1200 units sold to each customer. The accoun...
PATRIOTIC FUNDS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
SPATRIOTIC FUNDS Tle hon. treasurer of the Ka! goor o Red Cross Society, Mr. E. o. ning, reports that in addi tion to donations previously ack nowledged amounting to 11, 737 7/2. the following have been re ceived :-Employees Per everange G.M., 25 pe rcent.,£5 4/5;Kalgo.orlie Chess club, 15/; employees Oroya Links G.M., £5 11/4; employees Golden Horseshoe G.M., £2 1/5; reoeipts Miss Concanen's concert, £45; per No. 36 Circle, sale of re ports, Ora Band, 4/6; imployees Kalgur~l G.M., 15 per Bent. £4 j/5; S8istera St. Joseph's school, rafalgaa't, £4 3/6; refund,. 15/11; tale of reports. 4/; No. 47 Circle ira ~ls K~10/)).0; pro eeds Kalgoorhe Junior wimming rnaival, £6 8/) door takings muili ~y orchestra, .cqiJ a~id dasnie, 12 9/6; Di. Riohardson (includes ale of jlowers), 4 8/0j Klgoorlje roads Board and epmly , e 2 i16 ; Mr. . J. Wel d, £5 /; Mr. W. Lbsli6 (Kura*an g), £6; Mr. A. Leslie (Ktibifang), (sale of flowers), £. . oftoiwbutdi& from thf Circles. Previously pk. owl: gd,...
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION Perth, Feb. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
AUSTRALIANS. IN ACTI?tN Perth, Feb. 2. The 270th list of casualties among West Australians in the A.I.F., in which men whose rank is not men tioned are private soldiers, is as follows: WEST AUSTRALIA. KILLED IN ACTION. Sapper E. Davis Midland Junc tion; Sapper P. iI. phristiansen, no record; Sapper D. Horrocks, Kalgoorlie ; Sapper J. A. F. W therspoon, England; J. Brosnan, Perth, previously reported missing; W. M. Connolly, Ireland, preyious y reported missing; NS. C. Bisch off, pearwood ; R. L. Cousens, Jar rahdalo; 3673, Sergeant A. W. Howard, Collie; 805, E. R. Hunt, Midland Juncton, previou#ly re orted missipg Corporal i W. Runt, Cuballng, previously report id died prisoner of war. DIED OF WOUNDS. Acting Lance-Corporal G. H. Wil son, Mpunt Hawthorne. DIED OF ILLNESS. .. R. Hannsbury, Evaneford, V.; 5631, Private Mauli, YXgland, pre 'iously repoR died of gunds. PRISONER OWAR B. R. Alston, A exaidn. Y,. )d wounded, previously reported Asoner of war. MISS NG. A. Shanahun, bany, pre...
BOXING. AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION'S EARNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
1OR[ING. AUSTRALIAN OHAMPION'S EARNINGS.. Les Darcy, the Australian mr1hm pionl boxer, who mysteriously left the Commonwealth for m:lerca just before the close of the year, has been most suocessful in the ring financially. The Stadiums, Ltd., re cently gave details of his earainhgs from the time he came into the limelight in Sydney in June, ?14, up to the period of his liat fight in Austra?ia. The amount paid to Da cy by Stadiums, Ltd., was £9697 6/1. From June 1914, to. June, 1915, his income was £3i26 10!, while in the following 12 months he received from the flamle source £5526 8/8. For his last two fights he received £944 7/7. During the six months prior to his clandestine departure from Austra lia he earned £2526 s/7, details of tme amount.s he received being as follow :-March 27, against Les O'Donnell, £129 5/;; April .8, against. George Brown, £413 3/6; -May 19, against Alex. Costica, £309 14/6.; June .3, against "Buick" Crouse, £303 11,3i; June 27, against Dave Smith, £ 126 ...
COASTAL RACING. GOODWOOD. Perth, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
COASTAL RACING. GOODWOOD.. Perth, Jan. 31. There was a good attendance at Goodwood to-day. The following were. the results: THIRD DIVISION HANDICAP. Five furlongs and a quarter., Loch Alma, 8.7 (Bowring) ...... 1 British Duke, 7.7 (Hyde) ....... 2 Bay Gauze, 9.4 (Mitchell) ......... 3 Ten other starters. Betting: 9 to 2 agat. the winner. Dividends. - Straight-Qut, 33/ 4 place, 14/, 10/, 11/. Won by a length and a quarter. Time, I min. 91 sec. FIRST DIVISION HANDICAP. Six furlongs. Aversion, 9.3 (Bo'wring) ......... " Lady Ludlow, 8.4 (Wkham) ... 2 Hardy Norseman, 9.7 (Egan)..... 3 Five other starters. Betting: 5 to 4 agst. the winner. Dividends. - Straight-.out. 13/; place, 5/, 7/, 19/. a Won by three lengths. Time, 1 min. 171 sec. FOURTH DIVISION HANDICAP. Five furlongs. Peep, 9.1 (Sibbritt) ......... 1 Lady Chelsea, 7.12 (Godfrey) ... 2 Boslo, 8.11 (Drabble) ............ 3 Eighteen others started. Betting: 7 to 2 agst. the winner. Dividends. - Straight-out. 231; place, 8/, 19/, 55...
RACING IN TASMANIA. ELWICK. Hobart, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
RACING IN TA AIMA. ELWICK. Hobart. Jan. 31. The Tasmanian Racing Club's Summer carnjval was opened: at Elwiok this afternoon In fine wear ther. There was a big crowd. The course was in splendid trimi. The following are details of re suite :- TRIAL HANDICAP,, Six furlongs. S. M. Wilson's Peramboas, by Perambulator-Boera, 4 yrs, 8.5 (C. Hialrison) ... ... ...... ..... W. H. ajid V.' Ikin's Fase Dawn, 5 yrs., 9.11 J. Harrison) ...... 2 S. A. Raýdon a Seigneur, 2 yrar, 8.0 (W. Smart) .... .. .. ... 8 Others: Melligo, 9.0 (J. . Camp bell) elgalus, 8.1 2(E. Hamilton) Oolsneon, 8.12 (G.'Joidan) ; Duke of Monmouth, 8.9 (3. Davis); Free light, 8.7, nc. 8 lb. over (G. Lane); Secree Code 7.7 (H. Dale) ;Reholme, 0.11, ino. 3 ib. over (G. Howard). A fine finish. Won by a nxok with a head between seoond i?a third. Time, 1 min. 19 4-5 sea. Iiv, £5 10/6. ivs., for 5/--lO0 arnd t 4" FIR~ST HURDLE RAE. About two' ?le. W. .L. Sidebo, ,.n'ea a,... .aged, by Os(akewa&-1Btamtay: O. G. Norton's Cl...
V.R.C. MEETING. NEWMARKET HANDICAP.Six furlongs. (Run March 3.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
V.R.C. MEETING. NEWMARKET HANDICAP. Six furlongs. (Run March 3.) Woorak, 9.12; Amata,' 9.5; Burra. badeen. 9.3; Lavendo, 9.2 ; Eurobin, Spurn, 9.1; Gold Brew, 9.0; Three, Oyklon, Mistico& 8.13; Aleconner, !alarang, Polycrates, 8.12;. High, Aeid, Wolaroi, 8.11 ;' Boureong, 8.9; Two, Andelomia, 8.8; Mehi King, 8.7; Irish Duck, Lucky Beggar, PBOitrina, 8.6; Whitefield. 8.5;' Cos0 tello. Reval. 8.4; Arrowfo?rm, 8.3; Bourlang, 8.2-; Weddin* Day 8.1; i'vemina, Lord Bobaddi Ludo Ci Th, Tringae, Welera,, 7.12; owI a?istro, Ipoh 7.11; .Dame Acre, 7.10; Hitachi Stageland, 7.9; Lads'. Day, Etitefred, Yandil, 7.8; . to 7.7 ; Maoih O4-, Wol cen, Bhbador. 7.6; Dave Whit ton Lost Time, Williams' Bullet, Scribble The .Hague, Fend, 7.5; .. Rael Locin, Duverney, : 7.4;. Au beric, New Ireland, Lord -Marco, Pistolaire, Headwind 7.3* Sir Pad. dington, 7.2; Nioanor, Sataire.'7.1; Ready Aye Ready, Saracon, Harriet .Graham, Tasman's' 'sle, Ainadii Marchand, Adorn Mander, :Kiloho. .man, 6.13; Golden...
I.W.W. PROSECUTIONS Perth, Feb. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
• ,W;W. PIOSLCUITIONS Prth, .Fe~b. 1. In the Legislative Assýmbly o.0 day, Mr. Collier gained thit, follow - iag information from Mr. Robinson, anent the IW.W. prosrcutions: "The prosectuions ivere initiated y the .police. The Crown Lanr De Dartment acted as solicitors No firm of solicitors was retained. Messrs. Pilkington and .1adseon were retained -as counsel .with the approval of the Commonwealth authorities. The cost involved to the Crown Latw Department was £40, to the Police Departmeni. £55, approicimately. No firm of solicitors was retained, so there was to cost on that head. Counsel rendered their account direct to the Federal authorities. Other cxpenses amounted to over £450, being wit ~ess fees and fares principally."
SLOWING DOWN ON PUBLIC WORKS Sydney, Feb. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
SLOWING IOWN ON PUBLIC WORKS I Sydney, FAi. 1. A minute has been issued by the Minister for Public Work and Railways, Mr. Ball dealing with the display of I .W.W. pro nda notices in the vt?nity of a'blc works. Mr. Ball states that such notices are to be at once obliterated, and men found posting them diseharged, I?. in carrying out of public works there Ais any indication that effect is:being given to the alowin do policy, the officer in charge baae fuj authority to deal on the spPt with men adopting such practice.. :Cer tain privileges which are enjoyed by the men. employed on Government works will.'be continued siibjWct to the men giving in return fair: value as wok
DECEASED PERSONS' ESTATES Perth, Feb. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
IECEASED PERSOnS' ,STATES Pertlh, Feb. . The following probates, e:c., have been. ganted during the week: John Nicholas Lynch, late of Fre mantle, to Alice Annie Organ, £24. Frances Furness Morgan, late of Mt. Lawley, - to the Rev. Hubert Edward James Foxall, amount not stated. John James O'Connor, t? Mary Anne O'Connor. £2133. Edith " Mary Griffiths. late ,& Subiaco, to W.A. Trustee, aneount not stated. " Walter Beaumour.t V ibert, late ti Subiaco, to Edmund John Vibert, £329. dffard O'Reillyh. jste of Vikioetr Park, to Be rnard Fagata?, amonot not stated. 'Win. Charles Gibson. !ate. ci Leederville, to Mary Gibson, £7ft. Royden Charles Cl ossland. to the W.A. Trustee Coumpapy, £503. Walter Edwin Belotr. late of Perth. to Vera Helen Bolot. £41. Herbert Gaston, late of Clare mont, to the W.A. Trustee "on' pany, £159. Martin William Power, ;xat. ,: Coogee. to .Samuel Balson. £il5. James Casey, late of Subisi:.',o. 1, James O'Grady, £329. Catherine Coyne, late of i ,.t tham, to...
THE NORTHERN DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
TILE NORTHERN DISTRICT. After a visit of a few days to the mining centres of" the. northern fields, Mr. C. E. Ogier, .secretary oL_ the Federated Engine-drilvers and Firemen's Union, said yester day that at Leonora, owing to the fairly good prospects of the Gold Blo'ks, mining was 'looking a bit brighter in that "district, and at Laverton. according to general in formation, the management of the Lancefield, having overcome variou, difliculties, are making a substan tilxi profit monthly. A considerable amount of work was also being done at Comet Vale. and developments were being awaited with interest. At Ora Banda, owing to a shortage of water, there was. unfortunately, a grave possibdity of the Victorious mine having to close down. Scarcity of rain had not been confined to this centre; but was most notice abl,, throughout the whole journey.
EDNA QUEEN SYNDICATE. Westonia, Jan. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
EDNA QUEEN SYNDICATE. Westonia, Jan. 27. The local representative of the Edna Queen No. 1 Syndicate, Mr. Rose Grant, has announced that he *intends to apply for three months'. exemption on. the block over which the syndicate has a . nine months' working option.' In the event of exemption being granted, he pur poses testing a block recently ban. d ied by Alf Weston and C. Good win to the north of the Edna Queen lease. This proposal does not meet with the approval of the holders of the Edna Queen.lease, on which the syndicate has been operating, and they intend to oppose any applica- I .tifn that may be. made for exemp tion.
EDNA MAY DEEP LEVELS. Westonia, Jan. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
EDNA MAY DEEP LEV'ELS. stonia, Jan. S2. _The manager of the Edna May Deep Levels, Mr. N. S. Stuckey, has issued the following effi;ial state ment :--Shaft, 5i0 ft.; bottom quartz and hornblenbornblende ; dyke absolutely vertical Hornblen de carries gold.. Everytlhing broken put through mill for an' average of 8 dwt. Six feet frc~m shaft rise put up.20 ft, ll in quartz; 80; per ton, - Fade of drive, 480 level, 0 dwt.
KANOWNA CONSOLS. BALLARAT AND SUNBEAM AMALGAMATED. SATISFACTORY DEVELOPMENTS. Kanowna, Feb. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
BALLARAT AND SUNBEAM AMALGAMATED. SATISFACTORY DEVELOP MENTS. Kanowna, Feb. 1. For some considerable time much local interest has centred on de velopments at the Ballarat Gold Mine, Kanowna. The proprietors, after much difficulty, succeeded in securing the adjoinmg leases for merly held by the Sunbeam and Bal larat companies. The Sunbeam for a number of years produced excel lent results, but on reaching water level, as no provision had been made for increased cost of working, a sub sidy was obtained from the Mines Department for the erection of ma chinery and. the sinking of a new shaft, which cost more than antici pated, and consequently the com pany was stranded. The guarantee to the Mines Department of the re fund of the money, advanced for years prevented the lease from be mg again taken up. Since the Sunbeam reef dips into the Ballarat, which has a shaft sunk to 375 ft., the advantage of working it from this mine, which is fully 175 ft. below the Sunbeam, is at once manifest. F...
EDNA MAY JUNCTION (MARDAOPTION). [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
EDNA MAY JUNCTION (MARWA OPTION). - -epo1. rt for week ended January. ;.-N . Stope : Very little ohango since my last report. Fair quantity of stone is being broken down; val unes about the same. - South Stope: Looks well. Body of stone appears to be opening out to a greater width. More coarse -gold has been showing. Will be hauling stone about tbe end of the week for about two days. Good progress made with the oan?
THE NORTHERN DISTRICTS. Perth, Feb. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
THE NORTHERN . DISTRICTS. Perth, Feb. 1. Mr. Foley, M.L.A., who has just returned from .a visit to his clec torate when questioned to-day rc garding the mining outlook in the neighbourhood of Leonora, said:- "The Sons of Uwalia is looking better than ever; the Leonora Goid Blocks property is developing well, and many smaller shows are on good gold. The outlook generall is good. I saw the country the asne of Gwali:a has prospectors on north ezst of Leonora,and it is very likely looking. The company is putting aside £5000 per annum from profits for prospecting, I hope with suc cess. Rain is urgently needed ;when it falls I shall go through the elec torate. Much of the district -is be ing open6d up from a pastoral point of view most energetically, and the men responsible deserve all g+ood fortune."
LONDON METAL EXCHANGE. Melbourne, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
LONDON METAL EXCHAŽ7GE. Melbourne, Jan. 30. The Australian Metal Exchange reports London Metal Exchange middle quotations of January 26 as follow :--Copper, standard, spot, £132 5/ per ton; do., three months, £128 5/; copper, best selected, £13.9 10/; copper, electrolytic, £15i 10/; lead, soft,' foreign, spot, £30 10/: do., forward, £29 . 10/; spelter, spot- £52 15/; do., forward, £47 ;l tin, standard, spot, £190 2/6; do., three months, £191 2/0; silver, stan dard, per os., 3/1 7-18; do., fine. -./4 7-16.
THE DUKE MINE. SATISFACTORY CRUSHING. Broad Arrow, Jan. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
THE DUKE MINE. SATISFACTORY CRUSHING. Broad Arrow, Jan. 26. The option holders of the Duke mine have oxrahed at the Hannans Central mill a parcel of 212 tons for a return of 270 oz. over the platts. The results of sands and slimes are not yet. to hand, but they are con fidettly expected to be satisfactory. This ore was taken out in shaft sinking development work, and a small amount of stoping. Messrs. Northey and Hamblin, the prospec tors, are well satisfied with the re sults of the bulk crushing, and fur ther development work is in pro gres .