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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

Made Dishes. Made dishes, prepared with the help of LEA & PERRINS' SAUCE, are a great aid to economy, besides giving a pleasing variety to the Menu. Owing to the QUALITY and concentration of its ingredients, a fewdrops of LEA&PERRINS' give far more satisfaction than- a mttch larger quantity ,f a " cheap " imitationt The Original and Genuine * WORCESTERSHIRE. I I. ' :, . . . .. ..

Publication Title: Western Argus
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EXPORT OF HORSEFLESH [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

EXPORT OF HORSEFLESH It was suggested a few wecks ago that there was. a possibility of trade in frozen horseflesh between Aus tralia and England, but the South Australian Government ascertained from their Trade Commissioner that the demandl for holrse meat on the market in the United Kingd m is extremely limited, .and is w~ll s?u plied locally.

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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

Mr. W. A. ' ( Walter. R.M.; has been gazetted as acting Warden of the-Yilgarn goldfield.

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WESTONIA LOCAL COURT Westonia, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

WESTINIA LOCAL COURT Westonia, Jan. 30. In the Local Court to-day a :ou ple of cases were dealt with by Mr. WV. A. G. Walter, R.M. Mrs. L. A. Harper v. T. Duff and J. E. Cook was a claim for £23, rent of premises used in the publi cation of the Merriden "Mercury." Mr. Forbes, on behalf of the de fendants, paid into court £13 19/ Mr. Tindal apueared on behalf of the plaintiff, who obtained a verdict for the full amount claimed, with costs to be taxed. Dr. J. McDonald Allan claimed £10 10/ for medical attendance from J. H. Armstrong, now of Moora. Defendant did not appear, and judg ment was entered by default for the plaintiff. This terminated a iather brief list of cases. Next month's list is stat ed to be a heavy one. A telegram from our Melbourne correspondent. last night states that Col. Miller; the secretary of the Old Home Affairs Department and Administrator of the Federal Capi tal territory. will reach the retiring age in March next, and will sever his connection with the Comm...

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THE QUEENSALAND FLOODS Brisbane, Feb. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

THE QUEEI AUHD FLOODS Brisbane, Feb. 2. In the Legislative AssemJbly to day the Miaster for Lands intro duced a bill to extend relief to per sons whose homes or places of buss ness were destroyed by the floods at Clermont. The object of the bill, he said, was to make available some 72 allotments of land now forming part of the railway reserve at Clermont, also to resume certain unoooupied laeds at Capelia-street for business sites, and to make the whole of these available for resi dents who had lost their homes and business people who had lost their propertby The land would bI made available at the very lowest price. In the case of Crown lands and re sumed lands, they would be pur chased at pre-flood prices. Where it was possible to allot these blocks of land that would be done. Where there was a desire on the part of more than one person to hbve one block then the land ,instead of be ing submitted to public competition, would be drawn in the ordinary way of agriculturali "election....

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N.S.W. PUBLIC WORKS Sydney, Feb. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

N.S.W. PUBLIC WORiK Sydney, Feb. 2. The Premier to-night referred to what he called the extraordinary de gree of hostility which he had found r vetted upon his own department, the Treasury. "It is," .he said, "particularly clustered around the contract with Norton Griffiths. It is a fact that! up to the present, the Government has got the whole of the advantages which were stipulated in the con tract,. and it is also a fact that the contracting firm has only got a por tion of theirs. Daring the two years of the currency of the con tract, it was agreed that £6,000,000 should be raised, and that the amount should be spent with the nrm of Norton Grifliths on public works. A substantial portion of that sum has actually been obtained as the direct result of the firm's inter vention. The Government, however, instead of carrying out its obligar tion to the firm by giving them this £6,00,00 worth of .work, has given them only a very much smaller sum. This was .due to a number of difficultie...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. LEND TO YOUR COUNTRY By investing in the WAR LOAN. It is your opportunity to help win the War. THOSE WHO CANNOT BEAR ARMS can enlist their financial support. IT IS A .PATRIOTIC DUTY- to assist to the full extent of your means. THE SECURITY IS ABSOLUTE-a direct obligation of .the people of the Commonwealth. DO NOT DELAY. Subscription List closes on 8th February. Fill in your Application Form at once. Janury, 1917. COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA.

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OUR BOUNDEN DUTY SUBSCRIBE TO WAR LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

OUR BOUNDEN DUTY SUBSCRIBE TO WAR LOAN. The Commonwea:t: Governmen is asking for a furthe £18,000,000 to meet Australia's share of the enor mous expenditure of the war. Pic ture the sufferings endured by the soldiers. Contrast our lives of com fort with theirs. It needs but little reflection to bring home to every true Australian his bounden duty in this hour of need. To subscribe to the war loan to the utmost of his resources will, it is hoped, be the determination of every loyal citi Zen The brave and noble of our young men have not hesitated to sacrifice their young lives, and many thous ands have done so in order that lib erty and righteousness shall prevail. But. what are. we doing who are not called upon to make this extreme sacrifice ? Can we say that we have done our best? The Federal Treas urer is appealing for - subscriptions to the war loan, and therein lies our opportunity to show in a decid ed manner that there is work that we can do, as the ultimate success -of the war...

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PARCELS FOR PRISONERS OF WAR Melbourne, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

PARCELS FOR PRISONERS OF WAR Melbourne; Jan. 30. The Red Cross Society has re ceived. a cable message from their commissioners stating that the dispatch of parcels to-prisoners of. war by private iqdividualls is prJ13 hibited, and that 'it is, therefore useless for the Australian friends of prisoners to send these overseas. The Red Cross Society alone is authorised to send parcels, and these are dispatched regularly to every prisoner of war. Friends de siring to supplement these .parcels should send cash 40ntributions through the Red Cross Society, and extras will be purchased with such oontributions for nominated prisoners.,

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GOVERNMENT EXTRAVACANCE MORE MONEY TO SQUANDER. Perth, Feb. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

COVERNME4T EXTAVAIIGANCE MORE MONEY TO SQUANDER. Perth, Feb. 1. Nothing definite has transpired re garding recent party political meet ings. Business and commercial men in Perth are seriously alarmed. They assert positively that the pre sent Government is the most ex travagant that has ever held office in West Australia, if not in Aus tralia. To-day's "West Australian" makes the somewhat disquieting announce ment that the Premier stated "he hoped to have his financial pro posals before the Assembly again next week." These proposals were submitted to a financial committee consisting of Messrs. Colebatch and Smith, representing the Govern ment, and Messrs. Gardiner and Willmott. representing the Country party. With reference to the work of this committee, your contempor ary adds: It is understood that no official report of their conclusions has been made to the Government, but the impression is current in political circles that suggestion will be offerer .that a graduated addition to ...

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THE RECRUITIRG CAMPAIGN [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

THE IECHUITtl CAMPAtI! Mr. Dickson. the officer on lb. goldfields for carryvisg out the ob ]ects of the State lecrui:ing Corn- - mittee in securing volunteers for service with the AI.F'., has made the necessary preliminary arrange merits for carrying through his task to a successful issue. Offices have been established in Palace Chambers, Maritana-street, a cen tral position. Mr. Dickson is wait ing a meeting to be held of the exe-: cutive oommittee for the district before the State recruiting scheme can be properly launched on the goldfields. He hopes to secure an executive" gathering for the early part of next, week for the dis-" cussion of* btusiness of much impor ftance. Members of the executive are then expected under the scheme to form local committees within their own particular sphere - 'of influence. These local com 'mittees are to 'take charge of re cruitina within their own areas by the adoption of means they deem moat suitable m encouraging vdlun teers to "come forward f...

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KALGOORLIE HEALTH MATTERS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

KALCOOULIE HEALTH MATTERS The health inspector's report to the general purposes e?pmmittee was laid before the KalgoorAie Municipal Council Tuesday night. The' report stated that since last meeting nine cases of notifiable infectious disease had been reported as occurring within the municipality, these being of diphth'eria four cases (Collins, Piocadilly and Lionel streets), enteric fever three cases (Dugan, Hannan, and Hay streets), scarlet fever one case (Brookman street), and erysipelas one ease (Government Hospital gar den). All these patients were admitted . to hospital, for. isola tion and treai?nent. Eleven houses had been fumigated since last meet ing. The disinfection of schools would be commenced next day. The msnector said a complaint had been made regarding the re moval of kitchen refuse froon a hotel '.w.sg business hb.urs. :iealth by law No. 8 provided, that "No person without the permission of the local authority shall remove or transport any offensive material betwee...

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THE MINING CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

THE IAhlING CONFERENCE A mee'ring of the East Coolgardie Prospectors and Leaseholders' As sociation was held at the Halfway Hall on Sunday. for the purpose of discussing matters in connection with the forthcoming mining con ference. Reference was made to a state ment in the press, in which the Minister for Mines intimated that he intended to appoint a committee consisting of one representative each from the Chamber of Mines, the Miners' Union, arid the Mines Department to arrange an agenda paper for the conference. S{tron'g exception was, taken to this propos al. It was predicted that the con ference would prove an expensive farce unless it devoted attention chiefly to the matter of prospecting for new fields and reviving old, neglected mining centres. The ex" elusion of prospectors' representas tives from the agenda committee indicated that there was not' a pro er appreciation of the only means b wluchb b i evival in the minina industry could be brought about. The Chamber of Mines,...

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RAILWAY EMPLOYEES' DISMISSAL Melbourne, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

RAILWAY EMPLOYEES' DISMISSAL Melbourne. Jan. 31. An extraordinary telegram has been received by the Federal Minis-1 ter for Works, Senator Lynch, from Mr. Lundie, the secretary of the South Australian branch of the Aus tralian Workers' Union, in regard to the ·recent dismissal of J. W. El liot., an employee on the eastern section of the Port Augusta-Kal-! goorlie railway, for actions which the Minister considered detrimental to discipline. It states:- "Union de. mands an inquiry into the dismissal of Elliott, Port Augusta line. We claim that this man's work never faltered since he started in the de partment, and demand early inquiry into same. Looks because he was a candidate for the Senate that he has been victimised." Senator Lynch replied that El liott's dismissal had no connection whatever with the Senate elections or politics. but arose from a serious breach of necessary departmental discipline. As the Mtnister was fully justified. he did not intend Lo alter his decision. Recen...

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WAR PATRIOTIC FUND Perth, Feb. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

WAR PATRIOTIC FUND 1?orth Fedb. 4

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KALGOORLIE MAN WINS D.C.M. FOR CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY. REMAINED WITH MACHINEGUN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

ISALGOOBLIE MHA WIINS U.C.N. FOR CONSPICUOUS GAL LANTRY. IEMAINED WITH MACHINE GUN. Mrs M. Campbell, of Parkes town, has received a letter from the Base Records Office, Melbourne, to the effect that her son. ,Private William Alexander Ross of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Machine-gun company, had been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. The extract relating to the heroic deed reads :--"'His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to ap prove of the award of the Dis nguished Conduct Medal to the id errmentioned soldier for qcts of gallantry and devotion to duty in the field, and also for conspicuous g lantry. Although severely wound i, he remained with his nachine . and ointinued firing during a itical stage of a counter-a teck, us materially assisting to defeat Private Ross is about 40 years of age, and is a step-brotler of Miss lve Cýoampbell, violinist at the o Pictures. He landed at Es . ~enme 2D years ago and from :'4b time until he enlisted about two years ego, had been pi...

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NAVAL OFFICE SHORTAGES Melbourne, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

NAVAL OFFICE SHORTAGES 1 Melbourne, Jan. 30. David Flynn O'Donoghue, a naval staff .clerk, was presented in the Oity Court to-day on five charges of having embezzled sums of money, amounting in all to £2828, paid to him as a servant of the Common wealth. In opening the case for the Crown, Mr. Cohen said that O'Donoghue was appointed a naval ttaff clerk on August 21, 1911. The first charge related to the charter of a steamer for which the Union teamship Co. was indebted to the iaval Department to the extent of 1440 6/3. According to the de oartmental practice, the Accounts ranch of the Naval Department had no knowledge of the transac tions entered into by the Contracts Cranh until oflicially notified by ,'DonoShue. In thiacase, O Dono ghue neglected t inform the Ac ounts branch, and collected the amount from the Union Co., per suading that firm to pay him by 4neans of an open cheque. ,e gav q receipt for the money on one of the cbsnpany'B blank forms, and jubsequently cashed the cheq...

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NATIONAL GOVERNMENT Melbourne, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

NATIONAL COVERNMEN r '-46---~ Melbourne, Jan. 3i. It ,was decided to-day that the " Federal Parliament will meet oh Thursday. February 8. Meetings of the reepective parties will be held a day or two beforehand. A conference took place to-day be tween the Prime Minister, Mr.. Hughes, and the Leader of the Op position. Mr. Cook, and lasted for nearly two hours. When questioned at the conclh sion' of his conversation with Mr. Hughes, Mr. Cook declined to make any statement. Mr. Hughes, however, said that the whole situation had been di." cussed at considerable length, and that the opinion of both Mr. Cook and himself as to the necessity for the -formation of a. national govern ment had been strengthened by t.he latest statements of the British Prime Minister, MAr. L'oyd George,. in regard to the ecope of the deli berations of the Imperial Wa.Cr Con ifrence. He had received a cable message, from Mr. Lloyd George setting out the matters which are to be discussed at tha'A conference, and ...

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SOUTH KALGURLI CONSOLIDATED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

SOUTH KALGUTRLI CONSOLI DATED. Half-monthly report from Decem ber 1 to 15, 1916: 5Main Shaft. No. 8 Level (700 ft.).-Winze 9 ft. north (128) was started in the north drive-43 ft. east, and sunk 42 ft. Values averaged 21 dwt. per ton over a width of 60 in. No. 6 Level (511 ft.).-North drive 150 ft. east (12U) was extended 16 ft., total 24 ft. Values averaged 42 duwt. per ton over a width of 60 in. South drive 150 ft. east (13V) was extended 21 ft., total 24 ft. Values averaged 4j dwt. per ton over a width of 66 in. Hainault Lease. 1200 ft. Level.--North' drive 430 ft. wetst (8J) was extended 5 ft., total 18 ft. There were no values. 846 ft. Level.--East drive 233 ft. north (8H) was started from the north drive 486 ft. west, 'and put out 13 ft.; the first 7 ft. assayed 10 dwt. per ton over a width of 60 i:., and from 7 to 13 ft. nil. West drive. 233 ft north (SH) was startedoppo site the above drive, arr, put out 10 ft. The 'first 6 ft. assayed 9j dwt. per ton over a width. of 66 in.,...

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EDNA MAY DEEP LEVELS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917

EDNA MAY DEEP LEVELS. SDuring January 280 tons were crushed for a. yie1d 'of 160 oz. of bullion, valued at £640.

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