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DAYLIGHT SAVING Broken Hill, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
DAYLIIHT SAVIN( Broken Hill Ja,. ;S . Th?e A.M.A. has deeided ft:it the Da,.light Saving Act. is 4etrim?ental to the workers' interesta, and ha Ms rpsalved that so far as the line of the lode is conoerned the clocks sthal be uut back to tre old timne The e ine Managers'- Aesociation met yesterday afternoon, and agreed from that night. to start the working hours on the mines at I a..m., 0 a.m., and 5 pn.m
TRANSPORT WORKER'S Charleville (Q.), Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
TRANSPORT WORKER'S Charleville (Q.), Jan. 30. To all appearances, a big indus trial trouble is brewing in conneo tion with the Transport Workers' Union, and- there are indications that, unless settled, it will extend to Blakall, Longreach, and Hughen r,. Lonsdale, the general secre tary of the Carriers' Union, leaves here on Thursday for trisbane to n4duct important business for his grg nisýion. The transport workers will make their claims, and if unaccepted trout ble may extend to all western wool shedsL
CENTRALISATION AND COUNTRY PARTIES CONFER Perth, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
CENTRALISATION. AND C.OUNTRY PARTIES CONFER Perth, Jaon. 0. .The menmbers of the Govem eat a4ad tr parties met in no r ec e to-y for the puro at eusa Gto've..ren t.'ýp g ITh trult of the moetigs m a .nowv. but it is under bood MAp owing toh6 A6e;gý oe e Goverpuien the rd tax tioost n j ns a it prO -oI h qre??a.iha ab, ý e it be gives o.l: oo . nd s nun with 'ay* ous tj .of keepingi Bone, of the inisters believe that Wo'aid not be uzipopular if by lavish expenditure w'eres a poliey of economy mighl be extrely unpuir" . An absurd l r. f ZisSp . i 7 ita ta the gth r to.e opporitiorj n to eponomy, and some i the Mintibers vwould like to sripulate that eeonomiy should not be instituted until adter the gone:?w eleotionsa.
ECHOES OF THE REFERENDUM Melbourne, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
ECHOES. OF THE REFERENDUM Melbourne, Jan. 31. Referring to a statement made by Mr. Alex. McCallum at a meeting of the State Executive of the West Australian Labour Federation, as reported in the West Australian ress of January 19 the Minister of Defence, Senator Pearce, to-day made the following statement:- "I have no desire to follow Mr. McCallum in the anti-conscription arguments, or substitutes therefor, which were so energetically used in the easteri States during the con scription campaign, but there are one or two matters of a personal character wJlich he brings up in my name that I wish to refer to : (1) Mr. McCalluni states that he had offered his services to Senator Pearce for six months for any class of war work, free of charge, that he could do, but that the offer had bqen declined. I have perused the letter from Mr. McCallum in this matter, but can find no I reference to his pffer for any classes of war work being free of charge. He stipulated that if given a posi tion, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
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FATALITY AT MEEKATHARA Perth, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
FATALITY AT NMEEKATHARA IPertb, Jan. 31. A lad, Reginald Sableberg, aged 13, thIe eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Sab:cberg, of Mcekatharra. met with a; shocking death at Gabanin tha Station, near Meekatharra, yes terday. The lad was spending his holidays at the homestead, and, whilst driv ing in horses to the stockyard, thea horse Le was riding stumbled, throwing the boy, who became en- tangled in the reins. He was drag ged some distance, and when pick ed up life was extinct. Deceased's mother had just gone to the eastern States on a holiday.
STATE GOVERNMENT'S EXTRAVACANCE Perth, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
STATE GOVERNMENT'S EXTRAVAGCANCE Perth, Jan. 3i. The financial returns for Janzuary were made available this evening. The revenue for the month totalled £433.764. as against £394, 255 for January last year whilst tte expenditure last month totallej £482 187, compared with £493,111 for January last year. There was thus a deficit on the month's opera tions of £48,423, which brings the total deficit up to £1,976,263. For the seven months of thq financial year the revenue amounted to £2,731,945, as compared with £2,667 46$ for a similae period qf the preceding year, and the expenditure was £3,347,243, as against £3,168, 109. The Centralisation Governmen come into office in July. There hi since then been no falling off in the revenue. On the contrary it has improved. During the six montlr the Ministry has been in office, the total revenue received was 49, 510,254 as against £2,456.320 re ceived during the corresponding six months of the previous finanm cial year. Unfortunately the ex pen...
SUICIDE BY EXPLOSIVE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
SSUICIODE Y EXPLOSIVE An inquest into the circumstances surrounding the death of Alexander Bedingfeld, whose body was found in the bush on Sunday last, was held in the Kalgoorlie Courthouse Wednesday afternoon before Mr. E. R. Brown, acting coroner, and a. jury consisting of Messrs. H. Tran turn (foreman), A. R. Davis, and E. Fisher,. Dr. Mathlews,. D.M.O.. said that when the body was brought to the hospital it was in a very decom posed state. The face and mnost of the head were missing, and what looked like brain was scattered over the clothes. Death was ap parently due to an explosion. Angela Bousarto. a single woman, said she had known the de ceased since 1910. They had been living together happily until heo. started drinking about 12 months ago. On several occasions she had summoned him for the maintenance of his three' children. Some time ago he had a quantity of dynamite and caps, which he said he wanted for a mine. She took the explos ives from him and gave them to a constabl...
KALGOORLIE ELECTRIC LIGHTING ENGINEER'S NOVEMBER REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
KAIGDORLIE ELECTRIC LifHTIND ENGINEER'S NOVEMBER REPORT. The report of the electrical engi neer to the Kalgoorlie Municipal Council shows that for November 59,638 units were sold, as compared with 68,402, a falling-off of 8764; equal to 12.8 per cent. "-This," he' says, "is a heavy diminution, which can partly be accounted for by a. day less between meter readings this Sovember as compared with last November, but -that would 'only asu count- for 2000 at most - The fall ing off in lighting is comparatively small, . being 997, or 2.9 per cent.,? but power shows a diminution o: 4000. odd and heat over 1200, which. implies that last November was a hot month, while we know that the' one under review was unusually cold.: The fact that the stone crusher has not been at work this. November,: and. was last November, also . ac counts for the loss. of 1500 units used for municipal purposes. . The. bulk of. the decrease, therefore,. can . be set down,. to : the vagaries of the climate, which ne...
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION THE ROLL OF HONOUR 269TH CASUALTY LIST. Perth, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
AUSTRALIAN, IN .ACTION THE ROLL OF HONOUR 269TH CASUALTY LIST. Pert'h Jan. 30. The 269th list of casualties among, West Australians with the A.I.F., in which the men whose rank iR not anentioned are private soldiers, is as follows: WEST AUSTRALIA. DEATHS. C. H. Sinclair, Toodyay, killed in action; L.-Opl. W. Gilbert Eng land, killed in action; W. P.. Knowles, Cranbrook, killed in ac tion, previously reported ill, second occasion ; G. McCurdy, Ireland, killed in action; F. E. Hicks, Sand-1 stone, killed in action; F. 'E. Pell, North Perth, killed in action, : miss ing, bhelieved drowned; Sgr. R. Legge, England, died of wounds,' previously .reported dangerously ill; C. E. Go!ber, Gorowa (N.S.W.) died of wounds; F. Gould, England died of Wounds' previously ireporte .wounded and dangerously ill G1 Murray, Bayswater, died of illness, previously reported seriously ill A. C. Turner, Parkside (S.A.), died of illness, previously reported ill; M T. Elvin, Pinjarrah ded of illness; J- . V. Whi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
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PROPOSED MINING CONFERENCE Perth, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
PROPOSED MINING CONFERENCE Perth, Jan. 30. Speaking with reference to the oomnplaint of the Eastern Goldfields Prospectors and Leaseholders' Asso ciation at their meeting on Sunday regarding the proposed mining con ference, the Minister for Mine, Mr. Robinson,informed the "Miner" rep resentative to-night that he wanted the conference to be as representa tive as possible and that he was quite willing to appoint a represen tative of the association to the com mrtotee. The agenda paper would be prepared with all the points of view kept in mind. It was necessary to appoint a committee to boil down the various matters to be submit ted to the oonference, otherwise it would be sitting for twelve months instead of aboutf a week.. Many sub jects already given notice of only required submniesion' to the depart mental engineers for solution. He was pleased to grant the request of the association, which he would have granted previously if an appli cation had been made to him. He wanted disoussi...
SHOCKING RAILWAY FATALITY Hobart, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
SHOCKING ilAILWAY FATALITY Hobart, Jan. 30. Shortly "after 1 p.m. to-day, a shocking accident took place at the Hdbart Railway bttation whereby W. N. Dennis, an elderly railway band employed as a casual carpen ter, lost his life. The train from Glenorchy, consist ing of an engine and one carriage and a van, came to No. 3 platform, and, after discharging passengers, proceeded to shunt out. Dennis was engaged in the repairing of No. 3 platform, and how be got on the line is a mystery. Hle may have left some tools there, or gone down en the permanent way for some other reason. It is stated that he war slightly deaf, and may not have heard the train coming back. Tihe trail. passed over his body, crushing almost every bone and death must have been mercifully instantaneous. When the signalman gave the driver of the train the sig'nal to shunt out, he saw no one on the line. He only saw the-deceased just as the car was nearing tmm, and did his best to attract his at tention, but failed.
AGRICULTURAL BANK Perth, Jan. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
ACRICIWLTURAL BANK Perth, Jan. 29. SMr. Johnson resumed the second reading debate on the Agricultural Bank Amendment Bill in the Legis lative Assembly to-day. The reading was carried on the voices. In committee, Mr. Scaddan ob jected to the Government's power to spend money without submitting to Parliament what was wanted. The Minister replied that the scheme was to prepare farms for the hbomecowiing of farmers. There must be no delay. The third reading was made an order of the day for the next sit ting.
WATERSIDE WORKERS' STRIKE Hobart, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
WATERSIDE WORKERS' Si BIKE -I Hobart, Jan. 30. The dispute between the Hobart. waterside workers and the shipping companies as to the rates for hand-' ling coal has been satisfactorily ad juisted as the outcome of a confer tence arranged by the State Pre mier, Mr. Lee, with representatives of the respectave parties . An agreement was arrived at in) which the men are to resume ivork; at the contract rates fixed by the' Arbitration Court for the handling; of coal into steamers or lighters at Hobart. It wasr further agreed that all other handling of coai, not covered by the above-mentioned contract provisions, shall be 'paid for at the rate of 2/ per hour -ordinary rate, a?d 31 per hour for overtime. Other I minor matters were amicably set tled. The Taviuni is to load coal at) 1Newcastle for Hobart, and will ar rive before the end of the week. The rates demanded by the men ere 2/9 ,per hour for day work, and 4/1 for night work
WHOLE-MEAL BREAD Sydney, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
WHOLE-MEAL BREAD Sydney, Jan. 30. The State Bakery is considering the desirability of making an at tempt to popularipe the whole-meal bread. The product is cheaper to manufacture than white bread, be sides being more wholesome and nourishing. This is not a proposal to supply the public with* State bread, but to bring under its notice the value of the whole-meal product, in the hope that, in con sideration of health and economy, the public will demand a cheaper, loaf. For private bakers, the manager of the State Bakery estimates that the cost of bread manufacture would be. reduced from £11 5/ per ton to £9 101 by the use of 'hole meal flour.
THE PITY OF IT [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
THE PITY OF IT It has been well said t Mef" ory is left us to sweeten the days of our advancing years. That memories of the past can be equally sweet. to all alike is, of course, impossible. But this much is certain that many of our painful experiences, when recalled, oonm? wit. added bitterness because ' ol the knowledge takt they might have been avoided. SThis reflection is prompted b rend?ing a letter from Mr. W. Highl which is typical of many thousands that we have received from all parts of our scattered Empire: Writing on July 25th, 1915, from 31 Rutland-street, Petrie Terrace, Bris bane, Queensland, he said: "My recollection of Mother Seigel's Sprup extends back to my boyhood's days, for it was the re needy which my niother used to al ways give me whenever anything went amiss with my health. But my own best experience of it was gained some three years back in Sydney, N.S.W. I had but recently arrived from the Hl-omeland, and the ohange of climate, diet, and methods of living ...
ABOLITION OF BOOKMAKERS. Perth, Jan. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 6 February 1917
ABOLITION OF BOOKMAKERS Perth, Jan. 30. The action of the Rev. S. H. Cox in siding with the bookmakers after being one of their most strenuous opponents has had the effect of at tracting a considerable amount of public interest to the question. The, rev. gentleman paid a visit to the trotting meeting last even ing and afterwards expressed him self as absolutely disgusted at the sight of women fighting for tickets on the tote. Perth. Jan.. 30. At a meeting of the City Coun cil to-day a request was received from churches and citizens, asking' that support should be given to the motion, "That the bookmaker should be abolished, and the num ber of race meetings reduced." After discussion, it was decided to endorse the appeal.