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WOUNDED HUNS. THEIR UN-BRITISH MENTALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
-WOUNDED RUNS. TTEIR. UN-BRITISH MEN TALITY. By One Who Nurses Them. In .a remote corner of England, nec?ting in ,the fold of downs.that in pre-war days saw pothing more war like than a flock of sheep and their shepherd: is to be found a group of thia huts. Very small and unimpor tant they look ini the distance; al Imost like some stranded farm bui'd 'ings. On closer inspection 'they ap: pear more spacious, and aze found to be surrounded with a high, un famniliar fence of barbed wire. Outside the fence is a constant guard. For this is a war hospital neot such as is familiar, -too faniiliar' a a.ll British mothers and sisters, bui one to which wounded prisoners of war are brought, and where they are nuised back into such health and well-being as-. can remain to 'them. Thev come ,in convoys "of one or two hundred, brought hither 'by ti ain and ambulance from a seaport some miles away. Sometimes they arrive in their German uniforms, with the clay of the trenches thick upon them. More o...
EDNA MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
. EDNA MAY. The following are the details c.f the Edna May output.for the month of November :-Milled 3093 tons for 2711 oz., 7 dwt. of smelted gdl]db valued at £10,913; cyanided s200 tons of current sand, 593 tons of current slime, and 1145 tons of accu mulated slime, for a yield of 800 oz. 3 dwt. bullion, valued at £2770;' total revenue for month, £t1,683.
SALE OF STAMPS Melbourne, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
SALE OF STAMPS Melbourne, Dec. 10. Referring to the regulation gov erning the sale of stamps which was recently issued, the Postmaster General, Mr. Webster, stated yes terday that the step taken was in conformity with the postal practice throughout the world with rare ex ceptions. It was found that quite a number of persons had adopted the business of stamp vendors, not specially to meet the public de mand, but so. as to divert the legi timate and payable business from the official post offices. It was never intended that stamp vendors should be able to earn a livelihood as stamp vendors alone, nor that large firms should have any . advantage over the general community, yet he found that both conditions existed.
TRAM ACCIDENT AT FREMANTLE Perth, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
TRAM ACCIDENT AT FREMANTLE Perth, Dec. 10. A serious tram accident happened at Fremantle on Saturday night. A car, journeying towards the town from the South Beach, ran off the rails rounding the curve near Grey street and. crossing over the road way and footpath, was stopped by the stone wall embankment of a private residence. A number of people were on the car at the time, and they nearly all suffered injury c.r shock. The car itself was badly damaged, though neither tl:? ý otor man nor the conductor rec , ! any material injury. Those req.. . t. tention were removed to t;ie Fre mantle Hospital. The injured were John McIntyre, of Commercial-road, a fractured wrist; Mrs. Caroline Johnson, Cottesloe Beach, shock; Mrs. Curley, South Terrace, abra siton; Private Clarke, abrasions; George Jennings, Hampton-road, aabrasions.
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. ASSOCIATED NORTHERN BLOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
NOVEIBER OUTPUTS. ASSOCIATED NORTHERN :BLOCKS. I-ron Duke Lease. For the month of November, tri buters have treated at public mills 651 short tons of ore, yielding £1481 2/5. Profit, £158-9/7. t Victorious Leases. For the month of November, 2157 short tons of sulphide ore treated yielded £4119. Expenditure.. Ore extractionr, £1198 7/7. Ore milling, £1695 5/. General expenses, £313 2/7. Total working costs, £3206 15/2. Mine development, £230 5/3. Shaft sinking, £359 14/2. Plant and machinery, £49 9/2. Total expenditure, £3846 3/9. Profit, £272 16/3.
HOW TO STOP PAIN IN STOMACH. THE VALUE OF MAGNESIA AND HOT WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
HOW TO STOP PAIN IN STOMACH. THE VALUE OF MAGNESIA AND HQT WATER. Generations of people have em ployed hot waiter as a soother of pain in the stomach but modern physicians and specialists have dis covered and used successfully an ad dition which renders the hot water trebly efficacious. Hot water 'is still recommended in all cases of stomach pain, from whatever cause arising, but still better results are obtained if a little bisurated mag nesia is added. Hot? water attracts blood to the painful part, and the bisurated magnesia neutralises the acid, which is usua.lly the under lying cause of the pain. That is why such excellent results follow combination of the two. Readers whl, are subject to pain in the stom ach, especially after eating, should try this hot water and magnesia recipe. It renders dieting quite un necessary, for by slowly drinking half a glassful of hot water contain ing ha:f a teaspoonful of bi?urated magnesia, stomach acids are de stroyed, and food remains bland and...
THE PRIME MINISTER Melbourne, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
THE PRIME MINISTER Melbourne. Dec. 4. While Senator Gardinier formerly the Assistant Minister for Defence, was discussing at a political meet ing at Ballarat last night. Ihe part played by Mr. Hughes. the Prime Minister, in the referendum ce.m paign, a man 'interjected that Mr. iHugas was a rotter. Senator Gardiner replied:--"L have known Mr. Hughes for up wards of 15 years, and I do not care who thinks he is a rotter. I hope I will be pardoned for saying that, despite the present differences, the feeling of friendship and loyalty that has so long existed between us -has not been extinguished. I still recognise the marvellous ability of Mr. Hughes, and the great work he has done for the Labour party. At the same time, I am bound also to say that I despise the manner in which Mr Hughes left the Labour party. Although others may give expression to strong views about Mr. Hughes, I do not think they will expect me to do so."
QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, Dec. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, Dec. 1. The revenue of Queensland for the month ended November 30 was £495,296, against £436,250 for the same period of last year. Taxation showed an increase of £40.000, and railways an increase of £24,000. The revehue for the five months was £3, 034,588, compared with £2,846,812 last year, the chief items being:- Taxation, £421,129, against £231,376; railways, £1,657,149, against £1, 584,964. The expenditure for the month was £437,971, against £406, 515 last year, and. for the .lve months £2,772,030, against £2,358, 499. The excess of revenue over expenditure was. £262.558.
THE SHAREMARKET. CLARKE & CO., PERTH. Adelaide, Dec. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
THE BRlARFI ARIKET. CLARKE & CO., PERTH. Adelaide, Dec. 9, doo 8/, 57/9. St !h ld), 2681 -unction (con.), 4/31. 49/38 u flieeh, f'bayr 1/9, seller 1/11. rseverance, uyer 4d. Lake Vie an 1 tar, buyer 1/4.. Zorth lgur , buyer aid. roya aS, buyet 3rd e?oeated, buyer 8/1O. ssociated Northeri buyer 2/. ?mm dore, buyer 2/i. y, 7/, 7t5/8, 75/ (buyer 75/, aseler 75/6). idna May Consolidated (paid), buyer 137 , seller 14/86 do. (con.), buyer 10/41, seller 10 71. d My Batter (pad) 5/10 (buyer S4/7, seller 6/3); do. (con.), buyer 4/6, seller 4/9. Edn eiy (entral, 21/6, 21/4k (buyer l/, seller 21/4*). tidna May Deep, 14/71, 14/9 (buyer 14/7j, seller 14/9). Empress, 1/1, 1/2 (buyer 1/1, seller Boulder, 11/1k (buyer 117, seller 11 38). Boulder No. 1, buyer 4;d Greenfinch (paid), buyer 1/0k, seller Ivanhoe, buyer 37/, seller 40/. Mararoa, 4/9j (buyer 4/91, seller 104/10), Mount Bonnie, £5. Weston's Reward (paid), buyer 2d., seller Od. Weston's Reward (con.), buyer 2ld. Mr. R. Nicolsbn, gen...
IVANHOE GOLD CORPORATION, LTD. OUTPUT NOVEMBER, 1916. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
IVANHOE GOLD CORPORA TION. LTD. OUTPUT NOVEMBER, 1916. Battery.--20,051 tons crushed for gold valued £10,170; average per ton; 10/1.13. Sands.-9438 tons treated for gold valued £5272; average per ton, 11/".09. Slimes.-8607 tons treated for gold valued £9611; average ]er ton, 22/3.99. Concentrates.-2008 tons treated for gold valued £6854; average per ton, 08/3.2. Total.-20,051 tons treated for gold- valued £31,907; average per ton, 31/9.91. Expenditure. Ore treatment, per ton, 8/11.48; totae, £8980. Mining, per ton, 11/0.14; total, £11,040. General expenses, per ton, 1/5.0; total, £1470. Realisation of bullion, per ton, 4.07; total, £340. Total working expenses, per ton, 21/9.29; totl. £21,830. Dividend duty and income tax (est'd.), £800; London and Oolonial -filee exn. (est'd.), £270-£22,900. .Estimated profib, £9007. Date. g 81, 'O .452,408 £2,058,818 91f eo. 831, '03 167,027 559,932 68a' . 81, 'O 184,302 535,027 5?e/1 Sec. ec5, 05 196,469 533,880 34/i eo. 81, '09 208,304 "19,878 4...
LONDON METAL MARKET. Melbourne, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
LO1'DON METAL MARKET Melbourne, Dec. 0. I The Australian Metal Exchange, reports London Metal Exchange: middle quotations of December 5 as follow :--Copper, standard, spot, £151; do., three months, £143 10/; copper, electrolytic, £168 10/; lead, soft, foreign, spot, £30 10/; do., for ward, £29 10/: spelter, spot, £58 10/; do., forward, £55 10/; tin, stan dard, spot, £188 216; do., three months, £189 12/6; silver, standard, 2/9 1-16. The weight of bullion received dur ing November at the Perth branch of the Royal Mint from the various goldfields amounted to 117.050 oz. Following is a list of the "Novem-. ber yields from the principal dis tricts, the figures in parenthesis rep resenting the yield for the preceding month :--oolgardie, 1604 oz. (842); Kalgoorlie, 64,907 oz. (64,385); Men zies, 5192 oz. (2978); Dundas, 2531 oz. (2347); Mb. Malcolm, 6499 oz. (634 Mt. Margaret,s502 oz. 5402); Cue, 778 oz. (1020); Day Dawn, 8066 o. (2492) 1 W M4AMagnet, 1160 oz (725); Meeatharza, 5393 'oz.'...
TASMANIA. Hobart, Dec. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
T A&SMANIA. . Hobart, Dec. -1. The Tasmanian revenue continues to advance. The receipts . for - November amounted to £120,781, being an in crease on the corresponding Ponth of last year of £2832. The.. chief items were :-Land tax, £29.583; in come tax, £12,511-; railways £24, 197; other sources, including in texest on public accounts and the sale and. renewal of Grown lands, £26,170. The per capita payments by the Commonwealth amounted to £20, 800, or £23 less than last year. The total. revenue for the five months of the current year amounted to £540. 396, being an increase of £30,954.
GOVERNMENT FINANCE THE COMMONWEALTH. Melbourne, Dec. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
GOVERNMENT -FINANCE THE COMMONWEALTH. Melbourne, Dec. 1. . The monthly returns of Common wealth finance were made available yesterday. The Treasurer's Cus toms figures for November show a. decrease of £19,883 from the figures for November, 1915. *Nov., Nov., 1915. 1916. State. £ £ N.S. Wales . 8. ,,. 584,089 607,828 Victoria ... ... .. 397,820 887,392 Queensland ...... 161,531 104,732 Australia 87,385 100,958 W. Australia .. 69,514 79,1711 Tasmania ... ... 16,085 16,007 Northern Ter.. 480 933 Total ...... 1,316,904 1,2097,021 Decrease for the month, £19,833. 5 months 5 months ending ending 30/11/15. 30/11/10. £ .£ N.S. Waes ...... 3,124,394 3,228,470 Victoria ...... 1,968,582 2,158.933 Queensland ... ... 676,931 599,206 S. Australia. ... 380,054 486,948 W. Australia ... 357,908 353,946 Tasmania .. .... 97,851 93,433 Northern Ter. 7,250 -. 5,925 Total ......... 6,612,970 6,926,861 Increase for the 5 months. £313,891. The Post Office revenue oontinues to show a. substantial increase i...
RAILWAY FATALITY Brisbane, Dec 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
RAILWAY FATALITY Brisbane Dec 4. The local office manager at Bris bane ,received a telegram to-night from the district traffic manager at Maryborough stating that Guard Simpson had telephoned from Booyal that his train' ran 'into two boys named Halliday about. half a mile this side' of -Booyal. They were walking home from school- in a severe storm, when the train struck them. "The elder boy, aged 14, was kill ed. and the:- other boy, aged 9, badly injured.