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SCHOONER STRIKES A REEF Adelaide, Feb. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
SCHOONER STRIKES A REEF Adelaide. Feb. 8. The schooner Success, loaded with 1000 bags of wheat from Balgowan, and bound to Port Adelaide, struck a reef off Troubridge Hill on Wed nesday night, about 9 o'clock, and sank immediately. The sea was calm, but there was a heavy swell at the time of the mishap. The vessel is a total wreck. The captain and crew immediately took to the boats, and after an anxious and strenuous night pull ar rived at Edithburgh this morning in a fairly exhausted condition. The vessel sank so quickly that abso lutely nothing was saved. The Success left Balgowan last Thursday, and had sheltered at Warding Island until Sunday night, when the stores ran out, and the vessel made for Port Victoria. to -e plenish them. She left Port Vica toria on Monday night, and anchored at Pondelowie Bay on Tues day night. On striking the .eef, the Success would not pay off, and immediately foundered. ___________ 'I
A.I.F. PROMOTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
A,iF. PROMOTIONS ANE APPOINT MENTS The Governor-General, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, has approved of the follow ing appointments, promotions, etc. made in the Australian Imperial Force by the general officer com manding the Australian Imperial Forces, being confirmed: 10th Light Horse Regiment.-To be Majors: Captain H. C. H. Rob ertson. dated May 3, 1915; Captain A. C .N. Olden, dated May 9, 1916. To be Captain: Lieutenant H. Me. Donald, dated May 9, 1916. The undermentioned officers are granted the temporary rank of captain whilst second in command of equadrons of double squadron units :-Lieutenant H. B. Hamlin, 3rd Double Squa dron, and Lieutenant H. W. Harper, 2nd Double Squadron, dated July 1, 1916 To be Lieutenant: 2nd Lieu tenant P. P. Buckland, dated April 27, 1916. To be Lieutenant: Staff Sergeant-Major Robert Edmends Tree, dated July 1, 1916. 16th Battalion.-To be 2nd Lieu tenants: Company Sergeant-Majors William Burrows and Michael Wal ton and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
SCOMES ON QUIETLY. "Eveiri Picture TeUsa& Storjg r4r A BOULDER WOMAN CURED TO STAY CURED Mrs. J. Trembath, 53 Pirle Street, Boulder, says:-" A few years ago, when I was living in Broken Hill I was troubled a lot with a weak and aching back, as the result of a chill which settled on my kidneys. The pain was very severe, and hampered me a lot in getting about the house attending to my duties. One day I read of a wonderful cure effected by Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, so I decided to try some. They acted like magic in my case; one bottle gave me relief and eight bottles of the pills completely cured me. The most pleasing part of my cure is that it has proved per manent, for I have been well for nearly five years, a fact that speaks volumes for the cura tive powers of Doan's Backache Kidney Pills. My husband is also a great believer in this famous remedy." Mrs. Trembath says, three years later--"'I am pleased to bring the above statement up to date by telling you I am still fre...
THE RABBIT PEST DEPUTATION TO MINISTER FOR LANDS. Perth, Feb. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
THE RABBIT PEST DEPUTATION TO MINISTER FOR LANDS. Perth, Feb. 8. In addition to the other troubles the farmers of this State are likely. to have their troubles very con siderably increased in the near fu ture by the advent of rabbits. Dur ing the course of the deputation to the Minister for Lands on the sub ect to-day it was stated that sett lers between the No. 1 and No.ý fences were in a serious position,and that unless something were done quickly, many settlers would be ob hged to leave their holdings. It wae also stated that the existence ot rabbits on the west side of No. 5 fence had been proved beyond doubt. The deputation suggested 'that the Government should subsid ise the work of destruction of raib bits by the vermin board £1 for £1, and consider the' question of allow ing rabbits to be caught for com mercial purposes. Mr. Lefroy, on behalf of the Go vernment promised to assist in every possible way.
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION AND THEFT BOTH CHARGES DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION AND 1HEF T BOTH CHARGES DISMISSED. Frederick Johnson, who was re manded at Boulder on Wednesday last, &lt;, charges of the unlawful possession, in a house in Dwyer street, of new filter-press cloths, and of the thcft of two pillow-slips, one toilet cover, one kapoc pillow, one alarm clock, and two tin bas kets, valued at 7/6, the properly of busana f'medley, was brought before Messrs. A. Porter and B. Leslie, J's.P. in the Kalgoorlic Police Court yesterday. The charges were taken seperate ly, that of unlawful possession being first. Mr. O'Dea., on behalf of the accused, pleaded not guilty. Det Sgt. McConnell appeared for the prosecution. SDetective Read said that on Tues day morning last, in company with Plainclothes-constable Herrick, he went to a house in Dwyer-street, South Boulder, occupied by George Bul?. Whilst searching for certain articles, Herrick pulled back a mat tress on a bed in Johnson's room, said there found the filter-press cloths produce...
SCHOOL OF MINES OF W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
SCHOOL OF MINES OF W.A. The school year commences on Monday, February 28, but in the meantime parents and ambitiouns youths should note that during the day time between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. the office is open for the informa tion and enrolment of students, while on the 21st, 22nd, and 23rd it will be open in the evening from 7 to 9 p.m. also. All work starts in the elementary or preparatory stages, enabling anyone to commehee without any previous tuition in the subject. ft cannot be-too strongly pointed out that no one. should enter who does not feel that there is thrown upon himself the responsibility of, in every way, making the most of the. facilities put before him in the way of both lectures and'practical work. A would-be student, devoid of this feeling, is wasting the time of the intEultors, and is an hindrance to the 'keen students, and is not wanted. Parents can be of much assistance here. Tuition is free. The only fees are some small ones in a very few classes. Some classes su...
A LADY'S LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
A LADY'S LETTER My dear Mary, Herewith my weekly budget of news, interesting and otherwise, Miss Gladys Walsh is expected back from Perth by Sunday's train. She has been engaging her self very much, bathing, boating, picknicking, etc. Miss Daisy Walsh will leave on Wednesday for the coast., where she intends spending several weeks holiday. Miss Nett:e, who has been some years in iKaigoorlie, left by the ex press on Sunday for Perth, where she has gone to enjoy a well-earned holiday with her sister, Mrs. Sweet ing, at Victoria Park. Miss Nettle was accompanied on her journey by Mrs. H. I). Pell's daughters, who have gone to boarding school at the coast. Mr. G-. W. Bailey, who for the past two years has been head mas ter at North Kalgoorlie- State School, has received an appoint ment at Bayswater. Mr. Shaw, well known in the teaching world, has been selected to succeed Mr. Bailey. In the beginning of the year a number of ladies formed a sewing circle in connection with the Kal goorlie...
ABOLITION OF BOOKMAKERS Perth, Feb. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
ABOLITION OF 8OOKMAKE3I . . Perth, Feb. 5. In conneotion with the poposed abolition of bookmakers inthi?State, and frequent reference having been made to the state of affairs in South. Australia, where bookmakers are not aliowed, the Premier re oently sent the following telegram to the Premier of South Aus.traiai -"Kindly advise by wire, urgently, the effec of the aebolition of book makers on race meetings in your State. I understand that country meetings have increased their at tendances and racing has been puri fied in consequence of the use of the totalisator." The following reply has been re ceived:--"Police report that the to talisator here thoroughly eatisfies the public. Every bettor gets a fair deal. Attendances at country meet ings good. Striot suppression of bookmakers exeroise as far as poe sible. Report continues that the ti talisator is far preferable to the bookmaker to the majority of the public."
SCHOOLS AND DAYLIGHT SAVING Perth, Feb. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
SCHOOLS AND .DAYLIHu T VAYIN Perth, Feb'. 6. The difficulties of school children in the oountry districts in getting to school at the hour of attenda.nce under the. altered time were brought before the Colonial Secre tar. Mr . Colebatch, to-day by Mr. C. T. Barker, M.L.C.,who said that some children had. to travel tn?' miles, and it. was. inposseibe for tbem to be in tlme; Mr. Colebatoh stated thsa a opirit vr would be issued next week gh' g instruotiois to start sohoes osn rlat iSm tb* morfing
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
Rails for Trans-Australian Line. -On Tuesday the local organiser of the Australian Workers' Union, Mr. M. Cos.ello, telegraph'ed to Senator Lynch. Federal Minister for Works and Railways, reminding him that unless rails for the trans Australian line were on the water or ready for immediate shipment. plate-laving could not be resumed in March as an:icipated. Yesterday the following reply was received from Senator Lynch:-"Am doing everythir possible to. ensure early ,sirily of rails. Unforeseen diffi ??lty cropned up, but that has now .ben. overcome. Company is now rolling out rails. Have still hopes t iat ample suppply will ýrrive to entable work ..to' be resumed in 'March.'~ "
PROTEST BY LIQUOR TRADE Adelaide, Feb. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
PROTEST BY IlQUt O TRADE Adelaide, Feb. 6. Hotelkeepers and other represen tatives of the liquor industry of the State waited on the Attorney General, Mr. J. H. Vaughan, on Tuesday. Mr. Barwell, member of the House of Assembly, protested against the methods of procedure which the Licensing Court was adopting for the apparent purpose of reducing the number of hotel licences in South Australia. Notices of objections to the renewals of licences, he said, had been issued to licensees in various parts of the State setting out that the premises were required for the purpose of public accommodation. The Presi dent of the Court had visited the premises in question and -had made searching inquiries. They had really taken upon themselves the office of inspector of publichouses, and as the result of visits, notices had been served upon the licensees. In one case, even the bank book of the licensee had been examined. He personally contended that that was not a right procedure. The members of th...
BIG ATTACK ON I.W.W. Sydney, Feb. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
BIC ATTACK ON I.W.W. Sydney, Feb. 8. A serious street fight occurred at Cobar on Saturday night between I.W.W. agitators and their follow. era and hundreds of unionist and other men. When the I.W.W. meeting open ed, the fight started, and ever member of the association caugli was severely dealt with, fists and boots being used. The police were powerless, and the melee continued for a consider" bble time, men being taken out of hiding places in shops and beaten, There were also fights on Sun day.
SIR HARRY BARRON Albany, Feb. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
SIR HARRY BARRON Albany, Feb. 5. His Excellency the Governor, ac companied by Colonel Courteney, the State Commandant, who arriv ed on a farewell visit on Saturday, way tendered a civic reception to day. Replying to the toast of his health, Sir Harry Barren said he regretted leaving the State. He hnd spent seven very pleasant years here, but he wanted to see his friends in England again, particular ly the members of his family. He was, moreover, a soldier, and al though old, he hoped he might still be able to assist the cause of the Empire. He had seen a great deal of the resources of the State, and hq would have a pleasant story to tell of its prospects and possabill. ties. There would be many men to settle when hostilities ceased, and he would be able to do much in directing attention to West Austra lia. The Attorney-General, Mr. Robinson. replied to the toast of the Parliament. He said he repres ented a Government which did not stand for centralisation, but for the advancement of...
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN INSOLVENT Adelaide. Feb. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN INSOLVENT Adelaide, Feb. 6. The case of Arthur Staunton Ram say, formerly an importer of agricul tural machinery, carrying on busi ness in Currie-street, and now a clerk, was further heard at the In solvency Court on Tuesday. The accountant submitted his report, which showed that the insolvent's liabilities amounted to £714 and his assets to £21, leaving a deficiency of £093. The insolvent accounted for his. present position as being due to the heavy expenditure in his divorce proceedings, and the falling off in his business during the bad seasons of 1913-14. The case was adjourned until Feb. ruary 20.
VOLUNTARY RECRUITING THE MATTER OF RESPONSIBILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
VOLUNTARY RECRUIIThiL THE MATTER. OF ItREPONS IBILITY. The man who says that he is de terred from enlisting by a know ledge of his responsibilities may or may not be correct in his ju1g ment. The word has been used in many senses; and signifies much or little, but sifter ail the matter is one of comparison. The question to be definite.y decided is :--Are your re sponsibilities such as to prevent you going abroad to fight1 iThe matter can easily be decided by you your self. Are you fit to fight ? If so, are the reasons which prevent you don ning khaki so great that you woula rather see the Empire lose the greas game now being played for victory, than take a hand to secure for your self the well-being of your respon sibilities. Are these responsibili ties which deter you from offering your services to your country, like ly to be important, if the Hun wins the rusbber because you stay at home ? Ask yourself if you ahou:d fight for your responsibilities, We cannot answer your question. ...
GT. BOULDER PERSEVERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
OT. BOULDER PERSEVERANCE. D)uring January 16.782 'tons were trested for a yield of 4567 oz.. val ixod at X19,528. Value recovered der ton, 23/3.27. Expenditure. Mining, £6961; cost per ton, 8/$.55. Treatmtent, £9374; cost per ton, 11/2.05. General expenses, £1227; cost per ton, 1/5.54. Total working expenses, X17,562; Development account, £564. Total expenditure, £18,026.
THE SHAREMARKET. CLARKE AND CO., PERTH. Melbourne, Feb. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
THPE SHAIIEMIALEET. CLARKE AND CO., PERTH. Melbourne., Feb. 10. WTallaroo, 54/8. Broken Hill, 44/. Junction (con.), 4/2. Junction North, 8/2, 8/3, 8/4. Bullfinch, buyer 1/3, seller 1/4. Perseverance, buyer 4d. Lake View and Star, buyer 1/3, sel ler 1/7. Oroya Links, buyer 3ad. Associated Northere, buyer 1/11, seller 2/1. Commodore, buyer 411. Edna May, 68/ (buyer 67/6, seller 68/6). Edna May Oonsolidated (paid), buyer 10/6, seller 10/9; do. (con.), 8/2, 8/1 (buyer 8/1, seller 8/4). Edna May Ba?tler (paid), buyer 5/2,; seller 5/6; do. (con.), 3/8. Edna May Central, 17/10k, 18/3 (buyer 18/4 , seller 18/70). Edna May Deep, 6/3 (buyer 6/3, sel ler 6/5). Empire, seller 3d. Great Boulder, 1O/4., 10/3 (buyer 10j3, seller 10/40). Boulder No. 1, buyer 4d. Greenfinch (paid), buyer 1/6, seller 1/9. Ivanhoe buyer 35/. Mararoa buyer 5/11 ,seller 6/11. Weston's Reward (paid), buyer 9d.; do. (con.), seller 3d.