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NOR'-WEST WOOL GROWERS Melbourne, Feb. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

HOR'-WEST WOOL CROWERS .. lMelbourne, Feb. g. Ina thie House of Re~pesenta~tives to-day, Sir Joh.i Forrest said that he had brought under the notice of the Wool Board, the position of •the woolgrowers of Norta-west Aus tralia, but he had not got a reason able reply from the Wool Board.The north-west was a, wool-growing area, asid much of the wool grown there had been shipped to England via Singapore. The Wool Board had re fused to allow the wool to go via Singapore. It insisted on the wool coming to' Fremantle, although there were ships' going to Singapore and more to Fremantle. PAs a result the North-West wool growers had to store their wool. Ships had been promised in March, but the woolgrowers wanted their money; There were 13,000 bales wail -ing on th coast, and some on toe jetties, yet a ship went from Fre mantle to Singapore thatcould carry S4000 bales, but not a bale was al lowed" to -be sent away. Mr. Sampson: Why? Sir John rorrest: Because the wool had to be brought ' to Fr...

Publication Title: Western Argus
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WESTONIA. Westonia, Feb. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

WESTOMA. \ Westonia, Feb, 5. Greenfinch Proprietary Co. The development work at the Greenfinch is moving along with excellent, results; the ore bins are full and much stone is broken be low awaiting haulage for the forth coming. battery run. The 90 ft vertical shaft, south. of the main incline shaaft, is becoming a centre of much interest. In a north-west crosscut a new reef, 2 ft. 6 in. wide, has been intersected, and it promises to improve in size. Gold contents have lust started to come in with regularity, and although at present the bulk average value is only 4 dwt., there is .much hope of improvement in this vein. It ap pears to be quite distinct from the quartz body now being broken for crusaing in the main underlay shaft.' Apparently it is a parallel ore body and naturally suggests possibilities. The main ore body quartz is well up to previous stan dard--- gross return of over an ounce to the ton. In view of the faulty plant at. his command, Mr. John Elsbury. the manager, mus...

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LONE STAR G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

IAINE STAR G.M. CO. At a meeting of the Lone Star G.M. Co., Laverton, held in Mel bourne oan Jaeti.ry 22, the chairman said that the mine had been un watered. The main shaft was in first-class order and the drives and pa?ses only require oleaning up to resume work. There' ?as about 25,000 tons of ore ready to be bro ken down. Assays made were as follows :-200 ft. Level: 170 ft. or stone averages 8 ft.; 42/ per ton. Reef in face 12 ft.; assays 60!. 100 ft. Level: Reef for 150 ft.. 8 ft. ; 38/5. For 5000 ft. along the surface samples taken from oosteens and varous shafts average 29/6., the reef being 8 ft. for the entire dis tanee. The shaft 800 ft. south of main shaft, 45 ft. deep, reef exposed for 120 ft., averages 10 ft. and aes says 29/. Shaft 10 chains further south, depth 35 ft.. reef 7 ft., assays 57/4. No work has been done on either of these two shafts. North of main shaft 256) ft.. in a shaft 45 ft., wref 10 ft., assays 55/6. An up to-date battery and cyanide plant is to be ...

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ROSS SEA PARTY Melbourne, Feb. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

ROSS SEA PARTY Melbourne. Feb. 5. The following message has been received by the Prime Minister from Captain Davis, of the Aurora. dated February 5, 1917:- "The Aurora arrived at Cape Evans, all well, on January 10, and relieved the seven survivmg mem bers of the Shackleton expedition, namely Stevens, Joyce, Cope, Wild, Richards, I. O. Gaze, and Dr. Jack, who were found all well. "I regret to report that during the second year of the expedition, the Rev. A. R. Spencer-Smith died of lscurvy on the barrier, on March 9, 1916. Captain Mackintosh and V. 0. Hayward perished on May 8, 1916, being overtaken by a blizzard, which broke up the sea ice, over which they were attempting to cross from Hut Point to Cape Evans. "The Aurora left McMurdo Sound on January 19, and should arrive at Wellington about February 10. The next-of-kin of Smith is his mother 51 Palace-street. Westmin ster, London ' Captain Mackin tosh. wife Etlel, Indens, Bedford, n Bandj Hayward, mother, Ecklin e Connaught-road,...

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FEDERAL PARLIAMENT Melbourne, Feb. 8. The Federal Senate met to-day. Imperial Conference. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

F- - FEDERAL- _PARLIAMENT Melbourne, Feb. 8. rThe Federal Senate met to-day. Imperial Conference. Senator Ferrieks gave notice to move :-"That ay~ agreement ar Ived at at the bnpral Conference fuld not be b1ding upon the onwea~th, until it ýs 'a proved by the Commonwealth Parlhameht. SLe gu(ardng Soldiers. Senator Russell, reply to Sena Spr Grant said that caref wat kapt "b y th Ieo )? $ n. t ot?f all ben w?co to that their n es shou no removed from the roll. Everything po?.ibe . was done to ptevent Mistakes, bte it was considered that from 1 per cent. to is per cent. of the atnmes were inadver tently removed. -temantie- algoorlie Railway t-aLe. Seaator Lynch, n reply to Sena tor eedham,s id,:th t the Govern ment ad ot een ii muin ca 1on wih 4ie oarnmnf? o oWest 'ustra o. l teration 9f the gauge .o the rralw&y from sal goorlie to rem te, but he was 6ow aski fo tl views ~pf the Goyernmnw pon te at r. Unemployed and Pubi ork. Senoao rdiner asked : 'Jn. view of the noere actio ...

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YOUNG WOMAN'S DEATH Perth, Feb. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

YOUUN WU1 H 0 15 ATH Perth. Feb. 6. Some sensational evidence was given at the inquiry to-day into the 4eatb of Cora Ingram, aged i8, at the Perth Public Hospital a few Albert ery Yelland, a commer cial traveller, stated that deceased had been in his employ about Mx months. She used to keep co Impany with a soldier until he left for the front three months ago. During the time she was in witness' house Dr. Baker attended witness' cn and wife. Deceased was taken ill, and Dr. Baker was sent for. Dr. Baker called at the house and asked for -a glass of hot water. This was pro vided, and he washed his hands,and then went into deceased's room. He was there between ten and fif teen minutes, and on coming out made out a prescription, which was duly made up. Dr. Biker after wards ordered deceased to be taken to the hospital. Detective Dungey stated that on January 16 he went to the Perth I Public Hospital in response to a: telephone message from Dr. Barker, acting G.R.M.O. The latter report- ...

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THE Western Argus PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY. KALGOORLIE, FEB. 18, 1917. WOMAN'S WAR SPHERE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

THE eifer *lrgue PUBLHSD EVERY TUESDAY. KEALGOORLIE, FEB. 18, 1917. WOMMA'8 WAR SPHER? . gade mobilised itself for active ser vice of a more practical kind than dynamiting Lloyd George's favour ite golf links and week-end cottage. Gone are the days when female franchise was sought to be popular ised by putting vitriol and phos phorus in letter 1 oxes, and inter viewing Premiers with dog whips. The "militants" have come to their senses and are doing good war work, but the agitation for female franchise is far from defunct, and the electoral conference's recoon menldations have re-awakened its activity. This conference has pro posed a severely limited female franchise, restricted to women who havw the right to vote in local gov ernment districts, or who have hus bands at the front. Miss Sylvia Pankhurst has momentarily divert ed her attention from n Red Cross work, to announce that this would be entirely unsatisfactory, and that I nothing less than adult suffrage will fill the bill. M...

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COMMONWEALTH WAR LOAN Melbourne, Feb. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

COMMONWEALTH WAR LOAN Melbourne, Feb. 9. Particulars of the result of the fourth Australian War Loan were to-day made available by the Com anonwealth Treasurer, Mr. Poynton. !The total 8ubhscriptions to date are: £ From the Publie ... 13,406,080 From the Banks ...... 4,840,500 Total ......... 18,246,580 The subscriptions from the various States were as follow :- State Sub- Amount acribers £ New South Wales 17,548 8,655,960 Victoria ........ 15,908 6,426,740 Queensland ... 3,306 1,282,340 South Australia ,.. 4,285 1,155,860 West Australia ... 2,000 428,480 Tasmania ..... 1,764 279,540 Papua 11 2,060 Australian Soldiers in London ...... 275 15,600 Total ... 44,397 18,246,580 The applications of £100,000 and eve: are : Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 41,000,000; Bank of N.S.W., £1,00,000; Australian Mu tual Provident Society, £103,000; Mutual Life and Cilizeps Assuranne, Company, Ltd.. £1,000,000; Oom mercial Banking Company of Syd ney, Ltd., £500,000; Bank of Aus tIalasia, £439,500; U...

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THE EMPRESS G.M. CO. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. Melbourne, Feb. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

THE EMPRESS G.M. CO. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. . Melbourne, Feb. 8. The half-yearlý meeting of share holders in the Empress Gold Mines, Mount Magnet, was held to-day. Mr. iW. A. Bennett, who presided, in moving the adoption of the reports and balance sheet, said that so far the mine had been a disappoint ment, but recent letters from Mr. W. J. Rickard,the mine manager, seemed to indicate that he was still hopeful that the mine would be placed on the dividend list. The winze below the 338 ft. level, at 150 ft. south of the shaft, was down to 70 ft. Values were improving in the bottom, and the mine manager was of opinion that payable values would be found 'at depth. There was 2000 tons of ore in sight above the level, but before this block of stone could be economically mined, it would be necessary to' sink the shaft a further 85 ft. to 420 ft. This was being done the totalA depth be ing 357 ft.; and when the required depth was reached a level would be' "h?rven south, and the ore stoped an...

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SENATOR LYNCH AND A.W.U. Melbourne, Feb. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

SENATOR LYNCH I MB A.W.U. Melbourne Feb. 9. Lively interchanges took place this afternoon between the Federal Min ister for Works, Senator Lynch, and Mr. F. W. Lundie, secretary of the Adelaide branch of the Australian Workers' Union. The latter was ac companied by the president. Mr. J. Murphy. Senator Lynch stated at the out set that it would depend on the per sonal attitude of the deputation to him whether he would hear them at all. Mr. Lundie: We are not coming cap in hand to you, Senator Lynch. If you won't receive us, we will say good day. aMr. Lundie, among other requests, asked that an enquiry be held into the dismissal by Senator Lynch of J. W. Elliott from the construction works of the Port Augusta-Kalgoor? lie railway. He said that it occurred after Elliott's name had appeared on the selection list as a candidate for the Senate. Elliott contended that he was discharged on that ac count. Senator Lynch: Did you tell the press in Sydney that he was sacked by me because of his...

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COASTAL RACING. CANNING PARK. JUMPERS' FLAT RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

COASTAL RACING. CANNING PARK. JUMPERS' FLAT RACE. One mile and three furlongs. Tctoki. T. J. Stratton's, by Sko pos--Dependent, 6 yrs., 10.1 (O'Dea) ........................... 1 Remus, W. D. Atwell's, 9.6 (Darcy) ............... 2 Flagpole, J. Jeffery's, 9.3 (Chand ler) .. ..................... ... ... 3 Others: Skiptbn,° 12.0 (Fletcher) Sir Rhubarb, 11.5 (Black); Cap and Bells, 11.2 (Barden); Bundorrie, 9.2 (Spiers). Betting: 5 to 4 aget. Cap and Bells, 5 to 1 Tetoki, Sir Rhubarb or Bundorrie, 7 to 1 Remus, .10 to 1 Skipton, 12 to 1 Flagpole. Totalisator.-.Straight-out: Invest ed, £67; dividend, £3. Plae e cIi vested, £156 10/; ?ivideinds, 15/, 27/, 42/. FIRST-CLASS ,PLATE. S Six furlons. ' Lady Clasp, B. Ralph s, by 'Fide lis--Clasp, 4 yrs. (M'cKenna) ;.. 'l Silver Lad, P. A. Connolly's, 8.12 (Sermon) ... ... .. .:. '. .1 Ireland, W. 3Markas, 9.9 (Crack: nell) . . ... .. ....... ... ... .:. ... 3 Otlirse: fiss Alison, 8.12 (Sam Qf .1? a inollo7r, 7, (BigP1id) P- 1tt. tox, 7.5 (Wa...

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GENERAL WAR NEWS London, Feb. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

CENERAL WA NEWS London, Feb. 4. Telegrams from Washington say that the popular demand for war is spreading in consequence of the torpedoe.iug of the Housatonic, and that if it is confirmed wax is in-i evitable. New York, Feb. 4. Reports from the United States' Consuls at Plymouth and elsewhere state that the Heosatonic was pro e.dly warned. -Thisfaews has great y relieved the tension in America, because it means that the United States is not yet definitely involved in the war. The consular reports further state that the Housatonic's total crew of 37 were rescued by the submarine,! which towed them 90 miles towards land. From later information it appears that the Housatonic was sunk at mid-day on Saturday. The submar ine commander had the vessel duly searched before he sank her,_ and gave the crew an hour to leaPve the ship. He said he had orders to sink every ship he met. LondoL, Feb. 4. Lloyds states that the captain and crew of the Housatonic have beeu landed. New York,. Feb. 4. C...

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GOLDFIELDS RACING. KALGOORLIE RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

GOLDFIELDS RACING. KALGOORLIE RACING CLUB. The weather was cool and plea sant on Saturday afternoon, and there was a good attendance at the February meeting of t'he Kalgoorlie Rlacing Club. The track was in good going order, fields were fairly large (64 horses etartilng in the six events), and the raming throughout was interesting. In the First Divi sion Handicap the owner was fined £1 for using wrong colours. The running of Admilla in the Fourth Division Handicap was questioned, the inquiry being adjourned until 4.15 p.m. to-day. In the Final Han dicap Mr. J. Rinaldi started Moou yoon and St. Fitz, the former, rid den by J. McGowan,starting favour ite. St. Fitz, ridden by H. Whit bread, made the pace all the way into the straight, where Moonyoon ran up into second place. Below the distance St. Fitz was still elear of the favourite, who was gradually overhauling the leader. At the half distance St. Fitz was slightly in front, but Moonyoon got on terms with him a little further on an...

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THE ANTARCTIC (Copyrighted in Australia and New Zealand by the Australian Press Association, in Great Britain by the "Daily Chronicle," and in the United States by the New York "World.") Wellington (N.Z.), Feb. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

THE ANTARCTIC (ttopyrighted in Australia and New Zealand by the Australian Press Association, in Great Britain by the "Daily Chronicle," and in the United States by the New York " "World.") Wellington (N.Z.), Feb. 8. The following is Sir Ernest Shackleton's copyright report by wireless from the Aurora, giving fur ther details with regard to the men left behind in 1915: "On March 22 1915, all the parties were back at Hut Point. Some of the men were frost bitten. Constant. blizzards raged, and the tempera ture was 30 degrees below zero. A party then went south, and laid a depot at Minna Bluff, 79 degrees south, 169 degrees east, and the fur thest depot in 80 degrees east. Six teen of the dogs died on the trail, and it was June before the party reached Cape. Evans,; owing to the constant blizzards breaking the newly-formed ice. They found the Aurora gone. There were ample provisions of fish, meat, and blubber, but a lack of clothing. Owing, to! the death of the dogs, sledging was start...

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SCOLDING IS HARMFUL [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

SCOLDING- I HARMFUL In most cases it is positively harm ful to scold nervous, fidgety chil dren; harmful because the condition is usually aggravated by this form of punishment. Children are nervous because they inherit a tendency to nervousnesst because they overstudy or overwork, or because they are run down physie alhateer the cause, nervous chil dren .need. careful r:anagement. Ia' stead of impatience and scolding, see that the patient does not ovetý 'work or over-study; give god nourishing food, suficient out-of-doer exercise and. as sa nonalo hol¢ tonic. Dr. Williams Pink Pills ar* the tonic for such casem, harmle* sugar-coated and easy to take. , the tonic treatment builds up child's nervous strength there be less demands on you tempe less temptation to doold. When ner vouns hldren get in "ta)ams" them to bed. whatever the hou ot the day. If parti eon ea give thi child a warn s turn it to bed. Persi the treitmunnt with W Pills, the nh I?? 631!?n1oe. It t dssoef; .

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RIVERINA SOUTH G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

RIVERINA SOUTH G.M. Report for fortnight ended Feb' ruary 9:-Main shaft sunk to 851 ft. North shaft: Completed preparatory work; commenced driving north and south at 290 ft. ; driven 18 ft. north and 10 ft. south; average vah?e of reef 50/ over widith of 52 in. Good progress with plant.

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EDNA MAY DEEP LEVELS. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. MANAGER EXPLAINS POSITION. Melbourne, Feb. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

EDNA MAY DEEP. LEVELS. IIALF-YEARLY MEETING. MANAGER EXPLAINS POSI TION. Melbourne, Feb. 9. One of the most interesting meet-f ings held in Melbourne took place to- i day, when about 70 shareholders in the Edna May Deep Levels Company assembled to hear the explanation of Mr. N. S. Stuckey, mine manager, as to the position at the mine. Mr. C. N. Armytage, chairman of direc tors, presided. Mr. Stuckey said it was possible that the dyke that intruded in the south-east end of the Edna reef at the 300 ft. level of the Edna May mine, was a branch of the dyke at the Deep Levels 480 ft. level. Nei ther of those dykes was the main body of greenstone rock, and, so far I as data available at present went, he did not expect to reach the main body of greenstone rock be fore the shaft was 650 ft. deep. There was no reason why the reef should not be as strong and as rich as ever under the dyke now showing in the shaft, but it was possible that the dyke would follow the reef chan nel 'some distance...

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HOTEL INFLUENCE ON ROCKERS Y.M.C.A. COUNTER-ATTRACTION. APPRECIATION BY SHIP-OWNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

HOTEL IlNFLUEti"Er O RtOCKEfi$ Y.M.C.A. COU'NTER-ATTRAC TION. APPRECIATION BY SHInP OWNIERS. l In view of the cabled information that there is talk of the British Go-' vernment dealing e;rly and drastic" ally with the liquor consumption on the Clyde owing to the loss of tame in shipyards due to drunkenness, advice which has just been received in Australia concerning the opera 'tion of.taie Y.M.C.A. dock canteens at Liverpool. is interesting. ? Wi? the formation of the. Dock ers' Battalion of the King's Liver pool Itegiment a Y.M.C.A. khaki canteen was opened scme months back. The object was to supply men of the Dockers' Battalion with meals of the best quality at a rea i onable price, thereby counteracting the attraction and influence of the "pub." The effort met with such success 1 that an extension of the work on a large scale for aAl dockers was aug gested. The Board of Control i(Liquor Traffic) approached the Mer Ssey Docks anrd Harbour Board and the Liverpool Shigowners through...

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THE ANTARCTIC EXPLORERS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

THE ANTARCTIC EXPLORERS. The last page of the history of Shackleton's disastrous expedition to complete Scott's work of explor ing the frozen Antarctic, continent is now being turned over. The scheme was most ambitiously plan ned; but adverse fate decreed that it should accomplish nothing in the way of discovery, and little else, ex cept to demonstrate anew the heroic fortitude of.British explorers under the most severe and extraordinary privations. Shackleton's ship, the Endeavour, has for nearly twelve months been beneath the icy waters of the Antarctic. His seconca ves sel, the Aurora, badly crushed, struggled back to New Zealand 11 marooned at the gallant Scott's old base on Ross Island. She has now rescued seven of the ten, after two years' isolation in the frozen south , and is on the point iof landing them in New Zealand. Well it was for them that the substantial hut, which Cap tain Scott erected for winter quar ters in his last and fatal expedition, was available for shelter...

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COASTAL RACING. GOODWOOD. Perth, Feb. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917

COASTAL RACINGT. GOODWOOD. Perth, Feb 7. The W. A. Racing 'Association's Trotting Hundred fisture was well attended to-day. The Trotting Hun-. dred attracred 17 runners, and was won by Star H., who went to the! front early and won comfortably. A rank outsider in Fleetlock won the opening race of the day, and paid the handsome dividend of £47 14/. I An inquiry was opened and-adjourn-t ed into the performanqe of Aversion in the Guildford Handicap the joc key Bowering being ordered to stand down pending a decision of the sti pendiary stewards in the matter. The following were the results: FOURTH DIVISION HANDICAP. Six furlongs. Fleetlock, 7.7 (Conway) ......... 1 Nuncyland, 7.7 (Strickland) ...... Masseuse. 9.9 (Bowering)... ...... 3 Ten others started. Betting : 6 to 4 agst. Masseuse. 14 to 1 the winner. Dividends.--Straight-out. £47 14/; place, 44/, 31/, 8/. Won by a head. Time, 1 min. 19 sec. SECOND DIVISION HANDICAP. Five and -a quarter furlongs. Belgian Belle, 9.9 (Bowering) ... 1...

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