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CONSCRIPTION IN NEW ZEALAND Wellington, Dec. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
CONSCRIPTION IN NEW ZEALAND Wellington, .Dec. 3. It is oficially stated that apro pos of die coal miners' strike the Defence Department will help i4i every way towards exeut inq miners who may be called, up if the military ballot. Private advices received in We? lington state -that the Blskbifi miners, in addition to their pretd against conscription, demand an in crease of 17j per cent. in the mini. mum wage. The Denniston miner decided to cease work if any their own members were oonsoripti etd. At the Coal Miners' FedenaSioe meeting in Wellington, Mr. A$ budkle, the secretary, and Mr. Semple, an agent, made the follow. Ing joint statement cooncerning Blacelball:-"They have taken thb initiative on themselves. The exe cutive has advised them to resume work. With regard to the rumours that other mines will stop on Mon day, ve put the statements down as rumours which are. not likely to eventuate, at present at any rate. The executive is bound to have something to say before that hap pe...
WHEAT AND WOOL Melbourne, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
WHEAT AND WOOL Melbourne, Dec. G. The Prime Minister stated to-day that he huad hoped that finality would have been reached that day with regard to the sale of the Aus an wheat crop and wool clip to Gret Britain. A special meeting of the Wheat Board had been call ed for that day in anticipation of receiving a cable message from London in respect to tle wheat deal, but the board had been di? appointed. No message had arriv ed. The Cabinet crisis in Great Bri tain, which had culminated that day in the resignation of Mr. Asquit.h as Prime Minister, had doubtlessly absorbed the attention of the Ministers to such an extent that it had been impossible to give the speedy attention that would other wise have been given to such impor tant matiters.. In view of the latest developments those interested in the sale of Australian wheat and wool might have to wait for two or three days now before it would be. possible to arrive at finality in re gard to the projected deals.
EDNA MAY DEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
Report to December 4:-No. 1 winse sunk .8 ft. t ander Shaft values. 2 oz. No. 2 winae secure against leakage; main drive ad vanced 12 ft.; value, C dwyt. ; length of reef in drive, 117 it. LAbout 13 ft. additional length is ex posed in No. 1 wine e; total length 130 ft. 8tripped foot wa so 'ft? ft. in drive; values, 15 dwt. ; width- of reef, 25 ft. Com pressor in position; other machin ery erection proceeding.
MT. KEITH. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
BIT. KEITH. It is pleasing to chronicle that at least one mining .centre (despite war times) is gradually, but surely, forg ing al~ad, and, al'though at present only 18 men are. employed working the various properties on this field, they have broken, raised, and treat ea over 1500. tons in 12 months- .about a record for W.A. (writes the "Leonora Miner"). The recent crushings, and the general outlook of the district, has attraobed several others to this centre, and during the past few weeks several other .hol4 ings have been taken up, which will give a fresh impetus to the district. Last .week, Messrs. Duffy and Scuthey, owners of the Misdeal mine, crushed 2131 tons for a yield oI 249 oz. 3_ dwt., a return which realised somewhat. over expecta tions. The lode material.is of large dinmensions in this property and easily mined, and the owners re.prt a large quantity of ore' of similar grade in eight. Messrs. Watson and party cleaned up during the week a parcel of 10i tons, .which :yiel...
EDNA MAY BATTLER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
EDNA MAY BATTLER. Report to December. 4:--50 ft. level: Reef, 15.-in.; value, x16 dwt. 100 ft. level: Reef north stope, ..18 in. value, 0 dwt. South stopes: 30 m.; value, 30 dwt. 150 ft. level: North drive extended to 20 .ft.; reef . ft., value 12 dwut. South stopes: eef, 18 'in, wide; vlue 5 dwt. rain full time, Oalled tenders sink??igh
MURCHISON-GOLDFIELD [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
MURCHISON-GOLDFIELD A report issued by the Mines De partment states :-"During October 1035.50 tons were treated m the Mlt. .Magnet districb for a return of 709.69 fine oz., and. an' additional 8.90 fine ounces of dollied gold were obtained. At Lennonville cen tre 753 tons yielded' 274 fine oz.,.and at Mt. Magnet centre 282.50 tons re turned. 216.26 fine.oz. Sands treat ed at Paynesville gave 14.78 fine oz., and a further 204.64 fine oz. were ob tained from the treatment of sands throughout the district generally. "The September .returns' from the Cue and Day Dawn districts have only just been received owing to a dislocation of the local office . staff occasioned by illness, These ' re turns show that at Cue the total yield for that month was only 526 fine os. from 790 tons- crushed. There was no public crushing at 'the Cdee' One 'battery, which .would. partly.. account fo? the -siall. toni nage. .The ' Light.: of Asia. main tained its consistency, cr.tishing. 375 tons for' a return ...
GOLDEN POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
- GOLDEN POINT 11 The third meeting of shareholders was held in Adelaide on November 68. The chairmen of directors (Mr. Mf. B. Hamer) presided. The chair man stated that there was little to add further than that contained in the printed report forwarded to shareholders with the bplauce sheet and statement of accouwnt. Regard ing operations at the Westonia lease. the -prospects hard proved at times fairly, encouraging, but up to date nothing:payable had been lo cated. Exemption had been obtain ed for 414 days, pending an appli. , Iation being heard at the Warden's Court, for a further period of three months* exemnption. Fr0om 'the re ports received at various times from the manager, the desire of the board was to make cthief effort at the Sand -Prince mine at Comet Vale. Latest advices reported the main shaft. to have been sunk to 127 ft. This would be continued to 170 ft., and . was intended to- open out at. 150 ft., where payable values? had been met with in the, adjoining properti...
WRONG DECISION OF THE V.R.C. APPEAL DISMISSED. Melbourne, Dec. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
WRONG DECISION OF THE V.R.O. APPEAL DISMISSED. Melbourne, -Dec. 5. A case bearing on the rules of. racing was decided to-day by the Siate Full Court, which determined that thei committee of the Victoria' Rktcing Club has not the powers which it has claimed to exercise ov"er the -disposition of stakes of races where that. committee has within its powers. disqualified the horse thu,t had won the stake. The coimitttee: in the& case before the Court, disqualificd the horse, and advised t at. the owner should not rceive the stakes;, thtt Judge, Box, inl the ..:(outy ourt. while uphold in , "-'h"e disqualificetion. held that -Ltc w iaer was entitled to the stakei. .The matter came to the Full Court on appeal, and the Court to-day up-j held the deojsion ?of Judge fBox.. The owner~ of a opny,: which under 1e.. izname Dante on Fabrutaty 24 last v on two races at.it meeating of tIheI • . , ? . , . : . ... Woodend iiiug 0Club,. Daid Mc Namara, brought an action against the members, of ...
EDNA MAY G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
EDNA MAY G.M. Repont for week ended Decemblier 2,. 1916: Open Cut.-Ore values 7 dwt. per ton.. 160 ft. Level.-Stope I advanced in hanzing wail side of lode to "8 ft. .southwes from No. 3, winze; value. over 12 ft., 23 dwt. per ton. Stope J advanced in footwall side of lode to 29 ft. north-east from No; 6 rise ; value over 8 ft., S~ dwt. per ton. CrosmVAnorth: to V0 f;. in country rock. e5 ft. Level.-No; '7. stope led I ianed in hanging wall side of lode to 33 ft. south-west from go. 1r rise; value ove; 10 Sit., 35 dwt. per ton. At No. e stope above norti east level stoping lateral on hang-. ing wall side of lode; value over 6 ft., 6 dwt. per ton. Stopes, hanging wall reef, value over 3t ft., 10 dwt. 300 ft. .evel.--Alt stope B stop ing on footwall side of lode south west of No. 3 rise; value over 10 ft., 8 dwt. per ton. Stope C ad vanced in footwall side of lode to 23--ft. north-east from -No. 1 rise;' value over 25 ft,, 32 dwt.. per ton. 385 ft. Level.--Crossct driven to 68 ft. In ...
RELIGION AND EMPLOYMENT Melbourne, Dec. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
RELIGION" AND .EMPLOYMENT Melbourne, Dec. 7. In' the Legislative Assemb:v this afternoon, Mr . G. M. Prendergast said an? advertisement had appeared in the Melbourne "Argus" for two parlourmaids for the State Govern ment House, reading :-"Salary S20 per week; irotestant; experience; personal references." Mr. McLeod, the Chief Secretary stated that the Governor disclaimed all knowledge of that He was very annoyed, and had mentioned it at the Executive Council. Mr. Prendergast: He should state that in public, not in'the Executive Council. It' is a scandal, and re quires a public statement and a public apology. There must be no nmuiry about a person's religion in this country when he wants work Melbourne; Dec. 8. In the State Assembly. the Pre mier read a long communication from the Governor, regarding the questons in -Parliament concern ing the advertisement for ser vants of the " Protestant re ligion for Government House. As both his servants had gone into came, said the Governor, hi...
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE Melbourne, Dec. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE Melbourne, Dec. 3. The report of the Federal Publio Accounts Committee on the methods prevailing for the carrying out of Commonwealth works is in course of preparation; and will shortly be presented to Parliament. On the main point, that of cen tring the control of all. Common wealth works in one department, the recommendation adopted by the committee has already been antioi pated by the Home Affairs Depart ment having taken the place of the External Affairs Departmen whilst a Public Works, Departmezt was. at the, same time constituted., It is recommended that the pre sent system. of public, works bein* carried out by separate departmen be done away with altogether. and that the Public. Works Department take entire charge of all the works, By this means considerable eaoe nomy is anticipated, .and better r sults in every respect.
SOLDIERS' GRAVES Melbourne, Dec. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
SOLDIERS' CRAVES Melbourne, Dec. 8. The Minister for Defence stated to-day, in reference to a statement published this morning regarding the graves of Australian soldiers it Egypt, that he had made an an nouncement some months ago to the effect that the Cabinet has decided to provide suitable headstones and that preliminary action was being taken with a view of -determining the design and class of Australiah stone which would be used. "The relatives of the brave men who lie buried in Egypt and Galli poli," said the Minister, "may rest assured that the Government will undertake the work in a manner in keeping with the circumstantes and befitting the noble mission and sterl ing deeds in which they were the heroic principals." MIr. H. Saxon Lee' and Mrs. $. Lennell have-heen appointed me9ai bers of the Boulder S?hooVl Board,m i the places of Mr. A. Stubt and the. I late Mrs. Schroder.
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. THE MARAROA G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. -THE MARAIIOA G.M. During tie mouth of Noveniber the. battery ran for 629 hours; and crushed 2,565 short tons for 802 os. 15 dwt. bullion; valued at £2.675 16/8. Sand plant treated 1,790 short. tons for bullion valued at, £67l. SSlimes pant treated 763 short tons for bullion valued at £380. Concentrate plant treated 12 shorb tons for bullion valued bat £30. -Total value of yield, £3,756 16/8. Decrease tonnage due to stoippage No. 1 and 2 batteries for. overhaul and renewal of centre standard.
PRINCESS ROYAL G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
PRINCESS ROYAL OG.M. CO. Report to November 17.--Happy Option. Comet Vale: Pump fixed in shaft and pumping.started. Novem-' ber 11: Capacity about 2600 gallons per hour, and readily dried shaft. Water making principally near bot tom of shaft from .esft veins m ironatone country, present value-s about 1200 gallons per hour, and when pump working at all decently can easily keep water down for sipking. November 23: S-tarted plat,'-finished 10 ft., and have now men cleaning out shaft, and sink ing, and made a little headway. Yes terday started timbering from beow started to send up dirt again. Country in shaft sort of broken ironstone, wit'h number of soft seams and whilst it lasts, sinking oud not be difficult.
ADELAIDE ENTERPRISE SYNDICATE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
ADELAIDE ENTERPRISE SYN DICATE. Report to November 17.-Owing to ground becoming harder, have stopped sinking main shaet, and opened out at 191 ft., instead of 900 ft. The drive from bottom to connect with winze on footwall will be in oxidised ground. Had shaft been taken down deeper, would probably have had to open out in hard country, instead of oxidised. The sulphide ground came in from the N.W. corner of the shaft on a fairly steep angle. On the north end of shaft the su.Lphides show' at 44 ft. below the 140 ft. p|lt, while on the south end of shaft they do pot show until 50 ft. below that point. Ground in north end of shaft is very hard, with no value. *In the 0south end value are from 4 to 5 dwt. (all oxidised). As I am opening out on the south end, the drive should be in payable ore all the way from the shalt.
OBITUARY. A GREAT CRICKETER. London, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
".A .GREAT CRICKETER. London. Dec. 4. Mr:. C: E. Green, well-known in cricket circles, died to-day. The de ceased gentleman, who was born on August 26, -184, played for Upping han, Camtbridge University, Middle sex, Sussex, and" Essex: and was prcsident of the M.C.C. in 1905.
TROTTING. W.A. ASSOCIATION MEETING. Perth, Dec. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
TROTTINO. -B.' W.A. ASSOCIATION MEETING. Perth, Dec. . 3.. Saturday nigt's trotting meeting resulted as ollows:- THIRD DIVISION. One mile and a quarter. Woodland Bill, bo yds. bhd. (Pol lock) . ......... .............. 1 Tinkle Bell, scr. (Thomas) ...... 2 Wilkes W., 55 yds. bhd. (Fisher) * Fancy Ribbon, 70 yds. bbd. (Ryan) ... ....... ............ 'l)ead heat for. third place. Thirteen otliers avarted.. Betting 2 to 1 agst the winner. Won by six lengths. Time, 3 -min. 24j see. TROTTERS' HANDICAP. One mile and a half. Rock's Pride. 155 yds. bhd. (Clayton) ..... ......... 1 Countess Stamnba, 10 yds. bahd. (Pollock)................. Wardella, 35 yds. bhd. (Parker) 3 Thirteen others started. Betting: 2 to i agst Countess Stamnba, 10 to 1 Rock's Pride. Won by two lengths. Time, 4 min. 3 see. S SECOND DIVISION. One mile and -a quarter. Blue Roek, ser. (W. Foy) ...... 1 Rusty, 200 ydi. bhd. (Smith) ... 2 Calga,, 55 yd. blad. (lliddett) ... 3 Nine othersItarted. Betting: 5 to 4 agst. B:ue ...
PROCEEDS OF AUCTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
PROCEEDS OF AUCTIONS. Auction of soldier's belt, Mrs. Paine's recital:-Kellock, £6; Mrs. Ainslie, £1; A. V. Goddard, £5; Mrs. Patterson, £5 ; F. Leslie, £1; A. J. Loader, £5 ; Mr. Evans, £1i; Roma Fimister, £1; Mr. Dunstan, L1; R. W. Turner £s20. S. Mc- uade, £10; P. R. Sutherland, £10; Mrs. Munday, £1; Malcolm Scott, £10 J. Kaye £2 ; F. Cavalier, £6; F. . 'Brinsden, £5; total (incom plete), £89. Auction of socks, Mrs. Harvey's concert:-H. Raven, £1; D, McKen ste, i0/; Union Brewery, £2 S21 M. Jardine, £i ; Mr; Dodge, £1; W. M. Ellistn, 101 C; 0O. .. Larcombe, 1 ; W. Morris, £1; Mr. Loader, £1 L J. K'ap~ '1o0;,4 J. Wyeth 1I5: s Mr~ 3Lambert, 5/; Mr. Schmidt, 5/; total, £10 7/. Auction of duck, Mrs. Harvey's concert:-Mr,. Ginbey, 10/. Auction of chatelaine, Mrs. Har vey's concert:--Mrs. Beaumont, Of. A NURSE'S CONTRIBUTION. The "Kalgoorlie Miner" has re ceived £2 0/1 from Rose A. Martin, nurse in charge of the Lawlers Hos pitaL Nurse Martin raised the above-mentioned sum by making mi...