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THE LABOUR SPLIT [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
THE LABOUH SPLIT i Mr. T. R. Burrows, secretary of the Kaigoorlie and Boulder Plumb ers' Union, hase handed to us for publication the fo~owing letter which he has received from Senator Lynch: To Mr. T. R. Burrows, secretary Piumbers and Sheet Metal Workers Union, 8"2 Dwyer Street Kalgoor'lie; Melbourne, 26th January, 1917. Dear Sir,-I have only just receiv ed your letter of the 10th inst., in timating your union's intention to withdraw from the local council of th'e Australian Labour Federation. Your. letter gave me pain and p;easure, 1Secause that council, with which you ave to sever your connec tion, suffers itself to be dominated by an inexperienced, shortsighted, and intolerable faction. With no thing to serve and nothing to gain, they are, in spite of all warnings. and implorings by men who have given the prime of their lives to the cause the.y be lieved in, wrecking and runing a movement with childish, eye,wicked indifference. Yes, that same move ment was erected on the enduri...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
Maa:tArs in connection with with drawals of unions over the East ern Goldficlds A.L.F.'s attitude in regard to Mr. Hughes and his followers formed the chief subjects for discussion at Monday night's meeting of that body. From 'the local secretary of. the W.A. Amalgamated Society of Rail way Employees, Mr. J. Pirani. in a letter dated 4/2/'17. stated :--'Re ferring to mine of the 27th inst. re paying no more dues tothe .A.L.F., ibeg 'to inforim you that: at a specially summoned meeting of this branch, the resolution :thus carried was rescinded." One of the other unions which had withdrawn was the .Carpenters and Joiners, and it. was announced by. the secretary of tne conncil, Mr. R. E. Clifford that he had learned that the .esolution of' withdrawal `'ý°: ý:.j Aoletejl from the .aioan' books on the grounds of informal ity. Disapproval of the action of the council in withdrawing support from those members of the Politi cal Labour party who advocated conscription was voiced in resolu ti...
KURRAWANG AND KUNANALLING Perth, Feb. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
KURRAWANG AND KUNANNALLING Perth, Feb. 5. Mr. Lambert informed the "Miner" representative to-day that he had been told by the Education Department that it had instructed the Public Works Department to re port upon the procuring of a remov able building for use as a school at the head of the Kurrawang line. This, apparently, is in reply to re peated applications. Mr. Lambeirt has also been in formed that it was the intention of the Postal Department to remove the Post Office Buildings from Ku nanalling. Tfe made representations to the Department in Me'bourne, with a view to persuading it to re verse its decision.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 13 February 1917
BIRTHS. LEIPOLD.-On 26th January, at 21 North Terrace, to Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Leipold. of Kookynie-a son. Both well. DEATH. ROBERTS.-At Wooroloo Sanato rium, 4th February, 1917, James Thomas (Jumbo), beloved father of Keith Roberts, Lamington Heights, Kalgoorlie, age 49 years. WELLSTED.-On January 24th, at Newhaven, Sussex, England, Ernest Thomas Wellsted, solici tor, on the eve of his proposed departure to commence practice in Western Australia. -Inserted by his loving brother and sister, Edward and Nora Well sted. JAMES.-On 28th January, in Eng land, from pneumonia, Private A. V. James, 5th Pioneers, beloved husband of Mary James, late of Brown Hill. "One of the best." GRANT.-Killed in action, on 12th December, 1916, on the Western front, Private John Percival Grant, 34th Battalion, son of Hugh and Bessie Grant, late of Hamil ton-street, Boulder City. (South Australian papers please copy.) -Inserted by his cousin, Ben Zowe. ROBERTS.-On 4th February, at Sanatorium Wooroloo, James Ro...
THE MINING CONFERENCE REPRESENTATION OF LEASEHOLDERS AND PROSPECTORS. COMMUNICATION FROM MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
THE MINJING CONFERENCE REPRESENTATION OF LEASE HOLDERS AND PROSPECTORS. COMMUNICATION FROM MINISTER. [ Recently the honorary sccretary of the East Coolgardie Leasaeholders aul Prospectors' Association, Mr. Powell, wrote to the Minisiter for Mines, asking that the Association be allowed to send representatives to the proposed mining conference.. The followsng reply from the secre tary for Mines has been receivedi "I beg to inform you that the Min ister is counting on delegates being sent from your body, and has al ready communicated with your cen tral executive, whose headquarters, it is understood, are in Coolgardie. The Departmient has no knowledge of the various Prospectors' Associa tion[. that have been formed in var ious places, and it relies on the cen tial body to communicate with the branches. The Minister has not fix ed on a special number of dele gates from each association, but trusts that anyone interested in min ing will attend, although he must rely on the various bodie...
LABOUR DIFFERENCES [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
LABOUR DIFFERENCES Mr. R. Underwood, Labour M.L.A. for Pilbarra, speaking in Burt-street, Boulder, on Saturday Snight, defended the formation of a National Labour party in Federal politics, anid explained its aims and objects as expressed in its consti tution. Mr . Boyand, president of the Goldfields branch of the party, was in the chair. Mr. Underwood said that relatives of his; including his own son, were fighting, or being returned woun ded, whilst he had had the spectacle at home of men quarrelling over the technicalities of the Labour consti tution. It had been said that he had broken one or two regulations of the Labour constitution, but that constitution was formed in normal times, and when they hadia foe like Germany coming at them it was very ineffective indeed to stand on the shore and wave the Labour consti-' tution at him. In his opinion, when the official Labour party went against conscription they. went against the very ideal on which the Labour party was founded--the ...
A ROYAL SHOW Of SKILLED AUSTRALIAN WORKMANSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
A ROYAL ,SHOW N Of SKILLED AUSTRALIAN WORKMANSIIP. Whether you are minvestigating, ceilings for a house in course of erection, or contemplate adding a charming feature to your present home, you should visit Wunderlich's Show Rooms when you are in Perth. Here is a display of National Inter est. Wunderlich materials are the fine product of West. Australian Workmen from the best British Cold Rolled' Mild Charcoal Steel. Wunderlich productions-possess such artistic beauty, and are so durable, that they merib }your support. That they are economical we are ready to prove if you favour us with your enquiries. Free designs and esti mates are supplied' for the asking. To those who may not have the op portunity of visiting the Show Rooms, we invite them to write for our large and handsome informing Catalog. Free on request. Quite a pleasure to peruse. May we send it WUNDERLICH, LIMITED. Manufacturers, Factory. Offices and Show Rooms, Lord-street, Perth. Members of the official staff of the Ka...
LIGHT OF ASIA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
LIGHT OF ASIA. The fortnightly clean up at this mine has been an exceptionally good one (writes the "Murchison Times"), and the figures for the full month (January), including a parcel of 41 tons of low grade, which was put through as a trial, are as follow: First fortnight, 231 tons for 274 oz. 5 dwt. ; second fortnight, 2J5 tohs for 367 oz. 15 dwb., making a grand total of 446 tons for 642 oz., valued at £2568, which constitutes a record for any month since the Dsyndibate took over the property. Driving south at the 310 ft. level continues satisfactory, the reef averaging 5 ft. 6 in. of stone worth over 30 dwt. per ton. A rise is being put up to con nect with the winze 285 ft. from the main shaft. Mr. R. Johnson took over the mari agement at the beginning of the new year.
ASSOCIATED NORTHERN QUESTION OF WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
SASSOCIATED- NORTHERN QUESTION OF WATER SUPPLY. A temporary solution of the water shortage at Ora Banda has been found, but in the near future the Water Supply Department may. be called upon to consider the matter of extending the goldfields water scheme through Ora anda to Comet Vale. So far as the present require ments of Ora Banda are concerned, there are two_ dams witfiin reason able distance of the town which con tain about six months' supply of fresh water. The Government has agreed to a proposal that water from these dams should be conveyed to OrS Banda by. camel teams, the As sociated Northern Co. paying for the water thus supplied. Carting 'will be commenced in about a week's Mtime, and in the meantime the company will probably be able to keep the plant running on the existing sup ply. It may be necessary to close the plant for a day -or two, but. in that event the company might utilise the time in overhauting the sui Th' Sequipment. The comparhy is now opening u f new leve...
SOUTH KALGURLI CONSOLIDATED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
SOUTH KALGUURLI CON. kO4LIbATED. Last month the South KaI urli treated 9633 tons for a yield valued at £10,780. Working expenses to talled £10,311, leaving a surplus of £469. Following is a summary of re venue, expenditure and profits since January, 1915:- Tons Rev. dt. Pr. Jan. .. 9,840 12,006 10,073 1.933 Fieb. ... 9,172 11,497 9,407 2.090 Mar. . .. 9,879 12,454 10,176 2.278 April .. 9,658 12.387 9.910 2.477 May . 0,805 12,410 9,916 2,494 Julne . 9,630 12.387 . 988 2,399 Jul - ... 10.113 12,750 10.704 2,046 Aug. ;.. 10,129 12,618 10,356 9.262 Sept. ... 9.868 12.366 10,107 2,259 Oct. ... .10,198 12,675 10,533 9,124 Nov. . ... 9.976 12,619 10,485 2,134 Dec. ... 10,022 12.342 10.269 2.073 .1916 Jan....... 8,059 10.314 8,657 1,857 Feb. ... 9,627. 11,916 9.915 2,001 Mar. .... 10,105 32,552 10,5S22 ,030 Anril ..,. 09,36 12,270 10,230 2,040 Iay ... 10,051 12,516 10,701 1815 June ... 9.734 12,211 10,518 1.693 July , :.. .10,000 11,500 10,558 1,002 Aug." ,.. 8,024 7,957 8,945 - SepF .... "...
LAKE VIEW AND STAR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
LAKE VIEW AND STAB. The Lake View and Star made a small profit last month, when. 16,205 tons were treated for a yield Valued at £17,572. .Expenditure, including £561 on development, amounted to £17,350, leaving a surplus of £222. The following return. shows the revenue. expenditure, and proflt since January, 1915:- - Rev. Exp. er. '915- Jan. . .22,077 18,371 9,708 Feb....... o20.·52 16.960 3,692 Mar. ... .. 21.889 18.392 3,497 April -.. 21.457 17,7. 2 8737 May ..... 21,038 17,427 3,611 June ..... ... 21,332 17,702 3,540 July... ... 20.144 17.095 3.049 Aug.... ... ... 21.233 18,125 3,1098 Sep.... ... .. 18:196 17,842 354 Ocb......... 20.502 17,819 2,683 Nov. .. .. . 17.894 17,934 - Dec. .. .. . 15.579 18.25 -- 1916 Jan. and Feb 17,361 22,238 - March ... ... 14,729 16,221 - April . .. 15,162 16?513 May... ...... 16,25: 17,872 - June ... 17,351 17.327 July :.. ... 18,782 18,160 August ...... 16,008 15,953 55 Sept.... ... ... 15,378 15.098 280 Oct. ... ..... 16,818 16.516 302 Nov.... .....
AT THE SEIGE OF LUCKNOW. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
AT THE SEIGE OF LUCKNOW. As a specimen of the cunning and skill with which the relels directed their fire the following instance will serve :-Upon a. clock tower sur mounting a gateway which coin manded the Residency an African sharpshooter established himself wih a rifle and telescope. There he sat perched on high, watching most patiently until he saw a man in an exposed position, when a little jet tf smoke would issue from the loop hole of the tower; and the -object of his aim would stagger and fall dead or desperately wounded. This happened so often that the artillery were desired to throw shells at the tower for the special purpose of killing the marksman. A shell was throwLi, and a little ring of smoke showed that it had burst just over the place where the negro was in the habit of standing; and yet immediately after a rifle ball came whistling as usual from the loophole. Another shell was thrown, and another, all with the same result. .It seemed as if the man was shell-proof, ...
GREAT BOULDER PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
GREAT BOULDERI PRtOPBIEa TAlRY. The Great Boulder treated 17,697 tons of ore and 2896 tons of old tail ings last month for a yield valued at £45,788. Expenditure amounted to' £22,350 6/10, leaving a profit of £23,437. Working expenses averaged 22/9 ncr ton. The following is a summary of revenue,' expenditure, and 'profit aince January, 1915:- Value. Expd. Prof. Tons. $ s 1916. Jan.. 18,236 47,807 21.282 26,525 Feb.. 17,115 45.336 20,202 2i5,074 Mar. 18,687 48,884 22.380 26,504 Apl. . 18,361 48,171 22,141 26,030 Myk . 18,181 47,953 21.76. 26,173 June. 18,640 48,589 22,6CT 25.92. July . 19,176 50,065 22,657 27.408 Aug . 19,279 5.1.663 22.658 29.005 Sep.. 18,429 49,750 21,472 28,278 Oct. . 19,168 52,915 21,953 30;962. Nov. -. 18,630 50.653 92,016 28.637 Dec. , 15.085 43.115 18.633 24.489 1916. Jan. . 9,350 27.298 15,363 11,935 Feb. 176.15 50,038 21,286 28.752 Mar.. 17,991 50.075 2;,696 27,379 Apl. . 17,012 48,194 20,956 27,238 May . 18 275 50,705 22.566 28,139 June . 17,771 47,597 21,7...
KALGURLI GOLD MINES, LTD. MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS. PROFITABLE OPERATIONS CONTINGENT ON WORKING COSTS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
KALLGURLI GOLD MINES, LTD. MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS. PROFITABLE OPERATIONS CONTINGENT ON WORKING COSTS. The twenty-first ordinary .general meeting of the Kalgurli Gold Mines, Ltd., was held in London on De cember 12, Mr. C. S. Stafford pre siding. "he Chairman said: During the yeas under review £45,000 has been distributed in three dividends of 2/6 a share, and for the current financial year a dividend of 2/6 a share has been declared, parable on the 6th January next. 1 rom the general manager's report and the accounts you will understand that the pay ment of regular dividends. cannot be continued. In future we propose to pay from time to time such divi dends as our profits, permit. Dur uing the year 119;,180 tons- o .ore were treated of an average extracted value of 32/8.27 per ton. The work ing costs, including development, were 29/9.95-not quite 3d. a ton higher than those of previous year. The total amount paid in dividends £1,600,500. Gold sales at £193,656 14/ show a decrease o...
BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
BROKEN HIM PROP1IETARY. Mr. F.. [. Dicksoni advies having seut the following'. eable to tile brainh office in London of the Bro ken Hill Propriet~ry: --"Nett profit for. half-year ended November 30, 1918, £156,419, after deducting de preeia?ion .£15,169, debenture: in terest . £16,405, aad eiing fuind £15,00v ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
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GREAT BOULDER PERSEVERANCE G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
IREAT JtOJ, I)ERi PERSEVERII. ANCE C.M. CO. After working for several months at a loss.the Grea,t Boulder Perse-i verance started the new year withI a profit of £1966 over working ex-.I penses .for the, month of January, and after allowing £564 for develop ment .expenditure there was a nett surplus of £1402. During the monthi 18,782 tons were treated for. a yield valued at £19,528, or 23,/3.27 per ton. Working :cos's amounted to; £17,562, or 20/11.15 per tbn, and the total expenditure was £J564. Following -are details :of ton nage, revenue,. and expenditure since January, 1915: Tons. Value.Expdtre. 191b. 181. . Jan. 1 .; 19,839 17,7680 19,059 Feb.. ... .. 19,033 19.39 17,65e Mar .. .. . . 21.393 :20.495 19.909i Ap.? .: .. . "0,823 21l993, 19,3741 May .,. .. 19..568 21.357 18.808 June .. ..... 20,827 23,526 -?0,05 uly ,........ 20,879 20.604 19.980 Aug. ...... .. 20.491 20.790 19.938 Sept. .. ... . 20,193 20,944 19,987 Oct; .. ... " J9.907 20?079 :19.8801 Nov. ..... 20,345 20,2996' '...
ARE ANIMALS IMMORTAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
-ARnE ANILMALS IMMIORTAL. (Bv Dr. Francis H. Rowley; Presil dent of the American Humane Education Society.) A .soldier may love his horse in tensely. It is killed. in battle. He. cannot bear to think that the noble animal has -assed into complete oblivion, and that all .,the devotion it bore him passes into nothingness. Will he and his bploved horse ever meet ,again,, or must they remain for ever apart 2' . This' and similar, questions are being asked by animal lovers every day; and -it is the subject Dr. 'Row ley discusses in the following ar ticle. . . . . A New Brotherhood. I have beeri asked to say a 'word upon our ethical relation to the animal world. Is there, hope of im mortality for them ? In the light of the latest conclusion of science. we are returning to ah earlier and' truer conception of the. unity of all life. and to a brotherhood -wider than that which has been the theme of much of our. Christian theoloyv. 4 Washington Gladden remarked years ago, in an address to whi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
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