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EDNA MAY CENTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
EDNA MAY _ vCE'TRAL. During. January -725 'tons were treated for a yield of 1027 oz. valued at £4368. Expenditure. Mining- £1553 ; cost per ton, 11/6.4. Treatment, £414; cost per tton, 3/8.3. Realisation of bullion, £33; cost pe itop, 2.S.d Total working expenses. .£1999; cost per ton, 15/0.5. Development account, £1249. Capital accopnt, £429. Total expenditure, "£3677.
EDNA MAY G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
EDNA MAY G.M Following are details of the Edna M 0; GM, Co's returf for Jan. nary :--Miled, 8044 ton* for ts69 .s . noe gold; cyanided _40O tons of sand *of 105 Ls. an4 1407 tons slia for 826 0. ;-total yield, S2271 oz. valued at £13,692. Value re covered per ton, 89/11. Exipenditure. -Mining, £2145; cost per toh, 14/1. Treatment, £1315; cost per ton. 8/8. Realisation of bullion, £106; cost1 per ton, 8d. General expenses, £286; cost per ton -1/10. Total working .expenses. £3852; cost per ton, 25/3. * Development account, £1933. capital account, £861. Total expenditure, to646.
MARAROA G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
MARAROA G.M. CO. During January 2600 tons were treated for a yield valued at £3894 14/11. Sxpenditure. Ore .xtraction, £170 2/2. Breakin and transj3orting ore, £32 , Tot4 tr atment, £1234 19/1. ea isatio4 of bullion, £69 9/1. .tal ~'oWorking expenses, £3045 "~pf pit account (Mararoa), £20 Stal expenditure,- £8066 13/8.
PUBLIC MEETING IN PERTH Perth, Feb. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
PUBLIC MEETING IN PERTH Perth, Feb. 16. At a public meeting held last evening to further the cause of the National movement, the Mayor of Perth, Mr. F. Rea, who presided, made some scathing references to the present position. Mr. Rae said that no matter to what party they belonged, they must have a feeling of dissatiifaction and disgust with the present state of affairs. He claimed that the-- drissatisfaction amongst people was general, and he asked if there was a mad in West Australia who could honestly say' that he was satisfied with the present position. There might be one. He was the Speaker. The manner in which the business of the State was being codducted was reprehensible in the' extreme. At the meeting- in question, a re. solution was carried--"Tl't, in the opinion of this meeting, in order to win the war and establish sound finance, a National Government is imperative both in the Federal and State Parliaments." Amongst the speakers who sup ported the resolution were Messrs....
STATE POLITICS Perth, Feb. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
STATE POLITICS Perth, Feb. 16. A great deal of public interest continues to centre in political 'f fairs, but the general comment is not at all complimentary, particu laxly to members of the present Go ,vsonment. Though at first it looked as if the action of the Wilson Govern Sment in nominating the sole Inde pendent member for the position of .peeaker would enaible them to get safely into' recess, later develop ments have not accentuated the feeling of security. It is an undoubted foot.that; nei ther the members of .the Centrlisa tion party nor the Country party, as a whole, view the Government's action' in regard to the Speaker in a faA'ourable light. The arember for Wagin, Mr. S. Stubbs, is said to deeply -resent? the appointment of Mr. E. B. John ston. It had been generally under stood previously that the former gentleman would have been the elect of his party in the event of the Speakership becoming vacant. It was noticeable that,although Mr. Stubbs was in the lobbies of the Ho...
THE PAST WEEK'S WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
THE PAST WEEK'S WEATHER. The Oommonwealth Weather Bu reau. Perth, has furnished the fol lowing notes on the weather for the week ended Wednesday, February 14th: The past week (February 7 to 14) wit? marked by the passage of.a de pression of antarotic origin. This system was noted off the Leeuwin on the opening day,. but its move ments were at first very slow, and it; effects confined to the devesop ment of cloudy conditions over west sad south-west coastal areas, where cool but rather close and oppres sive conditions prevailed. The inlaid district.s and the goldfields were in fluenced by another low: pressure area of tropical character, and high temperatures wesa experienced. On the 7th, 94 degrees was registered at. Northam and York, on the 8th _100 degrees at Keilerberrin, and 104 degrees at Kalgoorlie. On the lat ter date the systems cosumenoed to move eastward in a decided fashion and cooler weather reached the agE cultural country overnight, but ano ther hot .day was recorded o...
MEAT WORKS STRIKE Brisbane, Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
MEAT WORKS STRIKE Brisbane. Feb. 14. As ordered by the President of the Arbitration Court on Saturday, representatives of the emnlovers and employees in the meat industry met in private conference to-day Ito discuss the claims of the em Sployees. The proceedings will pro bably last some days before a. de cision is arrived at. In accordance with. the undertak ing given by the `representatives of the men to the court,, the employees returned to work, anid all the meat works are now operating. though no slaughteringjis taking place, be cause it has been impossible to' bring stock forward from the country since the running of stock trains was cancelled consequent on thq men going out on strike. Both. sid'es- anoear anxious for the early. settlement of -the dispute.
THE CONSCRIPTION REFERENDUM Melbourne, Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
T HE CUI kCRIPTIIII EtFlR[ILt M 'Melbourne, Feb. 14. In a statement and return laid on the table'of the House of Repre sentatives to-day, an exhaustive analysis is given of the voting at the referendum on the question of compulsory service overseas, This shows that the electors enrolled for_ the Commonwealth totalled 2.789,-' 830, of whom 2,308.603 exercised the franchise, a percentage of 72,75. The number who voted for conscription was 1.087,557, and against it 1,160, 033. The percentage of "Yes" votes to the formal. votes cast was 42.92, and to the eIectors enrolled 33.79, and of the "No" votes 57.98 and 44.94 respectively. These 'figures are embraced in the final, returns officially published. When the writs were returned, a majority of 61 280 votes in favour of "No" was shown. Subsequently some 17,000 additional votes were counted, of which approximately' 14,000 were "No" votes, and. the "No" majority was increased to 72,476. As the votes outstanding at I the return of the writs...
CASUALTIES AND ENLISTMENTS STATEMENT BY MINISTER FOR DEFENCE. Melbourne, Feb. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
CASUALTIES AND ENLISTMENTS STATEMENT BY MINISTER FOR DEFENCE. Melbourne' Feb. 12. The Minister for Defence, Sena toy Pearce, commented to-day on a suggestion made by Mr. Hampson, M.P., that the casualties sustained by the Australian troops should be published each month, side by side with the recruiting fgures for the ssame period. Mr. Hampton had overlooked one or. two important considerations, said theo Minister. Fully six 'months elapsed betweeq the time a recruit enlisted and when he went into the trenches, so dhat to know the number of troops required to make good the losses would necessitate a knowledge of what was going to happen in the firing line six months aneald. September last, for instance *th Australian cas alties ooalle 19,0ooo0, that; a0the depQrtm0e sould dO t ?~v~I ths.~'" -
CATHEDRAL HOTEL FIRE Melbourne, Feb. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
CATHEDRAL HOTEL FIREe Melbourne, Feb. 13. D. Cole, P.M., delivering his find ing to-day with regard to the two fires which oooured at the Cathedral Hot'tel Swanston-street "on Decem ber 22, gave a verdict against Tim othy Whelan, the licensee, of arson. ..heeo was nothing more than eus picion against Mis Whelan, the sister of the licensee. and Matthew - Healy. the manager. The police had hearl nothing fur ther of Whelan, who was under stood to be in New Zealand. A coroner's warrant for his apprehen sion would be issued, and the police could take' what action they liked with regard to its execution.
IMMIGRATION SCHEMES Perth, Feb. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
IMMICRATION SCHEMES Perth, Feb. 9. A deputation from -the British Na 'tives', Association waited upon the Colonial Secretary, Mr. Colebatch, to-day, with the object of offering their advice and help in furtherance of the immigration policy. It was stated that the desire of the associa tion was to meet the immigrants and place its members' knowledge of Australian conditions at their dis posal, aid it was suggested that the Government mighty help them by means of a subsidy to establish club rooms,. It was also suggested that some provision should be made for intending settlers on the land in the shape of fencing, cottage accommo dationi, and clearing. DM. Col'ebatch said the suggestion as to ready-made farms was being considered, and it was possible that something would be done, but they had always to remember that under the Agricultural Bank system,ywhich enabled advances to be made to the full value of the work done, the set tier had his own money to spend in other channels. If the ...
LONDON METAL EXCHANGE. Melbourne, Feb. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
LONDON RETAL EXCHAEGEr Melbourne, Feb. 183. The Australian Metal Exicd~has l'ports London Metal Exahaam middle quotations bn Feb. IS. - foflows :-C-opper, etandard, sedp_, £139 5/ per ton; do., three mon the £134 5/; copper, electrolytic, _41 10/; lead, soft, foreign, spot, £O 10/? do., forwardý £29 10/; speltei, epot £X65 5/ do., forwardS, '£2 ,
COMMODORE G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
OOMMODOIW G.M. CO. T2e fO&ogW tie return for the th nusy..-Mailed from l ees 90 tons, and trea. dit obal 000 tons of shlimes for a total -reovery of £458. Five toen concentrates, valued at- £18 10/ per ton, ;ere -aved. Expenditure. Milling, £70, sliaes ' treatment,t £889; ore c.tsage, b1; Macquarrie.. Option, £254.
DISASTROUS CYCLONE SWEEPS NEW CALEDONIA. Brisbane, Feb. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
S DISASTROUS CYCLONE SWEEPS NEW CALEDONIA. ' Brisbane, Fob. 15. The Divisional Meteorological Officer advised to-day that the ca~ble office at Bundaberg had received advice that a, cyclone swept over New Caledonia on Wednesday night. A further message from the cable station, Bundaberr, states that they iust had commumention with New 0aledonia. where a terrible cyclone did great damage to the cable star tion. All the land lines between omen and Noumne are down. Therefore the fate of the rest of the island is not known.
TOWNS BLOWN DOWN. Bundaberg (Q.), Feb. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
TOWNS BLOWN DOWN. Bundaberg (Q.), Feb. le. - The cable office received, the fol lowing message from Gomen late this afternoon :--"Gomen telegraph ists been all day building temporary shelter. Spoke to Bundaberh cable at 4 p.m., and stated nothi fresh to report. "Land line is still down between Gomen and rest of island, whose fate is not known. At Ouaco, ten miles distant, to which Ilace messengers were sent for as-s sistance, it was found that the township had suffered the same fate as Gomen. Most of the houses were blown down; including large meat factory but so far no loss of life reported. Gorien'b only in habitants are' cable station officials. Ftheir families, and a few-native ser vants. All buildings have been de stroyed, and instruments are fitted up in open air. Four hundred ton steamer, owned by Johnson, of Noumea, went ashore, but it is ex pected that she will soon be. re floated." rt~zrz~m1
ARMING AUSTRALIAN MERCHANTMEN Melbourne, Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
ARMING AUSTRALIAN MERCHANT MEN Melbourne, Feb. 14. The Minister for Defence, Bena tor Pearce, in reply. to Sena tor Grant (N.S.W.), in the Senate to-day, said that, the Government was acting in close concert with the E Imperial authorities in connection - with the arming of merchantmen. Mr. P. Lynch, licensee of the Australia Hotel, took his departure from Kalgorlie by the express yes terday to enjoy a holiday of two or three months'"duration in the east ern States. He has booked a pass ;age to Sy-dney. Our Perth correspondent tele graphed last night :-The Govern I ment will tender a farewell dinner to his Excellency the Governor at Parliament House next Monday on the- eve of his departure from the Btate.
EDNA MAY CONSOLIDATED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
EDNA MAY CONSOLL ATED. Recently the market for the above company's shares suffered a sharp setback on an official statement that the reef in tlte drive off the main shaft had been displaced by -a ?ranite dyke (writes the Adelaide 'Register' of February 8). The mar ket conat ued weak on Monday and Tuesday, because the manager re ported that the drive on Saturday was still in the granite bar. Rumours on Wednesday morning that the drive had passed through the bar into ore were supported by fairly substantial buying orders, and the market recovered sharply. Up to the close of the Exchange no confirma tion of the rumour had been receiv ed. The absence of a report from the company was freely and ad versely commented upon, because of the promptness with which the Ex change had been advised of the min favourable development.
EDNA MAY CENTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
EDNA MAY OECNThRAL, - Progress report for week ended February 10oth, 1917. Dev?lopment. Main shaft sunk 6 ft.. makinp a tots! of 436 ft.; lode material. of na value. No 8 Level, New Reef.-EaaW drive advanced to 233 ft. ;reef 15 in.. value 10/. Rise No. 2 west advanoL ed to 43 ft., country. Rise No. 0 east section G0o advanced 8 ft. total from riail 20 ft.; ore 4d in.: value 20/. No. 2 Level New Ree:.-Winze No:. 2.west,_ldvancjed to 43 ft. J ore 42 in.. value 40/. Connected with NOn 2 west rise' at this distance., Winoz No 1, west hanging wall reef a4 vaneed to 60 ft.; reef 24 In., value 251. 40 ft. Level, No. 3 Shaft.-Nortli drive advanoed to 38 ft. wash c erial, value 15/. No. 6 shaft: drive off west crosscut advanced t 57 ft.. wash material of no value connected with main west wash - this distance. Stopes., No. 3 Level, New Reef.-No, 1 west stope, rise No. 1 east adv4ne to 19 ft.; ore 36 in., value 25/. 14 4 west stope, winze No. l,main Iodc advanced to 12 ft.; ore 72 in. val? 25:...