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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
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APPRECIATION OF SHACKLETON London, Feb. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
APPRECIATION OF SIIASKUTON London, Feb. 11. The well-known Polar explorer, Captain RoLd Amundson, has con tributed to the "Daily Chronicle" an appreciation of Sir Erbest Shackleton. He says he long had the highest admiration for Sir Ernest Shackleton's qualities as a man of indomitable will and im mense courage. His 1908-9 journey was the most. wonderful Polar achievement. He continues: "If he was great then, what carn we say now I .t is in misfortune 'that a man. is tested. Nobody could be tried more than he and his companions were tried during the past two years. Everything was against hint on both sides of the Antarctic. His experience and sagacity enabled him to preserve the Weddel Sea party. It takes a sailor to apvreciate his imall boat journey to South Georgia. That was a triumph of great daring crowded with deserved success. "His later efforts to rescue the men marooned were followed with world-wido breathless interests With unsuitable ships, but the best he could find, he t...
AUSTRALIAN SUBMARINES Melbourne, Feb. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
AUiTRALIAH ,SUtBMARilNES Melbourne, Feb. 12. Encouragement is being given by the Minister for the Navy, Mr. Jen sen. to the proposal that Australian workmen should be trained in the construction of submarines with a view to submarines being built in Auritralia- Mr. Jensen stated to-day that he had already sent 15 .work men to Great Britainm to gain exper ience In this class of ship building, and that he Wvas considering the ad visableness of sending ten others. Tho men went under an engagement anlr were to spend two years in British yards, afterwards returning to the service of the Commonwealth in Australia.
MARRIED AT FIFTEEN [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
MArIED AT FIFTEN . Vera Portch, a girl not yet 18 years of age, petitioned Mr. D, Shoed and J Dr. Sawell, Js.P., at the Boulder I Police -Court .Monday for separa tion from,. her husband, Wiliam I Portch, a young man, on the ground of desertion, claiming the custody of I the child of the marriage, and £2 per week for its maintenance. Mr., P. F. O'Dea appeared for the complainant, aid ,Mr. F. 0.C, Cowle for?the defendant The plaintiff said they were mar ried in ,October, 1914, when she was considerably, under 16 years of age. The child was born in December and the next year, in May her husband ' left for the front. They had been living in a house belonging .to Portch's people, and when she found J he had signed the furniture over to " them also, she took a bed three chairs, and a dressing table, and went to live .with her mother. He returned home in October last year, and they were living together at lis people's place till December 31, when they had a difference. She had been home d...
MODERATOR ON GOLDFIELDS PARKS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
MODERATOR ON COULFIELDS PARKS Recently the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in West Aus tralia preached a sermon in favour of the abolition of bookmakers, and he incidentally made reference to the upkeep of parks on the gold fields. The mayor and touncil of Kljdo6rtliet took umbrage at the re marks of the,. reverend gentleman, and forwilrded him a letter of .pro test. "'LaE t night the following re ply was read to the meeting of the Kalgoorlie Municipal Council : i "Presbyterian Church of Austra .lia, in West Australia: St.Columba's Manse, Cottesloe; February 6, 1917. To the Mayor, Kalgoodie. Sir,- I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of February 1; to hand this day. I have to admit the ac c? iracy of the report of my sermon I as given in the 'West Australian' on I January 15. I regret that I have I not yet had the privilege of visiting I the goldfields, and 'I have to' confess I that what I said about Kalgoorlie: was not from first-hand knowledge, but was based on w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
HEAD OFFICE _ SYDNEY. r ao General Banking Business .,"o tho Cities and Towns of Australia, London, Tidworth (Salisbury Plain), and RabauL ... Cable remittancc~ .made to. and drafts drawn on foreign plces direct. Forel?n bills negotiated and collected. Letters of credit islued to. any part ofthe world. Bakin and Eachange Business of every deseription transacted within the Common . ' --.... t?d Kingdom and abroad. Current accounts opened. Interest paid on S Advances made against approved securities. ,Savings Bank Department I finimem- At all Uranoheo, an~ over .rtereet at 37 I De poel t 2600 aNsnele at PoMe ons.. .p annum . in rAulltrlirand Papua. upd to £30 INTERSTATE and INTERNATIONAL a?Irngl Bint Facilltieg. .Aus UL1 Dupay Sesraor - u.. " "" DIIIIOWf itt.I .t, .."wi
BISHOP AT RUHLEBEN. OUR MEN'S FIGHT FOR BODY AND SOUL. "TELL FOLKS AT HOME WE'LL STICK IT." [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
BISHOP AT,,RUHLEBEN. OUR MEN'S FIGHT FOR BODY 'AND SOUL. "TELL FOLKS AT HOME WE'LL STICK IT." - Life at Ruhleben as. lived by him among British civilians imprisoned -there was graphically described to me yesterday by the Right Rev. Dr. Hei+bert Bury, Anglican Bishop for North and Central a?urope (writes Frederick Wmn, Wile, in the London "Daily Mail,' Dec. 4). Dr. Bury reached London on Saturdav from Switzerland after a ten days' visit to Germany. He lived in Ruhleben. for a week, and passed a day at the ca.m for British officers at Blank enbergg. The Bishop penetrated into the h'eart of the enemy's country with the' assent of the British Govern ment and the permission 1of the German authorities. He has come home with an appeaEng story of the struggle which 3600 Britons are making to keep body alive, mind sound. and spirit unbroken. They are doing so, the Bishop declares, only by dint of "a superhuman ex hibition of tenacity .i the face of deterioriating and embittering con ditions....
A GIRL AT THE HORSE GUARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
A GIRL AT THE .HORSE GUARDS. She was skipping of to 'the of fice ' for' the fliit time all fur and feathers as minrry as- i schoolgirl. "How' fortunate I had ray coat frock 'home yesterday," she. remak :ed over an early lbreadfast. "And the, new hat J bought, you 1" I suggested.. "?K--m, yes; but I shall want an other pair of shoes." I buried: my noase instantly in "The. Times." I had encouraged, though not too enthusiastically, her idea of, a career for women. For one thing, the increased price of printing paper had-somewhat affect ed .the views of editors as to my lin~ispensabilty. Then she had got into a habits off devouring a whole six-shilling novel a day. Am her own famiiaitr friend dropped in too often' to ask my opinion about toe war. And, perhaps too, the discrip line' of a large' establishment . would tone down her somewhat peremp tory manner.. In short, there were various reiasns why a job at the Horse Guards, which could in a man atr of speaking be' called war work, and ...
PROSECUTION OF CHEMISTS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
SPROSECUTION OF CHEMISTS Some time ago an article appear ed in the --ress condemning the fact that a man in a certain state of health had been permitted to travel- with all the privileges of a first-class n'assenger on the gold fields express allegedly with the cognisance of the Public Health De;. Spartment and in its service.. The subject was brought ur in the Kal goorlie Muhicipal Council, and the Commissioner was eventually asked for an explanation. A copy of thp press article was forwarded to him:. His- reply was as follows :-"Perth, December 28, 1916. The Town Clerk. Kalgoorlie. Sir,=-I Am in receipt of yours of the 20th inst., forwarding crnv of the resolution passed by your council at its last meeting. In reply I have to state that I am surprised to note your lack of confidence in the General Health authority, and astonished to find a local body blindly accepting the irresponsible and unfair state ments' of the newspaper article, ob. viously inspired by one who, after breakin...
THE ONLY PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
.THE O ,. PEi4E. They come to us with dripping hands. Blood stains tlie "ofive branch". they bear,. . Trampling across the ravished lands '."Where tortured neoples know despair. They ,prate? of peace whose brutal: rlDr .Still holds the 'iealms we' swore to free - The crackling of the slaver's whip 'Still mocks the plaint of liberty.. Deep down beneath the ocean waves 1 The pirates' murdering victims sleep : By many a thousand British graves In spirit still our watch we keep. And now the bully in his pride Would bid the hand of vengeance stay, Knowing the signs that well betideo The dawning of our brighter day, By all our dear and splendid dead. By all the blood and all the tears That British hearts and eyes have !shed In our long agony of years. There is no ending to the fight 'Till, smitten by the, final thrust, The powers of darkness and of night Are spurned, and trampled in the dust. - "Tonchstorne." in the London "~Daiy Mail." ýlie i-me r i'
ARCHBISHOP CLUNE RETURN FROM WESTERN FRONT. AN OPTIMISTIC ADDRESS. Perth, Feb. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
ARCHBIS.IHP CLONE RETURN FROM WESTERN FRONT. AN OPTIMISTIC ADDRESS. Perth. Feb. 12. Archbishop Clune, who has been; in Europe for several months at Chaplain-General of the Australian Catholic forces, returned home at. the end of'last week. He was ten dered a most .enthusiastic welcome at the Catholic Cathedral of the Im culate m. Conception last evening, the building being crowded. The: Archbishop de:ivered a power-' ful address, giving a brief account. of his travels in his oflicial capacity. Anyone who took the trouble to go; through the ranks of the Australian soldiers at the front, he said, would find that. the Roman Catholic Church in the Commonwealth had contri buted its full qufota. On his arrival in England, he learned that the sick and wounded Australians were scat tered over hundreds of the hospitals. and convalescent homes, but, by con stant travelling, he managed to visit most of !he larger ones. One thing that struck him was the spirit of' cheerfulness that animated the...
COMMODORE G.M. CO. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
COMMODORE G.M. CO. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. .The directors of the Commodore Gold Mining Company, in their re port for the ,alf-lvee~r ended Novem ber 30, says:--"Operations have been confined to the treatment. of accumulated slimes, and to the prov ing and development of the Mac quarrie. option. Of the accumulated slimes, 5100 tons were treated, which, together with 1570 tons crushed from the Macquarrie, am ounted to a total of 6760 tons put through the slimes plant .during the period.. The value of bullion recovered was £3676 5/8. Of the tonnage treated from the Macquar rie lease, 1100 tons were from dumps on the surface raised by the owners and too low a grade for them to crush. Practically the whole of these dumps were treated with a view of obtaining informiatiou as to the value of the lower grade ore in' the mine, the better grade having been crushed by the owners it public treatment plants. From available .records, between 6000 tons and 7000 tons were crushed of a gross value of 38...
WOLFRAM KING SYNDICATE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
WOLFRAM KING SYNDICATE. A meeting of those who had agreed ' betcome members of the Wolfram - Kingf Sypdidate was held. in the Ptladce. otel on Wednesday even 'ing. Mr. $bokes presided over a good attendance. The chairman said the proapeotor S'the lioproperty, Mr. Parker, had pegged out two leases. It was pro posed to form a syndicaae with a h~pital of O1000, in 100 shares of 91n0 bach. The vendors--Mr. Parker emnd two othon-_wr bte r ve40 share, ia hlie` balance, which had been offered to the .publie, had been overt subscribed. That would give them £500 for working capital. Per scrally, hý did not think that stum was sufficient. He would prefer to' see the capital increased to £1500, the syndicate to hold' 50 shaies in reserve to be issued if the" £500 proved insufficient to put up the necessary; equipment. A trial par cel of 5 cwt. of ore had been sent to Dalgety & Co., Melbourne, and hal realiseed £26, or a little more than. £100 per ton. Mr. Parker es Itimated that the or...
EDNA MAY MINE. INDEPENDENT ESTIMATE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
ED9NA -MAY MINE. INDEPENDENT. ESTIMATE. From a. West Australian source has, been received a copy of -an inde pendent report by a mining sur veyor on the position of the Edna May mine (writes the Adelaide "Re gater"), from which the following bass been extracted: The recently reported develop [(Lent at the 385 level in the Edna' .pny is interesting, in that it atf Lords data on which to estimate ap proxim'ately the life of the mine. To date it has returned no less than £5 9/ a share in dividends. At the end of last October1 when the balf-I-early report was issued, the ore reserves above. the 300 level were computed at 35,000 tons, of a "value of • £143,000, or £4 a ton. bince then approximately 1000 tons .Jave been treated, leaving 26,900 tons available for the mill above the 300 level. The direction in which the crosscut at the 385 level has been put out has not been pub lishied, but if it has been extended in th'' same direction as it was started-as shown in the plan p~t lished wit...
THE CENTRALISATION GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
THE CENTRALISATION . .GOVERNMENT. In State politics, the outlook has ppmewhabt brightened within the past week or so. The Premier has 'witlidreiwn the Government's obnox ious. legislative p ioposal, including the Gerrymandering Bill, and the increased toaxation schemes. The ohbjotions. to a redistribution of aeatd during war time, when so many of the back-country male elec tors are absent at the front, and their wives and children are living in Perth, must be obvious. These objections are intensified when there is a well-grounded suspicion that the Government does not mean to act fairly towards their political op ponenes-a suspicion caused by the minisria determination to con tinue the existing injustice of giving the elector at a plwce like Northam, considerably greater power than the elector at Boulder City or Kalgoor lie. It is better that the present anomalies should be allowed to tem porrxily continue, than that the still, worse anomalies of the proposed bill should be institut...
EMPTY STOMACHS. THE GERMAN REASONS. Amsterdam, Dec. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
ElRIPTY STO 11ALCJHS. THE GERMAN REASONS. Amnsterdamn, Dec. 12. The Ohanced+lor in the Reichstag this afternoon did what was ex pected of him--nameay, he announc ed a final effort by the Kaiser to trap the allies into peace, or, alter natively to saddle them with the responsibility for every further out rage his sworn torturers can invent (writes Charles Tower in the Lon don "Daily Mail"). It is probably unnecessary to point, out that peace made now on the Ohancellor's terms would leave Germany more victorious than she can hope to be under the most fa vouxrable circumstances later. As the Socialist "Artbeiter-politik" saiyn on Oct6ber 20. Germany's bid for .world power could be achieved in two ways, east or west-either through Belgium or "by. a Central European Alliance to secure the lane, route to Asia." The paper urged that Germany's imperalist object 'would be achieved by secur ing the eastern 'route, even if she actually agreed .to restore the sta I tuh quo ante bellum in the we...
WHY MEN DON'T ENLIST. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
WHY MEN DON'T ENLIST. "How do you get to the Stadium Z Why, get on the West Melbourne tram and follow the crowd l" (says a writer-in -thp,"Age") If, ou failed to get on the txratbe puse you could. not hang- on to the stanchions, all you had to do was still-follow the crowd, and you could not miss your destination. The crowd stopped at a great rectangular building, and in a happy-go-lucky, good-humoured way found seats as near to the box ing ring in thie centre as possible. It was the ordinary crowd seen in the cheapest parts of the theatres. on the hill at .lemington, or around 1 Bourke-street corniers. Perhaps one in twenty 'gives the average of wo-. men' to men. Not their, numbers. however, but their type, was the sur prising thing. Young mothers with toddlers, or babies in arms, enjoyed themselves thoroughly; hundreds upo, hundreds of them were mice looking, .presentabtby-garbed girls, whose pretty. hair was dressed in the .latest fashion and was unspoiled by hat.=. A few women r...
MAN WHO MADE THE MACHINE-GUN. SIR HIRAM MAXIM DIES IN LONDON. AIR FLIGHT WITH KING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
MAN WHO MADE THE IACflN E-GUN. SIR HIRAM MAXIM DIES IN LON DON. AIR FLIGHT WITH KING. The machine-gun and bairbed, wire have probably exercised a more profound influence on the science of 'warfare than any two in ventions.of the past century. The machine-gun, as we know at to-day, was the outcome of the famous "Maxim," the inven'ion of ir Hiiram Maxim. whose death at h:s home in streatham is anhoun ced. Maxim was the first man to con ceive the idea of using the effort wasted in the recoil, or "kick," of a gun t.o operate autom$tically the loaa:ng arid firing mechanism. The idea came to him first in 1873, and he made some early designs about that time, but it was not until'1887 that the gun ':ook definite shape. Briefiy,' the. idea of the inventor was to evolve 'an automatic gun which would employ the ''kick" to load and fire the .arm ouce its. mechanism.had been set in action, "a 'touch-the-button" gun, as it was then called. It is interesting to recall'that at :his period the 'Germ...
ELSIE MAY G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917
ELSIE MAY G.M. Mri C. 0. G. Larcombe, A.S.T.C., lecturer in geology at the Kalgoorlie School of Mines, has made a report on the Eleie May gold mine, at Waterfall, about 20 chains S.E. of 'the Golden Ridge mine. In tile course of his report Mr. Larcombe writes : "The geology of the d'strict has been. described by Mr. Honman in Bulletin No. 66 of the Geological Survey of. West Australia, and L see no need to add further to his work. The country consists of older greenstones, quartz-porphyry (in which the Golden Ridge mine occurs) gr'aphite slates, and old, steeply-bedded sediments. General Remarks. "In a report of this kind the main considerations are economic, and Ii intend to confine my remarks more to a discussion of the nature of the ore.body you have unearthed and to future possibilities. "After carefully examining the material from your ore deposif I have no hesitation in saying that the deposit is primary in origin and consists of a true lode formation. "The mine was discovered...