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OVERSEAS SHIPPING Melbourne, Feb. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

OVELBEAS SHIPPING Melbourne, 'Feb. 13. It was stated in shipping circles to-day that the Federal -Ministry Sw*a about to appoint a board which would have full control` of shipping and cargo matters connec ted with,. the oversea, trade. This action is in accord with the policy announoed by 'Mr. Lloyd George re cently of organising the whole of the "Empire's resources. The board will act in co-opera tion with' a board which is already in existence in Great Britain. It will be presided over entirely by the Prime Minister or a Minister stated by him, and will consist of men who are expert in all shipiing matters. Admiral "Clarkson and Col. Oldershaw the secretary of the Commonwealth line of steamers, will in all probability represent the Government and the Government charterers, Messra. Elder, Smith' and Co., and Gibbs, Bright, and Co., will also have representatives * on the ibard. The other members of the board will be representatives of, the. shipping firms interested in the oversea ...

Publication Title: Western Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: WA, Australia
SONS OF GWALIA, LTD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

80NS OF GWALIA, LTD. Messrs. Bewiek, Moreing and Co., have received the followinmg infor mat?ion from the London offioe of the above oompany.-Interim divi dend of sixpence per share, less in come -ta, has been declared, pay abl,' on the 27th March.' Xransfer books olose 24th February. The usual monthly dividend of the Edna May G.M. Co. of 3/ per share will bring the total returned to shnareholders to £239,963, or £5 12/. per share. Mr. R. S. Black, general manager of the Kalgurhl Gold Mine, Ltd., has been elected president of the Australasian Institute of Mining engineers for 1917, in rucoession to Mr. Rob~ert C. Sticht, general man gger of the Mt. Lyell M. and R. Co., who has filled the position for the past two years, A little work is still being done on a few of the alluvial, claims at lug Hill, a short distance south of Trafalgar. Reoently a prospector pegged a prospeeting area of 15 acres, taking in some of the ground previously held as alluvial claims. Objections are being ent...

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GERMAN AND BRITISH RULE Hobart, Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

SGEIRMAN AND BRITISH RULE I obart, Feb. 14.. In the Police Court to-day, l~before the police magistrate, Mr. D. S. .Dicker, one of the House of' Assembly members for the Franklin division in the La bour interest, was charged by sum mons, on informatin laid by Captain Hoad, of the military staff, with having been guilty of an offence un der regulation 28 of the War Pre cautions Regulations, 1915, in hav ing, on January 25 last, at the Free masons' Hotel, Hobart, .made' a statement likely to prejudice recruit ing, as follows :---"I would as soon be under German rule as under British, and, if Australia were in trouble, Britain would not fire a shot .o help her," whereby he is liable. under the War Precautions Act (1915) Regulations, to imprisonment not exceeding siz months, and to a £100 penalty. Accused pleaded not, guilty, and was defended by Mr. Hodgman, Mr. E. N.' Pringle prosecuting for the Crown. Mr. Hodgman applied for an ad journment to enable the defence to be prepared, but as...

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COST OF WAR Wellington, Feb. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

COST OF WAR Wellington, Feb. 13. Offcial figures show that to Dec i- mr 81, the war had cost. New S ad, 14,697,7562. Pay and a? " . announted to ever £6,500, equiupment to £1,750,000, and 'lo w ~ gp ~omr8

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NORTH KALGURLI G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

"NORTH XALURZLI G.M. Durinf ?nuary vtributers treated -at pub?l m lls p 3 tons for a yiel4 -f - i r. oel gold valued atn 30?. Value recovered per ton, 901.

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MOTION PICTURE CENSORSHIP Melbourne, Feb. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

MOTION PICTURE ?ESORSHIP . elbourne, Feb. 15. Arrangements have been made for the establishment of a Common wealth censorship of imported pio ture films. A board of censors has been ap pointed by .the Minister for Trade and Customs, Mr. Archibald, to con sider applications for registration. The following constitute the board: .BSir Harry Wollaston, K.C.M.G.; LL.D., formerly Comptroller-Gen eral of Customs, chairman; Mr. Archibald Strong M.A., lecturer in English at the Tniversity of Mel bour.ne; Dr. J. H. D. Cumpston, Commonwealth Director of Quaran tine. Registration will be refused to any mhn which, in the opinion of the board, would be injurious to public anorality., or likely to inoite d sorder bi tor onme.

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PROSPECTORS AND LEASEHOLDERS. MEETING OF EAST COOLGARDIE ASSOCIATION. SUGGESTIONS FOR MINING CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

SPROSPECTORS AND. LEASE HOLDERS. MEETING OF EAST, COOL .GARDIE ASSOCIATION. SUGGESTIONS FOR MINING C*ONFERENCE. &-gn?eeting of the East Coolgardie Prospectors ?and Leaseholders' As sociation -was held at the alafway Hall -on -Friday evening. Mr. M. J. W?rtigan presided. S.Consideration was given to -a cornm mwunication received from the Secre ary- for -Mines, stating that the Minister would -be pleased if the as 4ociation would send -representatives to the forthcoming mining - nter once. The Secretary (Mr. Powell) sta ted that he had also written to the Minister suggesting-that a member pf the association should be ap pointed on the committee which is to draft the conference agenda paper, and had received a reply statmrg that the matter -was receiv ng att6ntion. The Minister was eported to have stated to the ',goorlie Miner" representative in Perth that he would be pleased to have - member 91 the associa ton -on onthe Agenda omnitee, but it was desirable that Ae ssocih tion ...

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NATION'S MORAL AND SPIRITUAL FORCES. AN EQUIVALENT TO WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

NATION'S MORAL AND SPIRITUAL FORCES. ' AN EQUIVALENT TO. WAR. Mr. Rowland E. Prothero, M.P. for Oxford University. speaking at Bedford Grammar Schools, said:- "At the Front the roar of the guns sounds day after day. Their silence gives the signal for an at tack--an advance or a repulse. In 'that thunder of cannon an old world is passing away. In the hush of peace a new world will be born. Their Eyes Tell the Story. "Already it is becoming increas. Ingy manifest that'. far-reaching changes will follow in the wake of war. One indication of the future may be seen every day in the streets of London. Thousands of the mens who return from -the Front bear A new expression in their faces, a Tew look in their eyes. They have gone down into the human hell of war had seen Death in all its terrors. 'they have caught a glimpse, perhaps for a moment only, of the Kingdom of G(od. They say little. Their eyes tell the story, not their lips. but tfaey make new demands upon us. they have changed; and ...

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AUSTRALIAN ARMY RESERVE Melbourne, Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

AISThAUAI 481jK iSERVE Melbourne, Feb ,14. Regulations were. laid . on the table of the House of Representa tives to-day in connection with the establishment of an Australian! Army. Reserve, which is to consist of -officers and men who have corn pleted their trainin on the corn pletion of their serv ce. This. class may be transferred to Class B, which is voluntary for men under 6O years of age, and will coniilt of soldiers who have been on active service, ex-members of the perman ent military forces, and men resi dent in the Commonwealth who have been on aotive service in any other military forces of the Enmpire. The last class is to be composed of mem-i bers of rifle clubs but in addition there is to be an honorary reserve consisting of men who have com pleted their service in Class A, and who do not wish to .continue in Class B of members of the Austra lian Reserve over fifty, and otherj soldiers. To each of the existing military units will, be linked an armyi reserve regiment, or...

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PROGRESS REPORTS. GOLDEN HORSESHOE ESTATES [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

PROGRESS lIEPORTS. GOLDEN HORSESHOE ETATES Mine report for month ended. De cember 31, 1916:- " Main 3,haf Workings. 2240 ft. Level.-No. 3 Lode: South. drive advanced 64 ft. in lode assay ing 21/3 for fall width of drive. Total, 778 ft. 2480 ft. Level.--No. 4 Lode: Winze 665 ft. south advanced 21 ft. in lode assaying i7/ for full width of winze. Total, 137 ft. This winze was holed to 2630 ft. level. 2630 ft. Level.-No. 4 Lode: South drive advanced. 8 ft." in- low-grade material. Total, 710 ft. 2900 ft. Level.-No. 4 Lode: South drive advanced 34 ft. in low-grade maiterial. Total, 614 ft. East cross out 518 ft. south started and ad vanced 6 ft. 3020 ft. Level--No. 4 Lode: Winze 155 ft. south advanced 41 ft. in low grade material. Total, 120 ft. Main Lhaft.-Sinking advanced 24 ft. Total, 3196 ft. No. 2 Shaft Workings. 2000 ft. Level.-No. 2 Lode: North drive advanced 17 ft. 6 in. 'in lode assaying 21/3 for full width of drive. Total, 285 ft.i South drive advanced 15 ft, 6 in. in lode ass...

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EDNA MAY G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

ED·NA MAY G.M.- 00C. Reort 'for week ended February 10, 1917: 150 ft. Level.--Vertica.1 rise 9ave sx ) crosscut to 68 ft. and Oonneot. ed waith werst drive at 78 ft. level7 Cross.ut north to 109 ft.; i coiunti-t rock. Stope J., Value over 8 ?, f dwt. per ton. 222 ft. Level.-No. 8 stope valuq over 12 ft., 11 dwt. per ton. No. 9 stope: value over 8 ft. 40 dw . pes too. Hanging wall reef: value over 4 ft., 9 dwt. per ton. 300 ft. Level.--Winzo timbered and ooncreted. Stope B: value ovr 1i ft., 9 dwt. per ton. St6pe or ve.al oves 83 ft., 21 dwt. per ton. 886 ft. Level.-North-east level ea tended to 21 ft. ; end of level-all in ore; value, 25 dwt. per ton. Strip ping on'footwall side of- levr ? north side of cronscut; value ov ft 40 dwt. per ton. At this lode now exposed for width of i8 ft. with ore stili remaining on fooýtweL side. Incoming water at this level about 8,000 gallons por hour. Maid shaft being timbered.

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POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT Melbourne, Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

PDSTMAITE4UE AVS ..D EPARTF MENT Melbourne, Feb. 14. The sixth annual report of the Pcetmaster-General's department, which was submitted to the Federal Parliament yesterday, indicated that after paying terest on capital, the get loss for the year 1?115-16 yas S315,990 as compared with a ls f~o- the previous year. of £6sg,7ss. The redu tion in the deficit; would appear from- the report of the ac countant, Mr. 0. G. Houldane, to have resulted in a greet measure from the very large increase in the earnings, whldh-were £435,934 more than those of the previous year. The working expenses for 1915-16 ware £133,905 in excess of the working ex pereaso for 1914-15. Certain : adjust nenta have to be made in both rev enue and expenditure in --connection .wit', the -transfe of wireless tele ~gmphy from the Postal Department ito the Navy. Dpt The P.M.G., Mr. Webster, in. his, -report.,alliudes to the automatic tele phone system having given great satisfactionn, adding that as soon as the present ...

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THE REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN MR. M'CALLUM'S REPLY TO SENATOR PEARCE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

THE REFERENDUM CAMPAICH MRI. M'OALLUM'S REPLY TO SENATOR PEARCE. . The Minister for Defence,' Snnator Pearce, a- fortnight ago made a 'statement in reference to what Mr. A. McCa2lum, State Secretary of the A.,.F. said at a meeting of the State execubive of that body, and 'Mr. Mosaltum has replied as fol lows:- • "I will deal with Senator Peaavre's st~tements in the order he gave _them. With reference to my offer to place myself at the disposal of tha Defence Department for the six months for which I was granted leave - by the A.L.F. Senator Pearce knew the position as well as I: that I had been granted leave, but had been medically advised that a change of oclupeAion twou!d pro bably be as benefioial to me as a rest, provided the fresh ocouption - ook me outside Western Australia, anr- jpreferably outside Australia. My offer was perfectly dlear--to" place my services at the disposal of is department-1or six months with out pay. If the Senator had any doubts upon the latter, and that...

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RED CROSS SOCIETY KALGOORLIE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

KALGOOREE. ThB, e trehis 4 e, have Ted and staid, zicnRio £8 / m laphoe two ?t, £ iGt, Boulder Pur? petershee G. ., temp east iro and "Anoil oLor6s,"' 6; employees 1oornie Mu o0psl doun, py daps rum7 lath, 19/; Spiders Circle, S4; ale of fruit Mrs. Leslie's g nrdn, Kurrawang, £5; Mrs. Les ie, Ktrraaazg, donation, £5; con aoinso frotm the' circles previous Sacnowledged, £2793 4/4; - No. a Circle, £2 0!6; No. 10, £1 6/; ]No. 41, Beria, collected by Mica Roe. £6 3/, proceeds of. concert £4, pro oeeds of -rio of case of grapes, £2 2/3, £12 5/3; No. 46 Circle. Southerm Cross, street collections £1 101 ral file of clock --donated by Mr. G;. -Tippler £ii, raffle of Christmas stocking £2 3/, Mr. Horgan £9 ef, Sand Mr. Stephens £1,Circle sulscrip tion £1 11/, £19 8/; total, 4?,.917 Include? in an amount of £8 O0/j acknowledged in the last list as from No.. 24 Circle (Bullfinch) were donations of 10/ from Mrs. Stam mers, and £L 5/ from Mr. R. B. Williamson . Social Club.-Mr. A. G. Phi pot, £5...

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FOE BEATEN IN THE CAMEROONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

FOE BEATEN IN THE CAMEROONS. TIhe War Office :issues the follow ing communique: "On January 1 the British force, under XColonel Gorges, occupied Jaunde, in the Cameroons. 't'he pnemy Ietreated to the south *,nd pouth-east. Our troops are in con tact with the enemy's rearguartd. The German Government officials fled from Jaunde." Jaunde has, since the .An,~o French armies captured Duala. the chief port and original capital of the German Cameroons. .been the enemy's seat of government of wnat -is .left of their colony. It is Ln inlandi station 160 miles cast of Duals. Telegraphic reports of the occ' pation of Banyo (which is 230 miles north of Jaunde and 100 miles from our Nigerian frontier), in German Guinea (Cameroons), on October 24 by the Nigerian forces under Br ga dier-General Cunliffe, and of t'te capture, on Novembel u,- of a moun tamn stronghold south of that p a:e have already been published. The Press Bureau now issues a British offioer's graphic, account .Follow ing are ext...

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KALGOORLIE HEALTH MATTERS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

SKALCOORLIE HEALTH MATTERS I Matters relating to public health! within the municipality of Kalgoor-. lie, came before the council last: week in the form of a report from.l the general purposes oommittee."I Excerpts are as under: Health.-The' Medical Offiber re ported: For the. month ending Feb ruary 7, five cases of notifiable in fectious diseases occurred, three of these being diphtheria, one of scar-j let fevei, and one of erysipelas.; The n.umber of cases is less than i have reported for some considerable time. Diphtheria cases are quite scatter-i ed. All these cases have been ad mitted to the Government ho.spital for -isolation and treatment, and dis infection has been carried out. Those portions of the district which have come under my observation during the month, have been noticed as being in a fair sanitary . Bondi tion; this more particularly applies to the paved portions in the centre of the town.lReceived I The Health Inspector mibmitted the following report :-Infectious ...

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COASTAL RACING. HELENA VALE. Perth, Feb. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

HELENA VALE. Perth. Feb. 18. There was a fine attendance at ,elena Vale yesterday. The racing; was good; four events being won by a neck or less. and all the win nera were well supported. The following. are details of re JUMPERS' FLAT RACE. One mile and' three furlongs. Tetoki, T J. JS8ratton's, by Sko pos-Dependent,' 6 yrs., 10.12 (O'Dea) .. 1 Cap and Bells, C." H. Fielding's, 11.1 (Chandler) ................... 2 Sir Rhubarb, W: J. Matthews', 11.3 (Meades) ..... ....... - Others: Skipton, 11.13 (Fletcher); Ravel, 10.6 (Andrews); Remus; 9.91 (Darcy). Betting: 9 to 4 aget. Cap and Bells, 5 to 2 Tetoki. 3 to 1 Remus, 6 to 'l Sir Rhubarb 12 to 1 others. Totalisator.-Str8aight-out: .Invest ed. £55; dividend £1 16/. Place: Invested, £158 10/; dividends, 12f, Ill, 221./. Five furlongs from home the field began to close up, and as the turn was connenced Skipton was just clean. of Sir Rhubr with Tetoki next, and Cap and Bells moving up. The last named led into the saig from Sir Rhubarb, wi...

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RECRUITING CAMPAIGN [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

REilUITIilki CAMlPAIGNi An appeal to the people of Aus tralia to come forward and provide all the men needed to reinforce the Australians at the Front has been issued by the Primate of Australia and Tasmania, the Moderator-Gen eral of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, the President-General of the Methodist Church of Austral asia, and the Chairman of the Con-I gregational Union of Australia. It reads; "We appeal to all citizens for a, yet fuller response to the call of duty and patriotism. We believe that the hour.is critical. We are convinced that Australia, which has done great things, is yet capable of arising to even greater sacrfices, if the need is understood. The call came to us at the beginning of the war to be true to those ideals of civilisation and international justice for which. our nation has stood among the world Powers. We east i nour sword with Great Britain un hesitatingly. We should have lost our soul if we had faltered. "But during the progress of the war we u...

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V.A.T.C. ANNUAL MEETING. FIRST DAY. WOORAK WINS OAKLEIGH PLATE. Melbourne, Feb. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

V.A.T.C. ANUAIL MBIEETING.I FIRST DAY. WOORAK - WINS OALEIGH PLATE. Melbourne Feb. 17. The weather is fine ana genial for the first day of the V.A.T.O. autumn .meeting this afternoon, and there is a splendid attendance. The surroundings are looking at their, best, but. rain is badly wanted, for the racing track is very hard. The following are details of re sults : WARREIN HURDLE RACE. Two miles and 64 yards. C. C. Bott's Lady Sunderland by Sunderland-Miss Flat, 10.1 (A.. Carter) ... ...... ....... ... 1 P. T. Heywood's Osibye, 10.8 (C. Boyd)!... ... .. ...... .. ...... 2 F. Begg's Nick-a-Jack, 9.8 (P. Roberteon) ... .. .. .. .. .3 Others: Wallalo (Cameron), Com mon King (Hawwkins) Wonderrarph (Sbie), Sir Prim (ms.), Eishon lThompson) Avonwort (Bird), Bar widgee. . ~Ic ea~2n, Sir. ~ Fife (Baird).. Muudsr (Gray), Cmpanile3 (Sutton), Blue Streamer (Koops), Percy's F~aay (Cail). Betting: 5 to 2 agat. Wtnider graph 7'to 1 to .Caibye.8 to I Com mon king, Sir Prim. 10 to 1 Lady Sunderland,...

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TRANS-AUSTRA[?]IAN RAILWAY Melbourne, Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 20 February 1917

TItRAN-AUSTRIAI AN_ RAILWAY Melbourne, Feb. 14. In the House of Representatives to-day, Mr.'" . W. Foster- (S.A.) asked the Prime Minister (1) When i-wi lhe be in a position to redeem his definite promise to the member for Parramatta, "That a searching investigation into the question of the East to West rad way would be arranged by the Gov ernment I" (2) Will the Government, as a question of policy, provide that such investigation shall include the -working of the railway when corm pleted--(a) by the creation of what -is alleged to be a costly and unne cessary Federal railway administra tion, or (b) by arrangement with the States of South Australia and West Australia, whose existing adminis trative stafe ahould' make possible very large economies for the Comrn monwealth, and greater efficiency for Cbmmonwealth purposes I (3) In the meantime, will the Gov ernment promptly._ suspend costly -provisional commitments which may be absolutely unnecessary l Mr. Hughes said the replies were:...

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