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IGNORING THE CENSOR Melbourne, Nov. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
ICKORINC THE CENSOR i Melbourne, Nov. 28. 1 R- obert Fraser and Frederick Wal ter Jenkinson. t'rading as Fraser & Jenkinson, printers, -were charged, at :the Di'strict Court to-day, with having failed to submit printed mat ter to the Censor. There were four. counts. The first had reference to. a publication called "The Tribu na,' a reprint of English anti conscription pamphlets, and the others related to anti-conscription pamphlets issued on October 19, '21, and 24.. Speaking of one of the leaflets, I the . magistrate 'charascterised it as 1s the most objectionable thing of its class that had come under his no tice. In respect of that particular publication the defepdants.would be fined- £15. in respect of "The Tri bunal" £2; and .£3 on each of.. the other two charges. To mark his dis. approbation of the first-named leaf let, he would ,ward the total oosts,. £7 71. on that counit, and wou'd also oil that charge order the defendants, to enter intb a recognisance of . £50 tt o...
[?] IN THE [?] [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
r '.- Josan, srroar of the C Gº!ddo ldtd W.,c'em.'s CLub, has ra " oeived a letter writer. i.t the fring line, . Fravnoe on C~onoit'eri t+, by ,ergt. F. St ,en?o, :,henkin the c!lub for a psroo! of (comort*s. The okno?wledgment reads : "I am i r?eceipt of a parrel of soldiers' gifts from the 'Women's Club,' Kalgoorlie and cannot ade* quately express the thanks of thosa who received them. The way they are dist.ributed is by drawing lots. All the names are put into one -hat, ?!n' a list 'of articles to be' distri buted in another. One paper is then drawn from each hat, and the man gets the article which is on the ticket drawn with his name. There is great interest and excitement amongst them whilst the draw is on, antd when it is over there is some great swapping amongst them, as a man often draws 'something :which another man wants, and vice-versa. They then change about till every one is as near satisfied as possible. We find also the names of many whom we know amongst the donors in...
ALLEGED MISREPRESENTATION Perth, Nov. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
ALLEGED MISREPRESENTATION Perth, Nov. 29. The jury to-day. found for the plaintiff in the action in whioh it was alleged that there had been misrepresentation in oonneotion with the sale of a hotel at Nan nup.' The plaintiff was Uiroaon Thomas St'aples and the defendaat, Frederick Proks.. His Honour sub-.. mitted four questions to the jury, and..they, with their answers, wewe: D.id. the plaintiff make the repi* `senttion complained --Yes. Was it untrue 1-No. Did the plaintiff know it was un true ?-No. Was the defendant induced by the representation to .enter into a agreement to purchasete ?e hotel 1 Yes. Judlment was entered "or the plaintiff on the clam and counoter claim,. with costs`.
THE JEWISH MARK TWAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
THE JEWISH-MAAKl NWAIN. ''There recently died in New York te -great Yiddish humorist, Sholem Aleichem, sometimes:, called the 'Jewish Mark Twain.' Hundreds of thousands of the ýb*~P 'ork ghetto 'turned out, *to pay their last re spects to the writelu 'who had em bodied in mirthful Wtbrds the joys arid sorrows of their 'ld 'homes across the ocea?n. ".'But is was in the hearts of the war-torn Jewries of Russia and Poland that the news of Sholem Aleichem's death .reverberated most profou'ndly and painfully. 'For Sho lem Aleichem, which means 'Peac'e with. you (his real name was iho lem Rabinowich), :was a Russian Jew, who had spent nearly all his lifetime in the Jewish 'pale,' -and has immortalised the inhabitants of it. lThe' war found him in Western Europe, and to this country :he came only .for the duration of the strug gle. -The Poet' of the Jewish People. "The 'Evreyskaya Zhizn' (Mos cow) said editorially:- - " 'There went down into his grave the greatest painter of the lite ot -t...
AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS IN LONDON [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS IN LONDON Private Harry Bromley, writing from Rollestlone, England, to his mother, gives some interesting de tails of what he saw in London. "London is about three hours' train ride from here,"- he says. "We had to march a mile through the streets to headquarters past Westminster Abbey and St. Paaul's. Just as we came to St.' Paul's the bells started to chime. It was one of the most beautiful things I have ever heard. There were hundreds of people standing around the front waiting for them to start. "At the 'Anzac Buffet' Austr. lians can go in and eat as much as they like and drink coffee and tea and get all sorts of nice cakes and pastry and sandwiches, and it costs nothing. "There-is one thing that looks aw ful and disgusting about the hotels here. It does not matter what hotel you go in, you will see almost as many women; as men. In some hotels you s'ee nearly all women and young girls. It is just the same m the west end of London-the aris tocratic end. They ...
DAYLIGHT SAVING IN AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
DAYLIGHT SAVING IN AUSTRALIA | It is understood thlat the Primem Minister. Mr. Hughes, ha. unde consideration. the. ques ion . iat?o ducing daylight saving throughout the Coannonwealth in consequenc~ f the hortage of ooeL It is probable that Mr. Hughes will ahortby ask his Cabinet to ap,. Pve of regulations under the Wae Precat ons AcLt whici wi br~in this change abou
COASTAL RACING. BICTON. Perth, Nov. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
COASTAL RACINGt. BICTON. Perth, Nov. 29. A race meeting was held at Bic ton to-day. The following were the results: SECOND AND THIRD H.C. PLATE. Five furlongs and a quarter. Mountess, 8.8 (Lean) .. .......... i White Hope, 9.8 (Burville) ...... 2' Black Cloud, 8.10 (Bennett) ...... 3 Nine others started. - Betting: 5 to 2 agst Black Cloud, 7 to 2 Moiuness. Won by two lengths. Time, 1.. min. iO sec. FIRST DIVISION. Six and a quarter furlongs. Full Sail, 9.12 (G. Harwood) ... I Volition, 9.10 (Sibbritt) ......... 2 Royal V'ixen, 9.2 (Ashley) ........ , Six others started. Betting: 2 to 1 agst Volition. ,4 to 1 Full Sail. Won by a neck. Time, 1 min. 26& see. TROTTING PLATE. One mile. Maid of Erin, 150 yds. bhd. (Bux ton) ... ... ... ... .. ... ... ..... 1 Percy Direct, 150 yds. bhd. (North) ....................... ' George M., 270 yds. bhd. (Wood worth) ...... .................. 3j Six others started. Betting: :3?Ao 1 agst George M., 5 to I Maid of Erin. Won by a length. :Time,...
ALLEGED UNLAWFUL POSSESSION [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
ALLEGED UNLAWFUL POSSESSION Ernest Chas. Swar was before Messrs. S. Beston and D). Sheed, J's.P., at the Boulder Police 'ourt Wednesday. charged with unlaw ful possession of three chairs, to which, through Mr. M. B. Scott, he pleaded not guilty. Detective-Sgt. Dempsey, who ap peared for the police, said the ar rest took place on a warrant from Perth, and be asked that, after the evidence of the arresting offcer, Swar be remanded to Perth. Detective Read, who arrested til accused at the Associated mine, said the man made the following statae. ment:--"I had about a ton of furni. ture corning down from Collie to Perth. I assisted the carter to load it at the Perth goods sheds. I only took what was given to ine. I do not know all my furniture. My wife buys all the furniture, and I think it was all labelled. Some time after iy wife told me the de, tectives had been to the housu and taken away some chairs. I told her it would be better to let them have the ohairs thani to have any trouble...
RACING IN QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, Dec. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
RACING IN _UEENSLAND. Brisbane, Dec. 2. The principal events at Eagle Farm to-day resulted as follows: CHAMPAGNE STAKES. Five jurlongs. - Symposium, 8.3 (O'Neill) ......... 1 Anniversary, 8.3 (Davis) ... ... ... 2 Ilroadaore, 8.3 (Laird) ... ...... 3 Four others started. Betting: 6 to 4 on Symposium, 3 to 1 aggse Anniversary,. 10 to I Broadacre, The Sythe, Capville, Star Robe, Miss Lavender. Won by two lengths, with a short head between second and third. Time, 1 min. 2S seec. Dividend: 15;3 and 9/6. SUMMER CUP. One mile and three-quarters. Garrus, 8.0 (Henernan) .......... I Nojab, 8.0 (Phillips) ...... .... 2 Outrage, 6.11- (O'Sullivan) ...... 3 Eleven others started. Betting: 6 to 1 ags1 Ornato, Dear ' Laddie Nojah, 7 to 1 Iameses, Limited. 10 to 1 Garrus, Outrage, In Trouble, 12 to 1 Poach ing, 33 to 1 Balegie, Stora, Reertes, Ladur Girl. WTon by a short neck, with a length between second ind third. '1ime, 1 rmin. 33" see. Dividends: £5 2/10 and £1 3/. The Norseman Race Club have...
JACKYARDER'S LAST RACE. Perth, Nov. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
JACKYARDER'S LAST RACE. Pert.h, Nov. 30. C. Andrewse who was injured when Jackyarder met his death as the result of a fall in the November Handicap at the W.A.T.C. meeting, on November 18. was to-day able to attend an inquiry held by the sti pendiary stewvards into the cause of the accident. All the boys who were in a posi tion to sei Jackyarder fall were ex amined. Andrews expressed the opinion. that the gelding crossed hil legs, as he went down like a shot. The stewards came to'. the conclu sion that the affair was purely acci dental, and that there was no inter. ference. They examined the course after the accident, and found it perfectly safe.
BOXING. ATHLETIC COMBINATION. "YACKUM" STOPS BROWN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
BOXING. ATHLETIC COMBINATION. "YACKUBM" STOPS BROWN. There was a fair attendance In "Snowy" Flynn's marquee on Zatur day night last, when another good programme was witnessed. -.The principal attraction of the evening was a contest to a finish between Jack "Yackuni" and "Tiny" Brown, two members of the IMun gari squad. "Yackum" is well known on the fields as a game boxer with a fair knowledge of the art o1 self-defence. On the other hand Brown was regarded as a novice locally, but the tremendous advantages he had physically ever his opponent were thought, by many good judges to-more than counteract the skill of. "Yackum." However, he was lacking in one of the most essential qualifications of a pugilist, yis., gameness, and expressed his satisfaction when, the, towel was thrown in by his seconds during the progress of the fifth round. Up to that period, little damage had re sulted to either man. "Yackum" was certainly ahead on points, but he had little chance of landing a knock-out o...
MR. HUGHES' SPEECH Melbourne, Dec. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
MR. HUGHES' SPrECH Melbourne, Dec. 1. • Senator Gardiner continued the t debate in the Senate to-day on the SMIinisterial statement remarking that the country had a right to Jl know whether the Liberal party o was supporting the Government. If t not, the Government had no a majority, and should not continue : in office. It had been stated that negotiations had been proceeding between the Government. and that party. Senator Millen: That is not c~r rel ets Senator Gardiner said that it was public talk. Senator Findley: The dogs bark it in the streets. Senator Gardiner "id there could be no possible objection to~ an open support of the Government by the Liberals, but there should be no secret arrangements. There was a widespread belief thait the price of support was to be a watering down of the financial proposals of, the Government. Was it a condi tion that there was to be no legisla r tion other than war legislation ' He I resented the pessimistic utterances of Senator Millen as to t...
WESTONIA GOLDFIELD. Westonia, Nov. 29. Edna May Consolidated. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
W'ESTONIA GOLDFIELD. Westonia., Nov. 20. Edna ?May Consolidated. I: is most improbable that any noteworthy development will occur in the Consolidated before Febru stry. The work in progress at the' mine now and for many weeksj ahead resolves itself into preparing the main 212 ft. shaft for future operations in connection with .the opening up of the ore body 120 ft. north-west of the main haulage way. The No. 5 shaft, virtually a 7 x 3 prospecting" shaft, is now down be low the 150 ft. This shaft will be connoeted by means of a southi-east level with the main shaft when it also reaches a depth of 212 ft., thus answering the purpose of providing :necessary ventilation an d at the sa·l.e time proving the intervening country. The sharp rise in share values dur ing . the present week was not due to any improvement in the mine's prospects, but merely a market move, due, it is reported, to the "hbears" having been caught short of "paid" scrip; a sympathetic rise in "Cons" ,was a natural co...
HANSEL MUNDY G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
HANSELM RUNDY GU.. CO. The twelfth. ordinary general meeting was held in Adelaide ' ? Nov..16.. Mr. G. A. Wallmaun pre sided: The directors' report and sta.tement of-accountit were adopted The retiring directors (X?essrs. Wall man and E. Bruce) were re-e'ected, and the retiring auditor (Mr. Albert Dawe) was also re'elected. The directors reported that operations at the Bendigo property were dis continued during October, 1e15,and have not since been. resumed. It had been decided to abandon - the pro perty: During the- period under re view an option 'of purchase was se cured over a goldinining lease ana a prospecting area at' Goongarrie, on the North Coolgardie' goldfield. The properties had been-favourably 'weported on. They aie situated Eouth of the New Boddington and Hicks -G.M. lea§es. -' Developmental work' is being actively proceeded with at these pr6perties. ' The whole :of the shares forfeited 'for nop-payment odf the first call of id. a sha&e, aggre gaking 94,5264 hbd...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
CLARKE & CO., SHAREXROKERS, ADELAIDE: Universal Buildings, Grenfell-street. ' MELBOURNE: A. Rutter Clarke. 311 Collins-street. PERTH: W.A. Club Buildings. St. George's Terrace. Agents in London and Glasgow; also throughout the States. PERTH MANAGER, A. N. B. PRICE.
JOHN ALLEN'S INFLEXIBLE IMPERIAL PENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
JOHI ALLEN'S INFLEXIBLE IMPERIAL PENSION. "The Preat war presses heavily on the lonely pensioner. The old folk who have children or friends to help them, or who get 'something from, America,' are not so badly hit." says a writer in the "Cole raine Constitution" (Londonderry), and he tells the moving story of how John Allen lives a life of pov 'erty and contentment on his "im perial pension" of five shillings a week. '"Take the case of old John Allen, who has neither cow, goat, pig, cock, 'hen.. chick. nor child about him, and you will find that he is eon 'fronted with a problem that known no solution but the workhouse. HI ?has an inflexible imperial income of five shlllines a. week. but. alas for 'him. he has to suit his necessities to th2 limited purchasing power of a sum which even in. peace time afforded no margin for comfort. "I called to-day and found this pensioner, typical of thousands of his kind. sitting over his glimmer ing coal with ancient face and folded hands. Our talk...
THE COUNTRY PARTY Perth, Dec. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
THE COUNTRY PARTY K/ Perth Dec. 2. The inconsistency of the Country or Decentralisation party sup porting the Centralisation Govern ment has long been apparent. The prevailing impression is that the Centraliation party has swallowed the Country party, and the latter exists only in name. The inconsistency of the Country party's attitude and the utter abandonment of its decentralisation principles was admitted to-day by even the leader, Mr. Willmott, M.L.A. The inconsistency was so apparent that he made the following official state ment : "During the discussion and vot ing on the estiimates in the Legisla tive Assembly, the Country party were found apparently voting against the party's platform, and principles. It is only. fair to the public and our constituents -to ex plain why our votes were cast as they were. In the first place one half of this year's estimates haveI been spent, and any r.eduction for I the remaining portion of the present year would be nearly impossible, or of a v...
THE ESTIMATES Perth, Dec. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
TIE ESTIMATES Perth, Dec. 1. For the first time in many years the Legislative Assembly to-day completed a sitting of almost 24 hours. The House met yesterday at 3 p.m., and, without adjourning for either breakfast or lunch sat on until 2.15 p.m. to-day. ?rac tically the whole sitting was taken up with the consideration of the general and loan estimates. Following upon the report of yes terday, the Colonial Secretary's to tal vote, £508,710, an increase of £25 444, was passed, also that of "Education, £333,756, an increase of £16,100. The Minister for Works at 1 o'clock this morning, introduced his depaitmental estimates, £112,005. an increase of £25,500 on those of last year. The general discussion on the department was carried on until 2.35 o'clock, the Minister com ing in for severe criticism by the Opposition members. The whole vote was then carried on the voices. Introducing the Mines Depart ment estimates, £65,198, an increase of £4077 over those of last year, the Minister said...
A GIRL'S COMPLEXION [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
A CIRL'S COMPLEXION Very few girls get through their teens without eruptious or pimples showing on their faces. These may -b due to indigestion resulting from improper diet. If so they will' quickly disappear when the p: per food is adhered to. If they are accompanied by pallor and - listlessness you must look to the condition of the blood Because these eruptions on the faces of. -hool girls are so common they seldom receive tlh.' attention from parents . that they require. When they indicate ihin blood or anaemia there is 'a ready remedy. in Dr. Williams' Pink I ill. These tonic pills, free from harmful drug., are pretty sure to help growing girls because they build up the blood at a time when the demaud on it is greatest.' As the blood is made rich and red fickle appetites become normal, lassitude gives way to vigour, the cheeks and lips show the glow of health and the whole system is toned up. The .nervous system is invigorated and with pro. per attention to diet many dangers are...
CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL Perth, Dec. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHI]L Perth. Dec. :. Figures representing the eon sauption oi alcoholi~ liquor for 1916 have been made available to the Commissioner of Health, by the Government Statistician. The Com missioner considers that the -sub ject is of interest at present, for. two reasons, (1) That at present, the relationship between the exoes sive consumption of alcohol and the contraction of venereal disease is being stressed in all countries, ' where the latter is receiving special attention and (2) because during teo present great national orisis when the presentation of physical fitness is of the utmost value, and may be ultimately the deciding fac tor in the war, all countries have turned their attention towards its restriction or prohibition "In regard to the second," add ed the Commissioner, "there can be no two opinions, for neither physical nor mental vigour is com patible with anything but the strict eat moderation in regard to the consumption of alcohol. It is, therefore, pl...