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GREAT BOULDER PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
GREAT BOULDER PROPRIE TARY, Durlng November the Great Bout der Pr6O3rietary treated 17,511 short tons of sulphide ore for 5103 oz. of -bullion by amalgamation, and 0426 oz. of bullion by cyanidation - also treated 3061 short tans of old tail ings for 210 oz. of bullion. Estimat ed -value, £42,919. Expenditure. Ore extraction, £10,375 19/0; cost per ton, 11/10.21. - Ore reduction, £9372 12/2; cost per ton, 10/8.46; general expenses, £590 8/4; cost per ton. 8.09d. Working costs, £20,839; cost per ton, 23/2.76. Residue retreatment expenses, $1434 4/7; mine development, £308 10 /10. Total expenditure, £22,081 15/5.
BULLFINCH PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
BULLFINCH PROPRIETARY. During November 5055 tons crush ed yielded 1838 oz. of bullion, valu ed at £5698 2/1. Expenditure. Ore breaking and transport, £2459 3/6; cost per ton, 9/8.76. Treatment, £2135 3/2; cost per ton, 8/5.37. Total working ex enses, £4594 6/8; cost per ton, 18/2.13. Profit over working expenses, o1103 15/5. -Development account;, l 302 11.
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION WEST AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES. TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY-SEVENTH LIST. Perth, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
AUSfRAL(,ANtu 1 ACTION WI''EST AUSTRALIAN CASUAWA TWO HIUNDRED AND FOI'I'Y SEVENTH LIST. Perth. Dee. 10. Attached is :he ir47tb ;iet of Cau aities among Wert Australian troopse with the A.I.F.: WEST AUSTRALIA. DIED OF WOUNDS. Gnr. E. Johnson, Claremont. DIED, CAUSE NOT STATE'D. A.-Corpl. A. J. ButtonI. freman tie. WOUNDED. Corpl. D. Csassck, Midland Tuaq -". tion,severely; Ptes. C. G. i. Trevo, 'W. Perth, A. F. Lofts, My:a! ads, severely, previously reported woTn ded; P.. Bolin, N4tar.g.., severely previously reported wk-.:i :kd, seoonzd bccasion; Corpl. O. , iniws, YEng land, severely, previously reported wounded; Ptes. J. A. Doust, Eape rance Bay, second occasion, severe-. vly, previously reported, returned- to duty; A. F. J. Lines, Kaigoorlie, severely previously reported wouna ded; F. E. Pengelly, North Freman tie, severely; W. J. Cahill. West Guildford, D. F. O'Loughlin, Perth, Isecond occasion and dangerously ill, previously reported returned to duty; A. Grant, Maryland (N.S.W...
STATE TRAWLER TROUBLE Sydney, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
STATE TRAWLER TROUBLE Sydney, Dec. 10. The Chief Sebretary, Mr. G. W. Fnuler stated to-day " that he had I invited applications to fill the place of the oficers and engineers of the State trawlers who left their poaul on November 15. Mr. Fuller added that . the men. had practically dismissed :them selves, and did not accept the OIs . rernient's conditions to xoetwvý.r's 4
NORTHERN TERRITORY Melbourne, Dec. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
NURTHERMi TERRITORY. .3elbourne, Dec. 3. The position of Administrator of the Northern Territory. becomes vacant by effluxion of time early. •next year, and the question of fill ing it is tb be considered at a meeing of the Cabinet to-morrow. The present occupant of the posi tion, Dr. Gilrutli, has been in Melbourne for some weeks, and his arrangements for return have been hung up pending some decision by the Ministry regarding his position. There are three alternatives be fore the Cabinet. Dr. Gilruth may be appointed for a further term of five years, or a successor may be -hosen to take his place, or the Ministry may decide in the interests of economy to leave the position vacant for a while and leave the work of administration in the hands off the Government Secretary. The Administrator of the Terri tory receives £2,500 a year, and-is entitled to be- addressed as "His Excellency." His official residence at Darwin is called Government House. Lieut.- Keither Debenham, of the' Highl...
THEFT OF CHEQUES Perth, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
THEFT OF CHiEQUES Perth,. p:. C. c tie Cri-rainil Cos- toq-day, Alchiba!d McDonrnell pleaded net guilty to a charg oof having stolen, at Weitonia, three docurmeats pu. porting to be cheques, for the sums of £25 11/6, £8 7,, and £5 4/. Be was defended by Mr. R.. Raynes. It. was stated that accusad owned a cordial factory in Westonia., and hald other business interests in the district. The case for the prosecution was that on November" 7, the account ant of the Edna May Hotel, Wea tonia, made out four cheques, three of which were those mentioned in the charge. They were signed by B. Josiah Stone, part pr(orprietor of the hotel, and placed in a drawer of a table, at the hotel. They-were missed next day. The accused was staying at the hotel at the time. and ad access to the drawers. The cheques, being signed only by Stone, would not have been cashe!l at the bank it being necessary that they should be counter-signed by either the accountant or Mr. Stone's partner. The accused obtained ca...
NEW RECRUITING CAMPAIGN Melbourne, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
iEW RECRUITINtl CAMPAICH Melbouirne, Dec. 6. The Director-General of Recruit ing (Mr. Donald MeKinnon, M.L.A.) to-day issued instructions to the State Recruiting Committee. Tlhesoset out the constitution of committees and the organisation generally. A State recruiting committee in each State will be nominated by the Director-General of Recruiting. The Director-General will correspond direbc with them and they with him op general matters affecting the civil organisation The State or ganising secretaries will act as sec retaries to State committees -and will be vested with the authority to carry out the directions of the State committees. They ;ill co ordinate the military and civil or ganisations. They will be given a free hand in all matters, other than financial, pertaining to general organising methods, subject, to the direction of the Director-General, and .of the State comamii'tee. Re cruiting officers in the Federal electorates will be under the im iediate control of the State ...
TAMWORTH GAOL ESCAPEES Sydney, Dec. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
TAMWORTH CAOL ESCAPEES Sydney,. Dec. 5. The story of the escape of Four prisoners from Tamworth Gaol on October 22, after a warder had been assaulted, was told at the Central Criminal Court to-day at Darling hurst, before Mr. Justice Ferguson and a jury. James Wilson (25), Charles Coxen (29), and Robert McLean (43) three of the escapees, were charged with feloniously causing grievous bodily harm to James Thomas Hoare, the warder. McLean, at the time of his escape, was serving a sentence of 15 years' imprisonment for man slaughter, and Coxen four years for uttering forged £5 notes. The fourth escapee, Henry George Philip Langenbacher, was the Crown wit ness . Wilson, in his defence, said that the plot to escape was planned by Langenbacher The jury found Wilson and Cozen guilty, and McLean not guilty. Wil son was sentenced to five years' hard labour, and Ooxon to three years' hard labow, both sentences to 99m mence at the expiration of the sen tences they ate at present eerv mng. Wils...
A QUESTION OF SEX Melbourne, Dec. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
A QUESTION OF SEX Melbourne, Dec. 5. Interest was infused into an ap peal against a conviction of sly-grog selling that was heard by Judge Box in the Melbourne Court of General Sessions to-day. In consequence of certain ambiguity in the expressions of witnesses as to the sex of a per sol. who was frequently referred to + during the hearing, an "atmo sphere" was created. a Mr. Rayba:i appeared to sustain the conviction on the part of the Crown. He referred to the person as "a reputed woman ;" and then a constable in giving sworn evidence used the expression "an alleged woman." Another constable said that. in the house where the sly-grog selling was alleged to have taken place, "there was a woman named Marian Edwards;" but he imme dia.ely seemed to wish to correct hi., attitude of certainty, and' re ferred to the verson as a man. Annie McClelland, the appellant in the case, swore that the person known as Wm. Edwards had been staying in her house in Palmerston street Carlton, for three...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
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IRISH DISTRESS FUND Perth, Dec. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
IRISH DISTRESS FUND Perth, Dec. 39. The Irish distress fund amounts to over £850. There are many parts of the State from which amounts .are. coming forward, and with the ,collections from the goldfields, the Irishmen in Western Australia will be able to send over £1000 home to Ireland to make the coming Christmas a happy one for many families in distress. It has been decided that an amount of £800 should be cabled to Ireland during the- week, so as to enable the moneyt .?' be'distributed befo?e Christmes.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
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THE COAL SUPPLY Lithgow, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
THE COAL SUPPLY Lithgow, Dec. 6. Since Monday's resumption of work at the collieries, local indus tries have been gradually getting back to normal condditions. The iron works are not yet in full opera tion, nor will they be for some days. This morning most of the mills were re-started, and the fitting Chops were again busy. The steel furnaces, however, will not be ready until the beginning of next week, when it is expected that the blast furnaces will be put into operation. The Small Arms Factory has now fully resumed. The tweed. mills have also commenced the manufac ture of cloth. - Sydney, Dec. 0. It is understood that, in spite of the statements made by represen tatives of the Colliery Federation to the contrary, the miners in New South Wales will not press their claim for ten days' holiday at Christmas. The executive council of the Coal and Shale Employees' Federa tion discussed the matter to-day, and no announcement as to their ,deliberations was made. It is un derstood that th...
O'DONNELL LOSES ON FOUL. Sydney, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
O'DONNELL LOSES ON FOUL. Sydney, Dec. 10. The fght between Les O'Donnell, 12.6, and Colin Bell, 14.0, at the Stadium on Saturdayrnight, had an labl upt ternination. O'Donnell kcucked Bell down after the gong had sounded indicating the end of, the. eighth round, and lie was promptl y disqualified. Lady Tennyson, wife of Lord Tennyson, who was Governor General of Austtalia from 1900 to 11904, died ,at Farringford from pneumonia (says a London cable gramn 'received yestlerday). Married in 1884, she wasr the at haher of Charles Boyle and: grandd ulitgt of Admiral Sir Courtenay Boyle.
BOXING. MOST-UNSATISFACTORY CONTEST. REFEREE'S ACTION APPLAUDED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
IMOST f-UN8ATS Ftv ORY .'N. REFEREE'S A TION APPLA rfl There was a large oanwd a the Goldfields Athletic ..lub on tiua-. day night to witness th-ret3 contest between "Kid" Iroyd, o Victoria, and "Kid" Geongs, of Kalgoorlie. The sttd w* scheduled for 0 ro , nd $. leged to be for i100 a e and t whole of the gate reoletps. Prior to the chief item a maglFei?ou pro limina?y wee witmessed between the youthl tHugie Bree4and and Stanley Mills. Each lad was doi his best to win by the i.nock-out route, and both admuinis?tord and received considerable puniishu,?ent before the elose of hostiliti.s. i. was, hideed, a fine -garine bSit. each showing undoubted I; ;t... Alec Reid ad "sand t'ndy" 'Yea ,C..i gave an interesting diaJaIy. The promoter of the oonte.t ,.. nounRed that he would like. audience to choose a refste : the chief battle, a.nd,hy unani:t approval, Pat O'Toole was d': The promoter then stated.. that: referee could, if he oonsidcre?, t': the boxers were not doing t..li best, order ...
POSTAL ELECTRICIANS' PLAINT Melbourne, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
POSTAL ELECTRICIANS' PLAINT Melbourne, Dec. 4. During the hearing before Mr. Justice Higgins, in the Arbitration Court, to-day, of the application by. the Postal Electricians' Union, for the variation of the previous award of the coiirt, Mr. F. Meier repre senting the union, said that the vari ous telephone exchanges had, dur ing the previous week; been visited by engineering and administrative officers, who had rigorously cross examined those in charge, also the mechanics, and* had then adversely criticised their methods of work. In consequence, certain witnesses whom the :union intended to call, would not now come forward to give evi dence. One officer, who had pass ed the examinations, and was a canable man, had been told by the visitors that he was not worth 30/ a week. He asked for the court's protection. His Honour: The matter should be put upon an affidavit. If. there has been anything -like intimidation,: I .would not hesitate to put the offenders -in prison, but you must no...
THE WHEAT BOARD Melbourne, Dec. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
THE WHEAT BOARD Melbourne, Dec. 3. Mr. Trethowan, one of the Newr South Wales delegates at the Aus tralian conference of farmers, whicli was held in Melbourne recently, called on the Prime Minister last week in regard to having direct re presentation of the farmers on the Australian Wheat Board. As a re sult, Mr. Hughes has 'called a cone ference of figmers representing. all the states interested in the Wheat Pool, to meet in Melbourne on De cember 12. Mr. Trethowan states that Mr. Hughes has promised him the: ap pointment of a representative ot the wheat growers on the board. If the vafious farmers' 'rganisations could unahimously select a man to hat end, the conferencn Q would b!