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NATIONAL ORGANISATION Melbourne, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
NATIONAL ORCANISAiION Melbourne, Dec. 4. "These messages. are direct to us, as well as to the peop!?o who live in Great Britain," said the Prime Minister in the course ot an inter view to-day on the subljeo of -the speethes delivered by ltr. Arthur Henlerson Minister or?I'Pelsions. and Mr. F. S. Montague, Minister for Munitions, dealing with the necessity for the entire manhood and womanhood of Britain beini placed at the service of the nation in order that the allies should win the war. "These appeals set out in the plainest possible language." said Mr. Hughes "the fact which has of late become more apparont, namely, that the possibilities .t the terminatio-i of. the war in. the summer or autumn of next year have become very remote. The statements by Mr. Arthur Hewper son, late Leader of the British Labour party, and Mr. Montagu, the Minister for Munitions, show that the pathway to decisive victory is long and. strewn with obstacles which nothing but the most com plete organisation...
THE RECRUITING SCHEME Melbourne, Dec. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
r--.-----.- ---- m w ? THE RECRUITING SCHEME Melbourne Dec.' 3. The attitude of the members of the ot:cial Labour party towards the re cruiting cam3paign, which is to be launched shortly on the Ministry's scheme, with. Mr[ McKinnon, M.L.A.. ..,s Diredbor. of Recruiting, is probably the most interesting question that presents itself from a consideration of the present political position. One. of the most interest ing details of . this scheme is the proposal to make all the members of the House of Representatives the chairmen of the committees in their r'espeotive electorates. In view of 'the fact that the members of the ofhicial Labour party, which is now tLc Opposition corner .party, when opposing conscription in the recent referendum campaign, declared themselves emphatically in favour of voluntary recruiting,. this scheme was regarded as a test of the sin cerity of their protestations. Mr. Hampson declared in the House of Representatives on Friday that he would take .no part in th...
BOULDER UNITED FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
BOULDER UNITED IFRIENDLY SOCIETIES. The president, Mr. S. I.. Stevens, took the chair at the meeting of the B.U.F.S. at Boulder on Friday night. The reports of the medical officer and dispenser were read and adopted as satisfactory; - likewise the report of the hospital commit tee. It was decided that meetings of the association be held once a month in future, starting from the new year. Notice of motion was given for amending the by-laws tol permit of the election of offieer's an-, nually, instead of half-yearly. Ao counts to'"the amount of £520 were passed for payment. Mr IRobert McIntyre Weldon has been apfointed Commissioner: for Taxes in Victoria in place of the late r,. T. Prout Webh
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY-SIXTH LIST. Perth, Dec. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY SIXTH L1ST. Perth, Dec. 4. The followine is the 246th list of casualties amongst West Australians with the A.I.F.: KILLED IN ACTION. Privates A. S. WIall, ?Scotland; C. Spratt, Hargraves N.S.W.; M. C. Sorensen, Denmark; T. L. Philips, England, previously reported wound ed; G. L. Nalder, Warrenheip, Vic. ; F. McEncroe, Subiaco; J. E. McConnell, Nangeenan; W. katnie son, Scotland; M. McCallum,Trayn ing; 8. J. N. Martin, Fitzroy, Vie.; J. C. Mars.and, Subiaco; G. Lii den, no relatives previouFl 7 report ed wounded; J.- i. Lewis, .ibiaco; B. H. Lawson, Pemberton; G. Joyce East Fremantle; A. Harring ton Maylands; D. Jenkins, Scot land; M. R. Hodgson, England; Sergeant J. Haines, Loch Vic.; Private F. C. Henderson, Narrogin; Sergeant J. N. L. Hancock, North Perth previously reported wound ed; Irivates J. W. Draper, Black wood ; J. H. Gibbard, England; A. F. Define, England previously ae ported wounded; *W. E. Drabble, West Perth; H. T. Dedman. N...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
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COOLGARDIE Coolgardie, Nov. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
COLCARWOIE Coolgardie, Nov. 30. The Coolgardie fire brigade sta t'ion was crowded on Tuesday night last. when appliance officer Wm. Fleming and Fireman Albert Sands, who have enlisted for active service, were accorded a send-off prior to going into camp. Mr. S. Smith presided, and on behalf of the bri gade and friends presented Mr. Fleming with a wristlet watch and Mr. sands with a gold-mounted fountain- pen, alluding to the. good work done by the departing guests, who suitably returned thanks. After the presentations dancing waits indulged in until 1 o'clock. Mr. 8. Smith .was M.C., and Miss E. Outridge and Mr. Buzza played the piano. The ladies provided the refreshments, the gentlemen contri buting 119 packets and 3 tins of cigarettes, which will be forwarded tb Mrs. Curle Smith for the boys at the front. Farewell Gathering. On Wednesday last Mr. L.':Michell entertained a number of friends to a handkerchief and musical after noon to say farewell' to Miss Olive Taylor, who is leavi...
COASTAL RACING. GOODWOOD. Perth, Dec. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
COASTAL RACING. GOOD WOOD. Perth, Dec. 7. A successful meeting was held on Wednesday. Six events were listed, but in reality only five were decid *ed, it being discovered after the trotting event that Sando Roths child, who passed the post first, had started on the wrong mark. After inquiry the stewards decided to de clare the event no race. The following were the results:- THIRD DIVISION HANDICAP. Five furlongs. Hydrangea, 9.7 (Sibbritt) ......... 1 Orleans, 8.0 (Ryan) ...... ... 2 Rhudale, 8.3 (Casserley) ........ 3 Fourteen others started. Betting: 7 to 2 aget Spark, 5 to r Hydrangea, Won by two and a half lengths. Time 1 min. 4 sec. FIRST DIVISION HANDICAP. Five and a quarter furlongs. Miss Fides, 9.1 (Hurst) .......... 1' Volition, 9.5 (Sibbritt) ... ...... ... 2 Ladv Ludlow, 7.11 (Sherwood) ... 3 Seven others started. Betting: 2 to 1 agst Volition, 7 to 1 Miss Fides. Won by four lengths. Time, I min, 7 sec. WELTER HANDICAP. One mile. Lord R?cay, 8.3 (Sibbrit~t) ......... 1 Rcy...
BOXING. WILLARD V. CARPENTIER. New York, Dec. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
BOXING. WILLARD V. CARP ENTIER. New York, Dec. 5. It is expected that Jess, Willard, world's champion, will fight Georges Carpentier, the French champion, in New York, shortly, in the in terests of the Allies' War Relief. Funds. The Bishop of Kalgoorlie has re ceived a cable from Archdeacon Col lick, saying. he was leaving for France.. The death of the Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. is reported by sa cablegramt from London, yes terday. She was the grand daugh ter of George. III., and received an English pension of £3000 per an num. I
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
SPORTING NOTES. Earldom has been scratched for. the W.A. Derby. It looks as if a few others have been left in the various events by mistake. - - It is understood that J. R. Flynn intends to, appeal against -the de cision of the stipendiary stewards in disqualifying .him during their pleasure. Irish Comedy, when he won No vember" Handicap art Williamstown, incurred a. 5 lb. penalty for the Perth Cup, bringing his weight to 7110 and a 5 lb. penalty- for the Raiway Stakes, bringing his weight to 8.4. .Alf Levy, the well-known West Australian metallician, arrived back in Perth on Monday after an ex tended holiday in the Eastern States, where he attended the spring meetings in Sydney and Melbourne. The South. Australian jockey, J. Hopwood, who rode with a fair share of sucecss at the. last annual meeting of the W.A.T.C., has again arrived in Perth,. and will remain over the forthcoming annual round. It is understood that he will have mounts on Yandil and Bardeur in some of their engageme...
WHIPPET RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
WHIPPET RACING. The usual fortnight'y meeting of the Eastern Goldfields Whippet Club was held last week. There was a fair attendance to witness the 234~h Club Handicap of 1680 yards. The racing throughout the night was up to its usual order, and some fine, finishes were witnessed. The final again was a Dney. oLtest ed race, the winner, Woll.!ndilly, getting up in time to witn by half a length. The final resulted as fol-. lows: CLUB HANDICAP.-160 yds. 1 Wollondilly, 11 yds. ............ Tin Tips, 15 yards ............... 2 Viscount, 10 yards ........ ... Maritime. 13 yards ... .. .. . Won by half -a length. Tim, 9 8-16 sec.
STATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
STATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS The folk ving are the results, in order of merit, of the successful candidates in the examination for secondary school scholarships, and for entrance to the Goldfields High School: Bruce Bradshaw, Kalgoorlie Cen tral; John Foreman, Kalgoorlie Central; Allan T. Peck, Boulder Central; Ron. Smith, Boulder Cen tral; Maurice. Simpson, Boulder Central; John Le Mesurier, Kal goorlie Central; Ronald Lewis, Kal goorlie Central; Jas. Dulley, Ka4 goorlie Central; Geo. Gauntlet't, Kalgoorlie Cential; Cecil Johnson, Boulder Central. Secondary Schools Scholarships. On the results of the examination held by the Education Department recently the undermentioned gold fields candidates succeeded in win ning scholarships. The names are placed in order of merit:. I Bruce Bradshaw, Kalgoorlie Cen tral! John Foreman, Kalgoorlie Central; Allan T. Peck, Boulder Central; Ron. G. Smith, Boulder; Mygtrice Simpson, Boulder; John Le Mesurier, Kalgoorlie; Jas. Jukes, Brown Hill. Bruce Brad...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
RIF!LE NOTES. The KalgoIorie ,Rifle Club mem bers fied 'hie second and final stage for the. Allen trophy over the 500 and 600 yard ranges on Saturday and Sundy last, under. fairly diffi oult conditions. The winner of the trophy was the club's captain, R. J. Halidavy, who. put up a highly credi,'able performance, scoring 33 at 300, 34 at 400k 35 at 500, and 31 at 600 yards, which, with handicap of 6, made his total' 139, or one ishort of the possible. W. L. Holt ' house was runner up with 136; Met calf 134, Elliott 133, Moore 133, Fowler 133, Partridge 131, Brimag~ 131, Faichney 131. - being next in order. This shoot was the last to count in the "Davidson" aggregate, handicap and scratch. The scratch or "off Ite rifle" trophy was won by R. J. Hallidasy, and the handicap trophy by i. A. Elliott.
THE ESPERANCE COMMISSION Perth, Dec. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
THE ESPERANCE COMMISSION I --L Perth, Dec. 7. The Royal Commission on the Es perance Lands has taken the evi, dence of Captain A. E. Douglas, master of the s.s Eucla, regarding the Esperance Harbour. Captain Douglas said he had had 27 years' experience at sea, and had been for 14 years on the south coast between. Albany and Eucl. He was familiar with ptll. the harbours between those two places. - As to the possibilities of the harbours for .sclharging and taking in cargo, a fair sized ship could- be taken into any of them for shelter without dan ger in almost any weather. There was good shelter there. The south past winds, however, affected them jist as other ports were affected"by certain winds. He had discharged cargoes from all the ships he had been on at all these ports. The best all-round harbour along the south coast was undoubtedly Es perance. It was one of the best open grounds along the coast; - It had a good sandy bottom. There was a five-mile scope of safe anchor age. The...
I.W.W. PROSECUTIONS Perth, Dec. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
I.W.W. PROSECU(IONS Perth, Dec. 7. Before Mr. Justice Burnside, in the Criminal Court, to-day, the trial was commenced of the nine men al leged to be members of the Indus trial Workers of thie World, who are charged with seditious conspir acy. It is expected that the hear ing will extend over a week. Thej dock had to be extended to accom modate the accused persons, who were:--Michael Sawtell (34) sing.e, a labourer; Montague Miller (84) widower; Alexander Auwart (29), single, a 'Russian; Alexander Hor r.oe (40), married, a miner; Wil liam Johnston (48), single, a lab ourer; Frederick Hugh Lunn (33), an enginedriver; John Goller (38), single, a German. labourer; George W. Hanscombe (31), married a lumper; Christopher Parkinson (46), a labourer. The accused pleaded not guilty. The Crown case was conducted by Mr. R. Pilkington, K.C. Mr. T. Walker defended tae accused, with' the exception of Sawtell and Miller, who were undefended. Fourteen jurors were called for ward before one was acc...
STATE BATTERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
STATE BATTERIES. The following is a list of crush Ings at the State batteries for the week ended December 2: Boogardie.-P.A. 696, 66 tons for 11 oz. 7 dwt.; P.A. 661, e22 tone for 7 oz. 13 dwt.; P.A. 081, 1 tons for 11 oz. 18 dwt.; P.A., tons for 2 oz. 9 dwt.; P.A. 682, 13 'tons for 9 oz. 6 dwt. Coolgardie.-P.A. 1376, 131 tons for 4 oz. 4 dwt.; P.A. 1372, 31 tons for 7 oz. 14 dwt.; P.A. 1800, 611 tons for 15 oz. 4 dwt.; P.A. 1893, 18 tone for 7 oz. 6 dwt.; P A. 1381, 241 tons for 26 oz. 10 dwt.; P.A. 1399. 331 tons for 22 oz. 14 dwt.; Aurifer, 21 tons for 18 oz. Linden.--Olympic G.M., 1761 tons for 98 oz. 14 dwt.; P.A. 649R, o.30 tons for 46 os. 16 dwt. ; P.A. 665R, 33 tons for 31 oz. 19 dwt. Mt. Keith.-Misdeal, 2131 tons for 249 oz; 3 dwt. Mt. Ida.-Wild Rose, 49 tons for 28 oz. 4 dwt. Payne's Find.-Lake View (tri buters). 48 tons for 65 ,oz. 3 dwt. ; Gibsonite, 5 tons for 19 oz.; Astor, 13A tons for 7 oz. 7 dwt. Total, 888. tons for .90 oz. 11 dwt.
GREAT BOULDER PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
SGREAPT BOULDER PROPRIE- ] TARY. Report for half month ended Oc tober 31, 1916 :--..e I Main Shaft. Stoping the 50 ff. Level, section 30,: Ore 7 ft. wode, assay value, 30 dwk 1000 ft. Level.-Section 28, ore 9 f. wide; assay value, 25 dwt. 1100 ft.. Level.-Section 21 ore 10 it, wide i aay value, 22 dwt. 1500 ft. Level,-Section 24, ore 8 ft. wide.; aesaay value. 20 dwt. - :t1750 ft Leve;.-Seetions '1, 19., ore 10 ft. wide; assay value, ' dwt. 1900 ft. Level.-Seobion 16, ore 14 ft. wide; assay value, 11 dwt. Seation 17, ore 12 ft. wide; assay value3 10 dwt. Section 18, ore 14 ft. wide: assay value, 10 dwt. Sec tion 19, ore 14 ft,. wide; assay value, 11 dwt. 1900 ft. Level, W.L.-Sections 24, .25, ore 10 ft. wide; assay value, 71 2050 It. Level.-Sections 19, 20,1 ore 16 ft. wide; assay value, 16 dwt. • Section 32, ore 9 ft. wide ; 1assay value, 12 dwt. . S.2200 ft. Level.-Section 13, ore 14 ift. wide; assay value, 21 dwt. Sec tions 29, 30, ore 12 ft. wide; assay. value, 16 dwlt. 2350 ft....
CANADIAN SOLDIER'S HEROISM. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
CLS'ADIA N SOLDIER'S 1H.EROISM. No more remarkable story of the war has been told than that of how a Canadian soldier killed 23 Ger mans single-handed. It was in the Hessian trench, or in a twist of the craterland about it, writes Mr. Philip Gibbs in a message describ ing the capture of Thiepval, that two German officers and 22 men came down across the holes. They were met by a private soldier, who was surprised to see them. They emptied dis revolver at them, shoot ing one of them. Then he picked up a German rifle and fired that, and killed another. A second time he stooped and grasped a rifle at his feet, and killed a third man. The others ran. Our man ran after them. It was a chase along a dirty ditch which had once been a trench, and the hunter was a dead shot, with abandoned rifles all along the way. At the end of the hunt there was only one German unwounded, and he was brought back as a prisoner. 'It sounds like a lie-preposterous in the numbers given. But the Germah prisoner t...
GOLD MINING AND WAR PROFITS TAXATION. (Concluded.) The injustice of a War-time Profit Tax on Gold. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
GOLD MINING AND WAR PROFITS TAXATION. (By W. A. Macleod, in the Monthly Journal of the Chaimber of Mines.) (Concluded.) The Injustice of a War-time Profit Tax on Gold. The principle underlying the pro posed war profits tak appeals to all as entirely just, and its introduction as opportune. If any trade or busi ness makes additional profits as the result of the war extra taxation is .unquestionably just. With the ex ception of taxation on development expenditure, mining companies have been prepared to pay, and are pay ing already, additional taxation (State, Federal and English), and a satisfactory compromise has been effected regarding developmient ex penditure. However hard it may be, they must.be prepared to tur ther share, the national burden,- but they cannot be expected to pay a fax on profits which do not exist. -The proposition can be affirmed without fear of contradiction that it is impossible for a goldmining com pany to make additional profits as the result of the war. Ind...