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THOROUGHBRED SALES. London, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
TIlOROUGHBRED SALES. London, Dec. 6. Newmafrkel ; purchases for New South Wales.to-day were the stal lion Buek Wheat. 1050 guineas,an.d the mare Second Cast, '410 guineas The latter is for Mr. lRon Mitohell. News has been received from the Base Records Office Melbourne. by Mr. and Mrs. J. Byfield, of the ironsides North Lease, that their son, Pte. Ernest Byfield, has been admitted, to the 2nd. Sotlllhetn Geq sri Hospftit Pte. yfield :enliated; n 8lgoor1 19 mofkt??s a
MUSICAL EXAMINATIONS ASSOCIATED BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
MU$SICAL SfiMNATi0NS . ASSOCIATED BOARD. The results are to hand of the examinations in practice and theory held this year in she different cen tres of the State on behalf of the Associated .Board of the Royal Academy of Music, and Royal Col lege of Music, 'London, and are given below. PRACTICAL EXAMINATION. In the following list. of results the. distinctions or passes gained are in the examination for the pianoforte, except where otherwise stated: Kalgoorlie Centre. L,A.B. (Solo Performer).-Hosk ing, Lettie (C. A. Huddle). Intermediate Grade (Honours). R. Thornton (C. A. Huddle). Intermediate Grade (Pass). Quinn, L. C. (A. Huddle); Mitchell, Patti (Miss M. Pickering). Higher Division (Distinction). Carr, Evelyn F. '(Miss B. Carr), Smith, Charlotte (Miss E. Robson, L.A.B.), violin. Lower Division (Distinction). Hunter, Jean (Mrs. F. Lawson). Lower Division (Pass).-Watson, Walter (Miss B. Carr), violin. Elementary Division (Distinction), -Bishop, Ada (Miss E. Robson, L.A.B.). Primary...
FEDERAL FINANCE Melbourne, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
FEDERAL FINAHCE Melbourne, Dec. 6. u? the House of Representatives 5-day. l~M. Poynton, the Treasurer, made an interim financial Etate m?ent. He said :-I -propose to make a 'statement on the financial proposals of the Government. On September 27 last the former Treasurer made a statement concerning certain tax a?tion proposed by the late Govern anent. I refer to the War-Time Pro 4ts Tax, a bill for which was intro iuced on May 17 last, the proposed increased income tax, the levy on wealth for repatriation purposes, and the entertainments tax. Since . my appointment to the position I hold In the Hughes' Government it has been part of my duties to ex amine these instruments of taxa tion. The War-Time Profits Tax as proposed by thle ex-Treasurer 4.p jlied to all businesses (whether con inuously carried on or not) of any ,description carried on in Australia, or owned or carried on in any other place by persons ordinarily -resident in Australia. The bill as originally I drafted provided ...
RACING IN VICTORIA. Melbourne, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
RACING IN VICTORIA. S Melbourne, Dec. 6. The BallarLt Turf Club opened its Spring meeting at Dowing Forest this afternoon in fine weather. There was a large attendance. On the arrival of the special train from Melbourne the crowd rushed the membership gates, and.overpowering the elderly gatekeeper streamed in to the ground. At least 100 gained admission this way, and thereby the club lost: £50. The following are details of re sults : FIRST HURDLE RACE. Two miles. C. Boots' Lady Sunderland, 9.7 (A. G. Carter) ...... ... ..... P. Heywood's Caibye, 11.0 (C. Boyd) ... ... ............... 2 E. Phillips' Miss Marcia, 9.0 (B . Gray) ....................3 Others: Golden Rest, Light Roam. Betting: 6 to 4 agst Caibye 5 to 2 Golden Rest, 4 to 1 Lady Sunder land, 6 to 1 Miss Marcia, 12 to 1 Light Roam. .Time, 8 .min. 49J sec. MAIDEN PLATE. Five furlongs and a half. L. Falkiner's Mimic War, 8.2 (J. Killorn) ...... .1. ........ ... ... 1 V. O'Neill's Rose of Melbourne, 8.0 (C. Dobson) ..............
A LADY'S LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
A LADY'S LETTER My dear Mary,-I wonder what I have got to tell you this week. 1 I must just put on my thinking cap and dot down all the interesting little items thati happened since last: Friday. Mrs. Arthur Francis and her chlildren have gone to Applecroes to spend the summer months. Mr. Francis accompanied his family to the. coast to see them oomfortaby settled. He intends returning al most immediately to the goldfields. . Mrs. Frank Forwood is leaving at the end of the week with her family for Albany, where they in tend spending the summer. Mr. Forwood is going over to Adelaide to see his people, and will join his wife later on in Albany. Mrs. E. W. V. Gribble and daughters are leaving by to-day's express for the coast where they intend spending the summer months. Miss Jean Lewis and Miss Violet Conoanen, who have been studying at the East Melbourne Conservý toijum, under Madam Melba, will arrive in Kalgoorlie during the week. Mrs. A. Hil.on, of Boulder, and her daughter left by ...
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS' COLLEGE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS' COLLEGE Evidence of the enthusiastic ap preciation of the annual concert, gymnastic display, and presentation ~ prizes in connection with the Christian `Brothers' College, was forthcoming at the Kalgoorlie Town Hall Wednesday.: The auditorium was thronged by parents and friends of the pupils taking part,. as well as by the general public. The spec tacular features of the entertain ment were relished to the full. The physical display was markedly good, and showed how successful the in structor, Mr. Simpson, has been in the application of his methods to the boys who have received the bene it of his special knowledge. Their work on the horizontal bar, the vaulting horse, the parallel bars, with the Roman rings, and with clubs, evoked admiration. The ap plause following each item was re doubled when- the gymnastic tab leaux, aided by limelight effects, were produced, the pyramids more -specially attracting attention The musical portion of the programme was supervised...
ESCAPE FROM MELBOURNE GAOL Melbourne, Dec. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
ESCAPE FROM MELBOURNE GAOL Melbourne, Dec. 6. Walter Grant, the young man who was sentenced to two years' impri- sonment yesterday for havng forged and uttered cheques, escaped from the Melbourne Gaol last night. &nbsp; Grant cut through the bars of his cell with a saw. He then tore his blankets into long strips, which he tied together to make a rope, and reached the remand yard; then, fastening a small piece of wood, sawn from his cell broom, to one end of the rope, he cast it on to the iron railing of the watching tower. The wooden end was caught securely against this railing, and Grant pulled himself to the top wall, which is about 25ft. in height and lowered himself into Russell Street.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 12 December 1916
BIRTH S. WOODHAMS.-On the 3rd Decem- ber, at No. 4 Victoria-street, the wife of Hector S. Woodhams-a daughter. Mother and child well. Nurse Mooney. ROBERTS.--On the 2nd December, to Sergeant-Major and Mrs. O. Roberts (nee Riedell), of Clare- mont--a daughter. (Both well). Father delighted. KELLY.-On the 3rd November, at Nurse Dunlop's, Lamington Heights, to Mr. and Mrs. J. Kelly, Mount Charlotte--a daughter. McMAHON.--On the 23rd Novem ber, at Nurse Dunlop's, Laming ton Heights, to Mr. and Mrs. H. McMahon,' Lyall-street, Kalgoor lie-a son. HENNESSY.-On the 3oth Novem- ber, at Nurse Dunlop's, Laming- ton Heights, to Mr. and. Mrs. R. Hennessy, Broad Arrow-road--a daughter. DEATHS. BAMFIELD.-On the 1st Decem- ber, at the Government Hospital, Kalgoorlie, Joseph Bamfield, uncle to Mrs. George Price. Deeply mourned. REILLY.-On the 15th November, Raby Theresa dearly beloved and only daughter of W. B. and M. Reilly, sister to Charlie, Willie and Alan; aged 21 years. Sadly missed. . &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
Contains all that is worth kPowlB 1 .about All Mining Enterprises. I EE'T LONDON MflNING PAPER. Subscription (post paid to Aus. Stralia), 86, per annum. I Specimen copy sent on receipt of postcard. Officest 837 Walbrook. London, E.O. . 'j'1leg.nphic Address: Aurimino. ~I :ARt'IN'S FiEMALE PILLS. ( IV L Are sold by all Cbemists and Storekeepers throughout Australia. I Ladies recommend them for all female complaints. Be sure you get the genuine, with the signature. M ARTIN, Pharmaceutical Chem ist, Souithampton. England.
MARAROA G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
MARAROA` G.M. CO. The following telegram ivas re. ceived from the- manager of the above company yesterday : No. 7 Level North, North Inter mediate -Drive: North drive hav been advanced 11 ft., total 824 ft.; on the ore channel. No. 6 Level North: Footwall drive advanced 45 ft., total 772 ft.; ave rage width of reef 93 in., average value 55/.. - No. 4 Level North, Hanging Wall Reef: Commenced south interme diate drive from rise 10 ft. south of main croescut at No. 3 Level north and 20 ft. below level No. 3, and advanced 52 ft.; reef 8 in., ,aluie I£2.
PROGRESS REPORTS. EDNA MAY CENTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
PROGRESS lEPORTS. EDNA MAY CENTRAL. Progress for week ending Decem ber 9, 1916: Development. Main shaft sunk 6 ft.. making a total of 397 ft. At 391 ft. a reef, I width '15 in. and of no value, came i in from the footwall side. No. 3 Level, New Reef: East drive to 173 ft.; reef 30 in., value 125/. Rise No. 1 east to 69 ft. on footwall section of lode; value over 30 in. 30/: Borehole at 65 ft.; ore 30 in., value 25/. . North-west drive off south drive, section DS. advanc ed to 16 ft., in country. West drive hanging wall reef to 129 ft.; ore 48 in., value 45/. No. 2 Level: No. 2 east winze to 80 ft., on footwall section of lode; value over 36 in. 15/. Borehole at 30 ft.; ore 18B in., value 10/. No. 1 Level: No. 2 rise started over south crosscut from No. 3 reef at 70 ft., south section C5, advanc ed 17 ft, 4 from 0 to 14 ft., country; from 14 to 17 ft.,. wash, value 25/. No. 3 prospecting drive in wash to 69 ft.; wash- 72 in., value 85/. Stopes. No. 3 Level, New Reef: Leading Stope ov...
A RICH CRUSHING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
A RICH CRUIRING. Parkins and Bailey,. prospeotors of the new poid find near Reedy's, on the Murdhison goldfield, have cleaned up a crushing of 10 tones for the splendid return of 239 oz. 3. dwt. over the p!ties. Tle Ore was ob-J tained at a depth of 30 ft., while shafb sinking. A previous crushing of 6 tons put through the mill in September yielded 98 oz. OTher leases--in the vicinity are reported to be showing good prospects.
HOW WONDERFUL LIFE REALLY IS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
HOW WONDERFUL LIFE REALLY IS. "Mr. William Grahani, Resident I Medical Superintendent of Belfast District Asylum. and one of the best known authorities in Ireland on mental troubles, has' come to some ,remarkable and gratifying conclu sions regarding the effect of the war on insanity" (says the "Morn ing Post"). "He says:--'The problem of the probable influence of the war upon the mental, life ofthe iaaion and upon insanity is not an isolated one. It is implicated in the general eco nomic, sociological, and physical state of the community at a given time. The present war will have a !powerful bearing on these factors, ' and so will deepl' affect the m'ental' health. . . The need of our time is a mobilisation of all the forces that make for betterment, humanitarian, ethical, social, and religious, to help the nation to make permanent the lessons in loss and sorrow, There .are 'solid grounds for hope that especially, though not exclusively, among women we shall find a great dihninutti...
NEW BODDINGTON G.M. PROGRESS OF OPERATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
aEW BODDINGTON G.M. j PROGRESS OF OPERATIONS. The manager of the New, Bodding ton gold mine, Mr. Jno. Joice, re ports under date of .8th inst.: "I beg to submit the following report of work in hand at my ar rival on the mine on November 29, and on taking charge on Decem ber 1:--The contractors were en gaged in erecting the winding en gine and headgear, also the ten-head mill and all other machinery in con nection with a complete crushing plant. The winding engine and headgear bhas .been taken over on the 14th inst. as completed and. in good order. ý Work carried out since taking over consists of shaft repair rug and erecting a receiving tank,! which is completed. Baling has been commenced, and everything it rinning wel . ... '"Surface and Buildiiigs.--We are at present erecting a blacksmith's shop, 20 ft. x 25 ft., and expect to have, same completed in a few days. Tailing dam and settling pit are being pushed on, so as to be ready for the mill, which the con tractors expect to ham r...
ROMANTIC CAREER OF NEW CHIEF OR STAFF. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
ROMLANTIC CAREER OF NEW CHIEF OR STAFF. General Sir William Robertson has had perhaps the most remark able career of any soldier since the French Revolution. Born of a Lincolnshire family in 1860, he enlisted in the 16th Lanc ers, and served several years as a trooper and non-commissioned of ficer. before he was promoted to a second-lieutenancy in the 3rd Dra goon Guards. He is a linguist of ex eptional talent, and has passed examnatio is in various Indian dialects. Sir William Robertson took part in the first Miranzai. Expediti. ns, which penetrated into the moun tain regions west of Kohat in 1891. and subsequently was in the Chitral Relief Expedition, being badly wounded. He held various posts at the Headquarters of the Indian Army, and successfully competed for en trance to the Staff College. During the South Afri;man war he distinguished himself as Chief of Staff, and has since held the posi tion of Commandant of the Staff College. Ever since tihe war brow" out ho has been actin...
MT. IDA. TWO MINES REOPENED. Menzies, Dec. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
MT. IDA. TWO MINES REOPENED. Menzies, Dec. 9. A local syndicate has been formed here to work the Unexpected and Unexpected South gold mines at Mt. Ida. It consists of one hun dted and thirty-two shares of £25 each. The owners of the Meteor, 'Unexpected and Unexpected South gold mines are to receive twelve fully paid up shares in the syndi cate, and Mr. J. J. Weaver will receive - £200 in satisfactidon of a mortgage he held on the mines and plant. The machinery on the mines con sists of a five-head battery, large Cornish boiler, a winder, poppet heads and sundries. The shares in the syndicate have been taken up and paid for, giving a working oapital of £3,000. -Of this amount £s,000 has been lodged in the, Commonwealth Savings Bank, and £1000 has been deposited in the W.A. Bank as a currents account. Two years ago heavy rains fell at Mount Ida and flood water filled all the shafts and.underground work ings, -result!.g in a. total collapse. The owners .had not sufficient capi tal 'bb ...
FIRE ON STEAMSHIP Sydney, Dec. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
FIRE ON. STEAMSHIP' Sydney, Dec. 11. A fire broke outt his morning on the A.U.S.N. steamer Levuka, which was lying at Lime-street wharf. The outbreak occurred in 'a fruit room, between decks, and although it did not assume great proportions, it erbved awkward to extinguish. The fire- was caused through a naked light coming in contact with the fumes of naphtha varnish. One fireman was overcome by the fumes before the fire was got under
EDNA MAY G.M. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. Melbourne, Dec. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
EDINA MAY I,M. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. Melbourne, Dec. 11. The average value drawn from the Edna May mine during the half year ended October was 83/4 per ton, as against 93/2 for the previous period and 90/7 for the correspond mg term 12 months ago, Working costs increased from 27/8.1 to 3415.6, fthe inerease being dug to the large amount spent in shaft sinking, mine development, .prospecting,. and sur face equipment, together' with the heavy expenditure incurred in idrain age operations and the high prices of materials and stores. However, the company's profits were main tained, and the monthly dividend of 3, per share was 'continued; and the general manager, Mr. Williams, assures shareholders that there will the total net. profits will be divided the current half-year. Ore treated amounted to 18,;69 tone, and the quantity of gold re covered was 18,942 oz. The nett profit was £43,172. When the con tingent liability for gas power and electrical plant, amounting to £2232. is met the expe...
WESTONIA GOLDFIELD. Westonia, Dec. 11. EDNA MAY MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
WESTONIA GOLDFIELD. W estonia ýDec. ii. EDNA MAY MINE. he - general manager, Mr. ihaTel T. Williams, is en route os Melbourne per s.s. Zealandia. liof - imporrance to Edna Mai ~hereholders will be brought for ard for disoussion at the forth omning general meeting of the com pany,?.and of necessity the general )naages presence at the Mel e meeting of _?directors and hlders is. essential. During Mr. W~ilianim' absence, from the mine, Mr. A. Graham. underground nemager, is in change of operations. As far as the development work at the Edna May is concerned pro IOs is satisfaCtory. The new Eevel at 885 ft. measured 83 ft. in rom the shalt on Saturday. The nt?y!r" pesed through 'has provw ad a disturbed area, the progress of the drive shiowing alternately greensbone, gneissai granite bands of :junmbled greenstone, and intru ive granite bars" throg out die 8l odd eetL "In all probability the next few "cuts" will disclose the 5iesasia rock again. It must be ioted that -on the four principa...