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EDNA MAY BATTLER [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
EDNA MAY BATTLER The half-yearly meeting of share holders in the Edna May Battler Company was held in Melbourne on Noveinber 80 Mr. F. C." Tricks, who presided, in moving the adoption of the re ports and balance-sheet; said that the company had not been crushing for more than two shifts since No veniber 7. The property was not sufficiently opened up. and the men were not available. The results of crushing to date had not c6me up to the estimates given by the mine manager, Who had been a lit.tle bit optimistic, though they had all proved payable, The purchase of. the Great Battler lease had been entirely completed, and the com pany was in full possession of the lease; The battery hiad been crush-] ing since Nove4mber 1, and ouiild oe. kept going' until December 8, when, the directors hoped .to earn almost Y. , enough" to pay off the cost of the MPEp. property. The prospects of the company appeared bright. At the lower level there was asi esti- mated length of, 400 -ft. along the no -...
GREAT BOULDER PERSEVERANCE G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
lIJIAlT IOUJJWERS PERSEVER. l0 E G.M. CO. During the month" of November he Great Boulder Pereeverance treated 17,095 tons of ore for a yield of 8870 oz. fine gold, valued at £16,533.. Value recovered per ton 19/4.10. Expenditure, including £384 on development, amounted .to £18,205. Following are details 61 ton page, - revenue and .expenditure Oince January, 1915:- Tons. Value.Expdtre. 191. an. .. .. 19,838 17,768 19,069 eb. .. .n .-r 1,033 ,19,319 17,656. ar. . .r 321.393 20,695 19.901. ,pl , .. - 930,823 21,993 .1,374 ay i. .. 10.569 S91857 18.808 ne .. .. W "o90,827r 8,526 20,050 uy.........- 0,879 20,604". 19.980 ig., ... ... 20.491 80.790 19.936 .pt.,, .s . 20,193 20,944. 19,907 S. .. .. . ... , 19.907 ?-0,079 .19.880 ov... .. .. 0. 30.842 0.3298 19,858 eo, r.. ... 1?A028 19.005 18.6.28 1916. an.- .. ..W, 5,888 5,980 - eb.: .. ... .. 14.369: 18,748 16,627 arch * ... 18.685 .3,104 19,317 ril . . ... 18.046 18.026. 18.634 tv ... ... 19,587 18,329. 19,898 une ... ... ... 19,175 22,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
CLARKE & CO., S TIAREBROKERS. ADELAIDE: CLniversnl Buildings. Grenfell-street. SMELBOURNE: 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.
RED CROSS WORKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
RED CROSS WORKERS. The volunteer nurse, who day by day is doing work that would be considered too menial for the most humble domestic -servant to attempt, and doing it as a service of love, sanctifies both the work and the worker. Nursing is not a roman tic profession under these circum stances. Nursing is more, it is sheer heroism in keeping on, always keeping on doing remarkably un pleasant things to aid others-what romance there is, is not in the work but in the `workers. But to aid in Red Cross. work in this way is , the privilege of comparatively few, for only a few are trained. The majority of the workers must be content to see that comforts are not lacking for the sick and' wounded, and in this work all can help. This help, to be efficacious, must' be or- I ganised. The individual is a unit I in a circle, the circle is a unit inI a branch, the branch is a unit in the society, and the Work of the individual passes through this chan nel on its way to relieve distress. Hospitals...
PRICE OF MILK Melbourne, Dec. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
SPRICE OF MILK •Melbourne, Dec: 11. A deputatiion representing the vendors of milk Waited on the 'As sistant Federal Minister, Senator Russell, to-day, and. requested that. the present maximum price for milk of 4d. a quart. at the dairy and 5d. delivered should- be made 5d. a quart all round, whether purchased at the dairy or' not. Senator Russell promised to bring the representations of the deputa tioni before e he Cabinet. but it is considered un)ikely that he will ie-" commend an increase iii the fixed price in view of the abundance of feed. . r Y---? _ ". ? ? " Women's Labour League.-The secretary of the Women's Labour League has received a donation of £2 10/ from Mr W. I." Podger to 'wards the filhd 'for 'thl coni'rts- for soldiers in the trenehes
GRADING BUTTER FOR EXPORT Melbourne, Dec. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
GRADING BUTTER FOR EXPORT Melboui'ne. Dec. II. The proposed appointment of .a dairy inspector by the Common wealth Government was explained to-day by a Customs official. It ap pears.that the chief duty of. the new officer will be to standardise the grading of butter for export in fthe various States. At pres.nt, all in spections of dairy produce for ex port is made by State officers, and the Commonwealth Government de sired to have the services of an of ficec entire.y at call for Federal business. 11e will travel through the various. States.
MURDERED HIS WIFE Sydney, Dec. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
dlUOERED HIS WIFE1 Sydney, Dec. 13., William Graham Eylee was, at the Central Criminal Court .to-day, sen tenced to, death for the murder of his' wife, Ellen Eyles, at Five Docks,! a Sydney suburb, on October 13. On that date, Mrs. Eyles was, found hanging by a rein to a bedpost, but from the position of the body and theb narks. upon it,. the police-alleged that the deceased woman could not possibly have committed suicide. In his defence, accused aftempted to establish an alibi. In reply to questions, he said- he had not been; in the Five Docks district for four or five years pricr to August last, when a reconciliation was effected between him and his wife. He saidi he had not been near' Five Dbcks on the day of his wife's death. I The jury, however, after a short re- I tirement, found him guilty. At one time Eyles had been mayor. of Drummoyne.
LAKE VIEW AND STAR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
LAKE VIEW AD 6TAL. Last month the Lake View and Star treated 15,899 tons for a yield valued at £16,315. Working ex penses totalled £16,255, leaving a surplus of £60. The followmng return shows the revenue, expenditure, and profit Since January, 1911:- Rev. Exp. Prot. 1915 J an... " .. ~ 2,077 18,871 2,700 Feb. .. ..u . 20.es5 16,960 8,892 Mar. .. . . .1,889 18,392 8,49? April. r ,, , I1,457 17,7-. 3.. 877 May. .-,., 21,038 17,427 8,611 rnae., . .. 21,332 1 1,73 8540 duly... ... ... 20,144 17,095 3.049 ug ....... ... 21,233 18.125 8,108 Sep.... ... ... 16.196 17,842 354 Oct..... . -... 20,50. 17,819 2,683 Nov .. *.. . 17.894 17.034 -- Dec. .. ... 15.579 18.2529 1916 Fan. and Feb" 17,361 22,232 March ... ... 14,729 16,221 pril ... ,.. 15,169 1513 - my........ 16,953. 17,872 - une ..... 17,351 17,327 uly . ...... 18,782 18,180 August ....... 16,008 15,953 55 Sept.... ..... 15,378 1$,098 980 et. ... ....181 16,818 16,5 30 Novv.....,.. ... 10,315 16,265 60
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
HEAL SKIN TROUBLES That Itch, Burn and Disfigure By Using CUTICURA The Soap to ciearse and purify, the Ointment to soothe and heal; no other treatment so effective. SSample Each Free by. Posts " 1 With 82-p. Skin Book. Address posy eard: "R. Towns & Co., yd Sey. N. S. W.' Sold tjr-outhoe the world.
MARAROA G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
MAfltJ OA AG. ." CO. During November 2'65'. tons were treated for & yield va!;ued :; £37?6 16/8. . Esnenditure. Ore extraction. £1770 (3 ; breaking arid transporting ore, 9£4 12;1 ttial ?rermtmont, £1150 3i; reatlis~tion of .bullion, £50 .1:/8; total working ex p~enses, £3030 121.8; capitMal account (Mararoc), £24 1/; totajl expendi ture, £3054 33/8.
GREAT BOULDER PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
GREAT BOiULD)iER PIROtRIE. TARY. Tho Great 3Bou!dei P±opriefaty trbatedt 17,l11 totn·~if of "ore and -3061. -tons of. old tailingsi last-.nmnth. fra a yield valued at. £42,919. ?xpcn diture amounted to -£22,08i 15/5, leaving &a profit of £20,837. The following is a surmrhary of revenue, expenditure. 'and proSt since January, 1915: .Tonus. ' r £' 1915. Jan. . 18,236 47,807 -21,e28 26,5!5 Feb. 17,115 45,336 . 2000.B 25,074 Mar. . 18,687 48,884- 28,330 -2,51, ... Apl.' . 18,361 48,171 20,141- 26,030 May . 18,181 47,953 91476 .26,173 June. 18,640 48,689 22,667 25,929 July . 19,176 50,065 22,657- 27,408 Aug ; 19,279 51,663 .2,658 29,085 Sep.. 18,429 49,750. 21,47& 28,278 Oct. 19,168 52,915 21,953 30,962 Nov. . 18,630 50,653 -28,016 2.8,637 Dec. 15,085 43.115.. 18.633 24.;48 1916. Jan. . 9.350 27.298 .15368 11,935 Feb. 17.615 50,038. 201,86 28,752 Mar. . 17,991 65,075 23,496- 27,370 Apl. . 17,012 48,194 20,950 27,238 May . 18 275 50,705. 22566 .28,139 June . 17,771 47;597 ...
LANCEFIELD GOLD MINES, LTD. INTERESTING WORK IN PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
LANCEFIELD GOLD MINES, LTD. INTERESTING WORK IN PROGRESS. During the month of November 6523 tons of ore were treated for a return of £9581. . i The output of the mine could. easily be increased by 2000 toin per' month if sufficient truckers and shovellers could be oQralned The .main shaft has been siunk 150 feet below the No. 8 level, and as soon as it has been deepened an ad ditional 30 feet for a sump. the crosscut for the No. 9 level will be commenced. *A rise has beei put up in the back of the shaft 135 ft. below the No. 8 level, and holed through into the crosscut at No. 8 level. The ore from this level will be tipped down the rise and loaded into the skips, thus saving the expense of trucking it along th?e crosscut. No ore has yet been broken at No 8 level, but the crosscut througlh the lode showed it to be t5 ft. wide.j (on the underlay),.- the values beingj slightly above the mine' average 'I Great interest will be attached to. Levy. the results of crosscutting . at the. No....
WESTON'S REWARD G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
WESTON'S REWARD G.M. The half-yearly meeting of shiare hIolders in the Westdn's Aeward, -Gold Mines was held in Melbourne on November. s9.-_ . Mr F. Snowba!ll, who presided, in moving the adoption of the re ports and accounts, said that the bore had been put down to 540 ft., and had passed through the lode, where it was broken up. Before' spending any more money the direc tors had decided to ask sharehold ers-whqthes another bore should be put down. :Sogae of the ? ireq - tors. thought that tshould . ' .'donie, though not at Jrisent-. " After pay-; ing all liabilities to date;- the coin-' pany had £244.in hand, while. ot standing calls (including the $th)j amounted to £260. In his opinion] the. mine was too expensive and patchy to work. No settled forma: tion had been reached to justify the} spending of any money until share holders decided to the .contrary. The warden had recommended that exemption .from labour-- covenants' should be granted for six months. -t Mr. F. Were (director...
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. THE SONS OF GWALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. THE SONS OF GWALIA; During the month of November the 5.-stabap mill ran 613 hours and crushed 13,004 tons of: ore for a yield, of 4777 oz. fine gold, valued £20,305. Expenditure. COosts.--Mining, per: ton,: :11/1;' treattment, per ton, 5/9;: general ex-. penses, per, ton, 1/5; 'realisation of bullion. per ton, 2d.; totl eosts.per 'on. 1816. Total workinr expendi lure. £11,u 2 ; =total- developnneut ec penditure,' 3J.33.; -total -- ptaditure,. £15,115.
WESTONIA GOLDFIELD. Westonia, Dec. 8. Edna May Monthly Return. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
WESTOAL" GOLAD IELD. Westonia, Dec. 8. Edna May Monthly Return. The complete return for November furnished- by the :Edna May. Co. shows a- slight decrease. in tonnage milled, and coa:lequently a propor. ticanat reduction in revenue.: Capi .e.d expenditure for the month to talled £1318 9/6. During next month tiwo items of, importance will be chargeable, namely, the large new air" compressor recently received from the Glasgow manufaeturers, and an American drill sharpening machine, reported to be a highly efficient labouir-saver. The outlay. on these two addition . to the al ready very complete plant. and gen eral equipment of the mine will, it ,is anticipated, just about- complete disbursement .charges for 2mine ma chinery. - - Followiig . are . details ;of 'the ontfh's milli.g:-4??lled, 3093 "tonS. for .. S2tl os.. -7 dwt., :vaied- at £10,913. Cyanided 2500 toris cur rent sands, t93 tons current slimhes, and 1145 -tone accumulated slimes., for a r'eturn of 800 Oz. 3 dwt. of bullion,...
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT Melbourne, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT Melbourne, Dec. 14. The House of Representat*ves sat to-day. The Prime Minister, replying to Mr. Rodgers, said that he was in a position to make a statement on the purchase of the Australian wool clip by the Imperial Government. Shortly stated, the position was that the Commonwealth Government had acquired on beha'f of the Imperial Government the whole of the me rinc and crossbred wool clip, ex cluding such lots as were sold under thle hammer before November 23, 1916. All other wools were includ ed in the purchase. The price to be paid would be a flat rate of 1/3j per lb. for greasy wool. The wool would be shipped.quiickly as pos sible. k Mr. Pigott- -iow and when are payments to be. made ? The Prime Minister could only say that that point would be made plain when the Imperial Government an- nounced its intentions as to provid ing the money. He hoped to make a detailed statement to-morrow. Mr. Riley: Are sheepskins to be treated the same way, and is enough to be k...
THE WHEAT TRANSACTION Perth, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
THE WHEAT TRA#SACTION Perth, Dec. 14. With reference to the sale to the Imperial Government of the balance) of last year's and ithe whole of this yea"'s wheat crop, the Acting Minister for Industries stated to day that the Prime Minister's an nouncement regarding the sale of the Australian wheat crop to the Imperial Government will com pletely dispel ithe anxiety .reoently evidenced. Under the, conditions obtaining before this huge sale,I freights were practically unobtain able, and : it was problematical whejher the old wheat would have. been moved during 1917, let alone the new season's wheat. Under the terms of the sale, however, pricti cally the whole of the wheat will be shiLed before the winter rains set in. Roughly speaking, they had I left in West Australia 7,000,000 bushels of the old harvest; adding to this the new harved:, estimated at 17,000,000 bushels, and deducting the amount, required for home con gumption, seed, etc., it is esIimated that they would have 18,000,000 ...
A SENSATIONAL CRUSHING. 1277 OZ. FROM 50 TONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
A SENSATIONAL CRUSHING. 2e771 OZ. FROM 50 TONS. Messrs. Elliott, Rock and party, tributera on the Oroya Links pro perty; have just cleaned up a parcel of 50 tone crushed at the Hannans Central battery, for a yield of 1277j oz. of bullion by atnalgmamation worth 82/ pQr oz. or ,a total of £5237. T0 sands Aave not yet been assayed. The ore was obtained from the old Brown Hill leases, near the1 open out woried in the early days. lb is ststed t h1t the bbuters had the goo frtne to ke -a -pillar of ore w h was leit standing when, the frih .ath was *being worked years and wh',1h was hidden bys a ground bloreq the corm Blrd &u opporbWnhy of taking; It?