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GOLDEN SPINIFEX G.M. GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
GOLDEN SPINIFEX G.M. 6OVER?ENT SUBSIDY G ANTED. e.Q virnt has rat de us to the Golden is - 1e.2 i jdicate for the the .|eat Ioe at uketon. Thl a#e , I basis, an d t syndihate raise f rthr rcap t y the pissue ares hitherto held in r serve. Ol t t granated br the Goverunent s f? 4evel pcient work, oadi t, atb will be made vailablei for the purpose of erectin?g a bat teor, pr vided the o cers of the Milbse Department .onsider that the rospets warrant the erection of a r nent plant. e anage , Mr. Dwyer, who re rs the outlook s very hppeful etpeots to have the . work in full ewmn as soon as the Christmas ex-I ton expires. Vhe p ex le ases are about 80 miles north of averton -probably thy furthest point north on the dstern Goldields at which mining operations of any m?gnitude are in progrose. The development of the leases will, therefore, be watched with considerable interest, for the .oqess of the syndicate would pro balby attract 'much attention to the neighbourhood, and also to other a...
THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
THE .GOLDEN IORSESIIOE. The steady increase in the month ly profit of the Golden Horseshoe was maintained last month, when a yield of £34,703 was obtained from 17,674 tons treated: Working ex pensec totalled £22,638, leaving a gross surplus of £12,06f; and a fur ther expenditure of £3307 on de velopment left a nett profit of £8758. It will be noted that the quantity of ore treated was only a little more thar half the normal output of 1914, when the quantity milled each month was somewhere about 30,000 tone. The following table shows the ore milled, value of the yield, total ex penses (including development) and net profit since May. 1914: Tons. Rev. Exp. Prof. May ., 29,084 83,000 80,645 2,384 Juunia 28,00 30,318 30 "52 41 July .. 80,227 36,317 :8,447 2,870 Aug. ". 28,063 35;071 31,8691 8,320 Sept $8,884 34.216 30,202 4,014 Ocet r 17,020 36,670 82,024 4,614 Nov.. 24,515 84,773 29,244 8,529 9ec. 2* 0,173 29,223 23,062 6,596 1915. Jan. , 21,423 33,421 27,340 0,081 Feb. - 21,612 34,629...
BREACH OF PROMISE ACTION Perth, Dec. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
tfRACH F: PROMISE ACTION1 Perth, 'Dec. 11. Few civil cases which have been deal. with in the Supreme Court of this State have aroused more public attention than an action for breach of promise of marriage, the hearing of which was colmmenced before the Chief Justice and a special jury of five to-day. The plaintiff. Verona Rodriguez, who, being a minor, twenty years of age, instituted proceedings through her next friend, Carotine Miller, is a girl of attractive appearance and intellectual attainments and the de-i fendant, John O'Mara, a young man, a resident of Adelaide, South I Australia. The statement of the claim set out? is that the plaintiff was a spinster, residing at Claremont, and the de fendant resided in Adelaide, South Australia. In January, 1916, the plaintiff and defendant verbally. agreed to marry each other in June last. That month had passed be fore the commencement of the pre sent action but the defendant had not married the plaintiff, and since March last had ceased...
THE RABBIT PEST Perth, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
THE RABBIT PEST Perth, Dec. 14. It was stated by a deputati6n from Minnivale which waited upon the Minister for Lands, Mr. Lefroy, that the rabbits had increased to an alarming extent between No. 1 and No. 2 rabbit fences. The deputa tfon urged that the destruction of the rabbits should either be placed on a commercial footing, as had been done in New South Wales.. or that No. 1 fence should be pulled down, and the wire distributed amongst the farmers adjacent :to the eastern fence, in:order that ..they might fence in .their holdings. It was stated that so bad were the rabbits that many farmers on the eistern side of the' fence thought it would be. useless to. put in any crops next season. Mr. Lefrov stated in reply that lie was not desirous that the destauc tion of rabbits should be made an industry, because direct'y the peo ple were encouraged .to engage in "it as a means of livelihood, the posi tion would be accentuated rather than .improved. He had virtually decided to abandon. ...
MASS MEETING OF GREEKS Melbourne, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
MASS MEETING OF CREEKS Melbourne, Dec. 14. A mass m.eeting of the Greek community was held last night. The .following resolution, for immediate transmission by cable message to M. Venizelos at Salonika, was carried unanimously :--"The Greek, resi dents of Melbourne, in public meet ing assembled, desire to express their profound admiration for the splendid courage you have displayed in the face of a highly placed yet unprincipled opposition in showing the whole world that the people of Greece, as distinguished from a small and unrepresentative mninority, are whole-heartedly in sympathy with the allies in the present war. Further, they desire to express their sorrow at the recent disturbances in Athens, whereby a number ,f tihe allied forces lost their lives. Also they hereby pledge themselves to render moral and material assist snce to the cause for which you are contending." It was decided at the meeting, by the authorities of the Greek Oi tho dox Church in Melbourne, that a solemn ...
EXPULSION OF LABOUR MEMBERS Newcastle, Dec. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
EXPULSION OF LABOUR MEMBERS Newcastle,, De.. 15. The Labour League was defied at a special meeting of the Newcastle and Merewether branches, held last night to consider the position which had arisen in consequence of the central executive having declared both branches bogus, owing to .their refusal to carry out the.executive's request to call for fresh nominations for: the Newcastle State electorate. Motions were agreed to resisting "the domineering attitude of the Central Executive in illegally expell ing Labour members and branches on a question outside the platform," and expressing determination to carry on the .branches in conformity with the principles of the constite tion."
COMMODORE G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
COMMODORE G.M. CO. Report to December 7:--"M~ac1 quarrie Option: During the past month have driven 53 ft.; total, 139 ft. For the whole width of the first 306 ft. average aksay of ore is 26/. and last 17 ft.- 45/ per ton. Present face value 70/ per ton, carryingi much mineral. At 100 ft. south havei risen 14 ft.; values 30/ per ton. In stalling Wilfley table; have suspend= ed crushing pending completion of same. at end of present week.".
MARAROA G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
WARAROA G.M. CO. Lat month the Mararos GC. Co treted 2565 to for tield taied * £38780 1?. zxpenditaire ahount. Nd to £3054 13/8, leaving a iuirplus of £70n S1. .Pollwing is a summary of the jnonthly returns since the beginning 4f 1915:- S1915. Tons. £ e jan.... ... ,,, 2700 4848 3000 1846 Feb. .us..+. .. 9525 4544 2974 1870 .Iar~ . ,,,8 . 720 4887 8171 1718 pr. ... ,.. £695 4847 3590 1257 y .... $700 4854 3841 1018 une ... .. 890 4841 3884 1007 uly ... ..... 2675 4 17 98s 1O01 Aug. ..... ,.,, S 4881 8426 1455 Bept. ...... 2690 4833 8S02 1531 Oct... ... ... 2710 4888 3363 t?h0 ov..*.,,.. .,. 2700 4886 0500 13 De ... ..., 870 4e81 8620 11 1916. S ... ... *. 2710 4870 8539 13,1 eb. .. ... , $2553 4094 3418 1170 ¶arh ".. , 869 4835 #6009 Mpil ,*. , 9710 4898 s635 1 - M? ... .,>, 1 4494 8576 JTune..... .. . 700 4129 3406 July ... ... .., 718 4188 3230so Aug. ... .... ., o 40S 38264 . **. 0 4069 .313d 7 k. ... +, s6 n o 30 o 310o 8 Noo ..."... ... Ab8e 375 054 8 02
COOLGARDIE STATE BATTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
%QOJ a RDgIi SQTAT B4TTERY. ro, i R ý t1 i o nT1h t rfib Qqj ttn , 24 YoJ~qw~ng Eretoisrluu . Gr han 1 tonjfQ o2t.dwt. Wr mton 4 ioQs, A. t 8ston, E, rBtie + tons or8 o os, 11809, a. X A M~l , 17, tons for 5 oz. 8 dwt. ; 8e , u been S. urUdy 241 tonsfor 1 . ~-.dwý. j Last ( C, aio . te~tc ons for 4 os. 1 wt. P.A. enýg,10 tons ok z.6 dt A. ls9, E. O'Brien, 2! ton; lot m. Swt. P. A. 1317, P. Kelly, .tons for~ oz. 5 dwt. ; Hau ton okea, 161 ton fo}2 oa 48 tons for 108 o Benyami L.A. 1388, A. Purdy, 10 tons for 02.
MT. MONGER FIND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
MT.. MONGER FIND. During the past few days two "rich parcels of ore from the new find near Mt. Monger have been crushed at the Hannan's Central battery. Oressy and Augustine put through 30.15 tons from "The Business Risk" for a yield of 311 oz. 8 dwt. over the plates, the residues assaying I oz. per ton. . The second parcel came from the Crqedon's Welcome lease (McRa nd p?arty), 19.3 tons yielding i1 oz. 18 dwt. The sands assayed 30 dwt. per ton. Messrs. Mac?,ae Abadee, Levy, Martin and Hodgkin on have just Jeaned up parceI of 19 tons from their lease (redon's. Welcome) foa ,. return o about 450 oz. This parcel was all obtained from de ?oopment work. The manager (Mr. A. F. Hodg kinson) reports that since taping barge of the above lease on ep temed 27 last the shaft at th 6tortho nd of the. lease. has been sunk to a eth of 80 ft., and a drive extended to 30 ft. south. The shaft At the south end of the lease has een sun to 60 ft., and skidded top to bottom. A drive is in outnwd 7Q ft....
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. EDNA MAY CENTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
INOVEMBEI OUTPU1TS, EDNA MAY CENTRAL. Following are details of the Edna May Central Co.'s operations for the month of November :-Milled, 2750 tons for a yield of 1042 oz. fine gold. valued at £4426; value recovered per ton, 32/2. Expenditure. Mining, £1884; cost per ton, 9/9.8. Milling, £444; cost per ton, 3/2.7. Realisation of bullion, £31 10/; cost per ton 2.6d. Total working expenses, £1823 10/ * cost per ton, 13/3.1. Development account, £1107. Capital account, J8989. Total expenditure, £3919 10/.
A GERMAN OBJECTIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
A GERMAN OBJECTIVE. The Germans appear to have many objectivcs in view in continuii3gI their ruthless submarine outrages. It is of course in accord with their policy of "frightfulness"-the policy of winning war by committing deeds that excite horror and dread in the minds of their enemies. It is the method of the savage, and contrary to the accepted ideas of civilised warfare. It extends the war to non combatants, to private property, and to even hospital ships. Sub *marines are of immense service to Germany in pursuit of their cam paign of "frightfulness." but sub marine warfare has an additional purpose-the blockade of Britain. Thanks to the vigilance, the in genuity. and the courage of the men of the British Navy, the submarine menace has been effectively dealt .yith in the waters in the imme diate neighbourhood of the British Isles. The naval authorities have never indicated the number of eiiemy submarines they have de Atroyed or captured. They have reasons for maintaining the s...
LIQUOR FOR WOODLINE WORKERS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
LIQUOR FOR F WOODUIIE WORKERS The Coolgardie Court was well attended on Monday, the occasion being the annual licensing day. An interesting case was heard before Messrs. Y. A. G. Walter, R.M., R. nrawford and J. Kay Hall, I's.P., licensing magistrates for the Tilgar.n district when an application for a gallon licence was made by H. H. Ballams on behalf of the West AusM tralian Goldfields Firewood Supt Co. Ltd. An objection was eptered by 3. Rinaldi, licenses of the Etirra wang Hotel. lr. E. Randall U peared for applicant, and Mr. B. Tindal for the objector. MIr. Tindal said his client objected to the application on the grounds- (1) That the reasonable require ments of the neighbourhood at Kur rawang did not warrant the grantb ing of the licence; (2) that the court had no jurisdiction, inasmruch as tho locality to be served was not in the Yilgarn district; (3) that the licence was not required by residents, as no request had been made by them; (3) that saeli a licence would bb agains...
AUSTRALIAN WHEAT CROP Melbourne, Dec. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
AUSTRALIAN WHEAT CliOP Melbourne, Dec.' 13. In the House of Representatives, to-day, the Prime Minister, in re ply to a question by Mr. Forster, said that although some matters were outstanding, the position of the Australian wheat crop was that the Imperial Government had bought the balance of the old wheat crop, and the whole of the new crop, excluding only that part that was necessary for local purposes, at a price of four shillings and nine pence per bushel, f.o.b. The Imperial Government would provide the nhipping to remove the wheat, which is festima. ed to be about, and not to exceed, 3,000,000 tons. the ships would be hvailable to. remove the wheat in. the first six monthas of the year 1917.' The Itn- perial Government would make a new advance to farmers of 2/6 per bushel, nett. The other matter not yet settled is the amount of the wheat to be transported as flour. Representa tions have been made on that mat ter, but no reply has been received as to the amount of flour the I...
KALGOORLIE WARDEN'S COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
KALOOORLIE WARIE)-N'S COURT. At the Kalgoorlie Warden's Court yesterday the application for gold mining lease No. 4585E (Creswlck), by Mary Grace Bennett, was recom mended. The following ' applications . for prospectiig areas were granted': No. 872E John Browi; No 873E, Arthur Henry Williams; No: 874E, Fraricis 'Thomas Rowe i No.- 875E, Thomas Teasdale; No. 515Y, John Reid Brown; No. 516Y, Albeit Hors ley Blake. An objection was entered to the registration of P.A No. 871E to. James Oates and Charles Albert' Harris by John Masson, the regis-] tered holder of P.A. No. 839E. Thel hearing was adjourned sine dielpena. ing survey. • . . . •
SOUTH KALGURLI CONSOLIDATED, LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
SOUTH KALGURLI CONSOLI DATED, LIMITED. " Report for half-month ended Oc tober 15. 1916:- - Main Shaft. No. 12 Level (1200 ft.).-South drive 483 ft. west (10I.) has.been ex tended 11 ft. Total 107 ft. Values raiged from traces to 1 dw. per tor. No. 10 Level (1000 ft.).-East crosscut, 269 ft, north (sR.) wa;s extended 15 ft. Total 18 ft. " There were no values. West crosscut 368 ft. north (sQ.) was ex tended 8 ft.. Total 15 ft. There were no values. No. 8 Level (700 ft.).-Winze 195 It. north (9R.) was sunk a further 10 ft. Total depth 115 ft. Values ranged from traces to 2 dwt. per tori. No. -7 Level (600 ft.).-Winze 83 ft. south (14V;) was started in the south drive 165 ft. east, and sunk 13 ft. Value. 6 dwt. per ton, over a width of 60 in. Hainault Lease. 1200 ft. Level.-Rise 460 ft. west (81.) was put up 26 ft. Total 32 ft. From 6 to 26 ft. assayed 12J dwt. per ion over a width of 67, in., an1 from 26 to 32 ft. 1 dit. er ton. 1130 ft. (intermediate) Level. West drive off winze 230 ...
PROBATES AND ADMINISTRATIONS THE WEEK'S ISSUES. Perth, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
PROBATES AND ADMINISTRATIOuSIa THE WEEK'S ISSUES. Perth, Dec. 14. The following probates have been granted by the Supreme Court dur ing the week: Probates. Ernest Herbert Steeds Welchman, late of Mount Lawley, to Selina Wilson Welcbman, amount not stated. George Preston Wood, late of Donnybrook to Arthur North, £220. William Frederick Hornvilie, late of Collie, to John Robson, £45. Edward Mofilin, late of North Fremantle, to Horace Edgar Mofflin, £525. Anastasia Jane Smith, late of Quindalup, to George Brown, £478. Margaret Daley. late of Bays water, to Morris Emanuel L. Can tor, £413. Bertram Hope Ottway, late of Perth, to Frank Roland Parker, £382. Alexander Allan, late of Bunbury, to Kenneth McCaskill Eastman, £387. Thomas John Wardie. late of Mer redin, to Elizabeth Jane Wardie, £83. Morton Solomon, late of Subiaco, to Cora Louisette Solomon, £282. Charles Ernest Helm, late of North Perth, to Annie Teresa Helm, £259. Phi:lip Hall, to West Australian Trustee Executor and Agency C...