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EDNA MAY G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
EDI:1A MAY G.M. Last month the Edna May crushed 3093 tons of ore,. and treated 2500 tons of .sand.and I 738 .tons of slime for a yield valued at £13,683. Value re-covered per ton. 88/5.. Expendi ture, including £1318 on capital ac count, amounted to £6486, leaving a nett surplus of 27197.. Following is a summary cof the monthly returns since Jan., 1915: 1915. - San. . 3039 12,933 4153 8780 Feb . 2738 :11,689 4625 7061 Mar . 2887 19,563 4563.. 8000, Aplt . 2875 13, ?0 .6257 6813 May . 3109 13.674 4615 9059 .June 2766 12,841 4246 -. 095 July. 3,073 13.066 5244 .7829 Aug. 3086 12,868 4199 8669 Sep:. 3090 12,303 4563 '740 Oct. . 3084 12;359 3797, 85602 Nov.'. 3110 12,794 3870 8924 F.0c. . 2886 11.340 F'133 57 i_ 1918. . . Jan. . 3165 12,839 : 4049 87900 Feb.. - 2802 13,355. 4186 8469 lMar. . 3110 12,239 4495. 7744 Aplt . 2867 .11;138 " 4640. 649 May . 968 11,591. 5244 6341 June . 3025 -- 13,201 5322 7879 July . 3187 .13,445 5979 8166 Aug... 3254 13,913 5401 8502 Se'p. . 3002 .12,777 679...
BULLFINCH PROPRIETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
1lULLFIMtI PiOP?I ?TARYa . 'The Bullfinch Proprietary treated 5055- tons of ore last month for ae yield valued at £5698. 'Expenditure aimouited to £4896, leaving a profit of £802. A summiary of the returns from ,January, ?10.f is shown below:- Tons. Value. Profit. 1915 £ £ Jan. ?,...... ..,630 9,116 ;,271 Feb. .. ., .. 6,050 8,218 2,400 March .. .; .. 6.542 -8.341 2.217 April .. .... ,496 8,985 3,002 May ? . ,6083 8,785 2,838 June .. .. 6,385 8,007 2,215 July ... ...... 6,470 8,214 -. 2,065 Aug. .. ...... 6,640 8,356 2.266 Sep. ......... 6,180 7,634 1.996 Oct. ..... .... 6,390 8,048 2,553 Nov. ... ...... 6,100 8,024 2,272 Dec. ... .... ..6,320 8.353 2.475 1916. Jan. ......... 6,210 7,227 i,626 Feb. ......... 6.010 6.734 771 March ......... 6,190 6,630 485 April ... ... ... 8,010 F.?14 868 May ... 6,210 6,701 1,300 .une ......... 0,310 6.497 1,187 July... ... ... ..6,.400 6,786 1,507 Aug. ... ... ... 6,500 6,513 1,171 Sept. ... ...... 6,010 6.212 1,231 Oct.. ... ... 6,098 6,402 1,060...
HANSEL MUNDY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
HIANSEL MUNDY. Report to December 2: No, 1 Shaft.-West crosscut. 65 ft.; change showing lode formation. East crosscut 43 ft.; driving north on leaders low values. No. 2 Shaft.--Not sinking shaft, water heavy. Prospecting surfabe .ast, leader 30 ft deep, gold. Bor ing north. large body low grade stone.
SONS OF GWALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
SOUNS OF GWALIA. During November 13,004 tons wei'e t.teated for a yield valued at £20,305. Expenditure, including £3133 on development, -amounted to £15.115, leaving a surplus of ,£5190. The following return shaows the Sons of Gwalia's revenue. expendi. tree' and prost since January. 1915:- Rev. Exp. Prof. E £ £ * 1915 J.an ..... , 21,361 14,216 7,145 Feb. ....-,. 19,415 13,781 5,634 1 Mar .. .... 21.401 15.438 5.963 Apl... .. .. 21,467 15,513 5,954 May.. .... .1,331 15,0586 ,275 June.. . .. 20.311 14.914 5.397 July... ... ... 20,7234 15,659 5,075 Aug. ....... 20,639 15,533 5,100 Sept. ...... 19,965 14,624 5,341 Oct. .......20,731.- 15,338 5,393 N~ov. ...... 20,173 14,961 5,212 Dec. ....... 21,032 14,879 0,153 1916. Jan. .. ... 20,727 15,384 5,343 Feb. ...... 19.438 14,333 5,105 Mar, ... ... 13,727 11,973 1,754 Apt. ...... 19,826 14,609 5,217 May ...... ... 20,734 .14;542 6,192 JTune... ... ... 17,480 14,055 3,425 July... ,.... 21,626 14,741. 6,785 Aug. r. .... 20,287 15,187 5.100 S...
WOMEN DOING MEN'S WORK London, Nov. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
WOMEN .DOIN MEN'S WORK London, Nov. 2.: Amongst the most noteworthly of the changes which the crisis thiuagh which we are pa, .ing has effected, is that wrought in our great indus Itrial concerns by the employment of so many women on jobs that wver formerly done entirely by men. For. the first. time women have bee·n brought. into barbed wire fac-toriesc and with s.uccess. Many women are also now engaged in the eut.ery ,in dustry, the old trade oonvent;inn, by which only the sons of . griudet sotuld be.omie grinders. having, like, so many other things, beon plut aside. Under the pressure of tho mini tary demand, the producti, n of all kinds of wire and edged tools in this country has been more than quad rupled. Machinerc in sanall factor ies has been trau'sferred wuder the powers of the Ministiy of M?unitions to large factories, where it can he worked more ec onomieoly, andl these large factiores. supplied withi abundance of labour and cheap raw mIaterial ab the in. stance of the Gov...
SHOPPING RESTRICTIONS IN ENGLAND London, Nov. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
SHOPPING RESTRICTIONS IN ENGLAND (From Our Special Representative.) London, Nov. 2. On the whole the new shop-closing rule, which came into operation on Monday, has been accepted in a spirit of cheerfulness by the majo rity of Londoners, and the people are settling down to the changed order of things in regard to shop ping with as little murmuring as they have acquiesced in many other unpleasant things brought about by the war. Some thoughtless folk, of course, suffered inconvenience through having forgotten to have their wants in the shape of cat ables required for breakfast sup plied before S o'clock in the evening when Ihe shops were compulsorily closed, but one or two experiences of that, kind sufficed -to cure them of their absent-mindedness. Devo tees of "My Lady Nicotine" who suffer from the same affliction, were also denied for a time the solace of their favourite brands of the fragrant weed, and "Don't you read the newspapers ?" was a query which many barmaids and waiters f...
N.S.W. PARLIAMENT Sydney, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
N.S.W. PARLIAMENT Sydney, Dec. 14, The Arbitration Bill was return 4 by tahe Legislative Council to thg Assembly to-day, with a host oJ amendm.ents. The Premier asked the House accept the amendments annonn that the Government proposed reintroduce the entire industrial 8aa bitration laws on new lines. Mr. Keegan: Why not let it s:and Mr. TIolman: If we allow it to stand over, the present unsatisfac tory system will have to remain for, five months or more before it can be altered. The delay in getting the cases before the Arbitration Ceourt is one of the most fruitful causes of strikes
THE DARKNESS OF LONDON London, Nov. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
THE DARKNESS OUF LONHON London, Nov. 2. The met ropolis is i dark and dreary place after nightfall, con sequent upon the lighting restric tions, and it is amazing how the millions of people are able :o tr. verse the city streets, and get to their homes in the suburbs after ,the business of tW. day is done, with so few accidents. For this, credit is due to the splendid Metropoli tan Police Force, whose coutrol of the enormous and bewildering street traffic is the admiration of visitors from all o.her large cities of the world. Now tifatt the shops are obliged to close earlier, the thoroughfares are darker than ever. Notwith standing this, however, there are no indications of increased activity on ;the part of those undesirable mem bers of the community who love darkness better than light. On the contrary a" great change for tme bet 'ter has come over London. There may be poverty, but few signs of it are seen: and there may be disorder, but .it does not show itself. Whitehall and Vict...
MURRIN MURRIN CONTRIBUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
MURRIN MURRIN CON TRIBUTIONS. A euchre party and dance was held in the Town Hall, Murrin'Mur rin on December 9th, in aid of tae Red Cross Funds; it realised £39 6/. and a cheque for that amount has been handed in to the treasurer of the Kalgoorlie Red Cross So ciety. The following is the list of donations, etc. :-Door takings, £1 . 19/6; raffle for lamb .presented by Mrs. Hill, £4 4/; singing competi Ition, 13/6.. Auction Sales.-Soup tureen, pro .sented b.y Mr. T. Alexander, our ahased by T. Alexander, 4/; cakes, W. C. Hill, 2/; cakes, Mr. -Hul brt. -3/6 ham sandwiches, Ventura Gielmaniii, 2/6. Donations.--W. C. Hill, I£1: .5; :S,P. Itarper* £3 3/; Mrs. Harper. 10 Mrs. Hulbert, £3. 3/; Master °'R il,'L2f;27; Mc; :B. Pewey (Perth), £2 2/; d. O'Keefe, £1 1/; Mrs. Hill. 10/; Mrs. Hulbert, 10/; Horace Hill, S/; D. Morse. ol: S. Lawson £1 1/; W. Ryan; 5/; Mr. Kelly, £1 1/; J Fenton, £1; D. Buchanan, £2 2/; Mr.: Henry, 5/; Mr. I. Matson, £1 1/; Mr. R. HentcheI, £1 1/' Mr. ?icoli, 2/6; Mr....
RED CROSS SOCIETY, KALGOORLIE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
-IED CROSS SOCIETY, KALCOORLIE Garments ready for despatch - 50 pyjamas, 60 day shirts, 60 under. shirts, 40 pairs pants, 70 pairs soe-s, 20 mufflers, 10 pairs. hospital. shoes, 10 sleeping caps, 250' handkerchiefs, 160 washers, 60 dusters, 100 pillow-, slips, 390 roller bandages. Donations.-Old linen, No. 3 circle ; 'fracteur cloths, Waterfall circle; cyanide gauze and. iodoform, Nurse Blake; a large and beautifully made doll' fully dressed Mrs. -Hanks; a load of wood,' Messrs. Millar and Oldfield. . The' load of wood will probably be put up4to auc tion. Mrs. O'Keefe, of the Railway Hotel, has undertaken to supervise the raffle of the doll, which will pre sently be exhibited in a shop win dow. - The pupils of St. Michael's .:Girls' .School, Ward-street, liave handed in £4. for the"Red Cross work. They ,wisely decided.,that ,providing, com forts' for our; sick and wounded sol diers is one of. our first, duties and so they resolved that they would do Without prizes for the sake of th...
GREENFINCH G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
GREENFINCH G.M. Report to November 23.--Have stopped the crosscut in the Recov ery Shaft. as the ground is very hara and progress too slow with hand labour. Am driving W. on formation, value 3 dwt. Am driv ini3 on 18 in. stone in underlay sahaft, value 8 dwt. Am also break uig out a few tons around the shaft. Shall be glad to receive instruc tions to put a shaft down on the ,Myrtle Lease, 50 ft. in the S. por ticC. of the lease. It is the only part that has not had a hole put in it, and I think there is a chance of picking up sometlhing payable.
IVANHOE DIVIDEND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
IVANHOE DIVIDEND. The third quarterly interim divi dend in respect of the year 1916, of ti.o shillings and sixpence per share, will be paid on the 25th day of January, 1917, under deduction of English Income Tax, at the rate of five shillings in the £, Captain. A. ID. Edwards, who has taken a prominent part iit the work of. enlistment on the goldfields for over two years, was yesterday ap prised of his appointment aS orggan ising recruiting officer for the Fed eral Electorate of 'Kalgoorlie. The area. extends from Esperance in the south to Lake Way in the north, and from the South Australian bor Sd.r weatwa.rd to Westonia.. Captain .Edwards tiakes up' his ew duties.' t-o-da°. 4
LEONORA GOLD BLOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
LEONORA GOLD BLOCKS. Report for week ending December 8, 1916: 300 ft. Level.--East drive-' ad vanced to 118 ft. Average assay value over 2 ft. hanging wall sec tion -130/; over 2 ft.. footwall sec tion, 36/; face 4 ft. wide, 81/. Plant:-2-All: erection proceeding satisfactorily. Gas engine and griid ing seotions are expected to arrive during the week.
SOLDIERS' CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
SOLDIERS' CLUB. The 'follpoing amounts were re ceived daring the past week :-Fred. Smith and Son., 14/; Mrs. Malcolm B. Scott. £1; Mrs. Butement, 7/6; Opening Day Continental.-Takings at gate. £20 6/; ice cream stall, £8 17/8; refres'ments and programmes. £14 18/3; side shows, £31 19/2. The details of the expendittire in connection with the cantata, held in December, 1915, for the Red Cross are as-follows :-Advertising, £8 8/J printing ?indow cards, 10/8 ; carting piano, 17; .Town Hall. light and attendance, £1 5/4; portion of expenses of cdstumes, £3; total, £13 15/10. The promoters incurred no expense, with the exception of part of the cost of the 'diresses. • mm, mm mmm-_
CONFERENCE OF PREMIERS Melbourne, Dec. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
CONFERENCE OF PREMIERS Melbourne. Dec. 12. All the States were. represented , at the Premiers' Conference,. which was opened to-day at the Premnier's Office. The Premier of Victoria, SSir Alex.. Peacock, presided. The proceedings wwre not open to the press. The Prime Minister Mr. Hughes, accompanied by "the. Federal Tiea surer, Mr. Poynton the Governor tof the Commonwealth BiBnk, ' Mr. Denison. Miller,. and the Secretary to the Treasury, Mr. Co!Iins, at .tended, and addiessed 'tle confer ence. It.is understood that Mr. Hughes withdrew the agreement entered into with all of the States, with the exception of New ,South 'Wale.s,' for advances by the Oommonwea.'th to these States,.:and sibhmitted the outline of a new proposal; This, it': is understood involves an advance much lower than in the present agreement. Mr; Hughes said that the states would have to economise, and he laid the facts 'before them to convince them. The Common wealth was pursuing a system. of substantial economy. Th...
CONVENT SCHOOL, COOLGAR[?]IE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
CONVENT SCHOOL, COOLWAREIE The annual concert by tlhe pupils of the Convent of Mercy, Coolgar die, took place on Wednesday night last. These concerts have been for 1vears past regarded as most en Ioyable entertainments, and that on Wednesday night last. fully sustain ed the reputation of its predeces sors. The performance- of the children evoked the greatest appre ciation, as was shown by the ap plause at the end of each item; ana the Sisters must be highly coi mended for the efficiency displayed by their pupils. The first item was an overture by Misses Keane and K. D'Ara. 'the "Chorus of Rifle Drill" by girls and boys was much appreciated, as was a pianoforte duet by. Miss R. Kenniwell and B. Meagther. The club-swinging dis play was admirable. The first par Iix of the programme concluded with "Princess Tiny Tot's Birth day," in which blackbirds, fairies and nursery friends were in -evi deuce, the principal part being those of "Princess Tiny Tot" (Posie Keane), "Mother Red Cap (Doll...
MOULDERS' STRIKE Sydney, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
MOULOkRS' S1RIKE L , -~ -- Sydney. Dec. 10. The, conference that had been ar ranged between the reapresentatives of the Moulders' Union and the Iron Trades Employers' Association for Saturday morning was not held. TIhe men's representatives were in attendance at the appointed time, but tlle employers' representatives did not. put in an appearance. It is under.stood that another effort is to ben made to bri* pag t lrties to gethtir.
ATTACK ON A WOMAN SWAGMAN'S OFFENCE. Melbourne, Dec. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
A1TACK ON A WOMAN SWAGMAN'S OFFENCE. Melbourne, Dec. 10. A daring case of attempted rape was reported in the Tandara dis trict a few days ago, when a swag man attacked the wife of a farmer, while she was alone in the house. The woman, however, successfully defended herself. The criminal was left in possession of the house, and later it was found that be. had de parted with some of the husband's clothing. He was traced for many miles in the direction of Gunbower. This morning, a farmer at Leitch field, found a demented man in a nude tate, in his dairy and, the police being summoned, he was ar rested. It is not known yet whe ther it is the same man who attack ed the farmer's wife at Pyramid
ENGINEDRIVERS' DISPUTE Melbourne, Dec. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 19 December 1916
ENCINEDRIVERS' ISPUTE Melbourne, Dec. 11. An ultimatuni ha.s been served on the employers of the union factory enginedrivers throughout Australia that unless the demands in the. new log for iqcrcased wages and shorter working hours are conceded by Mon day next, a strike will be ordered. The reported threat of the engine drivers to strike was brought under the notice of the Prime Minister, Mr. Hughes,' to-day. Mr. Hughes said hlie hoped that the men would not be so misguided as to attempt to take the law" into their own hands. A deputation from their as sociation waited on him a few days ago, coniplaining of the delay in the hearing of their case, and ask ing that steps should be taken to expedite the matter. He request ed the secretary to put his state ment in writing; when he promised to give it immediate considerati'on That statement had not yet come to hand.