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FEDERAL LABOUR PARTY Melbourne, Dec. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
FEBERAL LABOUR PARTY Melbourne, Dec. 22. Before separating for the various States, a meeting was held to day. of the Prime Minister's Mr. Hughes', followers. It was ssubse Squently learned that the position of (he party in relation to the Liberal Opposition was discussed at consid erable length, and that arrange ments were made for consolidating the position of the party generally in the various States. Senator Givens, who proceeds to Queensland very shortly, will con sult with. the Government's u porters in that State, whilstte Minister for the Treasury, Mr. Poynton, and the Minister for Works, Senator Lynch will also make arrangements for the party Or ganisation in the several States. The Postmaster-General Mr. Webster, and t~he Vice-PreaiAent of the Ex ecutive Council, Mr. Spence, will pay attention to the party's inter ests in New South Wales. a similar duty being performed in Victoria b-, Senator Russell, whilst Tasmanian interests will be in the hands of Mr. Laird Smith and Mr...
OUT-BACK MINING CENTRES. WORKMEN'S INSPECTORS REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
OUT4BACK MINING CENTRES. WORKMEN'S INSPECTORS REQUIRED. The. lack .of workmen's inspectors of mines in the. outlying districts is regarded by.the miners' State exe outive as a serios. matter, and iome I pains have been taken by the sec retary to have the subject clearly preseýted to the "Minster, who has already declined to make two ap pointments. asked for. Over five.months ago. Mr. McLeod, on behabl of the associa?ion, -asked ar " man to b m poeited for the YjaUnz distarictywlue'adqu trs ast Southern Cross, and. one for the Coogardie, D de and North-East Coolgars "eds, with headqnrt in Coolgarte- or algoorlie. e poanted out that te 'ormer could have bharge also of Bull$ch, Marvel Loch, and Weetonia. "Westonia," he pointe4 oAt, "is a field in the early stag's of development, and it Is ea nn]ial that a sound system shou.d be aIid .down now, so that &tth7tage may be taken of the ex r??loe gained in othr fields, and the errors madq in ther early sge be lvctded. These remarks a...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
SPORTING NOTES. The Kalgoorlie RJ ' - l Oi '# Christmas meeting will b held morrow (Boxing Day). : re well over 100 aetceptaoes and feh ia all events promise to be large. In the Second Division Handica aS the Kalgoorlie acing Club meeting to-morrow, Walina s wegh should read 7.7 instead of O, in the Fourth Division Reidio, Bendicular's weight should read 6. instead- of 9.7. The annual meeting of the i.wA.T.C. will be contiatiued at' As cot to-morrow. The chief event i. the Perth OCu of two miles. O recent form the race po ntq to MiNs tico, who is a pronounced uayowitie Irish Knight. however, on his tra work, appears to have an exoelieni? chance. The English jockey, F. erberbert has lodged an appeal w?i? the V.R.C. against his disquali ti3on ci six months by the stewatd* at the Werribee meeting last Wednete day. Our Adelaide correspondent wired us last night that the race" for the Queenstown Stakes, at the Portb Adelaide meeting oiu Saturday, had a sensational development which, fort...
BOXING. DARCY ARRIVES IN AMERICA. AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION'S INTENTIONS. New York, Dec. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
DAROY ARRIVES IN -. ERIAC. AUSTRALIAN" CoRAMPION'S INTENTIONS. New York Deo. 24, Les Darcy, the .Australian chaiap pion boxer, arrived here this mornr fix boxing managers, some of whom had engaged steam tug, .en deavoured to meet him in order to get him to sign a contrao. Dary, however, went to Ricarda' head. made that he had transhipped to Chili'and intended going to the war., Darcy stated that he did not want to be considered a deserter. Ha intended to enter into boxing coq. tests until be had earned enough to eupnort his parents and sister in the event of being killed at the war. He expected to enlist either in Canada or England within a few months. He was reticent regarding ris methods of leaving Australia. (It will be remembered that Daroy ha1d entered into an agreement with the Stadium maniaegemait to bzo Chip in Melbourne on the morning of the Melbourne Cup. Chip had signed the agreement, but Dar had only given his word. He 1f Sydney for Newcastle with the una derstanding tha...
"WHEN I AM KING." [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
"WHEN I AM KING." Some interesting storie' are given by Mr. David Williamson in his biography of the Prince of Wales. One of these \is to the effect that the young Prince once declared: When' I 'am King I shall make three laws: No one shall cut the tails of the little dogs; There shall be no. more fishing with, hooks; No one shall use bearing-reins to" hurt the horses. He, was, in fact, uncommonly fond of animals-and continues to be, which is an excellent trait. At one time the Prince was being nursed through a childish ailment, and was told by his nurse of a little girl patient who had shown great cour age. The Prince listened .atten tively, then said:- I would like to send that little girl something, because she has been so'patient. . . Take her my little statue of Lord' Roberts. The statuette,: which was one of the Prince's greatest treasures, was duly sent. "u Once a cadet asked him whether it was not a great responsibility to be the son, of a Prince of Wales. The answer was:-. ...
COOLGARDIE CRUSHINGS Coolgardie, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
COOLGARIDIE CRUSHINGS Coolgardie, Dec. 19. 'During the past few days some satisfactory crushings from the Cheapside-Giossmont district have been cleahed up at the Coolgardie State battery: Chas. Nioa heads thde list with the fine return of 106 oz. from' 43 tons. - F. Nioa and A.'. Laidlaw (Vice -Regal lease) had'ano ther efcellent return of 37¢ oz. from 2b0 tbns. -J. Marrett's (Cheapside) 36j oz. from 44j .tons, is another very satisfactory .return. .'From Burbanks.district A. Purdy obtained 34 oz.: from 10 tons. an ave rage of 3 oz. 8 'dwt. per ton.; and 8. Purdy (Belgian- Queen) 21 z.. from 24T tons:. . •Other good returnrs were:-H. Taylor, 14 oz. 13 dwt. from 7 tons; L. Nokes. 22 oz. 68 .dwt. from. 16j tons; E." Hansen (Benjamin Geoirge). 23 oz. 8 dwt. from '25 tons. Some of the cruihings were on the small side' as- iegards tonnage,". but the shows are, in the early pros pecting stage, and may develop well.
IVANHOE GOLD CORPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
IVANHDE GOLD) CORPORATION. The .acting -general manager of the Ivanhoe Gold Cot;oration, Mr. 3As. Drage, ."reports that the vertical boreghole, put down from a point 2B ft. from -the west side of ftne shaft il. the .west crosscut at the 3620 :ft level. is now down. 277 ft. AtB a depth. of -255 ft. from the collarno-f the hole the bore entered into lodd material which extended.for a' vet tical depth of 11 ft., ;averaging tihe remainder being in dolerite. T4 korehole is being continued.
HANSEL MUNDY (GOONGARRIE). [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
HANSEL MUNDY (GOON GARRIE). Report to November 18:--"No. 1 shaft.--Crosscut west extended 4 ft.; total 63 it.; still in slaty schist, strata settled and much harder, and iChanged to south ;easterly course. Crosscut east extended 28 ft.; total, 34 ft.; several small leaders inter eected 2 in. to 4 in. showing several dwt. in prospects. I am opening out on these between the 19 It. and 24 ft. point to see what improvements will show on the north or possible contact. No. 2 shaft-I have been prospecting large ' formation in Trembath's Gully, and 20 ft.. cast of old underlie shaft, in taking out open-cut found- ine leader, worth from 12 to 15 dwt., but only 2 in. wide. Have sunk on this, and at 25 It,. it is still showing gold in pro spects;_ it may prove to be a new nake of stone in this wide body ofi schist. The attractive feature about this leader is that it is going down vertically. Crossing the angle of the schist strata, which is 45 degrees .a contact is possibi")' -A nett profit of...
REPATRIATION OF SOLDIERS Melbourne, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
iREPATRIATIBi If . SLDtIEIS . Melbourne, Dec. :14. In" the House of Representatives to-day Mr ttodgers moved the ad jourmnunt or the 'ouse to. discuss the repatriation of our soldiers. He said that the `tate Repatriation Cotincil had been working withdut a definite scheme. The voluntary effort was .being siiperseded by a scheme based upon taxation. Every thing was still very indefinite. Odir soldiers were entitled to repatria tion, and -their rights should be established by law, so' that- returned soldiers would not need to wait on the doormat of aany, council. There had been-'a time when money was give'n, freely, for repatriation. pur poses, . but- since, it' had been an nounced thIat taxation was to pro vide the money ·i: voluntary cony tributions stopppd4i yet the War Council were., helpiig soldiers from .a voluntary fund. Some soldiers were satished, and some were not. it would be nehessary before, the new recruiting .scheme was launched that 'a clear and definite. statement .mn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
CLARKE & CO., SHAREBROKERS. ADELAIDE: Unidersal .Buildinigs, Grenfell-street. MELBOURNE: 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.
THE HAYMARKET MURDER Sydney, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
THE HAYMARKET MURIfDE d Sydney, Dec. 20. h At the Central Police Court to e day James Wilson was charged with o the murder of George :Pappageorgi ,f on April 5 at Haymarket. Detective Arthur Leary said that on December 18 accused said he in tended to plead guilty, adding;- "I did it, and I have pluck enouglh to admit it, and take the. pumsah ment. It was wilful and premedi tated murder at that. I wanted his money and I got it. I can thanil the I.W.W. for the trouble I'm in. Curse the I.W.W., they made a criminal of me, and many r others besides." n Elmer Robert `Emerson, who is !r serving a sentence of seven years for forgery and assault, said that on October 17 whilst exeroising in the prison yard, accused referred to e the Haymarket murder, and said : i- "I was in that. .A man by the: nam of Swiss did it. We -went to :-,ob the place. We placed.a ropeabout P- ~apageorgl'as fieok. I .ulled o ae .en id ad Swiss ,the other." . Upon b ' asked by the .co ur :t how he pe d, Wilson, repli...
REPARATION SCHEME Perth, Dec. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
HEPAIATIOH .SCHEME Perth, Dec. 22. Areas in -the Swan district near Warbrook Siding and in the Avon district near Bendering are, under an Executive Council's decision, to be made atvailable under the Land Act, 1898, for selection by djscharg ed soldiers. The areas which ha e been gazetted will be open on Wed nesday, January 3, next, as applic able to locations in the Swan dis trict, and on January 10, as apply ing to areas in the Avon distrtB. Applications mnut be lodged at the local Land Ofice for the district in which the land is situated, i.e., the -Perth and Beverley districts re.m spectivel mu
FLOODS IN TASMANIA Launceston, Dec. 21. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
FLOODS IN TASMANIA Launceston, Dec. 21l The exceedingly heavy rains which fell on Tuesday night and all day Wednesday were responsible for a flood in the midlands of such dimensions as to completely block rikway and road trafic .betrween the north and south of the island. Them mail train from Launcescon to Hobert got through safely on Wed nesday night, but when the tqfrn came for the night train from Hobart, due at Launceston at 7 a.m. to-day, it was found to be im .popible for it to? pass Tunbridge owing ito the flooded state of the ?ne north of the station. .Jt was hoped to be able to effect a 'tansfer of peassengers, mails, and luggage, and at an early hour this morning a relief train was dispatohed from Launceston but a further investiga •tion disclosed that the line between Ross and Campbelltown was also' seriously affected, while the main road in the vicinity of Ross was also impassable to vehicular traffic. The hope is held by Depar~siential offioers that traffic will be resu...
AUSTRALIAN MINING INDUSTRY RESTRICTIONS ON ENEMY SUBJECTS. Melbourne, Dec. 21. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
AUllTIALIAN WMtINS INDUSTRY RESTRICTIONS ON ENEMY SUBJECTS.. Melbourne, Dec. 21. The War Precautions Regulations have .been issued by the Federal Government, restricting from to-day mining investments by persons other than nteural born British subjects. They .provide that no contract for the purchase or acquisition of any mining or metallurgical company or business, or of any share or interest, shall be entered into by or on be half of a, person other than a natural born British subject, without the consent in writing' of the Federal Attorney-General. Officers of mia ing companies are directed to refuse to register share transfers .unless the regulations have been complied with. Secretaries are empowered to cause any person applying for registration as the proprietor of any share or interest to make a statu tory declaration of birth. It was further set out that no: application for the grant of a min ng lease for the benefit of a person other than a natural born British subject shall...
256TH LIST. WEST AUSTRALIA. KILLED IN ACTIOIN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
256TH LI$T. WEST LU STRALIA. KILLED IN ACTION. Gunner C. A. A. McCann, Nannine; Sapper J. R. Brockley, Bendigo (Vie.), Privates G. A. Armis, Fre mantle; H. Moore, Boulder; M. W. 0. Poxwell England; P. Oupning ham, Boulder ; J. E. Croucher, North Perth; J. W. Hutchinson, West Leederville ; M. Anderson. Jarrahwood, previously reported wounded; B. T. Hill. Bridgetown; S. Woodley, England; T. F. Bawd rey, Ballarat East at (Vic.) ; Sergeant P. Tuckett, Victoria Park. DIED OF WOUNDS. .Private C. H. Bowler, England, whilst prisoner of war, previously re ,ported prisoner of war. MISSING. Privates P. H. Carter, England; W. H. Bonsey, Subiaco; T. Bock, .Boulder; W. N. Bleakley, May `lands. PRISONERS .OF WAR. Privates W. R. Titley, Perth. pre viously reported i ; J. R. Glover, Cape Bridgewter (Vic.), previously repearted missing; Sergt. L. Ramshaw, Geraldton, previously reported missing; Privates T. Mor ley, Ireland, previously reported missing L. G. Masters, Gin Gin, previously reported missi...
EDNA QUEEN NO. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
EDNA QUEEN NO. 1. Report to November 25.- No. 3 shaft, .61 ft. level, drive W., off crosscut, advanced another 5 ft; no improvemenit in value ; total, 15 ft. No. 4 shaft, 76-ft. level, W. drive,. advance another 3 ft. 6 in.; total, 16 ft` 6 in.; from end of this drive crosscuti S. 5 it. 6 in. in I country. Drive E. advanced another 17 ft.; total 10 ft. No. 9 shaft was sunk anotler 6 ft. 6 in.; total, 46 ft. At this depth we out a landing plot on the north end 4 fit. x 4 ft: 8 in., and stopped further sinking for the present. Started putting down another prospecting shaft between No. 9 and No. 5, now down sft. No. 6 shaft cleaned out, and picked up old drive W. to 27 ft., drove in' another 10 ft. on a quartz leader 5 in. wide, going from, 5 to 15 dw?t. per ton. This level is 46 ft. from' the surface; total length of W. drive, 37 ft.
PROGRESS REPORTS. GOLDEN POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
PROGRESS REPORTS. GOLDiN POINT. Prince, Comet Vale,--"Sinking main sidaft. Could not let on. contraoet again, distance too short; now sink ing on wages. Sunk 10 £t. for week, I and timbered 7 ft., which is im-1 provement on contract party, whol managed only 7 ft., kithout timber ing. t Quartz vein formerly reported in south-west corner did not M?ess ishat; cannot. meet with it again ' until completion of sinking opera-j tions, and opening out on east and west reefs. If work runs emoothly on to Christmas holidays, should reach 150 ft. level, and then only ha-vd suamp to sink. Will then b ein a position to prospect both reefs frorm shalt at 150 ft. level, by cross cutting Mst and west for a distance of 25 or. 30 $., and have chance of picking up a payable aboot of gold i in either vein."
THE GREAT FINGALL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
THE OREAT rINGALL. The Great Pingall treated 3872 tons of ore for a yield valued at £7488. Working expenses amount ed to £7132, leaving e surplus of £356. !1he following is 0 Summary of the Ptjr ms for the past seven months: 1916. Tens. Rev. Exp: Pro. r.. .... 8.576 2443 5876 - ay ...-...... 3880 8 805 8635 mune.. ...... 4389 7040 6635 405 July ...... .. 4260 73?87 8674 523 Aug. ... .. 3o710 8339 7302 957 Sept. ..... .. 4910 •7760 6876 882_ Ot. . ........ 3816 7425 8862 563 'Nov. ....... 38"72 7488 7132 3561