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MUNGARI CITIZEN FORCE CAMP [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
MUic.ARI CITIzN f sRCE CAMPU Monday and Tuesday at the Mun gari Citizen Force- Camp were occu pied by a general revision of the work done since the commencement of the camp some 15 days ago. On Tuesday afternoon, competitive tests were held between the three com panies in camp, A, B, and C, and resulted as under: EXTENDED ORDER DRILL. A Company, 92 pts., 1; B Com pany, 91 pta., 2; 0 Company, 88 pts. 3. MINIATURE RANGE RIFLE TEAMS. E Company, 129 pta., 1 (top score, L.-Corpl. Carter, 20 pts., possible); A Company, 122 pts., 2 (top score, Pt&lt;,. Gunnell, 18 pt.) ; Signallers anil Machine Gun Sertion, 112 pte., 3 (top score, Pte. King, 19 pts.); d Company, 106 pts., 4 (top score, Pte. Ryan, 89 pts.). RELAY RACE (Message Carrying). Teams of 20. B Company, 1; C Company, 2; A Company, 3. RIFLE EXERCISES. Teams of 12 men and the N.C.O. BCompany, No. 1 Team, 94 pts., 1; C Company, No. 2 Team, 93 pta., 2; A Company, No. 2 Teamn B Com pany, No. 2 Team, B Company, No. 3 Team equal, 9...
FIRE BRIGADES BILL REJOINDER TO MR. CONNOLLY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
fllt BU lCACES Bill REJOINDER TO MR. CONNOLLY. The attention of Mr. C. E. Eccles, in his capacity of secretary to the conference of Goldfields Local Bodies was directed to a report of an interview appearing in the columns of the "Kalgoorlie Miner," in which the Honorary Min ister (Mr. Connolly) referred to a letter he bad received from Mr. Eccles on the subject of Mr Con nolly's speech on the second reading of the Fire Brigades Bill in the Legislative Assembly. Mr. Eccles said that the Honorary Minister's remarks in the interview were couched in the same language as that employed by Mr. Connolly in replying to a letter to the confer ence's comments. Mr. Eccles said that this letter must necessarily be dealt with by the conference itself, I but as that body. would not meet for a considerable time in conse quence of the Christmas recess, he could not forbear from personally commenting on one or two points of Mr. Connolly's reply. The at-I tention of one of the local bodies in the conf...
LONDON METAL EXCHANGE. Melbourne, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
LONDON MElTAL EXCHANGE. MIelbourne, Peo. 20. The Alutralian - Met' E·x change Vesporb, London Meta Exohaan I axiiddl,_ quotations of deqemlber 9i f llo'aa4-o opper, etandard, spot, 1#2 5 per ton; do., S months 18 5!j oop or electrolytic,2 1 ; , so, foreign, spot /:d fpinward, £89 10/; sgpelter~ ;, . iý5/; d o.: forwyd, o 10/'; nos sidar . spot$ £18 12/6; do:, bp . , £184 1Q6.; slver, Stand. s/o 13-16 per oz,
RED CROSS SOCIETY, KALGOORLIE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
RED C0 S$S SOCIETY, KALCOSRLIE i Garments ready for despatch:--80 pyjama suits, 50 pairs pants, 80 day. shirts, 80 undershirts, 10 crochet Cardigan vests; 120 pairs socks, 10 do. bedsocks, 20 mufflers, 200 hand kerchiefs; "150 washers, 160 pillow. slips, 40 flannel hinders. Donations.' - Old linen Mrs.j Faulls, Beria; case of smokes and other comforts from residents of Linden; pair socks, Mrs. Law ; quan tity of smokes, paper, soap, etc., re jult of evening gathering at Sou. them Cross. The sum pf 3/9 sent in by George! Enderby, along with some packets of cigareties, will be handed to the Coo-ee Club to help to pay postage on parcels to the mnen in the trenchea, inastead. of being sent to the Tobacoq Fund. In future any umoney coming in with trepgl com forts will be used for` postage, if uc desary, t ,p is ecancely fair to expect the Jldles who Are ooitfiu ally sendizg of parcels to the direr nft 3bt alh6ns ti pay all the postage 0t of their own pockets. iowever -'illing they a t it...
NORSEMAN. Norseman, Dec. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
N0RSEMA . 4-~ Norseman, Dec. 22. The O.K. tributers (Matthiessen Bros. and J. C. Williams) have cleaned up a parcel of 91 tons at Messrs. Rawlings, Bullen, and Rum ble's battery for a yield over the plates of 113 oz. 6 dwt. This repre sents a decrease of about 10 dwt. per ton on the previous crushing, but ps the reef has improved in size the results to the party are equally satisfactory. State Battery Crushings. Hill and Johnson (P.A. 755), 25a Eons for 144 oz. 1 dwt; average. 5 ps. 14 dwt. A. Donaldson (the Crown G.M.) 13 tons for 205 oz.; average, 6 oz. B wt. gr. . Motherston (P.A. 568), 13 tons for 14 os. 4 dwt.; average, 1 oz. I dw. 90 gr. Ashton and Davis (Viking tribu ters), 71 tons for 9 oz.; average, I bz. 8 dwt. 4 gr. 3. Martin (P.A. 564), 321 tons for 13 oz.; average, 7 dwt. 2 gr. The excellent returns from Messrs. Hiilj and Johnson's prospecting area and A. Donaldson's lease were ob tained within a stone's throw of the State batey itself from adjoining properties. The ree...
EDNA MAY G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
EDNA MAY G.M. Repori for week ended December 16, 1918 : Open Out.-Ore values, 8 dwt. per ton. 150 fl. Level.-Stope I advanced in hanging wail side of lode to 70 l4.. south-west of No. 3 rise; value over 8 ft., 11 dwt. per ton. Stope J cutiting from No. 2 rise; value over 9 ft., 20 dwt. Crosscut north to 91 ft. in country. 225 ft. Level.-No. 8 stope north advanced on foolºwall side of lode to 88 ft. south-west of No. 8 rise; value over 12 ft., 15 dwt. per ton. No. 7 stope south cut through to No: 2 rise; yalue over 11 ft. 40 dwit. per ton. No. 9 stope south advanc ed in foolwall side of lode to 43 ft. east of No. 2 rise; value over 11 ft., 85 dwt. per ton. Stope on No. 2 reef advanced to 24 ft. from No. 1 rise ; value over 5 ft, 7 dwt, per ton. 300 ft. Level.-C stope advanced in hanging wall side of lode to 42 ft. north-east from No. 1 rise value over 20 ft., 23 dwb. per ton. O stope off No. 2 rise cutting across lode; value over 13 ft. 28 dwt. per ton. North crosseut advanced to 87 ...
IVANHOE GOLD CORPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
·-.: 1 ,, oJ ? '?e acting manager of the Ivan hoe Gold Corporation reports: "The vertical borehole from the 3620 ft. level is now down 308 ft. At a point 278 ft. down we passed through 12 in. of lode material, as sayng 34/, also for a distance of 8 t, commencing at 287 ft., we cut through lode material averaging 16/11. The porphyry was entered into at a depth of 288 ft. from the collar of the hole. The borehole is being continued.."
COASTAL SPORTING ITEMS. Perth, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
COASTAL SPORTING tTEMS. Perth, Dec. 19. Semi '31ue. w4a withdrawn from the Perth Cup at 9.15 this morning. This sc~rtching came rather as a. surprise, :ea final .payments, for the race. were only made yesterday af ternoon.; t.. It s said, however, that Mr. E. W. Hooking, who 'owns Semi Blue, and is also part owner og Lucky Escape, was disappointed with the latter'" running in the .felmonit Park St-akes on Saturday, and consequently' aeccepted for Semi Blue. It is understood, howev r, that Lucky Escape .went well optn a tra&k this morning and thaI, . Hockin ::therefore- decided to ? ?iet~rf ectr~h ?e:aj~r.?:-?.-.
SEQUEL TO A RAID [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
IEQUEL TO A,. ; William Griffen made his appear-1 ance before Mr. W. A. G. Walter JL.M., at the Kalgoorlie Police Court on Monday on rtwo charges arising out of the destruction of Greek shops on the night of the 9th inst. The first charge was that on the morning of-the loth inst. he was on the premises of S. .Black, Hannan-street, for an unlawful pur pose ,to wit ,to steal, and the sec ond was that he was in unlawful possession of three tins of tobacco, three packets of cigarettes, and one .pipe. The prosecution was con ducted By Detective-Sergeant Dempsey. Plainclothes Constable ClearyI stated that shortly after midnight on Saturday, the 9th inst., he saw the accused within the door of Black's shop, where lie was appar Sently arrangng a? quantity of stuff in a box. Accused offered 4 lb. of butt-r that he helti in his hand to a woman, who refused to take it. Accused was arrested and searched in the shop, the cigarettes, tobacco, and pipe the subject matter of the sert.nd charge, bei...
NORSEMAN PATRIOTIC FUND Norseman, Dec. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
NORSEMAN :PAtRIOTIC FUND Norseman, Dec. 13. The usual monthly meeting of the. SPatriotic Fund Committee was held on Saturday, 9th inst. when Mr.' J. V. W. Mather$ presided, and there were also present :-Messrs. F. A. Chettle, F. W. Campbell, J. M. O'Neill, W. T. Williams, Dr. Hodge, and the hon. secretary, Mr. P. J.. David. Receipts for the mnonth were as follow:-W. Hanthorne's town lists, £4 18/6; Mararoara lists, £15 18/; Viking lists, £8 8/; Crown tributers' lists,£4 15/; R. J. Johns' employees' lists, £1 5/; H. Baker's lists, £1 8/; donation, Dodero Philippo (for local Red Cross), £5; proceeds of raffle1 per Petersen Bros., £1 13/;. total, £43 5/6. Accounts passed for pay ment, £2 8/. At the conclusion of the ordinary business, Mr. _Mathers formally in troduced the new chairman, Mr. J.. R. Scholey (mayor-elect), and ex pressed the hope that the work of the committee would continue to be successful. Several of. the i. em bers voiced their regret at the loss of Mr. Mathers as chai...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
SPORTING NOTES. The racehors, MacKnight,. by Persian ,Knight, from Macaroon, by Musketoon, -who was held on lease by Mr. J. C. Bailie, from Mr. P. .Bolger, died on Sunday night from a severe attaek cof influenza. Mac Knight had only competed in a fewj ;raes (all at goldfields meetings), and gavy promise of turning out fairly useful. Mr. Ba' .brought tne horse in from the-p ck only a few months- ago, and had him looking very nice just prior to his illness, and was unfortunate in loR ing him so quickly. MacKnight cost Mr. Bolger 160 guineas as a yearling.
WHIPPET RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
WWVIPEt hACIEG. There was a Lfair attendance n -the Eastern Goldgelds W ippet QGrouand last evening to witness the 235th Club Handicap, of 160 yards. The racing throughout the might was good, but the final was won rather easily by Brainless, on the 1i1 yards mark. TWhe final resulted as fol !lows: Brainless, 12 yds. .....I. Captain Leane, 10 yds.... 2 Prince Bardolph, lS :yds. 2 Double Fortune, 9·hyds. . 4. Won by a length. Time, 09 7-16 8eC,
TROTTING. W.A. ASSOCIATION MEETING. Perth, Dec. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
THOTTINGu W.A. ASSOCIATION •MEETING. Perh, Dec.. -7. A trotting meeting was held '6n the East Perth track. on Saturday night. The following were the re sults : THIRD DIVISION. One mile and a quarter. Winnie Patch, 35 yds. bhd. (Boag) I Etrah, 75 yds. hhd. (Michael) ... 2 Little Hilton, 130 yds. bhd. (Fraser) ... ...... ...... 3 Nineteen others started. Betting: 4 to 1 agst Captain Tracey, 8 to 1 the winner. Won by five lengths. Time, min. 38& see. TROTTERS' HANDICAP. One mile and a half. Lord Denman, 90 yds. bhd. (Betts) 1 Fancy Work 35 yds. bhd. (May nard) ...... ... . .. - .. . .. Rocks Pride, 185 yds. bhd. (Clay ton). .................... PDead heat for second place. Fourteen others started. Betting: 10 to I agst Lord Den man. Won by seven lengths. Time, 4 min. 4 sec. SECOND DIVISION. One mile and a quarter. Lady Medlow, ser. (Thomas'... 1 New Toy 105 yds. bhd. (Foland) 2 Goldwood, 85 yds. bhd. (Mc donald) .................. 3 Fifteen others started. Betting: 13 to 1 agst...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
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AUSTRALIAN COMFORTS FUND Melbourne, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
AUSTSuMIA COMFORTS RND Melbourne, Dec. 19. M?. Buddeni cables urgently for a lump stm of £tOd and an addi tional £1500 per fortnight to en able him to tide over the heavy re quirements on the western front during the .winter . months. "To, what extent could you contribute ?" .Buch is the cable message received by the Lady Mayoross Patriotic Lea4ue, and .. ady Hennessey callea a special meeting of the. committee to consider to what exterit help couild be ?ent ' The cable message applies. to the branch of the Aus traliahn ,Comforts Find in each Stite. The abbe .ieagie tepresents the Vic torian division. Thie committee sde-, cided to cable lbs ,as the"Victorian portiobi of. the sum required for the use 1i thge fghting men on the" west ersi frowat' with the promise of 4&IO pei month to.help in providing com forts for .the d4luring the winter months. ' . Ir. Budde lis the Australian Com forts Commissioner.
VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Melbourne, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
VICTIHAl- PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Me?bourne, Dec. 19. In the Legislative Assembly, the Land Tax Amendment Bill, provid ?g fn r a. tax of halfpenny in th £ : payable next year, on all land wnere. the total unimproved value of al. the land or lands: of any. owner exceeds 425O, passed all stages. The Premier said that at the Pre miers' .Conference lst week. Mr. Poynton,the Federal Treasurer, had pledged himself to see that a con ference of taxation officers was called early in the new year. The conferebce would draw up a scheme for the combination of the- tate and Federal Taxation Departments. The Prime Minister had said he 'would bling the taxation collabtration scheme up- in. the Federal House early next year.
FEDERAL MORATORIUM Melbourne, Dec. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
FEDERAL !PRRTURIUN Melbourne, Dec. 4. Amendments of the General Mora torium Regulations were-gazetted to-. day. They provide in certain cases for relief in regard to the payment of rent, if, in consequence ,of the. war, restrictions are placed upon the marketing of any produce, 'and I~e producer is thereby rendered unable to meet any paymaent of rent falling due. The right of ' the lessor. to recover the vrent or possession of the land -is postponed until the producer has received the proceeds of his produce. In such cases of postpone-: ment of payment of rent, interest at the rate of five per cenit. may be eharged by the lessor. A further amendment examples the repayment of loans granted by a registered building society. from the moratorium. .
BERNSTOREE AND HARDEN [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
BERNSTORIF? AND }RARDEh . SGorge "VOn .Skl, of New York,,. one oft those , active in German in terests, was 'so sure that Captaipt"' von Paoen would be' able to deliver"' t..,letter safely for him that, he. 'wiote, on iecemoer 15, -191., tou.. Herr ;,axinhlian Harden at Bierlin: My . dear Mr. Harden,--As I dnance to have a. uniqu'e and abso lutely safe onnortunity, I must tell. .you something which I have had iin my mind for a long while, but. which I could not entrust to the ' post, as many of my letters have been taken en route. About a year ago 1 told you that. you should not hold too .high an.' opinion of Count B. I must now tell youthat ie has. done splendid work here. In the most difficult situations he has shown tact, skill, and energy be yond anything that we had expect ed of him, - Anyone who knows the I tvoe of people who. are in power Ihere cannot fail unreservedly to ad 'mit and admire his activities. He i well deserves a kind 'word once in I a way. particularly as there...