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EDNA MAY DEEP LEVELS Melbourne, Dec. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
EBlNA MAY I EEP LEYVtS Melbourne, Dec. 23. The following "telegram has been received from the 'mine manager of thbe Edna May Deep Levels Co.: "fMain drive advanced 5 ft., total 134" ft.; value 201. ,Main -shaft squar ed to 12 ft. below level; no. water. Stripped back of drive;north -of rise, 10 ft.; putting timber in to continue rise. Other facess up change. XMen leave work to-day ; hope to. resume Wednesday. 2- _' ?- ='- . . . ... .
STREET FIGHT SEQUEL Adelaide, Dec. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
STREET IEGHT SEQUEL , Adelaide, Dec. 18. The City Coroner, Dr.. Ramsay: mith, to-day concluded the inquest regarding the death of Mrs. Evain' Lewis, which occurred after an al leged street fight with: Mrs. Bertha Terrace in A :aide on December 6. Evidence was given by a police constable that, on the night in ques tion, he saw a woman lying. across a bed .in a house fi Eliza-street. The front of her dress was saturated iun bood. - She' appeared to be in a seml-conscious condition, and was removed to the Adelaide Hospital. It had faik-d -to Efnd ar, I-: .. I::·-irrnt, WA: a ve Layej 1w iz;Jury. When he a.;rested Mrs: Ter race, she -remarked: "I have noth= ing to say." . The'Coroner said that deceased. according to medical evidence, died from a wound.. affecting the, heart Beside that injury, which -was- fatal, there were two others through the skin, but the latter did not contri bute. to the woman's death. The: heart wound was such as could have bcee made only by an instrument a certa...
CLERGYMAN'S DEATH Perth, Dec. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
CLERGYMAN'S EAT H Perth, Dec. 18. 'The peculiar. circumstatices sur rounding, the death last week of-the Rev. J. B. Conway, a Catholic p: iest; was ventilated at -the coro-. ner's a?ouiry" to-day. Dr. H. W. Ward, who conducted the post-mortem examination on the' tdepeased's body, said the bullet had passed. through the brain. James Olin, hall pQter at the Es planade Hotel, stated that on De-; .camber 4 deceased arrived fromn Ade laide. Witness saw him on the three fdollowing days at, the hotel., On the '7th. deceased' asked for his'account, and inqtiired what time the. next Itiain left for Midland Juinction; He j,paid his billand"'eft.. - HeMreturned to the premises late on the 8th,. and left again on the following'day about i 6.40 ai., stating he was going to Ge.r ,ldton. Frances Bernhardt, pf the Impe Ir.iaI Hotel, gave evidence that on.the morning of Wednesday last a man iii -glerical attire booked a -room at the hotel. His actions were very peculiar:. He wrote out something 'whi...
FEMALE VAGRANTS Adelaide, Dec. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
FEMALE VACRANTS Adelaide, Dec. 22. A sordid story regarding the pitiful careers of two girls was told at the Adelaide Police Court, to day. A touch of pathos was intro duced when the mother of one of the girls fainted in the Court. Ivy Hutchens, a girl of eighteen denied having insufficient lawful means of support. Police-woman Annie Rose gave evidence that during the past six months defendant had done little work and had been frequently in the streets late at night, in the com pany of undesirable men. Her mother had reported to the authori ties that she had been away from home four nights 'in one week in ,July last. When questioned by wit ness, the girl said she had slept at various coffee palaces, boarding houses, and other places. It was further reported by the police that the defendant was in the company of two oonvie. thieves a?b one o'clock on Thursday morning last. In reply to questions, she said they were trying to get a bed for the night, and one of the men re marked that t...
PERTH TRAMWAY TROUBLE Perth, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
PERTH TRAMWAY TAQUBLE Perth, Dec. 20. The tramway tro'uble has been ended for the time being. Shortly after one o'clook this morning a meeting of. the Itramway employees was held in the Trades Hall, and after lengthy deliberation, the men decided to accept the recommenda 'tdon of the executive that they sbould reiain at work, in considera iton of the fact that the Railway :Conmuissioner had agreed thaut the quesaton of wages, probaehonary period, and "ten hours" between ,shit, shoaidd be aubmaitted to t1
THE TOTTENHAM MURDER Bathurst (N.S.W.), Dec. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
THE TUOTTEHAM MURDER Bathurst (N.S.W.), Dec. 22. Frank Franz (28), married, and Roland Kennedy (20), single, two members of the I.W.W., convicted in connection with the murder of Constable Duncan, at Tottenham, were simultaneously banged in Bathurst Gaol this morning. The execution passed off without unusual incident. The two men were led from the condemned cell at 9 a'.m., and walk ed to the scaffold. Kennedy smiled Franz seemed more solemn. Neiher made any statement. Kennedy merely remarked: "Good bye,boys." Death was instantaneous. It was reported that a number of I.W.W. men came to town yester day, but nothing unusual happened, beyond the circulation of some literature.
VICTORIAN SPORTING ITEMS. Melbourne, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
VIOTORIAN SPORTING ITEMS. Melbourne, Dec. 19. After lingering for over a fort night with an injured spine Donald Williamson, a jockey, died in the Ballarat Hospital to-night. He was riding Watuwarri in the Hurdle Race at the Burrumbeet races, when the horse blundered at. the sec ond hurdle and fell. The new presidents of the Board of Trade and. Board of Education, Sir Albert Stanley and Mr. Her bert Fisher, respectively, will be candidates to take their seats in the House of Commons (says a London cablegram). The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Craig, of the Royal Hotel, Coolgar die, will regret to learn that a message has been received from -ti.e military authorities that their son, Leyland, has been posted as missing. The young soldier was reared on the Coolgardie goldfield, and h6pes are entertained that he will soon be heard from again.
STATE FISH SUPPLY Perth, Dec. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
STATE FISH SUPPLY Perth, Dec. 22. Mr. Cornell, M.L.C., Mr. S. Mun sie and Mr. A. E. Green, M's.L.A. headed a deputation to the Colonial Secretary yesterday, and presented a petition of the Eastern Goldfields A.L.F., containing over a thousand signatures from the Kalgoorlie and Boulder district, against the closing of the State fish shops at those cen tres. .The deputation added their argument to the prayer of the peti tion and pointed out that since the inauguration of the State fish shops, a great number of goldfieds people have availed themselves of an abun dant supply, who previously regard ed a fish diet as an occasional l lux ury. The fish Sortwaided by the Fisheries Department was well packed, and cases of ptomaine poi scning were unknown from the State fish supply, whereas previous ly many people on the fields were diffident about eatng fish, in the summer time particularly. The price of fish had been also lowered, and private competitors had also to fall into line in the sup...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
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EXTRAVAGANCE AND NEW TAXATION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
EXTRAVAGANCE AND NEW TAXATION. On February 24. 1915, Mr. Frank Wilson, who was then l.rader of the Opposition, speaking on the Public Entertainments Taxation Bill, intro duced by the Scaddan Government, said :-- "So tar as I am concerned, I an not in favour 'of imposing in creased taxation unocil such time s the Government shall have shown somne strong determination ..to exercise that due economy which the 'country is enniitled to expect at their hands." (Mr. .,Bolton interjected: "Reduction of wvages and salaries.")' Mr. Wilson replied.: "Be it what it may. Economy musit be exercised. Economy has been laid down as the fundamental policy, not onlyi of the Liberal' Government but of n.y friends opposite." - That statement was made less than t--o years ago. The gentleman who made it has been Treasurer for nearly five months. What has he done to effe"b economy? He re duced fertiliser freights to a price.4 which means running at a.loss and he has also abolshed' terminal charges, amounti...
FEDERAL POLITICAL SITUATION Melbourne, Dec. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
FEOEHAL' P0lllGCAL SITUATION Mrelbourne, Dec. 24. The Prime Minister, although away from town for the holidays, is within easy distance and may pos sibly return for the. day on Tuesday. or Wednesday.... Asked before. leaving if. he ha anything further to say about his reply to the invitation to attend the Imperial Oonference bie replied in the negative; and ?nothing of a positive nature with regard to his answer can9 be; Mscertained. Should Mr. Hu?hes, however, ble desirous of leaving Australia before Parlia ment reassembles, . very important arrangements will necessarily have to be ?iade. " Present indications. point to. the Senate election taking place in Muy4 and an early decision in such a, case will have to be ar-, rived at between the Ministerial party tntL he- Liberal Opposition with regard to the selection of can didates. The following list .shows the' parties ~ t which the retiring 18 Senators,". belong : New -South Wales.-:Two Liberals, one Labour Caucus. ViWetorda-Three L...
FIRE BRIGADE BILL Perth, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
. ill BRIGADE BILL Perth, Dec. 20. Referring to a letter received by hint from the conference of god fields local bodies on the subjeot of his speech when moving the second reading of the Fire Br gadeBill, the Honboary Minister, Dlr. Connol ly, stated to a press.iinterviewer to day --"I have received this amazing epistle froma.the Towis n Clerk of. Kal godrlie. ' d I rieeived any inti mnation, of the feeat 'of a conference having passed a'resolutiozi endorsln the. provisions of the bill, I would -onclude that to e)al for the wel tare of local bodies. wa1 genuine; but the letter under' reviemi. serves ordly to show that at least some members of the conference lose sight of its main t urpoee--the bet terment of 'civic adzmi?biration an3_d simply steceed in' making a nmourtain out of a molehill. It is obvip's sto any lf-year ld child that. the annial valuations of the gold fields districts concerned cabnot be £23,000; andd it is equally obvious that £230,000 was converted into £23,000 ...
DEATH SENTENCE COMMUTED Melbourne, Dec. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
DEATH SENTENCE COMMUTED Melbourne, Dec. 18. SThe State Executive Council to day commuted to imprisonment for. seven years the se. ence of death passed by Mr. Justice Hodges on Michael'.Cook on November 21 for criminal assault on a young woman,. aged 18 yeavr, in the Botanical Gardens on October 31. Priinted ard b,.ibishied I, ' .. ,. Hocking, for the proprietors Hocking antl Co., 'Ltd.. iat. It,. Printing Ofices. Hannan-street. Kalgoorlie,. and Burt-street, Bouk der. • -. " 2 ' , . ? . . .,
ADELAIDE SHAREBROKER'S DEATH Adelaide, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
ADELAIDE SHAREBROKER'S DEATHI Adelaide, )Dec. 20,. Last night a bundle of clothes was found on. the beach at Brighton, but no trace of the: owner could be ascertained. .Early this morning, however, a police constable who was patrolling the shore discovered the body of Mr John Roach, a well known Adelaide sharebroker. - The. corpse had evidently been washed ashore during the rn.ght. Deceased, who h?s left a widow anid three daughters,was 60 years of age. He was widely esteemed, .in business circles, and at a meeting of the Adelaide Stock.Exchange to day reference was made to the de ceased. He was one of the earliest members of the organisation. Out of respect to his memory, the meet ing adjourned for a brief period. ~L~III!
AUSTRALIAN LABOUR FEDERATION Perth, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
AUSTRALIAN L1fD08 F!fEhATION 0Pierth, Dec. 20. nThlt Se aexecutive ef'the AL. . decided at a mnetng held a .fort ghat ag3 o that Miless t b) Metropoli tan Council expelled th Austanian Society . Engiers within, efor teen days, ,tile coucilr.- ailiation Wit th e executive -wotdd , be cn celled. The spec?ied tiime expired on Monday, and the Metropolitan Council having taken no steps to comply with the. wishes of the exe cutive, the litter boy has carried out its threat and has concelled the councils a5iliiton. Mr. A. E. Green, M.LA., who is aotiig as the secrebtaq of the Met roplitan Co? cil during Mr. Cor ell' absence in the Eastern States, stated iuo-day that whilst the action taken by the state executive had been ostensibly: on account of the failure, of the Metropolian Council to dee- e~etively with dif ferences between. the two separate societies of engineera, he wh a strongly of the epinion, that con scriptionist 'feeling . was responsible for the a ctio ,o the executive. The St...
CONSCRIPTION IN NEW ZEALAND Wellington, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
CONSCRIPTIN IIN NEW ZEALAND Wellington, Dec. 19. The '"Maorilaad Worker" ,.offica was raided by the police. to-day,who seized a quantity of literature re lating to conscription. James Thomi, a well-known socialist, was arrested on a charge of making utterances min contravention of ?the War Precau tions Act. At. Christshuroh Fred :Oooke, a prominent soeialist, was sent+ehoed to 12 months' imprisonrent for. x presu?ng . a edi =u intation..
PROBATES AND ADMINISTRATIONS Perth, Dec. 21. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
PROBATES AND ADMINISTRATIONS &nbsp; &nbsp; Perth, Dec. 21. The following probates were granted during ,the past week: Probates. Sidney Billing, late of Kalgoolie, to Blanche Jane Bonns, £228. Arthur Levetus, late of North Perth, to Winifred Levetus, amount not stated. Arnold Holmes, late of Clare mont, to Joseph Henry. : Holmes, £75. Lucy Pries, late of Busselton, to Edward- Heinrich Pries, £248. Thomas Wilkins, late of. Midland Junction, tot orace Joseph Jat Wilks , WUkins, .Stanley Iham ui 'ns, and i'elen Elizabeth Wilk ins, £2859. Stephen Henry Robson, late o Geraldton, to Williai Robson, £si, David Alexander Main, late of Fremantle, to. Grace Alioe Smith, £32. Marie Jane For, sometimes alil ed: Jane Marie Fox: also known as Jane Ross, to James MMalialy, £56. Mabel Collins; late of Northam,. to Mildred .Williams, £4t. Probate Resealed. Laurenqe Shanahan, late: of ' Buckley-street, Footscray, Victoria, to William Shanahan and Mary Shanahan, £587. tLetters of Admini...
EDNA MAY G.M. CO. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
EDNIA MAY G.M. CO. H'-' `ALF-YEARLY MEETING. 'The half-yearly meeting of share %olders in the Edna May Gold Min diug: o. -was held to-day, Mr. F. C. Tricks. presiding. - The chairman said that the half year had' been as prosperous as any o~ its predecessors,. despite the. fact that the costs of mining had ma frialrly increased as a sequence to way conditions, coupled with heavy 4ipenditure in pumping and other S-aavoidable troubles.- As the mine id really been draining the whole eld;, the. board= had communicated wthi other companies benefited by the' Edna May pumping, with the requiest that they should contribute .proportionately to the expense of *uphi drainage. At present, negotia tions were only in an initiative ,atWr, but the board hoped that tae amount of drainage dues might be settled amicably. Preliunminary negotiations revealed that some of the parties, interested recognised the justice of the company's re quest. The mine equipment was Sow practi ly complete, and the Swoujd...
MATRIMONIAL PROMISES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
MATRIMONIAL PROMISES. The marriage question is one of such general interest--especially at a time when Germany is reputed to be considering the advisability of compulsory weddings, to make good her war-wastage as speedily as pos sible--that it comes almost as a shock to record an "action for breach.". Such cases are wondrous. rare in Western Australia, where the female section of the populati has the advantage of being in the minority; and thus has a popition in which, by judicious coinbination, it could really control the matrimto nial market. Anyhow, if it be .not always true that "BaWkis is willin'," he might be made willing or more willing to respond "I will" before the matrimonial altar;, by a bachelor tax. During a recent cause celeibre in Perth, the question was raised en passant as to whether an eligible i "doing his bit" more legitimately by marrying or "recruiting him sell" In the Kaiser's realms there is no option about the latter course. and it seems likely that there wi...
COASTAL SPORTING ITEMS. Perth, Dec. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
COASTAL SPORTING ITEMS. Perth, Dec. 24. The owner of Yandil states he may nut be starting in the Cup, though he will run in the Railway Stakes and Grandstand Stakes. The following are the probable starters and riders in the Perth Cup :-Mistico (Brennan), Chief ec retary- (Barden), Irish Knight (Ste hens), Minever (Oracknell), Lucky Escape (Youn). Devil's March (An drfvs. Yaadil (doubuul), Cocatea VO'Rezily)k Bardeur (Hopwood), La George (acPherson Irish Comedy Chandler), Tardy laylor). Floraºbel (?egan), inalia ('Rourke), Crown Thistle (Spooner), Sir Rhubarb (Mc Kenna), Keer Weer (Pressley), Chil lamun (Watts). Mr. D. E. Grant on Friday night refused an offer of £3000 by Mr. S. P. Mackay for Aistico. After running in the Tuumpers' Flat Race on Saturday, Voltone and Fred Bluett pulled up very lame, while Galva was badly galloped on in the W.A.T.C. Plate. Onehunga has been rehandicarpped for the Trotting Cup to 70 yards behind. Mr. Lannin was fined £20 for late scratching of The Nut i...