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THE COAL QUESTION Melbourne, Dec. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
THE COAL QUESTION Melbourne, Dec. 2. SMr. Hughes to-day stated subse quently that it was obvious that s until the supplies of coal againi i reached normal dimensions,-the res trictions forbidding the use of coal or the supply of electric power to any but national industries could not" 1 be entirely lifted. The position I would be reconsidered from time to 1 time, however. i M Melbourne, Dec. Li The Paymaster in Chief of the I Navy Department Mr. Treacy, said that the Navy bepartment would continue to control the coal stocks of the Commonwealth in order to prevent chaos when the additional supplies were made available for in- I dustrial purposes other than those specified. The Navy Department will take charge of any coal that is cut in the mines immediately it is brought to the surface. Arrangements were being made yesterday for the removal of the 30,000 tons of coal at grass at Newcastle, and when the whole of this is available the situa tion will' be eased so far as trans ports are...
ALLEGED INCITING TO MURDER Broken Hill, Nov. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
ALLEGED INCITINC TO MURDER .Broken Hill, Nov. 30. At thle Quarter Sessions to-day, Ibefore Judge Bevan, William Dig gory Barnett the secretary of the A.M.A., an as such the publisher of the "Barrier Truth" newspaper, was arraigned on a charge that he did, at Broken Hill, on August 1, 1916, encourage and endeavour to persuade certain persons whose names are unknown, to murder cer tain other persons, to wit, the senior officials of the mines. The accused pleaded not guilty. The alleged offence was based on a leading article. In reply to Judge Bevan, the ac cused said he did not know who Swrote the repudiation of the article which had appeared, or who wrote th article of August 1. Mfr. Mason, for the Crown, said the accused had sworn that lie had nothing to do with the article in a direet manner. "I don't think I shall carry the case any further," he concluded. After further discussion, the jury, without having left the box,brought in a verdict of not guilty. A message from our Perth c...
TASMANIAN TAXATION INCREASES EXPECTED. Hobart, Nov. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
TASMANIAN TAXAT .. INCRfEASES EXPECTED: Hobart, Nov. 20. The -Treasurer in the Housse of Assembly to-day brought down? ?th new -taxation proposalf of the Gov. ernment. : From probate 'duties, x-. cluding soldiers' estates up to £3000? he ' estimated £2000 additional totalisatpr tax, £8000 amusemen " ' tax, £6000, which would be collest - ed by the State- also `foi the .-Fedq-7" eraP Government; Tattersall's ezi . tra p5rize tax and tax on tie??:.. £6,000.; motor car tax, £5000.
EDNA MAY G.M. PROGRAMME OF DEVELOPMENT WORK. Westonia, Nov. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
- EDNA MAY G.M. PROGRAMME OF DEVELOP MENT WORK. - 'Wetia, Srov. 28s. work is set -don. ?ftor iporfonnamc1 during the next few weeks a the Edna May mine. The recent com pletion of the timbering of the main shaft to the 88s 'ft. level ano the construction of the new plat a.cd a large: eister~ at this level (No. 5) insures a clear run, bar a-. cident., for 'development work .of a most i rtait, character. The plat excavation work on one -ide of the .shaft .only is in 30so ft. from the shat, and.. is close timber ed for ift's by a width of So ft. and a he1lt of 14. ft.. The large new Worthington pump and the Cornish l..ift are now both av ilable for work at this level, and will satik actorily a:6count:- for 23,000 gallons per hour, if necesa?ry. The crosscut is bei'm pushed raidly ahead towards :the principal reef, and is now in o60 ft : The main shaft on the Edna, May passes through greenstone oiuitry almost entirely from the asurface to ,85 ft. ; the next el t. is .th'ougtr an .intrusi...
BULLFINCH PROPRIETARY. SUBSIDENCE AT 310 FT. LEVEL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
BULLFINCH PROPRIETARY. I SUBSIDENCE AT 310 FT. LEVEL. The weakness in the price of Bull inch scrip during the past few days is explained by the ;following re port from the secretary which came to hand yesterday :--"Owing to re cent, excessively, heavy rains -pene trating workings, .a subsidence oc curred on the west side of. the southern series in.. an exhausted stope at the 310 ft. level, affecting two . almost depletedi stopes at the 100 ft. level, This will bring about a . reductioni in mill tonnage two months earlier than expected,. as it would have been necessary to reduce the mill tonnage in January next. The buildings "and plant were not affected .by the subsidence.
ADELAIDE ENTERPRISE. Report to November 10:— [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
ADELAIDE ENTERPRISE. Report to November 10: 'bSnk : main- shift 16 ft. .for fort night, making total 44 ft. from pla:., and- 185 ft. from surface. 'Struck sulphide ground, or seam,, in bore Shole "in north-west corner-of shaft.. When the shaft is down another 6 ft. it should be the-same depth as the foot-wall 'winze, which is down 56 it. . on -the underlay. - Think we, could start to open out at ,that depth, and slhould complete - sinking in a week.'.' • -
PROGRESS REPORTS. THE MARAROA G.M. CO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
PROGRESS IEPORTS. THE MARAI.OA - .M. ,C . The followi?ng telegram was receiv ed from, ihe' mianiager:bf-the aboi.e company yisterday:-~ - * No. 6 Level, North.-Footwa d drive advanced 10 ft., total 727 it.; average width of reef 43 in. The hanging wall is not at present ex pbsed; average value 50/. Hardy-Norseman Lease'. No. 2 Level Sotith.--No: 2 ,winze has been advanced 15 ft., total. 21 if. ; average width of reef 59 in.; average value 15/. Commenced in ternmediato drives at 35 It. 'North intermediate -drive advanced 5 it:: reef 4 ft.," low' grade. South- in termediate drive advanced 10 -ft: ; reef 5 ft., loiv grade." The profit and loss account of the Golden Ridge G.M. Cx. for the half year ended September 30 last show ed a profi& .of £1215 1.9/10 . from which £63. 4 was - written off' for depreciation on plant and buildings, leaving a surplus of £1152 ' 15/to. This' amount, deducted' from the debit balance of p3022 10/1, brought forward from last year. -reduced -it to £...
AUSTRALIAN GOLD YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
AUSTRALIAN GOLD YIELD. Official figures supplied by the Mines Departments with regard to the gold yields of the various States o1 the Commonwealth for the first 10 months of the current year indi cate a yield for the whole of A.us tralia approximating 1,376,630 fine: oz., compared with the correspond ing period of 1915, thus:- 1915, 1916. Fine o.. Fine o:z. West Atistralia . 1,010,2C47 82e9,t Victoria .... ... 274,768 21,74 Queensland ..: ... 192,327 190, s8 N:S. Wales... ... 106,691. 74,672 *Tasmania ,. ... 13,000 33,061 *South' Australia 4,756 3,80;' Commonwealth . 1'00L789 1,376.6:s? *Esfimated; -
TRAMWAY STRIKE POSSIBLE Perth, Nov. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
TRAMWAY STRIKE. POSSiBE-I Perth, Nov.. . The possibility cf a strike on the city tramways: was nade public i day 'by -an announcement fromni The Tramway Union. The stateiment," ( while not emanating fronm tihe -?of - cers" of the union. has ,een miiddn - from a. reliable source. The state i ment;reads :--"We don't ag"ee,??it the policy of tire- officers of our uniobn in keeping everythllig dark.l iWe think that if the public knew what we are' demanding, they wou.ld': see to it that our deiandis Iere conceded; becuse those demands are not unreasonable. ]any n " -ae workinig 14 days a. fortnight' for £2 14/" per week; and no one -will deny that sulch terms are barbar? ons in these days. The public ought to be told, anyhow, ¢that?' we have taken a ballot and have d' :-: cided to go out on strike on Decem ber 21, unless we can in the meat' time. get some eatisfaction from tihe: Commissioner." :der the notice of Mr. Connoll y the Aeting Minister for Railways; he said that ie culd make ni...
OCTOBER OUTPUT. BLACK RANGE PINNACLES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
OCTOBERB OUTPUT. BLACK RANGE PINNACLES. During October 1476 tons were treated for a yield of 634 oz. fine gold, valued at £2698; value recov ered per ton, 3866. Expenditure. Mining, £540; cost per toy, 7/3. Treatment. £704; cost per ton, 10/9. Realisation of bullion, £36; cost per ton, 5d. General expenses, £199; cost per ton, ./8. Total working. expenses. £1569; cost per ton,' 21/3. Development. account, £30. Capital account, £278. Total expenditure, £1878. The tributers on the compahy's leases at Sandstone treated 48 tons for 62 .z., valued at £266.
STATE BATTERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
STATE BATTERIES. The tlowing is a list of UnrUh S:knb t te tt batteries for taB W @![ November $5 a oogr e.-.4.. -91., abi tons for e oz. 18 d t Lease, 0 tos for 3 ro .8 d?l . oo gare.- Benjae. totis for 88 oz. 18 dwt. |P.s 1, 48~) tons for 48 oz. 9 dwt..!L Oarmen. 87 tons for 48 oz. 14 d P.A. 1318, eI) tons for 11 os. 4wt.; P.A. 1395. 43 tons for 8 8 dwt. P.A. 129s. 13) tons for 1 Oz. 8 dwt. ;.P.A. 1830, 40) tons f 7 oz. 8 dwL; P.A. 1883, 10 tons 5 ao. 19 dwt.; P.A. 1367, 10 tons for 9 oz. 4 dwt. Payne's Find.-Lake View (trib. 87 tons for 107 oz. ; Marigold, tons for 20 oz. 12 dwt. Yerilla.--P.A. 818, 54) tons for 3$ oz. 18 dwt. Wiuna.--4Cwalia Cons.: Tribute, 6052 tons; Just in Time, 4611 tons.
ESPERANCE COMMISSION Perth, Nov. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
ESPERAKCE COMMISSION Perth, Nov. 30. The Esperance Lands Commissio* met at Parliament House yesterday, and took evidence by Inspector A. G. White, of the Agricultural Bank. Inspector White said that in July, 1919, he went to the Esperance dis trict under the directions of Mr. Sutton. His duties were to classify the land and value improvements for advances, in addition to which he had to do land inspection generally in the district. He had been six years at Grass Valley, Farm, ary as overseer and mana ger. He had a brother at Esper ance who had had some years' farm ing experience in the Kapunda dis trict, in South Australia. He would, in witness' opinion, be in a posi tion to give evidence that would be of value to the commission. Gene rally speaking, the evidence taken by the commission, so far as he had seen from the newspaper re. ports, coincided with his opinion of the district. His reports showed that the crops were poor, but he thought that they could be improv ed by more thoro...
GUN ACCIDENT ENDS FATALLY [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
CUN ACCIDENT ENDS FATALLY Peter Miurini, an Italian, died at Nurse Eýgan's hospital, Boulder, on Tlii"rsday, from a gunshot wound in his left arm, sustained accidental ly in a shooting expedition a fort night ago. From the particulars gamed by the police after receiv ing the repont. of the man's death, Mr. S. Beston did not consider it nicessary to hold an inquest. Thomas B. Murphy, a miner, of Oroya-t reet, stated that he and ~leoeased, with his step-son, Phillip, and a man, Michael Maxwell, *ere bound for Woolubart south-wgat of n3oulder, 9 .a shotiang expedition, k.! two sulkies. He?Ad &$Max*elI obo6hpving the leading vehicl, hearci behind the} a. shot, wheh they wvi not far trom Little Wobfi. I1 uAiled from B~oulder. Ufiurim had beep trying t6 keep a ferret from jump ing from the sulkW, when the load ed shot gun slipped, and toe charge made an ugly wound in the muscles of his left - arm, above the elbow. On the Way in Sydmond Hahn. a carrier from Boulder, and a certi fic...
PROFITS FOR PATRICTIC FUNDS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
PROFITS FOR PATRIOTIC FUNDS Mr. H. W. Davidson states that it has been brought under his notice, as goldfields representative on the State War Council, that .,ne of Signaller Tom Skeyhill's lectures has been advertised to take place at Boulder, 50 per cent. of the pro fits to be given to the local branch 6f the Red Cross Society. Follow Ing up the policy that all profits accruing from any forms of enter tainment for various patriotic funds must be devoted to the specific ob ject, Mr. Davidson felt it to be his duty to intervene in this instance, nd sent the appended telegram to r. Wroblewski, of Perth, who has ,ecomp associated with Signaller Tom Skeyhill's lectures in West Australia : "Stated in local press Signaller Skeyhill giving performance, to per ent prot to Red Cross. \1iil not permt this--contrary to War Council regulation." Mr. Wroblewski replied by te!e gram thab Signaller .?keyhill had permission of the War Corncil. Mr. Davidson immediately dis patched the attached teleg...
MENZIES Menzies, Nov. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
MENZIES Menzies, Nov. 30. A successful concert was given on W, 4esday evening in the Menzies ToWn Hall by the pupils of Mrs. Pope. The programme consisted of pianoforte solos, company songs, re citations, etc. Each item was ex cellently rendered, and the large au dience showed their appreciation. The children were ably assisted by Messrs. W. T. Moran, Tressider, aiia Les. Carr. During the evening the chairman of the Menzies Roads Board presented to Mrs. Pope on behalf of her pupils a very pretty afternoon cream and sugar set. The pupils were also the recipients of souvenir brooches from Mrs. Pope. The Y.M.C.A. funds will consid erably benefit by the concert. Danc ing was indulged in for a couple of hours, Mrs. I. Pope supplying the music, with Mr. 3. Anderson as M.C. Mr* George Earle, who has been in charge of the Water Supply office in Menzies for a number.of years, left on Tuesday to take up an appoint inept in an agricultural district. -... . . ' .-- . ? " . . . .
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
INDEPENDENT ORGER OF GUUD TEMPLARS A new lodge was instituted at the Temperance Hall, Boulder, on Nov lhtber 23, by the P.G.S.J.W. from Perth. The name chosen by the members is "The Rock of Societyv 14o. 41," and meetings will be held every Tuesday evening. The follow mng were the officers installed:- SC.T., Mrs. Williams; V.T., Mrs. Stevens.on; secretary, Mr. F. San ders ; A.S., Miss Agnew ; F. seere t7ra. Mrs. Bennett; treasurer, Mrs. Nobert+'; chap., Mrs. Whkrrie ; n?i, Mr. Mawby; D.M., Mrs. awbyi P.C.T., irs. Smith; G., ýE, . G. Petherck sehn, Mr. A. joujs. Quite a pun?er of names 4am beef hAnded in, and a large membershipp is expected befofe an meetings. Mrs. M. Wharrie; )I.C.eT. y s recommended as e de t reetings were rer tved tfrnm tfe Grand douncjl and rand e., snd other Grand 14d4 br .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
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KALGOORLIE RECRUITING [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
KALGOORLIE RECRUITING Among those who have volunteer ed at the Hippodrome, Kalgoorlie, for service with the Australian Im perial Expeditionary. Forces are: F. Baxter, Kalgoorlie; J,. V. hiunter, Clancy-street, Boulder; H. Robertson, Kurrawang; Robert Nis bet, Bayley-st.reet, Coolgardie ; J. H. Mitchell Ford-street. Coolgardie; and T. Saniead, Coolgardie. Dr. S. Mathews, D.M.O. will at tend at the Hippodrome, Kalgoorlie, at noon .to-morrow (Sunday) for the purpose of examining recruits for the A.I.F.
APPROPRIATION AND LOAN BILLS. Perth, Dec. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 5 December 1916
APPROPRIATION AND LOAN BILLS Psrth, Dec. 1. Mr. Allen, speaking to the Appro priation Bill 'in the Legislative Council: to-day, said tbhat the Wil son Ministry was not exercismg the economy it shouad.. It was, there fore. not entitled to occupy the Ministerial benches. Messrs. Ewing, Ardagh,, Duffell Dodd, Kirwan, and Lynn objected to an opportunity being denied the members, to discuss the Estimates. The ..bill was passed without amendment, and :also the Loan Bill. At 2.15 p.m to-day, after dealing with the Loan .BiUl, the Speaker in the Legislative Assembly left the chair until 4 o'clock, when the House reassembled. The. Premier introduced the Ap propriation Bi'l to make good sup plies granited for services until June, 30 next . .The bill was taken through all stages: without amendnient, and transmitted to the Legislative Coun cil for concurrence. ---