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COASTAL RACING. GOODWOOD. Perth, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
GODOOD. Pe ooVO . De& $. The ?Five lnndred tpreliýinariy fixture was ,~sucesesuil -. arried through at the Goodwood course to -day. The 1Jo1wiiL g were the re isults: HEIGHT CLASS PLT . Six .furlongs and :a quarter:. " Gossamer 7.9 (?yde) ... ...... 1 GSaieon ass, $. (Godfrey)..... . Blinkfheld, 8.6 (Hurst) ,... ... 3 ? Seven other atai?ers. Betting: 4 to 1 apt t he -winner - Dividends. - Straightrout, 17I ;1 place. 81. 10o, 'l. _W,.,on by a· long neok. Time, I miii. 21 sec. IDECEMBFRB PURSE. ..Seven 'fturlongs and ahlf.ha 1 Silver Gaze, 27.0 (Casser?y) ... Orleans, B.2 (Bowring) .... ... ..2 &.ir Hiram, a.l (Sherwood) ...... 3 Thirteen other starters. 'Betting:- to?1 agst Sir iram, 20so to 1 the winner. Dividends.--Straight-out, £14 8!; place, 72t/, Dt, s/. Won by a head. Time. 1 min. 40 4S wec.. DPEN HANDICAP TROT. .Seven furlong. Pineridge, 18o yds. bbid. (Ran). 1 Percy Direct, "200 yds. blb. (North)...... . . .. . - . Fureed's Rope, 155 yd. bhd. (Booth) ... .. .....
TASMANIAN RHODES SCHOLAR [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
TASMANIAN RHODES SCHOLAR Lieut. A. F.. Payne was to-da y elected Rhodes Scholar for Tasman nia for 1917. He is a son of Capt. C. A.. Payne, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., and is nearly 21 years of age. He was educated at the Gelstead Public School, Eng land, and at the Friends'. High School and Hutchins' School, Ho bart. He won an exhibition at the Junior Publi Examination, 1910. At the Senior Public Examination of 1913. he won the first science sehol arship, and prizes for arithmetic, algebra geometry, and trigonomii try. Entering the University in 1914, he took an engineering oour. and passed examinations brilliau?, ip his first and second years. the subjects of these two years, gained five high distinctions, thre , -distinctions, and a pass. . Lieut. Payne's athletic career at school and afterwards was equalls, meritorido s. He held a commnissioI as second lieutenant -in the Senioi. Cadets, and in 1975 became a leed tenant- and an officer in: com??jid of a machine gun section, 93rd Iii fantry...
CHARGES OF VAGRANCY [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
C-HARl S OF YMAHRAICY Richard Kernik, a horse trainer, was charged before Messrs. B. Les hle and E. R. RBrown, J's.P., at the S·lgoorlie Court Wednesday vwith that, at Kalgoorlie on December 19, blie was an -idle and disorderly per .oti, having no lawful visible means 46f support, or insufficient means of slupport. 'ihe prosecution was conducted by Detective Sergeant Dempsey, and the defence by Mr. P. F. O'Dea. 'Detective' Sergeant Dempsey asked for a remand-for eight days. Mr. O'Dea said he did not want a remand unless good and sufficient reasons were given in support of the application. Detective. Sergeant Dempsey re plihed that there were five cases al together of the kind. The men were arrested yesterday afternoon, and the police were not in a posi tion to go fully into the case that day. He would ask for a reason able period of remand and would oppose bail. Mr. O'Dea observed that if the pclioe intended to oppose bail, he would oppose a remand. He would assent to a remand till ...
WESTONIA DISTRICT Westonia, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
WEST8iRA DISTRICT Westonia, Dec. W0. The fortnightly meeting of the Westohia Roads Board was held on Tuesday evening. One of the matters discussed was the necessity of the board co-operat ing with the Fire Brigade Board, in order that eight fire plugs be arranged for in the thickly popu lated centre. This matter has been emphasised by the secretary, Mr. Riddle, in various letters to respon sible authorities, and in a few weeks' time this much-needed pro vision against loss of life and pro perty will it is hoped, be an ac complished fact. The formal reading of correspon dence received and answered made patent one rather odd departmental oversight. Carabbin, the railway siding on the main east and west railroad, with less than 40 people, has been gazetted, officially, as - a townsite, but Westonia, with rough ly a population of 1400, has, up to date not been officially gazetted. Steps have been taken by the Westonia Roads Board to have this oversight rectified. The board is empowered ...
NORTH KALGOORLIE SCHOOL PRESENTATION OF PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
IORTH KALODRLIE SCHOOL PRESENTATION OF PRIZES. Those pupils who have not already left for their holidays, and a num bar of parents, gathered in the hall af the North Kalgoorlie Schlool on Thursday afternoon, on the occasion of the annual presentation of cer o tes and prizes by the Bishop KLlgoorlie. The headmaster (Mr. Bailey), after thanking the Bishop for his attend-. once, referred to he school work done during the year. In spite of m?any disadvantages, such as chaznges in the staff and skne in the school, the school had had ac yery good year. As regards outside exauiit ions, three. pupils-Alma Joyce, Keith Sheard,- and Spencer Hewett-gained entrance to the Goldfields High School, and one boy, .Hubert .Black, 10 years of age, obtained a bursary. He was sorry to say the sport of the school had not received much attention during the year. Still, in a time of stress soribething had to go. The school hal donated considerably over £400 to the patriotic funds, which he con sidered a re...
PROGRESS REPORTS. EDNA MAY CENTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
PROGRESS REPORTS. EDNA MAY CENTRAL. Progress report for week ended December 16, 1916: Development. Main shaft sunk 5 ft., making a total of 402 ft. Reef 15 in. wide; no values. No. 3 Level, new reef.-East drive to 165 ft.; reef 24 in. ; value 10/. No. 1 east rise advanced 11 ft. and connected with No. 1 east winze at a height of 80 ft. above the rails op the underlie. Reef 48 in. value 25/. West drive hanging wall reef. Stripped hanging wall from 112 ft. to 129 ft.; values over 24 in., 10/. No. 2 Level.-No. 2 east winze advanced to 50 ft. 1 reef, 48 in.; value 20. No. I Level.-South crosscut from No. 3 reef .restarted and advanced to 101 ft., country. No. 2 rise ad vanced 1 ft. and oonneoted with No. 8 proepepting drive in wash at a height of 25 ft above the rails on the underlie; 'wash value 25/. No. 8 prospecting drive in wash advanced to 93 ft. in wash width 72 in.; values to 7$ ft., 35); from 78 ft. to 93 ft., 25/. orith crosscut off No. 3 prospecting drive in wash started at 68...
BOXING. FLY-WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP. London, Dec. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
BOXING. FLY-WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP. London, Dec. 18, Timmy Wilde knocked out the American, "Zulu Kid," in the eleventh .round at the Holborn Ste. dium qfr the_ fly-weight champion; ship of; the world to-night., "Zulu" justified his 'fighting reputation, but was no match .for IWilde's skill. London, Dec. 19. "Bombardier'" Wells defeated Ser geant Voyles, of the Irish Guards, in the second round for the heavy weight championshlip of Engla.nd, to-night. IFwas a farcical display. Wells early got in. a heavy blow on the point of the- jaw, and Voyles was thrice knocked down in the first round. the referee counting eight seconds.:- Voyles was five times knocked, down., and the referee stopped the fight. -
THE BRITISH FLEET (Copyright Reserved to the Crown.) London, Oct. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
THE sBITt11 -FL T (By the Australian War Correspon. dent, Captain Bean.) (Copyright Reserved to the Crown.) London, Oct. 29. She was a ship which the Germans i publicly and officially stated that they had sunk. We had seen the German telegram. ourselves. he great German wireless station F-:ne where far across the other si le tf No Man's Land, which drowns all the little stations round about it with. its powerful waves, g:tve it cout to all the world that they had Fucl k this ship--and we, in ,ar far aw'ay part of the line, received the mues sas, and now we were on that ship. . she was a modern1 British ship, full sister .to the Queen Elirabeth, the W-arspite. - Her steering gear became .jammed, and caused her for some - time-actually, for. about an hour and. a half-lto circle .round slowly two or three times, all - the while under the enemy's fire. She was hit, and the Germans ,epoited that she sank. -As a matter of fact, she steamed out of action to harbour at a speed of 24 knots. ...
COMFORTS IN THE TRENCHES [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
COMFORTS IN THE TRENCHES The meembers of Lieut.-Col. Leane's battalion have sent the fol- lowing acknowledgment to Bernie O'Keefe, of Kalgoorlie :-"We, the &nbsp; undersigned, beg to thank Bernie O'Keefe and all his friends who so kindly donated the four parcels of cigarettes, stationery, soap, cards, etc., received from Lieut.-Col. R. L. Leane. We wish him a very happy new year. We think the way you look after our comfort is splendid, and it was good of you indeed to use your birthday party for such a purpose. Our Australian friends are always in our thoughts, and when we beat the Bosche we will be glad to be with them again." The following signatures were at tached : A Coy.--Sergts. H. J. Burnett and Rafferty, L.-Corpl. W. E. He?ley, Ptes. H. C. Thomas, J. A. Harris, E. J. Feely, R. G. Edwards, W. Pope. J. N. Thomas, E. Lane, J. J. Richard, W. G. Clements, and E. A. Meakin. B Coy.-F. J. Carlin, J. Bentley, F. Guthrie, E. Rlymer, A. D. Brookes, J. S. Stephens J. P. Johnston...
BROAD ARROW HOSPITAL Broad Arrow, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
BROAD ARROW HOSPIIAL Broad Arrow, Dec. 19. The monthly meeting of the Broad Arrow Hospital committee was held at the office of the Roads Board, when Mr.. A. Pippett presided over Messrs. Hughes. Margetts, Stormon, Donohoe, Barrett, and Ross (secre tary). It was decided that the R.M.O. should visit Comet Vale on Mon days. returning Tuesdays, and Ora Banda on Thursdays, returning Fri days. The visiting committee's re port was satisfactory. The R.M.O. reported for the month:-Admis sions. 3; discharged, 1; remaining in hospital, 2. Income for the month, £108 0/4; expenditure. £IM 19/3; deficiency for the month, £40 18/11. Dr. Stending hag. been appointed medical health officer for the dis trict. Mrs. Gould, ot 91 Wittenuoia street, Boulder, has received a tele gram stating that .her husband, Sabp per Joseph .ould, has been wounded. The Director of Education bas notified Mr. C. J. Smith that he has been appointed as a member of the Kalgoor;ie Sjihool Board, in place of Mr. J. Watson Brow...
BOULDER CENTRAL SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
LD LERa LEIlTBAL SCHOOL The children oB the Boulder Cenc tral School gave a patriotic concert in aid of the Boulder Red Cross Society in the Boulder Town Hall Monday. The hall was crowded, 1 and a very creditable amount should be handed over to this worthy or ganisation. The teachers and .pupils deserve great praise for their fine effort, which was thoroughly appre a ciated by the audience. Before the commencement of the scheduled pro gramme the head master (Mr. Potts) asked the audience to rise and sing the "Marseillaise" in honour of the French victory at Verdun. The school choir, under the baton of their head master, then sang "Nazareth" in a manner that evok ed the approbation of the audience. Miss Viola Kildahl recited "In a Dime Museum," a piece which was thoroughly enjoyed. Two old Eng lish country dances were then given by the class VII. girls. The first was "Shepherd's, Hey," and the second "Black Nag," both of which were gracefully performed. Miss Mar jory Bince contribute...
COASTAL SPORTING ITEMS. Perth, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
COASTAL SPORTING If MS. Perth, Dec. 20. naphaaunce, Drpr Lrne,' Splice' Gun, Blakemount, Tarquimnia and do ab leave for Kalgoorlie to-mor- row to fulfil their 'Christmas .engage. ments. Splice" Gun and 3Iakemount svill be in charge of 'T. Tighe, junt. 'i 'Embroglio has not been doing much long work on the track lately, but "ba beIen having plenty af vnwm ming exercise, I Mr. E. 'Lee Steere says that it was?i anot intended to run iboth Yawdil and --Bardeur in the Cup. A decision svil'l probnbly be made when .the Derby has been decided. I Amongst the transfers 3nst record d by the ~.A.T.C. commnittee is' 'ulogium by Mr. T. F. uinlan to Archbishop Clune as a gift. ·~lll-LC·13I.
RACING IN VICTORIA Melbourne, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
- SAX G fl VICIORIA Melbourne Dec. o20. The weather is boisterous and dull for -the Werribee races this after-: noon, and the attendance was very moderate. The following were the results: FIRST DIVISION HANDICAP. Si? ifurlongs. Slradel's Guierino, by Antonio- Wee Lassie, all. 'l., 3.1 (3J. Reilly) ... ................ 1 JH. Hinchcliff's Bobbery, 6.13 (0. Rixon) ... ..... ,....... .. ... H. Goyder's Duhl Dul, all. 7 lb., '7.10 (A. Walker) ............. 3 Betting: 10 to 9 agst. Guerino, 5 to 4 Bobbery, '4 to 1 Duhl Dul. Won by a short half head, with a length between second and third. Time, .1 min. 15 seec. SECOND DIVISION HANDICAP. Six furlongs. M: Quinlan's Clineh. by Voyou --Hasn, all. 8 lb., 7.4 (J. R eilly) ................ ... ......... 1 J. Wdkinson's Craganour, s.7i (Backer) ... . ....... ... 2 G. Fonlshulm's Canterbury Chick, 8.7 (R. Horne) ........... .... 3 -Others: Short Rain, Seofon, L~ady -Narcissa, King Lybia, Loombex, all. 7 lb., Durhatmbah, all. 1 lb. Bletting: .8 to ...
UNLAWFULLY ON PREMISES [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
IUNLAWFULLY ON PREMISES A further case arising out of the series of incidents following upon the raid on Greek shops on the night of the 9th inst. was heard by Mr. W. A. G. Walter, R.M., in the Kalgoorlie Police Court on Tuesday. A young Italian, Silvio Neso, was charged with hiving been on the premises of S. Black, Han nan-street, early on the morning of the 10th inst., for an unlawful pur pose, to wit, to steal. Detective-Sergeant Dempsey pro secuted, and Mr. P. F. O'Dea de fended the accused. Plainclothes-constable Cleary stat Sd that at 12.30 a.m. on the 10th inst. be. saw the accused half-way down the shop in the darkness, and ob served.that he put a dark object on the table. Witness turned the light up, and saw the object was a watch and chain. Black said that the watch and chain had been taken from his room at the back of the shop. Witness arrested the ac Cused. Cross-examined: Half-a-dozen other persons were in the place. Four of them were in the front shop. Accused and anot...
ECONOMY OF ADMINISTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
Wheneved the suggestion is m.ude tbat iistead of endeavoarang 1to stoip the financial drifik tt bmh4s nome t!oaaion, economy of arLants tration should be ingtituted, the cry is wished, "That means the ia duction of w*ges and edlaries, to Government eijloyees." The 'ruth, is " tha.t admini trative zeotomy means 'othing of the kini' in view of the present ,eost of living, the raite- of pay in the' overnment service are certainly not too high. It would be unfair to suggest reduc tion, and no reasonab'e member of the community would do so.. Men should either be paid well or not. employed. A fair day's pay should be, given, and in return thre should be a fair day's work. In these days, [ however, too much care cannot 'be exercised to prevent over-manning .and duplication of work. Yet .in I st?is. of unn'ecessary duplication of 'work and consequent -ovar-.man? anig are numerous. This particular ly applies to Commonwealth' and State electoral rolls 'and electoral work generally, ana aleo t...
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER CLU -. The Kagoorlie-Boulder Club .:ex periencec most unpleasant weather conditions for' its meeting last night, numerous duststorms being.in evidence. Nevertheless, there was a fair attendance. The'' owner of Doily Richmond was asked to pro duce: a veterinary surgeon's cerýifi cate as :to the mare's fitness to race before starting her again. The fol lowing were the results : CONSOLATION HANDICAP. Ore mile andna half. Dorrie Cleve, 90 yds- bihd. (Blinkdlorn) ... ..... ... ;..... ...1 Miss Grainger, 30 yds. bhd. Lady bird,75rr ' a, Js1. Trur i), 3 Others: Nell Otwynne, i tes John Selim. Betting: 5 to 4 agst the winner. - Dividends. - Straight-out, 32/ ? by eigh lengths. Time, 4 min. 30 sec. PICCADILLY HANDICAP. One mile and a hall. Vicp Regal Parolo, 625 yds. bhd. (Truran) ... ... ... .. ..... .1 Anyway, 565 yds. bhd. (Francis) 2 Osterley K., '2~ yds. bhd. (Green) ........... ... . ... .. ? Others:. Janet, Bonnie, Dolly Richmond. Alice, Britih Queen, Liberal' Black...
INTERSTATE LABOUR CONFERENCE Perth, Dec. 21. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
INTERSTATE LABOUR CONtFERECE Perth, -Dec. 21. At to-night's meeting o the Met ropolitan Council of the . ASL.F. Mr. Cornell read his report on his attendance at the recent special in-' terstatt Labour Conference in Mel-I bourne. *?ter set:ing out . 'the1 motion- for the expulsion, of certain: West Australian delegates from the I onference owing to their. views on oempulsory service, he :stated' that he was confident that had he not withdrawn in - sympathy with: the expelled delegates, a motion would have been carried expelling him. During. the discussion fo& the adoption of the report, Mr. Cornell said 'he Was convinced that the feel ing in the Eastern Sdtes'. wais the any man who advoceted compulsory overt,.vs service should not be al lowed to stand in the 'Ludbour mo've mient. If.the motion adopted by their Melbourne "confreres wae en dorsed in this Btae, it would, mean placing all Labiourites who advocat ed compulsory service odtuide the pale. It mi h be said tha' the mot...
THE TOTTENHAM MURDER Melbourne, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
THE TOTTFNHAM MURDER Melbourne, Dec. "1 At the conclusion of the Cabinet meeting to-day, the Attorney Gene , Mr. Hall, se~d thai the -Cabinet had again considered the appeals for the reprieve of the two members of the I.W.W. condemned to death for the murder of a con stable at Tottenham. The Cabiiet decided that the law shoiild take it. course, and the condeinned imen will. be hanged int3athuret Gaql to-moe tuw moring.
THE COAL SUPPLY Sydney, Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
THE COAL SUPPLY Sydney, Dec. 19. In view of the assurances received by ,the Minister for Labour regard r d ing the continuance of the coal linmping work at Mortlake, the Gas Emergency Board decided to-day- to revoke all outstanding notifications which restrict the consumption of gas in Sydney and suburbs. The miners .of .the South Coast collieries have decided to take only thu recognised holidays at Chris? mas and the New Year. -, ·- -c
A ZEPPELIN RAID IN 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 26 December 1916
4i,,~ is a fa*biinar word to day - it ihast already been heard .of in -ie Fransco"Prussian war of A76s ii the- custom with: the Ger mans, their forces were ready. and assembled in good time. along the frontier, waiti- 'for the p.portunea moment to -trinkel but as they had no knowledgp of-the :nemy's latest position or 1ts strei?th, they were afraid to venture, so a reconnais sance was deoided upon, organised b~y .and. entrusted to the Wurtem-i berger cavalry, captain. Count Zep .pelb. who shone for. his companions four officers and seven troopers drawn from two regimentsCof Baden Dragoons, each one of them being well acquainted with the country into which they were going. All the men comprising the little band were. well mounted and al though lightly equipped, carried with t.hem some tools,.: explosives, provisions and forage for two days. They started on the 24th of July 1870, only a few days after the Is claration of war. Their first exploit after croising the frontier was to rush...