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BLACK RANGE PINNACLES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
BLACK RANGE PINNACLES. During November 1478 tons.were treated for a yield of 546 oz. of fine gold, valued at £2322. Value re covered per ton, 3115. Expenditure. Mining, £554; cost per ton, T;:. Treatment. £763; cost per ion, 10/3: Realisation of bullion, £36; cost per ton, 5d. General expenses, £244; cost Iper ton, 3/3.' Tdotal working expenses, £1597 ; cost per tbn. 21/7. Capital account,. £ 183. Total a'w:enditure, £1780. If the present financial proposa, 3 are carried to an issue, the amal gamated company to operate the Bendigo "central area" will have a nominal capital of £500,1r0, in 2,000,000 shares of 5/ each (writes the "Leader"). Of these 400,000 will be offered to the public at 5/ and 200,000 fully paid up shares will be taken by the vendors; while about 1,000,000 shares will be uti lised to acquire the various proper. dies and plants to be taken over. The balance of 400,000 shares will be held in reserve for obtaining additional capital as required. The promoters propose ...
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. YUANMI G.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
NOVEMBER OUTPUTS. YUANMI G.M. During November 2282 tons were treated for a yield of 14.9 oz. fino gold, valued at £6249 15,'2. Value recovered per ton 54/9. Expenditure. Mining, £2474 1/10; cost. per ton, 21/8. Treatment, £2076 16,'1; cost per ton, 18/2. Realisation of bullion, £52 6/8 3 cost per ton, 5bd. Total working expenses, £4603 4/2 cost per ton, 40/4. Development account. £744 2'1.. Total expenditure, £5347 6,'3. In addition to the above 88 tIone of tributers' ore was purchased at a costa of £306 17/ and treated, results ing in a further revenue of £60 17:8,
COMMONWEALTH DAYLIGHT SAVING Brisbane, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
COMMONWEALTH DOAYLICHT SAYING Brisbane, Dec. 28. Little, if any, difficulty is expect ed by tie Railway Department in adopting its services to the con ditions which will be created next Monday, when all the clocks in the Commonwealth will be advanced an hour at 2 a.m., and the saving of daylight .commenced. The Commissioner, Colonel Evans, is receiving the innovation- with perfect complacency, and, although it is understood he has been ap proached by one of the southern de-j partments to. co-operate in seeking the postponement of its application, ! he intimated to the press to-day that he-had declined to interfere. It was a Commonwealth matter, he said. and he did not see that it; would present any inconvenience. If there were inconveniences, well the department would have to over come them, and they would be very trifling in any case. i ,?,i , mm,,m ,L ,,,mn
REGISTRATION OF BARMAIDS Melbourne, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
RECISTRAIIOI OF BARMAIDS Melbourne, Dec. 28. About 250 young-women, mostly pretty and neatly dressed, swarmed .into the offices of the Labour De partment to-day. Their object was to comply with the requirements of I the new licensing laws, and regis ter themselves as barmaids, but they also had the gratification of knowing that they provided a re freshing interval in the monotonous work of the State public servants. Identification marks have, to be re corded, and other particulars sup plied, in.order to prevent trafficking in legistration certificates.
FEDERAL POLITICAL SITUATION Melbourne, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
SFEDE.AL. POLITICAL SITUATLID " Melbourne, Dec. 28. The Prime Minister, Mr. Hughes, visited his office for a few hours to. day, and in the afternoon .returned to the country. Important matters connected with the Imperial Gov ermnent were discussed by the Prime Minister with representatives of the Wool Board, and various de partmental matters were also at tended to. The Assistant, Minister foe Defence, Mr. Laird Smith, and the Vice-President of the Council, Mr. Spence, also had interviews with the Prime Minister. Seen' in the afternoon before leav ing his office, Mr. Hughes refused to make any statement with regard, to the invitation he had received from the British Government to at tend the Imperial Conference, which is to be held about 'tie end of Feb ruary. He also dec ined to give a reply to a question about the pos sibility of Parliament being called together before the date originally fixed. Neither could . Mr. Hughes be induced to say if a meeting was to take place within the ...
ENTERTAINMENTS TAX Melbourne, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
ENTERIAINMENTS TAX Melbourne, Dec. 28. A deputation of theatre and pic ture theatre proprietors was re ceived by the Acting Commissioner for Taxation, Mr. Ewing, to-day. In effect, the deputation became a conference, at which Mr. Ewing ex plained the operation of the Act, and amplified the statement already pub lished regarding the regulations. Subsequently, -the Commissioner pointed out that it was compulsory for entertainment proprietors to register with theJ Deputy Com missioner in each State. In the case of a concern already operating, the registration must be made within twenty-one days 'of the date of the operation of the Act, while in- tending proprietors and promoters are required to register seven days before the intended performance. As regards security in th ; cases in which exemption from the stamping provisions is to be gran4ed. the Commissioner intends making the minimum guarantee £50 while the maximum will probably be £500. Some little uncertainty has existed as to wh...
THE IMPERIAL CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
T'IE IMPERIAL CONFERENCE Mr. Lloyd George when recently outlining the policy of his Govern ment in the House of Commons, acknowledged' the splendid assist aiice the Dominions had given of their own free will to the Old Country. He went on to say Great ideals of national fair play and justice appealed V. the dominions just as insistently as .to Britain. The dominions recognis ed throughout that the fight was not a selfish one, that the quarrel was not inerely European, but that there were great world issues involved, with which their child ren were as concerned as ours. The new Government were as full of gratitude as the old for the super-valour which our kinsmen. had shown in so many stricken fields, but that was not why he introduced the subject. -The rea son was that the Government felt that the time had come when the Dominions ought to be more .for mally consulted as to the uirogress and course, of the war, and as to the steps that ought to 'be taken to - secure victory, and' the...
NEW SOUTH WALES GOLD YIELD. Sydney, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
N!EW SOUTH WALES GOLD YIELD. Sydney, Dec. 28. For the eleven months ended No vember 30 the gold production for New South Wales was 81,915 oz. fine, valued at £347,957, which is less by 33,067 oz. fine and £140,461 in value than for the same period last year. Minieral production for 1915 was £10,064,569, and although the whole returns ar, "iot. yet avail- I able it is expected that the prod ie tion for 1916 will equal., if not sur pass, that of last year.
CULCULLI. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
CULCULLI. Following on Messrs. Bayley and Parkins' rich yields from their Turn of the Tide lease at tde Culculli find (near Reedy's), Messrs. D. Campbell and P. Johnston cleaned up a parcel for an average of close on 9 oz, per ton (writes the "Murchison Times"). The following is a list of crushings treated since the find was discovered a few months ago. The parcels were crushed at the Tuckanarra battery (3, McInnes'), some twenty miles , from the find: Tons. Oz.dwvt. Bayley & Parkins .. .. 6 98 2 Jennings and party *, 10 16 2 Bowie and party ,, ,i 9 ,.27 2 Bayley & Parkis ... ... 10 239 3 Prendergast and party 17 11 14 Campbell & Johnston , 12 104 15 Total ...... ... ,. 64 496 18
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
FOR STOMACSf A1'b LIVER TROUBLES SuEh. fnadgesdoiy BiI;ýsneue, AcI4 t)', yo need &other Seigel'sSyrup , h6 rej whiey oveits ntsad upofith usah the w r14 bvr, IJ tor ahi! reaobn ypurpa 1' ole r te troubc intcases, g ti tAKE THE Mttother Seig el Syr, ah dote how peedily your digcstl4F or atss. riRe ~tored Jif g~rd83r Mother 1remedybf. the Prbfli possesses ay' d d oer ftgping up and gthp t Iietoumsch, and of tbt action 91 th9 Jjer bhing, flatb1&Affi, 96I1Sty; 'nd ei ieth bit effects of stomac ,n d 0;y dlSaadl Vut it lo the tet Q T ·.. S IGEL'S ý !tat i pld at p t 118 DRY ERUPTIONS.' SVERY PAINFUL He d "uttcvra Trial Free ."My head kecame snlothered with lcd, itching hitpis about th1 size of snal! peas. They turned into dýy eruptions, which were very painful if I touched them. My head was covered with dain druff and scales. My hair became var't thin, dry and lifeless. The Itchjng used to worry me and I hWve been kept dAak$ for hours. i '" L '::4`." "I tried Cutiui Soap t...
FEDERATED MINERS' ASSOCIATION. HALF-YEARLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
FEDERATED MINERIS' ASSOCUIA HALF-YEARLY REPORT. The half-yearly report and balance sheet of the State secretary of the F.M.E.A. (Mr. Geo McLeod) have just been issued. The report states, inter alia: It will be noticed from the balance sheet that the credit balance of the management fund has increased from £677 17/10 to £699 17/4. This increase is more than accounted for by the adjustments that have been made. The amount credited to the fund from income was £310 13/8, and the amount debited £402 18/4, show ing a nett loss for the half-year of £92 4/8, a result which clearly shows that rigid economy will be required to keep this fund solvent. It is only fair to point out that the ex penditure has been heavier than usual on account of the conference, officers' expenses, and printing re ports being responsible for an ex penditure of over £100. There was also an eipenditure of £23 3/4, by way of grants to the Laverton Union which have been debited to manage ment, but which can rightly be...
CONSCRIPTION IN NEW ZEALAND Wellington, Dec. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
Wellington, Dec. g8. SA .strike on a big scale is .threa tened.. No caime for increased wages have .been put in;. As a matter of fact, one can hear of no complaint -on. that score, but. that section of .labour which has set it self out. to defy compulsory service is defant and noisy, and, generally obstreperous. . While all parties agree that no trouble need be feared .during the holidays it is definitely asserted the, the 'cease work" szgnal will: be sounded either oapthe 13th or s2th of January next, and that the rail ay men will. come out and assist in holding up transport.
SALE OF POSTAGE STAMPS Sydney, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
-SALE OF POSTAGE STAMPS Sydney, Dec.. 7. The Postmaster-General has been looking into the question of whether persons licensed to sell postage stamps should receive commission. In the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada. South Africa and India no commission at all is al lowed, and of all countries, "only about two pay more than I per cent. On this subject, Mr.-Webster stat ed to-day that payment of commis sion had brought abuses in its train, I. was considered. however, that f., instead of ohtting, out commission altogether, as in the countries men tioned, the commission was made i1 per cent., the deparsment would be acting in harmony with what was done in other places. In view of representations, action in the direc tion of reducing the rate of commis sion would be suspended until the completion of further. inquiries.
MENZIES SPORTS MEETING Menzies, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
ENKZIES SPORTS XEETING. Menzies, Dec. 27. A sports gathering was held ot1 Boxing Day, at - the Recreation Ground, under the auspices of the local lire brigade. There was a good, attendance of .the public, and an excellent afternoon's spars wab provided. The following are the results of the various events: - . Sheffield landicap.--R. Robert son, 1; F. Plummer, 2; T. Helwege, Sprint.-R. Robertson, 1; F. Plummer, 2; T. Helwege, 3. Boys' Bicycle Race.-W. Jones, 1; J. Templeman, 2. Youths' Bicycle Race.-E. Wilson, 1 ; J. Wilson, 2. First Hack Race.-J. Neve's Grey Boy, 1; J. Neve's Messenger, 2; C. Sawyer's Nimrod, 3. Second Hack Race.-Muller'i Gin ger, 1; Neve's Grey Boy, 2. Third Hack Race.-C. Sawyer's Nimrod, 1; Neve's Messenger, 2; McMahorn's Paddy, 3. Throwing at Wicket.--F. Helwege and J. Smith divided. Numerous races were held for the children. Mr. M. Dillon is to be compli mented on the success of the meet ing, which resulted in a profit, of which 25 per.cent. is to donated to the...
CAMBLING AT BAZAARS Sydney, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
GAMBLING AT BAZAIRS Sydney Dec. 28. Bishop Radford, of Goulburn, in a letter to a diocesan paper, de nounces raffling and other forms of gambling. He writes: "Let any other Christian churcnh make money if it chooses by pandering to the betting snirit. If it chooses to sell its soul for money, it should not tempt. us to follow. We are not going to dodge or square the po lice." T he Bishop also indicates that no diocesan grants will be sanctioned bjr the Bishop, nor will he attend any parochial bazaar or sale of work oi similar effort in. aid of any ob jiect whicha is being promo~ted in part by any form of gambling.
TROTTING. W.A. ASSOCIATION'S CARNIVAL. Perth, Dec. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
TROTTING. W.A. ASSOCIATION'S CARNI VAL. Perth, Dec. 31. The Trotting Association's carni val was continued on Saturday night. The following were the re suits : FOURTH DIVISION. One mile an i a quarter. Ozone, 105 yds. bhal. (Heale) ... I Doreen Wilkes, 75 yds. bld. (Maynard) ... .............. 2 Rue Singh. 50 yds. bhd. (Betts)... 3 Eighteen others staaroed. Betting: 7 to 4 agst Ozone. Won by six lengths. Time, 3 min. 36 sec. FIRST DIVISION. Quinn Abbey, 25 yds. bhd. (Gadk roger) ...... . .. .. ... 1 May King, 55 yds. bhd. (MeDon Dandy Dick, 15 ?yds., bhd. (Ire lanA) ... ... ... ... ... ... ..... - - 3 Ten others started. Betting: Evens agsLb Quinn Abbey. Won by" two and a half lengths. Time, 2 min. 464 sec. SEOOND DIVISION. One mile, and a quarter. Diamond Direct, 15 yds. bhd. (Oaukroger) . .. ............ I Tin" Ribbon, 5 yds. bhd. (Foy) ...: 2 Dixedo, 25 yds. bhd. (Norvell) ... 3 Eight others started. Betting: Evens agst Diamond Di recet. Won by two lengths. Time, 3 ruin. 10 sec. ...
A REAL LONDON FOG London, Nov. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
A REAL LONDON FOG (From Our Special Representative). London, Nov. 16. On Monday evening we had. a re gular old-lime -London fog, with?ut the brilliant public lighting, with out the "flares" that used to be set going in main thoroughfare;.. and withouat the guidance of house and shop lights. It seemed a "special production." for the entertainment of the inany Australasians and Canadians who, coming here for the first time, wished, to experiehce not only the Tower, Rotten -Row, sausage and mashed potatoes, and other London sensations but a creditable fog, something that even the oldest inhabitant would not compare slightingly with the fogs that he used to eat- when he was a boy. On Tuesday morning, in a Strand hotel, where many Austra lian soldiers are staying, there was' a great fury for letter-writing abou-. it-they were all sending enthusiastic descriptions home-and one could plainly hear the word "fog" being scratched out by doz ens of pens. A Press representative asked them 'what...