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RAID ON GREEK SHOPS ANOTHER OFFENDER CONVICTED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
RAID ON CREEK SHOPS ANOTHER OFFENDER CON VICTED. The charge laid against Robert James Tucker in the Kalgoorlie Police Court on Wednesday was withldrawn on Friday morning and two others. substituted. The first charge was that he, on December 9, was disorderly by creating a dis turbance in Hanna and Maritana streets and the second charge set forth tlat he unlawfully and mali ciously damaged a plate glass win dow, valued at £20, the property of Eleanor Harvey. Mr. Cook, on behalf of the accus ed, pleaded not guilty to both charges. Plainclothes-constable Hamilton said that while on duty in Hannan street at about 9.20 p.m. on Satur day, December 9, he heard the smashing of glass and hurried to wards Cassidy-street, where he met a large crowd of people. The ac cused was leading the crowd and blowing a whistle -and calling out in a loud voice "Come along thin way, boys, to the next shop.' He noticed the accused had a whistle in one hand and a stone in the other. Witness kept within a few ...
MR. CORNELL'S ATTITUDE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
MR. CORNELL'S ATTITUDE. Mr. J. Cornell, M.L.C., who re .presented the Metropolitan Council of the A.L.F. at the conference, in his ofilia.l report to ?the Council writes :? "A motion was made that the standing orders be suspended for the purpose of expelling me from the conference because I had ad vocated compulsory service over seas. The delegate who. moved this m?ation, when moving it, expres Led the opinion that I was nct a fib and proper person to act on the conference when the Leader of the Australian Labour par:y (Mr Tudor) would place the future intentions of that party before conference. .Mfr. McCallum' .then protested against such a motion being put to confer ence, and in making his protest re ceived anything but a favourable hearing. "Aa I had no desire to remain on sufferance I then asked leave of the President to ask 'the delegates present if any of Ithe.m objected to my presence. To this query there Were se Veral -emphatic aflirmative ansuwers. I then stated that no del...
SHE MADE SURE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
SHE MADE SURE. A man' condemned to be ,hanged wa-s visited the day preceding his execution. ?. his wiS (an ignorant awoman) dh as the sequel will s-ow, ntenad?l to have no bitab in 4 caurying out of the sentence. 6 t?he anxious, 'inqiries about ais health' had been made and ars .wered, he noticed tat she b ad irae araelsadau arske d` t was in amm. W-ife: "This. one colis a ehange a_ l~i for y,_ir." ? du-band "A. te other onme' Wife: "Oh, that Is th,.el.otheas-line. I bkought it, a. Sdido ior know whether tohev oni e rope or we had to peoideou ei&.
CONVICTED OF STEALING [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
CONVICTED OF STIALiHO Frank Hamilton Davies was dichag ed, before. Mr. W. A. G. Walter, R.M., in the Kalgoorlie Police Court on Friday morning with that he, on December 13, at Kalgoorle, stole one set of white-handled carv ers, six nickel fish knives a silver mounted pipe, a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles, a cigarette case zand razor, the property of Arthur it. .Edington; and,. further, with aayv ing received the articles well know ing. them to have been stolen. A second charge was that he, on or about October 24, stole one silver cigarette case, valued at 21/, the pro perty of Arthur R. Edington and, further, with having received the article well knowing it to have been stolen. Davies pleaded not guilty to both charges. Canon Edington said that he left his residence a little before 8 o'clock on the evening of December 13, and returned at 9.45. He noticed that his clothes had been disturbed, and on making a search discovered that the articles enumerated in the charge were missing. T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
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RED CROSS SOCIETY KALGOORLIE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
RED CROSS SOCIETY KALGOORLIE BRANCH. Children's efforts are' to the fore just now. The gifts for. returned wounded soldiers received from Southern Cross last week were the result of-a children's party at Mrs. Lloyd's house. This week Misses Dorothy and Peggy Cooper, and Grace Morris sent in 121 as the re sult of a concert they held at the King's Hall for "the wounded sol diers." Then some little girls, Misses Thelma Runn, Vera Fitzpatrick, -Edith MacDonald, Edna. Owens, Elsie Parer,. Mabel Hawkins, Elsie Read, Effie -House, and Eva- Bright, organised, a little bazaar in the South Kalgoorlie Institute, which realised £5 10/8. There were three raffles in connection with this. The baby set was won .by Mrs. Coulter the doll by Miss Florrie Turner, and the pigeons by Mrs. G. W. Toley.-: If the children are going to keep on with little entertainments during the holidaes they will be able to at sist the Red Cross materially and also keep themselves happily em ployed. The doll donated by Mr...
CHRISTMAS FETE AND CONCERT Broad Arrow, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
CWIiSTMAS FETE AS ONC ERT. Broad Arrow, Dec. 27. The Christmas treat for the Broad Arrow children was held in the local town halL. The hal! was tastefully decorated, and the largest audience for years past 'attended. Several songs were renderd by the children, who also gave an exhibi tion of club swinging and p'ysical exercises, which were very popular items. The secretary, Mr. J. Lee der, committee and all concerned, are to be complimented on the sac cess of the affair. A very enjoyable evening was brought to a close with a few dances for the adults. Mr. E. Taylor and Miss Lily Maclaren supplied the music for the dane as, and a balance of £18 1/11 has been handed to the State School Patrio tic Fund. Following is a state ment of -receipts and expenditure: Receipts.--Raffles: Life-size doll, presented by Mrs. C. Killington, £5 6/; cake, presented by Maier K. Hughes, £2 17/; tablq cover, pre sented by Mrs. C. Killington, £1 0/6.; and-painted picture, present ed by Miss B. Pearson £1 1...
COASTAL RACING. GOODWOOD. Perth, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
SGOOD WOOD. Perth, Dec. $7. The Five Hundred fixture, at G oodrod, to day, attracted a splen did e-rowd.-" The following were the results : THIRD - CLASS HANDICAP. Five furlougs. Lady scrap, 7.18 .(Sibbritt) ... ... I Peep, e.& (Bowring) ... .. ... ...2 Lady Biddy, 9.. (Aj ley) ... ... ... 3 Nine other stirtfrs. Betting: .2 to .I agst. the winner. Won by two lengths and a half. Time, 1 min. 151-5 sec. 'CHRISTMAS -PLATE. Bix furloings. Ier, .6 (Sibbritt) ... ..... . 1 Ba? Gauze, 7.7 (Sherwood) ...... .2 - mtee's Night £.2 (Hursat) ... 3. Seven otbr star:trs. Betting: 5 to a aget le'r. Won by a head. -Time, 1 min. -17 sec, . IGOODWOOD FIVE HUNDRED." Six and a quarter furlongs. Takipono, 7.4 (Leroy) ... ..... ... Mareans, 7.12 (Drabbie) ... .... Aversion, 8.5 (Bowering) ,.i .. 3 Miss Fides, 8.10 (Hurst) ..... ... 4 Thi.teen others started. Betting: 10 to 1 agst the winner., Dividends: Straight-out, B£s 3ll Place, '22/; 13/, iS . - SWon by a long bead. Time, 1i min, 19 sec. OPeN...
CRICKET. Melbourne, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
.CRICKET. Melbourne. Dec. 27. Elevens selected from district teams a-.nd captamed" by W. W.Arm strong and E. R. Mayne, began a two days' match on the Melbourne Cricket -Ground ttoday. in aid of~ the fund to supply -ciicket materials for. the Anstralian troops aliroad. Armstrong's eleven batted first, and when etumps were dramwn they had lost nine wickets for 286 runs.' Arm strong made 115 not ont. The match was concluded to-day, M,yne'a team winning by 17 runs. ?Armstrong' eleven sacored (Arm a.strong 125 not otst), - Mayne' relevw made s99 (Baines 144).
TROTTING. PERTH CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
PERTH CARNIVAL. The Trotting' Association's carai v ? was continued on Tuesday night. The followng were the result : CLUB HANDICAP. Nine furlongs. Lady Tracey, 20 yds. bhd. (Peant land) ..................... 1 Captam 'Tracey, 85 yds. bUi: - (Gaukroger). ........ ...... .. Captain. 90 yds. bhd. (Clayton)... . 8e've:teen other ste.rer.s. Betting: 5 to 2 agat. Captain, 8 to 1 Lady Tracsy. Won by twelve lengths. Time, E min. 15 see. PRESIDENT'S HB.ANDICAP. J Zillah Hook, 15 yds. bhd. (Rid dett) ........... .......... Jaok Huon 75' yds. bhd. (Ireland) S Double Bjells, 65" yd. bhhd (Michael) .. ... ......... .... . .. a Fourteen other itarters. Betting: 10 to I agst. the winner. Won by two and a half lengths. Time, 3 min. 17 sec. TROTTING CUP. One mle and a half. First Heat. Vance, 30 yds. bhd. (Williams) .. ! Huonette, 10o yds. bhd. (Bov worth) ........... ... Edgel's Pride. 30 yde. bhd (Wild) 3 Alfred Donald, 20 yds. hhtd. (Foy) ...... ... .. .. Five others started. Betting: 5 to 4 on R...
BRITAIN'S FIGHTING FORCES London, Nov. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
BRITAIMI'S: -FICITING FORCES . (From Our Special Representative). .London, Nov. 9. Nothing has been. more discon certing to ouir foes. since the out break of hostilities than the wonder ful development of our fighting forces. Britain's contribution to the army, I note from official, figures before me, has reached the splendid total of six million men--not such a "contemptible little army." In Auust, 1914, our regular army, on mobilisation, amounted to 450,000 men, including reserves and special reserves (the old militia); and Lord Haldane's Territorial Force, trained in a high degree, though not so thoroughly as the regular soldier, and only liable for home defence, added 250,000 more=-an army in the aggregate of 700,000. . But over 100,000 of these regulars were aIlo cated to India and other foreign stations. Ii' a single day after the declaration of war 30o000 recruits were attested the number provided for in a whole year of peace. A central organisation, equipped to feed, house, ...
NORSEMAN RECRUITS Norseman, Dec. 21. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
, HNORSEWMAN RECUITS Norsemian Dec. 21. During the past few days five ad ditional recruits' have' -- nli;ted locally, four of whom-Messrs. L. N. Sinclair, .E. C. T. Eggeling, J. B. Orr, and F. C. Daw-hailed from Esperance, and the other, O. H. Lowman, journeyed ,from Eyre's Sand Patch on. a camel a distance of something like 500 miles. Mr. R, J. David, town clerk and secretary of the Norseman Hospital, who recently passed his final medi cal examination in Kalgoorll., is. due to go into camp at Blackboy on January S9. Mr. David 'has acted as ~ecruiting officer for this district ever since the war broke out, and has performed yeoman service in that capacity. He has also, in an honorary -capacity, discharged thq duties of secretary Ito the local Patriotic Fund since the inception of the fund, besides, being associated with practically every descrying ob ject in the .naturc of entertainents for years past. H?;e .will.be greatly missed and general regret is. ex pressed at the losst-it .i...
ESPERANCE RECRUITS Esperance, Dec. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
ESPEIfANCE RECRUITS Esperance, Dec. 17. The Esperance Rifle Club on Thursday night, at the rifle club rooms, entertained the Esperance boys who have offered their services to their country, and who will be leaving per motor for Norseman, en route to camp, on Saturdayimorning. The guests, were:-Frederick Cozens Daw, John Bransom Orr, Ernest Christian, Theodore. Eggeling and Leslie Norman Sinclair. Mlr. B. W. Peek, captain of the rifle club, occupied the chair. Mr. E. J. McCarthy, on behalf off the residents of Esperance, corn-' plimented the young men on their patriotic spirit, wishing them :all possible good during their absence from Australia and a safe return to' their homes. He, like others, knew what it was to part with members of their families, for two of his sons were doing their bit, one in Egypt and the other on the water on his way to wherever his duty calls. Mr. M. J. Herman, who has 'a son at the front, supported the remarks of the previous speaker. Mr. F. H. Orr, the fa...
THE AIR KINEMA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
. T'E AIR KINE#A. Frederiek A. Talbot writes in the London "Daily Mail"' as follows- The kinema elm' offers the one sure means of br''"in ba?k from the air to the genera in command a c·ncluasie record of what is tAking place behind the screen of the enemy's field fortficeations. In the seclusion and iadisturbed . darkness of the projecting-room the council of war may occupy the-seat of the aero plan? observer and see with their own eyes- exactly what is unfolded to him. Following a blm which has been taken from aloft brings the war vividly to, the specta?or'or eyes. The buildings appear to> be. of Lilrpu tian proportions the, open- eInd' is divided and .sub ivided, into irre?n lai geometrical designs. by erse crosesing high roads, ypatha, streams? and railways. Poissiby an area from farit to sixty miles In diameter is brought witi mange of th eye, and the- gen?al mspt re calls nothin- so much as the el?hoer, ate efforts of a diiigent child with plastic ciay upona a lag. dining sn...
BOXING. DARCY V. CARPENTIER. AUSTRALIAN REFUSING ENGAGEMENTS. New York, Dec. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
BOXING. DARCY v. CARPENTIER. AUSTRALIAN REFUSING EN GAGEMENTS. New York, Dec. 29. Les. Darcy, the Australian cham pion, is refusing engagements in the hope of meeting Georges Car peutier the French champion, but. the "Umpire's" Paris correspon dent interviewed Carpentier, who is in poor condition owing to an aero plane accident, and states that he required four months to reach his form. It is un:ikely that the authorities will grant leave, there fore the chances of meeting Darcy are remote. Carpenttior would prefer a match with Jess Willard, the world's champion.
RUGBY FOOTBALL. NEW ZEALAND DEFEATED. A BRILLIANT EXHIBITION. London, Dec. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
RUGBY FOOTBALL. ?m--~-~ NEW ZEALAND DEFEATED. A BRILLIANT EXHIBITION. London, Dec. 30. The Army Service beat New Zea land by 5 to 4. It was the most brilliant exhibition of football since the war started. The march ex cited the keenest of interest, as both sides were undefeated. The Army Service having scored 687 points against 17. Each side included eaght internationals. Mr." Massey, Sir Joseph Ward, Sir Thomas Mc Kenzie, Sir 'James Carroll, General Richardson, and Colonel -Hall were present. The New Zealand team were as follows :-Back. Hannan ; three quarters, Meull O'Brien, and Muir; five-eights, Jeftries and Campbell; half, Roberts; forwards, Sheahan, Sellars. Hughes, Seeling. J. Camp bell, West, Langford, and Paul. The Army Service team included Trevarthen and Campbell, New Zea landers; and Rosenfeldt, Australian. The colobial forwards were in ex cellent form, putting in many telling rushes. Roberts, in the first half, dropped a beautiful left foot goal. The Army Service, in th...
BLACKBURN AND MAGUIRE. Sydney, Dec. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
BLACKBURN AND MAGUIRE. Sydiiey, Dec. 31. The contest for the bantam etiam pionship between Vince Blaclbutn, s.3, of New So6uti Wales. and Andy Maguire, 8.3Ik, of Victoi'ia at the Stadium on Saturday night, went the full 20 rdunds; aid was declared a draw. The Prime Minister of New Zea atnd, Mr. F. W. Massey, will receive ag honorary degree. from the Edin-. burgh, University on . January 12 (says a Sa,'turday cablogram _foi' L~ndon). . .".
REPUBLIC OF PANAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
REPUBLIC OF PANAMA. -------a-- The Republic of "Panama which has, recently celebrated its twelfth year, is something like 'a speed re cord, even in the annals of the Amoe rican continent. Trie, Dryasdust talls us that after being attached to Coblombia from 1821 it was an in dependbnt State from 1855 'to 1861, but its revival of independence 'in October and November, '1903 was a breathless affair, celebrated :some years ago in. Mr. Roosevelt'~ -boast --" took the Isthmus. started the 'Canal and then teft Cbngress not to debate the Canal, but to de bate me." But Mr. Roosevelt ' ma! have forgotten by 1911 that "debate" was by no means limited to Con gress, and that he to k;a nasty fall from the Democratic 'press. On June i3, 1903, a prmininent lawyer with the names (well suited to ad iventure) of William Nelson CroinZ well had a conversation with. 'Presi dent Roosevelt in the White House; On the next morning the Democra tic press gave warmning of the ap proach of what: is unkindly call...