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BOXING. Sydney, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
BOXI 4, Sydney, Dec. 27. Ten rounds saw the end of the contest for the heavyweight championship ot Australia between I)ave Smith (11.1) and Bill Squires (12.10) e the Stadium to-night, Squires being knocked ot~ after an uninteresting bout. In the first round Squires cornered Smith, and for a time it looked te if he had really come back. Smith, however, pulled through and won right on for ten rounds. Early- in the ten~th round Squires fell to the ground, but was soon on his feet. The knock-out enar quickly with a right I swing to the jaw. Squres was some time reeovering from the effects of the blow. Our Perth correspondent wires tM , that M reesrs. E. W. :fklng and .l Niholas, owners -f s'Luly Escape,J winer of tihe Perth Ua. h e, gven'£25 to the. q -t of- Tat ters?ll's? Club o abe v: q- I amongg the ling ut and
RACING IN QUEENSLAND. EAGLE FARM. Brisbane, Dec. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
RACING IN Q UEEN .SLAND. EAGLE FARM. Brisbane, Dec. 27. The second summer meeting took place at Ascot yesterday. The prm cipal race resulted as follows: NEWMARKET HANDICAP. One and a half miles. Everkeane, 8.6 (J. Stone) ........ ?1 In Trouble, 7.6, inc. 1 lb. over (O'Neil) ...... ....... ...... 2 Poaching, 9.9 (McLean) .... .. 3 Beven others started. Betting: 2 to .1 .ast Everkeane, Garrus, 8 to 1 Poaching, 10 to I In Trouble, 12 to a1 Rameses, 14 to 1 Irish Princess. 20 to .1 Peter the Painter. Won by a head, with a neck be tween second and third. Time, 2 min. 34$ see. Dividends: £7 7/ and £i 1/.
SHOCKING DROWNING ACCIDENT Perth, Dec. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
SHOCKING ROWNilniG ACCIDENT Pe:th, lDc. 3;; A drowning accidi .. "resulting i:r tht tors of six liver, occurred at Scarbrougbh. Beach. six and a quar ter mfics from .-Perth, on Satur day. In an effort to save the life of a girl who had got into difficulties while bathingo and who was being washed out to sea, ive men: who went to her assistance were drown. ed, while the girl's life was also lost. Those who lost their lives were:- Kathleen Gornall, 16 years, of E an-a street, Mount Hawthorn; Wm. Pju sung_ (36), single Ellesmererestrt, Mt. Hawthorn; Edward Damon (4 married, Federation-street, M.. Hawtorn; George Hoskins (I single, Stone-street, Wet Perth ; John Henry Smith "(42), married, McDonald-street, Orborne Park ; and Peter Daly (35), marr'ed, King William-street,. Bayswater. Up to this evening the bodies of the girl, Miss Gornall, and of Dju sung and Damon had been recover ed. The tragedy occurred shortly be fore midday. Miss Gornall was camping with her people at the beach. She...
FEDERAL POLITICAL SITUATION Melbourne, Dec. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
FEDERAL .PULIITCAL 1STUATICN Me!bourne, Dec. 31. During the present week, impor tant de4'eldpments may be anticipat ed in Federal-affairs. The holiday: have delayed the announcement of the Prime Minister's reply to the invitation of the British Governmenl to attend the Imperial Conference, which it is intended to hold about the end of February, and the time for making the necessary arrange. nments for the representation of Aus. tralia is now so limited that a deci sion will necessar!y have to be ar. rived at within the next few days. Although nothing of a definite na ture has yet transpired it may be taken for granted that Mr. Hughes will accept the invitation, and that his departure for London will take place at an early date. That certain difficulties will have to be overcome goes without- say ing, but. they are not insuperable. The outstanding fact is* that the Prime Minister of Australia has been invited to attend the conference, and that Mr. Hughes is the Prime Minister. It has...
PREMIERS' CONFERENCE Melbourne, Dec. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
PREMIERS' CONFEPRECE Melbourne, Dec. 31. 1 The adjourned -~remiers' Confer ence to: consider the loan require ments of. the.S:ates and the repat riation of soldiers has been called .or Friday, but it is probable that the conference will not take place until January 8. The suggestion was made that, unless the Ministers could arrive in time to begin the business on Friday morning, it would be wise to postpone the con ference until the following Monday. The Precnier of N.S.W., Mr. Hol man, is now in communication with the different. State Premiers, and the Premier of Victoria, Sir Alexan der Peacock, has: intimated that the suggested postponement of the con ference from January 5 to January. 8 will suit his convenience. When the conference meets Mr. Hughes will announce the amount of money which the Imperial 'Government is prepared to make available on loan for essential State public works, and the allocation of the shares to the various States which are parties to the agreement will t...
THE PRICE OF BOOTS Melbourne, Dec. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
TllE PRICE OF BOOTS Melbourne, Dec. 31. Boots having been proclaimed a necespsrw' commodity ruider the war precautions regulatiois,-'an ini quiry into the wholesale and retail prices by a price-fixing commission in the several States is to com mence on January 4. Irj the mean time ,boots may be purchased in the ordinary way in shops through out the metropolitan area, taken haphazaid, and swoh bootý will bt: appraised by.experts, and tracked to the manufacturer, who will be 'ask =el to produce to the commseion hi~ coat sheete and other iormnatio~h concernin them. i The commissinmer will then be in a, position to see if the margins of profit by the manu facturers, wholesalers, and retailers are fair and. reasonable. In th case of imported boots the commis sioner will call for importers' in voices. Senator Russell pointed out tha? the prices of leather for manufaa? turers making boots for the Defenod Department have been fixed fq1 some t'ime and the Commaauoner' inquiries will extend t...
PORT ADELAIDE RACES. ADMIRABLE BOB WINS CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
PORT AIELAIDE RACEI . ADMIRABLE BOB WINS CUP.. The Post Adelaide Christmas Meeting was concluded - on Boxing Day. The chief event resulted as follows : PORT ADELAIDE -OUP, One mile and three furlongs. Admirable Bob, 8.2 (Franklyn) ' Gold Cuffs, 8.0 (Daily) . ..... . Wee Gun, &i1 (Marshall) .. ... 3 Othere: Cyldon. Pistolier, Maori Lad. Boontree, Lady. Huon, Bau wonie, Golden Fortune, Little Joan, Ptanu, Pistol Prince, Sir Mac, Di mitol, Calamus, Bunny King. Won .bv half a length. Time, ! min. 25 sec. Dividends: £13 7/ and £1 7/.
HECH, MON! [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
HECH, MON ! It was a flag day in a northern town. The sweet girls in their white dresses were abroad in ohe streets, -and dainty Red -Croer nurses were rattling . their .boxes and inveighing ill passers intp pur chasing a flag. But the little fitpper at the most busy -corner bit off more ithan she could chew -when .she ~topped a brawny- Scnt. . "Buy a fla , sir ?" . "Ah'm orry, ma lassie. Ah d like .fine to gi'e something to the graund warrk o' Red Cross, but I fitd I've naethin'., less than a penny 1"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
OI . ORIINAL and ON J.V OENIWIN5. Aovt*ilk. a oharm In The. Net. Medlolne for DIARRNtEO and COUGHS.S COLDS, -ASTHMA simple i~N EY INTER nd In the, pouch of mRONCHITIS and CONSUMtTION. Awedt~rovd patllatlve in the palns of CheqIcs FIkVRRISHNOSS BUUAOI*A, . OOUT and esotualiy out s hoft all. SHEUMAIaBM, TOOTHACHE. "attacks of SPASMS and COLIC. Convlnblng M~edica TesUmony accompanls each BotEe. Bold in Boitlac by all Chemlq e. Made is Togland, Solog nauftur~ Prloeh in BEongmad. !/8.8s-. 5/.j 1.?.DnvaztroazLtd.. oaaon; $u4
"THROUGH THICK AND THIN" Y.M.C.A. WITH THE TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
."'HROUCHl THICK AiND:?1IN' i Y.M.C.A. WITH THE TROOPS. "All grades of society d¶'e repro sented on this troopship. Squat ters, jockeys, mechanics, and farm ers. On one troop deck there are two honours men Brisbane Uni versity,' one B.A., London,--and one M.A. Aberdeen University.". So Mr. ] . C. Moore, one of the mili tary secretaries of the Y.M.C.A. writes to the Australian National Committee from a transport at sea. "We have been for some weeks afloat,", says secretary A. J. Moyle. in .a report to the -National Com mittee,. 'and last Sunday made our first port of call. What a welcome the Y.M.C.A.. there gave to ouri soldiers. A young lady- was' flag signalling from the wharf, and the boys soon picked up her message: "Co me to the Y.M.C.A., aext to the city post office?" The mesaue flashed round the boat like light ning; and what a time they did give the fellows ashore !" The Nat0Jnal .Secretary o. th.; Y.M.C.A. in Australia, Mr. J. Henry Lang, says it is expected that many Univer...
FEDERAL POLITICAL SITUATION Melbourne, Dec. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
Melbourne, :Dec. 29. Unless an important develop ment takes place im -ederal politics within the nex-t few days, Sir Johnm Forrest will adhere to his previously formed plan of leaveig "or West Australia next Wednesday, The Minister for Home Affairs, Mr. Jnamford, who is still in Melbourne, also intends to absent himself from Melbourne shortly. He has made arrangements to leave for the. Fed eral capital territory on January 6, and intends to stay there for a week. These arrangements are, however, subject to alteration, .as much. will depend upon what the Prime Min ister, Mr. Hughes, may have to say on his return to Melbourne on Tuesday about his reply to the in vitation of the British Government to attend the Imperial Conference. It is understoo dthat the Leader of the Federal Opposition will not be in Melbourne before Wednesday. After consulting with Mr. Hughes, it may be necessary for him to summon an immediate meeting of his party to consider any communication the Prime Minister-m...
WITH THE GUARDS' BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
WITH THE GUARDS' BRIGADE. Lieut.. Charles Symon, of the Coldstream Guards, in a letter to his father, Sir Josiah Symon K.C., describes with vivid simplicity some details of the great advance by the brigade of Guards on the Somme between .September 15 and 25. He tells-to use John Masefield's words --of "sweating in the trenches,dodg ing death and danger without rest, and of that "miseryand pain and joy and valour and brotherhood," lit up with cheeriness and quaint hu mour, which show. the breed of British soldiers at its best-and the world has nothing better. At'* a.m one morning Lieut. Symon was' called to headquarters and was told to take a message to the corps on the right. The .0C. grinned as he gave the directions, - and said, "You'll have to dodge a bit." There was only 200 yards of trench to cover, "but the Boscohe, who had been shelling for twQ hours, liked that bit, since being near the road, he suspected dumps of various kinds. It was not bad (says the writer) having someth...
EVEN THE ANGELS LOST PATIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
EVEN THE ANGELS LOST PATIENCE. The new Ibey had proved itself the possessor, of extraordinary lIng powers, One day baby's broather, little Johnny, said to his xmothet "Me., little Arther come irowi heaven, ddn't f?' " "Y. dear,' answered tape rnobier. !ohint wi silent or a minute, s.d then he .eant o01git'lJ i " a !' hatj it,, ohnii )yj'" do'? blUa?I angels fort Sing i4 lh out S 79tl"
MR. LLOYD GEORGE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
MR. LLOYD GEORGE. Among 't?e many articles on th Lloyd George "no intervention" in ter:iew, this from tihe "Weser Zci tung" has interest as a character sketch' of the Minister for War: "Lloyd George, the English War Minister, is one of the men who have undergone a complete metamorpha sis during the war. Previously this ively little Welshman, who filled in the Asquith Cabinet the position of Financial Minister, had his centre Qf gravity int political Radicalism. The Parliamentary majority stand ing behind' him consisted, in addi tion to the old Manchester Liber als, of the Radicals, the Labour party, the not very numerous So cialists, and the Irish. These last wanted Home Rule, and with them Lloyd George tried to bring about Provincial Reform for England and Scotland too. Also he wanted to carry through social reforms, which cost much money, and he had, on that account, to raise the very un popular duty on drink. He held un. compromisingly to Free Trade, and as he recognised clearly ...
COASTAL SPORTING ITEMS. Perth, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
.COASTAL SPORTING ITEMIS. Perth, -Dec. a, To-day Mr. A. E. Cockram. the owner of Quinn Abbey. which horse ran second in the W.A.: Troting Cup on Tuesday night. lodged an objection with the Trotting A·ls ociia. tin against the first prize for the Cup being paid over to the owner of Edgel's Pride, the winner,. It Is understood that the claim is" made by the objector that Edgel's Pridd his had as stable companion s horse that is .under the ban of dis qualification, and that'ihe has been handled by a man 'who hda also been disqualifed. The matter has bdeen referred to the stewards. 'ho have decided to go into the matter next Thursday.
BIG GAME SHOOTING IN NYASSALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
Big CIAME SHOITINIC IN N YASSALAND. Having just received, an account of a fortnight's sport among the denizens of the jungle in Nyassa land, from my son, a planter out there, some of your reaaers, might be interested in the following ac count: "In our .district around there are a few lions and buffalo, with leopard and various other kinds of game, bus the jungle is So dense that it is impossible to dislodge them with out numerous beaters or a pack of hounds. I resolved, therefore, to go up country about. thirty miles, and after selecting a few boys from the estate, we started in the' middle of August to a district where elephants were plentif hl... In one herd a re cord tusker was frequently seen, and his capture by sportsmen often at tempted. Hunters are all animated with a desire to secure the finest heads or. specimens of any kind, and forbear to kill inferior animals. After a two days' journey we ar rived in a district where, according to the natives, a large herd with an extra ...
NO QUARRELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
NO QUARRELLING. The editor of the correspondence columns had a ver busy day--a very busy day indee~ ' Son busy, in fact, that he had to enlist the ser vices of the ".sub" to read out the correspondence. "'What is the next query I" he asked when he-had tone ailf -wa throughthe pile of I etters. "Oh," replied the "shb," a reader in: South. Africa wants to know how to pevent the. hairs in his mouitach from faalling ,out. . Whatl shaltl [pat downp, sIr "Well" answered the editor,, with a ?igk, "just put down,. 'The 3best way to prevent hair, from. falling out t to. ,rylh ,them lighty. apart and keep them from 4luarrehlling.' "
GERMANS IN ENGLAND TRADING DURING THE PAST TWO YEARS. London, Nov. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
,sUM AM$ IR ENCLANiW TRADING DURING TEE-PAST TWO YEARS. (From Our Special Representative). London, Nov. 9, - Another chapter in the unusually interesting war history of tre for mer .enemy concern of Messrs. A. Waulisg ?d Co., manUfactu?res, of sans.to.es,. formaamint, and other che?ical produots is reached by the purchasing of the assets of -that firm y -0 group of British business men,. headedd by- one of the moat promin ent leaders of British industry. The propretor . of the bua?sess, in, all its:branches in Germany, aS well as in England, was Herr Jo&nann von Wulfing, and the. two managers of. the firm on this side were ,also Germans. Early in the war the oncern was put under .thesup rvis.r ion of a controller appointed by. the. Government, -ad Mr. Max Muller,. one of the ? managers in England. wea allowed by the Home to communicate. with --the. proprietor, who . lived in QGemany, about as proposal to sel- the .business to an English company. -Herr.von. Wulfng telegranhed...
ROMANCE OF WILL ON DEATHBED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Argus — 2 January 1917
- ROMA?NCE OF WILL O DEATIIH BED. it is not often that there is reveal ed in the sombre precincts of the Probate Court a romance of real life such as was related by Mr. Mc t: Call, .C., in Lon'don on November 17, in "explaining that a settlement had -been reached. : The will in dispute, which' was S made by the` late Miss Elizabeth r Bickford, of Cambridge-street, Edgware-road, read as follows - i "All 'his profits he handed to me for safe custody. We invested the same, and have invested 75 per cent. of all dividends, and have lived like *poor people; riding in I nenny omnibuses, without any nelp f-for ten years in the house. Hence, the 'accumulations of James harvey Guernsey's fortune.' ' Verbally, everything has been mixtual between as. 'What was his is' mine in case of death, and vice versa. I feel 1 am passing away. I do ask my vgry dear friend to give a certain sum to our King, -to Queen' Mary, and St. Mary's Hospital, Praed-street, W., and also- to think of relatives on both s...