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»Summary

STATE NEWS.

At a conference of various organisations «rrañged by. ¿he goldfields branch of the W.A. Alliance, and held at Boulder test week, resolutions were carried _in favour «i temperance legislation, similar to those recently adopted in .Perth.

A sub-artesian supply of good stock water ha« been struck at a depth of 1,250 ft. in the bore being sunk on Messrs. Darlot Bros., Ltd/s Byro Station. The supply is about 600 gallons per hour, and

boring operations are being continued. The j water rose to within 130ft. of the surface. J Last week a fatal accident occurred at I the sand dump, at the Great Fingall raine j Day Dawn, when Harold Tamblyn, aged j 16¿ years,-was buried in «and. Dr. Shields J

was on the ¿ceno when the body was got «ut and found that life was extinct.

- On Saturday af ternoon, in the - presence J

of a large assemblage of visitors, hiß

.Excellency the Governor (Sir EIlison-M&carfc- ! ney) declared open the new Presbyterian Ladies' College at Cottesloe. The gathering?! wes a thoroughly representative one, there ; being present members of the varions edu- cational institutions and churches.

At o large and enthusiastic'meeting at the City Town Hall last Friday evening a motion . advocating 'the ^introduction of uni- versal service in Australia was carried by an unanimous vote. . ?? ? !

About 1,000 people travelled, by excur-1 sion to Mundaring. Weir on Sunday. Two trains .were run, onè picking up passengers at intermediate .stations*

At. the annual general meeting, of 'the Farmers and Settlers' Association last week i id, was decided to appeal to the Federal authorities and urge them to re-introduce

the conscript-tin issue and recommend them ? to introduce organised «nd economic con scripiou of the whole of Australia's, re- sources. .. \ .

At the Claremont Central School on FriT j day afternoon the Minister for Education (Mr. Colebatch) unveiled three-' honour I boards erected by the children as a tribute to the old scholars who hâve enlisted." Tho :

boards are^. of neat and solid structure in polished jarrah, and contain 280 names.

The annual -meeting of the Perth Central ! Methodist Mission was held in Wesley.

Church this week, when his Excellency the ; Governor, Sir William' Ellison-Macartney, j

presided over a large attendance. : j

At. a meeting of the Ugly Meu's Volun- j tary Workers' Association on Tuesday even- j jng is was decided to send a letter to every ; -organisation. in the State -asking, them to { co-operate with the association their' work. ' ' .

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