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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE ? 4 ? Messrs. Kelly & Co., Sydney, report Tin, £90 per ton in London. Tin Ore, 15s. 6d. per unit in Sydney Messrs. Thomas Hayward and Sox report : — 'Wholesale Price List. Galvanised Iron (Orb brand) 2C gauge, £22 10s. ton. Bar Iron, £11 10s. ton. Fencing wire (Annealed steel), £11 10s. to £12 Galvanised Fencing Wire, £15 10s tc £16 Barbed Wire, (galvanised) £24. Corn Sacks, 7s. per doz. Bran Bags, 5s. b'd. per doz. Wool Bales, lOf , 3s. each. Kerosene Oil, 150Q test, 11s. Salt, fine (Black Horse), £6 10s. ton. Bone Dust (imp.), £7 ton. Flour (Adelaide Roller), £10 10s. Od. „ (Bunbury Roller), £9 15s. Od. Pollard, £7 Bran, £6 Oats, 3s. bushel. Chaff, £6. ton Potatoes (imported), £7 10s. ton. Seed Wheat, 4s, 6d, Peas, 4s, Onions (imported), £7 10s. ton. Sugar, £22 10s. to £28 ton, Tea, Is. 3d. to 2s. 1b. Cement 16s 6dxask. May 3rd., 1893. For Sale. XOOMBANA STEAM Roller Flour Mill, BUNBITRY, -O IT & ^u X* S3 — By the Undersigned. Best Roller, F...
A NEW MINERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
A NEW MINERAL. ? o ? The Adelaide Observer of the 1st ult. has the following : — Some five weeks since the Registrar of the School of Miues (Mr. J, J. East, F.G-.S.) was waited upon by Mr. Knox Brown, of- Bunbury, Western Australia, who had brought over with him samples front the tinne'lds near Greenbushes, -with the objeet or ascertaining rue most suit able plant for dressing the ore to a con dition fit for market. The tinfield at Greenbushes is an alluvial one, and is worked by a number of prospectors, who, for want of water sufficient for sluicing work, are idle nearly nine months in each year. The sluiced tin ore appeared to the miners of fair, even character, as rogards freedom from associated minerals, and it was therefore with some amount of. surprise and disappointment that Mr. Brown and his friends found that the assay values of the ore shipped to Mel bourne for sale varied in a most irregular manner. Mr, East's attention was taken with a variety of the ore locally termed '...
Financial Crisis. THE NATIONAL BANK CLOSES ITS DOORS. PERTH, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
Financial Crisis. . ? «y THE NATIONAL BANK CLOSES ITS DOORS. (BY ELECTRIC TELKGJtAPH.) [From our Owx Correspondent.] i Perth, Monday. ^The National Bank closed its doors this morning under instructions from ? the head office in Melbourne, but opened again immediately under re construction for the receipt of deposits on the same lines as the Commercial Bank. The cause of the suspension is said to be the bleeding of all the branches last week. The depositors have withdrawn all round. Since April 10, £65,000 have been taken out. It is considered that this colony will suffer severely on account of the number of accounts from Perth, the stoppage of which will materially affect the solvency of the city. The local manager says he has 22s. in bullion for every £ owing by the bank. It is understood that this colony has nothing to do with the cause of the suspension. Later. The news of the National Bank failure was received with much regret in the city, There is a strong run on the Union Bank...
Vasse. VASSE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
Vasse. — 9, — [From our Corkespondsnt.'] Vasse, Saturday. We are, it appears, to have our Public Works shelved for awhile. Some time ago it was notified that tenders would be called at once for the building of the new Commonage bridge, but now it appears that in consequence of some pet scheme not being able to be carried out in the building of the bridge, the work c m not be continued until after the water goes down next summer, noth with- standing that the present bridge has been built on bed logs, and has stood some twenty odd winters without being disturbed. The present author ities have got the idea into their heads that the stone requires loosen ing and removing so that the bed-logs may be set into the ground and cemented, for which purpose the Works Department has instructed Mr. Reed to carry out this work^bjut in consequence of the water being up about the bridge, it cannot be done. In the meantime, the settlers and townpeople must run the risk of meeting with an accident unt...
J.G. REYNOLDS V. SUSSEX ROADS BOARD. AWARD OP THE ARBITRATORS. VASSEE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
J. a. REYNOLDS V. SUSSEX ROADS BOARD. ? ? - *» ? AWARD OF THE ARBITRATORS. (From Our Correspondent.) Vasse, Saturday. The following are the awards m the case of the arbitration between J. G. Reynolds and the Sussex Roads Boards : — 1st. That the provisions of the Boards Act in regard to the giving and serving of notices have not been complied witii, eituer on the one side or the other. 2nd. That a difference of opinion has ariaen between the arbitrators, as to whether the land iB sufficiently enclosed. 3rd. The umpire considers that from the evidence, the land is sufficiently enclosed, though temporarily out of repair upon the boundary between Locke und Reynolds, on the sea beach. 4th. The finding of the arbitrators, there fore, is that the Board fence the road on both sides with . a sufficient fence, as required under the provisions of the Eoads Board. 5th. That the cost of this arbitration i» fourteen guineas; as follows : — Costs two sittings of arbitrator* £10 10 ' ' 'Umpire ......
Local Health Board [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
Local Health Board ? ay Present: Messrs. W. Speucer (Chair man), Banting, Clarke, Floyd, Max ted and Moore. The chairman reported that he had received a communication from the Central Board of Health, approving of the appointment of Dr. Lovegrove as Health Officer. Also that the .Local Jioard were justified in exer cising control over cases outside the municipality, under the 41st clause of the Health Act. Also approving generally of the action taken by the Local Board, relating to quarantine matters. Alsopermittingall telegrams relating to the epidemic, signed by the chairman, to go free. The Central Board, having inti mated that the bye-laws of Perth might not be applicable to Bunbury, it was resolved — That a committee, consisting of Messrs. Clarke, Moore and Maxted, be appointed with the Mayor, to look up the bye-laws of other towns in tlio colony, and report at a meeting of the board, to Le held on Wednesday (to day.) In answer to a communication from the board, the Central Boa...
Municipal Council, MONDAY, MAY 1. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
Municipal Council, . ? ** ? ? ^ ? MONDAY, MAY 1. The monthly meeting of the Muni cipal Council was held in the Me chanics' Institute, on Monday 'last. Present — Messrs. W. Spencer (Mayor) Banting, Clarke, Floyd, Moore, and Maxted. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. The Mayor reported that he had forwarded to Brisbane an additional sum of £31 6s. to the Queensland Re lief Fund, making in all £131 6s. contributed in the district. Cr. Maxted reported that he had engaged labor to repair Boyce's Jetty and bridge, for the sum of £3 15s., and the work was acknowledged to be well done ; amount ordered to be paid. An application was made by Mr W. J. Boswell, for £4 10s., on account of contract, Carey Street ; agreed to. The Town Clerk reported that as yet no grant had been received fro u the Government, or subsidy on the assessment. The following accounts were passed for payment : — £ s. d. W. lies, nightsoilman ... 10 0 0 J. Smith, 8J days work on streets ? 2 9 6 B, Ha...
EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY BILL. A PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY BILL. — — 9 ? A PETITION. The following petition from the Trades and Labor Council has been numerously signed in Perth, Fre rnantle and all the leading towns of Colony. The list sent to Buubury has attached the names of several employers as well as nearly all the mechanics and building laborers in the. town-: To the Honorable Sib Johx Foeeest, K.C.M.G., M.L.A. Premier. '' The Humble Potition of us, the undersigned members of the Associated Trades of Perth and Fremantle, and other persons resident in the Colony of Western Australia, shewcth : ? That there is at this present time iu tins Colony no Employers' Liability Act, and no law dealing with the liability of Employers to Employees or regulating their responsi bility ; and in consequence of such defect many instances have arisen and may in the future arise, in which serious danger, loss and damage to the life and property of your pe titioners and the general public have been suffered or sustained and may herea...
Greenbushes. A WATER SCHEME MEETING. GREENBUSHES, April 24th. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
Grreenbushes. — * — A WATER SCHEME MEETING. [Fuoii Our Correspondent.] Gkeesbushes, April 24th. In response to a notice posted up at the post office, a fairly representa tive meeting of miners appeared at the Assembly room at 7 o'clock on Saturday night (22nd. inst.) The main obiect of the meeting, was to supply the Government with reliable information as to the present expense in the way of carting wash dirt and pumping water to wash the tin with. This information is required by the Government to see if it is feasible and practical, that a water scheme at a rea sonable cost, could be constructed for the use and benefit of the tin-fields. Mr. Brazier, the surveyor, and Mr. Reade, the Inspector of Works, pre viously visited a spot below the junc tion of the Norlip and Spring Gully Brooks, where they found a suitable location, having many natural facili ties for constructing a large dam or a reservoix-, the catchment area being very considerable. Mr. Walter (Registrar), was voted to t...
The Small-pox. THE DISEASE BREAKS OUT AGAIN. SIX FRESH CASES ON MONDAY PERTH, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
The Small-pox. — ♦ — THE DISEASE BREAKS OUT AGAIN. SIX FRESH CASES ON MONDAY [bt electric telegraph] (From our own Correspondent.) Perth, Monday. After lulling the city into fancied security, small-pox has again broken out in our midst, no less than six cases being reported this morning. Two of these patients reside near the residence of the lale Mr-\ Montague. The Health Officer is now visiting these patients, who will probably be removed to tha encampment this af ternoon. The weather is 'wet and muggy, and this is said to be instrumental in spreading the germs of the disease.
Government Stocks SALE OF TREASURY BILLS. PERTH, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
Government Stocks ? — * — SALE OF TREASURY BILLS. [bt electric telegraph.] [FaoM Our Correspondent.] PertIi, Monday. The Premier to-day invites tenders for the purchase of Treasury Bills at 41 per cent. This is considered to be a wise A move, as it is sure to secure the monies now being steadily withdrawn from the banks. Later. The action of the Premier in tak Sng advantage of the opportunity af forded by the present critical state of affairs in the money market by call ing for tenders for Treasury Bills is .generally applauded, and the prevail, ing' opinion, is that he has .shown him self in this matter to be an astute fi nancier, as monies withdrawn from the banks will be put into Govern ment stocks. The Bills will only have 2 years' currency
BORING FOR COAL NEAR VASSE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
BORING FOR COAL NEAR VASSE. ? j± ? The following is the report for the fortnight ending 25th March, by Mr. Frank Reed, the officer in charge of the boring operations near the Vasse : — ' I have to report that a depth of 27S feet has been reached in Bore Hole No. 4. The strata now being bored consists of a gvey sand stone of considerable thickness. At 26S feet another coal seam was found, but not of equal quality with the previous one.' The following is a description of the strata : — Ft. In. As previously described ... 217 -- Arenaceous clay ... ... 2^3 2 Sandstone ? 208 O Coal ? ... 2(5!) d SauJsto no (still boring) ... 278 0
POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1893. (Before Messrs. T. Hayward and W. Spencer, J.P.) Assault. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
POLICE COURT. ? * ? WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1893. (Before Messrs. T. Hayward and W. Spencer, J.P.) Assault. John Emmerson was charged with assaulting Mr. W. H. Timperley, R.M. The defendant pleaded ' Not Guilty,' and stated that he was In spector General of Police and in that capacity had arrested the complainant and had him locked up. W. H. Timperley, sworn, said I knew tne aerenaant ror tne last two and a half yeai-s. He was frequently brought before me charged with be ing a lunatic at laz'ge. I have twice sent the defendant to the asylum at Fremantle under a doctor's certificate. Last month he was brought before me charged with being of unsound mind and wandering at large without any control. He was under medical supervision for some time, and was discharged as fit to go at large. Yes terday the defendant was sitting out side the police-station and while I was disposing of the night charges, he came into the Court-house. At half-past eleven in the forenoon I went outside and the defend...
QUEENSLAND BELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
Q UEENSLAND RELIEF FUND. ? A, ? . The following additional subscrip tions in aid of the Queensland suffer ers were received by the Mayor up to Wednesday last : £ s d .TohnTrigwell... ? 10 0 Levi Bentley ? 10 O R. Trigwell ? 2 6 Victor Bernard ? 5 O W. Trigwell ? 3 O T. G. Chapman ? 3 0 John Thomson ? ... 1 0 0 E. Hughes ? 2 G 2 16 0
CASE AT THE CANNING MILLS. EIGHT NEW CASES SINCE SATURDAY. PERTH, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
CASE AT THE CANNING MILLS. EIGHT NEW CASES SINCE SATURDAY. Perth, This Day. The Bmall-pox epidemic is still raging, and the city is in a state of alarin in consequence. A case is reported from the Can ning Mills near the water supply reservoir. The Health Officer exam ined the man, and found him to be suffering from a mild attack of small pox. He was removed to the encamp ment to-day. Considerable uneasiness exists at the mills, as the patient was a fortnight there before the disease devoloped it self. Altogether there are eight new esses since Saturday. The fresh out-break is attributed to the residence of the late Mrs. Mon tague, around which the new cases are mostly grouped. The Health Officer strongly advised the burning of the house on Mrs. Montague's death, but his advice was disregarded and the result is a fresh crop of cases. All the patients have been promptly removed to the encampment, where they receive every attention. Several convalescent patients were liberated on Satu...
The Latest Cables. INTENDED ATTACK ON MR. GLADSTONE. LONDON, April 29. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 3 May 1893
The Latest Cables. — ♦ — (From our own Correspondent,) INTENDED ATTACK ON MR. GLADSTONE. . London, April 29. According to the Pall Mall Gazette . Mr. Gladstone had a very narrow escape from being shot by Dr. Towns end. The paper in question states* that when Mr. Townsend left Down ing street on the day of the second reading of the Home Rule Bill, Dr. Townsend waited to shoot him. For tunately, however, Mr. Gladstone's resemblance to Dr. Townsend's father caused the would-be assassin to pause. Townsend's antecedents leacT to the conclusion that he is mad.