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Government Land Notices. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
Government Land dofloes. Reserved— Nelson . (St John's Brook)— No 17320 (School Site).— Location No 327 (5 acres). Sales (Bunbury)— Allanson, Town 8, 56 and 59, £12 each ; 39, £13. (Bridgetown)— Preston, Suburban for Cultivation, 60 and 61, £10 each ; 58 and 59, £8 each. Subject to the payment of the value of any existing improvements. ooiaier (settlement — (tsuubury or Perth)— 26 blocks on. the Brunswick Experimental Farm. Bridgetown, near Doombakup Ford— 5473, 87! acres at 15/-- 5474, 195 acres at 14/- ; near Big Hill Brook, 10 blocks varying from 151 acres to 71 ac prices from 12s to 16s per acre; near Kirup, H Tanning's abandoned application 154 acres at £7/1/6 including improvements; near Hester 6689, 200 acres at 15s, 66qo. 300 acre at i?s. Open for Selection — Open 22nd October, Bridgetown, 16 miles from Manjimup. R. Williamson's forfeit ed H.L. 160 ac f2S ; 16 miles East of Busselton, W E P Munyard's H.F. 160 acres at 7s 6d. Open 29th Oct ober, H H Jackson's forfeited H.Fr a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
Handy Food Co.— Are you going fishing and wont be back for lunch ? Jf so, call at the Handy Food Co. and they will supply you with luncheon dainties ready cooked. Try their beef and pork sausages for your breakfast. You can always get cooked meats at the Handy Food Co., and all their goods are made on the premises, under hygienic conditions by experienced workmen. The Handy Food Co., Stephen-street, Bunbury.
ON THE BALTIC FRONT. London, Oct. 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
OH THE 8ALTIG FRONT. London. Oct. 17. The situation on the Baltic Front is still complicated, but the Allies adhere to their policy of preventing the country being overrun by either Germans or Bolsheviks. The former . have failed to take Riga, although they tried to cross the river in motor boats and enter the town. The Letts a;re confident that they will be able to withstand all attacks. Denikine's forces are well across the Don River on a 200 mile front. FromNorjnebla to South Brcleds, they are everywhere driving the Bolsheviks back to the north-east And northwards.
Obituary. THE LATE FRANK McKENNA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
Obituary - - — « — — THE LATE FRANK McKENNA. Deep sympathy will be felt by residents of Bunbury, Balingup and Wagin Districts with Mr Walter McKenna, whose little son expired at St. Glair's Hospital on Wednesday last. The little sufferer contracted a serious illness last week, which turned out to be tetanus.' After medical attention at Greenbushes, Mr McKenna brought tbe lad into Bun bury per motor on Sunday, but despite every care, the end came. The mother died eighteen months ago, and since then there have been several attacks of illness among the family. The funeral took place on Wednes day afternoon, when the remains were laid in the Catholic new cemetery. The Rev. Archdeacon Smyth read the burial service. The bereaved father and his eldest daughter, who, since the death of the mother, had brought up the child, were the chief mourners, and many floral tributes were for warded by sympathising friends. The funeral was carried out by Messrs W. Brittain & Son.
SPORTING. "HERALD" SELECTIONS. CAULFIELD CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
Sfwiese. ? -» ? 'HERALD' SELECTIONS. : CAULFIELD CUP. Chrome 1, Night Watch 2, Ard na-ree 3, Lucknow 4. CANNING PARK RACES. Hurdles. — Outlaw Knight 1, Ravel 2. Bashful Boy 3. First Glass Plate. — Loch Alma 1, Explore 2, Peronne 3. , Second Class Plate. — Lady, Mifr eena 1, Drumont 2, Lady Neta 3. - Park Handicap. — Le Lac 1, Arrow field 2, Ayrton 3. v Third Class Plate (1st division.)— Blue Lady 1, Floanton 2, China To-n 3. Third Class Plate (2nd division)— Carrawindy 1, Silver Pete 2, All Colours 3. Welter.— Rippler 1, Shelburne 2, High Wall 3.
STATE WOOL-CLASSING DEPOT AT FREMANTLE. Farmers' Classes to be Discontinued. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
STATE WOOL-CLASSING DEPOT AT FREMANTLE. I m Farmers' Classes to be Discontinued. The Hon. Minister for Agriculture, Mr.vC. -F. Baxter, has announced that it lias ..been decided not to resume the wobl-classingj f pr farmers which for the past two seasons 'has beeen carried out .by the Department at North' Fj»emantle.' This -depot, .was started' some two years ago owing to the ,necessity'which then existed for provision of this facility, in order to enable the small- growers, who were not taking 'sufficient care in the get kip - of theic 'clips, to obtain the ad vantage of marketing the wool in better condition . than- would,' have otherwise been , the case. The oper ations at the 'depot, -combined with the demonstrations and lectures which the Sheep 'and Wool Expert has' been carrying -out iinthe country district's, have served a very useful purpose, including the object .prin cipally desired in this respect of Im parting sufficient information to\the smaller, growers to enable, them...
STOCK POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
, * STOCK POISONING. e -???'???-'- i .. 'Many Years' Subscriber,' Nokan -ing: — Stock, suffering from poisoning as a result ~bf feeding on box or nar row leaf poisbn show very distinct symptoms. You .will notice them standing m a dull or comatose condi tion. This condition will be succeed ed by a- period of excitement as the rpoisoh-becomes active, the animal ' eventually falling down and dying. It would not be advisable to feed the carcase of a poisoned animal to pigs or dogs. Poisoned ? rabbit bait often leads to the poisoning of sheep, judg ing by .reports from ^rabbit infested districts. : Many of the druggists sell specially, prepared; tabloids -as a re medy for York-road and box poisin. Full particulars as to method of use are given with these tabloids when purchased. ,
THE ASSOCIATED FRUIT-GROWERS' REPORT. (By Wire.) Kalgoorlie, October 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
[?] (By Wire,) Kalgoorlie, October 17. The Associated. Fruitgrowers, Ltd^ report as follows :— All lines of fruit short and apples to hand were rather poor quality, tomatoes were in strong demand, vegetables supplies were also short and there is a strong inquiry for poultry. Details — apples Y&tes, dumps 22s 6d ; Rokewoods to 158 ; Statesman to 17s, inferior 12s ; Romes to 17b, inferior to' 13s ; Ddher tys 20s ; Navels, dumps 17s to 19s, fiats, best 14s to 16s 6d, inferior to 12s 6d ; oranges, dumps to 17s, flats, best 12s 6d to 15s; tomatoes to 30s 6d ; Lemons to 12s 6d ; mandarines 12s to 14s ; pears, half dumps Winter Nelis to 7s 6d ; Josephines to 8s 6d ; Cope Gooseberries 6d per Ib ; Loquets to 12s ; cabbage 18s to 24s inferior 9s to lls ; swedes 10s to 1 4s, pumpkins 18s to 22a,. peas 4£d to 6d j french, beans 9 to 9£ ; broad beans Is l£d to 2a : White onions 4d to 5d ; marrows %a i 9d to 6jb per doz ; turkey gobbler heavy weight to 42s, mediums 36s, light. 25s ; turke...
STINKING ROGER AS SHEEP FEED [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
STINKING ROGER AS SHEEP ' .FEED /Givirfg evidence befoie the ?'Royal ?Commission on. Agriculture in. October, 1916, Mr. Maitland^Leake, referring to the preyaleuce of weeds, said:-1-' 'There is a farm adioining us which is entirp.lv' overrun' with Stinking Roger. It has completely spoiled his crop with 'the exception of about 30 acres.'- .' . . . It is good sheep feed and we are keeping it down (with sheep). We' have neigh bours on either side who have the Roger on their land, but it- has not af feetedyis because-we can keep it down. Sheep -tlo wonderfully well upon it. Mr. Heuston will be giving evidence, and he will tell you how long he has had sheep on the Roger and how. well they have done on' it. I have been sur prised myself. Mr. Heuston, to whom Mr. Leake re ferred above, gave eivdence on this plant later. He said: 'We run 400 sheep at the present moment. We have only been running stock during the. last 12 months 'but drmncr -Hip Inat -Pmir months 150 acres would.carry 400 sh...
JUDENITCH'S ADVANCE. London, October 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
JUBESflTOH'S 'JMYMK. I ? c ? London, October 17. On the South Russian fronts, Jud^. euitch'a offensive towards P.etrogra'dV was excellently devised on a 75' mile front. He advanced ia six columns, supported on both flanks by Esthon.' tans, aided by the tanks. The enemy fought tenaciously at Luga. A com plete armoured train was captured a, Volosovo. The enemy are now retiring hastily on the whole front. Southward of Luga. Judenitch, in two days, penetrated over 40 miles. The advance created disorder and consternation in Petrograd. An un comfirmed report states that Gatchina has been captured.
WHAT IS A WETHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
, ? , . ? * WHAT IS A WETHER. A controversy, as to .what constitutes a hogget, has been raging in the Eas-' tern States, and a' judge at the Sydney sheep showr raised a point as to what constitutes a wether by refusing to give a prize to a pen of 10 nine-months old ciossbieds shown as export we theis, on, the giound that the% were not wether's.' . The ' first prize was given to a pen of 10 two year old we theis, but this pen was subsequently disqualified for the reason that the pen only contained nine of them, in stead of ten, as required by the con ditions. The committee expressed the opinion that the ten young crossbreds should be awarded the first prize. Ap parently in their view a hogget may bea vrctkei.
Successful Trials Abroad. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
Successful Trials Abroad. Fresh .. evidence of the value of the late Mr. .William Farrer's work in wheat-breeding has come to hand (says 'The Farmer and Settler,' Sydney)^ Federation and, , in- later years... Hard Federation, nave been proved throughout the wheat-growing districts 'of,-Australia to be among the best varieties' ever raised. A few months' ago reports were received from India to the effect that these wheats grown there had been proved to be re sistant to both rust and bunt, quali ties for which they are not noted when ?grown- in1 Australian conditions. . These wheats are also coming to the fore in parts of the United States of ?America. Tn a recent communica tion to Mr. W. L. Waterhouse, B.S5; Agr., Walter and Eliza Hall Re search Fellow in' the Department of Agriculture at the Sydney University, the assistant-agronomist in charge of the western wheat-investigations ?nsrites : , ' [ It will be of interest to you to know that we are finding the Fede ration wheat to ? be...
The Grey Curse. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
The Grey Curse. In the first return of live -'stock published in New South Wales % in 1788 mention is made of the rabbit, s*o' that it ,may be assumed that rab bits were transported to the infant settlement .with their, natural enemv. the poacher)' 'in ;;the: first fleet: In 1836, jujt after' the foundation' of Melbourne, .Victorian^ records show that a disputefha'd'- already occurred between the twp fpunders of the set tlement, Henrys-Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner, in regard to the de struction -.of certain rabbits owned by Fawkh'er.;- '??' Ten years later, accprd ing tp the ,!'-Port Phillip Patript/' rab bits, were ', thriving well 'under the ' JPlice f;pffice.' ' The rabbits', so far known ;in -Australia were all appar ently of the domestic variety. But in 1859 /the clipper Lightning brought tour hares, and 24. wild rabbits' consigned to Mr. Thomas Austin, of Barwon Park, near Geelong. Three years afterwards the 'Argus' report ed that the- game at Barwon Park were thriving well,...
A Good Deed. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 18 October 1919
A Good Deed. ** In 1916, Mr. Arthur ? Lotori, of' Spencers' Brook, planted an area of .wheat for the benefit of returned sol diers, and every year since, until the conclusion of the war, .he replanted. This wheat has realised £151 and the sum has been given by Mr. Loton to the association with the request that half be allotted to the Northam branch and the other half be at the disposal of the executive. : The latter has decided that its portion shall go to the credit of the Blind Soldiers' Trust Fund account in order to help to make up the pensions of blinded soldiers to £4 per week.