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THE TINFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 October 1892
TEE TINFIELDS. 1 ? 'V — ? ? ? Our correspondent's letter from the Tinfields, although very important^ is reluctantly crowded out. We can only insert the result of a large meet-? ing,' held at Greenbushes, in . which the following resolution was nassed: — -? ' That the miners on the Greenbushes Tinfields decline to co-operate with. Messrs Thorsby, Rowley, and Brown, in . . their efforts to alter the mining regula-* tions in any form, and obtain concessions from the Government until more is known of the nature and extent of such concessions,' which was carried ?u'n'aninaously, and Captain Dunstan to be sent to the Premier to lay the miners wishes be fore him. Full particulars of meeting1 next issue. .^T
REPORTED LOSS OF A MAIL STEAMER. LONDON, October 16. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 October 1892
REPORTED LOSS OF A MAIL ? ? STEAMER. ' London, October 16. It is rumored that the P. and O.~ steamer Bokhara * has been lost in a typhoon between Shanghai and Hong Kong. ^ The' s'f ea'nei* has been xe-insured at 70 guineas per cent'.' * ' October 17. Later reports confirm the. news of the loss of the steamer. ' Twenty-three persons were saved ; but the captain and the rest of the crew and passen gers were lost. c Fuller details are not' yet to hand.
PROCLAMATION BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 October 1892
PROCLAMATION BAY. Proclamation Day was kept up a general holiday in Bunbury. Nearly all the business , jilaces were closed; and , the children's treat on .tho Plains (the, only amusement provided for), was highly successful. Last j-ear the children's treat on the same' anniversary was held at Boyanup^ and that occasion being the first an niversary of responsible Government* the railway department granted free' tickets to Boyanup, and the Govern ment contributed £25 to the treat, but on this occasipn the Government could not feel themselves justified in repeating the favor, as the same con sideration could be fairly asked for by all the other towns in the colony... And, further,, it would most likely be taken ' as a precedent for . future celebrations of Proclamation Day. The Hon.. H. W. Venn, . Commis sioner of Railways, intimated as much to the gentlemen who inter- . viewed' him on the subject, but to make up for the disappointment the Hon. H. W. Venn very liberally con tributed th...
THE PREMIERS VISIT. A DEPUTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 October 1892
TEE PREMIER'S VISIT. A Deputation. At 11 a.m. on Thursday morning last some tvrelve gentlemen constitute ing a deputation, appointed to inter view the Premier relative to local wants, 'were introduced to Sir John Forrest by the Mayor, at the Prince of Wales Hotel. The Resident Magis trate was also -present. - On the subject of a Town Hall, Mr. Hay said he did not think it much use referring to a site; as Sir John had anticipated their wishes yester day. He was sure the town would not build a Town Hall just now, but when the towii had arrived at that state that it could build a Town Hall, and were in funds, then it would be advisable to have a piece of land for the purpose. Mr. E. M. Clarke thought it useless to detain them on that subject, and taking the word of the. Premier to be, law, ho thanked him for the promise he had made. Messrs. Marshall and Maguire' considered that it would be super fluous to ask any questions on the subject of the Collie coal after the explanations given ...
THE PREMIER AT NEWCASTLE. THE MIDLAND RAILWAY. SIR JOHN'S VIEWS. PERTH, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 October 1892
THE PREMIER AT NEWCASTLE. ... ? A, ? THE MIDLAND RAILWAY. SIR JOHN'S VIEWS. , [Br Telegraph.] (from our correspondent.) Perth, Tuesday. The. Premier attended the New castle Show yesterday. At the ban qiipt in the evening, he made reference to a very important subject — :the Midland Railway. He said it had been stated in the Press that lie told them nothing new at Bunbury; but he was not a barrel organ to change i+c fnno ovf-rr -fftv,' months. As the Newcastle district was interested in the Midland Scheme, lie proposed say ing a few words about that matter that evening, and thus lay before them his views on the subject. It bad ?been said that he was afraid of this question ; but lie repudiated the idea that he was afraid of anything, and certainly not of the Midland Railway. The Government were in no way res ponsible for this question; it had been left to them as a legacy to deal with, and they would deal with it in the interests of the colony. Some people had said that it would be b...
THE NEW RUSH. FURTHER FINDS. THE SCARCITY OF WATER. PERTH, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 October 1892
THE NEW RUSH. FURTHER FINDS. THE SCARCITY OF' 'WATER. (By Telegraph.) [from our correspondent.] Perth, Tuesday. The latest reports from the Gnar bine Rush are of an encouraging na ture. A good deal of gold is being obtained by various parties, princi pally by dry-blowing. There- is a great probability of the water running short. Should this occur, the major ity of the men will be obliged to clear out. : A cavalcade from the Murchison, with pack-horses, arrived at the Cross on Monday, and went on to the fields.
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 October 1892
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. Business Entebpiiise. — We notice thafc-Bunbury is showing signs of pro gress. The new premises of Messrs. Spencer., and Son arc now opened, which shows their stock to good advantage. Mr. Green, also opens his Refreshment Eooms on Saturday next. We wish Mr. Green evcrv success. Messrs. Bra shaw and Co. commence business en Saturday next, at London Terrace. Bun bury, in the bakery and confectionery business. This Co. have had a large oven built on the latest principle by Mr. H. Pickard, of this town. We have in spected his work, and must say ^ the ' right man was in the right place' on this job. All these people advertise themselves in our columns. *??--* The work of plate laying is to be com menced at once on this end of the Perth Bunbury Railway. The s.s. Tenterden is hourly expected from Itockingham, loaded up with sleepers. *- We would draw attention to the lecture to be delivered next Wednesday evening at the Mechanics' Institute, Bunbury, the subject being—'...