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The Small-pox. LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ONE MORE CASE. PERTH. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 24 May 1893
The Small-pox. LATEST 1JE VELOPMENTS 0NE:M0RE CASE. ?Perth. Tuesday. Oriemore case of small-pox was reported yesterday ; that of a woman named Mrs. Owen. : Perth, This Day. Mrs. Owenv who was reported to be suffering from small-pox on Monday, has been further examined, and has been declared to be suffering from a slight attack of the malady. She linn njA uuiiuicJirati wi n ituui ai u - itu cinated, but the mother and father refused to have the operation per formed on themselves. Mrs. Owen has been removed to theencarapment, aud the .family have been placed strictly in quarantine. 1 here are only ten patients left at encampment now, and all are con valescent-. - Di'. Wheeler leaves to day. Provided no fi-esh cases occur, the encampment will- bo broken up at the end of a fortnight.. ;
FRANCE AND SIAM. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 24 May 1893
FRANCE AND SI AM. The French Government has or dered the mobilization of its squadron in the China Sea, with the object of preventing China from assisting Siam. The Paris reporter of the Standard attributes the action of France in the annexation of Sisun to the desire of that Power to found an eastern em pire thsit would rival India.
THE MERCANTILE BANK PROSECUTIONS. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
THE MERCANTILE BANK PROSECUTIONS. [By Telegraph.] (From Our Correspondent.) Melbourne, Tuesday. An application has been made to the Full Court by Jas. Reid, a share broker, asking that the Grand Jury be summoned to adjudicate whether a true bill shall be filled against Sir Matthew Davies and Mi*. Millidgr, on the charge of having falsified the balance-sheets of the defunct Mer cantile Bank. The application alleges that a mis-carriage of justice would take place unless the defendants are tried by a juiy of their peers. In the meantime Sir Matthew and Lady Davies left Melbourne per s.s. Salier for Colombo yesterday. At Adelaide he refused to be interviewed, Lady Davies stating that his health had quite broken down, but that he was quite willing to return should the Grand Jury find a true bill. * - ? ' .? ''?/' ..?. ?. ' '
THE HOLIDAYS AT BRIDGETOWN. BRIDGETOWN, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
THE HOLIDAYS AT BRIDGE TOWN, - ? —♦——?. : . . ;. ? (From Our Own Correspondent.) Bridgetown, Saturday. The residents of Bridgetown and vicinity have been enjoying them selves thoroughly last week. Large numbers of visitors came in on the 23rd, to keep up the anniversary of Queen's Birthday. Amateur theatri cals, dances, cricket matches and children's sports were arranged, and all seemed to enjoy themselves. On the 24th the first cricket match was played between Bridgetown and Warren, resulting in a win for the home team, ana on the following day the Warrenites beat Greenbushes. (A report of both these matches ap pears in another column ) On the 25th the performance of the farce ' Ici on parle Francais ' [in the Me chanics' Institute was a great success, the farce was very amusing and the performers acted their several parts with great credit. It is not necessary to particularize ; all did exceedingly well. The following is a caste of characters — Miss Carry Reynolds, Mrs. Sprisrgins...
RECONSTRUCTION SCHEMES. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
RECONSTRUCTION SCHEMES. Melbourne, Saturday. A Meeting of the creditors and share holders in the Banks of Victoria was held yesterday, at which a modified scheme of reconstruction was adopted. During the proceedings the chairman said that the bank would insist upon the creditors taking preference shares, and that the depositors would be rep resented upon the future Board of Directors. The Australian Joint Stock Bankalso adopteda similarly amended scheme, which will give discretionary power to the Board to make advance upon current accounts. Melbourne, Tuesday. Statutory meetings of the share holders and creditors in the National Bank of Australasia were held yes terday, at which the proposed scheme of reconstruction was adopted. The chaix-man, Hon. C. J. Ham, M.L.C., said the modifications required by English creditors represented by agents, holding one-anrt-a-qnarter millions sterling deposits, contained two main points which demanded the closest scrutiny of the directors, viz., th...
The Bank Scare. AUSTRALIAN STOCKS RISING PROFFERED ASSISTANCE LONDON, May 24. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
The Bank Scare. — $ — AUSTRALIAN STOCKS RISING PROFFERED ASSISTANCE [By Telegraph.] (From Our Correspondent.) Lnxnos. Mav 24. Australia^ bant shares ai-e steady. There is a slight reactionin Australian Government securities. Perth, To-day. There are no further banking; sus pensions to report. London, May 26. Australian stocks are rising. Melbourne, Friday. The Premier of Cape Colony has cabled to the Premier of Victoria of fering assistance if required. He states that Cape Colony is willing to purchase largely in colonial stocks, to relieve and harden the market; A conference of Premiers is to be held in Melbourne next week. Sir Thos. Mcllwraith (Queensland) can not attend, but has asked that all re solutions be wired to him while the conference is sitting, when he will wire his opinion. Sydney, Friday. Both Houses have passed the Cur-' l'ent Accounts and Deposits Bill without material amendment.
LONDON, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
London, May 26. Upwards of a hundred Nihilists have just been arrested at Warsaw, and have been charged oi'ganising plots to destroy the Czar and his household. The Times of this mornrng has an article upon the prospects of Aus tralia. It declares that there is a splendid future for the country in regards to the, export of produce. There are good prospects it believes, of the opeuing up new markets' and of wealing a trade of enormous mag nitude. '. I
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
Topics of the Week. . — ^ — ? The principal stores in town will be closed to-morrow, June 1st,, the anniver sary of the foundation of the colony. * # * News has been received that the richest stone ever found at Southern Cross has been discovered in the Central goldmino, at 125ft. *' * Men employed by the Government in tank sinking a I; Coolgardio are receiving lls. per day for their labor, and a good number of men are engaged. Water is Is. per gallon. # * The train from Perth to Bnnbury brought down quite a number of pas sengers on every trip since the com mencement of the temporary service. On Friday, last, an extra carriage had to be put on to make room for the nuaibcr of passengers booked. - #*. We notice with pleasure that the Rail way Department have provided a new composite carriage for use on the trains between Bunbury and Pinjarrah. This will add considerably to the comfort of passengers by this train, and will be much appreciated. * We are very pleased to hear that Con sta...