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COLONIAL & INDIAN TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
COLONIAL & INDIAN TROOPS. The Colonial and Indian Troops were reviewed, at the tournament yesterday, by the Prince of Wales. The; Victorian .and New South Wales contingent gained first prize and the highest number of marks in the principal events of the programme. The Press were lavish in their praise on the performances, and appearance of the Australian troops. .
THE GERMAN ELECTION. London, May 29 [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
THE GERMAN ELECTION. London, May 29; The German Government has issued a manifesto in connection with the German Elections, which are to be held on June loth, asserting that it is necessary to carry the Army Bill, otherwise Germany must fall a victim to the undying hatred of France, the Triple Alliance being unable to resist a combined Russian-French attack.
CHICAGO EXHIBITION. LONDON, May 27. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
CHICAGO EXHIBITION. . ,, LoKDotfj May 27. ; The Chicago Wild West Show has been completely destroyed by fire. All the foreign exhibitors have withdrawn their exhibits from com petition in the Chicago Exhibition, and have appointed an independent board of jurors to award the diplomas. London, May 28. A quarter of a million people visited the Chicago Exhibition last Sunday. This is by far the largest attendance of the public on any day since the cleto of the opening cere mony.
BOARD OF EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
BOARD OF EDUCATIGN. - . _ ? ? ?*? ? We are indebted to the hon. sec. for the report of the monthly meeting of the above Board, which was held at the Mechanics' Hall on .Monday. Present: Mr. W. Spencer, J.P. (Chairman), the Revs. H. Brady and A. Buchanan, and Mr. Woodrow (secretaiy). The secretary notified that the Roads Board had agreed to close a portion of Onimaney Road at Bruns wick sufficient to allow of a reserve for a school. The Board decided to urge on the Central Board, the neces sity for the immediate erection of a new school-house on this site. The secretary presented a long list of absentees from the town schools, and complaints from the teachers of the injury this bad attendance was doing: them. It was resolved that the secretary issue notices to parents or guardians of habitual absentees to atteud a spe cial meeting of the Board to-day, to show cause why legal proceedings should not he taken against them under the Act. A letter was read from Mr Paisley, Head Master of ...
The New Coins. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
The New Coins. The Victorian Government Gazette of last week contains a copjr of the proclamation issued by Her. Magesty the Queen, giving a description of the new gold and silver coins that 'are .to. be put into circulation, xnere. are to be two new gold coins — -a five-pound piece, and a two pound' piece. The former will be— about' .the size of a crown, the latter will have the dimensions of a two shilling piece. On the other side of these new coins the Queen's, effigy, will be inscribed, Victoria Dei. Gra Britt. Regina ???'.Fid Def Ind Imp., and on the other image of Saint George; armed sitting on horseback attacking the dragon with a sword, and a broken spear upon the ground, and the date of the' year of coining. The sovereign and k sovereign will have the same obverse and re verse impression and inscription as these coins. The new crown-piece will be of the same size as the present five-shilling piece, and it will have the same observe and reverse im impression as the gold five...
The Latest Cables LORD SALISBURY IN BELFAST. LONDON, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
The Latest Cables. (From our own Correspondent.) LORD SALISBURY in BELFAST. London, May 26. - Lord Salisbury- z'eceived a tremen dous reception at Belfast yesterday. In reply to the address of welcome he said the Lords would never desert the loyalists; nor consent to hand over that portion of Ireland to be gov by its implacable foes, and considered that there was no chance of the Home Rule Bill becoming hivr. Capfc. Kenned}-, at the banquet following, created a sensation by asserting that eighteen admirals and sixty two captains had sworn that the Royal Navy would not proceed against the Irish loyalists. Also, that seven hundred and thirty ex-officers of the army had promised assistance to the loyalists. London, May 12. Lord Salisbury's speeches continue to evoke much enthusiasm at Ulster. Yesterday, the police tore down the Union Jack, which was being displayed at Belfast, the authorities . having declared the Jack to be a party emblem. . . .
THE AUSTRALIAN FROZEN MEAT TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
THE AUSTRALIAN FROZEN MEAT TRADE. ? Mr. Wilson, the Victorian Govern ment butter expert, has, in the pre sence of a number of Press repre sentatives, examined a portion of the carcases brought from Melbourne on the last trip or the Australian. I tie sheep had apparently been frozen be fore the animal heat in the carcases had cooled, and hence 50 out of 300 carcases were putrid. Butchers advise the removal of the kidney fat from the best sheep prior to freezing the carcases.
Vasse. VASSE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
1 ; Vasse. [From our Correspondent.] Vasse, Wednesday. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mistakes, it appears, are unavoid able at times. The other week in giving an account of the decision of the. arbitrators in the case of Rey nolds t'. Sussex Roads Board, it was inadvei'tently stated that Mr. Yelver ton was totally opposed to the award It has since transpired that this was not exactly correct. Ifc appears that Mr. Yelverton's opinion after inspect ing the laud was that the Board should fence one side of the road only, i.e., the south side, so as to protect the land that hao been cultivated ; also that the Board should erect two gates, one near the Wonnerup Bridge and the other near the boundary line between Locke and Reynolds. The decision was given late in the evening and I had no time to make enquiries respecting the disagreement of the arbitrators ; aud I mosfc certainly was led to believe from what I could glean at the time that my report was correct, and ifc was only very lately...
Local Industries. No. 1. MR. JAS. SLOAN'S AERATED MINERAL WATER FACTORY [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 31 May 1893
Local Industries. &nbsp; No. 1. MR. JAS. SLOAN'S AERATED MINERAL WATER FACTORY. &nbsp; &nbsp; Chief amongst the recent additions to our local industries, is Mr. Sloan's Mineral Water Factory, which has now been in operation for the last nine months. Its preparations have therefore been sufficiently long before the public to enable a pronounced opinion to be expressed upon the quality of the goods manufactured. Our representative paid a visit to the establishment last week, and was greatly impressed with the extent of the work carried on. The scrupulous cleanliness of the premises first at- tracted his attention, and the cour- teous proprietor kindly tendered his services to show our representative over the factory, and explain the process of his manufacture. A brief chat with Mr. Sloan convinced our representative that the theoretical and scientific basis of the manufacture has been thoroughly reduced to prac- tice, in Mr. Sloan's conduct of his business. The...
Pilbarra Goldfields. WARDEN'S REPORT. PERTH, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 7 June 1893
Pilbarra G-oldfields. —. ? ry WARDEN'S REPORT. . (BY ELECTRIC- TELEGRAPH.) - [Fbom our Own Correspondent.] , - -. .. .-.;?? ?- Perth, Monday. . The under-secretary for ; Lands has received the following ? report, dated Marble .'Bar, May 9th:— 1 did not visit Groydou, as I could hear noth insr of it before leaving town, but at Pilbarra I learnt that some twenty men were woi-king there, and doing fairly well:' — R. Davis, Warden. Perth, This Day. The following telegram, has been received by the Commissioner of Crown Lands from the Warden of the Pilbarra goklfields : — '* Just seen a- cake of gold weighing over lOOOozs. crushed from 216 tons of stone ob t.iined from Stray Shot Lease.'.'
THE VOLUNTEER BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 7 June 1893
:the volunteer band^x The following additional subRcrip- ; tions, in aid of the Bunbury Volunteer; JBrass-Band- have been received by.: Mr. Owen Hough..:— .. ,. ;; ;?, ?/?: ?;'/ -'; .-;;-; ??';??'?.'?. ' .'??????????' ?':?: ;-'-£;;::s- d/ C, Woodley ,.,-?;.? :;.;:;:.^0;-2: 6: - J.J. Murphy ... -..: - :'i.. 0 -2 6 X);F. 'Weusted ' :..;..-;.:. 0: 2 6 E:itu;nph!ies .?.-.:,.:..;.: .q-:--2...6 a. Wool lams ......... 0 2 6 A. McKay ... ... ... ... 0 2 6 S. E. Davies .v, ;.:.-:... 0 2 6 J.-Miliham ?..-.?- ..:... ? 0 5 - 0- J. Wood ley ... ..'....,.. 0 2 6 - C. J. McMahou. ? ...... 0 2 6 It. Tredrea ... ... ... ... 0 4 6 W. Bartlclt ... ....:. ... 0 2 6 £1-14 6
A New Mineral. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 7 June 1893
A New Mineral. ? : . ?' ? A ? '? ; The following paper was read before the Soutli Australian School of Mines by Mr. J. J. E:ist,T?.G.S., dealing with the new mineral recently discovered at the Crreenbusiies : — : Tin was. discovered in Grreenbnshes in 188.°, and several hundred tons have been won from the alluvial claims which have been found to -occur both as deep and shallow leads. The field is on the Bunbnry Bridgetown road, and extends south toBlackwood river; the country is very hilly, and some of the highest summits in this part of West Australia rise from the gullies in which the tin occurs. The geological formation consists of crvs taline schists, granite, and gneissic, with numerous dykes of the diorite,' granite, aud veins of tourmaline, the whole series having a general north and south strike. All the hills have a capping of ferruginous sandstone, and the hollows are filled with sand and occasional beds of poor earthy brown coal of recent formation. A nodular claystone gr...
Board of Health. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 7 June 1893
Board, of Health.; — — ^ — . A meeting of the above Board was held in the Council chambers;on Mon day night last, -Present : 'The Chair man and Crs. Clarke, Floyd, Gibbs andMaxted. - After.the minutes of the two pre vious meetings had been read and confirmed, -:.'..-? The Chaix-man i-ead the following correspondence from the Central Board of Health : . From the Central Board of Health. To TUB CnAIEMAN . . - Lpi-al Board of Health, . . . ; . Bunbury. ? ? With reference to your letter of the 4th inst., the Central Board .'.has approved of the appointment of Mr. (). W. Hou^h, as inspec tor, but as regards that of seui-etary, the Board would suggest that the 'Uut'.O3 be performed by the town clerk, both to avoid extra expense, and also tlie more serious objection in tlie creation of two seta of officers. . As, however, tliis is more a matter for your Towu Council, the Ceutral Board would no doubt approve iu the event of the present arrangement being preferred. Paragraphs 2 and 3 of your...
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 7 June 1893
Topics of the Week. ? A ? llie Hon. H. W, Venn, and Krs \ can, came from Perth by traiu on ]?ri_' day, and returned ou Monday/ * * The Governmpnt sent do\vh'Ou Friday one of their large engines for sen-ice on the Perth-Bunbury line. - .- . -_.- - ' ' * * n ^f.r- 'W-.B- Pen.lletoii. manager of the Unhe coal boring party, came into IJunbury on - Friday last. Mr. Pen dlefo:i gives a most favorable account -k the coalfields, bolii as to the quality ' ot the coal, and the easy manner of getting it to the surface. * ' .% - ? - ?? The Board of Trade's report on the. w-ormng of the Companies Winding-tip Act. which c-anie into operation on' the, 1st January, 1891, announces that the costs of liquidating ''estates for that year exceeded £20,000,000 sterling, and 'this on cue average amount cf business trans acted. We have received a communication from Mr. TV. O. Mitchell,, n- furring to the lire on his property at Nrwlands. on the Blackwood Koad,' stating 'that the fire could not have been ca...
Floods in Victoria. COMMUNICATION WITH PORT MELBOURNE CUT OFF. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 7 June 1893
'Floods in Victoria, COMMUNICATION WITH. POUT MELBOURNE CUT OFF.\ [By TKi-nqiiAPH.] - -; (From Quit CouitKSi'ONDBXT.) - Melhourxe, Mondav. v. The rains which have been falling almost continnally since Saturday,; developed before daylight 'to-day, into' a heavy down-pour, and shows no signs, of clearing off. . /A heavy south erly gale is blowingj backing up the; Yarra to such an extent that floods are feared.- Train- Communication with Port Melbourne is cut off j and the railway lines are in several places damaged; culverts being washed, away and several of the' lower' lev els are under water At Preston, a sub burb five miles north of Melboxirne, it is reported that there are three feet of water in the street. Later. To-night the weather has moder ated. The. rain has ceased and the wind is falling. The residents near the banks of the Yarra feared a flood; but the river, which has been rising steadily, is now falling, and all danger of a flood is regarded as over.