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Shipping. VESSELS IN PORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 29 October 1919
Shipplog. Vessels in Port. ?remier, Dredge. Barquentine, Union La Digue. . S.s. Ashridge. S.a. Planen. Arrivals. Oct. 26, a.s. Plauen, (A. E. Jack son agent.) Projected' Departures. To-day.— s.b. Ashridge, (T. Hay ward & Son, Ltd, agents.) Barquentine Union La Digue. Oct. 30, s.a. Plauan. Expected Arrivals. S.s. Huntress. - Barque Garthneill (Millars T. and T. Co, Ltd, agents.) Notes. S.s. Plauen arrived on Sunday from Alexandria for bunker coal, and is expected to sail to-morrow. The barque Garthneill and s.s. Huntress are expected to arrive shortly.
Eight Hours' Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 29 October 1919
Eight Hours' Day. ? « ? Good weather marked- Labour's Holiday on Monday last, and from early morn until nearly midnight, the residents and visitors thronged the streets. The promoters of the S;; r;.» ;ti-d Pr cession h:ul a busy time completing arrangements, bu* had al! in order by the starting hour, 10.30 a.m., when the -procession left the Federal Hotel. Headed by the combined Salvation Army and Bun bury City bands, the march was along Stirling Street, and through the principal highways of the town, to the Recreation Ground. The order of the march was as follows : — The combined bands, led by W.P. Con stable Delfs on a handsome charger ; the Sea-Scouts and Cadets, W. L. Thomas, Esq, (Mayor), W L Owen, (Resident Magistrate), and Dr Wil son (Bishop of Bunbury) in Mr R. Henderson's car; the Lumpers' Ban ner supported by a strong contingent of members of the Union ; the Bun bury Volunteer Fire Brigade motor and horse machines ; the 'White Hand' Society, the 'White Hand' Band, the Nurs...
Social and Personal. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 29 October 1919
[?] ? -$. ? At Jayes (Upper BlackTrood dis trict) on October 17, a number of returned men were welcomed home by the residents o! the district. Mr M. S. Hack presided over the gathering and a jovial time was spent. The guests included : Opls. P. Loney and O. Jennings ; Ptes. F. and R. Johnson, H. Thomas, Y. Bilston, A. Murray, F, Ohilton, O. Butterly, W. H. Will iams, H. Nix, Don Reid, W. Fuller and O.S. Batty ; Troopers W. Moul ton, Ted Forrest and O. Waters; Drivers A. Lee Steere and F. Chester. Colonel Courtney, who until recently was District Commandant in this State, died in Melbourne on Wednes day. He commanded the 14th Battalion at Gallipoli, and Courtney's Post was named after him. He was chief clerk in the Melbourne ' Repat.' office when the fatal illness came. ' The Rev. Scott-Clarke leaves to morrow for Dwellingup to take up his duties there. Amongst the visitors during 'the y week-end were Dr and Mrs Hume of Greenbushes, who motored through. Messrs A Taylor, Waterworth, O...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 29 October 1919
Urgent! The Present Scare — The Commissioner for Public Health (Dr Atkinson), with the experiences of all the other States behind him, has drawn up a set of prescript ions, for the use of persons in their own homes, where the attendance of a medical man cannot be immediate ly secured, or pending the arrival of medical aid. Three of the formulae are for internal administration to suit the varying forms of Pneumonic In fluenza, and the fourth is a prevent- ; ative or gennicidal fluid for douching the nose and throat. All these can be obtained from Thomas and Coy, chemists of this town, at the price of 2/6 per bottle, or 10/- for the set ! While it would be wise for all to provide for an emergency it is parti- j cularly desirable for heads of house- j holds living even a short distance from town to have a supply of these preparations on hand. Prompt at tention will be given to communi cations addressed to THOMAS & CO* I Chemists, Victoria-st., Bunbury
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 29 October 1919
Local ail Simrfil, Killing Kangaroos— At the Mid-, land Junction Police Oourt on Tues day six men were each mulcted in fines aud costs one pound for illegally killing a kangaroo. Inspector Green prosecuted for the Fisheries and Game Department. In exoneration the defendants said that they had gone out rooing at the. invitation of a Cbittering resident who had permis sion to kill the game, which was damaging his orangery. Returned Soldiers, at Busselton — The residents of our sister port wel comed home, during the past week, Pte Peter W Matthews, who had been badly wounded, Pte Peter Weir, Warrant OScer Barrett and his son Pte Jack, Trooper Alan Locke, Sergt Bert Evans, who was introduced to his war daughter aged three, Gunner J Goohen and Sergeant J H Atkinson. 'The City on the Hill '—We un derstand that Archdeacon Smythe has had a great stroke of luck in the interest of his Church building. A very kind friend of his in Perth has offered him a prize cow ' Buckland Daisy Bell ' value...
Fatal Accident at Jarnadup. A GUARD KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 29 October 1919
Fatal Accident aiJarnadd®. — © — A GUARD KILLED. (By Special Wire). At Jarnadup Mill yard yesterday afternoon Thomas Laing Junr., Guard whilst shunting caught tha heel of his loot in the points and was run over by the rake.j lieing terribly mutilated Death was practically instantaneous. The body was . taken to the morgue, acting coroner Mr William Jo&nston J.P. having ordered an enquiry. The inquest was adjourned until Saturday, the 1st prox, and after the formal identification of the deceased an order was given for the burial of the re mains. The father, Mr Thomas Laing, Sr., was driving the train when the fatal accident occurred. Mr Laing, the father, is one of the best known locomotive drivers in the South West and has been for over twonty years engaged on the timber mills, having worked at Yarloop, Mor nington and several other mills. The deceased son was only a baby when he left Scotland and many old timber workers will remember the bright young laddie.
SPORTING. FINAL ACCEPTANCES FOR THE MELBOURNE CUP. Melbourne, October 28 [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 29 October 1919
SPORTING. FINAL ACCEPTANCES FOR THE MELBOURNE CUP. Melbourne. October 28 Kennaqnhair, Lucknow ViVdis, Wight Watch, Snub, Teleoles, Ian 'Or, Dick Meagher, Chrome. Menin, -fillieme1 Surveyor, Artilleryman, Richmond Main, Kunegitis, British Arch, Ardnaree, Gamblers' Gold, Clever Jim, Two Blues, Sonny Foy and Kenilford.
Ferguson. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 29 October 1919
Ferguson. On Friday evening ?? the many friends of the Rev and. : Mrs Scott Clarke entertained them to a social evening at the Ferguson Hall to bid them farewell before leaving the 'par- ish. During the evening Mr Len Buckenara, on behalf of the residents presented the Rector and Mrs Scott Clarke with a purse of sovereigns as a small token of esteem. The Rector in responding feelingly thanked the people for their many good wishes. Dainty refreshments were partaken of, after which dancing was continued until the early hours of the morning. The Ferguson Hall Committee met on the 17th to discuss . the ad visability of holding their Annivers ary Ball which has been abandoned for four years owing to the war. It was decided to hold a plain and fancy dress ball on iriday, the 31st October. A full house is anticipated, aud those attending can be guaranteed a good night's amusement.
A FINE FRIESIAN TEAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 1 November 1919
A FINE FRIESIAN TEAM. - Of the 124 pure bred cows' that re cently completed the official feeding tests conducted by the New South Wales Department of Agriculture, the five Friesiaris owned by Mr. Eric Lloyd Jones, of Bundarioon, gave the best breed resujts. Their records for 273 days were as follows : — .. Netherland Queen (2-yr. 4-mth.) : -.-? Milk lb., 11,640; Test, 3.7. ;? Galatea. Segris (4-yr. 1-mth): ??? ' Milk lb.,. 12,209; Test, -3.4. Brobkland Johanna (2-yr 2-mth) : Milk Ib., 10,395; Test, 3.6. - '?' Renie II. (10-yr. 2-mth.) : Milk ]b., ? :9,564;vTest,.3.4. . ; —: ;^..' . ^ Princess / Paul . /2-yr/; ;4-mt1i:): ' ^Milk lb:, 9,702^ Test/3.5.K- ? ' ;:The. rations fed to these cows'; dur- ing '.the test period were' as follows : August, September, OctpberWnd No vember, 41b. of bran, 41b. of crushed oats,- 31b. of maize^meal, 31b. of lin seed-meal, 31b. of malt combings, 40 .lb. of silage, 7,1b. of oaten and wheat en chaff daily. December, the same -as in the previous' months, ...
LIVE STOCK IN-UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 1 November 1919
LIVE STOCK IN -UNITED STATES. ' During the war period from 1914 to January 1, 1919, the number of cattle in the United States increased by more than 8,500,000 head, of which 2,750,000 belonged to dairy herds. Pigs increased by nearly 17,000,000 head. There was a decrease for the period in the number of sheep. In 1910 there were 11,640,000 more sheep in the country than at present, but last year there was a substantial in crease for the first time for over 20 years. Twenty years ago there were 61,500,000 sheep in the country. These had decreased to 49,719,000 in 1914. On January 1, 1919, the value of* the milk cows in the States was about £400,000,000, other cattle were valued, at something over that figure, the country's pigs were worth £333,000,000 and tlie value of the sheep flocks was £136,000,000. . . . .
FIELD TRACTORS. Fordson Demonstration on Tamworth Farms. Ploughing and Cultivating. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 1 November 1919
FIELD TRACTORS. Fordson Demonstration on J 'TamwoiSh Farms. Ploughing and Cultivating. A series of interesting demonstra tions (says the 'Farmer and Settler') took place recently in the Tamworth district, the first on Mr. William Maunder's farm, 'Klori.' With a heavy-weight 6-furr.ow stump-jump plough/ the Fordson tractor covered a little over an acre of stiff land in thirty-five minutes, the fuel consumption being a little over a gallon of kerosene. The trac tor was then attached to a heavy 4-furrow shearer plough, which was put into ground that had not been broken for a number of years ; the tractor had no difficulty in ploughing this ground to a depth of 7iu. Field trials of second ploughing were also given by attaching the tractor to a 13-tooth Statton . cultivator, from which a team of eight horses had just been unyoked; this implement was also handled with the greatest of ease. When attached to an Andrews and Bevan chaff-cutter, twenty-five bags of chaff, each bag weighing ove...
HUNTING AND SHOOTING ON PASTORAL LEASES. Stock Must Not be Disturbed. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 1 November 1919
HUNTING AND SHOOTING ON PASTORAL LEASES. Stock Must Not be Disturbed. In answer to an inquiry,- Mr. S. Currie, of Webb's Patch (Murchison) has received the following informa tion from the Pastoralists' Associa- . tion of W.A. in regard to hunting with dogs or shooting on pastoral leases : — 'The question has recently been raised , as to whether a,bn. garooer may shoot or run dogs in the vicinity of windmills or open water upon pastoral leases. This being a question of considerable importance to pastoralists, the matter was refer- i red to Messrs. Stone and Burt, who advise as follows : .-'We have to advise that the owner of a pastoral lease has -the- right to pasture stock on his lease without any disturbance by any person. Under the leases there are certain rights of access to the public, but no person has the right to go and s no of and thereby disturb the stock, br-to'take dogs on the leases so that the stock are disturbed. In a case we had some years ago at the Wil- . hams, we b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 1 November 1919
tltist Opened A Few Os*ly I IlL Lf 1 itiij i alL&i a k%L I Picture Mouse. PROGRAMME IN THIS PAPER. Central Htisigeacy. (Late C. Anderson) _ Victoria Street, Bunbury w Authorised News Agent. Stationery, Fancy Goods, Toys, etc, _?—»—«—— »—— » Agent for Wilson & Johns Seeds South West Agent for Madame Weigel's patterns. 'Phone 114. Meana SEEDSMEN, I H FLORISTS, email@example.com SEEDS, FRUIT TREES, | ROSES, VINES, TREES, | CLIMBERS. ] Catalogue P©®fc Free. * ^ Only Address : . 70 BARRACK -ST., p PERTH. | w KOOMBAHA ELECTRIC % ROLLER FLOUR HILL BUNBURY in ON SALE by the undersigned— £ s & a Local Roller Flour, per ton Iota... n 10 o jg Roller Flour, half-ton lots ... 6 o o Single bag Flour, isolbs .. o i9 0 Half-bag Flour, xoqlbs ? o l3 o Quarter-bag Flour, Solbs ... o 7 0 Cl 251b bag Flour ? »? o 3 9 e£ . Wheatmeal, per 50lbs ? ° 7 ° -H Wheatmeal, per 25lbs ? o 3 9 Gtushed Wheat, per bushel ... o 7 0 Oats, feed, per bushel ;.. ... o 5 6 »1 Oats, crushed, per bushel ....
AUSTRALIAN WHEAT. Home Price Raised. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 1 November 1919
AUSTRALIAN WHEAT. Home Price Raised. 'As a result of the recent 'upward tendency in. the price- of wheat over seas', the home consumption price 'in Australia has been raised from 5s. to fj' ud'- a busheI- This increase of: od. brings the home price into line ?with the' rate of 5s. 6d. a bushel at' which 1,500,000 bushelsvwere sold re-' cently to Britain. T% chairman of the Australian Wheat ^Board (Senator Russell) said on Tuesdav that thr- i'.w-.-o-,^ *« e» od. of the price of wheat to be made into flour for local consumption had naturally altered the position with regard to the selling prices of flour and other mill products. -To meet the position, equitably it had been agreed tnat price fixing, in relation to flour, bran, and pollard should be abolished forthwith,, thus establishing a free market for such commodities
Bunbury Water Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 1 November 1919
[?] ? ^ ? The ordinary meeting of the Board was held on Wednesday evening last when there was a full attendance of members. The following report was received from the foreman Mr J Hough.— The following works: have been carried out since the last report: — Services — Wesleyan Church j Jfi Baxtlett. Leaking Services have been at tended to at Convent, Mr Boor, Mr Wass, Mr Money and Fresh Air League. Pumps — Both pumps have been overhauled and are now working w^lli Switches — Re new switch board at the Electric Lieht Station. I find it very inconvenient, as the Drivers have not been told to attend to same jvheh the brake flies out. They say it is not safe as they cannot see the pump' or motor when putting 'in the brakes so they have to call me up to attend to same. Street Water Oart-^The Street water cart wants a new bottom' put ting ib as the old one is all rusted through. Tanks.— The tanks have been washed out, and all mains flushed. General maintenance has had special attention. The ...
HER FIRST CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 1 November 1919
HER FIRST CAKE. The following lines afe respect fully dedicated to. youthful house keepers. May they prove of service: She measured- out the butter with a - very solemn air- - --? The milk and sugar also, and she took the greatest care ' ' add a little bit CCUy' antl * Of baking powder, which, you know, beginners oft omit. ' Then she stirred it altogether, and she baked it full an hour, Hut she neyer quite forgave herself for leaving out the flour!