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THE MARITIME STRIKE. SYDNEY, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
THE MARITIME STRIKE. ? e ? [By Telegraph.] (From Our Correspondent.) Sydney, This Dav. A ballot is now being taken whether or no the strike shall be declared off. The owners are quite indifferent, as free labour is abundant. The crew of the steamer Macleay were released from prison to-day. They applied to be re-instatea, but the owners state that their places are satisfactorily ffled.
The Masonic Lodge [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
The Masonic Lodge ? A. ? The evening after the ceremony of opening the new Masonic Hall (re ported in our last issue) a banquet ?was held in the large room of the new addition to the Prince of Wales Hotel. About 30 members of the craft attended, and after doing justice *— to the splendid luncheon provided by Bro. Masted, the following toasts tirava rri vnn anri rhilv responded to: — ' The Queen and Craft ' ; ' H.R.H the Prince of Wales the Most Worshipful Grand Master'; 'The Worshipful District Grand Mas ter,' by the Worshipful Master, T. ' W. Paisley ; ' Success to the Wellington Lodge. No. 1840,' by Bro. W. H. Timperley, P.D.G.S.W., res ponded to by Bro. C. Wisbey, P.M., and Bro. Reid; 'The Worshipful Master,' by Bro. Wisbev, P.M,, res ponded to by Bro. T. W. Paisley; ' The Sister Lodges,' by Bro. J. F. Johnston, responded to by Bro. - „ Farrell, P.M., and Bro. Smith, J.W. ; '' 'The Past Masters,' by Bro. Yel verton, J.W., responded to by Bros. Timperley, P.D.G.S.W., and H. E. Par...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
COXMERCI. \ I INTELLIGENCE Messrs. Kelly & Co., Sydney, report : Tin Ore, 13s. 6d. per unit in Sydney. Messrs. Thomas Hayward and Sor report :— Wholesale V&^a List. Bar Iron, £11 10s. ton. Fencing wire (Annealed steel), £11 10s. to £12 Galvanised Fencing Wire, £15 10s to £16 Barbed Wire (galvanised) £24. Corn Sacks, 7s. per doz. Bran Bags, 5s. 6d. per doz. Wool Bales. lOf , 3s. each. / Kerosene Oil, 150Q test, 11s. Salt, fine (Black Horse), £6 10s. ton. Bone Dust (imp.), £7 ton. Flour (Adelaide Roller), £10 10s. Od. Sharks Bay Guano £4 10s. bags in. Pollard, £7 Bran, £6 10s. Oats, 3s. 3d. bushel. Chaff, £6. ton Potatoes (local), £7 ton. Seed Wheat, 4s, 6d, Peas, 4s. Onions (imported), £7 10s. ton. Sugar, £23 10s. to £29 ton, Tea, Is. 3d. to 2s. lb. Cement 16s 6d cask. July 19th, 1S93.
Church of England PARISHIONERS' MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
Church.' of England ? ? PARISHIONERS' MEETING. The adjourned meeting of the pari shioners of St. Paul's Church was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Monday evening. Present : Rev. Mr. Marshall, rector (in the chair), Messrs. Reading, Paisley, Timperloy, Stafford, Logue, Stanley, Stokes, Bolton, Withers, Caporn, Reading (2) and Hay. Several ladies were also present. The rector opened the meeting with prayer. Report. Mr. Paisley, people's warden, read a very lengthy, interesting and full report of last year's proceedings in connection with church matters, which was much appreciated. Accounts. ? The accounts Avere then read, showing a credit balance up to Easter of some £24. ..-.'. Rev. J. Withers proposed that the report be adopted and .the accounts passed. Carried unanimously. . Election oy Wardens. 1 The rector then said that a duty devolved upon him, and that Ay as to appoint his warden for the year ; and from what he had seen and heard of Mr. Reading and the great interest that ...
Vasse. VASSE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
Vasse. — -* — (From Our Correspondent.) Vasse, Saturday. It would appear, from certain re marks contained in your issue of the 5th ^inst., that some of the Bunbury residents are not satisfied with the result of the late public meeting res pective- our railway, and intend petitioning Parliament on the sub ject, owing, as I am informed, to a letter that appeared in the Press some time since, over the signature of Mr. A. R. Richardson, It is a pity that Mr. Richardson did not raise his objection before,, when the matter was being discussed in the House, and not wait until after all the preliminaries had been gone through, and tenders called for the work. It most certainly would have looked more statesmanlike than to try and oppose it at present. I also noticed in a recent issue of the Southern Times, a paragraph, coming, as it was stated, from a correspondent at Bridgetown, backing up the Bun bury section, and endeavoring to make it appear that, the money would be far better spent -in ...
THE DISINFECTANT ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
THE DISINFECTANT ORDER. By Victor. With thelaudable object of prevent ing the introduction of insects in jurious to plant-life, an Orderin Council Avas recently issued, provid ing for the compulsory dipping of all fruit trees, etc., brought from South Australia, the dipping material con sisting of not less than lib. of com mercial concentrated lye to every 2 gallons of water. While applaud ing this attempt to keep tho orchards and vineyards of this colony as clear as. possible, I must take objection to some matters in connection with it. First, why is the prod ace of South. Australia singled out? We are just as likely to receive diseased trees from other places, or from nur series in our own colony. In fact, one particular pest — the woolly aphis of the apple tree — is, I believe, more common m West . Australia than in any other part of the conti nent. Other diseases, too, such as the curly leaf, the peach aphis, the orange scale, are very prevalent here. Another point to which I ta...
The Home Rule Bill LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
The Home Rule Bill [By Cable.] [From ouh-Corkespondent.]. : London, Tuesday. In the House of Commons yester day the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir William. Harcourt, stated that Ireland's contribution, under Home Rule, to the Imperial Exchequer, had been fixed at £1,800,000. Mr. Sexton, in a speech delivered in the House, -implied that if the Home Rule' Bill were rejected it would be necessary to increase the expenditure on the military and the police in Ireland: Mr. Goschen commented on the -significance of this admission. Mr. T.'W. Russell said that if the Bill were passed there would be no surplus to hand over to the Imperial Exchequer. Ulster would refuse to contribute a. penny to the revenue of Ireland under Home Rnle. Mr. Sexton's remark indicated that the Irish leaders were sitting on the safety valve of crime. Mr. Balfour speaking yesterday, stated that the liberals had sold them selves body and soul to the Irish Na tionalists. Later. Clause 27 of the Home Rule Bill has be...
The Population. PERTH, This Day. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
The' Population/ [By Er.ECTRic Telegraph.] . (From our Own Correspondent):- : Perth, This Day; A special Gazette was issued yes terday afternoon, giving the Regis trar-General's declaration that the population of the colony exceeds 60,000. . ? A proclamation follows, extending- - the life of the Legislative Council for a period of three months from the date.
VASSE LOCAL COURT. VASSE, Saturday. (Before Dr. Hungerford, R.M., and R. Gale, Esq., J. P.) [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
VASSE LOCAL COURT. ? -*. ? (From our own Correspondent,) Vasse, Saturday. (Before Dr. Hungerford, R.M., and R. Gale, Esq., J.P.) The following cases Avei-e disposed of in the local court on Thursday last : — J. Bovell v. W. Curtis. Claim, £28 7s 9d. The defendant put. in an off set, and after hearing the evidence the court, gave a verdict for £10 and costs.- Mr. Stanley appeared for the' defendant. Barnard v. Horton, of York. Claim £10 16s 3d. Verdict for plaintiff, Avith costs. W. and J. Bovell v. J. Armstrong. Claim, £11 Is 9d. Verdict for plain tiff, Avith costs, to be paid in monthly instalments of £3 per month. G. F. Cross sued Yfm. Cross for breaking down his gate and tres passing upon his land. This case Avas a dispute about a right of way. Several Avitn esses Avere examined on behalf of the plaintiff, and after hearing the evidence for both sides, the bench ordered the defendant to pay 5s, value of damage to gate, and £2 9a. 6d costs. Mr. Cross, htu\, on behalf of Wm. Cross,...
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 19 July 1893
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, ? -c ? To the Editor of The Hehald'. ' -.' Sir. — The miserable bungle that the hangman made in the execution of the man Archer on Friday last, in. N'eAv South W ales, must have caused eAren the advocates of capital punish ment to pause, and ask themseh'es if, in the year of Grace, Avith all its boasted christianitA' and philanthropy, if a more humane and certain way ? cannot be found of putting a wretch to death than to leave him dangling in . mid-air for tho space of ten minutes, while tho, contortions of hi.s face were frightful, and the wholo spectacle AA'as sickening to behold. And it must also be remembei-ed that; up to the last Archer protested his 'innocence ; the man Avas convicted on purely circumstantial evidence, which everyone knows is not infallible : that many an innocent man has paid tho death penalty, . being conA'icted on circumstancial evidence. Surely tho worst use that can be made of a fellow being is to hang him, if he is not fit to die and ...
France and Slam. AFFAIRS GETTING SERIOUS. THE REPLY TO THE FRENCH ULTIMATUM. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 July 1893
France and Siam. AFFAIRS GETTING SERIOUS. THE REPLY TO THE FRENCH ULTIMATUM. [By Cable.] [From ouit Correspondent.] London, Friday. The Siamese havo cut the telegraph wires connecting Bangkok with the capital of French Cochin China. LoNi'ON, Saturday. The Siamese Government is seeking advice from Britain as to the course to adopt in regard to the French demands. Five hundred men of the French Legion, a body of troopf* specially raised for foreign service, are pro ceeding to Siani. Geiminyifl folding two warships to Siam. Tho British newspapers declare that Great Britain cannofc assent to the French territorial claims on Siam. These would, if permitted, deprive Siam of all utility as an independent State. The French consider the return of the Marquis of Duiferin to Paris is a pledge of peace, and that it will help to remove the difficulties with regard to Siam. On Wednesday the French captured the remaining forts of the Kong group. The town still holds out ; in the en gagement 300 Si...
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 July 1893
Topics of the Week. Several matters of local interest have been unavoidably held over. In our advertising columns -will be seen that a Handicap Billia-d Tournament is to be commenced on Saturday next, at the Wellington H^tel. The prizes are gold and silver medals. *'* The topsail schooner, ^Beatrice, came alongside the jetty on Monday morn ing to take in the cargo of timber that has been awaiting shipment to South Australia for some time. The process of discharging ballast from the schooner and taking in the timber, was very slow, owing to the primitive character of the appliances, but the weather was most fa vorable, there being very little swell on at the end of the jetty. The schooner had to haul off today, to make room for the s.s. Flinders. *** When it became known in Bunbury and Vasse that the Government had withdrawn the application for tenders for the Bunbury railway station, and the Boyamip-Busselton railway line, there were to be heard on all sides expressions of surprise,...
A CREAMERY, DAIRYING & ENSILAGE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 July 1893
A CREAMERY, DAIRYING- # ENSILAGE. ' To the Editok 01? The. Heeald. Sir, — Kindly allow me to make a few explanatory remarks — first with reference to the establishment of a creamery, upon which subject Mr. Harper will lecture next Saturday morning. I wrote to: Mr. Harper suggesting a preliminary objection to thfi ?mwnnsn.l- i.n wit. t.Tip. distance tha dairymen lived from each other and from town, and he replied — ' I trust you will secure a gooa meeting ox dairymen as I wish to put a definite proposal before them, and I may add that the proposal is to establish the creamery in Perth. I think I can promise that there is nothing impos sible as far as those are concerned who live within a reasonable distance of the railway, and that the business would be lucrative.' It is hoped, therefore, that all who are, or will be interested will attend to hear Mr. Harper. As to the lecture in the af ternoon on dairying and ensilage, everyone who keeps a cow and has so much as a few thistles where...
THE BUNBURY HERALD. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1893. THE GIRLS' SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 July 1893
THE BUftSBURY HERALD. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1893. THE GIRLS' SCHOOL. ? %r ? Our present Education Act lias en joyed a long and prosperous exis tence, and in many respects lias been well suited to the require ments and circumstances of the co lony. ? Like other legislation, how ever, the whirligig of time has ren dered some reforms necessary, and only recently the curriculum of the schools of the State has undergone a revision in the direction of liberalising and extending educa tion, whilst at the same time effecting some slight and much needed improvements in the status and emoluments of the educational staff. To the Central Board of Education is due the credit of in troducing the amended regulations, having for their object these en hancing prospects. We the more gladly recognise the practical and useful action of the Central Board in this case, inasmuch as we shall have serious occasion to take grave exception to its supineness in deal ing with, other aspects of the educa tional re...
THE CULTURE OF VINES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 July 1893
TEE CULTURE OF VINES. . To the Editoh of Thb Herald The admirable paper on Viticulture read last Saturday by Mr. E. M. Clarke, president of the Wellington Vine and Fruit Growers' Association, should prove of great value to all who are engaged in the vine growing industry. In dealing with £h'e ques^ tion, there was no attempt to shrrk facts, or ignore climatic conditions. At the commencement of his address the president told his hearers that ' vine growing could be carried on at a much greater profit than corn grow ing, and that it was established beyond donbt that a good, sound, and saleable wine could be produced. It is to this point I would call especial attention to those interested in wine making, and suggest that a similar method bo adopted to that in operation in other wine growing countries, leav ing the details to be worked out in a practical shape by the Vine Growers' Association. The movement now taking place in Rome of the other colonies towards the establishment of Winer...
VINE AND FRUIT GROWERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 July 1893
VINE AND FRUIT GROWERS' ASSOCIATION. . ? if— A meeting of the Vine and Fruit Growers' Association was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Saturday last, July 22nd. : , :; . -.,- ? Present : /Mr. E..-.M. Clarke, (presi dent;)-; Mr. Eedle ,. (vice-president') and : Messrs.. R. 11... Piose,. Jr P.' Gibson, Fa;TclI, Teede, Kirton, Cusack, A. Blythe, E. Taylor, and Jeffreys, hon. secretary. . ? Tae minutes of the last meeting were read and confirnaed. The chairman said, the members were called together by notice from the previous meeting, for the purpose of hearing what the secretary was enabled to do with reference to pro curing pamphlets or other reliable works on fruit growing, and to hear read a paper on viticulture. There was also one other very important matter which he (the chairman) thought it was the duty of the meet ing to act upon ; that was the late order issued by the Government, with reference to the disinfecting of plants arrivi ng in the colony. While in sym pathy with th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 July 1893
For Sale. Land & Stock Agent, IS 'O' 33S' IO 'OV.IE2. 3T . HAS FOP, SALE :— mHREE Valuable Cattle Station JL Properties in the South, and One Sheep Station in the North. The latter with 1S000 sheep, 100 miles of sheep-proof fencing, and other very extensive imjn-ovements. FOR SALE .— -J r\ BUNBURY Town Allotments, I \ / some being1 the best avail able for purchasers. Also f-Acre Suburban Lots, 200 Acre Lots, and 30 Acre Lots, also Suburban. ' FOR SALE.:— 1 Pure bred Ayrshire Bull Calf. - 3 „ Clydesdale Cart Mares 6 ,: White Leghorn Fowls 1 Waggon ; light and strong, 'war- ranted to carry 5 tons. 1 Well bred 2-year-old Bull. FOR SALE :— '1 A A A ACRES of Land, with XUUU frontage to the Perth Rd. and in close proximity to the -Perth - Bunbniy railway, securely fenced and lightly timbered ; the soil and drainage good. 'W. B. WTG&ELIm, Euiifonry Bakers. H.BRASHA.WICO. (Late of Sydxkt, X.S.W.) 'Bakers, Pastrycooks and Confectioners. THE BUNBURY BAKERY VICTORIA ST., BUNBUR...
THE CONVENT FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 26 July 1893
THE CONVENT FUND. ? v A very successful children's con cert in aid of the Convent Building Fund was'heldin the Catholic School room on Friday evening. The Sisters of Mercy have every reason to be satisfied — both with the attendance and with the creditable manner in which the juvenile performers acquit ted thfiTnsplvfis. The walls of the room were hung round with wreaths of evergreens and more wreaths hung from the lamps down the centre of the room. The tasteful manner in which the children were dressed and their happy faces gave an air of pleasant cheerfulness to the room which formed a striking contrast to the inclement and uninviting state of the weather outside. Indeed, the state of the weather was such that it must have been a very popular object to draw people from their homes to a concert; arid we are pleased to be able to state that the appeal on behalf of our popular and genial Sisters was res ponded to by all classes and all de nominations, with the result that the takings...