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THE MERCANTILE BANK PROSECUTIONS. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 9 August 1893
TEE MERCANTILE BANK PROSECUTIONS. ? .*. ? [Bv Tklk«uaph.1 (From Our Correspondent.) M E LBOUR N'E, T ll Ul'sdsiV. The. Chief Justice has quashed the presentment against Sir Mathhew Davies and Mr. Millidge, for issuing a false balance-sheet of the Mercan tile Bank, on the ground that there was an alien on the grand jury. It is understood that fresh action will be taken, but as the grand jury proceedings bristle with technicalities it is doubtf nl whether the defendants will be sent for trial.
OUR REVENUE RETURNS. PERTH, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 9 August 1893
OUR REVENUE RETURNS. [By Telegraph.] (From our Own Correspondent) JrEimr, -To-day. Tho revenue returns. for July show a falling off of £8161 as compared to July of last year. The Under Treasurer states that this fact is due principally to the change in the financial year, the ac counts this year having been made up on 'June 30, instead of June 25 as last yeai\ The Customs receipts show a fall ing off of £4535.
PUBLIC WORKS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 9 August 1893
PUBLIC WORKS. ? _$ ? To the Editor of The Hskald. Sir, — When visiting Bunbury abont two years ago, I remember attending a large and influential meeting of ratepayers to discuss the generous offer of Wtn. Spencer, Esq., (Mayor.) to give a piece of ground on which to build a town-hall. Not being a rate payer, I was unable to express my views, but I quite agreed with the resolution that was.then passed— viz.. That it was rather premature to un dertake raising a loan for so large a work. Bunbury has made great pro gress since then, and my object in writing this letter is to suggest that you should combine a new Post Office and Court House with your Town Hall. I believe the Government have placed on the Estimates suffi cient sums for those necessary works,: and it would be a good idea for the Municipal Council to arrange with the Government to transfer those Glims to the Council on conditions that the 'Council raise the balance 'by loan , to complete the building. I lived in the town of...
The Home Rule Bill LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 9 August 1893
The Home Rule Bill . [Br. Cable.] (From our own Correspondent.) London, Monday. The.Home.Bule Bill is expected to reach the report stage in a few days, when it is. the intention of the Union ists to propose a host of amendments, occupying twenty pages of the notice paper; there are also fortj'-four new clauses to propose. London, Tuesday. The report stage of the Home Rule Bill was taken on Monday night. iuc ujjcaivei-. amiusii juuun exciter ment,quashedseveral amendments, as they were irregular. Motions in fa vor of adding- three new clauses. were negatived. Two Gladstonian members voted against the Government, namely, Mr. Rathbone, member for the Arfou Division of Carnarvon, and Mr. Miles Mclnnes, member for the Hexham Division of Northumberland, The Ulster Defence Fund has now reached £230,000. '
LAND SETTLEMENT IN QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 9 August 1893
LAND SETTLEMENT IN QUEENSLAND, . FBr Telegraph.! [From Oltr Correspondent.] Brisbane, Friday. A bill is being introduced' into the. Queensland Parliament to encourage the settlement of the land by co operative communities. The freehold will vest in communi ties under certain conditions, and never in an individual. Provision will be ' made for ad vances by individuals not exceeding £20. ?-?./. The accounts of communities will be audited and presented to Parlia ment annually.
THE CONSTITUTION BILL. PUBLIC MEETING IN PERTH. PERTH, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 9 August 1893
THE CONSTITUTION BILL. ? v ? : — PUBLIC MEETING IN PERTH. [Bv Telegraph.] (From Ol'r Correspondent.) Perth, Saturday. A public meeting, under the aus pices of the Democratic Club, was held last night to support the Con stitution Bill now before Parliament. There was a large attendance, in cluding several ministers or religion, several members of Parliament, the Hon. Jas. Muuro (of Victoria) and. others. A resolution was passed supporting the Government proposals.'
MERCANTILE BANK PROSECUTIONS. MELBOURNE, Monday, [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 16 August 1893
MERCANTILE BANK PROSE CUTIONS. [Br Telegraph.] (Froii our own Co!i!ts.3i'o:-n-F,:,*T.) ? Metj-rourxk, Monday. Much excisemen fc existed in the Assembly last night when Mr. Murray moved the adjournment, of the House, in order to disousa the action of the Governmental withdrawing the action against Sir Matthew Dayics and Mr. Miliidge. Jjater. Further proceedings have been in stituted ag:vinst'Sir Matthew Davies and Mi1. Millidge, and all the direc tors of the Mercantile Bank. / The trial expenses have heou/ o'narnnteod by Charles Fox, a /veljp kiiown-ngent. / A//