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The Collie Coal-field PROPOSALS BY A WEALTHY SYNDICATE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
The Collie Coal-field PROPOSALS BY A WEALTHY SYNDICATE, Verv important and comprehensive proposals have been submitted to the Government, having for their object the opening up and establishment of a; coal mining industry at the Collie. ?'??-'The gentlemen interested in the syndicate are well known capitalists* and their representative now in the Colony has been accredited to the Premier on this special business by the Hon. C* C. Kingston, Premier of South Australia. Interviews having taken place between Sir Jno. Forrest and the syndicate's representative at Perth, culminated last week in the submission of definite proposals to lease a large area of the Collie coal field. ? ????» :After emphasising the. .quality, and quantity of the Collie Coal-field, and pointing out the futility of raising coal and profitably iitilizing in the absence of a railway, the syndicate formulate the terms : 1. That the syndicate be allowed to select what land it may required-over and- above the laud now ...
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
52*. PAUL'S CHURCH, ? £. What must certainly he lumbered ?among the most enjoyable evenings' entertainment it has been the good fortune of the pleasure-loving people of Bunbury to pass for some time, took place on Wednesday evening last in' the shape of a tea and concert in aid of St. Paul's (Church of Eng land') Rcctoi'V Repairs Fund-. Though the wet weather rendered the approaches to the Masonic Hall very uninviting, and the prospect of deriving any pleasure out of doors seemed very small indeed, the worthy object of the entertain'm'en't had the desired effect of drawing1 patrons to such an extent that when the tables were set for the tea, about 150 per sons sat down to a plentiful and ap petising display of the season's deli cacies and the confectioner's handi- . work, the tables being presided over by Mesdames Lovegro/e, Carey, Sloan, Hay ward, Mitchell, Marshall, Spencer, '? Stafford, Stanley, Timperley, Paisley and Withers (Bachelms* Table). Though, figuratively speaking, the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
For Sale. W. B. MITCHELI Land & Stock Agent, BUKTBURX. HAS FOR SALE :— rnllltEE Valuable Cattle Statioi JL Properties in tile South, and Om f'neep Station in tlio North. Tin latter with 18000 sheep, 100 miles o Kheep-proof fencing, and other veri extensive impi-ovements. FOR SALE :— ?i /\ BUNBUIIT To*n Allotments 8 \ / some being the best avail ?nble for purchasers. Also q--Acr- Suburban Lots, 200 Acre Lots, anc 50 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 Ball. FOR SALE :— '1 AAA ACRES of Land, witli IXJyJKJ frontage to the Perth Rd ?and in dose proximity to the Perth Bunbury railway, securely fenced and lightly timbered ; the soil and drainage good. W. B. MITCHEI.Ii, Bunburj Builders and Contractors. 'WEST AUSTRALIAN Jarrah Timber THE undersigned is prepared t- supply Round Piles and hewi Jarrali of any length up...
BARDANUP PLOUGHING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
BARDANUP PLOUGHING MATCH. ' ? — ^r ? A meeting of the committee and others interested in the AnmiaVDar danup Ploughing Match was held on Saturday evening at the Dardanup Inn. There was a very large atten d&nce*. including most of the leading residents. j Mr, J. Maguire was voted to the chair. The following programme was submitted and confirmed with one exception, the amount of prizes to be afterwai-ds settled : Double Furrow Ploughs. Single Furrow Ploughs. Swixg Ploughs. For Youths Under 18 Tears ob'1 Age. ATHLETIC SPORTS. Maiden Race. First prize, £1 ; Second prize, 10s. Sheffield Handicap. First, prize, £4 ; Second prize, £1* Half-Mile Race (Handicap) First prize, £1 10s. ; Second prize, 10s. Ploughmen's Race. First prize, £1 ; Second prize, 10s. Bors' & Girls Races, High Jump* Etc-. To be arranged ou the ground. The secretary reported that, the sub-committee had arranged for the Ploughing Match to take place in Mr. Maguire's paddock, known as the Racecourse Paddoc...
TARIFF CHARGES ON THE RAILWAY, TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
TARIFF CHARGES ON THE RAILWAY, ? * ? To the Editor of The He&ald. SIR- — Is it hot time that some movement should be made by the merchants and others of this town and district to draw the attention of the Commissioner of Railways to the very unsatisfactory state of the 'Tariff Charges' on merchandise-, etc., between tbis place and J?ert.li and Fremantle ? Thepresentsj^tem (?) is most remarkable, and it is diffi cult to understand why the rates run from 8s. 3d. pel- ton to £3 6s. per ton with an infinitude of variations^ uiv tess the idea has been to provide era* ploymeat for the numerous staff of officials in the Department, who can thus fiftd occupation for their leisure in working out the 'hair-splitting' puzzle* It is impossible to point out more than a few of the 'inequalities ' in a letter like this ; I therefore sub mit a few specimens in the hope that some of your correspondents will take the matter up and ventilate it thor oughly. ' Window Glass/' packed securely in ...
Our Railway Line. OPENING CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
Out .Railway Line. OPENING CELEBRATION. The Executive Committee for the opening ceremony of the South Western Railway met at the Prince of Wales Hotel on Saturday evening. Present : — - Dr. Lovegrove, and Messrs. W. H. Timperley, R.M., C. Wisbey, E. Woodrow, J* H. Dixon, W. Guilfoyle, F. Stokes, S. J. Cusack, H. E. Reading, and F-. E. Stafford, linn. sec. In the absence of the Mayor* through illness, Mr-. Tinlperley was voted to the chair. The secretary read a letter from members of the .general committee, Mr. Dunstan, of Greenbushes, and Mr. Allnutt, J.P., of Bridgetown. Both these gentlemen promised to render what assistance they could to make the opening ceremony r success. Resolved — ' That His Excellency, the Governor, be invited to officially open'tlic South- Western Railway at Bunbury on September 8th, and a telegram be forwarded to His Excellency, asking him if he will be pleased to perform the ceremony, and reply to the secretary as early as possible, in order to allow time...
Pinjarrah PINJARRAH, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
Pinjarrali. (Form Our Correspondent.} Pinjarrah, Tuesday A Chess dub has recently been formed in Pinjarrab, and as we have many treted chess players in 'our midst, this club'« doings should prove interesting to players in other parts of the colon v. The clnab was formed ; under the same rules as tlie Perth ; Chess Clul-, and Mr. and Mrs. Allen were appointed president and vice president respectively. Mr. E. Faw-' cett performing duties 'of hon. sec. and Treasurer, It was through the latter named rgentleniaai that the. earliest idea of a chess club was originally started, and his suggestion; has been successful beyond antici pation, I am glad to irepWo tliat Cajptain . Fawcett is a-gaaa able to get about, and is rapidly recoTeriing from his recent severe illness. Much satisfaction is expressed -on all sides, with the new mail and train service to and from Pin jamah. The ladies here are hard a-t work, for the Bazaar to be held in the Hall, early in October, and we hope it wi!l prove t...
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 29. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.'',' Tcksdat, August 29. The Criminal Law Amendment BSU \vas read a third time and passed. TlieC^nsiitution Bill was consider ed 5a eattvivHttoo. CJltetfasfcs -4 and 5 raised an impor i&^ $5swission. Mi\ Hooloy moved that there be 6 &m$kms instead of 7, returning 18 vaeu\\-ers instead of 21. He said ilu\i it could not he expected that Perth and Fremantle should be al lotted 6 members, when the northera district had only 3. The l'esult was his proposition to amalgamate Perth and Fremantle, returning 3 members. The Colonial Secretary and-Hon. Hackett strongly opposed the amend ment, pointing out that Perth, and Fremantle had. 3000 electors, and the council franchise of the northei'n dis tricts only 188. - The House divided. For the amendment 8; against it, 6. . The House immediately adjourned.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
Ybu 'Can't .gather figs from tliistEes, nor tsvould you go prospecting among the ?clouds in si balloon, looking for gold ; and the same common sense should tell you that if .you wish to obtain a good TVATUH .or get one repaired, you must go to a Ee LTABLE JL3.D TflAlXED TRADESMAN, wllO knows how to Buy -a good article, as well as how to Sell one. Try COLLINS, Watchmaker, next the Wellington Hotel Buubury. — A dvt. For Good Dinners, and Light Refresli aucnts — Bkashaw & Co.s is the place.
Education Reform. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
Education Reform. — » — By Uno* ANSWERS '10 CORRESPONDENTS Ex-Tea'CHEK — It is gratifying to know that altkoiigh you have seA-ered your connection, 'with the Government schools of the coi'ony, you. still retain a pleasurable interest in educational matters generally. It is -a regrettable 'circumstance when one lias to turn away from a profession for \yhir-li lie believes he has a snecial atrtitude* to laboring work to enable him to live 'Without getting into debt. That you are blessed with health and strength *nust be a matter of great satisfaction to you, for, as you remark, you are free from the worries attendant on ?the life of a teacher, and you can ?cheerfully complete your eight hours Avor'k in moleskins, it must be the Snore gratifying that your earnings '?are 40 per cent more than when you 'were expected to maintain a respect able -position in broad-cloth. Tour Siote with respect to interference of ^ministers «of religion has been taken -cognisance of. It had previously *bee...
THE BRITISH NAVY. A SENSATIONAL STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 30 August 1893
THE BRITISH NAVY. A SENSATIONAL STATEMENT.1 During the discussion Oft the naval estimates before the House of Com mons yesterday, the Government an nounced its intention of strengthen ing the fleet in tire Mediterranean. Sir Edward Read, ail authority on naval architecture*, has created a sen sation by asserting that twelve other warships like the Victoria would turn turtle if rammed*-- .
FOOTBALLERS' BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
FOOTBALLERS' BANQUET. ? ♦ ? The banquet given b}T the Bunbury Club to the visitors was a thorough and complete success. The lar-ge dining-room of the Prince of Wales was gaily festooned with flags, while the tables held everything for which a tired and hungry footballer could wish'.-1 The party — some 45 in number — sat down at half-past seven, Dr. T. H. Lovegrove (President of the Bun bury F. C.) occupying the head of the table, with Captains Powell and R-ai-don at the bottom. The energetic manner in which the footballers applied themselves to the disposal of the numerous delicacies provided, testified to the extent of their exertions on the field in the afternoon. The sumptuous repast having been amply partaken of, Dx1, Love grove rose and said . ' Gentlemen,— I have several toasts to propose, but unfortunately I have to go away but I would ask you to lose no time. The first toast I have to propose is 'Her Majesty the Q.ueen.' There is no noed to dilate on this toast. Her Majesty'...