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BUNBURY PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
BUNBURY PROGRESS ASSO CIATION. ? «. ? An adjourned meeting of the above was held in the Mechanics' Institute last evening, Mr. T. Hayward, J.P., in the chair. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed, and 3 members joined the Association. The chairman said that a meeting had been held on the pi'evious Thurs day, at which the following resolution hail been moved by Mr. Marshall, and seconded by Dr. Lovegrove— ' That this Association is of opinion that the proposals submitted by Mr, Thomson for the -working of the Collie coal aud construc tion of a railway in their present form are of such a character that their acceptance would not be advantageous to the colony.' An amendment had been made that it was not desirable to summarily dispose of such axx important matter, and its further consideration was ad journed until this meeting. Mr. Newton J. Moore moved as an amendment — 'That the offer made by Mr. Thomson should be favorably considered by the Go vernment and tha...
TEE CONSTITUTION BILL. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
THE CONSTITUTION BILL. ? ^ ? To the Editor of The Hbgald. Sir, — L think from what I can gu ther that our Premier, Sir John Forrest, has a very ungainly hobby horse in the shape of the Homestead Bill to require so much licking into shape, and where the advantages are over the land regulations of 1SS7, I fail to see. JNow under those regu lations, a man, or I should say, anyone can take up from 100 to 1,000 acres by paying on what I consider most easy term p. In the first place the land is valued at 10s per acre, or £50 por 100. On this 100 acres the Government charges 6d por acre por annum, which is only equivalent, to 5 per cent per annum, and with re gard to the improvements, which sire only for the person's own benefit, are far more easy than those under tho the Homestead Bill, and if, as I sug gested, before there had been a little modification with regard to the rent, i.e., by letting every selector have the land, rent free for r- years, and then increase it- so as to cover the...
FOOTBALL MATCH AT GREENBUSHES. GREENBUSHES, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
FOOTBALL MATCH AT GRJ3ENBTTSHES. ? * ? r- (Froji Our Owm Coui^bsposdext.) Gueexbusiies, Monday. The Greenbushes footballers met the Bridgetown team on Saturday afternoon on the sports ground here. The gronndis a suitable one for foot ball, being a sand-flat known gene rally as the three C.'s ground. The only objection is that it is covered with a short scrub about nine inches high, making it bad to kick on. Punctual to time, the teams were on the ground, Bridgetown with yellow and black, and Greenbushes with navy blue colors. Bridgetown won the toss and elect ed to kick towards the Southern goal with a strong wind in their favor. From the bounce, the ball was car ried all over the field, but with the strong wind in their favor, the yellow and blacks had rather the best of the play. They failed to score, however, only a couple of .behinds being regis tered. During the second quarter, the navy blues, kicking with the wind, made the game hot for their oppo nents. A couple of shots were...
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
Topics of the Week. — t, — . At the Licensing Bench on Monday Mr. John Kelly applied for a wayside license for Ins premises at Boyanup. The application was refused. ?** The business premises of Messrs. W. Spencer and Son, T, llayward and Son, and E. M. Clarke, will be' closed on Friday at noon until Saturday morning. A concert in aid of the Bunbury Foot ball Chib was held in the Masonic Hall on Friday evening, when in spite of the inclement state of the weather, a good audience attended. Our report is crowd ed out of this issue. ' ? # * # We understand a challenge has been sent by the Blackwood Football Club to the Bunbury Club to play a match half-way between Blackwood and Bun bury, near Mr. Bovell's Blackwood Inn. It is very likely the challenge will be accepted. #** The ' Rover footballers took their de feat very pleasantly on Saturday last, and appeared to enjoy themselves tho roughly while in Bunbury. They left by tram for Perth on Monday. *** Amongst the passengers by train on...
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
'parliament. ? v ? [nv uluctric telegraphI (From our own Courkspoxdext.) LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, Septe'mbe'k' 5. The Honse made good pi'OgresS with the estimates. The Premier announced that no increases will be mxxle this year, as the Government considered the time inopportune to made addition to sa laries'. Mv. bholl htis given notice that he will move — 'That the Government exercise moro economy in the construction of railway sta* MjnS and pliitformsi' And also — ' That this House is of opinion- tiiat tlio amound proposed to bJ expended on the railway station at RuubiJry is in excess of the requirements of the district a.ud the mcanso£ . : the Colony, and that the GoAertmeut be rej quested to select a ]ess expensive! eite for tha Station than that no proposed.'
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
Municipal Council. — -$, — The monthly meeting of the Muni cipal Council was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Monday, 4th. September. Present: Mr. W. Spencer, J.P., . Mayor,'and Cx*s. Moore, Gibbs, Bant ing and Maxted. ? ?. The minutes of the last monthly meeting were read and confirmed. The Mayor stated that with refer- '?' ence to that part of the minutes which referred to the Municipal Council taking the initiative in the opening ceremony of the South- West- ern Railway, he though the council should contribute what sum was al lowed by the Act. Cr. Banting was of opinion that the council could not afford to spend money for this purpose, and con sidered the amount subscribed by the Government and Messrs. McNeill and Co., quite sufficient. The Mayor read a communication from the Railway Department, notify ing the resumption of a number of town lots in Bunbury for railway purposes. .Correspondence. From Mr. Kirton, asking permission to erect an electric wire aei'oss Stephen street...
Our Railway Line. OPENING CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
Our .Railway Line. ? ^ OPENING CELEBRATION. A meeting of the Executive Com mittee of the Railway Opening Celebration, was held at the Prince of Wales Hotel on Saturday even ing last. Pi-eaent : W. H. Timperly, Esq , R.M. (in the chair) Dx- Lovegrove, Messrs. Stokes, Wisbey, Guilfoyle, Dixon, Woodrow, Reading, Cusack, bud Stafford, hon. sec. The sec. said with reference to the excursion train on Friday, he had been in communication with the Commissioner of Railways on the subject. Finding there were no available engines or 'carriages to run an excursion train on Friday, the Commissionor agreed to allow the ordinary train on Thursday to come at excursion fares, and notices to that effect would be published in the Perth papers. This arrangement seemed to be satisfactory;^) the committee. Letters were read from the clerks of the Legislating and the Assembly. Mr. Stafford stated that at a previous meeting of the committee, the Buxbuiit Herald was entrusted with the preparation of the add...
FREETRADE V. PROTECTION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
FBEETRADE Y. PROTECTION. -9 ? To thb Editor of The Hkrald. Sir, — Your correspondent under this head would lead the public to suppose that W.A. farmers avo an antiquatated set, far behind the rest of the world — ignoring all modem appliances for clearing and working their land. In the Southern dis tricts ho would find the ' forest devil' on most farms of any extent, and these ai*e frequently hired by smaller farmers for a small sum e& when not required by their owners. *^* He would also find donble-furrow ploughs, twine bindei*s, and on dairy farms — cream separators and oilier machinery for turning out daily pnnluco, aud had our farmers the same extent of good land as ob tains in the Eastern colonies and New Zealand, thev would prove they are neither ' foolish nor incompetent.' I am also a believer in the ' survival of the fittest,' and having known during the last 30 years farmers from all the Australian colonies and New Zealand start in bnsiness here, have watched their c...
Football. ROVERS V. BUNBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
Football, — ♦ — ROVERS V. BUNBURY. The first match between a local team and a team from Perth, was played on the plain on Saturday last. The Bunbury team was the same as published in our last issue, except that Fry (emergency man) was sub stituted for Port. The Rovers dur ing- the first quarter were playing 3 men short, when another man was taken on. The weather, which had been very wet for a few days previous, took up on Saturday morning, and with the exception of one or two slight show ex\s of a few moment's duration, the playei's had no cause for complaint on the score of wet weather, although the heavy rain on Friday had. made the ground little better than a bog. This, of coui'se impeded the players of both sides, and effectually barred any attempt at running with the ball. The time-keepers were Sullivan and lies ; central umpire, Scrymgour ; goal umpires,- Wallace andRolleson. At three o'clock, the players lined up. The Rover captain (Reardon) having won the toss, decided to gi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
? Miscellaneous. OFFICIAL CEREMONY. : . —OPENING— OF THE SOUTH-WESTERN RAILWAY AT BUNBURY, on TRIDAY, 8th. SEPTEMBER, 1893. Ceremony by His Excellency Sir W. F. C.K0BINS0N,KCM.G. At 2.30 p.m. Banquet at 7.30 p.m. Tickets - - - 12s. 6d. each. Ab seats are limited, early application for Tickets is necessary to any of the following committee — Dr. Lovegrove, F. E. Stafford, E. Woodrow, C. Wisbey. NOTICE. ?¥OtfNG EMPEROR 'Will stand for the Season at Bundidup. sEfeigle Mare, 30s. ; 2 or more 25 s. GEOFFREY 'Will stand for the Season at Bundidup. Single Mare, 35e. ; 2 or more, 30s. Paddock supplied afc Is. 6d. per week. E\ pry care taken of mares, but no respon sibility. Geoffrey is out of Sir Geoffrey (imp.) out of Kate (imp.). He is a very power ful colt, rising three-year old, Geoffrey took first prize as a yearling and also first prize as a two-year old at the Wellington Agricultural show. HAYWAKD & FOREMAN. IMPORTANT SALE OF LANDED PROPERTY. JAMES MOOEE has received in struc...
THE BUNBURY HERALD. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6,1893. OPENING OF THE SOUTH-WESTERN RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
THE BUiSSBURY HERALD. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6,1893. OPENING OF THE SOUTHWES TERN EAILWAY. y ? The magnitude of the ceremoirp that will uslier in the formal open ing- of the South -Western Railway on Friday next will constitute a red letter day in the annals of the Southern districts, and has every prospect of resulting in the most memorable demonstration tha&Bun- bury has hitherto witnessed. It is surprising the large amount of enthusiasm that has been generated in so short a space of time since the energetic executive committee grappled with, the subject. Far and wide from the Metropolis to the outer confines of the Blackwood the opening demonstration is the topic of the day. A review of the situation,, however, will dispel all astonishment at the feeble efforts of the originators of the movement being accorded so signal a success. Iu the first place the length of the line is second to no section of railway that has hitherto been opened in the colony, and secondly, the number of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
WILLIAM- SMITH, : Cabinet maker, upholsterer and undertaker, victoria sttjekt, bunbury. funerals conducted. plans drawn. estimates give2 Buildings Supervised. VICTORIA STREET, BUNBUBY. ; . Watches Thoroughly Cammed. k Repairs done with despatch at the lowest possible prices* - Oid fashioned Jewellevy made tip into the newest designs by ati experienced tradesman, . :
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
.jfc^^ Shipping. *°*iy ? — — 'V-Ok A D E L A IPE (Under Oontnu-t with the West Austra lian Government -for -the Con- ' ' ' vi'yance of flails) ' Will desjiatclt thi'ir Splendid: Steamships as under: — To Dongarra and Geraldton (from Premantle). FLINDERS, Sept. 6, at 4.30 p.m. c No cargo can he received after 2 p.m. on day of sailing. From Melbourne and Adelaide, with transhipments from Sydney. nin w }? Leaves Melb. Au«j. 30 ALiISAjN 1 ? , , c- ° , 3 „ Ade. Sept. 2. KOBT. FO BREST, Local Agent. ~\ X TT U D D A R T ?^ik 11 P A R K E R -*jMgg6ak»AXD co.'s line. CA1!GO AND PASSENGER SKK VICES. From the Colonies. NEMESIS Craves Melb. Aug. 29 (. -, Ade. To the Colonies. TASMANIA, on or about Aug. 27. T. HAY WARD, Agent. ?VTEW SERViCE OF STEAMERS. Owners— Mel LWR AI TH, McE ACH- .. ' ERN & CO., Ltd. (Under Contract with the Govern ment of Western Australia.) ' From the Colonies C From Melb. Aug 23. BDLIMBA' '', Adelaide Ang 27. ( For Melb. Sept. 8. . For further information apply t...
AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN IN ENGLAND. LONDON, To-Day. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN IN ENGLAND. ? A. ? ? V [Bt Cable.] [Fitoir Our Correspondent.] London, To-Day. The Australians commenced a match against an English Eleven captained by Thornton, at Scar borough, on Monday. The weather was fine, and the wicket good. The Englishmen won the toss and batted first. They occupied the wickets the whole of the day, and were all out for 345. Stoddart, 127 ; Jackson, 62 ; New- ham, not out, 52. Later. The Australians have lost 4 wickets for 138. ?
THE VICE-ROYALTY OF INDIA [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
THE VJCE-JlOYAf/ry OF INDIA It is officially announced that Sir Henry Norm an, Governor of Queens land, has been' ajjpointed to succeed Jfe, the Marquis of Landsdowne as Vice- af roy of India. The Times, commenting on the ap pointment, says the announcement comes as a surprise. The Daily News states that few men could fill the high position better than Sir Heniy Norman.
Education Reform. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 6 September 1893
Education Reform. — * — By Uno. Teaching, of all professions, is one of the most harrowing. All pro fessional men have a tendency to slow down into the deep rut of monotony jjAid dull routine. If this be true of ''the Lawyer, doctor, and even the clergyman, it is no less true of the teacher. In no case, however, is the con sequence more disastrous than in the latter, when his work is allowed, day by day, to run into a monotonous groove, and he allows himself to sink into a moral and intellectual stag nation. The whole of a teacher's life is more conducive, perhaps, to this state of things, than that of any other profession. He is surrounded by a set of circumstances, which tends to depress his spirits and lower his aim. The certain daily routine leads to this : So much time has to be spent '?-—in— formal repetitions of tasks, the correction of petty faults, iteration of the same rules, the registration of at tendances. To this may be added the same discouragements have con stantly t...