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Bunbury Road Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
Buttef M BoapcL The Bunbury Road Board believes in hiding its light under a bushel, and it is quite cheering now and again to1 see a few facts and figures in connec tion with it. The annual statement to 30th June, 1919, jnst published m the Gazette, reveals the following : — The receipts were, rates ^406 4s 4d, licenses ^60 12s 6d, subsidy £103, contributions to Rathmines drains £28 10s, refunds £57 2d, total £655 19s. All this was spent, and j6i6 6s 7dof the £119 4s id brought in. ' There was therefore ^102 17s 6d to to carry forward. We pause here to remark that we dont like. Road Boards to end the year with a credit balance running into three figures. The money should be spent for the benefit of the ratepayers. There are tons of places where it could be pro fitably spent. As stated above, the expenditure for the year was .£672 5s 7d. The bulk of this, viz, £498 3s iod went on maintenance. Bar salaries, £75, and purchase and re pairs plant, .£49 odd, no item on the expenditure sid...
Prince of Wales TO VISIT BUNBURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
Prince of Wales TO VISIT BUNBURY, It- has been announced that the Prince of Wales will visit Australia in 'May, 1920. Without being snobs the people of the South- West, who loyally sent so many men to the front, would like to see the heir apparent; If now, before his itinerary is definat ely fixed, our city fathers agitate for Bunbury to be included, in his route, there is no doubt but what we should secure tha concession. In any case, the wonderland of the Wost ig down here, what with our caves and forests, and no distinguished visitoi should leave our shores without inspecting them. We confidently look to the Council to take some steps in this matter. ,
Another Amalgamation. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
Another imalgamation. We have recently been advised of an amalgamation in the city of Perth of the two old established legal prac tices of Messrs Stone & Burt and Messrs* Leake, Tames, and Co, and we have to announce a similar hap pening in the country. The practic es of Messrs Stanely Money & Bath and that of Mr KM Eastman will be amalgamated on the 1st September 1919, and will in future be carried on under the name of 'Money, Bath and Eastman'. The experience of mod ern commercial undertakings has been that amalgamation tends to greater efficiency and improved organisation. With these aims in view, the two well known firms have been consolidated. The practice now carried on by Messrs Stanley Money and Bath has been in exist ence for upwards of thirty years, and Mr Eastman has been practising. in Bunbury for the last twenty two years. The members of the new firm are very well known throughout the whole of the South West district, and, as Mr Money's time is consid er...
Bridgetown. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
Bridgetown. i (From Our Correspondent.) The monthly ' Welcome Home' social was held on Monday last, when fourteen returned men were present to receive shields. As usual, the Hall was filled, and never once since the inception of these evenings has any lack of interest been shown. After paying all expenses, the Com mittee now has something like £120 in hand. The following kindly as sisted in the programme : — Overture Misses Dorothy Cutmoreand Hannah Markey; recitation, Miss Nancy Davies; 'banjo selection,) Messrs Whatman ; fancy dancing, Miss Me Carthy's pupils; songs, Master Greenwood and Mrs Sherwood. At the last meeting of the Council of the Agricultural Society, it was finally decided to extend the Novem ber Show programme to cover four days (Wednesday to Saturday), two days show and two days sports. Twenty six events are down for the sports days, and .£54 has been allotted as prize money. The business people of the town have shown their sym pathy by donating nearly £60. The Soc...
THE ASSOCIATED FRUIT-GROWERS' REPORT. Kalgoorlie, Friday, August 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
THE ASSOCIATED FBUIT GROWERS' REPORT. ? * ? (By Wire.) Kalgoorlie, Friday, August .29. The Associated Fruitgrowers, Ltd, report as follows : — Fair supplies of oitrns fruit to hand, and considering the cool change and wet weather, pre vailing prices - were satisfactory. Vegetables supplies were short. Poultry supplies were moderate and 4ngh rates prevailing for good quality lines. . Eggs were heavily supplied and prime chaff sold to £10/15. Details : — Yates, dumps, 22/- ; Granny Smiths to 21/-, half dumps 9/- to 10/- ; Dunns 19/- ; Romes to 17/-; Rokewoods ±0 19/-; Navels, dumps to 13/6, medium quality to 10/6, flats 7/- to 10/- ; Mandarines, best to 12/-, flats to 10/-, inferior 4/ up ; Oranges, dumps to 10/-, flats 5/ to 7/6 ; Lemons 8/- to 10/- ; Taxson ias to 11/- ; Tomatoes to 16/- ; Potat oes, new dug, to 30/- ; Cabbage 12/ to 14/*,; Cauliflowers to 8/- ; Peas to 8d; Beans to 9d; Pumpkins 7/-; Swedes 6/- to 9/- ; Rhubarb to 6d ; Turkey (Jobblers, prime 27/- to 30/-, medium 21...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
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Photography from the Clouds. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
Fnotoiir&plky from the f&£ot$w8. , ??' The ' accompanj'ing illustrations are characteristic air pictures of places in France made, famous .by tremendous* happenings during the Great World War. . ?? . _ ' . ''v. '- ;. ? . . Amiens after Four Months' Bombardment. t '? '?'. ^ It was in front of Amiens that the Australians accomplished that marvellous hold '; ,o^p?v up of the German forces which is said to have saved Paris, and which certainly '..v ? ..\ saved' Amiens. The view was probably taken from a height of 3000 feet. / , SALAMANDER ALLEY. . System of German Trenches in the Somme region. Some hot work occurred here, giving rise to the name, 'Salamander Alley,' applied to these trenches. The white lines resembling streaks of lightning are tracks ' .-.- leading back from the trenches to 'ammunition dumps,, etc. Salamander Alley begins at the left-hand corner of the picture and runs across the road leading to the village arid up to the centre of the picture/ 'On the l...
The Care of the Hair. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
The Care of the Hair. Nothing repays a little care and trouble so much as hair, and nothing resents neglect more quickly. One might almost say, 'Take care of your hair and your looks will take care of themselves.' Glossy, -well-kept hair is so attractive that it makes one forget any minor deficiencies, and it is worth any trouble to have such hair. If you are already the possessor of luxuriant beautiful hair, don't imagine it* will always bo like that unless you take the trouble to keep it so. On the other hand if your hair is weak and lustreless, don't despair, for if you adopt natural me thods, you will improve' it almost be yond recognition. What Scalp Massage Does. Personally, I have the firmest faith in massaging the hair, not only to keep healthy hair in good condition, but to stop hair falling out, and to -give it back its colour if it has that 'lifeless' look. Massage your hair every day for just three -#inutes (no longer). Never message it at night or when you are feeling t...
HOME-MADE COUGH DROPS. A Recipe Mothers Should Keep. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
HOME-MADE CpUGH DROPS. A Recipe Mothers Should Keep. Cough drops suitable for both child r.en stnd adults can easily and quickly be prepared at home by pouring a few drops of bitrate of tar on a lump of sugar. Let~this dissolve slowly in the mouth, and as it dissolves so the healing and soothing virtues of the pine tar will penetrate to every part of the throat, chest, and lungs. Bitrate of tar is useful in many different ailments, and it is no won der chemists are experiencing diffi culty in meeting the demand. Half a teaspoonful poured into a bowl of boiling water produces a healing vapour which, when inhaled, gives relief in cases of cold in the head, bronchitis, asthma, /etc., while it is well known that 2dz. of bitrate of tar, 8oz. of sugar, and half-pint of hot water produce nearly a pint of cough syrup superior to the read-made mix tures composed of harmful drugs, and at less cost. Make a . syrup by dis solving the sugar in the hot water, and then add the bitrate of tar. Stir...
DANGEROUS TOYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
DANGEBOUS TOYS. 3 A well-known doctor warns parents against toys covered with hair or wool for, babies. He says: 'Infants have often been severely injured by swallow ing what they have pulled off from their small tov animals.' Never give painted toys to very little children. They often suck the paint off. And celluloid toys . are very dan gerous, as, if used near a fire or light, they easily blaze up. Very small toys — such as tiny tea sets— are dangerous for very little child ren, who often put them into their mouths. Beads, buttons, etc., have the same risk, as they inay be pushed into ears or up little noses. Toys with very sharp corners are always risky playthings; so are whips and. sticks. '
SCRUB AND OTHER BULLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
SCRUB AND OTHER BULLS. Wisconsin is the foremost dairy State of U.S.A., a position it has largely obtained by the encouragement of ag ricultural education and the practical application of the knowledge thus dif fused among its people. Dr. Alexan der, Director of the Wisconsin De partment of Agriculture, has taken the trouble to condense a deal of know ledge, acquired in the right school of theory and practice, into a few, 'points' regarding scrub and other'' bulls. Dr. Alexander evidently be lieves that the bull is nine-tenths of the herd. Here is his classification of the various types of bull: — The Scrub Bull. Brand him 'N.6.' Sire of scrubs. Notorious cause of puny creamery cheques. ? Supplier of filling for the worst bullwurst. Furnisher of the canner's 'sinews of war.' Trade mark of ignorance and profitless stock breeding. Let him be spurloss ver senkt! The Grade Bull. Brand him ' . . ? ' Sire of mongrels. Inheritor of skin-deep beauty from his pure-bred sire. Powerless to tra...
TEACHING THE YOUNG IDEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 30 August 1919
TEACHING THE YOUNG IDEA. Mildura has adopted in its schools an , excellent American idea. The scholars who desire it are given courses in horticulture and viticulture. In the high school, attended by over 200 pupils, is a large .plot of vines of different varieties for the practical in struction in grape growing for the pro duction of dried fruit. ? In every State school, too, the child ren are taught the growing and drying of'' fruits. The head master of the Lake school, who possesses an exten: sive knowledge of grape culture and drying, teaches his pupils the whole process in a most thorough manner. The children have planted an acre block with different varieties of raisin grapes, which last season they harvest ed and dried ready for the picking shed, having attended ' to the vines throughout, pruning ' and so forth. This season they hope to produce over a ton of dried fruit. They also grow and preserve peaches, apricots and quinces. Ask anyone, of the -boys what he's going to be ...