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CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
CORRESPONDENCE. ? T* ? [We are always willing to give insertion to letters of explanation or interest, but we wish to distinctly state t'iat we do not ne cessarily endorse the oj-in:oiiB expressed, or the language used, by our correspondents. Our ideas of passing events will be found in our local and editorial columns.]
(To the Editor of The Bunbury Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
(To the Editor of The Bunhtry Herald.) Sir, — Kindly allow me a small space in your valuable paper to call the attention of the committee of the Mechanics' Institute to the reprehen sible practice that obtains there. On several occasions lately, 1 have visited the Reading-room, with the object of reading certain papers, and have foxind them absent from the table. On enquiring of the cai-etaker, I have been told that ' they were placed there when received, but have been taken.' I might mention that the Review of Reviews is, one of the papers thus treated, and occasionally Punch is missing. Surely the com mittee conlcl do something to prevent this being continued. Again, no longer ago than this morning, on call ing at the Reading-room, I found a leaf torn bodily from the Adelaide Observer. It is, I. suppose, too- much to exjiect the caretaker to be in. constant attend ance, the salary being limited. I would, however, suggest that the com mittee offer a reward to anyone giving informat...
CRICKET CLUB BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
CRICKET CL UB BALL. ? ? - ? ? A. ? '_' ? ? The Wellington Cricket Club gave a ball last Friday evening in aid of the funds of the club, in the Rosamel Barn, which fine building was kindly lent to' the club for the occasion. Dancing was commenced at eight o'clock, and although the evening1 was rather blustery, still a good number of young folks turned up, both from the neighborhood and surrounding districts; ' The barn was got in readiness by a few of the most ener getic members of the club, who did wonders in transforming the barn into a very picturesque ball-room. The floor was termed by all present as perfect, and as for the supper, whio.h was pi'eparod by the local ladies, it was simply splendid. The table was very tastefully decorated with flowers, but bettor still, was heaped up with tho most delicious delicacies, which were done full jus tice to. The ladies were very taste fully dressed. Miss Clifton wore black silk ; Miss Rose, black silk covered with lace of same color ; Mis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
-- , \ --^ JH^jisements. ? mOJSKiHT ! mO-NIGHT ! At the MECHANICS' INSTITUTE, J]~ARDY'S gEREKADE J^INSTREL QOMPANY. ' LOOK OUT FOE TOM THUMB.. ? ONE NIGHT ' ONLY ! ? ' Doors Open 7:30] [Commence 8. ?Admission | T^iiar.en f&.&Os. J.JL ) Hal-price. ( tj £4 VASSE : TO-MORROW NIGHT. The company will probably give two more entertainments in Bunbury on Friday and Saturday next. CA P E L 'O ACES. At a Meeting held at the Capel Tnn on the 10th inst., it was resolved that the Capel Raee3 be held on March 8, 1893. A full pro gramme will appear at a future date. E. C. B. LOCKE, Hon. Sec. Tenders. ~ : : ~ : : \ m E N D E R S ARE INVITED until NOON of the 28th INSTANT for the ERECTION of a WEATHER-BOARD HOUSE, TANK, &c. for H. Stanley, at Bunbury. Plans and Specifications can be seen at the office of Mr. Stanley, Bunbury. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted, and no allowance made for any . ? tender; ' J. TALBOT HOBBS, A.R.Y.J.A., Architect and Surveyor. Pert...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
George Lawrence, BUILDER, . ; contractor . and undertaker ... . — prjnsep street — u. .s' xx :nt io xt ;m ^sr. , All Orders Promptly Attended ? .to. ALEX A N D;E R TTT R IGHT, BUILDER & CABINETMAKER, ;..:. - STIRLING STREET, . BUNBURY. Has 'a large Stock of Household Furiiiture, ' ' ': ' Kitchen Tables from 22s, 'Dressing Tables from los, Wush.stands from 17s, . ? . ; Chests of Drawers from «55s, ; ' Meat Saf eB from 25s, ; Sofa Couches from 45b, Cabinets from 50s, Violin and Banjo strings in stock. ALSO IN STOCK : Wardrobes, Sideboards, Gipsy Tables, Pool and Curtain lings, American Chairs, Glass and Putty, and Ironmongery in great variety. ALL ORDERS FROM the COUNTRY . PROMPTLY' ATTENDED TO : ' XII .. ? . ? . fc . ? ? o :??? ? ? % ?' R j : . I ??'??* |1 ?'??!?? ^ 1 3 ° ? fi 2 w « W«3 O .A & . . /3 £ ' ?' d S ' ??? I g ? -S g ??? g o S ? ? s a : ? »j' '' ' ' ? C. J, HOTIG H- . STOREKEEPER & DRAPER, ?VASSE. J JUST ARRIVED— . A large Stock of. : ?? , . . . ? l...
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
TOPICS OF THE WEEK. ? 4, ? Th& s,s. 'Wendouvee is expected to arrive here to night or to-morrow morn ing from Albany. - The s.s. Tentenlen arrived at Albany early j'esterclay morning on her way to Fremantle. It will be noticed in our Parliamentary telegrams that tke removal of the embargo on sweeps and lotteries has been agreed to by a majority of 3. # .# * Last week as Mr, Maguire, junr., was bringing his horses across the Estuary, one of them was parried away b}r the current and drowned. ., Dr. Lov.egrove lias, wo understand, reeomended that young :Hastie should be taken to Bridgetown, or somewhere in the Blackwood, district for change of air, which his parents are about to do. ' :': ??'?' ? ' ?***.?? ; ? The price.asked for allotments of land in Victoria street has considerably in creased during the last few months, and fully 75 per cent, has been added to the value placed on. these allotments a little while back. We understand , there are several buyers, but the price as...
THE BUNBURY HERALD. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 1892. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
THE BUNBURY HERALD. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 1892. Once again lias Parliament taken in hand the subject of resuscitating the fallen fortunes of the Midland Railway Company. In our last issue we published a series of pro posals from the Company to the Government, having for their ob ject the renewal of working opera tions, and the completion of the construction of the railway. Very opportunely this fresh scheme has been submitted during the sitting of Parliament, a fact that will en able it to be dealt with promptly and authoritatively. The As sembly has adopted the very prac tical, satisfactory, and expeditious course of submitting the impor tant issues involved to a joint com mittee of both Houses of Parlia ment. The magnitude and ge neral importance of this rational undertaking _clearly demonstrates -that it cannot be allowed to remain indefinitely in stcdu- quo without inflicting grave injury to the trade development, and prospects of the colon}', and detrimentally affecting its reput...
VASSE NEWS. VASSE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
VASSE NEWS. ? ♦ ? [Prqm our Correhpoxdemt.] Vasse, Saturdav. Now the show and races are over the place has become quite quiet. In' writing, of this reminds me that both show and raceR were a grand success thisyear,and reflect great credit upon all concerned. The hon secir of the Southern Districts Agricul tural Society deserves very great credit tor the manner m which he conducted the onerous duties imposed upon him and 'when we consider the large number of e :hibits his exertions cii.n be fully realised. This year a new mode of entry was made and each of the committee was told off to . look after certain portions of the ex hibits, and whon the prizes were awarded, they had to ;report to the secretary the number attached to tl.e exhibits. By this mwins, the secre tary was enabled to have everything ready and the cheques made out early in the evening, all the prizes being paid without any trouble. The hon. «ec. informs me that he can still see xoom for improvement, and if all goes we...
FIRE IN PERTH. PERTH, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
FIRE IN PERTH, Perth, Friday. An extensive fire occurred m Hay street yesterday, in tlie pre mises occupied by Messrs. G. and M. Luber as a cheap drapery store After the fire had been burning for some time, Luber came on the scene, and. was with difficulty re strained from rushing into the fire. He was frantically crying out-' Oh ray. fine Christmas goods !' Tlie fire was the- subject of much 'cointiicnt,' owing to the fact; that tlie owner had. the stock insured f oi* £4000, : : The enquiry commenced to-day, and was adjourned.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
, , Notice?. EDMUND DEAN AND Co. 'Wholesale and Retail. CHEMISTS AND DRUGGISTS, MaNUFACTUBEBS &, IMPORTERS OF Drugs, Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Pre parations, Proprietary and Patent Medicines, Toilet and Nursery Requisites, Perfumery, Etc. Station Managers, Storekeepers, and Contractors Supplied at the Lowest Bates. Country Orders will receive prompt attention. HAY STREET, Perth. KXGK STBEET,Fremantle. DEAN'S 1. „ Indigestion Mixture. By its digestive, - stomach-invigorating and appetizing properties, is a positive remedy for Indigestion. it stands on its own merits, and on the reputation obtained by the wonderful effects which have followed its use every where. PKICE, 2s, 6d. 2. „ Corn Cure removes corns pain lessly, cures in three or four days, will enable you to walk ?with greatest ease, obviates the necessity of cutting the corn, Never fails to cure. PKICE. Is. 3. „ Chlorodyne, a safe and reliable remedy for cholera, spasms. diarrhoea, etc. PEICE, Is. bottle. 4 „ Cough Mi...
TELEGRAMS. WEST AUSTRALIA. THE HOMESTEAD BILL. WITHDRAWN BY THE GOVERNMENT. PERTH, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
TELEGRAMS. ? « ? [From Our Correspondent.] . WEST AUSTRALIA. _: ? * ? . THE HOMESTEAD BILL. WITHDRAWN BY THE GOVERNMENT; ?'. ? . : ... . .. . . Perth,. Friday.' ' In the House of Assembly on Wednesday night last tlie Premier moved ' that the Homestead Bill be discharged from the notice paper.' Sir Jolin'said the Government had carefully considered this important matter, and had decided that a majority of 3 members of Parlia ment were insufficient to wammtthe Government in taking this measure through Parliament., Several mem bers, including Mr. Cookworthy, expressed their extreme regret at the withdrawal of the Bill, and in the city this feeling predominates. In the Assembly on Thursday the Constitution Act ? Amendment Bill passed ..through, committee. The third reading takes place to day, and the bill will be placed be fore Council on Tuesday next. Tlie Government have gazetted as holidays, Monday and Tuesday, the 26th and 27th. inst., also Satur day, the 31st., and Monday' and Wedn...
ACCIDENT AT BRIDGETOWN. December 12. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
ACCIDENT AT BRIDGETO WN. ? ? [From ouk Correspondent.] December 12. A startling event Occurred here yesterday, which threw the whole town into a state of excitement. A young man named Smith had sta tioned his loaded cart just below the stables of Mr. J. W. Blechynden. As is well known the bank on that side of the river is very rugged arid steep, and about- 9.30 a.m. as Smith was preparing to start for his home the animals became restive, and there being no protection on that side the horses and. cart .went backwards down .the-bank into the river. A number of :men were promptly oh the spot-, and succeeded in' freeing the animals from their perilous position, one of which had received a slight wound on the ribs, but the other was found to have its leg fractured, and had to be killed, thereby causing a '- serious loss to the owner. The vehicle was not so easily recoyered, as it had to be hauled to the opposite side of the river, and there being a great many logs embedded in the way, ti...
NEWS FROM G'NARLBINE. REPORTED WATER FIND. PERTH, Friday [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
,.NEWS::FROM G'NARLBINE,. _ ? A. ? . . ? REPORTED WATER FIND; Perth, Friday; The Warden of Yilgarn tele graphs — *' Just returned from. Bay ley's find. Six^hundred men on the field ; some doing well, many doing very little. Water is becom ing very short on the road, and no satisfactory supply lias yet been found at G'Narlbine.' Perth, Tuesday. Numbers of men are arriving at Southern Cross from G-'Narlbine, and they state that water is scarce. There is a probability of a stam pede of the miners from the field shortly.- ?? , ?. It is reported that Mr. Raeside has struck water, but the report needs confirmation.
THE FISHING FATALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 14 December 1892
THE FISHING FATALITY. ? 6 ? All doubts entertained during the past week concerning the fate of the thee men Carl Jenson, J. Andrew Fred Matterson, were virtually set at rest by the finding of the body of An drews. The boat the three men went out in measured ]8ft keel and 7ft. beam and was considered to be a good sea boat. Jenson himself had great confidence in her powers. The party left Fremantle on Sunday the 27th Nov., steering for Carnac. It is pre sumed that the boat upset during some rough squalls which . c'ame.'/'vip from the south in the evening of -the 27th. The police, in company with' Mr. Bourgeest, made a rigid search of Carnac and the South Beach, but not meeting with any success they took into consideration the set of .the. enr r&kfc from the island and searched thjaNorfch Beach. The result was tn^v^jding j?f the body, of -..Andrews in a ve%r bettered condition by Mr Bourgeest a^» anothei' some distance north of Freiliaityle. The body had evidently -AQ^tcv&a...