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Harvey. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
Harvey. (From Oar Correspondent.) The chief item of interest during the past week has been the realisation of the fact that there is to be no Show this year. Up to quite recently ; was hoped that, although the Citrus Society Committee had defi nitely decided not to hold one, some body or persons would see to it that it was not allowed to become a thing only to be remembered. There is no doubt that the gentlemen forming the committee of the society are much to blame in the matter. On all sides one hears nothing but re grets, and no pains are taken to hide the keen disappdintment that the committee have failed in their ob vious duty to the district. It was J expected that having taken the stand , they did, they would have at least called a public meeting to consider bhe question. We venture to state bhat even now this is not too late, ind if the members decide to keep bhe thing going it could be in the nature of an Agricultural .Show, as the number of stock in the district has greatly...
Fire at South Bunbury. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
Fire at Sossfii Bunbury. The prompt action' and fine work of the Brigade, yesterday morning, probably saved Bunbury from a most disastrous fire. A 9.40 a 'phone 'mes- sage stated that Mr R. Fiddes' toy factory was alight and a few minutes only elapsed before the motor engine was speeding to Beach Road where the factory is situated. Superintend ant Stokes, accompanied by fireman Caddy and Tom Graham, on arrival was joined by Captain Gappy and Foreman Trigwell and six of the vol unteer brigade. It was immediately seen that it would be no use attempt ing to save the factory which was one mass of flames, so attention was given to the rear portion of the house whjch had also iernited. The fire was quick ly. conquered. and then the brigade's efforts stopped the spread of ; the fire in other directions. The factory was situated only a few feet from the house, which is a six roomed building, the front brick and the back portion weatherboard. The property belongs to Mrs I. Williams and was l...
Local and General, [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
Local aiki General, W. Byershed, Grreenbushes, tells us he is starting his half yearly clearing sale of Drapery, Clothing and Mill inery on Thursday, September 11th. As this sale only lasts for 14 days we should advise oar clients to em brace this opportunity, as there is every probability of advanced prices on all these goods. I Such is Fame. — The first anniver sary of the death of Lord Forrest, which took place on the 3rd Septem ber, 191 8, passed absolutely unnoticed. Pioneer, battler, statesman, first Australian born peer — how soon they forget. An Anniversary. — On Monday last, bhe 8th inst, it was just 26 years ago bhat his excellency, the then Govern or, Sir William Robinson, declared' the Perth-Bunbury railway open. May the next 26 years see our growth accelerated. Only good Government, and a determined S.W. people, can achieve this end. By the way, the ' Herald ' had a birthday, too, last week— 27 and like Johnny Walker, still going strong. Leasing the Bath3.; — A number o...
Interesting Items. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
Igiferestiiig Items. On the 10th July, 1919, in the Royal Courts of Justice, London, the sum of £400,000, lying to ex-King Ferdinand of Bulgaria's credit with Messrs Ooutts and Co., was declared forfeited to the English Government. The Marconi Wireless Co. is claim ing ',£7,000,000 from the British Dnatrviacfai* f^Anpral as riamacreB for -reach of contract. The London Joint City and Midland j Bank, Ltd., has subscribed for £12, 000,000 of the British Victory Loan. The Shell group of traders took £2,000,000; Wm. Gary and Son, Ltd., £1,000,000 ; Explosives Trades, Ltd., £625,000; Debenhanis, Ltd., and the Easle. Star and British Dominions Insurance Co., Ltd , £500, 1 000 each, The Prince of Wales is not the first heir to the British throne to visit the American continent. King Edward VII was there in 1860, and King George V has been there three times, v'vr... in the earlv eighties, in 1901, and again in 1908. Lloyds Bank, Ltd., has a capital of I nearly fifty six million pounds. The d...
Social and Personal. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
Social and Personal. ? o ? Mr E. H. Scott-Clarke, advance agent for the Denis Seboe Company was in town on Monday. Mr H. Carlson motored through from Perth on Saturday and after a rest in here overnight returned to his home at Balingnp the |following day. Mr Carlson has purchased a new Ford, with his old one he covered over 30,000 miles and says the mach ine was still going well when he sold it. The funeral of the late Mr Hep burn Gale, of Fremantle, took place on Saturday afternoon, the 30th ult., and was attended by many friends. The deceased, who was in his 66th year, was born at Fremantle, and had resided in West Australia all his life, with the exception of the period of his education in England. At one time Mr Gale was connected with the tin industry at Greenbushes, and was also Mayor of Cue and Gerald ton.
District Nursing Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
District Nursing Associa tion, o A committee meeting was held at the Council Chambers on Thursday evening last, when Mr W. Kaeshag en presided. There were present Mesdames Duce, Hanson', Kaeshagen and Marsh, Nurse Boehm, Miss North, hon secretary. Messrs Ford, Downes; Brennan, Halkyard, North and Sharpe. Apologies were receiv ed from the president, Mr ..J; Monk house, Mrs Ford, Mrs Hands and Mr JHeatley. Mr Kaeshagen, extended a wel come to the honorary secretary on her first appearance in office, and referred to the good work she and her father had done for the move ment. He also congratulated the nurse upon her recovery from a rec ent illness. Reports showed that the nurse had attended 19. patients, in clgding six indigent gases, during the past month. The bank balance was £28/17/3. In reply to the president, Mr North said no money had been received from the surplus of the Peace Celeb ration Committee and it was decided to write and ask if any was available A general discussion on...
Rifle Notes. BALINGUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
Rifle Notes. BALINGUP. The following handicaps have been issued for the opening shoot of the club year 1919-20, the trophy for which will be presented by Captain Jenkins. 9.nc\ snn r,nn finn J. L. Rose ... 6 5| H. G. More ... 4| 3| H. Williams ... 1 h F. Lukis ... 4 3 H. Lake «. 2 5| C.Timbrell ... 6 15 P. Uphill ... 9f 15| G. Black .„ scr 4 F! Nelson .'.. 9| 28 W.Jenkins ... 12 J., 4J W. Goddard 22 .?- .28 B.'Read ... 2| , scr J. Jones ~. 7 ? 11£ J. Bailey ... 20£ 28 . H. Wright ... 21| 14| , C. Goddard ... U 13 ' O.. Armstrong 14 16| H. Wansbrough 22 28 E. Dowley ... 22 28 H. M. More «. 12f . / 4%
Dardanup [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
Dardanup (From Our Correspondent) The beautiful sunshine of the last few days has put quite a different aspect upon the Dardanup fields. In spite of fairly sharp frosts at night the grass is coming on nicely and lately one can fairly sea it grow. Potatoes are beginning to peep above the ground, and the crops are looking well on all the drained ground. I have noticed . patches of very seedy looking crops on undrained ground, in fact, it is almost a waste of time in this district to plant anything in the winter in water-logged country, and Dardanup requires a deal of draining. Mrs V. Coonan left on Saturday for a visit to Perth, also Miss M. Ooonan, our esteemed postmistress. who has been ill lately. I hope the change will quite restore her to health. After Wenty years continuous cut ting the Wellington Mills have had to bow to the inevitable and admit that all ' things, even vast jarrah forests, come to an end. No more will the busy hum of machinery be heard in this prosperous settle...
Harvey Road Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
Harvey Road Board. The usual monthly meeting of the Harvey Road Board was held on Saturday last. Present, Mr T Hay wood, Chairman, and Messrs Wicken Cook, Charman, D M Clifton, Casti- ( eau, Smith, Manuing and A E Clifton / Correspondence. Mr W R Clifton wrote objecting to the taking of a strip of land from his block, No 23, Location 50 A. The chairman said that he and Mr Smith had inspected the locality. He did not consider that the Board should have consented to the opening of the road ae it was not required. On the present lay out the road would take 11 chains off Mr Settler's block, and this was land well cleared and grass ed. The Secretary stated that he had written to the Department stating the objections to reclaiming this im proved land, whilst that ou the other side had nothing done to it. It was decided to rescind the motion approv ingjaf the proposed road and inform the department of this fact. On the motion of. Mr Cook 'Messrs Timewell and Eales were allowed to close an ...
BUNBURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 10 September 1919
BUNBURY. . The 9th shoot for the ' Bunbury Herald ' trophy took place on Sunday last over the 500 and 600 yards' ranges and was won by Mr Foster Eaton who was in great form getting the possible at 600 yards, Mr T. Cun ningham was second being beat on the count back. Following are the scores : — 500 600 .Tl 'Hp ^Ag F.Eaton 32 35 67 3 70 Cunningham 30 28 58 16 70 Teede capt 31 32 63 6 69 C. Hanson 28 25 53 16 69 F. Smith 33 28 61 5 66 M Elliott 30. 25 55 11 66 S. Birch 30 27 57 8 65 Guy Teede 30 24 54 11 65 Trenoweth 34 27 61 3 64 Tomlinson 26 31 57 5 62 J. Nisbett 31 24 55 7 62 J. Murray 23 25 48 12 60 After scoring .three centres Mr Foster Eaton made 11 successive 4 at 500 Yds aud 7 at 600 yds. The last shoot for the ' Bunbuiy Herald ' trophy will take place on Snnday next over the 200 and 300 yard's ranges. The following four members have a winning chance. J. R. Nisbett, 404 ; E. Tomlinson, 402 ; C. R. Hill, 399 ; G. F. Teede, 394. Captain Teede can cut out at 60, C. R. Hill can cu...
Upper Blackwood Road Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 13 September 1919
Upper Blackwood Road Board. The ordinary monthly meeting of the Upper Blackwood Road Board was held on Saturday August 30. Mr T Wade presided over Messrs Smith, Lee Steere, Moore, Bilston, Sinnott, Doust, Forrest, Gibbs, Knapp secretary. Reid suDervisor. Correspondence. Mi Moore moved that the Chair man of the Trustees of the Recreation Ground at Boyup be again written to re dangerous state of fences to stock. The Secretary was instructed to at tend. J Fuller re fallen timber on Me Keown's Road. Mr Sinnott moved that this be removed. Carried. From Mr Wright re taking over of Boyup Agricultural Hall, that this offer be not accepted but that the Board build an office on their own block. The motion was lost and the question left for the Ratepayers* meeting. The Secretary produced a list of arrears of rates outstanding to men who served in the A.I.F. The Board decided that ratepayers must make a declaration before a J.P. that their properties have not been used for, the purpose of profi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 13 September 1919
Urgent ! The Present Scare — The Commissioner for Public Health (Dr Atkinson), with the experiences of all the other States behind him, has drawn up a set of prescript ions, for the use of persons in their own homes, where the attendance of a medical man cannot be immediate ly secured, or pending the arrival of medical aid. Three of the formulae are for internal administration to suit the varying forms of Pneumonic In fluenza, and the fourth is a prevent ative or germicidal fluid for douching the nose and throat. AH. these can be obtained from Thomas and Coy, chemists of this town, at the price of 2/6 her bottle, or 10/- for the set. While it would be wise for all to provide for an emergency it is parti cularly desirable for heads of house hnlric; living even a short distance from town to have a supply of these preparations on hand. Prompt at tention will be given to communi cations addressed to THOMAS & CO, Chemists, Victoria-st, Bunbury Motor Car Owners Look— We can supply...
A Splendid Bequest to Science. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 13 September 1919
A Splendid Bequest to Science. Mine-owner Captain De Larmar has left nearly half his estate of 20,000,000 dollars to the Havard, John Hop kins, and Columbia Universities for the purpose of medi cal research and the dissemination of medical knowledge. The_remainder is left to his daughter, and if she dies with out leaving children it will also go to the abovementionad institutions for the purposes mentioned. Some people hold the key -to; the ;r ?'?situation-, and then are too lazv to turn it: . '._-' ''
THE SUPREMACY OF THE SEAS. London, September 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 13 September 1919
THE SUPREMA6V OF THE SEAS. London, September 12. Mr Archibald Sturd, the well known naval writer, says that Great Britain's supremacy of the sea has been tem-; porarily passed to the United States,' which has 31 battleships in commi sion ; reducing to 29 in 1920. Great Britain has 22 battleships and five cruisers in a similar state of readiness. But a reduction to the reserve basis of the majority of the ships of the Home Fleet, reduces our force, ready for battle, to 16 battleships and cruis ers., ..of which 10 are in the Atlantic and six in the Mediterranean.