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QUEENSLAND FLOODS. HOUSES WASHED AWAY. HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES HOMELESS. BRIDGES DESTROYED. SYDNEY, Feb. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 15 February 1893
QUEENSLAND FLOODS. ' HOUSES WASHED AWAY. HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES HOMELESS. . BRIDGES DESTROYED. [Br Telegeaph.] Stdney, Feb. 8. It is expected- that through rail way communication will be restored to-day between- Brisbane and' Ips wich. . :? ; : Toowoomba, Feb. 7. The scenes in the valley of the Mary River and the Wide Bay Dis trict are indescribable. : Hundreds of houses have been washed away, and hundreds of families are homeless. A telegram from Bundaberg states that the flood waters have burst into several mines at Gynrpie, and that all the work on- the goldnelds is sus pended. A later message from Maryborough states that the Antigua and Mary borough bridges have, been washed away. The - destruction of , these bridges means a loss to the' colony of £250,000. Brisbane, Feb. 8. The worst fears entertained as to the safety of the Victorian Bridge have been realised, the structure having been completely wrecked. The first portion toi go was the se cond or third span. One loud crash, wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 15 February 1893
Owing to the close proximity of several large bush fires, Melbourne is enveloped- in smoke. The Brisbane River is subsiding steadily, but reports from Toowoomba state that fresh, floods have occurred owing to continued rainfall. ,': ' ' Nesblt. and' Jerger Hay street, have- speci- ally made boxes for packing watches, posted free of cost. — Advt. ' ' ?' . For Watch Eepairing, etc., go to J. Collins, Stephen St., Bunburj — ' The Practical Watchmaker.'— Ad vx.
VASSE NEWS. VASSE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 15 February 1893
YASSE NEWS. (From Our Correspondent.) ' Yasse, Saturday. The weather lately hasbeen a little more seasonable, the . evenings being; cool an d pleasant. ' . , . ' ; . ,'.,'. 1 ''.' Last Monday night, the 'niembefs' of the Parochial Society met for the purpose of debating Upon the follow- ; ? ing subject— 'Is it advisable to agi-- ? tate for the offices of R.M. and medi cal officer to be combined in ..one?.'.. There were only very few of the per sons chosen present owing to the fact / ' that a good many of the country: .^ members were busy, besides which a good many did not know ithat they were chosen to take part in the debate. Mr. Bovell, sen., championed, or. led ?-? for the appointments being separate, having for his chief supporter Mr. T. A. Thurkle, the : other members on ??; his side being Mr.. A. Layman and G. W. Lajnnan, jnr., while Mr. Thos. Prosser led for the two appointments ? ? . ? being combined. : Mr. C. J. Hough was his second, his other supporters being Messrs. W. Sm...
THE COLLIE COALFIELD. THE BORING OPERATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 15 February 1893
THE COLLIE COALFIELD. THE BOEING OPERATIONS. The following is a copy of a re port, dated Ja.nuary &6th., from Mr. W. B. Pendleton, officer in charge of the Collie coalfield boring party : — I beg to lay this, my twenty-third fort nightly report, before you'. Since - the 12th. ult. No. 16 bore has been carried on as follows : Ft. In. Brought forward ? 229 0 Clay and shale ... ... .1 5 Black smut ... ... ... 1 3| Black shale ? v... 0 10£ Black smut ... ... \ ... 0 5 Dark shale ? 6.7 Smut ? , ... ... 0 6* Dark shale ? 0 11 Clay, mixed with sand ... 12 Light yellow sandstone ... 2 8 Hard white sandstone .'.. 4 1\ Dark sandstone . ... .... , 1 ...0 Total depth ? 250 0 After finishing this hole' we removed the tools about 16 chains to the south,, expecting by boring at that point to prove the measures superior to those measured in Nos. 15 and 16. In tliiswc were disappointed, as the following ac count will show : . No. 17 Bore, - ?Ft. In. Soil, etc ? ... ..;. 2, 6 Sandy clay ... ....
GREENBUSHES V. UPPER CAPEL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 15 February 1893
GREENBUSHES V. UPPER CAPEL. We are indebted to Mr. W. C. Ram say, secretary of the Greenbushes cricket club, for the following report : The return match between the above clubs was played at the Black wood Hotel (Mr. Jno.. Bovell's) on ' Saturday last. The -Greenbushes men were driven to -the ground— a distance of 9 miles &nbsp; — in carriages kindly provided by Messrs. Williams Bros., and arrived' there in good time. Greenbushes won the toss and elected to send their opponents in to bat on a fair wicket, although the fielding-ground would stand improve ment. Wright and Rose took up the willow for Upper Capel against the bowling of Morgan and Robinson. Morgan secured two wickets in his first over, and one each in the next two; all being maiden overs. Robin son was also bowling well, and the batsmen could make no stand except Fowler, who played a' good game for 10. The innings closed for 28. The Greenbushes men then opened their first innings, Robinson and Williams taking the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 22 February 1893
Business Notices. By Appointment to His V. M^das^S^ Rl Exc.eIlency tlie Governor. — :' ROBERT SMITH:— BARRACK STREET. P E It T H. Manufanturcr of all kinds of Saddlery and Harness, Horse Clothing Rugs, Etc., Etc. Importer of S2-o23.s©s, Bruslies, Comtos, «&o.? HUNTING AND RACING REQUISITES. ALL THE LATEST — ?? — 'dFolegjiE'^riplb.io && Local 3^To'v%7'S. ? 11 ??? ? Single Copy, 3d. )? ? t-:o: ? 1 Per' Quarter, 3s. 66 THE BUNBURY HERAIJV' PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY. 1 1' ' ' a h ,i PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER AND ? ? MANUFACTURING JEWELLER. STEPHEN STREET, BUNBURY. Old Gold and Silver Bought Watches & Clocks kept in Stock. ^ 0 _T ? I C E. I have disposed of my Practice to A. J.Davies, Esq., who holds diplomas as First Bachelor of Medicine, Master of Surgery, Licentiate of Royal Col leges of Physicians and Surgeons, and Licentiate of Midwifery of Edinburgh and Glasgow, and registered under Imperial Act; and I trust any person . requiring medical aid will apply t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 22 February 1893
Koticss. DIrf30.LLTI.0N OF PARTNER* SHIR THE PARTNERSHIP HITHERTO EXISTING- between J. COLLINS aud D. B. TAYLOR, of Stephen-St., WATCHMAKERS & JEWELLERS, IS HEREBY DISSOLVED. The Business will in future bo carried on ?by D. B. Taylor. D. B. BAYLOR, ..____ ? . ? :_i ? tvt o t I c e -?? m ' il i s ' ^'''-^'USE NO OTHER.Jga ASK YOUR GROCER ron SLATER'S CELEBRATED BAKING POWDEE. Acknowledged to be the Best. GUARANTEE]) PURE. Pronounced by all wlio use it to be SMpericv to any in the colony. Hg§TSold by all respectable Grocers throughout W.A. VT O T I' C E THE UNDERSIGNED have FOR SALE: Prime Breakfast. Bacon, Prime Corned Pork, Extra Fine Roller Flour, Bran, Pollard-, Horse Corn, Corn Sacks and Bran Bags. ALL ACCOUNTS NOW UNPAID WILL BE SUED FOR without fur ther nolice. H. HAY & SON. B anbury, Feb. 1st. CHEAP r^ASn T\R APERY nTOEE S. MILLER Begs to Inform the Inhabitants of Bunbury and the surround ing- districts that lie has opened a' ' CHEAP CASH DRAPERY STORE. In Samp...
SHIPPING REPORT. PORT OF BUNBURY. ARRIVALS. February 19. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 22 February 1893
SHIPPING REPORT. POET OF BUJSBUKY. ARRIVALS. February 19. Nemesis, s.s.. from Melbourne, via Adelaide, Albany and Vasse. February 20. Theresa, schooner, Eeid, from Fre» mantle, February 21. Bullarra, s.s.. from Melbourne, via Adelaide, Albany andVasse, February 22. Flinders, s.s., Tait, from Fremantle. DEPARTURES. February 19. Nemesis, s.s., for Gcraldton and Fre* February 21. Bullarra s s., for Fremantle. gers — From Bunbury : February 18. Myth, cutter, for Vassc. Olio, steam-lighter, for Arasse. THE ULIDIA. The Ulidia is an iron ship of 2400 tons register. She is said to be a fine sea-boat' ? and the fact that she did the run out from Ba-rrovr in the good time of 85 days speaks well for her sailing qualities. The following condensed report of the voyage was supplied us through the kindness of the chief officer : 'We left Barrowon Furness on Saturday, Nov. 20, with n strong gale from the southward, in tow of the tug Tuscar. The gale continued for a week, after which .we experienced...
TERRIBLE TRAGEDY NEAR NORTHAMPTON. DOUBLE MURDER AND SUICIDE. NORTHAMPTON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 22 February 1893
TERRIBLE TRAGEDY NEAR NORTHAMPTON. ? ^ DOUBLE MURDER AED SUICIDE. FBt Telegraph.! i_ -j PFrom Our Correspondent]. Northampton, Monday. . A horrible tragedy is reported from Trevenson. Yesterday an old resident of the district, named Chas. Glass, aged about fifty, shot two of his daughters dead, and afterwards shot himself. It appears that one of his daiighters wished to marry a man named Brown. This Glass objected to and the shoot ing was the consequence. After shooting the girls. Glass went and hid by the roadside, evidently in wait for Brown. On his way to Ger aldton, Jas. Glass met Brown coming up in a carriage, and informed him of what had occurred, and also of the danger that was before him. Brown and his companion (Shea) went on, and when they arrived at the place of ambush, Shea approached the spot ? where Glass lay, when the 'latter, evi dently thinking he was a policeman, shot himself through the head.
COURT OF MARINE INQUIRY. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST. (Before W. H. Timperley, Esq. B.M., and W. Spencer, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 22 February 1893
CO URT OF MARINE INQ UIR Y . Tuesday, February 21st. (Before W. H. Timperley, Esq. R.M., and W. Spencer, Esq., J.P. A preliminary inquiry into the cause of the stranding of the ship Ulidia, of Belfast, by Captain Doug lass Carrey, was heard in the Magis trate's Court yesterday. Captain Carrey examined, said — I was master of the ship Ulidia, and sailed from. 13 arrow (England), on the 19th. November, 1°92, with a cargo of steel rails for Bunbury and Fremantle. Arrived at Bunbury on February 13th. We sighted the harbour on the 12th., but owing to darkness coming on remained outside till morning. We came into the har bor on the 13th. with reduced sails, and when we reached a cables length from the Admiralty anchorage where 4it[ fathoms of water was indicated by the chart, I let the port anchor go ; the lead which was going all the time, gave 5 fathoms. The ship shuck in 3j fathoms of water. I at once proceeded to lighten the ship. On the 15th., at 9 p.m. I got the ship hove off and an...
ACTION AGAINST A BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 22 February 1893
ACTION AGAINST A BANK. The action brought by Miss Eliza beth Jane Spencer against the City of Melbourne Bank, far the recovery of £100,000 damages for breach of contract, was concluded to-day. The jmy awarded the plaintiff £3000 and costs. The plaintiff's case was that owing to the failure of the Bank to advance certain moneys, she forfeited valuable gold leases in ISfew South Wales.
The Queensland Floods. A RECURRENCE OF THE DISASTER. BRISBANE IN DARKNESS. BRISBANE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 22 February 1893
The Queensland Floods. — -, — A RECURRENCE OF THE DISASTER. BRISBANE IN DARKNESS. (By Telegraph.) [From our Correspondent.] Brisbane, Saturdav. The Towoomba reports this morn ing state that the highest flood level ever known was reached this morning when a house collapsed in Russell-st., as well as five bridges along the West Swamp. One house shifted a distance of 200yds., and various fatalities are reported. |Brisbane, Tuesday. Telegraphic communication is par tially restored, but the- railways and roads are still under water. The distress is alarming, but the damage to goods is not extraordinary, the merchants having profited by Mr. Wragge's warning. Ipswich, Bundaberg and Marybor ough are still flooded, though the waters are subsiding. Brisbane is in darkness owing to the damage to the gas-works. The city is in a deplorable state and probably the site for a new city will shortly be selected, though the majority of the property-holders a:'e averse to the proposal.
TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. PARLIAMENT. MELBOURNE, Feb. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Bunbury Herald — 22 February 1893
[?] v [By Telegkaph.] (FiiOM Our Correspondent.) VICTORIA. - — -$. — = — PARLIAMENT. Melbourne, Fob. 1-1 Parliament re-assembled this after-' noon. In the Legislative Council the Banking Companies Share Sale and Purchase Bill, for the protection of the public in share transactions, was passed through all it stages. In the Legislative Assembly, the Premier mentioned that he intended to intro duce a proposal to raise- £1,000,000 locally out of the £3,000,000 that is proposed to be borrowed. The Mun icipal Subsidy Reduction Bill was read a second time.