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The Auto Fan. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 16 August 1919
The Auto Fan. The. auto fan has lots of grief; he seldom finds an hour's relief. ..-.??'. I work like thunder year by year, and all my earnings disappear; I hand them over, bill by bill, to men who claim mechanics' skill, who take my bumboat all apart and tinker till they break my. heart. My wife remarks, ' ' We all need coats, so kindly dig up''8undry groats; the children pine for cake and cheese, so shell out divers kopecks, please.' And I reply, '.'Just wait, I pray; the. auto must be fixed to-day; the clutch is busted all in two, the carburetter has the flue; and when I've paid repair-shop boobs, I '11 have to buy some inner tubes. ' ' It keeps me broke the whole year round, and I put up a doleful sound; but if you took my car away, I'd die of bore dom in a day. ROAD RISKS ON THE ITALIAN FRONT. On no portion of the war zone is driving so difficult or are road risks so great as on the Italian front. Whereas on ordinary road a skid may result in nothing worse than a fall of a few ...
BETCHER BOOTS WON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 16 August 1919
BETOHER BOOTS WON. The race was a neck-to-neck one. The spectators stood with bated breath.', NV -sound was to be heard but the stampeding of .the two horses' hoofs and the ticking of the timekeeper 's double;patent-extra-special-f ractodecimonever stop stop watch. 'Dead heat!' roared the spectators.- ?? A great roar reat the air. The timekeeper stepped forward and held up his hand. - 'No gentlemen!' he cried. 'Betcher Boots was the ' winner! . I timed him by this fracto-decfcno stop-watchl Inere are sixty seconds in. a minute;''sixty doo-dars in a second, and sixty wiff -waffs ih'a doo-dar— and Betche; Bootii won by a quarter of a wiff-waff.
Bread Unfit for Consumption. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 16 August 1919
Bread Unfit for Consumption. ? The New South Wales Government recently engineered a practical refu tation of the slander that they were compelling millers to use wheat of the 1916-17 harvest that was incap able of being made into wnoiesome bread. They secured the use of the Ultimo mill for a couple of days in order to carry out a public test of the quality of the flour made from standard wheat, which comprised 25 per cent, of 1916-17 grain, 40 per cent, of 1917-18 grain, and 35 per cent, of 1918-19 grain, such as the Wheat Board required the millers to grist. The Government demonstration gristing was done under the super vision of the presidents and vice presidents of the Royal Agricultural Society, the' Chamber of Commerce, and the Chamber of Manufactures. This committee supervised the taking of the wheat from the stocks, the milling, the delivery to the State Bakery, and the baking. The bread rolls, scones, cakes, and pastry made from the flour were publicly display ed in Challis ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 16 August 1919
The Most Centrally Situated Hotel to Buuhuty . Proprietor. Wines Beers, and Spirits of the Finest Quality . Most Popular Billiard Room in the Town. &nbsp; &nbsp; Every Convenience and Comfort for Boarders at Reasonable Rates. WHEN IN PERTH &nbsp; STAY AT THE 6s 6d per Day. 35s per Week. Hot and Cold Baths. Electric Light and Lift to all Floors. Comfortable and Central, &nbsp; The Country Visitors Home from FREE MOTOR GARAGE. Victoria Street, Bunbury. Newly Renovated and now under New Management. The Right Liquors and Best Accommodation. Absolutely Only SWAN BEER Drawn. E. E. COCKS . - - - Proprietor. GREENBUSHES. ERNIE I. EYLES - - Licensee. Every Comfort and Convenience for hoarders at Reasonable Rates. The Commercial Travellers' House for the Tinfields. Best Liquors only kept. BUSSELTON. HARRY FlTZMAURICE, Proprietor. &nbsp; Good Home Cookery. Our own Eggs, Cream, and Fruit. Garage and Good Stabling. Terms 6s per day. Telephone 24. &...
DON'TS FOR PARENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 16 August 1919
DONTS FOR PARENTS. Don't allow children to read with insufficient light, or to pore over books very long together. Don't encourage them, to be book worms; let them read to learn, not merely learn to read. Dont forget that the muscles and sinews which they are hourly devel oping, day by day, form the machin ery which is to carry them to man hood, and through life, and that they will require robustness of body as well as energy of mind. Don't be afraid to trust them out of your sight, or to give them ample liberty. Don't discourage them from having a mind and will of their own, or, even later on in life, in maintaining views which differ from your own, so that their conduct and habits are sound, otherwise they become hypocrites to please you, or have to bear, in after life, the. unpleasant reflection that their conscientious . differings from you caused you displeasure, pain, and sorrow. Don't be afraid to let them soil their fingers in manual work ; bring them up rather below than ab...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 16 August 1919
Can you think of a word of seven letters, which reads backwards and forwards the same? Reviver. C. S. Dickson Expert Boiler Maker. Consulting and Supervising Boiler Maker. Boiler. Shipping and all Classes of Repairs a Specialtiy. Cutting and Welding all Metals by Oxy-Acetylene Process. Coils, of All Descriptions Made. 2-8 JOHN STREET, PERTH. ' Phone No., A 4639. ESTIMATES GIVEN. First Class Workmanship. Charges Moderate. Telephone A3237. Empire Motor Works W. Riches, F. Pearce, and S. Watts, Proprietors. 59 MELBOURNE ROAD, PERTH. (Opposite Goods Shed). Complete Overhaul and Repairs, Tyres, etc. COUNTRY WORK A SPECIALTY. THE RIGHT DIRECTION. 92 MURRAY STREET, PERTH. For all R£otor Repair Work The Right Quality— Car Ready when Promised. Tel. A 3391. -\ . MILEAGE ECONOMY 'COLO' ? Tyres RELIABILITY, COMFORT Made in Australia for Australian Conditions. Western Australian Depot: GILBERTS LIMITED (Wholesale Only) Queen's Place, William St., PERTH TeL A 2888. ford Big Ends Me HE@£@!!eci. Ri...
Upper Blackwood Road Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 16 August 1919
Upper Blaekwood Road Board. A meeting of the Upper Blackwood Road Board was held on Saturday, July 26th, when Mr Wade presided over Messrs Bilston, Gibbs, Moore, Lee-Steere, Smith, Doust, Sinnott, Knapp (secretary) and Reid (supervis or.) &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Matters arising from minutes : — It was decided that road access applied for by S. C. Methven be held in abeyance owing to a misunder- standing between the owner and the Bank. Mr Lee-Steere moved that the ward members supply particulars for the Honor List at next meeting. Mr Wade then reported on partic- ulars of the delegation to the Minister for Works re a bridge over the Blackwood River between Condinup and Moodiarrup, and stated the matter had received favorable consid- eration. Mr Lee-Steere moved that a letter be sent tothe chairman of the West Arthur Board thanking the members for their efforts in this matter. The Board is applying for the closure of a road between Locations 2808-28...
THE LATE MR G. DUNKLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 20 August 1919
THE LATE MR G. DUNKLEY. The late Mr Geo. Dunkley, whose death was reported in our last issue, came to reside in Oapel some fifteen years ago, and has been a most energetic aud useful citizen, taking at all times, the leading place in every thing pertaining to the advancement and improvement of the district. He was a prominent member of all its various public and patriotic move ments, always giving a full share of his time and energy, and a man with broad views and geuerous tendencies. Our heartfelt sympathy is tendered to his bereaved widow .and family in the deep and bitter loss they, as well as the district, have experienced. Mr Dunkley died in a Bunbury hospital on Monday, and was brought to Oapel by Tuesday's train. The - funeral procession, which was by far and away the longest ever seen in Oapel, started from the railway station, the remains being carried by four returned soldiers in uniform, Driver W, J. R. Scott, Privates L. and .R. Summers and W, J. Cross. The soldiers reco...
THE LATE MRS MARY ANN ILES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 20 August 1919
THE LATE MRS MARY ANN ILES. There passed away on Sunday last Mrs M. A. lies, one of the pion eers of the district, in her 72nd year. The late Mrs Jles was married to Mr William lies, who, fpr many years, was in the employ of the Hon. E. M. Clarke, M.L.C. The high opinion in which the husband is held was shared by his wife, and many will regret the death of the kindly old lady. Besid es the husband, five sons and two daughters survive. The remains were laid in thefr last resting place in the new Cemetery, Captain Inglis, of the Salvation Army, reading the burial service.
Obituaries. THE LATE MR EDWARD ARTHUR MAINSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 20 August 1919
Obituaries. — » THE LATE MR EDWARD ARTHUR MAINSTONE. The many friends of Mr E. Main stone were greatly shocked when it became known that he had been found dead in bed on Monday morn ing. The discovery had been made by a room mate at about 7 a.m., and later examination showed that de ceased had passed away some two hours previously. He had been working at the Roelands Quarry, and feeling verv unwell on Fridav after noon last, had informed the time keeper that he would not continue on the job. He left for Bunbury, arid the illness intensified, but al though strongly advised to do so, he refused to call in a doctor. During Sunday, Mr Mainstone was very ill and in great pain, but was able to walk about the verandah adjoining his room. Owing to the circumstan ces attending his death, and the fact that no medical officer had attended him, it was considered necessary to hold an enquiry. A jury was accord ingly empannelled, a post mortem examination was ordered. This was conducted by Dr Cul...
Greenbushes. Coming Events. Tonight.—R.C. Dance and Waltzing Competition. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 20 August 1919
Greenbushes. Coming Events, Tonight. — R.C. Dance and Waltz ing Competition. The Young People's Catholic Club held another enjoyable evening on the on the 6 th inst., dancing being kept going until after midnight. Miss E. O!Seilly at the piano, and Mr W. Tillbrook as M.O., gave every satis faction. Tonight, the 20th inst, is ' ladies' pound night.' Prizes of £1 Is and 108 6d are being offered in a waltzing competition. No less than eleven soldiers are to be officially welcomed (or were, I should say) on Tuesday, the 19th inst. An account of the evening will appear in a future issue. A football match, married versus single, was played on the 9th inst, for the benefit of a resident who recently lost his left arm. The sum of £10 was raised, the Greenbushes Olub donating the umpire's fees and incidental ex penses. The celibates obtained five goals'in ten minutes in the first quar ter, J Gacria being reponsible for two. The married men, however, bogged in and the final score read : — Sin...
Farmers and Settlers' Conference. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 20 August 1919
teis!«G, The following motions were carried at the Farmers and Settlers' Confer ence held at Perth during last week .1 ;- };:-: ''? * --?-Pott of Bflnbury. ^ s'''\ Mr Hawter (executive) moved— 'Conference accords its full support to the movement to secure improved harbour facilities at Bunbury.' He contended that each district should be afforded proper facilities for the use of its natural outlet to the sea. The motion was carried. Mr Brain (Bridgetown) moved— arrangements be made, previous to the fruit shipping season, f6r one or more boats to lift fruit, from the port of Bunbury.' He pointed out that Bridgetown was only six hours from Bunbury but 24 hours from Freman 3^ In addition to the loss of time, ine Ii'sigh* was^much heavier, and the fruit often got overtie^ied during the long journey to ' Eremantle. The motion was carried. Fruit Insurance. On the motion of Mr Brain (Bru dgetown) it was decided— 'That pressure be brought to bear On in surance companies to make them is sue a...
Picton. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 20 August 1919
Picfon. ? *^ — ? ? ?— (From Our Correspondent.) A most enjoyable and highly suc cessful childrens' fancy dress ball was held in the Picton Hall on the 8th inst, when a large crowd was present. All sorts and conditions of people were represented. The fol lowing are amongst a few of the characters noticed : Miss Rosie Lew m, 'Professor' ; Misses Vera Lewin and Doris Palmer, 'Indians' ; Mas ters Alex Hough, 'Indian' ; Jack Hough, '-Ireland' ; Robbie Temple, 'Clown'; Harold Lewin, 'Day and Night' ; Bob Pool, 'Clown' ; Keith Edwards, 'Jockey' ; Wilfred John ston, 'Afghan' ; Percy Meade, '-The Hooded Terror'; Gerard Steven, 'Oranges and Lemons' ; Norman Lewin, 'Jocky' ; Wally Lewin, 'Bridegroom^ ? Bertie Saggers 'John Bull' ; Gordon Lewin, 'King of Diamonds' ; Reg Oldham and George Johnston, 'Cow-boys' ; Clifton (Bill) Johnston, 'Gentleman of the 18th Century' ; Miss Ena Steven, 'Folly' ; Misses Blanche Barrett, 'Night and Day' : Mollie Pool and Mavis Meade 'Forget-me-not', Pearlie Meade,...
Dardanup [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 20 August 1919
Dardanyp Miss 0. Dillon, of Crooked Brook, after a -lengthy stay at home, has returned to her duties at the Base Hospital, Fremantle. The little boy JimX)illon»:whogot kickedby ahorse;. is, I am glad- tbrsay; btfthe high road, to recovery^ and ;I -understand will be returning hom& in about a week. The arrival of the Talawa at Bun bury- nas broken the monotony with regard ? to wharf labour, and the Dardanup station yards are unusually busy with about sixty trucks of tim« ber a day, which, together with^ the supply of empties, gives the yard quite a busy appearance. This should last for some time, and poss ibly the Apolda will give further work. Of course, there is always a possibility of the ship's boy going on strike, or the pet kangaroo refusing to eat the ship's biscuits, which would doubtless throw the whole machinery of commerce out of gear. Quite astir was caused in Dardanup when it became known that a serious case of 'flu was reported from the Wellington Jfills. This n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 20 August 1919
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