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The Bunbury Herald SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 4 October 1919
The Bunbury Herald SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4. Wb are fully aware that it is easier to destroy than to construct, and that a man who advocates the pulling down of a system should be prepared with practical plans for building up a better one. Nevertheless, if a thing is rotten to the core, its harm- J ful effects to the nublic shnnW Ha) exposed without needless delay, even though the party taking such action has no definite plans, at th© moment, for replacing the system thus attack ad with another. Rather have no system for a short time than allow a bad one to continue. All this to lead us to the assertion that our parlia* mentary system, both Federal and State, is an affront to an intelligent people^ In this article' we do not intend to refer at length to obsolete and useless Upper Houses, which should be abolished ; Ryan's (Queens land) mad career in his bid for pop ularity by pandering to one .class only ; Tasmania's sorry spectacle of a newly elected parliament voting nacu a use 01 saia...
STOCK IN EUROPE AND UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 4 October 1919
STOCK IN EUROPE AND; UNITED:; ..,. .,,, ....; ,i STATES., noh;£: If; ... .. .. . _,..-? ...... ., t ., ? ''? Accqrdmg;iSt6u'!ttfe?lat^t av^ailablei figures tnfe're-ar'e'neaHy-twb^hundi-ed^ million '.',;hea'd v.'-oi ;live'w!stockj- cattle, sheep, and-pigSillh-thfcilMited': States;. ,Europe,jas : a;.; result of the, war* -is .'esr timated^to, haye^ lost, one liundred.milr lion; head' bf 5tbclcr! _' 7 ;; '.'''. ;' '''_'''.'* ; ? S . ? . .*.. ..^...-... .^. ^ -., ,j... ... .... .... , ..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 4 October 1919
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. &nbsp; 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. The Right Quality— Car Ready when Promised. ,Tel. A 3391. MILEAGE ECONOMY 'COLO'' RELIABILITY, COMFORT Made in Australia . for Australian Conditions. Western Australian Depot: ' GILBERTS LIMITED : (Wholesale Only) 47 Queen Street, Perth. Tel. A 2888. Ford Eig Ends Ee mefailed. RiiSnton.BiislielkCo. Brass Founders and General / Engineers. / ? ? Aluminium, Brass, Phosphor Bronze and Gun Metal C...
Ball at Burekup. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
Bali at BoraEcup. On Friday evening over 50 couples spent a most enjoyable evening at the local hall. The occasion was a fancy and evening dress ball in aid of the ijall and building fund, and, as besides the dancers there was a large number of spectators, the finances should receive a substantial lift. Miss Kath leen Power was the pianist and well maintained her reputation for bright and sparkling music marked by excell ent time. Mr J. F. McConvill had had charge of the floor and made a goad master of ceremonies, keeping all busy from tbe opening dance until the final valse some time in the early hours of Saturday. The dancers were past masters (and mistresses) of the terpsichorean art and seemed equally at home in the old fashioned valse or the latest importation. Their energy was on a par with their ability and there were very few ^sitters out through the evenin&r. Fridav was & perfect day until just before evening when rain set in- unceasingly. This evidently det...
Ballngup Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
BalSngup IgHeolfyral Society A well attended meeting of tbe above was held on the 2nd inst., Mr B. W. Head, president, -in the oh&ir. Correspondence as under was dealt with: — W.A. Bank and Dalgety and Co. — donations of £1 is each for Show. Rifle Club, re retention of present range. The Society decided to support the Club's efforts. Agricultural Department re an experimental plot at Balingup. It was decided to hold the matter over until the visit of the Agricultural Commission. Meat Bxport Co., asking for the Society's support. Mr Hawter men tioned that next season sheep might be almost worthless unless some method of export were devised. Mr R. Smith spoke on tbe benefit New Zealand has derived from, freezing works, and advocated their being started at Bunbury and other places. General Business. -- Show Date. — It was decided to apply for Marcb. VI, or, if not avails able, March A. Exhibit Shed. — The question of removing this to another spot was debated, and a committee wa...
Dardanup [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
Oardmyp ? ^ ? y^ ? The greatest excitement ot the week in Dardanup was tbe arrival, at Dardanup Park, of a bonny little son to Mr and Mrs Frank Venn. This makes the seventh olive branch and, , as the papers say, both are doing ? well. Not to mention noor old father who is as proud of the latest arrival as if it had been the first. Population and a white Australia are two of Mr Venn's strong points, and a few more of such sturdy patriots would not do Australia any harm at the present time. - Dropping the subject of babies and returniug to the time-honoured topic of ' spuds ' it would do one's eyes good to see the potatoes belonging to Messrs Venn and McDaniel they say the tops are so strong and heakhy that the birds have started to build in them, doubtless mistaking them for a permanent forest of a new kind. With potatoes at anything up to £50 a ton this should encourage your poor old townies to hope that possibly you may be able to buy a spud to wear on your watch chain in the near ...
Greenbushes. Welcome Home Committee. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
Irsen&iylies. Welcome Home Committee. A. meeting of the above was held ou Tuesday, September 30th, at which Messrs* j. Lindsay (Chairman), E. P. Blakeney, B. Edwards, C. R. Cooper, C. L. Harvey, A. E. Gtolder, W. M. Phillips, R. Young, and E. E. Robinson (Secretary) were present. The secretary reported that several shields had been forwarded to soldiers by post, and there were 26 still in hand- The gross proceeds of the last entertainment, held on I9fch August, were ^8, The Treasurer (Mr A. E. Golder) reported that there was £66 still in hand for future use, Mr Robinson asked to be relieved of his secretarial duties,' but, at the request of the Committee, he decided to con tinue in office. General Business. — It was resolved to present the follow ing returned men with shields at an entertainment to be . held in the Miners' Hall on Tuesday, ,14th inst. (any returned soldiers whose names do not appear ou the list are cordially invited to be present) — Ptes. B. F. Armstrong, E....
Upper Blackwood. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
Upper Blaekwo&d. In our last issue we referred briefly to an important meeting held at Boy. up on the subject of the S.Vy. Ver min Board and we now give a fuller account of same. ' aoout 70 ratepayers were present, as well as Messrs Scarlett, Matthews and Fowler (2), who attended as delegates from the Preston district. The chairman, Mr Wade,, iu opening the meeting, welcomed the delegates from the neighbouring district, and thanked them for coming such a long way to help fight an injuslice. Mr Bilston stated that after two meetings had been held to consider the vermin question, at which the idea of forming a board had been turned down, a referendnm of the whole of the district had been taken, when a majority of 113 decided againstinclusion in a vermin board ; a pledge had been given by the Min ister that it would not b? compulsory Yet, in spite of all this, they were gathered that day to protest against this additional tax, which would have the effect of driving struggling s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
... Stephen Street, Bunbury. -The 'PRINCE' is the Most Thorough and Up-to-date House ^-v V- , ? fa the Metropolis of the Sot th-West. j On the main Buribury and BusseUon-Bridgetown Roads. f :. , You might get as good elsewhere but you can't .' v ^ get betier Refreshments and Liquors than sup '' . ' plied at the above. } - ' Afternoon Teas a Specialty. ? - [Benzine, and Oils for Motorists. , ;... -M|raf» CL4REE (iale 4.I.F.) Lteeosee. V I-tti-iiit'iii i ? J S'ri '' j '1^ 'ir'f ? ^ ? : ? ?'???'.. i ? - Opposite Railway Station. \ Un^er New ? Management . rSTANDARD BRANDS OF. LTQtJORS';r;6NLir-''BTedKBp. /? . GEOMGE SE00XH^f ..P&pcteto?.-' ' .' ' r ? mi\ ? mi ??'? ? ?-' ? '.i. ? 1 .l ......l..l.iiJui..i ? .'...i;),,;.,,..;;,,..!. ' '?- '' ?*-'..'_.:..; .:;-. ? '_ ? ..._ ? ::. ;. .'..:.--..i ? Vialft SSqevqs? WoIp a«t3 R*3Mes off Oeoras© GffovQQ. . - ..PB-©sIpl|Sisr©Yfelo'm.n3©!ao.f©j? W@©k SndyPartiea arad S^oiWcsy .Soekoys.' ',,.' Comprises over 16 Bedrooms Spacious Dining Roo...
Town Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
TowiiTspioi. The splendid success of the past week was repeated on Wednesday evening, at the Bedford Hall, when a very large audience thoroughly enjoy ed the fine programme-. The concert was iiv aid of the Wesley Church funds and the 'Town Topics' gladly aided as a mark of appreciation for the use o! the Wesley Hall, which had been granted for their practices. The entertainment opened with an Overture, well played by Partington's Orchestra, and this was followed by the Company, with tho topical song from which it derives ita name. Needless to say the gags and hits were greatly appreciated. Mr D Ashbolt was encored for the 'Bed- ouin's Lova Song', and Migs L Wilkin secured unstinted applause for her rendition of 'lona'. Mies E Cooke and Mr Harry Bennett had the crowd roaring at their ludicrous 'Rhymes!' song and' Mr Fred Shepherd was well to the fore with a lively Scotch ditty. Mrs E J Badham 'Absent', Miss A Delfs 'Sympathy' and Mr Ken Tru man 'Because' had very good recep tions. A ...
Bunbury Amateur Swimming Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
?;C '^ oiisij ISA ' The Annual meeting of th^ Olub wm held at Mr J 8 Boulden'a rooms pn^Thuradsy eyeniag jrhen Mr M El: iiptt presided and 19 members ^ere present. The first businssa of the meeting waa the reception of the Hon iSeoretary, Mr W Lyon'4 report, which read as follows— T- ? : It afEords me great pleasure '' in sub. mitting the Annual Report for the season 1918-19, and at the same time to thank all members of the Commit tep, snd my assistant, Mr V Murray for their assistance. The Olub is to be complimented. on- its satisfactory posi tion, the season closing with 93 mem bers. s . Now the War is over a large number of our members - who had -Unlisted have returned, and are. lopking, forward to the next season. I haye every confidence that the next season will be & busy and successful one. Daring the Season the Olub , held the usual «« Swim through Buniiury V from 6he nibuthlof the 'River to the Parade Hotel, a distance of about 2000 yards. Out of 37 nominations, ?6.....
Westralian Farmers' Ltd. ANNUAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
Weifralian Farms' Ltd, ANNUAL REPORT. On Wednetday next, tbe annual meeting of shareholders of the above will be held at 8 p.m. at 569 Welling-, ton Street Perth, The business in cludes the consideration of the Annual reports and financial statements ; the election of three directors vice Messrs ifadbury, Marwick ana Tanner, and one auditor, vice Mr S J Me Gibbon (all of whom are renominating); the question of certain amendments te the Articles of Association in the matter of bonus shares and debenture stock ; the advisability of incresing the nomi nal capital from £60,000 to £250,000 The balance sheet shows a nett profit of £18,592 or £4166 better than last year. A dividend of 7% is recom mended. The balance, after provid ing for bonus, bonus debenture inter est, etc., will be distributed amongst customers in the form of bonus deben tures and shares. 5407 new ordinary shares were applied for during the year, and tbe total issued is now 37, p56 paid to 8s §d. In addition 8,793 fully...
The Grape in Australia. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
Til Ipipi ii listfiSiie A few of the points made by Mr John Duce in an article headedvas above, and appearing in the Septemi ber number of 'Science and Indus try0':-^- . ' ? j- .? .:?;:, K I. Australia can produce i 'vintage wine' yearly, whereas in Europe about one season in five onlv is good. Australia should be the Empire's vinlyarjiT'- ' , ! 2. Eight; -to t?n acres of wine grapes should iuppprt a man ^nd bis family. It Js; thereforfe^a ^os6r settlement.^ industry. j I 3. The value pf the product of all industries in ' Austr^ia in a year is £195,000,000. The!': French wjna industry alone produces ^t3o,pqo,Qo'd annually. At presetit, in Australia our prqductiqn is7'§orth £1,00.0,000 only; ' ? ? ::V-: :-;'^- .4- .25% of French people live directly or indirectly . on the wine industry. 5. In EufdpeV dach^district grows the vine proved to produce the best results, la Australia, we grow a variety of kinds .« hesame locality. An experiment ia ipain to grow the vine out of the' district...
Nannup. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
?; ????.?? Nippipo . (From, Our Correspondent) '' After the storm comes a calm, so since the assault on the Indian,' things have been very quiet. Even: the Red Cross Association has failed to get a meeting, the dread of influ anza bavin? keot members at home. The district is now said to be quite free from that plague. Light rains ' have been general throughout this district. ' '?'- % large portable' traction engine arrived by. last Wednesdays train for Mr Smith, it is rumoured that he intends it to drive a spot mm, Lewis and Reid have had a repres entative here looking for an opening to cut sleepers. A local Cricket Club has been fonssd in NsQDup and auother at Barabup. 'r*' Mr Bishop's contract for the supply of meat to Barrabup. Mills havfpg expired, the Company have. restarted their own butchery and bakery. * !
DEATH OF ALFRED DEAKIN. Melbourne, Last Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
DEATH 0? ILF KD SIMS. Melbourne, Last Evening. - Mr Alfred Deakin died early this morning. Much regret was expressed by Federal Ministers when the news became known. AH joined in eulog ising his ereat services in bringing IPederation about. (The Hon. Alfred Deakin was born in Melbourne on the 3rd Aug. 1856, and had, therefore, just completed his sixty ? third year. He entered Viotoriaa politics in 1899, at the Nearly ag© of 28, as member for West Bourke. Before he was 28 he was Minister for Works, and subsequently occupied many other ministerial positions. His chief woik, however, ?was in connection with. . the founda tion of the Australian Commonwealth, and, besides representing his State at all the important conferences held over a number of years, he went to London to secure the passing of the final Act. In the first Federal Par liament he represented Ballarat, and became Australia's first Attorney' General in the Barton administration. On th© resignation of his .chief lie became...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
[?] PictiiFC Holism© ' PROGRAMME IN THIS PAPER. ' WINTEi -IBADDiG Back numbers of Periodicals and Comics, Is. doz. ?' Local agent for Wilson & Johns Seeds Also for Madame Weigel's Paper Patterns. ? wff0@€i S t ^MMapamir'J.irL.1 jmh wwwwm hwhiiwi— Central tasipey, Victoria Street, Bunbury 'Phone 114. —'Mll'lim I' i ?''??'--? ?'?? '..-''?''r-''v:'L ^'raaftBaaa Meono ? 1 SEEDSMEN, : FLORISTS, N©f?se*ymen. jj SEEDS, FRUIT TREES, j ROSES, VINES, TREES, I CLIMBERS. | Catalogue Post Free. X Only Address : \ *T/\ TS A TOTES A ftT C51T* '' PERTH. f WHITE ANTS Eradicated from Houses, Fruit Trees, Vines, etc., by Furnias' White Ant Eradicator. Never fails 10s. and 20s. per tin, Post Free. W. A. FURfSISS, Manufacturer of Furnisa1 Self-Looking , Fencing Droppers (£5 per 1000), 51 Melbourne-road, Perth. Tel. A2631. KOOMBANA ELECTRIC ROLLER FLOUR MILL BUNBURY ON SALE by the undersigned — v £ s ,d Local Roller Flour, per ton lots... 1 1 10 - 6 Roller Flour, half-ton lots ... 6 o o Single ba...
THE SUGAR FAMINE. Melbourne, Last Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express — 8 October 1919
the mm muse. Melbourne, Last Evening. The Federal authorities, referring to complaints regarding the distribu tion of sugar, eaid that it was being carried out so as to relieve unemploy ment in businesses where sugar was an essential factor. A steamer with eight thousand tons of Java sugar . will arrive at Adelaide on Saturday. In conformity with Mr Hughes' sug gestion that the Commonwealth steamers should be utilised for reliev ing the. shortage, the steamer Cul burra, onhec way from Port Darwin, will pick up a cargo of two thousand ,tons at Brisbane for the South. .. ;