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DOROTHY STREET PROGRESS ASSN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 9 August 1950
DOROTHY STREET PROGRESS ASSN. At a recent committee meeting of the Dorothy Street Progress Association, South Granville, it was decided to give support to Parramatta City Council in any move to obtain extra finance for making and improving roads and footpaths under its control. It was suggested that all Progress Associations could meet to discuss this worthy cause. The association will be pleased to hear from kindred associations with similar views. Contact 'the secretary, Mr. K. J. Daley, 15 Boundary Road, South Granville.
JUNIOR SOCCER [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
JUNIOR SOCCER Results' of Rangers' matches: All Age A 2 (G. Cox), Gladesville C.C. 7. W." Burgess, A. Molloy best players. All Age B 6 (K. Barr 2, R. Cun neen 2, R. Chisholm. N. Stewart), Campsie 1. C. Barr outstanding player. Under 18 2 (J. Plunkett, W. Shep herd), Ashfileld 1. A. Manton *best player. Under 14: Won 6, .drew 4, lost 4. 4th in competition. 19 goals for, 11 against. Most goals scored by P. Watson 7, M. Sutton 5. Outstanding player awards: A. Hansen 8, P. Howe 7, J. Bissaker, P. Watson 3. Rangers 2 (P. Watson, P. Davies). Ermington 2 (K. Kelly, J. Bissaker). Fixtures for Saturday: All Age A v. Gladesville M., Parra matta Hospital, 3.15; All Age B v. Kingsford, Paines, 3.15; -Under 18 v. Auburn, Mona, 3.15. An under 14 and under 12 team will participate in six-a-side competitions at Tempe Reserve, Cooks River. He that takes time to think and consider will act more wisely than he that acts hastily and on impulse. C. Simmons.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
FOR SALE PIANOS and PLAYER PIANOS. leaolng makes, guaranteed in faultless condition, available at reasonable prices for immediate free delivery. Cash ;' terms. Player Seat and Rolls supplhedi free. We TUNE and SERVICE free for two years-therefore a safe investment is a reliable Instrument from McFARLAND'S, retailers of quality pianos, 271 Marrickivlle Road, Marrickville, LM5268; or 120- Church Street, Parramatta. UW9233 . S'TWIN Bedsteads, 2'6", in veneered walnut, with platforms and inner apring mattresses, only £12/10/ tach. Cash or terms. Parra matta Live Stock, 57 George St., ,pp. Gas Co. 1st door in lane. E3NGER Drophead Machines, and other reliable makes; terms; writ .en guarantee - prompt, efficient repair service. Modern cabinets made to fit any type of head. P. and P. Hayes, Sewing Machine Specialists, 107 Parramatta Road, G-*.nville. Also at Chatswood. JA5716. 4':"'. OAK bedstead, wire mattress and beddin g~ only £8/10/-. Par ramatta Lid' Stock, 57 George St., opp. Gas Co....
BRIDE CHOSE WHITE LACE GOWN [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
BRIDE CHOSE WHITE LACE GOWN _, At St. Monica's Church, North Parra-iiatta, recently, Betty. sec ond 'daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Lynch, -of North Parramatta, was :married to Donald,. young est son - of- Mr. -and Mrs. Maher, of Seven Hills. The bride's white lace gown was worn over taffeta and fash ioned with train and marquisette yoke. -Her. three-tiered cut tulle veil was held in place by a coro net of .flowers. She carried a bouquet of stock, orchids and hyacinths. . The bride was attended by her youngest sister, Phyllis, as bridesmaid, and a small cousin, Kerry Fitzgerald, as flower girl. Phyllis was gowned in pink taf feta, with a coronet of - pink tulle and flowers. The little flower girl" wore green taffeta and carried a basket of pink and mauve stock and camellias. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Douglas. - The bride's mother, Mrs. J. Lynch, wearing a fawn gabar dine suit with brown accessories, assisted by the bridegroom's mother, Mrs. Maher, who wore -blue- with...
Univ. Carillonist To Lecture On Music Appreciation [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
Univ. Carillonist To -Lecture On Music Appreciation A discussion course of six weekly lectures on the art of listening to music will begin at. the Parramatta Triangle Club to-morrow (Wednesday, August 16), at 8 p.m. The course is designed to show the average non-musical person the main elements to look for in instrumental and orchestral music. The writer of the course is Mr. J. D. Gordon, M.A., L.R.S.M., who is a lecturer of music 'at Sydney Teachers' College, and the carillonist at Sydney Uni versity. Recordings will be used to il lustrate the lectures. These are supplied by the Tutorial Depart ment of the University. The Triangle Club is a com bined. Y.W.C.A. and Y.M.C~A. ,group, comprising members be tween` 20 and 30 years of age. Meetings are held every Wed nesday at 8 p.m., at 46 Macquarie Street, Parramatta. .Applications for membership are invited, by attendance on the first night of the new course, or by -letter. Correspondence should be addressed to the Secretary of the Tri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
Baltic - Baltic LARGE STOCKS NOW AVAILABLE 4 xz i T. & G.. D.V. (fin. size 4 x 4), suitabl for garage doors and partitions. 61: xT & G. (fin. size 6 x -) tor flooring. 6j' x 1 T. & G. (fin. size 6 x 1) for flooring. 61 x j Rusticated Weatherboards. 7" C. & C. Weatherboards. 4" Splayed Architrave. 3"0 Splayed Band Moulding. 2x 1, 3 x 1, 4x 1, 5 x I, 6x 1, 7x1. D.A.R. Finishes, I each under. REGULAR SHIPMENTS ARRIVING Also Good Stocks of CANE-ITE - GYPROCK and HARDBOARD on hand. Catt go Goldsmith VICTORIA ROAD,' PARRAMATTA. 'PHONE UW 9974-5. • .+ . .. :.. .....+,.+..,:++ 1>-.. +,+,: ?. .. . ...:'+?. . , + - Tim McNamara Show& Wednesday, August 16, 1950, at 8 p.m. PARRAMATTA TOWN HALL With all the top-line recording Cowboy Stars. Admission: 2/4, 3/6, 4/9, in cluding tax. Children 1/3. Reservations at Johnston's Music Store. -- ---- I I I ® LAY-BY NOW For Father's Day, Sept. 3 at your New Men's Wear Shop HANKIES, with - embroidered 211 initials...
Orchid Exhibition [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
Orchid Exhibition The Parramatta and District Orchid Society will hold its first annual orchid exhibition in the Macquarie Hall, Macquarie- St., Parramatta, on Thursday and Friday, September 7 and 8 (day and night). There will be. many types of orchids from all parts of the world, on .display. This display will be officially opened by Mr. G. C. Gollan, M.L.A., at 8 p.m., on' Thursday. Orchid culture has become a very popular hobby in the past few years, and the Parramatta and District: :Orchid Society, which was only formed this year, has close on one hundred members.
GUILDFORD NEIGHBOURS WED [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
GUILDFORD NEIGHBOURS WED The marriage took place re cently :at St. Mary's Church of Englarid, Gtlildford, of' Valerie Lorraine, eldest daughter of Mrs. A. M. Robinson, of .29 Salsbury Road, Guildford, to Raymond Leslie,* youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Johnson, of 18 Sals .:biry Road, GtGildford. The 'bride, :.'who. was given away by her eldest brother, wore a gown of white lace ov-er satin with a four-tiered veil" held by a coronet of orange -blossoms. She carried a bouquet. of gar denias and hyacinths. ;The bride was attended by her :siter, Betty, wearing a lavendar :frock with matching hat and gloves. Her bouquet was of brchids and violets. Little Bar bara Elson, niece 'f the bride .groom, was flower girl. Bar baia's frock was of Pink Taffeta, worn with matching hat and gloves. .She carried a basket of pink camellias and violets. 1 Mr. Max White, of West Ryde, was best man. During. the signing: of the re gister, Miss Ruth Everdon sang "Radiant Day." A reception was held at the...
Police Move To Cut "Highest Accident Rate" [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
Police Move To Cut "Highest Accident Rate" A branch of the Pub lic Safety Bureau has been established in Par ramatta, Inspector D. Ryan, Officer-in-Charge of :Police Division 21, said this week. The Branch will be under the direct control of! Inspector Ryan. It will patrol t- he Great Western High way, the Hume High way, Windsor Road and other main district thoroughfares. Inspector * Ryan said the .patrol would be an all-out .effort to, cut down the accident rate in the district, which was the highest in the metropolitan area. Personnel of t h e p.at.ro l. are Sergeant McCracken, Senior-Con .stable Rutledge, Con stables Cobert, Black, Gilmour, Dein and Aus tin.
YOUNG MARRIEDS' CLUB IS ACTIVE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
YOUNG MARRIEDS' CLUB IS ACTIVE Members of Parramatta Young Marrieds' Club recently paid a visit to Sydney Y.W.C.A., where they were entertained at morn ing tea by Sydney Young Mar rieds' Club. The vsitors were shown over the "Y" building, inspecting the baby creche and watching the handcraft and cake decorating classes in progress. President Mrs. Alan Wickham reports that she and other Par ramatta members were deeply impressed with the extent and variety of the. activities :conduct-, ed at "Y " headquarters." Parramatta"- Young - Marrieds' recently. presented a dinkie and several other toys to the New Australiah kiddies at Scheyville migrant camp. Scheyville - is only a holding camp, providing. no more than bare necessities, for. the women and children .accommodated there. Until'. the-: Y.W.:C. lbe friended them, the' youngsters had no toys' There aire .still inot nearly enough to :provide for. all the children in .the' camp. The Young Marrieds' Club and Parramatta Y.W.C.A. (senior....
DUCKS ON NOSE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
DUCKS ON NOSE Ducks roaming unrestricted in the yard of a shop in Western Road,. Westmead, were contaril inating . the premises, Holroyd Council Iispict6ir (Mr. V. Mack lin) said last week. Rubbish was also strewn over the yard, Mr. Macklin added. Council decided to serve seven days' notice0'on the occupdier, pro-. hibiting the' keeping of ducks on the premise.? The occupiei' will also. be ord Iered to remove. fruit cases, rub bish, bottles;-:, and vegetable refuse, and keep the 'premises in a clean and sanitai'y con .dition.
£30 FINE FOR TRUCK SPEEDING [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
£30 FINE FOR TRUCK r.SPEEDING A Granvill, truck driver was fined £30 for dangerous driving by Mr. Brooke, S.M., at Parra matta Court last week. He is Norman James Newman (22), of Sydney Road, Gran ville. Constable Gibbs, of Parramatta Safety Bureau, said .in evidence that Newman drove a: truck: at a checked speed of 50 m.p.h. west along Parramatta' Road. He passed numerous vehicles and crossed several intersections at this speed. There was heavy traffic in both directions, the constable said, though there was no actual dan ger to other vehicles. Whei~ spoken to Newman had said he did not know he was go ng so fast. Pleading guilty, Newman said he thought the truck was gov ýrned down to 38 m.p.h. He had ;lowed down when he heard the police siren. "I thought it was an ambul Ince," he said.
Social Spotlight [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
Social Spotlight G. C. GOLLAN, M.IL.A;, 1 officially open the "Grand air" to be held at North Par anatta Infants' School on Sat rday, August 19, at 2 p.m. eatures of the fair will include ell.stocked stalls, a cooking ompetition and afternoon tea. A NEW resident recently wel omed to Parramatta is Mrs. J. L. ckwood, formerly of Takapura, uckland, New Zealand. Mrs. ckwood 'is at present living at e home of her daughter, Mrs. imr Cusack, of the Park, and ill remain permanently in Par amatta. + + NEXT MEETING of Parra matta Red Cross will take the form of an "American Tea," to be held at the School of Arts, Macquarie Street, on Tuesday, August 29, commencing at 2 p,m. Visitors will be welcome. STATION 2GB is lending the "secret' sound" recording for an "Identify the Sound" competition which will be a feature of the entertainment arranged by Dor othy Gilmour for the party she will give at her home (North mead) on Friday, August 25, in aid of Parramatta C.W.A. Youn ger Set. The Younger Se...
3 WEEKS' WORK IN 4 MONTHS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
3 WEEKS' WORK IN 4 MONTHS Torrential rain has seriously delayed roadworks and footpath construction under Holroyd -Council's 1950 £40,000 Joan pro gramme. This was revealed in a report to Council by the Town Clerk (Mr. P. A. Arnett). "Road contractors are still tied up, having. been unable to do little more than three weeks' work in four months," Mr. Ar iiett said. ".."Urgent relief is now being given on many of the worst sec tions of road in the 'nunicipal ity. "This is being done by the only' way possible by laying hundreds of tons of shale ,:ri un forified c:arriageways," he 'dded. Mr. Arnett,~ aid .that relie was -.also being given ni ma"i'ec .tions with .loosely-placed ?iale, -but little progress could be ex pected with eith6r 4hex-road con "tract, or day-laboufr work; until more reasonable weather. condi tions returned. Holroyd Council, has deferred to its next meetiing considera tion. of a proposal by the Public Works Depaitiient to hand over to Council contiol of a timber fo...
DID WELL IN SCHOOL SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
DID WELL IN SCHOOL SPORTS Parramatta High School did well in the Combined High School Athletics Carnival. Details: Eleanor Trist, championship of High Schools, semi-final; Eleanor Trist, 15 - year championship, semi-final; Judith Dowling, 15 year championship, semi-final; Joyce Graham, 16-year cham pionship, semi - final; Noela Vaughan - Williams, 14 - year championship, semi-final; Lavina Barton, 13-year championship, semi-final; Josie Stoney, skip ping race, 4th final. In the ball games, all three teams won their way into the semi-finals. The Parramatta .girls also billeted girls from Katoomba High School, the ..parents of whom have, expressed their thanks for this .very:fine :action. Granville Technical College ,as thanked Holroyd Council for assistance given::to ,the school's ;:66th annual prize presentation .in July. .
Want Improvements To Baby Health Centre [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
Want Improvements To Baby Health Centre. Pendin 'a report froni M?erry.: laids Baby b y Health'" Centre Committee, Holroyd Council has deferred consideration- of re,.' quests by the Public Health De, partment for improvements. The Department told Council,' last week, that items requested by the Department in February of this year, have not been pro. vided at the Centre, Items included" 'a measuring board, a set 6f, baby clothes and a cane posturai feeding lounge.' A sigriboard at the Centre, re moved for alteration in January, has not yet been replaced, the Department said. "It will be 'appreciated if Council will give these matters its early attention," it was stated. -- - - - - - - - - -~-?? ' D' '""? tll?'!IF'IJl IF!KI'
ROUNDABOUT [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
L- BroVk" SCENE: Classroom in a Parramatta school. Time: Sometime last week. Occasion: Birthday an niversary of popular teach er. Enter boys bearing gift wrapped in si z eable brown-paper parcel. All sing, "Happy birth day, dear teacher, etc., etc.," hand over parcel. * Popular teacher, - much mystified, rubs bald head, starts unwrapping parcel, casting aside layer after layer of wrapping; finally discovers toothless comb.. Exeunt omnes (doub5le quick smart). CURTAIN. f. . I% E VERY night about six, a country-city "'does nio pick up" steam rumbles into No. 2 at Parramatta Railway Station. Every night- you can wager the shirt that some stinker will try to sneak aboard. - But the gimlet eye of the Pertinaceous Porter in. the traf fic direction broadcasting box -is , upon him;: and, belie u~e , brother, his voice is: slap bang on the beam. "Don't join this train," he ex horts' in sweetly 'gentle tones. pepped-up to: an extra-plus for-. tissimo roar, 'DON'T JOIN THIS TRAIN." . repeated ...
Junior R.L. Draw [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
Junior R.L. :Draw Fixtures for Saturday, semi finals, at Fairfield: C 'Grade: Parramatta vast v. Cabramatta. D Grade: Parramatta East v. Cabramatta.. E Grade: Mt. Pritchard v. Wenty. Sunday, at Fairfield: Reserve Grade: Fairfield v. Cabramatta; Toongabbie v. Liverpool; Riverstone v. Wenty. A Grade final, 3.15 p.m.: Toori-. gabbie v. Wentworthville.
MUST EXPLAIN GARAGE RENTING [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 16 August 1950
MUST EXPLAIN GARAGE RENTING ....Parramatta City Council will ask a Granville woman to show cause why she should not be prosecuted for allowing a family to occupy a garage on her property. The Chief Health Inspector (Mr. J. R. Scott) 'reported that he woman .was 'renting the g;ar'&e, to a. married couple with a child at a rental of 25/- a.week. Council recer.'ly granted the woman permission to occupy the garage, pending the erection of a permanent home on the land. The home had since been com pleted. "The owner is liable -under Section 637. of the Local Govern ment Act, fbr aiding and abettir, the occupation,'. Mr.. Scott .said.. Alderman W. R. Musto: "These people .are occupying the garage because, they can't get another home. They will be forced. ou, •into the street if Council prose cutes the landlady. '"I have: the greatest sympathy for .the homeless, and' it .is up to Council to find this family a. home, if proceedings are com menced."