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Granville Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Granville Borough Council. Tin; rogular meeting was hold on AVednosday evening. Present : Tho Mayor (Alderman Unwin), and Aldermen Goff, Leggott, Kay, Forsyth, Ross, andFewstor. Tho Financo Committee presented n, report recommending tho payment of £104 Is Gd, A recommendation waB added that tho auditors bo paid £3 3s tor their services. An amendment by Alderman Forsyth, scc ' onded by Alderman Fowstor, that only £2 2s bo allowed as usual, was carried. Tho Works Committees' report contained various suggestions in reference to municipal works. Tho report further stated that tho Overseer of Works had been guilty of great carelessness in roferenco to Barker's contract and recommended (1st) that ho bo called upon to resign, and (2nd) after hearing tho Overseer's explanation, that ho bo reprimanded and the Financo Committee recommended to reduce his salary to £3 per week. The Lighting Committee recommended that iho request for a gas lamp in front of tho School of Arts bo granted and repor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
i^r VISIT .£$ L . lENSEK'S for rpOBACCO, CIGARS, CIGARETTES, JL and FANCY GOODS. George-street, Parramatta (Opposite tho Coramoroial Bank). /''10TTAGE to Lot in Short-street, Parra \J matta. Reduced Kent. Ai^ply, Murray Bros., Parramatta. (PtATTANACH'S Disinfectant for Close \J Pans, Cesspits, Drains, Stables, Dust boxes, Sick Rooms, and Hospitals. Agents, MURRAY BROS. TTORT'SALE or TO LET, Splendid 'W. B. J? COTTAGE. Every Convenience. L. MENSER, Auctioneer. OMING PIGEONS, specially selected from Slowgrove's Loft. FOR SALE. J. H. BUTTERAVORTH, Dunlop-st., Parramatta. M' ACGRTARIE-STREET WESLEYAN CHURCH,— Rev. C. J. Prescott, B.A., will preach morning and evening. No. S. — The 7th and 8th Commandments, or 'Social Morality and tho Rights of Property.' Rev. P. J. Stephen will preach at Factory-st. at 7.30. ? T-LOUGH FOR SALE (AV. Ritchie's No. JL 1), for Orchard Work. Good as New. Price, £3 5s, . W. PATERSON, Windsor Road. OCH00L OF ARTS, PARRAMATTA. SCHOOL EXHIBITION & SALE o...
Righted at Last. CHAPTER XXXYII (continued). [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
'':B|gbted at Last CHAPTER XXXYH fmdinuedj. * Well Alirwl tells me that people ?are -saying- that Mr. Shield's- groat for timc is a'srt\it bubble swindle ;. and something about bulls and be.trs, that I don't wndorstATid ; suul that jwor Philip will never be able to meet the engage ments he has made in the belief that this man possessed millions, lie has been dreadfully deceived : but nobody ?will believe that : and Philip will have to suffer all the blame, because tho thing has been so cunningly done that nobody can touch Mr. Shield. lie is not a warmer, and is in no way respon sible for what Philip said or did. . . . It is perfectly frightful, and has made me so nervous that I really don't Isnow what I am doing ever since Alfred went away. Alfred is so generous and so brave— lio has gone to search for Philip, and see if anything can be done to help him out of the mess.' Making all allowance for probable and possible exaggerations, this news was startling, ant? it- was rendered more...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
LETTERS AND -TELEGRAMS -RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION. Undertakers. STATE AND REFORM FUNERALS conducted in the most respectable mannor and at Moderate Charges. Lead, Cedar, 'and Stained Coffins at Shortest Notice. Wreaths, Crosses, and Shrouds. Memorial Cards a Speciality — printed as required. - 'Church -Street, Pairaniatta, New Furniture Arcade. Furniture Arcade. If you are about to FURNISH YOUR. HOUSE Come and Walk through our Arcade, and look at our Goods and Prices. English &' Colonial Furniture,. Bedsteads &. Bedding, ? AKD — AUSTRIAN BENT FURNITURE. Spring Mattresses, full size, from 15s. Chests of Drawers, from 30s. Kitchen Safes, 10s 6d. Kitchen Tables, 8s Gd. Drawing Room. Suites, from £11 5s. Hardware, Hollo ware, Brush ware, Basketware, &c. Colonial Ovens, from 7s 6d. Garden Barrows, 16s. Long Handle Shovels, 2s 6d. Good American Axes, 4s 6d. Wire netting from lft, to Oft,— 2ft,, 50 yds., 7s; 3ft., 50yds., 10s Gd. Corrugated Iron Tanks— 200 300 400 500...
Fairfield. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Fairfleld. Fatiiwi:u) was an en fctc'm. Saturday last, in honor of tho visit of Sir Henry Purkes (n publicly opon tho Fairfiold Public School. Mr. William Stimson, who has recently been elec ted to tho position of alderman iu the new Sinithfield and Fairfiold municipality, has been arranging for some weoks past to have tho school opening a red-letter day. For yours ho has pegged away incessaufly at the various Governments to havo this school erected, and it was during Mr. Iuglis's charge of tho Instruc tion Department that ho was enabled to drive a way through tho blindness of tho pernoim charged with reporting nu the matter. AVhen at last tho boon was grunted, it was scon how great was the necessity of the school. AVithiu a few da]'s the attendance ran tip ovor the cen tury, and it now averages 90. Mr. i5lim»on, who may rightly bo called tho Mayor of Fair field, 'and Mr. Dale received Sir Henry on the station, and conducted him to the school. Hero tho youngsters presented him a con...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
The Parramatta Branch of JOHN HUNTER'S World-Renowned City Boot Palace* The Leading Establishment in Parramatta. First-class Boots and Shoes at Moderate Prices. First-class Boots and Shoes at Moderate Prices* * Which are all marked in Plain Figures. NOTICE.— A Quotation of Prices being no criterion of Value and Style, tho Public arc invited personally to inspect my New and Well Assorted Stock of LADIES', GENTS.' and CHILDEEN'S BOOTS and SHOES before Purchasing elsewhere, and to note the following facts, viz. : — .A. All Goods are direct from the Manufacturers, no intermediate Profits being paid. All trade commission and discounts being saved in buying. IB Small uniform Profits only are charged on Manufacturers' Prices, thereby being in the reach of all. O Every article is marked in Plain Figures at the Lowest Possible Prices, whereby every purchaser receives uniform value. ID Any Goods not approved of (if not worn or soiled) can be exchanged, as I desire no article may be kept that ...
Current News [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Current News A youxo man named Robert Clark, iu the employ of Mr. .T. W. Foster, Castle Hill, was taken to the I'urramatta District Hospital on Friday evening, suffering from the bite of a black suako. Clarke was walking through some thick grass, and must have trodden on tho reptile, when it turned and bit him on the naif of the leg, making two punctures thereon. Clarke killed the snake, and then sat down and sucked tho wound. He then ran to Mr. Foster, who applied ammonia and onions to the leg, and then drove him into Parramatta Hospital, when Dr. AV. S. Brown took charge of tlio case. No serious symptoms intervened. Messrs. AV. A. Brodio and Co. report having sold at their sale yards George-st. — Turkeys, Ss Gd to IGs (id per pair ; geese, ,Ss Gd to 9s lid ; ducks, as Gdto -Is i)d ; fowls, '.is ad to 3s ltd ; roll butter, lOd to Is Od per lb ; keg butter, ?Id to lOd ; bacon, 3-.U1 to 7d ; hams, Sd to lOd; Porkers, l.'is Od to 30* fid; eggs, Is 'id to 2s per dozen; suckers 3s Od to...
Mr. John Taylor to the Colonial Secretary. Real Property Sale Rooms, Church-street. Parramatta, 16 August, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Mr. Johu Taylor to tho Colonial Secretary. Real Proporty Salo Rooms, Church-streot. Pivrramaltn, 1G August, 1887^ Sir,— I havo tho pleasure of replying to ?? your letter of the 1 5th instant, requesting mo to advise as to the disposal of tho Macquario street land, Parrnmattn, and roforred to iu your letter of tho 2nd instant. I beg to stalo that I am of opinion that the highost possible value to bo obtained for tho land is to make a subdivision into ?illotments of about \ aero each. In somo instanoos the lots would havo to bo a littlo larger or .smaller, according to tlio prosont formation of tho whole, and the land upon which the buildings stand should bo re garded iu the subdivision so as to presorvo the wholo of each building if pos.siblo iu a lot ; and I would advise a salo by public action alPurra nialtn about the month oE October noxt, upon tho samo terms as tlio Government now oil'er for sales of Crown lauds. I have, etc., JOHN1 TAYLOR, . Auctioneer and Land Valuator.
AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
AQUATICS. On Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons tho members of the Parramatta Rowing Club rowed a number of heat, double sculls, for tho club trophy, and eventually, after a hard struggle, Messrs. Kelly and Golf appropriated the prize. Following are tho heats :— Kelly and Goff, 7 sees., beat A. E. Tuuks and O'Brien, scratch ; Davoy Bros., -1 sees., beat Wiekham Bros., 14 sees. ; Sheathor and Jones, 14 sees., a bye. 2nd round.— Kelly and Goff beatDavoy Bros. ; Sheathor and Jones a bye. Final. — Kelly and GolE beat Sheather and Jones by a length, after a magnificent race. The course was from the Kerosene Oil Works to the club's shed. Captain W. J . Ferris acted as starter.
Departure of Dr. Brown. A PUBLIC LEAVE-TAKING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Departure of Dr. Brown. A PUBLIC LEAVE-TAKING. Sinck the announcement that Dr. Brown was about to take a well deserved holiday and tem porarily leave the place where ho has laboured so long in his profession, and where his citizen ship has been so exemplary and his services publicly and professionally so valuable, his many friends in Parramatta and district havo beon unanimous m tlio desire to publicly sig naliso the event by a fitting leave-taking, prior to his departure for a trip through Europe. The first movement was taken up by tho Roso hill Bowling Club, with which the doctor has beon identified since its inauguration, and on Saturday last they invited him to spend tlio afternoon with them, tho opportunity also being taken to welcome back to his old home his oldest son, Dr. S. Brown, who has recently returned from a long course of study in Eng land. Tho afternoon was spent in a very pleas ing manner, and between whiles tho president of tho club, Mr. R. Harper, J.P., proposed '...
The Inspector-General of Police to the Prin-cipal Under Secretary. Police Department, Inspector-General's Office, Sydney, 15th August, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
The Inspector- General of Polico to tho Prin cipal Under Secretary. Police Department, Inspector- General's Office, Svdnev, 15th August. 1887. ' Sir, — In compliance with tho Colonial Sec retary's desire, I have tho honor to roport for his information that I have inspected tho uito and premises of tho ' Woolpneklnn,' at Par ramatta. If it be intended to csrect a new Courthouse iu that town, the site is central and suitable ; but I conclude that a portion of tho present premises would have to be romovod, to afford sufficient space for tho new building, as tho inn is only about' 75 feot from the main froutago. The buildings contaiu extensive ac commodation, far in excess of any re quircmont of this Dopurtmont, but arc considerably out of repair. Tho stabling, however, is very good. Tho present Polico Barracks are in need of such considerable ro pair.s that I am inclined to think tho cost would bo greater than that of ereoling new promises. Tho Lock-up, adjacent to the Courthouse, is n...
Parramatta Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Parramatta Borough Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above Council was held in the Chambers on AVodnes day evening. Present: His AVorship tho Mayor, Aid. F. Beanies (in the chair), Aid. Taylor, Brodio, Drow, Dixon, Dellow, Tiornan and Booth. The minutes of tho previous meeting wore road and confirmed. Tho Mayor apologised for tho absence of Aid. Nealo and Moxliam. Tho JMayor, reported that he had received a report from the Overseer of Works in referonco to the application from Mr. 3 . T. Mauco for permission to erect a verandah in front of his premises, corner of George and Marsdeu streets. There was no objection. At tho same time ho drow attention to a letter from tho Council's solicitor, stating that tho Council hud no power to grant such applications. Tho following correspondence was read and dealt with as under : — ? From George Christie, submitting his system of municipal book-keoping to the consideration of the Council.- — Received. Erom AV. H. Tunks, secrotary of ...
Minute by the Colonial Secretary. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Minute by the Colonial Secrotarv. It is intended to sell the land in Macquarie stroot, Parramatta, on whioh the old barrack buildings remain in a decayed condition, and I want Mr. Fosbery to go up to Parramatta aud look at the ' VVoolpack' with a view to tho polico biking up their quarters there without loss ot time. If he could arrange to tako pos session on behalf of the Government on AVed nesday next, I think I could arrange to inspect f ho promise s at the same timo. Write to Mr. John Taylor, and ask him to advise as to the disposal of the Macquarie-slroet land. — H.P., 13/8/87.
The Parramatta Water Supply. To THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
The Parramatta Water Supply. TO THE UniTOB OF THE CIDIBHKLAND AlfftUS. Sin, — I see by your report that tho Council have this matter prominently beforo them, and although being ' an outsider' I may perhaps, through your kindness, review the position, propositions, etc., not without advantage. First, then, as to tho proposal for absence of tho officer in charge of tho 'works. If ho feels it would be good thing for him to bo bettor in formed than he is in regard to the matter, it seems wrong on tho face of it that ho should not bo allowed to go in search of information ; and in the interests of townspeople, I would say by all menus let him go and pay his ex penses. Again, in regard to the quality of tho water. 1 venture to say that a correct, honest analysis, if made at tho present time, would show that tho Parramatta water was not only almost, but quite ' potable ' — which I suppose means, scrvioable, good, useful water — in fact equal to the supply iu most places. For my own part I ...
The Principal Under Secretary to the Manager of the City Bank. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney. 13th August, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
The Principal Under Secretary to the Manager of tho Citv Bank. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 13th August, 1887. Sir, — In reply to your letter of tho 12th in stant, I am directed by tho Colonial Secretary to inform you that tho Government agree to purchase the property known as 'Tho Wool pack Hotel,' Parramatta, for tho sum of eight thousand five hundred pouuds (£8,500), and to enquire when possession can bo given, as it is desired, as soon as practicable, to remove the police to tho building. I am to request that you will communicate with the Crown Solicitor regarding tho titlo of tho property. — 1 have, &o., Oiutohett AVakker, Principal Under Sec retary.
Prospect and Sherwood. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Prospect and Sherwood. A sr-KciM, meeting of the Prospect and Sherwood Ciuncil was held on Saturday after noon. Present : The Mayor (Mr. T. Muston) and Aldermen Ansfiss, Htieme. Plavford, G. Muston, H oilier and Paton. Committees were appointed as follows : — Works Committee : The Mavor and Aldermen Hultiur and Htiemu. Finance Committee : The Mayor and Aldermen Anstiss, I'aton, and Plavford. Lighting Committee : Aldermen li . Muston, Hollicr, Slieuiu, and Anstiss. By Laws Committee : Tho whole Council. Ald erman Austiss was appointed Treasurer for tho municipal year 18S0-90. Messrs. A. Johustono and John Lackey, auditors, were accorded a vote of thanks. The Mayor moved, and Alderman Sticme se conded, — 'That the Mayor be ompowored to call for tenders by advertisement in tho local papers from persons willing to perform the duties of valuers for the municipal year 1S89 !)0.' The motion was carried. Tbe Mayor moved, — ' That this Council do now resolve itself into a committee of tho wh...
Liedertafel Smoke Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Liedertafel Smoke Oonceri. A most successful and enjoyable evening's entertainment in the shape of a smoke concert was afforded by the members of the Parramatta District Liedertafel, in the Town Hall, on Wednesday evening last. Tnore was a very largo attendance, and tho programme, which was an excellent oue, was well rendered by the members and orchestra, who were also kindly assisted by Master J. R. Ivccrs (a pupil of Mr. Allpress) aod Messrs. AV. Bowler, J. C. Bede, and Rivers Allpress. During the evoning Mr. AV. AV. Bodonhain. one of tho Vice-presidents, took the opportunity of presenting to Mr. Arthur Massey tho sum of ISO sovereigns, being portion of the proceeds of the late complimen tary benefit concert. Mr. Massey, inretia-ning thanks, remarked that if it had been possiblo for tho entertainment to havo realised nothing, he would have beon ample gratified with tlio largo attendance of ladies* and gentlemen on that occasion, and also by the kind assistance of such artists as M...
The Manager of the City Bank to the Colonial Secretary. The City Bank, Sydney, 12th August, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
The Manager of the City Bank to the Coloniul Secretary. Tho City Bank, Svdnov, 12th Ansrust, 1887. My dear Sir Henry, — I agree to rho pur chase, by tho Government, of tho AVoolpack, at £8,500, the cost to bo mado on approval of the title by tho Crown Solicitor, and completion of the conveyance by tho Bank, aud wait your further advico on the subject. — I remain, &c, W. NasM, Manager.
Phylloxera at Seven Hills. THE WORK OF THE VINE DISEASES BOARD. THE GOVERNMENT BLAMED. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Phylloxera at Seven Hilis. THE WORK OF THE VINE DISEASES BOARD. THE GOVERNMENT BLAMED. Mr. G eorgc Day, president of tho Albury 'Wine and Fruitgrowers' Association, has re ported to the committee of that body that since holding their last meeting lie hud had an interview with Mr. Moore, chairman of the Vino Diseases Board with respect to the operations of the Board in dealing with tho eradication of phylloxera. Mr. Day stated that he brought under Mr. Moore's notice tho fooling of dissatisfaction which existed among tho vignorons of the Albury and Corowa districts at tho manner in which tho board have up to tho present exor cised its functions, and re-echoed tho sontimonts of different speakers at the several meetings which have been hold of tho Albury and Corowa Associations. The chairman of the board, Mr. Day adds, stated that he had noticed a strong opposition displayed by tho Riveriua vigno rons towards tho employment of a specific in the work of stamping out tho diseaso but sai...