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A Fruitgrowing Controversy. SOME VALUABLE INFORMATION. CLIPPINGS FROM THE N.S.W. AGENT GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
A Fruitgrowing Controversy. SOME VALUABLE INFORMATION. CLIPPINGS FROM THE N.S.AV. AGENT GENERAL. By tho last mail Mr. Edward Whitaker, secretary of the Fruitgrowers' Union, re ceived from Sir Saul Samuel, Agent-General in London for New South Wales, some interest ing clippings from the ' London Times ' which contain a valuable amount of infor mation, and will be published weekly in tho columns of tho Aimjus. FRUIT GROWING. TO THE EDITOR 01' THE TIMES. Sir, — Lord Fortescue has done well to direct public attention to some extravagant utterances on fruit culture. To persons who really under stand the subject of garden culture acquired by long and not unsuccessful practice, various articles and leaflets that are circulated on the subject, and on dotting thousands of little Edeus all over the country, represent ignor ance, nothing but ignorance. They do not deceive the experienced, and only the inexpeti euced could venture to push such theoretical extravagances on a credulous world. Let...
Fruit Farming, Budding, Grafting, etc. LECTURE AT DUNDAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
fruit Farming, Budding, Grafting, etc. LECTURE AT DI'NDAS. The progress committee of the active em -ryo borough of Dunlins, having taken steps ror the spread of technical knowledge in their oeality, the Board of Education were com nur.icated with, and it was arranged that the inspector in Agriculture. Mr. Angus Mackay, -7.C.S., should visit the locality, see and examine ill that was possible in tbe limited time uvail lbla, and then discourse upon the scientific and practical views of fruit farming, in relation to the soils and pi-ospeet.s thcie unto belonging. The event came off ou Friday, Mr. Mackay ar riving at the Dundns wharf by the fl.SO'boat fronT Sydney. Mr. C. W. Mills, tho secretary of the Progress Association, was on hand to welcome the visitor, and it would not be easy to get a more willing or capable guide in all that concerns the welfare of the district. Ex amination of the soils, indigenous grasses, trees, etc., commenced at once, as the party made their -way to the pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
CUMBERLAND BUILDING L.\ND AND INVESTMENT COMPANY. LIMITED. CAPITAL. SHOO,000. Paid up capital. £20,000 Vnialled capital, £la,000. Rovervofund JS2000. Money received on Fixed .Deposit lit tlio fol lowing Etttes :— For 12 months, 7 per cent per tuiuuin. t! niontlis, i- per cent, per annum, And 5 per cent, at call. Savings Bank Branch.— Deposits of One Sliillins'imd upwards received, and six itf) per cent, interest allowed on tho Monthly Balance, audno notico required for withdrawals. ONO. JAS. MILLEK, Manager. Office Masonic Hall Buildings, George-street rpiIE AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK JL BANK. PARRAMATTA BRANCH. Paid up Capital ? £.-.00.001) AVith power to increase to £1,000.000 Reserve Fund .. .. £310,000 Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at eurren KitCS Hills discounted and advances made on ap proved security. Drafts issued on all the principal cities in tho world. H. M. TODHtTNTER, Manager.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
? THE j CUMBERLAND ARG-US | AND . 1 FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE I IS PU13LISIIED I EVERY SATURDAY MORNING I AND | DELIVERED TO ALL PARTS I OF 1 rARRAHATTA AND SURROUNDING | DISTRICT. | s. d. I Subscription, per quarter, in advance 2 0 | Do. booltcd .. ..2 3 I Single copy ? 0 2 *??- * — ^— ^~ (I Teems of Advertising : p s. d. |i ' Three linos ? 10 | Sixlines.. ? 13 I] One inch ? . . 2 C |; Each additional inch . . ..26 i'. Births, Marriages and Deaths j (each) ? 10 [ — — — I Special terms for advertisements ordered by , the quarter. I Casual advertisements must bo prepaid, ex Is cept in the case of firms or persons having t\ running accounts with us. I; Persons ordering advertisements on behalf of jj any club or society 'will bo hold personally ro [?i sporisible for the payment of same. f\ Advertisements must state upon the face of k them the number of times they are to bo in K sorted, otherwise they will bo continued and 0, charged for until countermanded. p LITTLE & CO. |i Septe...
Local Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Local Topics. Anyone who is at all 'iu tho swim ' knows full well that at tho coining natatory Carnival the prize for the ''neatest header ' is a dead gift to Frank Farnell, quite the neatest header of n poll iu tho district. As for tho ' distance dive,' Dnwvids's chances i\re excellent. The Anovs Proprietary and stall', though professing to know some Uttlr about the history of this district, can't exactly hit on the date when the ' Cumberland Mercury' proprietary feed up anything in the way of a Fruit Show— at their own risks. That' they havo helped Exhibitions ' notably at Castle Hill,' by liberally billing tlio promoters is.wdl-knowji : what wo want to get at is tho .Into when they ?? extensively carried out ' anything of the kind organised and put through by ' Littlo and Co,' in the way of a Fruit Show. 'Wo in vito correspondence on this moot, point in local history. Thousli 'tis possible, had wo beon clothed with the dignity of F.-and-S. ticld aldermen, that wo should have cast...
THE Cumberland Argus AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MARCH 2. PUBLIC MORALITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
THE d,mnhtv\nnA Straus FEUITGEOWEHS' ADVOCATE. SATUEDAY, MARCH 2. PUBLIC MORALITY. 'Whatever may have beon tlie oauso impelling tlio woman under committal on sovoral charges of abandoning children to tho commission o:E tlio of i'onuo — whether mania or greed or what not — it is abundantly evident that there is no lack of seopo in the colony for tho operations of the perpetrators of such hoartlessness. That such is the inolancholy case brings to tho front once again tho question of public mot ulity, and how 'it is to be maintained. It must be patent to all who have brains wherewith to understand, that thoro is great necessity for more string ent moral discipline in tho home life ; for a larger measure of mutual reli ance amongst tho members of tho com munity for tho preservation of the purity of social life ; and for loss senti montality in dealing with tho convicted perpetrators o£ cruel crime. In deal ing with this all important question, the habit of comparing local with foreign m...
CUMBERLAND ARGUS CUP. Hornsby v. Auburn.— Continued on Saturday, remains as follow:— Auburn—1st Innings. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
CUMBERLAND ARGUS CUP. Hornsby v. Auburn. — Continued on Satur day, remains as follows : — Auburn— 1st Inninns. Conroy, c, 1) Dully ... 26 Burton, run out ? 5 Fonton, run out ... 10 Everett, 1) Hawkins ... SI Miller, Ij Unify ... Vi W. Hnycs, ran out ... -1 C. Hayes, c, b Wall .. S Lambert, not out ... a Miu-sluiliner, c, b Haw- Leg Byes ? '1 31.' Hayes, c.'bDmVy '.'.'. 0 Total ? 125 Hornsby— 1st Innings. C. Osbornc, e, b Miller « A. Dully, b Iiambeth ... 12 Poster, e, b Barton 5 Wall, b Liunboth ... 0 Hawkins, c, b Miller]... 27 C. Osbome, c, b Barton 8 Wild, b Miller ? 1 H. Osbornc, not out 5 E. Osbumc, c, b Miller 2 Sundries ? 8 W. Duffy, c, b Bill-ton SO — , GrcgB (?!), b Millor ... !) Total ? 110 Miller, 120 balls, 5 wickets, 31 runs j Barton, 10'J bulls S wickets, 01 runs ; Lambeth, 42 balls, 2 wickets, 27 Auburn 2nd innings. Burton, l.b.v., b Wall 0 C. Haves, c, b Wall ... 0 Fonton, ruu out ... 1 W. Hayes, nut out ... 13 Miller, e,b Hawkins... 0 SSudrics ? 0 Marshalina, b Wall...
Mr. John Taylor to the Colonial Secretary. Real Property Sale Rooms, Church-street, Parramatta, 9th August, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Mr. John Taylor to the Colonial Secretary. Real Proporty Sale Rooms, Church-strcoh, Pamunatta, 9th August, 1887. Sir, — I have the honor to report that I have inspected the properties and given careful con-' sidoration to their respective values in tho present real property market, and beg to state as follows: — 1. Tho building and land known as tho Courthouse and Police Office, situated itt tho corner of Church and George Streots. — Tlio buildiuers are of stono, substantial, and in good order and ropuir, but to be used for any other business purnoso than what thoy arc now oc cupied for their value would bo considerably lessened. Tho land has.n frontage to Church street of 144 feet 5 inches, and to George-street of 142 feet 8 inches, and my estimate of Die valuo of the whole proporty is £8,000. 2. Tlio vacant land inmate near tho Railway Station on tho south side, having a frontage to Chnruh streot of 277 feet by depths from that street of 150 feet to tho north boundary, aud 1S4 feo...
Sports and Games. CUT FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Sports and Games. CUP FIXTURES. Coates A team v. Albion CO. (Argus Cup contest.) Following are requested to meet on Albert ground on Saturday March 2nd it 2.15 sharp :— Byrnes, Bennett, Culver, Donnan, Lonnen, Nacle, Paton, Sweeny, Spears, M. Tuuks, AVightman, H. Tunks. Coates B team v. Dural C.C. Following aro requested to meet ou Albion wicket to-day at 2. 30 sharp :— Pilcher, AVatts, Brown, McGill, Baylcy, J. Byrnes, Buchanan, Balmer, F. Tunks, Hunns, Coates, Falconer, Meads, E. Paton.
Messrs. Hardie and Gorman to the Colonial Secretary. Sale Rooms, 133 Pitt-street, Sydney 28th June, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Messrs. Hardie aud Gorman to tho Colonial Secretary. Sale Rooms, 133 Pitt-street, Sydney 2Sth June, 1S87. Sir,— In accordance with the principal Under Secretary's instructions of the 24th in stant, wo yesterday inspected tho proporty known as the AVoolpack Inn, situated at Parra matta. The land has a frontage of about Io7 feet to Gcorgo- street, and a frontago along Marsden-streoi of !i!)8 feet. The hotel erected on tho laud is two stories high, and of brick. Tho stables at rear are of cut stone, and other outbuildings of wood. AVo value the property at £9500 (nine thousand five hundred puuuds). AVe havo, etc. , Hardih & Goioian.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
CRICKET. Auburn B. v. Inde'pkndect B. — Played on Saturday, at Parramatta. Tho former won. Following are tho scores :— Auubiirn B.— 1st Innings. Lightooot, b Moads ... 0 Baker, u, h Kubillinrd... 0 Griurod, thrown out, ... 17 Dalton (subs. ) b Ticmey 10 K. Winter, b Meads ... 1 Aslnncad, b Uobilliard 0 Bums, c, b Cook ... 11 Robinson, b Bvau ... 3 A. Mills, bKobilliard... 11 Sundries' ? 23 Morion, b Cook ... 1 — .). Mills, not, out ... 8i- Total ? 119 Independent 1),— 1st Innings. McLaren, b J. Mills ... 1 Ellis, run out ? 0 Komlliard.bGrinrod... 2 Cook, c, b Grinrod ... 3 W. Carroll, c Grim-oil... 1 Withers, c,b Griurou.. H Kynn, 1) Grinrod j... 1 Brown, Inotout ? 2 Tierney, b .T. Mills ... 1 Sundries ? 4 J. Carroll, b Grinrod ... 5 — Mends, run out ? 2 Total ? 27 Bowling analysis Independent B.— J. Mills. 00 balls, 2 wlvts., 10 runs; Grinrod, 05 balls, 0 wkts., 12 runs. Rosohill v. Hospital for Insane. — This match was played on tho Asylum oval ou Saturday last and resulted in a w...
FERRIS TROPHY MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
FERRIS TROPHY MATCH. Field op Mars v. Aluebt C.C. — Tho final for tho Ferris Tropoy resulted in an easy win for the former by 93 runs. Kirby, Hemors, Cowell and Spurway, for the winners, batted well, and Sorlie and Gould for losers in tho second innings. Hemors and Kirby again bowled well for Field of Mars, and Thwaitc for Alberts. Following aro tho scores : — Fieldrof Mars-2nd Innings. J. Cowell, c, b Long- Wobb.c, b Crisp ... 0 hurst ? 10 Cowell, b Thwaito ... 0 Kivby, c, b Thwaito ... -18 J. Stephens, not out ... 1 Spuvwity, b Loiigliurst 1-1 Sundries ? 7 Homers, c, b Crisp ... 18 — Engiill, b Tliwiiito ... 0 Total ? 123 Savage, run out ? 1 Krstlnnings ... !)0 Franks, b Thwaito ... 0 — Stevens, b Thwaito ... 6 Grand Total ...19 Albort-and Innings. Longhuvst, c, b Hemors 8 Voiloh,-c, b Homers .. 0' M.Longlmrst.b Homers 7 Crisp, not nut ... 1 Turkington, b Kirby ... 0 Sundries ? 0 Thwailo, b Kirby ... 0 ~ Sorlio, b Kirby ? 17 Total ? 70 McLaren, b Kirby ... 0 First Innings ... i-i ...
NON-COMPETITIVE EXHIBITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
NON-COMPETITIVE EXHIBITS. Miss Board, Preserved Fruit; Mrs. W. AV. Board, Oranges ; Mr. T. Smith, Tomato Sauce. Mrs. Board, of Rydahnero, also contributed several beautiful bouquets and other lady friends brought along iloral greetings. Wo desiro to thank our fruitgrowing friends for tho magnificent curries with which they ilattorcd our undertaking. Considering tho lateness of tho season 'iiid tho unfavourable nature of tho weather for months past, tho col lection did credit to tho district. In the gouoral collection, Mr. C. W. Mills had a unique dis play of about 30 dozen. Hia fivo crown pipfii apples were excellent samples and the best to bo seen in the show. Tho brown russets shown by Mm were also highly creditable. Mr. M. F. .Vollemr, of Carlingford, showed a splendid assortment of apples in Id's pretty collection of about 40 dozen, including a great many var ieties of f rnit. H b showed some rich-looking American seedlings,' Luxemburg and Now Bedford apples, and some fine sampl...
Mr. John Taylor to the Colonial Secretary. Real Property Sale Rooms, Church-street, Parramatta, 25th June, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Mr. John Taylor to tho Colonial Secretary. Real Proporty Salo Rooms, Church -street, Parramatta, 25th Juno, 18S7. Sir, — In accordance with your letter of in struction of the 2!ird instant, requesting mo to examine tho property at Parramatta known as the AVoolpack Hotel, and to make a valuation of the property for the Government and report same to you, I beg to state I am thoroughly conversant with tho particulars of the pro perty, and did this dav fully examine tho buildings and land, and have the honor to re port as follows ; — Tho situation of tho property is at the north side of George 'street, at its intersection with Marsdon-street, a very central and coiivenuiont site for a family hotel or a public institution, and although George street is one of tho main streets of tho town, that portion west of Church-street, whero the AVoolpack proporty is situated, is not considered of the same importauco for business purposes as the portion east side of Church-street, Tho ground frontag...
An Interesting Return. GOVERNMENT LAND PURCHASES IN PARRAMATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
An Interesting Return. GOVERNMENT LAND PURCHASES IN PARRAMATTA. The following correspondence respecting tho purchase of sites for public buildings, etc., by the Government has been printed : — , Tho Colonial Architect to tlio Secretary for Public AVorks. Department of Public Works, Colonial Architect's Omco, SydneVr 11th Juue, 1887. Sir, — I do myself the honor to report that, in accordance with the verbal instructions from tho Colonial Secretary, I havo inspected the property at Parramatta, known as tho ' A\rool paok Inn,'-' with a view to ascertaining its value and adaptability for court house pur poses. 2. Tho ground upon which the,buildiugs aro ereoted has a frontage of, say, 157 feet to George street, by a depth of 398 feet to Marsden-streot ; it is of sufficient area and suitable for a Court house, but thejbuildings, whioh are old and not in good condition, could not bo utilised, except the stablo3, whioh might answer for police purposes, if required. 3 . Tho probablo value of...
The Proposed Borough of Dundas. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
The Proposed Borough of Dundas. A couirr of enquiry to test tho validity of signatures to tho various petitions presented for and against the pioposed incorporation of Dundas, was held at the Protestant Hull, Car lingford, on Wednesday last, boforo tlio Dist rict Government Officer, Mr. G. Lewis. Both parties wero strongly represented. Mr. T. Si. AVilliamson appeared to represent the peti tioners, and Mr, W.. .11. Pigotfc. tlio .pra. petitionors. The enquiry consisted for tho most part of forensic displays by Messrs. Pigott and AVilliamson, who indulged them selves most extravagantly in raising ghosts to knock down again. At last Mr. Lewis's pati ence got tired out, and ho rebuked Mr. Pigott for his 'trivialities.' It was his intention, ho said, to give tho fullest latitude to wit nesses on both sides, for tho purposo of ascei'tuiniug tho truo merits of the position. Of course it was possiblo irreloant matter would crop in, but he hoped ho had sufficient common sense to distinguish ...
Liedertafel Smoke Concert. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ANGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Liedertafel Smoke Concert. (TO THE EDITOR O*1 T1I13 CU3IUE11LAND AHCIUS.) Sik, — May I express my disgust, through your paper, at tho excessively bad taste dis played by tho majority of tho audience at tho above concert en AVodnosday last, iu applaud ing botweon the versos of every song and dur ing the rests in tho instrumental parts, ap plause which no pcrform:.T over appreciates. It was not done during the choruses, and where is tho difference ? This ill timed enthusiasm must bo attributed to deplorable ignorance rather than appreciation of music. Then, again, striking matches during a performance. I counted as many ns fifteen during ono item. Is it absolutely necessary to placo notices round tho room to teach a few snobs how to behave themselves? Tho noise at the bar throughout tho second part of the programme was simply disgraceful, Thanking you in advance for airing my grievances. — Yours, etc., A.R.A.M. Parramatta, Fob. 28, 1880.
Cumberland Argus Fruit Show. A GRAND DISPLAY OF FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 2 March 1889
Cumberland Argus Fruit Show. A GRAND DISPLAY OF FRUIT. [AS SEEK BY OXE OF OUR EYES.l ? All over tho world, specially in England and tho United States, the consumption of fruit is greatly ond rapidly increasing, having risen in Great Britain from Is to 2s 8d per head of population in the last twenty years, conse quently scientific fruitgrowing, i.e., economic fruitgrowing, is annually attracting more and moro attentijn. Numerous Leagues, Associa tions, Unions, having for their object to furnish growers with valuable and reliable information respecting fruit culture, aro being everywhere established ; whilst Conferences and Congresses, to discuss either fruit farming in general, or the culture of special fruits, are frequently being held. Fruit is ceasing to bo regarded as a luxury, and coming largely into consumption as a healthful necessary of lifo, all classes of people beginning to manifest interest in its marketable consumption in most large cities and towns. In 1S8S, for the fir...