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Local Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Local Topics. It is evident that tho Vino Diseases Board are making a precious mess of fighting the phylloxera! ills to which the vigneron is heir. As a local Dame Malaprop remarked t'other day, ' That there Board knows nought how to baulk' cm ills.' Railway Commissioner Eddy is quite right, there are too many stations ; but' our friend Duffy is right also in animadverting upon tlie system of locating the stations on private estates. Let Eddy and Co. only rolix the station sites so as to fairly meet the business views and convenience of the general com munity, and tho big crowd whom Duffy repre sents will bo perfectly satisfied. Should Mr. E. AVhitakcr be appointed Council Clerk of Smithfield and Fairiiold, it will bo a bad day for the F. G. U., sinco the latter body really requires (and ous;ht to pay for) his undivided sorviee. At tho present juncture of its affairs, the factotum of the F. G. U. should be in a position to know no other duty than that of pressing forward its interes...
THE Cumberland Argus and FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MARCH 16. THE CENTRAL CUMBERLAND FREETRADE ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
THE FKUITGROWEKS1 ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MARCH 16. THE CENTRAL CUMBERLAND FREETRADE ASSOCIATION . ? ? The activity and ournostnoss of the staff and members of tho above named Association ave greatly to be commen ded. The signal local victory they so recently achieved at tho polls /would have justly entitled them to a ' spell ' from the labours of further organisa tion, but for the stern fact that the outcome of the general election was but a parliamentary majority of four fox the Free Traders of New South Wales. AVere the organisation of the Free Traders in each of the several elector ates of the colony as good as it admit tedly is in the Central Cumberland constituency, extremely ' rosy times ' might be predicted for the Cause. Such however, is not the case 'unfortunately. Central Cumberland being quite the model electorate of New South Wales it behoves every individual one of those who rupresout tho lights of its healthy Liberalism to set the example of loyal devotion to principle. '...
Exportation of Fruit. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Exportation of Fruit. TO THK KDITOll Ol' T1IU OUMIIKIU..I.NI) A11OUH. Silt,— It is a lamentable fact, iu tho facn of thoso bud timcH, and when wo hear ho much about tho low prices Hint tho fruit, grown in this colony brings, that the fruitgrowers do not combine to miiko tho exposition of nil kinds of fruit a thorough .success. I believe if only Mr. Cairncs, of tho Bank of Now South AVnlcs, Pnrrnmuttn, had had a few of the lcadiiiK' orchurd proprietors to back him up and help him, this great problem would huvo been solved boforo now. I think if wo woro to take a loaf out i.f the squattors' book, iu so far as tho ex portation of moat is concerned, that all in tho fruitgrowing districts would dcrivo groat benefit. They (tho squatters) havo formed themselves into various companies, nud in spite of mnny failures, havo opened up a big t.mdn with tho mother country, and also supply all tho large ocean-going steamers trading with nil parts- of tho world, thereby benefiting them selves, and ...
The Fruitgrowers' Conference. MAKING ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
The Fruitgrowers' Conference. MAKING- ARRANGEMENTS. This sub-eommittco of the Fruitgrowers' Union appointed to draft a programmo for the Fruitgrowers' Conference, to be held in tho Town Hall, Sydney, on tho 27th inst., mot in tho Assembly Hall, Parramatta, on Saturday afternoon. Mr. James Tamsott was voted to the chair, and there wero also present Messrs. AV. Stimson, AV. Stieme, H. E.Bonnard, F. H. Rogers, and E. AVhitaker, secretary. The secretary recommended the following lists of subjects for the consideration of tho Conference : — 1 . Phylloxera. 2. Empty cases. 3. Bill to prevent tho introduction of insect posts and diseases. 4. Appointment of en tomologists, o. Horticultural gardens. G. Transit of fruit by rail. 7. Fruit nomencla ture. S. Fruit markets accommodation. 9. Registration of fruitgrowers. 10. How to make fruitgrowing pay. 11. Valuations by sliivo councils, 12, Compensation for diseased vineyards. 13. Flying fox pest. By resolution, however, the following re commend...
The Country Members at Work BRIDGE AT RYDALMERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
The Country Members at Work BRIDGE AT RYDALMKKE. Department of Public Works, Sydney, Oth March, 18SII. Sir, --Referring to ; the petition presented by you from residents of Kydahncrc, urging tho erection Jof n bridge ovor Subiaco, or Ilishop's Creek nt Water-street, I am direc ted to inform you that enquiries have been made in the matter, nnd under a report re ceived from tho Commissioner for Roads, tho Secretary for Public Works is unable to authorize u compliance with tho request. I have etc.. \Y\ BAUL1XG. Under-Secretary. F, Fimiull, Esq., M.P., Sydney.
Agricultural and Horticultural. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Agricultural and Horticultural. (Bv \V»-:svmb.m-) ri;iisv.RVKi- Awiuccnrs. — Consul -t. K. Wish, of Cognac. Franco, gives tho following instnie tiousfor preservimrApricots... (;-,hi-iiv.'s trttvk. — Ohwso tho white apricots from high twos, in grown in a garden along tho wall. Thoy wilt V-o recognised in opening In' tho moat forming species of rays around tho stone. Hisneoos ssrvtn take 'them sorac day before maturity, wtvi'ii tlioy iH'srm to turn youow, ami mo muhu is easily detached ami thoy avo firm. Stnko a little incision at tho head' with tho point of a kiiifo. .Hold tho fruit in the loft hand with tho thumb and forefinger, then push tho knife at the place of the stein, tho stone goes out at the top or head. Proportion the apricots in hot water slightly nlumed. or acidulated with lemon juice. 'Prick them in tho greon parts, which aro not ripe enough, then whiten them ou a slow lire, stir them from time to time to aid tho ripest to rise to tho surf act) : try them on tho skimmer...
CHAPTER XXXIX. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
CHAPTER XXXIX. It seemed very curious to Madge that sho should become tho confidant of those two men, with whoso fate that of her mother had been so sadly associated. Sho was thrust into tho ungracious position of arbiter between them; she had to decide whethor or not the one was false and treacherous, or tho other the victim of his own hasty passion and solf dedved in his accusations. Sho was satisfied that Mr Beecham had spolcon under the conviction oftlio truth of what he told her, and Mr Hadleig-h had just shown her that — if innocent — ho could be magnanimous, by his willingness to moot iu friendliness ono whom ho had so long regarded as his implacable foe. The position involved so much in tlio result to her and to Philip, that sho felt a littlo bewildered, and almost afraid of what she was about to hear. But sho could forgive : that knowledge steadied her Mr. Hadleigh withhis formal courtesy ask her to be seated. Ho stood at the window, and she could see that tho white gloom o...
The Fruitgrowing Industry. No I. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
The Fruitgrowing Industry. No I. Fkw people, oven among those actually en gnged iu tho industry, have any conception of the progress mado, or of tho proportions fruit growing bids fair to assume during the next low years, in the county of CumboiTand alone. AVitluu the next few years, Galston will becojno thogreat centre of orango culture ; and its pros perity will bo doveloped to an extraodinary dogrco by the construction of tho Castle Hill and Durnl railway, tho terminus of which will bo but 2i miles from tho Gnlston Post-office. Fruit-growing is an occupation which is attracting many persons who have retired from commercial life, and who could find no more beautiful home than in this undulating country, which only awaits tho railway to become easily and pleasantly accessible from town. Every winter, for several years x^nst, kns witnessed tho planting of thousands of young trees; and men are now busy clearing for the approaching planting season, when probably the number of trees pl...
Hudson Bros.' First Annual Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Hudson Bros.' First Annual Picnic. This employees at Messrs. Hudsou Bros.' works hold their first annual picnic on Si tin - day last, tho spot solected for tho outing being Corrcy's Gardens, Caburita, u beautiful spot ou tho Pnrramatta Rivor. Tho Clyde branch aud the Kedfern branch were both represented, but Clyde seemed to bo the moving- spirit in tho affair, and on them devolved tho whole of tho executive. It could not, havn hcin lnff in abler hands. They had everything arranged in business- like manner, Jind 'the programme, thanks to tho exertions of Messrs. T. AV. Barlow, J. Weir, J. Pemborton and J. Howie son, was carried through to the satisfaction of everybody. Every race was disposed of to tho minute, till a smart shower came down and delayed proceedings for nearly an hour. During; this forced interim tho company sought tho friendly shelter of tho spacious pavilion and wiled away the idle hour— some by select ing a partner and revelling in tho mazy waltz to the strains of th...
Parramatta District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Parramatta District Hospital. 1 he usual monthly meeting of tho general committco of the above institution was held nU I AVednosday evening. Present : Tho Vcn, I Archdeacon Guuther, president (in tho chair), Dr. AV. S. Brown, Messrs. G. T. Hunt, AV.AV. Bodouham, A. C. 'Willis, AV. R Murray AV Hart, junr, C. AV. Lloyd, J. E. Sparks, A. Gee, and J. G. Fyall and T. D. Little, (secre- i tunes.) l I ho minutes of the previous meeting were V read and confirmed. Accounts and salaries amounting to. CiS Is 8d wero passed for pay- [ went, l'ho secretary presented accounts 11 moiiutiug to over .L'flO that had been outstanding for mouths and never brought before the corn' mitteo. The House Committee were asked to ilace themselves in communication with tho | late secretary mid treasurer iu reference to I I
Fairfield News Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Fairfield News Letter. News scarce ; rain scarcer ; growling pre valent. Under all thosolcircumstanecs, I don't know why I should call this a news letter. As Mr. Trivett would say ' Call it what you like, but do call it something.' Our new Council is burnishing up its nr mour and getting ready for tho terrible on slaught of blue metal, bridges agin your own door, and all that sort of thing. Last meeting they decided to invite applications for a Coun cil clerk, and I have heard of ono good man being available — an old resident and pro per1 y owner, too — namely, Mr. Edward Whitaker, the indefatigable secretary of tho Fruitgrowers' Union — a smart, capable man, thoroughly versed in municipal law. I suppose other good men will offer, and I hope the best will bo selected, in tho interests of the ratepayers. Valuers are also required. Mr. Tiuvett tells mo that the Progress Association havo been favourably mot by tlio Commissioners, who havo conceded an alteration in the first train, whic...
Righted at Last. CHAPTER XXXVIII (continued). [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Eighted at Last. CHAPTER XXXVIII (coniinuedj. Then she looked at him steadily lor a minute — still with that jiensivo imjmij in her eyes. 'You wore kind — most kind and gi n erbus to me, when yon desired that 1 should stop Philip from going ti Mi Shield. You woi'3 kind, too, in the c dm ness with which you accepted my c\ ?nlanotion. whv it was that I could not comply with you request. I amy it( lul.1 'fDo not speak in this formal way,' ho interrupted — a very unusual breach of manners for him. ' Tell mo what it is you want, and if it is in my power, it shall .1)0 done.' 'It is quite within your power' — she was speaking vory slowly — ' hut as I understand, you wiil find the task a most disagreeable one 'That does not matter. Try me. ' 'Your readiness to promise makes me afraid to speak.' ' That is not fair to me, when you say that the task is quite within my power.' 11 is, it is; and it has been in my mind for months to ask you to do it ' If it is to serve you, have no hesit ation i...
Castle Hill Agricultural and Horticutural Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Castle Hill Agricultural and Horticutural Association. The adjourned meeting of tlio Council was held at Castle Hill on Monday ovoning. Pre sent : tho Rev. Cr. Mclntooh, in tho chair, and councillors .T. and H. 1J arrison, Franks, Tuckwoll James, Fuller, AVilliams, Banks, Gibbs, Redden, Moore, Black, Thome and Rogers (Secretary.) Messrs. J.R.Linsley, andR, A.Ritohio, M's.P., J. Thompson, junior, and John Luke wore admitted members of the association. Two vacant judjreships were filled. Mr. R,. Herod was appointed judge of fruit, ami Mr. S. Rigg, of RooKwood, judge of poultry. Messrs. A . E. Thorne and M. Redden were appointed stoward, iu tho sports section. Mr. Jim. Stranger was appointed stoward for ?writing and drawing. Mr. J. T. Gray, of Sydney, gives a prize of £'1 'Is. for tho second best four-in-har.d turn out, and also supplement!* tho prizes in classes 96 and 97 with 10s Cd in each class. Mr. 0. Cox, -f Carlingford, gives a pvizo of 10a Cd for tho home lesson book dono by gi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
LETTEBS AND TELEGRAMS RECEIVE PEOMPT ATTENTION. Undertakers,, STATE AND REFORM FUNERALS conducted in tlio most respectable manner 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, Parramatta. 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* ? AND ? AUSTRIAN BENT FURNITURE. Spring Mattresses, full size, from 1 15s. ! Chests of Drawers, from 30s. Kitchen Safes, 10s Gd. Kitchen Tables, 8s Gd. Drawing Room Suites, from £11 5s. Hardware, Hollowaro, Brushware, Basketware, &o. Colonial Ovens, from 7s 6d. Garden Barrows, 16s. Long Handle Shovels, 2s Gd. Good American Axes, 4s (id. Wire netting from lit. to Git.— 2ft., 50 yds., 7s ; oft., 50yds., 10s Gd. Corrugated Iron Tanks— 200 300 400 500 GOO g...
Parramatta Petty Sessions. MONDAY, MARCH 11. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, S. Crawford, T. F. Mackenzie and J. Pearce, Js'.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Parramatta Petty Sessions. Monday, Mabcic 1 1 . (Before Messrs. II. Byrnes, S. Crawford, T. F. Miutlcnnzin mid J. Pearce. Js'.P.l John Schollnack was charged with assault ing eonstablo HuvkiusJ whilst Jin tho execution of his duty. Tho constable stated that, wheu he tried to arrest prisoner on a warrant for disobeying an order of tho Court, he said, 'I'm quite sure you wont take me,' and when strug Uug got -witness down imd kicked him. Witness had to iret the assistanco of a; publican in order to secure him. Witness gave prisoner a very bad character. Constablo Irwin, who had known prisoner for somo timo at Wollongong, also gave him a very bud chuvautci'. Sent to gaol for three mouths. Theresa Egau was fined us or 'H hours for being drunk.
Hornsby and Thornleigh. RAILWAY REQUIREMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
Hornsby and Thornleigh. RAILWAY REQUIREMENTS. A nm'irr.vnojf from Hornsby and Thornlei'.'h, consisting of Messrs. C. Dully, C. Leek, O. Osborn, sen., Norman Selfo and J. Foxall, was introduced to the Commissioners for Rail ways on Monday last by Mr. John Nobbs, M.P., to represent tho necessity for a bridge midway between Thornleigh and Hornsby. Messrs. Eddy, Felion and Oliver were present. Mr. Nobbs Doinled out that tho stations at, Thornleigh and Hornsby wero unfair to the old residents of the two places and wero really no convenience to them. The residents were willing to give suilicient land for the ap proaches and premises of a station midway be tween the two places, which was where the station should havo been in the first place. Mr. Dulfy said a station midway between tho two places would be very suitable. There were o.5 orchards and residents within a mile of Thomleigh and Hornsby junction, all of whom *'? would use the new station. The Post, ollice ?was established thero ove...
The Fiscal Policy. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 16 March 1889
The Fiscal Policy. TO THE HDITOIt OV THE CUJIlUiltLAND AKUUS. Sot, — In your last issue is a letter signed ' Charles Ernest Byrnes ' ou tho above sub ject, which I carefully road through with some interest. I do not intend to enter into a con troversy with JI r. Byrnes ou tho subject, but as half a dozen lines of facts aro worth as many columns of bare assertions, I wish to give a very few of the former and ask Mr. Byrnes a question, and am dono with him. Mr. Byrnes very rashly assorts : — 'Whilst Freetraders resort, as they say, to tho Custom House for revomio purposes only, they must necessarily placo duties on those articles which are most largely consumed, such as, tea, coffee, cocoa, salt, rico, sago, etc., and thus, whothor they will acknowledge it or not, increase tho cost of living and imposo heavy taxation on the largest consuming section of tho commun ity, viz., labour ; whereas Protectionists would ta'ko the duties off those articles, which, owing to climatic influences, ...
CUP FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889
CUP FIXTURES. Following players aro chosen to represent Auburn for cup match against Hornsby to day : — Fonlim, Couroy, Barton, Marslialcna, C Hayes, M. Hayes, AV. Hayes, Miller, Lambeth, Everett, Ay res, Mimlova 12.