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GRAND PIGEON MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

GRAND PIGEON MATCH. Tho Blacktown sports have arranged a grand Match for April 10, to bo shot at Black town. Tho programme includes a handicap of .?£03 ; first prize, £50 ; second prize, £10 ; third .?£5. Nominations only cost a soverign, aud may bo made with the secretary, Mr. H. Meurant, Royal Hotel, Blacktown. N.S.AV. Gun Club rules.

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

BOWLS. Tho contests for Air. Coupcr's trophy of £.5 i5s lire drawing to a close. On Thursday Messrs. H. AY. Fullagar and J. Staff (the lat ter receiving G points) played a very exciting Same. At tho start tho game stood Staff 11, Fullagar nil, but tho latter happening to get one in, tfut on ' long jacks,' which suited Iris play best. The game progressed to 30 all, when Harry got ono in by an inch, and so scored a victory. Tho iinal will bo played to day bctwer'. Messrs. II. Fullagar aud T. M. Shepherd .

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Sports and Games. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

Sports and Games, THE TUBE1. ' Tho Baulkham Hills aud Windsor Road sports were taken down on Tuesday. They went along to back Mick Redden' s Vixen against a Windsor nag named Rapidity. The stakes went to the owner of Rapidity, who got homo by a length. Tho following aro the weights for the Autumn Handicap and Sydney Cup, to bo run April 13th aud 21th, respectively: — llAwicESinjr.Y Atjtumx Handicap. — 1A mile. st. lb. st. lb. Cariyon ..07 Sir Ronald . . 7 2 Cardigan . . 0 o Burrilda . . 7 2 Mantou .. S 12 Clogs .. 7 2 Plutarch .. 8 10 Claremont ..7 0 Keith ? ? 8 S Esperauco . . 7 0 Industry .. S (i Stookwell ..7 0 Mozart .. 8 0 Raveusworth . . 7 0 Sultan . . 8 -1 Touchstone . . 0 12 Honoydow .. 8-1 Hugo ... G 12 Paddy .. 8 2 Miss Alice .. 6 10 Yabba ..8 2 Folly ... 0 10 Volcano * . . 8 0 Faith . . 6 8 AVyoombe .. 7 12 Minstrel Boy G 8 Mario .. 7 12 T.W. ..GO Bernardo .. 7 10 Timbrel .. G G Minerva .. 7 10 Promised Land 0 1 Ernani .. 7 S AVaudsworth . . G i Aberdeen .. 7' 8 Hengist ....

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Auburn-Hornsby Cricket Dispute. TO THE EDITOR OF CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

Auburn-Hornsby Cricket Dispute. TO TUB EDITOlt OF CUMBERLAND ARGUS. Sik, — I again crave space to reply to your comments on my letter which appeared in tho the last issue of 'your 'paper, and in which you express a wish 'That tho next time I favour you with anything for insertion, it will bo on clean paper, written on one side only, and in ink or some sort of pencil that will leave a distinct mark.' JSowlthiuk, alter hearing' my explanation, your many reactors will acknowledge, that you wore just a little too severe. Tho fact is, while travelling in the train I picked up a piece of paper and wrote in pencil, tho letter which you published, and which gave such offence, in tending of course to write a copy in ink. I called at your office .and asked the person in charge to oblige mo with pen, ink, and paper to enable me to do so. Ho asked mo if X had tho matter written out, I informed him that I had aud handed him the letter. He then dis tinctly stated that there was no reason to write...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A Cure for Phylloxera. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

A Cure for Phylloxera. AVe havo been handed a copy of Ridley and Co.'s wine aud spirit trade circular, which ([notes extensively from a report made by a committee of viticulture in Cognac concerning mi inquiry made by it into the phylloxera scourge in France. The result of tho inquiry should be of inucli interest to the vignerons of. Australia. Tho committee have found that, ninny vineyards in tho Herault district, which had been destroyed utterly by the phylloxera, have loeeu restored by grafting American vines, principally tho varieties JncqucK and Riparia, upon t.he'Froi;oh vines. Tho President of the: Diimmitteo says, in conclusion, 'There is not: ono man who lias accompanied mo, no mat lor how prejudiced, who will not return to l,is home convinced from what ho has seen that tho complete rcconstitution of our vineyards by means of tho Auieirean vine is possible.' AVo have blown in this country that tho Amoricim vine is a robust, vigorous plimt,iuid it has boon declared that the ...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE BUSINESS PAPER. The following business paper was approved:— PRESIDENT's ADDRESS CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

THE BUSINESS PAPEE. Tho following business papor was approved : — i'kesidunt's address, couresfoxdence. 1. Fruit Market Accommodation — to bo introduced by Mr. J. Tamsott, Windsor Eoud. 2. Fruit Posts — Mr. 11. E. Bonnard, Eichmoiul. 3. Fruit Cuso Question — Mr. John Goll, Hornsby. 4. Fruit Cultivation— Mr. E. Whitakor, Parramatta. 5. Fruit Nomenclature — Mr. J. Gelding, Sydney. (-? Eailwuy Transit and Storage of Fruit — Mr. J. D. Lanfccster, Albury.

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A Curious Old Watch. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

A Curious Old Watch. A singular watch is among tho more interest ing of the Stuart relics now being exhibited in Loudou (wroto a, London correspondent on January 18). AVo havo nothing in our time of the same order. Tho metal is silver ; and it is suimosed that the watch was liresontcd bv tho Queen to Mary Beton, ono of tho ' four Maiys.' It is in the form of a skull, with a figure of Denth on the forehead standing between a palace and a cottage ; and a figure of Time appears on the back part, also a legend from Ovid engraved thereon. Tho upper part of the skull boars the representation of several Scrip ture sceues, separated by silver open work, through which the sound comes when the watch strikes tho hour on a silver bell. This fills tho hollow of tho skull, and encloses tho works when tho watch is shut.

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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PROBABLE FORM IN WHICH THE VARIOUS SUBJECTS WILL BE INTRODUCED: [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

PEOBABLE FOEM IN WHICH THE VAEIOUS SUBJECTS WILL BE INTEODUCED : That hi tho opinion of this Cpnf ereuce the Fruit Marketing Accommodation in Sydney is inadequate, and to meet the requirements of tho Fruitgrowers, suitable Markets should be erected in a central place commanding Eailway and Water Facilities. That iu the opinion of this Conference the Vine Diseases Acts now in force should either be repealed or amended. That a Petition be presented to botli Houses of Parliament to the above effect. That Special Legislation is required for the Protection of Fruit, Vine and Vegetable Productions, against the intro duction and spread of Insect and other Pests. That the Bill now before the Conference bo adopted, and permission given for its introduction to the Legislative Assembly. That, in the interests of Fruitgrowers, it is advisable that a uniform Style and Sizo of Case be used, and that the Case bo Sold with the Contents. That tho Accommodation for Fruit at tho various Eailway Statio...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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More 'Cute than Scrupulous. A JOURNALISTIC GLUTTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

More 'Cute than Scrupulous. A JOURNALISTIC GLUTTON. Max O'Rell tolls tho following story of a Chicago reporter : The young fellow was tak ing n walk one evening iu a retired part of tho ' town on tho look-out for what adventure his tory does not say. All at once a human form, lying motionless on tho ground, attracted the f sight of our hero. He drew near to it, stooped do .vn, and found it to bo a corpse. His first impulse was to immediately seek a policemau, j and toll him of tho discovery. But a second 1 moa came. xi was more practical, ana lie adopted it. This was it. His paper comes out at 2 in tho afternoon ; so that! by running straight to the polico station, ho would bo making tho matter public, and furnishing his brother reporters with a column or two for their morning, pnpers. It is a catch, this corpse, and not to bo lightly given away. What to do i Simply this. Our journalist drags the body into an empty building near at hand, and caro. fully hides it. At 11 next morning ...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE VINE DISEASES ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

THE VINE DISEASES ACT. The followiug form of petition will bo submitted to the Conference for adoption : — To the Hon. the President (or Speaker) and the other Mombers of the Legislative Council (or Assembly) of the Colony of N. S. Wales in Parliament assembled The humble petition of the undersigned Fruitgrowers in the Colony of New South AVales respectfully showeth : That the New South Wales Fruitgrowers iu conference as sombled view with alarm the carrying out of the unjust unreasonable and arbitrary Vine Diseases Act now in force and earnestly desire their immediato repeal or amendment on the following grounds 1 That these Acts go beyond the proper attributions of any Central Government by compelling- people to surrender their proper ties to Government officials or nominees, instead of relying upon their owu energy and ability to combino and organise together or to act singly for the defence of their private special interests at their own cost 2 That the basis of indemnities to b...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Rookwood. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

Rookwood. Political.— Tho atmosphere has not quit - cued down yet. Tho Rookwood Protection branch at their last meeting decided to ask the co-operation of the Freetraders to try and secure a more convenient polling nlace than was provided last election, that being a back room and fitted in not all a suitable manner to secure privacy. It is thought that if both parties ante in this matter their reprcsen. tatious will bear fruit. Tho Freetraders havo not held any meetings for tho last three weeks, hoping to got a reply to their request from the Central Cumberland Freotrado Association as to expenses incurred, tho members stating that all accounts arc paid through them. The scrutiners arc not yet paid and .angry growls are heard at the continued delay. Letters from the President of the branch at Rookwood to tho Secretary fail to elicit any answer. This discourtesy will do no good to tho council of this association . Municipal. — Two attempts havo been made to got this distiiet incor po...

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BILL TO PROTECT ORCHARDS AND VINEYARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

BILL TO PEOTECT OECHAEDS AND VINE YA EDS. Tho following bill will bo submitted to tho Conference for con sideration : — A. Bill to protect the Orchards aud Vineyards of the Colony from the depredations of certain noxious Animals and all other Fruit Pests. WIIEEEAS the depredations of Fruit pests such asEabbits Marsupials, Flying foxes Sparrows and other birds, Codliu Moth, Phylloxera and other insects, Oidium and other fungoid Diseases, as well as wild grasses and other plants, in many Districts of this Colony have in flicted serious damage and loss to Fruit Growers and it is necessary as well us in the interest of owners and lessees of land as in that of tho Crown to encourage the destruction of such animals and of such other posts as may be found detrimental to Orchards and Vineyards or Crops Bo it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty by and with tho advice and consent cf tho Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of New South AVales in Parliament assemble...

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Prospect and Sherwood. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

Prospect and Shenyood. The usual fortnightly meeting of the abovo Council was held on Thursday last. Present : Tho Mayor, Mr. T. Mustou (in the chair), Aldcrmou Hollior, Anstiss, Stieme, G. Muston, and Playford. The minutes of the previous meeting wero rend and confirmed. An apology was received from Alderman ,, Jones, who was mmbln tn ;lt.t.nml nwiim- In n sovero attack of lumbago. A letter was read from the Colonial Secre tary's Office, notifying the appointment of Messrs. T. Lackey and A. Johnstono as audit ors. The Mayor said that Mr. Lackey had refused to act, and after a deal of trouble he had succeeded in getting two gentlemen to fill the positions. Messrs. P. R. Holdsworth and John Raynor had consented to act. A letter was received from Stephen Gledall, pointing out tho necessity of 'clearing and stumping King's Road, which was dangerous to travel on.— The Mayor pointed out that the road had not been dedicated. The matter was loft in tho hands of the Works Committee. The Ins...

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THE Cumberland Argus AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MARCH 23. THE FRUITGROWERS' CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

THE dhttmfcriatul &?QNS HVCTTGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MARCH 23. THE FRUITGROWERS' CON FERENCE. The arrangements which the Council of tho Fruit-growers' Union liavo made for the coming Couforenco arc excellent. Hyper-criticism may, and probably will, cavil, but, on tho whole, v,-o do not con sider that they could be altered for the better. The subjects selected for dis cussion pretty well cover tho entire g-round ; but should it prove that others require to be dealt with, provision has been made for introducing thorn. With regard to the selection of ' introducers of subjects,' it is just possible that the public may consider it to have been somewhat narrowed, although ivo are cortain that no one will deny that good men havo boon chosen for the work. Had tho Council of the Union in vited the services of one or two gou tlomen from the great fruitgrowing dis tricts of the Hunter and of tho Hume, to introduce one or two of the subjects, it would havo given tho ' ordor of bus ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

LETTERS AND TELEGBAM3 BEOEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION. Undertakers. STATE AND REFORM FUNERALS conducted in the most respectable manner and at Modorato Charges. Load, Cedar, and Stained Collins at Shortest Notice. Wreaths, Crosses, and Shrouds. Momorial Cards a Speciality — printed as required. Church Street, Parramatta. New Furniture Arcade. Furniture Arcade. jaJLJWT x BROS If yon are about to FURNISH YOUR HOUSE Coino. 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 Kitchen Safes, 10s Gd. los. j Kitchen Tables, 8s Gd. Chests of Drawers, from 80s. j Drawing Room Suites, from £11 5s. Hardware, Hollowarc, Brushware, Basketware, Sc. Colonial Ovens, from 7s Gd. Long Handle Shovels, 2s 6d. Garden Barrows, lGs. Good American Axes, -Is (id. Wire netting from lft. to Git— 2ft., 50 yds., 7s ; 3ft., 50yds., 10s Gd. Corrugated Iron Tanks — 200 300 400 ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

THE fTTM'S'P'B T A tfl'n A V ft TT ^ W U MB&S\ihAEi -U 3, £Vi w U & AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE IS PUBLISHED EVEEY SATUEDAY MOENING AND DELIVERED TO ALL PARTS OF PARRAMATTA AND SURROUNDING DISTRICT. s. a. Subscription, per quarter, in advance 'i 0 Do. tooted . . ..23 Single copy .... . . . . 0 '2 Teems of Abvbktisino : s. d. Three lines ? 10 Six lines ? 19 One inch ? 2 6 Each additional inch . . ..26 Births, Marriages and Deaths (each) ? 10 Special terms for advertisements ordered by the quarter. Casual advertisements must lie prepaid, ex cept in the case of films or persons having running accounts with us. Persons ordering advertisements on behalf of any eliib or society -will bo hold personally re sponsible for the payment of same. Advertisements must state upon the face of them the number of times they aro to be in serted, otherwise they will be continued and charged for until countermanded. LITTLE & CO. September 24th, 18S7. CHATFIBL.D & BROWN, T I...

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The Fruitgrowers' Conference. Final Arrangement THE BUSINESS PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

h Final Ammgements. THE BUSINESS PAPER. A special meeting of the Council of tlie Fruitgrowers' Union was lield on Saturday afternoon, in the Assembly Hall, Parramatta, to make final arrangements for the Fruitgrowers' Conference, which will be held in the Town Hall, Sydney, ou Wednesday next, commencing at noon. Mr. C. B. Cairnes, vice-president, occupied the chair, and there were also present Messrs. W. Stimson, .T. F. Duffy, W. Stieme, J. Tamsett, Cox (Seven Hills), W. Cox, E. H. Acres, G. Lovell, P. Hockley, W. Gambling, J. 33. Trivett, H. E. Bonnard, J. Luke, G. Franks, G. Stimson, S. Tuckwell, G. Hollier, F. H. G. Eogers, C. W. Mills, G. Hammer, and E. Whitaker, secretary. Messrs. J. Nobbs, E. A. Eitchie and J. E. Linsley, M's.P., were present in the earlier part of the meeting. fe Mr. John F. DufEy produced some excellent seedlings grown by P him at Hornsby, of good sizo and rich colour. m I A letter was read from Mr. Walter Lamb, of Woodstock, re gretting his inability to be p...

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Righted at Last. CHAPTER XXXVIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

Righted at Last. CHAPTER XXXVIII. ' No.1 It was most uncomfortable! to have to give theso ovasivo answers, which seemed to make her tho ono who had to givo explanations. She observed that Mr lladleigh's heavy eyebrows involuntarily lifted 'I ought not to havo asked. Pardon me. Something in his tono aud manner plainly showed that ho had penetrated iier secret and Mr Beeehaui's. 'I am sorry not to bo able to give you a direct answer.' 'It does not matter,' ho said with a slight movement oi the hand, as ii ho were putting the whole subject oi her acquaintance with Shield asido. 'I know, CiMin tlin nvMnumf inn vmi limrlf! H. Httlt') while ago, that he has told you with all his bitturness why he and I havo not been friends.' There was no bitterness, Mrlladleigh, but much sadness.' 'I am pleased to hear it, and I will try to givo you my explanation in tho saino spirit. First about George Laur ence. 1 never heard his name until after my innrriuge; aud it is therefore un necessary to say th...

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A Pennant Hills Land Suit. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

A Pennant Hills Land Suit. Tiik caso of Groenhill and another v, Muhor, hailing from Pennant Hills which came to a conclusion in the Banco Court on Tuesday, presented some re markable features. The action was ono brought b\r Francis T. Greonhill and Elizabeth C. Sea, as joint trustees, against Edward J. Manor, to recover arrears of interest alleged to bo due by him on a mortgage for £1500, and the defence set up was that Maher not having executed such a deed did not owe the monoy. At tho outset of the caso a difficulty aroso in consopuenco of the absence of Andrew Hardio M'Culloch jun., who, though subpoenaed to attend had declined to do so. A Bench warrant fnilod to secure his pre senco, and this being tho state of tho ciiso his Honor Mr. Justice Foster allowed secondary evidence to bo given of tho existonco of tho mortgage deed. Two or throe witnesses, who had been oniployod an Mr. M'Culloch s oihee, swore that they had seen tho deed in question, and were aware of its con tents : ...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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The Vine Diseases Board. PROTEST OF THE ALBURY VINE-GROWERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 March 1889

The Vine Diseases Board. PROTEST OF THE ALBURY VINE GRO AVERS. AiiiimiY, Friday. — Tho Albury A'ine and Fruitgrowers' Association held u meeting to-day, at which Mr. T. Curloy, of tho Hill side vineyard, presided. A communication was received from Mr. Goo. Day expressing a. serious doubt as to tho efficacy of the mode of treatment adopted by tho Vino Diseases Board for tho destruction of phylloxera and enclosing an extract from a newspaper to the effect that the vines supposed to be exter minated are now breaking out into luxminnt growth. Mr. James Day, of Thugoonn, denounced in strong terms the incompctcncy -which, lie said, had boon displayed by tho Vine Diseases Board, who appeared to have no practical knowledge of thosnbjeot with which they were appointed to deal. The present unsatisfactory state of af fairs was mainly due to their want of experi ence and to their abortive ideas on the subject of compensation, offerinfr ono man ;G100 per acre aud another £'!'-. He deemed it nece...

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