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Granville Superior Public School. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Granville Superior Public SchooL One of the institutions of which the coming city of Granville may most pardonably be proud is the Superior Public school,-' William-street. The building itself came into existence — or, rather the nucleus of the present building came into existence — in the very earliest days of Granville, and, indeed, before incorporation itself. There is a history connected with the establishment of the School which bears at once on the question of land value in crement and the old story of the Sibylline books. Well-authenticated tradition states that years ago some 20 acres of ground between William-street and the Railway Parade, were offered to the Government for £20 per acre ; but, like the ancient king, the then Minister thought the price too high. A short time later a Ministerial successor pur chased three or four acres of the same property for £500 1 The ;ite of the school is fairly well chosen; and the tiled roofs can be plainly seen from far away in neigh b...
Censorship & the S. of A. library. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Censorship & the S. of A. Library. Something like ' a storm in a tea cup' has arisen in connection with some recent additions to the School of Arts Library. The selection subcom mittee recently purchased, with other new books, Grant Allen's ' The woman who did ' ; and whatever else thiB par ticular lady has ' did,' she has made disturbance in reading circles here abouts. Some subscribers have appealed to the president of the institution to prohibit the circulation of the book ; but that gentleman, without defending the purchase, has represented that the j book is now, for good or ill, part of the library, and he has no power to in stitute a censorship over subscribers. The decision seems the only one that oould reasonably be arrived at.
Presentation To Mr. H. Hugh Taylor, Ex-member for Parramatta. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Presentation To Mr. H. Hugh Taylor, Ex member for Parramatta. On Monday night last, Mr. H. Taylor the old-time member for Parra matta in the Legislative Assembly, was presented with a purse of sovereigns, in recognition of his past services, rendered, politically and municipally, on behalf of Parramatta. Among those present were Messrs. W. J. Ferris, J. J. Miller, F. A. Artlett, B. L. Dunn, Moody, Watkins, Drew, Walker, Garlick, A. Hayes, Carpenter, Love. Mr. James Dennis read the minutes of the last meeting of subscribers, and the general public. Mr. Ferris was voted to the chair. Mr. J. J. Miller made a report of the progress of the testimonial movement. Eighty-three guineas had, he said, been subscribed. A house to house canvass had not been made ; only those persons had been called upon for subscriptions who had notified their willingness to give. He considered the sum raised a grateful tribute to the appreciation felt by Parramatta of Mr. Taylor's services. The Chairman again r...
THE GIPSY'S. DAUGHTER. CHAPTER XIV,—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
i^THE GIPSY'S . . 1 ..DAUGHTER.] fjf CHAPTEB XIV,— (Continued.) I Bose thought he was ' a great fool to 'burn up his furniture, and if she had ' .; been his wife he should not have done - it.' The pictures interested her a little , more, only she loudly and boldly / inquired, if they painted the nude figures from realfolltt, and spent some mumtes in discussing whether the , Qoeen Begent, Marie de Medicis' style of beauty -were more attractive than her own. Indeed, in all the pictures her . first thought seemed to be, whether she ? or the picture would be deemed more - beautiful. Her summing up of the ? gallery was ' that it was worth while to 1 be a queen/ and she was discontented . all the way to the Pere La C liaise, . beoause she had not been born or lifted up to that exalted condition. She disliked the famous cemetery very much. Had no idea about Abelard and other historical personages there meino . rialized, and besought Victor to go to a restaurant to dinner, instead of return...
Hudson's Benefit Concert. ALBEBT HALL, GRANVILLE. A BIG SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Hudson's Benefit Concert ALBEBT HALL, GRANVILLE. A BIG SUCCESS. The entertainment in the Albert Hall, Granville, on Monday evening, organised for the benefit of Mr, Atherton, one of the workmen at Messrs. Hudson Bros., was a pro nounced sucoess. The hall was crowded to' the doors, and numbers of late comers stood throughout the whole concert. Mr. T. Irons (manager of the 'works) ocoupied the position of chair man, and at the outset, briefly stated the object sought to be attained by that effort. A very lengthy programme fol lowed. The printed copies distributed were somewhat departed from. The various items given were, however, as a rule very creditably rendered. The *' co mi os ' and dance numbers were re ? demanded' In nearly every instanoe. A nicely-played overture by Mrs. Cuth hert who aoted as accompanist through ... out was the opening number. Then followed ' Little Alabama Coon ' (nigger song . in character) by Master Ham - mond ; song, ' Plymouth Sound ' by Mr. Dawes ; a neg...
GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE. Borough Council. STRAYING ANIMALS. BOROUGH STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE. Borough Council. STRAYING ANIMALS. BOROUGH STATISTICS. ? The general meeting of the Borough Council . of Granville washeldon Wednesday. Present : ' The fall Council, with the exception of Alder men Palmer and Fianeg&n. Rkfo&ts. . The inspector reported on condition of Ball way-street. — Received, and referred to the Works Committee. The Borough auditors (Messrs. Oarrick and GUI) presented their report, certifying to the correctness of all accounts, and spoke in high terms of the satisfactory manner Ln which the Council Clerk's books had been found. ' The abetraot of receipts and disbursements from February to Aturnst. 1805. was laid on the table. It showed- Balances on February . 6, £186 9s 4d ; endowment, £648 10s 2d ; rates, £1162 8s 10d ; lighting, £272 18e 4d ; miscel laneous, £886 lis 5d. Disbursements— Salaries, £SB410s; improvements, £219 14s 8d ; interest, £478 10s ; labour, £818 0s Id ; nuis ances prevention, £177 Os 7d ; lig...
SALVATION ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
SALVATION ARMY. The Salvation Army conducted a special three days' campaign in Parramatta on Satur day, Sunday, and Monday last. Major and Mrs. Glover, assisted by Adj. Bolton and other prominent metropolitan officers, conducted the various - meetings whioh were well attended. Major Glover deUvarad three additiHes.PD Sunday. On Monday, a convention, dealing with the 8ubieot oi 'a dean heart,' was held in the Congregational Church, kindly ient for the oocasion. The Army's musical messengers (including Major and Mrs. Veal) rendered a song servioe in the evening, entitled, ' The Waifs ot the Golden City.' There was an eAeUent attendanoe of soldiers and sympathisers with tbe army. The service was impressive and enjoyable. We received on Friday a letter (too long for publication in this issue), from one of the Brooks' family— lately reported to have been ; subjected to stone-throwing annoyance, at Boundary St., Parramatta. The writer says tbe evil continues ; and is to be put down to be ...
UNIVERSITY LECTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
UNIVERSITY LECTURES. Mr J. W. Hill. . writes (with a little modesty under the circumstances) Sir, In your re port of the above, last week, credit is practi cally given me tor the success attending them. This u oertainly not my dee, sinoe 40 out of the 50 students have been secured through tbe untiring efforts ot Mrs. Williamson and the ladies associated with her. But for these ladies the lectures would not have been given ; and I therefore trust you will permit me to say so mooh.' . .
THE REV. E. S. WILKINSON'S PARISH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
THE REV. E, S. WILKINSON'S PARISH. Archdeacon Gunther (of Parramatta) pre sided at the annual gathering in connection with St. Thomas' Church of England, Enfield. The incumbent reported that £150 had been spent on tbe church premises, and there was now a small debit balance on the church im provement account. The chairman delivered an interesting address on the history and teachings of the Church of England.
0RANGES FROM MILDURA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
ORANGE8 FROM MILDURA, The Department of Agriculture has received some oranges which were exhibited at the reoent citrus fair in Melbourne. They were grown at Mildura, and are admirable examples of what may be done by means of irrigation in dry country. Tbey consist oi Washington navels, egg-shaped St. Michaels, and - paper rind St. Michaels.
PUBLIC SCHOOL CADETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
PUBLIC SCHOOL CADETS. The cadets at tbe various district schools (especially Parramatta) an in vigorous pre paration lor the shaxn-fight, which ii to form, a feature in the forthcoming event on the Association Ground, Sydney, in September. During the week practioes have been held in the Fork, the caaets roarrMng to and from Jzeaded by the school band. On Thursday the district cadeta took past inoa sJl-doy parade at Manly. Some dlO of all iinkiwer^present; Parramatta Booth . contributing fif, under Captain I)rtunznond ; and cPaxramatia North about BO, under Captain dhnroh. Other local ?ohools wen also represented.
GOOD TEMPLARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
GOOD TEMPLARY. Tbe Evening Star Lodge, X.O.G.T., met as | usual on Monday evening, the C.T., Bro. Funnell, presiding. At the invitation of the lodge the offioers and members of the Happy Thought Lodge attended officially. The usual request being made these xnembero took up tbe several positions in the lodge. Bro. Benuetit D.C.T., was also among the official brethren. Sisters Davis and Perry (Manly) visited the lodge also. Addresses were delivered by Bros. Hatf, Bennett, and Sister Davis — the latter dealing at length with the sacred duty of Good Templars towards tbeir fellow-mac.— At the last meeting of Happy Thought lodge, there were quite sixty members and friends present, inoloding Bro. G. D. Clark, G.C.T., Bister Clark, Sister Penkhurst JLachUn Rivar) ! Sister A Goodin (Supt.), and Bro. Q. Uennett, D.C.T. The opening ceremony was performed by Bro. Hall, C-T., after whioh Bro. Clark took the chair. Candidates were initiated, after whioh thirty offioers and members of the Havelock...
THE LATE MR. T. HOLLIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
THE IiATE MR. T. HOLLIER. The late Mr. Thomas Hollier, who died at his residence, Church-street, ParramatfA south, on Sunday last, aged 80, was another of our old colonists. A native of Oxfordshire, Eng land, became to NewSoutih Wales early in the forties, bringing his young wife (now a widow ! in her 8Ut year) and several children with him, the eldest now being Alderman G. Hollier. The colony was in one of its periods of ' de pression ' when Mr. Hollier arrived, and some of his early years here included a good share of hard work and straggle. Settlingdown to farming, which he had followed in the old land, he acquired, and for very many years worked a freehold farm, which now forms part of the Bite of the Prospeot Dam. Later, Mr. Hollier came to reside in Parramatta, where he quietly passed the last dozen years or so. Some time ago he almost lost the use of his feet, but otherwise, up to a few months bock, had very good health. A somewhat severe stroke of paralysis then weakened him...
SYDNEY HUNT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
SYDNEY HUNT CLUB. On Stffkxday last the hounds met at Parra matta. The attendance of members was not very large, but the weather was very suitable for hunting, as the air was nice and fresh, and the scent lay well. Among the huntsmen were — Mr. M. Ford (acting master), on Briga low ; Colonel H. P., Airey, on Blue Peter ; Major Bridges, on fiddler; Captain Le Massu tier, on a brown ; Lieutenant Taylor, on Wolf; Lieutenant Christian, on a bay cob ; Messrs. Madden, on Charcoal ; W. Fullagar, on La Belle; Arthur Fnllagar, on Chieftain ; R.Mor ton, on Primo; Mrs. Harkas on a chestnut;. L. Harrison, on a bay ; P. Gordon on Pardon ; H. Vigors, oh Ringleader; Hanslow (huntsman)' on Obadiah : ana B. Harrison (hon. whip), on Mabel ; while Mr. Brunton, Mrs. and the Misses Fuilagar, and others were present at the meet. The drag was laid by Messrs. M. Ford and A. W. Fullagar, from near Westmead to Prospect, crossing the Western Road near Fullagar's and the treble, then crossing the Smithfield an...
PENNY READINGS, HOLROYD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
PENNY READINGS, HOLROYD. The fourth of the above was given on Wednesday. The attendance was good. The Rev. J. Macarthur presided ; and Mrs. Wood ward had of oourse, the major part of the responsibility on her shoulders. The follow ng ladies and gentlemen took port: — Misses Edie Faber, M. Kramer, Ethel Hartigan, A. PurkifiF, A. Finlayson, A. Anderson, E. Salt ; Messrs. Warrtn, Layman, E. Collins, E. McMonigal, L. Anderson, and Teddie Miller. Mi^s Wood ward'(with*ber violin), the chairman, and the choir also contribated valuable items.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
imriiiaiianiiiiaiianiaisniaisBisiiiiiiansiiianaiiaiginEnEiiEniaEnEiiEnaingiiiananaitanisiiiifiafiaiiBriananafiai I M IT WONT TAKE YOU A MOMENT iKgte ; | I TO READ THIS ! g rjg] 1 | AVE you ever fned E* J» PERRY for provisions? If not, do so at once. He keeps [5| jy XX everything you can mention in the provision line, oooked or uncooked, winter or summer, its * 1= IhJ all the same. If you can't call or send, WRITE A NOTE— it will have the same attention. |@] I BUTTER, for instance, is one of his special lines. Quality and Price cannot be J-eat. Send for a IE] sample pound of his Creamery Butter, or send word to the shop for the cart to call. BACON — He a=J keeps the very best Hand-cured from 4d lb. PORK, Fresh and Pickled Dairy fed. This year be is ' (Hj| ; getting in from Mr. Bennett's Farm, Castle Hill, SUCKING PIGS to order. POULTRY of every w jra description. Fowls, dressed, from 3/- pair. We also dress your own poultry, sent for and delivered all ready for the table at a i=J sma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
The Old Australian Grocery Hotjbe, |H W. GATES, GEORGE STREET (Neab Church Street), ;.|1 [Established in 1863 ], ? l| Continues to Supply the Very Best Values in Choice T0A8, FRESH BOASTED COFFEES, and General Groceries. 9 With regard to TEA, a proper knowledge of Tea Values and Tea Blending* cannot be gained in the short time may be supposed from the number of , Dabblers in that particular article who have recently sprung into existence. ! Having had OVEB A QUABTER OF A CENTUBY'S PRACTICE IN ' TEA BLENDING, I venture to ask A TBIAL of my various BlenlB and other TEAS at prices within the reach of all at from -/9, 1/-, and upwards. Some of the leading Brands of PACKET TEAS are kept in Stock. j ? Fresh-made BUTTEB from the very best Creameries received daily. . : tj1 MAIZE, BBAN, POLLABD, OATS, CHAFF, WHEAT, HAY, STBAW : ' and best Brands of KEBOSENE at LOWEST PBICES. - IS* Customers Waited on for Orders Weekly. W alter : Ga-tes9 —GROCER,— ys. ' G-EORG-E ST., PARR AM A.TTA. / AUSTRAL...