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Callan Park Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Callan park BalL At the annual ball given by the nurses and attendants of the Callan Park Hospital(the most enjoyable social func tion yet held in connection with the institate)notwithstanding tne fact that the company was nmch larger than on previous occasions the committee were equal to all demands, and by their excellent arrangements enBured an un qualified Buocess. The company in cluded anumber of Parramatta residents.
"LADIES SOCIAL" RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
» LADIES SOCIAL M RETURN. On Thursday evening, at the Parramatta Masonic Hall, the gentlemen who were enter* tained lately at The Ladies Bocial returned the compliment paid to them on thatoooaslon, and gave their wives, sisters, cousins, fi&nofa, and so on, a ' Return.' The Masonic Hall looked at its best, the week's decorations having accu mulated, as may be judged, since there have been a succession o! dances at this popular rendezvous of late. Mr. W. Edwards supplied the music ; and Messrs. E. Gould and S. Scan dritt officiated as M's.C. The catering was ably attended to by Mrs. Hill. The floor was like wax ; indeed, to 60 glazed a condition had it been brought that every now and then in like figure dances one would hear the thud of someone's fall. Bat, nevertheless, all seemed to enjoy themselves to the full. From the gallery a number of interested townspeople looked down upon the animated bright scene be low. Some choice gowns were noticed when the ladies made their app...
CASTLE HILL TIMBER-CUTTERS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
CASTLE HHiL TIMBEB-CUTTERS At the Parramatta Court on Friday the polloe proceeded against Alfred Naylor, Thos. Curry, Chas. Castles, Robert Davis and Thos. Pinonam for cutting timber on Crown Lands, near Castle Hill, without license. Consider able timber-cutting bas been proceeding in the locality and many of the wood-getters had sup 8 lied themselves with licenses. In jastiee to sem, as well as to secure conformity with the Aot, tbe police instituted proceedings against imgular cotters. Fined 20s. and 4s. lOd. costs each.
THE LAST BIG "SCHOOL" FOOTBALL MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
THE LAST BIG ' SCHOOL ' FOOT BALL MATCH. On Wednesday tbe E.S.F.C. fifteen won tbe last of their big '95 matches, against ' New ington/' At 8.84 Newingtoo kicked off. Ebs- 1 worth returned down the line. Newington relieved by a free for off-side. Scrums at half- 1 way ; then Lichfield (N.C.) passed out well to J Cowlishaw, butnothingresulted. More scrums ; then Lichfield sent to Cowlishaw, who ran and i passed to Cunningham, who got away ; but Gee collared him beautifully. Newington still attacked, and Jeffreys got in a good run, Ebs worth missing him, but Fatter stopping him. Manchee took a mark, and Maiden returned his kick with a fine kick down tbe line. Then Cowlishaw dribbled hard over the line, Gee forcing just in time. Jeffreys again ran from Lichfield's pass, and a forward N.C. attack was stopped by some fine collaring bv Futter and Hudson. For a long time the play oon sisted of scrums near tne eastern line, and punts into touch. Then Body got away and passed to Cadden, who ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
THE powers that be, we are glad to notice, have acted on tbe suggestion of a writer to the Free Press ; and all horses now im pounded are tamed looso in Belmore Fark. This is as it should be. Spring is with as, and the young grass Is beginning to crop up ; bo that, even if the animals do not get rolling fat in the Pork, the; at least will pick op enough to keep the life In them, and this will be found to be of advantage to tbe animals, the park, the poundkeener, the Council, and tbe purchasers of the said animals on sale day. THINGS have come to such a pass in con nection with the Rookwood Council that the best friends of the ratepayers must feel strongly tempted to press home to the utmost the question as to whether the time has not arrived when the reign of tolly and disgrace which has made that unfortunate municipality and its affaire a laughing stock should end. Mayor Slee means well ; but theratepayers have spoken on more than one occasion in the constitutional manner provided ...
A KING'S SCHOOL ITEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
A KING'S SCHOOL ITEM. Mr. David Manghan, a native born and bred Australian, has just won high distinction at Oxford. He was facetted on July 1 one of the five first classes in the school ofjurisprudenoe in the university of Oxford) He wag equal first out ot-seventy candidates wlu- passed. In. 1898 Mr. ManghanSron a aeoond olass in tna- thematioal moctaration. He has been a resl dent of BaOiol College, and has enjoyed one of Forrest exhibitions irotn fee gdwol Tarfanifttta; where to was for some ymrea-pqpUfcefore going to Oxford* He i« the eldest eofl of Mr. J. Manghan of tbe Hew Sooth W*1^8 Bank, Sidney, j . ' -
ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
ACCIDENTS. , On Monday two young merf were admitted into the Parramatta District Hospital suffering from broken bones. Joseph Pye, 17, living at Rocky Hall, fell from a merry-go-round and fractured one forearm. John Feehely, yean a labourer, residing &t Hoxton Park, was thrown out of a cart and sustained a fracture of one leg.
Visit to the Brush Farm Boy's Home. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Visit to the Brash Farm Boy's] Home. - On Friday evening the Congrega tional Orchestra and a few friends paid a visit to the above Home to give the boys an evening's entertainment. The hall(which is a very comfortable and convenient one)had been well arranged by -Mr. Dixon for the performers. The orchestra opened the programme with a selection which was weU received, after which Mrs. Gainford, who was in splendid voice, san£ ' Australia ' and secured an enthusiastic encore. Next came Mr. Leabeater with a cornet 'solo given in excellent style ; next Mr. Gainford sang several songs of his own composition, being recalled for each rendition. Then little Joe Hutchison gave a violin solo, the old but even new ' Blue Bells of Scotland with varia tions. with good effect. The orchestra next played a selection, after which Mrs. Gainford gave ' Tit for Tat ' for which she was again vociferously en cored. This lady then gave a violin solo, the latter part being pitzecatood very cleverly. Messrs...
Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Cricket Club. At a meeting of the Dundas C. 0. which was held at Mr. W. Spurway, s on Monday evening last, nine new mem bers were proposed. It was also decided to run a B team this season and to compete with the Byde association's second grade. Arrangements were also made for laying down the ne' wicket in Dundas Park, which work will be carried out this week.
DUNDAS. Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
DUNDAS. Municipal Council. The regular meeting of the Dundas Counoil was held on 21st instant. Present : The Mayor (Mr. F. C. Cox), Aldermen Midsob, Spurway, Franks, Rhodes, and Johnston. Repobts. A report from the Finance Committee dealt with acoounts paid (£53 5s 8d) and unpaid (£21 10s 4d) ; of the former the largest , item was £29 10s 9d, repairs to Quarry-road ; and of the latter, wages, £11 14s 6d. The Overseer's report referred to works carried oat and in nrosress : and works to be commenced — those at Carlingford ? road, Chesterfield and Railway streets, Adderton road, and Pennant Hills-road. The committee endorsed the Idea of cutting-down the southern end of Betting ton's lane, and that of tmtring for shale (for road-making purposes) — that now lying near Carlingford station. . Correspondence.' Correspondence inoluded letters, as follows : From JohnNobbs, stating that documents in the matter o! ' Heydon v, Munioipal Coun cil of Dundas.' were ready. From the Paymaster, Works...
BAULKHAM HILLS. Band of Hope. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
BAULKHAM HILLS. . 4--%: ; . Band of Hope. OCB OORBSSPONPENT.] 1 ?and of Hope— which I day be a power for good S) beginning to feel their ^Friday night lost they, d evening's amusement' f by ?; holding .« concpt, . gjS large- number tamed Hutdve Methodist Churoh email to hold them all. 5jeiding lights (among i -s^antioiiiad the Mimas Worrall) had '-.the afternoon Artistic latter expressed the pleasure he felt in paying visit to companions in the caused ' Louie Moxhain reoited, ' A dying girl to her father,' which .was followed by a dialogue in whioh Ruby Davies, Mena Lewis, Tom Lewis, James Osborne, and Freddie Lewis took part, and which provoked no little laughter. MisB Delaney sang, ' A farmer's boy.' Two little mites from Parramatta next rave a dialogue, whioh was followed by a recitation by Miss V. T&msett, en titled ' Tho market basket.' Millie and Ada Flicker sang together, ' Dolly and I,' Mid Mr. T. Smith rendered 'The British Lion.' Ivy McCarty recited ' Lord Ullin'e ...
Collision. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Collision. On Saturday night, a collision ocourred on the Windsor Road, near Ashby's slaughter-house — Mr. James's coach, which was coming from Kelly ville to Parramatta, being rather badly injured. The front of the coach was damaged to the extent of ahout £5. Beyond this, however, no great harm was done, and tbe Misses James, the only occupants, who were throwu off by the collision, were practi cally unhurt.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
^3* THIS DAY (SATURDAY) 24th AUGUST, 1895.^j ^ /// SIX EVENTS. 184 ENTRIES. /A/* I First Race Starts at 2 p.m. Last Baoe starts at 4.40 pay Special Trams from Parramatta direct to the Course at Convenient Intervals. P. O'MABA, 20, Barrack-street, Sydney. Secretary. r\ b6e^ajl SERVANT WANTED at dJL U fib s. M. MAHONY, Harris Park, / LOS^^Between May's. Hill an-L Mtb. //uKagars, on lSthyffist., OV^^mAT Finftp^lewarded. J.lTiEXMAMp^yfetk fortf' Parramatta. / / ' Money to lend on au oifem of security^'P. H. BQBILLl&ISD, Conveyancer, Parramatta. ONEY TO LEND.— From £25 to £1000 oa Approved Security, at reasonab]e/n teres*//#, tsr GEO. E. H. BLACK,// j Chnrch-st., ParramytaL OTICE.— Impounded, at Parramatt/ from ' the Meatworks, one black hone, branded like U neay&hoolder, no shoes on ; aoout 5 or 6 years \f abont 15 hands. Also. fcpm the sireev oioJh&n horse, branded Upe j£ X near sho^Jdpr/iike W (slanting) ofi e]3ajKl^, shod, aged J also, from A. Shield's orchard...
Select Poetry. THE SICK STOCK-RIDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
4% Select Poetry. j ? THE SICK STOOK-RIDER. ' ^-?2614 hard, Ned \ Lilt mo dov?n once more! and ipe.in the shade, i * jOld mka.youVe bafl your work out oat to * guide Both horses, and to hold me in the saddle * when I stayed, . All through the hot, slow, sleepy, silent rido. . The dawn at ' Moorabwda ' was a mist rack doll and dense, .The son-rise was a sullen, sluggish lamp; * ' --Iwas dosing in the gateway at Arbuthnot's bound'ry fence, i was dreaming on we ljimesione came We crossed the creek nt Carricksford, and sharply tliroogh tho haz-j, . And suddenly ihs nun shot flaming forth ; To southward lay ' KalAwa,' with the sand peaks all ablaze. And the flushed fields of Glen Lomond lay to north. Now westward winds the bridle-path that leads ' to Lindisfarm, And yonder looms the doable-heAded Bluff ; From the far side of the first hill, when the skies are clear and calm. You can see Sylvester's woolshed fair enough. Five miles we used to call it from our home stead to the place Where...
Harmonic Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 24 August 1895
Harmonic Society. The first weekly meeting of the Dun das Harmonic Society of which Mr. E. Thornton was the promoter, was held at his house on Tuesday evening last, when the following officers were elected ; conductor, Mr. E. Thornton ; chairman, Mr. T. Smith, Mayor of Bydalmere ; secretary, Mr. T. Muir ; treasurer, Miss B. Neil. Practice has been fairly start ed, and we sincerely hope that this movement will prosper.