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The Castle Hill-Dural Railway League. PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
The Castle Hill-Dural Railway League. PUBLIC MEETING. On Tuesday evening a public meeting was held in tho C E. schoolroom, Castle Hill, in order to urge on the matter of the railway line from Dura! to Parramatta. The meeting was a representative one and no less than four members of Parliament were pre sent, all of whom spoke strongly in favour of the project, and were also in favour of the lino tapping the Great Western at or near Parramatta, con sidering that the relations between Parramatta and the district should not be broken off, such as would be the effect if tho lino tapped the Eosehill line, below Granville. The following gentlemen, amongst others, were pre sent : — Mr. G. T. Hunt, (Chairman t-£ the League), Messrs. H. Taylor, J. Nobbs, R. A. Ritchie, J. R. Linsley, Ms.P., G. T. Suttor, W. A. Erodie, J. Foster, J. Hunt, C. J. Moore, J. Purser, S. Moore, T. Williams, S. James, J. Kentwoll, G. Thorne, E. J. Black, F. Elder, E. Fuller, L. Banks, j S. Fagan, W. Fagan. Muir, Ham,...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
CRICKET. The following members of Albert are picked, to play to-day against Albion on Albion ground. Tnrkington, Gould, Cardiff, Thwaite, Crisp, M. Longhurst, Veitch, Sorlio, Ardill, McLaren,. Benn, 12 Pauloy. Members are requested to bo on the ground at 2.1o sharp.
Enterprising Tradesmen. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Enterprising Tradesmen. Curious efforts have occasionally been made by enterprising tradesmen to attract public attention to their wares. Not long ago a dozen girls attired in pretty blue drosses and attractive hats marched through the principal cities of the kingdom. They wero of prepos sessing appearance, and their facial charms wore enhanced by long, beauti ful tresses of hair that swept in profu sion over their shoulders. Thov wnlked along tho thoroughfares, smiling pleas antly at the. onlookers, and dropping tinted leaflets into their hands. Many of the spectators concluded that tho procession was theoiiteonioofa feminine wager, others believed it was under taken in the cause of charity, until the mysterious leaflets wero perused, when it was discovered that the owners of the flowing locks wore walking advertise ments of a luxuriant hair producer ! The ingenuity of Parisian tradesmen sometimes results in a new mode of ad vertising. Sandwich men have become so intolloiablo on th...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
FOOTBALL. Tho Granville Football Club, playing under the British Association rules, hold their annual meeting in tho Royal Hotel, Granville, on Wednesday, April 3rd, at 8 o'clock, to which all lovers of the game are invited. They in tend starting practico on Saturday, April 12th, on tho old ground, and as the season is fast ap proaching it is hoped the members will turn up and endeavour to retrieve their former posi tion as premier club playing under these rules..
Girls at Work. IN OTHER LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Girls at Work. IN OTHER LANDS. Tin-: theory that girls exist merely as lay figures to display fine drapery and look pretty is not entertained among half-civilized or savage tribes and nations. Tho eccentric notion still pre vails thoughout Asia, Africa, and in some parts of Europe and America, that they are born to labour. In Turkestan and on the Tartar steppes tho Kirgheso sultanas and there daughters, and princesses in whoso veins flows the blood of long linos of kings, still milk tho sheep, cows, and goats, and perform tho menial offices of tho household as the Sanscrit maidens did 6,000 years agoin the samelocalities. They (took, fake caro of tho younger children, make garments, euro tho skins of wild fowl with the feathers on for caps, spin cotton, weave cloth, and tan leather by moans of sour milk. In this delectable region tho mother wears rich nttire, while tho daughter goes in humblo woods like Cinderella. If there is a piano, the mother plays on it in tho front room of the...
Volunteer Items. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Volunteer Items. Liontonimt G. A. Mills, tho popular Quarter master, No. 3 Regiment, V.A., was accorded a send oft on Wednesday evening, by tho officers and men of the E. Company, 1st Regi ment. Captain Ferris proposed tho health of Mr. Mills in most felieitious terms and, on be half of all present expressed a hope that Mr. Mills would meet with tho success ho deserved in his now enterprise at Broken Hill. Mr. Mills tendered his thanks for good wishes of tho company. Tho proceedings were for a most 'cordial' nature throughout. Mr.. *'? Mills started for tho scene of his future labours on Thursday evening. Members of tho E. Company, 1st Regiment, are requested to meet in the Parramatta Park at -1 o'clock this afternoon. Drill order.
IN PARRAMATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
IN PARRAMATTA. Wk should like to add a tribute to tho ' girl at work' in Parramnlta. This girl can beat the ' girls at work in other lbuds.' Slio is a ram avis. On working days, she is so good and kind to her mother. She is such a, nice girl ! While her mother is bending over tho tub and rubbing the flesh off hoi1 bones to cleanse the family linen, tho girl, so kind and thoughtful, reads to her out of the A.mius. Slie is such a dear girl! If she has anything she cannot eat, ;:r anything she cannot wear, she passes it on to her mother. So generous \ When Adolphus calls. ' 51a ' is stowed away amongst I ho saucepans, so as to leave a fair field in iho drawing-room, but sometimes she is allowed to come, up to got supper ready. So considerate ! In the afternoon sho goes out to see that everything is allright downtown, while her mother calmly and peacefully stitches away sit the hose of the dear girl. X.1:, you cannot boat the Parra matta girl.
HAWKESBURY FISHERIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
HAWKESBUJRY FISHERIES. Sir, — With regard to tho question of tho closing against net fishing of cer tain portions of the Hawkosbury River brought by you under tho notice of tho Government in the Legislative Assembly ontho 14th November lust, I am directed bv tho Uolomal Secretary to mtorm you that the Fisheries Commission report after carofully considering the matter they are unable to recommend any variation of the existing closures. — I have, etc., Guitciiet Walker, Prin. Under Secretary. Fhaxk Faunell Esq.,. M.P. ___________
Parramatta Petty Sessions. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, R. Harper, C. W. Lloyd, and E. Pearce, J's P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Parramatta Petty Sessions W]-:i).\K.-u-Ay, M.Mien 27. (Before Messrs. II. Hvrnos, E. Harper, 0. W. Lloyd, nnd 'E. Poarce, .Ts.P.) ?Tamos \\ ilson, charged with stealing si buggy rug from ?) :luk-s Walls, valued at 2.5s. Constable TSeuttie, stationed at Prospect, deposed' to finding the riif? in prisoner's hut, under his head. When charged with tho offence, he said .' I do not know anything about it; 1 was drunk.' Prisoner pleaded guilty and elected to ho dealt willi summarily. He was sent to Parramutia gaol for ono month hard labour. George Wickham v. Miss Do Mourisse. This was si. case in which iho District Registrar proceeded against the Matron of tho I'arramatta. District Hospital for neglecting to register u death. Tho Matron being absent on leave, the summons was continued. David D Henderson v. C. Cain. Trespassing on enclosed hinds withou' consent of tho occupier. Tho hid pleaded guilty and stated that he was sent in by two other boys to take some fruit, lie was fined 20s and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
LETTERS AND rJ FLEGKAMS EECEIYE PBOMPT ATTENTION Undertakers,, STATE AND REFORM FUNERALS conducted in tho most respectable manner and at Moderate Charges. Lead, Cedar, and Stained Coffins at Shortest Notice. Wreaths, Crosses, and Shrouds. Memorial Cards a Sx^eciality- -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 Kitchen Safes, 10s Gd. 15s. Kitchen Tables, 8s (id. Chests of Drawers, from 30s. Drawing Room Suites, from £11 5s. Hardware, Hollowaro, Brushwaro, Baskotware, &c. Colonial Ovens, from 7s Gd. Long Handle Shovels, 2s Gd. Garden Barrows, lGs. Good American Axes, 4s 6d. Wire notting from lft. to Oft. — 2ft., 50 yds., 7s ; 3ft., 50yds., 10s Gd. Corrugated Iron Tanks — 200 300 400 500 GOO g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
THE AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE IS PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING AMD DELIVERED TO ALL PARTS op PARRAMATTA AND SURROUNDING DISTRICT. :~- 8. d. Subscription, per quarter, in advance 2 0 Do. booked .. ..2 3 Single copy ? 0 2 Temis of Advertising : 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 be prepaid, ex cept in the case of firms or persons having running accounts ?with us. Persons ordering advertisements on behalf of any club or society -will be held personally re sponsible for the payment of same. Advertisements must state upon the face of them the number of times they are to be in serted, otherwise they will be continued and charged for until countermanded. LITTLE & CO. September 24th, 1887. CHATFIELD & BROWKT, TICENSED SURVEYORS Specially licensed under the Real Property and Mii-ing Acts. Offices : 75,...
Parramattta School of Arts. Exhibition of School Children's Work, Conversazione, and Fancy Fair. Classes of Exhibitors. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Parramattta School of Arts. Exhibition of School Children's Work, Conver sazione, and Fancy Fair. Classes of Exhibitors. Section A. — Children from 9 to 10 years of age (inclusivo). B. „ „ iltol2 „ „ „ „ 0. „ „ 13 to 14 „ „ „ , D. ,, „ 15 to 16 „ „ „ „ E. „ „ 17to21_ „ „ F. — Special (non-competitive). Classification of Exhibits. Guour 1.— Writing, Ornamental Penmanship, Pencil Drawing, Mapping, &c. Gnour 2. — Plain and Fancy Needlework, of all kinds. Group 3. — Ornamental and Fancy Work, in Wool, Leather, Paper, &c. Group 4.— Articles of Food, and of Domestic Cookery, Preserves, Condiments, Cordials, &c. Guour o. — Mechanical and Architectural Drawing, Civil Engineering, &o. Gitour G. — Collections and Devices in Shells, Mosses, Dried Ferns ; Mammalia, Birds, Eeptiles, Insects, or any natural production. Gitour 7. — Plants grown by Exhibitors; Wardian Cases, &e. Group 8. — Essays, Original Compositions — Musical or otherwise. Group 9. — Artic...
Righted at Last. CHAPTER XXXVIII (continued). [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Righted at Last. CHAPTEE XXXVIII (continued). Tho master nodded : Mr Terry bowed and retired with tho xoortly gravity with which ho had entored. Mr.Hadleigh turned to Madgo. Tho butlor's story produced the effect do sired: she was convinced, for sho felt sure that no man who loved could speak so lightly — or speak at all — of the woman ho loved in a company of club bacchanalians. 'But why did you not toll this to Mr. Shield?' was her reproachful oxclama tion. ' Because ho would not listen to anjr thing I had to say. Prom tho time of tho niarringe until after tho death of Lauronco, we novor mot. Then ho camo to mo, mad with passion, and poured out a volley of abuse. I was patient bo couse ho washer brother; and silent be cause it was as hopeless to oxpoct aninn drunk with rago to bo reasonablo as ono drunk with alcohol. In his last words to mo ho accused mo of murder. Wo have never spoken together since — Do you think mo guilty?' 'I do not believo it,' she replied de cisively; ' nor ...
Fruitgrowers' Conference. FIRST DAY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Fruitgrowers' Conference. FIRST DAY— Wkokiwday, Maiuhi '_-7. Tin: .Fruit growers' Oonforonco, ar ranged under tho auspices of tho Fruit growers' Union of Now South AValos, was opened in tho Town Hall, Sydney, on AVodnosday last, tit noon, Tho President of tho Union, Hon. John Lnokoy, M.L.O., presided, and tho ro prosontntion of tho fruitgrowing inter ests of tho colony was as follows : — .imutgrow ors union, uoiuriu vjiuuuor land : Yioo-Prosidonts — Messrs. John Nobbs, M.L.A., E. II. Acres, J.P., 0. B. Cairnos ; Treasurer — Mr. .Tamos Tamsett ; Councillors — Messrs. G. Lovoll, W. Stimson, (I. Huiniuov, AV. Stionio, W. Cox, J. Franks, G. Uollior, C. Gambling, G. Franks, T. I'uckvvoll, T. B. Trivott, 0. AV. Mills, C. Gibbs, P. Hookloy, J. F. Unity, H. E. Bonnard, G. Stimson, F. II. G. .Rogers, J. Iiuko, J. Harrison, J. Cooks and I). Dale. City, suburban and country districts : Albury, John Wilkinson, J. I). Lun koster, G. Day ; Argylo, J. E. Ball, W. II. llolborrow ; Bowral, Thomas Co...
SECOND DAY. THURSDAY, MARCH 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
SECOND DAY. Thcksday, Mauci£ 28, On resuming the debato, Mr. AV. Stiemo (Fairfield), read a paper which stated : — It was not until the 22nd September, 1888, that tho Board, acting under tho roport of their inspector, visited tho mieeceu uisu-iot oi xoongauDio. .liio Board did not commence active opera tions until January, 1889, when tho grape crop was almost ripe. Remem bering the amount of mischief already done, remembering that every day added surely, if slowly, to that mischief, tho unaccountable delay noted can not bo too strongly and omphaticaly de nounced. And when at last work was commenced tho Board contented itself with experimenting, instead of vigor ously carrying out tho provisions of tho Act, which state that diseased vinos should be destroyed. Nothing of the kind was dono ; tho vines were simply tinkered with, and tho phylloxora was, and is still, permitted to seek 'fresh fields and pastures new.' AVhat took placo in Mr. Bohringer's orchard was this : Tho vines woro c...
Parramatta Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Parramatta Borough Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above Council was held on Wednesday evening. Present : His Worship the Mayor, Alderman F. Beames (in the chair). Aldermen Taylor, Drew, Dixon, Dolloiv, Tiernan and Booth. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. Tho Mayor reported receipt of apologies from Aldermen Brodie and Neale. On the motion of tho Mayor, the suspension of the standing orders was agreed to and the corporate seal was attached to the indenture of submission to guide the arbitrators in. the question at issue, Lavors v. the Council. The special Fencing Committee's report was received. The committee saw no reason to amend the decision previously arrived at, when they recommended the acceptance of Mr. J. Martin's tender. They deprecated any further delay in the matter, as it was essential, in view of tho early arrival of tho desiccating machinery, to havo tho work pushed on at once. The Lighting Committee's report, as under, was rece...
Sports and Games. CUMBERLAND ARGUS CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
Sports and Games. CUMBERLAND ARGUS CUP. H' rnsby v. Auburn. — This match was com menced on Saturday lust. Tho mnall progress made with tho giimo whs duo to tho Into hour nt which piny commenced mid tho curly hour nt which the 'stumps wore drawn, thut, too, against tho ruling of the Association's umpires. Scores : — Honisby 1st innings. AV. Duffy, c, b Barton ' .,10 O. Osborne, c, b Lambeth ..11 W. Hawkins, run out ... 0 O. Osborne.b Burton.. .. 2S A. Dully, run out .. ..0 II. Wild, 1) Miller .. ..IS U. Grngg, b Lambeth .. 2 ?\V. Foster, c, b Miller ., 0 V,. Osboriic, b Miller., ,. 8 T. Will, b Barton . . . . 0 15. Johnson, not out . . ? ? 1 Sundries ? . . . 1 Tnfjil .. .. ..107 Bowling averages, Auburn CO.— Barton, 81 balls, 3 wickets, -II runs: Miller, \VX balls. :i wickets, 3-1 runs : Lambeth, 78 balls, 2 wickets, 2-1 runs; W. Hayes, IS bulls, 0 wickets, 7 num. Auburn 1st innings. O. Hayes, e, b Wall .. ..20 Lambeth, b Hawkins.: .. 1 }V. Hayes, li.o.w. b Wall . . i 'Burton, not ou...
THIRD DAY—FRIDAY, MARCH 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
THIRD DAY— Fjuday, March 29. The Conference resumed at 10 a.m., tlie Hon. John Lackey in tho chair, when the debate on the case question was continued. Mr. II. Bonnard proposed, and Mr. J. Tamsett seconded, an amendment favouring' the adoption of sale of fruit by bushel case and registration brand. Messrs. Stcime, Gelding, Duffy, Cox, Lilley, Fuller, Moore, Lovoll, Shields, and Cocks took part in the discussion. The amendment merged into resolu tion, 'which was negatived, as under taking too much.
ARGUS CUP FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 30 March 1889
AltG-US CUP FIXTURES. Brush Farm v. Coates A..— The following are selected to represent Brush Farm in the Aiicun Cup competition, commencing to-day: — I tibble, Jordan, Farnoll, J. and G. Spurway, W. and A. Short, Cntt, F. Bpuvwny, Johnston, Gal lard, Sclhu-s and Cox. Meet on Coates' wiclat at 2.15 p.m. sharp.