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Whose Sheep? INSPECTOR'S HORSE WRONG COLOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
Whose Sheep ? INSPECTOR'S HORSE WRONG COLOR. H. W. Watson and - others, wrote to Holroyd Council on Tuesday night complaining that 360 sheep were de pasturing in the streets of Westmead, around their properties, not only do ing damage to the footpaths, but also to their gefrdens. They asked that steps be taken to abate the nui sance. Aid. Maunder said the sheep were owned by a policeman's wife. It was a disgraceful state of affairs to allow them to 6tray around. Aid. Jones and Brett moved that steps be taken to have the sheep re moved, by referring the matter to the stock inspector. Aid. Duke said the policeman's wife had a deaughter who shep herded the sheep for an uncle who lived elsewhere. They did not be long to t he policemans' wife. The inspector had a white horse that could be seen for miles approaching. He should change the color.
FAIRFIELD QUICK WORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
FAIRFIELD QUICK WORK. . On February 3rd. a man named Francis Henry Green (28) attempt ed to "break and enter" the shop of Mr. George Markham at Fairfield Park, He had filed the lock almost in two, when he was disturbed, and made off. At 7 p.m. Mr. Markham called at the Fairfield Police station with the information, and Constable Little went to the scene of the incident He was given a description of the man, and proceeding to Canley Vale road, accosted a man, and arrested him. Early last week Green was com mitted for trial, which took place at Parramatta on Friday. He pleaded guilty. At the Fairfield police sta tion; when chargcd, he admitted that he had first served a three-years' term of gaol at Melbourne for a sim ilar offence. Two files, a punch and a knife were found on his person. At Parramatta he was sentenced to nine months, with had labor. "SCHOOL TRAINS" Some steps should be taken to pro vide more school children's trains, morning and afternoon. At present many of the child...
GRANVILLE MUSICAL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
GRANVILLE ? MUSICAL GATHERING. The members of the Happy Mom enta Lodge, (M.U.I.O.O.P.) Gran ville held a social and musical even ing in the Town IUU on Monday night. Visiting brethren were pres ent from Guildford, Merrylands, Auburn, Parramatta and other lodges. Mr. St. Allan, of Granville, was the chief source of entertainment hiB conjuring tricks toeing very clevev and amusing. The lady members supplied refreshments. BABY KILLED BY TRUNK LID Marie Rose, aged two years and four months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grecnhalgh, of Harold-st., Granville, met death in a very simple manner on Monday. The little girl, who has just be g.«n to walk, went into the front bedroom, and was looking into an open tin trunk, when the lid fell, striking her on the back of the neck. She had been missing only a few moments when her mother discov ered her, apparently dead. A doct or was summoned, and found that death had occurred through asphyxi ation. There was "a bruise across the child's neck, where th...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
IN MEMORIAM. CRAWFORD-Xn loving memory of my dear husband and our dear father, who passed away on Feb* ruary 20, 1928. In our hearts your memory lingers, : Sweet and tender, fond and true There is not a day that passes, dad, That we do not think of you. Inserted by his loving wife and children. IN MEMORIAM. . IRELAND-In loving memory of our late husband and father Thoomas Ireland, who departed This life, on February 18, 1928, At Bridge Road, Cabramatta. "Rest in Peace."
GUILDFORD. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
GUILDFORD. CRICKET. Westmead secured a victory over Guildford on Saturday. The scores were: Guildford, 1st innings 48; 2nd innings 80. Westmead, 1st innings 3 wickets for 134. EUCHRE PARTY. V euchre party held in the Elite H&ll on Tuesday night, in support o« Mi'-s May Tholburn's cand". lutui'2 In the popular girl competition, WAS well attended. PERSONAL. Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Smith, of Junec and late of Guildford, ate at present enjoying a holiday at Guild ford. The Protestant Alliance Friendly Society, Guildford branch, held a successful social in the Masonic Hall on Monday night. "PAY YOUR OWN COSTS" Two residents o£ Guildford were parties in a court case at Parramat ta last week. Mrs. Elizabeth Bush proceeded against Sid Terry on a charge of assault. Mrs. Bush told the court that Terry came to her home on February 2nd, and wanted to fight her "big" son. But the light didn't come off. Instead, the 11-year old son-the little one-came and threw a dipper of water over Terry. Te...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
MONSTER EUCHRE PARTY. Will beh«M in CRESCENT THEATRE, FAIRFIELD. Monday, fteary 25 Udiu Prim. 1st-Seagraas Chair, 2nd-Seagrass Chair. 3rd-PrimuB Stove. 4 th-Sunshade 5|3f-JtariiMWe Set 6th-Fair Silk Stockings " H'?' * Cents' Prim, lBt-SeagraBS Chair. 2nd-Seaprass Chair. 3rd-Pure Silk Shirt. 4.-Smoker's Outfit. StJi.i_pocket Wallet. 6th-Ram\ DON'T FORGET THIS DATE Point Score Competition. JD. CHRISTENSEN, Proprietor. J. E. GRADY, Organiser. KNIGHT'S NOVELTY STORES NEXT COLECHIN'S BOOT STORE. THE CRESCENT, FAIRFIELD Stationery, Toys and Fancy Goods at Bedrock Prices. THIS WEEKS SPECIAL: A GOOD LINE OF FANCY CHINA AT REASONABLE PRICES. GIVE US A TRIAL. You will Call Again TO-NIGHT ;- SAT, FEBRUARY 23. at 8 o'clock St. John's Park Musical Society . will present. Princess Chrysanthemum At St. John's Park School of Arts COME AND SEE YOUR SOCIAL ARTISTS IN ONE OF THEIR ,/ GREATEST SUCCESSES SPECIAL COSTUMES, SCENERY AND DANCING WILL BE A FEA TURE OF THE SHOW. Admission 2/. Reserved seats 2...
VOLUNTARY GARBAGE SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
VOLUNTARY GARBAGE SYSTEM. There is considerable opposition to the proposal of Holroyd Council to make the garbage service optional after March 1st next. At Tuesday night's meeting: Guildford Chamber of Commerce wrote that the members consider that a voluntary garbage service is inad visable, as the opinion is held by them that, under the new scheme, many ratepayers will dispose of their rubbish by depositing it on vacant allotments. Merrylands Chamber of Commerce requested re-censideration of coun cil's decision to make the garbage system a voluntary one, the chamber being of the opinion that the decision is a step in a backward direction, which will lead ultimately to the service becoming unfinancial, and then to its discontinuance.
FAULTY WORK. Previous Council Criticised. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
FAULTY WORK. Previous Council Criticised. J. G. King again asked Holroyd Council on Tuesday night to con tinue the storm water pipe running from Station-street through Lewis and Tyler's property to Lane-st., a3 every time it rains his property is flooded. Aid. Warnock said this trouble was caused by faulty work, and the Mayor pointed out that he consider ed the council liable. The counci 1 is endeavouring to obtain an easement that will over come the troubde. The matter is in the Mayor's hands.
METHODIST SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
METHODIST SERVICES. Rev. Ellis Thomas, who will con duct services in the Cabramatta and Sniithfield and Fairfield Methodist Church next Sunday morning, after noon and evening respectively, is the superintendent minister of the Queanbeyan-Canberra Methodist Circuit. Mr. Thomas is one of Che youngest generation of Methodist Ministers in the N. S. Wales Confer ence and is an able preacher. In the service at Fairfield he will be assist ed by the full choir under the cap able conductorship of Mr. J. Davis.
PITT STREET, MERRYLANDS [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
PITT STREET, MERRYLANDS At Tuesday night's meeting of the Holroyd Council a letter was read from Mcrrylands Chamber of Com merce, drawing council's attention to the deplorable state of Pitt-st. It was full of pot-holes, and danger ous to drive along in the dark.' It was stated that the previous council voted funds for the work. Aid. Shaw and Maunder moved moved that the worst portions be re paired at once, at a cost of £50. The motion was carried.
THE POULTRY YARD NEXT DOOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
THE POULTRY YARD NEXT DOOR. "Since my neighbour has started a poultry yard my life is intolerable. On the hot days, and particularly after rain, the smell is horrible, and the crowing of roosters prevents me and my family from getting propel' rest at night." For practically all such recurring complaints as this the Local Government Act has some special remedy. It is an offence at any time to keep poultry on premises under such conditions as to create a nuisance, or be dangerous or injur ious to health. The council may serve a notice on any person, who keeps poultry in any town Or village specifying a distance from any dwel ling-house within which poultry must not be kept. They may also require the poultry houses to be properly paved if such a course is necessary. Even if after taking all these steps the smell still continues the person keeping poultry may be -served with a notice to abate tho nuisance. The noise from the crowing roosters is cjuite a different matter. It has not the ...
IMPROMPTU RUBBISH TIP [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
IMPROMPTU RUBBISH TIP The vacant land in Harris and Barliara streets, Fairfield. is being used by sonic persons as a rubbish tip. The material deposited includes over-ripe vegetables, which give out an unpleasant odour and arc likely to cause sickness. There arc also heaps of tins, broken bottles, etc., which arc breeding places for mos quitoes. The offenders should be punished, if they can be caught.
GUILDFORD RECREATION GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
GUILDFORD RECREATION GROUND. At Granville Council meeting on Tuesday night the town clerk report ed that 011 and after March 1 next, the local committees appointed in ground and the Colquroun Park respect of the Guildford Recreation will, under the Local Government Act, cease to hold office. The pre sent committees arc as follow: Guildford Recreation Ground: S. B. Smith (presidnt), Dr. Hun), W. T. Swift, \V. ,T. Scurr, E. Rohan (secre tary). Oolquhoun Park.-J. Pol lock (president), K Thomson (treas urer), T. McFarlane (secretary), A. Aleock, J. Craig-.
FASHION FORECASTS PARISIAN DESIGNS CREATED FOR PARAMOUNT STARS. A Smart Surf Suit. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
FASHION FORECASTS PARISIAN DESIGNS CREATED FOR PARAMOUNT STARS. A Smart Surf Suit. The all prevailing polka dot is shown on the surf suit which Pura liiount's rod-head, Clara Bow, wears in her latest picture, "Three Week Ends." A'SMART SURF SUIT" AsfeatCwcdy by ClaraJBour c4 paramount SUvy The costume is a simple black silk cne-picce, with u skirt attached, and has graduating dots of white scatter ed on it. For contrast, Miss Bow has chosen a white rubber cap on which black dots are placed. The Travelling Ensemble. Very suitable for travelling on cool nights is the three piece kasha suit. Louise Brooks, who is now playing an important part in Para mount'? "The Canary Murder Case," wears a very smart example of the style. Miss Brooks has selected a smart summer weight kasha suit in gray, black and white mixture. The cont is three quarter length, showing the full back and rnglan sleeves, while the rovers are of cheek material. The one-piece frock shows a pleated skirt of t!ie check an...
£2000 RELIEF LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
£2000 RELIEF LOAN. Tlie Under Secretary, Local Go vernment Department, has informed Granville Council that the Govern ment has approved of an advance Of £2000 being made available to the council for expenditure on unem ployed relief works, repayable by in stalments spread over a period of 12 years, free of interest for the first i wo years, and thcTeafter at Treasury rate of 51 per ccnt.
CLAIM FOR DAMAGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 February 1929
CLAIM FOR DAMAGES. Alfred Webster Harris claimed the sum of £8/13 damages from Alfred \V. Walker, as a result of defend ant's sulky colliding with the plain tiff's motor cycle. The case was heard at Liverpool Court. Defendant turned to go into a side street, where the cycle hit one of his wheels, throwing the driver and a man riding behind, on to the roadway. It cost £7/10/6 to repair the cycle. A verdict for £7/0/6, for plain tiff was given; witnesses expenses £10/4, court costs 7/.