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The Labor Party and Free Lending Libraries. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
The Labor Party and Free Lending Libraries. The deputation from the Sydney I district Assembly of tbe Political Labor League waited upon the Minister for Public Instruction at his offioe on 22nd inst., interms of the motion of the Granville Delegate (Mr. J. Williamson), — t? ? t — t.;i ? : — mi ? were present Mr. Griffith, M.P. secretary to the Labour Party in Parliament, Mr. P. Moses, Secretary District Assem bly (Sydney) Mr. J. Beilly, President, Aid. Webster, Petersham ; Mr. Will iamson, and others. After formally introducing them, Mr. Griffith called upon Mr. William son to lay the request of the deputation before the Minister. The Granville Delegate then read over the 141-142 seotions of the Munici palities Act of 1867, and said that under this act moBt of the municipal councils in the colony were in possession of verv hi?h class libraries, but owing to no power being given to lend the books, the public had received little or no benefit from the Government's generous intentions...
Lecture by Father Curran. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Lecture by Father Curran. On Wednesday evening, at the School of Arts, Granville, the Kev. J. M. Curran, F.G.S., delivered his lecture (under the auspices of the Granville branch of the Technical College) on Ancient Australia. In the room were the Revs. D. E. vans-Jones and Jtt. Jackson, Aldermen Bowden, Finnegan, Lane, Mrs. O'Byrne, Mrs. Brearly, Mr. Maguire, ex-Mayor Unwin, Misses Inglis (Parramatta), Sir. W. Wilkins, and many other well known residents of our district. Mr. Swann occupied the chair. Be fore the lecture was commenced the ohairman made reference to tbe Tech nical classes conducted at Granville, and which, he mentioned, were not supported just now as enthusiastically as he considered they ought to be. After referring to the students under the tuition of Mr. J. B. Brown, the chairman dealt with the good work done in the agricultural class, and touched also on the shorthand, dress making and chemistry classes. The last-mentioned class bad been discon tinued owing to th...
Independent Church. CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Independent Church. CELEBRATION. The fourth anniversary of tbe Inde pendent Church, Granville, waa celebrated on Sunday and Tuesday evening last. On the former day, special services were held, sermons appropriate to the I wuuiuu ueuig pieovuou iu tuu muruiug by Mr. G. W. Smailes, M.L.A. ; and in the evening by Mr. N. Melville (ex M.L.A., and Mayor of Ashfield). There was a large congregation at each ser vice, notwithstanding the unfavourable weather. The building was suitably decorated for the occasion, by various friends in the congregation. On Tuesday evening, a tea meeting was held in the Albert Hall, which bad been made gay with boughs and bunting. The public meeting was commenced about S p.m., the hall being fairly well filled. The Kev. J. Furlong, pastor of the church, who presided, welcomed the members of the congregation, and the many friends of other denominations, who had met with them that night, and rendered assistance in that celebration. He alluded to the circumstances...
Potato Growing. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Potato Growing. Most people who grow potatoes would be very glad to harvest ten tons of marketable ware per acre, and anyone who could bring out a manure which would always assure such a orop would deserve weU of his country. The yield of potatoes, as of all other crops, does not depend upon manuring alone — soil and climate are powerful factors, and the latter of these is quite beyond our control. Your soil is suitable for potato growing, but unless a good quantity of rain falls during the growing months the yield will be light. With a light soil you require a moist climate, and with a heavy soil a dry climate. As to artificials, you might apply 6 cwt. to 8 cwt. of Gee's Fertilizer (with potash) per acre as soon as you like ; this manure will supply potash, in which your soil is deficient, and of which potatoes require a good supply. Tbe manure should be sown over the ridges before planting the sets, then split tbe ridges over the sets, as by this means you will keep the artificial...
Honey, Food, and Medicine. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Eoney, Food, and Medicine. Honey is not only a good medioine for many distempers that the human family is heir to, but it is a healthful food for children, especially that which the bees gather from the various mints DUUU UO 11UJ OUUUUll, The honey that is gathered from the ? various clovers furnish about the best medicinal properties. On several occasions its merits have been severely teeted in severe cases of cold, and with complete results. Patients with throat MjjfrHjajH ^greatly l&nefjted in 4 short pn»el Mid the relief is pprinaiient. A ptire honey can be depended on as a gpeclfio for colds and irritation of the throat.
Pruning Orange Trees in Italy. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Pruning Orange Trees in Italy. A Consul, writing from the orange districts of Italy, has the following to say regarding their system of pruning : . ;? The object; aimed at in pruning is to jwing ^he greatest surface of the tree i possible $0 the direot action of air and 'l'Hn fnnn io finDDi^Arul I^^^^to^keBp thijs fqrrii, shoots we fielighi andair in aifoqag the branohes ; - ft taOf^-nt^Bt Ve aiea,'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Good Land and Good Manure mean Good Crops and Good / i^ank Balances. So /use -H - - GEE'^- m CompleteTBstilizers & Natum Manures. ? THEY ARE THE BEST. \ Supplied in 1 cwt. or 2 owt. bags, and fuR^value allowed on return of empty bags. Write lor Price, Pamphlet, &c., to The Sydney Meat Preserving Company Works'; Roobwood, '' « or Thorpe & Co., PaTamatta, Brokers to the Company. jfl Thorpe's Patent Dog Biscuits and Poultry Pood, to be had from Storekeepers. Try them ! 9 '*pUBLIC NOTICE. 'ehe business /, - '/£ L^e Jordan Sparks, UNDERTAKER, WILL BE CARRIED ON A.S FORMERLY '\ BY HIS WIDOW, UNDER EXPERI ENCED MANAGEMENT. Letters And Telegrams promptly attended to. Mrs. Jordan Sparks. , William Htrris,/ WHEELWRIGHT A BLACKS^™, Begs to inform his Customers that he has re moved to the premises lately oceupied by W. Bewick, - CHURCH STREET, PARRAMATTA ^ All work done Cheaply FOR CASH. Horses Shod, 4s per Set. ? Ga want supplied. /*^^^^£-Cali and Bee— ZOllGE THOR/TON F...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
IjtejDIEg YOO LIKE GOOD TEA I H/. . . THEN ©BINE THE . . :--^'4oPI) MI/L' B&1]D I* .; SOLD BY ALL STOREKEEPERS. v . ' A Quality ? Is. 3d. per lb. B Quali^S^-e Ceylon) ? Is. 6d. „ C Quality (Perfection of Tea) Is. 9d. „ Should you be uuablo to obtain this Tea from your Local Storekeeper, Send to us and -we will see you get it. J. A. BULL & CO., Ltd. 172 CL1KEACE STREET, SYDNEY. (WHOLESALE ONLY.)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Boots! Boots ii Boots 11 j THE CELEBRATED ' T Z ' BOOTS iX. & SHOES « roa EA.BE AND CQMFOBT. - #6. ' \nsm unequalled/ /? ? ' ? ? ONE TBIAXi WILL PROVE THE FACT. ca. . ? A LABGE ASSORTMENT at LOWEST £ .. PRICKS, of Children's, Ladies', and apeoiall; Gentlemen's Goods, ot Uie Best Continental Makers, always kept at H. B. BABRY'S, Opt. POST OFFICE, PABBAMATTA. B/ Wanted, '*'° *'et' O/hafwiikY, but DOME to lilsON'S /vptTtT.y BEMNANT SALE. No poll. TWH SAVfcj fcrownell, fearlv Bom. j£ d X KtiSSfjksi Potatoes, York He/Aed . E. BELLY, PMTtt^a. / fJy (JTESTMEAD ESTATE. //' AIjfOINING Parramatta Park, and diw e to Bailway Station. Further Beduction of 20 per cent. Lots, £12 to £15 each— £1 De posit, 5s per month; 6 per oent. interest. Torrens' Title. Beautiful Position. Plans and particulars from JNO. J. MILLER, Church Street, Parramatta. MONEY TO LEND on all classes of sacurity^^p, H. ROBJfrfclARD, j ? ConveyanctffTParramatta. MONEY TQ LEND.— From £25 to £1000 oo-ftpfifeved Security...
Slander. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Slander. The world is full of anomalies and paradoxes. One of the latest, in J Parramatta, is the slandering of one of 'l our foremost and most consistent oitzens j by those who can hardly come in a ij similar category. Sometimes these 1 latter get the ear of the press; and ! apparently some little evil is done. But j others have fortunately like opportuni- J ties ; and they possess an antidote for i every suoh poisoning of the publio mind. In the present oase, the shaft thrown is directed against Arohdeaoon Gunther, a man whose life is full of systematic work — done on oonstant, reasonable lines — on behalf of those amongst whom ' he lives ; and the shafts are thrown in - « some measure by those whose dissolute i habits make the work of such men as ] the devoted incumbent of St. Johns' j harder and more unsatisfactory generally ij than it would otherwise be. If an evil j exists in connection with the working 1 of the Parramatta Benevolent Society, j there is a legitimate way in whi...
OPEN COLUMN. How We Stupidly Treat Our Criminals. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
OPEN COLUMN. How We Stupidly Treat Oar Criminals. No one with any intelligence mistakes the fact, we think, that Mr. Abigail (lately released from Parramatta Gaol) has more than made plain his desire to be of service to his fellows, in bringing to ilgUb liUtt Btuyiu UUULDC IfclO in connection with the treatment of some of our so-called criminals. We mean no offence in referring thus in our opening lines to Mr Abigail's late experiences. He has braved an exposure of a painful Bore, in order to do a public right ; and we feel that in that sense alone, will our reference to his life under Mr. Barnett's control, be pardoned. Falso delicacy will not be allowed either by him, or by others, to stand in the way of the exposure, and cure, of a present evil. Had Mr. Abigail not suffered (in accordance with the law of his country), he would not be the authority he is now, on the subject he has introduced. Persons write to the papers giving what they profess to represent as the warders' views o...
A Local Law Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
A Local Law Case. In the Supreme Court on Monday the case, Jeanneret v Cook was heard. Mr. Loxton, instructed by Messrs. Jean neret and Backhouse, appeared for the plaintiff, Charles E. Jeanneret; and Air. itoian, instructed oy tne -jrown Solicitor, appeared for the defendant, Joseph Cook, Postmaster General, no minal defendant. The action was for the recovery of £91 18s 2d in connec tion with the construction of a telephone to Hunter's Hill, After the case had been gone into for some little time, his Honor suggested that the matter should be referred to arbitration. Coun sel consented to this course, and his Honor appointed Mr. Scholes as arbi trator, to report his finding to tbe Registrar, who would enter up the finding as the verdict of the Court. Mr. Scholes consented to act, and his Honour then discharged the jury. At the Penny Beadings entertain ment, Holroyd, tbe following ladies and gentlemen took part : Rev. J. Macartbur, Mrs. and Miss Woodward ; Messrs. Warren, Layman; Mis...
Temperance. GOOD TEMPLARY. CUMBEBLAND DISTRICT LODGE, No. 8. FINANCIAL STATEMENT AND BALLONE-SHEET [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Temperance. GOOD TEMPLABY. CUMBERLAND DISTRICT LODGE, No. 8. Financial Statement akd Balanox-Shebt. For the Year ending 80th Jane, 1695. Mission Fond. Inoome. To Balance, £9 19s 6d ; Collections, 4s 9d ; Remittances from Grand Lodge, £9 2s; Befand from Sale of Work Committee, £2 . . £21 6 S Expenditure. By Printing and Advertising, £4 12s Sd ; Postage, £2 2s 6d ; Salary and Expenses of Bro. Mercer, £6 is 3d; Expenses of unpaid too tnren, £1 Os 3d ; loan to S*le of Work Committee, £2 ; Bent, 6b ; Stationery, 4s Sd ; loan to General fond, £4 16s 3d ,* Cash in hand, le6d 1 ? £21 6 3 // / General Fund. // / / Income. To QSgree fees, £1 4b 6d ; donation, / 5b ; refund Guide, 5s ; sale of by laws, 2s ; loan from Mission Fond, £4 16s 8d ? £6 12 9 Expenditure. By Balance, £1 12s 6d ; rent, £1 18s 6d ; deficit on Guide, 17s ; print ing, £1 4s; postage, 5s 9d; painting sign, 15s . . ... £6 12 9 W. Gilpobd, Distriot Treasurer. We oertify to the correctness of the State ment and Balanoe-sheet. ...
Brief Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Brief Mention. The ladies of the Wesleyan Church, Dural were to hold a meeting on Thursday to arrange for the bazaar on the last Saturday in October. The wind, at Dural, blew down at * least 2000 oases of citrus fruit ; and v tore some of the trees to pieces. Mr. Wv Harris, the Parramatta smith, met with an injury a few days ago — a large pieoe of iron fell upon bis foot. Mrs. Hay, of Bulli, is spending a [ few days in Parramatta. 'to Mr. Alderman T. Dixon had occasion Anvinrr fha ntnnlr t-n ik. local police of the suspicious conduct of strangers near hiB produce store in Dixon-street. Mr. B. J. Anderson of Smithfield who, it will be remembered, had his left hand crushed in a machine some time ago left the Parramatta Hospital on Thursday. He only has the thumb saved to him and some fears are enter tained that even that may have to be amputated. We have been asked to state that tbe life of tbe late J. J. Martin was not in snred. Reports are current to the con trary effect. St. John's...
PROSPECT AND SHERWOOD. A Crossing. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
PEOSPECT AND SHERWOOD. A Crossing, I The inhabitants of Merrylands living on the Oough Town and Loftqs Pajk I side of the Bailway line have beeg aqoh inconvenienced by the closing of the level crossing between Menylands ai*d uuuaiora, oecause it was largely used ? - -'5®'' by the children attending South Gran- ? . ' - )]®-. ville School. Mr. James BoRffjtflr and , Mr. J. B. Brown got up % petition 'i s asking the Commissioners to. reopen ? ^ the crossing bo th$t thepuliifo, Ijqlj M more esipeoially the chUdrei), should hft - saved from traversing about a mile to . iZvhf get to school, Mr, Brown informs qs ? that he has this week reoeived a com-' - ' A munication to the effect that a wicket ^ ' | ^ gate will be plaoed there immediately 'tQ , t . enable foot pagseqgers to prow ot - 1 h * yore. ' v
FOOTBALL. NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
FOOTBALL. NOTE. Once more The Ring's School and Newing- 1 ton College have fought out their battle for 1 the Schools Premiership, and yet again has the old School triumphed. The hopes of the College were raised very high as, though the Premiers won easily on their first meeting this year, they had lost seven men since then — three left, and four injured or ill— whilst New ingtou team was practically the same. Futter and Manchee were the heroes of the day for the School, the former being everywhere, dribbling, kicking, and collaring in perfect style. Mnncliee'6 punts up the line in tbe second httlf really turned the tide in favour of the School. Mack, Docker, Cadden, Cox, Maughan, A. Dight, and H. Dight were tbe forwards, always on the bail. Bodv nfaved well, too. The backs did not get inany chances; but Jacques got in some useful runs. Ebaworth's kicking was invaluable. The new full-back in his first match was exoellent. Gunther did what he had to do well. Petersham Second met Granv...
Parramatta Police Court. MONDAY. AUGUST 26. (Before Mt. F. W. Edwards, P.M., and Mr. R. Harper, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
Parramatta Police Court. MONDAY, AUGUST 26 (Before Mr, F. W. Edwards, P.M., and Mr. R. Harper, J.P.) Henry Benn, on bail, was fined 10s (or 48 hours) for drunkenness. For using indecent language, be was fined 40s (or three weeks imprisonment). Thos. Cleary was fined 5s, for drunkenness ; alternative, ' the rising.' For using obscene language, defendant was nnea zus ior xi aaysj. Peter Taylor— who was introduced to the Bench as a man who had been ' burnt out ' on the previous day, and had, therefore, noth ing but tbe clothes in which he then stood upright (and those clothes were very few)— was before the Court ' for protection.' The police stated that the man seemed a trifle wrong;- indeed, he represented that be was not responsible for bis actions. Defendant was remanded for a week's medioal treatment. George Ivin was charged with making use ot obscene language in Good-street, Parra matta. He pleaded guilty; he added, 'I was excited — I don't know what I said.' Senior-Coostable Robe...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
CRICKET. In the programme of matches adopted for the Senior competition, tbe Central Cumberland ' Coonty ' team will be engaged as follows :— September 28, Central Cumberland, a bye. October 12, 19, 26 ; Glebe v. Central Camber land, at Wentworth Park ; November 2, 16, 28 : North Sydney v. Central Cumberland, at North Sydney; Norember B0, December 7, 21 * South Sydney v. Central Cumberland, at wuuiiu , «iwua,i y xi, ao, x eoru&ry i : ventral Cumberland v, Burwood, at Parramatta; Feb ruary 8, 15, 22 : University v. Central Cumberland, at Sydney Cricket Ground ; March' 7, 14, 21 : Central Cumberland v. East Sydney at Parramatta; March 28, April 11, 18: Waverley v. Central Cumberland, at Waverley : April 25, May % 9: Paddington v. Oentral Cumberland, at Parramatta. (That la, — If we have luok, we'll see our represent itive f rioketers to three matohes only in Parramatta). t
The Parramatta Benevolent Society. BUSYBODIES' CRITICISMS. AN INTERVIEW WITH THE PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 31 August 1895
The Parramatta Benevo lent Society. BU8YBODIES' CRITICISMS. AN INTERVIEW WITH THE PRESIDENT. A representative of the Free Press was favoured with an interview, this week, with Ven. Archdeacon Gunther, President of Parra matta Benevolent Society, on the subject of the operations of the Parramatta Benevolent Society, and especially as to itB financial position, which bas been latelv commented nn oy certain self-appointed critics in one or more sensation-loving journals. Our representative having stated his errand, Archdeacon Gunther said his attention had already been drawn to the matter. He under stood that the chief criticism related to the fact that the society had shown a considerable crcdit balance on the year's work. To this certain individuals had taken exception. Asked if he would be good enough to state the exact position, the ven. gentleman said : ' With regard to the carrying over of the balance of £85, if our critic had looked at the balance-sheet he would hAve seen that £...