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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
SLaste.. ° SPRING IS HERE AND WITH IT THE 1950 HOLROYD MUNICIPAL FOOTPATH and FRONT GARDEN COMPETITION Open to all Civic-Minded Residents. No Entry Fee. Many Valuable Prizes to be won. Donated by Council and others to help make this year an even greater success than last year. Entries close 1st October. Judging aplproximately 30th October. Improve your locality. Enter to-day. SW. CAMPBELL, P. A. ARNETT, Mayor. Town Clerk. I SPECIAL -i I I Fruit SALINE ; I ' I I I LEo 11 U SUALLY IQVOu 7R11. 9 I I 160%.tin I I I A. THOMPSON & SONS PTY. LTD. ~ SCHURCH STREET, PARRAMATTA (near Great Western Road) GEORGE STREET, PARRAMATTA (2 doors from Tattersal's Hotel), and Harris Park, Wentworthille, Merrylands. no wr~~~.a s~ mea~i me a me~8 us oneB ~a Bsawn menl one a men~8 asll I Cmprhe e us" Lre c a ueees raess Gide CoMprehenSive: Directory of.Shopkeepers, Trades Pr'ofessions, etc., Architect B. D. McDONALD, Architect, Post Office Chdmbers, 224 Church St. (opp. P.O.), "PrramattO. 'Phone U...
From Paddock to Punter [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
From Paddock to untter (By Harry Quigley.) Since trainer Bill Degnan came from' Brisbane to Rose hill eight months ago, it has rained and rained with an occasional fog. The other morning as an im penetrable fog blotted out every thing at the course Bill called through the murk, "Did ever you see such a place. When you're not doing deep-sea div ing you're playing blind-man's buff." Bill, last week, threw a party in celebration of the 21st birth day of his right hand man, Jack Percy, who came from the north with him. Main feature was Bill's singing. They say he has a deeper, and better voice than Paul Robeson. Jack Daniels had something of a busman's holiday last Satur day week, when, as the guests of a friend, he and his wife flew to Melbourne to attend a Moonee Valley race meeting. They were home again at 10 p.m. How small the world is get ting! Soon they will be flying horses to Melbourne to race in the afternoon and bringing them back at the conclusion of the programme. Apprentice...
IMPORTANT SIGN [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
A sign urging people to a tend a' mass demonstration a Cumberland Oval to :press f the immediate establishment o a maternity hospital at Parra, matta, will. be displayed on the fountain at the corner of Church and Macquarie streets, Parra. matta, from Friday. October 13, Approval has been given by Parramatta City Council. The demonstration, arranged by Parramatta Citizens' Appeals Committee, arid the Mayor of Parramatta (Ald. E. A. Mobbs) will be held on Sunday after. noon, October 29.
Christian Science Churches [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
Christian Science Churches . Christ Jesus-was the subject in all Churches of Christ, Scien tiSt, on Sunday. The Golden Text was: Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth . . . this is his name whereby he shall be called the Lord our righteousness. Jeremiah 23:5, 6. Among the Bible citations com prising the Lesson-Sermon, was the following: Behold my ser vcnt, whom 'I have chosen -Matthew 12: 18. I The following passage from the Christian Science. Textbook, "Science and Health with Key to. the Scriptures," by Mary Baker Eddy, was also included: Jesus established in the Christian era the precedent for all Christi anity, theology and healing. P.138. £3000. Mrs. Ellen May Lamb, of Locksley Street, Merrylands, died recently. Her husband, Edward, pre deceased her, and she is sur vived by three sons and one daughter. Interment took place at Rookwood Catholi...
Wants Street Widened [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
: Wants Street Widened i Parramatta City Council will urge the Main Roads:Department to widen Church'Street, Carling ford, near Perry Street. The Police Traffic .Bratch re cently dc.clined a .request: fromr Council for provision of double Sellow centre lines on :the road tWay. Council has informed Dundas Ratepayers "and Citizeiis' Associa tion of the Branch's opinion on the matter. - '
BALL AT HIAWATHA [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
BALL AT HIAWATHA Visitors from Balmain Elec tric Light and Power Corpora-.. tion. and Holroyd Council-were amojig--one hundred guests ~entertainted- at Parramatta Granville .Electric Supply Company's annual ball held at Hiawatha last, Friday. ...The dance is. held annually as a social "get-together" for the Company's employees and. their -friends. Those who entertained parties at the function included Mr. G. Collins, Mr. L. Buckland, Mr. Ray Small, Mr. Eric Child, Mr. Alf Leach, Mr. Ken Neave, a former employee of the com pany who now works with the Balmain Corporation, Mr. Jack Hawkes, Mr. Ted Glass, Mr. Knight, of Holroyd Council, Mr. P. Allen. Mr. Dinny Smith was master of ceremonies, and Reg Adams's orchestra provided the music.
VARIETY SHOW TO AID MISS PARRAMATTA [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
VARIETY SHOW ' TO AID MISS PARRAMATTA The popular Entertainment Unit from Bond's Industries, Wentworthville, will present their "Variety Bombshell" in Parramatta City Hall on Tuesday, September 26, to aid the Parra matta R.S.L. candidate in this year's Miss Australia quest, Miss Betty Ashcroft. Compere Frank Ellis will pro sent a scintillating programme of first-class entertainment to please all tastes. Artists taking part ,include such popular personali ties as baritones Fred and Vic Hood, saxophonist Ron Sheather, vocalist Dot Cook, the Drum gold Sisters, Doreen Ward, Billy Hampson, Peg and Belle, The Epsom Sisters and Bond's Can Can and Sunshine Ballet. Guest star of the evening will be Cy Smithers, who, the Unit claims, is "the Frank Sinatra of Australia"-and judging by the number of requests for Cy', autograph, the public eniorses the opinion. The show will be produced and directed by Mr. George Hickey, with musical direction by the Unit's pianist, Stan Welch, Tickets are 2/6 r...
Wenty Girls Sing On Nation-wide Broadcast [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
Wenty Girls Sing On Nation- wide Broadcast MOLLY AND LOLA DRUMGOLD snapped with Terry Dear, director of Australia's Amateur Hour, when they appeared on the 500th performance of the show. The girls polled the second-highest number of votes for this programme. W'ntworthVille sisters, Molly and Lola Drum gold, just naturally get on well together, in more ways than one. Not only do they choose to work at the same place-Molly is a reeler and Lola a spinner at Bond's- Industries, Wentworthville-but • their chief hobby is singing in harmony. "We've been singing like this ever since we were children," Molly says. "I, sing the melody and :,Lola .does the harmony she doesn't find it any trouble at all, just works it. out as she goes along." After finding their feet on the public platform in numerous school concerts, Molly and Lola have lately been appearing in local charity concerts with Bond's Entertainment Unit. Their success with audiences at these shows encouraged them to audi tion for an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
with a Beale Bijou Piano The modern stream lined Piano that's just the right size to fit a modern flat or home -yet has full, rich tone. Call in and try one of these 'lovely instrumerts at the Showroom of DAVID GROUSE 11 Phillip Street,' PARRAMATTA. Women are wise! -YES. Wise enough to know that every woman can't follow every new Hair Style Fashion Individuality That is the Secret of. BEAUTY Your hair must be patterned to frame and flatter your face. You may rest assured of an individual approach to all your hair problems at 36 George Street, Parramatta UW 9685 Sydney and? Suburbs Noted for a Square Deal for over 25 Year. Worth of_ HOME APPLIANCES I to choose from at... .,,O A SQ?UARE ST o A UWALSO 3r Floor, Piccailly cae (Caslereah St.,n SYDNEY. FURS DIRECT. FROM -MANUFACTURER .' .4 See Our Factory Show room Display. For your fur requirements Consult us with your S Fur Problems. Making up of furs to in dividual style & measure. Repairs, Cleaning & Re mdde;ing, or Ta...
Conference On Orchestra Revival [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
Conference On .Orchestra Revival Twelve suburban councils will be asked to provide £200 a year each to revive the civic sym phony orchestra. The orchestra, which Marrick ville and` Ashfield,Councils sup .ported, was disbanded .this year. - The. orchestra lost. more than _£2,000 in two years. Representatives. of, Ashfield, M:Iarrickville, Willoughby, 'Ryde; and Parramatta Councils met last week .to discuss -revival of the .orchestra. They decided , to. invite' Mos man, Auburn, Leichhardt,. Kur ing-gai; Randwick;, Northt Syd ney, and Mascobt --otunils to subscribe to the orchestra.
Spot Light on the Social Scene [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
= i LOCAL SINGERS who have entered the £500 "Sun" Aria contest in this year's City of Sydney Eisteddfod, which opened last Monday, are Edna Mc Clelland of Carlingford, Catherine Rogge of Merrylands, Heather J. McMilland, Monica T. Selig and Shirley Austin, of Parramatta, and Colleen iRodd of Wentworthvi l le Shirley and Colleen have both won .local. acclaim for their work with Parramatta Musical Society.. Shirley will be remembered in the title role in "The'Merry Widow," staged last May. Colleen,, who also had a leading part in "The Widow," m6re recently. won distinction for her excellent work in "Rose Marie." AMONG about 130 guests who remained after the show for the party held by Parramatta Musi cal Society to celebrate the suc cessful finale of "Rose. Marie" at the City Hall op September 9 were Mr. G. C..Gollan, M.L.A., the Mayor of Parramatta, Ald erman E. A. Mobbs and Alder erman and Mrs. P. H. Jeffery. A THEATRE PARTY of 20 members and friends of Parra matta C.W.A. Younger Set...
PARRAMATTA APEX NOW FULLY CHARTERED CLUB [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
PARRAMATTA APEX NOW FULLY CHARTERED CLUB Representatives from -15. Apex Clubs attended a dinner-dance held at Hiawatha to celebrate the granting and presentation of charter. to Parramnatta Apex Club. -?:The charter was presented at the. dinner by Zon P-resident Ron Wilkins.: ::District Governor Keith Wise man was chairman. Prominent guests included the president of Parramatta Rotary Club, Jack Burrows, and club director, Mick Shepherd, *who were among 11 Rotarians pre sent. The Mayor of Parramatta, Alderman E. A. Mobbs con gratulated the :club on attaining their full. charter. A presentation of a brassa"gopg was -made to. Parraraitta .Apex Club by the president of -Sydney Apex (Parramatta's sponsor club), John Smart, on behalf of Mr. John Cooper. Among , about 150; guests ;who remained for the dance were Misses, Merle"' Phillips,':. Pam Myers,. Ann Swales, Helen Kell, Sue Maitland (Strathfield), Gwen Taylor,) fIrene Dlwyer and VMrs. Jack Palme. . Charter nrimbers of Parra matta Apex...
TOOK S.P. BETS, FINED £20 [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
TOOK SP. BETS, FINED £20 Raymond John Threfall (26),: bricklayer, of Dellwood Street, Granville, 'was fined £20 by Mr. Brown, S.M., at "Parramatta Court last --eek for S.P. bet ting. Constable Weber, of Paira matta Police, said in evidence: that defendant had been betting at his home. Records of 25 bets had. been found, he said, rang-. ing from 1/- to 5/-. Threfall, he added, was un known for betting offences. Defendant, who : pleadedC guilty; had nothing to say.
"Smugglers, Beware" [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
"Smugglers, Beware" Young William always seems to be in trouble and there is no saying what 'mischief he will get into-next-but when he' finally proves to his sis ter Henrietta that there really are smugglers in their midst, all is forgiven and he becomes the hero of the hour. How. William, aided. by Pri 'ate 'James Smith and the Colonel, finaiiy outwit the wily rascals is- thrillingly told in "Smugglers, Beware," a splay for children especially written for Mosman Children's Theatre by Eleanor Witcombe, who also wrote "Pirates at the Barn" and "The Bushranger." No boy or girl will fail to find in William a kindred spirit, whose adventures will thrill them and stir up a sympathetic un derstanding of, and complete par ticipation in the nrumerous pre dicaments in which he finds himself. The dramatic critics of the Sydney Morning Herald. and the A.B.C. Weekly have enthusiastic ally recommended this play for all children. "Smugglers, Beware"' will be presented by Mosman Children's Theatr...
"SENTRY BOXES" [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
"'6SENTRY BOXES" Tempora ,~ fibro lavatories - at the rear of: Housing Commis sion homes in Rose- Crescent, Lake -Parramattq, considered. "unsightly" by Parramatta City Council, have been described as _.'sentry boxes," by the Maybr (Ald. E. A. Mobbs). The Chief Health Inspector (Mr. J.. Scott) said that the homes were constructed of brick, and were equipped with sewer age installations. Temporary lavatorics had been erected, pending seweirge extensions. Council decided to send a pro test to the Commission.
£½-MILLION FOR HOMEBUILDERS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
"--MILLION FOR HOMEBUILDERS Northern. Districts -Co-opera tive Building Societies announces :that. additional finance to the extent of £500,000 has been ar ranged to assist applicants who desire home finance in the metropolitan area of Sydncy. Interest is at the rate of, 4 per' cent. per annum and advanccs may be repaid over eithera 30 year term or a 22-year term. 'Persons desiring finance should make .immediate application 1: the Society. at 32a Lanp!',n Place, Epping, 'phone WM 1221. A descriptive booklet is now ivailable. "In addition, the. Society has fo· ,ale at ;2/9, each, :booklets o? at; tractive home designs most suit able to co-operative building society members.
NEW PREP. SCHOOL FOR PARRAMATTA [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 20 September 1950
NEW PREP. SCHOOL FOR PARRAMATTA One of Parramatta's his toric homes, "Wandsworth," which housed the original Abbotsleigh school and was later well-known as Holmer boarding school for girls, is once again to become a school. Commencing n e x t term, "Wandsworth" will open as a. preparatory school for boys and girls of approximately 8 to 12 years of age, teaching, all sub jects up to upper primary standard. The school will be known as "Minimbah." The principal is Mr. M. K. Woods. In addition to teach ing with one of Sydney's lead ing preparatory schools, Mr. Woods has had extensive ex perience in private tuition of educationally backward chil dren. Mr. Woods proposes to run the school on modern educa tional. lines, giving individual attention to pupils while they are actually participating in co-operative class activities. Teachers on the' staff will be specialists in their subjects, and Mr. Woods plans, also to em ploy experts to address pupils on topical subjects, bringing current -...