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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
'ajy mm FRIDAY and SATURDAY MARCH 22 and 23 HORSES, CATTLE, DOGS, POULTRY, FA RM & DAIRY PRODUCE, FRUIT, VEGETABLES, SCHOOLWORK, NEEDLEWORK, FINE ARTS, PHOTOGRAPHY, JAMS, PRESERVES, COOKERY & FLOWERS. ENTRIES CLOSE DEFINITELY MARCH 16th. B.C. FITZPATRICK , . . ~ J. McVlCKER. Jomt 5ec# -x ? .. '* "t WE HAVE TO ANNOUNCE AUTUMN & WINTER DRAPERY Direc^ from English and Australian makers, due March X. GROCERIES CHEAPER THAN EVER IN OUR CASH & CARRY HENDERSON, PREMIER STORES, CABRAMATTA. ALL PAPERS ! ALL B00K8 1 ALL MAGAZINES ! R. J. GREGORY, NEWSAGENT & STATIONER CANLEY VALE SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Having secured the Agency for the Aeolean Company, I am now prepared to supply Gramophones and Records. A good selec tion of the Latest always on hand. Drop in and hear them. Remember: I stick to City Prices for Everything. All Classes of Poultry Bought for Cash. Lorry Calls Everywhere Ring, Write, or Call. Phone, UW 9473 L. A Icorn GROCER, POULTERER, PRODU...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
CORRESPONDENCE. Mr. F. C Switzer, of Canlcy Road, Fairfield, writes: "Sir,-The evolution and expan sion of "The Biz" to an up-to-date, bonc-flde newspaper, marks an epoch in the history and advancement of those districts in which it circulates. It is what many older paper are not; viz., a "newspaper." Many metro politan papers possess only a limited news value, much space over and above that required for advertising, being taken up with the papers' opin ions as to how the country should be governed and with comment upon variouB industrial situations and dis putes. Nevertheless I think "The Biz" should have a political policy, subservient to neither the exploded theory of composite Nationalist and Country partu nor yet a pitiably debauched and spuriously-named Lab our party. Seeing that, outside Parramatta, only ^airfield publishes an up-to date paper, "Biz" should soon be a big thing."
Holroyd Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
Holroydl Municipal Council. The fortnightly meeting: of the Holroyd Council, on Tuesday night, dealt with another bit; business wheel. Those present were Aid. Bacon (Mayor), Aid. Brett, Smith, Duke, Shaw, Rainbow, Maunder, Warnock and Jones. CORRESPONDENCE. T. A. Thomson asked that electric light mains might be extended past the first three blocks in the street, lots 71, 72 and 74 Rowly-st. _ He is erecting three cottages there!-Re ferred to the engineer. , Greystanes Progress Association asked for an extra street lamp in Merrylands Rd., about opposite Grey stanes tank, also one opposite Mr. Mayes* homestead in Cumberland Rd., as these parte of the road do not receive any benefit from present lighting on roads mentioned.-En gineer to report. L. T. Buggy wrote requesting an extra street light in York-st.-Engin eer to report. L. R. Sell again asked why he is kept so long for the current to tennis court in Veron-st.-Awaiting road resumption. The secretary of Guildford Mem orial Congreg...
Local Works. BY FAIRFIELD COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
Local Works. BY FAIRFIELD COUNCIL. The Mayor submitted a minute at last meeting of Fairfield Council showing quite ^kbig list of works had been can^flPut during the past fortnight, ij^Haing repairing of flood and damage:-Loscoe-st. bridge; Yorest. (concrete pipes); Francis-st.; Frederick-st; Carramar railway station (work had been done by voluntary labor and council pro vided ashes); Gas Co's. spoil placed in Ware and Cunningham streets. Smart-street.-This street had fal len into a very dangerous condition and I am having repairs effected. I intend having this street scarified from The Crescent to Nelson-street, re-rolled, and dressed with S" metal. I would ask Council to vote £60 for this work. Relief Works, Smithfield-Street As there will be money left over from the St. Elmo Drain, I have put on a gang of five unemployed men under George Williams to complete the metalling of this street between OConnell-st. and Dublin-st. I am having the metal blinded with bush gravel, and I would...
MAIN ROAD WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
MAIN ROAD WANTED. Aid. Tooker asked Mayor Clancy at last council meeting of he would call a special meeting for the pur pose of securing a main road through Fairfield Municipality.-The Mayor said he had interviewed the M.R. Board, and was told, their chance had gone, as Cabra-Vale Council had "got in first." However, he would not let the matter rest, and would cosider Aid. Tooker's request. At the request of Aid. Sharpe, the Mayor of Fairfield, isto bring under the notice of the police the practice of motorists, making a speedway of Sackville-street
HOLROYD FRONTAGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
HOLROYD FRONTAGES. I Aid. J. J. Smith, of Holroyd Coun cil, moved at Tuesday night's meet ing that blocks for residential Bites be not less than 60 feet; and for shop sites, not less than 30 feet. Aid. Smith said the old system had put Merrylands back 60 years. The new proposal would set a stand ard, and provide a fair living area. It was a move for the betterment of the district. The town clerk said the council had no power to carry this motion each case had to be dealt with on its merits. Aid. Duke seconded the motion pro forma, and it was lost on the voting.
"Princess Chrysanthemum" AT ST. JOHN'S PARK. (Contributed.) [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
"Princess Chrysanthemum" AT ST. JOHN'S PARK. (Contributed.) Practically the whole of the dis trict turned up on Saturday even ing, February 16, at the School of Arts, St. John's Park, to witness the production of the above operetta by the local musical society, and the manner in which the piece was play ed, together with the effective stage decoration s and scenery gave the audience a rare treat. Great credit is due to Mr. Carter, the conductor, for the efficient man ner in which the various musical items were rendered, the choruses showing evidence of careful train ing and attention, whilst the individ ual songs were quite equal to the best of the city. Mr. Christ Young, the stage man ager, attended to his duties in his usual thorough manner, showing that he has not lost any of the art with which he delighted the audiences of our western town6 in bygone days. The children (fairies and sprites), for whose training he was wholly responsible, were really a credit to him. To the variou...
ALDERMAN'S QUESTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
ALDERMAN'S QUESTIONS. In answer to questions by Aid. Brocklchurst, pursuant to noticc, re the electricity undertaking, the town clerk has replied that proper records were kept, and the trading details could be ascertained quite readily. One or two matters are to be further inquired with.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
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WILLIE'S DISAPPEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
WILLIE'S DISAPPEARANCE. Willie-his name may be Dick, Torn, or Harry-but "Little Willie" seems to suit him. A tiny tot, aged 3 years, he was a familiar figure in the setreets of Guildford, especially in the vicinity of the railway station. Never a train passed through, but people throught of Willie-was he on the tracks, and in danger of being run down ? And on many occas ions they found him there, playing delightedly about the network of rails and sleepers. Some have lost count of the number of times they carried him to safety. They had great sympathy for the little chap -just three years old-who seem ed to be running wild; -whose home appeared to be in the streets. Willie had the time of his life during the recent heavy rains, when the waters flooded the gutters. Flat on his stomach he would splansh about in the water in imitation of Arne Borg. Many a lady passing by pulled him from the stream and set him on his feet again; only to see him return immediately to the water, which, fro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
Suits that Last AND NEVER LOSE THEIR SHAPE BUILT BV CRAFTSMEN PARRAMATTA CREDIT TAILORING COMPANY 207 CHURCH-STREET, PARRAMATTA (Near Lennox Bridge) Will build your next Suit that will give you entire satisfaction on Easy Terms at Cash Prices You do not need a Cash Order, You Pay at Our Shop 1 0 INTEREST # IN THE 1 POUND / DEPOSIT When you order your Suit and after your Suit-' is built to your entire sat isfaction, You take the suit away and complete the balance by instalments of IN THE POUND 5 WEEKLY w Come and inspect our finest range of the very latest English and Austra lian suiting PARRAMATTA CREDIT TAILORING CO. 207 Church St., PARRAMATTA (NEAR LENNOX BRIDGE) Fairfield PRIVATE MATERNITY HOSPITAL Phone 301 J Liverpool Phone 301 J Liverpool Nurse Podmore, A. T. N. A. (Registered) (Certificated Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney) ADDRESS: "ST. KEVERN," BARBARA ST,. FAIRFIELD (Near the Fire Station) Outdoor and Indoor Cases Attended, All Parts Visited Nervous Diseases, Baby Welfare,...
General Council Matters [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
General Council Matters The works committee submitted the following report to Fairfield Council at its last meeting: Recommending council to appoint Phillip Caro to prepare plans and specifications for the concreting of road and the western footpath and kerb of the Crescent from Hamilton road to Smithfield-street, and tu at tend the Local Government enquiry into same, for a remuneration of 2& per cent, on the estimated cost. The work to include the preparation of two sets of specifications and two sets of plans. Recommending council to inform St. Clair Ford that the council had no funds available at present to cleat scrub from the front of his house in Tangerine-st., but that they have no objection to his carrying out the work at his own expense. Reporting that it had decided that the works committee inspect that portion of St. Elmo Drain at he rear of Mrs. S. Rainbow's property in Wrentmore-st. Reporting that the committee had received a report from Mr. W. H. Sargeant havin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
iIRi1' - ' 0EX> DRAPER FAIRFIELD, ECIAL AFTER SALE ODDMENTS IMateriaWand Millinery to be Cleared at Half Usual Prices. Also, BED QUILTS, at 6/11 each i: . . jgriTB*jPR nt Excellent quality, at 3/11 each. Siies from 101 &hiO£e we made of Mercerised Cotton of silk finish, White fiue or Black Block stripe. I* HOBO, from 1/ to 14/11 pair. HES'WHITE COTTON SINGLETS, No Sleeves, 1/ each. KJ* to suit every size of shoe. CHILDBEDS Hose from 9d pair to 2/9 pair. HoBe, from 1/ to 2/11 pair. and'Golf Hose from 2/11 to 4/11 pair. Half-hose from 2/6 to 3/li pair. ^ Cotton, Half-hose, from 9 d to 1/11 pair. v - Stotek 'everything required for Baby. ' ' ffiPECIAL COT BLANKETS, Pure white, with blue edge, only 3/11. fgAJl£BO Silk, Natural colour, excellent qunality 2/11 yd. - _ 'jiADtES' and CHILDREN'S WINTER TOP COATS, made to order f ^wilt any figure. ,, yfcAWES' FROCKS and WEDDIN G TROUSSEAUX our speciality. VBOm, LIV, 801 M. f & L. DOWNES' " Boot anil Mercery Palace 4° FAIRFI...
OBITUARY. MRS. ROSE ANN GIBSON [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
OBITUARY. MRS. ROSE ANN GIBSON On Sunday there passed away at the ripe old age of 80 years, Mrs. Rose Ann Gibson, of Arthur-Btrcet, Merrylands. The deceased lady had been married twice, and was better known in Fairfield under the sur name of Heard, that being the name of her former husband, who died many years ago. About ten years ago, Mrs. Gibson went to live at Merrylands, where two years ago, her second husband passed away. Mrs. Gibson continued cheery and hale and hearty, up to the time of the illness, which caused her death. A fortnight before death came she attended the funeral of one of the parents of one of her daughters-in law. , She was the mother of a family of nine, by her first husband. The sons are: Mrs. Robert Heard (Merry lands), W. Heard (Homebush) and Alex Hard (Newtown) and there arc two sons deceased. Daughters are: Mrs. Hogarty (Glenorie), Mrs. Cook (Fairfield), Mrs. Cranfield (Camden), Mrs. Vaughan (Leichhardt). Mrs. Gibson practised as a nurse at Fairfield for...
ST. JOHN'S PARK MOTHERS' CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
T. JOHN'S PARK MOTHERS' CLUB. The members of the above club held their usual fortnightly meeting on February 28, when it was unan imously decided that a juvenile plain and fancy dress ball should be held on Saturday, March 23, in St. John's Park School of Arts. The proceeds are to form the nuclcus of a fund to purchase a piano for the -pchool, the mothers being of the opinion that a piano would be a great asset to the school and also a help in the musical education of the children. There are still some mothers who have not yet joined the club, and to these a hearty invitation is ex tended to the next meeting, which will be held on 14th inst. at the school, 2.30 p.m. With every mother of every child to help, a really won derful work could be accomplished. Now ! mothers of St. John's-roll up and help your school and your children. .Building applications before Hol royd Council on Tuesday night total led £6810.
R.S. & S.I. LEAGUE FAIRFIELD SUB-BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
R.S. & S.I. LEAGUE FAIRFIELD SUB.BRANCH. There vis another good attcne nnee of Diggers at the monthly meet ing of the local sub-branch, held o; Feb. 27. The president, Mr. Berri man was in the chair. Although the above local sub brunch has only been formed a shor time, keen interest is being displayet by the local Diggers at its activities and the president had the pleasin) duty of again extending a welcomi to some new faces at the las monthly meeting held on the 27tl inst. An increase in the membershi) was reorded before the meeting ad jouvned. Quite a large number oi returned soldiers, who enlisted ir various parts of the State, and als&lt; Imperial men, are now residing ir this district, and the local league ar&lt; only too pleased to welcome them U their meetings. The committee has quite a pro gressive programme in view, which will prove of interest to the returnee men, and a benefit to the district al large. Already the call of the less fortunate has bee...
AN OLD LANDMARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
AN OLD LANDMARK. I An old landmark has disappeared from Fairfield with the demolition of Quarterman's cottage, which' stood opposite the Protestant Hall. Thirty years ago this cottage was occupied by the late George Pearce, who many of the older hands will still remember. The old gentleman was one of the early pioneers of these parts. In his time there were no street lights, and the streets there about was scarcely negotiable, with large drains here and there. Mr. Pearce proved a good Samari tan. Each night he would hang a hurricane lantern outside, for the convenience of passers-by. The people showed their gratitude by throwing pennies over the fence to help pay for the oil that was burnt. The old cottage has gone, and a new one now stands further back on the allotment.
GUILDFORD. STORK VISITS NEIGHBOURS [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
GUILDFORD. STORK VISITS NEIGHBOURS It is seldom that the stork visits the next door neighbours at the same time. But this has happened at Guildford. He left with Mrs. Cham bers a baby girl and to Mrs. Robin son u wee boy. Both, live in Salis bury Road, with only a dividing fence between. The tenth anniversary of the Men's Guild, of Guildford Memorial Congregational Church,, will he held on Sunday next. Rev. J. S. Fisher will deliver a special address. PERSONAL. Mum Go ugh, of Bolton-street, Guildford, has been far from well 01 late. Mr. W. F. McMahon, Guildford's postmaster, will leave on March 11 for three weeks' annual holidays. He will be relieved by Mr. Barrclt, of head office relieving staff. Dr. A. Jenkins, from Queensland, has opened up a practice at Cross street, Guildford. KITCHEN TEA. On Saturday night, at her par ents' home, Parramatta Road, Home bush, the friends of Miss Martha Sheppard. tendered her a kitchen ta, prior to her marriage, at an early date, to Mr. Stan. Nic...
TO AVOID DELAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 March 1929
TO AVOID DELAY. At Holroyd Council on Tuesday, Aid. H. J. Brett moved that road openings for water services be per mitted along unmade footpaths with in one foot of the alignment at a fee of id per foot, in addition to the usual across-the-road fee, where a service is not otherwise available. The mover said this would avoid builders waiting for a meeting of the council. He instanced a case where a family had to carry buckets of water for a fortnight. Aid. Maunder seconded the mot tion, which was carried.