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TOONGABBIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
T00NGABBEB. A lantern lecture was delivered in St. Mary's (C.E.), Toongabbie, on the 5th inst. The entertainment was a most enjoyable one. The scenes shown were of the China- Japanese war. Mr. Wilmott kindly lent the lantern ; and he worked the slides. Mr. Page supplied j the connective readings. The attendance was I good ; Mr. Knox presided. On 80th August, Mr. Wilmot, jun., gave a lecture on Chemistry, illustrated by experi- j rnents ; tne making of gas ; and the method of using it in a magic lantern were practically shown, and a series of views were placed before the audience to illustrate points in the address. A cordial vote of thanks was accorded the lecturer. The Progress Gommittee met Septemtyir 4th. Present Mr. Qakes, president ; Mr, Snoxj vice-president ; Mr. WiUmot, secretary ; Mr. Bell. trflftBrtrnr « Kfaomw- n/tfhAi* Vniln. I and delegates from Baulkham Hillg and Seven Hills. It was deoided to agitate re the roads on Wentwortb estate ; that a deputation should wait on t...
A WATER RATE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
A WATER RATE CASE. The Borough of Parramatta proceeded at the Small Debts Court, last week— before Messrs. F. W. Edwards, P.M., and B.. Harper, -T.P., against John Fleming, to recover rates due. The case turned upon defendant's lia bility for water rates. Defendant deposed that he resided at the corner of Crown and Harris streets, but his restdenoe was in Crown-6treet. There was no mam in that ruccv. ue unu iuhiijd uujcuteu Ml WUi«i . rates on his property ; and had always hitherto had the water-rates struck out of his rate paper. Sidney Davics, Assistant Council clerk, gave evidence to the effect that the street was ratable. He had served notices upon defendant. There was a main within reasonable distance of the property. There had been no decision or authority to remit the water-rate struck on the property.— E. J. Love, Inspector of Waterworks, under the Parramatta Council, gave evidence that the main in Harris-street came within 51 feet of the property. The street in which defend...
PROBATE JURISDICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the Supreme court (before Mr. Justice Manning), the case Faber v. Thomas was taken, this week. Mr. Loxton (instructed by Mr. T. P. Maloncy) appeared for the plaintiffs, Frank Grey Faber and William Newman; tbe defend ant, Mary Thomas, appeared in person. In the 6uit, plaintiffs applied for probate of the will of tbe late JameB Thomas, of Merrylands, against the granting of which caveat had been lodged by the defendant on the ground that tbe testator was not of sound disposing mind when the will was executed. His Honor found for plaintiffs.
L. O. L. Anniversary. THE HON. J. GARRARD SPEAKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
L. 0. L- Anniversary. THli HON. .1. (iARRAltl) SPEAKS. The anniversary of the Toongabbie L. 0. Lodge, No. 289, was celebrated in the local Primitive Methodist Church, 011 Saturday evening. The tea was laid in the booth on the Church grounds, and was largely attended. Visitors were present from all parts of the district. About 120 persons sat down — amongst them being the Hon. Jacob Garrard (Minister for Public Instruction and member for Sher brooke) ; Bro. A. J. Gilchrist, Grand Secretary of the Order; and Bev. G. Middleton (C.E.) The management of the tea was in the hands of a committee j of lady assistants, comprising Miss Viques, Miss 3. Johnston, Miss M. Heydon, the Misses L. and A. Lalor, and the Misses L. and M. Allen. Mr. H. H Lalor (secretary) worthily bore the burden of the general supervision of the celebration. Tbe after-meeting was entered upon at 7.80 p.m. ; the little church being crowded to the doors. Bro. Gilchrist (secretary of the Order) presided. Also present were...
MUSIC ON THE ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
MUSIC ON THE ROAD. On Saturday last, Mr. E. J. Black, pro | prietor of the new 'bus line — Parramatta. Pennant Hills— took up a number of his friends and inaugurated nis new venture with | musical honours. Up aloft were the members I of the Dundas Brass Band ; and from tbe J knife. board flier riisnnnaeri ihe d/w^Ip a/Htnda I with which their famo has ever been asso ciated. Mi\ Black drove his jolly party through and about Parramatta, and at last to The Corner, where, under the shadow of the White H,orse sign, all sat down tb a recherche drjeuncr. Good wishes were hurled at the burly Ned all along the road ; and the lads and girls running oat when the horns and the drunks and the oonjete assaulted their delighted ears found the moving advertisement tq be as good ' as ' a cifcu's. Tho veteran (Mr. Phil. Hockley) was on board ihe emit.'1 ? '? |
DUNDAS. East Ward Ratepayers on the Move. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
DUNDAS. East Ward Ratepayers on the Move. A meeting of ratepayers of East Ward was held at Mr John Neils', Mobbs Lane, on Saturday, 7th inst., to elect a candidate to fill the vacancy in the Council at the expiration of Alderman Midson's term of office. Mr. S. Downes was voted to the chair, and called upon Mr. Clark Hill, one of the convenors of the meeting. Mr. IiUi saia uiul tney were tbcre to select the man who would serve them best, who could secure the most hearty j support. He bound himself (and asked those present to do the same) to support the selected candidate whoever he might be. He alluded to the position of the Ward, how it had been neglected through having aldermen who were too much in sympathy with the aldermen of the West Waid, and who allowed sentiment rather than justice and common sense to guide their actions. He declared on behalf of himself and those who sympathised with Mb views, that it was no part of their policy to run tne aiBtrict into debt, but if the Coun...
ST. JOHN'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
ST. JOHN'S. On Sunday last sermons were preached in connection with the Mission to Seamen. Special music was rendered. In the morning the anthem, 'Yc that stand in the house of the Lord ' (Spinney), and in the evening, ' As pants the hart' (Stimson) were creditably given. Mi's. Massey negotiated successfully the solo in Stimson's cpmposition. During the offertory in the evening, Mrs. Massey, Miss , rlorric Dunn, and Miss May Davies sang ' Lift thine eyes,' from the Elijah. Mr. Massey presided at the organ. — Mr. H. B. Bughes, for many years a churchwarden and prominent church worker, has just resigned his offioe, owing to ill-health. On accepting the resigna tion, the incumbent and the churchwardens passed a resolution thankiug him for his many valuable services, and expressing a hope that he would soon be restored to nealth. Tho resolution was presented by Archdeacon GQnthcr after servnee oq Sunday, who thimked Mr. Hughes, on behalf of the parishioners, and expressed best wishes /o...
All Saints', Parramatta North. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
All Saints', Parramatta North. The public of Parramatta North will be interested to know that on the 18th inst., an entertainment will be given in the schoolroom, consisting of tableaux, charades, music, songs, recitations, club exercise, etc. Few things draw like charades; and, as million priceB rule, there is prett; certain to be a bumper house. All Saints' pretty church deserves much 1
AT HOLROYD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
AT. HOLROYD. The Rev. J. Macarthur presided at the last Penny Readings entertainment at Holroyd. The ladies and gentlemen who contributed to the programme were — The Chairman, and Messrs. Warren, Stranger, and Layman ; Albert Sloane, Teddy Miller, H. Myers, L. Anderson, K.Collins; and Mary Hartigan, A. Salt, A. l'urkiss, A. Anderson, A. Almond, and A. Hennessev. S. Parkinson won the the spelling prize ; Eaic Faber, the prize for best descrip tive account of the Readings. Competitions will rule till next week. Miss Woodward gave valuable aid with her violin.
McDonald Again [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
McDonald Again An ex-inmate of the Government Asylums for Infirm and Destitute named James Daly, McDonald, was brought before the Parramatta Bench (Mr. B. Harper presiding), for stealing two shirts, the property of Annie Gallagher, and a pair of trouBers, the property of John Brown. He was found by the police in the bar of the White Horse hotel; and admitted having fraudulently appropriated the property. He pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to one month's imprisonment, and 14 days, for tbe respective offences — sentenoes cumulative.
DANCE AT RYDALMERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
DANCE AT RYDALMERE. A dance eventuated at Eydalmere on Tuesday evening in aid of the B. C. Cburob. AmongBt tbe ladies pfesent were Misses Dellow (2) Kelly (2), Mrs. Towner, MiBses Austin, Cleary ; Misses Ryan (2), Ferguson, Boarke, Garrity, Clarke and Marshall, and Mesdames Daly and Gmlon,— liydatmere; and Mesdames Latham, Kruss, and Cleary. The gentlemen included M.-ssrsBucklcy, ltyan, Dorahy, Edwards, Dunn, Power, Latham, Hennessey, and Kruss. Mr. Edwards supplied the music.
William Henry Paling. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
William Henry Paling. The death of Mr. W. H. Paling, on AugoBt 37th last, evoked widespread emotions, con nected with the esteem ii whioh tho deceased gentleman m hell by all who knew him, and by many who had heard ot his public bene factions. William Hem; Paling was a native ol Botterdwn, and aehwnsd 70 yeire ot aoe, 42 o! wfcloh were honorably spent In Australia. Asa mnalolan, he wan artistla njiile; as a intder.howunverad for his integrity ; u ? magistrate, ot tbe old-time, ne was Implicitly trustworthy ; as an aldennan, lie display fid patriotism ; and, as a ottlsen, be was beloved tor his trae philanthropy. Hie Caxrington Hospital at Camden is an imflnring monument to his benevolenoe lor the snflering, he having donated the property tor that purpose, and en dowed It with £10,000.' Mr. Paling was the head ot the well-known firm ol W. H. P&ling and Oo., Idmited, piano and mnsio importers. We are intonned that the business .is a; joint stook oompany, and that it will he ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
Bodies you l,ike g°°d tea * ? THEN DEINK THE CELEBRATED f 'JOHN BULL'' BLEND. f ' ' ?- SOLD BY ALL STOBEKEEPEBS. , % Jty3 : ? ? ? ? ? ? ft. ft * & Quality ??? ??? ??? Is. 3d. per lb. S B Quality (Pure Ceylon) ? 1b. 6d. „ ^ C Quality (Perfection of Tea) Is. 9d. „ ?' ? Should yon bo unable to obtain this Tea from your Local Storekeeper, Send to «s and we will see you get it. J. A. BULL & CO., Ltd. CIACBSGB STREET, IIDKBI. (WHOLESALE ONLY.)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
The Old Australian Grocery House, W. GATES, GEOllGE STKEET (Near Church Street), I Established in 1863], * Continues to Supply the Very Best Values in Choice TEAS, FR08H ROA.STBD OOFFBBS, and General Groceries. rf With regard to TEA, a proper knowledge of Tea Values and Tea Blending cannot be gained in the short time may bo supposed from the number of Dabblers iu that particular article who have recently sprung into existence. Having hud OVER A QUARTER OF A CENTURY'S PRACTICE IN TEA BLENDING, I venture to ask A TRIAL of my various Blends and other TEAS at prices within the reach of all at from -/9, 1/-, and upwards. Some of the leading Brands of PACKET TEAS are kept in Stock. Fresh-made BUTTER from the very best Creameries received daily. MAIZE, BRAN, POLLARD, OATS, CHAFF, WHEAT, HAY, STRAW and best Brands of KEROSENE at LOWEST PRICES. tS* Customers Waited on for Orders Weekly. 1ST altex* s Gates9 JZ//3 ? GROCER, — ^6 / GEORGE ST., PARRAMATTA. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL ' FIRE INSURANCE SOCI...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
CD111T TDCCQ Ornamental; rnUI I I nLLO^Trees, Flowering | Shrubs, Bulbs, Ac., Ac. — Oranges, Lemons, | Mandarins, Apricots, Apples, Almonds, Cherries j Currants, Gooseberries, Guavas, Grapes, Figs, , Loquats, Medlars, Nectarines, Plums, Peaches, : Persimmons, Pears, Quinces, &c., drc. Cornelias, Roses, Azaleas, Gardenias, Pelar goniums, Palms, &c., -Sro. True to Name. Best Quality. At Lowest Prices. Please inspect, or send for Catalogue before y £? jr purchasing elsewhere. / li/ATKINS, it'., EULAUA NURSERY, Enxungton. ISialligH3li3lig[i3lll5i!l5ilia^l5nBBlialiali3liaiianiai5niffllWl^Ial^ltainanala 1 WBS IT W0N'T TAKE YOU A MOMENT Mmm ' I ^££8- ,yr . TO READ THIS ! -ys ? 1 TT AVE you ever tried Ei J» PERRY for Provisions? If not, do so at once. He keeps rcg) l~l everything you can mention in ihe provision line, cooked or nncooked, winter or summer, its h all the same. If you can't call or Bend, WRITE A NOTE— it will have the same attention. g] BUTTER, for instance, is...
POISONED BY LILY-ROOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
POISONED BY LILY-ROOT. On Tuesday afternoon, two babies, George Davey, 11 months, and Elizabeth Neddrie, 18 months, were taken to tho Parramatta District Hospital suffering fioin tho effects of eating a poisonous lily -root. Dr. Kearney applied the stomach-pump in bcth ca.-ses, and the children were relieved. Almost im nipdiiitolr nftorwAt-ris a /nan uanud Fredoiick Wilson was taken to (he hospital, iitig| from the effects of chewing a piece of the | root which he had picked up in the Woolpaek 1 Hotel, where it had been lell by Mi s. Neddii.-1 (sister-in-law of the licensee. Mrs. Marshal!). I Wilson contended the roor vk hai mle--s, an 1. in a spirit of braggadocio, clu v.ed up a pure to \erify his statements, lie took stse;;:! iiK and was very \jo)uiil.
FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
F1KES. On Monday morning, when the hot winds were blowing 6trongly. from the west, the fire-Mi at No. li station rang out an alarm ; and a few secdnds laier the loose elements of humanity which had been I hanging about in the shades uf tho shop verandahs began to drift hurriedly a- with one accord in the direction of Bos- street. The report said thai the tire was then — at the Park liodge. So h turned out to be. Members I of Mr. Courmme's family had been washing:! and a lianie from the Imib-r fire must have , ber .i blown into the dctHehed kitchen. Messrs. (i.uli-k. O'Brien. Fitzgerald, Yeitch. and nth, -is coming from the P.D.C.C. bicycle ti u k, n-'tieed the conflagration about the same time a- the inmates of the lodge discovered' it : and in a few minutes they were engaged lighting the ibunes with buckets of water. The brigade- were notified of the outbreak, bv one oi the cyclists ; and in a few minutes they dashed upon the scene. Danger was ?.v, re' nbout lo turn their fanes hom...
A NEW C.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
A NKW C.C. A well-attended public meeting v.-.\= held on til-; 'Jrith inst. 1o consider tlir- quo-tion of form ing :: new cri-A.-l elut. i:i li.jiris Park. Mr. \V. ('. Byrnej was voted to the chair. lie briefly stated th^ purpose of the meeting, and added that lie considered th-.l Harris Park po-cs-ed all the reijuir-ment ?; fjr the forma tion and successful conduc: -if a i elub. It was then decided that a club be formed. The election of oflierrs was pro ceeded with, and resulted a- follows Selec tion committee, Messrs. Gibson. Byrnes, ami Finlayson ; general committee. M/.-v-rs. Davis, Roberts. Ryan, Woostcr and Withers ; hon. trea-urer, C. H. Thompson ; hon. .secretary, E. C. Stephenson. ?
PARRAMATTA SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 14 September 1895
PARRAMATTA SOCIAL. A very pleasant social was held on Thursday, in aid of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Par ramatta. About GO couples were present. Among the ladie6 were noticed Mrs. O'Brien and the Misses Klein (2) Kelly, Chambers (2), K. Ferris, McGrath, Roulston, Robinson, Ryan, Harrison (2), Costello, Kennedy and others. The ladies contributed the refreshments, Messrs. Fcvris and W utters thanked those who had assisted the effort, which is expected to prove a help to the extent of £14.