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Sports and Games. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 27 April 1889
Sports and Games. CRICKET. Rosohill v. Liutoii ? This matoh was played at Rydo on Eastor Monday, and resulted in a wiu for Rosohill by 17 runs. Rosehill put up 03, Shepherd 17 and Tunics 25 batttiug best. Lintou were soon disposed of for 17 runs, Clifton 0, not out, batting best. In their second innings Rosehill butted bettor, making US— Shepherd 11, Tunks 15, Moseloy 17, and AAOiitworth 25, batting well. Liuton in their second iunings also made a better stand, making 126— A. Short 00, AV. Short 22, and Small 13, batting well. For Kosehill, Whitworth 3 for S and 8 for 44, and Tunks 7 for 7, bowled best, as did Pope and Trevitt for the losers. Rosolnll 1st Innings. Shepherd, 1. b . w. , b Popo . . 17 Whitworth, b AV. Short 1 35. Moscley, o, b AV. Short . t 3 II. Tunks, not out . , . . 25 Miller, b Pope . . . . 7 Smith, b Pope . . . . 0 AV. Moseloy, b A. Short .. 1 Budge, c Popo . . ? ? 3 Ryan, run out . . ? ? '- Stepheuson, c, b A. fchort . t 0 Sheridan, b A. Short ' ..0 Sundries . ....
CHRIST CHURCH, ROUSE HILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 27 April 1889
CHRIST CHURCH, ROUSE HILL. Tho Eastsr Tuesday meeting was held under the presidency of the Rev. F. Elder, incumbent. Mr. E. S. Rouse read tho statement of accounts, which shewed a small balance in hand. On the motion of Mr, G. Stranger, seconded by Mr. Rumery, the report was adopted. Messrs. G. Stranger and J. R. F. Wells were elected people's wardens, and Mr. E. S. Rouse was nonunateu oy tne lncumDenc as clergyman s warden. Votes of thanks wero passed to Mrs. Rouse, sen., for her kindness in refitting the chancel, and to the organist and choir, A dis cussion took place respecting tho management of the church cemetery, and after somo discus sion about regulations, fees, and the appoint ment of managers, a resolution was moved by Mr. E. S, Rouse, seconded by Mr. J. Seath and carried, to the effect ' That the churchwardens be requested to undertake the oversight of the cemetery.' The meeting also discussed the advisability of erecting a belfry, aud of impro ving the vontilation of tho...
ST. PHILLIP'S, AUBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 27 April 1889
ST. PHILLIP'S, AUBURN. The annual meeting was held on AVednesday evening, tho Rev. E. A. Colvin in the chair. The receipts for the year were £131 and the expenditure £122. Messrs. Williams and Stokes were appointed auditors, and Mr. Burt was appointed clergyman's warden, Mr. Ewart peoplo's warden, and Mr. Baker trusteo's war den. Messrs. Thomas, AVard, Oliver and R. (Jheetham were appointed sidesmen. J.ne building fund, which was reduced by £24 dur ing the year, showed a debit of £268. Mr. Colvin reviewed the work of tho year, which shewed increase in revenue and communicants. Votes of thanks were accorded church workers.
Rookwood. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 27 April 1889
?Kookwood, The committee of tho Freetrado branch here met last weok to clo3e up the business of the Into elections, and to make arrangements to form a permanent branch. Tho chairman (Mr. Corbett) explained that he had received a cheque covering Mr. Ritchie's and Mr. Nobbs' expenses, but had not received any communi cation from either Mr. Farnell or Mr. Linsloy, or irom tne Uumborland 1'reotrade Associa tion. Mr. Godson reported receiving £3 from this association as part payment. The meeting decided to distribute pro rata the money in hand. Tho chairman urged the formation of a permauont branch, stating that Mr. Ritchie promised to use hie influence and attend a meeting for this purpose. A pro visional committee was appointed with Mr. Hamilton as convener, A vote of thanks to the chairman olosed thoproceedings. Coxgreoatioxal Ciiukcu. — A tea and pub lic meeting was hold iu the Church on Good Friday to celebrate the third anuiversary of tho pastorate of the Rev. J. M, Bayloy, Thore w...
The Vine Diseases Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 27 April 1889
The Vine Diseases Board. Ix the Assembly on Thursday, Mr. Kidd moved the adjournment of the House to call attention to the inaction of the Government in regard to tho operations of the Vine Diseases Board. He had to complain of tho conduct of the Colonial Secretary, who had mado many promises in the matter but had never kept them. The action of the Government was most dis arafioful. for tho whnlfl wnrlr p.nnlri ho Anna -P™. £5000. Tho work which had to be done was comparatively small, and ought to bo allowed to proceed -without hindrance. The majority of the board ought to rulo, and Mr. Moore, as chairman of the board, had no reason forgoing to the Colonial Secretary and complaining that he could not agree with the majority of the board. If Mr. Moore was to be appointed to run the whole thing, well and good ; but he maintained that he had too much to do already in connection with other matters. (Hear, hoar.) Sir Henry Parkes said, with regard to the hon. member's complaint, it enabl...
FRIDAY. APRIL 26. (Before Messrs. R. Harper,. E. Mason, and W. I Crew, Ja.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 27 April 1889
Feiday. Apbil 26. (Before Messrs. R. Harpor, E. Mason, and W. I Crew, Js.P.V Thomas F. .Patterson, on remand, was charged with stealing a horse and cart, the property of Ernest Halliday. .'-Plaintiff swore that he bought the horse from Charles Samuel Bassett, at Mount Costigan, and that the horse was branded CSB ; he came down to Prospect with accused, and afterwards went to Sydney ; when ho came back the property was missing ; afterwards saw accused's little boy driving ; it in Parramatta ; accused refused to give it up, and he had him arrested. Accused had two witnesses from Bttthurst, one of whom swore to selling him two horses branded COB and the other swore to seeing accused working both the horses. They were both confident that the horse claimed by Halliday was ono of them, but would not swear to any peculiar marks. Messrs. Harper and Crew, dissagree iug with Mr. Masohj left tlie' Bench, and the latter committed accused to take his trial.
HAPPY THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
1TAPPY THOUGHT, Tho usual weekly meeting' of this lodge was held in tho Primitive Methodist School, Parramatta, on Wed nesday evening. Bro. J. Saundors, D.I)., presided for somo time in the absence o? tho C.T., Bro Button. Two momber woro re-admitted and two candidates . initiated. Previous to installation of ollicor.s, the officers of the past quarter prosentod their roports, The Soorotury (Sister Stainos) reported momber.ship at 82; average attendance, 2-1. There ports as read were received and adopted. Tho Programme Committeo submitted a report, which was slightly amended. The installation of officers then took place as follows, Bro. Saunders D.D. presiding, assisted by Bro. Dunlop, A.D.D., and Sister Euth Saunders : — C.T., Bro. P. Morgan; V.T., Sister Perry ; S. J.T., Sister Eogers ; sec., Bro. John Moore ; A. Sec, Bro. S. Crouch; P. Sec, Sis. Kndley ; T., Bro. Hudson; C, Sis. Arundale; M., Bro. O. Eogers ; D.M., Sis. Atkinson ; G., Bro. Atkinson; Sent., Bro. Drummond ; IJ.C.T....
Pennant Hills. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Pennant Hills. Wedding. — A very pleasing and iu toresting ceremony took place on AVed nesday at tho newly erected Wesleyan Church at Castle Hill, the oc casion being tho wedding of one of the most respected residents of the district, Mr. C. H. Anlezark, with Mrs. Martin. The church was tastefully decorated with white chrysanthemums, fuschias, and ferns, by the lady residents, while the building was filled with friends and well-wishers of the happy pair, who plentifully besprinkled them with rice and rose leaves. Tho baide looked nice in a very handsome costume of electric grey silk, with cream lace bonnet. This being the first marriage celebrated in tho 'church, according to custom, the minister (the Eoy. J. E. Carruthers) presented them with a handsome biblo and hymn book. The bride's sister and the Misses Anlozark wore tasteful dresses of greon cashmere am} black. J^rs. A. C. Willis, of Sarramatta, wore black silk and jet j with black lace bonnet.
Death of the Rev. J. R. Blomfield. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Death of the Rev. J. R. Blom field. The sudden decease of the Rev. J. R. Blom field, so long connected with All Saints' Church, Parramatta, caused considerable sur prise in the town and district on AVednesday last. The sad event occurred at the residence of the deceased geutleman, Harris Park, shortly before 1 o'clock on AVednesday after noon . He had retired to rest on the previous night apparently in his usual state of health, and the first indication of illness was received about C o'clock in the morning, when Mrs. H. A. Blomfield heard him breathing heavily. On going into the room Mrs. Blomfield found the deceased gentleman in an unconscious state, and suffering from an attack of sanguineous apoplexy. Dr. Brown was immediately sum moned, but, without rallying, he passed beyond all earthly aid at the time stated. No warning was received of the attack. On Tues day Mr. Blomfield was driving about Parra matta in his usual stato of health. It was known, howover, that his resignation ...
The Progress of Granville. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
The Progress qf Granyille. A public MKETixb 'convened Ijy cir cular by Mr. W. H. Windsor, J.P., was Md in the Albert Hall, Granvillo, on Thursday oxening, to consider matters affecting tho welfare and prosperity of Granvillo. There wore over twenty trontlemen present. Mr. Windsor, who presided referred to tho dopressod state of Grauvillo, and as a means of im proving matters said ho thought somo effort might be uuulo to induce Hudson Bros' workmen to take up their resi dence in the town. There wore somo 900 men employed by that firm, the greater part of whom resided in and about Sydney. Without submitting any definite proposal as to how matters might be improved, lie said that possibly an alteration in the hours of work at Hudson's would induce the men to reside nt Granville. ]?or instance, they might have two breaks in the day, one for breakfast and one for dinner. Mr. Harry Eichordson said the fixing of tho hours of work pretty well rested -with the men. Mr. J. A. Mower said the q...
The Value of American Crops. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
The Value of American Crops. The wheat harvest of 1888 represen ted a value of about 414,000,000 dols., and the greater crop of 1887 a value of about 383,000,000 dols. The portion that was exported did not share in this relation, but taking the averages of the two years tho wheat harvest of 1887 did not yield in tho markets much more money than that of 1888. To covor this loss tho corn crop of 1888 yielded about 2,000,000,000 bushels. Of this enormous crop not woro than 5 per cent, is exported ; but, taking averages, tho value of this crop is at least 120,000,000 dols. greater than that of the preceding year. So of the oats harvest, which is said to exceed that of 1887 by Free 42,000,000 bushels. In regard to cot ton, the chief export of tho country, it is estimated that the decline in value of the product of 1888, compared with thatof 1887, is about 20,000,000 dols. Taking however, the four great crops of cotton, wheat, corn, and oats to gether, the gain in value in 1888 was 100,00...
Prospect and Sherwood Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Prospect and Sherwood Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of tho above Council was hold on Thursday evening. Pre sent—His AVorship tho Mayor (Alderman T. Muston), Aldermen Jones, Airey, Hollier, Anstisi, Stieme, G. Muston, and Playford. A letter was read from the Parramatta Gas Company, stating that a now lamp-post had been erected in place of tho one knocked down by a runaway horse. They had charged same to tho Council.— Deferred till an answer be re ceived from Mr. S. Marshall, Parramatta, whoso horse was tho cause of tho damage. The Mayor reported that the new lamp lighter had complained that a number of the lamps had been tampered with. The wicks were taken out of some of tho lamps and in some instances tho lamp had b'.en taken away. Ho had offered a reward of .C'} for tho convic tion of tho offender.' ? ? ? ? T,he Financo Committoo recommended a number' of acoountsnot paid within a reasonable time be granted 7 por cent. Alderman Airey considered that such an ac tion would be...
Sydney The Educational Value of Outdoor Games. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Sydney The Educational Value of Outdoor Games. Organised play produces a most use ful effect. It trains the boy to do cor rectly just what he is told to do, and, while his spontaneous action is en couraged, he is kept ever ready to act according to circumstances. Play is healthful; so is the alternation of mental work and active play. In men tal action tne brain centres probably act in stimulating one another ; in jplay the muscles aro stimulated by the brain centres, and the purely mental action is diminished. Thus play is not merely muscular exercise, but a change in the kind of brain action, and probably of the action of the special centres. Even if the fact were not well established the physiologist would expect to find that moderate athletics and success in mental work are not divorced from one another. This is well illustrated in the list of scholarships recently gained by the boys of St. Paul's School; all the athletic leaders are named in the list. The tendency to self conte...
Deputation from the Parramatta Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Deputation from the Parramatta Council. A deputation, representing the Borough Council of Parramatta, accompanied by Messrs. H. Taylor, Nobbs, Ritchie, F. Fiirnell, F. A. AVright, Wheeler, and AVilshire, Ms.L.A., waited upon the Minister for AVorks on Thurs day for the purpose of urging tho Government to deepen tho Parramatta River from Home bush to Parramatta. The work, it was con tended, was necessary for sanitary reasons. The work, it was admitted, would cost a largo sum of money, but that would be handsomely roturned by the sale of the land reclaimed, which would yield tens of thousands of pounds to tho State. Successive Governments had promised to carry out the work, and if it was not. carried out within the next ten years the wholo river down to Newington would be nothing but a quagmire. At present tho only vessels that could navigate the river were small river steamers, and if the river were deopoued larger vessels could ply up to tho Queen's AVharf, Parramatta, and traffic i...
The Eggs of an Eel. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
The Eggs of an Eel. According to Mr. Fred. Mather, of Cold Spring Harbour, N.Y., scientists have known that the eel is an eggpro ducing fish for a dozen years or more, the Russian naturalist, Syrski, having first figured the ovaries of the female and the spesmaries of the male, but how and where these minute eggs are laid is still unknown. In October tho eels run down to salt water to breed, and in the spring the young eels ascend the brooks and rivers in swarms. As they are then some 2 inches long and of tho size of a darning needle, it is evi dent that they must have been hatched several weeks beforo, perhaps in Feb ruary, to have grown so much from so small an egg. The number of eggs in a 6-lb. eel in November (in what is known to fishermen as 'eel fat,' but which are really the ovaries) is fully 9,000,000. Under the microscope they measure 80 to tho linear inch, and taking one ovary and dividing it by means of the most delicate scales Known to science, I halved, quartered, and f...
Current News. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Current News. A woman impostor has been going the rounds of the town and district of Parraimitta for some time. Her method is to visit houses and tell a pitiful tale about having a husband out of work for goodness knows how long and seven children almost dying for merely a photograph of a ' bit of bread.' Frequently tho woman succeeds in obtaining money, but in one case we know of she was offered half a day's work, which she readily said she was only too anxious to do, and expressed her in tention of starting oitrly in tho morning. Bo fore loaving, however; sho asked for an ad vance, but this tlie lady would hot or could not comply with. Arrangements tvero ma'do for the woman to cpmmonco ns stated, but sho has not been hoard of in tho locality sinco. Tho impostor lfjigljt be recognised by u familiar smile while sho ' works ' to advantage.' Per haps Inspector Latlmer can find a homo for the poor creature. This water 'scare' was again revived in the Parramatta Council on Monday ovoniu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
VISIT JOHN HUNTER'S Parramatta Branch, TO-NIGHT, for the Greatest Bargains ever offered in BOOTS AND Shoes. New Goods. Cheap Goods. Wo Old Insolvent Stock, foougiit at so much. in. the Pound, but ALL FRESH Lines Just Landedo WE Astonish, the Town and District with the Superior Quality and LOW PRICES of our BOOTS & SHOES, 'We( have Ladies' and Children's Boots and Shoes of every Material, in Button, Lace, and Elastic. They are Very Choice, Durable, Fashionable and CHEAP. Our Gentlemen's ^ BOOTS and SHOES are the Best and Cheapest to be had in Town. They Look Well, Fit- Well, Wear Well, and are Most Comfortable to the Feet. WE INVITE YOU ALL to Come and See for Yourselves. It is no trouble for us to SHOW YOU OUR GOODS, which are Marked at Sydney Prices, in Plain Figures. And, the Great Point to be Remembered is this — that we have a Cash System, which means — SMALL PROFITS and QUICK RETURNS. NEW GOODS to hand this week, which will be SOLD AT A GREAT SACRI FICE, to make room fo...