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GUILDFORD. SELECT MASK DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
CUoiffPRP SELECT MASK DANCE. On Tuesday, March 19, In the Elite Hall, Guildford, a select mask dance will be held, in support of Miss M. Thulburn, one of file candidates in the popular arid competition. Herman's orchestra wilt provide the music and refreshments will be serv ed. MEN'S GUILD. The 10th anniversary of the Con gregational Church Men's Guild, Guildford, was celebrated on Sun day last, at a five o'clock tea, at which there was a very fair attend ance. The Merrylands Guild was represented by Rev. Mr. McAlpine, Mr. W. Campbell and Mrs. Watts. The Mayor of Granville ( Aid. Mc GiU) was also present. The toast of "The King" was pro Sosed by Mr. Hankin; "The Guild," y the Mayor, and responded to by Rev. J. S. Fisher; "The Visitors," by Rev. Mr. McAlpine, responded to by Mr. A. Tweedale; "The President," by Mr. Hankin, responded to by Rev. J. S. Fisher. Mr. Fisher's special address was on the subject of "Clothing of Man hood," one which proved most in teresting. Special music was...
Alibi Claimed CASE POSTPONED ON P.M's. SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
Alibi Claimed CASE POSTPONED ON P.MY SUGGESTION. At Liverpool Court on Thursday, Stanley Hanna was charged with using indecent language in Scott At., Liverpool. He pleaded not guilty. Constable Thompson said that at 7.16 p.m. on February 23, he saw Hanna, with two other men, in Scott-st., Liverpool. Witness was walking past and heard the language. He spoke to defendant, who said he was sorry, and offered to shake hands with witness. There were a number of women about at the time. Hanna at the court, asked wit ness was it not his duty to arrest him at once, and asked him to pr6 duce the men to whom he #sed the language. The constable replied that he knew Hennas' address, and had no need to take it down in writ ing at the time. Hanna, giving evidence, said he was not in the place mentioned at the time the language was supposed to have been used. It was a d lie that he offered to shake hands with the constable. He had never shaken a policeman's hand in his life. To Sergeant Taylor: I'm...
VANDALS BREAK STREET LAMPS. NOT YET CAUGHT [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
VANDALS BREAK STREET LAMPS. NOT YET CAUGHT The electrical engineer reported to Cabra-Vale Council on Monday night that on Sunday, March 3, at 10.35 p.m. he had received word that some lads were breaking street lamps in Railway Parade. The police officer, when 'phoned, was out, so the engineer went and search ed the streets. He found three lamps ljroken in Railway Parade-in front of the park, at corner of Railway Parade and Bartley-street, and the middle lamp on the ramp. On the Monday, he reported these matters to the police. On February 15, he received a report that a lamp had been broken by vandals, at corner of Victoria and Liverpool streets. Again, on Saturday, March 2, he found a ser ies holder and lamp broken at the eastern end of the ramp. The police-officer was unable to ascertain the culprit or culprits. The police-officer reported that he had been informed that the offenders were young men of about 20 years of age, who went towards Canley Vale. Four or five strange men wer...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
OBITUARY. Mr. Sydney Appleton, of Stimson st., Sraithfield, was taken to Liver pool Hospital on Friday and- then transferred to Lidcombe Hospital for an urgent operation. He died, at the institution on Sunday after noon.
"RECIPROCATION." [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
"RECIPROCATION-' Writing to Fairfield Council on Tuesday night, J. Chapman asked that the extension of Mandarin-st., to the Villawood station be complet ed. The letter stated that a little consideration should . be given to ratepayers who did not forget the present aldermen at last election. The request was referred to the works committee.
SUNDAY CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
SUNDAY CRICKET A. J, Cowan, Fairfield, asked per mission for the staff of tho "Sun" newspaper to use the wicket in Fair field Park on Sunday, March 24. The day being: Sunday, the alder men were of divided opinion on the matter. Four voted against the requeEt being granted, and five in favor. The Mayor and Aid. Brocklehurst asked that their votes record ed against the motion.
Canley Vale's Chance BIG BUSINESS SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
CMley iak's Cfcance BIG BUSINESS SCHEME. A representative of a city firm, named Morris, attended Monday nights' meeting of the Cabra-Vale Council, and put before the alder wen a preliminary plan of a big sub division, which is about to be put into effect at the corner of Liver pool Road and Lansdowne-street. The firm wishes to know if the council would agree to 15 feet shop frontpgeB, with overhead dwellings. The proposal really means the opening up of Canley Vale and the establishment of a small township on that side of the line. It is proposel to instal a septic tank and sewer every house erected; to build a pic ture theatre and other provisions for a township. The Mayor &lt;Ad. McBurney) said that, while he welcomed the incom ing of new capital the 15 feet front ages would be too small. With this Aid. Reardon agreed. There was plenty of vacant land along Liver pool Road, and it was not right for a man, wife and children to be cramped into 15 feet of space. Mr. Morris poin...
UNDER THE OLD OAK. GIRL GUIDES AT PLAY [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
UNDER THE OLD OAK. GIRL GUIDES AT. PLAY On Saturday, March 2, at 9 o'clock in the morning, the 1st Fair field Troop of Girl Guides, under Captain O'Donnell, set out for "the old oak," Carramar, and were follow ed a little later by the Kogarah Troop and the Kogarah Brownies, under Captain Gerrard. Rain fell during the morning, but the old tree, with its wide-spreading branches forming a perfect canopy overhead, provided ample shelter. Dinner was prepared and thorough ly enjoyed; after which the after noon was spent in games. Then came tea, and home. PRESENTATION TO CAPTAIN At the Methodist Hall on Satur day afternoon last-which was the occasion of Captain] O'Donnell's birthday, Guide' Connie i Hamilton presented the Captain with a beauti ful bouquet of flowers and a gold ring with the "tenderfoot" crest engraved upon it. Captain O'Donnell feelingly told the girls how. deeply she appreciated the gift.
HOUSE BURNT AT BOSSLEY PARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
HOUSE BURNT AT BOSSLEV PARK. While a poultry farmer of Bossley Park, hunted foxes from his holding on Tuesday morning, his "home was burnt and all his possessions were de stroyed. Mr. James Vincent, whose property is situated in Prairie Vale rcad, rose at daybreak, and was brewing some tea preparatory to ftccHng his poiiltry, when he heard foxes howling about a mile away, S'-.ving a gun, he hurried in thti &lt;li rootioii whence the sounds ash! r:ime. When he reurned his homa wis ablaze and he was powerless to pre vent its destruction.
A "PRINCESS" COMING [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
A "PRINCESS" COMING A princess is coming to Fairfield -"Princess Chrysanthemum." She is visiting here on Thursday, and hopes to meet at lot of people at the Crescent Theatre at 8 o'clock. Also at St. John's Park to-night (Sat.). People will have read the eulogis ic references made in these columns, when St. John's Park Musical So ciety presented this operetta at the home centre recently. Fairfield people Bhould not miss this excell ent treat. Special costumes. Scen ery and dancing will be features of the show.
Girl Guides' Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
Girl Guides' Concert. On Thursday night the 1st Fair field Girl Guides gave their first concert, in the School of Arte. The following wan the programme: Part 1-Chorus, 'Ranger, Guides and Brownies," the company; piano forte solo, "Remembrance," Guide E. Hamilton; recitation, "After the Holi days," Guide D. Liddeli; . song, "Leetle Meester Baggy Breeches," Guides A. Bruce ana T. Kingston; dance, Miss T. Fitzpatrick; chorus, "Negro Minstrels," Guides;5 violin solo, "Czardas" (by Monti), Miss M. Van Gelder; solo, "The Market," (by Molly Carew), Miss T. O'Donnell; Sketch, "The Obstructive Hat," Guides. Part 11.-Pianoforte solo, "Glow worms," Guide R. Morgan; English folk song, "My Boy Billy," Guides J. Penrose and Muriel Berrie; reci tation, "Mother's Maxims," Guide G. Cox; chorus, "Riding down from Ban gor," Guides; solo, "A Brown Bird Singing," (by Hadyn Wood), Miss T. O'Donnell; dance, Miss T. Fitzpat rick; violin solo, "Souvenir," Miss M. Van Gelder; camp fire, the com pany; Nationa...
GETTING READY. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
GETTING READY. At a meeting on Thursday night a club was formed to be called Fair field "B" grade Rugby League Foot ball Club. The following officers ?were appointed: Secretary, Mr. T. Bradshaw; treasurer, A. Bowtell. Patron, Mr. Roy Sims. Committee: Messrs. J. King, A. Hawkins, N. Edwards, N. Terry, S. Tyson, T. Dwyer. The president will be elected at a later meeting. It was decided to practice Tues day and Thursday nights, commenc ing at an early date. A general meeting will be held at Mr. Torry Edwards' saloon, on Tues day, March 26.
"YOU CAN'T TAKE HIM." RESISTING POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
"YOU CAN'T TAKE HIM." RESISTING POLICE. Percy Johnson (22) was charged at Liverppol Court on Thursday, with having incited Charles Johnson to resist Constable Clark, at Fairfield, while in the execution of his duty. This was a remand case from last week. Constable Clark said he told de fendant to take his brother, who was drunk, home. He replied: "I will when I'm ready. Anyway, you can't take him. The only thing you can take is a drunk." The Constable arrested the brother and defendant tried to take him away Then defendant ran away to avoid being arrested himself. A fine of £2 was inflicted.
MANURE THEFT. SOLD TO CHINAMAN [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
MANURE THEFT. SOLD TO CHINAMAN Cecil James Jones appeared be fore Liverpool Court on Thursday, on a charge of stealing a quantity of manure, valued at 17/, the pro perty of Ernest Austin Howarth. Mr. Macdonald for defendant. Constable Charker said that at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 7th March he saw defendant, who said he was not taking the manure to a gturdener. Mr. Macdonald said defendant in tended to return the manure next day. There was no criminal inten tion. Howarth said he had lost a con siderable quantity of manure. A fine of £2 and 17/ value of manure was imposed, together with witnesses' expenses £2.
COMMONWEALTH LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
COMMONWEALTH LOAN. The launching of the new £7,000 000 Federal Loan was believed to be especialy opportune from the stand point of the investor. Confirmation of this belief was. supplied immed iately, by the remarkable response to the Loan offer. At the end of the first week, practically one-third of the loan had been subscribed. To review the conveniences of the new loan is to appreciate, at once, its advantages. The security is un surpassed. But the wide range of transfer facilities provide a great attraction. Loan holdings can be transferred, free of cost, from any part of the Commonwealth to an other. Both the investment and the in come from it can be moved from onn State to another without exchange Holdings can be sold readily on any Stock Exchange, in whole or in part. This means that the investor has his money virtually at current account, at an attractive rate of in terest. The facilities for the safe custody of securities and the collection of in terest by banks on their cu...
CABRA-VALE CYCLE SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
CABRA-VALE CYCLE SPORTS. The Cabravale Cycle Club held a race on Saturday last, six miles, on the Cabramatta course. There was a good turn-up of riders, a noticable increase to the number of starters lately. There was a great interest shown by the public, many of whom knew better than those in charge how to run a cycle race. The result was: McKay (1.20). 19.38, 1; P. Kerz (scr.V 18.36, 2: W. Peacock (36), 19.7, 3; and R. Evans (40), 19-18, 4. Next Satur day there will be another six mile race.
CULVERT CAUSES TROUBLE [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
CULVERT CAUSES TROUBLE There waB considerable discussion at Cabra-Vale Council on Monday night on the question of the widen ing of a culvert at the corner of Lansdowne-street and Liverpool Rd. The matter was recently complain ed of by Mrs. Tait. A culvert put m by the Main Roads Board appears to be too small to carry the storm waters and is causing flooding of Mrs. Tait's land. The Board wants the cuncil to contribute towards the cost of widening the culvert. The matter has been left in the Mayor's hands for adjustment with the Board.
Apology Demanded LACKEY-REARDON INCIDENT [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 16 March 1929
Apology Demanded LACKEY-REARDON INCIDENT Marjorie La Doupe Lackey sent n letter to Cabra-Vale Council on Monday night, demanding an apol- ogy from Ald. Reardon, within 7 days from above date (March 11, 1929), with reference to his remarks at the council meeting prior to issue of "Biz," in which the paper stated: "Ald Reardon said: 'If she was not under the influence at the time she must have been suffering a recov- ery.' " Ald. Reardon, wrote the matron, had refuted the#evidence of a doc tor, police sergeant, a constable and an alderman of the council, who stated that the matron was perfectly sober. She had a certificate, for production in court, which vouches for the veracity of their statements. The matron further wrote: "I would also refer to the unvarnished falsehoods of the Mayor, who stat ed that my remarks were unprint able. Through all my experience as a military nurse, as a miner's nurse, in Coolgardie, in its infancy, I have never been subjected to such a torrent of filthy...
Granville Municipal Council. TUESDAY NIGHT'S MEETING [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 23 March 1929
Gram r Council. TUESDAY NIGHT'S MEETING The following aldermen were pre sent at Tuesday night's meeting of theG&mville Council: Aid. McGiU (Mayor), Stanton, Townsend, Baldock, Porter, Bowden, Patten, i&ppB, Fielding, Fleck, AdaniB and Kay. CORRESPONDENCE. The correspondence included let tors from: The Secretary Board .' Fire Com missioners, stating that the Board has approved of the addition to t'.-.c staff of the Guildford Fire Brigade of two permanent firemen. Mr. W. Bushell, drawing attention of the state of the Guildford Rpad, between Blaxcell-street and Wood ville Road,-The overseer reported that ruts will be levelled. The Secretary Metropolitan Water, Sewerage and Drainage Board, stat ed that a free supply of water to Garden Plot near Guildford railway station, will be granted subject to any restrictions which may be impos ed. Engineer in charge Metropolitan Division Main Roads Board, wrote stating that the Board has no objec tion to a traffic dome been placed ...