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PUBLIC SCOOL, AUBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
PUBLIC SCOOL. AUBURN. Messrs. F. Farnell and J. Nobbs, M's.P., havo received the following communication from, the Public Instruc tion Department: — 'Referring to the deputation which waited on the Minister of Public Instruction on the 29th ulcinio, and represented the necessity for the es tablishment of a Public School at North Auburn, I am directed to inform you that having considered reports upon the matter, tho Minister is of opinion that the wants of the residents generally will be best met by raising the status and efficiency of the existing public school at Auburn. With this view, Mr. Carruthers has authorised the erection of a girls school at this place to accommo date 200 pupils, and tho Architect far Public Schools has been asked to pre pare the necessary plans and specifica tions.'
New Agricultural Implement. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
New Agricultural Implement. After about seven years' labour, Mr. John Bridgefoot, one of the gardeners at the Parramatta Hospital for Insane, has invented and completed an agricul tural implement which is really a com bination of implements, being converti ble, with very little trouble, into a scari fier, a harrow, a cultivator, or a potato hiller or ridger, as well as being vory useful in the matter of making draws* in land where irrigation is practicable. The frame of the implement is in the form of a T, at tho butt end of which are steeling handles, and at the other or forward end a pilot-wheel and shackle of ordinary construction. To tho bar frame are attached the various parts which impart to the implement its characteristic qualities. When used as a harrow and scarifier, from a slot in the forward part of tho frame a stem, depends, 'carrying an obtuse-ung\©d blade or shear, and from either end of tho butt of tho cruss .a stom having an inwardly turned blade which extends downw...
Parramatta Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Parramatta Borough Council. The regular moeting was hold on Mon day evening. Presont : The Mayor (Mr. F. Boames) and Aldermen Taylor, Dixon, Dellow, Ritchie, Ferris, Drew, Booth, Brodie, Tiernan and Neale. Tho Water Committee's report stated that tho Committee were considering fhfi miestirm of connecting1 the water works with the Council Chamber by telophone.- Eoceived. The Financo, Baths and Market, and Improvement Committees' reports, re ceived at last meeting, were adopted. In ref crenco to a sum charged in the Finance Committee's report, as travell ing exponses for the Overseer of Works, Aldorman Eitchie said it appeared to him to be a very loose way of doing business to place a fixed sum clown for travelling expenses, without enquiring whether tho amount was really required or exponded. No private firm in the colony would allow any servant to charge travelling expenses in this way without knowing what the charges wore actually for. The Mayor stated that tho amount was fixed by ...
Castle Hill A. and H. Association. COUNCIL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Castle Hill A. and H. Association. COUNCIL MEETING. On Saturday a meeting of the abovo Council assembled ia a room adjoining Mr. Black's new store, Castlo Hill, the following gentlemen being presont: — Mr. Cyrus Edgar Fuller, vice-president, in the chair, and Messrs. F. H. G. Hogprs, secretary, Joseph Fuller, J. C. Hunt, W. H. Tuckweii, Joseph 1- ranks, James Harrison, J. 'W. Foster, A. J. James. L. Banks, C. E. Gibbs, James Black, C. J. Moore, W. E. Williams, A. Jii. Thorne, II. Harrison, John Stranger, S. Fagau and M. Eeddan. The secretary jn-oduced all bills to hand in connection with tho recent show, for tho approval of the Council. Some exception was takon to a bill presented from the 'Mercury' office, Parramatta which amounted to £32 lGs 2d, less £5 16s Od discount. One item whichraised the ire of several councillors ?was tho charge for advertising thesche dulo of prizes throe times, which was put down at £21. Eeforence to the . bill presented by' tho Cumberland Akgus showed t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
! LETTEES AND TELEGKRAMS BECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION. Undertakers. STATE AND REFORM -FUNERALS conducted in the most respectable manner and at Moderate Charges. Lead, Cedar, and Stained Coffins at Shortest Notice. Wreaths, Crosses, and Shrouds. Memorial Cards a Speciality — printed as required. Church Street, Pamunatta. New Furniture Arcade. Furniture Arcade. SAIMTY BROS. If you are about to FUENISH YOTJB HOUSE Come and Walk through our Arcade, and look at our Goods and Prices. English S, Colonial Furniture, Bedsteads &. Bedding, — AND — AUSTEIAN BENT FUENITUBE. Spring Mattresses, full size, from 15s. Chests of Drawers, from 30s. Kitchen Safes, 10s Gd. Kitchen Tables, 8s Gd. Drawing Boom Suites, from £11 5s. Hardware, Holloware, Brushware, Basketware, &c. Colonial Ovens, from 7s 6d. Garden Barrows, 16s. Long Handle Shovels, 2s 6d. Good. American Axes, 4s Gd. Wire netting from lft. to 6ft.— 2ft., 50 yds., 7s ; 3ft., 50yds., 10s 6d. Corrugated Iron Tanks — 200 300 400 500 ...
County Members at Work. PUBLIC SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
County Members at Work. PUBLIC SCHOOL IMPROVE MENTS. Mr. F. Farnell, M.P., has been in formed that the tender of Mr. George Coates has been accepted for erecting a classroom at tho Public School, Pros pect. Mr. Nobbs, M.L.A., has received communications from the Public In struction Department to tho effect that the following tenders have been aooep ted : — Mr. George Coatos, for erecting a class room, Public School, Prospect. Mr. W. Gazzard, for additions to the residence in connection with Public School, Kelly Ville, and erecting a weathershed in connection with Public School, Fairfield.
Dundas. THE COMING ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Dundas. THE COMING ELECTION. As the eventful 11th draws near tho strife in the new municipality begins to assumo a moro definite shape. Every day during tho past week has added to the list of known aspirants after civic honours. To-day puts an end to the yirobablo bv iuforminsr us of the actua candidates. Our ardent wish in the matter is that tho best men head tho poll and that tho incorporation of this grand district may be tho fore-runner of substantial imjirovoments, such as roads not designed solely for private individuals, but pro boiw piMieo. AVhero so many are worthy of praise, wo fool it would bo invidious to par ticularise tho merits of ono of the can didates, but to them all we say '? Onward.' Let the motto of oaqh ono bo ' Duui spiro spei'o,' (whilo I breatho J. hopo) and if civic honors do not fall to any individual, wo say to him 'Try again ' and would remind such a ono of tho lesson learnt by Bruce in his cell when ho observed the plucky little spider trying once, twic...
MIDWAY PLATFORM AT HORNSBY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
MIDWAY PLATFORM AT HORNSBY. Mr. John Nobbs, M.P., has been informed that, with reference to the representations made by the deputation introduced by him to the Commissioners on the 11th ultimo on the subject of the erection of a platform between Hornsby ond Thornleigh, the Commissioners, after most careful consideration, under the reports received, aro not prepared at prosent to approve of the erection of a platform at the place indicated.
The Fruitgrowers' Conference. AMENDING THE VINE DISEASES ACT. PROPOSED FRUIT PESTS AND DISEASES BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
The Fruitgrowers' Conference. AMENDING THE VINE DISEASES ACT. PROPOSED FRUIT PESTS AND DISEASES BILL. Ax adjourned mooting of tlio special committee appointed from tlio recent Fruitgrowers' Conference to framo a bill legislating on fruit posts and dis eases, was held in the Assembly Hall, Parrnmatta, on Tuesday morning. There were present : Mr. R. A. Ritchie, M.F. (in the chair), and Messrs. E, II. Acres, J. Tamsett, W. Stieme, W. Stimson, G. Lovoll, and E. Whitaker, secretary. Apologies were announced as fol lows : — From A. W. Stephen, Ponrith, stat ing that ho doomed it higlv time the fruitgrowers took successful action in refereuco to tlio question of posts and diseases. From Robert Scobic, West Maitland, expressing his opinion that tho vino diseases should be dealt with separately. As the soat of tho disease was under ground, he had no hope of dealing with it effectually except by destroying the plant that it was on. From F. A. Bucholtz, Mudgee, stat ing that ho would forward s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
BOOKING STOVES, AVards, Beacon Light, \J Mistress, Criterion. ? MURRAY BROS. I7URNISH throughout with _? ? MURRAY BROS. 17ENDERS and Fire Irons, try MS ? MURRAY BROS. 17ULL REGISTER GRATES— OsldTiOsi J? and 10s Gd each. ? MURRAY BROS. LOST, on the 24th April, in Parramatta or AVindsor Road, a BUGGY CUSHION. REAVARD on returning to C. O. Lamb's Stables. 'jyrONEY TO LEND, in Sums from £10 -LtJL and upwards, at reasonable Interest, on approved seourity. Apply to — J. E. BOAVDEN, Solicitor, Parramatta. IVfEW DAVIS SEAVING MACHINES.— _Ll Sole Agent for Parramatta and District. ? MURRAY BROS. NORTH STAR AVASH BOARD. ? MURRAY BROS. PUBLIC NOTICE. QUITES OF FURNITURE. High- Class kj Upholstered Furniture of all kinds MADE AND NEATLY REPAIRED. Mattresses Re-Made, Carpets Re-Laid, Venetian Blinds Made and Repaired. Frederick Stack & Company, THE PREMIER FURNITURE SHOAV ROOMS. (Late F. A. Artlett.) QTANDARD ORGANS by Peloubst. k5 ? MURRAY BROS. I1O LET, the centrally-situated Sale Yard...
Parramatta Petty Sessions. MONDAY, APRIL 29. (Before Messrs. G. T. Hunt, H. Byrnes, J. Whitworth, and G. Coates, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Parramatta Petty Sessions. Moxday, April 29, (Before Messrs. G. X. Hunt, II. Byrne?, J. Whitworth, and G. Coates, Js.P.) Kate Buckley pleaded guilty to hav ing no lawful visible means of support. Constable Board deposed that although the accused had no record against her, she was a very bad character and kept the worst of company. She was sent to gaol for six months. Bernard Donnelly, charged with hav ing been drunk, was discharged. George Fowler complained that Richard Cullou did unlawfully assault and beat him at Rouse Hill on Good Friday last. Complainant stated on the afternoon of the day mentionod de fendant and Constablo Bell came up near him, and Boll called him over ; when he went up, Cullen struck him on tho head, at tho same time saying : 'Take that, you larrikin'; witness thon picked up two stones and threat ened to throw them at accused if he struck him again. To Mr. Richardson : Defendant did not say. 'What busi ness had you to strike my boy ? ' I did not reply '. ' You...
TUESDAY, MAY 2 (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, Neil Stewart, and E. Ellison, Js.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 4 May 1889
Thursday, May 2. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, Neil Stewart, and E. Ellison, Js.P. Mary Barron, charged with being1 an idle and) disorderly person, and having no lawful visible means of support. She pleaded guilty. Constables Sherwood and Board gave the accused a very bad character. She was sent to sraol for six months. George Watsford was fined 5s or 24 hours for drunkenness. Elizabeth Jarrett v. Robert Bucking ham. Insulting language. Defendant pleaded not guilty and was defended by Mr. H. A. Richardson. Complainant deposed that she lived in Rookwood ; on tho 29th of April he used the language complained of. To Mr. Richardson : I did not flourish my hands in the defen dant's face and use the language com plained of to his wife ; I was never in a court before ; I was not drunk. Mary Halmer knew the parties before the court ; she heard the defendant use the language complained of. To Mr, Richardson : The defendant is a neigh bour of mine ; I have known him for over four years. Defondan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
A RCHITECTURAL. — AVantotl, Articled J\. Pupil. J. AV. Hill (Architect), late Hill and Smith, Church-street. UBURN— Best Corner, 45 x 120 ; high LAND, main road ; new COTTAGE ; close P. School; -1 minutes from Station. Cheap. Smith, Beatrice & Albert sts., Aub'n. A LL sizes Gal. Cor. Iron Tanks mado to J\. order at MURRAY BROS., ? Parramatta. fi OOKING STOVES, Wards, Beacon Light, VV Mistress, Criterion. ? ; ? MURRAY BROS. DISEASES of AVomen and Children. Miss CURLING, from Ladies' Medical Col lege, London, can be consulted at Taylor strcet, Parramatta. F' URNISH throughout with ? MURRAY BROS. 17ENDERS and Fire IronsTtrT IJ_ ? MURRAY BROS. 1' 7-ULL REGISTEirGRATES^Osldnois and 10s Gd each. ? MURRAY BROS. 170R SALE, a largo AA1ARY, containing JL about 50 Birds. For price, &o., apply Forsyth, Tobacconist. ONEY TO LEND, in Sums from £10 and upwards, at reasonable Interest, on approved security. Apply to — J. E. BOWDEN, Solicitor, Parramatta. \rEW~ DAVIS SEAVING MACHINES...
Where do Flies come from. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Where do Flies come from. Tub question is often asked, ' Whence come all the flies, and where do they go in the winter?' The following taken from an. American paper, which we cannot identity, contains a method cf reducing tho number, and may he use ful in tifie coming season. The common % is too well known to need description It belongs to the order Dipteria, it has two wings, suctorial mouth parts flies and mosquitoes stab and suck, but do not bite— and passes through com plete transformations. By this last we mean that the first stage, maggot, is not at all like the succeeding stages of the insect. It belongs to the family Ituscidw Such insects have short antennEO,. with the full plume on the last joint, and heavy, short bodies. This fly hiber nates in winter as a fly. Fortunately most of them never wake to life in the spring ; but enough of them survive to make things lively about August and September. The house-fly lays more than 100 whitish, elongated eggs. These are laid in ho...
The P.R.C. Skating Carnival. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
The P.R.C. Skating Carnival. ' Whikk, -whirr, whirr ! ' That's about all wo can got out of our head since wo attended the skating carnival run by the Parramutta Rowing Club in the Rosehill pavilion on Wed nesday evening. Thero was an awful ' whirr' — unceasing, unmuaioal, and, in fact, inde scribable. But thero was a groat deal of fun. When the first special tram unloaded the grand pavilion began to nil immediately, ana the last tram brought the attendance to over 250. It will bo inferred from this that the main object was achieved, namely, the augmenting of tho 'flowtido' funds of our deserving if not so very popular rowing institution. As an on ? conragement to such a manly pastime as row ing, the P.R.C. deserves well of the public, but somehow or another it has not of late yoars been overburdened with members, and the few plucky rowists -who have kept it going by ' a long pull, a strong pull, and a pull all together,' have hud a stern chase to row. Their courage, however, has at ...