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Lecture. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

Lecture. On Wednesday evening last, the Rev, Geo. Walters lectured in theCnmberland Hall, on ' The Mission of the poets.' The lecture was under the auspices of the Auburn Literary Institute, and there was a fair attendance. Mr. J. Dbtijjuuiitiuii uuuuyieu (lit) uiittir, uliu ui a few brief remarks introduced the lecturer. Mr. Walters, on opening, said his lecture would be in three divi sions, and at the close of each division there would be some vocal music. The subject, he said, was not a popular one ; but very often it was the unpopular subjects that were the best. The lecturer gave a lengthy but lucid defin ition of what is meant by poetry, showing that mere rhyme, although put together m rnytmmcal measure, was not in the true sense, poetry. Poetry was distinguishable from prose — although prose could contain the essence of poetry. The lecture showed how perfect poetry was noticeable through the whole of nature ; and briefly reviewed, and drew comparisons between many of the stan...

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Death of Mrs. R. Henderson. AN OLD-TIME RESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

Death of Mrs. R. Henderson. AN OLD-TIME RESIDENT. Mrs. Barbara Henderson, whose connection with the old town of Parramatta goes back to the almost pre-historic days ol the early fifties, died at her residence, Fennell-street, on Mon day last at the ripe age of ninety years. Tbe jud deceased lady was the only daughter of Mr. David Drysdale of Alloa, Claclcm&nnshire, early in the centary. She married Mr. Robert Henderson of that town, and with her husband and three children left her native land for 4* Australia some 43 years ago. Mr. and Mrs. * Henderson very soon after their arrival made their home in Parramatta., with which town ' they have been intimately associated ever since. Mvh. Henderson, who lived a quiet and re tired life, more especially of late years, was indirectly connected with the public and com mercial life of this town through her son, Mr. D. D. Henderson, J.P., who is in the very first rank of PorramattaV successful business men, and her daughter, Mrs. Benni...

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AUBURN. The "Downes" Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

AUBURN. The 'Downes' Trouble. At the Parramatta Small Debts Court on Wednesday, James and Sarah Downes, of Auburn, proceeded against Albert and Mary Downes for slander, the damages being set down at £10. Mr. Jhonson anneared for complainant. and Mr. Bowden for defendants. The parties in the case were relatives, the complainants being the parents of the male defendant, whose wife, it was alleged, had used certain defamatory expressions respecting her motherin law — Mrs. Downes, senr. The male complainant (Downes, senr.) was only nominally brought into the case. The relationship of the parties being brought under the notice of the Bench, their Worships strongly advised a settlement on amicable terms ; and granted a brief adjournment to see what could be effected to that end. Nothing, however, could be done, and the case was heard. Complainant deposed that the female defendant, on 22nd August, used the words, ' It is you who are a tliief — if you're an honest woman you will return the ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

«r TAKE NOTICE! UBS. &REENWAY DESIRES to inform her Numerous Friends and Patrons that Bhe has OPENED A BRANCH OF HER BUSINESS At the Well-known Corner lately occupied by C. E. Fuller, CHURCH AND MACQUAHIE STREETS, PARRAMATTA, And Trusts, by a Continuance of Attention^ thtir wantf, to- merit a fair share of /. / their Orders. \s// Call ajnMnspect her Stock / / / GREENGROCERY, FRESH FRUIT?%c. ALEXANDER TOD Wishes to notify the public that he has taken - Tbe PARRAMATTA BAKERY (Lately carried on by Mr. Joan Sutton), Corn* jA BOSS and CHURCH STHHfcTS, Aftnarcte to receive a fair shareuoMie / / people's patronage. f(7 Best QAality Bread delivered to a/y part of ?' ? the town. ? ? Mrs. McLeod Havinf^OMdVED from THE CEDARS to St. JSfgB'ii LODGE, M&cgu&rie-sU&V^&r- ramotta, tKojras the public for pa&^MyGuts ?, and wiabts to announce she has ^aCA^NCIES for BOARDERS. Boots - Boots i i Boots i ! THE CELEBRATED BOOTS 'K' & SHOES FOB EASE AN...

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ROOKWOOD. Railway Fares. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

ROOKWQOD, Railway Fares. 4 meeting to ccmsidec the matter ol ende^vourjng tq secure a reduction in the railway fyres on the westernsub urban liije was hqld in the Council Chambers, Bookwood, qn Friday night ; t^e'Mayor (far. R. Slee) in the chair. Tijerew^Bgn atten^nce of afymt fifty residents, including several of the al dermen. The Chairman, in declaring the business of the meeting, briefly con tended that the chief remedy required related to workmen's tickets. Aid, Corbett moved ' That in the opinion of this meeting the time lias arrived when steps should be taken to I induce the Railway Commissioners to j reduce tne tares on tne western-suourD&n railway to and from the city.' He said many people considered the fares were sufficiently low. Perhaps where trips were taken occasionally ibis might be so. But in the first instance living in the suburbs was dearer than in tbe city. Then, when to this was to be added the fact that perhaps three or four of a family bad to travel ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

QEN8JLTI0N IN THE TilLOBING. jKj Mto?ALD^toyaU;known Cy/lai, C^^sJJS KING-M® x) SJDNEY, . -/ H*b flommenoed Bosmeaa at OHTJROH- 8TBEET, PABKAMATTA, Newliinnox Bridge. SUITS may be obuinedat IiOWEST PBICES Or on Customers. 1 ff^rpmnmiZHXBPEClhiiTi^ 7/8 deposit.' BPITR t/- por week. A gtaUtote^OctterBngaged. OTOIiISTSiffla'tlliUBg'dwJt mth on Special Tamu.

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I.O.O.F. Social. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

I O.O.F. Social. The annual social meeting of the Auburn United Lodge, No. 57,X.O.O.F., was held in the Auburn TTall on Saturday evening. About 40 couples were present, chiefly lodge members, and their immediate friends. Messrs. Evans and Affleck were most emcient M.u 8 — the former gentleman being especially assiduous, and in addition discharging the duties of secretary. Messrs. Man tova, Oollett and Willisford supplied the music for the dancers, and during the intervals, songs were contributed by Messrs. Jas. Cater and B, Thompson. A very successful round of pleasure making and enjoyment set in early and was continued till on the stroke of I midnight; and the supervision of the j active committee of management — con- 1 gisting of Messrs. Bush, N. G,, Affleck P.G., McEwan V.G., Petty, Cheetham (treasurer), Briant P.G., W. Evans, Schofield and Moore— ably seconded t.hn efforts of the M's 0., to ensure not merely decorum, but a mutually happy time for all interested. The lodge has no...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

MR. Dpt'l,TQ^. Mr. l)oulton( ^ gpdaty.i^Mi m^ision aiy ui\der- t^aium^Bs 0^ the C. U. Aaaociat^o^, ! reoBniV-Teeeive^, .fy. {n^om^ ; Ueaila. that ^r the'i^t. B^ ttjopttp, ^ stuUeq Swahiii, aijoailW V.lWMe» Aging tenasterOlBOgo, jjoioh ^s-(k vety tnttoh Jnoredlffloult Ungnage. He ia aMa to give short addresses to native dhiistluia. . i

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

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The Liberty Plains Druids' Social. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

The Libert? Plains Druids' SociaL The fourth anniversary of the Liberty Plains Lodge, A.O.D., was celebrated by an all-night social at the Albert Hall. The lodge has made rapid progress since its establishment, and now numbers 140 financial members, and has a good balance at credit. The hall was decorated for the occasion, and Tetley's band discoursed good dance music. Mrs. Bobertson ' catered in good style. The whole was under the care of a zealous committee of management, consisting of Messrs. Guyatt, Btarkoy, Halpin, London, Jack son, Baty, Skinner, Brunswick, White, Buttsworth, with Mr.. J. Walls as secre tary. Visitors were present from the Jubilee, Granville, . and Parramatta lodges. Amongst prominent district residents present were the Mayor of Auburn (Mr. T. Taylor), and Aid, Boper. Messrs, Guyatt and London were M.O's. Representatives of the Grand Lodge of thp Order were in attend&rtoe, The aupqal meeting qf fte Granville Fjra Brigade ^as held oj) Tuesday even ing T...

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GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE. Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE. Borough Council. Granville Council met on Wednesday. Present : Mayor Spears (in the chair), and Aldermen Lane, Irons, Finnegan, Windsor, Bowden, Kirk, Kelman, and Duncum. ^ Incoming CorniEsroKiiKNCE. | Letter from J. H. Threadgill, asking for | strip of asphalt in Brisbane-street, — Received, and referred to the Works Committee. Letter from Bank of New South Wales,, re rates on R. Deonison's property, asking the Couocil to accept £2 10s in settlement. — lleceived. Tbe Council-clerk stated the Bank bad already paid the full amount claimed, aud bad apparently over-looked tbe fact, I and uow offered some more. (Laughter). 1 Letter from J. Truetand, re application for Inspectorship of Nuisances (for which he was an unsuccessful candidate), thanking tbe Council for their consideration. — lleceived. Letter from the Board of Water Supply anti Sewerage Board, notifying that residents of Constance-street could obtain water from Woodville-road hydrant at Is pe...

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All Saints' Parish. ENTERTAINMENT. MUSIC AND TABLEAUX. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

All Saints' Parish. ENTERTAINMENT. MUSIC AND TABLEAUX. A splendid entertainment was the concert and tableaux at All Saints' schoolroom, Parra matta North, an Wednesday eveiing last. The Rev. John Done presided, and in his address to the ladies and gentlemen preicnt, he pro mised more social evenings of the same kind, in 4he future. Miss A. Spier played a brilliant pianoforte solo as an overture. The first tableau was 'How happy I could be with either'— the 'I' in the case being Mr. Kill. Brown. Miss Sterling sang with most pleasing effect ' For ever and for ever.' A new tableaux followed, ' A. waif ' and a touching picture it was. Tbe'h came the suc cess of the evening (if hilarity be a test), the recitation ' Only a pin.' In ' The Dancing Lesson ' tableau Mr. P. Brown was instructing Misses F. Purchase and C. Waugh in their fantastic steps. Miss Wilson sang ' The meet ing of the waters.' Miss F. Simpson was Queen of the May in the tableaux ' The May Queen.' Miss Waugh, whose singin...

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Sporting. CRICKET. B C.C. v. Fairfield [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

Sporting. CRICKET. B C.C. t. Fairfield. The Britftonift* met Fairfield on B.C.C. wVket on Saturday last, and occupied the wicket nearly all tbe afternoon, compiling 211 runs. Whiterord 60, Pitcher 84, Hnnns 31, Bachelor 32. McKny 20, and Tanks 10 batted well. C. Donnon was the most successful | bowler. Scores JlitrrAXNUK. Whiteford, c McMiles, b Jacob . . GO I Richardson, b R. Donnan . . 1 ' Pilcher, b Harris ? 34 Howell, b C. Donnon ? 1 Lavors, b C. Donnon . . . . . . 7 W linns, c Stinson, b C. Donnon . . 31 Batchelor, b Jacobs ? 32 McKay, c Dreis, b C. Donnon. . ..20 Tnnks, b Dreis . . . . 10 Watts, not out . . . . . . 0 Cardiff, b Jacobs . . 0 Sundries ? 15 Total ? 211 Fahifzeu). C. Donnon, b E. Howdl . . . . 5 ' Dreis, c Batchelor, b Pilcher . . 0 B. Donnon, not out 3 Sundries ? 2 Total for two wickets . . . . 10 Granville True Blue v. Granville Junior. Played at Granville on Saturday ; and re sulted in a draw. Scores : Tece Blue. Rollans, b Muston . . . . 3 C. Schrader, b Ryder...

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CANLEY VALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

CANLEY VALE. A new mission hall on the ground at St. John's Park given by Mr. Brooks is being erected. The opening cricket match of the season at Canley Vale was played between the St. John's Park C.C. and the Canlev Vale TTn.ll Commnv'R Club. on 7th inst., and resulted in a victory for St. Johns by 12 runs. Mr. Wearne, an ex-intercolonial player, batted in great style, and tbe Mayor, Mr. Stim son, showed that he was no mean wielder of the willow. Mr. Wise, we hear, played Against his own club. Mrs. Groenwav isoneninc a fruiterer's and greengrocer's depot in tbe corner, Fuller's buildings, three doors south of tha Fbee Pbess office. It's a thousand to one the venture takes) At last, in tbe centre of our fruitproduc ing distriot, we will be able to buy wholesome, refreshing ' fresh cheap fruit. At the Parramatta Bmall ; Debts Court on Wednesday, William Buxton proceeded against Charles Muston for £10, representing damage done to fruit-trees on oomplatnant'a property by two ealvee, tb...

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Our Industries. MESSRS. SUMMONS AND GRAHAM'S NEW FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

Our Industries. MESSKS. SUMMONS AND GRA HAM'S NEW FACTORY. Mossrs. Summons and Graham, the woll-km u cordial manufacturers of Purrumntt * South, have removed from their leii'ed premises in LandBdowne street to buildings erected to their order iu i'i.\uii-sii'wi Lrum iicsigns prepared by Mr. W. Coates, architect of this town. The new edifice stands on a commodious block of ground, possessing 100 feet frontage to Oixon-street with a depth of some 250 feet. On this has been provided — at an outlay of some £850 — a two-storied brick factory, six-stall stable and out buildings. The factory itself is GO x 30 feet. The lowest floor is of concrete and largely follows tbe natural fall of the land — which just here is about 1 in 15. Immediately above is the hori- , zontul rack-floor of the building. This allows the water escaping from the bottling department on the lower floor ; — through the interstices of the flooring — to be diverted to a sink at the rear, whence it is carried off by under...

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SMITHFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

SMITHFTELD. Tbe Smithfield C.C. and St. John's C.C. met at Canley Vale on Saturday last the 14th insfc. Smithfield occupied the wickets all the afternoon ; O'Connor, ou nui uiu ; u. iiomoay, to ; joansion, 27; Maskelyn, 10. Total for 8 wickets, 214. The new bridge on the Liverpool Road has now been completed. The Hon. Jacob Garrard, we understand, obtained £40 towards the erection of this bridge, and five local trustees have been appointed. The usual fortnightly dance eventuated in the Smithfield Town Hall on Satur day. Twelve couples were present. Mr. Henry Hodges was M.C.

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TOONGABBIE AND WENTWORTHVILLE. Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

T00NGABBIE AND WENT WORTHVILLK Progress Association. A special meeting was held in the School of Aits, Toongabbie, on Wednesday evening last. Present — Mr. W. L. Oakes (in the chair), and Messrs. Knox, Ruttcr, Bell, Klippert. Birk, Page, Colbet, Bean, Johns, and T. Wilmot (secretary). It was decided to forward reports of meetings to tne f kee i'REss in future. A letter was received from Hon. Jacob Garrard re the £35 voted for repairs to Darcy road and Railway-street— Moved by Mr. Knox and seconded by Mr. Colbert, that the letter be received and reply sent to Mr. Garrard asking that any unexpended balance of the £35 might be spent in making the hill on Binalong-road temporary passable until further vote can be obtained. — Carried. Moved by Mr. Bean and seconded by Mr. Bell, that a letter be written to Mr. Wentworth asking him when and where he could sec a deputation from the Association regarding local matters, more especially regarding the £149 voted as being available for roads lea...

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CONCERT AT DURAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

CONCERT AT DURAL. A concert was given in the Temperance Hall on Tuesday 10th inst. (in aid of the local Temperance Society) under the direction of Mr. A. Barry, of Parramatta. The hall was well filled. A very g-x)d programme of songs and instrumental music was rendered. Mr. Barry, Miss F. Barry, Mr. and Mrs. E. Pearce, Miss Moore, Miss S. Barry, Mr. Petberick con tributed items. A hearty vote of thanks was given to the performers on the motion of Mr. J. C. Hunt.

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SMASH UP. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 21 September 1895

SMASH UP. . What ' might have been ' a big smash came off outside Weston and Oo.'s sale yards on Friday. A horse, belonging to Mr. Hollier of Smithfield, bolted, starting several others agoing, and a big commotion ensued. When the dust was cleared away, it was found very little harm was done. The ringleader came to earth and barked his knees. The tram then appeared on the scene and barked his heels. Then the owner took possession.

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