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CENTRAL CUMBERLAND CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
CENTRAL CUMBERLAND CRICKET ASSOCIATION. The Committee of tho Central Cumberland Cricket Association mot ou Saturday evening in the Auuus oiJice, Farramalta, Mr. T. D. jittle. vice-nresident. in the chair. Tim following players were soleoted as the first sixteen, representing town and country associated elubs, in connection with the Clarke Memorable Match, to bo played on Queen's Birthday, on tho Parramatta cricket ground: — Town: Andrews, Egans (Albion), Thwaito (Albert), Wharf, Miner (Eorehill), Thorpe, Mayo, Board (Hospital for Insane), Byrnes, Donnah, Spears, Nagle, Bennett, M. Tunke, Calver and Sweeney (Coates). Country: Conroy, Miller, Fenton, Barton (Auburn), J. andG. Spurway, Jordan, Short, (Brush Farm), Kirby, Homers, J. Cowell, W. T. Spurway (Field of Mars), Hawkins, O. and C. Osborno and Duffy (Hornsby). The small charge of sixpence will bo mado for admission to the ground, and the funds thus derived will be devoted to tho placing of a headstono over tho grave of the late ...
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY SPORTS. Tho programmo of tho Parramatta Trotting and Raco Club (which has como into existence with the good intention of catering for tho people of tho district and so obviating tho necessity of their looking elsewhere for amuse ment) appears in our advertising columns, and clearly indicates that tho club means business. The initial gathering takes place on Queen's Birthday. Six events are down on tho card, and no less a sum than C100 added money is offered. This is a good commencement, and whnt do we find in the conditions ? Why, that the management mean to oner overy possiblo inducement for competition. For tho District Handicap Trot of 15 sovs ono mile and a quarter, only 5s is required as nomination fee, which wo infer from tho conditions gires each owner a fully paid rip start. This race should induce a big entry. The leading item is tho Birthday Handicap Trot of 30 sovs., 2 miles, for all horses ; and tho programme also includes tho Handicap Galloway Race of 2...
Dundas. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Dunctas. Social. — A very en]oyablo evening was spent at Eydalmero hotel on Friday last by two or three candidates for tho coming election and a few friends. All went as merry as a marriago bell till about 9 o'clock, when ono of the as piring aldermen suddenly burst forth ' .rset a quid I'll lien so and so, mon tioning another candidate ; but as he could not got anyone to tako it up, he shouted for all hands. Having drunk success to the new borough, they all marched away to the tune of ' ' We are jolly good follows.' I havo strong sus picions that, ono of our local oriokoters was amongst them, for in trying to take the ball behind the wickets next day ho used to blunder over tho stumps. Dissappointed Beideghoom. — While passing along the road on Saturday last I saw a most unusual sight — that of a newly married man in a towering rage, flourishing a copy of the Cumber land Argus. My curiosity being aroused, I wanted to know what was wrong, but all that could be got from him was ' tho...
Preparing for the Locusts. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Preparing for the Locusts. Energetic and organised efforts are this summer to be made to combat the plague of locusts which last year devas tated largo tracts of fertile country in Algeria. It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good. Tho preparations already made have occasioned tho pur chase of materials amounting' in value to a considerable sum. Chief among these materials are the following: Cretonne cloth for fencing, 300,000 yards ; strips of oilcloth for bands at top and bottom, 600,000 yards; stout cord for suspending the cloth, 400,000 yards ; oak stakos to support tho cord, 100,000 ; mallets for driving tho stakes, 6000 ; zink for lining the ditches, 6000 sheets ; and a large quantity of materials to servo as fuel to burn tho insects. — 'Industries.'
Castle Hill. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Castle Hill. Templary. — The usual quarterly meeting of the Universal Lodge -. .^ held in the Oddfellows' Hall on Thurs day, Bro. W. B. Smith, C.T., in the chair. The secretary read a letter from the Star of the East Lodge, Carlingford congratulating tho members of Hie Universal on their Buccess in opposing tho application made last month for a publican's license. Bro. Smith (repre sentative at the Grand Lodge) read a brief report of the work done at the Grand Lodge Session. The officers' quarterly reports were then read, which were fairly satisfactory. The secretary's report showed that ten Lodge meetings and three public meetings had ?been held during the quarter. The officers elect for the quarter were then duly installed by the Lodge Deputy, Sis. A. Smith, the following being the officers :— C.T., Bro. W. B. Smith; V.T., Sis. E. Smith; S.J.T., Sis. A. Kentwell; Chap. Bro. H. Kentwell ; Sec.ijBro. E. E. Tuckwell; F.S., Sis. Mills ; Treas., Sis. L. Willis ; M., Bro. Greenwood: D.M...
THE MUNICIPAL CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
THE MUNICIPAL CANDIDATES. To-day at soon there will be as grand a display of oratory as 6ver graced a first municipal election. No less than 21 candidates have been nomi nated for the new borough, so I hear, including the following gentlemen:— Messrs. S. Fulford, O. W. Mills, W. Spurway, E. W. Cowell, S. Goold, G. Spurway, J. Franks, John Eyan, James Sonter, A. Eyles, W. ? Midson, Grimes, J. Midson, E. Atkins, Gregory, Hodge, N. Harper, T. O'Neil, T. M. William son, Adamson and E. Swane. Possibly there are one or two more, but this should satisfy anybody. The Ee turmng-officer, Mr. W. H. Monckton, will put us straight on this point to-day. Proceedings will commence at 12 o'clock at the Eydalmere Hall, a most un central place. It is to be hoped that the Eeturning officer will limit the time of spealiing. But candidates should remember that workers are re quired not talkers.
Doctors in Court. THE PATIENT REPUDIATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Doctors in Court. THE PATIENT EEPUDIATES. At tho Parramatta District Court sit tings, before His Honor District Court Jiulgo Wilkinson, Dr.s. Phillips, Bow man and Brown sued John Douglas Buchanan for private- attendance upon him, at tho Parramatta District Hos pital* '? consequent upon his mooting with a railway accident at Eookwood. Tho amounts eluimod were, Dr. Phil lip's, £.02 10s ; Dr. Bowman, £lij 7s (id; Dr. Brown, ?£(- (is. Mr. 11. A. Eichardson appeared for plaintiffs, and Mr. Slattory appeared for tho defendant, who paid 4 guineas into court in payment for visits from Dr. Phillips after ho had loft tho Parra matta Hospital. Defendant's pica was that ho had boon troatod as a hospital patient and that tho fees charged by tho institution covered all oxponses. It was agrood that tho verdict given in one oaso should bo accoptod by all parties in tho tlireo cases. Phillips v. Buchanan was taken as the test case. George Henry Phillips, a legally qualified practitionor, practising...
Concert at St. Peter's, Sherwood. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Concert at St. Peter's, Sherwood. A highly successful concert was held in St. Peter's Mission Olmrcli, Western Eoad, on Tuesday evening. The musical portion of the proceedings was under the direction of Mr. Arthur Massey — a sufficient guarantee in itself of excellence. The work of getting up the concert and making all arrange ments was undertaken by Mrs. E. Har per and the Misses Harper, of May's Hill, and the ladies must have felt con siderable pleasure in the crowded aud ionco that filled the little building. Those ladies too were most attentive to those who were present and saw that all who could possibly sit were com fortably seated. The passage way was blocked with chairs, and thoso who came lato had to bo content with a view UU1U fclltj JJU-LU11. J.J.IU l^JU-LH V'-U. HMO prettily decorated with flags, ferns, (lowers and Chinese lantens surrounding a nicely worked greeting ' Welcome.' The Rev. H. Tate presided, in the un avoidable absence of Archdeacon Gunther, from whom an ap...
SATURDAY, MAY 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Satukday, May 4. The above Court continued its sit tings on Saturday morning. ALLEGED ASSAULT AND IlOBliERY. In the case of Michael Brennan, charged with assaulting and robbing Frederick Gates, on the night of the 8th of April, the jury, after being locked up for 20 hours, wore unable to agree, and were consequently dis charged. The case was postponed till the next sessions to be held at Darling hurst, prisoner being allowed tho same bail as on tho previous occasion. Mr. Mance, foreman of the jury complained of the bad accommodation afforded them. They had an insufficient number of blankets, throe jurymen having to share one blanket. One towel was all that was allowed them ; and there wore only two or three pillows. His Honor concurred in the justice of tho com plaint, and stated that ho would report the matter to the proper authorities. LARCENY. William Noble, convicted on a charge of stealing a bag of flour from tho storage platform of Messrs. Brunton and Co's. flour mills, was ca...
Parrramatta Quarter Sessions. (Before His Honor District Court Judge Wilkinson. FRIDAY, May 3. HORSE STEALING AND LARCENY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Parrramatta Quarter Sessions. (Before His Honor District Court Judge Wilkinson. FiuDAY, May 3. Hokse Stealing a-*d Larceny. Thomas F. Patterson, charged with stealing a horse, cart, and harness, tho property of Ernest Haliday, from Pros pect Camp on the 8th of April. Pro secutor swore that he bought the horse some months previous from Charles Samuel Bassett, an auctioneer, at Mount Costigan. The horse was branded CSB. He went with prisoner to Bathurst and during his stay there he lost the re ceipt. Tney came down iroin Jiatnurst togother (each driving his own horse and dray) and camped at Prospect Camp. Prosecutor left his horse and dray there and went on to Sydney. When he came back he missed his pro perty and also the prisoner. Next saw the prisoner's son driving the horse and property. He asked prisoner to give it up, which he refused. A witness named Alfred Cogden swore that he saw pris oner driving the horse and cart and he asked him if it did not belong to Hali day, to which h...
Modern Longevity. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Modern Longevity. A coeeesi'ONDEnt writes: — 'In the jeax from March 25, 1888, to March 24, '1889, there were recorded in the 'Times' the deaths of 193 persons, inhabitants of the Unitod Kingdom, aged 90 years and upwards. Of these 68 were men and 125 women. Two women had at tained 101. The rest were recorded as follows: — Aged 99, man 1, women 4 ; aged 98, women 3 ; aged 97, men 4, women 4 ; aged 96, men 4, women 7 ; aged 95, men 3, women 7 ; agod 94, mon 8, women 7 ; aged 93, men 7, women 17 ; aged 92, men 12, women 24; aged 91, men 15, women 19 ; aged 90, m-?n 14, women 31.'
Parramatta Petty Sessions. WEDNESDAY, MAY 8. Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, C.W. Lloyd, R. Harper, and E. Pearce, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 11 May 1889
Parramatta Petty Sessions. Wednesday, May 8. Before Messrs. H. ' Byrnes, C. W. Lloyd, E. Harper, and E. Pearce, Js.P.1 Patrick Dillon was fined 5s or 24 hours for drunkenness. John Burns, arrested on warrant, on a charge of assaulting his wife, Clara Burns. Constable Beattie, stationed at Prospect, deposed to arresting accused by virtue of warrant produced. Clara Burns deposed that the defendant was her husband ; on Thursday, the 25th. April he was the worse for drink and came home at about 6 o'clock in the evening ; whilst playing about tho yard with the children he fell down, and one of the little ones kicked him on the head accidentally ; he ran after the little girl, aged 9 years and said it was her that kicked him ; he was very violent, and witness ran to protect the child ; he then turned upon her and struck her ; witness ran away and defendant picked up an axe and ran after her, but fell down ; witness had not been home since ; she was afraid to go home ; de fendant had struc...
THE Cumberland Argus AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MAY 18. THE DUNDAS MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
THE FRUITGHOWBES' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MAY IS. THE DUNDAS MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. Notwithstanding tile fact that there is n. good deal of friction in tlio working of tho municipal machinery of several of tho New South Wales Borough and District Councils, the steady increaso in the numbor of these institutions is one of tho healthiest signs possiblo of tho socio-political progress, since every ad vance of municipnlism really means so much more ground won from Centra lisation — means so much more of whole some local Home Eule. Municipalisni haa already done a considerable amount of improving work in New South Wales by generating a brisk spirit of corporate energy and freedom and largely liolp iug to supply now motives for local im provements as well as f rosh iucentives to private and public beneficence. Muni cipal institutions afford a training which enable citizens to take moro com prehensive views of things ; and men thus trained grow up with their ambi tions more actively developed an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
CUMBERLAND BUILDING LAND AND INVESTMENT COMPANY. LIMITED. CAPITAL, £100,000. Paid up capital, £20,000 Uncalled capital, £13,000. Revervofund ,,. £2000. ' Money rcucircd on Fixed Deposit at tho fol lowing Rates : — Kor 12 months, 7 per cent per annum, 0 months, 6 per cent, per annum, And 6 per cent. n.t cull. Savings Bank Branch. — Deposits of One Shilling and upwards received, and six (6) por cent, interest allowed on tho Monthly Balance, . und no notice required for withdrawals. JNO. JAS. MILLER, Manager. Office— Masonic Hull Buildings, George-strceq miFlTTlJSTRALIAN JOINT ~STO CK i . BANK. PARRAMATTA BRANCH. Paid up Capital- .. .. £500,000 AVith liowcr to increase to £1,000,000 Resoivo Fund .. .. £310,000 Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at ourron rates Bills discounted and advances mude on ap proved security. Drafts issued on all tho principal cities m tho IX. M. TODHUNTER, Manager.
CENTRAL CUMBERLAND CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
CENTRAL CUMBERLAND CRICKET AS SOCIATION, At a meeting of the Central Cumberland Cricket Association on Thursday oveuing, tho following teams were selected in tho Clarke Memorial Match, to bo played on the Parra matta Cricket Ground 011 Quean's Birthday (the proceeds of which will go towards raising a stone over tho grave of the lato Arthur Clarke) : — Town: Andrews, ligans, Thwaitc, AVharf, Board, Miller, Thorpe, Byrnes, Don nau, ripears, Culver, Sweeney, Bennett, Tuuks M. (14), Naglc (15). County: Miller, Marshelena, Fenton, Barton, G. Spurway, Jordan, Short, Kirby, AV. '1?. Spurway, O. Osborn, C, Osborn, 'Duffy, Oonroy, J. Cowell (14), AVall (15),
CUMBERLAND ARGUS CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
CUMBERLAND ARGUS CUP. Auburn v. Coates. — Tho final contest for the Gup was commenced on tho Albert cricket ground, Parramatta, on Saturday last. Tho Auburn captain winning tho toss sent his men to tho wickets, possession of which they re tained for tho afternoon, makinsr the respectable total of 98 runs for tho loss of 0 wickets, Marshalnna, Conroy, Feuton, and AV. Hayes playing good cricket for their runs. All the Coates bowlers wero tried, Byrnes, and Mai. Tuuks proving tho most successful. The match will bo continued to-day, Auburn 1st Innings. Marshalena, e, b Tunks . . . . 33 Conroy, l.b.w. b Spears . . . . 1 4 Fenton, not out . , . . , . 2G Miller, c, b Tunks . . . . 1 Hayes C, b Byrnes .. .. 3 Everett, h Byrnes . . . , 0 Hayes AV., not out .. ., 14 Total y wickets for . . US Tlie Carlingford C. C. met and defeated the Field of Mars 2nd on tho latter' s wicket on Saturday. Scores : — Field of Mars 40 ; Stevens and CattlOeach. Carlingford, 5 wickets for 81, Jas. Stevens juu. 2...
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY SPORTS. The loading feature of tho Queen's Birthday spirts at Rosohill is the extraordinarily liberal charge for admission. It will be observed iu tho advertisement that ladies and children under 10 years of ago will be admitted free. The charge for admission to the grandstand is only 2s Od, and to the ledger Is, so that for cither sum a man can indulge his family with a first-class day's amusement. This is bidding for popularity if you like. Largo entries have been received for the various events, and the Granvillo Baud has been en gaged to supply tho music for those who love to skate or dance in tho pavilion. The sports will commence at noon.
RANDWICK RACES. THE ROYAL STAKES—6 furlongs [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
RANDAVICK RACES. The Soyai. Stakes — G furlongs st lb st lb Plutarch .. 9 10 Stamford .. 7 0 Sedition . . 9 3 Hoppicker . . 7 0 Botlrwell .. 8 8 The Miner .. 7 0 Nonsense .. 8 G Chic .. G 12 Centaur . . 8 G Scatterfield . . G 12 Amina . , S 4 AVilberforco . . (- 12 LaValctta .. 8 4 Magnus .. G 10 Gaged' Amour 8 2 Little Birnie .. G 10 Glen Elgin ..82 Allen . . G 10 Spice . . ..80 Surprise . . G 10 Golden Crown 8 0 Claremont . . OS Cinaron ., 8 12 Otto .. G 8 Tuscarora .. 8 12 Steeltrap .. G 8 Bernardo .. 7 12 Tho Telegram G 8 Looksley .. 7 10 Arlino .. 0 8 Lady Marion 7 10 Sophy . . G G Pearlshell .. 7 S Little Lady .. G G Retort ,. 7 S Party .. G G Too Soon ,.78 Bustler . . G G Stock woll .. 7 S Chartreux .. 0 G Burrilda .. 7 8 Zama .. G 4 Consequence* . . 7 G May Queen . . G 4 Timbrel . . 7 0 Emperor . . 0 4 Eyry ., 7 0 Muriel ..0 2 Anbeus .. 7 4 Hazel .. 0 2 Kn. Templar . . 7 4 Cazotlo . . G 2 Melody .. 7 4 Pastmastcr .. G 2 Soldier's AVind 7 4 Rex ..02 Dallcy .. 7 2 Tho Tyler .....
Parramatta Poultry Club. Delivered [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Parraraatta Poultry Club. A committee meeting of the above club was held iu Messrs. Chiitfiold and 'Brown's offices, George-street, Purramnttu, on Monday even ing, when a lot of important business was transacted. There were present, Mr. H. T. Douglass (in the chair), and Messrs. T. I-V Mackenzie, W. R. Salter, S. Bigg, J. Smith, E. J. Brown, AV. O. Ward, T. II. Webb, J. G. Fyall, R. Fletcher and T. D. Little. Tho minutes of the previous meeting were read aud confirmed. Mr. AVebb, who was elected secretary at th annual meeting, declined the honor on the grounds that he was not sufficiently acquainted with tlvo duties appertaining to tho office, lie was quite willing, however, to assist any gentleman who might be elected to the office. On this understanding Mr. Brown accepted the position. Mr. Rigg was then elected a vice president in tho room of Mr. Brown, mid Mr. AVcbb took Mr. Rigg's placo on the committee. It was announced that the Exhibition Coop Company would bo successfully flo...