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Current News. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Current News. On Sunday afternoon a party of five from Prospect Camp started away in a spring cart for an outing. During the trip no doubt they had a high old time, but unfortunately they came to grief when nearing home on tho re turn trip. By somo means yet unexplained the cart overturned and of course the convivial parties were scattered around. Peter Conda vini and Kate Gallagher suffered considerably, tho former sustaining injuries to the face and tho latter receiving a severe shock to the system. Both were conveyed to the Parra* matta Hospital, whore Dr. Bowman attended to them. On Sunday evening last tho Congregational Church was crowded, the occasion being tho funeral service in memory of the late James Harding, another victim to that 'pestilence that walketh in darkness '—that provontible diseaso, typhoid fever. The Rev. C, Taylor selected as his text, 1 Corinthians, 7, 29 — 'Brotheren, the time is shortened,' and to mourning parents, brothers, sisters, relatives, friends an...
Carlingford. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
Carlingford. PmOintf i ? parishioners of St. Paul's, Cuihngford, was held on Thursday ovouin tho Rev G. Mclntoshin tho chair. Thero we?e present Messrs. Gow, Harris, Cox, Catt Mar tin and Will amson. It was decided to call for tenders for taking up tho fence around the church property and substituting a new one replacing the picket fence and gules to prone and levelling church grouuds, and puffin down old and oroctiug new shod. vuumo
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
A cablegram to tho 'Herald,' dated London, May Hi, givos the following particu lars of the disposal of the shipment of fruit from Tasmania by tbo Iberia: — ' Seven hun dred and fifty cases of apples ox Iberia, from Australia, sold at 7s 3d to 17s 6d. Pearmains, Ciwseggs, and New Yorks averaged 15s. A shipment of pears and tomatoes by the same vessel was heated on tha voyage, and the con signmont was a failure.' Tho 'Telegraph' (of later date) has tho following : — London, Tuesday night. — Tho sale was continued to day of the consignment of Australian fruit by the Orient Company's R.M.S. Iberia. Alto gether 7000 cases of fruit have been sold at prices ranging from 8s to 21s per case. In numerous instances the packing was found to be defective.' Tub Parramatta branch of the Blue Ribbon Gospel Army intend celebrating their anni versary on Friday next (Queen's Birthday) by a tea and public meeting in the Gospel Hall on. the Western Road. Reports of the evangel istic work amongst dischar...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
IN MEMORIAM. HACKETT.— November 30, 1880, at Bathurst, Edith Mary Louisa, dearly beloved daugh- ter of John and Sarah Hackett, aged 3 years and 3 months. Also, at Parramatta, January 1, 1888, Blanche Gertrude, dearly beloved infant of John and Sarah Hackett, aged 1 year and 4 months. Also, May 11, 1889, Lancelot Edward, dearly beloved son of John and Sarah Hackett. aged 7 months and 10 days. The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.
THE CANDIDATES AND THE SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 18 May 1889
THE CANDIDATES AND THE SPEECHES. Proceedings commenced punctually at noon by tho Boturning Officer reading tho papers of nomination as follows : — roil ALDERMEN. James Fui.ford, fruitgrower, JSr mington, nominated by Messrs. B. AV. Cowell, G. Fitzgerald, and AV. II. Smith. Edgar Henky Swane, bookbinder, Bydalmero, nominated by Messrs. A. S. Carr and F. Bandall. George Hodge, farmer, Adderton Boad nominated by Messrs. E. Smith and 0. AV. Mills. Samuel Goold, J.P., gontleman, Dundas Boad, nominated by Messrs. J. D. Brown, AV. AV. Board, and J. A. Finnimore. AViu.iam SruuvAY, fruitgrower, Kis sing Point Boad, nominatod by Messrs. J. Stevens, jun., Joseph Stevens, and F. Hill. AVit.li.ui Mtdson, fruitgrower, Car lingford, nominated by Messrs. J. Grime, E. Byau, F. C: Cox, J. D. Brown, and J. Edwards. Gkokgk C. Adamson, storekeeper, Eriniiigton, nominated by Messrs F. C. Cox, J. Grime, E. Byan, and J. Ed wards. James Softer, fruitgrower, Kissing Point Boad, nominated by Messrs. J. I). Br...
The Macquarie-street Asylum Meat Contract and Mrs. Cunynghame. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
The Macquarie-stree'; AsylumMeat Contract and Mrs. Cunynghame. TO THE EDITOE OP THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. Sir,— I notico some statements in tho ' Cum berland Mercury ' of Tuesday lost, in rofer onco to the quality of tho moat supplied to tho Macquario-street Asylum during the period of my contracts, whioh extended over ten years. The roporter must surely have been in error in reference to the statements in this matter, which ho alleges were mado to him by Mrs. Cunynghamo. Immediately before Mr. Fin laydon supplied tho meat to tho Asylum, during the last three months of my contract, I ob tained tho following certificate from Mrs. Cunynghame :— 20th September, 1888.— From Superintendent Macquarie-street Asylum to R. L. Dunn, Esq. The meat supplied by Mr. R. L. Dunn has been of good-quality until the 6th of tho present month. Since that date the meat has on several- occasions been of bad quality. The average of overplus has been 12 lbs. per days, thus making up for the quality. The new arr...
Queen's Birthday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
Queen's Birthday. There will be no lack of amusemont for tho pleasure seekers on this popular gala day. All that is required is ' queen's weathor.' This assured, and tho promoters of tho many attractions aro bound to reap a golden harvest. Thero will for once be no necessity for the pater and mater to drag tho olive branches out of town for a day's amusement, as they will have ' laid on ' such a varied programme that the only difficulty will be experienced in making tho selection, TROTTING CLUB RACES. Tho nowly-forined Parramatta Trotting Cl ub holds its first meeting on the Rosehill track, when six events will be discussed. A number of good steppers are entered for the several events, and as Mr. Daly has taken the handicapping in hand, tho contests should be keen and exciting. The charges for admission are extremely liberal, and no doubt there will bo a good attendance, both of townpeople and city and country visitors. ROWING CLUB REGATTA. The popular Parramatta Rowing Club will ho...
Granville Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
Granville Borough Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of tho abovo Council was held on Wednesday ovening. Present : His Worship tho Mayor, Aldtrmau Uiiwin (in the chair), Aldermen Fomytli, Kay, Ritchie, Fowster, Golf and Leggott. The minutes of tho previous meeting wero read and confirmed, ThoFiuanco Committeo's report, rccommom'f ing the payment of accounts and salaries amounting in all to £31o 18s (id was adopted. A letter was r-ad from Alderman Nobbs, pointing out that tho sum of £200 was avail able for tho Free Public Library hi connection with the Couuoil Chambers. It only required that a list of books bo sent to tho Minister for Public Instruction. — Received. A statement of accounts showing tho rocoipts and expenditure sinco tho timo tho municipality was divided into wards was sub mitted by tho Council Clerk. Wo extract the following information therefrom : — West Ward.— Total receipts, £1410 0s 7d ; total expenditure, £1G27 2s Gd: dr. balance, £187 Is lid. Lighting Accoun...
SPORTS AT ROSEHILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
SPORTS AT ROSEHILL. Following are the entries and handicaps for the sports at Rosehill on Queen's Birthday, un der the management of the Parramatta Trot ting Club. Sir. Marsden, the secretary, has made every arrangement for the convenience of those who purpose attending. Trams at fre quent intervals will leave the George-street corner and special trains will run between the course and metropolis. A largo attendance of the distriot people is expected. The pro gramme will commence at noon. Wo again invite attention to the liberal charges for ad mission.' Tho Granvillo Baud will bo in attendance for dancers and skaters. Handicap Galloway Race — C furlongs. st lb st lb Kitty .. ..8 8 Elfin .. ..7 0 Indop'ud't Bob 8 0 Woodbine ..70 Valentino . . 7 12 Cygnet . . 7 0 Peeress .. 7 12 Stella .. ..7 0 D.Y ? 7 8 Minnio .. 7 'J Harlequin .. 7 5 Sunuysido .. 0 12 Femlief .. 7 4 Victor.. .. 0 10 Barbelle ..7 2 Three Star .. 0 7 Sylvia.. ..7 0 District Handicap Tkot— 1}- miles. yds. yds. Tommy ? 3...
Granville Primitive Methodist Church. FIRST ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
Granville Primitive Methodist Church. FIRST ANNIVBRSAUY. Special services were held in the above ihurch on Sunday last, the occasion being tho lust anniversary of the Sunday school. The Rev. J. Ashmead (the pasfcir) preached in tho morning, and the Rev. J. H. Carruthers con ducted the evening service. Tho Rov. Mr. Farr, of St. Peter's, delivered an address to tho children in tho afternoon. Tho church had been very nicely decorated with floral wreaths and mottoes, presenting a rather gay appear ance internally. The building was well filled at each service, and the collections for the day amounted to a tidy sum. Miss Floronce Aslimead officiated as organist. Appropriate hymns and hosannas were sung by the power ful and efficient choir, under the ablo con ductorship of Mr. W. Bennett. On Monday night a public meeting was held as a further celebration of the anniversary, and was well attended. Mr. Cuthbort Brown (vico-superintendont of tho Sunday school) was voted to the chair. Tho Chai...
Current News. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
Current News. A little boy named Griffith Charles Ent wistle, aged !J years and 3 months, son of Mr. W. G. Eutwistle, opt'o'ai', was admitted into tho Parramatta District Hospital on Sunday afternoon, suffering from a fractured skull. It appears that the little fellow was playing ball with somo other youngsters, when tho ball was knocked near a horse's heels. Tho child foolishly ran to pick up tho ball and received a kick on tho head. He is in a dangerous condition. In tho Insolvency Court, Sydnoy, onMonday, beforo Mr Justico Deffol, an application for a iortilioato was mado by Cyrus Edgar Fuller, :-f Parramatta and Sydnoy. The hearing of Iho application was odjourned to Juno 3, and mi ordor was mado under section 03, Balling upon tho trustee (Mr. Alfred Mason, of Parramatta) to show cause wliy ho should not bo removed from the position of trustoo for having failed to comply with section 07. Mu. John Thompson, tho satiior niombor of tho linn of Thompson and Giles on Monday morning s...
Local Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
Local Topics. Lames and Gcntloinen, we give you: ' Tho Queen ! God bless her ! and may she bo spared to enjoy many moro Birthdays '.' Sho is a good woman, and her rule as a sovereign Has been a glorious oue. She has worn tho ' awful crown ' of her 'innumerable- realms ' boforo hor People with resoluto loalty to' her coronation vow, and with true dignity before tho World. Her subjects are freomen. Each can boast as Paul did of being tho citizen of no mean city, sinco there is no spot in her Empire but. is beneath tho shcltor of that metoor flag which is the talisman of safety to every ouo who can assert, Iain « Briton ! So health and happiness to tho gracious Victoria, the Queen of tho Frco, and may heaven confound the knavish tricks of those who would work mischief to her Throne! On the principle (as recently laid down in England) that to baeearat is not to gamble, we presume it may bo inferred that to buck u horse is not gambling either ! A sewage-farm for ParramattafWMi Cmmvillo o...
The Fruitgrowing Industry in New South Wales. LONDON, MAY 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
The Fruitgrowing Industry in New South Wales. Loxdox, May 16. A deputation from the Fruitgrowers' League asked Sir' Saul Samuel if the Government of New South Wales would facilitate tho acquiring of land in the colony for the development of the fruit growing industry. The deputation also askod whether the Government would contribute towards the expenses of sending an expert out to the colony. Sir Saul Samuel, in reply, expressed doubt as to whether his Government would assist tho project iu a pecuniary way. He regarded it rather as a matter for private enterprise, but he undertook to say that the Government would afford the Fruitgrowers' League every infor mation on the subject. — Herald. 847 to 358
THE Cumberland Argus AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MAY 25. THE BOROUGH'S FINANCIAL POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
THE 4§,nn\berlm%& . . ^rgws AXD FRUITGRCTW.ERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, MAY 25. THE BOKOUGH'S FINANCIAL POSITION. The just published Statement of Ac counts of the Borough of l'arrarnatta for the period 7th February, 1888, to 6th May, 1889, though it ' establishes the credit of the Corporation ' does not do so in a way that can bo said to bo per fectly clear and intelligible. It is pre sented in such a form that not one out of twenty ratepayers ?will bo able to obtain from it an accurate idea of the Borough's financial position ; while the few whom it will enlighton will bo either commercial men -whose training fits them for the task of unravelling com plicated statements o£ account, or per sons intimately acquainted with local municipal affairs. It would havo boon quite as easy to havo presented the statement in such a form that it would have been easily intolligible ' to the general,' as to havo publishod it in its present, well, ' unsatisfying ' con dition. But then it is not ...
Language Statistics. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
Language Statistics. Profossor Kirehoff, of Halle, esti mates that the language most spoken on the globe for the last thousand years at least, is Chinese, for it is without doubt the only one which is talked by over 400,000,000 of the human race; tho next language most iu use (but at a very great distance behind Chinese) being Hindustani, spoken by over 100,000,000. Then follow English (spoken by about 100,000,000), Russian (over 70,000,000), German (over 5.7,000, 000), and Spanish (over 47,000,000).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
/-lUMimKLAND BUILDING LAND !_; AND INVESTMENT COMPANY. LIMITED. CAPITAL, £100,000. Paid up capital, £20,000 Uncalled capital, £15,000. Revervefund &2000. Money received on Fixed Deposit at thefol . lowing Ratos : — For 12 months, 7 per cent per annum. l- months, 6 per cent. per niuium, And 5 percent, at call. Savings Bank Bnmcli.— Deposits of One Shilling nud upwards received, and six 16) per cent, interest allowed on the- Moiitlily Balance' and no notice required for withdrawals. JNO. JAS. MILLER, Manager. Office— Masonic Hull Buildings, George-streej rpHE AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK JL BANK. PARRAMATTA BRANCH. Paid up. Capital .. .. £300,000 'With power to increase to £1,000,000 Reserve Fund .. .. £310,000 Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits nt curren rfites Bills discounted and advances made on ap prorcd security. Drafts issued on all the principal cities in the H. M. TODHUNTER, Manager.
Honeycomb Concealed for Half a Century. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
Honeycomb Concealed for Half a Century. A 11KMARKABLE discovery has just been made at the Cathays Yard of the Taff Vale Railway Company. A large elm tree, grown in Gloucestershire, was being out up into timber, when, right in the very heart, a cavity measuring 8 feet by 7i inches in diameter was dis covered almost completely- filled with a eorno ot the nonoy bee, together witu a squirrel's skull. No means of access to the hollow was discovered, noither was decay anywhere apparent, and around the cavity itself no less than fifth rings, each ring denoting a year's growth, wore counted, tho outer bark, the outer bark being, too, without a flaw. The hollow was of uniform size throughout, ami presented the appearance of having been bored with an augur, and, great though its dimensions were, it was practically filled with the comb, proving that the bees must have beon in posses sion several years. Empty combs of the queen bee also showed that they had swarmed. How the bees got there can o...
New Use for Tin Cans. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 25 May 1889
New Use for Tin Cans Seit.vrs of tinned iron have long boon a waste product, whose application, for any purposo worthy of tho intrinsic value of tho metals contained in them, has boon an unsolved problem. It is truo that scraps of this kind have been cast, but tho hardness and granular structure render tho metal fit only for useas weights. Also, to a slight extent, the tin has been removed by electrolytic processes. ' But,' the ' American Manufacturer says, ' there has not been any definite use of this product as a material manufacture until its recent use for nails. Scraps of tin aro cut by dies into rectangular bits, with a length of about throo times their width. These scraps aro thon fed from an. automatic hopper between dies, whon they are squeezed first to square form, liko a nail, and then headed. Nails of this kind aro well fitted for many purposes, being i'reo from tendency to rust, also light, very rigid, and capable of being driven into the hardest wood without buckling.'...