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ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
ACCIDENT. Mr. James James, the well-known orchardlst of Kelly ville, met with an accident on Wednes day night while in the vicinity of Broken Back Bridge, on hiB homeward journey. By tbe iractiousness of his horse, he was thrown oil hiB vehicle, and fell heavily on the roadway. He was unconscious when picked up by some bystanders. He was conveyed to the Parra matt* District Hospital, suffering from a nasty wound in the forehead, which Dr. Brown (medical officer) found it necessary to stitch up. The accident took plaoo about S p.m. ; but Mr. James insisted on leaving for home the same night. ST. JOHNS1 FLORAL FETE. This popular Fete will be opened by Lady Darley on Thursday afternoon nest, October 3, at 8.30. Tableaux eaoh evening. TRINITY COLLEGE PASSES. From our list of passes published last week it might be taken that only one pupil passed from Mrs. Griffiths' school. Linden House, Parramatta. As a matter of fact, four went up. and three— Beatrice Quirk, Florrie Hunt, and Elsie Wh...
PENNANT HILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
PENNANT HILLS. The residents are very pleased with the sug gestion made in the Frbi Pbess to have the mails direct from Parramatta again and in connection with Black's new coach service. Messrs. Herring and Owen are now interesting themselves in the movement and hone to star tbe new year, anyhow, with one (or perhaps two) mails a day via Farramatta. Tbe weatber is tbe chief topic, of course, Bam has been general and soaking, and it has removed a lot of anxiety as to the water supply lor the summer.
ERMINGTON & RYDALMERE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
EEMINGTON & RYDA1MERE. For the first time in the history of the Mu nicipality the Council meeting lapsed on last Wednesday. Only Aid. Jenkins and Aid. Ryan were present; cause, the weather. Mayor Smith, is recovering, but his medical adviser says, no niirht work yet. The Bydalmere Minstrels, encouraged by their late success, intend giving a concert in the Dundas Town Hall early in Ootober ; and because of former success the St. Mary's people will try another reunion: so, a ball, for the 16th.
Swimming Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
Swimming Notes. [By Wateb-Bat.] All organised swimmers throughout Aus tralia and New Zealand will celebrate ' Nata tion Day ' on Tuesday next ; and every true lover of the sport in New South Wales should try and attend at Quong Tart's rooms in Sing street, on Tuesday night, at 8 o'clock, where the Association's nnnnnl supper is to take I hope the members of the Parramatta Swimming Club will roll up to the annual meetiqg (next week), as things promise to he very brisk in swimming circles thjs season. I should like to seethe olub secure the right to have one of the Championships swum off here (the 100 yarijs, if possible). I am aure the club would be well represented in it. . Mr- J. T. Kelly is encaged forming swimming' olubs at Windsor and Riohrnoqd ; and intends giving a show there on Saturday. An old member of the Parramatta Swim ming Olub will very likely be, included in a team to represent New Zealand in the Inter colonial championships, to take place in this colony -n January ne...
The Departure of Dr. Harris. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
The Departure of Dr. Harris. At the Sports Blithering of the King's School on Saturday last, the Speaker of the Legisla tive Assembly (Sir Joseph Abbott), took occa sion—after the presentation of praes— to refer to the approaching departure of Dr. Hams. Sir Joseph Abbott paid a high compliment to the personal worth of Dr. Harris, and to that gentleman's value as the head master of tbe King's School. It had been his aim to make gentlemen of ' (be boys ' ; and observant per sons who had taken the trouble to study the work ol the institution ol late, must admit that the efforts put forth by the head master had been crowned with success. The lads of the King's School had appeared to realise what was meant by a high sense of honour, and a duty that each one in the community owed to the generation in which he lived, to quit him self in a manner creditable to all concerned with his training, and in ft manner likely to be a benefit to the country which he belonged. The speaker hoped that th...
FAREWELL TEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
FAREWELL TEA. In the evening a number of old boys and other friends sut down to tea with Dr. Harris and present-day students at The School. An apology was mailc for the unavoidable absence ot Mr. D. O'Keilly. M.P. Complimentary speeches were made by a . ? ,. _ _, ? ., ? ._ : ? i..j. ? d:_ t ? —.h numoer or geniiemen, niciuaing oir oubcliu Abbott, Mr. W. S. Con- (on behalf of the masters), Mr. A. E. Roberts (on behalf of the old boys), Mr. Wade, (Crown Prosecutor), and Mr. G. B. Weigall, Sydney Gram mar School (as a fellow headmaster) ; and general regret was expressed that tne King's School was losing the services of its valued Headmaster. The sentiment of God speed to Dr. Harris was cheered enthusiastic ally by all present. The Headmaster, acknowledging the kind ness of his many friends present, reviewed briefly the circumstances connected with his lite and work at the proud institution at Parra matta. He would ever look back with grati tude on the fact that it had been bis Tot to ...
PROSPECT. Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
PROSPECT. Races. The race meeting at Prospect Inn on Satur day last dren- an attendance of about 500. The weather was most favourable for the outing, and the four items on the list filled well. There was « sli(?lli mishap in the Prospect Plate, in which DeansRate's rider received a nasty BnM through colliding with a tree at the The contests were well fought out, the finishes in the first three events bcin^ very close. In tbe Handicap Trot Hum. of two miles, Harold (30 sees.) was soon the only horse in it, and he won comfortably. The stewards— Messrs J. Watts, sen., G. Walls, ]). Wilson. W. Lucas, G. E. H. Black, and C. l'urdue — were attentive and pains takinR; nnJ .Mr. O. Walls did good work as secretary. Mr. T. Luckey, of Parratnntta, also lent assistance in various capacities. Fuvisn H*m,ic*.- of hall-a.mile. Trize, 2 sovb. Second horso 10s from prize- Ten entries. Mr. Bryce's Giroflo, lOst 71b . . . . 1 Mr. Furlow's Marquis, list ? 2 Mr. Stewart's Madiun, 9st ? 8 won by aooul a ...
Public School [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
Public School. Owing probably to the continued prevalence of westerley winds, the whooping-cough is attacking a good many of the children of tbe district. In consequence of the distressing visitation, the attendance at the Prospect Pub lic School is just now reduced from the normal average ot 75 to about 50 out of a muster roll of 95.
Our Industries. MESSRS. THORPE AND CROSS'S DOG BISCUIT AND BLACKING MANUFACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
Oup Industries. MESSRS. THORPE AND CROSS'S DOG BISCUIT AND BLACKING MANUFACTORY. Our enterprising fellow townsman, : Mr. John Thorpe, has now his works '- for the manufacture of dog biscuits, : poultry food, and the new Mirror ? blacking in full swing. The factory '?? has been erected upon the site m George i Street, where once stood an hotel known E as ' The Bed Cow,' and which site was afterwards occupied by Kidman' s bakery . [ Mr. Thorpe states that tbe firm is in | a position to turn out goods in any [ quantities, and, since these articles are [ made entirely by colonial labour from S colonial materials, the undertaking may I justly be regarded as deserving of I support from every citizen who is patri I otically inclined. Mr. Thorpe calculates tnat upwards or cwo cons or imporoeu blacking are used weekly in New South Wales, and claims that he can produce a superior article to that brought from beyond the seas in sufficient quantity to supply the whole colony. Indeed, ho contemp...
HOW WILL THE NEW TARIFF AFFECT HOUSEWIVES? [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
. HOW WILL THE NEW TARIFF AFFECT HOUSEWIVES 1 A representative of the FnEE Pkess bad a ohat the other day with Mr. F. Fawley, the proprietor of the Central Emporium, re the effeot of the repeal of the duties on the weekly grocer's bill. ' As to the eflect of tbe duties on the individual dealer,' said Mr. Fawley, — sne question turns on wnemer un uu dui^ ments in bond on which to draw on 1st October. I h&re one heavy shipment jast bonded— I hsd ?one in bond ir June, but had eventually to re lease it owing to the delay. Yes, I do quite reckon that prices will fall immediately the Pibbs tariff is off— probably within 24 hours afterwards. As to 'the trade' as a whole suffering — it must. There is no combination among grooers, nor is any possible. There is no way of getting round the difficulty, except by working down stocks beforehand. But this U especially difficult at this season of the year. ^JL'io; the duties do not interfere with a grocer's ?^rade, speaking generally. The u...
RYDALMERE. Public School. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
RYDALMERE. Public School. The departure of Mr. M. J. Ryan was made the occasion of a surprise presentation party. The pupils met at the School, to Bay good-bye to one whom they had learned to respect for nis sterling qualities as a letmuer. Only for the Buddennesa with which Mr. Eyan was promoted to Minto by the Department of Education, a greater public recognition of his services would have been organised. As it was, the children of the School collected a sum of money, and presented to the depart ing master a travelling writing-desk. The following address was read by ' Bydalmere, ' September 14th, 1695. ?' Mb. M. J. Byan. ' Dear Teacher, — We, the undersigned Pupils of the Rydalmere Public School deBire to express our sincere regret that you are re moving lrom amongbi us. uuiuj^ uib nuui i- period of time that you have been our teacher we have learned to respect you for your own personal worth and your rare qualifications as a teacher. For Mrs. Ryan also, we cherish feelings of aff...
The Mitchell Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
The Mitchell Case. It is pleasing to learn that active steps have been taken with the view of alleviating the distress of this unfortunate family, The two ladies who have been foremost in the movement are Mrs. Schwceble and her sister Miss Arnold, and their charitable action is oil the more creditable to them in view of the fact that they are comparative strangers to the neighbourhood, fcn n. tpriiH n? thfiiT exertions, some £10 have been subscribed by ladies and gentlemen dwelling in the vicinity, and we hear that it is in contemplation shortly to hold a benefit concert, by which, it is hoped, some £5 or £6 more may be raised. This should prove a very welcome help to the forlorn family.
Spring Goods at Mr. T. Dixon's. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
Spring Goods at Mr. T. Dizon's. Crnms' cambrics at half price are now the chief attraction in the dninary millinery department at Mr. T. Dfxon's Every house-mistress has heard of Cram's English fabrics and to this world renowned house Mr. Dixon is as loyal as ever. In all sorts of patterns and a score of colours — pale blue, red, maize, maroon, cream etc. — are here the most reliable prints in the market ; good washing fabrics in fast colours; and for tho present 50 per cent under ordin - ary rates. Here, too, are first class French cambrics ; and neur by, crepons, zephyrs, blouse muslins, tasty yet inex pensive; artificial floral beauties — violets especially — all but indistinguishable from the product of Dame Nature her self ; bewitching shot muslins in their ever changing hues ; hosiery (a speci ality), calicoes, corsets, (amongst these the celebrated French P.D. corset), patent medicines, soaps, etc. We might add that French millinery has just besn introduced — Miss Dixon havin...
The "Marguerite" Dance. MASONIC HALL. A SUCCESSFUL PARRAMATTA EVENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
The ' Marguerite ' Dance. | MASONIC HALL. | A SUCCESSFUL PABKAMATTA \ EVENT. jf A charming re-union was the ' Mar Si guerite 'j Dance at the Parramatta i Masonic; Hall on Friday night ; an 1 event which in every way reflected irj tj. finite ciBdit on the promoters, at the j? bead of iliom were Mrs. B. Cochrane land Mn . It. Harper, junr. The atten | dance w is just what it required to be ton a de ightfully cool evening; whilst 1 there w is no crush, there were partners on every hand, — sweet Juliets, comely stalwar^ Bomeos. Parramatta district welcomed on the occasion friends from the cityjand the different suburbs. The homo town was represented by many of the soris and daughters of our best Known j families — those bearing the ? widely-respected names of Gibbons, and Coatee, and Hughes and Ritchie, and I^avies, and Vale ; Trollope, WanW, and Cox. The supper was the greatest success seen in its department at any'! local re-union of the kind, re ported jin our vast district this danc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
MI DIES YOU LIKE GOOP TEA ! THEN DEINK THE CELEBRATED — 'JOHN BULL ' BLEND. J^/* '~ SOLD BY ALL STOEEKEEPEBS. ^# / I A Quality ? Is. 3d. per 1b. B Quality (Fore Ceylon) ? 1b. 64 „ C Quality (Perfection of Tea) ??? Is. 9-L „ Should you be unable to obtain this Tea from your Local Storekeeper, Send to us and we will see you get it. J. A. BULL & CO., Ltd. 192 CLAREKCE *T«KET. SYWIWKV. (WHOLESALE OliLY.) -;„*—?». 4r. ? . . ? j ? . - : 'r:-i'ii. '' ' ? I -if;?' | ?W^' ?'.??'? ' ' ffl ^?.-:^; &v:i-. ? ???--???'. f
SMITHFIELD & FAIRFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
SMITHFIELD & FAIRFEELD. The regular meeting of the Smithfield and Fairfield Council was held on Wedoesday, 18th inst. Present : The foil Council. I.VCOSfUVO C0KHKSr0.VUE.VCE. A letter received from the Water and Sewer age Board, giving dates on which rates would be received.— Received. Letter from the Hon. J. Garranl, acknow. ledging the receipt of the petitions sent to him, and stating that the same shoald be presented W me Ut^lSiailvu AhhUlUUl^. ? iwuiincii ; me Minister to be thanked, Letter from the Department of Public Works, ackliowleRinj; receipt of letter re cut tinR down hill near Newlands, on Cowpasture road ? Eeceived. Letter from W. T. Faulkner, acknowledging the receipt of order lor a horse-trough and fountain, nnd asking for further particulars.— Received. Letter from the Chief Secretary, asking for a return of the amount of rates for the years 1890, 1891, 1892, 1S93, and 1894, required for a return called for by the Legislative Council.— Deceived ; request to ...
Ryde v. Ryde Excelsior. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
Ryde v. Ryde Excelsior. In the cricket match Rydev. Eyde Excelsior, Ryde won by 03 runs. The following are the scores : — McKay, b Matthews ? 19 F. Trevitt, run out ? 43 R. Tulloh, b Matthews ? 12 J. Kelly, l.b.w., b Goodsell . . . . 28 C. Tulloh, b Bowden ? S N. Campbell, c Trevitt, b Bowden . . 0 W. Hibble, c Bowden, b Foulcher . . So W. Clifton, b Tom Hunt . . . . 0 W. Short, not out ? 4* W. Kelly, b Matthews ? 0 A. TuUoh, b Matthews ? -i Snndries ? 2t Total ? Ml EXUELSIOII. Theo Hunt, b Tulloh ? 24 E. Trevitt, b Tulioh ? 37 G. Matthews, b Short ? 5 A. Trevitt, h.o.w., b Short . . . . 0 C. Goodsell, b McKay ? 0 L. Bowden, c Tulloh, b Short.. .. 21 W. Foulcher, c Trevitt, b Clifton .. l(i K. Cunningham, b Tulloh . . . . 4 L. Hunt, b Tulloh ? 4 W. Killian, o Kelly, b Tulloh . . . . 11 Hunt, bBhort , ? 12 fitanbury, c 11. Tulloh, b C. Tulloh . . 0 O'Halloran, not out ? U Williams, Bt., b Short ? 0 Cakebread, b Tulloh ? 0 Sundries ? 19 Total ? 158
Belmore v. Rosehill. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
Belmore v. RosehiU. A match was played between these clubs on Saturday, and resulted in a win for.Belmore by 33 runB on' the first innings. Scores : Belmore.— Martin 7, Benn 6, Roberts 8, Meddecks 23, Tnckwell 8. Moxham 0, Naylor 1, Martin 12 not oat, Naylor 1. Dullard 0, Banner 0 ; sundries,' S. Total, (Hi. Bosemll.— Mobbs 2, Lacey 12, Clarke 4, Newling 1, DeSaxe 0, Collins 1, Giig.m X, J. Collins 2, McCrohan 0, Card not out 1, little 0 ; sundries, 7. Total. JS. In tbe second attempt, iiJnwre lost six -wickets for 150.
FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 28 September 1895
FIXTURES. Belmore v. Cliftoni, on Farmnuitla B irivkct, to-day (Saturday) : Benn, Martin (2|, Jenkins, Maddecks.Tuckwell.'FUarty. Moxhaai.Ballard, Naylor (2), Hafmer 12. Brits, v. Dnndas, at Dunrtas ? Pilcher, Batchelor, Lavora, Hunns, Whiteford, Lidkin, Howell.Brown.Tunks.Bicbardson.Monkliousc, Watts, Carey: ' Meet at BaiLray Bridge, Church Street, 2 o'clock 6harp.