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THORNLEIGH. Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
TH0RNLEIGH, Progress Association. The usual meeting of tlie Association - which, on account of its dishing with the Horticultural Society's meeting, was adjourned from the previous Tuesday— was held on Thursday, tlie lOlli inst., at the School of Arts. Present were Mr. W. Giblctt (President) in the chair, and Messrs. Boyle, Hefferaau, Gambling, Moran, Heydon, Patterson, Hall, P. Duffy, J. P. Duffy, and W. Morris, secretary. ' Tbe secretary was instructed to write to the Haymarket Lund Company to inquire the price of a square block of land, nve acres in area, fronting the Esplanade and Wells-street, and suitable for a park. The Land Company's reply with plans, etc., was to 'be forwarded by the Secretary, to Mr. Howarth, M.L.A., who would introduce a deputation (to consist of Messrs. Oiblett, Bojles and P. Duffy), to the Minister. The Secretary was also instructed to write to tbe Department of Public Works as to the bad state of the Foiground Bood at Tborn leigh end, and to send a let...
New Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
New Arrivals. We understand that HU Honor Judge I Fitzharding and his family have come to live in their newly -completed mansion on the Pennant Hills-road, and are now enjoying the lovely scenery and salubrious atmosphere of the locality. Mr. Abratos, tbe well-known bee- fanner t of Beecroft, reports tbat the piospect of bee keepers have taken a favourable turn since the rain. A. few swarm* hu.veappen.red. Thehoney, just note mainly culled from orange-blossom, is . ofoioellirat quality; and if the weather will only keep favourable, there seems to be every chance of a good season, Mr. Varnell, M.L.&.., and Mr. Smith, District I Engineer, have just been visiting Beecroft, in ' order to inspect the roods in the district. .It is ! reported that in Almost every case, where the , necessity for improvements was pointed out to , these gentlemen, an intimation was given that ! the matter would receive attention.
BEECROFT. Departure of Mr. Casserly, STATIONMASTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
BEECBOFT. Departure of Mr. Casserly, STATIONMASTER. A pleasant little re-union— In the nature ol a surprise party — was held on Tuesday night, at the house of Mr. Gasserly, the Beecroft stationmaster, who has been appointed to take oharge ot the Heathoote station. Borne 30 or 80 ultimate friends gathered together to bid the popular officer, and bis signally popular lady, good-bye'; and a most enjoyable evening was spent. Songs, humourous and sentimental, were sung by Mr.' Glynn and Mr. Haldment, of Hornsbv: Mr.'Smith.ofBeeoroft; Mr.Attwell, of Meadowbank ; and others. Mrs. Casserly and other ladles presided at the pianoforte, and Miss Manor treated the company to a graceful exhibition of step, dancing. Afters light repast had been partaken of, Hx. Smith toss to express the regret of all present at losing so excellent an offloer as Mr. Jasserly. Mr. Oasseriy, he said, had been in ils present position for four or fire years, and i* i&s snealmri had known him from boyhood. It w...
Village Fair at Hunter's Hill. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
Village Fail at Hunter's Hill. On Friday afternoon Miss Snowden Smith opened a village fair in the pavilion, Fern Bay, Hunter's Hill, in aid of the debt on All Saints' Church. Great care was bestowed on the decoration of the pavilion, and the bright draperies round the different stalls, and gay bannerettes hanging from the roof of the building had a cheerful appearance. Children dressed in diverse costume —nurses, village maidens of the olden time, and cowboys from the Wild West— lent at times a quaint air to the proceedings, which were full of life. A flower process on of the children, under the guidance of Mrs. Stevenson and Mrs. Weeks, was extremely pretty, and a tambourine dance by pupils of Miss Howard was greatly admired. Mr. E. W. Bourne acted as secretary of the bazaar, and much aid was .also given by tbe vicar, tbe Bev. Spry Bailey. The stall-holders were : — Refreshment stall, Mesdames Cameron, Buchanan and Oatley ; fancy stall, Mesdames Newman, Simpson, Nibblett, Misses N...
The Sculling Championship. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
The Sculling Championship. .Iiinics Stunbury, the champion Bculler of the wml.l, who has been challenged by C. It. Hmding, the champion sculler of England, to row for the championship of the world and iVH a side, will in all probability accept the challenge, anil his present intention is to leave the colony about the end of February. At the beginning of the present year Stanbury was anxious to arrange u watch with Harding, who Wits looked upon in the first man in England, having defeated Sullivan. Stanbury's desire Mils noted m same of the English papers, but as the return match with Sullivan and Harding was postponed until September, nothing conld be done by the Australian at that time, as for him to row in England oiler the close of September would have been folly. Neilson, the Mortlake sculler, will leave for England during the first quarter of the year, and it is probable that he and Stanbury will go in the sauie steamer. The champion will take with him a fair man as trainer. Wr...
Cricket SECOND GRADE COMPETITION. EXCELSIOR (RYDE) v. MARSFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
Cricket SECOND GRADE COMPETITION. EXCELSIOR (RYDE) v. MARSFIELD. This match was played on Saturdays, Sep tember 28th and October 5th, at Byde, and resulted in a win for Excelsior C.C. by one innings and 128 rnns. ScoreB :— Mahsfzeu). — First Innings. Coshman, b G. Hunt ? 35 Clarke, si., b Matthews ? 0 H. Ronrke, b Matthews ? 21 TnckireU, c, b Killian ? 0 W. Gollard, c, b Matthews . . . . 0 A. Craig, b Killian ? 1 J. Bourke, St., b T. Hunt . . . . 2 Tunbridge, c, b T. Hunt . . . . fi Collins, b Matthews ? 1 H. Small, not out ? 8 J. GouldiiiR, c, b T. Hunt . . ? ? 2 Sundries ? « Total ? 89 Second Innings ? 21 Excelriob. — First Innings. Cunningham, b ltouvke . . . . 14 Theo. Hunt, c,b Rout ke .. ..19 Matthews, i.b.w., b Craig . . . . 90 E. Trevitt, b Rourke ? 0 Tom Hunt, c, b Clarke ? 51 C. GoodBell, b Craig ? 31 11. French, b Craig ? 1 W. Killian, h.o.w., b Craig .. ..0 Foulcher, not out ? 8 Cakebread, b Craig ? 0 G. Hunt, absent ? 0 Sundries ? 13 Total ? 233 In Margfield second inni...
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
School of Arts. The committee o£ the Granville School of Arts, met on Mon day evening, the president (Mr. \\\ Swann) in the chair. The reports of librarian and caretaker notified that seven new members had been enrolled since last report, that certain repairs were needed to fencing and new locks required on minor doors and outbuild ings. It was decided to leave the re pairs to fence to be dealt with in connec tion with the forthcoming general re pairs to property ; and to authorise the caretaker to procure the necessary locks. The need of a Directory was also brought under notice ; and the Presi dent (with Mr. Irons) offered to endea vour to obtain a serviceable one free of cost, if possible. The secretary sub mitted draft of proposed new tariff for hire of public hall, etc., which was slightly amendod and agreed to. The President reported that the nett pro ceeds of the recent school concert were 25s ; which he had handed over as a donation in his own name. Mr. Lcfcl (treasurer) rep...
Presbyterian Sunday School Examinations. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
Presbyterian Sunday School Examinations. At the examinations in connection with the Higher Christian Education Scheme of the Presbyterian Church of N.S.W. a number of local boys and girls were successful. The following are the results so far as the Sunday Schook under the Granville session are concerned : — Gbantoj-e School.— DaiBy Davidson, 182 marks (prize) Catechism, 110 marks Scripture, Essay 1st class ; Florence M. Jackson, 100 marks Catechism, HO marks Scripture. Unsay 2nd class ; Isabella F. Swauu, 157 marks Cate chism, 111 marks Scripture, Essay 1st class; Edith H. Swaiiu, 184 marks Catechism, 185 marks Scripture ; Mary Davis, 127 marks Catechism, 110 marks Scripture ; Apnes McDonald, 142 marks Catechism, Essay 2nd class ; Florrie Brownrigg, 154 marks Catechism; Christina Dearie, 142 marks Catechism; Duncan Davidson, 188 marks Catechism; Jessie Adam, 181 marks Catechism; Kffie McKay, 127 marks Catechism ; May Uumett, 122 marks Catechism ; Amy Jiurnett, 112 marks Scripture; J...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
Silsp'ifJlI T)AItBAMATTA PARCELS DELIVERY. Charles Lakeman Desires to intimate to the Public that his Van« meet every Train coming into Pamunattii, and he i* prepared to undertake U- Deliver l'nrccls to nil parts of the Town nnd District by Con tract or otherwise. '.' Furniture Removed by Careful Hands. Horses and Dre.y6 on Hire by the Day or Hour. Agent for Wright, Beaton and Co. Nor* the Addjusss— CHARLEg LAKEMAN, / Straight down from the Railway Statj/iinT J. W. UPTON, THE 'EXCELSIOR' BUTCHERY AND BAKERY, ^H^NruLSmsialUi North, j2^ For PustShasing tbe Best Qualify of First-Class Meat and Bread I keep tbe best of Meats in store, Also Breads, at my shop next door. If I were you, I'd a -visit pay, And get my meat from him to-day. Please Come Along and Buy. The Meat all-round is very nice And will be sold at Lowest Price, If you come yourself or even send, Your wants we'll carefully attend, We'll Seeve You Well ob Die My Beef aud.Mutton, Pork and Veal, If you look at it, you'll hungr...
Local Industries. Hart, Hitchcock and Co.'s Timber Yards. PARRAMATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
Local Industries. Hart, Hitchcock and Co.'s Timber Yards. PARRAMATTA. In July 1894, the old Parramatta firm of Hart and Sons ceased to be ; but was immediately afterwards resurrected in the name of Hart, Hitchcock and Co. Tbe steadily-progressive business oE the old management has not suffered by the change. The yard is as busy iw ever ; and the firm have iu*t iiiuimwil to acquire, in addition to ordinary orders, the supplying of all Deeded joinery for the new Parmmatta Courthouse The joiner's shop above stairs is fairly busy ; and tb« mill liclow — equipped with its 14 or 15 different wood-working machines— is sincinR with saws and heaped witli sawdnst. A large shipment of Oregon just to build is one of the first things claiming the firm's attention just now. The bulk of the timber receiv d is kept lit their private river wharf, below the George street asylum. Here is carried several thousand pounds worth of cedar, baltic, Kauri, colonial pine and all other woods in common use. The...
GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE. Borough Council. The Granville Council met on Wednesday. CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
GRANVILLE ? ELECTOEATE. GEANVILLE. Borough Council. The Gmnville Council met on Wednesday. COIHIESPONDENCC. The Deputy Postmaster-General wrote, stat ing that a second delivery daily would be granted (or Granville South. John Hunns wrote, offering to supply blue metal. The Board of Water Supply and Sewerage \j wrote, to the effect that mains woulil ho laid in Mucarthur-Ktrcet as soon as funds were avail, nblo. — Hcceived. Question's. In reply to Aid. Dunc-uni.lhe Minor sai.l the contractor for Railwav-strect had' no! simml the agreement. The only answer to hn obtained was that he was away from home ; but there seemed a probability that he had taken umbrage at the Council's action on a recent ofeasiou Further attention would be given. In reply to Aid. Kay, the Mayor said he had had a letter from Mr. Lennard, searcher for unknown owners, to the effect that he should re-commence his work almost immediately. About f 21 had been received from owners dis. covered by him. The speaker would...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
GOATES & HARPER, Galvanized - Iron, - Cement. AND Timber - Merchants, Offices: DARCY ST., PAKKAMATTA Jjfyrf °I-1H-S1TK IU''WAV S'T'1!N S'™'' / Brarittr. RAILWAY PARADE. GRANVILLE. Main Yards & Joinery Mills.— George St., Parramatta, whore nil MnU-riuls can !«? iii^Kfiol. Wd respi-ctfnlly lu'K to ilmw intention l» '»ir \,.\w an.l u-..ll-a-isnrt«l Stock (if Building Materials, including Every Article Require! in Building a House OUR STOCK lioinf; unusually heavy, we nrv ollcring .ill lines at HKDUf Kl- HATES, and will hu happy lo fiirwiinlpriciu of any Linos, which, consistent with th(' i|«nlity of Material, will Ik; found to cnmpaivinYnnrnbly with any othw list. We gtiHrsiiituc tlii' quality us licslintlii- nw|ierlivc sorls. unilcan supply all Onltrs VlTHOl'T DKLAY. ' Tlio Delivi-ry Drpiirtiui'iit is under tin1 direct |vrsoiinl sii|-ervision of Mr HiirjH'r, :iiul in'ir l'ntron* urn rely on ihoir favors rvceiviug the most curefnl nl tonlion. Country Customers sivu frci...
"Surprise." [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
'Surprise.' A surprise party was tendered to Mr. T. Atkins and wife on Friday night last. After calling at the house tbe party adjourned to The Masonic (scene of many a happy frolic this season). The ladies provided supper, which proved to be a very enjoyable function, Dancing was kept up all through tbe evening, here and there an enjoyable song helping to vary the programme. Mr. W. Edwards provided the music; and Mr. H. Holliday acted as M.C. Mr. Atkins, in thanking nils' friends, said he hoped that would not be the last time they would meet together and enjoy themselves as well as they ap peared to be doing that night. The following ladies 'were noticed among those present :— Mrs. T. Atkins, Mrs. F. Atkins, Mies Atkins, Miss I. Atkins, Miss T. Brown, Miss £. -Brown, Miss Rochester, Miss Dunbar, 'Miss Craig, Miss Davis, Miss Holliday/ Miss How ard, 'Miss ' Bailey,1 Miss 'Mating, Miss Moore, Miss McGuire,'' Mrs. McGinlay, MiBS Wyndow, Miss O'Brien, Miss Garlick, Miss Galway.
Complimentary Dance. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
Complimentary Dance. On Thursday evening, the 10th inst., a complimentary social was tendered to Mr. W. H. Edwards, tbe well-known Parramatta musician, whose riin.no manipulation is bo familiar to lovers of dancing-recreation in this district. Messrs. O'Shea, Watters and Burgess supplied the music for the occasion ; and Mrs. Hill catered in a most satis factory manner. During tbe evening the chairman (Mr. W. H. Neich, of Par matta North) presented to Mr. Edwards an illuminated address, con taining the good wishes ot his friends and their grateful appreciation of kindnesses he bad rendered them ftfc different social gatherings. Among the ladies present we noticed Mrs. \V. H. Neicb, Miss Neich, Mrs. Edwards (Fennel-street), and the Misses Edwards; Mrs. Edwards (Boss-street), and the Misses Edwards; Mesdames Gongb, H&rkns, Eirkwood, Button, Hayes, Summons, Graham, Martin, Tunks, and Hinton ; and Misses Groves, Tunks (Pennant Hills Road), N. Tunks and Hill, the Misses Tunks (Chu...
SPICE CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
SPJOE CAKE. Qnnrier ol ft lb. of butter ; } lb. sagu ; beat to auream. Four eggs, one at a time. Half cup of milk ; nutmeg ; 9 cups flour ; two teanpoonBf ol ot Champion's baking powder. Sake till the knife domes ont dean. To Cuux A Bpouoi.— Put it in a basin and cover it with bran; ohen poor boiling- water overand cover the basin. LetiixUnd tillquile ooM, then rinBe the sponge in cold water and press oat the water with a towel. To Bn- THE KlTCHFN rBOlf COCKBOCHES.— Mix together egaol qnantities ot plaster of Paris and' wHnflloa «oair in ? dry etttte and lav it ?boat the kitchen In plales over night, and you will find that tout kitchen will soon be rid of these pesta. Dibit ftanuss. — Those who have a -good deal of homework to do will often find, although thev wear gloves on all possible occasions, lhat I little particles of dirt seem to be pressed on to the skin at the ends of the finfierri, Rivini; a dirty appearance to the whole hand. If u-licn I washing their hands they rub a li...
RECIPES. ALMA PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
BBOEPES. AMIA PODDING. Three eggs, and their weight in respectively batter, aagar, and flour, and one tablespoonful ot Bultanas. Mode : Wnlsk the eggs veil. Beat butter and sugar together ; and add the eggs to,them;\and then. add the flour and sultRjias:'' Beat -ViI well. Butter A basin. Fat in ; cover With battered paper, and steam (or three hoars.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11. For unlawfully impounding a certain brindled cow, the property of James Bossiter, of South Granville, Mr. E. J. Carver was ordered to pay 2s, amount paid by complainant on releasing the said cow, £1 9s lOd professional ond court costs, and 10s allowance for four witnesses. Mr. Richardson appeared for complainant and Mr. Bowden for the defence.
WENTWORTHVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
WENTWORTHVILLE. Snakes are very abundant in this district juBt now, and Indeed, it ib said that they are unusually and undesirably plentiful in most directions. The Messrs. Archer, of Went wortbville, have already destroyed eight of these venomouB pests, some of considerable dimensions. More power to vour elbows. Messrs. Archer. Mrs, Lucas of Weutu-orthville had the mis fortune to lose a purse containing a consider able sum of money, on the recent occasion of her paying a visit to Parramatta. For pains in the back take from 16 to 20 drops of Oil of Turpentine in a little peppermint.
SUPPLEMENTARY BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
SUPPLEMENTARY BAZAAR. in response to the Invitation of the commit tee ofthe School of Arts, a number of the ladies met there on Thursday afternoon, and decided to bold a supplementary bar&ar on the 19th and 20th December next, in the huge hall of the institution to clear off the goods left from tbe recent festival. Stalls were taken as follows : Work and fancy, Mrs. E. J. Brown; assisted by Mrs. Quirk. Re freshment, Mrs. Willis; assisted by Mrs. J. J. Miller and Miss Holmes. Sweets; Mrs. C. B. Caimes and Miss Dora Cairnes. Flowers and produce, Mm. J. W. Hill. Mm. Todhuntcr, Miss Houison, and Miss Doyle promised assist ance a-s required.
STRIKE AT ROSEHILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 19 October 1895
STRIKE AT ROSEHILL. On Monday morning several of the painters employed on the repairs and renovations at Bosehill Rsoeourse, under Mr. J. Mnir struck work, on the ground that one or two men employed were receiving a rate of wages (8s per day) higher ;taan was paid to themselves. The facts of tbe case— vix., that the tradesmen complained of (who both are weu-Known Parramatta painters) were engaged in anotbei capacity and really for another da6B of work — were explained to them, but they left the job. Their places were soon filled, and tbe strikers are (with more or less success) seeking engage