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A MAN IN A MILLINERY STORE [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

A MAN IN A MILLINERY STORE Sbe had mildly hinted that she didn't care to go to church again until she had ber sumirier bonnet, but at the mention of bonnet he turned around and belched out: ' Bonnet ! 'Nother new bonnet I Why don't you* go lown and buy out even in fernal h 1 1 !:--» foundry on Woodward ave nue and. Jo y with it !' ' I haven't had bat one this spring,' she meekly protested; ??'One! Why, you've had forty I' /'.'' Ouly one, my dear,: and I can show you, tho bill.''! 'i,'/. ' -'- v/i:;'^:-;/ i/'v///:'j ' Wellj that'eoat'forty v /, ' Ob, no; The bill is \ lollars/' ?''''? ? ' Ninoteen dollars ! Well/^ autrageoiiii swindle !'' ' ' It is a very plain' boririet,'^,. marked, and it was. only ,for springvV flow much will a summer hat .cos6\ be askod, after reading down to the en\ of a column. /- ,,'. /', / j./jA ' Well, I'll try to get along' with' ten\ or twelve dollars,, but you— '! ' , - ' Ten or twelve demons 1' ho yelled as he half-rose up. ' I tell you it's !an outrageo...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Leichhardt. BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING. MONDAY, JULY 28. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

Leichhardt. f BOROUGH COUNCIIi MEETING, j : Monday, July 28. . , Present — The Mayor (Alderman J. Young) '^-ind Aldermen Argiiimbau, Taylor, Madge, Hearn, Whiting, Davison, and Scott ; and the i clerk, Mr. Benmes., ' - . The minutes of the Inst 'meeting were read and confirmed. -' CORRESPONDENCE. r From John Williams, drawing attention to the almost impassable state of the footpath on the ea.t side of Norton-street. — Referred to the Works Committee: s Two letters to the same effect were received from James Morris, one being addressed to the Mayor, and the other to Alderman Davison. , i The writer com plained of the way some blasting_ operations had been, conducted near his' (?welling in John-street. He . said the debris from the explosions had'completely penetrated ? his roof and damaged Jtlie place to the extent : of about £12.— Referred to. the Works Com-. „ mittee. ? ? - From Mr. F. Walsh, Secretary to the' Ra'te- 1 payers' Association, forwarding copies of two ''?motions passed...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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The Ladies' Column. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

The Ladies' Column. i ' Veal Cake.— Taice about one pound I of veal cutlet and half a pound of blanched streaky bacon ; cut the veal .into neat collops and slice .the bacon ; boil three or four eggs: hard, and slice them. Have ready some reduced, well flavoured, clarified white stock ; put into a plain mould a little of the stock'. then some slices ot the egg, a layer of jveal, then one of bacon, sprinkling each .layer freely with pepper, salt, and chop ped herbs, parsley, chervil, arid shalot, and on the layer of veal add a small .quantity of grated lemon-peel; repeat till all the ingredients are used up. Pill up, the mould with stock, arid cover it either with stiff flour-and-water paste i'or with double paper tied securely on ; bake about an hour in a moderate oven. When cold, turn it out and garnish with sprigs of watercress or parsley. Caledonian Cream. — Two ounces of currant-jelly, two ounces of raspberry jam, two ounces of loaf sugar sifted, and the whites 'of two eggs beate...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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NO SYMPATHY FOR HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

NO SYMPATHY FOE HIM. : 'So you. admit having stolen the box of blacking,' said a justice to a little con toured boy who was up for stealing a box of blacking from a grocery. Yes, sab I tuck de blackin'.' ' You should have known better thari to do that. That was very stupid.' ' Jess wliat I tole him, jedge,' spoke up the father of the boy. ' I : gone broke up a barril stave on hirii for bein' stupid: Dar was a pair ob high-priced boots on de same shelf tin' de fool Boy tuck a cheap box ob blaokin.' Sock it to him, jedge. I hain't got no sympafy fordat kirid ob a offspring. Ii!se afeerd he am gwirie ter grow up an' disgrace de hull family.' Gray's:' Elegy ' is both a touching and a sufficiently simple^ poem; alike in wording arid ideas.1: But here is i desctip- I tion. given of.it iri a theme by a boy who £ has been reading it in school during the fl term, but appears to have neither felt nor I understood it— «' Gray's ' Elegy' , is all H written in four-lined veises; it rhymes I from...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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White Camellia Lodge, No. 121. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

White Camellia Lodge, No. 121. . ?; /The usual quarterly meeting was: held in the; schoolroom, -Chapel-street, on , Wednesday eyening last, the W.C.T /occupying the chair., The report of the Worthy Secretary for .tlie past-1 quarter showed that the lodge had increased by 27 members since last returns, making, up a total of 108 members in good standing. The W.F.S. stated in his rebort that I the receipts had been £9 12b -Id, and the eipev diture, £9.8s 7d, leaving a'cnsh balance of 3s'Jd in the handB ,of the. 'treasurer. All retorts were adopted. The Worthy Chief Tenplar, elect for the third term, then requeited, the lodge to elect another to fill the position' . He thanked the members for their ? jourtesy '; -in again electing- him to the highest .position iu the ledge, but begged of,;them Uallowhim to withdraw in favour, of the ^nergetic Past I Secretary, Brother Ashton, wlp lie corisidercd had a. right to the chair, af-a reward for the many services- he had renewed to the lodge. T...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Expression of Sympathy. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

Expression of Sympathy. A public - meeting : of residents: of Balmait. convened by requisition to the Mayor, wa held in the Town Hall, on Tuesday evening,' t express sympathy for Constable Davis, who, i will be remembered, was arrested and com- ; mitted for trial on a charge of having crimi nally assaulted the girl Elizabeth Smith in the East Balmain watchhouse, on the 8th July, but against whom the Attorney-General entered a nolle jtrosequi. There 'was a very large attendance of influential citizens. _ The Mayor (Mr. Cameron) read the requisi tion presented to him, which had been' signed by 113 ratepayers, and in his opening remarks stated that he thought it quite unnecessary to refer to the circumstance connected with the case, and to make long speeches. -He con sidered the highly respectable and crowded audience would no much further than SDeeches to show the genuine feeling of sympathy that existed among residents. Although he (.the. speaker) had not taken a prominent part in ca...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Legal Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

' Legal Matters. We are glad tc- fi'iicl that Mr. Alfred Godfrey, solicitor, and oldi'esi.lent in Newtown and now practising at- thA Newtown Police, .Court 'has again taken up h|uesi(lence among us, namely., i at Bernefield Terlncu, Cook's ltiver Road, ,1ns office' being' at ;mJ'BSis. C. Boots and Co., opp.o ! site the Temporally Court, Ilousej-ijiix^

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Balmain Progress Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

Balmain Progreaa Committee, /J ? The fortnightly meeting of the abow . body was held at Diok's Hotel, onThuri day evening. There were present Messr*. , . W. Cox (President, m tlto chair), A. O'Hara, W. Halfnights (treasiiror), ^ Beard, - Pearce, and F. 0. Roberta .? nf f.bfi nrevious meetinl : . were read and confirmed. . ? The subjeot for disoussion at the meetinf was Mr. Garrard 8 proposal to purohase thd Balmain-Gas Works, but in oonsequenaf of the absence of Mr. Grant (Vice-preai dent), the proposer of the thsoussum, -it ? was determined to allow it -to. stand ovo ,; ; till next meeting, on tho motion ot Mr.| O'Hara. ? .. A A desultory disoussion on the question ot r the Terry-street, enoroaohment, took place. . . ^ « .i 'Ii ? OOfA fit ! Several ot mo gentlemen piooou. .. — -- opinion that the Connoil should be urged , yg to take further and_ immediate _aot ? ; the matter. The chairman stated tft Borough Council had obtained legal t if ? . and that was, he understood, unfavij- ?...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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LEICHHARDT RATEPAYERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

LEICHHARDT i RATEPAYERS' ASSOClA-i '? -.!;„! ,;,^ON. „ ! - ' 1 Tlie;tisual: meeting was held at ,the bohnoil 'chamber^ on' Tuesday Iksti.' ' ; PreBebt :? Mr.'-D| iGainpbell (President),- ini the -Chair,1 Mr.: 'Geo: iNeal,- Winkle, ..Robinson,; :Kemp, -, Walsh, Sin-J ^laiir and 'others/.. . ..IV: J . ' .The' minutes of the last meeting wbre' fea'(| : and confirmed,' and the' 'meeting fesolved: itself -into a committee, of the whole to discuss ' the! ?best-method ofj dividuig .Leichhardt into,,foui] ..wards, ;and after long debate . and ..various sug-; gestion's were' made, it was ultimately thought! the following would b(5 the beat; viz :— ' ' ' I No. 1 Ward— Commencing at the.intereec-j itioii of, the, centre of.iJiQhnsoiHtreet, with; the. -centre of Parramatta-road,'and7bopnded then!' .b'n the cast and' n'orth-east by the east' and 'north-east ;b6'urid.ar(es 'of 'the' Municipal' Dis-J trict of Leichhardt to'the centre of' Abattoir-1 roa*i- then :by,-0; line ;along the , (sentre; pf...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Small's Fancy Depot. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

ka Small'a Fanoy Dofot. I^..* JS&u'io bo said'that,iE anything good was Wanted, people must go to Sydney for it This ?was especially the casa with fancy goods and first-does .stationery. Such a remark would cortainly not be true how. Mr. W. J. Small's new Stationery and Fancy Depot, in Dnrling strcrit, Balmain, is the best establishment of ? Ir, I ouDurDS. Tlie numerous ar ; tioles displayed in the windows, and on the' ! shelves and counters are an interesting study i 111 Art. It is a large and varied show, from , which almost every tnste can be suited. The i i collection of Japanese ware is' really beautiful, [ somo of the vases boing in tho finest stylo of eastern nrt. . i ^ The followers of Terpsichore residing in ; We8t_ Bnlmnin will lmvo an opportunity of - tripping the light fantastic toe on Tuesday | evening next in the ITall of Science, Weston street.^ It .will be .seen by advertisement on I the third page of this issue that a concert and r. ball will be held on the ...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

To the°€fcesident3 Jf '? . -j- , . w./sdof ? -..-i.'.*6** ? WATCHMAKER^ ;gEGS to ftnnouncc i ', entCT&LBM^ M ' *\ ' ' Printed and \ .»'?. 0 'j^'' fokd, au\ ; M ' ::S\ . . ;:/^- .??':? . Balmain ) M ?.? ?' s- / ...»k ,» , » -/ ? V;

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

WANTED ? an OFFICE ! BOY-. . ApplyJ at Observer Office, Darling street.at 10 o'clook on Monday;' J. JESSON and CO^ - r (late Jesson and Gratiam)', . ' . . -' F A M I L Y -G ROGER a, ' ' B E AT TIE St B E ET, 8 All II A IN The best quality goods only, kept. Families waited on for orders daily . . Hall of Science, ?' Weston-street, Balmain. ?; i ? ? - Grand Opening Night. CONCERT TND BALL) ON TUESDAY EVENING NEXT, £\j«.5tii ? At Eight O'olock. V ?; Austin's Band will be in, attendance. Single Tickets, 3s. To admit Lady and Gent, 5s Refreshinenta.can be obtained' at the Hall. By Order ot the Committee. New . South, Wales Operative 1 ; ? Bakers - ; Will hold a r- . . PUBLIC MEjETlNQ ? — ATTKE— -. ODDFELLOWS' HALL, DARLING-STREET, BALMAIN, To-night (Saturday), Aug. 2., . At 8 p.m., . To lay ., their grievances before the Public,, and ask -them to assist in limiting their hours' of labour.*- ?- - Several gentlemen will address the meeting. J. Garrard , Esq., will take the chair. . Circu l...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 8th. (Before Mr. L. Yates, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

Friday, August, 8th. ' (Before Mr. L. YateB, S.M.) The only ciises heard were James Baker ! v. G.K Jackson^ and Alfred Bennett v. G. Jackson, for ' assault. The prosecutors gaye evidence at some length as to being assaulted bv the defendant on the 13th Juno in the-Callau Park Hotel,. and after some hard swearing on both' ? side the Magistrate- inflicted a fine of £3 and £1 8s 8d coals against the defendant in the first case and £1 andjil Cs lOd costs in the. Bccpnd.' ? ;

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6. (Before Mr. L. Yates, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

Wednesday, August G. ' (Before Mr. L. Yates! S.M.). John Hourigan, for .indecent {exposure, was fined- '10s. with 2s ' fed cists, or in default' 8 days. j 1 John Rohan, for .using obscene languagei, was or lered to pay £1 and 4s lOd costs or. take seven days' board in Her Majesty's gaol. E. Chapman, for leaving his horse and cart in Cameron-street', 'was fined 5s and 2s 6d costs. I Thomas Qallimore was summoned for per mitting dancing in the bar' of his hotel, the Waterview, but on its. being stated that it was caused by two itinerant musioians. playing ' outside the case was dismissed. George Phillips, for allowing his horse to stray in Cameron-street, was mulcted in a fine of 5s with 2s 6d costs. F. Alberston, for cre.itinsr a disturbance in' Cooper-street, was ordered to pay lOsvlai^ / 6d costs. , ? 'p''*-, ft George Chambers, for using obscene^-..^ *L guage.in Beattie-street, was fined £3 with lt- lOd costs, in default two months. James . Ryan', a youth, for throwing stones in H...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Dramatic Performance. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

Dramatic Performance. On Monday evening last an exceptionally meritorious, entertainment was given by a number of gentlemen and scholars connected with St. Augustine's Church and school, Bal-; main. It took the form of Cardinal Wise man's historical drama; 'The Hidden Gem,'' and notwithstanding that it had been played in Balmain less than three months aso there was a crowded house at' the School of Arts. The drama represents the time of the reign of Hon oris. A Roman patrician of great wealth, named Euphemiauus, had an only son, Alexius whom he educated in ' principles of piety and in the ptacticeof unbounded charity.' This young man, acting under a divine command, leaves his father's house to lead the life of a poor pilgrim, and hotwithstandidg world-wide searching Js not found. He returns to' his father's roof as a. stranger, under the name of Ignotius and remains unknown to his parent, whotn he saves from being poisoned by one of the household slaves. Alexius reoeves the hos pita...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

; i - Concert. - The Worshipful tho Mayor gave a.. free' concert in the Town Hal!, on Tuesday e'vening. The singers aquitted themselves in an able, riaannor, to a large audience.

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Horse Stealing. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

Horse Stealing. ?Joseph Kelly was brought up ontwo count8' ! one of: stealing a horse, and another of reciving ; the same knowing it, to be stolen, at the 1 Quarter , Sessions ' Court, held at Darlinghurst, on Tuesday last, before his Honor, Judge Forbes,: Mr'. P. J. Healy prosecuting for the . Crown; The. prosecutor, a-. Mr.: 'Alexander' Cowan, of Liverpool; stated that he owned' a horse, whioh he .valued at £30. , This animal :! was turned , into a paddock' by. his son on the I evening of; the 13th March, but next morning it was gone'. On ; the latter : date : prisoner : brought a horse to:Mr,- Hoydon, a: well-known resident of Cook Road Marrickville, and offered it for sale r'which horse' Mr. Cowan afterwards I Claimed as his property, and ;the ohe he had lost .—The .] ury found prlBoner-'guilt;'. without retiring, and., he- waB sentenced by the leariwd jupge to fopr years' penalser-vitude. Prisoner said he had been badly brought up, but would try to reform-in the future. ' r

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Marrickville. BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING. MONDAY, AUGUST 4. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

[?] BOROUGH: COUNOIL MEETING.! I ... : ifti'.!'; - ? -U! - ..!- | ' Monday, August 4. . , : Present .: The Mayor (Alderman Shaw), ,andj full Council.' t' * , ,, , The^minntes of the previous meeting1 were! 'confirmed.:!'!'-- f '??V, f*-;{ V PETITION. ! -:'0 ; r- !: I ? From therjinhabitants of Denby-street. 'As! this was unsigned the iMayor ruled it out of ordert, ' ' ., ? ' ? : 'Fi-bm-W.'Thoinpson'and others, praying for kerbing and gutterini in! Fairfoul-strCet,! ;Re ferred to.the WorksiCommittee.:: -' j ' 'From. the Borough ot -Petersham; in answer to'jfi' letter- from- the. Town Clerk' asking'the ietersham Cbnncilsto . change. 'the- name' of Viot9riarstrt^t.^~Received. ;; . .From. C.. Ho, Ison., . - From M. Anderson, offering the Counoil the sum of-' £3 . to assist in- repairing Denby-strcct footpath. ? ' ' ' '?? \ : FroraR. Cook, off jriiig the Council the sum I of, , £10 .for, the,.^aipe purpose. The.jtyyoj last were referred' to tho Work's Committee .fori tliuir reiiort'and a...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Macdonaldtown Council Items. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

. Maodonaldtown Counoil items., . . , The Macdonaldtown' Cricket Club,; ini which J. F. Fallick, Esq., the Mayor, takes much' in- 1 tercst, is to have the free use of- the Council j Chambers on the 22nd instant for their an- 1 nual dinner and the .cereinotiy of presenting j the trophies. May the; gathering be large aiid | thoroughly genial. Even , ThomaBj Gray, the j ^sensitive; shy man who wrote. the Elegy.. and : other tasteful poems, praised' tne use ,of th6 , hoop and :cricket which he calls -urging ' the flying ball.!' ,,,; . .. . . j;'. : ; ; ; ' Or chase the rolling, circle's speed - : Orurge theflyingbaU.':::i',| ' Mr. J. Crawford,' of, Sandribgham, in. answer to' an advertisement, will lend the Council £5000 at 6 per cent, per annum j' to run on foy ten years. He has faith in 'Macdbntildtowh; Mr. J. B. Jolly, Inspector of Nuisances, pre sented a,,very. sensibly' .written report 'to' the Council on the'. 4th instant. . .. At -midnight; on the 4th instant— the witching hour o...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Down the Road. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 2 August 1884

Down the Koad. Erskineville Road, ' leading down from New town to Macdonaldtown, has changed, grown, and improved in tho last four years, as much as any road we know. Many villas have sprung up right and left before one gets to Union-street and Mr. G. H . Wright's Imperial Hotel. After that, on: the right hand, really Imnrlsnmn xlinnH nnd stores, all comnarativelv new, have raised their fronts. Butohers, | grocers, ii-bnmongcrs, drapers, fruiterers, fcte.,. may be found. On Saturday nights the scene is ohecring, bright and lively, and- far different from what this part of the road. used to be; four years ago. There are two establishments we would point to. , Opposite Messrs. Urell hnd Peterson's wood, coal, lime, cement, and toroduco stores, which- arc doing well,1 and near hvhere Mr. C. Challenge exhibits fruit and, greeugroccry,: .arc the butcher's, establishment of Mr. Oliver Tasker, and the grocery and drapery establishment of Mr. Andrew Murray. Both are wonderfully busy on Satu...

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