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Deputations. DREDGING DUCK RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 3 November 1888
Deputations ^HEDGING DUCK RIVER. Yestkuday morning, Mr. John Nobbs, M.P., introduced Messrs. II. Hudson (of Hudson Bros.) and Brunton (of Bruuton and Co), of Granville, to the Minister for AVorks for the purpose of making a request that Duck liivcr be dredged. Mr. Nobbs referred to the groat industrial importance of Granville and pointed out the immense advantages that would accrue to local industries through tho dredging of tho river and making it navigable for large imports and exports. The Minister said ho understood a large amount would be required for the work in blasting some reefs which would have to bo removed. A small sum, however, waj av.il'a'ile for the work at present, which would render tho river fairly navigable, and he would recom mend the matter to tho serious consideration of the Cabinet
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 3 November 1888
MISCELLANEA. If any one (says a shrewd contemporary) will show us a practical farmer who cannot see the advantage of preserving green fodder by en silage, wo will in turn show him a man who is entirely blind to his own interest. In Belgium there is a veterinary surgeon who tames tho wickedest horse or any horse difficult to shoe. Ho pours on a cloth a quarter of an ounce of an essence made from the dis tillation of parsley. Tho horso becomes im mediately quiet, gentle as a lamb. The roots and leaves of parsley enjoy tho reputation of possessing medicinal qualities of a calming character. Parsley seeds, when distilled, yield a camphor that intoxicates like haschisch. Porka vorba concerning swine : — Beans, peas, and tares tend to the formation of muscle oi lcan meat in pigs. — If a pig coughs often it is a sign of a wet sleeping place. — All pigs young or old, must have dry litter for winter quarters. It must not bo wet beneath thoir bed. — A little oilcake is good for fattening pigs...
Fancy Work Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 3 November 1888
Fancy Work Bazaar. Ykstehiiay afternoon a bazaar of fancy work was opened, in the Parruinatta Town Hall by His Wership the Mayor, in aid of the funds of tho PaiTinnatta Benevolent Society. Tho irte,i originated with Miss Bell, the priuc p :1 of the Ladies College, Perth House, George-street, and was no sooner mooted than it was eagerly tnken up by the pupils nnd their relatives and friends. Miss Dora Byrnes, an ' ex-student,' was ures.iecl in us secretarv. and it is needless to say that she proved herself equal to the occasion. For some months past fair and wil ling hnnd- have been industiijiisly employed in the manufacture of the thousand and one articles which come under the general title of — to quote the advertisement — -'plain and fancy needlework, knick-knacks, nnd ornaments.' To properly c'Oicribo th- so, beyond the inc'irr of the average trousered journalist : and we have on i ur staff no ' our own special ' of the other kind to do justice to the occasion. Tho results of the...
ARBOR DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 3 November 1888
ARBOR DAY. The British Consul at Chicago in a recent re port refers to an interesting experiment in some of the Western States in afforestation. Ho says that in the vast prairies of tho western half of Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas, the eastern part of Colarado, and in the plains of Dakota and Wyoming, there is an almost total absence of trees, and hence tho moisture is very deficient. In the forest regions and almost the mountains, lumber and firewood have rapidly ecreased from tlm l-nnklnss wnv in whinh old and young trees have been cut. This waste has been strained by various Acts, principally by the Timber Culture Law, which regulates the disposal of lands. In Nebraska, fifteen years ago, a voluntary movement was started for the encouragement of plauting and forestry in general, and one day in the year, called ' Arbor Day,' was set apart fur that purpose. On that day trees are planted by prominent persons, and by the 1 cal bodies. This ex ample has been followed by nearly every o...
Parramatta Petty Sessions. THURSDAY, NOV. 1. (Before Mr. H. Byrnes, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 3 November 1888
Parramatta Petty Sessions. Tiii:iwiiav,N..v. 1. (Before Mr. It. Uvrnes, .!.!',) Mary Ann Smith, who uu the ]n:cyimis diiv did ne,» appear to a Miiiunnns, cliiii'n'iii!rlier with bavins mudo iise ur obscene lauBluwp wit^M the liearilis of ]iasscrs Uy in Arthur-street, nnd for whoso arrest ii lieneh wiir r.iut Imd bei'-u isuued. wus linniglit uu. She iileiidcd ii.it Ktiilty, but tho cluiivu linviiiif been proven liy Con stable Allison, she was fined tils, in default 1-1 du'y'siin li i-onmenl in Dui-luujluuwt Unol.
PROSPECT AND SHERWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 3 November 1888
PROSPISCT AND SIIERAVOOD. A deputation, consisting of the Mayor of Pr- spect and Sherwood (Mr. H. T. Jones), Aldermen Paton and Airey, and Mr. G. M. Young (acting Council Clerk), was introduced to tho Colonial Secretary, yesterday morniug, by Mr. J. Nobbs, M.I'., to request that a further sum of money be placed upon the Estimates for completing the formation of the new Smithfield Road, which was given t - tho Council in lieu of the old road, closed in con nection with tlic waterworks. iUr. JNobbs explained that a promise had been made by the Department to make good any roads closed on account of the waterworks, and he asked that a sum of £300 be granted. Sir Henry suggested that the application bo made ou paper, and he gave his word that the matter should be attended to.
PIGEON SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 3 November 1888
ttr-ron snnivrncri. The Hliicktown ]'fec«n Miiteh uf £;!«? cniiio off (in Jlimilny last, and fortiuiiiiely the eiitorprisins pro moters pullp-1 thrnuHh: Tliirtj-eiHht slmoters ™n tistod, and four divided Hie prizes, namely Mo*™. Hirnes (.Kl yards), Phlllim (-J7), ' TryAsiiin' (2T), inul C. 1'earee -JO), who killed all thoir birds. The two last-named hail train Seven frills. A ill!) sweep was divided between .1, FiSzsiininous, A. Tower, .1. Stein, li. Brien. and K. AV. Pcaee, who killed live eiieh.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2. (Before Messrs. H. Taylor and R. Harper, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 3 November 1888
[?] (liefer: iressrs. H. Tuylor illldR. Hurper, .Ts.P.) l'riiiiK iKKlni wus liroufrnt up, liy (jonstituie Jiowis, for pidtection, suirei-iiiR from the elfecls of exuessive drinkiivj. Inspector L itimer stated Hint 11 jilin hud eome to Hie piiliee station stiitinirtlml lie was beiii- fnllum-d by n lot, of miners from Newenstle. Keiiiiindeil for a week lor mediisil exiiiiiiiiiition. Hubert Colvin, eliai-sred, by Conslnblc May, with hnv iiijt been drunk on the Sv'dnev Jfoud, was lined us, in default --\ hours. Joseph HiillardWiis chained on Bunmums, by Hub inspeetur lutimer, with having niadu' lisa of uhsccne Awiii.-cd nljii'led t'iiilly,'niid wi^ lined id, 5s lid eo.-ts'
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Albert v. l'etnrslmm Elsmore.-This mutch was pluycd at l'eteruhum on November 3,' mid mis won by Alberts by 11 runs. The Eluinores went first to the wickets und only succeeded in !!-!'inR 30 runs, of which Turner, tho tup scorer, made 10. Tho Alberts scored 71, Cardiff totting up 4f- in his usual free mid easy stylo. Crisp und Thwaite bowled excellently, the former hiking 3 wickets in 3 consecutive li.ll.,. ? ' -LJlfilUGlUS. ^v' ivi ''' Seainou, b Crfsn, ..-?' f'JQowns, c, U Crisp ... (( Turner, bllrisp ? 10 Smith, It Thwmto .,. a Mills, cbThwutte .,. n Unwor, mn out ? a Nelson, uTumuto ... fl Hopkins, not out .„ u Wkins.bCfisp .,. a Sundries ? a Oeiiry, c, b Crisp ... 0 _ Eiclmrdson, 1) Crl-ip .„ 0 Total ? 30 Alberf5. Turktiifc-ton, c, b Kreh- Crisp, s, b KM.urdson S unison ? ... 1 Venn, nut out ... '' 1 Sorlie. b Kichardseu ... 0 Gould, c, b Seimiun 0 Cardiff, c, b Scumou ... II Allen, c, b Scamon ' 0 Moxon, run out ? 1 Sundries ' ?' Vcitch, b Smith ? 0 ? .' . u Thwuitc, c, b Hich...
THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 8. (Before Mesars. Henry Byrnes and C. O. Lamb, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Thursday. November 8. (Before Messrs. Henry Byrnes and C. O. ' Lamb. Js.P.l . Fi^auk Bodin, on remand, brought up for protection, was discharged. Arthur Boltou 13,. James Bolton 11, and George Henry Priestly 11, were charged with having stolen a purse containing money and tram tickets, to the value of £3. Constable Welsh deposed that he arrested Henry Priestly and James Bolton at the Centennial Refresh ment room. They were given in charge by Arthur Hondorson for stealing n. nniso m. taining money, etc., to the vnlue of £3. The boys 'made -no reply. Brought them to the lock -.up, and asked James Bolton whero ho got the purse ho had iu his hand ; ho said he got it from his his brother Arthur ; he didn't know where his brother got it ; tho purse contained £1 3s 9d, a rupee, and G tram tickets. Then arrested Arthur Bolton at his home ; Arthur Bolton said lie found the purse at Tattersal's comer ; he saw another boy drop it, and picked it up ; he said ho did'nt know the other boy's name,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Tin; monthly meeting of tlio committee of the Parramatta Bonevoleni Society wae held on AVe;lnc«l»y evening. Present : Tho ('resident, Veil Archdeacon limit her, iu (lie chair, and Monsi'iior Uisrnoy, and Messrs. J'\ T. AVdt kins, K. Mason, J. .Smith, mid I'. S. Kyan. An apology was received for the ulwonco ot' the secretary' Mr. J. L. Byrnes. Account* ,-woimliii',' to £21 Ids were J.MS-ed fm- ,»iiy uusitt. Tlic revised rules will 1.- considered next mowing. There was »? ? 1mI'- about recipients of rt\tigf, but w fuitli.r business was transacted.
Parramatta Petty Sessions. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, F. Beames, Jos. Whitworth, E. H. Pearce, and C. W. Lloyd, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Parramatta Petty Sessions. Wednesday, Novembeh 7. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, F. Beames, Jos. Whitworth, E. H. Pearce, and C. W. Lloyd, - Js.P.) Alfred George L. Sinclair, a respectably dressed man, apparently about 40 years of age, was brought up on remand from, Monday, for protection, having been arrested by Constable Gather, on suspicion of being of unsound mind. The evidence of Drs. Johnston and Bowman having been taken, to the effect that Sinclair was decidelly insane, the Bench ordered him to bo sent to the Parramatta Hospital for tho In sane. ! Adams v. Percy Watsford, Percy and Septi mus Rawlinson, Jas. Nealo, Robert Megarvey, and Essex Willis. In this matter, arising from ari assault alleged to have been committed on the complainant, Mr. H. A. Richardson, who appeared for three of the defendants, said that an agreement had been arrived at with the other side to agrqfeto a postponement, and asked the Bench to grant it. The Bench granted a postponement to the 14th instant.
Local Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Local Topics. I sudjoix a fancy portrait of the gentleman who got on to a good thing .'at n recent race meeting by tho simple procoss oispottiiit/ a dark Once upon a time when a cadot encampment was held, the Parramatta were muchly to the fore. 'Why is'nt such tho case to-day? Though Constable Welsh deserves kudos for bringing that Siamese' artful dodger to justice, the 'arresting 'trap' was unquestionably policeman Alcohol. Mr. Nobbs's suggestion that fruitgrowers should seek tho protection of the Trades Marks Act, in the matter of thoir eases is u good one, but — there nro always awkward ' buts' in cases of the kind — tho Act in question doesn't appear to be very particularly protective of thoso whose interests it was designed to con serve. At Penrith, t'other day, -for instance, it lamentably broke down, when its provisions were appealed to, to afford protection to somo respectable manufacturers whose rights had been infringed upon by certain too too free traders. At tho close of...
Parramatta Licensing Court. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes and Neil Stewart, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Parramatta Lioensjng Court, Thursday, Novemiieh S. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes and Neil Stewart, .Tk.P.\ C. H. Curtis applied, through Mr. II. A. Riohardson, for the removul of his liconse;from Prospect to a now house at Pott's Hill. Sut iuupootor Lntimcr rcnortccj fay.ournbly.' of 'fh'p hqus.0., und th' application was granted. Sub-Inspeutoi1 Latlmer proceeded against Thos. Hardio and James Keogan for 'drinking' liquor on unlicensed premises at Pott's Hill. Mr. II. A. Richardson for defendants, Tho' cases wei'o hoa'rd separately, thero being two ? informations.- That of Jus. Keogan. was taken first. ? The information having beon read, Mr. Richardson took objec :ion to it- as disclosing lio punishable oll'enco under tho Act. The 67th section made tho ' purohaso ' punislmblo, but not tho ' drink ing,' and tho information made no mention of purchase. The Bench hold tho objeotion to be fatal, and dismissed tho information. Tho case against Hardio was dismissed on similar grounds. John Ba...
Current News. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Current News. Tim monthly meeting of the committee of the Parramatta School of Arts was held on Friday evening. Tho President, the Ven. Archdeacon Gunthcr, occupied the chair, and there were silso present : Messrs. D. M. Tod liuntor, J. J. Bituun (honorary secretary), W. G. Bladon, O. B.yan, K. II. De Low (honorary treasurer), W. li. Murray, and K S. Hichard son. Tho President said, in regard to the re solution passed at tho previous meeting to hold a public meeting, he could not understand the position or tlio committee, ne understood tnai the ooinmittco meant business, and that they were committed to the carrying out of a bazaar. It appeared to him that they had acted most inconsistently. No satisfactory ex planation of the actual state of affairs was forthcoming in tho absence of Mr. G. Pile, the mover of the resolution. Tho sub-committee reported that no arrangements had been mado for the public meeting, but it was understood that Mr. Pile had seeii some influential gentle men i...
Small Debts Court. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, F. Beames, and E. H. Pearce, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Small Debts Court. Wednesday, Novehheii 7. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, F. Beames, and E. H. Penrco, Js.P.) In the following undefended cases judgments (with costs) were given : — Dr. Johnston v. John Whatmore, 15s ; |Murray Bros. v. Henry Forsyth, £7 2s 7d; Lasseter v.- AV. White, £5 9s 3d ; Parramatta' Gas Company v. Henry Chapman, £1 4s. :. ?? . Allan v. Cusbort. — This was a claim for £10 14s Gd, for agistment, which had pre viously come before tho Court in another form^ ^!h,oi| i(; w:as djsmis.sod. l^r. H. A.' ijich.ar.d-! sqnfo.rdefcnd.aHt. The Bguch, evidently re gar.djiig $je niutjir. iis H glaring Qa.no Qf ?' U-y on' again dismissed jt, with 3.0s. espouses of throe witnossos, ?J . lx, Uartright v. A , J , Jjangloy, claim tor £3 10s Od, amouut of interest alleged to bo duo on unpaid ^instalments for land purchased by dofendant.' Mr. H. A, Richardson for plain tiff; Mr. Hawkins for dofoudant. Plaintiff failing to provo his own title to tho laud iu ques tiou, was non-«uited. Sum...
Religious Services for Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 10 November 1888
Religious Services for Sunday. CuuKcn of England. — St. John's, Parra matta, 8 and 11 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. HarrisPork, 7 p.m. Sherwood, 7 p.m ; All Saints', Parramatta, lla. in. and 7 p.m. (Rev. J. Done). Sfc.Mark's, Granvillo, 11 a.m. find 7p.m. (Rov. D. E. Evans]Joues). Christ Churoh.Guild- iord, 10.45 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. St. Lukes' Mission Room, . Parramatta North, 3 o'clock, (Sunday School). AYesleyan Ouyncii.— Macqimrio-street, 11 a.m. 7 und p.m. (flev. P. j. Stephen); Baulkham Hills, 3 p.m. (Mr. E. J/. Field) ; Ryde and Granvillo circuit plans not to hand. Pkesbyteriax Church. — Parramatta, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. (Rev. J. D. Murray), Granville, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. (Rev. R. Jackson). PniMiTiVE Methodist Chuecu. — Parra rauttu, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. (Rev. P. S. Young) ; Toongabbbie, 3 p.m. (Rov.' P. S. Young) ; Field of Mars, 3 and 7 p.m. , (Mr. T. Whito) ; Baulkham Hills, 11 a.m. (Mr. D. Johnstou), 7 p.m. (supply) ; Granville Station Granville, 11 a.m. (Mr. W. Green), 7 p.m. (Mr. T. Smith...