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PROSPECT AND SHERWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
PROSPECT AND SHERWOOD. Wixir tlio assistance of Aldermen Auiey, Tii'.ioxr', Kenyon and JPaton, Mayor Joxks, of Prospect and Sher wood, has succeeded not only in ogre giously stultifying himself, but in com mitting tho Corporation over which he presides to an act of unquestionable, aarshness. Tho suspension and dis missal of Council Clerk McManis ' con stitute that act. Mayor Jones's state ment to tho Council about his having taken logal advice on tho matter was a most disingenuous one ; since it was evidently made with tlio design of in ducing the mtepayors to believe that ho had boon definitely advisod by an emi nent firm of solicitors to suspend Mr. MoMaxis. Whereas, tho firm in ques tion simply i'.l vised Mr. Jorsiis that undor tlio Mu .icipalitios Act a Mayor has power to suspend a Council Cleric. Possibly there is not a single ratepayer in tho Prospect and Shorwood district but is porfectly awaro of tho fact that a Mayor can suspend a Council, Clerk if ho have a mind to. Most s...
THE Cumberland Argus AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17. THE PARRAMATTA D. HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
THE. 4jihntqWrlmul Sjlvgwa FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17. THE PARRAMATTA D. HOSPITAL. 'We are afraid that but vory few pooplo will bo in any way surprised at what they may read in another column oE this issue of tlio At:cras, with regard to tlio state of tlio Hospital finances ; inasmuch, as for soino timo past, the affairs of that institution havo boon steadily going down hill— for reasons, which if not understood oy its authorities, are pretty accurately roclcOncd up by at loast seven persons out of every ton, whom one speaks to on the subject. It appears that whilst tlio annual cost of maintaining the Hospital has fallen but very slightly sinco 1880, tlio rovenuo of that institu tion has lamentably ctccroasod— mainly in tho items, 'Subscriptions'; 'Gov- ernment salsidy ' (which rises and falls as tho amount of subscription rises and falls); and 'Paying Putionts.' As a natural consequence of this falling off in revonuo, tlio Hospital's bank account is overdrawn, an...
RYDALMERE BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
KYDALMERE BRIDGE. Me. F. Fabnell, M.P., has received the fol lowing1: — 'Department of Public Works, Sydney, oth November, 1888. Sir,— With re ference to your letter of the 5th ultimo, asking that a bridge may be constructed over the Parramatta River at a point near Shepherd's Wharf near Rydalmero, I am directed to inform k you, in viow of the reports received upon the ?.subject, that the Secretary for Public Works is i finable to authorise a compliance with your re tmiesfc. It would appear that a bridge at the Pplace referred to would require to be as high as the Railway bridge in order to avoid obstruc tion to navigation, and would necessitate an outlay of £15,000, an expense the department would not be justified in incurring'. — I have, etc., W. Baelino, Under-secretary.'
The County Members at Work. EASTWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
' ftlie County Members at Work. EASTWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL. Me. FbankFaexell, M.P., has received the following: — 'Department of Public Instruc tion, Sydney, 7tli November, 188S. Sir,— With reference to your letter dated 5th ultimo invit ius* attention to the necessity for painting1 the Public School building, at 'Eastwood, and for repairing ' the tanks, I am directed to acquaint you that having had under notice a report upon the subject, the Minister of Public Instruction does not consider it necessary to paint the building at present. The District Inspector is taking stops to obtain tenders for repairs to the tanks. — I have etc., G. Milled, for Under secretary.'
Parramatta Petty Sessions. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, G. T. Hunt, T. F. Mackenzie, and J. Whitworth, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
Parramatta Petty Sessions. Monday, November 12. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, G. T. Hunt, T. . F. Mackenzie, and J. Wh'itworth, Js.P.) Patrick Maher, charged with disorderly con duct, was fined 20s, in default 7 days. Henry E. Jordan v. E. Cunninghame. — To show cause why an order should not bo made against him to deliver up possession of a shop and stables. Defendant pleaded causo to show. Mr. Richardson for tho complainant. Com plainant deposed that he let the premises to dofendant about September G ; defendant went into possession, tho rent being 25s per week ; defendant only paid 10s rent, and a notico to fiuit*. wjih snwnri nn liitn TJio Tlnnr-li Tnnfin nn order to give up possession within a week, with 5s Cd costs of court, and 21s professional costs, in default 7 days' imprisonment. John Rafter v. James Osborn, — Assault. Struck out. Austin Gallagher, for tho 121st conviction, was fined 6s or 2-1 hours for being drunk in Church-street. William Sinnott was fined 5s or 24 hours fo...
The Snowdrop Minstrels. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
The Snowdrop Minstrels. On Prince of Wales Birthnight, the 9th inst., the Snowdrop Minstrels gave an entertainment in the \ ictoria Theatre, Parramatta, undor tho management of Mr. R.'B. Jamieson/which proved both a social and financial success. Tho iirst portion consisted of a concert and variety entertainment arranged as follows : — Overturo, Company; comic soug, 'The Mystery of a Handsome Cab,' AV. J. Thompson; sono j-jiu uiu. xxome amtwnat it used to bo, ' G. AV. King ; comic song, ?' Kemo, Kemo,' R. B. Jamieson; song, ' Bring back tho Old Folks,' P. O. King ; comic song, ' Have you seen her,' G. A. Hill; comic song, 'Jona- than Joseph Jeremiah,' AV. E. Reilly; son'- 'The AVanderer,' C. Burton. This part hi the programme . was brought to a successful conclusion by tlio perfurmaiico of the scream ing farce, ' The Rival Bobbies.' A triple clog hornpipe by Messrs. Garlick Bros., and Jamieson, elicited hearty applause. This was followed by a sketch entitled.' Trespassers. ue- waro,'...
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
THE TURF.' ..-'..? Tho December iprogramme of the Rosehill Racing Club comprises the following : ? Grnn- ville stakes of 100 sovs., for all horses that have not won a prizo exceeding '95 sovs. in value °at tho timo . of starting, GJ- 'furlong's.; Maiden Hurdle Race, of 100 sovs., for all horses that have not won a hurdle race at the time of start iug, 2 miles ; Disposal Stakes of 100 sovs w.f.a., 7 furlongs; HandicapSteepIechaseof 100 sovs., aboiit2i' miles; and Ashfield Han dicap of 100 sovs., l:j; mile and 100 yards. Tho I nominations close on Monday next with the se- I oretary, Mr. G. B. Rowley, and the usual- on- I trance fee of 1 sov. covers all expenses. \
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 11. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, F. Beames, Jos. Whitworth, and C. W. Lloyd.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
Wednesday, Nov. 1-1. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, F. Boames, Jos. Whitworth, and C. W. Lloyd.) John Wilson alum John loloy, arrostcd on warrant on a chargo of wife dosortion, was re manded to Sydney. Julia Roberts, Annie Mcohan, and Edward Oussau were each fined us, in default 21. hours' imprisonment, for drunkenness. Cnssan, for having made uso of obscene language, was further fined 10s, in default '18 hours' imprison Iiiioy Adams proceeded against Percy Rawlinson, Percy Watsford, Jas. Nealo, Robt. Megarvoy, Essex Willis, and Sopt. Kawlinsou (till young boys) for having, on 9th October last, assaulted and boaten her son, Robert Adams. Mr. R'lberts appeared to prosecute ; Mr. II. A. Richardson for all tho defendants. Lucy Adams, wife of William Adams, residing iu Harris Park, stated that as far as her knowledge went tho information read was cor rect and tho defendants boforo tho court are the parties named : hor son had been to school on tho Oth Octobor, tho boy Robert had been in goo...
INSECTS INJURIOUS TO FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
INSECTS INJURIOUS TO FRUIT. Mis. Axous Mackay,' F.C.S., the well-known lecturer, to tho Sydnoy Technical- College, has addressed the following conclusive letter re specting the discovery of the .Codh'n Moth in Now _*outh AVales :— ' You were good enough to givo a somewhat lengthy report of tho leoturo delivered by mo reoontlyut the Tech nical Hall on insect posts. I regret the ne cessity which compels mo to ask for.au addition to tho space then given, and in which it was stutcd (and correctly) that, at the time of speak ing to the fruitgrowers and others, I- had not succeeded in getting a specimen of true Codliu moth, although somo hundreds of applede stroying giubshad boon put up carefully for hatching ; nor had 1 met any person who had got specimens from Australian fruit. To-day, I am sorry to say, several truo Codlin Moths (Carpocapsa pomonolla) havo appeared.. Thoy hatched out from a number of grubs taken di rect from applo trees, and which have been attended to tjo carefully ' ...
THURSDAY, 15TH NOVEMBER. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes and J. Whitworth Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
TitunsDAY, 15th November. (Beforo Messrs. II. Byrnes and J. Whit worth Js.P.l Michael Sheldon was charged with having stolon on the 2Gth Oct. last a jiorso, saddle and bridle, valued at .C10, tho property of Taylor Bros. John Earl, a farmer residing at Emu Plains, who bought tho turn-out on the 2Gth October for £1 10s off a man answering tho des cription aud giving tin name of the accused, failed to identify Sheldon as tho party in ques tion, and the accused who had boon arrested by the Campbolltown police on tho 8th inst., was thoreupon discharged. Tho horse and property wove returned to tho owners.
Enemies in the Apples and Pears. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
Enemies in the Apples and Pears. TO THE EDITOR 01' TUB CTOIDEKLAKD AliauS. Sir, — Although the grubs from which the moths referred to in tho following- communica ,tion wero got in |a district J far from yours, I feol assured you will readily make publio tho fact that tho dreaded codling moth is really amongst the enemies wo havo to contend with. somewhat fully at tho meetings hold at Fairfiold and at Carlingford, of which you gave full and very oxcellent reporis. It was stated then, that though many efforts had been maclo to got the grabs found in diseased apples and pears to hatch out into the perfect insect, or moth stage, I had hot, up to thiit thnp. got specimens of tho codling moth. 'On Monday morning last, tho hope that, after all, tho dreaded pest was not amongst us, was dissi pated. The circumstances are related in tho following letters, sent to the ' Sydney Mornin» Herald,' at once, that, without loss of time the facts might become known, Tho report in your last issue of th...
ARGUS CUP AND FERRIS TROPHY FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
ARGUd CUP AND .VEKRISTUOPI1Y FIXTURE-. Tho following members of tho Granville B are requested to meet on tho Albert wicket, Parramatta, to-day, at 2.1(3 prompt, to play against Hornsby iu the above Cup : Burgess, Edgar, Huxley, I?. Lusk, E. Law, Mui-chant, Morris, Ranker, Rollins, Stieme, II. Sweeny. A. Lusk 12, I'roudlock 13, C. Noich 14. Coates C.C. fixtures Nov. 17. A team coutinuo Cup match at Clyde and aro requested to attend on ground at 2' 15 sharp. l''qllov/hig will represent Horusby in thp Auous Cup against Granyille B :—. -O. Osborii, E. F. Osbom, O.'Osborn, Wall, Wild, Cruigg, Foster, Fuller, W. H. Dully, A. Duffy, J, Johnson.
Sports and Games. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
Sports and Games. Parramatta Hospital for Insane v. ; Kings School. — This match was arrangedjfor 1.3 of the. King's School, but only 11; turned -up.: I Budge, for School batted nicely, and Simpson for Hos pital with 7 wickets for 44' runs ooinosout with tho best average. In'.tno second innings of the School, Hall played 'nicely for his 24. The match resulted iu a win for the Hospital by 7 wickets and 7 runs. Scores : — Kinif School 1st innings. Budge, o tittle b Simp- Coir, not out ? 2 'don '.'..' ?...?????..'. lii'Xarigilon.b Simpson ... 8 -White, b Tumsett ? ... '0.- Suttor, b Thorpo ... 0 Hnll.b Thorpe... - ...'? 0 Miuichco, b Thorpo ... 0 Arabridge. b Thorpo ... ' 6 Gordon, c E. Howling; b .Glennio, c G. Teitdi b , ., Thorpo ? ..... ,2 ? Thorpo ?? ;.. ... 1- Sundries ????...?'- ... 1 Eov. St. John Gray, c — Tumsettb Simpson... 2 Total ? 32 . Hospital for Insane 1st innings. L. Bowling, o and b don ? 0 Langdon ... ~ ... 33 Thorpe, b Langdon' ... 6' Littlo, h Glonnie 2 Simpson, 1...
CENTRAL CUMBERLAND CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
CENTRAL CUMBERLAND CRICKET ASSOCIATION. The Committee met on Thursday evening in tho Anaus Offioo. Correspondence was read in respect to tho Coates B-Collingwood disputo and an explanation offered by Mr. G.. Coatee was accepted as satisfactory by the Committeo. I On a protest from True . Blue, it was decided that Earl Bennett, a member of the R-rnn villn A 3 Cup team, was not eligible to play owing to his f connection, .with tho Sydney CO., which v-n-i considered a senior club. The match w.iu ' I dcred to be started again with eligible players *= Tho secretary was instructed to inform clubs 7 that Association rules and Cup conditions would i bo strictly enforced in the future. The treasurei '?' reported- there were several defaulting clubs in 4 regard to ground fees.- A protest from the Al- f berts in regard to another member of Granvillo \ A Cup team was uphold by : the Committeo under condition No. 14. The committee dii- ™ ected tliat matches be starred punctually to time, and tha...
FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
??.':?„ ' FIXTURES. ;; 2nd Rosehill v. Mascotto C.C— Tho follow % .members uro chosen to represent tho E030 hill. 2nd on Saturday, Nov. 17th on formers' wicket:,- Holland, W. Pye, J. Pyo, Mosoley, Ryan; Knowles, Kimberley, Metcalfo, 'Withers LusTC, Artlett. The fillowiug members of tho 1st Roseliill C.C., aro requested to catch the 1.40 p.m. train for Fairfield, to-day: Miller, Wharf, 'Wesley, ' Iiangdon, Shenherd. Manltnnzio Tinntl. .T Bragg, W. Bragg, Thompson, Budgo. Smith 1 1 V Moseley 2. .5 CoUingwood v. Parramatta 2nd on Collin'-- wood ground. The following- will represent 1 10 former : Dodds, Sweei e ', Hugan, Kae, Jen kms, D mlop, Dunn, E. Beames, McDonald Do Saxo, Purser. Miller 12.- ;. Brush Farm: A team v.. .Albion CO.— Tho following are selected to represent Brush Farm ;o-day: Cox.'Hibblo:' .TmvlnVi' . T'H^,,^mn;; Short, Hughos, Sellars, G. Spurway, A. Short, Catt, Cowell. To meet!at'2. 30 sharp on Albion ground. ? ..Brush Farm B team v., Independent-; CO '^ The followin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
Neil Harper & Co., T AND AND ESTATE AGENTS AND JU AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. CHURCH-STREET, PARRAMATTA. Irrigation a Speciality. (Estimates given.) Wo arc prepared to' erect 'either wind or steam power for Irrigation works. Thousands of pounds worth of fruits are lost annually for want of a proper IRRIGATION SCHEME. 100 pur cent, on cost of outlay would be re turned annually iu INCREASED PRICES FOR PRODUCE. £100,000 Trust Money for Investment at Low Interest. Orchards and Farms for sale iu Cumberland and Northumberland. Cheap, and on easy terms. Close to the railway Hues. Houses and allotments in Parramatta and sub urbs for sale. W. H. BOWEM', FRUITERER AND CONFECTIONER. Church-street, near Railway Bridge. rnilE Choicest Fruits of tho Season, Ice, JL Ice creams, and Summer Drinks. Orders punctually attended to. W. II. BOWEN.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
Visit the Paekam att a Branch, of . - ? : ' For First-Class BOOTS & SHOES at lowest PRICES. Startling ITal-ues., Wonderful Clxeapiaesss. ESTABLISHED 1857. Letters and Teleghams Eeceive Pjrompt Attention at Eithee Establishment. Telephone — Nos. 726 Sydney, 9 Nokth Siioke, 5 Balmain. Undertakers and Funeral Furnishers. SYDNEY: BALMAIN: PETERSHAM: ST. LEONARDS : 799 Geoeoe-St. 238 Dapxixq-St. Paiace & Wakdell Sts. ? Walkek-St. (Opposite Railway). (Near Oddfellows' Hall). (Eight at Railway Station). (next E.S. and A.C. Bank. State. and Reform Funerals conducted in the most respectable manner and at moderate charges. Cedar, Oak, or other Polished Wood and Leaden Coffins at Shortest Notice. Wreaths, Crosses, and every other Funeral Requisite. Memoriul Cards a Speciality (Printed as required). Jf PAUL, pENEEAL CARRIER, Etc. Vans for Hire by the Day or Hour. Furnituro Removed with Care. MACQUARIE-STREET, PARRAMATTA JOHIST TAYLOR, rf^ ENERAL LICENSED AUCTIONEER. br ? REAL PR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
A FEW TONS OF WIRE', Rusty, a reduced price. MURli \Y BROS. A LLOTMENTS O~F LAND.' J\. FOR SALE. With Stone Foundations in Lansdowno-streot. Also allotments in Dixon-slreot, on liberal terms. TorrensAct. Five minutes walk from Railway Station. Apply T IOMAS DIXON, Parramatta South. LACK FENCING, G, 8, 10, White cross. ? MURR\Y BROS. THUOKMAKERS' 'SHOVELS, 2s. each. JJ- ? SAINTY BROS. E~' ?ROWN~TEAPOTS, Gla'siw^ror'Dra'in Pipes, Garden Tiles, Flower Pots. Ro duced prices at SAINTY BROS. ? /Corrugated iron, aii lengths, cheap. \J Ridgo Capping, Guttering, Down Pipes, etc^ SAINTY BROS. f\ AT 1'A.NACI-rS Disinfectant for Closet \J Pans, Cesspits, Drains, Stables, Dust boxes, Sick Rooms, and Hospitals. Agents, - ? ^ ? MURRA.Y BROS. CARPETS made, laid,. and rolaid' Furni turo repaired and polished. MURRAY BROS. /Cumberland building land \j and investment company, LIMITED. Tho Board are now prepared to make ad vances on Mortgages. Rules and all informa tion on application at the office, Ge...
Prospect and Sherwood DISMISSAL OF THE COUNCIL CLERK. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 17 November 1888
Prospect 'and Sherwood ! DISMISSAL 03? THE COUNCIL CLERK. i Moke than usual interest was niuuuesfedm I the proceedings at tho regular 'fortnightly ! meeting of the Council held on Thursday after i noon, in consequence of tho Mayor's recent ! action in suspending tho Council Clerk, Mr. A. I P McManis, for alleged neglect of duty. The I Council Chamber was -filled ivilli ratepayers. I Tho Mayor (Mr. H. T. Jones) presided, and I there was a full Council present, i In committee tho Mayor stated that in the I interests of tho Municipality he had considered it necessary to suspend the Council Clerk. Soon af tor being elected to tho chair ho had applied to the Clerk for a list of defaulting ratepayers, and after some considerable- delay, as Mr. McManis did not seem able to produce them, he (tho Mayor) placed a motion on the business paper for tho- appointment of an auditor to look up the books. By tho authority of the Council he.employcd Mr. G. E. Young. On the 22ud October he received a l...