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Paspalum Control Sought By Council [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 April 1950
Paspalum Control Sought By Council Hoiroyd Council -is support ing a move by Concord Coun cil for the establishment of research into the eradication of paspalum grass. Council, last week, decided to co-operate with Concord in its representations to the Minister for Local Government (Mr. J. Cahill) on the matter. Councils hope that the C.S.I.R. and the Agriculture Department can devise means: of controlling the "menace." In Parliament .recently, Mr. Cahill, in reply to a question -by Mr. Adamson, M.L.A., for Concord, said that reports in his Department did not indicate an abnormal growth of the grass in the metropolitan area. i Many councils, since,. have been "up in arms" on the mat ter.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 April 1950
IA LIBERTY Isaiah foretold it---Christ preached it --You may enjoy it SPublic address by J. A, CUTFORTH Representative of the Watch Tower Society. SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 7.30 p.m. SYDNEY TOWN HALL. You Are- Inviied to Attnd;. *All Welcome. No Collection.. - -OPPORTUNITY - MEN BOYS 17-19 A Limited Number can be trained in a Specialised Engineering Trade - Good Conditions - Permanent Employment. Special .day classes and instructors ensure thorough training and steady progress.. Telephone Mr. COOPER, BX 4881 The National Cash Register Co. Pty. Ltd. 14-16 YORK STREET, SYDNEY AU STIN ,MEAVY DUTY TRUCKS - 2 & 5 TONMERS TRUCKS .'ormffn-size AUSTIN TRUCKS are built for the tough jobs Come and see for yourself how Austin. engineers have built these rugged 2 and 5 ton trucks . . . providing everywhere the; extra strength and extra care; in design .to meet the requirements, of Australia's hardest haulage jobs. Check these features that ensure long and profitable service:--6cylinder, O.H.V.,...
Kindergarten Ball [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 April 1950
Kindergarten Ball The annual ball in aid of the Parramatta Child Centre will be held in the Town Hall on June 2. Mr. Norm Bavinton is the or. ganiser for the function, arid plans are in. hand to make the evening a very enjoyable one, Reservations may be made at Johnston's music store or by ringing th'e , Chi 1 d Centre (UW9132).
Mayor Reports On New City Council [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 April 1950
Ma, yor' Reports On .NMew City Council The following is the first of a series of articles written by the Mayor of Parramatta (Alderman E. A. Mobbs) on the work accomplished in the first year of the new Parramatta Citv Couincil: Having completed one year in the newly constituted City of Parramatta, which was brought inito being as a consequence .of the presenit State Government's "Amalgamation of Areas Bill," I feel it incumbent on me to re port the result of this great ex periment," as - I see it, to the people, whom I humbly repre sent as Mayor, as I consider they have a right to, -and are anxious to know. There were four properly con stituted Councils thrown into the melting. pot, each with· totally different outlooks, but I feel it will be readily., admitted by all that by dint of perseverance and 'the sinking of all parochial thoughts we have succeeded in creating a: .smoothly running "working model" which- is the foundation of the future greatness of the City areas At the' inau...
BE REASONABLE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
BE REASONABLE "Mbst noises can be prevented by commonsense and considera tion. Everyone is entitled to a fair share of peace and quiet and every decent citizen realises this pi~inciple. I(owever, we must remind offenders that they are injuring the sick, the exhausted and the very young," remarks Dr, J. Grahame Drew, Metropolitan Medical Officer of Health. "Noise bs rarely a problem when right thinking people decide to put on the brake. Let's be reasonable and outlaw avoidable noise,. es pecially after dark."
BOWLS CARNIVAL BIG SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
BOWLS CARNIVAL BIG SUCCESS Despite that rain substantially interfered with Parramatta Bowling Club's carnival week, the competitions. held local interest right to the end. The "week" was the biggest thing ever staged by the club and its success was chiefly due to the efforts of the club secretary, Mr. Bert Peacock, and the bowls secretary, Ernie. Hodg kinson. The final of the' pairs compe tition was won by a Concord pair, Tom Waddell and Jim Mor ton, who defeated McDuff and Madden, of Ryde, 25-12. Waddell is a son-in-law of the late George Coates, for many years a promin ent member of Parramatta Club and a vice-president of the N.S.W. Bowling Association. After a splendid game in the fours competition, in which the scores were 16-all when the last end was begun, Warren, Lilley, Walker and Healy, of Kensing ton, defeated- Gideon, Morrison, Levy and Amey, of - Bori, in the final game, 18-16. The :play on both sides was worthy of the occasion. The best Parramatta perform ers in the fou...
HIGH SCHOOL RUGBY UNION [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
HIGH SCHOOL' RUGBY UNION Parramatta High School per formed 'well in -the opening round of the Rugby Union compefition. The .ollowing are the results iir the matches against.. Home bosh:-. First grade: Won, 21 to. 9; scorers, Lucas, Johnston, Moora toff, Bunton (3 penalties). A very good game which pro mises well for a keen cpmpeti tiop1. Third grade:, Lost, 15 to 5; scorers, Walker. (try), .Ford (goal). Each team scored a try, but Homebush- scored the extra points from infringements by Parramatta. Fourth grade: Won, 11 to 6. scorers, Cameron, Watkins, Walsh (tries), Peters (goal). A good game, but Parramatta will need to improve consider ably. Fifth grade: Lost, 12 to nil; Parramatta lost mainly from lack of experience. However, the team shaped well and should im prove in the near future,
PARRAMATTA P.-C. BOYS' CLUB [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
PA AMATTA P.-C. BOYS' CLUB There are' ten trained, in structors: who give their ser vices..free, each Monday, from 7.30 to approximately 8.45. About 300 youngsters line up for roll call for the various classes, boxing, wrestling, physi cal culture, baseball, football, physical fitness, choir practice, etc., with' special P.T. classes for the younger boys. Last week about 30 boys enrolled for a St. John First Aid class. Supt. Daley will put the- official seal on this class. Last week Sgt. Mortimer Mc Carthy; who is in charge of the band, which meets every Thurs day, sent an S.O.S. for a black board, and a drummer to teach the up and coming drummers. Arthur Brown supplied, the for mer, complete with staff and clefts, and Drummer Powell offered his services as instructor. Mac and his assistant, Const. Bowers, say "It won't be long now." - The little, chaps in the choir made a great impression when they sang for the first time in public, at the open air concert on Good Friday. Instructo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
POSITIONS . VACANT. WANTED. =_T YOUNG MEN to traii for light stamping presa work. TUTT BRYANT LIMITED. South Street, - RYDALMERE. ; : phone: UW7177. STENOGRAPHERS. A large Engineering Manufacturing nd Distributing Organisation offers STENOGRAPHERS permanent ositions with excellent prospects r advancement. Works are located in a pleasant ongenial atmosphere. All ameni les, including sports and social ac gities. cafeteria, welfare and sav gs schemes. * GOOD SALARIES. Apply TUTT BRYANT LIMITED, South Street, RYDALMERE. Phone: UW7177. MUSICAL MISS M'LISS KELL L.R.S.M., A.S.C.M. Teacher of Pianoforte, Singing, Theory, Harmony, and Counterpoint Btudio: 27 Campbell St., Parramatta. Phone No. UW 8462. H. WELLS PIANO TUNING 51 Wetherill St., CROYDON Telephone: UA 4052 Est. 40 years, 20 years in London. Pianos and Players Tuned, Repaired,f Re-felted, Re-buting, Re-valving, Polishing. PROFESSIONAL C. A. MORGAN, POTTS & CULLEN SOLICITORS AND CONVEYANCERS. BANK OF N.S.W. CHAMBERS 266 Chu...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
IN MEMORIAM DEAN.-In loving memory of Mal colm, who passed away. May 2nd., 1944 His memory stays for ever, With those who' love 'him best. Inserted by his loving father, mother and brothers. GRIBBLE.-In loving memory of our 'dear son and brother; Fd ward Brian, who passed away 3rd May, 1944. Always remembered by Dad Mum, sisters and brother. STRETTON.-In loving' memory of my dear daughter and sister, Joan, who passed away, May 3rd, 1948. Inserted by her loving mother, sisters and .brothers, Marjorie. Vera, Nancy, Maude, Stanley and George.
VIGOROUS ACTION TO IMPROVE BUS SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
IMPROE BU 5ERVICE Transport Department officials are reviewing bus transport services in the Parramatta area, it was stated at Parramatta City Council meeting. This action follows recent numer ous complaints by residents of al legedly "inadequate" services oper ating on certain routes in Granville, and between Parramatta and East wood. Alderman R. A. ·Dryden told council that the officials were inspecting the services and some improvement was expected. "These men are competent and we can expect widespread im provements," Alderman Dryden said. KC. " Some~:services in Granville had been" abandoned for about four days last week by a certain operator, and supplementary fa-, cilities had to be provided, it was contended at the meeting. Control of the Parramatta Eastwood bus service had been *transferred to another: operator, who was expected to commence services shortly, it was further stated. The Transport Department has told council that bus operator, Mr. G. R. Sinclair, has been asked...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
PERSONAL EP YOU are. lonely, ring Jeannette Atkins' Service Club, MA4872, for particulars regarding an old estab lished, select, club. where friends 'meet. Station House, - Rawsori Place, Sydney. . 'GIRL, 18, like pen friend (Pearl), Box 7, P.O., Kew, Victoria; war 'widow, 35, like pen friend (Poppy); tBox 7, P.O.. Kew, Victoria; widow, 59," like pen friend (Patsy), Box 2470V.. G.P.O., Melbourne; grazier, 33 like pen friend (Percy), Box 5282, G.P.O., Melbourne; widower, 54, like pen friend (Peter). Box 5282, G.P.O., Melbourne.
GRANVILLE TECH. P. & C. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
.GRANVILLE TECH. P. &. C. The monthly meeting of the Granville Secondary Technical School P. and C. attracted a good attendance. . and "much" business was handled. Mrs. C. Fauske resigned from the position of' honorary secre tary and.. Mrs. B. .Dalling was: elected to the, position. The Headmaster, Mr. T. I. Kempster, reported that 775 boys and teachers had been X-rayed during the. recent visit of the Anti-T.B. Mobile Clinic.. A motor lawnmower has been purchased by the school and the Education Departmei has agreed' to supply a man to work in the school grounds once a fortnight. Appreciation was expressed for the co-operation of the. local newspapers iin giving suitable publicity to the association. Strong protests have been lodged, both by the, school. and the P. and C., against Auburn Council's" action 'in :withdrawing without explanation, two playing fields from the use of .the pupils.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
FOR SALEL 'WARDROBE, 5ft., two compartments hanging, 4 drawers and 2 mir rers for £10/10/-, cash or terms. Parramatta Live Stock. 57 George St. (opp. Gas Co.), 1st door in lane. "'VE SELL FOR LESS. Linen Press, another, £6/10/. Large Pine Ward spacious, good condition, £ 7/10/; robe; £'/10/. Dressing Table Chest of Drawers Combination, £i/10/. Prentice Furniture Ex change. 21-23 Phillip .St:, Parra ma tta. q. vWEBB & CO., Produce Stores, Church Street, Parramatta. Whole sale and Retail. .The oldest and cheapest store in.town. Orders col itcted; goods delivered. Phone UW8141. LOUNGE Suite, loose cushions, brown genoa, £18/10/-, cash or terms can be arranged. Parra snatta Live Stock, 57 George St. (opp. Gas Co.),, 1st door in lane. FURNITURE, for new and good used furniture of all descriptions, try Kings. You will be satisfied with our prices and our terms are the easiest in the district. Kings. 448 Church Street, Parramatta North. UW9866. POULTRY sheds for sale,. 8 12' x 10';...
PARRAMATTA HIGH PRIZE LIST [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
PAR RAMATTA HIGH,. PRIZE LIST The following •completes the prize list of Parramatta High School. for 1949. PRIZE LIST 5th YEAR.-Dux (Atkins' Mem-. orial Prize, donated by Parra-. matta Rotary Club) - Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (aeq.) : Eric Parry. Proficiency (Latin, French,; English): George Cobham. Pro ficiency: Richard Morris. His tory: Beryl Stackpool., Geography: Charmian McGee. German: Ralph Milne. Botany: Beverley Shepi herd. Economics: Charmian Mc Gee. Mathematics (aeq.): Max Gatenby. 4th YEAR.-Dux: Betty Halli •burton. Proficiency : Kenneth Hunt, Peter Berry, Dorothy Shoe_ mark, Gwen Barclay, . Wendy Hallmann. 3A.-Dux: Ruth Everitt. '.Pro ficiency: John Tomko, Jennifer Burke, Thelma Hayes, . J e a n Wheatley, Ronald -Brady.. 3B.-Dux: Harry Camkin. 3LG.-Dux: Graeme Pearson; 3C.-Dux: Judith Dowliii'and Shirley McPherson (aeq.). Pro ficiency: Fay Parker,, Lorna: Fra ser 'and James Parker (aeq.:). 3D.-Dux: Brian Grigg. Prbfi-. *ciency: Janet, .Simmonds,; "Alin Crouch. 2A. ...
ROUNDABOUT BOILOVER. Tennyson's b(r)ook. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
LYE' BrocI ' BOILOVER. Tennyson's b (r) ook. + + +.. 1J'Y good friend, "Paddock To " Punter," Harry Quigley, to whom I tender my grateful thanks for keeping Roundabout spinning during my aosence on holiday at Port Macquar:e, especially will relish this recol lection of my visits to the local races at Easter time. + + + STRIVING to put a kick in his description of a two-horse race, the broadcaster, lashing himself into a lather as the two ancient prads plodded on their journey, yelled ". . and. now Cement has dropped back to last." . INCIDENTALLY . on Don caster day, pat?ons had to trudge through /sticky, grey mud to the little bush track. The women, :of course, took the office and droves of them belted, bashe'd and almost broke the bag.boys when they plumped the purse on Grey Boots. + + OfIF with the motley and on .with the: tray-m;.: - e :he story of "Bill," who. grew ld, alone and unwanted. ' When the Tourist Hotel, Port' :Macquarie, changed hands, late ast year, life held. nothin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
FIRST" CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST, PARRAMATTA - SMITH STREET, PARRAMATTA SERVICES: SUNDAY, 10.30 a.m. and 7.,15 p.m. SUNDAY SCHOOL, 1.0.30 a.m. Wednesday Evening Meetings, at 8 o'clock, include Testimonies of Christian Science Healing. Reading Room and Free Library 12.0 till 5.0, Monday to Friday, Wednesday 7,30. "" Camellia Weed Killers For 25 years Camellia Chemical Co. Pty. Ltd. has been making the well-known ARSENICAL "Camellia" Weed Killer., In that time Camellia has proved itself to be as efficient a killing agent for general purposes as could oe produced. Our knowledge and experience have oeen at the service of thousands of people throughout the State, and we are always willing to help on any weed problem, no matter how small. We now confidently bring to the public the new Hormone (2, 4-D, 2,' 4, 5-T) non poisonous BLACKBERRY .DE STROYER, WUNDAKILL, which is sprayed at a dilution of 100 to 1 and is completely eradicating Blackberries, Lantana and like growth. Ask.for Price L...
Distinguished Rotarian On Important Tour [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
Distinguished R ar®an On Important Tour Distinguished Rotarian, Parramatta Sborn; Mr. E. Seymour Shaw, has left for an ex tensive tour of U.S.A. and iCanada, where he. will study library development and local gov ernment matters. Mr. Seymour Shaw, "District Governor Nominee of the 29th Rotary District, is being sponsored under the Carnegie Corporation& Grant, awarded "in view of his long interest in local government, and library development in N.S.W." During his stay in. England, he will be guest of the British Council. Mr. Seymour Shaw left Syd ney last week on the first stage of his tour, and will :.arrive back at the end "of' August, after about four months abroad. i-H will attend a Rotary :'con 'ference while in 'the: U.S. Parramatta Rotarians honoured Mir. Seymour Shaw at a com plimentary dinner, last year, after his election as District Governor for 1950-51. Sligh tributes were paid :t'o Se~nour. Shaw, spyeal -rc-.ýti ': ring to his philanthropic wodk, his success in b...
Official History For Parramatta? [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
Official History For Parramatta ? Parramatta City Council has referred to its finance committee, a suggestion from the Chamber of Com merce that an, official his tory of the city be written. The chamber asked coun cil .to engage its official his torian, Mr. J. S. Jervis, to compile the volume. It was stated that 'the chamber intended to ap proach tourist organisations, pointing out historical and scenic attractions in Parra matta. The chamber added that it was felt that an historical publication would attract tourists to the city.