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AUBURN. Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
AUBDEN. Borough. Council. The UBUElforbolslitly muting bt thfi Auburn Borough Couaoi] WM bold onJl-SHi*T evening last, ftawit : The M»yqr (Aid. t Taylor] ua AUermeh J. D. BltcHe, Drer, Boner, BlKkett, Bdter, Vjae and Bmtil. ? ? ' ObB&SSFOMDSHOE* OntedagoorrefpondeM -me te*A. Letters iurarda wen al« read, and dealt with, us follows:-! From Boolcdale Oonncil— re the proposed fond Tax.— Aid. Bttchie expressed the hope that the Ooanoil wonld oo-operate, to oppose tin; Land Tut nit «ich us might be imposed in connection with » Local Government scheme. Be tabled % motion expressing his ideas.— The motion was seconded by the Mayor who said that if land was to be taxed it should be taxed onoe and once only, and that through a Local Oovomioent measure.— AJd. Dyer : It is bad policy for n» to introduce the politloal element into the Council 1 Without discussing the Land T«x at all, I move that the Utter be read.— Aid. Blackctt seconded the amendment, and Aid. Small— putting the matter...
Friction in the Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Friction, in the OoonoiL Almost the first marked disagreement ' : ' in the Auburn Council occurred tins ? \ week, over the question of the Working . ' Overseer's rights, duties and capa- -V bilities. The Mayor has been having 1 wor1: executed without submitting it to '? ,? the supervision of the officer in qn'es- ? tion — and doubtless big Worship would ...'? not take such a course if he were of the. ' :: opiniou that the Overseer's superinten- ? dence would be of any marked advan- '? tege. - : ;
Burning Fatality. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Burning Fatality. . A sad accident took place in Book wood west on Wednesday, when a little child, named Butters, aged about seven . years, was so severely burned that she had to be taken for treatment to the Auburn Sanitorium, where she ? only lingered a few hours. It appears the child got to a fire that was burning near the house, and, while she 'was playing, child-like, about the attraction, . /--.. her clothes caught alight. Before as- ? ? ,, sistance could be rendered she -was V i severely burned. The services of Drs. / Strong and Phillips were called in.tod-l. ^ the little sufferer was treated with all ?'; care in the institution mentioned;/; -'?? but she succumbed to her injnries aha ? : v ? the shock, just before midnight.— An ...^j* inquest was held on Thursday, at which '% ' ',« a verdict of accidental death was re- ' ?'?%?. corded. ' ;;;.\;
The Radfern Tragedy. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
The Badfera Tragedy. The funeral of the three children wto were murdered on Thursdayat Bedfem took place on Saturday morning, and' was witnessed by a large 'crowd of people. The mother of the children , had entered into negotiations with an undertaker to conduct the funeral, bat the Bev. Mr. Dowe, B.A., on learning: interviewed the Colonial Secretary,. And ;:v Mr. Brunker at once gave instructions to the Government undertaker (Mrs.- ? Kirby) that the little ones were to be ; ': buried at the expense of the State, . »ady}v ;?' in a manner superior to the usual pauper 5 style. Three pale blue ooffinB were pro- \,\ vided, each bearing a metal plate with '-A the name and age of the child. K' ??;] neighbour who had been closely as-V\ sociated with the children, placed - . ', wreath on one of the coffins. The cor- - tege consisted of a hearse and mourn- \: ing ooach. The mourners were Mr*, ,[?''. Brown (the mother of the children), v Mrs. Fry, who gave evidence at the in- . quest, and two...
CYCLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
CYCLING NOTES. [By 'Peoabub.'] There is to be an open road race early in August for members of the N.S.W. League of Wheelmen; the course from Parramatta to Penrith and back, a distance of about 40 miles. The prize is a New Rapid machine. Mr. J. Moore has generously offered £1 to the first Parramatta man home. Rimnmn flic AT.nmntAiir rlmmnifin. hna gone into training again ; but owing to ill health is only doing steady work. It is my opinion that he has the next Austral Wheel llace of £200 in view. O'Brien is also on the track. O'Brien and Simpson were, it is said, offered steamer tickets to enable them to take part in the cycling carnival at Brisbane. Neither of the two men went. O'Brien thought he had no chance, starting off the same mark as Megson. Simpson was too busy.
CRICKET. GOOD TEMPLAR C.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
OBIOKBT. GOOD TEMPLAR C.C. The adjourned annual meeting of the Good Templar Cricket Club took place on Tuesday evening last, at the residence of Mr'.. J. Saunders. The gentleman named presided. The club decided not to enter into the pro posed Junior Cricket Association at present. The election of office-bearers for new season O.C.T. ; president, Alderman T. Moxham ; vice-presidents, Messrs. J. Saunders, W. L. Dash, J.F., G. Bennett, G. Spurway, T. Jackson, sen., and Bev. H. Gninford ; secre tary, John Pickering ; treasurer, D. Rea. — One new member was admitted into the club. A vote of thanks was accorded the chairman for presiding, and placing a room at the members' disposal.
QUALITIES OF VEGETABLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
QUALITIES OF VEGETABLES. The following hints as to the hygienic quali ties of our more common vegetables should be known by everybody, and utilised for their own and their children's sakes ;— Spinach has a direct effect upon the kidneys. The common dandelion used as greens is excellent for the Muiie uvuuic. nepnictguB uuigeo uxu muuu. Celery acts admirably upon the nervous system and is a cure for rheumatism and neuralgia. Lettuce and oucumber are cooling in their eflect upon the system. Onions, garUck, leeks, olives and shallots, all of which are similar, possess medicinal virtue of a marked oharaoter stimulating the circulatory system, and the consequent Inorease in the saliva and gastric juice promoting digestion.
DOMESTIC. UTILITY OF SALT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
DOMESTIC. UTILITY OF SALT. Carpets may be greatly brightened by first sweeping thoroughly and then going -overthem with a clean cloth and clear salt and water. Use a cupful of coarse salt to a large basin of water. To clean willow furniture use salt and water. Apply with a nail brush, scrub well, ana dry tnorougniy. wnen oroiung stean, throw a little salt on the coals, and the blaze from the dripping fat will not give trouble. Damp salt will remove discolouration of cups and saucers, caused by tea and bad washing. Brass work can be kept beautifully bright by occasionally rubbing with salt and vinegar. Wash the mica of stove doors with salt and vintgar. :
Selected Poetry. THE BUSHMAN'S LULLABY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Selected Poetry. THE BUSHMAN'S LULLABY. Lilt me .down to the ereei-tnnk, Jack ; It mart be cooler outride : The long hot dar Is well-nigh done, It's a chance if I see another one. I ehould like to look on the setting son, And the waters oool ud vide. ,. / n. ? f'' We didn't think it wonld belike this ^ Last week, u we rode together; ?A ... Trae mates we've been in this far land I (- ' For many & day since Devon's strand V, We left for these wastes ot sun-scorched \ land, \ In the blessed English weather. , m- . / We left when the leaf; lanes were green, And the trees met overhead ; ', The merry brooks ran elear and gay; ' The air waa sweet with the soent of hay; How well I remember the very day, And the words my mother said I tv. We have striven and toiled and fought it out Under the hard blue sky, Where the plains glowed red in tremulous light, Where the haunting mirage mooked the sight Of desperate men from mom till night, And the streams had long been dry. T. Where we dug...
TOONGABBIE. Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
TOONGABBIE. Entertainment. On Tuesday night last an enjoyable entertainment was heJd in the Primi tive Methodist Church, Toongabbie. Mr. D. Johnston was in the chair, and the little room was well filled. The programme was varied, and each item was rendered successfully as follows : — Song, Mrs. Arthur Newling; readings, and recitation, Mr. Pettinger; trio, Miss JnlinKhnn. Misa Kennv. nnd Mr. Pett inger ; duet, Miss Kenny and Miss Johnston ; recitation, Master J. Boh ringer. The choir of the Parramatta Primitive Methodist Church came out for the occasion. They rendered very nicely several items of a sacred character. Hot coffee and refresh ments were handed round during the evening, and everyone enjoyed them selves. The effort was in aid of the circuit fund, and the takings amounted to £4 15s.
ST. JOHN'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
ST. JOHN'S. A large gathering of Chinese was held at St. John's, Farramatta, on Wednesday. The ladies who have charge of the night school, held weekly In St. John's, provided tea, after which the Chinese were addressed by the Bev. Soo Hoo Ten, and Archdeacons Gunther and Langley. The Chinese choir from Sydney attended. The regular Sunday services are to be resumed on Sunday, 7th.
THE SECOND CHARGE. (Before Messrs. R. Harper and F. H. G. Rogers, J'sP. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
the Second Charge. (Before Messrs. B. Harper and F. H. 6. Eogere, J'sP. Bale and Horsey were then charged with breaking and entering the ware house of Blackburn and Sons, of Chnrch-street, Paramatta, on the ? 29th July, 1894. Constable Trevillian deposed that the accused men made certain admis ' sions to him. Bale said, ' I exchanged ' the baritone for a cornet with a Mr. . Howard. Woollahra : sold the clarionet to Pogonowski, Sydney, for 21s and a mouth organ ; sold the concertina to a pawnbroker (Balph) Sydney, for 15s: Bold the sciBSors to Chas. PUcher, Par ramatta; the hammer and one pair of pliers I sold to Sam. Williams, of North Parramatta ; theotherpairis down ' the well at my place.' Horsey said, ' There are two pairs of pliers, of Black bums', at my place.' Produced two pain of pliers which he (witness) got at Honey's mother's place. Bernard Howard, Waverley, deposed Bale brought to him a baritone (calling it a euphonium), and represented that he had bought it and couldn't...
"LADIES' SOCIAL." [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
?' LADIES1 SOCIAL.' A ' Ladies' Social' was the neat, genteel style and designation 6! an enjoyable winter dance eventuating at the Masonic Hallt Parra matta, on Thursday -evening last. The prime removers responsible for the pleasant affair were Mrs. E. Gould and Mrs. S.TJ. B. Soandritt olnt hon. secretaries) ; and they and (hose working with them left little to be desired In connection with the function. The mnsio was supplied by Mr. W. H. Edwards; and, given that faotor, it was no wonder the dancers en oyed themselves thoroughly. A Dumber of landsome oostmnes we notloed In the room, Mrs. Gould looked welltoplnk; Mrs. Soandritt in white and green. The MUses Soandritt wore pale blue, and pink and blaok lace, re spectively. Miss Dnnbar was one of the belles too, In a chaste gown, oream and butteroup. Mrs. Lindsay's dress— white satin and scarlet rimmlngs— was the cynosure of all eyes. liss Harrison danoed in cream, with nlnk velvet sleeves, her Bister in salmon pink ; Ifrs. MandeninU...
THE "FRED. MORRIS" ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
The ' Fred. Mobbis ' Eobbehv. Bale and Horsey were then charged with breaking and entering the shop of Fred Morris, Church-street, on the 5th August, 1694, and stealing therefrom property of the value of £5. Constable Trevillian deposed that while defendants were in custody he charged them as above. In reply . Honey said ' We made it up to go into Morris's. I went over about 2 a.m. and watched till the coast was clear. I then smashed the glass door with my . UIU1U JWU ? iwiiiwi KUD UU11I UU1UC, and went in and took the articles you mentioned.. Took them over to Bale's house. Bale was then in bed. I showed him what I'd got.' — Bale said : to witness, ' I didn't go into the shop, I watched on the opposite side for some time, and then thought there was something up with Horsey, and I vent home to bed. About 5 a.m. ' Horsey came and showed me the brooches and chains, and said, ' That's all I could get.' Bale added, 'I ;V:Bold- one brooch to lira. Birdus, ', Marsden-street ; and gave one...
BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
' BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. The meeting of the Farramatta Benevolent Sodetj was held, dtuy, on Wednesday. : There were present —Archdeacon Gunther, Her. J. trenghen, and Messrs. Willis, Datoas, Hall, [. M. Tddhnnter, J. Byrnes, Witters, F. V, Todhunter and Mr Wataford (manager]. The aooounta amounted, to flj 16s. Sd. ' ?-''' -i- i *
A PLUMBER'S CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
A PLUMBER'S CHARGES. At the Pammatta Small Debts' Court, on Wednesday, before Messrs. Edwards and Har per, W. Thorn, licensed plumber, proceeded against Dr. W. S. Brown for £11 Is 2d, for work and labour done. Plaintiff deposed that he had been instructed to make certain alter ations at defendant's premises — fitting up bath room, Ac. Defendant paid £7 into court, and resisted payment of the balance as an over charge. Mr. Richardson appeared (or plain tiff ; Mr. Jhonson for defendant. The whole case turned on an arrangement arrived at be tween plaintiff and Mrs. Brown, as to the alter ations ; the former deposing that no full sum was quoted in the first instance for the work, and the latter that £6 or £6 was mentioned. A bill of items was put in by plaintiff, and ex haustively gone through by both sides. Plain tiff and one witness gave evidence in support of the claim. After hearing the evidence of Mrs. Brown, in defence, the Bench said they didn't require to hear further witnesses....
DEATH OF MR. W. T. AIREY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
DEATH OF MB. W. T. AIBEY. This week a well-known townsman has been removed by the hand of death, from our midst. Mr. W. T, Airey, the subject of this short obituary notice, was, in his younger days, well-known all over New South Wales, by reason of his success in the world of pangle and sawdust. Ssettling down to a quieter life, Mr. Airey made his home in Campbelltown, in which plaoe he served as an alderman. He, on coming to Parramatta, entered Municipal life here; and his services, for Gore Ward will be remembered by the Par ramatta people. Mr. Airey was a prominent Protectionist; and Us loyalty to that cause, doubtless it was, that led the late Government to appoint htm Electoral BegiBtrar for Parra matta. Of late, falling health had kept Mr. Aireytothe house; and the sad end was foreseen some time ago. The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon, and was largely at tended ; the place of interment being the B.C. cemetery, Parramatta North.
PARRAMATTA FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
PARRAMATTA FDJE BRIGADE. Farramatta Fire Brigade meeting (No. 1), was held on Tnesday evening. 18th ult. Superintendent Bear and Captain Love being present as visitors. The matter of the pro posed erection of the newenginehousenearpar raamatta station was discussed. The Metro politan F. Board sent along a suggestion per Superintendent Bear to the effect that the new station shonld be Tested in that body. The No. l's didn't take on kindly to this idea.