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Modern Conditions In Modern Industry [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
Modern Conditions in Modern Industry I LUNCH HOUR BREAK. Modernity is the feature of the Stirling Henry factory, near Flemington Railway Station, the largest organisation of its kind in the Commonwealth. Natural lighting is utilised in the airy, modern.buildings, and the machines are amongst the latest and most modern type in the world. In the industrial 'clothing section each girl .has her -own machine with its individual motor. Here over: a hundred smiling girls in one hour con vert I ,000. yards of material manufactured on the premises, into overalls, shirts, shorts, and similar goods. In what is called the "sew ing section" another 1 50 girls, each with her individual machine, convert the product of this mill into thousands and thousands of ladies' garments. It is in these sections that members of the Staff are earn ing such large salaries under the firm's bonus scheme, which is extremely popular with the Staff. One of the features of Stirling Henry's is that "black outs" do not...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
Inde endent ,ests .T . . S. give more reasons whyi is worth waiting for Details of independent tests of the new Holden conducted .by News papers and 'Automobile Associations in the various States are now coming to hand. These tests were, made with different cars, some almost new and others with as much as 22,000 miles on the speedo., Individually and collectively they pay generous tribute to Holden and its complete suitability for Australian conditions. Holden's: phenomenal, petrol economy is a highliglit of the various reports. Results achieved ranged. from 30 to 39 miles per gallon, clear proof that with' Holden. your precious petrol will go much further. Have a talk with ,us. ;We will: show y6u some of these independent test reports, and will give. you .the latest news on. delivery dates. The sooner you have your name down the sooner you will, get your Holden. It's Australia's own car and well worth waiting. fdr. , ... •, . .L.E N Au.ria:'s Own Car - 2135J kr er:araZailable 1i6h ...
ANGRY ABOUT ROUGH ROADS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
ANGRY ABOUT ROUGH ROADS Over 200 ' iembers of the. Old Guildford Ratepayers' and Resi dents' Association were present at a meeting held in ti- C h r i s t Church Hall, to protest against. bad roads and drainage. The Mayor of Parramatta, Al. derman E. A. Mobbs, and Alder. man W. Kirk,' were present. After the previous meeting of* the association, registered letters were sent' to the Minister for Local Government, Mr. Cahill,. and the Director of Public Health. These, it was claimed, were not acknowledged. Commenting on the shocking; conditions of the roads in his: particular area, Mr. J. Wright;: primary producer, of Barber Road, Old" Guildford,. said: -'The grader has gore over this street once in 'twenty. years. "In winter, we have to trait anything up: to= a ; week: to ob? tain feed, because this road is. not passable for vehicles.':': "There are no drains," he con: tinued. "Not even a culvert 'post. "Horses run wild through a sanitary depot,, churning the ground into:a mush." Ald...
OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
' RS;. MARY ANN MORTI \,.ER, of St. Ann Street, Merry laxrds, .died rccently iri Pafra matta District Hospital.: Mrs. Mortimer, who was 85, leaves a husband, three sons and .two daughters. 4.+ .+ + WILLIAM JAMES MONT GOMERY, of Sydney,.. Road, Granville, died recently in. St. Joseph's Hospital,"Aubuoi, as the result of an accident. He was 43. A widow, son and two daugh tars survive. + + + HENRY TONGE .NORWOOD died recently at his residence in Major Road, Merrylands. He leaves a widow. + - + + WALTER JAMES WILKIN SON, of Harold Street, Parra matta, died recently, aged 49 .years. Mr. Wilkinson is survived by his two sons. His .wife pre-deceased him. +* + - ' MRS. PEARL PHOEBE COG HILL died recently at her re sidence in Church Street, Parra niatta. She leaves a - husband.
HOCKEY RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
HOCKEY : RESULTS Cumberland played a hard and fast game against Canterbury Bankstown at Rydalinere Oval on Saturday. After being down 3-1 until late in the second half, they recov ered to finish with a 37-all draw. The Berries were first to score, but Cumberland equalised soon after when W. Chivers netted from a penalty corner. Soon after the start of the 'second half, Canterbury scored two more goals. With some brilliant passing. runs, Cumberland forwards: net ted two more balls, making the score equial. V. Burton and O. Alexander both scored' a goal. 'F. Gibb and A. Wilson' wei-e outstanding in the forwards. In the second grade game, Canp; terbury defeated Cum·berland 1 nil' at Gardner's Park. D. TChivers and K. Wilson played exceptionally well in :the halves, bothf in the. defence and attack. Third grade lost 3-i ito a strong, Carnterbury team. IK. Baker and A. Smith were very impressive, It is very rare to find grod' which produces nothing. If it is not covered with flowers, fru...
BIG UNION GAME [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
lBIG UNION GAME Next .Saturday, Parramatta meet the unbeaten Gordon side and 1949 Premiers at Parramatta Oval. In last season's games, Gordon narrowly. beat- Parra inatta on. both occasions, but only after a hard match, and with Parramatta playing in its present form anything could happen. At, least, however, the football should be fast, open and attractive.. "LEST WE FORGET" : Next Saturday, MIVI. Justice. Herron, . president .N.S.W.R.U., w?ill -unveil :an Honour. Roll erected in the pavilion, `Parra matta Oval, by the local club, in memory of the 14 club memt bers who lost. their lives while serving in 'the armed forces dur ing World War II, and in honor of the 110 other .club members who also served.
SOCCER RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
SOCCER. RESULTS The following,are the results of matches played by: the Gran-, ville District Soccer Football Association:- ;All Age:. Chelsea 3, Prospect nil; Granville R. 4, Lidcombe; B. nil; Guildford bye. Under 13: Kewpie 5, Cumber land "3; Lidcombe 4, Granville R. nil. Under 16: Kewpie 2, Lidcombe I, Carlingford 2, Rydalmere 1, Waratah bye. Under 14: Lidcombe 2, Guild ford B. nit; Carlingford 7, Rydal mere nil; Kewpie nil, Guildford A. nil. Under 12: Rydalmere 2, Car lingforid 2, Guildford 4, Kewpie j FIXTURES All -Age: Chelsea v. Lidcombe, Jones Park, 5 p.m.; Kewpie v. Guildford, 3 p.m.; Lidcombe B. v. Prospect, Jones Park, 3 p.m.; Granville R. bye. Under 18: Kewpie v. Lidcombe, Lidcombe, 3 p.m.; Cumberland v. Granville. R., Ferdell Street, 3 p.m. Under 16: Rydalmere v. Wara tah, Coloquhoun Park; 2 p.m.; Carlingford v. Kewpie, Coloqu houn Park, 3 p.m.; Lidcombe, bye. Under 14: Guildford A: v. Car lingford, Guildford, 11 anm.; Rydalmere v. Waratah, Rydal mere Park, 11 a.m.; Kew...
New Pound Officer For Parramatta [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
e Pand Officeare r,,-rl rran atta Folloing the resignation ofi its ,inouriding officer, .Mr. R. IjNunday, Phrramihita Counc~, has iappointed Mr. . Mason, of Glad-' Sstone Street, Parramatta, to fill Ithe 'acancy. . SThis'was 'dcided at a meeting. Iof cothicil, t4t 'week, on the re |commiendatidnr of the Chief IHealth Inspedtbor ,(Mr. J. R. |Scott). SMr. Mason has been the imr ,Poundhig officer for Baulkharn Hills Shijie' Council for imany years. According to Parramatta Coun cil's Chief Health Inspector :(Mr. J. R. Scott) only one case of infectious disease occurred in the municipality during the past month. The patient, who lived in Granville, was found to be suf fering from scarlet fever.
Street "Impassable," Alderman Says [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
Street "Impassable," Alderman Says Pedestrians could not use Parker Street, Granville, be cause a drain from a nearby tile works flooded road sur faces there, it was claimed at a meeting of Parramatta Coun cil, last week. * Alderman R. A. Dryden told the meeting that the road sur face was flooded "inches deep," and.'prolific paspalum growth on footpaths made the street im passable. He claimed that a rough drain had been cut from the tile works property to the roadway. "The matter should be investi gated, and immediate action taken," Ald. Dryden said. "Women cannot push prams along the road, and they can't use the' footpath because of the paspalum," .he added. The' Chief Health Inspector (Mr. J. R. Scott)' will investigate the matter.
HEALTH MENACE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
HEALTH MENACE Recently the Melbourne Tram ways Board ordered its first "silent" tramcars. This sensible move to cut down 'avoidable noise is. heartening news.:' It proves that at least 'one. Australian city is determined to curb this men ace to health.. However, care less people are to blame for most of the disturbances that shatter rest and sleep.: Many homes are situated in side streets well away from the tramlines and heavy traffic. Yet their occupants are not allowed to enjoy peace and quiet. * They a.re tormented by inconsiderate neighbours who behave as though they camped in the middle of a ten-thousand-acre paddock. A quiet evening at home means nothing to this rowdy element. The well-being . of neighbours does not matter a jot, to' these noisy folk. Sixth 'grade: Won,'. 6 to 3; scorers, Stubs (2 tries). This' win was the result of good team work. Bryant in the" forwards and HIthaway the full-back deserve mention. -
CALLS FOR CARE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
CALLS FOR CARE Few people look forward to washing-up, the inevitable task that follows every meal. They regard the job as a necessary evil. However, washing-up is not done solely to clean the plates and utensils; it is even more important to protect health at the next meal. Failure to remove food par ticles is both dangerous and slovenly. The person who-does not trouble to- keep the water soapy is making the same mis take. Soggy towels, luke-warm water, dirty dishcloths and slip shod methods are equally hazar dous. Bacteria are fostered by. -carelessness at the sink. These carriers of disease are too small to be seen by the naked eye. But that is no excuse for slap dash methods.
WEAK LINK [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
WEAK LINK "There .is no room for half way methods at the sink. That is something the proprietor of a restaurant often ignores. Wash ing-up is not. a job that can' be entrusted to an inexperienced newcomer. Nor can it be car ried out in an efficient manner by careful employers who lack suitable equipment," declares Dr. J. Grahame Drew, Metropolitan Medical Officer of Health. '"The customer who pays for his meal is entitled to eat in safety. The kitchen is no place for careless hands."
OLYMPIC CYCLE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
OLYMPIC :CYCLE CLUB The lyrmpi"i dq.ie Touring Club of Parramatta has, since its inception a short while ago, arranged tours, to Berowra, Penrith and. Hollywoad picnic grounds. Club membership nov, nu befs 30. .. Intending members shol contact the secretary, K. 'l1i lister, at 31 Brickfield' Stre North Pariramatta, or at h Olympic Cycle Shop, Churc Street, Parramatta.
BRIDE CHOSE BRODERIE ANGLAIS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
BRIDE CHOSE BRODERIE ANGLAIS$ The marriage of Valetta Slir ley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Allen, of Granville, to David West Ramsay, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Ramsay, of Gran ville, took place at St. Marks. Church of England, Granville, April 22. The bride's gown of br'oderie Anglais 'was. fashioned in. old world ,style with organdi frills inse.t and caught back with orange blossom. With it she wore a- fingertip veil secured" with gardenias and tuberosas, and carried a bouquet of tuberoses. Assisting the'bride were Misses Lesley Muir MacGregor and Patricia Kennedy, who both wore draped style frocks of lemon floral sheer and sprays of flowers in their hair. In place of bouquets, the bridesmaids car ried . hats filled with pastel flowers. Mr. Ivan Ferris was the bride groom's -best, man, and. Mr. George Martin acted .as grooms man. - The bride was given away by: her eldest brother, Mr. James Ronald Allen.. During the ceremony, Mr. Bob Cater sang, "At Dawning" -and "Because." At "h' ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 3 May 1950
Ii 0 '1C nezs;..b -d'. Comprehensive Directory of Shopkeepers, Trades, Prof esions, etc., Architect B. D. McDONALD, Ar:hitect, Post Office Chambers, 224 Church St. (opp. P.O.), Parramatta. 'Phone OW7702. Bodyo Builders GRANVILLE BODYWORK5 - New truck bodies, good materials and quick delivery. Utility conversions; seats and hoods upholstered. Weld ing and all body repairs. UU 2460. Builders NEW HOMES, immediate start, also repairs and renovations. All work guaranteed. O. JOREID, 4 Howe Street, Westmead. Carpets, Feltex & Linos CORRIE WILSON, 122 Parramatta Rd., Granville, one door from Good St., Carpets, Feltex, Linos. Imme- diate delivery. Better made, better laid. UU1843. P. McGOVERN, 1 O'Connell St. Parramatta. Carpets, Feltex and Lino Layer. ,UW6619. Carrying CARRYING. Sand, metal, metal * dust, soil, top dressing, ashes, shale, blockwood, etc. L. Gilbert, 40: Dunmore- Street, Wentworth ville.' Phone UW6503. FRED- COLE,- 66 Ettolong Road, Pendle; Hilt. Shale, Metal, Sand;...
BUILDING FIGURES [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 10 May 1950
BUILDING FIGURES Building applications amount-. 1in'g to more than £54,000 have been lodged~witih Holroyd Coun cil. Construction of a home in Wentworth Street, estimated to cost £2,500 for Mr. C. A. Stim son is among the applications. The applications include: Mrs. V. Welch, F/T cottage, Centenary Road, £1,200; 0. J. Short, FiT cottage, Richmond Street, £2,500; C. A. Stimson, WB/T cottage and garage, Welt-. worth Street, £2,500; S: R. Arm strong, F/T cottage and garage, Chelmsford Road, £1,800; J. Hatley, F/T cottage, Rita Street, £1,750; Mrs. M. M. Brown, F/T cottage, Railway Street, £1,700; E. Richardson, F/T cottage, Moni tor Road, £1,980; R. Borg, WB/T cottage, Cumberland . Road, £1,600; J. Portelli, F/T cottage and garage, Magowar Street, £1,800; W. Richardson, F/T cot tage, Walpole Street, £1,950; R. A. Levitt, WB/T cottage, Lock wood Street, £1,500; A. John stone, F/T cottage, Girraween Road, £1,600; L. A. Woolfe, F/T cottage, Monitor Road, £1,700; D. Faliana, WB/T cottage, M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 10 May 1950
Great Achievements Traced to "CROWN" BRAND FLOUR Well aware of Nature's law that like. pro duces like, the discerning cook entrusts the responsibility of producing QUALITY GOODS to .QUALITY FLOUR. His" .?ood judgment steers himb away from the hazards of dearly bought "bargain" r~'nducts-leads him to invest in the only .flour he can afford .to buy-the BEST. To-day, after careful search ed compari son thousands of cooks find complete " satisfaction for their value-sen'se in McCORQUODALE'S "CROWN" FLOUR. used for years by prize-winning pastryctcoks. This is an achievement of which we are justly proud. "CROWN" BRAN FLOUR Manufactured by McCORQUODALE BROS. TORQUIL MILLS - PARRAMATTA a n d ' SYDNEY. METCALFE & MORRIS Pty. Ltd. Funeral Directors PHONES: UW8891 (two lines). 179 Church Street, PARRAMATTA FRANK MORRIS,. Managing Director. 98 CHURCH STREET, PARRAMATTA. UW 8374 BETWEEN THE WESTERN ROAD AND _ THE WATER BOARD, SAME SIDE DID YOU KNOW WE HAVE EVERYTHING ELECTRIC FOR YOUR HO...
Another Bouquet [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 10 May 1950
Another Bouquet "The increased busi ness this firm has experi enced in the past few :years is to a great de gree due to the public ity -afforded from our advertising in 'The Ad vertiser'." Messrs. A. E. Baker & Co., Hardware and Lime and .Cement Mer chants, of 327 Church S Stree t, Parramatta, handed- us this bouquet this week. "An indication of our increasing sales is given by our recent advertise ment of wire netting. We are satisfied that 'The Advertiser' brought us orders far in excess of our anticipations, they said. I "Such results have .made us contemplate seeking additional ad vertising space in 'The Adcrertiser' and 'Ar, gus'."
WIDER KNOWLEDGE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 10 May 1950
WIDER KNOWLEDGE "I do think that the ordinary public. have thought and talked about the East a good deal more in the past year than they used to do; and that's all to the good. Especially have the 'three. Com monwealth nations of Asia come into prominence and helped us to understand the size and weight of world problems." -- Francis Watson, talking on foreign affairs in the B.B.C.'s "London Maga zine."
SUMMER FASHION PARADE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 10 May 1950
SUMMER -FASHION - PARADE E. & F. Staker & Son. will be presenting their' 1950 bummer Fashion Parade at the Trocadero, Sydney, on Empire Day, 24th May. There- will be two sessions, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. The Parade will feature Syd ney's leading mannequins model ling next Spring ar., Summer Fashions in Edge-to-edge Coats, Suits, Housegowns, roc k s, Evening -Gowns, Bridal Gowns, Skirts and Holyrood Knitwear. The proceeds of the Parade are to be -donated to the Red -Cross, Legacy and R.S.S. & A.I.L.A. Tickets are available at branches of the above organisa tions and must be purchased by May 19 - but may be obtained after that date from the Troca derlo. - Prizes of two 15 guinea frocks and six pairs of silk hose are to be giver, to lucky ticket holders. A feature of the Parade will be the appearance of Miss Betty Sterland,. Queen of the Manly Mardi Gras Carnival as the "bride" in the Finale Stene.