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Dundas. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 24 November 1888
Dundas .\.. a. result of Mr. l-'ariiell'.svMt, t urn happy in :\-A-! that tend.a-s uro h-jim,- i-alhid for 1111 prijujiiuuts at the Dmultr.-; fiiljlio .School. 1.'.ir:iculars ur'v nrlvei-tisi,.;i in youi:cohiniu». and Mr. Sharp, the pojmlia- teiieh.-.-r, \yill all'ord any olh:-r iiifurniatioii required. ' ' . _ _ ? ij'll. UL llllj lllli:-lll^ llilll llllH ll.l tl; t ir-ltuvt 3LV. ('. \Y. Mills, of 'Bm-1'..ru,' and 1111 s..:re-.vrd and deuarted with tlii- whole of the new li'i'th and lour bars of a chipping Iinrrow. My. .Uills is (.ili-ring ?--? vewurd for tin- convk-tion J of vlic thief. 1 'Noi-u-iriisTA.viii.vo Hint Hie rmiil .ivei-sei-.- I revorled that the girders in tireeu's bridge w.-rc -.(run' i'unu'h lo last for yem-s, the 'fiil:t ren-ni'iis that, whilu in tlie 'course of removal. !.)!.'? ..f the irirtlers hi-olto with its own weight. i lii-.n; t'l/al. 11. peiitinVi «niiiit-.-i- io the [ini p(-,.i ijuiuiiis muuii-ipality is iu course of fti;,' miti.iv. Will there (b.o another...
Is Mr. Jones a Protectionist? TO THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 24 November 1888
Is Mr. Jones a Protectionist? ?io mi; emtob or the cumduulaxu ajigus. Sik,— .I! notice tho Mayor ot Prospect mifl Shcrwowl, who is an avowed Protectionist of very pronounced viows, lms 'imported an nctiir- Council Clerk, while dozens, perhaps hundreds, of competent men m Prospect and Sherwood, are looking for a job. Under the circumstances, I ask you, Sir, in all serious ness, 'Is Mr. .rones a Protectionist i ? Per haps he will also import a man to fill tho vacancy. — Yours, etc., A RATEPAYER.
Cowardly Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 24 November 1888
'Oowarily Correspondents. TO TUB lilHTOI! Of U.irK GUMlSi'.KIuiSV A lU.!V!i. ton, 111 a letter .signed ' Townsman,' appenring iu your contemporary of to.- day, H charge ..t wilful negligence .is made against Die. 'l.lie writer is evidently ignorant of and very .mi* 'iierieiiK&l in tho provismns and wor!«n;r ot Hie «iaall Debts Act, or he woulOknowthatthebail :ilV has uothiug ivhatevoi- to do with the issuing of summonses. Jiis duty is merely to serve me. summons when 'issued by the registrar of tho court. Iu one respect '?' 'IWnsmnii ' is cor- | tninlv vi'ht : tho town'' too full ot crawlers— «miwlingthings, that endeavour to injure perspns of every dtgree, by discharging these vicious : stuk'inents from Miuir eoueeiihnent. age ami ?iiilirmUv to those arjjoot cowards being jio pro twtion.' It' this particuiw '? Townsman lias :inv char-'o I' make iia-^iiist mo, lot liim como from his ooneenlim:nt i,n.l openlj ?iiiiilvchisMi-f.iisatio.K. Jio will then liml li.ii/ ? tliere is s...
The Parramatta Gas. Co., and the Granville Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 24 November 1888
The Parramatta G-as. Co., and the Granvilla Council. So'jlk discussion ensued on a letter from the Parramalta Gas Co., Limited, to the Gr.mvillo Council, read at the regular meeting on Wed nesday last. Mr. W. II . Keild, secretary to the Company, ''' I am ins ruoted bv my directors to call at luutiouto the report which appeared in the ?the f! -luuoil's reception of the company's letter of the list October, and to state, Unit it tho report i.s a correct one, my directors must take .exception, and that strongly, to the three fol lowing statements:— 1st tho Mayor states that the dilforouce in prico between ga.s at Auburn and Granvillo is Us; as I pointed out in my former letter it is in fact only Is 1 Id ; 2nd state ment as to contractors and ratepayers bearing the loss of lowering the gas mum to suit altered levels of streets, as made by Aldermen I'orsytli ?and Marshall, is pertectty incorrect, as no con tractor has been put to one penny of tjfpense, and the Council only, was charged ...
Hornsby. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 24 November 1888
Hornsby. As unfortunate iio::idoat happeuo[l to one of oiu- cricketers, named Ilobcrt Craij,', at, Parra matta, on tiiiturdiiy last. We were waitiny for Uranville J3 to turn nji to piny for tho Aituus Cui), but we waited iu vain, and to fill in the time had a game with True Blue, Diirunr the prog-re.ns of the game, Craig's se eoud finger was laid open to the bone, and the good woman at the lodge in the Park, in her | desire to be of some serviee, poured a quantity I of oarbolie aeid into the wound. To miike mutters worse, Grajy, iu his frenzy, put his finger into his mouth, anil so burnt that also. Craig- became unconscious through the intense paiuj but Dr. Wnugh soon arrived uuil att'ordnd relief by washing- the wouu.i. Tin: concert i't the Public School was largely attended and was altogether a great success. Messrs. D. Butty and H. Wild acquitted themselves well. A sKXBAiioNAL robbery is reported to have taken plnce at, Mr. M. llayden's iimgnifujent hotel at the Hornsby station. ...
The Mayor of Prospect and Sherwood in Defence. WHY HE DISMISSED THE COUNCIL CLERK. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 24 November 1888
The Mayor of Prospect and Sher wood in Defence. ; WHY !1K U1SJH1S8E1) THK COUNCIL CLEliK. vi'^oicic'iini' iu'tlio' liisiuiss'' of'tlic' CimMdl''cimk''of J'lwirecli.n.l dhurwooil, wiiicli showed mo.st lininistiik i lily an uinmmt of party Was. :;s ukn ,i want, of know )? nlite -if, or n cni»icity t».fc'i'as]- tlm vc:il iiositiim of :?? .Tail's, I claim on bcll.'ilf of myself lo be iiand in lvply. At tlio.outsnt I nan mifoly ussort tint the fonr aldermen viio voted wil.H mo were moved to do .so solely by what t lOvliDiivanUlioinwjtiiisr. .mil did uot come with thuir j.iiuda iim.lo ui) to on,, mui-sa of action, as was tho ouxe ...i.-tho oiliei' 'side. 1 may not display the judicial u ilmiiMs of .a Stoiiliwi, n Martin, or a Duvlcy, lmt I e Thiinly did mil. (any more than would ono .if thwi; c.niuuut men) use any cxteuicons efforts to bring abuut tic dismissal of Mr. McJIimis, for I had not scon or li ,-ld any uoiiimimiisitioii with cithur of the aldeinien fiiico the previous mooting of ...
Prospect and Sherwood Municipal Council. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CUMBERLAND ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Prospect and Sherwood Municipal Council. TO T1IH KDITOK 01' TIIK CU3[UKIir..U-'D AliCIUS. Biu.-In reply to yum- .-u'liolo lip-m tho dismissal .if the Into Prospect mill Slujnvonil Council Clerk, flic Mayor, Mr. JI. T. Jones; lms written 'it poiiilenm-Jv long- ic-.-tcr up™ a number i-f mutters, some rcluraul and others nitlici- irrclov.mUo tlio subjent. The only ones to which t wish to iillmlo arc those ( am forced to l-y his personal reference* lo mvs'lf, otherwise. I liuil no »Wi to enter into uny ciintvuvevsv, unil woill.l not havo liiiil to nsk your lumhic^to insert this loiter. Ho i-ijtimtures to the petition t presented. This is incorrect iniil shows Hint some iiifurniiint has liecn (iikins itrt vfi'ntiige of his craliility. At the sumo lime my entire sympathy was with tho petition, which was a most re spectfully wonlctl imp, nskins tho Council tu iloiil as leniently ms possible with the Council Clerk, nnil iis si'vneil what 1 compiler valid reasoiu in support of tlioir appeal....
Potts' Hill. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Potts' Hill. O.v Saturday morning last '?'argeaut Mejrar vey, accompanied by Constables Harknoss, Wilmot Davis and Robinson made it raid on a so-c-illcd working man's club, held at the resi dence i.f a man named Daniel llartigau and seized five 30 gallons and one 18 gallons of beer nud a small keor of mm. Thcv also d.--tre.tpd two men in the act of purchasing liquor, and these, as well as tho proprietor of the establish ment were dealt with at tho police court on Thursday. When the news spread that a seiz ure had been made, some 150 of tho labourers rolled up and at one time seemed dotermincd to make a rush to rescue tho liquor, but the deter mined attitude of tho police rather dumped their ardour and the captors marched off with their booty amid tlio hoots and groans of tho crowd, and conveyed it safely to the Parramatta lock up.
HORNSBY LINE FARES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
HOUNSBY LINE FARES. ' Department of Railways, Sydney, Nov. 27, 1888. Sir,— I have tho honor to acknowledge your letter of the 20 h instant, with enclosure from tho Duudas Progress Association relative to the desirableness of cheapening fares on the line to Hornsby, and to inform you that the question will be taken into consideration when tho matter of passenger fares generally is do It with. I have etc., A. ItaiiAnnsox, for the Se cretary for Railway*. John Nobbs Esq., M.P.
GRANVILLE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
GRANVILLE MAll,S. General Post Office. Sydney, 2(i(h November, 1888. Sir,— Adverting to your letter of iho Oth August last, having reference to the letter box recently erected at Park Hill, GranviUo South, I am di rooted to inform you that it has been decided to erect an additional box in that local ity, viz., the corner of tho Woodvillo Road and Woodstock-street. — I have, e'e, S. H. Lamii tox, Secretary. J Nobbs, Esq., M. P., Sydney.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, A. Payten and J. Whitworth, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Wednesday, November 28. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, A. Pavten and J. Wliitworth, Js.P.) ' John Harvey, on bn.il, pleaded not guilty to » charge of using obsceno language at Gran ville, on tho 20th October lust. Constable May deposed to the offence being committed in company with a woman, sinoo convicted, named Smith. Constable Allison corroborated this evidence. Defendant, who had a long list ot previous convictions against him, was fined -Co or throe months in Parramatt;' gaol. The fine was paid. James 10. Kelly was charged ondor tho liloth municipal by-law, with ha\iug the water apparatus on his premises out of repair on the 21st instant, so that the water was wasted. The defendant pleaded guilty by the advice of his solicitor, Mr. H. A. Richardson, who stated that his client had given orders to have the tap fixed on the morning in question, and then left for Sydney. On reluming; ho found that a plumber had been sent for, but refused to repair tho leak unless ho was promised the jo...
PENNANT HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
P.BNNANT HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOL. -UiirMiiresT oi i'nbLic instruction, Sydney, 22nd November, 1888. Sir, — Referring toiny letter of the 20th October, 1888, I nm directed to acquaint you that advertisements, inviting tenders for the work in connection with the proposed additions and improvements to the ded for insertion in the newspapers published in Sydney and PaiTamatta. Tenders arc to be lodged at this office on or before tho 12th Dec ember proximo. — I havo, etc, Or. MijJiHb, for Under Secretary. John Nobb?, Esq., Legis lative Assembly Chambers, Sydney.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes,J. Whitworth, G. T. Hunt, and G. Coates, Js'P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Tuesday, Novemdeb 27. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, J. Wliitworth, G. T. Hunt, and G. Coates, Js'.P.) Mathow Ferguson was fined 40s or 14 days gaol for using obsccno language at Gruuvillo. Ho was further charged with assaulting Con stable May at Grauvillo on Monday morning while that officer was removing him from the premises of Mrs. Tabsley, whom ho had been abusing for some three hours. Defendant said it was all a frabrieation, but the bench thought otherwise and sentenced him to a month's gaol with hard labor, cumulative sentences.
DURAL MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
PUR \L MAILS. GiiNuitAL P. -st Office, Sydney, 23rdNovembe, 1888 Sir,— I am directed by the Postmaster General to inform you that tho communication dated U-ith instant from Mr. John H. Bring, Austin's Hill, Dai ui, presented by you upou the subject of the extension to Austiu's Hill of tllfi mail snvric.n to Hill';!! in inwlr.i. --ini.:i.lm.;i_ tion, and that a further communication respec ting it will be addressed to you as soon as a de cision has been arrived at in the matter. I have, &c, S. H. Lamhtox, Secretary. To John Nobbs, Esq-, M P., Sydney.
MONDAY 26TH NOVEMBER (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, G. T. Hunt, J. Whitworth, and G. Coates, Js. P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
MOXDAY. 2GTH NoVEJtBEll. (Before Messrs. H. Byrnes, G. T. Hunt, J. Wliitworth, and a. Coutes, Js.P.) Jolm Murray or Moran pleaded guilty to having been drunk in 0' Council-street ; ho was cautioned not to do it again, and was dis charged. John Ersld'.ie was fined 5s or 24 hours for having been drunk on tho Railway Parade, G-ranvillo. Brian McCallutn, looked up for protection, was discharged. Bernard G-ibney was sent to gaol for 14 days for calling for a glass of beer at Roberts' Hotel, and refusing to pay for the same. Mary Ami Smith, an old ofi'ender, charged with having no lawful visible means of support, was ordered to bo. imprisoned for 0' months. John Carter was charged by James MjKoown, Cumberland Crown Lauds Ranger, with having dug up a public road, and removed soil therefrom, at North Colah. Defendant pleaded guilty, and said ho was ignorant of having committed any offence. Mr. Richardson who appeared for tho prosecution, stated that the impression evidently prevailed in the...
HYDE RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
RYDE RAILWAY. Department of Public Works, Railway Branch, Sydney, Nov. 23rd 18S8. Sir,— I am directed to acknowledge tho receipt of your letter of 22nd hist, on the subl'oct of the altoratiou of the gates at tho Hyde Railway station, and to inform you that it will receive duo attention. — I have, etc., A. Riciiadsox, Assistant .Secre tary. F. Farnoll, Esq., U.I'., Sydney.
HORNS BY RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
I-IORNSBY RAILWAY. Department of Public Works, Railway Branch, Sydney, 23rd Nov. 1888. Sir,— I am directed to acknowledge tho receipt of your letter of 22nd instant on tho subject of oxteu ? sion of tho suburban section to tho North Coast Railway to Hornsby, and to inform you that it will receive duo attention. — I have, etc., A. HioiiAKDSON, Assistant .Secretary. Frank Farncll Esq., SIP., Legislative Assembly, Sydney.
Parramatta District Liedertafel. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Parramatta District Liedertafel. The first concert of the second season of the Parramatta District Liedertafol was given on AVeclnesday evening in the Town Hall. It took the form of what is usually termed a 'grand' or ' dress ' concert, and was largely at tended by the lady friends of the mem UClO- J-liU DbilgU WtlS OJJUU1UJUJ llbbCLL U£P with raised seats for the performers, and was closed in at tho back with flags, etc., to prevent the sound being swallowed up by tho vacant space behind. Our fine town hall needs atten tion in this undoubted defect. The platform was tastefully decorated with pot plants kindly lent by Mrs. J. W. E. Baillie. Tho concert was commenced by tho orchestra, the members of which played a somewhat difficult overture, and it is but scant praise to say that they did full justice to it. The orchestra improves with every concert, and on Wednesday night it contributed mate rially to the success of tho entertain ment. The well-known part song, 'Comrades in Aiuns,'...