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Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Wedding. On Wenesday last Mr. Harry Franks, nephew of Alderman Franks, of Dun das, led to the altar Miss Laura Catt, daughter of Mr. W. Catt, a well-known resident of our district. The marriage took place at St. Paul's, Carlingford, the Eev. John Done officiating. The church was crowded. Mr. W. Bel ? fwnj ctuu mui JLSUU.H1S n»DubJ*iuui| auu Miss Eva Catt and Miss S. Eyles sup ported the bride on the other side of the interesting group. The wedding pro ceedings were comparatively quiet. The happy pairlefton Wednesday afternoon, for Penrith, where they will spend the honeymoon.
School. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
School* During the holidays some little im provements have been mads to the public eohool. One end of the verandah has been closed in, and turned into a cap room and lavatory. This is one of the results of the . Minister's visit: He happened to visit the eohool on a windy day and found the children's hats blow ing all over the play ground.
KELLYVILLE. Fruit Preserving. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
KELLYVILLE. Fruit Preserving. Mr. Firth, at Eellyville, has dis covered a means of successfully preserv ing fruit. Last season Mr. Firth pulled all hie lemons, and after treating them by bis new process, stowed them away. Lately, he pulled some of his fresh crop of lemons, and sent some to market, along with a few oases of last year's preserved ones. The fresh lemons brought 4s per case and the preserved ones 8s. Mr. Firth has kept his process of preserving a secret.
ERMINGTON AND RYDALMERE. Council Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
ERMINGT0N AND RYDALMERE. Council Meeting. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Ermington and Rydalmere Council was held on Wednesday evening. Present : Aldermen Jenkins, Cowcll, Ry«.n and Humphreys.— In the absence of the Mayor Aid. Jenkins was voted to the chair. An apology was tendered for the absence of Mayor Smith. The Finance Committee's report recom mended payments amounting U- £45 14s 9d. —The report was received. The Foreman's report stated that work on Victoria-road had been completed. COBKESPOKDEHCE. From Bockdale Council, requesting coopera tion in an effort against the imposition of a land tax.— Aid. Cowell moved ' That the letter be received.'— Aid. Ryan seconded the motion. The Land Bill had been thrown out ; and before another one was laid before Parliament the members of the Assembly would be before the country. — The motion was carried. From Auburn Council, asking co-operation in an effort to get a bridge thrown across the Parramatta River at Newington. — Aid. Cowel...
Dundas Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Dundas Municipal Council. The monthly meeting of the Dnndas Oounoil was held on 26th June. Present: Aldermen Johnston, Spurway, Rhodes, Midson, and Franks. An apology from the Mayor for non attendance was received, and Aid. Johnston was elected to the ohair. iNCOSmtO CORHEBMUDEKOE. Letter (circular) from Bockdale Council, asking Council to join in protest against pro posed land tax. — received. Letter from St. Mary's Municipal Conncll, re proposed retrenchment of Mr. Symonds, road superintendent. — It was resolved, on the mo tion of the chairman, seconded by Aid. Rhodes, that the Council co-operate with St. Mary's Council in the effort to have Mr. Symonds' services retained. Letter from Auburn Council, re forthcoming conference of municipalities interested in pro posal to place river bridge at Newington. — Received, and the Mayor authorised to attend. The foreman reported that Bettington'e-lane had been ballasted, and portion of Pennant Hills-road metalled and ballasted, and that st...
EVENING STAR LODGE, I.O.G.T. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
EVENING STAB LODGE, I.O.G.T. On Monday evening last, at the weekly meeting of the Evening Star Lodge, Parramatta, there was a good muster of brethren, inolnding official visitors from Havelook lodge (Sydney) and Havelock Juvenile Temple (Parra Bro. W. H. Mitchell, Grand Treasurer, who received a speoial vote of thanks' for his visit. .-'The item of evening/*as, 'Pound Sight,' and refreshments having been served in abundance, har mony supervened, which brought a highly enjoyable gathering to a close. '. The handsome 'struotare to the order of Messrs. Bnmmorn and Graham (oordial manu facturers) is fast approaching completion, In Diion-street.Furramattt. ; ... . ?: . . .
Weather. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Weather. In common with all your correspon dents, we must have a growl at the continued absence of rain. None worth recording has fallen since January, and the outlook for fruitgrowers is really alarming. The latter go about their orchard work often in s perfunctory manner of late, because of the very dry weather. This week a couple of heavy frosts — on Tuesday and Wednesday — haven't improved matters for them. A couple of years ago, Mr. E. W. O'Sullivan, M.P., was much in earnest in endeavouring to persuade the Government then in power to undertake experiments for bursting over-hanging clouds by means of dynamite, the member for Queanbeyan being confi dent that each experiments would be successful. But the Government wasn't on ; and the agitator's ardour evidently expired. Some of us out here are seriously thinking of interview ing Mr. O'Sullivan, with a view to having the matter eet a-going again I
STAR OF THE EAST, I.O.G.T., DUNDAS, [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
STAB OF THE EAST, I.O.G.T., DUNDAS, On Friday evening, 28th inst., a very enjoyable time was spent by those present at the usual_ weekly meeting of above lodge. Besides a moderate attendance of local members, there was paid an official visit from the Happy Thought lodge, Parramatta. Befresh ments were served, and subsequently the Happy Thought brethren officered and entertained the lodge, after which the usual vote of thanks brought a pleasant gathering io a close ? The local lodge is showing vigour.
Things in General. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Things in General. The visitor to Kenthurst finds much to attract his attention. The natural situation, with the Blue Mountains, in the distance, is very striking; while at many spots on the road, one feels that ' Oft the wayfaring man would love to linger there. Forgetful of his onward road, to gaze on scenes so fair.' For truly some of the fairiest scenes in Cumberland County are to be found in Kenthurst. Then the residents appear to be possessed of more than average ' go.' The roads are kept in excellent condition — and country folk know what that means. The local School of Arts is a much-valued institution, and although the committee have had a 'turn' or two lately about alleged dilatoriness in Btarting building opera tions, the; know their own business best ; and will doubtless spend the money in the most advantageous manner. Forethought has been shown, too, in the selection of a public reserve ?—a matter which older and more thickly-populated settlements overlook. The site for...
Temperance. I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Temperance. I.O.E. The usual fortnightly meeting of Carrington Tent, I.O.R., was held on Tuesday evening last, in the School of Arts, Parramatta. Bro. J. Drummond, C.E., presided. One candidate was initiated. An invitation to attend the Onward and Upward Tent, Burwood, on 8th inst., was accepted. The secre tary presented quarterly returns, and balance-sheet; which were adopted. These showed an increase of six mem bers on the previous quarter. The resignation of a brother now residing at Hobart, was accepted.
Fire. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
Fire. A fire broke out at the school pre mises on Monday evening between 9 and 10 o'clock. Mr. H. Cox rang the church bell, and with Mr. Arthur Catt got the flames under. Only the fence and an old shed had been affected by the fire. Little damage was done. The danger was just seen in time to save the old shed.
"PHILHARMONIC." [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
' PHttHABMONIC.' A well-attended meeting of vocalists and in strumentalists was held at the I'lU-ramatta School of Arts, on Wednesday evening last, the object being the establishment of nn or chestral union and philharmonic society for this district. Mr. S. B. Walford was in the chair, and among those present were Messrs. O. Saundere. J.P.. W. G. Bladon, W. Walters, Finlayson, E. J. Brown, Bourke, and a number of ladies. It was decided to establish the organisation, the prospects of which were said to be decidedly encouraging. Mr. E. J. Brown was elected secretary of the movement ; and a strong committee was appointed. A second meetng is to be held on Wednesday evening next.
ORANGE BLOSSOM LODGE, I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
ORANGE BLOSSOM LODGE, I.O.O.F. On Tuesday evening last, at the lodge-room, Assembly Hall, Farramatta, the following officers, in connection with the above, were installed by D.D.G.M. Bryant (Auburn), as sisted by Bro. Bowman (Granville) :— N.G., Bro. M. J. Halligan ; V.G., Bro. G. Chisholm ; Secretary, Bro. J. S. M'Glashan; Treasurer, Bro. W. Gates; Conductor, Bro. F. Gates; Warden, Bro. A. E. Obermann. After the in stallation ceremony, tbe lodge celebrated its eleventh anniversary with a smoke concert, at which Mr. W. Ferris presided. Light refresh ments were served during the evening, and the affair was most enjoyable. The usual toasts were proposed and honoured. The following gentlemen contributed songs and recitations : — Messrs. Dntton, Jamieson, and Croft; and Bros. F. Gates, Burton, DeMars, Haydon, and V. Horwood. Mr. W. Grace presided at the piano.
ORDINATION SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
OBDINATION SERVICE. An ordination service was held at St. An drew's Cathedral on Sunday, when five candi dates were admitted to the order of deacons. The candidates were Mr. John Frazer Russell, B.A., Sydney University ; Mr. Arthur Coombes, M.A., St. John's College, Oxford ; Mr. Hubert Albert Dempster, Mr. Dlxon Hudson, and Mr. Frederick Brush. The Bev. J. F. Russell is to be curate at St John's, Camden ; the Rev. A. H. Coombes will remain as assistant master in the King's School ; and the Bevs. A. Dempster, D. Hudson, and F. Brash are to be respectively curates of All Saints' (Hunter's Hill) ; Castle Hill, Rouse Hill, and Dual ; and St. Philip's, Sydney.
THE REV. E. S. WILKINSON'S CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
THE BEV. E. S. WILKINSON'S OHUBCH. At a meeting of parishioners of St. Thomas' Anglican Church, Enfield, recently held in the school-hall, and presided over by the incum bent (the Bev. Mr. Wilkinson), it was decided, after discussion, that the improvement of the church, in some respects, was desirable. It was decided to open a subscription list, and the amount collected and promised was £62, which was regarded as highly satisfactory. The repairs, of the cost of which an estimate was submitted, will include the painting of the church throughout, and the raising and lining of the roof.
WESLEYAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
WEHIiEYAN OHUBCH. At the special services held at the above church, on Sunday evening last, the choir, under the oonduotorshlp of Mr. Alfred Barry, sang the following anthems:— 'The radiant morn bath passed away '.(Woodward) : 'Lord, how long wUt then forget me ' (MendeUsohn) ; 'I am Alpha and Omega' (Stainer). Mr. Fidoook acted as orgaront.
TEA PARTY AND SOCIAL AT ST. PATRICK'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 6 July 1895
TEA PABTY AND SOCIAL AT ST. PATRICK'S: The working committee of ladies of St. Patrick's tea party ana social have reason to be proud ol the moMSKhat attended their efforts, in oonnectton Jrith both the tea party and social, organlaedbytbem on Wednesday Jast, in aid of the parochial debt. A huge nrOTberofpersonB«afdown;totea; and at 8 o'clock an adjomnmant was made to the dance room. Waiters' String Band was engaged, and, ot course, nrppued the mnsio to the satis iwaiai in .sue nuwt i«s*m»m*ud. auwh- w «. 90 oouplesfaoed the rnorio, and tripped merrily to the aooampanywg strains ; the floor being in first-lass Condition. , The followers of Terpsichore had the pleasure of enjoying .themselves tUI about 1 fijn., when they dis pened, belhg well pleased with the amusement TOVided.7^The MiaWe Messrs. A. Creagh and 'W. Waiters. The ladles committee were —Hisses V'Orath, Bins (2), DeUow (2), Dunn, A. Kelly, A. HemJn&tikiisttc and Ooffe