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Auburn. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Auburn. A jtowkb service was held in St. Phillip's Auburn, 011 Sunday last, morning, afternoon ami evening. The interior of tho church was prettily decorated with flowers and plants, interwoven with which were appropriate texts. Thn con gregations wore largo. The Rev. Mr. Wright, of Marrickville, occupied the pulpit at each service. Tin: Meat Preserving Co s. works are now in full swing, 2 1 '.'() sheep being killed every day. Mr. .UbnnGue, the manager, has taken advan tage of the glut in the market, and during the past nine days lias purchased 27,7:1!) sheep. We iiiiileTsfanTr~tliirt Mrs. Ounnynghamo matron of the Macquario Street Asylum, has sent a reply to the olmrga-s undo avf'umt her and Ju-.s demanded afuUiuquiry bj made into the working of the iustitutou.
Current News. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Current News. At tho police court yesterday, one drunk was fined tho usual crown, aud an eccentric indi vidual, who had received a weeks' medical treatment in the gaol, was fined '20s or 7 days for obscene language in Church-street, and 7 days without tho option for indecent behaviour, sentences to bo concurrent. Henry John Ross, co-npositor, obtained a verdict for tho sum oi .Lii ys uu, iou wages uuo against ±snuo Dunshea. into proprietor of tlio late ' Evening Post.' Messrs. H. Hynics and I?. Harper, Js. P., presided. Onk cause of complaint to travellers on tho lino between Parramatta and Sydney has been effectually removed. For tho past week or so the names of the several intermediate stations havo been yelled out in stentorian tones that would awake tho seven sleepers. Itist-dd of tho now Commissioner, Mr. Eddy, that when travelling or. tho different lines, if an official either neglects to call the name of a station at all, as is frequently the case, or merely whispers, or warb...
Guildford. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Guildford. A connKai'oxnK.VT writes: — 'I wish, through tlin medium of your paper, to call at tention to a bridge on the AVomlvillc Road, close to the Post Ollicc at Guildford. It is in a disgraceful state of dilapidation, and there be ing a great amount of traffic, is a. place of con siderable danger, which those who have occa sion to puss over it would bo very glad to see ? repaired.'
Smithfleld—Fairfleld Municipality. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Smithfield— Fairfield Munioipality. Mr. Geo. Lewis, oi' tlio LocnrGovern mont Department visited Smitliiield on Thursday and accompanied Mr. V. Ken yon, J.P., drove round tho boundaries of the Municipality of Prospect and Sherwood. Ho expressed the opinion that the now municipality will be one 01 rue most compact m the district, and that at a comparatively small expense the rootpuths, roaps, and bridges will be placed in such good order and pro perly so much improved that the present opponents of incorporation will be plea sod at the sjtcps taken arranged that tho iirst election for tho six aldormen re quired should tnko place in February nexi. It is estimated that the first years rates will amount to £(S00 and this sum with the Government subsidy of & for £ will give tho aldermen a handsome sum to begin operations with.
HORNSBY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
I-IOE.NSBY. Never before to my knowledge has the fruit age of this diYrict undergone such a hard time, and the outlook- boforo the orchardists is very gloomy indeed. Tho orange crop in some places has boon almost a failure, whilst iu others expenses have just bcoa met. Tho pros pects of Jiext season's crop setm to £ cast a darker shadow before it than oven thn Tiast. l'ov the -young oranges aro to bo seen on tho 'round iii_thousiinds. A hope is still hold ouUhat if rain doe-i come shortly, a good second crop may bo looked for. The old trees seem to suffer most from tho drought. Some can bo soon quite lealless, wiulst some of tho young trees in the same orchards look quite fresh and green. In fact, if you go from an old orchard to a young one, you would think you were iu uuother climate. In all places I havo been, the orchards have been well cared for (not a blaie of grass or weed to bo seen), andmauuvod well. Lemons li'ivo stood tho trial somewhat better, for in many places lemons c...
Field of Mars. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Field of Mars. Tim Star of the Eas-t Lodge, I.O.G.T., gavo another of their quarterly entertainments on Monday evening, in St. Paul's schoolroom, Carlingford, to a well-filled room. Tl-o enter tainment on this occasion took the form of a Horvice of Soug, entitled ' The Pilgrims Progress,' and was beautifully rendered by toered their services for the benefit of tho Temperance cause. The manner in which they acquitted themselves reflects very great credit on themselves, and on their conductor, Bro. Sellars, for the way ho had trained them. Mr. Hunt, of Hyde, performed the duties of preacher. Rev. Mclntosh occupied the chair, and delivered a very earnest address in support, of Good Tcmplary, claiming for it thp support of tho people. The audience was highly de lighted with tho entertainment, and after the votes of thanks were accorded and responded to and the children had partaken of light refresh ments, all dispersed after a very pleasant evening had been spent.
SMITHFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
SMITHPI1SLD. I- or miles around the inhabitants are com pelled to get their supply from tho canal of the Sydney AVafcr Supply. Dams never before known to fail aro now dry. Tho workni»u at tho late A. T. HV.lroyd's'Sherwood Uriels aud Tile Works have (o cart water from the Ieaknsro in tho canal. Cattle are stuck iu the mild -'-,; iit£, 'j uuwui muni, .i. nuiu iti u vuiy Dim prospect for summer fruit, which is snvill, and dropping olf. Tho vines show no growth, and tho grapes nro very small. If ra.iu does not soon come tho loss will bo groat. The bush fires have caused great damage. Much loss hus been sustained in ovevy quarter; fenciu'1 and grass burnt iu all directions. This is tho greatest drought known m our district these ?10 years, in which I have resided for that time.
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
BOWLS. vgRoseuill defeated St. Leonards on Saturday, notwithstanding the heat. AVo notice oiir friend Judge Docker has thrown off tho pads, and gone in for bowls at last. It comes to that, with the best of us. Scores : — Eosohill. St. Leonards. Ko. 1 Kiult. Mr. G. Hart \ Mr. Moore \ Mr. ,T. S. Stair I,., Mr. Bell (.,- Mr. S. Walker I Mr. Sadloiir ( Mr.A.Jolmstono(fail))J ^ Mr. Alexander fenp.) I Mr. E. IS. Docker '\' Mr. Cook \ dipt. M'Buc I „„ Mr. Stevens I .„ Mr. B. BarKoss l'° Mr. lessen ( ' Mr. T. M. Slicplicrrt ) Mr.Jervis ) l-ap-W3K..lk. Mr. W. .T.Crowe \ Mr. Smith ,? dipt, Chntflold I.. Mr. E11 ton l17 Mr. E.Hilton lJS Mr. Fnrsylh ) 17 Mr. TV'. PuUiKiu- (cap.) J Mr. Dooves (cap.) ( Tot.il OS Tohil 09 Hoppicker has been scratched for the Gran ville fetakes at the Hosehill meeting to-day.
DURAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
DURAL. ? The locol water supply is very short , wafer wells and creeks aro now dry which have not boon dry s'mco 1SV!— a period of 35 years. Sandy Creek, from -whence the Galston people havo drawn their water in times of scarcity bus now dried up. Many of tho wells an;1, quarries around Durnl are almost dried up. Many of the residents around Sandhurst (late the Haven) aro depm 'out for their water supply on tho l-iiiflim.-.. ..r T\ l\» Mrjii: ? „.£ i\ ? id ? n i jii.hu. .-.cj in. jii.i . it ILIltllllr*. Ill JJlllill lllt.lL OlV1 lccul supplies having rim out. Konthurst or Li- tie Dui-iil is also suffering irom a similar scarcity of water. The extreme dry weather and severe heat are dwarfing tho summer fruit and in many places causing it to fall off. Tho fruit is much smaller and of course, deficient both in .-nudity and quality- I should suppose tlio loss will 'l-3 at least 50 per cent., perhaps more, if rain does not, speedily conic. The drought is also in juring the fruit tree.-;,...
The Colleen Bawn. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
The Colleen Bawn. Tins piece booms at the Masonic Hall next Monday and Tuesday. Tho Governor iintl the Ministry will lie there, and so will all Parramatta. It will in fact oe the success of tho year. The tickets aro going off well, and tho new scenery specially painted for tho play wtll astonish tlio audience. It will show them what the energy oi a Noalo, Hosford, and Airoy can accomplish. All who have not purchased tickets should do so at once. The Hospital and Benevolent Society got all the pro ceeds. Nothing deducted for expenses.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
/flUAIBERLAND BUILDING LAND \J AND INVESTMENT COMPANY. LIMITED. CAPITAL, £100,000. Paid up capital, £20,000. Uncalled oapital', £18,000. Rovervo f und, £?2000. Money received on Kxcd Deposit ut tlio fol lowing Kates : — For 12 months, 7 per cent per muiuiri. 0 months, 0 per cent, per annum, And 5 per cent, at call. Savings Bank Branch. — Deposits of Ono Shilling and upwards received, and six (6) per cent, interest allowed on thq Monthly Balance, nud no notice required for ?withdrawals. JNO. JAS. MILLER, Manager. Oftico— Masonic Hall Buildings, George-street rflHE AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK JL BANK. PARRAMATTA BRANCH. Paid up Capital ? C500.000 AVith power to increane to £1,000,000 Reserve Fund .. .. .6310,000 Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits lit current rates Bills discounted and advances made on ap proved security. Drafts issued on all the principal cities in the world. H. M. TODIIUNTER, Manager.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
THE /'TWB'TO T A KfH A 'P f^ TT S W U J,viJ3£dJ.vJaj,aiN .U .& £v Wi u & AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE IS PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING AND DELIVERED TO ALL TARTS OF PARRAMATTA AjSTO SURROUNDING DISTRICT. s. d. Subscription, per quarter, in advance 2 0 Do. toolced . . ..23 Single copy ? ° 2 Teems op Advertising : s. d. Three linos ? 1 ° Six lines ? 19 One inch ? 2 6 Each additional inch . . ..20 Births, Marriages and Deaths (each) ? I' Special, terms for advertisements ordered hy the quarter. . Casual advertisements must uo prepaid, ex cept in the case of firms or persons having running accounts with us. Persons ordering advertisements on behalf oi any club or society will he held personally re sponsible for the payment of same. Advertisements must state upon the face of them the number of times they are to be in sorted, otherwise they will bo continued and charged for until countermanded. LITTLE & CO. September 24th, 1887. CHATFIELD & BROWN, J ICENSE...
Local Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Local Topics. The progressionists of Dimdas are so hope ful of gutting tho incorporation they yearn for, that they have determine:! that it shall bo a three- ward municipality.! AVo aro thoroughly with the progressionists nod wisli them .their heart's desire, bnt, at tho same time, wo would remind them that there is wisdom in the old adage that recommend!) the catching of the hare as a preliminary to cooking it. Whether the gentlemeu who constitute the fttinmirf majorityjof tho School of Arts Com mittee are the.right fellows in the wrong place, or tho wrong fellows in the right place, we will not take it upon ourselves to determine; but they're adopts iu tho iirl of liow-uot-io-do-tl-. lint. They're pictures to look at but sadly luck forward notion. Like tho little dog in tho story whoso tail curled up so tightly that he couldn't put his feet to the ground, they arc quite too lovely for any i-raetical purpose 'Tis true, 'tis pity; pity 'tis, 'tis true. Since tho fire at the oiKces o...
THE Cumberland Argus AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1. THE FRUIT GROWERS' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
THE FEUITGliOWBUS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 1. THE FRUIT GROWERS' UNION. Inasmuch as sinco tlio last monthly meeting of tlio P.G.TJ. sovern.1 ovonts very directly affecting tlio poinologieal interests of tho Colony havo transpired, it is excessively' probable that tho pro ceedings of tho meeting to bo hold this afternoon will bo of inoro than ordinary importance. During tho past month, it has been placed beyond all doubt that -he Codlin Moth has managed to ac climatise itself as adenizen of New South Wales. 'Whether its advent could have been successfully guarded against by vigorous preventative 'Government' action, it is now useless to onquiro. Still, justbecauso tho arrival of this ox tremeiy noxious inrect may bo attributed laissez-faire inaction in tho past, logisla tivo and othorwiso, thero is allthomoro reason why that foolish policy should no longer bo pursued — in tho very pro sonco of tho nuisanco— a nuisanco that is quite capable of speedily developing into a torriblo ...
Religious Services for Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
Religious Se .vices for Sunday. Cituitcn of England. — St. John's Parra matta, 11 and 7-15; Harris Park, 3 and 7.15 ; Sherwood, 7.15 ; All Saints', rarramatta, 11a.m. and 7 p.m. (Rev. J. Done); St. Mark's, Grauville, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. (Rev. T). K. Evans Jones); Christ Church, Guildford, S.30 p.m. (Rov. D. K Evans Jones), St. Lukes' Mission Room, Pavnimatta North, 3 o'clock, (Sunday School). WissriKYAN. Uhuboii.— Macquario-streot, 1 1 a.m. and 7 p.m. (llcv. P. J. Stephen); Baulkham Hills, IS p.m. (Mr. A. E. Field) ; Liverpool and Granville circuit : Liverpool, 11 a.m. (Rov. J. fc'cott), 7 p.m. (Mr. A. E. Deiiison) : Granville, 11 a.m. (Mr. A. Kcllet), 7 p.m. (Hev. J. Scott) ; Smithh'old, 8.15 p m. (Mr. A. K. Kcllet), 3 p.m. (Mr. H. Denison) ; Ingleburn, 3 p in. (Mr. A. E. Denisou) ; Hol royd, 3 p in. (Mr. A. Fletcher). Itydo plan not to hand. rnusuYiKEi.vsr Cntmcii. — Parramatta, 1 1 a.m. and 7 p.m. (Rov. J. 1). Murray), GranviUo, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. (Rev. It. Jackson). PniMiTivii Me...
ERMINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
KRMINGTON. Water is very scarce indeed about Erming tou. Most people are drawing all they use from Eastwood. Mrs Darvall'is good enough to let anyone get it out of the hole where Messrs. Amos. Bros, made the bricks for the Northern Railway. I am spending hundreds of pounds making dams, etc., for irrigation purposes. If I had my orchard and nursery llligiucu. niift Mjiison ib wuuiu miijiu it uiiioJ-encu of .C1000 to my fruit anil plants. I have no doubt that a proper system of irrigation would make this district 1U0 per cent, richer. Tho summer fruit will be very small indeed in all high orchards, and if wo do not get a good soaking rain within the next month there will bo scarcely any fruit worth sending to market. Tho quantity of fruit is as groat as usual, or even greater, but it is not half tho usual size at this time of the year. I should say the loss in fruit in our district through the drought ?will bo £5000 at least. I have altogether about GO acres of summer fruits and grape...
AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
AQUATICS. Boacli again wiped Hauliui out on AVednes duy. Tho Victorians defeated tho New South Welshmen in tho intercolonial eight-oared race on Saturday, by S boat lengths. Time, 10 minutes 57 seconds Twelve races have been rowed. Arictoria has won nine and New South AVales 3. O'Connor, a young sculler of Canada and xipil or .tinman, aeieatea recmer, or America, in a race on the Potomac River, U.S., on Saturday lost. Tho course was three miles, and tho nice was for .-£200 n-sido. O'Connor wo:i by 10 lengths, the time being 20 minutes 3o seconds. O'Connor comes to Australia to row Searle. Teenier will probably accompany him.
AUBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 1 December 1888
AUBUllN. This is a manufacturing' and residential dis trict, and as the supply of water at tho prin cipal working shops is ample, the unpleasant effects of the scarcity of rain make themselves most felt in the domestic circle. The two largo engineering works have capacious dams, and having been pretty well closed for' months owing to our system of encouragement of im norts. they have used but little water of late. The want of employment has caused many families to move elsnwhoro, leaving an un usually largo proportion of empty dwellings. I'roni the tanks, in some coses well filled, of unoccupied houses, our residents havo been able to largely supplement tho ordinary water sup ply. There are but fow orchards and kitchen gardens in tho locality, and thoy arc suffering severely through the drought, which is causing the small quantity of fruit left after the havoc made by fierce winds, to fall from tho trees. Tho Chinamen gardeners, howevor, seem to inako things ' gee,' owing to the cho...