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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
^ FAMILY .. EMPORIUM, a , c^' cl* j^TwiLsirs w raicE Six lb. Sugar and lib. Good Tea, 2b Sperm Candles, 6d per lb. Parafin „ 4£ „ Sfcgo, 7lbs. for Is Tapioca, 7 lbs. for Is Oat Meal, 71b. bag, Is Wk\\s Fine Salt, 81bs for 6d Washing Soda, 81bs. for 6d Whiting, 81bs for 6d Best Eice, 2d per lb., 71bs for 1 /'- Safety Matches, 2d per dozen Wax „ 3d per dozen English Pickles, 6d per bottle Champion's Vinegar, 8d bottle Fresh Salmon, 7d per tin Large Sardines, (U per tin Small ., 3Jd „ Fresh Oysters, (iil „ Fresh Herrings, ., Hoffman's Starch, 4Jd per box [ C. S. Co.'s Golden Syrup, 5Jd per tin Ditto Treacle, 5-1 per tin Corn Flour, 4d per packet Epps' Cocoa, 5d ,, Soyei's Baking Powder, 5d tin American Brooms, 6d each Large Salad Oil, 7£d per bottle Small ,, 4£d „ ,, Castor Oil, 4Jd ,, Large ,, 71 Crown Soap, 4d, Gd, and 8d per bar Sand Soap, 4d per bar Sunlight Soap, lOJd per box Extract Soap, Is per dozen Germea, Is per packet Grannma, Is per packet Biscuits, 3d per lb. Parramatta Bl...
ROOKWOOD LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
BOOKWOOD LOAN. Shall we borrow or not ? Alderman LmBDEV, of Bookwood, asked his fellow Councillors of that municipality last week ; and they, one and all, replied in the negative— except Alderman Lidbcky himself. That alderman, however, de clines to accept the' decision, and pro poses to appeal to the ratepayers. The whole matter is in a nutshell. Re munerative borrowing is a fine art. Almost any man can borrow — at least, I almost any municipality can — but it requires stalled (even perhaps more than honest) bands and intellects to do so to advantage. That there is a risk should be no deterrent at all. The whole question is one of thrift in expenditure. Provided a borrowed pound be spent with the care with which a sovereign received for rates would be spent, the process of borrowing must be advan tageous all round; that is, supposing our aldermen are equal to making 2s 6d do the work of half-a-crown. Even if men borrow solely ' to get out of a financial hole,' the borrowing is not ...
GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE. POSTAL & TELEGRAPH ARRANGEMENTS. OFFICE HOURS, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE POSTAL & TELEGRAPH AEEANGE MEHT8. ' OFFICE H0UH8, JEW. The Granville Post Office is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ; Telegraph Office from 0 &.m. to 8 pjn. ; Money Order Office and Govern ment Savings Bank from 10a.m. to 4 p.m. ; on Saturdays, tram 10 o.m. to 1 p.m., and from 7 \ p.m. to 9 p.m. for receipt of deposits only. i Malls cnive from Sydney 8.6, 1.6, 6.6, and 9.80. Mails olose for Sydney 5 a.m., 9 a.m., ? noon, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. (Saturday excepted) ; Sundays, 10 p.m. (The Post Office is in charge of Miss Higgs, Postmistress).
Granville. LABOUR MEETING. GRANVILLE. G. W. SMAILES, THE LABOUR CANDIDATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
( Granville. .. LABOUR MEETING, GRANVILLE. G. W. SMAILES, THE LABOUR CANDIDATE. On Tuesday evening the Labour men i-f the. Granville electorate met at the School of Arts, Granville, to select their candidate for the coming election. Mr. J3. Fairweather occupied the chair, . and present also were Aldermen Dun cum,- Eelman, Lane, Small, Oyer, Ligbtfoot, Lidbmy, Groves and Varley ; -?: Messrs. Barlow, Williamson, D. Eyre .(secretary), F. Burke, Withington, Macpherson, Seller, Cheetham, Starkey, ?? J. Eeazson, Bissett, Ellis, Houston, A; , .C. B. Bodgers, Peaty, Codger, Love, J. ^ i/Webber, Fowlie, Potts, Melville, Bean, j. Houghton.ColquhounjErekme, McLeod, ,'ii f.B, jSay.and others. , -'The-, Chairman explained that the jfeiobject of the meeting was to select a Igpisndidate to run for Granville in the gfcSWxrar' interest. He reminded those ^i^apant of * the able manner in which |§|i|b&last jbailot election was conducted. HSHMlKnUifenrrV that this time tbe Tjatmnr [?] treasurer...
Sherbrooke. THE HON. J. GARRARD AT FAIRFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
Sherbrooke. THE HON. J. GARRARD AT FAIRFIELD. The Hon. J. Garrard (Minister for Public Instruction) who is seeking re-election as member for Sherbrooke, addressed the electors oi the Fairfield district at the local hall on Tuesday evening. The building was well filled, and the candidate had, on the whole, an excellent hearing. Mr. D. Dale occupied the chair. The Chairman having briefly referred to the occasion of the election, introduced the candi date. Mr. Garrard said he desired, at the outset; to make an explanation. It was a tact — out of I which, no doubt, political capital would be I made in the electorate — that he had at last 1 election declared for a land tax only as con nected with a Local Government measure. . But when he took his seat, he saw that the I majority were in favour of Local Government, ] a State Land Tax, and retrenchment. When asked by Mr. Beid to join him, he had asked the policy of the new Premier, and finding that that policy would be in favour of direct ...
PARRAMATTA HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
PARRAMATTA HOSPITAL. The usual monthly meeting of the Parra matta Hospital committee was held on Wed nesday evening last. The Ven. Archdeacon Gunther (president) occupied the chair, and I among ihoee present were Dr. Kearney and I Messrs. Marsden, Wilson, Martindale and Go wing and Mr. Little (secretary.) The I minutes of the last meeting were confirmed. | Apologies were received from Dtb. W. S. Brown | and R. Bowman. Accounts amounting to i £104 6s 8d were passed. The Treasurer tab1 3d the following figures : — Subscriptions, £28 Is 6d ; donations, £8 8s ; paying patients, £12 12s ; interest, £1B lis 3d ; credit balance, £443 lis 9d. The Chairman and others re marked on the fact that subscriptions were falling off. It was suggested that the collector shonla be asked to give a report to the oom* mittee on the causes which appeared to account for the smallness of the subscriptions. The House Committee's report was read. In it reference was made to the illness of Nurse Artlett. Dr. Br...
GET YOUR RIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
GET YOUB EIGHTS. The Electoral Registrar (Mr. S. Murphy, C.P.S.), desires ns to notify that, in order to enable holders to vote at the forthcoming general election-on the 24th instant, substituted rights — i.e., rights applied for in lieu of originals destroyed or mislaid — must be token out not later than 17th instant.
PARRAMATTA WESLEYAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
PARRAMATTA WESLEYAN CHURCH. The Wesleyan Church was again packed on Sunday night last to hear the discourse of Rev. P. J. Stephen on the need for a loyal stand to their principles on tbe part of those professing the Protestant faith. The choir rendered very creditably the two anthems 'Thus speaketh the Lord of Host' (Stainer), and Ebdon's Nunc Dimitti* during the service. Mr. A. Barry acted as conductor, and Mr. Pidcock i presided at the organ. I
Suicide in a Government Asylum. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
Suicide in a Government Asylum. The Parramatta .Coroner, Mr. J. E. Bowden held held ttn inquest at the George-Btreet A&ylam, P&rr&matto, on Saturday afternoon* 'on the body of an . hutnfJ ' Jngftph Stewart. The night attendant -. EVederiok Well&rd, stated that early -oo ? paturday morn ing.he found deo^as^d in bed with his throat cut. ; A ytwd-s^med pocket knife and a dinner-knife were found in his bed. -*Whea-^«tio9od, deceased said he did not know what he was. doing. He' had been suffering very acutely lately^ ; ' Dr.s l^a%h j the medi cal superintendent, vyasat once;oaUed, bnt 'deeMsed died about; eight honn inApnl 'last ij^ wos senfaoced to 14; JiU^VimpnBbninent forattmhpting his Into the.^iver, A ver-.
POULTRY NOTES. THE SYDNEY POULTRY SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
POULTRY NOTES. [Bv 'Dobkdio.'] THE SYDNEY POULTBY SHOW. This show, which is annually held in the Exhibition Building, was more than ordinarily successful this year. Open last Wednesday until Saturday, its very large number of exhibits at tracted many sight-seers. Our local fanciers this year have little to complain of as regards their treatment by the judges, and especially is this tbe case with Mr. S. B. Watkihs, of Toongabbie, who carried off over twenty awards, among them being the watkin'k CHAHFION OAlfE COOK ins HEN. Champion Cup (£8 6s) for best Aus tralian Game Cock in the Show, and a Special for the best Brown Leghorn Cockerel exhibited. These winning birds were the centre of attraction throughout the Show. Among Mr. Watkins' awards were: 1st for Silver Wyandotte Pullet ; and 2nd for hen ; 1st and special for Aust. Game Cock and 1st and h.c. for hen ; 1st, 2nd, and v.h.c. for Brown Leghorn Cockerel ; and v.h.c. for do. Cock ; 2nd for Silver Hamburg Cock ; 8rd for Spanish Coc...
OPEN COLUMN. A CALL TO FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
OPEN COLUMN. A CALL TO FIGHT. Neveb in the history of the world have the electors, in any country, perhaps, had an issue put before them more satisfactory and more sublime, as viewed from the democratic standpoint, than that ?which the voters of New South Wales stand face to face with to-day. It is not for us to point out, here and now, particular individuals for whom the electors of any particular district should vote. If voters have not intelligence enough, interest enough, patriotism enough, to know what will best serve their greater interests, they deserve to find themselves, in the long run, left simmering in the broth of their own folly and apathy. To-day the issue throughout New South Wales is not Dibbs versus Beid, or Protection versus Freetrade ; but the will of the People, against hopeless conservatism ; the interests of the colony against the sophistries of blind, discredited poli ticians. We have lost our Statesmen of old ; the result of the present election may give us ...
"THE FIELD" FOR JULY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
' THE FIELD ' FOE JULY. The Australian Field for current month is to hand. It is an intensely readable produc tion, and oovers an immense range of subjects from politics downwards (or upwards) to in dustrial production in the garden and dairy, on the farm and sheep-run, in the orchard and poultiy-yard, and even in the kitchen and the home work-room. We observe a notice of the recent road -making -trial at North Parra matta. under ' me i-arm ' section n wui in terest others besides agriculturists to observe that after a trial of at least 5000 years the plough has been voted 'an enemy to fer* tility,' and various American authorities unite in declaring that the invention most called for is a substitute which will meet the require* ments of mankind. The illustrations scat tered throughout this publication increase ~ite attractiveness. The editorials are vigorous and energetic in tone, and if the author's politics are conservative it cannot be dienied that bis language is dear and his v...
BACK FROM COOLGARDIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
BACK FROM- COOLGABDEE. Mr. O. Lamb) a well-known Parramatta lad, son of Mr. C. O. Lamb, J.P., is baok from his | trip in West Australia- He has had rather a ' rough time o? it since his departure from here on the 2nd of March, *94. During his stay in Coolgardie, he was down in the Government Hospital ' with what they call over there ' (as he puts It) typhoid fever. However, tne cheery whip (ana who has not sat behind him with enjoyment, when he has been handling the ribbons, and guiding a spftriuing team over our Hill roads) is little tho worse for his illness. We did not press him as to his stores of I nuggets ; but as he missed seeing Weston I when the latter was going through the golden city peraapH ne uiuj uu» touiuwu mure uuhi £250,000. Mr. Lamb was in Coolgardie when the bottom appeared to drop out of the 'Londonderry'; and he Anym the sensation the evil report caused was something to be re membered. In Coolgardie, new Government offices are being erected, — of stone. The hosp...
Official Letters. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 13 July 1895
Official Letters. Mr. D. O'Befllj informs ns that he has received from the Works Depart ment letters to the following effect:— ?' Sir,— :With reference to yonr per eonol enquiry «s to when * tender would beaeoepted tot the erection of a post and telegraph office at Paramatta North, l am directed to inform you that the : Secretary for Public . Works .'Ms 1 1 approved of theacoeptanoe of Mr. These, Otanney'* offer lor the. -work. . The specified time for the completion of thej building is twenty^-two weeks from this date.' ? ' ? ? With reference d youriper-i ?on^ jenquirr ;npon the subject/ram [?]