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THE HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
THE HOLIDAYS. The Christmas and New Year holi days passed off quietly in this dis trict. There were more picnic par ties along the river and its tribut aries than ever. On New Year's Day there was a'record crowd at the swimming pool and along the creek at Fairfield, and Carramar was also crowded. The "blubbers" in the stream from Carramar to the junc tion and also in the river have been a source of annoyancc to bathers.
NEW YEAR PRANKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
NEW YEAR PRANKS. The practical joker indulged in his usual practices on NeV Year's Eve. Large crackers were let-off -where it was thought they would cause fright or damage (on vertwdahs and in letter boxes), with no thought of the risk of causing fire; gates were re moved from their hinges,and carried some distance away, and other sense . less "jokes" perpetrated. It is the credit of our growing commonsense that these silly carryings-on are dy ing Wot
AUSTRALIAN INVENTION IN U.S.A. NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
AUSTRALIAN INVENTION U.S.A. NAVV. Mr, C. Jackson, of Rilcy-st., Pen rith, has received the following com munication from the Navy Dept., Washington:-"My Dear Mr. Jack son,-Agreeable to your letter of October 25, I have to-day (Nov. 23, 1928) taken pleasure in personally presenting your airship invention data to the Secretary of the Navy, Navy Dept., Washington, D.C., where I am sure it will receive every consideration possible. Wishing you every success, I am, yours very cord ially.-Frank A. Britten, chairman for Aeronantics and Naval Affairs Committee." Mr. Jackson is well known in Fairfield and district. ,
Wedding Bells BINNIE—EASTEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
Wedding Bells BINNIE-EASTEN. The wedding of Miss Noelene Easten, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Easten, of Lansdowne, to Mr. Ian Binnie, only son of Mr. and Mrs. John .Binnie, of St. John's Park, took place at the Church of the Re surrection, Cabramatta, on Decem ber 22. Rev. H. J. II. Lofts perform ed the ceremony. The bride looked dainty in a pretty lace gown with a veil of cut tulle that formed a train. She wore a pearl girdle, the gift of her grand mother. The bridesmaids were Misses Emily Copland, Gladys Henderson and Joyce Summer, and the bride Cr.-.o ii's li :'e niece, Joyce Lows, i'as flower-girl. Mr. Jack Ash was best man. The reception was held at the Cabra-Valc Town Hall, where eighty guests were received by the bride's mother. The bride's travelling frock was an ensemble of grey and blue crepe de chcne, with hat to match. The honey moon is being psent at Cro nulla. -Parish "Messenger."
"NO-MAN'S LAND." [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
"NO-MAN'S LAND." Wiseacres would have us believe that keen rivalry exists between city and country districts in New "ouiii Wales. Dwellers in the suburb.-, hereabout arc not much concerned in this, they are, as it were, on "S&lt;J ihen-? Land," being neither city nor country, yet both. In many ways, v/e arc more "eotinL-^Fic i"' than people in towns 200 u' ;! )0 miles. ou&lt; The horse an&lt;3 smky, for in stance, is still more widely in i:sc b'jn than in most country towns, whif! many tradesman cling to tim old and sure method in delivering Uitir goods. In other ways, oi course, we have city hubits. Wo have, moreover, a distinct advan tage o\er the waff-back resident, in that iocal prices here are on a par with tilt city, and -jn an avrrav.e arc 10 to 20 per cent, cheaper than out ht'fk This does not apply in the ruse o&lt; bread, mea*:, eggs and butler, which are about the same tho Ttaie over.
GRANVILLE COUNCIL COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
GRANVILLE COUNCIL COMMITTEES. The following wore cleeted to the various Committees at the last meet ing of the Granville Council:-Fin ance: The whole council; works: The whole council; general purposes, the whole council; health, the whole council; band, the whole council: park, Aldermen Bowden, Patten, Adams, Baldock and the Mayor (ex officio); town hall, Aldermen Field ing, Stanton, Epps, Townsend, and the Mayor (ex-officio); sewerage, Aldermen Fleck, Stanton and the tesyw.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
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SUGGESTIONS FOR "THE BIZ." [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
SUGGESTIONS FOR "THE BIZ." IVc arc pleased to note the in terest being taken in "The Biz" Newspaper, and to thank those who have gone to the trouble of making suggestions-verbal and written for the paper's further improvement. We can assure our friends that we are very wide awake with regard to all the matters mentioned, and are making arrangements to at once place the paper on a better footing with regard to Its new service. We have been fortunate in secumig the services of Mr. E. M. Howard as out side representative, and he will make regular calls at all places possible in the area where "The Biz" Newspaper circulates, to secure news itmes, ad vertisements and orders for job printing. "We trust that the support accorded will warrant our continuing in this direction. For the informa tion of old customers,'we might men tion that we have been able to retain the services of Mr. Alfred Johnston, who knows their requirements in job printing, and we trust the contin uance of their patron...
Smithfield Honor Roll (To the Editor of "The Biz"). [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
Smithfield Honor Roll (To the Editor of "The Biz"). Sir,-It is pleasing to see that the disgraceful condition of the so-called Roll of Honor in the Smithfield Park has brought forth comment from the Returned Soldiers' Association. Ac cording to a rccent issue of "Biz" the Fairfield Council has had a re port on the matter from its engineer to the effect that re-lettering is re quired. It is high time that a perma nent list of the men who enlisted from this district was installed in the Council Chambers or some other suitable position. Let the readers of "Biz" peruse the following extract from vol. VI of Sir A. Conan Doyle') History of the Great War, and surely nothing: less than marble or bronze will be considered appropri ate. The list, by the way, is in need of revision. It may be desirable to add to it, and certainly several should be omitted. -Yours, ctc. S. H. FULLER. Smithficld, December 24, 1928. Prom Conan Doyle's "History of the Great War," Vol VI: "Immediately after this ba...
ADVT. CONTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
ADVT. CONTRACTS. We would advise clients who wish to suspend their contracts, that this is not practicable. After the term contracted for has expired, the advt. may be withdrawn. But we do not undertake to reinsert later at the same rate-a fresh contract is necessary.
Wetherill Park. NOTES AND DOINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
Wetherill Park. NOTES AND DOINGS. Wetherill Park was crowded out on Saturday night, December 22, the big vent being the children's Xmas tree and party. There were over 150 children and about 200 adults pres ent from a 11 parts of the district. The committee of the local Progress and Citizens' Association held a number of euchre parties during the past few months, and in this way gathered in a large sum of money to finance a Xmas tree. The result was a wonderful success. Every kiddie in the district received some toys. And as for the tea, cakes, scones, lollies, fruit, etc., there was enough for twice the number pres ent. It was a glorious night, and the smiling, happy faces told their own tale. The Xmas tree was a grand sight, and was decorated with bal loons which were afterwards given to the children. At the same time the prizes won at the school were presented by the president, in the unavoidable absence of Mr. Dains, the schoolmaster. To a number of the older children of the dis...
Rechabites. FAIRFIELD TENT NO. 149. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
Rechabites. FAIRFIELD TENT NO. 149. The last meeting in 1928 of Fair field Tent, I.O.R., was held in the Protestant Hall on Tuesday, Dec ember 11, when a wire was received from the District Chief Ruler, Bro G. H. Mayer, who received a warm welcome. The election of officers for the half year resulted as follows: Chief Ruler: Bro. C. R. Harvey. Deputy Ruler: Sister D. McClin tock. Past Chief Ruler: Bro. G. McLin tock. Secretary: Bro. Beck. Treasurer: Bro. Upton. Writing Steward: Bro. R. McLin tock. Money Steward: Sister Le Mas surier. Visiting Steward: Bro. Upton. Lcvite: Bro. J. Weston. Guardian: Bro. T. Proctor. Auditors: Bros. Renny, R. McLin tock and Frost. The experience of the I.O.R. is an exceedingly strong argument in favour of total abstinence from all alcoholic liquors, as the benefits are very much higher than any other society while, the contributions are no higher and in some cases lower than others. This proves beyond any doubt that total abstience does reduce sickness a...
BETTER STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
BETTER STREETS. No matter how loyal one might wish to be, the resident in these parts cannot but admit that many of the streets are in a bad state of disre pair. No doubf; the aldermen have a serioUB problem in road maintenance, but wb hope for iuprovtement wh n 6fet Inftf th%ir fclErfiie.
DOUBLE OFFENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
DOUBLE OFFENCE. A man who was before the Parra matta Court on Wednesday morn ing, evidently believes in the old saying that one may as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb. He was locked up on Xmas evening on a charge of indecent behaviour, and when his name was called on Wed nesday, appeared befor the Magis trate in such a drunken condition that he had to be locked up again, Now thefre are two charges -against him.
CRICKET. S. D. COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
CRICKET. 5. D, COMPETITION. The Southern District Cricket As sociation will, continue the competi tion matches on Saturday, January 6, 1929. Following arc the fixtures and umpires for that date. , A. GRADE. Ingleburn v Liverpool at Ingle burn (Messrs Jago and Bamicoate). Guildford v Campbelltown, at St. John's Park (Messrs. Scott and Hatch). St. John's Park a bye. B. GRADE 1st Division. Cabramatta, v Fairfiefild Juniors, at Cabramatta (Messrs. Vose and Strange). Guildford v Ingleburn, at Canley Vale (Messrs. Bowtell and Ramsey). Fairfield West v Canley Vale at Fairfield West (Messrs Tickner and Bridgement), B. GRADB, 2nd Division. Ionic v Wetlicrill Park at Fairfield (Messrs. Clarke-Bruce and Mc Intyre). Liverpool v Glenfield at Liverpool (Messrs. Donnan and Goninan). Lansdowne v Campbelltown at Campbelltown (Messrs Tinker and Sullivan). Umpires please note . change of ground. Next association meeting will be held on Thursday, January 10, at 8 p.m. All delegates arc requested to att...
Gimcrack Club Toast. LORD DEWAR AS SPEAKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
i^i. iiijiii" !4 U.U '! _ . . -. *s*.' 'v >'??.,V - ? 'V Gimcrack Club Toast. LORDDEWAR AS SPEAKER. When The Black Abbot won the Gimcrack Stakes for Lord Dewar, tile honour due to the winning owner to make the principal speech at the annual dinnerof the Gimcrack Club, London, could not have fallen into a worthier .mouth. For Lord Dewar is king of epigrammatic and aphor istic speech. , It wee easy, to envisage , the suc cess Lord Dewar would have in the role. Hie wit-has become his out standing characteristic to the pres ent generation, even though it knows him so well as millionaire dis tiller, sportsman, racehorse owner, big game hunter, and in other spec tacular capacities. He is the king of after-dinner speakers. So all looked forward to the 1928 Gim crack dinner as likely to producc a sprightly utterance, and none was disappointed. Lord Dewar mentioned the intro duction of the totalisator, saying: "I have an idea that the 'tote' will not be heralded to our racecourses on a ti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 5 January 1929
P. G. TANNER TAILOR AND MERCER THE CRESCENT, FAIRFIELD Tel. Liv. 259M . Phone UW 8241 Rowell's Builders' Suppliers & Timber Merchants Granville Ironmongery, Paint, and Galvanized Iron Stores. MERCHANTS and IMPORTERS Everything Required in Building H. BELLENGER FOR VALUE COOL DRINKS AND ESKIMO PIES The Crescent, Fairfield L.H. HUBBLE Builder STATION STREET, FAIRFIELD ESTIMATES AND PLANS SUPPLIED FINANCE ARRANGED Agent for Australian Mutual Fire Insurance Company Phone: Liv. 205 Victoria Hotel, Smithfield (Under New Management) (Late of Small's Hotel, Copmanhurst) Desires to notify that he has taken over the above Hotel, and solicits your esteemed patronage. A. E. BLADWELL None but the Best of Wines and Spirits and Beers Stocked WHEN IN SMITHFIELD, CALL IN All the Latest Sporting News.by Wireless Lansdowne School of Arts A Free Dance EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT Good Music Small Charge for Refreshments Subscriptions Now Due G. W. BANKS Acting Sec. JOHN BERRY SURGEON DENTIST (By Exam....