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Serious Charge against the Inspector [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

I Serious Charge against the Inspector I At the 'last meeting, of - vibe /Mairiclmllo Counoil; a letter waa'rai^from Mr/C^rridki complaining that t.H-» prosecutor: (Mrl. Fall) iff a nuisaqco base rec6btly^heud ih the Newtown Police ..Court,* ;iri. wb'iofi , be , waft fined, had, through l animus/and' Kcal, promised to pay Is; 6d per ' Hour to a_ .witness for the defence, oh condition - that he should not attend to give cvjdcrice. Alderman Chisbolm thought that this statement should bo sifted, in jbstice.to the inspector, whom ho had always cossidered to be a most energetic and useful, oncer. - He moved that the matter be investigated by the Mayor and Alderman Graham. Alderman Graham cotisidcred .that, the charge amounted to a criminal .- one of bribery and .corruption. He moved that. the letters and report should be handed to the ' Inspentor, aa^e had requested, iii order that , he might take steps to clear hiB character. ; Alderman M'Coy seconded thiB motion. If the statement is tr...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Gossiping Corner. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

Gossiping Corner. ?-. The wave of brutal outrages on defence less women and young children, which a short time ago so suddenly raised its hideous crest above the.tolernbly calm snr faice oFbur national morality, sickening all bnt-divels, still continues .its devastating conrBo ^almost unchecked— Sydney ana Melbourne have ' already suffered from its ravages, while Adelaide and Brisbane are eveh now shuddering with dread anddis snst at its approach. We can-hardly take tip a newspaper without seeing one or more of these terrible cases, gangs of fiends in human shape violently assaulting some helpless woman, and 'after* with more or less of illtreatment, having satis fied ^heir basc passions, leaving their, poor victim', diifferiag, j injured, often dying, ex posed to the night air, and to the chanoe help of some good Samaritan. The punish ment for this speoies of crime is death, when was the. last white man. hanged for rape? I place 'white man' in italio so that I may not have one or t...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Iron Cove Bridge. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

, : Iron Cove Bridge. . Following up ,tho result of tlie several .deputations whiblijwaited iupon 'the'Miriis- ter of Works re the cohstructibn of a swing opening in the above bridge, Mr. Garrard, M.P., reminded Mr. Wright of his promise . to. 1 visit 'tbe locality, and according the Minisiter made an appointment for. last Monday. In company with Messrs. Garrard, Hutchin cmri TTamm/vHJ D T- ? i «r * . j T ? ? -oArion, ms.Ij.a., and tl?e Mayors of Leiohhardt and; Five Dpok, he visited tlie Bridge and Iron Cove Bay in a launch, ? After an inspection of the cove the Minister was greatly impressed by the large amount of water frontage available, and seemed to see the justioe of the request made by the . municipalities I1?.t1reafe-*' I4 was considered that the Birkenhead side of the bridge would be the best place to construot the swing, as the deptu of water is suitable and it would provide a straight course for vessels. A large stone pier will have to be orected for tue pivot of the swi...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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MEETING OF RATEPAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

MEETING OF. RATEPAYERS. A meeting by requisition to the Maydr (Alderman John Young) was bad last Tncaday evening to coriaidcr .tbe advisability of petitioning Parliament to have the district, represented in the Legislative Assembly. Mr.' W. Wragg moved the first resolution, namely, 'That the importance of this distriot, m regard to its extent and population, demands a more complete representation in Parliament than can oe obtained under the present QVfitnm ' Alftflttman IViiIam nn/inM/1nd 4lin H motion, remarking on tho absence of their J members, Mr. Garrard, M.L.A. Alder || man Davison endorsed the remarks of Aid Si ermop (l'aylor and said ' they must peg away ' IS todothebcstforthomunioipality. Thcex-Mayor P (Mr. Pritchnrd, in an energetic spuuch, said that Leichhnrdt was entitled to a member and. M he would do hiB best to secure ono. Mr. Neil || next moved, ' That a petition be prepared £| for presentation to Parliament, sotting forth If the previous resolution, and praying that...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Correspondence. WISDOM AND JUSTICE V. DRY EARTH CLOSETS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

Correspondence. WISDOM AND JUSTICE V. DRY EARTH CLOSETS. TO THE EDITOB; 1 Sir, — Will you be kind enough to pub lish die following ? I iee by our Council meeting, held on jNoyember 18th, that the members propose -to aict1 very unwisely and unjust in two respects,1 yiz., lBt. charging sixpence per week for each pan or bucket, 2nd. withdrawing the night carts , where non-payments are made. I would ask the members of this Council in the first place, isit juBt and honest to charge twenty-six; shilling iper year for three of four rooms, when the amount is only charged for H twelve or fourteen rooms ; I say it is am i| injustice to the poor people of Balmain. '4 It reminds ineivery much of ' the Govern ment a little while back proposing to raise , H the duty on tea,' and' take it off the beer' si Secondly, not emptying the buckets where m payments liave not oeen made. There are H plenty of people in Balmain . who will || empty the soil ' in' their yards, and others who do not'oare whether...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Concert in School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

Concert in School of Arts. On Monday , evening last a^eoncert was held- »m. the' nhbve 'hall'' ip aid of St.- r 'Augustine's , , ,Scho-l( Fund, r The ahdienee' was not so large ' as those which usually attend, the concerts held in connection with the church, but that, no doubt, .is 'to ; be' accounted' for by the bois terous state of the weather. A really, good programme had been Spared,' b'rit it was jConwderably .marred . by the apology for a !pJanb ; provided by the committee ef the ball. It wns 1 the singers 'to kriop ' time with's'uch music' dinning .in their ears, and was a trulv painfijl task for tho accompanist. Tho programme, a long' 'one, was somewhat .shortened tbrongh a lady. ^ amateur'- and Messrs. Callinan and Moody failing to keen their appointments. Possibly the bad piano was tho cause. Tlie best song of tbe 1 evening .^as 'V.Tho Bonny. ^ills.oVScot landj'i sung s J»y } Mwa 0'Brien, 'although in another clasB of singing— serio comic— Miss Ahearn was a decided snccess...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28. (Before Mr. W. Johnstone, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

Friday, Noveuiiir 28, (Before Mr. W.Johnstone, S,M.) ; John Flew was ctyrgifd. by Richard Copland w-UhTtteahijga dog vab^d sat ^20. The^caso was adjourned till l/ith UecL'ml'pr in order to allow witnesses to appeni' for tlie priifecutioii. , R., U.urnett was.tiuccl os ,!p being drunk, - haviirgrii filthy/ mivr closct. With-Inuvn, ns the uia^istratc co;iK'ilero.l it was uccRsury to have corroborative cvidcnco from neighbours. . Same w, W. Da}' for neglecting; to creot a boarding round building in Darliag-Btrcot, Fined 40s and 2os costs, . Snine v-: F.'Sliopiieid 'for' having filthy ,,ro I Defendant pleaded guilty and was fined ? UOsandjBs Cos's. i f'l t O ; Eliza Peters v. R. Copland for using insul \ ting words. Dismissed. .

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Escape from Drowning. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

. J. ? _I. ?CiJ'J.AX'. Esoape from Drowning. ; s -i ne pleasure ' of - 'an afternoon's ' fishinc S-a®. I£d?.,Bed in by some taehib'ei's oHho Half Holiday Association, novices in boat mg, last Wednesday, arid they will long remember the enjoyable (?) .swim they had: Our friends (two in number) started away full of enthusiasm,. and .procuring a boat, with a youth ' to hblp 'them manage w*' ^9? tbe, fishing ground', off Wneht'a Pninf. . tR* ? *' ? ,,,, r. ' . . rrr- '* '(?.''f *'v,er, una on arrival ' lowered 'al 'stone^ bf considerable size over the side in/place of akedge anchor, ihings went happily, and they, gloried over the pleasures of their weekly half holiday, hauling m somq ;splepdid bream to the «ine OP Wei ocean wave and alter filling their /baskets with fish they endeavoured ' together 'to haul up their impromptu kedge to the same tune as they had .the fish,, when-'lo, behold; \the' rope broke, and the next that was seen of Messrs. , .; ,r— was their bopts . stick ing up ab...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

SUPPOBT THE LOCAI, MAN, Native of the District, who has always spent his money in your suburb. . ^ '?J'O-II'fJ' JE3L* HU Z9F TP INTENDS TO DISPOSE; OF £3000 WORTH OF BOOTS & SHOES AT A SLIGHT ADVANCE ON THE IMl'OKTKD PRICES. J H. HUNT, imports. alUhis Goods direct fr-im 'the licst niauufost'arcrs'.in London, I'aris and Austria, and having No Rent to pay, nbr offlue expensesrWd'Vontent with Small Pitoi'iTS. pliioes him in a position lo SELL CHEAPEH THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE IN BAL AIN OR SYDNEV. ^ . .. . „ * . , ; - ? ?' Gent's Elastic Boots; Cs per pair ; Gent's Shoes (sawn), 0» Od per pair ; Jlens Kip JJlucher Boots, Js . 9d per pair ; Youth's Kin Bluchor Boots/is «d per pair; Meii's High Leg Lace Bcots, 7s Gdper pair ; Maids Strong Elastic Boots, 4s Cd pur pair ; Girl's and Boys' Elastic Boots 3s, 3s 3d, 3s Gd per pair ; Gent's Slippers, 5 to 10, Is per pair. . .... ALL. KINDS .OF BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO ORDER. Wokkmanshiri and Fit Guaranteed. : Kepaibs Neatly ;.Executed. PL MA...

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Balmain Progress Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 November 1884

Balmain Progress Committes. I . usnai meeting of the above was held on Thursday evening, at Halfnight's auctiop. room, l^tullenB-stre'of. ' Mr. Cox ocoipied the chair; ahd; th'ere Was a full attendance of members. ; , The principal business brought up for uiscussion was the proposed changes in tlio dry-earth system.. The members were tOtAllv nnnntAil Hf- ? ?_ ? . ^ w VXJO lu^ur e proposal to increase the rate to 6d. per bucket from a-,» WW8;: ''Snqh; a. ;charge was .considered exorbitant, as ( , the . council- would at present make a profit from the rate' if the owners 1' of property were compelled to pay up.: The meeting adhered to! the proposal made on a previous occasion, that it would the Con fraotors to/colleot the rate iri-payment? for 1 .ipjpeotor . of , nuisances would then only be required to look after tlie' cleanliness ofthe borough in a manner tliat would prevent all nuisances. . The very careless way in which the contractors do then: work of emptying ithe closets, leavi...

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BALMAIN BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

BALMAIN BOWLING CLUBi ' The' following players have been selected to play at'Parramiitta, to 'represent this', Club against tho Rose Hill' Club:— Afessrs. Toogood,: Brodcrick,. Long, Hawkins, Johnson, Dal rymple, Aldernian Burns, Read, Grant, Ross, Perdriau and Jervis. —

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

Sporting. ( Secretaries: of rowing, bicycle, bowiiilR, football; and other clubs are requested to send in reports of miktcbea for public ition in this column not later than Wednesday.] A Mr. W. F. Sutton rode from London to Edinburgh in 3 days 9 hours. He travelled 230 'miles the first 24'h'ours.T ' V*' ; ; The English Eleven beat the Cumberland team of 18 by 9 wickets. The new Land Bill in resulting in the removal of several enthusiastic oarsmen from^ Sydney. utfuivivr On November 22nd, the Our Boy's C. C. (junior) met the Albert C. C. and defeated ; them by 27. Tho scores iwerc-r-Our rjoys^oi J, Brown 19, top scorer.' 'Alberts' '~'27i»HV ane--'8,; top scorer. The same club, 011 Saturday last,' met the Primrose C. C. and defeated them by . 57. The son. 8 were— Priniio'sc 17, ami Our. Boys 74, J. Slowy IS, and Brown 10, top scorers. ~ Federal v Pyrmont Clyde?, won by 'lie form er by an inninps tV 23 runs. Hill 31 & Byrnes 9 being the highest scores, ltickctls&' Tye e...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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(Before Mr. G. F. W. Addison, S.M.) WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

(Before Mr. G. F. W. Addison, S.M.) Wednesday, December 3 . Philip Connell, for being drunk, -was. fined 10s. i :? r,' , ? Robert Yeend and Edward Finch, two-boyal ?f 13 and 14 yearsrospectively, .wero charged with stealing from the Public fc'choof, near the Pigeon Gi*6uhd,' 180 ; school books. 2 rulers, 2 boxes flla'c pencils arid holders, b'or of chalk, packet nf stationery and envelopes, a bell, basket; sot of drawing cards, and several other small items, the property of the N. S. W. Go vernment. The boys pleaded guilty. The niagiBtrato ttated that ho was unwilling to aeau »ue uuya iu (jnui, iu uunsequencc ot incir youth, and suggested the withdrawal of the present case, and that a fresh information should be laid under tlic Industrial Schools Act, with a view to their being sent to the Vernon. Frank Street, charged with offending against ?decency, was fined 20s nnd 2s Gd costs. John D. Pirio, licensee of the .White Bay Hotel, wa9 fined £4 and 5s (id costs for Siiii :dayi trading...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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BALMAIN POLICE COURT. MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1881. (Before Mr. G. W. Addison, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

BALMAIN POLICE COURT. Monday, December 1, 1881. (Before Mr. G. W. Addison, S.M.) Robt, Hyland,' for being drunk and dis orderly, was fined 10s. John McHughan, for being drunk in Col-; legc-strect, was fined 6s. ' Small Debts. Elizabeth McDougal v. Alfred Crosky ; at tendance as nurse, 10a Cd. Verdict for amount, with 7s. Cd. costs. Fox and Son v. Hobbs ; goods, £7 lis. Od ; Verdictfor £7, with 5s; costs. W. F. Crawford v. Albury, junr j goods Bold. £3 3.1 4d. TYistmnnd till next Cnnrt. Same v. Wincot ; £1 9s 9d. ; verdict for Amount, with 5s. costs. W. W. Ncsbitt v. Jas. M. Robertson ; goods Bold, £2 lis. Id; verdict for amount, with 16s (id costs. J . ; , Same v. Jas. Beytie, goods) £2. Verdict for £1 10s with 5s costs. ' Same v. J. Hibbert ; goods, £1 5s 4d; ver dict for amount, with 5s. costs. : : J. A. Palmer v, McCrackcn ; 'meat sold, £6 lis 8{d ; verdict for amount, with 5s costs. Mrs. Downey v. Henry Bastain ; goods, jE3 lis lOd ; verdict for amount, with 5s Od costs. J. Ai P...

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Leichhardt. BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING. MONDAY, DEC, 1. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

Leichhardt. BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING. ' Monday, Disc, 1. ' . ' Present— The Mayor (Alderman J. Young) . with 1 Aldermen Davison, : Evans, . Hearn' Madge, Scott and Taylor ; nnd the Clerk (Mr Beames). .. . . MINUTES, i The minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. ' i . CORRESPONDENCE. ; From Mr. Clark, of the Anglo-Australian Investment .Company, informing Council that the contribution towards fencing the road on Ilclsarmel Estate will be paid when the work is commenced. J. ne Ulcrtc was instructed to inform Mr. Clark that the money must be paid in advance. From Mr. M'Namara, offering piecc of land on which the present Council Chambers stand for . the sum of £3000. — To receive attention at next meeting of Council. From Rlr G. EIHb, requesting use of room for evening classes. — The Council expressed regret at being unable to accede to this request. From the Under-Secretary of Public Works, informing Council that the question of build ing a swing in the Iron Covo Bridge had...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Suburban and General. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

Suburban and General The master bakers have formed an associa- j tion, and intend to appeal against the recent ] decision of the court re fancy bread. .Wc have been requested to state that the woman Elizabeth Alien, who attempted to drown ? herself last week, suffers from a brain disease, caused by epilepsy, and her husband did not illtrcat her. Alderman Buchanan says there are some people who would not wash their faces if they could avoid paying the water rale, vvnerc ao they live, not at Snails Bay ? The Foucart-street residents, will have to be content with the present state) of their street. They asked for it to remain as it is. E. Carroll, is the first batsman who has made a century in connection with the Bal main cricketers. Balling for the Waratabs, last Saturday, he made 101 not out. The present system of emptying dry-earth closets is likely to remain as of yore. The Mayor's proposal was rejected by the Council. An eye witness writes to say Miss Nichols' brother did not save...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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THE REFORMATORY QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

THIS REFORMATORY QUESTION Tiierb ik ' pcrlinps nV subject so difficult tp deri witn satisfactorily as the disposal if! ' of ^ yonng criminals, or those 'boye wlio are just on the border line of criminality. ? - It is one of those difficult problems which has engaged the minds: of benevolent i persons,.- and the rl)^st ^thinkers of the nee. ,We. have the Vernon where boys » -'ore 'trained for the sea, and 'it is notrat all likely the New South Wales Govern ment will abandon that vessel as one means of . dealing with the ' waifs and * ; strays ' of society._ Mr. Dibbs thinks ,if£tiife^i»)vctene vessel !migM1ji£brohght -(ii»ti) jEervice. in conjunction, .with tiie Vernon, ,in order to deal with the ques tioti. We have often tirged in ; our !.r9- plnmns that in New Sonth ..Wales; th^ jir».»at .want is a reformatory established' ? in connexion with agriculture, where. buys, might be taught tiie useful and hoiiltliv business of tilliuer the Boil. We . remember that Mr. Adderley, afterward...

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Christmas Cards. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

Christmas Cards. . ?Now ' that tlic great holiday festival is ap proaching .the .windows of .the . stationer's es tablishment's arc becoming gay with cards 3 (Mit'tiblo^'for thc'seasbn, and' they show 'what i great strides have been made during the past. I . i few. years in that particular, line. We have had an assortment forwarded to ns by Mr. W.' j J. Small, the well known stationer, of Bal main, an-J ior.Deauty ot aesign, combined wud cconomy- in 1 price they, cannot be beaten in Sydney. ' Almost every known flower' is r.c . .presented in the various cards. Judging by what wc have seen in ?the city and the speci - mens befprc fas' there will be no necessity for .. , lad» and;lassies going over the water to satisfy their, taslei, and as Mr. Small is sdiingthem at' prices janging 'fio-n 3d per packet of -a dozen and from a penny to 3s cash, tbe asso'tt . ment is sufficient to supply all wants.' Uo;w -. . they arc prodaccd for the money is what will pnzzle most adults, if they will ...

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THE STORY TELLER. FATE—A THEATRICAL ROMANCE CHAPTER III. CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

TOE STORY TELLER FAT E— A THEATRICA L , . ROMANCE ; : ' CHArTEB III. CONTISCED. (i»v A. HAKVEY.) ' I HAiim.Y cxpected you,'' she said, and ' ilre're was Driniislakably an ajritatrd sonnd !n lVcr voice ; I thought yon would bo . at tiie gardert party.' . «« And l.expccled to poeyon there.' ' '««liraB nfruid of knocking my self : tip. A greatdcol will depend on the acting to-niRlit.' ? ' Yes, and the weight falls on you. Perhaps yon were wise. But ; I w«c iliRnnnr ii t d : I left' its soon as I could. I want- d to sco you particularly to-day.' ' To rehearse that seme for tho last time. Yes, yes, Iknow,' -hesaid quickly. ' Bat don't yon tbink we have had enongli rehearsals ? I am afraid I mnst send you away almost dircctly. I must rest before I go down tothe theatre,' and she smiled playfully, thongh there were some uncertain notes in ber voice. . But Ellicott was not to be pot off so easily. ' What I want to say requires no re hearsing.' hesvid, in alow, tender voicc. (Wn rnti T mnl V...

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Current Items. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 6 December 1884

Current Items. cTii'k' resident^ of Foucart-etKe- have long been agitating for the formation of ; their ; street, which is^ certainly not a great -credit to Balmain,. and Alderman Hancock lias, during the past few weeks, been doing .his utmost to get the work passed by tne tjouncii. ino amiunt ot the tenders for the forming, however, so fiightened. his. brother Aldermen, tliaS Tin.the state of the finances, they. refused to accept any lender, and referred the matter back to the Aldermen of the Ward. Those gentlerpqn, on the prin .ciplc .that half a loqif j^^betier than aone at all, decided ih/ljt the middle portion of thii .street HlniiJ,) ho done, and. .'i - t\v - end* li'fi nil' I i. x_ .year. -That .v;i j.-Cwiiij j iVav.j b.-ii-i o ..'ried out had it -n.i fii'i tlio ,1-Ofcidents. petitioning C i.n. il; n'ur .the: whole of the street wMi ?j.i ,.; ojr.; . none at all. It ig stated ; .iiiu ilu'y sent /in that petition ; to* ? s.nvu,'-hon the hands of their Alder ^ijiipjmt thc Counci...

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