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THORNLEIGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
THORNLEIGH. The Faust Family of Bellringers gave an enjoyable entertainment the other evening, the following programme being rendered before a good house : — Overture (piano) ' Melange ' ; selec tions on the bells by the company; comic songs, ' Luxuries ' and ' Bug gins,' Mr. Eugene Faust ; duet, ' Eng land and Ireland's Own,' Misses Rosie ana vaiey r aust ; cornet solo, ' La Cavatina,' Her von de Mehden ; absurdities, Mr. Eugene Faust; can tella dance (with tambourine), Miss Alberto ; comic duet, ' Mrs. and Mr. Malone,' Faust Bros. Piano overture ; commedietta, ' The Story of a Kiss,' Miss Daisy and Mr. Eugene Faust; contortion act, Miss Rosie Faust ; dummy clown Victorina : musical act, Her von de Mehden ; song and dance, ' I'm going to meet my true love,' Miss Alberto ; burlesque musical act, the brothers Faust ; pantomimic sketch, ' The school days of Nicholas Nickleby,' company.
The Masonic Ball, Albert Hall. "SIR WALTER SCOTT," [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
The Masonic Ball, Albert Hall. ?' SIR WALTER SCOTT,' 'Twas a chilly evening, just the night for a jolly dance when the Masons ot ' Sir Walter Scott ' Lodge, Granville, with their fair partners on their arms, smilingly greeted their guests at their Annual Ball, at the Granville Albert Hall, on the 12th mat. rsro. orrnge Dower, cue consistent member of the oraft who now sits in the wise Sing's seat when ' Sir Walter Boott ' lodge-men meet for instruction, and refreshment, was there ; supported by his officers or the majority of them. The frank face of Bro. Scarborough met the guest at ? ?- the portal ; and a smile there, m every case proved a hearty welcome and a prelude to a night's undimmed en joyment. The Grand March at 8.80 p.m. was a magnificent sight : and it was directed by Wor. Bro. Gill, that hero of a thousand similar functions, and the Master of Ceremonies (Bro. Range). The march was witnessed by scores of Granville and Auburn residents, from the baloony ; and, had the ligh...
GRANVILLE ELECTORATE GRANVILLE. POSTAL & TELEGRAPH ARRANGEMENTS. OFFICE HOURS, ETC. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
GRANVILLE ELECTOBATE. GRANVILLE POSTAL & TELEGRAPH ARRANGE MENTS. office nouns, etc. The Granville Post Office is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ; Telegraph Office from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ; Money Order Ojfice and Govern ment Savings Bank from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ; on Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. for receipt of deposits only. Mails arrive from Sydney 8.6, 1.6, 5.6, and 9.80. Malls close 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).
Sporting. THE TURF. ROSEHILL RACING CLUB. JULY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
Sporting. THE TURF. BOSEHILL RACING CLOT. Jdly Mkktiuq. - The July meeting of the above Club was witnessed by & vast concourse of patrons of the turf, the weather being beautifully fine. The co one and its surroundings, perhaps, never looked better ; and the officials catered for the pnblio in first-class style. The secre tary (Mr. O'Mara), was at his post, and no hitch whatever occurred during the meeting. \ Results: — 0RASvtLi-E Stakes, 50 Sovs. — Sis furlongs. _ Hon. W. A. Long'B Witchery, Get 9lb (H. . Cook) ? 1 * H. C. Hughes' Silvertone, 7st 21b (R. Han-its) 2 ^ H. Harvey's Steward, 7st 1111b (Parker) . . 8 . Won easily. Time, Imin. 17sec. v- Steeplechase— About 2£ miles. J. G. Booth's Tupara 9st fllb (Death) . . 1 Dargin and Keys' Gladstone, 9st (Mug gridge) ? 2 8. Fox's Blacktracker, 9st 51b (Phillips) . . 3 Won by four lengths. Time, 5min. 41£ sees. Flying Handicat.— 6 furlongs. P. Moore's Lieutenant, 7st 8lb (H. Fielder) 1 H. Bayner's Aurea, 7st 61b (Luckman) .. 2 ...
CARLINGFORD Alleged Illegal Detention. A VERDICT OF NOT PROVEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
CARLINGFORD Alleged Illegal Detentioc. A VERDICT OF NOT PROVEN. At the Parramatta Police Court on Monday last, before Messrs. Edw.irds and Harper, Georgv Keniwell of I'ar lingford, proceeded against Hubert Doanan for illegally detaining n hay mare, his property. Mr. .Jhonson ap peared for complainant, Mr. Mcintosh for defendant. Complainant said he lent tne animal to a man named Duffield to come into town to see about some work; he was to return bv 7 o'clock ; it was a fact that some few days ago, after taking proceedings, he bail been offered £4 to stay further liti gation ; he had had to p.iy at McDonald's hotel to release the horse and trap ; he was not on gootd tfrms with defendant. George Duffield deposed he borrowed the horse in question, with trap and harness, from complainant ; he drove into Parramatta and left the mare and vehicle at McDonald's hotel about 5.80 p.m. ; he saw defendant there, he was in the yard ; nothing was said ij.iu t the animal ; when he returned at 0.30...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
gENSATION IN THE TAILORING. McDONALD^TAILOEING COMPANY (E. McDONALD, the Well-known Cyclist, Manager), Late of KING-STREET, SYDNEY, Has Commenced Business at CHURCH -STBEET, PARRAMATTA, Near Lennox Bridge. BUITB may be obtained at LOWEST PRICES (FOR CASH) Or on TIME PAYMENT, to Suit Customers. MACINTOSHES A SPECIALITY, 7/6 deposit. Balanee at 2/6 per week. SUITS, £1 Deposit ; Balance, 6/- per week. A First-class Sydney Cutter Engaged. CYCLISTS dealt with on SprciA
THE GIPSY'S. DAUGHTER. CHAPTER IV,—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
THE GIPSY'S . . . . DAUGHTER. CHAPTER IV, — (Continued.) & - Ah, the Lady of the Gate 1' he t cried; 'what is the matter with that wretched little dog? I never heard a fc* puppy do 80 much yelping in a given $4- tune. ' ' ' He'a the worst dog I ever saw in !'* my life,' cried Bose. ' It won't learn fe* i its letters. Here for half-an-hour I've been ttying to make it learn, and it : merely twists to get away from me, the r stupid thing. t, * It is stupid to try to get away from J yoa ' said Sir Victor, seating himself on convenient stump. 'If you must teaoh, try your hand on me. Dogs & can't learn.' §£,?.' * Oh, indeed they, can I They can j-. learn to yelp, once for A and twice for ^ B, and so on.' H** -? 'What a prolonged yelping it will i he, when they get to Y or Z,' said Sir Victor, and then they both burst into a peal of -laughter. L Victor had never heard a girl laugh ^ in silveiy chimes like this. The widow smiled, the Ladies Fairleigh rippled out tr a ie n 'l...
Select Poetry. IF IT WERE TRUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
V / Select Poetry. IF IT WERE TfiUE. If it vrere really true that you arc living — You whom my soul has always loved the best — Could you not come to me once more, forsivinp, And lay your head ug.iin upon my breast ? If*I had known how sadly I should grieve you— ; fiiji J hnd only known it was the Inst — There's nothing in the world had made me leave you ; And now, dear bonrt, the tender dream is past. Can yon not see how 1 have missed you, dearest; How I regret I ever gave you pain ; How even then I held you first and nearest ? O lore, if yoo could only come again. I would be kinder to you ; I was fretful ; Life had so much that was too hard to bear ; I did not understand how — self-forpetfol — Your love had tightened every pain or care. We grow too sure of those who never give ns A single anxious thought — they are our own ; I did not dream that death would dare to rob me, Until I found my priceless treasure gone. As we so oft have watched the changing skies ; I wonder if this ten...
STEADY, PARRAMATTA! [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
STEADY, PARBAMATTA! The great fight between tho two new political parties in Parramatta has at last begun. The New is face to face with the Old. As to which will go under, there can hardly be at this part of the electioneering term, a doubt. The people have the right to chose (free from dictation, free from all bull dozing) : out tnere is nuie aouot tnat their decision will be in tavour of gallant, hardhitting, democratic Youth : in favour of the political rights of the voters of New South Wales, of the men who object to be spurned into misery and darkness again by Monopoly, John Danes, and Intrigue, the men who ask undiluted political liberty for themselves and their Bons and their sons' sons to all generations, the men who desire — and will have — that the earth's opportunities shall be free to all who deserve such blessings, and the country's taxation shall be distributed equitably. To win the battle, the local men who believe in democracy and liberty, and a brave clean politicia...
OPEN COLUMN. UNITED WE WIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
OPEN COLUMN. UNITED WE WIN. Sir,— Oblige by putting in these fow lines, by way of protest ngainst the un grateful and suicidal policy or opiKisinj;, t in the coming election, old n:-\ii!v-i-* who slonfl faithful ill the hour of 1n:il. If men are protectionists, llit y will, of course, use all their intiuence L-t s';i-l back to rurliami'ut opponents of Mr. Reid's policy, lively roan prufesiing to be a Government supporter, or uliat, just now, is the same thing — a Free trader, Land Value Taxer. and C'oiisti tional Reformer, who divides the Liberal vote, is an enemy to the cause, and is j helping the foe. Division means weak ness, and perhaps, defeat of the f;roat cause. United, a loyal victory is. 1 be lieve, certain. Federation is a creat -juestion. I am an ardent federation- j ist, but am not quite foolish enoii^'li to be led away from the main issue of this appeal to the people by the cry of men who are using the cry of federation to cheat us out of much-needed reforms. Federation...
"ASSEMBLY" BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
' ASSEMBLY ' BALL. On Friday evening, 12th inst., an enjoyable event wns this month's ' Assembly ' dance at Parramatta Town Hall. The music was mag nificent : and the floor being in good him. the ball was as great a suecesa us any previous function of its kind. A numlter of beautiful gowns wire noticed. Among the ladies were : Mesdaiues Todhuntfr, Uodenham, Lamb, Pur chase and Von Amhcini ; Mrs. Forsyth (Manly); Mrs. Belbridgc (Penrith); Mrs. H. Levien, who wore a dress of pink silk; the Misses Wilson (2), in white silk; the Misses lodhuntcr (2); Miss Lamb, black and green sleeves ; Miss C. E. Lamb, red liberty silk ; Miss C. Lamb, white and mauve ; Miss Horner, pink ; Misses King (2) of Gran ville, in black and white respectively ; Miss E. McKcnzie; Miss Weston, white; Miss Perry, yellow silk; Miss Bella Smith, red liberty silk; Miss Hall, yellow moire silk ; Miss Clare Budge, blue satin and red bow; Miss Lilian Jhonson, pink; Miss Bodenhatu; Miss Rich ards.
PARRAMATTA POUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
PARRAMATTA POUND. ' Would it not,' says a correspondent (writing re the Parramatta Pound), ' he more humiinc on the part of the Council to turn impounded animals into Delmorc l'avk.' There they could obtain shelter (under the ornamental trees) from this bitterly cold winter. Perhaps, too, they would benefit the Park in some respects.'
DEATH OF MR. T. HOWELL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
DEATH OF MR. T. HOWELL. On Monday last, Mr. T. Howell, senr., of Darcv-street, succumbed to an illness from which he had been suffering for several months. Mr. Howell, who was in his sixtieth year at the time of his death, was one of the oldest resi dents of Parramatta. He was for many years a prominent and useful member of the various temperance societies, the local Orange Lodge, etc. He leaves three sons— Messrs. C., E., and G. Howell. His two sisters (Mesdames Moody and Payten) also reside in town. The deceased gentleman suffered greatly from, asthmatic complaints, which enfeebled his constitution considerably of late years. Iiis reuiAins were interred in St. John's otd cemetery on Wed nesday — Rev. R. Rook officiating. The funeral procession was headed by the lorlgr.s with which Mr. Howell had for t-o long been asso ciated.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
AHCHDEADON GUNTHER expressed two larger ideas at the last Committee meeting of tbe Pomunfttta Hospital on Wednesday. One was that our district folk were beginning to forget, evidently, the good work done by the institution. He thought the number of cases treated, and the relief given could hardly be known ; otherwise, the monetary support received by the Hospital would be very much larger than it is at present. These views should be thought over by all persons who desire to do their duty by their fellows. THE second suggestion made by the rev. gentleman had reference to the appoint ment of a District Nurse— a lady to go round and minister to the Sick-Toom needs of our aged poor, and others similarly placed. There is much to be said for the proposal ; but the grave question in connection with it is, I whether or not it would lead to an injury to i the financial resources of the Hospital itself. I Some such scheme, carried out, by self j denying women as a distinct effort, might be I ...
The Duties of Regimental Bauds. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
The Dnties of Regimental Bauds. It would be interesting to know how ' far the duties of Regimental Bands ex tend, and what the publio are entitled to expect from a company maintained at the. publio expense. We are not among those who. believe ? overmuch in the expenditure of money on military displays ; but for that very reason we claim .that the few occasions that pre ^tihenLBel vea whenn\ilitary organiea ittoMOTijr,,' something in return for ithe |inonejr' ahoiild be availed of. Tbe pc4J^ ; jh^' a, right .to expect this — oam&dea-in-armi have a right to ex roct ithifr^-and military traditions estab lish Aright to cxpect this. A few days ^^/. ^oweyier,.* well-known and res Xecied - townsman of Parramatta, 3ir^y.-,-Miinpeted with the military! ^jgithj^tidns of the colony, wu .bome imilfail ' rites,' . lithe ; the force with which he was associated, is best known to the responsible officers. Why, if the Begimental Band could not play him to his grave, the permanently paid For...
The Coming Event [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
V. The Coming Event ^ To ni the second stage of the general «leption is entered upon in this district. ^nte?e§midates will, by to-night, have A . certain rough process of [?] [?] [?] that give the Britishers' enemy the worst feeling about the heart ; it is an unex cited people steadily voting — and doing nothing but voting — that makes the strong man of yesterday tremble. What then is this issue that we are tackling in a manner which (in view of our national traits) seems to bode so ill for the wrong side ? Merely this — Has the Upper House true ll(JUU iw U1UU& UUB WU1 U1 IUU eieCM3U House of representatives, and tarn that House out of doors 1 What is the ques tion of the personality of a representa tive in view of this struggle for the right of self-rule ? Looking over the history of the Par liamentary Session of 1894 -5, we see that which calls on us all to move to purpose on the one way. Strip the nil est. inn tn iifict* nalrtulnaaa and if Ko. comes 14 Oligarchy v. Humani...
FUNERAL OF MR. A. PAYTEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
FUNERAL OF MR. A. PAYTEN. The funeral of Mri A. Payten, J.P. (to whose death reference was made in our last) took place en Saturday, 18th inst. The corUpe in cluded some 40 or 60 vehicles, together with a large number who followed on foot. Amongst those in attendance were most of the leading mamstrates of the distriot. including the Mavor. I Mr. C. J. Byrnes, and Aid. H. Taylor, J. Taylor, «hd B. Harper, Mr. D. O'Reilly ; the fellow elders of tne deoeased (Messrs. N. Stewart, J. TValker and J. Symonds), and the 'Other ofSce-ueaFdrs the Church,* the Ven. , Archdeacon Gunther, Rev. T. S.Forsaith, Bev. .J. Hacarthur, Bev. R. Jaokson (of Granville) «ad others. . |The Rev. J. Paterson conducted the ^ «eranonW, ftnd «t the close of the ;ser?ioe. dellitee^^m in^p^snve ^address, and ttojgapjH Jffwa '/ wwrtaadered fry; V'\: ' -
"LAPSED" RATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 20 July 1895
' LAPSED ' RATES. Mr. Bad bourne, at last meeting of Parra matta Council, applied (through his solicitor— Mr. C. E. Byrnes) for a .release from obligation in respect of certain rates, which it was not possible, he oontended,fortheCouncil to recover from him. The Council sent the whole matter of such rates-accounts over to the Finance Committee.