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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1885. (Before Mr. L. Yates, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

Wednesday, Jaxuaht 21, 1885. (Before Mr. L. Yates, 3.M.) Henrietta 'Asquith, for being iirnnk at.d dis orderly in Church-street, was fined 20s or seven ..days. ; Charles Orrell, for drunkenness, wft9 fined 10s. ? James Steadman, Henry Dubts, and Pat-, rick O'Kenncdy were charged with beliaviug: in a riotous manner in Wcston-street. Defen dants pleaded guilty and_3ictefinoH30a.ongh vViIliani uaswell, ' fOf riotous behaviour in Vincent-lane, was fined 10s, with 2s 6d' cost's, ? or 3 days. Geo. Colebrook, for allowing a goat to stray, was fined 5s, with'-2s 6d costs. : . Miehael Skeaban was summoned for : the support of his child in the Benevolent Asylum auu vvtts uruureu iu pay -ti per wee K ior Iweive months. . ^ - ? ; . , ; -, , !. William Edwards was 'charged with using obscene language in Stewart s'reet. He .pleaded guilty,, and .was fined 4Cs, with 4s lOd costs, or 14 days. Richard -..Munroe,' .the ''licensee of Jones', Family Hotel, Darling-street West, was charged with selling ...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

- - . CRICKET. ?- . !' The Five Dock and Clifton cricket clubs met on the former's ground on Saturday, i The match resulted in a draw. The- scpres; were — Five Dock 128i of which [Hi O'Brien made 38, and H. Mobob 22. 'The Cliftoris had' five: wickets down for 86, the top scorers beirig Baldock 41, and Lane 24, both not out.. A' cricket match was played at .Callcn: Park on Saturday, between the Asylum v. Nomad clubs . resulting in a win for the Asylum by 41 rims. The Asylum C.C. went first to tho wickets, against the bowling of Hiddleston and Bennett, and put together 61 runs, Baker - 13, Read 12, played well. The Nomads then went in, but made a poor stand only making 19 runB,.. owing to . the fine bowling , of Dr. Blaxlarid : and' W. Head .'.The Asylum C.C. 'went in again and- were:more: successful, put ting together - 81, Read and Barnes played well with 30 And. 17 respectively, punishing the Warwiok bowler, i -The - fielding of the. Asylum C.C. wa3 excellent. Beach has just receiv...

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 23. (Before Mr. L. Yates, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

Fjupay, Januarv 23; (Before Mr. L. Yates, S.M.) . Alice Smith, charged with , drunkenness, was let off without a fine on aocount of- its b«ing her first'offence and' as she ha'd been' imprir i ?oried since Wednesday; ' ; Margaret Storey arid Margaret Jackson, for j drunkenness in public thoroughfares, were' fined 5s and 10s respectively. Ah Moy was brought 'up on a charge of smuggling 1050 cigars from the steamer Zea landia, lying in theJFitzro'y Dook. Coflk^too Island. The Celestial was arrested in Cameron Street, Balmain with cigars in his possession. He. pleaded guilty, and was ordered to forfeit the goods and pay a fine of three times their 1 value, viz., £18, with 4s 10d' costs, or three :months. John paid his fine at once. . Inspector D. C. Robertson, of the- City Water; Supply Department, proceeded against W. Hulliday, Peter Wnllacc, Jas. A. Brodie and L. J. . Jung for allowing water to run to. waste. The first was fined 5s, and the others 00s, with os costs each. - ? We regr...

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Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

Sporting ? ijj Secretaries of rowing, bicycle, bowling, football, and [ oilier clubs are requested to send in reports of matches for publication in this column not later than Wednesday.] j

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Election Meetings. North Ward. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

£le^on JfeeUhgi ? Worth Ward; ? Mr . SanitjeJ Bf i Vadd fca'wd a ; public mceiin7 of from the bftlcony of the W*idryie\v.' On »'M6ndaiy: evonlhg, and. notwithatandina that ii nasty drisiiling rain | was falling qilt'\hc Iim', a large crowd ossein- I blod,'and undjet. cover of nmbrellas and top coats a very Mticnt hearing was jgiven to the candidate foe Jw position of representative of th6-NorthWafcfc; '. ;i L Mr. ' J. J6h(tS»one, sen., was' voted to the chair, and affcern few appropriate remarks he callea on mr, uriggs to speaK. i nai genne man gave a cohcise and intelligent description of the requirements of the ward, dealing with the main questions in a manner . similar to his speech' at the Bridge Hotel, West End, which we reported' in our last issue. After referring to ? the questions of Water Supply and Gas, he alluded to the desire for more public bathB, and sa'd he thought in the pre sent state of the finances it would be unwise to build new batlis. He ' would be more in favo...

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The late Mr. Fawcett, M.P. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

The late Mr. Fawcett,xM.P. - -]^®6njx»Fawcctt, M.P., tho^sstmaste* ^ncrat^YjBlipipQ.d^ei.dcad. You may - know jfeand.you may know^ .alTOi tfcaVjio wnrtUnd. But you may ji6t know.tHat-he'Wn's.a-thoroughcfrieud to the ;Atufardilian:.colomcs:'~Hi was 'q distinguished ttiember of.Trinihr^Hallr'Cambridger and bc eamtf l^yfe^r w Political Ecdnomy in Cam .brkl^i'UniteiWty.'; His admirable rb'ook on 't^t Abject'.is jrell known. There to-J copy in' lbeiSydn6y.Vn&^CiMary. Mre. Fawcett, his Ioring.arid^devotcd^wifc, is a!sdra'wKter on PoliiicalrlSconomy. ' ;lt is not as a writer, but as}PmtiraBter.\tiehe!»l of England, that fix. Fawcett was a warm friend to Australia. Re waa alwaySfTcady-^but rcady is. too £weafc a , wowl^he.'. wasTalwayB anxious to promote' .oheap^and-ropidiiieommunication^.by. post be twcea Eriglana aUd-tlie Australian' colbnies. As such, lct'us -f»peet:his memory. He had a liberal- and noble mind. : ' In bis political views he belongt d - to tbe' Radiatil party.'' ?...

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North-East Ward. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

North -East Ward. - A meeting of friends and supporters of Alderman James Milne was held in ' the Cricketer's Arms, Darling-street, ? on: Tuesday evening last. -Mr. Angelo Smith occupied the chair, and aftbr a few introductory remarks called upon the candidate for re-election to address the' meeting. ' '? Alderman Milne in his opening sentences referred to his entry into the Council, and^ave an account of his stewardship for the past two .years, claiming that it was by hfs efforts -that [ College-street was formed, and that he assisted to get .McDonald, Campbell, and ? Wateryiew streets and Curtis-road kerbed and guttered. | In speaking of future works in the borough he J argued that if a system of underground' dra:n age- was introduced its cost would hot:aiiioiiiit ' to more than is now paid fer sxyeepiog ill ; gutters, |and the dry-earth closet rates. i.Th'e discharge point could be at Long Nose, and into the sea. In connection with this scheme he thought the Dock Company might be...

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Opening of the New Organ at St. Thomas'. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

Opening of the New. Organ at St. Thomas'. The services to commemorate tlie'open ing of the new organ at St. Thomas' Church, West Balmain, jvere commenced on Saturday afternoon last, when the Very Kev. the Dean of Sydney, 3$eys. E. D. Madgwick, ifohn Pixon, and E. J. Sturdee took part, At 8.30 p.m. a fairly large audience, especially of the fair- sex, had' j aBsembled-'in the chnrclvand the organist for the occasion, Mr. F. Morley, of the j H,,-,.,, TTJUn Woulo-irnn I Church performed the opening voluntary ontlie.orgijn,;^ improvisation in\rhichthe perfornier showed off tho solo, stops, and general combinations/ of the instrument; which Attracted the 'attention of all pre sent, and being situated in the south-east' Eortion of the transept could be observed y all in the Gliuroh. It is a very nice organ, both as regards tone and outward appekrance, and a decided improvement on anything in the West End Cliurclies in the past. . .The rev., gentleman mentioned above took part in the first...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

SPECIAL AD VERT1SEM&NTS. \ 5 r A ; rt — -r';-r± — - ? ! ? y [AfT.\r ,A-..-3P PEN -J' (Lit11 4 pupil .of St. Vincent's Ladies' College) ' ' ^Ubes.fcf inform her friendsjin general -h«t'4hyriterid« giving Leisons in -^Ij^OFOft^, MUSIC,;* /FA^CY WORK. . ^«i-lTer«i -moderate. | , , , ,: Qntttnyibegfoning 2nd Ffebruaty, 1885. Addr^a*— Corner of IMrliig j and Weston -? ? K»1hnaCM-^e«fe..j s ji; irl ttiEfipER, . / , ; ? . %HCEKTf XND JAKE STREETS, .,, .x.:,.,;. ? s ,i BALMAIN. j ?A |S ](| .&& O X 8 O N, t f. n;^.PMiBJ*'ORPYE terrace, REYNOLDS STREET, i.Tcweherdr Pianoforte and Singing# :i/i :: 'BnarlUitt. Frenoh, and Dancing. ' ? ???' /'ifrrrf* mH& Faftieg attended. , , . Horning OliiaVfor 'Children. Terms moderate. T--* -}/? !?--*' ' u ? ? ? '? ? ? v ? ' Edward XL Buchanan, ARCHITECT it BUILDING SURVEYOR ' t . 35#,. « i:«RO E STREET, .lii.UftMi SYDNEY ! j, .; . „. I'KtTATK ADOBEM, — SNAIL'B BAT. J' V'J ! L' ; : . ,:;th0mas otoole :r ; O.dt./iL AUC'IONEER, ?...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

SUMMER O'lNKSt '? 'the BEVERAGES ' !1- v»T. iD'iii-t-'.iiivc '''i «-' .'i-i . ??'. :wz. ; ' Si:.; . . :10;i-w: jii.v, .,n : .5wu..i,0ing^r ;Beer ? :i (ill liotfltf nwl (7nsl:) . ': . ::' F.ye & Ten Gal on 0 sks : ? i; . ' -irji j Vn 1^1 oT for '*. - j* * ! «) J1 '/. ; CORDIALS & HQUilHS : ''-:i--v..9 v(.tu0'f i.;.'';- »*; :?*?' ; ' ? : :.?:j FINEST QU ALITY, ' '?-,' PdtrWiili#mT,-.Wi«i' -fflaw.'ir -cmmo' l-e .. ;?.)[; .i-ir- j .- : -6X-!clle-1. .' ' ;' VtoMbAi tM)CTOiRSrBI!iLS Drink MS , ^j^yiUA, ! :ZZ i m.w« w* AwntioH. :? wppeciiil terms f'.r |-ri ? ite irnmilit-i, »nd j-i«nici-: ^ 8TR*-i'T and ; V V ? ' .B0«' ET &T V-ET, BALMAIN. Proprietbrs. H. C.'ROSE & CO 1 ' CHlUrO Mr*T CBMP ! Y. ' ? ? - 'BA L-MA'I N'. -?;? ' W-- are now prepared to supply Fumili''.s with . ? ' V.r Chilled SleBt,' 011 rciiPOtiiibli! 'terms. , Families wishing to H' B,,pJ,lie-I\ *f in' ' '-Y 8 '' 1 an OrUcr. liflftreBsed to . Manager,1 J , '.CllILLED MeAT.COMPAST, Cnrtio'Xtoiid ...

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Current items. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

Current items ^ We notice that Messrs. Rose and Co., cordial makeiB, of Crescent-street, Bal main, have been' very successful at the Wealth and Industrial Exhibition. For green ginger wine they were highly com mended ; for lemon syrup they gained first-prise, Barrett & Co. being second ; fr\m iimMMiiu Mwliikt tii earned second ivi iiiuojuiyo , priae ; for cloves they gained first prize, with Barrett and Co.- second, and for peppermint theywerehighly commended. This speaks well for the new firm. In the engineering class Mort's Dock and Engineering Company were highly commended for brass castings and brass ware. Mr. J. F. Milton, of Terry-street, we are pleased to be able to record, gained the special prize (a gold medal) for corks, etc., and first prize (silver medal) for wood shives, spiles, etc. An adept with the pen was brought to justice at the Balmain Police Court on Monday last, and committed for trial. He had altered a pound note on the E. S. & A. C. Bank to a ...

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COAL FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

CO A -FOR SYDNEY. ts||?C|i^ha? 'ljeph said and written lately _ out Ii e »nj-jpl yofcoal to Sydney and its - ~=i«l-urlVa:- iCS— ia mere truism, to say j':.thHil .fsditl 'Ii-' sin' indispensable liecessnry ? pur i progress, if we are to become ei'li-r :- manufacturing, a mercantile, or £-l v Siidhstrittl peGptp. We want coal in , factories, etcam ships, gas works, and a ' Variety of other pursuits. It is. coal | ikni -*nik(VlKnla-1 VnnvA linn nnM 1 -j rtliiiig el-e to.the wealth and greatness of, RngUnd, of Belgium, of America, and suvrral oth«r lauds, where it has been . ficfoiMid and' .worked;-, V ery jubilant and jito(.b«tic was the Sydney Morning v(j '-}t( iitrald,. the other day, In itsfirst leading a'iftle, when it referred to the fact that a 'cam of coal had been found oil the side of the, Illawarra Railway, within 28 nrl';a of Sydney. The writer seemed to have been vouchsafed a sort of prophetic ';0.j0j»l'iiio.n;bf^ ^ tUe coining srreatness of Sydney ? 1 ' l e-aiw coal was to...

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Birchgrove Recreation Ground. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

Bircligrove Reoreation Ground. A- meeting of the Trustees of liirchgrove RcrrraMon Reserve was held at the Council Cliiiniliers on 12th January. Present— Aid- ernnin ' arrard, M.P., in the chair, and Ald enneri Clutih, and Buchanan, Messrs. Fitz hardingc, Phillips and Jilkington. i i j The' minutes of the fast meeting were read and confirmed. . ... ?- Litter from the Department. of LaAJs^sUt-. ing that a further sum of £150 had been paid to the Trustees, credit to improve grounds. The Hon. ' Secretary 'reported he Bad- made;' application for £500 out of reserve vote to enaoie trustee to proceed witn improvements, which had been noted and will be placed be fore, the Secretary for Lands, in common, with, others pf ailike nature when dealing' with the; distribution of the amount voted by 'Parlia ment for Reserves. . Alderman , Garrard, M.P., reported that owing' to Colonial Secretary's sudden illness, no answer had been received relative to the reclamation at the head of Snail's Bay, b...

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Municipal Elections. MR. WALSH'S CANDIDATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

? s.'u'l - CANDIDATURE: ? /; ' .WawAidermartic cimdidatafe w«r,'wa8 fin-d-on :8tone,Pukf(dtel.'v.7hosmdienee'helnga)la^g6;. one; ,6qm^11cd]i^candidatet6epcak, from' ihe.biileoiiyi'M it wioold hav^'Ken,' i impossible* iroom in' Leichhardt.: ; J . Gi'Griffini Ksq., '^ras ' vptsd to 'the. ehalrV and^ih irilrodueing the unuuiuttvtt. tximpumenieu ine , fHiuuayurtr uu i hftvi np the opportunity 6t eecnnng the Bervicce . ; of Mr. Walsh, .who lie was snre^.w'aa intellect : ually,' ? socially, r: and educationally' fitted ; to., ? represent any : wardi- in . tbis or any other . borough. ? In fnct ha' would go furlher and a Id that even^ ^ohr, Legislative' ^Assernbly would not be disgraced . by having him for .onc of its -members,r.,and--hie ...felt .sure, it was only a matter of ; time when he (Mr. -WalskV wonld ? ' have the much Ooveted letters M.L.A'., attached to his nuitie, On making his appearance, Mr. Walsh was very warmly. received,' and during. -Iho delivery of his address, whicli wa...

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Leichhardt. BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING. MONDAY, JANUARY 12th, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

[?] Ji6ik6titiH C(QUNCILtM^BTING. I:.' Mosdat, January \2tb, 1S86. ?V Ftesent^Foll Council. : ' : -' ... The 'minuter of the last meeting were read - ;v;:;^.--'#nd:conlirmed;..-; '.\-' '??' ? ' y COBBK^PONDEKCK. ? r / 'Avj;''. : A letter was read from Mr; W.; B.;Evans, of Melbourne, stating'. that .'the roller,. 6i dprcd for ? - r : the we : ,L - From Chas. Hudson,. calling attrit ion to '' ^ ' illWed cncroachmen'ts'-' iri^ Chapel-street, a id -Vr--^fc--.Bugro8ting tbWadGoiC should be taken to r ?- move them.— Referred to Overseer. ? ' From the Callan'Park authorities, stai ing ' that road sweepings might be deposited on - fhn Park nremises.— ' The bSer was declined. : From the Department of Mines, stating that the application' for a special license at ? Jack's Island for a quarry had been referred to the Surveyor General, and asking for cer tain information.— Received, and the informa tion to be supplied. From Fred. Rndd, complaining of a drain at the corner of William and Albion-s...

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DRY EARTH SYSTEM V. PITS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

. ; DRY, EA.RTH SYSTE M V. PITS, . TO iTHE UDITOB, ' , Sib,— Seeing that you . have invited oorrei pondence piiHTiis subject,' ^aij.4 having had dur- |g i rig th.e , last si*, yqars. some experience in tho || workin^g:'6f both systems, I.jnay bo able to is tbi,6w:isome''Iight''Upoh'thei matter, With m respect to dry-earth, system, .it. js very good if ffi carried out 'on a uniform and 'expensive soalc, vM — i. c., the pans should 'bi)-' emptied at le»«t ® once a week, sand or ashes shoqld be invari- jw ably used, : because if' this ' is neglected the || uumviii uuuuiueH an iiiioiernoie nuisance. w dry earth ''Byetem : is : very troublesome and is g by no means cleaner or cheaper to work than |sj thefpitsyshjffi. ThCleMiyia emanating from fe the- Jpa'uB-'i&J far more' offensive in cleaning, || (feo„ than that from' tbo.-pits j/nightmen sgy || they;w6uld'i'atheri5m'ply,q,'''git-:&oritaining !!!! ? 3 ? cuhlcjfefft'jhf^ ^®ilJ- than*, o'he^iih, and several £ Yi torians. w...

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TENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

' TENDER8. t* The tender of A.- Woolford for* -the cartager ^of metal from Johnston-sti^r.t' .whiirC was ac-'i vcepjtdd'.at Is 1 id; per ton* ^^H^jfoffl&edf 'to'^ de'-;;, .livc-;in,aii^p-rt;6f th'o'm'pijiiioipftlityr-'-'^_i!)i:

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MONDAY, JANUARY 19th, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

Monday, January 19th, 188S. Present— His Worship ' the Mayor (Alder man John Young), and Aldermen Taylor, Hearn, Argiiimbau, Scott, Whiting, Evans, and Davison ; and the Clerk (Mr. Beftmps). The minutes of the lppt meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. A letter was read from Mr. Evan Jones, announcing, that he was a candidate for the office of Transit Commissioner, in place of Mr., ? - Chripmu]'retired:; 'and asking. for the. support.' of the Cotinoil:— Recived.- ' - - ' ' v ' ' Fronj'- D. Williams. ' comnlainine of a cess. pit not having been emptied,— The contractor reported ; that the pit. was ,not properly con. strneted,, From Waiter_Marcor, complaining of tho bad drainage* 'neair his property in Reserve street. — Received; ' From the Colonial Secretly 'e difice, stating thaf the Cattle Driving Act could be extended ? to the borough only on' the application ot resi dents or the Benoh of magistrates. — iteceived. FINANCE. Repflrta^ weye adopted Jfrom ; tho finance Pomm...

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South West Ward. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

? ? ;rr ootttn West Ward. Mr. Reynolds address meetings of ratepayers a f. I lick's hotel, and.at Cohen'a Kent Hotel on Wednesday evening last. Mr. Schofield .of, Sydney, presided at both meetings and' intro duced the candidate in a well delivered speech, to large audiences. ? ^ . t . Mr. Reynolds 'said that he had been a resilent of Balmain' for 25 years, and during that time had interested himself in various ways in connection with municipal matters. lie pici iim'ii ine state ot tne -Happy Valley ivli. il ho liist came to reside in -it ; h iw it was iim ^..-impossible fo get along with a.: vehicle: .for the ''.gibbers on the trapk-i. He remein r!-eivfl when the.. Borough .-Council of Balmain 'wis formed ; they tU-n had' to pay their rates but do without, roads. He next referred to his early efforts lo get the Reynolds Street jettv erected,- having collected subscriptions t j help the I'oiiueil to do thej'worki which was com menced in 1871,' In icf -riiog to hisopponentB lie said t...

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South East Ward. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 24 January 1885

South east Ward. , I Mr- . H. Hunt, the new candidate' for the above ward, addressed his first public meeting. 'the Volunteer Hotel, Darling street East. Mr. Jas. 8. Ferguson Was voted to the chair, and after explaining that Mr. Hunt had been as'ied to stand for the position of alderman of .the ward by a large an in ' fiueritialldimnfatioh. arid that he nuDcared be fore them ivitl) the intention of explaining his views on municipal m/Mtoiv, ho c/jljed upon that gentleman to address' the assembled crowd. . Mr.- Hunt saiii it was not through rtny selfish-' interest or great'rtinbitibh on his part that ho came before them to ask for their support, but it woB because a numerously signed and vcry inlluenlial requisition hail been presen^.'d to, lljin, requesting' hini to contest .t Ik\ p'.ccliyq. I|c Un.d bpen greatly influenced in his' iiceeptifnoe 'of the posi tion he now occupied by the fact, tjiat he haij a laige interest in the ward and was- al- ways niijjioira , to bcc it advance. ...

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