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YTHE ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
?'?? ?- THE ELECTIONS, j ^ '?d$vikvft'ivtidre days will decide the 5 fateiof the?present-candidattes for Mu«^ nicipal jhonors. / It . would be well fori tlie Electors ?to.v;study carefully tlie claims^and professions of the rival can '~»(lidates^^I^isfnot,^llgo.ld that glitters. In tfieMieat'arid excitementof acontest vf^^ytWngSiare, aQid. and .dojie tfttieffi ^Hh^ca\ididate4''nevet iritedlaed. It 5 3 ' Would riot be altogethiei^ fair' to estimate ?llik'hlbfkhirf capacity' of such men byi vcuaviuut uuuti oui*u uuuuill' stanceVr,'^Our , faith in human nattire l^s^n^rvet sunk so low as to leaid us to li'n/'v , ieye. tfiat . eacb one, .has, his own axe '5W f'ltQigfiin&V There are, surely s'men who, having the honor and dignity of the'. r-H .io Borough at heart, are . willing to serve ;? ? ? jtheir fello\y riien from5 purely philan 'tliroptc' motives, but- for all this : we , must testtthe quality of the article and t^s^sceS-ia'in'^hether it is worj.hi its rf^j|^jpr|ee(. r-|tf i...
ALDERMAN PUNCH'S MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
Alpebman Punch's Meetings. A meeting of the' friends and supporters of Alderman- Punch was held'at the London Hotel, on 26th, when an influent' ala committee was formed with .the. object of securing his return to the ; Council.; Captaia M'.Clemens was voted to the chair, and after some preliminary - . business had been discussed, it was decided' ' that Alderman Punch should address a series of- meetings of ratepayers during the curnent week, and on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 'of next week, as per advertise ment elsewhere. . A good number of names. . were enrolled on the committee. The first publio meeting in connection with the re-election of the aboyemeutioned gentle man was jheld .last Wednesday evening at the Commercial Hotel, . Darling-street. Notwith standing the. threatening appearance of the ; weather, there ? was a fair muster, especially considering it was only;the first of Alderman Punch's meeting s, ? and considerable enthusiasm was manifested. . The chairma...
MR. REYNOLDS. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
'?...A....,- Mb. Reynolds. . ; (' this candidate addressed no less than six ?*»- . meetings during the past week, and.iit eaoh .-- ' had fair oudicnces. The views he expressed . were similar to those published in Inst week's . ' ' ' Observer.' W? are not in a position togivo i thejiiames of.bis proposers, but we understand. L votes satisfactory. to tho enndidate ' were ✓?v, obtained, nlihouprh a good- many present V '^abstained from voting.
South-west Ward. MR. MILHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
.QUIJU — 1 i-rr-rrp ; - r j . SpUth-wesfrfWard.:, , , '? . 'Mr. MitnAiii.,' H 1 Mr, Milliam'ncain' addrcssek the electuraot tw H above ward op: Monday night last, Mr. Boltoa H| being in the chair. , The candidate gave ft wj fig luuid^d^scrjptien' of his views as regards tw j|| working of* the Borough, somewhat Bimitat ti ^ those expressed last week and reported in thee columns. ; Mr.iWi-Todd proposed that '!'? b| Milham was a fit and , proper person to rcpie- ra; sent the South-west Warn , in .the Borons' ® ?Ootaabil, which' was seconded ^by Mr. Braddoct ^ and dcolarcd carried,1- , A second meeting -was held tho sameovowW |1| at the , West End Hotel, Mullens-street, nMffl was well attended, and the candidate received hearing, .bis opinion on. some ot the works recently executed by the Counoil o^being applandod. Mr. Jas. Ferguson presided, ( and a vote of confidence in tho candidate wbb unanimously passed. ' Wednesday evening Mr. Milham } addressed two meetings, the ! first . being a...
South-East Ward. MR. J. H. HUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
; ' - Sontb-East Ward. » . Mb. J. H. Hunt. .'.The aboyeVgentleman held, a very success J. -liiiful! meeting 'M.; the; Kent Hotel on Saturday night, notwithstanding the inclemency of the .. 'fi.M weather.. Mr^-Ferguson- bcoupied the-' chair. rThe^cahdidate again -referred ..-to the matters '' which' Sv'erc^reportcd.in 'h'is spbech last week, «Y.''r''arid in''* touching- on -questions of a local interest to the residents in the vicinity of i the hotel, he referred to the state of Palmer-street, - both as to the road,' footpaths, and dirty; ? ? gutters i In spealing of the Happy Valley' drainage, he characterised it as a disgrace to the engineer for 'the council. He considered he could have made a better sewer himself, although not an engineer, and had he been in the council he, would have worked night and day to have prevented suoh disgraceful work being done. He told his audience that he;did not consider the South-east Ward was getting a fair.* proportion ? of the revenue of ;the bor...
ALDERMAN KENNIFF. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
Al.DKIt.MAN KENNIFP. This Rcntlrmnn seems to have shaken 'off his apathy, for he addressed an assemblage of 'r (it'epiiyers ;.at Diok's'- 'libtel on ' Wednesday v ^night.^but iri consequence of not- being in ... ... formed of the fact untilabout fivemlnutes before the meeting, we were unable to send a ?'representat ive.' ' Mr. Hurley was the chairman. . t : '? nrd-since informed that he gave an account V ' of'liis' stWwaWsh'.P* slated hs, would make no ; .rash promisesforthe future, but if re-elected ? ij j- v ? ? ^.1 . ? ? . . ? ? woniu ug uu ucn mi -uii,iiuiu. wn» »eij severe on theengineer about the Happy; Valley drainage! 'He said - that- he had been instru mental in getting work done in various streets, and had secured £10,000 for the Council at 5 . per cent, Messrs. Ward and Break'well pro v v - '-.pbsedibim as a fit and proper- representative of the ward, land ,'thp' chairman, declared the ; ' ' motion, earned,: ?'
Rookwood Reformatory. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
' iRbokwftod.^RofoEmatory.s . i 'ii Under our Newtown Police news, for Thurs day, the 22nd, in«t., some remarks were re portet', hg made' by Mr. Buchanan, S.M., on the urgent need of a reformatory ,for boys to which young offenders might he sent, instead of .being relegatal t0;piriH0n8, We are glad to ?state that 'tenders' have been called for the erection of a reformatory for boys at Rook wood. Tkev a-e to be set* in;bcfore Ecbrtinxy :3rd. v./' i 1 i What are the Balmain West: poople doing about tlieir School of Arts ?
Colonel Burnaby. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
Colonel Burriaby. : I The' death of '? tliis distinguished ' man is an event which will- long linger in the memories of. many who knew him. When first we met Colonel Frederick Burnaby (he was then liioii? tenant- Jolonel) he had returned from his famous ride td'Kliiva, 'and had published his book, which is-written with much pieturesquc ness: Lieuterjant-Colojiel Burnaby was then in churge .of.1 his regiment- at the Albany Barracks, Alhany-streetj London.^ Wc also remember ;t hat at that; lime hei niarricd a young.Jady at Hromptin','olose to London, and. Ave werj present at the marriage. Slie camc out of' the church suffused with tears and orangc.lilossoms. Lieutenant Ouloncl Burnaby .'was a stalwart mag , at that time. We also .reqolleut that all the. man in his regiment: were- devoted' to Kim, and_ a guard of honor' -from it attended at the marriage.
Election Meetings. North Ward. MR. S. BRIGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
-1 g -Eiectipn^ fli^etiagaT^ j North Ward. M ' n i r-; ']¥»?'! sj Bi5448n^ m ' A' very largo and ontbu'siaBtio meetir,»i w as-held at,thp River, View on Wednesday Pi iri cbnnoetion with tlie above-named ijentl# I man's candidature for Municipal bonors i« I th^ North -Ward--; oocupi^ | the, ohauy and - after* In? mtrodactory te H marks called upon the'cariilidafe toaddiml « arisombjage,, jn his mA f good-humored manner, criticisod the worki 11 .recently completed1 bv- the iCrmnfMl K deplorable^ State of many^Rtreots in the® waifdt' making inter dU'a m&riy.'good nu-. » .ceuUpnB to.^ffeot itnprovement. He travel M Ied'ovef feimilar ground tP that reported in | his recent speeches,. so.'itTis jinneoessary for 1 us to repeat the l-eiriarks, 'as* biir readers I ;h'av;e,h!id av RWPd ;6p'iiortnnity of porusin' \ thorn. .'At the close, of his speech, a reso' I lution in fitypr.-of ; M;r.' 'Brings being chosen ! for, Ajlderinan, was proposed by Mr. Jone? | seconded f By' Mr. Breakwell...
Balmain. DOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING. TUESDAY. JANUARY 27th, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 31 January 1885
Balmain. - ? ,-/A DOROUGH COUNCIL'iMEBTING. , |K\ 3 . jk . ^ -X .'v„ V:!» ? \ ,'j -i :p M-XTO^i»'vJi*^AKr-a7th;'-!l885.wi' .-'? fPresent— ThlMSiybr (Mr; J.jCamcipli), Al dbrine'n G-n rar l, ? Mi L .A;',? Hariooe. k . P u noli , Frankv'Chibb,-: Burns, Buehanani .McPohalij Milne and :Konniff.;;:5 ; I. ;/r/f ?v;/We.jnlriuU|»;'of tfijf 'pjp^ous^ihoetin^ 'wew read and confirmed?/' ^ x' CORRESPOND NCE. From L. Harrison, stating that tho foot lath at corner of Mansfield and Rumsey streets had ,.n )tfbean: attended tq, ^altfao^ghfhc bad \lrittetf- ab6ub;1t; some tiinelpreviouMjr. In its present state it was dan'gcrouslo^the pub lic. L7irt'with tho Mayor'. ? . From Mr. Broadhead, asking that provision should be made to prevent his property in CameronrStreet being flooded, as the street drain* were not , large enough .to.,.carryrvthe, , water away.'5 Referred ,tp~the ?Works iCoinf mittee. ^V-tSS ?«? -- ^ FromtMre. Hurst, calling attention to water oyerflowing, frorri) Ciay ton -street ' fhrou...
SWEETHEARTS FOR SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
SWEETHEARTS FOR SALE. The following curious extract is from the New universal Mai/azine for October, 1754: ' A catalogue of males arid fe males to be disposed of in marriage li the best bidder, at Mr. Keith's Reposi tory, at Mayfair.' Lot 1. A lady of quality, related by the mother's side to a peer of France ; her great-great grandBire was brought over with William :the Cphqut-ror. Fit to ,|6 in a -coach and six, and propi r .for any rich tradesman. Her. lowest price, to prevent trpnhlr, is ,£qOO per annum pih-money, ahdi proportionate join tit re. Lot 2. A , young lady . of £100,000 fortune, to be bid for by none .under the degree of peers, or a commoner of at least treble the income. Lot 3. A homely thing who can read and write, cast accounts, and make an excellent pudding. This lot to be bid for by none but country parsons. Lot 4. Three maiden ladies, aged. Lot 6. The daughter of a. .country squire. The father of this lady came to town to sell a yoke of oxen at Smithfiel l , and ...
THE STORYTELLER A GREENROOM ROMANCE. SCENE II. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
i THE ST&RYTELlJSR A GREe|i»OOM ROMANC% '? ScRMK It. ' j . -' ' « ': f ( continual .) j . Valla nee exaraine-l liis finder nails foif »iii! afternnembartt^Bing pause, »Aiil : ' Hufrj, I am ab^ot to i ,.V. ';-.«fc| cannot promise yon ' mtaojution, J*C%V ' ? [ ' ? Vallance pw'e»d«d : ' On the menaor ? ; »We' ni-lt when I first beheld Mis* -Anstrnthrr M tln» ball at Scatborc^gb, r --.'''I; felloveV hfK«l and eatain love with h' r.' -'Yon Ml -in lore-with her, did yon 1' I ? r-'p'at»il Moii iu r ncy, in a tone of , . ... coine, annoyance. ' Yon mean with her banking account. Remember, yon are ... , i.ii tlm coiii- arinn Jiox.' .. . ' : ' On in* honour, no ?' replied ' 'Yailatiop. ' V As yon art aware, I conld /Pv not afford t' Tnarry a peanilres girl ; bnt \s K.l werc a- rich a^ Rothsohild.and MisH /AjfMtrqther rifymper, I would marry her ? t- -'uorrow, if she wonld have me. Yon 4io 'not seem to like the idra 1' ' ^ Hninnniiy is a strange compound, ?I eV. ft grates npon my sense...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
TO THE ELECTORS OF THE NORTH EAST WARD. ALDERMAN MILNE is a Candidate for re-election, and respectfully solicits your Votes and Interest. Polling l-ay, Feb. 7. ELEGTOES OF THE SOUTH WEST WARD OF THE BOROUGH, OF BALMAIN.. VOlE FOR GEO. MILHAM, Of Hooworth and Milham, Timber Merchants. POLL EARLY AND PUT HIM IN AT THE HEAD OF THE POLL, To the Electors of the Sonth-East Ward, YOUR VOTES AND-.INTEREST ' j Are earnestly solicited by . ' ' JOHN H HUNT, Who, if Returned, will endeavour to Reform ? Present Abuses. Vote for Hunt, and intro - duce new blood. MUNICIPALELECTIQNS. To the Ratepayers of the South-east Ward, GENTLEMEN, — I beg to thank you for the confidence yon have shown in. me for the past 8 years by electing me as repre sentative in the Borough Council of Balmain for your ward, and while hoping that my en deavors tp look after your.interests, and those of the borough generally, during the past 'three, years have met with' your approval, I would state that I intend to Again stan...
Leichhardt. BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Leichhardt, BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING. Monday, February 2, 1885. Present — His Worship the Mayor (Alderman John Young), and Aldermen Davison, Hearn, Taylor, Madge, Arguimbau, Evans, Whiting, and Scott ; and the Olerk (Mr. Beames.) . ? MINOTES. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. - CORRESPONDENCE. A letter was read from the Department of .Public Works respecting complaint of a drain under the tramway in Norton-street; The Department said tlie nuisance was caused by house slops and butcher's'offal being allowed to run into the drain ; the matter was, therefore, , one for the municipality to deal with. — Received. From the City Bank, stating that they had received advices of the sale of £16,000 worth of municipal debentures at 96; — Received. From the same, acknowledging receipt of instructions to hold the unaold debentures of £1000. — Received. From the Herald office asking that the Council Clerk might be instructed to furnish that paper with municipal reports and m...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
. CRICKET. 1 A match took place at Newtown: on Anni versary Day. between the Minto C.C. and Camdenville C.C. The Camdenville O.C. occupied the wickets fiist, but made a most unfortunate -start, losing three of their best men before little or anything was scored, the innings closing for a total of 42 runs. At the conclusion of the innings an adjournment' was ^ made to. a tent on the grouiid. where the visitors were entertained at a 'luncheon by the C.C.C. After the usual loyal foasts had been honoured, tho chairman proposed th« health ? of the captain and members of the C.C.C., to which Mr. M. M'Encroe ably responded.,' The . Minto C.C. then . took the wiokets, which they kept possession of till the rain put an! end to the day's enjoyment having lost 9 wickdts for a total of 77 runs. The Mintos then ; made a start for home, thinking the members' of the C.C.C. the jolliest fellows they had ever met. ' A match was played on January 31st at Macdpnaldtown, between the 1st Macdonald -town...
Notes of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Notes of the 'Week. Some time ago we said that Mr. Glad stone might in all probability reccom- . mend the Queen to appoint Dr. James Fraser, at present Protestant Bishop of Manchester, Bishop of London. We were mistaken for once. The Queen has appointed Dr. Frederick Temple, BishoD of Exeter, to the vacancv in London. When we first knew Dr. Temple he was head master of the celebrated school at Rugby. He was afterwards appointed one of Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools and Inspector of Training Colleges for Sohoolmasters. He was then made Bishop of Exeter. He is a distinguished classical and mathematical scholar and was a double first-class man of Oxford, that' is to say, like Mr. Gladstone, and Lord Selborne, the present Lord Chancellor, he was in the first class in classics ; and the first in mathematics. He wrote, an essay in the well known volume, ' Essays and Reviews ' which gave great offence to many persons. The Very Rev. Dr. Bickersteth, Dean of Gloucester succeeds, Dr. Tem...
BALMAIN POLICE COURT MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1885. (Before Mr. Addison, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
BALMAIN POLICE OOUUT I Monday, February 2, 1885. ? (Beforo Mr. Addison, S.M.) Sarah Robinson and Marion Callan, for being drunk, were fined 20s, and 10s respec tively. Alex Kilpatrick, for assaulting John Clements at Mort's Dock, was fined 40s, or 21 days. Edward Brunton and Joseph Saunders, for riotous beliaviour in Lawson-street, were fined 40s euoh, or in default one month. SMALL DEBTS. T. J. Harper v. W. A. Richards ; goods sold, £6 19s 71d. Verdict for amount claimed, with os costs. T. J. Harper v. Geo. Ryan, £1 9s 2d. Ver dict for amount, with 03 costs. Australian Gas Company v. Wm. Davidson ; £2 IBs (id. Verdict for amount, and costs. Colley Bros. v. M. Albutt ; goods sold, 13s Id. Verdict for amount, with 9s costs. Colley Bros. v. Mrs. Piotet j goods sold, £4 5s 3d. Verdict for amount olaimed, with 5s costs. A. U. Dowling v. Jas. Brennan j rent, £1 lGs. Verdict for amount, and 5s costs. W; H. Cavill v, M. Nesbitt ; goods sold, 9s 3Jd. Verdict for 5s costs only. W. H. Brown v...
SOUTH-EAST WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
SOUBH-EAST WARD. ' : Captain Punoh — A good-hearted, jolly old ta-, He oan't talk much (as you sail?, last week, ! Mr. Editor), but ho has had sufficient ex perience ot the world to be a good judge of things in general. Has a good deal of in fluence ; has worked hard against adds for thje ward, but will have to battle for the position this time. He deserves to win. Hunt. — Energetic I allow, but says too muoh about what he'll do— the very things lie 'won't be able td da, r To satisfy, him, the Bank' of England will 'JmT« : to -'.move to -Balmain, His flection- campSfgii-wHl'do him good;- it j will, mar]c the .commencement of a publio career for him, and he'll get^into the .Council,' but not ttis time. ' It will' be HUNT* | veW. el080* . JOB TROTTER.