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WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 4, 1885. (Before Mr. Addison, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Wednesday, February 4, 1885. ? (Before Mr. Addison, S.M.) Thos. Lyons was charged with being drunk in Dowling-street, on February 2, and fined 20s, or 4 days. Augustus Simpson was charged with in decent exposure in Mansfield-street, and also with having a tumbler in his .possession reasonably supposed to be stolen. Fined £3, or 1 month on the first charge, and one month without the option of a fine on the second charge. Summons Cases. Wm. Griffiths, Nicholas Halberg, Alfred Finch, Wm. Watts, and Chas. Morley, for bathing in public view, near Cove-street, were fined :2s 6d each, and 2s 6d costs. Richard Corden, Wm. Wilkinson, Ann Kelly, and Janes Doyle, for allowing goats to stray, were fined 5s each, and 2s 6d costs. Patrick Riley, Sydney Raymond, John Grant, and ' Billy,' an aboriginal, for play ing pitch and toss, were fined 40s each, and 2s 6d costs.
NORTH-EAST WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
NORTH-EASTWARD. : : Milne — A good meaning fellow, but one who never, seems to be able to place a thing in the right groove ; commences well but ends 'all of aheap. May improve if returned. Elkington — a smart-man, especially with his tongue; too conceited though. ' Aims for his own glorification somewhat. Is too much of the '? stand aside ' for the working man, except when he wants votes. I'd like 4:o see him in, but I feel afraid to put him first, therefpre I go thus ir— MILNE. j ELKINGTON.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6. (Before Mr. Addison, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Friday, February 6. (Before Mr.. Addison, S.M.) Julia Stewart, charged with being drunk, was fined 10s or two days. William McGee, charged on warrant with using threatening language to his wife was discharged, as his wife failed to appear. Mary Blaok, charged with being drunk and using obscene and filthy language to tl^e police in Duncan-street, was fined 20s ' or 7 days for the 1st offence and £5 or 3 months for the second. Summons '.Cases. Henry Fortescue summoned 'W. Brunt er, Chas, McBeath and Thos. Hodgekins for steal ing some valuable pigeons. The charge against .Brunter and. McBeaeh was withdrawn and that against Hodgekius postponed for a week, bail being allowed. William Liddiard. summoned Mr. Conden . for assault. Adjourned for a week. . '
NORTH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
NORTHWARD. Fitzhardinge. — A -good, useful man, Al though somewhat of a 'standoffish' (excuse the-word) kind. His legal knowledge .would' do good in the Council, but he has made too much of the Dock improvements. j Briggs.— One who will stick by the work ing men; one who will listen to the com plaint oi the poorest, and attend to it. :A ' ma a of sound common sense, and not to be kept under if in the right. I place them thus t — BRIGGS. FITZHARDINGE.'
Wesleyan Sunday School Anniversary, Darling-street. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Wesleyan Sunnay Schoo 1 Anniver sary, Darling-street. Those ot our readers who, like ourselves, had the good fortune to be present at the Darling-street Wesleyan Sunday School Services which were held on Sunday last, will, we have no doubt, agree with us in the wish to pay some small tribute to the untiring efforts of those who take so great an interest in the welfare of this excellent school. The attendance was gooa. ana we are oounu to say. that we were much pleased with the services in every respect, but particularly were we delighted with the children's singing, which was really excellent and reflects the greatest credit upon their instructor, Mr. W. J. Laws, senr. On Tuesday the annual service of song was held in the church, and a pleasing programme, sustained by the school children, enabled the visitors to spend a very agreeable evening. Mr. Jacob Garrard, M.L.A., who has been superintendent of the school for a number of years, presided, and addresses were delivered by the Rev...
GOSSIPING CORNER. The Result of the Poll. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
GOSSIPING CORNER. '/ I - The jBesult of the Poll. Who are you going to vote for ? What ward ; are you in ? What do you think of such and suoh candidate's chance of getting elected ? is tne reigning topic among Balmainites at pre sent ; and I notice even you; Mr. Editor, are ? up to your eyes in reports for your papert Electioneering speeches are, in my opinion, like the puff paste pie crust, made to be broken, ; What a lot of breath has been wasted by some of the units of the ambitious portion of the human race. Ah, and |how many windy ao. cusations have been male abov.t present alder men — those retiring — and the council's offi cers ? The poor, unfortunate chainman wants to know where certain of the candidates want him to'lie, on the top of the tree 1 And he says that some of the Candidates lie in the publio houses of their wards nightly. He also wants to know when tho South-west ward candidates ' tower ' will be finished ? I can't answer, Mr. Editor' but this I know that I've att...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
. Jb'ia&fyteEM&NTs\ ft :jc-- to - .XQ-iWr fLnte a pupil of St. Vincent's Ladies' College) Wishes to inforjn her friends that she intends ? .giving Lceeous in ' PIANOFORTE, MUSIC kt FANCY- WORK. ? ??_. Terms moderate. .. . .Quarter beginning 2nd February, 1885, . ' * * 'Address— Corner of Darling and Weston Streoti, llalmain West. ' ? ; J. j . EEBDEEr . ? SOLICITOR, 1 VINCENT AND JANE STREETS, ? '?'? ?? ? 'balmain. 'UBS, SYDNEY CROXSON, ? ''3 'GOLDEN GROVE terrace, 1 REYNOLDS STREET, Teacher of Pianoforte and Singing ' . English, French, and. Danoing. Concerts and Parties attended. ?. ?^'rW'g Glass for Children. Terms moderate. „ fed ward H. Buchanan, ARCHITECT, & BUILDING SURVEYOR 359, GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY Private Address. — SNAIL'S BAY, ? BALMAIN. ? ? THOMAS OTOOLE GENERAL AUCT I House, Land, and Commission Agent. ' Outdoor Auction Sales of Houses and . hand Conducted . All Commission Business promptly attended to. Private Address : Birch Grove, Balmain. Of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
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Current items. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Current items. We propose to issue an extraordinary giving an account of the elections and the result of the boat race. Our readers ? will find full particulars re the election, | polling booths, &c., in an advertisement. The clanging of the fire-bell has twice alarmed people living in Darling-street east. Yesterday evening a chimney on fire at Kestle's bakery brought out the | brigade, but fortunately th& flame was : subdued before any damage was done, ' although the eaves of a roof narrowly escaped catching fire. The election of Mayor on Tuesday promises to cause excitement. Alder men Garrard, M.L.A., and Hancock are the aspirants. If the meeting in favour of Local Op tion, which was held at the Temperance I Hall on Monday Inst, may be taken as indicative of the feelings of the inhabi tants of Balmain, the advocates of ob stinence are to be congratulated. The Mayor, Mr. Cameron, who occupied the chair, commented in a very happy man ner on the sucoess which had atte...
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. ' vPuring the past week the battle for ' seats . in . the Borough Council and a voice in the management of municipal affairs has been raging fast and furions in each of the wards.- Stump speeches and in some instances hasty, thought less and injurious harangues by sup porter of certain candidates have been the' order of- the day. Aldermen, nasi and present, officers of the Couneil, and even ourselves have got what the speakers would, no doubt, like to think annihilating criticism. We have fared badly at the hands of a leading- sup porters of Mr. Reynolds; on what plea we, knew not, for in our remarks of last issue we rather favored Mr. Reynolds' candidature. We apologise now, how ever, to the South-West Ward electors ? for having done bo. We were not then aware of the scenes which occur red at some of that candidate's meetings. The present Council are a temperate family,, and the presence of anyone at the table who would so far forget himself as to curse and swe...
Local Option. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
. Local Option. A public meeting to . consider the above question was held in the Temperance Hall, Balmain, on Monday night, when a ' large muster of ratepayers, atid a fair sprinkling of Jadies, were in attendance. HiB Worship' the Mayor (Mr. J. Cameron), who occupied the chair, expressed great pleasure in presiding, over a meeting to con sider such an important question, and also was pleased to see so many gentlemen on tne plat form competent to speak on the subject and bring forth conclusive arguments. Local Option was one of the-component parts of the existing Licensing Act, which gave ratepayers of any Borough power to say whether they would permit an increase or the removal of publicans' licenses. The Act had been in existence three years and they were now called upon to express another opinion under the Local Option clause, to-day whether it had resulted in good or evil. A few simple faots would prove that Local Option hnd done good; For instance, in referring to statistics i...
The Campbell-street Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
The Campbell-statist FTMlwterlan Chnroh. As we stated in our lait issue, the Rot. Mr. Cosh, the popular inoumbent of the - Presby- terian Church, has reeently returned from ? a visit to the old country. The rev. gentleman conducted the first service*, since his return, at the Presbyterian Church on Sunday last, and both services were well attended. ' - On Wednesday evening a tea and. .publio mcetmcr was held at th« Cainpbell-Btreet, and it must have been highly gratifying to Mr. . Cosh to see the lawe attendance whioh had assembled to welcome him once more to the scene of his labors. The chair was taken by the Mayor, Mr. J. Cameron, and among other speakers were the Revs. J. Copeland, J. Grimm, J. M. Ross, and Messrs. W. A. Hutchinson, M.L.A., and John Murray. The latter gentleman, on behalf of the congregation, cordially welcomed Mr. Cosh, and that rev. gentleman, in the course of hia addresB, gave his listeners an interesting account of his visit to Europe. During the evening the ...
NORTH-EAST WARD. ALDERMAN J. MILNE. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
NORTH-EAST WARD. Aldebmak J. Milne. The first open air meeting in connection : with the above gentleman's election campaign was held at the Cricketers' Arms on Tuesday evening. Mr .'Collins occupied the eh Sir, and there was a good attendance of ratepayers. Mb. Milne at the commencement of his re marks stated that he had endeavoured' to do . instice to the trust reposed in him two years ? previously; and referred to the streets he had been instrumental in getting done. His first efforts, if re-elected, would be to carry out other works of importance to the ward which he represented and the borough gene rally, such as a better system of drainage, swimming baths at Nicholson-street, and other equally important matters. He had - moved in the subjeot of nnderground drain age some time ago, but was then told by Alderman Garrard, M.L. A., that the Govern ment were going to take the matter up. They had waited quite long enough for the Govern ment to take it in hand, and if they did not mov...
SOUTH-WEST WARD. MR. MILHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
' 'SOUTH-WEST WARD. ,, Mr. Milham. . The _ above-named- gentleman held u very successful meeting at the Bald Rook Hotel on Tuesdav evening, Mr. Bolton ' occupy ing the chair. Mr. Milham addressod t ie ratepayers on similar : topics to those re ported in our previous issue. He again re plied to the statements of his opponents that he had doue nothing for Balmain ; and on ^referring to the' gas works, said that he be lieved the revenue derived from them would i be. sufficient to light the streets without Cost to the ratepayers. He advooated the appoint 'ment of a' collector for. -the dry. earth closet rates. Mr. Braddook proposedl and Mr. Hoefner seconded, a resolution to the effect that Mr, u Geo. - Milham was a flt and proper person to -represent the Sjuth-waat Ward. The resolution . was carried unanimously. A second meeting of a' similar character was held the same' evening at the Kent Hotel and well attended, as was also a meeting at Dloks, last night. » .
MR. KENNIFF. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Mi, Knm». ' This gentleman addressed several meeting* . ' during the week, that at the Norfolk Pine Hotel ?on. Thursday night being one o! the best. ' He , asked , the electors to weigh n''n _pa*t service* in the borough against the arguments of his opponents, which, however specious, pro ceeded from untried men. He had.done his best for'the welfare of Balmain and if re elected his best efforts would ? be devoted to a constant study of their interests. ' ' ' ~Hb^ TteWoLDS.'''' v . This candidate has been very active daring ' the week, holding meetings nightly, his last meeting being held at Dioks' Hotel at 8 ' o'olock last evening. The candidate was - -well received and resolutions in favour of lis candidature were adopted.
MR. ELKINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Mb. Elkington. Tbi- gentleman held his first public meet- , ing in connection with his candidature at Barr's Hotel on : Wednesday evening. There was a large, but decidedly undemon strative audience. Mr. Peterson was voted to the chair, and in introducing the candidate spoke of him as a man of independent charac ter, 'and one who would be able to make -his influence feit on behalf of the ward. Mr. Elkington said he had not come as a stranger amongst the ratepayers of that ward nor of Balmain generally. Some ten years ago he first appeared as a candidate for a seat in the Council, and was ilected for the North Ward. When in the Council, he could say without the least egotism, he held his own. He then alluded to his defeat at the bands of the North Ward electors when he was put for ward against a very popular man ; but he could stand defeat . During his term in the Council he could say he had brought affairs from a state of chaos to strict discipline. A great many men sought for munici...
Election Meetings. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Election Meetings, - In accordance .with the offioial announcement the nomination meeting in connection with tlib above was held in tho Town Hall, ori Tuesday last, at 12 o'olock. There was a very large attendance of ratopayres, in fact one of the largest: 3n witnessed on previous similar occa xjas. The muster of candidates, considering that a contest is to take place in each of the wards, was also large. The returnine-officer (His Worship the Mayor) opened the proceedings by reading over the nomination papers and afterwards declar ing that there being a greater number of can didates than seats a poll would be taken in each ward on Saturday (to-day) from 8 a.m. till 3 p.m. The polling booths for taking the poll were read out.; — South-east ward— Wait- ing-room, Darling-street, and the Fire Brigade Station, Booth-street. South-west Ward Town Hall, St. Thomas' sohoolroom, Darling . street west, and Harrison's new shop, corner of Mansfield and Rumsey-streets. North Ward — Yeend-street ...
Leichhardt Election—Close of the Poll. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
Leichhardt Election— Close of the Poll. Yesterday, throughout the day, the poll ing at the three appointed pluces, iu the borough, was very steady and regular up to mid-day. Between 2 and 3 p.m, 'the interest increased and polling became brisk. As the hour for the declaration of the poll (5 o'olock p.m.) drew near the ex- : citement in front of the Council Chambers, in tne .farramatta JXoad, became intense. There was a large collection of buggies, gigs, light carts, and other vehicles ; there were men waiting on horseback ; and o.n the vevandah of- the Council Chambers there wiis a close, compact body of perspir ing humanity . all, expectant.. and anxious if riot, impatient. .The returning officer- was ex-alderman -Tayipiv who- retired yesterday . Among those waiting for the declaration of the poll we observed Aldermen Young anil Scott, i and W.\ Pri'tchard,\ Esq. The fot' lowing is the official' return of the .close of] the poll : — . . . ; ? . East Ward— Young..:.V...'. ? ? ? ?«. ...
SOUTH-EAST WARD. MR. HUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
-.SOUritEAST WARD. . . ; Mr. Hunt.' This gentleman .held another very success ful meeting at the Kent-Hotel, on Wednesuay night, the chair being .'ocou pied by Mr. Vials The candidata went through his former pro gramme of criticisms, of the results of the past council's acts, as regards the south-east w.ird. He emphatically denied that he had referred disparagingly to the character of Captain r uuch. All that he said against lnm was in connection with his public acts as an Alder man. In speaking of the Gas Company he referred to the efforts that were made some 13 years go to start a co-operative company aii.t to the starting of the present Company after the failure to float the co-operative. He considered that was the time the Council should have moved in the matter. In conclu sion, 1m asked the ratepayers of the South-east ' Ward to give an honest and consoiencious vote for ;the candidate whom they ?? considered the best man. ' ' ?' ' ?' 'Alderman Punch. ? A large, public, meeting ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 7 February 1885
BA IM HI N li^E DEPOT. G. PHILLIPS, I inn-' M.-rclinnt, Ctnytnn— iruet. ltiiliiuiin. . ' --!-ii. -It Him. ills; 'rniiril ifcli'ini ?iiition.- I. ii.- CreOi liy-inil ?Inilv— Wli s t-- and 1'elnil. Allnplt rs |-ll'in-'l u:t II v jut utli-d to l»y |iw or n'llePWfiso. ' , -. . . - ''AH kin-Id (if ilrnj- .ami . tan wo-k ;i'«iiie on 'tne hlmrtent i|o1 ice i-n .b!i- ti-niis THOMA^S WEST. WOOD & COAL M£RCHANT, Abattoir I- on -1, Adjoining the flla88A-orl-s,' IS i-rcjiared. to esroiite nil or .any orders yon may feel disposed to cn'rost him with, and will, on his part, nn-'ertake to give you t)ip iie-t Value for your money obtainable in ratiiiniii. All Ordeis by ] ost promptly attrnded to. Full wei«ht Ganrnntwd. Orders can be left with Mr. A. Smith, wntrhmsker, Dnrline-stroet, west, and Mr. .1 Drmnn. Abattoir-ioad. SAMUlili GOOUD, Grocer & General Storekeeper, LlAltLING-STUKET, ? BALMAIN, ' ' (Opposite I'ost Office.) HKST WOLI.ONGONG BUTTER. ?Xcw Laid, Kegs Twice a Week. l.-r...