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GUILDFORD. BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
GUILDFORD. BUSH FIRES. About 100 of Guildford's loyal citizens spent part of Sunday after noon assisting tho local fire brigade to extinguish a bush fire on the Mc Credie Estate. The outbreak occur red about 4 p.m. and S. S. 0. Barnes, the firemen, and volunteers were quickly on the scene. About 100 acres of scrub and grass were des troyed. The sub-station officer states that, but for the splendid assis tance of the citizens a couple of cot tages would almost certainly have been demolished. CRICKET. In competition cricket on Satur day, on Granville Park, Merrylands proved too good for Guildford, com piling 147 as against 34. For Guild for, Connelly took C wickets and Steppard 3, while on the other side M. Donoghue took 6 for 19, and Kold 3 for 12. Best batting figures were, Davidson 36, and £. Palmer 37. both of Merrylands). SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL SCHOOL OF ARTS. For some time past efforts have been put forth by the residents of the Guildford District with a view to the ultimate ercctio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
Fairfield Bakery THE CRESCENT. ?My aim is straight to please; X hit my object, too, My wedding and my birthday cakes, Arc just what would suit you. . I'm noted for my bread, v My smallgoods take the lead, Sd comc alone tad buy Your patronage I need. TRY MY TEA CAKES. BUN LOAVES, OR COFFEE ROLLS COFFEE CAKE, is very nice. My carts deliver everywhere. Just ask the cart to call And you will be satisfied. I SELL THE BEST BREAD-I DON'T KEEP IT., IF.jG. HENDERSON, Proprietor J. G. McBURNEY & CO. (LateCollins & Co.) P " SMART STREET, FAIRFIELD, , WHOLESALE AND RETAIL SEED, GRAIN, AND PRODUCE MERCHANT Regular Supplies of Best Country Pollard and Bran Primest Riverina Oaten and Wheaten Chaff Poultry Food and Spices of all Kinds PATON BURNS FERTILISERS. Yates Farm and Garden Seeds. Bulk Supplies Greenfeast Peas, and Canadian Wonder Beans. PHONE No.: LIV. 238. ORDERS CALLED FOR" AND DELIVERED. District Agent for Texaco Motor Spirits, Oils and Kerosene Telephone: Liverpool 286 W...
MERRYLANDS [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
MERRYLANDS The letter "L" is missing from the name Merrylands at the station on the Holvoyd side and should be re placed. It presents a dilapidated ap pearance in the eyes of travellers. ' NEW SCHOOL. The new infants' school in Myee street, Merrylands East, is expected to he opened for the resumption of . classes after the holidays. The crowning of the successful "Queen" (Miss Jean Henderson) will take place nt an early date. The proceeds of the competition (£51) will go towards the purchase of a piuno and other requisites. OBITUARY. The death occurred at the week end, of Mrs. Tuckerman, who for a number of years has resided near the railway station, Merrylands. The funeral moved from the Methodist Church for Rookwood cemetery on Tuesday. ^ PERSONAL. Mr. Frank Kenyon, of Merrylands, lias in his possession a membership card of the Australian floral and Horticultural Society, dated June 30, 1840. It was the property of his grandfather, Mr. Joseph Kenyon, who lived about these parts. O...
GRANVILLE. LIVE ELECTRIC WIRE FALLS ON ROADWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
GRANVILLE. LIVE ELECTRIC WIRE FALLS ON ROADWAY. On Saturday night an electric wire opposite the Granville Post Office became disconnected, and fell on the roadway, creating a real danger to the public. Two policemen were on guard before any damage was done; also workmen fronj the Parramatta Electric Supply Coy. The incident caused quite a lot o£ excitement. " BABY HEALTH CENTRE. During the year 1928, the Gran ville Baby Health Centre attended to 4155 babies. Sister Carol), who has been in charge for the past four months, visits Merrylands and Guildford also. During last year's visits paid by the sister in charge numbered 1784. Sister Carol! is enthusiastic regard ing the movement and states it is anticipated rhat during this year the number of babies receiving atten tion will increase by 80,000. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. At the annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce, held last week, the following officers were ap pointed: President: Mr. II, Denley (re elected); treasurer: Mr. A. Burns...
BROADCASTING. COUNTRY WOMEN. Radio a Boon. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
BROADCASTING. (Conducted by M. Wilson, Radio Stores, Ware-street, Fairfield), COUNTRY WOMEN. Radio i Boon. Radio ib exorcising an influence on the lives of women in tie country which is likely to hove a far reach ing effect on the problem of mnlfinjf rural life sufficiently congenial to en courage more people to settle and remain on tahe land. So far as women are concerned, radio has "come" in the country, When the men ere away from the homestead, working in the fields, radio is rendering a service to coun try women greater than can be real ised perhaps, even by city women who also listen in while they are carrying out the daily routine of work. Interesting as they are to one living, say, in a suburb of Syd ney, the special talks broadcast for women daily by all the broadcasting stations are doubly welcome to those who by reason of distance rarely have an opportunity of visiting the city shops or places of entertain ment It would probably surprise many to hear of the things which ap...
THE POOR FISH. Caught by Radio. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
THE POOR FISH. Caught by Radio. Radio has been proved a great thing for a lot of folks, but what has it done for the poor fish? The skipper of the fishing boat As-., cendant answers the question in a letter received by a broadcasting station in Aberdeen. He writes: "I went to sea on Monday, and caught nothing. So wag laying out. I re ceived your 4 o'clock broadcast' which said that good fishing was got fifty miles S.E. of Stronsay, so I pro ceeded there and vtas lucky enough to get a shot of ninety crans of very fine herrings, which sold for 39/3 per cr&n." When one can catch almost £200 worth of fish by radio nobody- can «lfcim thai radio does not pay the man who listens In. And after all what does It matter to the fish? If he hadn't .been caught by the trawler. he would hftVe bVeti ettfett *bV eotae ofchel- fiah.
PORTABLE RADIO. Favoured by Picnickers. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
PORTABLE RADIO. Favoured by Pieitickcri. The sound of a portable radio re ceiver bringing music to a party of picnickers at Mono. Vale, was a re minder of the increasing practicc of carrying a radio set as part of mot oring equipment. Within 200 miles of a broadcast ing station, and sometimes for long er distances, portable sets arc won derfully good company. They bring in music and entertainment while the tourists arc having their meals in the open-air, and when a party stops to camp for the night a port able receiver is an excellent help in providing a pleasant evening. Kapid strides have been made in the design of components and acces sories, and although the general de sign of portable rceivcrs has not changed a great deal, so great have been the improvements in details that to-day receivers are made which are completely self-contained ani readily portable, and at the same time have a performance which com pares very favorably with that of other types of recovers working on high...
SAVE OUR SOULS. Not Radio's Mission. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
SAVE OUR SOULS. Mot Ridio'i Miction. Most listeners to the brodcasting stations want entertainment pure and simple. Their ideas of enter tainment might run from lecturcs on abstruse subjects and heavy clas sical music to nigger comic songs and jazz, but practically all are united in a desire to avoid anything in the way of propaganda. This point of view was put clearly in a letter written by a Sydney dentist to station 2UW: "I want to thank you for yesterday's programme. Apparently you neither wish to save our souls nor give us muck. Your perfomances ai-2 thor oughly appreciated; your announ cer's voice comes over remarkably well and his manner is even better."
RADIO OUTBACK. An English Impression. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
RADIO OUTBACK. An English Impression. Radio listeners who make a prac tice of growling about the pro grammes of the Australian broad casting stations may be interested to read of the value placed upon them by a writer in the London "Radii Times." He says that when in Aus tralia he saw something of the lives of men and women on the outback farms and to theBe, radio was the greatest benefit which the century had brought. In pre-radio days a farmer's wife often never saw an other - woman for months on end. Now she was no longer alone and the settler with his family, after the long day's toil, could bring the whole world to visit him by means of his radio set.
SCREECHING SOPRANOS. Hornsby Radiists Wail. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
SCREECHING SOPRANOS. Hornsby Ridiiiti Wail. Listeners to the radiocasting sta tions make all manner of requests for items to be included in the pro grammes. The latest is from a man at Hornsby who asks: "Would it be possible, say, between the hours of 8 and 10 p.m. to give a man's programme . and curtail those screeching soprano voices. It must be obvious how unsuitable are wo men's voices on the air. The major ity of my men friends complain of the same things, e specially those .who listen on crystal sets. Women have all day to listen in, and when I tune in the radio after a hard day's work, it is very annoying to my jad ed nerves to hear shrill femals voices of the air." The writer states this is his' first growl as a listener for over seven years. Perhaps he is entitled to speak up because some listeners write complaining letters every week of their lives. He ought to join the movement to establish a "Socjety for the Suppression of Radio So pranos." It is said that such an or gan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
"Udisco" One»Dial Super-Neut THE UDISCO SUPER-NEUT. incorporates tremendous POWER Ss RANGE, WITH THE HIGHEST DEGREE OF SELECTIVITY. It is the "Rolls-Royce" in Radio Receiving Sets. Everybody strives to have the Best. Put one of these in, and you cannot be beaten. It is unparalleled for Daylight Reception of Interstate Broadcasting, designed to give Exquisite Tone Quality. 4-VALVE SET, with 3 Philips A609 1 Power Valves .... £20 6-VALVE SET, with 4 Philips A609 1 Power ValveB .... £30 6-VALVE SET, with 5 Philips A009 1 Power Valves £40 Easy Terms; Small Deposit, Balance over 12 months. Accessories Extra. Erected and put in going crder FREE OF CHARGE. Demonstrations in your own home IgREE. Every Part Except Valves and Batteries Guaranteed. CALL AND INSPECT M. WILSON RADIO SUPPLIER WARE STREET FAIRFIELD ASTOR. SHIELDED THREE RADIO RECEIVER. f BEAUTY is one of the numerous attributes of the new ASTOR SHIELDED THREE. Small in size, measuring only 10 ins. long. LESS IN SIZE, AND PRICE; BU...
Electricity in the Home. TABLE TIME SAVERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
Electricity in the Home. TABLE TIME SAVERS. When equipping the home with electrical appliances don't be con tent with the usual fan and radiator, iron and vacuum cleaner limR. See how much time and trouble can be saved by such table equip ment as a toaster and coffee percol ator. Sit down to breakfast and let your coffee and toast be cooking while you are enjoying your porridgp save time and trouble, and do things easily and pleasantly. Electricity has many advantages, see haw many ways it can helo v&lt;vi, and choose the little devices \vhi:h will add to the comforts of y.mr home.
A HINT TO HOME PLANNERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
A HINT TO HOME PLANNERS. When building, putting in electric ity, or planning artistic ani tkvor ative schemes for the homt>, it is well to remember the importance jf wall plugs. The little extra expense fi'rolveii in a generous supply of poiu'.i for your electricity is repaid a hun dredfold in convenience, labor-saving and effect. Have one at least in each room, and as many more as you can advantageously allow. IHdintor in winter and fan in summer, vacuum cleaner and floor polisher, bed warm er, e'ertric table cooker. 1 ot water jug or kettle, there are scores of handy labor-saving devices wVu:r&lt; c;&lt;n btcome useful and valuable t> if i'OU have a point or two in e.i'h ict-ni. And do not be content v:,-'i ihe single central hanging light in each room; inderict lighting from corners and wa'.'s creats a most havmoni^yr M.d *;)Ii»awng effect, while stn.vlsrJ tamps anc tabic -lamps have wni.v a'i-arigca. See MAX WILSON, Fairfield.
HOT WATER QUICKLY [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
HOT WATER QUICKLY One of the handiest and most pop ular of clectrical aids in the htmc is the electric water jug or kettle, some thing that provides water at just lie right heal, Juke warm, hoi, or boil ing, in a few moments. From morning tea-time to that la&lt;^ cup of tea or coffee when you reach home late and tired and ready for bed, the hot water jug Is reaJy. A snap of the switch, and yjur water i6 ready in a trice. No heat is wasted even in halting the small quantities of water for shaving, toilet, etc., as the boat i; generated inside and goes direct *o the water, instead of having first to pass through the container as with ordinary methods, so that water will reach boiling point by the ai 1 of en clectric water jug or kettle at .'..on siderably less cost than by any other system of heating.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 19 January 1929
RETURN THANKS Mrs. W. Ross and son, of Church- street, Cabramatta, wish to thank all kind friends also the Royal Arch Masons, Druids and Buffalos, and Mr. and Mrs. D. Fowler for. sympathy during their sad bereavement. RETURN THANKS. Mr. and Mrs. E. Carter of Cum- berland-st., Cabramatta, desire to re- turn their sincere thanks to all kind friends for expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. RETURN THANKS. Mrs. Bunker and family, of Fair- field, desire to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy in their recent sad bereavement.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 26 January 1929
ONLY THE 8EST sTa *' They Receive Same ligation As - -X ^1 z?\ - - J*"*M Hk _ PllOI»f>,*4v, PRIVATE MATEBNITY HOSPITAL* | Nurse Tomkinson A.' (Certificated Bt. HMSMetVHotpital, tydnlr) ADDRESS- . . ' , - ' kl "AIS LYNN," OAKLEY VALE BOAD, OANLEY ; (2 Minutes' Walk From Railway Station)' Oat-door Oases also attended in Districts LhnerpoorWO , APPOINTMENTS BY MESSAGE OB LETTER - w ' Ashcroft's Butchery Cabramatta FOR HIGH CLASS MEAT .'* . Try our Corn Brisket with bone Phone: Liverpool 77^ ALL PAPERS ! ALL BOOKS 1 ALL MAGAZINES" R. J. GREGORY, NEWSAGENT & STATIONER -- OANLEY VAI£ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Having secured the Agency for the Aeolean Cotnp&ny, now prepared to supply Gramophones and Becorcte. A good selec tion of the Latest always on hand. Drap in and hear thenu^ Remember: I stick to City Prices for Everything.. ; Summer Specials ' SO PIECES OF FLORAL LAWNS AND VOILES at I/- per 20 PIECES OF GENUINE LtNENE, all shades 10J«L aM 25 GIRLS' ART SILK & PUR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 26 January 1929
All Classes of Poultry Bought for Cash. Lorry CallsEverywhere Ring, Write, or Cull, Phone, UW 9473. . L. Alcorn GROCER, POULTERER, PRODUCE AND FUEL MERCHANT, GUILDFORD ROAD, GUILDFORD . I have an Up-to-date Clean Stock of Groceries and Stock only the Beat Brands > CUSTOMERS ARE WAITED ON DAILY And Orders are Delivered Same Day ai Received FULL STOCKS OF PRODUCE, WOOD, COAL, AND COKE A. J. Selke SMART STREET FAIRFIELD THE LIVE AUCTIONEER AND COMMISSION AGENT HOUSE AND LAND AGENT Auction Sales Every Saturday Morning. Sales Conducted in Any Part of the District. Insurance Effected. RETURNS PROMPTLY EXECUTED Horace Smith, Wishes to Notify the Residents of Oanley Vale that he HAS OPENDED a First-Glass LADIES' & GENT'S HAIRDRESBING SALOON Situated in Asimus' Store CANLEY VALE ROAD OANLEY VALE (Near the Station) PRIVATE ROOM FOR LADIES. Fairfield PRIVATE MATERNITY HOSPITAL Phone 301 J Liverpool Phone 301 J Liverpool Nurse Podmore, A. T. N. A. (Registered) (Certificated Royal Hos...
THE TRAFFIC DOME. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 26 January 1929
THE TRAFFIC DOME. The Acting Secretary, Main Roads Board, replied to Granville Council's letter regarding the traffic dome at the intersection of Railway Parade and the vehicular traffic bridge at Granville station, stating that, while the Board is of the opinion that the present position of the traffic dome is most suitable in the general inter est, it will have no objection to the alteration of the position of the dome by the Council at their own risk and responsibility.-The dome has disappeared, nobody knows where; so.the argument is settled.