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Borough of Parramatta. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
Borough 6f .T»itrram atta. ' The general meeting of tbe Borough Council of Parrams&ta was hud on Monday evening. Present: The Hvror (fcfr. C* ;J. $yrnes), Alder- men Johnstone, Saunders; Wlthen, Moxham, Dixon, Campbell; and HiUis. Rkfobt* so Bacma. The Finance Committee reported payments asnndor:— Salariee,£454e; wi^es,£2l4 18s 6d? and accounts, £690 is 9d.' ' The Hackney Carriage Committee reported laTOsaoiy on fpuowwo una r.«oa a. uo *- terall, fbrjpermiseion to rnji * Tehicle from the southern , boundary ot the borou^i to Palmer street and further reported that, sinoe the re commendation had been come to, the license had bees issued. The Lighting Committee presented a report recommending (1) that consideration of com munications re proposed fhcaiideeoent gas* burners stand over, in view of the proposal to erect municipal gas-works ; (9) that lamp near intersection ot Churoh and Msoquarie streets be removed to the opposite side of the road; ty re letter from Brash Eleo^ioa...
Jewellery Robberies. FURTHER COMMITTAL [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
-:J«weH«py Robberies. r3t*. ?VuJP' ? *r~M* - Ji MJBTHEB COMMITTAL. L Itrwiitl be 'rehienibe^d ^Irat during the evening of Sunday (21st) a house in hill, and ia^^wS-Known to the Par ramatta-Granville distriot, was arrested on suspicion. He was brought before the Court on Saturday on a chnrge of breaking and entering into the dwelling of Miss White, Macqu&rie-atreet, Parra matta, - and stealing therefrom a silver watch, gold chain and other articles. Mr. Bichardscn. appeared for accused. Constable Trevillian deposed that about 9 o'clock on' the previous night he arrested . accused in Chorch-street and asked him when he was in Brown's second-hand shop last. Accused de nied having been there at all. Took him down to the shop. Mr.- Brown identified him as having called there with a watch, eto., some days before. Accused denied that be had been in the shop; and said Mr. Brown was evidently making a mistake ; bat Brown persisted in identifying him. Witness then arrested him. The pr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
y: . HOW rO TEtL FBESH FISH. ' The lula given by. Pt,,Uaiy Groan, &t:the nmiopd e^io^tton, MonaevmyhonMieeper ?haiil^'lmmr.U fe lboditlek at Vdlitaobe from wsWr-Thh irn Vsty, *ft tojlx icpt longer tiuui is protw when nwd tor food. In nslng fish, Dr. jOrmn old it ,Ma Ab^atolv nmnsrjto --ot In itif'aaK, it «u » «p|. Uuit.aK«arfi*'^«« tea- 1 H liowBwr^MMiiito^Bw^am tluit whni -tofg«t'oliw^o^T^1ieae.ee,tod; taeMialtennatta IfnpjnlSIWV WW
HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
HINTS. To Hake Candles Stay Firmly in- Candle sticks.— Before putting candles in candlesticks bold lb em for a minute in hot water. This will m^ce them stick, and does pot necessitate wrapping paper round than. To Improve Gilding.— Mix a gill of water with two ounces of purified nitre, one ounce of alum, and one ounce of common salt, lay thi« over gilt articles with a brash, and their oolour will oe nmcn unprovea. How to Seep Ferns Through Cold Weather.— Do not water ferns on a odd day. On a bright day pat a veir- small quantity of water in tbe aanoer. -During (he winter pat all your ferns dose together and cover the soil of each pot with'* little dry moss to keep it warm. How To Obtain A Good Light From A Lamp.— Take the burner off and boil it gently in strong soda and water for half afi hour; let lt«fay thoroughly. When filling the reservoir put in each time half a teaspoonful of oommon salt. A dear white steady light- will be ob tained. To Clean Varnished Paint. 'Take a small qua...
THE TEA GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
THE TEA GOWN. - The' tea gown, or the tea jacket,' is donned by every woman who loves ease and grace, for theat garments an Bo tntiy naetiiitha$ no well regulated Urardrobe setais oompleto without ?them. -A a to materisl, this so he rich or simple, as yoa wish, bat plenty of lace and ribbon mnst'give -the finish ; and jnst a 'tpnch of velvet at tne throat and as a fintnh to the sleeves, tor velvet la so becoming to the com ? plexiozu I saw a remarkably stylish bat by na means expensive tea gown the other day, made pimply of pale blae erepqu with soft ecUfcoloaied laoe round ne^c falling over shotilaers, end in cascades dos^i sth» (rapt, whiie^ie throat was eneircled with * folded oollar of moss-green velvet, finished on either side with rosettes. . The full sleeves terminated with eobot o! laces and folds of velvet, secured at the inside of aim with a rosette.
AUBURN. Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
AUBURN. Municipal Council. The usual meeting of Auburn Council was held on Monday. Present : The Mayor (Aid. Taylor), and Aldermen Dyer, Roper, Ritchie, Lightfoot, Myers, Blackett, Small, and Baker. Minutes. The minutes of last meeting were read, and confirmed. Correspondence . Letters— outwards — were read ; also letters inwards, as follows : — From the Municipal Association, enclosing legal opinions ; ana notifying the Council of the approach of the annual session of the ' Conference, to be opened on the 24th inst. — From the Board of Health, re the issue of i a Noxious Trades License. From Bookwood Council Clerk, re approach ing Conference. Reports. Reports were read, and dealt with ; — The Treasurer's report gave the following figures — Bates received during psst fortnight, (North Ryde), £84 0s 6d ; East ward, £4 19s 8d ; West ward, £9 15s : Credit balance, £326 17s 5d. The Finance Committee recommended the payment of accounts amounting to £57 6s l£d. (Almost all the amounts rep...
Snow-dropping. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
Snow-dropping. Some persons living near the Gran ville-Parramatta boundary have been missing a good deal of rough-dry property of late ; — from their clothes lines. Strange to say, the thieves did not clear off at all times with whole articles. Sometimes they took a cuff or two from a shirt and took thein off none too neatly ; at other times they took other parts. The latest robbery was that of several pillow-slips, or portions thereof. Investigations were set on foot, as they always are in such cases, and hot pursuit of the culprits was entered upon. At length, diligence and cuteness were rewarded ; and the offenders were discovered, ? in the shape of a couple of old milch cows ! Many of our Granville readers will be sorry to learn of the approaching departure from Granville of Messrs. John Fewster and William Caminidge, builders and contractors, for Western Australia. Both gentlemen are held in the highest esteem by those who know them, and they will both be sadly missed. Mr. Fews...
Christian Endeavour. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
Christian Endeavour. A special Juvenile Christian Endea vour service in connection with . the Congregational Church, was held on Sunday. The members of thie Parra matta Congregational Juvenile C.E. attended, under the guardianship of Mr. C. W. Mills, Miss Bymonds and Miss Burgin. Miss Phillips (of Sydney) delivered an instructive address to the joint societies.
The Late Election. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
The Late Election. Th'e issue tjf substituted rights to .eleatora,-H w&setated would open the door.^o double 'sbtiag ; and 'thbre were i^^rrimoMa ^Granville just before check on all holders of substituted rights was therefore instituted by the Beturning-Officer (Dr. Furnival) ; but it is satisfactory to report that no attempt was made.
Womanhood Suffrage. INTERESTING DEBATE. VOTE IN FAVOUR OF ENFRANCHISEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
Womanhood Suffrage. INTERESTING DEBATE. VOTE IN FAVOUR OF ENFRAN CHISEMENT. The hall of the Granville School of Arts was crowded to the doors on Thursday night last, on the occasion of a debate on the question — ' Should the sui&age be extended to women ? ' Mr. M'Leod (President of the Granville Branch of the Women's Suffrage League) occupied the chair. It is not too much to say that, taken as a whole, the debate was of a high order, inter jections — especially from a few of the i ' fair sex ' in the immediate vicinity of the platform — were frequent, more par 1 ticularly towards the close ; but they were generally pertinent, and were ac cepted in good part. The points of the various speakers were highly applauded ; and the sarcastic sallies and mock polite courtesies were provocative of general, good-humoured laughter. The Chairman opened the proceed ings by expressing his pleasure at seeing so many present, and stated that the Granville League had thought the best way to k...
GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE. POSTAL & TELEGRAPH ARRANGEMENTS, OFFICE HOURS. ETC. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
GRANVILLE ELECTORATE. GRANVILLE. POSTAL 4 TELEGRAPH ABRANGE MENTS. OFFICE HOURS. ETC. [The Granvillo Post Office is open from 9 a.m. to 0 p.m. ; Telegraph Office from 9 a.m. (^to 8 p.m. ; Money Order Office 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 9 p.m. for receipt of deposits only. Mails arrive from Sydney 8.6, l.G, 5.6, and 9.30. Mails close for Sydney 5 A.m., 9 a.m., noon, 7 p.m. and 10 p jh. (Saturday excepted) ; Sundays, 10 p.m. (The Post Office is in charge of Miss Higgs, Postmistress).
The Election Officials. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
The Election Officials. After the declaration of the poll at Auburn on Wednesday, the Return ing- officer (Dr. Furnival) entertained the election officials, to the number of about twenty, at supper at Curtis's Boyal Hotel. In addition to the gentlemen direetly concerned, Messrs. H. Vale and J. D. Ritchie were present by special invitation, and an apology was tendered for the absence of Mr. A. Gee, J.P. Dr. Furnival presided. The following toasts were honoured'. — ' The Queen,' ' the Governor,' ' the Visitors ' (re sponded to Messrs. Vale and Bitohie) ' the Chairman' and ' Our next happy meeting ' — the Chairman remarking, as to the last, that, in his opinion, it was quite possible that that meeting would be sooner than some folks thought.
Social. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
SociaL A social gathering of the Granville Primitive Church Choir, took place on Friday evening last at the residence of the Rev. S. Harrison, in honour of the wedding of the ohoirmaster and organ ist. Refreshments were served during the evening, which was principally taken up with amusements of various lands. Mr. Harrison took the oppor tunity of stating that nothing but the kindliest relations had existed between the pulpit and the choir, and hoped that the existing order of things would continue all along.
FATAL BOAT ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
FATAL BOAT ACCIDENT. I Mr. J. E. Bowden, Parramatta District Cor oner, conducted jan inquest at Peat's Ferry on Saturday last touching the death of Thomas William Jamieson, whose body was found en tangled in the gear of a sailing-boat on the previous Tuesday. As he failed to reach his destination, a search was instituted, with the result stated. A verdict of accidentally drowned was returned*
GRANUMA MEAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
GRANUMA MEAL. A cheque for 10 guineas has been received by Mrs. John Nelson, of Western Road Parra matta, from the proprietor of MGranuma'meal, she having sent along the best 12 recipes for making cakes, paste, &o., with the meal. As is well known tne Grandma Meal is placed on the market by the firm of Jos. IngJip and Co.
THORPE AND CROSS BLACKING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
THORPE AND CROSS' BLACKING. A couple of weeks ego, Messrs. Thorpe and Co. left as a sample of ' Mirror *' Blacking as now being made by them on a rather extensive scale. We have given it a fair trial, and consider it equal, if not superior, to any ob tainable. It gives a splendid polish, which will last a couple of days ; with little exertion, and at a low prioe. We predict for it a big sale as soon as it is established on the market
DEATH OF AN OLD PARRAMATAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
DEATH OF AN OLD PABBA- j MA$TAN. A well-known and loag-nsfdent townsman of Pimmattai . Mr. Miehael Well, passed away on ISatmidaj.bst, mt Hu zipt age of 71 Teuvand 'bis . raiulQi wen Interred in the Bonmi Catholln 'bttrial. ground. Paramatta north j im flonday/aittsnoon, in thepreMooe of a veiy larBe 'eonoodne.'ot i»«Hw-ta of the r»m»Ha, /tmt pwtag to: jjMnw«,«od ftm [?]
SHOP-LIFTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
SHOP-LIFTING. - On Monday evening, an elderly woman— evidently a suitable subject for treatment in some of our asylums for aged waifs and strays —was observes ' hangingabout' the bootehop of Mr. J. H. Saunders, uhurch-street Being qu^oned by the proprietor, she enquired the mice of certain women's hoots exposed lor sate. On being inlormed, she -sold she would have a pair when she came book. She . literally kept her word; for a short time afterwards Mr. Saunders saw that the boots had disappeared. He traoed the old dame as 'far as Mr, F. Savage's greengrooexy, some few hundred Tarda lower down; and deteoted her, In the act of trying to sell the boots then. The services of a constable were obtained; and the woman, who gave tbe name .of Jane Jones, was taken in custody. On the following morning (Toes day) she was brought before 4he Benoh—Mr. B. Harper presiding— and, the facts as above being pstabUshed, was sent to gaol for fourteen ; . . .