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PARRAMATTA SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
PARRAMATTA SALES. Last week E. P. Pearoe reports : Turkeys (hens), 4i 6d to 6s 6d pair (ooeks), 6s to 8s 6d per pair ; fowls, 2s to 4b per pair ; pair Lang shan pullets, 7s 6d; ducks, 8s 8d to 4s per pair ; suckers, Ss 8d to 6s 9d : eggs. Is Id to Is 2d; butteri lid to Is 2}d per lb.; fruit (settee, except frost-bitten), oranges at 9d to 2s fid esse ; pumpkins, 4s 6d to 6s 6d doz. ; vegetables scaroe. On August 2nd prices were well maintained.
DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
DEATH. Mr. John Murphy, a resident of O'Connell street, north, died on Friday last at the age of 44 yean. Mr. Murphy, who was a native of the town, and tbe brother of Mrs. L. Dunn, of Parramatta North, succumbed to a pulmonary complaint, from which' he had for some suffered. His Temalns were interred in the B.C. Cemetery, Church-street, North, on Sunday, the funeral being very largely at
MUSIC AT BAPTIST BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
MUSIC AT BAPTIST BAZAAB. ! The entertainment of vocal and instrumental j music at the Baptist Church Baaaar on Thurs day evening was an excellent one. The ! following ladies and gentlemen took part: I Mesdames Brown, Whltefoid, Pearoe and Gain ford; Misses Abbott, Gains, Barker, Doyle, I Brown, Dunn and Withers ; Messrs. Fair- 1 weather, Brown and Pfdeoek ; Bev. H. Gainford and Master Withers.
DISOBEYING AN ORDER OF COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
DISOBEYING AN ORDER OF COURT. William Carter was before the Parramatta Police Court on Wednesday, 81st, for disobey ing an order for payment for maintenance of his illegitimate child. In .reply to the Bench, defendant said he oould not Bay when he : would be prepared to comply with the order ; | he was employed at the Meat Works. The Bench saia they had already given him a i month. He would be imprisoned till the | order was oomplied with.
PARRAMATTA No. 1 FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
PARRAMATTA No. 1 FIRE ! BRIGADE. I A special meeting of this brigade was held on Monday night, to consider the best means to assist the widow and children of the late Fire man Martin. It was considered advisable to ask the Druids' Lodge, and the League ol i Wheelmen to assist. A committee was ap pointed to act with them. A sum of money was voted to Mrs. Martin, from the Accident Fund of the Brigade. i
Service of Song [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
V * Service of Song. , Oa igbe 8 1st instant an* enjqy&ble service of song was given, Mrs. Ander son being responsible in the main for tbe undertaking. The piece rendered was ' Buy your own cherries.' The music (four violins — from Pymble, and Mrs, Anderson presiding at the piano) was exrallent. Tbe Bev. Mr. Marshall gav&.the connective readings.rTh'e sing ing of Violet Humby attracted no end of favourable comment. Performers from Leichhardt, North Shore, Pymble, and Hornsby assisted.
THORNLEIGH. News from Coolgardie. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
THOBNLEIGH. ] (Fboh oub Cobbespondent.) News from Coolgardie. Letters are to band from tbe HornBby aud Thornleigh boys out in Western Australia, seeking gold. They are en joying the beat of health v(if I may except the fact that E. Thompson in putting some grass into a hungry nog's mouth, got his thumb nearly bitten off). The Coolgardie folk have had plenty of rain. The weather was delightful — spring days being followed by dean frosty nights. .They had bought a dray and two horses (notwithstanding that such commodities were both scarce and dear) ; and were just starting on a 250 miles' trip, in the direction of Esper ance Bay. They consider that Cool gardie is over-rated. Provisions there, too, are still fairly dear. When out fossicking, they met an old Thornleigh chum, W. Piper, coming on a 100 mile journey in an opposite direction to . theirs.
Removal. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
V ' Removal 'v M v v \ Our Thornleigh folk report the de parture from our town — to Gordon — of Mr. Beid and family. Mr. Beid was thoroughly respected here ; and his wife was ever ready and willing to prove herself, by her timely graceful services in the hour of need, a truly neighbourly neighbour. They all will ^fiy^away j with them our good wishes. \
The Rescue from the Police. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
. Thp Rescue from the Police. On Monday morning.(fS9tli), H#nry Charles Barnes, on remand, was brought before Messrs. F. M. Edwards, P.M., and B. Harper, J.P., on a charge of assaulting Polioe Constable Orr, in the execution of his duty. :- .Mr, Biohardson, appeared for accused. Constable Tarpy deposed to the arrest of the accaasd -m fUtnrdaynight(4Qth). in reply to questions, aocused denied havir j been in front of Holmes's Hotel that night, or that be knew, anything of a disturbance there. Constable -W. J. Orr deposed that, about 10.80 p.m. on Saturday (20th), he bad occasion to arrest a man near Aqgyle-ptreet, for riotous behaviour and , using indeoent language. Got the man I tzOm the footpath into the street. Some one knocked off the man's hat, and he refuBed to go till he got his hat. They straggled ; anda great crowd gathered round. The Moused and others called out ' Let him go ; you've got the wrong mail.' Witness was mobbed across the street by the crowd. Aocused came up and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
Please mention the ' Free Press ' when ordering from ad vertisers whose notices appear therein, Thorpe's Hotel, CHVBCS STBEET,'. '^ABBAMATTA N OBTH. *' JTJENBY THOBPE, Pbopbjktob. The following Brands always in Stock : — Shamrock Whiskey (qts.) .. 5/ Burke's *** Whiskey .. 4/-b't'le. Brown's 4-Crown Whiskey .. 4/3 „ Usher's Speoial ? ? 4/6 „ Guianess's Stout and Best Brands English Ale, 10/- per Dosen. y /z/6 — yS / .Xowndes' Bom. a Speciality^ Visitors will find this one olthe moat Comfort able and Homely Hotels in parramatta. ? \ ? Terms Moderate. — : — F- Ernest Stowe, ARCHITECT & QUANTITY SURVEYOR, Corner of OHUBGH and MACQUAEIE STREETS, PARRAMATTA. All classes of Building and Benov&tiopspetc., /fc/j undertaken. i , IJIHE PREMIER OIL & COLOR STORES. Herbert Coates, The ONLY Patnt and Glass VJ, Merchant,--. . GBOBGE 8TBEET,.PABBAMATTA. Remember that THE BEST is the CHEAPEST in the end, and purohaae from me. Genuine White and Bed Iieade. Best Ztioseed OU Va...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
Good Land and Good Manure mean Good Crops and Good Bank Balances. - So use - - GEE'S- - Complete Fertilizers &^Natfral Manures. THEY AR^THEV BEST, Supplied in X owt. or 2 cwt. bags, and full value aUowadron return ol empty bags. Write tor Price, Pamphlet, &o.t to * The Sydney Meat Presemng^ompany Works, Bookwood, or TfctepHTCo.. Parramatta, Brokers to the Company. Thorpe's Patent Dog Biscuits and Poultry Food, to be had from Storekeepers. Try them ! p u*b l i c NOTICE. y BUSINESS „jX/- / //^ — OF THE - L me Jordan Sparks, UNDERTAKER, WILL BE CARRIED ON AS FORMERLY BY HIS WIDOW, UNDER EXPERI ENCED MANAGEMENT. Letters and Telegrams promptly attended to. Mrs. Jordan Sparks. /^lllam Harii 7^ ' WHT^LWRIGHT & BLACKQ^Om; Begs to inform his Customers that he has re moved to the premises lately oceupied by W. Bewick, CHURCH STREET, PARBAIIATTA. All work done Cheaply FOB CASH. Horses Shod, 4s per Etet. ? J.W. UPTON, ferfwE ' EXCELSIOR botOhery and bakery, Chard 8tiMt, ...
BEECROFT. Daring Robbery. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
BEBCBOFT. 'I [feoii oub ooBsmoKDEirr.] I Daring Bobbery. Early on Friday morning, the Station office was broken into, and the safe burst xjpen, and the money, about £6, stolen. The structure, which serves as the offioe, is a second-hand one, having served elsewhere before, it was placed here ; and apparently the_ robber or robbers had little difficulty in opening the door. This eSected, a small hole was drilled through the top of the safe, and a cbaipe of explosives — dynamite probably — inserted. The explosion had the effect of breaking the bolt of the lock, and opening the safe. Tbe offioe clock was found stopped at 17 minutes to five ; and at the same time several residents close to the station heard a loud report, though they took no par ticular notioe of it : so that that was about tbe time the robbery took place, no doubt. Sbme valuable documents of the Station-master are missing ; but the tickets are intaot, excepting that they show signs of the explosion. Whosoever the robbe...
ROOTY HILL. Sydney Hunt Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
BOOTY HILL. Sydney Hunt Club. On ' Saturday last members of the Sydney Hunt Club met at Booty Hill to hunt a deer, which had been turned down by Mr. WilMns, the landlord of the Booty Hill Hotel. There were some fifty followers, aqd a most sucoeas f\il hunt ensued ; . the i deer being captured ^ftpr a ding-dong run of about five miles. Amimgst those who followed wete-nrMr, M. Fordjaoting master) on i Barn us, Messrs, J. H. fitzsunmons on Barney, .Fred Charles on Never Miss, George Terty on Bryan O'Lynn, Norman Hafion Murto, 0. Marshall on Deer stalker, J. Fitrimmons on Nevertire, A. W. Fullagar on La Belle, Miss F. Fullagar on Chieftain, Mrs. Eoach on Sockbnrn, .Mra.'Harkus on The Spade, Mrs. Bolahd on Marabo, Messrs. H. Wells on Diike, J. Betaillick on Hem, B. Punch on Cardigan III., J. Watts on* bay, T. Dow cm A.T., j. Wall on Prince, J._ Burns on Laddie, H. Owens on a bejr, the. Mason brothers all well mounted, Hanslow (huntsman) on Bar ney II., Mayne (whip) on Caledonian ; whilst...
Parramatta W.C.T.U. SEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
. Parramatta WJC.T.U. SEVENTH ANNUAL BEPOBT. ? We have been requested to publish the following annual report tabled at the last annual meeting of the Parra matta Br&noh of the W.C.T.U. : — We present our seventh annual re port which shows that, though no great work has been accomplished, we have been struggling on in onr noble cause. » e nave sunerea some losses, as roe superintendent of evangelistic work, and the superintendent for Sooial Purity, have removed from Parramatta to other districts, although they still work zealously for our cause. The departments of work which have been taken up are : — Scientific instruc tors, literature, womanhood franchise, flower mission, peace and arbitra tion, and social purity, all under able superintendents. , The evangelistic work has been carried on by the President and Miss Wilkinson, who visit the George and Mac^uarie street Asylums respectively. TJieir work is very much *pprtci»ie-i by the inmatta, and good resStts follow. Owing to...
The Grauville Borough Council and those Ornamental Trees. (To THE EDITOR) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 3 August 1895
The Granville Borough Council and those Ornamental Trees. (To THE EdjTOh). Sir, — Through the medium of your praise worthy weekly, I would like to draw the attention of the Granville ratepayers to the conduct of ; their civic representatives with regard to the ! matter of those ornamental trees, which, I quite recently, in one of their lucid intervals, they magnanimously decided to disperse— free gratis— amongst the possessors of humble homes in this Borough. At least, so these poor people were betrayed into believing. And, with extravagant visions of lofty pines, and majestic o&ks, not to mention aspiring poplars | and the graceful weeping willow,, surrounding ; their previously unadorned and stu-shrivelled oot, they sent in their mild appeal for a share of the promised blessings. But, lo I shattered now are their fondest hopes 1 money is again the qualification. And, air, this is ootually what it amounts to. The conditions yon have to submit to, are, I understood, of a nat...