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TO MAKE HOME IN NEW GUINEA [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 19 July 1950
TO MAKE HOME IN NEW GUINEA A former Parramatta girl whose engagement was announ- ced recently will make her future home in New Guinea. She is Betty Rygate, only daugh- ter of Mrs. L. Rygate, of Strath- field, and the late Dr. A. M. Rygate of Parramatta, and her fiancee is Edward Goodwin Geddes, youngest son of Mrs. E. M. Geddes and the late Mr. H. Geddes, of Croydon. Mr. Geddes is a Bachelor of Engineering (Sydney University) and member of the Australian Institute of Engineers. Betty, whose engagement ring is a flashing two-stone diamond in a setting of six shoulder dia- monds, is a freelance journalist. She feels it a romantic coinci- dence that her flrst published story told of life in New Guinea, where she now plans to make her home, following her mar- riage early next year at Port Moresby.
£1,435 For City Council [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
£1,435 For City Coun Parramatta City Cow share from the Transport De ment's road tax allocation ceeds £1,435, aldermen were last week. The money is derived from licence" and tax fees in the me politan transport district. Council proposes to use money for maintenance wor roads used by buses in Pa matta, Granville, Dundas surrounding districts.
Mayor Presents Awards To Parramatta V.A.'s [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
.To Parramatta V.A.'s One V.A. for every thousand people in the city of Parramatta, wi'h a population of 68,000, is the ambition of the hon. director of N.S.W. Red Cross V.A.D., Mrs.. Persia Porter. Mrs. Porter said this at the presentation of home nursing and rescuscitation 'certificates to 37 members ,of. Parramatta Volunt ary Aid Detachment, at the A.G.L. auditorium' last week. Mrs. Porter, Alderman Mobbs and Matron E. White (Pairra matta District Hospital) were guests of honor at the ceremony., Other official guests included Miss Beryl Mobbs (acting for her mother, Mrs. E. A. Mobbs), Mr. and Mrs. Johnstone, and Cadet Officer McKean, of St. John Ambulance Brigade. It was worth making the trip from Sydney to Parramatta just to hear -the Mayor, Alderman E. A. Mobbs, say that he is in terested- in the work of the V.A.D., Mrs. Porter said. "It is my. ambition," she said, "to see one V.A. for every thousand people in Parramattta, which has' a population, I understand, of The interest ...
JUNIOR SOCCER [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
.. .JUNIOR SOCCER: Only Raingers team to A Saturday. was the All Aa e who were defeated 2-p Gladesville P. G. Cox s the goal. K. Crutchley outstanding player. Fixtures for Saturday: All A v. Botany, Parramatta j pital, 3.15, on Parramatta ý Ground. Under 14 v. Homeb 12.45. Under 18 v. Gladesville 1.45. All Age B v. Annan 3.15. Under 12 and Under matches yet to be arranged
WON PRIZES [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
WON PRIZES Winners of the Parramatt Home Service Club. guessin? dompetition, held recently, havy been announced as follows: First prize (dressing gowns) ticket No. 007506; Mrs. G. petr'E 54 Gladstone Street, North Par ramatta. Second . prize (nightdres sachet), ticket No. 007334, Mrs. L 'Ross, '17, Marion Street, Harri Park. Third prize '(cake), ticket Ný 006389, MVrs. L. Wade, 32 Fred ,erick' Street; Fairfield.' Fourth 'prize (vase),:ticket NC 007773, 'Mr; R Rankin, Chamber lain Road," Guildford. Fifthi- prize -(stockings), ticke No 007478,' Mris. Erwin, 115 Alfre St'eet, Parramatta.
C.W.A. NEWS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
CW.A NEWS This month's meeting of Parra. matta C.W.A. branch was excep. tionally well attended. The meeting, elected Mrs. How. ard as honorary secretary. This office became vracant through the voluntary resignation of Mhs. J. K. M. 'Simpson, who had been secretary for five years. Mrs. Simpsoni resigned from Parra matta branch 'to join the Castle Hill branch, which is more con veniently accessible to her home. At the previous. monthly meet-. ing of the branch, the president, Mrs. A. B. Erby, on behalf of the committee 'and members, presented Mrs. Simpson with a set of silver: fruit-salad spoons, in appreciation- of her work for ther branch. A successful jumble sale was held at the C:W:A. rooms, Mac quarie Street, on the same day as the 'July meeting, and the street 'stall, conducted by Mrs. Erby ' iid the .hon. treasurec, Mrs. Neale Pierce, held at the City Hall on the following day, .was also 'successful. Mrs. Erby and. Mrs Pierce extend sincere thanks to their helpers, Mrs. M.urray...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
Whether you're plana~lng a new home, or alteration's to a roomn you'd be wise to visit Wha! muffs for advice on new trends in lightingware; to coT~se theii corect effect-producing. units. Illustrated' are just few of 1kthe.. mrany,,. many 'bdautiful styles now on display, atWhat muffs. All are croftsmah-. made units from the factories" of Australia's: leading manu tacturers. -Prices ,are speci- " ally for budget-wise people. : . Exquisitely made Rea d ing mLamp. A "must" for every . Lounge ........ .... £82/l. 5-light Suspension Unit, in gloss with chrome fittings. £6/17/6 Glass and Chrome 2-light Unit for Lounge, Dining -or Bed-" rooms .... ..... .£5/14 - Unusual design 2-light. Unit,' S of glass, with qttracfive chrome fittings ...... 84/5 -. For the Lounge -, 5-liot, 1Unit beautifully made Iin glass with chrome arms and stem. I Styled. in Kempthorne, with I ,* chrome-work. Suitable for almost any room. Only? 72/6, Exterior Wall-bracgketloo n of "IIi distinctive design --made of' ...
C. OF C. MAY PLAN "GALA WEEK" [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
C. QF C. MAY PLAN ."ALA WEEK" Parramatta Chamber of Commerce may conduct a gala ?gbfpping'_ week in February n:::ext year., This decision was reached at last wveek's meeting of the Chain. ber. It is. proposed that during the week stores will offer many worthwhile bargains for shop. pers'. Mr. Gray..Fortescue said main .aim of the gala week should be to "advertise the town." He.said the gala week would build up Parramatta'S importance as a shopping centre, and if held arinually, would, with efficient organising, advertise the district ao a residential area. "\We want to attract residents -as well as shoppers to our City," Mr. Fortescue added. "'Our City is steeped in history, and in planning the gala week, we should enmphasise this point," he said. '
From Paddock to Punter [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
g FrOagg Padat .u .u mme L (By Harry Quigley.) There must hbe a lot cf Wards in thiis world. Last Friday evenirng as I listened-in to English football captain,; Ernest: Ward ( a 'phone_ call came. It was from Mr. Herc. Ward, district valuer, who had' a message for me from jockey Arthuir Ward. For a moment cr two I thought. I was in a big hospital. · The local municipal council has passed trainer H. Plant's p:ulis for a residence and stables at Rosehill and it is likely that the job will soon be started: 1 + + Rain was falling in torrents while these notes were being typed (Monday) and prospects for the S.T.C. meeting next Sat urday looked pretty miserable. Heavy going is a certainty. + + This makes you think. While Rosehill trainers are bitterly complaining that the wet weather has prevented them from properly training their horses they are winning more races than ever. Last Saturday, at muddy Moorefield,. they jiist won the bare • three. Makirn his bow to a metro politan crowd at M...
RED CROSS HAD SUCCESSFUL YEAR [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
Parramatta Red Cross re'alised a most success ful i?eari £67 being raised during the twelve months endi ng .ue,. 1950. Bundles of clothing were also sent to, the distressed areas of N.S.W This was reported at the an nual meeting of the branch, held this-. monlth. :The meeting was well attended :by members and visitors, who included several representatives from Pendle Hill bran h. Guest speaker at the meeting was Mr. Pritchard, from Red Cross Headquarters, Sydney, who was .introduced by the branch president, Mrs. F. W. Ewart. Mr. Pritchard gave a most in teresting talk on' the work done by Red Cross. He said that .al though the war years had.passed, there were still many returned Servicemen and their . families who needed care, and-it was only. through the help of the district branches that the work was made' possible. In thanking Mr. Pritchard for his interesting address, president Mrs..Ewart also extended thanks. and appreciation on 'behalf; of the.committee to all members fora the...
SPOTLIGHT ON THE SOCIAL SCENE [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
ISPOTLIGHT ON THE SPCIAL SCENE Parramatta Y?WIC.A. is inviting ;all New Aus tralian women iand -girls no ivinn namm rainattaT 'j district, to visit. te Y, "rdo, : cqarie Street (corner -Argus Lane), on Fridays, from 1 30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Branch members, and an inter preter will be present to enter tain the visitors, intr'oducing New Australians to Australians, and helping them to get. to know each, other as individuals: 'After noon tea will be served, and all help required.'-by new citizens in. their shopping; language' and other problems, readily given. Local residients who would like to helpj "'Y" embers with their good neighbours campaign are also invited tb come along to 'the rooms on Fridays. DR. P. MALOUF, of Parra matta, aid his mother, ;:r3. 'G. M. Malouf, are at' piesent crossing the Indiani' Ociin' aboard the Orion, en route to 'England via the Middle East aitd Italy. While in Italy, Dr. Malouf and Mrs. Malouf will make a Holy Year pilgrimage to Rome. + .. NOREEN TAYLOR, ...
CLUB HAD HAPPY BIRTHDAY PARTY [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
CLUB HAD .HAPPY. BIRTHDAY -PARTY Guests at Parramatta Inner Wheel of Rotary Club's 2nd birthday party; -held recently at the A.G.L. auditorium, George Street, included representatives from Inner Wheel clubs at Syd ney, North Syjdney and Manly, md wives of Rotarians from \uburn-Lidcombe, . Chatswood, 3urwood, Ryde and Liverpool. Also among the official guests Was Mrs. A. Flegg, president of ?arramatta Home Service Club. Feature of the afternoon was a presentation of a sheaf of flowers, made' by hon. secretary, Mrs. D. R. Downing, on behalf of the club, to Mrs. H. Shep aard, recently retired"c president, as a token of esteem and appre ciation of her work for the group during the past year in which she held office. An attractively pink-iced birth day cake, decorated with two candles, which .was made for the occasion by Mrs. Webster, .was cut by Mrs. Shephard, at the request of the president, Mrs. F. E. Armstrong. A musical programme was provided by Mrs. D. R. Downing (bracket of Songs)...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
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Merrylands' Help For Flood Victims [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
Merrylands' Help For Flood Victims More than £80 has been raised in Merrylands for Holroyd Coun -cil's Flood Relief Appeal, launched about a fortnight ago, the Town Clerk (Mr. P. A. Ar ne4t) announces. The Mayoress, Mrs. W. Camp bell, with a team of local women, has held stalls in' the shopping centre, raising over £57. Council has donated 20 guineas to the appeal. Other donations include two guineas from St. Anne's Church of England Council, and £3/18/ from spectators at a football match at Merrylands Oval. W. Clark, :of Guildford Roid, Guildford, suffered accidental In. ;uries to the right" leg at Clyde Railway Repair Works.' -Parraniatta' Ambula?ice' coni ,eyed him to Parramaitat District H-ospital where he was treated urid dischargedi . -'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
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ROUNDABOUT [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
Lbv"B rock OH, what a beaut example of the old adage that every little bit, added- to what you've got, .makes just a little bit more, is to be discovered on the glis tering shelves in. the penny-a-pot-extra depart ment of a Parramatta boozerie. Here's the drum. Customer calls for.shot of his favourite firewater, barmaid tipis grog in `cus tomer's glass. Barmaid thei: smartly up-ends the ;'rieasure into another glass, one of sev eral on the shelves, each holding its up - ended measure. Sorry, no prize for guessing how many teeny weeny drips would fill an other bottle. ·t·• .i PARRAMATTA Musical Comedy Company, as you should know latest production-Noel Coward': "Bitter Sweet." Dramatis personnae includes a character, name of Mr. Proutie, who spruiks Hielan' - lifies so tough you couldn't hack 'em with a haggis. Thus woe descended on the troupers, because in all their ranks none could, be found gameii enough to have Mr. Proutie op. But bitter turned; to sweet when in at rehearsal strol...
YOUTH FINED FOR DRUNKEN DRIVING [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
YOUTH FINED FOR DRUNKEN DRIVING A 19-year-old youth was fined £10 by Mr. Brooke, S.M., at Parramatta Court last week, for riding a motor cycle while under the influence of. liquor. The youth, Norman James Bedford, process worker of St. Ann's Road, Merrylands, pleaded not guilty. Constab!e Mervyn Sam, of Parramatta Police, said in evi dence that, with Sergeant Walter Drew, of Parramatta Police, he saw Bedford at his residence fol lowing a report of a motor cycle accident in Merrylands Road. Defendant was unsteady on his :eet, his voice was slurred and his breath smelt strongly of- in toxicating liquor. Bedford said his motor cyc'e tipped over when he was making a left hand turn. He admitted having five or six middies during the afternoon, but ;aid he had had nothing to drink after the accident. Witness said that in his.. opinion Bedford was "very drunk." In his defence Bedford said that while he was turniing off Merrylands. Road into Chertsey St., Merrylands, an explosion from the ex...
PILLION RIDER COST £2 [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
PILLIO- N RIDER COST £2 , -Percy Edward- Watts,: :ofBel-: mont Street, Merrylands, pleaded guilty in Parramrnatta.. Court:, last week to -having carried a pillion rider on his motor cycle in Guildford Road, Guildford, on May 3, while possessing only 'a learner's licence. He had a prior. conviction for this- offence Mr. Brooke, S.M., fined him £2 with 7/- Court costs. "There are but.. two ways of paying debt-increase of industry: in raising income, increase of thrift in laying: out." (Thomas Carlyle--"Past and Present.",) L-q? '? - IHIll -1 lI ?: I?l ??" mI-t'?
GRANVILLE TECH. P. & C. ASS'N [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
:iRAN . V ILLE TECH. P. & C. ASS'N At the month'y meeting of the Granville Secoridary Tech. P. 6& C. members were delighted "to hear .that three. recent dances which have been held have netted £23/6/0 for the funds. -Another dance will be held in the school on Friday. Mathematics Master, Mr. J. S'attery, gave an interesting' ad dress on "Mathematics-What We Teach and Why." He pointed out how necessary mathe matics is to everyday life and how the course taught at the school aims to fit pupils for whatever work. they may undertake when they leave school. This address was one of a *series, "What We Teach and Why," which has been arranged by the headmaster, Mr. Kempster. The next talk will be" given at the next meeting, August 4th, by Mr. C. Naughton, on English. Members decided that the As sociation should reimburse , the school with the difference. be tween the amount paid by. the school and pupils for. the T.B. x-rays. last March. ;Mi,: Kempster i.aid appeals for Unit...