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WANT ROADS IMPROVED [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
WANT ROADS IMPROVED A der:'tation from Dorothy Street Prog"'e' Asoeiation,. South Granville, will' wait on Council regarding the condition of Ever ley Street and Boundary Road, South Granville. This was decided at the, second general rmeel lng- of the azsocia tion held recently. it was also announced at tIe'2 meeting that the' dance...held at the Scout 'i'Hall, Blaxcell Street. on July 15, to help: raise funds for the association, 'haj proved such a success that in future a similar dance will be held each month.
FELL FROM TRUCK [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
FELL FROM TRUCK. A Dundas woman was injured last week when the door of a truck she was travelling in flew open at the corner of Buller and Belmore . Streets,. Parramatta North, and she was thrown to the roadway. The woman, Mrs. E. Adams, of Calder Street,. Dundas, suf fered injuries to the back hnd abrasions to the right knee and hands. Parramatta Ambulance con veyed. her ..to..Parrnamatta 'District Hospital. .
Gay Parties At Businessmen's Ball [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
.. SusinessB iens lIal Early spring flowers and colorful balloons were among the table decorations creating a fe,2ive background for gaiety at the 3rd annual ball of Parramatta Business and Pro fessional ?fen's Club, held at Hiawatha last Saturday night. Parramatta Police .. Citizens Boys' Club will benefit by £2C from a guessing competitior ,ondicted during the evening, and a further 10 guineas, donnte by Mr. G. O'Connell, of Hia watha. Mrs. Elizabeth. Frazer; on be half of the Police-Citizens Boys' Club, expressed sincere' thanks to the Business Mens Club, the visitors and Mr. O'Connell,. for their generous support. Interstate -visitors were among the many guests entertained at the ball. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Dougall (representing Michael Nairn & Co.) entertained a large party in a private room -adjacent to the main ballroom. Mrs. Dougall pinned a corsage of pink car nations to her gown of ice-blue romaine, which was embroidered with silver sequins. Their guests were Mr. and ...
SEASIDE COTTAGE FOR GIRLS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
SEASIDE COTTAGE FOR GIRLS The Church" of Ehgland Child. ren's Homes at Carlingford have launched an urgent, appeal for a seaside holiday cottage, for use this coming summer. The Homes have a seaside cottage for boys, at Terrigal, but no place where girls can be taken for a much. needed change.. The cottage re. quired need not necessarily be very. large, as "shakedowns" could be provided on a verandah, The girls to be taken to the cottage are 30 or 40, selected for health? reasons, or good conduct during the year. - They are not. delinquents-merely victims of broken or slum homes. , Most of therih have never had a seaside holiday. Offers can be made direct to the matron at the Girls' Home (Mrs. Woodhouse), telephone UW 8420
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
.Successors' to' McKay's . S:RE C AR?ALEON ": . EORGE .STREET," PARRAMATA?. (Opp. Roxy T-heatre) HIGH.- CLASS. CATERERS &8 PASTRYCOOKS SWiIL CATER FOR FUNCTIONS: ANYWHERE. 'Phone: UW 7042. Nothing Too Large or Too Small-Nolan Bros. will do it all. SPECIALIST IN PANELBEATING. & SMASH WORK.: Special .Gear for Handling Chassis Work. All Work Done to Precision. Satisfaction Guaranteed. NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL. 72 CHURCH STREET'..t, PARRAMATTA PHONE ' ---- UW 6653 SParraiiatta's Leadnclg Funeral- Directors Willina Metcalfe : Ltd. 181 Church Street, PARRAMATTA U,W 8838 biHRll1 I I. 50%BT CE FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST, PARRAMATTA SMITH. STREET, PARRAMATTA , SERVICES : SUNDAY, 10.30 a.m. and 7.15 p.m. SUNDAY SCHOOL, 10:30 a.m. - Wednesday Evening Meetings at 8 o'clock, include Testimonies' of Christian: Scie.ece ,Heali.g. ReadinE Room and Free Jibrary 1i2.0 till 5.0, Mondaj. to .Fridayi .Wednesday 7.50. - IT PAYS TO ADV ERTISE ' . - ." ".- -'-,..r ..,' . . . 2t , ...
OBITUARY [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
JAMES MALLETT, of Glad stone Street, Parramatta, died aged 87 years. He leaves a wife and family. Interment took place in North Rocks Catholic Cemetery. ERNEST HODGES WALKER, of Alice Street, Harris Park, died aged 83. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, one son and one daughter. COLIN CAMPBELL, of Crimea Street, Parramatta, died aged 89 years. His wife, Jan'e, predeceased him, and he is survived by three daughters. MRS. MERLE McGRATH (19), of Hope Street, Granville, whose death occurred last week, is sur vived by her husband, Raymond, and a baby daughter. Interment took place in Rook wood Church of England Ceme tery. + + + CLARENCE STANLEY BOYLE (25) died at the home of his parents in High Street, Gran ville. Interment took place in the Catholic Church, Rookwood. + + +. MRS. MARY ANN HELENA DE'MESTER (82), of George Street, Parramatta, has died. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Francis. +. + + MRS. VERA HILDA TUNKS (65), of Helen Street, Westmead who died last week, is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
'TH 1 i :1E GOES TIHE CAR . I'M GOING TO BUY!" 1950 sV ivANhtRD They MUST be good! You see them everywhere! A genuine six seater fully equipped with - features that are usually classed as "extras." INCREASED PRODUCTION" GUARANTEES EARLIER DELIVERY SEE US IMMEDIATELY .. . IMMEDIATE DELIVERY MARSHALL'S MOTORS (Authorised SALES and SERVICE) CHURCH ST., PARRAMATTA and FITZGERALD ST., WINDSOR * Phones: UU 1597 and 2305 and WINDSOR 238 K. J. FLATTERS & SON Western District Premier FLOO.R SANDERS POLISHERS 75 GILBA ROAD, GIRRAWEEN UW 3359 • n d . ,,,,??,? ,? , ,'LD S. , W'It''rl~~N I'z ? ,? 'I, " ~ Australia's Best Advertising Buy is right here in PARRAMATTA with a trin-wee . INDIVIDUALLY any one of these three ta papers, can boast the LARGEST FREE t l. NEWSPAPER circulation in Australia. " Over 15,000 homes in Parramatta are reach circula tion :ed by the Cumberland Newspaper group 3 times a week. -Over .40,000 homes froin Granville to. ® Windsor and from Granville to Kellyville of...
Baths Come In Handy For "Coal Buckets" [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
For "Coa Buckets" Writing from London,. Carlingford Scot, James Milnii, who' is' re-visiting tie land o? f his biith after forty years, gives some interesting impressions of the Atlee Socialist Government socialisation schemes. Of reconstruction work under Government control, he says: "Although rebuilding is proceed ing, there is still much evidence of bomb damage from the. last war. "Building workers, are quite indifferent about speeding up the work, as the Government has granted an assured, weekly wage, regardless of loss of time due to wet weather. - "Many I have spoken to agree that the workers have let the Government down by loafing on 'their jobs. "Government-built brick flats are substantial, with central heating and cooking appliances. "Each fiat has its own bath, but many tenants formerly from slum areas, are using baths to hold coal supplies." Mr. Milne continues: "All agree that the Government has done a lot to improve working class conditions. "But workers have not appre...
Approval For Crusaders [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
Approval For Crusaders Parramatta City Council has conditionally agreed to' allow fol lowers of Western Suburbs Ad vent Crusaders to ho'd religious meetings outside the Court House on Sunday nights. The Crusaders will commence their meetings at 7 p.m., but will not be permitted to use loud speakers. They will also have :to gain police approvai to hold their meeting ., Council .agkeed to allow them to meet, with the right to ter minate permission at' any time. Nervous passenger: Oh! I've nulled the commuinication cord by mistake, what shall I do? I'll be fined £5. Scotsman: Give me -£3 and I'll have a fit. -Pearson's (Eng.)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
Roxy Servic Staton Pty. Ltd 61 George Street, Parramatta HAS ROY PRESTON in command of their Spare Parts Department Mr. (Roy) Preston has been associated with the Motor Trade, Spare and Replacement Parts, for the past 14 years and is now offering that experience and wonderful knowledge to the trade and motoring public of this district. Bring. your parts problem to Roy and give himn the oppor tunity of showing his ability and willingness to. help . you, for we assure you, if the parts are in Australia, Roy will endeavour to procure them. . . .: Vauxhall owners are especially invited to take advantage of. Roy's services, as it is our intention to specialise in Vauxhall Spares, etc.. Remember Roy WILL help you-if given the opportunity.., Ou CAN BlIkD A OME LIKE THESE 100% Loans -Interest 4% Arrange ou r,( Finance NO -. ,o - is Availabls You can arrange your finance now with the Parramatta Co-opera Advice regarding plans and BYou ican actually dbuy your home at'less than rental paymegts...
L.G. SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
L.LG" SPORTS ' Blue Mountains City Coun ci-l- has invited aldermen of Parramatta City Council to attend the annual Local Gov ernment sports. competitions at Katoomba in September. Competitions, which run for two "days, commence on Friday, September 8. A Civic reception wi'l welcome aldermen of most metropo'itan councils on their arrival in K-to'omba at 10.30' a.m. 6i ithe 'rsi day of the competitions. MYlayor of Bluei Mountains.City Couinxri ?(Ald. F. Walford) will -presen~ : 48 trophies to sports virnners at a social in Katoomba City Hall at the end of the com ,etitions.. "So Harold D'Arcy is a gentle Inan farmer now?" "Gentleman farmer's right. Be lieve me,. he even has his scare crews changing into evening cress at dusk!" -Passing Show (Eng.)
Hints For Motorists [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
Hints For Motorists it is bad poicy toi start :, a ar in reverse downhil1, or .for ard in a-v gear except. top, ys the N.R.M.A., The least har"' is' rIPne by arting in top devn hill, be "use in top rear wheel s.eed 4 engine speed: are' closely re ted. Reverse, however, is the low t ratio and imposes a great rain on the car from the pis ,f right through. to the roau heels. Clutch, gearbox, differential d back axle are weakened, ]d may give under the strain. The best way, of course, to art any car is by fte self 3rter, or failing that, the arting handle. Tyre pressures recommended handbooks are usually for I1mally laden cars. When Wvi!y loaded, it is sometimes ý'gested that the pressure be re,.sed sli.htly. Smore comfortable ride will had in a lightly laden car hiout any harmful effects to - tyres if the normal pressure decreased a few pounds. tin-r (suspiciously) : Why do u call this "Enthusiastic" iVaiter: Becaivwe f-t bC'ok put erything he had into it. ' -Toled:a Blade d U'T:A.)
DEFECTIVE MOTOR VEHICLES [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
EFECYTIE MTOR EHICLES . The N.R:M.A. appeals .to * the, rvice station ..iindustry ito. te rupulous . in .makiig utho ed inspections of . nitor ehicles "so that .this 'vital link our road; safety chai. ;`will ot be completely s--i saittre Mir. H. E. .Richards, general: eretary :of t.he ass.cia ti.ni id the. fact' , that very few ehicles complied with the ety laws in' respectf i.of light g must be takeyn as a' reflec on on service, stations which tified to the' 'safety of essef I items of' eqiuipment prioi t gistration of the ivehicles. "Motor ow err s lies ari min eir garagenmen's hands;" he eclared. "At the same t time, many otorists allow the ..safety uipment to 'deteriorlate . and blind to signsr of i amijnieiit ilure. Had they taken their hicles to their garagemen for ttention in good time, many the accidents cauised 'm-by echanical defects would never ave occurred." Last year mechanical defects ere responsible for 1,052 acci erts in N.S.W., in which 33 rsons were killed' and ?s ...
Parramatta Can Be Proud Of Its V.A.'s [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
Parramatta Can Be Proud Of Its V.A;'s *When Delegate Hospital (near the Victorian- border, N.S.W.) recently sent out a call for help for its nursing staff, two mem bers of Parramatta V.A.D. volun tered their services, one taking a fortnight and the other a week off from work so as to be able to go. They are Miss Iris Hoffman, of Fairfield, and Miss Margaret Sutton, of Merrylands. This instant response to a hos pital's need is only one example of many illustrating the spirit of this group of women, who give their leisure time to training and practise to equip themselves for emergency requirements of their community. Parramatta V.A.D. was formed in February, 1940, and splendid work was done by the, group during the war years, about twenty members enlisting in the A.M.W.A.S. for full time work in military hospitals and, overseas. At the end of the war, the membership dropped. At the be ginning of 1947, when :Miss Gwenda Houison took over as Commandant of . Parramatta . de tachment, the...
Hush Over England [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
hush Uver kngland -An Englishwoman who has been living in America since be. fore the war recently came home. She visited an old friend, who asked what difference she noticed in English life after her long absence? The reply was more than startli ling to the stay-at-home. The returned traveller said at once that the greatest difference in English life, in her opinion, was the strange hush that fell all over the country at 4 p.m. She complained that she could not get tea in hotels because either the staff were listening to the radio or the guests could not .be disturbed, and in private -houses she was given to under stand that from 4 to 4.15 p.m. nobody must make a sound. The lady was exaggerating in some measure, but it is indeed true that the BBC's five day a week broadcast, "Mrs. Dale's Diary," is one that countless list sners hear with enjoyment every afternoo. Mrs.. Dale is a doctor's wife and her dramatised. diary makes a' broadcast 'thdt s isitenrid to wvith continued interest ...
SCHOOLGIRLS' CLUB [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
SCHOOLGIRLS'. CLUB The recently reformed School girls' Club of Parramatta Y.W.C.A., which at present meets on Monday afternoons, will shortly be holding regular meet ings on Saturday afternoons also, in order to broaden the scope of the club's activities. First Saturday meeting will be at 2.30 p.m. on August 5. Sdhool girls from ten to 14 years of age will be welcome to join the club. At present the girls -are. learn ing hand&afts and among -other things have recently begun mak ing puppet dolls, to be used in the puppet theatre shows it is proposed to hold later on. When the Saturday afternoon meetings are started, club acti vities, will be extended to include hiking trips, picr.\cs, swimming 'arcies, etc. If the use of a court can be obtained, tennis after noons will also be held. Miss Dorothy King (Executive Director of Parramatta Y.W.C.A.) and Mrs. Kath Ross are senior -rlmnnistrators of the Schoolgirls' Club.
SUCCESSFUL H.S.C. SOCIAL [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus — 26 July 1950
SUCCESSFUL H.S.C. SOCIAL Mr. Haq, representative from Pakistan Trade Commission, was guest ..speaker at Parra matta Home Service Club's monthly social afternoon, held last week at the A.G.L. audi torium. During the afternoon a fare well presentation was made on behalf of the committee to Mrs. Jean Bowring,. central president of the H.S.C., who leaves shortly for Melbourne, to take over a new position there. Secretary of Parramatta H.S.C., Mrs. Dick, presented Mirs.. 'Bow -ring. -with.- a compact and posy •of flowers, and Mrs. A. Flegg, 'president, expressed thanks and :appreciation. on behalf of the. 'committee and members, for Mrs. Bowring's hard work and help given to the club during the last ten years. The musical programme for the afternoon was provided by Mes dames Broughton and Hoarsley and Miss Stella Smith. -There was a splendid response fiomr all present at the function to the "American Gift Ex change," conducted in conjunc tion with the social programme. The committee desi...