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MRS. PYE'S FUNERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
MRS. PYE'S FUNERAL. The funeral of the late Mrs. Jas. Pye took place on Thursday afternoon. The ooffin, which was of cedar with silver handles, was covered with wreaths and other floral tributes from friends in town and country. Amongst those in attendance were the Hon. Sir John Laakev fPrestiriant of the r-A4rifl)a.ttra ftmrnnill. Messrs. F. A. Wright and T. Rose, MVP., Mr. C. J. Byrnes, J.P. (Mayor of Panamatta), Messrs. 6. J. Pearson, J.P., J. W. Withers, J.P. , J. E. Bowden, and many of the relatives of the deceased — including Messrs. T. and J. Pye, T. Jones, Peters, ana Springthorpe ; also, Messrs. A* Bose (Campbell town) , Jenner, Black, Watsford, Cardinal, Ward, and others. The hearse was followed by several mourning coaohes and close carriages. Amongst the mourners were noticed several Chinese towns men, who had In former days been in the em ploy of the Rooky Hall family. The service at All Saints' Church was oonducted by Rev. J. Done ; that at the vault in St John's ceme t...
PARRAMATTA PARK TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
PARRAMATTA PARK TRUST. The monthly meeting was held on Wednes day evening, those present being Messrs. C. J. Byrnes (chairman), Ellison, Pollock, Murray, | and E. J. Brown (sec.) The chief business | related to the vacancy caused by the death of Mr. A. Payten. It was decided to recommend the name of Aid. Saunders to the Minister, j The Trust also decided to take action regarding | the removal of sand from the park and a notioe i to that effect appears in our advt. oolumns. |
CHEAP AND GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
CHEAP AND GOOD. Those who have not yet called at Mr. C. H. Stone's, are not aware of the splendid value he gives. A special line of enamelled ware, now so much used, has just been imported, and he keeps, too, good stocks of ironmongery, crock ery, furniture and such like, fully enumerated i inbisadvt His prices are right
PARK IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
PARK IMPROVEMENTS. This week a nice little bit of fencing work, between tbe Bowling Green and the railway bridge, has been completed. The delapidatea old paling fence has been taken away and a neatly painted one, ot sawn timber, takes its place and adds considerably to the attractive ness ot the park. Much required drainage and tree-planting in the same locality are being next attended to.
DEATH OF SERGT. ROBERTSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
DEATH OP SEBGT. ROBERTSON. The par&lytio illness from which Police Sergeant James E. Robertson, of tbe Parra matta force, was suffering at the date of our last issue terminated fatally in Parramatta Hospital on Saturday evening ; tne cause ol death being duly certified to as syncope, em 1 bolisiq, and septic pneumonia. The patient was under the careful attention of Dr. Kearney throughout the week. Sergeant Robertson, who was in his forty-eighth year, was a native of Victoria, where, till nearly 80 years of age, he was engaged in business. He then entered stationed in the border distriots for several years. Here he saw some adventurous life, as the Kelly scare was then exciting the Murray River distriots. Later, he was transferred to Silverton and after wards to Broken Hill, where he remained for 8 years, daring which was the great strike of 1892. The onhealthiness of that town no doubt told prejudicially on his constitution. In 1898 h« secured a removal to WbUoqgong, and sho...
CONCERT, HARRIS PARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
CONCERT, HABBIS PABE. A. Terr pleu&nt oonccrt TU that given b; ladles ol Haali Puk Oborch (Bt Paol'i), on Thursday mnlnglaat . Mr*. F. Maada had ohuge et matters In aonnaotion with the ar Tangement atflngngnnime; and Mr. Hashes Mmr., lent kid io ihe mora prosalo work of the , evftning, The pUee -de^retutance at the oren jug w*b tpe -jfrvHK vi song - nui. - Bin. Heads wutmtRqait.il, Mug able to oom -BMid the 4(hOMt*tlop of . Htas M. Walker, Hla Cblk adflOM n. Bmitth Marion Walker. , The cWtfog pgaqtBted with the ohnroh aaag ih* ahnrum. Hn. Meads tang 'Oome to ma,' Mia OUA «qd Mia Walter Hlu Bnigeu gam 'Laadmetlhe wajr,' and Mln Una Smith, HfJM.ItfJUl'. tmT» ? u -U .V. fondle debaj expanses Inaoind' in tooimeo tloc with the 'ttnmttoa et the cbnrdi^-A lMtareiito bedtiinredshbrtlf by thaBev- B. jBogfc in 'M BjWMd. ;
ST. JOHN'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
ST. JOHN'S. A public missionary meeting in connection with the Gleaner's Union takes place on Friday next. Choruses from the MessiAh and Elijah will be given. In connection with the above, special missionary memorial services will be held in St. John's, morning and even ing, and in the afternoon Mr. C. R. Walsh will address the children of the parish.
The Widowed and Fatherless. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
The Widowed and Fatherless. A meeting of those desirous of assisting a proposal to hold a series of Saturday night charity concerts was held In the Counoil Chambers on Wednesday evening last. Those present were : The Mayor (in the chair), the secretary (Mr. J. W. Hill), Ven. Arobdeacon ftnnthav TW Pfittlfna anJ Latimer, Messrs. HTboates, W. B. Murray, J. Black, G. Greenway, and Aid. J. Saunders. The Mayor explained the objects of the meeting ; to raise funds by popular conoerts and assist, without referenoe to creed, those recoiling aid by supplying -euch things, prob ably, as sewing machines and mangles. By working in conjunction with the Benevolent Sooiety, a snbridy would be reoeived on all money raised. Mr. J. W. Oil said he had plenty of talent promised for the ooncerts, and thought, as the Town Hall had been o^end for the first, they should make $e experiment, and give - the masses an opportunity of helniqg thai* less fortunate bfethj«n. If oqly .ijjf a wne ware made, that wit...
THE LATE JAS. THOMAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
THE LATE JAS. THOMAS. The case, Faber and another v. Thomas, has been continued before Mr. Justice Manning in the Probate Court this week. Mr. Loxton (in structed by Mr. C. E. Byrnes) appeared for the plaintiffs, Frank Grey Faber and William New man ; and Mr. Edmunds, instructed by Mr. G. E. Murdock for the defendant, Mary Thomas. Plaintiffs applied that probate be granted to the will of the late James Thomas, gentleman, of Merrylands. Defendant, the widow of the testator, having been his third wife, objected to the granting of the probate on the grounds that tbe testator was not of sound and disposing mind when he executed the alleged will ; and that the execution of the will was obtained by the undue influence ot James and Harriet Thomas and others. The case | stands as part heard. I Mr. Jeanneret's recent proposal re locking of Parramatta River, Is exciting some little attention. The project has commended itself to at least the head of one down the river municipality, who thinks ...
DEATH OF MRS. PYE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
DEATH OF MBS. PYE. On Monday last the relict of the late Alder man Jas. Pye, one of the most prominent public men in the lite of old Parramatta, died at her resldanoe, Rocky Hall, North Bocks. Bbe lived to the ripe old age of 81 years ; and the memory of the many kindly deeds of the house-wife at the most renowned orchard of our distriot will long remain with us. Mrs. Pye leaves quite a number of children and grand- j children, the majority of whom still have homes in this district. In this sad event, an old-time human land mark ot this part of the oolony passes from our sight.
ST. PATRICK'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
ST. PATRICK'S. An enjoyable social was held at St. Patrick's Schoolroom, Parramatta, on Monday night. About 60 couples took port ; the sweet strains being supplied by those past-masters in the art of producing dance music, Messrs. W. Edwards, E. Wattcn, and G. O'Sbea. Mr. P. H&gin was M.C. The glowing hours were chased with flying teet till midnight.
PARRAMATTA SOCIAL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
PABEAMATTA SOCIAL CHUB. This popular Social Club held its regular dance at the Parramatta Masonic Hall on Thursday. The Benedict- secretary was on furlough, but Messrs Burke, Lecky, Baines and Bennett saw that things were Al. Messrs Ed wards and H. Burgess supplied dulcet beats and phrases. The demoiselles and dames (pretty Parmmntta representatives) embraced— Misses uiies (2), Austin, unapman, uozier, uieary, Baines, Carey, Gilmore, Bowers, Edwards (2), Mallett, Vahrenkamp, Carroll (2), Groves, Hagin, McBrien, and Grescher and Mesdames Stone and Fitzgerald. Decorum and bliss seemed to reigr ; bliss, perhaps because of latent possi bilities in the direction indicated by the comely promoter's late feat. [The ooming bride was absent] . |
FRENCHMEN IN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
FBENCHMEN IN COUBT. At the Parramatta Police Court, on 2nd inst., Louis G. Francheschi, on remand, was charged with stealing a quantity ot jewellery, the property of Napoleon Michelland. C. 0. Michel, Government Interpreter, was sworn; and the evidence given by Oonstable Davis was read over, and interpreted to the accused — who Y-aA aiv All tiimulf Uts. 4a tk. referred to. Detective Bonchaix gave evidence to the effect that he saw the aocused at Parra matta Polioe Station ; accused said he wished to speak to him ; said he wished to give him particulars as to what he did with the jewellery he stole from Hiohellaod; accused, then gave him detailed particulars, which had enabled him to recover a portmanteau with contents. Accused had told him that he wished to give an order on the French Consul to pay the sum of £25 to the prosecutor towards making amends to him. Napoleon Michelland, a grocer, deposed (in English) that accused had been in his employ; last saw him at 9 a.m. on lbtn ; wh...
LOCAL LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
LOCAL LAND BOAKD. At the regular meeting of the Parramatta Land Board on Tnesday, Mr. T. W. Harriott presiding, the following business was done. In re George Atkins's 70 acres, and W. H. Ford's 40 acres the Board found the conditions had been doiyfalfilied. Danoan Monaster's n^uwuuuwMwuiiwvi uie uue « unea x-esue for special lease of two perohes was granted for ten yean at an rental of £6, Applications for special purchases were granted. David J, Monk (17 . p.) appraised at £99 ; ditto (7$ p.) appraised at £48; Edward O. Heywood (lr. 8p.) appraised at £818 ; William Spurway (22p.) appraised at £4, The Board appraised' the area resumed for road — in the case of C. C. Tucker at £80, and of W. X Wilson at £15. The applications of P. W» Goatcher and Alfred Borne were withdrawn*
DRUIDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
DBUIDS. At the usual fortnightly meeting ot the Acorn Lodge, (Bro. Wheat*, AJ)., in the chair) after the usual business had' been transacted, the District ' President (Bro. - J. Teller) presented, in a very toeat speech, a past arch collar to Droe* J* Eastern and B* Holliuy* P.D.P. Broi J,1 PaUbank prfeeentad one to P JL Bro, W. J.' Horaey. Bro. JSliwiok, o! the Leiohhardt Lodge, then presented * ; collar to PJ- J .Bco; Fairbank— flrisoollat was subscribed for by the Orange Grove and Aoorn Lodges. The reoipleatir«eplied; ?? Bros. Chlb' peadaUand Crisp were out -ct town, but thdr eoUfcn'will bfeient to ihem* ' Votes. of thanks to visitors . wis parried by nJ responded to. .
PARRAMATTA SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
PABEAMATTA SCHOOL OF ABTS. . The usual monthly meeting of the General Committee of the Parramatta School ot Arts was held last Friday evening, there being present : Mr. W. W. Bodenniun, in the ; and Messrs. DeLow, Dalmas, Tod hunter, Dryhurst, $alrk, Willis, C. J. Byrnes, (WtM mrtA TTI11. Thfl transnror's report showed reoelpts for the month to be ; £22 9s 3d. Aaooounts were passed. The Preai- , dent reported that the Building Committee found tile cottage in Mareden-street was not available for a caretaker's residence. It* was decided to adopt the recommendation of the j Library Committee, and have a number of books bound ; others, not needed, to be , offered tor sale. A vote of thanks was passed to Messrs. Murray Bros, for their valuable aid I towards the success of the recent festival, the I hon. secretary to convey same to that firm by ! letter. Mr. Coates gave notioe that he would move at the next meeting, ' That, after this i present winter, the rooms of the institution be not ...
P. & D. PHIlHARMONIC SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Free Press — 10 August 1895
P. & D. PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. Before commencing practice on Tuesday evening last the oonductor of the sooiety ex pressed his pleasure at the Interest being evinced. At the vocal practioe the previous night some forty ladies and gentlemen were present, and that evening he was glad to see some uurcy*nve inscrumenuusis in niienaance. Such an appreciation of the society could not but augur well for its future, and he was tempted to prophesy great things for it. He added that Dr. Doudney, one of the instrumen talists, had very kindly lent a large quantity ot good music, including many of O'Sullivan's operas.