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Parramatta Petty Sessions. SATURDAY JANUARY 16. (Before Messrs. H. [?] and R. Harper, J's P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Parramatta Petty Sessions. Satukdat Jaxl-.usv Hi. j (Before Messrs. II. Byrnes and R. Harper, ! .rs'P.i Susan Kuiu-ht, clini-ged with having no law- ! ful visible means of support, pleaded not j guilty. Constable MeXamsmi anil Hoard de- | She was sent, to Das-linghiu-st fur six muntlis. James O'llara Duvall, un warrant, was char ged with refusing to contribute towards the support, of his wife. Oousiablo Williuott, .1,- j pose, i to arresting (leienuam,, wne, in reply iu j the charge, s-iid llmt he did not. run away from his wife. She rim away from him. To ,'.'r. Hichardson : I m-ivste.rd.'fendiint just, as he j was discharged from gmil, where he had been j Kcrvinn- n term. Mr. Richardson said that he \ wsis prepared to piove Mint pri.-ioner's pen- j sion had been miiilled during the tim.! uf his j incarceration. Wife |..f the dcfendn.nl. swore that she had not received any sissislancc from her husband for four years.' For the greater part of that, time she h'-ul supported herself by...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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CUMBERLAND ARGUS CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

ct:mdk'rlavd argcs err. Hornsbv ami Auburn commenced their match for the Cuiuberl.ind Ai-.-us Cup on Sabm-i'.ay. Auburn won the toss 'and went- to the wickets, which thov kept posse.-siou of the be.--t part of the afternoen, the I:i-c wicket fall in- just on six o'clock. Marshaliner, Conroy. aiil'Everett showed excrfienf V.ttinir. no less than si:c howlers heinr,' tried. 1 he board showed 1-J.l when the last wicket fell, irorns bv just commenced, and at the call of time had scored ten for no wickets. Following- are the Auburn— 1st [nniiv.-s. C.nr'iy, o, li DuiVv ...ill T,:.vt'«-., nm ,mt ? 5 F.-nloii. nm en; ' ... in Kvi.-n.-ti , li Hawkins ... il Jliller, li Dali'y ... i:i VV. Hayi.-s, r,m eat ... -j U. lfciy..-s, .:, u'Wall .. s r.aiab.-lt. not. out, ... i! ^r.-ii-haliiier, ,:, l.Kaw- Li-:-; Byi:s ? i; Jt.^Ha;-.-:, c,l, Dairy''. '(') T.it.il ? lir, ir.im.i.y— 1st. riming-. I-'o-,lL-i-,-ii,ir'i,ut' '.'.'. S In r.eS-liv-MS ? -.'

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Current News [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Current News Asi'ECt.u, nieotimr of the committee of tho Parraniatta School of Arts was held on Mon day evening to consider a report from a sub committee appointed to skeleton a course of action in regard to redueiuir the debt on the building^ by a popular exhibition effort. Tin-re were present : Tlie President ;Mr. K, il. Do Low), and Messrs. H. M. TocUiunter, J. J. Brcmiu (honorary secretary), I). Hookins, I'. Quirk, A. C.Willis, W.'li. Murray, John Taylor, G. A. Mills. .1. C l-'yall, J. Arundale, 1'. Morgan and R. S Richardson. The sub-eommiticc's report re- I commended that the effort should take the form of an attractive exposition of the handi work of the children in .Parraiuatta and dis trict (as originally proposed in the Cjmiiku i.AXD Aliuus), a oonvesuziono and display of curies, art (including oil painting and brica brac), and articles of special interest placed at the disposal of the committee for the occasion by residents of the town and district, and a fancy fair or di...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Central Cumberland Freetrade Association, [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Central Cumberland Freetrade Association. A. Jtr.KTixii of the Council of (.he Guul.vnl Cumberland Freetrade Association was held at. tho offices, Parramatla, on Monday evening. Mr. V. Fnviiell, M.P., was present. Tim president, Mr. John Taylor, presided, and j there were also present— Messrs. JNr. Harper (vice-president). *. Jordan (Hyde), AY. Spur way (Dnndas), T. Hmvie-ion (Granville), W. P.-tterson (treasurer). J. H. Mansel! (secretaryl. S, Goold (vice-president), W. Rice (Western Road), T. H. Marshall (Granville), A. Evlcs (Field of Mars), O. AY. Mills (Dnndas), and J. I J. Miller. A. letter was read from Mr. AVnller nope, jjiverpooi, stating that, it was tlio niton- ] lion of the Freetraders of Liverpool to form a ! branch of the association there, and inviliny i the attendance of members of the Council, it, ! was decided to acknowledge the letter and i state that; sis many sis possible would attend, j A letter was read' from l-'itz A. lioyd, apolo- ! gisin- for his absence fr...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Sports and Games. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Sports and Games. CLTCKIOT. Ai.-m.-iiN- fl v. l-:si-T:r.--i.--Tli(:'Ivs-pres.^ went i in the -i-e,,.nd time, mnl ?.,( I he call of time had ! lost S wickets for 77. but. n.s it was a. on,' iu- ! liin-s match Aiihurn V, were viciors, ji.Hhoii-.-h ! iu the early part, of the ^aine it looked rather ; bine, when A. ,\tii!s and Milchei! went in ami j li.-i.-au to put the v,ill,,w „„ i., ..-,.,,,| earnesr,, j and raised rim spbit.s of tl,,. A's a, little, even- ! t.uallv My.riiu,' a win. Th.-ve is no doubt, il.at | Auburn I! aie improvim_- iu their play, and we. i wish them every success. They plav with j viirour if not. with science. Auburn I! have i l-t r,i,iiii'---i!f Hx-fv.--:!'. ('. '.V.-,ia. ... t.C.mii-itl ... 1.) .Miir..l,,,ll,c, I.I.iylill'ioi o llui'li', 1...1.U-. h ta-.-'ai- .r. Clink, i-,li I,L.litf.,,,t 7 1''! ... 11 l;i..nii,,ii,il,1if;ri,,iwii',,l 11 !'.--!..i, H.ii.m-i, mil, 1. !'.-.,t.ly. 11.it n.,1 . '''..mi-illv ? I !!,-i,kin,.,.-,l, r,i:;l,(l'.i'ii o liiiiil..|.,\,C.,m...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Cumberland Argus Fruit Show. A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Cumberland Argus Fruit Show. A GREAT SUCCESS. Tub fruit show arranged by tho proprietors of the CuMUKiu.AXP Aiuius axb Fi:iTai!owi;its' At)vooate in aid of the Parramatta District, Hospit-i,l, will bo held in tho Town Hall, Par ramatta, to-day,' (Saturday), and everything promises for il big success. Up to tho time of our going to press tho entries were coming in very spiritedly, and tho show should bo tho most representative yet held in the district. From Guildford, Dmiclns, Castle .Hill, Kydalmerc, 1'arrauiiittii., Jvoiithurst, Seven Hills Kissing Point Rjad, Pennant Hills, Ilornsbv Junction, Carlingford, Fairfield, Sherwood, Rydo, Erm ington, Giilstou, Field of Mars, and Liver pool tho promoters have received most en couraging entries, and tlieir desire to induce the orchardist to grow better fruit, and to place before the public some proper exhibition of what Central Cumberland district is capable of, isevidenely fully appreciated. THE ARRANGEMENTS for the show are as uuilor :— ...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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A Fruitgrowing Controversy. SOME VALUABLE INFORMATION. CLIPPINGS FROM THE N.S.W. AGENT GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

A Fruitgrowing1 Controversy. S0MI-: ArALUABLE INFORMATION. CLIPPINGS FROM THK X.S.AV. AGKNT GFN'L'UAL. Bv the last mail Mr. Edward AVliilnkcr, secrejary of the Fruitgrowers' Union, re ceived from Sir Saul Samuel, Atrent- General in London for New South Wales, some interest ing clippings from the 'London Times' which contain st valuable amount of infor mation. The excerpts open with a letter from Mr. Samuel Morgan, M.P., appearing in the 'Times 'on December 20. A. deal of in teresting correspondence follows this letter, which we will continue to publish weekly. Following is the opening letter : — FRUIT-GROWING. TO THE KUITOIl OF Till! TIMES. Sir,— In your issue of the 27th a criticism of my scheme for the creation of '-small fruit farms ' calls forth a protest which I trust, you may find space for in your valuable columns upon the following grounds .-—That the whole nrgmnent is based upon the statement that— (1) I inn a Gladstonian : (?_-) that 1 have sneered at landlords ; and (3) d...

Publication Title: Cumberland Argus And Fruitgrowers Advocate, The
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Parramatta Petty Sessions. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22. (Before Messrs. C. O. Lamb, J. W. Withers and J. Luke, J. P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Parramatta Petty Sessions. Fiiiday, Fkiumjahy 22. (Noforo Messrs. (J. 0. La-mb, .1. AV. AVithcrs, and J.Luke, J.P.) Georgo Fewsl.cr v. John Kiiig.--InsuUing language. Defendant was lined 5s and Is lOd costs of court ; in default, 24 hours. Sing Wah v. Richard Hodder.— Assault. Complainant, stated that on the !)th instant tho defendant and a. post boy insulted him by cal ling him names ; witness got oft' his cart to adjust tho reins when defendant assaulted him by striking him in tho face, knocking him down and clutching hold of his throat ; gave no provocation. Defendant stated that com plainant was insulted by the -post boy, when tho boy rim away, complainant ran at, witness with a whip ; took tho whip away : he then got a stone and threatened him ; wont to take tin; stono away when compainaut caught hold of his linger and bit it ; gave him no provocation. Tho Bench accepted tho state ment of complainant and lined defendant 20s, ?Is lOd costs of court, one guinea professional expen...

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Card v. Rawlings and [?] SUPREME COURT.—Friday, February 15. In Banco—(Before their Honours the Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Windeyer, and Mr. Justic Foster) [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Card v. itawnngs ana i.evien. SUPHK5IE COUHT.— Friday, Fkhkuaky lo. In Bunco —(Before their Honours thn CH;f Justice, Air. Justice Winileyer, and Mr. Justic Foster l' Mr. Wise and Mr. Owen, instructed by Messrs. Ralston nndM-.rraok, appeared for the applicant Albert Card ; Mr. .Rogers. Q.C., and Mr. llslston instracted by Messrs. Slafteiy and Heydon for respondent Thomas Henry Rail-ling's; and Mr. (J. B. Simpson, Q..C. and Mr. Gannon, instructed by 3tr. T. J. Ryan, for respondent Robert 11. Levieu, a solicitor of the court. This was a motion to make absolute a rule nisi, calling upon Thomas Henry Raw lings, financial agent of Barramatta, to show cause why he should not be dealt with for mi alleged breach of the 10th section of the At torney's Act in practising as a solicitor and conveyancer of the Supremo C mrt ; and also calling upon liobeit II. l/cvicn to answer matters contained in the affidavit of applicant, and to show cause why he should not be struck off tho roll. Mr. AViso s...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

ESTABLISHED 1S57. Letters axd Telegrams Eeceivk Puo-rivr Attextiox at Either Establishment. S Teldphoxe — Nos. 726 Sydney, 9 North SnoivE, 5 ISalmaijt. j Undertakers and Funeral Furnishers. J SIDNEY: BALMA1N: P.ETERSHAM : ST. LEONARDS : j 700 Gfoit;f-St °:JS T)ahlixg-St. P.vlack & '\\rAKDKLr, Sts AValtckk-St. (Opposite Railway). (Near Oddfellows' Hall). (Right at Railway Station). (next E.S. and A.C. Bank. I State and Reform Funerals conducted in the most respectable manner and at moderate charges. Cedar, Oak, or other Polished 'Wood and Leaden Collins at Shortest Notice. 'Wreaths, Crosses, and every other Funeral Requisite. Memorial Cards a Speciality (Printed as req-ui red). JOB PR2NTTO | OF EVERY DESCRIPTION j | NEATLY AND EXPEDITIOUSLY j ?; j EXECUTED ?' j i AT TUE OFFICE OF i I THIi '? j I | Cumberland Argus | i — AXD — ? i FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE, ! I GKORGi; STR'.'KT, | PARRAMATTA. j (Opposite the Court Ilou.=e.) AUSTRALIAN ROLLER FLOUR MILLS AN'D GRAIN STORES, GEANVIL...

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Parramatta District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Parramatta District Hospital. Thk adjourned meeting of the committee of the Parrainiitta ^District Hospital was held iu tho Board-room of tho institution on Thursday evening last. Present: Tho Von. Archdeacon Gunthor. president (in tho chair), Dr. AV. S. Brown, Messrs. AV. AV. Bodeuham and G. T. Hunt (vice-presidents), the Rev. J. D. Murray and Messrs. F. Bo.-imes, J. G. Pyull, AV. Ii. Murray, A. C. Willis. J. E. Sparks, G. Old hiiin.'T. D. Little and the Secvetiu-y, Mr. H. Schwiirtzkoff. The chairman took occasion to welcome the now members of the committee, and ho trusted tho business of tho institution would bo carried on as harmoniously as ever. AVith regard to tho nuances of tho institution, they were not in a nourishing condition, and be took it, that the institution should bo man aged on the same footing as any private estab lishment. There was groat necessity for re trenchment. Tho first business of the meeting was the election of five members to act as a house committee for...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

J. PATJIi, f-i UXliliAL CAEEIliE, Etc. Vans for Hire by the Bay or Hour. Furniture Removed with Care. MACQUAR[E-STREF/r, I'ARRAMATTA JOHN TAYLOR, Y~n;lNERAL LICICNSKD AUCTIONEER. REAL PROI'EUTV SALE ROOMS : CHURCH-STREET. Established 1853. T^ S T A )1L I S H li i) 1 8 S 0 . J. H. MANSBLL, ?WATCH It AK.KH ASH JIOW'ELLER, (Opposite the Court-house;, |'.\h];am.\tta, Re.-pccLfully submits the following Low Trices forHepairs: — s. a. ?W'fitclics Cleaned .. . . 1 ti 'Watch Mainsprinu-s.. .. 1 0 ?Watch Classes .. . . 0 i! Works Cleaned, from .. 2 I) Clock Main-prim.-,-., from .. 2 I) All other Kepaii-s equally cheap. No trouble will be spared to give every ,atis faction to patrons. Cricketiii!,'. Football, iUowinir, and other Trophies made to order cheaper than any other The only place in town when: you can -ret your Watch Cleaned, and Guaranteed for One Year, for -Is. fid. Note the Address— OFF. COURT- HOUSE, PARRA.MATTA. jpUMIiKRLANlJ T-.Un/fHNG, LAXJJ \J AND JNVJ';ST.MF.,NT COMPANY, LIM...

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THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

TfflC TURF. The next mcetinir of the Liverpool Turf Club will be held on March 20, for which the follow in-- attractive prosmminc lias been prepurcd : — Trial Stakes of ilfsovs. (i furlongs : Publicau's I'urse of lo sovs, G.T. furlon-s : Town Plate of .50 sovs, I mile and 2 I urlo;. u-s : Disposid Stakes o£ 'M so,.., I mile: Time Handicap Trot of 2.) sovs, 2 miles and 40 yards.

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FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

FIXTURES. Urush Farm v. Coates.— The followin m-.-rnbers of the B. F. C. C. are chosen to re present the -V team on Saturday : — J. Spur way, Or. Spurway, Hibble, .Torclun. Farnell, '\V.' U. A. Short' Johnston; Cox, Sellars, T. Snurway, Gatt. 'Brush Farm ' B ' v. Carliu-rford.— The following members of the li. Tf. C. C. arc chosen to represent, B. F. 'B'' team to-day : P. and 'W.' Buchanan, Chave, Bowerman, Grime. R, Spurway, Coweli, Willis, Hughes, G. Spurway senr.,'iluir, Catt.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

CUMm-'.RLANO BUILDING LAND AND 1NYF.STMENT COMPANY. LIMITED. CAVITAIi. £100,000. Paid up capital, C'.'O.OOO Uncalled capital, £lo(000. Rovervo fund i £2000. j Money received on Fixed Deposit, at the fol- | lowing Kates :— | J''ov 12 months, 7 per cent per annum. I! mouths, li por oont. per annum, Ami,', permit, at. Mil. j Savings Bank Branch.-- Deposits of One | Shilling and upwards received, and six (6) por I cent. intoivst.allow.Hl on the Monthly Balance, i and no notioe required for withdrawals. JNO. .IAS. MILLF.R, Mana-er. Office ~ Masonic. Hall .Building, George-street rpTfir' Australian 'joint stock X BANK. .PARRAMATTA BRANCH. ! Paid up Capital . . . . .£.-.00.(100 With power to increase to £1,000.000 Reserve Fund ? £;-10,oOO .Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits at eurreii n.tos Bills discounted and advance, made on ap proved security. Drafts issucil on all the principal cities in the world. n. m. 'ronnuxTKR, Manager.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

; THE | CUMBERLAND' ARGUS- AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE IS PUBLISHED ?''' EVERY SATURDAY MORNING AM) DELIVERED TO ALL PAKTSl^ or PAKRAMATTA AND SURROUNDING DISTRICT. I s. a. ' Subscription, pov quarter, iu advance '2 0 | Do. toolccd . . . . 'I 'A i Single copy ? 0 2 j Teums or sAdvbktising : 1 Three lines ?'? .: ? 10 i Six lines .. ? 19 s One inch ? 2 6 M Each additional inch . . ..26 3 Births, Miirriagcs 'und Deaths i (each) ? 10 5 Spcciiu terms for advertisements ordered 'by f the quarter. I Casual advertisements must be prepaid, ex ;| tcpt in tlio case of firms or persons having }, nuiiiiug accounts with us. 1 Persons ordering advertiseincnts on behalf of i miy club or society will bo held personally ro ll spoiwiblo for the payment of same. 1 Advertisements must state upon the face of ] than the number of times they are to be iii 3 tilted, otherwise they will bo continued and I charged for until countermanded. i LITTLE & CO. 1 September 24th, 1SS7. | CHATFIELD & BRO...

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AH TEONG v. MUNRO. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

AH TEONG v. MUNRO. l.\ November last, when the police prosecuted An Ti:o.\-i for having solder in his possession reasonably supposed to have been stolen, we animadverted in these columns on the action of lite ar resting eonsinou: (jii ,\i;oi, uu- giiimiii.s lor such adverse criticism being the iu sullicieney of the evidence adduced to support the charge, as well as the ob jectionable manner in which ihe prose cution was conducted. (Vrluinly the evidence, then presented, did not justify conviction. When last week in the District Court, All Tku.vc sought lo re cover damages from Constable .\lr\i:o for the alleged illegal arrest and its cou ,sr(|uences, all the circumstances of tin case wen- again gone into before .1 ud^e Dow UNO : only this time, the evidence ?was a good deal fuller and moro explicit — so much more so, indeed, that his Honor came to the conclusion that the defendant had been quite justified in making the arrest. From that opinion of Judge T-owuxii's it is not to bo in...

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THE Cumberland Argus AND FRUITGROWERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23. PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS' GRIEVANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

THE AND FKUITOEOWJillS1 ADVOCATE. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 2S. PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHEES' GRIEVANCES. Thk public; school 'L'oiicliers do -\v ell to Tin uugry over tho scurvy treatment which they roee-ive from tho authorities of ihoir Department hi lvo-ui'd to tl.unr boing conipollod to piiyl'or tlie eloiiiiing' t.i' tlieir schools, and to tnke upon thein selves a troublesome amount of clerical labour not congruous with tlieir profes sional duties. Conscientiously bulioving that their grievances in respuct to tliose points are substantial ones, '\ve trust that the next Minister of Public Instruc tion, whoever he may bo, and to whith over party ho may belong, will immediately upon taking oJlice see to those wrongs being- righted. Wo i[iiite agree with tho '; Echo ' in the observa tion that ' it is consummately sordid and radically unjust, for the Government to charge ttachers with the cost of clenuing schools.' it is equally dis honest to force upon them clerical labour that is over and abovo ...

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Phylloxera Vastatrix. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

Phylloxera Vastatrix. Mh. (rKOKiiK Jrxr,. Nassau Yinovard, ?Siuithlield. furnishes the following in teresting information on the phylloxera vastatrix : — Some time ago f. told the vi negro wers that the above pest had bc-eu discovered in my native place in -j;j vineyards or, rightly speaking, vf'inf.v gardens. As soon as the discovery wiu made tin- (.mrnuin ( nivi-vnmftnr., after 10 days' notice, uprooted and de stroyed^ every vestige of the infected vmc3, shrubbi.-ries and everything near them. Anxious to hear the result, I wrote to a friend of mine who is on the commission, and amongst oilier things the following is his answer, dated Janu ary 10, !«H0:— Since the destroying and eradication of the infected pinees we have examined thousands of acres around, but have not up to now dis covered any further traces of the in sect, nnil it is my opinion that the pest ha.s disappeared from our neighbour hood. Xo experiments hen1. We have tried many antidotes, all of which will check the in...

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The Smithfield-Fairfield Municipality. THE FIRST ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate — 23 February 1889

The Smithfield-Fairfield Muni cipality. THK MUST ELECTION. Tub first election in the Smithfield- Fail-field municipality took place on Friday last, and created no end of excitement in the district interested. There was a large gathering to hear the rough state of the poll, and the selec tion was ndnii1 ted to be a vcrv good one, al though the defeat of Mr. J. B.'Trivett, was re grettod_by those intimately acquainted with ? no iiumiiiUii, J.11U a.jl- Ul Nwl.lL .IJLiltV* JLJillKl IJilllll; along to Smithfield about dusk, and played for the delectation of some hundreds of merry making ratepayers, rvho patronised Laughton's hotel very freely, notwithstanding that the local option vote was in favour of the temper ance principle that there shall be no more pub lic houses in tho municipality. According to custom, Mr. John Lackey should be tho 'first Mayor, as he headed tho poll by a good majority. The voting was as follows :— John Lackey .. .. ..137 Francis A tkin Ivenyon .. .. 108 ThomnsD...

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