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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
P. G. TANNER H. BELLENGER TAILOR AND MERCER F0R VALUE THE CRESCENT, FAIRFIELD C°°L DWN^ND ESIHM0 Tel. Liv. 259M The Crescent, Fairfield BUILDJRS ! HOWELL'S of GRANVILLE . We have just landed Ex. s. s. Stevisby 100,000ft. BUILDING AND fOINERY 1st QUALITY and CLEAR OREGON Ex. M. S. ALRICH & TORONTO 150,000ft. CLEAR WHITE BALTIC, Weatherboards, Floorings, Linings Large Stocks-Rowell's-Great Quality OUR PRICES SECURE YOUR ORDERS QUALITY & SERVICE ENSURE REPEATS. B.A.L.M. WHITE LEAD, 58/ cwt. Keg. AUSTRALIAN RAW OIL, 18/6 per 4 gal. tin. LYSAGHT'S IRON, 5 to 8 ft. Length., £12/9/6 per g ton. Sheet lots Reduced Prices. OXIDIZED LOCK SETS, 36/ Doz. 3-PLY OREGON S.I.S., 6' x 3' Sheet., 27/6 100ft; SO Sheet lots, 26/6. Phone U.W.8241 Prompt Service Full Values BTfc lit AT THE STATION ROWCll S I Granville Fairfield PRIVATE MATERNITY HOSPITAL Phone 301 J Liverpool Phone 301 J Liverpool Nurse Podmore, A. T. N. A. (Registered) (Certificated Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney) ADDRE...
Wetherill Park. (Contributed.) [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
Wetherill Park. (Contributed.) The many friends of ever popular Will Huggctt turned up on masse at his residence, "Barrypat," last Tues day night to give him a surprise party and wish hiin many happy returns of the day. He was astounded-didn't know it was his birthday-and when he laid claim to being only 27 I took it for granted he must have forgotten about quite a lot of birth days. Anyhow, it was some party. The musical items came first; includ ing Mrs. Frank Paull, Mrs. Rudder. Mrs. Elliot and Mr. Dave Rainbow, Mr. and Mrs. Page accompanied the singers. Frank Cotter was M.C. It did not take long to get on with the' dancing which all enjoyed, when the M.C. sat us down to an im promptu euchre turnament. Mrs Dave Rainbow and Mr. N. Rudder were the successful prizewinners and received very useful presents. I must say that, if the ladies out here can't sing they make up for it in their cooking. After a very enjoy able supper, more music and dancing was indulged in till midnight. PROGR...
FINED £8 DRUNK ON MOTOR CYCLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
FINED £8 DRUNK ON MOTOR CYCLE. At Liverpool Police Court on Thursday Bert James Whiting was charged with driving a motor cycle, while un der the influence of intoxicating liquor, on February 3rd, at the Cross roads. He pleaded not guilty, ana was represented by Mr. Bolton. Giving evidence Dr. Pirie (jun.), said he "did not mention to the police that Whiting might have had a drink three or four hours earlier. Whin ing did not have all his faculties about him, and was not in a fit state to drive a motor cycle. Constable Desreaux said he saw Whiting and another man trying to start the engine. They did so, trav elled three or four feet, then stopped. The licensee of the Crossroads Hotel, McPhec, said the men came to the door of his hotel, and asked fo? liquor. He told them they had ha.l enugh, find that they ought to be ashamed of themselves for riding the cycle in that condition. He refused them drink, and ordered them off the premises. Defendant was abusive. They went to a gar age and...
GOOD RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
GOOD RAIN. The rain locally, though anything but sufficient in volume, has gladden ed the hearts of gardeners. The florists did a roaring business on Tuesday and Wednesday. Along this line from Granville to Cabra matta the total fall to date would average nearly an inch, and notwith standing that the first fall was heavy, thea thirsty ground consumed it quickly. At many homes, where the man was away at work, the women folk were not averse to using the spade. Since the above was written good rain has fallen.
QUESTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
QUESTIONS. I'd like to know why caves have mouths, *! For they won't speak" to hie; And why. a needle has an eye, And yet it cannot Bee. Yesterday I asked my Daddy Where all tlje fire flames go; I hardly could believe it, but He didn't seem to know. Now I wonder could you tell me .Why teeth .are in a &lt;comb? Or why Sis^opis signing when . WeVe plenty of spoonB at home .«?" Ella E. Smillie, in "S. M. Herald."
"NO UNDUE ADVANTAGE." [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
"NO UNDUE ADVANTAGE." The electrical engineer of Holroyd put a business-like suggestion to the Council on Tuesday night. He wrote: "It may appear to some people that I am gaining some undue ad-' vantage in respect to the arrange ments made for the garaging of the council's car, at my house, whereas I am of the opinion that the council is getting a fair deal. However, the arrangements made were not possibly the best, and I think it would be more satisfactory for everyone concerned if they were put on a more business-like footing. I therefore suggest that I be allowed to purchase the whole of the coun cil's property at my premises at the original -cost' (£41/10/9), and that council pay me the sum of 3/ per week for the use of the garage from the date of erection, and as long a« it is required to house the council's car. This is less than half the rat6 that one would have to pay privately but it would put the thing on a busi ness footing. No action .taken.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
PERSONAL Aid, King, of Fairfield, who 1b en gaged on main road work near Kat oomba made a special trip to Fair field to attend last week's council meeting. His duties prevented him from attending the Bpcial meeting during the previous week. Aid. King is keen on his civic duties. * * * Mr. Bruce Lewin, the veteran Journalist who was mentioned in our ast issue, has been admitted to the State Hospital at Liverpool, suffer ing from bladder trouble and vari cose veins. * » . Ernest Hill (6 years), of Camp bell-street, Fairfield, was operated upon for appendicitis in Auburn Hos pital on Tuesday. He is doing well. * * * Mr. W. J. Woodcock, treasurer of Fairfield Labor League, has resign ed, owing to his departure from the district. His resignation was ac cepted with regret by the members. . . « Mr. Don. Campbell, the popular Fairfield newsagent, and Mrs. Camp bell and family, have returned after an extensive holiday tour on the south and north coasts. Mr. and Mrs. J. Campbell have taken _t...
TENNIS FAIRFIELD AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
TENNIS FAIRFIELD AND DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. - A meeting of delegates to the nbove association was held at Wheat ley's Hall, Fairfield, on Tuesday night. There was an attendance of over thirty, and the meeting was very enthusiastic, which augurs well for the success of the association. Mr. L. Ford (president) presided, and placed before the delegates the 'purposes for which the meeting had been called, viz., to adopt the con stitution and competition rules, fix the boundaries, and accept entries. The following clubs were repre sented:-Mavis, Allandale, The Wat tles, Clarinda, Swanell, Hillcrest, Dallarnil, Florenbine, Ascot, GlenV roy, Amici, Cooringa, Long-field . and Wangaroo. Sixteen teams are al ready assured. The secretary (Mr. Schwarzer) read the constitution, which had been drawn up by the committee, and dis cussion ensured on the vital points. BOUNDARIES. The folloing boundaries were adopted:-Southern-The boundary between Cabra-Vale and Liverpool municipalities, to Covvpasturc...
METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
METHODIST CHURCH. Harvest thanksgiving service wll Le held in the Cabramatta Church next Sunday. The morning service will be conducted by the Rev. G. W. Johnston who will take as his subject "Crowning the year." Mrs. Meldrum will be the soloist and will sing "The ei.ed of the Kin.srom " The R°«. ? N. Lock, of Auburn, will conduct the afternoon i-ewiie and Mr. C. L Willard the owning The aiiual harvest festivnl Bn:ial will be hold at the church on Monday evening, the 11th. and 8 o'clock. Rev. G. W. Johnston will officiate at next Sunday evening's service in the Fairfield Church. His subject will be: "New strength for common tasks." Mrs. Meldrum will sing the beautiful solo: "A Little Bit of Love." A couple of anthems will also be rendered by the choir.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
IMPORTANT LAND SALE. At Granville Town Hall on Satur day, March 2nd, at 2.30 p.m., Mr. Richard E. Burns, o£ South-street, will conduct a sale of 81 parcels of land in Holroyd and Granville Muni cipalities. Mr. S. C. E. Herring, of Castlereagh-st., Sydney, is in con junction with Mr. Burns in this im portant sale.
PONY OR FORD. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
PONY OR FORD . The Mayor of Granville reported to the Council that the pony used by the ovcrBeer of works is aged and slow, and will soon have to be re placed, and recommended that, as an alternative conveyance for the over seer, that a Ford light delivery motor truck be purchased at a cost of about £225.-It was decided to call tend ers far a truck.
LAST WEEK'S "BIZ." [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
LAST WEEK'S "BIZ." We are grateful to the newsagents for the way they handled last week's issue of "The Biz." Most of them distributed a greater number at one penny, than ever before. This shows that the success of the paper under the new scheme of distribution is assured. Mr. Don Campbell, of Fairfield, almost doubled his usual quota, having sold out, and had to secure more copies from this office. Mr. Joyce, of Cabramatta, also ex perienced a largely increased de mand.
"SET UPON." Holroyd's Impounding Officer. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
"SET UPON." Holroyd'* Impounding Officer. Mr. C. Watts, impounding officer of Holroyd Municipality was driv ing a mob of eight cattle to Merry lands pound from Military Road, when, according to his report to Tuesday night's Council meeting, he was set upon by two men, who be came very abusive and threatening, and eventually drove the cattle away from him into the scrub . wards Yennora station. Mr. Watts reported the incident to the Mayor (Aid. Bacon) as soon as possible. He is endeavouring to find the owners of the stock. The Council has referred the matter to the inspector in the hope of ascertaining the names of those who took the cattle away.
JEWELLERY HAUL FROM GIPSY'S CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
JEWELLERY HAUL FROM'GIPSY'S CAMP. At Liverpool Police Court on Thursday Victor Rudolph Podesta was charg ed with stealing a qtiantity of jewell ery, 15 half sovereigns, a £2 piece of American) gold,; wedding rings, brooches, etc., valued at £76 the lot, the property of Thomas Sterio, at Liverpool, between January 27 and John Charles Anderson was also charged with stealing jewellery, etc., of the same value, from the same owner, and on the same dates. Mr. Bolton represented both de fendants. Constable McCarthy said he, in company with Detective Sergeant Sedgewick, accosted the accused. Podesta said he picked the jewellery up on the footpath at 11.30 last Sun day night. He did not give it back to Sterio, as he was waiting for a reward. They took it to Sydney to plant it against a fence near the railway station. Podesta's brothers went to Steris and asked, if the jewellery was hand ed back, would he forego punishment of Victor. Defendant Anderson also told the constable that Podesta pi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
SATISFACTION, Comfort, and Good service are points in Footwear from COLECHIN'S, The Crcsecnt, Fairfield. BUSINESS FOR SALE. In The Crescent Fairfield, Fancy Linen, Children's Wear, etc. A cosy little business, with a good connec tion. For particulars. Apply at "The Biz," Office. DO YOU KNOW THAT DICK ALCHIN'S SUMMER SALE IS NOW ON Now is Your opportunity to Buy the Best Boots, Shoes and Sandshoes AT THE CHEAPEST PRICES. All lines must be clcared to make room for complete new Btock. 'It is "impossible for you to buy cheaper anywhere. So, come along and bring your friends. DICK: 'ALCHIN MACQUARIE' ST., LIVERPOOL ..Men'-* >. Bqd. jCHil^rejils Footwear, in great Variety at Cole chin's Shoe Store, The Crescent, Faftfield. Arthur Bedford GENERAL DRAPER, CLOTHIER MACQUARIE ST., LIVERPOOL THIS IS The Dfnkum Sale Men's All Wool Blue Serge Suits, all sizes, clearing nt £3/7/6. Worth £5/5. Millinery Half-Pricfe LADIES & CHlLDRENS' FROCKS NEARLY HALh.rKICE. MOSQUITO NETS at Clearing ...
POLICE COURT YESTERDAY'S SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
POLICE COURT YESTERDAY'S SITTING. Business at Liverpool Police Court ?cams to be on the increase. At any rate, there was a rush of "cuv tomcra" of various classes and croedo yesterday, an d the "takings" were considerable. Children's cases were also numerous. Mr, Gibson, P.M., occupied the bench, ASSAULT CASE. In a summons case Elisabeth Tay lor appeared as defendant, on a charge of assaulting Hugh Gerald Browbe, at Liverpool, on January 26. She pleaded guilty. Mr. Bolton said defendant was a nuisance to his client. She came at Browbe with halfa-brick in her hand and said: "You mongrel, I've got you," and attempted to hit him, with the brick; but he caught her hand. Then she hit him on the ear with a lump of road metal, about the size of a hen's egg. Mrs. Taylor said the man insulted her by saying: "There sits the dirty old ." A fine of 30/, court costs 8/, and £2/2 professional costs, was inflict ed; in default 14 days' light labor. "I'll take the 14 days, thank you. I'm not going ...
Granville Municipal Council. REGULAR MEETING. There was a full council. CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
Granville Municipal Council. REGULAR MEETING. There was a full council. CORRESPONDENCE. From the overseer of works, re porting that the expenditure of money held in trust for the construc tion of Hinchen-street, in the Gran ville Heights Estate, is not warrant ed at present, as there is only one house built on the estate.-Adopted. From the pound-and-storekeeper, asking that the pound and stores depot be connected with the tele phone.-The town clerk and over seer of works recommended the pro posal on condition that all outward calls relating to the impounding an imals be paid by the poundkeeper. -To get quotes. From Mr. R, E, Coleman, applying for a certificate under Section 10 of the Local Government (Amendment) Act, 1928, in respect of a weather board dwelling in Station-st., Guild ford, which stands only 2ft lOin. from the boundary of the allotment, in lieu of 3ft. as prescribed by ordin ance.-The town cleric recommended that the certificate be issued, and that, pending a fee bein...
SHOT A COW HOXTON PARK CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Biz — 9 February 1929
SHOT A COW HOXTON PARK CASE. At Liverpool Poljce &lt; Court on Thursday Robert Blackburn, farmer, was charged with maliciously killing a cow at Hoxton Park, owned by George Paine, and valued at £28.. Defendant appeared in custody, Mr. Bolton defending him. Sergeant Taylor, of Liverpool, said he went, at 8 p.m. on January 23, to Mr. Frank Paine's residence, at Hox ton Park and from something he learned he patrolled to defendants 'place. There he was Bhown the dead cow inside defendant's fence, which F. Paine claimed as his brother's pro perty,. It was branded like "O" on the off rump. There were two punc tures near the ears. On returning to Liverpool, the Sergeant saw de fendant. He admitted he was Black burn, and that he had shot the cow, as he could not keep her out of his property. She was continually breaking his fences and leading oth er cows in. He was also unable to drive her to the pound. At the police station, Blackburn signed a written statement^ to the effect that ...