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Coffee Public House News (Newspaper) - September 1, 1879, London, Middlesex 182 THE COFFEE PUBLICHOUSE SEPTEMBER the lack of which has already 20 including over 500 i 11 J in some in needless discouragement both in town and At Streatham Common tKerfcap peared no need to to work and who led the did not summon a committee until nearly were promised for a comprehensive and respectable dealing with a great It was believed that the addition of a Club Lodging if the most attractive and commodious Assembly Room in the would secure the permanent success of the and this central idea has guided the For the question of Coffee Houses runs into that of wholesome recreations for the whether by music or games indoor or and the thoughtfulness which will suggest one will the and wherever it is should be com and that not only because the symmetry and of the thing conciliates the sympathy of sensible but because whilst you enlarge your uses you combine also mutual support and economy of Had the site at Streatham Common permitted the longcherished branch of Working mens Baths would not have been shorn from the original Acting upon these principles the Committee of the Streatham have to some degree realised what was This work comprises a A and airy adorned by mirrors and where 60 to 80 persons may be served at j8 A games and Club room capable of accommo dating to 100 where 30 or 40 may sit and ihemselves of a noble jven or eight sm airy each with a men nor will this be materially advanced upon in any though inevitable changes in minor an4 the paying for enhance it in some It has been opinion of all experienced person3 who have examined the and they have been including practical workers in this line of all that the Architects have given a great deal for the money in each of the several departments of the and it has been said more than once or twice that there are few Concert thpugh built at donble the either so good in styl6 so acoustically two points not always associated in the tasteful work even of artists so distinguished as those to whom this work has been These buildings were formally opened on July by the Lord in the presence of a large consisting of most of subscribers and persons of influence in the Countess Cairns and Lady Lilias Sherbrooke accompanied the Lord whose speech was admirably appro and Judging by the brief period which has since elapsed the Committee have no doubt that the undertaking will prove not only a financial but aconsiderable aid to the and ofthe population around It should be stated that the whole of these buildings are vested in the hands of selfelective as changes with stringent provisions precluding any malveraion of them from their original scope and STENTON The Streatham And a Concert and Lecture of admirable acoustic propert seating nearly 500 BY THE OPENING Beehive BarPfUrlour The Streatham not only in its co alone woiild not ing accommodation Without a single adve with their discovered it anda v ham Common whic of in amongst its ups breezy joyance many of availing themselves of the perfect and cleanliness of the for for themselves and their little have ex pressed surprise both at the moderation of the charges and the excellence of the The entire cost of this effort pan scarcejiy be seated as iite architects Ernest Geote have hardly got the builders off the but this is an approximate estimate Managers living and Assembly gas furniture Miss t present house was which bad been w year the rebuild and funds to carry It was tote comfort of the working men kind were ever to provided for lodg the Iwuse attrac e year1to lectures on it was to he con stant principles jind spent over about that m addition to fe leaving a deficit of i T su icellor said he waa very glad to be able to Jft rih I 1 1 he looked upon jt as ing great and serious and he was afraid he must a of He asked them to remeniber and lay solemnly to their hearts these He was looking thejother fla at tjie statistics of the consumption of intoxicating drinks inojir He spoke from but he tough tnat 22 years ago the amount spent was in round numbers But last year it pop more than y ears ago n had not increased in any thing like that NoV they all interested in the expenditure and revenue of great interest iajtKe statements pf Chancellor of the ana they knew that the expenses
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