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Religious Notices. WESLEYAN METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Religious Notices. WESLEYAN METHODIST. WiNDSOií.-29th May, ll a.m., Rev. H. Mack. ,, 7 p m.. Rev. H. Mack. RICHMOND ,, 3 p.m., Rev. H. Mack. " ,, 7 P.m., Mr. A. Simpson. ENFIELD ,, ll a.m., Mr. T. Anderson. ,, ,, 7 P-m., Mr. T. Anderson. KciiEAJONG ,, 2.30 p.m., Mr. A. Simpson. ,, ., 7 p.m., Mr. A. Simpson. WILBERFORCE ., 11 a.m.. Mr. W. C. Gamonil. 7 p.m.,'Mr. W. C. Gamurlill. BuTTswoKTii SWAMP 3 p.m., Mr. W. C. Gumbrijl BEV. II. M-ACK, Chairman of Circuit. '
NEW SOUTH WALES COURSING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
NEW SOUTH WALES COURSING CLUB. j THE intercolonial meeting of the Kew South Wales I Coursing Club commenced on Thursday last, on Mr. P. A. Lamb's estate, New Plumpton, Rooty Hill, upon which there has been a large expenditure to adapt it for the sport. A special train, carrying about 250 visitors, left Redfern at half-ijast 9 o'clock, and arrived at the convincing ground shortly before 11 o'clock. The weather was very fine, and there were a number of ladies among the onlookers. Appended are the results of the trials : THE ST. LEGER.-For puppies, at £5 5s. The winner £60 and a piece of plate, value £25, pre- sented by the Hon. P. Higgins, M.L.C. ; runner-up £30 ; third dog, £15 ; two dogs, £7 10s. each. 57 subscribers. 40 paid forfeit. Mayflower beat Wellington Fast Times beat Hebe Leanthe beat Roulette Windsor beat Latest News Lollypop beat Waterloo Telemachus beat Barge Ratafia beat Lark Teddington beat Longlegs Lennox Love ran a bye THE INTERCOLONIAL, STAKE.-For 16 all ages, at 50...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
ODDFELLOWS' GRANO HANDICAP. PRIZE-TWENTY SOVEREIGNS, FOR ALL COMERS. To be Run on SATURDAY, JULY I5TH, AT BICHMOND FABE. Entrance Fee, 10s. Entrance to reach the Secretary not later than 8 p.m., Joly 1st. Conditions.-Distance, 150 Yards. Second Prize, 3 Sovs. ; Third Prize, 2 SOTS. ; to be deducted from Prize. To be run in Divisions. Handicappers : the Committee. Handicap to be declared and ad- vertized in " Evening News " of July 5th, N.B.-Entrance must be accompanied by per- formances for twelve months drevious. GEO. A. REID, Hon. Sec. CATTLE. CATTLE. CATTLE. G. H. Bedwell IAS received instructions to sell by Auction. AT GOUGH'S STOCK. SALE YARDS, Windsor, ON SATURDAY NEXT, JUNE 4TH, At Two o'clock, FIFTY HEAD MIXED CATTLE, Well bred, and suitable ages for fattening ; Also. TEN HEAD PRIME FAT AND WEIGHTY BEASTS. FIFTEEN SUPERIOR COACHING MARES, "W. G-OSPBE, TT AS received instructions from G. S. YEO, Esq., to sell by Auction, ON SATURDAY. 4TH JUNE, 1881, At Two o'clock, AT GOUGH'S...
Poetry. THE OBJECT OF A LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Poetry. THE OBJECT OF A LIFE. To eat, to drink, and be merry, Because to-morrow we die ; The Master's talent to bary A gift laid idly by ; To scrape with grim persistence The grains of a golden store ; To dig for a bare subsistence That keeps she wolf from the door. But whether in purple and riches We feed on the fat of the land, Or up to the middle in ditches Live hard by labour of hand, To wrestle for ease and pelf In a hunger of great and small, Where it's "every man for himself, And God, if Fie will, for us all." With greed that carries pollution Of base and pitiful strife; Can this be the true solution, The end and the aim of a life ? No j surely sparks celestial, The seraphim share with us, By instincts coarse and bestial Can never be stifled thus ! And surely within the portals That bar their brighter sphere, They yearn for fellow immortals, Tho' grovelling worm-like here The helping hand to reach us, That guides with tender care : The loving lesson to teach us Of a holier fu...
APPEAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 18TH. (Before Messrs. W. Lamrock, E. Powell, sen. J.'s.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
APPEAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY IÍJTH. (Before Messrs. W. Lamrock, E. Powell, sen. J.'s.P.) Mr. C. S. Guest represented the Borough Council, and Mr. G. Guest, sen. the assessors. John Meli tilly, for property in Windsor street. The assessors had rated the said proporty as unimproved land. Appellant stated that the property was divided into three distinct portions, had been occupied for fifty years, and the rates had been raised to £27 10s., being £2 10s. over last year. The Bench struck off the £2 lQs. leaving it same as last year. j Charles Parier appealed against increased rates for his property in March-street. Fro perty had in no way been improved since last year ; had increated rates from £13 10s. to £18. Struck off. Joseph Onus sen., for property in East Market-street, occupied by T. Reay. Some rather conflicting evidence was given in this case by the occupier and assessor, resulting, however, in the rates being reduced to last year's rates, viz., £24 10s. The Court at this junct...
[?]ndsor Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
V 'ndsor Markets. i c ive not improved siueo cur 1 ; not to .^.y appreciable extent, at any ra-,.. J1. ? prices as nuder : :.i::e (uetv) from . 2s. 2d. to 2s. Uk i. i-. none to band. i - ; *;us . 2s. Od. to 2s. Od. - . 2s. Os. to 2s. 9d. &lt;'... - . 4H. Od. to 5a. Od. »:¡¿'A- . 2s. 9d. to 3s. 3d. y . ls. 4d. to Os. Od. ' ' . ' s . 2s. 6d. to 3s. Gd. í'.a r . ls. Od. to ls. 2d. V.i-.J^r, 27;h May, ISSI.
Arrival of river craft at Windsor Wharf. SATURDAY, 21ST INST. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Arrival of river craft at Windsor Wharf. SATURDAY, 21 INST. Janet, from the Macdonald. 21 lize, ponltrv. rind : rs. (Wolke.r.) iïiHthf Edith, from Colo. 5fri:~.\ poult rv, and . \ (C. Rlundell.) ' rrh Jaie, fiv>-»i Colo. Mo'Vf, vr??, and . -y. (John Eales.) i WÍB.VESDAT, 20T;T. .onie Ho'oic, from tho Lo..or Ka TI kotbury. ! ntl barb. (T. Dougie?.) j ^hijraph, from the Macdc 'id. M:¡iac SL'1 (Jones.) j 'I Herbert, from thc Lower Hnwkesbnvy. ! 'try, and eggs. (Wn./'ihury.) THURSDAY, 2" nr. '.i, from Colo. Or:-::-es. fF-1 .;-,--!,-:1.> . .*«:««/, from Webb's (.reek. .:/.» and Butler.)
Richmoud Police Court. FRIDAY MAY 20TH. (Before Messrs. W. Lamrock, E. Powell, and C. G. Norris, J.'s.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Richmoud Police Court. j FRIDAY MAY 20TH. I (Before Messrs. W. Lamrock, E. Powell, and I C. G. Norris, J.'s.P.) Thomas Silks, charged with being drunk in Paget-street on the 17th inst., pleaded gui ty. Defendant stated he had not been in a Court (louse before iu his life, and hoped the Bench would deal leniently with him. Same defend- ant was then charged with using obscene language at the same time and place. Pleaded guilty. Another charge was also preferred against the defendant by the apprehending constable, for resisting the police while in the execution of his duty. Pleaded guiity. The apprehending constable stated that the lan- guage used by the defen 'ant was most dis- gusting. Also, that he (defendant) threw himself down uear the junction of March and East Market-streets, and refused to go any further. Defendant was fined for the first offence ls., or twelve hours ; for the second, 5s., or 24 hours ; for the third, 5s. or 24 hours. Fines paid. Mrs. Heffernan v. J. Heffernan ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
GEORGE ROGERS, GEORGE STREET, WINDSOR. Begs to inform his patrons and the public that prior to remov- ing into New Premises, he will hold a thorough CLEARING-OUT SALE ! Of the whole of present Stock, Every Article in following List is now in stock, but cannot be replaced at same prices. FIRST COMB BEST SERYED. ¡ Men's, Youth's, and Boys' Clothing, At Lower Prices than a Tailor would charge you for making. Men^ Black Cloth Papets, reduced to 15s 6d each Men's Beaver G-alatea Sacs, 10s 6d each, were 15s 6d Men's Useful Tweed Trousers wear well, reduced to 4s 6d per pair Men's Tweed Trousers and Vests, large stock, from 8s 6d per pair Mens Silk-mixed Pagets, reduced to 18s 6d, were 25s Men's warm lined Winter Overcoats, from 14s 6d Men's Fashionable Long Tweed Ulsters, 19s 6d each Mens full sized Cotton Working Shirts, lined backs, ls 2d each Men's full sized Merino Under Shirts reduced to ls each Men's Cardigan .Jackets, 6s 1 ld each Men's Checked Wincey Shirts, ls 9d each Men's Fancy...
The Farmer. POTASH AND ASHES IN AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
The Farmer. POTASH AND ASHES IN AGRICUL- TURE. Í POTASH is the most abundant constituent of the ashes of all agricultural plants, and the question of its necessity in manures and of buying potash fertilizers, is, therefore, one of importance. The native stock of potash in the soil is usually large, as is evident when the number of pounds per acre is considered, although the percentage seems small. An average percentage of about 0.03, as found in one series of analysis of eighteen soils, indi- cates the presence of 900 pounds of potash in the soil an acre within the depth of twelve inches, and, therefore, within easy reach of the plant. An average of about 0.04 per cent., found in another series of analyses of twenty-five soils, indicates 1200 pounds.to the acre. One soil of this series from America said to have produced wheat for twenty-six years, without manuring, contained 0.23 per cent, of potash, indicating nearly 7,000 pounds to the acre. Ordinary stock or dairy farming makes b...
Funniments. TALES UNFOLDED. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Funniments. TALES UNFOLDED. Short Stories bv Surulrv Liars. The other day several men were standing on a street corner, talking, when a handsomely dressed lady passed. *' You may not believe nie," said a man named Spriggins, "but I have had my arm around that lady. "You are a vile slanderer, sir!" exclaimed young Paperage, and, drawing ofi, he struck Mr. Spriggins a heavy blow between the ey.-s. Both parties were instantly arrested, and when Mr. Spriggins reqtiested that the lady be summoned, a policeman caught up with her and requested ber presence in court, which had just convened in afternoon session. Paperage related the facts. " Mr. Spriggins," remaiked the judge, " did vou say you had your arm around the lady ?" "Yes, sir." " Then the gentleman did right in striking you. Ladies are not safe in Little Rock so long as such ruffians are allowed to insult them." " Judge, al'ow the lady to speak," requested Spriggins. " Certainly. Excuse me for being blunt, but-but-" " Do you mean ...
Faithful Hattie. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Faithful Hattie. IT was down at the docks hy the North river, New York, where the streets are dingy and narrow and wear a permanently black- ened look-where the houses are curiously jammed together, clinging to one another like irregular teeth. Seafaring men stood talking in groups at the corners of the crossings and beneath the awnings on the side walks. Every pair af trousers was more or less daubed with tar, and the raen bore on their ruddy cheeks the kisses of the suns of every climate under high heaven. Thews and sinews were to be seen there toiling doggedly and perpetually. Steam engines of various forms and uses were toiling also after their fashion-hoistiug goods, pumping water, driving poles. Horses were dragging enormous loads, calmly, as if they .were used to the engines and cared less than toothing about the noise. The workers were pushing out groins and breastworks and piles and dams, which must have astonished the river as they gradually forced it out of its old land-m...
Railway Time-table. (CORRECTED TO DATE.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Railway Time-table. (COKRECTED TO DATE.) I..'ive SYDNEY for iîivor-tone ~] l.Lu _ : i\ e j 9.0 A.M. ; 5.25 P.M. Saturday add., ^Vi'.uisur )? l. t.") P.M. Sunday. 12.15 A.M. (All ri. rondon j sec down at Clarendon.) Kic Ii mond J . .I»^:.'!^,» «rr«7*, ' «&«» i*.iii uaiurday add., C.45 P.M. (Sets down or picks up at Claren- don.) Windsor...7.15 A.M.; 4.0 P.M. Saturday add., 7.0 P.M. - lii.'c- 'ave . 7-24 A.M. ; 4.9 P.M. Saturday add., ? - TAI r.y.. Kir. :- , U0...7.42 A.M. ; 4.27 P.M. Saturday add. 7.-5 P.M. B:.:rk",wn.'..8.20 A.M.; 4.59_p.M. Saturday add.,, 7.--tí P.M.
PARRAMATTA JOCKEY CLUB RACES. FIRST DAX—24TH MAY (QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
PARRAMATTA JOCKEY CLUB RACES. FtRST DAX-2ita MAT (QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY.) THE HANDICAP HURDLE RACE, of 50 sovs., with a sweep of 1 sov. each for starters ; second horse to receive IO sovs. from, the prize. 2¿ miles. Mr. T. Shore's b g Radical, aged, lOst 51bs ... 1 W- Forrester's b g Wrangler, aged, lOst 31bs 2 W. R. Corns' b g Jupiter, aged, 9st. 7Ibs ... 3 THE FLYING HANDICAP, of 50 sovs., with a sweep of 1 sov. each for starters ; second horse to receive 5 sovs. from the prize. 1 mile. Mr. S. Harding's b h Childers, 3 years, 7st 1 llb 1 T. M'Fadden's b h Tattoo, 6 years, 8st 71bs 2 A. E. CornweH'8 bk h Retrospect, 4 years, 6st 71bs .3 TnE PRINCE OF WALES STAKES, of 30 sovs., with a sweep of 1 sov. each for starters ; for all horses. 1 mile. Mr. W. Archer's bn g Boniface, 3 years, 8st Gibs 1 A. E. Cora well's bn g Shaughran (late Nobody), aged, 7st 6£lbs . 2 J. A. Stanfield's b m Margaret, 5 years, 6st I21bs.3 THE PARRAMATTA HANDICAP, of 100 sous., with a sweep of 3 sovs. each for star...
Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Bichmond. MISCELLANEOUS.-Austrian Band. Thurs- day last all Richmond was on the qui vive, in anticipation of a " musical treat," but ere the day had passed news came that Windsor had suffered a disappointment from the same cause ; several however, were not acquainted with the above fact. At the appointed time I wended my way to the School of Arts, where, by the light of the moon, I saw the building, but "Vere vas de band?" Alas! " Vere vas it," Reporters, a bad lor. Such was the conclusion come to the other day by two men in our local police court. " That man is a thief!" said a wag to his friend, pointing to yours truly seated in the reporter's box. " Why so?" inquired his friend. " Why," said he ** Do you not pereeive he is taking notes?" The visit of the Duke of Manchester on Wednesday last induced several juveniles to " play the w-.g" as the saying is, anxious to get a glimpse of the " dook" or perchance, to catch the brogue of the ancient city of the north. Some years ago I had...
Windsor Postal Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 28 May 1881
Windsor Postal Time Table. Av: c from - t ir.í v . M.-nday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, i'ri.iay, Saturday, at ll.:',0 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Ik.: : nt ... Monday. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thnrs i'-i lay, Saturday, at 11.30 a.m. ai-d 7.3') i'.j.-i' .v d...Mr iv, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thnrs > - , l-YMay, Saturday, n; and 4 p.m. : y ? '?? '? ii... i!e: dav, fr p.m. ; Tuesday, Wednesday, . . .:. p.m. : Thursday, S p.m. ; Friday, Satur , .;. ¡ p.m. ... .-...Monday, 3.1 p.m. ; Tn«-sd ay, 7 p.m.; V" .. -.'.iv, .3.¡5 p.m.: Thursday, 7 p.m.; !.. -i \, 1."» p.m. ; S .ii.r.ir.y, 7 p.m. . k ........J:- «day, Tuevî.-.y, Wednesday, Thurs >.. . , IYi. av, Saiurdav, at 11.30 n.ni. :. .'. ... ...> ' .«! v, Ta-'.^î.-v, V.'c.ir.i-Mli-y, Thurs . .'. til S ' urd. -, :.J 11-30 n m. y.-.- . M av, 'ia'?-?¡av, Wednesday, Thur¡= . . ;. ? i ...y, bu'uri!: y, ..t 7.30 p.m. ... . " y. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thu«sday . . . -, ;u'-&lt;: .v, at (i.30 a.m. and 3.30 j).m. I'if .' 'li:-... Mu. «::;y, Tuesday, W...