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Original Poetry. FAST YOUNG LADIES. A New Song, Air: "Fine old English Gentleman." [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 30 September 1876
Gentleman." I dedicate this song from out of my old pâte, - To those' youuj native ladies, so modest and v* sédate, . . -, Who keep up aa appearance at a very dashing - ;? rate i ;,. . ? ?. . .,?..?"- ?: But hp.vj; tiféy.do it goodness knows,-'tis more .than I can Btate,-¿ They nie the fast young ladies, all of the present date' At party, ball, or rout, they figure in the dance, And shake their curls about, as luringly they glance . At Harry. Tom, or Jack, who ogle on the sly, While ma exclaims,-"Oh, Betsy ! Janel you naughty girls/PH, fie V. But they are fast young ladies, so modest and so shy. . X;&lt; . v "? . " -- .:*?.' At night'these ladies take their rambles through the street, ...... And expose* their foolish antics where decent people meet, Their vulgar, actions serve most cléarly to reveal Their pretentious are absurd, their modesty not real ; These are, the fast young ladies, so graceful and genteel. But 'ere I write again, I hopa this song of mine Will not have b...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 30 September 1876
Marriages. HAYWARD — WOODS. — On September 27th, at St. Matthew's Church, Windsor, by the Rev. C. F. Garnsey, James Joseph, second son of Mr. George Hayward, of &nbsp; Windsor, to Teresa Caroline, fourth daughter of Mr. Thomas Woods, of Portland Head.
ARRIVALS OF RIVER CRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 30 September 1876
ARRIVALS OF RIVER CRAFT. Fanny (Bailey), from the Macdonald, with maize, poultry and sundries. Cecilia (Cameron), from Colo, with oranges. Sarah Jane (Gee), from Colo, with maize, oranges, poultry and sundries. Hard Times (Everingham), from Lower Portland, with maize and sundries. Sir Andrew Agnew (Woodbury), from Wiseman's, with Kurrajong wool and sundries. Edith Black (Foody), from Wiseman's, with maize and sundries.
Selected Poetry. THE DANDENONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
Tbe jpandènpng j 1 Who wör^^e^ * Woe. worth the day' her sails were spread To bear the living to the dead. &lt; i??(!. -? - - \ : '? Go hack! the storm king vainly said, o The clouds are gathering overhead : See yon dark and lurid sky. ;/ Lay-to' until the storm sweeps by. No-no 1 the proud Bhip onward bore, She'd weathered many a gale before,' O'er many a raging, foaming sea Her engines drove her famously. On she swept, with a wild delight; . A gruesome, fearful, thrilling sight, Now, almost unto Heaven borne, Now, flung below, like a thing forlorn. On-on she gees ! like a thing possessed Like sin-lost soul that knows no rest Heaving, groaning, creaking, sighing, Her human freight in health, yet dying. Now cn her deck with wreath of cloud, And wrapped in storm robe like a shroud A scythe in hand that spectre bore The Pilot to another shore; j Lower the boats ! for here are some | Whose work on earth is not yet done, And yonder barque will safely shield Those to whose cries ...
ST. PETER'S C. E., SCHOOL FETE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
ST. PETER'S ?. E., fKHI00L/lS3É¿ \ TUESDAY last was'one of tWxe&W^0W^Í^ ^ year with the children attending Vthe Bunttay; aûd « day schools in connection with St BettiV'ÏIplié^f ! cóptfian Church, Richmond. For on this-day their J Annual Treat and distribution of gifts took place/ * The children to thé'number of 140 assembled at tihitó day school, and were marched in procession wiÖayfj banners, &c., to the parsonage5 grounds, where they. * were regaled to repletion with cakes; &c. There' * were a number of the leading ladies and gentlemen^ of Richmond and district present, among whohvJl we noticed the Rev. TV. Wood, Alderman Kelly, andr? Holborow, Messrs. Ä. Cornwall,: WV M. N. Garling,' ?' and J. H. Crowley. Thfe Rev. J. Elder, the'* former incumbent wis also present, much to-dib' i delight of many old friends. Tho Volunteer band 'under the able management of Sergeant S.' Broughton, also put in an appearance, and dis coursed sweet music during the afternoon. ...
CENTRAL MACDONALD. (From a correspondent.) (To the Editor of the Australian.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
CENTRAL MACDONALD. (Frpm a eorreajjóndcnt.) th* mûê^ôfÛe'Àuiiralian.) SiE.-7-Jäad you ^Dv aB lvwaàTa spectator of thc tóeet% held tóíúA|C29tl^pte.)|* the Cental ItcDonald Fünfte Jâlmobl,îyjj^ like me, nb doubt,; would bave been su^rîfiëd^t iiíe congregation of people assembled together to pàrtakè of .the good things which wefc ßpread beíore them. But, per haps, you would like tójcnow what this Meeting was for; therefore, I will endeavour td inform you to briefly and 6'ÓTrectly as I possibly can .. Some time previous' to the.abjove.date, the School Board had a. meeting, at which it was unanimously resolved to have a Tea Meeting,- to raise sufficient firacW to liquidate the debt attached to the Boat belonging to the' Central McDonald. School, also tó repair the desks arid state of the said School. , The School Board im'p'aVted their intention to the Indies of surrounding neigbbon^uVxd. who with on4 accord, kindly voluntered to produce sufficient dainties for' tine' obtösfon. " , 7 At ...
THE DOOM OF THE DANCING-MASTER FIGURE THE FOURTEENTH. IN WHICH COMING EVENTS CAST THEIR SHADOWS BEFORE. STEP I.—Old Joe's Perfidy. " II.—Little Jacky's Trouble. " III.—An Ugly Discovery. STEP III.(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
in WHICH OtiHiÙÛ EVBKTS CAST THEIE ÖHÄDdWS BEFÖBfc; ËTKP I;-Ola Joe's Perfid^. " II;-Little Jacky's Troublé1. " III.-An Ugij DiscoWy; STEP' ïli(Co}itiâùèà'; 'Only Börne old rdbbish, I beliévè. I really forget.' * There is a letter in it.' ' A letter !' Now there certainly wáá ä change in her voice: * I opened the box quite by aècfdèrit. äud I found a letter there, written to you by the first and oldest friend I ever had. I acciden tally read two lines of it-not one' Word more. In my place; perhaps, êotne men would have said I was a fool not to read it bil. I do not think so. I prefer lo ask you whether there is anything in the letter that I ought not to read. Answer me truly ; in any case, I do not wish to read the letter.' She was silent, and he waited for her. At last she said, with au effort, 'I would rather you didn't read the letter, because it might pain you unnecessarily ; but there is no rea feon why yon ought not to react it. Char ley, trust me. Ï love yon !' s Challice pul...
Correspondence. (To the Editor of the Australian.) [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
f We äo not identify ourselves with the opinions ó/ ótH* correspondents.] (To the Editor of the Australian'.} Sm,-No doubt you are aware that the Wiberforce' Road Trust havë by advice fro* the Roads Depart*: ment, expended a good sum oFmbhey forming and; repairing the main street through' Wilberforce, and right well thc contract has been performed, and no room for complaint would exist had the: work I been completed ; but a bridgé remains , japflone, ! which renders all but useless for traffic the fine road we now possess. ; I believe tue Road Inspector is aware of this want, and that a promise was given that a sum of money (not much would be required) would be asked for, abd it was said no doubt obtained for supplying us with this much required bridge. I would like to know if the matter has been forgotten, or are we to look for help to obtain what-we so much need from' other"than the aotion of our Mem bers, who promise so much, and do so little. As we hope soon to have another elec...
THE CHANGES OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
THE CHANGES OF WAR; : WB halted and formed^quare in the mjddjâv movement, a bugler of the Fifty-first, whiff had been out with skirmishers, and bad mistaken our 6quare for his own, exclaimed " Here I am again, safe enough !"_ The wprds were scarcely out of his mouth when around shot took off his head and spattered the whole battalion with his brains', the colors and the ensigns in charge of them coming in for an extra share. One of them -Charles Fraser, a fine gentleman in.;speefch and manner-raised a laugh by draw jingput í " HoW extremely disgusting !" A.spcond shot carried off six of the men's bayonets; a third .broke the breast-bone of a lancer sergeant (Robinson), whose piteous-cries jwere anything but encouraging to his youthful ¡ comrades. The soldier's belief that 'fj^vöry bullet has its billet" was strengthened foy another shot striking; JEnsign,: Î/Oflpofyiithô shortest man in the regiment, and m ;$toe very;centre of tho square.,-, These casualties' were the affair of a se...
RICHMOND BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
RICHMOND BOROUGH COUNCIL. THE regular meeting of the above took place on4 Wednesday last. Present : The Mayor, Aldermen Onus', Sen., Parker, Kelly, Guest and Holborow. MINUTES. The miuutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. COEEESPONDENCE. A letter was received from Mr. R. Driver, M.L.A.J stating that he had called to see the Minister for' Lands on several occasions, and had been unable' to communicate With him in reference to the Bite for a New Pound at Richmond. A letter was received from the Colonial Secretary, calling attention to the deviation of the Council from the Surveyors instructions, and intimating that for the future, all alignment posts must be erected at the expense of the Council. A letter was received from Messrs. Power and ¡ Bonus, asking for an advance upon their contracts. ! The request was complied with. " ¡ MOTIONS. A motion in Alderman Kelly's name, haViifg. reference to the repair of Francis-street and j Benson's Hill, lapsed for want of a seconder,...
STRANGE ADVERTISMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
STRANGE A^yBR^ISEMENT. A GEEMÂN, who had' îost'hîsboree/ pub lished the following-notice :-" Rund avay, or sdolen, or yas sdrayed, mine large pig plack horse, abood 14 or 15haM and 6 hie£. He has ? gottfor,rpjapk leg,,to pchind, and to peforé ;" lie is plack ail over hie¡ppdj- but he has got some vite-spqts 'p^r Ki^t p.ajSE,:-T¿ere the skin vas rubb off, but I greaseditfejb^and the vite'spotp is all placj^agaij^ and kauters .and.. ;0medijfne;8} he.'jftlks $'"and ven Tie..'vallis,, all legs and fee't goes, , ¡vpn on afde'r, the oder. .' blas iwo.fears'^^oji.^ia' head, poth alike, but onë is placier dan tpdV* He has two eyfes, von his put out, and toder is 'pon the side of his hod ; and ven ybut go toder side, he von't see you. Ven he êàtsra good deal he has pig pelly ; he hap .long daii that hangs down peliind, but I cntit ,-slj.ôrt toder day} and now it is not -so long vat' ,it vas. . He is shoed all round, but his pehind shops collied off, and now be has got .pu. sho«'S only peíóre...
SYDNEY PRICES CURRENT. [BY TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
SYDNEY PRICES CURRENT. [BY TELEGRAPH.] Mr. William Inglis reports £he follow ing October 6th. £ s. d. £ s. d. Milch Cows, each... 5 10 0 to 10 17 6 Calves. 0 14 0 2 10 0 Lambs. 0 7 6 0 14 0 Pigs (alive). 0 12 6 5 0 0 Suckers. 0 5 0 0 10 0 Turkeys, per pair... 0 8 0 1 1 0 Geese " .... 0 7 0 0 9 6 Ducks " .... 0 6 0 0 8 0 Fowls " .... 0 4 0 0 6 6 Butter (roll) ^ lb.. 0 1 2 0 2 0 Lard. 0 0 7 0 0 8 Eggs, per doz. 0 0 9 0 1 9 Maize; per bushel.. 0 2 9 0 3 0 Wheat " ... 0 4 6 0 5 0 Oais .. ..... 0 -'> 0 0 4 0 iY¡ - .. ??. r-.-- &lt;:.. ... V '.> 6 0 4 6 i-Y. '?.?:/. : ?-. ' ??: :: 0 0 4 0 ii...,-, ,i. y i-m >> it 0 9 0 0 Lua.rue ., ii lu 0 5 0 0 Straw " 4 LU 0 5 10 0 Hides, each. 0 8 0 0 18 0 The market for old hay is much' better this week, I sold several trucks from 8s 9d to 9s, one truck from Mr. P. Dumphy, Menangle, ! amounting to £42 3s 7d.
Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
' TrtERE is a slight decline in tho maize mar ket tin's week, and prices range in Sydney at 2s 9d to 2s lOd at the wharves, and a shade better at Railway. At Melbourne, maize is moving off quietly, at 3s lOd. At Windsor, the quotation is 2s Sd, although one parcel brought 2s lOd, by weight, it weighed 63 lbs to the bushel, and was grown by Mr. Frank Hearne, of Wiseman's Ferry. At ¡Sydney, oaten hay is selling at 5s to 6s 6d ; lucerne, 3s Od to 4s. Poultry still keeps up' in price, and eggs are selling at 7d.
ARRIVALS OF RIVER CRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
ARRIVALS OP RIVER CRÁFT. Hard Times (Evermgham), from Lower Portland, with maize and sundries. Suffolk (Lect)i from Sackville Beach, with maize and sundries. Stone Parson (Kemp), from Lower Port land, with.maize and sundries. Sir Andrew Agnew (Woodbury), from Wiseman's Ferry, with maize and sundries. Wild Irish Girl (Smith), from Webb's Creek, with maize and sundries. Industry (Sullivan), from The Macdonald, with maize, poultry, and eggs. Substitute (Jones), from Gob, with, maize and sundries.
A CURIOUS MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
A CURIOUS MARRIAGE. A CURIOUS fact in regard to tue marriage of John Kemble, the actor, is told in Bannis ter's memoirs : One of the daughters of a noble lord, for merly holding high office, but then living in retirement, had fallen in love with the grace ful and sliowv actor merely from seeing him on the stage. Kemble was sent for by the father, and, to his astonishment, acquainted with the circumstances. The noble lord told him further that it was in his power to do him either a great evil or a great favour ; and that, if he would do him the latter, by ; relieving him from all apprehension of the i lady's indulging her fantasy, and relieve him effectually by marrying any one else for whom he might have an attachment, his wife should receive a dower of five thousand jounds from him. Kemble immediately proposed for Miss Brereton a pretty actress in the company, and the marriage took place without delay. But the amusing part of the tale is, that the afflicted and magnanimous father i...
DISTRICT OF WINDSOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
DISTRICT OF WINDSOR. RETURN of Births, Deaths, and Marriages for tho quarter ending 30th Sept., 1876 : J Males. I Females. | Total. Births, 1 Ï5 i 15 3Ö~ Deaths, j 18 j 15 33 Marriages, | | lo WTHTTL BECKE, D. R.
GUM ARABIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
GUM ARABÍC. WHAT i's it? After;ttíérainy feèaspn ïn' Mo rocco, a'gummy, juïée -exudes spontaneously from the trunk and branch*^ of the "acacia. It gradually thickéné' îif the furrow down which it runs, and assumes' t^e^fo'rhl'of ¿[val and Tound drops, about the si&e' óf pigeon eggs, of different colors, as it cbmés , dówn from the ted ol" white guni trees. .'"'i^holit the ; middle pï; Dêcember the>'Mobrfe';!jeiiföffipi'.&lt;on the borders of the forest j: : and, the 'harvest lasts a füll mouth. The gum is jacked' in large leather sacks, and is transpdrted on' theU backs of camels attd bollocks to séá^oi-fs, for > shipmetit. The harvfest' occasion *ià one of ' great rejoicing ; and the peqpTe, ?or'the fime_ being, almost live on the gum/ which' is nu« tricious and fattening.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
Will iravel liii» ensuing Season nrough Pitt Town¿ Windsor Road, Baulk bam Hills, Soutn Greek, Western Road, Penrith, Richmond, Rurrejong, Wilber force, and Portland Head; "iyERCY is fuM brother Co Merry Monarch J7 the winner of seven races out of eight starts. " They were bred by tíie late William Hall, Esq., and got by Tarragon, freni the Cossack Mare, by Cossack, from. Georgiana, by Cap-a-pie (imported), from Georgiana (imported). l'hus it will be seen that PERCY is one bf the best bred horses in the land. He is also a good Stock-getter, they having taken prizes at the Sydney and Windsor Exhibi ions. The Cap-a-pie blood were the winners of 4 races out of 5, at thc last Hawkesbury Races. Mares received at thc paddock as soon as there is grass-but no responsiblity in burred. TBBMS: Each Mare....... ¿3 10s. Groomage.-. 2s. Cd. All marcs must be removed, and paid or arranged for, by the 1st January, 1877. GEO. S HALL, JDKU. I Ta travel thin Season Through Windsor, Richmond, Kurrajong...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser — 7 October 1876
áLL peratebQM TRESPASSING ON ]^IÊ|%t©-*;after *bis dale will irosëctitea aco^pg?i| tä^f ,.' '^!'/\.. -Sp'^'jß^aook Farm, - ?' * ... Hawkesbury Hirer. Aug^|?thiát676i. Department of Lande; ^J^dmfpHâë^p^iàberi 1876. TTlS Exéellénoy the Governor, with the TJL advice of the Executive Council, having dèènied;it expedient to open and makè the several'-- Párish Roads mentioned in the Schedule appended hereto, to be maintained at tho e^s^P ,bf the parishes through which they pâsVï Noticef js hereby ¡given, that in fcccord^hçe...wjth^'é;tp%v1sibln6 of the Act 4th William IV No. ll, plans ánd books of j reference, showing the intended lines bf tfae roads in question, are now depqpjted at the Office of the!Surveyor: Genend,'iii Sydney, and the Police Offices mentioned. , It is. requested -that any well-grounded objections thaH, may exist tb the formation* pf J the roads in question may be transmitted iii writing to. the Clerk of the Executive Council Within one month from this date; By^His Exc...