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Arrival of River Craft at Windsor Wharf. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
Arrival of River Craft at Windsor Wharf. AI mn from St. Albans, with maize, and sundries. ( Sraiih). \)>,,.&lt;ii from Portland Head, wi.h melons, ami .-ai.ci/ (i-v.-rinjiiiam). Emili: >á ¡rum Colo, willi maize, and melons, (San- di} I. &lt;.&lt;?!!! from Colo, with mel .ns, (lletherell). .J"!ui lli flnil ¡rom Liwcr Hawkesbury, with > MI.:.-;, lemons, pouh ry. and eggs. ' Woodbury). 1 f.:.'.ria from Uoio, with sunurics, (Wall).
Sydney Markets. Wednesday, July, 12th 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
Sydney Markets Wednesday, July, 12th 1SS2. Oaten Hay inhaies (per cwt) 7s. 7d. to 8s. Gd (J.¡ten *' bundies ... 7s. 7d. to 8s.9 d ,, ,, truss ... Os Od to Os Od Oaten & Wheaten bundies 7s. 3d. to 8s, Od ,, ,, bales 7s. Od. to 8s. Od Straw in bales ... 4-;. -id. to 4s. "3d " bundies ... ... 4S. ld. to 4s. (3d Oaten Chaff. (is. 9d. to 7s. 9d .Strawj do. 5&lt;. 6d. to Ob. Od Maize ... ... 5s. ld. to 5s. 2d Pumpkins ... ... 0«. Jd. tu Os. Od Prime Lucerne (per cwt) 8s. 3d to Os. 0'^ Potatoes . £3 1 os. to £4 10s. Bran. ... ls. G^d, Lo ls. 7d Pollard . ls. (5|d. lo ls. 7&lt;3 Feed Oats . 3s. tíd to 3s. 9&lt;3 Butter (per lb) ... 2s. Od. to Os. 0c Eggs (per doz-.-n) ... 2s. Od. to Os. 0i Fowis iper pair) ... 3s. Od. to 4s. 0&lt; Ducks ... ... ... 4s. Od. to4s. 6c Sales vrere conducted on the old lines, ant bidding brisk - the supply of forage bein« short.
Windsor Police Court. TUESDAY, 11TH JULY, 1882. (Before Messrs. R. Dick, W. Dargin, and W. H. Johnston, J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
Windsor Police Court TUESD AY, UTII J CLY, lSS"2. (Before Messrs. It. Dick, W. Dargin, and W. If. Johnston, J's.P.) James Green was ch argel with stealing a purse containing about tweity sh;l&lt;i>igs in Silver (rom the house of He iry Wilev, in Macquaric-street. 0:1 Wedies'!ay, ihe O.h. instant. Mrs. Wi:ey. t!ie wife of prosecutor, gave ev i leuce, and i dent: fi id the pirie as hers, which had been take-i f:o:u a small cedar box in t!i? shop-which was produced. Constable Brook a's ) «rave evidence as to arresting tke boy, a-id ii 1 ? 1 i11 -T the imrsecon taining los. upon bi n-he having spent the remainder. Defendant elected to be dealt with summarily, an I pie .tied not gu:ky. Tiic Bench, alter a short consultation, sen- tenced defendant to l t da;, s in gao«, gavtí him a little wholesome advice, an t proiuis -d hit if he failed to profit thereby, and was hr Uiht up again for steal.n^, they 'd give him. a longer II-rm of imprisonment. Enoch Jones was called upon to an...
Result of the Acclimatisation Craze in Jamaica. [LONDON POST, 13TH MAY.] [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
Result of the Acclimatisation Craze in Jamaica. [LoxnoN POST, 13TH ÍIAY.] Ax inquiry into thc -working of the Act for thc Protection of Wild Birds, if Mr. Gladstone would pledge himself not to fcrsce grave political complications likely to arise therefrom, might bc both interesting and profitable. The divergence of opinion as to the results of orni- thological legislation so far is certainly curious. In sonic parts of the country sparrow clubs have been reorganised with a view to checking what was described last autumn as a "plague of small birds'' ; but, on the other hand, philor nithic voices are still far from silent as to the depopulation of our groves and fields of their feathered denizens by thc wholesale and direct evasion of the act by bird-catchers. The fact is that the balance of nature, like the "balance of power" in Europe, is easily upset, but incapable of violent rectification. Those who are in favour of more drastic mea- sures, and who would by act of Parliament compe...
Slavery in Hongkong. [From the London "Spectator" of April 29.] [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
Slavery in Hongkong. [From thc London " Spectator " of April 29.] THE social questions which come up before the Colonial Utricp, as the ultimate referee from forty states in all degrees of civilisation, are naturally endless : but few can be more per- plexing than the ouo now cumiuy up from Hongkong. A system of slavery exists in that colony of the most disgusting character ; it has beeii denounced both by the Cxovernor and thc Chief Justice, and the Colonial Office must, therefore, under pain oí parliamentary opprobium. put it down. They are not un- willing, and do no', deny, though they ex- tenuate, the facts: but to do it evidently taxes all their «xperience in tentative legisla- ron. About the facts, there is practically no dispute. Those who advise reform assert, and those who deprecate reform admit, that Chinese fathrrs and guardians do constantly soil their children, for money and by formal deed, into bondage,-the boys to be here- ditary domestic servants, and the girls to bc...
THEOPHILOSOPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
THEOPHILOSOPHY. - I WH. Mt FI Í euicuglit b* reifvn jiiec «»»-.L £".hr i . . i'1 « wer:*.- r~-*-''.:>\z ù>. wi'.bou', relict-m. ' .» 'np b^oiii Q: t v ra'iiii.;.. huniut being is in pl- ntd! th* v.r >rv ... per- ception of supreme su¡iernatural power con- trolling all tilings. This purely theopathic ft-eling exists in the breast of the untutored savage, as well as the learned of civilized nations. We cannot aecount for this theo pathv ; hut the mind, that mysterious es- sence which governs all spiritual powers, has impressed the idea upon our senses as an actual fact, and we are as powerless to divest ourselves oi this knowledge of Divinity, as we are to understand the means bj which it has been so univerally imparted. Keligion has, from time immemorial, played a most important part in the world's history. The recognition of laws, received as emana- tions from some divine source, obedience to which were supposed to ensure eternal felicity and disobedience everlasting penalt...
Windsor Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
Windsor Borough Council. Tii K ordinary mei ting of the Council was held o i t!ie 12th July instant. Ti-* stat : the Mayor, and Aldermen Prim iii.-c, W, G./sper. Linsjey, Simon, J. T. Gosper, Collins, Robertsou and Davis. Minutes of last meeting were read and con f.r ned ; ar.d correspondence received from i:,im|M-n!"*¡! Municipal Council, asking tor the Windsor Council's co operation to get all Government buildings assessed, and .lie re- peal of sectiou 163, of the Act of 1867. Letter received on the motion of Aid. Davies and Primrose. From Richmond Council, re f-pacting that Council's decision re water supply-the resolution carried in, that Council being in accordance with the resolutions carried in this. Letter received ou the motion of Aid. Davies and primrose. Accounts were handed in by the Council Clerk, amounting to'.£25 tis ld, which Were referred to FtBSBnaít^nttñíUíe.-" in ..'V ''-.*.' ' ' .;':.'. Report fr^f». .thaï ? Commùtde WAS brought jn by Aid. Simon, recommending pa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
HAWKESBURY CHRONICLE/ A WEEKLY PAPER, Conducted oa J.ibcral Principles. Published every SATURDAY MORNING. Circulated freely throughout the Hrr.vkesbury District. Publishing Office :-GEORGE STREET, WINDSOR. ADVERTISEMENTS received up to 1 o'clock p.m. or. Fridays. TEriiTS OF SUBSCRIPTION" : Single Copy-TWOPENCE. Per Qnnrter, Booked... 2s. Gd. in advance... 2 s. Per Half-year " ... 4s. GA. ... 4*. Per Annum ... Os. ., ... 7? M. -Subscribers naniea c.-ui be enrolled at any time. TEKSIS OF APVEKTIMNG : ~. , l Five lines or under ... ls. , ~ - li'ii lints Drover :> ... is. Insertions. ( Fifteen lines 10 ... 3s. Twopence per line for every additional. -ADVERTISEMENTS WAV BE INSERTED WEEKLY AT THE FOLLOWING RATES PER QUARTER. ("One inch space ... £0 10 0 Long Terni. -I Two " ., ... 10 0 I Each additional inch 0 5 0 Advertisements ordeTcd for twelve months carry 10 per cent, disccttnt off above rates. IvB.-Advertisements nnder 5s in value, trill only be "booked" to regular customers. "WI...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
LOCAL AND GENERAL. GENERAL SKOBEIOFF.-The neath of this splendid soldier, at the early age of 39, was announced by cablegram, dated London, Julv 7. He has been well called the Hero of Plevna, which is no misnomer, as one can glean from Archibald Forbes* spirited sketch, transmitted by telegram from Melbourne, on Sunday. Forbes knew the hero well ; and j what with his own knowledge of him and extracts from the notes of his other dead friend, MacGahan, the said sketch is brist- j ling with the liveliest incidents in con nee» ion with SkobelofFs military career. He appears to have been a Black Prince, a Henry the V.. a Hotspur, a Sir Phillip Sidney, a Bayard and a Murat-all rolled into une, and was a credit to Russia or any other more favoured country. Requiescal in pace. SMART TRAVELLING.-As an instance of i what can be done in speedy travelling he ! tween Sydney and Riverina and Victoria since the opening of the railway to Hav, it may be stated that a gentleman left Sydney by train a...
SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
SPARES. What flights of fancy, "what tropes, what similies/what poetry, is there not contained in G. T. C's letter in your c ^temporary ? It puts one in mind of Frank Fowler's " Lights and Shadows "-with the Lights left out. " The outworks have been carried " and / (not quite alone, however.) did it. The flag now flies on the ramparts, while our enemies lie dead in the breach. Tennyson, old boy j write us another " Charge "-this time of three only. Somebody, as usurd, has got bold of the bull by the tail re the Tempi ir scrimmage. lt is plain to be seen where the venom .fvjdV^ \ent-"the skunk, and the mock religious cove," to wit. The Bibliographer of the future will have to add another work on Evidence. We have already " E vidences of Creation," " Evi- dences of Christianity," and now the read- ing world will be delighted with " Evidences of Municipal Vitality" by G. T. Collins, Windsor. Sweet William has been relieving his bile among the Gundagaigeese ; and the absent Sireneree co...
PINS. Cum grano salis. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
PINS Cum grano salis. Referring to the E;*yptian muss, the other night in Melbourne, Archibald Forbes spoke np for the Indian troops of the Empire. " He'd back," he said, "a Brigade of little G.oarkos to thrash soundly the whole array that Arabi Pasha could bring into the field." And further on, he said, " there was once a stedfast old gentleman of the name of Palmerston. If be could be spared from'thé other world for about^ week he would »ettie the Egyptian difficulty with neatness and promptitude." . There's not a doubt of it ! and had the same old gentleman been on this side the Styx a few years ago, old England wou'd hive been saved mueh humiliation in the way of snubbings from blustering European k'risers. She would also hrve been spared theignonimy of South African defeats, by both Boers and Zulus, as wéllÎÊM* certain retrograde movements in Afghanistan*., One is tempted io look back at the past and speculate upon what might have been had the burly old Viscount not shuffled of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
yyHAT ABOUT GROCERIES Well, a?l I can say is, just pop down to HOBART HOUSE, Opposite Commercial Bank, GEORGE-ST., PARRAMATTA. H. C. HARPER **&lt;-* O S = -So O Jp 2 O ° _r E W - 'S o~ I"« s. o , es O ia ~ c 3 ua - S = Q»-» Q&lt;73 - ë a O 2 A\ÎIX V XI 3AIO '3SÛ0II xuvaou ye peu, sq oj« '&}cuqauT jon eaop yKi uasqQ }*-'&lt;ri daQ oqj, ¡ ¡ ¡ vax ¡ i rax ¡ vax IC TO El A HOUSE, MASON AND STAPLETON. UKAXD DISPLAY EVERY DAY. Clothing, Mercery, Mantles, Costumes, Jackets, Drei s Materials Hosiery PARRAMATTA. To particularise is impossible. We have all the new modes and styles for the present season in every required DRESS style of costume. None but the best talent employed in MAKING this department in order to secure a perfect fit. DEPARTMENT. WEDDING & MOURN- ING Orders executed with despatch, MOST MODER- ATE CH AUGES and PER- FECT PUNCTUALITY. BLANKETS. BLANKETS. BLANKETS. We have not had :my really cold weather yet, but after the agreeable chang...
THE Bawkesbury Chronicle. AND FARMERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 15 July 1882
THE IMíesírarij Cjirmrirle. AND FARMERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1882. I --. " CONVERSIONS are ;:bout " '.as now become apothegmatic, and, in fact, it is a true one, for some conversions at the present day are of the most startling kind-especially in the town of Windsor. Yesterday we saw men frigidarians ; to-day we see them absolutely salamanders-nothing is too wami for them. All the non-progressive, obstructive, old identities are, all at once, become energetic men of progress and wide spread liberality; and universal light seems to be illuming the way to the mitlenium. Having been for a long time right in the shades (sic) of an I eclipse," we naturally feel as if a little extra I oxygen bad got into the air, and we have a very strong impulse to stand upon our heads and do something abnormal for very joy of the thing. And all this wonderful reaction has been brought about by "one or two aldermen and the local Editor." Happy r*tepayers ! to possess even two such aldermen-leavi...