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Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 July 1882
Richmond. THE lovlíest village is, if anything, livelier, than the sister town, which is not particularly lovely in anything. As we perambulate round, we see something doing in the way ot street improvement, which we do not see in the royally named borough. 5Tes, we see the gigantic efforts of a Works Committee to make water run up hill, and th« conclusion we ar- rive at is that the engineer who bosses the crowd must be Priceless to the Borough. The work in question is about the most comical bit of drainage ingenuity we have ever seen ; in fact, fifty or sixty yards of ditch making is being done that is absolutely unnecessary, and a corresponding length of pipes are being buried where not required. What with the money that has been p dd to surveyors ior showing the way to do things, and the money that has been fooled away in trying how not to do it, the ratepayers of Richmond have cause to wish for an Arabi Bey, or some other enterprising individual, to commence a general financial ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 July 1882
HAWKESBURY ClffiOMCLE,' A WEEKLY PAPER, Conducted on Jjiberal Principles. Published every SATURDAY MORNING. Circulated freely throughout the Hawkesbury District. Publishing Office :-GEORGE STREET, WINDSOR. ADVERTISEMENTS received up to 4 o'clock p.m. on Fridays. TEEMS OF SUBSCRIPTION : Single Copy-TWOPENCE. Per Quarter, Booked... 2s. 6d. in advance... 2s. Per Half-year " ... 4B. 6d. " ... 4s. Per Annum " ... 9s. " ... 7s 6d" Subscribers names can be enrolled any time. TERMS OF ADVERTISING : n- i f Five lines orijEder ... ls. T 1 ñ 8 &lt; Ten lines or over 5 ... Ss. Inserüons. \ Kfteenlinea " 10 ... 3s. Twopence per line for every additional. ADVERTISEMENTS MAT BE INSERTED "WEEKLY AT THE FOLLOWING RATES PER QCTLRTER. fOne inch space ... £0 10 0 Long Term. «j Two " ., ... 1 0 0 I, Each additions! inch 0 5 0 Advertisements orfiered for twelve months carry 10 per cent, discount off above rates. N.B.-Advertisements under 5s in value, will only be "booked" to regular customers. WI...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 July 1882
LOCAL AND GENERAL. THERE are now 1150 miles of railway open in New South Wales« ESTIMATED Indian tea crop for 1881, 51 § millions of pounds weight. LAY/COCK: has challanged Walter Ross to row him on the Parramatta River. SEVENTEEN Counties in Ireland have been proclaimed under the Crime Repression Act. T BUMBLE accident on the Moscow Kttsk Railway. 200 persons killed, and the train completely wrecked. THE POST OFFICE JJTD TELEGRAPHS. The loss on these services in N.S.W., last year, amounted to £68,005 and £3-5,991 re- spectively-this includes foreign, intercolonial, and inland. The Money Order and Post Office Savings' Bank Branch are, however, «elf-supporting, besides being of great service to thoie who wish to save money in small amounts. At the end of last year there were £971,501 to the credit of 31,852 depositors. LIQUOR ADULTERATION IS MELBOURNE. A Mrs. Greensleeve, a publican, has been mulct in the sum of £15 with £.ï 5s. costs, for keeping in her house a bottle containing two...
SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 July 1882
SPARKS. The "Australian Snortsman " has changed its coat-and its editor ; the latter, un mistakeably so. The former guiding star was evidently too mild for our fast, go ahead, colonials ; he was, I'm afraid, an old countrie Sport, and didn't blow the colonial trumpet enough. His successor makes amends for his deficiency, however, if we may judge from such par* as these :-" What has become o the English batting skill?" " Oar boys std astonish the English teams!" "Eleven agtinst eleven of anybody now means a one innings win for the Australians." In answer to the first query it might be said " It may still be found at Marylebone or Cambridge," but then, what's the uss, when the ' boys* don't wait to see it ont when they are collared. [ At Forbes they are going to build a tower one "hundred feet high, and thereon a reservoir to hold 70,000 gallons of water. Yet there are' paople who say this cannot be done at Windsor. The Templars hare been blowing a h t about Hanlan's being a teetotale...
THE Hawkersbury Chronicle. AND FARMERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, JULY 22, 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 July 1882
THE Mflttikesintrtf Cjirntúrlt AND FARMERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, JULY 22, 1882. IT was on!y to be expected that in the event of water being brought into the town from a distance, both river and creek, would bc con- verted into sewers. This is what ninny must have thought when they altered their views and. wdked boldly over to the " Govern- ment Scheme " arrangement ; and others, who have not gone over, have seen just as clearly, what it would all come to. The argument ia this : " With a good supply of pure water coming from a distance there can be no further objection to our using both rive.-and cr e; to run our sewage into; and industries that have grown up in our midst may remain undisturbed, and their proprie- tors masters of the position." AU this has been well considered, no doubt, by different sections of our people-those who claim to be sanitaiians, and those who claim to be nothing in particular beyond whA pays them best. They saw that if a local water supply were inaugurated...
PINS. Cum grano salis. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 July 1882
PIN'S. Cum grano salis. ' A Southern paper says :-" This is how the British manufacturer is cutting his own throat. In a piece of calico lately examined, the total weight was 6£ lbs. Of this, was ; " size," that is, flour starch rubbed in to fill up the cracks between the threads. Ia other words, you buy and pay for 6¿ lbs. oî calico ; you sew it into garments ; you nash the garments, and if vou then weigh them, you find you hare only 3 lbs. of cotton cloth left; the 3\ of size has vanished into the suds." Mrs. Brassey writes on the same, thusly : " This afternoon as we were steaming up towards Suez, 1 had a chat with Mahomet, on« of our Indian firemen, who was fringing a piece of muslin for a turban. I asked him if it was English. " No, Missey ; no Eng- lish-Switzerland i English no good; all gum and sticky stuff; make fingers dirty ; all wash out ; leave nothing." In the South Sea and Sandwich Islands, and in the Malay Peninsula, the native's make the same complaints as to the Man...
FARM[?]AND GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 July 1882
FARMIAND GARDEN. RUST PROOF WHEAT.-We have received a communication, from Mr. J&rv.ea inglis, ¡«te ¡ Executive Commissioner for India, acquanting us that he has received a communication from tlie Department of Agriculture and Commerce of the North Western Provinces of india, relative to a supply of rus*, proof wheat. It appears this kind of wheat is an early ripening kind ; it has sustained its reputation under frequent experiments, in various parts of the world, where conducted with fair conditions, and Mr. Inglis ii very sanguine that it will also sus- tain its reputation here, and prove a great boon to the farmers in many districts, where milis are silent, and wheat culture discon- tinued-which it undoubtedly would here, by bringing back the old wheat culture to our district, instead of having lind laid down, entirely with maize. The Director writes thus:-" The seed is from wheat which baa been grown under government supervision for three years, an 1 has been uniformly fr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 July 1882
Richmond and Windsor* PIANO, HARMONIUM, SINGING MR. HARWOOD receives Pupils for Wednesdays or Saturdays. The HaBi Quarter to date from Au ¡rust 15th, and the first instruction, Wednesday, 16th, or Satur- day, 19th instant. Address : " Chron:cIe " Office, Windsor ; 346, Victoria-street, Sydney. -¡r-----. Notice. BANK HOLIDAY. TUESDAY, 1st August, being a B^ank Holiday, tjhe' Windsor Banks will- be closed. By crder of the Managers. -A.a?a7-E]_i_Ta?ioisr ! HEW BOOKS, KEW TOYS, NEW PICTURES, AT FULLER & CO'S, GEORGE STREET, "W*I:CT:DSO:R/. CHTXDEEirS SCHOOL BOOKS, CHILDREN'S PBßfi BOOKS, Works by Frances B. Havergal, Harriet B. Stowe, A.L.O.E., Miss Wetherell, Sarah Doudney, Bev. £. P. Bowe, and other well-known authors. Cheap edition of Rev. Joseph Cook's Lectures, and Sankey's Hymns. Pockst and Memo Books in great variety, Scrap Books, Blotting pads and Books ; Rulers, Paper Knives, and Inkstands. Inks-all colours ; Gums, Sealing Wax and Wafers, Pens, Penholders, Pencils-a gre...
Windsor Borough Council. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26TH, 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 July 1882
Windsor Borough. Council. WEDÎTBSDAY, Jtn,r 26TH, 1882. Present the Mayor, and Aldermen W. Goa per, Linsley, Simon, J. T. Gosper, Rob- ertson, and Davies. Minâtes of previous meeting were read and confirnmed. CO a R ESPO N DENC E. From Engineer for Existing Lines re painting of Railway Bridges in the Borough, stating that it was not usual for the Department to paint bridges &c. Received. From S. C. Brown, Solicitor, enclosing accounts for services performed in connection with new By-laws, amounting to £7. 9s. 6d. Referred to Finance Committee. ¥rom T. A- Cupitt, notifying that he was about to erect a split fence, round his pro- perty in Church-street. Referred to the Mayor. From F. A. Cupitt, notifying his intention of erecting a paling fence, around his property in George-street. Also referred to the Mayoi, From J. Coleman, thanking the Council for the honarium of £5. ACCoUWTs. James Robertson, for erection of Lamps in the Borough, JË28 lOs. and sundry accounts amounting to...
THE SCAVENGER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 July 1882
THE SCAVENGER. " Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar.'* The Court wore an animated appearance, and showed that it was fit for something ^be- sides registering dogs. (See Richmond Scribe No -untold.) Alderman Kelly appeared 1 rather careworn, as if overtrained ; his luxu- riant locks were parted with great precision ; on the whole he was displayed to great ad- vantage in the witness-box, in which he pre- sents a rauc1. better fiont than in the ether box. Among the visitors of note, Billy Sly, the Doctor, Joe and Company, Sam Woods, and His Majesty, held prominent positions. The sensation was great as the defendant ap p3ared humming " Bob up serenely,' which was considered very suitable for the occasion; the sensation, however, was still greater among certain notables when the Bench gave its decision, The defeat was terrible chagrin to the Joe company, one of whom was heard to deliver to himself on the subject, thusly " Well I'm blowed, if thataint plummy now ; we aint bosses of ...
RICHMOND POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, 21ST JULY, 1882. (Before Messrs. W. Lamrock, and R. H. Ducker, J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 July 1882
RICHMOND POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, 21ST JCLY, 1882. (Before Messrs. W. Lamrock, and R. H. Ducker, J's.P.) I William Haines charged with assaulting Henry Hough. Pleaded not guilty. Peter Olsen, on oath stated : I am a constable stationed at Richmond; the prisoner before the Court is the person I saw on last Satur- day night in the Royal Hotel; the prisoner was behaving in a most riotous manner, and the batman put him out, and he came in again; 1 saw him strike at the barman*; Hough asked me t i take him to the lock-up, and 1 did so. Henry Hough, on oath, slated: I am acting as barman at the Royal Hotel, I was in the bar on last Saturday night when several persons came in, the prisoner got up and asked them to shout for him; he did that on several occasions-four or five times; I was in pos»esst"n of the b ¡r; I hpoke to him several times and told him to be quiet or 1 would put him out ; when I was putting him out be assaulted me three times, I pvit him out. he struck me with his fist on t...
Richmond Borough Council. JULY 26TH 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 July 1882
Y' * Richmond Borough Council. JTJLT 26TH 1882. Present Alderman Turner (in the chair,) Onus senr., Crisford, Cobcroft, Kelly, and Price. Minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPOKDENCE. From Council Clerk re purchase of copying Press, to cost £i¡ 13s. Received and Coun- cil Clerk authorised to purchase the same. Building notice from R. Marlin, for J. Ezzy. Received and referred to Works Com- mittee. From Rev. J. Cameron, re recent resolu- tion of the Council re cost of kerbing and guttering. Received. From G. A. Read, asking permission to take a few loads of earth from the lagoon for the Post Office premises. ACCOUNTS. Law costs, 11s; M. Po.ver Contract &c, £23 Os. I0|d ; D. Handley, do. £17 4s. 6d ; H. Leavers, do. £\0 9s; H. Travis, day labour £2 3s; W. Walker legal fees £1 la ; Gazette, 7s. 7d ; on the motion of Aid. Kelly and Cobcroft, the accounts were received and referred to Finance Committee. REPORTS. From Finance Committee re above accounts Received...
Railway Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 July 1882
Eailway Tim© Table Leave SYDNEY- for Etverstoue 1 Mulgrave | ")OAk ,520PI Saturday add , Windsor y HI PM Sunday, 12 lo A M («VII Clarendon j a i down at Clarendon ) Ktchmond J Leave for SYDNE\ Tom Richmond 7 15 AM, 351 PM Saturday add, 6 40 p M (Sets down or p cks up at Claren don ) Windsor 7»27 AM, 46 p M Saturday add , 6 D2 P M Mulprive 7 37 A M , 4 16 p M. Saturday add , 7 4PM Ulverstone 7.52 AM.; 4 31 p M. Saturday add , 7 20 P M Blacktown 8-18 AM , 4 59 p M. Saturday ada , 7 58 p M.
BROADBRIM'S NEW YORK LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 July 1882
BROADBEIM'S NEW YORK LETTES. THE Aeademy of Music, at the cu-.er of Fourteenth-street and Irving place is o:ie o£ the largest buildings in Ne v York. It will comfortably accommodate betweeu three and foir thousand people, and ex J »pt on the Grand Opera nights it is very rarely full. Many biillinit audiences have bcc.i gathered bè neath its roo/1, and some of the most notable receptions of modern t mes have taken pltce there. Here sang th\t immortal quartette p.iepa Rosa, Adclai !e Ph;i ip,, Santley and Wachtetle-the like of \\hi&lt;h this generaöpa wiil scarcely hear a^ain. Ni sion and Gerster achieved their greatest tiiu ups here, -and here too at the present .time (he gallant Colonel Mapleson of her Majesty's con tingnet rules her Miiesty's op-ra by divine right. But of the many brtliiint audiences gathered benea.h its historic roof, there his not heen one that surpassed the audience on. Sunday last. Long before the doors were opened the street was thronged with people ; ...
Sydney Markets. A. H. PRINCE AND CO'S. Weekly Report. Wednesday, July, 26th 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 July 1882
Sydney Markets A. H- PRINCE AND CO'S Weekly Report. Wednesday, July, 26t i 1882. Oaten Hay in bales (superior) 7s. Od. to 7s. 9d Oaten " bundles ... 7s. 6d. to 8s. Jd Oaten & Wheaten bundles 6s. Sd. to 6s,"9d " " bales 6s. ód. to 7s. Od Straw in bales ... 3s. Od. to 3s. 4d " bundles . 3s. 2d. to 3s. 6d Oaten Chaff. 7s. Od. to 7s. 3d Medium do. ... ... 6s. Od. to 6s. 6d Straw Chaff . 5s. Od. to 5s. 6d Maize ... ... 5s. Od. to on. 3d Prime Lucerne ... ... 6s. Od to 7B. 6d Wheat-local . 6s. 3d. to 6s. 6d " Adelaide .6s. 9&lt;L to 7s. Od Potatoes-New Zealand 4s. Od. to 4s. 6d " Warnambools 4s. Od. to 4s. 3d ,, Circular Heads 5s. Od. to 5s. 3d Barley-Cape . 4s. 3d. to 4s. 6d " English . 4s. ed. to 43. Od Bran. ... Is. 5d, to Is. 6d Pollard . Is. 5d. to Is. 6d Feed Oats . 3s. lOd. to 4s. Od Seed ,. 4s. 2d. to 4s. 3d Butter-Prime local ... 2s. Od. to 2s. îd " New Zealand, in rolls 1 s gd to 1 s Od " Salt . Is. 4d. to Is. 6d