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CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
CYCLING. Mr. Henry M'Quade was interviewed oa Wed nesday by a deputation from the Windsor Bicycle Club, comprising Messrs. T. Primrose (President), W. G. Pendergast, and J. Padley,. respecting the laying down of a cinder racing; track at Fairfield. Mr. M'Quade generously gave permission for this to be done, and steps will be taken to carry out the idea without further delay. A meeting of the Windsor Bicycle Club was held at the School of Arts on Monday evening, the Captain of the club in the chair. Some routine business was gone through. An Enter tainment Committee was elected, to arrange smoke concerts, skating carnivals,&c., during the coming season. Arrangements were also made for another attempt to secure a racing track. The club in tend, weather permitting, to make a run to Pitt Town to-day, leaving the School of Arts at 3.15 p.m. The first smoke concert will be givea in a week or two.
Windsor Police Court. TUESDAY. (Before Messrs. Becke, P.M., Primrose, and A. Tuckerman.) ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
Windsor Police Court. TUESDAY. (Before Messrs. Becke, P.M., Primrose, and A. Tuckerman.) ASSAULT. For an assault on Patrick Ryan, Robert Gar diner was fined 20s, 7s 8d Court costs, and 5s witness' expenses. ALL ABOUT A COW. 1 Henry Armour was proceeded against, on the information of Sydney A. Johnson, for having tortured a cow by setting nis two dogs on the animal. Mr. Neilson for the prosecution. Defendant pleaded not guilty. Sydney A. Johnson, after giving evidence, said he did not wish to press the case ; all he wanted was to have a promise from defendant that in future he would keep his dogs away from his (complainant's) cattle. If this promise were given, he would be prepared to withdraw the case on payment of the costs of Court. After some discussion, this was agreed to. A hawker's license was granted to David Salter, of YVilberforce.
Richmond News. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
Richmond News. (FKOM OUK CORKESrONlJKNT.) An unusually large congregation, for a week night service, assembled al the Wesley an Church Richmond, on Monday evening last, when the res pected minister of the Windsor circuit, the Rev William Mill, conducted his farewell service! Appropriate hymns were sung by the choir and Miss Sullivan presided at the harmonium. Kevs. Dr. Cameron and J. Kinghorne were present and a good sprinkling of attendants of the various churches of the town. The text taken by Mr. Hi 11 was 2 Cor. xiii., xi., " Finally, brethren farewell. Re perfect, be of Rood comfort, be of one mind, live in peace, and the God of Iovq and peace shall be with yon." The sermon was able and opportune, and produced a good impression To attempt a description of it would involve con siderable labour. Though strictly orthodox it was unconventional. Tt had a raciness and a humour th.it kept the audience in n. simmer. The rev. gentleman lias a way of his own of imparting very solid instr...
Her Smile his Sunlight. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
Her Smile his Sunlight Sweetheart, when rhymes I make For your dear sake, You bring Into your face a smile To cheer me while I sing. Like to that bird am I Which, when the sky At night A deeper azure grows No longer knows Delight. Or like of flowers that one Which loves the sun And gives The beauty cf its bloom To him for whom It lives. Pleasure nor joy to bless Have I unless Your face Over my paper shines And lights the lines With grace. For me your smile is day The golden ray That climbs Imagination's wall, And sweetens all My rhymes. For you the bird's song, this The flower's fresh kiss -d And breath; Nor may their nightfall come Till both are dumb In death !
What Nicholas Nubbles Says. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
What Nicholas Nubbles Says. That the delightful rain which fell recently has revived the earth and the hopes of the farmers. That many of these latter aver that a flood would do a deal of good just now. That it is only a cowardly skunk who will un burden his mind, and then deny that he has spoken the words attributed to him. That several Richmond gentlemen are working up another concert in aid of the Cricket Club's Funds, to take place at an early date. That friend Rosa is blooming forth as a full blown draper in the GAZETTE Buildings. That the banquet to Mr. Thomas Rose on Mon day evening next 'will be a success, as it deserves to be. That the attendance of the general public at the meetings nf the Windsor School of Arts Debating Club is ardently desired in future. That Dame Rumor is very busy in connection with a matter which will shortly be brought before a court over which the Deffell himself presides. That the Manuscript Journal of the Windsor School of Arts Debating Club shoul...
HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. Make a paste with a teaspoonful of unmixed English mustard, a dessert spoonful of French do., the same of chopped chutney, a dash of cayenne, a very little black pepper, a tea spooful of essence of anchovy, 4 boned and finely chopped anchovies and a pinch of salt. Take a fresh haddock,, or any remains of oold fish; steep these in a little warm butter, then work them over with the paste; sprinkle the fish with fine browned bread crumbs, place a few pieces of butter here and there on it. and set it in a tin in the oven for 10 or 15 minutes, according to the size of the fish. Serve garnished with parsley. This mates ft delicious breakfast dish. There is a one-million bank-note kept at the Bank of Eagland to gratify the curious. Principal-' What part of speech is ' kiss'?* Chorus of Normal School Girls-' Why, a conjunction.' Dress makes a man presentable in society, but it takes considerable address to ensure his popularity.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
LOCAL AND GENERAL. TENDER ACCEPTED.-The tender of the WIND SOR AND RICHMOND GAZETTE has been accepted for printing, advertising, &c., for the Borough Council ot Windsor for the current municipal year. ApPOiNTM.ENT.^rMiss Minnie Bell, daughter of Constable Bell, of Rouse Hill, has been appointed to the Public School, at Prospect. Good. DEATH.-We are sorry to have to report the death ot Evangeline Lily Blackett, aged one year and three months, youngest daughter of the Rev. A. R. Blackett, of Windsor. The funeral took place on Sunday last. The Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Blackett have the sympathy of all friends. FAREWELL SERMON.-A similar farewell service to that reported by a correspondent from Rich mond was held in the Wesleyan Church, Windsor, last Sunday evening. The weather was unpropi tious, and it prevented some from attending, but there was a goodly gathering. A nice selection of hymns was sung, and at the conclusion, the organist, Miss Hill, played the Hallelujah Chorus. The he...
Miss Mary Anderson. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
Miss Mary Anderson. Miss Mary Anderson, the Siddons of America, was born at San Francisco on the 28th July, 18o9. Her father, General Ander son, was killed during the Civil War of the United and Confederate States, when she was about two years of age. Previous to the death of her father her parents had removed to Louisville, the chief town of the State of Kentucky ; here the Queen of Comedy and Tragedy was educated. She has inherited her dramatic taste from her father and mother, who were both passionately fond of the drama. While quite young she used to be lifted upon the table, and there gave &lt; Casabianca,' and other small pieces of a similar character. In the year 1873 she was placed under the fine old English actor George Vandenhoff. On the course of two years she mode her first public appearnce on any stage-this was on the 27th of Nbr vember, 1876, at Macaulay's Theatre, Louisville. The critics were moat extra agant in describing her abilities. The vouth Americans cl...
The South Ward Election. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
The South Ward Election. The Mayor (Mr. 1"\ J. Mortley) has received two communications during the past week from Mr. Walter Coonan, solicitor for Mr. John Gos per, the defeated candidate for South Ward in the recent election. Mr. Coonan has requested Mr. Mortley to resign, but this he very naturally declined to do, and properly pointed out that it lay with the Supreme Court to declare his seat vacant. Since that time one or two communi cations have passed, but so far no writ has been issued, consequently we will have to await further developments.
The Clearing of the Hawkesbury. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
The Clearing of the Hawkesbury. On Thursday next a deputation will wait upon the Minister for Works, Mr. Unicc Smith, and will lay a statement before; that gentleman with reference to the above matter. Mr. A. Bowman, M.P., who has had several interviews with the Minister, and has interested himself greatly in this matter, has secured a promise that if it can he shown that the expenditure of /"8000 will result in a satisfactory return, the amount required will be placed on the Estimates. Mr. Piddington is preparing an exhaustive statement, and has compiled statistics which will have the effect of showing the great loss accruing to the district by the closing of the Hawkesburj' Channel. Five years ago, for instance, 500 boats came up to Windsor Wharf laden with produce of all kinds ; to-day we have not a Lenlh of that number, and the loss sus tained must be apparent to everyone. Even since tke St. Albans has re coil imenccd trading to Windsor, the storekeepers find a slight difference...
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
ODDS AND ENDS. The ordinary young father thinks as much of the first baby as he does of the next seven put together. PUT OUT. Brown-' So your girl's father showed you the door?' Jones-' He did.' Brown-' How did you feel over it ?' J.-' Well, I felt put out.' tiling as effeminate. We shall be subject to the same kind of febrile exaltation, rigidity of rules, and inconsistencies of conduct, pre ference for persons over principles, spasmodic attacks of suspicion, anger, and unreasoning national ' breaking out,' to the sane con founding of desire which is wish, with will, which is determination; to the same inability to count the cost before entering on a course of action; the same preponderance of senti ment over xeason, under which France has suffered for So many centuries. The female element will preponderate over the male, and the national character will be warped into conformity therewith.-Mrs. Lynn Linton. The "word ' lullaby ' is derived from ' Lilla abi!'-' Begone Lilith !' Lili...
Events to Come Off. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
Events to Come Off. TO-NIGHT (Friday) - Committee meeting in connection with the movement for clearing the river. MONDAY.-Banquet to Thomas Rose, Royal Hotel. Gener.il meeting Loyal Prince of Wales Lodge, I.O.O.F.M.U. Municipal Appeal Court. TUESDAY.-Debating Club. Trial of corn-stalk cutter at R. Hough's, Richmond Bottoms, at 3. WEDNESDAY.-Windsor Borough Council Meet ing. Richmond Borough Council. Small Debts Court. THURSDAY. Meeting Windsor Skating Club at Mr. J. O'Brien's Hall. Deputation to the Minis ter for Works HE clearing Hawkesbury. Hawkes bury Races. FRIDAY (afternoon).-Meeting Committee H.B. Asylum. SATURDAY.-Hawkesbury Races.
WINDSOR AND RICHMOND [?]tte. SATURDAY, APRIL 6, [?]889. NOTES ON NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
WINDSOR AND RICHMOND ©ajette. "Let the journalist ilpfond the doctrines of the party which he approves; let him criticise and condemn (lie party which he does not approve: reserving always his right to applaud his opponents or ci-nsuie his friends, as the truth may require-and he will be Independent enough for a Free Country.-(J ARKIKLD. SATURDAY, APRIL 6, ;88g. NOTES ON NEWS. During the present Municipal Year the Borough Council of Windsor appear bent upon making several necessary improve ments to our streets, and in this work they will surely have the support of the rate payers. It is a notorious fact that many of our thoroughfares are in a bad way, yet they are no worse and no better, than those of other municipalities, which have liad the advantage of the expenditure of bQrrowed money, and yet have nothing permanent lo show for it, Windsor, on the other hand, stands in an unique posi tion, never yet having had recourse to bor rowing, even though permission was given to the Corpo...
ART & LITERATURE [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
ART & LITERATURE :2fdfc long ago Sarah Brown, the Parisian model,whom * Parisina told us of last week, ?wanted one hundred dollars very badly. A painter lent her the sum, but reluctantly, and after making observations and reserves. Sarah felt hurt, and immediately borrowed tlie same sum of another painter, in order to pay back the money to the first. Accom panying' the return of the loan was a note with these words: 4 Je te remercie. J'ai trouvfc un autre imbccile.' The Venus of Milo is one of the finest pieces of Greek sculpture extant. It was * found in the year 1S20 amid some ruins in the ide of Milo, in the Grecian archipelago. Hie statue was found in an underground -vault, which was accidentally laid open by a peasant while uprooting a tree. Tlie earth suddenly crumbled under his feet, disclosing as he said, ' a cave peopled with white phan toms.' Having communicated the discovery to M. Brest, the resident French Consul, the statue, was removed to Paris in 1821. From an...
Short Sight in Children. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
Short Sight in Children. The hygiene of the eye in children is a wide subject and one worthy of our closest atten tion, seeing what tho organ is to the human being. Dr. Fieuzal urgeB the strict introduc tion, both in school and at home, of fixed rules with regard to the light, school furni ture, methods of writing, and the character of the print. With regard to this, it may be remarked that too much study, too small print, a bad light, too little exercise, all tend to produce true short sight in children with out any hereditary tendency. The symptoms are easily recognised. Besides holding their books nearer, and being unable to read tlie figures on ihe blackboard across the room, they have frequent pain over the eyes, and are, as a rule, weakly and ill-nourished. The way in- which this' too-long' eyeball j is actually produced is interesting. A bad light or small print causes the child at first to hold the book near, and this causes convergence of the eyes. Now a studious child besi...
POPULAR SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
POPULAR SCIENCE. I In a leg of mutton we have 10 per cent, of albuminoids, or flesh-forming substance ; and 8 to 9 of fat, or heat-producing substance. Let us compare that with wheat as a favourite vegetable substance, and we may have in the solid matter of wheat 11 per cent, of album inoids, or flesh-forming substance ; and 70 of heat-producing substance, or starch with a little fat. Wheat is, bythis calculation, much more valuable than the leg of mutton, and the vegetarian would, I dare say, with fair argument, challenge many further simi lar comparisons. Coming, in feet, direofcly to matter of qualify or goodness, it may honestly be admitted that, weight by weight, vegeta ble substances, when they are carefully se lected, possess the most striking advantages over animal, in nutritive value.-Sr. Rich ardson in Longman?!. Sound is the sensation produced on. na when the vibrations of the air etrike on the drum of the ear. When, they are few, - the sound is deep ; tts they increase i...
PERSONALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 6 April 1889
PERSONALITIES. Ex-Queen Isabella of Spain, who lives in France, has become devoted to the Ameri can game of poker. That good-natured but extremely silly prince, the Duke of Gloucester, once visited a madhouse and was suddenly confronted with a raving- lunatic who, surveying the duke with an eye of speculation, ceased his howling and exclaimed, ' Hello ! Why, here's Silly Billy!' ' Good gracious,' said the duke ; ' why, the man knows me !' ' Oh, yes,' re plied the governor,' he has lucid intervals.'