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TOPICS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 April 1889
TOPICS OF THE DAY. Listen to me, and if you speak ine fair I'll tell you news, indifterent good to either. The clause in the Brunker Land Bill pro posing fixed periodical increase of rental, coupled with compensation for improvements, is copied from the Queensland regulations, and promises, should it become law, to establish a new principle in the Land regulations of the colony, for it admits the claim of the State on the increased value derived from increased pop ulation, while carefully reserving the right of the individual to the result of his labor or the outlay of his capital. The removal of the vexatious delays which now beset the applicant for a conditional purchase will be a great boon, and if at the same time the useless red tape formalities and the end less schedules of questions were relegated to the limbo of repealed regulations, so much the better. Whether an increase of area is quite as desirable is not so certain. Large holdings have an evil as well as a good side, an...
Winnecke's Periodical Comet. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 April 1889
Winnecke's Periodical Comet. Dr. Ednard Freiherrn von Haerdtl, of the Uni- versity of Innsbruck, has recently published a quarto volume of 96 pages, containing an elaborate investigation of the movements of this interesting comet during its appearances in 1858, 1869, 1875, and 1886. The work is locally interesting, as much of the material employed emanates from the Observatory at Windsor. At the return in 1886 the 8-inch equatorial had been fortunately mounted in time to enable a long series of positions of the comet to be obtained. The following is a list of the stations at which it was observed during this appearance, together with the number of days on which it was observed at each of them:-Algiers 2, Cape of Good Hope 32, Nashville 10, Nice 4, Palermo 1, Sydney 18, and Windsor 34. The author designates the obser- vations at the Cape and Windsor as " die zwei stattlichen und schdnen Beobachtungsreihen.", He points out a small systematic difference between the declinations as obta...
Penrith B.G. Regatta. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 April 1889
Penrith B.G. Regatta. The abore regatta took place en the Nepeanon Wednesday, 17th inst. when there was,a good attendance. The sec., Mr. Benaud worked assiduously, and! to him is due the bulk of the credit for the success which the affair met withi Follow ing is a report of the principal event All Comers" Light Skiff Race Handicap, in best and best skiffs. First prize, £30; Second, £7; Thfrd, £3; Fourth, £1. Distances, all rowoa heats, 2 miles with turn! final, 3; miles with turn. First heal.-Atkins (10 lbs.) 1. Other starter: C. Messenger (solbs.) The former worn easily by a length and a half, the latter seeming- somewhat fagged' McLean (4) lbs.) also entered but didn't shew up. Second! heat.-A. Cormack (23 lbs.) 1. Other starter : Busch (15 lbs.) A- Baker (25 lbs.)* not potting in an appearance. Won by a length and a half. Time ismta 34isec. Th&d1 heat.-H. Messenger (30 lbs.), r. Other starters: C. Neilson (50 lbs.)h A. Roberts* tea- Time, 13111111 yysecr. Fourth heat.-Ev ...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 April 1889
LOCAL AND GENERAL. FATAL ACCIDENT.-A sad fatality occurred at the Bondi Aquarium on Saturday afternoon. George Marlin who resided at Richmond and who had only arrived in Sydney for his holidays on the previous afternoon, was standing on the edge of the rocks in the vicinity of the skating rink, when he accidently fell to the bottom. Dr. Smith, of Waverly, was immediately summoned, and on his &nbsp; arrival he found that the unfortunate man's neck had been disolated. Death ensued about 20 minutes after he fell. Mr. Marlin was about 40 years of age, and was well known in and around &nbsp; the district. A WINDFALL.-J. Cummings, aged sixty-six, a blacksmith at Lambton, has just been apprised ol the fact that he is the heir to a fortune amounting to one million sterling in property and cash. Eleven years ago Cummings went from Sydney to England in reply to an advertisement, but owing to want of funds was unable to prove his claim to the fortune left by Sir Charles Graham,...
Meteorological Observations [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 April 1889
Meteorological Observations At the Observatory, Windsor, during the week ended April 25th, 1889. Barom. 9 h. Shade. a.m. reduced Max Temp Day. to 32° Faht. Temperature. in Sun Black Bulb in Vacuo. Inches. Max. Min. April 19, 30. 113 .. 81. 1 .. 46. 0 .. 128. 5 .. 0. oo3 April 20, 30. 264 .. 76. 0 .. 46. 5 .. 118.0 .. 0. 002 April 21, 30. 321 .. 78. 1 .. 55. 4 .. 133. 7 .. 0. 060 April 22, 30. 265 .. 82. 0 .. 51. 9 .. 140. 4 .. 0. 007 April 23, 30. 263 .. 83. 1 .. 50. 5 .. 130. 3 .. 0.002 April 24, 30. 226 .. 82. 5 .. 58. 3 .. 122. 0 .. 0. 000 April 25, 30. 271 ... 86. 3 .. 58. 3 .. 145. 0 .. 0. 000 Remarks:--19, fine, dew in gauge; 20, much cloud, dew in gauge; 21, fine; 22, fog, dew in gauge, fine ; 23, fine, dew in gauge; 24, drops of rain 9 h a.m., fine; 25, fine. Note: -- The shade thermometers are only provisionally corrected. JOHN TEBBUTT.
Windsor Quarter Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
Windsor Quarter Sessions. TUESDAY, APRIL 30. Before His Honor Judge Wilkinson. Mr. Harris prosecuted for the Crown. The solicitors present were: Messrs. W. Walker, A. B. Neilson, and R. H. Levien. UTTERING A COUNTERFEIT COIN.-Charles Knight was charged with having knowingly uttered a counterfeit coin to Linda Woodgate, representing the same to be a sovereign. Mr. Levien appeared for prisoner, who pleaded not guilty. The Crown Prosecutor opened the case and gave the facts which we published some little time ago, and which it is not necessary should be recapitulated. The evidence went to show that prisoner was in Windsor on the 25th February in company with Albert Wellington ; prisoner asked Wellington to go into Mrs. Wright's store to get change of a coin which he said was a sovereign; Wellington could not get it, and handed the coin back to prisoner, asking him whether it was good ; prisoner said it was; subsequently prisoner pur chased 2s worth of cigars and received 18s change for...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
CklCKET. At a meeting of the Richmond Cricket Club held at that place on Tuesday evening last, it was decided that the concert to augment the funds would be held in the School of Arts on Friday, 17th instant; Mr. Griffin presided. An excellent programme has been arranged, and the affair will doubtlessly be up to the usual standard.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
Hawkesbury Coach-Building Es tablishment. William Mitchell, WHO has been established in Richmond since i8bo, and who has taken prizes at every Exhibition in the colony where he has exhibited, has, in consequence of many offers of support from the residents of Windsor, Wilberforce, Pitt Town, ,uid surrounding portions of the district, ESTABLISHED A BRANCH OF HIS BUSI NESS IN WINDSOR (George-street, opposite the Post Office), where he is prepared to execute orders at very reasonable prices. The General Manager, who will supervise the Blacksmithing Branch, is Mr. H. DILLOW, one of the best horse-shoers and general smiths in the colony. The Wheelwright's Branch is under the manage ment of Mr. W. G. PENDERGAST, of Windsor, and customers can rely that, throughout, their interests will be deeply studied. Mr. WENDEN, one of the best Coach-Painters out of the Metropolis, will superintend this department. Repairs of every kind effected. All new work guaranteed. Don't forget the address ; Wm. ...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
CYCLING. A meeting of the Windsor Bicycle Club took ?!ace on Monday evening last, the President, Mr, Primrose, presiding. Arrangements were made for the race on Saturday at Pitt Town for Mr. Baird's prize. Messrs. O. Fitzpatrick (Cap tain), A. Gow, and A. Wall, Handicappers. Mr. A. Wall, Starter, and Mr. Primrose, with Messrs. J. C. Fitzpatrick and C. Davis, Judge and Referees respectively. The race will take place in the vicinity of Mr. Baird's Hotel, Pitt Town, at shortly before 4 p.m. With regard to the track at Fairfield, tenders were authorised to be called for, and the specifications may be seen on applica tion to the Captain.
Black Underwear. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
Black Underwear. Just a little startling toold-fashionod ideas of bridal outfits is the modern idea of black underwear. It was looked upon at first as the momentary freak of some aspiring fashion leader, but there is no denying its popularity. Black hosiery and petticoats are a fixture ; night-robes, chemises, and so forth soon will be. Forming a part of a unique bridal set made iu one of the large cities for an expec tant bride, are some of these sombro-hued garments.' The black night-robe is of China silk, made Mother Hubbard. A short, «hirred yoke is drawn up with orange ribbons, these to remove at will. A coat sleeve with, a puff at the top, black lace frill at the neok, and sleeves and bottom flounce, finished the novel garment. These black night-robes are ' startling, but they grow on oxe. They are well adapted, for travelling, for sleeping-cars , and for possible accidents. They neither 1 catch dust, wrinkle, or advertise their use. To be mashed up in that Bort of a garment w...
J. T. Gosper v. J. F Mortley. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
J. T. Gosper v. J. F Mortley. In the Supreme Court (in Banco) on Tuesday, before the Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Stephen, and Mr. Justice Owen, Mr. Tarleton appeared for John Thomas Gosper, and moved, under the 19th section of the Municipalities Act, for a rule nisi calling upon the respondent, Frederick James Mortley, to show cause why he should not be ousted trom the position of Alderman of the South Ward of the Borough Council of Windsor on the grounds-(1), that certain landlords and tenants were allowed to and did vote in respect of the same property, the landlord alone having paid the rates of such property ; (2), that certain persons were allowed to record votes in respect of which they had no qualification whatever. According to the affidavit of the applicant it appeared that he and respondent were candidates for the South Ward, and the latter was elected, the respective numbers being 76 and 60. Applicant, however, contended that 25 persons who voted for his opponent absolutel...
Revocation of Temporary Reserve. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
Revocation of Temporary Reserve. It is notified in the Government Gazette of the tC ultimo, that the Temporary reservation from Sale, notified 26th January. 1S80, of tliosp portions of land here described, has been n-t-oked. The laud cannot, however, he sold until the expiration of 60 days from thedatc of revocation. EASTERN DIVISION. Land Districts of Windsor, Lithgow, and Rylstone. l'art of reserve 180. Country of Cook, parishes of Muehan, Wilberforce, Currency, Mnoo, Colo Wheeny Kurrajong, Bowen, Bilpin. Irvine, W'ollangamba North, Wollenii, Cnvptt, Govett South, Rock Hill, Cook, Wolgan, Barton, Capeuee, Cintlaiulicrie and Goolooiuboin, area about 400,o&lt;xi acres. That part of reserve ibo for railway Eurposc.s, iiOtified 5th December, 18R3, within the following ouudarics: Commencing on the Colo or Capertee River, at the junction of Coco or Cook's Creek; ai.d bounded thence Dy that river downward-; to its junction with the I Nepeau or Hawkesbury River; thence by that rne...
Windsor District Court. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
Windsor District Court. WEDNESDAY. Before His Honor Judge Wilkin son. J. Shearin v. J. Towers - Mr. Walker for plaintiff; Mr. Richardson for defendant. This was an action brought to recover £18 xis 4d, for goods sold, work done, money lent, &c. 5s had been paid into Court. John Shearin, plaintiff, residing at Riverston'e, said that he was engaged in putting net wire up for defendant ; defendant wanted some more wire, and witness supplied him with 40 yards, at 4d a yard ; also supplied him with 300 slabs at 16s per 100; worked 16 days at 5s a day ; afterwards supplied 100 slabs ; worked altogether for 28 days for defendant; mended a buggy shaft, for which defendant agreed to give him ros; sold him 3 cwt. of hay at 6s cwt. ; defendant agreed to give £4 to witness for a gun he damaged ; other items were included in the account, such as 6s for going to Windsor to take out a summons, £2 money lent; witness sent in an account to defendant, and afterwards met him, when he wanted to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
MRS. L1DBURY, LADIES' MONTHLY NURSIC. Charges Moderate. MRS. LIDBURY, care of Mr. ]'otter, Macquarie-street, Newtown. MISSING FRIEND.- Any information re specting tlie whereabouts of liDWARD LAMB will, be thankfully received by DAVID RUTTER, Fieeinan's Reach. Money waiting for him. GOD CANVASSER Wanted for GAZETTE. \y TO LET, about 18 acres at Chnin of Ponds Apply THOMAS PRIMROSE. Cottage to Let, I71IVF. ROOMS, with Large Yard and Tank Underground, containing Never-Failing Siipply of Water, situate Macquarie-street, close to Railway Station. Apply Ottice of this paper. NOTICE^ ANY PERSON found TRESPASSING on my land either at Freeman's Reach or The Terrace will he prosecuted. _ W. J. RALDWIN._ Military Notice. RECRUITS WANTED for the Windsor Com pany. Young men wishing to join will call on MAJOR LINSLEY, George-street, Windsor. Tenders WILT, be received up to 9th instant from persons willing to do work in connection with FORMATION OF A TRACK AT FAIR FIELD. Specifications with Mr. O....
Riverstone. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
Riverstone. At the usual meeting of the Advance Lodge, No, 438, held in the Temperance Hall, Riverstone, the Installing Officers, Bro. B. Woods, D.G.C.T., was called upon to instal the officers for the quarter commencing 1st May in the following manner: P.C.T.I; Bro. F. Flowers; Bro.R. Crnckshank, C.T.,; Bro. D. ^itchiaon, V.T.; Sister Greig, Sec.; Bro. E. Vaughan, A.S.; Bro. O. Norman, T.: Sister Flowers, C.: Sister Stubbs, M.; Sister Kent, S.; Bro. Stanford, G..
ST. ALBANS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
ST. ALBANS. It is a good while since 1 have seen any news from here, so I will try and give you a little. Everyone about here are busy pulling and getting in their corn, which is only very poor. The late rains have enabled the larmers to plant barley and oats for winter feed, which will help the poor slock. I see that the old church at Wiseman's Ferry is being erected again on the same allotment of ground, but a little further back than ihe'old site. It will be a nice addition to tho. Ferry, for ever since the old building has been down there seemed | something wanting. I he new one is being erected j by a Sydiif.v contractor, and they are workin;; 1 with good will, and they will not be Jong in re building it. Mr. Htirrows ami Mr. Tool came np the M'Donald oil Thursday last, and marked out the r.ite for the new wharf at the M'Dnnald River. The two gentlemen are from the Harbours and Kivers Department. Mr. Pool will superintend the building of the wharf as soon ns Mr. Green (the cont...
AFTERNOON TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
AFTERMOOX TEA. When Polly puts the kettle on To brew her choice JJohea, An1! asks me with n. witching glance, If I atn fond of tea, Although I hate the horrid stuff, I hasten to reply, That few regard that beverage With Such delight as I. For, olil to watch her dimpled hands (jo flitting in and out Among the quaintly flowered fiups That edge the tray about; To see her pout and hesitate Above the sugar-bowl, And wonder if one lump or two Is nicer on the wliole 1 For privileges such as these, ' Twould he a foolislMuan "Who did not swallow all the tea Imp' irted from. Japan ; And in my heart I think myself The happiest soul alive, Wiieu Polly puts the kettle on 1/ich afternoon at five -iT.E.WIinLlfe. Tommy Traddles (threateningly)-' I'll tell my father on you.' Willie Waffles-' What do I care for your father? He can't hurt me.' Tommy Traddles-'Can't he? Gau't he ? My father is a doctor.' TIT FOB TAT. He timidly climb-ad up the brown-stone steps. He timidly rang the bell. He felt that h...
CONSISTENCEY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
CONSISTENCY. Her wai.&lt;t. is short, her umbrella is long, She's got her Directorate costume all wrong ; .But she trios the new style for consistency's sake, And its slight incongruities show no mistake. She is dieted for her name, and her mind is serene, For that name is Horteuse Beuharaa'is Josephine .Green. -Puck. I i
RIVAL POLITICAL LEADERS. Premier Parkes. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
RIVAL POLITICAL LEADERS. [By D. D.] Premier Parkes. " Paint me as I am," said Cromwell to the ambitious artist, to whom he was sitting. Such, I think, would be the wish of Sir Henry Parkes, were he to be informed that he was under the operations of either brush or pen. I am an oppo nent of our Premier, therefore he is my devil, and must appear on the journalistic canvas as black as the historical divines were wont to paint the ex ?onents of opposing creeds. Nothing of the kind, 'arkes has as much right to his opinions as I mine, perhaps as the older man by far, he may claim a greater right. Have you ever read a little poem that tells of two prattling children watching the clouds at even tide ? Being struck with the beauty of those upon which the setting sun cast its golden splendour, and being filled with dread of those that, black and brooding, hung like toppling cliffs, ready to fall and crush all beneath their area they were astonished when their father told them that the golden ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 May 1889
Tin- best medicine known is SANDER and SON'S j EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. Test its eminent woderful eflerts in coughs, colds, influenza, &c.-the relief is instan taneous. Thousands give the most gratifying testimony. I Hi* Majesty the King of Italy, and medical syndicates all 11 the nlobe, are its patrons. Read the official reports ] that accompany each bottle. We have no occasion to oil^r , rewards ill proof of the genuineness of our references. Tile ! official reports of medical clinics and universities, the official ! communication of the Consul-fienerat for ftalv at Mel bourne ; the diploma awarded Intern.ltional Exhibition, ! Aiusteidam-all these are authentic documents, and. as such, not open to donlM. We add here.epitome of one of the ! various cases treated by Sietfen, M. I)., Prof. ssOt, etc. : Burning of the Mjjit hand thioUj;h t lie explo ,i ":i tjf a small oil stove. The rpi lennis on the volar nurl pahnei side of | tile hand of thirty-yeai s-uld patient wa* cu.nptetely ...