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LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 9 July 1881
LOCAL AND GEÑEBAL PRIVATE THEATRicax.s.^.Ón Friday evening, the 1st inst., a select audience were invited to witness a private theatrical performance at " Everton," which commenced at 8 o'clock, the first piece being entitled "The Obstinate' Family ;" the caste being :-Mr. Hawthorne* by Mr. Barker; Mr. Charles Herbert, by Mr. Cyril Haviland ; William, by Mr.,JSng. Mrs. Hawthorne, by Mrs. L.. S»-^dbsr4 &lt; Mrs. Charles Herbert, by Miss Bridson; and Susan, by Mrs. Robinson. It would J» in- vidious to particularise^ though no. doubt die other performers will not grudge the eulo-* gium, when we say that the "make up "of Mr. Barker was exceptionally good. -The other characters were well enacted, not omit- ting the young lady who so artlessly played the role of Susan. Here followed selections on the piano by both lady and gentlemen performers. The second piece was entitle ** Novelties," which certainly did not befe its name ; and whether it was an original com- position by thc ec...
Richmond. RICHMOND POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, JULY, 1ST, 1881. (Before Messrs. W. Lamrock and R. H. Ducker, J.'sP.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 9 July 1881
Richmond. RICHMOND POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, JULY, 1ST, 1881. (Before Messrs. W. Lamrock and R. H. Ducker, J.'sP.) William Phillips, a youth of 18 years, and working at Mr. Julian's tannery, Windsor, appeared on summons to answer a charge preferred by Senior-constable McNeilly, of obstructing the public thoroughfare, namely, the footway in front of the Railway Station, Richmond. This nuisance has existed a long time, and the officer above named had deter- mined to put it down, hence this case. The defendant pleaded guilty, and the Bench, considering that it was the first offence, were disposed to deal leniently with him ; they' accordingly lined defendant 10s. and 5s. 6d. costs. Fine paid. Their worships adminis- tered a severe rebuke to the defendant, and cautioned him that if the offence occurred again, they would inflict the full penalty. One of the magistrates stated that he himself had frequently great difficulty in pushing his way through the crcwd of young men congre- gated at th...
The Richmond Scavenger. FROM A CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
The Richmond Scavenger. ntOM A CORRESPONDENT. " Whom the gods love die young," there- fore I am afraid they cannot have any special I regard for the aldermen of Richmond. Being in a lightsome mood on Wednesday night, 6th inst., I took a stroll to the Council Chambers and found six lights burning like a Turkish wake ; the audience and spectators ( for there were both) were arranged like the passen- gers of a 'bus. The competitors were in good trim. Aid. Kelly looked well after his recent visit to the *' Village by the Yarra," he had his locks parted daintily in the centre ; Price and Onus had no particular parting. Cob« croft appeared to be trained rather fine, and led off too far at first. On my arrival Aid. Cobcroft was urging strenuous objection to the report of the Works Committee being received ; he considered it an unmitigated robbery to spend ratepayers' money in the manner proposed. Aid. Cris ford supported the speaker, and could not see the necessity of paying fourteen guine...
RICHMOND BOROUGH COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 13TH JULY, 1881. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
BiCFTMOSD BOROUGH COÜNCÍL. WfiDXESDAY, I3TH JOLT, 1881. Present-The Mayor, and Aldermen Turner, Kelly, Price, and Onus, sen. Minutes of the previous meering were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From Department of Lands re prant for Recrea- tion Reserve. Received. From. A. Turnbull, asking for the ns« of footpath in Well-street, for stacking building material. Council declined to grant per- mission. From C. S. Guest, asking permission to erect a fence in Chapel-street to protest trees. Granted. ACCOUNTS. C. E. Fuller, a Iv. in C. Mercury, 7s. G. Guest, Park contract, £5 5s. School of Ans, half cost of fence, £2 10s. S. Purchase, tre;s. £2 ls. 9d. Received and referred to the Finance Committee. Report from Finance Committee, recommend- ing payment of abjve accounts. Received. Re- port from Park Committee re western fence, fence across footpaths, repayment of £20 loan, fcc. Received. Report- from Works Committee re letters from Messrs. Richards, Buckton, Hughes, Onus, Griffin, and ...
Windsor Police Court MONDAY, JULY 11. (Before H. H, Becke, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
Windsor Police Court MONDAY, JULY ll. (Before H. H, Becke, Esq., J.P.) Edwin N ulandi, was charged with drunken- ness, for which he was fined VOs. or seven days. And for resisting the police in the execution of their duty, was further fined 20s. or fourteen clays. Fine paid on Tuesday. TUESDAY, 12TH JULY. (Before Messrs. R. Dick, and H. H. Becke, J.'s.P.) Thomas Kemp, on summons, was charged with assault upon AV. H. Eales, of Flat Rock, pear Colo.. There was a good deal of evidence adduced in this case, and cross-examinations on both sides. Mr. Walker appeared for complainant, and Mr. Neilson, for defendant, w ho was fined I Os ; b's. Gd. costs, and 2 ls. professional costs. Paid. / ef&lt;y. Kemp, the father of the abo*'e, appeared upon summons, charged by Senior set gean! Fitzpatrick with having been careless in thei-ase of a fire on his farm ; allowing it to place in danger the farm of one W. H. Eales. Evidence was taken on both sides, Mr. Neil j son aptjearing (or the def...
SMALL DEBTS COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. HELD AT WINDSOR, 14TH JULY, 1881. (Before Messrs. J. M. McQuade and R. Ridge, J's.P.) CONTINUED CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
SMALJJ DEBTS COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. HELD AT WIKDSOR, 14TH JULY, 1881. (Before Messrs. J. M. McQuade and R. Ridge, J's.P.) CON TI SUED CASES. William Norris v. Thomas Craddick ; goods sold, £1 4s 6d, 5i costs. Continued for address of defendant. George. Nixon v. Same ; goods sold £5 5a, 6s. Od costs. Continued for address of de- fendant. NEW CAUSES. Stephen Gow v. William Wood ; goods sold £8 13s (> l, costs, 5s. Judgement for plaintiff. Harisson and others v. John Crowley ; goods sold £:i IS-:, costs 5s. Settled nut of court. Eleanor fíagy:a r. Michael Vaughan ; work and 1 .hour £1 10s. costs 5s. For defendant. Sarah S mi'h v. James.Turnbull; goods sold £3 6s 8d. costs 7s. Settled out of court. Same v. Albert Parker ; goods sold 15s 5d, costs lös. Maru Neilson v. James Turnbull: goods sold C2 12 9d, costs Ils. , John Gough v. Sophia Bowman ; money lent, etc., £ü -ii 6d, costs 7s 2d. Not served, coiitiuued foi same. Michael Raper v. Thomas Kelly ; rent, etc., £1 12s, cost 8s. Se...
Athletic Club. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
Athletic Club. The first general meeting of this Club was held on Friday evening the 8th inst., at the Oddfellow's Hall, Macquarie-street. There were present the president, H. M. McQuade, Esq., and nine members. The business trans- acted was, the naming of the Club, the adop- tion of Rules and Bye-laws, and arranging for the first sports of the season. In the first place-the. .name as first given the club was rescinded, and it was moved that it should now be called the " Hawkesbury Athletic Club," which was carried unanimously and adopted. The Rules and Bye-laws, as revised by the sub-committee appointed for that purpose, were read and discussed, and finally adopted. The chairman explained that he had men- tioned the matter of the Club to his fat ier, W. McQuade Esq., and that gentleman had promised to provide suitable ground foi the sports, and also to fence it in. Thanks were voted to Mr. McQuade for his great kindness, and the interest he was taking in the club ; and the same was...
Windsor Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
Windsor Markets. This week there is a downward tendency in maize ; poultry and eggs plentiful, oranges not so pleutiful as previous weeks ; quotations as unser : 'Maize (new) from . 2s. 9d. to 2s. I Od. . Melons . Os. Od. to Os. Od. Pumpkins . OP. Od. to 2s. Od. Fowls . 2e. «kl. to 2s. 8d. Geese . 5s. Gd. to 6s. 6d. 'Ducks . Os. Od. to Os. Od. Eggs . Os. 1 Od. to Os. Od. Lemons . Os. Od. to Os. Od. Butter . ls. 3d. to ls. Od. Oranges . 2s. 3d. to 2s. 6d. ïucerue Hav . Os. Od. to Os. Od. Chaff ' . Os. Od to Os. Od. Straw . Os. Od. to Os. Od. Windsor, Friday, July 15th, 1881.
Windsor Borough Council. WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 1881. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
Windsor Borough Council. WEDNE&DAT, JULY 13, 1881. PBKSENT : The Mayor, Aldermen Primrose, W. Gosper, Linslcy, McNevin, J. T.-Gosper, Bobertson, Collina, and Pickup. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. CORBESPONDEMCE.-From Mr. E. Trevor Jones, City Engineer, acknowledging receipt of expenses in connection with Temporary Water Supply. From G. Bobertson, requesting that s bridge be opened over the channel fronting the gateway of his stone yard in George-street ; received and referred to the Committee for Works. ACCOUNTS.-M. Neilson, for advertising, 14s. 6d. ; W. Beard, goods supplied, 13«. 9d. ; Fuller and Co., £1 ISs. lld. ; Inspector of Nuisances, three months salary, £2 10a. ; Bent of Council Chambers, £6 10s. P. O'Hara, for drain pipes, supplied, £2 17s. 6d. BEPOBT or FINANCE COMMITTKE. - Aid. Mc . Nevin for the chairman, brought up and read the following report. " Your Committee report that, they have examined the following accounts, and, finding them co...
Railway Time-table. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
Railway Time-table. Leave SYDNEY for Iii ve retoñe ~) Mulgrave I 9.0 A.M. ; 5.20 P.M. Saturday add., Windsor \ 1.45 P.M. Snnday, 12.15 A.M. (All Clarendon j set down at Clarendon.) Richmond J Leave for SYDNEY from l£ichmond...7.15 A.M.; 3.54 P.M. Saturday add., 6.40 P.M. (Sets down or picks up at Claren* dos.) rVm4per..,y.27 A.M.; 4.6 P.M. Saturday add., Mtá&me»..¿7JS7 aJi. j 4.16 P.M. Saturday add., EiWB*atPP0...?.52 A.M. ; 4.31 P.M. Saturday add., fr.» *.M. Blacktown...8.20 A.M.; 4.59 P.V. Saturday add., 7.58 f.M.
WESLEYAN METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
WESLEYAN METHODIST. WINDSOR.-July 17th, ll a.m., and 7 p.m., Student from Newington. RICHMOND.-3 p.m., Mr. T. Anderson. ,, 7 p.m., Rev. H. Mack. ENFIELD-11 a.m., Rev. H. Mack. 7 p.m. KURRAJONG.-2.30 p.m., Rev. H. Mack. WILBERFORCE.-3 p.m., Student from Newington. ,-, 7 p.m., Mr. W. Evcringhani. BUTTESWORT II SWAMP. REV. H. MACK, Chairman of Circuit.
Arrival of river Craft at Windsor Wharf. "SATURDAY, JULY 9. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
Arrivai of river ?raft at Windsor Wharf. '"SrttniDA.T, Svtx 0. r Jarret, from the Macdonald. Maize and ponltrv. (WalKer.) Industry, from the Macdonald. Maize and pool try. (Daniela.) MONDÂT, JCLT ll. Maid of Erin, from Colo. Maize and sundries. (Morris.) Agotara, from Colo. Maize, poultry, and sun- dries. (Sandy's.) WEDNESDAY, JULY 13. - -Emma Matilda, from the Macdonald. Maize. (Burnsdorff.) THURSDAY JULY 14TH. Victoria, from Lower Fortland. Maize and sun- dries. (Wall.) SJS. Alma, from Wiseman's Ferry. Maize and sundries. (Jurd.) We regret to have to announce that the Emma Matilda, Burnsdorff master, while lying some dis- tance below the wharf on Wednesday morning, sprang a leak, which necessitated her unloading by boats. We hear, however, that no considerable amount of her cargo was damaged ; still Mr. Burns- dorff has our warmest sympathy for whatever loss he may nave been subject to.
Windsor Postal Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
Windsor Postal Time Table. Arrive from Sydney.. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridav, Saturday, at 11.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Parramatta...Mouday. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, at 11.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Richmhnd.. Monday, Tuesday, We : .esday, Thurs- day, Fiiday, Saturday, at 3 a.m. u:id 4 p.m. Pitt T jwn...Monday, 8 p.m. ; Tues vi ay, Wednesday, «.15 p.m.; Thursday, 8 p.m.; Triday, Satur- day, 3.15 p.m. Wilberforce...Monday, 3.15 p.m. ; Tuesday, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 3.15 p.m.; Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 3.15 p.m. ; Saturday, 7 p m. Blacktown...Mouday, Tnesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, S .urday, at 11.30 a.m. Riverstone...Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, at 11.30 a.m. Mulgrave...Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, at 7.30 p.m. Depart for Sydney ..Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Fri lay, Saturday, at 6.30 a,m. and 3.30 p.m. Parramatta... Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, at G.30 a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
State of Sydnev Markets A. H. PRINCE A CO., Market Wharf, Sydney. Wednesday, July 13th, 1881. lacera* hay . 3s. 6d. flay oaten. 4s. 9d. Potatoes . 4s. 6d. Wheat . 5s. 3d. Corn. Ss. lOd. English barley ... . no demand. Cape barley ... ... ... do. Oats (seed). Ss. Sd. Oats (feed). Ss. 3d. Pumpkins. ts. 6d. Bran and pollard ... . ... ta. Sd. Chaff.. 4a. Gd. Turnips . 3s. 2d. Straw . 2s. 9&lt;L
DUCKS AND GEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
DUCKS AND GEESE. I (says a c rrespondent of a Transatlantic contemporary), wish to draw attention, as a specific branch of agriculture, to the raising of ducks and geese for profit. Many old farmers and perhaps some young ones, may give a sniff of the nose at this, but a lítele experience has satisfied me that there is more money in ducks and geese to the larmer than in hens or turkeys, The duck is gene- rally esteemed as a table fowL, -and it onîy needs testing to make the goose the peer of the turkey upon the Christmas board. As an egg producer there is no fowl that will compare with ducks. They will bring a slightly better price than chickens, cost no more to raise under fair conditions, and yield a fine crop of feathers besides. The goose produces about the same number of eggs as a turkey, can be raised at half the cost, brings nearly the same ? price in market and yields abundance of fine feathers. The goose, like the cow, makes its living chiefly on grass, while the duck is th...
WHAT AN OLD FARMER SAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 16 July 1881
WHAT AN OLD FARMER SAYS. THIS is the advice of an old man who tilled the soil for 40 years : I -am an old nam, upwards of threescore years, during two score of which I had been a tiller of the soil. I cannot say that I am now, but I have been rich, and have had all T need, do not owe a shilling, have given my children a good education, and- when 1 am called away will.leave theiu enough to keep the wolf from -the door. -- My - experience has taught me that» t. One acre of land} well prepared and cul- tivated, produced more than two which received only the same amount of labour used on one. 2. One cow, horse, sheep, or hog, well fed, is more profitable than two kept on the same amount necessary to keep one well. 3. One acre of clover of grass is worth more than two of cotton where no grass or clover, is raised. 4. No farmer who buys oats, corn, wheat, fodder and hay, as a rule, tor 10 years can keep the bailiff away from the door in the end. 5. The farhièr who never reads the papers, ...