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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
PERSONAL. ONE oftentimes comes across many amusing advertisements in the " Personal" column of metropolitan papers. Here, for instance, is one-not a very humor ous one, certainly, but rather the opposite: -Ann, dearest, I am very lonely ; for give me-come home. J.G." But it may be made humorous. Now, don't hurry, Ann. You take your time. He was very independent after that little barney you had about who should step out on the cold oil-cloth that wet morning and take in the milk, but you can just take our word for it he is crumpled up now. You should have seen him trying to cook the fish the morning after you left It was a sight to see the bream each time he snatched up something wanted for the cooking, come leaping out on the floor. It was a sweet thing, too, ' Ann, dearest,' to behold him making coffee in the tea pot, and forget ting to take the leaves out. Quite a crowd of the neighbours, also, assembled in the next yard to behold him holding the screaming family under the water-t...
TOPICS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
TOPICS OF THE DAY. Listrn to me, anil if you speak me fair I'll toll yon news, indi Anient good to either. Tt is not many years since that all persons who hnd any connection whatever with the stage and the drama -rvere looked upon by the " unco guid " iu a no friendly light. In fact, in days gone by it was usual in many continental hamlets and villages for the peasants to remove their week's washing from the line when the announcement went forth that a band of strolling players was in the immediate vicinity. The whole aspect of affairs is gradually undergoing a change, however, and the acquaintance of the prominent actresses and actors of the day is courted by all who claim to be lovers of art, genius, and beauty. And why should this not be so ? Why should the ex ponents of the delightful characters, male and female, created by Shakespeare, Goldsmith, Lylton, Taylor, and other distinguisued authors, be loolce.l upon with a disdain and repugnance such as was the case early in the pre...
TALES, SKETCHES, &c. "LOVE CONQUERS ALL." [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
TALES, SKETCHES, &lt;fcc., "LOVE CONQUERS ALL" 4 Hold,' said the girl, in a voice whose metallic ring startled him into silence. . RIc you may assail as you will ; against) him nothing shall be said in my hearing! llis honour is unstained, and if I asked it , he would release me from my promise to morrow. But he will not give me up and I will not ask him at a bidding which has neither reason nor justice. He tried to see you; vou refused; he wrote to you and vou flung his letter unopened into the hr^. For myself Iwill never break my faith with him nou will I be parted from hiiu because you chose to say he i^ a roue ! Speak the truth, father, and say that y^u will not spare me because I am useful to you; and thij io all yon think of. A i &lt;ve i hated as I am, yo.i w j.ild still retain my convenient services in the duti^-i I lultil. Your whole tnougiit-1 cannot call it love, it would too much degrade-so holy a feeling-is given not to me your only child, but to that ch...
RIVAL RAILWAY ROUTES. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
RIVAL RAILWAY ROUTES. (TO THE EDITOR.) SiK,-In my last communication to you there are some mistakes-attribu table, of course, to the broad-backed comp-which I ask you to kindly correct, otherwise, parts ot my letter will seem ambiguous. First, I am made to say at lines 7 and 8 of second paragraph, " vastly superior to Mr. Griffin's old route ; and so I find it in regard to Mr. Shitrkey's old route." The word "old" surplusage, as you will see by my manu script. Second, in the seventh line of third paragraph the word *4 STRANGER " is used ; my word was STAYER, which sport ing men will understand better than stranger. Third, in the 17th line of the fourth paragraph the word "system" should be SYSTEMS ; and fourth, lower down in the same paragraph I am made to say that Mr. Gipps proposed line, via the Warragamba, " will not" give the same amount of relief as Mr. Sharkey's proposed loop-line, whereas I said that it WILL. You will, I am sure, observe the VERY great difference four such er...
Test For Readers. A PRIZE OFFERED. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
Test For Readers. A PRIZE OFFERED. IT will amuse readers, perhaps, so test themselves in their knowledge of English poetry. The pro prietor will not offer a thousand pounds to the best correspondent, because if that correspondent does what is asked, he or she is rich enough already ; but as an inducement, we offer a prize of half-a-guinea to the person who succeeds in furnishing the name of the respective selection from which the undermentioned lines are taken within one month from the date of publication of this issue. Communications to be addressed to "THE EDITOR, GAZETTE," with name and address of sender attached. Here are some first lines, who finds the second: There, through the long, long, summer hours, From rise of morn till set of sun My hair is grey, but not with years Slow sinks more lovely ere his race be run I stood upon the hills when Heaven's wide arch In his chamber, weak and dying Above the pines the moon was slowly drifting Serene, indifferent of fate "Twas in the s...
WHAT WE HEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
WHAT WE HEAR That the buyer of the Hawkesbury race gates got severely bitten. That the Richmond Police Court business is going to the dogs. Only one case last week. That a meeting between the Mayors of Wind sor and Richmond will probably take place. That the subject will be the water supply. That it is a step in the right direction if some arrangements can be arrived at to have a joint supply. That the posting of race, electioneering, and other telegrams outside the GAZETTE oliice is bringing that corner into notcr ety That Windsor was behind the times in this respect. That some of the committeemen ot the local School of Arts are very neglectful in attending to their duties. That the posting of the latest telegrams at the GAZETTE office is a step in the right direction. All who have an interest in electioneering or sport ing matters will find the latest news posted on our telegraph board. That the main street of Richmond requires at tention, being shewn with rough metal. That A. Atk...
SPORTING. AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
SPORTING. [THE secretaries of all local clubs and sporting organisations are requested to furnish us with reports of their meetings or gatherings at as early a date as possible. Sporting fixtures will be gladly inserted, and any information of general interest received with thanks ] AQUATICS. Mr. R. K. Fox, of the '* New York Police GAZETTE." appears very anxious to get Peter Kemp over to America for a trial with Teemer. He will give a purse of /iooo and allow Peter /200 for expenses on the understanding that the race carries the championship of the world, and further that the race shall take place " this fall" Under no consideration whatever will Peter visit America to accomodate Teemer. He is ready with his money to make a match with any man in the world, but he will have to come here. With reference to the Hanlan-Trickett race, the Canadian " Sportsman" says :-I have heard several people say since the report of the Hanlan Trickett race reached us, setting forth that the Toronto s...
TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
TURF. Mr. Andrew Town, we learn, has nominated Honesty and Childe Harold for the Australian Sires Produce Stakes of 1892. Entrance gales for Hawkesbury Spring Meet ing purchased for ^227, by Mr. J. Griffiths. The beautiful pony stallion Fred, recently pur chased in Queensland by Mr. G. Yeo, of Mulgrave, to take the place of the imported pony stallion Sir Thomas, which Mr. Yeo had the misfortune to lose some few weeks ago arrived in Sydney on Saturday and was visited by a large number of horse-flesh fanciers on Monday and Tuesday. Fred is a dark chesnut, very compact, showing lots of quality, and should nick well with Uncle Tom's fillies. By the way, we notice reports of Uncle Tom's success in the show rings in Queens land since he left his old quarters at Mulgrave. Plutarch remains first favourite for the Hawkes bury Handicap to-day. All sportsmen will regret to learn that news was received in Sydney yesterday announcing the breaking down of the Melbourne Cup winner Dunlop. A genera...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
MARRIAGE. FITZPATRICK — THOMAS. — September 5, at Sts. Peter and Paul's Cathedral, Goulburn, by the Rev. P. J. Donovan, Ossory A. S., second surviving son of J. J. Fitzpatrick, Windsor, to Angela Mary (Aubie), youngest daughter of Charles H. Thomas, Esq., Goul- burn.
Riverstone. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
Riverstone. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) GERMAN CHARLIE.--Dr. Charlie commenced practice again on Sunday last, after having a week's spell. As usual, crowds of patients came from all parts of the country. It makes the rail- way station quite lively, and when the trains ar- rive you will hear the coach-drivers echo : ' This way for German Charlie." I still hear of long standing diseases being cured by the German, which other medical men have failed to heal. ROADS.--The road leading from the station to the Blacktown Road (German Charlie's consult- rooms), is being gravelled. It was badly wanted, as there is a deal of traffic upon it and it was terribly cut up. DEPARTURE.-Mr. McMillan, who has been a storekeeper here for some time, has sold out, he having entered into partnership with Mr. Jacob Bentel, and purchased the good will of the Cri- terion Hotel at Robertson, with a lease of nine and a half years. I wish Mac. and Mr. Bentel success in the south. CONCERT.-Another concert in aid of...
AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 15 September 1888
AQUATICS. The sculling match on Saturday afternoon last between H. Atkins and F. Douglas was witnessed by a large number of spectators. Atkins was the favourite in the betting. Both scullers got away to a good start shortly after 3 o'clock, but they had not proceeded far on their journey before Atkins took the lead, which he maintained to the finish, winning rather easy by about six lengths. It was stated that Douglas's easy defeat was attributable to one of the rowlocks of his boat giving away. A. Atkins, in his outrigger, acted as coach.
AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 22 September 1888
AQUATICS. Searle beat Neilson easily by six lengths on Friday last. All the Wilberforce backers of the latter went down. John Ford is quite willing to make a match with Atltins, who defeated Douglas a week or two ago. He will row for any money up to £50. and is pre pared at any time to lodge the first deposit in the hands of a stakeholder. Ford evidently means business, and his motto is. " Stuff up, or shut up." We believe that his friends object to Atkins entering into a match with Ford, for the present at any rate The race for the champianship, between Peter Kemp, the Hmvkesbury sc'.ilier, and Champion of the World, and Edward Har.lan, takes place on Friday next over the Parramatta Course The interest taken in the event is not very lively, principally for the reason that many people look upon the result as a foregone conclusion, but as the day approaches the betting market will doubt less become more animated. Notwithstanding his repeated defeats, there are many staunch admirers o...
THE WINDS WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 22 September 1888
THE WINDSd We are indebted ti for the following info posed water scheme, John P. Sharkey, civ engaged in preparing ties for same : A shaft will be sui bury lliver, at a poii and a drive put in fi vey the section pips fixed in shaft, and it the boilers, sufficient! above the ordinaryfli carried up on frainnj so that pumping can The pumps will dl per hour. From the pumpsfc will be laid. The reservoir will corner of the lJark,i and Moses-streets. I and the floor will la\ above the present gri will hold 500,000 Rill cement on arches, will be sufficiently c used as a Coi poratio &c., and for ;i Fire-! Mr. Owen Klacktj experience, Ikis beei his Consulting lings the work in conneclii plans, &c., will lie co when they will Lie hi approval, so as to co the 5th clause of the powers Municipalise purpose of construct! works of a permanen PATER SUPPLY. : Mayor, Mr. Mortley, on relating to our pro ipplied to him by Mr. ineer, who is at .present estimates, and quanti he bank of'the...
SMALL SCREWS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 22 September 1888
SMALL SCREWS. The smallest screws in the world are made in an American watch Factory. They are cut from steel wire by a ma chine, but as the chips fall down from the knife jt looks as if the operative was simply cutting up the wire for fun. The fourth jewel-wheel screw is the next thitag to being invisible, and to the naked eyes it lodks like dust. With a glass, however, it is seen to be a small screw, with 260 threads to the inch, and with a very fine glass the threads may be seen very clearly. These little screws are 4-1000 of an inch in diameter, and the heads are double the size. It is esti mated that an ordinary ladies' thimble would hold 100,000 of these tiny little screws. About 1,000,000 of them are made a month, but no attempt is ever made to count them. In determinig the the n timber; 100 of them are placed on a very delicate balance, and die number of »the Midle ^ftbunti^ dfetermined by the weight of these.1-: All *)f 'the small parts of the watch fare counted in this way...
WEEKLY HALF HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 22 September 1888
WEEKLY Now that the sumc high time that the en some arrangement bj day would be secun various business est necessarily long, and so close (more especi a half day's recreatio acceptable to all co the colony, some la Windsor, the movera and in Goulburn. for of any importance is day and at 6 o'clock week, with the excej We fail to see why i meet with support h ployers and emploj taken is for the en their request to th doubt, be quite will request. The idea initiated, we are con be carried to a succt LF HOLIDAY. ison has arrived, it is ; and employees made a weekly half holi joili parties. In the lents, the hours .ire >n/ineinent is usually he summer time) that i week would be very In other towns in I some smaller than been most successful, !, every establishment jd at i o'clock each Fri V evening through the iif Saturday, of course, ime system should not bth on the part of em The first step to be es to meet and prefer >loyers, who would, no i grant any reasonable rth attention, a...
The District. Richmond News. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 22 September 1888
The District Richmond News (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) ]5I;SINESR.-The continuance of the drought stiii jcecp-5 business rather slow, and grave fcarsi are enienained that the coming summer will be. the mos; severe-in more ways than one-ih at hr^ been fcit for many years. Trrn: R*? DR. CAMERON.-This gentleman is at present attending the third Federal Presbyterian Assembly ol Australia and Tasmania, now sitting in ?yc!"oy. of which he has been Moderator for the rr ;( y>-.ir. It is expected he will be succeeded ji ti: it position by the Rev. Alexander Hay, D.D., c\ Xxkhr.mpton. The Assembly commenced on \V L-r .(1-u- last, when Dr. Cameron preached the op nine '^rrr.on. L. -7fi&lt;;re has been no police court business ;r?.nsac:fH ''. .ring the past fortnight, which speaks v.-'V.; sn . ;';v. regard which the people of this part c; :i-.--* urs',7 ;ct have for the observance o£ law and eracr HOUR DAY.-The business people of R:c::nir>nd .vould like to know if the business ivo ....
LAW REPOINTS. WINDSOR[?] FIRDAY, S[?] Before the Police [?] and FAL[?] [?] [?]LICE COURT. [?]MBER 21ST, 1888. [?]strate, and Messrs. Yeo. [?]mros.e [?]ETENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 22 September 1888
LAW } WINDSOR FIRDAV, SI Before the Police an TALi Kichard Coady w quantity of maize, tli per jun, by means of ing evidence, the Be months in Parramatt Another charge, of Gosper, jun, was wit fcpOR-TS. LICE COURT. tfllEK 21st' iy^'S stratc, and Messrs. Y jDirose. ETENCF-f . . iruecl v/1'1 ol1t;iininR a jpertyol William Gos ? nreiencns. After liear itntenced prisoner to six Jingmaize from William in.
RICHMOND LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 22 September 1888
i\TCIIMOND LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY Tijit .K-up) weekly meeting took place in the Vresfcytcripn Schoolroom on Tuesday evening, jhth inst, Mr A. M. Woodhillin the chair. The ruminations of two candidates for member sY:~ Acrt; received. r.nii' iers for the evening was a debate on V.:c ties! mode of supplying Richmond with a vv uci supply. Mr. T Cobcroft opened the de bate i Ir. understood that the Government would lend ooo.gao for supplying all suburbs and aw-.try tjw.1-, with a water supply, but he would be in favour of selling part of Ham Common to pay for it He would favour, if unsuccessful in getting the Common for sale, the borrowing of the money, which he was sure would be repaid at a very short date after completion. He mentioned the Prospect Reservoir and the Hawkesbury River, as places from which a supply could be ob tained. His scheme would be to force the water, from under Mr. G. M. Pitt's property, into a reservoir erected on Wisbey's Hill, to lay 6 inch pipes over th...