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THE SCAVENGER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
THE SCAVENGER. " Be thou faniiliar, but by no means vulgar." " Unessy lies the head that wears a crown*' wrote the immortal bard ; not more uneasy does it i ie than that which bears the title of " scavenger Lord help me ! I am surrounded. One fatherly fellow would like to meet me through the press, in a room, or on the moun- tain top. He's a strange fellow, but let him be. What sportsman ever shot an owl ; what falcon ever struck a bat ! He's also a stranger fellow, that scribe which hails from Richmond and figures in the Cum- berland'* indépendant, " His ingenuity is as- tounding ; more especially so when he spins his yarn about the Kurrajouger swindling the gro- cer. Of course the tale is quite original as re« gards place and nationality : but if our virtu- ous friend whose heart's blood would curdle at the mention of plagiarism, Would take the trouble to read that clever American farce entitled " Fast Train," he would find a most remarkable coincidence-that being the term by whic...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. HELD AT COURT HOUSE, WINDSOR, 8TH SEPT., 1881, BEFORE MR. R. DICK, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
SMALL DEBTS COURT. HELD AT COURT HOUSE, WINDSOR, 9T« SEPT., 1881, BEFORE MB. R. DICK, J.P. James Liddle v. Alfred Baldwin. Goods sold ; amount £1 13s. ; costs 9s. ; fur plaintiff. Daniel Holland v. Charles White and wife. Goods sold; amount £3 lld. Costs 8s. For plaintiff. Charles Lillias v. Albert Farlane. Work done, amount 7s. 6d., costs 6s. 6d; For plaintiff. John Holden v. Thomas Ketty. Toll dues amount, £>\ lGs. 7d. ; costs 5s. Gd. For plaintiff.
Windsor Police Court. MONDAY, SEPT. 5TH, 1881. (Before Mr. H. H. Becke, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
Windsor Police Court. MONDAY, SEPT. 5TH, 1881. (Before Mr. H. H. Becke, J.P.) --.--, Stephen Milford was charged with making use ot' obscene language in George-street on Saturday night last. Was fined £5, or in default three months in gaol ; elected to take it out. Tuesday, 6th Sept. 188!. (Before Mr. H. H. Becke, J.P.) A FOWL CASE. Brown ». Streeter. Brawn missed a valu- able half Bramah hen, and suspecting where it had gone, procured a search warrant to search the premises of one John Streeter at Cornwallis. On constable Gilbert going there in company with Brown the lost hen was fottnd. The 1 police then issued a summons under the Police Act. Constable Gilbert deposed as to finding the hen on the premises of defendant, on the l»t inst. ; and the hen was also identified by Brown as his property. The defendant. Streeter, was called upon by the Bench to show how he became possessed of the hen. His version was that in moving his own fowls from Newtown to Cornwallis, the Bramah hen mus...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
LOCAL AND GENERAL. REGISTRATION OF DOGS.-We beg,, to call the attention of our Richmond and Windsor friends that they should not delay registering théir canine pets before the expiration of the month.. Nothing can be gained by putting it off until the last moment when, perhaps, same unforseen accident might occur lo prevent its being done in time, thus causing additional expense and trouble. We also beg to remind dog-owners that no person, other than the police, is authorised to receive the fees, and no receipt will be held good but that of the Registrar, Mr. H. H. Becke, J.P. DOGMATIC FREE TRADERS.-lt has often been said of the English people that they are less accessible to what are called ideas dian almost any other of the progressive nations. If there is any truth in this, vt cannot certainly be added that they are easily persuaded to abandon ideas which they have adopted. Many years of agitation was needed to con- vince them of the virtues of Free Tr .ide ; bat - having accepte...
Railway Time-table. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
Railway Time-table. Le.-ivc SYDNEY for- . Riverstone lin'uravo | 9.Q A.M. ; 5.20 P.M. Saturday add., Windsor )? 1.45 P.M. Sunday, 12.15 A.M. (All Clarendon | set down at Clarendon.) ' Richmond J Leave for SYDNEY from fiicLimond...7.15 A.M. j 3.54 P.M. ^Saturday add., 0.40 P.M. (Sets down or picks np at Claren- don.) ' Windsor...7.27 A.M.; 4.6 P.M. 'Saturday add., 6.52 P.M. Mulgrave...7.37 A.M.; 4.16 P.M. Saturday add., 7.4 P.M. Riverstone...7.52 A.Mi ; 4.31 P.M. Saturday add., 7.20 P.M. , Hlacktown...8.2Ô A.M. ; 4.59 P.M. Saturday add., 7.5S P.M.
SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
SPARKS. IT is amusing to see a clam putting on the airs of an ostrich ;-yet such side-splitters may be seen, or heard of, weekly. Sold again, my pippin ; sharp as you are you fail to see everything, ami haste to trumpet your own moleishness. Shall I bring the old SAINT round for your inspection ? That bully blusterer-old Boreas, was round some, Saturday and Sunday. " My eyes, Bill, what tiles and chimney pots around ona heads were flying!" Certain sportsmen (?) seem to take their gruel with an evident dislike ; because they j lose five bob upon Laycock, they call him a rogue, and contend that Mickey Rush (more power to him) had no right to win. A fowl proceeding was heard at the Temple of Justice on Tuesday ; "twas a game affair, but there was no crowing ;. and though a hen was in it there was hardly a ghost of a cackle. Poor Steve, after having secured a new coat, and had a cleaning-up during his last incarceration, is now again a victim-to what, shall we say,-luck, or misfortune ?...
PINS. Cum grano salis. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
PINS. Cum grano salis. " MÜSIC hath charms, &c." especially that waltz you know-then, what's the good of waltzes, when people don't, won't, or can't dance ; Mr.* Bandmaster had better then, in future, strike out the delightful delicious- ness of the mazy etherealized waltz, and go in for Moody and San key, and God save the Queen only-keep 'em always in stock. But that's not what I wanted to say. That Odd : Fellow's Banquet is the matter , I didn't see any body slewed, but, by all the glorious company ot thc cymbals ! the cornet and the I bassoon, and the trombone, and all the other " ones" seemed to be a little mixed. The I noise, sir, was enough to make the sphynx shudder and turn pale. The last trump can never sound so harsh or unpalatable as did our local wind instruments on that eventful night. The cause-Ijknow the effect-the Building, perhaps 1 Just so, that's it. So accustomed to aldermanic harmony, and mellifluous braying of the human voice, the four walls and roof tr...
Orange Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
Orange Meeting. mg THE annual celebration of the jnïj|eràary of the L. O. L. No. 52 (Boyal \Vd*|fg was held at the Church of England S t>$ taroom, New-street, on Tuesday evening tl6,- ffi. inst. The tea meeting, which was p. gre £vji&lt; commencing at 6 o'clock, there wer»^ two hundred persons sat down tí¿ i then a second detatchment followed, to wait for several gentlemen from the public meeting did not begin till "Silcock, when Bro. Hicks, the R.W.G.M.. fctiie chair, there were also on the platforntfjeputv W.G.T., Bro. N. J. McKenzieV^|||pr. Barry, Bro. J. B. Johnstone J. P.,,; lj%||L-)d. G. T. Collins, Bro. J. B. rJuhnstoneji^M.., Bro. Marr, Bro. W. C. Gambrill, M H. Mack, and Mr. W. Walker. The Chairman called npon the. choi " Hold the Fort," after which the addressed the meeting. In doing so', to apologise for the absence of sev*ra| men, the Hon. John Davies, C.M.if who had to'be- in bis place in ÍPaife Í and he regretted to say he had jnst the Rev. Mr. ' Caldwell* c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
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CURRANT WORMS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
CURRANT WORMS. A WRITER in the Fruit Recorder s.i\* ther* is no necessity of breeding e .mini v i-riss. This is done by leaving busS-, u.r.raimer!, the worms always attacking lite new !/r>v..-ta first. He says : " My plan i.&lt; this : ±j start- ing a currant patch, I confine the bust; not to exceed from one to'three mu'.r, stems and give all ¿he strength of the root Ui their sappor'c. As hinted above, sprouts wilt start f pin the roots each spring; but they must be fubbr-1 off when about ?:x inches lr-- i,! -i?*Tff"r îjjruwers arc aware that wor ?-. . > ; r appearance on the new gro? r . -J cv r the bush. Constat «fr , » ...> fforais. r^hiji'isjost'"'^pTèt". .- . 3$ j two ;make four. Í have fol. . v. r the last two years, to roy sa, : .-. :\. . ;. e '«¿rely seen tiri effect of wc ^ ? , ¡ c >.?.???-) bushes where my plan was not iuiijj camed out. But such currants Í \ever sai*' grow, the common red Dutch bei¡ g ].early îarge as the cherry currant and a 'JOIU-Ï be...
THE FARMER. THE SORT OF GRASSES AND CLOVERS MOST SUITABLE FOR PERMANENT PASTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
..THE FARMER. THE SORT OF GRASSES AND CLO- VERS MOST SUITABLE FOR PERMANENT PASTURES. " TRIS is, perhaps, the most important point in laying down land. All varieties of grasses and clovers possess affinities for par- ticular soils, and the success or failure of the future pasture depends very largely on the selection of suitable seeds. For instance, phleum pratense ^meadow catstail) revels in heavy wet loam, but perishes on chalk and sand. Cynosurus cristalus (crested dogstail,) will yield its full return of valuable food on the chalk mails and light loams, but soon dies I out on a cold clay. Anthoxanthum (sweet vernal grass) produces its beautifully scented blossoms on the lighter loams -and medium sands, but on a wet black soil soon ceases to exist. Trifolium repents perenne (perennial i white clover) will fatten sheep to perfection on rich land, but on poor soils, will scarcely be worth sowing ; and the same may be said of other kinds." " To obtain a good pasture,-, the grasses a...
PRESBYTERIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
^PRESBYTERIAN. Windsor.-Sept. 11th, ll a.m., Rey. P. Fitzgerald Ebenezer, 3 p-m^ ,, 1'¡ti Town, ,, ' 3 p.m., ,, Alternate, EEV. PATRICK FITZGERALD, £ ' '* ? , Minister.
ASHTPON'S CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 10 September 1881
i AS H TONS* CIRCUS. it is, h Mr. Ashton has stated, twenty vests sijpe he performed in thia town pre- vious ti! Wednesday night.' Many of us have, hdVever, seen bia well-known troupe under v^ious phases all over the Australian colonies. We ourselves have spent many a pleasant evening with Jemmy's troupe n rth. «*tt, and south ; and wkfltfafcr it has been sting or weak he has in variably given satisisclpn. When money has been flush and pannage liberally bestowed, the ehari ties of alf t wa he maj have sojourned in have al*ys been remonilH»^-" wláoh can- not alw» be said af some inanmoth Ameri(J|T wmbination shows. It was, therefor! ' with much pleasure we once nvpre $j§f4-ouraelws under James1 canvas. of numbera Mr. Ashton's circus » up to some others, but it's the that has always been his par bition. This may be said with the show now in pur tpwn. each act in the perforrittnoe mean a two-page supplement, necessarily, then, boil down some, Mr. Ashton will assuredly forgive horses ar...