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WINDS0R AND RICHMOND Gazette. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1888. THE WATER SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 20 October 1888
V1NDS0R AND RICHMOND ©ufette. "SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1S88. l^et the journalist defend the doctrines ol tlit party which he approves ; let liirn criticise and condemn the paitiy which Ji^ does not arpprove : reserving always his l ight to applaud his opponents or censure his friends. as the truth may reinsure-and lie will be Independent ^.nongh for a 1'tcc Countr/.-Gakkkcmi. THE WATER SCHEME. Is connection with the local water scheme, v e are informed that a special meeting of : ae Windsor Borough Council will be held . . Monday evening next, to consider the , oposals, and to make arrangements ior . - .erviewing the Minister for Works at an . ..rjy date with reference to the matter. 'Ve inay say that Mr. Mayor Mortley lias1 7 .orked very energetically to bring tins hn ;,.;rtaiit question to a herd, and -it is to be boped that liis*efforts in the direction of - applying the townspeople with a plentiful . upply of water will meet with the- success aid si^pport they deserve. We. underst...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 20 October 1888
WINDSOR BICYCLE CLUB A Skating Carnival (To augment the Funds of the above) Will take place in the UNION HALL Next Monday Evg. Tickets : Ladies 1/; Gentlemen 2/6. School of Arts, WINDSOR. A G R A N D CONCERT (In aid of Improvements to St Joseph's Convent) WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 24, 1888. ADMISSION : Front Seats, 3s; Back Seats, 2s. r | 10 FRUITGROWERS AND OTHERS PRUIT is being conveyed between the follow ing stations and Melbourne at the undermentioned rates, viz : In less quantities, min 1 ton. 39S per ton. 41s 2d per ton. Markets are held in Melbourne each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Trucks may be loaded at any of the above stations (Richmond excepted, at which station the loading must be completed at 3 p.m) up to 5 p.m. daily, except Saturday and Sunday. All consignments will be attached to the Ex press Goods len.ving Sydney at 4.40. a.m., and de livery may be obtained in Melbourne on the morn ing of the second day after despatch. CHAS. A. GOODCH...
THE CRAWFORD-HUNTER PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 20 October 1888
THE CRAWFORD-HUNTER PARTY. The attendance at the School of Arts on Wednesday evening was not nearly so large as it should have been, considering the excellence of the entertainment provided by the Crawford - Hunter party. From first to last each item was received with unbounded applause, and the pro gramme was of a most interesting and varied character. It opened with a really well-executed pianoforte solo by Master W. Crawford. Miss E. Hunter followed with that beautiful song, " Mac gregor's Gathering," and was the recipient of rapturous plaudits, not only for this particular item, bnt for each one which she contributed during the evening. Amongst the finest and best rendered of Miss Hunter's contributions were "The Cameron Men," which elicited a well deserved encore, the talented vocalist acknow ledging the compliment by singing "The Two Spoons;" and " Caller Ou " (in character). In conjunction with Mr. Crawford, Miss Hunter sang a sparidingly humorous duet, and took part in the d...
POETRY. EMBLEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 20 October 1888
EMBLEMS. A streamlet: is ti bright and beauteous creature In some wide desert, where it keeps apart Of each wayiarer's heart : The Star of Evening is a gracious feature, Instinct as 'twere with all the love that eyes Havi looked through at the skies. And hence one emblems in its beauteous being The memory of a Joy that in my heart Flowed gratefully apart; The other, to my spiritual seeing, The perpetuity of Love's white grace Yet in some heavenly place. CHAKLliS JiAKl'UR.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 20 October 1888
LOCAL AND GENERAL. TREAT TO ASYLUM INMATES.-On Wednesday last, Mr. HUGH Taylor, M.P. for Parramatta, visited Windsor for the purpose of arranging matters in connection with the forthcoming treat, to be accorded to the inmates of the Hawkesbury Benevolent Asylum. Mr. Taylor was met by the Hon. W. Walker, M.L.C., Messrs S. T. Greenwell (sec.,) Linsley, Holland and Galloway. Mr. Greenwell produced a letter from Dr. Hozier, which stated that as there were now two very critical cises in the Hospital, it would be injudicious at present to get up anything which would create excitement in the institution. In consequence of this letter the Committee, with Mr. Taylor, agreed that the treat should be pos- poned until all other similar demonstrations were held. It is therefore probable that the treat at Windsor Asylum, will be held in-three weeks if not it must lapse altogether. It would be a pity to allow it to do so, and we see no reason why the inmates of the institution, who have been look-...
FRIDAY OCTOBER 25. (Before Messrs Becke and Holland.) ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 October 1888
FRIDAY OCTOBER 25. (Before Messrs Becke and Holland.) ASSAULT. Thomas James Huxley v. Donald Robertson. Complainant gave evidence to the effect that he was walking along George-street on Tuesday, when defendant struck him. Several witnesses were examined, including Charles Rose, T. Lobb. For the defence Donald Robertson gave evidence. Fined 20s and 6s 6d costs. ABUSIVE LANGUAGE. Thomas Huxley v. Donald Robertson for abusive language at same time and place. Complainant and Charles Rose gave evidence. Complainant deposed *as to the language used, but Rose disclaimed having heard it, he being too far off at the time. Defendant denied having made use of the language complained of. Case dismissed. BREACH OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACT. William Deane, School Attendance Officer, v John Riley, who did not appear, on a charge of neglecting to send his child to school, for the required number of days. His wife stated that he was ill. Mr, Deane, and Mr. Carroll, school teacher at Riverstone, gave eviden...
PRINTERS' ERRORS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 October 1888
PRINTERS' ERRORS. (CONTRIBUTED BY F.) Some people are ever ready to set them selves to work to discover errors in a news paper, and having l'ound out a " literal," or a mistake which has missed the " reader's" eye, they crow over the printer, as tJtough he, of all the human family, should be in fallible. Now, to show the difficulty, almost amounting to impossibility, of turning out a paper, or, in fact, any printed work of more than ordinary proportions, without an error, it may be stated that about 100 years ago the Professors of Edinburgh University attempted to publish a work which should be be a perfect specimen of typographical accuracy. Six experienced proof-readers were engaged, who devoted hours to the reading of each page, and after it was thought perfect it was posted up in the hall of the University with a notification that a reward of £50 would be paid to any person who would discover an error. Each page was suffered to remain two weeks hi this position before the work w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 October 1888
TBY JAMES' DETECTIVE SOAP. It is the Cheapest, Quickest, and Best for Washing Day. This Soap can be used in Cold, Hard, Salt w and Fresh Water. p &lt; The most delicate Linen, Muslin, Lace, or New- % Born Babe can be Washed without the Slightest H Injury. -. JpL It is also remarkable for Curing all kinds of Skin S Diseases on man or beast---such as Sores, Burns, ^ Scurvy, Bad Feet and Greasy Heels in Horses, £ Mange in Dogs. Also for Curing Blight on Fruit and Flower Trees. Sold by all Grocers, and Wholesale at the Warehouse. Full directions around every Bar of Soap. It is the most Remarkable of all Soaps yet introduced. The price of it is as Cheap as the ordinary common soap. Ask your Storekeepers lor it. MANUFACTURED ONLY BY H. JAMES, 763 George-street, Sydney. ALL COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION. Mason Bros., Ltd., Importers of every description of EARTHENWARE, GLASS, CHINA, &c., 263, 269 KENT-STKEET. MASON BROTHERS LIMITED. Importers of British, Continent...
The District. Richmond News. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 October 1888
The District. Richmond News. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT,) THE GENERAL GORDON LECTURE.-On Monday evening, the 22nd instant, in the Presbyterian schoolroom, Richmond, under the auspices of the " Richmond Library and Debating Society," the Rev. J. W. Inglis, M.A. of Ballarat, Victoria, de livered a lecture on the above subject. The Rev. Dr. Cameroti took th6 chair. The schoolroom was full. The chairman briefly intimated to the audience the subject of the lecture; that it was under the auspices of the .' Richmond Literary and Debating Society and that the obtaining of such eminent men as the Rev. J. W. Inglis to lecture for us was part of the outcome of such a society. The lecturer then delivered most elo quently such a discourse on the life of General Gordon, from the time he entered the British navy till his ideath, as has never before been heard in Richmond, mentioning, at intervals, little comic incidents that occurred in connection with the career of.the General, which caused roars of...
Riverstone. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 October 1888
Riverstone. '(FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) On Saturday evening, a Concert in connection \vith Ihe Relief Society, was held in the Cosmo politan Hall, in the presence of a large audience. The chairman, Mr. Henry Saundercock in 6pening 'the proceedings, said he was glad to see such a large number of people present, inasmuch as showed what sympathy they had with those who need assistance. The following are a few of the items, which were most successfully rendered, viz A song by Miss Parkhill; W. R. Shultz sang "Rock me to sleep mother;" the Misses Grace gave a spirited rendering of- " Won't you buy my pretty Flowers," and was deservedly applauded and encored ; a recitation by Mr. Saundercock ; a selection of music by Miss Grace; a dialogue by Mr. Saundercock and Mr. Thomas fchelps; Miss Maggie Joseph sang with good effect " Climb ing up the golden stairs," aiid was applauded ; Mr. John Doyle, the well-known vocalist, gave a recitation ; song by Mr. R. Shultz; recitation, " The gambler's wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 October 1888
The American Imported Trotting Stallion, DONCASTEE Record : 2.34 over J mile track. Will Stand at Mulgrave for the Season. Terms .... .... .... 8 Guineas. DONCASTER is a bright sorrel, with white | snip on face, and left hind foot while ; is 16 hands in height, weighs about 1180 pounds. He. took first and only premium for stallion roadsters at the Californian Stale Fair. PEDIGREE : DONCASTER was sired by the celebrated trotting Stallion Elmo; dam Lady Emily; she by Hiram Woodruff ; he by Young Morrill ; first dam by Tar River (thoroughbred); second dim by JJlaik Jack, son of (imp) Doncaster ; third dam by American Eclipse. Doncaster has a record of 2.34 over a A mile track. ELMO was sired by Mohawk ; he by Long Is land Black Hawk; he by Andrew Jackson ; he by Young Bashaw. His dam was by Sir Richard ; he by Jones' Sir Richard, a thoroughbred hnn;e. Elmo was sold to H. W. Sealle, Esq., of May field, Santa Clara Co., Col., for §115,000. Elmo was the sire of Overtnan, 2.19, Como, 2.26J...
SACKVILLE REACH. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 October 1888
SACKVlLLli kEAfcH-. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.} Passengers t» Sackvilie Reach piss, on their way thither, a n ode:.t ;.n>I unpretending structure of weatherboard, with the simple legend on th6 front gable, " Gospel Hall." The residents, some years ago. fel't the want of such a place, a sort of neutral groundt in which td hold religious and social services. Accordingly, i site being given, a building was erected,,and very useful it has proved. The Rev. J. Ayling holds service on the SWnday evening nearest the frill trioon, when the place is generally crowded. Thd Congregations have alsd the assistance of a neat little American organ, and* both instrumental and vocal music, if hot highly scientific, are hearty and inspiring. On the Monday evening following there is gene rally a meeting of the Ba'nd of Courage, fdr th& support and encouragement of total abstinence. This is under the superintendance of MT. Ayling* who keeps the meetfng well in hand, arid inter sperses the proce...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 27 October 1888
RIFLE SHOOTING. In connection with the annual meeting of the New South Wales Rifle Association, amongst the winners in the contest for Merchants' Prizes was Corporal Slattery, of Richmond, with 23 to his credit, the highest score at 300 yards being 24. The meeting was continued on Thursday, when, in the Queen's Match, Captain Guest, of Rich mond, won £%., and in the Members' Match, Corporal Slattery, of Richmond, secured a like prize. Lieutenant Pye also won a prize on the first day.