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Poetry. SENTIMENTAL POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 October 1881
Poetry. SENTIMENTAL POETRY. I wud not dye in sp:-ing-tini". And lilias Hie turnip greens. A: tito ]>ooiy snug of tho little frawgs. And the skylark's early sereams ; Waen hirds begin their wooing, vt taters "gin to sprout. When turkeys go a gobbling I wad not then peg out. I wad n&lt;>t «lye in summer. Jc leave the garden sass The roasted lamb and buttermilk, Tile kool pla.ec in the grass ; I wad not dye in summer. When everything's so hot. And leave the whisky jewlips - Owe know '. I'd vuther knot. I wad dye in aurtumn, With pea-iies tit for eating. When wavy kora is getting ripe A; kandidates are treeting. Phor these and other reasons I'd not dye in the phall ; sense I've thought it over, I wud not dve at all. -Contributed. There are on the chessboard 64 squares. Put a grain of wheat on the first square and double every time to the end. How many tons will there be, and how many ships of a thousands tons burden will it take to carry the whole? 750 grains make an o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 October 1881
AKRAMATTA TIMBER YARDS, GEORGE-STREET, PARRAMATTA. George Coates, TnorrirETOR. Or. C. begs to call the attention of BUILDERS, PLASTERERS, WHEKL W RIG HTS, PLUMBERS, and the GENERAL PUBLIC to his large stock of every requisite for the trade. Hardwood Yard Every size required in building from lin. x lin. up to 12in. x 12in., and all NORTHERN HARDWOOD. Splendid 6xlT and G Flooring, and Dressed, and Beaded WEATHERBOARDS, Tallow-wood, Blackbutt, and Blue Gum. Softwood Yard Afaryboro and Colonial Pine. New Zealand Kauri Cedar, all sizes. Maryboro Hoop Pine. T and G flooring. And first-class WEATHERBOARDS Spruce, Baltic Deals, American Pino, Oregon. Joinery Stores Redwood, Cedar. »Sugar Tine, and Kauri DOG US, all sizes. Glazed Cedar SASHES, all sizes' Splendid MAXTLERIECES, cheapest and Lest in the market. SHUTTERS, CASEMENTS. All sizi s in Skirtings, Mouldings. Architraves in Cedar, Tine, Redwood and Kauri. .Tine Lattice and Louvre Stuffs. CARVED BRACKETS. Turnery Depart rn en * . ¡hi: !...
PINS. Cum grano salis. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 October 1881
PINS. Cum grano salis. As regards the liquor question, there is no doubt it is still a vexed one ; and it will take no end of " Licensing Bills" to settle it. Some go in for beer, others for wine ; some for quantity, others for quality, and there's no &nbsp; pleasing everybody. This is the way my friend "Peaping Tom" of the --- well, a very decent little paper down south-puts it : ---" Hurrah for the proprietor of Tatts. ; he has lowered the price of a small beer to 3d., but, as stated in the advertisement, if a fellow has to bring his own glass it will be rather, awkward, and perhaps cause disputes as to the definition of what is a small glass. For myself I like nothing but ' long sleevers,' though unfortunately some of the publicans have a knack of holding the glass about a yard from the tap, thereby causing nearly two inches of froth in the widest part of the glass, which is a very unwelcome sight to a lover of a glass of good beer, like myself. A ' long sleever' is suppo...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 22 October 1881
LOCAL AND GENERAL. HOAD TO WILIIKIU-OIME.-A «Imputation of gentlemen from the district, introduced by Mr. A. Howman, M.L.A.. waited upon tl ie Hon. Minister for Mines, on Friday, the 14th instant, to request that a road might he opened from Freeman's Keach to Wilber- force. Dr. llenwiek promised to see into tlie matter, as to whether their request could he carried out. TUE C'UMHEKI.AM» Mnuvnv sports at Parramatta were a decided success; in fact, seldom has there been seen in the historic borough a better turn out. Without re- ferring to the Mercury for information, we have ample evidence of the manner in which things were conducted botli from Parramatta ii and metropolitan journals: and on all sides the spirited proprietor of the .lieretira has come in for immense kudos which he deserves. VOLUNTEERS. — This week has been a busy one with our red coats. They have been undergoing their annual musketry inspections under Captain Compton, and company firing &nbsp; for the badges —...
Windsor Postal Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 October 1881
Windsor Postal Time Table. Arrive from Syduey.. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridav, Saturday, at 11.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.1.1. Parramatta...Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, at 11.30 a.m. aud 7.30 , p.m. Richmhnd...Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Pitt Town...Monday, S p.m. ; Tuesday, Wednesday, ¿.lo p.m.; Thursday, 8 p.m.; Friday, Satur- day, 3.lo p.m. Wilberforce ..Monday, 3.15 p.m.; Tuesday, 7 p.m. Wetiuesdav, 3.15 p.m. ; Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 3.15 p.m. ; Saturday, 7 p.m. Blacktown...Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, 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 tor Sydney...Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday, Saturday, at 6.30 a.in. and 3.30 p.m. Parramatta...Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, at 6.30 a.m...
WESLEYAN METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 October 1881
WESLEYAN METHODIST. I WINDSOR.-Oct. 30th, 11 a.m., Rev. H. Mack. 7 p.m., Rev. H. Mack. Sunday School Anniversary. RICHMOND.-3 p.m., Rev. H. Mack. 7 p.m., Student. ENFIELD-11 a.m., ,. KURRAJONG.-2.30 p.m., ., WILBERFORCE.-11 a.m., Mr. W. C. GambrilL BUTTSWORTH SWAMP, 3 p.m. ., REV. H. MACK, Chairman of Circuit.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 October 1881
LOCAL AND GENERAL. ERRATUM.-In our ívport of Richmond Small Debts business, we stated that ** Jo- seph Smith sued Joseph Maddern &e", we are advised that the name of the latter* per- son is William Madden junior. CHILDRENS TREAT.-We beg to remind - our friends that the children "f the Wesleyaa Sunday School and their friends, will have their annual outing at the Groves (not of Killarney, but thosecalled Gosper's), on Mon- day next, 1st November. Anniversary service« and examination, will take place to-morrow. GRAND CJXCERT.-On Thursday Novem- ber 3rd a grand vocal and instrumentai con- cert, will be given in St. Matthew,s Church of England School-room, Windsor in aid of the building fund, particulars of which will be found in our advertising columns ; and it is to be hoped the anuir will be as successful as the merits of the performers, and the purpose for which it is arranged demand. SKAK.ES.-These unwished for reptiles are now making their appearance on the farms ia the ne...
Arrival of river Craft at Windsor Wharf. MONDAY, OCTOBER 24th. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 October 1881
Arrival of river Craft at Windsor Wharf. MOKDAY, OCTOBER 24th. John and Herbert, from Wiseman's Ferry. Wat- tle Bark, laths &c. (Woodbury). Ahita, steamer, from. St. Albans. Maize, oranges, |xuiltrv. eggs, and. sundries, (Jurd). WEDNESDAY. Sarah Jaw, from Colo. Maize, oranges,- and sun dries, (Eales). S.S. Telegraph, from the Macdonald. Maize orange, and sundries. (Daniel» and Walker.) Maid of Erin. fr»m the McDonald; Maize, oranges and sundries, (Morris). Emutft Matilda, from Sr. Albans. Maize, and sun- dries, (Lurusdovff). Gnu, ii oin Colo. Oranges, &.c. (Methereil). \\> iiT-c informed that Mr. Jurd's Steamer, the " A'ma'' did no1 come to Pitt Town and there dis- charge her cargo. We lieg to assure Mr. Jurd that -we received the infoimafcion, as stated by us, from a pcrsm who should be of all men, a reliable author- ity in all that concerns River and Boating matters, hence lue report.
PINS. Cum grano salis. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 October 1881
FINS. Cum grano salts. AT length, some half-a^dózén teetotallers, backed up by a strong posse of the friends of the publican, have decided that the poor man shall not have a glass of Colonial wine for threepence * or a bottle of the same fluid for one arid sixpence, unless he goes to the public house for it. t fail ti see that this extreme movement is aiding the cause of either total abstinence, or temperance. The poor man must now go and purchase a bucketful at wine cellars, or growers, or else drop into a public-house» and pay double the value for it -besides running the risk of being tempted to drink stronger and more injurious stuff. Had the bottle licenses been disposed of first, Mr. Jacob, probably» would have hesitated before he moved his amendment with regard to wine licenses. The worst part of the business was, the Premier's miserable defence, and cowardly surrender, of the bottle licenses. No consideration was shown for the wine industry, or the improved m irais or physiqu...
THE Hawkesbury Chronicle. AND FARMERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1881. BREAKERS AHEAD. Mr. MACARTHURS LETTER UNDER REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 October 1881
THE AND FARMERS' ADVOCATE. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1SSÍ. BREAKERS AHEAD. Mr. MACARTHURS LETTER UNDER REVIEW. I HAVE perused the letter of Mr. Geo. F. Macarthur under the above heading, in your valuable issue of 22nd inst. The question put, What is to be the ultimate outcome of our present system of education ? is pregnant with importance, and the issue, though requiring the spirit of prophecy to determine, is or is not identified with the welfare of the country. Our Public and Denominational schools being made the postutate to the questions "What then, are they? What do Uley indicate ?" The "results" of working out these questions practically cannot be measured by seizing abstract cases and applying these, as illustrative of the opera- tions of general principles. While many are pepared to admit that there is,much truth and force in Mr. Macarthur's pictorial paragraph or "stubborn monitors," few I opiue' will be found t,> agree with the immature assertion '* That very few pupils wh...
FARM AND GARDEN. LUCERNE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 October 1881
FARM ANO GARDEN. LUCERNE. It might airaos' be considered surplusage in a district like this, to write ever so little on this estimable forage plant, seeing how long and how extensively it has been cultivated. Still, it may be that every one does not know as much as they ought with regard to its cultivation, and its many uses ; and for their benefit we shall quote from an English agri- cultural work, and may be a few of those who have grown lucerne all their lives may also gain a wrinkle. # Lucerne ( medicago sativa ).--This valuable plant is one-ot the most useful of our forage plants for soils of a dry, sandy, or chalky nature, sheep downs and hill-sides; it Wi.l also succeed on good loams, but should not be so» n on clay soils unless they are well chalked. It is a certain green crop at ali seasons ot the year, and we do not hesitate to si\ that no f inn (unless the land is very heav \ ) should be without luceme. It grows veiv quickly, produces several cuttings during the year, 1 i...
Railway Time-table. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Chronicle and Farmers Advocate — 29 October 1881
Railway Time-table. Leave SYDNEY for Ri verstone ~\ Mulgrave | 9.0 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 Richmond...7.15 A.M.; 3.54 P.M. Saturday add., 6.40 P.M. (Sets down or picks up 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.M.; 4.31 P.M. Saturday add., 7.20 P.M. Blacktown...8.20 A.M.; 4.59 P.M. Saturday add., 7.58 P.M.