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Riverstone. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 24 November 1888
Riverstone. TRUCKS OFF. --- On Wednesday evening, through some mishap at the points, several trucks were cut off the line near the station. After several hours' work they were got oe again, but most of them had to be sent to Darling Harbour for re- pairs. This (Saturday) evening a concert in aid of the local R. C. Church, will be held in the Cosmo politan Hall. Mr. Carroll (the energetic Secre tary) has left no stone unturned to make it a success, and as a good programme will be sub mitted, I have no doubt the audience will be a large one. On Saturday evening last a very interesting con'eertin connection with the funds of the Relief Society, was held in the Cosmopolitan Hall, in the presence offc a large appreciative audience. The Society des^ves to,vbe highly commc-nded for submitting such * a good programme, and " we sincerely hope that these-concerts will continue to be a success. Mr. Saundercock occupied the chair, and in opening the proceedings made the usual remarks. The follo...
Foreign Missions. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
Foreign Missions. The pulpit of the Wesleyart Church, Windsor, was occupied on Sunday last by the Rev. W. M'Callum, of Petersham, and the sermons.and collections were for the Polynesian missions of the Wesleyan Church. The Stations embraced in the operations of the " Australasian Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society" are in the Satnoan, the Fiji, Rotnmah and New Britian Groups. With the exception of the last named they were formerly Stations of the Parent Society in England and under the direction of the British Conference ; but since the formation of the Australasian Conference in 1855, they have been under its direction. There is also a Mission to the Chirtese in Victoria and in New South Wales. The Object of thife Society is to sustain these Missions ; and as soon as means are pro vided, to extend the Gospel to " regions beyond." The following is a summary of the Stations, &c., occupied by the Society as given in the Report : Central or principal stations 18, number of c...
The Reason Why. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
The Reason Why. Mr. See, M. P. asks.-" How is it that three or foiir families are now living in one house in various parts of the City." We'll answer him. It is because land lords and monopolists extort heavy rents and crush the poorer classes into the dust. If rent were cheaper this would not be the case, and if the people had access to ] the thousands of acres of land locked up in the suburbs by speculators and swindling syndicates, there w6uld be ho necessity for resort to this double-banking system.
No Report. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
No Report. (TO TFRE EDITOR.) BIR.-As many of your readers may think it strange that no report of Monday nig]it's meeting appeared in the DAILY TELEGRAPH, permit me to explain in justice to myself and the paper I represent, that a report was sent by post on Tuesday afternoon the regulations of the Telegraph Office here not permitting the report to be wired later than 10 o'clock on Monday night,-at which hour the meeting had not closed. I am informed by the Management of the DAILY TELEGRAPH that no such report has been received at the 6flice during the week; tlierfore we must add this to the many other mysteries of the Postal and Telegraph Department of New South Wales-. Yours, &cM THE CORRESPONDED, S. D. TELEGRAPIL Windsor, 80th November, 1888.
The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
The Weather. IT is gratifying to be able to report Ih'at til 3 dry weather appears to have thoroughly broken up. On Thursday a slight sleety shower fell, and rain set in about 11 o'clock that night and continued to fall steadily tip to the time that we went to press. In many places the Garth has been penetrated over two inches by the moisture. The far mers are jubilant, more particularly as there is GYery appearance that tho rain will con tinue for some time, as it appears to be com ing from the right quarter.
Encouraging to Fruit Growers. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
Encom'agiiis; to Fruit Growers. o o A most' encouraging report has been received by Mr. C. B. CAIKNES, of the Bank of N. S. V\Panamatta, relative to a ease of oranges forwarded by him to Messrs. KKFLJNG and HUNT, the well known fruit salesmen of London. The shipment was made per Orient Co.'s S. S. Cnzco on Aug. 16, and consisted 0/ 360 oranges, from the orchard of M. C. \V. MILLS, " Burford," Dundas. These, owing to the dryness of the season, were of small size, and packed in a " Cairnes " case designed to hold only 240. By ar rangement with the Sydney agent of the Orient Company ( who kindly forwarded the case free of all charges ! the oranges were not put, as has hitherto been the case with trial shipments, in the refriger ating room, but in what is known as the vegetable room," a place kept at an uniformly cool temperature, but much below the freezing point, and which is necessarily opened several times in the course of each day. The case was sold for 12/. About 5 percent of the ...
Irrigation. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
Irrigation. Says T over J (HERALD) : A friend of mine who eschews newspaper correspond ence because, as he saj's, his hands are too rough and weather-worn to handle a pen, writes to me from the Far West, from somewhere between Cobar and Wil cannia. His theme is strigation, and he believes in it, but the burthen of his com plaint is that while every " so-called en - gineer" demands a " compreheneive" sehcme of headings at the expense of the revenue; with any number of survey parties sent out to take levels and make elaborate plans, nobody seems to under stand that this time of drougot, when hardly a river iu the colony is running, Is exactly the occasion for constucting tem porarp dams across the Western rivers. The " scientific nuisances" (as he calls them) want the Government to play Into their hands, but all that practical men want is the right build dams across rivers and creeks so as to impound the rain when it comes, provided that the over flow be so dealt with So as to bring i...
Death of Mr. W. G. Clark [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
Death of Mr. W. G. Clark .Mr. W. G. Clark, a resident of Penrith district for a number of years, who carried on business in Penrith and Emu Plains died some days ago. He was well-known in Windsor and leaves many friends here. At the time of his death, and for some little time previous, he was not engaged in any business, having a few months prior sold out his cordial and aerated wat^r business 16 Mr. J. A-. Griffiths. Mr. Clark Was a son of the late Mr; William Clark, who was a favourite teacher of dancing and calisthenics, and he had many friends in this district. Mr. Clark, junr., married the 4th daughter of A'.d. T. Smith and for a time he carried on business, part of the time on his own account and party in partnership with Mr. W. Player in the premises which were destroyed at the corner of H igh and Station-street, and which were for many years occupied by Mr. A. Colless-. After that he established a cotdial factory in Penrith, and later on purchased the license and good will o...
Land Nationalization. (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
Land Nationalization. (TO THE EDITOR.) SIR,-I know not whether your correspondent, Wm. Walker, has succeeded in convincing the readers of the GAZETTE that Sir Henry Parkes is perfectly conversant with all irtatters pertaining to land legislation, but that he has succeeded ad mirably in showing that he himself has not reached that point of perfection, notwithstanding his " Sir Oracle^' treatment of the subject, no one will deny. For instance, he sees a change of ground in the proposed change of ttame to Single Tax League. If all revenue were raised From land, the evils now Arising from private ownership would disappear, as landowners would be compelled to use their land, or allow others to do so ; and as any increase in value, brought about by the increase of popu lation, &c., would go to the State, there would be no inducement, as now, to retain possession. In this way land would be made accessible to all wishing to use it. This is the aim of a Single Tax; it is the aim of L...
The Queen's Annual Income. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
The Queen's Annual Income. THE Londbn correspondent bf the Liverpool Daily Post, referring to the rumonr that an allowance will be asked for on behalf of the Prince bf Wales and his family during the autumn session, points out that the Queen has an annuity drawn from the consolidated fund of £385,000, which is specially allotted to meet those expenses connected with her high position, the partial weight of which has been transferred to the Heir Ap parent. But (continues the correspon dent ) that is only a portion of the enor mous income which good fortune and frugal habits have placed at the disposal of the Queen. That new Domesday Book discloses the fact that the Queen's 'private estates extend Over 37,372 acres, the annual rental, even at the lately depreciated prices being ^"20,733. Some yifiars ago her Majesty acting under the advice of Lord Sydney, purchased Clare mont for the sum of £"78,000, estimated at the time has being a little over half its market value. It is said to be...
NELSON. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
NELSON. Mr. Carroll, who for some time has been lo cated here as teacher of our public school, is to be transferred to Dalton, near Gunning. Mr. Carroll has proved himself to be a very worthy pedagogue, and he carries away from this portion of the dis trict the very hearty wishes of all with whom he has been brought into contact. Wehope that Mrs. Carroll ahd himself will be prosperous in the sunny south.
HOUSE HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
HOUSE HILL. THE old school buildings, at the Church of Eng land, are deserted, and the new school, which has stood empty for a month, now echoes to the sound of children's voices. Yet, alas, our genial friend Mr. Drummond is no longer in charge : for the de partment, whose ways are always mysterious, have sent him to Appin, and have brought Mr. Levey from Appin to fill his place. Yet before his de parture, Mr. Drummond was testimonialisfed by the children, who read him an address, testifying their joy in his presence ; and they emphasised their words with the presentation of a marble clock. Bush fires have been doing a lot of damagfe here this week. A very pleasant concert was given here on Wednesday week last. Several ladies from River stone and the surrounding district were in at tendance and assisted. Amongst the vocalists was Mr. E. Rouse, who was encored no less than three times for one song.
Visit of a Surveyor. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
Visit of a Surveyor. Mr. Surveyor Keele arrived on Tues day, Mr. Hugh Taylor having secured a promise from the Minister that an officer should be sent to inspect and report on the state of the river. Mr. Keele was met by the Mayor, and in the afternoon a boat was procured, and a party con sisting of the visitor, .Messrs Mortley, Hole, Piddington, Beard, S. T. Greeri well, Norton and Rosa, proceeded up the river to Riccaby's Creek, and turning, went in the direction of South Creek. The shallowness of the river below the wharf made it compulsory for most of the party to disembark, and they proceeded on foot along the bank, whilst Mr. Keele, with the Mayor, were rowed along to about mid-way between the bridge and South Creek. Mr. Keele, it appears, made a survey of the river some 10 years ago, and the charts &c., made on that occasion he had with him, so that he was able to compare soundings &c., made on Tuesday at particular points, with those made 10 years ago. He fou...
Riverstone. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
Riverstone. On Monday evefnvng a billiaad tournament 100 up came off in Donoghue's saloon for a prize of £z, in the presence of about 35 spectators. There were four competitors viz.-Con Hayes, John To we, Chas Robins, and Harry Windrfed. First round, Hayfes beat Windred by ninft points; some first rate shots were played on both sides. Robins beat To we by twelve points; the latter played with very hard luek ail through. This'brought Robins and Hayes together for the firtal game. Both men played Well Hayes in particular, who made a break of 35, the largest yet made 011 the table by any of the local players. Hayes eventually won by 20 points amidst enthusiasm. Robins lost the game by playing a few fancy shots andhblding his opponent I too cheap. Another tournament is expected to come off shortly. A billiard match for /2 a-side roo up has been arranged between Con Hayes and Jack Towe, to come off this evening in Donoghue's saloon, an exciting game is expected, as Towe played with very ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
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TOPICS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
TOPICS OP THE DAY. Listen to me,-and if you speak me fair I I'll tell you ncsws, indifieYent good to either. | - I WHATEVER'difficulty may'SxisIt in bringing into practical politics a satisfactory land system, it is .quite certain that the question will have to be faced before long. The tramways ;aftd suburban railways are made, like other public works, at the cost of the people ; but who is it that is really 'benefitted ? The public who travel on them ? ; Yes, but they pay for that. Let anyone compare i the &lt;enormous rise in value of suburban lands wheft j 'once a line is run through them. Take the stations i just round Sydney and see how land, bought a few years ago almost for a song, has quadrupled in price by the advent of railway communication. First the Government are got at by some wealthy ! syndicate to make a survey and propose a line for the benefit of the rapidly increasing population cm i the Fiddlewitok Estate; then the land-owners pooket a huge sum in Compen...
CONCERT AT RIVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
CONCERT AT RIVERSTONE. On Saturday evening last, a conccrt in connection with the K. C. Church was given in the Cosmopolitan Iiall, when despite the unfavourable state of the weather, there was a very good attend ance. Tile Cosmopolitan Hall is a nice j building and would do credit to a much larger piace than lvi\ vrslonc ; ;mk] lo make tilings belter ii possesses a uice louiny stage on which a large compare might easily be accommodated. The entertain ment was hurriedly organized, and there fore it was not so largely patronised as would otherwise have l>ecn the case. Mr. R, Carroll occupied the chair, and after addressing the audience briefly, the con ! cert opened with an overture by Miss M. Grace, who manipulated the pianoforte with much ability. Next came a song, " Rothesay Bay," by Mrs. H. E. Palmer, whose voice was heard to much advant age in this item. Miss Phelps sung " Just to please the Boys" and elicited loud ap plause, being recalled, whilst later on the same lady was ...