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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 28 July 1888
Greenwel! & Towers (LATE GREENWELL & CO.), IMPORTERS OF General Drapery, &c. [ESTABLISHED NEARLY 40 YEARS.] MANCHESTER HOUSE, Next Post Office, Windsor. Ferris, Wilson, and Co., PRODUCE, & LIVE STOCK SALESMEN, Parramatta. Auction Sales of Produce, &c., every Friday at 2 o'clock. Account Sales rendered promptly. Central Sale Yards: MARSDEN-STREET, PARRAMATTA. TRY HENRY PERRY'S Tailoring Establishment, GEORGE-STREET, WINDSO. Best Materials used. Fit Guaranteed. ROYAL HOTEL, RICHMOND. FIRST CLASS ACCOMMODATION FOR FAMILIES AND TRAVELLERS. Beers, Wines and Spirits of the Best Brands. Billiards: Plunge and Shower Baths. Spacious Sample &lt;5c Commercial Rooms. W. H. JOHNSON, PROPRIETOR Established for over twenty-five years in Araluen. [A CARD.] P. FRASER, (late Broderick) WATCHMAKER and JEWELLER GEORGE-STREET, WINDSOR. E. B. Blake, COACH PAINTER, &cM Corner Catherine &lt;Sc George Streets Windsor. PAINTING DONE IN FIRST-CLA...
TALES, SKETCHES, &c. "A SURGICAL EXPERIMENT," [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 28 July 1888
TALES, SKETCHES, &lt;fec. "A SUfiGWAL EXPERIMENT;' A young man, with a peculiarly painful look of distress, presented himself, about ten o'clock one morning, at the residence of the least known and yet the most re markable of all the surgeons in the great city of This surgeon lived in a queer old brick house of most primitive kind-a structure entirely out of date, and tolerable only in the decayed part of the city in which it stood ; large, gloomy, mouldy, damp, and dark ; abounding in Jong, dark halls, dismal rooms, and mys terious closets and cellars ; absurdly large for the small family-man and wife-that occupied it. The house described, the man is portrayed-but not the woman. He could be agreeable enough on oc casion, but for all that, ho was but ani mated mystery ; his wife was weak, wan, reticient, evdently miserable, and possibly living a life of dread and horror-perhaps witness of repulsive things, subject of anxieties, and victim of fear and tyranny ; but there is a...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 28 July 1888
LOCAL AND GENERAL. THANKS.-We are indebted to Mr. Andrew Town, of Richmond, for the supply of a number of agricultural papers representative of the various colonies. EXHIBITION COMMISSIONER. -In the new batch of commissioners recently appointed we notice the name of William Hillier Holborow, M.P. How JOIIN CHINAMAN PUTS OUT A FIRE. Several destructive fires have occurred during the past week, and it will perhaps be as well to give a little useful information as to the method adopted to save fencing by the Chinese. A Colonial or a European will get a bucket of water and slash it upon the flames, extinguishing them, certainly, but at the same time wasting a large quantity of the valuable liquid. The childlike and bland Celestial, on the other hand, gets his bucket, and with it a pannikin, with which he quietly pours the water into the mortice-lioles, securing the de sired end without any waste. There is a lesson to be learned here from the simple Mongolian, surely. DEATH OF MRS. SCOTL...
Land Nationlization Again. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 28 July 1888
Land Nationlization Again. THE question of land nationalization is one which occupies an important posi tion in the minds of politicians and the people just now. It is a well-known fact that the prosperity of a country must not be measured by the number of its capital ists, but by the multiplicity of its happy homes. Goldsmith very aptly puis it when, in " The Deserted Village," he writes-" 111 fares the land to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay." That country is truly great where knowledge and wealth are widely diffused, and this can never be thoroughly accomplished whilst a favored 1 few are allowed to monopolise the soil. Labour is robbed, and idleness en riched, by the present system. Jones an energetic farmer, goes into the country and purchases a block of land at half-a* crown an acre; he builds his solitary house, and commences to till his land. Soon another farmer comes along, and as ' he liker, a neighbour he settles down along side of Jones. No...
LAW REPORTS. RICHMOND POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs. William Lamrock and C. S. Guest, Js.P.) TRESPASSING. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 28 July 1888
LAW REPORTS. RICHMOND POLICE COURT. (Before Messrs. William Lamrock and C. S. Guest, Js.P.) TRESPASSING John Parker was charged with tres passing on the enclosed land of Mr. J. E. Onus, at North Richmond, on the 20th instant. Mr. Walker appeared for complainant' and Mr. J. J. Dillon for defendant. The trespass was admitted by defen dant's solicitor, and a claim of right made on behalf of John Merrick. Mr. Onus was examined, and stated that he had purchased the land at an auction sale, the auctioneers having in structions from one C. T. R. Merrick; lie had purchased it six years ago, and had been in the uninterrupted possessioN of it ever since. For the defence, John Merrick was examined, and stated that he claimed the land under the will of his grandfather, John Merrick. The land was entailed, and no authority could be obtained to dispose of it. According to the will he was entitled to its possession. The defen &nbsp; dant, Parker, was his servant, and was acting under his i...
WHAT WE HEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 28 July 1888
WHAT WE HEAR. That Windsor can show as much good, honest dust to the square inch as any town in the colony. As witness last Saturday's storms. That the.Council should subsidise water carts to lay the dust on boisterous days. That the residents should get hold of their Mem ber during the recess, and give him a list of their requirements. That Alick will probably smell a rat, and get away by the deadhead Parliamentary train, which leaves for Melbourne early next week. That bush fires, caused by careless persons, have created much irreparable damage throughout the district. That the farms around Windsor and Richmond look really splendid, despite the fact that rain is urgently needed. That the GAZETTE came in for a large amount of criticism last week, not of a hostile, but of a very pleasing character. That Mr. Scotland's retirement will be keenly felt by all who have had business or social rela tions with him during the past seventeen years. That Host Huggins, of the Carrington, has st...
TOPICS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 28 July 1888
TOPICS OF THE DAY. Listen to mo, and if you speak me fair I'll tell you news, indifiercnt good to either. TAMING OF THE SHREW, Is it fair and just that when a tenant has cleared a farm he should pay increased rent-in other words, pay interest on the improvements his own labour hae created ? Most men say " No." But the owner of a small farm, who pays no rent-as he supposes-does not see that a change in the land system would improve his position. Let us suppose a farm of 50 acres, with the owner living on it, rent free. Well, he is really paying interest on the capital sunk in his farm. If the land is worth £40 per acre, the purchase money will be £2000. If, instead of investing this £2000 in the farm, he had put it out at 8 per cent interest, he would, without any labour, be receiving £160 per annum. So that really he must deduct this sum of £160 from the gross yield of his farm before he can reckon upon payment for the labour of tilling it, to say nothing of profit. Now, it is a fac...
POETRY. AN OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 28 July 1888
An Obituary The following bit of Bret-Harteish verse, from the pen of Brunton Stephens, is well-worth re- &nbsp; publishing, on account of its literary merit and manly ring: &nbsp; Jacob Low, DIED Sett 14, 1882 "Passed in his checks !" &nbsp; Ay, male, no tick When old Death becks — It's cash down slick. This good old man, Whom all did love, Has done his span And gone above. Yer don't say so ? What! "Never knew &nbsp; &nbsp; Old J acob Lovy ? The worse for you ! The truest friend Earth ever bred ; True to the end Aaid now Jne's dead He was A&lt;^uoer Hardy aud blurt Old pioneer A diamond rough? No "side" with HIM. No two-faced part, Mo corners dim Down in ims heart. Refined ? Well, no. To fashion cold, H11 warn't no beau, But true as gold Same ev'ry day ? Why, mate, d'yer sec. He'd smoke his clay With you or me. Or take a pull At pot ot beer &lt;juite affable, With us two here. No snobbish song But he were quite Your mate, so l...
TRAVELLING ON THE WINDSOR LINE [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
TRAVELLING ON THE WINDSOR LINE First Male Passenger : I wonder why the train to Windsor is the slowest in the colony ? Secoqtf Ditto : Oh, it's because the people arc so very slow themselves, and won't " indignate " like the people of other towns. Old Lady : Yer right, Sir, yer right. I've lived in Windsor, down the Pennysnla, nigh on 40 years, and the people's as slow as thr}' make 'em. Why, goodness me, if old Goodchap was to put cattle trucks on, and a team of bullocks to drag 'em to Windsor, I'm bles't if I don't think the Windsor folk would ride in them without a murmur.
WEALTH EASILY ACQUIRED. OVER ONE HUNDRED PER CENT. PROFIT ON THE INVESTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
WEALTIfEASILY ACQUIRED. OVER ONE'HV'KURUD PER CBKT. PROFIT ON THE INVESTMENT. if $ .man is tacei viof a good 1 ibpral .share % of tljis. ?worJd^goodf lie iscojusiu^red bltes^eb. K'ogreater] iilessmg does a man want than health, and to those who surt'er the whole"&aying, " Health is Wealth," means a great deaj puye to Thimr tlian a mint of money, WAfnfer-'S Sare tiire has been recognised as the only trup specific for all Kidney and .Liver Diseases, Urine Disorders, and Female Com plaints, end to be convinced of its value read the iollowiog bf H. H,' Warnettec^b^ tyl&lt;yik>jjrp^.-j | } E ? \-'' Newcastle; W&W.V^PebruatjK 4>ih, 188S-I xvillingly certify to the sterling merits of " War ner's whtn a&iicled wtfti a severe -and .painful cold dhe,,£icmuys, J. two ^bbttles of ." Warnnr's Safe Cure," restored me to health, the medicine ivorkip^dikejnagici its eHect being in-:| stantantijus : ^ - - ?* «* A. W. Mc Manager Mercantile Bank of Sydney, Newcast...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
1TEW STOUT. IN OUR NEXT ISSUE THE FIRST CHAPTER OF A New and Thrilling Tale, ENTITLED LOVE CONQUERS ALL, WILL BE PUBLISHED. SPEGIAL^ALE. Remnants ! Remnants ! Remnants! FOR SIX DAYS ONLY! AT WOODHILL & CO., ttTQttJMLOlSriD " OUR ANNUAL STOCK-TAKING JUST COMPLETED. All Short Lengths of FLANNELS, SHIRTINGS, TWEEDS, HOLLANDS, CALICOS, BLACK and COLOURED CASHMERES, HOMESPUNS, and FANCY WINTER DRESSES, AT SALE PRICES, Cheap Lines in LADIES' ULSTERS, FUR CAPES, HOSIERY, MEN'S WORKING SHIRTS and CLOTHING, At Such Reductions as wili Effect a Clearance to Make Room for Direct Shipments Spring Goods. DAILY EXPECT ED. NOTE THE DATE SALE: MONDAY Z TO AUGUST 12. The Riverstone Stores, JOHN LINKS, JUNIOR, GENERAL STOREKEEPER. GROCERIES, DRAPERY, IRONMONGERY, BEDSTEADS AND BEDDING of every description alwa3rs on hand, _A_T S^nDUKTIE"^" PRICES. Galvanized Iron and Timber Kept in Stock. A Millinery and Dressmaking Branch has been established in connection with the Business. THE CHEAPEST WARE...
WINDSOR MARKETS. FRIDAY'S QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
WINDSOR MARKETS. FRIDAY'S yuoTATioNs. 'ii/.e ... 2s 7d (Seed) ... 2S 9cl, feed 2S 6&lt;i iaiicy ... 3s 6d I.iv ... ... ^"3 ;tr;i\y ... £1 lull... ... 5s and 4s Gd tier ... 2s ^fs... ... is wis ... 2s 6d to 3s 'neks ... 3s 6d ,, 4s ork 3 id ,, 4d uckin^ Pigs 3s 6d ,, 5s according to quality. 'licni tlnmclpr, fjlide, and blunder on the skates their dignity each tumble irritates ! How they roll, roll, roll. How they clash, collide, and clink, Till they agonise my soul ].iy their clatter at the Kink. Kound and round, and round again, In a sort of endless chnin -- human beings, where each skater forms a line He is wise who hesitates, ere he rashly ^ ti'm;>ts the F trs, l»y trusting It is " nivitomv" on those decep tive skates at the Kink. [ Ilrnry Parkes di&lt;l not attend the oi Melbourne Exhibition. ,ukrli on Rats again ! Woman N^sbitt suicided at Newcastle. ^ O'.Suliivan and family gone to ouinj. Joy for tho Melbonruites,
THE FARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
THE FARMER. A leading farmer writes :-I do not think ii necessary to go great expenses of building, a silo.. My process of filling is.as follows :-Cut the grass; (I use second-crop clover and rye grass) and put it in as cut, or if it is very wet. I let it remain at day or so before hauling. I then fill the shed and keep a horse tramping on it while filling to settle it better ; and when I have finished filling, which lasts over three or four days, 1 weigh it down. It will then heat to about 170 degs. F. I let it re main until the winter, and cut it out in tiers, and! cut it to chaff"with some straw, about fewo^tliirds. of the latter to one of the former. I find ensilage quite equal to roots, at about one-third their cost. I find that the animals fed on the mixture of sil age and straw chaff do very well and have all the appearance of health and vigour. The cattlte are j ravenous for it, and eat up every bat, and will lick | the jacket of fi man vtho attends them. There is. | another...
COMMERCIAL, [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
COMMERCIAL, .V l'.Knivr. and Co. l'cporl having sold al tlicir Cnni i't S.ili i .mis, Cit'OlKc-su cut, Pal i ani.ma, on Friday, iih. i^S ys ... ,| &lt;> to ifi o Milch Cows ... 29 7 fi C;i)vi'S... ... 1 y 4 l> lloisi-s 1'n'vK.. ig o 31) o l'raalocs 11 "in 'in) 211 50 Onions ... : o 2 0 Hay ... ' . ... ill 1) 2i 11 ( lialj ... '?H") ... 7 .1 2 .( Mai/r ... MIL T ... I O 2 O ( )ats ... 02 07 Hi,in ... ... o f> I o Pollard * ... 17 o .10 ri Parley... ..14 1 i> Oi'.m.ues a nn Wad- Lonions ^ ??? 04 05 Passion Fruit y ... 0 2J 04 Peas 1 ii- «' sea- Melons 1 ? j rli--ci 00 29 o Pumpkins i''k 1V ???... n 1 o ,i Pono Dust 1>? 11 2:} 1) .) Tij> Drays ?.'! .Sin 1 p o i4 o u Spring Cans " 10 14 Village Calls O j 07 J 'i* ... 0 90 Lot of Fanning Implements :. 2 6 and Sundries.
The District. Richmond News. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
The District. Richmond News. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) NARROW ESCAPE.-Whilst some lady relatives .of Mr. Edwin Pitt, of Bronte, near Richmond, were driving through town on Monday last, having two little girls-one the daughter of Mr. W. Pitt, of Sydney-sitting on the back seat of the buggy, the vehicle in turning a coiner of Windsor-street .gave a lurch, and Mr. Pitt's daughter was thrown ?out the side of it. She fell with her head between the brake and the back wheel. The vehicle was immediately stopped, but not before the child had revived a severe gash on the side of the head. She was at once taken to Dr. Davidson, who at tended to her injuries. The shock she received was a severe one, and her escape from immediate death may be said to be miraculous. She is pro gressing as well as can be expected. RIFLE CLUB.-Mr. G. B. Bowen, of Bowen Mount, has lately been endeavouring to form a Civilians' Ride Club in this portion of the dis trict. Captain Guest has been assisting him in this wo...
RICHMOND BOROUGH COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY AUG 1 [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
RICHMOND BOROUGH COUNCIL. ! WEDNESDAY AUG I 'resent The Mayor (Aid J. E. Onus), Alderman J. Onus, Perry, Kelfy, Steven son, Dunston, and Mitchell. CORRESPONDENCE. A fencing notice from W. Sullivan, West Market-street, was referred to the Mayor. From Municipal Association, request ins the Council to appoint two delegates for the annual session; also asking .for annual fee of £$ 5s. The Mayor and Alderman Kelly were appointed dele ates, and the fee to be forwarded. FINANCE RERORT. £ S. d. Australian," advertising ... 380 Government Gazette" ... 0 12 o W. H. Ilolborow . ... ... 1 9 6 .Graham ... ... ...089 Jinckton ... ... ... 8 12 6 14 10 9 Adopted. MOTIONS. Alderman Mitchell moved: (1) "That llio matter of gravelling Bourke-street, from Windsor-street to Francis-street, he .ferved to the Works Committee." vconued bv Alderman Kelly and car That the matter of lengthen the main sewer at its ontlct, a dis tance of about So yards, be referred to [lie Works Committee." Seconded by Jderman ...
Riverstone. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
Riverston e. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) The necessity which exists for additional schooi accommodation here is being felt very much just now, and if the wants of the residents in that direction are not satisfied before the summer fairly sets in the result may be very unpleasant A very large number of children attend the small school at present in use, but it is not nearly com modious enough, and the result is that they are huddled together, and inconvenienced in many ways. A small school is required at Marsden 1'ark, and lhis would relieve the main school in a more or less degree. A lock-up is also much re quired, and considering the important place which Riverstone is developing into, the residents, if they placed their requirements before the authori ties, should experience no difficulty in having them satisfied. The concert which is to take place on the 14U1 instant promises to be a great success, both from a financial and an artistic point of view. It will be given in the Cosmopo...
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 4 August 1888
ATJII.I-: I'ICS. i A matcli lias been made, ami takes place at Mr. 'Johnston's track at l'ilt Town, this afternoon, | between II. Maw son and W. Simon, for £5; dis tance 150 vards. A handicap has a!-o been ar ranged at the same place alter the. cunt&lt;:->t, when fair prizes and good tracks should attract some uf the Windsor peds. The final of the Carrin;;tun .Midwinter Handi cap resulted as follows : A. Church, -20.J \ ds, f\20 .. .. 1 W. A. ('.ray, i-tvds, >_ _o .. .. 1 L. ("assimer, j.s^vds. £i&lt;j .. .. 3 I*. J. Gunnim, 3.ii)''s, /. 10 .. 4