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Richard Anthony Proetor. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
Richard Anthony Proetor. Mr. R, S. Smytlie learned the sad ftews of Professor Proctor's death on landing at,Napier (N. Z.) fropi Australia. In ;m " In inemnriam " notice contiibuted to the NEW Zkai.AND Tiwiis, Mr. Smythe says: Proctor was not only known In NeiV Zealand lis k public lecturer; many people had the pleasure of his personal acquaintance. Yet he was not what Dr. Johnson called " a clubable man." He was put up al the Melbourne and otliej' hading clubs, but he never went. Although a Uni versity man, and keenly sensitive to anything approaching rudeness, he disliked conventionality. With the common prejudice against members tif the theatrical profession lie had 110 symjiatliy. He was a genial man and considered I that everybody engaged in. entertaining the public was doing useful work. Once in "this very city he spent £20 in providing supper For a full circus company. Another time 111 the Theatre Royal, Sydney, be weijt on, in the club-scene in Lord Lytton's comedy of " Mone...
WHAT WE HEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
WHAT WE HEAli. That Mr. Carroll, the popular schoolmaster at Nelson, has been promoted to Dalton. Nelson's loss is Dalton's gain. That informers should be treated to tar and feathers. That people who poke their noses into other people's business should ^3 similarly treated. That Richmond is very badly oil for water just now. That it is proposed that Ham Common shall be sold, and the proceeds be devoted towards obtaining a water supply for Windsor and Rich mond. A good idea. That the GAZETTE is tickling some people up. It will do a little more in this direction before long. That for wretched, howling dogs and cater wauling ca4s, Windsor takes the cake. When a cat yells on a wall, it's not the cat we object to, but the waul. That a weir is to be built over the Nopcan at Penrith. This will not benefit the Hawkesbury, and forms another good reason why the Govern ment should clcar the river. That a large snake was killed at Mr. E. Rouse's residence last week. That several tall snake stor...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
LOCAL AND_GENEBAL. SALE OF EXPLOSIVES.-According to a supple ment to the GOVERNMENT GAZETTE of Tuesday last, the following have been licensed to sell explosives in the Hawkesbury district tor the ensuing year, viz Messrs Beard and Co., Wind sor, Woodhill and Co., and W. H. Holborrow, Richmond ; F. M'Donald and Joseph Smith, Kurrajong ; C. P. Ayling, Riverstone ; and Themas j. Thompson, St. Albans. WATERING PLACE FOR TRAINS AT MULGRAVE - Some time ago attention was drawn by the '»A2ETTU to the fact that pipes for carrying the >vnter from the tank at Mulgrave to the railway Nation, had been lying on the ground unused for some years, and that the trains were further delayed after stopping at the platform in order to lake water at the tank some few hundred yards distant. Since the GAZETTE took up the question the pipes have been laid and water connected to the station, but it appears now that the Depart ment have made a mistake, either in having the pipes too small or that the force ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 1 December 1888
CRICKET. A meeting of the committee oi the Windsor Albioa C C. was held on Tuesday evening, there being presentMessrs Mortley (in the chair), Davies, Dean, Mellish, A. Hannabus and J. C. Fitzpatrick. It was decided that a general meeting of the members should be called for Tuesday evening next, to deal with important business. Next Saturday the return match between the Albion C.C. and Emu Plains C.C., will be played or the latter's ground. The Albion C.C. hare received a challenge from the Manly C.C. for to-day, but have intimated a desire that the match should be delayed. High School Windsor v. Superior Public School Richmond.-This match was played at Richmond on Saturday 24th, and resulted in a brilliant victory for the High School boys, by no less than an innings and 35 runs to spare. Play commenced at 12.15., Richmond being the first to go to the wicket. At 1.15. they were all disposed of for 35 runs. A hearty lunch was then partaken of and play resumed at 2 o'clock. Runs came t...
Irri[?] [?]a. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
Irri We Irvirn that Mr. I rather extensively for; Terrace, near Richmoi from the Hawkesburyj horizontal 1550 feet, j already been l&id in I and 3000 feet of i-inckj The pump used is one] driven by an 8 horsel 3500 gallons per houM for ourselves to-day, fl to all who have an inn ment, to do likewise.! mended for the entejjjf hope his example vflin HAWKESBURY BJ The following repc kindly furnished by Mayer Admitted Discharged Remaining in Ho Remaining in As] , Outdoor relief Total number on r Turner has gone in ition scheme on the le water is obtained levation of 250 feet, t of 3-inch pipe have ion with the work, 3 yet to be put down, [ye's special steam, >iler, and it delivers tend to see the work ivitation it extended the irrigation move rneris to be com ijg direction and we ved by others. LENT ASYLUM. .the past week is perinintendent, Mr* ^ 3 3 17 20 18 55 s books .
Irrigation in the [?]esbury Distric. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
Irrigation in the; The following appea HERALD ;-The ques prehensive scale the Mi luvial flats is receiving the district. It is pro] by building weirs aero Rivers, and the land t&lt; the entire agricultural Penrith to below Pitt 1 seasons have aroused aj landowners and tenant some means whereby I and the producing poi crea >eu. It is though rigatior trust," as am portmi workj will bei done bv a company, a An ; ,'itation is on fi Ha n ( ommon. It is been received from CI on a condition to be Mr. 13. Riciiards has eliect fro \ Mr. J. B. Chaffey i3 rot hers w Doakin s ig^ests that t to tiie Go /eminent, on acre be spert on it ill Windsor and Richmol supply free of char# favourable to giving t terms. esbury District. 3 SVDNEY MORNING Tigating on a com nd Hawkesbury al ittention throughout i conserve the water Nepean and Grose gated will comprise tending from above The continued dry lination amongst the i valley to attempt BS may be avoidedj bese rich lands in lecreation of an ...
CR[?] [?]T. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
CR To-day (Saturday) t Albions v. Emu Plains of the latter team. Tl Windsor Albion Club following players J Bowlin, J. Tebbutt, T A. Hannabus. F. Rod Nagle, A T ickerman, On Wednesday next Wine sor Oddfellows, v team of brethren at Ri An effort s being m to visit and play at N&lt; mas holidays. On Tuesday evenin} the r imbers of the W at th HawUesbury H&lt; -MissrsW. Dean (it Hani.abus, Rodda, E. ]. Dunstan, and J. C. amor it of preliminary with \nd the state of ' chaii nan expressed h! tions to the club. A Deal and Rodda for d clam lation. In retei was decided that the r cided that no one play than one li cal c)uo in hered to. In referenc cided that the club shi visiting teams. After gathering broke up. A match was played the second eleven of t representing'the Wind game was won by the 57 alid 51. Some di losing team failingrt0| t lrn match, Windsor played on the ground iresentatives of the e selected from the Dickson, Mellish, J. cock, F. Hannabus, Molloy, H. Marr,...
SPO[?] T[?] [?]NG. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
SPO] T The Queenslander ment that Mr. J. Gorir Folly, and Hester are &lt; at Brisbane, intends i colony for some monthi It is notified that en the Boxing Day Mee Racing Club must be tary, Post Office Hotel 8.30 on Saturday even! lonsible for the state hose horses Blarney, jjn the coming races ain in the northern irevents to be run at the Windsor Farm hands of the secre mond, not later than ;t.
The Sunday Stone. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
The Sunday Stone. In some of the coal-mining districts of England there is found a curious deposit, which the miners call" Sunday-stone." On examining a section of a piece of it, it is seen to consist of layers of stalagmitic matter regularly superimposed on each other, with this peculiarity, that after six stratas of a blackish hue there appears, with the utmost regularity, one stratum of pure white, then six more of the black with a seventh of the white, and so on through the entire thickness of the de posit. The explanation of this remarkable formation is easy. Down in the coalmine, water, filtrating through the limestone rooft, becomes highly impregnated with carbonate of lime. Dropping on the floor in a continual trickle, this forms a deposit. While the miners are at work the coal dust which pervades the atmosphere, mingling with the dropping water, imparts a blackish hue to the deposit. But when the Sunday comes round, and the mine is quiet, the water having nothing to sully i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
zzr WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT WHAT BACK ACHE, WARNER'S GRAVEL, RHEUMATISM, SAFE CURE NEURALGIA, HEAL) ACHE, CURES NERVOUSNESS, INDIGESTION. ^ JS* There is NO DOUBT of this great remedy's potency. 11 is NO NEW DISCOVERY UNKNOWN, and may hap WORTHLESS, but is familiar to the public for j^ears as the only reliable remedy for diseases of the Kidneys, Liver and stomach. To BE WELL, YOUR BLOOD MUST BE PURE, and it never can be pure if the Kidneys (the only blood purifying organs) are dis eased. DIZZINESS, AGUE, CURED WTITH DYSPEPSIA, DROPSY, WARNER'S BAD EY'ES, IMPOTENCY, SAFE CURE. FEMALE TROUBLES. Ask your friends and neighbours what WARNER'S SAFE CURE done for them. ITS RECORD IS BE YOND the RANGE of DOUBT. It has CURED THOUSANDS and we have the testimonials to prove our assertion. WARNER'S SAFE CURE will CURE YOU if yon will give it a CHANCE.
Richmond Literary and Debating Club. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
Richmond Literary and Debating Club. On Tuesday evening the last business meeting of the Session was held; the business being a mock Parliamentary Election. The meeting was open to the public and a considerable number of ladies were present. Mr. T. Walker, who presided, having explained the method of procedure, Mr. Klein of Yarramundi, and Mr. R. Buttsworth, Richmond, were nominated as fit and proper persons to re present this electorate in Parliament. Mr. Klein spoke first and in an able, eloquent, nnd witty speech expressed his views on many sub jects. declaring himself in favour of " Free Educa tion, irrigation, water-conservation, federation, cremation, member-remuneration, direct taxation" and a good many other " ations" which have slipped from our memory. The candidate after making the most specious promises, (ranging from tramway lines in bed-rooms, and fountains in back yards, to fat billets in the Civil Service) concluded with a brilliant peroration in which he flatteringly...
The Single Tax. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
The Single Tax. For the infomation of those who are not perfectly conversant with the aims of the Single Tax party, we give the following infomation from the pen of that " crazy poet," John Farrell. This party would impose an annual tax on the unim proved value of all land, which would be periodically increased, say every year or two, until the tax reached the point of taking over the whole of the value to the State. No leases or deeds need be inter fered with; everyone could continue to hold his land so long as he paid the tax. But no one could hold land idle; to pay the tax it would have to be put to its most productive use. In order to put it to much use labor would be in demand and wages would rise. It is not by the using of land, not by putting it to its best use, but by holding it out of its use of others, save at an extortionate rental, that poor struggling devils are forced out on the central wastes. Under land nationalisation there would soon be millions of acres of better ...
Windsor Police Court. (Before the Police Magistrate, and Flemming J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
Windsor Police Court. (Before the Police Magistrate, and Flemming J.P.) The Inspector of Nuisances v. Thomas Savage, riding on a footway; fined 5s, 7s 8d costs of court and allowance for attendance of two witnesses. Same v. Same, suffering a horse to stray in George-street. Fined 5s and 5s Gd costs of court, allowance to two witnesses. Same v. Thomas Primrose, unlawfully suffering a horse to stray in George-street. The defendant when called did not appear. The service of summons was duly proved, the case was then heard separate. Defend ant fined 5s. and 5s Gd costs, in default of payment 7daysgaol. (Before the Police Magistrate.) Henry Fleming, Protection, was dis charged, being well again.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
D. Is now showing a choice variety of NEW GOODS for the Christmas Season. MOSQUITO NETS, 72 to 120 inches wide, from 6|-d to is ud per yard. QUILTS in Honeycomb, Toilet, Grecian, Terry, &c., from 3s ud to 25s. Table-covers, Damasks, Sheet ings, Longcloths, Towels, &c», A SPLENDID ASSORTMENT. LACE CURTAINS, 2$, 3, 3$, and 4 yards long, from 3s 6d to 22s 6d. Cretonnes, Dimities, Tickings, Flannelettes, &c. Mattings, Floorcloths, all widths, at Mo«W;ite Prices. Ladies If yon really want a nice HAT or BONN'ET for Christmas, you cannot do better than inspect D. HOLLANDS CHOICE STOCK. Dress Materials In Zephyrs, Cashmeres, BeiV^s Prints, Drillettes, in all the new shades and designs. A Special Line of PLAIN and Striped ZEPHYRS at THREEPENCE per yard. Call and See Them. D. HOLLAND is showing the latest novelties in Ladies' Corsets, Parachutes, The Husband Beater, &lt;fco. Ladies' Underclothing. Baby Linen, Pinafores, Pelisses, Hoods, Tunics, &o. Men'...
The Flying Fox Pest. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
The Flying Fox Pest. Mr. R. Forrester writes Just a line to tell you that we went to the fox den, as arranged. There were twenty-three of us in all. Rain came on on Wednesday night; went to the den in the morning ; some of the party shot a few foxes, and then cleared for home, as the rain still continued mist ing. I and eight more of the " old brigade" stayed till Saturday morning, hoping the rain would clear, and give us a show at the foxes, but the weather getting heavier, we cleared for home, though very reluctantly, as we were all bent on a brush with the foxes ; but although baulked, we are not defeated. I and the " old contingent " are going to tackle them again about Tuesday week if the weather clears up. Fine soldiers the average Hawkesbury natives would make-can't stand water, not likely to stand fire, but can stand a deluge of whiskey.
Land Nationalisation. LECTURE BY MR. FRANK COTTON. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
Land Nationalisation. LECTURE BY MR. FRANK COTTON. On Thursday evening last a goodly number of townsmen assembled to hear Mr. Frank Cotton deliver a lecture on Land Nationalization, its prin ciples and aims. The Mayor of Windsor, Mr. F. . Mortley, was to have taken the chair, but at the ast moment he wrote excusing himself. In hisab sence, Mr. G. C. Johnson presided,and introduced Mr. Cotton to the audience. Mr. Cotton requested a fair hearing. He knew he had to deal with people who had preconceived ideas and strong prejudices, but he hoped even to convince them by the weight of argument in favour I of the scheme. He road the platform of the i league of New South Wales, the object of this j movement being :-i. To prevent any further ' alienation of the public estate ; 2. To abolish all j existing methods of taxation and to raise revenue by a tax upon land values only, In the course oi a lengthy address, Mr. Cotton pointed out many hard facts with reference to the alienation of the p...
The Illustrated Sydney News. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
The Illustrated Sydney News. We have received a copy of the last issiie of the ILLUSTRATED SYDNEY NEWS, an illus trated monthly, which has improved wonderfully since Mr. Horrocks assumed the proprietorship. The number to hand contains a large number of splendid illus trations, and a considerable amount of read able letterpress. A special feature is the " Centennial Aquatic Record," an almanack, which contains the pictures of the best Australian oarsmen, from Dick Green and Jim Punch down to the champion, Searle.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
Notice of Removal. Peter Fraser JEWELLER, &o., Begs to inform the Public that he has REMOVED to those Premises re cently occupied by FULLER & Co., opposite Pitt's New Buildings, GEORGE STREET, WINDSOR, Whilst making this announcement, P. F. desires to thank the public for past favours, and trusts in future to merit a continuance of the patronage hitherto accorded him. TO SUBSCRIBERS. OWN SUBSCRIBERS who do not _L receive their papers regularly each Friday Evening are requested to commu nicate at once with the Proprietor. Country subscribers will oblige by noti fying any delay which may occur and every occasion on which they fail to re ceive their papers. tff atchmaker AND A BULL IN A CHINA SHOP Would not create half so much HAYOC amongst the Stock as PETEB O'HABA Is just now doing at CHEA3PSIDE HOUSE. Every article in the Establishment REDUCED to such a Low Figure, FOR CASH, that they are simply being GIVEN AWAY. The list of prices will convince anyone, from the old ...
WINDSOR AND RICHMOND [?]a[?]tte. LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Windsor and Richmond Gazette — 8 December 1888
WINDSOR AND RICHMOND ©alette. ANT) GENERAL. SKITTLES, AC - On Wednesday we looked in upon Host Huggins, of the CaiTingtom Hotel, Bridgts street, and were shown over fcis recently com pleted .skittle-alley and shooting gallery. 1 he building is a long one and eminently suited for the purpose to which it has been put. It is well ventilated, &iceiy arranged, and, the skittles and guns are of the best character. Wii had a shot at the bulls-eye with one of the weapons, and struck a point about 3 feet distant-this was&lt;not the fault of the gan, but of our sight. Hie alley will be kept very seiect, and any person who wishes to spend a couple of hours pleasaiuly canrot do better than give Host Higgios a call. NEW STATION-FRY DECOT -We have to caO at tention to the nevhy established stationery depot, ? now open in Pilfti's Buildings, George street A i splendid assortment of Christmas cards is in stock, as well as all the requisites for a well-kept sta tionery establishment....