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[?] Front LIEUTENANT PRICE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
letters received by (he Bev. J, Howell Pf ice from his son, Lieutenant Price, who ia on active service :- ' Harrismith, O.r/.0., March 1st, I'.'02. My Dear Father anr.t Mother, - We are buck here again from Heiibroa after a 12 d*ye' drive, which has bees» very successful, resulting in the capture of over 700 Boers, and come CO or 70 killed and wounded. What is more it finished on Majuba Day, Cronje'e capture, and alf o my 21st birthday. We bid one or two exciting times. Of course we were all out on outpost, so you may imagine we had a wearying time, and yet some of them say I am fatter than ever on it all. Just after crossing the blockhouse line, Vrcde and Tafe'VKop, across which we had driven thc Boeney we came on some 200 of them, and they 'taptnred six of our men, and we killed this ¿had a little excitement on my own. I was again Staff Officer for the Colonel, and as vfe were passing through very rough coun- try, It was difficult to keep touch with the Nevr Zealanders, and he sen...
COLO. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
COLO. Mr. Editor,-I hope and truet that your newly-Btarted journal will receive a liberal share of support in the dis- trict ; not that I have any aversion to your newsy and readable contem- porary, but because I think there is ample room for two papers in a dis- trict like the Hawkesbury. Now for a few Colo items, just to give you a start. Mr. J. Eather and family have shifted to Lower Hawkesbury to reside. Several cases of oranges have already gone to market from Colo. I don't think they were over ripe, though. The river water is still very salty for about six miles up Colo, and rosi dents have had to sink wells in order tn obtain fresh water. Fish are very plentiful at present ia the river; but they are generally pretty quiet at night, and thus fisher- men seldom get decent hauls. Mr. P. Hennessy, of Kurrajong, is about to shift his 50 odd head of cattle from Tweedsdale paddock, owing to the scarcity of grass therein. Farmers are sowing wheat, barley, &c, for winter feed ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
VA.LUES! White Calico, at 3s 6d per dozen Unbleached Sheeting, 72-inch, at 10£d and ls. Twilled Sheeting, 80-inch, ls 2d. Grimwood Blankets ! BEST VALUE. i White Wool 6s lld, 8s lld, lOfl 6d. 12s 6d. 15s. ¿ -:-:-: Single Blankets, white, at 3s lld. Coloured Blankets, single, at 4s 3d. White Honeycomb Quilts, 3s lld, 4s lld, 5s lld. GRIMWOOD'S Men's Macintoshes, MADE TO ORDER, 21s. to 42s. Windsor ... Cash Stores A. GRIMWOOD, .GhE'OZRGKEl - STREET. A Beautiful.Display of ISEW SEASON DRESS GOODS and TRIMMINGS. Special Ranges-ia: -GaehmeteB, -Poplins, Satin -Cloths, -Frieses, Ripley Serges; and Tweeds. f Black and Navy Ripley Serges, from ls 3d to 3s 6d. Black Silk Figured Voiles, in 7-yard lengths^ French Figured Dress Goods from 2s lld per yard. Black Navy and Coloured. Diagonal Serges, all wool, special value at ls 6d per yard. Navy, Royal Purple, Terra, and Brown double-width Bengalenes at ls 3d. A Splendid Assortment of Applique and Sequinned Trim- mings, Black Sequin and. Appliqu...
MILITARY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
^»^^r^^^ various mültoxywp» ' in the district HAWKBSBUBT BQPADBOJ.- OF LAHOBES. Richmond and Windsor Half-sguadronB assemble at their respective headquarters on the following dates : Date Parade Arms May 3 Half day Lance only May IO Whole day Lance and carbine May 17 Half day Lance only May 24 Whole day Lance and carbine May 31 Half day Lance and sword Dress for half day parades, drill order, with plumes. Dress for whole days, service marching order, no plumes ; but haversacks, water bottles, mess tins, and horse feeds will be carried. Lunch will be provided. Khaki will not be worn until further orders. Members are urged to attend every parade, and thus secure the efficiency money for year ending 30th June, 1902. Members are warned against being late on parade. " A " WINDSOR COY, 3RD INFTV. REGT. May 3, Half day parade May 10, Half day parade May 17, Half day parade May 21, Half day parade May 81, Whole day parade Dress : Drill order. "D" RICHMOND COY., 3RD INKTV. REGT. May 3, Half ...
WEBB'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
WEBB'S CREEK. Mr. D. O'Brien, of Leet's Vale, has purchased a handsome sulky pony. Mrs. W. and Miss A. Douglass, of Sydney, are on a viBit to their parents at Webb's Creek. Mr. W. Bose sent away about one hundred railway sleepers to Brooklyn 'da week. They are as fine a lot as ort? would wish to see. Large quantities of jam melons are being shipped away to market from the Macdonald River, and are good property just now. Mr. A. Jones is making rapid pro- gress with Mr. C. Douglass's new house. It will be quite an ornament to the Creek when finished. Mr. D. Books killed a death, adder last week measuring 27 inches in length. The reptile was handed over to Dr. PieBley, who has it preserved in spirits. There is every likelihood of a match being made, for £25 aside, between Mr. A. Bose's Elsie and Mr, J. Bose's GOBO (late Cronje), with 8st. in the saddle. Mr. B. ti. Books journeyed to Laguna to a pigeon match last week. He missed the £20 prize, but won a good 6weep. He is a really good s...
A SPLENDID TARGET. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
A SPLENDID TARGET. The above is Staff-Sergeant Major Duke's ("A" Windsor Company) target at the Windsor rifle range on Wednesday, 23id ultimo, . Out ot ten shots, at TOO yards, he put in eight bull's-eyes and two centres. Mr, W. Smart, our new baker, was for seven years secretary of the Murrumburrah Bille Club, and also of the Reservists for seven years. He is a good rifle shot, and should be an acquisition to the W.C.B. Club.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
TENDERS. ABB invited and will be received by the Undersigned np to 8AT0BD \Y. 17TH MAT, for the purohase of CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL LAND, situate in Bridge-street, Windsor. Further particulars, apply to Windsor, A BERCKELMAN, 1st May, 1902. Hon Secretary. To Ml Whom ll may Concern. IHEREBY notify that no person has any authority from me to sign my name to any DEED, DOCUMENT, INSTRUMENT, LEFTER, WRITING, or PRINTING, and I hereby revoke any authority I may have, Windsor School of Arts. Amateur DramaticClub -WILL PRODUCE - ÍI22 Eonor Bound" &lt; j \ -AND - &lt;Zci 012 parle Français/ * -OK - WEDNESDAY NEXT, MAY 7, In aid of thc FUNDS of the WINDSOR SCHOOL OF ARTS. MUSICAL INTERLUDE. G. MCCAULEY, Hon. Sec. - GRAND SHOW BALL - WILL BE HELD OS - Friday, May 16, 1902 (Middle Night of the H.D.A.A. Show) In the UNION HALL, WINDSOR 9* Bavarian Brass Band, with twelve per- formers, engaged. First-class refreshments provided. Dancing commenced at 8.30. Double Tickets, 5s. r ? ...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
MARKETS. This morning : -At the Redfern auction salea limited supplies of forage wereoflered. Ko prime ehaff was forwari ; for medium samples values were easier at 4/11 to 6/, while medium quiliti s went at 4/4 to 4/10. Better pt ices ruled for oaten hay; prime samples bad ready sale at 6s 4d, while me- dium qualities were easily placed at 6s 6d. Demand for lucerne was firmer, and the five trucks offered realised higher prices, Prime samples in medium bales had good attention at 6s 4d to 6s 9d ; medium qualities in large bales were quitted at 6/ to 6/1. All varieties of Btraw wera easier. Prime samples of oaten went at 3/1, wheaten and rye at 3/6. Derrick pressed bales were bard to place at 8s 6d. A consignment of prime cbickwheat found a buyer at 4s 2Jd, Medium-sized pumpkks were in good demand at Ss 7d, while small, inferior samples were cleared at ls 2d. Pigs.-Best porkers made 28/-, extra 82/-, good from 23/6, light from 16/- ; others lower. Calves.-Prime heavy yearlings made fr...
The Hawkesbury Herald. WINDSOR, THURSDAY, MAY 1, 1902. A NECESSITY OF THE TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
WINDSOR, TBUBSDAXj. MAY JL, 190^ A NECESSITY OF THE TIME Although we read in the metro politan daily papers such phrases a " no case yesterday," " yesterday ; clean day," and so on, it is only to apparent-close our eyes to it as w&lt; will-that the plague has come t&lt; stay. There are those who go th&lt; length of asserting-and they Lav much to support them-that th« scourge is nothing new in Sydney although it is only of late that atten tion has been directed to it. Hei e tofore, they say, the doctors an«: sanitary authorities treated it ai something else. Certainly then have been always rats in the city and it is unlikely that they hav&lt; developed the bubonic disease foi the first time within the past few months. The probability is thal they have had the disease in tht same virulent form 6ince th« establishment of the settlement by Governor Phillip, for it is a fair pre- sumption that the rodents wer« introduced by the first and subse- quent fleet...
A NEW TRADING BOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
A NEW TRADING BOAT. The sailing boat "Bluebell," with Mr. Charlie Collina as skipper, cast anchor for the first time at Windsor wharf last week, and will In future take up the river trade between Central Colo and Windsor. The Skipper is well known on the rirer and its tributaries, having for many years held the position of engineer on the S.8. St. Albans. In years gone by a dozen boats plied between Windsor and Colo, and did well ; and to-day there is a lot to be done with a suitable craft, and proper management. Once more the dog-poisoning fiend has ween at work in Windsor, and several people hVye been deprived of their valued pets. ./Messrs. Capltt Brothers have the contract gor building a brick cottage for Mrs. Lawson Imanage Mr. Ormiston*! ' pharmacy I' Our best wishes go with him. P.S.-Please call at Harry Bowman's, «nd be fitted for a coat.* The Bev. J. W. Winspear preachei his ; first sermon in the circuit, at the Windsor Methodist Church on Sunday morning last to a fairly la...
The Show. BIG SUCCESS ANTICIPATED. 2,600 ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
--- 1 The Show. BIG SUCCESS ANTICIPATED. _ * ¡2,600 ENTRIES. f The Hawkesbury District jAgri cultural Association's annual ;exhi bition, to be held on 15th, 16th*, and 17th instant (Thursday, Friday and Saturday), bids fair, in spite of the bad season, to be very successful. I The entries compare favourably with previous years. Up to yester- day afternoon there were 2,500 in ; , by the time the cataloguing is 'done the number is estimated to reach 2,600. 1 All classes have been well filled. The trotting contest has a splendid lot of nominations, including] such goers as Huon Prince, Uranus, Claredo, Lord Jersey, Amiably &c. The hunting contest also ças a splendid lot of animals. J There are also good entries fdr the j sheep dog trial. ¡ j Several new features have ibeen ! introduced into the show this War, j both in the hunting and other com- petitive sections. These will add to its attractiveness. j The energetic and model secretary (Mr. C. S. Guest), assisted, as isual, by...
CORPORAL LEZEZZY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
CORPORVL LEZ EZZY. The following arc a few extracts taken from a letter written to Mr. R. H. Forrester, of Grose Vale, by Corporal Lr z Ezzy, who is now serving with the 2nd Scotch Horse : " Vriheid, 11-3 02. Dfar Bob,-Just a few lines to say I am in tho land of the living, but T must say I was nearly a " goner" yes- terday, for we had a sorape with some Boers We left Vriheid about 8 a,m. on the morn- ing of the 9th, anti camped at Botba's ramp about nine miles ont. Wc saw the Boers crossing the next kopje about three miles off at 6 a.m. next day, and trekked after them, the ticottis» Horse forming thc advance party. After aa hour or two we came on to Louis Botha's farm, where the Boers cimped for the night. After a gallop of six miles we overtook their rear guard, and had a go in for an hour and a half, finally driving them back. We had no officer with us, so the sergeant-major led us into action. After the firing slatted the sergeant-major made for a kraal for cover, and on his ar...
The Great O'Sullivan. (For the "Herald.") [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
The Great O'Sullivan. " (For the .« Herald.") "It has been decided that the sum of «800 be expended in renovating Richmond j Bridge, instead of building a new structure, which would cost £40,000."-Daily paper. One day there came to Richmond town a j florid man, and stout ; AI swell-cut Buitjof decent black, bis figure fnoje» we1i;fllled|out. Upon bis bead a nail-can hat, a 'brella in ¡ . his hand, ? And he was puffing at a " smoke, one ol the choicest brand. Be was a well-groomed visitor, ,¡8 genial sort of man Ufa less a person than the Great-The Great O'Sulli-van 1 , The Richmond people feted him-they' shouted drink and meat ; They shook his willing hand and asked the Nabob what he'd eat. They knew he had an appetite-for politi cians all Are ready on a well-spread board at any timé lo fallí (They had-toask some favors, so before the , . issy bogan,; ,. -, . ,'Vi y's Tney' thought?" it meet to treat him well . The Great O'Sulliran 1) \, - And. 'then they drove the Democrat-tlc ;i» ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
GÜEST AND ' SKUTHORP, AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, Í STOCK AND STATION AGENTS. Offices: RICHMOND & NORM RICHMOND. Have for Private Sale_^ Brick Cottage, Windsor-street, Richmond, £450 80 acres Blaxlands Bidge, Cottage, Sheds, 5 acres young citrus trees, £175 26 acres choice farm, Richmond Lowlands, £1,050 40 acres Orchard Land, North Richmond, £150 60 acres River Farm, Lower Fortland 40 acres Land, Upper Colo, £40 106 acres CP. Land, Grose River, Cottage and Orchard, £150 / 50 acres, Bell's Line Road, Cottage, Small Orchard 19¿ acres Orangery, Grose Vale, very choice, £250 1280 acres Freehold, Kurrajong 2560 acres Freehold, Kurrajong 41 acres Orchard and Building Land, Kurrajong, £75 5 Choice Blocks, German Paddock, £7 lCs per acre 1 ¿ acres Land, Richmond 3 Allotments, East Richmond . 40 acres CP , Blaxlands Ridge 160 acreB Orangery, Kurrajong, highly improved, £6000 60 acres do do improved, £1000 120 acres Forest, Londonderry .' 140 acres Forest, Currency Creek 180 acres Forest, ...
A WINDSOR "BOY." [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
A WINDSOR " BOF." Slr. Hiram Bowthorn, son of Mr. J. T. ' Bowthorn, of Windsor, after two fears service 1 as post and telegraph master at Carcoar, has been promoted to Mast Balmain, one of the most important offices outside the city. Mr. Bowthorn is an old servant, having put in over twenty years ia various offices in the State, and we are pleased to see that at last the Department recognises his faithful , services in a substantial manner. Mr. Bowthorn first joined the civil service at Windsor, and was afterwards stationed at Lambing Flat, Braidwood, Lambton, and Carcoar respectively, and at each place he and his family were highly esteemed.
KURRAJONG. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
KURRAJONG. i Messrs. Wilson Brothers have made an ex- cellent job of the catting and metalling con- tract at the old stone school house. Babbits are getting very plentiful in many parts of Kurrajong, and, in spite of the wholesale slaughter, " still they come." Mn. John Dunstan, of " Warren Ave," Grose Vale, is spending a holiday with ber daughter, Mrs. Middleton, at St. Albans. Mr. A. C. M. Bowman is having a new cottage erected on the property where the recent fire took place and destroyed the former building. Archbishop Kelly will visit Kurrajong on Saturday morning next, and will administer confirmation to a number of candidates at the B.C. Church. We are pleased to know the £300 sanc- tioned for repairing the bridge at North Bichmond does not mean that we are to be done out of the new bridge. Messrs. Simpson and Holdsworth are, we understand, in treaty with a Kurrajong land- owner for the purchase of an allotment on which to build a branch «tore. Mr. John Dunstan, of Grose Vale...
THE LOCAL MEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
THE LOCAL MEMBER. i With a view of keeping State members folly advised as to matters of general and [ local importance as regards public works ' in tbeir electorates, the Minister for Works has decided that in future all commuâtes tions addressed to the department on these subject are to be replied to through the mem ; bers concerned, whether presented by them or not. This procedure will not apply to communications sent direct by private in- dividuals on matters of a private or personal nature, in which cases the departmental re- plies will be a'dressed to the writers. Mr. O'Sullivan ¡B of opinion, that as memoirs of Parliament are the duly elected reprcenati ves of th'lpeople, it is,only due to their position that they should be kept in.touch with mattera affecting the electorates they repre- sent, so far as his department is concerned.
Mu[?]grave and Vineyard Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 May 1902
> A meeting «I the above Association 9 waa held on Tuesday evening, April I 22nd, at the residence of Mr. 0. J. E. i Forssberg, when tho following mern l hers were present,-Messrs. 0. J. E. : Forssberg (president, in the chair), * A. White, H. Gosper, T. Hancock, F. > Foster, H. Jones, Wm. Farrell, Robert Strachan, and J..=Gray (secretary). An apology was received from Arthur Blacket for non-attendance. The minutes of ¿the last meeting were read and confirmed. An account for 2/9 for writing material and post- age was handed in by the secretary. Proposed by Mr. F. Foster, second- ed by Mr.T. Hancock, and carried- ; " That the account be paid." A letter of thanks from Mr. Wm. Moses, senr., was réad and received. A letter with memorial enclosed, also post card, was read from the Blackheath Progress Committee. After considerable discussion it was proposed by Mr. A. White, seconded by Mr. H. Jones and carried-"That the matter be held over to next meet- ing to enable members to stud...