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WINDSOR LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
WINDSOR B Y AND SOCIETY DE Thc usual waej^aeeäng of the Windsor Literary and S^^ng Society Was held at the School of ilri^ tuesday night. There was a good aifettowS*» of members, and the President (li&ipg|f¿ Paine} occupied the chair. The iut-alfprffial business was trans aeted, after ~«nl^^» jbasfaess of the even- ing, a deba^ onQ^ question of cremation versus the pres*ñ|^tte*a of burial, was in- troduced ry tbeffitemier. Mr. Kettleship, who affirmed ,** loematkm should super- sede the present w|tem of bnriaL" He was supported "by'..|WÍSSt..¿ Clothier, Simpson, ; Richardson, Mw^opory, and Ashby. For the Oprx)sition iäesB». McCauley, Broome, 6. 8. GreenweB|||Bd Lane spoke. The result of the &lt;iebftw!r*B in favor of the Min- ] istry on the sho^Ä hands. The matter of j an inter-dub dewte with a team from the ] Sydney School tbfspjk was brought forward, j but membera weg; 1^ nnanimoos with je- j gard to the mattes, jpd -the question was i eventually left-in^yaace. On ...
WISEMAN'S FERRY. (From our own Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
WISEMAN'S FERRÎ. I (From oar own Oorrespondent). The Progress Committee are agitating for a daily mail to Wisemans Ferry, Fish are plentiful in the river jost now, some good hauls having been made daring the week. Mr. Hatte, of Windsor, paid our pretty little village a visit last Friday. It is ru monred that he is to open a branch at St. Albans. .Mr. Scrivener, surveyor, has*his camp at Webbie Creek, and is surveying a new line of roan leading to tha brJJgc Wfa,V,h f~ r-.-. of erection. . The Wiseman's Ferry cricket club should go ahead this season. Mr. Kelly, the ener- getic secretary got a turnout of first class cricketing materials last week. Mr. Bourke and party, from Singleton, paid a visit to Wiseman s Ferry last week, and spoke very highly of the scenery around here, and also of the accommodation at the hotel. The frost of last week did a great deal of damage to the melon and pumpkin crops. Several energetic farmers got up before sun- rise and washed the frost off with water,...
ODDFELUOWSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
ODDFELUOWSHIP. The quarterly /înancial meeting of the Loyal Prince of Jeales Lodge, I.O.O.F., M.U., was held in/ile Lodge-room on Mon- day night last, fit». Ooo. Pye; S.O., in the chair. There wâii» good attendance of members. The Fftahcial Secretary, Sro. T. Lobb, read the hraaos-sheet and auditor's report for the Ajuster ended September 30th, 1899, which shiped that contributions amounting io £18f §B Sd had been received during that «erJooTS &128 4s has. been paid to Bick mera berg ahA other exQgnsed for the "rriswwjr, ieayiagy«V ,^waiE~«iaUuice,*vlf £66 6s Sd to add to *^*§i?,m-; ,n the banks, which amounts to *2»r§2ß 2d. There were eight new members initiated, bringing the total membership sp Ito 160.- P.O. Bro. P. Mottram was piesfnt from Petersham. P.O. Bro. J. Boss inrtafled the following officers for the ensuingUrlm :-P G. Bro. J. Chand- ler, N G. ; Bro.§. fitt, V.O. ; Bro. J. Gosper, E. Sec. ; Bra. Pye, P.N.G. Bros. W. Slaughter and fi^Lane favored the Lodge with so...
MARSDEN PARK. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
MARSDEN PARK (From our own Correspondent.) Oar local storekeeper. Mr. Sonickson, in- tends building a hall shortly on his premises. It will supply a long felt want. ! Mrs. Howliflon, a late resident of this dis trict, was married a sharl time ago to Mr. Harry Provest, of Wahroonga. The members of the Mission Hall held their annual tea-meeting on October 2nd (Eight-hour Day), and it proved a great success, both socially and financially. Mr. Fuller, a representative from the " Sydney Morning Herald," has appointed Mr. Lawson agent for that paper and the «. Sydney Mail" at Marsden Park. Mr. Felton has taken up a selection here, and intends going in extensively for general farming. He will prove a great acquisition 4» the district. Mr. Milne is at present erecting a dwel- ling for Mr. Mallín, of Wellington. Mr. Milne always executes his work with great skill, hence it is not surprising that his ser- vices are sometimes required many miles away from home. Mr. George Holden, who was so se...
McGrath's Hill Races. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
McGrath's Hill Races. ..' The above races were favored with splendid weatharjonSaturday after- noon last, and-ev*?rvthing passed off satisfactorily. Th^ following officers were on ohily- dmra^ theafternoon :- j Judge, Mr. Bg^eton j starter, Mr. T. Maguire, s«nfe^clerk'of the course and scales, Mrr^iKMaguire, junr. Subjoined are $b|^avents which took place:- -'--?tL?'' PoBTJiäär's Punas. Mason's Moré^lÊ \ ' 1 Faller's Foreil; Men . 2 .' Pearce's M^öfiette .. 1 Clarke's Pe^^feana : ~; 2 Tbis event Va¿&an ófE twice ; the first time Cullen^p^biErviDñ ran into second place,, hj|$^ no race, it was*rnjri ä^ ^aln, with the above result. ;"; '^f*^. McGfiATrfs |r^^ HÄSDICAP. Stewa^s.H¿É^:i-í^'": - ? -1 FuUer's Forset Cfeeen ... 2 Skinner's St. Ai tajjr .. 1 Maloney's Oreej ir...*. " . ,, 2 Two bookmaker |*f6ie present, bat very little betting ^indulged ia.
WINDSOR V. RIVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
WINDSOR ^^pÉESTONE. ?? 'j For^the McGuire Myers 16, M riot out. On^ and W. Hiäts to reach, do match M. torwood 21, McGuire l l de Chandler e only ones Sherwood, Myers, S. McGuire «ad Mr McGuire bowled best for the winners, and Bow- man for tho losefa£vîïie latter doing the "hat trick*/* *§PöUowing are the) seores :- . ' JL W3MDSOE~«ST IRSINGS. : Bowman, l.b.w.,'b||heiwbpd i, 0 Chandler, e McGufl â, b Sherwood 15 Callaghan, Lb. w.,% Sherwood .. 0 Brancker, b S. Mcguire .. .. 2 Day, stumped, b Sherwood ., 0 Hull, b S. McGuire .. .. . .. 0 Boss, c Mason,JÈTÎherwood .. ó WatHng, b S, Mctónpe . .&lt;. 0 Alderton, h S^mSn'' : >. .. 4 Ward, run out -A^ .. .. 6 Eather not ^g&f|g«i . 0 SundriesF-As:'_v_. Í2 Total 'l 'pz}*' .« .# 89 Sherwood, cpnmcfcar, b O. Cal-. lagh^$';iÖfe ... ¿. I 21 M. McGuir|*e^^3btBowman 3Í Myers, cHull,Î?B^hman.... .. 16 S. McGuire^ cG>dl|ghan, b Bow- man ,v--¿¿,^ ».^^. - 2 O. McQñii^fa^n^k.;.'-: .. .. ll Fletcher, b H. Bowman . .. ... 0 Wiggins...
MILITARY V. PARK VILLA. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
MiLmvjnr^ÉEK YILLA.. In the above mj tea,^ of the score of 283, Stubbs ' contributed 86, Tuckerman 46, BON KS 44, Janies 42, Aspery (not out) ! I anoVBarber (not out) : 23. Ail *: these . players gare several cha tees, and had it not beenlfdr the wretchedly bad field- ing of the Militar ' team, the score would not have bei a. one-third of what it is at present. - Following are the Stubbs, >B.í -- BookB, b Äf £L Tucksimani _a James, c B . Eatíí J. Âspery, not on) Mitchell, c fi F. Barber, not o Sundries Total for 6 rMpDoy' . . bG.Haggar 86 44 46 42 34 0 23 8 283
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
CMOOT. Hie cricket seaE commenced in the when the first Competition was weather favored t some very big scoij by several of tis The Windsor teal? Ulverstone on the ceived a severe def [-by an innings Villa -olaying CC. on tne> MaeW scored 283 forl&V which looks like; are in for a bad The "Parks" d&lt; any weaker, for leaves the club soft, and .-unless of 1899-1900 Set on Saturday, in" the Union d. Glorious pening day, and were knocked up mpeting teams, playing against latter's wicket re ,t, hoing; beaten 8 runs. Park it the Military :e-street wicket of five wickets, the latter team. next-;Satur3ay. em to havë got in,asl.one man substituted by another, equally aflgood. The bowl- ing of the MilinSy team was very tiie batting team close their innings lhere is every like- lihood of the Milifc jy team putting in another ^afternoon y leather hunting when the match ii resumed. Wind- sor Club showed; sad -batting form against Biverstone Who are this year one of the etron ...
FREEMAN'S REACH. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
FREEMAN'S REACH. (From oar own correspondent. ) t - , ? i Mr. D. Batter has removed his house 1 from the Beach to the highlands to get oat ' of flood reach. 5 The yoong stone fruit is so thick on the , trees around here that the orchardists pre- dict that unless a large proportion bjow off the fruit will be very small. t Mr. W. Brewer has one of the best and \ earliest crops of potatoes in the district. * Mr. Frank Wood has also a fine crop on the , adjoining farm. * The recent frost did a lot of damage to i the melon and pumpkin crops in the district. 1 Mr. J. Cannon lost a good lot of healthy 1 vines. &lt; During the past week every farmer on the : Beach could be seen toiling on their farms, * getting ready for planting. Not one half of the maize is yet planted on account of the recent flood being over a large proportion of the land. \
Moderator's Visit. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
Moderator's Visit. «The Eight Beratend the Moderator of the , General Assembly of th» Presbyterian Church of New South Wales will arrive in Bichmond by the afternaon train on Saturday, the 21st October, and will be welcomed by Ber. Dr. Cameron and representative citizens at a garden party at ** Ynelbar." The Mayor and several of the Aldermen have signified their intention of being present. On Sunday, 22nd, Bev. W. M. DilUMacky will preach at the annual flower service of the Presbyterian Char eh, and hold a Boy's Brigade Church Parade. He will also preach at Kurrajong.
RICHMOND. (From our own correspondent.) Boys' Brigade. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
RICHMOND. (From our own correspondent.) Boys' Brigade. P. D. McCormick, Esq., of Waverley, Syd- ney, gave a most interesting account of ** A Trip Home on board a P. and O. Liner," under the auspices of the 6.B. at Sichmond on Friday and at Karrajong on Monday. The fund for taking the Boys to Sydney for the annual inspection on Prince of Wales' Birthday benefitted by £1 13s 6d. The Bigbtj Reverend the Moderator of the Pres- byterian Assembly, Rev. W. M. Dill-Macky, .Scots' Church, Sydney, visits Richmond next month, and will conduct the annual flower service of the Sunday-school, and also present cards of membership to the Rich- mond and Kurrajong Boys' Brigade. The Boys will parade at il- a.m. at Richmond, ;and 3*30 p.m. at Kurrajong Heights Presby- terian Church. Last Wednesday there was a good muster and the boys did so well that Sergeant Major Sullivan complimented them highly. This was particularly pleasing to the Cap- tain, the Rev. Mr. Fergusson, as he has be- fore him the hon...
Tennis Match. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
Temjp Match. The return mate . between the Freeman's Beach and the Wis Isar Public School tennis clubs eventuated ol Saturday afternoon last on the latter's cooli. The result was again a win for the Publi School players, but the visitors must jcertai ily be complimented on the marked ünprot entent in their play as , contrasted with tba > of the previous match. Afternoon tea was elegantly served on the , grounds by the pub ic school ladies, and was eagerly disposed cf hy the members of both . teams. Mr. G. Clotl^ afterwards expressed the gratification of ' hs visitors at the cordial ' manner in which th y had been entertained. ! Mr. S. Nettleship b iefly responded. ' The results were i B follow : Mr. E. NetÜeshm and Miss Sutherland y. I Mr. G. Clothier aaa Hiss E. Greentree, 6-1. i Mr. C. E. Broome and Miss Macintosh v. f Mr. E. Nicholls «nd Hiss A. Smith, 6-2. ] Mr. H. E. Ashby md Hiss Macintosh v. ] Mr. G. Graham and Hiss Nicholls, 6-0. Mr. F. JohnstonsfcdMiss.Eva Gosper v. . Mr...
A Large Contract. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
A Large Contract. Messrs. H. J. Wholohan and McMahon are making great headway with the contract of supplying sleepers to the -local railway yard. Something like 12,000 gum and iron- bark sleepers have already been supplied for Bullock Island, and another 12,000 have to be got for the Great Western railway Une and the electric tram line. The sleepers are a splendid specimen ol Kurrajong wood, and competent judges have passed the opinion that these sleepers are as good as any they have ever seen.
A Grand Concert [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
A Grand Concert The concert promoted by the Ber. Father O'Brien in aid of the concert fund, which takes place at the School of Arts, on Tuesday evening next promises to eclipse anything of its kind ever held in Bichmond. The fact of each brilliant artists as Miss Millie Wynne, Miss Maud Dalrymple being present should be sufficient to ensure a bumper house, be- sides the many other well-known vocalists who have promised to assist. Those wishing to see a good concert should not miss this opportunity.
Conversational Quotations. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
Conversational Quotations. Some of those phrases which by con- stant use have become incorporated in our mother-tongue, whose origin some of us might not be able to indicate off- hand, or which by popular error have been wrongly assigned to this or that writer, are the subject of an article in " Chambers's Journal," from the pen of Mr. Charles Hussey. For instance, Sam Weller did not ori- ginate the expression "Wheels within wheels," as many suppose ; he used it, truly, but the idea is from the Bible (Ezekiel x. 10). Another Biblical expression, which would hardly be recognised as such at first sight is "The skin of my teeth" (Job, xix. 20). We are indebted to Cervantes for the proverb " Honesty is the best policy," while the familiar phrase " Diamond cut diamond" is due to Ford, the author of " The Lover's Melancholy." Although Sheridan's well-known cha- racter Mrs. Malaprop did " own the soft impeachment" we must credit Shaks peare with the origin of the saying that " comparisons ...
THE FAULT OF THE OWNER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
THE FAULT OF THE OWNER. ; Io Ireland recently a quarrel had i taken place at a fair, and a culprit was being sentenced for man- slaughter. The doctor, however, had given evidence to show that1 the victim's skull was abnormally I thin. j The prisoner, on being asked if j he had anything to say for himself, j replied : .No, yer honour; but I would j ask, was that a skull for a man to j go to a fair wid ?' j
Four Thousand Degrees Above Zero. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
Fear Theasand Degrees Above Zero. If the claims that are made for the invention are well founded, there has been discovered a means of producing a degree of heat vastly more intense than ever was pro- duced through human agency before. While details of the in- vention are being kept secret, it is learned that the process consists in the use of kerosene oil and steam in such a way as to produce a temperature of about 4,000 degrees at a very slight expense. So in- tense is this heat that it melts platinum and carbon with ease, and even magnesia, considered one of the hardest substance to fuse, is melted almost as quickly. Ordinary iron and steel burn like paper in the fierce blast, and samples of fire brick that were be- lieved to be absolutely incombus- tible have been melted to lumps of earthenware by its means. Women are truly more religious than men. Look at the way they kiss their enemies.
RAISING THE FINE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 October 1899
RAISING THE FINE. âs M We IM.«'« caruiu Gluuccsterabüe town that all showmen, itinerant readers, and organ-grinders muai have a license before doing business. One day a Fat policeman who bad been six months in the force without doing any- thing thought that it was quite time he arrested somebody. Soon afterwards along came an Italian with a bear. " Eave y er got yer Ucease F " asked the policeman. " No," said Ute exhibitor of the bear. " Then yer my prisoner, " said tke policemai.. And he triumphantly marched off with them to the station-blaine, be leading the Italian aad the Italian leading the bear. When arraigned before the magistrate, the Italian pleaded guilty, and the magistrate gav« bim a most severe and thrilling lecture on the enormity of bis offence, ending by fining him £2, the full penalty provided. The culprit had a lot of small change ia bis pocket, but (it being mostly pennies) it only counted up to thirty shillings. For a few me- rn ents the magistrate was in a quand...