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A Trip to the Laqd of the Rising Sun. (For the "Herald.") XVIII. NIKKO. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
A Trip to tije Laqd of tile Rising Sun. [BY J. li. MITCHELL ] (Por the « Herald.") XVIII. NIKKO. After resting a couple of days, after our long train journey, we started en route to famous Nikko, per Japáh Railway Co.'s line-the oldest railroad in Japan. The jour- ney to this renowned place-is 100 miles distant from Tokyo, and took us 5| hours to accomplish. The last part of the trip, however, gare us a foretaste of the beauties we had come to see, in the vast avenues of oryptomerios alongside which the train- traverses for miles before reaching Nikko. The first impres- sion I received of tim world-famed district amply fulfilled its reputation, and the description I am about to give must fall short of the reality of its exquisite situation and transcen- dental beauty. Nature has cast her riches here with lavish hand, and the Japanese have known how to enhance its loveliness, with the assis- tance of their undoubted artistic taste. The temples of Nikko are the richeBt in Japan, both ...
THROUGH SOUTH AFRICA. A Trek with the, 2nd Regt. N.S.W. Mounted Rifles. VI [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
THROUGH FOÜTH AFRlcL A Trek with the, 2nd Regt. N.S.W. Mounted Rifles. (By TROOPER G. P. MORTIMER, OF RICHMOND.) VI. For two dayB the troops were allowed the utmost liberty in Pre- toria, during which time they took the opportunity of visiting the most noteworthy places in the town. Amongst the places of interest, were the Raadzaat-where. the Transvaal Government used to meet-the Palace of Justice, which is now used by the Government officials ; the Presidency where ex-President Kruger resided, and which is now the head quarters of the South African Constabulary ; the Upper Church, in which the ex-President frequently preached ; the Stoat's Museum and Zoological gardens." The splendid buildings erected for the Staat artillery are acknowledged to be the finest in the world. Mar- tial law was strictly enforced, and the town swarmed with secret police. The- inhabitante knew very little-of the doings of the army, and when our column arrived a great many persons were eager t^ know of rec...
Windsor Civilian Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
Windsor Civilian Rifle Club. ' _ i The third prize shooting for Sep- tember quarter in connection with the Windsor Civilian Rifle Club took place on Wednesday afternoon under very adverse conditions. À fierce gale was blowing, and thus militated against good scoring. Following are the scores : 500yds 600yds Tl. E. Dyer. 28 29 57 A. Farlow . 28 28 66 W. Mortley . 31 25 66 J. Eagles. 27 27 54 J. Holl. 29 24 53 W. Boxhall ... ... 29 22 61 W. Campbell . 23 22 60 E. Sandoz . 19 31 60 W. I. Perry . 25 23 48 F. Mortley . 25 23 48 W. Moses . 21 21 48 Other scores were-J. Chandler 42, J. Ward 40, B. Byan 40, J. Hibbert 40, A. Stearn 38, W. Moses, sen. 36, G. Daria SB, q Obsater 31, W, Liniley 31._
Windsor Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
-'-WT Windsor Progress Associa- tion. The adjourned general meeting of j the above was held on Monday night, in the School ;ipf Arts. The one previously called-had lapsed for want of a quorum ; and on account of strong counter attractions it was not till a late hour that a Quorum was obtained on Monday night. There were present -Messrs. G, tif|Greenwell (voted to the chair), J. H^löome, A. D. Fow- ler, 0. Ches||||Ä. I. Perry, G. McCauley, C. Faessberg, T. Hancock, W. 0. Barker M^retary), and Fred. Fitzpatrick (asaifi^nt secretary). Apologies wii^fitde for Mr. J. B. Johnston (pres^^t), who was away _ from town ; MrRÍ¡PW. Collison (trea- surer), also awajfÄ F, Campbell, ill ; and Kev. A. DanJ|. Rev. Dandy ^mpétb say he found he had not timejsfókttend the meet- ings, and wisbÍwpSÍ©BÍgn. conveying their sincere th|ifiks:f or the Associa- tion's "kind sympathy in their great j trouble. .*.!.»*»; A letter was alé) wad from Mr. A. Griffith, M.P,/ enclosing a copy of the j Savings Bank Amen...
Windsor School off Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
? tl Windsor School off Arts. * 8 A committee meeting of the Wind- sor Sohool of Arts was held on Wed- nesday evening. Dr.J3allaghan, J.P., occupied the chair, and there was a good attendance. The matter of the ground adjoining the building was discussed. It was ultimately left in the hands of the secretary to interview the Member for the district, with a view of asking the Minister for Lands to resume the land, and dedicate it to the institution. It was resolved to hold a challenge whist party as soon the present tournament was finished. The committee granted the use of the hall-free of charge-to the ''Trial by Jury" company to hold a social evening.
[?] P. A. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
ÀiBjTOciai |îeëting of the above was held on Wednesday week, st the residence of Mr. J. Gray, for the. pur- pose of recommending two 'members as trustees for the recreation reserve. The chairman explained that Mr. B. Ball, M.L.A, had written asking the Association to name two additional trustees for the reserve. Proposed by Mr. A. White, seconded by Mr. H. Jones, and camed, that Mr. F. Foster be recommended as a trustee, Proposed by Mr. H. Jones, seconded by Mr. B. Strachan, and carried, that Mr. A. Blacket be recommended as a trustee. The secretary was instructed to for- ward the names to the Member for the district. The meeting then closed. At the conclusion of the above special meeting the ordinary was held, when the following members were present :- Messrs. C. J. E. "Pom-berg (president), F Foster, R. Strachan, H. Jones, W. Farrell, A. Blacket, C. Honeman, A. White, J. Gray. A letter was read from the Govern ment astronomer, refusing to supply a rain guage, as there were already...
WINDSOR WHIST TOURNEY. First Round. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
WINDSOR WHIST TOURNEY* I First Bound. Hughes and Cobcroft beat Barker and Brown. Mayne aud Dick beat Chandler and Padley. J. H. Bloome and B. B. Walker b. A. Hannabus and J. Hull W. Ferry, and J. J. Paine b. J. i Lamond and A. Grimwood. W. Campbell and A. Banger b. F. Campbell and J Pendergast. A. Stearn and M. Wheeler b. W. Moses; sen., and W. H. Hull, F. Broughton and J. Ward b. B. Fowler and A. Greentree. B. Ward and T. Lobb got a forfeit. A. D. Fowler and G. Podmore a bye. Second Bound. R. B. Walker and J. H. Bloome b. D. Mayne and T. Lobb. W. Perry and G. Cobcroft b. Archie Hughes and W. Campbell. A. Banger and G. Podmore b. F. ' Broughton and Bruce Ward. J. Ward and J.Dick b. A. J. Stearn and M. Wheeler. 3. J. Paine and A D. Fowler a bye. Third Bound. J. Dick and J. H. Bloome beat A. B. Walker and J. Ward. A. D. Fowler and G. Podmore beat J. J. Paine and G. Cobcroft. W. I. Perry and A. Banger a bye. Final. The three pain left in, namely. Banger and Podmore, Dick ana Perry, Blo...
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
BILLIARDS. The third round of the billiard tournament at Richmond Behool of Arte has been drawn, with the follow- ing result :-Holdsworth (88 behind) v. F. Woodhill (receives 10), Foster (receives 10) v. Biddie (rewires 16), Stevenson (receives 85), v. Pritchard (receives 35). On Tuesday Holds played 0. Pitt (5 behind) and won. The prize, valued at one guinea, ii being presented by Mr. Holdsworth.
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. [We shall be pleased to receive every week from secretaries of clubs any items of interest for publication in this column.—Editor.] CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
[Wc shall Jue pleased to .receive every week;| from secretaries of clubs *uy fterns of interest ~ * fur publication in this rolon»D»-Editor,] CRICKET. I Windsor and Pitt Town dubs meet to-morrow week. A great number of Windsor cricket era donned their flannels on Saturday afternoon last, and put tn a good practice on the park wicket. The Lower Portland cricket club opened the season on Saturday, when a match wae played between the married and single members. The latter won by 28 runs. A. meeting of the Windsor 0. 0. takes place to-night (Friday) at the Royal Exchange hotel. A cricket match, to take place on the North Richmond wicket, is being arranged for next Saturday afternoon, between the Kurrajong Debating Society and the North Bichmona cricket clubs. Mr. Rf Cameron, storekeeper at Wiseman's Ferry, and owner of the river trader, " Hatte " and " La Capitaine," recently presented the Colo Cricket Club with a guinea bat, for whioh generosity the members of the said club are very gr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
By advertisin' Results surprisin' Are easily obtained. Oh, laws I it's funny j Countin' rooney Simple ads. have gained. In any bis The great thing is To keep yourself ahnmmin' ; And I jest guess The " Herald " press Gan start the people oomin'. We hear that a Windsor sportsman won £1,100 at the race« at Randwick I last week. Happy Land, the dam ol Queen of ; gheba, the Metrópoli tan winner, died ¡ on Monday week, the day Queen of i^baw^^emuo^M^ed^^xe.
RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
have offered a gull medal for tb scholar attending the Grosewol Public School the greatest number « days during the year, which ends i next midwinter vacation Tho chile rea appreciate the kind offer, and : acts as an incentive for them to atten more regularly than they would othei wise have done, perhaps. On Tuesday evening last Mr. i Donohue was presented with a gol medal by the College Football Glul in appreciation of his services s umpire during the past two seasoni A full report appears in this issue. Mr. Fred. Heron, familiarly know as " Little Fred," is poing to Bowra next week with one of Mr. J. Lawson' stud horses. Mr. J. E. Mitobell, J.P., has take: up his residence in Mr. T. Biddle1 new cottage in Windsor-street. One day this week Messrs. Jacl Phipps and B. Paterson got on to i flock of snipe at Baker's Lagoon They bagged a fine lot. We har not heard who got the first jack-snipe Mr. B. Paterson has the oontract fo Çainting Mr. T. Ohalmer's cottage ii Windsor-street. The pa...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
TENNIS. Windsor Public School and Free man's Beach clubs meet on the former's court to-morrow. Wilber- force and Sackville clubs meet at Wilberforce. The Lower Fortland tennis players journeyed to Sackville last Saturday, and suffered defeat at the hands of the looa! dub by 11 games.
RIVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
The dog season is approaching!: Go to C. F. Mortley to have your dogs registered. 2s 9d each.* Mr. F. Tate, who for some consider- able time worked at the late Mr. ' Willioms's smithy, and lately for Mr. j J. Buckley, has left Riverstone. We hear that the flood relief money -which was collected in Riverstone for the relief of those who were flooded out in the 1900 flood-has been dis- tributed. We understand that each man received £1 12s. We had some terribly windy days last week, and if more rain is not soon forthcoming the outlook will be serious. If you want a pair of comfortable fitting boots, and a pair that will see you through the. winter, give your order to C. F. Mortley, who turns out nothing but the very best artiole.* Two severe frosts made their ap Searance here on Friday and Satur ay last, nipping the young potato crops. Those persons who have possession of books belonging to the Riverstone Men's Club, and wno are not members, are kindly requested to send the same in at ...
NORTH RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
NORTH RICHMOND. The usual weekly meeting of the Y.M.M I. Society was held on Monday evening. The subject Bet down for debate was abolition of canvassing at Parliamentary elections. Mr. Clarke opened in the affirmative, and Mr. Â. Kacket took the negative. All mem- bers spoke on the subject, and a vote was taken, the result being 5 for and 6 against. The Chairman gave his oas ting vote in favour of the negative. The subject for next Monday evening will be "the Gothenburg system should it be adopted in Australia." Mr. Fenton will take the affirmative, and Mr. Granger the negative. The annual Church of England Sunday School picnic will be held next Wednesday, on the race course. Mr. 0. Phipps left here last Tues- day morning, having secured a situa- tion up country.
VINEYARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
VINEYARDS. ° We were visited with a white frost on Saturday morning. Pity it was not an inch of rain. Mr. Barnett preached on Sunday last. Mr. Blacket is to officiate on Sunday next. All and sundry, especially the young folk, are looking forward with great expectation to the annual Sun- day school picnic on Eight-Hour Day.
MARSDEN PARK [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
MARSDEN PARK Mr. Robinson is spending a few days in the district, being the guest of Mr. and Mrs Geo. Kiss, of Clydesdale. Rev. G. Manning preached in the local Presbyterian Church last Sun- day afternoon, to a good congregation. It is pleasing to hear that the attend- ance is steadily increasing. Rabbits and hares are becoming a nuisance here, increasing alarm- ingly. At Clydesdale abo large numbers have been seen. Miss Garforth, the popular organist of the Presbyterian Church, is spend- ing a few weeks' vacation in the metropolis. Mrs. Wheaton, who for the past fortnight has been seriously ill, is pro- gressing favorably under the .skilful Mr. Arthur Pernley, who bas been ! staying with his parents for the bene- Î, fit of his health, left for Tasmania on Monday. Mr. Fernley, I regret to * state, has suffered a relapse, and ' under Dr. Gibson's advice returned J home. j
Sudden Death of Mr. William Jones. A RESPECTED RESIDENT. FOUND DEAD IN BED. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
Sudden Death of Mr. William Jones. A RESPECTED RESIDENT. FOUND DEAD IN BED. &nbsp; The news reached Windsor on Tues- day morning that Mr. William Jones, of Currency Creek, had been found dead. The sad news was soon con- firmed, and came as a shock to those who knew him, and to those who had seen him but a few hours before. The deceased was about 60 years of age, and for the past four years had resided by himself on a homestead selection at Currency Creek. He was well-known in the district, and for a long time resided on Mr. James Cough's farm. It appears that on Saturday afternoon the deceased was conversing with Mr. Herbert Green- tree, and appeared to be in the best of health. On Sunday afternoon-about 4.30-Mr. Greentree's daughter saw him, and he then complained of being unwell. She was the last one to see him alive. On Monday evening Mr. Greentree-not having seen the de ceased about as usual-went over to the residence, and found the place in quietness and the door bolted...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
RICHMOND DAIRY. (PROPRIETOR) BEGS to inform the Residents of Rich- mond that he has pnrchased the above Business from Mr. 3. ff. Williamson, and Respectfully solicits a continuance of their patronage. TEE EI0HM0ND DAIRY HEED is recognised as thc BcBt in the District, and the PUREST MILK in any quantity can be Snpplied. Cart runs round Richmond twice daily. PURE AND UNADULTERATED. H. R. S. DYER, MANAGER. Great SALE OF FOOTWEAR. GREAT REDUCTIONS NOTE THE PRICES OP A FEW LEADING LINES Ladies' Kid Lace Shoes, 2/11 Ladies' Kid Buttaa Shoes, 4/11 Canvas Shoes, 1/6 Felt Slippers, 6d Kid Lace Boots 7/11 Blucher Boots, 3/11 Cossacks, 5/6 Gents' Beal Calf Boots, 8/11 Gents' Tweed Bals, 5/11 Boys' Boots, 2/11 BOOTS MADE TO ORDER. ANY STYLE. WE ARE THE. BOOT PEOPLE, TEA! TEA!! TEA!!!, Try One Pound of our lld. Tea; Equal to Tea Sold at ls. 6d. per lb. Save Tour Money and Shop at the, Richmond Bo MT FIRST PRIZE FOR BREAD At the HAWKESBURY SHOW vfor TWO YEARS IN SUOOESSIOiN against All-comers. Th...
PASSING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
PASSING KOTES. [BY "REG."] Parliament seems to be having quite an arduous task getting the j Municipal Bill through. One mem ' ber viewed with alarm the clause allowing lodgers a vote. He con I tended that railway gangs in a district for a few days could obtain the complete control of municipal matters. Now, it would scarcely be fair to disfranchise lodgers-who very often are permanent residents in a town-in anticipation of a gang of men who might never come along. And even if they did come along, nine out of every ten would not trouble over a matter of so little importance to a non-resident or non-property-holder of the borough. If they would only go a little further, and disfranchise lodgers an anxiousr--iB^b»-:^^v^'j»6r¡ fortably settle their girls-would to a great extent be solved. Anyway, lt would be safe to vaticinate a great rash on the matrimonial market/ A writer on the supposed proposal by the chief engineer of the water and sewerage board to only allow the Sydney househol...
H. A. COLLEGE. SPORTS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 19 September 1902
A meeting of the OoUege Sporbî Club vae held in the iectou*e hali on Monday evening. The principal (Mr. fi. W. Polia) occupied the «hair, ind lhere was a good attendance of stu- dents. The secretary (Student Bryant) read the minutes of last meeting. The Chairman said the business of the meeting was of a somewhat inter- esting nature, and they had better take the more serious, part-that of electing committees--first. Nominations were then received for the selection committees for the first and second eleven of the cricket club. Students Adams, Barry, Harston, and Johns were nominated for the first eleven, three of whom were to be elected. A ballot was taken, and re- sulted aa follows : Harston 41, Adams 39, Barry 26, Johns 25. For the second eleven eight nomina- tions were received, the ballot result- ing thus : Florence SO, Ogg 27, Gordon 21, Bell 18, Lindsay 17, Harris 15, Mills 5, Throsby 6. The first three were declared elected. The Chairman said he had a very pleasing duty to pe...