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SACKVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
SACKVILLE. I - ? i À quiet wedding took place hero on the 3rd hist, when Mr. Packer, of the Bull Ridge, led to the altai Miss Viney Everingham, of Lower Sackville the Rev. J. Tara being the officiating clergyman. Large quantities of fruit and other produce are being shipped from the river every week, and the carrying capacity of the steamers are taxed to the utmost every trip. We noticed the company's new 1 boat on her first trip on, Tuesday. She is a nice roomy vessel, and * should suit the trade. Weare in formed that the genial «feck Jones intends putting another host *oa for the melon season..
The Bubonic Plague. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
the; Bubonic Mague. neigiíb^ suffering severely from the rav ages of the plague, and the origin of its outbreak is now attributed to the filthy state of the native quarters. Time was when the plague was looked upon as a visi tation from Providence for our sins, and we had to humble our selves in our affliction, and ask no questions. Now, however, while there is no objection to people to believe in the visitation part of it, it is abundantly clear that the particular sin which the plague visits a community for is uncleanliness of body not of soul. In civilised white races the plague is practically unknown com pared with what it used to be in times when such things as the great plague of London was in progress. But though generally speaking in this country we are as cleanly as other people, it is perfectly true that there are in Sydney and Newcastle, not to mention some inland towns, abundant hot-beds of disease where inhabitants mostly colored live in filthy and ill ventilated slums....
"STRUCK OIL." [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
STRUCK OIL.' ' .ftere iras a fairly large attend* ?^ceyßat the Windsor ßohool of Arts" on Monday night toj^tness the production of** Stracki^^*3f j^tai*^, -^otípptnis^unr.v Boyal Dramatic Company, hut it was not , nearly so good as the occasion 4e» *manded, for seldom has a provin cial touring company possessed sucha powerful caste.; Mr, Xjtoo* Coppin jnnr., as John Stoefelisa host in himself. Then he is sup» ported by such able artists as Miss Millie Collier, Miss Harrie Court* ney, Mr. Robert Nelson and Mr. Wilfred Power. The play thew staged on Monday night was that popular and most interesting American comedy drama " Struck Oil" which so abounds with'hum our and at the same time is not without its passages of touching pathos and tenderness. Want of space precludes us from dealing fully with the piece, but our readers can take the hint from us that the entertainment was first class and highly appreciated by all present,und should the company come .along, again-and we under stand ...
Flemington Sale Yards. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
L Flemington Sale Yards. THE report of the death of several I cattle from heat at Flemington ^ again brings up the question o£ the drawbacks offered by those yards for the purposes to whidk they are put. There hundreds of stock are crammed together as they were balies of wool, and tbs main object ist? pack them as tight as possible ; then they aré ' rushed about in the broiling sos, being driven from one yard to another, and wMle standing in the.ysrdjiperhaps all day closely packed, ^^aiting sale they are - t; Still unprote0ted from ike fiero» -r;:'y raysofjjfëj^^^ . days pr^o^ly^pwffijSMy tJiéyJted do^^^slSI^^^^^^^^^' ' "' dead tree among eswy hundred animals ; partfcutarly/ healthy^àml lwtôious meat they nxiist prove fa» be by the time they reach the coa somers* tabfe. It is a wonder the pastoralists sit quietly by andi allow these things to continuel when their own interests would be so advantageously served by at great reform ia the system. Tfa¿ establishment of a commodious liv...
ROUSE HILL. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
ROUSE HILL- I I (From oar own correspondent) A brooch was 1 *t between the? j Public School and the Police Sea- \ tion. À cyclist was feen to pick Ü» . " up. If he will send i* to the tefe- w cher it will be gratefully received. ? Passengertt from Riverston* tv jj Rouse Hill may no* have a choies -v¿ of conveyaucc-Mr. ltrowu's or Mr*' fl Nelson's ; the latter, though HB- ^ successful as mail contractor, atift carries passengers, ftc | * I
CORRESPONDENCE. A TOWN GRIEVANCE. [To the Editor of the ADVOCATE.] [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
CORRESPONDENCE cw* «dînes . "ro do «ot necessarily identify our [ire« with the opinions expressed by-onr ipondent8.] A TOWN GRIEVANCE. [To the Editor ot the ADVÓCATE.] SIR,-A word in yourdar. Are you aware that the rate-payers of the Borough of Windsor are sub jected to most unfair competition from outside sources, from year's end to"year's end, without any , apparent remedy-simply because it has been decreed that such shall be BO ? Well, it is a fact. Day after day the town is infested with all sorte and conditions of hawkers, who do more to wear out our thoroughfares than any other class, going without con tributing one iota to the cost of tiieir maintenance, besides enter ing into unfair competition with the shopkeepers who are taxed at A pretty stiff rate to keep the aforesaid roads in proper repair for their more favoured * litáis who pay nothing. Could anything be more unjust ? And why is this tolerated in a town 'supposed to be brimming over -with philanthropists and con scie...
H.R.C. Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
H.R.C. Meeting " The H.R.C. Annual meeting wai fcdB % on Monday last. Frètent: Dr. OaBagJssa« Û (in the chair), Messrs. A. Benson, ML J Hall, and J. Lamrock, % , J The minutes of the &lt;last annual asestaba; J were read and confirmed. J The advertisement convening .fla* 4 meeting having been read, the repast «ff . | the outgoing Committee and the mea surer's Balance-sheet, copies of wtttfc ??-""^ had been received by each member of daft Club, was laid before the meeting, innis- | the motion of the chuirman, seco» Ted Ifjr Mr. Benson, was adopteu. The chairman the** declared MesuSk JT» D. Single, B. Hamilton, V Hall, B.'fib¡B¿ - J. Callaghan, B. W Cobcroft, A. Betane^ J. Lamrock H. Skuthorp, and H. Sksj thorp duly elected as members of Ouaa mittee for the current vear and Messsav .E H. Streit aud E. Campbell ss* auditors, unopposed. The meeting then closed. A Committee meeting was thea be&f, when Dr. Callaghan was elected &lt;&sát> man for the curr...
LOWER PORTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
LOWER PORTLAND. A thunderstorm passed over liere last Sunday, and a nice lot cf ram fell, doing a loi*öf good io the crops. The Park Villa CC. got % very had doing out at Richmond. ' The loss of their local " Ranji" seems to have a bad effect on the club, ¿8 Fred is the best all round Cricketer in this district. Some of our melon growers"1 fiave sent their first consignments . away to market. Sid Smith had tte first ripe melon. The main crop is very late this season on account of too much wet and cold weather in the spring. Fruit is still in abundance, and the steamers are kept very busy. Mr. John Herps had close on 300 Cases last week, and he says that -pras only about half as many as he ought to have had away. They "«rere mostlyjnectarines. As this is our first items for this year, we take the opportunity Cf wishing the ADVOCATE and staff a Prosperous New Year. ' «ïndging by the Christmas Num ber, we are sure that the ADVO CATE must, and will prosper. I may say that the Christmas ...
Federal Electorates. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
Federal Electorates. THE Government has done well in appointing a commission to mark out the boundaries of the coming Federal Electorates. This is no easy task, and it is as well that plenty of time should be given, not only to have the work done in, but to permit of as much criticism as possible. When the commission has made its recom mendations, they will be submit ted to Parliament to be passed into law ; then will be the time forany alterations which criticism may have disclosed as necessary. There are to be 26 members f OF New South Wales in the Federal Parliament, and the colony should be divided into 26 electoral divi sions; roughly speaking each federal electorate will comprise five of the present electorates. It will be much more difficult for a man with a " local"" interest only to be returned for these large divisions, and the people must undex*stand that they are not Act ing for Tom or Dick because he is not a bad sort, but they are vot ing for the best man available, wh...
Westralia and Federation. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
Westralia and Federation, WHILE the gold-field districts of the far Western Colony are carry ing on an agitation for separation from the Perth Government sys tem, the Premier of that Colony is in Sydney making overtures for the alteration* of the Common wealth Bill. How much sincerity there is in either circumstance, ; from a federal point of view, if is j difficult to say from this distance ; Federation has been made a stalk ing horse in this colony for other political questions, so that it would hot beu surprising if the same thing happened elsewhere. The agitation for. separation was originally started in the Kalgoorlie district, not because of ' jsuip-&lt;j Jus lo^i^llo'i^^ed»»! senti ment, ^ï^^^^;|ctuat*)^t:he Renies jgjÉ^nchi60;^^p1^ the I îlefl , 4mnpÚ Ibejggjd field districteitÇ] A^r^njng^j^^^^di^if^ There ís/-#áuro--for -ooniplaintj doabtJeBB^in ?". both ? allegaj£ohs. j With regard to the distribution of expenditure, fully threè-foiirths /Of the entire revenue rece...
Electing State Governors. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
Electing State Governors. THE Sunday Times ¿reams of a time when we shall elect our own Governors. Let everyone who has similar sentiments, sit down and ask himself two questions, (1) What is a Governor's duties, and (2) What advantages are to be derived by electing him. In a democratic country it sounds grand to elect everything and everybody, hence the Americans elect, not only their Governors, but their judges as well. It is not a good idea. The functions of a Governor are to represent the whole people ; not one particular party ; he signs public documents and performs many similar for malities. Suppose we were to start electing Governors now; two candidates in the field, Reid and Lyne. Most of the old free trade party would vote for Reid, most of the Protectionists for Lyne ; the question of personal fitness would not influence the great majority of voters ; and the success of one man would cause bitterness and a desire for revenge next election in the ranks t)f the defeated par...
A TRUE INCIDENT. (For the HAWKESBURY ADOVATE.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
Y À TRUE INCIDENT. (FortheHAWKK8BüBr ADVOCATE.) The otter day, «ome müden gay, A visit thought of paying, For sake of chat, to a lady that Not far from town was staying. It was their pride, on horse to ride, And they did long to go off, For, when in form, they could perform, Not that they wished to show off. And one girl there, who'd curly hair, Was just a bit erratic And some did say, she had a way, A eort of turn, theatric. In minutes four, she could act o'er, The comic and the tragio, From laughing farce, to serious pass By turns, as if with magic. For her, in joke, they got a moke, * With ne'er a proper saddle That girl's can't sit, and ls only fit For men or boys to straddle. A coat was had for a knee pad, With leather »traps adjusted. Yet she was game to mount the same, And lightly to it trusted. Her skill as an equestrian, Was something more than common, 'Twas said aside that she could ride As well as most of women. On any beast-or horse at least She'd stick like ring-tailed ...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
MARKETS. Following are the pricei : * ? d £ 8 d Oats. 0 2 6 to 0.2 7 Make ... 0 2 8 0 8 1 Chaff«. ... 2_J5 0 a IB 0 Oaten Hay ... * IO 0 4 16 0 Lucerne ... A 6 0 'S IB 0 Onions ... 1 10 0 2 15 0 Potatoes ... 2 0 0 3 0 0 Butter ... 0 0 6 0 0 9 Bacon ... 0 0 4} 0 0 ft Fowls ... 0 2 9 0 4 6 Ducks ... 0 2 6 0 2 9 Muscovies ... 0 4 0 0 6 6 Geese ... 0 6 6 0 7 0 Turkeys ... 0 7 0 1 0 0 Eggs. 0 0 7 0 1 0 Honey ... OOH o 0 Si Footwood ... 0 6 6 0 16 6 Billet Wood 0 8 0 0 12 0 Bakers' Wood 0 9 0 0 13 0 Bundle Wood 0 9 6 0 13 0 SYDNEY FBUIT MAKRBTS. Following rr« the prices ; £ s d £ s d Apples ... 0 4 0 to 0 12 0 Lemons ... 0 3 0 0 22 0 Oranges ... 0 12 0 0 26 0 Apricots ... 0 2 0 0 3 6 China peaches 0 1 6 0 8 0 Plums ..» 0 4 0 0 6 0 Peaches ... 0 2 A 0 7 6 Nectarines ... 0 "',2 .6. 0 6 0 Pears ... 9 i 6 0 6 0 Watermelons SO? 0 6 6 Bockmelóñs ' &lt; 6**| 0 0 6,0 _ _ WINDSOR MARKETS. Following ate the prises current at] the Windsor Markets : £ s d £ s d Maiee ,. from 0 2 8 to 0 2 10 O...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
FOUR CROWN WHISKY. The Best Value of all. Next the Government had trouble with the Transvaal Independence. Basutos. Major Warden, a few whites, and 1852. fifteen hundred blacks were entrapped and hopelessly defeated. Some Boers, in self defence, made a contract with the Basutos to mutually desist from fighting. Taking advantage of the state of auarchy a section of the Dutch negotiated with Prêterions to rise against British Rule, but owing to a report from Major Warden to the effect that he was powerless to defend the colouy because of the scarcity of troops, and as the Home Government at that time had decided that it wanted no more territory in Africa, an agreement was come to whereby the Independence of the Transvaal Dutch was recognised ; the document establishing this was signed on the 17th January, 1852, at what is known as the Sands River Convention. Orange Free State Independence. 1854. Discovery of Diamonds. 1869. Some uncertainty now arose as to the advisability of retainin...
Hawkesbury Adovate. FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 1900. WINDSOR BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
laketóg fócate, ? ¡ FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 1900. WINDSOR BOROUGH COUNCIL. ' The utual fortnightly meeting of the "Windsor Borough Council was he'd at the Council Chambers on Wednesday evening last Present-The Mayor (Aid. J. J. Paine) in the chair, Aid. Berckelman, &lt;3oBper, W. Taylor, Dean and Huggins. The minutes of the previous me« ting were read and confirmed. The Mayor, on behalf of himself and Sirs. Paine, returned thanks for the Undness of the Alderman in adjourning 4he last meeting of the Council on account of the death in the family. He alto " -extended a welcome to aid. Taylor. ', Aid. Dean also extended a welcome, and hoped that AW. Tay 1er, ae successor fco the late Aid! Fitzpatrick, would Ve as ?Agreeable, and fill the chair as well, as their late Alderman. Aid. Higgins endorsed the remarks of the Mayor and Aid. Dear. COBEESPOM DEKCK, From Messrs Walker and Son, so'i citors, for Mr. Fitzgerald asking that a drain be built through Mr. filberts' ¡premises in Gewge-s...
OBITUARY. DEATH OF MR. J. L. THOMPSON. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
OBITUARY. DBATH OF MB. J. L. THOMPSON. The death took pince nt Rurvood on Wedncs 'ay morning of Mr. J. L.Thomp son, for some years travi-hing instructor to the Department of .*gricu'ture, and late Principal of the li. A ColU>ge He had a very wido circle of friends, and the news of iiig death will be received all over the co'ony with formw Mr. Thompson wa« a member and eMer of the Richmond Session of the Presby terian Church. He leaves a family of five daughters and three sons.
Horse's for the War. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
Horse's for the War. The horses purchased on Satur day last by Major Thompson, 7th Dragoon Guards, for the Imperial Government, are as follows : S. Nunns . 15 10 0 J. McPhee W. M. Clarke . 9 0 8 H. C. Blake... ... ... 16 0 0 J. H. Beecroft . 14 0 0 »V. A. Daley . 9 0 0 G. Jeffery .... 13 0 0 J. O'Brien ... « ... 12 0 0 NV. Caterson.... ll 0 0 H. Hyatt ... .* ... 7 0 0 J. H. Johnston . 8 10 0 A. Lang . .. 10 0 0 W.Fulton. 10 0 0 A. Lang . 8 0 0 C. Norris . 12 0 0 0. Norris .... 9 0 0 G. Allen ... . 10 0 0 M. B. McAuliffe. 14 0 0 G. Turner. 10 0 0 A. Mitchell. 8 0 0 F. J. Hughes . 12 0 0 M. Riley . ll 0 0 P. J. Powell. 16 0 0 O. A. Pass. 9 0 0 E. Stinson. 12 0 0 G. Johnson. 10 0 0 E. Willett. IO 0 0 H. Skuthorp. 16 0 0 C. Houghton . 16 0 0 Total for 33 horses, £379. A cbtque for the amount was at once handed to Messrs. Guest and Skuthorp, who consented to act as paymasters. tl. A. «1*. J. Hollingsworth D. W. Butter D. W. Jones. H. A. Pitt .Sad 16 0 0 9 0 0 13 0 0 15 0 0
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
RELIABLE iTJBNITIJEl, Carpets, Bedsteads, ja^d Bedding, . fr AND WHEBB TO GBTIT. . A. HALL & COMPANY, CORNER GKORQE AND LIVERPOOL-STREEm DBAWING-BOOM SUITE Itt' Tapestry end Flash, Conch, Pair Easy Chairs, and 4 Carved (Theirs, for £1 los; 60 others, 5, 10, to 20 guineas, at HALL'S. ¡ BEDROOM SUITE. ; WALNUT COLOUR or POLISHED FINE, Wardrobe, Plate Glass Door and Drawers, Duchesse Chest Drawers, with glass attached, Marble Top Washstand, Towel Bait, 'and Cane Chair, £6 16s. 80 Bedroom Suites to select from 9, 12,18 to 60 guineas. . DINING-ROOM SUITE, VEBY STRONG COUCH, Pair Easy and 6 Small Chaira, all Spring-seated and Padded Back, 6 guineas; 20 others, 7, 12, and 20 guineas, at HALL'S. FULL SIZE HALF TESTES BEDSTEAD Brass Rail, Double-wire Mattress, and Best Bed Wood Flock, with Best Kapok Bedding, £4 10s. 50 Latest Design Bedsteads to select from at HALL'S. A. HALL & COMPANY, The Universal House Furnishers, 561, 563, 565, 567 George street, SYDNEY. Country Orders ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
HAS JUST OPENED FOR THE NEW YEAR SAILOR HATS LADIES' BOULEVARD SUNSHADES INFANTS' BONNETS VELVET BELTS LADIES' COSSETS NEW RIBBONS LACES MUSLINS * INSERTIONS Fall.Assortment of KID GLOVES HE thanks you all for the successes of the" past year,'and intends to make many more friends this New Tear by giving the LA TUST STYLES 15 per cent BELOW ¿JW SHOP IM TSE DISTRICT. E. BOARÍ), VICTORIA HOUSE, WINDSOR. W N.B.-Don't Forget Clothing ttnd Boots. T. Lobb HAS OPENED EX S. S. MORAVIAN, Neto Summer to In PR I NTS from 2/B per dozen, ZEPHYRS, MUSLINS, PIQUES» BROWN & WHITE LINEN, PLAIN AND FIGURED ALPACCAS. OUR DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT IS STILL IN CHARGE OF .Miss Long, Late of Farmer andtCo's, WHO GIVES EVERY SATISFACTION IN FIT AND ST^ftE, ' TY LOBB, t'.'ff j 90 GEO EG E S TR E E T, WI NOS OR. -: 4uiitft ? . . ... ; ; STÖP!r LOÖK AT THÍS1 PROTECTIONISTS BUY at the ECONOMIC STOKES &lt; and " KEEP THE MONEY IN - TEE DISTRICT/' FREETRADERS BUY IN THE BEST MARKET viz., "THE ECONOMI...
MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 19 January 1900
" ./MAILS.. \ *""".'] Heil« close «t Windsor Cor Sydney, . Járramatta, Granville, Riverstone, 6-30 fen*.,8.48 pm. VWisemanîs ; Ferry-Monday, Wednes day,'Friday,; noon; also Tuesday and, lfodWf9p.n. . Pitt Town,. Wilberforce, Sackville Beach and Freeman's Beach, noon. Hít Tpwn Settlement, 11-30 a.m. Forrester--Tue8day, Thursday and Saturday; 11*30 a.in. ¡ Sydney and Granville, 9 pm., daily. Mulgrave 6-30 a.m. blacktown, 8.45 p.m. 11