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OFF TO THE WAR. ENTHUSIASTIC SEND-OFF AT FREEMAN'S REACH. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 8 May 1902
ENTHUSIASTIC SEND-OFF AT FREEMAN'S REACH. (By our own Reporter). On Saturday night last a most en- thusiastic send-off was tendered to Corporal R. E. Dunstan, Lance-Cor- poral H. Greentree, and Troopers D. R. Hibbert and A. Voller, of the Windsor Half-Squadron of N.S.W. Lancers, at Freeman's Reach. The function was initiated by the mem- bers of the Freeman's Reach Pro- gress Association, and at their invita- tion, Captain Hall (O.C. Windsor Lancers), Lieutenant R. B. Walker, and a number of the half-squadron were present. It was held at the residence of Mr. George Greentree, and a more enjoyable evening it has &nbsp; never been our lot to attend. Tables laden with all kinds of dainty edibles were prepared by Mrs. Greentree and her daughter, and all present had ample time to test their quality before speechifying became the order of the day. Mr. J. W. Farlow, J.P., occupied the chair, and Mr. George Nicholls, J.P., the vice-chair. On the immediate right and left of the Chairm...
oFFICIAL PENRITH-RICHMOND MAIL CONTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
PBNßirH-BlOHMOND MAIL Mr, Brinsley Hall, M. P., has re mited tile following: letter from the Postmaster - General's Department, dated 5th May: " Sir,-Ad verting to previous cor respondence relative to the petition presented by you and Mr. T. E. Smith, MP., from Messrs. O. 8. Guest, J. P., H. Farlow, A. S. Klein, and other residents of Richmond, Yarra mundi, Agnes Banks, and Castlereagh, for tenders to be invited for the con veyance of mails between Penrith and Bichmond by means of two services instead of one, I have the honor to in form you that tenders have been ac cepted for the performance of the un dermentioned services for the period 1 as from the let instant to the 31st 1 December, 1904, viz. : " From railway station to post office, Penrith, five times or oftener daily ; ! from post office to railway station, ' Penrith, three times or oftener daily ; | clearance of letter-boxes in High-street ; and the box at railwaystation, twi-e ] daily ; and from Cranebrook, Castle- , reagh...
Sond-off to Caplain Charley. BY THE HAWRESBURY LANCERS. A POPULAR COMMANDING OFFICER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
THUGS B AWJCEGTOUBY r LAN0EE8. A POPULAR COMMANDING OFFICES. On Saturday night last, at the Ls eer di iii hali, Richmond, the populari , of Captain ( harley, officer comman I ing tho Hawkesbury Squadron New South Wales Lancers, w evidenced by the enthusiastic send-i tendered to bim by the officers,"N.C.O and men of the Hawkesbury Squa ron, on the eve of his departure America and England for six mont holiday. When it became known th Captain Charley intended leaving t! States for some time, a commits consisting of Lieutenants W. ' Charley, H. Skuthorp, Sergt,-Maj' Tomkinson, Sergt. Dunston, C >rpor Wood, Troopers Stewart, Rutledg McKinnon, and Ridge, of the Richmoc Half-squadron, arranged that a fittin send-off should be given their worth Captain. Of this number, Sergt Major Tomkinson, and Troopei Stewart and Rutledge were appointe as a sub committee to carry out a details, the result being Saturda night's brilliant gathering. A "who! day parade of the squadron was hel on Saturday,...
RICHMOND. SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
rümpfe 4 SCHOOL OF ARTsi A depntation from the School of Arts comnittee, consisting of Messrs. G. E. Woodhill (president), P. H. Ridge, P. R. Reynolds, E. Campbell (secretary), Dr. Helsham, and Rey. J. Howeil-Price, was introduced to the Minister for Works last week by Mr. B. Hall, M.L.A., and requested him to light the institution with electric light from the H. A. College. The Minister, after hearing the views of the different speakers, sent for Mr. Raw, the Government electrical engineer, and told him to furnish a report as to cost and practicability of the request. The Minister said that when Mr. Raw's report was received he would give Mr. Hall an answer to the request of the deputation. The deputation then thanked the Minister and withdrew.
Correspondents Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
Correspondents Wanted. The "Herald" wants .to get correspon dents dotted over -the whole face of the Hawkesbury, in order to makj a special feature of its district newB. Volunteers as regular contributors are requested to send in their names for enrolment ; at the same time, we will always be pleased to get special " copy " from anyone who has the public spirit to write up his or her. part of ¡ the district. All secretaries of clubs and institutions are respectfully requested to j notify us of approaching meetings so that we i may send a representative or arrange for ja report, When a "Herald" man is not I present^ we want the secretary to be a "¿pecial reporter "-every time. By .the* bye, one side of the paper only I And let us have MSS. as early as possible ; and on j Wednesday evenings and Thursday morn, inge, we would always be pleased to get a collect " press message " of any late hap pening of extraordinary importance. Thanking you all in anticipation I
DISTRICT NEWS. (Per our reporters and correspondents.) RIVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
DISTRICT NEWS. (Per oar reportera and correspondents.) RIVERCTONE. We are pleased to Bee Constable Balfour about again. Day work commences at the meat works on Sunday next. A day's sports in connection with the bicycle club take place shortly. Divine service will be held in St. St. Paul's CE. on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. A confirmation class meets in the CE. School Hall on Monday after noon next. More than one head of stock have departed this life because they can't catch de wet. Great preparations are being made for another wedding, which takes place in August. There will be a meeting of the Vineyards' Church committee in the school hall next week. About thirty-seven candidates were confirmed by Archbishop Kelly at the R.C. Church on Thursday last. Mr. A. White, of the Vineyards, has been very unwell for the past fe,w days. We truBt he will soon recover. The bioscope and polyphone enter tainment, held in the Oddfellows' Hall on Saturday night, was not patronised as it deserved. If...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
! There is a tribe in Central Africa among whom speakers ia public de bates are required to stand on one leg ; While orating, and to speak only as long as they can so etand. If the same system prevailed in the State I Parliament the public would not be pestered with large-winded speeches, and the .reporters would etand a chance to get home at a reasonable hour. For Children's Hacking Cough at night, WobdB1 Great Peppermint Cure. ls. 6d.* - Nï fewn found tis^wwDg or ». L niofioB.Umber fpr'any pnrpofe what ever, cutting i wires,. ^removing stock, or potting'samV in Fitzgerald's Paddock at Iiondandetrj will be prosecuted. T. HILES, Lcnnox-st., Richmond. 1ST THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALE8. Sheriff's Office, Sydney, lltb May, 1902 BENDAlXvT DAVIES E. OM WEDNESDAY, the 2I8T DAY of MAY, 1902, at noon, unless the writ of geri facias herein be previously satisfied, the Sheriff will cause to be sold by public auc tion at Haynes-street, Penrith, Household furniture and Effecte, Poultry, ...
Vegetebles. Jadgge: W Stephen [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
Vegetebles., Jaige : W Stephen Peas, dry and clean, J W Farlowl.G Johnson 2, Mi Maters, jun 3 Peas, Yorkshire Hero, green, H G Black 1 Peas, any other variety, green, E V Bray I, W and S Fagan 2 Baiter Bean?, Mrs J Ezzy I, E V Ezzy 2 Ficnch Beans, dry and clean, H Long 1, A 3 Daley 2 French Beans, green, W Douglass 1, B IT Ezsy 8 . Broad Beans, dry, B V Ezzy 1, Mrs J Ezzy 2 . ' . Beans, Lima, dry, E. V. Ezzy 1 and 2 Pptalpes, Barjy Bose, W. Douglass 1, E. Vj. Ezzy 2 " ' Potatoes, Bliss's Triumph, E. fizzy'1, Bj V.Ezzy 8 ' . . TlilWôc^Wy^oÎlwr variety, W. U>«¿IM»* «ty* PôtatoeS sweet, A. J. Daley î, W, and S.' Fagan 2 Potatoes, best coftectiin, not lesB than 8 vari ties, B. Ezzy 1, W. Douglass 2 Onions, J. W. Farlow 1 and 2 Table Beetroot, H. Fong 1 and 2 Cabbages, W. Douglass 1. W. H. Dean 2 Cabbages, red, not sufficient merit, H, Fong 2 Cauliflowers, A. S. Klein 1 Swedish Turnips, Mrs. J. Ezzy 1, A. J. Dal»y 2 Turnips, any other variety, H. Fong 1 ? and 2 j Table Carrots, A. S. ...
Farm Produce. Prizes 10s and 5s [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
Farm Produce. I Prizes 10s and 5s j Judges : Messrs George Wells and M. Gleeson. Sunflower seed, E. V. Ezzy 1 and 2 Sunflower seed, small variety, E. V, Ezzy land 2 Wheat, white, H. John 1 and 2 Wheat, white, Buring, L, Greentree Wheat, rei, L. Greentree Wheat, red, spring, H, John I Wheat, any other kind, H. Joba* 1 and 2 Oats, Tartarian, M. Waters, jun., 1, L, Greentree 2 ; Oats, Algerian, M. Waters, jun, 1, L. Grccutree2 Oats, white jÊead, M. Waters, junr,; 1, L,' Greentree 2 Barley, Cape, H. John 1 and 2 Barley,skinless, H. John 1 and2, Barley, malting, H. John 1, W, H, Dean 2 Lucerne seed, A. J. Daley I,. J. W, Far low 2 Hungarian Millet Seed, Mrs. J. Ezzy 1, J. Butter 2 ., ' Planter's Friend Seed, L. Greentree 1, Mrs J. Ezzy 2 Bye, H. John I, T. Horan 2 Cow Peas, E. V. Ezzy I, P. A. Reekie 2 Maize, any variety, in marketable condU ' lion, yielding the greatest weight of grain, M. Horan 1, T. Hulbert 2 Maize Cob, large variety, E. Hennesey I, R. Turnbull 2 Maizé, 90-day, P. A. ...
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
I &ichûiDnà;M. fteteT%\i*iim*jiâ 7 pm, ' £\?m$M, S£ Faul'A 7 p.m. Bey.,0, .'Manning.'/ ".*".:'"" *...'. 'The Vineyitàa) 2.S0jj.m. (Snndav Sóbóól), : 3.16 p.m. (service). Bev. 8. G. Fielding, ROMAN OAtfHOMO. Windsor, Masa 10 a.m., Evening Devo ; tiona 7. .'; ?-? St, Monica'«, Richmond, Mass 10 a.m., Rosary and Benediction 7.30 p m, Ber, M, E. O'Brien. METHODIST. Lower Hawkesbury ll and 7, Ber. J. Col well.' -Sackville'li; Lower Portland 2.80, Mr. E. Reckless. Sackville 7, Miss Dixon. Leet's Vale ll, Mr, J, Leet. St Albans ll and 7, Lower McDonald 2,30, Mr. H. Walker. FBESBYTEBIAN. I Windsor, 11a.m. and 7 p,m. Bev. David Smith, ' . Bichmond ll a,m and 730 p.m. Bev. J. J. F. L. Fergusson. Ebenezer ll a.m., Pitt Town 8:30 p.m., and Sunday Schoal 2 p.m. Bev. B. Edgar. BAPTIST, Morgan Hills, Sunday School, 1.30, service 230 and 7 p.m. every Sunday. Currency Creek, 2nd Sunday in the month, al ll a.m.. and moonlight night about full moon. Ber. J. D. Brown. SALVATION ABM?. Windsor., ...
Dogs. Prize, 10s. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
Dogs. I Prize, 10s. I t Judges: Messrs F. Gannon and À. G. Sewell. Greyhound, slut, R. Bolston's Venus I ' Beagle, dog, T. Miles' Battler 1 Beagle, slut, T Miles' Nettle 1 Setter, dug, C. F. Biemenschncider Leo 1 ' Setter, slut, C. F. Riemenschneider 1 Pointer, dog, Z. L. Phipps I i Pointer, slut, C. Sturman 1 Spaniel, dog, J. J. McGrath I Spaniel, slut, J, J. McGrath's Gipsy I Retriever Blut, red, A. Waters' Snap 1 > Retriever dog, black, N. Wellington's Retriever slut, black, Geo. Gough'e Nigger 1 , St. Bernard, dog, 8, Pitt's Ronald 1 St. Bernard, slut, J. Jones' 1 , Irish Terrier, dog, J. Callaghan's Barney I Irish Terrier, slat, M. Waters' jr, Sly Girl 1 Fox Terrier, dog, Tom Street's Mick 1 Fox Terrier, slit, H. Sullivan's Fan 1 ' Black and Tan Terrier, slut, J, Wanson'fl Tiny 1 1 Rough-coated Terrier, dog. S. Pitt's Skip I . Rough-coated Terrier, slut, H. Hull's ? Judy 1 Skye Terrier, dog, C. Gow's Basile 1 i Pug, dog, Miss Irene Pitt 1 Pag, slut, A. J. Turner i "* , Poodl...
Pigsons. Prizes 5s and 2srd [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
Pigsons. 1 ; Carriers, Kng'itu, A. C. Matthews J Í , Oraaooug. blue, H. Dean J, A. J. Tonier : ; 2 and 3 . .'- . . : . D agoons, wüito. A, J, Turner land 2,G. > D:.vis 3 , Dragoons, any other eohr, no first, J. J. Tunic- 2 Antwerp*, Homers, A. J, Turner 1 and 2, W. Nixon 3 Antwerp?, short-faced, A. J. Turner I Beards, long-faced, Hits B. Bowman I, - ? Whiter Bros 2 Pout rs, blue. G. D ivis 1,C. Sturman 2 Pouter«, white, A. J. Turner 1, G. Davis % Pout-rs, any other color, A. C. Matthews I, C, Btnrmnn 2 Trumpeters, black, A. J. Turner 1 and 2 Tiumpet&lt;;ra, any other color, A. J. Teratr 1 Birmingham Rollers, A, 3, Turner 1, MIBS Bowman 2 Nuns, G. D.ivis I and 2 Jacobins, C. Sturman 1, A. J. Turner 2 Turbits, any other color, G, Davis 1, A. J. Turner 2, G. flaker 3 Owls, African, blue or silver, C. Sturman . 1, A. J, Turccr 2 Owls, African, any other color, G. Davis I, Ç. Sturman 2 OWIB, English, silver, A. C. Matthews 1, H. Taylor 2 Owls, English, any other color, A, 0. -...
Poultry. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
Poultry. Judges : Messrs W C Forster and L 8 llamsay. First prize 10», si coed 5s. Tuikey cook, Mrs P Reynolds 1, E J Cunneen 2 Turley ben, Bonaventure P. Farm 1, IS J Cunuei-n 2 Geese, K J Cunneen 1, P H Agnew 2 Muscovy ducks, Mrs N Pendergast 1 and 2 ' Rouen ducks, G Croft 1, W P Sly 2 Pekin ducks, Bonaventure P. Farm I, F Guest 2 1 Aylesbury ducks, Marks Bros I, B-naven * ture P. Farm 2 Cochin cock, Bonaventure P. Farm Cochin ben, Bonaventure V. Farm t, P H Agnew 2 ' Brahmi cock, Bonaventure P. Farm l & 2 Brahma hen, Bonaventure P. Farm I & 2 , Langshatt cock, Bonaventure P Farm Í & S Langshan hen, Bonaventure P Farm I ki Dorking cock, G Silks 1, Bonaventure 1 ' Farm 2 Dorking henr Bonaventure P Farm 1, G Silks 2 Orpington cock, Bonaventure P Farm I ki Orpington hen, Bonaventure P Farm 1, A ? G Sewell 2 Wyandotte, golden cock, A Hallen 1, J Hemswortb 2 1 Wyandotte, golden hen, O J Gibbons 1, J Hemswortb 2 Wyandotte, silver cock, J, Hemswortb 1 Bonaventure ...
The Hawkesburg Herald. WINDSOR, FRIDAY, MAY 16, 1902. A LESSON IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
WINDSOK, FBID.VY, MAY Ifi, 1902. A LESSON IN LOCAL GOVERN MENT. The conclusion of the treaty with Japan was a masterstroke of di plomacy on the part of the British Cabinet, and one which cannot fail to be far roaching in its effects and results, lt will rank in history with Disraeli's purchase of the Khedive's shares in the Suez Canal. Hut it is not our present object to deal with foreign politics, but to direct atten tion to a subject which has been much discussed in New South Wales for many years, concerning which politicians have been profuse in their promises, election after elec tion, but regarding which nothing has been done. We refer to the question of local government. Re specting this we have-extraordinary as it may seem-much to learn from our new allies. The history of the Japanese, like that of many other nations, is lost in fable. It extends back to a borderline beyond which there are no authentic records. And ^^riii^^notwithgtandin^^Üiat^th« Japanese claim to liare auth...
Pigs Prize, £1 [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
Pigs Prize, £1 Bai lcsliire Sow, any age, F. Rolfe I Ksäes So«', any age, G. W. Fallow J fat ñg, ü. Fallow 1 Imi.iovet Berkshire Bo ir, D. Salter I Improved Berkshire Sow, C. J. Roberts I Yorkshire Boar, any age, W. Percival 3 Yorkshire Sow, any .ig J, *A\ Douglass 1 Pen oí Five Pigs, any age or 6ex, J. G. Percival t
REDUCTION OF MEMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
REDUCTION OF MEMBERS. The reform movement is growing and spreading day by day. The economy in State administration preached as a set-off against the cost of federation should have been put into practice long ere this. Victoria has set the pace in the matter. Briefly summarised from a speech nude by Mr. Peacock last Saturday night, their lines are as follows : Instead of a Legislative Council of 48 members he proposes one of 30 ; the 1*5 members of the Assembly are to be reduced to 00 : the number of Ministers is to be lessened from 10 to f>, and their salaries are to be per manently cut down from £12,240, which was the total in 181U, before the changes began, to £(î,400, or i nearly half. Members of the As- j sembly will still be paid at the £300 j a year rate, but £10,500 will be saved annually by the dismissal of 35 members. That 's the skeleton of the Victorian Government's pro posal. Though somewhat slower to move, New South Wales is also getting np steam in the matter. A mee...
Cattle [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
1 Cattle Judges : Messrs F. Moore and O. W. Craig. I Durham Bull, 3 years aad over, £. J. Johnston 1, Rs Hough 2 Durham Bul!, l^ear, J. 0. Gorman 1 and champion Duruam Breeding Cow, in calf, or with cúf at foot, or in milk, J. O'Gormao I, J. Bushell 2 Durham Heifer, 2 years, J. O'Goiman 1 Dorbam Heifer, 1 year, J. O Gorman 1, A. Waters a DEVONS i Devon Bull, 3 years and over, J, H. John ston 1 Devon Bull, 2 years. J. H. Johnston I Devon Bull, 1 year, J. H. Johnston 1 Devon Breeding Cow, 3 years and over, in calf, or with calf at fojt, or in milk, J. H. Johnston 1 and 2 Devon heifer, 1 year, A. Waters 1 POLLED-ANY BUK KD. Polled ball, 3 years and over, P. Charley 1 Polled breeding cow, 3 years and over, in calf, or calf at foot, or in milk, P. Charley 1 Polled heifer, 2 years, which has never had a calf, P. Charley 1 AÏBSHIRBS. ¡ Ayrshire bull, 3 years and over, J. Hall 1 Ayrshire bull, 2 years, J. H. Johnson 1 Ayrshire bull, 1 year, B. Webatenl Ayrshire heifer, 1 year, J. Hall 1, J....
RIVER NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
j RIVER NQtfes. The contractors of the new bridge at St. Albans are making great pro gress with the work. A daughter of Mr. J.! R. James, the popular Lower Portland school teacher, has been very ill during the week. Dr. Callaghan had to be sent for on Saturday evenihg last, but we are pleased to hear she is recovering. Mr George Books, of Webb's Creek, rowed to Windsor this week with a load of maize for a Windsor buyer. He received Sydney market price for it, and saved freight and high commission. Other farmers along the river contemplate sending their grain to Windsor, where there is always a ready market. Miss Mary Books, daughter of Mr. G. Books, of Webb's Creek, sent three very fine oil paintings to the H.D.A. Show this week, including a picture of the ruins of the old Church of England at Wiseman's Ferry. Miss Books has been learning painting from one of Sydney's best artists for a long time, and her pork is a credit to herself and her teacher.
THE AWARDS [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
THE AWARDS Following are the awards up to time of going to press ; the rest will appear in our next issue: Horses. BLOOD HOBSES. Judges: Messrs G. Cochrane, J. B. Hardy, M. E. Peai ce. First prize, £2 ; second prize, £i. . Stallion, 1 vears and over,.W. II. Dean's Musketoon 1, J. Gosper's Regained 2 Stallion, I year, T. Uulbert'a Stormy Hoor 1, T. G. Alien's Roulette 2 Champion blood stallion, 2 years and over (£10, including Gsvernment prúe of £5), W. li. Dean's Musketoon 1 Hackney stallion, P. Charley's Delmont Swell 1, same owner's Belmont (Star 2 BLOOD M Ali KS. Brood mare (not in work for recing), 4 years or over, willi or without foal, G. D. VVooi's Bonnette 1, J. Gosper's Olympia 2 Filly, 3 years, L. Greentree's Frolic 1 Hackney Brood Marc, 1 years and over, J. Gosper's Zenith J, P, Charley's Bonny Mary Hay 2 TROTTING HORSES. Judges : Messrs A. D. Playfair and H .""Pater , son and Dr. ¡slate. , Stallion, 4 years and over, Eev. J. H. price's Claredo 1, C. J. Roberts' Charmer's...
Things I've Seen. (For the "Herald.") [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 16 May 1902
Things I've Seen. (For the .. Herald.") 1 saw the golden orb of day Sink slowly in tha distant west ; I saw the hope ot life decay And disappear like all the rest. Saw all my hopes fade one by one, The future all seemed dark and drear ; And when evil fortune all had done, Looked proudly on without a tear. Looked proudly on in cold disdain, Smiled coldly on a former dread ; Wc get at last so used to pain That human hearts seem made of lead. Thc brain with bitter thoughts will reel, The vp.vy heart-strings seem to crack, And keener anguish far than steel, Sometimes is found on memory's track. Would that memory could efface The hours hearts pass upon the rack, Tbbt we could once again retrace, And call all former blunders back. Could I play again life's game, believe . The cards, " You bet," I'd often' stack ; I'd hold the joker in my sleeve, The bowers would often leave the pack. 0.1).