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FREEMAP REACH. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 26 January 1900
FREEMAN'S REACH. (From our own correspondent.) We hear that Mr. Izzard is to take charge of Mr. Moses' farm at the Bull Ride in place of Mr. E. Martin, who is giving it up. Large quantities of potatoes are being sent to market from this dis- trict, but they are not realising very good grices.--The maize crops &nbsp; look well, but would be all the bet- ter for a shower of rain just now. The roads about here are very dusty at present. The work of cutting down the hill past the school is finished, and it is now being gravelled. Mr. Jeffries has the work in hand, and when com pleted it will be a great improve ment. A party, consisting of Messrs. Reuben Greentree, Herb Greentree, George Graham, Jas. Hibbert, and Joe. Greentree went on a trip down the river as far as Broken Bay, &nbsp; &nbsp; last week. On their way back they spent two or three days at Colo. They report fish as being scarce there, but orange wine as very plentiful. &nbsp; Last Tuesday even...
MARSDEN PARK. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 26 January 1900
, MARSDEN PARK. (From our own Correspondent.) Mr. John Segwick is now em- ployed at Mrs. William's black smithing establishment. Mrs. MacCartney and family are spending a few week's holiday here, and are residing at Mr. Sonichson's cottage. .Miss Jones, our., popular lady teacher, has returned from Gran ville, and resumed her dutieB at the local public school. Mrs. J. Green and family have left the district for an indefinite period. They intend during their absence to reside at Marrickville. looa! schoolmaster) paid the district a flying visit ooming down on his way from Bathurst. A. gentleman from Ashfield preached in the local Presby terian Church last Sunday week to a fair congrégation» Rev. Henry Piggott, curate of the Castle Hül parish, held divine) service at Mrs. Lawson's resideno© on Thursday evening, the 18th. instant. Miss Hilda Trautwein applied about a month ago for a situation in the civil service, and received a reply lately to make a personal application. We trust tha...
WILBERFORCE. (From our own correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 26 January 1900
IBipEKFORCJl. (From our own correspondent). ' Mr. Paul Bushell is having new house built on Dog Hill. A return tea is to be tenderei to the ladies of the Recreation dub by the gentlemen member at an early date. Potato digging is in full ewin cn the farms, and while som good yields are being turned ou others are very poor. The young ornamental trees oi tiie Recreation Ground are mak lng great headway, and have stoo&lt; the hot weather wonderfully well Mr. T. Sinclair, whose hous &lt;m the Settlement was burnt dowi about the end of November last has removed to a house adjoining the old site. The work of building addition al rooms to the local public schoo leaidence has been started by M; BL Whitwell, of Richmond, wh&lt; is the contractor. Miss Edna Bowd, daughter ó Hr. E. Bowd, and teacher at th&lt; local Public School, has beei granted two months' leave of ab sence on account of ill health. Mr. F. Greentree, who has ha( charge of the Public School a Ji...
SYDNEY FRUIT MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
SYDNEY FBÜIT MÀJKBET8. Following rt« the prices £ B d £ « d .Apples ... O 2 6 to O 9 Q ' ' Lemons ... 0 3 0 0 22 O Oranges ... 0 12 G 0 25 O » Apricots ... 0 2 0 0 3 6 , China peaches 0 16. 0 3 0 Plums ... 0 2 0 .0 7 6 " Peaches ... 0 2 6 0 6 0 » Nectarines ... OM 0 9 0 ; Pears ... 0 4 0 0 7 0 . Watermelons 0 2 6 0 5 5 i Bockmelons 0 2 6 0 4 0'
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
MARKETS. Afr the éydney markets on Thm» day values underwent little alters»» tioOi, the only changes being at weafcer tendency in maize aoot Hawkesbury district potatoes. Following are the prices : Oats.... Make Chan?... Oateifcfidy Lucecue Onions Potatoes Buttes Bacon Fowl» Duck* Muscovies Geese Turkwys Bgga... Hon*y Footwood ... Billet Wood Bakers' Wood Buadle Wood £ s 0 2 0 2 2 10 3 10 2 5 2 10 8 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 4} 2 3 2 0 2 9 0 10 0 li 8 0 8 0 9 0 0 8 6 1 £ » «t * to 0 2 « 0 0 2> X 3 10 O 4 »»? 2 1& 2 12 3 12 0 » 0 4 O 0 2 ff 0 3 0 4 1 0 » 1 0 © 0*14 O IS 0 12 Ö 12 0 * H 6 ft O ft
John Ruskin. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
John Ruskin. ' THE death of this eminent writer .removes from the world the personalty of one of the leaden* fifmàiè^.^^^^ an ar£ critic^-J^^^ES^ib: ^ &lt;e4í^U"" ''afctÁ''I¿|¡»í many ^ rijtings on Art are quite readable and interesting, even to a person who knows nothing o£ Art. In his political writings, however, he influences a greater number of minds to good. " There» ate books for tooday," says he " and books for all time." Books, according to him, are kings and queens ; does anyone desire the companionship of great men, let him go to the bookshelf and choose his companion. Some ot Ruskin's political sayings sound very like what we are accustomed to scoff at when coming from a frothy demagogue. " Reform your schools" says he, "and you will want no gaols." To say that his doctrines are impracticable, i» not sound; the same might be said with equal truth of the doc trines of the New Testament, Of a truth John Ruskin's political writing are alike the writings of that famou...
Hawkesburg Advocate. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, 2, 1900. WINDSOR SCHOOL OF ARTS Annual Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
FRIDAY, FEBBÜARY 2, 1900. WINDSOR SCHOOL OF ARTS , Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of member ottfae Windsor School of Arts wa held in the hali of the institutioi on Monday night, 29th January The attendance was not larg« those present being the following -Hon. W- Walker, president (ii the chair), Messrs. G. McCauley J. 0. Fitzpatrick, J. J. Paine, iS T. Greenwell, 0. E. Broome, J. D Smith, B. B. Walker, J. T. Fitz garald, W. MOBO*, senr., J. B town, G. S. ^Greenwell, J. G Beesley, W. I. Perry, J. Padley. H. G. Manchee, W. Greenwell, and, H. Ashby. Mr. Paine at a later stage in the proceedings apologised for the ab sence of the treasurer, Mr. Lobb. After the President had opened the proceedings, the Secietary, Mr. ?r. McCauley, read the Committee'« report and Treasurer's balauce ;sheel for the year juet ended, which we publish below. A good deal of discussion was evoked, but subsequently Mr. J D. ¡Smith proposed, and Mr W. Moses seconded, " That the report and balancc-BUeet be ado...
MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
MAILS. Malls close at Windsor for Sydney, Parramatta, Granville, Ulverstone, 6-30 aA.,8.45 pta. ; Wiseman's Perry-Monday, Wednes day, Friday, noon ; also Tuesday «nil friday, 9 p.m. Pitt Town, Wilberforce, Sackville fieach and Freeman's Beach, noon. -Pitt Town Settlement, 11*30 a m. Forrester-Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, ll«30a.m. -Sydney and Granville, 9 pm., daily. Mulgrave 6-30 a.m. .Blacktown, 3.45 p.m.
The Constitution Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
The Constitution Bill. Ip it were not for the war, Feder ation would hare assumed a most important position again by now in our daily life. As it is how ever, people have no time to think ' and talk about such things. The fact that Mr. Chamberlain has re quested the various Governments to send representatives to explain the Bill to the Commons, has given some ground for supposing that there is a possibility of the Imperial Parliament amending the Bill i n some way. The Clause generally picked upon as being most objectionable to Britishers is that one restricting the opera tions of the Privy Council. Now whether this is a good clause or a bad one is not the point ; but the question to raise is : Should the Imperial Parliament be allow ed to alter and pass into law, a measure which the various State Parliaments had no power to alter without the will of the people concerned. If the Australian people, by their representatives decide that they want certain .restrictions put on the operat...
False Military Economy. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
False Military Economy. I ÏT is not known yet who is re ¡ sponsible for the many disgrace ful circumstances in connection with the housing and feeding of the contingent which left last wtek. It is well known tb at the men were kept sometimes for hours together hard at work dril ling * without a morsel to eat ; that when they did get anything it was often distasteful if not un-¿ wholesome, tough pieces of sinewy meat, and dry mouldy bread was cqâtmon diet. "What ever their faults Australia ns are J not epicures, and no doubt most ! of the men out there would have preferred cora beef any day to jugged hare or " Beef a la jar diniere." It is probable that Mr. See was the last mau to hear of .this discreditable state of affairs, and the blame rests probably on the military authorities. In any case the matter should not be al lowed to drop.
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1900. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1900. CHURCH OP ENGLAND. .?St. Matthew's. Windsor, morning ii and evening 7.30 ; Vineyards, afternoon 3, Rev, S. G. Fielding. WBSLEYAK. BOMAN CATHOLIC. CONGREGATIONAL. . Morning ll, Evening 7, Thursday even tng 6 ; Freeman's Beach, Sunday after- &lt; noon 3. PfittSBYTKBIAK. Bichmond, ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m, Yarramundi, 8.80 p.m. Rev. J. J. F. L. Fergusson, M.A.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
RûIïIàLBIjE TÜENITUBE, Carpets, Bedsteads, and Bedding, "¡Sr AND WHERE TO ~ GET IT. A. HALL & COMPANY, COBNEB GEORGE AND LIVEBPOOL-STBEETS. DBAWING-BOOM SUITE In Tapestry and Plush, Conch, Pair Easy Chairs, and 4 Carved Chpirs#íor £4 lbs ; 50 others, 5, IO, to 20 guineas, at HALL'S. BEDROOM SUITE. ' WALNUT COLOUR or POLISHED PINK, Wardrobe, Plate Glass Door &lt; and Drawers, Dnchesne Chest Drawers, 1 with glass attached, Marble Top I Washstand, Towel^ Bail, an«! Cane Chair, £6 16s. .80 Bedroom puitea to select from 9, 12,16 to 50 guineas. DINING-ROOM 8UITE, VERY Sl'EONG COUCH, Pair Easy and 6 Small Chairs, all Spring- seated and Padded Back, 6 guineas; 20 others, 7, 12, and 20 guineas, at HALL'S. FULL 6IZR HALF TESTER BEDSTEAD Brass Bail, Double-wire Mattress, and Best Bed Wood Flock, with Best Kapok Bedding, &Í 10e. BO Latest Design Bedsteads to select from at HALL'd. A. HALL & COMPANY, The Universal House Furnishers» 561, 563, 565, 567 George street...
GENTLEMAN'S HALT. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
GENTLEMAN'S HALT (From our own correspondent.) The heavy storm last week did some damage but nothing serious, i Mr. Frank Butcher cut his foot very severely with an axe last Mon day, almost severing the part with toes attached from the remainder of the foot. Things are not running too smoothly at Wiseman's Wharf. Clarence Pemberton left on Satur day and Greentree has not gone to work till this week. The Mangrove people were a little disappointed at not receiving a visit from the Minister for Works and Member for the Electorate during their recent tour : especially a deputation with a lady spokes woman who were going to wait on them ! Mr. Ted Greentree had a curious experience the other day, on return ing to where he had left a basin of butter, he found a pig had taken it. and gone to tho house as fast as he could go and ail efforts to drive him, the pig, away proved in vain till part of a loaf of bread was thrown out and having eaten that he went away contentedly. Ted as sures us th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
j -Business. L. W. TURNBULL, Late Bennett and Turnbull, N.S.W. FRUIT EXCHANGE; Bathurst-street, Sydney. FEUIT COMMISSION AGENT. GENERAL PEODUOE AGENT. Consignments Promptly Attended to, and the Highest Market 1'riee obtainable for all Farm Produce. M?3Efc"ST T. A. JABP7^, - THE - Leading \ jügl-class Tailor, RIVERSTONE. All Goods of Highest Quality. A Perfect Fit Guaranteed. SAC SUITS FROM £3 3B. TROUSERS FROM 15s 6D. Give Him a Trial. Ploughs! Ploughs! The Lightest and Cheapest DOUBLE* FUBßOW PLOUGHS ia the Distant. A Guarantee given with every Plough. The Champion Horseshoer. Make No Mistake. AU Kinds of Implements Made or Be« paired. What You can't get done any where else, bring it to Me, and I will do it. I have the only Lathe in the district for turning iron. TV RISING done daily on beBt tyreing plates. Wheelwrighting in ell its branches. Make no Mistake at Jim Huntys GEORGE-ST., WINDSOR. North Richmond Bakery. G. RODGERS, Baker and (General Store keeper, BEGS to thank his nume...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
THOS. LOBB, DRAPERY & DRESSMAKING ESTABLISHMENT GEORGE-STREET, WINDSOR. OUR DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT is m eharee of MISS LONG, late of K Farmer and Oo'e.. Sydney, and Customers can rely on obtaining an Excellent Style and Fit. We keep no shoddy stuff, and we Mark our Goods in Plain Figures. Note the Address : GBORGE-STREET, WINDSOR. Ladies, YOUE ORDERS FOR SUMMER DRESSES will have our best attention. A NICE RANGE OF DRESS MATERIALS TO SELECT FROM, which, Price and Quality considered, we think will please you. Good Value in Gloves, Parachutes and Hosiery. Agent for Madam Wiegel's Paper Patterns and Publications. MRS. W. CAMPBELL, GKEBOBGrE - ST., "WIJ5T3DS03R. The Emporium Stores,, WISEMAN'S FERRY. T. C. CHISELING, Proprietor, The Universal Provider. A LARGE STOCK of DRAPERY, GROCERY, IRONMONGERY, BOOTS and¡ 8 HOES. Patent Medicines of Every Description in Stock. All Goods at Sydney Prices. Goods delivered to aDy part of the Hawkesbury and its Tributaries by the Floating Store,...
Concert at Kurrajong Heights. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
Concert at Kurrajong Heights. __ é i A concert in aid of the Patriotic Fand arranged by Miss Powell, took place in the School Ball on Friday evening, the 26th. Of course everyone is not able to go to the war and fight, so in order to show that *. To-day jsve are soldiers all,1' theabore method is resorted to tor the purpose of assisting those who have pro ceeded to thc front. Patriotic feeling, indeed ran high, and manifested itself in an astonishing manner. After the sing ing by Miss F. C. Powell of Kipling's "Absent Minded Beggar' the audience joined with much energy in the off re curring appeal, Pay, pay, pay, and pay the audience did with a light hearty goad will Coins rattled on to the platform in a continuous clatter, and the opportunity was promptly seized to pass the hat to the more distant pans of the hall, the result was that over £3 was added to the above fund. It may be mentioned that this amount exceeded any collection previous ly obtained on the Heights. The follow ing...
Richmond Court House Returns. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 February 1900
Richmond Court House Returns. _ I We are indebted to our worthy guardian and C.F.S., Constable Illingworth, for the following figures, as showing the returns re ceived at the local Court House for the following items : PETTY SESSIONS COUBT TRANSAC TIONS : Number of Petty Sessions Court Cases where accused have been arrested, exclusive of arrests un der Licencing Act .37 Number of Petty Sessions Court Sum mons Cases, exclusive of Sum mons Cases under the Licensing act .39 Number of Arrests or Summons Canea under the Licensing Act, 45 Vic. No. 14 and 46 Vic. No. 24. 2 Number of Municipal Appeals dealt with ....24 Number of Applications for Auc tioneers', Pawnbrokers', Haw kers', Coach, Fishing Boat, men's, and other Licenses ... ll SMALL DEBTS COUBT. Number of Plaints entered ... ... 27 Number of Executions issued ... 5 Number of Bills of Sale registered... 1 MISCELLANEOUS. Number of Tobacco Licenses issued 27 Number of Timber Licenses, &c, issued, when the C. P.S. is not Land...