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The Battle of Gettysburg. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
The Battle of Gettysburg. After a lapse of seven years, the manage ment of the Cyclorama decided to replace " Jerusalem " by re-erecting the masterpi?ce of Cycloramic Art, the " Battle of Gettys burg," which caused so much excitement here some years ago. For the last four years America and Europe have been searched for a scene fit. to replace Jerusalem and follow " Gettysburg," but nothing could be found that would not suffer too much by com parison. A South African scene could not be had, a battle scene was wanted, and a constant wish being expressed by Cyclorama visitors to see Gettysburg again," it was determined-as nothing equal to it in any part of tne world could be found-to re erect Gettysburg. This has been done, and visitors to the city will, after recent events, find a special interest in seeing what war really means. The management have added a most facinating novelty to the Hall of Illusions, which, with a quantity of new
WISEMAN'S FERRY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
WISEMAN'S PERRY. It was our p»nful duty , last week to report the Meath of Mr. George Douglass, sen., ox Lower Hawkesbury, but sinoe then ms helpmate through life has passed away, at the ripe old age of 82. The vemaios were laid to rest in the local: cemetery on Friday afternoon last, ¿1 the presenoe of a large concourse of people from all parts of the district. They were a highly respeo^' and lived Su^rS^I^S^^^^^^^ ftaAhBj^^ttll^lying m n nf. retained^nBwiousness totheend. The Rev, James Colwell conducted both funerals. It was a great blow to* the family losing both parents within a week. The surroundings of the Ferry look beautiful. The late rains have made the grass grow on the flats, and the j corn is just above ground. The Member for the District, Mr. B. i Hall, accompanied by Mr. Smith, from the Water Conservation Department, and Mr. Pinkstone, of the " Hawkes bury Herald," paid a visit to the Ferry on Monday of last week. Mr. Smith's mission was to choose a site for a public ...
MEETINGS. Hawkesbury District Agricultural Association. PRINTING TENDERS CONSIDERED. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
~"tural Association. PRINTING TENDBES>&lt; CONSIDERED. A committee meeking ot the above was held ín^'^e'.^pw^^v^ow^n' Tuesday afternoon. The attendance was not qolté\àir,g3ftl'iis usual. Those present wlée^liëssrs. P¿H. Ridge, J.P», and A.^uckerman, J»P. (vice-presidents), Hev, j. Howell Erice, G. E. Woodhill, H. Dunstan, R. A. Pye, J, Hull, W. Mitchell, S. and J. Farlow, H. and W. Steven son, S. Gow, J. T'. Gosper, J. Town, J. Gray, P. Holland, S. Cox, J. Dickson, and 0. S. Gaest (secretary). An apology was read'from the president, Mr. Brinsley Hall, M.Pi, who was away at St. Albans, at tending -the funeral of a relative. An apology was also made for the treasurer, Mr. E. H. Street, J.P. Mr. Ridge occupied the chair. Accounts were passed for pay ment. The JSecretary submitted four sketches' of designs for a challenge medal for corn-husking, the last holder of the fastest time to retain same till his record is beaten, and so on. A selection was made, and £3/3/ voted for t...
FREEMAN'S REACH. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
FREEMAN'S REACH. Messrs. Wallace Smith and R. Izzard last week caught several splendid perch in Currency Creek. Some of them weighed up to 31b. Mr. James Wood has gone in for sheep farming, having recently ac quired a nice little flock. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Freeman's Beach P.A. was held on Thursday evening of last week. Members mustered strongly, and a lot of business was done. There is every prospect of a prolific crop of apricots this season, and in fàôÇall other kinds of stone fruit. ""v,_ -
Windsor Borough Council. BATHERS AND CYCLISTS BETTER BEWARE! [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
Windsor Borough Council. BATHERS AND CYCLISTS BETTER BEWARE ! The regular fortnightly meeting of the above was held on Wednesday night, when there were present the Mayor.(Aid. Paine) and Aid. Berckelman, Hannabus, Taylor, and Dean. An apology was made for Aid. Primrose, through illness. Correspondence. Rev. J. Winspear applied for per mission to erect a gospel tent in McQuade Park in connection with a united mission in November. Unanimously granted. Re clearing South creek : A letter was read from the Department, sent through Mr. Hail, M.P., stating that the matter would have to stand over till funds were available. The Mayor : That meant till the estimates were passed. Mr Hall intended to keep an eye to the matter. The council agreed they could not do better than leave it to Mr. Hall. A. J. S. Bank, Richmond, askiug that the amount due to the bank be paid off. Aid. Dean : How much is it ? The Mayor: -£100. He didn't think there was any occasion to be so pressing. The council had no...
GROSEWOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
GROSEWOLP. I The following are the results of the I monthly examinations held at the local public school tor the month of Sep I tember .--First class, Kitty Wood 126, Vincent Driscoll 111, Bita Allen 102 : second class, Phyllis Matheson 142, Timothy Driscoll 103, Nora Stinson 102; third class, Austin Stinson 95, Eileen Dunstan 81. The highest number of marks that oould have been received was 160, so that Phyllis Matheson vas the dux of the school with 142. The teacher, Miss Camp bell, is taking .these examinations so that she can judge fairly at the end of the year wbiob pupil has made the most progress during the year ending June, 1903, and, therefore, will be deserving of the gold medal kindly offered by Mr. Simpson.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
MASSEY-HARRIS HIGH-GRADE FARM MACHINERY. ""Stripper Harvester Wide Open Reaper and Binder Reapers-Back and Side Delivery Brentford Mowers Hay Rakes-26-tooth and 32-tooth Grain and Fertilizer Drills Spring-Tooth Cultivators and. Seeders j &lt; Disc Harrows-12 disc, 14 disc Lever Harrows-Spike and Spring- i Tooth j Diamond Harrows-6 sizes Scufflers-various sizes and styles j Plows-all sizes and styles « Peerless " Binder & Thrasher Oil "Blue Ribbon" & "Red Star" Binder Twine ^Traction Engines and Threshers IPIY-PJIRQIS CO., Lilied, 35 Broadway, Sydney. C. S. GUEST, AGENT, RICHMOND. MANURES FOR MAIZE AND ALL CROPS. POTATO MANURES,.. DEPARTMENT of AGRICULTURE' POE BBSS? AOEB OF "E,OT,-A.O?OH3S WAS WON BY GROWER .WHO USED SHIRLEY'S FBRTIXiISHIfc (Yield-10 TONS 12 OWT. 2 ORS. per acre.) Two Unmanured Acres Only Yielded 7 tons 6 cwt. 1 qr. and 3 tons 10 cwt. 1 qr. 24 lbs. each. THE WINNER OF THE SECOND PRIZE ALSO USED SHIRLEY'S FERTILISER. (Yield-10 tons 7 cwt. 2.qr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
LADIES' CORSETS WE ARE SHOWING A Splendid Assortment -OF THE Best Makes in Corsets. THE CELE-^^ fJJ at 4/6, "BRATED* \f pj O m 5/1L7/U The p.D. Oorsete from 7/11 O.P. A La Sirene Oorsete, New Correct Erect Forms, 7/6 per pair Ladies' Underclothing, Baby Linen, afc. D, HOLLAND & CO, WINDSOR, MEN'S HATS, SHIRTS, TIES, BRACES, A OHOIOE OOLLEOTION. -^D. Holland & Co.
PING-PONG. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
PING-PONG. A ping-pong tournament, promoted by the Bichmond School of Arts committee, WSB held on Monday evening last. The matches were played under Mr. G. B. Woodhill's supervision, and Mr. Sid. Adams acted as i umpire. Fifteen entries were received, and some exciting and well-played heats were witnessed. Miss Dransfiekl (Sydney) was the winner, and Miss C. Smith (North Sydney) runner-up. Some excellent play was shown in the final. The first to con gratulate the winner wrns her opponent, Miss Smith, which -mows fine sporting instinot. Mr. G. E. Woodhill is giving a trophy for a tournament to be played at Kurrajong shortly*
[?] Sunday School. 82ND ANNIVERSARY [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
. Another anidTereary of the old «od historic^WmdsorWesleyan Sunday School has passed, - and for many years no more successful fonction has been held than that of Sunday last, when the 62nd anniversary was celebrated. Special services started at 3 o'clock, when the church was crowded to overflowing. A platform had been erected in one end of the church, with seating accomodation for the Sunday school children, teachers, and choir-numbering fully one hun dred. The building was nicely decor ated for the occasion, and presented quite a pretty spectacle. A choir of over seventy trained voices, under the conductorship of Mr. J. M. Lane, assembled, and better singing has never been heard in the church. Besides the organ (Mr. E. Board), and the piano (Miss Eunice'Myers), a splendid orchestra-consisting of Mr. Hilton Moses (1st violin), Miss Nina Callaghan (2nd violin), and Mr. Beg. Callaghan (flute)-added much to the musical portion. The usual hymns were sung, and a particularly pretty piec...
RIVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
RIVERSTONE. Monday last was observed as a public holiday here. All the stores closed. The Roman Catholic Sunday School picnic took place on Monday last at Mr. J. Fletcher's paddock. There was a very large gathering present, and everybody enjoyed themselves, in spite of the disagreeable day. Monday last was the hottest day experienced here this season, and together with the boisterous wind which sprang up, made it anything but pleasant for those seeking enjoy ment. If you want a pair of comfortable fitting boots, and a pair that will Bee you through th« winter, give your order to C. F. Mortley, who turns out nothing but the very best article.* Mr. R. Sheppard met with a nasty accident at the meat works on Wed nesday last. It appears that he was dressing a sheep, and in pulling the skin from the breast, and, having the knife in his right hand, almost severed his left thumb. He wa6 conveyed to the residence of Dr Studdy, but, that gentleman being in Sydney, Constable rigor, of the loca...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
TENNIS. Wilberforce and Sackville clubs meet on the former's court to-morrow. Windsor Superior Pabilo School and Freeman's Beach clubs meet at Freeman's Keach to-morrow. A match was played on the Windsor S. P. 8. Court on .Saturday afternoon last between the Public School Club and Wilber force Recreation, and resulted in a win for the borne team by 6 games. Following were the teams :?-Windsor, Misses L. Upton, B. Gosper, and Masters B. Bowd, H. Bowd, H. Tuckerman, J. Davis, J. Bourke, and A. Hughes; Wilberforce, Misses F. Turnbull, E. Turnbull, J. Turnbull, and Messrs. B, Hall, H. Chapman, M. Hall, G. Williams, and H. Bose. Scores :-Windsor 51 games, ¡ Wilberforce 49 games. j Several private picnics were he'd along-South Greek on Monday. No better picnicking sputs could be found in the whole district than along this picturesque stream, and, if facilities for boating were made easier, it would prove a big attraction to Sydney as well as district folks.
MRS. MARGARET FLEMING. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
MRS. MARGARET FLEMING. We are abo Börry to have to record the death of Mrs. Margaret Fleming, of Central Macdonald, which took place on Tuesday, at her résidence. Another of the good old Hawkesbury natives-bora at Wilberforce-gone to rest! She was in her 89th year. Her husband, George Fleming, pre deceased her by 22 yeats. Mrs. George Cobcroft, of Wilberforce, now verging on the eighties, is a sister of deceased, arid is the sole remnant of a family of nine daughters (the ; McGuinesses), of whom the old hands J Mn^i^^^^l^a^^r ^¿^^ ^ wonderful woman. Ùp lo à weeî ; before her death she could read and chat with great spirit, but for some time it was, seen that her day was drawing nigh. She leaves a family ol five sons - Henry, Joseph, John, George, and William-all residing on the Macdonald, and one daughter Mrs. James Jurd, of St. Albans. The late Mrs. Bichard Holland, of New town, Windsor, was also a daughter. One son (Prosper) died. Deceased resided on the Maodonald for over 60 year...
Church Services. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
Church Services. SUNDAY, OCTOBBB 12. OHÜBCH OF ENGLAND. St. Matthew's, Windsor, Special Com memoration Services, 86th Anniversary. Morning 6, Holy Communion ; Ii a.m. ; 3 p.m., Children's Floral Festival; 7.80 p.m. Special music at all, the services (orchestra). Preacher for the day, Rev. G. D'Arcy Irving. Vineyards, 8.30, Mr. L. Barnett. Marsden Park, 3, Rev. Gk F. B. Manning. St. Peter's, Richmond, ll and 7, Ber. J. Howell;Price, Rural Dean. St. Paul's, Agnes Banks, 3.30 p.m. North Richmond, 3.30 ; St. Stephen's, 7 ; Heights, Il ; Salis Flats, 3.30. St. Albans, 7 ; Wallambyne Common, ll ; Central Macdonald, 3 ; Rev. H. W. Rogers. Wiseman's Ferry, 3 ; Lower Portland, 10.30, Mr. J. T. Marx. ROHAN CATHOLIC. Windsor, Mass, 10 o'clock ; Evening Devotions, 7.30. Riverstone, Mass, 8 o'clock. Rev. B. McDonnell. METHODIST. Windsor, ll, Mr. M. Myers; 7, Rev. J. W. Winspear. Richmond ll, Rsv. J. W. Winspear ; 7, Supply. North Richmond, ll, Supply. Kurrajong, 2.30, Mr. M. Myers. Wilberforce, ...
THE HOLIDAY. Wesleyan Sunday School Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
Wesleyan Sunday School Picnic, f The ^nual Sunday school picnic :: in connection :Swith>;/the Windsor Wesleyan Church was held at the U&wkeji&ury Racecourse on Monday. 4 very1>lBrge gathering ol children, parents, and visitors assembled, and put in a moat pleasant time. 'J.1M&lt; picnickers were ¿conveyed to and from the ground in Mr. W. F. Liusley's coaches, and everything went off as merry as a marriage-bell AU sorts of games vere arranged for the juveniles, and abundance of good wholesome refreshments were provided for them, lt is a day that is looked forward to by the youngsters, and the merry time they spend ie fresh in their memory from one picnic to the other. Nothing took place to mar the pleasure of the outing, and all who participated therein say they had never spent a better day. _
Windsor School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
Windsor School of Arts. A committee meeting of the above was held on Wednesday night. Present-Dr. Callaghan (president) and Messrs. F. Campbell, A. Hanna bus, J. J. Paine, J. W. Chandler, W. Perry, C. Chester, R. B.Walkèr, J. H. Bloome, D. Holland, and Geo McCauley (hon. secretary). Accounts were passed. A lengthy discussion ensued with regard to the purchase of the adjoin ing land. Mr. Hall, M.P., had been requested to urge the Government to resume the land and grant it to the institu tion. The Secretary explained .there was a probability of the offer being withdrawn if there was much further delay. Mr. Walker was in favor of pur chasing straight out, and going for a a grant afterwards. A government resumption business might take years. The price of the land was £65, and there was £87 to the credit of the building fund. There was ? a lengthy debate over the questions of convej'ances, mort gages, trustees, &c, which at last dwindled itself down to an argu ment amongst the th...
COLLEGE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
. , , % tbegArden plots Jo iront foi ike buddings, and on nil sides abundance of beautiful blooms are to A handsome structure is being j erected in front of the main buildings, which will be used as a patting, seed, and tool room. It was designe I by Hr. Adam Brooks, and is being built \ ' ander bis supervision. When finished v i( will be quite an ornament to the j place A tool house is also being j : erected in Mr. Alford's section. About 3000 ornamental trees have | been scoured from the State nursery for improving the grounds, forming hedges and shelter for the cattle. Owing to the drought in the 'interior j very little demand has been made for j trees, and the Principal took the ad vantage of securing sufficient to do j the whole of the grounds. The gardener and his assistants have been kept busy planting them out. The work on the farm is in full swing. Corn, millets, melons, pum kins, squashes, cow peas, and other j fodder are being planted with a view of getting early summer c...
Picnic at Sackville. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 10 October 1902
Picnic at Sackville. A party of young folks from Wind* sor and Richmond-consisting of Misses M. Sly, A. Allen, E. B. Gosper, H. and H. Hughes, and Messrs. rW. Crowley, W. Sly, A. and H. Smith, and H. Gosper-selected the lovely Sackville Reach as the scene for a picnic on Monday. The party met at Windsor station on the arrival of the 7.20 a.m. from Richmond, and were conveyed to Sackville in Mr. JeBse Gosper'B coach. .Having ob tained such an early etart, the drive down proved cool and pleasant. On arriving at Wilberforce the party was further augmented by the company of two charming young ladies from that place. Sackville WEB reached about 9 o'clock, where Mr. Watkins, the genial postmaster, kindly loaned his boat to the party. Boarding it, the excursionists rowed up the river to the well-known Tizzana vineyards, where the evergreen Mr. Laraghy, as usual, proved a delightful host, and kindly conducted the party through the cellars, &c. He abo placed his boat at their disposa...