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ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
ASSAULT. Arthur Day y. Harry Tinker for as sault. Mr. B. B. Walker appeared for the complainant. Mr. Ot. McCauley appeared for the de fendant. . Arthur Day deposed that be was a groom, residing in Macqoarie street Windsor : knew the defendant ; on Tues day morning, February 2Vth, wittíbaa was cleaning out a box at Fairfield, when defendant came up and said, " What the --have you been doing all this time that you hav'nt. finished your box" ; «ri f np HS ronlííví *' 1 IIDCA hpon AMna «nv box out," defendant said, " Give so cheek or I'll punch you in the eye.*' As wit ness came out defendant punehed him in the .face ; witness went out of the door when defendant told Brooks (another employee) bold his hine ; Brooks took the horse, and defendant again streck witness; witness said, "alright, that will be a dear hit for you" ; defendant then got hold of an iron bar and came towards witness, and again punched him in/the mouth. This happened about half past six in the morning; Brooks was pre...
RICHMOND COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
; RICHMOND COUNCIL. . The regular meeting was held on the 21st inst. Present-The Mayor, and Aldermen Campbell, Allen, Bailey and Kelly. MINUTES. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. Proposed by Alderman Bailey, seconded by Alderman Kelly and carried, " That such portions of the asphalt as may be deemed neces sary by the Works Committee be repaired at once by the day laborer, and that 50 gallons of tar be pro cured for the purpose. EEPOBT. From Finance ( Committee of an estimate in accordance with a sec tion of the Act of 1897. For mally received. A complaint was made by Mr. Mitchell of the manner in which the seats presented by him and Mrs. Mitchell were being wantonly destroyed on the Park. Received, and one pound reward to be offered for the proof of a similar offence. Proposed by Alderman Kelly, seconded by Alderman Allen and carried,-"That Mr. Morgan be requested to urge the Government to pass an Act enabling this Coun cil to vote for Représentatives of the Metro...
COMLEROY ROAD. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
COMLEROY ROAD. (From our own correspondent.) ; Bain is very badly needed at tne pre ll sent" time on the Kurrajong, and it is terrible to see the corn crops that pro 1 m ked to be «o good useless, except as feed . for stock. The orange trees are also \ looking very thirsty. Miss S. Hennessy returned home last week from Quirindi, where she and Miss E. McMahon were on a visit to some friends. The place was too hot for Miss Hennessy, so she came back notmu^h improved by her visit. The country around Quirindi looks terrible for want of rain, and people have to water all their stock out of tank«. There has been no rain there to speak of for twelve monthB. Miss McMahon is still there, and enjoying herself O.K. ; she gives a glowing ac count of the people's kindness and hospi tality. McMahon Bros. are the successful tenderers for S miles of grubbing at Mount Erwin, their tender being £180. This contract has been tendered for twice, and again we hear the price is too high. However, I think ...
MARSDEN PARK. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
MARSDEN PARK. (From our own correspondent.) Rev. H. Piggott conducted re ligious services here on the 19th instant. Mr, Jarrett, general manager for .the Excelsior Land Company, visited his estate here last Satur day. Miss Daisy Lawson has been canvassing the district and its neighborhood on behalf of the Patriotic Fund. Miss Sibyl Green has been suf fering from a severe attack of candy blight, the complaint making the young lady nearly blind. A. surprise party was tendered to Mr. and Mrs. Long on tho l8tn inst., and a first-rate musical pro gramme was rendered. The com pany proceeded to the residence of Messrs. Mangold Bros,, where dancing was indulged ia until mid night. On Wednesday evening, tho lbth instant, the annual meeting of the Marsden Park Presbyterian Church took place, the Kev. C. A. White, B.A.., occupying the chair. The following office-bearers were re elected:-Messrs. Garforth and ïrautvrein as choirmaster and trea surer respectively ; Mr. T. A. Gar rett, sectetai-y,...
A Fish Story. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
A Fish Störy. It seems that the guests of the Hawkesbury Hotel at Wiseman's Ferry, treated themselves - the other Sunday to a picnic. Pulling down the river a few miles the party landed, and had a good unie m. tne ordinary sense of the word. On the way back the boat was anchored, and several members of the party tried their luck at fishing. The lines had been overboard about ten minutes and no one had even a bite. Be coming impatient, Dr.-drew in his line to inspect the bait, when he discovered to his sur prise a dead weight attached. Slowly and curiously he landed the object, which turned out to be a whisky flask with a fish inside. The fish, said the doctor, j probably entered the bottle when quite young, and then had for goteen to come out. [Thus em phasising the beautiful truth of the old proverb-Bring up a child by the bottle, and when he is old he will not depart from it.-ED.] " It had grown too large to pass out of the neck. Only his head protruded. He had grown so fat that h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
ADVERTISERS should inspect our Subscribers' Book. It will show you what an Advertisement is worth. Beturn Thanks for the Libéral Patronage accorded to, them during their CLEARANCE SALE and beg to announce that they #H1 CONTINUE it for 14 Bays Longer at the Reduced Priées SPECIAL LINES 0FFE|I]í8 IPS WEEK: FLANNELETTES, in cream, ¿ink, striped, and fancy patterns, 2s ll|d, 3s lld, 4a lld per doz. yards " SHEETINGS at 5Íd. 7id, lOid per doz. yards. WASHED LONGCLUTH, 2s 114d per doz. yards 3000 Yards of Print from 24d per, yard nAT?OT?/rC3---i -1-- ' iX ~ "~ ~ ~ ~ " %j\ji\oxtJ.*jf aywiai ytuue, m me u;ii., F.D., & other makes, Ladies' Black Kgured Alpaca Skirts at 4s lld, 6s lld, and 8s lld each Ladies' Cabbage Tree Sailor Hats at 2s 3d, 2s lld, 3s lld. > Black Sailor Hats from 4id each 157 EEMNAOTS pf Prints, Flannelettes, Calico, Holland, &o., to be cleared at Ridiculous prices. MEN'S TWEED SUITS, frotaos 6d. " SERGE 8UITS, equal to tailor made, at 17s 6da 23s 6d, 2...
ORIGINAL POETRY. Videtur. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
ORIGINAL POETRY. - Videtur. There are two wara in Choose thoo the rUrht ; For it is left with thee1 ,; To walk in Light Them in R darksome road, Avoid thoa it ; Or eta tbv greviouB load Will heavier sit. There is a narrow way, Not over bright ; .«..,.. Bat if thou tftk'st it not Thy life is night. The God of all that's good Gav« thee a mind To choose the rieht or wrong. The right to find. There are two Gods on earth ; Choose thon the one Who leads thee heavenward Till life is done. If there were not two Gods, . Would there be war ; Would men in hellish strife Each other tear ? Two Gods there are ; but a Mind in given thee To choose the rightful^one, The best to tee. Choose thou the one true God, Of Sigbt and Larc. He who acceptJthj choice Leads the abrçej; y . And cause« all thy life To strengthened^ To fight theftther God Successfully. ¿V -JBBEMIAH JINGLES.
Windsor L. and D. Society. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
Windsor L. and D. Society. Following is the syllabus of the* above society for the remaining part of the cur reut quarter : March 6-Debate. March 13 - Lantern Entertainment (Mr. J. Simpson). March 20-Manuscript Journal. March 27-Strangers' Night. April 3-Debate. April 10-Readings and Recitations. April 17-Lecture (Rev. G. Walters). April 24 Debate. May 1-"Night with Australian Poets" (Mr. J. C. L. Fitzpattiek). May 8-Lecture, " Minetals " (Mr. C. Chester). May 15-Mock Muaicipal Election. May 22-Deuate. May 29 - Popular Science, " Elec tricity." June 5-Debate. June 12 - Lecture, "Cooperation" (Mr. J. Medway Day). June 19-Dtbate. June 26-Lecture, "Love, Courtship, and Marriage " (Rev. A. S. Swift).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
*Hïïs"is only an Outline!! of a few out of many oases. Day by day fresh reports NäR of cure cpme in. It is impossible to publish every ease, even in short summary. AU over Australia live, healthy men and women, once hopeless invalids, have been made ^ rr?» veil and active by Dr. Williams' Pink Pius. Below are ffl))) Very brief summaries of several cases in all parts. Ä t^P fuller account will be sent post free to any address. Çj) I THEY WERE ILL, AND ARE WELL! Thousands of photographs attest the benefit received #by people who were ill-many of them hopelessly Ul, as éÉfo they believed; many Confirmed Invalids, Consumptives, WP wm Cripples, Rheumatic and Bronchitis Sufferers, Dyspeptics, Ä^) ^ who, thanks to- , J| W DR. WILLIAMS' PINK PILLS W VsP have recovered their lost health and'are now quite well. 9^ |P Husband and Wife Cured. W KW , &lt;^ WHEN both husband and wife testify to »») «sf /^é^^ the value of a medicine, its curative Wm Êm^^\ tfS&Sfë&ftro prope...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
. , .The Pope pf; Rome iß 90 years i; : ^f^ tooday (friday). Several wild ducks have heen bagged at Wilberforce during the £ jpast week by Jojal sportsmen. Mr. and Mrs^jT W. Cobcroft left on Wednesday last for a trip to Tasmania, whic U will last about . ' ten days. . The Far-niente gelding,, TJn áaunted, who won the Stewards Mile at Canterbury on Saturday last, was bred at Hobartville. Séven water melons already »eat to Mr. Jas. Hull for his 10s. competition average over oOlbs. each, the total weight of the 7 ¡ "being 35llbs.* Mr. Albert Packsr, of the Bull, ridge, offers a splendid grass pad. dock for sale in this issue, con taining 4Û acres. See advt, on another page. A Revision Court was held on Tuesday morning last at the Wind sor Court Souse, before Afr. F. B. Wilshire, P.M., whentbe elec toral list was revised, and several names added, and others struck off. Master George Cobcroft, son of Uti. H. W. Cobcroft, who has been studying under Professor Butler for some time, intends...
SYDNEY FRUIT MAKRETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
87DKEV FBOIT M AERE TS. Operations in the fruit trade at thc Bathurat-street markets this week were on a restricted scale. The dull weather restricted operations while the general holiday also materially helped to reduce thc volume of trade. Following are thc prices current : £ B d £ 8 d Apples ... 0 1 0 to 0 10 0 Lemons ... 0 3 0 0 15 0 Oranges ... 0 15 0 0 17 6 Apricots ... 0 2 0 0 3 (5 China peaches 0 16 0 3 0 Hums ... 0 3 0 0 6 0 Peaches ... 0 1 0 0 7 0 Nectarines ... 0 3 0 0 9 0 Tears ... 0 2 0 0 10 0 Watermelons 0 2 6 0 5 0 llockmelons 0 2 0 0 3 6
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
MARKETS __ / Only a moderate supply of produce was submitted at auction this week. Melons and pumpkins wete in good de mand at reduced rates. Apart from a slight fall ia potatoes, very little change in prices transpired. Following are the prices outrent : £ s d £ s d Oats. Maize Chaff. Oaten Hay ... Luceme ... Onions Potatoes Butter Bacon Fowls Ducks Muscovies ... Geese Turkeys Eggs. Honey Footwood ... Billet Wood* Bakers' Wood Bundle Wood 0 2 6, 0 2 6 2 15 0 3 10 0 2 16 0 2 10 0 1 12 6 0 0 6 0 0 4J 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 2 6 0 3 6" 0 5 0 0 0 10 0 o 14 0 8 0 0 8 0 0 9 0 0 8 6 0 2 8 0 2 8 8 10 O 4 10 0 3 S 0 4 0 0 2 17 6 0 0 8J 0 0 74 0 3 9 0 3 0 0 4 0 0 4 6 0 12 0 0 13 0 0 2 0 14 0 0 IO 6 0 12 0 0 12 6
COLLEGE V. MILITARY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
COLLEGE V. MILITARY. The above clubs met on the Park wicket on Saturday last in the second round of the competition matches, thc result being a win for the College by 127 runs on thé first innings. Following are the scores :- " MILITARY. Cooper, c J ohnson, b McKillop ... 17 Phillips, b Johnson. 14 Watkins, c Payer, b Johnson ... 17 E. Eather, b McKillop . 1 L. Eather, b McKillop . O Collison, b McKillop. 0 O'Brien, not out . 14 Barber, c and b Warburton -. 6 Paul, b Warburton . 4 Molloy, c and b Tanner . 7 Alcorn, b Tanner . 0 Sundries. 14 Total.S3 Bowling analysis-McKillop, 4 for S3 ; Payer, 0 for 19 ; Johnson, 2 for Ii ; Tanner, 2 for 16 ; Warburton, 2 for 6. COLLEGE. McKillop, l.b.w, b Molloy. 4 Warburton, « and b Eather. 1 I Johnson, b Molloy . 9 Samson, c, b Molloy.HO Campbell, c, b Molloy . 2 Gregg, c, b Molloy . 8 Richardson, c, b Molloy . 49 Alpin, not out.22 Tanner, c, b Eather. 6 George, not oat . 2 Sundries. - ... 8 8 wickets .220
CRICKET. Competition Matches. RIVERSTONE V. RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
' CRICKET. -. Competition Matches. RIVERSTONE V. BICHMOND. The following are the scores of the match Riverstone versus Richmond, com menced on Richmond Park on Saturday last: ErvBBBTOKB-lit inning«. C. Daley, c Pitt, b Derna . S 8. Mason, bowled Waters . 49 W. Mason, c Woodhill, b Devlin ... 4 M. Maguire, b Waters . 6 8. Maguire, b Devlin. 0 H. Bobbins, c Helsham, b Farlow ... * J. Myers, b Devlin . + A. Wiggins, b Mortimer . 16 A. Maguire, not out. 20 1 C. Mortley, b Farlow. 13 ; Sundries . ... 9 : Total .18i BICHMOND-1st innings. J. Waters, c, b Daley.... li O. Farlow, Lb.w., b Daley . 6 D. Price, c and b 6. Magair« ... S B. Klein, b Daley . ... 0 0. Pitt, not out ... ... v ... 88 W, Holborrow, not out ... ... S Sundries ..-. 1 é wickets . 5t
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
FRUIT TREES. Orange Grove Nursery, Freeman's Eeaoh, via Windsor, N.S.W. ABOUT 15,000 CHOICE FRUIT TREES, including Summer Fruits. Also, Choice Bulbs, Ornamental Trtes, BhrubB, and Plants of every description. Farm, Garden, and Flower Seeds sup plied. All letters to be addressed to, IZZARD & CO.. or, NV. M. MOSES, Windsor. QOM MISSION AGE JtJT. A. JURD, - WHOLESALE FRUIT AND PRODUCE AGENT, Fruit Exchange, STD ITE 3T_ All kinds of Farm Produce sold such a? ?aim Dirne Poultry, Eggs, Etc., -'AND - Fullest Market Value Guaranteed with Quick Returns. v Establlshsd 1B84. ROBERT BENNETT, N. S. Wales Fruit Exchange, SYDNEY. FRUIT COMMISSION AGENT. Consignments Promptly Attended to. , Account - Sales and Cheques RENDERED WEEKLY. Intercolonial Fruits . . . . . Always on Hand. GENERAL PRODUCE AGENT. Highest Market Prices Obtained For all Farm Produce. Maize, Pigs, Poultry, Eggs, etc. Every Attention given to consign ments, & prompt returns forwarded CHEQUES WEEKLY. Bank of New S...
FREEMAN'S REACH. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
FREEMAN'S REACH. I (From our own Correspondent.) Miss-Bert. Brewer has left the district And has gone to Sydney to live. Mr. Walter Case has also been ill, and has just returned home from the Sydney Hospital. Mr. &.. Greentree is talking of having a pigeon match at some future time, as he has a fat pig that he wishes to dispose of in that way. Mr. Thoa. Whitby has been seri ously iU for some time, suffering from à weak heart. We hope soon to«ee the old chap about again as walliaf ¿ter. = 11 r^fs AHcs&'ßmith returned home [ on Saturday last and was accom ! panied by Mr. and Mrs. Redfern, of "Orama," Katoomba. Mrs. .Redfern is spending a few days holiday: with Mrs. Lawson Smith. Arrangements 'are being made for a match to be played at Lower Fortland, probably on the 24th inst. The party will travel wthere by 'bus; lt is abo likely that matches will be played with one or two other clubs shortly. Tho hot weather of the last few days lias wrought havoc with the maize crop...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
IN MEMORIAM. WALDEN.-In sad and loving memory of our darling mother, Rachel Wal- den, who died at the College, Rich- mond, May 23rd, 1899. Through all ber pain at times she'd smile, A smile of heavenly birth ; And when the angels called her home She smiled farewell to earth. Heaven retaineth now our treasure, Earth the lonely casket keeps, And the sunbeams love to linger Where our tainted mother sleeps. Inserted by her loving daughter, Re- becca Timmins, and her loving husband, Joseph Walden.
ON THE RIVER. A Christmas Holiday. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 2 March 1900
ON THE RIVER. A Christmas Holiday. Br PATO.TWTÏOED. The scenery about Central Colo must be seen to be understood í it is grand-in places sublime. The high pointed hilb>, the abrupt rug ged points, the massive walls of sand-stone, the deep blue water and the tangled mass of ferns and creepers, and giant gums o'er hangtng the stream, gives one a taste of nature which one does not forget in a day or a month. The Colo, though shallow in places, is cenerallv "... dtep yet clear ; though gentle yet not dall ; Strong without rage; without o'er flowing fall." And I am tempted to quote - the poet further with : "0, could I flow ou .like thee, and . make thy stream My great example, as it is ray theme." And gliding down stream towards the close of the day when the sur face of the water would be as a " sea of glas - , " and not a sound to be heard se ve the dipping of the oars-for even the voices of our light-hearted songsters were hushed, and the merry laugh of the fester was stilled in th...