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POETRY. A WAR WAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
POETRY. -- . A WAR WAIL. By A. NEGLECTED \BENEDIOT. I used to think my wife was quite A model pt ber kind. But mw,ifie war bj« come, I am To otfa*r thottghle inclined, in thesft|wd lifter day«, alsa ; Unmerided ie my state Sbe'e makiwthjngB for " Tommy," u ' And heYlittorand haB to wait. íutotóft button'Weeks' ago Prçta^my; ojd.çverooftt, And of 4htt «o^tàs&t t bade >Alaria mako ft, note. That button Jiûtl ie off, and I'm Abandoned io my fate ßhe'a working" terns" for Tommy," And ber husband bas to Wait 1 Pte socks that come borne (rpm the Wash Will soon be past repair ; In front my toesttick out-behind : My patient beek are bare. In vain I Mptj&t darnings to Wr-'i^bien^uided^' mate BbeVsSWebirtB fer ** Tommy," : And fanï husband bas to wait 1 lire this campaign, is over-do YoHnoticaiiow-isdiairei - My wardrobe will, Irm verysiire, . _ 'á#fc: j ©arly ujatil late. . $he's fussing over " Tommy!" . And lier buiband bas to wait !
Hone Heke, M. P. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Hone H eke, M. P. THE Maori Parliament, -which was to assemble on Thursday, was to consider the question of sending Hone Heke, one of their num- ber, to England to lay their griev- ances before the Imperial author- ities. We are not aware that the Maori's have any great grievances which require ventilation, the! purpose of this paragraph is to j draw attention to a few interest- ing facts which surround the name of Hone Heke. He is a pure blood Maori, a member of the House of Representatives, the eon of a King in former times, a man of great intellect, of easy and graceful language, with a perfect command of the English tongue, as well as his own, a good ac- quaintance of the English litera- ture, and an attractive presence. He stands as a proof of the very superior qualities which the Maori race possess, which en- titles them to be considered one of the most Uiglily talenjted of coloured racës. This fact ÎB*^ the inoré remarkable when it is considered that their origin must necessa...
Sanitary Buildings. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Sanitary Buildings. WHILE the country people are indulging in ali sorte of fearful forebodings about the plague, their city cousins are almost welcoming a visitation which might awaken the local govern- ing bodies to a sensf of the great possibilities their field of opera- tions give them to ytork for. Mr. Lynè began by talking about re- suming all .the, Government wharves along t)£ë infected area, ând^ra^nç ;onjr^3ter by suggesting that the centre portion. of the city should be resumed by the Government and converted into a creditable business locality. This, of course, is a large order, but is perfectly practicable, and it was something of this which was held in view by those who were advocating the greater Sydney movement some months ago. In Loudon, Glasgow, Bir- mingham, and other large cities this has been done with emin- ently successful results, not only has the Avork proved a great im- provement to those cities, from a spectacular as well as as a sani- tary point of view, bu...
Broom Millet. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Broom Millet. The crops appear to have done fairly well. There is every chance of a good yield of heads, and, as prices are very high just, now, this crop will, in many instances, be a very profitable one. In order to obtain a first-class sample, it is necessary to cut the heads before the seed is properly matured, it will then have a green tinge, which is very desir- able. The Feed from sueü heads is hardly suitable for seed purposes, aud I would advise leaving sufficient heads to lipen their reed for ute the following season. The miniature seed can be used for feed- ing to pigs, poultry, &c.
FROM OUR EXCHANGES. The Bubonic Plague. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
FROM OUR EXCHANGES. The Bubonic Plague. Mr. JoBeph Benjamin, medical prac- titioner, Ahmedabad, India, sent a paper to the " British Medical Journal" for publication, containing a serieB of hints to the native public as to precau- tions to be taken during a plague epi- demic. A summary is given below. Al- though these suggestions were particu- larly framed to refer to the natives of India, on which account some are inap- propriate as regards a »white race, they as a whole contain several hints which should prove valuable at present. 1. Baths in warm water daily, and after rub with olive or other oil. 2. Keep clothes and bedding clean. 3. Whitewash house aud remove rub- bish to a distance. 4. Prevent overcrowding. 5. Ventilate apartments freely. 6. Keep gutters, cesBpcols, etc., clean, using a disinfectant. 7. Boil drinking water. 8. Avoid chills and keep indoors after dark. 9. Boil milk, and eat fresh vegetables and sound grain ; do not fast, 10. Burn benzoin or other disinfectant f...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
HERE^NDTHERE. BY MAX SLOUDBX. One of tbe most enjoyable r« excursions that have taken pie far some time, «as that which w run hy the fast and commodio steam ship Hawkesbury on ti 26th ultimo. Mr. Peter Ken had the steamer chartered for ti occasion, and that gentleman d serves no small amount of prai for the unstinted energies which 1 displaced in endeavouring to gi' the Hawkesburyites a delighf outing. As soon as Mr. Ken made known his intention of rn: sing the excursion a great mai people thought the steamer woui be crowded, ave, they thougl when one so highly esteemed i Peter Kemp (the world's tx-cbat pion sculler) chartered a boat lil the Hawkesbury ihat people fro; all parts of the district would floe ou b'.-.ii d. But when the day cane round those who availed thcniseta of the trip were very much sui prised to see only about 100 pei sons iu attendance. Some chi their neighbours for not pjttronisin Mr. Kemp, who ran the trip mot for the delectation of the peop] (for nearly all th...
THE APIARY. (From the " Agricultural Gazette.") [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
THE,A£AARY. BY ALBERT GALE. ] (From the " Agricultural florette.") Tue beehive and ito inhabitants are like the conjurer s inexhaustible bottle, only there is no trickery about it ; never- theless, they contain a never-ending theme. Dr. Johnson said : " I have often amused myself with thinking bow dif- ferent a place London is to different people," and I have said, if not in so many words, the same in regard to the beehive and its inhabitants. The scien- tist, from his standpoint, sees only the wonders of the sociality of insects and their wonderful architecture. Both of theBe, to the uninitiated, are mysterious adaptations to the domestic economy in bee-life. Solomon of old held up the ant as an example of industry-" Consider the ant." The moralist of to-day points the improvident and lazy to (he thrift of the hive-" Consider the bee." Pater- familias takes his text from the same source from which to reprove and improve, his share of the coming generation. The commercial man look! ...
HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB. Appended are tbe weights for the events to be run at the Autumn Meeting of the above club to-morrow : PARK STAKES HANDICAP, 6 furlongs. et Poona. 9 Silver ForeBt 8 Solem. 8 Lochiel... 8 Alannab... _. 8 Oin. 8 Alice M Carthys Folly. Trienid. Lockstitch_ Coolgardie... La Mogue.... Hazel Girl... st lb 7 0 7 0 7 0 7 0 Molly Biley.. Bifleite. Maranoa. Uhiselbank... Sunday. 6 12 Minnie S. 6 12 Planet. 6 12 Colleen Rhua (late Colleen)6 12 Rusty. 6 12 Tranquility.. 6 7 Autocrat. 6 7 CLARENDON HANDICAP, 6 furlongs. Bob. boreas II.. .. Ranjitsinhji. Napoleon. Merralie...t.. Djzoa. Jean. Buttanda. Cyanide. Goldsmith... Noble Lady.. California.... Hereford. st lb 9 5 9 2 st lb 7 12 7 12 7 10 7 10 Glitter. Cast Iron. í¡ 9 Mishap. 8 9 Auda:. ti 2 Rock of Ages 7 10 8 2 Highlander.. 7 7 8 2 Melodian. 7 7 8 2 Triem. 7 0 8 2 Prima Donna 7 0 8 2 Skien Dhu... 7 0 8 2 Nightfall. 7 0 7 12 Jenny Moore 6 9 7 12 NURSERY HANDICAP, 5 furlongs. st lb st lb Carline. 9 5 Beacon. 7 2 Portlan...
Sorghum. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Sorghum. Many of the crops will now be ready for cutting for green feed and ensilage. Some farmers adopt the plan of mixing the maize and sorgnnm when rilling the silo, and this appears ts be a satisfactory plan, lt couli, however, be much im- proved upon by adding a small quantity of lucerne, cow-pea, or other crop of the same family.
ORCHARD & FARM. Maize Harvesting. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
ORCHARD& FARM. Bx GEORGE 7ALDER. (From the «' Agricultural Gazette.") Maize Harvesting. Haryesting operations will shortly be in full swing. The dry weather experi- enced daring December and January greatly affected most of tte crops, but in many instances they have stood the ordeal well, and good yields will be ob tained. I would again oall the attention of our farmers to the antiquated system of maize harvesting. The amount of I hand-labour required under the present system is far too much to allow of paying j a fair wage-that is, if the grain is to be sold at average market rates. First of all, the cobs are pulled and placed in bags, then carted to the barn and laid out to dry : next they are husked, and finally put through the sheller and baged ready ¡ for market. In mott instances this work, with the exception of the carting, is all dont by hand. In the annual report of the Department of Agriculture, Washing- ton, U.S.A., the following remarks ap- pear on the production...
COLO. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
COLO (From our own Correspondent.) Mr. W. Woodbury has sent few consignments of apples awa lately, which ought to top tl market. Most of the local farmers ha^ commenced gathering their maiz and the yield in most parts &lt; this locality is very satisfactory. We thought a wedding was o the tapis some time ago, but w are now told that it has bee "called off." Never mind, Jin "There'll come a time som day." The Colo melon-beds are a] about done. Some oft the grow ers out on the Hawkesbury Rive expect to market a good man; dozen yet, for which they antici pate high prices. Rumour has it that Mr. Jame Hulbert intends taking his de parture for South Africa (not ii search of Boers, but diamonds) ii the near future. We can ill affor&lt; to lose Jim, for he is Colo's mos popular resident, but we wisl him luck in Boer-land. The orange orchards arounc here are at present looking splendid^ thanks to the recen rains. Red scale and white lic( are very bad in some of the or chards,...
WILBERFORCE. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
(From our own correspondent.) Mr. and »rs. Stephens,,of !*ydney. are spending a few weeks with Mrs. Subileus' parents. M TB. Cameron (Mr. ijnghes' sister), of Mudge', is ai present on a viait to vVii faerturoe. Miss Vida Ezzy, of Millthorpe, anti MÍES Lewis, of Sydney, aie ou a visit to Mr. R. Greentree. A cricket match is spoken of for Easier Monday, between a team ut lucal ladies and thu " ol « buffers." The pupils if Miss Smith intend hold- ing au invitation conceit in the Aus- tralian Hall on Wednesday next. The usas.1 Lenten service was not held Tuesday last, owin^ to the fact that Revs. Newton and Tay»or were both ill. Splendid rain feil here o « Friday last, and continue J np till ftikiday r»un&lt;Liy. lt was very badly needed, aud uu.v tue farmers are rejoicing. The weekly Satu duy night .la-c s f.u the winier commenced in the Austr lian Hall ou ^aviirdíiy nigi'it ia>t f'tic e w.w ! a good y number of young folks present At last a start is made to have our Church ...
HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB. TIPS FOR TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB. TIPS FOB TO-MORROW. (BY AÜGÜB'R GHOBT.) Following are " tips " for the races to be run to-morrow at the H.B.C. meeting. As I bare not had an opportunity to see the acceptances, I am giving this forecast, which I think, providing they start, will not be far out : PARK STAKES. Trienid . 1 La Hogue. 2 Maranoa. 3 CLARENDON HANDICAP. Dozon . 1 Cast Iron. 2 Noble Lady . 3 NURSERY HANDICAP. Isa. 1 Bar One . 2 Tricum . 3 HAWKESBURY HANDICAP, Beaufort. ... 1 The Prize. 2 Wyalong. 3 WELTER HANDICAP. Manganese (with a start) 1 Hereford. 2 Plain Bill IL . 3 Mr. Bussell Walker, son of the Hon. Wm. Walker, M.L.O., who is an assistant in the branch office of the Commercial Bank at Bunda- berg, has received promotion, and has been transferred to a place named Longreach.
ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THE PRINCE OF WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
ATTEMPTED ASSASSINA- TION OF THE PRINCE OF WALES. (Br Wrara.) Intelligence «nts telegraphed from Bruneis, the capital of. Belgium, on thursday, that a dastardly attack was made there on Wednesday on the life of the Prince of Wales. At the northern railway station ofthat city be was waylaid by a. youth, who fired at him twice with a revolver. The would-be assassin happily missed his aim with both shots, the Prince being uninjured. The miscreant was arrested- He gave his name as Sipido, and when searched his pockets were found to be stuffed with anarchist literature!
RICHMOND. Interesting Cricket Match. BUYERS V. GROWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
RICHMOND. Interesting Cricket Match. BUYERS V. GROWERS. A most enjoyable time was spent by a cricketing team of Kurrajong residents, on Thursday last at Manly, when no less than 14 journeyed by the 7 a.m. train from Richmond forthat place,to try con- clusions with a team organised by the firm of Messrs Pope and Griffiths, fruit-buyers of Sydney. The localités who journeyed down included :-Messrs. J, Dunston, W. Dunston, G. Woodhill, J. W. Alli- son, J. Town, T. McMahon, F. McMahon, F.Pitt, A. Smith, A. Devlin, W. Ross, Bert, Cline and Brinsley Hall. As soon as possible after arrival a start was made, and tiie Kurrajong Captain, winning the toss, decided to hat. Mr. A. Smith played a splendid innings for 53, among the strokes he made were 8 4's and 2 5's. Mr. Jack Dunston surprised the Manlyites when he placed the first ball away for three, however, in the next bowl, when trying to repeat the dose, he was clean bowled. The batsman, so our correspondent states, retired amidst loud app...
Windsor Police Court. THURSDAY, 5TH APRIL, 1900. (Before Messrs. J. Ross and D. Mayne, J's.P. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Windsor Police Court. THURSDAY, 5TH APRIL, 1900. (Before Messrs. J. Boss and D. Mayne, J's.P. Kathleen Mary Jones, an infant aged 3 years, was charged, on the information of her mother, with be- ing of unsound mind. Constable Murdoch deposed that the child had been placed in his charge on Thursday morning on a charge of lunacy. Elizabeth Jones, spinster of Pen- rith, deposed that the child was her daughter, that since its birth it had been subject to fits. The child until the- present time had been under the care of Mrs. Luke. Sarah Ann Luke deposed that the child had been under her care almost since birth ; the child had often taken fits, by degrees she is taking them more frequent, so much so, that she can hardly walk ; the child is quit e helpless and cann at be left for any length of time. The child ia also uuable to feed itself. Dr. J. Callaghan, deposed th »t he had examined the child who be considered was an epileptic imbecile. Witness considered her a proper person to be sen...