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RICHMOND COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
RICHMOND COUNCIL. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above Council was he;d at the Council Chambers, Richmond, on Wednesday night last. Present-The Mayor (Alder- man J. W. Hill), and Aldermen Kelly, Skuthorp, Alien, Campbell, Bailey and Ausburn. The Mayor said that before dealing with the business of the evening he wished to draw the attention of the meeting to the fact that Mr. Ausburn has been elected as an Alderman for the Borough. On this, alderman Ausburn's first sitting with the present Council, be wished to tender him a welcome, and also to congratulate him. He, the Mayor, had known bim for a long time, and had always proved him to be a '* straight goer," and he also thought the Council were fortunate in having his assistance in matters pertaining to the interests of the town. Aldermen Kelly endorsed the remarks of the Mayor. Alderman Ausburn returned thanks for the kindly remarks made. He hoped the Aldermen would bear with him, as they should do with anyoce a '- bit green,...
RIVERSTONE. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
RIVERSTONE. (From our own correspondent.) I A new publican has come to River-1 stone. j ¡ Mr. Loreer is erecting à house near McDonnell's poultry-yard. Our town is rapidly extending in this direction. tit. Darling ha« quito lately lost the «ervíceB of Messrs. Green and Tait. Mr. Tait is accepting the offer of a good en- gagement at Bathurst If steps are not soon taken to remove the stagnant water in front of the Police Station, very serions results to health are most likely to follow. We heat that Mr. Grigor has moved in the matter. The hearing of the claim made by the Military C. C. against the Richmonds, on Tuesday night at Windsor, caused some interest here. We hare concluded from the result, that cricket rules are not very hard and fast. The number of sheep slaughtered night- ly at the local works is gradually increas- ing: 1,600 were killed on Wednesday night. For some time previous the num- ber was about 1,000. It is anticipated that there will be a further increase to 2,000 s...
KURRAJONG. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
KURRAJONG. J (From our otra correspondent.) All thc Kurrajong cricketers enjoyed themselves immensely at Manly, and I now bear these matches are to be annual affairs henceforth. The splendid rain we are hRving is doing a large amount of eood, and the or -n je trees around Kurrajong are brightening up and louk themselves a°ain. The worthy secretary, Mr. John McMahon, b&s made finul arrangement« lor thc concert to be held on the middle night of the show, and the services of Mi*w>8 darelle and Mvlott, Mes-sr*. Dave McUiurd un - Fu.iuii. ul*.I several other le uling artists have been secured, n t for- getting Mi. L. De (iroen's on h -stra. which will be an item of first import- ance.
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
MAB££T8. j The quarantining of that portion of Sussex-street in the TÍoinity of King, .street where merchants and seller« of pro« duce usually meet to do business has caused no end of inconvenience to all concerned. Despite the many disadvan- tages merchants and agents have been subjected to during the last couple of days, it is satisfactory tobe able to re- port that a fair turnover was transacted in general produce yesterday. The markets were more settled and somewhat firm in tone. The moderate supply of produce forwarded by rail was quickly disposed of, the only important change in values under the hammer being an ad ' vance in lucerne hay. The inquiry for maize was brisk, the market being firm and lightly stocked. Oats moved steadily, as did chickwheat. Bran was in good demand, while pollard was scarce and in- clined to be dearer. Lucerne continued in good request Straw and oaten hay remained without quotable change. Po- tatoes were plentiful and in fair demand at lower rates. T...
WINDSOR MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
WINDSOR MARKETS. Following are the prices current at the Windsor Markets : £ s d £ a d Maize .. from 0 2 8 to O 2 10 Oit*. OOO 029 Bran ... OOO 009 Potar/es ... 0 2« 036 i ' ' I '-' Complaiucu, it is aik-ged, have been made to the police iroin time to time by ratepayers and property owners that ni»i;teoil ha» been de- posited witiiiu the boundary of the Borough, and also on private pro- perty If tim is a fact, stringent measures should be adopted to put a stop to the practice.
SYDNEY FRUIT MAKRETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
STDNEr FRUIT MAKRBTS. Following are the ¡ £ Apples ... O Lemons ... 0 Oranges ... 0 Apricots ... 0 China peaches 0 Plums ... 0 Peaches ... 0 Nectarines ... 0 Pears ... 0 Quinces ... 0 Fig. ... 0 Persimmons... 0 Mandarins ... 0 Tomatoes ... 0 Grapes ... 0 Watermelons 0 Eockmelons O ¡rices current : sd £ s d 2 0 to 0 IO 0 2 0 0 » 0 3 0 0 7 0 2 0 0 3 6 1 6 0 3 0 2 0 OHO 1 0 0 7 0 3 0 ú 9 0 2 6 0 10 0 3 0 0 5 0 16 0 4 0 1 0 0 4 0 SO 0 15 0 2 6 0 3 0 4 0 0 9 0 2 6 0 4 6 2 0 0 4 Ü
MILITARY. "D" (Richmond) Company. PROGRAMME OF PARADES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
MILITARY. " D " (Richmond) Company. PROGRAMME OF PARADES. Annual Inspection by G.O.C., Centennia' Park, Sydney, 16th Ppril. Annual Inspection by Commanding Offi cer ; particulars hereafter. WHOLE DAYS. 16th April, ll a.m., Centennial Park Sydney, near Queen-street Gatt (dress hereafter), G.O.C's. inspec&lt; tion. 28th April, 10.30 a.m., Drill Hall, Field Day Order with rations in haver- sack ; advanced rear guards ; Com- pany in attack ; signals and bugle . calls. 19l.li May. 10 30, Drill Hall, Field Day Orcer with rations in haversack : advanced and rear guards, outpost, defence expositions, j 9th Jnne, 10.50 a.m., Drill Hall, Field ' Day OHer with rations in haver- sack ; advanced and rear guards ; Company.in action ; attacks and de- fence of different positions. HALF-DAYS. lllh April, 3.S0 pm., Drill Hall, Drill Older ; manual and firing exercises ; Company drill. 1 Uh April, 3.30 p.m., Drill Hall, Drill Order ; sectional drill, close order, saluting, piling and grounding...
Marble Cities. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Marble Cities. THE " Australian Star " is not re- markable as a general thing for the grandeur of its conception or the originality of its ideas. In a recent article it points out that the main wharves of Sydney are built of wood, wooden piles, &c, which after all, are only tem- porary structures, whilst those of other countries are built of marble. This is from one extreme to the other, but there is certainly a lot or sound reckoning in the idea. There is only one wharf in Sydney-man-o1-war stai i's-built of masouary, and it certainly has" a more substantial appearance than piles ; but Rome was not built in a day, and Mr. O'Sullivan has not been long in oiSce. These things will come some day, in the meantime we must watch and pay. j
CRICKET. Competition Matches. RIVERSTONE v. H. A. COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
CRICKET Competition Matches. BIVERSTONB v. H. A. COLLEGE, The Riverstone C. C. and College C. C concluded their match at Bichmond oi Saturday last, which resulted in a win f o: the former by 19 runs on the first innings Only seven of the Riverstones turned up and it looked a good thing for the College but the obliging College boys kindly lem three substitutes to their opponents. Th&lt; Riverstone boys speak highly at the waj they were treated by the College, anc assert that they are as nice a lot of chape as they ever met on the field. Following are the scores : RIVERSTONE-1st Innings. W. Mason, b Warburton... .._ ... 35 M. Maguire, run ont. ... IC S. Maguire, b Dight. 14 H. Robbins, c Johnson, b Warburton 8 C. Daley, b Sampson. 16 J. Myers, c Sampson, b Dight. 0 A. Maguire, not ont ... 19 T. Fletcher, c kichardson, b Sampson 1 C. Mortley. b Warburton'. 18 H. Bell, b Dight. 8 A. Sherwood absent. 0 Sundries. 10 Total .134 COLLEGE-1st Innings. Johnson, c Fletcher, b S. McGuire...
MAINLY ABOUT PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
f MAINLY ABOUT PEOPLE. --*? Mr. G. H. Reid's prospects &lt; ébe Federal Premiership are di Jadedly on the increase. His ma formidable rival, Mr. Edmun Barton, will probably prefer tl Speakership of the House of B&lt; Sreeentatives, the Presidency &lt; ie Senate, or the High Commii sionerahip to London-especial] tile latter, as it will afford hil salary, ease, and status, and seem for him ample scope for his genii .and social instincts. Mr. Bei would be a live and distinguiehe Premier of Federated Australii rand Sir Samuel Griffith, Chief Jut tice of Queensland, our keenei legal and Judicial intellect, woul he an admirable Chief Justiceshi MÍ the Commonwealth. Should the war in South Afric terminate before Queen's Birthday there will be a long list of elevs tions, creations, and honors. Th Generals who distinguished them «elves and the officers who inspire their men with confidence will rc ceive first consideration. The: the colonial statesmen will com in. Sir...
PASSING NOTES. The Imperial Parliament on Federation. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
PASSING NOTES. The Imperial Parliament on Federation. EVENTS have proved that it was very necessary* to send a Federal Delegation to England in order to facilítete the passage of our Constitution Bill through the Im- perial Parliament. It was not generally expected, in Australia, that the passage of that measure ?would be anything more than a formality, but the receipt of the cable some months ago, gare that aspect of the .question a very dif- ferent phase, and as events turn out it appears that New South Wales was not the only place .where adverse critics of the mea- sure were to be found. Thé joint and powerful memorandum ad- dressed $o the Secretary of the Colonies by the Delegation should iave the effect of bringing home to the authorities that the altera- tion of the Bill would be a matter of very serious import to the colonies, and to the outlying por- tions of the Empire. It is ad- mitted, of course, that the Im- perial Parliament has the power, legally speaking, of altering ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
E. Board ... IS AGAIN ... LEADING^-. . . . WITH HIS . . . Autumn & Winter Stock. BEFORE THE GREAT RISE IN WOOL took place the BLANKETS and FLANNELS -had been purchased, and they are now being offered at the New Dresses, Capes, and Sunshades, In fact, Everything Fashionable for the Season Wear is now opened. MILLINERY I MILLINERY I Here we lead ! OUR MILLINERY WINDOW is UP-TO-DATE, and often serves as a COPY to oui- WOULD-BE IMITATORS ! SBB OTJB wiisriDcnars -A-ISTD CASES I J?. BOARD, Victoria House, Windsor N.B.-Don't Forget our Boots. ^NEW Signet! xs BnLc%jEocara- ITS mr^LTsr X39ST TUB LAND . . " Smokers are asking tor it of all . . Storekeepers « SEE THAT YOU GET IT! New South Wales Fresh Food & Ice Co., Limited, 25 HARBOUR STREET. N 92 KING STREET, 134 KING STREET, 23 ROYAL ARCADE. -FOR MILK BUTTER GAME CREAM FISH POULTRY ICE PASTRY, ETC., ETC., ETC. Head Office, 25 Harbor Street, Sydney. H. PATESON, MANAGER. STOP! LOOK AT THIS! PROTECTIONISTS BUY at the ECONOMIC ...
Jerry Dawson How his Signature Tricked the Boer Commander. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Jerry Dawson How his Signature Tricked the Boer Commander. I. * Win. you promise, rooinek V &lt; No.' * Either you do, or you're taken out and shot.' ' You daren't ! I'm a prisoner of1 war, not a spy !' 'What odds! Nobody knows! You were captured at your out- post. By this they'll have entered you up as missing. A day or two, and scouts will discover a dead body. The head will be perforated with a bullet from a Mauser rifle. That head will be yours, rooinek. What's the conclusion ? Another victim of our sharp-shooters.' ' Is that the code of honour for soldiers in this country ? Anyway, it isn't English ; were used to square fighting. For treachery and the cunning of the Old Lad himself you fellows are dandies !' ' We have our way, you have yours,' said the Boer commander, a bit piqued. * Life is sweet. Thought there was, perhaps, somebody over the sea you'd be glad to meet again.' He spoke good English with a Dutch accent. The wily commander had touch- ed a sore spot. Jerry...
Furnishing Made Easy. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Furnishing Made Easy. We have received from Messis. A. Hall and Co, ol' 6ii', 5ti3, 5G5, and 567 Ge iige street, Brickfield Hill, a copy of their new illustrated furnishing guide. This is a marvellously got up art pamphlet, by which the furnishing ol a mansion is made us easy as that of thc house of a wharf labourer. It is profusely illus traVjd f-om.beginning to end of the 72 pages, aud cover, of which it is composed, and each of the articles it enumerates, from the plainest kuchen chair to the most elaborate wainui, sideboard, or ward- robe is marked io plain figures, and ex- ceedingly l&lt;;w ligures, too, so that a list CHU easily be made out of the articles wanted, and mouey be saved by the pur- chaser. Ty furthe; convenience furnishers too, Mis-srs Hull and Co. have incor- porated in lb w ta alogue or furnishing guide li-tà ut articles required to'com- fortably furnish Vari jut styles of dwel- lings, showing how a three-roomed cot- tage may be nicely furnished for from...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
To j|he Inhabitants of the Hawkesbury Dforict. * We are opening ex S.S. BUTESHIRE, our First Shipment of General Drapery for the Season. Our Orders were placed before the Rise in Prices, consequent on the great advance which has taken j place in the Raw Material, Wool and Cotton. Be Wise and Save Manpy ^ BY MAKING YOUR PURCHASES FROM A FIRM WHO HAS Command of the British and Continental Markets, and Who BUYS FOR CASH. It is impossible to enumerate every line, sufficient to state EVERY DEPARTMENT IS BEING REPLENISHED. Blankets, Flannels, Flannelettes, Sheetings, Clothing, Men's, Boys', and Youth's Pats, Shirts, Waterproof Coats, Etc. Dress Materials-in Serges, Sergerettes, Coatings, and the New Fabrics for Dresses. Cloaks and Jackets in the Latest Modes. The Most approved makes in Corsets. Winter Underclothing-Natural and Sanitary. TOUCHING OUR--* ' Millinery Department. In This We Claim Pre-eminence. This Season Excelling Ourselves. The Lady in charge is from one of the first and be...
H. D. CRICKET UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
H. D. CRICKET UNION. A spreial meeting of the Hawkesbury District Cricket Union was held on Tues dmr nisrht at the Royal Exchange Hotel. There were present : Mes»re. F. Camp be-1. Secretary, »nd A. Brancker (Wind ear delegates i, J. T. Fitzgerald and C. Hagsvr (Militarr), J. Myers and C. Kortiey (Riverstone), P. G. Daley and R. Klein (Eichmond). H. Sampson and Mckillop (H. A. College), W. Gordon (Wilberforce), and VT. Ross (Karrajong) ; aleo Dr. HeUham, Dr. Watson, and Mr. G. Woodhill. Yice-PiesidenU of the Union. Mr. C. Mortlev was elected to the chair, the Vice-Presidents mentioned above not having arrived when the meet- ing started. The chairman announce*! that the busi- ness was to deal with a dispute between the Military and Richmond clubs with regard to the match tbst should have been commenced on Saturday, 24th j March. ¡900. ar d called on the Secretary j to read the correspondence relating thereto Two c .nimnnic «tion» were read by the Secretary, toe fir* from the Military ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
Professional Plano and Organ Tuning. Our Representative - VISITS - WINDSOR REGULARLY, And also on Receipt of Letter. Ordere, addressed c/o ADVOCATE Office, will be promptly attended to. W. BLACKBURN & SON, Piano & Organ Tuners and Repairers, Parramatta. ESTABLISHED 1876. Professional. HT. T. JOINTES., SOLICITOR, Bm, Rote's Chambers, 60 Castlereagh-street, SYDNEY. NOTE,-Money advanced on approved security. Mr. John J. Paine, SOLICITOR A Commissioner for Affidavits for New South Wales, South Australia, and Tasmania. Successor to the Late Mr. B. Coley. GEORGE STREET, WINDSOH1 Money to Lend on Approved Security. Mr. Geo. McCauley, SOLICITOR, ETC. A Commissioner for Affidavits Office-Victoria House, George-street (opposite Post Office), Windsor. Mr. McCauley visits RICHMOND EVERY THURSDAY» Wm. Walker & Son, SOLICITORS, &c. WM. WALKER, Commissioner for Affi- davits. ROBERT BRUCE WALKER. Commissioner for Affidavits for Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, ...
COLO. (From our own Correspondent.) A Fine Orchard. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 6 April 1900
COLO (From our own Correspondent.) A Fine Orchard. Mr. William Jones' orange orchard at the present time ÍB really a picture to look at; and the crop thereon is extra- ordinarily large. Mr. Jones and his stalwart sons alway« keep the orchard in the best of order, both as regards working the ground and spraying *,be trees for the eradication of the manifold and pes- tilential diseases which make their appearance, pnd therefore it is little wonder that the orchard is always a very/igbtly spectacle. Although many of the trees have scarcely commenced to bear. Mr. Jones expects to draw over fiéOO for the present crop. Two of his sons, Glyde and Clarence, are in the Sydney markets, and as well as selling their father's fruit, they sell for a great many otner fruit-growers on the Hawkes- bury River ; and it is almost needless to say they invariably give entire satibfac tion to all. Mr. W. Moran has just returned from a trip to Orange, he having received word some time ago that his brother-...