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RIVER SQUIBS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
RIVER SQUIBS. Mr. T. 0. Chaseling, of Wise- man's Ferry, has been sworn in as a Justice of the Peace. Several down the river residents attended the H.E.O. Baces held on Saturday at Clarendon. Host Kelly, of the Hawkesbury Hotel, Wiseman's Ferry, is still suffering with au eye trouble. Several residents from the Upper McDonald paid Windsor a visit on Friday and Saturday last, and after seeing the " sights " returned homeward on Saturday evening. Mr. T. Marx, the genial post master, who met with an accident some time ago through a fall is again on the mend, but is yet only able to get about with difficulty. We hear that a wedding, in which Mr. Thos. Jurd and a Miss ! Bailey will form the leading charac- ters, will take place within the next fortnight. We wish them " Quacks " are plentiful just now Wiseman's Ferry way. A corres- pondent wishes to know whether the " close" season is on now ? It is not ; so you can fire away with- out fear. Rumour has it that a popular clergyman and a yo...
PASSING NOTES. The Revenue. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
PASSING NOTES. The Revenue. TAKING all things into consider tiou, i^must be admitted that the revenuè returns for the past nine months of the year are highly .satisfactory. Up to the 31st March the net increase over last year's figures amounts to £429,630 -or nearly half a million. This is so much more than Mr. Lyne, or his predecessor, Mr. Carruth- ers, estimated, that it is strictlyj ?on the safe side to say that this' year's returns will be more satis-1 factory than any for some time past. We have not had a phen- omenally good seasons-in fact, throughout the greater part of the colony-which, in discussing revenue returns, has the advan- tage of emphasising the increas- ing prosperity shown by these figures ; for a good season all over the colony would mean as a . sequence a substantial increase in the revenue. It is when the season has not been propitious that a substantial increase in the revenue returnB indicates a solid and permanent improvement in the general welfare of the p...
ORIGINAL POETRY. In the Good Old Days Gone By. For the Hawkesbury Advocate. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
ORIGINAL POETRY ? lilllie Good OilDagsGoiiif Oy. j For tiie Hawkesbury Advocate. There are no points ia dreaming, Of the chances ope bas missed ; Of the TOWS made without meaning, Or the sweethearts on« has kissed ; Tet at times 1 can't help thinking, When I watch the western sky ; And the hot sun slowly sinking, Of the GOOD OLD DATO gone by. They bring back dead fruit bitter, Waken memories outgrown ; : And perchance it were much fitter, To let bygone LOVES alone ; Yet somehow my thoughts keep turn- ing, Half impatiently I sigh ; And my heart is filled with yearning, For the GOOD OLD DAVA gone by. They bring not joy-not |j| them. That haye passed-thöse quick wild f times;' Bat Ï sigh when I recall them, Prüm those other far off climes ; Yet my heart holds .TWO for ever,. Till we finish all and die ; ^^^^^^l^^^s^et woman,
"Come along with me." [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
" Come along with me." A CITY journalist had the mis- fortune to be connected with a big printing house, which was quarantined owing to a case of plague breaking out in the com- posing room. He was promptly taken to the office of the Board of Health, overhauled, examined, tested and then let out on the Ticket of Leave system, which is worked very much on the same lines as the historic Botany Bay method, except that the holder thereof is not thuB rewarded for good conduct, and has to report himself to the Board of Health every day,, instead of to the police every month. On Sunday last when out, as he says himself, to report himself, a brawny con- stable called at his residence, and in very office tones wanted to know where he was and all about ? it. His wife said he would not be back till evening, so Constabje Murphy said he would call again ; Ät six o'clock he promptly appear- ed, and. tapping our friend on the shoulde%]ijúd " I want you, come along witlv^j&^^d explained1 th...
Imperial Appeal Court. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
Imperial Appeal Court. THE suggestion of Mr. Haldane Q.C;, a prominent member of the House of Commons, that an Im- perial Court of Appeal should be established, is clearly a red herring suggestion, drawn across the trail of the present dispute ovèr the Privy Council clauses in the Com- monwealth Bill. Mr. Haldane's proposal, boiled down to. Jialf a J dozen words, is that the Privy J Council should remain the final . Court of Appeal throughout the ] Empire, but be constituted in a ! slightly different way. ,He sug- 1 gests that Colonial Judges should j have the right to sit in the Privy j Council, and that they should be j made life peers. As it is, Colonial ; Judges do sit now in tfyfc . Privy i 530unciJ, but only ofi|^&^^j thalia, and bheïrôm Xkmm^va new method would probably give us an extra judge or two, whose opinions in Council would be of little use unless they happened to accord with the majority. Hence people who think the Privy Council faulty now, willJbjave a littl...
The Boers Hate tor Catholics. A LETTER FROM A NUN. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
The Boers Hate tor Catholics. A LETTER FROM A NUN. Sister Mary Reginald, O.S.D. of the Newcastle Convent, Natal, in a letter to the English Catholic paper, the Tablet, gives an account of the experience of her order at New- castle after the outbreak of the war. The following extracts from the letter gives an indication of the bigotry of the Boer nature : '.. "Thank God our soldiers have such faith, and evidently the sight of the religious habit has a power- ful and softening influence on them ; and in this way, and by the aid of our constant prayers, we poor refugee nuns from our con- vent in Newcastle and Dundee may be instrumental in doing something for the glory of God during the dreadful time of suffering and sor- row, when our hoi? faith and all that appertains to it is trampled on and deserted by the Boer legions, who have deadly hatred of our re- ligion, and show themselves Sanatic in their destruction of all things Catholic. This is painfully evi- dent in our chapel at Newca...
HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB. A Successful Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB. A Successful Meeting. The autumn meeting of th Hawkesbury Bace Club on Sata day was one of the most successfi gatherings held on the Ciar endo course of recent years. The weathe vas fine and mild, and at th course the surroundings look» brighter than usual owing to a nei coat of paint on the buildings ani fences, while the general improve menta effected during the last yea: have brought the place quite with in the ideas of a modern racecourse The name, of the horse occupying it was written over the entrance ol each box. This proved a greal convenience to the general public, and prevented attendants and train- ers being bothered with inquiriei as to the name of a horse. Thc secreta? y, Mr. C. S. Guest, is to be congratulated on being tue first racecourse official to adopt the idea in the colony, though it was first suggested by Dr. Callaghan. The train* from Sydney were well filled, and the trip was a plea- sant one, for the couutiy was well covered with grass f...
Oddfellowship. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
OddfellowshigL The quarterly financial meeting bf the Loyal Prince of Wales Lodge wan held on Monday night last. P. G. J. W. Chandler in the chair, lhere were about 78 members present, inc odin? visiting bretbern [rom Richmond and Riverstone* The Financial ¡Secretary. P G. Bro. T« Lobb, read the report and balance-sheet, which was adopted, showing'the Lodge to be in a good eognd position financially. Two new members were initiated during the quarter, oinking the total number of members goo l ou the O.XÍUH, 156 Three candidates were initiated dering the evening by P.'.ä. Hro. Geo. Pye. The principal business of tbe, even i II.' wm ft motion to increase trie Pinauei»! Secre- tary'" salary, which ai'tcr (iismis«ion waa carried by ..birut »fl- to I. It was pro» po ed, secun&lt;ied and carried, that PGî Bro. W. Arniitruha be presented with 8 full suit nf P«st rii-ands Hi-galiii for his past services to thti I »dsf«. V vote of thanks was umi««*ri to rh* visiting mern» bera, to wli...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed foy our correspondents.] THAT TRIP TO WISEMAN'S FERRY. To the Editor of the ADVOCATE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
[We do not necessarily identify oiuy. selves with the opinions expressed foy oar* cprrespondents,] THAT TRIP TO WISEMAN'S FERBF*. To the Editor ot the ADVOCATE. . DEAB 8lB,-What ho ! he barks 1 Th$ Ferry, correspondent barks again, bot very feebly from " Way down upon the Hawkesbury River." Unfortunately he is barking up a tree where there is no 'possum, but of coarse there is nothing: extraordinary about that, be's quiet ÜB« to it-that force of habit, you know. I> thought that af ter the last exposition of his lamentable ignorance and utter want cf manners, he would sink back into that I vale of insignificance from whence he I sprung, but I have come to the conclusion that this dull-witted " nonentity " has not yet exercised bis thick pate suffi*- j cient to comprehend what was written. I mast apologise, Mr. Editor, for again trespassing on your valuable columhB, but kindly .permit me a final effort to try and convince this "would be critic" of a mistake which nothing but the" p...
WILBERFORCE. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
j WILBERFORCE. j (From our own correspondent.) The ladies are ali very busy practicing cricket for the match against the men on Easter Monday. A number of local people went on the steamer trip on Friday last. Mr. J. Simpson was the promoter. Misses Daley and F. Greentree have goae to Newcastle for a holi- day. Miss Greentree will make &lt;* lengthy stay with her etster Mrs. McKay. Perhaps it will interest your Wineman'R F«rry correspondent to know that tue s.s.1 Surprise was chartered for the trip to Colo ou Friday last. Mr Fred ¡?nlt. son nf Mr. E. Rn lt, of the Settlement, died in Windsor Hospital on Wednesday morning. An abcess on the brain waa the cause of death.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
? vi ., . »." .iJ^.Qjffr Hax6ke$bury Famwrs! S. ORCHARD, Mulway Stores, March-street, Richmond, Is the recognised Local Agent ipr TATES' WOBLD-FAMED SEEDS. Obtain your Seeds from a Reliable Source, and inspect our goods before going «te» where. Vegetable Seeds and all kinds of Cereal Seeds to be hal on the Shortest Nptfce. Groceries and Produce of the Very Best Quality at Low Prices, We also stock Ironmongery, Tinware, and Drapery« S. E. DYER and Co, For the Most Reliable Footwear Manufactured I WE wish to inform the general public that our Windsor Factory, which is ff boon to the Hawkesbury people, will be carried on in a larger scale than nsnaX owing to the large demand for Our Own Make. This is a reliable fact, and tho Hawkesbury people know that they purchase the best Footwear for the Lowest Value at S. E. DYEB and Co. Footwear of all descriptions made to order. Ali kinds of repairs executed. Buy from the Manufacturer and SAVE MOSEY. S. E. DYER & CO., WI3TDSOR FACTOBT, G...
CRICKET. Competition Matches. WINDSOR V. H. A. COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
CRICKET; -V Competition Matches. WINDSOR V. H. A. COLLEGE. The above clubs met on the Windsor, Park, on Saturday, last in the second ronnd of the competition matches. Tne result was a win for the College represen- tatives by 48 runs on the, first innings Following are the seores : WINDSOR 1ST INNINGS. J. Chandler, b McKillop ... . 1 F. Day, c, b Sampson. 7 H. Moses, b McKillip ... . 2 g. Allen, c, b Sampson. S A Brancker, b Sampson . 1 A! D. Fowler, c, b McKillip . 3 W. Boss, c. b McKillip. 20 H. Ashby, c, b Sampson . 2 j. By rant, not out. . 24 H. Bowman, b Sampson ... ... ... L Johnston, h.w,. b Sampson. 1 Sundries. 9 Total.71 H.A. COLLEGE 1ST INKINGS Johnston, b Bowman. ... 9 McKillip, c Brancker, b Bowman ... 1 Richardson, b Bowman . 0 Sampson not out. .58 Campbell run out. 1 Warbuton, e Brancker, b Bowman .. 5 Dight, c Allen, b Bowman. 4 Gregg, c Fowler, b Bowman . 4 McKillip, b Bowman. 2 Tanner b Chandler .31 Alpin, b Byrant . ~~ ... 0 Sundries... 8 Total.123 WINDSOR 2ND INNIN...
THE BUBONIC PLAGUE. 98 Cases; 32 Deaths. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
THE BUBONIC PLAQUE. 98 Cases ; 32 Deaths. j The record up to this morning shows | Gases. Contracts. Deaths. I January 2é... 1 ... 10 ... 0 February23... 1 ... 20 ... 1 «5 24.." 1 ... 6 ... 0 " 27... 0 ... 0 ... 1 " 28... I 6 ... 0 March 1... 1 ... 16 ... 0 March 5... 0 ... 0 ... 1 March 6... 0 ... 0 .. 1 March 7... 1 -~ 6 ... 0 March 8... I ... 3 ... 0 March 9... 3 ... 14 ... 0 March 10... 1 ... 3 ... 1 March ll... 3 ... 6 .. 1 March 12... 1 ... 10 ... 0 March 13... 2 ... 9 ... O March 14... 4 ... 6 .. I March 15... 1 ... ,2 ... 0 March 17... 1 ... 7 ... 1 March 19... 3 ... 16 ... 1 March 20.. 2 ... 16 ... 0 March 21... 1 ... 8 ... 2 March 22... 1 ... 18 ... 0 Marca 23... 2 ... 13 ... O March 24... I ... 0 ... 0 March 2¡>-_2 ... ll ... 1 March 26... 7 ... 42 ... 1 March 27... 5 ... 10 ... 1 March 23... 1 ... 8 ... 1 Marah 29... 2 ... 9 ... 1 March 30... 4 ... 22 ... 0 March 31... 2 ... 10 ... 1 April 1...7 ... 24 ... 2 April 2... 5 ... :5 ... 1 April 3... 6 ... 10 ... 0 April i.....
GENTLEMAN'S HALT. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
GENTLEMAN'S HALT (From«ur own correspondent.) 1 - ; ,;? Mr. White, and Mr. Britten have joined the volunteers at Peat's Ferry, and seem very much-taken op with it. The orange crops -will be very small here this season, owing to the dry weather lasting till late in the season* We are sorry to report1 that we are likely to lose the very .popular teacher of our Public School here, .and he will prob- ably take his departure next week. GapUShakeshraft ts rapidly recovering . from the, accident he met wJth at Colo ' wharf about two weeks ago, when he crushed and bruised his foot very severely. And by the time his steamer is rea^y for sea strain, he will be sufficiently recovered to take charge of her.
WISEMAN'S FERRY. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
(From our «wá oorrèspondent») , We are very pleased' to be en ij,; ,abled Jfc report, that our" worthy ' '/ and mostrespected poSta telegraph , . master here fwhdm we reported in oar last, fell and greatly disabled ; himself) is now able to get about again We find the great fishing indus try at Broken Bay and along the river ie paralysed, the fish being almost unsaleable in Sydney market,J owing to that dreadful bubonic plague, and consequently our river fishermen are suffering (financially) ? to a great extent. We were pleased to see your worthy and much esteemed Senr. Sergeant Boyd, looking so well, as he passed through Wiseman's Ferry on, Tuesday afternoon,; the . 10th inst., but unfortunately for him a f eavy thunder and. rain storm came down j uet as he crossed the river on his way to St. Albans. Mr. T 0- Cha>eling's fender for the supplv of forage fqr the police ; has been accepted for the ensueihg year, f -r Wi^en.an's Ferry. Mr. J. Shepherd, one of the em- ployees of Mr; ...
WAR NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
WAR NOTES Bo deep has the military craze taken root that swell dinner parties in London are now usingv khaki tablecloths, with bright red flowers, placed in imitation cavalry boots. Mr. P, Williams, replying to Mr. W. ' Redmond, said that each of the consult- ing surgeons sent to the seat of war would be paid at the rate of £500 a year, with passage to South Africa and back. The Cape " Argus prints a letter from a loyal Basuto chief, who says :-" Why do the English drive straight against the Boer fastnesses? A wild cat in a hole tears the bull-dog's nose. Watch the hole, and get in behind." The War Office authorities have invited the woollen manufacturers in Ireland to send in tenders for the supply of 300,000 flannel shirts. It is expected that the oraer being so extensive, the contract will be divided among several firms. Interesting letters have been received from Lady Bando] ph Churchill and members of the staff of the American Hospital Ship Maine from Capetown. Lady Randolph Ch...
FREEMAN'S REACH PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
FREEMAN'S REACH PUBLIC SCHOOL. On Friday morning last all was bustle and excitement in the vicinity Hi Free» man's Beach nud Wilberforce, the occa- sion being the event of the year,, in the shape ot the Freeman's Beach Public School Picnic. The genial teacher of the school, Mr. Simpson, was the organiser and had alt the arrangements worked op to a nicety. In matters of this kind he cannot be excelled, and toe attention and courtesy he bestows on all who par- ticipate, aerveB to make the outing one which is not likely to be forgotten. At about 8 am. fully 200 people, including children and adults had congregated ab ! Wilberforce, «nd proceeded to. embark on 1 that splendid little bout, the s.s. Sarpiise, and a start was made for Portland. While steaming along tue river, and when near their destination, tue company ou board the boat were treated to the plea- sure of witnessing the old en-champion, f eter Kemp, and nis pupil VYorboys, hav- ing a spin along the river in their.racing: sk...
SCHOOL TEACHERS PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
SCHOOL TEACHERS PICNIC. The annual picnic of Behool teachers of the Parramatta and Hawkesbury dis- tricts, was held on Saturday last on the Richmond oval, and proved to be au ira menee success. The day was beautifully fine, and no doubt owing to recent rains, the park has never been seen to better advantage. During the day games and sports were indulged in, and every one present appeared tb be enjoying them- selves right merrily, A large number of our river teachers took advantage of the pleasant day to attend the picnic. A Tennis match was also played on the ground which resulted as follows : Mr. Coleman (Granville) Miss E. Gos- pers Windsor), v. Mr. Johnston (River- stone) aud Miss Blake (Richmond!, ti-8. Daring the afternoon an adjournment was made to the Boyal Hotel by several of the gentlemen teachers, for the pur pose of presenting Mr. J. Dettmann, Public School Inspector, with a small token, to show the high esteem in whijü he is held by them, the presentation con- sisted of ...
SYDNEY FRUIT MAKRETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 13 April 1900
SYDNEY FRUIT MAKBOTS. Good supplies of most varieties, of seasonable fruits were uuder offer at the p xhtbitiou Building, Prince Alfred Park, on Thursday. A fair demand was ex- perienced for all descriptions of fruits at prices much the same as tuose ruling ou the previous day. Stocks of bananas were replenished by the arrival of over 13,000 bunches from Fiji. Pines were exceptionally «-carce aud dear, pending the arrival of fresh supplies from Queens- land. following ave coe pnces current : £ e d £ s d Apples ... 0 3 0/ to 0 IO 0 Lemons ... 0 2 O' 0 y 0 Oranges ... 0 4 0 0 -0 Apricots ... 0 2 0 0 3 6 China peaches .016 OHO Plums ... OOO 040 Peaches ... 0 10 0 7 0 Nectarines ... 0 3 0 0 9 0 j Pears ... 0 2 6 0 10 0 ! Quinces ... 0 3 6 0 5 0 Kigc ... ul« 0 4 0 ! PtrtimmoDB... 0 1 0 0 4 0 j Maudaiius ... 0 8 0 0 15 0 Tomatoes ... 0 2 6 0 3 0 j «rapes ... 0 3 0 0 9 0 Watermelons 0 ï 6 0 4 (i j Uockmelous 0 2 0 0 4 0 j - I