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ROUSE HILL. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
ROUSE HILL. (From our own correspondent.) The temperance rafting held on the 12th inst waa presided oter by the vice President. The followinc; programme was rendered :-Hy uns 210, 145, 211 ; récit» ti on. " The story o£ the iamb' (iu three parts). May and Elsie Balfour ; Gong. Miss Kinselft ; fonr, Miss Daisy Kins¡e'a ; song, Smlaiersof the Queen," Mr. Metcalf ; chorases by the chi I.I rea ; "The Carpenter's "hup,*1 " Be.ch nts," and "Rain Dr.ips." pi .mo Milos, «MKS Kinm bi and Miss Brown. " tod save the Queen " by the HU Ueuoe b-oueht an ?nj.)).iblti entorta:umeat t . a close. On Sutxiav the choir fang Jackson'" "Te D>-iim " a'd *-.Mibi'«f« " HIH the. Psaltii^ fur t e dav. i'he aiuhetn was «'L nl of all Po '&lt;.r am« ML'ht." Ail went well. A little variety was intro dut»*! in i hf- t-insjiug of the iespouses to the ."?'»nimandmetits, pclups a ''reníed versi-iti." The help of the Mutes £in sela was much appreciated.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 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 OLD FRICBS. 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 our WOULD-BE IMITATORS ! BBB OUR WINDOWS J^ETT* CASES I X BOARD, Victoria, Souse, Windsor. N.B.-Don't Forget our Boots. NEW Signet! Smokers are asking for it oí all . . Storekeepers , . SEE THAT YOU GET IT I New South Wales Fresh Food & Ice Co., Limited, 25 HARBOUR STREET. 92 KING STREET, 134 KING STREET, 23 ROYAL ARCADE. -FOR MILK BUTTER CAME 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 STOBES and "KEEP THE MONEY IN TBE DISTRICT."...
WEPENER STILL BESIEGED. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
WEPENEE SÜLL BESIEGED. The idport that the Boers had raised ; the siege of «\ epener was, apparently, pretnatuie. A despatch from Lord Roberts, dated Tuesday, the 17th inst, states that Lieut-Colonel E. H. Dalgety's force is still surrounded »t Wepener. The Boers have relaxed their efforts to reduce the little garrison, and are only maintaining a half-hearted attack. Ihe enemy are curious lest their lines of com munication be cut. Thc relief forces ara advancing to the assistance of the beleaguered garrison. Lieut-General Sir Leslie Bundle's column is prooedhig via Beddersberg, while Major-Gene-al E. Y. Brabant, with Major-'Ji-i eral A. Fitzroy Hart's brigade, is supporting the movement via Boux vilte. The prevailing violent storms and heavy rains are delaying the march of the rfilicJ forces, but LorJ Bober;s hopes that the columns will soon make their presence felt.
WAR NEWS. STORY OF SPION KOP. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
WAR NEWS. STOBY OF SPION KOP. Despatche* have beon gazetted de&lin with the hattie of tipton Kop on Januar, 21. and prenti connected with that por tion of the Natal campaign. Luut nant-Generat Sir Charles Warren commanding the fifth division of th Army Corpe ; General Kir Redvers H Baller, commanding the British army ii Natal ; and Field-Marshal Lord Bobette the British Commander-in-Chief in Soot! Africa, have each furnished an officia despatch. Lord Roberts, while acknowledging Colonel A. =W. Tborapycroft'ß gallantry, severely condemns his " wholly inexcus able assumption of responsibility," and his action io ordering t e retirement. The Commander-in-Chief also hold« that Lieutenaut-Genernl Warren was guilty of e-r-'ro of juraient and want of adniiuist alive capacty. Lord Kuejt* blame» Lieutenant General 'Asuren tx not personally \isit ing S¡iio>i Kop at the time of the crisis, and c-itde uns General B-ller for show ing a « isint Jinatton to assert his authority and se" ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
Madame C. Chalk, ELEOTROPATHIST, ETC., W.LL viBit WINDSOR TO-MOR ROW. (Saturday) and will con tinue her visits regularly every month. MADAME C. CHALK may be con sulted at Bloome's Boyal Hotel, George street, and any further information may be had by applying at the above establishment. Business. T. A. JARRETT, - THE - Leading ^ Hig^class Tailor, RIVERSTONE. All Goods of Highest Quality. A Perfect ïït Guaranted. SAC SUITS FROM £3 3s. TROUSERS FROM 15s 6D. Give Sim a Trial PSDIE GOODS! SMALL GOODS i GOOD GOODS I Choice Variety can be obtained from J. Glendinning (OF WINDSOB). Make no mistake, he's here to stay J. Glendinning leads the way ; With choice small goods, and corn-fed pork, , Once given a trial, they need no talk. ©» Give hun a trial. Families waited npon. Address: MACQOABIE-STREET, WINDSOR. : J. DICKSON, Grocer and Produce Merchant, Corner of George and Baker-stréets. WINDSOB. j AU goods, best quality, at Lowest Possible Prices. Families waited on for Orders. Country Orders...
Guest and Skuthorp [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
Quest and Skuthorp Report the sale of the residence of the lace Mrs. Giddins to Mr. J. Horan for £200 caqh. ^ A special train, crowded , with live Btock and other exhibits from the Sydney Show arrived in Iii« h- &lt; mond on Tuesday evening. We are indeed sorry to near that the Bey. J. j. Fergusson and* wife are by no means receiving the best of health'. ^.V^«.- »...>> &lt; v*.»'»..» / Mr. j. Kiley, of Yarramundi, sold his yearUng taught colt on Tues day last at the Sydney Show. The #uui realised for same being £136 10s. ; ? . ij . .? . ' ? Mr. Brown, of the Bullridge, visited Kurrajong on Monday last for the purpose of collecting funds to enable & Baptist Church to be built at the latter place. Some very large consignments of oranges are being dispatched to Sydney from the Bichmond rail way yards. They are of fine quality and should realise go-id prices. The Oddfellows lodge, Bichmond branch, held their usual fortnight ly meeting on Tuesday evening las...
Henry Lawson's Farewell. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
Henry Lawson's Farewell. The Bohemian life of Sydney, met at Powtr Hotel the other evening, to bid g lod-bye, and ' God speed' to Australia s own sal Poet, Henry Lawson. They gathered round him these artists ¡ind .poets of .Sunny Sydney, and poor, patieut, gif ¡ed and ne? ecltd Lawson responded to ttie eulogistic toasts and hanny speech es with toare in his eyes. Hopkins, of the Bulletin was there : A. G. Stephens of Ked Page fame, spoke happily and ea couriginsly to the young poet, who has touched ti.e Australian heart so keenly. Henry Lnwson leares for Loudon next week, t&kiug with h;m tiifi fxtraordiuary tien ms »nd his big soft heart. May lie pros rr in the future ; we read yet agaiu pr »&lt;e frura iii&lt;« pen that will (?tart our th 'Uglits >>ack on tue oil track t> the days sn m»ny of us have seen, theh.t ataginut nights on '-attie camps, und the long, drcu£iit-strickeu m.«utas nf waiting for something better to turn ap. Good bye LawEon, and ...
LOGAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
LOiJâii-iNDrfîBNËRAL. .*A" (Windsor) Company patadejs on the .Park to-morrow (Sj^u^y) aftor^obn itß p,m*. Mr. J. Tebbutt is having a ^handsome avairy; built on his pro ipeiiy... in. Macquarie-street, Mr. &lt;5eofge Davis > has the work in -hand. " ; . In a par of last week's issue re > ferring to the. quantity of work in hand by Mr." Hull for the comjrig show.-'/' By .mistake the initials J.W. were inserted. It should have read J. Hull, saddler. On Thursday afternoon while Mr. Moore was carting a load of corn round the corner by the Court House, the tail broke away -with the pressure. Mr. Moore sand his assistant spent a few happy 'minutes gathering it up again. Staff Sergeant Duke leaves with the Imperial Bushman's Contin gent for South Africa on Monday next. Mr. Duke has been pro moted to Sergeant-Major.- Last might the local volunteers gave the patriotic Sergeant-Major a learty send-off. On Thursday morning Mr. Manchee's handsome mare, which recently arrived from hi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
A REGULAR MARTYR; Biliousness BUT NEVER Troubles Hinti NOW. The Case of I THOMAS STEWART, Et * - 4 I (From tht "Penrith Tima.") j B7 OUR SPECIAL REFORTKJL I "Unquestionably Clemente Toole pulled me through. I couldn't get on eton! ! of good out of the numerous other medicines 1 tried, but this remedy did thc business for me in double quick time." These were tho vords of Mr. Thomas Stewart, baker» Windsor-road, Rooty Hill, sear Sydney, to j a reporter who was detailed to have a tittle cli.it with him anent his sometime sicknett. '* Vet;," said that gentleman, offering tbs j newspaper man a chair, and taking a seat , himself. " Onco upon a time I frequently had many strange attacks. I waa attacked with a giddy sickness. My food disagrees I willi me, aud I had to drop eating for s time altogether almost. I lost all my strength and energy. My work became ? burden ; I seemed to bc always tired. I Violent headaches came on. There was . heavy feeling of oppression and great *wel4 ling at t...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
*3T - We hear that Mr, C. G. Hatto t|faüépáklS|^yfÍBg a&Dther trading 1 «oÄ buüf ln%6 near future: The boat which he has at present drawB lather too much water for navi gating the intricate channels of the tributaries of the Hawkesbury. Both Mr. Hatte and.Mr. Chaseling «re doing a brisk trade on the river. Messrs. Jim Hennessy and Tom John, of'Kurrajong, are still doing well at the Kempsey tin mines. The yield on stannary a few weeks ago was half-a-pound to the dish, -viiick is undoubtedly a colossal jield. Jim and Tom intended coming home at Easter ; but they &lt; íiave now decided not to come home for about another month. We wish them every success. It gives me great pleasure, Mr. Editor, to see your up-to-date little journal gaining such pre-eminent Spolarity throughout the district, most every person one speaks to about the ADVOCATE speaks in flowing terms thereof. Although st has not yet had one year's circu lation, the ADVOCATE has actually nade more progress t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 20 April 1900
WEDDING. A very pretty wedding took place on Wednesday, 11th of April, at Mr. Henry &nbsp; Robinson's resilience, "Burnside," North &nbsp; Kurrajong, when Mr. Charles Walker, eldest son of Mr. Thomas Walker, or- chardist, of Kurrajong Heights, was married to Miss Rayna Emily Ponton, youngest daughter of Mr. John George Ponton, of Manly, by the Rev. Dr. Cameron, Presbyterian Minister of Rich- mond. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr. Alexander Ponton, of Homebush. The bridesmaids were Miss Ruwald, of Manly, cousin of the bride, Misses Walker, sisters of the bridegroom, and Miss Violet Robinson, niece of the bride. The bride looked very nice dressed in Nainsook muslin trimmed with white satin ribbon, and carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums presented to her by Mr. J. Comrie, of Northfields. The chief bridesmaid, Miss Ruwald, looked pretty in white muslin and heliotrope, and carried a bouquet of chrysanthe- mums and autumn leaves ; Miss Linda Walker was dr...
Additional Awards. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 27 April 1900
Additional Awards. High Jump, first £5, second £2. Mr. J. J. Garran's Andover (6ft, 2£in.), 1 ; Mr. H. D. Morton's Desmond (6ft. 2in.), 2. Maranoa also jumped. Water Jump for Ladies, first £3, second £2 to rider.-Mrs. F. M. Stace, with The Angel, 28ft. 4in., I ; Mrs. Davis, with Examiner, 24ft. 2in., 2.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 27 April 1900
The Federal Press Agency OF AUSTRALIA, 94 PITT-STREET, SYDNEY, AUE THE SYDNEY AGENTS FOR THIS JOURNAL. V Our Subscribers will find files of this paper at Ih-jir disposal wh-îii required. These Illustrations are from Photos supplied by Mr. William Johnson, OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHER, PITT and MARKET STS.. STONEY. PRINTED IN N.S. WALES.
LOVER PORTLAND. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 27 April 1900
LOVER PORTLAND. (From our own correspondent.) A pleasant birthday party, giren by Mr. and Mrs. E. Johnstone, of Portland, . took place at their residence on Wednes- day night, 18th April. ?* By 8 o'clock about 80 young friends had put in ap- pearance, and dancing was commenced tn full swing to the music of the pond old riolin, which was ably supplied by Mr. A. Books, While the duties of M.O. were carried out by Mr. 0. Tuckermau. Dancing and singing soon whiled away the hours to midnight, when an adjourn- ment was made to the dining room, where the table was groaning beneath tiie weight of the good things provided by the Worthy hostess, who extended a hearty welcome to all. After a hearty rote of thanks had been tendered to Mr. and Mrs. Johnstone, and ample justice done to the good things provided, dancing was again renewed with rigor till the wee ama' hours', when refreshments were again partaken of, after which all said farewell to their worthy host and hos- tess, to whom too much ...
WILBERFORCE. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 27 April 1900
WILBERFORCE. (From our own correspondent.) Mr. A. Robinson, senr., bas been very ill for tbe past week. Miss Mattie Greentree has gone' to Parramatta for a holiday. A return cricket match is spoken of between the ladies and old buffers. The usual weekly dance was held in the Australian Hall on Saturday night last, There was a fair attendance, Mr. W. Robinson, of the Wilberforce Settlement, left for South Africa with the Imperial Bushmen's Contingent on Monday last. Miss Edna Bowd has been on a visit to Kiama. Miss Bowd had two months' leave of absence at the beginning of the year, on acoouut of ill-health, bnt, we are sorry to hear, she is very little better. Miss Edie Greentree met with rather a Bad accident last week, whilst running down a paddock at the back of her father's house. She tripped over a peg that had been driven in, and fell on to another, breaking two of her ribs. ' Â grant of £25 has been promised by the Church, Glebe Lands, jn aid of St. John's C. of E. Restoration...
Bubonic Plague Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 27 April 1900
Bubonic Plague Jottings. Dr. Haves, of Adelaide, who has left for India, via China, to Btudy the bubonic plague, is responsible * for the following opinions : The plague is not contagious. À person cannot frighten himself or herself into an attack. ' The matter used in inoculation is 16 times as viriient in its effects as vaccination. Inoculation brings on a slight at- tack of plague. ? Results in other countries, India, China, etc, prove that inoculation is effective. ' The substance used in inocula- ting is jprepared at the Institute, Bombay, and isomatter taken from, a true case of plague, submitted td *&lt;*ertain process.
Sheep at the Show. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 27 April 1900
*~-. .--f ' f Sheep at the Show, \ > » > ^^J^yal-Agricoltaral Show iii * mj^é^âè' be the great annual exhalion of the wealth and in* dustéîéif of* the colony. Never- theless? the greatest of oar indu»» tries, oat" staple products is not represented at all. A few Btray sheep are shown by the Depart- ment of Agriculture, and a few samples of wool by the different competing District Societies; these only serve to emphasise the incontinuity of the fact. The Sheepbreeders Association, of coursa, have a grand show of nothing but sheep in June each year, and ii seems a pity that some arrangment could not be made whereby the latter should not be incorporated as part and parcel of the former. It would need to be held at the same time, and at the same localiiy as the ' R.A. Show, and it is hardly pos- sible that there are any insuper- able obstacles to the innovation ; such a change would increase the popularity of both exhibitioner, and serve to rectify a very remark- able anomoly. The...
WISEMAN'S FERRY. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 27 April 1900
WISEMAN'S FËRRÏ. CFfviu out own correspondent.) Owiug to the s.B. Hawkesbury being laid up iu &lt;&lt;oiA,the s.e. Marara paid us a visit this weok with her crew. j We have had some beautiful showers j this last week, which have freshened up the fid is, etc., and made everything look bright. A very heavy gale passed over Wise- man's Ferry on the 15th i nst., causing the long span of wires stretching across the tiver to bc blown down, and they are now replaced again' by the Telegraph Company under the supervision of Mr. Sider, by svlid copper wires. We were pleased to see the s.s. Surprise pass through here eh the 20thinst, on her annual picnic excursion, given free by Capt. Junee, loaded with pleasure seekers. The weather was all that could be desired, and we believe the excursion was altogether a great success. We were pleased to hear from your agent that your valuable paper has gained many more fresh subscribers of late. New yearly and quarterly subscriptions are c...
FROM OUR EXCHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 27 April 1900
JROM ODB EXCHANGES.! the «turdy old settlers who fink pled/the obscurity of the valley of St, i [ya, and those old carriers who only ¡ knew Victoria Parir ss "Hie Camp on Ü* Creek," could have teen Si funny j things, called ,J Buff era," playing bat and ball in each a variety of dress and style, they would doubtless wonder who they wera and where they came from. Of «ourse they would readily pick out "Jim " Loxford as not being a foreigner, .imply because " Jim's " head-gear and unshorn figure-head was jost precisely in keeping with the local fitness of things 50 years ago, when " Johnny " Gotch was king of the ring, and groggy men from j the pubs, went for each other in anger j just for the fun of the thing. It wonld lie a pity to let the annual gathering of * Buffers'" fall tbrocgb, and all praise is doe to George Bennett, Bill Charker, John Hackett, William Sandy Garner, and others who keep the thing alive. 80 far as the game of cricket goes it is cer- tainly very tame, and seems ...