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RELIEF TO THE POOR. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
RELIEF TO THE POOR. The secretary of the Hawkesbury Benevolent Society, Mr. J. J. Paine, received the following telegram from Mr. Gritchett Walker, Principal Under Secretary, on Wednesday last: " Government committee have author ised expenditure of £6 in relief for the poor of your district on Coronation Day. Kindly expend to best advan tage." Mr. Paine proposes that the committee should add a sum to this, and leave the arrangements for the distribution in the hands of the ladies of the Hospital Aid Society.
W. C. E. C. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
W. O. E. O. At the Windsor rifle range on Wednesday, the members of the Civi lian lille club did some good shooting. J. Hull topped the score with 63, and next came W. Mortie; 61, F. Brough ton 55, W. I. Perry 53, J. W. Chandler 53, and E. Sandoz 51. At the 500 yards' range W. Monley put up the excellent score of 34 out of 35. MR. W. MORTLEY'S TARGET AT 600YDS.
H. A. College Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
H. A. College Ball. The annual ball tn connection with the Hawkesbury Agricultural College i was held on Wednesday last, and was one of the best functions of the kind ever held at the institution. A large and fashionable gathering assembled, and everything paBBed off welt. The secretaries, Messrs. D. Bell and C. C. Bradley were responsible for much of its Buccess, and the efforts put forward by them were well rewarded. The committee, consisting of the President, Messrs. R. M Florene, H. Barry, C, Potts, C. Henny, and Harston, also did their share of organising, decora ting, &c. The gymnasium was beau tifully decorated, and, lighted with electricity, formed a very brilliant spectacle. First class music was sup plied by Mr. Hartney's band, extras being played by Misses Pitt and Deloitte, and Mr. C. Holborow. Among the ladies present were: Mesdames Durham, Guest, E. Camp bell, O'Sullivan, F. Rodda, Musson, Johnson, G. E. Woodhill, Adams, P. H. Reynold?, W. D. Stewart, Walker, a...
Decline off Sport. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
Decline off Sport. It is often asked by those who knew the Hawkesbury in its palmy days, when looa! champions were as plenti ful a« 4lb darkies in a fish atory, ia every department of sport, champions endowed with no end of brawn, stamina, and grit, why the race has deteriorated and sport declined. 1'he athletes of the Hawkesbury nowadays, except in isolated instances, are a diminutive lot, and their efforts to keep their end up in the arena of sport are far below mediocrity even. All they seem able to successfully do now is to smoke cigarette, don attractive cadies of straw variety, and doff them to every damsel they encounter as tbey strut along the thoroughfare ana for ever revel in the delights of ping-pong and such like. However, asthe ancients were wont to observe, O témpora, O meres /-"Sportsman,"
Poultry. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
Poultry. j It has been argued in some quarters that laying competitions do not attain their object, because they do not definitely settle the riyal merits of various laying breeds of fowls. It has never been claimed by those in terested in the compétition now in progress at the Hawkesbury College th.t, should Silver Wyandottes, for instance, head the list, they could be incontrovertibly proclaimed the best la) iag fowl. The competition has quite a different object. The aim of tbe promoters is to stimulate and encourage the laying branch of the poultry industry, and bring home to poultry-keepers the fact by devoting attention to this subject they get a rela tively greater return for their birds. Do shows of purebred poultry decide which is the best breed for the table, for laving, or for general utility pur poses? No, but by their direct and indirect influence, they improve the standard of the poultry of the whole community. Did the £50 which the Government expended in national priss...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
H. R. S. DYER, MANAGER. Footwear. Footwear. Footwear, OUR BOOTS LOOK WELL, FIT WELL, WEAR WELL. SHOP HERE -AND SAVE MONEY. WE ARE THE. BOOT PEOPLE. CANVAS SHOES ls. 6D. We are AGENTS for the Best Blend of Tea. Tea sold elsewheie ls. 6d., we sell for lld. per lb. Richmond Boot Cog. CHARLES 8. GUEST, J.P. Oonunia&ioaer foi Affidavits, Richmond. HENEY SKUTHORP, J.P., North Richmond. GUEST AND SKUTHORP, AUCTIONEERS, VALUERS, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS. Offices: ßiJMOND & NORTH RICHMOND. Have for Private Sale_^ Brick Cottage, Windsor-street, Richmond, £450 80 acres Blaxland's Ridge, Cottage, Sheds, 5 acres young citrus trees, £175 26 acres choice farm, Richmond Lowlands, £1,050 40 acres Orchard Land, North Richmond, £150 ?0 acres River Farm, Lower Portland 40 acres Land, Upper Colo, £40 106 acres CP. Land, Grose River, Cottage and Orchard, £150 50 acres, Bell's Line Road, Cottage, Small Orchard 19} acres Orangery, Grose Vale, very choice, £250 1280 acres Freehold, Kurrajong...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
Cricket. Following are tho averages for Riverstone Cricket Club, fer the sea son 1901-2 : BATTINO. Name A. Sherwood .. A. Maguire .. W. Cornwell ... B. Eather H. Corn well .. S. Maguire .. W, Mason C. Mortley .. J. Shearin E. Shields .. 3. Mason ?toi 284 100 31 92 78 74 63 33 14 2 'Indicates not out. BOWLING. Name R. W. Sh elds... A. Maguire .. A. Sherwood .. S. Maguire ... W. Cornwell .. J. Shearin H. Cornwell . W. Mason Ol 78 226 I5G 829 410 80 174 42 As will be seen Shields leads in the bowl ing average, but not having played the re quired number of games, the trophy goes to A. Maguire. FlELMNG POIKT. Catches made -A. Maguire 9, W, Mason 3, W. Cornwell 3, H. Cornwell 3, A. Sher wood 2, S. Maguiie 2, J. Shearin 1, S. Mawm 1, B. Eather 1.
WILBERFORCE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
WILBERFORCE. A Sydney horse buyer was driven round on Saturday last by Mr. J. W. Farlow, and purchased a couple of local colts. Mr. D. Salter disposed of one for £90, and Mr. E. Bowd realised £30 for one. The wives of the Bev. John Wats ford and Bev. B. Danks spent a few days in Wilberforce last week, as the guests of Mrs. L. H. timpson, to whom they are both closely related. Mrs. Wateford has reached the age of fuur-score years, but in spite of this fact, she is as active as many one half her age. On Friday night last a cottago be longing to Mr. J. Beynolds was burnt down, and on Saturday night a fire was discovered in the house which for many years has beeà occupied by Mr. James Oobcroft. 'The latter was, however, put out before any great damage was done. How the fires originated is a mystery.
NEW TAILORING BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
NEW TAILORING BUSINE8S. Messrs. A. M. White, and P. John ston, of Sydney, intend to extend their tailoring business to the district, and after a good deal of persuasion hare secured the services of Mr. J. R. Mitchell as local representative. All orders for suite, ladies costumes &c, left in his hands will be promptly attended to. This enterprising firm has a good name in the oity for the quality of their goods, and should do well up here. Full particulars will appear next weeb.
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
BILLIARDS. Following are the scores of the hilliard tournament, which is being slaved at the Bichmond School of Arts. Fir» round-A. Sly (25 start) beat 8. Rutledge (30 start), Holds worth (20 behind), beat F. Woodhill (scratch), A. Hughes (10 behind) beat U. Pitt (20 behind), 8. Adams (10 Btart) beat W. Pritchard (Í0 start), J. Allison (15 start) beat G. Collett (10 start), G. Woodhill (20 behind) beat E. Woodhill (30 start). Second round-Hughes beat Allison, Holds worth beat Simpson, Sly beat Reynolds, and Woodhill beat Biddle. Other heats are to be played.
PING-PONG. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
PING-PONG. . A ping-pong tournament, for the championship of the district, was com menced . at the Richmond School of Arts on Monday evening last. A table had been fixed up in the main hall, and a large gathering of ladies and gentlemen assembled to witness the vaiious games. Thirty-two entries were received for the tournament, and on Monday evening nine heats were played, the remainder taking place last night, when some very exciting games were played. The pastime promises to become very popular in this locality.
NORTH RICHMOND Y.M.M.I. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
NORTH RICHMOND Y.M.M.I. SOCIETY. The usual wt>ekly meeting of the above society was held on Monday last, when a few hours were pleasantly spent with impromptu speeches. A debate is set down for next Monday evening, the subject being " Monarchy and Republicanism." Mr. 0. Penton will advocate the former, and Mr. A. Granger the latter. Mr. J. Allen recently disposed of his blood stallion Bonus, to Mr. Harris, of Clarendon, at a good figure. We understand the horse has gone to Singleton. The interior of the Black Horse Hotel has been greatly transformed of late, and one would hardly know the old place again. The bar has now been changed to where it was 50 years ago-in the good old days. Colonel Holborow, C.M.G., Colonel Guest, and Cap'ain Lamrock, were présentât the ^Governor's levee on Tuesday afternoon last.
SIMULTANEOUS MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
SIMULTANEOUS MISSION. The mission WUB concluded in Richmond on Sunday evening last, at the School of Arts, when the Rev. Gk Middleton conducted the service. Tho congregation was one of the largest seen in Richmond for a long time. On Monday evening the Rev. Middleton conducted a service at St. Stephen's church of England, Kurra jong. The mission throughout has proved very successful
DEATH OF MR. HERBERT THOMPSON. CUT OFF IN HIS PRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
DEATH OF MR. HEßBERT THOMPSON. CUT OFF IN HES PRIME. It is our painful duty this week to have to record the untimely death of Mr. Herbert (better known as " Bert ") Thompson, son of Mr. T. Thompson, J.P., of St. Albane, which sad event took place ou Monday of last week. The deceased was only 30 years of age, and prior to being stricken down with an attack of pneumonia, which caused his death, Le was always in the best of health. The deepest sym pathy was expressed on all sides when the sad news became known, as he had always been a great favorite with all classes of the c immunity, and his place at the quiet little village will be a hard one to fill. Ihe funeral took place on Wednesday week, and was one of the largest ever witnessed in the district. It was three-quarters of a mile long, consisting of 50 vehicles, 100 horsemen, and a great number of pedestrians. The remains were in terred in the old cemetery below St. Albans, where Mr. AV. H. Hogers, iu charge of the parish, read the...
RICHMOND. TO-DAY'S CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
RICHMOND. TO-DAY'S CELEBRATIONS. In connection with the Monster Peace Demonstration, and returned soldiers' reception to-day, splendid entries hare been received for all sporting events. The *Aoretaries, Messrs. O. S. Guest, and A. Stewart, and the committee, have all worked to make the celebra tions the most brilliant ever held in district. Bon-fires will be lit all round Kurrajong, and surrounding district. The pavilion in the park will be illuminated hy electricity, the children will be entertained during the after noon, a torchlight procession-in which all the military and public bodies will join-will start at 6pm. and march round the town, and at 9 o'clock the returned soldiers' welcome will take place at the School of Arts. It promises to be a sight of a lifetime, and everyone should see it.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
WE caw save .YOU 4P PER -CENT, OW. «VEBY, PQOHQ .YOU BOY You'll drink bettet Tea into the bargain This lwi*t empty air. We'll put the solid proof behind every word of .it. , ' We maintain no canvas* sing Agents. . We help feed no middlemen* ' We have no horde of clerks -for book-keep ng. We run no risks of bad accounts. We buy and sell for spot cash. We sell direct to you. You pay ONE solitary profit-ours. Why in the world shouldn't we be able to save you good money ? Just an Example.-Globe Tea 121S has always sold for 1/9 a pound, lt is now 1/2 in a 24 pound canister. Isn't it worth while to pay us cash, to cut your Tea bill by 40 per cent, and get better Tea ? Our Tea Book and- Samples Free to anybody« ATCHERLEY & DAWSON 284 GEORGE STREET (near Hunter St.) SYDNEY
FREEMAN'S REACH. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
FREEMAN'S REACH. Mr. S. T. Greenwell is having another large peiece of land cleared oí timber. Mrs. Hugh Gonion, who has been very ill with pneumonia is slowly recovering. A son of Mr. W. Ike \er has been seriously ill, but under the care of Dr. Callaghan itt rapidly recovering. A flock of eleven white swans pissed over on Wednesday last. Ihe oldest residents siy they never saw tiie like in the district before. Mr. J. W. Farlow di-p sed of a draught geilding last A ok for £26, and also disposed of o hers belonging to Messrs. G Greentree, D. ttuttr, tm I F. Kyan, for £21, £2t, and £29 1 is respectively. Ihe racing pony Ivy Ut the pro perty of Mr. William Brewer, which sometime ago received a 'sprain in the t. dock, under the owner's careful treatment will soon be fit f >r the truck again. 'J his pony is very smart, having put in some good performances on the turf, winning several good races Mr. Alex Smith Sen., is certainly one of the most persevering residents amongst us. A few m...