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WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
WEDDING. On Wednesday of last week St. John's Church of England, Wilberforce, was the scene of an animated gathering, when Miss Hilda Mary Greentree, third daughter of Mr. Reuben Green- tree, J.P., of Wilberforce, and Mr. George Sheaves, eldest son of Mr. John Sheaves, of Redfern, were united in holy matrimony. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. S. Newton, M.A. The church was taste fully decorated by the girl friends of the bride, and on the altar hung the initials of the bride and bridegroom worked in white flowers. The bride was attired in a frock of white tucked silk, profusely trimmed with guipure lace and white bebe ribbon, and white satin belt. A wreath and veil w¡ere also worn, and she carried a handsome shower bouquet of ferns and tuber roses, and wore a pretty amethyst brooch with gold pendant, the gifts of the bridegroom. Miss Mattie Greentree was the chief bridesmaid, and wore a becoming costume of cream cashmere, with accordeon-pleted frills, guipure insertion, an...
OBITUARY. DEATH OF MRS. ANN GREENTREE. THE OLDEST HAWKESBURY NATIVE. 1807—1902. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 20 June 1902
DEATH OF MRS. ANN GREEN- &nbsp; TREE. &nbsp; THE OLDEST HAWKESBURY NATIVE. 1807 - 1902. With the death of Mrs. Ann Green- tree - whose photo appears above - the oldest Hawkesbury native has been taken. On Saturday last the old lady passed away to the land of "Shades and Shadows," after a long and noble life of 95 years. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Ann Farlow, of Freeman's Reach, who were two of the earliest settlers of the Hawkesbury, and her husband, &nbsp; the late Mr. Reuben Greentree, who died about 21 years ago, was one of the pioneer farmers of the district. She was married at St. Matthew's Church of England, Windsor, in the year 1825, and had a family of 8 chil- dren, those surviving her being: Mr. Reuben Greentree, J.P., Wilber- force ; Mr. George Greentree, Free- man's Reach ; Mrs. Wenban, Orange ; Mrs. G. Turnbull, Sackville; and Mrs. J. Gosper, Meranburn. She has sixty grand-children, and one hundred and five great-grand-children. D...
Speeches on the Park. LIMITED TO FIVE MINUTES EACH. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
Speeches on the Park. LIMITED TO FIVE MINUTES EACH. The procession over, a lorry was drawn up close to the grandstand; and from this lorry speeches were delivered. Added to the difficulty of making themselves audible in the open air, there was a humdrum of ! noise and applause from the exuberant and enthusiastic throng ; and it was with difficulty that a reporter could catch the remarks. The Mayor of Bichmond opened. He said they had gathered there to celebrate peace, after a long and pro tracted struggle. He was certain all would join with him in felicitating the consummation so long looked for (applause). The darkest days of the war were the brightest, as after events proved, for they brought together every eon of Great Britain who could carry anns (applause). The mother State had sent as many troops as any of them (applause) ; and the first Colonial troops to go to the assistance of Great Britain were the Lancers (prolonged applause). The Hawkes bury had been well to the fore ; a...
The Decorations. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
The Decorations. The joy of Richmond that peace again dwelt in the Empire-that an honourable road had been opened for j our late foes to enter into fellow citizenship-and that our Hawkesbury men who did well their part to make Australian soldiers famous were ra» turned to their homes-found demon strative expression in the decorations of the town. Bichmond had long waited in readi ness to mark the moment. Funds had been collected for the purpose a year or more ago. Committees were already formed, and an elaborate programme prepared, so that on the welcome announcement of peace the long dormant organisation was im mediately stirred to activity, and car ried out its functions with such excellent order and precision that, as if by wand, there was magic transfor (nation! " Looking from the higher entrance to the town the " tout ensemble" was most effective. The cross lines of flags from this perspective view gave the main street the appearance of a gaily covered way. But it was not witho...
The Procession. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
The Procession. The order of the procession was as follows : - Mounted police, consisting of First class Constable Tate (North Rich mond). First-cUss Constable Hughes (Wilberforce), Constable Pritchard (Richmond), aud Constable McCarthy (Windsor). Mayor of Richmond, Mr. E. Camp bell, J.P., and Miss Fox (sister to returned Trooper Fox). N. 8. Wales Lancers, Hawkesbury Squadron, in command of Captain B. Hall, who had with him Lieutenants W. 1'. Charley, R. B. Walker, and H. Skuthorp. The 3rd Infantry Regiment Band, under Bandmaster Waters. Returned soldiers (22) in Mr. Steve Dunston's coach, drawn by a fine team of horses. "A" Windsor and " D" Richmond Companies, 3rd Infantry Regiment, under command of Colonel Guest. Richmond fire brigade, with engine and ree], in charge of Captain Donohoe. Richmond Druids, in full regalia, led by Arch-Druid Cobcroft. Rosejof Richmond Lodge of Oddfel lows, in full regalia. The Lodge's banner was borne in front by Messrs H. Stevenson, John Smith, Willi...
Refreshments. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
Refreshments. When the Demonstration Commit tee decided not to treat the children to refreshments, concluding, as they did, that the undertaking would he too big altogether to cairy out properly, some of the big-hearted daddies on the committee, not to be daunted from their desires to look after the little ones, and give them something in the fehape of a good feed as an additional token by which the auspicious occa sion would be impressed on their memories, set to work and collected special subscriptions, which aggre gated no less than £15, of which amount Mr. Brinsley Hell, M.P., generously contributed a thud. And to eeo the happy youngsters squatting around the festive spread, in picnic ft sh ion - well, the subscribers felt they'd have stood double the amount I rather than have seen the item deleted I from the programme. The ladies of the district heartily co-operated, both in preparing for the luncheon and in attending to the children. In this they were well assisted by the cler...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
THE STOREKEEPERS, RICHMOND. Eu,reta in * Priees Cheaper lhan Eoer ' |Pdi ^¿u H.S. T A FLUTTER THI§ WEEK ¡ ight Yellow Sugar, 2d. lb. ; Pure China Sang Mee Tea, ls lb. ; Finest Plantation Mocha Coffee, is 6d; French Coffee, ls 6d; Crown Soap, 5d per bar; Lexia Raisins, 5d lb.; Candles, 5d, 6d, and 7d lb.'/Corned Beet, llb. tins, ld; 21b., ls; Sardines, qr. lb., 3d tin; Vinegar, in bulk, 5d quart; etc., etc., etc. DRAPERY. Cheapest House in the District ^KJ &lt;ÄT &lt;ÄJ uer var ucj vxr w uer VXJ uer vxr vxr VUÄJWWTOWW PEACE! 3 Welcome to Returned Soldiers ! Ê -*S. K bEMONSTRATIONS IN RICHMOND.
Church Services. SUNDAY, JUNE 15. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
Church Services. 1 SUNDAY, JONE 15. 1 CBUBCH OF ENGLAND. 1 St. Matthew's, Windsor, ll a.m. and 7 p.m. (special intercessory services). Ber. 8. G. Fielding. Richmond, St. Peter's, Il a.m. and 7 p.m. Agnes Banks, 3.80 p.m. Rev. J. Howell Price, Sarai Dean. The Vineyards, S.30 p.m., Ur. A. Blackett, Kurrajong Heights, ll,* St. Stephen's,7 ¿ North Richmond, S, Salis Flats 3. St. Albans 3, Central McDonald ll, Mr. J. T. Marx. Upper Mangrove 10.80, Lower Mangrove 2.30, Bev. W. H. Bogers. ROMAN CATHOLIC Windsor, Mass, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. ; Evening Devotions 7 o'clock. Rev. B. McDonnell. St. Monica's, Bichmond, Mass IO a .m., I Rosary and Benediction 7,30 p.m. Bev. M. E. O'Brien. METHODIST. Windsor, ll, Supply; 7, Bev. J. W. Win spear. Richmond, ll, Bev. J. W, Win'pear ; 7, Supply. North Bichmond, ll, Supply. Burrajong, 2.30, Supply. Wilberforce, 3, Rev. J. W. Winspear. Sackville, ll, Bev. H. Woodhouse ; 7, Mr. T. Mitchell. Lower Portland, 2.30. Mr. T. Mitchell. Leet'a Vale, ll, Mr. E. Beckl...
LOCAL & GENERAL ITEMS. THE KING ILL! CORONATION POSTPONED!! [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
k2e.\ rr*._4 Beaders of the dailies] received ^ snook on Wednesday morning, wÜwff on opening their papers, |bey found themselves confronted wHh glamg head^gs annonnoing the indlpMte postponement of the oor^natioitfÉDn account of the serious iljness of the King. It was generallytknown that his Majesty was unwell, hut nothing ao serious was anticipated.^ However, hut for a timely operation, ]the Empire would now have been in; mourning for their beloved Ed wahl. It ie re-atsuring to learn, by&lt; the latest cables, that " there is every hope and prospeot of a «peedy recovery." The sympathy over the untoward event has been world-wide ; and/ of course, all coronation celebrations throughout the Empire have been postponed. Advices go to show that even under the most favourable circumstances it will be six weeks or a couple of months ere his Majesty will be well enough to stan! the strain of the postponed oeremony. The date, for the time being, is an open question.
A CLEVER YOUNG PIANIST. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
A CLEVER YOUNG PIANISf. MÍBS Elia Chivéis, daughter of Mr. D. J. Chivera, our local stationmaster, has been successful in passing her examination, which entitles her to the degree of A.L.C.M. This talented young lady is only sixteen years of age, and has been taking lessons from Miss Moses, of Windsor, for the past four years, during which time she has passed four high examinations in connection with the London College of Music. Wo offer her our heartiest congratulations. Mr. J. C. Horn can supply extra copies of the " Hawkesbury Herald " to those who wish to send the report of the celebrations to their friends. A committee meeting of the H. D. A. Association takes place on Monday next at the showground at 2.30 p.m. The principal business is to prepare a new report. j Miss Fox, who rode in the procession j on Friday night last, is the lady who j distinguished herself by her eques- i trienneism at the recent show. She is a histor to Mrs. H. F, Burnell, and a splendid horsewoman. A pi...
THE "DAILY MAIL'S" NEW OFFER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
THE "DAILY MAIL'S" NEW OFFER. The issue of tue "Encyclopaedia Britannica " now offered in New South Wales by the "Daily Mail" is " The Times " reprint of (he ninth and last edition, as issued by its original publishers, Messrs. A. & (J. Black The work is divi ed up into 24 volumes of 150 pages each; the 25th volume contains an elaborate index to the whole, and a detailed list of contributors. The handsome volumes measure ll ¿inches in height, 9¿ inches in depth, and 2J inches in thickness. The binding io, in every case, the best of its kind. The dark green cloth is as strong as cluth can be, and the morocco used in the leather binding is so rich ia colour, so soft at once and tough, so fine in grain, that no one will regret the small extra pay ment which secures an added dignity and durability due to so noble a book. The Eucyclopo lia contains 338 full page plates, 671 maps and plans, and over 9,000 other illustrations. For the MS. alone of the 30,000,000 wordB, which occupy...
A Trip to the Land of the Rising Sun. (For the "Herald.") VIII. YOKOHAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
A Inp to He Lani of tye Rising Sun. [Br J. li. MITCHELL ] (For the " Herald.") VIII. YOKOHAMA. The U.S. Naval Hospital is here, also the foreign cemetery, which up to the present time has Ü,ÜÜÜ persons buried in it. Returning to tiffin, we undertook a walk round the " New Road" - one of the comforts and luxuries of the foreign residents. The road is six miles in length, winding through a varied undulating and pretty country. The view from the hill overlooking Mississippi Bay, which this road skirts, was particu larly attractive. We next moved oil; to the native quarter, which is divi ded by a fine collection of ornamen tal trees and flowering shrubs peculiar to Japan, and are placed on both sides of the wide avenue. We found a walk through this quarter very interesting-we found objects at every corner to attract our atten tion. The . shops are in the main street (Honcho Dori), and contain a ~:..la»ge;: guiltily - of lacquered ware,* Í bronzes, porcelain and curios. The i silk shops ...
HAWKESBURY-RACE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
HAWKESBURY-RACE CLUB At a meeting of the committee of the above club on Tuesday afternoon last, it was decided to grant the use of the grounds to the H. 1). A. A., fer the holding of a stallion parade on August 2 ; also to grant permission to the same body to form a trotting track. It was also resolved to remove certain horeestalls at the back of the grandstand, and throw the space into the refreshment booths. The resig nation of Mr. E. H. S'reet AB a member was accepted, and Mr, GK Kiss was nominated to ¿11 the vacancy.
[?] A DINNER. THE FAIR SEX PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
The great Bichmond ceUtoJations of Fridaylast (reported on Ä proceeding page) were wound np with a dinner, aa a special mark of welcome to the returned soldiers. This feature in the programme took place at the School of É sta. It waa set down to start at 9 t'clock; but it waa 9.80 ere the ceremony commenced. Fully 150 sat * down. The catering was under the care of Mr. Beimenschneider. The walk of the spacious building were tastefully decorated with ferns and palms, and reflected great credit OD those responsible for same. A large black-board standing on one side of the ball bore the names of the returned soldiers welcomed home that evening, including: Lieutenant D. Buchanan, 3rd N.S.W. Bushmen (Marsden Park) Lieutenai.t M. Greenwell, 3rd N.8.W. M.B. (Windsor) Lance-Oorporal l). Hayes (Windsor) Trooper G. Mortimer (Richmond) Trooper H. Mortimer (Biohmond) Trooper V. Smith (Richmond) Trooper A. B. Smith (Freeman's Beach) Trooper G. Smith (Freeman's Beach) Trooper W. Smith (Freeman's B...
Scale on Oranges. A LETTER FROM VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
Scale on Oranges. A LETTER FROM VICTORIA. The following letter was received this week by Mr. H. E. Peck, of Kurrajong Heights, from Messrs. Ambler, Farrell and Go., Melbourne auctioneers, in answer to one written by him regard ing the attitude taken up by the Victorian Government in respect to the admission of citrus fruit .bearing red scale, The letter will be intweBting to ï^itgrowers in the ?; --fliatil^t':--''?"?.?'?i*j.* "Dearer,---Wfjiavé intervieCed, * rMpëletôr regard to this matter, and have to advise that the authorities here Will permit fruit . to come into this market providing that it is fairly clean. The fruit must be fumigated by the Government Fumigator, and they will not set any restriction on fruit that has been scrubbed providing it is also fumigated. We feel quite sure (with strict atten tion to the above suggestions) the fruit will be allowed to laud here alright, but should you neglect the arrange ments we have iu\de, of course it will quite upset all the troub...
Ping-Pong. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
Ping-Pong. The ping-pong tournament con ducted in the Richmond School of Arts was contested for by 31 aspi rants for championship honors, and concluded on Thursday evening. There were good attendances each evening, and the various pairs pro vided some mild excitement for the fight-seers, especially as the contes tants were weeded out (blown out rather), and the semi-final and final were productive of good sport. The winner proved to be Mr. Cuthbert Potts, of the H. A. College, who was favorite from the beginning of the tourney, Mr. E. Woodhill securing second honors.
Poultry. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
Poultry. The laying compétition is having a wider and more immediate influence than the promoters anticipated. The object of the competition is to stimu late endeavors to improve the laying qualities of fowls, and to bring homo to poultry-keepers the fact that their returns can be materially increased by devoting attention to this matter. We hear of dozens of breeders iu both the suburbs and the country who are running competitions at home, with the object of comparing their result with those obtained at the Hawkes bury Agricultural College, and also of noting the results from dilf»rent breeds and individual hens. The practical value of such private experiments, and the application of deductions made to subsequent breeding, cannot be over estimated. One breeder who has a noted laying strain remarked the other day : "lt set me thinking, and I set about testing some of my best hens. I thought that th*y were all great layers. Well, I find that while some have laid niAgniftceiitly, othe...
RICHMOND. A DASTARDLY ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 27 June 1902
One of thé most dastardly and un gentlemanly outrages committed in the oietnct for a long time, was the conduct of some ghoul or ghouls at the clo»e of the H. -A College dance last week. We understand that they went into the Principal'* private house, stole his ale and cigare, poured beer into the whisky decanters, and spilt dregs all over his new dining-room carpet, whilethe Principal was bidding farewell to his guests. Such conduct can only be punished by social ostracism. We are informed that the names of the delinquents are known, and for the honor of the district they should be publit-hed, so that future hosts may be spared the honible infliction that was visited on j the generous, genial Principal.