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Trip to Belmont Park. (BY ONE OF THE LADY VISITORS.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
Trip to Belmont Park. '(Br ONE OP THE LADY VISITORS.) On arriving at the splendid home of Mr. Philip '"'.harley on 'Wednesday week last, in connection with the trip organised by the Windsor Literary and Debating Society, the ladies who participated in the outing were met at the main entrance by Mrs. Charley, the amiable wife of the squire of Belmont. After resting* for .a few moments, we were shown through the handsome and richly furnished rooms, with their lofty ceilings fringed with deeply laid cornices, and their .walls, adorned with paintings in oils and. water colours, varying from cabinet size to a canvas about 8 feet by 5 feet, from the brushes of some of the foremost artists of the colony. Among this beautiful collec tion of pictures, are some sketches of Belmont, with its^ntique .buildings as it, stood when Mr. Charley became its owner. What a change bas taken place during Mr. Charley's ten years' residence there ! Then in its simple state and un cared for surroundings ; no...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
Professional. IF- T. JONES, SOLICITOR, ETC, Rofe'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. S. (Joley. GEOEGE STREET, WINDSOR. Money to Lend on Approved Security. Mr. Geo. McCauley, SOLICITOR, ETC., A Commissioner for Affidavits office-Victoria House, George-Btreet (opposite Post Office), Windsor. Mr. McCauley visit« BICHMOND EVERY THURSDAY. Wm. Walker & Son, SOLICITORS, &c. WM. WALKER, Commissioner for (Affi davits. ROBERT BRUCE WALKER. GE0RGE-STREÍT, WINDSOR. Branch Office : Windsor-st., Bichmond. MONDAYS-2 to 5 p.m. THDESDAYS-9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Savings Bank of New South Wales--Windsor Branch. NOTICE OF REMOVAL. THE above Branch Bank has been REMOVED FROM FITZGERALD STREET to GEORGE-STREET, to Offices between the Stores of Beard and Co. and Greenwell and Co. WM. WALKER, Accountant. Octobe...
WEBB'S CREEK DISPUTE. [To the Editor of the ADVOCATE.] [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
WEBB'S CREEK DISPUTE. [To the Bditor of the ADVOCATE.] % SIB,-In your last issue there appeared a letter dealing with' the above. Kindly allow me a small space to correct a few errors In the first place, Mr. Cutler states that on arrival at the lady's dwelling they met a gentleman friend, and Mr. Clancy was obliged to take a back seat. This, I positively say is a falsehood ; the gentleman Butler refers to went to the dwelling with Clancy, and be (the gentleman) was otherwise engaged. Clancy, instead,, of taking a back seat, was placed foremost Buller was not present, so the information he gives comes from , hearsay. Secondly, Butler states that since this aflaflrClancy tias sought new pastures to geek consolation, after being so unfortu nate in the land of trouble. If Butler will.jog his memory a little he will recol lect that Clancy, sought new pastures long1 bef ~re this affair came off. Uf course it is not necessary for me to state whore the new ground lies. Well, I know who wan ...
BULLRIDGE. (From our own corresponded.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
BÜLLRIDGE (From our own corresponded.) Mr. E. Izzard has two ohùdrer very ill with influenza. The tea-meeting, which was tc have taken place hero on Thursday, has been postponed indefinitely. Mr. Hamilton, who carried on an' extensive poultry farm at Howe's Greek, has left the district. Several valuable dogs have been poisoned here during the week. If the perpetrator of this spiteful act could be found out, the owners would make an example of him. The following team has been se lected to represent Oakville cricket club against Park Yilla juniors at Stanley Park:-A. Alcorn, H. Moses, Jt. Buttsworth, À. Evering ham, O. Everingham, E. Barber, L. Packer, A. Barber, H. Packer, W. Packer, D. Packer, T. Alcorn, E. Martin, B. Packer and S. Packer. 1
SYDNEY FRUIT MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
, SYDNEY FEÜIT MARKETS. : Messrs. Mitchell and Johnson report that business in the fruit market at the present is particularly quiet, being be tween seasons. Initial consignments of cherries and strawberries hare already come forward, and a great influx of these dslicate fruits will take place after the Cup festivals in Victoria. The main lines on the market are lemons, pineapples, and bananas, à few Canadian wine saps, and Balwin's and Johnathan's apples. These latter are arriving in excellent order, the plain wrapping tissue paper being used in packing. £ s d £ s d Apples ... 0 13 0 to O 18 0 Passionfruit... 0 6 0 0 10 0 Lemon« ... 0 2 6 0 6 6 Oranges ... 0 7 0 0 17 0 Mandarins ... 0 6 0 0 13 0 Loquats ... 0 5 0 0 ZO 0 Strawberries 0 1 0 0 2 6
MARKETS. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
MARKETS. ? . ? --~*-:-. . Sydney, Thursday. j j The markets have this week been quiet in tone, business bejng rather slacjs: in most departments.' ' The enquiry for maize was steady. Lucerne hay had a igoodgfoaJb Ol'Attention up to £2. Beal choice dry, igreen, which was . scarce, would readily bring £2 5B, Turnips from Curtis, Mulgrave, brought ls 4d per «wt : Wholesale quotations were as follows :-r Oats ... Maize ChafE... Oaten Hay Luceme OnionB Potatoes Butter Bacon flowls Ducks Muscovies Geese TurkeyB Honey Footwood Billet Wood Bakers' Wood Bundle Wood 0 2 0 O 2 W 3 10 1 15 4 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 7 O' 8 0 9 a 1 Û 0 . 0 0 0 0 9 4 9 0 0 0 0 61 li 0 0 0 0 2 10 5 0 0 13
Property Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
Property Sale. "Thé attention of oar readers is directed to an advertisement in this issue, refer ring to the clearing-out sale at Preston ville Farm,' the 'property'"of the late Mr. Richard Craven^ at Agnes Banks. The ¿ale will be conducted on the ground at 11-80 a.mV sharpj ' on Saturday, \ 18th No vember, by Hepsrs. Guest and Skuthorp. À splendid.farm of 110 acres, with a new cottage,. stables, out-houses, and 'every convenience for a well-appointed "farm will be submitted /also a fine lot of'well bred horses' arid bows, . pig*, ' poultry, vehicles,1rarniing' implements, tools,'dairy putfit, .' and household furniture. This grand property is sub-divided into most convenient paddocks for grazing-40 5'cres being now under lucerne, the soil eing of the very best Hawkesbury and Nepean rivers flats' quality. Persons wanting to invest^ their money iú good property should not fail to inspect this lpnd. Luncheon will be provided on the ground. Further particulars can be ob tained from th...
JANGLING JARS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
j JANGLING JARS. BY JEREMIAH JINGLES. In my weary wanderings through this mundane sphere it has been my some times happy, and at other times unhappy lot to come across a few sticks ; some of which, happily and unhappily, here come across mc. I stand in your presence this morning burdened with an armful of heretofore said sticks ; and it rests with yon whether they shall be my property only or ours conjointly. Besides sticks I have a harrow load of stones ; these are rolling stones, which have gathered no moss, but in their roll ing some wisdom has stuck to them, whiob, by a certain process known to printers, may be set up, and placed before the gaze of an admiring world, with such tact and brilliancy as to cause each par ticular stone to stand on end like cloves on the back of a Christmas ham. In addition to sticks and stones, I have caused to be laid down at your back gate a bag of bones ; old and dry bones, some of which a good workman may, turn into carved heads fit to adorn a ge...
THE TRANSVAAL WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
THE TRANSVAAL WAR. A position midway between Col enso and Ladysmith has been seized by a heavy force of Boers. AU the points of vantage around Ladysmith are occupied by the Boers, who are making deliberate preparations to shell the town. - The Boers are mounting heavy guns in positions commanding Ladysmith from all quarters. Pigeon messages are being sent by General Sir G. S. White from Ladysmith to the British stations outside. v The British forces effectually shelled the Free Staters' laager on Bruiter's Hill. The 5th Lancers and 69th Bat tery engaged the Boers for several hours south of Ladysmith on Fri ' day. The British artillery practice on Thursday last caused a panic in the Free State camp, by the pre cision of the shooting. Lieutenant F. G. Egerton, E.N., has died from wounds received at Fiandslaagte. One hundred and fifty wounded troops have been located at Lady smith. Another regiment of volunteers is being enrolled and armed at Durban. A fierce battle has been reported t...
WINDSOR LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
WINDSOR LITERARY AND' DEBATING SOCIETY. The usual weekly meeting of the above society, WAS held lit the School of 'Arts oh Tuesday evening last. The Eev. C. A. . White occupied the chair, and *boatS>8 members were present. The minutes of. the previous meeting were read and con firmed. The business Bet down for the . evening was « debate, the question chosen ' being " That the general employment of women in industrial apd commercial pur suits are prejudicial to the best interests of society?' The Rev. C. A. White wanted to apeak On the question, and in the ab sence of the other vice-presidents. Mr. G-. Greenwell WAS voted to the chair. Mr. C. E. Broome opened the debate in the affirmative, and was supported by Mr. A. Lane. The Ber. 0. A. White replied and was supported by Messrs. Chester, Montgomery, Swift and Nettleship. A ballot was taken at . the close of the de bate which resulted in a win for the op position by 12 votes.
ROUSE HILL. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
; : BOUSE HILL. -XT*" ' (ßtom ojr pw,a,conespoudent). The tempetaÄOBcfeetmg Vas óñó of the brightest of -the series. It was the last thatihe Kev. &°R; A. Choruses by children ; \songs ' by Bfev. :lúf.'Wtí8to,-Mrs;:Wü^'tóa Mr; W. 'Med^atf* JÄbförfo' solos, by Misses' ' 'Elsie Wilson and Elsie Brown ;frecitations,! Miss 'M. Cullen, May Balfour, Elsie Balfour, and the children together. Mr. WÜBÖn took his' farewell nöi'the' ; society "but hoped "to hear pf its, asked fprandTecéiveÍa|iúa¿imous pifcmise from the members l&top thefostitution in à flourishing con dition, Miss 01&rá";0ullen' wa|C i heartily voted to tlie ó'ffice ö'f feecte tary îùpiaoe of Mr. Sydney Smith, who'has left for a situation far in land.: . .;' c- *\ .
WILBERFORCE. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
?4 (From oop^wn ço-resppoclpnW! : J Mr.' Fredi Daley has recovered from bis recent illness, and is able to be about again.. . . , - ... ...."..«..-. ; The flower service, which was to have ' taten pièce at the Church of England on j Sunday last, was postponed until Sunday' j week riexfc ?' ' ? ' ' Mr. Arthur Buttsworth, son of Mr. J. B. Buttsworth, has successfully passed his 3A examination, which entitles him to a 7th class school . Mr. Buttsworth is at present located at Tango, near Wol lombi. - '?' V ; The" roads through the town, during ttié recent wet weather; were'in a terrible state,' One gets rocked about, as much as going on a rough sea voyage, if he has to drive over portions of the roads about here, -;
Extraordinary Mortality Among Stock. LOSS OF 495 BULLOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
Extraordinary Mortality Among Stock. LOSS OP 495 BULLOCKS. A great mortality has occurred at Gunnedah, among a herd of 800 bullocks, en ronte from Inverell to Muswellbrook, belonging to Mr. Baynes, Sydney. On Friday morning last 20 were fonnd dead atout a mile and a half from the western enjL-of the town. Mr. Dowe, district arecs' inspector, said they died from eaflnVtbistle. The herd moved alofig to ThRwrlng rna, about six mile* from the eastern end of the town, and, yesterday, turning £76-died and were heaped to ggCEer Sp an area of about 80 yards by OTTJBJOK The remainder were placed in f^maock.Vy 3ir. Mackay, the owner of Pullaming station. No further deaths are reported. It is feared all will die. The value of the bullock« is estimated at £i per head.
Public Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
I 1 Public Meeting. ÍTle Mayor, Mr, J. WT. Hill, presided st a public meeting hf id at the Behool of Arts &lt;n Wednesday Evening last, for the. pnrpo&j of arranging for the reception and ettertàining of the Minister of Works ind party ' Those who onnrpied seats on he pis ¿form were:-Megara, B. Hall, W. J, KeUyt g. Campbell. B. Skuthorpe,^, reston, S. J. Dunstan, A. Price, ai d tne ^vs. Dr. Cameron, and J. J. Fergnggo,,, Among the audience we noticed Bev. J. Howell-Price, Mesan. J. Dunston, J. Smith, Norris, H. Mor timer, and Dr. Watson. An apology for non-attendance was received from Lien Colonel Ouest, The date of the Minis ter's visit being altered, the matter of fixing another date was deferred. It was resolved that all present act as a com mittee, with power to ¡add ito the num ber. The programme decided npon was as follows:-The committee to receive the Minister and party at the Richmond Railway Station, proceed to the site of the bridge, thence to Belmore Lodge...
Hawkesbury Advocate. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1899. RICHMOND. (From our own correspondent.) School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
patotektg ^iterate, -? FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1899. -J RICHMOND. (From our own correspondent.) School of Arts. À meeting of the committee of the School of Arts took place on Tuesday eveling last, when the following mem bers were present :-Ber. J." Howell Prict (President in the chair), MesBrs. Campbell, Illingworth, Hill, Allison, Street, Biddle, Woodhill, and Dr. Hel eham. Several accounts were paised for Sarment. The balance-sheet for the lower Show was presented, showing a credit balance of £24 8s 8d. It was de cidid to pay £15 towards the sinking ford of the Institution, Messrs, Henry and E. J. Sullivan was elected as com mitteemen, to fill the vacancies caused thnugh the retirement of Messrs. Vindin and|0'Donoghue.
The College Mules. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
The College Mules. In search of " copy " on Wednesday afternoon last, we turned in the direction gf the H, A. College, and on arrival at the faun was just in time to Bee one of the imported mules saddled up to be ridden for the first time. No, we make a mis take, they were supposed to have been broken in, butin our opinion, new Ute had been put into them since we last saw them. However to make a long story short, the mule wad blindfolded and saddled up and student Warburton chosen for the first mount. When Warburton was fairly astride, the mule starting ¡ bucking, with a will, with the result that its first rider was soon sacked. On being j again caught student G. R. Campbell, j-who by the way, is considered the best , all-round athlete at the College, tried his hand at rough riding. He was no sooner j on, before the mule again started, but it looked as if he had found his match, for Campbell, to nee Banjo Paterson's words "rode him just perfect." One of the stirrups came out, and C...
KURRAJONG. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
KURRAJONG (Frbní our own correspondent.) , u Tte"Comleroy Road Concer promises to be a great success OÏ the 11th instant ;;'"* " ' * '.. ? .. ¿ .... ... '. ...-( We hear that some of our locai sports got home on the Cup! W« do not know bow true the statement is, but however we hope they -hay« won a good pile. "Rev. Mr. and T&TB. Gray were tc hâve given the members of St. Stephen's choir a picnic on the 7th. instant, but the recent'rain was the cause of its postponement. A large number of ladies meet every Tuesday at ^St. Stephen's Rectory for the purpose of working for a bazaar, which is to be held here about the middle of January of .next year» 'Rumour says that' Messrs. R. Skuthorp júnr. and H. Skuthorp have leased the property for some years wcikéd by their father. Mt. Skuthorp senr. is now in the Bere and ' yellow leaf, having reached the advanced age of 83>yeaisi !... 1 From^'Friday/ ?rd. till' Monda/ 6Éh. JSöyejpfybr 4 încîies'] 10 points.. of rain were registered A...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
LOCAL AND GENERAL. The Rev. S. G. Fielding has had &nbsp; a rather severe attack of influenza during the past week. The Bullridge cricketers defeated "Wilberforce by 21 runs on Thurs day last on the former's wicket. Since McQuade Park has been thrown open for agietment, the grass on the oval has been considerably lowered. ^ Attention is directed to Mr. A. ?! Izxard's advertisement in this issue,1 referring to his nursery at Free- j nan's Beach. Mr. J. Scott, who ie in the em ploy of Mr. W. 0. Barker, was ad mitted to the Windsor Hospital during the week, suffering from a flevere attack of influenza. The : sale of Prestonville Farm, the property of the late Mr. Bichard Craven, takes place on Saturday -week next the 18th inst. Messrs. Ouest and Skuthorp are the auc tioneers. The cricket match played at Siehmond on Thursday last be tween teams representing the Hawkesbury and Nepean elector ates resulted in a very easy win for the former, who scored 153 against the latter's 51. ...
Melbourne Cup Carnival. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 10 November 1899
Melbourne Cup Carnival. The great racing event of the year took place at Flemington on Tuesday last, «hen the Melbourne Cup was ran. The weather was disappointing, raining con tinually the whole afternoon. The '.going" was heavy, au«i the time slow, viz., 3min. 36Jsecs. Merriwee, who won the Derby, au » who was, made a hot favorite, winning the double evant. The multa were posted at thei ADVOCATE office. Windsor, shortly after the race, and cause" a deal of excitement. Fol lowing »rp the results .. V.R.C. DBKBY. MERRIWEE (V. Turner) ... ... 1 Dewey ... ".. 2 Parthian. :. 3 MELBOURNE BTAKKS. MOE*. (C. Parker) _ ... 1 Wait-a-bit . -2 Gauleon. ... ... 3 1 MELBOURNE COP. MERRIWEu (V. Turner) _ ". 1 Voyou (F. Kulin) . "¿ 2 Dewey (L. Kuhn) i... ., ... 3