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RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
RIFLE SHOOTING. Tne bret prize shooting for Septem, ber quarter in connection with, the Windsor Volunteer Rifle Club (" A " Company) took place on Satur day afternoon last, at 500 and 600 yards ranges. Following are the j scores : 600yds 600yds Tl Pte. W. MelHsh 34 34 68 i btaff Serg. Duke 32 33 65 Capt. Paine 33 27 60 Corp. Gilbert 29 27 66 L.C. E. Butler 25 25 50 Pte. A. Mellish 25 23 48 C. Serg. Hannabus 24 '¿I ' 45 Pte. J. White 24 21 45 Pte. A. Butler 15 28 43 Pte. P. Molloy 13 24 37 At the Windsor range on Wednes- j day, the following scores were made ' by the members of the W.O.R.C : 500yds 600yds Tl 34 30 64 J. Hull .. E. Sandoz E. Cupitt J. Eagles W. Mortley A. E. Far low J. Simpson O. Chester 32 27 5S 29 . 28 57 29 27 56 28 27 55 28 26 54 22 30 021 23 13 86 Following are the results of the W.O.R.C, prize competition for «Tune quarter 1902 : Priée 600yds. 600yds. Kp Tl 1st J. Hull (¡2 63 - 125 2nd J. Eagles 63 46 30 120 j 3rd J. Chandler 51 63 30 1201 4th J. Ward 48 49 26 1...
MILITARY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
MILITARY. Eighteen recruits for the Windsor half squadron of Lancers, were ex amined on Saturday last by Warrant Officer Fisher, and passed into the ranks. They were exercised in mounted and dismounted drill, sword and carbine exercise, and shaped well. At the conclusion the men were com plimented by the inspecting officer. An order has been issed to the members of the Hawkesbury Squad ron of Lancers to turn out for an in spection of all their kit to-morrow. Windsor half-squadron fall in at 1 o'clock, and Richmond at 3, at their respective drill hall. Pay for June quarter, and efficiency will be issued ! after the inspection. ?-.-? i
Mercantile Social at Windsor. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
Mercantile Jtocial at Windsor. A ver# enjoyable dance was held it the R.C. school hall, Windsor, on Wednesday night. Messrs. A. J. Maguire and W. C. Barker were the hon. 'secretaries, and they carried jut their duties very creditably. The attendance of the fair sex was lot, unfortunately, as large as was mticipated. Nevertheless, a most snjoyable evening was spent. The hall was nicely decorated with Hags ind bunting, and presented quite a jay appearance. The floor was in fair order ; and the music, by Messrs. F. Willesford (clarionette) and O. HUI (piano), -was excellent. Misses Nellie Norris and Mattie Greentree | kindly played the extras. The ! rapper, for -which Mr. Peter Beve ridge was the caterer, was highly appreciated. Following were the dresses. Mrs. Eagles, black serge skirt, black tucked merveilleaux blouse, white duchesse lace xi earnings Miss Daley, pink nun's veiling skirt, pink satin blouse, black valcnciennes lace, and pink roses MÍBS Reynolds, cream voile, turquoise ...
The Hawkesbury Herald. WINDSOR, FRIDAY, JULY ll, 1902. THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
?ffi^e Pafofehrg Ptraft. WINDSOR, FRIDAY, JULY ll, 1902. THE WEATHER. It is said that in a certain district of this State-a district famous foi sts chronic visitation of drought ;here is a Btrict, unwritten law ;hat, when things are bad. the topic 3f the weather must not be men :ioned ; that the uninitiated, unwary stranger, on observing " It is very Iry!" or "Rain's badly needed!" «? such like, is immediately con "ronted with a caution not to repeat :he remark, unless he wish to bc mocked down ! This law. evidently, ías not yet extended to the Hawkes rary, for of late the topic has been weather, weather, weather. No two men could meet on the road without saying something about it. A sport ing man would offer odds on, every time. Were our district addicted to the dreadful drought, it would pro bably be advisable to follow the example alluded to, on the plea that what cannot be cured must be en dured, the best way to endure1 troubles being to try and forget them; but the Hawkesbury i...
SOCIAL. Mercantile Ball at Richmond [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
¡iurontlh) ftallatltloliilLd The Mercantile hall at Richmond ' used to be an annual affair. For fire consecutive years it was kept going ; but for the last two years dropped ont, somehow. However, on Friday night it was revived once mora. And if the result be any criterion-well, the sociable citizens of Richmond ought to keep it going next season, and retain it always ae one of the events of the year. It was the best ball our scribe ever attended at Richmond. That assertion is in disputable, for it was his first ball there. However, one could hardly have wished to spend a more enjoy able evening. Nice people J Divine music ! Excellent dancers 1 Every thing was Al. It was an invitation ball ; and about fifty responded. Amongst the happy gathering were the Mem ber for the district (Mr. Brinsley Hall) and the Mayor and Mayoress of Richmond (Mr. and Mrs. E. Campbell). The hali (School of Arts) was brilliantly decorated with nags, bannerets, palms, lanterns, &c. This, we were tol...
Mrs. Frances Bevitt. A BELOVED WINDSOR NATIVE. A SORROWFUL DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
i Mrs. Frances Beiritt. A BELOVED WINDSOR NATIVE. A 80BBOWFÜL DEÀTH. On Monday morning last the shock ing news spread around town that Mrs. Frances Bevitt, of Macquarie Street, had dropped dead whilst attending to laundry work at the Commercial Bank, Windèor. The news was soon found to be too true, for the unfortunate woman had been cut off without a moment's notice, and in apparently the best of health. It appears Mrs. Bevitt had breakfasted with her daughter-who is employed at the Bank-and Miss Ada Cook, house maid at the Bank, and went out to resume work in the wash-house. This was at about a quarter to 8, and at half-past 8, Mis9 Cook went into the wash-house to get some hot water, and found Mrs. Bevitt 4ying on the floor. She at once ran for assistance, and Or. Callaghan was sent for. In the meantime Mr. B. A. Pye arrived on the scene, and endeavoured to re store animation, but it was soon found life was extinct. Dr Callaghan arrived a few minutes later, and, on exam ination, f...
Mr. James Bordley Brown. A PROMINENT TOWNSMAN AND CIVIL SERVANT. W.M. OF THE RICHARD COLEY LODGE. FOUND DEAD IN HIS OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
Mr. James Bordley Brown. A PROMINENT TOWNSMAN AND CIVIL SERVANT. W.M. OF THE -RICHARD COLE! LODGE. FOUND DEADTN HIS OFFICE. Following the news of Mrs. Bevitt's . death on Monday morning came the : appalling announcement on Tuesday morning that Mr. James Bordley Brown, J.P., of Terrace Street, Wind sor, had been found dead in his office. It was, alas, too true, for the portal of exit from "things of this life," which has been opened very frequently of late to residents of this district, had been opened to the worthy townsman. People could not realise it, nor do they even now. The sad death took place about a quarter to eight on Tuesday morning, the deceased a few minutes before being apparently in the best of health. It appears deceased had gone to his office-a detached building at his residence-to do some writing, and was not there long when his daughter, MÍBS Marjorie Brown, went over to dust the office out, and found him lying on the floor, apparently in a faint. Assistance was at...
Peace Celebrations. SETTLING-UP MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
Peace Celebrations. SETTLINGr-üP MEETIMG. A meeting of the executive -com mittee of the Windsor Peace Celebra tion was held at the Boyal Hotel on Tuesday evening last. Mr. J. J. Paiue occupied the chair. Accounts were passed'; and votes of thanks accorded those who worked to make the celebration a success. STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS. RECEIPTS. Fo subscriptions collected £ s d by Messrs A. Hannabus and John O'Brien 13 3 6 Collected by Messrs A. D. Fowler and E. Board 2 15 0 Collected at first meeting 2 10 0 £17 8 6 EXPENDITURE. £ B d By fire works, etc., 8 2 0 Prisim lamps 1 16 0 " Advertising 12 0 " Work and timber 14 4 ,, Flags and materials 1 15 0 "Labour: watchmen 0 12 0 ,, Sundry other expenses 2 17 2 £17 8 6 JOHN J. PAINE, Hon. Treasurer. It will be seen from the above that the subscriptions received were just sufficient to meet the expenses, and as no subscription exceeded 2s 6d, the result may be considered very satisfac tory. It may be mentioned that several of the above subscrip...
A Trip to New Zealand. THE WONDERLAND OF AUSTRALASIA. For the "Herald." X. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
A Trip to flew Zealand. THE WONDERLAND OF AUS TRALASIA.. [By Eev. S. G. Fielding, author of "The Southern Light," "Down to the Sea in Ships," etc.] I For the " Herald." * I From the Inferno Paddy led us up a hillside until we reached the hot waterfalls, where a liot stream, issuing from the mountain side, leaps and dashes in a series of bril liant cascades over a rocky steep. I ventured to put my hand in the water ; it was hot, though not un pleasantly so, probably in conse quence of its exposure to the cool air. Further on we visited another formidable mud volcano, and saw the great Black Lake, an extensive area of boiling mud and water, where a number of mud geysers are constantly bursting through the glittering surface of the lake, tossitíg-j their black slime to a height of from four toÉBBL_JThe»' W« climbed ""ia lenee we had a magnificent view of Lake Rotorua on the left and Lake Rotoiti on the right. After resting for a while, Paddy showed us over the great sulphur valley. The...
SYDNEY MARKETS. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
SYDNEY MARKETS. Thursday. Although the continued wet weather serves to restrict the volume of busi ness transacted in the produce markets, most forage lines had fair attention to-day. The principal feature of tbe morning's business was a firmer tone in maize, and a falling off in relue of imported chaff and lucerne bay. The maize market again seem« inclined .to harden. /Agents lidf^er lab the market may he expected to recede to its former level. In order tolnäuce purchasers to operate agents were compelled to further reduce quotations for lucerne hay. Ample supplies of potatoes are still available. Prices this morning were inclined to weaken, £5 5s being paid for primest samples. Eggs are scarce and rather dull of sale. Wholesale quotations were :-Bran 1/4, pollard 1/4, maize 4/9, barley 4/, chaff £3 15/ to £6 15/, oats 3/ to 6/5, oaten hay £6 10/, straw £2 15/ to £8 10/, lucerne £7 15/to £8 10/, peas 4/8 to 7/, butter 1/5, potatoes £5 to £5 5/, turnips £4 10/, onions £8 IO/, honey ...
SPORTING. The Turf. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
It trauepireB that New Jereay liai: fl been purchased for Mr. James Graber, i af! Windsor Farm. The eon of Gun» % arrived at his new home on Saturday last. . , j Some time ago a number of mir eporting residents proposed atartinga \ trotting club, but the matter'seems to have fizzled. A cliib started on pro J per lines should certainly meet with ' &lt; success. It does not often happen that the casting vote of the chairman is required . to determine an inquiry by the. * stewards into a case of auspicious run ning, but euch a novelty watt associated J with the Hawkesbury tíace Club's meeting on Saturday lt was the run- ^ tiing of Oi ry in the Park Stakes that , was investigated, and after consider- : - able discussion the stewards were equally divided, but the chairman s casting vote was given in favour of tin accused, and thus was the situation saved. Orry at first figured at a «hort price in the betting on the race, but subsequently he receded to 4 to 1, and in the end lost ...
PUBLIC PUMP. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
PUBLIC PUMP. Á public meeting waa held at the Killarney Inn, McGrath's Hill, on Tuesday- evening to devise means for putting the public pump and spring in order. Mr. J. B. Johnson, J.r., occu pied the chair, and there was a good attendance. The chairman explained the object of the meeting, anti pointed out that the pump had got into bad j order on account of the heavy usage. Mr. W. Hessian suggested having the removed , purpose of keeping it : in order. The sum of £1 7s was col- j lected in the room. The trustees were appointed to control the expenditure of the money collected. |
REMARKABLE CIRCULATION OF A WINDSOR SERMON. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
REMARKABLE CIRCULATION OF A WINDSOR SERMON. It will interest local readers to learn that the sermon preaohed by Rev. S. G. Fielding on " Commonwealth Sun day" on the subject of the destiny of the British nation has been accorded a most unexpected and remarkable circulation. In the December num ber of the " Banner of Izrael" (pub lished in London), with a circulation of many thousands throughout the world, the sermon was re-printed in full, with a critical commentary ; and we also find that the sermon has ap peared in South Africa, having been quoted by the prominent congrega tional minister, tfev. W. H. Aspden, of Durban, in his address on a similar subject, and reported and referred to in the " Natal Mercury" of 4th February last. Mr. Fielding has not the slightest idea how the sermon got out of Australia. It was circulated here in pamphlet form.
COMMERCIAL. LOCAL QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
COMMERCIAL. LOCAL QUOTATIONS. The following prices are ruling locally : Bran 1/5, potatoes £6 to £6 10/, chaff £6 to £6 10/, maize 4/6 to 4/9, pollard 1/5, oats 3/6 to 3/9, barley 4/ to 4/3, Yorkshire peas 10/ bushel, blue boiling peas 8/, oaten hay £7, ! lucerne hay £6, oaten and wheaten straw £3 10/ to £4, onions £7 10/ to I £8.
LOCAL & GENERAL ITEMS TRIP UP THE COLO. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
Mr.Brinsley Mall, M.F., fpent a i few Saya this week driving round 5 amongst hie constituents, and getting into »touch with their public wants. 0 At Upper Golo a publio meeting was ? held re the draining of Wheeny and * a wharf ' on the Oole, A report of this, together with notes of the trip- 8 by our representative, who, along ' with Mr.', S, Dunstan, of Biohmond, . accompanied Mr. Hall-will appear in our next. ï
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
Tennis. À team of Windsor tennis players invaded the Wilberforce courts on Saturday afternoon, the resnlt being as follows:-Windsor, 48'; Wilber force, 36. Messrs. S, Fowler, Ward (two), P. Hull, Myers, and Podmore represented the Windsor club, and Messrs, J. Simpson, Daley (two), Salt er, J. Hibbert, and Horace Bowd played fox Wilberforce.
PHILATELIC JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
PHILATELIC JOURNAL. The fourth Dumber, volume I, ol the Hawkesbury District lhilatelic Society's journal ia out, and is a very creditable production. The title page bears a splendidly executed crayon landscape by Mr. W. B. Greenwell (secretary). It is filled with interest ing articles on philately, which are carefully edited and well arranged by the editress, Miss Joan Newton,
COLO. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 11 July 1902
"* On ' Father O'Brien (Eichmond), accom Í pànied by another Father O'Brien (incumbent of the Hastings diocese), Eaid a visit to Central Colo, and cele reted mass at Hr. W. Woodbury's i residence on the following day. the , two clergymen returned to Bicbmond i on Thursday evening, but before leaving Colo the Eichmond Father ; O'Brien, who brought his camera with . him, took photos of some of the , " beauty spots " in our riverside scenery-that scenery which, in tbe ; words of Ot. C. Johnson, "cannot be adequately described except by the poet's pen or the painter's brush." He thinks the scenery along Colo's verdant banks is not far. behind any in the world, and he has travelled over a good part of this mundane sphere too. The scenic beauty of this noble tributary of the " Australian Ehine " is invariably commented upon by visitors hereto. The sightly clus ters of water-gums, river oaks, and other foliage which line its banks, intermixed with ferns, etc., of various shapes, shades, an...