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PASPALUM DILITATUM. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
PASPALUM DILITATUM. Mr. F. Pinkstone, of the " Coota mundra Herald," who recently paid a visit to the Hawkesbury district, writes I have from time to time j urged pastoralists, farmers, and dairy men to cultivate this wonderful fodder. Up to the present I have only > prevailed upon a few to try it. It ie working marvels in the northern rivers and coastal districts, adding largely increased value to the lands. It | requires to be sown or planted once for all time, is an evergreen, will grow in any climate, will thrive in a «andy desert once it gets a start, will grow in Hades itself, as a good northern authority says, will grow 8ft. in height, ??iTO^áájH^#at no "weed can live to moisture and noil, it never" blows cattle, and six to ten acres of it will ! tide our producers over the dry months j of every year. It does away with the j necessity of growing and stacking ensilage ; may be fed off, out as green feed, or cut for hay. It should be] sown in October, and not harrowed after ...
LOCAL & CENERAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
«ale at tbe Windsor éwjceto to« morrow. Some of his 'friends near Bathurst haya been trapping them, j and ate sending them on for «ale. Mr. E. Grono brought a fine lot of perch into torn on Tuesday. The river ia evidently full of fish at present, j as some very big hauls have bees j made of late by local anglers. Mr.. M. Baper has gone for a month's holiday to Wollongong, where his daughter, Mrs. Egan, keeps \ the leading hotel He takes period ical trips to the coast when the schnapper are plentiful-and dosen't 'forget his Windsor friends either. The unfortunate man Joseph Heaps, who was shot at Ginninderra last week in mistake for one of the murderers of Constable Guilfoyle, was in Windsor and Bichmond in April last, mending chairs, etc. For Children's Hacking Cough at night WoodB' Great Peppermint Cure. ls. 6d.* Mr. Raymond Northfield Beazley, son of Mr. J. G. Beazley, manager of the Windsor branch of the Commercial Bank, has passed his matriculation examination, for which he sat ...
SPURIOUS COINS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
SPüBIüüS COINS, Ic will behold the business people to keep their eyes open against spurious coins being passed on them, lhere are a number in circulation in the district at present, and we hear that a couple of two-shilling pieces were stopped at one of the local banks this week. It is quite hard, enough to get hold of the good 'uns, let alone the bad 'uns 1
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT. , The children of the Presbyterian Church give their mu-ical entertain ment at the Windsor »School of Arts to-night. An excellent programme has 1 been arranged, and it ie to be hoped the general public will appreciate the ' children's efforts by being present. The tickets are one shilling each, reserved seats sixpence extra.
Our Federal Member [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
Our Federal Member I From tho " Lithgow Argus" we take the following par, which ap peared under the heading of" Darno Rumour " on the 19th ult :-" If one may believe rumours floating round Lithgow just at present, our federal parliament representative will have a particularly lively innings, in .this particular part of the electorate when . he again seeks the suffrages of his con stituents. We are getting quite in ured to the phrase. " Well, I was a Cook man, but never again." How* ever, there is no likelihood of Joseph 4. having to return to the pick aud shovel % even if an enforced retirement from politics were necessary." . i|
Death of Mrs. Slater. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
Death of Mrs. Slater. The death took place on Tuesday last of a very old Windsor identity in the person of Mrs. Catherine Slater, of Kable-Street, Windsor, at the advanced age of 83 years. The de ceased for many years resided opposite the Convent in Macquarie-Street, and lately went to reside with her daughter in Kable-Street. The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon, the remains being interred in St. Matthew's R.O. Cemetery. The Rev. Father McDonnell officiated at the grave, and Mr. T. Primrose carried out the funeral arrangements.
Mr. Hall Amonqst His [?] [?] DOWN THE LOWER HAWKESBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
Mr. Brinsley Hal!, Member foi the Oa this occasion the trip was to the Lower Hawkesbury, t. Le^yiafvWind^or at noon on Mon ; dw, JbefundThe Member's fast pair of ponies, the Pitt Town route was taken to Wiseman's Ferry, whieh is ajröjtt 28 miles from Windsor. Wh^Withj numerous calls on the road, and in quiries into various public require ments in which Mr. Hall has boen interesting himself, it was nearly 5 o'clook when the .pretty Ferry was' readied. The Ferry, in common with-many other places of bite, has been sharing the excitement re the Guilfoyle mur derers, who «were supposed to have made for the Hawkesbury. Police and detectives in galore have been iritting to and fro. The punt, which provides the crossing for the main northern route to Queensland, and hy which is also a most important junc tion of roads, has been under the guard of the resident protector, Con stable Loonies, assisted'by Constable McCarthy, of Windsor. Both these efficient officers have been keeping vigilant w...
MARSDEN PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
MARSDEN PARK. The many friends of our late and esteemed schoolmaster, Mr. Broadfoot, will be pleased to hear that his daughter, Miss Gladys, recently passed the necessary examina tion for pupil teacher. During Saturday evening and Sun- j day morning 19 points of rain fell. Many are of the opinion that the heaviest rainfall for the preceding twelve mouths was in October last. According to the records at the local post office, nearly three inches was registered last August, but only ]\ inches in October. "With the light rain recently ex perienced, the grasB haB begun to grow again, but unless we have another rainfall shortly it will soon die off. One establishment in the district alone consumed over '¿00 bags of chaff last month. Miss Alice Bere, who for some mouths past has been residing at Campbelltown, returned home last week. She is suffering from a poisoned hand in a very severe form
KURRAJONG. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
KURRAJONG. A couple of orchardists of Blax lands Ridge paid a visit last week to the Hawkesbury College, and are emphatic in their appreciation of the hospitality and courtesy shewn them by the officials. The principal admitted that in spite of fumigation they still have red scale on their citrus trees,' and says it is quite out of the question to absolutely clean the trees while tiie bush trees and scrub are full of seile. One of our orchardists con siders Iiis own silver wyandotte fowls better than any at the college. On July 10, at Blaxlands Ridge, the death occurred of the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan. Miller, from con vulsions, caused by the youngster teething. Dr, Helsham was called in, but nothing could be done for the child. Much sympathy is felt for Mr. and Mrs. Miller, Orchardists »who have stone-fruit should be up in arms at once against the black aphis, which every year does so much damage. If tho buds on the fruit spurs are examined with a microscope, the eggs will ...
WISEMAN'S FERRY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
Mesera. W, . A.' Bnllev anA IL. formation. The land is equal to anything on the rivw,~-apd should be ^Friday^naöaturday last, from which beneficial resulte are already notice able, barley and wheat crops, sown' about a month ago, have freshened up nicely, and with occasional showers will thrive well. The popular »kipper of the s. s. Narara was quietly married last week. His most intimate friends about here -and he has many-were not " in the know." However, we wish him pros perity, and may good luck shine on the girl of his heart. Several lots of fishermen are camped about the Ferry, Some good hauls have been made, and sent on to Sydney. Fish are bringing a good price in the city, the dearness of meat accounting for it. Mr. Joseph Daniels reports having had some nice rain at his place near 'Singleton. Mr. Daniels has every available paddock about the Hawkes bury rented for his cattle and horses. He has moved some of them back to his own place, and, if we continue to have rain, he hop...
THE VINEYARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
THE VINEYARDS. Nearly half an inch of rain fell on Saturday. This waa the cause of the Progress Association meeting being so poorly attended - people didn't want to keep the ground from, getting wet. One of oijr stock-owners remarks that if his stock see the winter through it will be a very narrow escape. The Rev. S. G. Fielding preached at the local church on Sunday last Mr. F. Simons is to take charge of the pulpit next Sunday. The dry season is not all loss. Xearly all who are able are sending firewood to the Sydney market. This necessitates cutting., a great deal of superfluous timber, most of which is fallen, and so leaving more room for grass to grow. Others are collecting and buming the remaining rubbish. The amount of work done in dam making about here lately for water storage is almost increditable. It's an ill wind that blows nobody good. The young orchards around here are in fair order, considering» the I severe time we have had.
NORTH RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
- NORTH RICHMOND. The quarterly meeting of the Y.M.M.I. Society was held on Mon day evening last. There was a good attendance of ftombrrs. Mr. A. Granger, vice-president, occupied the chair. The following officers were elected :-President, Mr. W. Jîoss ; treasurer, Mr. A. Wheeler ; secretary, Mr. C. Penton. It was decided, to purchase more books for the library. The debate set down for next Mon day evening is "Freedom of Con tract." Mr. Jas. McMahon will take up the affimative, and Mr. C. Penton the negative. Mr. Theo. II Clarke, son of Mr. Jas. Clarke, is on a visit here. Last Tuesday evening Mr. Clarke lectured in the Wesley au Church on " The Boer War." The lecture was illus trated with lantern views showing towns and several battles. There was a good attendance, and the entertain ment was highly appreciated.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. The usual fortnightly moeting of the above was held on Thursday evening of last week. There were present-the Mayor (Aid. Campbell) and Aid. Ausburn, Skuthorp, Allon, Griffiths, and Leavers. Correspon dence was dealt with and accounts passed. It was moved by Aid. Ausburn,secouded by Aid.Skuthorp, and carried, that letters of condo lence be forwarded to Mrs. K. Richards and Mrs. Durham. The Mayor referred to the loss the dis trict had sustained by the death of Mr. Robert Richards.
RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
. i0lBlrl0|;«bould try «nd MCp J' lecture to be given by Mp &>W' Potts, Principal of the f^AlCollifte, at the School of Arts ^Ms^^^i next, The subject will be^Twry ing in Relationship to General Farming.''? The local; Oddfellows hold .their* annual ball on Wednesday, nights next, at the School of Arts. *"..,, We hear that Mr. Holdsworth has taken a lease for ten years of Mr. H. Powell's cottage in Francis-street. The Council are having the park fence painted, and although it is stinted to one coat, it will greatly improve it. Mr. R. Patterson is doing the work. Mr. Clarrie Chantier, formerly of the Richmond Post Office, and now of Mosman's, was in town this week on holidays. The Richmond bench of magis trates have written to the Council, offering to bear half the expense of re-asphaltihg the footpath round the Court-house. The matter will be dealt with at next Council meeting. Whooping cough is very prevalent in the district A meeting of the School of Arts committee t...
LOWER PORTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
li > l" X.,"> A. * -vL c-. V. i - - A meeting of the Progress Associ ation was held on Tuesday evening pt last week in Mr. H. Lowe's Hail." Mr. M. B. Herps, J.P., occupied the chair. Several local matters were discussed, one being to have the road brought along the river between Messrs. Walker's and Loot's, instead of by the present surveyed route, which is fully 2 milos longer. It was also arranged to invite the member (Mr. Hall) to attend a tea and coffee supper on or about next full moon. All locai friends, besides members cf the Progress Association, are welcome to attend. The supper will take place between six and half past six o'clock, so as to give Mr. Hall time to address a public meeting afterwards. Mr. G. Case is making- great im provements to thu public school, and when finished it wilHook well. Mr, E. H. Mitchell intends going in big licks for melons this coming season. He has 20 acres of new ground already for drilling out. He is a great believer in melons. If he ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
TO LET. COTTAGE, Four Rooms and Kitchen, George street. Windsor ; newly done up, Rent, 5s per week. Apply, ?^HERALD" OFFICE. TO LET. TWO-STUREÏ DWELLING, 4 Rooms, Kitchen, Stables, and Large Shop, George-street, Windsor. Rent, 8s 6d per week. Gas laid on. if required, for reliable tenant. Apply, "HERALD" OFFICE.
Death off Mr. and Mrs. G. Howell. PARENTS OF THE WELLKNOWN CRICKETER. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
Death off Mr. and Mrs. G. Howell. PARENTS OF THE WELL KNOWN CRICKETER. The death took place at Castlereagh I on Friday night last of Mrs. Qeorge ¡ Howell, mother of Mr. W. P. Howell, the Australian cricketer, who is at present in England. The deceased was 59 years of age, and was a native of the Nepean district. Death was due to acute bronchitis. Mr. Howell, husband of the de ceased, had been suffering from in fluenza, and when he .heard pi his wife's death, he became very ill, and could not attend her funeral. Shortly afterwards Mr. Howell became de lirious and never rallied, passing away on Saturday night. Both Mr. and Mrs. Howell were natives of Castlereagh. The cricketer, W. P. Howell, was very devoted to his parents, and much sympathy is felt for him and other members of the family.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 1 August 1902
Windsor Markets. SALE DAYS : TUESDAYS-^ -AND ^SATURDAYS, AT 2 O'CLOCK SHARP. all Kinds of Produce, Fruit, Poultry, Cattle, Furniture, &c, &c, sold. J. B. JOHNSTON, AUCTIONEER. ALFRED RANGER, AUCTIONEER, LAND, ESTATE, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, VALUATOR, AUDITOR, & ACCOUNTANT, FINANCIAL AGENT. £10,000 to Lend on Approved Security in sums from £200 upwards at Reasonable Interest. AUCTION SAI^sljONDUOTED. COTTAGES TO LET. COTTAGES ana HOUSES FOE SALE. FARMS and ORCHARDS FOR PRIVATE SALE IT Persons Investing or Selling would benefit themselves by Consulting the Under signed, either at POT-STREET (back of Court House), -OB Auction Mart, GE0RGE-ST., WINDSOR. ALFRED RANGER. BIKE FOR SALE. ^UIOST NEW. Will like £7. Apply, " B1KB." " Herald " Office, Windsor.