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WEBB'S CREEK. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 15 December 1899
WEBB'S CREEK. (Prom our own correspondent.) Hr. S. Baller is starting to strip bis large area of wattles, and expects to get 7 or 8 tons from this year's stripping. Hr. E. North has been goffering from his old complaint for the past fortnight, on and off, and was compelled this week to journey to Windsor for medical advice, j Mr. G. North's farm, which was cov ered by tbe recent flood, and which was planted with corn, has been ploughdd over again, and another crop of maize is coming on well, To the casual traveller up Webb's Creek, the mountain scenery is equal to anything to be found anywhere, whilst the people are the biggest hearted and most hospitable possible to find. The potato cropB at the top end of the Creek are being greatly affected by a small black fly, that bas quite recently made its appearance. In many eases the crops have been completely destroyed by this pest. During a visit up the Creek this week we had a look for the first time at the new bridge, recently built by...
MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 15 December 1899
MAILS. Mails close at Windsor for Sydney, Parramatta, Granville, Riverstone, 6-30 a,,m.,3.46 pm. Wiseman's Ferry-Monday, Wednes day, Friday, noon; also Tuesday and Friday; 9 p.m. Pitt Town, Wilberforce, Sackville Beach and Freeman's Beach, noon. Pitt Town Settlement, 11*30 a.m. Forrester-Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11-30 a.m. Sydney and Granville, 9 pm., daily. Mulgrave 6-30 a.m. Blacktown, 3.45 p.m.
Tennis Match. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 15 December 1899
Tennis Match. A tennis match was played on Saturday afternoon last between the Freeman's Reach and Wilberforce clubs on the former's court. The weather was fine, though rather warm. The court had been chipped and prepared specially for the occasion, and was in first-class order. The result was a rather easy win for the home team. Mr. Greenwell was elected captain of the Freeman's Beach team. Miss Louie Buttsworth acting in a similar capacity for Wilberforce. For the visi- tors Mr. A. Daley and Miss Lily Butts- worth proved themselves the strongest pair, whilst Messrs. F. Daley and Bowd (both left-handers) and Misses Louie Buttsworh and M. Greentree also played well, the serving of the latter being par- ticularly good. For the winners Mr. H. Greentree and Miss Smith played splen- didly, being only defeated once during the afternoon, and then by the strongest couple on the opposing side. Mr. F. Nicholls and Miss E. Greentree and Mr. Hibbert and Miss A. Nicholls also played well. The s...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 15 December 1899
LOCAL AND GENERAL. .-» Owners of stock are reminded that returns should be furnished ty the 3rd. of this month. There is a large list of oases set down for hearing on Monday, 18th inst. Mr. F. Wilshire, P.M., will preside. The Ber. Father McDonald dis tributed the prizes at St. Joseph's Convent School yesterday. A full report will appear next week. The Xmas number of the Advo cate will appear next week, and ¿hose requiring extracopies of same, should leave their orders at once. Mr. L. Goldsmid, of George street, returned to Windsor after an absence of some three months. Ho reports having done a good business while away. Do not forget to purchase a ticket for the Grand Continental to be held at Clarendon to-night. It is for a worthy object and should be encouraged. Tomorrow is the public nomina tion day for the aldermanic election to the vacancy caußed through the death of the late Alderman, J. J. Fitzpatrick. We received this week from Mr. App. Izzard, of Freeman's Keach, a beautifu...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 15 December 1899
Marriage. The following advertisement appeared in the " Sydney Morning Herald " on Wednesday last :— " SHINE—GUMPERTZ.—October 12 (by special license), at St. Patrick's, Soho- square, London, Minnie, eldest daugh- ter of Thos. Shine, J.P., Toxana, Rich- mond, to Carl Gumpertz, of Dusseldorf &nbsp; and Regent's Park, London." Miss Minnie Shine some months ago proceeded to England to complete her singing studies in the musical world.
SACKVILLE. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 15 December 1899
SACKTILLE. 1 (Prom our own correspondent) As the festive season is at hand we expect to see many old familiar faces back to the old place from near and far. We are informed that some of the "up the river farmers" intend chartering a boat amongst them , to run their fruit and melons to Sydney after Christmas. It should pay them well in the busy time. The potatoe crops will riot be* near as heavy as was expected, the hot winds of last week having seriously effected them, and many of the late beds will be completely spoiled, unless we get rain very soon. One of the best kept orchards around here is Mr." E. Johnston's. He has a large assortment of fruity and has been sending away 251 to 300 cases a week, and employs 3 to 10 men all through the busy time. Eoe grades all his fruit and realizes top prices, his returns for some of his early apricots was as high as 6s per quarter case. The residents here are asking; one another the question, What has become of our Member, Mr. Morgan ? as we ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 15 December 1899
RIFLE SHOOTING. Following are the results of the shoot» ing ou Saturday last by the members of " D " (Bichmond) Company, 3rd Infantry Regiment : w o _ cu r* Name. & & % $ ^ © © (-i tn »o to O Private fi. Smith 29 16 45 25 65 Trivate G. Mortimer 28 14 42 25 65 Private fl. Marlin 31 29 60 2 62 Private F. Ezzy 28 22 50 12 62 Private W. Mayo 27 25 52 8 60 Bo?le-Major Travis 20 29 49 9 58 Corporal Wilson 21 21 42 12 54 Private A. Ezzy 16 26 42 12 64 Private Drayton 16 ll 27 25 62 Private T. J. Stinson 14 13 27 25 52 Private G. Silks »21. 6 27 25 62 Private J. Murray 22 2! 43 8 61 Prrivate W. Farlow 20 16 36 15 51 Prirate Arthur Ezzy 20 22 42 8 50 Captain Lamrock 15 24 39 10 49 Private G. Drayton 15 9 24 ¿6 49 Bugler Rcay ... 23 28 46 2 48 Private H. Whitwell 7 14 SI 25 46 Sergeant Sly .. 20 ll 31 12 43 Private G. Mayo C 10 16 12 28
DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 15 December 1899
DISTRIBUTION OP POIZES. On Wednesday last the following prizes were distributed to the day pupils of the above school, by the Eev. Father McDon nell. Silver Medal (gold shield), for Christian Doctrine, prhsented by Eev. B. McDon nell, awarded to Leena Streeter ; Chris tian Doctrine (lower division), awarded to Gertie Pitt ; Christian Doctrine (2nd class), awarded to Cecil White. Silver Medal (gold shield), for Good Conduct, presented by the Rev. B. I McDonnell, awarded to Marv Ryan. Aggregate Merit (5th class), awarded to Jobn McKenzie. Beading and Spelling (5th class), awarded to Florence Alderton. Neat Home Work (5th class), awarded to Jane Vaughan. Regular Attendance, awarded to Fred erick Ouvrier. Aggregate Merit (1th class), awarded to Victor Holland. Arithmetic (4th class), awarded to Frederick Ouvrie. Neat Home Work (3rd class), Fanny Ryan. Arithmetio-(3rd class), Stanley Hunt. Aggregate Merit (2nd class) Eva Sul livan. Arithmetic (2nd class), William Rosa. Aggregate Merit (1...
The Rev. A. S. Swift. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
j The Rev. A. S. Swift. j THE Rev. A. S. Swift, the Wesleyan Minister ic the Win lsor Circuit, to which he was appointed early this year. He was not an entire stranger to the district, having bsen stationed at the Lower Hawkesbury some twenty-five year« ago. Dating the j interim he has bal charge of tba ; Penrith, B wia', Young, Ulladulla, j Grafton. C mi len. G chi an I B ayu-y ! Cir -nit', fro:B widen latter dis liol lt > j va«; tran if erred to Win &lt;sor. ! THE REV. A. 8. SWIFT.
Rev. Father O'brien. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
4 Rev. Father O'Brien. i '~ The Bev. Father Michael Edward O'Brien, of Richmond, and the subject of this sketch, was educated in the Carlow foreign and Missionary Col- lege, Dublin, where he remained for 10 years He arrival in Sydney in Archbishop Vaughan's lime, neaily 18 years ago. For three years he was Curate at St. Benelict's Church. George-strict, Sydney : seven year* parish priest. St. Peier's. Surry Hills, fcydney ; and two y.-.ns pacisï» priest at Cooma. At the lat er pUce. owing to mooting with rou.'h climatic con- dition*, etc. he «m tracted a lung trouble, and was als i«n*keu ilown in health generally,. he dec-ide&lt;l t&lt;i spend a couple of yea rx Hhroad. Dur- ing his ubscnci he travelled th:ongn j Europe, Algiers. an»l numeroas other ! pla&lt;es. and ultimat.-l returned io Austr li i much beucii ted in health by ' the change Mc renmed duty iii Richmond in the yenr löttö. Father O'lJrien is a bard and ta t worke r for j tho Ch ai ch. and his on...
The Rev. S. G. Fielding. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
The Rev. S. G. Fielding. fi REV. S. S. FIELD I MG was educated &lt; at M,oo'e Theological College« Liverpool. ' Hi« career there, wbicia we extract from S. 'D. Din-crory. being a very successful one, carrying off each year the college prize, and in addition, during hi« last term, the prize for the best English essay. He also made a hard fight fur j the Greek Testament prize, but was j beaten by Rev. B. A. Woodthorpe, M.A., j a brilliaut Sydney University man. He was ordained deacon fu_ the year 1882 ! by the Bishop of Bathurst and during blithe same year wat. admitted to the \ ? priesthood. He waa first appointed as assistant to Archdc con Campbell ut Blayney ; then as curate of All Saints' Catücdral, Bathurst. In 13t>3 he was nominated to the Incumbency of Coon amble, whicn, after declining twice, he eventually accepted, lu lo 84 Le was offered and accepted thc Incumbency nf Wellington, N.b.W. In 1840 he bad charge of the parish of North Willough- by, and in 11*0 that f ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
?RELJA3LE FXm|iITTJÊÉ, Çakpèts, Bedsteads;: Bê AND WHEES HP' apr IT. A. HALL & GOMPANY, COBNEB GEORGE AND LIVERPOOL-STREETS., DRAWING-ROOM SUITE In Tapestry and Plush, Conch, Pair Easy Chairs, and 4 Carved Chairs, for £4 lOs; 50 others, 5, IQ, to 29 guineas, at HALL'S. DINING-ROOM SUITE, VERY STRONG COUCH, Pair Easy and- 6-Small Chairs, all Bpring-seated and Padded Back, 6 guineas; 20 others. 7, 12, and 20 guineas, at HALL'S. BEDROOM SUITE. WALNUT COLOUR or POLISHED PINE, Wardrobe, .Plate Glass Door and Drawers, Duchesse Chest Drawers, with glass attached, Marble' Top Washstand, Towel Rail, and Cane Chair, £6 16s, SO Bedroom Huites to select from 9, 12,18 to 50 guineas. FULL SIZE HALF TESTER BEDSTEAD Brass Bail, Double-wire Mattress, and Best Bed Wood Flock, with Best Kapok Bedding, £110s. 50 Latest Design Bedsteads to select from at HALL'd. A. HALL & COMPAJSfY, The Universal House Furnishers, 561, 563, 565, 567 George street, SYDNEY. Country Orders Packed Free. ¡New...
Rev. J. J. Fergusson, M.A. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Rev. J. J. Fergusson, M.A. Rev. J. J. F. L. Fergusson, M.A., was born at Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, I860, arni educated at the Grammar School and Kings College, Aberdeen, where he graduated in 18:1. He pursued his professional studies at the > ew College, Edinburgh, passing his final exit examination iu 18S5. standing sixth over the whole of Scotland. After serving two years in the old country and one winter in Lisbon, Por- tugal, he came to N. .W. at the end of 1887, and was first settled at Bega, on thc South Coast, when he re-organised a shattered ..charge, and. left it in a healthy condition. Iii* next work was very onerous, being that of founding a new suburban charge in Sydney, which he succeeded in doins; until he had to return to the country owing to a break- down in health. /\fter at-6istinir the Minister of Campbell!own for one year, he was settled in Richmond in Novem- ber. 1896, where he has made himself at home. During hi- 4 vears in Rich- mond he has hal tin Ch...
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1899. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. (Fourth Sunday in Advent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
CHURCH SERVICES. -:-?-: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1899. CBUBGH OF ENGLAND. (Fourth Sunday in Advent.) St. Matthew's Windsor, ll and 7*30. Christmas Day, 8 (Holy Communion) ll, 7*30, special music, Xmas carols. Ber. fl. G. Eielding. fit. Peter's, Richmond, ll and 7*30; erening subject, Advent address, "The Christ and the Crowd." St. Paul's, Agnes Banks. 3'SO. Christmas Day, 8 (Holy Communion), ll (Prayers, Address, ani Holy Com* manion), and 7*30 (Prayers, Address, auld Christmas Corola). Agnes Banks, . SSO. Rev. J. Howell Price. St. Albans, 7*30 a.m and 7-30 p.m, Bev. F. A. Cadell. Higher McDonald, ll, BOTT. F. A. Cadell. Upper McDansld, 3, Ber. F. A. Cadell. Lower Portland, ll Hr. F. Simon. Wisemans Ferry,,3,,Mr. JT,T. Marx. ,r * WESLEYAN Windsor, ll, Mr: Av'Lane ; 7 30, Rev. A. 8. Swift; Richmond, ll, To be sup. Sied ; 7*80,' Mr. A. Une. Enfield, ll, sr. A. S. Swift.. Kurrajong, 2*30. To be supplied. Wilberforce,' 3,' Bev. A. 8. Bwif t.' . Sackville, ll. Mr. J. &lt;Leet ; 7*30,...
Clergy of Windsor and Richmond. Rev. Dr. Cameron. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Clergy of Windsor and Richmond. Rev. Dr. Cameron. ' The Uer. James Cameron, M.A., D.D., ' is one of the fathers of this district and may bc ranked as one of the few living founders of the present great United Presbyterian Church of N.S.W. A bare list of the offices held and services ren- dered by him to this Church would fill more space than we could afford. His form is familiar to all. and his kindly sympathy and practical help sought by all classes and creeds. His Ministry in Ricnmond has lasted over 40 years, and his jubilee is close at hand. He has filled the highest po=ts in the Churah, being Moderator of the rtener.il Assem- bly. Moderator of the Federal Assembly, and Convener rf the Home Mission Committee for 15 years. He has twice visited the old country, and h.&lt;.s given two daughters to the Onurch. He rnnr ried a daughter of V\'m. Bowman. J P., one of the pioneers of Richmond, a ¡ name still green in the district. Al- i though over the three scire years and ( t«n...
MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
MAILS: 'Hails close at Windsor for Sydney. Parramatta, Granville, Riverstone, 6*30 A.m. 3.45 » m. Wisemans Ferry-Monday, Wednes- day, Friday, noon ; alto Tuesday and Friday, 9 p'm. .Pitt TUWII, Wilberforce. Sackville Jfaich and Freeman's Reach, noon. Pitt Town Settlement, 11-30 a.m. Forrrster-Tuesday, Thursday and Catani av, 11 -30 a.m. 8ydney and 1 Manville, 9 pm., da;ly. , Mulgrave G 30 a m. Blacktown. 3.45 :..nt.
Hawkesburg Advocate. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1899. CHRISTMAS, 1899. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
FRIDAY, DEC&MUüR 22. 18'J'J, CHRISTMAS, 1899. THROUGHOUT the civilised world there is no time of the year more precious, more ea«ed, or more reverenced than Christmas Day. It is the period of the year to which all Christendom looks as the anni- versary day of the advent into the world of a light, a doctrine, a creed, which has entirely revolutionised : three continents, and has numer- able adherents in every quarter of the globe. In Europe, America and Australia one ceremony is re- cognised on the one day, which is at once a thanksgiving and a mani- festation ; while the numerous, though scattered, members of the beautiful religion, in Asia, in Africa, and in the various islands of the world, re-echo the rejoicings with equal fervour, equal un- animity, and equal thankfulness. Whether the Christian religion made the present day Christians what they are, or whether the fore- fathers of those people were so superior that they could recognise the beauty, the justice and the tru...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
W1NDSBR MARLY// And uko -on Receiptol .Letter. Orita*, addressed^ ÀDVOOATUÎQffic^ wllí be promptly attended to. ? ~. --:, fteno £ Qrga|t TOuerrabd Bepàlrers, ' . ? ftrrftmatta, . " ÏS^Afitl^lSî) 1870. MR. F. MORRIS, jjthaliiiai Optician . Consulting Rooms : PASSA MATTA. tiity Address : 173ßtwndA»a^e. - OUA OPTICIAN. Jgght Tested Free. stjijiir "," -* ïext Quarter commences Monday, 20tó Jaaaary. This Behool offers* he íojlowliig adiaiu tage» fot Bowden^* J »v f * ; . Cl.) ?otemoai#^4ia iWeïï#^ntf lated «orner of. Church and Ma »nd vßt%m--iSi%)S^tfB: Croiflthe railway station,:-\ -'. &lt;«.) Reaösai^ for ^ardera fi»'S the : «tátselept and salubrious part Of farra; facing ithp beaut*rpl^rcaaiattii Sark. - , (3.) ItiqWdnal help and extra coaching (if necessary) íor ali, exams, by two ex. peTieoced#S8t|^8¿Cwith 16 and S^çafs' conti#ubüV^3$eriédce respectively). . ^ (4&lt;¿ q&tillOe«s «pd practical . subjects B^e a special feature of; Curriculum. Baokkeepiflg, ^hôH...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
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