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ST. ALBANS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
ST. ALBANS Mr. James Morris has a fine crop of Early Dawn maize, which is coming out into tassel, and which promises to yield well. The district medico, Dr. Dos Santos, has taken up his residence in a neat little cottage overlooking the river, and after a six months1 stay amongst us is beginning to feel quite at home in the district, Mr. Aaron Thompson has started his contract on the Upper Macdonald, including the build- ing of a stone culvert, metalling, etc. In such good hands as Mr. Thompson's the contract is sure to be carried out well. A man named Peterson, who recently had his leg broken at Wiseman's Ferry, has been at Central Macdonald for some days in a helpless state. The unfor- tunate man's leg got bad again, and, in conseqnence, he has been completely helpless. During a visit to St. Albans last week, we paid a visit to the local Public School, of which Mr. Owen Jones has had charge for (Some time. The general appear- ance of the children. was very good, and they were foun...
RICHMOND COUNCIL AND I'TS MAVOR. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
RICHMOND COUNCIL Atp ITS MT^OR; THE subject of oar sketch. Alderman John William Hill (Mayor of Bich-, mond), was born in Windsor in the Jn the year 1357. He received a couple of years tuition at Bailey's! Oburcb ol' ringi and School, and st the age of,15 years apprenticed him- self to Dick Brothers, grocers of George-street Windsor. He remained with thii firm for fully 7-year*, and 1 at thf end of thi- time hied away to the Liverpool;-.'Plains district. After three years iii this locality, he re- j turned to Bich mond, ? in 1882, and ] opened a general store, in the same building «vhich he now occupies. Ile was married in the year 1S7Í), to Mary, the eldest daughter &lt;>f the late j&dward Mitchel', of Kurrajong. In thc year 1893 he was elected AR an alderman for th*» Boroueh of Richmond, since which time he has continually sat in the Council. In February of this year CI899) he was unanimously elected a* Mayor, and iie ha-&lt; filled the office with credi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
XMAS! CHRISTMAS PRESENTS ! . . . NEW YEAR GIFTS ! J. C. Horn HAS the BEST SELECTION of JEWELLERY, PLATE, FANCY GOODS, TOYS, VASES, ORNAMENTS, PURSES and POCKET BOOKS, PRAYER BOOKS and BIBLES, GIFT BOOKS, TOY BOOKS, BIRTHDAY BOOKS, PIPES, CIGAR & CIGARETTE CASES, PKRFÜMERIE, BASKET WABE, Etc. The Largest «nd Most Varied Selection off CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CARDS EVER DISPLAYED IN THE DISTRICT. T. Lobb HAS OPENED EX S. 8. MORAVIAN, Neto Summer Goods In PR I NTS from 2/6 per dozen, ZEPHYRS, MUSLINS» PIQUES, BROWN & WHITE LINEN, PLAIN AND FIGURED ALPACCAS. OUR DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT IS STILL IN CHARGE OF Miss Long. Late of Farmer and Go's, WHO GIVE8 EVERY SATISFACTION IN FIT AND STYLE. T. LOBB, GEORGE STREET, WINDSOR. STOP! LOOK AT THIS! PROTECTIONISTS BUY at the ECONOMIC STOEES and " KEEP THE MONEY IN TEE DISTRICT." FREETRADERS BUY IN THE BEST MARKET yiz., " THE ECONOMIC." --EVERYBODY^^ Send Your Orders Along. We are "Waiting For Them- '&lt; DICK BROTHERS, à ECO...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
R. E. DUNSTON, PAINTER, PAPERHANGER, AND DECORATOR. Estimates Given. Workmanship Guar- anteed. MAOQUABIE-ST., WINDSOR. Henry Whitwell, General Euilder and Contractor,. PAGET STREET, RICHMOND. Plamjand Specifications Prepared, and Estimates Given. WITH XMAS GREETINGS. Herman Wendel, The ''Lion Tamer," Riverstone. CHOICE WINES, CONFECTIONERY, FRUIT, and Other Goods. ICE CREAW. ICE CREAM. Customers aré treated with the utmost civility and attention by the genial Her* man and his staff of assistants. A TRIAL SOLICITED. The Season's Compliments. THE RIVERSTONE BUTCHERY. Thomas Schoffel, WHOLESALE & FAMILY/ BUTCHER, BEGS to thank his mimerons ons-' tomers for past patronage, and hopes by civility aud strict attention to business to merit a further share ot samé. FAMILIES WAITED ON DAILY* Refreshment Rooms adj linins:. where \ rae tis can be obtained at all bonis. Alto Choice Confectionery. Ice Cream, etc. A MERRY XMAS TO ALL, Wine for Xmas, 1899 T. SCHOFIELD, Windsor-road Vineyard...
Homes of the Rich and Poor. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
lonies of t|e Rich ai)d Poor. V A son!, forth OD an unknown track, Breaking far from each earthly tie O'er space oblivious of care and pain, Where haunts of busy mankind lie. Onward by fortune-favoured home«, Where sport the golden Bunny rays, And wealth, luxurious, aye abounds Pleasures serene, in halcyon days. Bright butterflies, in fairy chase, Flit 'mid the roseate perfumed bowers ; Birds and bees in an endless song Chant ever thro' the summer hours. On thither-by thc narrow ways. Sunshine forgotten in the gloom. Grey clouds and sullen cypress trees Grim shadows in the darke est loom. Far, where sweet birds forget to sing, So cold, the crowded alleys dim, Where comfort never a visit pays, And joys ne'er guard nor enter in. The scent of sweet flowers lingers not, The sunny rays less golden gleam, A throned monarch-Poverty Holds sway ; and terror reigns supreme. In bitterness bis subjects dwell, Youth and the aged in blind despair Cast on the seas of toil and pain Crusts of hunger...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
OBITUARY. . The sad death of a young ma named Clarence Cupitt. aged i years, occurred on Friday last a his father's residence, Clarendon Tho deceased had been ailing for ; considerable time from a weal heart, and having lately contracte! an acute attack of influenza, violen coughing ensued, which, unfortu nately, resulted in the rupture of i blood vessel, which resulted in hil untimely death, notwithstanding I that strong hopes were held out ti the last of his ultimate recovery, ; He, however, gradually became worse, and he passed peacefully I away on Friday afternoon last. The funeral took place on Sunday aiternoon last, and was a very lengthy one, leaving his parents' residence at 3 o'clock, and pro- ceeded to the Church of England Cemetery. Deceased was a mem- ber of the Oddfellow's Lodge, Eichmond, and several members of that and the Windsor body marched in full regalia, formed part of the procession to pay their last respect to one who liad proved himseh a worthy brother. On ar...
Death of Mr. Sydney Burdekin. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Death of Mr. Sydney Burdekin. We have to record the death of Mr. Sydney Burdekin, which took place on Sunday at Rooty-hill For some months he had been ail- ing, and in the hands of Dr. M'Kay; and, indeed, his condition was such that the news of his demise came scarcely as a surprise to his many friends. He was in tis sixtieth year, and the immediate cause of death was drop«y. He leaves a widow and a family ot three daugh- ters and two sous. Mr. Burdekin was a conspicuous figure in the life ot' ¡Sydney. For one thing, he gave liberally out of his abundance, and many of our charities profited substantially by his generosity. One of the insti- tutions to which he gave largely was the ¡Sydney Hot-pitnl, and fora number of years he was upon the board of management. His sym- pathies were broad. He was a nrm patron of the fine ai ts. and it was no doubt for this reason that ne was appointed chief commis- sioner for New South Wales at the Melbourne Exhibition, in which capacity he acquitted...
RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Poultry at *r.^&lt;J^'B«rf[iertíV «Je pu Saturday; m^^a^,^a^;^n^ as Tg^ páj^MT. ^owtóri^;tóT©Jbft9n realbe4Jor;»m*4imç,;f^ t^for sometime yet. Toe-Be?. J. J.JUE. T^rgnrsoB. visited the local Superior Piblic School last week, and > coBductedJthe las£ j&ejtting ot the. Scriptnre.ciaBS pïipr. ta^«?hii8t mas vacation, and preséntM'fiie pmeí^to, the follovringsnccessfal pupils ír^iñnie Rolston, Mary Bailley, Ada Whitwell, Clara Siy and Itobert : Bblston. An ad- dress was delivered to the children during the afternoon \ by *J& Ferowson. 'The pnzes were the gifts of Mr, J. Comrey Of " Northtelds,^Jihrr|»iwig. . Messrs R. Weir and,G. Pea-ock. of jthe H. A. College, left this week ta catch the "Ninevah" at Adelaide, en route for South Africa. Both gentlemen reside at Capetown, and they are hurrying home to help defend, if necessary, their friends against the Boera, who arc at the present time fighting in close proximity to their homes. Both students have just com- ...
FIRST ALDERMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
FIRßT ALDEKMEN. Geo. Bowman. J»*neR Bates, Wil- ' liam Mulholland. Matthew Hughes, }. Thomas Pryke, Joseph Onus, senr., | William Tomkinson, Henry Turner, j and William Sullivan. Mr, 8, A, Forbes acted as the first Emuming Officer. ' The first and only Council Clerk, Mr, C. 6. Guest. The following: ii a Hst of the aldermen who have held the position of M (ivor since the year 1672, this being the year, as stated above, when the town was first incorporated :- » George Bowman, elected . ... ... ... .. ... IR72 Joseph Onus, senr, "' ; . . ... ., ... 1878 William Holborow '" ... ... ... .. ... 1874 Joseph Onus,senr. ... .. ... ... ... - 1876 [On this occasion Aldermen Onus and Holborow each received 4 votes, but on drawing lots thc former was successful.] John Ducken, elected ... .. ... ... ... 1876 ' William M. Garling, elected ".. ... 1877 * William Holborow " ... ... .. ... ..; 1878 . Same ' " ... ... ... ... 1879 Same " ... ... ... ... ... 1880 Joseph Onus, senr. ., ... ... .. ... 18...
Windsor Police Court. MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1899. (Before Mr. Wilshire, P.M., Messrs J. B. Johnston. J. Ross, W. H. Dean, Mahoney and D. Mayne.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Windsor Police Court !&IöNDfY. DECEMBEB 17, 189?. (lief ore Mr. Wilshire, P.M., Messrs J. Bi Johnston. J. Uos«, W. H. Dein. Mahoney »nd D. Mayne.) Reginald Wilbow. Jas. Fails, and Syd ney Watts, were charged, with bathing ir a public place and in sight of the public, at Ebeuezer oa Sunday, tbelCtb inst. Mr. fl. McCauley appeared for thc défendants. Constable Hu.'hes, stationed nt Wilber- force, deposed that from informr non re- ceived he had prosecuted the détendante on the above charge. John Byron, residing at Boston Ridge deposed : I know the defendants before th9 couit ; 1 remember Tuesday the Luth, inst., I saw defendants tbat day at Kbenczer about IO o'clock a.m., they were bitbing in the water in a nude condition, and in view of the chuich. 1 was n it at church ; I never attend ; I was g >ing home when I noticed ihem. J saw two there whom I reco¿nis^ as Wilbow and Fairs, I do not know the third one. Watts. Tnc bathing took place near where Mr. Norman Hall lives; the...
WENDELL V. EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
WENDELL V. EAST. This was a case set down for hearing which plaintiff wished to withdraw. . Mr. i'fline, who apptftred for East, said his client was present, and was not par- ticular whether the case w*s gone on with or no. If tbe case were withdrawn, he would ask that the case be dismissed and that costs be allowed to bis client and witnesses. The. C.R.S., Mr. W. I. Perry, stated that the plaintiff had notified him that the ease was withdrawn. Case struck out ; costs not allowed.
WENDELL V. MELLISH. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
WENDELL V. MELLISH. This was a case which was heard b; the bench last month, when Mellish wai charged by Wendell with assault : 01 that occasion the bench were divided ii opinion abd would not make an orde either way,the case was therefore brough or again by the plaintiff. Mr. R. H. Walker appeared for Wendel an -I Mr. J. J. Pain« for defendant. Previousi tq afty'evidence being takei Mr. Paine addressed the Bench at length in which .be maintained that the Beuct at thc last bearing bad practically di6 missed the case, and therefoie it coule not be bronght on again. In support ol bis argument, be quoted several legal authorities. The Bench, however, deci ded to hear the case. Herman Wendell, storekeep! r residing at Riverstone, gave similar evidence a&lt;¡ on the last occasion ÄB to bring assaulted, by defendant pulline him into a tub ol "dhirty sthiokin' water,1 at the meat works on Saturday, November 18, while he received several internal injuries, which necessitated him see...
A CHRISTMAS REVERIE. For the Hawkesbury Advocate. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Jl CHPP PERIL BT JEBFMIAH JINGLEB. For the Hawkesbury Advocate. \ I AM resting on the banks of the Hawkesbury this summer evening. For the matter of that 'tis mostly I an endless summer in this fair land of Australia. How pleasant itjj is to lay one down to sleep, forgetting the ills that do BO easily beset, cast oneself into the arms of Morpheus, that dear delightful witch. BEN'S POINT. HAWKESBURY BIVEB. WINDSOB. No longer horrified by the peru- | sal of the battles with the boers, . nor pacified by the platitudes cf the Sydney Morning ' Herald, nor vexed by the vagaries of the Daily Telegraph, one dreams and dreams one's soul away to unrestricted bliss. Hush! Hush! See! What is that that cometh up from the river, transparent as a newly-washed infant, sweet as a fresh blown rose ? Ah, the beanty of it, as well as freshness and sweetness. But stay, I am maligning it by stating the neuter gender. Sbe! Ah yes. she ! But what's a she ? Come, come, this is too general ; let's be a littl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Christmas Presents - POR- - j Gljrishp aijtf the pw Year! We are making Special REDUCTIONS in the following Lines : Dress Materials, Corsets, Parasols, Gloves and Hosiery. MRS. W.CAMPBELL George-st., Windsor. THE WINDSOR GOAGK and BUGGY FAGTOflY, Established, 1869, F. SIMON, Proprietor All DeFcriptions of Vehicles Made, Painted, and Repaired. All Wheels Made on the Premises uj F. Simons. All descriptions of Tyres Cnt Daily at the following prices :-Spriug Cart, Cs. ', Bulky, 7s. ; Heavy Dray Tyers from 8s. SULET'd FROM £12. all Material Well Seasoned. TO PAINTERS. rpENDERS addressed to the Un dersigned will be received np to noon on Monday, the 18th day of De- cember, 1899, for Painting (1 ) the Grand Stand, (2) the Derby Stand, (3) Picket and Weatherboard Fences, (4) 2 Ladies Rooms, Telegraph Office and Ticket Office on the Hawkes- : bury Race Course. Specifications may be seen, at my office. 1 C. P. GTJSST, Sec. H.S C , Richmond. 1 Ootapliments T T T\ -I . IA JOASON^ L/> J* UCl...
CHAKGK OF WIFE BEATING. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
CHAKGK OP WIFE BEATING. Jolia R jtjcrt Wood was charged with j assaulting hid wife. Lilian Jane Woods, af, Sackville, on Ute i)th inst. Mr. f aiue appeared for defendant, and wisued thc Hench to allow his client a few minutes conversation with the plain- tiff, wi uh a view of their coming to an amicable settlement. In the case of trna and wife such cases were better kept out of Court. Mr. McCauley appeared for the plain- tiff, and said that he had no objection to the request made by Mr. Paine. If this I matter could be arranged, he would be i delighted. He was, however, af laid that matters were too serious. Mr. Paine asked tor an adjournment I to the 9th January, and Mr. McCauley j raising no objection, it was granted. I Case adjourned. I '_
LEETS VALE. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
LEETS VALE. (From our own Correspondent.) Fsh are very plentiful in the liver a present. Quite a number of visitors are ex peet e&lt; to «pend their Xmas holidays in tbi Vale. Mr. L. Gabriel is again stationed ii the Vale, ile arrived from Webb'i Creek last week. Christmas bush is now in fall bloom And forms quite nu ornament to the billi and mouutains. We believe there is to be a wedding here shortly. We nil wish the youug couple every happiness. Ti adc is at present brisk on the river. Steau era ate busy running uimoat every day, conveying fruit to market. I Miss S. O'Bii'n returned home from i the ' big smoke " 6ome days ago, nf ter I spending a very enjoyable holiday, ' Mr. Wilson is still itnab e to resume ' duties on the s.s. Hatte. His niauy friends wish him a speedy recovery. lt is rumoured that a picnic is arranged to take place at an early dale, but it may not come off tntil alter thc teachers' vacation. . Mr. Clancy, of Lower McHonald. spent A few days at thc Vale...
Captain Charles E. Faulds, [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Captain Charles E. Fautds, Of the Salvation Army was born in the j year 1870 *t -SpringÍLeJds, Victoria.^ He j join&l the Salvation Army in 188f)4Af« a ' soldier, at Kyneton. He entered ,fhe Training Home in Melbourne in August, 1890. and was from lhere transferred to I Blayney (N.S.VV.) as Lieutenant. He wa« "shortly after appointed to Forbes Molong, Coonamble, and Warne, at all of which he acted as Lieutenant. From the latter place hê 'was promoted to the rank of Captai", in the year 1893, and in such '.'.nk has minis'ered in Quean- beyan. Katoomb*, Cudal, Wyalorg, Cobargo, Tumut, Gundagai. Cootamun- dra, Hargraves, and Sofala. About the middle of the present year, Captain! Faulds received h¡8 Windsor appoint- ment. He is much beloved by those1 with whom be associates, and has done much to forward the work of the Army in this district. CAPTAIN C. E. FAULDS. j
Patriotic Demonsfration Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Advocate — 22 December 1899
Patriotic Corrib 1 lw,%r^mito|ie+mtó on Thursday last, Càptàïif P,aiW.in the» chair The Treasurer reported that the demonstration nettëcr £3r)V ; includ- ing £10 10 from the salé bf refresh- ments. It was decided to forward tao above tum and all donations in one aum :*Q a districtoontributiouto the N.S.W. Patriotic Fund The lists to be Wept' open Until the end of January, by which time it is hoped at least £100 will have been col- lected. A vote of thanks was passed to the ladies for their splendid work- ing ot the refreshment room, to the three gentlemen from Penrith who contributed solos, to the pianist ¡ (Miss Myers), to Colonel Smith lor the services of the Band, and to Aldermen Whitwell and Bailey for attending to the gates. The meeting then closed. The Aldermanic election on Wednesday last passed off very quietly, and as a matter nf fact, very few outside North Ward knew the election was taking place This is not as it used to be m Windsor "years ago I