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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
Public Opinion.—On almost everything created by nature or manufactured by the skill of man there is a diversity o£ opinion. Sometimes the contrasts are so manifest and striking as to lead one to the conclusion that the mind of one of the two ob servers must be a little out of order. On the works of great poets, architect!), historians, novelists, and aotors these contrasts of opinion are most frequent; but no two opinions lmvo as yet beon expressed on the excellence of workmanship and beauty of finish Mr. A. Hitter, painter, grainer, and decorator of Moss Vale, always introduces into tho work entrusted ta his management.—A dyt.
MITTAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
MITTAGMGr. The township of Mittagong is looking np; neat cottages and country residences are be ing erected here and there, the principal of which is a largo two-storied country resi dence by Mr. Beaumont, of Syduey, on land at the rear of the station-master's residence, which will cost some thousands. Messrs. Dawson Brothers are erecting a commodi ous wooden store adjoining their old premi ses, opposite Draper's Hotel, which thoy oontoinplate will be finished in about a month's time, and further along ou the same side of the street another shop is in course of erection by Mr. McRao, for Mr. T. Morgan. Work at the coal-mine is stead ily progressing, a number of men being em ployed hewing coal, &o., and the survey of the tramway is being pushed forward.— Scrutineer.
OAKLANDS v. NEWTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
Oaiclands v. Newtown. This match was played cm the following clay (Saturday), on the Oaklands Football ground. The Newtown team was captained by Sliarpo,and the Oaklands' team by Camp bell. The school was assisted by several old Oaklanders, and their stalwart efforts, coupled with the dashing play of the boys, drove back again and again the determined rushes of Slmrpe and his men. The pas sing of the visitors was at first a source of trouble to the Oaklanders, but the capital tackling of the school-backs prevented the Sydney team scoring, and the game during the first half was very even—Newtown hav ing perhaps the best of it. After half time, however, the school-forwards* working well together, carried the ball up to the visitors' goal and once or twice nearly scored. For the ensuing half hour no advantage was gained by either side, and then Newtown charged do^vn on the school line, and made desperate efforts to get across, The boys responded gamely, but, despite their defence, Ring...
FOOTBALL. BOWRAL AND DISTRICT v. NEWTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
FOOTBALL. Bowral and District v. Newtown. On Friday, August 1st, the mombers ot the Newtown Football Club arrived at Bowral and pbtvod a very pleasant game against a Bowral aud District team, composed of the following players :—Back, &lt;T. Ar.rons ; half backs, V. B. Riley, F. McDonald, and EL Robertson ; quarter backs, D. Ellsmore and B. McGovcrn ; forwards, G. C. Addison, F, Galbraith, II. D. Morton, G. Taylor, A. Ellsmore, J. Friedman, J. A. Maclmy, J. Miller, aud E. Ward. The game commenced at 8 p.m., and was played in two spells of 50 minutes each, on the Bowral Football Club's ground in Mrs. Oxley's paddock. The district team were captained by Mr. G. C. Addison, aud tlio visitors by Mr. Sharpe. Tho latter winning the toss elected to defend the southern goal, .and Addison kicked off for Bowral. The ball was at onoo returned, and was followed by a rush of tho Newtown forwards, when A. Henry got the ball and obtained first touch-down for the Newtowns, which Taylor'," by ...
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY, LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
C O M M E R C I A L> South Coabt and avp.st Caiidkn Co-opekative company, Ijtmitkd. ; , ; Butter, 1st, per lb., 15d to 18(1 „ 2nd, no deiwind Bacon, best M'Titnbula Imnrt cured, 8d to 10d „ best, machine curcd, 7d to 8(1 „ heavy and roufdi, fid to (id Uiims, bust Meriinbnla, linnil cured, lOd to Is „ machine cured, 8d to lOtl L.ird, 7.1 to 3.1 Cheese iHt, put )b., Gd to 7d „ 2nd and inferior, dd to Gd 1%h, alive, per lb, fid to (Id Calves, each, 10a Od to 203 Od II idea, per lb, 3d - Calf skins, each, Is 3d to In Oil Tallow, per ton, £28 10h to £83 0s Mftie.0, per bushel, ds 3d to 1» (>d Jlay, oaten, per ton, £5 On to 221} ,0s nd ■. „ , lucerno, do., £3 0a to CI 10a Od Potatoes, (In., £&lt;115s to £5 fin Od Fowls, per pair, 4s 3d to da (Jd Ducks, do, C» 01 to G.i Oil ■ (iceso, do, 8s 0.1 to U.'i 01 Turkeys, do, 7s Od to lfift Od Eggs, per do?.., Is Id to In 2d August 11, 1831.
SUPREME COURT, SYDNEY. THURSDAY, AUGUST 14. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
SUPREME COURT, SYDNEY", Thursday, August 14. In Banco.—(Beforo their Honors I ho Chief Justico, Mr. Justice Windeyer, and Mr. Justice limes.) Ddamottnl v. The Australian Kerosene Oil Company.—1hitler e. Same. Mr. II. M. Stephen, Q.G., and Mr.Heydon, instructed by Messrs. Ellis and Makinson, .appeared for plaintiffs, to movo Mint the rule nisi for a new trial should bo mado ab solute. Mr. Salomons, Q.C., and Mr. Owen, Q.G., instructed by- Mr. A. J. Capo, appeared to show cause. The actions, which were tried together at last sittings of the Supremo Court, woro brought by plaintiffs, who are adjoining farmers, rosiding near Mittagong, to recover compensation for. damage and loss sustained by thorn owing to the defen dant ooiupatiy having negligently set lire by their locomotive ongine to I lie grass along a portion of tho company's lino, in conso qnence of which a quantity of grass and fonciug belonging to tho plaintiffs was de stroyed, and their property depreciated in value. At the h...
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR AUGUST.: KwoirB.v G.uidkn.—Sow peas and licnns for Into crop: also cabbage, lettuce, 'onions, cauliflowers, looks, es chalots,. rhubarb, and herbs. Qloar and looson. soil. Sow as last month with addition of spring vegetables in Ronoral. At end of this month sow pumpkins,, melons, cucumbers, vegotablo marrow, and plant po tatoes.. Orchard.—Plant every description of hardy fruit trees, as applo, pear, quince, almond, peach, ohorry, apricot, orange, etc. Finish pruning and manuring all kinds of deciduous fruit trees, if not previously done. Flower Garden.—Transplant lilies, anemones, flowering shrubs, roses, magnolias, camelias, earna lions, primroses, &c. Field.—Prepare land for maize aud summer grow ing crops. Sow wheat, bnriey and oats, in late dis tricts. Sow tobacco in seed beds, and protect from frost. Suw sorghum scehavatum in seed beds for planting out; transplant when six inches high, ill feet apart; let the plants be a foot from each other. Pot...
PROPOSED RAILWAY FROM BOWRAL TO ROBERTSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
PROPOSED RAILWAY PROM BOWRAL TO ROBERTSON. The S. M. Herald reports that a deputation of residents of the districts around Bowral and Robertson, accompanied by Mr. Garrett M.L.A., Dr. Tarrant M.L.A., and Mr. McCourt M.L.A., waited upon the acting minister for works (Hon. G. B. Dibbs) on Friday afternoon, to urge the construction of a line of railway from Bowral to Robert son, or from Moss Vale to Robertson, and that it should be included in the railway proposals which the government are about to lay before parliament. Mr. Dibbs said he would make inquiries as to the feasibility of constructing such a railway, and endeavour to arrive at a con clusion as to which of the two routes sug gested would be the better one to adopt. He asked if the residents of the district through which the railway would pass were prepared to give the land necessary for the railway free of cost to the government, who, however, would fence both sides of the line. This suggestion the deputation did not appear ...
Wesleyan Church. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 16 August 1884
Wesley an Church. Scrvicoa lo-movro\v, August 17 Mittngong, at 11, Mr. Whitn; at 7, Rov. G. Oldon. Bowml, ut 11, ItcwC. Oldcm ; at 7, Mi". White.: Ktvngnloon, at 11, Mi'. Ih-cgory; at 7, Mr. Walsh.: Itobcrtnon, at 2.20, Mr. Gregory. Biirriiwaiig, at 11, Mr. Wnlsh. Mosa Valo, nt!(, opnn niv service ; at 7, Borvico in Oddfellows' HalL '
Church of England, Bowral. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 23 August 1884
Church of England, Bowral. At the last monthly meeting of members of the Bowral branch ol the Church of Eng land Temperance Society, fourteen new members were admitted. The St. Jude's Young Mens' Association will act as choir at the public meeting of the 0. E. Temperance Society next Tuesday at the school of arts* A sub-committee of the Church of Eng land Church Building Committee are mak ing enquiries about the relative cost of stone and brick for the new structure,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 23 August 1884
V, * P, L, BJ5ER, Newspaper Proprietors, General Printers, Stationers, &o., &c., BONO BONG-STREET, BOWRAL. J^IST OF GOODS ALWAYS ,ON,HAND:— Baled Note Papers Plain ditto Water-lined ditto Foreign ditto Fancy ditto, colored and goilcrod odgoa Mourning Note Papers and Envelopes FoolBcap, plain and ruled Laroolie'a boat Note Papor and Envolopoa Classic ditto ditto Original Repp ditto ditto Chroinatio 'JL'inted Rcppcd Noto and'Evelopes, . assorted, Is. lUd. por box Xlio Royal Paperterie, assortod tints, wiolcor pattern, noto and envelopes, a haud SOluo artiole, 3s. per box Tho Duchoss Box of Stationery, la* Cd, 1'ho Handy Seriqa Box of Stationery, plain and floral,, Is. and Is. 6d* The Colonists' Tinted Box of Stationery, la* The Wonderful Box of Stationery, 9d, Envelopes, all sizes and qualities Playing Cards, 6d., 0(1., and Is., por pa.ok.ot Ink Erasers Lead and Best Drawing Ponoilft Pocket Companions Memorandum Books, Account Books. Pons and Pon-boldcra Slates and Sla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 23 August 1884
The Hay correspondent of the'Eoho telegraphs that Uo lias received from Silvorton a communication to the following effect:—" I have had a rough jour ney to here, and was noarly starved on route. With 'regard .to. the silver mines, I think that Silverton must he one of the richost silver fields in the world. It surpasses, in my experience, and anything known. Our mine is giving 175ozs to the ton. Tho greatest prawback is the want o£ smelting works., If \ye had smelting works here we would be able to obtain a return from the mines, but wanting that we aro compelled to sell to speculators."' Public Opinion.—On almost everything creatcd by naturo or manufactured by the skill of man there is a advorsity of opinion. Sometimes the contrasts are so manifest and striking as to lead one to the conolusion that the mind of one of the two ob eorvers must be a little out of order. On the works of great poets, arohitcots, historians, novelists, and octors these contrasts of opinion aro most frequo...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 23 August 1884
BOWBAL POST OFFiOE. Maiis close for all stations North at 9.S0 jun., daily (Saturdays excepted.) For Kaugaloon and Robertson 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrive at Bowral from Kangnlooa and Robertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) Malls brrive hom all stations Sonth at 3.30 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) From all stations North at midnight, (SundayB excepted.) From Sydney, Farramatta, and all stations WeBt at 1.28. pjn., daily, (Sundays excepted.) The Bowral Money Order Office closes at 6 p.m. Post Office hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sundays, for delivery of letters, &a., only, from 9 to 10 a.m.' Telegraph Office hoars from 9 a.m. to. 8 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Mails.closse foiall stations south at 9.30 p.m., Sundays excepted.) Government Savings Busk opon from 9 a.m. ta 0
Deeds of Grant. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 23 August 1884
Deeds of Grant. The following deeds of grant are ready for delivery. Alfred Gardner, 104 acres 2 roods, parish Jnrrunga ; J. Mansfield, 54 acres, 2 roods, parish of Kangaloon; John Manion, 43 acres 1 rood, parish Joadja; B. Tiinbs, G3 acres 2 roods, parish Wallaya, .-.l'', • - ...
A Simple Remedy for Smallpox. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 23 August 1884
A Simple Remedy l'or Smallpox. TnE following lettor from a correspondent of'the Liverpool Mercury will be rend with interest at this particular juuoture :—" I urn willing to risk my reputation aB a public man if the worst oase of small-pox cauriot be effectually cured in three days simply by cream of tartar. This is the sure and novcr failing remedy : Oue ounco of cream of tartar dissolved in a pint of boiling water to be drunk when cold at short intervals. It can be taken at any time, and is a preven tive as well as curative. It is known to have ourod in a hundred thousand cases without failure. I have myself restored hundreds by this means. It never leaves a mark, never causes blindness, and always prevents tedious lingering. If the people would only try it and report all the cures to you, you would require many columns if yon gavo thorn publicity.
A MOTHER SHOT DEAD BY HER SON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 23 August 1884
A MOTHER SHOT DEAD B\r HER SON. A man named Alfred Gliarles Jackson, aged 22, returned home the worse for drink, and commenced "larking" with his brother, who was Hitting in the front kitchen with his mother and sister* having tea. The man suddenly rushed to the corner of the room and picked up a gun belonging to. hia father, who was a gamekeeper, and pointed it at him. His mother came forward and told Jackson ta put the gun down, and to come and have his tea. He then exclaimed, "Here goes 1" The gun was fired. His mother immediately fell to theground, bleod ing from her head. The prisoner ran to wards the deceased, saying, " For God's sake forgive mo; I have shot my poor mother. Qh» have meroy on me I I had not the slightest knowledge the gun was loaded." Medical assistance was called in, but his mother was found to be quite dead.
Bowral Vigilance Committee. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 23 August 1884
Bowrnl Vigilance Coiumittcc. There, was no mooting of the Bowral Vigil ance Committeo on Monday night last ow ing to the want of a quorum.. The public mooting on noxt Monday evening, to oou sidor the advisability of establishing a iftu nicipality in Bowral, will therefore ba put off for a time. The secretary stated to those present that.he had received an. offi.cial no tilication to the effect that the Postmaster general had rofused to erect a lato letter receiver at the Bowral railway-station,.on the ground that the public would persist in putting town letters in them, causing incon venience. •