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Local Intelligence. PRIMITIVE METHODIST CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 5 April 1884
PRIMITIVE METHODIST CONCERT. It afforded ua unqualified pleasure to bo present at the concert given by the Primitive Methodist choir in the School of Arts, Bowral, on Monday evening last. The building was positively thronged with, au enthusiastic audience, and would almost give one the idea that Bowral hud literally made up its mind to witness tho affair en masse. The know ledge of a lull house must have inspired tho various pel form cvs with a determination to do their very best; the result being that the programme was gone through most successfully, no hitch or unpleasant ness marring it in any respect. The chairman seemed to be tho most happy man in the room, and infused a constant spirit of good-humor into every' inind there, whether singer or listener. A full house and a happy chairman are not of themselves suffi cient to satisfy; there must bo a third element to ensure success; and this third requisite is a good programme. Without doubt, these three elements were present on Mo...
Review. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
JSlcbicto. o Ijimoiumty.—Wo havo before us, in pamph-1 lot form, a lecturo on Immorality, delivered l.o men only, in tho Protostaut Hull,'-Syd ney, on 8th October, 18B8, by the Rev. Giiai'los 01 Aon, Wesleyau minister, Bowral, I under tho auspices of tho committee of^ the Now South Wales Social Purity Society, and published at tho socioty's request; tho Very llev. tho Dean of Sydney in tho chair. As the existeuce of this society may not bo genorally known, wo w ill hero give our readers the introductory noto of tho committee :— Tho object of this society is " to promote true morality and to discourago immorality in nil rela tions of social life," nnd among tho inoans to bo em ployed for this ond is "tho delivery of social lec tures." Two suoli leolurcs had already boon delivered, nnd the committed invited tho Rov. Charles Olden to deliver tho third. Ho readily-accorted to this ro qost, and the earnest nnd powerful address contained in tho following pages is tho rosult. Tho Dean of S...
Colonial & Intercolonial. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
(•ManM &lt;fc |uic.r.c.crImiiivL Parliament has boon adjourned till tho; 10th instant. The, receipts, at the Bathurst Agricultural Show last week totalled about .C500. It is reported that Mr.: W. H. Suttor,, M. L. G., will be the now minister for ; mines. , A publican- in Victoria' lias been fined: £50 for having in his possession " colouring; .matter " for making dark brandy. , Last year 750,910 kangaroos,, 820,109: wallabies, and 71'JS. native dogs,.'were killed, undor the auspices, of the stock and. pastoral; boards, of New South Wales. The railway to Mudgoo is almost comple ted. • The rails have boon laid down to the Mudgee station houso, and the contractor's, engine now runs to Mudgee dally. A shocking accident has oocured at Walcha to a man named Thomas Prico,, one of tho partnors in a tannery recently established thore. He had his. arm drawn into a bark-crushing machine,.tho limb being reduced to a pulp, and the flesh on his chest being horribly lacerated. Tho unfortu...
THE NEW ARCHBISHOP OF SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
TILE NEW jlRCJiniSTIOP OF SYDNEY. Tins following particulars of this new prelato are takon from an exchange :— The Kiglit Eev. Patrick Francis Moran was Jjovn in 1830, at Lciglilin Bridge, in the county of Carlow,on the borders of Kilkenny and is now, therefore, in his 54th year ; but ho appears even youger than ho is, being at least six feet in height, erect, supple, and muscular, though slight in frame: By those . who know him it is said that his manner at mooting him is somewhat oold and reserved, but that on further acquaintance ho becomes genial, kind, and warm-hearted. His mode of living is said to bo simple and spare, his habits methodical, and his rule strict but fatherly and kind. His Lordship lias boon a student from his collego days, and much of his time having boeu spent in literary pursuits, the silence of the closet has made an impression on his character which is perceptible both in his bearing aud in his manner. Dr. Moran is looked upon as one of the most learned bis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
The Free Press Circulating Librar Bnnrj Banffsgti'fcl. iSofaral. 0 P1! If Ji V J'J 11 T D A- T From 9 a.m. till C p.m.; Saturdays till 10 p.m. All subscriptions payablo in advance.. Entrance Fee—Is.. .Then 8tl each for every fresh book. Tlio Library contains over (500 volumes, and com prises works of romance, seiencu, biography, &a.. Subscribers will please boar in mincl that one book must be returned before another can bo Inkeii, - Borrowers wo respectfully requested to keep?the books us cloan as possiblo. . . •: AND D.VNIEI. Ii. BURR,'. Proprietors. J I/.; .CAMPBELL. Baker, Genoral Grocer, and Ironmonger, • BONG, BONG-STREET, BOWRAL. ■ Agent for tho, * ■ National Mntaal Life Association, of Australia; antl• National .Vivo'.and Marino insurance Company of New Zealand. JP> A I , T K B N, l'LUMBER. & GALVANISED IKONM'OBKER. Tanks of any description mauo to order.; *•, t _ 1 - i Estimates givon for the auovev All ordeis to bo left at Mr.'W. Charters, Bowral. O B E 1...
Cable Intelligence. LONDON, April 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
(M»Ic girfcnhjcncc. (From tjio Sydney Daily Ity/crs.J LONDON, April'5; Mr.'Bodmond,-member for Now Eoss, in ii let to 1: to tlio Pall Mall GnzaUo, writes con temptuously'of Australia, nud avers that tho loyalty of tlio Australian colonists was confmod to a fow stereotyped shouts of cheers called for tlio Queen, In a suit for divorce, Lortl Euston against Kato Cooko, his wifo, oil tho plea that she had boon previously married, tho court hold that Cooko's first husband having also boon previously married, tho marriage with Lord Eiutoii must bo sustained. Colonel Nugont, lecturing on Australian tlofonoGB, advises that naval stations well foi'tiliod should bo established at Albany ant1. Now Guinea. Prince Biittonburg is to bo mairiocl to the Princoss Victoria of llosso next month. The Duko of Albany was buried to-day in i .the.mausoleum at Fro,.moro. The - funeral'i was attended by tho Queen and membors of tho royal family. April 7. Tho University boafc-raco, which took placo to-d.iy on...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
CATTLE AND SHEEP. ' Rates'Iciv oonvoynnco of eattlo. (ftl pov I raclc) to lloraebuEli uro as followsKiom Uonlbtim, £4' -la ; - Mai'uliiu, £3, 10s 8d; Mofis Y;ile,.£i! I2r; JJowial, £2 8s ; Mitlagong, £2 (is ; Picton, iH 10s. ' llatoS, foi oonvoynnco of slienp (at jicr tiuclt) to IIomebuBjjiare.aH follows om, Uoullnun, JJiJ.IIJk Id ; Maruliui, £3 5a 7fl; SIosh Vale, £!i ISs; liowi'ftl, £2 8a •/ Idjtitiagong, £2 Os Piutou, £1 10s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
r£l llE DOWHAL 1? R E E P11E published every ^AlUPH' M 0 R N I H &lt;*. suBsonn'Tio.N'u Sixtoon Shillings (10s) a year; or -la per quarter pi three months, payable in advance, If booked, JC1 yov year, or 5b per quartori ADVKItTIBINO :— Advertisements nro charged lor nt the following ij.ito each, insertion:—Sixpence per lino up to flvo lines ;*'ono inch, Us j overy additional inch, Is Gd, with ii induction o£ one-fourth for thirteon conseou-' livo insertions, and of one-third for twenty-six inscilions. Announcements of Births, Marriages, 1 >■ ^ ' -j ; * . „ J f i . and Months,, 2s Odeiioh.^ , . joddino nni'-vvrjicNT:— ISuBinjHB Cards Uand-bills, JiHI-lio.ida ■ Labels CiUilogues - Tobling Bills'" .. , Ciiculnrs; Programmes • .Jfco., ito., ifeo., W. Avu P. Ii. BEER, Proprietors.
Correspondence. TO THE EDITOR OF THE FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
fer.cf^;crj};b:c.ir.a\ TO THE EDITOR OP IIIE FREE PRESS. Sin,—In ilio loiulinj articlo in your issue of tho 5_th instant you censure very strongly the farmors and squatters o£ Now South Walos for noglccting to make ample provision for the storago of sullloiont' water to last thorn ancl their livo stools through a dry season such as wo have just experienced. Well, sir, I think tliero are moro than the farmers and squatters to ccnsuro in this respect. In fact I think tho farmers aro less to blame than many of the resi dents of Bowral, Moss Vulo, and doubtless many other towns. Thoro avo hundreds o£ farmers and pastoralista in the colony just startin-; in life, and who, perhaps, do not possess sulliciont means: to ereofc tanks or build dams to consorvo enough water to carry thom through sueh a dry season as this has been. Thoy have depended solely on nature sup plying them witli a sullicient quantity of this neces sary of lifo that they liavo expended all their avail able money on othe...
SUICIDE BY A YOUNG GIRL AT LITHGOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
BUIOim JJ7 A YOUNG GWI A'J: LITTJG 0 W. A most diliberato and determined suicide wu.s (ionimili.'d early un Thursday evening -.8nl instant .by a young girl,botwoon four-, iron and fifteen yciivs of'ago, named .Bridgofc Kennedy, who resided near tlie Jlornntago with her mother and stopfathor. The girl was well knowu in Lithgow, luiving at different times boon employed as a servant, ■■nl.■several-hotels'.. It is stated that Home ("li.siigrcoiuen t had arisen betweon the deceased iiiid her motuer, and that: aftor having Bome.-words' with the latter slio wont and hanged-liorsoU' with a rope from , the roof of the fowl-house. Whether or not this was tho causo which impelled the girl to her last act, can only be judged from the ovidonoo. Certain it is that sho was found in a position which left no room for doubt that she had diod.by hor o\vn act. . An inquest was • held, on the following day when the jury returned a verdict to tho oil'oct that death , resulted fvoiii tlcceased's own aot. ...
Miscellaneous News. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
gpsallmTMUS gMvis. A TErjsor.AM from Paris says:—The pro ject, for constructing an opouiair railway uoross tlio English Channel was considered by tho pju'luriontary Oommittco of Initiative. '.L'lio minister of marine opposed tho schomo and said such arailway would bo very danger ous to tho shipping of all nations in stormy or foggy woathor, Ho also reminded tho committee, that it would bo necessary to obtain Unglaud's consont beforo tho projoct could bo carried out. It is proposed by tho loading Amorican watah company to malco dials numbered consecutively for 2-1 hours. ' Tho idea meets with popular approval, and 400 appli cations 'to." patont tho scheme havo been refused.
MOSS VALE POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
MOSS VALE POLICE COURT. Wednesday, Amid 9. Befoue Messrs. F. R. Wilshire, P.M., and G. Tate, J.P. ' Joseph Riley was charged with having, on the 22nd ultimo, made use of obscene language in a public place at Bowral. > ■'Mr. Davidson and Mr. Nichols appeared for defendant, who pleaded notguilty. John Nugent, billiard-marker at tho Royal Hotel, deposed that on tho date mentioned defendant and W. Oomor were playing billiards together; witness heard defendant make use of the languago complained of in the information; the billiard-room faces the main street, and anyone outside at the time, could have heard tho wortls used distinctly. To Mr. Davidson : I gave information to C.uistablo Quinn two or three days after tho language was used; I do not mean exactly two or three days, it might have been nine or ten days after; there were several other persons in the billiard-room-at the time., whose names I do not know. A. S. Loathes, manager of the Commer cial Bank, Bowral, deposed that on'th...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
Jlf I S a TS L L A jY EOT! S. Thk first systematic census taken iu the 'United'Skates enrolled 8,020,827 porsons, 700,000 of whom wore slaves* The census was taken in 1790 at a cost of about 44,377. .dollars, and was the first census ovor taken by orcler of any government in the world. An article in the Now York Tribune shows that during 1S8D, -11,050 mou in various trades were out on. strike in,America.::They lost 8(30,ISO days, equal to one man's work for 110(5 yearn, or HOG men's work for ono year ; and the loss in wages was not less than .Cm,900. It is nob what poodle eat, but what they digest, that, makes them strong. It is libt what they gain, but what t-hey save, that makes them rwh.. it is not what they read, but. what they remember, that makes them learned. It is not wliat they profess, but •what .they practise; that makes them right eous. A r>:nir,OTj3 and foolhardy attempt at cheap railway travelling has been discovered, at Crewe.; A young man, who gave his name and ad...
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
WIT AND HUMOUR. Winon.-j8.tha chonposfc-vmy> to puvoht^o-r by tho yard ? No, by the honso and tho seller will throw in tlio yard. ' My dear,' said a stockbroker to his wife, 'do you think I si ml 1 over ho worth ten thousand pounds ?■' ' Aint I wortli tlmt to you V said the confiding spouse. ' Y-e-s,' said the other half, ' but I can't put you out at interest,' S " I sue you've got a black servant girl," j said one squatter to another tho other day. " Yes, " was the reply. " You seo my wife's sister has just lost her husband, so ns we had to got into mourning, wo discharged our white girl and got a black 0110. Sho harmonisos with tho mourning, as it wcro.' A scirooii-TKACiiKn received tho following note from tho ' ostensible ' parent of ouo of i his pupils : " I hopo as to my John just as | ofin as yon kin. lioas a had boy—is John.. | Altho I'vo boon in tlio habit of teach in him | lniself, it seems to me lie never will larn j anything—his spcllin is ottrageously defish cnt. Wall...
DISCOVERY OF WONDERFUL RUINS [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
• DIS GO YJSIl Y OF WONDERFUL R UINS An American journal says :—Ancient ruins, which a contemporary says surpass anything of the kind yet- discovered on the American .continent, have been found-in Sonont.; about four leagues souLh-casfc of Mttgdiilena, .Mex ico. There is 0110 pyramid which lias a base, of 4850ft;, audrises to a height of 7-SOft; It has, a; winding roadway from the bottom loading by an c-asy grade to the lop, wide enough for carriages to pass over, and which, is ninny miles in length. The outer walls ol the rbadv/ay are in solid masonry from hugn blocks of granite in rubble, and tho pirolc-s ma ns niaiujnn aad' (he j;raiki- iw regular us could bo uiado :iL this date by tho beat engineer?-.. To Ihn east oi Iho pyramid, a short distance ufF, is a small mountain about I,hoc samo height. On tho side of this mountain a people of an un known nge havo cuthmidrcdsiipon hundreds of rooms from alt. by iOft. to lGft. or 18ft. square... These rooms tiro cut out of ttolid stojjo,...
CHARLES JAMES FOX. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
CHARLES JAMES FOX. Fox's lovo .of gAtniug. -was oxcossivo'-; and ho caino honestly by it. ilia biographers vein to that his father, Lord Holland, who liatl amassed a largo l'orluno wlailo serving as paymaster of the English • forces:—the moat lucrative office in the kingdom—this father-while at Spa, when Chariots was 1-1 years of ago, used to allow tho boy five ■■guiuoaa a day for play ; and the monoy was given to liim iullio evening, at the time lor the opening of tho night session of tho gamesters. Who cau wonder thai.—with such an organisation as ho possessed—tho lovo of play should lmvo grown with his years ? Tito stories of Fox's gaming exploits are tumorous and startling. Wo will givo but oiio of them, and from that the charac ters of others can bo judged. Walpolo sets it down that in tho debate 011 tho Thirty-Nino Articles, February 6, 1772, Fox did not shine, nor could ho be wondered at. Ho had sat up playing at hazard at Almnck's from Tuesday evening the"4th, till 0 of the ...
Select Poetry. THE DEATH OF ELSIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
deleft itehu TltE DEATH OF JELS1& I sat one night .mil pondered, 1 passed the nit,mi. in grit'f, Each moment much I wondered, I sought f>>r crthu relief; My mind was dizzy and inv heart was sad, And, Ob ! I thought that I was going mad. - lT\vas in my room, and lonely I watched I,ho hours pass by ; I thought at random—cared hot If I that night should die. The sweat of pain poured down my .burning; brow ; I thought of one and of a solomu vow. • I gazed upon hcr.picturo, So beautiful, so fair ; . I prossed it to my bosom— " I'd often prossed her there. The mora l gazed tho dizzier grew my mind; I cursed ray life ; I craved doatli's arms lo ' lind. Ton years havo just departed Since on that wretched night I wept for hor who once was My. pride, joy, and delight. But though so long a period's passed away, I:think of all as though't wero yesterday. Two years almost I'd known hor—. A; maid, kind, trno, and pare ; : She'd many points of beauty—: ; Of faithfulness 110 fowor. I ...