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THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS. and MITTAGONG, BURRAWANG, AND KANGALOON ADVOCATE SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 26 January 1884
THE: B 0 WR AL F R E,E. FRE S. S,. . and' Sîittaooko, Botiutvaxo, A3JD Eanoaloon Advooatb SATüBDAY, JANUARY 26,1884.. Pis. Taiuunt's Medical Bill now before Par liament stands, a very good chance, so far, of being numbered with the slaughtered innocents, like many a well-intended- mea sure before it. Already the correspondence from various sources, professionaLand non professional, has become t^tmlky even for tha wealthy columns of tho S. 21. Herald ; and once the Bill gets fairly before the talking and criticising powers of the Legis lative Assembly, it will be managed in sue)i a manner as to puzzle the framer to recog nise its original features. The principle ob ject of the'bill is to putastop to incompetent and unqualifiedperson s practising as a doc tor, as a physician, as a " duly qualified medical pi*actitoner," unless they have the necessary diplomas. • In other words, to suppress quackery, and to confine the practice of the healing art to its legimate and authorised professo...
SPARROWS AS FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 26 January 1884
SPARROWS AS POOD. The English sparrow, whero ho baa become habituated, is usually regarded as a nuisance to bo abated or a pent to be oxtirpated, In deed, one öüito, Mossachusottos, has ouac tod a statuo against these small birds, to encourage their thinning out, if not thoir extermination. Whatever may bo the value of tho nparrow alive, there is but or.o opinion about him when d-'iid. The sparrow—or plouLy of him—•maltes delicious pies. In Germany and ¿11 England tho sparrow is a game bird, ami is sought after as food. Ho is so tamo that his capture requires very little skill, and after grain gathering ¡11 August ho swarms on the stubble so that one chargo of Hue shot would bring down a number of birds. « •
ORIGINAL POETRY. ODE TO TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 26 January 1884
ORI GIN A L P O E T li Y. ■ : o : —■—• ODE TO TASMANIA, Iîolii on old Ocean 1 luve a gom As fair as spots thy diadem, Whore bcnuty. holds its happy homo 'Mid grandeur like tho soa-born foam; And strangers fei'l with ardent glow Tilo breath of welcome fan their brow, There's not a language in tho soul Qmilil from its depth* of genius roll Willi power to imagery known, l\j wing tho pen with glowing Uight, To elotho thce'in immortal light, ■. Thou can'nt not proudly claim thiiio own. There, stranger tho.1 thy heart were steel, Tutu poro J to every grade of crime, ; , Soft ifiiliiio's Iniij.l can still roveal The index to a thought sublimo. . What H\o', a. blur of crime remain ?' Upon time's record l>ut a stain I . . Who looks upon tho inurlcy night Anil sees the appalling lightnings play, But knoivs the stürm alo ill shroii Is a light Will beam when they avo swept away. Oh freedom 1 shrine of ages past, The Patriot's (Kut-horn drejitn, and last. Hail, heritage of every clime, Upon t...
READING CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 26 January 1884
BEADING CHARACTER. "I can always tell by the oppression of a man's fiico whether ho is a sell-reliant mau or not," said a bartender in a Nassau-street saloon to a customer lately. »• Now, tlmt largo man just coming iu hasii wilt'ofliis own, and the smaller one with him could bo guided by anyone," and he speculatively jingled two glasses on tho bar as tlio two gentlemen approached, They were both well dressod, and looked contented with their loL. Tlio tall one had, indeed, a faco expi'easivo of aidesire to have his own way, and wtw not .unlike Tug Wilson iu appear ance, Iiis smaller friend hall an o^oeed^ ingly mild aspect. Ile sçeuiod nervous, and not at all, as the bartender liad said, liko a porson of strong will power. They both took whisky, and the smallor one oiiered to pay for it. " Pay at tlio cashior's desk, sir," said tlio bartender, pulitoly, handing him two ten., cent cheques. Ho looked at tlio cashier's desk, which was aomo distance away, and suddenly losing his mild app...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 26 January 1884
41 E M G ^ - I, AV. COOl\St>l&lt;l¿"Henso JnnB¡j)>''Rileyj of Bow ml, ta pliiv Iii m .llTîîvmls, tr¡xrC 200 upmmh, for J¿5 lo. ü 100 a-siilo, on íu¡J*¿52>1o in ijowral. oí- MHtii gonig, at any divte copvtfiiioiit>^^ . . X uin, nocfr"&illo\vBi\ MutiiyîîIiH. ; ■ " -■ ' ■'•■■■■ ■■ / Department of Public Works, \ Railway Uraneh, / : i>L Sydney, L8t!i January,,1¿S1. q oveVkmen t r. i\ye>v a y s. GllEAT SOUTHERN A NI) \VJ^TK11N LINES. Anniversary aaJPRlîthirnnuary, lS8i. ¡TICKETS nt iSxcurwí líales will bo ir.suod at all Ktiiliüiia distant/ívciNj5 miles, on Thursday, Friday, and Siitii^fny, lheN£-ltii, 2¡>th, unrl !2fjth instiiiils, iii'iiilnhle for returnN^r distances not ex ceeding '40 iu*tís, until TuesdaySUio 2Úth instant, and for Jisbraces over -10. înilus, fouine week from dato of isswe. ' SiuiiWf lickots will l>e issno 1 oil. fcS^unliy, for distauyos not exceeding 35 miles, avamiblo for 7on the day ol issue only. OJIAS. A. GOODCHAÏ Commission...
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY (LIMITED.) [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 26 January 1884
C 0 M M E II 0 I A L. soum COAST AND AVBST CAMDEN CO : OPEBAT1VE COMPANY (Limited.) Butter, 1st, per Ib., lOd to Is ,, 8nd no (leiniiiul ' Bacon, lient Merimbuln hand eurod por Ib., 81 to 101; „ best, muohinc cure l, 7d to 8J „ heavy und rouph, 4d to 01 . ; Hams, liest ¡Uenmbiilii, hand cured, 10d to la ' „ machino cured, no demand Lnrd, no demand Cheese 1st, per 111., 01 to 7d ¡. „ 2nd nnd inferior, 3.1 to 51 Pírs, allvt, lier lb, 4*1, Oaívus, canil, ils Od to 18s 01 ' . ■ Hidos, pur lb, 3d ' . . > , > , Calf nkiiiH, each,, lo to Is (H Tallow, per ton, iJDO to £33 Maize, per bushel, -1» 0:1 Hay, oaten, per tim, £3 Os to £00s r ■ 1 „ lucerne, do., iM Ss to J2-Í 10s 01 ; Patulous, do., lifl 10s - Fowls, per pair, 3s 0.1 to 3d 01 Duck», do, ¡is 01 to Is Oil Goose, do, fis 0.1 lo ö.i 01 Turkeys, do, 10s 01 to 25.4 01 Egijs, per doz., Is 3 I, January 21th, 1881.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
CRICKET. A match wis played at Bowral on Saturday last between tlio Mittagong United and tlio Burrawnng Clubs which resulted in a win for the former witli 82 runs to spnro. The batting of S. Ilaylor and J. Turnbull, for Burrawaug, and J. Griffiths, W. Ford, and R. Whatman, for Mittagong, was good; as also was tlio bowling of S. Hawkins, for the latter, and W. Ford for the former. Fol lowing are the scores :— Mittagong United J. Griffitbn, b Ilitclno . .. 17 \V. Ford, h ltitchio 22 H. iiudgo, b Hawkins .. .. 6 W. Menzles, b Hawkins .. .. 0 R. Wbatumn, b HuvvkiriB .. ., 11 O. Frost, b Hawkins 6 J. Normnn, b Hawkins .. 8 R. Rmlgc, b Hawkins ,, ,. 0 A. Smith, b Hawkins . 1 it, Hatchwoll, not out ., .. 1 ». Loueby, b Hanking .. ., 0 Sundries- 14 80 Burrawang. 8. Hnytcr, b Ford 17 .T. Turnbull, b Monziea .. .. 15 .Tas. Wright, b Ford (J S. Hawkins*, b Ford 0 J. Bridokirlc, Ii Ford.. .. 7 - M. Seory, b Ford .. .. .. 0 J. Mackic, b Ford .. ., ,, ,0 J. Wright, b Ford 1,, H. Mooro, run out .....
MOSS VALE POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
MOSS VALE POLICE COURT. VYEDNEHDAY, JaNUARV 30, Bkfore Messrs R. P. Richardson, and \V. McCourt, J's, P. S. J. Mclveo v. J. S. Brain. Plaintiff claimed £3 10s, Illanco oÍ amount alle ged to be due to him by defendant for wages. After hearing tlio evidence, wliioh was of a con tradictor}' natura, tlio bond) gavo a vordiot for plain tilT for £'2, and Cs Gd cost of summons. No costs allowod, John Mumberson, for boing drunk and disorderly fit Buvrawang on the 10th instant, was fined 10», and tor the second 20s, the cost of court in three cases amounting to 14s. Mr. Mo Court here left tho bench, and Captain Bridges J. P. took his seat theroon, H. M, Oxloy v. G. Cupitt. Plaintiff claimed balanco of £13 , IC Od, for 3G9 yards of metal. Plaintif! reduced the claim to £10 to bring it undev tho jurisdiction of tho small dobts court. Mr, Gale appeared for dofondant, and urged soveral objections, the principal one being on occount of pplitting in the cause of action, why tho bench liad no juris...
MAIL CONTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
MAIL CONTRACTS. We publish tho following particulars of contracts entered into for tho conveyance of Post Office moils from 1st January, 1884, for general information:— Bowral, Kangaloon, East Kangaloon, and ltob ertson, lß miles, six times a week—George Keep, Horsobaok, two years, £11!) por annum. Railway-station und p int-oflioQ, ÎUo.s-s Valo one mile, Tiftcon titnea u week or oflener—Timothy Jleg.irty, horseback and one.horse vchiclo when required, one year, £58. Í¡ost-ofiices Mohh Vnlo and Berrima, 5 milt's, twolve times a wool:—Michael I-Jities and Edwurd Jliuos junior horseback, one year, £GG. Moss Vale und Sutton Forest, 8 miles; sovon timos a week—Timothy Hegarty, hornebaok, one yoar, £U. l''rom Moss Vale to Button Forest, on arrival of the morning train from Sydney, 3 miles, (i times a week —Timothy Hegarty, horseback, one year, £'10. Moss Vale, Uurrawang, ltobertson, Jamberoo, and Kiaina, 38 miles, r.ix (,imes a week—William llaftery, covered onaoh tliree horaos, one year,...
SHOCKING MURDER AND SUICIDE IN GLASGOW. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
SHOCKING MUBDEtt AND SUICIDE IN GLASGOW. A snocKiNG tragedy bas juBt occurred in the north, em district of Glasgow, when Galbraith M'Phersou, a young man of independent means, shot an actress from London, named Grace Hamilton, and after wards shot himself. The tragedy took placo in the lodgings of the girl, who had been engaged to take the part of a fairy in the forthcoming pantomino in the Grand Theatre, Glasgow, The woman in whose house Hamilton resided states that about two weeks ago M'Pherson took a room for the deceased girl, and visited her daily. On the day of her mur der lie was shown into her room, and shortly after wards tho landlady heard the report of a pistol. She immediately wont into the room, and' saw M'i'heraon leaning over the girl, who was in bed. lie was covering her face with the blankets. In reply to a question, ho said he was only giving the girl a fright. The landlady pulled the blankets off Hamilton's face, and saw that she was bleeding from the head. She as...
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF TUE PREIS PIÎKR3. Sir,—It íh not often that luiyono feels disappointed ¡11 visiting Bowral on a holiday, particularly when there is ft full programme of sports, but I tbinlc any. ono who was unfortunate enough to bavc como any distance on Saturday last to witness the Oddfellows' demonstration must feel very rnuuh dissatisfied. Whatever the Oddfellows may be ns a society I am not capable of saying, bul I am sure they have very little idea of entertaining the public, or otherwise they would have provided some kind of refreshments on tho grounds. It is not n pleasant thing, particiv larly with a family of children, to sit and watch sports without being able to supply the inner man with something. I fancy the fruit dealers round Bowral had not a very high opinion of tho success of the society or otherwise sonrio o i them would have ventured on tho grounds. It would be well before they have another demonstration to tako a lesson and make some provision fo...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
CATTLE AND SIIUEP. Rates for conveyance of cnltle (at per truck) to Homebiish ore us follow« :—From Gonlbuni, £1 4b ; Alnrulan, £3 IO3 8(1 ; Moss Valu, £2 12» ; Bowriil, £2 8b ; Mittagong, £2 6s ; PioUm, £1 10k. Rates for convoyaune of »heap (at por truck) to Homobusli are as follows :—Frtun tioiilburn, £3 13s Id ; Marulan, £3 5s 7U ; Moss Vale, £2 12s ; Bowral, £2 8s ; Mittagong, £2 6s ; I'icton, £1 10s.
DRAMATIC ENTERTAINMENT, [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
DRAMATIC ENTERTAINMENT, On Saurday ovening last, Anniversary Night, tlie members of the llosa Vale Amalour Dramatic Club gave their first publie per formante in the Oddfellows' Hull, to a large audience, numbering about two hundred, amongst whom wore a good many ladies. Tbo pieces produced were the comic dramas " Look before you Leap " and " Furnished Apartments," the former being placed on the boards first. The performers, having been introduoed to the audience by the President of the Club, Mr. .T. V. Hanrahan, the curtain rose amidst applause to an old and miserably-furnished room representing an apartment in the house of John Gnbbina eonr, aged 60, a miser, (Mr. John Byaras.) This character was sustained admirably, the make-up disfiguring the performer beyond recognition. Mr. W. Rook, as Johu Gubblna junr., aged 20, was an excellent charaoter, the mean and beggarly apparel denoting extreme meanness. The other characters were Mr. II. Richardson as Charlie Wilkins ; Mr. Harden the ...
GOLDSBROUGH'S WEEKLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
GOLDSMIOUUM'S "WEEKLY HEH)IIT. Wooi,,—The quantity ottoringcontinuos to decrease';! » find consists principally oí small lots from luto dï.i tricts, fragmonts ot clips,,.tho bulk of which has already been dealt with, oi- (lint liavetyeoii delayed in transit -and -country »Conrad. About 0500 balea have boon catalogued during ti 10 wool;, of which 5000 •havo found buyers, and fiidas.havo.bcon effected for Romo descriptions at ratos, which «how a slight advnncu. Seonrors' lots, however, hnvo not improved, tho demand being limited, and lambs' wool is most difficult' to-place satisfactorily. Lou- aiid inferior linos are also slow ot sale, but loi- anything above medium quality, frca .from . seed and burr, an improved demand is apparent, aiid prices for suoh are well niaintuinod.1 Wo quote :—Ciroasy, superior, : to lild ; medium to good,- iljd to 11 Jd ¡ average, 8&lt;1 to fld ; inferior mid faulty, Od .to 7d. : Washed fleece, . superior, > nono, oifering ; medium to good, lüd ...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
BOWRAIj post office. Mails clono for all stations North at 9.30 p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) For Kangnloon and BobertHon • 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Miiila arrive at Bowral from Kangaloon and liobertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) Hail» i.rrive fiom nil stations South at 3.30 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) From nil stations North at midnight, (Sundays excepted.) From Sydney, Parramatta, and all stations Went at 1.28 p.m., 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 oí letters, Ac., only, from 9 to 10 a.m. Telegraph Office houre from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Mails closo for all? stations south at 9.30 p.rn., (Sundays oxueptcd.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. *"
PROPOSED RAILWAY FROM MOSS VALE TO ROBERTSON. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
PROPOSED RAILWAY FROM VALE TO ROBERTSON. A DEPUTATION Consisting of residents of Kangaroo Valley, Shoalhaven, and Wild's Meadow, ncaompauicó by Messrs, Garrett, M'Court, Humphreys, Ms.L.A., waited upon tho Minister for Works on Friday Jasfc to rccomtnend that a trial survey bo made for a light lino of railway from Moss Valu to Robertson, via Yarrunga, Wild's Meadow, and Burrawang. Tho deputation prosonted a petition sotting forth that such a route would bo tho earliest means of connecting the Kangaroo Valley aud Barrongarry traf fic with the Great Southern Railway, and •would bring a much larger return from tho expenditure, and open more facilities for traffic thauthe survey which had been made for a liuo from Bowral to Robertson, Mr, Wright said that he had already received applications for about twenty dif. feront lines of railways in that part of the colony from which tho deputation had come. If that system of trial surveys was to go on and every man was to have a trial survey in...
WILLIAM INGLIS AND SON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
WITJ.ÍAX tXfU.IS AND SOX'S REPORT. Wi: ii'poit ItaviiiK soil, during (lie weak ending Jan. '25, 1881. nt Hailway Auction Mart and Stoak £al* Yards, stock'and pioiiuco nt the following quota tions:— Fut Oat tic por 100 Ib?, l-er.t quality, 23bOd l'ut Sheep, Si» G'l Milch Cows, euch, i;« 1:1 03 to £lï Sn Od Calven, larçCj onch, £1 lüg to £2 10sOd Ditto, sinnU. lás Oil to "!>% Oil l.atnliR, cneli, 10s Ort to Os Od I'¡(¡a (alive), c\lm each, 00i Od to 70s Od i Ditto, !!5s lo SOfl Oil Small porkers, l.Sn Od to 27s lid Suckers, Oh to IIa 0:1 Tiukvya, per pulí', eoeks II» Oil to 20sOd Ditlo¡ hens, 5n Oil to Oh Oil (îeese, per pair. flu Od to 7«'0&lt;1 • .Duckst, |»er jmir, ••«•Oil to 0» M • Fowls, per pair, i!a 0d to 5s lid Mittler (roll), per lli.. Cil to 18:1 . ' . . Duller (ki'¡;), j>er Ui,, 7d to l'ij.l H.voii, per lit., 7'1 to í)Ad Cheese,' por Ib., ¿til to ¡ijll ' " ; • : Fiji!*. per dozen. Hi 1 to Is Sil ; ■ • Hides, per.lb.; 2-Jd to :iAil : Shrepskins, 2Jll to Oil l'o...
MITTAGONG POLICE COURT. MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 2 February 1884
MITTAGONG POLICE COURT. Monday, January 28, 1884. Bkfore Messrs. P. R. Wilshiro, P.M., sud H. Childs, J.P. Dina Frasor was chargod with assaulting hor lmsbaud, William Frjiaer, with intontto do Iiim groivous bodily harm. .Tamos Grant Black stated : Am a legally qualified medical practitioner, residing at Mittagong ; on Sunday night, iho20th iust. I was called to the lockup, and saw William 1) inner, whom I found suffering from a lacera tod wound ou tho loft frontal bono ; the bono was froctuml ; put two stitches in tho wouud, which was about two inches long ; attended him two and a half days at tho lookup; since his dismissal I havo had occasion to put sovoral stitches iu tho wound ; which is still opon and tho j man is daugor ; tho wound may havo boon caused by some blunt instru ment. Defendant hero statod that hor husband had boon beating hor and on his following hor away from tho house to again boat her, alio throw a brick at him and thus inflicted the wound. Sho threw tho brick ...