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MITTAGONG LITERARY INSTITUTE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 28 February 1885
lifTAGOKS fjITEJIARTt INSTITUTE. TO THE ISMTOlt OP THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS. Sir,—"Will you kindly allow me to ask through the colmns of your paper where is the Mittrtgong Literary Institute ? Would it, not be better for it to be made public, and to be held in a place rented for the purpose, say in the temporary Presbyterian Church or the Canterbury Hall. If the committee, or other persons interested, would form it into a reading-room, now that the winter is coming on, I think it would induce many young men to go there and spend an hour or two of a night instead of frequenting the billiard room or public-house. Yoursi &c., MOBALITX, Mitfcagong, Feb. 26.
Terrific Storm at Gundagai. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 28 February 1885
Terrific Storm at Giuidagafc The Oootamundrti Iterald's Gundagai Corres pondent telegraphed on Tuesday last as fol lows The intense heat of the last few days resulted in a heavy thunderstorm yesterday at five o'clock, and lasted till seven * during which time four inches of rstin fell. Mor ley's Gireek rose at the rate of three feet an hoUr* &nd all the low lying lands were sub merged. The water Came down the hills in sheetsj and flowed through the houses m Sherid&n-streeti Mr. Archer's hotel was in a dreadful state* there being ten inches of water in the rooms on the ground floor ; the stable3 were also flooded and the horses had to be remoted to the Assembly Hall. The water-Course Oil the upper side of the street was Unable to carry off the extraor dinary rush of water and became choked, and the water flowed over the road into the houses on the lower side sleeping all loose matter against them* On the upper side of the street all back premises and yards were floode...
Primitive Methodist Church. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 28 February 1885
Primitive JdabmdisJ, Ghwch. Services to-morrew, March 1 OBovrral, at ill, Me. T. 'Knowles.; at '7, Mr. J. Stokes Jiundunoon, at 11 (farewell sermon), Rev. R. J.en ,niugs,; at !i, Mr. S. Penna
An Unpopular Institution. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 28 February 1885
An Unpopular Institution. The position of the Parramatta School of Arts is,- saiya the Cumberland Mercury, a most unenviable one, and one that is anything but creditable to Parramatta. The annual meeting has fallen through three times, twice on account of the paucity of attend ance, and on the last occasion on account Of the patriotic meeting. The clashing of this meeting with the school of arts was unavoidable under the circumstances * but tiiere can be little excuse for the lapse of the other meetings. What is the cause of this undesirable state of affairs ? Blame may (as some persons wish to make out) at tach to the managing committee; They may not have done all that they should and could have done to make the institution popular. But the school of arts is what the subscribers and townspeople have made it. Mr. Herbert Coates was no doubt right when he said at the Half-Holiday Association's dinner last week that the school of arts was not supported by employees as it should be. Th...
THE PROPOSED BAND CONTEST. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 28 February 1885
THE PROPOSED BAND CONTEST. Tb THE EDITOR OF THE BOWRAIi FREE £RESS Sir,—I notice in last week's issiie that some person* sigining himself " Music/' lias sug gested a band contest. It certainly seems that " Music " has not had much experience in bands or contests* for who ever heard of a contest lasting three days ? which seems rather a feat of endurance than skill. I would also ask "Music" what prize he thinks wouid recompense a band for the three days' playing—or is it otlly a plan to enrich the funds of the Agricultural Society? for he wishes the prize to come from public subscriptions instead of the funds of the Yours, &c.j MUSICIAN.
FACTS, FUN, & FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 28 February 1885
FACTS, Flffll, A FANCY* Hhe Ticbbofne claimant has arranged a lectfifmg fconr through America. In England and Wales there is on© medi cal practitioner to every 1562 persons. "If I cannot have the fat of the land I can take a little lean," said a tramp, as he rested his shoulder against a lamp post, It is declared by some medical men that smoking weakens the eyesight. May be it does, but just see how it strengthens the breath. When Clara was asked what she would da if a nice young gentleman would ask her hand in marriage she naively replied, " I tdon't think I?d no/' Bertha; " Grandma, is oor teef good?" Grandma: "No, darling; I've got none now, unfortunately." Bertha : " Then I'll give oo my nuts to mind till I come back." The word " dad" is pure Welsh, and is an interesting survival among us of the ancient British language. The begin ning of the Lord's Prayer in Welsh is " Ein Dad." A portion of the £200,000 left to the Royal College of Surgeons by Sir Erasmus Wilson is to be expen...
Moderate Drinking. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 28 February 1885
Moderate Drinking* The Lancet thinks that it is high time to define what moderate drinking is. It is not drinking in public-houses ; it is not drink ing on the sly; it is not drinking by itself at other than at meal times; it is not drinking to procure sleep or relieve pain. All men, and especially all women,- who do such things, are not moderate drinkers* and had better beware. A moderate drinker takes a very limited quantity once or at most twice a day* with food* such a quan tity us does not make him stupid Or eveti sleepy* such as leaves him cool and unex citecL The moderate drinker takes the lightest forms of alcohol* aiid takes even th^se with care; He knoWS the poWer of alcohol tti produce disease,- and is on the look-out for. any1 indication of harm of ex cess. We do ndt think it proved that such pei'sons become' drunkards; It is terrible, Lower,- to see how soon a dl'tmkard is made by thoughtless drinking, and liow complete is his physical destruction often before he; or pe...
ST. STEPHEN'S, MITTAGONG. Services every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. and first Sunday in the month, at 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 28 February 1885
ST. STEPHEN'S, MITTAGONG. Services every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. ; and first Sunday in the month, at 3 p.m. Colo Vale, every Sunday, at 3 p.m. Lower Mittagong, second Sunday in the month, at 3. Jellore, fourth Sunday in the month, at 3 p.m. &nbsp;
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. DOWN TRAINS FROM SYDNEY TO THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. DOWN--.TRAINS .FROM SYDNEY TO • THE • COUNTRY. Mail Teain leaves Sydney daily, Sundays excepted, at 8 p.m.; Mittagong, daily, Mondays excepted, at 12.30 a.m.; Bowral, 12.38 ; ai\d Moss Vale, 12.50. Passenger Train leaves Sydney daily, Sundays ex-. cepted, at 9 a.m.; Mittagong, '1.25 p.m.; Bowral, 1-35 ; Moss Yale, 1.47. UP teains JTBO It THE countey TO SYDNEY. Mail Teain leaves Goulburn daily at 1.10 a.m. ; Moss Vale, 2.55 ; Bowral, 3.7'', Mittagong, 3.25; arrives in Sydney at 6.40. Passenger teain leaves Goulburn daily, Sundays excepted, at 11.a.m. ; Moss Vale, 12.50 p.m.; Bow ral; 1.12; Mittagong, 1.45; arrives in Sydney at 5.20. A passenger train leaves Moss Vale every morn ing, Sundays excepted, at-7.15 ; Bowral at 7.30 ; ar rives in .Sydney at 11.30; returns from Sydney every evening, Sundays excepted, at 5.8, reaching Bowra'l at 9.18 and Moss Vale at 9.40. The tourist train leaves Sydney every Saturday at 8,30 a.m., and arrives at Mittagong at 12., Bowral a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
Birthday Cards. N Immense Variety, at the Free Press Book and Stationery Depot. To Business People & Others. 17OEMS of Notice Before Proceeding under the Small Debts Act obtainable at the Free Pres.? Oilice. Price 2d. each. . Receipt-Books. ORDINARY Receipt Books and RENT Receipt Books, each containing 100; on .sale at the Free Press Boole and Stationery Depot, Bowral, 9d. each. THE EOWEAL FREE 'PRESS is published every WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY MORNING. Subscriptions i 4s. p.er quarter in advance ; 5s: if booked. .Quarters end as follow: — March 31, June '60, September 30, Decenjber 31, at which periods only can subscribers decline, by giving a week's notice in writing direct to the office, and paying to the end of the then running quarter. Advertising :—r Advertisements are charged for at the following rate each insertion Sixpence per line up to five lines-; one inch, 3s; every additional inch, Is fjd, with a reduction of one-fourth for thirteen consecu tive insertions,...
CONDENSED ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
CONDENSED ITEMS. Bret Harte spends weeks in writing a single shoi -story. It costs £120,000 a week to run New York's citj 1 Government. '■ v Queen Victoria has granted the widow of Balfe ax I annuity of £400. Parnell will enter the contest in Dublin in the next « general elections. The restore one of the doors of Westminster Abbej has cost £12,000. It is expected that our troops will land at Saukui on the 30th March. Russia has concentrated a force of 30,000 men. south of the Caspian. There are 10,000,000 envelopes manufactured the United States every day. ' In Paris there are 150 tradesmen who deal in? nothing but old postage stamps. .* Advertisements planted in dull times bring?" forth abundant crops when business revives. The Victorian Government have placed a bat-.;'" tery of Nordenfeldt guns at the disposal of Egypt. The Australian agents-general have drawn up tt new protest against the French Hecidivisto BiH. The Colonial Federation Enabling Bill is to be introduced in the Hou...
BOWEAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
BOWEAL POST OFFICE. MaiijS .c]oge for all stations North at 9.30 p.m., daily^ 5^ (Saturdays excepted.) . ; K For Kangaloon and Eobertson 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrive at Bowral from '• Kangaloon and Eobertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) - Mails arrive from all stations.South at 3.5 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) From all stations Nort\i at 12.38 a.m. (Mondays excepted.) From Sydney, Parramatta, and all' stations West at 1.35 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 of letters, tfcc., only, from 9 to . 10 a.m. . Telegraph Office hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., (Sundays, excepted.) J Mails close for all stations south.(it 9.30 p.m., Sundays excepted.) • Government Savings Banlc open from 9 a.m. to 6. p.m.
The Bowral Free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. Wednesday, March 4,1885. LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
Do a8 adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. Wednesday, March 4,1885. wmmmaMsmmmmmmmtmmammmmmicmwiroi LOCAL BREVITIES. "Where is tlie Mittagong Literary Insti Hute 1" On this subject three correspondents ' have something to say in another column. Friday and Saturday last were quite like the rmiddle of summer ; but since then we have been experiencing weather more like the middle of ■ winter. Mr. D. Matthews, of the Maloga Aboriginal Mission, gave an interesting address to about 25 people in. the Bowral School of'Arts on Monday evening, Mr. R. Morris in the chair. On Sunday morning the Rev. C. Olden de livered a characteristic discourse in the Wes , leyan Church, Bowral, 011 the subject of the departure of the New South Wales troops to the Soudan. Last week a committee was appointed by the I 'local Wesleyan. Church to invite Mr.. Williams tp conduct evangelistic services in Bowral after ln's Sydney mission. The Wesleyan committee, •will act conjointly w...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
CATTLE AND SHEEP. Rates -for .conveyance of cattle (at per truck) to Hoinebush arp as follows :■—From Goulburn, £4 4s-; Marulan, £3 ,10s -8c!-; Moss Vfilc, £2 12s; Bowral, £2 8s ; Mittagphg,. £2 6s ; ■ Picton, £1 10s..' , - Bates for-conveyance of sheep (at per truck) to Homebush are as follows:—From Goulburn, £&,13s ' Id ; Marulan, £3 5s 7d; Moss Vale, £2 3.2s; Bowral, £2,8s ; Mittagong, £2 6a ; Picton, £1 10s. '
Crickct [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
CrickcL A. one-inning's match was played at Sutt'on Forest on Saturday last between the Bowral and Sutton Forest Cricket Clubs,. ,aud re sulted in a win for the latter chib by five wickets and two runs. Following are- the scores:— Bowral. D. Ellsmore, st: Lewry ...... 0' Norman, st Lewry ... 0 Sims, b Gough .......... 4 Brennan, c Gough, b Williams 19 A. Ellsmore, b Gough 0 F. Grove, b Lewry 1 11 0. Grove, st Lewry.i.......... 4 H. 0. llotton, e Crawley, b Lowry .... 1 W. Comer, c Lewry, b Gough ...;.... 7 Taylor,, b Gough......... ... 5-. Sundries 6 Total..................... ........ 57 Sutton Forest.. D. Lewry, b Rotton 5 R. Murning, not out .............. ... 25 Crawley,-b Norman ..... 2' T- Lewry, b A. Ellsmore ......... 1 Williams, c & b Uorman 3 W. Gough, b Norman • . 0 E. Williams, not out ..... 15» Sundries ..... . 8-&lt; Total' 59? A match will be played at Bowral on Sat urday next, 7th March, between the Bowral and Upper Mitfcagong Cricket Clubs.- The foll...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
STUDY ECONQMY. PTJRY the Bowral Boot Mart for Good Wearing X BOOTS. 20 per cent, saved by purchasing at W. G. MO 'RE'S Boot Mart, next Royal Hotel, Bowral. ' 51-1 1 Bark Days., BY HUGH .CONWAY, The sensation of the season. Free Press Book Depot, Bowral. BOWBAL-FOE SALE, "jVTEW BRICK COTTAGE, 0 rooms, with Veran _L ^1 dah round, hall, washhouse, and bath-room water laid on. 6 acres LAND ; Fruit-trees. If mile from station, fronting Merrigang-road. Also WEATHERBOARD COTTAGE detached. In quire of J. Gf. MORRIS, Bowral, or J, HODGSON on the premises. ,503 T. E. WHITLOCK, Bricklayer, Builder, and Architect, Main Road, M ITT AGON G. tSr* Letters addressed care of Mr. White. 574 PRIVATE BOARD & RESIDENCE Comfortable Home, Cleanliness, and Good Table for respectable persons. 1ST TERMS : 18s. PER WEEK. ^ Mrs. LILLEYMAN, 584 Next door to Post-office, Bowral. THE CELEBRATED WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS, The Purest Stimulant in the World. . The name of M. Moss and Go. .is on every Genuine Bottle. I...
SECTARIANISM IN MITTAGONG. TO THE EDITOR OF THIS BOWRAL FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
SECTARIANISM M MITTAGOM., TO THE EDITOR OP THIS BOWRAIi FREE' PIIESS. Sir,—Your correspondent,. " Morality," in;to-day's j issue asks for information respecting thewhereabouts of the Mittagong Literary Institute. ■ A.llow;msrf6r' hia information'and'.the public, to state that the Mi't-' tagong Literary Institute is composed of a number of resident*} in Mittagong who have met and sub scribed towards the formation of a public library ,in : Mittagong. Mr. M'Naught, our public-shool teacher; is, I believe, prime mover in the affair, and the're sult so far is the receipt of ;t!50 worth of books from the Sydney Public Library which Mr. M'Naught, acting'as librarian, takes charge of and lends to members as required. The subscription fee is 2s. 6d. per quarter. The'institufce is not yet in proper work ing -order, no suitable place at present offering asv public reading-room and library. The Presbyterian. Church, mentioned by "Morality," is too cold a' place in winter, and the Canterbury Hal...
A STRANGE OFFER. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
A STRAME OPFEK. ! No better illustration of the.character of the: t enthusiasm prevailing in the colony respect 5 ing the Soudan expedition can be given than ; that afforded by the following incident On Tuesday the minister for works met an old servant of the firm of Wright, Heaton, and .Company, who had been a driver, .and whose daughter was also employed in the service of the company. The man, who is 60 years of age, lost a leg and arm in the Crimea, and he begged to be allowedvto go to the Soudan, and on Tuesday he wrote to the Minister for works again offering his services pointing out that he had served - in the Crimea for 18 months in the' Naval Brigade, and was anxious to be em ployed as a driver of an ambulance provi sion waggon. He added that if bis services were accepted lie would pay all expenses. Mr. Wright immediately acknowledged the letter, and tendeied to the writer the • thanks of the Government, but ex plained it was not- possible to accept the offer.
THE MITTAGONG LITERAR INSTITUTE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 March 1885
THE: ffiTTAGONfl. tITEilABY IKSTMTEi TO THE EDITOR OF THE BOWIlAIi • STVEE • PIlESSi Sir )—As honorary secretary of the* Mittagong'Lite rary Institute; I have much pleasure in' inf or rain g your correspondent, "Morality," that the institute - consists at present of a lending library, of which I ; am custodian. . Want'of■ funds has hitherto: prevented the'com mittee from opening a reading-room, the v/ant of which is so'muehfelt at present. If' " Morality" will call on me it will give' me much pleasure to enrol him as a member of the liter ary institute, and to furnish- him'with- any informa tion in my possession^ J., am; A.' M'NilXJGHT Sublic Scticool, Mitt'iigoug: