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District Intelligence. BERRIMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
BERRIMA. . Tni! meeting of tho Mutual Improvement Society on Monday evening lust was enlivened by the debate —" Should the death of l'rince Leopold ho consider ed uufficient reason for the adjournment of the soci ety on Monday, 3lBt March ? " Mr. Taylor opened in the negative, and was supported by Messrs Sheri dan and O'llara; and opposed by Messrs. Maltin, Jackson, and Matthews. On a division being called for it was found that Mr. Taylor was defeated by 5 to 3 votes. Mr. Maltin was requested not to publish the speoehes. A meeting of parents and others was hold on Tuesday evening at tho public school to arrange for a pie-uic for tho children on Easter Monday. A goodly sum has been collected for the purpose. Tho pie-uic promises to be a success. The weather has been cold and dull all the weok. Last Sunday it rained all day without intermission, and we have had several showers since. The water holes are nearly all tilled—but the grass is very low. April 9, 8-i.
THAT BAD BOY AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
THAT BAD B 0 T A GAIN:. I guess I'vo fixed pa this timo ho ho will never touch liquor again," said the bad boy. '•I scared; him so bis bald : lioud turned-gray in a single night.' ' What in beaven Lave you dono to him now?' said, the grocory man, in astonish ment. I hope }Tou haven't done anything you will regret in after years.' - Regret ■nothing/1 said tho boy, as lie turned tho lid of'the cheese box back and look the knife and sliced off a bit of cheese' and sat down on a soap box -by. the stove. ' You see ma was annoyed tc death with : pa. -He would come home full .when she had company, and lay down an the sofa and ; snore, and lie would smell like a distillery; It hurt me to see ma cry, and I told her I'd cure pa of drinking, if she would let me. , and slie, 6aid if I would promise not to hurt pa to go ahead, and I promised not to. Then I got my chum and another boy, quito a big hoy, to help, and pais all right. We went ■ (Town to the-place where they sell arms and 'Io'ms to fo...
BERRIMA DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
BJSRRBIA DISTRICT AGRICULTU RAL SOCIETY. A committer mooting of tho abovo socicty was hold in tlio School of Arts, Bowral,. on Saturday afternoon last. Thoro were pre sent—the Hon.- John Lackey, M.L.A., pre sident, in tho chair, and Messrs. J. A. Bad gery, J. G. Morris, J. Wright, 1&lt;\ B. AVil shiro, P. L. C. Shopherd, P. J. Cordeaux, Gr. E.'Mftkin, and 0. Loseby. Cortain for mal business having been transacted, Mr. Murray A. Campbell was duly proposed and oleotorl a member of the society; and the following accounts were passed for payment —Illawarra ICercury, advertising, .£2 13a.; J. G. Morris, agent for Colonial Mutual Fire Assurranco Socioty, A'8 Is. O'l., being promium on insuranoo of the society' build ings ; and Free 1'ress, Bowral, .GO 8s. Gd., advertising and printing, Mr. Shepherd said ho would like to rcfor to one matter in connection with tho.recont show, and that was. the number of gamb ling tables that were on tho grouud. He was grieved to see that tho commit...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
THE WEATJIEIt. In referring in our last issue to the state of tho weather, wo stated that stoady rain com menced to fall on Friday (yesterday wee!:), and that at the time of our going to press there were signs of its continuance. Wo havo to record a welcome change since then and the visitation throughout this district of splendid rains. During Saturday only a small quantity fell, but the clouds were fall of promises. About five or six o'clock in the evening a steady soaking rain com menced to fall which continued all night, also during the whole of Sunday and Sun day night. At times it came down almost in torrents. On Monday and Tuesday oc casional light showers fell; and during the last two or three days the weather has been line though cloudy. Sunday's rain seemed to extend from beyond Goulburn to Sydney, and along the const; also westward to Mt. Victoria. AYe learn that at Moss Yale live or six inches have already fallen, while out Burrawang and Bobertson way tlio quantity was gr...
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. ]\fr. T. Gavrotfc, lias forwardocl us tlio following loUcv l'or publication :— Department of Public Works, railway branch, Sydlioy, April '1, 1881. Sir,—With roforcnco to your letlor of tho 21st February Inst, representing ■that it would ho n groat boon to thoso interested in tho millc traflio from Dowrul if allowed to boihI milk to Sydnoy by the train leaving tlio first-named BtiUion at n.nO a.m. on Monday, I havo tho honor to inform you that tho traffic manager reports that tlio train has now as many vehicles on as ono engine will "haul, and to comply with tho iciiucBt would necessitate tho employment o£ a tsccand engine* Tlio amount rcceivod from tho traffic would not warrant this, and I am nnablo to altor tho existing airangemonts. I am, Ac., C. A. Uoodcii.u1, coin-, miasioner for railways. ■ Tho following loLtors lrnve boon roooivocl by Miv McOourt, M.L.A. Department of Public Works, S.ydnoy, March 28. Sir,—I am directed to acknowledge tho receipt of po...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
WANTED M oUMi, a good BRiCKM AKER. A pply to W. (J.PEMBKU, Bowral. 00 WANTED at onco, a smart- intelligent LAD an apprentice to tho printing business ; ono ic.iiding in Bowral iirororred. Apply ollito of this paper. WANTED, a BOV lo make himself generally useful; must understand horses and bo (ililo to milk. Apply H. 0. ROTTON, Kldon Cottage, Bo\wal. . C8 FOR SALE, a Spring CART and HARNESS in good condition./ Apply to F. AVYL1E. Coftoli Buildor, Bowral. (ja r I lO LET, HOUSE in Bon&lt;j Bomj-strcefc, suitablo JL- for business or privato dwelling. Healthy situation. Wood and miter. C. EUNSTON, Jiowral. 05 TXTASTE PAPER, Gibs, for Is., ofllco of this v V paper. jf M M O R A Tj I 1' Y Leoluro on Immorality, by tho I» 2v. 0. Olden, in painphlot form, obtainable: at tho' ofllco of this paper; price 03. N T I C E I hereby givo notice that NO TRAFFIC will bo allowed through tho Oaklands Paddocks after the I'Hh instant, . 59 ' n. E, SOUTIIEY. THE BURROWA MILLS ART UNION.— Jill,000 ...
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY (LIMITED). [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO OPERATIVE COMPANY (Liunun). Butter, 1st, per lb., 18d to 21d „ 2nd, no demand Bacon, best Merimbula Imuc1. cured, none in markot. „ best, machine cured, 7d to 8Jd „ heavy and rough, M to Gd Hams, best Merimbuln, hand cured, none in markot „ machine cured, Sd to lOd Lard, 7d to 8d Olieese 1st, per lb., Gd to 8d „ 2nd and inferior, -Id to 5d Pigs, alive, por lb, 4d to Od Calves, each, 8s Od to 25s Od . , Hides, per lb, 3d Calf skins, each, Is to Is Gd Tallow, por ton, £28 to £32 Maize, per bushel, 5s Od to 5s 3d Hay, oaten, per ton, £5 10s to £6 10s „ lucerne, do., ;CG Os to £7 Os Od Potatoes, do., £3 10s to £1 Os Od Fowls, per pair, 3s Od to 3s 3d Pucks, do, Is Od to Is 3d Geese, do, 7s Od to 8s Od Turkeys, do, 5s Od to 10s Od . •&lt; Eggs, per dosi., 2s 3d ' , Apr.-! 10th, 1881. '
EASTER MONDAY ATTRACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
EASTER MONDAY ATTRACTIONS. At Marulan: Concert in aid of the Church of England Paisonage Fund. At Kangaroo Valley: Sftlo of fancy and useful articles in aid of the Church of Eng land parsonage fund. At Mittagong : Athletic sports during the day, and a ball in tho evening, under the auspices of the Grand United Order of Odd fellows. At Bowral: Annual picnic in connection with the Bowral Wesloyan Sabbath School. Publicmeeting in the evening iu the Wcb leyan Church. : Addresses, recitations. &c. At Moss Vale: Annual tea-meeting in connection with the Presbyterian Church on the show grounds. Concert in the even ing in the pavilion.—Athletic sports and tea rueeting in connection with the Sisters of St. Joseph.—Quadrille party in the ovening in Mr. Haurahau's large room.
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR APRIL. Kitoiien Gakoen.—For oarly crops bow peas, cab tm ;o, lottuco radish, carrots, turnips, parsnips, pars Joy, mustard—horbs of nil sorts. Sow for succes sion can I i ilower and broccoli. Collcct and storo pumpkins. Dross potato bods. Sow Windsor beans, rinnfc caulillowcr, cabba_,e, rhubarb, and asparagus— sii'awboi/y beds should bo attended to and new beds planted. OuoirAr.D.—Weed and loosen soil. Avoid deop di-» gin;; until next month. Commence planting orange, lo(|uat, and other evergreens. Fi.owiin Gaiiuhn.—llcinovo rubbish. Season for planting bulbous roots which roijuira dry ground, lie up and stake chrysanthemums; prune gorani ums: re-pot and start fuchsias ; camellias should be placed in a cool dry situation for (lowoinv.'. Com-. nisnec planting herbaceous plains of all kinds. Fihld.—Sow wheat, barloy, oats, peas, broard beans, olover, luccrno, all kinds of grass seed lor pasturo, fodder, or hay. Harvest sorghum and other millets ; preserve tho st...
The Bowral free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strice mightily, but eat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 1884. Local Intelligence. SCHOOL OF ARTS, BOWRAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
gnforal Jfrcc '|]rcss. Do us adrer.vin'rs do in lair, St rice wightiii/, bid cat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, AVRTL 12, 1881. go ni l fjnffttijycncc. SCHOOL. OF ARTS, JWWRAL. A meeting of tho committee of tllO Bowi'ftl school of arts building fund was hold in tho old building on Wednesday evening last. Thero were present—Mr. ,1. G. Morris, in the chair, and Messrs. T. W. Ilenry, J. J. Campbell, If. McKonzie, W. Hart, .T. L. Campboll, J. D, Sheriff, 0. Bennett, D. L. Boor, and the secretary, H. M. Oxley. After doaling with a bulk* of formal business, what may bo termed tho business of tho evening, at least as far as importance and public interest arc concerned, was proceeded with. This was tho further consideration of tho plan and tho consideration , of the specifications of tho proposed now building submitted by Mr. Gordon McKinnon, architect, of Parramatta. As the matter of adopting a plan has now been settled, it will 110 doubt bo of interest to many of our read ers to learn a ...
RELIGIOUS. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Easter Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
RELI&IOTJS. ■ CnUIlOII OF'ENGLAND. E-.ster Sunday. Mobs Valo, 11 a.ni;, Rev. J. II. Mullens „ 7 p.m., Uov. M. J. SpoiiL'or Sutton 1?oro»fc, B p.m., llov. J. 1).. Aln^ens •ML Anhby, 3 p.m., Rov. E. J'. Sponcor. Tho Bonn iJoni? church will bo closed for repairs, but Micro will boUivino servico ovcry Sunday morn ing and ovenin'» in St. John's, Moss Yale. l'rayor-mcocing in schoolroom, Moss Vnlo, on Saturday, at 8 p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
Boot and 8 h o e miPORIUM, M.l T T AGON G. !W. HUDSPETH, '"TN returning thanks for tlio past favors bestowed JL upon him timing the last 18 years, Liega to, .intiniato to thoVinhabitants of- Miltttgong und;sui>; v rounding district that ho lias Now Oponcd Btisiu'oss in his Now Promisos " LAEGB STOCK OF NEW GOODS, just'imported, which ho; now. oltors to . tbo Publio AT SYDNEY PllIOES; and triiBtB, by civility,and BtrietJ attention to- busk noas, to lmvo, tiio samo liberal patronugo bpsfowod apon him as hcietofoic, - , dl Boot and Shoe 1 .Emporium, BONG BONG AND' CHUltClI STREETS, BOWBAJj. ■"Wis. WAITS ilEJEGSi to inform tho inhabitants of Bowral and; surrounding distviot that ho Ims always on: , hand a huge and Ural-class aussortmont ol ; BOOTS it SHOES of the very best English and Colonial make. Alldescriptions of Boots and Snoos made to order. : . Excollonco of finish aud splondid lit 'gitarniK teed." All Hinds of ropairs executed at tho nhortost possiblo notice. • W. WAITE., Co...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
t\ x i, "BOWEAIj post office. Mails/cIoso for allstationpiNurtlvat 9,11,0. p.m;v daily (Saturdays exempted.) For Kanguloon and KolierUon 2 p'.m.Y daily, (Snndliys' excepted.) Mails amvoat-liowralrfrom? Kangaloon; and Ilobertson''at : noon;'daily; (Sundays? eseaptcd.)-1 ' ,■ ' Mails arrive- from all stations South at:(8;30 aim.,? daily,(Sundays excepted.) l'Ynm all stations sNorthv at midnight, (Sundays oxeoiitoil.);. I'Voiiiii Sydncy," Parnirriatta, anil all stations• Wost, at l;28s: p.m.;? daily, (Sundays excepted.) 1 1 Tiio'Downil Honey OrdorOllice closes at (i p.in.J.,:i Post Ollioe hours from 9 a.m. to :Gi!p.tn.,*itnd on; Sundays,' for delivery oflettors, Ao.y onlyy ftorn 9 >io* 10 a.m. ; ^ t Telegraph Oilieo hours irom^ u.m.J tou8? p.ni;;&lt; (Sundays exempted.) . • . Mails close for all stations sontlijat'9.80^ p.in.',. (Sundays oscepted.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 iU.m;,to C. 1J.U1.
PRESBYTERIAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
PHESBYTJ2KIAN. Bgv. John Evans, M.A., Minister— - Sutton Forest, at 11 • Moss Valo, at 7 Hcv. It. A. Steel, M.A., will preach at— Mifcfciigong, at 3 p.m. Bev. C. J. Mood— Knrt'jaloon, at 11 Robertson, at 3 Buirawang (Oddfellows' Hall), at 7.30.
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
WE8M3YAN. Sorvicos will bo held to-morrow as follows :— Hitta^ong, at 11, Mr. Morris at 7, Supply Bowral, ftt 11, Hcv. 0. Olrlon „ (it 7, Hov. 0. Olilon - Kangaloon, at 11, Mr. Knwnrd „ at 7.80, Mr. Gregory Uoliartson, at 2.30, Mr. Gregory Wild's Meadows, at 7, Hav. T. II. MoMichaol Moss Ynle (Oddfellows' Hall), at 8,-ltov. C. Olden. ... ■. ■
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 12 April 1884
CRICKJiT. A oi'.icket match was playod at Joadja Greek last Saturday woek, 29 th ultimo, between the toacliers of iho diKtriut ancl tbe Joadjit club ; and as will be soon by tho annexed scores, was won by tho lfittor.by 8 wickets and G runs to spare :— TEACHERS.—First Innings. J. Walls, o Thompson, b Kennedy .... 0 J. Mathews, h o w, b Kennedy. 11 J. McLonnan, retired hurl . 5 T. Henvy, c Kennedy, b Jnrvio 3 H. Lovoll, b Jul vie 0 J. Jnrvio, c Forrester, b Kennedy 8 H. Osborno, b Kennedy........ 0 J. Knopp, b Kennedy 3 W. Strong, b Jar\ io 5 ]l. Eousfield, run out 0 J. Mulhollnnd, not out 0 Sundries ................ 11 Tolal &lt;10 Seoond Innings, H. Osborno, run out : 4 J. Watts, run out 3 W. Strongo, b Kennedy 14 J. Jnrvio, o and b Kennedy G T. Henry, b Jnrvio 0 E. Bousfiold, b Jnrvio. 2 J. Mathews, b Jnrvio 1 J. Mulhollnnd, b' Jnrvio 1 J. Itnopp, not out .................. 14 H. Lovell, b Jnrvio 0 II. Eousfield, o nnd b Konnedy.. .... .. 3 Sundries !)' Total 57 JOADJA.—Fi...
Colonial & Intercolonial. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
Mn. John Caldwell, an old and much-rospcoted resident of Goulbnrn, and a prominent member of tho.Wosloyan Church, died at bis late residence last Monday night from an abscess on tho liver, A notorious gang of horso stealora from tho Snowy mountains has been successfully broken up by Senior-constable Leigh and Senior-constable Cade, of Micbola^o. Six valuable horses which woro stolen from there, and sold at Taraga, have boon recovered. Tho sculling matoh between Edward "Trickott and William Beach for tho championship of Australia and £100, was rowed off on tho usual course on the Parramatta River on Saturday afternoon, and ro sultod in an easy win for Beach by two lengths. Tho time taken was 23 minutes 17 seconds. Ah showing the depression consequent on tho drought, the savings bank deposits at Bourko havo rocontly decreased between £300 and £100 per month. The amount expended on postago stamps and tole (5 ram a has fallen &lt;10 per cent, and in tho absence of grass and food...
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR APRIL. Kitchen Gaiidkv.—For early eropH sow pons, cab bage, lottueo nuliuh, carrots, turnips, parsnips, purs Icy, mustard—herbs of all sorts. Sow for succes sion caulillower and broccoli. Collect anil nture pumpkins. Dress potato beds. Sow Windsor beans, j'lant cauliflower, cabbage, rhubarb, and asparagus— strawberry beds ohould bo attended to aud now beds planted. Onciuni).—Weed and loosen soil. Avoid deep din ning until next month. Coinmenco planting orange, loquat, and other evergreens. Klowisii Gautikn'.—Homovo rubbish. Season for ])lanting bullions roots which require dry ground. Tie up and Btoko chrysanthemums; prune gerani ums ; ro-pot and start fuchsias; camellias should be placed in a cool dry situation for (lowering. Com mence planting herbaceous plants of all kinds. Firi.d.—Sow wheat, barley, oats, peas, broard beans, clover, lucerne, all kinds of grass seed for pasturo, fodder, or hay. Harvest sorghum and other millets j prcservo tho stalks.