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Arson at Bargo. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
Arson at HJarg.o.. ; At the Groulburn Quarter Sessions last Wed nesday, before the Honor Judge McFarlaud, Daniel McNamara was charged with ma liciously setting fire to a stable situated at Bargo. The case as stated by the crown prosecutor was that defendant had slept in the building in question and had left a fire alight which set the manger on. fire. His , Honor here stated that he thought 110 jury could convict the prisoner in. such a case. The jury without retiring gave'a verdict of not guiltyancl prisoner was discharged..
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR MAJROH. [Writ,ten by an experienced gardener .ex ■> , pressly for the lioivral Free Press.] . Kitchen Gabden.—This is without excep tion one of the busiest iponths in the year in this district. For .be it remembered that autumn and winter are fast approaching, and if you'wish to get -your kitchen garden weil stocked you must do so quickly. Sow, a good bed of the following seeds—shorthorn, car rot, hollow crown parsnip, white stone tur nip or golden ball, English drumhead cab bage, savory cabbage, St.".John's Day cab bage, ox-lieart cabbage, and early York cab bage ; also Brussel's sprouts, winter spinach, beet root., garlick, eschalots, onions, and ^Spanish leeks. "Plant out celery and, cabbage, of every description ; also cauliflower, onions, and leeks. Sweedish turnips Avill, if trans planted, bear good if not better than those kept in the bod. It is not too late for an . other sowing of French beans and .early sun rise dwarf peas. Sow a good bed.of pars...
THE NATIONALITIES OF THE SOUDAN CONTINGENT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
THE NATIONALITIES OF THE SOUDAN CONTINGENT. A friend of ours, who has n. taste for statistics, has' compiled the following interesting table of nation alities comprising the New South Wales- 'Contingent to the Soudan, according to the published names Of native born Cornstalks there are ISO—by far the largese proportion of the little army; next comes old England, with 1G0 Ireland follows a long way be hind, with'SO ; Scotland with 41; Yictovia with 21; New Zealand with 10 ,' little Tasmania-with 5; Can ada, with 4; South Australia, the Cape- of Good Hope, and India, have 2 each ; Queensland and Cey lon,- 1 each; and foreign countries" ■ contribute 18— the total-being 492. New South Wales aiid England supply: over two thirds of,the fulbnumber. —Balhurst' •Times;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
WASTE TAPER, 6 lbs. .for Is., office -of ithis paper. CHURCH OF ENGLAND Hymn and Prayer Books ; .Wesley's Hymns, and Sanliey's Hymns with Music. Ail the Free Press Ofiice, Bowral. DAVID MOFFITT, Auctioneer, Land and Insurance Agent, ROBERTSON. 102 J. G. MORRIS, Auctioneer, Property Salesman, Insurance Agent, etc., ifcc., 'Opposite Railway Station, BOWRAL. HENRY TAYLOR, Auctioneer, Land, Estate, and. General Commission Agent, MOSS YALE. Agent for Victoria Fire Insurance Company. JOHN WRIGHT, Auctioneer, Land ,and Estate Agent. • ' All transactions in the above line will .receive-the greatest care and attention. Address— MEDICAL HALL, NATTAI. BOWRAL BRICK COMPANY. rr\HE above Company, has !for Sa'le .first-class JL BRICKS in any (juantity. The usual discount allowed for Cash. 295 C. GROVE, Manager. C. PRIOR. Saddler . and Harness Maker, . Bong Bong-street (near the post-.offioe), BOWRAL. LL kinds of work executed with speed and excellence of finish. 165 A. P. DUPBEZ, Baker, -Confectio...
USE OF WORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
USB OF WORDS. A well educated person who possesses a college sheepskin, reads his Bible,' his Shakespeare, and' the daily papers, seldom-uses more than 3000" or 4000 words in actual conversation. Accurate think ers and close reasoners, who avoid vague and gene ral expressions, and wait until they find a-word that exactly fits their meaning, employ a larger stock; and eloquent speakers may rise to a command of 10,000; Shakespeare, who displayed' a greaiev va riety of expression, than probably .any;- '•vratSc&L any language, produced all his plays with- about' 13,000 words. Milton's works are built up.with 8000; and the Old Testament says all that it hajJ to say with 5462. In the English language there are, all told, 70,000 words.
HEALTH FALLACIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
HEALTH FALLACIES, A,.writer in Lippincott's Magazine : thinks that .the health of tli^s people .would :be .brought up to a better condition it they' were educated out ,of .the lollowing"' falla- • cies:— ■ The idea.that cold .baths are health in; winter and dangerous ip midsummer. That rain :wal)er is more wholesome than" vhard" water. r That bedrooms must,]be heated in ,cokV .weather. v-v^y?' That the misery of everlasting scrubbing and soap-suds vapers is .compep-sated by the. comfort of lucid intervals. That a sick .room must be kept fhermeti ..cally closed. ■ > That it pays to save foul air for the.sake'1 of its warmth. That " draughts" are morbific agen-* ci$s. » • That catarrhs .are due to low ;temper ture. , ' ; That even at midsummer children,;must" be sent to bed.at sunset, when the air begins to get pleasant. That an after dinner nap ..pannot qlo .any harm. That the sanitary .conditions .of the air ; can -be improved by the fetor of carbolic acid. That there .is any ben...
HOW RAILWAYS USED TO BE MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
-7':i 'V" •' • •• "-r '• :1'; HOW RAILWAYS USED TO BE MADE. .OoNCEUNiNG the construction of the Otepopo ^tunnel,- the Oamaru Mail tolls "a little story .that deserves reproduction. The engineer of the work had committed a grave error in' his calculations. Piercing had been car ried on to a very considerable extent' at both ends, when it was suddenly discovered by a -more capable „ or expert engineer than if the ■Avoric wore completed as originally planned the holes at both ends: would notmeet. The >mistake was' rectified on paper, and tenders. -were invited for the completion of the work in the revised form. The contractor evident ly knowing better than the Govern ment ■what he was about, tendered at a figure that .wonld leave him a .handsome margin* af profit. There ..were other tenderslqwer thap his, the lowest of .which was about to be accepted. Then came the tug of war. The,contracter gave tlie Government, to un derstand that they, could do what they liked, but he meant, to g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
J, JACOB IE, ^Practical Cutter and Tailor, . B E R RIM "A , EGS.to announce that he.-will, on,application by letter, ATTEND GENTLEMEN at their o\vn .residence, with upwards of 400 PATTERNS of the VERY BEST MATERIALS; and being now in a more comfortoble position, willi no expenseJtwhatever, is thus enabled to GIVE HIS CUSTOMERS THE BENEFIT of the high rents and other expenses BY REDUCING THE PRICES of .all Garment*. Will "Visit Bowral Regularly Every Wednesday, from 1 till 2 o'clock. ; SUITS TO MEASURE FROM £3 : : : : : : TROUSERS FROM 15s. N.B.—Goods taken in return for Orders from Storekeepers and Tradesmen. \ "■ " : '■ ' 'V v . '' ' ' ■'■■■ ■ 515 Bowral Casli Tailoring E stablisliment. WILLIAMS 'Tailor, &'e_. , -O—T-r LOOK AT THIS: : Some people can -do all their own•••wnrk,,but'T. WILLIAMS .the-Tailor HAS TO EMPLOY HANDS.. —r O-xr The question is asked—"-How is' it .that T.W. does such a trade.-? " • r.The> answer is simply this—-" The Material he keeps is good, the Wo...
CHOOSING HUSBANDS AND WIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 21 March 1885
Of one tiling girls may be sure, and that is, that young men who make t-he best sons and brothers will- also . make the best bus bands. And young men may be equally' sure tliat those girls .who are the best daugh-: .ters,and sisters, will also as a rule be the best wives. If a young man, before he is . mar ried, is destitute of those affections and prin- ■ ciples which come out in filial obedience, fraternal courtesy,; and a controlling sense of duty, he-will be equally destitute of them after he is married. The mere fact of wed lock" will not change the fundamental prin ciples of his nature. He will be essentially the same human being after marriage—or, at least, after the honeymoon—that he was before it. The same principles hold true with regard to women. She who is selfish and vain and idle and deceitful as a girl will be pretty apt to be the'curso of the man who marries her. While the girl who is dutiful to her parents, and industrious and unsel fish aud truthful, will be almost...
THE EMPEROR OF GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
THE EMPEROR OF GERMANY. It-is not unreasonable that the royalty of lEurope should gather to the celebration of jthe 89tli birthday of Kaiser- Wilhehri. His prolonged existence should be a cause of congratulation and of _ consolation. to them all. He has seen two presidents of the Ameri can Republic assassinated, and more'crown ed heads than can now be counted in Europe attacked, and in many cases with fatal effect, : He has lived through, the times of the fierc | est revolution the world has ever seen, and j ever since he assumed the crown he has iu !' sisted'upon "the right Divine of kings," and : has trodden down all sedition and rebellion,. , or even desire of a broader charter of popti i lar liberty, without compromise, and often , without mercy. He has been threatened with death by-many parties, on. many occas sions, and has been twice attacked, and once wounded;' Also he has-: fought."' He took part in the campaigns of -1813 and 1815 against France, and in every war Germany ha...
ROBERTSON. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
ROBESON, Last Saturday' week was quite a gala day here among the children. Mr. Allen (the new teacher) arid Mrs. Allen got tip a first-rate treat for the child ren.- The funds wvere raised by subscription. About one hundred persotis, big and little, assembled, and engaged in all kind's of sports. With a bright day overhead, and plenty to eat and drink, the party enjoyed themselves thoroughly, and hope Mr. and Mrs. Allen will- be here to get up another treat in a year's time: A very pleasing ceremony took place at Yarrawa, about four miles from here, a few dayp ago. It was the presentation of a handsome writing-desk to Mr: Jarvie, our public school teacher, who has rcecntly. gained a higher classification by means of examina tion. Sir. Jarvie' has been with us about a year, and h'e has done his work thoroughly. He has at tended well to his duties, and taken pains to teach the young men who have left school. In addition to this, he has succeeded in attaching-to himself the : parents a...
West Camden District Troop of Light Cavalry. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
: ^ _______ ' W©st Oit'siMleia S&istk°ic4 Troop of. SiijyPii V ■ .''Cavalry. ' . : Me. J. A. M.ackay, of Oaklands, Mittagong, . has met with considerable success in his energetic attempt to inaugurate the forma tion' of a troop of Light" Cavalry in the West Camden District. This part of. the colony is, without doubt,' eminently adapted to the' reception of such a movement,-as-it-is, .gener ally speaking, a riding community, and, would be able, from its proximity to Syd ney and the coast, either to mass its men .with'■■the main body of defence forces, within two or three hours, or use them with speed in helping to repel foreign descents on our 'shores to the south. • &lt; Mr. Mackay >lias drawn his recruits from all the country side, and has thus had so large a choice open to\ him -as to be able to forward the necessary application to jtlie J acting Colonial Secre tary, containing, the' names of fifty one strapping fellows, young and active men, good riders, and. w...
Public Park for Bowral. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
Public Park for Bowral. On Saturday afternoon last a public meeting was held in the school of arts, Bowral, for the purpose of discussing the generous offer of S. Hordern,-Esq., of Retford Park, of ten acres of land for the purpose of a recre ation ground and public park for Bowral. The meeting was convened by Mr. J. L. Campbell, as that gentleman was the recipi ent of Mr. Hordern's letter in which the of fer was made. About thirty persons were present,-and the meeting was fairly repre sentative of all classes in Bowral. Mr.- 0. Grove was voted to the chair and read the advertisement convening the meeting. Mr. J. L. Campbell was asked to act'as secretary which he ldndly consented to do. The chairman read Mr. Hordern's letter which contained, in addition to the offer of ten acres of land for the purpose named, a request for particulars as to whether the public of Bowral would fence in the land, and how much money they would be pre pared to spend, on it in the way of improve ments. Mr...
Section 3.—Swine. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
Scction 3.—Swine. Boar (long-bodied), first prize 20s, G. Sewell, • Moss Vale ; second 10s, J. Wallis, Mittagong Sow (long-bodied), first 20s, J. Wallis, Mittagong ; second 10s, G. P. Gilbert, Moss Vale Boar (short-bodied), llrst 20s, Win. Alston, Moss J Vale; second 10s, G. Miller, Goulburn Sow (short-bodied), first 20s, Ghas. Bennett, Sutton ' Forest; second 10s,' G. Sewell, Moss Vale Sow (any breed with litter), first 20s, G. Sewell; only exhibit Fat Pig (any breed), prize 10s, • G. Sewell ; only ex hibit.
Section 22—Special Prizes. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
Section 8®—Special Prizes'. 'Ciass 1 Cow, giving the greatest quantity of milk to be milked at, or about, 4 p.m. on first day or show, before committee or; wboever . they majr appoint,-and be judged on the fol lowing morning. . (Special by H. E. Kater, Esq., £3 8s.) Won by «Tas. Cullen,. Moss ' • Vale. 2 Collection of Vegetables, grown by exhibitor. ' (Special by IL E. Kater| Esq., £3 3s.) Won by C. Bauer, Kangalo'on. 5 Opossum-skin Rug,, made in the Berrima district. (Special by IL E. Kater, Esq;, £2 2s.) Won byWm. Fleeton, Moss Vale. T.Graham, highly commended. 4 Dairy Cow, any breed, to be milked dry the even ing before the show is opened, and for two successive evenings at the show before the committee, or whoever they may appoint, and the milk weighed. (Special by R. P. Riohardson,EsqM£5.), Wonby'Jas, Cullen, Moss Vale. ■' 5'Wheat, not less than 3 bushels; district grown and by exhibitor. (Special by E. Carter, Esq., £1 Is.) Won by Geo. Eudge, Bowral. (3 Oats, not less than 3 b...
Section 4.—Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
Section 4.—Sheep*. Coarse-wool Ram, first 20s; T. Ferguson, Wingello ; second 10s, A; Osborne, Mosfc Vale Coarse-wool Ewe, first 20s, G. Sewell;- Moss Vale second 10s, Morrice, Moss Vale" 4'Fat Sheep (cross-bred);, first 20s, T. Ferguson, i Wingello; second 10s; W. Morrice, Moss Vale ;4'Fat Sheep (merinos),, first 20s, T. Ferguson ; 1 second 10s, "YV.-Morrice ;
Section 21—Manufactures and Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
Sccifci©iii ;iM' Miseellaiicqiis.-' . Collection of Horsealioos, 10s ;■ W. Wade', Moss "Vale. Short Horse, 10s ; W. Wade. . . 51bs.- Strained Honey,' 5s and 2s 6d 6. Bauer, Ivan galocm. Honey in comb, 5s Chtis. Bennett, Sntton Forest. Twtf Loaves' Honie-mjide'Bread, 15s,' 10s, and.5s ; J. Graham', 1; D. Bresnahan, Burrawang, 2 ; Amelia Momsort', Bandanoon, 8. *_ ' Building Brides', not less tlian 30, 10s; W. Pember, Bow ml, 1. Jas. .McDonald, Moss Yale, . highly, commended.' Specimens of Coal, Coke, Shale, and other minerals,1 103 Edwin Maguire, kangaroo Valley.' NOT OLASSEi). For' Galvanized Ironwork, H. Aifcken, Bowral, was recommended a prize., For Tinsmi,h" and Ironwork, .T. Martin, Moss Vale, was recommended a prize. 1 For iced Cake, A. P. Duprez, Bowral, was highly commended.
Section 5—Poultry. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
SbcCion 5—Pbiiltry.' Except'wliere stated; the first prize"is 7/0, second'5s., Cochin China cook and hen; S. A'. Stephen, Burra dooj.-l'; W. Pipgott, Bowral, 2' Brahma Pootra cock-and hen ; • the' judges'' did not .. consider any exhibit worthy 'of-.a- prize.' Spanish cock and hen, W. Piggott; Bowral, r;: no' second given . Game cock-and hen,-W.'Piggott 1; , no second given -Bantam cock and. hen, first 5s, Mrs.-M.-Roberts,' Moss Vale ;• no second given Pail' of any breed, W. Piggott X;: A. E-.- Mason,. Bnrrawang, 2 , Pair Aylesbury Ducks,'heaviest—G. P. Gilbert, Moss I Vale, 1 W. McKenisie, Wild's'Meadow, 2 • Pair Bouen- Ducks, heaviest—G. R.-Nichols,; Moss; Vale,'1; no second given Pair Muscovy Ducks, heaviest—no entries showir Pair Turkeys, heaviest—JY T. Hayteiy Burrawang, 1; Jas; Graham, Burrawang, 2, Pair Geese, heaviest—J. Lackey, > Moss Vale, . 1-; G; s T. Riley, Mittagong, 2
Section 20—Jams, Preserves, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 25 March 1885
Sc'etioii SO—JainiSs Preserves, Collection, of Jams and Preserves, 20s, 10b, ancl 5s ; A. D. Badgeiy, Sutton Forest, 1S'. Corrie, Colo Yale, 2 ; Jos. AYallis, Mittagorig, 3. Collection of Pickles, 7s 6cl snd 5S ; S.-Corrie,-1Av D. Badger,y, '2/