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PARLIAMENTARY. MITTAGONG COAL-MINING COMPANY'S RAILWAY BILL (SECOND READING). [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
PARLIAMENTARY. Mittagono Coal-mining Company's Railway Bill (Sugoki) Reading). Iu tho Legislative Assembly on Friday, 2Gth September, \ Mr. Burns moved—1" Thai; this bill be uow reacT the second time." The bill was one which had been introduced iu to tho Upper House, and the object of which had been inquired into by a solect committee. Tho object of tho bill was to enable tho pro prietors of certain coal lands' at Mittagong to construct a line from their laud to the Government railway. Thoro was at first some opposition to the bill; but as. certain amendments were tobemado in tbemoasuro, most of tho opposition to it had been with drawn. . _ • Question resolved in the affirmative ; bill read tho second timo. In Committee: Clause 1 (Authority to construct railway and connect same with Great Southern Eail way). Mr. A. G. Taylor wished to ltnow whether the bill had boon fairly considered by honor able mombers ? Had any understanding been como to about it since the.bill was last beforo t...
BERRIMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
BERMMA. Wr.ATrran—Tho nun which corauienoed last Thurs day ovcning continued thoronght Friday and Sjitar day, with slight showers oft and on since. Bain now (Wednesday evoning) scoin3 immiuont. Tlio following is the tomporaturo for tho month of September:—Avorago moan heal, C0'33 ; Mixi mum for month, 78- (on 2Hrd); Minimum for month, 21* (on 12th); Grcatost variation in 21 hours, 48- (on 2th). If appearances of blossoms go for anything wo shall have a good crop of fruit in tho forthcoming season. Sir. Webster, a new arrival hero mot with an ac cident whilst assisting in culling chaff. Ono of tlio blades of tlio outter gashed Ilia arms but not ap parently very seriously. Soma time after tho mem ber oommonced to swell and bocomo very paiufui, when it was deemed oxpediont to sec a doctor wlion it was found that orysipolasliad sot in. Tho patient is uovv progressing as favourable as can be oxpuoted. October 1. .
A DIAMOND HOLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
A DIAMOND HOLE. The diamond is a brilliant tiling, but the place it conies from is dismal enough. A traveller recently from South Africa gives an account of the diamond mine once called New Bush on account of the crowds of dia mond seekers who poured in after the first discovery. The mine is situated in the midst of a plateau, high, wide, and bai-ren, and consists of nothing more than " an on'-, ormeus hole nine acres in extent." This hole is about four hundred feet deep, and visitors seldom decoud into it on account of the dirt and danger. It is from this disagreeable aperture that the gems are brought which glitter and sparkle upon the persons of lovely women. At Penrith bread is procurable at 2.$d. for tha 21b loaf. ' £834 per ton realised in London for ore from the Lubra mine, Silverton. Out of a total of 23,339 newspapers in the world, 13,378 are printed in the English language. The chairman of the Gnndagai Progress Com mittee says that municipalities aro expensivo toys. Increa...
NOTICE TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
NOTICE TO OUR READERS. Our serial tale " Harold Netherly, or, the Game of Life," is concluded in to-day's Free Press. In next Saturday's issue we will oommenoe the publication of a new story entitled"Romance aud Reality, or, Sense and Sentiment," which, besides being considerably shorter than the tale just concluding, will be found to bo of surpassing interest. It is replete with thrilling adven tures ; the plot is smooth and agreeable; and the incidents are healthy and brilliantly described. There will bo also commenced in the first issue of Intelligence, to appear on Wednesday, 8th instant, a serial tale entitled " Daisy Latimer, or, for Love or Wealth," by a popular author whose wonderful conception of human nature is exhibited from beginning to end in a marked degree. The story is of intenso interest and abounds with exciting situations and unexpected developments. Intending subscribers should forward their names to the proprietors at onoe. Terms of subscrip tion, 6s. Gd. per an...
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. We have jnst fairly entered upon tho season when school picnics nnd excursions are tho order of tho day, and, as a necessary conse quence, the streets of Sydney are beginning to assume a more animated appearance than they have presented during the past few months. Almost every day a crowd of juven i ile excursionists may bo seen wending their way either to the railway station or tho Cir cular Quay en route for one or other of tho pleasure groundsnp the line or down the harbour, all dressed in holiday attire, and wearing that peculiar expression of satisfac tion which school children only can assume on such an occasion as that of a day's pic •nicking. The sight of so many little ones turning out to enjoy themselves inevitably recalls to ono's mind the happy days of childhood when the trials and difficulties of after life were yet unknown, and when in the simplicity of early youth no misfortune seemed greater than the schoolmaster's re proof, and no joy could surpas...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
bowral brick company. rpHE nbovo Company has for Salo X BlUCKS in any quantity. J-ho «8U1U a - allowed for Cash. M5 0. GROVE, Manager. NOTICE. AS I havo oommcnoed the oontraot of ,ll0Tr"']]"? Sohool at MOSS VALE, I find I maat remove there until ttao oontrnot is completed. ■During my temporary nlracnro from J5o^ra1',al orders for FUNERALS, Ac., can bo loft t « ] Press office, and will have the samo inimodiato attention. ^ ALIjJJRDICEi Undertaker, &o. W. R. rARROW, Caoteotbb, Joiner, Unmhitakeb, and GnsEiut, Bmu»Kn, BOWB \L. ARULAN LIME at lowest prico for Cash by tlio bag or ton. M RALPH BRIDGE, Wholosalo and Bctail Butcher, Auctioneer, and Gonorol Commission Agent, BOWRAI). . Agent for the Berrima Coal Co., (to. Sales conducted in any part of tbo Distriot. 13" All communications promptly attended to. F. W Y1I E, OoAonnoitDKit, OPPOSITE RAILWAY STATION, BOWRAL. W. bees to inform tlio inhabitants of Bowral "&lt; . and distriot tlmt, having commenced business in'Bowral...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
CATTLE AND SHEEP. Baths for conveyance of oattle fat per truck) to Homebush are as follows:—From Goulburn, £4 4a; Marulan, £3 10s 8&lt;1; Moss Vale, £2 12s; Bowral, £2 8s; Mittagong, £2 6s ; Pioton, £1 10a. Rates for conveyance of sheep (at per truok) to Homobush are as follows:—From Goulburn, £3 13s Id; Maralan, £8 5s 7d; Moss Yale, £212s j Bowral, £2 8s; Mittagong, £2 6s; Picton, £110s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
THE BQVRAL FREE PRESS Jb published every BATUBPAY MORNING, SonsoutvuoNs!—, Sixteen Shillings (10a) a year ,• or -js per quarter 0 Ihreo months, puynblo in udvnnco. K booked, £1 per yoar, or 5a per quarter. Qunrtors ond March 01, Juno 80, Soplomlior 80, Dpcotnbor 81, nt whioh periods only can subscribers dealino, by giving a ^ yrpok's notice in writing dirocfc to tiio ollico, and faying to (ho ond pf tho then running quarter, ADVEUTtBINO:— Advertisements nro oharged for nt tho following fftte each ifiaoi'tion :—Sixpence per lino np to live Juioa; ono inch, its; every additional inch, Is (id, with a loduetiou pf ouo-fo.urth far tluvteeft cousecu tivo insertions, and of ono-third for twenty-si* insertions. Announcements of Births, Marriagos, ftnd Deaths, 2s (id cach No advertisement booked ur.dcr la. Od, Advertisements Hunt to the ofllco without notifying tho number of insertions will bo continued at adver tisers' cost until an order is received to stop, Any person ordoring the inserti...
LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
LOCAL BREVITIES. iNTF.lt.iar.NCIi. New talo in next Saturday's Free Press. Athletic sports at Bundanoon noxt Sat urday. Very littlo oxciteniont over tho elections last Saturday. New Vigilance Coiumitteo held its first meeting last Monday ovoning. • Wk bopo to issuo the first copy of Intel ligence by six o'clock, p.m. next Tuosday. The recent rain has had a most bonoliaial effeot on tho pasture throughout the dis trict. Committee meoliug Agricultural Socioty at Molniyre's Hotel, Mossvale, at 8.80 p.m. to-day. I There is every prospect of the fruit crop this season boing a plentiful one in the district. ' " Vkkite " writes to say that ho will reply to tho Rev. ,T. W. Debonliam's letter in next weok's Freo,Press. At the crickoters' mooting last Monday evening twenty-five now members joined tho Bowral Cricket Club. The foundation stono of tho new Wesleyau Church at Kangaroo Valley was>laid yostor day by Mrs. A. Osborne. A quadrille party in aid of tho Bowral Brass Band, will bo hold ...
The Bowral Free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 4 October 1884
Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, hit eat and drink its friends. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1884. One of tlio resolutions passed at a reoent j sitting of the intercolonial sanitary con- j ference was that the word " Australasian" I should bo substituted for " intercolonial;" therefore let us introduce the original council with its new name. One of the Aus tralasian sanitary conference's discussions was concerning the Coolies and Chinese, who ■were cursed with that rovoltiug disease, leprosy. All the plagues of Egypt put together would not be so appalling as ft visitation of this loathsome malady. Now, " although we have heard of hordes of Mon golians in filthy dens beiug the viotims of the deadly and horrible tortures lepers suffer, yet the awful pestilence has never been communitated to Europeans. It seems that leprosy is the direot penance of disgusting and vitiated habits, arid through being highly contagious it might be caught by the cleanest and strongest person if contac...
The Bowral Free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but cat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1884. NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 11 October 1884
Do its adremtries do in law, Strive mightily, but cat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1881. NEWS AND NOTES. Agitators for a now railway station in Bow ral may not unreasonably fool a little jealous at the fact, that tho government aro eroct ing new station buildings at Juuco which, when completed, will represent an cxnun dilure of something liko .£10,000. Now, Jmieo if by nq menus as large or impor tant a town as Bowrai; but it happened this way. Origiuutyy tho Junoo station building* wore composed of weathor boards ; aud a bijj tiro, a couple of years r&lt;go, levelled th.rwhole concern to the ground. No doubt it has been ij gQod thing for t1nnee that so ' fortunate an accident occurrod. Had it not, in al! probability the old wooden tcnomcn t would still,bo remaining; and 110 present likelihood of the eyefitjou of the handsome buildings now goiug .qpf What a pity the Bowral station is built of brick ; for it seems tho govern ment are waiting for it to fall to pi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 11 October 1884
BOWRAL BRICK COMPANY, THE above Company !ms for Snlo firnt-olnss BRICKS in any (jiumtity. The usual discount nil owed lor Cash. 295 0. GROVE, Manager. NOTICE. AS I have commenced tho contract of Iho Public School at MOSS. VALE, I find that I liui^fc romovo thcro until tho contract is complotcd. . During my temporary absonco from Bowral, all orders for FUNERALS, &lt;fcc., can bo loft at tho Free Press oflico, and will have tho samo imuicdiato attention. War. ALLEKDIC1C, Undertaker, &o. W, R. FARROW, [ CAIirr.NTEll, JoiNHIl, UNDERTAKEN, AND GeNKHAIi -I3uiIiDIi«, BOWRAL. /fARULAN LIME at lowest price for Cash by tho bag or ton. W ! H. J. BRADSTOCK, CunoNOMBTEtt WWCII ,«D Cl.OCK M.\KEK, Opposite Railway Station, MOSS VALE. HJ. 33. will visit Bowral every Tuesday, and « may bo seen at Mr. Jacobie's Tailor's" Shop. Orders lotfc there during the week will receive atten tion, " 82-J RALPH BRIDGE, Wholesale and Betn.il Butcher, Auctioneer, and Goneral Commission Agent, BOWRAL...
CONDENSED ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 11 October 1884
CONDENSED ITEMS. 05,052 immigrants Arrived in the United Stales Inal month. &lt;100 lo 100 has been livid in London tljat Ilanlan will win next match. ■ Tho Frcnthought Conference strongly condemns the Hogging of criminals. : A gigantic tortoise Htiiloil to weigh over a quarter of n toil, pn, view at tho Zoologiunl UardenB. A Stato schoolmaster in Vietoria has hcen (I no J for holding divine sorviee in his Bchoobooni. ■ Hours beforo lliu Ifanlaii-T'onch r«oo, it was re ported ulpng the lilvcr Thames 'that lliaihui was beaten. 112-19 ox. of gold obtained from 107 tons of stono from-No. 1 Sqi)tli y,'i!mot Company's mino at There is a vigorous agitation going qn throughout, the cplnny of NVosteiu Australia far tlio adoption of p reapuiioiblp govpnmjoiit. ' £81)00 givun by a Now York I'rosjiytorinn ipinis tor for a trotter belonging lo MrT Vaiidorbilt. The horse's record is 2 minutes (|J scconds—tho beat jn tlio world, " ' ' ' ' ' I'Yaneis Joseph Cox, inpney-.ordor and savings b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 11 October 1884
DAVID MOFFITT, Auctioneer, Lund and Insurance .Agent, robeutson. 102 DR. W. MIDDLETON Can bo consulted daily nt Una. G hay's, Oannoniiuiiy Cottage, mittagong. 18-1 WOOD-PRESERVING- OIL Anj> Kishoskni: Tai», wiiolobnlo. J, J. RUANE, , ; Storos, Nattai. J. G. MORRIS, Auctioneer, Property Salesman, Insurance Agent, &o., &o., Opposito Railway Station, ; r bow1ul. RECEIPT BOOKS. 0RDINA1VY Receipt Books and RENT Receipt Books, oach containing 100; on sale : at tho i'Yeo Press Book and Stationery Depot, Bowral.;' i Od. each. I HENRY TAYLOR, | Auctioueor, Land, estate, and General Commission | Agent, MOSS VALE. Agent for Victoria Firo Insurance Company. JOHN WRIGHT, Auctioneer, Land and EBlalo Agent. All transactions in the above lino will rcceivo the greatest caro and attention. Address-—■ ; ■MEDICAL HALL, NATTAT. FOR SALE^ SAWN; TIMBER Stringy Bark, Box, and Bluo Gum. The best and cheapest in the district Loaded on Trucks at iHill Top. for particulars apply to J. J. RUA...
THE PROCESS OF DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 11 October 1884
tiisj vsiwuEss ^ matei. A '-'"Mi'iiHTE description of the spirit's tlapniinra tliu body was -recem-ly given by Myra Car jii'iiliU' ill a leller to Mi'. Joseph Barker. >Sho was trciitui} ^y'iiiBsiik'riHm for cx>iJu|itic liln, and soon becupio i> Jjopd clairvoyant unci eventually a seer of spiritMy mother and I havo often talked of f)r»uh and itumoi;i«!i(,y. >Shu ofto;i magnetised mu v.acK hIio ll1 health, and when 1 was in uluir. voyiiiit . hlulc-'by''Jilt assistance when spiritual sight y/.u; mypii to inc. ]3y nssjHtnncu (.Hakort) I iic Quirei) ^hu pp.wci' of 'pulling myself in Unit state withqut tbo assjsiuiii;(>'of an operator. Kliu had often requested lliiit I would, at tlio time of liar dccease, put myself in that stnio. and oavcfull.y noliee the departure of the spirit from ilie borly. lier fail ing health admonished her that her end of life was nour, but she viewed it \vith calmness, for her (.houghts \voro full of thp iifo to come, and hor'Voj^e placed an ho? '...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 11 October 1884
■ BOWRAL POST OFFICE.. Mails closo for all stations North at 9.80 p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) For Kangaloon and llobertson 2 p.m:, daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrivo at Bowral from Kangaloon and llobertson at noon, daily, (Sundays .excepted.) Mails arrive from nil stations South at 3.30 a.m., daily, (Sundays oy.cepled.) From all stations North at midnight, (Sundays excepted.) From Sydney, Parramatta, and all stations West at 1.28 p.m., daily, (Sundays ei:copted.) l'ko Bowral Money Ordor Offico closes at G p.m. Post Office liours from 9 a.m. to 0 p.m., and on; Sundays, for delivery of letters, Ac., only, from 9 to 10 a.m. Telegraph, Offico hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., (Sundays oxcepted.) Mails oloso for ull stations south at 9.30 p.m., Sundays oxcepted.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. VICTORIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 11 October 1884
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. VICTORIA AND NEW SOUTH WALES. TO TU15 EDITOR OY TUB HOWItAL lfIU313 P1U28S. !-5m,—In your issue of the 27th September last, your correspondent, Ben Bolt, com pares Victoria's (or the Cabbage Garden'),and New South Wales'- population during the |ialf year. \Vill you kindly allow a Victorian to oBex a few- l'smarlcs on the subject? GrHujijug thfl,t Now South Wales increased bev- pp^ljitiw by 26,000, what does that tiumber yunpipally consist of?; Why, a ^nougrel mixture of French, German, Eng lish, Irish, ^nd Scotch ; on the other hand, i what does. Victoria's increase of Id,000 i mean? It ru.enns (for we have no assisted ; ' immigration) that tlioy are native born, i who will do more good for a young country, t", in time to come, than ten times that nuin j; ber of an imported population.. Again, I j'. would usk Mr. Be'iijnmm Bolt which colony has the greatest amount of crime in their W midst. First and foremost upon the blaz iug scroll of illfame is New South Wa...