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CUR SYDNEY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
. ,.GUS SYDNEY LETTER. Aftuh being closo upon hyolyo months under con sideration of parliament, tlie Lund Bill—ono of the most important pieces of legislation tl\nt i*ns ever been undertaken in tlio colony—lias boon stamped \yith the approval of tliu assembly and the council, and now only awaits tho governor's assent before 'being placed on tho statuto book as ot\c of tho prin cipal laws o? tlio country, Whether tho now measure is of such a character as to justify the hopeful an ticipations of its promoters and supporters is; a question which tho future will very shortly decide ; but in any ca jo the successful piloting of suoh a com prohenairo bill through all its stages in the face of nil the difficulties whioh presented themselves is an achievement whioh will deservedly obtain for tlio SttiavtMinistry a plueo in tho history of tho,colony wliorover its annals may bo written. And now (hat the land bill 13 finally disposed of it is to be hoped that tho session will not bo brought to...
CONDENSED ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
CONDENSED ITEMS**. ■There are nearly 900 caba in Sydney. , A cattle plague ia paging in Alexandretta, Syria. ; China apends £18,000,000. annually on her army. Portugal has sent troops to quel\ a negro rising in Quillimana. Thero are 60,000. aheep. in the Kimberly district, Western Australa. London consumes on an average 115,0.00,000 gal lons of water a day. Splendid rain has fallen over Victoria, and has done an imraon=e amount of good. "It is estimated that in ten j'eara the population of New South Wales will be 1,200,000. , 2,500,000 cattle, 11,000,000 sheep, 5,000,000 pigs, annually killed for food in England. A Roman Catholic temperance orusade thorought the colony to begin on Sunday next.. The public debt of New South Wales is £30,000,000 or£33 lis. 8d. per bead of a population of 900,000. A man has been arrested in Loudon for stealing over 900 umbrellas, which were found in his posses-, sioji. The private fortune left by the late Prince of Orange is estimated to amount to 8,00...
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY, LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
COMMERCIAL. Sooth Coast an» Wkrt Cam pun Co-o.pjsitATivii Company, I^mitkiv Butter, 1st, por lb.,!)d lo la „ 2nd, no ilonwiui Dnoon, liost Merirobnbi bund cured, Oil to, 10d „ best, machine ourcrl, 8.1 to !M „ heavy and rou^h, fid to 7(i Hams, boHl Merimbiiln, hmul cured, JOd to In „ machine ourod, 8d to 10d Lard, 5d to 7'l Chcpso 1st, per lb., Gel to 8d „ 2nd (uul inferior, -id to Bd Pigs, nlive, per lb, 4rt to 5d Calves, cacb, 7s 0(1 to 40a Qd Hidos, por lb, !iil Call skins, eiteh, Is Gd Tallow, per ton, ,C2!) On to £32 Maize, per bushel, 4n 101 to 5a Od Hay, oaten, per ton, £(! XOsto £7 Ot 0.1 „ lnucrno, do., £3 iOsto £,1 Oj Od Potatoea, do., £8 Os to i!0 Os Od Fo.wla, per pair,-Is 01 lo (is Od Ducks, do, 5s 01 to Gs Od Goose, do, Os Od lo 10s OJ Turla^s, do, Oh Od to 20s Od EgtjH, por doz., Is Id to Is 3d. October 10, 1881, =
Wesleyan Church. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
Wesley an Church. Services to-morrow, Ootobor 10 :— Mittnsong, at 11, Mr. Morris ; at 7, Mr. Gregory Bowral, at 11, Kov. T. R. MoMichaol; at 7, Mr. Osborne Kangaloon, at 11, Bev. 0. Olden ; at 7, Mr. Gregory Robertson, at 2.30, Rev. C- Olden Wild's Meadow, at 7, Rev. O.1. Olden
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
"Ty/'ANTED an APPEENTICE to the Coaohlmild Vt iug businoBS. Good chance for a smart lad. Apply P. Wylie, Bowral. . 333 TENDERS BEQUIHED~ for- Brick-work (labor only). Win. Murdoch, Eiley's Hotel, Bowral. , 330 TE.NDEBS.. Required for a small job of Poncing near Bailway Station; to'bo Bont in on or bo fore THURSDAY next,: -Particulars on applica tion to, .; ■ - ■ ■ ■ • ■ h. ai. oxtiEY, ■ . 353.. . - Bowral. A. RITTER, ■PAINTEtt, GnAtNEn. DEOOIWTRIt, &0., &0., Argyle-strcct, MOSS VALE, and B.ong Bong-streot, BOWBAL. IN responso to numerous requests on behalf of my ' Bowral conotituents, I have decided.to establish A, Branch of my Bubineas at Bowral^ , in promises now occupied by the Post-office Depart ment, and desire to. atato that, after. the Cth of Octobor next, I shall open the same with a choice assortment of Paperhangings, Oils, Varnishes, Colors, ifcc., A'O. All ^order's promptly attended to, and satisfaction guaranteed. ■ > 18 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO WHOM IT MAT...
Primitive Methodist Church. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
Primitive Methodists 'Church, Services to-morrow, October 19 :— Bowral, (it 11 unci 7, Bev. B, Jennings , Bundannon, at 11, Mr. S. Penna; at 7, Mr. IIosltiijB Bingwood, at 3, Mr, D. Porlnjors
BOWRAL "INTELLIGENCE." ACROSTIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
- BO WML " INTELLIGENCE." Achostio, I .ntblmoencb, clo.ir frion'.l, is born, or will't &lt;lio in a hurry; , : 'A1 ixko it, nn.1 you will of ton lio- ' ]'} ftso l ot a ilcnl of worry : L ay out two shillings—'twill not bo L niil put-to wasto if spent an mo'. • f srnstjjioKMOtE - wilt oft contain* G ooil nows for every croiituro— E ngHah lind colonial bits, IV eu-u local and lacotiic: , ■ C omc, for a trillo purchase liio, ! ■ > :: B ncoiirago reciprocity.
The Government Railway Policy. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
The Government Railway Policy. In the Assembly on .Tuesday on tho' motion of . Mr. Dibbs that tho house go into com mittee of supply to consider the railway pro posals in connection with the loan estimates, Mr. Burns.urged the government to post pone tho .railway.'propositions to; another session, in which ho was supported by Mr. Poole, Sir Henry Parkes, Messrs. Lackey, Young, O'Connor, Vanghan,.. and H. B. Smith. Messrs. Garvan, Williamson, and Sir John Robertson were in favor, of going into committee to consider at least some of the, government proposals.' Mr. Fletcher moved his contingent motion, to the e/fact that the railway propositions of the govern should include a Hue counecting Narrabri with Walgett. Mr. Dibbs replied, contend ing that tho lino proposed by tlio govern ment was the best. The dobato was/eventu ally adjourned, and the houso adjourned un til 7 o'clock on Wednesday in order that hon. meiubors might attend the opening of tho first section of tho Illawarra railwa...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
DEATHS. SMITH.—At Murray's Flats, near Goulburn, on 9th November, 1880, after along and painful illness, Charles Smith, aged 50 years, leaving a wife and nine children to mourn their loss. SMITH.-At North Goulburn, on 9th October, 1884, after a short but painful illness, Margaret Smith, widow of the above, aged 41 years. Be- loved, mother of Mrs. H. Monk of Goulburn, &nbsp; Mrs. W. Beer of Bowral, and Mrs. A. H. Costin of Canowindra, "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord."
BIRTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884
BIRTH. &nbsp; We have received the following from a friend at one time connected with the city press:-- Birth.—On the 8th instant, at the residence of its progenitors, Messrs. W. and D. L. Beer, Bong Bong-street, Bowral, the Bowral Free Press of an intelligent child, previously christened Intelligence, plump, healthy, and well developed. Full grown at its birth though not matured; fatter than its proprietors can hope for it always to remain ; talkative, entertaining, and with a clear and pleasing delivery ; this new and cheap addition to our literary productions should find for itself many patrons in the district that claims it as its own. &nbsp;
The Farewell Address of King TAwhiao. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 October 1884
The Farewell Address oi' Kins1 'fl'ciwhisio. Tite following is the fnrowell address) of King Taw-. iiiao In his frionds in England, which ho requested Major To Whcoro (o publish. The address is as fol lows " To my dear friends who havo cherished mo and ray -companions, .unci who havo invited us with great hospitality on our roaehing this distant land. May you and your- wives and children live.' I am l'etuming to my raco and my land with tho blessing of Gad, who led wo and my friends across the grea t ocean to gee you, and to know tho thoughts of the great nation. So I am Bending you my fare-, well grooving, llwoll here in your own land, and .among your own people, and may God, who has shown mo kindness, lieep you.' Tlio kindness and love which you havo shown us and our friends will not be-lost. Wo havo seen the goodness and the peacefulnass of all tho nation with their wives and children. Oh, .my dear friends, the outcome of good noss never varies from this. See Matthew, fifth chapt...
Shocking Death. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 October 1884
SlttM'.Iriiify Dentil. A little 'girl about clovon years of ago, named Bortha Alfred wis killed in a most, horrible manner on Calais Sands recently. Tho ohild, who it appears had jiroviotisly been inkeri to witness the firing it the ranges, wandored down to tliem by itself, and managed, notwithstanding the precautions taken by tho military authorities, to got beyond tlio bound aries; Finding a shell on tho ground, she seems to have struck it on the head with a stono. Tho shell immediately exploded, projecting tho child some dis tance away and mutilating her in a horrible manner. B9U1 of her log? wero blown off, and (ho body was foiirfitlly lacerated by pieces of shall. Tho noise of the detonation attracted several persons to tho spot, and tho child wa3 taken to tho Calais Hospital where she expired.
SELECT POETRY. Somebody's Darling. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 October 1884
S .,13 L « € v P O 13'T It ¥. , Swmulyxly's I)|Hr$his>-. "Into award of,the whitewashed walls, : Whwo tho diwtl arid dying lpy, Wounded by bayonets, shoUn, and balls, Somebody's darling was borno 0110 day; Somebody's dmling so young mid w> brave, Woiujng yet on liin^alo hwuoI fnoo, Soon to.bo hidjiy (lie dust or tho grave, Lingering light of his boyhood's grace. Mulled and damp tiro I ho onrU; of gold, Kissing tho imow of Iiih fair young brow; Palo live 1,11 o lips of delicate mould, Homebody's darling is dying now ; Uaok from his lieautihil bluo-voinud brow, Uncli all tlio waves of wandering gold, Jh'ops his hands on liiii bosom now, Homebody'.1) darling is islill and cold. .Kins him. unco for somebody's sake, Murmur a prayer both soft and low, .One bright curl from its fair mates lake, They were somebody's pride, you know ■ Somebody's hand has muted there, . Was il, a mother's soft and white ? And lnivu tho lips of a sinter fair J3eon baptized in tho waves of light ? ■God kn...
DAISY LATIMER; OR, FOR LOVE OR WEALTH. CHAPTER II. (CONTINUED). [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 October 1884
3DAISY LATIMER.; Oil, Fon Lovis on "YVjcai.tii. OUAPTBH II. (CONTTNUBO). [Daisy's ho'ivl wa? aching turely when showas ush ered into Mrs. Smith's brilliant dr.nving-rboni. Kho .hud waited tor lvo, and waited in vain; ho had uover 00.1)11! ; mid the girl felt strangely lmrt when aliorcfleelcd Oil liin manner. . For a few moments :-dio hardly know who • wns there or In whom olio spoke. Then, when tho coil-' fumon cleared away, eh* Ikvuiho consoionti Unit rdic was speaking to a till!, wry Jismdsriiiio man, who wa« leiming on Iilt iv/.-iii', iiixl while flic answered in monosyllables, In:) daii; i.^hh gazod admiringly on her lovely face. Daisy oonld not Mmu»ml«T bin nnme, but s;lio was sure it wtui (lio sumo peruon whom slio had booh in ,the shop that afternoon.. "Yon will give tin a song, won't you Miss Lati mer?" asked Mis. .Smith, approaching tho pair. !' I hope'.voiir cold has ijuitn disappeared." ''TJianli you, yes ; bill, indeed 1 hud rathor not sing," pleaded Diiisy. " I n#n not ...
A Woman Flogged. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 October 1884
A lYoiytBH Flogged. On the night of the 30th of July, in Sponsor Town ship, Harrison County Ind, twenty-livo iniieii we!it of New Allmny, ti gang of twenty maskod lrion wont to tho residence of Mrs. Sallio Tipton, widow, mid, talcing her from her bud, tied her to a tree near her residence and gavo • her a most cruel boating with hickory' switches. The wretched woman fainted twice during her torturo, the miscreants rofiuscitoting ])or by throwing water upon her. Tho woman's shrieLs for mercy wero heard a quarter of a mile away by a neighbour, but. not suspecting tlio cause of thorn, and tho night being very dark, lie did not go out to investigate. After this teixiblo torture,tho men un loosed her from the tree and departed, warning her that unless sho left the neighbourhood within twonty days thoy would again visit her and inlliot stiil severer punishmont. Tho poor woman, it is said, was suspected of being unchaslo, and those alleged highlymoral citizens took this method of preservin...