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Public Debate. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
Public Debate. On Friday evening Inst tho following, ques tion was debated by the mcmbors; of the East and West Kangaloon Mutiml'Improve-' meut Socities—"Which has done and is doing tho more good for tho colony, the miner or selector Mr. Dawes occupied the chair. Mr. James Alcorn on behalf of the East Kangaloon Society, opened the dobato. i$. favour of tho minor. Mr. W. Breuning, for the West, replied in favour of selector^ About 18 members spoke. The question was decided by majority for the selector. There, was a large atteudanco of mpmbex;s,of both societies.
The Railway To Robertson. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
The Enihvay- To Itolio.itsoii. In. the.Legislative Gounsil 011 Tuesday last M;r. A. Campbell moved thutthove bo laid upon thotable, of the House copies of all pelil.ions, letters minutes, anil other papers having reference to tho. construction of a railway between B.o.wral and Bobei'tson. The, mo tion was agreed^to, Mr. Dalloy in. reply Campbell, said that the, length, of tho pro posed railway.from 13owr.il to. Eobertison was 15 miles, and, tho cost £120,192-. The length of a line from Moss Yule to ilobort • would be 1-il miles, and fclio cost £100,770.
ROMANCE AND REALITY; OR SENSE AND SENTIAIENT. CHAPTER II (CONTINUED.). [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
ROMANCE AND REALITY; on SENSE AND SENTIAIENT. CHAPTER II (CONTINUED.). While bo was speaking, the years to which ho referred were passing like a panorama be-, fore Maud's eyes, and all the kind, gentle, generous acts of this plain, unpretentious man roso upon his memory. Her mother had died when sho was little more.than an .infant, her fathor was an unprincipled -. spendthrift, destitute of all natural affection; her homo was droary, loveless, and Andrew Hamilton's visits and his little presents wero the only bright events in her existence. Her father dabbled on the Stock Exchange and iu companies, chiefly bubbles, and that was how those two incongruous men had first come, together. . Asishe grow'older sho kuew that their ■ visitor's kindness had not been confined to phil'dish. parents, that her father had borrow ed heavily of him,, that more. than, once he Jhad saved hin\ ftojn ruin and disgrace. She \?0,s.apjDie\yhptt startled whon.ono' day Mr. Wilton. informed her that Hamilton h...
NOTES of a VISIT to SOUTH AUSTRALIA. II.—ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
NOTliS of ft VISIT to SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [»Y F. 1\] II.—Adelaide. Wh arrived at Glenclg about four o'clock p.m. oil tlio 12th August having cast anchor about halt'a mile from slioro, largo sfceainors being unable to got any oloser than this.to tho wharf on account of tho shallowness of the water. A steam tug was soon at the sido of the Peshawur, and in about half au liour most of the passengers wore landed on tho Glonelg pier. Having beon satisfactorily quostionod by the customs' officer respecting the contents of onr baggage, we were al lowed to take our departures where wo pleased. Glonelg is a very pretty town of porpaps a thousand inhabitants, and con tains a number of handsome buildings, no tably tho council chambers aud litorary in stitute. I took the first'train for Adelaide, which is nearly seven miles distant, and in half an hour alighted in King William-sfc., near tho general post-oflico, in the city that is universally prouounccd to bo tho prettiost in the soutliern bemispl...
Public Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
Public- iUcetiugt. As will bo seou-'by advertisement else where a public meeting will be held i-n, tho school of arts, Bowral, this (Saturday). aftcr •noon afc three, o'clock for tho, purposq of dis cussing the question of the proposed Kail way to Robertson and of supporting, tho govorment iu their proposal to construct tho said lino from Bowral. •
Select Poetry. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
i^clcct ^cretrji. . CRICKET, In sooth !iis sweet, when summer snnshino plays Athwart the glebo with zephyr-softened rays, . To leave the city's din an I rnsli turmoil And find relief in " cricket's manly toil.!' ,'Tis swaot to stKiul and, half-cxeitel, wait Tho .twirling ball, ani hazard on our fnlo; Then see it fly as from our hardened blade _ It skiins the grass and leaves tho " field" dismayed. 'Tis sweet to grasp and bowl with roady knack The bright now ball and plan a strong attack ; 33ut sweeter still the stubborn bat to beat When (lying bails proclaim tho foe's defeat. rWlmt thousand pleasures fill the sportive mind ; ' What virtuous joy may world-worn mortals find; With what excitement anxious bosoms thrill _ : "While in the field strive fortune, pluck, and skill)
THE BOTANY TRAM MYSTMRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
• TEE BOTANY TItAM 31YSTMY. The inquest on the Botany tram mystery \yaa resumed on Wednesday-. The evidence showed clearly that deceased was n ot ou fcraged or ill-treated. The driver of the van with whom she was seen gave evidence satisfac-. torily to the effect that deceasod asked for a lift in his cart; that she got in, and he dia-: covered that sho was about to fall off tho seat, and lie put his arm around her to keep her up,.thinking she was ill. Ho pulled up at the first public house to got hor some brandy,, which was refused by tho publican, after which she got into the cart again, and he drove her to Cleveland-street whore sho got out, thanked the man, and said " Good-night." That was the last he saw of her.. His.reason for going to Kiama was that ho thought it would bo a disgrace to his mother and brothers to be mixed up with the case, as ho read in the Evening News, that the woman he had assisted had been found ravished and murdered. He was .about to get married, and retur...
DREAM ON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
PM ON. : Whilk tho mqonheams bright avo peeping Through tho ivy-curtained pane, By....their ni'ollow radiance stooping Every object in the lane With a silvery gray, . Dream on, darling 1 While thou'rt sleeping, ' Angels purb and bvjgL(t Around otaooi'thoir watch are keeping '.Through tho silent night; Then dream on . whilo you may. • Ah ! too soon will come tho wnking From tho dream of childhood's days, . &lt; Clouds tlio fan: horizon breaking . Soon will meet thy youthful gazo . Ab you wend life's way. Soon thy heart will fool tho aching That no joy can kill ov calm.; Cherished hopes tlieir leave be taking . Hopes that ncvor could bring balm > Then dream on whilo you may. Soon the hours of childhood flying, : Eroni your transient dreams you'll wake^ And the sound of sobs and sighing, > On our youthful ears will break, . As fiom day to day Xou will try—but vain the trying— . u To find thai bliss no one can know ^ . -For grief is living, joy is dying, In this woary worl...
Primitive Methodist Missionary Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
Primitive Methodist Missionary Society. An adyertsement clsowhoro announces that the annual sermons in connection with the Primitive Methodist Missionary Society will bo pronclied to-morrow (Sunday)—at Bow ral in the morning by the Rev. J. A. Fog gon, of St. Potor's, Sydney, and in the evening by tho Rev. R. Jennings; fit Bun danoon iii tho. morning, by Rev. Mr. Jen nings, and in tho evening by Rev. Mr. Fog gon. Missionary meetings will bo hold n>t Bnndnnoon on Monday evening and at Bowral on Tuesday OYGning.
MOSS VALE POLICE COUNT. WEENESDAY, October 22.. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
'MOSS-'.YALE POLICE COUNT. wednesday, October: 22i Befohe. Messrs. F. R.Wilshire; l'.Mj aud Gr. Tate and J. A. Badgery, Js.P. • It. Viles v. Cain Stubbings. Defondent was charged with having, in the composing-room of the Scrutineer office, Moss Yalo, assu.Hod plaintiff. Prom, the ev,i: dunce it appeared that plaintiff and defen dant were arguing in the Scrutineer printing office and that dol'eudant ordered Viles to clear out which the latter refused to do, ' whereupon defendant struck him a couple of blows, to show him that ho was in earnest in his request for plaintiff to. retire. Certificates of general good character were handed.in on defendant's behalf fromMessrs. R. Marshall, A. Durrcll; T. Graham, II. Taylor, W. McCourt, aud Gv 0 J'onstou, of Windsor. The bench thought that defendant usod more force than was necessary, and fined him £1 with 14s. costs, but: stated plaintiff ■should have gono, out when asked. G,. Whitehead, for using obscene language in Argyle-street.j Moss Yal...
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
SECOND DAY. The Members Gift (handicap), of 1 sov. each with 20 sovs, added; onco round. •Mr. E. Blylli's Mk c Cynvic, 3 yrs. 8 st .;.... 1 J.'V. Ilanraliftn's Handicappor, 5 yrs, 7st ..■•: 2 E. Hugho's b h Porndalo, 5 yrs, 8 st 101b .■■■•• !J Bi-owloy -Haudicfip of 8 sovs. each for starters, with 75 sovs. added ; second hors.e 10 sovs. from prize ; mile; nomination 1 spy. ' Miv'E. Blyth's blk o Cynrio, 3 yrs. 7st 'lib 1 J. V. liunruhnn's Mnorane, G yrs, 7al lib ..2 J. Turnbnll's oh m Floronoe, (i yrs, 7st 31b i) : C. Breillat's br li Mara,-1 yrs, 8st 2lb ■T. M'Alliatcr's oh g Harold, 6 yrs, 7st 91b The Ladies Mile of 1 sov. each with 25 sovs. added ; one mile. ■;■■■ This race rosulted in a walk over for Mr. Whitley's Carnation. The Handicap of 5 sovs; once round ; post entrance, 10s. 0. Nicholson's Yankee Grab bolted off the course, but won this race. Kuby Susan,, Jasper, Daisy, ami Dunbar also started.. Farewell Handicap of 1 sov.:cash with 20; sovs. added;io be handicapped on the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
PRIMITIVE METHODIST MIS SIONARY SOCIETY, fjpnn Annual Sermons in connvnUnn with llio iiIjovo will bo. picachii.l on Sunday. >\oxt p.dulwr 20th, as follows:— ' ' v Bownil, ]] ti.iii., l;v llov. .r. A. Fofigon of Si. Peters, Sydney; ' ' / .1 7 by itev*. 11. Jt;nnii>|.;R. B.undiwoon, 11 a.m., I>,yRev. .11..IcnniiifiM. : ii 7i p.m., by lie v. J. A. Foggon. ■: Tho.- Annual •• Missionary Meetings will ho held iU Biindanoon onMonday,night, utid Bownil on Tncu ilny nigh'L 'AddvoKfiqs by vnrfoim Ministers, inid .phoico ijolooUoiis o£ Sacred Mii.sin. .Spooiul oollcn ..tions at each service in aid of i\ M. Mission Fund. M/TTAGON'O. A 6;rand Concert "\Vill be hold in llin PRESBYTERIAN BUILDING, MHTAGONG, In i'.i'l of tho Funds for tho Now Presbyterian Church, On FRIDAY, 31st OCTOBER. qkv:;!AL well-known Amaicma fiom Sydney, l.~ MiKngoiiR, and llin surrounding district havo l.in !|.\ .iir md lliuir services for tliu occasion ; ami as iiiuny of thuni liavQ not yet uppeuiod bofoic ft Mitl...
Primitive Methodist Church. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
Primitive Methodist Church, Sorvicoa to-njorrow, uctoupr -411:— ]JowrtUv at 11, Jtov. .T. A. Poggnn ; nt 7, ltcv. ,H. Jennings Bmulnnoon, fit 13, Iiuv. It. Joinings j nfc 7, Jtev. ,T. .A. Foggon Ityigwood, ftfc $, Mossvr, Grioe and l}iol;inson
ROBBERY AT THE COMMERCIAL BANK, BOWRAL. OVER £50 WORTH OF SILVER PLATE STOLEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
BOBBERY AT" TRE- C^,IMEItCIAL BANK, BOWliAi;.. oveV £50. woni'ii of: Silver Plate. f?tomsn\. Some time dining Thursday-.-* night; lnot- th/j- pro mises of; the Commercial. Bunk, Bowral;.were bur glariously;'entered, and a largo quantity of silver plats and ornaments, the property of Mr. A. S. Loathes, tha mangor, worn stolon. So quietly woa •the -whole affair managed 1 hat it was not known till about seven o'clock yesterday morning that bur glars had been on tho promises. Immediately after the discovery was made Mi". Leather?, sent for. .Con stable Quinn, and in the course of a short time Henior-fiorgeant Latimer and Constable Sogers had' arrived.on tho spot. From what we can hear of tho robbery it appears that an entrance must have been effected through tho dining, room window, marks of a chisel and apparently a pocketknife being plainly noticeable in unlocking and forcing the win dow open. "When once innidr tho building access was easily obtained through all the rooms.. The. manag...
The Ringwood Colliery Works. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
The Iliiigwood Colliery Works, JIu. Robert Longmoro lias addressed the following loWor to tlio Jllawarra lUemtry :— Sir,—I noticed a very eulogistic pnnigraph in a recent issue of tho J/iusury, concerning .-the. works carried out in connection with what is known aa the llingwood Goal .mines (and callod in your article Biuulauooii). You state that tho Bmulanoon colliery works, which i^ro unequalled in tlio whole world in regard to tho novelty of their construction, were designed and comptetcd by Mr. Ber tram. So far so good. The works at tho mine entrance are simply a hoisting engine to lift tho ooal up the face of the cliff.. Such an arrangement may be seen in. hundreds of places, and U junt passable and 110 more. J3ut of the remainder of tho work from tho mine to the Government railway, about l?r miles from tho mine, as much can't be. eaid, for search all New South Wales and yon will not And such a wretched pieco of work. There is a viaduct about half a ni.ilo in leugtli, built pil...
Wesl[?] Church. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 25 October 1884
1Vfi.x1.MHtn- dhltVflh. Sorvicofl tp-incm'ow, Oclolior 2(!:— MiUnffong, at 11, Proiiclici-.) at 7, Supply llowrnl, at H ancl 7. Hcv. 0. Otrtcn Kiinynlopn, at 11, My. AVliito; at 7, Mr. WulsJi JlobcrtHon, at 7, Sir. While Mobs Vftlo (OJilfuUows' Jfall), nt. 3, ]W. 0. Oltfon itna friend?,