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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
The Free Press anil into jSMflmil §'#> BONG BONG-STREET, bowral. Tim Proprietors, in announcing tbo estab lishment of a Book anil Stationery Dopot, would respectfully solioit tho .patronago of their numerous friends, in Bowi'al unci surrounding district. Whilo admitting that wo do not yot, perhaps, perfectly under stand tho requirements of the district in tho departments roferred to, wo beg to assure oiiv enstomors that it will bo, our constant aim to keep in stock all tho artiolos usually kept: in similar establish ments. We bavo just opened a choico lot of Stationery, comprising— Envelopes, alt sizes and qualities,. from 8d per si'nglo packet or- 2s: per packet, of 25.0,, to Gd per single packot. or -Is per packet of 250 Liiroeke's best N,ote Paper- and Envelopes. Classic Note Paper and Envelopos, Original Repp. do. do.. Fancy Note—plain and goffered edges; Tho Handy Series, Box of Stationery— plain and floral Note Papers, all sizos and qualities,, from Is 8d per packet, of 5, ...
OUR CAMPBELLTOWN LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
OUR CAMPBELLTOWN LETTER. Tins aspect of tlio country about hero to-day forms a striking contrast with that prosen tep a fortnight ago, or previous to the re cent rains, On tho latter occasion there was scarcely a blado of green grass to bo soon in tlio wholo district, whilst a supply of good wator was a commotidy enjoyed only by the limited fow who had tho good sense to provido thomselvos with the means for conserving tho precious element when rain was abundant. Cattle wcro dying fast; farming operations wore at a standstill; tho supply muddy water in our local rosorvoir on which most of tho townspeople placed their solo dependence, was on tho vorgo of being exhausted ; and, altogether, thero ex isted a state of affairs paralleled only by the famous drought of 1882.' A feeling of alarm had already begun to" manifest itself in tho district, and tho ministers of religion at tho heads of tho four denominations, namely, Church of England, Roman Cath olic, rresbytorian, and Congregationa...
WASTE PLACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
WASTE PLACES. A CatjTfounian cxchango says truly:— Hardly a farm is without its wasto places and dosolato earners whero weeds grow, and heaps of rubbish are cast, aud no usoful crop is produced. Sometimes theso spots are in the corners of fonoos which meet at an acute angle, and cannot well bo ploughod nor have been lor years ; others aro about farm buildings, or in neglected lanes, or between old stacks or sheds,or whero ditches, drains, or gulches unite ; others are whero rooky knolls, or clumps of bushes, or stono heaps, or wot hollows prevent the working of the soil by tho usual farm moth ods, If a practical farmor will start out, and walk over his entire farm with tho ono idea in his mind. that ho will note every >vaste spot, though only twenty feet squaro a great stop will liavo been taken. A mail pays taxes on all the laud within his bouu dry fences ; the wasto angles and fragments are his loss, and his only. The problom is to reclaim theso waste corners. Wherever weeds wi...
ODDFELLOWS' SPORTS AT MITTAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
ODDFELLOWS' SPORTS AT MITTA GONG. Undeb tho auspices of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity, a day's sports were held at Mittagong on Easter Monday on the Fresh Pood and Ice Company's ground. The weather was beautifully fine, and the attendance was fair, although not so large as might have been. expccted under the circumstances. About noon tho Oddfellows formed them selves in procesrsion and marched to the ground, being preceded by the Mittagong Brass Baud of about fourteen performers, who played in excellent style, this being its first appearance in public. In addition to the usual games indulged in at such gather ings, a programme of athletic sports was carried out by an active committee. Fol lowing are tho rosults of tho various evonts:— Muiilen Pinto, 100 yards; first priza, 10a., scooml, r>p.—A. Ilnclaio.y, 1. Go-;is-you-i>!case for 15 minutes j prim, £1.—Jas. KoliiiiKoii. OMMIowh' llanclionp, 200 yards; prize 80s.—J. 13. Coiner, 1; J. Nichols, 2. HnnJi...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
WJ29LKYAN. Services will bo hold to-morrow ns follows Mittagong, at 11, Preacher. . at 7, Itov. C. Oldon Bowral, at 11, Bov. C. Oldon - „ nt 7, Pronchor . Kmigaloon, at 11, Mr. White : „ nt 2.30, Mr. Osborno Burrawang, at 11, Mr. Osborno. Moss Valo (Oddfellows' Hall), at 8, Bov. Olden.
ROMAN CATHOLIC SPORTS AND TEA-MEETING AT MOSS VALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
ROMAN CATHOLIC SPORTS AND TEA-MEETING AT MOSS VALE. PnnguANT to announcement tho tea-mooting and sports ia connoctioii with St. Joseph's Convent, Moss Valo, took plnco on Easter Monday on tlio plesantly-situated grounds adjoining tho convent, at tho wcstorn ond of tho town. Tho uttendanoo was very largo and numbered tully fivo hundred per sons. 'lho weather was delightfully fiuo, tho recent rains having given a green and fresh aspuct to the paddock thereby adding a charm to tho surround ings of the day. An attractive programme ot sports was presented, and tho number of competitors in tho various ovonts was largo. An active committee comprising Messrs. T. CouIon,nnd J. and S. Murphy worked assiduously throughout the day, and gavo general satiafaction in the performance of their fatiguing (iii(3 onerous dutios. Numerous gamos, such as erotjuot, cricket, rounders, etc., were a source of amusement to many, whilo admirers of the Tcrp siohoroan art, indulged at intervals in tho light fan ...
VALEDICTORY TEA-MEETING TO THE REV, R. JENNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
VALEDICTORY TEA-MEETING TO TEE REV, R.JENNINGS. On Tuesday, 1st instant, a valedictory tea meeting was given in the Marrickville Primi tive Methodist schoolroom, to the Rev. R. Jennings, who has removed to Bowral in consequence of the failure of his health. A large company were present at the tea, the tables being well served, and presided over by the ladies of the congregation. After tea an adjournment was made to the church adjoining, where a public meeting was held under the presidency of F. Alluni, Esq., who stated the object of the meeting, and spoke of the good qualities of the minister they wore losing, and tlio general regret that was felt at his necessary departure. Mr. Chas. Daley, circuit steward, on behalf of the con gregation, and Mr. H. Evans on behalf of tho trustees, expressed their appreciation of Mr. Jennings' conduct, both as a minister and a gentleman during his three years' re sidence at Marrickville, and handed to the rev. gentleman a purse of soverings sub scr...
MOSS VALE POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
MOSS VALE POLICE COURT. Wednesday, aram 1G. Befork Messrs. P. R. Wilshiro, P.M., and P. H. Throsby and G. Tato, J's.P. W. II. Riloy v. W. Comer.—Defendant was charged with making uso of obscene language in the billiard-room of the Royal Hotel, Bowral, oa the 1st instant. Mr. Galo appeared for complainant, and Mr. Niohols and Mr. Davidson for defendant, who pleaded not guilty. W. II. Riley gave particulars of the nature of tlio language alleged to liftvo boon used. Joseph G. Eastmurc deposed to having heard defendant make uso of certain ob scene language on the date in question ; ho thought it was usod in a jocular spirit. Mr. Nichols, at this stage, said that although his client did not recollect making uso of the language complained of, still as Mr. Eastmure had sworn to his having dono so, he would withdraw his plea of not guilty. Mr. Nichols addrossod the bench, and contended tiiat the billiard-room was not a public place. The bench ruled that a billiard-room was a public place. ...
BUNDANOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
BUNDANOON; At last llio drought lias broken up. Iiast Suiulny wcoh witnessed twenty-four lwurn of good steady rnin from three and n lmlf to four inohes having boon ro oorded, and over sineo tha earth has boon rofroshod by occasional sliqworn, As a rosult tho grass is springing up in all dirootions, and if King Frost will only keep away for a fow woclts, our gloomy for bodings of a disastrous winter will liavo bcou un founded. The Easter holidays—as far at Bundanopn is con cornod—passod off very quietly; on Kaslor Mon ospccially our villago was very quiet, tho bulk of tho Buudanoon folic having journoyod to Moss Valo to patronise tho' sports thoro. I hoar upwards of seventy l^Hsengors went to Moss Valo by tho njid-diiy train aloiio. Tho rago for cutting up land for salo scorns to liavo'roaohod Umidanoon at last. Mr. G. Osborno has a flno blook of land that will ho offered shortly, ami Messrs. Baker and Martin aro aloa mentioned ns probftblo sollers. The diamond-drill from tho " Old O...
CHALKERVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
CIlALKEll VILLJi. Tnu ClmlHci'viDo pnblio school hold its flrst plc-nie on Tlmrmlay'iiuit, 'April 10th. ' The day wna nil tha1 could bo dosiiud, There wua a grand muster of school ohiluron and visitors. The ohildron were ex amined in tlio prcseuco of their parents und friendsi uftiii- which lite priv.aH wore distributed, (which wcro well choaim,) ciicli child receiving a priao according to bin or her moritr,. Much praise is duo to our en dcfntigablo a ml onorgotic toaohor, who 1ms done a great work for the Ghalkerville school, as was proved 011 Thursday lust, Tor wlion wo considor that ho baa had it from its formation, whieli is 110 small under taking among a lot of untrainod children, it can bo woll said he has borno tho burden and boat of tho day. Thoro was uo lack of gamos and fun, which ■•wora participated in both by young and old. Mr. Aloxandor, who has recently cominoncod business in Mittagong, calorod for tho pie-nio in a very praise worthy manner, tho odiblos woro oxcollent,...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, MOSS VALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ANNI-' VERSARY, MOSS VALE. The annual teameoting and concort in connection with the Prosbytermn Church, Moss Vale, took placo on Easter Monday—the former in tlio pavilion on thoBorrima District Agricultural Sooicly's show ground, and the lntcor in tho oddfellows' hall. More beautiful woathor could not havo boon wishod for, all signs of rain noticoablo on tho proviouB evening having diBporsed. Tho day was of course observed as a closo holiday; and tho spring-like appearance of the woathor doubtless had tho effect of inducing largo numbors of pooplo to turn out and onjoy thorn selves. A more delightful spot than tho show j ground on which to hold a day's sport could hardly, wo think, havo been chosen. It is a pleasant dis tance from tho town, well cleared, and affords araplo i shade for those who desire to seek shelter from a warm sun. The pavilion is admirably adapted for 1 holding a toamooting in, being capable of accommo I dating at one sitting sovoral hundred p...
[?] Intelligence. BERRIMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
^wti :)!ntcUiacai£, lUillRlMA. J Trfit holidays passed, oft vcrj' ,jtilctly hero on Mon day. Tlio school bhildroi], and a good sprinkling ol parents) had ft pi'onic nt| tho " Wuttlo Grovo." The good things wcro provided liy Mr. Campbell, who gavo great satisfaction. All present soomod to enjoy themselves thoroughly. Among tho games wore— Jinsidos tho,so usually indulged in—climbing ft ropo nnd jumping for bags—Homo containing lollies, and olhera things hardly bo congenial to tho youngsters. Tho pic-nio was in overy respect successful. Nothing elso of iinportanco has transpirod sinco last issuo. April \1.
Select Poetry. THE MILKMAID'S SONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
j^clerf tlocivn. TILE MILKMAID'S SONG. Shnnio upon you, Robin, Shame upon yon, now! Kiss mo, would you, with my hands Milking tho cow ? Daisies grow again, Kingcups blow again, _ ; , And yon came and kissed mo milking the cow. Robin came behind me, Kissed mo well, I vow ; Cuff liim, could I, with my hands Milking tho cow ? Swallows fly again, Guckoos cry again, Audyon camo and kissed mo milking thooow. Corao, Robin, Robin, Como and kiss mo now; Help it, can I, with my hands Milking tho cow ? Ringdoves coo again, All.things woo again, Come behind and kiss nio milking tho cow. —1Tennyson's 44 Quoon Mary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 19 April 1884
XJCTANTED at onco, a smart intelligent LAD • W an apprentice to tho printing business ; ono residing in Bowral preferred. Apply otiice of thin paper. T OST, on 10th instant, between Mrs. Ward's 8 J find Mr. McMiclmol's, Til LIRE BOOKS in newspaper. Finder will oblige by leaving at Mr. Morris's, or Mrs. Ward's, near.railway station. 72 "BjIODjSTD, on Agricultural. Socioty's ground,- Moss JD : &lt; Vnlo, a gold BRACELET. Owner can have •samo on applying to 11. JONES, police station, Moss Vale, and paying cost of this advertisement.': 7-1 "T7TTANTED TO PURCHASE, 2 good Draught W HORSES; or could employ boy with 2 Horses to draw coal on tramway. Apply, stating particulars, to tho Manager, Erith Coal Company, Bundanoon. 73 "^^^"ASTE PAPER, 6 lbs. for Is., ollico of this A POLOGY".—I, tho undersigned, do hereby JTiL ' apologise to Mrs. B.'McGlynn, storekeeper, of Mittagoiig, for tho languago made use of by me to her and family on. tho afternoon of Monday, April 1&lt;1,188-...