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Bowral Vigilance Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
Howr.il Vigilance Committee. Tim usiml fortnightly mooting of tlic Bowral Vigilance Committee was held last Monday evening in the old school of arts, when the following members woro present:—Messrs. J. Or. Morris (chairnnvn), George, Oxley, Grove, Loseby, Hodgson, Farrow, J.Piggott, Clunker, and Osborne (secretary).. A loiter from the commissioner for railways to Mi". T. Garrett, M.L.A.t having rel'erenco to im provements at tho Bowral railway station, was read by the secretary. The lotter stated that plans for tho contemplated additions and improvemoftta had been prepared, and wero now under consideration. A note, attached to. the letter by Ml'- Garrett, \yajs as follows;— " In conversation with tlwv commissioner ho in torniud mo tiiiiti'S.qpO will bo spont upon new station buildiii(is forthwith, but that it wiip not intended to spend anything upon thu (,'ood.s shod, wliioll ho eon aulors ampin. far piescnt purposes."' Considerable ' discussion ou.suod on tho lacl; of accommodation...
DARING BANK ROBBERY NEAR MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
DARING BANK. KOJIBEKI NEAR MEL BOURNE. Last Wednesday morning, at a.quarter to 10> o'clock adiiciug t'obboi'y was perpetrated at the, National Bank, SimpHon^s-rond.EaHtGolling w.ood, The office is merely a. receiving-; house.: No money is. kept there,.but each* morning a supply for the day's require ments; its obtained- from tho Richmond), brunch. In accordance with, the custom,. Mr. Humphries,, the manager,, and: Mr.. Bradslmw, clerk, w.ent from, the Richmond establishment in the morning,with, £1000,. and on. entering the building- they were at tacked by. three maskod men,, and overawed;, with revolvers,, one of the desporadoes. brandishing acrowbar. Tho officers were. compelled- to, surrender,. and: were warned; not to cry out. on, pain, of; being shot, audi when they r.osi&ted the intruders threw. theoii down, and strapped: their- hands behind! their backs.. Humphries had, a. revolver, in, his Inieagt pocket, and, it was taken from him. The men then took- the money fro...
Postponement of Public School. Treat. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
Postponement of Public School. Treat.. In. coascquencc of thd general breaking-up of; the public schools for the midwinter va : cation, on, Friday next, instead of. the 'following Friday, as was till a few days ago &lt;expocted,thp treat which it was.intended.to igive- thq- youngsters attending the Bowral ; school will not—much, to, the mortification | of the oliildren—take place at present as : w,as. annoujuoed in our last issue. Therea ; son. of. this. is. on account of there being in sufficient time between the date on which jMjr. H'enry received notification, of the al i teued day of. closiug and next Friday week ;to organise the picnic. The concert, also, ;which- had been-announccd to be given next i Wednesday in order to raise the necessary jftinds. to.defray the cost of the picnic has 'lik.ow.isQ been postponed.. Mr. Henry in ;forms. us. that in all probability he will make ;arrangements to givo tho children their • treat at the csloso of the first quarter after i the...
MITIAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
AIlTTACiOKCi, From our Correspondent " Jim," So, we are to have weekly produce sales, &o. Judging from the present state of. affairs, this .innovation, does not promise to.be very, successfulbut there is. no telling, for every, new thing attiacts, and Mittagong is really n wonderful, place for fostering business, people. It is a puzzle to me how, half the trading, portion, exist.. The appearance of, the main street shows how. strongly they muster; which, if the population, were in proportion, is as it should bebut,, aids !. it is not so. My humble opinion is that store keeping in particular is. sadly, .over-done,. One proof of ihis, and a very tolling ouo too,, ijj, that, this.genus, with, but lew exceptions, never keep the public: holidays. Whether it is that lliey have Shy lock, propensities, .or no pleasures and occupations but the every day life, I cannot say ;tbut it appears to ' Jitn.' the only thing that would, nmko tlieBO. toil: crs target their counters for a day wo...
Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
AccUScnt, ; On Friday last a very painful aociilcnt hap ■ pened: Sutton I^orpst t.o Mr.. John, Webb, ■ carter,, of Moss Yale. It appears that Mr. ; Webb, liad draw.u a load of coal from tlio : railway station. for Mrs. JjMsmoro,. and ; w.liilst emptying it by raisiug tho shafts, it not being a tip dray, tho weight of tho coal in; the forepart of;tho dray—increased by a portion, falling out at the back—was too great for,- Webb to. manage,, and in exerting himself he slipped under the. shafts which fell on his right leg with such violence as :to break tho bone juat abov.o the ankle. Dr. Madden attended Webb. as. soon as possible, and did all that wfto required to ensure ns speedy a recovery as. tho circumstances will allow.
Mr. Hordern's Bowral Park Offer. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
Mr. Ilonlcrn'.s Bowral Park Offer. A runuc meeting was Lie 1,(1, in tlio- old sohoolot avis on Thursday ovoning to con sider a communication from Miv Hordorn relativo. to his odor of ft public park for Bow ral. Mi'. 0. B.ennott took tlio chair, and the following gentlemen were presont :-r Messrs. J. Hodgson, J. L. Campbell, W. J. Osborn.e, 3,. Cole, F. 1). Sawkins, Dawes, Stovonson, and Son mini. After tlio minutes, of tlio previous meeting bad' boon road and •confirmed, the lion. seo. was called upon to' read, Mr. Ilordem's, last letter us follows Sydney, May l'Jtli, 1885, Dear Sir,—Your letter of ltbp. llth instant ia. bp foro'mo, and in'reply thereto 1, Himpty desiro to re peat the substance of that which I have said before, viz.—J'hat it is my fixed determination not to con vey tbe land until thoso whom yon represent are in • a position to fence it in, and turn it into a park, as intondqd by mp.. \Vi.th regard to the amount re quited for this purpose, I do not feel Hint I am a ■...
Wrestling. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
Wrestling. About thirty spectators assembled in tlie Canterbury Hall, Mittagong, last Saturday evoniug, to witness a wrestling,and scratch pulling match for £20 between S. Smith, fireman of the locomotive department at Goulburn, and W. Bunker* of the railway Hying gang at Mittagong. Smith defeated B.upker in the wrostliug. match,, while Bun kov oame off victorious iu the scratch-pull ing luatoh,.^
CONDENSED ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
CONDENSED ITEMS.. A sculling race is shortly to. be arranged! between Matterson and. Clifford.. The English Derby, was won, by Melton,, Paradox second, and Royal Hamilton, third.. The' minister- for. niinos has. definitely, abandpned; the remainder, of: his. westerns tour. The Victorian. Racing Glub has refused to. accept the nomiiiatiou: of, Welcome Jack, for. UleiMjelbourne Cup.. , Victoria is constructing a weit on the Gonlburn River, from, which. G2;000, acres; of Ittud will, btuptit under,irrigation.. Flavelle Bros.,jewellers,.haye bought the premises occupied by them, having 22ft. frontage to.Goorge-st., fyr £20,000,.or ov.er. £1)00. per foot. The. International' Hotel,. King-street,, Sydney, lias been sold for £80,800, A. small, blpclc, of: land in O.'Conjieli-street realised. .±'200 per foot. Mi\ Ivos was. elected for. St.. Leonards; last Thursday by a majority of 800 over Mr. MaMahon. The opposition, candidate,, Hurley, only polled 200. A piece of gold-, weighing fifteen-0z...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
Birthday Cards. I i If Immense Variety, at the Free Prsss Boole lf\_' and Stationery Dopot. To Business People & Others., IjlORMS'.of Notice Boforo Proceeding undter thai Small Debts Act obtainable ut the Free Frei« . Office. Price 2d.'eaoli. ^Receipt Books. ORDINARY Beepipt Books and RENT Keeelpl ,■ Boots, cach containing 100; on salo nt tha Free-Press Book and Stationery Depot, BoirraU 9d. each; THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS is published every WEDNESDAY A SATURDAY MOHNINO. BonsoniPTioMH:—.' Ah. per qnartor' in advance; 5b. if hooked,' .Quartern end as .follow: — March 31; June;30, September 30,' Dcceml>er 31, ^t which, poripdi .only can subscribers deoline, by giving a week's notice in writing direct to the office, and paying t* ; the ond of the thon running quarter. (■Advbbtisino:— , . -Advertisements are.charged for nt the folloirffcj rate each insertion:—Sixpence per lino up'to lines; one inch, 3s; every additional ineh/ls :Ci,: with areduction of one-fourth for thirteen con...
Berrima Police Court. TUESDAY, JUNE 9. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
Bcrrima Police Court. Tuesday, June 9. Bjifohe Mr. P. R- Wilshiro, P.M. David Jack, in custody on rem nil J, was clitii'fejod with unlawfully and carnally know ing his own >'aughter, a girl above the ago of ten and under the ago of sixteen years. I'lw deposition of Constable,4obu Lyster WiMpvs takyn on 20tii May, wiy^ ead as fol LmVs: Fivtn information leceiveii I proceeded to Jividjo. Cieuk, nrtested the prisoner, and ch>.-Kt'ci liim, with ihe offence ; ho made 110 u^'y at the, time, but some time afterwards, lie srtid lie was not guilty ; Jiu stateu lliut liis daughter, IsaoelF.t Jack, would bo six '•«H yoavs. old ou May dill. X saw the gill w Do \»ns in bed with, u baby ; be tola ina nis w.if» was dead. Isabella. Jack deposed I rosi-le at, Joadjn, Cieuk; I was sixteen jcius ola on ILo i'c urth of last mouth; tlid pna^uer now uofore the ouurt is my fathu.r; we vesid; logether at Joadj.a Creek; lam nut married; 1 gave Vu'th to a baby uu-eo weeks ago last Sunday,. May 17th ; W...
Bowral Free Press. [?] [?] adrersuries do in law. S[?]rive mightily but eat and drink as friends. Wednesday, June 10,1885. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
' . c $olur:il Jfrec fjrcss. ihii rrkuritu do in law, mightily, &«t eat and &lt;fr»ty&lt; as friend*. iVcdnesday, June 10,1885'. ■■It oOtiK'liu'it'a happens in. the anv\nl» of the political v.Mi'l'l that ft country of minor im ■ jjortanco "is suddenly thrust into undue prominonnc,'fHifc of fill proportion to its in herent rnorii^, owing lo the internatioual &lt;" disputes mi'! misunderstandings of two grout powerft; '-vi a particularly striking example ol Lijiti phenomenon counnaijds universal at teutiou ufc tho prosont moment; Had it not boon for tliu aggvesRive policy cf'! Russia; ber insatiable tliir«t for now; pos sessions in Central Asia,, ivncl her flxod de term inn lion to forco her way through all obstructions ■ to tho very- threshold of 'the Indian. Empire, Afghanistan would • neveriiitvo occupied the conspieuous'position wliich nmiiiLains in tho history, of the nineteenth century. ( li ia hevon'd all contradiction that the disnosir-ion- and'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
1 Cui Bono? For the good ofhurnanity, smarting under the pains of indigestion and dyspepsia, heart burn, rheumatism, gout, gravel, inflammation of the ' bladder, and irritability of the kidneys, loss of appetite, , general debility, impairment of tho main organ of tho body, W.ulfe'B Schnapps is the best remedial agent kno\yn.. Always ask for Wolfo's Schnapps. ' —Adv..
West Camden Mounted Infantry Corps. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 June 1885
Tfcsl CiM«(Icn Infantry Corps. A, nu.hkuousi-iY- attondod and onthusiitstic meeting was held iu the old school of arts, liowrjil, on Saturday afternoon, for tho pur poso of enrolling thoso. who had signified their intention of joining th.o a.bp.yo-namoil corps, which has been accepted by the government. "" m M.r, F. R;. Wilshire, P.M., who> took the chui,Vi briefly explained the objocts for which th&lt;? yvoptf.ng had been callod, and said that in the Qvont of war \ye sliould havt to. rely greatly upon our own resources,, and, there fore,, tho present movement should- meet with cordial support anc\ Qucouragompul. After commenting upon tho popularity cropped, by ijonding tho contingent to. the Soudau, and tho ilutlcringreport of General i Graham. as to their military carriage and discipline, lie concluded-by iusisting- that wo should show ourselves, more at home, in a cavalry corps than iu any other branch ol tho seryico. Mr. Kenneth Macltay read letters from Messrs. T. Ga...
THE MYRTLEMORE TRAGEDY. WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THE BOWRAL FREE PARSS. CHAPTER XI—CONTINUEED [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 13 June 1885
THE MYRTLEMORE TRAGEDY. lty Ada Goldsby. W.urriN Evi'i'.EJar.v I'oit tiik T) nviur, F»kk Pnim. CIIAPTHll XI.—CONTINUE!"*. Immboiateia aflor breakfast on the following morning Sorgoant Fatimor repaired to Myvtlomoro Ilouso to lay his suspicions bo fore Mr. Mayno, and aitLisfy liiinsolf as to whether there was possibly any thing in them worthy of moro serious reflection. It was a cold bleak morning for tho closo of summor, and during tho previous night * vory hoavy ruin had fullon. When tho ser geant arrived at tho houso everything scorned unusually quiet, which he at onco attributed fco tho gloom and dullnoss of tho day. lie oponed tho kitchen door and found tho ser vant rapt in nilouco. Thoro was a good firo burning in tho grate, and tho gonial oflicor approached it to warm his hands and feet, Tho sorvant, who was resting hor arms on tho side-board and looking distractedly out of tho window, scorned to tako no notico of tho ontranco into licr domains of aii indivi dual without first...
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND. WEST CAMDEN CO-OPERATIVE, COMPANY, LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 13 June 1885
C O M M E R C I A L.. Sodih Coast and. West Camdbk Co-opmiiiivh, Company. Limited.. Butter, 1st, per lb., 2s.. , Bacon, best Merimbula hand cured, Oil to lid „ best, machine cured, 7&lt;1 to 8tl „ heavy and rough, 5d to Oil . Hams, host Merimbnla, hand cured, lOd to 1M' . „ machine cured, tfd to 10d. Lard-, 6d to Sd Cheese 1st, per lb., Cd to 7d : „ 2nd' and inferior, 4d to 6d ' Pigs, alive, por lb, 4 Jd to Gd i Calves, ench, 8h Od to 20a. Hides, per lb, 3d Calf skins, well, Is (id • Tnltow, por ton, £21. 0s to £25' 10> Maisui, per bushel, 2s lid to 8s Id Hay, oaten, per ton, £5 10». to £G, I „ lucerne, do., £4 lOs.to £5 fig; Potatoes, da., £3 to £4 Fowls, per pair, 3s to 8s Od Ducks, do, 4s to 4s Gd ■ ■' ■ Geese, do, 7s 0d'to.8s Od ... . Tnrkeya, do, 6b Od to 10» Oct Eggs, pqr doss.,,2s . ; . , ' June'6, 188&.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 13 June 1885
A NIOE Light Single-seated Buggy nnd Pony /V ' for HIRE. Apply to W. SMITH, Fre3 Prasi Oftice, Bowrnl. GaiURCn OP ENGLAND Hymn arid" Prayer > Books; Wesley's Hymns, ami Sankey's Hymns with-Music. At tlio Free Press Office,'Bowral. Birthday Cards. N Immense Variety, at tho Frea Pr9s« Book . ' and Stationery Dopot. . To Business; People & Others. 1J10RMS of: Notice Before Proccoding; under tb« / - SmallDebts Aet obtainable at tho Free Pram Office. Price 2d. each. Receipt Books, r^RBINAJlY Ttcceipt Books find RENT Reeaipl V/-, Books, cacli containing 100; on sale at tin Free Press Book and Stationery Depot, Bowrtl. S)d. each. ' ' ' THE FREE PRESS CIRCULATING; LIBRARY, . Bono Bono-sthket, Bpweal. Open daily from 9 a. in. till C. p. in. ;■ Soturdays till 10 p.m.' ' " Entrance Fee—Is. Thon. 3d. oaoh for ovory fresh book. All subscriptions payable in advance. ' ; * ' The library "contains over GOO volumes,- comprising works of romance, soienoe, biography; ; (Printed catalogues, ...