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The Bowral Free Press. Do as adrerraries do in law, Strice mightily, but eat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 1884. BERRIMA DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
Uc JJoforal Jfrcc press; Do as ndverraritt da in law, Strife miyhtihj, but eat and drink an friends. SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 1884. IIERRIMA DISTRICT AGRICULTU RAL SOCIETY'S SHOW. The first show of the Berrima. District Ag ricultural, Horticultural, nud Industrial So ciety was opened at Moss Valo on Wednes day last, and closed yesterday evening. Notwithstanding the almost unprecedented dry season—no rain of any consequence having fallen in the district for many months past—the show was an unqualified success?. Beautiful warm weather prevailed during the three days, and everything op erated in favor of a large attendance, which, on the opening day, numberod about 1000, on the second day, Thursday, over 2500. and on the third day, yosterday, about 800, making a total of over 4000 during the three days. The accommodation for stock, poul try, etc., was first-class, while the largo pav ilion displayod the line art and dairy exhib its to thoir fullest advantage, (The greatest possible interest...
WIT SAVED HIM. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
WIT SAVED HOT. At a time when England was swarming with strolling players, whose moans of sub sistence were : at times questionable, and the game laws very strict, a poor player, whose luck had not. been the brightest for somo time, and who was sadly in want of a square meal, was crossing a gentleman's game preserve. A plump hare ran across his path, and the needy one saw no harm in knocking it over with a stone. He picked it up, and was about to bag it, when the gamekeeper came on the scene, and, despite all the protestations ot the poor player, he was brought bofore the nearest magistrate, and charged with a bread] of the game laws. When asked what he had to say for himself, the worthy lcnight of the sock and buskin struck a theatrical atti tude, and addressed the magistrates some what after the manner of Brutus addressing the Romans on the assassination of CtDsar, thus: Britains, hungry men, and epicures! hear me for my cause, and be silent that ye may hear; believe me for mine h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
ISOORI'OIUTION v Ijoom, Ski.v-Govf.hnmhnt.—" Wo will not entertain any motion for incorporation ; it will be timowhen purliainent pusses n Loan, Skj-,c Govkknmbnt Bjh/." Aud although ilio inhabitants! ofBowral mid .Moss Vale are determined to adhoro to thin declaration, they havo, by a I urge majority, douirled to employ Mr. A; Kittor, ■ of Argyle-strcct, Moss Yale, to do their painting and daoorating. Mr. Hitler's ability to givu unanimous natisfaction is well known throughout tho district.—Adv.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
J. B 0 II IS II T S AUCTIONEER, .BOWltAL. Saloa conducted in any part of the ctiatrict on;; reasonable terms. E N K Y C. F o ' AV L E R, LICENSED SURVEYOR, : Wishes to inform the public that;ho has com menced Jiis profession in llic Bowral (listiict, and will effect SUB-DIVISIONAL SURVEYS,* for TRANSFERS Oil AUCTION SALES.' Also, . Old Grant or Selection bouudnviea fixed and re marked or any other description of survey eavricd.out ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE. . / Ten years' experience under the Survey Department. Special Licenses under the Real Property and Mining Actc. - Roberton Purk, near Bowral.
Telegram. MOSS VALE, Friday, 7.45. p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
® .c .11 q x ii nt, MOSS VALE, Friday, 7.45.. n.ui. Tub pigoou match for a silver cup, valued | at i>10 10s., commenced ■ this afternoon on tlio Agricultural Sooiety's grounds, but i is not yot finished. It will bo decidcd to-1 morrow morning between Andrew Badgery, Hamilton .Osborne* Jn,mes Byrne, and Wm. i Wade:
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
BOWBAL POST OFFICE.. i Mails closo lor all stations, North at 9.130 p.m., daily I (Saturdays excepted.) I - For Kangnloon and Robertson. 2 ■ fdaily, I (Sundays oxcepted.) Mails arrive at. liownil frrim I Kangaloon and Bobertsou at lioon, daily,'(SuMays. i excopted.) i Mails utive from all stations South at:8."0 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) From all stations North at midnight, (Sundays oxcepted.) From. Sydney, Parmmatta, and all stations AYesfc at 1.28 p.m., daily, (Sundays oxcepted.) The Howral Monej' Order Office closes at 0 p.inl Post Ofilco hours from 9 a.m. to : 0 ■p.m.; und on Sundays, for doUiery o£ lcttors, Ac., only, fi-oin.0 to 10 a.m. Telegraph Ofliee hours fi'Oin 9 a.m. to 8 p:m., (Suudays excepted.) Mails closo for all stations south at 0.00 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to 0 p.m.- . " - ■
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
""OT ANTED at once, asmart intelligent LAB as. . ? apprentice to tho printing business. Apply at this office. ■ ' J WANTED, a General SERVANT. ; Apply to Mra. H. PAIN, Bowrul. - 28 "ANTfiD, a firsfc-olnsa BOOTMAKER. Apply : to W. WAITJD, Boot /and Shoo Emporium, Bowral. 30 rpENDERS required ;by tlio Grand United Ordor B of Oddfollows, Mittagong, for the Bight of Gate and ono Fruit-stall, to bo sont under cover to the Secretary, H. CHAPMAN, on or before tlio 29th instant. ■ ' 39 AN ENTERTAINMENT will bo given in tho School of Arts, BOWItAL, on MONDAY, Slat March, by tho Primitive Methodist Choir.— Choruses, Quartettes' Dialogues, etc., &o.—Proceeds in aid of Cireuit Fund. 40 rjIHE SYDNEY SOAP COMPANY. Manufacturers of Blue Mottled, Yellow, Carbolic and Wool-scouring Soaps. Awarded first prize, Sydnny International Exhibition, 1880. Importers of Resin, Palm Oil, Caustic Soda Silicate of Soda and every description of Soap Material. Head Office—50 Clarence-street, Sydney. Branch...
Original Poetry. GONE TO HER DOOM. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
(Dnifutiil 11 cre.fr». «»> wo gone to rer doom. On'e moro poor unfortunato gono down to her doom. Quo moro lifeless body is laid in the tomb; Ono moro wretchod sinner could 110 longer restrain— Is driven to despair by her own madden'd bruin. As sho stood .on tlio cliff, lior thoughts how they ronm'd, Sho gazed 011 tlio deep, o'er the white bil lows' foam ; Oho leap from tho roclr, there's 110 ono to SftVfi, And sho was caught in-tho crest of that cruel dark wave. Ono moro burden'd heart is free from all pain, Ono more silent tongue shall ne'er speak again; In tho bed of tho waters sho had lov'd for to lie, To be caught in the wave sho long'd for to die; No thought of her soul, there's nothing to save— No dark ovil thoughts when once in tho grave. Somo thought it mere accident—others said suicide, As sho was dashed on tho rocks by the fast flowiug tide. Ono more wearied body lias gone to its rest, Her sins sho had thrown on her own Saviour's breast; Had she but trusted Him faithfu...
Select Poetry. THE DIGGER'S BURIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
3clcrt THE DIGGER'S BURIAL. 0.7 the gory field of battle, 'Neath the dim and sulphurous sky, 'Mid the cannon's thundering rattlo, ' Bravely doth the soldier die ; 'Tis tho death, for him most glorious, When a bullet lays him low, And the battle cry victorious Tells of many a vanquished foe. Far upon the heaving ocean, Where the storm-king's in his wrath 'Mid tho■ elements emotion, Threatens all to cross tho path ; Mark your hapless vessel founder, , Gulphed beneath the greedy wave, While tho sea birds shriek around her, 'Tin the sailor's fitting grave. In the freshness of his vigour, Sea, in yonder narrow hold, Eagerly tho hardy digger Sinks in search of hidden gold ; Fathoms down his way achieving, Deep into the earth's dark womb, Foot by foot still stoutly cleaving, Digging for himself a tomb. Hark ! tho oartli gives way above him, And ialls in with deafening roar; Woe is me for those who love him, For they shall ne'er see him more. Down the sliaft his messmates calling, Listen wi...
THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN 1883. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN 1883. Reviewing the history: of the past year the Times observes:—In England on every side resounds a clamour as if the constitution were perishiug of a dry rot, or were being cast away by the most ignorant and reckless of helstiien. Never were, partisans more vituperated or fuller ot alarming prophesies. Social problems lwvo been perplexing the public mind. The American dynamite league has been parading its maliguity, however impotent. More spontaneously the nation has become suddenly awake to the existence of cancers and plague spots which its wealth has produced and appears unable to cure. Its territorial dependencies have added other topics of anxiety to aggregate fund. India has been convulsed by the Ilbert Bill, and India trade is harassed with cares of its own which necessarily arouse an echo in England. There has been a pause in the speed of Canadian progress. Radical faults have been discovered in the West India institutions. Australia has been setting...
A BREACH OF PROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
A BREACH OF PROMISE. They went in to see a lawyer—Mary Ann and her mother. : Mary Ann was embarrassed, but the old ! woman was calmness itself. When thoy spoke about a breach of pro mise case, tho lawyer asked : " What evidence liavo you got?" " Mary Ann, produco them lotters," com manded the mother. And . the girl took a cover off a basket [ and remarked that she thought G5 lotters would do to begin with. j The other G5 would be produced as soon as the case was before the court. " And outside of these letters?" queried tire lawyer. " Mary Ann, produce your diary," said [the mother. "Now turn to tho head, Pro mises, and see how many times the mar | riage was talked over. " The footing is over 120 times, answered the girl. - . ! Now turn to tho heading of Darling, and j see how many times he has applied the term ( to you. It I have figured right, the total is 254 ! times. ■ T guess you counted pretty straight, for you are good nt arithmetic. Now turn to the head, Woodbino Cottage, an...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 22 March 1884
CATTLE AND SHEEP. Rates for conveyance of cattle (at per truck), to. Homebush are as follows:— from (Golburn, £1. ,ls; Marulan, £3 10s 8d ; Moss Vale, £2 12s; bowral, £2 8s ; Mittagong, £2 6s; Picton, £1 10s. ■ Rates for conveyance of sheep. (at per truck), to Homebush are as follows :- From Golburn, (£3 13s 1d; Marulan, £3 5s 7d; Moss Vale, £2 12s; Bowral, &nbsp; £2 8s ; Mittagong, £2 6s; Picton, £1 10s. .
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 29 March 1884
317 S OEL LA NRO UR. Tiik French BibliotheipitiNationalo claims to bo the largest library in Europo, and tho number of volumos has been found, to roach tho largo total of two millions and a half. Tho manuscripts are bound in 02,000 vol umes, and the coins and medals number . 114,000. Tho library possesses, in addition, two millions of engravings, lilling 000 vol 'limos nnd &lt;1000 portfolios, Tho nucleus of tho library is said to have boon formed so far hack as tho time of Churlemaguo, but , its real origin dates from (ho roign of Charlos tho Wise, who commissioned Gilles Mullet, valet de chant lire, and an excellent scholar be sides, to mako tho first catalogue in 13G7. The late Rev. Monsignor Lynoh, Roman Catholic. Dean of Oampbelltown, Now South Wales, lias made tho following bequosts in liis will;—St. Mary's Oathodral building fund, St. Vincent's Hospital, Diocoso of Maitland, Diocoso of \rinidalo, Homo for Sick Priests, Campbulltowu Clniroh, St. Ignatius' Jesuit Colleg...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 29 March 1884
IJt H13 B 0 \Y 11 A L I' » E E rUESS and MUtagong, Burrawaiii', and Kaugaloou Advocato, Is publishod ovory . 8 A.IU.BD A Y MORNING, BUDBOmi'HONS • Sixteen Shillings (10s) a year; or 4fl porquarter of throu months, payablo in advance, It booked, £1 per year, or 5s por quarter, ■ AsvuRTiai.wo:— . - &lt; Advertisements aro charged for at the following rato each insertion :—Sixpence per lino up to fivo lines; ono inch, ,1b ; ovory additional inoh, la Gd, with a reduction of ono-fouvtli for thirteen consecu tlvo insertions, and of one-third for twonty-aix inBortions. Announcements of Births, Marriages, nnd Deaths, 83 Gd each, jobdino demutmunt Businons Cards Iland-billa Bill-heads Labols Catalogues Posting Bills Oiiculars Programmes . &o., Ao,, &o., W. AUD D. L. BEER, Proprietors. Boot and Shoe EMPORIUM, M I T T A G 0 N a. W. HUDSPETH, IN returning thanks for tho past favors bestowod upon him during the last 18 years, begs to intimate to tho inhabitants of Mittago...
The Bowral free Press. Do as adressaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 29 March 1884
£l}c ftoforal Jfccc ^rcss. Do lis adwnrtfz do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. SATURDA F, MARCH 29, 1881. Wp. liave rcuson to believe Uiftt in a very short time tenders will be invited for the erection of a School of Arts buildiug at Bowral. And such being the case, there is further reason for believing tliafc before the close of the year 1885 the inhabitants of Bowral will be the happy possessors of a building, the like of which any town in the colony might indeed be exceedingly proud of. For months past the committee has been quiefcty aud unostentatiously at work endeavouring to complete, to the entire satisfaction of the present and future in habitants of Bowral, the most important work entrusted to them, namely, tlio adop tion of a suitable plan for a building in tended to bo used as a literary institute, and a place in which public meetings and leotures might, with convenience, be held and delivered. That they have so far satis factorily accomplished their...
OUR FRIENDS' CONGRATULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 29 March 1884
OUR FRIENDS' CONGRATU LATIONS. We have now fairly launched our journal istic barque, anil are sailing along with tho brightest prospects of ultimate success iu viow. As our numerous readers may imagine, the preliminary work has been somewhat trying to us, but we have about gat rid of the heaviest of the burden, and are settling down to regular work—a monotonous plodding along that is under stood only by pressmen and editors in general, but is never even imagined by tho majority of mankind* In thus revolving to carry on the publication of the Bowral Free Press.—for cur first issue was No. 85—we considered tho profits of the venture, just, like other mortals would ; but we likowise determined that wo should throw into the concern a spirit of honor and respectability. We have received the best wishes of many personal friends,, and have also boon greatly encouraged by the congratulations of seven of our newspaper contemporaries. Thus we have ventured into the arena of literature with, t...
District Intelligence. BUNDANOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 29 March 1884
gistvict Intelligence. B UXD ANO 0 K. Saturday last was quite a gala day at tlio Kingwood Colliery works. Tin; poppot heads over the entrance to the shaft on the oilgn of the IV.mdanoon gutty having boon finished, the employees and others con nected with tbo works colcbriited the event in first class style. The works in question aro a orodit to the manager, Mr. T. Bertram, and have boon com pleted under difficulties that would have discouraged many men. The other works in connection with the mine arc being rapidly brought to a finish, and it will not bo long before tho Ringwood coal will be in the market. On Monday last a two-and-a-half-milo foot-rnee between R. Doyle and II. Doyle took place here, und was won by the formor easily. Other matches aro on tho tapis. It is gratifying to know that the Bundanoon pub lic school took one first prize at the Parraniattii Juvenile Exhibition, and several highly commended. At the Bcrrimn District Show our school was also well represented—tho li...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 29 March 1884
WKSLRTAN. Services will bo hold to-morrow as follows • Mittngong, 11 a.m., Mr. Whilo. „ 7 p.m., Dev. C. Oldon, llowral, 11 a.m., Bqv. C. Oldon, „ 7 p.m., Mr. White. Kangaloon, 11 a.m., Misa Leonard. >. 7 p.m. „ „ Robertson, 2.30. p.m., Mr. Osborne. Miss Leonard, who will preach at West Kanga loan on Sunday morning and evening, is a lady evan gelist, from America.