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CURRENT EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
€ II IfKE Wlv E VENTS; Small-pox is spreading at it most alarming into in Sydney. ' Edouard llomonyi, the celebrated Hungarian violinist, visits Ooulburn next wcclt where he gives two recitals. •The Englishmen won tho matoh : against; Farra niatta by nine wickets, and inocecded to Grafton on Saturday night., - Tho Customs returns for the pant eleven months show an iucrcaso of £'257,250 on tho. corresponding period of last. year. In Ohio there is one divorce to every seven mar riages. The other six couples are probably boarding with their purents. Tho Hon. .Tames Mc73ain has been electod presi dent of the Legislative Assembly in Victoria, in the room of tlio late Sir "William Mitchell. A boy named Joseph Askew, residing with his parents at Marriclcvillo, was accidentally drowned while bathing with another boy in a waterhole.. A man named Simon Carey, of Botany, whilst driving a" cart loaded with heavy stones, fell bit tho cart, and it passed over his body, smashing his chest. Ho died...
(OUR PRIZE STORY.) ETHEL GARLAND; OR, UNDYING LOVE. (WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS.) CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
(OB/R 'PKJZE STOKY.) ETHEL. GARLAND; on, UximxG Lo.vh, 11 .V ALU G 0 L I) S !>. Y. rWTTKJ? JiXPHICSSLY FOirTIIi: Bowit.vr. Fubk Phbss.) 01IAL»TEn VI. .Tack II.wman was a lino .young follow, n native of I'arrnnmtta, New South Wales, and between nine teen and twenty yours of ago at tlio time ho me now referring to. I to hutl spoilt the first uixicon yours of hislifo in his uativo town with his parents, and ha I received a very good education at a privalo school. His fathor was a carpeutor by trado and ha 1 ft small business of his own in Parranialta which ho dis posed of in IB 18 an 1 removed with his family to Melbourne, and - a year or two afterwards wont to. Sandhurst, leaving Jack in Melbourne, where he ob tained employment as olerk in a largo general store, and where ho remained till he left for tliogold dig gings with Fred Mildmay in 1851. From a conversation previously recordod between Jack Hayinan and Prod Itildiiiay the reader Will presume thoiforiuer to havo been a well-i...
SHOCKING TRAGEDY AT JERILDERIE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
SHOGKiNCi TliACrliDY AT ,IEIUI;l>IiUlIi. A iioRitinrji tragedy occurred, at JeriMei\o last Saturday evening, whoa Ll 10 wife of ii j 115:111 employed ill scrubbing land' got a pair of' shears mid cut her child's. throat, then with a small axe chopped its head com pletely off and also threatened to kill tho othor children, and thoii ran, away.. When her husband returned from worlc, he saw the ghastly sight,." She was afterwards seen by a boundary rider, whom she told of the mur der. Ho at oiioo galloped off to ascertain the truth of the statement, and tho same ui^'ht F.imrch was made for the woman, and she was found hanging behind a bush fenco. It is supposed Eh.e committed the deed in a sudden fit of insanity.
CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
ClIAlVrER- VII. " Hitkii ! Listen ! Don't move nil inch or they might hear lis ami suspcet something. I'll tell you all pre sently." The npeal>er was » Ioiir, pale-faced man with a] low forehead, sunken eyes, and n, nut-.C'i'able-lookiiijj I cotintcnnncc in whieh the most distant cbsorver of i human nature could not iaii to detect a large pvopor- i lion of the crimiual and villain. His companion, to whom the words in thu pre- i vious sotilcnec worn addressed, was possessed of an i appearancc uiiually uiiatlraotive. ...The time-was nearly midnight, and the two men referred to were outside the tent of l'Yed Mildniay and Jack jinymnn. There was a light burning on the table inside tho tent, and thu two occupants were engaged in serious conversation which riveted the attention of Iho wretches -who were listening outside with fhi>ir ears to a hole in (he canvas at wimt was being said. (to 1)1! CONTINUED.)
The Bowral Free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but cat and drink as friends. Wednesday, December 3, 1884. MITTAGONG POLICE COURT. Monday, December 1. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
Do, fin adversaries do in taw, Strive mig/Uily, but cat and drink as friends. MITT AG OX G POLICE COUllT. Monday, December, 1. Before Messrs. F. 11. Wilsliiro, P.M., and II. piiildd, J.P. Samuel Boberts v. Owen O'Ncil.—Plain till claimed £1 7b. Oil. for goods sold and delivered. Defendant did not appear. Plaintiff proved the service of summons on defendant's wife on the '22nd instant. ' . ' yerdiet for plaintiff for full amount and lis. costs. "William Hudspeth, for a breach of the Public In struction Act, b,v neglecting to send Edwin Armfield (of..whom'defendant iK the guardian) to school the required' number of days during the half year, was lined os. and'(is. (id. costs ot court. ; Mark' Whatman, for neglcoting to send liis daughter Sarah to school as the law compels, was fined 10s. and Da. costs. Larqncy.—John Lister, a young man about twenty-one years of age, whs charged with the laveucy of a quantity ol shop goods, tho property of John'iiuanc. i- Constable Waters deposed that ...
Primitive Methodist Band of Hope. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
I "Primitive Methodist Kami of Mope. I'm: first meeting in connection with tlio roeontly ostablishcd Hand of IIopo in eoinicetion with tho Frimitivo Methodist Cbnrcli, tlowrul, was held in J the church on Monday evening last ; and il must have been 110 lens assuring tlinn gratifying to bo pro motors or organisers (o Boutin attendance of no fewer than fifty pewins. Tho iiioeling opened with do votionnl oxercises, nfter which the president, tho Iiov. 1!. Jennings, delivered a powerful niul eloquent oppening address in the course of whioh lie made an urgent appeal for everyone to interest themselves in tho temperance movement; and pictured in lan guage glowing and forcible tho effects of intemperauco on society, Tho eveiiing'sprogramnio comprised tlio followingsong,'Mr. Tanisitt; address, Mr. S. Frost; song, Miss A. Horton : song, Mr. .T. Parker; I dnot, Mrs. .Stokes and Miss Horton ; recitation, Master Isnao Edwards; nnd song, Mr. 11. Frost. At the close of the meeting about forty per...
BERRIMA DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
BEltRTMA DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY The monthly, mooting of the committee of the above socicty. was held in the scliool of arts, Bowrul, last Monday afternoon. The chair whs occupied by P.L. C. Shepherd, E?q., J.P, vice-president,, and' there were present besides Messrs l'\ It. Wilsbiro, W. McGourt, K. II. Dadgcry, J. Jjoseby, J. G-. Morris, J. Wiight, J. Piggolt, W. 1''. IJrenning, H. Childs, Hnyter, and tho secretary, T Graham. 'j'be minutes of the' previous meeting were read and cpntirme.'l. and Messrs. H. 13. Vnughan, T. B. Durham, H. \V. Edwards, and 10. Taylor were elected members of tlio society. Three tenders were opened for tho construction of an underground tank on the society's show ground at Moss Vale. On the motion of Messrs. Wilshire and Loseby the tender of James McDonald, £30, was accepted. .; In rc2>ly to a question the secretary slated -Hint ho had already applied for tho government's uncon ditional grant of £125 to tho society; and before tho qnd of the year...
LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
I&lt;&lt;J1&lt;P41L KHEYITIES. Takmston versus Godfrey. -BownAE Cricket Club meeting to-mprrow evening. Colo Y'ale- orickot ground wants improv ing biully. | A debating society- has been formed at I Burrawang. Bowkal, versus Colo Vale last Saturday— a drawn match. A Primitive Methodist Band, of: Hope lias beomformed in Bowral. CoNour.T at Kangaloon to-morrow evon ing; also. Gospel Temperance address by Mr. T. Booth,. The,tender of J. P. Lawyer.lms been ac cepted by the government for repairs in con nection with Burrawang public . school; amount &lt;?f tender, .£75. Miss Leonard, the American evangelist, commenced a series of!special services in the Wesley an Church, Ynss, last Sunday morn ing, when the edifice was crowded to excess by mombers of every religious denomination in town. 'Irai paper war- over the Robertson rail way question still continues in the columns of the IJurrawtdKj Herald. In every issue sin'co the recent public meeting, at Burra w...
Bowral Literary & Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
Botvral Literary & Deliating Society. Within six weeks of its existence the members of theBpwral Literary and Debating Society have under taken, tojprovide an evening's entertainment and in struction,by.holding a mock trial. This will com prise the business' of the society's meeting on Friday evening next in the school of arts building, the ad mission, to which will be free. We understand the preliminary arrangements have been well worked up, and a pleasent evening may be expected: The plaintiff in. the case, Miss Clarice Tarleton, seeks to rcoovev from the defendant Mr. Francis .Godfrey (Mr. AV. BecrJ tho sum of £1000 for a breach of pro mise of marriage. Mr. John Hodgson will officiate as Judge. The plaintiff will be defended by Mr. D. Ii. Beer; and Mr. A Ritter will appear for tho de fendant. "Witnesses'and other officers have been arranged for, and some fun is expected.
Mittagong Wesleyan Band of Hope. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
Mktugotig,* Wcslcyan RjuuI of BIopc, Tin: monthly meeting was hold last Thursday, mid was well ttUomied, the Hey. C. Olilon presiding, Tim chairman remarked that Christmas wns approach ing, nr\il hoped 'that many would sign the pledgo beforo 1 ]nit time, as n happy Christmas could well bo 6poi)t without intoxicating drinlc. A goodly number of recitations were given. Four young people sang " My llnppy Homo." A reading was also given. The chairman presented four pictures to four little girls who lwd taken part in the juvcuilo missionary locating tho previous month,
Despatch of Mails for the United Kingdom. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
Despatch of Mnils for the United It in^tfoui. IjEXTUita, liowRpnpora, ])iicl(cls, »to., intended for dcnpatoh to tho United Kingdom, may bo pustod at tho JJowral i>osl-ofiieo up to 'JMO p.m. 011 tho follow ing dates:—1 Thursday, Deo. J—por Mesangeriaa Mavitimos via llavseilles Wednesday, Dcc. 10—per Orient Mcnmoi' Tuesday, Dec. 1(5—;-cr 1'. iV 0. Klesmiuv Wednesday, Doc. 21—per Orient steamer Tuesday, i)ee. 30—per I'. & 0. ntcnnier.
CRIMINAL LIBEL ACTION. PARKES v. WEBB. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
CRIMINAL LIHEL ACTION. Pakkes v. Wr.nn. Tiik Central' Criminal ''Court was well attended last Friday morning on iho resumption of Iho hear ing of the criiniiml libel nation instituted by tlio Queen against William : Webb,' publisher of tho Cainpbelltown Herald. Ilis Honor Mr.. Justice Faueett occupicd llio bench. Mr. W. J. Foster again appeared to prosecute for the Crown, assisted by Mr. Maciiaughton, instruotod by Mr. &lt;1...Williams nnd■'Mr.' M'Lauglilin. Sir. llultonvorth, with Mr. Hanbury Havics, instructed by Mr. llaynes, appeared for dofondant. Tlie jury after being locked up all night were brought into tlio court at 10 o'clock and announced that there was no prospect of their agreeing, thoy being divided in tlio proportion of 10 to 2. His Honor: Is llioro anything I can explain? The foreman: I do not think so. your honor noth ing can bring us together. His Honor: Woll then, gentlemen, ns tliero is no possibility of your agreoing I shall discharge you, tliankiiig ymi ...
DAISY LATIMER; OR, FOR LOVE OR WELATH. CHAPTER IV. (CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
DAISY LATIMER; on, tfoii Lovu on WuAi/rii, OlMl'TUll IV. (OONTINUBD.) Jvo's strango conduct had wonndod ; gontlo heart. Sho liopocl to lmvo hoard lum from Mrs. Bobbins ; but though \yroto; frequently, tho old landlady nov responded. Poor Daisy! She little know of the strict survoillunco kept over her letters, and guessed riot that her cousin and Lady Mori . taguo woro bound in u ortiol schorno destroy nil her hopes of happinoss by irial i»g hor a wrecthcd wife, married for monoy. ; So timo: wont on, and then Lady Moil tftgue, undor pretext of lotting tlio girl " tho world," but iu reality by Sir Philip wish to break all ciianeo of intoreourso bo tween Daisy nnd hor old frionds, wont abroad. Tkoy wintered in Homo, spont the ensuing Hummer among tho dark pine forosts aud still mountains tarns of Austria nn&lt;l then returning to Rome, passed sooond wintor undor tho walls of tho Eternal City. "You shall bo presontod this soason said Lady Montague to hor charge, as they sat togo...
CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
OHAl'TEU V, " Tliou art roso.lincd from (Ho cold, And meant verily to hold Earth's pure plcnBuroa manifold." Sm Philip Latimer had 'now made up liis Blind that it was useless to wait longer cro putting his fortunes into Daisy's pretty lin gers. Sho had passed unscathed through her first season; nil Olivers by the score had failed to make any impression on tho fresh ness of lier complete nnsophistication; aiid the down was as pevfeot on tho poach as in tho bygotio days whew &Ue toilqd i'ov her o\m living under Mrs. B.obbins'a hosp\tablG roof. i There was a difference, it was trucfhcp luxurious ] 10me weighed down her spirits, tho elasticity was gona from hoi'stop, ana. tlio whito from her oyos ;■ tlio white Uda, drooped wearily over the full davit pnpus, as though to lift those heavy fringes, was an, effort too great to bo attempted. IIcv cousin and chapcroii mavkpd. tlio. alteration, and Lady Montague suggested, that they should not remain longer in town,t but go tib once, t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
PRIZE STORY for FREE PRESS. "XT/ITU a view of promoting and encouraging ! T literature in the district, and from a desire to improve our journal by the publication of original articles, wo liavo decided to oiler a prize of two guineas for t)&lt;o best original Australian Christmas story for pnblicationiinVthe'BowralliVeo' Press, to commence on Saturday, 20lli'Decetnbor. Competi tors will please observe the following rules:— 1. The tale nniBt not exceed in length twelve ordi nary newspaper columns; and must bo written only on one Hide of the paper. 2. All contributions to become the property of Uio proprietors. ' 3.- The proprietors reserve the right to publish the second best story on payment'to the wrjtbr of half n guinea, 1 " ' : 4. Competitors must forward their contributions to the undersigned not later that Decoinliur10. The lirst instalment'of the prize story to appear in Free Press of Saturday, 20th December. " ; W; .t D. L. BEEB, ■ Proprietors, , li'roe Press Office,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
% p«rg;. Ipstouts trotr \x Hirpg $Wu iter &lt;o all. -0 J; L. CAMPBELL, IN returning thanks to-tho Inhabitants of BOWRAL and .District, bogs to inform thorn thai lio ban Opened A fashionable Boot & Shoe Emporiiim. Antlhas mu(jli ploaBiu'Q in submitting Tor inspection a Choice ami Spcoialltj 'SelcQbed Sloofo of Boots and Shoes. All tho LATEST STYLES oi Ladies', OnntB', mid Children's Boots and. Shoos kept in stock. Every convenience and eomforl, tor Ludies. x GRAND SHOW THIS WEEK., SEE MY GOODS, compare pricoe, and then judgo for yourselves. ALL NE\V GOODS. A REDUCTION ALL ROUND FOR CASH; Ab I buy for cash in large quantities, I am able to soli, not; merely a fow loading lines an a bnit, but every nrtielo in tlio triulo, AT A CLEAR SAVING of from two to tiiree shillings in the £. Then why . pay for your neighbours' bad debts, when you can save 1/i per cent, by purchasing FOR GASH at J. L. CAMPBELL'S? I have always on hand a good supply of Grocorics of the very best br...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 3 December 1884
CRICKET. Ox Saturday last the Bowral Cricket Club visited Colo Yale where tho return match against eleven. of that placo was played. The match was decided by the first iuuings, mid resulted in a draw, both clubs making the sfimo score, namely, 28. • The visiting team played their second innings out and put together 48 runs; aud the play was then coucludcd. The ground was very bumpy and (ho balls dancod about in all directions. Following are tho scores:— I^OWItATj 0. C. A. Kllsmore, o n. DowIin& h Aitken 8 ■P.;Qrove, c j. Dowling' h Xjonuan .. 3 W. Sims, o Chalkor, b .Donnan ' .. 0 C. Ewing. c Hose-, b Donnan.. . . 0 Norman, b Aitken .. .. . . 0 F. Grove, b Donnan .. .. .. 2 T. Comer, run out .1 .. 2 . If. Trior, run out' .. . 3 McEwan, b Aitkcn .. .. ■ .. 0 Phillips, 1) Aitkcn .. .'. . . 1 1'. Pain, not out .. .. ii 1 Sundries .. ... ■ ..' 1 Total.'.:' .. ..' ,, 28 Colo Yale 0. C. A. Aitken, b Norman .. .. .. &lt;4 H. Shepherd, b Norman .. . . 1 H. .Howling, b Nornmp...
CHURCH SERVICES. Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
CHURCH SERVICES, C/iureh of Juiiilnnil. Sotvlcos to-movrow, Doeombor 7 :—•. Sutton . Porasi, at 11 u,ml 7,30 Hong Bong, at .11.. ■ Unnciiinooii, at 8' Mqimt Aalib.y, lit 3 Moss Vale, at 7.i)Q Morula, at 7.80 \ . :