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BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
BOWRAL POST OFFICE, Mails close for all stations North at 9.30 p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) For Kangftloon and Robertson 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrivo at Bowral frons Kangaloon and Eobertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) Miyls brrivo from all stations South at 3.6 a.m. daily, (Sundays excepted.) From all stations Norfcl at 12.88 a.m. (Mondays excepted.) From Sydnoy Parramntta, and all stations West at 1.35 p.m. daily, (Sundays excepted.) The Bowral Money Order Office closes at 6 p.m. Post Office hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and or Bundays, lor delivery of letters, &o., only, from 9 t&lt; 10 a.m. ■ Telegraph Office hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Sundays excoptod.) Mails close for all stations south at 9.30 p.m. Bundays excepted.) . ; . . Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to t
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
CATTLE AND SHEEP, Kates for conveyance of cattle (at per track) to Homcbusli are as follows:—From Goulburn, £■! -is j Marulan, £3 10b 8d; Moss Valo, £2 12s; Bowral, £2 8s i Mittagong, £2 6a; Pioton, £1 10s. Bates for convoyance of sheep (at per .truols) to Komobush aro as follows:—Prom Goulburn, 13s Id ;; Marulan, £3 5s 7d; Moss VMo, £212s; Bowral, £2 8s j Mittagong, £2 Us ; Pioton, £110a..
COLO VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
COLO VALE. Jjabt May wo made a crown of flowera, wo |md a tuorrjr ilay . Beneath tho hawthorn on tho green tlioy rondo mo Queen ot May; Atnl wo dauuad about tho May-polo, and in tlio hazel . dopjid, Till ChnrloH'a wain oaino outnbovo tho tall white ohimnoy tops. Tkn.nyson'h May Qoben. The 20th of November will long bo ro niomborod by tho inhabitants of Colo Vulo and tho neighbouring people with emotions pf a guyor charaotor than thoso which lilled tho bosom, of little A Hob the hpro of that hpimtiful pounf from \yliich I hnyo falcon tho nbovovorso; in fuel there is butono opinion, iianiely, that Oolo Vale eclipsed itself. Of courso 1 alhule to tho groat snpeesa which attended tho programme of amusements in ailguratud for the purpose of eolobratjug tho opening of tlio nowchurch, and to linan pially. assist in clearing away tho debt with which it is-encumbered. ' The heavy old ; emperor of tho solar universe rose from bis I refulgontgohlcn-tassolod couch on tho morn ing of,tho 29th wi...
AN EXTRAORDINARY APPLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
A>T EXTRAORDINARY Al'l'LIOATIOA7.. A nEsrEOTABLE-looking girl entered thp,wit ness-box at :tho Thames Police. Court on October '22,, and addressing the magistrate said : If you please, your Worship, cau you help ine ? About a fori night ago I was inar-. Tied to a young man. After.we had been mp.rr. ried a lew days he was takeu into custody, aiid.lmsjust been sentonccd.to 10years' I3enal; servitude and seven years' police supprvisipp. In consequence of this I want you. to. give me an order so that I shall not bp obliged, to live with liini any more. I should; upt have married him at all if I had had, any idea what kind of man ho was. Mr. Biron : J3nt, my good girl, yon say he.has just been sent to prison l'or 10 years. Applicant: Yes, sir; but it's when lie comes out that I am thinking about. Mr. Birou Why, yon may both bo dead boi'orc his senteuco em pires. At any rate, I cannot do, anything for you. The applicant retired evidently much dissapointcd, muttering to herself that she...
ST. STEPHEN'S, MITTAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
S'J', StBPIIRN'h, MlTTAOONd. Sevvicos ovary Sunday ftfc J1 n.ni. mul 7.90 p.m.; and ; lii'.Hl Similny in tlio month, lit St p.m. Colo Vulo, ovci'.y Siuuluy, nt i5 p.m. tiowur Mitiii&lt;;niv», sooond Sunday in the month, nt 3. Jollore, fourth Sundivy In llio month, at U p.m.
THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
THE PRESIDENTS. OF THE UNITED. STATES, PnEsjpKNOj, Arllyir lias ontered his 5.5.th year, having lipon born on tho 5th of October, ;1830.v Qf former ■Presidents'ofthe United States, Eiilmprc. Jirst saw tho light in Jan uavy ;^Ljiicoiu^Hamsoij, and AYashington, i;i, Eebrueiry; Jackson, Tyler, and Madison, in March ; Grant,. Buchanan, Monroe, and Jell'prson, in. April ; J. Q. Adams, iu July; .Taylpi; iu_ September; Hayes. and John i Adams,in 'October; GarJield, Pierce, and Poll:, in November; and Johnson and Van Buren, in December. Tyler dioil in Jan 1 uary ; J,. Q. Adaiqs in February ; Fillmore ,111 March j'Liiico^n and Harrison' in A,pril; Buchanan,. Polk, Jackson, and Madison iu Juneand. Johiv Adams, in July; Garfield in September; Pierce in October; and Washington in December. Tho ages of the Presidents at tho time of their inauguration wcro as follows:—Grant, -17-; Pierce, 40 ; Gariiold, Fillnioro, and, Polk, 50; Tyler and Arthur, 5,1;..Lincoln, 52; Madison, 54; Hayes, and Van Bur...
Sir Henry Parkes as "The Poor Player." [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
Sir llcnry Parkcs as " The Poor Player." Sib Hen'OT Pjuikes whining and stroking his beard, Trod tho stngo of past triumphs, and suid " I'm afeanl " That those who applauded my- playing of old " Havo left me to strut by'mysolf in the cold ; •'■And I notice with pain that the few who remain " Mock my poses plastiques again and again. "I havo acted my part, havo been onoored and hissed; " Time was when the toe of my bnskin was kissod, " I havo sported the pious—the huniorous mnsk ; Have starred beforo princes—havo drunk f rpiu tho flask Of ' bravissimo I'—Bah I I hold high my r^oddle ; I spit my abuse, curso and bless, grin and— toddle!" FENTEll. Mittagong, Dec. 1,1881.
Original Poetry. A Wedding Day. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
A Wedding Day. Tits first foil flush of dawn awakes The bnrper from his tuneful dream, Swcot inusio issues as ho shakes The harp thai hangs by wood and stream. So, brightly breaks the wedding day, MiM morning wings across the land, And in her train coy cupids l'lny, Whilo Hopo and Faith fly hand in hand. See Oliarity an angol nun From out tho gates of Heaven move, To greet tho guests who one by one liiiug in kind messages of love; Though hands may meet to part again, And budding hopes but bloom to die, Yet hearts aro never joined in vain Whose bond is sealed by Him on high. Tho failing light saints on the eaves 01 tree-thatched hills within tho west, Tho soft wind whispers to tho leaves : " The day washiest, tho day is blest 1" Though mirth be gono, and hushed the song . That nature saug this wedding day, Eternal echoes BWcet and lone Shall ring to-morrow and nlwny. G.
LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
liOCAL I5REVITIES. A owcket club has boon formed at Sutton Forest.. ■ ' ■. Tenders close on the lGtli instant for ad ditions to the police station at Mittagong. Tiie Moss Vale Debating Spciety- jnsfc hangs" fire. Only seven members at the last meeting. The government have cancelled the ap pointment of! Barbor's Creek as a polling place in the electorate of Camden. This Bowral schoolboy's defeated the Moss Vale schoolboys in a cricket match at Moss Valo last Saturday by. ten wickuts., Tije. promotion of Senior-sergeant Robert Latimer, latb of Berrima, to the rank of act ing, sub-inspector of police has boon gazet ted. ' ' ■ r/[ At., the. Moss Vale police court last Wed nesday a; number of small debts casus were disposed of, but the business, was unimpor tant. ' ' " ' ■'' ' .' ' The Rev. J;. ED. Mullens, is to be asked to : asked to deliver a lecture under the auspices of the Moss. Vale "Literary and Debating Society. ' ■' ' ' Mr. Molvor, itinerant lecturer to the, board of techincial...
Despatch of Mails for the United Kingdom. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
SSesimtch. of-Mails for. tljp United Lbttjjhs, nowapapcrs, pncliots, A'O., intended tor despatch to \ho Unitoil Kingdom, may bo posted nt the. Bowral post-ofliec up tp. 'J.;iO p.m. on the follow ing dales:— " ' Wednesday, Dcc. 10—per Orient steamer Tuesday, j)co. 10—rci' P. it 0. steanior Wednesday', Poo. 2i—per. Orient, steamer. Tuesday, Dee. 30—per P. & 0. steamer;"
RAPID TRAVELLING THROUGH THE AIR. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
ItAMD TRAVELLING Til ROUGH 'IBB. AIR. Tire JTcraid's correspp nd on tStella," says Tho biilloon experiments,being earned on at theGovormental establishment: at Moudou, lire.not fchp only onos from. which the,great problem of sfceorinf? balloons is.expected, to bo solved by its friends. A'German aeronaut, of whom, more anon, claims to. have dis covered the art so long .sought for by tho devotees of air travelling, and .says lie shall ero long settle the question by steering ovor the ; heads of an admiring world a flying mjichine.capable of conveying a. party-.af G;X persons, and a proportionate weight of goods, at'a uniform pace of 40 miles per hour. When this is achieved, " the ends of the earth will indeed he brought together," and adventurous spirits* vvj 11 doubtless, bo Boon making .their-way-through 'the 'clouds.to all the points of tho earth's surface, which are now not visited because of the many dilli eulties,and. impossibilities involvedm reach-; ing them. People will fly o...
IS DYING PAINFUL? [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
is.DYING PAIAWL?. Our. own observation fully, accords with, the ; opinion expressed by a physician, that in all ordinary cases there is little, physical' pain in dying. A previous correspondent had said that, as a physcial fact in ninety nine cases out of a hunarcd, the act of death is Buffering and agony which only those familiar with it can understand."- To which the physician replied: I bog leave as a physican to object very decidedly to, this statement. Since I; began my novitiate on I the battlo-fields of the.south, I have been a i frequent observer, of. the parsing, out of-my fellow-beings, in tbo. army and navy^ in large hospitals, civil and military, and in private lite, and hence, cannot help, feeling that what I have seen must be a fa(r sample, of the methods of dying peculiar to our.race. The result of those sad observations, cover ing eighteen years, is thaf the, vast ma jority. of, persons do nob iiud death suffer ing and agony." Many suffer more from the various illnes...
Visit of the English Eleven to Moss Vale. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
Visit of the Knglish Eleven to Moss Vale. Final arrangements havo boon completed lor tuq visit of the English cricketers to J toss Yale, and on Wednesday ami Thursday, 21st and 23iul of January next, iwoiity-lwo plnyors of tho Ben-in'ia district will meet the Eleven on tho Agricultural Society's show ground.' The committee of management were to mee t on the groqnd yesterday when thirty ))layers Wove summoned for practice, and out of which number tho twenty-two were to bo selected.' Wo will prabnlily lieav the "names of thoso chosen intimo for piilica tion in cur next issue.
Prize Winners to Barry's Numerical Puzzle. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
Prize Winners to Barry's Numerical Puzzle. In Barry's Almanac for 18S3 a prize of ono dozen largo bottles of Florida Water was offered for: the solution of a difTionlt numerical puzzle; and among the list of prize winners, published in the donor's | nlninnd for 1S85 we notice tlio unmo of Mr.B. Boiis- j field, Jtoas Yale, N.S.W., Mr. Dotistield is tlio only pei'son in this col my who sent a solution of (lit puzzle. Ono was sent from South Australia, ono iron! New Zealand, and one fromvViqtoria.'nnd sovo ral from various other parts of thq world. The puzzle appears a very difficult one to solve and wo hope Mr. Bousfiold will enjoy the use of the ilorida water which he ha3 so well earned.
Wesleyan Church. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
Votilni/ini Church. . SfU'vicns UtitnoiTnw, !)i!0mv(l>0v 7 Milliigoiifr, ill 11, Air. While ; ill. 7, Rev. C. Olden Pmwml, in 11, Itov. 0. Ol'lon ; ill. 7, Mv, Whilo Kiin^iiloim, ut ]1 uiiil ?.'!!!, lYoncliov Itobui'tHon, ill I'reiiultoi 'Uni'i'inviiiif?, ill. 0»liorno Muss Valo (OMfollowa' Hull), at 8, Rev, 0, QMoiv iiiul Iriuiuia.
Concert at Kangaloon. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 6 December 1884
Concert, sit liniignloon. On Tlmrsilny evening last a snored concorfc was held in the Wcslcynn Clmvch, West Kaugnloon, by the choir of iho Bowral Wesley nil Clniroh. There was a gooil attendance of the public. The Key. C. O.lrlen presided ; nml liming the evening Mr. II. T. Booth delivered n humorous, eloquent, and interesting; ad dress. The concert passed off most satisfactorily, and the proceeds, which iimauntodto nearly £■!, iiro to bo devoted to the parsonage fund. An extended report will appear in our next issue.