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The Bowral Free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but cat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, MAY 17, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
CIj.c §£)l\3ral Jfrcc flrcss. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, hit cat ami drink as friends. SATURDAY, MAY 17, 1881, Everyone will admit tho urgent need there existed in this colony some timo bftck when |i bill was introduced and passed by our legislature for the destruction of rabbits, which had increased in such bewildoring numbers, and spread over large tracts of country, that they were not without strong reasons declared to be a curse to the land. The fertility of rabbits is proverbial. They begin to breed when only six months old, and are capable of producing from four to ten litters in a year, of from half a dozen to a dozen, and even as high as eighteen, in a litter; so that it will be seen in favourable circumstances they multiply with prodigious rapidity, and from their destructive nature they bocomo intolerable nuisances to all classes of land owners. The preceding facts were no doubt brought prominently . under notice during the discussions that took place be...
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR MAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
GARDENERS' CAL73NDAB FOR MAY, Kitohbn Gaudhn.—Planting and (sowing as in last month, Transplant cabbngos, cauliflowors, Arc. Carrots aud potfttoos to 1)0 storoil, Bow "Windsor .beans, OnoijAnn.—Prune orango troos, Plant orango, ;i Jpfjilftt, mid otlior evergreen trees, tjs well as decidu ous trees of. flllltinds. CommcnCo manuring; stono • fruit troos to bo well miiniired ; for tlieso trcos, bono diiRt and gimnoJmvo been found profHnblo. . Fr.o\ynii Gaii.diin',—'J'io lip arjd atako elirysantho nnnntj; root pruno geraniums. Place camelins in a ■ pool position for flowering. Plant hyocintlis, An., ns jn April. Jellies and such liko bulbs to be takon up ./ind:kopt dry; plant flowering shrubs and herbacoous .plant? o£ (vll kinds. Sow hardy annual? of all sorts. FihijO.—Sow wheat, barley, ifco,
Local Intelligence. LAND SALE AT BUNDANOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
LAND SALE AT BUNJOANOON. On Saturday last Mr. Ii. Taylor, auctioneer, ot Moss Yale, held a, land, salo at B.undanoou, the lots offered being Mr. E. A. Baker's sub division. Thore was a good attendance, aud for the lots disposed of, the bidding had a spirited tendency, Following is theresult of the saleLot 2, section 1, 00ft, £2.15s per foot, and lot 27, 90ffc, at £2 15s, Mr. Enano purchaser; lots 25 and 20,, 40tt each, £2 15s per foot, Mr. Harris ; lot 8„ 55ft, £2 5s per foot, Mr., Chapnmu; lot 5., 4-iffc, £2 per foot, Mi-. Mealing lot 23, 25s per foot, Mr. Burne. Total amount of sale, £9-lG 15s. Mr. Taylor also sold oil account of Mr. H. Nicholas, 8 lots near Erith Coal mine, from Gs up to 18s per foot, realising £2-17 1,0s.
Cable Intelligence. LONDON, May 8. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
^aMc §ukUipm\ (/From, the- Sydney Daily Papers,J LONDON, May 8. - The authorities at Madagascar have i notified to the French commander their .willingness to ced.e to France the inlands on the coast of Madagascar, and to pay an in demnity. The police court examination of Patrick Egan, Daly,, and the others who have booh arrested in connection with the projected Irish rising, was concluded yostou-day, when all of the prisoners, wero committed for trial. The Observer to-day publishes a telegram from its special correspondent at Cairo, stating that orders have been received by the British authorities there from the homo govprmonfc to prepare for- fcho despatch of a force of 10,000 British and other troops at the close of the hot season in October, for the purpose of the relict, of Major-General Gordon and the garrison at Khartoum. The expedition will bo under the command of Lord Wolseley.. May 12. Tne death is announced, at the age of sixty-two, of Midhat Pasha, formorly Turkish, Grand...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
n HE B O 11 A I) FREE PUBS js published oyory PATUKDAY arORHflJfG, / > T', 1 ; BDnSOlUVTIONB i— - / J ^ \ ^ Ja-» ■ j, j. Pixteon ^hillings (10s) a year; oy 4s per quarter f pi three months, payable in advance. , If.boohed, £1 per yeai',: or Cs^ per quarter." fQimrloi'f) end- March' pr, Juno.30,1 popleinbor 80; :DecQmbor.31,v ivt.\vhicli: periqfls ionly scaU' Bubsoribora : doelino,' by; giving a V'cok's notice in - writing^clireeti . tpi tbo office, nt)d paying to the end of the then lunning quarter. ADVDHTI8INO ' w * T\ S AdvovtbomontB :are ohargotT>for at.itho ^following yato eoch iinsprtion jrrrSixponce por lino up to;fivo j^rS ' . s-'i (/f t.V't ■ ' 1 ,i jinoa ; ono inch, f(a ;■every&lt; additional inoli, In. Gil, Villi- a roduotion: o[ one-fourth for Ihirteon'conseou five insertions',- and t'ofvono-third :;Ior „ twenty-nix Jnsovtions.- Annouueeraents io£:&lt; Births,/Marriages, flnd poaths, 2s Qd each, - JIOTIlUNq D13PA1VCMKVE Ilusinfi'i.i Cards JMlMieatlfj...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
CATTLE AND SIIEEP. Kates' for conveyance of cattlo (at por -truck) to .Uomcbunh-ara lis follows:—Prom GoiiIburu;i£'14s ; •Marulnn, £&.• IPs 8il; 'Moss Vale, £2 12a ; Bowral, £2 8s; Mitfngong, £2 Gs; Picton, XI 10s. ' . Katos for conveyance of shboi) (iit por trdok) to Homobusl) aro as follows:—Prom Goulburn, £8 IBs •icl; Marnlan, £!J 5s 7cl; Moss Vale, £2 12s i Bo.wral; £2 8s j Miltagong, £2 Gs ; Picton, .CI 10s. '
FOOTBALL—THE KILLED AND WOUNDED. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
FOOTBALL—TJIE KILLED AJSTD WOUNDED. .The result, on one clay rocontly, of our footr ball fights:—it is a grass misuse of language to call them games~was that two young men lost their lives, aud two sustained frac^ turos of the log, in 0110 instance apparently a compound fracture; 0110 of the deaths "was said to have been due .to heart disoase, the other- was. clearly caused by fracture of the spine in the neck. It is a great pity that what might be a manly and health-giving game should have been alllowed to degene rate into a kind.of organised faction-fight. The human skull unlike that of the goat or bull, is. not adapted for use as a battering ram; the death of ayoung man who perishes in the attempt to emulate the tactics of a goat or bull may perhaps not bo any great loss to tho community, but what wo com plain of is. that such conduct should be held up before tho eyes of a number of young men and lads as and example to bo follow ed. The constituted authorities of football ought t...
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. Tub question most agitating tho public mind in tho city ct tho present tiino is tlio distress prevailing amongst the unemployed not only in Sydney but throughout tlio colony. It is authoritatively asserted that never before in tho annuls* of New South Wales wcro times ho hard for tlio working classes as they aro just now, and unfortunately tho approaching winter affords but little prospect of improvement, Thrco vessels containing in tho aggrcgato two thous and immigrants arc now on their way from tho United Kingdom, whilst on tho othor hand a largo number of Ihoso who arrived here only a fo\v weol;n ago, and who have sinco been seeking in vain a means ol subsisteneo in Sydnoy, aro praying tlio government to assist them, in finding their way back to tho countries from whence tlioy came. Nor is, tho prevailing distress confined to. now arrivals only,, for of tho sixty-eight persons found by Iho po.lico; sleeping in tho open air in Hydo Park and the oiiloc domain on ...
A GOLDEN WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
A GOIPJ-W WEDBIXG. This is from, a Sydney paper Golden wedding, in Manly JJcsicli.—l-.Llh day this May is our Golden Wedding day. Honored 1&lt; riends.—iour congratulations. wo jn-. vitc. It yon 'can't' come yon can. write, lours. rrroatful and obedient, Juraoa and Mary Grunt. Friends and fellow uovyityy. men,;—I ain proud of a few events in my life, viz. : GO years active member Cale donian Socioty ; 18-1.1 established a Burns, Club; a few. years later on. 2S0 members • of our club entertained Major James lileu cairn Burns at a banquet (the son of ' Scotiais Bard" in proposing my health complimented mo highly on the efficiency and fundamental rules, thereof of our society); 1842 raised to the degree of Master Mason, Grand lodge of, Scotland; established a Baker • and Confectioner Society, 8 hours day labour and uniform wafres (complimented alike by both masters and -workmen). -Yours frith fully, James I Grant,, anxious still as best 1 can to elovato my fellow-men."
BUNDANOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
$mrP^TOON;. Since my last tlio weather has Leon very variable, ; and during the last three or four days tho wind has been terrific. On Saturday last Mr. Baker's land sale came off as per advertisement. Therq was a very fair mus ter and the prices realized' for tho allotments sold' •were very. good;. Messrs. Ruane, Harris, Mealing, Chapman, and Burne were tho prinoipal buyers. Tho prices ranged from £2 15s. to £1 5s. per foot. At the conclusion of Mr.Baker's sale several lots belong ing to Mr. H. Nicholas, near Baker's siding were put up and realized satisfactory prices.. Through tho courtesy o£ our station-master, Mr.. E, Milne, I am in a position to givo tho railway re turns for April, as follows:—Outwards : Passengers, ■103; parcels, 07; goods, 02 tons, 4 owt., 3 firs.. Inwards .* Parcels, 112 ; goods, G8 tons, 13 cwt. I hoar another store has beon opened by Messrs T. and W. Tooth; it is. to bo hoped they will reccivc a share of the public patronage—the population in and around Bu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
The Ft •ec Press §o.o.l; nub j^taticmcnr gcpt, i PONG BONG-STIIEET,. BOWKAI^, The Proprietors,, iu announcing tho os,tabr lishmont of a Boole and Stationery Depot, | would rospootfully solicit tho pn,tronago of thoir numerous frionds in B.owral and I surrounding district., "Wliilo admitting tha ) wo do not yot, perhaps, porfocfclyunder stand. tho requirements, of tho district in tho departments roforred to, wo bog to assvu'o our customers that it will, bo our constant aim to. keep in stock. all tho articles, usually kopt in, similar establish ments.. Wo havo. just oponed a, choice lot of Stationery, comprising—■. Envelopes, nil; sizes «nd'qualities, from 8d ., pur siiiyio p.u'.li.'t or 2? por packet of 250,. lo Gd jx-ir singlp packet'. or 4s )vi packet of 12,30. Lurocho's best Note Piiperaud TCuvolopqs Classic i^oto Pnpor and Envolnpos, Original Bopp.do. do. Fancy. ftuto-^plain and:gollbrcd edges, iho Handy Ia.Qv.ud; Bps, of. Stationery— plain and ilpral. Nolo Papers, all sizos and ...
Miscellaneous News. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
Sifj.ccIIanx.onn gfofos. ■'.. v ^ - ■■;■■■■■ ■ There are two millions of widows in Ger many. Mauy of the husbands are in hea ven, and the majority in America. The Eight IIon. W. E. Gladstone was hissedatthe opening of the Food and Health Exhibition at South Kensington. Hokaoe Greely, the founder of the Tri bune, and father of practical farming in the United States, left a farm on which lie lind expended nearly ^73,000. To settle up the estate affair, this farm had to be sold, andvit fell to the old journalist's daughter, Gabrielle, for £2000, not a single would-be purchaser bidding against her. A jiugentj,y-issuud Parliamentary paper bIiows that tho total amount of the Imperial National debt in 1883 was .£758,180,980,and tlio not balance £719,-178,328. Tlioso wore the lowest amounts for several yours. As bowler, batsman, and wickot-keepcr re spectively (ways St. James' GazvtU'J, Spoffovth, Murdoch, unci P>luckham mo nil unrivalled; and it is evident that tho Australian team of 18...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, FRIDAY, MAY 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
PjLRLTAMENTAR Y: LEGIS EiATIVE ASSE M;BLY, FXtlDAY, MAY 9. Mb. MoCodiit, in moving the second r-^ding of tho Dog Act Amendment Bill, said that th, objoot o£ tho measure was to give a certain digcre;:jnary power to the Governor in tho Executive Council to relievo certain districts, or portions of districts, from tho operation of the act.. In the farming- and coast districts in whic li there were no sheep, there was in reality no necessity for-the operation of tho act, and the residents had presented petitions praying- that they might ha relieved from its provisions. The government, however, were not at present in, a posr ition to afford that relief, and this bill was intended to give them tho necessary power.. Question proposed. Mr. R. 15. Smith had great pleasure in supporting tho second reading of tjie bill. Many farmers, in the coast districts kept dog3 for the purpose of destroy ing vermin, arid residing, as many of them, did,' a.t long distances from the registers' offices, it w...
MITTAGONG POLICE COURT. MONDAY, MAY 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
m£TAQ&lt;^&-POMCitQjQ&Wi: Monday, May 12. Bei'ohb Messrs. I\ It, Wilshjre, I3; I\r., 1\ L, 0,!..ij;ppv herd, ]J. Chillis, and N-. Q. 0. Plijllip?, .S's. IV Edward Hiley, on vtuntuid, was.oliargu.l'with^iiiMk Ing.a two-penny Etamn from, aletter in. the lIH.tu. gong post-oOicc. Postal Dutcctivo Charles Abbott deponed :;'0n. the. 17th of last month, acting, under inptvufltions to. the tbqn poKtmnster-goneral, I posted three letters, in. Sydney for Mittagong; tlic.ono I produjo is one. of them.; at tho tinjc of polling llicy each hs.'l a] two pennp stn.my on j on the l!);h I receive J the.envelops (produced) from Mr. Waite; it ivas.iii.Uio sump state as when I posted it, execpt that the stamp h;uV been romoved, and a penny ono.put ou it3 place ; I; '.rent to tho Mittagong post-office and saw the defendant there in the presenao of- the postmasleiv; I- shpwuil him several envelopes and asked him.how the stamps camp off; ho said he, had taken, them, oil and put them...
District Intelligence. BERRIMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
gtstvici Jivtcllujcircc. jijmiuML TnBHK v/as 110 meeting of. the Mutual Improvement Society on. Monday Inst in consequence of tlio rain on that evening. One of tlio prisoners in tlio 33orriuia gaol wa, iipgyijtl on. Fritlajvflth inst. Only ten lashes , wero givon instead of twenty-iivo, tlio three " eats " avail-, able being broken in inflicting that number. The popular opinion is that the unfortunate man received more than his sentence in getting even ten. ■J ho wcathor is very cold and windy. Wo have liavo. had several showers this week but everything is dry now. A bruco auction, tea-meeting, and concert nro mooted for the Queen's Birthday in connection with Holy Trinity Church of E*glaud.
Colonial & Intercolonial. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
(iMquM & IntcrrolonraL Diw Moiun, tho now: Ionian Catholio. archbishop, will leave England jjj July. Mn,. Booth, tho temperance lcctnrcr, will visit Gpulburn about tho middle of next month. 'Tub parliamentary debating Roeioty, formud at Goulburn soma. months sincc, 1ms tqrjiiinated ilft existence,. Tiik quantity of'sugai' oxportod from Queensland during the past season, up to May & has been, 21,577 toar., A MiNiSTJSittAT/ dinner was given last Monday night in honor of Mi'. J,antes.Morton, Hie new post-, maatcr general.. While boring for coal at Winclielsea, Victoria, an excollont supply of artesian water was struck at a depth of J88 foot. ' Tim opening of tlio railway to Mudp;eo will not' talio place.so soon an had boon arranged for in con-, snqucnco of a land ship. Tiik aquntin oontest for tho championship of the world between llanlon. and Jjayeook.will take place on Thursday next, 22nd instant, on. tho Nopoan l'iyor. .'v: inci lent- nitJ'irml1 tho other day at R.yr...
FLOGGING IN BERRIMA GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
FioGGim ffl imnuiMA gaol-, At' the late Goulbum assizes a prisoner, found guilty of an, unnatural offence, was sentenced'1 to a term of imprisonment and to receive 25 lashes. On Saturday last the newly-appbintedfloggernamed Trigg arrived from Goulbum to administer-the punish ment in Berrima gaol. It is said that when the unfortunate man was fixed in position and his back bared,, the fl.ogger stripped off to; his guernsey,, measured his. distance,, flourished the " cat," and proceeded to ad-, minister the punishment in a most deter mined manner, each stroke causing blood to flowafter a few strokes tho handle of the " eat" broke through the force of the blow, when Trigg sent a warder out to the public-house to- fetch his carpet bag in j which he had a special " cat," he in the meantime walking briskly up, and down the room to keep his blood in circulation ao that he might renow operations in good form. However, the handle of the second " cat" also, broke at th.e tenth stroke,, and the...
BRUTAL TREATMENT OF A BOY AT COLO VALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 17 May 1884
BRUTAL TREATJtfFN.T OF.' A BOY AT COLO VALE, The Colo Vale correspondent of the Gauh . bwn Fenny; Post says :—A shocking ease of brutality occurred hero a few days b>vok. A widow, residing, not far from, Golo Vale, was entrusted with the care of several children from the Orphan School, under the botirding Styves, came under the displeasure, of his guardian, and, in punishment, was locked up by himself in a lonely room, with, his hand's tied behind. At length tired of soli tary confinement, the little boy rushed head foremost at the window,.breaking, the glass, and, as a matter of course,.cutting his head with, thebroken. fragments. Q,'liis new breach of discipline, was followed by a sevorefioggiug,. inflicted by a youth of nineteen years (sou ; of the children's guardian). Tying the.child's hands, above his head, and, taking a heavy whip, lie usod it as though driving a stub born bullock. .After fearfully lacerating the little fellow,, he liberated him, and the child was afterwar...