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OUR SYDNEY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. At the time of writing (Wednesday ovening) we are on the eve of the long-looked for and, in aquatic circles, important event whioh is to decide the rowing champsonship of the world ; and, unless tho inclemency of the weather or some unforeseen accident pre vents the raoo from coming off, long before this letter appears in print the telegraph wires will have flashed tho result not only throughout the length and breadth of New South Wales, but even to the antipodes. Unfortunately the prospeots of fair weather at the present moment are very meagre in deed, It has been raining intermittently in the city since last night, and has now settled down to stoady showers whioh have the appearance of continuing for some days. However, it is just possible a change may take place between this and to-morrow morn ing, in which case the banks of the Nepean at Penrith will present a scene unpreceden ted in the history of that ancient villago. A good deal of excitement is apparent in...
The Bowral free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
®jrc §ofontl Jfrcc (§rcss. Bo as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1884. On Thursday evening of last wook a public meeting convened for fclio pur pose of discussing the matter of the proposed railway to Robertson, took place at Burrawang, and was attended by probably eighty or ninety persons, chiefly residonts of tlio Burrawang district, but including.about half a dozen from the Mit tagoug end of the electorate. Before pro ceeding to refer to the nature of the busi ness transacted at this meeting it might be aa well to state several facts in connection therewith, or, more correctly speaking, rofer to several matters that took place some time ago, which, in a certain measure led up to Thursday night's meeting. On December 4tli, 1888 a public meeting was held at Moss Yale in reference to the Robertson railway. A resolution was passed to the effect that a deputation ootnprised of the principal residents of the district wait on the m...
District Intelligence. BERRIMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
BETtliJMA. Jn the Mutual Improvement Sooioty 011 Monday evening' Inst, it was resoJvt)(} to rcxcind tho motion passed a fortnight since doing away with the sub. Bcriptionsi and that rules bo drawn up afresh and printod. Tho motion lor tho purchase of Maye's Parliamentary practioo was held over for a woek, No debate was hold. Wo are to havo a bruco auction, a toa-mooting and a concert hero on Saturday next, Queen's Birth day, Only local ninateui'S are to give us tho bene fit of their services. Among the items is a German pong by soveral of that nationality residing here, Tlu* weather sinco last report liaa been generally flno and during some nights frosty. Jfay 33.
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR MAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR MAY, Kitciiks Gaiidun.—Wanting ai^ qpving t\B in last pioiith.: .'4'VtuVn)lant ^cabbiigou, oaulillowoi'H, &q. pirrotB and potatoes to hp stored. • Sow Windsor beans. ■ ■ ■ ■ OiiuiiAiuv— I'runp; oranyo Iveos, Plant orango, Joijtuvl, and otbcr; overgreo|i trees, nttwoll as; dceidu puB lars of (ill kinds. Commoncp .manuring; stono h'uii tu'ua la bo well manured ; for tlicso trees, by.no (]u6t and gui\iio lmvo l)Cer\ found profitable. Flower t|Aui)i3t(.—Tie, up tti\d stake ehiympithe-. jiumis; fopt pjunp goruniunis. Waco camelias in a. pool po3\liqn foil' flowering. I'lai^t hyacinths, do., as jn April. /Ijillies and Huyh like bulbs to, bo taken up find kopt dry; plant ljoworiug 'ulirubja and herbaceous ^lanta o,f all I\inds. Sow hardy annuals of all sorts. riEm,—Sow wheat, barley, Arc,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
fJlHE BOWRAL FREE PRESS . js published every SATURDAY M O 11 NINO. BTJBSCIlirilONSr pixtepn Shillings (Ida) a year; of 4s per quarter pt $hree months, payablo in advanpo. If booked, JC1 por year, or 5b pot quarter. Quarters pad March jil, Juno 80, September 80, Docomber iil, at >vhioh period^ only can subucribors declino, by giving a wcok'a notieo in writing dircot to the ollicof aud paying to the end of the then running quarter. ADVEJfllSINO Adyprtisomonta iiro chargod for nt tho following jatp each insortjon Sixpence per lino up to ftvo jinps j ono inch, 3b; ovory additional inch, Is Od, fvitli a reduction of one-fourth for thirteon consocu- - five inaortiona, and of ono-third for twonty-Bix jfjsortioiif). Announcements of Births, SliU'riiigGB, gnd pc^tha, 2a Cd paoli. ' §8 Jidyci^iscmcEit booked undor Is. Od. 30BBIN0 BlSrABTMSNT J3uainas8 Carda Hand-bills Bill-heads Lubols Catalogues Posting Billq piroulars Programmes (So., ifeo., ito., W. am. D; L, 1JBEII, proprietors. Q^IO B...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
o EMPLOYERS OP- LA 13 OR. T Employors of Labor nro invHc.l in r««Utor at tho. Immigration O'ffico, Sydnoy, fm-hiioli .nulo uvl's,n",? or laborers ns they may l-eijuire. NO 1*blib CHARUBD. ' " Free •" rail and Btoftinbofit passes will; bo. issnpd to, all govcrnniout-assistocl. immigrants. . , Written authority' to erigago. such immigrant? must bo given as follows:—"I authorise FrivuK li: Treatt, chip! clerk, immjgrationdepartmpiit, Sydney, to*Wta.foemo—" .. . , n : "Tho following informivtion it u, qssontial slioulcV •be givon :—; ' , 1. t)oaoi'iptloii of labpcrcquired. 2'." Bate, of wages. ' ,, v . ft. ^Vi'tli or withovij, bptird and lodging, , •!. How witges to be. paid. . ■ 5'. Wh'oiliev notico of termination of agreement J' on oitlicv bMc to.f.ofW.a clauKo in cantvact. 6. Cost o£ conveyance, beyond railway terminus, |. " apd route ^ destination. All agreements will contain the uajiaV clause, " In consideration of sorviccs, "July- and, %}!™.uV l)or" 1 All communications to bo addr...
Colonial & Intercolonial. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
&lt;k fittcrMmiiai Bishop Barry, strongly favours tlio establish ment Of working men'fl clubs throughout tlio col PPy, ■ Tnufirst locomotive used to open thp railway from Sydney to Parramatta it) 1855 has bpon placed in tlio Technological Museum, Roc?y Mouth, on tho Clarence, is another " rising plocc." Kivor frontages £4 a foot, and 9 year jbifcjt tjip plftco wit) a more bush township, TfjR of $2550 lias beon mibscribed to tho Vauglian Memorial Fund, of which £1750 will go towards a memorial window; thp Imlanca, £800, goes towards a scholarship fund, A todno girl named Agnes Wilson was committed for trial in Sydney last Monday for attempting fiuioide by throwing liersiilf under tho trail) whilst Buffering from the effects of drill]:, Stoono complaints are being made as to tho in sufficiency of passenger accommodation on the Suburban railways, It is said that pcoplo aro com pelled to ritlo on tlio platforniu of tho carriages or he left behind. A'most stprmy meeting of tho un...
CAN'T BEAT THE WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
CAN'T BEAT THE WOMEN, A younq lady, tho daughter of tilio owner of tho house, wp,s addressed by a man who, though agreeable to hor, was disliked by her father. Tho old gont,, of courso, would not consent to tho union, and alio determined (,o elopo. Tho night was fixed the hour cumo, ho placed tho laddor to tho window, and in a fe\\' minutes she was in his arms. They mounted a doublo horse, find \ycro soon at some distanco from tho house. After a wliilo tho lady, who had boon contemplating over what sho had douo and tho prospect of her future liapiness, said—" Well, yon seo wliafc proof I have givou you of my affection ; I hopo you will make mo a good husband." Ho gruffly replied—" Perhaps I may, and perhaps not.'' She mado no, answor, but after a silence of a few miniitps she suddenly ox claimed, Oh ! what shall I do? I'havo left my monoy b.ehiud mo in my room." Thensaid ho, "wo must go back and got it.'* Thoy were soon again at tho liouso the laddor was again placed, and the lady r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
Harold NktheiU/Y ; or the Qamo of Life. Soo fourth pago. Isconi'ouATioM v Loom. Shlf-Goveunmbnt.—" Wo will not cntortain any motion for incorporation ; it will bo timo when parliament passes n Louaj. 3hi,f Government And although tho inhabitants ofBowral and Moss Valo aro dotcrminod to adhcro to this declaration, thoy liavo, by a largo majoritys decided to employ Mr. A. Hitter, of Argylo-strecl, Mosb Valo, to do their painting and dccorating. Mr. Bitter's ability to givo unanimous satisfaction is well known throughout tho district.—Adv. Mn. Jacob Knovi>, heart-master of tho Mittagong grablio-school, has bean appointed succossor of Mr. Selmlta as head-master of tho North Ooulburn Bohool. Mr. Knopp was formerly hcad-maRtor of tho Roman Catholic denominational school in Ooul burn. Ho was subsequently engaged temporarily at tho superior public-school Uoulburn, and afterwards was BUcecsHivoly appointed bead-master at Cooma And at Mittagong. Ho is known as a capable toachcr find a wort...
RAILWAY SURVEY FROM WILD'S MEADOW TO BARRENGARRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
RAILWAY SURVEY FROM WILD'S: MEADO.W TO, BjWRENGAW 1'.. A deputation consisting of Messrs. A. Osborne,.W. J. Miller; Di. MoIUwraith,. and J. Alexander waited upon- the-ininister foe works last Wednesday week, to ask that a trial survey of n light line-oft railway might be made, from, Wild's Meadow—a point on, the railway, asked for from Moss Valo to Robertson, now being surveyed—to Barrongarry Mountain.. The deputation, stated that thcUngth;of' line-asked1 for was only six. miles; and level, while the railway would top.a- very fertile-district already well papula tod' and cultivate!. At the present time, owing to, the want of a quijk and cheap, means of transit,, the inlubitants. were greatly inconvenienced, and the progress of tho district was much retarded. The de putation stated -that they- were confident that the- amount of traffic- would make tho- lino a remunerative one. Mr. Wright, in reply, stated that lie would: be-glad to. authorise a trial survey to be madcv. but ho could'...
THE CHILD-BEATING CASE AT MITTAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
TEE CHILD-BEATING CASE. AT ffl'TTAGONG, It would bo a mistake to infer from, the ease of oxoeaaivo punishment inflicted upon a. boarded-ou,t ohild at Mittagong; that such incidents, aro of- fre quent occurrence*. Happily for tho credit of human ity and for tlip sonillencc of tho public in the State Children's l^jiiaf System they are not. Possibly only-a few, lads well brought up themsolves would !}H.yo the- ingenuity to make a " cat " of green hide,, tnjting the precaution to. give it four- tails, all firmly fytod upon a malacca cane., The indention, betrays % praptispd h/i.nd, and eert/vK'.V the. n,so of i.t iljd.. The ppseou.ti.on. in. tilts iumaiue, and the puliUuity given., to, tho-facts, wiH,:ili,ow tluit these waifs of tl)&lt;i State nywt alivays.be troate.'l as. cluldron. Unfor tunately at times they-aro.voiy unin.-umgablQ. Only thoso who. have had tho experience know- fully how difficult State children. in;iy bo to mjinage, Their birth and. early- life are- sadly aga...
GREAT SLAUGHTER OF OPPOSSUMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
GREAT SLAUGHTER OF OPPOS SUMS. A few weeks ago, Mr. H. L. Payten, of Wingello, knowing that a lot of 'possums in their nocturnal marauding expeditions were fond of visiting the premises of the old Win gello Inn, situated about five miles from Marulan, and has been without a tenant for some time, invited a couple of his friends, Messrs; John Badgery and J. Rose, to help him kill a few of them. There are remain ing in the orchard about a dozen large ap ple tree3 varying of size, from twenty to thirty feet in height, and from four to.seven feet in circumference at the butt, also a few ohorry troos, ccdiu's, and willows. Through the moon rising rather late, thoy (lid not go thoro till 8 a.m., whon thoy found tlio ap ple trooa literally swarming with 'possums ; the fun then commoneod. Messrs. Payteu and Badgery climbed tlio trooa to shako tho possums down, Mr. lloao and two doga waiting undorneath to rocoivo thom, Mr. Roso armed with a wnddy. Dowu cftmo tho possies, at 'em wont tho dogs,...
TPE CHAMPION SCULLING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
TPE CHAMPION &CUI3LINQ MATCH, Tik race- for tlvo sculling championship of the world between Edward Hanlan and EUasLaycock, came oft last Thursday afternoon on the Hepean Itiver, there being some six thousand people present. The weather was all that could be deshed, and both men appeared in excellent condition. The start was made at the Gorgo, a little over 3J miles from the bridge at Penrith, -which formed the termination of the oourse. The race commenced at about a quarter to 3, and occupied 22 minutes 40 seconds, resulting in favour of Hanlan, who did not appear incon venienced in the least degree by his exertionB. It was generally thought that the champion had simply played with hia opponent.
COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
COMMITTER MEETING. A full committco mooting ot tho olub was hold on Tuesday ovoning at Mr. Duprez's. Tho first busi ness was to olcot a president and vico-prosidont, and Mr. C. Bennett lor tho former ollico, nnd Mr. H. E, Jonos for tho latter, wero unanimously elected. It was decided to furnish tho room in an attractivo and becoming; manner before tho opening night, nnd various articles of furniture wero ordered to bo pur chased, A great bulk of business was transacted and tho mooting adjourned till tho following Tues day ovoning of 7.30 whon a meeting will bo hold at tho Frco Press oflicc. It waa decided that the com tnitoo should meet every alternate Monday evoning at tho Free Proas offico.
CONVERSAZIONE AND PUBLIC MEETING AT BOWRAL. FORMATION OF THE BOWRAL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
CONVERSAZIONE AND PUBLIC MEETING AT BOWRAL. Formation of the Bowral Clob. In purauanco with a notice in last week's local paper a convcrsaziono and public meeting for tnen were held in Mr. Cliarkcr's room, Bowral, on Monday evening lust, with a view of establishing a Club Boom iu Bowral for the winter season. The matter liad been well worked up by tho various ministers of religion and several ladies—principally Mrs. H. Reed, who may justly bo callod tho mother of tho institution. The public intcrost in tho movemont seemed to bo vory great. Before tho meeting com menced, aud at an interval when it was about half over, tea and coffeo, cakes, and sandwiches were handed round by the ladies' committee, namely, Mesdamcs Beod, Shophord, Duprez, and Beer, i and tho Missea Wickham and Duprez, and j were thoroughly appreciated. Over fifty gentlemen attended tho meeting which was a most enthusiastio and interesting one. On tho motion of the Rev, Mr. Debenham, soconded by tho Rev. Mr. Olden, Mr...
QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY ATTRACTIONS [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 24 May 1884
Q UEE1T8 BIRTHDA 7 ATTRA CTIONS Important land sale at llundanoon by Mr. H. Taylor. Athletic sports at Moss Vale under tho auspices of the oddfellows' lodge. Bruoo miction, tq.nneeting, and ooocert at liorrimn in connection with Holy Trinity Church. Sports and pigeon matohes at tho Royal Hotel, Sutton Forest; ball and supper in tho evoning. Knees on Shipley's course, near Burrawang, under tho management of tho Burrawang Raeo Club, Grand ooncort in tho school of arts, Bowral, by tho ohoir ol the Primitive Atothodist Church, half the proccods to be. devoted to tho Bowral Club.