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JOURNALISM IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
I JOURNALISM IN AMEUICA Jouun.ujbtk; energy mid dash arc certainly not falling off, if the following story, pub lished as a " solid fact," by one of our New York contemporaries, bo a true 0110. Only the other day, it seems, tho crack reporter of a Brooklyn evening paper was sent by an early train to Plaitlield, Now Jersey, there to witness an execution appointed to take place that morning. Upon arriving at his destination he found that tho criminal was not to bo hanged until midday, an arrange ment altogether incompatible with the dis patch of his report in time for insertion in his paper, issued at two p.m. Ho, therefore, hurried off to tho sheriff, and after pointing out that he should bo a loser of ton dollars j if tho man under sentence was not turned off before twelve o'clock, implored that ofli cial to givo orders that the " coremony" should take plnco an hour earlier. At first tho sheriff Jlatly, and even with soino indig I nation, refused to entertain so unusual a ! rcquost;...
MR. GABEETT, M.L.A., AT BOWRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
MR. GABEETT, M.L.A., AT B0W1UL. Acconnrsn to advertisement, Mr. Thomas Garrett M.L.A., addressed his constituents in the School oi Arts, Bowml, on Monday evening last. Mr. J. Campbell was voted to the chair, and introduced Mr. Garrett to the meeting. Mr. Garrett said it gave him very much ploasurc to see so many present, and also to address thom. He thanked thcrn in a very appropriate manner foi the support he had received at the lust election. He said the last two elections came 011 very suddenly, and that ho had not sufficient time to address them, in fact, he did not have time to attend to only about halt the polling placos, and, therefore, they had to take a great deal of trust. Ho did his best to oppose the increasing of the salaries of tho highest paid officers in the Civil Service; also the heavy increaso in tho salaries of the Judges; but it was of no avail. If the Treasurer had too much money, tho course they should pursue was to reduce the public burthens, and not give it ...
HOW SAM TRAINED HIS WIFE, [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
HOW BAM TBA1NED HIS WIFE, In a Boston restaurant, at dinner recently sat a man from Cambridge, who was a native of Arew Hampshire. Meeting nit old aquainfc anco from that indefinito section known as "clown oast," the conversation soon turned on family topics, and the pair began to talk about their former neighbours in a most familiar way. " yes," remnrkod the Cam bridge gentleman, " Sam was in many ways :liilcrent from tlio rest of the boys. You remember who he married? Well, when the old man, hit* father, found that he was shining around with her, he called Lira one lay in the barn and said, " Sam d'yo intend Lo marry Bcekie ? " Ham never said a word m Ihe old man said : " Me boy, ye know all xbout them. I can't toll you nolhin'. Ye know the sisters has turned out, and not one Df them is now living wilh their husbands. Sam was a mum as a pantomime, and, just is soon as he was ready, him and Bockic jot tiod. They lived on a farm, and every thing wont smopth for about a year, and it ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
rpHE HOW ltAL FREE PRESS, And MiUagong, Burriwaiiij, and Kangaloon Advocate, in published every BATU1V1JAY M O 11 H I N O.' BUIlSOItD'TIOSS:— Sixteen Shillings (lGn) a year ; or in par quarter ot three months, payable iu advance. It hooked, iU Iter year, or Ss jjcr &lt;juurU;r. ADVERTISING:— Advertisements jire dialled for at tha following rate each insertion:—Sixpence per lino tip to livo lines; cue iucli, 3s; every additional inch, Jb tid, with a leduction ot olio-fourth for thirtcon coiikcou live insertions, atul of ,oiic-Lliird for twenty-six IiiKcrtioui. AuuouiiceincnlB of Births, Marriages, cud ii'eutkft, 2s tid eiich. J0BBIN8 llKPAltTMKST :— Business Cards Hand-bills Bill-heads Labels Catalogues Posting Bills Circulars Programmes JLc., &lt;Sre., Ac., W. WEBB and Co., Proprietors. w J£. A L h 12 11 I) I C E, Undertaker, Carpenter, and Builder, Bowral. JOINER!' AN^ TIMBER YARDS. W. A. h)»ing^)/'lt/;o))^i)odioii,s Stables And Buggy iSheiw, hoj-x^yiii Bis rtCw ent...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
CATTLE AND SIIBEP. Rates for conveyance of c.itllo (at per truck) to Homebush are as follows:—From Goulluu'n, £-1 -is ; MaruUm, £3 10s 8il; Moss Vale, £2 12s ; 13o\vral, £2 S3 ; Mittagong, £2 (is ; Picton, £1 10s. Hates for conveyance of sheep (at per truck) to Homobiish are as follows:—Prom Goulbiirn, .£3 13a Id ; Marulan, £3 us 7d; JIoss Vale, £2 12a; Bowral, £'1 Ss; Mittagong, £'J (is ; I'icton, £1 10s.
TACKS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
TACKS. A tack is a simplo unpretending aort of a voting nail, noted for its keen ropartoo when pressed for a roply, and poaaessing tlio pecu liar power, when standing on its head, of causing tho cold shivers to run down the back of a man in moro anticipation of what might bo. Tacks are in soason all tho year round, but tho early spring is usually tho timo selected by thorn for a grand combined effort, and thon thoy flourish everywhere for at least a month. tSinco the inauguration of tho time honoured ceremonies of house-cloauing, every thorough housekeeper, with long oxpo rionco in tho lino of duty, so takes up the carpot as to rotain nil tho tacks in their original places, thus preventing it slipping .from tho shaker's hands, unless the tack breaks or his lingers givo out. But the triumph of tho tack is not complete at this early stage; it patieufly abides its timo, and on the relaying of tlio carpet issues forth with doublo forco. Aftor searching the entire houso lor a paper of ta...
CLAIMING A HUSBAND AFTER TWENTY YEARS' SEPARATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
CLAIMING A HUSBAND AFT Kit TWENTY 1 YBAllS' SKPAllAl'ION. ' A iMlcUMAit case of wife desertion heart? at (Iio Mel bourne city court on Tuesday is reported in Die " Ago." A mail, somewhat past middle age, named Solomon Charman, was ohnrjjcd with deserting liis wife, Mary Charman. lie was arrested on warrant the previous tiny 011 (ho inf6rmation of tho prose cutrix, who met him accidentally in the street after a separation of about twenty yearn. Tho proso cutrix deposed tluit she was married in Melbourne to tho accused in January Itiliit. They then went to Dunedin, and after living there a week or two her husband left, in company with his brother, for the Dilimtaii goldfield. Mlifi had never seen hitn fiiiiec until Sunday, Tho prosecutrix, after tho lap.se of about nix yearn, \fcnt to live nt Nunawadiiig, Vic toria, with thmlofemlnnt's father. AVhilc there she was informed that the accused and hiit brother had died. A year or so sincc she had reason for believing that lie was still al...
ORIGINAL POETRY. BRUMMIE'S RETREAT, OR THOE GOOD OLD LAND LAWS.; A TRUK TALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
ORIGINAL POETRY. imUMMIB'S ItF.THEAT, Oil THOSE GOOD OLD LAND IiAWd. A TnuK Talk. Yoatcvwo 1 saw n dummy A' ridinj: down tlio street, I think they called him Brumraia Did any ono he'd meet; IIo said ho came for letters, And of tliu town to Inko n viow, To throw ott his dummy fettcrn Just for nil hour or two. But tho words wove barely uttered When ho trembled and grew palo, His heart, Oh 1 how it Muttered As he clung on lo iv rail. What is tho matter with thco, Thou lmst surely got a fright? Ho muttered : I'ity ! pity I And pointed to tho right. I looked in that, direction And saw coming ill full speed, As if riding for protection— Was a man upon a steed. I gazed in silent wonder As along tlio road lie flew, Brummie muttered : Oh, hy thunder I Tho Inspector, it is truo. 'Twas then 1 saw ft twinklo In cunning Brummie's eye, I'll loarn Unit ehap a wrinkle, Although he's pretty tly. I liad saaico divined the meaning To which his notions soon gave vont, When I saw his eoat-tiiils streami...
CORRESPONDENCE. [WHILE we shall be glad to publish letters, it must be understood that it does not follow we endorse the opinions of our correspondents.] TO THE EDITOR OF THE FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
CORRESPONDENCE. [Wuir.n we shall be glud to publish letters, it must lie understood that it (loos not follow we eiitlorso the opinions of our correspondents.] TO THE EDITOR Of T1IU l'REK I'KKRS. Sin,—On Monday, last I was shown through Mr. Smith's (tho constable) resideuco, at Mitfcagong, and was not more surprised in my life than to see the unhealthy little crib which this highly-appreciated, and much respected officer and his family are com pelled to live. His residence and the lockup aro under the same roof, the whole consis ting of two rooms, two cells, and a small rabbit hutch, by courtesy called a kitchen. The first of the two rooms is necessarily used as a parlour for the convenience of those who wish to transact business with Mr. Smith, who it will bo remomberrd has to act as C.P.S. as well as constable. No. 2 is a bedroom, in which the paronts and five children have to sleep, tho eldest child being a boy of twelve years. No. 8 is one of the cells, which Mr. Smith is compell...
THE COMMERCIAL BANK ROBBERY IN MELBOURNE. MRLBOURNE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
'I'll 12 COMMUItCrAL BANK ltOBBEBY IN MELBOURNE. RfnwiocnNE. Sunday. Tho police liavo arrostcd a young man named Richard Henry Corbclt, Hon of tho messenger of tlio CommcrcM Bank, for stealing thu fonrtcon bars of gold anil tho notes from tluil bunk. U appearB that young Corbclt wan apprenticed to ft black-smith in Bydnoy, but nioro recently waH taken into tho Com mercial Bank to assist his father, and not long before ft mysterious robbery of £1090 was committed from tlio bank. Ho was lately reported to ba in Sydney again. Ho was tolcgraphcd to, and a reply was sent to tlio effect that lie had gono to Now Zea land. In reality, however, he camo to Melbourne, T, and hero went to n locksmith, from whom he obtained duplicate keys of tho bank strong room. 'i Hearing of the expected arrival of tho bars of gold p 011 Wednesday night, lie lurked about tho bank and eventually got in, and from the strong room, whilst unobserved, ho carriod off as much as ho could carry. Tho detcclixcs having ...
M I S C E L L A N E O U S. THE CONFESSION OF CONNELL. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
M I B (J E L L A N E 0 U H. THE CONFESSION OF CONNELL. With regard ^l(i statements of the man "Council, who gave himself into the custody ul Uio police on tho 2!)th ultimo, ami re lated portions of his criminal career, a cor respondent writes to tho " South Austra lian .Register" :—" Tho facts, as admitted by Council, referring to tho portion of his career spent in Tasmania are essentially correct. His maiden ell'ort in Victoria was tho sticking-up of Spring-bank, a station at that timo the property of Robert SwaiV For this offenco ho- was subsequently; arrested by Trooper Burko, of the Harrow station, and was taken to Hamilton, tried, anil sentenced to fifteen years' imprison ment. In the custody of Sergeant Gadell ho was being removed to Portland Gaol, when ho mado his escape in rathor a clever way. Tho sergeant and another trooper had camped for tho night at a lmt in tho' . road, where the prisoner, securely hand culled, was placed. During the night the sergeant had occasion to g...
MITTAUONG POLICE COURT. MONDAY, S[?]EMBER 24. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
MITTAUONG POLICE COUIVf. mosday, sifeemiteu 24. ]5mim: Messrs. F. H. Wilshho, P.*M., II. Childs, and P. Tj. (J. Slicjiparil, J's.P. Thomas 'Wilson was charged by Constable Qiiinn, Mint ho did, 011 the 7tli day of September, nt Bowral, use both obsceno and profane language. Defendant pleaded guilty to both charges, and was lined 10s and (is Oil costs of Court in ouch ease.' Charles GriilUhs v. Jamea Willis.—Insulting language. ISfr. Nichols appeared for plaintiff. Tho. Bench, after hearing n slatement from Mr. Grilliths, to the otT-jct that the language complained of was used 011 private; promises, said I buy would have to dismiss tlio ease, nnd after giving the defen dant a warning, advised him to npologiso to complainant to avert a civil action. Jliehard Gibson was charged with a breach of tho Public Instruction Act, by failing to scud his child to school. Charles Stratford, Truant-Tnepeetor for tho dis trict, stated : The information is correct; called upon defendant 011 several o...
BERRIMA DISTRICT COUKSING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
BEIUmrA DISTIUCT COUKSINQ CLUB. Pnr.sn.KXT: 15. Ii. Toolli, Esq., M.L.A. Vieo-Prcsi dents: W. M'Court, K°q., M.L.A.; J\ H. Throsliy, Ksq., .1.1'.; Will I er Moniiv, Ksq., and .T. S. Ponder, Ksq. ComntiUee: Messrs. W. Cooper, 1". Badgcry, It. Morrice, W. Clmrkor, tt. .John Wade, nnd 1*1. Carter. SteWnrds: Messrs. \\. M'Court, J'. IT. Throsby, nml G. Pritehard. Judge: Mr. W. Cooper. Slip .steward: Sir. .lolin Wnde. Flag steward: Mr. Thomas Graham. Slipper: Mr. J. l'rutt. Emmie Vi-nK Stakes—First Ties.—For sixteen dogs nil ages it Jl'.'i.'Is cich. Winner, £215 ; Ruuner up, .CIO ; third unit fourth, £:! each. M. ] >;itU r':; lis r d Tobacco, Hero—Lady, rati a bye. J. Lnwson's w hk b Lark, Btrkdnlo—unknown—boat K. 1',. /.ouch's ns bu w b Wait n While, Spring— Noo.Ho. | D. )>. Moon's 1)1; w p Arehic, Damascus—Ro'uge-et Noir, beat, W. M'Court's r or f w il 1> Mistake, Satan—Ziinara. J. Thomas and Sons' bd w h Catnellianmy. Mnjor-Gciicijil — Grnffo Darling, heat W. Morrico's ii3 bk...
HORSE MARKET. MESSRS. WILLIAM INGLIS AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
HOUSE MARKET. MEHSU8. WIIAUM INOWS AND 00. Tins market was linn for tlio past week, with ft good demand lor nil descriptions of HHoful horses. Wo hurt some very (ine horses from New Zealand, find from Grafton, (ioulhurn, and Penrith the past week, all of which were disposed of at the following prices: —Clydesdale entire colt, £105, and a draught cntiro colt, £71; 11 extra heavy draught mares and gold invjH, £40 to £53; 59 heavy draught niaroa and geldings, £28 to £10; 19 cart borseB, £18 to £28 ; 33 harness horses, £10 to £25; 18 light harness horses. £5 to £10 ; 30 very light horses, £1 to £5. At the Campuidown yards wo sold a nico lot of heavy and light horses for Mr. J. Moonoy, numbering 21 head at quotations; 12 head of usoful harnoss horses for Mr. C. Marshall, at quotations ; and a lot of 10 horses for Mr. Kelly, at quotations; also, two or thrno small lots of heavy and light horses.—Septem ber 20. I'lusxrcn and published by Wili.um Webb, for the proprietors, W. Webb and Co., ...
MOSS VALE POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
MOSS VALE rOLICK GOUltT. Wkdkkhday, SisPTiwmr.r. 20. Br.roitR Messrs. F. Pi. Wilsliiro, P.M., W. M'Court, J.P., and .1. Alcorn, P.M., of lirnidwood. A case ot insulting language was postponed until next Wednesday. A couch license was granted to II. F. Gingor, and throe to Messrs. Potter and Cole.
RICHARDSON AND NIXON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
IUCHA.UDSON AND NIXON'S KEPORT. B.u.e oat hay, Hs fid to "m 3d Bundle oat lmy, 4s 11(1 to 5s 3il Jjuceiiia hay, truss, 2s 'Jcl to its G.'l Bundle straw, 2m .'id to 2s lOd Bale straw, 2s Oil to 2s 5d Wheat hay, 3s (id to -la 5d Wheat and oat hn.y, 1b Od to Ss Od Chad 2s (id to its Id Ditto, mixed, 3s 4d to 3s ltd Ditto, oaten, -la Od to 5s Id Wheat, la Od to 5s Od Oats, seed, 2s 3d to 2b lOd Ditto, feed, 2a 3d to 2s lOd Corn, 2a lid to 3s Od Potatoes, 3s lid to -is Od Bran, Is to Is Id Flotiv, £13 Oh to CM Oh I'oUnrd, Is Od to Os Od Pumpkins, per doz. 2s Od to 3a 2d Turnips, 2s Od (o 2s 9d Billet wood, 10s Od to 14s.9d Bundle ditto, 12s Od to 17s Od Foot ditto, 12s Od to 17a Oil Posts and rails, £3 Os to £3 lug Fowls, 4s Od to (is 3d ■» Ducks, /is Gd to 8s Od ». Geese, 7s Od to 10s Od Turkeys, 9s Od to 10s Od Pigeons, Is 3d to 2s Od Cheese, 'Id lo 8d Butter, Is 7d to 2s 2d Eggs, is 2d (o Is 8i^ Bacon, Od to Od Honey, 5d to Gd Sucking rij-H, 8s to 93 Gd Dead Pigs, ijd to Gd Oranges, 2...
MITTAGONG SMALL DEBTS COURT. MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 24. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 September 1883
MITTAGONG SMALL DKBTS COURT. Monday. Skptkmdkh 21. Bkkoiii! Messrs. J1". 1!. Wilshire, P.M., II. Childs, and | 1'. Ij. C. Sheppard, J's.l'. Catherine Hinds v. liarlhnloinew llush.—JE2 for five weeks' wages at 8s per week. Mr. Nichols appeared for plaintiff. Defendant had pniil 35s into court which plain tiff's solicitor agreed to take in payment, if tho defendant would pay costs, tint upon blank refusal iiu' itvtM proceeded with. The evidence of plaintiIf went to show that she had engaged with tho defendant's daughter, Mrs. llielly, lo work for the defendant an a .servant at the rate of 6s per week, and upon demanding the sume, tho defendant would only pay her at the rale of 7s per week, which it was alleged in defenco slio lmd agreed for. After witnesses had been examined both for tho plaintiff and defendant, the Bench inferred that there had been a misunderstanding between tho parties, hut would givo a verdict for tho amount claimed, without costs.
THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. [SOME careless messenger must have dropped an official parcel between Moss Vale and Picton, for we find a document which evidently purports to be the Governor's intended speech on the opening of Parliament.] [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 6 October 1883
THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. [Some careless messenger must have dropped an official paroel botweon Moss Vnle and Picton, for we find a documont which evidently purports to bo the Gover nor's intendod speech on tho opening of Parliament,] Honorable Gexti.kmkn or the Legislative Council, and,.^j»tlkuhk of the Lechs Lvrivis AssEMnHy|— 1. In calliug you together at lliis vernal period of the year, I was mindful that your pastoral and commercial interests should not be jeopardised by summoning you at an earlier period for tho mere dispatch of pub lic biuiness. Bo far as urgency is con cerned, your immediate presence was not necessary, as the laws, with two or three exceptions, are working harmoniously and beneficially to the peace and concord of the various classes of our community. Policy, however, ana a desire Lo let you have an opporl unity to suggest an opinion as to popular legislation, have weighed with mo in not.keoping you longer away from these consecrated Chambers. 2. I am happy'to s...