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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
T HE BOWRAL FREE P It ESS and Miitagoag, Burrawang, and Kangaloon Advocato, IB published eveiy S.ATUKDAY JtOBNINO. SCUSCIUI'TIONS:— Sixteen Shillings (10s) a year; or -Is per ([waiter at three mouths, payable in advance. II booked, £1 per year, or uu per quarter. 1BVBKTIHIKOJ Advertisements arc chargod for at the following rite each. insertion:—Sixpence per lino up to five lines; ouc inch, il*; ovary additional inch, 1b Gd, with a icductioii of one-fourth for thirteen consecu tive insertions, and of one-third for twenty-nix insertions. Announcements of Births, Marriages, wi Deaths, 2b Gd each. JOIBINB ckpahtmest:— Business Cards Hand-bills Bill-heads Labels Catalogue* Pouting Bills Circulars Programmes i£c., Ac., Ac., W. WEBB ami* Co., ' Proprietors. ITXAOON G S A W MILLS. To Timber Merdiants and others. The undersigned lwinf^mrgtasctl tlio mill and plant hitljCrto yStke/ byyVilliaiifton and Co., are prepared io nup^y ti^licufin hi^ofijfoi'o. All communieatiq/s arfuresKe^to . T COXU...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
CATTLE AND SHEEP. Rates (or conveyance of cuttle fat per trnck) to Homobush are a3 follows :—From Cioulliurn, £4 4b ; Marulitn, £3 10s 8J; Moss Vnle, £2 12a; Bowral, £2 8s ; Mittagoug, £2 Gs ; Picton, £1 10s. Rates for conveyance of sheep (nt per truck) to Honiebiisli aro as follows :—From Goulburn, £3 13s lil; Manilun, £3 us 7il; Moss Vale, £2 12s; Bowral, £2 8s ; Mittagong, £2 6s ; Ticton, £1 10s.
HOW SHE SCARED 'EM. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
HOW SHE SCARED 'ESI. " But, papa!" . " Not another word," said tho eighth dulto of Bluo Island A.VC11UO, as Ilia dinner pall fell on tbo floor with a ducisivoclank. " Your^notlier has told nie of thin foolish passion of yours for liudolph M'Closky, bucbymy " Stepping hastily to an ebony desk inlaid with dirt tho duko glanced for an instant into a largo book that lay there, and then rosumad his position in front of tho faulouil upon which fioryl was reclining. "By my halidoni," ho oontinued, " I will bend this haughty will of yours to my own, for never shall it bo said that a daughter of the house of Perkins allied herself with one far beneath her in tho social scale. No," ho said, his features whitening with pas sion when ho saw the girl, an insouciante expression on her pure young face, regarding him with a half scornful, half don't-oaro-wbether-school-keeps-or-not look. "I will prevent this mairiiigo of which you Hpeak so confidently, though it cost mo my fortune and my life. What...
MISCELLANEO U.S. EFFECT OF SHADE ON POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
MISCELLANEO U.S. EFFECT OF SHADE ON POTATOES. ExpEiUJtENTa made at tlio fartnof tha " Rural Now Yorker " to show tho elfects of shado on growing potatoes, give tlio interesting result lliut tlio aflor iiooii sun in iiioro importance to tlio yield of potn tocB tlinn tho morning huh. Tlio ilrst experimental plot shaded after 12 p.m., receiving only tho morn ing sun produced nearly 400 busliula per ucro. Tlio second, which was shaded up to 2 p.m., recoiving the afterwards, produced 520 bushols pur acre. It war nlho observed that tho afLernoon sun produced moro potatoes of smaller size than tbo morning sun. II. iloosa slates, in tlio " Ductsclic tlaorlner Z6itung," that of titty varieties of potatoes grown by him, Early Vermont was the oarlieat, best, and most pro lific. IIo recommends it us particularly adapted for " purring "—that is, thu largest tubers may bo taken away without injury to tho remaining ones, which, if ruLi-pfnllv covered. and without disturbing the roots will continuo...
REV. S. HOWARD MEMORILA. TO THE EDITOR OF THE FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
1VEV, 8. HOWARD MlSMOBIAIi. TO TUB BMTlfK 0? TUB ?KBB I'ltKHS. Bib,—I was not ablo to bo in attendance at tho meeting hold in Ilia School of Arts, in connection with the fibovo, until too lute, ami, in coiiBequcnco, oould not fjivo expression to my views on tlio. , matter. I would resentfully (suggest to thoso who have ' the matter in hiiiul that it would do nioro honour to tlio memory of the deecased, and would, I am mini, be more in accordance with his wishes, to riiiso a Ruin of money HUllicient to erect and finish, Hay, tho front wall of tlio proposed .School of Arl.s, on which might ho placed a tablet indicating that the front \viin erected by the people in honour of the memory of the gentleman who, during his residence here, interested himself in tho erection of the buiId in;;, mora limn any man in ltuwrnl. Trusting that it in not too late for steps to bo f Alum in the matter. 1 am, dear sir, yours, «vcM A 1113S1DI3NT.
CORRESPONDENCE. [WHILE we shall be glad to publish letters, it must be undetstood that it does not follow we endorse the opinions of our correspondents.] MR. M'COURT ON THE MITTAGONG SCHOOL, CASE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE PREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
0 0 II II E S V 0 N D E N 0 B. [WmiB wo flliiiU lio Rind to publish lottorn, it must lio umlniHlood that it ilucs not follow wo ondorgo tliu opinions of otiL' coiTCKiiondcritH.] Mil. M'COUItT ON THE MITTAGONG SCIIOOI, CASK. TO TIIE 15D1T0H OK Till? P1U4K PUlSflfl. Sill,—In reply to nn ctcctor, Mr. M'Court stateii nt Iii'h i»i!)lio meeting, hold nt Mittngong, that Air. Lunmiliiii, ft late tenelicT hero, complained to him tbilt lio could not maintain the proper diHciplino of 'm I'lililio Hcliool, in coiitoiinaiico of tho appointment >t tlio pupil teacher, Mikh O'Hynie. \Vo at once •jleijiaphml to Mr. Lumwlen to know if lio ever mndo jjiucli n statement to Mr. M'Court. Out- telegram and tlio reply ih (jiven hereunder. Wc refrain from making any comment on the position in which the linn. Willii\iii M'G'ourt Ijiih hindnd himself. John Uuane. Fredemok Diuteu. Tki.uhium to— J". Lmnadiiii, Etiq., Public School, Ooulhurn. Divl you lit nt riny timo Klatu to Mr. M'Coiirl that yon contil not...
THE GOVERNOR'S SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
THE GOVERNOR'S KPEliCll. " IIO.NOIUHLE GbNTLEMKN 01' Till? LkOISLATIVI COUNCIL AND CfKNTl-lt.MI'.N OF TUB LeOISLATIV! ASSEMBLY,— "1. Important millers of adniiniHtrat»n which havo occupied the time and attention of Ministers, the necessity which aroiso for culling t'arli together on an urgent occasion, iiiul the eons aliou of tho measures which are to bo present _ you huvesomewhat prolonged the recess, from whiijli, however, it may bo hoped that lib public inconveni ence 1ms nriscu. " 2. A bill for rogutating the Sale and Occupation of tho I'liblii! Lands will lie at once Hubmitted to you. It is a measuro of sueli magnitude and importance that it cannot fail to engage, and I feel sure it will receive, your most serious consideration. " !i. Immediately aftcrlhn passing of the Inscribed Stock Act in March last, the necessary steps were ' takenjfor bringing its provisions into operation; and (instruction, were foworded to London for the inscription of tho £2,000,000 Debenture Loan of 1...
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
OFI'ICIAJj GOniUiSL'ONDIiNCK. Tiie following loltor lias' boon forwarded to us by -Mr. Giu-rott Department of Publics Works, Railway Branch, : Sydney,-1th October, 1883. Thomas Garrett, Esq., M.P., 7, Grosbara-street, Sydney. .Sir,—With refercnco to your loiters of tlio 28th ultimo, representing the necessity for increased station accommodation at llowrul, I liavo the honour to inform yon that plans are now being prepared for new Station buildings, which it is proposed to ereet at this place. I lmvo tljo honour to be,-sir, Your most obedient servant, C. A. GOO DC HAP, Commissioner for llnihvnya.
BERRIMA DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
BERRIMA DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. A committee meeting of the abovo socioty was called for three o'clock on Inst Saturday afternoon, but at the appointed time there was only four of the committeemen present. However, these gentle men resolved to wait and see if there would be suffi cient come forward to form a quorum, which at length there was, being Messrs. Wilshiro (in the chair), Loseby, Neich, Atkinson, Cordeaux, Makin, and Piggott. A letter was handed to the Chairman from Mr. Graham, secretary of the socioty, stating that he was unable to attend, but thut if the committee were willing, Mr. Beer would act in his stead.— Accepted. * The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. Mr. Atkinson made a statement to the effect that as none of the sub-committee who had called for tho tenders for fencing the show ground were present, he did not think it was in their power to open and consider them, notwithstanding that the acting secretary had handed them in, and would...
HORSE MARKET. MESSRS. WILLIAM INGLIS AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
HORSE MARKET. ' I MESSRS. WILLIAM INGLI0 AND CO* The market; was but poorly supplied with horses of almost every description this week, but more espe cially for superior harness horses. Heavy draught stock were fairly representor!, and sold at about late rotes, and well-bred harness horses are required and would soil woll if to hand. At the bazaar our sales were ns • follows:—17 head of heavy draught horses and mareti, from £28 to £45; 30 head of cart-horpes, from £18 to £28; 15 head of well-bred harness horses, from £18 to £25; 30 head of useful harncsR horses, from £10 to £15; 20 head of light harness horses, from £5 to £10; very light horses, 15 heiul, £1 to £5. At the Camperdown yards we sold 30 head of heavy and light horses, for Mr. D. M'Kinnon, at quotations.—October 4. Printed and published by William Webb, for the : proprietors, W. Webb and Co., at Bowral, New , South Wales.
ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS. THE BLACK SWAMP GHOST. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS. THE BLACK SWAMP GHOST. By Italia. O wild went wind, thou hrcntli of Autumn'd boing, Thou from who no proncuco tho Iu.ivoh iloml At* drivon like ghonts from nn onohnntcr fleeing, Yellow and hlnolt and pulo and hoctio red, Fcntilcnce striaken multitudes. —Smki.lky'h Odo to tlio Wont Wind. Bkhidkb having ghosts of alt colours, Cockton says wo have long gliosis unci abort ghosts, thin ghosts ami thick ghostH, and ho on. Tlio ghost of which I writo differed from tliciu all. being a renl livo ghost, who talked, yellod, smoked, hwoic, u I'm nfrntcJ " and done, in faot, tho Hamo rh tliQ goncrality of people do. However, amongst tlio many pliiccs to be mot with, if wo travel, that bears tho narao of haunted, none has grcntor than the Black Swamp, which lies on the old Stock-road, from tho Billabonir to Veiiohijuin, whoro tradition tells ns n ghost ridoa ft whito pony whoso trotting powers exceed any Hung, oarthly; and ninny timoa have I hoard drovers relate how men ha...
WILLIAM INGLIS AND SON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
WILLIAM INULIS AND SON'S KEIDUT. Wit report having Hold, during the wcok ending Oct. 5, 188!), nt Unilwny Auction Mart mid Stock Snlo Ynrds, stock nnd pioduco nt tho following quota tiona:— Fnt Cattle par 100 lbs, l>cst quality, 'J'Ji I'riuio Wethers, 15h Od Milch Cowh, each, 10* Od to .Cll 10k Od Cnlvos, large, each, £1 15 to 112 10s Ditto, suinll, 20s Od to 32s Cd Iinmbs, cnch, 3h Od to 9h Od Pigs (alive), uxtrn large, enah, 70s Od to 90s Od Ditto, large, 45s to (iOs Small porkers, 28* Od to 37s Cd Carcase. porlt, extra hoavy weight, 2Jd to 3Jd Ditto, heavy, il.Jd to -Id Ditto, light, fijd to O.Jd Suckers, cnch, 8s Oil to 12s Od Turkeys, per pair, cocks Us Od to '22s Od ? Ditto, liens, 7« 01 to.llsOl Gco.se, per pair, Oa 0:1 to 10s Od Ducks, per pair, Oh (U to 8* lid Fowls, per pair, 3s (Id to 7s Od Mutter (roll), per lb., HJd to 12d Butter (keg), por lb., 7d to lOd Uncon, j)er ib.t (id to Did Cheese,.per lb., 3Jd to 8 I Kgga, pc dozen, la -id to la -IJd Hides, por lb., 2Jd to ...
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
Wednesday, OcTomtn ID. Bcforo Messrs. l'\ R. Wilshirc, P.M., 11. Throsby, G. Tate, find A. D. Budgery, J's.P. William Collins was charged with failing to sonil two of Ilia children to school tho required number of days, and, on pleading guilty, was lined 2s (id and 5s (id costs of Court, in each case, with 5s witness's cxpcnsos. William Murray, charged with tho sumo offence, for two children, was fmod 2s Cd, and 5s costs of Court in each case, with 5s witness's expenses. Thomas Dawson, charged with tho sumo offence, for one child, was lined 2s (id, 5s 6d costs of Court, with 2s Gd witness's expenses. George Irwin, charged with tho same offence, for two children, was lined 2s Gd and 8s costs of Court in ono case, and 2s Gd, with 5s Gd costs of Court in tho second, and 2s Gd witness's expenses. Samuel l'atton was charged with cruully ill-treat ing a dog, by picking it up by tho tail, and hammer ing its head against a suppling, and leaving it in a dying state. Messrs. Davidson and Nich...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
MISCELLANEOUS. There have been terrible crimes committed in the country parts no doubt, but the recent disclosures in Sydney relative to what is termed the " Bourke-street &nbsp; Tragedy," surpass in loathsomeness of detail anything wo have heard or read in tale or history for many years. A woman is beset by a number of rowdies and boys in ono of the shady slums of low Woolloomooloo, maltreated, and subjected t^ such inhuman and shocking indignitios that when found and conveyed to the hospital sho dies exhausted and in anguish before the promptest medical skill could be applied. The circumstances are too revolting to be recapitulated except before a jury; nor should we have alluded to the subject at all were it not that the causes of such depra vity in a section of the city youth avo partly attributed by a seotion of the press to the defect in our public school system. That system may be tinged with all the ungodli ness its opponents ascribe to it; it is cer tainly not a per...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 13 October 1883
LOCAL AND GENERAL. The Tories aro gathering strength in England aguius&lt;t Gladstone's polii'V. Two trucks of hay, next to the engine, caught firo lust week en the Western line. , . lUis lias fallen at Cobar, n wealthy township in tho north-west, that much needed it. The " Bulletin " wna socially and politically rich on September 2'Jth, politically much so ou one poli tician. Laycock broke liis leg and therefore ft monster benefit in the biggest availnblo theatre in Sydney is impending , A mas was killed recently in tho noble gamo of football, and not a soul proposed a benolit for either bin father or niot'uer. "A I'KW.OW feeling makes us wonderoua ltind. A woman has written a letter of sympathy to Mre. Horwitz, the respondent in the recent divorce case. Tnu High School in CanUereugb-Btrcet, Sydney, was opened 011 Monday morning last, by tho lion. Cr. H. Roid, Minister for Educatiou. Professor 13adh.ini delivered the opening address. It is said a husband lias written a lett...
O'DOUD AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 20 October 1883
O'DOUD AND CO.'S lVEI'ORT. .\Luzi! per bushel, !Ja Od to 3a 3d Oats do. 2s Gd to 3s Od > Barley Us Od to 4s 03 Flour, Adelaide lHt quality, £11 10a to Do., 2nd do. do. £'J Os to £10 Oa Potatoes per cwt 3h Od to 4s Od Onions do. 8h Od to 9s Od Butter per lb Os Gd to Od 'J(i Cheese do. Gd to 8d Bacon do. Gd to 8d Ijiird do. Gd to 7d " I'ijjs do. Id to 5d Calves each 8s to 20s Hides, light do. Gh to 8a Do. heavy do. per 11) 2d to 4d Calfskins do. Is to2s Gd Sheep SltinB 4d to 7d 'fallow por cwt. 30s to 34s Fowls per pair ub Od to Ga Od Ducks do. Gs Od to 8a Od ; ' Goose do. 8s to 10s Turkeys do. 8s to lGs per iloz. Is Od to Is 2d Honoy per lb 4d to Gd Beeswax do. Od to lOd Beof per tiorco GOh to 70s Pork per barrel 20(1 ltis 70s to 80s Shinnies per 1000 20.1 to 40s Beef Stuves do. £G to £8 Tallow do. £8 to £10) . Tobacco, Colonial, per lb Is 4d to la 6d Do. Leaf do. 2d to Cd Corn Beef por 100 lbs 20s Od to 2os Od Colonial Wine per gal. 4« to 6s . Sydney, October 11,1883.
ELLIS AND CO'S REPORT. PRICES FOR LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 20 October 1883
AMD co.';; lturorrr. IMiliJKtf KUU UVIS tiroCK AND Fat C'Arrut, per 100 lbs., l'Ja Oil to 23 a Od Fat nhcep, per head, 10s Oil to 17h tkl Milch cowh, each, £1 On 01 to £12 Oh OJ Calves, do. 1m (VI to £2 1.1s Oil Latnhs, &lt;lo. 7m Oil to 10m lid I'ign (alive), oncli, 24h Od to £3 0.1 Od &lt; Cnvt'UHM pork, i»:r H>., Oil toOd Suckers, each, 7h Od to 12m Od Calfskins, do. lid to Is Oil Sheepskins, per Hi.. 2Jd to CJd Hides, do. 2.Jd to lid Tallow, per cwt., .CI 10m Oil to £115a Od Wool, greasy, per lb., Od to Od Turkoy.'t (cocks), per pair, 12a Od to 18s (XI Turkeys (liens), do. '.Is Oil to lis Oil Fowls, per pair, Is 0:1 to its OJ Ducks, rlo., 7s Od to Hs OJ Uoose, du. 7» 0 1 to II I Od l'igeons, la 'Jd to 2sOJ ■Uoil butter, per II)., (j I to lOd Keg do. 6J to y$d Cheese, 4d to 7d Hneon, do. Gd to SJd F.ggs, per dozen, Uljd to.lOd Honey, do. OJ to 'Jd lJceswax, do.ild to 10J Lard, do. 5d to 7d * Pumpkins, per doixn, 2s to -is OJ Potatoes, per owt., 3s 3d to 3s lid ...