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TO BE SHOT AT SIX. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
TO LiE SHOT AT SIX. A torriblo example Las been ninclo in Ton. quin. 1 One of I ho special correspondents* attached to llio expedition now in the field was Gamillc Farcy, well-luiown (is :i brilliant; writer. , ..Ho. had long been connected with La Franco', ono of tho heading journals: TJio' . army willi which ho was detailed to ncconi-' P»ny was that of General Forgomol".-' This, officer 13 a martinet and entertain!; tiio most' rigid ideas regarding 'discipline;. Bofoi'e'lho ' expeditionary forces lauded he,' in conjunc-' ;tion with General Vincendon, concbctod tho following pledge, which till journalists"wero^ obliged to sign:— ' ! I, —promise upon my .honor to transmit,' no information whatever, either li,y telegraph' or by : mail, or by any other means, without liret having' submitted, my muriut;crip& to tiro examination of the' officer commanding, tho expedition, or to such oilieer '&lt; or olliccia as he,may dolegato that power to.: I titer agree Unit any failu...
Bowral Literary & Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
ISowral Lii;cr«ry & S>cUatii»3r Society. Tim first hnU-yetirty meeting o£ the above socicty will bo belli in tjio school o£ wts this (Wednesday) evening to commonco immediately after the close ot the public anteriainment. All poisonc. intc-rcstod in the society or desirous of becoming members are specially requested to remain behind aiid attend tho' meeting. 'i'he business will comprise principally the reading of the report and the election of .oilicors for the ensuing six months; also tho.mo.ving of several notices of motion al'teeting the constitution of the society. (Since the society was formed the meetings generally have been/extremely intorosting, and those who have regularly attendest-and taken jwt in the j business testify to the usefulness of such iustimlions. It is hoped many Uiore persons will join during the • ; approaching half-year and that tho.-e wlu do become I members will assist in the building-up of a society ] unequalled in the land for its general uti...
The Bowral Free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but cut and drink as friends. Wednesday, January 7, 1885, PUBLIC MEETING AT BOWRAL. AGITATION FOR A NEW RECREATION GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
©be §0foral Jfrcc Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but cat ami drink as friends. Wednesday, January 7, 1885, . PUBLIC MEETING AT IJOWIi.AI, Agitation for a new IIk'mskation G hound. On Saturday evening lust the adjourned pub lic meeting in vcforonco to a proposed new re creation forPowral was iiriil in tlio school of arts. Thore were about sixty or sovonty 1 •persons present. Shortly after eight ■ o'clock Mr. J. J. Otimpbell ascended the platform presumably for the purpose of j making an explanation as to the objcct of the ■ ' meeting when Mr. (J. Grove rose and ob jected to anj'thing being done till ft chair- '■] "Jia'd been appointed. Mr. Campbell re sumed his seat and Mr. Cole moved that Mr. Cirove take the chair; . Sir. Grovo do- 1 clined and Mr. Hamilton Osborne was then ■ proposed as chairman, Mr. Osborne de clined and nominated Mr. C. Bennett who j likewise declined and urged that Mr. Grove • consent to preside. After a little persuasion Mr. Grove took the clmir,...
LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
. &OCAL B&EVfTIES. Mr. James Dawson, inspector of schools at Braidwood, succeeds Mr. Inspector G. O'Byrne at Mitlagong. Tenders, receivable up to tho 21sfc in-, .staut, are invited lor the erection of an in fants' school in Bowral. .A b/ojquet is to be given to Messrs. W. •M'Court ami Ii. S. Badgqry, Ms.L.A., at Burrawang, on January ,28tb, in considera tion principally of the services rendered by them in Parliament in connection with tho railway to Robertson. In our present issue are concluded both our prize story, " Ethel Garland," and the interesting novelette entitled "Daisy Lati mer." l(,or the future it is our. intention to publish only one story at a time as tho publication of two or more causes confusion to the renders. ■ Mil. C. Watbbs, storekeeper, has removed to his new commodious and handsome pre mises.inunediately opposite the place he has vacated. .Wo understand Messrs. J. and A; Harrison intend commencing business as general storekeepers in the shop re...
Berrima District Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
BScrriitiii'Jfristriet Agricultural S«ci«iy. rnu regular monthly meeting of tlio committee of the above society was held at Mr. Riley's ltoyal Hotel on'Monday afternoon last. There were present Messrs. J. A. OJivJlgery (in the chair), R. Bridge, Ii. Childs, M. rice, /. Loseliy, J.-Piiyjott, .W; V-. lSren ning, and the secretary, T. Graham. The minutes of the previous meeting were read nn V confirmed. The secretary said, in respect to a motion previously carried authorising, hi^i to appoint a collector to collect outstanding subscriptions, thai, he dirl not con sider it necessary to do so as most of the incmbens had already paid their subscriptions ; and thoro was not a large amount outstanding at present.': It was decided that the next annual show ho held on the 25tli, 26th, and 27th March next, providing those days do not clash with the (Joulburn show ; if they do, to alter the date;; to the 18th, 10th, and 20th March. The secretary stated that the schedule com mittee had met twice...
The "Evangelist" Canoc. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
Tlic " Evangelist" Canoe. 0;r Monday evening the people of Bowrnl had the opportunity of seeing » real live ennoe, which the exhibitor claims to bo tho smallest canoe in the world, its lenyth being 12 feet, and its weight only ; 79 lbs.' The canoo is nainod tho ".Evangelist,", and in used by its present owner and exhibitor (the llov. I?. 0. .11. .Fnirey) RQlnly for missionary purposes nroiind the Australasian coasts. The rov. leoluror explained that when his ordinary ministerial labors on tliu land exhausted his utrongth, ho found that ■tho best way to recover himself was by taking a holiday in Ins canoe. Iio thought thatwas tho best w.'iv of spending a holiday, and believed that many nf his tired clerical brethren would be more quickly retold !)i some such pursuit than by visiting a crowded city to pore over a book, iii an armchair, Somo objected that it was a lonoly holiday, and that bo nineh time would be taken up with tho boat ihnt no tinio would bo found for study. * Mr. Faircy...
Will you Love me when I'm Old?. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
Will you Love mewhen I'm Old?. A littlh molo is growing, John, ■ .Tusl imdornciitlimy cliin ; II gives moHO lrifioli Ri'iof, John, I'm growing pule iinil Uiin, • Another one is coming, John, •Tnst imdcriioallimy onv, • : And I will lio disfigured, .Tolm, For lifo, I siidiy fonr. And so I want to nik you, .Iplin, WiU'o'cr your life grow cold ?"' All, aiiBwor liio nt once', dour John, •Will you lovo mo wlion I'm moled ?.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
J, L. CAMPBELL,. IN rcturning thanks to the Inhabitants oC BOtVTIlAL and District, bogii to intovra Ilium that lie lias 1 1 OjJOliCll " . A. fashionable Boot' & Slioe Emporium, And linn much pleamu'0 in submitting Tor inspection a Choice and Specially; Selected Slock of .Boots ■ anil Shoes. All tlio LATEST STYLES of.Ladies', Gents', and Children's Bonis and Qliocs kopt in slock. Every ' ' convonionco and couiforl for Ladies. - „ ' r " 1 1 " y ' * Ut * an A N.D • S II O w. T H IS WEE K. ' • SEE MV; GOODS'; compn.ro pricoB,.and then judge lor yourselves. ALL NEW GOODS. A REDUCTION ALL ROUND FOR CASH. AbI buy tor cash in lavgo quantities, I.am able to,, soli, not, merely a few leading lines as a bait, but every article in tbo Irado, AT A CLICAlt SAVING of flora two to three shillings in tiicr.£. Then why pay for your neighbours' had .debts, when you can save 15 per cent, by pui chasing • • ; - ' I'Olt. CASn at, Ji L.' CAMPBELL'S ?. I liave always- oiiv&aricla good suppl...
DAISY LATIMER; OR FOR LOVE OR WEALTH. CHAPTER V. (CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
DAISY LATIMER; Oil, * f 3?o« Lovn 01 i WjmtiTH.' • CIIAPTnil V. (CONTINUKD.) " Orm runaway seema to liavo fouud a comT panion,' remarked Lady Montague, ' '' .'"Prom whomsliomuatspeoililybeseparaL ioclvrqibinoflSirriiilipj'stQrnly. "So you liavo boon! in ■the society of thisf fortunohuntor. ovcvfiinco' quitting your liomo ?' ho said t'o .Daisy, his-i passionato love rondor ing him, tho harder, whon lie saw the girl ho ndored leaning trustingly upon' tho arm of a rival. You shall answer for this to lino, sir.!" "Pardon mo;" ropliod Ivo, undaunted, " your vile suspicions are uttorly unfounded. I met-Miss Latimer hero only half an hour ago. ! Wo liavo had .much to explain to oaclu other;; and. wcniow- stand before you hound irrevocably by vows of■ ' mutual affection. This is my affianced wifo. ■ "Is this true?' oxclaimod Sir Phillip, gnawing his monslaclio in bitt.er chagrin. Speak, Daisy, is it true ?' " Wo love one another,' replied tho young girl, simply; ■ • ■ • " There are two word...
Banqact to Mr. G. O'Byrne. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 January 1885
Banquet to Mr. G. O'Byrne. At a preliminary meeting held at Mittagong on Fri- day evening last it was resolved to invite Mr. G. O'Byrne, late inspector of schools, Mittagong, who has recently been appointed district inspector at "Wagga Wagga , to a public dinner as a mark of the esteem in which his services an a public officer and his conduct as a private citizen are held by the resi- dents of the distriot. A large and influential com- mittee of which Mr. T. W. Henry, public school teacher, Bowral, is the secretary, has been appointed to give practical effect to the foregoing resolution. We understand Mr. O'Byrne will be asked to accept &nbsp; the dinner about the end of the present month. &nbsp;
LORD AGUSTUS LOFTUS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 January 1885
LOJil) AGUSTUo LOl'TUK, Austiiatj,'" in tho. 8. Jlf. 7/rra/tl, writing under the heading of Our Governors, says: —Lord Augustus Loftus, whom wo are now tqj;d has successfully nought to bo. removed frpm the colony, is. unquestionably the most distinguished man that ban evor been our Oioveruoiv Ho lias been his sovereign's am liassiuloiviu inosti dillieult. limes at 'several of the loading oourls of Europe, i\nd lias, 1 Itylieve, b.chl positions of the kind for koiiio ftO years; wit.li liigli honour to himself and with; great advantage to his country. He is'an mscinjiplislied scholar, and speaks si,m&lt;- half,dozen lnugungos with greiu, fin oncy and correal,nosH. He ia: on terms of p.orsnhal friendship. wiLli very many of Llio ablest and most distinguished nioirin tho Avqrld, iyid in .would bo difficult to surpass him in general knowledge of statesmanship; yet with 111,1 in conversation ho is tho most grille of'iyon._ His administration of tho afl'airs oi tho colony has boon ...
THE RECREATION GROUND. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 January 1885
THE HECTlEATrON G BOUND. TO Till* KPITOH Or-TIIR RO\ritAIi> FRKti i»M?88. .Slit,— I have hcuti thinking much aliout the lulu pro-. ! posul re -the recreation ground, and I feel ttorely afraid. thai if il in not loft as 'it fa now uh a settle 1 iiuosliun it will inuliu liownil foil: loo!: particularly Billy. Wliiit ! aftor iinmii of us living hero those 1!0 years and mora and yet have to ask tho gnvmmxuil to come and look for a bettor ground i.s the olimax of absurdity, and would, [ four, spoil out' influence for imblio weal for it Ioiik timo lo cojuo : .lust lnickli) |.o with manly piide, 1 Improve the land oil every . Rido With spade, and line, and pretty Ireus, And malco it line l),y slow degrees. Yomn, rt«.. ' T. \VIfaSOM13.
NEVER AT HOME—HARDLY EVER. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 January 1885
NEVER AT HOME—HARDLY EVER. When the pedlar rang Mr, Bird's door-boll, tho other day, Mr. Bird liimaelf opened the door. Mr. Bird had the baby upon his arm and thoi'e were four ohildron at his heels. " Is the lady of-tho house in ?" asked tho pedlar. " Certainly sho isn't," replied Bird. "She is out. Sho is perennially and eternally out 1" " Where can I see her ?" Why, go down to the Woman's Suffrage Club Room ; and if she isn't there, go to tho Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Animals; and if she isn't there, visit tho hall of tho Association for Alleviating the Mis eries of the Senegainbians; and if she has finished up there, look for her at tho Church Aid Society, or at tho Ninth Ward Soup house, or the Homo of the One-legged, or at the Refuge for Infirm Dugs, or at the Hospital for the Asthmatic, or at the St. Polpcaiy Orphan Asylum, or at some of those places. If you get on her track you'll see more paupers, and strong inindod women, and .underclothing for the hoathen, t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 January 1885
LETTS'S DIARIES FOR 1885, ON SALE nt the Frco Pcss Book and Stationary Depot, Bowral, from Is, 3d. upwards. DAVID MOFFITT, Auctioneer, Land and Insurance Agent, ROBERTSON. 102 J.G.MORRIS, Auotioncor, Property Salesman, Insuranco Agent, itc., etc., Opposito Railway Station, BOYVRAL. HENRY TAYLOR, Auctioneer, Land, Estate, and General Commission . Agent, ' : MOSS VALE. Agont for Viotoria Fire Insuranco Company. JOHN WRIGHT, Auctioneer, Land and Estate Agent. All transactions in tlio abovo line will reccivo tho ' greatest care and attention. Address— , :■ MEDICAL HALL, NATTAI. BOWRAL BRICK COMPANY. rpi-IIS abovo Company lias for Salo first-olass JL BRICKS in any quantity. Tho usual disoount allowed tor Cash. 205 C. GltOVE, Manager. J. JACOBIE, Practical Cutter and Tailor, BOWHAL. Large selection of Tweeds to choose from. Tehms Stmotlt Cash. 140 C. PRIOR. Saddler and Harness Maker, Bong Bong-street (near tho'posc-oflice), BOWRAL. A LL kinds of work executed with speed and J\. excellence...
CURRENT EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 January 1885
CI! It KENT EVENTS. The minister foi;.niino3,atnrtB upon a lour through tlio southern districts on the 10th •limitary. • Thu boring operations in connection with the city railway oro boinB rapidly 'proceeded with, Tho ninmbors of tlio Australian Kluvon havo pro. Hontcil Murdoch, on belmlf of his wite, with a beauti pair of bracelets sot with diamonds find rubies. trlin dampbolltown Herald says:—Tt will' bo li Imppy relonso for the colony when Hie joyful hows poo* forth Mint " Gussy" is 110 longur our Governor. I [in niisornblo cuddinlincss tins been a standing dis Rnirn, mid Iuh reign has surrounded Ntiw South Wales with 111111I0 of darkness ami despair t.lnit only our rich resources, and our indisputable nonuinonoss as a colony; lmve bcun in any measure able to coun teract. ' II is sad to think, says a writerin a con temporary,' that with tho wave nf her waml Ihn gieal and mys terious •fairy called "l>'nshion" nan bring • listrass auu starvation on thousands of her busy worliinj...
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 10 January 1885
CHAPTER III, A few days after Marion's arrival at Melan gole a respectable-looking individual dressed in black, and wearing a tall, black hat— rather an unusual headgear in the Queens land station life,—and mounted on a black horse, rode up to tlio garden-gate, and after dismounting, and fastening his funeral steed carefully to a paling, whipped the dust off liis boots with his handkerchief, and ap proached the house with a slow and digni fied step. , The man was elderly, but it would have been difficult to have determined liis exact age, for he had one of those grey, colourless faces that never seemed to have been young nor even appear to grow much older. His upper lip and chin were shaven, and his thin, grey whiskers carefully trimmed. His small, grey eyes—sharp as those of a weasel—soemed to have the power of reading the inmost thoughts of others, while never revealing what was passing in his own mind. Lawyer Dale had been the late Mr. North brook's friend and counsellor for many...