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BUNDANOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 28 June 1884
BUNTANOON. Sinob my last wo Iiuve been having-genuine wintry weather—a nice combination of frost rain, and fog. > Au attempt is being made to organise a brass..band in;our little village; it is to be hopod it will.be successful, but it is to bo: feared that the attempt is rather proma ture. : Since the land in and around Bundanoon lias been cut up there is a marked .advance* in the ; appearance of'the. plnce.i On all sides building'is going on, and Bundanoon1 bids fair to bocome a nice little town. - , : The:: tomperaiicG movement is ; . making great strides in Bundauoon. The:Hope of Bundanoon I; O.'.ti. T. number between 50 and 60, and the Chureh of England, Band ol' I-Jope somewhere about 60; and, taking the. number of, population in and around Bundanoon into consideration, it will be found that a very fair per-oentage are advo-.*; cates of temperance. , v . Mr, Atkinson, who mot with the painful j accident last week, is progressing, very fav ourably. : ; ■ ■ J line 20.
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 28 June 1884
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. On Saturday-night last the Prospect water works was the scene of 0110 of the most hor rifying tragedies , recorded for a long time; ti man named Adams being the perpetrator, (ind his wife tho victim. 1 From the infor mation to hand it appears that the woman ■was in the habit ol' doing washing for the men engngodon .(.lie works, and shortly after pino o'clock on Saturday night bad prooeed-' od to the tent-of one of her neighbours with pome shirts she bad washed,1 when her hus band who was of a jealous disposition, fol lowed, and after, calling his \yifo outside went deliberately up to.her, audputting his tirm rouud her neck told her to preparo for death, as he infceuded shooting her. Suiting the ■ action -to the word, Adams fired two eliots in succession from a revolver, tlie tirst striking the woman on the left nostril, tind the second penetrating her neck. Mrs. Adams fell to the ground, earnestly entreats ing lior husband not to. kill her till she had seen her ch...
THE HOT WATER REMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 28 June 1884
THE HOT WATER REMEDY, IIhlativh to hot &lt; wntor as a remedial ngont ]Jalh Journal of Health publishes some iulor osting hints. It says: Hoadacho almost yields to the flimultano oua application of hot water to tlio feet and tlio back of tlio neck. A strip of llnmicl or a napkin foldedlcngth wiso and dippod in hot wntor and wrung out and then applied around tho nook of a child that lias the croup will usually bring roliof. in ten'minutes, A towol folded sevoral times and dippoil in hot water and quickly wrung out and appljod over tlio seat of tlio pain in toothaclio or nouralgia will generally a fiord prompt roliof. This treatment in colic also works like magic. I liavo seen cases that have, resisted othor treatment for hours yield to ibis in ton minutos, There is nothing that will so promptly cut short a cougostion of tlio lungs, soro, throat, or rheumatism as hot' water when applied promptly and thoroughly. - • Pioces of cotton batting dipped in' hot water and kept applied...
The Late Railway Accident at Bundanoon [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 28 June 1884
The Lato Railway Accident at Bundauoou lN;refei'cnca. to.tho. rccent fatal railway, apcident at iBundanooiii-a-oorrenpondent'. has drawn our atten tion,to,a,letter that appcaroiHn.tho.Scrntineoi' somo six wcokp.sineq, pibinbing.fi.i rather glowing picture.ol the. first night after thp; hotel was .opened, a|i that placo; and prophesying thfit " ft man,would bo out -to pieces, andia wife iui.il funiUy-left destitute." Tluit 'suehlan,event has.ahen.ly comp to pa?s. is sad enough in its realisation to conclude by asking.what addi tional similar ocourronccs might not be oxpeetod;to take place in,tliu future.
West Kangaloon Mutual Improvement Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 28 June 1884
W.ost Kangiiloou ^1 ntuiil Improvement Society. At tlip regular, meeoting on Wednesday/evening tha( members rohoarsed'their pieces, for the public :iiigh(i; to,lie hold on July,2nd.Tho mpnthly, numbers of; the Uritish Workman \vero, laidupon;the.table. and distributed among. tho members. Various.busi-. •noas niattors were settled and' arrangements were, made for tho meeting of tho eommifctco ■ previous to, olcetipn.Qf ollicer. sfor. the ensuiqg sixjnpnths.
COLONIAL & INTERCOLONIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 28 June 1884
COLONIAL.& INTERCOLONIAL. Mr. A. G, Taylor.-was,twentjr-sovon; years-, ,old last-Saturday-week..' ' A now Qatholic church; was. opened at; Juneo last Sunday. Tenders for Llio erection.of a jail jit Coot-, amundra will sliorlly.be invited, 1 A lilfclo girl has. beoii,;: rup, over 'at Hamilton,.Newcastle,.by an, ominibus, audi .killpd., Tho Iqss by-the. recent fire in. the. Rich mond-Tobacco Factory,, Sydney;, is,now es-_ timatedf at: i!18,(jb0.. Dr. Jones, medical officer of.the Destitute. Asylum,, Adelaide, committed.'suicide on Snnday last by taking, chloroform. The North,Australian Iiotel'at Townsville; , was.totally destroyed by. fire last, Sunday morning. ' Some.of the inmatosdia$. narrow oscapes..' : John Hickeyj a porter at ftluprumburrali, platform, ' has been, sentenced, to one. month's,imprisonment fpi^ stoajing. a moor-, scha,um pipe. Thp government, intend; calling for tenders,shortly for-duplicating.- thp. railway line from, Parramatta t.o Penrith,, for which, £8...
Christ Church, Bong Bong. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 28 June 1884
Qliml;; Clmroli,.. Bang Bong.,, DuitiNqthe pant: two or three liioullis" there liavo boon hold no divino.services in the Church of England at Bong, Bong in, consequence of - the, building being under a'stato.ofjropair. The.repairs have just been completed; and;the pretty- little ohurch' has. under gone such n complete, renovation as to givo.it quite n new and attractiye appoaranco^both .externally and infernally.. Tho., aid shingles have been removed and tliO'roof'lias. been recovered with best oak shingles., •The ceiling haa. been demolished; and' rqplaced- with pn6 lining-boards laid diagonally on top.of rafters The old' porch has boon "replaced by art exceedingly neat one.in the ecclesiastical style, of architecture. The floor, of the church has been entirely re-laid with, pine llooring six inches above the aisle which is laid out with encaustic tiies of a very neat pattern. The gallery,-for tho choir which previously took up so. ir.uch room has been entirely donq away, with, A n...
BEHEADING HIS WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 28 June 1884
BEHEADING HIS WIFE. ALTOONA, PA., April 7, 1884.—Mrs. Dr. L. U. Beach, the wife of a prominent physican, was discovered in a room at her residence this morning with her head cut almost from her body. An investigation de- &nbsp; veloped circumstances of so suspicious a character that the doctor was arrested. The coroner's jury found that Mrs. Beach came to her death at the hands of her hus- band, and the doctor was accordingly re- manded to gaol. He admits that he killed his wife, and wants to be shot or hanged. Since his arrest he tried to borrow a knife, and on being refused asked for a pin, which was also refused, as it was believed he intends &nbsp; to commit suicide. He was received into the Lutheran Church the previous morning, and partook of the communion. It is generally believed that he is insane.
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 5 July 1884
\y,lT> AND HUMOUK;. The, great catch of. the season—Catching cold.. ; ' " " ' ' ' ' " ' Tlio man that1 hath no,music in.his: soloj docs not annoy the congregation Aylion, he. comes in, late., ' . ' 'i Iiavo you, seen, my,lasting,, G-porgo ?"• asked: a would-bq, distinguished) compose^, "1 hope,so, Billy !"• wp,B the roply. Tlie.small bpy who - hftpgs round; thp.par-, lor. and makes, faces, at lija. sislor/s- beaiij should bp punished, for. contempt of, coyirt,.. A littlo girl joyfully assured; hor motlier, the other day. that she had fpund.out where, they, mado horses,. She had, seen. a; man, finishing,one—'file.wp&na|ljngion,liig, last; foot," she said;. - OldMrs.. Darnloy iB a-pattern, of'house-f. hold encomy. She.'says flip has, made a, pair, of socks to, last fifteep; year by, only.. knitting ne\y feet t.o them, eypry. winter audi now, lege every othe^-winter,. An, Austin, man, who.hfis justgofcout a, book of poems, met Gilhpoly, and the follow-, ing proceedings were ...
Presentation to Mr. W. R. Farrow. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 5 July 1884
presentation •• to" Mr. AY. R. Farrow* • Till! Marulan,corrcBpondent of tlio Gonlburn Ponny Post under date Jim.q 2(ith, says that the: Southern Cross Lodgo, I.O.O.F., M.U., hold their usual fort nightly meeting, on, Saturday.last, when it was doci ded to,present Brother W. II. Farrow,' P.N.O., who ifj leaving the district for. I3owral, with an illumina ted, certiiicatq. of merit,, in recognition of his services as a- meiijbor pf the lodge, and his. labours for tlio. advancement of; I.O.O., fellowship, in. gonprnl. A oommilteo,.composed of tho leading. townsmon, had r,lao nijido arrangements to entertain. Mi1. Farrow at a farewell banquet; but the idea, has boon abandon ed in dQfeioneo to. Mr,. X^anxNy's: express wishes in the ijmttcr, ■■■ "
THE THRONE OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 5 July 1884
Till? THRONE OF ENGLAND. The throno of England,, bo splondid wliou covorocl with silk volvot, and gold, is in fact only an " old oak chair," over 800 yoars in uso for tho samo purpose. Its oxistouco ia traced back to tho days of Edward. Tho wood is vory hard and solid. Tho back and sides. wcro forinorly of various colours, and tho Beat is. mado of a rough-looking aand stono twenty-six iuohos in length, Bovontoott in broadth,. and nineteen and a lmlf ia thicknoBS, and in this stono li,os tho. grand, peculiarity of tho chair. Niunborloss. log" onds, aro told in connootion with it,, tho truth, probably boing that it was. originally takon from Ireland to Scotland and served 'at tho; coronation of tho early Sqottwli kings,.
Wesleyan Church.—Quartely Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 5 July 1884
^eslo^aii Qhurch,—Quavtcly- Meeting),'. Tins quarterly mooting in connection, with the Wesloyan Church, Mittngong circuit, was held i;i the old chapol on Wodnesday- last, XiiQ.ehnir. was occupied by the minister of tho circuit, 11Gv. 0. Olilon, and'there wore ijrcsont tho llov. T. McMioli acl;and ollicors, from, aU piir.ts.of tho district. An lncrcaso.of members during tho.past quarter,was re ported,.and, notwithstanding the many wot Sundays there liuvo. been, during tho qnartor, interfering w.itli Urn.collections, the,income was a littlo.in, oxooss of tlio expenditure. It was unanimously decided do invito evcry-plaeo in tho circuit to,hold a teameoting or malto some other special oiTorD in tlio way of re ducing the.debt on the ncW:parsouago. It was staled that noarly. every place had already pledged itself to do S0V :
DICKENS AND HIS WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 5 July 1884
DICKENS AN J) MS, W011KS, A genius*, who. signs. " Bluo Ribbon,"' tip-, poalsto. ilio Sydney School; of Arts." to banish the works of Gharlpa Dickons fro mi tli.o library;" his reason ip that "their wliolo tondency is against tho temperance cause,; lustaneq tlip 'Pickwick. Papers!:; tljo lioro Pickwick, gets druuk,, and. falls.asleep, m a wheelbarrowSam, Wellpr- makes. Job, Trotter drink, a. pint of porter Mir. Porkor's. clerk. (Low.tQu) spends his ov.onjmgs.in low pit,blic house ' The magpie.and stump at, the, wedding breakfast at Dingely Doll; tho gentlomeu drink so much, that, they have to walk 20 milos.to sober thompqlyos ;; the Bogman's uncle,sees. the. Bajlip's; sonsi under the table ; and tlip temperance, causa, is ridiculed by the scene at tho Brick; Lano, Branch of tho. TJnifcod; Grand; Junction, Ebenezer Temperance. Associatipn.. GJhip; samp tondency towards,the.drinking. habits: of the present age runs.thrpugh all,Dickens's; works.. In tho " Tale of, tw.o. cities'' tho, b...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 5 July 1884
BOWRAL POST OFFIOE, Mails close, for all h tat ions North at 9.30 j>,m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) For ICangaloon, and Roliortson 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrive at Bowrnl from Kangaloon and ltoborlson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.); trails arrive from all stations South at 3.30 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) From all stations North at. midnight, (Sundays oxceptod.) From Sydney, Parramattiv and all stations West at 1.28: p.m., daily, (Sundays oxceptod.) Tho Bowral Monoy Order Office closes at 0 p.m. Post Office hours from !) a.m. to G p.m., and on Sundays,,for dolivqry of letters, d^o., only, froro.9 to 0 a.in,. Tclegrivph. Ofllce. houi;s from 9 a.m., to. 8 p.m., (Sundays excepted.), Mails closo for all stations south at 9.30 p.m., Sundays excepted.) Government Savings llank opon from 9" a.m. to C \W.-.