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General Post Office, Sydney, 15th October, 1883. UNCLAIMED LETTERS.—No. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
General Post Office, Sydney, 15th Octobcr, 1883. UNCLAIMED LETTHltS.—No. 30. Parties applying for unclaimed letters at the General Post OUicc arc requested to givu tho correct number of the letter with the date and number of the list in which they lwve observed their names, us Huch reference will materially facilitate delivery. Parties in the country malting written applications, in addition to the fo»iier particulars, are requested to state where they >xpcot their letters from, and any other information tending to prevent oil unnecessary transmission of letters. I.KTTKItB FltOM riJS^S IIKYOSD TIIE COLONY. 13 Allen J. U., Campbelltown 71 Burns Ja8., Liverpool IB Carbines It. N., Liverpool I'2 Clements Jos., Campbelltown 55 Collin Chas., Moss Yale 72 Costnllari Guiseppc, Campbolltown ■10 Dully Edwd., (j Section 13 Eriksen H. M.t Liverpool Hi Ferrari Giacoijes, Campbelltowu 34 Fox Miss Jf., Bowral 0-i Gritllths II., Liverpool 24 Harrenton F., 5 Section (2) 78 Hopkins W., Liverpool ...
MISCELLANEOUS. EARTHQUAKE HORRORS. STORY OF A SURVIVOR OF THE AFFAIR AT CASAMICCIOLA. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
MISCELLANEOUS. EARTHQUAKE HORRORS. STORY OF A SURVIVOR OF THE AFFAIR AT CASA MICCIOLA. A Boston woman, who escaped as if by miracle from the earthquake at Oasnmic ciola, writes the following account to her friends in that city. Her letter boars date of Augnst 12th, and the earthquake was on the evening of July '29th:— It is more than a week since I wrote my last letter, which his without doubt filled you with sad apprehensions, and I feel that I ought to leareyou no longer without uews of me. Still, I hardly feel able to write, for I feel stupefied by this dreadful event. I had hardly the courage to revive in my mind its horrors by repeating the \ rather, by attempting to repeat the; doubt if I shall ever h »le * ■: make-,, ^ understand how terrible ya ;11 have seen you, and perhaps not men, for an earthquake is one of the flings that baffle description. ^ We had been in Gasamicciola six days, Arriving there on Monday, and on Saturday evening, the 28th of July, at half-past nino, wa...
SELECT POETRY. LOVE'S GROWTH. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
SELECT POETRY. LOVE'S GROW PH. I xxkw them when the rosiest light Of love was on their brow— When their hearts were throbbing deep nnl quick, First conscious of its glow. Beautiiul were the; in its joy. And the brightness of their truth, And musical as silver harps The voices of their youth. I walked with them through many years— Their gladness tilled a light O'er n path which m.y own fate Or hopes Had never made ho bright. And every sun that rose and set. Their lovo tnore fervent grew, As if heaven never from their hearts Its morning beams withdrew. And sweeter seemed the accents of Each gentle voico to sound, As time and converse, fond and sweot, Their souls more closely bound; And brighter every day, I thought, Their beaming brows l>ecamo, With the living thoughts that nurture hops, And love's undying flame! I saw them in their happy home, And by their winter hearth, The world nor harmed it with its lures, Nor tempests with their wrath; A charmed life was in thoir hearts— A sp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
WANTED a Smart Intelligent BOY to learn tho Printing. Must bo ablo to lead and wnto well. w WEBB & c0 PRIVATE for young monl office of this paper. (^.ND mciA F ir tfartioi >er. \ RESIDENCE lartioulara apply to the H N. K S. The ToilhliflrH of St. Judp^Sunday School, take this opportunist thfijjjffng their many kind friends who so liberallyw^lrfuutucl to tho School treat on Saturday tho a^rtunsls^ A. TURNER, Secretary. ^MERICAN BUGGIES FOR SALE. 1 New Doublo-jfcatod Amovican Buggy. 1 Now AmorinujAvaggon with shafts, polo, and brake complete. ■ ■ ■ JOHN G. MORRIS, Bowrnl. pOULTRY 1 POULTRY II POULTRY!!! The highest oosh price given for all binds of Poul try. C7) K F. D. SAWIUNS, I Queon-street, , Bowral. "r* V BULLETIN OR MANIPEaa^. IF\n ARE ABOUT TO PURJJI^H YOU | CANNOTiip BETTER THAN WBWE FOR A COPY OP OCR NEW BOOK/^ONTAINING REVISED HOTVU PURNISJKwG LISTS, AND MEMOS. OF REBUOEB^-tRIOES.—Post Free, everywhere, CMJpmSL MOOTERS, • ^^Xlioyal Furnisnftj&Arcadfl, 426 ...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
CATTLE AND SHEEP. Bites for conveyancc of cattlo (at per truck) to Homobush avo as followB:—From Goulburn, £-1 -Is ; Marulan, £3 10s 8d; Moss Vale, £2 12s ; Bowral, £2 8b ; Mittagong, £2 Ca ; .Pioton, £1 108. Batos for conveyance of shoep (at por truok) to Homebusb are as follows:—From Goulburn, £3 13a Id; Marulan, £3 5s 7d; Moss Vale, £2 12s; Bowral, £2 8s ; Mittngong, £2 6s ; Fioton, £1 lOri.
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY (LIMITED.) [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
COMMERCIAL, SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO OPB11AXIYE COMPANY (Limited.) Butter, 1st, per lb., 0(1 to 7d „ 2nd 0(1 to Oil Bacon best, Mcritnbuln, hand cured por lb., 10(1 „ best, maohino cured, 8d to 9d „ heavy and rough, 5d to 7d Hams, beat Merimbula.hand curod, per lb. la „ raticliiue cured, 8d to lOd Chccso 1st, per lb., Gd to 8d „ 2nd and interior, &lt;ld to Gd Pigs, alive, per lb, fid to 5Jd Calves, ouch, fis Od to 20a Od Hides, per lb, Calf aitiiw, oncti, Is Gd Tallow, per ton, JEB0 to £!I3 Maize, per bushel, !!s iid to 3s Cd, Hay, oaten, por ton, £5 0s to £0 0s „ luacrne, do., £2 0b to &10s Od Potatoes, do., £2 10s Od to £3 las Fowls, per pair, 'Is Od to 'Is yd Duclts, do, 'Is Od to Is Ud Geese, do, la Od to 8s Od Turkeys, do, 10s Od to 18s Od Eggs, por doz., Is 2d to Is ad Novombor 29, 1883.
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
BOWBAL POST OFFICE. TiIailh olose for all stations North at 9.30 p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) .For Kangaloon and Iiobcrtaon. 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excoptod.) Mails arrive at Bowral from Kangaloon and Robertson at noon, daily, (SundayB exeeptod.) Mails arrive from all stations South at 9.30 a.m., daily, (Sundays excoptod.) Prom all stations North at midnight, (Sundays oxcepted.) From Sydney, Parramatta, and all stations Wost -at 1.28 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) The fiowral Money Order Office oloses at 6 p.m. Post Office hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sundays, for delivery-of letters, ifec,, only, from 9 to 10 a.ni. Telegraph Office hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., (SundayB excepted.) Mails olose for all stations south at 9.30 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
THE LIQUOR TRAFFIC. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
THE LIQUOB TRAFFIC. The liquor traffic agitation is finding its way among the natives, half-casts, and Liuro peaus in tho East Indies, and toototallors will rojoico to loam that tho " native gentle men," or Baboos, are tnking Tory onorgctic steps to put a stop to the increasing number of drink shops. Along with our civilisation in the way of oommerco, railways, indigo factories, calico mills, and such liko, we have a habit of introducing rum, brandy, wines and beer among the pooplo with whom wo wish to deal, just as the missionaries tako with them beads, buttons, chintz of glaring patterns, gunpowder, and revolvors to the natives of the South Sea Islands. In Iudia, caste has hitherto boen tho groat preventive against tho practico of drinking ardent spirits; in fact, casto ha3 been tho barrier against proselytism to Christianity, and is so now ; but since railways havo beon established in India, aud particularly since tho Mutiny, thore has been a greator admixture of the Europoan ele...
RELIGIOUS. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
RELIGIOUS. CntJRCII OF ENGLAND St. Simon and St. Jude's, Bowral. SorviceB will be held every Sunday, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The Bowicea on Sunday nest will bo as follows:— Moss Vale at 7.30 p.m. Bong Bony at 11 a.m. Sutton Forest at 11 a.m. Mt. Afiliby at 3 p.m. * Bundanoon at 3 p.m. Prayer Meeting in Schoolroom, Moss Vala, on Saturday at 8 p.m. St. Stephen's Church, Mittagong. Services—Every Sunday morning at 11. „ „ evening 7. 1st Sunday in the month, afternoon 3. Colo (Coleman's Siding) 2nd Sunday ^ .. Lower Mittagong • Jell ore „ 3rd 4th
FRIGHTFUL SLAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
FRIGHTFUL SLAUGHTER. London, November 22.—Intelligence Las been reoeived from Cairo of tho total an nihilation of tile Egyptian foroes who were despatched against El Mahdi, the false pro phet of the Soudan, under the command of HiokB Pasha, who had several British offi cers with him. Hicks Pasha, who was lately reported to bo surrounded by hostile natives, and in straits, for want of provisions, advanced upon the enomy's position with a force of 10,000 Egyptian troops, while El Malidi's followers estimated to have num bered fully 80,000. The false prophet sent forward dervishes to Hioks Pasha declaring that he would vanquish the Egyptians by divine aid. The Egyptian soldiers when attacked formed a square which was broken after three days' fighting. The Egyptians were oompletly annihilated, and eleven English offioers were among the killed. The only survivors of the expedition are a Ger man artist and Mr. O'Donovan, special correspondent of the Daily News. The British authorities sug...
MISCELLANEOUS. TEA DRINKING. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
MISCELLANEOUS. TEA DRINKING. The " Pall Mall Gazette " says :—On tea, as n stimulant or otherwise, tho Rev. Clmrlos W. Stubbs, writing from Gran borough Vicarago, Berks, says;—" Those of your readers who may havo been dis quieted by.tho Dean of Bangor's valiant crusado against ' the now aud dangorous revolutionary lbroo' of toa, may find solace ill reading tho following quaint sentences ■ writton more than a liundrod years ago by Arthur Young in the eighth of hit :• Farmor's Iiottors to the Peoplo of England':—' I, thoreforo, am tempted to think that tho present laws relative to tho support of tho poor are universally ouoouragors of idleness, drunkonness, and tea-drinking; and that as such they aro highly pornioious to tho wel fare of the kingdom. And here I cannot but observo that as low a iiguro as tea drinking may mako in this trio, it is, never theless of wonderful extenfcaud oousequenoe. As much superfluous money is expended on tea and sugar as would maintain four mil lions mor...
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 — 1 December 1883
COBBESFONDBNOfi [WniM we iiIibU bo glad to publish letters, it munt bo understood tlmt it does not follow wo cudorue the oyiniong of our correspondents,] TO TUB JEDITon or TUB VHEK FBIal. Dear Sir,—I uotico that your Joaaja | correspondent 1ms vontcd his spleen at tho j Berrima orickoters who played horo on the Prinoo of Wales' Birthday. Ho seams greatly grioved about the way in which thoy made tho stimulants disappear. Now what could ho his reason for raising such a din, except ho foarod his own allowance would fall short, as I know his holding capacity is immonso. As a merabor of tho Joadja O.O., I fool griovod that tho laws of hospitality should bo outraged by such a commont. I also notioo that ho is very sarcastic on a " married man," but probably tho writor is in n state of " probation," so ho must bo oxousod. No one is moro bitter on nowly marriod men than those about to enter that stato themselves. I put it down as moral cowardico; thoy fear to talco tho jump. I never know yo...
GARDENING INFORMATION.—DECEMBER [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
GARDENING INFORMATION. — DECEMBER' KrrcnEN Gutnus.—Sow lor late crops, peas cauli flowers mid broooli; also cabbage, radish, turnips, ific. riitiit tomato, uapsionm, nnd generally as last month: watering should bo Copious to bo of any uso. Or.auiin.—Continuo to thin out superflous fruit; vines should yo carefully tied, and all unnecessary aild straggling shoots removed. Insects roquiro to be looked after most particularly thiB mouth. Woods must be kept down, and tbo surfacc of the soil loosened. Flowkh Gahden.—Continuo to plant all kinds of budding plants, Attending caruf jly to staking dah lias and removing supcrilous buds. All kinds of tihruba may bo planted out still but from pots only. Weeds rcijuire to be kept down, Field—For lato orops, sorghum, maize, rniltet; pumpkins and melons may still be sown, also tobacco. The bay harvest oliould be sompleted this month. Cotton plants should be carefully attendod to, and all superfluous snoots removed. Weeds kept down, and tile scarifie...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
T HE BO WltAL F It E E 1' 11 E S S and Mittagong, Burrawang, and Kangaloon Advocato, is published every SATURDAY MORNING. SUDHCItirTION'S Sixteen Shillings (lGs) a year ; or 4s per quarter of tlire« months, payable in advance. If hooked, iil |icr year, or Cm per quarter. ADVKltTIM.ta :— Advertisements are charged for at the following rate each insertion:—Sixpence per line up to live lines; one inch, So; every additional inch, 1h (id, with • ledtiction of one-fourth for thirteen consecu tive insertions, and of one-third for. twenty-six insertions. Announcements of Births, Marriages, ■"and Deaths, 2a (Id each. JOBBINO DSMBTMBHT t— Business Cards Hand-bills Bill-heads Labels, Catalogues Pouting Bills Circulars Programmes £«., Ac., &lt;tc., W. WEBB A-ND Co., Proprietors. The onJh^Sncdf h&wig juiAliascd the mill and plant hitKrtTwojifed ty \lHnamson and Co., arc prepared to supplwtimber as heretofore. AU couununicujons addressed to COltUW &lt;Ss MOORE. Augusts w M...
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
OFFICIAL, CfcRBEaP ONDENCE. The following^Jbaffbfen ljknded us for pub lication :— "v Colonial Scorotary's Office, Sydney, November 19th, 1883. Sir,—In acknowledging the receipt of your letter of the 27tli ultimo, respecting the proposed forma tion of a Volunteer Reserve Infantry Corps .at Bur rawang, I am direoted by the Colonial Secretary to inform you that tho Commandant has reported advereley to the formation of the corps in question. I have the konor to he, sir, Your most obedient servant, CnncHETT WalkiSr. W. Barrett, Esq., Burrawang. Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydnoy, November 19th, 1883, Sit,—Beferring to your letter of the 10 th o! July last, reoommending a grant to tho Burrawang Farm er's Club and West Camden Agrieulturul Socioty to enable them to purchase a site for holding their annual show thorein, I am directed by tho Colonial Secretary to inform you that £250 will be submitted on Estimates as a special grant for the purposo in question. I have the honor to be, sir, ...
KEROSENE SHALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 1 December 1883
KEROSENE SHALE. The following particulars re korosono shale are extracted from the Annual Report of tlio Department of Mines for 1888:—Joadja Shalo Mine.—About eighty-three men and horses are employed iu the mine, and about 118,000 cubic feet of air per minuto is sup plied in two separate currents, the men, &e., being about equally divided into two dis tricts. No cause of complaint. Hartley Shale.—About oighty-flve men and horses employed in the mine; and about 19,000 cubic feet of air per minute is supplied in two separate currents, eaoh ser ving from forty to forty-five men, &c. There are three men employed in the old tunnel, and four in the common coal tun nels. The requirements of tho Aot are complied with in other respects also. The following shows tlio quantity and value of kerosene shale won during the year 1882 :—Australian Kerosene Oil and Mineral Cnmpany Joadja Creek. Number of men employed above ground, 83; under ground, 102. Quantity, won, 27,464 tons; va...