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BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

BOWBAIi POST OFFICE. Maim oloso for nil'stations North at 9.30 p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.)." ' For ICangaloon and Robertson 2 p.m., daily, {Sundays excepted.) Mails arrive nt Bowral from Kangaloon and Robertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.), Mails arrive from all stations South at 3.5 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) From all stations North at 12.38. a.m. (Mondays exeopted.)- From Sydiioy, Parramatta, and all stations West at 1.35 p.m., daily, (Sundays' excepted.) The Bowral Money Order OJTico closes at G p.m. Pos^OfliiiohourB from 9 a.m. to G p.m., and on Suncfays, for delivery of letters, &c., only, froni;9 to 10 a.m. Telegraph Office hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Mails oloso for all stations south at 9.30 p.m., Sundays excepted.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to 6

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

QAT'ITjE and sheep.. Bates for. conveyance of cattle (at per track) to HomebiMli are as follows:—From boulburn, £4 -is; Marulau, £3 10s 8<1 j Moss Vale, £2 12s ; Bowral, £2 Ss ; Mittagong, £2.GsPicton, £1 10a. Hates for conveyance of ithccp (at pot. truck); to Homobusb (iro as follows:—Prom Gotilburn, £3 13a M ; Marulan,'£3 13s 7(1; Moss Vale, £212s; Eowral, £2 8sMittagong, £2 Os ; Picton, £1 103.

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
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A Horrible Discovery. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

A Horrible IMsoovery. A woman died in tho Dubbo gaol Inst Satur day in ycculiarcircum.atn.ucca. Amagiaterial inquiry lias boen 'hold. It appears that early in the week Uio woman was discovered in a very exhausted state in the bush, be yond Nyngan. Ilor husband was lying dead closo to her. ' '.flto woman was brought to Dubbo by mil; but ns tho hospital wis full, she had to bo taken to tho gaol, whoro hor wants woro attondod to. It was found that alio was. snlToring sovoro.iy from dropsy and heart disease, and although every at tention was paid to lior, she gnuhindly sank and died. Tho vordict at tho inquest was, "Death from natural causos, accul.orn.tcd by drink and exposure." Whon tho polico made <lio discovery, thoro was a child, 8 j years of ago, oloso to tlio bodios. The littlo j oiio is now lodged in tlio Dubbo gaoh

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
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Local Option. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

i :: / ■■■■ Local Option. Duiuno tho month of Fubruary the locnl option vote will bo taken in tho vai'ious mnncipaH tics. Many arc under tlio impression that ilio decision of the ratepayers will bo asked as to new licenses ami tlio renewal of exist ing licenses. Tlio law, however, docs not touch ronowals. If it did tho ratepayers might shut up all pnblic houses: Tho only two quoslions on tho voting paper will bo :— 1. " Sliall any now publicans' licenses bo granted in respoot of promises situato within tlio above [board or municipality] for tho ponod of throo years from this date 2. " Shall any- removals of publicans' liconsos bo granted in respect of promises situated in the above [ward or mriucipality] for tho poriod of throo years froi;i this date ?" Tho voter in caoh case will answor yes or no as ho pleases. If the word "renewal" wfl.s in tho Act tho demands of tho Local Option Leaguo would probably bo satisfied. Tho ratepayers ciui decide whether licensesn\ay bo romovod from on...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Sheep Tal[?]ie. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

The Sliccp Tallie. The *i sh'eop tallie " is.one of: tho latest re sults.of. Yankco ingenuity. This is a,small and neat instrument of nickel: silver, about the size.ofan ordinary lover watcli, andean easily be carriod in the vest poclcot. By a very simple arrangement, similar to that adopted in an ordinary moveable calendar, three figures at tlio dial-plate can.be set at zero—namely/.OOOi By passing the thnmb through a ring tho instrument is securely aQixed'to the,right or loft hand, as the case may beand by. touching, a spring with tho index linger, the. figures on the dial-plate, are moved forward,, at. each touch of, the spring tip to 999. In the ordinary mode of counting sheep the person counting, as the sheep run through the gate, call "tallie " at each 100, and at each call an attendant cuts a notch-in, a stick. Vari ous mpdes of keeping " tallie," in the absence of; an assistant, havo boon adopted, such as. passing small.stones from one.hand to an other, &c., but with...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Walking, Electric Lamp. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

Walking, Electric One of- the, most startling comicalities., of the-Philadelphia Electrical Exhibition was the peripatetic electric; lamp,shown by^fche. Ellison Company. . A; coloured•• gentleman carried a powerful incandescent lamp.on his i bond; which was connected, by., means of wires with copper,discs;onrthe* Jiools of his i boots. Along the floor in the.district ap ! pointed for him to walk and distribute .bills, copper plates. were laid - iu'commotion, with I the leads from the dynamos, and darkie bad I only k> make the circuit complete with bis. heols to put his lamp into-; brilliant iucan; I dosceuco. "

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
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Paper and Printing in the Early Days of the Colony. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

an<l'Printing, in t!i« Early Ways «!' the Colony. Tub first Australian printor was Goorgo-. Hpwo.a West Indian,who published in 1803,, (with, the sanction and assistance of the Government) a papor callcd the Gazette. _ Tlio greatest difficulty poor Howo mot.with, was the scarcity of paper; for England being, atv/ar for Home timo after the typographical; 'struggle commenced, supplies, were very, irregular ; and tho frequency, of apologies, both for size, colour, and texfcui'0 : of papor . used, clearly exemplifies the. necessity of • manufacturing bucL necessaries (in viow off ■another. war), in, our colony. In August 'and September, 180G, we find a notice in; Mia Qazetto to ,the following effect . " As we have, no certainty for immediatev supply of paper, we cannot promise a public cation noxt week." v In 1807. a suspension for several: weolcs; occurred* and.it maybe looked upon.as one; •of tho most unfortunato stoppages in colo-,' nial'newspaper lifo.tliat over.took.plac...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
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An Honest Aboriginal. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

An Eloiscst AlJorigtiial. Tins Clarence and Richmond Examiner, thus deals with au important colonial question :—■ How many whites arc. there, will) all their boasted superiority of education.and intellec tual abilities compared with thnn.borigiiin.ls, who would do such an act as it its-recorded ouo. of. the latter did-at lioorook. On Box ing Day thoro had been some, athletic sports, and in the Forced Handicap Little Tommy, an aboriginal, was placed, first and Hunter Smith secondi It bad.been, a close .finish, and it appears tho judge had j mado a mistako in hisdecision, for Tommy, admitted Smith had beaten him. When the prise was handed to the declared win nor, lie at once handed it to the second man, saying, that he had won.it, and should have it. It ia to be feared thcro are very many who would* look down on black Tommy, and com-'ider it an iusnlt to bo com pared with him in tiny way, who would not act as magnanimously undersimilar uireuin stances, and be very glad to pockou tho c...

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The Australian Mississippi. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

The Ans<riili:iii Mississippi* It is ft common mistake to nssmno tlmfc Annivalia is a country destitute of largo ri.vors ; on tho contrary it possossos 0110 o tho longest iu tho world, viz., tlio Darling,, which in navigablo for 2,81/5 miles, placing it third in rank among tho rivers of tho. world, ontinmt.od by tlioir navigabla loiigth, and considerably abovo thcNilo, navigablo for 1,500 milos ; tho Danube, navigablo for 2,700 miles; tho Bhiuo navigable for COO milos ; and tlio Tlifttnos, iiavignblo for 189 miles. Tho Darling has n soniowhat cir cuitous course, and is navigablo as fur as, Albury, tlrntis, 1,703 miles from tho soa. Of this, 1,110 miles avo in New South AYalos and 017 in South Australia. Tho Edwards and tho Wakool tributaries. of, tho Murray aro together navigablo for -100 railoa, ami' tho, Murrunibidgoo, another tributary, is liavi-. gablo to G-nndagai, COOmiles. The Darling is navigable for 1,758 milos from Wontworth, whero it joins tho Murray to Walgott...

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A Generous Offer. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

A ffieiier«i:s ©ffcr. The lion. F: Ormond, M.L.G.," Victoria, at a recent mcefciug'. of professional and lay musicians, offered; to donate £20,000 to wards the' eslablishmont of a Faculty of Music at the Melbourne University, condi tionally that tbe public of Victoria subscribe, within" twelve mouths, sufficient to.maintain three musical scholarships of £50 per an num. That will be about JE3500, and jt is i believed that there will be no difficulty in I raising the money. |

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
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Twenty-four O'clock. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

Twoiily-l'owr O'clock., The now method of measuring timo, w.hicllt - wiiB adopted at .Greenwich.. Observatory? from, January 1, must of nocossity (says ft' London paper) aftor a while produco a very. extensivo ohange in our hoiological.upmon-. .claturo. The day of 2-1 hours will be reck-, oued from; midnight; niuV tho Hours uro; '■no longerto bo dividodunto two poriods of; 12 each, but are to be eountod.consaeutivoly,; ifrom l- to 24. Tho.chango.w.ill.tliGroforo,, commonce at what is. now, callod 1; o'clock • .p.m., which will' bccome 18j o'clock; audj which.will, bo followed in duo succession,by. 14, 15, and: so, on up to 2d.1 Tho. lime-.* honoured abbreviations a.m. and; p.nu willj :bei rendered superfluous, sinoe the present; 6 a.m., will; bo simply G o'clock, and; the, prpsout 0 p.m., will bo 18 o'clock. Tho chango has long.been advocatod on soienti* lie grounds and. it will probably bo wel comed by railway companies and also, by travellers. The timo-tablo ,of.' a.;)oug> jour...

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New South Wales Railways. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

New. Sontii - Wales Railways,, Thr following' particulars respecting, the progross of railways in New.. South, Wales was. roterred to, by tho Hon. Minister. fgr Works, in his remarks' at tho. banqueii. at Braidwood last week. In 1855, whei^our population was 277,579, wo hail Id miles, or I railway, or 19,827. persons to. every, mile; | tho capital expanded was I'515,8-17, and? tho I interest paid on capital was -088 per gent., i or about 1,2s. Oil. for every £100. In 18G5 I the population was 411,388 ; we had. IdS.i | miles of railway open, or 2877 portions, to s i every mile ; tho capital expended; was | £2,740,873 and the interest returned was a I little over 2 per cent. In 1.875 ,the popula- i i tion was G0u,"(j52, and v/o had dy.^mjles Qf,i I. railway open, or 1288 persons to every, mile ; i i the capital then expended wan. £7,245,879, ! I and the interest returned;upon it was d'896 I per cent. In 1883, the latest uato.to which | i.tho returns have been made up, the popula.-. ti...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
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Banquet to Messrs. McCourt and Badgery, MS.H.A. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

Banquet to Mcsss-s.' Meikmrt ;»««! Badgfery, MS.IL.A. •' ^ A pubuo banquet was given to. Mossrs. W. McGourb urn! II. S. Badgory, Ms.L.A., in tbo school of arts, Burrawang, last Wedues ■■■ day.''night, in recognition of tiio sorviccs rendered by tliera in getting the proponed railway from Bowral to Bobertson struck off tlm railway proposals. The room was tas'efu ly. decorated with fo;ns, &c. Abjnt 100 persons ..were present, amongst whom were influential residents of Wilds Meadow, Yarrunga, Burrawang, find Kangiiloon. Mr. ■John ITanrahan, .T.L3., of -Robertson, occupied the chair, and Messrs. T. Seery'and^ H. -Taylor! the vice-chairs. Tbo dinner.'was •laid in.iirst-class style by Mr. II. F. Ginger. i The Moss Yale .Brass Band was in attend- | auco; Several toasts.wero dnly honoured, aud some capital speeches were made. The 'attendance, would, have been larger had" it I not been for tlie drizzling rain that was fall Mug.at the time.

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Howral Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

Howrul Debating Society. At tho weekly mooting of tho BowrnL Bo bating society held on Thursday evening tlic business was comprised of readings, songs, recitations, &c. Tlie attend unco of members was very good, and several ladies and gen tlemen visitors vvero present. A thoroughly enjoyable, evening was spoilt. Mr. Morton sang " Tho Midshipmito,'' and " Tho Tar'e. FarewellMessrs. D. L. Boor and A. Uic ter gave the dialogue, Brutus and Cassias; and Messrs. 0. Bennett, T. Lawson, and (J> W. Phillips oach gave ft rending. Next Thursday evening the business will comprise it, few songs and recitations, and a debate will also be commenced on the subject '.' That there should not be froa trade in land." Mr. J. Hodgson, for tlie' ministry, will open in the affirmative, and Mr. Bitter in. the nega tive. Tho debate will thou bo adjourned till tho following Thursday. Tho objcct of this is to mako tho meetings as interesting aud varied as possible.

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Great Salt Lake. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

ftrcat Suit ILak«v. A batiikb can lie. on. tlio surfaco. of; the w(ifcGi\ of tlio (.rroafc Salt Lake, U.S.A., without ex ertion ; or, by passing a towel uudor. bis knees tuid holding tlio two ends, lie can re main in any depth of tlio water; 01; by shift ing it undor the solos.of his feot', ho can Kit in the water. The. ouo'oxertioii iu fact is to kooji one's balanco ; none, whatever, is re quired to keep afloat. Tlio only danger, therefore, arises from choking by acciden Laily swallowingsonioof tho water, for tlio strength of the brine is so intenso that tho muscles ol the, throat aro convulsed and strangulation eusues.

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

LOCAL BREVITIES. - : A single. meeting iii the insolvent estato of Joseph Iiilcy, ol' Bowral, will be held at Goulburn on 24th February. Foothaoe for £50 a-side at Bundanoon .to daybetweoii D. McLean, of Shoalhaven, ;aud A. Roberts, ot Prospect. ( A committee meeting .of itho Bori'ima Dis trict Agricultural Society will be; hold at Meln tyro's Hotel, Moss Vale, on Monday next at 8. 80p.m. ' Tiie Rev. G-. Woolnougli, of Sydney,. will : preach in tho Wesleyan Church, Bowral, to morrow (Sunday) morning .and evening ; and.will also conduct the afternoon Service at Moss Vale. •: Hay water is a great- sweetener of- tin, wooden, and iron ware. In Irish dairies everything used .for milk is scalded with hay water. Boil a handful of sweet hay in water .and put in the vessel when hot. I1 Recruits for the Moss Yale Volunteer I,Corps are filling, in rapidly. Forty, have |passed,oxamination, and the first drill takes |,place on Monday: evening next, when it is.1 I expected;that 60 wilhbe in.readi...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
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Colonel B[?]rnaby. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

Colonel 1? it r nalry. In tho action which, is roportod by cable gram to liavo taken placo between tho Arabs and tlio forco under Colonel Stowart, Colo nol Frederick Burnaby was killed by a spear wound in tho nook. His has boon a momor ablo career, and from " Hon of the Timo" wo oxtract tho following biographicalskotch of fclio hero of Khiva :— Bui'uftby, Captain Frodorick, son of the lato Eov. G. Burnaby, by Harriot, sjstor of tho. well-known Hurry Yillobois.Esq., of Marham House, Norfolk, was born at Bol ford, March 8,1842, and rocoivod' his edu cation at Harrow School/ and in Germany. Ho ontdrod the Royalrllorso Guards Blues, September 80,. 1852. So passionately fpnd was lio of fenciug and gymnastics that ho becamo vory muscular-at tho oxpeuso of. his vitality and; broke down. Ho was now recoromendod to, travel, and accordingly visited South. America, Contral-Africa, and most parts.of Europe.,„ In 1875, ho deter mined. to, go; to. Khiva*; although, tho journoy wasbpsqt by almost ...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press And Berrima District Intelligencer
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From the Cricket to the Mission Field. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

From the Cricket tw the Mission Field. '■It. will bo remembered that tljo brothors iStudd wero two of tho members ofithe Eng lish team of cricketers undor.the Hon. Ivo .Bligh. Tho following extract from an Eng lish paper relative to. tbese gentlemon will therefore not be without interest to Aus 'tralian readersDuring the :visit of Messrs. :Moody and Sankey, the American evangel ists, to this country ten years since, a Mr. Studd. attended the services at Cambcrwell, 'and such was,, the influence exerted upon him by Mr. Moody's address tlmt hebecame ■an entirely changed individual. From a " sporting, man be suddenly became an, en thusiastic Glmstian worker. Mr. Studd, who.is. now deceasedj began by reforming ■his own household. Ho disposed, of. his hunters and dogs, and his. country, seat henceforth, became a centre of missionary effort for the djstricti At that time his vtwo sons,, thon. unknown, to fame, wero I quietly, pursuing, their studios at Eton. The 'influence. of, the, chang...

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Born to Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

ISurn to Trouble. • Wrc nan liqv.er escape trouble ; wo; aro born to affliction, and, wo may depend upon it, while w.o livo in this world wo shall huvo it, though with intermissions—that is, in what ever staf.o wo aro, w.o shall find a mixturo of good and evil; and, thoroforo, thp true way to contontment is to know how to. receive ;these certain vicissitudes of;life—tho returns of goofl; audovil—so as neither to bo ox: alted by. (he one, or overthrown by the othor, but. to, bear, ourselves toward everything ;wliich happens with: such ease .andvi'njliffor ;ence of mincl as to hazard as little as may bo. ' Every pleasure lias its olTsots; once believo that fully, and wp aro on tho right ; track,1 of thought.

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Catholic Church. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885

■ Qidholie Church. Mass will lio colobratcd on Sunday lioxt at Uorrima at 0 mid Nntlai ut 11.110. . On Monday (Purification of tho ; 15.V.AI.). nt • Moss Yulo at Q

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