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MR. GARRETT, M.P. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
MR. GARRETT, M.P. The Herald of Saturday says:—Probably most of our readers will be inclinod to ques tion the accuracy of Mr. Garrett's statement, that Sydney is glutted and stuffed to the very lips with public expenditure. There is not a comfortable court of jnstico within the city. Its Parliament Houso is a make shift. The same may bo said of its Public Library and Art Gallery. ; It is'possible that the metropolis lias had money spont in it that cannot be justified on public grounds. But of what town or district in tho colony could not tho same be said ? It is one of the blots on colonial government that funds which should be devoted to general objects are applied to those which are municipal or sectional. If the people of Sydney got a little too mncli spent on their parks, is it not a fact that country towns and districts get an amount of road and bridge expendi ture of a municipal character altogether beyond their rights ? Mr. Garrett spoke as tho representative of a district ra...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. Maim close for all stations North at 9.30.p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) l'or Kangaloon and "Robertnoil 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrive at Bowrnl from Kangaloon and Robertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails urrive from all stations South at 3.30 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Prom all stations North nt midnight, (Sundays excepted.) From Sydnoy, Parramatta, and all stations West at 1.28 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) l'ho Bowrnl Money Order Office closes at 6 p.m. Post Office hours from 9 a.m. to &lt;! p.m., and on Sundays, for delivery of letters, Ac., only, from 9 to 10 a.m. Telegraph Office hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Mails close for all stations south at 9.30 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A REMARKABLE STORY OF SHIPWRECK. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
REMARKABLE■ STORY OP SHIPWRECK. Tun steamer Victoria, which recently arrived at Liverpool, from Bombay, brought seven ofthoorowof tho steamer Knight of tho Hath, which waH wrecked off the Arabiau const, and by which sixteen of the crew perished. Some particulars of tho disaster have already lweti received, but those |uv;ra greatly supplemented by tho statements mado by thu siir vivors. The adventures of tho unfortunate men ex tended over about two months. The Knight of the Bath struck on a rock on June 17, live days after leaving Bombay for Havro. Tho weather at (ho time was of n most fearful nature, and made the abandonment of the tftwn almost impossible. When tho first boat was ready for launching it was a difficult matter to got any of tho crow to go into it; but seven inon, including the third officer, eventually got into it. As the boat was lowered it struck with groat forco against tho side of tho vessel, and one of tho oeoupants became so alarmed that ho jumped into tho sea a...
LIVERPOOL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
LIVERPOOL HACKS. Tm: following on fries wero nuttlo villi Mr. Clibbom oil SiUtinliiy for the Livorpool JiK'Icoy Club Iuicoh, which mo to coino oil* 011 Uio 22iul of this niontli:— TIIU UlllUlUltl.AN'll llASIIICAl'—3 lll'tlc. Messrs. IlilhiH mid I'iuuvu'h brg Macaroni, aged Mr. G. Donnelly's 1) m Envy, li years W. G. Hall's ell e Lonl Kxter, 2 years) K. M'Carty's 1) g Tho Slavu, 0 years iS. \V. Knight's lir li Jack of Clubs, 5 years , .1. Abrahams' b e Bayard, il yours AY. Kelso's g c Kinilius, 8 yearn James l'ayten's br gJlowlong, 5 years iT. Power's b in Snowdrop # O. Poplin's br h Conlabah, •! years W. Mooney'sb in Aduinuntea, 1 years G. Osborne's bl f Hoiiuclte, 3 years T. Small's b li Polo Star, a^ed \V. Archer's br g Boniface, 15 years Jessica Leumcah Soldier Boy Here's Luck 'i'wolve Years All Silk Forest Lad l'rivateer Grosvenor Countryman Brown and Boso Beaumont Milbrodalo , tiik 'iami.rc auction rtakkh—1 mile. Mr. Goorgo Doiinolly's g g Hosinaiite, nil, aged • .T. Abrahams' ...
RELIGIOUS. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
RELIGIOUS, cnuncn or knolant>. St. Simon and St. June's, Bowral. Scrvioos will lje hold every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The services on Sunday next will bo na follows :— Moss Vale at 11 a.m. and 7.80 p.m. Hong Bong at 11 a.m. Sutton Forest at 3 p.m. Mt. Ashhy at 3 p.m. Unndanonn at 3 p.m. . Prayer Meeting in Schoolroom, Moss Vale, on Saturday at 8 p.m. St. Stephen's Church, Hittagong. Services—Every Sunday morning at 11. „ •„ ovoning 7. 1st Sunday in the month, afternoon 3. Colo (Coleman'h Siding) 2nd Sunday Lower Mittagong 3rd „ Jellore „ 4th „ 4th
AWKWARD RESULT OF A PRACTICAL JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
I AWKWARD RESUI/r OF A PRACTICAL JOKR. Tm: following account of the effect of practical joking is liy /Egles iti tha " Australasian ":—Arcli ilencon M—, of Now Zealand, was a gcntloman rc-. markable for getting into minor scrapes through an innocent nioddloiiomoncss. Shortly after landing in England upon a brief holiday tonr, ho was walking alonj! a vnilway platform, when he desnriod in front of liitn a fow yards a gentleman whose back ho remembered as that of an old New Zealand friend. Inspired by an impulse to playfully surprise his old acquaintance, be plucked out the pocket-handker chief which was hanging out, but in an instant tho stalwart arm of a policcman was on his arm. " Como with mo, and conio quietly," said the guar dian of the ponnc. " Yon mistake me," said the priHoneuj " I am Archdeacon M—, of —, in Now Zealand,'' pointing to his clerical attire. " Oil, that won't do," said his captor; " that game iB often, tried on." " Hut," remonstrated tho arch-deacon, j " that gen...
ENTERTAINMENT AT BOWRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
ENTERTAINMENT AT B0W1UL. A grand vocnl and instrumental entertain ment was givon in the School of Arts, Bowral, on Monday evening Inst, by tho Primitive Methodist Choir, to n crowdod liouso. Mr. J. G. Morris kindly took tho chair in tho absonco of Mr. Bennett, who waa unable to attend through tho severe illness of Mrs. Bennett. Tho prograinuio, although not a lengthy ono, was of ft very Buporior character, and, wo need hardly say, recoived a great amount of applauso. The proceedings wero commoncod by tho band playing " The Brazilian March," followed by the choir with that hoautifnl anthem, " God is otir Hope." Miss 1*1. J. Frost, in ft pleasing manner, recited a piece entitled " Tho Dead Doll," after which tho chorus, " 0 bo Joyfui," was sung by tho choir. Master J. II. Edwards rocitod " Boys, Com plaints," whon a violin duet was played in magniticont stylo by Masters F. Bennett and T. H. Edwards. " Tho Four Wishes," a recitation, was given by Mr. S. Frost, tho anthom, " Cry Out and...
FIRING ALLEGED TO BE HEARD ONE THOUSAND MILES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
FIRING ALLEGED TO BE HEARD ONE THOUSAND MILES. TriK war with Egypt formed the first occasion in history of tho progress of n great naval engagement being consecutively reported by telegraph. A novel portion of the fleet before Alexandria wns a telegraph ship, through which, by means of tho Mediterranean cable line, the War Office in London, and tho civi lized world, were kept informed of the movements of the war vessols, and the results of the liring. Tho nearest cable station from Alexandria wns at Malta, 1 distant about 1000 miles from the scene of tho battle. An official despatch sa.vs thnt when a tele phone was attached to tbo Malta end of tho cablo the firing of tho guns at Alexandria could be dis tinctly heard, though no oral communication was .possible over that length of cablo. It is not stated ■ whether a telephone transmitter wrh used at tho Alexandria ond, or whether tho general eleotrical disturbance, causod by tho explosion of tho great guns, so affected the cable as to...
ELLIS AND CO.'S REPORT. PRICES FOR LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
TCT.T.rS AND CO'fi URPOUT l'llIGIiB Foil MV15 HTOCK ANI> l'UOMJCB. F.vr Catti.k, per 100 lba., .Ills Oil to 22a Ou Fat sheep, per honcl, lis (id to 12a Oil I Milch cows, cncli, £2 J On Oil to 118.10s Od I Calvos, do. Os (id to XI 2a Gd Lambs, do. 'la (id to 7a .'id I Tigs (niivc), cncli, 20a Od to ,C2 10a Od Carcass pork, per .lb., Od to Od SuclccrB, caoli, 7s Od to 1.1s Od Calfskins, do. 12d to 'Is Od Sheepskins, per lb., 2$il to GJd Hides, do. 2Ad to -ifd Tallow, per cwt., £1 os Od to £1 12a Od Wool, greasy, per 11)., 7-id to l.'i.Jd Turkeys (nocks), pot pair, Kis Od to 20a 3d Tm'Jreys (liens), do. 7b (id to 10s Od Fowls, per pair, 4a Od to (is (id Ducks, do., 5s Od to (is 8d (iceso, do. 8s Od to 10s (id Pigeons, la !)d to 2s Oil ltoll butter, per lb., 4£d to 'Jd Keg do. fid to 9d Cheoso, -Id to 8d liacon, do. 8d to lOd lilggs, per dozen, 14il to llld Iloney, do. od to Od Beeswax, do. 'Jd to lOd Lard, do. 5d to 7d Pumpkins, per do/on, Oh to Oa Od Potatoes, per cwt., iia Od to !...
CARDENING INFORMATION.—DECEMBER [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
'■"i-J.-ttWWl"! . * . ■Ill" —&lt; • rARPBN'lXG INFORMATION. — DECEMBER KiTfiiEN G.'.nrirN".—Sow for l.ite crops, pcflB ennli flowers and lirocoii; also oiiblmge, radish, turnips, Ac. J'laiit tomato, capsionm, and generally as Inst month: watering should bo copious to be of any use. Oiiciunn.—C mtinne to thin out superflmis fruit; vines should ye oiircfully tied, and nil unnecessary mid strati ug shoots removed. In.->eufei rciuiro to lit; looked aftm most particularly this month. Weeds must lit: kept down, ituri the eitrfaco of the soil loosened. FuiwiiR Gardks.—Continue to plant nil kinds of buddiug plants. Attending carcfjly to staking dah lias Rud removing supertloua buds. All kinds of shrubs may bo planted out still but from pots only. Weeds require to be kept down. Field—For late crops, sorghum, maize, miltet; pumpkins and melons way still bo sown, also tobacco. Tlie hay harvest cliould be sompleted this month. Cotton plants should be carefully attendod to, and all su...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
T (I K B O W II A L F It E E PRESS and Mittagong, Burrawang, *nd Kongalooa Adfoeate, in published every SATURDAY M Oil NINO. SBJIHC'llimO.V* :— Sixteen Shillings (1(!h) a year; or -In per quarter of three months, payable iu nilvauce. If booked, iJI per .year, or 5s jier quarter. ? JtDVKIITtSLVB :— Advertisements me charged for at tlw following rate cach inncitiuii:—Sixpence per line up to five I me*; «mm! iueli, .'In; ovet-y additional inch, 1h (id,, wi£k a reduction of one-fourth for thirteen consccu-1 tire insertions, and of oue-tiurd for livcnty-six1 -insertions. Antiounouiucnts of Births, Marriages, j luil Deaths, 2a (id each. ' jnjmixa iiitrMtTMKNT:— Ruflincfifl Cards Uand-bill* Itill-heads Labels Catalogues Posting Dills C/reuiars Programmes &lt;£c., Av., Ac., W. WJ2UB ash. Co., Proprietors. i ir ago n a To Timber SAW MILLS. W ALLRltDIC E,' Undertaker, CypeJttor, and Builder, Bowrnl. f' ' AND TIMBER YARDS. All kialA of vehicles on bin:, also ladies' and gen- j tteuiea'...
WASTING TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
WASTING TIME. Tiibrk arc three practices indulged in by certain members of the Assembly t.liat cnn be curtailed in a great measure by the presis, practises which do no good, and loud to no profitable advantage oitber to the gentlemen who indulge in those practices, or to the public. The practices to which we refer are (1) asking a series of frivolous questions with ft make-believe to constituencies tlmt the particular members arc " alive to a sense of duty," in other words, nlive to a morbid sense of their own inilatod vanity; (2) mov ing the adjournment of the House to bring under parliamentary notice some inconse quential matter that could be disposed of by a n'ote to the Minister; and (B) charging members of the Government with mal-prac tices and ofiicial corruption. If the Sydney press were to ignore the reporting of these questions, or omit the names of the honor able gentlemen asking them, the vile prac tice would bo reduced to a minimum. If the debate on motions of adjournmen...
A HEARTLESS DAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
A TlEAttTLES.S DAUGHTER. TirHftH avrivcl ii> Wieeliug City ft fow days ago from Pittsburg, over the Pan-Handle road, nit aged lady, grey-hairo 1, and bowed down with years, mid utterly deatitute of either money or friends, who had just passed through an oxpm itmec of hardship and HiiCfci - ing terrible to one ho ..old, and^ which, inflictod as it was at tho hands of an onrly daughter, was doubly hard to bear. A reporter Haw hor just aftor arrival, and ivoin her gleaned the following facts in her history:—llor name is Mrs. Kato Meyer; she ia 88 years old, anil has heretofore resided with hor daughter's family nt Marietta, O. The daughter's husband died a yenr ago, and sho being a remarkably prepossessing woman, although &lt;10 years of age, bo came engaged to a wealthy young man of Marietta, who, however, demanded that tho old lady bo driven from homo or otherwise disposod of. Accordingly, on Monday, June 11, Mrs. Meyer was driven from hor home by hor daughter, without ft ...
MANUFACTURE OF EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
MANUFACTURE OF EGGS. It appears that fcho manufacture of eggs is being carried on in the United States on a large scale, one establishment turning out upwards of a thousand an hour. The yolks are formed of a paste composed of cornflour, starch, and other materials. The whites are formed of albumen, and are chemically identical with the wliitesof eggs. The inner skin is a film of gelatine, the shell is plaster of Paris, and is rather thicker than the real article. The yolk is first rolled into a ball and is frozen hard. It is - then enclosed in the albumen, which is also frozen, after being submitted to a rapid rotatory motion, which elongates the sphere to the avoid form. It is then dipped into the gelatine, and then into the plaster, which dries very rapidly and retains the form after the con tents have melted. It is said that in point of taste the eggs are undistinguishable from the real article, while :hey have the advan tage of keeping perfectly good for years, and can be more e...
HOW A LOCOMOTIVE WAS RAISED FROM A RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
HOW A LOCOMOTIVE WAS RAISED FROM A RIVER. The " Elevated Railroad Journal" rolates how tho foat of raising a liugo freight engino froiir tlio mud in Bush River, on thu Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore railroad, bolow JIavro du'Grace, waa RiiccoKfifitlly accomplished a few days since. The ongino fell through the drawbridge sonio time ago. The dilliculties of thu feat may ho imaginod when it is understood that the engine waa soveral feet below the water's surface, and completely buried in tho mud. Tho wreckers have boon at work a wook, tho tirst thing being accomplished being the pinainp; of heavy chains beneath the gjeat masK of iron. Two divers, sent down for this purpose, were compelled to dig several feet beneath tho soft mud at tho bot tom of the river. The chains wevo made taut to four heavy scows, which woro filled with wntor at low tide. Everything boing satisfactory, tho water was pumped out of tho scows, thus tightening thn chains about tho engine. When the tido bogan...
CAMDEN AND CAMPBELLTOWN JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 8 December 1883
CAMDEN AND CAMl'BELLTOWN JOCKEY ». CLUB. : The entries for tbe Maid mi Plato, Tramway Handicap, Jockey Club Handicap, and Mayor's Gift, were opened at TaMei'sall's (Mr. Stanley's) on Saturday evening lust. They may be considered very good, and us the officers are using every endeavour to command success, it will only-requiro fine weather to enable tbeui to present to the public one of the best day's sport that has been seen in the district for many years, There was a time when Campbelltown was noted for the excellenco of its race-meetings, and we hope that llie meeting of the 15tli will be no exception. . Following are the entries MAIDliN PLATE. Handicapper L'cunicah Combadclio Stor Presta Selector Bolara Bong Bong TKAMWAY nANDIOAP. - Udagonda, 3 years Forest Lad, aged Birdeatehcr, aged Lynetto, -1 years Eniilius, 3 years Selector, 4 years Lonehand, (j years Howlong, 5 years Thaoltambau 3 years Snowdrop, aged Handicapper, 4 years Emily, 4 years Leuroeali, 'J years Baron, 4 years Exc...