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Does Death Sting? [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
Docs JJeatli Stiiis ?; Dn. GvL. Bbabdslbi*,' in, the. Medical- and Surgical Jteporteir, concludes, that tho.. dread of dying is qui to as intense. as the. instinct of self-preservation. > Indeed,,ifc is not im?. probable, adds, the doctor, _ that numbers., would; caro less about living were, the modes of leayiug. the , world: a themp. fo? happy contemplation, or an. innovation, to. the routine of.plodding that' was: agreeable.: Ono is remarkably exempt, from, the crime of hasty induction., if lie . affirms that t])pce; is no sane or, healty. mortal, who.anticipates, his extinction with any. degree.of pleaguro. The. function of dying, is absolutely, vogefca tive—we fall to.piecos like.a flower. This very, fact, that the process is chemical; eon-,, firms us in the conclusion that the final '■ throe" is as.painless as.the inconvenience is nothing to the fatal .pilgrim. when he touches one daylight. A moment's exaroina-. tioii,; of the way we are to. dio will*' show marks of- goodnes...
The Rightful Heir. AN AUSTRALIAN CHRISTMAS STORY. (WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS.) CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
The Rightful Heir. AN AUSTRALIAN CHRISTMAS STORY.. % 13. Charles (Mrs. AViiltoivMorrice)c (WlUTTKN EXPRESSLY KOU TllE tioWRATi FltEIS PHES8.) CHAPTER IV; Windesieke was ono. blazp of light. IMlcl colour on Christinas eve.. Mrs. Northbrook liad made up. her mind to. givo hei; neigh-1 bourts an entertainment in a stylo. which should drtzzle their oyes. and impress them ■with the superior, taste and eleganco of nu English household. She had issued invita tions to all the neighbouring gentry wljo had called on her,, and- from whom she had already received much, kindness aud hospi tality. She had engaged an extra, staff of servants, whoso inexperience and stupidity : had nearly driven her frantic ; she had been distracted by -the \ difficulties besetting her on every side ; she had almost de spaired of being iiblc to procure, -musicians at the bail; she lind been worried beyond all '.measure ty the stolidity. and obstinacy of old Digby, whom she had boon obliged.to consult on many mattor...
Select Poetry. A Tragic Song. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
Sclcrt Ipocirn. A Tragic Song. C.inor, forth a cnnticlc of dcmi-solidus, " AVitli grain in ft commenstirato degree, Two dozen darkly-feathered victims of a blunderbuss -All coarctuto 'nealh pastry mmlo with ghee. By pntient tcrehnition the apart ion of the pie Was effected with n lever-handled spoon ; Wlien, judge the consternation of the monarch sit ting by, _ All tho birds set up a symphonising tunc. They were only sliglitly wounded—chiefly suffering from surpriso ' (It was fortunate the oven had boon slow)— And the warmth, though it alarmed them, which it's useless to disguise, Made them quickly convalescent from the blow. Now shortly after this the mighty monarch of tho land Was ensconccd with heaps of bullion untold, Engaged in what he evidently didn't understand— . lTapbdologic computation of his gold. Her Majesty his spouse was in tho boudoir far away. Employed in lmuidueation of her lunch; On-a desiccated loaf she gavo her appetite fall play, ' Which, with honey, was as much...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
\\TANTED at once 8 ov 10 Good AXEMEN. : * 7 Apply James MoGovern, Bowml. = C33 ' TOTING LADY wishes for a Situation' ns I COMPANION or N UliSEIVl' GOVERNESS : good Necdlowoman. F. 11., euro of Mrs. Dobonham, Bowral;or Loma liauso,■AYynviu'A Squaro, Sydney. 532 STUDY' ECONOMY; rjpRY tho Bowml Boot Mart for. Good Wearing JL BOOTH.: - 20.per cont..saved by purchasing, nt W. G. MO RE'S Boot Mart, next Royal Holol, Bowml. ' ' 0.1-1 NOTICE, klJj long-outstanding Accounts due to.Iho undcr BiRnod-aro renuesled lo bo: SETTLED on or befoio MONDAY, tho 2ml February next, V. PIGGO'LT, Bowral. January 22, 1885. 528 B OWE AL—FOR. SALE,, "jVpiW BPJOK COTTAGE, li rooms, with Yoran r*&lt; dali round, hull, washhouso, and bath-room ; wafer laid on. 0 norm LAND; Frnil-trceo. l.j mile from station, fronting Merrigang-road. Also WEATHER BOAUD COTTAGE detached: In quire of J. G. MORRIS, B.owrul, or J. HODGSON oil the premises.. 503 TO LET BY TENDER 3^OR Fivo or Sevoiv years the Building Leaso of ...
Wesleyan Church. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
IFcslcyan Church. Sorvicos to-morrow, 1'obvnnr.v1:— MiUiifjong, lit 11,1'rcnohor ; nt 7, Mr. llnwariT Mawrul, nt 11 nivl 7, llev. G. Woalnongh > Kangaloon, nt 11,-Rrr. AVuIhIi : -nl&lt;7&lt;80, Mr. Whito ■ UoliorlHon, nt ii.iiO, Mr. Walsli Moss Vftlo (OddfollowH'Hall), at 8, Ilov. J.Woolnaugli
The Late Railway Catastrophe at Cootamundra. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
The JLatc Rsjilwsjy Uiitastroplsc at €»otam!imlrn. UuFEititiNT. to tlic above event, "Wednesday's Coota, niuudm Herald stales :—As to tlm aeeidont to tho mail train, wo feel coiistiaimid to say that it should have been avoided. 11.was williin tho power of any railway 111011 w) 10 wore on tlio south side of tho crook before tlio culverts were carried tuvay to prevent it; and it should havo been apparent In them, seeing tlio vory large body of water that, was dimmed up by tlio first culvert, (hut tlio permanent way could not resist its pressure." Thursday's Sydney Morning JTorald remarks on tlio same subject:—Great Hoods aro always times of danger to culvcrts and bridges, and there should bo authority vested somewhere urdur special watchfulness on sueh occasions, and to incur any extra expense necessary to sue that nothing has hap pened to imperil the safety of tho. trains, In tho opinion of the coruner's jury there was not euro enough exercised in the flrnt construction of tho lino, ...
Sprit—World Rubbish. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
Sj>irH—World Rubbish,, . Sosik more rubbish purporting to come from the spirit world has been published as being communicated by ono of llio young men drowned in a boating accident in Victoria. After furnishing dotailw of tho accident; which any 0110 knowing tho particulars might easily vamp up, tho " spirit" proceeds to relato somo items of tho spirit world, This, lileo nil other similar communications, is of the most commonplace kind, such as having met somo pre-deceasod relatives who woulilnot lot tho spirit communicate any-I cliing; until, the. first shock was over, to earth's relatives. Then it tells that ono of those, 11 youth, had grown very much, and tlioy were all vory happy, &c. Nothing of any uso to mankind, or how to regulato their life below ; only such matter as is not of tho slightest benefit to anyone. Audit is the same from all others. The astonishing thing is that people can bo found who will believe this drivelling rubbish, which for sooth can only bp c...
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
GARDENERS' CALENDAR I?01l FfiUUUAllY. [Wjhtthjj by an oxporioncoil gardener ex pressly for tha Jiuwrttl Frciil'rcsit.] ; Kitchen Garden.—Tliiii is without excep tion ouo of tho busiest months in tho year in this district. .For bo it remembered that autumn ami winter tiro last approaching, and if you wish to get your hitchou garden woii stocked you must do so quickly. Bow a good bod of the following soodS-rrshortborn ear rot, hollow crown parsnip, whito stono tur nip or goldou ball, English drumhead cab bago, savory cabbage, St. John's Day cab bage, ox-hoart cabbago, and early Yorlc eab bngo; also Brussol's sprouts, winter spinach, beet root, garlick, osehalots, onions, and Spanish looks. 7,Jhint out; cclcry.nud cabbago of ovory discription ; also cauliflower,onions, and leeks. Swcedisli turnips will, if trans planted, bear good if not hotter than those kept in tho bed. It is not too late for an other sowing of French beans and early sun rise dwarf peas. Sow a good bed of parsloy, an...
THE SOUDAN CAMPAIGN. CAIRO, Jan. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
THE. SOUDAN CAMPAIGN, .CAIRO, Jan. 28, I'ult. : particulars liave now. ooen. rocoivea of llio further operations of the column under. Sir Horbert ■ Stewart sinco the en-.. gagomont of the; 17th. General- Lord Wolsoley holographs to tbo authorities here that wliou Sir . Horborfc Stewart arrived within four miles of I,ho Nile on the 19th Llio enemy showed front in great force. Tho Britishcommander l.ial.tocl and con structed'a zariba under a heavy fire which the Arabs opened, upon him. At this time Sir Herbert wns sovorly wounded, and was -placed' hurs do combat. Colonial Sir Charles Wilson, R.13., then assumed command. Leaving the. wounded' behind'him at tbo zariba, ho marched out tho same afternoon to; attack the Mahdites: tho latter were led by several Emirs on horseback. TJioy mado. a desperate charge on the British lino, but wcro repulsed with tlio loss of live Emirs and 250 men killed. The wounded wore very numerous, : The causualfcies on the British sido are not stated. Mr. Cam...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
Birthday Cards. N Immenso Vnrioty, at tlio Erco Press Book . ami Stationery Depot. To Business People & Others. 37(ORMS of- Notice Before Proceeding under the . Small Debts Act obtiuiuible at tho. Vrco Press Office. Prico 2d. each.. Receipt Books.. /"VRDINAET Beceipt Books and KENT'Beceipt v/! ;Books, each containing 100; on salo at tho Vroe-' Pross Book and Stationery Popot, Bo.wral. Oil. each. ! !, VICTORY ! ! !. T^ICTOBY HEALING EXTRACT: rapidly, heals ? Old Soro3 and tho most desperate,Ulcerations and Skin Diseases... So powerful is. its action that ordinary wounds .are usually liealod, by it within foiiy-ciyht hours., . VICTOBY CUBE 1'OB TOOTIIAOIJR AND NEURALGIA : cures the worst case, within live minutes. They are new and amazing remedies, and aro 'working cures by tlio thousand., Solo Agonts for BCWBAL—"W. and D. L. Beer, Free Press oltiee. Prices.—Victory. Healing Extract, 1/G,; ■ Victory Qure for Tootjiaclip and Neuralgia,' 2/. 173
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY, LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 31 January 1885
COSVIIYiERCIAL, South Coast and • AVuht. Camden Co-opebativu Company, lnin'iju., Butter, 1st, per lb., 12d to 13d „ find, no demand Bacon, bust Jlcriinlmla hand cured, 9d to lOd . „ best, innuhino cured, 8d to SKI ■■'■ 'i--s heavy nntl rough, Oil to 7d Lliims, b&lt;jst Mprimbula.hand cured, lOd to. 12d ,, machine cured, (Jd to 10dt..■■■ : s ■Lard, (id to 9(1 Cheese 1st, per lb., 5d to Od „ Slid and inferior, 3d to -id Pif^s, alive, per lb, dd to J$d Calves, oach, 7s Od to 20a Od Hides, per 11), ild Calf sltina, each, Is Od Tallow, per ton, £215 Os to £28 10s, Alaino, per bubliel, 4s 10:1 to us Od Hay, oiiton,per ton, £1 Osto £&lt;i Os Od „ lucerne, do., £d Os to £5,10s Od. Potatoes,do., £!) Os to £-110s Od 1'V.vIb, per pair, 2s (id to 3s 3d 1 Ducks, do, its 0:1 to.Ss Ud " .. Goose, do, 7s 0.1 (o 8.4 Od Turkoys, do, 8s Od l;o 18s Od' Eg;;.s, per doB., Ik Od to Is GJ.. Jummry 2!). 18Sl._
Select Poetry. The Silver Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
The Silver Wedding* Come, wife, sit bere, and wo'll rest awhile Till the merry dance is o'er; Our silver wedding has made me feel As if youth were mine once more. I've quite forgotten my fifty years; Dear wife, can it be true That twenty-five years have come and gone Since I loved and wedded you ? Our daughter there—God bless the child! For she carries her mother's face ; Just so you looked when you won my heart. With your innocent girlish grace How fair she is!—What ? bless my soul! Wife, what is that you say ? Our little girl has given her heart To that rascal"—young Johu Grey ? Coaxed mother to tell me, did she, eh ? Well, wife, it never can be; I'll never consent, you hear me, wife ?—r Just tell her that from me. What's it you ask " if long ago Your father had answered nay, What would I have done" H'rn, well, I thiuk I'd have—married you anyway I " Judge Johu by myself," you say ? Ah, well, The boy's a good fellow enough; But I don't like this falling in love, And this courting,...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
bowkal post office. Mails close for all stations North at 9.30 p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) For Kangaloon and Robertson 2 p.m., daily. (Sundays oxcepted.) Mails arrive at Bowral from Kangaloon and Robertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails urrivo from all stations South at 3.5 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Prom all stations North at 12.38 a.m.'(Mondays excepted.) From Sydney, Parramatta, and all stations West at 1.35 p.m.,. daily, (Sundays excepted.) The Bowral Money Order Office closes at fi p.m. Post Office hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., und on Sundays, for delivery of letters, &lt;fcc., 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 Q, I p.m..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS is published every WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY MORNING. SonBciurTioNa:— 5s. per quarter; or lGs. per annum it paid , in advanco. Quarters end March 31, June 80, September 30, December 31, at which periods only can subscribers decline, by giving a week's / notice in w.iting direct to the otlice, and paying to tho end of the then running (juartcr. Advertising :— Advertisements nro charged for at the following rate each insertion :—Sixpence per line up to fivo lines ; one incU, 3s; every additional inch, Is Cd, with a icduction or one iou.t.1 for thirteen conncu tivo inseuions, and of oue-t'iud for twenty-sis iiisertio-ia. Auno.'iiceuieuts of lirths, Marriages, and Deaths, 2s Gd each. No advertisement booked under Is. 6d. Advertisements sent to the office v. ,'thout notifying the number of inseitions will be continued at adver tisers' cost until an order is received to stop. Any person ordering the inseition of advertise ments on behalf of a committee will bo hel...