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[?]ENT EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
HEnt events. ■PHR-pox at Maitland. Wf) In 1882 the national debt of tbo United 1 kingdom was £763,000,000. ' Population of N. S. Wales estimated at the close of last year at 926,000. Tbere are 850 manufacturing estab lishments of various kinds in San Fran cisco. The government is being urged to dupli cate the railway line betweau Granville and Liverpool. The Right Hon. W. E. Forster, M.P., suggests that a Colonial Conference should be held in London to discuss the question of Imperial defences. Both Hanlan and Clifford are in great form for the race next Saturday. The for mor is said to have never been in better form in his life. Six to four offered on Han lan. The Colonial institute has resolved to urge upon Lord Derby, Secretary of State for the Colonies, the necessity of preventing any further annexation in New Guiuea by . foreign countries. 74,596 tons of tin produced in the colony since 1874 of the value of £5,615,385. Last year the quantity was 9125. tons, of the - value of £8...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
CATTLE AND SHEEP. Rates for conveyance of cattle (at per truck) to Homabush are as follows:—From Gfoulburn, £4 4s ; Marulan, £3 10s 8d; Moss Vole, £2 12s; Bowral, £2 8s; Mittagong, £2 6s; Pioton, £1 10s. Bates for conveyance of sheep (at per truok) to Homebush are as follows:—I'Vom Goulburn, £3 13s Id ; Marulan, £3 5s 7d; Moss Vale, £212s; Bowral, £2 8s; Mittagong, £2 6s ; Pic ton, £1 10s.
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. DOWN TRAINS FROM SYDNEY TO THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. DOWN T1UINS FROM SYDNEY TO TIIE COUNTRY. Mail Timin leaves Sydney daily, (iunaaysexcejnea, at 8 p.m.; Mittagong, daily, Mondays excepted, at 12.30 a.m.; Bowral, 12.38 ; and Moss Vale, 12.50. Passenger TnAiN loaves Sydney daily, Sundays ex cepted, at 9 a.m.; Mittagong, 1.25 p.m.; Bowral, 1.35; Moss Vale, 1.47. OT TRAIN'S FROM THE cou.VTUT TO btdnet. Mail Train leaves Goulburn daily at 1.10 a.m.; Moss Vale, 2.55; Bowral, 3.7; Mittagong, 3.25; arrives in Sydney at G.-10. Passen'oku train leaves Goulburn daily, Sundays excepted, at 11 a.m. ; Moss Vale, 12.50 p.m.; Bow ral, 1.12; Mittagong, 1.-15; arrives in Sydnoy at 5.20. A passenger train leaves Moss Vale every morn ing, Sundays excepted, at 7.15; Bowral at 7.30; ar rives in Sydney at 11.30; returns from Sydney every evening, Sundays excepted, at 5,8, reaching Bowral at 0.18 and Moss Vale at 0.40. The tourist train leaves Sydnoy every Saturday at 8.30 a.m., and arrives at Mittagong at 12, Bowral at 12.18, Moss Vale...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
WAITED at once 8. or. 1Q Good AXEMEN. Apply, Jpmes.MoQpvern, Boyvral,. 583 TfTANTEl?, tt. General SERVANT for. a small Y T; family.. Apply. Mrs. Hayloy, B^ulab, Mer\x=req-\ rigang Ropd,. ' • 68$ ATREVI ON Y.—A young lady wishes to. oor\x=req-\ respond with a young gentleman with a view to the.above. Photos, exchanged. Address—Elsie, Myrtle Cottage,^Marulan.. ' • •• • • 687 SF BO'SfRAL-FORSALE, NE\y- BRICK COTTAGE,. Grooms, with Verandah round, hall, washhouso, and bath-room; water laid. op. Gacrcs. LAND ;• Fruit-trees. 1£ mile- from, tiiation, fronting, Merrigang.road; Also WEATHERIJGiU® COTTAGE detached. Inquire of J. G. MORjRIS, IJowral, or J. HOPGSON on. the premises.. 003 TO BUILDERS. WINDERS are invited for tho Erection and Cora X pietion of a DAIRY at WHINSTONE, GREEN HILLS, MITTAGONG. Plans and Specifications may be seen on applica tiot} to Mr. W.'Warrener at Whinatone, or at tho officeof- the undersigned where tenders are.to be de liyered. on or before Thursday, February 21,...
MITTAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
KIlTIAfiONC. (FllOM OCR OWN ConiUiSrONDENT.) Since writing last the weather lias oeen very unsettled, and we have had glorious rain. Owing to the pouring rain on Anniversary day the Protestant Alliance could not come out properly, but had to content themselves with a tea-naeeting in the lodge\x=req-\ room, to which about seventy persons sat down and partook of the good things provided. The Mittagong Brass Band was in attendance and played some very pretty selections, one in particular being the Rowing Club Waltz composed by Mr. J. Hardy, bandmaster. About 6 o'clock the people dispersed, tho band playing God Save the Queen. Tho most noticoable thing was the splendid banner exhibited in the buildiug, which reflects great credit on the maker and the lodge to which it belougs. The Presbyterian Church has been commenced. The contractor is Mr. Linklater, of Moss Yale, and it is hoped it will bo finished in about three months. A public meeting hall is being erected by Mr. J. Wright next to...
Great Land Sales on the Union Pacific Line. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
Great Land Sales on the Union Pacific Line. Some remarkable. statistics are published in connection with sales of land on tho Union Pacific Line. For example, in June last the sales reached 453,299 acres, at the aggregate price of 981,041 dols. In June 1888 the sales were only 11.8,547 acres, and the amount 485,660 dols. The land sales, on the main lino division for the half-year ending June 80,1884, amounted to. 2,09,2,291 acres, of tho value of 4,127,411 dols.; while the saleB of the. six months.en.cUng June 80, 1888 were only 285,9G5 acres, of the value of 1,056,828 dols,. The land sales on the Kansas Pacifio division for the six months ended June 80, 1884, amounted to 206,881 acres, of the value of 976,546 dols.; for the 6ix months ended June 80, 1888, the sales, amounted to 191,251 acres of the value of 688,048 dols. Taking the two divisions togethert there was an increase in Rapid voys for railway befcwel^^B Mr. Hoidorn wraW through to oomplecnl^^^H despatch no one eutortaiMH ...
[?]DENERS' CALENDAR FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
DENERS' CALENDAR FOB FEBRUARY. k>y an experienced gardener cx\x=req-\ ifor tho Botoral Frw JPrest. 1 i'.den.—Thia is without excep\x=req-\ lie busiest months in the yoar k. For be it remembored that Bnter are fast approaching, and V^et your kitchen garden weil ft ist do so quickly. Sow a good Awing seeds—shorthorn car\x=req-\ Bvn parsnip, white stone tur\x=req-\ »all, English drumhead cab^ Hibbage, St. John's Day cab\x=req-\ Htebbaget and wly York cab\x=req-\ ^Bal's sprouts, winter spinach, ^Vk. eschalots, onions, and out oelery and cabbngo also cauliflower, onions, b turnips will, if trans if not better tlu\n those is not too late for an nch beans and early sun \v a good bed of parsley, nd thyme, Sow a bed planting o,u,t lo,ter on. pumpkins and tomatoes uo,w after the splendid id they sfeo^ld be well thorn tmck when ruu i stop the two joints Potato onions should •ound now or they wilJ; vtUi and. will not. keep Cease pulling rhubarb h$ wowns (or next pruning has not is, done tbe ...
The Proposed Colonial Council in London. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
The Proposed Colonial Council in London. The Eight Hon. W. E. Forster, M.P., has contributed an article to the Nineteenth Cen tury, in which he discusses the proposal of Earl Grey to refer important questions af fecting the colonial affairs of the Empire to a council consisting of the Agents-General for the colonies and, other representative men. Mr, Forster regards the scheme as urgent, £*nd one calculated to devolop the powers of the Federal Council both in peace and in war. He further points out that by its agency an allotment of the cost of de fence could be made. Mr.. Forster consid ers that the admission of the Australian colonies to representation in the Imperial Parliament would be found impracticable.
Our Oldest Inhabitant. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
Our Oldest Inhabitant. It is a matter of some interest to know who is fcho oldest resident in Australia. The honour is claimed for Mrs. Ann Morgan, who resides in Pitt-street, Redfern. She ■ came to the country in 1791, in the" second fleet," having been bora on the passage out. Her father was in the New South Wales corps, commanded by Colonel Pa.terson. Her age is 94. She is hale, possessed of all of all her faculities, and is a great-great grandmotber.- It is probable that there are many persons on, this continent older in the matter of age who arrived here much later on* but as none of tlwse who come in the &lt;' first fleet" in 1788 are liviug or, as far as wo know, any others of the " second fleet," Mrs. Morgan must be our " oldest inhabitant." Her memory enables her to recall what Sydney was in the first decade of this century, and she can say much as to the many changes that have taken place.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
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CHAPTER III.—MYRTLEMORE PARK, NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
CHAPTER III. MYItTLEMORE PARK, NEW SOUTH WALES. The rivulet, Wanton and wild, through, many a green rayino Beneath the forest flpw.ed.. Shelley# Flow'ry mountains,. MoBsy, fountains, Shady woods, Crystal floods, With wild variety surprise,. Addison. " Has, the sale commenced yet ? " " Yes,, sir, just about five minutes ago." " Are th.ere many likely buyers present ?" " I believe there are, Bir; the room is half full; the. estate is one of the prettiest in the colony, and is not likely to go for; one penny less than its, real value. Five thousand pounds won't buy Myrtlemore Park, to-day, I can tell you." The gentleman who spoke first thereupon walked into the room where the. sale- was being conducted. The estate referred to was put up almost immediately afterwards. The auctioneer was a big stalwart man and evidently possessed of a good pair of lungs. He was rather gruff and coarse in his delivery and diction, but a broad, vein of humor made the crowd feel at home with him. " Now, the...
[?]uman System. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
[urnan System. combats the folly of era on Galen who do i food condiment be The Lancet says that s of sodium) is the i substance in the jry fluid and overy everywhere present, irt it constitutes the ish when any tissue lar, it is a constant , and it maintains in ilmost wholly inde i that is consumed 3od will take up so ivever much wo may on the other hand, [jlood parts with its r and unwillingly. ito its value better ^men without salt is stines of an animal sorbed, while it all It be added. The s obvious that salt indeed necessary, bate quantities, and is likely to be in
THE MYRTLEMORE TRAGEDY. (WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS.) CHAPTER II.—HARD TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
THE MYRTLEMORE TRAGEDY. By Ada G'oldsby. (Written Expressly for tub Bowiul Free Press.) CHAPTER ii.—HARD TIMES. Archibald Mayne was the only surviving son of very poor parents who resided in tbo world's great metropolis. His father died \yhen he was only ten years of age; and his widowed mother, for several years after wards, depended almost solely on hiseflorts for support. His father had taught him to read and write fairly well,, for ho was, too poor to send him to school. Archibald was naturally a smart lad and always willing to. learn ; so that h.'s father had Jittlo trouble with him. When Mr. Mayne died, however, the lad had but little time for learning for then he had to face the stern hardships and grim realities of life : and for a long time he and his mother lived on the few pence he managed to/earn by running errands, and holding gentlemen's houses; but how they did so on such a mere pittance was. a mystery I shall not attempt to. explain. Would that some of us in. sunny N...
Trotting at the Wo[?] [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
Trotting at tlic Wofl At the Wollougong Ag show last Thursday we , warra Mercury that thl contest, distance about 2 11 stone, brought out a Iq! atod a deal of interest, owl thoro were a number of' tors in it, including Mr. Trumpsaud T. Graham's Borrima. Mr. Aheru sontl good start, Rogh's maro goii at once. The Berrima distrf just at startiug, aiul was tut^H mediately by Mr. Graham, w^H This caused him to got a loi^H rear. Eeou's maro coutinuecH load all ronud the oourso tho il nnsii.inn which sho maintained w Oiio nffcer anaLhov wan paasort by tvottor, until on going up the back tli^^^^H time there were only two horaea iu mure, however, wns unapproachable, ofl|H no doubt to the light weight she waa canH itic (about 9. st.V After passing the post^ Mr. Gralmm ontered a protest against the prize going to Mr. lleeu on the ground of tho maro not being ridden up to the weight. Mr. W. Qsborne, one of the stewards ap pointed to rido round to watch the competi tors, also reported that tho ma...
Australian Wesleyan Church. MEMBERS OF SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
Australian Wcsleyan Church. MEMBERS OF SOCIETY. Sydney district: In 1884, 8005 ; in 1888, 2889; increase, 16G ; ou trial, 188. Batli\x=req-\ urst: in 1884, 979; in 1818, 968,; increase, 16; on trial, 52. Maitland: In 2884, 1018 ;, in 1882, 868; increase 150 ; on trial, 47, Armidale and Grafton : In 1884, 606: in 1888, 586: increase 70 ; on trial, J84,. (xoulburn : In 1885,, 779 ; in 1888, 669; increase, 81; on trial,. 55. Wftgga Wagga; In 1884,288 ; in 1883,279 ; increase, 4 ; on trial, 49. Queensland : In 1884, 1058 in 1888,1064 ; decrease,, 6.; on tvial^ 41. Total for New South Wales and Queensland : In 1884, 7728 ; in 1888, 7247; increase, 487; on trial, 611. The Friendly Islands distriot returns are as yet incomplete, but approximately the figures may be taken as followsIn 1884, 7258; in 1888, 7886; about 200 on trial. The Mission district returns are—SamoaIn 188,4, 1147; in 1888,959; increase, i88; on trial 284. Fiji: In 1884.26,839; in 1888, 25,9,32; increase, 907;; an trial, ...
The Bowral Free Press. Do as adversarial do in law, Strive mightily, but cat and drink as fiends. Wednesday, February 3, 1885. The Rev. C. Olden on the Drink Question. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
®|§aforal Jfra fjrfss. Do as adversarial do in law, Strive mightily, hit cat and drink as fiends. Wednesday, February 3, 1885. The Hcv. C. Olden oil tlic JPrJtik i (liicsfion. At tho annual temperance demonstration J11 connection with tho Wosloyau Conforouco hole] in Sydnoy last Thursday ovoning, tho £Jf, Herald says:—Tho Itev. Charles Olden, of Mittagong, roBo at thorequost of tho pro vident to address tho mooting. Ho thought no apology was required from him iu stand ing up to striko u blow at tho demoralising iuil|ioncps of tho drink traffic, Ho was an eaniost advocato of total abstinonco, and was therefore nn opponent of the drink ing customs of society, and was iu favour of tho principle of lull local option. (Applause.) He intouded to ppeak to tliem from ono standpoint, arid that was tho demoralising influoncos of tho drink traffic. It seemed to hiiii tliat intoxi pating drink cui'sed anybody who had any thing to do with ft—tho man who mado it, t.ho man who bought it, and tho m...
LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 4 February 1885
LOCAL BREVITIES. A meeting of owners of sheop and largo stock, under the Pastures and Stoolt Protection Acts, for tho election of dirootors in the Borrima sheep district wilt bo bold at Bor\x=req-\ rima ou Friday, 27th instant. The members of the recently-formed volunteer Corps at Moss Vale had their first drill practice last Monday evening uuder tlio supervision of Sergeant Smith, of Syd\x=req-\ noy. Twenty-eight candidates took part in the exerciso. Tho practices will continno every evening during the present week. At the sitting of the Wosleyan Conference in Sydney last Saturday the Rov. R. Sellors, of Goulburn.roferred in commendatory teams to the admirable lecture recontly delivered on " Immorality," by the Rov. C. Olden, of Bowral, of which a second edition was now boing issued. The Rov. CL Lano also spoko highly of that lecture, and urged tlio mombors of the Conference, in tho intorosts of purity, to forward its circulation. The local Debating Society will meet in tho School ...