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The Church of England's Wealth. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
The Clmrcli. of SJnjjlaad's. W.cultli.. Tiir wealth, of:' the Church, of; England in, wprldly goods ia just now.recoiviug consider able attention,.but speculation.has.nptimucli, upon, which to baao.itself, for- the reason !thatnb one lmows precisely what its income, is,, except the- two , Archbishops, and. thpy(&lt; probably wisely, koop. Uio. knowledge. to, themselves. Some of- tho most, valuable property in England:belongs to,the Church,. ; which has hold it cver sinco it was. takent away from,the Roman Catholics, by, Henry Villi, and;bestowed;upon.the newly.-croatedv bishops to make their, fealty sure.. The. Archbishop, of; Canterbury, tlie Primate off all'Bngland, has an annual income of;75,000 dollars,;in, addition to Lambeth Pakco, his London.or. city residence. Tho Archbishop., of York, the Primate of, England;^'ecoivos; 50,000 dollars a year, besides.two residences, and'a.'large household; of; officials. Tho; tithes, of some of the other. bishops, are :: London, 50,0...
The Paris Exhibition of 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Tlie 8'jiris of 1878. ;Tije accounts of fclio loin's Exhibifcign.of 1878-, Inivo rcconlly bean wound up. TJiq. totals expenses, which wore at first estimatod at, 85,813,000f., amounted'to CO,8'13,'17'lf, Tho, lust payment was made on September SOfcb,; 188d. Tho receipts..bad boon estimated to, ,yield 2G,285,000f.,but did not go; much •be-, yond, 28,500,000f. Tbo oxcess off tho ox-, pondituro over tho- receipts. consequently amonnts to 31,658,277f, 10,0000,OOOf. to;' meet this were taken from tho 1878 budget,, and a sum of- 20,658,277f. remains, to bo, mot. A bill has been framed, to,enable tha, government to take this sum, from. tbe. 80,000,000 f. advanced, by the Bank off Franco.
Ten Terrible Minutes in a Train. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Ten Terrible Minutes in n Train. One Novomber evening, a fow years ago, I bad occasion to travel from Caunon-strool to Spa Road Station on tho South-oastorn railway. It had been a cold foggy day throughout; and tlicro were comparatively fovv passengors. Tho compartmont which I ontored—ft socond class—bad but one previous occupant, a stoutly-built man of tliirty-fivo or forty. He was attempting with ovideutly small success to road a book, and ho fidgotod about on his seat in rathor n testy fashion. Having a doubt as to tho regularity of tho trains. 011 such an ovoning, I said " I supposo this stops at Spa Road ?•" " Spa Road 1 of course it does," said this goutlouian with what J considered unnocos sary vohemence. All theso. trains, stop, at Spa Road."- '• " Don't thank mo air," he said-, a mpmput later, " I only answered a simple question,—a fool or ma.dmau, could do that."- ■ Here tho train moved: slowly- off; and tho speaker,'whoso face I h.ad nojt yet, seen, % sumod his. efforts, ...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. DOWN TRAINS FROM SYDNEY TO THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
RAILWAY TIME TABLE, . DOWN TRAINS FROM 8VDNKY TO TOE OOONTRV. : Mail 3'iuin loaves Sydney daily, Sundaysoxcepted, p,t 8 p.m., j Mittagong, daily, Mondays excepted, at is.30 a.m.; Bowral, 12.38; and Moss Vale, 12.50. Passenoeu Thajn leaves Sydney daily, Sundays, ex cepted, at 9 a.m.; Mittagong, 1.25 p.m. j Bowral, V85; Moss Valo, 1.47. tTP. THAIN8 FROM THE COUNTRY TO SYPNEY, Mail Tiuin leaves Goulburn daily at 1.10 a.m. ; Mo^aYulo, 2.55; Bowral, 8.7 > Mittagong, 3.25; arrives iii Sydney at 6.40, I'assknpkh thain leaves Goulburn doily, Sundays excepted, at 11 a.m. ; Moss Vale, 12.50 p.m.; Bow *al, 1,12; Mittagong, 1,45 ; arrives in Sydney at 5.20. • A passenger train leaves Moss Vale every morn ing, Sundays excepted, at 7.15 ; Bowral at 7.30; ar rives in Sydnoy at 11.30; returns from Sydney every evening, Sundays excepted, at 5.8, reaching Bowral at 9.18 and Moss Yale at 9.40, The tourist train leaves Sydnoy every Saturday *t8 ,30 a.m., and arrives at Mittagong at 12, Bowral at 12,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS iB published ovory WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY MORNING, Sdiisoiuptioks:—! . 5a, per quarter; or 1 (is, par nnnum if paid jn ndvaiicc.' Quarters cud Jfurch 31, Juno 30, September HO, December HI, ut which periods pply can subscribers decline, by giving a weok's potico in writing direct to the ollico, and paying to |ho end of tho thou running quarter. Adveutisinq . AdvcrtiscmontB aro charged for at tlio following rate each insertionSixpence per lino up to iivo lines; one inch, iiu; every additional inch, 1b (id, with a leduction of ono-fourth for thirteen consecu tivo insertions, and of ono-third for twenty-sis insoftipns, Announcements of Births, Marriages, pnd Deaths, '2a (id pach, No advertisement booked under la. (id, Advertisements sent to the oflicc without notifying (ho number of iiisortioiis will bo continued at advert ^isors' coat until an order is rccoived to stop. Any person ordering tlio insertion of advertise pionts on behalf of a committee will bo ...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
IQVBAL POST OFFICE. JfAiLS ctoso for all at^ipns North at 9.30 p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) For Kangaloon and Robeson 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrive at Bowral from • Kangaloon and Robertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) M&ils arrivo from all stations South at 3.5 a.m., daily,. (Sundays excepted.). From stations North at 12.38 a.m. (Mondays excepted.) From Sydney, Parrasiatta, and all stations West at 1.35. p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) The Bowral Money Order Office closes at & p.m. Post Office hours from 9 a.m. to 6. p.m., und on Sundays,, far deU.yery oJE letters, Ac., only, from 9 to XO 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 |>.hu
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
CATTLE AND SHEEP, Bates for conveyance of cattlo (at per truck) to Homebush arc as follows:—From Goulburn, £4 4s ; Marulnil, £3 10s 8d; Moss Vale, £2 12s ; Bowral, £2 8s ; Mittagong, £2 Os i Pieton, £1 10s.. Bates for conveyance ol sheep (at per truck) to Horaebush are as followsFrom Goulburn, £3 13s id ;■ Marulan, £3 0s 7d; Moss Vale, £212s; Bowial, £2 8s; Mittagong, £2 6s ; Pieton, £1 10s.
The Solitude or Servants. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
The Solitude or Servants. Say you tiro a well-to-do tradosman or mo clianic, you can afford to omploy a servant to raako lifo easier for your wife. Well, that servant livos alono. Your wifo and yourself discouragc "followers." You don't like l)er to have loo much company of oithor box in tho kitchon. Your. wifo cannot aasociuto with her. Tho kitchcn is her sitting-room ; tho smallest and most romoto room in tho houso is her bedroom. From six a.m. until liino p.m. or curlier and later, may bo, aro her hours of work. In all that timo sho speaks when sho is spoken to, when thorc aro orders for her, just as convicts aro allowed to speak in a ponitohtiary. Well, now, tho lonely creature in tho kitchcn is a woman. Do you wonder she wants to go to the jolly butohorand tho grocer's boy for a little gos sip? .Do you wonder that sho flirts with | tho policeman ? Do you wondor that whon sho goes to the ball sho stays until some timo tho next day? Slio sits down three times a day and eats hoc m...
The Queen's Eldest Daughter. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Tim Queen's. 'Eldest Daughter. Thus the Paris corrospondonb of London Vanity Fair : Tho Jionio correspondent of a Fronch morning paper sent to his journal not long ago a highly sensational account 'of a lady whom ho onco met—I boliovo in Bussia—and who represented herself as Queen Yictoi ia's oldest daughter. lam in ii position to inform your readers that tho woman in question its at present residing in tho Rue do'la Radio, in this city, and is actively engaged in preparing for publication (i broelmro in which she proposos "proving her lloyal origin and parentage." Friends of mine who have soon this now " Claim ant"' assort Hint, so far as they can ascer tain, she is in full possession of hoy reason ing pjwors, and assorts her claims with all the appearance of the utmost sincerity. Sho Alleges, I am assured, vory strong facts, to support her case against tho Crown .Prin cess of Germany, who, according to her story, was substituted, whon an infant, in her stead without the mother's k...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
"\T7"ANTED by Practical Gardonor situation as * V such, o.r will take Jobbing Gardening in tho neighbourhood at Bowral or Moss Vftlo. Apply to [ GAHDENKIt, Moore's Boot Mart, Bowral. G41 ^IIWO Accomplished Young Ladies require aitua X tiona na Governesses in or near.Bowral. Ad dress—" EXPERIENCE," Leiclmrdt Post Oflico, Sydney. 542 STUDY ECONOMY, TpRY the Bowral Boot. Mart for GOOD Wearing X BOOTS. 20 per cont. SAVED by purchasing at W. G. MOORE'S BOOT MART, no*t Eoyai Hotel, Bowral. 514 WESLEYAN, "]\/ITR. B. SHORT will preach in the Wesleyan j J.VX Church, liowral, to-morrow (Sunday) oveuing. I > SUBJECT for discourse—" Cootanumdra Railway | Accident Improved." 54-1 NOTICE, I WILL NOT be responsible for any dobta con tracted in ray name without my .written authority, C, If. JONES. Mary Vale, Fob. G, 1885, ■ 61G TO LET BY TENDER 17*OR Fivo or Sevon years the Building Lease of . an Allotment of Land in Bong Bong-street, Bowral, adjoining Mr. Wylio's eoaehbuilding estab lishment an...
Egg-Shells. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Esa-siidis. You liavo oaton a good many oggs, oithor boilod for your breakfast, or in an omolotto, or as ttufi mtr.h plot. What do you do with tlio shells? Of course tho servants throw thorn into the dustbin. Tlioy aro very wrong to do so. Givo thorn ordors that ..'tlioy should bo earefillly put by, for thoy may .bo vory profitably used in your garden op aerations. Wlion it is tho tinio to sow your luolon or cucumber seeds, or any othor of •tho samo naturo, instead of making use of small pots, which aro sometimes badly ill ado and costly, take tho ogg-sholls—which cost nothing, and tho shnpo of which is al ways perfect, nmko asiniill liolo at tho baso; nnd fill it with mould. Placo two seeds in oach shell, and if both como up take away tho weaker 011c, and when ready to bo placed in tho frame, squeeze tho shell in tho palm of your hand and break it, taking away a few of tho particles so as to allow tho roots to poiietrato^ then put it into tho oarth lip to tho cotyledons. .Tho molon...
The Rightful Heir. AN AUSTRALIAN CHRISTMAS STORY. (WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS.) CHAPTER V.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
The Rightful iteir. . AN AUSTRALIAN CHRISTMAS. STOJtY. By E, Charles (Mrs. Walter Morrico)., (Written Expressly for the Bowral, Free Press.)' cnAPTER' v.—CONTINUED,. •'L must apologise: for interrupting you," lie said, jifter ft. pause,, speaking in. a. voice. • strangely unliko his own ;■ ifc was.a.mere accident., I was weary of-the heat and glare ' of the rooms, and was looking for, you. when I intruded myself in th is un welcome man ner." "■Don't mention.it ;■ your interruption,was of noconsequenoef whatever,"- said -Maripn,'. feeling strangely tremulous.. '-'-What, a: lovely night it is, an^ how. those blacks yon-, der seem to.be enjoying themselves."; She was endeavouring.to.speak iii,alig.ht,.uncon seemed manner,but the wild sadness in his eyes - and' the.altqr^d tone of. his .voice, , inp.de lier , heart beat, with sudden-fear., m I; really be-. lieve,"-she added,.with-aJprced laugh,.'.'-that, those wild; creatures.are as,full.of. enjoyment, i and feel,as happy as the pleasur...
Select Poetry. The Voice of the Sluggard. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
The Voice of the Sluggard. Havb you brought my boots, Jemima ? Leave thom at my chambtr door, Doos the water boil, Jemima ? IMace it also on Iho floor. Eight o'clock already, is it? IIow's tho weather pretty fine? Eight is tolerably oarly : T can pet mvr.y by mnp. Still I feel a littlo slce;n. llyi.-jSl I t.i bpl lit '.■■■ one. ■ ■ _ ■ Put tho bacon on, Jcmiuw ; mo the rigga arc nicely done I I'll bo clown in twenty u:intitL-3—or, it possible, in less;' I shall not be long, Jemima, w'icn T onoo b?s"m to , dross.'"' . • '• She is gone, the brisk Jumimn; she is gone, and littlo . - thinks. ■ How tho sluggard yearns to cupturc yot nno.tbci' forty winks'. Since the bard is human only—nut svix o.u'ly villoma cock— ■; ' Why should ho salute the morning r.l the hour. oE eight o'clock ? Stifled bo the voice of duty; "ni-lrnce, piyl.hce, ceaso to ohido, While I turn mo softly, gcnliy, ioun.1 upon my othfiv .■ side. Sleep, rcsumo thy downy empire; reassert thy sablq ■" reign 1 Morpheus, why d...
CURRENT EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
CURRENT EVENTS. Lord O'FIagan is dead. Mr. J. P. Gannon will net ns umpiro ia tho llanlan-Cliflford mutch to-day. Italy iutonda to oocuppy Massowah,. a seaport town ou ibo coast of tbo Road Soa. '*. Lard Roay advocates tho representation1 of the Auatraliau colonies in tbo IIouso of Lords. Groat floods lmvo taken place in tbo Jfil parinlca district, by whicb all tho diggors-' dams bavo boon destroyed. Mr. A. G. Taylor, M.L.A., lectured to niv oxcollctit bouse at Nowcastlo last Monday ovening ou " Tbo Iron Hand." A rich gold discovory is roportoct from Gladstone, Queouslaud. Tho samples, of quartz aro stated to bo half gold. Tho annual show of tho Kiama Agricultu ral Association oponed last. Wednesday* Tho attendance numberod about 1500. Tho Brisbano Nowspaper Company is call iug for tenders for the oroction of a sovon-story building, inQuoeu.-Btecct for u, printing office. In 1882, says, tho Pastoral' Times, thoro were- 8,08;i,Q00. sboop rogisterod iu, tho Hillston district; and. thi...
A RAILWAY ACCIDENT; OR, Why I Remained Single. (WRITTEN FOR THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS.) CONCLUDED. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
A RAILWAY ACCIDENT; OR, Why I Remained Single. BY ADA GOLDSBY. (Written fob the Bowkal Free Press.) CONCLUDED. When I was nmoteen yoars old I was en gaged to be married to Jack Levinge, one of tho nicest and steadiest young men in the country. I was living at home with my father and mother in tho Bmall town of W , and I first mot Jack at tho auuual fair in a neighbouring towu. Ho was intro duced to mo by my uncle Job, who had known him for a long time and said ho could implicitly trust him. to. seo mo h.omo safely in tho evening. I was a very bashful girl, for, working in the country on a farm, one hadii'.t..many ohauces those days to mix up with society aucl when Jack offered to accompany mo to W > after the fair I could not say no, for ho was such a nioo gentlemanly young, man. Whoa wo got home mother asked Jack to stay to tea which lie didn't doclino soeing we'd walked more than, three miles,, and he said ho was not in any great hurry to get back again. Nono of us had over hea...
Afraid of Being Kissed. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
AXrairt of Being Kissed; A man wna walking along tho road, and a. woman, alonganother.. The. roads finally united, and the man and tho woman reaching the junction at the samo time, walked from there together. Tho man was carrying a largo iron kettle on his. back.; and in one hand ho held by. tho legs a live chicken, and in the other a, cano; and ho was leading a,goat. Just as- thoy were coming, to a deep,_ durk ravine, the woman said to the man :. " I am. afraid to go through tho ravine with you ; it is a lonely place, and you might ovorpowormo and kiss me by force." " If you were afraid of that," said the man, "yon shouldn't have walked, with me at allhow can I overpower yoa and. kissyou.by forco when I.have this.great kettle on my back, and cano in ono hand, and a livo chicken in tho other and am leading a goat ? I might as. well bo tiod hand and foot." " Yes," replied.tho woman, " but if you stick your cano in tho ground; and tip tho goat to it and. turn the kettle bottom up and ...
Work for Women. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Work for Women. A. new- fiold; of labour (says. the Pall Mall Gazette) is opening up -for women, in London by Lhp introduction of-typo-writing.as a com mercial undertaking. In New. York tliou-. sands, of type-writors have been used, for a considerable'time, and companies have been. £ormed;for extondiugthe business. Miiuy nn. American.woman who has been able to. scrape together n; capital, of. i>50 or £60,lms hired, a room, stocked.it with, half-a-dozen typo-writers, hir.ed the same numbor of girls at .01 a w.eek,, and rapidly, established a remunerative.business. An oQice has.now been opened: in Loudon iu connection with the Society for the Employment of Women, where women only will bo engaged,, and where lawyers may have their, briefs; copied at l^d. per folio ; authors their MSS at 1.8. 3d. per 1000;words (halta-crown, for, a column of; the Times is a vory cheap.rate),; and,actors their parts at the rate of 5s. an act. Where young ladies can, combine the art of'short-hand writi...
LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
LOCAL BREVITIES. At noon yesterday the heat in the- sha.de at Bowral registered 1.00 degrees. Mr. Linklater offers the grandstand erec ted by him 011 the show ground, Moss Vule,. to the Agricultural Society for £90 17s. Mr W. Webb, proprietor of tho Herald,, is a candidate for alderiuanic honors at the ap proaching municipal elections at Campbell town. . Mr. B. Short will discourse in. the Wos leyan Church, Bowral',. to-morrow evening on " The Cootamuiidra. Railway Accident Improved.." The, rainfall at Moss Yale- during last month, was over, six inches,. and was more than ten-times as. much as fell, during the corresponding month, of. 1883. The; committee-of'the Berrima District Agricultural Society have adopted, the. prize schedule submitted by the schedule committee for the forthcoming, show, at. Moss Yale.. Mr. W. Piggotfc will, wield tho hammer as a novitiate auctioneer torday. when, he will submit to auction.on behalf of Mr. J; Piggott a large quantity of, household furniture* ...
Resignation of the Rev. R. Jennings. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Resignation of tlio Rev. It. Jennings. The mauy friends of the Rev. Mr. Jennings, tlie popular minister of the Primitive Metho dist Church, Bowral circuit, will regret to learn that it is the intention of that gentle man shortly to resign his position as a min ister. Especially will the members of the. church to which' Mr. Jennings belongs bo no less sorry then surprised on receipt of this announcement. Wo understand that the principal cause which lias actuated the reverened gentleman to resign his min isterial position isa differeueeof opinion in re gardtogeneralpolityofthochurcli. Mr. Jen nings will probably not be here more than an, otherni.onth, and his successorwillno doubt be appointed at tho church coniereuoe whioh commences its sittings next week.