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ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS. WHAT THE PEOPLE SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS. WT$AT THE PEOPLE SAY. (By Ferret.J Tiut the talk of Bowral, principally, dur ing the last woolc, has been about a now postmaster. Who is lio ? [Why 1 Master Sherriff.—En.] That the Horticultural Society appears to have collapsed altogethor, no meetings hav ing boon held for a considerable timo. That's bad. That the Salvationist who causod a dis turbance 011 the Oth, did not commit a like offence on the 16th. Fortunato for some of our youths whom Mr. Quinn found it necessary to warn. That the Vigilance Committee will not meet again until the first Monday in the Now Year.' They want a holiday after per forming such an amount of arduous work in connection with it. Why should they not enjoy a holiday as well as others ? That our cricketers wore again " put through," on Saturday last, by the Moss Vtilo. Olub. , What! after so .much practis ing? Yes!—[Éd.] That measles and other sickness is becom ing very prevalent of late, and soveral per sons have almost succumbe...
ELLIS AND CO.'S REPORT. PRICES FOR LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
KU-IS AND GO.'S HE POUT. Pilier.» rou MVK BTOIJK AND l»«OHU(J13. Fat Cattm:, per. 100 Iiis., 17s (Kl to 22s Od Vat sheep, per head, Is ü I.lo iOs Od Milch cows, each, £3 15s 0 I to £1 L Os Od Ciilvcs, d&lt;>. (is Oil to i".! 0-t Od Ijiïliib.s, &lt;l&lt;i. 7s üil to (ill l'igs (!ilivo),-:t!ncli, 20s U.l t'o £3 3s Od Carcass purk,,jici- 11)., 4d lo 5¿d Suckers, eúuh, tts 0 I lo Ms Od Calfskins; do. J 2d .to Is Od' Sheepskins, por Ib.; 2Jd to 7d Hides, do. 2Jd to 4Jd Tallow, per uwt., .Iii 8s Od to Jtî 1 12h Od Wool, greasy, per Iii.. 7¿d to Xîid Turkeys (cocks); peí pair, Iiis (i l to 20s 7d Turkeys (Iiwik), ilft. 7« Od to 10a Od . Fowls, per pair, 3s (Id to üs üd Ducks, do., fis 0:1 to 7s Od Geese, do. ils Od tu Ills (id ■ Pigeons, Js !ld to 2sOd ■■■■.■• Holl butter, per Ib., Cd to 8Jd Keg do. 2¿.d to &lt;Jd Oheese, 3iî to 7d Bacon, do. -J|d to lid Iiggs, per dozen, 18;1 to 22d Honey, do.-Id to Cd Beeswax, do. '.Id to 10.1 • Lard, do. öd to Cd . Pum...
CONCERT AT MOSS VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
CONCERT AT-MOSS VALE. . 0*8»turday night last aiiciitcrtainment was given ia'íéiM Oddfellows'Hall, by tho Bowral Primitive Motliodist Oboir, of about twenty performers, to a very small nutlienoo, owing no doubt to tho fact that Saturday night being a vory busy one, none of tho businoaa people could get away, also that thero had been aoveral other per/or ra anccH of a similar charac ter during tho week. However, tho budionce, al though ■malt, did not prevent the company from i performing, and on Mr. William M'Court.M.l*. tak- j lag tho chair, thoy proceeded with the programme ! by the band playing " tho Brazilian March," in mag- j niflcent stylo. There aro bíx porformers in tho band ! (which in a string one), and the timo they keep in playing togothor and the aoauraey in which thoy rondor thoir various parts is worthy of praiso, and wo oan safely say tho Moss Vale inhabitants missed ono of tho best performances ever given in tho town. The Choir tictl eang " God is our Hope," an anthe...
BERRIMA DISTRICT RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
BERRIMA DISTRICT RAGES. The following entries for tlie various events of the above races, which are to tak'o placo ou Wednesday next, Boxing Day, on the Browley Course, near Moss Vale, have been handed to us for publication :— Trut, Stakes oí 15 aova., with a swoop of ono bov. euch for starters ; for all horses that have never won nn advertised prize exceeding £30 at time of entrance ; penalty for winners, 7 lbs ; dis tance, 1J mile ; weight for ago. Mr, C. Nicholson's oh g Sum Pumpkins, aged, 9at John Townsend's Forest Lud, nged, 9sfc P. Moore's Selector, 4 yrs., 8st lllb W. Millort b g Titus, 4 yrs., öst Ulb G. T. Riloy'a Smiling Morn, 4 yrs., 8st 91b J. V. Hanrahan's blk li Bong Bong, 3 yrs., 8st Haw-Mile Fi.utthii of 10 sovs., with ft sweep of one sow each for starters ; half-a-raile ; weight for "* ngo maidens at time of starting allowed lOlbs Mr. G. T. Riley's b h Au Revoir, aged, 9st lllb C. Nicholson's eh g Sum Pumpkins, aged, 8st 121b B. Ager's The Dodger, aged, 8st 121b J....
ENTERTAINMENT AT MITTAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
.ENTERTAINMENT AT MITTAGONG. Os Wcdnosday evening last an amateur dramatic entertainment was given in the Oaklands schoolroom, Mittagong, in nid of the widow and children of the lato Thomas "Westbury, who was accidentally drowned on Sunday last whilst ondoavouring to save tho lives of two other men. The notice I boing very short, there was not a vory largo attendanoo, but we uudorstand about £10 was takon at tho door by way of admission and collection. The proceedings commenced shortly affcor eight o'clock by Miss Phillips playing aa overturo, uftor which tho farco " Go to Putnoy " was proceeded with. The various characters were taken by Messrs. Gr. 0. Addison, J. A. Mackay, ÏÎ. Eobertson, A. King, Aarons, Miss Footo, and Miss Robert son, all of whom acted their parts well,— more especially tho ladios. Miss Phillips and Mrs. Southey next sang a duct, for which they received an encore, afterwards returning and again favouring the company with another piece. "Goodbye, Sweet heart, Goo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
T IIE BOVVttAt PJIEE I'ltlíSÍ ' Jiittagong, Burraw«n:,|and Kaiignloon Advocate, iu published every SA T UK DAY, M O It N I N G. lUKBCIIIl'TIONa:— , Sixteen Shillings (lüri) a year ; or •!«pcr'&lt;juartei of three months, payablu in advance. If booked, £1 per year, or 5a jier tjnnrtcr. • ' jUjVF.IUISINO AdvartitiuitwiUx are chiirgod tor at tlw Following rn.lt: t.'iiuh inset tioij Sixpence per line np to live liuus : ouu inch, ¡tri ; "every additional inch, Is (id, with a lciluctiim of one-fourth for thirteen eoiu-ocu tive itisui'tioiiN, and of one.-thir.l for twenty-six iiMirtioiw. Aii/KiuiiccmcritH of Jiir(Jin, iWttrriiigcH, aiid JLtaatlw, 2« Ud each. M JORIIINd UKrAUTMUN'T :— IltiffiiiL'tis Curds líand-bilh» Uijl-hoads JjiibolH Catalogues Posting Hills Circulars ' Programmes ltC.f &«., it'O., W. WJÍ13B ANi. Co., Proprietor«. I T T A (J O N G S .V W 31 ILL S. Ta ¿iuiber Merchants and others. The tmderligped /lavii/g ¡juh^vuioiI tliu mill and plant hithertoyworWsd I/•...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
CATTLE AND SHEEP. IUtbs for conveyance of untMo (nt per truck) to Homcbush are as follows :—From Goulburn, £1 -¡a ; Mnrulan, £3 10s.8d; Moss Vale, £2 12s ; liowral, £2 Sa ; MiUagong, £2 (is ; Piuton, £1 lUs. .Hates for conveyance of sheep (-.it per truck) to Homebusli aro as follows :—From GouUiurn, £3 13a Id ; Mtirulnn, CM 5s 7d ; Moss Vale, £2 12s ; Bowral, £2 8s ; Mittagong, £2 Gs ; l'ictoii, £1 10s.
FACETLE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
PACF/rr/E. What would you cull a young physician?— A pntiont uvuitcr. The law can never make a man honest ; it cau only lTiiiko him very uncomfortable wlicu lie is dishonest. Tlio degree of A.B., when applied to a young-lady graduate, means " After Bache lors." It implies that they aro qualified to •catch and tame animals of that species. If you have n light with a fellow about a girl, maleo it a point to got walloped and badly hurt. Girls are sy inpathoticcreatures, and she's bound to pity you, and think tlio other fellow a horrid brnto. "This House for Sail"was the way the landlord spelled the announcement. A smart fellow came along and asked : " When will tho house sail ?"—" As soon as sonio ono comes along who can raise the wind," was the cool answer. A girl in Georgia brought a suit against a recreant lover, claiming ten thousand dollars damages, but she compromised lor four bales j of cotton and a new parasol. Her lawyer took tlio cotton for his fee ; and she kept the parasol ...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
TO OUR READERS. * Wk nood hardly say that though wo havo uot been iu existence as a journal in Bowral long enough to enjoy even one Christmas, yet, as that eventful day is clono upon us, wo. hoartily wish all our friouds and sup porters A Mbrbt Chbistmas ano a Happf NkwYbab. Vf o will endoavour to join in the fostivitioB provided, and wo Bhall certainly, bo.iu a botter position, and on íaoro agreeablo aud familiar terms with all the good folks of this district before "Old Father Christinas" puts in his appearance for 1884, when we intend to have a kind of nil-round jubilee. Meantime, a little plodding must bo endured, or the Bowral Free Press will not keep up its vitality. Many preliminary difficulties have been overoomo, others are being grappled with, and time and courage will ouablo us to surmount them all. We can only ask the forbearance of our frionds for n short time, when tho cordiality will bo mutual, and when in earnest, and with a purpoBO, wo can saluto ono and all with th...
TALK TO YOUR HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
TALK,TO YO Uli HOKSE. SoMB man, unknown to tlio writer hereof, lins given to the. world a saying that sticks : " Talk to your cow as you would to a lady." There is a world of common sense in it. There is more ; there is good sound religion in it. What else is it but the language of the Bible applied to animals : " A soft answer turneth away wrath." A pleasant word to a horse in time of trouble has pre vented many à disaster where the horse has learned that pleasant words mean a guar antee that danger from punishment is not imminent. One morning a big muscular groom said to his employer : " I can't exercise that horse any more. He will bolt and run Anything he sees." The owner, a small man, and ill at the time, asked that the horse be hooked up. Step ping into the skeleton, he drove a couple of miles, and then asked the grosm to point •out along the road such objects as the horso was afraid of. This was done, and the horse was driven by them quietly, back and forth, with looge lines ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
No ono that has lived in Bowral or district dur ing tlio last few years can have failed to notico tho prominence it hag attained during that period as, a sauitoriura and favourite summer resort by the distinguished families of Sydney, who have testified tlicir appreciation of its climate, etc., by tho érection of most magnificent ediiicos for the accommodation of their families during the sultry day« of summer rendered ho unpleasant in the metropolis by tho prevalence of tho fiery briekfieldor and that disturber of peaceful slumbers, tho mosquito ; theBe nobis structures ill tho ordinary courtjo of nature require renovating, and this has hitherto been a matter ot great expenso and annoyanco which has been obvi ated by A. Bitter's appearance ill Mosa Vale, a thorough practical painter, Rraincr, ' decorator, etc.-' vrlio io proparcd to undertake contracta in the above linea ut strictly modérate cliar^t«.—Auv.
COMMERCIAL. HORSE MARKET. MESSRS. WILLIAM INGLIS AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
' C 0 M M 1? ROIA L. HOnSK MA1UC10T. MKSHttS., WIJiMAM" IN'OMH ASI) CO. • a r,ÀUim niimuev ui noises coming lnrwnrtt tue pnw week. This causes buyers lo mit with greater ouu tioii, h ml priées are gradually giving way, Imt not to such an extent* us might lie expected from tliu unusually lurge supply. W'e have over 200 head of horses to oiler thin week, but us the greatest number lmvu not yet been .submitted tu miction we will not, publish result: of thé sales until next,week. From' the present unsettliv 1 state of the matkiH, anil apparent decline in prices, which, however, we think' will be only.temporary, we have in liiuny eases recommended our eonsliuit'nls to leinain bnúk with horses that were intended for sale before Chri-Umas, otherwise the niarkiit would have been glutted and i prices would have to bath ken that would prove any thing but satisfactory to ihe seller.—December 12.
SPEAKING AGAINST TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
SL'EAKINO AGAINST TIME. It is a common practico among members of Parliament, who nrc blessed with mi eloquent nnd llucnt flow of speech, I o " talk agninst time," and thereby cause the postponement of some question brought for ward for diseusssion. The champion Par liamentary speaker against time is a Canadian, who was born in the United States of America. His name is Amor de Cosmos; in his youth it was Alexander Smith. Before the formation of tho Do minion lie was a member of Parliament, and, in a helpless minority, opposed an iiiiquii.ioiis bill designed to rob many set tlers of their laud. Tho majority,' snro of sucooss, delayed passing the bill until near tho close of tho session. At ion o'clock one morning Do Cosmos rose to speak against it ; at noon he had " in the first place," and sunset found him at " thirdly." The alarmed majority tried to break him down, but with no success, and linally settled down to wiitch his desperate strug gles. Without a moment's respito to eat or ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
CRICKET. A match was played at Mora Valo on Saturday lust, between Oaklands C. C. and the Teachers C. C., and resultad in a win for thu Teachers by 24 runs. Appended are the scores :— • Tkaoiieu'î' O. C.—1st Innings. W. Kennedy, I) H. Robertson .. 0 ÍVHenry, uSouthoy.. .. .. 9 J. Wattn, b II. Robertson .. .. G • W. iTarvic, b H. Robertson .. ' .. 11 J. M'ijunuan, not out .. .... 9 ,T. Jarvie, b Soutliey.. .. .. 8 j. Knopp, b Soutliey .. ... 0 H. JjovuU, 1) Soutliey .. .. 0 H. I'razer, b H. Robertson .. .• 0 A. Woodward, b Soutliey .. . . 0 T. Kennody, b Soutliey .. .. 1 Sundries .. .. .. 15 .... • - _ ........ C8 • _Oakt&lt;akí>W 0. C.—1st Innings;; T. Hales, b Knopp .. .. • .. 2 M. Kennett, b Knopp ...... 2 A. King, e arid b Knopp .4 H. Aurons,, e mid b Knopp ., .. O A» Robertson, b Knopp .. .. 12 JL'E. Soutliey, run out .. ... 1 A. Campbell, b Knopp .. 7 T. Hobertson, b W. jarvio .. .. 0 ,T. Aarous, 1 b w .. .. .. 0 H. Robertson, b Jarvio ,. JL P. Pope, not out .. .. ••...
MITTAGONG POLICE COURT. MONDAY, DEC. 17, 1883. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
MITTAGOXG l'OUCH COUKT. Moniuy, ])ko, 17, 1H33. Bafoue Messrs. F. 11. Wilshiro, P.M., and H. Chilila, J.P. llusli v. W. Allcrdico. Claim oî £3 for one pair of buggy shaftn. B. Rush staled: Defendant drove Dr. Jonna to my piuco, and i» going away ho brokft bin tfliftfls ; I lout him a pair, und lia has not sinoo returned thom ; it was about nix mont hs ago ; he han brought them back since, but I refuao.l to take ihom on account of their being partly worn out ; they vrorc only lent to defendant. To defendant: You did break your shafts going out of my yard ; you did not ask me tor them, but Mr. Riley put them on. William Allordice stated : About July I drove tho Dr. to Mr. Hush's, and in coming away I broke my shafts : ho Raid unless he aatno homo drunk and broko his own, ho would not want the poir he lont mo, as they were a sparo pair ; he sunt ine a bill for tho shafts ; ho refusai to take baok the shaft» when I took thom to him. To Mr. Rush : I was in tho lano when I met you ; you s...