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Recognition of Merit. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Recognition of Merit., The;Government lmve determined: to,make a. substantial award., to, G.oorge Hji.wke,. a bricklayeE-'s labourer-,.for liis.attempt to.sa.ve the- mail train from; being, wrecked, at Coota muudra,. Etjiwko,. it will, bo remembered,, endeavoured to cross the swollen creek at M.ullaly's,fckafc ho- Might carry a, signal, to the. approaching* train-.. As.he-was--foiled, in •lris.eiideny.omy he triod: to effect a crossing at the; Roadbridge,. CO, on 70.yards distant, but the- approaches w.er.o. swept away,, and. a passage- by- fcllat. moans wiis impracticablei He thenreturnedi to. Ivfollaly's,. where the creek.had. subsided; fcp, nomo extent,, and. at considerable peril; hfi-crAW.led.over. the break away, by. means, of: the- suspended; rails. and sleepers,, after which lie win. over-much, rug ged'country to,within, a few, hundred; yards ot the.second; and: third, breakaways;. IJur. fortunately he was unable to, avert,the ter rible castrophe;. but he rendered; invaluabl...
The Late Railway Disaster. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Tlic Late Railway Disaster, Tiie Ooulburn Herald of Thursday last says: —Wo lionr favourable reports of most of the persons injured by the recent railway acci dent near Cootamundra. Mr. Moodio, the oiigine-driver, was l'ooeivod into the Goul burn Hospital on Monday night. Ho is suffering from scalds and from internal in jury, but is making satisfactory progress to wards recovery. A similar encouraging re port is given of Mr. Barnard, who remains iu the hospital. Mr. Saqui is still at the Boyal Hotel, and tho wounds on his face are healing well, but ho suffers from an acuto pain in his right sido. Ou Tuesday Drs, Gentle and Morton hold a consultation ou this case and report that no bones are broken, and that tho pain must arise from tho snddou shock to tho system, but they anticipate no ultimate danger. The Coota mundra Horald of yesterday reports that Mr. W. Priddlo of Yanimatroe station, though still iu a dangerous state, returned home on Saturday. He is suffering from spinal injur...
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY, LIMITED. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
COMMERCIAL. Sooth Coast and West Camdijh Co-opebativb CoMrANY, Limited. .Butter, 1st, por lb., 12(1 ' „ 2nd, no demand Bacon, best Mcrimbuln hand curcdi }0d to lid „ best, maahino oared, 8d to Od . „ heavy ftnd rough, fid to 7d Hums, best Mcrimbuln, hand cured, lOd to 124 „ nwchino cured, 3d to lOd Lard, Od to 8d Checso 1st, per lb., fid to Gd „ 2nd and inferior, 3d to 4d Pigs, alive, per lb, Cd to Od CtilvoH, cach, Gs Od to 25s Qd Hides, per lb, 3d Cult skins, ouch, Is Od Tallow, por ton, £27 Os to £28 10u Maizo, por bushel, 4s Sd to 'Is lOd Iiay, onton, por ton, J2110s to MS 10s Od „ Iucornp, do., £3 10s to £-1 10s Od Potatoes, do,, £3 15s to £4 lOa Qd Fowls, por pair, 2s Od to 3.s 3d Ducks, do, 3s 01 to 8s Cd Geese, do, 7s Od to 8s Od Turkeys, do, 7s Od to 15a Od Egfjfl, per doz„ Is Od to Is 7J, February fi, 1885. *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
Boivral Tailoring Establishment. J. J AC OB IE, PRACTICAL CUTTER AND TAILOR. Suits made to measure from £3; Trousers from 15s. 400 Patterns TO SELECT FROM, ALL MADE BY MYSELF ONLY, J.J, begs also to draw attention that tho Public should judgo an artiolo they purchase, NOT BY THE CHEAPNESS, but by tlio Vuluo thoy reccivo, J. J. always matte it a practice to give tho ItEAL VALUE FOR THE MONEY,—a shilling's worth for a shilling, nnd a pound's worth for a pound. Tho deficiency in tho cheap prtido is in both quality and workmanship. N.B.—NO FEMALES EMPLOYED. 645
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 7 February 1885
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOB "FJiBRUABY, [Wjut^en by an experienced gardener pressly for the Iiowral Free Press.] Kitchen Garden.—This is without excep tion 0110 of the busiest months in the year in this district. For bo it remembered that autumn and winter are fast approaching, and if you wish to get your kitchen garden well stocked you must do so quickly. Sow a good ibed of the following seeds—shorthorn car rot, hollow crown parsnip, white stone tur nip or golden ball, English drumhead cab bage, savory cabbage, St. John's Day cab bage, ox-hoart cabbage, and early York cab bago ; also Brussel's sprouts, winter spinach, boot root, garlick, eschalots, onions, and Spanish looks. Plant out celory and cabbago of overy discription ; also cauliflower, onions, and leolcs. Svvoedish turnips will, if trans planted, boar good if not bettor than thoso kept in tho bed. It is not too lato for an other sowing of French beans and early sun rise dwarf poas, Sow a good bed of parsley, an4 out back sago a...
Capital Punishment in France. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Capital Punishment in France. Since M. Grevy's accession to ilio Presi dency of France tho carrying out of the ex treme penalty of the law has been so habi tually setasido that a convict sentenced to twenty years' imprisonment for forgery, arson, or robbery, is really worse off than the desperate ruffian who has murdered j several persons. It has been found iu New Caledonia that the remission of sentences after a few years and the allotting of land tri criminals havo resulted in the increase of crime of every description. A death sen tence is never carried out in the peniten-; tiary, and there are a certain number of felons who from time to time murder a fel low-prisoner or some unfortunate wanlen.
The Lawyer and the Irish Witness. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
The lawyer and tlic Irish Witness. IttiHii witnesses wo not usually so tractable, no small amount of skill and patience being required to extract n definite answer to the simplest questions. Nothing pleases .your fnn-!oving Irishman bettor than to bother a lawyer, und the IriBh courts have known many ivdialoguo like this : " Yon ftro a lloman Catholic 1 " " Am 1 ? " " Are you not ? " " You say I ivm." . " Come, sir, what's your religion ? r' " The triio religion." ■ " And what roligion's thai ? " " My roligioti." " And what is your religion ? " " My mother's religion." " What was your mother's religion ? " " Sho tulc whisky in her tay." ■ jv " Yon bless yourself, don't you? " " When L'm done with you I will'! " What place of worship do you go to?" , "The most convaynicni," '> Of what persuasion are you." " My persuasion is that you won't find out." " What is your belief ?" " That you are pnzzledj' " Do you confess?" " Not to you." " Who would you write to it you wove likely to di...
CURRENT EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
CURRENT EVENTS. Parliament has boon further prorogued to', the 1st April next. Over 1,800,000 bushels of wheat were ex ported from Adelado during the month of Jan uary. Last year South Australia oxporfced about ^ 287,000 bales of wool, the value of which was f £2,022(728. ; A cathedral at Jacobstadt, a town situated on the River Dana, iu Russia, has boon de stroyed by an explosion of dynamite. : Not content; with 73-button gloves, reach ing from finger tips to tho nape of the neck, Paris women of fashion have taken to wear-; ing vests made of kid. The owners of tho ground upon which the battlo of Austerlitz was fought are excavat ing the battlefield in consequence of a rum our that the French Commander buried: thore a number of military chests, contain ing more than 10,000,000 francs. Efforts are now being made by the Liter ary Societies' Union in Adelaide to raise a fund of £10,000 for an endowment fund to be established, so as to allow the classes of students engaged in the day-ti...
Late Railway Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Late Railway Accident* The following important loiter, signed "A Passenger," appeared in the Jlay Standard of 4tli February:— "■ Sir,—Having carefully read tho various ao oounts o f tho sad a cedent which happened 011 the 25th January, I was surprised to find that no mon tion was made of tho slate of tho lino on Saturday night previous to the accident. I was a passen^e'.' by Saturday's train, and when we came to the place where the accident happened, about 8 o'clock, tho train being a little lato, it was stopped by someone. I was told a fettler, as ho thought the lino was nou safe, as water was then rushing over the rails. When tho train pulled up, several of those in tho sleeping car (myself umong tho number) rushed out on to the platform of the car to see what was the matter, and saw that tho orcek was swolloii, and tht water surg ing over tho lino. When the engino Btarted again, the wheels of tho tender splashed the water on to the platform whore I was standing. The,water being o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
-X\TANTED, a COOK for. Government Survey T t Camp. Apply W. G. Walker, Surveyor, Boviial. 517 STUDY ECONOMY. FipitY the Bowral Boot Hurt for GOOD Weaving A BOOTS, liO per cent. SAVED by purchasing at W., G. AIOOliE'S BOOX MART, next Hoyal Hotel, Bowral.. , . 51*1 TO LET BY TENDER, T7011 Five orSevoi] years tho Building Leaso. of " an. Allotment-ol Land in- Bong Bong-street, Bowral, adjoining Mr. Wylio's coaobbnilding estab lishment and right opposite the railway goods shod. Good businoss site. D. L. BBE11-, Free ■ Press Oiliec. BOREAL—FOR SALE, TVfEW' BI1ICK COTTAGE, f. rooms, with Veran J_Y ,dah round, lin.ll, washhauso,, and bath-room; water, laid- on-. . Gncros LAND; Fruit-trees.- 1.J 'mile from Htationj'fronting Merrigang-road.: Also "WEATHERBOARD COTTAGE dotuclied. In cjuilo of .T. G. MOIUUS, Bowral, or J. HODGSON on the premises. 503 NOTICE.. .4 WHITE COW, branded lilto Y on near and off J\.! rump, has been running on my land at/Black. Springs since-Ootober last. If not olaini...
Mr. George Williams. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Mr. George Williams. It will bo recollected by our readers that some lew weeks since au evangelistic mis sion was announced, to take place at jilosa Vale, to bo conducted by Mr. George Wil liams. Owing, however, to the suddon i'l ^ness of thatgeutlemau the mission was ■■■ puuod for a fciuie.-« ^Wo learn from last urday's Herald thnt'Mr. Williams, wh > some timo was associated with Mr. Moo.:;', is now conducting an evangelistic mission in St. Stephen's Church, Phillip-street. Mr. Williams is a Welsh evangelist,; and has coine to this colony well accredited. He has bad considerable experience as a preacher, and lias boon freoly admitted to the pulpits of Prosbyterinn churches in Great Britain. Ho has visitsd America, and while in that country had temporary chai'go of Mr. Moody's tabcruaolo at Chicago, Mr, Williams' spocial object in coining to this colony was the ro-establishmont of his health. Ho has, howover, boon inducod by Dr. Stool and tho elders of St. Stephen's to renew his ...
LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
LOCAL BREVITIES. Debatino Society to-morrow ovouing. Mn. T. N. Morgan of Mittagong, 1ms clcon authorised by tho government to sell postage stamps. Tim toqder of J. Froy and Sons lias boon accoptod by the government for additions to tlio Picton public school; amount of ten der, £287 17s. Od. SENion-sorgoant James P. Ewing, now stationed at Berrima, lias boon appointed an inspeotor of distillorios for tho country districts generally. Miss Georgina Goodin Las boon gazotted assistant toacbor at Mittagongpublio school, the appointment to talce effect from tho dato on which slio onterod upon her dutios. : Tiie LithgowMercury says that Mr. W. Webb, I proprietor of tho CampbelUown Herald, having sustainod great financial loss through tho recent Parlcos v. Webb trials, contemplates i a lecturing tour, tho tost of his discourses i to bo " Parkosas a politican." Wo thorofore ] prophesy a sensation. i A ouiokht match was playod on the show i ground, Moss Valo, lust Saturday between | the Picton...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Bowral Cash Tailoring Establishment. T. WILLIAMS, Tailor, &c., IS NOW PREPARED to SUPPLY tho randoms of BOWRAL and tho surrounding DISTRICTS WITH SUITS AT ASTONISHING LOW PRICKS I ■ ..■■■,■ : 0 SUITS FROM £3 3s. :::::::: : TROUSERS, 16s. — O . WHY oncoumgo Travellers from Sydney, when you can got your Clolhos nt tho LOCAL TAILOR AT SUCH PRICKS? C07 Boivral Tailoring Establishment. J. JA-COBIE, . practical cutter and xailgr. Suits made to measure from £3 : Trousers from 15s.. 400 Patterns. TO, SELECT FROM. ALL MADE BY J1YSELV ONLY-. JtJi'bogA. also to ch aw attention Hint the Publio, should judgo an article thoy purchase,. NOT IiY THE - CHEAPNESS; but by. tho V11I110 thoy roeeivo. J. J: always lnmlo it n pmctico lo give the IMAh VALUJ.1! IfOlt THE MONEY,—a shilling's worllt for ft shilling^ and a pound's w.orth for a pound. Tho deliuiuiiey in. the cheap ' articlc is in both quality and. workmanship..: N.B,—NO FEMALES EMPLOYED. 5.I5
Bowral Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Itvwral Deliaf iir; Society. The weekly mooting of the Bowral Debating Society ■will bo hold in tho school of arts to morrow (Thursday) cvoning at 8 o'clock. Tlio special bnsinoss will bo tho vosumption of tho (lobato commenced last Thursday on tho subject " That thoro should not bo freo trade in land." Mr. Rittov, Icador of tho opposition, will opon in tho negative, and ho will bo followod by Mr. D. L. Boor, pre lnier, in tho alfirnmtivo, and othor speakers. Wo bolievo tho public of Dowral aro inoro than ordinarily interested in this quostion, wliijh is one of the most vitally important at prosent discussed, anil it is expected there will be a largo attendance to hear tho debate l'osmuud tOrinoiTow ovnniug, ■
Shocking Murder in Kent-Street, Sydney. (Monday's Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Shocking Murder in ttcat-Strcct, Sydney. (Monday's Hevalil.) A TEnnini.12 tragedy was enacted in ICent-stveot about 11 o'clock on fj/itunlny night. It appears from what can bo ascertained of the occurence that shortly be fore that hour two men, named respectively Gustavo Heinston, a native of Gorinany, and John Gwinn Baily, an American, had ft quarrel over some privato affairs in a wine store kept by Carl Clunim, at No. 87, Kent-street. From words thoy camo to blows, and the mon went into the roadway to light it out. After one or two blows had been exchanged, Bailey suddenly drew a knife, presumably from his pocket, and plunged it into Heinston's neck and shoulder on the left side of the body, completely severing the jugular vein, and inflicting an ugly wound near the collarbone. The man, on peceiving the danger,which threatened him, mast have put up his loft arm with tho intention of warding off the blows that were made at him, and in doing eo he received a trcmen dousgash across t...
GARDENERS' CALENDAR FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
GARDENERS' CALENDAR t'OH KEBHUAUY. [Wkitten: by an experienced gtwdcuoc pressly for. the Bowml Frce P);ens-J\\ Kitchen Gahden.—This is, without. excep tion-one of'; the bnsiosfc .months in t.Uo- year in this'district.' l(,or bo it rememberect tlmt autumn-and winter are last approaching; and if you wish to get your kitohon garden well, stocked you must do so quickly. Sow, a good. | bed of the following .&lt;seeds—sliorthorn car i rot, hollow crown parsnip, white- stone tnr i.nip. or golden. ball, English drumhead- cab i bnge, savory cabbage, St. tTolin'ft Day cab? liage, ox-heart cabbage, and early York cab bage ; also Brussel's'sprouts,■'..winter spinach, beet - root, garlick, eschalots,: onions, and Spanish leeks. Plant out celery.and cabbage of every, diseriplion; also cauliflower, onions, and leeks. ■ Swccdish turnips.; will,,if trans planted, bear good if not better than those kept in the bed. It is not too late for an other sowing of French beans and early, sun-., rise ...