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DISTRICT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
DISTRICT COUllT. Tnrc above Court was openod nt Mona Valo at 10 o'olook on Tuesday morning lust, beforo hi«) Honor Judgo McFarland. Tim members of tlio legal pro-' feaaion prenant woro -Mesara. J. Davidaon, A. M. Butts, F. Gannon, J. A. Aitkou, C. C. Oulo, Q. R. Nichols, and T. Uoodfcllow. In the fallowing citaoa there wa* no nppoarnHOO of defendants, and judgment wab given for the plaintiff* for the Amounts claimed and coa ta:—C. O. Galo v. T. M. Evans, to recover £1 17s, professional aervioes na attorney ; W. McCourt v. J. R. Battye, to rooovor £5 14a Cd, for advertising, Ac. ; Dixon and another v. Jainea Diflin, to recover £4 7» 3d ; Same v. Josoph E. Hurley, to rccovcr £11 17a 7d, goods Hold and deliverod. In tho oase Dixon and anothor v. John Ford, to rnoovor £5 11» lOd, good h Hold and delivurod, Mr. Nichols appeared for defendant, and conte» tod to a verdict for plaintiff», hut askutl for timo to pay tho amount. His Honor ordorud thu amount to bo puid in instalments of 10a a ...
DEATH BY DROWNING. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
DEATH BY DROWNING. Oh Siinliy aftornoon last great consternation was oauaoi in Mittagong when *tho fact booamo known that tvro man, namoi Tilomas Wostbury, «gol '20 years. a marriel matt with a wife and threo children, uni Charlo» Bridgor, aged abaut 18 years, from tho [Und wick School, ru appreiitioj to Mr. Kdwards, Btorolioepor, Mittagong, had mot with tliolr dc;ith by drowning, in a watorhole noar Mr. Southey's. It appoars that a numbor of young mou won! lo bathe in tho above placo, and aftor having besa in for a short timo, tbo formar (TUoium Westbury) went out and commonccd dressing, wlion a young mail namod Jarnos Ryan nrrivod, and wont in. Shortly aftor Ryan had gone in, ho commence! playing, with Bridgor, and by some luoaus pulled him out of his depth, when tho lnttar, not boing able to swim, clung to Ryan, almost drowning him. Westbury, Booing tho danger thoy woro in of boing drowned, imme diately pulled oil his clothes again, mid plunged in to savo them. Ho was sueuessful ...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
WEBLKYAN. Services will be held to-morrow aa follows Mittagong, 11 a.m., Preacher 7 p.m., Supply Bowral, 11 a.m., Mr. Morns 7 p.m., Rev. C. Olden Kiuigaloon, 11 a.m., llcv. C. Oldau Jîobui'faou, 11 a.m., Mr. Walsh Burrawans. 11 a.m.. Mr. White
FATAL DUEL IN HUNGARY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
FATAL DUEL IN HUNGARY. Du. Rokenbek« and his seconds who wore concerned in the shooting of Couut Stephen Batthyany in a duel neat* Tcniesvar, in Hungary, on October 22, have been arrested. The causo of the duel seems to have been this :—Count Batthyany was married lust week in Wiesbaden to Missllona Schosbcrger de Fornya, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy banker in Buda-Pesth. Fritulein Scliosberger becamo ihc brido of the young Count most unwillingly. Last year she had met Dr. Julius Eosenberg, a rising solicitor at Pestli. He fell in love with her, and his feelings were fully reciprocated. The parents seemed inclined to favour the grow ing intimacy till Count Batthyany made his appearance, proposed to the young lady, and •was accepted by her parents. She, how ever, declared that she would marry no one but Dr. Bosenberg ; whereupon lier parents took her to Marienbad, where Count Batthyany, a few hours after their arrival, also made his appearance. One morning Fritulein Schosbcrge...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
LOCAL AND GENERAL. A Mehht CnnîKTJiAS, to Yoü, dear reader. Mn. James Kell, of High Bango, lias been pro moted to the eliarge o£ Pejar Public School. It is reported that England lias seized an island at the eastern terminus of the Panama Canal. It it considered probable that a commerial treaty will be concluded between Englanrl.and Spain. As Admiral will be appointed to the command of the Australian naval station after the next relief. The London "Times" has favourablyreviewed Air. G. W. Ruaden's " History of Australia," and com mends it as a work of much merit. Wiliiasi Thompson, of Crooltwoll, has been ap pointed " House to honse Teacher " in the vicinity of Banbury, near Marulan. The first match in which the Australian cricketers. will be engaged has been fixed to take place in Lord Sheffield's Park on May 15. We understand that an extension of tho railway towards Cooma, as far.as Tarago, will probably be opened on the 1st January next. Attention is drawn to advertisements in ano...
MISCELLANEOUS. A GENTLEMAN'S GENTLEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
MISCELLANEOUS. A GENTLEMAN'S GENTLEMAN. The following anecdote is told of the eccen tric Lord Rcdcsdftlo. Early one morning he made his way to the mansion of the Earl of Luoan. Ho was dressed in sporting garb, for he was going to attend a rnco raecting, his hat was on awry, and a cigar was between his lips. Ho rang at the front door, und tho carl's best man—an exquisite of the first water—answered tho summons. " Is tho Earl at home ? •" " No, sir ! The Henri is not at omo," He mistook tho caller for a sporting nervaut, very likely seeking employment. " Do yon know if he lias gone to Windsor, my man ? " " No— I don't know hif'u 'as gone to Windsor. But I'll tell you what I do know. You'd be adoin' of yerself a vast deal o' credit liif you'd Jionly just go around to the sign o' tho Bell and- Crown hand fetch me a pot of 'alf-an'-'alf." " All right ; where's* your money?" " Wy, bless you, I don't find money for them as I has to answer tho bell for ! 'Aven't you got a sixpenny bit of yo...
THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS, and MITTAGONG, BURRAWANG, AND KANGALOON ADVOCATE SATURDAY, DECEMBEE 22, 1883. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
the ... B.OW BA L F B E E PRESS, and Mittaöono, Borbawang, ¿k» Kangaloon Advocate SATURDAY,'DECEMBEE 22, 1883. There appears to be ".two Riclimonds in the field "—two great officials in tbe Rail way Department, whose duties are not per« formed satisfactorily to themselves, or Agreeably to the public. We allude to the Commissioner, Mr. Goodcbap, and to Mr. Whitton, the Engineer-in-Chief for Rail ways. Both these officials are essential to the construction and management of our railways ; each has a .special merit of his own, not to be improved upon by any known person in our community. The commercial ability displayed by Mr. Goodcbap in the management of the traffic branch of his department has so "far been eminently suc cessful, and satisfactory to Parliament. Tbe skill, if not genius, thrown into the con> «fonction of the railways by Mr. Whitton lias met with the approbation of every engineer of eminence who has seen his work, and evoked from distinguished visi tors both surpris...
THE MAN WHO KNEW EVERYTHING. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
THE MAN WHO KNKW fiVEllYTHING. A mighty knowinganan was Caleb Page, who kopt tlic grocery at the fork of the road near Woodchuck Creek, Scragg Hollow, in the vi lingo of Hornvill\ No occurrence had ever taken place, oí' all particulars of which Caleb did not possess a thorough knowledge in the minutest detail. All matters in the perspective were anticipated, discussed, itrrnnged, and satisfactorily disposed of by Caleb long before they took place. If a neighbour rushed into a store to communi cate what he believed to be a very recent piece of news he would have the conceit taken out of him by being told by Caleb that he " had heard it a week ago." Events of the past, present, and future, were all the same to him; his ubiquitious knowledge, grasped and covered them all—to him they were all " stale news." A small bet was made one evening between Si Stevens and Joe SUibbins. Si bet that Joe couldn't nonplus Caleb with any picce of intelligence, real or imaginary. Joe " took all such be...
GOOD ANEDOTE OF A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
GOOD ANE D OTE OP A DOG. I am it rial lover of animals, and l am always «lud to hear any anedote which redounds to their credit, if it be authentic, so I am quite disposed to bolieve what a gentleman told uie of his beautiful collie one day. I was stroking bis silky black-and-tan cont, ^nd admiring bis large, affectionato, intelligent eyes, at the sums timo reading llio name and address legibly engraved on his brazen collar, and by way of remark said : " Did this ever bring ' Scoti ' back to you ?" " Only last week," said my friend, '• I lost him somewhere in Piccadilly. You know how much I rush about iu liansom cabs, and ' Bcoti ' always goes with me—we tra vel many miles in a week together in this way—but on this occasion 1 was walking and missed him. Search was iu vain. The crowd was great, traffic drowned the sound of my whistle—and after waiting awhile, and looking everywhere, I returned to my suburban home without my com panion, sad and sorrowful, yet hoping that ho might find...
RUST-PROOF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
llUST-riiOOF WH IL AT. Mr. Akthuji Todd Holroyd yesterday to a parly of about SOgcntlemon, who in rpsponso to Lis invitation mot on Liio tílienvund-road, near Parramattft, '-afforded: a.-.; satisfactory practical proof that wheat entirely free from rust may be grown in the county of Cumber land. The first paddock examined, was one of 18 acres, which was sown last April with the well-known " Defiance," an American variety, introduce.! many years ago by Mr. A. A. Dunnicliffe, Buirawang. ; TJiis was being cut and bound by a Howard's Simplex, an excellent machine, .forwarded for the purpose by Messrs." Lasseter and Co. Limi-, ted, who also placed oil the ground ouo of Harrison, M'Gregor, and Co."s well-known iron mowers. These two machines'worked throughout the day in a most satisfactory manner, in fact , without a hitch. . The Simplex cut the crop, which was rather light, without missing many straws, and bound each slieaf with twine tightly, in such a shape as to bear rough handling. T...
NO SUCH PERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 22 December 1883
NO SUCH 1M3RSÖN. Hk hud a fly screen under one arm and a bundle of sticky fly-paper under the other as ho entered a Michigan avenue saloon yesterday and said : " Why don't yon, keep 'em out ?" " Wlio vash dot ?" asked the saloonist. " Why, the posky flies. You'"e got 'om by the thousand in hero, and the fly season lias only boguu. Shall I put fly screens in the doors ?" " Vhat for ?" 11 To keep tho flics out." , " Why should I keop der flics out ? Flios like some shjinco to go aronndt and see dor city, dor «ame ash beoples. If a fly is kept oudt on der street nieder time lio might ash whell bo a horse." " Yes, but they arc a groat nuisance. I'll put you up a screen door there for throe dollars." " Not any for me. If a fly vhants to come in here, und lie behaves himself in a respect able manner, I have nothing to say. If ho don't behave, I bounce him out poofcy quoek, und don't he forget lier !" . " Well, try this fly paper. Every sheet will catch 500 ilios." " Who vhants to catch 'o...
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN COOPERATIVE COMPANY (LIMITED.) [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 December 1883
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO Ol'EUATIVE COMPANY (Limited.) Butter, 1st, por Ib., öd to 7(1 Bacon, beat Mcrimbula band cured por Ib., 7d to 8d „ best, machine cured, dull at 7d „ heavy and rough, 4d to Gd Hams, best Morimbula, lmnd cured, por lb. lOd to Is „ machine cured, 8d to lOd Lard, per lb. 4d to Gd Cheeso lnt, por Ib., Gd to Sd „ 2nd and inferior, 3d to 4d Pigs, ulive, por lb, 5d to fid Calves, each, 7s Od to 30a Od Hide«, per lb, 3|d Calf skins, each, Is Gd Tullow, por ton, £¡¡0 to £32 Maize, per bushel, 3s 4d Hay, outou,pcr ton, £5 Of) to £6 On „ lucerno, do., £2 On to £'d Os Od Potatoes, do., £4 10» Fowls, per pair, 3s Od to 3s 6^ Dueles, do, 3s Gd to 4s Od '• " V i. Geoso, do, GB Od to 7a Od Turkeys, do, 10s Od to 22a Od Egßs, per doz., Is öd —' ■ . I)ccoinbor 27,1883.
MELBOURNE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 December 1883
MELBOURNE. Monday. A man named Patrick Fay, a firomau on board the steam tug Sophia, was arrostcd on a chiirgo of having wilfully murdorod ono Joseph Smith, onginoer of tho boat. It appears that about half-past 8 o'clock this afternoon, while the tug was lying alongsido tho steamor Westmeath, an altercation took place between tho two men near tho engino room. Tlioy were seen scuffling together, and ono of tho deck hands, in order to sepárate thom, seized Fay and took him away, but in a short time lie wont back and was soon to enter tho engine-room. The engineer cautioned him " not to go in there, or he would bo tho death of him I" But he went thor« again, and shortly afterwards tho onginoer wns found lying sensoless across tho cylinder of tho engino. He was immediately attended by the captain and others, but he only gave two gasps and died. His body was then removed from tho engiuoroom and conveyed to Sandridge. Tho deceased is brother-in-law to Dr. Rose, M.L.A., and leaves a wifo a...
TELEGEAPHIC NEWS. LONDON. December 21. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 December 1883
TELEGEAPHIC NEWS, LONDON. December 21. DÍ8soiiBÍot>Bliavo broken out amongst tho nativo tribes in tbo Soudan, along tho Stinkiin and Bcrbor routo to Khartoum. II.M.S. Tourmalino, which was com missioned to replace H.M.S. Diyad m Madagascar wators, has arrived at lama 'llV0, Dbo. 22. Tue Hon. P. T. Froylingusen, Becrotary of State for America, argues that, since Eng land has admitted that the protection of the railway across tho Isthmus of 1 anaína y America would bo desirable, tho United States Government is justified in claiming tho protection of tho Panama Canal. IHo United States, ho points out, has no desire to provent England obtaining freo access through tho caual, from tho Atlantic to the 1 "iiiwplri'itî to a deputation that waited upon him to-day, Mr. Gladstone announced that it was the intention of tho Govornmont, on the re-apsombling of Parliament, to bring in a bill for tho extension of the limits of the county franchise. .. Tho Bov. S. Linton, M.A., of St. Phil lip's ...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 December 1883
CATTLE AND SHEEP. ll.u'KH for conveyance of cattle (at per truck) to HomelinHh nre as follows :—l-'rom üoulburn, £4 4s ; Maruliin, £3 10s 3d; Afosa Vale, £2>12s ; Bowral, £2 8»; Mittagung, £2 fis ; l'icton, £1 10s. liâtes for conveyawo of sheep (at per truel;) to llomubusli lire as follow« :—b'roiu üoulburn, £i) 13a 1(1 ! Mtirulftn, £3 5s 1A ; Muss Valu, £2 12s ; Bowral, £2 äs ; Mitlugong, £2 (!b ; I'icton, £1 10s. ■
PUBLIC MEETING AT BURRA WANG. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 29 December 1883
PUBLIC MEETING AT BURRA WANG. Oh Saturday ovoning last a mooting was hold in tho School of ArtH, Burrawang, for tho purposo of dUcnssing tfio question of petitioning the Minister lor Works to grant tin; Hurvey of a linu of railway from Mosh Valo to Robertson, via Yarritnga mid Wild's Muadow. There wan a good attendance, nnniboring about 0110 hundred persons. Mr. Hanra han was voted to tho ohair, and in a fow opening romarlts, intimatod Io those present tho objuctof tho j^eutiiiR, and asked that «ach spuaker on the subject > -■ receive a fair hoaring. Í Mr. W. Monos Haid, in tho coursa of his romarkB, that they had boon accused of playing seoond fiddlo io Moss Valo in oonneotiou with tho present agita tion, but tho accusation was unmerited, and ho thought ¿hoy had all along playod lirat fiddle, anu tho tuno had boon " tho intorestB of our own diB triot." Ho admitted that Mona Valo wan in tho Hold before thorn, but tho peoplo of Wild'aMoadow anil Yarrunga had dotcrminod to move in ...