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Discourtesy. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Discourtesy. A Mosh V/U.E Cricketer," has writfcon the following letter to tho Goufbum Penny Post in roply to a paragraph which recently ap peared in that journal to the eft'oct that the Oriental Cricketers wero treated with dis couitesy by the Moss Vale Club ou tho oc casion of tho formor's recent visit to Moss Vale:—" Sir,—I shall fool much obliged if.you will allow mo a small spaoo in the medium of your valnablo journal to make a few re marks regarding tho treatmont of tho Orien tals wliilo at Moss Viilo. It was mentioned in tho columns of your paper that they were treated with discourtesy, and that the Orien t ils proceeded to tho cricket ground to play. This L deny. There wero only six of tho Viuntals wno wentto thegromid, not to play, ;tifc simply to seo.if tlio ground was fit to ;i!.xy oil ; and, when returning (it was then luiuing too much to think of playing orioket) therefrom, they wore mot by two of tho Moss Vale men going to the ground for the same purpose, but wero stop...
GREAT BRITAIN AND GERMANY. Annexation in New Guinea. Conflict of British and German Interests, (Harald's Telegrams.) LONDON, Feb. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
flliEAT lt!iS'?A3IV AXM GSSBISIANY.. Annexation in N«tv Guinea. tlouttict of British and &lt;»criu;ut Interests, (Haralil's Telegrams.) London, i'ob. 7. An official White Bonk has liocn issued l),y tho Ger man Government uontaining the reports of the com munications which have passed between the British and Gorman Governments relative to annexation in Now Guinea. l'Vonv the above it appears that in August last Prince llistnavck, the German Chancellor, intimated to the British Government that Germauy protestod against the annexation of territory on tho northern eoast of Now Guinea by England. Earl Granville, Secretary of Stato for Foreign Affairs, replied to this communication, pointing out that British-annexation or tho establishment of a protec torate in Now Guinea was limited to tho southern coast of the island ; but in September Prince Bris marck was informed that owing to press a to brought to hear by the Australian colonies in the matter, Great Britain undertook to prot...
THE SOUDAN CAMPAIGN. LONDON, Feb. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
TI5E SOUDAN €AMBMIGN. London, Feb. 6. « The public indignation and disgust throughout tlio United Kingdom at the news of the full of Khartoum is unparalleled. In eonsequenco of the news received;- Consols have declined £ per cent. Profound sym pathy is expressed on the Continent at the Jail of Khartoum and the probable fate of Goneral Gordon. . Jt is reported that 2000 of the inhabitants of Khartoum have -been massacred by the | rebels,'and that the Palace has been gut-' ted. ' A Cabinet-council is to be held to-day, | when it will be decided what steps shall be i taken in veiw of tlie present juncture of affairs in the Soudan. , • Sir Charles Dilke, President of the Local Government Boai-d, hi addressing a public meeting at Paddiiigton, last night, stated that the Government were in receipt'of tele grams from Lord Wolseley • declaring that there was no cause for anxiety with regard to tho safety of the British pjsi.tions nfc Gak dul and Motemueb.. The Eu'glish press, in commenting ...
A Strong Man. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
A Stroiijf Man. I Pouter SumtnergroGiie, successor to Porter Sponoe, at the Iiowral railway station, is a man, though of only ordinary built, of her culean strength. Summergreeue says ho can. carry seven hundredweight on his back; of our own knowledge we know ho can carry with evidont oase five hundredweight and a quarter. NYe were at the rail way station the other day when ho did it. Tie mado a little wager with another person present that he could curry a large sack of corn with two men on the top of it a certain distance, and after a little talk proceeded to do it. lie fixed the hag of maize in a position easy to take on his back, and Messrs. George Cole and Charles McDonald scrambled ou top, and in a very few seconds Sumniergreene i was moving slowly along with his heavy and clumsy three-portioned burden. The corn and tlio two men were subsequently weighed and turned thoscftles at twenty-eightpounds over the quarter of a ton. We believe Snm mcrgreeiio was ouco at Oootamuudra whe...
Railway Employes Rewarded. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Railway Employes Rewarded. A FRW months ago when the heavy floods wore pre valent in the Gonltmvn district, the trnllio superin tendent and Mr. Jjewton, tbo permanent-way inspco tor, in order to ensure the safety of the mail train, proceeded'on a trolly at midnight to inspect the newly-opened lino botween Goulburn and 'JL'avngo, as they feared the heavy rains might probably have de stroyed the newly-oonstrncto.'] embankments. When they had proceeded about twelve miles their worst fears weio confirmed. A large portion of the em bankment waa washed away. They immediately returned and succeoded in stopping the train, and thus were the means of preventing the sacrifice of many lives, At the suggestion of Mr. Goodchap, the government, has presented each of these gentle men with a eliO(|U(! for'£50 ami a gold medal, speci ally struck iu tho mint to commemorate the occa sion. :
THE MYRTLEMORE TRAGEDY. (WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS.) CHAPTER III.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
THE MYRT.LEM 3AE TRAGEDY. JJj Ada boidsby. '(Written ExpuebsiiY for tiik LSuwhat* Fukb Pmess.) CHAPTER III.—CONTIN UED. Punctually at three o'oluok Mr. Mayuo pre Bented himself at the ■ auctioneer',-; ollico in: Goorgo-streot, Sydney. Miv AViils, tho auctioneer, was out at the lime, but, had in formed his clerk,'5 who:: accoiuui.idatod Mr. Mayuo with a seat, that'iiowmnd roturn us soon after threo-ris possible. Had there been u third party iu tho ollico at the time ho would no - cloubt' have observed that Mr. Mayuo ever and anou looked at the clerk, and tho clerk as frequently cast his oye 011 Miv Mayne as though both the now pro prietor of ■ Myrtlemoro Park and tho clerk were trying to recollect whether they had not met eaeh other previously. Were tho Bupposed third party also a physiognomist ho might further liavo plainly noticed that both tho clerk and Mr. Mayuo were taxing their memories to their fullest extent in order to solve the teasing doubt that existed in their minds. Und...
Moss Vale Volunteer Corps. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
Moss Vale Volunteer Corps. Recruiting is being pushed on.most vigour ously, and the members of the corps are now beginning to acquit thomsolves most oredit ably under:the tuition of Sergeant Smith, a most gonial and painstaking officer, whose solo desire appears to bo to push tho covps ahead as quickly as possible, apparently to the discomfiture of a fow who are constantly throwing the remainder iufco disorder, and whom, though promised an oxtra drill by the sergeant, grumble if thoyare asked to fall out to allow the remaindor to proceed with moro advanced drill. We are informed that the rifles will am*vo by next Monday, when tlio corps will at once proceed to rifle oxercisoa; and it is believed that the govern ment will either rent Cnllen's hall to enable ilrill to take placo by lamplight, or tnild a shed oil tli3 vacant piece of land between Messrs. McGregor and Hegarty's residences. Hugh Conway's popular novel, " Called Back," has been translated into Freuch, German, Italian, Nor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
; NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. '■fJTHK proprietora of tlio JJowni! JYoo l'ross will X fcol thankful to all subscribers in arrears, whose (luoounts were rondoroil up to IllsL Decentbcv lust, if -thoy will remit tlio amount then duo a» early as possible!, Our weekly expuiiscB ai'o very largo, and kwhoii we explain that wo have soino two hundred or more names in our boolts owing from 30a. upwards, our debtors may easily form an idea of tho largo -amount we have outstanding, and tho nttor impossi bility for us to pay/our own debts mid carry 011 a sueceasfiil business unless tlio same kindly coiisider 'iition is bfistowed on us by our debtors as thoy thom pelveH oxpeet at the hands of theirs. We hope our pubBpribcru will take this notice in good part and kindly remit to us, by doiiiK which thoy will relieve thpir'minds of that ghostly burden "dobt."
The Cootamundra Railway Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
The Cootiiiiiiiixlrn Railway Accident. Discoun.su itv Mr.'B. Shout. On Sunday evening Mr, 15. Short addrosscd a largo congregation in tho "Wosloyan Church, Howral, on lliu above disaster. Ho choso for his text the first livo verses of the 155th chapter of St. ; Lukq :—"Tlioro woro proijent at tliat soaaon sonic that told Him of tho Galileans whoso blood l'ilato had mingled, with thoiv sacrifices. And Joans, answoring, said unto thom, Supposo yo that thoso Galileans woro sinners above all the Galileans, because thoy sud'ored such things'? 1 tell you, Nay ; but, except yo ropont, yo shall all likowiso perish. Or thoso oigliteen, upon whom the towor in Siloam fell, and slew thoin, tliiuk yo that thoy wore sinners abovo all men j that dwelt in Jerusalem ? T toll you, Naybut, oxeopt yo repent, yq shall all likewise perish." Mr. Short eonuuoncod by saying that thoy should bo vory careful in judging that because this accident happened on a Sunday, while card-playing was boing indulged in, ...
The Bowral Free Press. Do as adversaries to in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink an friends. Wednesday, February 11, 1885. Mittagong Police Court. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 11 February 1885
®I)c JBofornl jjrcc Itjrcss. J)o an . qducrxtirm do in law, Strive mightily,•■bid eat ami drink an friends. Wednesday, February 11,1885. itlitla^oiig !»oHcc Court. Monimv, I'VjimiM/ty 0. Bbi'ouk Messrs. J.1'. .LI. Wilslnro, P.M., and H. Childs and 1'. L. 0, Shepherd, Js.P. .1. A. Scott, against whom thero were two charges of making use of obscouo ■langnayo, whs lined in nil 15s. and lUs. ocsts of court. : l.V W. Mel'lrum, for a similar offunco, was iiited 10s., aud (Is. (id. costs. , Jolm Byan, for neglecting to register a dog over six mouths of-ago, was fined 10s., and Gs. (id. costs. Bartholomew Bush was charged by Ed ward Mitcholl with having on t.ho fi 1st Jan uary last near Bush's platform made use of insulting language to him \v hero by a breach of peace might have been occasioned. Mr, (:(, B. Niclmls appeared for complain ant who doposeiKfliat on tho date name." defendant liiade use cf certain words of a decided uncomplimentary nature whilst he pud defendant wero having a dis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
A Cough Kcmic«1};.4 Onk of oiu' English contemporaries,: in re-, ply loan inquirer, rcconiinoiuls n syrup in ado, of the following ingrcdionts forcoiighp.iui&i colcls : " Tako 18 ounces of porfootly- Bound; onions, and after removing rind, malto rqvo-. ml incisions, but not too doop. Boil; to-, gctlior with IDA omicoa of moiat sugar and| 2J-. ounces of honey in 15 ounces of water, for ihreoquavters-of-an-houv; strain, and filli into bottles fjruso. Giveojib tablespoon ful| of this inixluro (slightly warnipd^imnipdi-. atoly oil attack, and tlion, according.to ro-, qnirement, (ivo to eight half tablospeonfills; daily. It is said that this rccipe wasthfihuseclr by the Zulu Oall'ros when viniting Euvopo aomn two yoarssince, and .who. sufforodmueh. from tho elimato, but invariably roooypred; upon its use.
Sustaining Strength. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Sustaining Strength., In Dr. Sargent's recent lecture on " What shall we eat to,get strong ?" lie said in the course of his remarks that it had been-cus tomary to train athletes on leau.boeCaudr mut ton but lie thought this a mistake,,as tissue making food; should be nsed, iui combination with these, and the diet should be so chan ged as to meet fclio requirements of tho or ganism of tho person using it, for to estab lish one diet for nil persons was ridiculous. Beef alone is not suporior to meal, beans, or other farinaceous food, and tho size of the muscles of a wan is nut. indicative of his atrongth. Farinacoona food tonos a man down, and will tend to givo him juoro ondnranoo. A mail who can strilco n blow to -100 pounds would bo called ft strong man, but Iiis Htrongth cannot bo kept up for any length of limo oil animal food, as it comoa from tlio biiRo of tlio bniin, and onduranco must bo sought for in other' kinds of food. To roduoo tho weight of a man in training loan moats may...
Healthful Exercise. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Healthful Exercise.. Walking, of itself,.says Dr. Sargent of Har vard College, is of no .vnluo as an.exercise, but a spirited walk is one of the finest of,all exercises; If a mausonters heartily into this oxerciso lie will.be benefitted by it. Horse back riding is an excellent exercise for circu lation, ns. vory little.of; the nervous energy is expended.. For a porsoir who uses the mind.excessively, however, this form of. ex ercise. is not good, as it producos nervous ness. Swimming is, without exception, one of. the.finest of all physical exercios. It do velppes especially the lower portion of the chest,.tho legs, and arms, llunning at a regular and fixed pace;.boxing, to teach ono to keep temper,under,adverse circumstances; rowing and canoeing, to strengthen: the ; up I per part of. the thorax and chest, ,are useful, i The benefit to.be derived from regular prac tice in a gymnasium, by which the mind and nerve- centres.are so trained that they have a certain, amount of,control ■ o...
Personal Peculiarities. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Personal Peciiliiiril.ics. MANY,in(liviilnals cannot ent ombs, lobsters, or strawberries. without being visited by nettle-rash, Others, again, cannot swallow muttonor. white of eggs without being sick. Valpi tells us of the gallant officer who.wac thro wu in to convulsion a and lost liia sensos in consequence of pinks being shut up with him in his chambcr. Zimmorman declares tliat hp knew a lady who shuddered if by chance slio felt the velvety skin of a peach. Scaliger turned palo at the sight of water cresses. Tycho Brahe fainted when a ; fox crossed his path ; King Ladislaus took to flight on the appearance of; an, apple; and s?veral histoiicul characters have had a per fect abhorrence of roses. . Amatus Luci tanus has. a. story. of a monk who fainted when he saw 0110, and, never left his cell while this flower was blooming. Tho paiuter Vincent;was soizedjwith violent ver-. tigo and swooned when, roses were in tho room.; and though Mary do Medicis adored all other flowers,.she loa...
Find of Mistorical Documents at Carlisle. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
rind of 55ist«rl«:»l Documents at t'siviislf. A BAOFUL of 'historical documpnts, relating to the proceedings, which led to the seigo oft Carlisle in l(jl4 iuid.l(M5;; was recently found: under, ft. beam, in the triforium of Carlisle Cathedral; by some workmen, who wero doing repairs, The documents, bear tho date 1(3*12 and 1(HU, and.thoy must have been hidden under the beam 210 .yours ago. They haye boon taken. possession of by the Dean and Chapter,.who intend to have thorn oxaminedby exports. Tho seigo of Carlisle by the Scots.'after.theBattlo of.Marston Moor, formed ono of tho.most-interesting episodes of tho history of tho,city.. The place was in vested.on all,sides by Lieut.-General Leslie, and his forco numbered &lt;1000 horse and foot. The garrison; consisted ol about 700—200 of whom, had comp with.Sir Thos. Glenham Commander-in-Chief- of Kiug Charles L'a forces, Tho seigo lasted many months, tho Scots finally getting.possession of. the city on the 2(5., Jjnio of, the ...
Railway Items. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
ISiiihvay Items.. At, tlie encl. of 1883, there were 270,000 ■miles, of. railway in the world, which ■make a, line from, the earth tp, the moon, ^yilh 20,000,miles to spaie. ; America, has. 120,000. miles, of, railroad,, and; construction, is going on.there. at the r,ate of 14,000 miles a year. The. total; train., mileage of■ the railways of; the world,in, 1888.was, in.ronnd.numbers, 1,,500,000,000. miles, or. nearly 10. timos the distance* oftlie buu from the earth. . ; , Thero are 100,000, locomotives in the. w.orldj.aud, the rolling stock would from, a ;train.i,6;000,miles long., : The-number, of passengers wlio .travelled by, raij. in. 1.883. w.as 8,000,000,000, or more •tnan.tw.a journeys for every perspu.on the earth,.. j tl'lio. cost of-1 railway- construction, to i the end; of. 1888.. was '..£8,640,000,000 ; the receipts, for, the year named being £450,000,000; and the. expenditure ;£2po,ooo,ooo..' The. Express ongiues running- on- the G,rea.t Western, line in England, aro o...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. DOWN TRAINS FROM SYDNEY TO THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. DOWN TH.MNS l'llOJl SYDNEY TO TUB COUNTRY. Mail Thain leaves Sydney daily, Sundays excepted, at 8 p.m.; Mittagong, daily, Mondays excepted, at 12.30 a.m.; Bowral, 12.38; and Moss Valo, 12.60. • I'ashisnquh Tiiain loaves Sydney daily, Sundays ex cepted, at 9 a.m.; Mittngoiig, 1.25 p.m.; Uowrul, 1.35 ; Moss Vale, 1.'17. Ul' TJIAINS l'llOM TIIK COUNTRY TO SYDNEY. . Mail Th,UN leaves Goulhuni daily-at.J..10 a.m.; Moss Vale, 2.55; Bowval, 3.7 j Mitlagong, 3?25 j arrives in Sydney at 0.40. , Pahshnoeii main leaves Goulburn daily, Sundays oxcepted, at 11 a.m. ; Moss Valo; 12l50'p.m.; How ral, 1.12; Mittagong, 1.J5; arrives in Sydney at 5.20. A passenger train loaves Moss Valo every morn ing, Sundays oxcepted, at 7.10 } Bowral at 7.30; ar vives in Sydney at 11.30; returns from Sydnoy overy, ovening, Sundays excepted, nt 5.8, reaching Bowral at 9.18 and Moss Valo at 9.40. Tho tourist train loaves Sydney every Saturday at .8.30 a.m., and arrivos at Mittagong at 12, Bowrul ...
The Late Cardinal MacCabe. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
The Late. , Ebwaiw. MacOabe, cardiiuil-pviest of. the Iloly llomtui Church, horn in,Dublin, in 1810, was educated in ono of the Catholic schools of-his native city, and passed out of _it into the college of. Maynooth. At tho, closo of his collegiate cnrocr ho was ordained in 1S!)9 to,the priesthood by. the then Arch biphop, Dr. Murray, and. appointed- by ■ his G race, to a curacy till aboil ttheycar 1853 when :ho was transferred by Dr. Oiillen who had in tho -.mount imp succeeded. Arch bishop. Murray ,tq,u,curacy, in.the. cathedral parish, Marl-; borougli-stroefc. In 18SG lie. was. promoted ;to tho pastorship of the. parish .-of-- St Nicho-. l(is. iu.thp city,.and.occupied that position till 1S65,. when, lie was transferred, to tho jparish .of Kjngston.. .Ho: had.been. already 'liamed by Cardinal Cullen:. 0110 of' victirs goneva],ian office which ho held till the closo ■ of; his. Eminence's episcopate., Iu 1877 hp. was appointed, bish'oprassistant to the ;Gai:,dinal;: Gil the death ...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
CATTLE AND SHEEP.. Bates for convoyancc of cuttlo (fit per truck) to Homcbush are as followsProm Goulburii, £4 ils ; Marulan, £3 10s 8d; ;Moss Valo, £2 12s; Bowrnl, £2 8s ; Mittagong, £2 Ob ; Picton, £110s. ! Ilatos for conveyance of shcop (at por- truck) to Homobusli aro its follows:—From Goulburn, £3 13s Id; Marulan, £3 5s 7d; Mobs Vale, £212s; Bowral, £2 8s; Mittagong, £2 Gs; Picton, £110s.