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LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
LOCAL BREVITIES, A Mutual Improvement S.ociety has been formed at Burrawang. Nearly a quarter of ftti inch of rain foil in Bowral during the storm on Weduosday night. There.tiro upwards of one hundred good names on the roll of tho Church .,of .Eng land Toraporanco Society at Bundauoon. ; Baroo and Colo Valo lycfc on the cricket grouiid of- tho former club last Saturday^ After a rathor oxciting gamo tho local team wou tho match by 2 runs. Judges for the approaching B.erriuyi Dis trict show arc to bo appointed at a com mittee mooting of tho Agricultural Society to bo held at Moss Yale uoxt Monday after noou., Mrs. Scery, wifo of Mr. Thomas Seevy, of Yamuiga, near B.urrawang, died rather suddonly last Tuesday at Moss Valo at tlio rosidonce of her mothev,. Mrs,. James Limond. The estimated population of Now South Wa^es ou 81st December-last was. Oil,10,'1 mules and &lt;109,0G5 females,, giving a total of 921,129being an. incrcaseof 25,500- for tho htvlf-year.. Tim. Vigilance Com...
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
BOWRAL POST OFFICE.; Mails close for all stations North at Q.30 p.m.,, daily (Saturdays excepted.) - * For Knnguloon and Robertson -2 p.m.', daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrive at Bowral from ICangaloon and llobortson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) • Mails wrivo from all stations South at 3.5 a.m., daily, (Sun(lays oxcepted.) From all stations North at 12.,38 a.m. (Mondays excepted.) From Sydney, Parrainatta, and all station}!. West lit 1.35 p.m., daily, (Sundays excopted.) The Bowral Monoy Order Office closes, at C p.m. Post Office hours from I) a.m. to 0 p.m., and on Sundays, for delivery of letters, etc., only, from 9 to 10 a.m. Telegraph Offico hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Mails close for all stations south at 9.30 p.m., SuiulayB cxcopted.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ■ ,
The Press. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
The Press. A CA^oui.ATioN.sbows that, including^dailies, weeklies, aud monthlies,, the presses of America issue nearly. 2,800,000,000 copies/per annum, a, ceaseless, shower of literary snowflnkes for ever, floating around each, remote centre of Anglo-Sax.oii. life. Australasia annually distributes upwards.of [ 112;000,000. copies of her home-printed: papers : while, the annual production of Europe runs, up,to 7,300,000,000 copies— mingled showers of;every conceivable quality —good, bad,.and' indifferent—every shade of opinipu,. and on.every topic under heaven, A further calculation shows Great Britain to be the country best supplied with news papers, while Belgium ranks next and the United States third. • The ratio copies yearly distributable to each person in these three nations is as follows—Great Britain, Gl-01; Belgium, 58-20; the States, 5r06.,_
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
DAVID MOITITT, Auotioncor, Land and InBuranca Agent, 110BE11TS0I*. 102 j; G. MORRIS, Auotioncor, Proporty Salesman, Insurance Agent, etc., ifcc., Opposito Railway Station, BOWRAL. HENRY TAYLOR, Auctioneer, Land; Estate, and Gonoral Commission :■ Agent, ■ MOSS VALE. Agent for Victoria l''iro Insuranco Company. JOHN WRIGHT, : .Aqctioneor, Land and Eslato Agent, ' All transactions in tho abovo lino will receive tho greatest cure and attention. Address— MEDICAL HALL, nattai. JBQWRAL BRICK COMPANY. ffllHIil aliovo Company 1ms for Sale first-class X BRICKS in any quantity. Tho usual discount allowed (or Cash. 2!)5 ■ 0. GROVE, Manager. J. JACOBIE, practical Cutter and Tailor, BQWRAJ.,. Iiargo selection of Tweeds to chooso from, Terms StiuctjiY Cash. 1-iO C. PRIOR, Saddler and Harness Maker, ' ; Bong Bong-street (near the post-ofiicc), BOWRAL, A LL kinds of work oxeeutod with speed and jOL excellence of finish. 105 A. P. DUPREZ, Baiter, Confoolloner, and General Grocer, Bong Bong-street, BO...
Berrima District Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Bcrrlfua District Agricultural Society. A special committee meeting, of 'the. above society, was held.last Mnnday. afternoon, at the Epyal-.Eptel',. Moss- Yale., The Hon, JY Lackey, L;A;, president, occupiedj the chair, and. there .were besides about twenty, members present.. The.hub-.oommittae, ap pointed at a. previous,mooting.to inspect the grandstand, erected jn.thp, show ground.by ■Mr. Linlsiater, reported.thfit the. structure was of a,very, substantial character^ It w.as decided, on the motion-.of.Messifs. II';. Taylor, and E: Marshall, to offer Mr. Liuklater £88. for- the building. The following- stewards, wpre. then; el:. ected-:— Section, 1:—Draught-an>) Coaching Ilorses Messrs: ;M: Eice, G. T. Eiley, and T; Seery Bloods and'Miscellaneous Horses ; Messrs. II. E. Kater,. P. II, Throsby,. and, W; Alston. Section 2;—rMessrs. J; A. Badgery, J-. T;; HayteiyJ. Piggott,. Jas., Alcorn,, and, W,.; J, Cordcaux. Section 8 and 4;—Messrs, T: p. GftlbraJLh E; Bridge, W.alter, Morrico,...
FACTS, FUN, AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
FACTS, FUN, AND FANCY. " My aim is always to toll tbo truth."— "Yes," interrupted an acquaintance, " and ■you are probably tbo worst shot in tbo Unifeca Kingdom." " Ilavoyon tlio rent ready at last ?" " No" sir,.mother wont out washing and forgot to put it out for you before sho loft." ''How do you know alio forgot to put it out?" " Well sho told me so." A splendid legacy has boon loft to the University of Berlin, the late Countess Boso, of Cassal, having bequeathed to that iHstitutiontbesumof780,000marks(£B9,Q00) for tbo benefit of poor students bf'motJi ciue. They were discussing an elopemont, and one lady, turning to her friend, said— Don t you beliove it would kill you if your ■ husband wero to run away with another woman ?" " It might was the cool reply. "Great joy sometimes kills." Mother: " Mary, has Fredoriclr proposed yet?"—Daughlor: "Not yet, ma ; but ho will before .many days."—Mother: "What makes you think so '"—Daughter: "Be cause, ho asked me if you expected to livo wi...
Prohibition in Manic [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Profcibiliuii in iWaiiie This Sfcato of Maine, which litis just incor porated in its constitution a clause prohibit ing the sale, manufacture, or importation of intoxicating liquors, except for medical and scientific purposes, lias an iireaof 81,70(5 square miles—ovor 20,000,000 acres—being ■lavger than all tho oilier Now England Status combined. Tho (Slate had a popula tion of fM8,9'10 in 1881. Tho liconaing syetorn was tried in tho stato up to 1858, when the colobrated phohibitory law was i passed.' This law having had a trial of nearly a quarter of a century lmd just boon made a part of tho constitution of the State, 08,000 voting for, and 45,000 against tho proposal. Canada and several of tho States (ire said to bo considering tho pro posal to adopt tho prohibitory law, so that it is possible that before the close of tho present century tho salo and manufacture pf intoxicating liquors in the greater por tion of America will be prohibited.' Que Sunday, as an Anstinclorgymau was w...
Australian Marriage Customs. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Aiistr.iU.'iii ]ll:irriai;c Customs. Bin John Lubbock lias road a paper bofovo tho members of tho Anthropological Insti tulo, pu '• Marriage Customs and Relation ships among,tho Australian Aborigines." llo staled that many of tho tribos dovidod into fnmilioa or gentes, and as a goneral princi ple no man was allowed to many a woman pf tliosamo -gem as himself. For instanco, (iihong tho Mount Gambier (Sonth Aus tralia) natives ovory man was a Kumito or a Kroki, ovory woman a Bumitogor or a Kro kigor, and no Kumito might marry a Kurni togor nor a Kroki a Krokigor. In many casos the diyisous wero moro complox, oxtending through mauy tribes and over hundreds of milpH. Put whilst these restrictions wero imposed on mariiago, in ono sense evory ovory man was considered to bcthe husband of ovory woman bolongiug to tho gem with which ho was permitted to marry, so that in tho words of Messrs. Fison andllowitt ho lio might liavo 1,000 miles of wivos. This communal marriage was in old times gono...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS i'b published overy WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY MORNING. SunaouiPTioNB:— •Is. por quarter in advanco ; !>a, if hooked. Quarters end aa ; follow : —March > 81,: Juno 80, Soptonibor HO, December 81, &lt; at; \yhich periods only can subscribers doolino, by giving; a wcok'a noticc in writing direct to the oilice, and paying to' the end of tho then running quartor. Anvmmaixo:— •Advertisements aro charged, for at tho following i rato each insertion :—Sixpence por lino up to (ivo i linos; ono inch, 8a; ovory additional'inch, la Od, with a ieduction of one-fourth for thirtcon consocu tivo insertions, and of one-third for twenty-six insertions. Announcements of Birtha/ Marriagoa, and DeathB, 2a Od each, No advertisement booked under ,1s. Od. Advcrtiaemcnta cent to tho oflico without notifying tho numbor of insertions) will be continued at adver tisers' cost until an order is received to stop. Any peraon ordering tho inaerlion of advertiao moiitH on behalf...
A Good Husband. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
A flood .. What do people moan whon thoy speak about a good husband 7 ... A great latitude might bo inlcon in answering that ■* question. Different pooplo have dit'fcvont ideas on the sub ject. Widely different as no doubt you have ob served..''.' ■ . ■ ■:.■ _. ■... You have nil heard of the old lady who Raid her idea of a good husband was " n.man "who was Jccer Xul pfhis clothes, who never spit on the iloor, and who was willing to cat cold vittles on wush tfay." When a girl marries, everybody wants to know if she has got a good lnisbnnd. And who enn deeido oxccjit tho girl herself? If bHo bo suited and satisfied, then she has got a good husband to her. ' A:inan who lias a homo of his own likes to,do as he pleases in it. V ' . Jt is his Liberty Ilall. Ho doesn't want what ho considers his rights ab ridged. .-. - " "Where's the use of having a homo of your own if you ain't free ta smol;e in the parlour?" said a gentleman friond of ours the other day, when his wife suggested the propr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
THE FREE-PRESS Book, Stationery, & Fancy Goods Depot, DONG bong-STBEET, BOWRAL, 1ST OF GOODS ALWAYS ON HAND. Itulcd Note una Letter Fopoip Plain ditto ■water-lined ditto Foreign ditto Fancy ditto, colored and gpflcrod edgoa. Mourning Nolo Papers and Iinvolopori ijoolscap, plain and ruled Laroplie's best Noto pa^ci; oiul Envelopes Clnssia ditto ditto Original ltepp ditto ditto, Chromatin 'jointed Bopped Noto and EvolopoB,, assorted, Is. lfld. por box _ Tho Royal Papcrterio, assorted tints, wiolcoi:. pattern, noto and envelopes, iv hand-, Bomo articlo, its. Od. per box ■ Tho Duohcss Box ol Stationery, la, (id. Tiio Ilandy Series Box of Stationery,, plan* ' and lloral, lh. and in. Gd.. Tho OolonislB' Tinted Box ol Stationery, lsv Tho Wonderful. Box ol Stationery, 3d., Envelopes,.all sizes nnjl ijualitips. Day Books , * Playing Cards, Cd., 0d., and l»..per iiaoltpt, Ink Erasers, . Lead and Best Dwiwing Pencils,, Pocket Companions Memorandum Books Account Books Pens and Pen-holde...
The Late Fire at Wingello Saw-Mills. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
The. Littc IViaffello, Saw-JEilJs. NoTiciija, given in. Tuesday's. Gassetio-.thaA. a reward,of. £50 w.il 1 bo paid by Government (in.addition to. a reward of^'oOi offered.: by Messrs. Ferguson, Crawford, and. Go.);, for sueli information as will lend to Llio appro lieusion and. conviction of. the person, or per sons who set; fire to the stock timber, of Mio Wingello Saw-Mills, near lyLinilun, on;lho 4th January. In addition to Uio above.re-, ward; His Excelleucy tlio Governor willbo advised to extend a. i'ruo.pardon to any ac complice, not being the person,who actually set lire, to the-property, wlio.shall giye suyli required, information^
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Criclcct. A match was played at Nattai on Saturday last between tbc New Sheffield and Uppor MittagongCrickotClubs, which resulted in a win for Upper Mittagong by 7 wickots. Tbo batting 011 both sides was good. For Upper Mittagong Fraser, Griffiths, and Menzios showed tho best form; also Rudland, W. and H. Dowling, and M'Mnllins for Nattni. In tho bowling department, Menzios, with 7 wickots for 4 vmis, aud EE. Dowling woro tho most successful. Subjoined avo tho scores:— Upper Mittaoono.—1st Innings. .John Griffiths, run out. • • • 5. .Tames GriQUhs, b II. Dowling f> It. Norman, oDraper, b II. Dowling.. ■ 7-■■■:-v H. G. Fraser, b II. Dowling .. ... 12 t W- Menzios, b IT. Dowling .. '9. s R. Whatman, b T. Dowling .. .,•! 2 J. Sliipman, b H. Dowling .. ... 1 .T. Loseliy, b T. Dowling ; ... ! : 0 3. Whatman, b II. Dowling .. : 1 ; «T. Lcighton, not out .. . v Oi R. Losdby, b T. Dowling ■ . 0 .» Sundries ; .... - IT : Total.. ,v .. ... CO;' 2nd Innings. John Griffiths, run out v . .. 7...
CHAPTER VIII. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
gnAPTEU. vni. Mil. GloveijLY- w,fts. very, in neb surprised and annoyed. wlion ho beard that Norman had- resigned his claims in favour of bis half-brother ; but finding all remonstrances useless" ho told Norman that he was a ro > mantic fool; at tho same liiuo shaking 1 him heartily by tbo band, while tlio tears I stood in bis eyes.. j It was a double disappointment to tbo old man ; for as wo know, bo bad hoped to soo Lucy marry his favorite, and was not at all pleased at'his preferring Marion,.; Howov.or, it was no use gr.nmbling, and Lucy scorned quite luippy and unconcerned.. So tlio old man put on ft pleasant face and did, tlio best to comfort Mrs. Halfitoad, who was quite shocked at tlio thought of her dear child : doing such a pooiy match. j ^iicb an idoa, James,"■ slio.said to, lior 'brother,, pressing-her handkerchief to lior ' eyes ;-'^sych a mad thing of this young man Mo.givo up his claim to.the station.and thou to want to marry, my daughter :,and Marion .is bent on ma...
The End of the World. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
The End of the World. A great deal bas boon said aud writ ton anent the cud of this earth of ours, and many : anciout and modem predictions liavo gono the rounds, of tho papers. Tho following however,, suppliod, by a correspondent, con tains two propheoies that liavo not, wo think been, recontly roviyod " In 188Q;iimarblo slab, was, discovered at Oborrommel, on which were inscribed tho following linps,:— ; Qunndo Mnrons Pnsclift clabifc, lit Antonius Pentccostcm colobmbib Et JoiiumiB Ci'istum ndoi'abit Totuo lnundus vao (jlaraiibjliJ » That is:. "■ Whou Easter falls on St. Mavk (April25), and Whit Sunday on St, Anthony (JuueilS)i and Ooi'puB.Domini on St. John (Juno2;l:)-thon, all the world will call for help."1 In 1880 those throo, holidays occur precisely on tho dates named. Again, tho prophet dpotor,,Michael Nostradomns, who was born on. December Id, 1503^ and diod :at Salon on June 24, says :— . i " Qunnil.Goorgius Dion onioLTora, i - . ■ . Quo Marp lo rossncitera. Bt quo Saint-...
Bowral Literary & Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
ISowral literary & Debating. Soeicty. Tixjs above, society held; its. regular meoting last Thursday ovening in the school, of arts, tho president;, Mr..0. Bennett, in the.chair. The attendance both of members rind; of; the public was larger than, wo have noticed at any. previous meeting. Aft01' tho trans-, action of tho minor business tho resumption of tho debate on the subject "-That there ■should not be free trade in land, was pro ceeded with. Mr. Ritter, loader of the op position, opened iu the negative, and during the evening was supported by Messrs. 0. Bennett, T. Lawson, J. Parker, 0. W,..Phil:. lips, W. Beer, and. the.Rev. Mr. Debonham. Mr. D. L. Beer, pr.emjer, followed, Mr. Ritter, in the affirmative,, but was not sup-, ported.. Mr. Hodgson.replied on behalf of the ministry, who. were, defeated by three votes. The business,next Thursday will'bo • impromptu addresses, and on. the following; Thursday Mr.. Bitter will deliver a. public lecture on,'1 General 'Chinese' G...
On "Letting it Alone." [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Oil " LcUiiiJi it Alone." There is nothing iu which.meudo so wisely, .when they agree to net upoia tbo principlo .of letting, things alone, than.when, they ap ,ply, this rule to tho slander and misrepresen tations which are directed against tliom Isclyes. If thoy. only can.possess their souls in patience, and, sit down in quiotness and self;Oontrol when, they aro misunderstood or misrepresented, they, may rest assured that they will' gain as much moro cortain and oasy, victory than if they, insist upon 'doing battle with all whom they, rogai d as their enemios.. The truth is great and it 'will prevail, Bays an oldLatin proverb, Ono in ay go further, and say that after all the truth hardly needs to bo holped; by us. It : will, make, its way by its own weight; it will prevail by reason, of its. own. strength. So when the angry storm of slander rages,when jealousy has begotten fierce and bitter pas sions, which in thoir turn, have armed them selves with cruel w,eapons;of falsehood and ...
WEDNESDAY FEB. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Wednesday Feb. 18; ' Before Mr. P. E. Wilshire, 1\M'.. A. Godard,_ on warrant from Sydney,. charged' with- stealing! a w.hip from 0. Webb of Burrawang. _ Mr. Gale for defendant, Mr. Nichols far plaintiff. Erom evidence it appeared" defendant was in the employ of plaintiff ;• just before plain-, .tiff went away to Sydney defendant asked' forasettlement, Wobb.owiug him £3.148. Gs. ancl £5; 14s. 6d. leaving a balance of £1; de fendant told Webb he wanted a whip in the window*; and. plaintiff said lie could have-it at cost price, and also said he.w.ould make, a pair of boots for himself whioh Webb ag reed towhile Webb was away, defendant cleared out taking, the whip with, him, which he thought with the boots would cut bis £1 out, as he was. told Webb.was a bad mark. After a deal of confiicting evidence the bench fined defendant. £1, and costs, in all £3 8s. W. James v. Walter Napier.,—Assault case. Dismissed. A. Townsend v. M. O'Shea.—Eesisting bailiff iu execution of his duty. - Mr. Ga...
Poultry. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Poultry., It is,not advisiblo- to . have poultry in largo flocks ; even with tho best caro and food they 'cannot bo kept thrifty and hqalthy for any considerable period of time. Experience teaches that CO. hens properly housed and cared will yield twice as much clear profit as 200 crowded or- neglected. There are many varioties of fowls, and which to select ;isoften a perplexing question. Tlio lfU'go .heavy breeds, require more care and food than small active fowls, but thoy aro the best for table, and when, fat are easily sold. They are quiet, rarely travelling far in search of food, ond for this reason aro best for small ; farms, or where they must be yarded a large portion of the year. On the other hand, where the range is unlimited, the small ac tive breeds, are preferable, as they will find nearly all the food they require, thus cost ing little for keep, while as a general rule, they are the best layers. The average farmer will find a cross between the large and small breeds th...
Moss Vale Police Court. MONDAY, FEB. 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer — 14 February 1885
Moss Vale Policc Court.. Monday, feb. ofcli.v Before Captain Bridges, J.P., Arthur Bennett, for drunkenness in, Moss "V.ale,. was fined. 10s. or, 48'.hours... Also for riotous behaviour.iu lockup,jfined 10s. or, 48,hours.. . ■ W;. Dickinson... for drunkenness .in; - Moss. Valo, was fined. 5s. or 21 hours. Also.for. riotous behaviour, fined.Ss.,or 24 hours., Stephen N.elson, Yernon boy of 14 years, for wilful, destruction to fruit treos,,belong ing to his masterNW.. Bauer, was.remanded to. Wednesday..