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A NOTABLE CENTENARIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 12 January 1884
I ' I A NOTABLE CENTENARIAN. Sib Mohks Mo.vtkfioke entered upon his hundredth yet it ou Wednesday, October 24th, and the event was signalised by addresses of congratulation from all parts of the world. To the Jewish community the occasion was one of especial rejoicing, but it was not confined to them alone, as the philanthropy of Sir Moses Moulefiore know no distinction of sect or race. His name has been prominently associated with every groat work oí charity undertaken during the greater part of the present century. The period over which his beneficent activity lias extended is veritably patriarchal. He was a year old when I)r. Johnson died ; he was. ten when Louis XVI. and Murie Antoinette ; were guillotined ; he was thirteen when the Eniperor William was born ; and was verg ing on manhood at the birth of the venerable Moltko. At the time of Nelson's greatest victories he hud just attained his majority, and was thirtv-oue when Wellington defeated Napoleon at'Waterloo. He has devot...
MISCELLANEOUS. FRENCH CONVICT MARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 12 January 1884
MISCELLANEOUS. FEENCH CONVICT MARRIAGES. (From Chambers's Journal.) An interesting report lias lately beeu pub lished by tho French Minister of Justice, giving an account of the convict ménagés— that is, of conples who have been married in 'tho'colony and of those who have merely been re-joinod there. The marriages in which tho bride and bridegroom were both convicts have exceeded six hundred since the year 1873. They constitute no. actual innovation in prison life, but are merely a return to the practice that prevailed before the great revolution, when tho French colo nies used to be recruited with convicts, who liad been released from the galleys 011 con dition of their marrying women who had beeu inmates of gaols. -Nowadays it is of course required of a bride that she should have beon—legally speaking, at least—a cri minal of a very bad kind ; 110 female pri soner is, in fact, eligible for transportation unless she shall have been sentenced to , seven years' penal servitude. Twic...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 12 January 1884
WKSLBTAN. Services will be held to-morrow as follows:— Mittagong, 11 a.m., Mr. Osborne „ 7 p.m., Supply Bowral, 11 a.m., Rev. C. Olden . 7 p.m., Rev. C. Olden Kangaioou, 11 a.m., Mr. Walsh 7.30 p.m., Mr. Gregory Robertson, 2.30 p.m., Mr. Gregory Bcrrima, 7 p.m., Mr. Raward Coal Mines, 3 p.m., Mr. Raward Mobb Vale, 3 p.m., Rev. C. Olden, at the Public Hall, kindly lent by Mr. Callen.
TRIAL SURVEY—HURSTVILLE TO LIVERPOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 12 January 1884
trial survey—iiunsfm roo].. ■jTe"'to " uvkr^i A DEPUTATION, Consisting of MoSSl'S. T. Fox, 1). J. Tracuy, E. Hollland, J. Doust, II. Dent, und Alderman P. M'Mahon, accom panied by Messrs. Pigot ami St.cpheu«, Ms. L A., waited on the Minister for Works 011 Friday morning to »sic lor n trial survey of a railway lino from Hurst.villo t,o Liver pool. Mr. Pigot introduced tlic deputation and presented a petition in favour of their requost. Alderman M'Mahon explained that the dopntfttion hud been appointed by n public meeting with tlio object of asking for a trial survey for the construction of a lino to relievo the traffic on tlio Southern line, and which would be four miles shorter than the proposed route from St. Peters. Mr. Dent said that by making the lino from Hurstville, instead of from St. Peters, they would savo tlio expense of crossing Cook's Hiver, and hnvo only about ten miles of construction from Hurstville. Mr. Wright, in reply, said he had no objection to granting the reque...
HE WAS THE MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 12 January 1884
HE WAS THE MAN. It was on a Western railroad. Tbo con ductor liad been bis rounds, and taken a seat beeide a very quiet and unassuming passenger. " Pretty full' train," finally observed the passenger. " Yes." "Road 6eema to be doing a good busi ness." "Ob, the road makes plenty of money, but " " But wbat ?" asked the passenger, as the other hesitated. " Bad, management. It is the worst managed line in the whole country." " Is that so ?" " That's so. The board of officials might know how to run a side show to a circus, but they can't tackle a railroad." " Who is the biggest fool of the lot ?" " Well, the Superintendent is." " I'm glad of that," said the passenger, as his face lighted up. "I was afraid you would say it was the President." " Suppose I had ?" ' : . ' • " Why, I'm the man." When Fogg saw a train on tho dress of an old lady he remarked that it was behind time. At Blackburn, on Thursday, a womau named Mary Brown gave birth to four chil dren—two boys and two girls. They wer...
THE IRISH QUESTION IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 12 January 1884
THE IRISH QUESTION IN AMERICA. The peculiar position of the British Islands, and the consequent difficulties which .sur round' thé relations of the English and Irish people, are not, I think, generally understood in the United Slates. There is a humorous story of a Boston schoolmistress who, when she was asked to. point out Groat Britain on a map of Europe which she had drawn, is said to liftYe answered, " Oh, we take no account of islands?" Of course it is impossible to appreciate the political posi tion of the United Kingdom without know ing also something of its geographical posi tion. If Ireland, as Mr. Bright put it many years ago, could be removed from her moorings three thousand miles to the west, our troubles with that country would soon be at an end. The separation of the islands by a very much smaller distauce, than that mentioned by Mr. Bright would sullice the purpose. It is only because Ireland is so closely contiguous to England, that the independence of the one is utt...
A PERILOUS "NAP." [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 12 January 1884
A PERILOUS «NA1V\ A hkmaiiuaule bscape from il violent "and shocking death is reported by the PhiltuM fliia Record :—" The engineer, of the train which reaches this city from Norristown at 11 o'clock at night has. had a thrilling experience. His train left Norristown with every prospect of reaching Ninth and Groen street station in time; and without incident worth mention. 'Die train was rushing on at tbo rate ot about thirty miles an hour, and was within half-a-milo of Consliohoeken, when the watchful engineer was horrified at seeing a man lying within a hundred yards ahead of his engine, and with his head apparently on the mi!.' Tlio airbrakes ware put down, the engine reversed, and every offort made to stop fcho train before the wheels voached the man's head. It was too late. On the engine rushed—011 a hundred yards beforo the train could be stopped. When it came to a standstill the conductor, engineer, and a number of pas sengors went back to pick up the mangled remains of the u...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 19 January 1884
WANTED a Gonwal Sorvant. Good wages and no washing ùy MRS. J. G. MORRIS, ^ ' Bowral. WANTED, a SITUATION as Manager or Ovor seer on a Sheop Btatiaó, or unaottled districts ; 15 years e/nerionce ¡/first-class testi monials. Address // / / / / ITALIA, ' / / ColoVulo. P BURRAWA1 BÏTEEIAN OHUBC> SGALOON, & ROBERTSON. A Meeting oí all meîîft«x^>»flTatlherent3 will be hold in tlio Odd Fello^"TT*lLat Bumuvang, on SATURDAY, l'JJJí^ttíácanfc, at 2aStek,sharp. lODORE r ß, M. has always on hand a number ot Headstones Grindstones, Soythcstones, Kerbstones, or other ornamental stones neatly carved out. JJ R I O H A R D S O N, UPHOLSTEBEIk ¿p M^TTPAStö MELKER, ko. FURNITURE AND BEDDING of EVERY DESCRIPTION ' always ön haucl. Moss Yule, oppesitc Commercial Bank. For sal e, ONh MAllB broken lo saddle and Harnean. Trial givun. f Also Saddle and TUxMM, Apply to f C. FOG G ON, Bowral. TT» or sale, -L HOR.Hß, Dray, and Harness ; either in lot or Bopniutoly. The horâ/is Thoroughly Quiet an...
COMMERCIAL. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN COOPERATIVE COMPANY (LIMITED.) [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 19 January 1884
COMME II OIA L. SOUTH COAST AND WEST CAMDEN CO OHällATlVJä CO.ML'iUNY (Limited.) Butter, 1st, por Ib., lOd to Is „ 2nd no demuntl Bacon, best Morimbula hand curod por Ib., 7d to 8d „ best, mnoliinc cured, no demand „ heavy and rough, no demand Hams, best Morimbula, hand cured, no demand „ machine cured, no demand Lard, no demand Sheoso 1st, por 11>., 7d to 8d „ 2nd and inforior, 3d to 6d Pigs, alive, per lb, Id, dull Oalves, each,8 s Od to 18s Od Hides, per lb, 3d Dalí skins, oaoh, Is to Is Cd I'allow, por ton, £30 to £ Maize, per bushel, 'is fid to &lt;ts 8d Hay, oaten, por ton, £3 10b to £4 103 „ lucerne, do., £1 10a to £5 Os Od Potatoes, do., £110s to £fí Os Fowls, per pair, 3s Od to 3s Od Duclts, do, 3s Od to 4s Od SeoBO, do, Ch Od to 5s öd . luvkeys, do, 10s Od to 25s Od Eggs, per don., Is Gd, dull January 17th, 1881. '
HONGKONG. Jan. 18. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 19 January 1884
HONGKONG. Jan. 18. Tlio ölimoso oíFicials throughout Quang lung, tlio most southerly and principio marítimo provinco of China, aro making pjgorous preparations for carrying on the war igainst Franco. Tlio Vicoroy of Canton, to-day, issued a proclamation to Chinese subjects, notifying that it is intended to appose with the greatest rosistenco the French demands, by forco of arms. At the samo timo tho proclamation states tliat tho friendship of China with foreign countries will be maintained. Jan. 14. It is roporfced liore, on wlmt appears to Qfood authority, that tho Chineso Govern ment haro dotormined to anticipate the Fronch at Bacninli, and have dispatched troops, which are now marching in con siderable forco to occupy that place.
CAIRO. Jan. 14 [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 19 January 1884
CAIlíO. Jan. 11 I TJio Egyptian Minister lor War Iclt to äay for Khartoum, to personally superin tend tlio evacuation of the Soudan by the garrison and rosidenta. Jan. IS. It is currently rumoured lioro that the Egyptian Government is almost certain to retain tho town of Ivhartoum, owing to tho great difficulty which is boing experienced in evacuating tho placo by tho Egyptian gar rison and rosidonts. Later. Tho latest intolligenco from tho Soudan is of an alarming character. It statos that tho inhabitants of tho whole of tho Whito and Blue Nile districts abovo tho junction at Khartoum aro siding with tho Falso Pro phot. Jan. Iß. Tho authorities aro using ovory endea vour to obtain scrvico against El Malidi. A Bolouol of tho Egyptian army has left for Albania, in order to enlist 1,000 men in that provinco. It is stated that Baker Pasha meditates tho transference of the base of operations against El Malidi from Sualtim to Masso wah, an Abysinnian port in tho Rod Sea. I'lio King of Ab...
CATTLE AND SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 19 January 1884
CATTLE AND SHEEP. IUttîs for conveyance oí cattle fat per truck) to Homebush are as follows :—From tfotilburn, 4s ; Marnlan,.£3 10s 8d; Mosa Vale, £2 12s; Bowral, £2 8s ; Mittagong, £2 6s ; Ficton, £1 10s. Bates for conveyance o£ Bbcep (nt per truck) to Homebusli are as follows :—From Goulburn, £3 13s Id ; Marulan, £3 5s 7d ; Moss Vale, £2 12s ; Bowral, £2 8s; Mittagong, £2 6s ; Picton, £1 10s.
BOWRAL POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 19 January 1884
BOWBAL POST OFFICE. Mails close for all stations North at 9.30 p.m., daily (Saturdays excepted.) For Kangaloon and Robertson 2 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails arrive at Bowral from Kangaloon and Robertson at noon, daily, (Sundays excepted.) Mails i.rrive from all stations South at 3.30 a.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) From nil stations North at midnight, (Sundays excepted.) From Sydney, Pariamatta, and all stations West at 1.28 p.m., daily, (Sundays excepted.) The liowral Money Order Office closes at 6 p.m. Post Oilice hours from 0 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sundays, for delivery of letters, etc., only, from 9 to 10 a.m. Telegraph Ofiico hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Mails close for all stations south at 9.S0 p.m., (Sundays excepted.) Government Savings Bank open from 9 a.m. to C p.m.
ORIGINAL POETRY. WRITTEN ON THE DEATH OF A GENTLEMAN'S WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 19 January 1884
ORIGINAL POETE Y. WRITTEN ON TIIE DEATH OF A GENTLEMAN'S WIFE. TnE brightest flamo that lights tho gloom, But llasiios o'or its dying ray : The sweetest ilowor that's known to bloom, Sheds perfumo o'er it't own decay. So glides through each successive hour, All naturo to ono common doom ; And liko tho flame and fragrant flower, Love gilds tho darkness o£ tho tomb. So are we school'd from all we see, And hear, and breathe beneath the sky, That thoso twin sparks o£ Deity— Sweet love and beauty—uover dio. And if it bo, as wo aro taught, A kindred spirit's left behind, There lives a solace in the thought To soothe tho sorrow of the mintl. And purify it for tho last, Of it's frail tenement's career ; That winging heavenwards shall cast A halo round the silent bier. Then gricvo not at thy lov'd one's fato, Nor weep beside tho letter'd stone, Sho's only gone before to wait Tho later coming o£ hor own. * * # * * How sweet is tho perfumo of rosea . When borne on the zephyrs of ove, To sport ...
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press and Mittagong, Burrawang and Kangaloon Advocate — 19 January 1884
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. Mr. Garrett rcccived tlio following let ter :— General Tost Office, Sydnoy, January 4th, 1881. Sin, —Adverting to my communication of the 26th October lust and previous correspondence, respecting n now Post and Telegraph Oilico at Kobortson, I am now directed to state that tho tender of Mr. B. Hawkins, of Burra wang, to orcot tho building referred to for tho sum of £300, has been accepted, tho work to bo complotod in four mouths, and to tho satis faction of u representativo of tho Government, I have tho honor to bo, sir, Your most obedient sorvant, S. H. Lambton, Secretary.