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Intelligence. The sovereignty of man lieth hid in knowledge. Wednesday, October 15, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

The sovereignly of man lielh hid in knowledge* Wednesday, October 15, {884. It is no loss deplorable thau amusing to ob ,servo the ignorance that still prevails-- in ' England and America with regard to the .geography of Australia and our social life ) > amd institutions. It is-scarcely a: genera tion'ago'since an English gentleman camel to Australia and married ir native of Vio- ] ,torift—a fair damsel, a descendant ot Engr lisli blood.' His first letter home ■ to his friends acquainting tliem of this most lmppy -eveut-of liis life threw them all into a state of frenzied excitoment and disgust, simply' "because they, thought lie had, iuarriod, an aboriginal black gin. It is not difficult to imagine the horrible sensation that; must li'ave swept through the minds of his rola tioiis oii x-ecoipfc of intelligence'that, in their opinion, made- tliem believe themselves to be next-1 of kin tothe daughter^ perhaps,, of .King-Billy, of Gundaroo, cannibal. Nor loss ••difficult is it'to u...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Chrismas and New Year Cards, [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

Christinas and New Year Cards; Wb liavo to acknowledge the receipt from Messrs.' Gribbs,. Shalltircl, and Co., of Sydney, of 11 number of specimens of Christmas and New Yenj.1 Cards for the approaching 188<l-5 season, which they are issuing. Tlje'basis of the dosigns being indigenous iiom and fauna a spocial value will (lombtloss be placed on the cards; wliich arc works of art of a very high: order, and quite !equnl to the'i average English and Continental productions.

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Auctioneers Licenses. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

Auctioneers Licenses; Persons and 'others 'desirous of applying for aiictioneerB- licenses, tire reminded that' notice of their intention must bo given to the clerks of potty sessions on or before'dtlr Novombor.

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A Large Diamond. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

A Large Diamond; A diamond of no less than 457, carats 1ms been shipped from South Africa,ancl sold by a city firm to a syndicate of diamond mer chants. The colour equals,' ifnot oxcels tliiit of the finest India-diamonds, ami in the opinion of competent jndges'.it will cut to a perfect and lustrous brilliant. In drop shape it will weigh as nearly, as can bo estimated about 220 carats, or in lozenge shape, brio lette.about SOOcarats. The brilliant stone will therefore excoed in weight all the historical diamonds. The Koh-i-noor weighs 10G'carats the Regent of Francs 18G' carats, and the Orloff, which was cut for weight, 1&5 carats. In size, color,-purity, arid" quality,, it is ex pected to prove to bo the most marvellous stone ever known.

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

. Cricket. Oit Saturday afternoon last the first matcli !(ono innings)' of tho season: in .which' tlio Bowrnl Gricket Glub lias engaged', was j played on Mrs. OxTey's ground botwoen the I married and single representatives of the !i above club, There wore two or three dozen |,spectators-present. The weather was.mllicr too'chilly and bleak for cricket, which iu ter/oiTed a little with tho progross oftho giuno. Tho married mon woro deficient two players, which vacancies wore iillod by Messrs; AvAitken* and J. Smith, wlio also played with tho single mon. The fielding on either aide was not particularly brilliant. The benedicts went to the wickets- first and succeeded in scoring a total of SOruiiH, of which number Lewry,-not out, contributed 2{), and J. Taylor, bowled Prior, 10, none of tho others reaching doublo figures. The' singlo mon were all put out for 89' runs, A. EllBUiore being tho highest. scorer with 9 to his credit. The married mon won there fore by <11 runs. Foll...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Oddities of Great Men. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

OildilicH of Grout Men. Tub greatest men avo oftop nftcotcd •• by tllio most, trivial circumstances. An old gontlcnmii full foiiiro against the cramp wlicn lie pluuad his shoos, on u'oing to bud, si) that tlio right shou was on t)io loft ot' tlio left Khun, and the toe of lliu right next to. llio hool of the loft. If lie did not briny tlio rijjhl. shoe round tlio other side in tluit way he was liable to ormnp. J)r. .lolmson iiRod always, in coining up IJoltcourt, to put 0110 Toot on each stone ut the pavement; if lie failed, liu felt certain that the day would bo unlucky. MulTon, tlio .celebrated naturalist, never wrote but in lull dross. Dr. Jinl.li, of Oxford, studied in full canonicals. An eniiuent living writer can never compose without Ills slippers on. A celobrnted preacher of last century could ncvormalto ft sermon .with his (jarters on. A great German scholar writes with his braces oil'. JieiscK, the German critic, wrote his Commentaries oil Sophoclcs with a pot of porter li...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Birth. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

ISirtli. We have received the following from a friend at one. time connected witli the city press :->+'■ - Birth.—On the. 8th. instaut,: at the residence •of its progenitors, Messrs. W. and D;' L. Beer, Bong Bong-street, Bowrnl, the JJowral Free Press of an intelligent'child, previously christened Intelligence, plump, healthy, and w&rdovolopcd. Full grown at'its birth though not matured ; falter < than its proprietors can hope for it always to remain ; talkative, entertaining, and with a clear and pleasing delivery ; this new and cheap addition to our literary productions should find for'itself many patrons in the district that' claims it asjtsown..

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Complimentary. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

ComitJiuieiitary. ytm-.Oampbelltown -Herald, referring to the re cent-police change.-), fitiys :—-Just as we were beginning to like him Constable Davis left for Moss Vale. He was .stationed in (Jamp belltown about eighteen months, we.think, and'was nn officer worthy 0/ respoct.> He was a v general i'avoti rite, and h av i ng. yon fell 011 his side, and an appearance much in his favour, togcthei\wifeh being a straight-for ward'honorable, man, with 110 potty tricks, or meanness, lie. was regarded with respect by persons in all stations of. life. lie-never shrunk from performing his duty, but did it liko a man, Although lie was sufficient of a gentleman to do it v.'cll. Of course we know there are persons who think it impos-. sihle for a policeman to bo a gentleman, but such people as a rule never saw a school or had a square meal until they learnt a little • roguery. Mr. Davis is a good fellow whereyer he goes.

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BOWRAL "INTELLIGENCE." OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

.UOWKAIi " INTELLIGENCE."'' ' Opinion's of tub Tuefs. Intelligence.—The proprietors of tlio Bow ral Free Press (Messis. W. and 1). Boor,) liavo commenced tlie puplicat.ion of another paper under the titlo of InteHUgencs. The first number appeared yesterday. .It is not.; intended as a sccond edition of the Free Fress, but will alternate with it, aud being issued at a cheap rate, it is hoped it will reach: every home in Lho district. It is a neat little paper, and tho; contents are well selected and arranged.:— Goulbiir.n Herald. Wo have received the first number of a neatly-printed and interesting littlo journal, entitled Intelligcnec,\ivm&\ from the oflice of tho .Boicral Free Press, by tho Messrs. Beer, proprietors. The now paper isto bo issued! weekly.—Murrumburrah Signal. Wohavobeen favoured with ,a copy of Intelligence, a new paper started by Messrs. Beer, of Bowrnl. Kvery man knows his own business, but wo fancy if they put tho extra? matter in Saturday's Free Press it ...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Victorian Coal Company. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

Tlic Victorian il'o;:! Company. This company, locally known as t.Im new Mount Kemlila Goul Company, in ^'uUin^ in order to practio,ally start operations. Mr. Thomas Bertram, thp efficient mining engineer who is to lav out nil the works, except perhaps the jetty, has arrived, and taken ,np his quarters in Keira cottaqo,.at tlie-Crosa Roads. The mine is to bo open ed, and the line of railway constructed on the most modern principles adoptoil in England, hum which country Mr. Bertram has come to this colony within tlio last two I years. Tho month of the colliery will bo | ou what .is known as Mr. Naples' farm, on | .the cast slope of. Mount Kombln, directly | facing the .main road and ocean. From the l mouth, tho main tunnel will go-through, I under Mount Kembla, to ■ tho extent.of tho company's property to tho west sido(qf.tbat cono. Judging by ,^vhat wo lumr about tho i company's works, they will cost betwocn .l"20,000 and .[!80,000, this of courso being exclusive of the vftluo of th...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Cunard Steamer Umbria. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

Tlic Cnuqrd ;Stc#Micrl/in»riij. : A regent telegram reports that the Cun ard Company's new 'steamer Umbjria had nmde»2'i utiles-, in: the hour on a trial trip. Tho.S. M. Herald says, ho far alio has ful filled the hopes and predictions of her build ers and owners. She has boon described ns a marvel of naval acrbitecture and engi neering si:i!l. With tbo exception of the Great Eastern she is tho largest vessel afloat, llorlength is 527ft. (170 feet short of that of the Great Eastorn), her breadth (57ft., and her depth 40ft. Mor gross ton nage is 8000ft., and her engines were con structed to develop the enormous force of ■the equivalent to 12,500 ho.rsos. Sho was iuteuded to boat everything in point' of: speed, and on her triai trip on Satunlav she did 2<1 miles in tho hour. i The Urnbria is built entirely of steol, and on very lino linos She lias five decks, tho promenade deck ex tending for 800ft. iimidship tho entire breadth: of tbo vessel. The Austral was regarded as a:...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 15 October 1884

C, SHAW, Gisjkhuaij Onociui, DitAi'Kii, Iuonmonokh, Ac., ' Bong Bong-street, ' BOWftAL. BOOT & SHOE EMPORIUM, MaIN-BTIIUET, MlTTAaONCI. f,-- W. HUDSl'ISTH.'iPKOPKIBTOB. A IjTj descriptions.of Boots ,and Shoos always on jCJL hand at Sydney prices. .Repairs .neatly mid promptly oxecuted; now elastic put in .old boots' Qipial to the oiyjinal. 4 TO ADVERTISERS. GONSTC'I'UI'jNTS forwarding advertisements to thin office will kindlynotify whether they .are to appeal' in the Fieo Prosii or Intelligence, or in both journals. Advertisements intended for insertion in tho 3'Veu Press should reach lis not later than noon on Fridays ; and those intended for insertion in Intolli gonce not later than 12 noon on Tuesdays. W. it J). L. B ISIS ft, Proprietors. Preo Press i!fe Tntelligonco ollice, Bowral. A. BITTEE, Painteu, CIhainjsii, DE00iiA'r).:n,;&0., ,iS:c.,: Argyle-strect, MOSS yALTS, and Bong Bong-strect, BOWliAL. Paporliangings, Oils,: Varnishes, Bolors, A:o., .ifcc. ,i , , Alw...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
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The Bowral free Press. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884

dD{}e go font I Jfrce j|rfss. ■Do as adversaries do in law, ■ Strive mightily, luteal and drink as friends SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1884. • At the eleventh hour the publio of Bowral, ' through their representatives in tho Vigi lance Committee, are moving in tho matter . of the proposed railway to Robertson ; ancl a public meeting has been convened for Sat? urday afternoon nex,t to be hold in the school of arts, for the purpose of discussing , tho railway policy of the government—or rath or that portion of it just referred to—and we presume nlso for the. purpose of passing^ 01 en deavoiiring to pass, a rosolutioy supporting ,. the government ia their proposal to 0011 ■; struct ithe/said line of railway from Bowral • to Robertson. B,ut in this matter the vigilant ■ secretary of the Moss Yalo Progress Gom ; .mittee has pre'ceeded them by having, sinco the government tvnuoi\uccd their policy, been instrumental/in getting a deputation from Moss Vale to interview the minister for works to ur...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884

THE BOWRAL FREE PRESS ia piblishod every SATUBDAY MOllNI^G. SanHoiu^TioNi!:— Sixteen Shillings (10h) ii year; or -1b par quarter p thraa months, payable in ndvunco. .'If booked, .CI per year, op (ia per quarter. Qunrlors end March 81, tfuno 80,. Sopte)nbor 80, Dcccmboi ai',' nt which ■periods ptily cf(n .subscribers dpclino, liy. Riving n :ivwih's notica Jn ;writing ..'direct to the oflloe; and paying to Iho end of the then running qnartor. AnvEiiTiBLNo:— Adyortisetncpts are charged for qt tlio following ratp each' insertionSixppnoc per lino up to five }incs; o;Vo 'ihfitit"!ls ; every'additional'mcli, 1b Gd, with a jpc|\ie{io'n of, oue-.fpnrth for'"thirteen oonRoen tivp insertions," dud'"i)f ono-third' for' ■ (wenty-six iiirit'lionq. "'Announcements of 'Iiirflia,'Marriages,, ind '.peatjis, 2s Od onoU." ' ' No advertisomont booked under Is. Od. Advertisements sent to tlio olticc without notifying iho number of insertions will bo continued at'advor tiscra'. oort\intil'an older itu'ccc...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
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RAILWAY TIME TABLE. PASSENGER TRAINS TO GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884

BAIL WAY- TIME TABLE. PASSENGER TRAINS TO GOULBUBN. , p.m. ,n. ( Arr. MiHogong | Dup; - 1.05 Bowral i, J "'5 > ;p.«I. f Arr. 4 Mittngong | Dep. , 0.10. rJjiOWSal, 11 ' Mail and Pahbbngur. ' • ' < ' p.m.; "f Arr. 12.10, Mittogong \ < Do ■ i2.g0i, Bowral - ' 1.2.38, Satuiidav 'Additional. , a.m. ..... f Arr. ' 12. Mittagong^ ] 1 j3ep. 12.10, Bowral M $.18_

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884

LITERACY, TX^ITH ft viowc of promoting nnil' encouraging, " Vt literature in, the district, and from a (losiro to. improve our journals by the pnblication of origi nal, articles, \vc havo decided to offer a, prize, of one -guinea/for thp best original story'for. publication in our now: paper;' ".Intelligence." Competitors, %U1 please observe the following rules.' ' ' ' • 1. Ti^.spone thg stoiy must be.laid. ia Auptra l.ia. fy Thp tale must npt exceed in. length t.welve.ordi npjy. nqpspaper columns, and must be written only oa one. side of the paper. 3. All contributions to. become tlio property of the proprietors. The proprietors reserve the right to publish the second best story on payment to, tko writer ot half a guinea. G. Competitors must forward their contributions to the undersigned not later than October 25. The. first instalment oE the prize story to appear in " In tolligenco " of 5th November. 6. No.competitors to be entitled to the'prize of fered should the proprietors, de...

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884

Public Opinion.—On almost everything oreatod by nature or manufactured by the skill of man there is a adversity of opinion. Sometimes the contrasts are bo manifest and striking' as to lead one to the conclusion that the mind of one of the two ob eorvers must be a little out of order. On the works of great poets, architects, historians, novelists, and octoro these contrasts of opinion are most frequent; but no two opinions have as yet been expressed on the excellence of workmanship and beauty of finish Mr. A. Hitter, painter, grainer, and decorator of Moss Vule, always introduces intu. the work entrusted to his management..—Advi.

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Important Land Sale. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884

Important Land Sale. A land sale, worthy of the special atten tion of capitalists and investors, will b6 held at Bowral by Mr. J. Q. Morris this day (Saturday) at three o'clock. The land to be offered comprises six choice farms, con taining in all 640. acres, being Mr. W. Comer's portion of the Comerton Parle es tate, four miles from Bowral. The land is described as being very rich, and as the terms are easy, there should'be no difficulty in finding purchasers.

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884

■ - TO COltRJCSPONBENTS „ *# • .Anxious.—The Ella Cnrrington Gomimny performed fn the sobool of Arts, Bownl, oij U(C evening of September 23, 18S3,

Publication Title: Bowral Free Press, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bowral Free Press — 18 October 1884

RRIZE COMPETITION. OA»h prize of i"k. for the BEST i v > ESSAY for publication in the Kowral I'Yeo PiE3s (not to exceed 0110 column in length) 011 " The best \v»v lo celebrate the openinu of the Uowral '• School of Arts." ^ i Coaijieiitions lmist reach onr ofllce not later than . MO.NTDAlV»r<iNovember. , A~\ e also offer a cash prize of 2s. G;l. for the beat acrostic oil'" Intelligence," for publication in Intelli- ] genoe of 29th instant. Coniiictitiijns lo roaoh us . Hot If.'ter iliiin MONDAY, U7tn instant. The. name of tho successful competitor will bo withhold-or published us requested. - " ' W'. & D. L. B13KR, Proprietors.

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