NOTES OF THE WEEK.
THIS Amalgamated Tailors' Trade Society have colc
brutcd their aiuiiver.aiydttybyapicnicto-Chow_.fr j Bay. " I
The Bowenfels -íonworks have produced -100 tons I of pig-ùon during the last two months, and the | direuUus uro soüsried that iron of the best quality can now bo manufactured in large quantities.
- A man, named Frederick Mayye.has been killed by «. fall from the roast ol' the ship Aviemoie, 'lying iii
On-the lith instant, a young man, named "William Taylor, was drovyned iu tile harbour by the upsetting of a boat ; his tivo companions were ?with difficulty
A little girl has died, near Goulburn, from the effects of sunstroke received while bathing.
Tile sanitary condition of Yass is again said to be deplorable from accumulating tilth, and great sick- ness is reported to prevail in the town and district.
The bteanihhips Hibernia and Edinburgh commenced laying the New Jjealaud hubmarine cable on the 5th February. .>
A ¡shepherd nauied M'l'loskey, residing near Cowra," hits died from injuries inflicted by a bull.
The furmers of the Armidale district have decided
that, s>i.- shillings per bushel shall be tho price of wheat
The heat at Braidwood on Monday was intense, and there were several eases of dungerous sunstroke.
A young girl lias been resuscitated from apparent drowning at Foxlow, near Queanbeyan.
Seven miles of vails have been laid on the Deniliquin and Moama railway.
Mr. Alexander Stuart, member for East; Sydney, has been ¡sppointed Ooloniid Treasurer, in the room of the
lion. William. Forster.
'.nie Rev. H. A. Langley has been presentecVwith a testimonial by the parishioners of St. Mary's,
Mx. Augustus Monis left for Philadelphia by the California mail, fis executive commissioner for Kew South Wale« at tVve Exhibition.
On" the 7tii insliint, the Rev. G. Martin delivered a lecture in the Newtown Wesleyan Church, on "The Sieso and Fall of Jerusalem."
The debts of tho Corporation of Adelaide stand at £_7,000.
For hundreds oJf miles in the Barwon River district grass and water arc scarce, through the excessive drought.
The annual tea meeting in connection with the Mariners' Church has been held. Mr. Mill read the annual report.
The annual meeting of the subscribers to the Sydney Infirmary and Dispensary took place on the 8th Liibtant, when Mr. Russell read a rcpoit.
Lewis Asscnl.eiui and James I'lowright have been committed for trial for killing James Murphy during a fight.
A little girl was knocked down by the train on the
Northern Railway, and is not expected to five. i
The sixth anniversary of the Waterloo Congrega- j
tional Church was celebrated on the lilli instant.
The linn. William Forster has been appointed Agent-General for Kow South Wul.s.
A mau, at prissent unknown, has been drowned in Woolloomooloo Bay.
The steamship Zealandia, the second vessel built for the Pacific Mail Company, arrived in Port Jackson on the Oth instant, from Loudon, via Melbourne.
The South Australian Government are increasing the turvey staff, so as to get 150,000 actes surveyed every month.
Mr. Iloltermaun's large photographic views of Sydney, taken from the tower of his residence at the North Shore, have been exhibited at the Exchange, prior to being shipped to Philadelphia for
Valedictory meetings were held on behalf of the Rev. John Graham and the Rev. Dr. M'Gibbon.
An address and presentation were made to the Dean of Sydney prior to his leaving the colony for Eurone.
At thehalf-yearly meeting of the Civil Service Co- operative Society, held on the 11th instant, a dividend at the rate of IO per cent, and a bonus were declared.
William Simmons has been committed at Gulgong for murdering Joseph Todd, under extenuating cir-
During a thunderstorm near Gundagai, an electric fire-ball was seen to issue from the clouds, strike the earth, and explode with a loud noise, singeing con- stable Macalister', hair and whiskers, and leaving a blue mark on his side.
The Royal a.sent has been given to the Act passed by the Parliament of New South Wales, entitled, "An Act to declare -valid Marriage with a Deceased Wife'b Sister."
The issue of books during last year at the Camden School of Arts amounted to 900 ; and the number who visited the institution, 6000.
Tho foundation-stone of a School of Arts was laid in Bombala on the 10th instant.
During a heavy thunder&torm. at Young six tele- graph posts were struck by lightning.
The Hibernian Society are making preparations for celebrating St. Patrick's Day (on the 17th. iriBtanl).
Mrs. Marsden, while about to undergo a surgical opfration, died* under the iniluence of chloroform ; but the City Coroner did not think it necessary to hold an inquest.
The Agricultural Show at Bombala has proved a great success.
A terrille storm has occurred at Ila}', three inches of rain falling in two hours.
The last of tfre exhibits for the Philadelphia Exhi- bition ivere sent.by the steamship Granada, on the
Two sons of Mr. C. Bowden, of Bolwarra, were drowned in the liver at "West Maitland, on the Uth
in ¡s tant.
The vintage in the Albuiy district ia said to be the
most abundant on record.
A man has been fined 5s., at Mandurama, for load- i ing his cart with empty bottles on Sunday.
* Mr. James Watson .has resigned his seat in the Legislative Assembly as a member for the Lachlan.