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BRISBANE, Thursday.

Tho ouBtoms duties for tho port of Brisbano for the month of March amounted to over £70,000, being an increase of £11,717 over March, 1807

At tho pobco court to day Matthew Leon, a small shopkeeper, -was charged with exhibiting indecent arboles, photos, and oireulating prints, without their bearing tho name and address of the pnntor Ho was fined £50

The complote mining returns for 1807 are available Thoy Bbow a total yield of 807,928oz , on moreaso of 167,500o¿ over the 1806 returns Tho total value of tho year's output was £2,553,000

All tho wharfs at Rockhampton aro now clear The Fitzroy River has fallen to ita normal condi- tion This is the third time this year that the n barfs have boon submerged

At Herberton a great boom is prevailing in mining ciroles A largo number of leases were applied for during the past week close to the town on woll-lcnown mining areas

At * meeting of the Rabbit Board at Thargo- mindah yesterday, it was dooided to attach netting to the fonce already erected 48 miles from town The opinion was expressed among the numbers

that chicken cholera was useless as a means of the destruction of rabbit«, and that foncmg and poisoning with phosphonscd grain wero the only certain methods Rabbits ara increasing rapidly owing to the favourable season

It is expected that Thargomindah and Cunna- mulla will soon be lighted by electric light gene- rated by the water bores

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