By the arrival of the Galatea we have received Cape papers to the 5th July, but they contain very little of interest. The great Parliamentary topic of the day ...Article : 251 words
[All matters which are purely formal and of the nature of advertisements are omitted from the reports of the District Councils. For the latter, where the Councils deem it necessary to advertise, ...Article : 3,661 words
An [?]quest was held this afternoon at Mr. P. Rowland's, before Mr. J. Harvey, J.P., and a respectable Jury of fourteen, to enquire into the circumstances attending the death of Mary Jane ...Article : 793 words
The Northam, June mail, sailed from Galle on the 23rd July, and arrived at King George's Sound on August 8, at 8 p.m. Among the passengers are Messrs. James and Hurtle ...Article : 323 words
A serious accident occurred last week at Saw pit Gully, near Nairne, to a man named Brooksby. It appears that he was engaged yoking up a steer which he had lately purchased, when, by ...Article : 349 words
The vague report which appeared in the papers a few days since, to the effect that Dr. Livingstone, the famous African explorer, was dead, appears to be more or less founded on fact. The following ...Article : 935 words
On Sunday, August 3, special services were held in the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Saddleworth, the object being the reopening of the chapel, and the celebration of the second anniversary of the ...Article : 283 words
Nothing of importance has transpired in our neighbourhood within this last week or two with the exception of the weather, which has been so severe that we are almost swamped. Yesterday ...Article : 303 words
On Monday, the 11th inst., it rained heavily almost without intermission from noon till about 10 p.m. The recent wet weather has caused the River Gilbert, together with the creeks, to rise ...Article : 211 words
On Sunday and Monday, the 10th and 11th inst., the Wesleyans of this neighbourhood celebrated the anniversary of their chapel erected in this township. On the Sabbath three sermons were ...Article : 621 words
Wool sales over—closed briskly. Sydney declined 1d. and 2d. Port Phillip, being in great quantity, also slightly declined. Colonial securities, no change. ...Article : 576 words
Since my last communication we have been visited with continuous wet weather, and in the hill districts to the west and north an immense quantity of rain has fallen, making the roads ...Article : 400 words
General Banks has been driven from Winchester back across the Potomac into Maryland. There is a panic in Washington. ...Article : 1,030 words
We have been favoured with two Hobart Town journals of the 29th and 30th July, received per Reindeer, which arrived at Wallaroo Hay on Friday, the 8th instant. Although ...Article : 584 words
Mr. Isaacs attended to give his lecture on Saturday night last. His bills having miscarried, no one knew of it, and so he has promised to deliver it on Saturday next. ...Article : 62 words
Present—The Mayor (in the chair), and Councillors Mattingly. Allen, Roberts, Moore, Birrell, Wells, and Wadham, Accounts amounting to £90 13s. 3d. were passed. ...Article : 428 words
During the last week or two we have been visited by almost continuous rain, making the roads very heavy, and in some places quite impracticable. All the creeks and the river have been unusually ...Article : 477 words
The General Assembly (or Parliament) of New Zealand was opened at Wellington on the 14th ult. His Excellency Sir George Gray delivered a lengthy address, from which we make the ...Article : 2,302 words
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