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    OURSELVES.—The little republic of Currawaranna is situated about 20 miles to the N.W. of Wagga, and a large number of bomosteads are rising in each direction. A few of the residents have been settled ...

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    LAUNCH.-Saturday last was a red-letter day here. Mr.Roderick, shipbuilder, launched a fine new veasel, built to the order of C. T. Messell and E. Davis, of Sydney. As the word was given to let go, Miss ...

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    RAILWAY.—Surveyors have arrived to run a trial line from this town to a junction with the Moree" line. Our people are in high feather over the prospeot of a railway to our district. We have had only a ...

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    MINERS' MEETING.—The quarterly meeting of miner's delegates was held Thursday. The quarterly balance-sheet and the balance-sheet of the Lambton miners' strike were adopted. Various letters were ...

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    CRICKET.—A match between "Wollongong and Goulburn was playod at Eastgrove, Goulburn, last week, and concluded on Friday. The local team won by 42 runs. ...

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    BUSH FIRES.—Heavy bush fires have been making sad havoc in this district for some time past. Last week a fire on Corree station burned some 2000 acres of grass. The large runs of Barooga and Tuppal ...

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    DECEASE.—It is with, great sorrow that we have to chronicle the death of one of our oldest and most esteemed townsmen, Mr. Robert Lessells, who expired at his residence on Wednesday, morning last, ...

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    NARROW ESCAPE.—One day last week Mr. John Cunningham, storekeeper at Marulan, met with an untoward accident, and had a narrow escapo from serious injury. It seems he was driving along the ...

    Article : 156 words
  10. KIAMA.

    MUNICIPAL—At a meeting of the Gerringong municipal council last week the mayor, John James, handed to the council clerk his resignation of office, in which he explained that this step had become ...

    Article : 316 words
  11. HAY.

    A GOOD START for the new year, so far as rain is concerned, in this district. There is plenty dry grass on the stations and selections, and plenty of seed in it, so that with a further fall of rain there ...

    Article : 383 words
  12. MERRIWA.

    HOLIDAYS were celebrated in this district in a variety of sports, including horse racing, cricketing, and several local gatherings of a kindred nature, and to judge from appearances the past Christmas ...

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  13. MOAMA.

    FIRES AND HEAVY RAINS, the burdon of our chronicles. The inflammable state of the country generally has induced owners of properties to keep a vigilant lookout. So far around Moama wo have not ...

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    SINCE THE NEW TEAR, Inverell has returned to its normal steady-going pace. Certainly there were no wild excitements; but; as a whole, the people enjoyed the festive season in a pleasant and rational ...

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  15. MORPETH.

    NEWYEAR'S EVE FROLICK.—A Mr. Roberts, of Narrowgut, had rather an inconvoniout trick played on him on New Year's Eve. He had intended to go for a drive on New Year's Day. but to his surprise he ...

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    HASTINGS RIVER J.C. RACES.—This year's meeting of the H.R.J. Club was not so successful, from a racing point of view, as many of ita predecessors. There were fair fields for some of the events, but the ...

    Article : 527 words

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