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  2. Government Gazette.

    PUBLIC HOLIDAY.—Wednesday, October 29, in Cooma. GOLDFIELDS ESTABLISHED.—Goldfielde have been esthblished in the county of Selwyn, parishes of ...

    Article : 401 words

    Mr. W. J. FERGUSSON asked the Secretary of Public Works—1. What quantity of goods has been received at the Armidale railway station from all stations from the 1st to 30th September, exclusive of ...

    Article : 934 words

    Sir,—What are the Manly people doing that they do not secure—now, while they may—a watershed and reservoir for their water supply ? Soon the deep guilies, stretching away towards the head of the Curl ...

    Article : 324 words
  5. Miscellanea.

    A cattle plague is raging in Alexandretta, Syria. Portugal has sent troops to quell a negro rising in Quillimene. Russia has expelled 70 unemployed foreigners from ...

    Article : 3,625 words
  6. Water Conservation.

    The Royal Commission on the conservation of water met on Thursday, 9th instant; the president (Mr. W. Lyno, M.L.A.) being in the chair. The following members were also present:—Mr. R. Barton, ...

    Article : 856 words
  7. Alleged Brutal Assault.

    A resident of Forbes wrote to us as follows on October 8:—The plucky capture made by Senior-constable Purcell, on September 27, of John Dark, who brutally assaulted a respectable resident named ...

    Article : 217 words
  8. Ladies' Evangelistle Association.

    The annual meeting of the Ladies' United Evangelistic Association was held on Wednesday at the Temperance Hall. There was a large attendance of ladies of all denominations, and the hall itself was ...

    Article : 411 words
  9. Sydney Liedertafel

    The fourth concert of the season took place on Thursday evening, at the Exhibition Building, in the presence of an immense audience. Every seat in the building was occupied, and there could not have ...

    Article : 1,208 words
  10. Daring Robbery.

    A most daring robbery was committed on Friday morning in a house in [?] street, by a young girl apparently about 15 or 16 years of age. She was engaged that morning as a domestic servant, but ...

    Article : 130 words
  11. Departure of Delegates.

    Mr. Benjamin Douglas, the Victorian representative of the eight-hour demonstration, left for Melbourne on Friday by the steamer Buninyong. He was escorted to the steamer by a number of our ...

    Article : 145 words
  12. Anglican Synod.

    On Friday afternoon the house of representatives met in the Church Society's house, Phillip-street. Archdeacon Child occupied the chair. A statement of receipts and disbursements from 1879 to 1884 on ...

    Article : 872 words
  13. Park for Petersham.

    General regret was expressed by the ratepayers of Petersham, Who attended a meeting on Friday night at Smith's Hotel, Petersham (Alderman Mosely in the chair), at the serious illness of the Hon. Alexander ...

    Article : 166 words
  14. School of Arts, St. Leonards.

    The St. Leonards School of Arts is a very popular place of evening resort. It comprises a public hall, a library, and a comfortable reading room, well stored with current literature. The library contains nearly ...

    Article : 235 words
  15. Presentation at Pyrmont.

    The friends of Mr. S. B. Baly met is the Caledonian Hotel, Pyrmont, on Friday evening, for the purpose of making a presentation to that gentleman on his leaving the district. Mr. George Davidson, manager ...

    Article : 217 words
  16. N. S. Wales Corps of Engineers.

    During the past month several interesting events have taken place in connection with the New South Wales Corps of Engineers. The usual quarterly lecture to a good muster of non-commissioned officers ...

    Article : 473 words
  17. A Series of Assaults.

    Archibald M'Beath charged Daniel Gates on Friday, in the Balmain Police Court, before Mr. Leopold Yates, D.S.M., with having assaulted him. The defendant was engaged in whitewashing the end of the ...

    Article : 417 words



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