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  2. LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

    There have been some painful events recently to remind the public that the hospital system of management is far from perfect. The hospitals themselves have felt the pinch ...

    Article : 416 words
  3. ON THE LAND.

    For several seasons in the Dapto district boys have been very successful in corngrowing competitions. Evidently the example set by the farmers' sons at this centre has ...

    Article : 281 words
  4. Family Notices

    {No abstract available}

    Family Notices : 1,714 words
  5. RURAL INTERESTS.

    CULCA[?]RN.—The Royal Commission appointed to inquire into rural conditions, consisting of Messrs. E. Durack, M.L.A. (chairman), T. Brown, M.L.A., and J. Lynch, M.P., ...

    Article : 388 words
  6. FOREST FIRES.

    Certain proposals were agreed upon at the Interstate Forestry Conference held in Adelaide in May last, as a basis for controlling bush fires. Consequently the following proposals ...

    Article : 204 words
  7. THE LAMBING.

    BOURKE.—The district stock inspector, Mr. D. W. F. Hatten, reports:—Lamb-marking is practically finished in this district, and the result will be that about 30 per cent. will ...

    Article : 232 words
  8. WAYSIDE PLATFORMS.

    A report by the engineer of the Tamarang Shire draws attention to the need of a proper system of planning towns rightly at the very commencement. He pointed out that if the ...

    Article : 213 words
  9. MONEY IN BEANS.

    According to the "Bangalow Herald," beangrowers in that district are obtaining high returns from their crops. It says:—"A man who was shipping a truck at Bangalow told us ...

    Article : 124 words
  10. AN UNFORTUNATE COINCIDENCE.

    At present it appears most, pro[?] [?] the State elections will be held about the third week in January next. The shire and municipal councils must, under the Act, hold ...

    Article : 206 words
  11. CO-OPERATIVE SALEYARDS.

    BOMBALA.—At a public meeting, at which the Mayor (Alderman Smith) presided, a resolution was carried that co-operative saleyards should be built. A sub-committee was ...

    Article : 41 words
  12. GRENFELL SHOW.

    GRENFELL.—The show was opened on Wednesday. Heavy rain on Sunday and Monday was responsible for the non-arrival of many exhibits. The entries, especially in ...

    Article : 620 words
  13. THE RICHMOND TWEED.

    Few evidences remain of the Severe drought last season in the Richmond-Tweed district. What evidences there are do not proclaim themselves to the casual visitor, who [?]nds ...

    Article : 1,009 words
  14. HOPE DEFERRED.

    At last meeting the Mayor of Cudgegong voiced the discontent of all councils over the tantalising policy of the Government. The question under discussion was the inability ...

    Article : 179 words
  15. A HEAVY AWARD.

    Last month a new award was gazetted for shires, and one clause of it is found to press heavily on the councils. It directs that any employee who provides a horse and trap for ...

    Article : 222 words
  16. DISTRICT ITEMS.

    BLACKTOWN.—Some fruit trees, peaches, plums, and apricots show heavy crops of healthy blossom. Pears, apples, and quince trees give promise also of abundant fruit ...

    Article : 143 words
  17. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 7,034 words
  18. GOVERNING BY RESOLUTION.

    At last meeting of the Wollongong Council it, was suggested that a rule be laid down that no subdivision would be accepted unless the vendor proposed to metal the streets. ...

    Article : 175 words
  19. EIGHT HOURS' BILL.

    A letter has been received by the Sydney Chamber of Commerce from the Goulburn Chamber, urging that the operations of the Eight Hour Bill shall be suspended until the ...

    Article : 153 words
  20. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS.

    Cobar.—Under the Mining Act a miner's right is not in foree until the date of issue. So that if a person was in occupation of block of land before issue of the right. [?]uc[?] period of occupation could not ...

    Article : 66 words
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