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  2. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The man who was drowned in the river yesterday was to-day identified as a stranger who had been residing at a boarding-house for some time. His name was F. Frahon. A verdict of suicide was returned at ...

    Article : 1,442 words
  3. DEATH OF SIR JOHN HAY.

    It is with regret that we have to chronicle the death of Sir John Hay, President of the Legislative Council, which took place at his residence at Rose Bay at 3 o'clock yesterday morning. ...

    Article : 3,360 words
  4. THE NORTHERN COLLIERIES.

    At a special miners' meeting held last night, Mr. J. Connelly delegate gave a report of the proccedings at the delegate board, and the motions d[?]t with at that board were considered, and the lodge's decisions ...

    Article : 696 words
  5. UNWARRANTED REVERSAL OF OUR FREETRADE POLICY.

    Sir,—This is the double-barrelled gun which is being fired in the press and on the platform by the freetrade party at the protectionists. With your permission, I desire to briefly show that both charges ...

    Article : 1,397 words
  6. TO CONVERT THE PEOPLE OF ENGLAND.

    Mr. Cheok Hong Cheong, superintendent of the Church Mission to the Chinese in Victoria, has just arrived in London. He receives a public welcome at Exoter Hall this evening, and starts soon on a tour ...

    Article : 2,092 words
  7. THE DRUNKARD'S ELIXIR.

    Is it true that one Dr. Keeley—no connection with "Keely's Motor"—can really cure hopeless drunkards by injecting into them bichloride of gold? Readers of the recent discussions on the subject will welcome ...

    Article : 2,850 words
  8. COMPULSORY FRENCH.

    The president of the Statistical Society raised in his recent address a question of consequence not merely to statisticians and men of science, but, in these days of international conferences and congresses, of ...

    Article : 1,400 words
  9. TRADES MOVEMENTS.

    The half-yearly meeting of the Confectioners' Union was held in the Trades Hall last evening. The balance-sheet, which showed a credit balance of £58 2s 5d, was adopted. A notice of motion was tabled ...

    Article : 176 words
  10. THE BOTANICAL GARDENS.

    Sir,—Though the Sydney Botanic Gardens are on the whole well patronised by the general public the hothouses seem to be somewhat neglected by visitors. I therefore venture to crave space in your columns ...

    Article : 336 words
  11. THE MEDICAL BILL.

    Sir,—Mr. William Miles, in his letter to you in this morning's issue states that "no one is preve[?]ted by any of its provisions from doing so (i.e., practising). All will be just as much at liberty to do so when it ...

    Article : 624 words
  12. MILLERS GRIEVANCES.

    Sir,—Although objecting to a protectionist tariff. I would consider [?]eaping burdons upon the agricilturist without giving him proportionate assistance inimical to New South Wales. Agriculture should be ...

    Article : 547 words
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