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  2. LATEST INTELLIGENCE.

    A special meeting of the Municipal Council was held to-day, to impose a special rate for lighting all the principal streets with gas. The Lansdown, a vessel from Manning River, with ...

    Article : 67 words
  3. THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION.

    All day yesterday the weather looked very unpromising for the opening of the Exhibition, and it was thought that the public procession would have to be abandoned in consequence. In the afternoon a Gazette Extraordinary was ...

    Article : 1,518 words
  4. THE PRIZE POEM.

    The prize of one hundred guineas, offered by the Proprietors of this journal, for the best Poem on the International Exhibition, has been awarded to Mr. Henry Kendall, of Camden Haven, New South Wales. ...

    Article : 409 words
  5. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    WITH our present issue we publish a special supplement, to celebrate the official opening of the International Exhibition. This supplement, extending over thirty columns, gives, in a concise form, the history of ...

    Article : 2,696 words
  6. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The second reading of the bill to reform the Council was carried in the Assembly by 30 to 8, thus giving the necessary and an absolute majority. Fair has been committed for trial for the abduction ...

    Article : 193 words
  7. CAMDEN.

    Great dissatisfaction is expressed here at the alteration in the mail time table. Our mails arrive at Campbelltown by the 8 o'clock train, but are detained there till half-past 1, and consequently we do not ...

    Article : 54 words
  8. NEWCASTLE.

    Captain Boon, of the barque Mary Blair, which arrived this morning, reports falling in with the schooner Laurel, of Picton, bound from Picton to Lyttelton, with a cargo of timber. She was in a ...

    Article : 68 words
  9. WEST KEMPSEY.

    Four overdue mails from Sydney arrived to-day. A man named Cliff is committed for trial, for a murderous assault upon a respectable inhabitant, Mr. James Smith, yesterday. The arrest by sergeant ...

    Article : 47 words
  10. NEW ZEALAND.

    The elections are now over, and both sides still claim a majority, but the seven or eight doubtful members will probably decide the question. A large majority are in favour of liberal measures, and the question at ...

    Article : 85 words
  11. WEST MAITLAND.

    The various banks will observe a holiday here to-morrow, but the inclement weather will prevent a great many from being present at the opening of the International Exhibition. ...

    Article : 68 words
  12. THE SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION.

    Now, while Orion, flaming south, doth set A shining foot on hills of wind and wet— Far haughty hills beyond the fountains cold And dells of glimmering greenness manifold— ...

    Article : 2,557 words
  13. The BISHOP of MELBOURNE'S ADDRESS.

    At the Church Assembly, this afternoon, the Bishop of Melbourne delivered a long and interesting address. He said that this was a time of great trouble and perplexity, not only to the colony of Victoria, but to the ...

    Article : 774 words
  14. WALGETT.

    A large and influential meeting was held in the Court-house here last night, to petition his Excellency and the Executive Council, to reinstate Mr. F. B. Hales, the late Police Magistrate, who was dismissed ...

    Article : 64 words
  15. BATHURST.

    Several mounted troopers proceeded to Sydney yesterday, under sub-inspector Garvin, for duty during the Exhibition. The Volunteers who were to have taken part in the procession have received orders ...

    Article : 42 words
  16. GOULBURN.

    During the last few days two men have mysteriously disappeared, and their horses have been found drowned. On Friday, a man, named Brown, came into town to see about a funeral, and left town in ...

    Article : 134 words
  17. QUEENSLAND.

    Plans, specifications, and books of reference for various extensions of the trunk lines, as proposed by the Government, received the assent of the Assembly this afternoon. ...

    Article : 105 words
  18. VICTORIA.

    In the Assembly this evening a call of the House was ordered for the 25th. In reply to a question it was stated that a pension had been granted to the widows of the police murdered by the Kellys at ...

    Article : 639 words
  19. THE COAL VEND SCHEME.

    The ballot of the district on the question of allowing the Lambton men to return to work, upon condition that they hand over all their earnings beyond eight days per fortnight to the Union, has ...

    Article : 125 words
  20. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—I see in your Monday's issue that the Commissioners, who have the arrangement of the opening ceremonies to-morrow, have paid their respects to the religious communions outside the Churches of Rome and England, ...

    Article : 331 words
  21. EDUCATION OF CHILDREN.

    Sir,—It may interest others, as well as the writer of the letter on the above subject in your issue of this morning, to know that in the Educational Department (British court) at the Garden Palace, there is a large exhibit of diagrams, ...

    Article : 162 words
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