SIR,—Perhaps it will be asked what right I have to interfere in a purely local West Maitland matter, I not being a resident? In answer, would say the Municipal Council of West Maitland being a public body, every ...Article : 496 words
THE SEASON.—The very dry weather with which we have been visited lately has been most disastrous to the prospects of the farmers in these districts. The wheat crops about Dubbo and Wellington are nearly all parched, ...Article : 346 words
BOAT RACE.—The crew of the H. M.S. Blanch, having challenged the members of the Naval Brigade to pull for a friendly match of £10 a side, the event came off yesterday. The boats used for the occasion were the first and ...Article : 4,625 words
PROTECTION —John Killen, an old man, was brought up for protection. Sub-inspector Thorpe stated that prisoner gave himself up to the police for protection, on the 11th instant, as being too old and unable to obtain a ...Article : 907 words
Since information reached the Manning that Mr. Palser intended to oppose Mr. Forster's re-election, a good many people have enquired who is Mr. H. P. Palser? and who on earth could have been instrumental in sending him on ...Article : 658 words
We are still in a baker's oven—136° yesterday in the sun, and hotter to-day, and probably will be more so tomorrow. There is about as much sign of rain as there is of a statesman appearing in N.S.W. Our hay is ...Article : 542 words
THE WEATHER —During Sunday night there was an agreeable change in the weather, the rain gently descending, but before daylight it came down in torrents, which continued until about 10 a.m., when a few claps of ...Article : 521 words
The first general meeting of the shareholders in the Hulfe Gottes Silver and Lead Mining Company (limited) was held at the offices, Scott-street, Newcastle, on Saturday afternoon. There was a good attendance; Dr. ...Article : 1,075 words
The neighbourhood of Yetman has lately been honored by the visits of two thunderbolts—one electric and the other human—the latter being no other than the notorious "Captain" himself. The electric thunderbolt ...Article : 1,152 words
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