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  2. THE WEATHER, AGRICULTURAL, AND PASTORAL.

    The weather during the past fortnight, however much it may have been enjoyed by new arrivals from [?]mes which are usually cold, has not been of the most ag[?]able nature to Australians. The nights were cold and in many ...

    Article : 421 words
  3. THE AGRICULTURAL AND LIVE STOCK STATISTICS.

    An abstract of the returns of agriculture for the year ended March, 1879, showing the number of holders of land (exclasive of the area occupied for pastoral purposes) exceeding one acre, and the produve thereof, was laid on the ...

    Article : 1,068 words
  4. MINING SUMMARY.

    At the Barrington diggings many matters are said to be steadily improving, the quartz crushed having given very satisfactory yields to the shareholders. The Golden Eagle, a reef four feet thick, has yielded 40 or 50 tons of quartz ...

    Article : 464 words
  5. FINE ARTS.

    The trustees of the New South Wales Academy of Arts have recently purchased for the gallery a very fine watercolour drawing by John Chase, member of the Institute of Painters in Watercolours, at one of whose exhibitions the ...

    Article : 260 words
  6. AMUSEMENTS.

    The Opera Company commenced the season of fortyeight nights at the Victoria Theatre on the 23rd ultimo, when "Lucia" was performed with Madame Horsee in the leading role. Very wet and cold weather which has caused ...

    Article : 281 words
  7. LABOUR SUMMARY.

    The following are the prices paid for labour in some of the principal trades of the colony:— Printing Trade.—Compositors (Sydney Morning Herald), 1s. 1d. per 1000; ditto (Evening News), 1s. and 1s. 1d. ...

    Article : 740 words
  8. GREAT FIRE AT WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND.

    On the 17th June our correspondent telegraphed a brief message concerning this disastrous fire. We have now fuller particulars from the New Zealand papers. The Wellington correspondent telegraphs to the Lyttelton Times ...

    Article : 673 words
  9. THE IRON AND BUILDING TRADES.

    Some time ago exception was taken by the Trades and (Labour Council to the Labour Summary published in the Herald and sent home by every fortnightly mail. The Council did not object altogether to the rates of wages we ...

    Article : 594 words
  10. ACCIDENTS AND OFFENCES.

    A serious accident occurred at the Exhibition-building last week to Charles Anderson, a carpenter. He was working on the outside of the tower, 50 feet from the ground, when he missed his footing and fell. Fortunately he struck ...

    Article : 1,364 words
  11. NUMBER OF OCCUPIERS OF LAND, WITH EXTENT OF HOLDINGS, &c.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 426 words
  12. INTERCOLONIAL.

    It is said that the totalizator will be introduced atFlemington at the Amateur Turf Club meeting on 1st July.— Some of the Kelly sympathisers bought Webley bullets in town. Nothing further has been heard as to the arrests, ...

    Article : 2,773 words
  13. CRUISE OF H.M.S. WOLVERENE.

    H.M. ship Wolverene, Commodore Hoskins, arrived in Sydney harbour at half-past 8 a.m. on the 3rd of July, after a cruise in the South Pacific, marked by exciting and sensational events. The ship left Sydney on ...

    Article : 1,541 words
  14. OBITUARY.

    SIR GEORGE STEPHEN.—Sir George Stephen, Q.C., one of the oldest and most widely-esteemed members of the colonial Bar, died at Melbourne, on the 20th June, at the age of 86 years. He was the youngest son of the late ...

    Article : 676 words
  15. CRITICAL STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NEW ZEALAND.

    Auckland papers to the 24th ultimo cane [?] hand on Tuesday. The main topic of interest is the attitude of the Maoris on the West Coast. The Herald says on that subject:—About the position of affairs on the Wet Coast ...

    Article : 863 words
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