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  2. THE ANNIVERSARY REGATTA COMMITTEE AND AMATEURS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    SIR,—I did not intend to address you on the above subject gain, but the letter of Mr. Gilchrist, in your issue of yesterday, calls for a reply. In my first communication, I stated— ...

    Article : 440 words
  3. GOULBURN ANNUAL RACES.

    JUDGE Mr. R. Hassall, Stewards: Messrs. A. Gibson, F. S. Coh0n, W. Davis. J. W. Stamford, J. T Gannon, A. G. Finley, F. Horn, G. G. Davidson, and J. A. Badgery. Starter; Mr. H. Payten. Clerk of the Course: ...

    Article : 1,835 words
  4. HILL END.

    NOTHING of interest in mining quarters has transpired during the week. Bevers and Holtermann's crushing is finished, with anything but a cheering result. I reported last week the result of the washing-up of 86 tons, the ...

    Article : 1,617 words
  5. POISONED FISH.

    SIR,—Your correspondent "T. D. M." attributes the poisoning of the fish in the neighbourhood of Pyrmont and Blackwattle Swamp to the discharge into the latter place of some refuse from the Ammonia Works. ...

    Article : 103 words
  6. THE LATE STAMP ACT,

    SIR,—There is but little doubt that during the past week many hundreds of your readers have experienced a pleasing relief from what they have had to suffer for the last few years under the above obnoxious and most vexatious tax, ...

    Article : 392 words
  7. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    SIR,—What is the cause of the wholesale destruction of fish [?] The subject is of so serious a nature that the authorities should allay the fear, and prevent people from buying, in ignorance, fish unfit for use. Symptoms of a ...

    Article : 68 words
  8. A SCHOOL OF MINES.

    SIR,—When is a School of Mines to be established in this colony? It seems to me just as necessary that we should have a guarantee of the competency of a mining manager as that ...

    Article : 384 words
  9. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    SIR,—In the discussion that has taken place in the columns of your journal about the approaching regatta and the action of the committee respecting the definition of the word "amateur," it occurs to me that several of the ...

    Article : 434 words
  10. MEASLES.

    SIR,—The present wail in many a home, together with the published statistical fact that there were 77 deaths of children under the age of 5 years in Sydney during the week commencing on New Year's Day, induces me to ask ...

    Article : 718 words
  11. PARKES.

    WE expect soon to add another payable reef to our list, as the shareholders of the Lucknow reef are preparing to take out a crushing and test the stone in the bulk. They can always raise the colour by pounding some in a mortar, ...

    Article : 842 words
  12. IMPROVEMENTS IN OMNIBUSES.

    SIR,—I am informed that there are several respectable and steady drivers of former omnibuses who are anxious to be allowed to put improved vehicles on the roads, but cannot get permission to run them on the principal lines of traffic, ...

    Article : 119 words
  13. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    SIR,—Spite of the numerous demands upon you on this subject I crave a small space while I point out what I conceive to be the most important bearing of the vexed question of rowing amateurs. ...

    Article : 283 words
  14. TRANSIT OF VENUS.

    SIR,—Without any wish to enter into the discussion now going on on this subject, I, may still be allowed to state that the work of Mr. Christie, one of the assistants at the Greenwich Observatory, to which Mr. Tebbutt refers us, ...

    Article : 91 words
  15. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    SIR,—Having read the report of the City Health Officer, published in your issue of to-day, in which he recommends the increase rather than the decrease of the scavenging staff, whose duty or a part of which is the ...

    Article : 356 words
  16. LICENSED VEHICLES.

    SIR,—I trust that my occupation as a cab-driver will be sufficient excuse to account for my not having ere this replied to Mr. William Tunke's rather sorry effort of the 5th instant, to vindicate the actions of the Metropolitan Transit ...

    Article : 1,148 words
  17. EDUCATION.

    SIR,—Mr. C. J. Stevens, in your issue of yesterday, repudiates having used expressions signifying his approval of education national, secular, compulsory, and free. Will you be good enough to republish the following extract from ...

    Article : 445 words
  18. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    SIR,—Having been present when Mr. Buchanan made his speech here, I had an opportunity of judging of the feelings of the public in regard to the imposition of the license fee, which Mr. Buchanan pledged himself to use ...

    Article : 372 words
  19. DUBB0.

    FROM every part of this extensive district comes the one complaint—want of labour. There is any quantity of work to be done, but no one to do it. Squatters, wishing to make improvements, can get no one to take the contracts, no ...

    Article : 1,164 words
  20. LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS,

    SIR,—In looking over the Estimates for 1874-75, I notice provision has been made for the appointment of a ataff of officers for the Seal Rock Lighthouse. I would beg to call the attention of the hon. the Treasurer and the Marine. ...

    Article : 392 words
  21. PARRAMATTA.

    QUEENSLAND MAGISTRACY.—Mr. Henry Byrnes, J.P.; a member of our local bench, has been appointed a magistrate for the colony of Queensland. The official notice of his appointment was published in the Queensland ...

    Article : 155 words
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    Advertising : 86 words
  23. POISONED WATER.

    SIR,—The public have through the columns of the Herald, been made aware of the wholesale destruction of fish in the harbour, through the use of carbolic acid as a distafestant as the A better on Globe Island. To give [?] ...

    Article : 251 words
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