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  2. CITY IMPROVEMENTS.

    THE City Bank has been completed during the month, and the business of the institution is now carried on in the new building. The site has a frontage of 51 feet to Pitt-street, and 167 feet to Foxlow-street. The style ...

    Article : 1,409 words
  3. VISIT OF THE GOVERNOR TO NEW ZEALAND.

    ON Monday afternoon, June 26, his Excellency the Governor left by the steamship Hero for Auckland, on a visit to His Excellency Sir Georgo Bowen. The Earl of Belmore and the Countess of Belmore embarked at ...

    Article : 143 words
  4. THE WEATHER AND CROPS.

    DURING the past month the weather in the metropolis has been unusually fine for the winter season, the rainfall having been lighter than for a similar period for a long time previously. On several days keen westerly winds ...

    Article : 481 words
  5. THE NEW TOWN HALL.

    THIS magnificent building progresses favourably towards completion; and from its present structural development, externally and internally, a fair idea may now be formed of what its appearance will be when finished. We recently ...

    Article : 844 words
  6. RELIGIOUS MEMORANDA.

    JUNE 14.—Death of the Rev. Canon Stack. [Particulars will be found in another column.] June 21.—The Rev. Mr. Hungerford, who had been some time absent, having been compelled, by indisposition, ...

    Article : 1,364 words
  7. TRIAL OF FIRE-PROOF SAFES.

    ON Saturday, the 24th June, a large number of people, estimated at one time as over 4000, assembled together in Belmore Park, Haymarket, to witness a trial (of which notice had been given by advertisement) of two ...

    Article : 907 words
  8. PASTORAL.

    THE news from the great pastoral districts is of a very favourable character. The splendid growing weather that prevailed in the autumn clothed the country with a sufficiency of vegetation for the requirements ...

    Article : 231 words
  9. SYDNEY AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITION.

    THE Agricultural Society is high busy for the coming Show, which is to open on the 21st of next month. Prizes are alone offered for agricultural exhibits; but the benefits derived from last year's opportunity, by a large ...

    Article : 330 words
  10. FIJI ISLANDS.

    THE following proclamation:—"Whereas, it has appeared to us desirable for urgent reasons in connection with the welfare of these our dominions, to cause an assembly of the principal chiefs of our dominion, on Monday, the 5th instant, ...

    Article : 1,246 words
  11. GOLD-MINING.

    THE intelligence received during the month from the various gold-fields of the colony is of the most encouraging description. A good payable reef has at last been discovered in the Bingera district. Something of the kind has ...

    Article : 1,136 words
  12. THE IMPORTED STOCK ACT.

    THIS Act is intended to prevent the introduction by sea of contagious or infectious diseases in cattle or sheep, and to control the importation of cattle and sheep. It provides for the setting apart of ground for quarantine stations, and ...

    Article : 535 words
  13. INSOLVENCIES OF THE MONTH.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 596 words
  14. THE SUEZ MAIL SERVICE.

    SUBJOINED is a copy of the despatch forwarded by the Government of South Australia to the Governments of the other Australian colonies on the subject of the ocean steamers being allowed to call at Glenelg:— ...

    Article : 1,447 words
  15. OUR RESOURCES FOR REPAIRING OR BUILDING OF STEAMSHIPS.

    IN the enlargement, refitting, and refurnishing of the City of Adelaide, we have another exemplification of the resources possessed by the colony for the construction of ships. The vessel has been raised eight feet, fitted with ...

    Article : 922 words
  16. OBITUARY.

    ONE telegram by last mail conveyed the distressing intelligence that the Rev. Canon Stack had been killed by the upsetting of the Breeza mail coach, about six miles beyond the Willow Tree, in the direction of Murrurrundi. The ...

    Article : 1,693 words
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