on Wednesday last an examination in the subjects treated of by Mr. Charles Moore in the course of lectures on Botany recently delivered by him, took place at the lectureroom of the Botanic Gardens. The examination was ...Article : 2,125 words
THE following notifications were published in the Government Gazette of the 15th instant:— APPOINTMENTS.—Volunteer Force: The undermentions appointments have been made in the Voluateer ...Article : 602 words
SIR,—In your issues of the 14th, 16th, and 21st instant, there appear three letters from the pen of Mr. Melmoth Hall, to all of which I should have immediately replied had I been in the colony, but they have only this day ...Article : 2,400 words
SIR,—Under the head of "Steam Roads," a correspondent furnishes a letter to your issue of 25th ultimo, strongly advocating the trial of traction engines for transit purposes in this colony, and he illustrates his method by the idea of ...Article : 813 words
SIR,—At a meeting of vinegrowers held at Ryde, on Thursday evening, several practical men prosont gava us the benefit of their experience as to the treatment of the "Oidium." The summing up was that an immediate ...Article : 432 words
WOOLLAHRA.—A meeting of the Council was held on the 8th instant. Present—Aldermen Trickett, Thompson, Nott, Ireland, Guilfoyle, and Fairfax. Alderman Trickett was moved to the chair. The minutes of the previous ...Article : 875 words
SIR,—Having read with much satisfaction an arlicls recent number of your esteemed journal, advocating[?] ntroduction of street planting to the streets and o[?] of Sydney, and perceiving by a subsequent letter ad[?] ...Article : 315 words
SIR,—On thE 29th of last month, I discovered upwards of ono acre in the centre of my vineyard attacked with the Oldium Tuckeri. I also found vines more or less affected, extending over some thirteen acres of ground. ...Article : 330 words
SIR,—Allow ono who has for the last two years been a constant traveller by railway from Ashfield to Sydney to make use of your valuable columns to draw the attention of the Hon. the Minister for Works to the very rapidly ...Article : 462 words
SIR,—There is, and has been for some considerable time past, great talk of Mort's Meat-preserving Process; but is it likely to be a success? The subject of the preservation of meat, to a commercially-practicable extent, is one of great, ...Article : 1,602 words
SIR,—With respect to tho Jew Creek Diggings I thin public should be informed of the real truth, so that [?] should not come some scores and some hundreds of m[?] be disappointed. I heard of every one getting [?]old, ...Article : 280 words
SIR,—I have great pleasure in informing you that seen the diamond which I referred to in my recent Mr. Gotch, of the firm of Gurdon and Gotch, wa[?] enough to procure it from Mr. Riley, proprietor [?] ...Article : 281 words
SIR,—My attention has been colled to your remarks on the progress of the works of the "West Maitland Bridge" in your summary for England of the 4th December. In the paragraph referred to it says—"The West Maitland ...Article : 439 words
FROM Brisbane our files are to the 12th instant. Mr. C. E. Romilly, one of the proprietors of the Phystone plantation (says the Mackay Mercury), was out shooting in the serub near the homestead on the 22nd November, and ...Article : 557 words
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