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  2. THE HAWKESBURY BENEVOLENT SOCIETY.

    THE annual meeting of the subscribers to the above society took place at the hospital, Macquarie-street, on Monday last, at noon. There were about forty members present. Mr. J. B. JOHNSTON, J.P., president, took the chair, and, ...

    Article : 2,673 words
  3. THE COAL-MINES OF NEW ZEALAND.

    SIR,—A good steam coal, accessible to sea going vessels, is a want about to be supplied to the northern part of this colony. The Whangarei and Kawa Kawa coal-mines are not before the world for the first time. ...

    Article : 359 words
  4. THE DECAY OF THE VOLUNTEERS.

    IT is with much regret, although of course with small surprise, that we, every day, see symptoms cropping up to indicate that our worst predictions respecting the Volunteer institution are fast becoming verified. ...

    Article : 1,390 words
  5. LATE POISONING CASE AT PADDINGTON.

    SIR,—I have heard the published accounts connected with the above deplorable event, and being closely acquainted and on terms of friendship with the late Mr. John Scanlan, for a period of about twenty-six ...

    Article : 817 words
  6. JOLLY UNDER DIFFICULTIES.

    OUR cave at the Worononora—"Sally's Bonnet"—opens from the side of a rocky and somewhat steep little hill. It is no mere shelter under an overhanging ledge, as many places dignified by the name of caves turn out to be, but a ...

    Article : 2,188 words
  7. PUBLIC EDUCATION.

    SIR,—As the Hon. Mr. Parkes has been pleased, in his speech delivered at the laying of the foundation stone of the Hanbury Public School on Monday last, to impugn the accuracy of certain statements I have ...

    Article : 773 words
  8. FREE SELECTION.

    SIR,—I wish to present to your readers the following case, which I think you will agree with me in saying is a very hard one. The facts are as follows:— On the 5th April, 1866, one J. Currie went to ...

    Article : 615 words
  9. To the Editor of the Herald.

    SIR,—In your issue of this day, Mr. Parkes is reported to have made the following assertion in his speech, on the occasion of laying the foundation-stone of a Public school at Waratah:—"The Vicar-General ...

    Article : 482 words
  10. THE END OF A ROBBER CHIEFTAIN.

    THE following narrative is supplied to the London Telegraph by a special correspondent of that paper:— Some of your readers may, perhaps, remember a ...

    Article : 1,862 words
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