A MEETING—convened by advertisement—of the committee for the relief of the distress in the agricultural districts, was held last Wednesday afternoon at M[?]t's Rooms. The attendance was numerous and ...Article : 6,707 words
THE Hunter River district is again inundated. No sooner had the waters subsided and the river fallen to within two or three feet ef its usual level, than another flood compels many families, who had only just returned to their homes, ...Article : 535 words
OUR last summary left the whole country lying upon the banks of the Hawkesbury, Hunter, and Shoalhaven Rivers, as well as upon those of their numerous tributaries, either submerged by the spreading waters, ...Article : 667 words
THERE is not much activity in the building trades in Sydney to report this month. Few large buildings are being carried out by private enterprise, and most of the contemplated Government works are for the present postponed owing to the state of the ...Article : 800 words
THE number of men employed on the main roads during the past month has been 1651. The weather has retarded operations, and the floods have done considerable damage. On the Southern Road, all the contracts for the year have been let, and the works ...Article : 961 words
SATURDAY, July 16th.—Scarcely has the district had time to recover breath from the great and disastrous flood of last month ere, in the wise and inscrutable dispensation of the Almighty, it has been doomed again to undergo a similar ...Article : 730 words
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