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  2. CRICKET.

    SIR,—I was glad that you reprinted from the Argus, in this morning's if sue, a paragraph commenting on the treatment which the Sydney cricketers received at the hands of the Melbourne Eleven; but I am anxious that justice should ...

    Article : 624 words
  3. LEGALISED DRUNKENNESS. To the Editor of the Herald.

    SIR,—In the Publicans' Act so long in force, there were provisions (though very defective ones) for the punishment of drunkards, and in some cases of the publicans who suffered them to get drunk. I have read the substituted ...

    Article : 173 words
  4. To the Editor of the Herald.

    SIR,—As cricket is now the rage, I send you for insertion, if you should think fit, the following song by F. T. Finch, Esq., of the Blackheath Club, Surrey, and which was at one time very popular among the ...

    Article : 497 words
  5. THE NEW PUBLICANS ACT.

    SIR,—While the Publicans Act was a bill, and under the review of Parliament, you kindly gave insertion to a letter of mine, exposing gross defects and absurdities in it. I am now sorry to find that the bill has become law with ...

    Article : 327 words
  6. CHEESE-PARINGS. To the Editor of the Herald.

    SIR,—I am much gratified to observe the preparations making in Sydney, for doing all honour to our friends from home who have come, at our invitation, to show us how the noble game of cricket ought to be played. I observe that ...

    Article : 592 words
  7. PUBLIC-HOUSE ACT.

    SIR,—Have you read this morning's report of the Police Office proceedings; and is it true, that a fellow may now get drunk as he likes, and when and where he likes—without beaks and traps meddling with him? I hope it is so ...

    Article : 127 words
  8. CRICKET ON THE GOODWINS.

    "WHAT is the meaning of all this bustle, waiter! I never saw the town in such a commotion before." Such was the question I propounded to the sleek head-waiter of the Royal Hotel," the principal house of ...

    Article : 6,546 words
  9. "AN UNJUST WEIGHT IS AN ABOMINATION," &c.—PROVERBS.

    SIR,—Can you inform me, and many others I know equally ignorant on the subject, whether the Act 10 Vic. No. 2, on Act to regulate the sale and delivery of coals in tho city of Sydney and its vicinity, has been repeated or is ...

    Article : 134 words
  10. DEFENCELESS STATE OF SYDNEY.

    SIR,—In Australia, everything being topsy turvy, the metropolis is placed close to the sea, always exposed to be surprised by an enemy, instead of being placed, as London, Dublin, Edinburgh, Paris, Rome and, other capitals are, ...

    Article : 789 words
  11. To the editor of the Herald.

    SIR,—In one of the many annuals that so creditably testify to the enterprise of the Sydney Press, females are advised, whenever they discover their dress to be on fire, to wrap themselves up in the carpet. ...

    Article : 692 words
  12. CORONER'S INVESTIGATION.

    SIR,—My attention was only to-day directed by a friend to a paragraph headed as above, in your journal of the 18th instant, stating that, on the previous day, an enquiry into the circumstances attending the death of a man named John ...

    Article : 227 words
  13. PARLIAMENTARY BOOTH.

    SIR,—This affair is a disgrace to all concerned in it; and it would reflect equally on ourselves, the independent citizens, if we did not vehemently protest against the scandal. Two individuals, it is well known, have undertaken an ...

    Article : 484 words
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