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  2. CITY IMPROVEMENTS.

    No new public buildings have been commeneed in Sydney since we published our last Summary; but in different parts of the city several spacious stores and handsome private residences are in progress. It is likely that the new ...

    Article : 677 words
  3. RAILWAYS.

    THE three railway extensions that are being carried out by Sir M. Peto and Co. have arrived at such an advanced state that our monthly notices will now be confined to reporting the gradual completion of the few remaining ...

    Article : 2,407 words
  4. ST. ANDREW'S CATHEDRAL.

    A PUBLIC meeting, for the purpose of devising means for completing the above, was held on 17th instant, in the Infant Schoolroom, Castlereagh street. The room was well filled Amongst those present were the metropolitan Bishop of ...

    Article : 3,853 words
  5. TELEGRAPHS.

    SHORTLY after the Appropriation Act was passed, two months since, steps were taken towards carrying out the telegraphic extensions that had been authorised by Parliament. Tenders were called for the construction of the five ...

    Article : 321 words
  6. PROPOSED BREEDING PONDS FOR FISH AT THE BOTANIC GARDENS.

    WE have much pleasure in calling attention to a scheme for the construction of breeding ponds for fish at the Botanic Gardens, projected by Mr. Alexander Black, who with recently commissioned by the Government to undertake ...

    Article : 1,662 words
  7. COUNTRY WORKS.

    Preparations are being made by the Department of Roads for issuing, under the votes of last session, a number of contracts for works upon the main roads, so as to put these thoroughfares in as as complete a ...

    Article : 812 words
  8. THE HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS AT KIAMA.

    THE works for the improvement of the harbour at Kiama are being carried out from tho designs of the Engineer for Harbours and Rivers, by Mr. Gihbons, upon the same terms as those upon which the works at Wollengong are ...

    Article : 923 words
  9. THE HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS AT WOLLONGONG.

    ONE of the most extensive and important of the works undertaken by the Government for the improvoment of the harbours along the coast, is that in progress at the harbour of Wollongong. The works were commenced about eight ...

    Article : 1,799 words
  10. SILVER MINE NEAR MORUYA.

    WE have pleasure in reporting that a valuable silver mine has recently been discovered near the Moruya river, about two hundred miles south of Sydney. A small number of gentlemen, amongst whom we may mention Mr. ...

    Article : 296 words
  11. COPPER MINES.

    THE reports arriving from the Cadiangullong and Canoblas copper mines near Orange, in the Western district, continue to be of a favourable character, and are very convincing as to the extreme richness of those mines, and as to the ...

    Article : 130 words
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