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  2. SCHEME FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    ASSUMING that, in reconstructing the Legislative Council, the elective principle will be adopted, it seems desirable— 1st. That a different basis of representation from ...

    Article : 1,587 words
  3. SLAUGHTER HOUSES AND MAD BULLOCKS.

    SIR,—From a paragraph in your issue of this morning it appears that applications for "slaughter-house licenses " for the ensuing year will be received at a Court of Petty Sessions to be held on Friday next. ...

    Article : 213 words
  4. A FEMALE CRUSOE.

    ONE of the earliest travellers on the overland route in search of the north-west passage, was Mr. Hearne, who, during the years from 1769 to 1771. made three several journeys towards the Copper Mine river, in ...

    Article : 1,727 words
  5. DEPARTMENT OF HARBOURS AND RIVER NAVIGATION.

    CONSIDERABLE activity pervades all branches of this department, and many works of importance, which have long been delaved, in consequence of the various successive changes in the Ministry, are either in ...

    Article : 886 words
  6. OUTLINE OF PLAN FOR AN UPPER HOUSE OF LEGISLATURE ON A PROPERTY BASIS, IN CONNECTION WITH A PROPERTY TAX SELF-ASSESSED BY THE ELECTORS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 528 words
  7. MAITLAND CHRISTMAS RACES.

    THE Christmas races commenced on Monday, on the Rutherford course, opposite the Spread Eagle. The turf was in excellent order, in consequence of the rain of the preceding day, which served to make it springy, ...

    Article : 905 words
  8. A DREAM OF POETS.

    THE sun had lit his dying flame, More phœnix, like to pass away; Triumphant o'er his bier had swept Fair Lunn's lovelier away. ...

    Article : 855 words
  9. SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROMPTU DEFENCE OF THE HARBOUR, AND THE DESTRUCTION OF A HOSTILE SQUADRON.

    IN case of the entrance of a hostile squadron too strong to be successfully opposed by our batteries and ships of war, let as many as the case might require of the powerful merchant steamers always to be found ...

    Article : 719 words
  10. WEST MACQUARIE ELECTION.

    ON Wednesday last, the returning officer for West Macquarie (Dr. Busby) presented himself at the hustings for the purpose of nominating a member to serve in the Legislative Assembly, in the room of J. ...

    Article : 1,019 words
  11. SECOND DAY—Tuesday.

    The day opened fair and sunny, with a light breath of refreshing air; and with every prospect of a continuance, free from excessive heat. The numbers, however, on the racecourse was considerably less than ...

    Article : 994 words
  12. CONSTITUTION OF UPPER HOUSE.

    SIR,—An elective Upper House, conservative of property, without being obnoxious to any reasonable jealousy on the part of the labouring class; and a moderate property tax, levied in such a manner as to ...

    Article : 333 words
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