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  2. RAILWAYS.

    THE contract for railway construction undertaken by Messrs. Peto, Brassy, and Betts, is being carried on in a very vigorous and enterprising manner. Large ship ments of materials required for railway work have ...

    Article : 856 words
  3. SUBMARINE TELEGRAPHS IN AUSTRALIA.

    THE part of Mr. GISBORNE'S proposal which seems likely to create the greatest demur is that which relates to the unconditional nature of the guarantee asked for. This is ...

    Article : 2,892 words
  4. THE ALPACAS.

    Shortly after we published our last summary, Mr. Ledger returned from his tour through the southern part of the colony, undertaken at the direction of the Government for the purpose of selecting the best ...

    Article : 768 words
  5. THE "CRISIS."

    WHAT, then, has been gained by the Ministerial crisis? What by the Ministry? What light has been thrown upon the opinions of the House or upon the state of parties? Have ...

    Article : 905 words
  6. COUNTRY WORKS.

    SIMULTANEOUS with the construction of railways along the principal lines of traffic, the construction and repair of the main roads of the colony are being carried on with creditable energy. The numerous ...

    Article : 1,611 words
  7. TELEGRAPHS.

    IN our last summary we reported that a tender had been accepted for putting up a second wire between this and Albury. The contractors have arrived in the colony, and are sending up their materials along the ...

    Article : 736 words
  8. THE DRAMA, &c.

    SINCE the despatch of the last mail by the Salsette, there has been a considerable amount of activity in the dramatic world of Sydney. On the departure of the popular comedian, Mr. John Drew, for ...

    Article : 638 words
  9. THE FITZROY DOCK.

    ONE of the advantages secured by making Port Jackson a naval station is the facility of refitting and repairing vessels. Not only have we private docks adapted to this purpose, but the great structure at ...

    Article : 892 words
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