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  2. COLONIAL CAPITAL.

    AT the lime of the famine in Ireland, when the country had to appeal to her sister island for assiatance in her dire necessity, a cry went forth that Ireland was being "ruined by her absentee landed ...

    Article : 771 words
  3. OUR GOLD-FIELDS.

    CONTINUED from our Summary per Columbian, July 18th, being an abridgment of Our Special Commissioner's report on the Western and Southern Gold Fields. ...

    Article : 1,524 words
  4. THE LATE FLOODS. HUNTER RIVER.

    ALTHOUGH the August flood has not reached the height of the great flood of 1820, yet it has exceeded that both in volume of water and rapidity; also it was much higher than either the June or July inundations. The three floods ...

    Article : 896 words
  5. FEARFUL COLLISION OFF CAPE OTWAY.

    THE following particulars have been furnished by our Melbourne correspondent:—The steamer Champion, Captain Helpman, and the steamer Lady Bird, Captain White, as you are doubtless aware, were engaged in the traffic between Melbourne and the Western ...

    Article : 2,091 words
  6. KALOOLAH CREEK.

    On this creek, and within about eighteen miles of Bathurst, there have been some rather extensive diggings, as many as 500 men having been at one time at work at them. They were then deserted, and I was ...

    Article : 205 words
  7. TRUNKIE.

    This gold field branches off to the right at the back of the Moolgonia fences. It is distant about five miles from Moolgonia, and on one of the northern tributaries of the Abercrombie, and is situated in the ...

    Article : 159 words
  8. TUENA.

    The Tuena Creek is one of the southern tributaries of the Abercrombie, the spot on which it is worked however is many miles from its embouchure into that river. The digging ground extends for a distance of ...

    Article : 1,140 words
  9. HAWKESBURY RIVER.

    Early on Saturday, August, 22nd, for many miles in breadth nought could be seen but water—not a fence was visible, all seemed deluged save the distant mountains and the lofty town of Windsor. On Sunday, the district was ...

    Article : 210 words
  10. MISSING FRIENDS.

    THE undermentioned Persons have been advertised for in the Sydney Morning Herald, from 1st July to 31st August, 1857:— A.—George Xaivour Alloyes, per Diadem; William Adams, ...

    Article : 945 words
  11. MUDGEE.

    The consequences of the August flood have been most disastrous. During the whole of Wednesday and Thursday (26th and 27th August) the rain feir in torrents, and towards the afternoon of the latter day a perceptible rise in ...

    Article : 300 words
  12. MACQUARIE RIVER.

    Within the last few weeks Bathurst has been the scene of two of the heaviest floods that have occurred for some years past. The first of these happened about three weeks since; the latter was at its height on Friday, 21st August. ...

    Article : 303 words
  13. BATHURST.

    Bathurst is, without exception, the finest of our inland towns. It is built on the banks of the Macquarie River, almost in the centre of an extensive plain, and at the foot of a series ...

    Article : 2,211 words
  14. MANNING RIVER.

    By the arrival of the schooner Martha, from the Manning, we have received some intelligence which confirms the fears that were naturally felt as to the effect of the late rains in that district. The captain reports that for several days he was ...

    Article : 555 words
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