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  2. NOTES AND QUERIES.

    OUR Parliament is very much like Mr. Pecksniff's horse—the maximum of splutter with the minimum of speed. The North-Frisians have a legend to the effect that, as a punishment for their wilful want of ...

    Article : 1,195 words
  3. To the Editor of the Sydney Morninq Herald.

    SIR,—Much complaint has been occasioned by the large sum demanded for the maintenance of the police force, and therefore it is but Just that good account should be given of all monies voted for that purpose. ...

    Article : 290 words
  4. To the Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald.

    SIR,—To a cricketer it is a fine sight to see a wellappointed eleven in the field, in costume as nearly similar as may be, and suitable to the manly pastime they are about to engage in. ...

    Article : 303 words
  5. To the Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald.

    SIR,—Do me the favor to correct an error which appeared in your issue of yesteraay (22nd), in a letter signed "Pro Bono Publico," wherein I am mentioned as having "contracted with the Government ...

    Article : 156 words
  6. To the Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald.

    SIR,—In your issue of the 16th instant, you published the letter of "Charitas," mentioning the narrow escape from drowning of a gentleman who fell off the Pyrmont steamer jetty on the night of Sunday, ...

    Article : 313 words
  7. PUBLIC ROADS. To the Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald.

    SIR,—The House of Assembly having manifested a firm determination to economise the public resources, it is upon the score of economy that I now beg to address you. Had tho subject concerned myself only I ...

    Article : 751 words
  8. IMPOUNDINGS.

    MURRURUNDI.—12th December. From Warrah: Brown horse, switch tail, DB over N near shoulder. Bay mare, star in forehead, DB with MM over and N sideways under near shoulder. Bay colt, blaze down face, DB over Z near shoulder. Brown ...

    Article : 746 words
  9. EDWARD RIVER DISTRICT.

    DECEMBER 13TH.—NAVIGATION OF THE EDWARD.— The navigation of this fine stream is now the subject that more than, any other engages the attention of the public mind ...

    Article : 1,616 words
  10. MY SECOND TOUR.

    FROM Lugano we proceeded to Como, a delightful ride of about 24 miles. At Chiasso we left the Swiss, and entered the Austrian territories, when, to our surprise, we found that one of our ...

    Article : 5,294 words
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