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    A number of farmers resident on the plains near Dimboola Victoria have planted several acres of their holdings with watt[?]. If [?]uccessful they intend planting their full selections with the tree, which it is ...

    Article : 1,560 words

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  4. A Novel Runaway Match.

    One of the most extraordinary elopements ever recorded appears in a Liverpool contemporary. The runaway are the only daughter of a clergyman resident in South Wales and a groom who used to be ...

    Article : 222 words
  5. Time Table of the Arrival and Despatch of Mails. DESPATCH.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 219 words
  6. The Maitland Mercury.

    The attendance on the West Maitland racecourse yesterday, the concluding day of the Northern Jookey Club's spring meeting was large, fully two thousand persons being present, and this is considerably more than has paid for admission to any ...

    Article : 2,279 words
  7. History of a Vow of Silence.

    The English papers have brought us an account of the death of an ec[?]entric character in London, who maintained voluntary silence. The history of this singular man is well known in Switzerland. He used ...

    Article : 130 words

    There was a large attendance at the settling in the evening at Cohen's Hotel, Mr. H. J. Adams presided, and after the various cheques had been paid ever champagne was ordered in by Messrs. Jas. Mayo and C. J. Brackenreg (for Mr. C.Thomas), ...

    Article : 227 words
  9. ARRIVAL[?]

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  10. The Trials of the Weighing-Machine Man.

    " Well sir, the fact is, I very rarely get hold of a very fat man or a very fat woman. Nothing will induce the latter to venture within half a mile of the weighing machine, except a bet. This morning ...

    Article : 402 words
  11. Dungog Sheffield Handicap.

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    WEDNESDAY NIGHT'S PARLIAMENTARY WORK.—As briefly stated in our telegrams on Thursday, the Legislative Council has completed the consideration of the Land Bill in committee, with the exception of a few clauses, which ...

    Article : 2,536 words

    The annual ball in connection with the Vacy Cricket Club came off here on Friday night, September 5, in the ex-public school building which was very kindly lent to the committee by G. Cory, Esq. J.P., for that purpose, and was in every ...

    Article : 242 words

    Flour, £8 5s to £10; wheat, 4s to 4s 3d; maize 5s to 5s 3d. Cattle: 530 yarded; market firm; best beef, 3[?]s to 37s. Sheep in good supply; market u[?]altered, ...

    Article : 938 words
  15. A Word to the Wise.

    The tremendous strides which real estate makes in New York are well illustrated by the sale the other day for a million dollars of a property on lower Broadway. In 1876 Mr. Vanderbllt bought it in at ...

    Article : 137 words

    The weather has been very variable of late. The deceptively bright aud summer-like weather caused an early shoot: trees, grape-vines, potatoes, etc,—all were looking prosperous—when one night of heavy frost, followed by two or three others rather ...

    Article : 419 words
  17. A Horse's Terrible Revenge.

    A horrible affair happened at the Lexington Fair Grounds, where the lessees, Smith & Merrill, constantly keep many trotting horses for various parties. A trainer, named Wm. Kimball, had in hand a stallion, ...

    Article : 131 words
  18. A Very Honest Mack man.

    A hackman yesterday walked into a hotel and up to a guest who was reading a paper, and holding out a silver dollar on the palm he said: " When I drove you up here this morning you ...

    Article : 118 words

    NARROW ESCAPE—Mr. P. Armstrong, ganger at Glennie's Creek, had a narrow escape from death a few days ago. It appears Mr. Armstrong was shoving a trolly along the rails, when a special train happened at the time to be coming in the ...

    Article : 334 words
  20. Long Life and Star Study.

    " If you wish to live long" says Dr. Lancaster in [?]iel et Terre, " become an astronomer." The Biograph[?]e Generale de [?] Astronomie registers dates of birth and death of 1,741 astronomers, belonging to ...

    Article : 162 words



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