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  2. Dahlias.

    In the borders in the Sydney Botanic Gardens we noticed lately a single flowering dahlia, Maximilliana, in full growth and full of flowers of a light purple colour. The plant, which grows to the height of some 7 or ...

    Article : 637 words
  3. MINING

    The monthly escort took 730oz. gold. Howe's party finisheg crushing at the Enterprise battery—from their claim situated at Galley Swamp-about 30 tons, for 28oz. 15dwt. gold. A new gold-bearing reef has been ...

    Article : 388 words
  4. Barmedman.

    The death of Mr. Alexander Constantine, an old New Zealand miner, has been the principal topic during the past week. He was buried on Saturday last, and some 300 people followed him to the grave. He was largely ...

    Article : 575 words
  5. Garden Notes.

    A writer in the Gardener's Chronicle on the valuableness of the Bermudian juniper suggests to us a few remarks on this genus of evergreen plants. There is, of course, a certain degree of formal appearance in all the junipers; but ...

    Article : 544 words
  6. Queensland.

    There has been (says the Queenslander of the 8th instant) very little of an exciting nature in connection with mining matters daring the month, excepting perhaps the commencement of washing operations at the Deep Lead ...

    Article : 622 words
  7. Hanging Rock and Feel River.

    Messrs. Nethersole and party have just crushed 10 tons of stone at Foley's Folly, near Banging Rock, from the Gladstone Qancky Nacky reef for 81oz. 4dwt. This, the result of nine weeks work for a party of three, is considered good. ...

    Article : 278 words
  8. A Home-made Butter-Worker.

    A farmer writes to the American Agriculturist:—"I have used the bntter-worker described below for four years, and like it very much. My sink is in a little unfinished room, and has a bench adjoining it. About midway of this ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 258 words
  9. Parkes.

    Messrs. Helm, Dudley, and party have been carting quart, from a reef near Currajong, during the past week, and will have it put through the company's machine as soon as the stampers are again started. The reef is narrow, ...

    Article : 587 words
  10. Victoria.

    The Federal Australian of the 6th instant says:—" The share market in all directions continues very much depressed, and some reductions in prices, especially of Sandhurst stocks, have occurred. Ballarat ventures have also come in for a ...

    Article : 955 words
  11. Copeland.

    That the Copeland goldfields at present are remarkably dull, there is no disputing, but that the many gold-bearing reefs in and around this district will be successfully worked in the future is a fact the best experienced readily affirm, ...

    Article : 683 words
  12. A Cheap Coop for Fowls.

    For this, the chief requisite is an old cask. Fence the front as shown in the engraving. Then across the top of the two centre pieces nail a small strip across, as shown in the engraving. Slide the long piece in, and fixe coop is con- ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 95 words
  13. A Visit to Temora.

    The contrast betwixt Temora of to-day and the continua hurlyburly in its once crowded streets is somewhat remarkable. A few weeks ago the Lower Lead was all but deserted, but there appears to be a slight rash at present. ...

    Article : 433 words
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