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    The death on December 23 at Twickenham of this clever and enterprising literary man, who had led an adventurous life and personally witnessed many remarkable scenes of contemporary history, ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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    A sub-committee of a school committee were examining a class in a proprietary school. One of the members undertook to sharpen up their wits by propounding the following question:— "If I ...

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  5. Mr. J. J. Campbell.

    Mr. J. J. Campbell was born in the East Indies on December 25th, 1837, and shortly afterwards his parents took him home to Ireland. They remained at home for two or three years and went out to New ...

    Article : 116 words
  6. Mr. James Simmons.

    Mr. James Simmons was born in Bathurst in 1838, and educated in the district. On leaving school he learned the business of baker and confectioner, and in 1865 established himself in a lucrative concern in ...

    Article : 136 words
  7. Mr. C B. Street.

    Mr. Carrington Baker Street, Mayor of Ballina, was born at Port Stephens in the year 1847, and is consequently a native of the colony. He is the second surviving son of the late Dr. Charles Drewe Street, who ...

    Article : 221 words
  8. Mr. C H. Veness.

    Alderman C. H. Veness, the present Mayor of Tamworth, whose father was an officer in the H. E. I. Company's service, was born at Deptford, near London, in 1830, and arrived in this colony on Christmas Day, ...

    Article : 210 words
  9. New Publications.

    We have received the third number the The Parthenon (J. Scott and Co., Sydney), containing about 30 pages of nicely printed reading matter, comprising tales and sketches in prose and verse, domestic items, ...

    Article : 605 words
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    Mr. John Wheeler was born in Sydney, New South Wales, on December 18, 1853. Upon leaving school he entered mercantile pursuits, and was for two years engaged in his father's business as a timber merchant. ...

    Article : 405 words
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