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  2. DISASTROUS FLOOD AT BURRANDONG.

    Mr. W. H. SUTTOR has handed us the following letter, written by his son, Mr. F. B. Suttor, from Burrandong, dated 23rd June. The talc it tells adds another appalling incident in the many gloomy disasters which have attended ...

    Article : 1,857 words
  3. THE WILLIAMS.

    We had a most distressing flood last week. The river began to rise on Thursday evening, and during the night there was a second 20th of August, 1857. On Friday morning the cultivation flat was all under water. The river ...

    Article : 136 words
  4. BRANXTON.

    As there is a probability of the mail leaving here to-morrow, I send you a few items respecting the late flood:— "During the earlier part of last week we were visited with a few light showers, but up to Wednesday night there ...

    Article : 393 words
  5. THE PARIS EXHIBITION.

    The Great Exposition now promises to ba a very great success. The most gratifying advancement is being made in arranging and classifying the immense number of articles of all classes and descriptions to be exhibited. ...

    Article : 41 words
  6. REELECTIONS ON THE TRIAL OF THE EX-PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTH

    In July, 1862, the Congress of the United States passed a law in relation to treason and confiscation, from which the following are extracts:— "Every person who shall hereafter commit the crime of ...

    Article : 798 words
  7. THE NEW ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH.

    The new Franco-American Telegraph Company, which proposes to lay an electric cable between Brest and Halifax, has been promised the support and assistance of the Imperial Government. ...

    Article : 32 words
  8. INSURRECTION IN CATALONIA.

    The Republicans of the Province of Catalonia attempted to get up a revolutionary rising on the 2nd instant, but it did not meet with the success they hoped for. Troops have been sent there to keep order. ...

    Article : 43 words
  9. MISCELLANEOUS.

    The health of the Princess of Wales has greatly improved of late, and she is now pronounced to be out of danger. Carlo Poerio, the Italian patriot and exile is dead. ...

    Article : 73 words
  10. CANADA.

    New York advices state that Queen Victoria's proclamation, creating the new dominion of Canada, is shortly expected in Ottawa. It is understood that Lord Monck will be sworn in as Viceroy or Governor-General. The Act will ...

    Article : 60 words
  11. Arrival of the mail VIA PANAMA

    The first session of the Peace Congress for the settlement of the Luxemburg question assembled in this city on the 8th instant. Lord Stanley is the President of the Congress and the Representative of England; Prince de is ...

    Article : 1,150 words
  12. UNITED STATES.

    A writ of habeas corpus having been issued, Mr. Jefferson Davis will be brought up before lie Circuit Court of the United States on the 13th May. Surratt was to be tried for murder of Lincoln on the 27th ...

    Article : 91 words
  13. WINDSOR.

    Mr. John Thomas Smith has sent the following statement of the results of his investigations in Windsor, Wilberforce, and Richmond, to Mr. Piddington, M.L.A., one of the treasurers of the Relief Fund :— ...

    Article : 2,127 words
  14. MEXICO.

    Late advices from Mexico represent that another battle had been fought at Queretato, resulting in the complete defeat and the demoralisation of the Imperial troops and the death of General Mirsmon. After the battle it is stated ...

    Article : 122 words
  15. WEST INDIES.

    There is much financial distress prevailing in Havanah and elsewhere in Cuba. Many merchants, bankers, and ...

    Article : 18 words
  16. BRAZIL.

    The Emperor of Brazil, on the 8th of April, signed the decree abolishing slavery throughout the Brazilian Empire, to take effect in twenty years. Children born after that date are absolutely free. ...

    Article : 34 words
  17. AMERICA.

    THE following writ was issued to-day by the Circuit Court at Richmond, for the immediate rendering up of the body of Jefferson Davis, and put in the hands of the district marshal for execution:— ...

    Article : 433 words
  18. INTENSE INCITEMENT AMONG THE COLOURED PEOPLE AT RICHMOND.

    A [?] of a most formidable character has happily been averted this evening in Richmond—temporarily, perhaps, but, fortunately, for the present, deplorable results have been avoided. ...

    Article : 1,241 words
  19. LOWER MURRUMBIDGEE.

    JUNE 27TH.—The reports that have reached us from other parts of the colony show us that during the late tempestuous weather our's has been a favoured lot. We have not altogether escaped, but have experienced only the drippings of ...

    Article : 2,361 words
  20. ARALUEN.

    Nearly the whole of the funds which have been subscribed for the relief of the distress in Araluen are now exhausted, and it has been determined to institute a proper canvass of the whole district. Yesterday Mr. Bennisen and ...

    Article : 673 words
  21. REMOVAL OF JEUFERSON DAVIS TO RICHMOND.

    The writ of habeas corpus in the case of Jefferson Davis was served this morning on General Burton by Marshal Underwood and Deputy-Marshal Dunoan. General Burton first decided to deliver Mr. Davis over to the custody of the ...

    Article : 778 words
  22. THE REFORM BILL

    A grand Reform Demonstration took place in Hyde Park on the 6th instant. It numbered at least 100,000 persons, embracing gentlemen, working-men, roughs, women, and children. The Government first prohibited the meeting, ...

    Article : 364 words
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