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  2. RAILWAYS IN VICTORIA.

    A public meeting was held in Astley's Amphitheatre last evening for the purpose of impressing upon Parliament the necessity of at once starting a definite scheme of Railways in this country on an extensive scale. The ...

    Article : 2,243 words
  3. THE NEWS OF THE DAY.

    The New Ministry was, of course, nil the the yesterday. Some approved: others disapproved. " The new ministry is better than tho old one." "Ah! well, but the country ...

    Article : 1,588 words
  4. POLICE.

    A DRUNKEN DRAYMAN.—John Honley was fined 50s for being drunk, and allowing his horse and dray to run away. RUNAWAY HORSE AND DRAY.—Richard Turner, ...

    Article : 720 words
  5. CHURCH OF ST. LUKE, EMERALD HILL.

    Yesterday there was no little stir at Emerald Hill, in consequence of the occurrence of the ceremony of founding the new church of St. Luke, by his Excellency tho Governor. The weather was beautiful, and ...

    Article : 1,707 words
  6. MUSIC AND THE DRAMA.

    The events at the Royal during the past week have not been of a very startling character. On Thursday and Friday we had a reproduction of "Sweethearts and Wives" and "William Tell," Messrs. Coppin, Craven, ...

    Article : 1,202 words
  7. CRICKET.

    On Saturday a second match between the above clubs came off on the Richmond Cricket Ground, which was again kindly placed at the disposal of the contending clubs. Mr Bartlett officiated as umpire ...

    Article : 300 words
  8. CITY COUNCIL

    The usual meeting of this body took place yesterday. The payment of £3,175 Gs. 8d., sanctioned by the Finance Committee, was approved of, as well as £828 towards the Fitzroy Ward Improvement Fund. ...

    Article : 227 words
  9. POISON IN DEAD CATTLE.

    The following facts connected with this painfully interesting subject are from the Sydney journals:— Dr M'Cartney continues to receive information and reports respecting the cattle disease, and to make the ...

    Article : 1,260 words
  10. COMPANION TO THE FLOWER GARDEN.

    Fibrous-rooted perennials may now be propagated by parting. Remove the earth sufficiently to expose the roots, and slip off the off-sets, leaving the old plant in its place ; or the old plant may be taken up and ...

    Article : 300 words
  11. FACTS FOR FARMERS.

    SIR,—In my last letter I suggested that some protective measure should be adopted in favor of agriculture ; but in case my meaning should be misunderstood, I deem it worthy to offer a ...

    Article : 828 words
  12. "TOUCH US GENTLY, TIME !"

    My hair is getting grey, the crows' feet are multiplying about my eyes, and the wrinkles becoming deeper and deeper in my forehead and around my mouth. Well, what of this to thee my reader ? ...

    Article : 712 words
  13. OPINION OF THE COUNTRY.

    We select the following from the Kilmore Examiner:- The political aspect of the times is most significant. Great changes are about to take place in the ...

    Article : 341 words
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