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  2. MR. DUFFY AND THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.

    Sir,—Mr. Duffy, in this morning's Argus, is reported to have spoken as follows:— "The imputation cast upon him by the honvice learned member, relative to the Civil ...

    Article : 208 words
  3. CAPITAL AND LABOUR VERSUS IMMIGRATION.

    Sir,—In my last letter, some three weeks ago, I endeavoured to show that labour and capital must be combined, and that despotism must not be adherted to by either party, if this colony is to ...

    Article : 996 words
  4. THE MORTALITY IN MELBOURNE.

    Sir,—My attention having been directed to a letter in your columns of yesterday, signed "Francis A. Corbett," I am induced to offer a few words in reply, with a view of correcting one ...

    Article : 453 words
  5. PORT OF MELBOURNE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,370 words
  6. A NOVELTY.

    Sir,—I captured in my garden in Collingwood, on Saturday, a large insect of the Mantis speeies, which I believe to be rate in this country. I have made considerable entomological ...

    Article : 125 words
  7. INQUESTS.

    The City Coroner held an inquest on Friday, at Sandridge, touching the death of a man named William Owen, aged 42 years. Susannah Sponce said she had known deceased for four years. He ...

    Article : 559 words
  8. THE BENDIGO VALLEY MINING COMPANY.

    Sir,—Through the medium of your widelycirculated paper, I would caution the Melbourne shareholders of the above company as to whom they entrust with their proxies at future meetings, ...

    Article : 339 words
  9. GEELONG MARKETS.

    IMPORTS.—The following are the quotations for the principal articles of consumption:—Flour—Tasmanian, 18l. 10s.; Adelaide, 17l. 10s.; Victorian, 10l. wheat, 7s. 6d.; sacks, 12s. 6d. per dozen; woolpacks, 4s. ...

    Article : 1,435 words
  10. SUICIDE OF A PRISONER.

    The City Coroner on Saturday resumed the investigation concerning the death of John Pickles, who was found dead in a cell in the King-street Watchhouse early on Friday ...

    Article : 860 words
  11. COLLINGWOOD MUNICIPAL COUNCIL

    Sir,—I would wish, though the medium of your paper, to call the particular attention of the ratepayers of East Collingwood to the contemptible exhibition which took place in the Municipal ...

    Article : 213 words
  12. THE HOBSON'S BAY RAILWAY, AND THE SANDRIDGE PIER, DOCK, AND TRAMWAY COMPANY.

    Sir,—I shall feel obliged by your allowing me to reply, through your aolumas, to the letter which has appeared in them from Mr. Dugald Little, secretary to the Tramway Scheme, ...

    Article : 629 words
  13. THE LATE ATTEMPTED SUICIDE AT PRINCE'S BRIDGE.

    Sir,— Your well-known determination to do justice to all parties induces me to correct a statement made respecting the rescue of a man, stated to be a lunatic, from drowning, on ...

    Article : 532 words
  14. MELBOURNE MARKETS.

    THE MILLS.—There has been a fair demand for flour during the week, in small quantities for immediate use, at steadily sustained prices. Fine flour is quoted at £10 per ton; bran, 1s. 8d. per bushel; wheat, 8s. 3d. ...

    Article : 3,601 words
  15. MELBOURNE WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT.

    Business throughout the week has continued generally dull in the town trade. For the country there has been more animation, but at no improved prices, the aspect of which is still downwards. Confidence, ...

    Article : 2,372 words
  16. MOSQUITOES AND SANDAL-WOOD.

    Sir,—being obliged to remain in town I had nearly written sleep—for a few nights lately, I was persecuted by mosquitoes. Last night, to save my face, I tied my pocket-handkerchief ...

    Article : 129 words
  17. Advertising

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    Advertising : 10 words
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