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  2. MUNICIPAL REFORM BILL.

    Sir,—In resuming the subject of my former communication to The Argus—the much desiderated question of municipal reform—permit me at the outset of this letter to thank you most ...

    Article : 4,452 words
  3. INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF 62.

    Everything connected with the great Exhibition if next year is to be on a huge and astounding scale of magnitude. It is about a month since we gave a list of the enormous "quantities" ...

    Article : 3,759 words
  4. QUEENSLAND.

    I have little to record in this letter, except the usual weekly increase to our population, and a brisk state of things generally. In North Brisbane the sound of the workman's hammer is ...

    Article : 1,813 words
  5. THE AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION.

    The annual general meeting of the General Association for the Australian Colonies was held on the 28th June, at the committee rooms, Cornhill; Sir A. Stuart Donaldson in the chair. ...

    Article : 1,803 words
  6. PROTECTION V. FREE TRADE.

    Sir,—Your kindness in inserting my last encourages me to again ask for space in your valuable journal for the purpose of making a few remarks on the above subject, more particularly ...

    Article : 1,076 words
  7. TAX UPON SQUATTERS.

    Sir,—Through you, I desire to call the attention of Parliament to what is a tax, a grievance, or a misery, according to the point of view from which it is beheld. I refer to the crowds of ...

    Article : 973 words
  8. FATAL ACCIDENT.

    A respectable miner, named Francis Thompson, met his death here from an accident yesterday afternoon. He was working with other three mates (his brother Joseph being one of ...

    Article : 309 words
  9. THE EXHIBITION.

    Sir,—Do you not think that, whilst the "season ticket-holder," at the cost of £1, has an ad libitum right bestowed on him to visit the present (in all probability) interesting Exhibition so often ...

    Article : 78 words
  10. VOLUNTEERS AND MILITARY LIBRARY.

    Sir,—It has struck me on several occasions that we ought to have a library of military works, to be kept at the Public Library, for the reference of volunteers. I am sure that, now we have so ...

    Article : 145 words
  11. THE FRANCHISE.

    Sir,—I consider the preponderance of the lower classes, arising from an elective system such as exists in this colony, one of the greatest misfortunes that can befall a nation—worse by far in ...

    Article : 733 words
  12. THE OPERA.

    Sir,—I am very fond of operatic music, and have the misfortune to live in the country, and, in consequence of the operas only being advertised in the morning of the same day as they are ...

    Article : 130 words
  13. RICHMOND POLICE PADDOCK.

    Sir,—Now that our hot days are so close at hand, I think it would be a great luxury if a few benches or seats were distributed through the above beautiful paddock, particularly on each ...

    Article : 127 words
  14. THE COLIBAN AND KANGAROO CREEK GOLD-FIELDS.

    Sir,—In accordance with a promise made in my last, that I would inform you further of the rush on the Coliban and Kangaroo, I now attempt to do so, and must treat first of the Coliban diggings. ...

    Article : 583 words
  15. A HARD CASE.

    Sir,—Admiring your spirit at all times for exposing the arbitrary and despotic tyranny of the powers that be," I think it my duty to bring before your notice such a case that I have no ...

    Article : 341 words
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