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  2. CHRISTMAS GAMES.

    This is a much easier game than it appears at first sight, and although we are not prepared to say that "any fool can play at it," it will be found within the scope of most people—unless, ...

    Article : 724 words
  3. OUR POOR.

    Sir—I venture to send you a few lines on this subject, trusting that if you think them worthy they may find a place in your valuable columns. What is to be done with our poor ? That is ...

    Article : 544 words
  4. Law and Criminal Courts.

    James Monaghan, a soldier of the 14th Regiment, was fined 40s. for assaulting two policeconstables in the execution of their duty. Colbert was fined 5s. for being at such ...

    Article : 128 words
  5. Latest Telegrams

    Both Houses have agreed to a compromise in the Land Bill, and have passed it with the Municipal and Appropriation Bills. The prorogation of parliament takes place ...

    Article : 70 words
  6. NEW YEAR'S EVE CUSTOMS.

    Sir—Allow me through your columns to call the attention of the police and the public to the absurd and annoying practice of anonymous scribblers chalking the date of the year upon ...

    Article : 95 words
  7. THE FATAL CHIGNON.

    Scorn was in his eye when he gazed on his wife's enormous chignon shaped like an apple-pit, with a comb in the form of a silver spade set with diamonds crowning the outer crust,—the most ...

    Article : 125 words
  8. Latest News.

    PICTURE FANCIERS.—Either the taste for pictures is increasing, or the change from Northterrace to King William-street is proved to be a judicious one. The number of visitors to the ...

    Article : 2,789 words
  9. NEW ZEALAND,

    Auckland dates to December 21 report that Te Kooti has been reinforced, and is marching on Waikito. The Kingi natives are preparing to give ...

    Article : 138 words
  10. MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS.

    Present—Councillors Mattingly (in the chair), Thomas, Gooden, Hughes, Lawson, Nienaber, and Packham. A letter was received from His Worship the Mayor, excusing his absence on the ...

    Article : 309 words
  11. II.—NONSENSE VERSES.

    This game was suggested by the immense success in England a few years ago of " The Bock of Nonsense," which contained quaint rhymes, with names of many well-known English towns, ...

    Article : 621 words
  12. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Mr. Dangar has been returned for Gwydir. An injury to the balloon prevented the ascent yesterday, The Captains of H.M.S. Phoebe and Virago ...

    Article : 33 words
  13. Latest Shipping News.

    ANALGISTA, schooner, 30 tons, J. McLeod, master, from Yankalilla, Rapid Bav. and Cane Jervis. Cargo-100 bags bark. Bean Brothers: 136 do. do. G. and K. Wills and Co.; 369 ingots ...

    Article : 79 words
  14. MR. JOSEPH SKELTON AND OTHER INSECTS.

    Sir—No doubt I ought to feel honoured at being the subject of a leading article in your columns on Wednesday week, December 15, wherein you so humorously compare me to ...

    Article : 442 words
  15. STRATHALBYN, DECEMBER 21.

    Present—The Mayor, and Councillors Catt, Colman, Leslie, and Trenouth. The Town Clerk, who brought up a lengthy By-law prepared from Acts of Parliament for the licensing, &c., of ...

    Article : 958 words
  16. Latest markets.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 53 words
  17. AUCTION SALE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 81 words
  18. A WAIL FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE.

    Retrech ment's baneful tragedy Alas! is acting now, And we poor Civil servants Before its rod must bow. ...

    Article : 107 words
  19. GAWLER SPORTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 481 words
  20. THE LANDS TITLES OFFICE.

    Sir—Will you kindly allow us to explain that the "omission of the name of one of the solicitors in the Lands Titles Department" from the sheet almanacs issued as yet from this office ...

    Article : 93 words
  21. A FRAGMENT.

    As the fair swimmer rose to the surface, brushing back her chignon with one hand and brandishing her spade in the other, a heavy pair boots, flung at her by one of her sportive ...

    Article : 95 words
  22. CHRISTMAS CHIMES.

    Sir—In answer to Mr. Tomkinson, I beg to state it was no omission on the part of the ringers that the bells did not ring on Christmas morning. The ringers were willing to attend ...

    Article : 97 words
  23. A TALE OF WOE.

    Oh, tragedy and comedy, How close ye are allied; How quickly suffering follows joy, How close a fall on pride. ...

    Article : 219 words
  24. THE NATIVES AT FRANKLIN HARBOUR.

    Sir—Will you kindly permit me, through the medium of your columns, to call attention to the state of the aboriginals in this district. There are about 60 or 70 here at present, ...

    Article : 370 words
  25. Advertising

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    Advertising : 275 words
  26. PAT'S COMPLAINT OF THE TIMES.

    Faix tho' I'm a poor man, I'd scorn to be mane, And retrenchment's a word I hould in disdain ; For it brings our great folks to a sort of eclipse, And “I'II pay you week” is the word on ...

    Article : 185 words
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