We announced, in an Extra issued at an early hour yesterday morning, that our Melbourne contemporary the Argus had been informed by Mr J. G. Williams, the discoverer of this field on the ...Article : 87 words
John C. Daggett was brought up at the Water Police Court yesterday (remanded on bail from Saturday), charged with having, on the 14th March last, he being then master of the British vessel ...Article : 2,088 words
When Dr Johnson was asked for his opinion on the popular passion for gin, he said life was a pill which all must swallow, and each had his own particular mode of gilding it If the poor found gin ...Article : 1,379 words
Tenders will be received at the Office of Stores until 12 o'clock noon, on Wednesday the 14th July, for the supply of fresh meat to the Gaol, General Hospital, and Invalid Depot at Launceston. ...Article : 145 words
Two inebriates were each fined 5s, with the alternative of twenty-hours' imprisonment. DISTURBING THE PEACE. Sophia Murphy and Jane Maddox were ordered to ...Article : 494 words
By the s.s. Rob Roy we have our Melbourne files to June 26th :— The second reading of the Land Law Amendment Bill was agreed to on Wednesday, by a majority of ...Article : 1,879 words
For years past, while yielding gold with a liberality unexampled in the history of the world, the soil of Australia has supplied droppings of diamonds and other gems which have arrested the attention of ...Article : 1,128 words
Our files from this colony are complete to June 22nd :— The S. M. Herald of June 22nd gives the following further particulars of the fatal accident to the ...Article : 655 words
The Supreme Court has overruled the whole of the objections raised in favour of Captain Hovell, now lying under sentence of death for the Polynesian murders on board the Young Australian, and ...Article : 650 words
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