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  2. Scientific and Useful.

    THE wardens of our various gold-fields being now duly en rapport with the museum, it follows that new mineral discoveries are speedily represented in the glass cases of that institution; ...

    Article : 1,016 words
  3. The Naturalist.

    POWERFUL OWL.—In the previous paper, the various numbers of the genus Strix were considered. Our attention is now directed to the other genus Athene. A well marked distinction ...

    Article : 2,344 words
  4. Away west of Cardwell.

    CASHMERE is, at present, little known, being some 50 miles distant from Cardwell to the westward on the table-land; it is without doubt first-class farming and pastoral land, with a ...

    Article : 431 words
  5. Joseph Mazzini.

    MARCH 11 being the third anniversary of the great Italian who, in the judgment of Carlyle, sacrificed to the Revolution a literary faculty unsurpassed in the nineteenth century, drew a ...

    Article : 1,168 words
  6. New Guinea.

    THE various recent attempts at the exploration of this island-continent so near to Australia, and in which Englishmen, Germans, Dutchmen, Italians, and Russians have vied with each other ...

    Article : 1,418 words
  7. The Miner.

    THE expectations which the enterprising proprietors of the Homeward Bound claim at the Enoggera Gold-field founded on their small crushing machine have not, we understand, ...

    Article : 135 words
  8. The Sketcher.

    I TOOK the opportunity, as the steamer called at Somerset, Cape York, to inquire as to the merits and demerits of the place as a port, harbor of refuge and settlement; also as to the ...

    Article : 2,350 words
  9. Trade of Stanthorpe.

    ON May 31, a meeting was held at Stanthorpe for the purpose of devising means to refute statements depreciatory of the prosperity of the district made in Parliament. A numerous ...

    Article : 717 words
  10. The Cruise of H.M.S. Challenger.

    THE following extracts are from a letter received from off Japan by a gentleman in Sydney, in continuation of correspondence which has already appeared from time to time in the ...

    Article : 1,206 words
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