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  2. MONTHLY SUMMARY OF NEWS

    Public attention has during the month been strongly directed to the coal measures in the district of Fingal. There is no doubt that there is an inexhaustible supply of this mineral, which ...

    Article : 451 words
  3. IMMIGRATION.

    During the month forty-nine Norfolk hounty immigrants have arrived at Launceston per Solway via Melbourne under the suspices of the Launceston Immigration Aid Society, and have ...

    Article : 92 words
  4. GOLD.

    The Launceston Gold-digging Company are quietly pursuing their operations at Fingal. Several holes have been sunk, and though gold was found in all, it was not in sufficient quality ...

    Article : 147 words
  5. THE [?]LISH MAIL.

    We are still without [?] of the December English mail, and whether our papers, letters, and friends are safe, and only out of date, or have gone to the bottom, are questions which for the ...

    Article : 94 words
  6. WRECK OF THE GEORGE MARSHALL.

    The purchasers of the wreck of this large and valuably laden vessel have found it a very fortunate speculation. Craft after craft continues to bring up cargoes of manufactured and other ...

    Article : 97 words
  7. AD VALOREM DUTIES.

    The new Customs law under which ad valorem duties are levied on a large proportion of our imports, has been in force about two months, and we have now some data by which to test its operation. ...

    Article : 422 words
  8. THE ALL-ENGLAND ELEVEN IN TASMANIA.

    The All-England Eleven arrived at Launceston on 19th February, and proceeded to Hobart Town in a special coach on the following morning. They were met by a deputation at New Town, ...

    Article : 545 words
  9. LAUNCESTON AND DELORAINE RAILWAY.

    This important work is now fairly afloat. Mr. Doyne has completed his parliamentary survey, and presented his report. It is very gratifying to know that there are no engineering difficulties in ...

    Article : 247 words
  10. GENERAL NEWS.

    His Excellency Colonel Gore Browne, with Mrs. Browne, paid a visit to the Northern districts during the latter part of last month and the commencement of this. In consequence of the ...

    Article : 3,986 words
  11. COAST SURVEY.

    It is gratifying to find that the Government acting on the recommendation of the inhabitants, has incurred the responsibility of setting Lieutenant Brooker, R.N., to work. That gentleman ...

    Article : 232 words
  12. THE SALMON PONDS.

    As the introduction of salmon into our rivers is a subject which has claimed much attention, it will not be amiss to give a brief description of the recently completed breeding ponds which ...

    Article : 445 words
  13. MUNICIPAL.

    The late elections have not improved the character of the Municipal Council. There has been more than the usual amount of conceit and ignorance manifested. Some of the "pets" of the ...

    Article : 293 words
  14. LIST OF INSOLVENCIES DURING THE MONTH.

    Robert Thos. Owne, of Evandale, farmer. No scheduled filed, the insolvency having been superseded. Cookson Simpson (absent from the colony), ...

    Article : 55 words
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