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  2. THE TRAMWAYS TRUST.

    The above sketch illustrates one of the four bays of the electric tramways car depot tO be erected at Hackney road. The building will stand 131 ft. back from the alignment, and will have a frontage of 295 ft. by a depth of 289 ft. Each of the piers shown in the picture will be 39 ft. high and 8 ft. to 10 ft. wide, and the space between them 62 ft. The depot in which the electric cars will be housed, and which is part of the design for the complete buildings at Hackney road prepared by ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 695 words
  3. ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY.

    The thirtieth annual meeting of the subscribers to the South Australian Zoological and Acclimatization Society was held in the Mayor's Parlour, Adelaide Town Hall, on ...

    Article : 3,697 words
  4. NOMENCLATURE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Unley derived its appellation from the maiden name of the wife of the late Thomas Whistler, who, over half a century ago, held for agricultural ...

    Article : 1,622 words
  5. OVERSEA SHIPPING.

    At London.—Turakina, steamer, from Lytticton June 9; Concordia, barque, from Timaru April 14; Suffolk, steamer, from Port Adelaide May 21. AtAntwerp.—Port ...

    Article : 121 words
  6. COMMERCE AND FINANCE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 237 words
  7. Advertising

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    Advertising : 985 words
  8. VICTORIA.

    The Oriental Timber Company of Australia has secured a site at Geelong for a huge sawmilling and timber planing works. When the concern is in full working order ...

    Article : 66 words
  9. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The Government steamer Federal returned to-day from a visit of inspection to Cape Don and Cape Hotham in connection with the proposed erection of lighthouses ...

    Article : 183 words
  10. MELROSE. To the Editor.

    Sir—I see that there is a dispute over the naming of Melrose. "Old Timer" said there were three Campbell brothers camped under Mount Remarkable, and that they ...

    Article : 296 words
  11. RATE OF DISCOUNT.

    The open market rate of discount for best three months bills ruled on Thursday afternoon at 1[?] per cent., compared with 1¼ per cent, a week ago. The bank ...

    Article : 94 words
  12. GOVERNMENT STOCKS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 221 words
  13. WENTWORTH SHOW.

    Elder Smith. Co., Limited, report having on Friday morning received telegraphic advice from Wentworth from Mr. W. D. Crozier that his Moorna sheep had been ...

    Article : 93 words
  14. WALKERVILLE.

    At the meeting of proprietors held at the Adelaide and Port Lincoln Hotel on Wednesday last, it was agreed to adjourn the same to Monday next, the 28th inst., at ...

    Article : 91 words
  15. STRATHALBYN.

    Sir—In the reference by one of your correspondents to the name of Strathalbyn in the Nomenclature of South Australia, it is that it means white valley from ...

    Article : 151 words
  16. Great Copper Centre.

    Wallaroo is a word which represents a drastic distortion from the original. The natives called it Wadla-waru (the [?]d pronounced very softly), meaning ...

    Article : 700 words
  17. Advertising

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    Advertising : 457 words
  18. TASMANIAN LOAN.

    The Tasmanian loan has been fully subscribed by the public. The issue is for £200,000 at 3½ per cent., and the price was fixed at £98 10/. ...

    Article : 34 words
  19. AUSTRALIAN MINING SHARES.

    At the close of the business on the Stock Exchange on Thursday mining shares were quoted thus:—Brokens, buyers 38/9, sellers 40/; Block 10. buyers 45/, sellers 47/6; ...

    Article : 35 words
  20. PROPOSED RENAMING LEAGUE.

    Sir—One of your correspondents has pro­posed that a renaming league should, be formed, with a view to displace a number of existing ill-selected and confusing names ...

    Article : 153 words
  21. METALS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 148 words
  22. LAKE NEWLAND.

    Sir—In looking over some old papers the other day I discovered a number of The south Australian Chronicle under date August 25, 1841, in which it is stated that ...

    Article : 238 words
  23. MERCHANDISE.

    Breadstuffs.—The wheat markets are quiet at late rates. The small supplies which are available are likely to cause continued firmness. Cargoes are firmly held, ...

    Article : 236 words
  24. Advertising

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    Advertising : 10 words
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