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    COST OF LIVING.—Considering that Copeland'is only 74 miles from ocean navigation, viz., Raymond Terrace, this is most exorbitantly high. Bread here is 5½d the 21b loaf, beef now 5d and 6d, and groceries fully 50 per cent. above ...

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    MAGNIFICENT RAIN.—The prospects of a dry spring sueceeding a hard winter had began to fill the minds of settlers here with dismal forbodings, but the needed change cams during Friday night in a succession of beautiful showers. ...

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    A LADY over 70 years of age cutting four new teeth it the latest novelty. THE COMING EVENT.—Entries for the show have come in wonderfully well considering the hard times, and are ...

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    DEATH.—A son of the late Martin Shanahan, of Victoria, died here last Wednesday from consumption, and was buried on the following Friday. His funeral was largely attended, including Sir P. A. Jennings, from Sydney. ...

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    RAILWAY PROTESTS.—Much indignation is being expressed here that the Minister of Railways, after promising a large deputation from Narandera and Jerilderie that tenders for the line between these towns would be called ...

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    WEATHER.—It rained all day on August 20, which will prove a great been to the district, as all stock ia very poor from want of grass. ...

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    FOUND DROWNED.—An employee on Yamma station, while drawing water from a logged tank, lost his balance, fell in, and was drowned. His name was Patrick Culley. SHEARING.—This annnal excitement is now pretty ...

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    A correspondent, from whom we will be glad to get further news in a condensed form, reports upon the importance of the district, and its mineral wealth. POSTAL AFFAIRS.—These would seem to be in a loose ...

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  10. NUNDLE.

    STILL GOING AHEAD.—The Christmas Reef Co., Oakenville Creek, have put through 300 tons of stone. The regult has not transpired. I hear that it has paid good wages considering there were no heavy patches in this lot. ...

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  11. MUDGEE.

    SERIOUS CHARGES:—At the police court on Friday, June Cupitt, wife of George Cupitt, a Cooyal farmer, appeared to answer a summons charging her with, causing the death of an infacts by neglecting to nurture and take care of it. ...

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    SUDDEN DEATH.—Mrs. Matthew M'Mahon arrived from Sydney last week, to her brother-in-law's wedding. She took ill, and she died on friday evening; typhold fever, is said to be the cause. Much sorrow is felt for Mrs. ...

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  13. FORBES.

    CONCERT.—Our Roman Catholic friends had an excellent house at the Osborne Hall on Friday. A lengthy and attractive programme had been provided, all amateurs, and was admirably carried out. The concert was in aid of ...

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  14. NYNGAN.

    BETTER LOOK OUT FOR LIVING.—Since my last communication things in general have improved, at least as regards flour and produce. Flour has been sold at £3 15s per bag, and it is reported some holders are likely to sell ...

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  15. WAGGA.

    MECHANIES' INSTITUTE MATTERS.—The institution that fills the place of a school of arts here has by no means as any time given much evidence of popular favour; for the past 10 years the average number of members has been ...

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    The weather since last writing has been fine with the exception of a few slight frosts. To-day it is cloudy, with evary appearance of rain. LICENSING.—The bench of magistrates held a meeting ...

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    RAILWAY MOVEMENT.—A public meeting, thoroughly representative of the pastoral, agricultural, and commercial interests of the district, was held, in Music Hall, on Tuesday last. F. Utz, Esq., chairman of the municipal ...

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  18. PENRITH.

    LECTURE.—Mr. Eli Johnson, the temperance lecture is to deliver a lecture here on Monday evening next, under the ausprees of the local I.O.G.T. Lodge IMPROVEMENTS.—Several now premises, business and ...

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    WEATHER.—The last few days have been hot. The season seems suddenly to have changed from winter to summer. THE RAILWAY.—This work is expected to be opened here ...

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    RAILWAY SURVEY.—At a public meeting held here a few days since certain gentlemen were appointed to wait-upon the Minister, together with the member (Mr. Roseby) and other irfinentials, to obtain a trial survey from Kiama to ...

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    THE SHEEP SHOW.—This was the chief item of local interest daring last week. The quality of the exhibits was really good, the animals in most instances being almost perfection, and the entries were numerous, comprising ...

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