A SPECIAL public meeting under the auspices of the League for the Encouragement of Native Industries was held last Friday in the City Hall, Castlereagh-street. Mr. Ewington occupied the ...Article : 844 words
THE newly-elected Speaker of the Victorian Assembly springs from a political stock, his father, Mr. Patrick Lalor, having represented Queen's County in the British House of Commons; and ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 527 words
Sir,—Can you, or any of your numerous readers, produce a piece by a Russian poet—Darzhaving, I believe—called "An Ode to the Creator God." It commences— ...Article : 111 words
SINCE the trial of the outlaw, Edward Kelly, rumours have been freely circulated to the effect that the friends and sympathisers of the Greta outlaws did not intend to allow the Glenrowan affair to pass ...Article : 990 words
Sir,—I notice answers by three correspondents in your valuable journal with reference to the highest number of sheep shorn by one man in a day. "Kurilla" says 211, "Bobadil" 274, "S. M. M. ...Article : 224 words
Sir,—A correspondent in your last issue asks whether any Murray cod have been taken exceeding 301b in weight. I can inform him that some years since a fisherman named Knoble secured a specimen ...Article : 105 words
Sir,—Will "Bobadli" tell me if S. Yates shore the 274 sheep in the usual shearers' hours from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.? ...Article : 38 words
We learn that a Mr. Armstrong, of Kiama, died in the early part of this week at the great age of about 107 years. Mr. Armstrong was a native of Ireland, and for several years after his arrival in this colony ...Article : 175 words
Sir,-Your correspondent "T. H." (vide "Notes and Queries") states that my assertion that Samuel Yates shore 274 sheep in one day is pure fiction. Now, I beg to inform Mr. "T. H." that I am at least ...Article : 232 words
Lung and liver complaints are certainly benefited, often cured, by a free consumption of onions; either cooked or raw. Colds yield to them like magic Don't be afraid of them. Taken at night all offence ...Article : 137 words
Sir,—In reply to a query by "Piscator," which appeared in the last issue of your journal, I beg to state that Baker, a fisherman of Gundagai, caught a codfish which weighed 62lb. It was disposed of by ...Article : 110 words
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