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    OBITUARY.—The death of Mr. Samuel Billingsley Dight, who expired after a prolonged illness on the 7th instant, at Clifford, is matter of general regret in the district, of which he was one of the oldest ...

    Article : 422 words
  3. MACKAY (Q.).

    DROUGHT.—The drought continues. Everything is dry and withersd in appearance; and stock is Retting poor. During the day the sun very hot. The nights are cold, and sometimes frosty, with heavy ...

    Article : 318 words
  4. TOOWOOMBA (Q.).

    THE DARLING DOWNS COUNTRY at the present time has anything but a beautiful appearance, being in a deplorable state owing to the want of rain. Large tracts of country which last year ...

    Article : 193 words

    SALE OF Work.—On Wednesday afternoon and evening the pupils of the Pestalozzi Sohoolhad a sale of work at the Church of England schoolroom, New-atreot. The attendance was very good; the stalls ...

    Article : 309 words
  6. THE BARCOO (Q.).

    WEATHER, &C.—The days and nights still keep very cool. This morning a south-wost breeze Bprang up, and as I write there is every appearance of rain, It is to he hoped that we are in for a good downpour. ...

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  7. ORANGE.

    THE SALVATION "ARMY."—The police anthorities have again taken action against the Salvation 'Army" for having obstructed public thoroughfares On Tuesday half a dozen members of the "Army" ...

    Article : 344 words

    WEATHER.—From all quarters of North Queensland the weather reports are most unsatisfactory. Tropical agriculture and pastoral pnraaits have only recently recovered from the effeots of a prolonged ...

    Article : 327 words

    BRIDGE.—Much satisfaction is expressed here at the passing of a sum on the supplementary estimates for the purpose of erecting a bridge over the River Darling at Wilcannia. This work was promised by ...

    Article : 903 words
  10. PICTON.

    WEATHER.—Nothing but a croak this week, and that not such as might be expected from those who in Sydney and the favored coast districts have recently enjoyed a delightful rain, but the hoarse ...

    Article : 306 words
  11. TINGHA.

    "WEATHER.—NO rain has fallen. Everything has porished; and from all appearances we Bhall have a continuance of the drought. FIRES,—Owing to so much grass having been ...

    Article : 150 words

    BORDER TRAFFIC.—From the Customs officers' report for the past month, it appears that there have been 530 passengers from Queensland for New South Wales, and 411 from Now South Wales for ...

    Article : 264 words
  13. PARKES.

    WEATHER.—We have had another week of frosty Weather. Farmers are beginning to grumble at the long-lookod-for downpour not coming, and at having to cart their wheat to Forbes for sale. ...

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    NOXIOUS WEEDS.—Noxious weeds have become terrible in this neighborhood, and are just as bad in other parta of the Richmond. There are acres covered with sida retusa (or pigweed) around ...

    Article : 369 words

    DEATH.—I have to record the death of Mrs. Jorome, an old resident here, on August 3, from dropsy. THE WEATHER is torribly dry; and fat stook are ...

    Article : 46 words

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