SPECIAL.—Correspondents are requested to write on one side of paper only, and to use ink. It is a cruel infliction on editorial eyes and time, and still more cruel to compositors, to place "copy" before them in the form ...Article : 108 words
PUBLIC HOLIDAY.—Thursday, January 21, will he observed as a public holiday in the district of Illawarra. TOLLBAR ESTABLISHED.—The tollbar at present ...Article : 970 words
CONSIDERABLE EXCITEMENT here at the rumored dicovery of gold on the Monare mountains, about 22 miles from Colombo. On the road toward Nimitybelle there are now ahout 120 men on the ground ...Article : 66 words
THE HOLIDAYS.—It is generally agreed that Christmas has been unusually dull and quiet. The business people have not made such big hauls as usual. The shearers, it has been remarked, have not ...Article : 498 words
WATER,—Mr. Sawers, M.L A, has sent a letter to the Bourke council, stating the plaus for the Bourke water works have been completed. The estimated cost, including pipes, is £12,000. A great care has ...Article : 136 words
POLITICAL.—Great satisfaction is felt and expressed here at the fact of a practical minor being placed at the head of the Mines Department. Mr. Vaughn has been engaged, more or less, in mining ...Article : 594 words
The following table shows the rainfall in different parts of the colony from December 29, 1885, to december 31, 1885, and the total rainfall from the beginning of the year to December 31,1885. ...Article : 412 words
THE HOLIDAYS 3 just over seem to have been enjoyed very heartily by our residents. At Christmas we had numbers of excursions and picnics, &c., probably the most enjoyable of which was that of the ...Article : 692 words
SPLENDID XMAS WEATHER, owing to a slight fall of rain, but the last three or four days have been very hot and unpleasant, hot winds blowing. BUSINESS very quiet this season; everyone with ...Article : 201 words
FIRE BRICADES ACT.—The provisions of the Fire Brigades Act, 1884, have been extended to the town of Mudgee, and the "captain" of the local brigade will in future be designated the superintendent. ...Article : 721 words
CHRISTMAS DAY, 1885, will be long remembered, here on account of the splendid fall of rain which continued throughout the whole day. Indeed, it was so wolcome that old and young accepted it as ...Article : 498 words
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