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  2. A Father of New South Wales.

    John Macarthur, of whom we give a likeness from a portrait in the possession of Mr. Henniker Heaton, was one of those men to whose indomitable energy and shrewd foresight, the cause of ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 601 words

    Mr. Editor,—I have enclosed you a leaf from an old volume of Burns that I found among my possibles, and thought that in this time of annexation that it s sounded to me very appropriate to the occasion. ...

    Article : 433 words
  4. Notes and Queries.

    I forward you herewith, in answer to a question a few days ago, in "Notes and Queries " for sample, a complete hall of irregular shape, hut larger than a goose egg, of a composition to my mind of masticated ...

    Article : 148 words

    With respect to Mr. Baker's letter on the above subject, I Deg to say I am glad to learn that at least one colonial has had his eyes opened to the faults of his countrymen. He asks, " Is it true that ...

    Article : 579 words
  6. Eden-Bega Railway.

    A deputation, consisting of Messrs. A. L. Munn, Laidley, Mort, and J. M'Millan, introduced by Mr, Henry Clarke, M.L.A., waited upon the Minister of Works on Friday to ask him to make a trial survey of ...

    Article : 133 words

    The following superstitions are prevalent throughout many parts of the British.Isles:— It is unluoky for a funeral to cross your path. If a lady completes a patchwork quilt she will ...

    Article : 215 words
  8. Death of Colonel Coveney.

    There are many in Sydney who will regret to hear of the death of Colonel Coveney, of the Slack Watch, in the recent encounter with the Arabs on the banks of the Nile. Colonel Coveney was an Australian. ...

    Article : 214 words
  9. Wagga-Tumbarumba Railway.

    A deputation waited upon the Minister of Works on Friday, and presented him with the following memorial signed by a large number of residents of Adelong, Gundagai, Tumut, and the surrounding ...

    Article : 456 words
  10. Cable News.

    LONDON, February 12.—It is announced that General Sir George Graham, V.C., will command the forces which will proceed to Suakim, and thence to Berber, and that Major-General Sir G. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 871 words
  11. The Wombeyne Caves.

    During the Christmas holidays I was seized with an irresistible inclination to visit the Womboyne caves, and having discovered another who was in the same exploring disposition as myself, we were soon ...

    Article : 338 words



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