Whatever under currents may be at work, to all out word appearance the polities of this colony have been for the last month in a stste of profound quiescence. The Parliament is in recess. A further prorogation has ...Article : 1,923 words
On the 4th of August the Bishop of Sydney raturned from his first visit, as Metropolitan of Australasia, to the colonies of Tasmanis, Victoria, and South Australia and was welcomed by a congratulatory address by the ...Article : 905 words
None of the Arts is so popular with us as Music. For its cultivation we have two regularly organised societies —the Vocal Harmonic Society, for the cultivation of sacred music, and the Philharmonic Society, devoting ...Article : 1,695 words
The past month has been marked by events which have excited renewed interest in the progress of gold mining in this colony. On the 21st July a nugget weighing 27 lbs. was discovered near the surface of the ground, at Surface ...Article : 576 words
Having, in consideration, of the sensitiveness of one of our correspondents, transferred the performances of the two musical societies to another part of the paper, we have very little to say this month under the above ...Article : 374 words
THE past week has been remarkable for little else than the severity of the weather. It commenced raining yesterday week, and has continued, with one day's intermission, ever sinee. A considerable portion of the ...Article : 4,559 words
No event of much importance has taken place in connection with the New Zealand war, since our last summary, of July 31st. The intelligence then given brought the news from the seat of hostilities down to the 6th ...Article : 1,464 words
The heavy and continuous rains which fell daring the latter end of the past and beginning of the presont month inflicted considerable damage on the Great Southern Line of Ballway. Traffic between Liverpool and ...Article : 553 words
The recent news from England has augmented the general feeling of insecurity with which thinking men view the position of the colony. The absence of any local organisation for its defence, taken in connection ...Article : 1,043 words
We have to report, considerable improvement in the state of the pablic health as compared with the mortality bill of the previous month. The influenza has wholly, and the [?] partially disappeared—affections of the ...Article : 452 words
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