On Wednesday evening, a public meeting was held at the Court House, West Maitland, for the purpose of advocating the claims of the society recently formed in Sydney for the abolition of all State support to religion. ...Article : 8,485 words
THE gold fever has evidently taken possession of the imaginations of the labouring-classes here—numbers are daily departing for the El Dorado supposed to exist in the neighbourhood of the Rocky Rover. I fear many of the ...Article : 813 words
SIR—When Mr. Barker said, in the debate on the New Constitution Bill, speaking of the Opposition, that " One of their first acts would be to lower the minimum price of waste lands, and this done it would be no ...Article : 1,167 words
WE have received Auckland papers to the 9th ultimo. The New Zealander of the 5th, ultimo, has the following in relation to the proposed change in the place of holding the sessions of the legislature:—" The ...Article : 1,195 words
WE have received Shanghai papers to the 17th of May. The North China Herald of the 17th May says:—"Private accounts inform us that the rebels have taken ...Article : 840 words
A BANK AT ARMIDALE.—We have great pleasure in congratulating the inhabitants of Armidale and New England generally on the projected establishment of a branch of the Joint Stock Bank in this township. The ...Article : 372 words
OUR GOLD AND ITS MISSION.—When the Ballaarat and Mount Alexander diggings were first opened up the bush became tenanted with a population, and the real settlement of the colony commenced, or rather should have ...Article : 1,006 words
BY way of Mauritius we have news from Natal to the middle of May. The rumour of war with the Kaffirs appears to have been not altogether without foundation. The origin of ...Article : 538 words
The steamer Gundagai, with the barge Murrumbidgee, arrived on Thursday, the 24th instant, and were safely moored on the Victorian side of the Murray. Many have been the enquiries for her, and various ...Article : 485 words
BY the London, steamer, we are in receipt of Victoria journals to the 31st ultimo, being two days later than those which had previously come to hand. We make the following extracts:— ...Article : 1,300 words
WE have received Mauritius papers to the 11th June. The following review of the importations into that colony during the preceding year is from the Commercial Gazette. ...Article : 725 words
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