The last few weeks have been marked by an unusual amount of exciting ecclesiastical events. The most important of these is what will be known in the annals of the colony as the "Maitland riot." A few weeks ago, ...Article : 1,750 words
In our last monthly Summary of colonial intelligence compiled for the perusal of our readers in the Old World, we called attention to the steadily increasing prosperity of the gold-producing interests of this country. ...Article : 952 words
The electric telegraph is now available almost throughout the whole of the colony. The inter-eolonial line is completed with the exception of a few miles between Tarcutt[?] and Adelong ...Article : 239 words
SOUTHERN ROAD.—Tanders have been called for the construction of a considerable portion of this road, and more will shortly be advertised, so as to have it in good order for the anticipated heavy traffic to the Snowy ...Article : 314 words
A serious outbreak has occurred in New Zealand arising out of disputes in reference to the purchase sf land by the Government. In March, 1859, a chief named Te Teira offered to dispose of his land at ...Article : 633 words
The musical and dramatic world has not been startled by the appearance of any great wonder or novelty since, the departure of the Northam. We were to expectation at that time of being shortly called upon to chronicle ...Article : 553 words
On Friday last a motion of Mr. Parkes, that the House of Assembly receive evidence at the bar thereof, of the railway works in course of construction, was agreed to, and on Tuesday next such evidence will be ...Article : 901 words
The probable loss by the recent floods ls roughly estimated at about £200,000. The basis of the approximation is certain returns which have been made out of the losses sustained in the Shoalhaven district. In this ...Article : 322 words
Our last news from the new colony of Queesland, late Moreton Bay, comes down to the 10th of the present month. The Governor, Sir George Bowen, had just completed a toar on Darling ...Article : 921 words
The Government have offered a reward of £100 for the apprehension and conviction of the persons who attempted to set fire to the stores of Messrs. Dean and Co., on the evening of the 2nd instant. ...Article : 5,685 words
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