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    The weather for the past week has been a subject of importance, though not, fortunately, producing such melancholy interest as the corresponding week of last year, when so many ...

    Article : 212 words

    The weather we are experiencing is playing sad havoc with the country, which is looking very badly, grass being withered to an alarming degree. A small return is generally expected from the ...

    Article : 200 words
  4. Tambo.

    I NOTICE the head of the Barcoo has not been spoken of for some time; probably people are thinking of the terrible times when we shall be cut off from all civilisation by this new road ...

    Article : 469 words
  5. Toowoomba.

    THE new court-house must now be ready for occupation, as I see the work of window-cleaning and scrubbing has commenced. The clerks of the Lands-office are not anxious to move, as ...

    Article : 181 words
  6. Mackay.

    THE weather, which has been very close and sultry during the past week, changed yesterday, when a very acceptable rainfall during the evening and this morning took place. The season ...

    Article : 293 words

    Last week was a terrible one for heat. Fortunately there has been a change, with a considerable rainfall. The grass is reported to be good everywhere except up towards the range of ...

    Article : 217 words
  8. Rockhampton.

    ON Wednesday afternoon last the committee of the newly formed Stockowners' Association, met Mr. Archer, M.L.A., by appointment, to bring under his notice certain matters affecting their ...

    Article : 659 words
  9. TAMBO.

    The weather has been cloudy and much warmer this last week, but no rain of any consequence has fallen. I hear of 3000 fat sheep having left Tambo ...

    Article : 41 words
  10. Stanthorpe.

    OPERATIONS in tin-mining of late have not been particularly brisk, owing to fast-failing supplies of water on all claims outside our main creek leads, in consequence of which several have ...

    Article : 701 words
  11. NANANGO.

    For some weeks I have had no opportunity of communicating any stock movements, none having come to my knowledge. I imagine the low price that fat cattle realise at present in the ...

    Article : 247 words

    We had light rain on Sunday last, but there was not enough to do any good. 11,000 mixed sheep, from Canning Downs south, in charge of Mr. J. B. Wilkinson, crossed ...

    Article : 80 words
  13. Hodgkinson.

    NEARLY all our mills are again at work, and though all are not kept constantly employed, still the quantity of stone put through during last month is a large increase on that crushed during ...

    Article : 666 words

    I am truly glad to be able to record a chauge in the weather. Last week was cruelly hot until Friday, when we were visited with a thunderstorm, which cooled the air, though rain only fell ...

    Article : 147 words

    Grass and water in abundance since and of January; all creeks running. Sheep are doing well; weaning will commence next month. ...

    Article : 177 words
  16. ALLORA.

    The weather of late has been very hot and dry. The little grass we had is now nearly burnt up again, and our early corn crop is completely destroyed by the parching weather. The nights are ...

    Article : 193 words

    There is a change in the weather to-day and it seems as if the rain we want so badly would come shortly. It is to be hoped so, or the late crops of maize will be a failure, I am afraid. ...

    Article : 45 words
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  19. Isisford (late Wittown), Barcoo.

    IT is announced here that a local man has taken the mail contract for two years at £500, to be run weekly from Blackall by coach. I consider that a reasonable price, though it will ...

    Article : 252 words
  20. TAROOM.

    The weather during the last fortnight has again exemplified the folly of entering on the domain of prophecy with reference to so fickle a subject. When last I wrote the frequent ...

    Article : 166 words
  21. Gympie.

    IT is a singular circumstance, but one that has frequently been noted before in connection with mining affairs on this goldfield, that no sooner does any particular mine become notorious for ...

    Article : 740 words

    The country generally about here is looking well; not much rain has fallen at a little distance in some directions. The Thompson is running, but there is no grass on the frontage. Tocal, ...

    Article : 117 words
  23. Charters Towers.

    THE large percentage of mundic and other minerals contained in most of the quartz taken from below the water-level of our reefs renders it very difficult, if not impossible, to save ...

    Article : 1,641 words
  24. The Lower Flinders.

    IT is with much regret, and at the risk of bringing our district, from the late frequent casualties, into unpleasant notoriety, that I have to report the cases of two other unfortunates ...

    Article : 524 words

    For the past week or ten days the weather has been almost unprecedented for heat. I do not remember to have felt the heat more intense than I did on Saturday last, ...

    Article : 178 words
  26. Stock Movements and State of the Country.

    For the last week or so we have experienced very hot weather indeed. Old Sol's smiles have not tended to improve the grass or anything in the shape of vegetation; everything is almost burnt ...

    Article : 138 words

    In stock matters I have to report as follows:— Mr. T. G. Robinson sold at Toowoomba 120 head of fat cattle, light weights, from Mr. G. Dines' Merriwa station, at £4 5s. per head; also 1140 ...

    Article : 164 words

    Wet season hanging off; begin to be frightened shan't have any. The rain that has fallen has been extremely partial. ...

    Article : 26 words

    VERY little doing in the way of stock movements at this season of the year; the only draft that has passed this month being a mob of 1200 mixed cattle, the property of M'Kenzie, Bostock, ...

    Article : 113 words

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