APPOINTMENTS.—Albert E. Sykes, Harbor Master, Rockhampton, to be shipping inspector at that port; William [?], [?] master of the dredge Bremer, at Port Douglas; John N. ...Article : 260 words
THE, monthly meeting of the Agricultural and Pastoral Society of Southern Queensland was held on the 15th instant. The president, A. Watt, Esq, J.P. (in the chair), and Messrs. ...Article : 449 words
SIR,—As an admirer of Mr. Macrossan, I take an interest in watching his career and the wonderful change that is coming over his couvictions. Just now, in July 1880, he is a staunch ...Article : 269 words
IN my last I omitted mentioning that in May we had a large gathering of blacks. They had come from most of the surrounding stations, some having travelled fifty miles in the hope of ...Article : 2,427 words
THE exhibition just held was, pecuniarily, the greatest success yet achieved in Maryborough, the atteudance on both days amounting to at least 5000, not including "dead-heads," so that ...Article : 574 words
CHARLEVILLE is at present rather dull, the only excitement during the past fortnight arising on one occasion from the annual school treat, and on another from the fortnightly ...Article : 415 words
SIR,—In the discussion arising out of the Haslem rail contract mention has been made of the prices quoted for steel rails in the London Iron Trade Exchange. Mr. Thomassen states, in ...Article : 253 words
FROM the New Zealand Herald of July 15 we abridge the following:— The meeting of the New Zealand Insurance Company for the half-year ending May 31, 1880, ...Article : 1,170 words
THE Walloon Road Board have issued notices calling upon bullock drivers, draymen, and others to pay a license-fee of £5 for leave to travel over the public roads of the district. The ...Article : 524 words
SIR,—As one of the visiting team of riflemen, and as desirous of seeing the defence force of this young colony in as good a position as possible to defend their land against aggressio[?], ...Article : 971 words
THE all absorbing topic at present is the political situation, particularly that portion of it connected with the Premier' s mail contract. A largely- attended, and, as you will have seen, ...Article : 358 words
THE land sale of the Gin Gin town allotments took place in Bundaberg on the 8th instant. Not much interest was taken in the sale, and only a few attended. Of 108 allotments offered ...Article : 426 words
I BELIEVE this will yet be a good field for the Northern miuer. The mundic has been struck, and the last crushing of the Cornishman's claim went loz. 17dwt. to the ton. Thos. Davis and ...Article : 163 words
AT the last meeting of our Divisional Board at Caboolture some very decided work was got through. ln an abridged report which appeared in your issue of the 24th, Mr. W. C. Joyner ...Article : 235 words
AN undertaking, which all probability will be brought to a successful issue, is about to be started to eudeavor to pick up the lost alluvial Deep Creek lead where it debouched into, and is ...Article : 776 words
STILL no warden, still no mail How long is this state of affairs to last? Surely it cannot be possible that a Government is so unjust as to force diggers and business people to pay, for ...Article : 421 words
THE Baramba Divisional Board held their monthly meeting on the 20th instant. It was agreed to temporarily suspend by- law 5, referring to the improvement committee,so as to enable ...Article : 397 words
BUSINESS still continues in a depressed state, notwithstanding that we look to reap a small harvest, we townsfolk, during what is termed crushing time; by next week all local mills will ...Article : 528 words
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