On Separation Day, the 10th, the Logan Village cricket club played their return match against Tambourine on the Tambourine ground, and again suffered a complete defeat by one run ...Article : 431 words
CHRISTMAS is fast approaching, and with it the holidays. Exemption from work in claims has been proclaimed, but I think the enforced idleness will be rather a bore than otherwise. The ...Article : 1,012 words
THE District Court has just concluded the longest and most laborious sittings hitherto known in Aramac. There were eleven criminals to try, and three cases also on the civil side. ...Article : 537 words
Only a few short years ago the prospect of the sugar industry being started and established in the neighbourhood of Rockhampton on anything like a proper footing was exceedingly ...Article : 1,717 words
The weather during the past fortnight has been most oppressively hot, withering all vegetation, and until the welcome thunder shower on Thursday evening last the country looked as ...Article : 237 words
ON the Pioneer River, exactly opposite to the town of Mackay, is to be seen one of the most remarkable sights in all Australia. I refer to the cocoanut groves of Mr. Barnes. The[?]e gardens ...Article : 966 words
THE demand for the Isis Scrub lands conclusively proves how eager people are to secure land suitable for sugar culture. Southern capitalists are constantly visiting the district ...Article : 271 words
The rainfall throughout this district up to the present time has been more than ordinarily limited and partial, and many localities which have not known scarcity of grass or water for ...Article : 192 words
IN November, Mr. George Fox, a member of the Gogango Divisional Board, was fined £1 for not attending a meeting called on his motion to reopen the question of extra payment to a ...Article : 1,037 words
AT a lecture on temperance recently delivered here by Mr. P. M'Lean, M.L.A., the trite observation was made that the appearance of a town is a true indication of the resources of the ...Article : 814 words
A succession of heavy thunderstorms during the past week has wrought a marvellous change in the hopes of man and the aspect of the country For many weary months have the ...Article : 273 words
The weather has changed. We were visited with a great rainstorm on Tuesday. Since then two or three thunderstorms have passed by. We hope to get a downfall to-night. From all parts ...Article : 54 words
The weather since my last has been changeable—some days very hot, others windy and cloudy, with every appearance of rain, which, however, has generally passed away. On the 9 th ...Article : 176 words
At the commencement of the week the weather still remained unusually sultry, but we have had since a succession of light showers; however, very little rain hits fallen. ...Article : 150 words
IT is telegraphed from Nundle that on Saturday week a minor named Joseph Royska struck splendid gold in a reef above the place called Barry's Gully, near Hanging Rock. From one ...Article : 1,760 words
The weather has been very hot here lately, the last two days and nights especially so. We have been anticipating rain for some time, but have had only a few light showers, There is no grass ...Article : 55 words
THE temperature in New South Wales last week has ranged at a high average, the maximum recorded during that period being 109° Fah., and the minimum 41°. Very little ...Article : 369 words
It is some time since I sent you a report, for I do not like writing bad news of the country, especially as I believe you have enough of reporters of evil tidings—such as, the cattle and ...Article : 549 words
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