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THE LADIES' COLUMN. FASHIONS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

UHE LADIES' COLUMN. BY VITA. FASHIONS 01 TJHE DAYZ SThere Is a pioturo in the French At Gallery of Ikthe Centennial Exhibit on that shows Napetein the Great, witn the Em presleesephlue and tne ladies of the conur, at Malmatec', This picture should be of special intereat just now, when we are told that we are to have a revlival of the dress of the time of the Eapross Joephion. The hmpress ard her lad es wear gowne that are shorter w'aited and more destitute of skirt trimming bthan anything in the way of ," Empire dresses that have yet appesred in our midst, but there is no doubt that the fashions of the early part of the pre. weat century are coming into favour. The long-bandled. parasols with gold aand silver ' tops, which one as- often aeess- tin the streets the short waisted ,owns that appear at balls and other 'festivitiee; the direotoirn coat and the quaint "Empire " flaing-trimmed hats and bonnete-all tell the same story. Before long we shall probably think a waist below the ar...

Publication Title: Oakleigh Leader
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

1M UN R O &BILLI'EU." SAuctioneers'and Edtate Agents. Branch Office HORNE STREET, ELSTERNWIOI Auction Sales Conducted in Town or : c ; 'Country. RENTS. COLLECTED. Agents for the Federal, Buldidng Society WVE have several Brick and Weatherboard Villas and Cottages to, Let and for Sale ii the is imediate neighbourhood., Also Allot ments ofLand foi sale in the best positions '`on`Easys Terms. Full 'Particulari Lmay: be obtained at the Office as above. K. SEARLE, Local lanager. B RE ON. Land, Estate, & Finanice'Agents. LARGBE AND SMALLSUMS OF MONEY TO LEND. T NSales During 1888 overA600,00, O e ying PROPERTIES FOR SALE :.Should Send Particulars, PATENTS REGISTERED. INVENTIONS noI 1.:; t PROTECTED. IMPERIAL CH:AMBERS,. BANK' PLACE, { Off 78 COLLINS ST. WEST, CITY. ',-COLIN MURRAY, 'HOUSE 'AND LAND AGENT, NORTH ROAD, (Between Asling and Cochrane streets), 'NORTH BRIGHTON. HAS Properties For Sale and 'To Let, I situate .in Brighton, Elsternwick, Cheltenham, and surrounding ...

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WANDERINGS IN ASIA. FAREWELL TO JAVA. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

'I WANDERIN(GS IN .ASIA. i Br JAxas OArsBnLr. FAREWELL TO JAVA: The oblef reason I went into the Interior of Java was in ord. r to see the Borobondo Temple, and oin like manner I had now t travelled to the eastern end of Java, a distance of over six hundred miles from Batavia, in order to see the famous Bromo volcano,. I had as a companion from t Sourabaya a young man who also wished Sto see this famous eight, and so with much gaiety we departed. We went by rail as far as Paeoervcan, a clean, well laid-off town, r with a number of beautiful bungalows, an e exceedingly well-buit club honus, and last o but by no means least, a good hotel. Thebo fllowing morning early we left for Tosarl, and' again I was impressed with the sight that bad so often struck me in Java, t e density of the popula Stion, as shown by bhe streams of people we met on the country road. For over thirteen Smiles the road is one long, beautiful avoune d f large dense follage trees, throwing a deep it shabde, intense...

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BRIGHTON CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

BRIGHTON CRICKET CLUB. The annual meeting of the 'above club 'was held' on Friday the 7th; inst,; Mr. A. Spehar iii the ohair. The secre tary read the'repiort' which showed that the clubtplIyed three elevens last *seiiso- td d diddreditiibly in'-'the'. ric` ket field. The first eleven.played 22 natches; 5 ,ofwhich 'ere lost,,~7 won, and 10 drawnu; 'Mr. E., Turner.wins the batting prize with an average of 3:8.8 for 12 innings, Mr. Dunin' tlhe` bowling with an average of 8.6 runs per wicket.: Messrs. Enery, and Thompson 'ware awarded' prizes for. all roundl play., The secdnd eleven played 16 matches, 5 of which were won, 4 lost, and 7 drawn. Mr. W. Lawrence was awarded the first prize for batting with an average of 17.8 runs for 16 innings, including the 'mgificenit' "score .of 103 no6t"'otit against the Belmont. The bowling was won by Mr. George Farries with an average of 8.2 for 31 wickets. The third eleven played 15/matches, ,0 of which wore won; 5 lost, r'nd 1 drawn.' The batting ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

Drapers and Grocers. X ý`,E LADIES, the New Goods are just opened fori, the coming Season. Try and make itoonvenienit to come and; see them. I shall b6 glad to sendi you samples. The value this sieason beats all in the pasBt.; I iid ' .;;~ Dress Tweeds chejcs a DPlai >ress: an imimeinse variety.' '` '"' Calicoes, Sheetings, Oambrica, White Robes. Embroidery, all widths. A fine Stock of Everything to choose from at 149; Bourke'street"East.1i49T i_ Spe:.si~ai*Aiidver!tizi:~tsern.ft.. T. COOKE, (General' 1 i;L! ·orse .r Paianter,"· .s Decorator, &o., Good .Workmanship and Best, Materials ' i ' Guaranteed. _.! . igh (Stre Armadaz Estimates Given. I'. M..ONTG qlMERY, CARPENTERW& CABINETMAKER, 46A1 Chapel -Street, P B RA H A N. Est mates given. Furniture Repaired and Repolished. All Orders promptly attended to. Mlusic Warehouse.F FEISS BROS., MANUFACTURERS OF Orchestrions, Pianos, HIarmonisous, OrganIs, 128D CHAPEL STREET WINDSOB. Musical Boxes, Violins, Fancy Figures. ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

'STANDARD MUTUAL BUILDING 0 SOCIETY. Shares, £25, Entrance feec, 1's. per share stsbscription, 2s. Gd. monthly per share.; President-James Smith, Esq. Vice-president-Edwin Exon, Esq. ,: t ilTreasisuelAngell Ellis, Esq.: Committee-Thomas Stead, Eq.; J, Greig, Esq,: A. WV. Harston, Esq., J,I'.; A. Larard, Esq. ; D. Sangster, Esq. ; . T. Smith, Esb.:; T. W.: Swiudley, Esq.; J. Zevenboon, Esq,, J.P.; M. L. Stodart, Esq. Solicitor-Montague Cohen, Esq. (Messrs Pavey, Wilson and Cohen), Table 13.-Showiing the payments per calen dar month (principal and interest), for a aloan!of £100: A No. of I Monthly Total Am- I Interest for the years I Repayments I aunt rapntd I whole term TwO.. - £1100 £108 12a0 18.12'0 Fear .. 3 8,10 1117 40 I 17 40Sx:, "10 1200 "60 Eight;.: 1 8 "1' ' 136. 00 . .36 00 *Ten..l 14-4. 11600 4000 Twelve 1 11"8' '156 00 6 5000 Under the above table the Society is prepared to lend three-fourths of the value of approved securities, and in special cases a larger proportion. B...

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BLACK BLOOD: A PECULIAR CASE. BOOK II. CHAPTER X. A LESSON IN BIDING. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

BLACK' BLO.OD;.l A PEOULIAR AsE. Br OflgiE M&NV ILE FENN a&uthor of ' The M er . of the oinie SThe Prdeor of IDonfmford,'"Etoa. BOOK II. CHAPTER X, & rwasOn IN BIDINa. 'Look here;' my lad, said Dick, drawing Bob aelde, a day or two aInter ; ''* there's, redaou an everythink, but it seems to me that they're laying It a bit too warmly on you Stand ,up a little more, and walk hrcioe the roomn *ard hank.' Rob etared, but discipline was beginning to tell and he did se he wae asked, to see that *ta feallow ecruit weeas smiling. * What adr6 you laughing at Dick ' 'Nor laughing my lad; on'y thunking.' 'Well, -hat were you thinking r 'That these tight thing'suit' yon'to a T. 'Why, ny lad, you look spleedi,' SGet out I Do you ahink I'm 'not vain enough, witboauc roar putting ench ideas as thoen iu my head r ' It's truth, though, and when yon're mounted, Mr. - Rob my lad, there won't .be a smarter ftello in the troop.' 'Robbish ! What were you going to sayV 'Only thlr, ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

Colleges and Schools, &c. M/ISS, SPYER, late of Toorak, certifi * . cated pripil of Madame Madeline Schiller, is nowprepared to resume tuition in= Music at her own or pupils' residence. Terms on application, " Embden," Landcox street, North Brighton, near the residence of the Hon. Thos. Bent, M.L.A. Special Advertisements. EDWARD W. HUBBARD, HOUSE, LAND .a ESTATE AGENT, 17 Rothschild Chambers, 47 COLLINS STREET WEST, Desires 'to call attention to the following Eligible Properties: Brighton (Middle). Close to Baths and pier; 6 minutes walk from station; 12 marine residence 'sites, each allotment 51 x 189 to 12ft right-of-way. Capital line for builder. Brighten. Grosvenor street, 8 Choice Allot -ments. Caulfield. North road estate, adloining sta tion; North road grand business site; villa sites in Orange, Lillimur, Katandra, Leila and Ulupna roads, good dapths. 'Caulfield. Edward street, Kambrook Park Estate. Allotmetii close to station and tram. Fine high land. Caulfield. Bla...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

...Special Advertisemennts =' ' ... ------- - P ALLOT AND WOODMASON,' .10 Chapel Street, 10 PRAHRAN, TWO, DOORS NORTH OF .COFFEE TAVERN.: CHEAPEST FURNITURE WAREHOUSEN. -IN South Yarra, Prahran, Windsor and St. Kilda.." .. How to Furnisl a 8-roomed Cottage for £183 1s., for net cash : I ' Dining-room Palliasses,.;. . . ...0 11 0 Colonial Sofa, with Squab and F-sized Flock Mattrass . 18 6 Bolsters. ... ..... 7 1 Flock Bolster ". 0 0 Cedar Chiffonicro Safe, Polished 1 6 0 Fwo Flock Pillows. ... 0 .;4 0 81aiCane Chairs .. .. 0 Wash Stand, with Towel Rail...... _0...9._ 6 Round Table ... . Dressing Table ... 0 8 0 Table Coer'. ... .. 0 Fall-size Toilet Setd .. 0 10 6 Fender and Irons ... . 12 6 One Caho Chair . .. . O 4 0 Matting to cover room .. 0 10 Toilet Glass ... ... .0 ..5 H'Besrth Rng .. . 6 .' . 0 6 Cornice Pole-and Brackets -; 0 11 6- itchen Slip Mat' .. .: .._ 6 Table i ... '... 12 0 Bedrool' Meat Safe .. ... 0 11 6 Fnllsize Beadstead... ... ... 1 10 0 Two Chairs .... ... 0 8 ...

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SHIRE OF MALVERN. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

S HIRE OF 'MALVERN. SMalvern, a suburblian municipal I township,..with telegraph station, say ings bank,ipost and money orderi.fice; 51 miles east of Melbourne, extending I from th'fifth 'to the ninthi mile post, alongrthe north side of the Melbourne and' Gippaland railway line. 'Acess. ible to Melbourne by frequent, .trains to -iid froin iMalvern, Armadale, Caul field, and Toorak stations.:;fare's 'to iMalvern station, 56d and 4d, return 7jd and 6d. There are. also 'buses runmning at short intervals.' ilong High otifd i and Coinnmmercial road to Praliran the adjoining city, fare 3d each, way. It is-' pleasantly situated,' stands on very high grpuid thus. giving good drainage facilities, and from the o'umi mit of the hill a very eitensive and pretty yiew of HIobson' Bay, Mel boiurne,Prahrani, St. Kilda, Brighton; and. the surrounding country meetsi the eye. The more- favored sites have been chosen for 'the residenices of mner chante.and professional men, and they are.studded. with p...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

AT 3, 6, 9, 121 T.m ON THE GROAD 49 -S -9 ~' A3, ,9, 2,1aNORTH RH Without doubt one of the finest ever offered in subdivision, VLLAS is situated on the summit of a fine hill, at the BENG ERECTED FOR JUNCTION OF CENTRE & WARN [GAL RDS. C OC. Both main roads and leading thoroughfares,whence can be obtained. the most charming views of the surrounding country and the bay. r OAKE R m Is fast coming to the front, and is now claiming the attention of Specu lators and Investors, who are eagerly buying up every allotment that is S placed upon the market.. FIVE .A.ILW.A.Y LjI:N IS PRO'PECT 'MIL R___ Will in a short time have their termination at Oakleigh, and this suburb is PROSPC /LL ROAD destined to become the most thriving of all Melbourne's suburbs. /'o esr 66 66/ 6 666 66e In order to enable purchasers to obtain good-sized blocks, this Estate has 96 95 94 93 92 9O . been subdivided WITHOUT Right-of-ways, so that gentlemen desiring to erect -V 90 Villa Residences or Mansions on an...

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THE LEADER. JUSTICE TO ALL. SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

THE LEADER. SATURDAY, SEPT:' 22, 1888: At the ordinary'niri lilV deeting of the Elaternwick Improvement Com minittee held last week, their solicitor reiodrted, withli referetico to the con templated suit in the Supreme Court to restrain the Trdtting Club from using.the local publiupark as;a race course that the. necessary guarantees to hojA the Attorney-General harmless from lIga1 o penseos had been duly aigned, litit thit the Secretary to the F aw Department had forwarded a communication to the effect "that he had been direited by tlhe Attorney .General toacknowledge the receipt of letter of the 25th uilt., requesting per mission to ,ise2hisiname in:proceeding rolative'to the Elsternwick Recreation Reserve ind1the leaseoto the Victorian Trotting' Olub, and, in reply, to state that the facts are not such as would justify the Attoiney General in giving the :Use of his name as sought. F'urthor, the present lease will shortly expire, when the wJoQle rquestionjr.ill; be dealt witlhby th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

not ,,1(ppelal Advertisements. ý3AiKELY'&k PARLIAMENT SBTREETS So rsfw: 1.BRIGHTON. :ý 'R .C UL A R siaru p f4ciO NTRACTOR - .'F@r Asphitini Lawn Tennis Courts, Garden ;rilat.l,, Verandahs, Yards, Workshop; -g &c. &c. &c. "FUNCING, CARTAGE, & PLOUGHING. ".,3 > - ON SALE :-Metals, Rubble, Sr. : r: .:Screenings, Bricks, &c. R R BAVINTON, '* IIOOTMAK ER, ýcjj POINT I$EPEAŽ; ROAD, Vd :t.xENorth Brightone Un IG . t: . 7 't 1l ('L' :ic'' r[' rlir. "1 .::!·-rr ' ti -`7 rti; ··h " !i.'4 1 yit ir!I Y ,L-- :!-it;"#; rl;: I:ir· *O~~I);- r·:··i · ·l .. Are now making their First w of ~"inmantlestand-ili ner Dis. Grods it s., and :iweixin FAbrics3 . li ... Ebrierd obs ?;l'i ýt li :'ri!33 .t),. t ".) "..,#y Cr:, tf *."~,' hit rQandr, Coored, .in.,. Great ;Varey.ii t hi u .d ew1Hosicry, NewGloves. Miles·)i nde illing rar olsr, Ubrelll, Cretones,La ýIce Curtaints as t ~yý <<=` ; rrEDWr'ARDSll Li Nri'Diama ki, Table ClotiS andu...

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WIT AND HUMOUR. HOW TO WASH CLOTHES WITHOUT RUBBING ! [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

WIT AND HUMOUls, HOWTO WASR CLOTHES WITHOUT RUSBING QI Take a quarter bar of Genuilne Magic Soap, diseolve in from 12zl. to 15gal. water (an ordinary coppor). When the water is boiling thoroughly, put in the dirty clothes (whlch need not be eteeped beforehend) nod boil for twenty minutes, ocaseionailly stirring them up with a stick. Then rinse well twice In cold water, and they will be perfectly clean and white. Be careful to get Genuine Maric (atamted "a beart pierced with an arroc"), for it does not injure the finest clothes or tenderest akin, wbich many imitations do. 'Harry, you want whipping,' said his dis ciplinarian father. * No, I don't either. I may need whipping, but I don't wan't it.' ' What do you want me to bring you from the city, Johnny ?' inquired a fond father of his five-year-old. 'Bring me a wally horse, papa,' he replied, and a popgn and a train of nars and a bank and-and anything else you can lay your hhnde on.' There is a thirteeni-year-old boy in Cam oridge .w...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

. Auctions. --""- SATURDAY,- OCTOBER 6. - - At Three o'Clock. On the Ground. Prelinthiary;Notide. '-` BRIGHTON on the BAY. l -Grand AuctibhiSale'^ Of The Late Property of His Honor Mr. Justice Higinbotham, Having frontages to the ESPLANADE and St. KILDA STREET, And Comprising ELEGANT VILLA RESIDENCE T And;. EIGHTi ; RESIDENCE SITIS C. -J. AND T. HAM (The Mercantile, Finance, Trustees and Agency Co. of Australia Limited) In conjunctien with WALSTAB & SON, Aie instrudcted liy the Australian and British Land Deposit and Agency Coinpany Liini ted to Sell by Public Auction, on Saturday, 6th October, at 8 o'clock, on the grouiid, That splendid block of land having a frontage of 244ft 41u to the'Brighton Esplanade by a depth of 22eft 81 in along a road 40ft wide, and compris ing la 2r 25p, on which is erected an elegant, substantial and commod ious "VILLA RESIDENCE, -. thoroughly well built and tastefully finished;7 tho'rooms being spacious r> and lofty, and the, domestic; offic...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

EB.S PECT US Of the Ceburg& Campbellleld L - Company Linited. g Bo BIB STERttRD UIIDER TiE COMPAEIS' SST.TUTC ISS. Capital £1,00,000, in 200,000 Shares of £5 each. The first issue, ntow offered to the publile, I 100,000 eherse, of which 50000 will be taken, paid up to £8 per share, by the Vendore tf the properties to be purchased by the monny.ary, in part payment of the paurchase oneny, leavine 80,000 sq be aob. scribed for by thbe pobllc in the following manner 2 2es Gd. per share on Application, bs. per share on Allotment, And 26.: d. per share monthly until £3 per share is paid up. It is not anicipated that any further calls will be required but should any be made they will not exceed .2.. 6d. per share, or be at intervals of less than Two Koerns N -N ' PreAferential or, Promoters' ' Shares willi be Issued. All ashares. will be allotted according to plrority of applioaslon, the earlier applications gecalving the fallest alilotment. TEMPORARY OFFI1K OF THE COMPANY: Premier...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

DEATH. COCHRANE.—On the 20th inst., at the Melbourne Hospital, from injury receiv- ed by an accident on the 18th August, David, the beloved husband of Elizabeth Cochrane, aged 60 years. Deeply regret- ted by a large and sorrowing family.   Be ye also ready, for in such an hour as   ye think not the Son of Man cometh.

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OAKLEIGH POLICE COURT. Wednesday, September 19. Before Messrs Jordan, Irving and Wilson, J.'sP. A CATTLE STEALER. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

OAKLEIGH POLICE COURT. Wednesday, September 19. Before Messrs Jordan, Irving and Wilson, J,'sP. A CATTLE STEALER. John Slater charged with stealing a cow from Mr. Binney, was on the application of the police remanded for a fortnight, as they were not prepared to go on with the case. ABSENTING FROM HIRED SERVICE . J. Lenton was charged by J. Dixon, licensee of Dixon's hotel, with absent- ing himself from hired service. It transpired in evidence that Lenton, who, as engaged at £1 per week in the capacity of barman, left suddenly   without giving notice. He claimed £1 10s for 10 day's work. The bench ordered the forfeiture of the wages, which as handed over to the poor box. IMBIBERS. Mary Allen,,an old offender, oliciged, with habitual drunkenness was sent to gaol for a fortnight. ;Jas.+ Mason for a similar offence was discharged with a. caution he havinig been looked up for48 hours.'. . DISPUTED iDEBT CASES." i Barnes y. Xosminsky andY Kennedy v. Kosniinsky 'for wages du'...

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MOORABBIN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, September 17. Present—Crs. Bent (president), Mills, Abbott, Burgess, Comport, M'Wain, Ward, Barnett, Hearle, Potts, Daly and Vail. THE BEAUMARIS TRAM COMPANY. Monday, September 17. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 22 September 1888

I -MOORABBIN HIRE COUNCIL. a o ,,-Monday, September 17. a Present-Cre. Bent (president), Mills, e Abbott, Burgess, Comport; M'Swain,. e Ward, Barnett, Henrle, Potts, Daly e and Vail. a :TU BlEAUMARIIS TBASLOOMPAIIY,. {The secretary read overb cope of i lettre senitand recoived' from the Scompany in which nothing definite V transpired. The president stated that he had sought information and found r that the company could get a guaran tee of £1000 at a cost of £20 per year. It was decided that the council should still adhere to their decision Vand allow the event to abide the issue in accordance with their previous resolution. ~. CORtAB5POND5NOB. P'r~ o fMutha d aga, on 1· 'behalf. of. their client, forwarding a plan of land showing an encroachment of three inches on Charman road and one foot five inches on the Point Nepean road. They requested the ' council to advise them as to whether or no they would allow of sucih an encroachment. .Aftir a long discussion it was de- I cided paon t...

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AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Oakleigh Leader — 29 September 1888

At UIOULTiRAL NOTFlS. A very important oxpcrlmen' in the interest of farmers and gresielr residing at a long distance by tail from marke; is abo?r to bo,trie4] in New South Wales. In that colony the produnere, owing to the most fertile dietriots being situated at a greeat dis tancs from the -seaboard, find that tne freights which thoRailway Department find it neouseary to charge in order so just cover the oaet of working zxpnoreco are so hoevy thor the cost of the transit of their produeoo to tbe seaboard robs them of all their profits. The only remedy lies in the introduction of n cheaper system of railwvav management, so as to enable the Railway Department to con. slderably reduce the freights without raenios the trains nt a lose. Some now light railway trucks have recently been deslened, and it is the intention of the Railway Denartment in the sister colony to make a trial of a number of these as a through goods train from some dletant a ation on the southern or western line. Tuo...

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