The Year-book of New South Wales for 1888 : being bissextile or Leap Year, and the fifty-first and fifty-second years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

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Year-Book of New South Wales 2
INDEX. 9
[Chapter heading not available] 12
Year-Book of Australia. 12
Notes of the Months. 13
APPROXIMATE TIDE TABLE FOR NEW SOUTH WALES PORTS. 14
Explanation of Calendar. 14
Principal Articles of Calendar. 14
FEBRUARY, 1888. 15
JANUARY, 1888. 15
APRIL, 1888. 16
MARCH, 1888. 16
JUNE, 1888. 17
MAY, 1888. 17
[Chapter heading not available] 18
JULY, 1888. 18
OCTOBER, 1888. 19
SEPTEMBER, 1888. 19
DECEMBER, 1888. 20
NOVEMBER, 1888. 20
Value of the principal Coins of Wold. 21
FOREIGN EXCHANGES. 22
Useful Information. 23
BAROMETER INDICATIONS FOR SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE 29
BAROMETER INDICATIONS FOR SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. 29
DISTANCE TABLE 29
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 29
EXPLANATION OF ASTRONOMI CAL SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS. 29
FORMS OF DETERMINING ALTITUDES FROM BAROMETER READINGS. 29
PLAIN RULES FOR FORETELLING THE WEATHER. 29
WEATHER INDICATIONS. 29
Hints to Travellers. 31
What to Do. 35
few Ideas upon Raisins and Raisin-making. 38
Agent-General in London. 39
Executive Council. 39
Governor, Executive Council, Ministry. &c. 39
Ministry. 39
Foreign Consuls. 40
Honors Declined. 40
Honors Held by Colonists. 40
Parliament. 41
Legislative Assembly. 42
LIST OF MEMBERS, WITH THEIR METROPOLITAN ADDRESSES. 42
Joint Establishments. 43
GENERAL ELECTION, 1887. 44
Legislative Work. 46
Railways. 47
Illawarra Line. Return Tickets are issued at a fare and a half. 49
Northern Line. Return Tickets are issued at a fare and a half. 49
Suburban Line. 49
TABLES OF FARES. 49
Homebush-Waratah Line. 50
Southern Line. Return Tickets are issued at a fare and a half. 50
Authorized Scale of Charges at Refreshment Rooms on New South Wales Railways. 51
Western Line. Return Tickets are issued at a fare and a half. 51
RAILWAYS OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 52
TRAMWAYS. 56
Postal, Money Order, and Telegraphic Intelligence. 57
Money-Order Office, and Government Savings Banks. 58
RECEIVING PILLARS AND BOXES IN THE CITY. 58
Foreign Rates. 60
Telegraphic (Additional) Regulations. 60
Gazetteer. 61
Educational. 71
TO READERS OF The Year-Book of Australia. 72
Regulations under the Instruction Act of 1880. 73
SCHOOLS TAUGHT BY ITINERANT TEACHERS. 76
INSTRUCTIONS TO TEACHERS. 89
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY. 91
Board of Technical Education. 92
109 BOARD OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 93
Prize Essy, 1887. 94
NEW SOUTH WALES. 100
Lant, Agricultural ant Pastoral. 102
Agents for the Sale of Crown Lands. 103
Land Boards. 103
Noxious Animals. 109
Crown Lands Act of New South Wales. 110
Boring-Machines (other than Diamond Drills). 121
Diamond Drills. 121
Diseases in Sheep Act of 1866, and Diseases in Sheep Acts Amendment Acts of 1878 and 1882. 122
Imported Stock Act of 1871 and the Imported Stock Act Amendment Act of 1884. 123
Rabbit Nuisance Act. 130
DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES. 132
Public Libraries, Museums, Rogal Societies, &c. 133
Australian Museum. 134
Technological Museum. 134
NEW SOUTH WALES. 135
PASTORAL RESOURCES. 135
PROGRESS OF POPULATION. 135
MINERALS AND MINING INDUSTRIES. 138
PRINCIPAL MANUFACTURES. 138
SHIPPING AND COMMERCIAL. 138
AGRICULTURAL CAPABILITIES. 139
RAILWAY PROGRESS. 139
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS. 142
NEW SOUTH WALES COMPARED WITH LEADING COUNTRIES OF EUROPE. 142
SOCIAL STATISTICS. 142
EMIGRATION ARRANGEMENTS.* 143
SYDNEY, THE CAPITAL OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 143
PRINCIPAL TOWNS AND DISTRICTS IN NEW SOUTH WALES POSSESSING RAILWAY COMMUNICATION WITH SYDNEY. 146
SOUTHERN LINE. 146
WESTERN LINE. 150
NORTHERN LINE. 152
PROJECTED LINES. 153
PRINCIPAL RIVER DISTRICTS. 154
ADVICE TO EMIGRANTS AND NEW ARRIVALS IN THE COLONY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 155
Current Prices of Clothing in Sydney for Persons of the Labouring Class 158

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