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Gas lighting, and fish stocks

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Tuesday 6 October 1885, The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser

(Armidale Express, Oct. 2.)

It is slated that Armidale is likely to be lighted with gas about the end of next week. The water that had accumulated in the tank was being pumped out yesterday in order to allow of some work being done at the bottom of the holder. When this is completed the tank will be filled and the process of gas making can be commenced.

Some of the young trout have already been liberated in the Wollomombi river, and were carried most successfully, not one being lost. The Gara River will be stocked in several places, the Wollomumbi in two places, and a good number of young fish will be turned into the Apsley. There are also small lots to go into the Ollera, Boorolong, and Roumalla creeks, and a consignment has already been taken out for Aberfoyle.

Written by macalba

September 21, 2010 at 8:06 pm

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