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AUSTRALIAN.

(Special. ) Melbourne, Nov. G. Government have undertaken the permanent survey of the first 100 miles of the North-western Canal. Government have agreed to reserve 100 square miles of the country on the hanks of the Murray, to enable a private Company to form a Temperance Agricultural Settlement. The Government propose to pass Estimates, deal with the Reform Bill, and then go to the country Sydney, Nov. G. In the Sunday school assault case, the Magistrate stated that since last hearing of the case lie had received letters from a rev. gentleman intended to influence his decision. Adelaide, Nov. G. Red rust is feared if the hot weather continues. Sydney, Nov. 6. The hank at Moo, Gippsland, has been stuck up by two bushrangers who were masked. The manager successfully resisted them, but he was much knocked about. The robbers wore not captured, and fled to the hush. The Government diver, diving in the river Belfast, 'was grabbed by an octopus. It was fully twenty minutes before he could bo released, and he was then in a much exhausted state. ( Reuter's ) Sydney, Nov. 5. The Cabmen’s strike has terminated by the cabmen agreeing to place satchels, containing fare cards, in their cabs. Sydney', Nov. G. Arrived—Rotorua. Brisbane, Nov. G. Parliament is further prorogued to 23rd December. Melbourne, Nov. 1. The Bank of Australasia at Moe was stuck-up last night by two men masked. They were successfully resisted, and although fired at, escaped to the hush. The police are in active pursuit. In the Assembly last night, the Hon. Graham Berry stated lie desired a dissolution, and would appeal to the country immediately after dealing with the Reform measures now before Parliament.

Sailed—Arawata, yesterday, with the Suez mail.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 19, 8 November 1879

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 19, 8 November 1879

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