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AUSTRALIAN.

Per Rente;’s Agency. Adelaide, Sept. 14. Freight to London, 375. 6d. to 40s. on wheat cargoes. Adelaide, Sept. 18. The P. and O. Company’s steamer Siam has just arrived with the inward Suez mail, which left London on August 13th. Sir Hercules Robinson has accepted an invitation to be present at the Adelaide races, to be held on September 24th. Adelaide, Sept. 20. The Orient Co.’s steamship Cuzco has arrived from Plymouth. The Sorata’s deck is broken, and the work of pumping has been stopped. All hope of saving her has been abandoned. Melbourne, Sept. 18. Sir Hercules Robinson is to be entertained by the members of the Melbourne Club at a banquet this evening. The race meeting in his Excellency’s honor takes place at Flemington on Monday. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company has purchased Messrs. Clough and Co.’s wool business. A conference of representatives of the various colonies on postal matters is to be held here during the Exhibition. Melbourne, Sept. 20. The Siam, with the inward Suez mail, has arrived here. The weather to-day is fine, and it is expected there will be a large attendance at the race meeting in honor of Sir Hercules Robinson. Brisbane. Sept. 20. The steamer Ripple arrived from Solomon Island yesterday morning, with only the captain, three Kanakas, the mate, engineer, steward, a passenger named William Pense, and five wounded Kanakas, one of whom is not expected to recover. The captain reports that while trading at one of the Islands with the natives, who came on board, the latter suddenly attacked them. The crew repelled the assault with difficulty, but killed fifty of the natives.

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 155, 21 September 1880

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