(Per Renter's Agency. ) The Knights of the Willow. Melbourne, Dec. 10. The cricket match between the Australians lately returned from England and the Victorian representative eleven was commenced to-day. The latter went first to the wickets, and were all disposed of for 16S runs. The Australian team went in for their first innings, and when the stumps were drawn for the day had lost two wickets for 47 runs. Murdoch was bowled after scoring 26 runs. Victorian PoliticsMelbourne, To-day. The course to be pursued by the Opposition in regard to the vote of want of confidence, proposed by Dr. Smith, will not be decided upon until Tuesday, when the motion comes up for discussion. The Age anticipates there will be a very close division. V.R.C. Champion Meeting-
The entries for the races on New Year’s Day are generally small. For the Champion Stakes there are 49 subscribers. The Australian Cricketers.
The Australian team of cricketers leave for New Zealand on the 4th January. Commercial. Sydney, Dec. 10.
Henncssy’s brandy, case, 365. ; bulk quarters, ns. ; kerosene, diamond, per gallon, is. 7j/d. ; Devoe’s, per gallon, 2s. id.; New Zealand wheat [? oats], per bushel, is. 3d. . maize, per 601b5., 2s. ; tobacco, Raven’s twist, per lb., is. 7d. ; candles, D. RJ.’s, per lb., candles, D.R.O.’s, per 1b.,8j4d.
Adelaiue, Dec. 10.
Wheat, per bushel, 4s. 7d., tone quiet; new wheat, 4s. to 4s. 6d. per bushel; town flour, Li 1 ; country, L 9 15s. Freights to London, sailing vessels, 475. 6d.; freights to the United Kingdom, 50s. to 52s 6d. ; freights to the United Kingdom from out-por’.s, 525. 6d. to 555.
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