(Per-Reuter's Agency.) Oats. Melbourne, Dec. 14. New Zealand oats, feeding, 2s. 8d per bushel. There are no milling qualities in the market. A Narrow Majority. The Legislative Assembly has negatived Ur. Smith’s vote of want of confidence in the Ministry by a small majority, the numbers being forty-four against and thirty-nine for the motion. Sir Bryan O’Loghlen, Sir J. O’Shannasy, and Mr. McKean voted with the minority. Sugar. Latest advices from Mauritius state that 1,300 tons are shipping for Australia. 58,000 tons have been shipped since August 1 st.’ Melbourne, To-day. The sugar market here has an improving tendency. A Narrow Squeak. The Age to-day, commenting on the want of confidence motion proposed by Mr. Smith, says that Mr. Berry was perilously near suffering defeat. The Transcontinental Railway. Brisbane, Dec. 14. The Ministry received a telegram this afternoon from an influential London firm, promising cordial co-operation for pushing forward the transcontinental project. It further states that the present time is considered favorable for that purpose.
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