; (Pet Reuter's Agency.) ■ The Trans-continental Railway. SO The Queensland Government have issued a map showing the routes of the proposed Trans-continental Railway to the Gulf of Carpentaria, and the Grand Trunk line of South Australia from Roma, in this colony. _ The Fate of an Explorer. Brisbane, To-day. Mr. Skuthorpe telegraphs from Blackall that he has discovered the grave of Classaf, and has also obtained evidence as to the fate of Leichardt, the explorer. Massacre of Celestials. A junk has arrived at Cooktown and reports that the crew of the schooner Prosperity, 1 consisting of nine Chinese, have been slaughtered by the natives of Leucade Island, near New Guinea. The captain of the schooner succeeded in escaping.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 238, 10 January 1881
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 238, 10 January 1881
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