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(Pet Reuter's Agency.) Additional AwardsMelbourne, Jan. 19. The following Exhibition awards are announced to-day:—Third prizes— Thomas J. Harbutt, for brushware ; Michael Sullivan, of Dunedin, for baskets. Fifth pri.zer-rProfessor Parker,. Otago Museum, for specimen of sea crayfish, prepared in spirits ; also fifth prize to A. Melville, Dunediri. The Conference. Sypnev. Jan. 19. ■ The Intercolonial Conference met again to-day. The question of securing uniformity as to the regulations for the admission of barristers in the various colonies was considered, but no decision was arrived at. A committee was appointed to enquire Into the recent massacres in the South Sea Islands, and also; to investigate the powers possessed by the High .Commissioner for the Western Pacific, with a'view, if' necessary, to memorialise the’Home Government on the.subject.: A resolution .was, favor pf* the construction of railways to connect the variorus capitals in Australia, and it Was further decided :to purshe identical 1 Action in regatd to legislative measures for the regulation of Chinese immigration. The Hon. Thomas Dick, the New Zealand delegate, arrived by the City; of New York, and joins in, the, .deliberations of the Conference tp-morrow. The Sttez Mail. 1 Albany, Tuesday. Arrived, in King George’s Sound—the P. and O. Company’s steamship Pohilla, with the inwdrd Suez mail, dated London, December IstJ i . , > r

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AUSTRALIAN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 247, 20 January 1881

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AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 247, 20 January 1881

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