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AUSTRALIAN.

(Per Reuter's Agency.) The Markets. Adelaide, Feb. 11. Town flour, Lio ss. to Lio 10s ; country brands, L 7 ss. ; wheat, 4s. 3d. to 4s. 4d., market quiet. Freights to the United Kingdom from Adelaide, 455.; from out ports, 47s 6d. Sydney, Feb. 11. New Zealand wheat to-day is quoted at 4s. 2d. per bushel, and maize at 2s. lod. per 6olbs. The markets for brandy, kerosene, rice, sugar, tobacco and candles are unchanged. Destructive Hurricane. The f steamer Gunga has arrived from Levuka, and reports that a destructive hurricane has occurred there. Two steamers, the Rewa and Go-Ahead, which were lying in the harbor, sunk at their moorings. The destruction was very great, but the loss of life is npt known, as the Gunga was -unable to communicate with the shore before leaving, on account of heavy sea. A Merchant Charged with Incendiarism. A summons has been issued against Mr. Beckett, charging him with setting fire to his warehouses in Barrack street last month.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 267, 12 February 1881

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 267, 12 February 1881

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