Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


{Per Neuter's Agency.) Murdered by Islanders. Sydney, To-day. The schooner Leslie has arrived from the Solomon Islands and reports that the master was murdered there by natives, and that a rumor was cuirent when she left that Captain Laurie, of the schooner Black Hawk, had also been murdered. Scarcity of Water. News from the Mount Brown diggings states that the water there is exhausted, and the population has shifted six miles. One man perished from exhaustion while proceeding to the field, and it is feared great loss of life will take place unless rain falls. Exhibition Awards. Melbourne, March 11. The following further Exhibition awards have been announced :—First order of merit—Robert Cleave (Invercargill), P. Cunningham and Co. (Christchurch), J. Preston (Palmerston, Otago), and R. Wilkin and Co. (Christchurch), for rye grasses ; E. H. (Christchurch), for linseed; Duncan and Son (Christchurch), for seeds and fescue. Second order of merit—E. H. Banks (Christchurch), Job Vile (Masterton), and W* Kelly (Papanui, Canterbury), for rye grasses; E. H. Banks (Christchurch), for buckwheat ;R. Wilkin and Co. (Christchurch), for cocksfoot. Third order of merit—Duncan and Son (Christchurch), for cocksfoot.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 292, 14 March 1881

Word Count

AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 292, 14 March 1881

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.