[per reuter’s agency.] The Census. Melbourne, May 4. The returns of the census taken on the night of the 3rd ult. show the total population of the colony of Victoria to be 860,000. Got Their MoneyPrivate telegrams from England state that the Highland Railway Company received the amount of the insurance on the steamer Ferret, alias India, which was reported at Home to have been lost. Further Prorogued. A proclamation was issued to’day further proroguing Parliament until Tuesday, June 7th. A Rumor. It is rumored that Mr Michael Fitzpatrick, member for Yass Plains, and leader cf the Opposition, has resigned his seat in the Legislative Assembly.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 336, 5 May 1881
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 336, 5 May 1881
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