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[per reoter’s. agency.] Coursing. Melbourne, June 17. The concluding course for the Australian Cup was run to-day, and was won by Mr Faulkner’s (Tasmania) ,dog Fraser. No Confidence. ,It is currently reported to-day that the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly will, on Tuesday next, move a vote ot want of confidence in the Government for its action in connection with the Reform question. Melbourne, To day.

The rumour circulated yesterday that a vole of want of confidence in the Government will be proposed in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday next is. fully confirmed this morning, and it haS further transpired that the motion will be introduced by Sir Bryan O’Loughlin. It. is uncertain what action will be taken by the Opposition mem bers generally but, eyen if they support the motion, it is still expected that Ministers will have a small majority in their favor. Death From SmalLPoxSydney, June 17. The carpenter who caught the smallpox, while working in Lower George street, opposite the house of Ou Chang, where the disease first broke out, died to-day. Although rumors were freely current to-day of the outbreak of fresh cases of small-pox in the city, no authentic information regarding any has been received by the authorities. Necessary Precautions. It is announced that the Government intend proclaiming all China ports infected, and all vessels coming from thence will be placed in quarantine, whether reported infected or clean. It is further stated that the steamship Ocean, due here with 480 Chinese, will be placed in quarantine, and a restrictive Chinese Bill will probably be passed before she is released. The Markets. Maize, per 6olbs, as 3d; tobacco, Raven’s twist, is 4% d. Adelaide, June 17. Wheat is unchanged at 4s qd ; flour is quoted at Ln 15s, and country brands at Lio 5s to Lio 10s.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 374, 18 June 1881

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 374, 18 June 1881

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