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AUSTRALIAN.

[per eeuxer’s agency.] ■ The Princes. Melbourne, June 27. The Royal Princes were not accorded reception to-day, as was inThey “ diped, with his , ExcelGovernor this evening at GoHouse. It is understood

that the repairs to H.M.S. Bacchante will take thr«of weeks to complete. Sugar Crop. Mauritius advices'ta the 17th inst* report that the present season’s - crop is expected to be an average' one. Late engagements for the colonies are slight. Arrived. Arrived—P. and O. Company’s steamship Hydaspes, with the inward Suez mail, dated London, May 20th. She entered'Port lasf evening, v 'The Dread Enemy. Sydney, Juno 27. Two fresh cases of shfiall-pox were reported to the authorities to-day from Surrey Hills. The sufferers are another child of the carpenter, Edward Prout, who died of the disease on the 17th instant, and the mother.. The house and all the inmates are still kept in strict quarantine, in order to prevent any possibility of the disease spreading. John in Quarantine. The steamship Ocean, with 480 Chinese on board, did not proceed to Melbourne, but has entered Port Jackson, She was at once quarantined, ! and it is expected that she will not be released for forty-two days. Arrived. Sydney, To-day. Arrived—Last evening, Wakatipu, from Wellington. Extensive Immigration. Brisbane, To-day. Government has wired to the AgentGeneral to arrange to send immigrants every mail by the British-India Company’s steamers to Cooktown, Townsville, Mackay. and Rockhampton. Instructions have also been sent to send 4,000 immigrants annually by sailing vessels, instead of 2,000.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 381, 28 June 1881

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 381, 28 June 1881

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