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[per reuter’s agency.] ' Still Proceeding. Melbourne, To-day. The debate on Ramsay’s motion is still proceeding in the Assembly. The 1 division will take place on Tuesday next. The Bank Embezzlement Case. _ The trial of Thorpe, late teller of the Bank of Victoria, for embezzling is 3 proceeding. Further irregularities have ; been disclosed in the evidence. 3 A Fresh Outbreak. Sydney, Yesterday. Two fresh cases of small-pox have 3 been reported to the Board of Health, i Missing Vessels. 1 Nothing has yet been heard of the 9 missing steamer Balclutha, or of the j barque Omba, bound from Batavia to r Melbourne, the wreckage from which r vessel was seen at Cape Three Points r last week. Steamers have now been * dispatched from this port in search of = the missing vessels. r Bribery and Corruption. Y Sydney, To-day. b The report of Mr Julian Salmon,Q.C., b the Royal Commissioner appointed to B enquire into the Milburn Creek 9 Copper mine affair, has issued his re- ® port. It finds that Messrs Garnet {sic), t Waddel, and Pussell were guilty of 3 bribery and corruption, and further, that a sum of 1,4,500 was appropriated 1 by Mr Baker, formerly Minister of f Mines, and Messrs Waddel and 3 Matheson. Mr Garrett has demanded and Sir Henry Parkes (the Premier) I has promised to institute a further 1 enquiry. The report of the Com--1 missioner has created a great sensation • here.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881