[per kboter’s agency. ] What’s Doing. Melbourne, Yesterday. A limited business only is doing in oats. Honoring their Premier. Sydney, Yesterday. In view of the intended early departure of the Premier, Sir Henry Parkes, on a visit to England, an influential meeting was held to-day to make arrangements for presenting him with a testimonial. Subscription lists have been opened, and a large sum has already been subscribed for this purpose.
Want a Rise. The Newcastle miners are now agitating for higher rates of wages, In view of a rise in the price of coal, which it is believed will take place early in 1882. Cricket. A cricket match between the English team and an eleven of New South Wales was commenced here to-day. The weather was fine and the attendance good. The wicket was dead. The, English went first to the wickets, and when the stumps were drawn for the day had put together 235 runs for the loss of only five wickets. Barlow was not out for 71, Selby was caught and bowled for 56, and Ulyett was bowled for 47. The Markets. Adelaide, Yesterday. Old wheat is quoted at 4s rod; new wheat at 4s Bd. The market is strong. Town flour, per ton, Lir 12s 6d to Lll 15s; country brands, Lio 17s 6d. Freights to the United Kingdom, from Adelaide. 52s 6d; do., from outports, 55 s.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 505, 10 December 1881
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 505, 10 December 1881
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