[per reuter’s agency.] Smallpox. Sydney, Yesterday Another case of smallpox has been reported to the Health Board from Woolloomooloo. The Wakatipu. Sydney, To-day. Sailed—This afternoon, steamship Wakatipu, for Wellington. Progressing Favorably. The small-pox patients at the Sanatorium are progressing favorably. For What it is Worth. -Brisbane, To-day. It is rumored to-day that Sir A.
Palmer, Colonial Secretary, has been offered the position of the President of the Legislative Council, vacant by the death of Sir Joshua Bell.
The Markets; Adelaide, Yesterday. Wheat, per bushel, 4s 8d; town flour, per ton, Lll ss; country brands, Lio 10s. Freights to the United Kingdom, from Adelaide, 52s 6d; ditto, from outports, 555. England v. South Australia. The cricket match between the English team and fifteen of South Australia was commenced here to-day. The local team went first to the wickets, and when stumps were drawn for the day they had put together 194 runs for a loss of seven wickets. The attendance on the ground was only moderate. A Depressing Item. Melbourne, Yesterday. New Zealand oats are very depressed; feeding is quoted at 2s ud; milling sorts at 3s id. Home for the Holidays.
The Victorian Parliament will be prorogued to-morrow (Saturday) by Commission.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 517, 24 December 1881
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 517, 24 December 1881
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