Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

AUSTRALIAN.

[per reuter’s agency.] A Blaze. Brisbane, To-day. A serious fire, resulting in the destruction of three shops, occurred last night, in South Brisbane. The insurances include L6oo in New Zealand offices. Speculation. Melbourne, Yesterday. The following is the latest betting on the Champion Stakes, to be run on Monday, Jan. and ; —Wheatear, 5 to 2 ; Wellington, 3 to 1 ; Santa Claus, 7 to 1. The following horses are also probable starters;- —St Peter, Royal Maid, Coriolanus, Kohinoor, Commotion, Marmora, Martindale, Somerset, and Monmouth. Christchurch Exhibition. Mr Twopenny, one of the promoters,

will leave Melbourne by the Arawata, to arrange for the opening of the International Exhibition at Christchurch. March 15th has been fixed as the date for the ceremonial. Over 200 applications for space have already been received from England by intending exhibitors. Commodore Erskine has promised to take the Australian squadron to Lyttelton at an early date, and will assist at the opening ceremony. It is expected that the Exhibition will be very successful. Sworn In. Sydney, Yesterday. Sir John Robertson was sworn in today as Secretary for Lands vice Hon. James Hoskins. Shipping. Sailed this afternoon —Pacific Mail Company’s steamship Australia, for Auckland. Sir Henry Parkes and Miss Parkes are passengers for England by her.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18811230.2.8.1

Bibliographic details

AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 522, 30 December 1881

Word Count
208

AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 522, 30 December 1881

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working