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AUSTRALIAN.

[Eer rbuter’s agency.] Cricket. Melbourne, Yesterday. The cricket match between the All England Eleven and a Combined Eleven of Australia was resumed today, and when the stumps were drawn the latter had put together in the first innings 277 runs for the loss of only six wickets, as against 294 of the Englishmen’s first innings. Horan was not out for 106, Murdoch scored 39, Bannerman 38, and Giffen 30. The weather to-day was fine, but cold, and the attendance was again very large. It is expected that the match will be drawn.

The English Cricketers. Melbourne, To-day. It has been arranged that the cricket match between the English and Australian Elevens shall be played out, and the departure of the Union Company’s steamship Arawata has been postponed, in order that the English cricketers may proceed to New Zealand. More Smallpox. Sydney, Yesterday. Two fresh cases of smallpox were reported to-day, and one death has resulted from the disease. Wrecked. The Australian Steam Navigation Company’s steamship Wotonga has gone ashore at Port Macquarrie, on the New South Wales coast, and is expected to become a total wreck. The passengers and crew have been landed safely. The cause of the disaster is attributed to the fog obscuring the lighthouse at the entrance to the port. Financial. The revenue of New South Wales for the past year amounted to L 6 ,714,000, being an Increase of Li, 802,000 compared with 1880. The land revenue amounted to L 2 ,821,000 ; railways earned Li, 460,000, and the Post office L 330,000. Increases are shown in the income from duties on spirits, tobacco, and stamps. Adelaide, Yesterday. The South Australian revenue for the past quarter amounted to L 544,000, being an increase of L 47,000 compared with the corresponding quarter of 1880. The revenue for the half-year ended Dec. 31 was Li, 124,000, an increase of Li 67,000 compared with the last six months of the previous year. Arrival of the Garonne •with Smallpox. Adelaide, To-day. Arrived, last evening—The Orient Co.’s steamship Garonne, from London via the Cape. She has two cases of smallpox on board, and has consequently been placed in quarantine.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 524, 3 January 1882

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 524, 3 January 1882

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