[per reuter’s agency.] The Produce Market. Melbourne, Yesterday. Wheat is quoted to-day at 4s lod, market firm. Town flour, per ton, Ln 10s to Ln 15s; country brands, Lio 53 to Lio ios. Freights to London — steamers, 60s; do, sailing, 47s 6d ; freights to the United Kingdom, from Adelaide, 50s; do from outports, 52s 6d. The freight market is declining. Appreciated. The Victorian official Gazette, published to-day, contains a copy of a despatch from Mr Blaine, the American Secretary of State, to the British Minister at Washington, conveying the heartfelt thanks of Mrs Garfield for the telegrams of condolence received from the colonies on the occasion of the late President’s death. Serious Charge Against a Ship's Carpenter.
The carpenter of the ship Oasis has been committed' for trial on a charge of attempting to set fire to the vessel on the sth inst. Getting Tired of itMelbourne, To-day. The New Zealand passengers per Garonne, who are quarantined here, have applied for leave to proceed by the steamer leaving for the Bluff on the 16th inst. Government has, however, refused them permission. Getting Over it. All the Garonne’s small-po.x patients, with one exception, are progressing very favorably towards recovery. s Another One Sickening. Adelaide, To-day.
Amongst the passengers per Garonne (quarantined here) is one steerage passenger who has developed symptoms of small-pox and has been isolated.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 534, 14 January 1882
AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 534, 14 January 1882
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