[PKU REUTER*S AOKNOV.) The Te Anuu. Melbourne, Yesterday. Arrived last evening—Steamship Te Anau, from the Bluff. Quarantined Again. The P. and Co.’s steamship Mirzapore arrived here this morning, and has been quarantinued on account of two cases of smallpox which occurred on board during her voyagj;. The Waratah Bay! Business. Further information has been received from Waratah Bay with regard to the ship which was reported to be ashore there. It is now known that the vessel, which has since been floated off, is the barque Almendral, 678 tons, bound from Melbourne to Sydney. With Military Honors. The funeral of the late Colonel Anderson took place to-day. A large body of Volunteers was present, and the ceremony was performed with full military honors. Produce*. Wheat is quoted to-day at 4s lid per bushel, and barley at 4s 4d. A Curious Dispute. The Garonne’s pass fingers who have been released from quarantine arrived in Melbourne last night. The difficulty which has arisen regarding the payment of sustenance money during the period of quarantine is between the passengers and the agents of the Orient Company, who demand payment from the former. The Government has been referred to, but declines to interfere in the dispute. Suspended for Three Months. Sydney, Yesterday. The Marine Board has decided to suspend the certificate of the mate of the steamship Wotonga for three months. Good Dividend. The Australian Joint Stock Bank pays a dividend of 10 per cent, for the past half-year, and carries 1,5,000 to the reserve. The Australian Transcontinental Railway. Brisbane, To-day. General Fielding, who recently completed the survey of the proposed transcontinental railway to the Gulf of Carpentaria, has submitted a proposal on behaf of a London company to the Queensland Government for the construction of the line, 1 The proposal has, however, not Wen accepted by the Government, anji certain terms offered by the latter have accordingly been referred by General Fielding to the London Syndicate!.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 544, 26 January 1882
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 544, 26 January 1882
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