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[per reuter's agency.] Military Review. Sydney, To-day. A grand review of the Permanent Artillery and the Volunteer Forces took place yesterday in More Park, before the Governor. 11,548 men were under arms, and they were warmly complimented upon their efficiency and appearance by His Excellency. Suez Mails. Albany, May 23. Arrived —P. and O. Company's steamship Peshawauf, with the Suez mails, dated London, 12th April. Fire Brigade Demonstration. Melbourne, Yesterday. A great demonstration of Fire Brigades took place last night. A torchlight procession was formed, in which fully 3000 persons took part. The demonstration was a great success. A Mark of Respectj Both Houses of Parliament adjourned I last night as a mark of respect for the late Hon. Robert Ramsay, formerly Chief Secretary for the Colony. The Press in Flames. A great fire broke out to-day in the Government Printing Offices, Treasury Gardens. It is believed that the building has been completely gutted. Notwithstanding the efforts made to extinguish it, the fire is still burning. Later. The Government Printing Office has been partially gutted by the fire which occurred to-day, and is now been extinguished. The damage is not so great as at first believed, but considerable loss has been occasioned.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 645, 25 May 1882

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 645, 25 May 1882

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