[per reuter's agency.] The Albion. Melbourne, To-day. Arrived, this morning—Union Company’s s.s. Albion, from the Bluff. The Manipouri. The Union Company’s s.s. Mani pouri leaves for Dunedin to-morrow. A Narrow Escape. 1 The ship Mosley Hall, 1,772 tons, which has just arrived from London, had a narrow escape from destruction by fire, during the passage. A quantity of acids forming part of her cargo, spontaneously ignited, but the fire was extinguished without much damage being done. Dismissed. Sydney, Yesterday. The New South Wales Government has dismissed Captain R, R. Armstrong, late R.N., from his position as resident at Lord 1 Lowe’s Islands, for . selling liquor to the natives without a license. Majority for the Government. Hobart, Yesterday. Elections to the Legislative Assembly have resulted in the return of twenty-three Ministerialists and eight Opposition members, and one doubtful.
In Session. Adelaide, Yesterday. The South Australian Parliament was opened by his Excellency the Governor, who, in a speech on the occasion, announced that a Bill would shortly be introduced to authorise the remitting of one-third of the year’s interest due by selectors, owing to failure of wheat crop during the past season. Nothing further of importance was mentioned in the speech.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 652, 2 June 1882
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 652, 2 June 1882
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