Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


[per rbuter’s agency.] The Manapouri. Melbourne, To-day. Sailed—Manapouri, for the Bluff. The Stock Tas. The question of the abolition of the stock lax has been referred to the Tariff Commission, now sitting. Sale of Sheep. Sydney, Yesterday. Messrs Mort and Co.’s annual sale of stud sheep was concluded to-day. The attendance at the auction has been large, and keen competition was experienced for the various lots offered. The bidding throughout was spirited. 951 sheep have been sold, realising a total of 1,2,025.

The Markets. New Zealand wheat, 5s id; New Zealand oats, 3s 6d; maize, 5s id. Sugar Company’s No. 1 pieces, L 35. Amalgamated. The firm of Messrs Mort and Cc., wool brokers and stock and station agents, haas been amalgamated with that of Messrs Goldsborough and Co. The present partners in the former firm will continue the active management of the combined company, and will retain a large interest as shareholders. Tenders are now invited by the company for the erection of warehouses on a large scale near Darling Harbour, providing storage capacity for 50,000 bales of wool. Stuck Up. The branch of the Australasian Joint Stock Bank at Grafton was stuck up to-day by a bushranger, who, after gagging the accountant, carried off notes and gold to the value of L 2,900. The robber is still at large. Resigned. The Hon. John Lucas, M.L.C., who was praintifif in a recent action against the Government for compensation for land taken at Darling Harbour, has resigned his appointment as trustee of the National Park at Port Hacking, and his resignation has been accepted by the Government. The Hero. Sydney, To-day. Sailed, yesterday afternoon—Hero, for Auckland. Defence of Sydney Harbour. A suggestion has been made that Government should purchase two gunboats for the defence of Sydney Harbour. Wheat, Flour, and Freights. Adelaide, Yesterday. Wheat is quoted at 6s. There is a fair demand for town flour, which is unchanged at Ll 4 per ton; country brands, Ll 3. Freights are dull, and without change.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

AUSTRALIAN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 689, 15 July 1882

Word Count

AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 689, 15 July 1882

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.