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AUSTRALIAN.

[reutbb’s teleqrA.MS-— copyrioht.] The Electric Light. Melbourne, Nov. 8.; A company has been formed here to acquire from Sir Julius Vogel the sole right of using the Brush and Lane-Fox system of electriclighting in Victoria. Sir Julius Vogel has nearly completed arrangements for illuminating the Spencer street railway station by an arc light, and is also making preparations for installation of the incandescent lamps in the Elizabeth street station. The Markets. Malting barley is firm at 5s 4d ; shipping wheat is weaker at 5s fid. The market for New Zealand oats is Uiisteady; feeding qualities are worth to 4s ad, and milling ditto 4s 46 to sd. During the week Messrs Golds- - and Co., Limited, have soW 8,300 bales at their wool auctions. Large attendances of home and foreign buyers continue, and prices remain very firm. Greasy wools averaged from 8d to 14^d. Several large clips are realising iad to i4d; washed wools brought from 14d to 2 sd. The Cup Winner. Melbourne, Yesterday. The horse Assyrian, winner of the last Melbourne Cup, has been sold for 400 guineas. Nov. 10, 1.30 p.m.] The Garonne. Arrived, last evening—Orient steamship Garonne, from Plymouth (Sept 26) via Aden. IFire. A destructive fire occurred this after-

noon at Nott street, Sandridge. Twelve houses were totally destroyed. The total loss is'estimated at 14,000. [Received Nov. 10, noon.] WOOL ; The weekly report of the New Zealand Loan and, Mercantile Agency Company shows that during the week the wool catalogued has fair, comprising 1,700 ■ bales, principally small lots, though*there have been one or two larger clips. There had been a large attendan.ee of buyers with brisk competition, and 1,500 bales had been sold. Sound merinos and fine crossbreds had been very firm, but lower grades were slightly irregular. 114 bales of wellgrown combing merino wool from the Western district realised bales from the Murray district fetched 13d; while 12was bid for 82 bales of' fine crossbreds from the Western district; and for 42 bales of scoured superior combing was obtained. The Black Cap. Sydney, Nov. 8. The trial Of William Dunn, who spine time ago set fire to Wright’s Building factory, was concluded at the Supreme Court to-day. The prisoner was found guilty of having caused the death of Mrs Wright, who perished in the flames, and was sentenced to death.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 789, 10 November 1882

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 789, 10 November 1882

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