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AUSTRALIAN.

[rRUTKr’s TELEGRAMS —COPYRIGHT.] The Electric Light. Melbourne, Yesterday. A trial of the electric light at the . Spencer street railway station took place last night A sedtion arc and forty incandescent lamps were in position, and the trial was completely successful. Subsequently Sir Julius Vogel entertained a large number of guests at supper,' when the room was brilliantly 'lighted with incandescent lamps. The Australian Cricketers. ■_ The Australian cricketing team arrived here to-day, and were cordially received. A banquet will, be given in their honor on Monday next at the Town Hall, and on Tuesday a display of fireworks will take place! on' the grounds of the Melbourne Club. , The'English Eleven. 1 The English Eleven commenced a match to-day against Twenty-two of 6astlemaine. The weather was fine. According to the latest reports the home:team have four wickets down for, (Received Nov. 25,1.30p.ra.J -Kauri. ;<2; S. Rossiand Co,,- of Melbourne, report sales of kauri timber, ex Prospector, at the following average prices per too feet Super, sawn flitches, 3d ; sawn boards, 1 inch, x6s gd j ' sawn boards, to 3 inch, 16s. The market is weaker. : [Received Nov. 25, 1.15 p.m.] Cricket. Melbourne, To--!ay. In the fcricket match at Castlemaine yesterday the local Twenty-two, in their first innings, scored 136. At the close of the day’s play the Englishmen had lost no wickets for nine runs. Australian Mutual Provident Society. Sydney, Yesterday. At the recent special general meeting of,the members of the Australiap Mutual ■’ Provident- Sbciety, the amendments of the by-laws providing for changes in the mode of the election of officers and the distribution of the profits, etc., as proposed by the Board, were agreed to. After the distribution. of next year’s •'surplus:: the .profits of the Society will ' Be 1 divided ''annually, instead of quinqucnnially as heretofore. Produce. ■ =New Zealand Wheat has declined to 4s 3d; New Zealand bats have advanced to 3s yd; maize has risen 104 s gd. ' Sugar Gbrapahy’s No. 1 pieces remain at L 35 per toft. " ’ Sir Henry. , , A political meeting, at which Sir , 'Henry Tarlces addressed his constituents, Was held here last evening. He was received with much enthusiasm, - and accorded a vote of thanks and confidence. . ■ [Received Nov. 25,1.15 p.m. J wheat, Flour, and Freights. ’ • Adelaide, To-day. Wheat has no enquiry, arid there is '/nothing doing. Town flour, Lll 15s; ! .country-brands, Lxo 15s. Freights to : the United Kingdom from Adelaide are ■ 37s 6d; from outports, 30s. ‘ -\W,s hrThe Crops- • • The crops in the south-eastern districts are ’reported to be in splendid condition.. ,

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 802, 25 November 1882

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 802, 25 November 1882

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