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AUSTRALIAN NEWS.

Melboubnb, N0v. ; 21,

The English cricket team proceed up t country to-morrow (Sunday). On‘Monay they will be the guests of W. J. Clark, Rupertswood,-previous to going on to Sydney. A determined attempt at sumidA was made by Margaret Burgess bn Saturday last. She threw herself in the Tarra, and Constable McKenzie succeeded in rescuing her. 1 *" A man, unknown, was found with hie throat cut in Albert Park. It is supposed to be a case of. suicide. . ;

A youth named Moore, sent to the bank with a deposit by his son, of Lonsdale street, paia m in notes and cheques, and kept £6O in jgold. He gave himself up to, the/polioe on Saturday, and was remanded.,.'.;; , The manager of the Commercial.JJank of Heathcote wa< driving between M/sathoote and Sandhurst Jbh Friday, ryhen a man hailed him and pulled him from the buggy, and struck him violently, rendering him insensible, and rifled his,pockets, but overlooked L3OO in bullian, jqrhich was in the buggy, also eleven hundred unsigned bank notes. On Friday night an extremely brilliant aurora was visible. The firemen tamed out believing it was a large fire,' T The Victorian Rifle Association* ipseting at Williamstown com menses ‘.to-day. Victoria, New South Wales, andoTasmania teams take part in an intercolonial match. ' . . .otl ' Sydney, Nov.; 21.

The Executive Council have decided in the case of Dunn, sentenced to for arson in connection with the fire by which Mrs Wright lost her Fife, to ~commute it to hard labor for life. The first Three years shall be passed in irons. f . The Australian Eleven 'arrived on Satbrday, and were warmly Welcome/d.

Works are proceeding to raise the’Austral. The divers are still; employed closing alt apertures. The wharf laborers’ strike still continues, causing’ inconvenience to shipping interests. ’ ' The trustees of the Art GallerjP purchased Leighton’s picture “ Wedded,” exhibited this year in the Academy./ Brisbane, Nov.’ fil. The steamer Devonshire arrived at Bundaberg on Friday, with a nud\Ber of Cingalese on board. About sixty Europeans attemped to oppose their lauding, and the Coolies drew knifes and the yrhite men ran away. Afterwards the Europeans forced the natives to leave off work. One Coolie and a’‘white’ringleader were arrested and affairs became quieter. A Coolie meeting is arrabated to take place in Rockhampton. , Adelaide, Nov.' ! 2l.

The Nairne railway strike is virtually ended. Some hundreds of men have returned to work. "The laborers’ strike a Port Adelaide is also nearly over. All employers, except the South Australian Stevedore Company, acceded to the terms demanded. A man named Buxton, who was missing in Border Town for some days, was found in a water-hole in the centre of the town, from which' the principal water supply was drawn, i

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AUSTRALIAN NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 804, 28 November 1882

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AUSTRALIAN NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 804, 28 November 1882

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