[REUTER’S TELEGRAMS —COPYRIGHT.] The Dispute. Sydney, Yesterday. The dispute between the Pacific Mail Company and Seamen’s Union relative to employment of Chinese aboard the Zealandia still continues. The Company ate now shipping a fresh crew for the vessel under the protection of the police, to avoid intimidation. Shipping. Arrived—Wakatipu, from Wellington this afternoon. Defence. Brisbane, Yesterday Precautionary measures, in view ot a possible outbreak of war between England and Russia, are being taken by the Queensland Government in order to place the colony in a better state of defence. The various forces are being increased, and stringent regulations have been drawn up to control the! entry of foreign and other vessels into Moreton Bay.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1515, 16 April 1885
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1515, 16 April 1885
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