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NEW SOUTH WALES.

Sydney, October 31. The man De Vere, who stuck up the English, Scottish, and Australian Chartered Bank on the 15th inst, has been sentenced to seven years. Whisby, who was injured m the railway accident at Fish River tanks on Sunday morning, died to-day. The South Pacific Petroleum Company's annual meeting to-day was adjourned for a week, pending the receipt of a report from Gisborne respecting the test of the well which is now being made. Thirteen members of the Legislative Council some time ago signed a memorandum protesting against the appointment of new Councillors! and forwarded it to his Excellency the Governor. Lord Carrington sent the protest to Lord Knutsford, accompanied by a memorandum from the Premier justifying the appointment on the ground of expediency, and urging the necessity of making appointments of new members to fill the places of those in- ' capacitated by old age. Lord Knutsford has now replied, approving the appointment on the grounds urged by Sir H. Parkes.

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NEW SOUTH WALES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1885, 1 November 1888

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NEW SOUTH WALES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1885, 1 November 1888

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