PIR PBBSS 168001 ATIOK.J NEW SOUT!I WALES. Btenet, November 7The wheat crops m the Glen Innes district have failed. It is estimated that the miners strike has cost the mine masters and men over ;£i 50,000. The annual meeting of the South Pacific Petroleum Company has been further adjourned for three weeks, pending the receipt of a report as to the progress of the work at Gisborne. ' Information has been received that Dr Drummond, the levanter from Ashfield, New South Wales, was arrested at Colombo, on board the North German Company's steamer Hohenstaufen, which left Sydney for Bremen via Colombo and other ports on Oct. 12th, The prisonerj seeing that all means of escape were hopeless, took a heavy dose of poison, and within five tnimutes death resulted. The pseudodoctor was wanted on a charge of larceny of belonging to his wife. A large sum of money (more , than sufficient to cover the wife's loss) was discovered aupog the effects of .ftc#ie4. j
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 8 November 1888
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 8 November 1888
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