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VICTORIA.

Mblbouknic, November 19. On Saturday night an encounter took place m Little Bourke street between Chinese and larrikins. One of the former was held down and a laborer named Cutter jumped on his chest and killed him. Cutter has been arrested. A trading schooner foundered m a squall off St Leonards, a small fishing village m Hobson's Bay, seventy miles south-west of Melbourne. The crew made for the top of the rigging, where they remained for some hours before /their rescue, which, owing to the sea, was accomplished with difficulty. The Federal Timber Yards have been burned, also part of Sangland's foundry. A quantity of valuable machinery was. damaged. The fire spread to a row of cottages on the bank of the Yarra, which was completely gutted, Sparks flew to a great distance and four fires broke out m the suburbs, apparently all from sparks from the first fire. Great damage has been sustained, QUEENSLAND. - Brisbane, November 19. On the Darling Downs, and especially m the neighborhood of Dally, stock is dying fast. A water famine is

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VICTORIA., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1992, 20 November 1888

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VICTORIA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1992, 20 November 1888

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