NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney, December 3. ' Weather reports from different parts of- the continent to-day show that m Victoria the weather is fine and hot, without any rain. In Queensland rain was pretty general all over the country on Saturday and Sunday. Light showers were falling to-day. The rain m the latter colony has had the effect of greatly improving agricultural and pastoral prospects. In this colony (New South Wales) the weather is fine with the exception of the districts of Ballana and Lismore, where light rains are falling. . In the Supreme Court to-day a sheep farmer named Markham recovered .£15,000 from Government, being the p.rnount of damages claimed for the value of sheep which plaintiff alleged had contracted scab m the Government quarantine ground, rendering necessary the subsequent destruction of the whole flock.
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NEW SOUTH WALES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2004, 4 December 1888
NEW SOUTH WALES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2004, 4 December 1888
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