Brisbane, January 4» The drought is being severely felt m New Guinea, and there is a scarcity of food. It is anticipated that a famine will result during the ye*r. A Cingalese named Peter has been murdered at Charters Towers, and two persons supposed to be connected with it have been arrested.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2029, 5 January 1889
QUEENSLAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2029, 5 January 1889
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