The Tongariro sailed from Plymouth yesterday for Wellington. (Received January 14, 12 30 p,m.) THE WEATHER IN AUSTRALIA Sydkxy, Januaiy 14. Intense heat is being experienced all over New South Wales, the thermometer ranging from 1 05 to ia4 « the shade. The crops at "Gulgoner have been abandoned . Bush fires have done much damage at Carcoar, where the grass has been mostly destroyed. A water famine is raging m Wilgetta district. Dams are drying up, and unless rain falls within three weeks the consequences will be terrible to both man and beast A man] was found dead at Booroma station, evidently having succumbed to thirst.
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THE TONGARIRO., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2036, 14 January 1889
THE TONGARIRO. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2036, 14 January 1889
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