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NEW SOUTH WALES

Rtdmbt, March 7 Apasseoger by the Rockton, from Fiji, reports that on the voyage he was robbed of a portmanteau which contained thirty sovereigns, thirty Napoleoni, j£>oo worth of diamonds and a letter of credit for ;£iooo. There is not the slightest clue to the robber. At a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce to-day Mr R. J. Creighton, of San Francisco, explained his scheme of a fortnightly San Franctpco service. He contended that five first-class steamers could land mails m the .colonies m the same time as those of tthe direct and Peninsula lines. The •cost of the service would be pec annum, of which he anticipated jbhe American Government would con£nbatc ,£40,000, leaving the colonies t 0 nay the balance. The Chamber, afteJ /toning to Mr Creighton, approved h*** scheme without favoring •ny one coi^P* 0 /- Efforts * re beln 8 made to secur^ « unultaneous action of the various Chk^^^ interested m recommending the «*«ne to the different colonial Gov^ments.

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NEW SOUTH WALES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889

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NEW SOUTH WALES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889

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