NEW SOUTH WALES.
Bydnby, August 24.
The Government have submitted a proposal to the English Government that the garrisons on Thursday Island and at King George's Sound should be furnished by the several colonies and placed under federal command. Lord Knutsford replies that the question is receiving careful consideration at the hands of the Cabinet. Mr Gillies, Premier of Victoria, suggests that Western Australia should provide the garrison for St George's Sound, and Queensland that for Thursday Island. He further suggests that m the event of war the footing should be increased at the cost of the other colonies.
Sydney, August 25 A sad accident occurred on the Newcastle Railway line Ja^t evening. Two brothers named Carroll and a friend named Buxton, were walking along the line when a train overtook them. Both the Carrolls were knocked down and horribly mutilated, aod Buxton was terribly injured, his life being despaired of. The Carroll brothers were dead when picked up.
The search for bodies m the Glebe pit has resulted m the recovery oi the body of a man named Roberts,
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