Memourne, April 14. Victoria and New South Wales a^ree to subscribe, conjointly with other colonies, to pay Dr Ellis £10,000 if his specific for the extermination of wheat rust is successful. The Hon. Duncan Gillies has approved of Sir Henry Parkes' federal resolutions for submission to the various Parliaments. The Hon. James Service has been interviewed with respect to statements made by Mr J. Higginson regarding New Caledonia, and has said that under no circumstances would Great Britain give her consent to even a rod of land in the New Hebrides Islands being handed over to t=, any foreign power. Any Victorian Ministry suggesting such a thing would be turned out of office with only twenty-four hours', notice. . . >
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VICTORIA., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2401, 15 April 1890
VICTORIA. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2401, 15 April 1890
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