AUSTRALIAN. [pee. press association.] Sydney, July 16. Lord Carrington inaugurated Arbor Day with some ceremony, and planted the first trees with his own hands. A special meeting of the Grand Lodge of New South Wales unanimously resolved to extend recognition to the Grand Lodges of New' Zealand and Tasmania. O'Connor asserts his willingness to row McLean for £200 aside m three months. Replying to a question m ti^ Assembly the Po3tmaster-General said the Government recognised the desirability of an alternative cable. They were now considering the matter, and would invite the attention of Parliament at an early date. The barque Zodiac, from Kaipara to Melbourne, bore into Camden harbor this morning, flying signals of distress. A passing steamer bound to Brisbane went to her assistance, transhipped the crew and proceeded on her voyage. The abandoned barque afterwards drifted ashore. No further particulars are known.
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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2467, 17 July 1890
TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2467, 17 July 1890
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