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AUSTRALIAN

Sydney, Sept. 1. Kemp emphatically declines to row any one until after the match with O'Connor. Walker's sawmill at Balmain. has been destroyed by fire. Damage esti mated at £8000. i The Rev. Mr Gardiner has returned to Sydney to attend the Presbytery and answer the charges brought against him. It is stated that he will probably appeal against the decision of the Divorce Court, which granted a decree nisi to his wife. The Presbytery meets to-morrow. Melbourne, September 1. The "Argus" has an article to-day dealing with the JS'ew Zealand Railway Commissioners' anirual report, m which it states that m railways, as m other matters, it looks as if the sister colony hud fairly turned the corner

and is to be congratulated accordingly. Comparing the New Zealand railway returns with the Victorian, the "Argus" states that working expenses are six per cent, less than last year's Victorian rates, and that the lines now pay three per cent., while ours this year give very little more.

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AUSTRALIAN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2507, 2 September 1890

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AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2507, 2 September 1890

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