Melbourne, September 24. Owing to the dearness of coal the price of gas has risen. In consequence of the proximity of: the Islands to New Zealand that colony will probably be asked to undertake the construction of a light on the Snares. Sydney, September 24. Mr W. McFarlßne has given notice m the Legislative Assembly to move for the imposition of import duties on wheat, maize, oats, barley, and rye, of 6d per bushel; on beans and peas 4d per bushel; on hay, chaff and potatoes, of 10s per ton ; and on flour and meal' &\ per ton.
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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2527, 25 September 1890
AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2527, 25 September 1890
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