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AUSTRALIAN

Kyiwjey, October 27. The Premier denies there is the slightest ground for the rumor that Mr Bruce. Smith succeeds Sir Saul Samuel as Agent-Gfeneral.. . I; , „ ..,,'"■ ;,. .-AuELAipk, October 27. , The barque^siringa, which arrived from London y last Tuesday, brings •news of;a^ collision at Sea, resulting m -the loss of a-vessel and seven of the hattd§; m the vicinity of the Equator. When m 5 deg. South lat: and 29 deg. West long, she fell m with the Argumene, of Liverpool, bound from San Francisco to the United Kingdom, which was flying a distress signal. It was found,. that the whole of the | vessel's bows below the bowsprit had been stove hv On reaching hor it was ascertained that-the. .Argumene had' come into collision with, and sunk, a British barque named The Doverby, 871 ton?, bound from Antwerp to Valparaiso, She was working m the wind - down ■■ the'- Atlantic when the collision took plaae. . The Doverby wen t« down m seven minutes, taking with her seven' of the hands. The; other elefeh .scramblj&f oil board the! Argamene, The whole of the latter! vessel's bows were stove m below the* water-line, and the collision bulkheads proved her only safety. The hands! were throwing the cargo overboard! when the jJßarraga appeared. The: masterof''tire disabled ship resolved to* try to reach Pernambuco, 480 miles: distant, having arranged with a French; Vessel, which arrived before tjhej Baringa, to remain m company with; her. .'••■. • '.'','.';. ■(' '■' •'■'■-,'/ ;:j > ;■■■ ;

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AUSTRALIAN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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AUSTRALIAN Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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