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[By Eleotbxo Telegraph.—Copyright.] [Per Press Association.] A STEAMER ON FIRE. SYDNEY, Mat 14. (Receded May 14,1889, at 2 p.m.) News has been received here that the steamship Riverina, bound from this port to London, has arrived at Aden, Her cargo (which included flax) took Are, but the flames were extinguished. The origin of the fire is not stated. A THREATENED STRIKE OP MINERS. ADELAIDE, May 14. Owing to the fall in copper, the Moonta Company have notified their miners of their intention to reduce the rate of wages. The latter have threatened to strike, and if they go out a thousand men and boys will be without employment. DEATH QNSHIPBOARD. MELBOURNE, May li During the voyage of the Orient-liner Oroya from Plymouth to this port Mr P. S. Smith, a saloon passenger for Auckland, died of phthisis.

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INTERCOLONIAL., Issue 7906, 14 May 1889

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INTERCOLONIAL. Issue 7906, 14 May 1889

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