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INTERCOLONIAL.

[By Elbotbio Telegraph—Gopybighi!.] [Pkb Press Association.]

THE SUGAR CONVENTION.

ADELAIDE, May 16,

Premier Playford, referring to yesterday's cablegram re the Sugar Convention, says that he has heard nothing which leads him to think that Qreat Britain can hold the colonies bound to any law that England may pass on the subject; nor does he think that such a position would have any force so far as Australia is concerned.

AN EXTRAORDINARY DISCOVERY, SYDNEY, May 16.

The petrified body of a man has been found in a solid block of marble in a quarry near Orange. It is nearly perfect, and the head shows unmistakeable signs of having been scalped before death.

HELD FOR MURDER.

BRISBANE, May 16

At Cloneurry a man named Murray shot a man named Rogers dead. Murray and his wife are in custody.

INTERPROVINCIAL.

[Pes United Press Association. 1

CHRISTCHURCH, May 16,

The Mayor (Mr C. Louisson) has received a letter signed by over 400 citizens thanking him for refusing to preside at the meeting of Parnell sympathisers held here in March last.

WELLINGTON, May 16.

A threshing maohine at Featherstone, belonging to Thomas George Bean, was destroyed by fire this morning. It was insured for L2OO in the New Zealand Office. Incendiarism is suspected.

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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7908, 16 May 1889

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INTERCOLONIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7908, 16 May 1889

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