Owing to the points on the North Melbourne railway line being left open, three carriages of the Williamstown train were derailed and fell over on one side. Twelve persons were injured, two of the cases being serious.
Lord Carrington absolutely denies that be intends resigning the governorship of New South Wales.
The New South Wales Government have received information that the woman upon whom the man Bmttner committed a criminal assault, and for which he was sentenced to death, is of bad repute. The woman has confessed to having encouraged Buttner, and the Government therefore decided to commute the death sentence.
News received from Singapore states that the Norwegian barque Norway, bound from Singapore to New York, had foundered on the passage, but fortunately the crew reached the Mauritius in safety.
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Australian., Evening Star, Issue 7910, 18 May 1889
Australian. Evening Star, Issue 7910, 18 May 1889
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