Two men named Salliers and Millar have been drowned by floods in the Manning River, Taree. In reply to a question as to the appointment of Mr Finch-Hatton as delegate to the Conference re the Canadian cable, Sir Henry Parkes said that after the recent dispute between the late Government and the Government of Victoria concerning the place of meeting, the matter had been allowed to drop. He went on to say that, so far as his Government was concerned, no negotiations whatever had taken place; and unless the Imperial Government had received special information on the subject, Mr FinchHatton's appointment was premature,
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Australian., Evening Star, Issue 7923, 3 June 1889
Australian. Evening Star, Issue 7923, 3 June 1889
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