The Melbourne ' Age' in a (strong article yesterday morning says:— "The republication of the 'Age' article challenging Mr John Dillon, one of the Irish delegates now in Australia, to account for the disposal of the League funds by the London « Times' will act as a timely corrigent to the false, misleading reports as to the growing success of the mission in Australia with which Mr Dillon gulls his dupes in Ireland, and will convince the people of England that we are not such fools in the colonies as Mr Dillon represents us. While readily admitting that the Irish people are suffering cruelly from oppression and neglect, we in Australia have no sympathy with organisations employing assassine.and dynamiters to get rid of political opponents, and which grow fat by trading upou the ignorance of their friends."
New Zealand wheat is only fetching 4s 2d to 4s fid at Sydney, and a further decline is anticipated. The cargo of wheat ex Gatherer, from San Francisco, has been sold to a firm of millers, and will not therefore go into the market.
An information for embezzlement has been laid against Mr John Davies, 0.M.G., in connection with alleged irregularities in the administration of the affairs of the Sydney Casual La-bor Board, of which he was chairman.
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Australian., Evening Star, Issue 7934, 15 June 1889
Australian. Evening Star, Issue 7934, 15 June 1889
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