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INTERCOLONIAL.

[Br Electric Teleobafh.—Coptbight.) [Pee Press Association.]

NAVAL. SYDNEY, June 18. H.I.M. Olga has been ordered to return to Germany. EFFECTS OF THE FLOODS. SYDNEY, June 18. The Albury district is in a fearful eon* dition owing to the floods. The roads are impassable in most places. Many of the farmers have abandoned all hope of getting in full crops, consequently there will be a small area under cultivation this year. MELBOURNE, June IS.

Tho floods up country still continue. Sir John Coode's scheme for opening tho Gippsland lakes at a cost of many thousands of pounds was carried out yesterday in a remarkably unexpected manner. Daring the height of tho gale a terrific sea broke in, scouring the channel to the contract depth, and opening the lakos to navigation.

A DEAR WHISTLE. MELBOURNE, June I*.

It is officially stated that the cost of tb» Centennial Exhibition to tho colony has been L 260.000.

IRVING BISHOP'S DEATH

ALBANY, Junk 18.

The mail steamer has arrived. Her news says that the physicians justify the autopsy on Irving Bishop by ascertaining that hj» was dead, and on the ground of the scientific interest that attached to such an extraordinary brain as he possessed. The specialists are, however, of opinion that Bishop was probably dead, but they say it passes medical power to declare death for certain until decomposition has set in. DespiteMrs Bishops precautions to defeat th» object of the doctors, who displayed great haste to get the brain while the body was yet warm, the operation was performed before any of the relatives knew of living's supposed death.

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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7936, 18 June 1889

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INTERCOLONIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7936, 18 June 1889

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