[By Electric Telegraph—Copyright.] (Peb Press Association.]
THE SAN FRANCISCO SERVICE. SYDNEY, Jcne 19.
The Cabinet is discussing the question of renewing the San Francisco service, and it will probably be settled this week.
DISCOVERY OF TIN. PERTH, Junk 20. A rich discovery of tin is reported to have taken place at the Blackwood River.
CHINA AND EASTERN NEWS. THURSDAY ISLAND, Jcne 20. The Torres Strait steamer brings news that Fu Chong has been appointed Chinese Minister to England. Tho Emperor of China has ordered the construction of the Tung Chow Railway to cease, and directed the Board of Revenue to provide a million taels to meet the expense of compensation.
THE LATEST PHASE OF PRO TECTION.
MELBOURNE, June 20.
The Victorian Artiste' Society endeavored to get an import duty of 10 per cent, placed on imported inferior pictures, but the Government declined to entertain the proposal.
MASSACRES AT THE ISLANDS.
BRISBANE, June 20.
News haß been received here that Mr Davelle, a copra dealer, has been massacred at the Solomon Group. A Native was hacked to pieces at Santo because he was bolieved to have indulged in witchcraft.
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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7938, 20 June 1889
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