Further information received from Noumea leads to the belief that the two Frenchmen, Lebel and Fumaroli, Avere murdered by Rossi, with whom they were on bad terms. H.M.S. Opal and a French gunboat are making inquiries. The magnificent stables connected with the Warwick Farm Eacing Club, near Sydney, have been destroyed by fire. A largo number of valuable Australian horses were quartered in the stables, but all were got out safely. The stables were owned by the Hon. W. A. Long. A powerful Queensland syndicate has obtained twenty square miles of gold-bearing country in thePahang district, Malay Peninsula, which they intend to work. From a ton of specimens the syndicate has obtained 102oz of gold, which has been sold at Singapore at L 3 2s Gd per oz.
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Australian., Evening Star, Issue 7944, 27 June 1889
Australian. Evening Star, Issue 7944, 27 June 1889
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