The steamer Afghan, while loading coal at Newcastle, foundered with 2,500 tons of coal on board. It is supposed the valve in the bottom wai accidentally left opsn. The vessel is lying in shallow water on a soft bottom. The work of rescuing the miners imprisoned at the A. A. Company's mineat Newcastle has ceased for the present, owing to fresh dangers threatening those engaged in the depths of the mine. A pony which had been entombed twelve days was rescued alive. The Maoris played Northumberland district at Maitland under the Victorian rules, and were beaten by six goals to three. In the Sydney wheat market New Zealand is 4s to 4s 3d ; Californian, 4s 4d to 4s 6d ; Adelaide, 5s to 5s Id.
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Australian., Evening Star, Issue 7952, 6 July 1889
Australian. Evening Star, Issue 7952, 6 July 1889
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