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INTERCOLONIAL.

(b» ewiotbio tblettbaph.—■cofybiohx,] [Peb Pbkss Association.] SPORTING. SYDNEY, July 18. (Recoked July 18,1889, at 12.40 p.m.) Home Rule and Merlin have been scratched for the Hawkesbury Handicap. THE WEATHER IN MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE, July 18. A dense fog was experienced in the city yesterday, and all railway and street traffic was suspended. Numerous casualties are reported, but none are of a serious character. A GOOD NUGGET. MELBOURNE, July 18. A nugget containing 4Gloz of pure gold has been discovered by a poor man working in a mine in Tarnagualla township, a»tut 135 miles north-west of Melbourne. A SUSPECTED MURDER. MELBOURNE. July 18. The body of a woman named Annie Thornton has been discovered in a cottage in the city, and there is little doubt that a foul murder has been committed. From the condition of the corpse it is apparent that the murder took place quite a week ago. As yet no clue to the perpetrators of the crime has been obtained. TURNED UP. THURSDAY ISLAND, July 18. A boat containing the mate and fivo of the crew of the German barque Kenilworth, wrecked at Fiy River, New Guinea, and whish was reported to be mißsing, has arrived safely. [rbe second mate of th's vessel, which was reported on July 8 to be wrecked on Percy Island on the voyage from Brisbane to Bangkok, in ballast, to load with rice for England, was Mr Oscar Manning, son of Mr J. Manning, Burton Brewery, Rangiora. Singularly enough, in a letter dated Jane 11, from Brisbane, Mr Manning states to a friend that the vessel was proceeding to Bangkok through Torres Strait, and adds—"so if you hear of our being wrecked don't ba surprised." Read in the light of sub« sequent eventp, the expression (though ouly used at tho time to fill up a Hue in a letter) Beeras like second sight.—'Press.']

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INTERCOLONIAL., Issue 7962, 18 July 1889

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INTERCOLONIAL. Issue 7962, 18 July 1889

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