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INTERCOLONIAL.

[By Elbotbio Telegraph—Copyright.] [Peb Press Association. |

POSTAL. SYDNEY, July 24. (Received Ju'y 24,1889, at 12.20 p.m.)

The Government propose to introduce legislation for the purpose of establishing parcels post, postal note, and pneumatio tube services. The Postmaßter-General has given notice of motion for Tuesday to this effect.

THE SAN FRANCISCO SERVICE. SYDNEY, July 24.

The Houso agreed to an extension of the San Francisco service for twelve months; the subsidy to be reduced to L 33.000, with a provision that if New Zealand hereafter joins the contract, or contributes in postages or subsidy any sum exceeding L 6,000, suoh excess, to the extent of L 3.500, is to go to the Union Steam Ship Company. New South Wales is to take two-thirds, and the company one-third of any American contribution. All postages will be retained by this colony, subject to an adjustment of a share with New Zealand, if the latter agrees to the extension. One of the conditions of the contract will be that only European crews shall be employed on the steamers.

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INTERCOLONIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7967, 24 July 1889

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INTERCOLONIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7967, 24 July 1889

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